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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

Margaret E. (Pardo) Felos

October 10, 2017

Felos, Margaret E. (Pardo), of Norwood, formerly of Westwood, died October 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Felos. Loving sister of Rose Ferreira of Westwood and the late Josephine Foti, Joseph Pardo, Sal Pardo, Grace Bilotta and Adolph Pardo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler...
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Irene Glowacki

September 27, 2017

Glowacki, Irene, of Dedham, formerly of Braintree, died September 27th 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Stanley and Helen Glowacki. Loving sister of Helen (Sr Mercita) of Reading PA, Marian Pawlowski of Concord MA, and Natalie Rabitski of Peabody MA. Interment at New Calvary Cemetery, Boston, with a graveside service on Mon, Oct 9. Donations may be made in Irene's memory to the Alzheimer...
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Matthew J. Clarke

September 26, 2017

Clarke, Matthew J., of Westwood, died suddenly September 26th, 2017. Beloved Son of Phyllis K. (Hemmer) Clarke of Westwood and the late William F. Clarke. Loving Brother of Diana Clarke and her Husband Sly of Richmond, ME, Michael Clarke and his Wife Betsy of Carver, MA, Philip Clarke and his Wife Sheila of Reading, MA & the late Katherine Clarke. Cherished Uncle to Julia, Martin, Lauren,...
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Stephen P. Bero

September 21, 2017

Bero, Stephen P. of Hopedale died September 21st, 2017, surrounded by his family. Stephen is the son of the late Dr. George L. Bero and Eileen A. (O'Flaherty) Bero of Westwood; beloved brother of Deborah Bero and her husband Osler Peterson of Medfield, Sheila Thornton and her husband John of California, Cynthia Bero and her husband Shawn Farrell of Medfield, Susan Perry and her husband Francis...
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Joanna (Buffum) "Jenny" Chamberlin

September 14, 2017

Chamberlin, Joanna (Buffum) "Jenny" died peacefully at home on September 14th with her family by her side. Her life was one of quiet love, determination, and courage in all its phases. She grew up in Providence and Little Compton, RI. After graduating from Smith College and with a Masters from Yale, she taught in Lexington, Mass for 8 years and then at Dedham Country Day School for three decades....
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Arlene R. Brawley

September 13, 2017

Brawley, Arlene R., of Dedham, formerly of Westwood, died September 13, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Henry A. and Laura E. (Burns) Brawley. Loving sister of the late Virginia (Sister Mary Amata, O.P.), the late Henry Brawley and his late wife Elizabeth and the late George Brawley and his late wife Ruth. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews and great...
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Gloria A. (Peterson) Fawkes

September 12, 2017

Fawkes, Gloria A. (Peterson), of Westwood, formerly of Mission Hill, died September 12, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Leslie Fawkes. Loving mother of Christine Royse, of Billerica, the late Charlotte Fawkes, the late Gregory Fawkes, Leslie R. Fawkes, of Westwood, Douglas Fawkes, of Gilford, NH, and Cheryl Todesca, of Westwood. Cherished grandmother of 11...
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Carolee M. (Collins) Fannon

September 10, 2017

Fannon, Carolee M. (Collins), of Canton, formerly of Westwood, passed away September 10th, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Richard C. Fannon for 46 years. Loving mother of Melissa and her husband Andrew Rush of Walpole and Sara and her husband Daniel Doherty of Milton. Devoted grandmother of Emily, Abby and Owen. Sister of Mildred Henry and her late husband Frank of...
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William E. St. Laurent

April 7, 1932 - September 2, 2017

Bill was born in Woonsocket R.I. on April 7, 1932, and lived there until his High School Graduation in 1949. After serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, he moved to Boston and attended Schillinger House (precursor to Berklee College). In 1952 he joined the Boston Musicians Association and for the next 50 plus years became a free-lance pianist/ arranger in the Boston area. In...
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Richard F. Power

August 28, 2017

Power, Richard F. of Norwood and Chatham formerly of Mission Hill Aug. 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Marie (Maguire) Power. Loving father of Siobhan Santisi and her husband Frank, Meredith Nichols and her husband Mark and Jennifer Power and her husband Robert Litterer all of Westwood and Richard M. Power of Norwood. Devoted grandfather of Michael, Katherine, Monica, Caroline, Elena and Justin....
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Thomas Edward Beardsley

June 12, 1997 - August 19, 2017

Beardsley, Thomas Edward, of Medfield and North Falmouth, died August 19, 2017. Thomas was born on June 12, 1997. Beloved son of Marianne and Bruce Beardsley and fun-loving and loved brother of Lilly, William and Tess all of Medfield and North Falmouth, Massachusetts. Devoted grandson of Frederick and Catherine Hammel of Westwood, MA and William and Marilyn Beardsley of Mashpee, MA. Thomas...
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Janet (Rinaldi) Rose

August 18, 2017

Rose, Janet (Rinaldi), of Bellingham, formerly of Westwood, died August 18, 2017. Beloved mother of Sean Rose, Eric Rose, and the late Daniel E. Rose. Devoted daughter of Margaret M. Rinaldi (Harty) and her husband Peter D'Elia of Westwood and the late Henry J. Rinaldi. Loving sister of Carol, Ann, Jean, and Tom Rinaldi. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Janet was a very proud...
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Richard J. Sullivan

August 14, 2017

Sullivan, Richard J., of Westwood, died August 14, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Valerie (Barlow) Sullivan. Loving father of Mark R. Sullivan and his wife Cheryle of Sutton and the late Michael P. Sullivan and Ricky Sullivan. Devoted grandfather of Laura, Erin and Jenna Sullivan of Sutton and Caroline and Kristen. Brother of Joan Sullivan of Canton (formerly of West Roxbury), Margarite...
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Ann Tratenberg

