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August 1, 2001
Dorothy J. Towse
Dorothy J. (Amo) Towse of North Andover, formerly of Florida, Billerica, and
Woburn, passed away at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen on Wednesday
Morning, August 1, after a short illness. She was 84 years of age.
Raised in Stoneham, she was the daughter of the late Clarence, and the late
Minnie (Campbell) Amo. Mrs. Towse was a graduate of Burdette College, and
had worked for the A.E. Mills Company in Boston as a Bookkeeper many years
ago. Dorothy was a member of the Aletheon Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in
Woburn.
She was predeceased by her husband, the late Delbert Robert Towse, who
died in 1998. She was also predeceased by three sisters, the late Marion Amo,
the late Beatrice Doherty, and the late Phyllis Beattie. She is survived by two
sons, Robert J. Towse and his wife Mary Jane, both of North Andover; and
Christopher A. Towse and his wife Jane, both of Spring Valley, CA; and one
daughter, Mary L. Towse of North Andover. She is also survived by one
brother, Raymond Amo of West Yarmouth; and two sisters, Marguerite
Thompson of Winchester, and Lois MacKenzie of Stoneham. Services were
private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of
your choice.

Margery Gould Rath - WOBURN
On Wednesday, August 1, Margery Gould of Woburn. Devoted friend and
companion to Jack Goldberg. Loving mother of Julie Rath of New York. Dear
sister of Dr. James Gould of Leominster. Beloved daughter of the late George
and Elizabeth Gould. Interment services are private. Memorial observance
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. at the home of Marta and Robert
Frank.
A Memorial Service will be held at Temple Shir Tikvah, 34 Vine Street,
Winchester, on Sunday, August 12 at 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions
in her memory may be made to the Patient-to-Patient/Heart-to-Heart Program
at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center or to the Stepping Stones Bone
Marrow Transplant Support Group at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
Arrangements by the Levine Chapel, BROOKLINE.

August 2, 2001
Michael J. Leonard
Leonard - in Bristol, NH, formerly of Woburn, suddenly, August 2nd, 2001,
Michael J., devoted father of Rebecca J. Leonard of Woburn. Beloved son of
Florence C. (Centola) Leonard of Woburn and the late George P. Leonard.
Loving brother of Patricia M. Cardinale of Woburn. Former husband of
Roberta (Ducey) Leonard of Woburn. Also survived by several aunts, uncles,
and cousins.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Tuesday, August 7th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main St., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment will
be private. Donations may be made in Michael's memory to the American Lung
Assn., PO Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803.

OBITUARY:
Michael J. Leonard, a former longtime Woburn resident, died suddenly
yesterday in the Franklin Regional Hospital in Franklin, New Hampshire, after
having been stricken at his home in Bristol, NH. He was fifty-one years of
age.
Michael was born in Brighton, the son of Florence C. (Centola) Leonard of
Woburn and the late George P. Leonard. He moved with his family to Woburn
when he was a youngster and attended Woburn schools. He served with the
US Army during the Vietnam War. Although he was disabled in recent years,
he was most recently employed as a technician for WGBH Public Television.
A prolific songwriter and accomplished musician, his passion in life was
music. He had natural ability as a singer and was able to learn a variety of
musical instruments. He played in various bands throughout his life, including
notable acts such as the Castaways and Stan Jr. He was also a gifted artist.
He was a member of the George Campbell Post American Legion in Woburn.
Surviving in addition to his mother, Florence Leonard of Woburn, are his
daughter, Rebecca J. Leonard of Woburn, his former wife, Roberta (Ducey)
Leonard of Woburn, his sister, Patricia M. Cardinale of Woburn, as well as
several aunts, uncles, and cousins and a host of friends.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Tuesday, August 7th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main St., Woburn, at 10. Interment will be
private. Calling hours at the funeral home are Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9
p.m. Donations may be made in Michael's memory to the American Lung
Association, PO Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803.

August 3, 2001
Josephine M. (Dasaro) Galluccio
Galluccio - in Woburn, August 3rd, Josephine M. (Dasaro), beloved wife of the
late Jerry Galluccio. Devoted mother of Carol Galluccio of Woburn. Dear sister
of Fritzie Letterie of Woburn, Ignazio "Nat" Dasaro of Boston, Cal Bertolino
and Flora Silvestro, both of N. Reading, Frank Dasaro of Everett, and the late
James and Charles Dasaro and Anna Montalbano.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Tuesday, August 7th, at 10:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main St., Woburn, at 11. Calling hours Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Josephine's
memory to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Crafts St., Suite 450, Newton, MA
02160.

