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Nicholas Matthew Pszenny
SALEM Nicholas Matthew Pszenny, 1 day old child, born on Saturday to Matthew and Jennifer (Bunnell) Pszenny of 20 Highland Avenue, died at the New England Medical Center on Sunday afternoon.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Louis Bunnell and Phyllis (Carr) Bunnell of Salem; his paternal grandparents, Thomas and Mary Ann (Lepkowski) Pszenny of Salem; his paternal great grandmother, Helen Lepkowski of Salem; paternal great-grandfather, Henry J. Pszenny of Salem; an uncle and two aunts, U.S. Army Spec. 4th Class, Jeffrey and his wife, Deanna, Bunnell of Hanau, Germany, and Erin Bunnell of Salem.
His funeral will be held on Friday at 9:45 a.m. from the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St., Salem to be followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. James Church. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery Salem.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit of New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St., Boston, MA 02111.
(Published June 23, 1998)

Francis A. Celentano, 55
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. Francis A. Celentano, 55, formerly of Salem and Beverly, Mass., died on Sunday, June 14, at Aventura Medical Center in Aventura, Fla., following a lengthy illness with heart disease.
Born in Boston, he was a resident of Salem and Beverly for most of his life. He most recently resided in North Miami Beach with his former wife, Cheryl Celentano and his stepson, Anthony Celentano, for the past eight years where he retired due to illness.
Mr. Celentano was employed in furniture sales and management for many years before his retirement. He worked for Leone's Furniture, formerly of Danvers, T.R. Kerr Furniture, formerly of Salem, and Tompkins Furniture of Salem.
He is survived by his two children, Gregory Celentano of Peabody and Rachel Keith of Salem; three brothers, Anthony and John Celentano of Beverly, Frank Celentano of Peabody; a sister Helen D'Iorio of Beverly; four grandchildren, Alexa and Gregory Celentano of Peabody and Todd and Shane Keith of Salem; and several nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Joseph and Anna Celentano, and Mary Kapnis.
His memorial Mass will be held on Friday, June 26, at 10 a.m. at St. John's Parish, 17 Chestnut St., Peabody, Mass.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association, Massachusetts Affiliate, Inc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
(Published June 23, 1998)

Norma S. Millay, 89
SOUTH EFFINGHAM, N.H. Norma S. Millay, 89, of Stage Coach Road, in South Effingham, died Saturday morning, June 20, at the Dover Rehabilitation and Living Center after a period of failing health.
Born July 28, 1908, in Beverly, Mass., the daughter of Charles and Abbie (Burnham) Schaller, a graduate of Beverly High School and was a graduate of the Boston University of Art in Boston. She lived in Beverly most of her life; and was a resident of South Effingham for the past 25 years with her daughter.
Before retiring, she was a draftsman and artist, she was also an artist in the South Effingham area. She also enjoyed the country and the ocean.
Survivors include her daughter, Judith Lee of South Effingham; a niece, Roberta Johnson of Bucksport, Maine; two nephews, Dana Ginn of California and Richard Ginn of Baltimore, Md.; and many cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband, Franklin Millay, in 1986; a sister, Gretchen Ginn; and a brother, Oscar Schaller.
A memorial service will be held on July 28, 1998, at 2 p.m. at the South Effingham Church with the Rev. Rollin Johnson officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of the C.E. Peaslee & Son Funeral Home, Wakefield Road, Sanbornville, N.H.
(Published June 23, 1998)

Helen M. Parsons, 89
BEVERLY Helen M. (Frost) Parsons, 89, wife of the late Theodore J. Parsons, died Sunday at her residence in Beverly.
Born in Chelsea, daughter of Frank M. and Sara A. (Mildrum) Frost, she was raised in Chelsea, lived in Four Mile Village in Boxford and was a resident the past three years in Beverly.
Surviving her are two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Kathleen Parsons of Topsfield and Theodore and Marianne Parsons of Danvers; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Hospice of the North Shore, 10 Elm St., Danvers, MA 01923.
Arrangements are by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915.
(Published June 23, 1998)

Florence Pappas, 74
LYNN Florence (Christo) Pappas, 74, of Carnes Street, Lynn, died Saturday at Union Hospital, Lynn, after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Peter M. Pappas.
Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of Peter and Helen (Bavaveas) Christo. She was a 1942 graduate of Peabody High School. She lived in Lynn for the greater part of her life.
Mrs. Pappas was a sales clerk at the former Empire Clothing Store, Union Street, Lynn for almost 20 years before retiring.
She was a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Lynn.
She leaves two sons, Michael C. Pappas of Lynn and Peter C. Pappas of Beverly; two daughters, Caroline Demoulias and Ellen Rondeau, both of Lynn; three sisters, Jennie Christo of Lynn, Ethel Gerakaris of Peabody, and Mary Silvey of Lincoln, Neb.; two sisters-in-law, Theodora Giakoumis and Mary Pappas both of Lynn; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Solimine Landergan & Rhodes Funeral Home, 426 Broadway, Lynn, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. in St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Lynn. Burial is in Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn. Visiting hours are on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Those who wish, may make donations to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, 720 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118, or to St. George Greek Orthodox Church Restoration Fund, 11 Church St., Lynn, MA 01902 
(Published June 23, 1998)

