Miscellaneous Essex County, Massachusetts Obituaries

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GRAHAM Of Manchester, N.H., formerly of Lynn, June 26, Arthur H., age 84, husband of Patricia A. (Quinn); stepfather of David Warden, Mark Mulcahy, George Quinn, Pamela Poole, Nancy Phinney, Dotty Fowler, and Laura Plum and the late Timothy Mulcahy; uncle of Thomas and Patricia Bryant; brother of the late Edna Bryant; lifelong friend of Paul and Mary Demergy. Services will held Monday at 11:30 a.m. in the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations in his memory may be sent to the Salvation Army, One Franklin St., Lynn, MA 01902. (6-27-1997)

Elizabeth Rodgers, 102
TAUNTON Elizabeth Rodgers died Thursday four weeks before her 103rd birthday.
She was born in Terceira, Azores, and immigrated to the United States at the age of 15. She was married in 1910 to John P. Rodgers and the couple shared 59 years of marriage until Mr. Rodgers' death.
Her survivors include five children, 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Local survivors include a granddaughter, Virginia Lowry, and a great-grandson, John Lowry, both of Hamilton.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Memorial donations may be made to any charity.
(Published October 10, 1997)

Vincent J. Cotreau, 60
BEVERLY Vincent J. Cotreau, 60, of Beverly, died Tuesday morning at his residence following a long illness with mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer. He was the husband of Marie (Imperioso) Cotreau and son of the late Caleb L. and Monique "Lennie" (Pothier) Cotreau.
A baker all his life, Mr. Cotreau created cakes for Boston Celtics player John Havlicek, and Jimmy Durante on his 75th birthday. He worked at various Italian bakeries in the Greater Boston area including Brandano's Bakery, Salvatore's Pastry Shop, Esposito's Baker's Dozen, Lolly's Bakery and Henry's Market. At the time of his illness, he was with the Bowman's Bakery in Salem. From 1959 to 1961, he was the owner of Vinnie's Doughnut Shop, located in Winthrop Center.
In addition to his work as a baker, he taught a baking class called "Baking with Vinnie" through the Beverly Recreation Department. 
Throughout his life, Mr. Cotreau was actively involved in the civic life of Beverly. He was a member of the Italian Community Center and the Vittori Rocci Post. He served for many years on the city's Cemetery Board and the South Essex Sewerage District Citizen's Advisory Board. He also served for 10 years as a member of the Beverly Conservation Commission, including six years as chairman. He was instrumental with the Gloucester Crossing Improvement Association, serving as president for 10 years and then as chairman of the board of directors. Most recently, he managed two election campaigns for Beverly City Councilor-at-large Peter Gilmore.
Surviving him, in addition to his wife, are two daughters and sons-in-law, Elyse Ann Cotreau Ferris and Bradley Ferris of Beverly and Renee and Lee Burns of Reading; a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Maloney of Beverly; two brothers, Andrew Cotreau of Nashua, N.H., and Clarence Cotreau of Somerville; and five nephews, Kenneth Cotreau of Beverly, Keith and Kevin Cotreau of Haverhill, and Douglas and Gregory Cotreau of Nashua, N.H. He was also the brother of the late Ralph Cotreau.
His funeral will be held on Saturday at 10:15 a.m. from the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Beverly. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are today from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in North Beverly Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Brigham and Women's Hospital, Discretionary Fund Division of Thoracic Cancer, 75 Francis St., Boston, MA 02155.
(Published October 10, 1997)

