- Saturday, November 23, 2013
David Jackson, 46
Marblehead, MA — David P. Jackson, 46, of Marblehead, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 15, 2013. Born on March 20, 1967, he was the son of John M. Jackson and Sally H. Jackson. He had been working as a fisherman out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.Continued ...
- Friday, November 22, 2013
Lois A. Arnold, 86
Gloucester, MA — Lois A. (Boutchie) Arnold, 86, wife of Robert E. Arnold of Gloucester, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, November 19, 2013, at the Beverly Hospital following a brief illness.Continued ...
Mary C. Burke, 94
Beverly — Mrs. Mary C. (Finn) Burke, 94, beloved wife of the late Michael Joseph Burke, died Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Herrick House in Beverly surrounded by her family.Continued ...
Vincent A. Scuderi, 69
Gloucester, MA — Vincent A. Scuderi, 69, beloved husband of Giuseppa “Josephine” M. (Lentini) Scuderi, of Gloucester, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, November 20, 2013, at the Addison Gilbert Hospital surrounded by his loving family.Continued ...
Yvonne C. Cunningham, 86
Punta Gorda, Florida — Yvonne C. (LaBossierre) Cunningham, daughter of Alexander LaBossierre and Anna (Bousquet) LaBossiere, and wife of the late Donald E. Cunningham, died on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, in Punta Gorda, Florida at the age of 86.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 21, 2013
A. Michael "Tasey" Kopanon
Gloucester — A. Michael “Tasey” Kopanon, 80, a Gloucester native, died unexpectedly on Saturday, November 16, 2013, while on vacation in Florida. He was the husband of Judith D. (Benham) Kopanon. They had shared 47 years of marriage.Continued ...
Paul E. Karem, 52
Merrimac, MA — Paul died on Nov. 12. He was born in Gloucester, MA on Dec. 2, 1960, to Judith Krupski and Thomas C. Karem Sr. Grew up in Atkinson/Plaistow area, later went on to earn a degree in mechanical engineering, most recently worked at American Creative Machine Enterprise in Manchester, N.H. Paul was an avid reader, enjoyed golf, and was an enthusiastic sports fan, especially the Rams and Red Sox. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and his co-workers, was proud to be the winner in the "big contest" at work. Paul is survived by his mother Judith Krupski and her companion Rob Hollingshead of Brunswick, ME, stepfather Joseph Krupski and his wife Janice of Harahan, LA. Brothers Thomas Karem of O.O.B., ME. Peter Krupski and his companion Rita Hambelton of Westbrook, ME. Sister Mary Krupski and her companion of N. Waterboro, ME. Nephews Brandon Krupski, Garret Hamrick, Daniel and Sam Krupski, Tyler Cecil, and niece Whitney Cecil. Many relatives and friends in MA and NH. Predeceased by his brother Joseph Krupski. A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. Online condolences can made at www.directcremationofmaine.com. Contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in Paul's name.Continued ...
Warland R. Hersey, 77
Essex — Warland "Wally" Reginald Hersey, 77, of Essex, Massachusetts, husband of Maureen (White) Hersey, died peacefully on Thursday, November 7th surrounded by his family and dear friends.Continued ...
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Cynthia Elaine Muenzner, 57
Gloucester — Cynthia Elaine (Alisch) Muenzner, 57, wife of Bruce William Muenzner, of Gloucester, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, after a brief illness.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 19, 2013
James T. Fortado, 92
Hamilton, MA — Jim Fortado, 92, formerly of Gloucester, died on November 11, 2013, surrounded by his loved ones.Continued ...
Jean-Paul Dionne, 83
Salem — After a long illness, Jean–Paul Dionne, husband for 60 years of Jane (Doyle) Dionne, and son of Elisha J. and Virginia Dionne, passed away on November 17, at home, surrounded by his family. The week before his demise, he and his wife renewed their marriage vows, with his family present, and Rev. Laura Biddle presiding.Continued ...
Muriel L. 'Micky' Sawyer
Gloucester — Muriel L. “Micky” Sawyer, 79, a longtime resident of Rocky Neck, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013, in the Seacoast Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Arthur H. “Sooky” Sawyer, who died in 2006.Continued ...
- Monday, November 18, 2013
Carolyn Davis Pearce, 91
annisquam, ma — Carolyn Davis Pearce passed away surrounded by her family on November 16, 2013. A lifelong resident of Annisquam, she was predeceased by her devoted husband, of almost 60 years, Charles Frederick Pearce Jr. Mrs. Pearce graduated from the Northfield School. An active volunteer in her community, she was associated with the Addison Gilbert Hospital Auxiliary, the Annisquam Village Hall Association, the Annisquam Exchange, and the Annisquam Village Church.Continued ...
