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Naomi A. Murray
SEABROOK Naomi A. Murray, 79, of Seabrook, died Saturday at the Exeter Hospital in Exeter, N.H.
Born in West Burke, Vt. on May 10, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Clayton A. and Martha S. (Quimby) Smith. She had resided in Seabrook since 1977, coming from Exeter, N.H.
Mrs. Murray worked for Welpro Shoe Company in Seabrook for 17 years, retiring in 1984.
She is survived by three sons, Donald Murray of Plaistow, N.H., Ronald Murray of Seabrook and Richard Murray of Denver, Colo.; one daughter, Dianne Broyer of Manchester; 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Van Wyman of Timonium, Md.
Services will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton, N.H. 
Relatives and friends are invited. At the request of the family, there be no visiting hours. Cremation will be in the Phoenix Crematory, Hampton, N.H.
(Published January 26, 1998)

Becky Jane (Blomster) Lykins
PEABODY Becky Jane (Blomster) Lykins, 36, of Goldberg Road, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning at the Lahey Clinic North. She was the mother of two sons, Anthony Miglianico and Gerald Lykins both of Peabody.
Born in Lynn on Sept. 15, 1961, she was the daughter of Richard Blomster of Brandon, Fla., and Anna (Nickerson) Blomster, McMahan. She spent most of her life as a resident of Peabody.
In addition to her two sons and her parents, she is survived by a brother, Claud P. McMahan of Wyoming; three sisters, LouAna Cunha of Peabody, Cathleen Hammell of Lindenwold, N.J. and Paula Blomster of Amesbury; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was the sister of the late Claudia Hayward.
Her funeral service will be held tomorrow at noon at the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody. Rev. William H. Simpson of the Bethany United Church of Lynn will officiate.
Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Tuesday, 10 a.m. to noon. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Donations in her name may be made to the C.A.B. Center for Addictive Behaviors, 27 Congress St., Salem, Mass. 01970.
(Published January 26, 1998)

Herbert I. Hopkins
SEABROOK Herbert I. Hopkins, 72, of New Zealand Road, died suddenly Saturday at his home. He was the husband of Avis (Trask) Hopkins.
Born in Malden on Jan. 18, 1926, he was the son of the late George and LaLa (Brannen) Hopkins. He was a native of Malden and former resident of Lynn. He moved to Seabrook 22 years ago.
Mr. Hopkins was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Navy. He was a retired foreman with C.L. Hathway & Sons of Lynn.
In addition to his wife of 54 years, he is survived by three sons, Raymond Hopkins and Wayne Hopkins, both of Peabody, and Herbert Hopkins Jr. of Cumberland, Maine; four daughters, Marione Sidel of Stratham, N.H., Nancy Smith of Salisbury, Karen Sacherski of Lynn and Louanne Wentworth of Amesbury; a brother, Donald Hopkins of Manchester, N.H.; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter, N.H. The Rev. John Folley, pastor of the East Parish Methodist Church of Salisbury, will officiate. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Seabrook.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in his memory to the East Parish Methodist Church, 8 Lafayette St., Salisbury, Mass. 01952.
(Published January 26, 1998)

Catherine E. (Sonier) Hebert
NEWBURYPORT Catherine E. (Sonier) Hebert, 91, of 186 Storey Avenue and a resident of West Newbury until 1977, died Sunday at the Country Manor Nursing Home in Newburyport. She was the wife of the late Arthur Hebert.
Born in Merrimac on Sept. 1, 1906, she was the daughter of the late Maxine and Theresa (Lyons) Sonier.
She is survived by four cousins, Mary Sullivan and Robert B. Lyons both of Newburyport, Mary Renaud of Newark, Del., and Angela Gardzina of Pine Mountain, Ga.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Green Street, Newburyport. Calling hours will precede the funeral service, from 10-10:30 a.m.
(Published January 26, 1998)

Arlyn R. Leach
NEWTON, N.H. Arlyn R. Leach, 61, of 2 Bear Hill Road, died Saturday afternoon at Exeter Hospital in Exeter, N.H. He was the husband of Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Barnes) Leach.
Born in Ellsworth, Maine, Oct. 8, 1936, he was the son of Walter R. Leach of Cherryfield, Maine, and the late Madeleine P. (Scott) Leach.
Mr. Leach received a bachelor of science degree in electronic engineering from the University of Maine in 1959 and in 1966 he received his master of science degree in electronic engineering from the University of New Hampshire.
He had worked as an engineer for the former Western Electric Co., now Lucent Technologies, for 30 years.
A member of the First Christian Church of Newton, N.H., he also served as a deacon of the church.
Mr. Leach and his wife enjoyed skiing and traveling.
In addition to his wife and his father, he is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth A. and Arlene Leach, and David S. and Christine Leach, and two grandchildren, Margaret and Denzil, all of Newton, N.H.; and a brother, Wayne Leach of Winslow, Maine.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 5 Amesbury Road, Newton, N.H.
Private burial will be at the New Sharon Cemetery, New Sharon, Maine.
Calling hours at Paul C. Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Ave., Amesbury, are tomorrow, 7-9 p.m.
(Published January 26, 1998)

