- Monday, February 24, 2014
Harold Ramis, actor, writer and director, dead at 69
CHICAGO — Harold Ramis was one of Hollywood’s most successful comedy filmmakers when he moved his family from Los Angeles back to the Chicago area in 1996. His career was still thriving, with “Groundhog Day” acquiring almost instant classic status upContinued ...
Elisabeth A. Jenness, 78
Beverly — Elisabeth A. Jenness passed away in the comfort of her home in Beverly on February 18th, she was 78. Born in Gerolstein, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Auguste Schommer. Ms. Jenness began her career in retail sales at Johnny Appleseed’s, and later went on to Filene's and Macy's, where she retired following 20 years of service. She was an avid gardener and a great cook, but mostly enjoyed time spent with her family near the ocean and locally at Lynch Park. In September of 1980, she was awarded a citation from Gov. Edward King for Outstanding Skill and Sportsmanship in Salt Water Fishing for landing a record tuna, weighing in at 1,082 pounds and 5 ounces. She single-handedly reeled it in from the waters off the North Shore.Continued ...
Eunice Whitten Wonson Payne
Pennsylvania — On February 21, 2014, Eunice Whitten Wonson Payne was embraced by the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and entered her Heavenly Home.Continued ...
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
Jennie E. Sweet
Gloucester — Jennie E. Sweet, 93, formerly of Willow Street, died Thursday afternoon, February 20, 2014, at the Seacoast Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.Continued ...
Jose P. Pastagal, Sr., 94
New Castle, IN — Jose P. Pastagal, Sr., 94, passed away suddenly at his Glen Oaks residence, New Castle, IN, on Tuesday, February 18, 2014.Continued ...
Virginia R. (Cheek) Noble
Gloucester — Virginia R. (Cheek) Noble, 89, died peacefully early Monday morning, February 17, 2014, at the Seacoast Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was the devoted wife of the late Jerome “Jerry” Noble, Jr., who died in July of 2011. They had shared sixty-eight years of marriage.Continued ...
- Friday, February 21, 2014
Beverly A. Russell
MA — Beverly A. Russell, 75, of Manchester, formerly of Gloucester, MA, died February 18, 2014.Continued ...
Dorothy Souvaine Heaton, 85
Rockport, MA — Dorothy L. (Giles) Souvaine Heaton, 85, of Rockport, formerly of Reading, passed away at her home on Wednesday evening, February 19. She was the wife of the late Henry D. Souvaine, and the late R. Gordon Heaton.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 20, 2014
Geraldine Garberg, 94
Gloucester — Geraldine (Dark) Garberg, 94, died peacefully Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at Beverly Hospital. She was the wife of the late Philip Garberg who died in 2004.Continued ...
Louis Consiglio, 69
Amesbury — Louie passed away on Feb. 10, after a long battle with cancer. Louie was a chef at many establishments around the North Shore, from owning his own restaurants, to cooking at skippers galley in Essex. Then moving to Amesbury he continued to cook at Lena's seafood. He enjoyed drawing and painting. He also enjoyed playing a good game of cards with his pals at the club. Louie helped many people struggling with addiction. He was always ready to help someone. He was patient, kind and loving. He will be greatly missed by all those who truly knew him. Louie is survived by his two daughters, Linda and Dawn Consiglio; three grandchildren, Kerri, Eric and Maxwell; a sister, Mildred Leveille; a brother, Phil Consiglio. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Rose Consiglio; a sister, Geraldine Cox; two brothers-in-law, Donnie Leveille and Don Kimmence and a sister-in-law, Gail Consiglio. Louie also leaves a very dear friend, Mike Vendetti who was by his side every step of the way until his passing.Continued ...
- Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Janet M. Canty, 85
Manchester, MA — Janet M. (Supple) Canty, 85, wife of William J. Canty, of Manchester, Mass., died unexpectedly in Phoenix on February 17, 2014.Continued ...
Rose Puma, 94
Gloucester — Rose (Rubino) Puma, 94, wife of the late Joseph A. Puma, of Gloucester, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 17, 2014, at the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Continued ...
- Tuesday, February 18, 2014
John D. Goodall, 91
Manchester-by-the-Sea — John D. Goodall, 91, died peacefully on Friday, January 10, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Helene H. (Chadwick) Goodall.Continued ...
Pamela E. (Andersen) Giamanco, 62
Gloucester — Pamela E. (Andersen) Giamanco, 62, died peacefully on Friday, February 14, 2014, at her home, following a brief illness.Continued ...
