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Marian (Gargas) Theodosion, 76
CLEVELAND, Ohio Marian (Gargas) Theodosion, 76, of Brecksville, Ohio, died Monday in Cleveland following many years of lung problems and emphysema. She was the wife of Stanley Theodosion.
A resident of Lyndhurst, Ohio, for many years, she had moved to Brecksville three years ago. She previously had resided in Peabody, Mass., for 27 years.
Mrs. Theodosion was a member of the Philotochos Society, and was well-known for the traditional dishes she cooked at home and for the church. She also enjoyed gardening.
Also surviving her are a daughter, Stephanie Zavatchen of Ohio; two sons, Peter and Nick Theodosion, both of Ohio; four grandchildren; four brothers, Charles and Angelo Gargas, both of Peabody, Mike Gargas of Danvers, Mass., and Stephen Gargas of Acton, Mass.; and one sister, Aspacia Cassidy of Peabody. She was also the sister of the late Tony, John and Jim Gargas, and Stavricha "Stubby" Scangas.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Burial will be in the Prophet Elias section of Hillcrest Cemetery in Bedford Heights, Ohio. Visiting hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home, 4600 Mayfield Road, South Euclid, Ohio. The Rev. Dr. Stephen Callos, rector of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral, will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
(Published October 16, 1997)

ROGALSKI Of Marblehead, Oct. 13, Joseph W., age 80, of Chestnut Street. Husband of Doris (Alkonis) Rogalski and the late Gertrude (Gleason) Rogalski. Funeral from Solimine, Landergan & Rhodes Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St. (Route 1A), Lynn, on Friday at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in Star of the Sea Church, Marblehead, at 10 a.m. Burial in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Marblehead. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Those who wish may make donations to Star of the Sea Christian Service, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, MA 01945 or Hospice of the North Shore, 10 Elm St., Danvers, MA 01923. (10/15,16/1997)

Joseph W. Rogalski, 80
MARBLEHEAD Joseph W. Rogalski, 80, of Chestnut Street, Marblehead, died Monday at his home after a brief illness. He was the husband of Doris (Alkonis) Rogalski and the late Gertrude (Gleason) Rogalski.
Born in Lynn, son of the late Alexander and Mary (Milewski) Rogalski, he was raised in Lynn and graduated from Lynn Classical High School, class of 1935. He later attended M.I.T. and had resided in Marblehead for the past 50 years.
Mr. Rogalski was a tool designer at the General Electric West plant for 43 years, until his retirement in 1979.
He was a communicant and active member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in Marblehead.
Also surviving him are two sons, Daniel J. Rogalski of Marlborough, N.H., and William R. Walsh-Rogalski of Marblehead; two daughters, Teresita Fiset of Wilmot Flat, N.H., and Mary E. Rogalski of Salem; two brothers, Walter Rogalski of Danvers and Stanley Rogalski of Lynn; two sisters, Sally Redden of Tampa, Fla., and Mary M. Rogalski of Lynn; six grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was also the brother of the late Henry Rogalski. 
His funeral will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. from the Solimine, Landergan & Rhodes Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St. (Route 1A), Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in Star of the Sea Church, Marblehead. Burial will be in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Marblehead. Visiting hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
(Published October 16, 1997)

Ralph C. Eldridge, 63
BEVERLY Ralph C. Eldridge, 63, of Beverly, died Tuesday afternoon at his residence.
Born in Beverly, son of the late Leroy N. and Mabel (Shattack) Eldridge, he lived in Beverly all his life and was educated in the Beverly public schools.
He served during the Korean War as a member of the U.S. Navy.
Following his military service, Mr. Eldridge worked as a truck driver for many years.
Surviving him are one son, Steven Eldridge of Raymond, N.H.; one daughter, Catherine J. Bartolo of Saugus; four sisters, Mabel Beliveau of Beverly, Ruth E. Callahan of Salem, Leanne MacNeil of Florida and Kaye Littlefield of Maine; two grandchildren, Anastacia R. and Alexander A. Bartolo of Saugus; and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late William Eldridge.
Graveside services will be held on Friday morning at 10:30 in Wenham Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. There are no visiting hours. Arrangements are by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly.
(Published October 16, 1997)