August 7, 2017

Tratenberg, Ann (Ciriello), of Westwood, died August 7, 2017. Beloved wife of Sidney A. Tratenberg for 65 years. Sister of Lois Webster and her husband Kenneth of Peterborough, NH, Annette Mahoney and her late husband Donald of Norwood. She is predeceased by her brothers Joseph Ciriello and Lt. Col Basil Ciriello. Ann is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews. Services and...
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Patrick L. Moore

August 6, 2017

MOORE, Patrick L., of Dover, August 6, 2017, age 70. Beloved husband of Paula (McNeil) Moore. Devoted father of Andrew Harnett of Seattle, Gregory Harnett of Roslindale, and Valeria Moore of Dover. Glowing grandfather of Vanessa & Julianna Moore. Remarkable brother to Jack & Lorraine Moore of Kensington MD; Ellen & Bob Svenning of Boylston; and Bill & Sarah Moore of Toms River NJ. Brother-in-law...
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Celestino Gonzalez

August 5, 2017

Gonzalez, Celestino of Westwood, formerly of Boston and born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, died August 5, 2017. Beloved husband of Ines (Nieto) Gonzalez of 50 years. Devoted and loving father of Luis Gonzalez and his wife Maria of Burlington, Pedro Gonzalez and his wife Gladys of Norwood, Carmen Lennon and her husband James of Westwood, Flor and her husband Carlos of Boston. Devoted grandfather of 9...
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Mark L. McCusker

August 3, 2017

MCCUSKER Mark L of Medfield, formerly of Westwood, passed away on August 3, 2017. Devoted husband of Susan L (Snider) McCusker, Loving brother of David M McCusker of Foley, AL, his wife Charlotte A (Bailey) McCusker, Kevin T McCusker of Norwood, Mass and the late George J McCusker Jr of Westwood. Survived by many loving Nieces, Nephews and Friends. Mark was an avid sailor and...
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Joseph Federico

August 3, 2017

Federico, Joseph, of Westwood, died August 3, 2017. Beloved husband of Anna (DiMascio) Federico for 61 years. Loving father of Joseph Federico of Dania Beach, FL; Rina Buonato and Susanna Federico of Westwood. Devoted grandfather of four grandchildren – Joey, Cristina, Emily and Kelly. Brother of Flora Federico of Wrentham; Gino Federico of Wrentham; Armando Federico of Norwood; Mario and...
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Mary Rose (Tedesco) DeVasto

August 1, 2017

DeVasto, Mary Rose (Tedesco) of Norwood, formerly of Westwood and Roslindale, died August 1, 2017. Mary was born on March 5, 1922, beloved wife of the late Carl P. DeVasto of Westwood, MA, loving mother of the late Carl H. DeVasto of Bellingham, MA, Daniel P. DeVasto and his wife Katherine of Bonita Springs, FL, Paul J. DeVasto and his wife Linda of Sharon, MA, Mary Ciriello of Wellesley, MA,...
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Laura Corson

July 27, 2017

Corson, Laura (Sawyer), of Westwood, died July 27, 2017 at the age of 90. She was the wife of the late Leroy J. Corson, and mother of Stephen J. Corson and his wife Jan of Rockport, ME and Deborah White and her husband Richard of Westwood. She leaves her treasured grandchildren Nicholas Corson and wife Kimberly of Woodinville WA, and Holly Corson and fiancé Andrew Houghton of LaPlata MD. She...
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Virginia M. Glasheen

July 24, 2017

Glasheen, Virginia M. (Donoghue), of Dedham, died July 24th, 2017. Beloved wife of the late George L. Glasheen. Loving mother of George W. Glasheen and his wife Christine of Marstons Mills, Kevin G. Glasheen and his wife Nancy of Medfield and Marie E. Marshall and her husband Kevin of Dedham. Sister of the late William J. Donoghue and Gloria M. Corley. Also survived by 15 grandchildren, 7 great...
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Claire J. Bogrette

July 21, 2017

Bogrette, Claire J., of Westwood, died July 21, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late John T. and Marie L. (Tebaldi) Bogrette. Claire is survived by her adopted family and many loving friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., WESTWOOD on Thursday July 27th from 4-7pm. Funeral procession from the funeral home on...
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Stephen G. Boyd

July 21, 2017

Boyd, Stephen G., of Millis, died tragically in a motorcycle accident, July 21, 2017. Beloved Soulmate Husband of Evelyn M. (Knecht) Boyd for 15 Years. Loving father of Kaylie Boyd and Jessica Steenbruggen and husband Joseph. Devoted son of Lester F. Boyd of Westwood and the late Elizabeth D. (Ellsworth) Boyd. PaPa of Travis and Daniel Steenbruggen. Brother of Dianne Boyd of Quincy and Thomas...
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Mary A. Dolan

July 14, 2017

Dolan, Mary A. (Fidler), of Westwood, died July 14, 2017. Beloved wife of James R. Dolan for 62 years. Loving mother of Scott and Christine Dolan of Medfield and James J. Dolan of Walpole. Devoted grandmother of Ryan, Alana and Caitlin Dolan and Kara Fraone, Kristen Blake and Jacquelyn Dolan. Also survived by 3 great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. Sister of Stanley Fidler of...
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Joseph A. Mazzola

July 11, 2017

Mazzola, Joseph A., of Norwood, formerly of Westwood, died July 11th, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Jill A. (Glennon) Mazzola for 44 years. Loving father of Andrea and Matthew Connolly of Westwood, Amy and Paul Hodson of Acushnet, Lauren Mazzola and Lauren Kot of Wrentham, and Michael and Jennifer Mazzola of Newton. Devoted grandfather of Jenna, Rylie and...
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Thomas C. Cunningham

