Sunday, May 19, 2013
William Clark Sr., John Mims, Cecile Zito, Joan Donovan and Marilyn Rodman.
William Clark Sr. William E. Clark Sr., 79, of South Easton, died May 14 2013. He was a resident of South Easton for 40 years. Mr. Clark was an Airman 2nd Class in the U.S. Air Force and a Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a maintenance mechanic for the Grace Company in Canton for 25 years before retiring in 1996. For the full obituary click here. John Mims John Bryan Mims, 82, of Norton, passed away April 24, 2013. From 1954 to 1959, he served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander stationed on the aircraft carrier the USS Shangri-La. A resident of Norton for the past 50 years, Mr. Mims was the founder and owner of Bryan Manufacturing, Inc., where he designed and manufactured plastic packaging, in Norton. Bryan was a …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Ms. Shirley Ann Theresa Swanson was a volunteer within the Parish of St. Jude's in Norfolk.
Friday, May 17
Shirley Ann Theresa Swanson, 73, of Norfolk, died peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on Monday May 13, 2013. She was the beloved wife of William Herman Swanson to whom she was married on July 26, 1959. Born in Boston on March 16, 1940, she was a loving daughter of the late Joseph and Genevieve (Gempka) Bruneau. She had attended Readville Schools, and was a graduate of the Walpole High School. She was a lifelong homemaker, and she and her husband enjoyed raising their four children in Norfolk. Shirley had been an avid volunteer within the Parish of St. Jude’s in Norfolk. She had also been very involved with the healing ministry of Fr. Joe McDermott at the Parish of the Immaculate Conception in Stoughton. She was …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Mr. Bradford Edmond LaPointe worked in the family business as a plumber.
Wednesday, May 15
(RJ Ross Funeral Home) Bradford Edmond LaPointe, 60, of North Attleboro, died on May 12, 2013 in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton. He was the dear companion of Eileen McNulty. Born in Providence, R.I., on July 14, 1952, he was a dear son of Betty (Wright) LaPointe and the late Edmond LaPointe. He was a graduate of the King Philip Regional High School in Wrentham in the class of 1970. Brad was a former member of the Wrentham Men’s Softball League, and had played with the league for many years. He was a plumber by trade having worked for his parents at the former B & E Plumbing and Heating in Norfolk. Most recently he had been a driver for Kiessling Transit Inc. of Norfolk. In addition to his mother and his companion, he is survived …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Mrs. Donovan had nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren
Monday, May 13
Joan M. Donovan, 92, of Wrentham, died peacefully in her home on May 8, 2013 in the company of her loving children. She was the beloved widow of Daniel F. Donovan who predeceased her on Feb. 12, 2004. Born in Westwood, on June 1, 1920, she was a dear daughter of the late Thomas and Katherine (Burdett) Shepherd. She was a graduate of the Dedham High School. Joan had once owned her own beauty shop. An avid gardener, she also enjoyed her role as a mom and as a homemaker. Her family and her grandchildren meant everything to her. She was a talented artist and musician who loved to play piano, knit, crochet, and to hook rugs. She was a progressive individual who always kept an open heart and an inclusive mind. Many of those who knew her would …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Paul Doherty, Bruce Moffitt, Loretta Wawrzyniak, Ruth Dinneen, Hector LaPoint, Albert Cannon and Donald Sheldon.
Paul Doherty Paul Anthony Doherty Sr., 72, of Foxborough, died May 8, 2013. Paul was a retired patrolman and court prosecutor for the Town of Foxborough, retiring in 2003. Paul served the citizens of Foxborough for over 37 years. He was also a former news photographer for the former Boston Herald-Traveler from 1962-1972. Doherty’s last assignment before retiring in 2009 was that of court prosecutor. For the obituary click here. Bruce Moffitt Bruce Moffitt, 49, of Easton, died May 4, 2013. He was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Bruce began working as a mechanic at the age of 18 for his fathers business, Warren's Service of Brockton and later became the owner of the business upon his father's retirement. He…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Ms. Evelyn M. Howe was a graduate of King Philip High School.