Leona P. "Lee" (Chetsas) Hall
MEREDITH, N.H. Leona P. "Lee" (Chetsas) Hall, 73, of Meredith, N.H., formerly of Newburyport, died yesterday at her home after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Warren C. Hall, who died in 1996.
Born in Newburyport, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Evdokea Chetsas. She was raised in Newburyport and was a 1942 graduate of Newburyport High School.
Mrs. Hall had worked for the former CBS-Hytron Co. in Newburyport and also worked as a hostess for many area restaurants.
She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church Of The Annunciation of Newburyport.
She is survived by a son, Johnathan Geanakos of Ipswich; a brother, Leonidas "Leon" Chetsas of Amesbury; two sisters, Bessie Christopher of Florida and Madeline Christopher of California; two grandchildren, Alexander and Abigail Geanakos, both of Ipswich; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Diomides "Don" Chetsas.
Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, followed by funeral services at 11 at the Greek Orthodox Church Of The Annunciation, Harris Street, Newburyport.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Amesbury.
Calling hours are tomorrow, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Annunciation Church Building Fund, PO Box 575, Newburyport, Mass. 01950.
(Published January 26, 1998)

Thomas R. Fale
LONG BEACH, Calif. Thomas R. Fale, 40, of 7890 East Spring St., Long Beach, formerly of Groveland, died early Wednesday morning in Los Alamitos, Calif.
Born in Melrose, April 20, 1958, he was the son of Richard K. Fale of Long Beach and Patricia (Tarr) Busch of Kingston, N.H.
He had been living in Long Beach for the past five years, where he had worked as a cabinet maker at Barr Lumber Co. Before moving to California, he had worked at Vernon Plastics in Haverhill.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Erin Fale of Groveland; two sons, Daniel and Thomas Fale, both of Plaistow, N.H; a sister, Jill McComiskie of Groveland; two brothers, John Fale of Pembroke and Greg Fale of Bradford; paternal grandmother, Alice Fale of Maine; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Paul C. Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, 334 Main St., Haverhill, followed by burial in Riverview Cemetery, Groveland.
Calling hours at the funeral home will be Wednesday, 2-4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
(Published January 26, 1998)

Dorothy M. Corcoran
LYNN Dorothy M. Corcoran, 76, of Greenwood Avenue, died yesterday at Union Hospital in Lynn after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Michael B. Corcoran, with whom she shared 58 years of marriage.
Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Agnes (Kiley) Kane. She was a 1940 graduate of Lynn Classical High School and was a lifelong resident of Lynn.
Mrs. Corcoran was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, where she was a former member of the Sodality. She was a member of the Pine Hill Civic Association. She was also an avid bowler in the Catholic Women's Bowling League and the Clam Shell Bowling League.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons and three daughters-in-law, Michael B. Corcoran of Lynn, Lawrence E. and Terry Corcoran of Lynn, Richard J. and Carolyn Corcoran of Rowley, and William T. and Kathleen Corcoran of Winthrop; two daughters, Priscilla A. Corcoran and Margaret J. Wilson, both of Lynn; three brothers, John Kane, William Kane and Richard Kane, all of Lynn; a sister, Ruth Curran of Lynn; her mother-in-law, Margaret (Gilbane) Corcoran of Lynn; 14 grandchildren, Donna Brown, Lori Harkness, Michael Corcoran, Kathleen, Colleen, Sean, Terrence, Molly, Matthew, Mark and Toni Corcoran, Christine McClory, William McClory and Mary Corcoran; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Raymond Kane, Robert Kane and Kathleen McGaughey.
Her funeral will be Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., followed by a funeral Mass at 10 at Sacred Heart Church.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Calling hours are this evening, 7-9, and tomorrow, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Church Building Fund, 571 Boston St., Lynn, Mass. 01905.
(Published January 26, 1998)

