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April 04, 2001
Mildred L. Fowle
Mildred L. (Bryenton) Fowle, 100, a lifelong resident of Woburn, died Monday,
April 2, 2001, at the Woburn Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late
Brainerd L. Fowle who died in 1976.
Born in Woburn she was the daughter of the late Amos and Sarah D. (Whittie)
Bryenton. She was a graduate of Burdette College and worked for the former
Woburn Five Cent Savings Bank many years ago. She was a longtime member
of the Woburn Senior Citizens and served on the Woburn Council on Aging.
She was also a member of the United Methodist Church in Woburn. She
enjoyed writing poetry and had published some of her work.
Mrs. Fowle is survived by two daughters, Evelyn M. Nelson of Rockport and
Elizabeth Haley of Parsonsfield, Maine; four sons, Alfred C. Fowle and George
B. Fowle, both of Woburn, Robert N. Fowle of Masaryktown, Fla., and Richard
L. Fowle of Hinsdale; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and one
great-great grandchild.
A funeral service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Road,
Woburn, Friday, April 6, at 11 a.m. Visiting hours will be today, 4 to 8 p.m.
Burial is in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to the United Methodist Church, 523 Main St.,
Woburn, MA 01801 or Minuteman Senior Services, 24 Third Ave., Burlington,
MA 01801.

Muriel A. Durlin, 67, of Woburn
Muriel Ames Durlin, 67, of Woburn, died Monday, March 26, 2001, at the
Winchester Hospital.
Born in Woburn she was the daughter of the late Warner and Helen (Quigley)
Ames. She was a 1951 graduate of Woburn High School and was a lifelong
resident. She was a longtime employee of Ames Department Store and
previously worked at Zayre Department store in Woburn. She was a member
of Parents Without Partners and the Singles Club. She enjoyed dancing and
spending time with friends.
Mrs. Durlin is survived by three sons, Clifford Ames Durlin and his wife
Bonnie of Brockton, Richard J. Durlin and his wife Deborah of Malden and
Thomas O. Durlin and his wife Ann-Marie of Billerica; two brothers, Oliver
Ames of Florida and Robert Ames of Bedford; three sisters, Sylvia Tucker of
Byfield, Laura Ames of Waltham and Dorothy Apple of California; her longtime
companion, Robert Cummings of Lowell and seven grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by two sisters, Grace Hoelscher and Vera Eckberg.
Funeral services will be held today, March 29 at noon at the First
Congregational Church, 322 Main St., Woburn. Relatives and friends are
invited to attend. Burial will be private. Donations in her memory may be made
to the Winchester Hospital Development Fund, 41 Highland Ave., Winchester,
MA 01890.

Alice DiNitto, 78, of Woburn
WOBURN - Alice " Ruthie " (Bellehumeur) DiNitto, 78, died April 1, 2001, after
a brief illness. She was the wife of Angelo H. DiNitto. She was born in Lowell,
the daughter of the late George and Alice (Piche) Bellehumeur. She moved to
Cambridge at an early age and attended school there, graduating from Notre
Dame High School. Following her marriage, she lived in Cambridge and
Somerville briefly, moving to Woburn in 1953.
During her children's younger years, she was active in the St. Joseph's CCD
program. For the past 25 years, she organized an entire family reunion for all
her relatives across the United States, taking place on July 4. She spent much
time volunteering at local hospitals visiting the sick and those who were not
as fortunate to have families visit them. Mrs. DiNitto was also very
instrumental in organizing Senior Citizen trips here and along the northeast
coast. She and her husband were enthusiastic travelers, having visited 28
different countries and all across America.
In addition to her husband of 56 years, she is survived by two sons, Richard
G. DiNitto and his wife Margret Hanley of Boston, and Robert G. DiNitto and
his wife Pamela of Chelmsford; 10 grandchildren; and five
great-grandchildren. She was also the sister of the late Robert and George
Bellehumeur.
A funeral was held April 4, from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home in Woburn,
followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph's Church. Interment was in Mt.
Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. For those who wish, contributions in Mrs.
DiNitto's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St.,
Framingham, MA 01701.

John R. Baglio, 61, of Billerica
BILLERICA - John R. Baglio, 61, died unexpectedly March 26, 2001, at his
home. He was the husband of Elinor G. (Comey) Baglio. He was born in East
Boston, the son of Mary (Gambino) Baglio of Lady Lake, Fla., and the late
Joseph Baglio. He was a resident of Medford for many years before moving to
Billerica. Mr. Baglio was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was employed as a truck driver for the R.M. Holmes Trucking Co. in
Woburn prior to being the owner and operator of J. Baglio Trucking Co. in
Billerica, which he ran until his retirement. Mr. Baglio was a member of the
Teamsters Union Local 25.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by four sons, Patrick
Summerlin, Gary Summerlin, Michael Baglio, and Paul Baglio, all of Billerica; a
daughter, Lisa Moran of Greenfield, N.H.; two sisters, Rose Marie Vecchia of
Stoneham, and Carmella Vellucci of Medford, 10 grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Beth Summerlin.
A funeral was held March 30, from the Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home in
Billerica, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Theresa's Church. Interment was in
the VA National Cemetery, Bourne.

Muriel Durlin
WOBURN - Muriel (Ames) Durlin, 67, a lifelong resident of Woburn, died
March 26, 2001, at Winchester Hospital following a short illness. She was
born in Woburn, the daughter of the late Warner and Helen (Quigley) Ames.
She graduated from Woburn High School in 1951.
Mrs. Durlin was employed at Ames Department Store for many years, and had
previously worked at Zayre in Woburn. She was a member of Parents Without
Partners, and The Singles Club. She enjoyed dancing.
She is survived by three sons, Clifford Ames Durlin and his wife Bonnie of
Brockton, Richard J. Durlin and his wife Deborah of Malden, and Thomas O.
Durlin and his wife Anne Marie of Billerica; two brothers, Oliver Ames of
Florida, and Robert Ames of Bedford; three sisters, Sylvia Tucker of Byfield,
Laura Ames of Waltham, and Dorothy Apple of California; her longtime
companion, Robert Cummings of Lowell; and seven grandchildren. She was
also the sister of the late Grace Hoelscher and Vera Eckberg.