Rose Anne Dion
SALEM Rose Anne Dion, formerly of 40R Highland Ave., Fairweather Apartments, died Sunday at the Peabody Glen Nursing Home, following a long illness. She was the wife of the late Albert J. Dion and the late Willie St. Pierre. 
Born and raised in Canada, she was the daughter of Francois and Marie Luce (Beaulieu) Beaupre. A resident of Salem since 1922, she was widowed in 1948; she later married Albert J. Dion and continued to reside in Salem. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish since 1922.
She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Gertrude St. Pierre of Salem; a brother, Carmel Beaupre of Montreal, Quebec; three sisters, Marie Laure Landry of Bic, Quebec, Berthe Moisan of Drummondville, Quebec, and Marie Anne Demers of Salem; three stepsons, Albert Dion of Danvers, John Dion of Beverly, William Dion of Middleton; two grandsons, Ronald W. St. Pierre of Groveland and Bruce T. St. Pierre of Haverhill; three granddaughters, Corine Ouellette of Salem, Sheryl St. Pierre Lobao of Peabody, Paula Vistorino of Newburyport; and several additional grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Lucien St. Pierre; and stepson, Norman Dion; and by several brothers and sisters including Jules Beaupre and Imelda Harrison.
Her funeral will be on Wednesday at 8 a.m. from the Levesque Funeral Home, 163 Lafayette St., Salem, followed by her funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Salem. Visiting hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Parish, 135 Lafayette St., Salem, 01970.
(Published June 23, 1998)

David Joseph Hyde, 78
GLOUCESTER David Joseph Hyde, 78, of Gloucester, died on Sunday afternoon at the Addison Gilbert Hospital. 
Mr. Hyde was born in Salem, on Oct. 12, 1919, son of David J. and Alice I. (Pelletier) Hyde.
Mr. Hyde was a graduate of Salem High School. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp and was a veteran of World War II in Iwo Jima and other theaters of operations. Mr. Hyde was recalled to the Marine Corp. to serve in the Korean War. He later went on to become a Marine Corp. drill instructor at Parris Island.
Mr. Hyde later worked for the Massachusetts Electric Company and was the manager of the Gloucester Massachusetts Electric office for 20 years.
He was a former member of the Elks Lodge.
He is survived by his sister, Alice Mary, wife of Robert D. Gray of Gloucester; two nephews, David R., husband of Carol S. Gray, Thomas J., husband of Linda Gray all of Gloucester; two nieces, Nancy E. Ritchie of Gloucester, Josie, wife of Tom Storrs of Washington, D.C.; a great-niece, Amanda Ritchie of Gloucester, and great-nephews, Matthew and Nathan Gray, Ryder Ritchie, all of Gloucester, and Jack Storrs of Washington, D.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services are private. Burial is in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the James C. Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester.
(Published June 23, 1998)

Walter J. Jarzynka
BEVERLY Walter J. Jarzynka, 90, husband of Rita S. (Cavanaugh) Jarzynka died Monday in Beverly Hospital. His funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Lee, Moody & Russell Funeral Home, 9 Dane St., Beverly, MA.

BISSON Of Florida, formerly of Lynn, June 20, Mrs. Barbara M. (Grief) of Royal Palm Beach. Age 67. Mother of Paul J. Bisson, John J. Bisson, Cathy M. Bisson, and Carol Ann Bisson. Grandmother of Joshua, Jamie, Jessica, Jacqueline, and Cassandra Bisson, Matthew and Noah Sowell, sister of Donald Grief. Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Thursday at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Donations may be sent to the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Institute at Good Samaritan Medical Center, P.O. Box 2557 Palm Beach, Fla., 33480. (6/23/1998)