Charles M. Wilson, 79
LYNN Charles M. Wilson, 79, of Harris Road, Lynn, died Friday morning at Union Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of the late Phyllis K. (Leuser) Wilson.
Born in Airdrie, Scotland in 1917, son of the late James McLellan and Mary (Strain) Wilson, he resided most of his life in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, class of 1935. 
He was a lieutenant in the Massachusetts State Guard 245th Infantry.
Mr. Wilson was employed at Howard Johnson's, formerly on the Lynnway, and the General Electric Co. plants in Lynn and Everett for 43 years. He also worked part-time for many years at Witham the Caterer in Lynn and Sears Roebuck in Saugus.
He was a longtime member of the Bethlehem Lodge of Masons and the Scottish Rite Degree Team, and a member of the Friends of Lynn Woods and the Lynn Public Library. For 50 years, he was an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn in Swampscott.
Surviving him are three daughters, Myra E. Albright of Oklahoma City, and Anita M. Carpenter and Claire M. Wilson, both of Lynn; one brother, Douglas A. Wilson of Beverly; one sister, Margaret Yeaton of Safety Harbor, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Donald Wilson.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Unitarian Universalist Church, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. 
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 66Y Concord St., Wilmington, MA 01887-2100. Arrangements are by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly.
(Published October 16, 1997)

Walter A. Davis Jr., 66
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. Walter A. Davis Jr., 66, of Big Bear Lake, Calif., died Thursday afternoon at his residence. 
Born in Beverly, son of Marguerite (Watson) Davis and the late Walter A. Davis Sr., he was raised in Beverly and graduated from Beverly High School, class of 1949.
Following his graduation, he entered the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean War.
Mr. Davis became employed by Logan Airport until the late '60s. He then moved to the West Coast where he had lived for many years.
Surviving him, in addition to his mother, are three daughters, Cynthia Davis of Waltham, Sandra Theriault of Beverly and Victoria Maillett of East Wakefield, N.H.; two sisters, Shirley Attridge of Salem and Marguerite McKnight of Juno, Fla.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Spring Street Cemetery, Essex. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. There are no visiting hours. 
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Catholic Charities North, 9 Margin St., Peabody, MA 01960. Arrangements are by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly.
(Published October 16, 1997)

CROCKETT Of Wenham, Mass., Oct. 15, Edwina T. (Tremblay) Crockett, 86, wife of L. Sheldon Crockett. Also survived by three daughters, Nancy Rhodes of Providence, R.I., Cynthia Mendelson of Longmeadow, Mass., and Susan Mackey of Concord, Mass.; a sister, Elsie Caves of California; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Christ Church Chapel, 149 Asbury St., Hamilton, Friday, at 2 p.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Lee, Moody and Russell Funeral Home, 9 Dane St., Beverly. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham, MA 01984 (10/16/1997)

Edwina Crockett, 86
WENHAM Edwina T. Crockett, 86, of Wenham, died Wednesday. She was the wife of L. Sheldon Crockett.
Born and educated in Hamilton, she was a longtime resident of Wenham.
Mrs. Crockett was an active volunteer with the Wenham Village Improvement Society, Christ Church of Hamilton and the Wenham Museum.
Surviving her, in addition to her husband, are three daughters, Nancy Rhodes of Providence, R.I., Cynthia Mendelson of Longmeadow, Mass., and Susan Mackey of Concord, Mass.; a sister, Elsie Caves of California; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in the Christ Church Chapel, 149 Asbury St., Hamilton. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Lee, Moody and Russell Funeral Home, 9 Dane St., Beverly.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham, MA 01984.
(Published October 16, 1997)