OBITUARY:
Josephine M. Galluccio, a longtime resident of Woburn's South End, passed
away at her home Friday evening following a brief illness. The wife of the late
Jerry Galluccio, who died three years ago, she was seventy-eight years of
age.
Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Florence (Fauci)
Dasaro. She was raised and educated in Everett, where she resided until
coming to Woburn forty-five years ago.
For nearly ten years, she was employed at Bradlees Department Store, and
previously she worked at Schrafft's in Boston. She was formerly a member of
the South End Italian Club. Mrs. Gallucccio loved being at home, where she
enjoyed reading, music, and spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband Jerry, she was preceded in death by two brothers,
James and Charles Dasaro, and a sister, Anna Montalbano. Surviving are her
daughter, Carol Galluccio of Woburn, four sisters, Fritzie Letterie of Woburn,
Cal Bertolino and Flora Silvestro, both of N. Reading, and Mary Schepis of
Sumter, South Carolina; and two brothers, Ignazio "Nat" Dasaro of Boston
and Frank Dasaro of Everett.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Tuesday, August 7th, at 10:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main St., Woburn, at 11. Interment will follow
in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home are
Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Josephine's
memory to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Crafts Street, Suite 450, Newton, MA
02160.

Alfred G. Hartmann - WOBURN SOMERVILLE
Alfred G. of Woburn, previously of Somerville & Brooklyn, NY, on Friday
August 3, at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife Virginia, stepchildren
Linda Rauseo and her husband Stephen of Billerica, Carol DeCosta of
Arlington and Charles Crowley of Wrentham. He also leaves five
step-grandchildren. Memorial Mass on Saturday, August 11 at 9 a.m. at St.
Joseph's Church, 100, Washington St., Woburn. Relatives and friends invited.
WW II Navy Veteran.

August 4, 2001
Timothy B. O'Sullivan - BURLINGTON WOBURN FLORIDA
Of Cape Coral, FL, formerly of Chelmsford and Burlington, on August 4,
Timothy B. O'Sullivan. Loving father of Timothy, Sean, and Moira, all of
Georgetown. Dear brother of Mary Gardner of Chelmsford, Margaret
Hutchinson of Salem, NH, John of Chelmsford, Kathleen McGrath of Woburn,
Dennis of Maynard, and the late Richard and Michael. Also survived by his
former wife Mary Lynne of Georgetown, his close friends, Jack and Eileen
Harris of Danvers, Warren Marnell and Robert Morrison of Cape Coral, and
many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held from the Doyle-Lane Funeral Home, 171 Bedford
St., (Rte. 62 near the Bedford Line) BURLINGTON, on Thurs., Aug. 9 at 9 a.m.
Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Malachy's Church, Burlington, at
10 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours at the Funeral
Home on Wed. from 4-8 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to The
American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Interment in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

August 5, 2001
Roland E. DeMers
DeMers - in Woburn, formerly of Everett, August 5th, Roland E., beloved
husband of Phyllis B. (Regali) DeMers. Devoted father of Pam Hanlon and her
husband Fran of Merrimack, NH, Karen McCoy and her husband George of
Woburn, and Janice Parrott and her husband John of Nashua, NH. Brother of
Reginald DeMers of Covington, LA, and the late Elmer, Edward, Gilbert, and
Norman DeMers and Anita Regali. Cherished grandfather of Jillian and
Brittany Hanlon, Sarah and Michaela Higgins, and Alex Parrott.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Route 38),
WOBURN, on Thursday, August 9th, at 10:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles
Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 11. Calling hours Wednesday 4 to 8 p.m.
Interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Donations may be made in
Roland's memory to the Hospice Community House, 210 Natacook Road,
Merrimack, NH 03054. Late Army veteran, WW II.

