Our Obituaries

Colleen M. Trainor

October 29, 1927 - February 17, 2017

TRAINOR, Colleen (Browne) of Walpole, formerly of Westwood, passed away on Friday February 17, 2017, at the age of 89. She was born in Chicago, IL, daughter of the late George E. Browne and Margaret (Nicholson) Browne. She attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and later in life obtained an Associate degree from Norwalk Community College. She was the beloved wife of the late...
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Catherine L. Pope

October 14, 1935 - February 17, 2017

POPE, Catherine L. (Bachofner), 81 of Norwood, Friday February 17. Daughter of the late Frederick M. and Catherine (Madden) Bachofner. Beloved mother of Frederick Pope and his wife Krisan of Norton, and Laura Roberts and her husband Michael of Attleboro. Loving grandmother of Ashley Roberts, and Trevor and Caroline Pope. Sister of the late Frederick M. Bachofner and his surviving wife Alicia...
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Florence Muldoon

January 5, 1928 - February 15, 2017

MULDOON, Florence C. 89, of Norwood, Wednesday February 15. Daughter of the late Patrick and Irene (Cawley) Muldoon. Sister of Irene Diahill of Venice FL, Mary Gaughan of N. Dartmouth, and the late Patricia Travers. Aunt of Michael Travers, Kathi Gaughan, Richard Gaughan and his wife Janice, Patrick Gaughan and his wife Valerie, and Fr. Thomas Gaughan. Great Aunt of PJ, Justin and Colin...
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Robert B. Woodland

November 18, 1936 - February 14, 2017

As per Mr. Woodland's wishes, services will be private.
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Catherine L. Galley

November 21, 1921 - February 13, 2017

GALLEY, Catherine Louise (Manning), 95, of Norwood, formerly of Walpole and Dorchester, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2017. Raised and educated in Dorchester, she was a graduate of Dorchester High School, class of 1938. Daughter of the late John and Helen Manning; beloved wife of the late William J. Galley; loving mother of Stephen Galley of CA, Mark Galley of NJ, and the late...
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Antanette C. Notarangelo

December 5, 1926 - February 11, 2017

NOTARANGELO, Antanette C. 90, lifelong resident of Norwood, Saturday February 11. Daughter of the late Lorenzo and Celeste (Poce) Notarangelo. Dear sister of the late Donata Magnani, Caroline Bullock, Mary Angellis, Joan Purpura, and Michael Notarangelo. Beloved aunt of many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and nephews, and great-grand nieces and nephews. Antanette was a 1944 graduate of Norwood...
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Viola M. Cattafe

March 2, 1930 - February 9, 2017

CATTAFE, Viola "Vye" (Persechino) 86, of Norwood, Thursday February 9. Daughter of the late Natalino and Maria (DiVincenzo) Persechino. Beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Cattafe Sr. Devoted mother of Joseph S. Cattafe, Jr. and his wife Colleen of NJ, and Michael Cattafe and his wife, Diana of Concord. Loving grandmother of Connor, Brian, Anna and Isabela Cattafe. Dear sister of Joseph...
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Maureen E. Adams

April 25, 1960 - February 4, 2017

Maureen Clancy Adams, age 56, died on February 4, 2017. A resident of Walpole, she was born in South Weymouth on April 25, 1960, and grew up on Cape Cod. Maureen was the oldest daughter of James A. Clancy of Centerville and the late Mary Adams Clancy. Maureen graduated in 1978 from Barnstable High School. She attended Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable and Bentley University in...
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Cheryl T. Beauford

October 19, 1948 - February 2, 2017

BEAUFORD, Cheryl T. (Sparks) of Norwood, formerly of Marietta, GA, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2017 following a long illness. Beloved daughter of Harold and Rita (Melanson) Sparks of E. Falmouth; loving wife of the late Ronald Beauford; devoted sister of Gary Sparks and his wife Betty of Norwood; cherished aunt of Sean Sparks and his wife Amy of Norfolk and Scott Sparks and his wife...
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Marie G. O'Donnell

October 4, 1926 - February 2, 2017

O'DONNELL, Marie G. (Gulla) 90, of Norwood, Thursday February 2. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. O'Donnell. Mother of Anne M. Houle and her husband John of FL, Brian F. O'Donnell and his wife Julie of North Reading and the late Paul O'Donnell and his surviving wife Linda P. O'Donnell of NH. Grandmother of Brian Houle of Hingham, John Houle of VA, Conor O'Donnell of NH, Robert, Margaret, and...
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Clara R. Shelton

August 19, 1927 - January 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Lillian E. Gustafson

December 30, 1924 - January 20, 2017

GUSTAFSON, Lillan E. (Johnson), lifelong resident of Norwood, in her 93rd year, Friday, January 20. Beloved daughter of the late Erik and Ellen (Bamberg) Johnson. Devoted mother of Elaine of Walpole. Grandmother of Adam Fallon. Great-grandmother of Brody and Cameron Fallon. Sister of the late Harold, Edward, and Herbert Johnson, and Beatrice Masterson. Also survived by many nieces, nephews,...
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Matthew P. Folan

March 13, 1920 - January 20, 2017

FOLAN, Matthew P., lifelong resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2017 at age 96. Born in Norwood, he was the son of the late Peter and Nora (O'Toole) Folan. Matt was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II as a forward observer with the 26th Infantry Yankee Division. He co-owned and operated the High Street Market in Westwood and Shurfine Market in Norwood for many...
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Agnes T. Bosco

