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  • Thursday, June 19, 2014
  • Ruth Adelaide Viator Nelson, 95

    Ipswich — Ruth Adelaide Viator Nelson, 95, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, peacefully, in her Ipswich, Mass. home.

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  • Vera Studley, 97

    Portland, ME — Vera Lois Studley, 97, passed away quietly surrounded by family members on June 15, 2014. The daughter of John M. and Millicent (Miner) Darrach, she was born in West Newton, Mass., on May 17, 1917. She graduated from Newton High School and was a member of the National Honor Society. She attended and graduated from Chandler School for Women in Boston. She was an accomplished pianist as a young person.

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    Jun 19, 2014 1 Photo
  • Wednesday, June 18, 2014
  • Joseph "Joe" Saulnier, 50

    Gloucester, Ma — Joseph “Joe” Saulnier, 50, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on Friday, June 6, 2014.

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    Jun 18, 2014 1 Photo
  • Paul Sepich, 77

    Hamilton — Devoted husband and proud father and grandfather, A. Paul Sepich died suddenly on Sunday June 15, 2014, at his home in Hamilton.

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    Jun 18, 2014 1 Photo
  • Tuesday, June 17, 2014
  • Carol L. (MacWhinnie) Hannibal, 81

    Middleton — Mrs. Carol L. (MacWhinnie) Hannibal, 81, of Middleton, died June 15, 2014, at Twin Oaks Nursing home in Danvers, surrounded by her family.

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    Jun 17, 2014 1 Photo
  • Marilyn Conover, Artist

    Rockport, MA — Artist Marilyn Conover died on Sunday morning, June 15, 2014, at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Gloucester.

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    Jun 17, 2014 1 Photo
  • Ronald P. Maciel, 76

    Ipswich, MA — Ronald P. Maciel, 76, of Ipswich, formerly of Gloucester, died at his son's home on June 10. Born Ronald Philip Maciel on June 23, 1937, he was the son of Leonard and Katherine (Sonia) Maciel. He attended Gloucester Public Schools and went on to receive a diploma from Massachusetts Trade Shop School. Ronald moved to Ipswich, where he resided most of his life. He was a lover of the outdoors and an avid fan of The Boston Red Sox.

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    Jun 17, 2014 1 Photo
  • Sister M. Neri Burrows, 90

    Windham, NH — Sister M. Neri (Marjorie) Burrows, 90, a Sister of Mercy for 67 years, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, after a period of declining health. A native of Everett, Mass., she was the daughter of George and Catherine (Emmert) Burrows.Sister Neri received her bachelor's degree in business from Mount St. Mary College, Hooksett, N.H., and her master's degree in business and guidance counseling from Salem State College, Salem, Mass.

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    Jun 17, 2014
  • Valerie A. (Saulnier) Marques, 71

    Gloucester — Valerie A. (Saulnier) Marques, 71, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at home, surrounded by her loving family and friends, following a brief illness.

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    Jun 17, 2014 1 Photo
  • Monday, June 16, 2014
  • Elinor S. Enos, 85

    Gloucester, MA — Elinor S. (Lane) Enos, 85, wife of the late Austin S. Enos of Gloucester, died on Friday, June 13, 2014, at her home, following a long illness. In her final days, she was lovingly cared for by her son, Michael, and his wife, Terry.

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    Jun 16, 2014 1 Photo
  • Kathleen E. Orlando, 54

    Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA — Kathleen Ellen (Philpott) Orlando, 54, wife of Vincent A. Orlando of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass., passed away on Thursday morning, June 12, at Beverly Hospital, with her loving family by her side.

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    Jun 16, 2014 1 Photo
  • M. Eileen (Haskins) Gove, 71

    West Gloucester — M. Eileen (Haskins) Gove, 71, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Massachusetts General Hospital, following an extended illness. She was the wife of the late Kenneth W. Gove, who died in July of 1992.

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    Jun 16, 2014 1 Photo
  • Saturday, June 14, 2014
  • Phoebe A. Souza, 50

    Gloucester — Phoebe A. Souza, 50, of Gloucester, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the Addison Gilbert Hospital, following an extended illness.

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    Jun 14, 2014 1 Photo
  • Friday, June 13, 2014
  • Julie Ruth Collins, 59

    Gloucester — Julie Ruth Collins, 59, of Gloucester, formerly of Waltham, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

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    Jun 13, 2014 1 Photo
  • Nancy Lee Megowen Shane

    Wenham — Nancy Lee Megowen Shane passed away from heart failure on May 24, in her home in Wenham, Mass. The daughter of the late Robert Lee and Myrtle Shane Megowen, and the sister of the late William J. Megowen, Nancy is survived by her husband, John A. Shane, and children, Lee Shane, Christopher A. Shane and Nancy S. Brophy and partner, David Cady, as well as her sister-in-law, Peg Megowen, and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

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    Jun 13, 2014 1 Photo
  • Priscilla Masury Morse, 95

    Marblehead — Priscilla Masury Morse died peacefully in her sleep on June 12, 2014 at the age of 95. She was born in Marblehead, the daughter of Pauline Baldwin Masury and Ackley Rhodes Slee. She was predeceased by her brother, Richard C. Slee. Priscilla was married to the love of her life, Garlan Morse, who died in 1985. Priscilla leaves her children, Priscilla Masury Donovan-Mackinnon and her husband, Donald Mackinnon, of Bourne, Elisabeth (Betsy) Appleton Jenney and her partner, Tom Bowen, of Boston, Garlan Morse and his wife, Jody of Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Frank Baldwin Morse of Nevis, West Indies. Priscilla was called Mimi by her grandchildren, John L. Donovan and wife, Elizabeth of Litchfield, Conn., Robert Elmore and wife, Lisa of West Newbury, Andrew Elmore and wife, Laura of Emmaus, Pa., Margot Morse and her husband, Guillaume Blin of Carlisle, Mass., Joanna Beasley and her husband, Brendan, of Oakland, Calif., and Samuel Mackenzie Morse of Manchester-by-the-Sea; and her great-grandchildren, Jack, Caroline and Tim Donovan, Theodore and Maxwell Elmore, and Maxine Blin.

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    Jun 13, 2014 1 Photo
  • William J. (Jim) Kirker, 79

    Belfast, Northern Ireland — William J. (Jim) Kirker of Belfast, Northern Ireland, formerly of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass., passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014. He was born in Belfast to the late William and Elizabeth Kirker. Jim and his beloved wife, Theresa immigrated to Manchester where they settled and raised a family. Theresa passed away May 29, 1993.

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    Jun 13, 2014
  • Thursday, June 12, 2014
  • Carlton Doucette, 72

    Gloucester, MA — Carlton R. Doucette, 72, died Monday, June 2, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Manchester, N.H.

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    Jun 12, 2014
  • Winnie Fay (Lumpkin) Bell

    GLOUCESTER, SANIBEL ISLAND, FL — “The Winnie Way” was the name Dick Bell gave to the cabin, his family’s former summer camp on Gloucester’s Little River, to which he would bring his new bride, Winnie Fay Lumpkin Bell, back in May, 1942. And that phrase, “the Winnie way,” pretty much captures what he loved so about her during their 72 years of marriage together that began there that day. Mrs. Winnie Fay (Lumpkin) Bell, passed away June 10, 2014 in her home of Gloucester, surrounded by her loving family.

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  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
  • Aubrey M. Johnson, 86

    Port St. Lucie, FL — Aubrey M. Johnson Jr., 86, formerly of Gloucester, died August 25, 2013. He was the husband of the late Shirley M. (Menken) Johnson, who died in June of 1983.

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    Jun 11, 2014

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