OBITUARY:
Roland E. DeMers, a resident of Woburn for the past forty-four years, passed
away at Hospice Community House in Merrimack, NH, Sunday evening
following a brief illness. He was the husband of Phyllis B. (Regali) DeMers.
Born in Everett seventy-eight years ago, he was the son of the late John B.
and Emma (Hebert) DeMers. He graduated from Everett High School with the
class of 1942 and attended Southwestern University in Louisiana before
entering the military in 1943. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II
as a surgical technician in the 68th General Hospital in England.
Mr. DeMers resided in Everett for about ten years following his marriage. In
1977, he and his family took up residence on Woburn's West Side. He was
employed by Toledo Scale and later the B.F. Goodrich Company in Watertown
in earlier years. He later opened his own industrial scale business, DeMers
Scale Company, from which he retired five years ago. He held membership in
the New England Scale Association. Known to his family and friends as
"Rollie", he had a wonderful sense of humor and was devoted to his family.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Elmer, Edward, Gilbert, and
Norman DeMers, and a sister, Anita Regali. Surviving in addition to his wife
Phyllis, to whom he was married for over fifty-five years, are three daughters,
Pam Hanlon and her husband Fran of Merrimack, NH, Karen McCoy and her
husband George of Woburn, and Janice Parrott and her husband John of
Nashua, NH; a brother, Reginald Demers of Covington, Louisiana; five beloved
grandchildren, Jillian and Brittany Hanlon, Sarah and Michaela Higgins, and
Alex Parrott.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Thursday, August 9th, at 10:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 11. Interment will take
place in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Calling hours at the funeral
home are Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Roland's
memory to the Hospice Community House, 210 Natacook Road, Merrimack, NH.03054.

Georgina Cabral - LEXINGTON WOBURN
Of Woburn formerly of Lexington on August 5, Georgina (Neto); beloved wife
of the late Augusto Cabral. Loving Mother of Lydia Renna of Woburn.
Grandmother of Michele and her husband James Chiccarelli, David Renna and
his wife Ronda, Daren Renna, and Douglas Renna and his wife Wendy. Sister
of Isabelle Mota of Attleboro, also survived by her great-grandsons Joseph,
Anthony, Nicholas and Christopher. Funeral Services will be conducted
Wednesday August 8 at 11 am in the Devito-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 1145
Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON. Visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday evening
6-8. Interment: Calvary Cemetery, Woburn.

August 6, 2001
Mary Anderson - WOBURN
On Monday August 6, Mary (Kelley) of Woburn. Wife of the late James.
Devoted mother of Joseph and Andrew of Woburn, Annette of Billerica, Robert
and his wife Denise of Wilmington and the late James Michael, Thomas and
Arthur. Dear sister of Thomas Kelley and Noreen Loughran of Mission Hill and
the late James and Barbara. Cherished grandmother of Joseph, Steven, Brian
and David Anderson of Wilmington.
Funeral Mass in St. Anthony's Church, Woburn on Friday at 10am. Relatives
and friends respectfully invited. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers
donations in her memory may be made to Mission Church Restoration Fund,
1545 Tremont St. Boston MA 02120 or a charity of ones choice.

August 8, 2001
Joseph M. Chapley
Joseph M. Chapley of Wakefield, a former longtime resident of Woburn,
passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 8. He was 69 years of age.
Born in Deerfield, he was the son of the late George H., and the late Anna
(Dubyna) Chapley.
Mr Chapley was a graduate of the Deerfield Academy in Deerfield. He served in
the U.S. Army, receiving his Honorable Discharge in 1955. He had worked as
the Director of Maintenance at the Former Choate Hospital in Woburn from
1967, until it's closing in 1989. Joseph was a devoted and loving father,
grandfather and uncle.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, the late Ann
(Eccelston) Chapley, who died in 1975; and one brother, the late Paul Chapley.
He is survived by one son, James Chapley and his wife Karen, both of Eagan,
MN; and three daughters, Jo Ann Lowe and her husband Thomas, both of
Hudson, NH, Mary Beth Flight and her husband Kevin, both of Woburn, and
Ann Marie Rolling and her husband Michael, both of Tewksbury; five
grandchildren, Cassandra and Michael Chapley, Haley and Jared Flight, and
Lindsey Rolling. He is also survived by two sisters, Eva Chapley of Deerfield,
and Eunice Field of Bedford; and one brother, George Chapley of Trumbull,
CT; a special nephew, Paul Michael Chapley of Deerfield, and many other
nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service was conducted at the Graham Funeral Home on Friday
Evening, August 10th. Burial will be private.