Jerome E. "Darby" Reardon
NEWBURYPORT Jerome E. "Darby" Reardon, 96, of Newburyport, died yesterday at Port Health Care. He was the husband of the late Alice M. (Meagher) Reardon.
Born in Newburyport on Oct. 31, 1901, he was the son of the late Daniel J. and Hannah (Buckley) Reardon. He graduated from Newburyport High School in 1920 and went to Kent's Hill School in Maine on a baseball scholarship.
Mr. Reardon retired from the former Cashman Hardware of Newburyport and Scott's Real Estate of Newburyport.
He was a pitcher in the Newburyport Twilight League. He was an avid outdoor sportsman and a member of the Essex County Sportsmen's Club.
Mr. Reardon was a member of the selection committee for the Newburyport High School Wall of Fame. 
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 231 for 73 years and a member of the Father O'Doherty 4th Degree of Haverhill.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Nolan Morris of Newburyport, with whom he made his home; three grandchildren, Michael Morris and Peter Yates, both of Newburyport, and Julie Carey of Amesbury; and five great-grandchildren, Allie and Emily Yates, Allison and Patrick Carey, and Haley Morris.
He was the father of the late Alice Yates and brother of the late John Reardon.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., followed by a funeral Mass at 11 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Green Street.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Calling hours at the funeral home are today, 5-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Merrimack Valley Hospice, 1 Water St., Haverhill, Mass. 01830.
(Published January 27, 1998)

Pamela J. (Nelson) Newton
WILTON, Calif. Pamela J. (Nelson) Newton, 42, of Wilton, Calif., formerly of Newbury, died Nov. 17, 1997 in Wilton. She was the wife of Peter Newton of Groton, N.H.
Born on Oct. 23, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Coady) Nelson.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Melanie Newton of Northfield, N.H.; a son, Jonathan Newton of Candler, N.C.; four brothers, Robert Nelson of Groveland, Alfred Nelson of Peabody, Jack Nelson of Danvers and Stephen Nelson of Haverhill; three grandchildren, Destiny, Lance and Demi; and several nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service was held at Highland Cemetery, Newburyport.
There were no calling hours.
Arrangements were by Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Funeral Home, 35 Green St., Newburyport.

Arthur L. Doucette
AMESBURY Arthur L. Doucette, 81, of Amesbury, died early yesterday morning at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport after a brief illness. He was the husband of Helen A. Doucette with whom he shared 46 years of marriage.
Born in Haverhill on May 2, 1916, he was the son of the late Bernard and Hattie (Robicheau) Doucette.
He served in the Navy as a chef during World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. While in Vietnam, he earned the Bronze Star. Mr. Doucette retired from the Navy in 1972 after 30 years' service.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Maureen A. Hoyt of Exeter, N.H., Kathleen A. Simard of Haverhill, Eileen A. McBride of Amesbury and Noreen A. Berry of East Kingston, N.H.; a brother, Paul Doucet of Haverhill, one sister, Theresa Ingram of Warwick, R.I.; and six grandchildren. He was the father of the late Dennis M. Doucette.
Funeral services will be Thursday at noon at the E.V. Jutras & Son Funeral Home, 118 Friend St. 
Calling hours will be 10 a.m.-noon, preceding the service. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Church, 9 Sparhawk St., Amesbury, Mass. 01913.
(Published January 27, 1998)

Mabel Elise (Prescott) Tidd
GOTHA, Fla. Mabel Elise (Prescott) Tidd, 76, of 3721 Pompano Court, died Sunday at her home. She was the wife of Ellsworth Tidd.
Born in Exeter, Maine, on July 27, 1921, the was the daughter of the late Ralph S. and Lillias (Grinnell) Prescott.
Mrs. Tidd was very active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Georgetown.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, James Tidd of Gilford, N.H., Nilson Tidd of Georgetown and Miles Tidd of East Hampton, N.H.; three daughters, Joanne Bagley of Exeter, N.H., Shirley Shultz of Rice, Minn. and Geanna Gute of Lancaster, Calif.; three brothers, Ralph Prescott of Georgetown, George Prescott of Haverhill and Melville Prescott of Okeechobee, Fla.; two sisters, Elizabeth Illsley of Prescott, Ariz. and Esther Chard of Kissimmee, Fla.; 31 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Jewett Street, Georgetown.
Burial will be private in Harmony Cemetery, Georgetown.
At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are by Merton E. Roberts Jr. Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St., Georgetown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 66Y Concord St., Wilmington, Mass. 01887-2100.
(Published May 19, 1998)