Mary C. McMahon, 88, of Burlington
BURLINGTON - Mary C. (O'Connor) McMahon, 88, formerly of Cambridge, died
March 22, 2001, at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington. She was the
wife of the late Frederick S. McMahon. She was born in Cambridge, the
daughter of the late James and Lillian O'Connor. She was educated in
Cambridge and made her home there until 1980 when she came to Woburn.
Mrs. McMahon was employed for 20 years as a sales girl at Filenes in Boston.
She is survived by her grandchildren, Kathleen Conlon of Arlington, Patricia
Duggan of Plymouth, James Casey of Chelmsford, and William Casey of
Billerica; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was also the mother of the late Mary
Louise Casey and James B. McMahon, and the sister of the late Lillian
O'Connor, Mabel Engel, Edward O'Connor, and John O'Connor.
A funeral was held March 26, from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home in
Burlington, followed by a funeral Mass of Christian Burial in St. Barbara's
Church, Woburn. Interment was in Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge.

Stanley T. Gould, 73, of Billerica
BILLERICA - Stanley T. Gould, 73, a lifelong Billerica resident, died March 25,
2001, at the Woburn Nursing Center in Woburn. He was born in Billerica on
Sept. 16, 1927, the son of the late Frederick H. and Alice (Litchfield) Gould.
Mr. Gould was a Navy veteran of World War II, and served on the 103rd Naval
Construction Battalion. He was awarded a World War II Victory Medal,
American Area Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, and
Japanese Occupation Medal. Prior to his retirement, he owned Gould's Auto
Parts in the North Billerica section of town. He was a member of the Veterans
of Foreign War 8819.
He is survived by a son, Frederick H. Gould of Florida; a daughter, Melissa
Panzera of Florida; three stepchildren, Susan Hake of Wisconsin, John
Ramsden of Maine, and David Ramsden of South Dakota; two sisters, Alice
Stockwell of Milbury, and Mildred Ramirez of Medford; and seven
grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Mabel Royston, Frederick H.
Gould, and Carrie Sylvester.
A funeral service was held March 29, in the First Congregational Church in
Billerica. Interment was in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. For those who wish,
contributions in Mr. Gould's memory may be made to the Boys' and Girls' Club
of Greater Billerica, 19 Campbell Road, Billerica, MA 01821.

Frederick R. Cotter Jr., 73, of Billerica
BILLERICA - Frederick R. Cotter Jr., 73, died March 26, 2001. He was the
husband of Mary Eileen (Ennis) Cotter, with whom he would have celebrated
their 52nd wedding anniversary on April 17.
He was born in Taunton, the son of the late Frederick R. and Helen C.
(Kelliher) Cotter. Mr. Cotter was a graduate of Rindge Technical High School
in Cambridge as well as the New England Aircraft School. He also attended
Fitchburg State College.
He was a Navy veteran of both World War II and the Korean Conflict. Mr.
Cotter was employed as a manufacturing engineer at the Raytheon Missile
Systems Division in Bedford for 40 years, retiring in 1990.
He served on the advisory board for the Shawsheen Technical High School in
Billerica, was a lifelong member of the Woburn Sportsman's Association, the
VFW Post 1628, and a former member of the Society of Manufacturing
Engineers. He was also an avid reader and enjoyed many hobbies.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by son, David Cotter and his wife Linda
of Nashua, N.H.; a daughter, Pamme Boutselis and her husband John of
Litchfield, N.H.; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were private.
For those who wish, contributions in Mr. Cotter's memory may be made to the
American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701; or Hospice
Care Inc., 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180.

Dorothy M. Daley Ducharme, 91, of Chelmsford
CHELMSFORD - Dorothy M. (Robertson) Daley Ducharme, 91, a longtime
Chelmsford resident, died March 31, 2001, at Lowell General Hospital. She was
the wife of the late Willis R. Ducharme. She was born in Woburn on Dec. 2,
1909, the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Corbett) Robertson.
Mrs. Ducharme was employed at the Town Hall in Chelmsford before her
retirement in 1976. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church and had
been a volunteer at Palm Manor Nursing Home, both in Chelmsford.
She is survived by three daughters, Maureen DePetrillo of Derry, N.H., Brenda
Dolan of Lowell, and Jean Driscoll of Lawrence; 15 grandchildren; 20
great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was also the
mother of the late George L. Daley Jr., grandmother of the late Lawrence G.
Daley, and sister of the late Thomas and Charles Robertson.
A funeral was held April 3, from the Blake Funeral Home in Chelmsford,
followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church. Interment was in Pine Ridge
Cemetery, Chelmsford.

April 05, 2001
Florence Lang, of Burlington
Florence (Hamilton) Lang, died March 21, 2001, in Milford, Conn., following a
lengthy illness. She was the wife of Norman F. Lang, a Woburn native.
She was born in Winchester on Aug. 26, 1922, to Catherine Parker, an
immigrant who sailed from Cork, and her husband Adam Hamilton, a native of
Woburn. Their lives took them from coast to coast, settling in Connecticut
and Rhode Island. She retired as a secretary to the Chief of Naval Operations
in Hartford.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Lang,
with whom she lived in Trumbull, Conn., and Mrs. Ken (Donna) Keyes of
Milford, Conn.; two sisters, Shirley Keating and her husband Paul of
Burlington, and Evelyn Fey of Ramsey, N.J.; a granddaughter, Leslie Keyes;
and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by the Stygles,
O'Connor, O'Donnell, and Schneider families. A service remembering her is
planned for late spring at Nichols United Methodist Church in Trumbull, Conn.
For those who wish, contributions in Mrs. Lang's memory may be made to the
Delta Society, 289 Perimeter Road East, Renton, WA 98055 (which promotes
human/animal interaction, including service dogs for the disabled); or the
Milford Health Care Center, 195 Platt St., Milford, CT 06460 (where she
received excellent care for her last two months).

Charles P. Smith, 83, of Burlington
Charles P. Smith, 83, died March 12, 2001, at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center
in Burlington. He was the husband of Lucille (Nelson) Smith.
He was born in Holyoke, the son of the late Edwin R. and Esther L. (Ball)
Smith. He was a longtime resident of Woburn before coming to Burlington 15
years ago. Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific during World War
II.
He was employed for the Boston & Maine Railroad for 40 years, and on two
occasions he received commendations for his quick actions in averting train
wrecks. He was also a model railroader and member of the Railroad Historical
Society, as well as a member of the Steamship Historical Society. Mr. Smith
also worked for Aeolian & Skinner Organ Builders as a cabinetmaker.
He served as sexton and treasurer of the former First Church Unitarian in
Woburn Center. Because of his knowledge of pipe organs, he was
instrumental in having the church's pipe organ moved to Germany. Mr. Smith
also served as a lieutenant on the Woburn Auxiliary Fire Department. He was
active in Masonic organizations, a member of Mount Horeb Lodge AF&AM, the
Woburn Royal Arch Chapter, and the Aleppo Temple Shriners.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Charles R. Smith and his wife
Roberta, of Enfield, Conn.; three daughters, Marjorie E. Holler and her
husband Joseph of Williamsburg, Va., Paula M. Kates Veeder and her husband
Stuart J. of Sudbury, and Diana S. Frothingham of Weston; nine
grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held March 15, from the Graham Funeral Home in
Woburn. Interment was in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. For those who
wish, contributions in Mr. Smith's memory may be made to the Seashore
Trolley Museum, P.O. Box A, Kennebunkport, ME 04046.