Michael Steinberg, 57
SWAMPSCOTT Michael Steinberg, 57, of Swampscott, died Thursday morning at his home after an illness with cancer. 
Born in Lawrence, he graduated from Dartmouth College, magna cum laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a Rufus Choate scholar. He was also a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Law Review. 
Mr. Steinberg joined Goodwin, Proctor & Hoar in 1965 and specialized in business and tax planning for institutional investors and privately owned companies with an emphasis on real estate matters. He served as the head of the tax department for many years and was also a member of its executive committee.
From 1984 to 1992, he was a principal at Aldrich, Eastman & Waltch, Inc., where he worked as a real estate investment adviser.
He was a leader in the Jewish community, serving as campaign chairman of the executive committee, and board member and chairman of Strategic Planning for the Jewish Federation of the North Shore. He was also a trustee of the Trinitas Foundation, which is responsible for major gifts distributed through the federation to the Jewish Community. Mr. Steinberg was a recipient of the Anti-Defamation League's Honoree of the Year Award and was a member of the Kernwood Country Club.
Surviving him are his wife, Josene; a son, Adam and daughter-in-law, Sheryl of Boston; a daughter, SaraJane of New York City; and a sister, Cynthia Gold of Boca Raton, Fla.
His funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in Temple Emanu-El, Marblehead. Burial will follow at Temple Emanu-El Memorial Park in Danvers. Arrangements are by the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapels, Salem.
(Published October 10, 1997)

BARILLARO In Danvers, Oct. 8, Mary E. (Callahan) Barillaro, 87, of Beverly. Wife of Vincent E. Barillaro. Daughter of the late William B. and Elizabeth (Fitzpatrick) Callahan. Sister of Elizabeth Shivers of Brooklyn, N.Y. Sister-in-law of John and Mariam Barillaro of Georgia, formerly of Danvers, Sue Barillaro of Danvers, Grace and John Casali of Beverly and Geraldine Forsythe of Attleboro. Close friend of Mary Tremblay of Danvers and Mr. and Mrs. Vito Adamo of Lynn. Sister of the late John, James, Joseph, Francis and William Callahan. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9 a.m. in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, Conant Street., Danvers. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A visitation period will be held prior to the funeral Mass starting at 8 a.m. at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. Interment will be in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. (10/10/1997)

Mary E. Barillaro, 87
BEVERLY Mary E. (Callahan) Barillaro, 87, of Beverly, died Wednesday evening in a local nursing facility following an extended illness. She was the wife of Vincent E. Barillaro.
Born in Chelsea on May 20, 1910, daughter of the late William B. and Elizabeth (Fitzpatrick) Callahan, she was raised and educated in Lynn and graduated from Lynn Classical High School. She had resided in Beverly for more than 40 years.
Mrs. Barillaro worked at the former Burrows & Sanborn in Lynn for many years. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Sears of Salem and Peabody, for more than 25 years. 
Also surviving her are a sister, Elizabeth Shivers of Brooklyn, N.Y.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, John and Mariam Barillaro of Montrose, Ga., formerly of Danvers, Sue Barillaro of Danvers, Grace and John Casali of Beverly and Geraldine Forsythe of Attleboro; close friends, Mary Tremblay of Danvers and Mr. and Mrs. Vito Adamo of Lynn; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late John, James, Joseph, Francis and William Callahan. 
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 9 a.m. in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, Conant Street, Danvers. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A visitation period will be held prior to her funeral Mass from 8 a.m. at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. Burial will be in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. 
(Published October 10, 1997)

LALIKOS Of Wenham, Mass., Oct. 8, 1997, Stephen M., died at Brigham & Woman's Hospital after a brief illness, age 67, husband of Florence (Pavles) Lalikos; father of Michael Lalikos of Georgetown, Mass., and Janice Lalikos of Greenville, N.C.; brother of James Lalikos of Springfield, Mass., Kanella Curebanas, Beatrice Polemenako, both of Salem, Mass., Constance and Nancy Lalikos of Peabody, Mass., and several nieces, nephews and cousins. His funeral will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody, Mass., followed by services in Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox, Ipswich, Mass., at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115 or the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 8 Lafayette Road, Ipswich, MA 01938. Burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. (10/10/1997)

