Local Obituaries: Jan. 16 - 31

Devin Ness, Robert Janelle, Virgina Ryan, Erin Lee, William Melcher Jr. and William MacKenzie.

Devin Ness
Devin Ness, age 18, of North Easton, died unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Devin was a senior at Oliver Ames High School and was a life long resident of Easton. In his free time he worked with his father at Viking Sheet Metal. He was a member of the Wolfeboro Snowmobile Club in Wolfeboro, NH where he was the only person from MA to receive the Jr. Snowmobiler of the year award from NHSA. For the complete obituary click here.

Robert Janelle
Robert E. Janelle, 80, of Norton, formerly of Attleboro, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Bob grew up in the Hebronville section of Attleboro and was educated in Seekonk schools. Prior to retiring in 1997, Mr. Janelle had been employed for 25 years at Branin Advance Industries in Attleboro. A resident of Norton for the past 57 years, Bob was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Norton. For the complete obituary click here.

Virginia Ryan
Virginia Claire Ryan, 72, of Norfolk, died Jan. 16, 2013. She was a graduate of the Norwood High School. She was employed for many years as a clerical worker at the former Crosby Valve in Wrentham and at the Bird Machine Co. in Walpole. She enjoyed volunteering, and spent time as a volunteer at the Norfolk Public Library. For the complete obituary click here.

Erin Lee
Erin Brady Lee, 46, of Attleboro, died Thursday, Jan. 31. She graduated from Attleboro High School in 1985 and later graduated from the Blaine School of Hair Design in Boston. She was the former owner of the Paul Mitchell Salon in Attleboro and was most recently the co-owner of the Cut-N-Up in Attleboro Falls. For the complete obituary click here.

William Melcher Jr.
William P. Melcher Jr. died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. Bill was born on Jan. 17, 1948 in Boston. He served his country in the US Army during Vietnam. He was employed by New England Telephone Company in Foxborough and Framingham. Bill has been a Foxborough resident for over 40 years, formerly of Sharon. For the complete obituary click here.

William MacKenzie
William N. MacKenzie, 65, of Mansfield, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013. MacKenzie served as Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corp. during the Vietnam War. He worked with his brothers in the Construction field for many years. For the complete obituary click here.


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