Bufalino's aunt, who lives in Hingham, said she doesn't believe Doucette is reformed, pointing to his prison record and his effort to withdraw his pleas.
"Suddenly this man has an epiphany, without any help, and has reformed?" Spenlinhauer said. "This wasn't in a fit of anger. This was premeditated."
Rollins said she lives with the pain every day, "but I've learned to put it in the background and move on."
"I've decided it's not going to ruin my life again. It did once," said Rollins, who has remarried. "I'm not going to dwell on it, and I'm not going to live in fear."