November 23, 1942 - January 19, 2017

BOSCO, Agnes Theresa (Garrison) of Walpole, formerly of Norwood, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2017 at age 74. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Bridget (Ensko) Garrison. Agnes worked for Polaroid in Norwood for many years. Beloved mother of Theresa Bosco of Greenville, CA, Richard Bosco and his wife Stacy of Reno, NV, and Anthony Bosco of Reno, NV. Dear...
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Lenora M. Crimmins

April 16, 1944 - January 16, 2017

CRIMMINS, Lenora M. "Lennie" (Lull) 72, of Norwood, Monday January 16, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John "Jack" Crimmins. Loving mother of Jacquelyn Disharoon of Norwood, John J. Crimmins III and his wife Ana of Riverside RI, and the late Brenda L. Crimmins. Grandmother of Elizabeth Downing, Kaylee Crimmins, Jack Disharoon, and Joey and Josh Sousa. Great-grandmother of Tyler Downing. ...
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Edward J. Lopez

August 29, 1923 - January 12, 2017

LOPEZ, Edward J. "Ed" 93 of Norwood and formerly of Newton for over 85 years, Thursday January 12. Son of the late Stephen and Rose (Iacono) Lopez. Beloved husband of 49 years of the late Catherine E. (Larkin) Lopez. Devoted father of Edward J. Lopez Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Fairfield NJ, James G. Lopez and his wife Karen of Norwood, Rosemarie L. Meehan and her husband Ronald of Norwood,...
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Dennis E. Drapeau

February 25, 1961 - January 9, 2017

Dennis Drapeau lost his battle with Parkinson's Disease on Monday January 9th at his home in Norwood after a long and painful battle with Parkinson's and Diabetes. He was 55 years young. He is survived by his brother Robert of Hong Kong and Robert's wife Jocelyn of Malaysia, and their two children; Mei Xi Drapeau 14, and Jonathan Drapeau 16. Dennis was born on February 25th, 1961 to...
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Milton Conrad Schmidt

March 5, 1918 - January 4, 2017

SCHMIDT, Milton Conrad "Milt", retired player, coach and general manager of the Boston Bruins, of Westwood, formerly of Needham and Dover, passed away on January 4, 2017 at age 98. Beloved husband of 53 years to the late Marie (Petersen) Schmidt, whom passed away in 1999. Loving father of Nancy Marie Sommer and her husband George of New Smyrna Beach, FL and Milton Conrad Schmidt, Jr. and his...
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John W. Hayes

November 8, 1950 - December 24, 2016

HAYES, John W. of Quincy, formerly of Norwood, passed away unexpectedly on December 24, 2016 at age 66.Born in Norwood, John was a graduate of Norwood High School, class of 1969. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 25 years of service and was an avid fan of all New England sports. Beloved son of the late John P. and Mary D. (White) Hayes; loving brother of Dorothy Fontana and her...
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Sandra J. Callahan

December 8, 1946 - December 22, 2016

CALLAHAN, Sandra J. (Nelson), longtime Norwood resident, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2016. Sandra's passion was her family. Spending time with her grandchildren brought her tremendous joy. She also enjoyed time in Cape Cod and the coast of Maine. Sandra's favorite place to be was on her front porch beside her husband. Beloved wife of Richard P. Callahan; loving mother of...
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Fred H. Verbeck

December 10, 1929 - December 20, 2016

Interment will be held in the Spring in the Massachusetts National Cemetery at a date and time to be announced.
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Paul J. Abely

November 2, 1938 - December 16, 2016

ABELY, Paul J. Sr., 78 of Norwood, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Friday, December 16, 2016. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. As well as brother, uncle and friend to many. Paul was a lifelong resident of Norwood. The son of the late Joseph and Helena (Woodburn) Abely, he was the brother of Joseph and his wife Ann, the late Richard...
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Mary Glynn

October 12, 1923 - December 13, 2016

GLYNN, Mary (Kelleher) 93, of San Diego CA and formerly of Norwood, Tuesday December 13. Daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Margaret (Lunney) Kelleher. Beloved wife of 54 years of the late John Glynn. Devoted mother of Paul Glynn and his wife Debbie of Walpole, John Glynn of Burlington, Kevin Glynn and his wife Valerie of Middleborough, Mary Ann Glynn of San Diego CA, and Eileen Glynn and...
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Thomas E. Folan

March 10, 1936 - December 11, 2016

Thomas E. "Duke" Folan died Sunday December 11, he was 80 years old. A lifelong Norwood resident, Duke was born March 10th 1936 at Norwood Hospital, attended St. Catherine's and Norwood High School, graduating in 1954. Duke served honorably in the United States Air Force, spending most of his time as a crew member on B-52s. Duke was the longtime owner of the Norwood institution known as...
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Violet Summers Foster

August 25, 1930 - December 11, 2016

Violet Summers Foster, of Walpole, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Arthur W. Foster, Jr. Loving mother of Katrina Joseph and her husband Casper of Walpole, Kwah Waadabi of Portland, OR and Allison Foster of Titusville, FL. Cherished grandmother of Kirsten Joseph, Casper Joseph III, Aiyanna Foster, Oshinnah Foster, Michael Donaldson, Christopher Joseph,...
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Francis Manus Fullerton

June 24, 1929 - December 8, 2016

FULLERTON, Francis Manus "Frank" 87, of Norwood, Thursday December 8. Son of the late William and Mary (Doherty) Fullerton. Beloved husband of 63 years of Rosemary (Mooney) Fullerton. Devoted father of Linda Boyer and her husband Raymond of Bellingham, Stephen Fullerton of Portsmouth RI, Lisa Fullerton O'Brien and her husband Kevin of Sudbury, and John Fullerton and his wife Nancy of Mansfield...
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Shirley Marie Ghostlaw