Stephen M. Lalikos, 67
WENHAM Stephen M. Lalikos, 67, of Wenham, died Wednesday at Brigham & Women's Hospital following a brief illness. He was the husband of Florence Lalikos.
Born and raised in Peabody, son of the late Michael M. and Yianoula (Karydoyianis) Lalikos, he attended Peabody schools and graduated from Peabody High School with a two-year football scholarship to Wilbraham Academy. He then attended Brown University for four years and the New England School of Law. 
He was a U.S. Army veteran of Korea.
Mr. Lalikos was an attorney in Danvers for more than 27 years.
He was a member of the Massachusetts Bar, the Essex County Bar Association, and also a member of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Ipswich.
He was an avid golfer and enjoyed swimming, traveling and being with friends and family.
Also surviving him are one son, Michael Lalikos of Georgetown; one daughter, Janice Lalikos of Greenville, N.C.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
His funeral will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody, followed by services in the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, Ipswich. Visiting hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody.
(Published October 10, 1997)

Frank J. Ritchie, 84
PEABODY Frank J. Ritchie, 84, of Upham Street, Peabody, died Tuesday at the Lahey Clinic North after a long illness. He was the husband of Elisabeth (Dixon) Ritchie.
Born in Boston on Aug. 5, 1913, he resided in Upton, Mass., for many years before moving to Peabody in 1958.
Mr. Ritchie was employed as a shoe salesman for Knapp Shoe in Brockton.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by many nieces and nephews.
A private service was to be held Friday at the Francis L. Conway & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Chestnut St., Peabody. 
(Published October 10, 1997)

LOWELL Of Newburyport, Oct. 8, 1997, Norman G., age 81, husband of the late Eleanor M. (Brown) Lowell. Father of Linda R. Cameron and her husband, James of Newburyport, Norman C. Lowell of Newburyport, Daniel L. Lowell and his wife, Dore of Snohomish, Wash. Sister of Irene L. Bradshaw of Newburyport. Grandfather of Christine M. Cameron of Newburyport. Funeral services will be private. Calling hours are Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport. Donations may be made in his name to the Zachary Fund, c/o Citizens Bank, 2 Center St., Wolfeboro, NH 03894. (10/10,11/1997)

Norman G. Lowell, 81
NEWBURYPORT Norman G. Lowell, 81, of 208 Low St., Newburyport, died Wednesday at the Anna Jacques Hospital, Newburyport. He was the husband of the late Eleanor M. (Brown) Lowell. 
Born in Newburyport on March 4, 1916, he was the son of the late Charles and Nettie (Snyder) Lowell.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Lowell was employed by Sylvania in Danvers as an electrician for more than 30 years, until his retirement.
He was a member of the North End Boat Club in Newburyport and a past member of the Newburyport Call Fire Department. 
Surviving him are a daughter and son-in-law, Linda R. and James Cameron of Newburyport; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Norman C. Lowell of Newburyport and Daniel L. and Dore Lowell of Snohomish, Wash.; a sister, Irene L. Bradshaw of Newburyport; and a granddaughter, Christine M. Cameron, also of Newburyport.
Funeral services will be private. Visiting hours are Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m in the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport.
Donations may be made in his name to the Zachary Fund, c/o Citizens Bank, 2 Center St., Wolfeboro, N.H. 03894. 
(Published October 10, 1997)

NICHOLSON Of Newburyport, Oct. 9, John Nicholson, age 83, wife of Helen (Triandafilou) Nicholson. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at noon from the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, Mass., followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. in the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, Harris Street, Newburyport, Mass. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, Mass. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Alzheimer's Association, 1082 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006. (10/10/1997)