August 10, 2001
Donald J. McDonough - WOBURN WINCHESTER BILLERICA
Of Woburn, suddenly, August 10, 2001, Donald J. Beloved husband of the late
Cecelia (Malloy) McDonough. Loving father of Carole A. Patterson of
Kennebunk, ME, David J. of Pembroke, James J. of Saco, ME, Robert P. of
Billerica, Steven M. of Biddeford, ME, Paul F. of Nashua, NH, William K. of Old
Orchard Beach, ME, Thomas M. of Biddeford, ME, and Sandra L. of Sanford,
ME. Also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Brother of
Dorothy Barraso of Stoneham, Kay Owens of Swampscott, and Frank Malloy
of Austin, TX.
Memorial Services will be held from the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main St.,
(Rte. 38) WINCHESTER, on Thursday, August 16 at 11 a.m. Relatives and
friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours are omitted. Interment
Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Late Veteran US Army WWII.

Edith M. Triantafilou - WOBURN
In Woburn, August 10, 2001, Edith Margaretta (Carveth). Wife of the late
Charles N. Beloved mother of Rev. Nicholas C. Triantafilou & his Presbytera
Diane (Xenakis), Mrs. Thespina Trearchis & her husband George, Mrs. Mary C.
Barbas & her husband John S., Helen C. Coulouras & her husband Rev.
Anastasios (Ernest). Predeceased by three brothers and one sister. Also
survived by 4 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren and by many nieces
and nephews..Funeral Services will be held on Monday August 13 at 10:00 A.M. from the
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 70 Montvale Ave., Woburn. In lieu of
flowers, expressions of sympathy to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
Building Fund, 70 Montvale Ave., Woburn MA 01801 or The Hellenic College
and Holy Cross Chapel Beatification Fund, 50 Goddard Ave., Brookline, MA
02445 would be appreciated. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 5 to 9
P.M. in The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 70 Montvale Ave., Woburn.

August 11, 2001
Clara M. (Delfino) Scalley Gately
Gately - in Woburn, August 11th, Clara M. (Delfino) Scalley Gately. Beloved
wife of the late Walter Scalley, Jr. Devoted mother of Maureen Scalley Smith
and her husband Richard, and Donna, Linda, and Janet Gately, all of Woburn,
and Walter "Butch" Scalley of California. Sister of Betty Paneton of Salem.
Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Thursday, August 16th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Anthony Church, 851
Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Wednesday 4 to 8 p.m. Donations
may be made in Clara's memory to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation,
c/o Philanthropy Office, 1153 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02130.

OBITUARY:
Clara M. Scalley Gately, a resident of North Woburn, passed away at
Winchester Hospital Saturday afternoon following a brief illness. She was
seventy-seven years of age. She was the wife of the late Walter P. Scalley, Jr.,
who died many years ago. Born in Concord, she was the daughter of the late
Angelo and Catherine (Kelly) Delfino. She grew up in Lexington and graduated
from Lexington High School. She had made her home in Woburn since 1948.
Affectionately known as "Philly" to family and friends, she was employed by
Marshall's in Woburn for over twenty years, and had just retired this past May.
Her focus in life was her family, and she was known for her generosity and
kindness to everyone she met.
Surviving are her son, Walter "Butch" Scalley of California; four daughters,
Maureen Scalley Smith and her husband Richard, and Donna, Linda, and
Janet Gately, all of Woburn. Also surviving are a sister, Betty Paneton of
Salem; eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Thursday, August 16th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will be
private. Calling hours at the funeral home will be on Wednesday from 4 to 8
p.m. Donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, c/o
Philanthropy Office, 1153 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02130.

Michael B. Turner
Turner - in Woburn, August 11th, Michael B., age 48, beloved husband of
Donna M. O'Donnell. Devoted son of Richard S. and Ruth J. (Seminatore)
Turner of Woburn. Dear brother of R. Steven Turner and his wife Debbie of
Woburn. Also survived by several brothers- and sisters-in-law, as well as
several nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, (Route 38),
WOBURN, on Tuesday, August 14th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles
Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Monday 4 to 8 p.m.
Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in
Michael's memory to the Brain Tumor Center at MGH, 100 Blossom St., Suite
315, Boston, MA 02114.

