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DUGGAN Of Marblehead, Oct. 12, 1997, Mary M. "Marion" (Hogan), age 104. Loving Aunt of Rosemary L. Ryan of Salem, Joan Berry of Marblehead, Mary Cummings of Danvers, Francis Hogan of Pennsylvania and Charles H. Hogan of Beverly. A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1997 in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 85 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Wednesday morning at 9 in the Eustis-Cornell Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons, 142 Elm St., Marblehead. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Burial in Waterside Cemetery. (10/14/1997)

Mary 'Marion' Duggan, 104
MARBLEHEAD Mary M. "Marion" (Hogan) Duggan, 104, of Marblehead, died Sunday in the Lafayette Convalescent Home. She was the wife of the late Edward J. Duggan.
Born in Salem on Oct. 11, 1893, daughter of the late Charles H. and Hannah T. (Cahill) Hogan, she attended St. Mary's School in Salem.
Mrs. Duggan was the former president of the North Shore Catholic Charities and a member of the Marblehead Women's Club, the Marblehead Garden Club, the Hobbs Community Club and Our Lady Star of the Sea Church.
Surviving her are three nieces, Rosemary L. Ryan of Salem, Joan Barry of Marblehead and Mary Cummings of Danvers, and two nephews, Francis Hogan of Pennsylvania and Charles H. Hogan of Beverly.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 85 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. A visiting hour will be held prior to the Mass at 9 a.m. in the Eustis-Cornell Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons, 142 Elm St., Marblehead. Burial will be in the Waterside Cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
(Published October 14, 1997)