August 31, 1935 - December 5, 2016

GHOSTLAW, Shirley Marie (Sprague) 81 of Norwood, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on Monday December 5. Born in Hyde Park, she was a daughter of the late Robert Sprague who was born in Maine, and Margaret (Kelly) Sprague who was born in Brideswell, Roscommon Ireland. She was the beloved wife of 56 years of Ernest W. Ghostlaw. Devoted mother of Glenn Ghostlaw and his...
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Geraldine Flynn

June 18, 1919 - December 3, 2016

FLYNN, Geraldine (Pickard) 97 of Norwood and Seabrook Beach NH, died at home Saturday, December 3 in the care of her family. Born in Seabrook Beach, NH and raised in Newton Centre, she was a daughter of the late Greenleaf Whittier and Helen (Liston) Pickard. Beloved wife of the late John H. Flynn, Jr. Devoted mother of Christopher Flynn and his wife Nancy of Mansfield, Maura Fabiani and her...
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Carlton P. Cummings, Jr.

September 1, 1944 - November 28, 2016

CUMMINGS, Carlton P. Jr., "Bud", 72 of Norwood, Monday November 28. Loving Son of Orilla (Thibodeau) Cummings of Weymouth and the late Carlton P. Cummings Sr. Beloved husband of 43 years of Ninette (Pantano) Cummings. Devoted father of Carlton P. Cummings III and his wife Faith Lorance of Walpole, and Gina-Marie Cummings and her husband Chris Johnson of Norwood. Adoring grandfather of Acadia...
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Gina A. Wright

February 6, 1928 - November 26, 2016

Gina Amanda (DiDonato) Wright, of Norwood, formerly of Roslindale and the North End of Boston, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2016. She was 88. Mrs. Wright was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Stephen and Maria (Scardella) DiDonato and the beloved wife of the late Arthur Wright. Loving mother of Jean Bennett and her late husband Ray of Stoughton, Arthur Wright and his wife...
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Helen M. Azar

August 21, 1928 - November 21, 2016

Helen (Lotfy) Azar, of Arlington, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge following a brief illness. Formerly of Allston and Medway, she was 88 and the beloved wife of the late George C. Azar. Born in Medway August 21, 1928, she was the daughter of the late George and Sarah (Shamy) Lotfy. After graduating from high school she took a position with Liberty Mutual...
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Louis C. Wilmot

November 13, 1925 - November 21, 2016

WILMOT, Louis C., of Norwood, died November 21, 2016. Mr. Wilmot was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II.Beloved husband of Alice (Barreira) Wilmot; father of Peter Wilmot of Wrentham, Christine Hellberg of Spokane, WA, Diane Wilmot of Quincy, Susan Wilmot of Gardner, KS; step-father of Arthur Tallini of Attleboro. He is also survived by four grandchildren. A private inurnment will be...
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Susan M. Dyer

December 26, 1934 - November 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Doris Bryant

October 4, 1943 - November 17, 2016

BRYANT, Doris (Schofield) 73 of Dedham and formerly of Canton, Thursday November 17. Daughter of the late Lewis A. and Louise (Davenport) Schofield. Devoted mother of Rebecca Bryant and her partner Simon Wheeler of London England, Alan Bryant and his wife Kerri of Walpole, and Andrew "Andy" Bryant and his fiancée Chelsea Calhoun of Philadelphia PA. Loving grandmother of Liam and Alice...
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Wallace M. Jakielaszek

September 5, 1918 - November 17, 2016

JAKIELASZEK, Wallace M. "Jack" of Norwood, and formerly of So. Boston, Roslindale, and Weymouth passed gracefully unto the care of Our Father after 98 years of service Thursday, November 17. Born in Depew, NY he was a son of the late Michael and Katherine (Klutz) Jakielaszek. Jack proudly served his beloved United States of America during WWII with the US ARMY as a Staff Sergeant with the Third...
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Hugo Zore

May 15, 1924 - November 16, 2016

ZORE, Hugo 92 of Roslindale Wednesday November 16. Son of the late Ferdinand and Josefa Zore. Beloved husband of 68 years of Maria (Filopova) Zore. Father of Radica Parker and her husband Robert of Walpole. Grandfather of Natalie Callahan and her husband Michael of Rockland, Elizabeth Kratzer and her husband Robert of Foxboro, and Christine Parker of Walpole. Great-grandfather of Meghan...
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Gretchen L. Kenny

December 17, 1936 - November 10, 2016

KENNY, Gretchen L. (Wylie), longtime Norwood resident, passed away peacefully on November 10, 2016. Gretchen was a graduate of Hyde Park High School class of 1954, Boston State Teachers College class of 1958 and worked for many years for the Norwood Public Schools. Beloved wife of the late William P. Kenny; loving mother of Nora Glynn and her husband Robert of Norwood, Tricia Clifford and her...
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Francis M. Connolly

October 23, 1928 - November 2, 2016

CONNOLLY, Francis M. 88 of Norwood, formerly of Brookline, passed away peacefully at home, on November 2, 2016. Son of the late Michael F. and Mary L. (Gallagher) Connolly. Beloved husband of Mary L. (Quinton) Connolly. Devoted father of Michael F. Connolly of Norwood, Paula G. Glossa and her husband John, and Terrence J. Connolly and his wife Lori all of Walpole, and Brenda E. Usina and her...
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Floyd J. Cormier

