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Holden, Dunn & Lawler Funeral Home

Holden, Dunn & Lawler Funeral Home has provided funeral services for over 50 years. Owned and operated by John J. Holden until his death in 1995, the funeral home continues to be family owned and operated by Richard J. Dunn, Robert J. Lawler Jr. and William L. Lawler.

We have a staff of caring professionals who are concerned about your well-being, especially during a time of great personal loss. We also offer you our complete support services in pre-arranging funerals.

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Our Obituaries

Maureen H. (Fitzgibbon) Harrington

December 1, 2020

HARRINGTON, Maureen H. (Fitzgibbon), of Westwood died unexpectedly on December 1st, 2020. She originally hailed from Jamaica Plain, lived in Hyde Park for several years after marrying and finally landed in Westwood, MA, which she called home for the last 53 years. She also spent a great deal of time in Falmouth, MA and was a regular on Racing Beach during summer afternoons. Maureen is survived...
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Yuriko S. Mah

November 28, 2020

MAH, Yuriko Sugie of Westwood and Newton, passed away on November 28th at age 95. She is survived by her daughter, Amy Mah Sangiolo, son-in-law, John Sangiolo, three beautiful grandchildren, George, Midori, and Joseph of Newton, and sisters Yoshimi Kawada of Yokohama, Japan, Yoko Yagima of Chiba, Japan, and the extended Mah family of the New York/New Jersey region. Yuriko married George Mah in...
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Joan C. Valinote

November 27, 2020

VALINOTE, Joan C. (Powers) longtime resident of Dover, MA and Fort Myers, FL passed away November 27, 2020 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of 58 years of the late John F. Valinote. Devoted loving mother of John Valinote Jr, and his late wife Diane of Bedford, NY, Thomas Valinote of Thousand Oaks, CA, Mary Ellen Pogue and her husband James of Centennial, CO, Robert Valinote of Fort Myers, FL,...
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Susan J. (Balabanis) Mason

November 25, 2020

Susan J. (Balabanis) Mason, of Dedham, formerly of Westwood, died November 25th, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late David F. Mason. Loving mother of Dennis and wife Cathy of Westwood and Steven and wife Marlene of Milton. Cherished grandmother of Jake 15, of Westwood and Steven 15, of Milton and Patrick 12, of Milton. Sister of Theodore Balabanis of Medway, Nancy Shea...
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Herbert M. Pflanz

August 21, 1927 - November 24, 2020

PFLANZ, Dr. Herbert M., age 93 of Westwood passed away peacefully on November 24, 2020. Born in Landsberg/Lech, Germany on August 21, 1927, he was the son of the late Maria (Hagg) and Eduard Pflanz. Herb is also predeceased by his wife of 65 years Berta (Morgenlaender), his older brother Eduard, his younger sister Marlies. He is survived by his brother Reinhard with wife Christel, his sister-in...
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Thomas J. Boyd

November 11, 2020

BOYD, Thomas J., of Westwood, died November 11th, 2020. A dedicated father, son, brother and friend, Tom will be remembered for his love for his family and enthusiasm for life. He is the beloved father of Owen, Thomas Jr. (TJ) and Erin Boyd and former husband of Brigid (Strong) Boyd, all of Marshfield Hills. Tom was the loving son of Lester F. Boyd of Westwood and the late Elizabeth D. "Betty" ...
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Elaine M. McDonough

November 5, 2020

McDONOUGH, Elaine M. (Rutledge), of Westwood, died November 5th, 2020. Beloved wife for 54 years to the late Joseph M. McDonough. Loving mother of Elaine McDonough and her husband Lawrence Kjeldahl of MN, Brian McDonough and his wife Eliana McDonough of Westwood and Karen McDonough of Westwood. Cherished grandmother of David and Ingrid Kjeldahl and Jake McDonough. Sister of Paul Rutledge, Michael...
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Paul D. Leonard

November 4, 2020

LEONARD, Paul D., of Quincy, formerly of Westwood, passed away on November 4, 2020 at the age of 66. Beloved son of the late Charles G. and Yvonne D. Leonard of Westwood. He was the cherished brother of Diane Hooker and her husband Rick of Medfield, Denise Leonard Webster and her husband Mike of Concord, Linda Leonard and her husband Bob Torello of Wrentham and Nancy Baden and her husband Jerry...
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Eugene Twomey

October 28, 2020

TWOMEY, Eugene W. of Dover and Pocasset died on October 28 after a long illness. Loving husband of the late Janet (Grant) Twomey, brother of Ann K. Carey of Mashpee, Adele M. Coughlin of Dover, Diane M. Walton of Norwood, and the late Joan D. Grey of Chatham. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Graduate of Boston College and Suffolk Law School. Mr. Twomey worked for many years in...
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Abbie M. Lynch

October 26, 2020

LYNCH, Abbie M. -- Age 93 – Of Westwood, formerly of Dedham, passed away peacefully on October 26 surrounded by loving family. She was the beloved daughter of Cornelius T. and Abbie M. [Daley] Lynch; and was predeceased by her loving brothers C. Thomas Lynch and his wife Helen of Norwood, John H. Lynch and his wife Mayanne of Westwood, William F. Lynch and his wife Jean, also of Westwood...
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Robert J. Whalen

October 15, 2020

WHALEN, Robert J., age 98 of Laguna Woods, CA formerly of Westwood, MA and Cotuit, MA died peacefully on October 15, 2020 at his son's home in Laguna Beach, CA. Beloved husband of the late Ruth W. (Whittaker). Devoted father of Robert J. Whalen and his wife Kirsten J. Whalen of Laguna Beach, Mark W. Whalen and his wife Pamela K. Silverman of Pinehurst, NC, David G. Whalen and his wife...
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Grace Parkinson