Harold M. Daniels
MERRIMAC Harold M. Daniels, 86, of 30 Winter St., Merrimac, died Sunday evening at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He was the husband of Anna G. (Eaton) Daniels.
Born in Rowley, Feb. 20, 1912, he was the son of the late John R. and Sarah (Mansfield) Daniels.
A resident of Rowley for the first 26 years of his life, he had been a resident of Merrimac for the past 60 years.
A plumber by profession, he worked for the former Franklin Plumbing Co. of Merrimac. In later years he worked as a janitor for the Donaghue and Sweetsir schools of Merrimac, and retired as janitor from the Merrimac Post Office. He also served on the Merrimac Fire Department for many years.
Mr. Daniels was a member and past worshipful master of Bethany Lodge AF&AM and had been actively involved with the Lodge of Instruction.
In addition to his wife of 62 years, he is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce E. and Norman W. Armstrong of Merrimac; a brother, Roland Daniels of Rowley; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
He was the father of the late Robert A. Daniels, who died Nov. 7, 1986.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Paul C. Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, 36 West Main St., followed by burial in Locust Grove Cemetery.
Calling hours are today, 2-4 and 7-9. Bethany Lodge will conduct Masonic services at 6:45.
Memorial donations may be made to the Merrimac Fire Department Ambulance Fund, 21 East Main St., Merrimac, Mass. 01860 or to Bethany Lodge AF&AM, 100 East Main St., Merrimac, Mass. 01860.
(Published May 19, 1998)

Raymond Abbott
HAVERHILL Raymond Abbott, 74, of Haverhill, formerly of Danvers, died Sunday in a local nursing facility following a lengthy illness.
Born on Aug. 30, 1923, he was the son of the late Everett and Lena (Goodwin) Abbott. He had resided in Danvers for many years prior to moving to Haverhill.
Mr. Abbott is survived by a sister, Celia Learoyd of Rowley; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Everett Abbott and Helen Gudavich.
A graveside service will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Sylvan Street, Danvers.
At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cerebral Palsy of the North Shore, 29 Lowell St., Peabody, Mass. 01960.
Arrangements are by C.R. Lyons & Sons, funeral directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers.
(Published May 19, 1998)

Robert Nigro
PEABODY Robert Nigro, 75, of 31 Mount Pleasant Drive, died yesterday at Salem Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Mary (Hoban) (Trohon) Nigro, who died last December. 
Mr. Nigro had been employed as a truck driver for Sanborn Motor Express of New England for 27 years before his retirement 13 years ago. He had been a member and shop steward of the Teamsters Union Local 25.
Born and raised in Revere, son of the late Benjamin and Anastasia (Modugno) Nigro, he had resided in Peabody for the past 41 years. 
An Army veteran of World War II, he served in the Pacific Theatre in Saipan, Guam and the Philippine Islands.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Mr. Nigro is survived by a son, William Trohon of Peabody; four daughters, Judith A. Fiske of Peabody, Kathleen Higgins of West Newbury, Geraldine Reed of Byfield and Roberta Hall of Cambridge; two brothers, William Nigro of Beverly and Arthur Nigro of Revere, four sisters, Helen Mirachi, Virginia Nigro, and Emily Bartolomucci, all of Revere, and Lucia Gargano of Winchester; 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held on Friday at 8:45 a.m. from the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., followed by a funeral Mass in St. John's Church at 9:30.
Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Calling hours are tomorrow, 5-8 p.m.
(Published April 9, 1997)

Helen V. (Lucy) Doyle
NEWBURYPORT Helen V. (Lucy) Doyle, 85, of 10 Upland Road, formerly of 10 Olde Town Way, Newbury, died this morning at her home. She was the wife of the late John E. Doyle.
Mrs. Doyle was a retired operator for the former New England Telephone Co.
Born in Newburyport, Oct. 30, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Mary (Murphy) Lucy.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy M. and Anthony J. Grillo of Newburyport, and Joan D. and Arthur V. Canning of Newbury; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas F. and Pauline Doyle of Norfolk, Va.; three grandchildren, Thomas D. Canning, Sean A. Canning, and Kimberlee J. Grillo; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. from the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., followed by a funeral Mass at 10 at Immaculate Conception Church, Green Street.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Calling hours are tomorrow, 5-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Home Health Care of Greater Newburyport, Oncology Palliative Care Program, 15 Green St., Newburyport, Mass. 01950.
(Published April 9, 1997)