September 12, 1921 - October 29, 2016

CORMIER, Floyd J. longtime Norwood resident, formerly of Cotuit, MA, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2016. Born and raised in Gueydan, LA, Floyd was very proud of his Cajun heritage. He was a U.S. Army career veteran, serving in World War II and the Korean War. Beloved husband of Ruth M. (Leahy) Cormier; loving father of Kathleen Curran and her husband Stephen of Wrentham, Mary Hogan...
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Margaret O'Rourke

December 21, 1932 - October 24, 2016

All services are private.Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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John A. Kaiser

January 31, 1943 - October 13, 2016

KAISER, John A., 73 of West Roxbury, Thursday October 13, after a several month long battle with gall bladder cancer. Survived by his loving daughter Victoria Leahy and her husband James, and grandchildren Stephanie, Katherine, and James all of Weymouth. He was the brother of Elizabeth Lescault of Warren RI, and James Kaiser of Norwood, and the uncle of Cheryl and Mark. John was a Vietnam ARMY...
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Eleanor Evdokimoff

August 14, 1919 - October 7, 2016

EVDOKIMOFF, Eleanor (Krugley) 97 of Needham and formerly of Norwood, Friday October 7. Daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Salashinski) Krugley. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas V. Evdokimoff. Devoted mother of Victor Evdokimoff and Eleanor "Ella" DeKoster and her husband Alexander. Sister of Dorothy Lumsden, and the late Vera Wallace, Alexander Krugley, and Muriel Burdette. Loving...
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Marie C. McLaughlin

May 9, 1934 - October 5, 2016

McLAUGHLIN, Marie C. (Campanella) 82 of Plymouth, and formerly of Jamaica Plain, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday October 5. Daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche (Peters) Campanella. Beloved companion of over 20 years of William H. Koutrouba. Devoted mother of John J. McLaughlin Jr. and his wife Mary Kay of Scituate, Dianne M. McLaughlin of Norwood, Annemarie...
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Mark S. Waite

July 7, 1961 - October 3, 2016

Mark S. Waite, longtime Dedham resident, passed away on October 3, 2016. He was 55 years of age. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Monday, October 17th at 10:00am in Highland Cemetery, 320 Winter Street, Norwood. All are welcome.
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Mario A. Iafolla

October 19, 1922 - October 2, 2016

IAFOLLA, Mario A., 93 of Norwood, Sunday October 2. Son of the late Antonio and Catarina (Gallo) Iafolla. Beloved husband of 60 years of the late Lena T. (Lanzoni) Iafolla. Devoted father of Allen Iafolla of No. Attleboro. Brother of the late Henry, Curley, Pat, Nina, and Peter Iafolla, Polly Palson, Theresa Proccacini, and Helen Capone. Brother-in-law of Palma Lucy Iafolla of Holliston, and...
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Christopher T. Flynn

November 5, 1980 - October 2, 2016

FLYNN, Christopher T. "Chris" "Flynny" 35, of Norwood and formerly of Plymouth, Sunday October 2, after a courageous six month battle with colon and liver cancer. Loving Son of Thomas E. and Donna (Sheehan) Flynn of Plymouth. Beloved husband of eight years of Suzanne (Scollins) Flynn. Devoted and loving father of Thomas and Molly Flynn. Brother of Debra Gearon and her husband Brian of...
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George Roy Augenstene

November 24, 1929 - September 29, 2016

AUGENSTENE, George R. Jr. 86 of Norwood, Thursday September 29. Son of the late George and Hazel (Bower) Augenstene. Beloved husband of Elizabeth A. (Hurley) Augenstene. Devoted father of Sandra McDonough of Walpole and her late husband David, Gail Caprarella and her husband Robert of Norfolk, George Augenstene and his wife Brenda of Norwood, and Joanne Mitiguy and her husband Edmund of No....
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Marie T. DeMayo

July 12, 1928 - September 29, 2016

DE MAYO, Marie T. (Golden) 88 of Norwood, Thursday September 29. Daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Burke) Golden. Beloved wife of the late Anthony F. DeMayo. Devoted mother of Jean Marie Shea and her husband Paul of Norton, and Maribeth Keane and her husband John of Attleboro. Loving grandmother of Emma Marie Keane. Sister of Eleanor Winstrom and her husband William of Norwood, and the...
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Jacqueline Wynne

October 25, 1945 - September 26, 2016

Jacqueline Wynne, age 70, of Norwood died peacefully in her home on Monday September 26. She was a daughter of the late John and Mary (McDermott) Wynne. Jackie was a graduate of Ursuline Academy and Suffolk University. For several years she taught at South Boston High School and Boston Business School. The remainder of her work life was as Assistant Town Treasurer of the Town of Norwood. She...
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Miriam B. Willis

February 27, 1923 - September 24, 2016

WILLIS, Miriam (Bell), 93 Of Norwood, Saturday September 24. Beloved wife of the late David Sumner Willis. Devoted mother of Daniel S. Willis of Norwood and his late wife Mary Ellen. Cherished grandmother of Christopher S. Willis of Winthrop, and Timothy J. Willis and his wife Martha of Dorchester. Loving great-grandmother of Joshua S., Maizy C., Ryan P., and Matthew J. Willis. Also survived...
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Mary M. Howley