September 27, 2020

PARKINSON, Grace Patricia, "Patsy" (Bowler) of Franklin and formerly of Westwood, passed away peacefully at Rose Monahan Hospice Home on September 27, 2020 at the age of 96. Grace was predeceased by her beloved husband, John T. Parkinson and her daughter, Noreen Parkinson. She is survived by her son, Thomas Parkinson and wife Angela, and her daughter, Trish Reardon and her husband John. She...
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Corinne Vivian Feeley

September 26, 2020

It is with great sadness the family of Corinne Vivian Feeley "Cori" announces her passing on Saturday, September 26th at the age of 34. She grew up and attended public schools in Westwood and enjoyed participating in sports. Cori graduated from Roanoke College in Salem, VA with a BA in Criminal Justice and from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) with a BS in...
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Suzanne M. McRae

September 26, 2020

McRAE, Suzanne M. (Gurski), of Westwood, died September 26th, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of James A. McRae Jr. for 36 years. Loving sister of Mary Ann Aldrich and her husband Brian of Granby and Thomas Gurski and his wife Donna of Islington. Cherished aunt of Heather Lyons, Jay Aldrich, Thomas Gurski Jr. and Elizabeth Patterson. Relatives and friends are invited to...
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Richard A. Spencer

September 15, 2020

Spencer, Richard A. of Medfield, formerly of Blackstone, Westwood, Walpole and West Bridgewater died September 15th, 2020 at age 93. Pre-deceased by his beloved wife of 53 years, Ruth L. Spencer. Father of Warren and his wife Concetta of Plainville, Douglas and his wife Christine of Walpole and Gordon and his wife Caron of Plainville. Grandfather to eight grandchildren: Cassandra, Nicholas,...
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Filomena (Apone) Renzi

June 6, 1922 - September 15, 2020

RENZI, Filomena (Apone), "Flo, Flora, Florence", passed away peacefully at Maples Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on September 15, 2020 at the age of 98. Born in Ogliastro Cilento, Italy on June 6, 1922. She came to the US in 1925 as a child, with her family. She was a talented seamstress, a former realtor, and worked for the VA Hospital before retirement. Filomena is predeceased by her...
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Margaret Scherber

September 14, 2020

Scherber, Margaret "Peg" (Manning), of Dedham, formally of Hyde Park, passed away peacefully at Traditions of Dedham surrounded by family and friends on September 14th at the age of 78. Loving wife of the late Thomas C. Scherber for 50 years. Devoted and loving mother of William M. Scherber and his wife Lisa of Reading, Kelley A. Curley and her husband David of Westwood. She proudly raised her...
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Arthur W. Gearty

September 14, 2020

GEARTY, Arthur W., a kind and humble man of Norwood, formerly of Westwood, passed away peacefully at home on September 14, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of George and Annette (Surrette) Gearty, who, along with eight of his siblings, predeceased him. Arthur was the beloved husband of 60 years of Marcia J. (Feeney); the loving and cherished father of Timothy (Lucy) of...
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Charles Stephen Heard, Jr.

June 2, 1936 - September 6, 2020

HEARD, Charles Stephen Jr. "Steve", a longtime resident of Seabrook Island, SC, and New York, New York, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family, on September 6 at the age of 84. Steve, originally from Westwood MA, was born on June 2, 1936, and went on to study at Dedham Country Day School, Milton Academy, Harvard College, graduating cum laude in 1958 and Stanford Law School in 1964. ...
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Paul F. Powers

February 17, 1927 - September 4, 2020

POWERS, Paul F., age 93 years, died peacefully at home in Westwood, Massachusetts on September 4th. Paul was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 17, 1927, son of the late Thomas and Irene (Eldridge) Powers. Raised in West Roxbury, he graduated with the class of 1944 from St. Mary's High School in Brookline, Massachusetts. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy. After his...
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September 9, 1924 - August 25, 2020

LACASSE, Ann, passed away at home in Westwood surrounded by her family on August 25 at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence E. LaCasse. Ann was born in Woburn, MA on September 9, 1924, the daughter of Grace and Antonio Torrice. Loving mother of Susanne (Chuck Pirello), Kate (Albert Ferrante), Lawrence (Marta), Deborah (Joseph Odachowski), Janet (Paul Babbin), and Mark (Erin.)...
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Catherine P. Mulroy

August 21, 2020

MULROY, Catherine P. "Phyllis" (Devenney), of Norwood, formerly of Westwood and Falmouth, passed away peacefully on August 21 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late John J. Mulroy. Devoted and adored mother of Peter (Helen) of Dedham, Paul (Joyce) and Marijane Graham (Dave) of Norwood, Sheila Lawes (Wayne) of Millis, William (Ginnie) of Bellingham, Thomas (Karen) of Walpole and Patricia....
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Kenneth R. Ford

August 18, 2020

FORD, Kenneth R. of Dedham, formally of Milton, passed away peacefully at home August 18 with family at his side. Survived by wife Patricia, children K. Richard Ford Jr. and wife Kristine of Illinois, Michael and wife Maureen of Medway, Elizabeth and husband Bill of Foxboro, Charles and wife Eileen of Walpole and 7 grandchildren and 6 nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Wendell and...
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Albert J. Hurley

July 28, 2020

HURLEY, Albert J., of Westwood, formerly of West Roxbury, died July 28, 2020. Beloved son of the late Josephine (Hughes) Hurley and Albert J. Hurley. Loving brother of Patricia Stapleton and her husband Ronald of Westwood. Uncle of Ronald P. Stapleton and his wife Patricia, the late Joseph E. Stapleton and his wife Teresa, Susan S. Dentino and her husband Thomas and Great Uncle of Terrance, Erica...
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Russell Holmes