July 2, 2017

Cunningham, Thomas C., 70, of Millis, formerly of Dorchester, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on July 2, 2017. He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Patricia E. (Jensen) Cunningham. Devoted father of Lori, Lisa, Thomas and his wife Lori, Christine and Meghan. Adored by his precious grandchildren Courtney, Derek, Brianna, Bryttney, Brandon, Joseph, Adam...
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Janet Stratton Gossage

June 28, 2017

Gossage, Janet Stratton (Wann), of Westwood, died June 28th, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Oscar S. "Bill" Gossage. Devoted daughter of the late William and Margaret (Findleton) Wann. Sister of the late Alice M. Holland, Edith A. Wann and William Wann. Loving aunt of Joan Zweil and her husband Arthur, Susan Curry and her husband Walter, Barbara Holland and...
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Lois Holbrook, (Mills)

June 14, 2017

Holbrook, Lois (Mills), of Attleboro, formerly of Westwood, died June 14, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Richard B. Holbrook. Loving mother of Elizabeth A. "Lisa" Welsh and her late husband Joel of Attleboro and David M. Holbrook of Pawtucket, RI. Devoted grandmother of Richard and Jeffrey Welsh and Melissa Lee Holbrook. Sister of Robert J. Mills of Foxboro. Also survived by many loving nieces...
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John W. Callanan

June 14, 2017

Callanan, John W., of Norwood, formerly of West Roxbury, died June 14, 2017. Beloved husband of Marie (Ferrick) Callanan for 68 years. Loving father of Gail Sebet and her husband Bill of Westwood, Richard Callanan and his wife Paula of Needham, Lynne Greeley and her husband Kevin of Norwood and the late John W. "Jace" Callanan Jr. Father-in-Law of Joan Callanan of Franklin. Devoted...
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Mary H. (Selvitelle) Ryan

June 10, 2017

Ryan, Mary H. (Selvitelle), of Westwood, formerly of Dorchester died June 10th, 2017. Beloved wife of the late James A. Ryan Jr. Loving mother of Karen Ramsey and her husband Bob of Lisbon Falls, ME, Jim Ryan lll of Merrimac and Laurie Swansey and her husband James of Walpole. Devoted grandmother of Sara, Christopher, Ethan, Jaden and Michael and great grandmother of Colby. Sister of Theresa...
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Mary Margaret Dullea

June 5, 2017

Dullea, Mary Margaret, of Westwood, died peacefully at home on June 5, 2017, beginning a well-deserved rest after a life well spent. If the measure of success in life is loving and being loved, then Margaret's life was a triumph, leaving behind a legacy of generosity and selflessness, as well as family and friendships spanning miles and generations. Margaret was predeceased by her parents...
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Robert S. "Sam" Brown, Jr.

September 22, 1954 - June 1, 2017

Brown, Robert Sanford Jr., "Sam", born in South Dakota on September 22, 1954, passed away on June 1, 2017, after a short cardiac related illness. Sam was predeceased by his parents, Robert S. Brown Sr. and Susan Reynolds Brown and his brother Peter Edmund Brown. Sam made his home in Dover, MA and is survived by his wife Lisa and his daughter Lily. Sam is also survived by his sisters, Brenda Lou...
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Rosemary J. (Hillier) Georgilas

May 28, 2017

Georgilas, Rosemary J. (Hillier), of Westwood, formerly of Hyde Park, died May 28th, 2017. Beloved wife of the late James C. Georgilas. Loving mother of James C. Georgilas Jr. and his wife Linda of Whitman and Christine J. Georgilas and her husband Peter Rozett of North Reading. Devoted grandmother of Stacy Georgilas of Santa Monica, CA, Jacqueline Rozett of North Reading and Jason Georgilas of...
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M. Justine Flanagan

May 19, 2017

Flanagan, M. Justine (Cook), of Norfolk and Naples, FL, formerly of Dover, died May 19th, 2017. Beloved wife of Leo A. Flanagan for 50 years. Loving mother of Leo A. Flanagan Jr. and his wife Carlene of Andover and Julie M. Cook and her husband David of Medfield. Sister of John Cook of Quincy and Brother Richard Cook, CFX of Malden. Also survived by 10 loving grandchildren and many loving nieces...
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John W. Antonelli, Jr.

April 24, 2017

Antonelli, John W. Jr., 67, of Norton formerly of Westwood, died Monday April 24, 2017 at his home following a long illness. He leaves his siblings Lois Howe and her spouse Robert of Taunton, Karen Cook and her spouse Bradford of Kingston and James Antonelli of Norton. Also survived by thirteen nieces and nephews, nine great nieces and nephews, one great grandnephew and his best friend Paul...
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Joseph Clancy

April 22, 2017

Clancy, Joseph Daniel, of Westwood, Massachusetts, 90, passed away on April 22, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his wife of 70 years, Leatrice Joy Clancy. He also leaves his three children and their spouses: Barbara Clancy MacLeod and Stephen of Stoneham, Linda Clancy and Dr. Arthur Gendron of Hopkinton, and Joseph Daniel Clancy, Jr. and Carol of Canton. He was the proud...
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Guy Consoli

April 21, 2017

Consoli, Guy, of Westwood, formerly of Sicily, Italy died April 21, 2017. Beloved husband of Josephine (Casale) Consoli. Loving father of Joseph Consoli and his wife Catherine of Walpole and the late Salvatore Consoli. Devoted grandfather of Veronica Consoli and Simon, Joshua and Zachary Consoli. Brother of John Consoli and his wife Jessica of Melrose and Santo Consoli and his wife Mariella of...
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Mary Elizabeth Lyons