October 29, 1941 - September 24, 2016

HOWLEY, Mary Margaret (Curran), 74 of Norwood, Saturday September 24. Daughter of the late Vincent T. and Mary M. (Lyons) Curran. Beloved wife of 47 years of John H. Howley Sr. Devoted mother of Mary Preston and her fiancée Steven Foley of Wareham, and John H. Howley Jr. and his wife Isa of Dedham. Loving grandmother of James, Colleen, and Bridget Preston, and Evan and Naomi Howley. ...
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Charles Stephen McNamee

November 27, 1937 - September 23, 2016

McNamee, Charles S., 78 yrs., of Scituate MA; formerly of Norwood, MA. Charles S. McNamee, retired teacher, former monk, beloved father and grandfather, and dear friend to many, died on September 23, 2016 at his home in Scituate with his children by his side, following a lengthy illness. Charlie - known as Bing to older friends and family and as Mr. Mac to legion of students and colleagues -...
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Jennie Patricia Ippoliti

August 19, 1925 - September 22, 2016

IPPOLITI, Jennie Patricia (Palmerini) 91, died peacefully on September 22, 2016 at the St. Raphael's Campus in New Haven CT. She was the beloved wife of the late Renzo A. Ippoliti. She was born in Norwood, MA on August 19, 1925, daughter of the late Henry P. and Mary (Falcone) Palmerini. She lived in Norwood for the greater part of her life, but for the last 7 years she lived with her devoted...
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Minyui Hsin

March 29, 1925 - September 20, 2016

HSIN, Minyui (Lu), 91 of Sharon, Tuesday September 20. Funeral Saturday September 24 in the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St. (Rt. 1A) NORWOOD at 10:30 AM. Interment Private.
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William M. Griffin

January 26, 1935 - September 17, 2016

GRIFFIN, William M., longtime resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2016. He was 81. Born in Springfield, MA, he was the son of the late John F. and Helen (Kenney) Griffin and the beloved husband of Carolyn L. (Martin) Griffin. Mr. Griffin served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Bill was born in Springfield and also lived in Cambridge and Revere during his...
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Louise M. Messitt

April 10, 1922 - September 15, 2016

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Sally E. Bernard

April 17, 1928 - September 15, 2016

BERNARD, Sally E (Dunnigan) 88, of Needham and formerly of Norwood, passed peacefully Thursday September 15. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Sally, the daughter of the late William J. and Olive (Tousignant) Dunnigan. Beloved wife of Robert E. Bernard. Devoted Mother of Tracy Burns and her husband Loren of Seattle WA, Timothy Bernard and his wife Mindy of Needham, Jeffrey Bernard of Manchester NH,...
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Marion E. Seaman Bufton

May 5, 1917 - September 7, 2016

BUFTON, Marion (Maguire) Seaman 99, of Norwood, Wednesday September 7. Born and raised in Norwood, she was a daughter of the late George & Sabina (Lydon) Maguire. Graduate of Norwood HS and Katherine Gibbs School. She was the wife of the late Robert Seaman, and Duglas Bufton of White Plains, NY. Beloved mother of Marilyn Lalla and her husband Donald of White Plains NY, Marcia Ellis of...
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Patricia Mak

February 20, 1968 - September 5, 2016

MAK, Patricia of Hyde Park, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving family. Patty worked as an advertising sales representative for the Boston Globe for over 20 years, more recently for Gatehouse Media. She also worked for Marriott as an event planner for many years.Beloved daughter of Pearl (Wu) Mak of Hyde Park and the late Kee Shing Mak; loving wife of...
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John E. Allison

October 14, 1934 - September 1, 2016

ALLISON, John Edward 81, of Norwood and formerly of East Boston, Thursday September 1. Son of the late John and Jessica (Smith) Quinn. Beloved husband of the late Marion Armstrong. Brother of James Allison of Peabody, Rose Avolio of Port St. Lucie FL, and the late George and William Allison, and Mary Sypek. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Graveside service Wednesday September 7 at...
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John E. Houston

August 5, 1960 - September 1, 2016

HOUSTON, John E., Sr., of Norwood, passed away on September 1, 2016. He was 56. Beloved son of Alice (Clark) Houston of Norwood and the late Joseph Houston; loving father of Bryanna Houston Lydon and her husband Joe of Norwood, John E. Houston, Jr. and his wife Jackie of Canton, Nicolas Houston and his partner Jenna Graves of Norwood, Lyndsey Alyn and her wife Sam of Lynn and Heather Foley of...
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Perikli Prifti

July 22, 1934 - September 1, 2016

PRIFTI, Perikli 82 of Norwood, Thursday September 1. Son of the late Naun and Dhoksi Prifti. Beloved husband of Polikseni (Xhimitiku) Prifti. Devoted father of Suzana Beqari and her husband Shkelqim of Norwood, Kozeta Prifti and her husband Carlo Zannetti of Italy, and Brizida Koci and her husband Florian of Lincoln RI. Loving grandfather of Jorind Beqari, Ludovico and Gulio Carlo Zannetti,...
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Nicholas R. Tessitore

December 22, 1931 - August 28, 2016

TESSITORE, Nicholas R., 84 of Norwood, Sunday August 28, 2016. Mr. Tessitore was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in Korea and following his honorable discharge, he continued a career with the Navy for many years. Beloved husband for 62 years of the late Anna M. (Barsotti) Tessitore. Devoted father of Nicholas R. Tessitore and his wife Patricia of Norton, and Deborah A. McManus of Norwood. ...
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Marian Edith Welker