John Nicholson, 83
NEWBURYPORT John Nicholson, 83, of 18 Titcomb St., Newburyport, died Wednesday at his home. He was the husband of Helen (Triandafilou) Nicholson.
Born in Haverhill on Jan. 23, 1914, son of the late Constantine and Helen Nicholson, he was a graduate of Haverhill High School, class of 1932.
Mr. Nicholson was the proprietor of the Burner Supply Company in Beverly for many years.
He was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, Newburyport, for more than 50 years and was the recipient of the Greek Orthodox Diocese Laity Award in 1987. He was also awarded the Medal of St. Paul of the New Orleans Diocesan Conclave from Archbishop Iakovos in 1990.
Mr. Nicholson was a member of the Newburyport Rotary Club, the City Planning Board, incorporator of the Griffin Home, the 100 Club, the USCG Auxiliary, the First Coast Guard District Auxiliary, the Disaster Program for the American Red Cross and recipient of a citation from the Massachusetts Senate for his dedication to the Greater Newburyport Chapter of the American Red Cross. He was also a member of St. Mark's Lodge AF & AM, the King Cyrus Lodge, the Alleppo Shrine and the Eastern Star. He received the Bradford College Community Service Award in 1986, was the honorary mayor of Newburyport in 1993 and was the Republican chairman of the Republican City Committee for many years.
His funeral service will be held on Saturday at noon from the Twomey-LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. in the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, Harris Street, Newburyport. Visiting hours are Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport. 
Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Alzheimer's Association, 1082 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006.
(Published October 10, 1997)

CAPUTO Of Lynn, Oct. 9, of Lynn, Mr. Frank L. of Catalina Road, 46, husband of the late Barbara S. Frasca; son of Muriel I. (Ireland) Caputo-McCullough of Lynn and the late Frank P. Caputo. Stepson of James McCullough of Lynn. Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Tuesday, at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Pius V Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Friends may call on Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. (10/10/1997)

Frank L. Caputo, 46
LYNN Frank L. Caputo, 46, of Catalina Road, Lynn, died Thursday at the Shaughnessy-Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of the late Barbara S. (Frasca) Caputo.
Born in Lynn, son of Muriel (Ireland) Caputo-McCullough and the late Frank Caputo; stepson of James McCullough of Lynn, he was a graduate of Saugus High School, class of 1971. He had resided in Lynn for most of his life.
Mr. Caputo worked as a roofer on the North Shore. He was the former manager of Cronin's Bar for many years.
He was a member of the Minute Man Dart Team and a member of the U.S. Navy in the '70s.
Also surviving him are three stepsons, Patrick J., Salvatore W. and Richard J. Votano, all of Lynn; a stepdaughter, Barbara I. Votano, also of Lynn; four brothers, Daniel DeFelice of New Bedford, Peter A. Caputo of Saugus, Michael W. Caputo of North Hampston, Conn., and John Caputo of Saugus; a sister, Deborah A. Caputo of Lynn; a stepbrother, James McCullough; two stepsisters, Jeanette Hanrahan and Sharon Linzie; two stepgrandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held on Tuesday 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. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn.
(Published October 10, 1997)

MEJIA-CANBERO Of Lynn, Oct. 8, Mr. Juan E. of Summer Street. Age 23. Son of Juan Mejia and the late Benifreda (Canbero) Mejia. Father of Elsie Mejia. Mother of his child, Leda Waterman. Grandson of Altagracia Bello. Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Saturday, at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Joseph's Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Friends may call Friday 6 to 9 p.m. (10/10/1997)

Juan E. Canbero-Mejia, 23
LYNN Juan E. Canbero-Mejia, 23, of Summer Street, Lynn, died Wednesday at Vencor Hospital-North Shore in Peabody from injuries received in an automobile accident on July 6.
Born in the Dominican Republic, son of Juan Mejia of Florida and the late Benifreda (Canbero) Mejia, he attended Lynn English High School and had been a resident of Lynn for seven years.
Mr. Mejia was employed by the United Parcel Service in Lynnfield as a packer for the past year. 
He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church.
Surviving him, in addition to his father, are a daughter, Elsie A. Mejia and her mother, Leda Waterman of Lynn; a brother, Eddy Mejia of the Dominican Republic; a sister, Natividad Mejia, also of the Dominican Republic; his grandmother, Altagracia Bello of Lynn; and several aunts and uncles.
His funeral will be held on Saturday from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Friday form 6 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.
(Published October 10, 1997)