June 12, 1939 - July 25, 2020

Russell Holmes was born June 12, 1939 in Bronxville, NY and died in Wellesley, MA on July 25, 2020 at the age of 81. Russell was a graduate of Kent School, Dartmouth College (1961) and Tuck School of Business (1962). He believed in the power and importance of education and he passed that value on to his children. Upon graduation from Tuck, Russell was stationed at Fort Monmouth, Monmouth, New...
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Lawrence "Red" LaCasse

August 8, 1925 - July 24, 2020

LaCasse, Lawrence 'Red', passed away peacefully at home on July 24. His life spanned 9 decades and would have celebrated his 95th birthday on August 8. Born in Beachmont, Revere in 1925, Lawrence was the second son of the late Sarah (Griffin) and Raymond LaCasse. He is predeceased by his brothers Raymond and Donald. After his service in the Navy during World War II, Lawrence would become the 3rd...
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Anne W. Soraghan

July 21, 2020

Soraghan, Anne W. (Walsh), of Dover MA, passed away on July 21st, 2020. Beloved wife of John E. Soraghan for 48 years. Loving sister of Ellen Cowger of CA, Margaret Kelly of Galway, Ireland and Michael Walsh of Milton. Anne was also predeceased by Patrick, Dennis, Mary, Theresa, and Stephen. She is survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a graduate of Boston City Hospital...
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Peter E. Foley

July 20, 2020

FOLEY, Peter E. of Weston, MA on July 20 at age 59. Survived by his mother, Jeanne Foley of Dover, MA; brother Jay and his partner Harris Doliner of Nantucket and New York, NY; brother Chip and his wife Mary of New Gloucester, ME; brother Robert of Dover; and brother Tom of Dover, NH. Predeceased by his father, Dr. Joseph Foley. Also survived by many cousins, an aunt and uncle, as well as his...
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Marjorie J. (Shea) Gavin

July 19, 2020

Gavin, Marjorie J. (Shea) of Westwood, formerly of Dedham, passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a brief illness. Predeceased by husband William J. as well as brother Edward and Sister Mary. Mother of John (Elaine), William (Lynne), Edward (Lisa) and James (Diane). Grandmother of Katelyn Shaw (Kevin ), James Gavin (Maria), Kevin Gavin (Alison), Daniel Gavin , Michael P. Gavin,...
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Mitchell Lash Adams

July 18, 2020

Mitchell Lash Adams, a devoted and beloved husband, brother, uncle, cousin, son, friend, and philanthropist died at home on Beacon Hill on July 18, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 75 years old. Born in the middle of the American Century, Mitchell lived an American life - traversing an improbable arc from scion of one the Country's oldest and most distinguished political and medical...
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Matthew Dresens

July 14, 2020

DRESENS, Matthew "Opa", age 92, of Westwood, MA passed away peacefully on July 14th in the house he built, surrounded by his loving wife and family. Born in Maastricht, Netherlands, Matt was the second oldest of nine children. He survived a diphtheria epidemic in 1940 and the German occupation during World War II. He enjoyed telling stories of his youth where he would forage for food in local...
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James G. Maguire

July 13, 2020

Maguire, James G., of Canton passed peacefully on July 13, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Mary Helen with whom he shared 54 wonderful years of marriage. Loving father and father-in-law of Jim and Cari Maguire, Jean Walsh, Kathy and Taylor Gray, Marybeth and Lars Olander, Carolyn and Bob Howard and Mike and Amy Maguire. Dear brother of Pat Hagan (Ed) and...
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Thomas Patrick Leyden

July 11, 2020

Leyden, Thomas Patrick, 82, of Westport, CT and Westwood, MA, died from complications related to a long-term illness on July 11, 2020. Known by many as "Big Red," Tom leaves behind an adoring family, including his beloved wife of nearly 60 years, Rita Ann (Nuss), and his children, Margaret Mary (Leyden) Holda, of South Easton, MA, Patricia Marie (Leyden) Paul, of South Grafton, MA, and...
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Philip M. Lyons

July 4, 2020

LYONS, Philip M., of Westwood MA and North Conway NH died July 4th 2020. Son of Mary C. (McQuilliam) Lyons and the late Joseph B. Lyons. Brother of Joseph B. Lyons of West Roxbury MA, Paul H. Lyons of Norwood MA, and William Lyons of Cambridge MA. He was the beloved uncle to many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Philip was a Graduate of Westwood High School and the...
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Quinn F. Dyson

July 3, 2020

Dyson, Quinn F., of Westwood, passed away peacefully on July 3rd, 2020. She is survived by her parents, Jim and Michelle Dyson of Westwood along with her beloved brothers - Christopher, Robert, and Paul. She is also survived by both sets of grandparents, Edward and Joan Sonier of Norwood formerly of Needham and James and Eileen Dyson of West Roxbury. She is also survived by many aunts and uncles,...
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Roberta Barber "Robin" Jackson

June 29, 2020

Jackson, Roberta Barber "Robin" of Fox Hill Village, Westwood, formerly of Weston, died peacefully June 29, 2020. Beloved wife of Thomas Raymond Jackson for 56 wonderful years and loving mother of Todd Robert Jackson (Caroline) of Andover, MA and Wendy Jackson Robbins (Arden) of Tampa, FL. Robin was a proud grandmother of Julia, Scott and Emily Jackson and Graham and Hadley Robbins. Born on...
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Patricia (Gleason) Sheehan

June 26, 2020

Sheehan, Patricia (Gleason) age 91, of Westwood passed away peacefully on June 26th, 2020 at Benchmark Assisted Living facility, in Norwood. Pat was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Sheehan and up until a year ago, lived in the Town of Westwood for over 60 years. Pat was the devoted mother of three sons, James Sheehan and his wife Susan, Dennis Sheehan and Joseph Sheehan and his wife...
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Pauline "Pommie" Lanata