Raymond F. Gelinas, of Burlington
Raymond F. Gelinas, formerly of Lexington, Cambridge and Providence, R.I.,
died March 20, 2001. He was the husband of Joan (Doonan) Gelinas. Mr.
Gelinas was a member of Kirby-Stewart American Legion Post in Bradenton,
Fla. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a communicant of Sts.
Peter and Paul the Apostles Church in Bradenton.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Raymond F. Gelinas Jr. and
his wife Cindy, and Stephen M. Gelinas, all of Lexington; two brothers, Ernest
A. Gelinas of Tewksbury, and Donald Gelinas of Burlington; a sister, Dorothy
Donahue of Woburn; and four grandchildren. He was also the brother of the
late Helen Burke of Fairhaven.
A memorial service was held on March 24, at St. Brigid's Church, Lexington.
For those who wish, contributions in Mr. Gelinas' memory may be made to the
Kirby-Stewart Cemetery Fund, 2000 75th St. West, Bradenton, FL 34209.

Mary Trotta, 90, of Arlington
ARLINGTON - Mary (Sepe) Trotta, 90, of Arlington, died Tuesday, March 27,
2001, at Carlton Willard Residence in Bedford, after a brief illness. She was the
wife of the late Salvatore Trotta. Born in Swampscott, she was a longtime
Arlington resident. She was a seamstress.
Mrs. Trotta is survived by a son, Horace Trotta and his wife, Dolores, of
Woburn; a daughter, Geraldine Pick of Tyngsboro; eight grandchildren; 13
great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.
The funeral was held Friday, March 30 from the Saville & Grannan Funeral
Home, Arlington, with a funeral Mass celebrated in St. Agnes Church.
Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 40 Speen St.,
Box 1221, Framingham, MA 01701.

Pearl McEwen-King, 72, of Woburn
WOBURN - Pearl (Chapman) McEwen-King, 72, of Woburn, formerly a
longtime resident of Arlington, died Tuesday, March 27, 2001, in her home
after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Lorne McEwen. Born in
Arlington, she lived there all her life until moving recently to Woburn. She was
employed as a nurse and worked at a rehabilitation center.
She is survived by one son, Ralph E. McEwen of Wilmington; a daughter,
Lorna M. Stryke and her husband, Stephen M., of Tewksbury; three
grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Funeral services, at the request of the family, were private. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to VNA Hospice, 607 North Avenue, Suite
17, Wakefield, MA 01880.

April 11, 2001
Rose A. Nurnberger, 84, of Woburn
WOBURN - Rose A. (Simmons) Nurnberger, 84, a longtime Woburn resident,
died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Emerson Hospital in Concord, following a brief
illness. She was the wife of Charles E. Nurnberger.
She was born in Framingham, the daughter of the late Louis and Mary
Simmons. She was raised in Tewksbury, and graduated from Lowell schools.
Mrs. Nurnberger worked for many years as a school monitor at the Hurld
School. She was also a volunteer at the former Choate Hospital, working in
the coffee shop.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Janet Cameron
of Milton, and Judi Beaudry of Weare. N.H.; a sister-in-law, Thelma Elliot of
Acton; and three grandchildren.
A funeral service was held April 10, in the Graham Funeral Home in Woburn.
Interment was private. For those who wish, contributions in Mrs.
Nurnberger's memory may be made to the Brigham & Women's Hospital, c/o
Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02116-5742.

Richard H. Whitcomb, 84, leaves family in Chelmsford
Richard H. Whitcomb, 84, of Bedford, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at the
SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation for Concord. He was the husband of the late
Alice E. (Phillips) Whitcomb.
Born in Somerville June 19, 1916, he was the son of the late Earl A. and Alfa
(Larson) Whitcomb. A longtime Bedford resident, he was a member of the
First Baptist Church in Bedford and the Bedford Auxiliary Police Department.
He was also active in the Bedford senior citizen programs. Prior to retirement
he was employed as a truck driver for Suburban Propane Gas Company.
Mr. Whitcomb is survived by his son, Arnold E. Whitcomb of Woburn; his
daughter, Joan B. King of Chelmsford; a brother, Albert Whitcomb of
Lexington; a sister, Ruth Crawshaw of Guilford, N.H.; six grandchildren and 10
great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Elizabeth Whitcomb.
A funeral service was held at the First Baptist Church Saturday, April 7.
Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton. Memorial contributions may be
made to the National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 N. W. 9th Ave.,
Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494.

Ida May Foster, 95, of Woburn
WOBURN - Ida May Foster, 95, a lifelong resident of Woburn, died at the
Woburn Nursing Center Tuesday, April 3, 2001. She was the wife of the
George B. Foster, who died in 1960. Born in Everett, she was the daughter of
the late Robert and Sarah (Barrett) Given. She moved to Woburn at an early
age and graduated from the Woburn schools. She was a member of the Trinity
Episcopal Church, the Woburn Women's Club, the Woburn Garden Club and
Woburn Senior Citizens Club.
She is survived by one son, George W. Foster of Woburn; two daughters,
Marcia Doherty and her husband Noel, and Jane Foley, all of Woburn; a sister,
Sarah Elmstrom of Tewksbury; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren
and one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her daughter, Claire
Morgan.
A memorial service will be held at the Trinity Episcopal Church at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Trinity Episcopal
Church, 535 Main St., Woburn, MA 01801.

