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Obituaries

Obituaries
  • Monday, July 21, 2014
  • Joseph J. Orlando, 90

    Gloucester — Joseph J. Orlando, 90, of Gloucester, passed away on Saturday morning, July 19, 2014, at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by his family.

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    Jul 21, 2014
  • Thomas M. Cusick, 54

    Amesbury — Thomas M. Cusick, 54, of Amesbury, formerly of Gloucester, passed away on Thursday evening, July 17, 2014, at his Amesbury home.

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    Jul 21, 2014
  • Friday, July 18, 2014
  • Joan M. Oliver, 72

    Gloucester — Joan M. (Hurlburt) Oliver, 72, of Gloucester, passed away on Wednesday evening, July 16, 2014, at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by her family

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    Jul 18, 2014
  • Thursday, July 17, 2014
  • Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70

    GENEVA (AP) -- Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat. His contrasting appe

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  • Diane Nelson, 60

    Punta Gorda, FL — Diane Nelson passed away suddenly on July 15, 2014. She was born on Sept. 30, 1953 in Chelsea, Mass. She grew up in Saugus, Mass.

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    Jul 17, 2014
  • Thomas F. Keohane, 80

    Magnolia — Thomas F. Keohane, 80, of Magnolia, died Monday, July 14, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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    Jul 17, 2014
  • V. Geraldine J. "Gerry" (Nettles) Mills, 82

    Salem, NH — V. Geraldine J. (Nettles) Mills, 82, of Salem, wife of the late William A. Mills, passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Sunday, July 13, at Salemhaven Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. Gerry was born in Somerville, Mass., the daughter of the late Velma (Arens) and John Nettles.

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  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014
  • Deborah T. Ketchopulos, 67

    Rockport, MA — Deborah “Deb” (Tyne) Ketchopulos, 67, wife of James “Jim” G. Ketchopulos of Rockport, Mass., passed away on Friday July 11, 2014, following a brief illness at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family.

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    Jul 15, 2014 1 Photo
  • Garrin T. "Gabba" Orlando

    Gloucester — Garrin T. “Gabba” Orlando, 44, died unexpectedly Friday, July 11, 2014, at his home.

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  • Helen Atwood, 90

    Formerly of Athol and Gloucester — Helen E. Atwood, 90, of Tarpon Springs, Fla., passed away July 10, 2014. The second child of George and Helen Grant of Athol, Mass., Helen graduated from Athol schools at 15 and from Mass State College, now UMass-Amherst, at 19. She married Milford W. Atwood upon graduation in 1943, and they had three children. That marriage ended in divorce. Helen was a dietician who ran the general’s dining room at the Pentagon during World War II, and served as the dietitian for an elementary school in Gill, Mass. Later, she earned a master’s degree in math education from Salem State College in Salem, Mass., and had a long career as a 7th grade math teacher, retiring in 1987 from Beverly Public Schools in Beverly, Mass. Helen spent more than 30 years as a hospital volunteer, first at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, and then at Helen Ellis Hospital in Tarpon Springs. A lifelong church member, Helen was clerk of her church in Massachusetts, served on a pastoral search committee, and taught Sunday school. In Tarpon Springs, she served on board committees for the Green Dolphin Condominium Association. Helen was devoted to her children and grandson, and spent her life making wonderful opportunities available to them. She is survived by her two daughters and their spouses, Fred and Carol Atwood-Lyon of Tarpon Springs and Dover, N.H., and Mark and Sally Hamilton of New Port Richey; and her son and his wife, Skip and Cindy Atwood of Tarpon Springs and Nobleboro, Maine. She is also survived by one grandchild, William Curtis Tawney of Tampa; her sister, Barbara Grant Donahue of Shrewsbury, Mass.; and three nieces. Helen was predeceased by her life partner, Doric J. Alviani of Wenham, Mass.; her brother, G. William Grant of Anaheim, Calif.; and her parents, George and Helen Grant, of Athol.

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  • Monday, July 14, 2014
  • Joseph P. Randazza

    Haverhill — Joseph P. Randazza, 80, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2014, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, after living with pancreatic cancer for more than six years. He was surrounded by the love of his son, daughter and wife. Joe was the husband of H. Jacqueline “Jackie” Randazza, who shared her love of life with Joe and lovingly cared for him during his declining years. Jackie would like to acknowledge the assistance provided by the Merrimack Valley Hospice home care providers. Their professionalism and respect was evident.

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    Jul 14, 2014 1 Photo
  • Ronald M. Reardon Sr., 83

    Gloucester — Ronald M. Reardon Sr., 83, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Peabody, following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis M. (Susanno) Reardon.

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    Jul 14, 2014 1 Photo
  • Thomas J. Reardon III

    Gloucester, MA — Thomas J. “Harry” Reardon III, of Gloucester, passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Virginia, after a long and courageous battle with heart disease. Thomas was born in Gloucester on September 24, 1954, and was the the son of the late Thomas J. and Anita (Carr) Reardon.

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  • Saturday, July 12, 2014
  • Judith A. Hickory

    Gloucester, MA — Judy passed away on Sunday, July 6, at home surrounded by her family. She was born on March 24, 1945 to the late Richard and Barbara (Porter) Silva in Gloucester.

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    Jul 12, 2014
  • Friday, July 11, 2014
  • Antonia M. Iannazzo, 88

    Gloucester, MA — Antonia M. (Solimino) Iannazzo, 88, of Gloucester, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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    Jul 11, 2014 1 Photo
  • Frederick R. Grover, 93

    Rockport — Frederick Randall Grover, 93, of Rockport, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 after a brief stay at Den Mar Nursing Home.

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    Jul 11, 2014
  • Jones E. Newell, Jr., 72

    Gloucester — Jones E. Newell, Jr., 72, passed away on Thursday morning, July 10, 2014 surrounded by his family. "Jonesy" was born in Gloucester, on July 23, 1941. He was the son of the late Jones E. Newell, Sr. and Doris (DeCoste) Newell. He grew up in Gloucester and graduated from Gloucester High School, Class of 1959.

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    Jul 11, 2014
  • Mary Savina Balzarini, 86

    Pigeon Cove, Ma — Mary S. Balzarini, 86, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2014, after a brief illness. Born in Pigeon Cove, Mary was the beloved daughter of Attilo E. "Cap" and Amelia M. Balzarini(Balzarini), granddaughter of Antonio and Rosa Balzarini(Franchini), and sister to Richard (Joanne) of Bernardston, Mass.

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  • Thursday, July 10, 2014
  • Deborah C. Wall

    Chocowinity, NC — Mrs. Deborah “Debbie” Canning Wall, passed away on July 7, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C., after a lengthy illness.

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    Jul 10, 2014
  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014
  • Ann Currier, 81

    Rockport, MA — Ann Currier passed away after a brief stay at Seacoast Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Gloucester, Mass.

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    Jul 9, 2014

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