June 16, 2020

Lanata, Pauline Finn "Pommie" (Dunn), of Westwood, died June 16, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Gregory Finn and the late Robert L. Lanata. Loving mother of Gregory Finn Jr. and his wife Gail of Norwood, Jon Finn and his wife Juli of Whitman, and the late Donna Nagle and her husband Gene of Woburn. Loving step-mother to Robert's children. Doting grandmother to...
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Joan M. Mitchell

June 9, 2020

Mitchell, Joan M. (Millin) of Mashpee, formerly of Medfield, passed away on June 9, 2020. Beloved wife of Charles Mitchell, and the late James E. Armour. Loving mother of James Armour of Medfield, Linda Donahue and her husband Kevin of Norfolk, John Armour and his wife Lee of North Falmouth, and the late Thomas Armour. She is also survived by Charlie's children, Kevin (Cheryl), of South...
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Elinor Donovan Courtney

February 17, 1924 - May 29, 2020

Courtney, Elinor Donovan (Murphy), age 96 of Westwood, MA and formerly of Savannah, GA and Armonk, NY, died peacefully on May 29th. Elinor was the beloved wife of the late Alexander A. Courtney for 20 years and previously of the late Robert G. Donovan for 53 years; daughter of the late Joseph and Florence Murphy; and loving mother of five sons, fourteen grandchildren and eight great...
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Mary N. Brady

May 23, 2020

BRADY, Mary Norris Of Westwood, age 80, died on May 23, 2020 from Parkinson's disease. Mary was the daughter of the late Thomas and Louise (Ross) Norris of Milton. She was the loving wife of 58 years to William W. Brady. She was the sister of Margaret Melgard and her husband Richard of Lake Mary, FL, sister in law of Edward Brady and his wife Carolyn of Dennisport, sister in law of Bette...
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Kevin B. Leahy

May 19, 2020

Leahy, Kevin B., age 64, of Westwood, formerly of Jamaica Plain, died May 19th, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Julie A. (Galvin) Leahy for 38 years. Loving father of Sheila Donahue and her husband Matthew of Wrentham, Patrick Leahy of Boston and Alanna Pease and her husband Sam of Medfield. Cherished grandfather of Rose...
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Lemonia (Dodolias) "Lisa" Macropoulos

May 13, 2020

Macropoulos, Lemonia (Dodolias) "Lisa" of Westwood, MA passed away peacefully on May 13, 2020 at Norwood Hospital due to COVID 19 complications. Beloved wife of the late Demetrios "Jimmy" Macropoulos. Devoted and loving mother of Penelope and her husband, James Stauffer of Westwood MA, and of her late son, John Macropoulos. Proud member of the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. Loving...
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Rachel Ann (Keech) Farley

June 25, 1921 - May 12, 2020

Farley, Rachel Ann (Keech), 98 years, of Weymouth, formally of Westwood and Stoughton, passed away on May 12, 2020. Rachel was born on June 25, 1921 and raised in Aquasco in southern Maryland, the daughter of the late Thomas Martin Keech and Mary Louise Keech. She was predeceased by her aunt, Lillian Montgomery as well as her brother, Thomas M. Keech. She is survived by her nephew, Thomas...
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Donna Saul

May 11, 2020

Saul, Donna, 64, of Worcester, formally of Westwood, MA died Monday May 11, 2020 at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester of complications from the Corona Virus. She was the daughter of the late Mary & Henry Saul of Westwood, MA. She was a graduate of Westwood High School where she sang in the Jazz band and was also a cheerleader. She was a student at Mass Bay Community College in...
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Hannah Elizabeth McClark

May 7, 2020

McClark, Hannah Elizabeth of Walpole, Massachusetts (and formerly Westwood, Massachusetts) passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 7, 2020. She was 15 years old. Hannah is the daughter of Elizabeth Homiller McClark and her companion Kim King, both of Walpole and Terrence Lee McClark of Providence, Rhode Island. Hannah is survived by her younger brother Nathan Lee McClark. She is also survived...
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Marie (Ferrick) Callanan

May 4, 2020

Callanan, Marie (Ferrick), of Norwood, formerly of West Roxbury and Mission Hill, died May 4th 2020. Beloved wife of the late John W. Callanan for 68 years. Loving mother of Gail Sebet and her husband Bill of Westwood, Lynne Greeley and her husband Kevin of Norwood and the late John W. "Jace" Callanan Jr. and Richard "Cal" Callanan. Mother-in-Law of Joan Callanan of Franklin and Paula Callanan of...
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Kenneth A. Rago

May 3, 2020

Rago, Kenneth A, "Ken," age 85 of Pocasset and formerly of Westwood and Medford, Massachusetts, passed away after being compromised with several health issues, ultimately contracting COVID-19. Beloved husband of Margaret "Peg" Rago (Larner) for 56 years; son to the late John and Margaret Rago; and loving father to Donna Fahey and husband Michael of Milton, GA; Michele Mandel and husband Mark of...
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Solomina Cardelli

March 7, 1925 - May 1, 2020

CARDELLI, SOLOMINA (Cibotti) of Westwood, entered into Heaven May 1, 2020, at the age of 95. Devoted wife of Giovanni "John" Cardelli. Beloved "Mamma" of Marie Pheeny and her husband Stephen, and Anna Federico together with Anthony Cavossa, Jr. Devoted "Mimi" to Jonathan, Nicole and her husband Steven, Joseph and his wife Flavia, and Cristina and her husband Jason. Lovingly devoted "Nonna Mimi"...
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William M. O'Brien

April 24, 2020

O'Brien, William M. "Bill", of Foxborough, formerly of Westwood, MA, and Pompano Beach, FL, died April 24th, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Margaret M. (Maguire) O'Brien for 59 years. Loving father of Marina O'Brien of Foxborough, Bryan O'Brien and his fiancée Stephanie Giannaros of Weymouth, John O'Brien and his wife Kristen of Mansfield, Una Lawrence and her...
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Eileen Ann (O'Rourke) Antonellis