OBITUARY:
Michael B. Turner, 48, passed away at his home here Saturday morning,
August 11th, following an illness of several months. He was the husband of
Donna M. O'Donnell, to whom he was married less than a year ago.
Born in Woburn on January 5, 1953, he was the son of Richard S. and Ruth J.
(Seminatore) Turner. He attended Woburn schools and was a graduate of
Woburn High School and was Class President of the class of 1971. A talented
musician, Michael traveled throughout the country for a number of years as an
entertainer. He was an accomplished guitarist and in more recent years
worked out of recording studio at his home. He also taught guitar, maintaining
close contact with his students through the years. Many of them continued to
be friends throughout his life. Diagnosed with a brain tumor shortly after his
marriage to his longtime companion, Donna, he fought a courageous battle
with the disease and will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his parents, Richard and Ruth
(Seminatore) Turner of Woburn, his brother, R. Steven Turner and his wife
Debbie of Woburn, as well as several brothers- and sisters-in-law and nieces
and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Tuesday, August 14th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will take
place in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home are
Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Michael's memory to the
Brain Tumor Center at Mass. General Hospital, 100 Blossom St., Suite 315,
Boston, MA 02114.

August 14, 2001
Dorothy J. Wilson
Dorothy J. (Hammond) Wilson, a lifelong resident of Woburn, passed away at
the Winchester Hospital on Tuesday Morning, August 14, after a short illness.
She was 71 years of age. Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late
Willard C., and the late Sarah A. (Griffiths) Hammond.
Dorothy was a graduate of Woburn High School, Class of 1947. She was the
wife of the late Leonard V. Hammond, who died in 1989. She volunteered at
CMARC of Woburn and Minuteman ARC in Concord, as well as serving as an
Easter Seals volunteer. Dorothy was also a member of the Woburn Senior
Citizens. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, and crafts.
In addition to her husband, she was also predeceased by two sisters, the late
Sally Newman, and the late Rebie Wymer. She is survived by her three
daughters, Carol MacGlashing and her husband Gregory, both of York, ME,
Kimberly Connelly and her husband Michael, both of Wilmington, and Cathy
Wilson of Maynard; one brother, Willard "Giffie" Hammond of Woburn; and
two sisters, Marguerite Record of Georgia, and Ruth Merrill of Woburn. She is
also survived by five grandchildren, Gregory, Daniel, and Ryan MacGlashing,
and Brian and Christine Connelly; and several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd.,
Woburn on Friday, August 17 at 11:00am. Visiting hours will be on Thursday
Evening from 4-8pm. Burial will be at the Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Catherine W. MacLean
Catherine W. (Downie) MacLean, formerly of Burlington, passed away at the
Lifecare Center of Port St. Lucie in Port St. Lucie, Florida on Tuesday, August
14. She was 86 years of age. Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of the
late William, and the late Joan (Scott) Downie. She was the wife of the late
Murdo MacLean who died in 1958.
Mrs. MacLean was a graduate of Bentley College, and Thomas College in
Waterville, ME. She was a member of the Wilmington Chapter of the Order of
Eastern Star, and the Daughters of the Nile in West Palm Beach, FL. Prior to
her retirement, Catherine had worked as a Senior Accountant for the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She had been living in Ft. Pierce, Florida
since 1985.
She is survived by one son, Kenneth M. MacLean and his wife Breda, both of
North Reading; one granddaughter, Laurie Vargas of Pelham, NH; and three
great grandchildren, Peter, Mitchell, and Lindsey Vargas, all of Pelham, NH.
She is also survived by dear friends, Louise and Walter Calloway of Braintree,
and Fran and Stanley Armitstead of Atkinson, NH.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd.,
Woburn on Saturday, August 18 at 10:00am. Visiting hours will be on Friday
Evening from 4-8pm. Burial will be at the Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington.
Memorial donations may be made to the Amara Shriners Temple Crippled
Children's Transportation Fund, P.O. Box 30335, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
33420.

