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ROBERT BENNET MARKS 

Funeral: Wednesday, April 18th, 2001
Memorial Observance: Will be private 
Marks on Saturday April 14, 2001, Robert Bennet of Dorchester, and Nantasket. Brother of Cynthia and Murray Onigman of Bedford, NH. Uncle of Marc & Maurine, Philip & Alissa, Barry & Brenda. Also survived by many great nieces and nephews. Services at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne on Wednesday April 18, at 1:00 p.m. Memorial observance will be private. Remembrances in his memory may be made to the Homeless veterans 17 Court St. Boston, MA 02108. 

JENNIFER SUSAN KARP 

Funeral: Monday, April 16th, 2001
Memorial Observance: Will be at the home of Dan & Judy Karp through Wednesday evening. 
Karp on Friday April 13, 2001, Jennifer Susan of Norwood, formerly of Brockton. Beloved daughter of Daniel S. & Judith Lee (Cotton) Karp of Brockton. Loving sister of Elise & Dan Benton of Mansfield. Dear aunt of Courtney Lynne. Adored niece of Larry Karp of North Easton. Sadly missed by Sweetheart. Graveside services at the Plymouth Rock cemetery on Pearl Street in Brockton on Monday April 16, at 2:00 p.m. Memorial observance at the home of Dan & Judy Karp through Wednesday evening. Remembrances in her memory may be made to Jennifer Karp memorial fund at Neponset River Club 595 Pleasant St. Norwood MA 02062 

ANNE SHNITZLER 

Funeral: Tuesday, April 10th, 2001
Memorial Observance: Due to Passover there will be no formal memorial observance, however the family will be receiving visitors at her late residence.
Shnitzler on Sunday, April 8th, 2001 Anne (Finkelstein) of Milton. Beloved wife of Robert K. Shnitzler. Devoted mother of Beth Temple, Burt and his wife Nan Shnitzler and Steven and his wife Diane Shnitzler. Loving grandmother of James H. Temple. Dear sister of Sylvia Wexler and the late Jeanne Finkelstein and Harry Finkelstein. Services at the Levine-Briss Funeral Home Rt. 139 at Rt. 24 in Randolph on Tuesday, April 10th at 12:00 Noon. Due to the Passover holiday there will be no formal memorial observance however the family will be receiving visitors at her late residence through Wednesday evening. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society 1115 W. Chestnut St., Brockton, MA 02301. 

MARY TEMPLE 

Funeral: Wednesday, April 11th, 2001 
Memorial Observance: Due to Passover there will be no formal memorial observance, however the family will be receving friends at her late residence.
Temple, on Monday, April 9, 2001, Mary (Lazarus) of Randolph. Beloved wife of the late Sydney Temple. Devoted mother of Robert Temple of Bridgewater and Gail Paula Mindlin and her husband Herman of Pittsfield. Dear grandmother of Harriet Mindlin and Nancy Federici. Great grandmother of Nick, Tyler Rose and Sara. Sister of the late Alex Lazarus, Samuel Lazarus and Murray Lazarus. Graveside services at the American Friendship Cemetery, Baker Street, W. Roxbury on Wednesday, April 11th at 12:00 Noon. Due to the Passover Holiday there will be no formal Memorial Observance, however the family will be receiving friends at her late residence through Thursday evening. Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society Tri-County Unit 1115 West Chestnut St., Brockton, MA 02301.

SADIE LEVITAN 

Funeral: Tuesday, April 10th, 2001
Memorial Observance: Due to Passover there will be no memorial observance. 
LEVITAN-On Friday April 6, Sadie (Rosen) of Randolph. Beloved wife of the late Fred Levitan. Devoted mother of Barbara Ann Galina of Randolph and the late Martin E. Levitan. Dear grandmother of Jennifer and Jonathan Galina. Dear great grandmother of Raegen. Sister of Samuel Rosen and Edith Bearse. Services at Levine-Briss Funeral Home Rte. 139 at Rte.24 Randolph on Tuesday April 10 at 10 A.M. Due to the Passover holiday there will be no memorial week.Remembrances in her memory may be made to the M.S.P.C.A 350 S. Huntington Ave.Boston,Mass.02130.

ANNE GREENBLATT 

Funeral: Monday, April 9th, 2001
Memorial Observance: Due to Passover there will be no formal observance, but the family will be receiving vistors at the home of Sandra and Ronald Klayman. 
GREENBLATT-On Friday April 6, Anne (Glazer) of West Roxbury, formerly of Brockton. Beloved wife of the late Myer Greenblatt. Devoted mother of Carol and her husband Stephen Arbit and Sandra and her husband Ronald Klayman all of Stoughton. Dear grandmother of Betsy Klayman, Philip Klayman, Sheri Purdy, Lori Arbit and Kenneth Arbit. Loving great grandmother of Ryan and Justin Purdy. Sister of Shirley Lubofsky of Roslindale and the late David and Sidney Glazer. Graveside services at the Beth El Cemetery off Baker St. in W. Roxbury on Monday, April 9th at 12:00 Noon. Due to the Passover holiday there will be no formal memorial observance however the family will be receiving visitors at the home of Sandra and Ronald Klayman through Tuesday evening. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged 1200 Centre St. Roslindale, MA 02131. 