Ethel M. (Russell) Thompson
NEWBURYPORT Ethel M. (Russell) Thompson, 98, of 113 Low St., died late Monday evening at the Port Healthcare Center in Newburyport. She was the wife of the late Arthur Thompson.
Mrs. Thompson had worked as a clerk at the former Osgood & Goodwin's of Newburyport and the former Safford's Jewelry of Newburyport.
Born in Minot, N.D. on April 3, 1899, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Mary J. (Mingo) Russell.
A member of Laurel Hill Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, she had been a past worthy matron of the chapter.
She is survived by a son, Gardiner Rodigrass of Newbury; two granddaughters and their husbands, Janet E. and Daniel A. Graf of Newbury and Nancy J. and Everett B. Burgoyne of Hampton, N.H.; five great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was the sister of the late George Russell, Eugene Russell and Evelyn Morse.
Funeral services and interment in South Byfield Cemetery, Georgetown, will be private.
By request of the family, there will be no calling hours. The family also requested that flowers be omitted.
Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Arrangements are by Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Funeral Home, 35 Green St., Newburyport.
(Published January 28, 1998)

Patricia A. Rule
AMESBURY Patricia A. Rule, 64, of 22 Maple St., died Monday evening at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. She was the wife of the late Thomas H. Rule.
Born in Newburyport on Sept. 12, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Malone) Sullivan.
Mrs. Rule had been a resident of Amesbury for the past 20 years.
She had previously worked for the former Western Electric Co. in North Andover, and the Cumberland Farms store in Newburyport.
She enjoyed making flower arrangements and crafts.
Mrs. Rule is survived by her daughter, Carol A. Rule of North Hampton, N.H.; her son, Thomas D. Rule of Newmarket, N.H.; a brother, Daniel Sullivan of Seabrook; two grandchildren, Jennifer Dastous of Salisbury and Thomas D. Rule Jr. of Merrimac; a great-granddaughter, Chanelle Ladd of Raymond, N.H.; six nieces; three nephews; and several cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, 34 Green St., Newburyport.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Newburyport.
Calling hours are Thursday, 5-8 p.m., at Simplicity Burial & Cremation Services, 287 High St., Newburyport.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church, 34 Green St., Newburyport, Mass. 01950.
(Published January 28, 1998)

Eleanor G. (Parker) Richard
SALISBURY Eleanor G. (Parker) Richard, 77, of 43 Forest Road, died yesterday at her home. She was the wife of the late Ernest M. Richard.
Born in North Andover on July 21, 1920, she was the daughter of the late William and Emily (Coulie) Parker. She was a graduate of Johnson High School in North Andover.
Mrs. Richard was retired from the former Pat & Pam Shop in Newburyport.
She was a member of the Sweet Adelines singing group.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Anne and Robert Bouffard of Danvers, Susanne and Donald Kingston of Waltham, and Renee and Robert Choiniere of Newburyport; two sons, David P. Richard of Salisbury and Marc W. Richard of Newburyport; a sister, Lois Early of Manchester, N.H.; three grandchildren, Gabe and Cori Choiniere and Jason Kingston; and extended family member, Christian Lyon.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Newburyport. Calling hours are tomorrow, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at the funeral home.
(Published January 28, 1998)

Frederick J. Howes
NEWBURYPORT Frederick J. Howes, 74, of 1 Charles St., died Monday at his home.
Mr. Howes was a retired custodian of Newburyport High School.
Born in Newburyport on July 26, 1923, he was the son of the late Earl and Gertrude (Bean) Howes.
He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion, Raymond E. Walton Post 70 of Seabrook.
Mr. Howes was a member of Elks Lodge 909, the North End Boat Club and the Neptune Club, all of Newburyport.
He was the brother of the late George Howes.
At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours.
Funeral services will be announced by the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St.
(Published January 28, 1998)

Brad Russell Glancy
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Brad Russell Glancy, 22, formerly of Amesbury, died Jan. 17 in Nashville. 
He was the son of Dawn M. Davis of Nashville, Tenn. and George R. Glancy of Merrimac.
He was employed as a stone fabricator at Rehorn and Kelly in Tennessee.
In addition to his mother and father, he is survived by his stepfather, Claude Davis of Nashville; his fiancee, Amy Williams of Fairview, Tenn.; four sisters, Jennifer Glancy of Nashville, Lauren Glancy of Exeter, N.H., Cynthia Ariola of Panama City Beach, Fla. and Jill Glancy of Merrimac; his paternal grandmother, Lillian Glancy of Merrimac; nieces and nephews, Acacia and Ryeland Glancy, Kyle Cormier and Dustin Ariola; and great aunt, Jane Wilson.
Funeral services were held at the chapel of Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 9090 Highway 100, Nashville, Tenn.
Burial was in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.
(Published January 28, 1998)