April 17, 2017

Lyons, Mary Elizabeth (White), of Walpole, formerly of Westwood, Mashpee, Cambridge, and Hull died April 17, 2017 with loved ones by her side to help ease her journey. Loving mother of Timothy Lyons of Boulder, CO, Kathleen Lyons Reker and her late husband George of Evansville, IN, Shawn Lyons of Anchorage, AK, Robert Lyons of Portland, OR, Sarah Lyons of Westwood and the late Col. Terence...
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Jeanne A. Clifford

April 16, 2017

Clifford, Jeanne A. (Watson), of Westwood, formerly of Hyde Park died April 16, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Francis E. Clifford. Loving mother of John and Gail Clifford of Wareham, Richard and Anne Clifford of Marstons Mills, Janine and Frank Murphy of Dedham, Julie Clifford and Michael Terry of Westwood, Eileen and Craig Comstock of Marblehead and Stephen...
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Eileen J. O'Shaughnessy

April 1, 2017

O'Shaughnessy, Eileen J. (nee Brock) of Westwood, MA, formerly of Clifton Park, NY passed away peacefully on April 1, 2017 after a long illness. She was born and raised in Bronx, NY to the late James J. and Eileen A. Brock on May 11, 1924. Her family moved to Oradell, NJ where she graduated from Dwight Morrow High School. Eileen was employed by Ingersoll Rand in NYC. Eileen married James H. O...
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Janet Louise Russell

April 1, 2017

Russell, Janet Louise, 95, of Framingham passed away peacefully on the April 1, 2017 at the Tippett Hospice Home in Needham. Beloved daughter of Frederick and Edna Burns of Newton and Brookline. Sister of the late Phyllis Raimondi, Mimi Ingraham, Fred and Donald Burns. Loving wife of the late Francis A. Russell. Devoted mother of Mary Ellen "Bunny" Furlong of Mystic, CT, Francis "Russ" Russell...
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Gloria Alicia White

September 14, 1929 - March 23, 2017

Gloria Alicia Oates was born on September 14, 1929 in Paducah, Kentucky to Henry V. Oates and Nannie McCreary. She moved to Saint Louis, Missouri in the 1930s and attended Vashon High School in Saint Louis. During her lifetime she instilled the following values in her children: a hard work ethic, the importance of education, and stressed good citizenship and excellence in endeavors. Gloria...
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Edie P. McCracken

March 18, 2017

McCracken, Edie (Paul), of Westwood, died suddenly on March 18, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Bill McCracken. Loving mother of Janet M. Landry and her husband Michael, the late David Paul McCracken and proud grandmother of Ryan M. and John C. "Jake" Landry all of Westwood. Sister of the late Shirley Graham and the late Fred Paul. Aunt of Linda Marshall of West...
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Rita A. (Flanagan) Keller

March 14, 2017

Keller, Rita A. (Flanagan), of Westwood, died March 14, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Thomas C. Keller. Loving mother of Carol A. Laakso and her husband Allan of Norwood and Kevin M. Keller of Westwood. Devoted grandmother of Matthew and David Laakso. Rita was predeceased by 3 sisters and 2 brothers. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are...
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John F. "Jack" Fahey

March 14, 2017

Fahey, John F. "Jack", of Westwood, died March 14, 2017. Beloved husband of Elaine H. (Jansky) Fahey for 55 years. Loving brother of Mary E. Fahey of Brookline, Nancy Lowre of Roslindale and the late William Fahey. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St.,...
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Don S. Frost

March 11, 2017

Frost, Don S., of Westwood, died peacefully on March 11, 2017 after a courageous battle with leukemia. He was always quick to mention his hometown of Caribou, ME, where he grew up with his parents Royal Henry and Elizabeth Ann Frost, his sister Jane and brother Jeff. He worked to improve the well being of others in the social work and healthcare fields. For 38 years, he kept his beloved wife...
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Raymond F. Balabanis

March 9, 2017

Balabanis, Raymond F., of Westwood, died March 9, 2017 at age 81, surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of the late Carole J. (Seufert) Balabanis. Loving father of Karen Nietzel and her husband Mark of Franklin and Cynthia Barenthaler and her husband Peter of North Attleboro. Adored Papa of Nicole and Andrea Nietzel and Kristen Barenthaler. Brother of Theodore Balabanis of Medway,...
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Alice V. (Dempsey) Hogan

March 6, 2017

Hogan, Alice V. (Dempsey), of Westwood, formerly of Jamaica Plain, died March 6th, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late James R. Hogan. Loving mother of James Jr. and his wife Catherine of Medway, Denis and his wife Cheryl of Franklin, Gerard and his late wife Cynthia of Westwood, Brian and his wife Diane of Melrose and Michael and his wife Susan of Tewksbury....
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March 4, 2017

HOLDEN, Jane M. (McDougall), of Duxbury, formerly of Belmont and Arlington, died March 4th, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Edward P. Holden Jr. Loving mother of Edward P. Holden III and his wife Beth of Stoneham, Mark X. Holden and his wife Loretta of Westwood, Peter J. Holden and his wife Judy of Duxbury and the late Anne Holden and Jane Holden. Devoted grandmother of Meghan Cotter, Philip,...
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Helen F. McLaren

March 1, 2017

McLaren, Helen F. (McMasters), of Westwood, died March 1st 2017. Beloved wife of the late William "Bill" McLaren. Great aunt and godmother of Steven Turner and his wife Gail of Mansfield. Beloved Aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Dear friend for many years of Fred S. Pierce III and his wife Wan Li of Westwood. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and...
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Ann Marie (Clausen) Dorr

February 23, 2017

Dorr, Ann Marie (Clausen), of Westwood and North Falmouth, died February 23rd, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Dr. Andrew D. Dorr, MD for 61 years. Loving mother of Peter Dorr and his wife Diane of North Falmouth, Michael Dorr of Dedham and Andrea Weeman and her husband Darren of Westwood. Devoted grandmother of Sara and Connor Dorr and Andrew and Elizabeth Weeman. Sister...
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William J. McCarthy, Jr.