January 11, 1929 - August 24, 2016

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Mary C. Steeves

October 7, 1923 - August 19, 2016

STEEVES, Mary C. (Carroll) of West Roxbury, formerly of Jamaica Plain, Needham and Harwich, passed away peacefully on August 19, 2016. Mary was the daughter of the late Patrick and Beatrice (McHugh) Carroll and the beloved wife of the late Edward Alden Steeves; loving mother of Marie Moynihan and her late husband Roger V. of Canton, Edward J. Steeves of Houston, TX, John D. Steeves of Mountain...
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John Francis Bilodeau

September 26, 1937 - August 17, 2016

BILODEAU, John F. "Jack" Sr. 78, of Norwood, and formerly of West Roxbury, retired Boston Police Officer for 40 years, Wednesday August 17. Son of the late Alan and Marion (Flynn) Bilodeau. Beloved husband for 57 years of Lucy A. (Berardi) Bilodeau. Devoted father of John F. Bilodeau Jr. and his wife Jane, and Danielle McCarthy and her husband James all of Walpole, and Joseph Bilodeau and his...
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John Lawrence Mogan

April 18, 1947 - August 14, 2016

MOGAN, John Lawrence III, 69 of Norwood Sunday August 14. Loving son of the late John L. Mogan II, and Regina (Cleary). Beloved husband for 35 years of Linda (Ericksen) Mogan. Devoted father of Janet L. Mogan of Norwood. Brother in-law of Nancy Taverna of Framingham and her late husband Robert C. Taverna, and the late John R. Ericksen. Uncle of Michael Taverna of Framingham, and also...
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Margaret A. Roach

December 11, 1941 - August 9, 2016

ROACH, Margaret A. "Peggy" (Pennie), of Bellingham, former longtime resident of Norwood, passed away at home on August 9, 2016. Beloved daughter of the late Paul E. and Helen T. (Cahill) Pennie; loving mother of Walter D. Roach, III of Bellingham, Paul M. Roach and his wife Ann of Norwood, Linda J. Noonan and her husband Kenneth of Norwood and Kevin M. Roach and his wife Kate of Norwood;...
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Daniel L. Haskell

November 26, 1975 - August 8, 2016

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, August 27th from 12:00-4:00pm in the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street, Norwood. All are welcome. Funeral services and interment will be private.
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Daniel F. Hourihan

January 17, 1943 - August 7, 2016

HOURIHAN, Daniel F., of Walpole, formerly of Charlestown, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2016. Born in Boston, he was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam Era. Mr. Hourihan retired from the U.S. Postal Service following 32 years of service and also worked as a Court Officer for the Social Security Administration Law Judge. Beloved husband of Jeanne (Kelly) Hourihan; loving...
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John J. McKenzie

August 27, 1931 - August 5, 2016

McKENZIE, John J. Sr. 84, of Norwood Friday August 5. Son of the late Joseph and Mary (Daley) McKenzie. Beloved husband of the late Claudia M. (Pasquantonio) McKenzie. Devoted father of John J. McKenzie Jr. of Norwood. Brother of Karen Papp of Brantford, Ontario, and the late Margaret Neville and Duncan McKenzie. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Funeral...
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Vincent R. Grassia

November 12, 1924 - August 4, 2016

All services are private.Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Vincent E. McCann

October 28, 1927 - July 31, 2016

McCANN, Vincent E. 88, of Stoughton and formerly of Norwood, Sunday July 31. Son of the late Charles and Katherine (Haney) McCann. Beloved husband of the late Kathryn I. (Shepherd) McCann. Devoted father of Neal McCann and his wife Jeanne-Marie of Sharon, and the late Kathleen Mary McCann. Loving grandfather of Ryan and Julianna McCann. Brother of the late Charles, John, and Paul McCann,...
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Nancy Elizabeth Curley

October 3, 1936 - July 29, 2016

CURLEY, Nancy Elizabeth 79, of Norwood, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 29 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved daughter of the late Thomas S. Curley and Dorothy R. (Bushee) Curley. Loving sister of Margaret K. Curley and Barbara A. Curley, both of Norwood, Jacqueline M. Wolfe and her husband Robert of Franklin, formerly of Norwood, Charles Z. Curley and his wife...
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Charles Edward Foley

January 27, 1939 - July 28, 2016

FOLEY, Charles E. 77, of Norwood, at home, Thursday July 28. Son of the late Charles E. and Winifred M. (Powers) Foley. Beloved husband of Mary M. (Smith) Foley. Devoted father of Michael Foley and his wife Jill of Norwood, Sean Foley of So. Boston, Charles E. Foley and his wife Cecelia of Laguna Niguel CA, Kate (Foley) Garczynski and her husband Andrew of Norwood, Mary Foley of FL, and...
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Daniel C. McLean

July 16, 1954 - July 26, 2016

MC LEAN, Daniel C. "Danny Mac" 62 of Dorchester, a friend of Bill W., Tuesday July 26. Son of the late Joseph J. and Claire (Walsh) McLean. Former husband and best friend of Dianne McLaughlin of Norwood. Beloved father of Shannon O'Grady and her husband Brandon of Norwood, and Sean McLean of Dorchester and his partner Jamie Civitarese of Norwood. Loving Grampa Danny of Mackenzie O'Grady. ...
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Anne M. Gerondeau

October 2, 1934 - July 23, 2016

GERONDEAU, Anne M. (Adams) of Norwood, formerly of Whippany, NJ, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family July 23, 2016. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Sadie (Gilhooley) Adams and the beloved wife of Pierre J. Gerondeau. Loving mother of Peter Gerondeau and his wife Paddi of Maynard, Jean Duffy and her husband Malachy of Westwood, Michele...
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Laura Mae Thorne