William H. Gregg III, 55
PEABODY William H. "Bill" Gregg III, 55, of Peabody, died unexpectedly Friday evening at Salem Hospital after suffering a heart attack. He was the husband of Gloria (Malia) Gregg, with whom he shared 25 years of marriage.
Born in Chelsea, son of the late William H. and Concetta (Barbara) Gregg Jr., he was raised and educated in Saugus and graduated from Saugus High School, class of 1960. He then served in the U.S. Air Force.
Following his discharge, Mr. Gregg worked at the former Jasco Aluminum Co. in Peabody for 13 years. He was also employed by General Electric for several years and most recently by Technical Manufacturing in Peabody and Market Basket in Middleton.
Surviving him, in addition to his wife, are a son, William L. Gregg of Peabody; two daughters, Brenda Daniels of Salem and Vanessa Gregg of Beverly; a brother, James Gregg of Florida; a sister, Marianne Suarez of Bangor, Maine; his parents-in-law, Lawrence and Helen Malia of Salem; five brothers-in-law, Lawrence, Charles, Robert and Michael Malia, and Luis Suarez; three sisters-in-law, Margaret LaMonde, Mary Gauthier and Janet Malia; twin grandsons, Nathan and Tyler; three granddaughters, Staci, Sadie and Destiny; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Sean Patrick Gregg.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. from the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St., Salem, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, Peabody. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Jeannine Dolliver, 57
PEABODY Jeannine (Larocque) Dolliver, 57, of 154 Shore Drive, Peabody, formerly of Salem, died Saturday at the Lahey Hitchcock Clinic in Peabody. She was the wife of Robert Dolliver and daughter of the late Joseph and Florence (Drown) Larocque.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Berube & Sons Funeral Home of Salem.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Nicholas C. Antonio, 91
PEABODY Nicholas C. Antonio, 91, of 4 LeBlanc Drive, Peabody, died Sunday at Salem Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Stasia (Drillis) Antonio.
Born in Samos, Greece, son of the late Costas and Eleftheria (Chrissos) Antonio, he had resided in Peabody for the past 87 years.
A veteran of World War II, he served for 3 years with the U.S. Army before his discharge on Sept. 12, 1945.
Mr. Antonio was employed as a leather worker at the former A.C. Lawrence Leather Co., Peabody, for 35 years, prior to his retirement in 1973.
Surviving him, in addition to his wife, are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Charles and Beth Ellen Antonio of Peabody and Nicholas Antonio of California; a daughter, Esther MacLeod of Salem; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late John and Anthony Antonio, and Anita Martatos.
His funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. from the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Hilda E. Johnson, 71
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. Hilda Elizabeth Johnson, 71, of 20 Greenhill Parkway, Brattleboro, Vt., died Saturday evening at the Eden Park Nursing Home following an illness with diabetes. She was the wife of Richard O. Johnson, with whom she shared 50 years of marriage.
Born in Mount Holly, Vt., on July 11, 1926, daughter of Clifford F. and Eureta F. (Flanders) Pratt, she was raised in Mount Holly and attended the local schools. She was a graduate of Black River High School in Ludlow, Vt., class of 1944. She moved to Brattleboro in 1945, where she had resided for the past 52 years.
Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker for most of her life. In her early years, she was employed as a telephone operator for the New England Telephone Co. in Brattleboro.
She was a longtime member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Brattleboro and was active with the Women of the E.L.C.A. She was also a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and a former member of the Mount Holly Grange.
Mrs. Johnson enjoyed taking day trips and touring the country-side.
Also surviving her are one son, Peter R. Johnson of Brattleboro; one daughter, Donna J. Sullivan and her husband, John of Danvers, Mass.; one brother, Lloyd A. Pratt of Mount Holly, Vt.; one sister, Ruth H. Johnson of Bernardston, Mass.; two grandchildren, Christopher J. and Laureen K. Sullivan, both of Danvers; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Wendell F. and Ralph Pratt.
Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Western Avenue, Brattleboro, Vt., with the Rev. Peter K. Hanson, pastor, officiating. Visiting hours are today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Atamaniuk Funeral Home, 11 Terrace St., Brattleboro. Burial will be in the Johnson family lot in the Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 43 Western Ave., Brattleboro, VT 05301 or the American Diabetes Association, Vermont Affiliate, 431 Pine St., Burlington, VT 05401.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Malcolm F. Littlefield
NEWBURYPORT A memorial service will be held for Malcolm Littlefield on Sunday at 3 p.m. in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 166 High St., Newburyport. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Mr. Littlefield died at his home in Newburyport on July 1. 
Born in Newburyport on Dec. 7, 1911, he was the son of the late Ralph S. and Elsie E. (Greene) Littlefield.
He retired form the B. Feneno Co. in Dorchester as a tool and die designer and maker. He was also an avid three-dimensional photographer and constructed clocks, including the case work and mechanisms.
Mr. Littlefield was a former member of the Newburyport Choral Society.
Surviving him are his wife, Prudie Althea (Frazier) Littlefield; a son, Robert F. Littlefield of Newburyport; and a grandson, Mark A. Littlefield, also of Newburyport. He was the brother of the late Ralph S. Jr. and Kenneth W. Littlefield.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Robert M. Winer, 72
MARBLEHEAD Robert W. Winer, 72, of Marblehead, died Monday at the North Shore Rehabilitation Center in Danvers following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Birthe (Petersen) Winer.
Born in Salem, son of the late Dr. Meyer and Dorothy (Selig) Winer, he attended Salem public schools and graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, in 1946.
He was a veteran of World War II in the 29th Infantry Division, serving in Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.
Mr. Winer was the founder and owner of the North Shore Shuttle Service of Marblehead since 1982. He was previously the owner of the Algy Shoe Manufacturing Co. of Everett for 36 years.
He was past president of the Lions Club in Salem, the North Shore Sports Car Rally Club and the Marblehead Little Theatre. He was also a charter member of Alpha Rho Upsilon fraternity, past member of the Kernwood Country Club in Salem, founder of the Pioneer Athletic Club in Salem, member of the Salem Willows Yacht Club, where he enjoyed sailing for many years, member of Temple Shalom in Salem, where he acted as a cantor in conducting Saturday morning services, and a member of Temple Emanu-El of Marblehead.
Also surviving him are twin daughters, Britt R. and Beth R. Winer, both of Marblehead, and a brother, Dr. Richard A. Winer, also of Marblehead.
Services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Temple Emanu-El, 393 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. Burial will follow in the Sons of Jacob Cemetery, Danvers. Arrangements are by the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapels of Salem.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Violet M. Veiner, 83
LYNN Violet M. (Gagnon) Veiner, 83, formerly of Lynn Shore Drive, Lynn, died Monday in a local nursing home after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Isadore Veiner.
Born in Manchester, N.H., daughter of the late Joseph U. and Grace (Gamache) Gagnon, she was raised in Manchester, N.H., and Lynn. She resided in Lynn for the majority of her life.
Surviving her are one sister, Rita Baggeroer of Lynnfield, and several nieces and nephews including William Baggeroer of Andover, Nancy O'Donnell of Lynn and John Baggeroer of Lynnfield. She was also the sister of the late Margaret Traversy Hart; two infant brothers, both whom were named Paul Gagnon; and half sister of the late Polly Gagnon. 
Her funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Solimine, Landergan & Rhodes Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Route 129), Lynn, followed by a graveside service at 11 a.m. in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Manchester, N.H. Visiting hours are Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. 
(Published October 14, 1997)