ELEANOR WALDORF 

Funeral: Friday, April 6, 2001
Memorial Observance: At the home of Allan and Andrea Waldorf through Friday evening. 
Waldorf on Tuesday, April 3rd, Eleanor of Brookline. Beloved daughter of the late Abraham and Esther Waldorf. Dear sister of Edward Waldorf of Lake Worth, FL and the late Gertrude Fleischman and Harry Waldorf. Loving aunt of Gerald and Nancy Fleischman of Boca Raton, FL, Linda Fleischman of Santa Monica, CA, Michael Fleischman of Haverhill, MA, Stephen Fleischman of Plymouth, MA, Gail and Ed Calisto of Buffalo, NY, Beth Nolan and Dr. Ed McCoig of Houston, TX, Stanley and Carol Waldorf of Lake Worth, FL, Robert and Este Waldorf of Boca Raton, FL and Marilyn Carmusin of Tamarac, FL Also survived by seventeen grand nieces and nephews and 12 great grand nieces and nephews. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park on Friday, April 6th at 9:45 am. Memorial observance at the home of Allan and Andrea Waldorf through Friday evening. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the charity of one's choice. 

MARY WEINBERG 

Funeral: Wednesday, April 4, 2001
Memorial Observance: None 
WEINBERG-On Monday April 2, Mary(Brother) of Chelsea.Beloved wife of the late Morris Weinberg. Devoted mother of Harriet Bressert of Texas and Barbara Klayman of Peabody. Dear grandmother of Steven, Robyn, Richard, Nancy, Arlene and Michael. Dear great grandmother of 4 great grandchildren .Sister of Sidney Brother of Lowell and Fla. Graveside services at the Kaminker Cemetery, Baker St. West Roxbury on Wednesday April 4 at 10 A.M. There will be no memorial week. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, 1200 Centre St. Roslindale, Mass.02131 

SIDNEY SAYLES 

Funeral: Tuesday, April 3th, 2001 
Memorial Observance: At the home of Mr. and Mrs. ken Sayles through Thursday evening. 
Sayles, on Sunday, April 1, 2001, Sidney M. of Warwick, RI. Beloved husband of Frances (Noble). Devoted father of Bart and Debra of Dallas, TX and Ken and Lynne of Newton Centre, MA. Dear grandfather of Lisa Sayles, Joshua and Adam Sayles. Brother of Phyllis Mintz of New Hyde Park, NY. Gravside services at 12:45 PM. Memorial observance will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Sayles through Thursday afternoon. Remembrances may be made to the Jimmy Fund 375 Longwood Ave., Boston May 02215 or to The Scottish Rite Hospital for Children 2222 Welborn, Dallas, TX 75219. 

BELLE FISHER 

Funeral: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2001 
Memorial Observance: At the home of Stephen and Betsy Fisher through Wednesday evening. 
FISHER-On Saturday March 31, Belle (Widetsky) of Deerfield Beach, Fla.,formerly of Chelsea. Beloved wife of the late Moses Fisher. Devoted mother of Stephen Fisher and his wife Betsy of Randolph and Donna Fisher Bobrick and her husband Richard of Framingham. Dear grandmother of Michael and Jason Fisher and Amy Bobrick. Sister of Lillian Gordon of Medford. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon on Tuesday April 3, at 1:45 P.M. Memorial observance at the home of Stephen and Betsy Fisher thru Wednesday evening. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, 1200 Centre St. Roslindale, Mass.02131. 

MICHAEL GINS 

Funeral: Thursday, April 5th, 2001 
Memorial Observance: Private 
GINS on Friday March 30, 2001, Michael of Hyde Park. Beloved husband of the late Fannie. Devoted father of Annette Gins of Hyde Park. Graveside services at the Share Tefila Cemetery Baker Street WEST ROXBURY on Thursday April 5, at 2:00 p.m. Memorial observance will be private. Remembrances may be made to the charity of one's choice. 

