Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Services for Mrs. Barbara A. (Devine) Herilhy will be held Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 28
(James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home) Barbara A. (Devine) Herlihy, 90, of Wrentham formerly of Foxboro and Sharon, died May 25, 2013. She was the beloved wife of John E. Herlihy, Esq., loving mother of Eileen Buckley and her husband Donald of Franklin, Edward Herlihy and his wife, Clara Musto-Herlihy of Walpole, the late Ann Descoteaux, her husband Richard of Newburyport, cherished grandmother of six, sister of Dorothy Ware and her husband Paul of Milton, Eleanor Swain of Falmouth, the late Marjorie McArdle, her husband Frank of Quincy, the late Joseph Devine, David Devine and Constance Corey. Also she is survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the visiting hours Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 a.m…
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Mary Miller, Ralph Roberge, Carmella Echols, Mary DeSantos, Deolinda Teves and Viola Kubik.
Mary Miller Mary T. (Driscoll) Miller, 79, of Easton, died May 18, 2013. Mary was raised and educated in Rockland and had been employed as a secretary at Blue Cross Blue Shield formerly in Rockland. For the complete obituary click here. Ralph Roberge Ralph F. Roberge, 95, formerly of South Attleboro and Mansfield, passed away May 9, 2013. Ralph served his country as a member of the United States Navy during both WWII and the Korean Conflict, and was a former member of the 25th Infantry of the Massachusetts State Guard. He was honorably discharged from duty with the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He had formerly been employed at the Valentine Tool & Stamp Co. in Norton and at the former S.W. Card Co. in Mansfield. For the complete obituary…
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Viola Kubik, 87, of Wrentham, passed away May 9, 2013.
Thursday, May 23
Obituary from Ginley Funeral Home. Viola Kubik, 87, of Wrentham, passed away in her sleep May 9, 2013 at the Maples Rehab Facility. She was the wife of the late Peter S. Kubik, to whom she had been married for 55 years prior to his death in 2002. Born Jan. 24, 1926 in Newark, N.J., the daughter of the late Edward and Elsie Hauser, Viola was raised in Newark but lived in South Plainfield, N.J. for 30 years where she raised her family. She retired to the Cape in 1986 with her husband and lived in Chatham for 16 years. She left the Cape in 2002 and lived in Franklin near her daughter until residing at the Maples. Prior to retirement, she worked in the Billing Department of the Rutgers University Medical School in New Jersey. Viola was an…
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A Plainville resident, Faye A. Langille worked as a cafeteria work in the North Attleboro schools.
Wednesday, May 22
(From Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home) Faye A. Langille, 76, of Sunset Lane, Plainville, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro after a brief illness. Born Sept. 6, 1936 in Attleboro, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Whiting) Germaine. Faye lived most of her life in North Attleboro and also 20 years in West Palm Beach, Florida before moving to Plainville to care for her mother in 2006. She attended North Attleboro High School and worked as a cafeteria worker in North Attleboro schools and later as a caretaker for the elderly while living in Florida. Faye was devoted to her family and spent her life caring for them. She also enjoyed knitting, particularly clothing for her family and loved …
Loretta Oglesby, 83, formerly of Norfolk, died May 7, 2013.
Wednesday, May 22
Loretta A. (Poirier) Oglesby, 83, of Franklin, formerly of Norfolk, died May 7, 2013 in the Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of Ray Oglesby who she had been married to for 62 years. Born in Cambridge Feb. 2, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Dennis H. and Agnes (Kiley) Poirier. Mrs. Oglesby was raised in Cambridge and had lived in Medfield for many years before moving to Norfolk where she lived for 20 years prior to coming to Franklin five years ago. Mrs. Oglesby worked in the cafeteria at Medfield High School for many years. She had also been the receptionist at the Glen Ellen Country Club. Loretta enjoyed reading, playing bingo, trips to Foxwoods and was an avid Red Sox fan. She found her greatest joy in being with …
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…