August 15, 2001
Anthony L. Martello
Martello - in Woburn, August 15th, Anthony L., beloved husband of Constance
A. (Lunardo) Martello. Devoted father of Elaine M. Paradis and her husband
Thomas J., and Carol A. Fumicello and her husband, Mark W., all of Woburn.
Brother of Salvatore Vitagliano of White River Junction, VT, Mary Potter of
Dover, NH, Celia Morandi of Billerica, and Louise Hurlbert of Naples, FL.
Cherished grandfather of Marisa A. and Mark Anthony Fumicello.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Friday, August 17th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Barbara's Church, 138
Cambridge Road, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment
in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Anthony's
memory to the Woburn High School Athletic Dept., 88 Montvale Avenue,
Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:
Anthony L. Martello of Woburn passed away in Lexington early this morning
following a long illness. The husband of Constance A. (Lunardo) Martello for
the past fifty-four years, he was eighty years of age.
Born in Hartford, Connecticut, he was the son of the late Angelo and Michelina
(Parziole) Martello. He was raised in White River Junction, Vermont, and later
moved back to Hartford, where he graduated from high school. He entered the
U.S. Coast Guard in 1943, serving in World War II, and was honorably
discharged in 1946. He had made his home in the Burlington Street area of
Woburn for over fifty years.
Mr. Martello worked as a cigar sales representative for J.P. Manning and later
worked in sales for the Chesterton Company. He was a driving school
instructor for the past twenty years, teaching many Woburn residents
throughout his career. He held membership in the South End Italian Club.
Surviving in addition to his wife Constance are two daughters, Elaine M.
Paradis and her husband Thomas of Woburn, and Carol A. Fumicello and her
husband Mark, also of Woburn; a brother, Salvatore Vitagliano of White River
Junction, Vermont, and three sisters, Mary Potter of Dover, NH, Celia Morandi
of Billerica, and Louise Hurlbert of Naples, Florida. He was also the beloved
grandfather of Marisa A. and Mark Anthony Fumicello.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Friday, August 17th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, at 10. Interment
will take place in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral
home are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Anthony's
memory to the Woburn High School Athletic Dept., 88 Montvale Avenue,
Woburn, MA 01801.

August 16, 2001
Helen (Dooley) Scelzo
Scelzo - in Burlington, August 16th, Helen (Dooley) Scelzo. Beloved wife of the
late Ralph M. Scelzo. Devoted mother of Robert D. and James E. Scelzo of
Woburn and Joseph J. Scelzo of Burlington. Dear sister of Lawrence Dooley
of Dedham, Kay Griffin of FL, Mildred Beaumier of Lowell and the late, Joseph,
James and Bernard Dooley and Alice Bonnell. Loving grandmother of several
grandchildren and great grandchildren. Also survived by several nieces,
nephews and grand nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Monday, August 20th. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street,
Woburn at 10. Calling hour Monday morning 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Interment in
Calvary Cemetery, Woburn.

August 20, 2001
Francis C. "Sharkey" Tumbarello
Tumbarello - in Woburn, August 20th, Francis C. "Sharkey", beloved husband
of Marlene A. (Horne) Tumbarello. Devoted father of Daniel F. and his wife
Barbara A. of Stoneham, Gary E. and Dana Tumbarello both of Woburn. Dear
brother of Josephine Milo of Woburn and the late Rosario, Anthony and
Charles Tumbarello. Cherished grandfather of Frankie and Joshua
Tumbarello. Loving son-in-law of Thomas and Helen Dobbins of Woburn.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Thursday, August 23rd, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Barbara's Church, 138
Cambridge Rd., Woburn at 10 a.m. Calling hours Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made to the
Francis "Sharkey" Tumbarello Fund, Bedford VA Hospital, 200 Springs Road,
Bedford, MA 01730, Attn: Debbie Murchie Voluntary Services.

Santa (Procopio) Sousa
Sousa - in Woburn, August 20th, Santa (Procopio) Sousa. Beloved wife of the
late Anthony Sousa. Devoted mother of John D. Sousa, Paula M. McLaughlin
and her husband Rick, all of Woburn, and stepdaughter Naomi Barber of CA.
Dear sister of Frank V. Procopio and his wife Carolyn, Joseph Procopio, and
Mary T. Masotta all of Woburn. Loving grandmother of Kim, Jill, Lindsay and
Lee McLaughlin and step grandchildren, Royal and Kelten Barber. Also
survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on
Friday, August 24th at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main
Street, North Woburn at 10. Calling hours Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Santa's memory to
the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 0170.