Raymond Abbott
HAVERHILL Raymond Abbott, 74, of Haverhill, formerly of Danvers, died Sunday in a local nursing facility following a lengthy illness.
Born on Aug. 30, 1923, he was the son of the late Everett and Lena (Goodwin) Abbott. He had resided in Danvers for many years prior to moving to Haverhill.
Mr. Abbott is survived by a sister, Celia Learoyd of Rowley; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Everett Abbott and Helen Gudavich.
A graveside service will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Sylvan Street, Danvers.
At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cerebral Palsy of the North Shore, 29 Lowell St., Peabody, Mass. 01960.
Arrangements are by C.R. Lyons & Sons, funeral directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers.
(Published May 20, 1998)

Daniel Manjouranes
SALEM, N.H. Daniel Manjouranes, 84, of Salem, N.H., died yesterday at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. He was the husband of Persa (Dongas) Manjouranes.
Born in Boston on June 7, 1913, he was the son of the late George and Maria (Donbangis) Manjouranes. He was educated in Boston schools.
Mr. Manjouranes left Boston in 1955 and lived in Weymouth and Haverhill before moving to Salem, N.H. He was a waiter at the former Hotel Statler in Boston for 25 years before his retirement in 1972.
He was a member of the Church of the Holy Apostles.
In addition to his wife of 50 years, he is survived by three sisters, Pricilla Vaciliou of Lynn, Rose Rouvalis of Arlington and Catherine Kirlis of Peabody; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Scatamacchia Funeral Home, 358 Washington St., followed by funeral services at the Church of the Holy Apostles.
Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
Calling hours at the funeral home are tomorrow, 5-8 p.m.
(Published May 20, 1998)

Doris Y. (Harden) Smith
HAVERHILL Doris Y. (Harden) Smith, 87, of 38 Spruce St., died last evening at Kenoza Nursing Home in Haverhill. She was the wife of the late Lloyd G. Smith, who died Feb. 2, 1996.
Born in Wakefield, Jan. 18, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Edward S. and Elflida J. (Young) Harden and had attended Haverhill public schools and Northern Essex Community College.
Mrs. Smith was a member of the Riverside Memorial Church and its Women's Guild and Love Circle; Oppela Temple #50, Daughters of the Nile of Boston; Fernald League for Retarded Children Inc. of Waverley; the Haverhill and Essex County Women's Republican Clubs and the New England Historic Genealogical Society of Boston. She had also been past president from 1944-1945 of the Crowell-Groveland Street Schools Parent-Teachers Association; and the Boy Scout Mothers Auxiliary of Troop 12, and a member of the Poland Spring Preservation Society of Poland Spring, Maine.
She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Lloyd E. and Edythe Smith of Haverhill, and Rodney E. Smith of Baldwinville; two sisters, Mary Littlefield of Haverhill and Mildred Sarcione of Galena, Mo.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Paul C. Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, 334 Main St., followed by burial in Walnut Cemetery.
Calling hours at the funeral home are Friday, 1-2 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., Haverhill, Mass. 01830, or to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Crafts St., Suite 450, Newton, Mass. 02158.
(Published May 20, 1998)

Capt. Joseph "Hunka" Cole
STEPHENSTOWN, N.Y. Capt. Joseph "Hunka" Cole, 89, of Stephenstown, died suddenly Monday while doing yard work at his home. He was the husband of the late Dorothy Cole.
A native of the Joppa section of Newburyport, Mr. Cole skippered party boats out of Newburyport and Seabrook for more than 40 years. He also ran a ferry boat out of Boca Grande and Bokeelia, Fla. He was known as a highliner harpooner for tuna in the 1940s and early 1950s.
He is survived by two sons, Joseph Cole and Eugene Cole, both of Salisbury; a daughter, Thelma Raume of Stephenstown; a sister, Bertha Janvrin; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held in Stephenstown for the family.
(Published May 20, 1998)

Peter C. Morse
ROWLEY Peter C. Morse, 48, of Lawrence, died suddenly late Sunday evening in Salem, N.H.
Born in Salem, Mass., on Dec. 26, 1949, he was the son of Marian (Hoberg) Haynes. He grew up in the Newburyport area where he attended the Kelley, Belleville and Jackman schools. He then joined the Job Corps and later joined the Army. Mr. Morse was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
He worked in carpentry and deleading for Architectural Deleading, Inc. of Salem, N.H.
His hobbies included model building and carpentry.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Rhiannon Morse of Newton, N.H.; a brother, Wayne Morse of Warren, N.H.; a sister, Jill McCarthy of Portsmouth, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Frank S. Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 14 Independent St., Rowley.
Burial will be in Main Street Cemetery, Rowley.
Calling hours are tomorrow, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
(Published May 20, 1998)