MANNING Of Belmont, formerly of Lynn, Oct. 14, Mrs. Agnes (Barry) of Bradford Road. Age 85. Wife of the late William J. "Bud" Manning Jr. Sister of the late John F., David R., James P. and Edward F. Barry, Catherine Kennedy and Margaret Barry. Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Saturday, at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Lynn, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Friends may call Friday 5 to 8 p.m. only. Donations may be sent to St. Jerome Church, 197 Lake St., Arlington, MA 01274. (10/16/1997)

Agnes Manning, 85 
BELMONT Agnes Manning, 85, of Bradford Road, Belmont, died Tuesday in a local nursing home after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late William J. "Bud" Manning Jr.
Born in Lynn, daughter of the late David R. and Margaret (Brown) Barry, she was a graduate of Lynn English High School, class of 1929 and received her bachelor of science degree in education from Salem Teachers School in 1933. 
Mrs. Manning taught at the Lynn public schools from 1937 to 1940, the Belmont public schools from 1942 to 1947, the Lexington public schools from 1947-1961 and retired in 1981 from the Acton public school system where she served as a reading specialist. 
She was an active communicant of St. Jerome Church in Arlington.
Surviving her are one brother-in-law, Leo Kennedy of Lynnfield; four sisters-in-law, Ellen, Claire and Louise Barry, all of Lynn and Alice Manning of Watertown; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late John F., David R., James P., Edward F. and Margaret Barry, and Catherine Kennedy.
Her funeral will be held on Saturday at 8 a.m. from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Lynn. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. only. Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery.
(Published October 16, 1997)

Rineau Bouchard, 63
SALEM Rineau Bouchard, 63, of 19 Forest Ave., Salem, died Tuesday at Salem Hospital. He was the husband of Lena (Martin) Bouchard.
Born in Ste. Anne, New Brunswick, Canada, son of the late Victor and Delena (Vaillancourt) Bouchard, he was a resident of Canada prior to moving to Salem 45 years ago. 
Mr. Bouchard was employed by Irving Oil Co. in Canada and the Shetland Co. in Salem. He most recently was self-employed as a carpenter.
He was a member of the Carpenter's Union Local 26 of Salem, the Knights of Columbus Valladolid Council No. 70 of Lynn and the Fourth Degree Fr. Druillette Assembly of Salem, where he was a member of its Honor Guard.
Also surviving him are a son and daughter-in-law, James and France Bouchard of New Brunswick; one daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Donald Leger of Salem; five grandchildren, John Leger, Jason and Vicky Bouchard, Lisa Lavoie and Christine Lampasona; two great-grandchildren, C.J. and Amber Sato; four brothers, Edmond, Ronald, Conrad and Clifford Bouchard, all of Gardner, Mass.; two sisters, Leanne Martin of New Brunswick and Claire Dembeck of Gardner; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held on Saturday at a time to be announced by the Berube and Sons Funeral Home, 191 Lafayette St., Salem, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph's Church, Salem. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be private.
(Published October 16, 1997)