Barbara M. Bisson, 67
Barbara M. Bisson, 67, of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Lynn, died Saturday in Good Samaritan Hospital, Palm Beach, Fla., after a lengthy illness.
Born in Bronx, N.Y., daughter of Harold and Eva L. (Moore) Grief, she was a graduate of St. Mary's High School, where she was active in the choir. She resided in Lynn for most of her life before moving to Florida 10 years ago.
She was employed at General Electric Co., for several years as a secretary.
She was a former communicant of St. Mary's Church. She was also an active leader inn the Girl Scouts and was an associate member of the Franco American Amvets.
She leaves two sons, Paul J. Bisson of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., and John J. Bisson of Lynn; two daughters, Cathy M. Bisson and Carol Ann Bisson, both of Plymouth; a brother, Donald Grief of Hingham; seven grandchildren, Joshua, Jamie, Jessica, Jacqueline and Cassandra Bisson and Matthew and Noah Sowell.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Grief.
Her funeral is on Thursday at 8 a.m. from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Mary's Church. Burial is in Swampscott Cemetery. Visiting hours are on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Donations may be sent to the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Institute at Good Samaritan Medical Center, P.O. Box 2557 Palm Beach, FL 33480.
(Published June 23, 1998)

ANASOULIS Of Brigantine, N.J., formerly of Lynn and Danvers, June 18, Mr. Robert F. Father of Robert J. Anasoulis, Mrs. James (Joanie) Day, Mrs. Steve (Carol) Rose and Sandra Anasoulis. Stepfather of Tammie Thomas. Grandfather of Jim, Beth, and Stephanie Day, and Nicholas Rose. Brother of Mrs. Jack (Theresa) Doyle. Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Thursday 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Pius V 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. (6/23/1998)

Robert F. Anasoulis, 68
BRIGANTINE, N.J. Robert F. Anasoulis, 68, of Brigantine, N.J., formerly of Lynn and Danvers, died Thursday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident while vacationing in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Born in Swampscott, son John and Elizabeth (Scala) Anasoulis, he was a 1948 graduate of Lynn English High School, where he was a football standout and was a resident of the city for many years. He attended Rutgers University. He received his bachelor's degree in Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst inn 1953. He received his master's degree in aeronnautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., in 1959.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was employed as an aeronautical engineer first for Pratt & Whitney and later Lockheed in San Jose, Calif. He attended Stanford University working towards a doctorate inn engineering. He then moved to Hartford, Conn., where he owned and operated several dry cleaning businesses until moving to New Jersey, 10 years ago, where he was employed as a casino dealer at Caesar's, Atlantic City for several years until the present time.
He also owned and operated the former Adventure Car Hop on Route 1, Saugus from 1959 to 1962.
He leaves a son, Robert J. Anasoulis of New Britain, Conn., three daughters and two sons-in-law, Joannie and James Day of Canton, Conn., Carol and Steve Rose of Quincy, Mass., and Sandra Anasoulis of New York, N.Y.; a sister and brother-in-law, Theresa and Jack Doyle of Wenham; a stepdaughter, Tammie Thomas of Salem, Conn.; four grandchildren, Jim, Beth, and Stephanie Day all of Canton, Conn., and Nicholas Rose of Quincy; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral is on Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Pius V Church at 10 a.m. Burial is in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Visiting hours are on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
(Published June 23, 1998)

SCANLAN Of Livermore, Maine, formerly of Eastern Avenue, Lynn, June 22, Mr. William M. Husband of the late Alice K. (Howard) Scanlan, father of William P. Scanlan, Pamela A. Ring, and Sheila A. Scanlan, brother of Marguerite O'Connor. Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Thursday at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Pius V. Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Friends may call Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations in his memory may be sent to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. (6/23/1998)

William M. Scanlan, 79
LIVERMORE, Maine William M. Scanlan, 79, formerly of Eastern Avenue, Lynn, died Monday in Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Alice K. (Howard) Scanlan.
Born in Lynn, son of William C. and Addie M. (Smith) Scanlan, he was a graduate of Essex Agricultural and Technical Institute. He resided in Lynn for most of his life and was a resident in East Livermore, Maine, for the past four years.
He was an Army veteran of World War II serving in Company 2003 Ordinance Maintenance Co., in the European, African and Middle Eastern Campaigns.
He was employed for the city of Lynn as a custodian in the GAR Building for 14 years until his retirement in 1980.
He was a member of Local 193 State County & Municipal Employees Association and was also a communicant of St. Pius V. Church in Lynn.
He leaves a son and his wife, William P. and Alice Scanlan of East Livermore, Maine; two daughters, Pamela A. Ring of Manchester, N.H., and Sheila A. Scanlan of East Livermore, Maine; a sister, Marguerite O'Connor of Lynn; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings James Scanlan, Madeline Godfrey, Dorothy Drewin, and Addie M. Stanley.
His funeral will be on Thursday at 8 a.m. from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Pius V Church. Visiting hours are on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. 
Memorial donations can be sent to American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688.
(Published June 23, 1998)