April 12, 2001
Frank W. Smith, 91, of Arlington
ARLINGTON - Frank W. Smith, 91, died March 17, 2001, at Emerson
Convalescent Home in Watertown, following a brief illness. He was the
husband of the late Mabel M. (MacKenzie) Smith. He was born in Margate,
England, on Feb. 21, 1910, the son of the late Frank and Eulalie S. (Andrews)
Smith. He was a graduate of Boston Trade School. Mr. Smith was a longtime
Arlington resident, having previously lived in Cambridge.
He retired after many years with Mitre Corp. of Bedford and Virginia. He was a
locksmith by trade and an avid ham radio operator. Mr. Smith was an active
member of the Masons, and just celebrated his 70th year of membership in
Mount Hermon Lodge AF&AM of Woburn.
He is survived by two daughters, Audrey H. MacDonald of Marion and M.
Gwendolyn Washburn Stewart of Ipswich; seven grandchildren; and three
great-grandchildren. He was also the father of the late Joan E. Smith.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, in the
Calvary United Methodist Church in Arlington. The Rev. William Coleman will
officiate. Interment was private.

Patricia A. Kane, 55, of Burlington
Patricia A. Kane, 55, died April 7, 2001, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington,
following a short illness. She was the wife of the late William J. Kane, who
died in 1989. Mrs. Kane was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Rita M.
(Fitzmaurice) Doherty. She was raised in Arlington and was a graduate of Mt.
Trinity High School in Watertown. She received her nurse's training at St.
Elizabeth's School of Nursing in Brighton, and worked at St. Elizabeth's as a
registered nurse for a number of years. She lived in Burlington for a number
of years and since 1980, had made her home in Woburn.
She is survived by a son, Michael M. Kane of Concord; three brothers, William
J. Doherty of Rockland, Edward P. Doherty of New Hampshire, and Robert J.
Doherty of Chicago, Ill. She also leaves many dear friends.
A funeral was held April 11, from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home in
Woburn, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Barbara's Church. Interment was
private. For those who wish, contributions in Mrs. Kane's memory may be
made to the charity of one's choice.

April 13, 2001
Luciano Barraza
Barraza - in S. Lawrence, formerly of Woburn, April 13th, Luciano, beloved
husband of Hilda (Cortes) Barraza. Devoted father of Luciano and Mario
Barraza, both of Malden, Ana and Maria Theresa, both of Chile, and Lucy of
Lawrence. Brother of Carlota Barraza of Chile. Also survived by twelve
grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A funeral mass was celebrated in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street,
Woburn, on Monday, April 16th, at 10 a.m. Interment was private.
Arrangements by the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.

April 18, 2001
Mary E. (Quail) Frotten
Frotten - in Winchester, formerly of Woburn, April 18th, 2001, Mary E. (Quail),
beloved wife of the late Peter J. Frotten. Devoted mother of Marie Began and
her husband Charles of Winchester, Shirley Hall and her husband Laurence of
FL, Peter J. Frotten, Jr. and his wife Colette of Tewksbury, Gail Burke of
Woburn and her late husband Tom, and the late Carol Kerrigan. Mother-in-law
of Ralph Kerrigan of Stoneham. Sister of the late Walter, Myles "Tommy" and
William Quail. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Route 38),
WOBURN, on Saturday, April 21st, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in the Immaculate
Conception Church, 79 Sheridan Circle, Winchester, at 10. Calling hours
Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.
Donations may be made in Mary's memory to the Immaculate Conception
Church Restoration Fund, 1004 Main St., Winchester, MA 01890.

OBITUARY:
Mary E. Frotten of Winchester passed away on Wednesday, April 18th, 2001,
following a short illness. The wife of the late Peter J. Frotten, who died in
1962, she was ninety years of age.
Born in Winchester and raised in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late
Myles J. and Bridget (Doherty) Quail. She was a member of the first graduating
class at St. Charles School, the class of 1927. Since the time of her marriage
she had resided in Winchester.
Mrs. Frotten maintained an active life until just a few months ago. She had
retired from her position as payroll clerk at Winchester Hospital in 1975, but
since then had volunteered at the Jenks Senior Center in Winchester, and
even learned to use a computer when she was eighty. She loved to travel, and
enjoyed trips to most of the countries in Europe. She was one of the original
members of the Immaculate Conception Church Sodality, and was active in
many of the parish activities. She was also a member of the St. Charles Alumni
Association.
In addition to her husband Peter, she was preceded in death by her daughter,
Carol Kerrigan, three brothers: Walter, Myles "Tommy", and William Quail, her
son-in-law, Thomas F. Burke, Jr., of Woburn, as well as a great-grandson,
Zachary Kerrigan.
Surviving are three daughters, Marie Began and her husband Charles of
Winchester, Shirley Hall and her husband Laurence of Florida, and Gail Burke
of Woburn; a son, Peter J. Frotten, Jr. and his wife Colette of Tewksbury; her
son-in-law, Ralph Kerrigan of Stoneham, eighteen grandchildren, and
twenty-two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Saturday, April 21st, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 79 Sheridan Circle, Winchester,
at 10. Interment will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester. Calling hours
at the funeral home will be on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made
in Mary's memory to the Immaculate Conception Church Restoration Fund,
1004 Main Street, Winchester, MA 01890.

April 19, 2001
Thomas J. Stockett
Stockett - in N. Andover, formerly of Woburn, April 19th, 2001, Thomas J.,
beloved husband of the late Elinore G. (McCann) Stockett. Devoted father of
Judith E. Worth of NV, Steven T. Stockett of CA, Ginney Behn of Hull, Eileen
Mageary of Georgetown, and Geraldine Bird of Brookline. Brother of the late
Mildred Skinner and Joyce Williams. Dear friend of Jeannette Barrow of
Merrimack. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Monday, April 23rd, at 10:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Anthony Church, 851
Main St., Woburn, at 11. Calling hours Sunday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Tom's memory to
the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Anthony Rectory, 80 Elm Street,
Woburn, MA 01801.
Late Navy veteran, WW II, Past National President of the Pearl Harbor
Survivors Association.