Charles A. Papacostas, 76
WYNCOTE, Pa. Charles A. Papacostas, 76, of Wyncote, Pa., formerly of Peabody, Mass., died on Oct. 6. He was the husband of Catherine Papacostas.
A graduate of Peabody High School, he was a resident of Peabody for 27 years. He was the valedictorian of the graduating class of 1942 at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and earned his doctorate in physiology/pharmacology at Boston University's School of Medicine in 1956.
Mr. Papacostas joined Temple University's Department of Pharmacology in 1955 and was promoted to full professor in 1966. He was a teacher there for more than 30 years.
He received many awards for his excellence in teaching including the Christian R. and Mary Lindback Award, the George C. Sowell Award for Excellence in Basic Science Teaching, the Temple University School of Medicine Honored Professor Award and several Golden Apple Awards.
His memberships included the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, the American Heart Association and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Mr. Papacostas was active in many religious, ethnic and civic organizations.
He served in Europe during World War II and was a member of the U.S. Army.
Surviving him, in addition to his wife, are three sons, Dr. Arthur C. Papacostas, Dr. Frank Papacostas and his wife, Julie, and James Papacostas and his wife, Jane; a daughter, Dr. Elaine Sandilos and her husband, William; 11 grandchildren; four sisters, Helen Georgilakas of Danvers, Mass., Anna Ranscom and Mary Raby, both of Salem, Mass., and Virginia Angelakis of Peabody. He was the brother of the late Aphrodite "Effie" Georges Cokorogiannis of Peabody and James Papacostas of Salem.
His funeral was held on Saturday, Oct. 11. by the Francis L. Conway and Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem.
(Published October 16, 1997)

Irving E. Mysliwy, M.D., 77
SALEM Irving E. Mysliwy, M.D., 77, of Lafayette Street, Salem, died suddenly Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of Marilyn L. (Gunn) Mysliwy.
Dr. Mysliwy was an obstetrician and gynecological physician for more than 40 years, until his retirement.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the David H. Gonet Funeral Home, 22 Hawthorne Blvd., Salem.
(Published October 16, 1997)

Frederick Anderson, 41
IPSWICH Frederick Anderson, 41, of 18 Hancock St., Gloucester, died unexpectedly Friday at this home.
Born in Marblehead on April 30, 1956, he was the son of the late Charles J. and Alice L. (Carpenter) Anderson. He resided in Marblehead for many years prior to moving to Gloucester several years ago.
Mr. Anderson was a self-employed carpenter, having worked for several North Shore contractors. 
He was a member of the Market Square Association of Marblehead and a former member of the OKOS. 
Surviving him are a brother, Charles J. Anderson of Tucson, Ariz., and many friends.
His funeral service will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in the Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. 
Contributions may be made in his memory to Action Inc., 24 Elm St., Gloucester, MA 01930. Arrangements are by the Pike-Grondin Funeral Home, 61 Middle St., Gloucester.
(Published October 16, 1997)

STOCKER Of Marblehead, Oct. 15, 1997, John Robert. Age 71. Beloved husband of Priscilla (Hawkes) Stocker. Loving father of Ken Stocker of Beverly, Christopher H. Stocker and his wife, Sharon, of Peabody and Catherine S. Michaud and her husband, Donald, of Marblehead. Brother of Frederick Stocker of Osterville. Grandfather of Alex, Julie and Amanda. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, 1997, at 10 a.m. in the Dirlham Chapel at Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead. A gathering will be held on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Eustis-Cornell Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons, 142 Elm St., Marblehead. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 10 Elm St., Danvers, MA 01923. (10/16/1997)

John R. Stocker, 71
MARBLEHEAD John Robert Stocker, 71, of Dunn's Lane, Marblehead, died Wednesday at his home following a brief illness. He was the husband of Priscilla (Hawkes) Stocker for 47 years.
Born in Lynn on July 23, 1926, he was the son of the late Frank E. and Minna (Allenspach) Stocker. He was a graduate of Marblehead High School, class of 1944, the General Electric Apprentice Course and the Lowell Institute School (MIT) in 1951. 
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and served with the Seabees in the Asiatic and Pacific theaters. He also served with the Naval Reserves for eight years. 
Mr. Stocker worked with Stocker & Yale Inc. in Marblehead, Beverly and Salem, N.H., as a machinist/tool and die maker from 1950 until his retirement in 1996. He also maintained a research and development machine shop in his home since 1955 and assisted in the repairing of St. Michael's Church Bell.
He was a parishioner of the Old North Church and a member of the Marblehead Historical Society. He enjoyed nature and being outdoors.
Also surviving him are two sons, Ken Stocker of Beverly, and Christopher H. Stocker and his wife, Sharon of Peabody; a daughter, Catherine S. Michaud and her husband, Donald of Marblehead; a brother, Frederick Stocker of Osterville; and three grandchildren, Alex, Julie and Amanda
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Dirlham Chapel at Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead. A gathering will be held on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Eustis-Cornell Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons, 142 Elm St., Marblehead. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Hospice of the North Shore, 10 Elm St., Danvers, MA 01923.
(Published October 16, 1997)