Wladislaw 'Walter' Jesinowski, 86
SALEM Wladislaw "Walter" Jesinowski, 86, formerly of Salem, died Monday afternoon in Beverly Hospital following a brief illness.
Born in Salem, he was the son of Frank and Aniela (Kaszlewicz) Dzierzanowski. A lifelong resident of Salem until going into a local nursing home, he was a former member of the Polish Legion of American Veterans, Post 55 of Salem.
An Army Air Force of World War II, he attained the rank of staff sergeant and worked in the repair and inspection of damaged aircraft.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed at the Essex County Courthouse in Salem. He previously worked for many years in the leather industry.
He is survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Steve Dzierzanowski, Chester Dzierzanowski, Bronislaus Dzierzanowski; and four sisters, Mary Luzinski, Alice Sobocinski, Pauline Korzeniewski and Bertha Dzierzanowski.
His funeral service will be held on Thursday at 8 a.m. from the Full-Spychalski Funeral Home, 84 Washington Square East, by Salem Common, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, Salem. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem.
(Published June 23, 1998)

BENCAL In Beverly, of Salem, Genevieve "Ginger" (Laskowski) Bencal, of 19 Goodell St., wife of the late Anthony J. Bencal. Her funeral will be held from the David H. Gonet Funeral Home, 22 Hawthorne Blvd., Salem, on Wednesday at 8 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Salem-Peabody line, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours, Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. Parking available in the church parking lot across the street from the funeral home. (6/22,23/1998)

HYDE Of Gloucester, Sunday, 78, David Joseph. Survived by his sister, Alice M. Gray, and her husband Robert D. Gray of Gloucester; two nephews, David R. Gray and his wife Carol S. Gray, Thomas J. Gray and his wife, Linda Gray, all of Gloucester; two nieces, Nancy E. Ritchie of Gloucester, Josie Storrs, wife of Tom Storrs of Washington, D.C.; a great-niece, Amanda Ritchie of Gloucester; great-nephews, Matthew and Nathan Gray, Ryder Ritchie, all of Gloucester, Jack Storrs of Washington, D.C. He was predeceased by his parents, David J. and Alice (Pelletier) Hyde. His funeral will be private. The burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the James C. Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester. (6/23/1998)

KILGORE Of Marblehead, June 20, 1998, Leonard B. "Sam," age 79. Devoted husband of Alison (Butterworth) Kilgore. Loving father of Jeffrey B. Kilgore and his wife, Sue, of Marblehead, Andy Kilgore and his wife, Diane of Manchester, Mass., Cy Kilgore of Marblehead and Seth Kilgore and his wife, Susan, of Boston. Grandfather of Leslie Kilgore of Idaho, Jennifer Kilgore of Marblehead and Gus Kilgore of Manchester, Mass. Uncle of several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 25, 1998 at 10 a.m. in St. Andrew's Church, Lafayette St., (Route 114) Marblehead, Mass. Memorial visitation Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Eustis-Cornell Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons, 142 Elm St., Marblehead, Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Francis Quimet Caddie Scholarship Fund, 190 Park Road, Weston, MA 02193. (6/23,24/1998)

LUNN Of Topsfield, Mass., June 20, Stephen O. Lunn, 57, president and owner of the Charles Morgan Company, Inc., in Danvers, husband of Joan (Morgan) Lunn. Also, survived by two sons, Brian M. Lunn, Lt. U.S. Navy of Charlestown, Mass., and his fiancee, Dr. Julie Graham of Palo Alto, Calif., and Scott A. and his wife, Robin E. Lunn, of Bradford; a granddaughter, Alison E. Lunn, mother-in-law, Constance E. Morgan of Moultonboro, N.H., two brothers, Jeffrey W. of Groveland and Timothy W. Lunn of Salem; four sisters, Sharon E. Nelson of Center Sandwich, N.H., Linda Barocas of Norwood, Anne Barker of Sarasota, Fla., and Brenda Lunn of Salem, and stepmother, Priscilla Lunn of Salem. Funeral services will be held Wednesday in Trinity Episcopal Church, River Road, Topsfield, at 11 a.m. Visiting hours at the Lee, Moody and Russell Funeral Home, 9 Dane St., Beverly, Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of the North Shore, 5 Federal St., Danvers, MA 01923. (6/22,23/1998)

RICHARDS In Beverly, June 20, Rose M. (D'Amour) Richards, wife of the late George A. Richards; mother of William G. Richards, James F. Richards, Donna L. Eller and the late Virginia Baszkowski; sister of Olive A. Tremblay, Pearl L. Normand and Ida M. Johnson. Her funeral will take place Wednesday morning at 8:15 a.m. from the Bick and Curry funeral Home, 43 Bow St., Beverly, to be followed by her funeral Mass in St. Alphonsus Church, Danvers at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice. Visiting hours at the Bick and Curry Funeral Home, Beverly, on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. Funeral Director is John T. Curry. (6/23/1998)


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