OBITUARY:
Thomas J. Stockett, a former Woburn resident who was the Past National
President of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, passed away in North
Andover Thursday evening, April 19th, 2001, following an illness of several
months. He was the husband of the late Elinore G. (McCann) Stockett, who
died in 1988.
Born in Boise, Idaho, he was the son of the late Ronald T. and Susie M. (Lytle)
Stockett. He was raised in California, where he completed his high school
education.
A veteran of World War II, he served in the Navy aboard the USS Dale,
stationed in Hawaii. He was a survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack, and went on
to become very active in the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, serving as
president of the national organization. He visited the site of the attack every
five years, along with a number of his fellow veterans, and actively
participated in reunions of the members of the crew of the USS Dale. He was a
regular participant in radio talk shows, even until recent years, discussing the
events, which helped bring the United States into the war.
Mr. Stockett worked as an independent consultant in physical plant
administration. He was most recently a consultant for New England Life, and
in that capacity served as an executive on loan to the Boston Public Schools.
He had also worked as a consultant for Harvard University and the Museum of
Science, as well as the Christian Science Church in Boston. He retired in
1983.
He lived with his family in Lynn and Swansea before coming to Woburn in
1969. In Swansea he served as Director of Civil Defense. He earned a
Bachelor's Degree from Northeastern University in 1969, at the same time his
daughters were graduating from their respective schools. He later taught night
classes in Human Relations at Northeastern. He was a life member of the
VFW, a member of the Elks, and was past commander of the VFW Post 8500 in
Somerset.
In addition to his late wife Elinor, who worked closely with him in the
administration of his duties with the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, he
was predeceased by two sisters, Mildred Skinner and Joyce Williams.
Surviving are four daughters: Judith E. Worth of Las Vegas, Nevada, Ginney
Behn of Hull, Eileen Mageary of Georgetown, and Geraldine Bird of Brookline;
a son, Steven T. Stockett of Midway City, California; fifteen grandchildren, five
great-grandchildren, and a dear friend, Jeannette Barrow of Merrimack.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Monday, April 23rd, at 10:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 11. Interment will
follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home
will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Tom's memory
to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Anthony Rectory, 80 Elm Street,
Woburn, MA 01801.

Claire (Krohn) Malcolm
Malcolm - Of Arlington and Manomet, April 14th, Claire (Krohn) beloved wife of
the late William F. Malcolm Jr. Devoted mother of William F. Malcolm III and
his wife Donna of Woburn and the late Robert Malcolm. Sister of Marguerite
"Dee" Ryan of Woburn and the late Lawrence, Frederick, Mary, Kathryn and
Edna Krohn. Cherished grandmother of William F. Malcolm IV and Lauren J.
Malcolm.
A funeral service will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Tuesday evening, April 17th at 8:30p.m. Calling hours
Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30p.m. Interment is private. Expressions of
sympathy may be made in Claire's memory to the American Diabetes Assn.,
One Bloomfield Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02108.

OBITUARY:
Claire (Krohn) Malcolm passed away Saturday evening after a brief illness.
She was the wife of the late William F. Malcolm Jr. and was eighty four years
of age.
Born in Dorchester, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret
(Gannon) Krohn. She moved to Arlington at an early age where she attended
school and graduated from Arlington High School. Following high school, she
went to work as a secretary at Boston College, where she remained until the
late 1940's. During this time, she and other members of her family survived the
terrible Coconut Grove fire.
After her marriage she remained in Arlington, where she dedicated her time to
her family and all of their involvements. After her husband's death in 1963, she
returned to work as a secretary at Harvard University where she remained until
her retirement in 1982. Upon her retirement, Claire moved to Manomet, where
she remained up until the time of her death.
In addition to her husband William she also was pre-deceased by her son
Robert, brothers Lawrence and Frederick and her sisters Mary, Kathryn and
Edna. Mrs. Malcolm is survived by her son, William F. Malcolm III and his wife
Donna of Woburn, a sister Margurite "Dee" Ryan of Woburn and loving
grandchildren William F. Malcolm IV and Lauren J. Malcolm also of Woburn.
A funeral service will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn on Tuesday evening, April 17th at 8:30p.m. Calling hours are
Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30p.m Interment is private. Expressions of
sympathy may be made in Claire's memory to the American Diabetes Assn.,
One Bloomfield Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02108.

Elizabeth R. (Mossman) Norton
Norton - in Woburn, April 14th, 2001, Elizabeth R. (Mossman), beloved wife of
the late Stephen Norton. Devoted mother of David J. MacKenzie and his wife
Madeline of Woburn and the late Thomas E. MacKenzie. Loving sister of
Mildred Smith of California and New Hampshire, Ethel Remis of Roslindale,
Florence Russell of Burlington, Lois Garvey of New Hampshire, Evelyn
Bartosiak of Quincy, and the late John and Charles Mossman and Marion
Alger. Also survived by five cherished grandchildren, Sheila, George, Kerry,
Robin, Thomas.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Wednesday, April 18th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Joseph's Church, 100
Washington Street, East Woburn, at 10 a.m. Calling hours Tuesday from 4 to 8
p.m. Interment in Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Expressions of sympathy
may be made in Elizabeth's memory to St. Joseph's Church, 100 Washington
Street, Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:
WOBURN - Elizabeth R. Norton, 81, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2001,
following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Stephen Norton. Born
in Lexington, eighty-one years ago, she was the daughter of the late St. Claire
and Rosemary (Drury) Mossman. She made her home in Woburn since 1975.
Mrs. Norton was employed for many years as a clerk by the commonwealth of
Massachusetts in the Department of Mental Health. She devoted her life to her
family, and particularly enjoyed being with her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband Stephen, she was preceded in death by a son,
Thomas E. MacKenzie, two brothers, John and Charles Mossman, and a sister,
Marion A. Alger. Surviving are her son, David J. MacKenzie and his wife
Madeline of Woburn; five sisters, Mildred Smith of California and New
Hampshire, Ethel Remis of Roslindale, Florence Russell of Burlington, Lois
Garvey of New Hampshire, and Evelyn Bartosiak of Quincy. She also leaves
five cherished grandchildren: Sheila, George, Kerry, Robin, and Thomas.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, April 18th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Joseph's Church, 100 Washington Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment
will take place in Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Calling hours at the funeral
home are Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Mrs. Norton's
memory to St. Joseph's Church, 100 Washington Street, Woburn, MA 01801.

Alfred F. Mello
WOBURN - Alfred F. Mello, 87, died April 12, 2001, following a brief illness. He
was the husband of Maureen A. (Hankin) Mello. Mr. Mello was born and raised
in Cambridge, the son of the late Manuel and Mary (Ferriera) Mello. He was a
graduate of Cambridge High and Latin. A veteran of World War II, he served in
the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged as a corporal, after having
received a Bronze Star. He was employed for over 33 years as a clerk in the
Veterans Administration offices in Boston. Mr. Mello was a communicant of
St. Barbara's Church.
In addition to his wife of nearly 56 years, he is survived by a son, Richard F.
Mello and his wife Donna of Pelham, N.H.; a daughter Sheila Distaso and her
husband Nicholas of Nashua, N.H.; three brothers, Edward Mello of South
Hadley, Frank Mello of Pembroke, and Raymond Mello of Burlington; two
sisters, Elvita Mello of Cambridge, and Theresa Ring of Seekonk; four
grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was also the brother of the late Mary
Hite of Virginia.
A funeral was held April 7, from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home in Woburn,
followed by a funeral Mass in St. Barbara's Church. Interment was in Calvary
Cemetery, Woburn. For those who wish, contributions in Mr. Mello's memory
may be made to St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge St., Woburn, MA 01801.