February 14, 2017

McCarthy, William J Jr., of Westwood, died February 14th, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Lola Frances (Zwicker) McCarthy. Loving father of William and his wife Kelly and their children Matthew and Melanie of Virginia and his daughter Linda and her husband David and their children Zachary and Jessica of Wakefield. Brother of the late Rita O'Neill. Also survived by many loving nieces and...
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Frances (Hatzopoulos) Petrakos

February 11, 2017

Petrakos, Frances (Hatzopoulos), of Westwood, died February 11th, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late James P. Petrakos. Loving mother of Pamela Watson of Rye, NH, Theodore Petrakos and his wife Sarah of Norfolk and Diana Petrakos of San Diego, CA. Devoted grandmother of Alexandria and Hunter Watson and James Petrakos. Sister of the late Joseph Hatzopoulos and the...
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Julia Elisabeth Heiland

March 23, 1993 - February 9, 2017

Julia Elisabeth Heiland, age 23, died on February 9, 2017, at her apartment in New York City. A memorial service will be held in her honor at 11AM on Friday, February 17, 2017, at The Dover Church in Dover, MA. Private graveside services will be held at the Highland Cemetery in Dover where her beloved grandmother "Buggy" is buried. Julia was born in Wiesbaden, Germany on March 23, 1993 to...
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John R. Sloan

February 8, 2017

Sloan, John R., of Westwood, died February 8th, 2017. Beloved son of Maxine (Kennedy) Sloan of Westwood and the late John D. Sloan. Former husband of Carol M. (Smith) Sloan. Loving father of Matthew B. Sloan and his wife Rachel F. Paiste of Boston. Brother of Patricia Sloan Hunt and her husband Trey of Mount Vernon, NY and uncle of Carolyn Sloan Hunt of Albany, NY. Services and interment...
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Doris H. (Clough) Waugh

February 8, 2017

Waugh, Doris H. (Clough), of Medfield and Milton, died February 8th, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late James T. Waugh. Loving mother of Maureen L. Alfieri and her husband John of Medfield. Devoted grandmother of Michael Alfieri and his wife Catherine of Walpole and Lauren Alfieri of Medfield. Great grandmother of Chloe and Johnny Alfieri. Sister of the late Louise O...
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Julie Louise Riley

February 6, 2017

RILEY, Julie Louise, of Westwood, died February 6th, 2017. Beloved daughter of Patricia A. (Buchanan) Riley of Westwood and the late Henry C. Riley. Loving sister of Carolyn Riley of Westwood and Lauren Riley Myrtetus and her husband Jim of Doylestown, PA. Devoted aunt of Jimmy, Sean and Madeline Myrtetus. Also survived by other loving relatives and dear friends. Julie was a graduate of Boston...
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Marie E. (Fortunate) Saari

February 2, 2017

SAARI – Marie E. (Fortunate), formerly of Westwood, died peacefully on February 2nd, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Adolph G. "John" Saari. Loving mother of Ronald Saari and his wife Margaret of Sandwich, Cheryl Pearson and her husband Ronald of Norfolk, Diane Saari of Hudson, Richard Saari and his wife Terry of Maryland and Andrea McMahon and her husband Doug of Norton. Also survived by 7...
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Audrey M. (Emmel) Halkett

February 1, 2017

HALKETT, Audrey M. (Emmel), of Westwood, died February 1st, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved mother of Peter G. Halkett and his wife Ann of Westwood and Paul R. Halkett and his wife Jordana of Seattle, WA. Loving grandmother of Peter and Ann's children: Christine, Stephanie, Amy and Peter J. and Paul and Jordana's children: Audrey and Jacob. Sister of the late Doris McDonald,...
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Barbara A. Currie

February 1, 2017

EAST FALMOUTH - Barbara A. (Jones) Currie, 84, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in Newton, MA. Barbara was born to parents B.J. and Hazel (Gest) Jones on February 21, 1932 in Richmond, Texas. She attended East Chambers High School in Winnie, Texas, where she was on the East Chambers Buccaneers basketball team that won the 1947 High School Girls Basketball League of Texas championship...
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Robert G. West

January 25, 2017

WEST, Robert G., of Westwood, formerly of Roslindale and West Roxbury, died January 25th, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved wife of Sheila T. (Green) West for 53 years. Loving father of Maureen Shepperson and her husband Scott of Attleboro, Denise Cullen and her husband Bill of Westford and Kelly West of North Attleboro. Devoted "Papa" of Melissa Shepperson and her fiancé Elijah,...
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Bruce Emerson Smith

February 3, 1959 - January 21, 2017

SMITH, Bruce Emerson , beloved family member, friend, and longtime resident of Westwood and Norwood, MA died peacefully on January 21, 2017. Beloved son of the late Barton P. Smith, M.D. and Jane (Campbell) Smith, he was born on February 3, 1959 in Boston, MA. Bruce was the loving brother of Heather S. Collins of Hingham, Holly L. Smith of Wakefield, RI, Martha B. McManamy of Newburyport,...
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Mary Doherty

January 19, 2017

DOHERTY, Mary K. (McCabe), age 97, of Westwood, formerly of Charlestown, died on January 19th, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late John P. Doherty. Loving mother of Charles V. Doherty and his wife Patricia of Wakefield and Diane M. O'Brien and her husband Edward of Westwood. Devoted grandmother of Karen Stickney and her husband James of Wakefield, Brian Doherty of...
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Richard T. Moore