August 28, 1922 - July 21, 2016

Laura Mae Peterson Thorne, 93, of Bow Lake, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the home of her daughter, Sigrid Thorne, on July 21, 2016.Born in Three Forks, Montana on August 28, 1922, Laura was the daughter of Ernest and Mae (Clark) Peterson. Laura graduated from Carleton College in Northfield, MN, in the Class of 1943 and earned her Master's Degree from the University...
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Christopher Patrick McLean

July 12, 1960 - July 17, 2016

EULOGY FOR CHRISTOPHER PATRICK McLEANFor my loving family and friends from the football in the sky.He finally scored a touchdown.The sky is blueThe grass is greenThe sun shines on my faceA legend in my own timeMy mom is my angel; my dad is my god.Unknown planets, life goes on.The past, the present, the future.My family and friends, I love them and miss the, and will see them up there.Mystery...
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Josephine Ann Vecchio

March 27, 1929 - July 14, 2016

VECCHIO, Josephine Ann (Carlisi), 87 of Canton and formerly of Norwood, Thursday July 14. Daughter of the late Nicholas and Alphonsina (Catania) Carlisi. Beloved wife of the late Carmen Vecchio. Devoted mother of Frank Vecchio and his wife Catherine of N. Attleboro, Christina Carlton and her husband Steven of Canton, and Nicholas Vecchio and his wife Julietta of Taunton. Cherished grandmother...
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David J. McDonough

March 12, 1957 - July 6, 2016

MCDONOUGH, David J., of Walpole, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family July 6, 2016. He was 59. Born and raised in Norwood, he was the son of Phyllis (Condon) McDonough of Norwood and the late Charles McDonough and the beloved husband of Sandra (Augenstene) McDonough; loving step-father of Linda Hannon of Attleboro and Paul Hannon and Julie of Bellingham; "Grampie Dave" to Sara...
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Joseph P. Colleran

January 25, 1939 - July 5, 2016

COLLERAN, Joseph P. "Paddy", 44 year resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family July 5, 2016. Born and educated in Galway, Ireland, he was the son of the late Thomas and Bridget (McDonough) Colleran. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret Mary (Prew) Colleran; loving father of Maureen and Christopher Driscoll of Mansfield, Thomas Colleran of Norwood, Brian...
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Sean M. Dixon

September 16, 1947 - June 25, 2016

DIXON, Sean M., of Norwood and Chatham, passed away unexpectedly on June 25, 2016. He was 68. A lifelong resident of Norwood, Sean graduated from Stonehill College and became a guidance counselor at Medway Middle School where he enjoyed counseling children. Sean enjoyed spending time with his beloved wife and son.Beloved husband of Judith A. (Traniello) Dixon; loving father of Michael C. Dixon...
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Joan M. Ryan-Irving

September 29, 1925 - June 23, 2016

RYAN-IRVING, Joan M. (Falvey), 90 of Vero Beach FL and Green Hill Beach RI, formerly of Norwood and Sharon, Thursday June 23. Daughter of the late Walter A. and Mary (Burns) Falvey. Beloved wife of the late Frank Irving, and Dr. William F. Ryan. Devoted mother of William F. Ryan Jr. and his wife Janet Sides-Ryan of Houston TX, Joan R. Parker and her husband Robin of Norwood, and Mark J. Ryan...
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Earl W. Soper

November 10, 1926 - June 17, 2016

SOPER, Earl W. 89 of Norwood, Friday June 17. Son of the late Harry and Margaret (Rooney) Soper. Beloved husband for 64 years of Josephine "Dolly" (Russo) Soper. Devoted father of E. Richard Soper and his wife Lisa of Fairfax VA, Gayle Tramontozzi and her husband Lou of Marlborough, Paul Soper and his wife Dawn of Phoenix AZ, and Ronald Soper of Norwood. Loving grandfather of Alexandra, Ross,...
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Charles M. Bart

July 11, 1946 - June 12, 2016

BART, Charles M. "Charlie", 69 of West Roxbury, died at home Sunday June 12. Former husband of Sandra Bart Moretti of Norwood. Father of John J. Moretti II of Henderson NV, Bryan Bart of Canton, and the late Charles M. Bart Jr. Also survived by four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Son of the late John A. and Albina (Savickas) Bart. Brother of the late John Bart Jr. Late retired Bus...
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Catherine E. McLaughlin

April 3, 1925 - June 2, 2016

McLAUGHLIN, Catherine "Elaine" (Burke), 91 of Peabody, formerly of Walpole and Sharon, Thursday June 2. Daughter of the late James F. and Catherine (Devine) Burke. Beloved wife of the late Joseph G. McLaughlin. Devoted mother of Diane Demolles and her husband Anthony of Kingston, Joseph McLaughlin and his wife Mary of Danvers, Marie Barra and her husband John Volo of Walpole, and Cathy...
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Pauline F. Bandoni

February 16, 1928 - May 28, 2016

BANDONI, Pauline F. (Quattrucci), lifelong Norwood resident, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at home on May 28, 2016. When friends and family remember Pauline, her smile and warm welcome always come to mind. She was the center of our family, and family first, was how Pauline lived her life. She is loved by many, and will be missed. Pauline was the daughter of the late...
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David H. Down