August 21, 2001
Robin Lee (Murray) DuBrock
DuBrock - in Woburn, August 21st, Robin Lee (Murray), beloved wife of
Richard DuBrock. Devoted mother of Meghan DuBrock. Cherished daughter of
Neil J. and the late Frances L. (Nowell) Murray of Woburn. Dear sister of Kelly
Murray of Woburn. Loving granddaughter of Marion Nowell of Winchester.
Also survived by her father and mother-in-law, Calvin and Janet Dubrock of
PA, her nieces, Kaycie and Lauren McCarthy, her nephew, Ryan McCarthy and
several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Saturday, August 25th at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main Street, Woburn, on Saturday at 10. Calling hours are Friday 4 to 8 p.m.
Donations may be made in Robin Lee's memory to a charity of one's choice.

Charles H. Gilbertson
Gilbertson - In Plymouth formerly of Woburn, August 21st, Charles H. beloved
husband of Doris T. "Dolly" (O'Donnell) Gilbertson. Devoted father of Charles
H. Jr. of Woburn, John A. and his wife Kathleen of NH, Beverly Ann Griffiths
and her husband David of NH, Liane Donahue and her husband Michael of
Woburn. Dear brother of Cameron Bain of Stoneham, Arthur Bain of Peabody,
Helen MacElhrney of Bournedale, Doreen Socia of NH, Shirley Perry of
Bellingham, and the late James Albert and William Gilbertson. Loving
grandfather of David and Beth Ann Griffiths, Christine and Daniel Gilbertson,
Caitlin, Sara and Kelli Donahue and great grandchildren Ashley and Kathryn
Griffiths and Amanda McDonough.
Funeral from the Lynch- Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Friday, August 24th at 11:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main Street, Woburn, at 12 noon. Calling hours are Thursday 4-8 p.m.
Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in
Charles's memory to the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn, Charles Gardner Lane,
Woburn, MA 01801 and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Box 318,
Memphis, TN 38101.

August 24, 2001
Margaret Jackomino-Breen
Jackomino-Breen - in Derry, NH, formerly of Woburn, August 24th, Margaret
(Young), beloved wife of George L. Breen. Devoted mother of Dawn Marie
Jackomino of NH, Anthony Jackomino Jr. of MI, and the late Dean Jackomino.
Dear sister of Sister Marguerite Timothy, SND, of Northborough and James H.
Young of Woburn. Loving grandmother of Anthony, Kimberly and Kyle
Jackomino and great grandson Alexander Jackomino. Also survived by
several nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Monday, August 27th at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles
Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Calling hours are Sunday 4 to 8 p.m.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Peggy's
memory to the Parkland Hospital, Cancer Society Weekend, Birch Street,
Derry, NH 03038.

Laura H. Ames Hill
Laura H. (Ames) Hill of Burlington passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical
Center on Friday Morning, August 24 after a long illness. She was 67 years of
age. Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late Warner G., and the late
Helen C. (Quigley) Ames. She grew up in Woburn, and graduated from Woburn
High School. As a young girl, Laura was a member of the Rainbow Girls
organization. She had been a resident of Burlington for the past 11 years.
Many years ago, Mrs. Hill had worked for the former Shawmut Bank in Boston.
Most recently, she had been working as a Manager at the Friends Together
Coffee Shop in Lexington, and later in Bedford. In addition to her parents, she
was predeceased by one daughter, the late Cynthia Williams, and one son, the
late David Hill.
She is survived by one son, James Hill of Danvers; and one daughter, Pamela
Rice of Atlanta, GA; two brothers, Oliver Ames of Jupiter, FL, and Robert
Ames of Bedford; and two sisters, Dorothy Apple of San Jose, CA, and Sylvia
Tucker of Byfield; and four grandchildren, Kristen, Michael, Stephanie, and
Alexandra. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, and many
grandnieces and grandnephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at the First Congregational Church, 322 Main
St., Woburn Center on Tuesday, August 28 at 11:00 am. Visiting hours will be
at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd., Woburn on Monday Evening
from 6-8 pm. Burial will be at the Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations in
Laura's memory may be made to the North East Animal Shelter, 204 Highland
Ave., Salem, MA 01970.