January 9, 2017

MOORE, Richard T., age 74, of Norton, formerly of Westwood, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on January 9, 2017. Beloved husband of Louise (O'Brien) Moore for 44 years. Loving father of Emily Dixon and her husband Kevin of Franklin, Brian Moore and his wife Alexa of Needham, Kevin Moore and his wife Zoe of Stoneham and Patrick Moore of Quincy. Devoted grandfather of Matthew,...
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Marilyn V. (Clarke) Hardiman

April 7, 1942 - January 4, 2017

HARDIMAN, Marilyn V. (Clarke), age 74, of Westwood and Falmouth, died January 4, 2017. Beloved wife of Paul F. Hardiman for 51 years. Marilyn was the daughter of the late Thomas and Marion (McKenna) Clarke. In addition to her husband, Marilyn is survived by her children Paul Hardiman Jr. of Medfield, Amy Lyons and her husband Tom of Westwood and Brian Hardiman and his wife Brittany of...
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Colin J. Davey

December 25, 2016

DAVEY, Colin J., of Westwood, died December 25th, 2016. Beloved son of Kathleen L. (Paganetti) Davey of Westwood and her late husband Peter. Loving brother of Sean Davey and his wife Ashley of Franklin and Meghan Davey and her partner Jason Zilch of Foxboro. Devoted grandson of Ellen (Craig) Davey of Westwood and her late husband John P. Davey and Jacqueline (Stack) Paganetti of Burlington and...
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Helen (Graham) McGonigle

December 16, 2016

McGONIGLE, Helen (Graham), of Westwood, died December 16, 2016. Beloved wife of J. Ralph McGonigle for 54 years. Loving mother of Lisa Savilia and her husband John of Norwood and Gregory McGonigle of Medford. Devoted grandmother of Ryan and Meghan Savilia. Sister of Patricia Kelley and loving aunt of Oliver Kelley, Katherine Whalley, Pamela Kelley, Juliann Concannon and Jennifer Drain. ...
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Virginia "Ginger" (McNeil) McGaffigan

December 14, 2016

McGaffigan, Virginia "Ginger" (McNeil), 76, of Norwood, formerly of West Roxbury. Passed away after a lengthy illness on December 14, 2016, surrounded by family. Beloved wife and best friend of Patrick "Joe" McGaffigan for 55 years. Loving mother of Joe and Kara McGaffigan of Quincy, Michael McGaffigan of Orlando, FL, Richard and Lisa McGaffigan of Florence, Theresa and John Awiszus of Medford...
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Paul J. Sheehan

December 13, 2016

SHEEHAN, Paul J., of Westwood, died December 13th, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Susan C. (Russo) Sheehan. Loving father of Kathie A. DeGeorge of Westwood, Paul J. Sheehan Jr. of Walpole and the late Karen M. Judge. Devoted grandfather of Cassandra, Ashley, Kelly and Andrew and great grandfather of Sedona. Brother of the late William Sheehan, Hannah Durkin, Rita Egan, Delores Egan, Mary...
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Lawrence J. Curley

December 9, 2016

CURLEY, Lawrence J., of Westwood, formerly of Jamaica Plain, died at home surrounded by his loving family on December 9th, 2016. Beloved husband of Danguole "Helen" (Martyshius) Curley for 50 years. Loving father of Lawrence E. Curley and his partner Jennifer Gregoris of CA, David L. Curley of New York, Ann Marie Curley of Westwood and Daniel J. Curley of Waltham. Brother of Kathleen Condon of...
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Lawrence Clancy

December 6, 2016

CLANCY, Lawrence, of Westwood, formerly of Roslindale, died at home, surrounded by his loving family, on December 6th, 2016. Beloved husband of Bridie T. (Lydon) Clancy for 48 years. Loving father of Catherine Martin and her husband Jason of Quincy, Karen Barron and her husband Robert of Norwood, Christine Butler and her husband Scott of Quincy and Maureen Derle of Norwood and her fiancé...
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Edith Stearns Trask

December 2016

Edith Stearns Trask (performances under the name of Edith Stearns), age 99, passed away on November 13, 2016 in her home at Foxhill Village in Westwood MA. Born March 4, 1917 in Waltham, MA she had a long and successful career as a concert pianist. A graduate of Boston University, she was faculty and chairman of the piano department for 42 years. Ms. Stearns studied with Alfredo Fondarcaro...
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Judith W. (McEnroe) DORGAN

November 19, 2016

DORGAN, Judith W. (McEnroe), of Dover, passed away at home on November 19, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Before her death at age 81, Judy had battled cancer for years. Beloved wife of Richard W. Dorgan for more than 51 years and loving mother of seven children: Ellen Dorgan Elia of Woodbine, MD; Elizabeth "Lisa" Dorgan McHugh of Dedham; Mark Dorgan of Bristol, RI; Gregory Dorgan of New...
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Christina (Garufo) Auclair

November 15, 2016

AUCLAIR, Christina (Garufo), of Taunton, formerly of Ft. Myers, FL; Died November 15th, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Roland A. Auclair. Loving mother of Roland G. Auclair of FL and Karalyn R. Auclair of Taunton. Devoted grandmother of Nicole, Danielle and Christina and great grandmother of Ryan and Amanda. Sister of Carmella Hunt and the late Josephine Signorino, Mary Pettipas and Benedict...
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Leo D. "Dan" Topjian, Jr.