March 23, 1948 - May 21, 2016

DOWN, David Harrison, 68 of Norfolk, and formerly of Franklin and Norwood, Saturday May 21. Son of the late Edward and Alice (Golding) Down. Beloved husband of 45 years of Marjorie E. (Lynch) Down. Devoted father of Christina N. Robinson and her husband William of Franklin, Dr. Jason K. Down and his wife Dr. Amy Down of Northfield MN, and the late Scott C. Down. Cherished grandfather of...
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John F. Monahan

October 10, 1928 - May 13, 2016

MONAHAN, John Francis, 87 longtime Norwood resident, Friday May 13. Born in Boston, he was a son of the late Edward C. and Theresa (Dooley) Monahan. Beloved husband of the late Marie K. (Hickey). Devoted brother of Marjorie T. Lynch of Dennis, Janice Concannon of Harwichport, Robert Monahan of S. Hampton NH, and the late Edward C. Monahan Jr. and Richard Monahan. Loving uncle of Eileen...
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Velia Caviasca

January 18, 1936 - May 9, 2016

NORWOOD - Velia (Vertullo) Caviasca, 80, of Norwood, passed away with her family by her side on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Needham after a lengthy illness.Born January 18, 1936 in Solerno, Italy, a daughter of Giovanni and Antoinette (Malzone) Vertullo. Velia was raised and educated in Italy before moving to Massachusetts at the age of 18. Early years she was...
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Josephine M. Santoro

April 15, 1927 - May 4, 2016

SANTORO, Josephine M. (Siracusa) 89 of Norwood, Wednesday May 4. Beloved wife of the late John A. Santoro. Devoted mother of John J. Santoro and his wife Alice of Bourne, and Dianne Kelley and her late husband Thomas of Norwood. Cherished grandmother of Nancy Santoro, John J. Santoro Jr., Lauren Beatrice, and Christopher Kelley. Loving great-grandmother of Ben, Abby, and Izzy Stratton, and...
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Margaret L. Pendlebury

July 11, 1936 - April 30, 2016

PENDLEBURY, Margaret Louise (Cleary) 79, of Norwood, Saturday April 30. Born in Jamaica Plain, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Marion (Chalifaux) Cleary. Devoted mother of Donna, Laura, and Kathryn Pendlebury all of Norwood, and Margo Pendlebury of Danvers. Cherished grandmother of Matthew Pendlebury of SC, Gina Harper and her husband John of Hopkinton, Hannah and Ally Haskell of...
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Mary M. Cronin

May 9, 1935 - April 29, 2016

CRONIN, Mary M. "Maura" (Varian), S.F.O., of Norwood, formerly of Brookline and Ireland, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family.Daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth A. (Spriggs) Varian; beloved wife of the late John Stephen Cronin; loving mother of Stephen H. Cronin and his wife Maureen of Norwood and James B. Cronin of Acton; cherished "Nana" of...
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Maxine K. McKeown

December 17, 1942 - April 21, 2016

MCKEOWN, Maxine K. (Jolin) of Norwood, formerly of Michigan, passed away peacefully on April 21, 2016 at Norwood Hospital surrounded by her family. Born and raised in Saginaw, MI, she was the daughter of the late Curtis and Virginia (Rolfe) Jolin and the beloved wife of the late Kenneth P. McKeown, Sr. Loving mother of Kathy Driesen and her husband Brian of Norwood, Kelly L. Tucker and her...
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James F. Sheridan

May 15, 1929 - April 20, 2016

James Francis Sheridan, 86, of Brea, CA, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at home with his loving family at his side. He was the husband of the late Mary (Herlihy) Sheridan, and the late Mary (Flanagan) Sheridan. Born May 15, 1929 in Pawtucket, RI to the late Mary (Horan) and J. Frank Sheridan, he had resided in Norwood, MA for 45 years before relocating to California in 2013. He was a...
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Lorraine M. Hudson

July 4, 1929 - April 18, 2016

Hudson, Lorraine M. (Pelrine), of Norwood, April 18, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Richard J. Hudson, Sr. and daughter of the late Allan and Margaret (Punch) Pelrine. Lorraine passed away after many health challenges over the past 20 years. She was a Registered Nurse who retired early to raise her family. Lorraine was devoted to her family and was always there to support them with...
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Lawrence A. Coletta

September 2, 1925 - April 17, 2016

Coletta, Lawrence A., of Norwood April 17, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Florence E. (Hughes).Loving father of Steven L. Coletta of Mansfield and his wife, Suzanne; Barbara L. Davis and her late husband John of Norwood and Carol L. Coletta of Kingston. Brother of Paul J. Coletta of Braintree and his wife Renie and the late Alfred, Gerard, Edmund and Robert Coletta. Brother in law of Diane...
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Francis J. MacAdam

November 23, 1926 - April 15, 2016

MAC ADAM, Francis J. Sr. "Frank" 89 of Norwood, Friday April 15. Son of the late Angus MacAdam Sr. and Mary (Nolan) MacAdam. Beloved husband of Patricia A. (Walsh) MacAdam. Devoted father of Francis J. MacAdam Jr. of Phoenix AZ, Susan M. Pace and her husband Michael of Gilbert AZ, David P. MacAdam and his wife Mary of Millbury, and Maura A. Leear and her husband John of Walpole. Cherished...
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Hunain Y. Karwashan

September 23, 1928 - April 14, 2016

KARWASHAN, Hunain "John" Yousef, 87, of Norwood, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday April 14, 2016. John was born on September 23, 1928 in Damascus Syria. He moved to America in September, 1977 in hopes of finding a better life for his wife and children. John never rested, working as a baker in West Roxbury at the Near East Bakery, where he continued to work until retiring in 2001...
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