Carol J. Blair
HAVERHILL Carol J. Blair, 74, of 9 Victor St., died Monday evening at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Boston. He was the husband of Marjorie (Labrie) Blair.
Born in St. John, Maine on Dec. 9, 1923, he was the son of the late Onezime and Amanda (Pelletier) Blair. He attended schools in Fort Kent, Maine.
Mr. Blair was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans of Amesbury.
Before his retirement, Mr. Blair was employed as a plumber and steamfitter at Pease Air Force Base in Newington N.H. and at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
A former resident of Amesbury, he was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Haverhill.
In addition to his wife of 50 years, he is survived by two sons, Carroll A. Blair of Methuen and Robert J. Blair of Amesbury; two daughters, Janice Charek of Portland, Maine and Brenda Chomicz of Andover; three sisters, Alice Wroblew of Hamden, Conn., Loretta Hooter of Monrovia, Calif. and Bridget Wirkus of West Haven, Conn.; a brother, Angus Blair of Presque Isle, Maine; six grandchildren, Monica and Nicholas Charek of Portland, Maine, David and Amanda Chomicz of Andover, and Meghan and Molly Blair of Amesbury; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held Friday at 9 a.m. at the Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 at St. Joseph Church.
Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford.
Calling hours are tomorrow, 7-9 p.m., at the funeral home.
(Published May 20, 1998)

Raymond J. Perrin
SALISBURY A memorial Mass for Raymond J. Perrin, 67, of Newburyport will be celebrated Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in Star of the Sea Church in Salisbury.
Mr. Perrin, who was formerly of Lynn and Peabody, died on Dec. 18, 1997.
(Published January 29, 1998)

Alvira A. Stewart
IPSWICH Alvira A. Stewart, 95, formerly of Agawam Village, died Monday morning at the Peabody Glen Nursing Center in Peabody, after a long illness. She was the wife of the late James Stewart.
Born in Newburyport on Jan. 3, 1903, she was the daughter of the late Jacob E. and Hattie M. (Tufts) Short. She attended Newburyport, Rowley and Ipswich public schools.
As a young woman she worked for the former Martin Tickless Shoe Co. of Ipswich, going to work at Sylvania during World War II. After the war, she continued her employment in the Sylvania lighting manufacturing division, retiring in 1965.
Mrs. Stewart was a longtime member of the First Church in Ipswich.
She was a member of the Ipswich Golden Age Club.
She is survived by a daughter, Virginia A. Visser of Ipswich; a grandchildren, Glen Visser and his wife, Carol, of Revere, and Gayle Visser of Raymond, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Edgar Stewart and Newell Stewart, both formerly of Rowley, Charles Stewart, formerly of North Hampton, N.H., Priscilla Hussey, formerly of Newburyport and Hattie May Chapman formerly of Ipswich.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St.
Burial in New Highland Cemetery was private. 
Memorial donations may be made to the First Church of Ipswich Organ Endowment Fund, Meetinghouse Green, Ipswich, Mass. 01938.
(Published January 29, 1998)

Mildred J. (Groleau) MacIntosh
NEWBURYPORT Mildred J. (Groleau) MacIntosh, 78, of 1 Charles St., died Tuesday evening at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. She was the wife of the late William C. MacIntosh.
Mrs. MacIntosh had worked as a dietary technician at Governor Dummer Academy in Byfield and had also worked in the Newburyport city clerk's office for several years.
Born in Newburyport on Sept. 16, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Clara (Lessard) Groleau. She was a 1937 graduate of Newburyport High School.
She had been a poll worker in Newburyport and served on the Democratic City Committee.
Mrs. MacIntosh was a member of the DeValera Circle, Daughters of Isabella of Newburyport, the Golden Age Club of Newburyport and was a former Jo-Bridges Line Dancer.
She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn DeBrase of Salisbury; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and Valerie MacIntosh of Claremont, N.H., and William C. MacIntosh of Seabrook; three grandchildren, Bonnie Ray and her husband, Brian, of Epping, N.H., and Andrew E. MacIntosh and Robin MacIntosh, both of Claremont, N.H.; and two great-grandchildren, Brianna L. and Alexander W. Ray, both of Epping, N.H.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 11 a.m. at St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 17 Federal St., Newburyport, followed by burial in St. Mary's Cemetery.
There will be one hour of visitation preceding the Mass, 10-11 a.m., at Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Funeral Home, 35 Green St., Newburyport, during which time the Daughters of Isabella will conduct services.
Donations in her memory may be made to St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 17 Federal St., Newburyport, Mass. 01950.
(Published January 29, 1998)