MORRIS TOBMAN 

Funeral: Wednesday, April 4th, 2001 
Memorial Observance: At the Tobman residence in Randolph through Friday noon 
TOBMAN on Saturday March 31, Morris of Deerfield Beach, FL. formerly of Hull. Beloved husband of the late Ida (Portman). Devoted father of Fred & Elka, Harry & Judy. Dear grandfather of Jodi, Irwin, Alan, Elise, Marc, and the late Joshua Tobman. Great- grandfather of Sarah. Brother of the late Mary Tatelbaum, Saul & Joseph Tobman. Graveside services at the Moses Mendelsohn Cemetery Grove Street West Roxbury on Wednesday April 4, at 12 noon. Memorial observance at the Tobman residence in Randolph though Friday noon. Remembrances in his memory may be made to The Tobman Family Scholarship Fund c/o Temple Beth Am 871 N. Main St. Randolph MA 02368, or to the Joshua Tobman Fund c/o the Food Alergy Network 10400 Eaton Place Suite 107 Fairfax, VA 22030

ZVI SHPILNER 

Funeral: Wednesday, May 30
Memorial Observance: At his late residence through Tuesday, June 5, 2-5PM and 7-9PM each day. 
Shpilner on Sunday, May 27th, 2001, Zvi of Lexington. Beloved husband of Micki (Winiker). Cherished son of Zelda and the late Simca Shpilner. Devoted father of Marc Shpilner of Lexington, Barbara Urban of Boca Raton, FL, Mia Wiener of Coconut Creek, FL and Dafna Erickson of Chelmsford. Loving grandfather of Jessica, Taylor, Zachary and Zahava. Brother of Mira Hadar. Funeral services were private. There will be a memorial observance at his late residence through Tuesday, June 5th, 2-5PM and 7-9PM each day. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Hematology Research Fund @ Boston Medical Center c/o Dr. Weintraub 88 E. Newton St. Boston, MA 02118. 

WILLIAM STERN 

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Funeral: Wednesday, May 30
Memorial Observance: At the home of Cheryl and Barry Oullette through this afternoon. 
Stern on Tuesday, May 29th, 2001 William "Bill" of Mattapan. "The oldest school bus driver" for the City of Boston. Beloved husband of Helen (Hite). Devoted father of Audrey and her husband Glenn Ghidaleson of Framingham and Cheryl and her husband Barry Ouellette of Framingham. Dear grandfather of Joanna and Michael. Brother of Sally Spellens of CA and the late Sidney Stern. Graveside services at the Kaminker Cemetery off Baker St. in W. Roxbury on Wednesday, May 30th at 11:30 AM. Memorial observance at the home of Cheryl and Barry Oullette through this afternoon. Remembrances in his memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc. 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. Mr. Stern was a WW II Air Corp. Veteran and a member of the Knights of Phythias. 

SANDRA VALADARES 

Funeral: Thursday, May 31
Memorial Observance: At the home of Mr. & Mrs. Edward Carlton 
VALLADARES-On Sunday May 27, Sandra (Carlton) of Ocala, FL, formerly of Randolph, beloved wife of Allan Valladares. Devoted mother of Michele Cassidy of Randolph, Mark Valladares of FL, Rise A. Rodriguez of Randolph, & Elise B. Burke of Bridgewater. Loving daughter of Edward & Helen (Gentile) Carlton of Randolph. Dear grandmother of 12 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. Sister of Marsha Miller of Randolph, Richard Carlton of Stoughton, and Steven Carlton of Canton. Graveside services at Knollwood Memorial Park,High Street Canton on Thursday May 31 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial observance at the home of Mr & Mrs. Edward Carlton through Friday sundown. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc. 20 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701-4688. 

PAUL MELAMED 

Funeral: Tuesday, May 29
Memorial Observance: None 
MELAMED- On Saturday May 26, Paul of Taunton. Devoted son of Samuel Melamed of Florida and the late Mary ( Suisman).Brother of Stephen Melamed of Provincetown. Graveside services at Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Glebe St. Taunton on Tuesday May 29, at 2:00 P.M. There will be no memorial week. Late member of Cong. Agudath Achim, Taunton, the Human Rights Committee and the Community Partnerships. 

MAX SIMON 

Funeral: Sunday, May 27
Memorial Observance: At his late residence through Sunday evening. 
Simon-On Saturday May 26, Max of Randolph. Beloved husband of Rae (Margolin). Devoted father of James Simon of Randolph and Ellen Yost and her husband William of Brockton. Dear grandfather of Nicole Conley.Brother of Abraham Simon of Quincy, Maurice Simon of West Roxbury, Lillian Lewis of Walpole and the late Ruth Cohen. Graveside services at the Puritan Cemetery,Baker St. West Roxbury on Sunday May 27, at 11:30 A.M. Memorial observance at his late residence thru Sunday evening May 27. Remembrances in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice. 

ROSE HERSHENSON 

Funeral: Sunday, May 27
Memorial Observance: At the home of Syvia and Jerry Miller on Sunday May 27th through sundown and Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday evening. 
HERSHENSON-On Friday May 25, Rose (Zaft) of Dorchester , formerly of Norwood. Beloved wife of the late Samuel Hershenson. Devoted mother of Sylvia Miller of Stoughton and the late Joseph Hershenson and Betsy Hershenson. Dear grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Graveside services at the Chevra Shass Cemetery, Baker St. West Roxbury on Sunday May 27, at 10 A.M. Memorial observance at the home of Sylvia and Jerry Miller on Sunday May 27 thru sundown and Tuesday afternoon thru Wednesday evening. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the Hebrew Rehabilitation Centre.1200 Centre St. Roslindale, Mass.02131 or the Jimmy Fund 1309 Beacon St. Brookline, Mass.02446. 