Carroll 'Pinky' Duwart Sr.
Tewksbury — Carroll E. “Pinky” Duwart Sr., 83, was called home to the Lord on Friday, November 15, 2013. He died peacefully with his devoted daughter, Wanda Lougee, by his side.Continued ...
Francis A. Bruni, 93
Rockport, MA — Francis Angelo Bruni, 93, of Rockport, husband of the late Elizabeth M. (Johnson) Bruni, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 15, 2013, at home, surrounded by his loving family.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
Francis A. Bruni, 93
Rockport, MA — Francis Angelo Bruni, 93, of Rockport, husband of the late Elizabeth M. (Johnson) Bruni, passed away peacefully at the family home on Friday, November 15, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.Continued ...
Janice Linehan, 88
Sarasota, FL — Janice (Jan) Rowley Linehan died peacefully at her home in Sarasota, Florida, on November 12, 2013, after a long struggle with lung disease.Continued ...
Mimi Kalina, 91
Lanesville, MA — E. Miriam ”Mimi” (Kleimola) Kalina, 91, of Lanesville, passed away in the Seacoast Nursing Home, Gloucester, on Friday, November 15, 2013. Mimi was born in Gloucester, MA on December 7, 1921, the daughter of the late Gabriel and Selma Selena (Kalinki) Kleimola. Mimi graduated from Gloucester High School with the Class of 1939. A short time after her graduation she went to work as a bookkeeper for E. H. Bickford Inc., a fruit and produce wholesaler on Maplewood Ave. and worked there most of her life until her retirement in July of 1988. She was very proud of her heritage and made sure that everyone knew she was 100% Finnish and that her parents came over from Finland and went through Ellis Island and became citizens. Mimi was a lifetime resident of Lanesville and a very active member in the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lanesville. She sang in their choir after joining in the eighth grade up until 2005. She belonged to the Women of St. Paul, serving as treasurer for a time, the bible study group and the quilter’s group. Her hobbies included stamp and bell collecting and watching her favorites, The Red Sox. She was thrilled to see them win three World Series. Mimi enjoyed walking her neighbor’s dogs through the woods when she was able. She had belonged to the Cape Ann Finnish Singers and sang in many churches for social functions around cities and towns in Massachusetts. She loved the times she spent at Finnfest in Michigan and traveling with her sisters to visit relatives in Ohio and seeing the Amish countryside. Mimi is survived by her two daughters, Mimi Scione of Lanesville, Susan Russo of Middleton; granddaughters, Christina Redmond, Kelly Rowe and her husband, Scott, and one awesome great-grandchild, Jake Rowe, all of Gloucester along with two step-grandchildren, Emily and Megan Russo of Swampscott, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sisters, Selma Perry, Aili Conant, Elsie Natti, Lillian Jameson and brothers, Onni, Eino, Frederick, Waino, Laurie and Jerry Kleimola.Continued ...
Vincent "Jimmy" Tarantino, 72
Macomb, Michigan — Mr. Tarantino was a dear brother to Peter and Frances Tarantino. He was a brother-in-law to Ann Tarantino and a loving uncle to his nieces and nephews. Mr. Tarantino was predeceased by his siblings, John and Anne. Vincent was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts and his residence was in Michigan.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 14, 2013
Eleanor Frances Bright Hunter, 91
Maynard, MA & Melbourne, FL — Eleanor Frances Bright Hunter, longtime resident of Maynard, MA and Melbourne, FL, died November 9, 2013, following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of 50 years to the late Otis G. Hunter. Mother of six children, David G. Hunter of Providence, RI; Jeffrey G. Hunter and his wife Wendy of Jamestown, RI; Judy A. Linquata and her husband Louie of Gloucester, MA; Laurie E. Kelly and her husband Mike of Edisto, SC; Jay A. Hunter and his wife Jean of Barrington, RI; and Greg O. Hunter and his wife Lynne of Sudbury, MA. Grandmother of 12, Ian, Lisa, Laura, Maryann, Allison, Lauren, Robert, Michael, Sam, Jack, Greer, and Eamon; and great-grandmother of 10, Ashley, Meredith, Nicholas, Alex, Ethan, Ben, Kennedy, Kellsey, Lilly, and Samantha.Continued ...