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Obituaries

Obituaries
  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014
  • Georgianna (Ross) Sawyer, 90

    Swampscott — Georgianna (Ross) Sawyer entered into rest June 2, 2014 at the age of 90.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 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
  • Horace D. "Bill" Lambert, 94

    Rowley — Horace "Bill" Deland Lambert, 94, of Rowley, Mass., and St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Atkinson, N.H., passed away Sunday at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He was predeceased by his wives, Nancy (Dodge) Lambert and Charlotte (LeBosquet) Lambert.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 4, 2014 1 Photo
  • John M. Brennan, 62

    Beverly — John M. Brennan, 62, passed away peacefully at home on May 31, 2014. He was the loving husband of Paulette “Polly” (Hourihan) Brennan, with whom he shared 31 years of marriage.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 4, 2014
  • Joseph W. Porazinski, 63

    SALEM — Joseph W. Porazinski, 63, husband of Jean (MacQueen) Porazinski, of Salem, passed away Saturday morning, May 31, 2014, at his residence, with family by his side.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 4, 2014 1 Photo
  • Leonore T. "Lee" Simoneau

    Lynn — Mrs. Leonore T. “Lee” (Rivers) Simoneau, 88, of Lynn, died Monday at Abbott House Nursing Home in Lynn, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Maurice J. Simoneau, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage. Born and raised in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Edward O. and Margaret E. (Sullivan) Rivers. She had lived in Lynn for the greater part of her life.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 4, 2014 1 Photo
  • Michael Healey, 67

    Kingston, NH & Salem, MA — Michael Healey, 67, of Kingston, passed away unexpectedly, while surrounded by his loving family, at Exeter Hospital on May 29, 2014. He was the loving husband of Joan (Gambale) Healey, to whom he was married for 40 years. Michael was born on June 1, 1946 in Salem, Mass., to the late Thomas and Agnes (Cormier) Healey. Michael was a machinist for Sylvania for several years. He was a devoted father, who raised his two sons in Kingston, and was very active in their lives and all their sporting events. Michael enjoyed his beloved Red Sox and was one of the most dedicated fans. He was an avid motorcyclist. He adored his grandchildren and looked forward to his daily chocolate donut with little Mikey. Michael’s most recent love of his life was traveling to Aruba with his wife on a yearly basis. Michael will be deeply missed by his wife, Joan; his son, Patrick Healey and his wife, Tori Healey of Kingston; his son Ryan Healey and his wife, Sompong Healey of Barrington, N.H.; his brothers, Thomas, Dennis and Timothy Healey; his two grandchildren, Michael and Ryan Healey; best friends, Billy, Roger and Stanley; along with all his friends of Bill W. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Brian Healey; and his sister, Katie Healey.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 4, 2014
  • Nellie A. Danish, 88

    Peabody — Nellie A. (Witwicki) Danish, 88, wife of the late Nicholas F. Danish, died peacefully on Sunday, June 1, 2014, with her family by her side, at Brentwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Danvers.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 4, 2014 1 Photo
  • Peter A. Materkowski, 97

    Peabody — Peter A Materkowski, 97, of Peabody, died Tuesday morning at the Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody, following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of the late Jane J. (Mizioch) Materkowski, with whom he shared over 40 years of marriage.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 4, 2014 1 Photo
  • Peter Santarelli, 58

    Salem, NH — Peter John Santarelli, 58, of Salem, N.H., died peacefully Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, N.H., surrounded by his family.

    The Salem News Wed, June 04
    Jun 4, 2014 1 Photo
  • Tuesday, June 3, 2014
  • A. Jean (Kennedy) Ryan, 81

    Salem, Ma — Mrs. A. Jean (Kennedy) Ryan, 81, of Salem, died Monday, May 26, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born and raised in Lynn, and was the daughter of the late John and Susan Kennedy. She was a graduate of Lynn English High, Salem State University and received her master’s degree from Northeastern University. She lived in Lynn, Swampscott and Salem.

    The Salem News Tue, June 03
    Jun 3, 2014 1 Photo
  • Carol A. (Nimblett) LeBel, 66

    Peabody — Carol A. (Nimblett) LeBel, 66, of Peabody, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, with her family by her side, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, following a long illness. She was the wife of the late Raymond G. LeBel

    The Salem News Tue, June 03
    Jun 3, 2014
  • Madeleine (Boucher) Pelletier Michaud, 89

    Salem — Madeleine "Maddy" Michaud passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, June 1, at the Hunt Nursing Home in Danvers, after living several years with Alzheimer's disease. She was lovingly cared for by her family, the staff and the Compassionate Care Hospice of Danvers.

    The Salem News Tue, June 03
    Jun 3, 2014 1 Photo
  • Peter Santarelli, 58

    Salem, NH — Peter John Santarelli, 58, of Salem, N.H., died peacefully Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, N.H., surrounded by his family.