DOROTHY MILLER 

Funeral: Tuesday, May 22
Memorial Observance: At her late residence through Thursday evening. 
Miller on Sunday, May 20th, 2001 Dorothy (Notkin) of Randolph formerly of Dorchester and Chelsea. Beloved wife of the late Elliott Miller. Devoted mother of Lois Miller of Randolph, Sandi and her husband Herb Shuman of Brockton, Sydelle Miller of Weymouth and Judith and her husband Donald Waldman of Avon, CT. Dear grandmother of Amy and Joe, Stephanie, Heather and Steve, Steven and Karen, Mark and Tracie. Loving great grandmother of Lane and Elliott. Sister of the late Celia Goodman, Lena Simons, Harry Notkin, Kevie Notkin and Dina Inuzzi. Sister-in-law of Jannette Dishler of Delray Beach, FL. Services at the Levine-Briss Funeral Home Rt. 139 at Rt. 24 in RANDOLPH on Tuesday, May 22nd at 12:00 Noon. Memorial observance at her late residence through Thursday evening. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc. 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. 

BARRY W. APPLEBAUM 

Funeral: Monday, May 21
Memorial Observance: At his late residence through Friday noon. 
Applebaum, on Saturday, May 19, 2001 Barry W. of Randolph. Beloved husband of Paula (Fleming). Devoted father of Scott Applebaum of Randolph, and his girlfriend Laura Fournier. Dear son of the late Samuel and Ruth (Gelnore) Applebaum. Dear son in law of Eleanor Fleming of Randolph. Brother in law of Harry and Sharon Kane of Virginia. Services at the Levine-Briss Funeral Home, Rte. 139 at Rte. 24, RANDOLPH on Monday, May 21st at 12 noon. Memorial observance will be at his late residence through Friday noon. Remembrances may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115. 

JACK WARREN 

Funeral: Monday, May 21
Memorial Observance: At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Reservitz through Wednesday evening. 
Warren, on Saturday, May 19, 2001 Jack of Brockton and Hallandale, FL. Beloved husband of Dorothy (Twickler). Devoted father of Rochelle Reservitz and her husband Edward of N. Easton, and Marcia Kadish of Malden. Dear grandfather of Andrew and David Reservitz. Great grandfather of Abigail and Zane. Brother of Lillian Blumberg and the late Betty Levenson. Services will be at Temple Beth Emunah, 479 Torrey St., Brockton, MA on Monday, May 21st at 11:00 AM. Memorial observance will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Reservitz through Wednesday evening. Remembrances may be made to Temple Beth Emunah or to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. 

RICHARD RODMAN 

Funeral: Sunday, May 20
Memorial Observance: At his late residence through Tuesday evening. 
Rodman, on Wednesday, May 16, 2001 Richard G. of Randolph. Beloved husband of Maryann (Ryan). Devoted father Carrie, Matthew and Erin Rodman all of Randolph. Son of Harvey and the late Vivian (Fine) Rodman of Onset. Brother of Susan Rodman of New Bedford, Jeffrey Rodman of Wells, ME, Lisa Martin of Cotuit, Francine Rodman of Edmunds, ME and Joel Rodman of Plymouth. Beloved son in law of John and Winifred Ryan of Randolph. Also survived by many other relatives. Services at the Levine-Briss Funeral Home, Rte. 139 at Rte. 24, RANDOLPH on Sunday, May 20th at 1:00 PM. Memorial observance will be at his late residence through Tuesday evening. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made the Rick Rodman Scholarship Fund, c/o Randolph Savings Bank, 129 N. Main St., Randolph, MA 02368,to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 20 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 or to the American Cancer Society Tri-County Unit, 1115 W. Chestnut St., Brockton, MA 02301 

RUTH ZELERMYER 

Funeral: Friday, May 11
Memorial Observance: At the home of both Mark and Rabbi Gerald Zelermyer for the week, at the home of Gayle Golden through Wednesday evening. 
Zelermyer-On Thursday May 10, Ruth (Blank) of Natick,Mass., formerly of Watertown,Mass. and West Hartford,Ct. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Max Zelermyer. Devoted mother of Rabbi Gerald B. and Heske Zelermyer of West Hartford,Ct.,Gayle and Robert Golden of Worcester,Mass. and Mark and Margo Zelermyer of Acton,Mass. Loving grandmother of Jonathan J. Golden,Gideon and Salo Zelermyer and Julie and Melissa Zelermyer. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park,Sharon,Mass. on Friday May 11, at 10:45 AM. Shiva will be observed at the home of Rabbi Gerald B. Zelermyer. Shiva minyan times at the house will be: Sunday at 8:00 A.M.,Monday through Wednesday at 7:00 A.M. and Sunday through Wednesday at 7:45 PM. Memorial week will also be at the home of Mark and Margo Zelermyer and at the home of Gayle and Robert Golden Monday through Wednesday only. Remembrances may be made to the Dr. Max and Ruth Zelermyer Endowment Fund at The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Dr. West Hartford, CT 06117 or to the charity of one's choice. 