April 20, 2001
Charles McMahon
McMahon - in Florida, formerly of Woburn, suddenly, April 20th, Charles.
Beloved husband of the late Edna D. (Milliken) McMahon. Devoted father of
Susan, Michael and Scott McMahon, and the late Corp. Charles McMahon, Jr.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

OBITUARY:
Charles McMahon, a former longtime Woburn resident, passed away suddenly
at his home in Bradenton, Florida, on Friday evening, April 20th. The husband
of the late Edna D. (Milliken) McMahon, who died in 1998, he was seventy
years of age.
Born and raised in Woburn, he was the son of the late Lewis S. and Isabel
(Pierce) McMahon. He was an employee of the Atlantic Gelatin Company for
thirty-seven years, and also drove school buses for the Carpenter Bus
Company. He and his wife Edna moved to Bradenton, Florida five years ago.
Mr. McMahon was a former member of the Masons, the Shriners, and the
Scottish Rites.
He was the father of Corporal Charles McMahon, Jr. who was the last soldier
killed during the Vietnam War, in April of 1975. He was also preceded in death
by two brothers, Lewis and Francis McMahon.
Surviving are his daughter, Susan McMahon of Bradenton, Florida, and two
sons, Michael McMahon of New Hampshire and Scott McMahon of Woburn; a
cousin, Beverly Bixby Cairnie of Bradenton, FL, six grandchildren, and eight
great-grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are
no calling hours. Arrangements are being handled by the Lynch-Cantillon
Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.

James N. "Nonie" Cogan
Cogan - of Winchester, April 20th, 2001, James N. "Nonie", beloved husband
of Marcella A. (Albert) Cogan. Devoted father of James P. "Jay" Cogan and his
wife Jean of Tewksbury, and John L. Cogan and his wife Anne of Dover, NH.
Dear brother of Thomas Cogan and Anne Feeney, both of Winchester, and the
late Charles Cogan. Cherished grandfather of Shannon, Grace, and Albert.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Route 38),
Woburn, on Monday, April 23rd, at 8:15 a.m. Funeral mass in the Immaculate
Conception Church, 79 Sheridan Circle, Winchester, at 9. Calling hours
Sunday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester. Donations
may be made in Nonie's memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101 First
Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02454. Late Marine Corps veteran, Korean
War.

OBITUARY:
James N. Cogan of Winchester, known to family and friends as "Nonie",
passed away at his home Friday morning following a short illness. He was
married to Marcella A. (Albert) Cogan, with whom he would have celebrated
his 43rd wedding anniversary in May.
Born in Winchester seventy years ago, he was the son of the late Charles E.
and Helen R. (Shea) Cogan. He was a 1949 graduate of Winchester High
School. A combat veteran of the Korean War, he served with the U.S. Marine
Corps. Mr. Cogan worked as a carpenter for most of his life, retiring from
Harvard Construction about ten years ago, He was an avid Red Sox and
Bruins fan, and was a member of the VFW in Winchester.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles E. Cogan, Jr. Surviving in
addition to his wife Marcella are two sons, James P. "Jay" Cogan and his wife
Jean of Tewksbury, and John L. Cogan and his wife Anne of Dover, NH; a
brother, Thomas Cogan, and a sister, Anne Feeney, both of Winchester. Also
surviving are three beloved grandchildren: Shannon, Grace, and Albert.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street (Route 38), Woburn, on Monday, April 23rd, at 8:15 a.m., followed by a
funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 79 Sheridan Circle,
Winchester, at 9. Interment will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.
Calling hours at the funeral home will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Donations may be made in Nonie's memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society,
101 First Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02454.

April 23, 2001
Charles E. Pabst
Pabst - in Woburn, April 23rd, 2001, Charles E., beloved husband of Marie B.
(Dunn) Pabst. Devoted father of Ann L. Coombs and her husband John, and
David C. Pabst, all of Woburn. Brother of Mary Porter of Nashua, NH, and the
late George Pabst.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn, on
Thursday, April 26th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Anthony Church, 851
Main St., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment
in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester. Donations may be made in Charles'
memory to Winchester Home Care, 7 McKay Avenue, Winchester, MA 01890,
Attn: Pat Demers. Late Army veteran, WWII.

OBITUARY:
Charles E. Pabst of Woburn passed away at his home on Monday, April 23rd,
2001, following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Marie B. (Dunn)
Pabst.
Born in S. Boston eighty-four years ago, the son of the late Charles E. and
Helen (Fitz) Pabst, he was raised in Winchester and graduated from
Winchester High School with the class of 1935. He lived in Winchester until
after his marriage in 1947, and then resided in Burlington for a few years
before taking up residence in North Woburn in 1951.
A member of the National Guard before enlisting in the Army in 1943, he
served with the 36th Army Division in Italy, France, and Germany during World
War II. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star with six clusters. For
twenty-three years until his retirement, Mr. Pabst worked as a machinist for
the MBTA.
Active in Scouting, he was Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 519 for a number
of years. He was an usher at St. Anthony Church for over twenty-five years,
and enjoyed woodworking and working around his home.
Surviving in addition to his wife Marie are a daughter, Ann L. Coombs and her
husband John of Woburn; a son, David C. Pabst of Woburn;, and a sister,
Mary Porter of Nashua, NH. He was preceded in death by a brother, George
Pabst.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Thursday, April 26th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will
follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.
Calling hours at the funeral home will be on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9
p.m. Donations may be made in Charles' memory to Winchester Home Care, 7
McKay Avenue, Winchester, MA 01890, Attn: Pat Demers.

April 24, 2001
Aristides C. "Artie" Speros, Jr.
Speros - in W. Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Woburn, suddenly, April 24th, 2001,
Aristides C. "Artie" Speros, Jr., beloved son of Aristides C. and Evangeline
(Lipa) Speros of W. Palm Beach and S. Yarmouth, formerly of Woburn. Dear
brother of Philip A. Speros and his wife Lisa of Woburn. Loving uncle of
Nicole and Michael Speros of Woburn.
A funeral service will be held in the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek
Orthodox Church, 70 Montvale Avenue, Woburn, on Monday, April 30th, at 10
a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours at the
Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Sunday from 5 to
9 p.m. Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain.

