FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 file photo, author Elmore Leonard works on a manuscript at his home in Bloomfield Township, Mich. Leonard, a former adman who later in life became one of America's foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87. His researcher says he passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, 2013 from complications from a stroke. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Charles Laubenstein, 88
Gloucester, MA — Charles J. "Charlie" Laubenstein, 88, of Gloucester, formerly of Hyde Park and Humarock, died on April 18, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Doris (Clifford) of Gloucester and the late Phyllis (Paul); devoted father of Paul C. and his wife, Lisa, of Naples, Fla., Keith A. and his wife, Doreen, of Walpole, Robert F. and his wife, Diane, of Foxboro, Jane M. D'Amico and her husband, Anthony, of Wrentham, Brian E. and his wife, Patricia, of New Orleans, La., and Pamela J. Highlands and her husband, James, of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; cherished brother of the late Lucille Flynn and her late husband, John; stepfather of Dennis Latham and his wife, Patricia, of Gloucester, and Denise Ekborg and her husband, Dennis, of St. Johnsbury, Vt.; loving "Grampy" of 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends.Continued ...
Lauriane P. O'Leary, 68
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA — Lauriane “Laurie” P. O’Leary, 68, beloved wife of Paul O’Leary, died on Thursday, April 17, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, surrounded by her family. A dedicated mother and wife, Laurie served as a community health advocate and nurse practitioner for 40 years in the Chelsea area.Continued ...
Martha E. (Niemi) Hill, 104
Gloucester — Martha E. (Niemi) Hill, 104, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, in the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Ezra “Huck” Hill, who was lost at sea while aboard the f/v Austin W in January of 1963.Continued ...
Frances Vizena, 85
Gloucester — Frances (Saputo) Vizena, 85, died peacefully on Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014, at Seacoast Nursing Home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Joseph Vizena.Continued ...
Lieselotte Suskind M.D., 93
Rockport, MA — Lieselotte (Lilo) Suskind M.D., 93, of Cambridge and Rockport, Mass., died peacefully on Friday, April 4, 2014, at her home in Rockport.Continued ...
Rose E. 'Betty' (Corliss) Moses, 80
West Gloucester — Rose E. “Betty” (Corliss) Moses, 80, died on Saturday morning, April 12, 2014, just after her last rites were given at the Addison Gilbert Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of James J. Moses Sr.Continued ...
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014
John L. Crocker, 83
Rockport, MA — John Lindsley Crocker, 83, of Rockport, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 5, 2014. John was born in Utica, N.Y., on February 16, 1931, and was the son of the late Lindsley H. and Irene Florence (Bence) Crocker. He had attended Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., before entering the Trappist Monastery, St. Joseph’s Abbey, in Spencer, Mass. He received a master's degree from Emanuel College in Boston, in Art Therapy and Centering Prayer. John was an artist, who was gifted in painting, photography, poetry and writing. He was a teacher of Centering Prayer and a spiritual director. He spent his last years painting and teaching Centering Prayer. He is survived by his sister, Margot Byrnes and her husband, David, of Miami, Fla., and their children, Tammy Kinsey, Scott, John, and Kevin Byrnes; sister, Sue Lee of Sebastian, Fla., and her children, Debbie Rafuls, Andrew and Craig Lee, and Denise Wagner; a brother-in-law, Gerald Schoemick of Kenmore, N.Y. and his children, John Schoemick and Kerry Killian; also several grand-nieces and grand-nephews; as well as many friends. He was predeceased by his beloved companion, Dorothy Teko; sister, Linda Schoemick; nephew, Martin Schoemick; and grand-nephew, Daniel Byrnes.Continued ...
Mary Ann Watts, 78
Gloucester, MA — Mary Ann Watts, 78, of Gloucester, formerly of Rockport and Dorchester, passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Continued ...
Raymond J. Bouchie, 87
Ipswich — Raymond J. Bouchie, 87, died early Sunday morning, April 13, 2014, at his residence, following an extended illness. He was the husband of the late Grace V. (Randazza) Bouchie, who died in July of 2007. They had shared 43 years of marriage.Continued ...
Robert Jermain, 89
Manchester, MA — Robert A. Jermain, a longtime resident of Manchester, Mass., passed away recently at the age of 89. Bob trained as a naval aviator during WWII, and graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in chemical engineering. He later earned a master's degree in business from Boston University. He was a chemical engineer by trade, and after working for several large firms, he started and managed his own business, Applied Technology, as a manufacturer’s rep for scientific equipment. Later in life, he taught science and mathematics at the North Shore Community College. He was an avid tennis player, sailor and musician, and had a wide variety of other interests, including all things mechanical and electrical engineering-related, home restoration and boat building.Continued ...
- Monday, April 14, 2014
Anthony 'Tony' Frontiero
Gloucester — Anthony “Tony” Frontiero Jr., 82, died on Friday evening, April 11, 2014, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, following an extended illness. He was the husband of Marjorie A. (Brennan) Frontiero.Continued ...
Donald E. Powers, 80
Beverly — Donald E. Powers, 80, died on Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home at Colonial Gardens, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Beverly A. (Lawton) Powers, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage.Continued ...
Dorothy B. Doyle, 93
Essex — Dorothy B. (Michel) Doyle, 93, longtime resident of Goodwin Court, died on Friday, April 11, 2014, in the Masconomet Healthcare Center, Topsfield, following her brief illness. She was the wife of the late John “Brud” E. Doyle.Continued ...
Frances Marie Bradley, 80
Gloucester — Frances Marie (Zager) Bradley, 80, wife of William L. Bradley, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 11, 2014, at her home in Magnolia, with family by her side.Continued ...
Robert K. 'Bob' Andersen
Gloucester — The city lost one of its good guys on Friday, April 11, 2014, when Robert K. “Bob” Andersen, 61, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was the companion of Marilyn J. “Lynn” (Chapman) Blaisdell. They had shared many happy years together.Continued ...
- Saturday, April 12, 2014
Frances B. (Bright) Berrett, 93
Rockport — Frances B. (Bright) Berrett, 93, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital in Boston, following an extended illness.Continued ...
Harriet P. (Morse) Witham
Gloucester — Harriet P. (Morse) Witham, 88, of Lincoln Park, died Thursday, April 10, 2014. She was the wife of the late Henry L. Witham, who died in June of 2007. They had shared sixty years of marriage.Continued ...
John Bassett Rhinelander, 80
Gloucester, MA — John Rhinelander, former U.S. government official, lawyer, businessman, and arms control expert, unexpectedly died on March 2, 2014. He was 80. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jeanne Cattell Rhinelander; his four children, John Richard Rhinelander and his wife, Amy, Margaret Rhinelander Rizzi and her husband, Pat, Katherine Pierson Rhinelander and Thomas Bassett Rhinelander. He was the second son of four children of Constance Templeton Rhinelander and Frederic William Rhinelander, and is survived by a sister, Mary McCarl and brothers, Frederic and David Rhinelander.Continued ...
Julia K. (Shermard) Robinson, 94
Annisquam — Julia K. (Shermard) Robinson, 94, died early Thursday morning, April 10, 2014, following an extended illness. She was the wife of the late Daniel A. Robinson, who died in August of 2007. They had shared sixty-three years of marriage and had resided in the home they built from a former boat house.Continued ...
- Thursday, April 10, 2014
Peter Dexter Bell, 73
Gloucester — Peter Bell of Brier Road was surrounded by family members when he died at age 73 on April 4 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a five-month battle with cancer.Continued ...
- Charles Laubenstein, 88