April 24, 2020

Antonellis, Eileen Ann (O'Rourke), of Brighton (Westwood), passed away on Friday, April 24th, 2020 at CareOne Healthcare in Lexington after complications of a lengthy illness. She was 78. The daughter of the late Edward and Accilia (Millette) O'Rourke, she was born and raised in New Bedford. Eileen received a bachelor's degree in nursing and worked at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital for many years...
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Mary Smith

April 20, 2020

Smith, Mary Enes (Zanni), of Fox Hill Village Westwood, MA, formerly of Dedham MA, died April 20th, 2020 on her 96th birthday. She was the beloved 5th daughter of the late Luigi and Maria Zanni , beloved wife of the late Paul E. Smith, loving mother of Paul E. Smith Jr of Sahuarita, Arizona, Paula J. (Smith) Reid and James M. Reid of Waterford, Connecticut and Elaine C. (Smith) Keene and Russell...
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John Joseph Mullins

April 20, 2020

MULLINS – John Joseph Mullins, died April 20th, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Erica Mullins for 58 years. Loving father of Anne Mullins and her husband Ernest Hadley of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia and Jennifer Brazenall of Northampton. Devoted grandfather of Deirdre, Elizabeth, Jasmine, Renee, Luke and Mairead and great-grandfather of Lucy and Theodora. A small burial will be held on Thursday...
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Alfred Joseph Lapan

April 19, 2020

LAPAN, Alfred Joseph, of Westwood, formerly of Easthampton, died April 19, 2020 in his 95th year of life. Beloved husband of Pearl M. (Flechsig) Lapan (deceased 6/13/2013) for 74 years. Loving father of Patricia Carbone (deceased 3/3/2018) (V Vincent), Richard Lapan (Sharon Loehr), Eileen Saliba (Wahib), Barbara Woodbury (Joseph), Michael Lapan (Christyne Scholpp), Susan Romiti (Richard) and...
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Marion E. Feeney

April 19, 2020

Feeney, Marion E., 84, of Walpole, formerly of Westwood, died peacefully at the Norwood Hospital, after contracting COVID 19. Beloved sister of Brother Paul J. Feeney CFX of St. John's High School, Shrewsbury, MA, devoted daughter of the late John F. and Gertrude M. (Sheehan) Feeney. She leaves many dear cousins and countless friends, especially cousin Mary Keane and dear friend Ann O'Malley,...
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Mary Henderson

April 13, 2020

Mary Henderson, 63 years young, of Norwood, MA formerly of Westwood, MA, passed peacefully April 13, 2020 in Norwood Hospital, her place of birth. Daughter of the late Neil Henderson and Claire Keating Henderson of Westwood. Survived by her big sisters Claire Henderson of Avon, CT. and Katharine Hines of Norwell MA., her big brothers Richard Henderson and Robert Henderson both of Westwood and...
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John C. Ahern

April 12, 2020

Ahern, John C., age 96, of Walpole (formerly of West Roxbury), passed away on Easter Sunday. Loving husband of 70 years to Maureen (Carter). Devoted father of Patty (Joe) of Needham, Bette (Louie) of Dallas TX, Janet (Tom) of Westwood and fun-loving grandfather of Mike, Tim, Kara, and Mark Stefaniak, Elizabeth (Ryan), Jake, and Nicole Canelakes, and Brianne, Steven, and John O'Leary. He was a U.S...
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Alexander A. Courtney

October 8, 1924 - April 11, 2020

Alexander A. Courtney, 95, passed away on April 11, 2020 at his home in Westwood, MA, surrounded by his family. He was born on October 8, 1924 in Dorchester, MA to Alexander and Florence Courtney. He graduated from Boston Latin School in 1942, and enlisted in the Army during World War II where he received a commission and served as an intelligence officer. Following the war, he attended Harvard...
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William P. Reynolds

April 10, 2020

William P Reynolds, 95, of Westwood, Ma. Canton High, MIT, WWII Navy Pilot, Husband, Father, Civil Engineer, Contractor, Banker, Horseman, Grandfather, Great Grandfather In the waning hours of April 10, 2020, Bill left this life to join his wife Ella and sons, Ben (d. 1977), Paul (d.1952) and Peter, as well as his brother Charles, sister Mary and so many friends and family who went...
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Walter J. Walsh, Jr.

April 8, 2020

Walsh, Walter J. Jr., of Westwood, formerly of Roslindale, died peacefully at home on April 8th, 2020. Beloved father of Charlotte N. Walsh of Westwood. Former husband of Diane Walsh (Dunn) of Plymouth. Cherished son of the late Walter J. and Sarah M. (Vaughn) Walsh. Loving brother of Mary Schofield and her husband Charles of Medway, Regina Sullivan and her husband Bernard of Medfield, Anne Otis...
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Marjorie L. "Marge" (Haley) Mathys

April 5, 2020

Mathys, Marjorie L. "Marge" (Haley), of Westwood, MA died peacefully April 5th, 2020. Beloved wife of Charles "Charlie" Mathys for 64 years. Loving mother of Julie Robartes (Jay) of Medfield, MA, Charles Mathys (Susan) of Scottsdale, AZ and Stephen Mathys (Nancy) of Newton, MA who predeceased her. Cherished grandmother of Daniel, Erin, Andrew and Hayley Robartes and Laura (Daniel Jones), Amy and...
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Kathleen M. "Kay" (Murphy) Gallagher

April 1, 2020

Gallagher, Kathleen M. "Kay" (Murphy) in Norwood (formerly of Westwood), died Wednesday April 1 from complications of Covid-19 at age 98. Beloved wife of the late Joseph R. Gallagher. Loving mother of Mark and his wife Paula of Winchester, Mary Schock and her husband Peter of Chatham and Norwood, Kathleen Burns of Stafford, VA, Robert of Jamestown, RI and Joseph, Jr. and his wife Mimi of...
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Donna P. Dion-Nicol