Jean L. (Bartalussi) Clohisy
HAVERHILL Jean L. (Bartalussi) Clohisy, 60, of 42 Salem St., Bradford, died Monday at her home. She was the husband of Bernard J. Clohisy.
For 30 years, Mrs. Clohisy had been employed as a teacher in the Pentucket Regional School System.
Born in Framingham on Dec. 23, 1937, she was the daughter of Augustine Bartalussi of Natick and the late Carmella M. (Champi) Baralussi. She attended Natick schools and was a 1955 graduate of Natick High School.
She was a graduate and received degrees from Massachusetts College of Art and Salem State College.
Mrs. Clohisy was a member of Sacred Hearts Parish, Bradford.
She also held active memberships in the Haverhill Art Association, the New England Water Color Society, the Copley Society, the North Shore Artists Association and the Newburyport Art Association.
In addition to her father and husband, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Martha J. and Thomas J. Bower of West Newbury; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Paul D. and Tina Clohisy of Taunton and Stephen P. Clohisy of Amesbury; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at the C. Frank Linnehan & Son-Noonan Funeral Home, 52 Salem St., Bradford, followed by a concelebrated funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Hearts Parish, Bradford.
Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford.
Calling hours at the funeral home are today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Haverhill Art Association, Box 547, Haverhill, Mass. 01831 or to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Sacred Hearts Parish, 48 South Chestnut St., Bradford, Mass. 01835.
(Published January 29, 1998)

James F. "Jungle Jim" Bradley
NEWBURYPORT James F. "Jungle Jim" Bradley, 75, of 3 Vernon Court, died yesterday at Anna Jaques Hospital. He was the husband of Shirley B. (Kay) Bradley.
Mr. Bradley was a retired carpenter.
Born in Newburyport on Feb. 26, 1922, he was the son of the late Everett and Eleanor (Murphy) Bradley, and was a graduate of Newburyport High School.
Mr. Bradley served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. 
He was a member of Elks Lodge 909, the Loyal Order of the Moose, the North End Boat Club and the Neptunes Club, all of Newburyport.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, James R. Bradley and Lawrence W. Bradley, both of Haverhill; two grandchildren, John Bradley and Pamela L. Bradley; and one great-grandchild, Eastly Bradley.
He was the brother of the late William Bradley and the late Paul Bradley.
Funeral services will be private, at the convenience of the family.
There will be no calling hours.
Funeral arrangements are by the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St.
(Published January 29, 1998)

Carol Joseph Blair
HAVERHILL A funeral service will be held tomorrow for Carol Joseph Blair, 74, of 9 Victor St., who died Monday in Boston. He was the husband of Marjorie Blair.
Mr. Blair was a long-time resident of Amesbury.
The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. from Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 in St. Joseph Church.
Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford.
Calling hours at the funeral home are this evening, 7-9.
(Published May 21, 1998)

Elsie (Seymour) Tedford
HAMPTON, N.H. Elsie (Seymour) Tedford, 82, of Tuck Road, formerly of Heather Lane, Seabrook, died on April 13, 1998 at the Seacoast Health Center. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Tedford.
She is survived by three sons and a daughter-in-law, Donald and Diane Tedford of Chaumont, N.Y., Christopher Tedford of Newton, N.H. and Lance Tedford of Derry, N.H.; one daughter, Penelope Baker of Auburn, Maine; a sister-in-law, Aida Tedford of Newburyport; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday afternoon at 1 at the Trinity United Church, Lafayette Road, Seabrook. Private burial will be in Belleville Cemetery, Newburyport. At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours.
(Published May 21, 1998)

Brian Francis Callahan
GEORGETOWN Brian Francis Callahan, 15, of Baldpate Road, died Tuesday while riding his motor bike on a trail in Georgetown.
Born in Concord on April 25, 1983, he was the son of Michael and Karen (DiRuzzo) Callahan. He was a freshman at Whittier Vocational Technical High School in Haverhill. He was enrolled in the machine shop and was said to be a good student, well liked by teachers and classmates.
He worked at Giordano's Peppercorn Pub in Georgetown and was a news carrier for the Eagle Tribune newspaper.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Megan E. Callahan of Georgetown; and his grandparents, Margaret (Craig) Callahan of Barefoot Bay, Fla., and John and Jean (Strong) DiRuzzo of Concord.
A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. Burial will follow in Harmony Cemetery.
Friends may call tomorrow from 7-9 p.m. at the Merton E. Roberts Jr. Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Brian F. Callahan Scholarship Fund, care of Joan Lane, Guidance Department, Georgetown High School, Winter Street, Georgetown, Mass. 01833.
(Published May 21, 1998)


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