Charles A. Pariseau, 85
PEABODY Charles A. Pariseau, 85, of 73 Margin St., the Sunrise at Gardner Park, Peabody, died Saturday at Salem Hospital following a brief illness. He was the husband of Theresa Y. (Harvey) Pariseau, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage.
Born and raised in Salem, son of the late Cleophase O. and Elmina D. (Brillant) Pariseau, he had been a resident of the city for many years.
During the war, Mr. Pariseau founded Motor Parts Sales Inc., which he operated at several locations in the Greater Salem area, until his retirement in 1974. 
Following his retirement, he and his wife moved to Sun City Center in Florida, where he was a volunteer member of the Sun City Center Emergency Squad.
He was a former member of St. Anne's Parish and the Holy Name Society in Salem. The Pariseaus returned to Salem in 1995 and then became members of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish of Peabody.
Surviving him, in addition to his wife, are three daughters, Janice M. Johnson of East Greenwich, R.I., Linda E. Wynn of Middleboro and Susan P. Mason of Salem; two brothers, Raymond Pariseau of Texas and Lawrence Pariseau of Garrison, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, Leonard and Charles Johnson, Timothy and Brendan Wynn, Sara Wynn Wasylow, and Derry and Peter Mason; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Salem/Peabody line, followed by a graveside service in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. There are no visiting hours. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of the Peabody Council on Aging, 79 Central St., Peabody, MA 01960. Funeral arrangements are by the Levesque Funeral Home of Salem.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Lauretta M. Deschenes, 89
SALEM Lauretta M. Deschenes, 89, formerly of 248 Lafayette St., Salem, died Saturday at the Hollingsworth House in Braintree following a lengthy illness.
Born and raised in Salem, daughter of the late Philippe and Marie (Chouinard) Deschenes, she was a lifelong resident of the city.
Miss Deschenes worked for the former Pequot Mills of Salem. Following the closing of the mills, she became employed by the Salem Laundry until her retirement in 1973. 
She was a member of the Women's Sodality of St. Joseph's Parish in Salem.
Surviving her are several cousins and friends including Alice I. Lavoie of Danvers. 
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday at 8 a.m. from the Levesque Funeral Home, 163 Lafayette St., Salem, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Salem. There are no additional visiting hours. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Neil E. Jamieson, 89
LYNN Neil E. Jamieson, 89, of Boston Street, Lynn, died Sunday at Union Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Lillian (Birmingham) Jamieson.
Born and educated in Sydney, Nova Scotia, son of the late Hector and Johan (McSween) Jamieson, he resided in Lynn for more than 75 years.
Mr. Jamieson was employed at General Electric River Works as a calibrator for more than 47 years, until his retirement in 1973.
He was a longtime communicant of St. Mary's Church and sang in the church choir for many years. He was also a member of Local 201 IUE AFL-CIO and sang with the Goldenaires group.
Surviving him are a niece, Lillian Richard of Lynn; six brothers, Hugh, Frank, Daniel and Ralph Jamieson, all of Lynn, Leo Jamieson of Dorchester and Sydney Jamieson of Salem; four sisters, Mary O'Shea and Johan MacIssac, both of Lynn, Mildred McCluskey of Scituate and Elizabeth Lauzon of Peabody; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
His funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Ralph E. Ruffin, 81
LYNN Graveside services for Ralph E. Ruffin, who died on January 8, will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are invited to attend and should meet at the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn at 12:45 p.m.
Mr. Ruffin was born and educated in Petersburg, Va., son of the late Rubin and Sarah (Marriott) Ruffin. He resided in Lynn for several years before moving to St. Petersburg, Fla.
He was employed at General Electric River Works as a Zyglo inspector for several years, until his retirement in 1981.
Mr. Ruffin was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard.
His survivors include his former wife, Ardell Ruffin; one son, R. Nelson Ruffin of New Boston, N.H.; one daughter, Charlene Galvin of Mesa, Ariz.; one brother, W. Nelson Ruffin of Colonial Heights, Va.; one sister, Alice O'Kennon; five grandchildren; and one niece.
(Published October 14, 1997)