October 22, 2016

TOPJIAN, Leo D. Jr. "Dan", Of Westwood, died suddenly on October 22 at the age of 52. He was the dear and beloved son of Leo D. Topjian and Mary O.(Mooradian) Topjian, brother of Lauren Wilson, uncle of her three sons, Brad, Sean and Craig of Walpole, MA; brother of Gregory Topjian and brother in law of Greg's wife Paula and uncle of their two sons Alex and Jordon of Mansfield, MA.; nephew of his...
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Selma Conner

October 14, 2016

CONNER, Selma (Rossmassler), age 94, of Chadds Ford, PA, passed away peacefully on Friday October 14, 2016 in Newton, MA. Born in White Plains, New York, she was the daughter of Marjory and Edward Rossmassler. She attended Bryn Mawr College graduating in Physics. She worked as a lab technician and a librarian. She was a devoted mother and wife of the late Willard Conner. She was loved by all who...
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Eileen A. (O'Flaherty) Bero

October 13, 2016

BERO, Eileen A. (O'Flaherty), of Westwood, died October 13th, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Dr. George L. Bero. Loving mother of Deborah Bero and her husband Osler Peterson of Medfield, Sheila Thornton and her husband John of California, Cynthia Bero and her husband Shawn Farrell of Medfield, Susan Perry and her husband Francis of Medfield, G. Lawrence Bero Jr...
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Paul A. Powell, Sr.

October 11, 2016

Paul A. Powell Sr., 83, of Westwood, passed peacefully, October 11, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Alice Mae (Hand) Powell for 58 years. Loving father of Paul A., Jr. and Lisa of Westwood, David E. and his wife Nancy of Bedford, Robert W. and his wife Carolyn of Westwood and Andrew H. and his wife Collette of Mount Pleasant, SC. Adored "Pops" to 9 grandchildren and 1...
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Herbert A. "Herb" Peterson

October 9, 2016

PETERSON, Herbert A. "Herb", 79, of Westwood, formerly of South Boston, died October 9, 2016. Beloved husband of Joanne M. (Calabro) Peterson for 55 years. Loving father of David A. Peterson and his wife Moira of Wrentham, Christopher A. Peterson and his wife Laura of Franklin and Joanne M. Farrand and her husband Marc of Wrentham. Devoted grandfather of Matthew, Sean, Brandon, Cameron and...
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Jeanne M. (Magner) Flaman

October 7, 2016

FLAMAN – Jeanne M. (Magner), of Westwood, passed away at age 89 on October 7th, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Ferdinand C. "Ferny" Flaman for 65 years. Devoted mother of the late Terrance E. Flaman married to Cheryl (Sullivan) of Walpole, Laura M. (Flaman) Fletcher married to David of Barrington, RI and Ferny K. Flaman married to Bonnie (Brock) of Walpole. Loving grandmother of Kelly D. ...
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Andrew Wilson "Wil" Howitt

September 2016

HOWITT, Andrew Wilson "Wil", aged 56, passed away unexpectedly in early September at his home in Cambridge, MA. He was the son of Andrew J. and, the late, Jane Howitt of Westwood. In addition to his father he is survived by his sister, Cynthia Sellers and her husband, Will of East Falmouth, and his brother, David of Everett, Washington, as well as several loving Aunts and Uncles and many...
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Kathleen Mitchell

September 30, 2016

MITCHELL, Kathleen, of Worcester, died unexpectedly on Friday September 30, 2016. Katie was a dearly loved member of a large extended family who will miss her greatly. Her potential was as boundless as her love for her three daughters who were the most important thing in the world to her. She is remembered for her generosity, her sense of humor, and for continually striving to create a better...
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Christopher P. Wright

September 25, 2016

WRIGHT, Christopher P., of Sharon, formerly of Woburn, died in the comfort of his home on September 25th, 2016. Loving husband of Eileen M. (Turner) Wright for 28 years. Beloved son-in-law of Mary Turner of Westwood and brother-in-law of Arthur Turner of Westwood and Jean Sarno and her husband Tom and their daughter Casey of Foxborough. Brother of Marie Engberg and her husband Bjorn of NH and...
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Joseph F. "Joe" Beausang

September 21, 2016

BEAUSANG, Joseph F. "Joe", of Westwood, died at home on September 21st, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Barbara A. (Papasedero) Beausang. Loving father of Jay Beausang and his wife Lee Anne of Norfolk and Lisa Sawin and her husband Gary of Dover. Devoted grandfather of Jay and Lindsay Sawin. Brother of Myra Beausang of Hyde Park and the late Louise,...
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Timothy J. Cusick

September 20, 2016

CUSICK, Timothy J., of Westwood, MA passed away at Beth Israel Hospital on Tuesday September 20th, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of 68. He is survived by his wife Nona; son Sean and daughter-in-law Sarah; son Ryan and fiancée Sherrie Mersdorf; grandchildren Emma and Caroline; Brother Mike and sister-in-law Barbara. He is predeceased by his brothers Bart and Chris. Tim was born on...
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Andrew Wilson "Wil" Howitt

September 2016

HOWITT, Andrew Wilson "Wil", aged 56, passed away unexpectedly in early September at his home in Cambridge, MA. He is survived by his father, Andrew J. Howitt of Westwood, his sister, Cynthia Sellers and her husband Will, of East Falmouth, and his brother, David of Everett, WA. He is preceded in death by his mother, Jane Howitt. A memorial service will be celebrated and announced at a...
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Marjorie Rost Dehls

October 24, 1928 - September 3, 2016

DEHLS, Marjorie (Rost), 87, of Westwood, MA, died on September 3, 2016, in Westwood, MA. Born on October 24, 1928, in Westfield, New Jersey, she was the daughter of Elsie Christophers Rost and Henry Lewis Rost. Marj graduated from Westfield High School and attended Connecticut College. She was married to James (Jim) McIntosh, until his death in 1954. They had one son and a daughter. In 1958, she...
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Justin Guidi

September 3, 2016

GUIDI, Justin J., Sr. of Punta Gorda, FL formerly of Westwood and Weston, died September 3rd, 2016. Beloved husband of Ann Marcelle and the late Maureen (O'Hart) Guidi. Loving father to the late John N. Guidi and his wife Allison of Bar Harbor, ME; Sharon and George Kretschmar of Upper Saint Clair, PA; Kathryn Guidi of Plymouth; the late Justin J. Guidi, Jr.; and Barbara Guidi Kohler of Concord....
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Jean (Bobinsky) MacSwain