August 29, 2001
Ralph E. Wallace
Wallace - in Woburn, August 29th, Ralph E., beloved husband of the late
Pauline M. (Icovitti) Wallace. Devoted father of Ralph E. Wallace, Jr. of
Stoneham and Fred P. Wallace of Wilmington. Brother of Leroy Wallace and
Florence Collins, both of FL, Ken Wallace of MS, and Doris Allfrey of NH. Also
survived by 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, September 6th, at Woodbrook
Cemetery in Woburn, with the Rev. Dean Benedict officiating. Calling hours
will be at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Ralph's memory to the
Shriner's Burn Institute, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114. Late Navy veteran,
WW II.

OBITUARY:
Ralph E. Wallace of Woburn passed away at his home Wednesday morning,
August 29th, at the age of 87. He was the husband of the late Pauline M.
(Icovitti) Wallace, who died in 1997. A lifelong Woburn resident, he was a
boxer in his younger years, sparring in Scully Square in Boston with such
greats as Max Baer. In the early months of World War II, he joined the Navy
and was a master diver on the Normandy, a ship in New York Harbor, which
was being converted to a troop ship when it turned over on its side and
caught fire. He continued performing dangerous assignments as a diver for
the Navy while serving overseas.
Returning from the war, he worked for the City of Woburn as a heavy
equipment mechanic. He later worked for the MDC in Stoneham as a master
mechanic. He devoted a great deal of his time to the Shriner's organization. A
lifelong member of the Masonic Lodge in Woburn, he held the rank of
Lieutenant in the degree staff.
Surviving are two sons, Ralph E. Wallace, Jr. of Stoneham, and Fred P.
Wallace of Wilmington; two brothers, Leroy Wallace of Florida and Ken
Wallace of Mississippi; and two sisters, Florence Collins of Florida and Doris
Allfrey of New Hampshire. He was also predeceased by four brothers and
sisters. He was the beloved grandfather of six grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, September 6th, at Woodbrook
Cemetery, Woburn, with the Rev. Dean Benedict officiating. Relatives and
friends are invited to attend. Calling hours will be at the Lynch-Cantillon
Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday evening from 7 to 9
p.m. Donations may be made in Ralph's memory to the Shriner's Burn
Institute, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.

Barbara (Mullin) Beck
Beck - of Woburn, formerly of Allston and Dorchester, August 29th, Barbara
(Mullin), beloved wife of Oliver G. Beck. Devoted mother of Patricia Payson,
Dorothy Parks, and Ralph Beck, all of VA, Helen Kartmann, Lois Oxender, and
William Beck, all of WA, Jacquelyn Colleran of TN, Deborah Eddy of Woburn,
Mary Higgins, James Beck, and Timothy Mullin, all of FL, Thomas Beck of
Rockland, Richard Beck of AL, Linda Whitney of Ayer, Frances Kubes of IL,
and the late Claire Sullivan of Winthrop. Loving sister of Arlene Russo of
Manomet, Kay Walsh of Weymouth, Mary Currie of NH, Charles Mullin of
Buzzards Bay, Phillip Mullin of Brighton, Samuel Mullin of S. Boston, and the
late Claire Freestone, Francis, Dennis, James, Leo, Jackie, and Kevin Mullin.
Also survived by 43 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St. (Rt. 38), Woburn,
on Wednesday, Sept. 5th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main St., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Monday 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in
Barbara's memory to the American Diabetes Assn., One Bloomfield St., 5th
floor, Boston, MA 02108.

August 30, 2001
Mary A. Marrone
Marrone - in Woburn, August 30th, Mary A. (Healey), beloved wife of the late M.
Joseph Marrone. Devoted mother of Martha Wheaton and her husband Roger
of Woburn and the late Maura A. Ciampa. Dear sister Catherine Bresnahan of
FL, Elizabeth Doherty of Woburn and the late John Doherty. Loving
grandmother of Marla and Craig Ciampa and Kathryn and Scott Wheaton.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Wednesday, Sept. 5th at 8:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main Street, Woburn at 9. Calling hours Tuesday 4-9 p.m. Interment in Calvary
Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Mary's memory to the charity of
one's choice.


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