GREGORIO Of Peabody, Oct. 15, 1997, Manuel Gregorio, 76, of 55 Harris St., husband of the late Lourdes dos Anjos (Santos) Gregorio. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 8:20 a.m. from the F.L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Peabody. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. (10/16,17/1997)

Manuel Gregorio, 76
PEABODY Manuel Gregorio, 76, of 55 Harris St., Peabody, died Wednesday morning at the Greenery Nursing Home in Danvers following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of the late Lourdes dos Anjos (Santos) Gregorio.
Born in Graciosa, Azores, Portugal, son of the late Jose and Maria da Luz Gregorio, he resided there for 48 years and worked as a fisherman. He emigrated to the United States and settled in Peabody, where he had resided for the past 29 years. 
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Portuguese Army.
Mr. Gregorio worked at the Bicknell & Fuller Box Co. in Peabody as a machine operator/fork lift operator and in several other capacities. He retired 12 years ago after 18 years of service.
He was a member of the Club Luis de Cameos Club of Peabody and enjoyed fishing, gardening and outdoor activities.
Surviving him are four sons, Celestino and Manuel Gregorio, both of Peabody, Joao Gregorio of Hacienda Heights, Calif., and Jose Gregorio of Lynn; one daughter, Maria Filomena Espinola of Cynthiana, Ky.; two brothers, Sereno and Jose Gregorio, both of Graciosa; one sister, Eugenia Santos of Peabody; 15 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews in Peabody and Portugal. He was predeceased by a daughter, Maria L. Gregorio, 12 years ago.
His funeral will be held on Saturday at 8:20 a.m. from the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Peabody. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. 
(Published October 16, 1997)

Arlene Cotton, 66
PEABODY Arlene (Longeway) Cotton, 66, of Peabody, died Wednesday at the Melrose Care Center in Melrose after a long illness. She was the wife of the late John Cotton.
Born and raised in Peabody, daughter of the late Frederick and Josephine (Rabideau) Longeway, she resided most of her life in Peabody and was a parishioner of St. John's Church.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and John Kessaris of Peabody; two grandchildren, John and Kimberly Kessaris, also of Peabody; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held on Friday at 8 a.m. from the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody, followed by a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in St. John's Church. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visiting hours are Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
(Published October 16, 1997)

DOLLIVER In Peabody, Oct. 11, Jeannine (Larocque) Dolliver, 57, of 154 Shore Drive, Peabody, wife of Robert Dolliver and daughter of the late Joseph and Florence (Drown) Lorocque. Her funeral will be held from the Berube & Sons Funeral Home, 191 Lafayette St., Salem, Friday, at 8 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in Ste. Anne's Church, Salem, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours this evening 6 to 9. The burial will be private. (10/16/1997)

ROUNDY Of Wyman Road, Marblehead, Oct. 15, 1997, C. Elliott Jr. Age 80. Beloved husband of Jane (Doty) Roundy. Loving father of Eric J. Roundy and his wife, Laine of Sandy Hook, Conn., Samuel E. Roundy and his wife, Sara of Duxbury, Mass., and Thomas C. Roundy of Marblehead. Grandfather of Marguerite, Kate, Peter, Michael and Daniel. A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, 1997, in the Old North Church, 41 Washington St., Marblehead, Mass. Arrangements under the direction of the Eustis-Cornell Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons, 142 Elm St., Marblehead, Mass. (10/16,17/1997)


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