OBITUARY:
Aristides C. Speros, Jr., known to family and friends as "Artie", died suddenly
at his home in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Tuesday evening, April 24th,
2001. The son of Aristides C. and Evangeline (Lipa) Speros, Sr., he was
thirty-three years of age.
Born in Winchester, he grew up in Woburn and graduated from Austin
Preparatory High School in Reading with the class of 1985. He received a
bachelor's degree from Stetson University in Florida, and completed his law
degree at St. Thomas School of Law in Florida. He worked for an investment
firm in Atlanta, Georgia, as the chief financial officer for six years before
taking up residence in Florida a year ago.
Surviving in addition to his parents, who reside in South Yarmouth and West
Palm Beach, are a brother, Philip A. Speros and his wife Lisa of Woburn, and
his niece and nephew, Nicole and Michael Speros of Woburn.
A funeral service will be held in the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek
Orthodox Church on Monday, April 30th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are
respectfully invited to attend. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery in
Jamaica Plain. Calling hours will be at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263
Main Street, Woburn, on Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m.

April 25, 2001
Mary E. Frotten, 90, of Winchester
WINCHESTER - Mary E. Frotten, 90, of Winchester died Wednesday, April 18,
2001, following a short illness. She was the wife of the late Peter J. Frotten
who died in 1962. Born in Winchester and raised in Woburn, she was the
daughter of the late Myles J. and Bridget (Doherty) Quail. She was a member
of the first graduating class at St. Charles School in 1927. Since the time of
her marriage, she has lived in Winchester and maintained an active life until a
few months ago.
Prior to her retirement in 1975, she was employed as a payroll clerk at
Winchester Hospital. After retirement she volunteered at the Jenks Senior
Center and at the age of 80 learned to use a computer. She was one of the
original members of the Immaculate Conception Church Sodality and active in
many parish activities. She was also a member of the St. Charles Alumni
Association. She enjoyed traveling and enjoyed trips to many countries in
Europe.
Mrs. Frotten is survived by three daughters, Marie Began and her husband
Charles of Winchester, Shirley Hall and her husband Laurence of Florida and
Gail Burke of Woburn; a son, Peter J. Frotten Jr. and his wife Colette of
Tewksbury; a son-in-law, Ralph Kerrigan of Stoneham; 18 grandchildren and
22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter Carol
Kerrigan; three brothers, Walter, Myles " Tommy " and William Quail; her
son-in-law, Thomas F. Burke Jr. of Woburn and a great-grandson, Zachary
Kerrigan.
The funeral was held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, Woburn
Saturday, April 21 followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception
Church, Winchester. Interment took place in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church
Restoration Fund, 1004 Main St., Winchester, MA 01890.

April 28, 2001
Kathleen T. Bry
WOBURN/ NEW HAMPSHIRE
In Woburn, April 28th, Kathleen T. (Phelan). Beloved wife of Maurice J. Bry.
Devoted mother of Kathleen A. Bry of NH, Jeanne M. Quinn and her husband
Joseph of Bradford, Mark C. and his wife Madelyn of NH, Michael J. and his
wife Christine of North Attleboro, and Robert D. and his wife Debra of
Wakefield and the late Gary Bry. Dear sister of Helen Noonan of Waltham,
Madelyn McAllister of Reading and the late Doris Noonan, Jack, Edmund and
Robert Phelan. Cherished grandmother of nine grandchildren, Alex, Bryan,
Matthew, Gary, Laura, Cherishe, Kevin, Connor, and Virginia. Loving aunt to
many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, WOBURN,
on Wednesday, May 2nd at 8:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main Street, Woburn, at 9. Calling hours Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Interment is private. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Kathleen's
memory to the Woburn Boys & Girls Club, Charles Gardner Lane, Woburn, MA
01801. (Boston Globe)

Eliza M. Burt
WOBURN /BILLERICA /PEPPERELL
In Woburn, April 28th, Eliza M. (Selig). Beloved wife of Joseph F. Burt.
Devoted mother of Louise W. (Burt) Nashawaty of Billerica, Robert J. Burt and
his wife Dorothy of Pepperell, William F. and his wife Lucy of Las Vegas. Dear
sister of Stanford Selig and Shirley Thompson of CA, Farish Selig and
Beatrice Sevigny of Wareham, Gladys Simms of New Bedford, Donald Selig of
Mexico, and the late Gilbert Selig. Loving grandmother of William Hinchliffe
and his wife Andrea, Lynda Bennett and her husband Robert, Scott Hinchliffe
and his wife Tania and eight great grandchildren.
A Funeral will be held in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street
(Rte. 38), WOBURN, on Wednesday, May 2nd at 11 a.m. Calling hours Tuesday,
May 1st from 5-9 p.m. Interment in Puritan Lawn, Peabody. Expressions of
sympathy may be made in Eliza's memory to the Visiting Nurse of
Middlesex-East & Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Avenue, Suite 17,
Wakefield, MA 01880. (Boston Globe)

Herbert M. Erb
SOMERVILLE /WOBURN /FLORIDA
Herbert M. of Florida, formerly of Somerville and Woburn, died April 27.
Husband of Gretchen Noonan. Father of Debra Saverse, Gale Erb, Garry Erb of
Somerville, James Erb of North Andover, Stacey Issac of Japan & Ryan Erb &
the late Bradley Erb of ME. Friend of Lorraine Erb Grande. Also survived by 9
grandchildren. Son of Elizabeth Erb of Nova Scotia. Brother of Robert Erb,
Joan Erb & Marilyn Erb, all of Nova Scotia. Memorial service Tues. at 10
o'clock at Christ Episcopal Church, 66 Fellsway West, Somerville, MA. (Boston
Globe)

Anna Griffin
LEXINGTON /WOBURN /NEW HAMPSHIRE
Anna (Kane) of Lexington, April 27, 2001. Wife of the late Daniel J. Griffin.
Mother of Katherine G. DeCarpis and her husband Fabian J. of Nashua, NH.
Sister of the late Irene Teahan and Edward & Eugene Kane. She is also
survived by 1 grandchild, Daniel F. DeCarpis of Reading.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 1, at St. Barbara's
Church, Woburn at 11 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.
Visitation at the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Rd., LEXINGTON,
Tuesday 9:30-10:30 AM prior to Mass. Donations in Anna's memory may be
made to The Alzheimer's Association, 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140.
Interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington. (Boston Globe).John A. Hussey, Sr.
WOBURN - Of Woburn, April 28, John A. Sr. Husband of Elizabeth L.
(Andreason) Hussey. Father of Joan Fontaine and her husband Phil, both of
Bedford, NH; John "Jack" Hussey, Jr. and his wife Denise, both of Burlington;
and Judy Robar and her husband Bob, both of Woburn. Grandfather of Phil
Jr., Bruce, Kristina, Erica, Robbie, Justin, and Tiffany. Also survived by one
great-granddaughter, Madison.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd.
(corner of Pleasant St.) WOBURN, on Wednesday, May 2, at 11 a.m. Visiting
hours will be on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9. Memorial donations may be made
to Hospice Care, Inc., 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180. (Boston Globe)