- Monday, February 17, 2014
Alden Trenholm, 79
Hamilton — Alden Trenholm, 79, of Hamilton, died on Friday, February 14, 2014, at the Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Beverly. Born in Swampscott on July 3, 1934, he was the son of the Late George H. and Evelyn (Parson) Trenholm. Alden was raised in Saugus, and a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1952. He was veteran of the United States Army, serving his country in the Korean War. Alden worked for the New England Telephone Co. as a cable splicer for over 30 years, retiring in 1989. He also was a veteran of the Massachusetts Army National Guard Co. A 101st Combat Engineers and the Massachusetts Army National Guard Troop C 26 Cavalry. He was a member of the American Legion Post 194 of Hamilton, the VFW Post 1093 of Ipswich, and the New England Telephone Pioneers. Alden was a volunteer for many years at the Ipswich Animal Shelter, where he made a big contribution in helping to rescue and take care of animals.Continued ...
- Saturday, February 15, 2014
Gladys E. Clark, 97
Gloucester, MA — Gladys Eva (Lange) Clark, 97, of Gloucester, passed away on Thursday evening, February 13, 2014, with her loving family at her side. Gladys was born in Detroit, MI, on May 4, 1916, the daughter of the late Otto and Amelia (Backhaus) Lange. She was a psychiatric nurse, as well as a beautician at Lapeer State Home for mentally and handicapped people for 24 years. Gladys' hands were never idle. She was always sewing, crocheting, baking, knitting, tending to her gardens or reading a book and running after her three grandchildren, who were the joy of her life. She had been an assistant leader to the Girl Scouts and was a Sunday school teacher in Michigan. Gladys was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lanesville, MA for 25 years. Her grandchildren were the loves of her life and she will be missed by them very much, as well as all the lives she had touched along her way. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Linda Marshall of Gloucester; sister, Ethel Sell of Flat Rock, Michigan; brother, Orville Lange and his wife, Doris, of King, NC; 3 grandchildren, Nathaniel Otto Marshall, of Gloucester, Jeffrey Orville Marshall of Somerset, MA and Jason Eric Marshall and his fiancée, Christine Keating, of Gloucester. She also leaves some special adopted grandchildren and close friends, Pete Mullen, Corey and Adrienne Ricci-Munn, Janda and Michelle Ricci-Munn, Rob O'Hanley, Mimi Scione, Glady Lou Veinotte and the Zubricki family. She was predeceased by her brother, Carl Lange.Continued ...
Wayne G. Pastagal, 63
Gloucester — Wayne G. Pastagal, 63, passed away peacefully at the Lakeview House, Haverhill, MA, on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.Continued ...
- Friday, February 14, 2014
Anna B. (Burke) (Saulnier) Frontiero, 96
Gloucester — Anna B. (Burke) (Saulnier) Frontiero, 96, died Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at home, surrounded by her loving family and friends, following an extended illness. She was the wife of the late Benedetto Frontiero.Continued ...
Dorothy A. Riley, 88
Gloucester — Dorothy "Dot" (Day) Riley, 88, of Gloucester, wife of the late Robert "Knockout" Riley, passed away on Wed., Feb 12, 2014, at the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on August 5, 1925, in Sanford, ME and was the daughter of the late Clifton and Nettle (Garland) Day. Dot attended Gloucester High School, where she received a Sawyer Medal and graduated in 1943. Dorothy grew up in Lanesville and worked on the family farm delivering milk before school. She worked at Day's Camps in Lanesville, Consolidated Lobster in Bay View, and for many years as a secretary at Plum Cove Elementary School. Dorothy will be remembered for being a mother, dedicated to raising her children. She loved getting the kids together and taking them to Plum Cove Beach. She attended almost every athletic competition to watch her children or grandchildren compete, and she really enjoyed family vacations to Myrtle Beach. Dorothy is survived by her 5 children, Paul and wife, Nancy, Don and wife, Joann, Roberta Seppala, Donna Mateus and husband, Herb, of Virginia Beach, and Patty Thibodeau and husband, Mike. She leaves 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; a special sister-in-law, Tricia; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Marion Tenaglia and son-in-law, Gary Seppala.Continued ...
Irene E. Giuffre, 90
Rockport, MA — Irene Giuffre, of Rockport, passed away Monday night, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Denmar Rehab and Nursing Center. Wife of the late Angelo Giuffre and daughter of the late Emil and Alice Mantyla. She was born in Gloucester on April 20, 1923. She was a kind, loving, devoted grandmother to her four grandchildren, Anthony, Jennifer, Nicholas, and Christopher. She had a love for the outdoors, especially the beach, in the summer you were most likely to find her down at front beach soaking in the sun, swimming and collecting blue sea glass. Irene was predeceased by her brother, Walter Mantyla. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Kelley of Gloucester; grandson, Anthony Beal of Salem; granddaughter, Jennifer Holmes and husband, Jesse Holmes, of Salem; grandson, Nicholas Beal of Gloucester and grandson, Christopher Beal of Rockport.Continued ...