Wellman I. Hawkes, 90
IPSWICH Wellman I. Hawkes of 55 High St., Ipswich, died Saturday evening in the Caldwell Convalescent Home following a long illness. He was the husband of Evelyn L. (Hebbs) Hawkes, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage.
Born in Danvers on Jan. 14, 1907, son of the late Timothy S. and Lillian (Ives) Hawkes of Danvers, he was a graduate of Danvers High School, class of 1925 and Burdette College, class of 1927. He won 13 varsity letters and was inducted into the Danvers High School Blue and White Foundation Hall of Fame in 1994.
Mr. Hawkes worked at A.C. Lawrence as a bookkeeper for several years and then for Cushman Bakery in Lynn for 11 years. He was also employed at the First National Bank of Ipswich for 27 years, retiring in 1971 after 25 years as head teller.
He was an active member of the Ipswich United Methodist Church, where he served as a trustee on the Finance Committee and taught high school and junior high school boys' Sunday School classes for 22 years. He helped organize the Ipswich Little League program and coached the Angels for several years. He was also the treasurer of the Red Cross branch in Beverly and treasurer of the Johnny Fund Boys in the Service Committee for several years.
During World War II, he sold war bonds, volunteered in the fire department and was a patrol guard during black outs. In more recent years, he was a volunteer at the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce Information Booth. 
Also surviving him are a daughter, Lillian Hawkes-Wilson of Sherills Ford, N.C.; two grandsons, Richard and his wife, Dr. Lovetta (Pugh) Wilson of Charlotte, N.C., and David Wilson of Largo, Fla.; two great-grandsons, Justin and Jeffrey Wilson of Charlotte, N.C.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, including his god-daughter, Dorothy (Matthews) Young of Danvers. He was the brother of the late Walter and Stephen Hawkes, both of Danvers and Marjorie Cogswell of Tewksbury, and father-in-law of Cregg Wilson of North Carolina. 
His funeral will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. graveside in the Highland Cemetery, Ipswich, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. in the United Methodist Church of Ipswich on North Main Street. Family and friends are welcome. There are no visiting hours. Arrangements are by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. 
Contributions may be made in his name to the United Methodist Church, c/o Janice Knowles, 249 High St., Ipswich, MA 01938 and/or the charity of your choice.
(Published October 14, 1997)

ANTONIO Of Peabody, Oct. 12, 1997, Nicholas C., age 91. Husband of Stasia (Drillis) Antonio. Father of Charles Antonio and his wife, Beth Ellen of Peabody, Nicholas Antonio of California and Esther MacLeod of Salem. Also survived by seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. Brother of the late John and Anthony Antonio, and Anita Martatos. Funeral on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody. Burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hours Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. World War II U.S. Army veteran. (10/14,15/1997)

DeANGELIS Of Dover, N.H., formerly of Revere, Mass., Oct. 10, 1997, Robert J., age 62. Husband of Mary R. (Taraburelli) DeAngelis of Dover, N.H. Father of Christine Moffa and her husband, Aurelio of Danvers, Mass.; Loren Flansbury and her husband, Dinne of Newburyport, Mass.; and Robert J. DeAngelis Jr. and his wife, Nancy of West Newbury, Mass. Grandfather of Anthony and Aurelio Moffa Jr., and Louis R. DeAngelis. Brother of Lenora O'Keefe of West Medford, Mass., and the late Louis DeAngelis. Funeral on Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. from the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Richard's Church, Forest Street, Danvers. Visiting hours Tuesday 5 to 9 p.m. only. Burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, West Peabody. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. (10/14/1997)

GREGG Of Peabody, unexpectedly in Salem, Oct. 10, William H. "Bill" Gregg III, age 55, husband of Gloria (Malia) Gregg; son of the late William H. and Concetta (Barbara) Gregg; father of William L. Gregg, Brenda Daniels, Vanessa Gregg and the late Sean P. Gregg; son-in-law of Lawrence and Helen Malia; brother-in-law of Lawrence, Charles, Robert and Michael Malia, Luis Suarez, Margaret LaMonde, Mary Gauthier and Janet Malia; grandfather of twin grandsons, Nathan and Tyler, granddaughters, Staci, Sadie and Destiny. Funeral Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. from the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St., Salem, to be followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, Peabody. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. (10/13,14/1997)

JAMIESON Of Lynn, Oct. 12, Mr. Neil E. of Boston Street. Age 89. Husband of the late Lillian (Birmingham) Jamieson. Uncle of Lillian Richard. Brother of Hugh, Frank, Leo, Sydney, Daniel and Ralph Jamieson, Mary O'Shea, Elizabeth Lauzon, Johann MacIsaac, Mildred McCluskey. Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Thursday, at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Friends may call Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be sent to St. Mary's Parish, 8 South Common St., Lynn, MA 01902. (10/14/1997)

RUFFIN Of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of North Common Street, Lynn, Jan. 8, 1997, Mr. Ralph E. Age 81. Former husband of Ardell Ruffin. Father of R. Nelson Ruffin and Charlene Galvin. Brother of W. Nelson Ruffin and Alice O'Kennon. Graveside services in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Wednesday, at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Those wishing to attend may meet at the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Wednesday, at 12:45 p.m. (10/14/1997)


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