MIRIAM "MICKEY" RUBIN 

Funeral: Wednesday, May 9
Memorial Observance: None 
Rubin on Sunday, May 6th, 2001, Miriam "Mickey" (Mathews) of Canton formerly of Chelsea. Beloved wife of the late Barney Rubin. Graveside services at the Liberty Progressive Cemetery off Fuller St. in Everett on Wednesday, May 9th at 1:00 PM. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the Hebrew Rehab. Center for Aged, 1200 Centre St., Roslindale, MA 02131. 

ELIZABETH KESSELMAN 

Funeral: Monday, May 7th
Memorial Observance: None 
Kesselman on Saturday, May 5th, Elizabeth (Barron) of Randolph. Beloved wife of the late Willard Kesselman. Sister of the late Frances Nelson, Dorothy Cerier, Lillian Kay, Jacob, Henry and Larry Barron. Dear aunt of Edythe Venet of Framingham, Deborah Goldman of Birmingham, MI and Joan Leighton of Boxford. Graveside services at the Moses Mendelsohn Cemetery off Grove St. in W. Roxbury on Monday, May 7th at 11:00 AM. Remembrances in her memory may be made to the charity of one's choice. 

JACOB "JACK" WAX 

Funeral: Wednesday, May 2nd
Memorial Observance: Will be at the home of Ellen Faye through Friday. 
Wax on Monday, April 30th, 2001, Jacob "Jack" of Randolph formerly of Brookline. Beloved husband of Ida (Wolfson). Devoted father of Barbara Moudy of Tampa, FL, Francine Mishali of Quincy, Gail Fink of Las Vegas, NV and Ellen Faye of Randolph. Dear grandfather of Scott Moudy, Alan Moudy, Karyn Walters, Jeffrey Fink, Russell Fink, Marni Kozak and Corrie Bosman. Loving great grandfather of Joshua Kozak, Jennifer Walters, Bradley Walters and Jacob Moudy. Brother of Louis Wax, Albert Wax and Ida Suied all of San Diego, CA. Services at the Levine-Briss Funeral Home Rt. 139 at Rt. 24 in RANDOLPH on Wednesday, May 2nd at 2:00 PM. Memorial observance at the home of Ellen Faye through Friday. Remembrances in his memory may be made to the New England Sinai Hospital 150 York St. in Stoughton, MA 02072 or charity of one's choice.

Brian S. Agin

Brian S. Agin, 27, of Pawtucket, R.I. died May 11 [2000] while playing basketball at the Pawtucket Boys & Girls Club.
Born in Providence, he was a son of Edith (Raines) Agin of Pawtucket and the late John Agin. He was a 1990 graduate of St. Raphael Academy and had attended Community College of Rhode Island.
Mr. Agin received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 1995 from Rhode Island College.
He was a youth counselor for Community Services in Johnston, R.I. and for the Pawtucket Boys & Girls Club, and was previously a police officer in Sierra Vista, Ariz.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Brian Agin in Arizona; two brothers, Robert Adair of Foxboro and Scott Adair of Pawtucket; a niece and two nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday from the Keefe Funeral Home, Central Falls; followed by a Requiem Eucharist at St. Paul’s Church, Pawtucket. Burial was at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence.

Ann M. LaRose

Ann M. LaRose, 72, of Warwick, R.I. died May 11 [2000]  at Kent County Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Cecil "John" LaRose.
Born in Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Sabina Luisi and Mary (Guardabascio) Luisi, and had lived in Warwick wince 1958.
Mrs. LaRose was employed by Stop & Shop for 28 years before retiring in 1996. She was a communicant of St. Kevin Church, Warwick.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, John LaRose of Foxboro and Paul LaRose of Mansfield; a daughter, Sandra Felske of Shrewsbury; and a grandson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday from the Thomas & Walter Funeral Home, Warwick. Burial was at Highland Memorial Park, Johnston, R.I. 

Marie Whitney 

Marie Irene Whitney, 87, died Tuesday at the Van Dora Nursing Home on Central Street. She was the wife of the late Elroy E. Whitney. 
Born in Westbrook, Maine on Aug. 25, 1912, she was the daughter of the late John King and Mary (Gagnon) King, and had lived in Foxboro for the past five years.
Educated in Westbrook, Maine, Mrs. Whitney had lived in Norwood and was manager of the former Parke, Snowe & Kline department store there. 
She is survived by a son, John Whitney of Foxboro; a daughter, Donna Marshall of Manchaug, Mass; a brother, Raymond King of Dorchester; 7 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. 
A funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church, Carpenter Street. The Rev. Thomas J. Reilly, pastor of St. Mary's Church, will officiate.  Published May 24, 2000.