March 31, 2020

Dion-Nicol, Donna P. (Dion), of Westwood, died March 31st, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of John T. Nicol Jr. Loving mother of Jessica Nicol of Westwood and cherished dog Angus. Beloved daughter of the late Robert and Elaine (Parsons) Dion. Loving sister of Karyn and Christine Dion of Whitman, Elise Arrigo and her husband Glenn of FL, Robert Dion Jr. of FL, David Dion of VT,...
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Anne M. Chikowski

March 28, 2020

Chikowski, Anne M. (DiGiacomandrea), of Norwood, formerly of Roslindale, died March 28th, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Frank P. Chikowski. Loving mother of Janice Gottschalk and her husband John of Norwood, Diane and her husband John Corley of Cary, North Carolina, Frank Chikowski of Roslindale, and Robert Chikowski and his wife Lauren of Braintree. Cherished grandmother of Leanne Vargas,...
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Mary A. Leahy

March 23, 2020

Leahy, Mary A. (Gallagher) of Westwood, formerly of Jamaica Plain and Mission Hill, died March 23rd, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Robert F. Leahy. Loving mother of Michael Leahy of Westwood and his wife Ann of Holliston, Kevin Leahy and his wife Julie of Westwood and Brian Leahy and his wife Diane of Westwood. Cherished grandmother of Emily, Robert and Brendan...
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Joseph A. Sexton

March 21, 2020

Sexton, Joseph A., of Rye NH, formerly of Westwood, died March 21st, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Mary L. (McDonough) Sexton. Loving father of Joseph and Laura Sexton of Hampton, NH and Dennis and Jane Sexton of Peabody. Cherished grandfather of Ryan Sexton and his wife Alyssa Harlow both of Cambridge and Matthew Sexton of Brooklyn, NY. Brother of the late...
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Peter Van Kleeck

March 19, 2020

Peter Van Kleeck of Dover MA, a retired hotel executive, died at home on March 19th at the age of 82. Mr. Van Kleeck was born in Hartford CT and graduated from the Hotel School at Michigan State University. He devoted his career to operating hotels first with Sheraton including Resident Manager of the Sheraton Boston, Manager of the Sheraton Waikiki and later became a corporate Vice President and...
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Catherine L. Psyhogios

March 17, 2020

Psyhogios, Catherine L. of Franklin, MA, formerly of Weston MA, entered eternal rest on March 17, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her sister-in-law Alice Lymperes. Proud Aunt of Laurel Katsaros and her husband Terry of Franklin, MA. Affectionate and admiring Great Aunt to Ted and Alexa Katsaros of Franklin, MA. Loving Godmother to Justin Anderson of Chelsea, MA. Kay is...
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Alice M. Baranick

March 15, 2020

Baranick, Alice M., of Walpole, formerly of Dover, MA, aged 92, died at home on March 15, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her beloved husband of 68 years, Wilfred J. Baranick. Devoted mother of Mary (Michael) Turner of Roanoke, VA, Joanne (Andrew) Needham of White River Junction, VT, Elizabeth (Richard) Baranick of Portland, ME, John (Susan) Baranick of Assonet, MA, and Susan...
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Lauraine A. Visconti

March 14, 2020

Visconti, Lauraine A. (Frego), of Westwood, formerly of Massena, New York passed away March 14th, 2020, age 66, of natural causes. Beloved wife of Anthony T. Visconti. Loving mother of Michael A. Visconti and his wife Jenna Visconti (Flis) of Stoughton, Jennifer M. Visconti and her significant other Liam Murphy of Boston, and Thomas E. Visconti and his significant other Cristina Salcedo of Los...
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Lorraine A. (Vareika) Barbone

March 12, 2020

Barbone, Lorraine A. (Vareika), of Walpole, formerly of Boston, died March 12th, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Barbone (retired BPD). Loving mother of Susan T. Barbone and her significant other Scott Ferguson of Medfield, Brian F. Barbone of Boston and Leslie A. Rinaldi and her fiance Joseph Pinnetti of Bellingham. Cherished grandmother of Danielle,...
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Betty Brockwell McClure

December 16, 1940 - March 5, 2020

Betty Brockwell McClure, 79, of Westwood, Massachusetts, passed away on March 5, 2020 in the loving presence of her son, David Atkins, and daughter-in-law Jennifer. She is also survived by her 3 grandchildren, Sharon Elizabeth (Shay), Jason Lee, and Marshall Schuyler Atkins. A memorial service will be held Monday, March 16, 10am, at the First Parish of Westwood, 252 Clapboardtree St. Betty Rae...
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Lisa A. Sisco

March 5, 2020

Lisa A. Sisco, PhD, 57, passed away at home on March 5th, surrounded by her family. Born in Norwich, CT, she was a long-time Westwood, MA resident. She was the devoted mother of Ling Soucy and Oscar Soucy (Westwood) and the loving daughter of John L. Sisco and the late Mary Jo (DePalo) Sisco (Norwich, CT). She is survived by her siblings, Maria Sisco (Pittsburgh), Carolyn (James) Berluti ...
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Kevin M. Thornton

March 1, 2020

Thornton, Kevin M., of Norwood, formerly of Needham, died at home March 1, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Colette F. (Landen) Thornton for 54 years. Loving father of Christine (Brian Henry) of Los Angeles, Dennis (Wendy) of Westwood, and Erin (Kevin) Reilly of Needham. Cherished grandfather of William, Kendall, Jack, and Aidan. Son of the late Edward, J. and Ruth D....
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Marjorie Hall

January 14, 1929 - February 22, 2020

Hall, Marjorie (Underhill), 91, of Center Conway, NH, formerly of Wellesley and Westwood, died peacefully on February 22, 2020, surrounded by her family. Marge was born January 14, 1929 in Cambridge, MA, the daughter of the late Arthur J.C. and Ruth (Foster) Underhill. She was the beloved wife of Dudley Hall for 69 years. She and her husband were long-time members of the Conway Lake Association....
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Edward J. O'Brien, Jr.