Corina E. Pieroni
WOBURN /SOMERVILLE/ NORTH ANDOVER
Of Woburn, April 28th, Corina E. (Bonugli). Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe
Pieroni. Devoted mother of Gino Pieroni and his wife Joan of AZ, Mafalda
Fenerbach and her late husband Joseph of Germany, Giuliana Tomba and her
husband Dino of Italy, Anna Aldorasi and her husband Carmen of Somerville,
Grace Smith and her husband Robert of N. Andover, Ivana Pieroni of Woburn,
the late Carla Centoni and her late husband Elio and very dear friend Michael
Gonzalez of Woburn. Loving sister of the late Rita, Genevia and Natalina. Also
survived by sixteen grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rt. 38),
WOBURN, on Tuesday May 1st, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles
Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Calling hours Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Expressions of sympathy may be
made in Corina's memory to the Visiting Nurse of Middlesex-East & Visiting
Nurse Hospice, 607 North Ave, Ste 17, Wakefield, MA 01880. (Boston Globe)

Edward J. Sdankus
WOBURN /CAMBRIDGE /TEWKSBURY
Of Woburn, formerly of Cambridge, April 27th, WWII Army Vet and retired
Cambridge Fire Dept. Arson Inspector, Edward J. age 77, beloved husband of
Josephine (Urbanowicz). Father of Daniel E. of Albany, NH, Steven of Sunrise,
FL, Barbara L. Bergeron and her husband Edward and Joanne Sdankus all of
Woburn. Brother of Ann Santocki and Stella Daszuta both of Cambridge. He
leaves ten grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the Farmer and Dee Funeral Home,
16 Lee St., TEWKSBURY.
Funeral Wednesday at 8:45 A.M. from the Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at 10:00
A.M. at St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Rd., Woburn. Burial at
Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the
American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be
appreciated. Member and Past Commander of the Polish American Veterans of
Cambridge and Past Commander of The Polish American Veterans of
Massachusetts. (Boston Globe)

April 29, 2001
Barbara Mulkerrin
Mulkerrin - in Medford, formerly of Woburn, April 29th, 2001, Barbara, beloved
daughter of the late Bartholomew and Hannah (Connolly) Mulkerrin. Dear
sister of Thomas Mulkerrin of Woburn and the late Roger, Michael, Robert,
and Walter Mulkerrin.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 3rd, at 11 a.m. at Calvary
Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. There are no
calling hours. Donations may be made in Barbara's memory to the Alzheimer's
disease Assn., 36 Cameron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140. Arrangements by
the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.

OBITUARY:
A graveside service will be held on Thursday morning, May 3rd, for Barbara
Mulkerrin, a native of Woburn who died at the Courtyard Nursing Center in
Medford on Sunday, April 29th. The daughter of the late Bartholomew and
Hannah (Connolly) Mulkerrin, she was 71 years of age.
Born and raised in Woburn, she attended St. Charles Elementary School and
graduated from Woburn High School. She resided in Malden and Melrose for
most of her life. She worked for Gillette for most of her life and retired after
thirty-five years.
Preceding her in death were four brothers: Rogers, Michael, Robert, and
Walter Mulkerrin. She is survived by a brother, Thomas E. Mulkerrin of
Woburn. Also surviving are two nieces and a nephew.
A graveside service will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Washington Street,
Woburn-Winchester line, Thursday morning at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends
are invited to attend. There are no calling hours. Donations may be made in
Barbara's memory to the Alzheimer's disease Assn., 36 Cameron Avenue,
Cambridge, MA 02140. Arrangements are by the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral
Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.

April 30, 2001
Josephine (Coscia) Giuffre
Giuffre - in Woburn, April 30th, 2001, Josephine (Coscia), beloved wife of Peter
Giuffre. Devoted mother of Catherine DeMattia and her husband Joseph, and
Marie Estabrook and her husband John, all of Woburn. Sister of Mary DeLeo
of Revere, Carmella Follo of E. Boston, and the late Fred Coscia, Rachel Nargi,
and Fredrica DeFilippo. Loving grandmother of Ann Marie Gallivan and
Joseph DeMattia, and Christine and Michael Estabrook, and
great-grandmother of Sydney Ann Gallivan.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rt. 38),
WOBURN, on Thursday, May 3rd, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Barbara's
Church, 138 Cambridge St., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Wednesday 5 to 8
p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in
Mrs. Giuffre's memory to Hospice Care, Inc., 41 Montvale Avenue, Stoneham,
MA 02180.

OBITUARY:
Josephine Giuffre of Woburn passed away at her home on Monday following a
short illness. She was the wife of Peter Giuffre for the past sixty-two years.
Born in Boston eighty-one years ago, she was the daughter of the late Joseph
and Aurora (Sullo) Coscia. She graduated from East Boston High School and
lived in East Boston until taking up residence in Somerville. Thirty-two years
ago, she moved with her family to Woburn's West Side.
For over twenty-one years, Mrs. Giuffre worked for Allstate Insurance
Company in the clerical department. She had previously worked for Sears
Department Stores. She greatly enjoyed taking care of her home, and cooking
for her family. She particularly enjoyed spending time with her
grandchildren.
Mrs. Giuffre was preceded in death by two sisters, Rachel Nargi and Fredrica
DeFilippo, and a brother, Fred Coscia. In addition to her husband Peter, she
is survived by two daughters, Catherine DeMattia and her husband Joseph of
Woburn, and Marie Estabrook and her husband John of Woburn; her sisters,
Mary DeLeo of Revere and Carmella Follo of East Boston; her beloved
grandchildren, Ann Marie Gallivan and Joseph DeMattia, and Christine and
Michael Estabrook; and her great-granddaughter, Sydney Ann Gallivan.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Thursday, May 3rd, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass
in St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge St., Woburn, at 10. Interment will
follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home
are Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Mrs. Giuffre's
memory to Hospice Care, Inc., 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180.


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