J. David Withers

J. David Withers, 47, died June 8 at home. He was the husband of Vicki L. (Tripp) Withers.
Born in Norton on Aug. 12, 1952, he was a son of John F. Withers and Nancy F. (Ireland) Withers of Norton, and had lived in Foxboro for the past 21 years.
Mr. Withers was a self-employed general contractor and carpenter for many years, and more recently was employed as a customer sales representative for Brown & Sharpe of Kingstown, R.I.
A 1970 graduate of Norton High School, he attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and was a youth basketballl coach and past president of the Foxboro Basketball Association.
He was a well-known local artist and photographer, and was a member of the Foxboro Art Association. He also was an avid sports fisherman, and regularly fished beaches off Massachusetts, Maine and Rhode Island.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by two daughters, Carrie E. Withers of Mansfield and Sarah E. Withers of Foxboro; two brothers, Thomas F. Withers of Foxboro and Donald A. Withers of Tuckwila, Wash.; a sister, Nancy E. Withers-Gonzalez of Chicago, Ill.; two nieces and a nephew.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Plainville United Methodist Church, the Rev. Edward Grant officiating. Arrangements were by the Roberts & Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Brain Tumor Society/Research, 124 Watertown St., SWT. 3H, Watertown, MA 02472-2500; or to the David Withers Art Scholarship Fund, c/o Foxboro Art Association, P.O. Box 440, Foxboro, MA 02035.  Published June 16, 2000.

Lester Kennedy 

Lester P. Kennedy, 83, of Seekonk died Sunday at the home of his daughter, Karen Wall of Foxboro. He was the husband of the late Julia (Pavelchek) Kennedy.
Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late George and Anna Kennedy, he was golf professional at the Pawtucket Country Club for over 40 years before retiring in 1983 and had lived in Seekonk most of his life.
An accomplished professional golfer, Mr. Kennedy was a five-time New England PGA champion and was inducted into the New England PGA Hall of Fame in October 1998. He won the Vermont State Open twice, the Maine State Open, and in 1949 was the first-round leader of the U.S. Open, played that year at the Medinah Club in Medinah, Ill.
He was the first inductee into the Pawtucket Country Club Hall of Fame, which bears his name, and also holds the course record there with a score of 61 that included a double bogey. He never won the Rhode Island Open, but lost it three times under unusual circumstances: once following a ruling, again by hitting a chip shot twice that he reported himself, and lastly in a playoff.
He is survived by two daughters, Karen Wall of Foxboro and Mary Bumgarner of Atlanta, Ga.; a son, Lester Kennedy Jr. of Beacon Falls, Conn.; a sister, Dorothy Woodworth of Farmington, Conn.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were scheduled for 10 a.m. today (June 15) from the Costigan-O’Neill Funeral Home, 220 Cottage St., Pawtucket, followed at 11 a.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church, Coyle Drive, Seekonk.  Published June 16, 2000.

Kenneth W. Fleming

Kenneth W. Fleming, 90, of East Falmouth died Sunday in Wrentham. He was the husband of the late Lorraine V. (Hadd) Fleming, who died in March 1998.
Born and raised in Franklin, Mr. Fleming was a machinist with The Foxboro Company for 33 years, retiring in 1971. Formerly of Foxboro and North Attleboro, he moved to Cape Cod in 1977. An avid golfer, he was a charter member of Foxborough Country Club.
He is survived by a daughter, Tenny Nevins-Fleming of Plainville.
Funeral services were held Wednesday from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Falmouth Center. Burial was at the Veterans National Cemetery in Bourne.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Falmouth Public Library, 123 Katherine Lee Bates Road, Falmouth, MA 02540.  Published June 16, 2000.

Emily E. Eddy

Emily Evalina Eddy, 88, of South Easton died Sept. 19. She was the wife of the late Austin W. Eddy and the late James H. Ellis.
Born in Walpole, she was a daughter of the late Wilmer Wiggin and Evalina (Hurd) Wiggin, and had lived in Walpole until moving to Easton 30 years ago.
Mrs. Eddy was an assembler at The Foxboro Company, and previously worked as a sales clerk at Woolworth’s in Norwood.
She is survived by a daughter, Emily Cahill of Foxboro; four sons, James H. Ellis Jr. of Plainville, Bertell C. Ellis of South Easton, Edward C. Ellis of Mansfield and Francis W. Ellis of Norfolk; four sisters, Vivian Smith of Merritt Island, Fla., Edith Meomartino of Needham, Myrtle Smith of Dover and Mabel Macaione of Clermont, Fla.; 19 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
She was the mother of the late Vivian ‘‘Pinky’’ Webb, and sister of the late Wilmer Wiggin and Beatrice Topping.
Arrangements were by the Ginley Funeral Home, Walpole. Burial was at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.  Published Oct 5, 2000.