LAPPAS Of Peabody, Oct. 9, Mrs. Doris M. (Pepper) of Bartholomew Street. Age 79. Wife of the late Charles Lappas. Mother of Nancy G. D'Aurora and Carol R. Lappas. Sister of George Pepper. Grandmother of Deanna M. D'Aurora. Funeral from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, Monday at 10 a.m. Funeral service in Calvary Temple Assembly of God, Lynnfield, at 11 a.m. Friends may call Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be sent to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. (10/10/1997)

Doris M. Lappas, 79
PEABODY Doris M. Lappas, R.N., 79, of Bartholomew Street, Peabody, died Thursday at Union Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Retired Lt. Colonel and Peabody teacher Charles Lappas, who died nine days ago.
Born in Lynn, daughter of the late George A. and Mildred (Henry) Pepper, she was a graduate of Peabody High School, class of 1936 and the Lynn Hospital School of Nursing. She had resided in Peabody for most of her life.
Mrs. Lappas was employed as a registered nurse at the former Lynn Hospital and later at the Devlin Nursing Home, until her retirement in 1974.
She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, Lynn, for many years and also attended the Calvary Temple Assembly of God in Lynnfield.
Surviving her are two daughters, Nancy G. D'Aurora of Lynn whose late husband Frank died 14 days ago, and Carol R. Lappas of Peabody; one brother, George Pepper of New Hampshire; and one granddaughter, Deanna M. D'Aurora of Lynn. She was the sister of the late John Pepper.
His funeral will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. in the Calvary Temple Assembly of God in Lynnfield. Visiting hours are Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. 
(Published October 10, 1997)

CIENTANNI Of Lynn, Oct. 8, 1997, Gerardo, age 66, of Chatham St., husband of Raffaela (Chiardonna) Cientanni; devoted grandfather of seven grandchildren; father of Bruno of Lynn, Antonietta Moscariello of Canada, Anne Dugan of Peabody and Rose Hunter of Lynn; brother of Rose Maio of Canada and Teresa, Carmella, Maria and Vito of Italy and the late Vicenzo of Italy. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Solimine, Landergan & Rhodes Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Route 129) Lynn, followed by a Mass at 11 a.m. in Holy Family Church, Lynn. Burial in Swampscott Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. (10/10/1997) 

MOULTON In Wareham, Oct. 7, Evelyn (Pullman) Moulton, formerly of Marblehead and Winchester, age 87. Wife of the late Lester Rhodes Moulton Jr. Mother of Ann St. John of Wareham and Lester Rhodes Moulton III of Costa Mesa, Calif. Sister of Joan P. Somy of Chatham. Funeral will be held Saturday in St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, Marblehead, at 11 a.m. There will be no visiting hours. Arrangements by the Solimine, Landergan & Rhodes Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St. (Route 1A), Lynn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, 67 Cornell Road, Marblehead, MA 01945. (10/9,10/1997) 

MULLEN Of Saugus, Oct. 8, Rose H. (Tyler), wife of the late John L. Mullen Sr. Funeral services will be held in the Goodrich Funeral Home, 128 Washington St., Lynn, Saturday, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. (10/9,10/1997)

PAPACOSTAS Of Wyncote, Pa., Oct. 6, 1997, Charles A. Papacostas, age 76, formerly of Peabody. Husband of Catherine Papacostas of 260 North Bent Road, Wyncote, PA 19095. Father of Dr. Arthur C. Papacostas, Drs. Frank and wife, Julia Papacostas, Drs. Elaine and husband, William Sandilos, James and wife, Jane Papacostas. Grandfather of 11. Brother of Helen Geogilakis of Danvers, Anna Ranscom and Mary Raby, both of Salem, Virginia Angelakis of Peabody, the late Aphrodite "Effie" Georges Cokorogiannis and James Papacostas. Visiting hours Saturday 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., followed by graveside services at 11 a.m. in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem, Mass. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to St. Vasilios Church Altar Fund, 7 Paleologos Fund, Temple University Development Office, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. (10/10/1997)


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