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Obituaries

Obituaries
  • Friday, June 13, 2014
  • 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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    Jun 12, 2014 1 Photo
  • 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
  • Catherine M. Jenner, 97

    Gloucester — Catherine M. Jenner, 97, of Gloucester, passed away on Thursday evening, June 5, 2014, at Addison Gilbert Hospital.

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    Jun 11, 2014 1 Photo
  • George A. Dodge, 79

    Gloucester — George A. Dodge, 79, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, with his daughter, Suzen and son-in-law, Steven, by his side.

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    Jun 11, 2014 1 Photo
  • M. Hope Coffman, 71

    Rockport — M. Hope Coffman, director of the Rockport Public Library, died at her home on May 27, 2014. Born in Hartford, Conn., on November 3, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Homer Root. A graduate of New Britain High School, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Boston University, and a Master of Library Science from Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

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    Jun 11, 2014
  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014
  • Joyce A. Vickery, 85

    Ipswich — Joyce A. (Parady) Vickery, 85, of Emeritus, Cherry Hill, Danvers, formerly of Beverly and of Ipswich, died Sunday, June 8, in the her home, following a long illness.

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    Jun 10, 2014 1 Photo
  • Monday, June 9, 2014
  • Marie D. Cantwell

    Belmont — Marie Dionne (Viglirolo) Cantwell of Waltham, formerly of Belmont and Gloucester, died peacefully at her home on May 31, 2014.

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    Jun 9, 2014 1 Photo
  • Phyllis L. O'Hanley, 84

    Gloucester — Phyllis L. (Carter) O’Hanley, 84, of Gloucester, wife of the late Robert E. O’Hanley, passed away on Saturday morning, June 7, 2014, at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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    Jun 9, 2014
  • Sonja Lundberg O'Hearn, 96

    Fort Myers, FL — Sonja passed away in Fort Myers, Fla., on January 4, 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Marcia (Collins) Curcuru and her husband, Charles R. (Bobby) Curcuru of Fort Myers; her grandchildren, Laura J. (Curcuru) Crawford of Danvers, Julie A. (Curcuru) Costa and her husband, John, of Danvers, Charles R. Curcuru Jr. of Beverly, Lisa M. (Curcuru) Oliveri of Haverhill, and David S. Curcuru and his wife, Malynda (Jervah) Curcuru of Danvers; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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    Jun 9, 2014 1 Photo
  • Saturday, June 7, 2014
  • Jeanne Dinan, 65

    Scarborough, ME — Jeanne N. Dinan, 65, of Scarborough, Maine, passed away on Saturday May 31, 2014.

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    Jun 7, 2014
  • Thursday, June 5, 2014
  • Bess Vickery, 99

    Westhampton, MA — Bess Pazeian Vickery, longtime resident of Gloucester, Mass., passed away at the home of family in Western Massachusetts, on May 31, 2014, after a long struggle with dementia and other health problems.

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    Jun 5, 2014
  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014
  • Heath L. Manthorne, 45

    Beverly — Mr. Heath L. Manthorne passed away unexpectedly at home in Beverly. He was 45.

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    Jun 4, 2014 1 Photo
  • Tuesday, June 3, 2014
  • Frederick T. Johnson, 82

    Gloucester — Frederick Thomas Johnson, 82, passed away on May 14, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif., after a long illness. He was the husband of Joan (Gosnell) Johnson, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. Joan passed away in 2010.

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    Jun 3, 2014 1 Photo
  • Robert B. O'Shea, 85

    Rockport & Beverly, MA — Robert B. O’Shea, 85, April 17, 1929 - April 25, 2014. Calling all of Bob’s friends to come celebrate his life!

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    Jun 3, 2014 2 Photos
  • Sylvia L. (Clark) Doucette

    Gloucester — Sylvia L. (Clark) Doucette, 85, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was the wife of the late William H. Doucette.

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    Jun 3, 2014 1 Photo
  • Monday, June 2, 2014
  • Blanche (Reynolds) Spigel

    Peabody — Blanche Ellen (Reynolds) Spigel entered into rest on May 30, 2014.

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    Jun 2, 2014
  • Louise M. Gustafson, 84

    West Groton, MA — A memorial service celebrating the life and love of Louise M. Gustafson will be held on Sunday, June 8, at Christ the Redeemer Church, 188 Elliott Street, Danvers, Mass., at 2 p.m.

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    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo
  • William L. Bradley, 90

    Gloucester, MA — William L. Bradley, 90, passed away at home, surrounded by his family, Saturday, May 31, 2014. He was the husband of Frances M. (Zager) Bradley, who passed away only seven weeks ago. They had shared 60 years of marriage together.

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    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo

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