February 18, 2020

O'Brien, Edward J. Jr., of Westwood, formerly of Dorchester, died February 18th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Diane M. O'Brien for 43 years. Loving father of Kristine Matthews and her husband Corey of Walpole, Kevin O'Brien of Canton and Jill Toomey and her husband Kevin of Westwood. Cherished grandfather of Lily and Coleman Matthews and Colin and Brendan Toomey....
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Richard W. Dorgan

February 16, 2020

Dorgan, Richard W. "Dick", of Medfield, previously a resident of Dover for 48 years, passed away at home on February 16, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Judith W. Dorgan. He is survived by his seven children, Ellen Dorgan of Woodbine, MD; Elizabeth "Lisa" McHugh of Medfield; Mark Dorgan of Bristol, RI; Gregory Dorgan of New York, NY; John Dorgan of...
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Paul Robert Thie

February 5, 2020

Thie, Paul Robert, of Westwood, age 81, died February 5th, 2020 due to complications from Alzheimer's. Survived by his cherished wife of 58 years, Mary Louise, and children Anne of Millis, Bernadette (Ian Roke) of Foxboro, Francis (Jennifer) of CA, and Joseph (Jane) of Natick. Also survived by grandchildren Anna, Paul, Jared, and Kyle, dear cousin Reenie Pasquali, and a large extended family....
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Vernon Russell Tisdale

January 25, 2020

Vernon Russell Tisdale of Fairhaven and Mattapoisett formerly of Westwood died peacefully on January 25 surrounded by his family at Brigham and Women's Hospital after a 23 year battle with cancer. Loving husband of Ann (Schultz) Tisdale; brother to Donald and Sheila Tisdale of Walpole, NH, Robert and Dianne Tisdale of Keene, NH, and June and David Kanter of Lebanon, CT; brother-in-law to...
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Natalie Joan Graham

March 21, 1927 - January 24, 2020

Natalie Joan Graham passed away on Jan. 24th, 2020, in her home at Fox Hill Village, Westwood, MA, surrounded by her large and loving family. She was born to Fern Gibson Stolk and William Cornelius Stolk on March 21st, 1927 in Mt. Lebanon, PA, and grew up in Old Greenwich, CT, and Chappaqua, NY, where she attended Horace Greeley High School. She attended Smith College, graduating in 1949, and...
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Alma A. (Perry) McCarthy

January 22, 2020

McCarthy, Alma A. (Perry), of Westwood, died January 22nd, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Francis A. McCarthy. Loving mother of Donna M. McCarthy of Westwood, Lorraine McCarthy of Taunton and the late Robert F. McCarthy. Sister of the late Edward, Robert and William Perry. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visiting hours in the Holden,...
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Thomas Leo Moloney

January 18, 2020

Thomas Leo Moloney of Jamaica Plain passed away suddenly of a massive stroke at Brigham and Women's Hospital on January 18, 2020 at the age of 76 years old. Loving brother of the late Robert F. Moloney. His life will forever be cherished in the lives of his children and their partners: Paul Moloney and Sara Moloney of Vienna, Virginia and Rachel Moloney and Paul Bauer of Norwood, Massachusetts...
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D. Yvonne (Theriault) Leonard

January 9, 2020

Leonard, D. Yvonne (Theriault), of Norwood, formerly of Westwood, died January 9th, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Charles G. Leonard. Loving mother of Paul Leonard of Quincy, Diane Hooker and her husband Rick of Medfield, Denise Leonard Webster and her husband Mike of Concord, Linda Leonard and her husband Bob Torello of Wrentham and Nancy Baden and her husband...
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James G. Mumford, Sr.

January 3, 2020

Mumford, James Gregory Sr., of Dedham, passed peacefully on Friday, January 3, 2020 after battling long illnesses at the age of 84. James was affectionately known as "Bunky" because he was born on Bunker Hill Day. He grew up in Pegan Hill in Dover with his parents George Saltonstall Mumford II and Alice Herrick Mumford. He was predeceased by his sister Alice Mumford Jacobs, brothers Robert...
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Joan Misiewicz Kovaly

December 31, 2019

Kovaly, Joan (Misiewicz) age 85 of Dover, died peacefully in her sleep on December 31, 2019. Beloved wife of the late John Kovaly, she is survived by a daughter, Pamela and husband Kevin O'Brien of Sudbury and son, Kurt and Rebecca Kovaly of North Dighton. She is the cherished grandmother of Stephanie Cullen and her husband, Brian, Courtney, Nathaniel, Naomi, Samuel, James, Joshua and...
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Anne Harney Mullen

December 28, 2019

Mullen, Anne "Marie" (Harney), of Westwood, formerly of Jamaica Plain, died December 28th, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Paul L. Mullen for 56 years. Loving mother of Elizabeth Moore and her husband Lawrence of Mansfield, Janet Mullen and her husband Philip McCaffrey of Westwood, Peter Mullen and his wife Patricia of Milton and the late Diana Rivers and her husband...
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Michael J. Aeschliman

December 25, 2019

Aeschliman, Michael J of Westwood, formerly of both Hanover, MA and Keene, NH, passed away suddenly on December 25th, 2019 surrounded by love. Devoted husband to Carolyn M. Aeschliman of 21 years and beloved father of Maggie E. Aeschliman, Joseph M. Aeschliman, Katie E. Aeschliman, and Jillian M. Aeschliman. Also survived by his loving parents Katherine (Kinney) and James Aeschliman of Exeter...
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Maureen (Corcoran) Hayes