George A. Koslow

George A. Koslow, 78, died last Friday at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. He was the husband of Barbara (Brown) Koslow.
Born in Cambridge on March 24, 1922, he was a son of the late Stephen Koslow and Nina (McCauley) Koslow, and had lived in Foxboro for 48 years.
He had attended Quincy High School before graduating from Lowell High School, and later attended Boston University before graduating from the New England School of Art.
Mr. Koslow was a research engineer for The Foxboro Company for many years before retiring.
He received the Bronze Star while serving with the 10th Mountain Division of the 86th Mountain Infantry of the 5th Army in the Alps during World War II.
He was a member of Comey’s Comets Ski Club, the 10th Mountain Division Alumni Club, the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Foxboro Toastmasters Club.
He was also a member of St. Alban’s Lodge, A.F. & A.M., a past patron of the Easter Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association.
In addition to his wife, survivors include three daughters, Susan K. Hallett of Plainville, Karen N. Keck of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Ruth E. Hall of Cumberland, Maine; two brothers, Perry Koslow of Falmouth, Maine and Donald Koslow of Mashpee; and seven grandchildren.
He was the father of the late Stephen Koslow and Mark Koslow.
A Masonic service was held Monday at Roberts & Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St., followed on Tuesday by a funeral service at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. Julianna Anderson, rector at St. Mark’s, officiated. Burial was at Rockhill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Foxboro Discretionary Fund, P.O. Box 636, Foxboro, MA 02035.Published Oct 5, 2000.

Amelio Bruno 

Amelio ‘‘Mal’’ Bruno, 79, of Florida and formerly of Walpole, died Sept. 21 at Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Fla. He was the husband of Janet (Mongeau) Bruno.
Born in Dedham, he was the son of the late Salvatore Bruno and Maria (Perinno) Bruno, and had moved to Florida in 1984.
A World War II veteran, he was past commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5188 in Walpole and was a member of the American Legion.
Mr. Bruno was a retired member of Local #4 I.U.O.E.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, William E. Bruno of Foxboro; a daughter, Shirley J. Finch of North Attleboro; a stepson, Raymond Procaccini of Foxboro; a stepdaughter, Laura Moriarty of Reading; a sister, Mary Rubino of Readville; and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church in Walpole. Burial was at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Arrangements were by the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, Walpole.   Published Oct 5, 2000.

Jeannette Mayhew 

Jeannette S. Mayhew, 51, of Franklin died last Sept. 22 at Blair House of Milford from complications following surgery. She was the wife of Wayne E. Mayhew III.
The daughter of the late Jack Mun Cho and Gum Fung Low, she was raised in Sacramento, Calif. and graduated from Redlands High School in Redlands, Calif.
She attended Brigham Young University and later earned a bachelor’s degree in linguistics and Chinese from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Mrs. Mayhew was a worker at the Washington, D.C. temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for many years. More recently, she was a member of the church’s Foxboro chapel.
In addition to her husband, survivors include a brother, Leon Cho of Richmond, Calif.; two sisters, Naomi Cho of Ely, Nev. and Gail Cho of Sacramento, Calif.; and her stepmother, Kam Cho of Redlands, Calif.
A funeral service was held last Saturday at the Foxboro Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 76 Main St. Burial was at Skylawn Cemetery in San Mateo, Calif.
Arrangements were by the Roberts & Sons Funeral Home.   Published Oct 5, 2000.

Virginia G. Milano

Virginia G. Milano, 82, of Easton died Sept. 25 at the Guardian Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. She was the widow of Edward Milano.
Born, raised and educated in Foxboro, she was a daughter of the late Bertram and Annie (Cooke) Cook. She had resided in Easton for the past 61 years.
Mrs. Milano had been a Girl Scout Leader and a member of the Holy Cross Women’s Club. She had also been a member of the Outlook Club of South Easton and the Easton Harmony Grange, from whom she received her 50-year member pin a few years ago.
She had also been a volunteer election poll worker for the Town of Easton for many years.
She is survived by two daughters, Sheila Mazzola of Easton and Judith Thomas of Ohio; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She had been predeceased by several brothers and sisters.
A funeral was held Friday at the Robert J. Kane Funeral Home, Easton. Burial was at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Virginia’s memory may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association of Eastern Massachusetts, 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02142.    Published Oct 5, 2000.