August 24, 2016

MacSWAIN, Jean (Bobinsky), of St. Augustine, FL, died at home on Wed. Aug. 24, 2016 at age 72. Jean is survived by her husband Bob. She is preceded in death by her son Brian and her parents, Sis and George Bobinsky. She is also survived by her sister Katy Phaneuf and her husband Ralph of Canton, MA. Jean is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Born in...
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Rosine (Kauffmann) Green

August 24, 2016

GREEN, Rosine (Kauffmann), of Westwood, passed away on August 24, 2016. She was born on November 27th, 1927 to Jeanne Tardivel and Gaston Kauffmann. She grew up in Paris and was enrolled in a private school for girls when the German occupation descended on France. Rosine was forced to leave school and was tutored at home while her father escaped and remained in hiding till 1944. During the...
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Frederick J. Pruyn

August 24, 2016

PRUYN, Dr. Frederick J. of Islington, died Aug. 24th 2016. Beloved husband of the late Emily (Piersa) Pruyn. Beloved uncle of John Korzec and his wife Lisa of Braintree, Joan Korzec-Brown and her husband Kenneth Brown of Hopkinton, Debra Korzec, Rafael Ramirez and Paul Gurspan, all of Boston, Marlene Piaseczny, Thad Piaseczny and his wife Marilyn, Mark Piaseczny and Jeanette Davila, Donna Mae...
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Fred T. Willett

August 20, 2016

WILLETT, Fred T., of Westwood, died August 20th, 2016. Beloved husband of Patricia M. (Kerr) Willett for 59 years. Loving father of Fred Jr. and his wife Sonja of Burnt Hills, NY, Stephen and his wife Vera of Norwood, Christopher and his wife Kimberly of West Yarmouth and Gregory and his wife Carol of Wakefield. Devoted grandfather of Luke, Eli, Tony, Teddy, Patrick, Katherine and Sean....
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Gary R. MAUS

August 17, 2016

MAUS, Gary R., of Norwood and Westwood, passed away peacefully on August 17th, 2016. Beloved son of the late Richard and Pauline E. (Just) Maus. Loving brother of Marcia Drummey and her husband Brian of Heath, MA, Paula Maus and Dana Maus both of Norwood and Blaine Maus of Walpole. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins. Gary was a longtime coach and...
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Josephine J. "Josie" (Manocchio) McCusker

August 15, 2016

McCUSKER, Josephine J. "Josie" (Manocchio) August 15th. Survived by her husband Thomas P. McCusker Jr.; her brother Alex Manocchio and his wife Pauline of Franklin; her children, Joseph McCusker and his wife Missy of Pomfret, CT; Julie Krumsiek and her husband David of Westwood; Amy McCusker Pruitt and her husband Chad of Sausalito, CA; Thomas P. McCusker III of Roslindale; and Ellen McCusker...
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Kathryn T. (White) Meaney

August 12, 2016

MEANEY – Kathryn T. (White), of Newton, formerly of Westwood, died August 12th, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Thomas P. Meaney. Loving mother of Karen M. Tobin and her husband Jack of Newton, Theresa "Terri" Meaney – Young and her husband Steve of Plymouth and the late Tommy Meaney. Devoted grandmother of Kristen Birnbaum and her husband Jeff of Needham, Michael Tobin and his wife Trish of...
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Jack A. Jardin

August 10, 2016

JARDIN – Jack A., of Westwood, passed away on August 10th, 2016. Beloved son of John F. and Doreen C. (Wong) Jardin of Westwood. Loving brother of Isabelle D. Jardin of Westwood. Devoted grandson of Maria Jardin of Stoughton and the late Anthony Jardin and the late David and Doris Wong. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. Jack's life was full of hope...
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Rita O'Brien Nuzzolo

August 2, 2016

O'BRIEN NUZZOLO, Rita (Cuddy), formally of Roslindale, Norwood, and Westwood died peacefully on August 2, 2016 after a long illness. She is predeceased by her parents, William and Mary Cuddy; her husbands William O'Brien and Frances Nuzzolo. She is also predeceased by her brothers, William, John and Robert Cuddy. She is survived by her beloved sister, Connie, and her husband George Boudreau...
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Joseph V. Kremer

July 31, 2016

KREMER – Joseph V., of Westwood, passed away on July 31, 2016 at the Stanley R. Tippet Hospice Home in Needham with family at his side. Born in West Roxbury, MA on March 15, 1930 to Paul and Margaritte Kremer. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor Edna (Vogt) Kremer. Loving father of Mary Jo Tartaglia and husband Robert of Wrentham, Christa Hashim and husband Iskandar Hashim of Kuala...
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Pauline Imbornone

July 30, 2016

IMBORNONE – Pauline A. (McLaughlin), Of Westwood. Always with a smile on her face Pauline lost her 5 year battle to ovarian cancer on July 30, 2016. Beloved wife of Elio and devoted mother and mother in law to Tammy and Ed McGowan of Westwood, Sandra and Tony Castaldini of Westwood, Elio Jr. and Jessica Imbornone of Walpole and Margo and Michael Dornisch of Walpole. Beloved Grammy to Antonio...
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Nancy (Higgins) Storey

July 22, 2016

STOREY – Nancy (Higgins), 73, long-time resident of Dover, MA, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2016 after a two and a half year battle with cancer. Born in Syracuse, NY on August 1, 1942, daughter of Sigrid Irene (Virta) Higgins and Thomas Wentworth Higgins, Nancy attended The Convent School, Syracuse, NY (1960) and later graduated from Manhattanville College (1964). Upon graduation she...
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