December 21, 2019

Hayes, Maureen (Corcoran), of Medfield, formerly of Quincy, died December 21, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Loving daughter of the late Patrick and Josephine Corcoran, beloved wife of Stephen M. Hayes for 40 years. Ideal mother of Maura da Silva and her husband Keith da Silva of Dedham, Margot Hayes of Medfield, and Michael Hayes of Boston. Cherished grandmother of Nicholas and...
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Mary E. Turner

December 18, 2019

Turner, Mary E. (McDonough), of Westwood, died at home December 18th, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Arthur J. "Sonny" Turner. Loving mother of Arthur J. lll of Westwood, Eileen M. Wright and her late husband Christopher of Sharon and Jean M. Sarno and her husband Thomas of Foxboro. Cherished grandmother of Casey Lynne Sarno and her partner Michael Reade of...
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John F. Reardon

December 14, 2019

Reardon, John F., of Norfolk, formerly of Cambridge, died December 14th, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Katherine A. (Murphy) Reardon for 56 years. Loving father of Deb Reardon of Stratham, NH and Diane Bigglestone and her husband Kent of Barre, VT. Cherished step-grandfather of Will and Sam Bigglestone of Barre, VT. Loving brother of Martha Curtin of Arlington and the...
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John T. "Jack" Lane

December 12, 2019

Lane, John T. "Jack" of Dover and Franklin, MA, December 12, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Frances R. Lane. Loving father of Kathryn A. Lane of Hudson, MA, John T. Lane, Jr. and his wife Linda Lane of Sterling, MA, and Robert J. Lane of Fl. Devoted grandfather of John III, Alicia, Natalie, Lindsey, and Aidan. Loving brother of Thomas J. Lane of Norwood, and the late Joseph M. Lane. A...
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Ann E. Bean

December 9, 2019

Bean, Ann E. (McCarthy) of Westwood, formerly of West Roxbury, passed away peacefully at the Elizabeth Seton Residence in Wellesley on December 9th, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved mother of Richard C. Bean and his wife Gail of Westwood. Cherished grandmother of Kevin Bean of Westwood and Amy Bean of Chicago, IL. Beloved sister of John J. McCarthy and his late wife Claire of Marion....
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Gertrude M. Bader

December 2, 2019

Bader, Gertrude M. (Hannes), of Norton, formerly of Walpole and Roslindale, died December 2nd, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Moses D. Bader. Loving mother of Bruce Bader and his wife Patricia of Franklin and the late Karla Macadino and her late husband Dominic. Cherished grandmother of Lauren Crosby and her husband John of Franklin and Barry Bader and his wife Lucia of Milford. Devoted great...
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Robert F. McCarthy

November 19, 2019

McCarthy, Robert F., of Westwood, died November 19th, 2019. Beloved son of Alma A. (Perry) McCarthy of Westwood and the late Francis A. McCarthy. Loving brother of Donna M. McCarthy of Westwood and Lorraine McCarthy of Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., WESTWOOD on Sunday Nov. 24th from 2-5pm. A...
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Barbara Scoble Peck

November 17, 2019

Peck, Barbara Scoble, 93, of Lakewood, CA, originally from Westwood, MA, passed away peacefully at her home on November 17. Wife of the late Leroy (Bud) Peck. Daughter of the late William and Aletha Scoble of Westwood, MA. Sister of the late Paul Scoble of Westwood, MA. Survived by her niece Elizabeth McAllister of Rochester NH and her nephew William Scoble and his wife Paula of Westwood MA;...
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Josephine (Casale) Consoli

November 8, 2019

Consoli, Josephine (Casale), of Westwood, died November 8, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Guy Consoli. Loving mother of Joseph Consoli and his wife Catherine of Walpole and the late Salvatore Consoli and his former wife Dana. Cherished grandmother of Veronica, Simon, Joshua and Zachary Consoli. Sister of Lena Benincasa and her husband Carmine of Westwood, Martha...
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Anthony V. D'Amario

November 5, 2019

D'Amario, Anthony Vincent, of Dedham, MA, formerly of Westwood, MA, died November 5th, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (Hicks) D'Amario. Loving father of Peter D'Amario and his wife Maria of London, England, Elizabeth Price and her husband Edmund of Wayland, MA and Alexandra D'Amario of Kentfield, CA Devoted grandfather of Caroline, James and Alexander D'Amario, Henry Price, Antonina...
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John Robert Hennigan

November 8, 1940 - October 30, 2019

Hennigan, John Robert of Westwood, and originally of Jamaica Plain, October 30, 2019 at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Theresa (Gildea) Hennigan for 52 years. Loving father of Edward and his wife Julie of Falmouth, Julia Doyle and her husband Robert of Willow Springs, Illinois, Catherine of West Roxbury, Thomas and his wife Andrea of Dedham, and Elizabeth of West Roxbury. Cherished son of...
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Herbert C. Nolte

October 28, 2019

Nolte, Herbert C., age 80, of Needham, formerly of Westwood & Mission Hill, died October 28th, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. His greatest love was his family. He was a loving and devoted husband for 62 years to his wife Jean M. (Sullivan) Nolte. Father to Stephen and his wife Kim of Canton, Kenneth of Brockton and Michael and his wife Brenda of Westwood. Grandfather to Samantha, Lindsey,...
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James F. Baker

October 26, 2019

Baker, James F., of Franklin, formerly of Westwood, died October 26th, 2019. Beloved husband of Patricia (McKenna) Baker for 28 years. Loving father of Christopher Baker and cherished brother of Robert L. Baker. Devoted son of the late James J. and Mabel (Legate) Baker. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Jim was a graduate of Northeastern University class of 1965 and was a...
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