Friday, May 10
(RJ Ross Funeral Home) Evelyn M. Howe, 46, of Gloucester, and a former Norfolk resident died suddenly on May 5, 2013 the victim of an accidental drowning. Born In Boston on April 21, 1967, she was the beloved daughter of the late Walter R. Howe, and of Charles and Susan Brindley of Norfolk. She was a graduate of King Philip Regional High School in Wrentham and had attended Clark University. Evelyn has been employed as a Technical Account Manager for Harbor Networks in Framingham, and has lived in Gloucester for the last three years. She loved to help people and was always generous of heart. Even while vacationing she would find great causes that she could lend support to. Once while vacationing in Belize, she found a local animal …
Mrs. Helen Marie (Spellman) Hugo was a retired machine operator at Texas Instruments.
Friday, May 10
(For Roberts and Sons Funeral Home) Helen Marie (Spellman) Hugo, age 74, died unexpectedly at her home in Plainville on Thursday, May 2, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Helen (Miller) Spellman. Helen was born in Dedham on July 5, 1938. She lived in Plainville for the past 31 years and was a former longtime resident of Foxborough. Helen was a retired machine operator for Texas Instruments in Attleboro. Prior to working at Texas Instruments, she was employed by Fuller Box Company and Mason Box Company in North Attleboro. Helen loved music, especially Elvis and had a great sense of humor. She also loved classic television and at onetime was an avid bowler, roller-skater and ice-skater. She was the beloved wife of George J. …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Donations can be made in Mrs. Ruth A. Dinneen's name for the Maples Rehab & Nursing Center's activities fund.
Ruth A. (O'Brien) Dinneen, of Wrentham, formerly of Quincy and Dorchester, died May 4, 2013 at the age of 99. Mrs. Dinneen was the beloved wife of the late Charles Dinneen, loving mother of Ellen DiRenzo and her husband Tony of Norfolk, cherished Nanny of Elizabeth Murphy and Anthony DiRennzo, III, sister of the late Charles O’Brien, John O’Brien, Francis O’Brien, Elizabeth Slepian and Helen O’Brien. Ruth was also survived by several nieces and nephews. Ruth was born and educated in Boston, she was a graduate of Mission High School. She lived in Dorchester form many years before moving to Quincy in 1997. She lived at 91 Clay Street.’s Senior Community in Quincy where she was very involved and made many friends. Ruth was a devoted …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Paulo Rodrigues, Warner Chandler, Valerie Keyes, Beverly Limpus, Norman Busby and Marilyn Farias.
Paulo Rodrigues Paulo J. Rodrigues, 44, of Attleboro, died April 28, 2013. Paulo was raised and educated in Attleboro and attended Attleboro High School. He was employed as a chef at the Pawtucket Country Club for the last five years. Paulo volunteered his cooking skills at the Moose Lodge in Attleboro where he assisted in providing meals for the homeless and young struggling families. He also was a member of the Moose Lodge #463 in Attleboro and a communicant of the former Holy Ghost Church, currently the Parish of St. Vincent De Paul in Attleboro. For the complete obituary click here. Warner Chandler Warner Smith “Skip” Chandler Jr., 80, passed away April 25, 2013. He proudly served his country in the United States National Guard …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Mr. Clifford Harland White was a Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War.
Saturday, May 4
Clifford Harland White, 81, of Berry Street, Wrentham, and of Cortez Road, Bradenton, FL, died April 5, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 58 years of Clara (Lohne) White. Born in Franklin, on July 6, 1931, he was a loving son of the late Harland E. and Mary R. (Legge) White. He was a graduate of Northeastern University and Wentworth Institute in Boston. Mr. White served his country faithfully as a member of the United States Navy, during the Korean War. He was inducted in Boston on Oct. 10, 1950 and was discharged with the Rank of CS2 on July 23, 1954. A longtime employee of the former Foxboro Company he had worked as the manager of the Computer Programming Division. Cliff was an avid fisherman and conservationist, and loved his …