Daniel McElligott 

Daniel McElligott, 74, of Bells, Texas and formerly of Walpole died Nov. 21 at Sam Rayburn Veterans Hospital in Bonham, Texas. He was the husband of the late Charlotte (Ude) McElligott, to whom he was married 47 years.
Born in Denton, Texas on April 10, 1926, he was a son of the late Daniel T. McElligott and Leta (Morgan) McElligott, and was a graduate of Bells (Texas) High School and Texas Tech University.
Mr. McElligott was employed by The Foxboro Company for more than 30 years, first as an electrical engineer and later as a sales director, before retiring in 1987. He had served as a regional manager in the company’s Houston office before being transferred to the Foxboro headquarters in 1972.
He was a member of the Masonic order for 53 years, and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Whitewright, Texas.
He served in the U.S. Army in both World War II and the Korean War.
Survivors include three daughters, Karen Simons of Foxboro, Patricia Ann McElligott of Natick and Margaret Keeley of West Hartford, Conn.; two sisters, Lois Everheart of Bells, Texas and Anna Tarpley of Wills Point, Texas; and five grandchildren.
He was the brother of the late Jimmy McElligott.
Funeral services were held Nov. 24 at Mullican-Little Funeral Chapel in Bells, Texas. A second service was held Nov. 27 at the Keeling-Tracy Funeral Home, Walpole. Burial was at Maple Grove Cemetery in Walpole.   Published Dec. 12, 2000.

Ralph L. Giordano

Ralph L. Giordano, 80, of Attleboro and formerly of Foxboro died last Saturday at home. He was the husband of Helen G. (Finn) Giordano.
Born in Boston on Oct. 8, 1920, he was the son of the late Andrew Giordano and Nancy (Tarrantina) Giordano and moved to Attleboro three years ago after living in Foxboro for 43 years.
Mr. Giordano was a radiation control inspector for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, retiring in 1985. A native of Brighton, he had served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and retired from the Army Reserve in 1980 with the rank of major.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Ralph L. Giordano of North Carolina and Robert F. Giordano of Indiana; three daughters, Andrew L. Giordano of Attleboro, Alice M. Giordano-Nilan and Mary Louise Sherbinski, both of New Hampshire; a sister, Louise Kadlick of South Weymouth; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday from St. John The Evangelist Church, Attleboro. Burial was at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Arrangements were by the Roberts & Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St.
Memorial donations may be sent to Caritas Norwood Hospice, 3 Edgewater Drive, Norwood, MA 02062.   Published Dec. 12, 2000.

Tracy Giordano 

Tracy Giordano, 37, of Norwood and formerly of Foxboro died Saturday at home.
Born in Worcester on Feb. 13, 1963, she was a daughter of Frank Giordano and Rose (McKenzie) Giordano of Foxboro. She had lived in Norwood for the past six months, and was previously of Walpole and Foxboro.
Miss Giordano was a stockbroker for the MacDonald Company of Cleveland, Ohio. She was a former secretary and member of the board of directors at Medfield State Hospital, and had volunteered at Caritas Norwood Hospital for many years.
She was a 1981 graduate of Bishop Feehan High School, and a 1986 graduate of Brown University. She had also attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Michele Wilson of Dedham; her grandfather, James Michenzie of Walpole; and a niece and nephew.
A funeral Mass was held Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church, Carpenter Street. Burial was at St. Francis Cemetery, South Walpole. Arrangements were by the Roberts & Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St.
Memorial donations may be sent to St. Mary’s Scholarship Fund, c/o St. Mary’s Rectory, 83 Central St., Foxboro, MA 02035.   Published Dec. 12, 2000.

Marjorie F. Hicks

Marjorie F. Hicks, 86, of Millis and formerly of Foxboro died Saturday at Caritas Norwood Hospital. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Hicks.
Born in Stoughton on June 26, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Frank Allen and Ida (Russell) Allen, and had lived in Millis for the past three years.
Mrs. Hicks was a secretary to the superintendent of schools in Foxboro for many years. She was a 1931 graduate of Foxboro High School, and had also lived in Franklin, Maine.
She is survived by a daughter, Roberta Twichell of Ocala, Fla.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were scheduled for today (Dec. 7) at the Roberts & Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St.; the Rev. William Dudley, pastor of the Union Church of South Foxboro, officiating.
Burial was to have been at Rockhill Cemetery.   Published Dec. 12, 2000.

Sandra B. Arrighi

Sandra B. Arrighi, 61, of Attleboro died last Saturday at home. She was the widow of Richard J. Arrighi.
Born in Pawtucket on Jan. 13, 1939, she was a daughter of Charles Carter and Sophie (Mecketsy) Carter of South Attleboro, and had lived in Attleboro for many years.
Mrs. Arrighi worked for 37 years as a legal assistant for the law firm of Germani & Germani in Attleboro.
She was a communicant of St. Stephen’s Church in Attleboro, where she was active in church functions and teaching CCD.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by three sons, Scott Arrighi of Foxboro, Richard Arrighi of Attleboro and Russell Arrighi of Kingston; a brother, Charles Carter of South Attleboro; four sisters, Joyce Marshall and Sally Lajoie, both of South Attleboro, Lois Cullen of Lowell and Janice Pelletier of Plano, Texas; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass was held Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Church. Burial was at Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Arrangements were by the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, Attleboro.   Published Dec. 12, 2000.


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