    The Salem News Tue, June 03
    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
  • Sandra A. (Pasco) Spuglio, 60

    Peabody — Sandra A. (Pasco) Spuglio, 60, of Peabody, and formerly of East Boston, died Sunday morning at her home, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Spuglio with whom she shared over 40 years of marriage.

    The Salem News Tue, June 03
    Jun 3, 2014 1 Photo
  • Thomas A. Grelish, 63

    Peabody — Thomas A. Grelish, 63, beloved husband of Patti (Harkins) Grelish of Peabody, died Saturday May 31, 2014, at Lahey Medical Center in Peabody, after being stricken at home.

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    Jun 3, 2014 1 Photo
  • Monday, June 2, 2014
  • Alighieri "Al" Latini, 98

    Beverly — Alighieri Latini, 98, of Beverly, passed peacefully Saturday morning, May 31, 2014, at Merrimack Valley Health Center in Amesbury. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 71 years, Mary Latini (Servizio) of Beverly. He was the son of the late Biagio and Agata Latini, and is survived by his sister, Viola Michetti of Beverly.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo
  • Anita E. (Gendron) Jackson

    Lynn — Mrs. Anita E. (Gendron) Jackson, 97, of Lynn, died Thursday at the Abbott House Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph H. Jackson Jr., with whom she shared 54 years.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo
  • Blanche (Reynolds) Spigel

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

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014
  • Caroline F. DeAngelis

    Center Ossipee, NH, formerly of Salem, MA — Caroline F. DeAngelis, 85, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Wolfeboro Bay Care and Rehabilitation Center in Wolfeboro, N.H.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo
  • George Whitmore, 64

    Middleton, MA — George Whitmore, 64, of Corpus Christi, Texas, and formerly of Middleton and Merrimac, Mass., died unexpectedly on Friday, May 23, in Corpus Christi.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014
  • John Galaris, 77

    Sayville, NY, formerly of Peabody, MA — John Galaris, 77, a resident of Sayville, Long Island, N.Y. since 1970, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Born and raised in Peabody, Mass., Mr. Galaris graduated Salem State College, and later obtained his master’s degree at Hofstra University. Mr. Galaris taught and coached for many years at Brentwood Public Schools, where he would become an administrator and retire as a principal.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014
  • John K. Thomas, 65

    Kesgrave, Ipswich, England — John Karl Thomas, 65 of Kesgrave, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK, passed away May 6, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of the late Susan Estella (Burman), with whom he shared almost 30 years of marriage. Born in Germany and raised in Beverly, Mass., he was the son of the late Carlyle and Helga Thomas. He was a member of Beverly High School, Class of 1967. He served in the Air Force for 8 years, and after discharge, he continued as a civilian Department of Defense employee.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo
  • Kline O. Ingalls, 84

    Marblehead — Kline Oliver Ingalls, 84, loving husband of Barbara (Titcomb) Ingalls of Marblehead, died at Care Dimensions, Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, on Friday May 30, 2014.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    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.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo
  • Marilyn Ruth Clarke (Walker), 78

    Oceanside, CA — Marilyn passed away in the arms of her husband on May 23, 2014.

    Marilyn was born April 26, 1936, in Salem, Mass., to Bert and Ruth Walker. Marilyn was a graduate of North Shore Hospital School of Nursing and had a fulfilling career in nursing.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo
  • Miriam (Goldberg) Soep, 87

    Peabody, MA — Miriam (Goldberg) Soep, 87, of North Reading, formerly of Malden, entered eternal rest Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Aviv Center for Living in Peabody.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014
  • Valerie A. Napolitano (DiGenova ), 48

    Brick, NJ — Valerie was born in Salem, Mass., to Janet Phillips and Valeriano DiGenova. She was raised in Beverly and graduated from Beverly High School in 1983. She moved to New Jersey in 1991, where she married and raised three beautiful daughters. Valerie had a great admiration and dedication to her family and friends. She worked many years as a paraprofessional in the Brick School System, where, working with children with special needs brought her great joy. She had so much love to give to everyone and will be forever in our hearts.

    The Salem News Mon, June 02
    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo
  • Yolanda R. Marciano, 91

    Topsfield — Miss Yolanda R. Marciano, 91, of Topsfield, died Wednesday, May 28 , 2014, at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by her family.

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    Jun 2, 2014 1 Photo

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    August 2, 2014

  • Hunt underway after reported kidnapping at knife point in Wenham

    Police in Wenham and surrounding towns as well as state police units are searching for a man who reportedly kidnapped a 21-year-old Wenham woman at knife point Friday night.

    August 1, 2014

  • Police in helicopters spot marijuana plants in Salem, Peabody PEABODY -- The state police buzzed over Peabody by helicopter this week and spotted marijuana plants growing outside a home on St. Ann's Avenue. A ground unit was alerted and cut down the plants. The operation was part of regular "marijuana eradicati

    August 1, 2014

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    Gov. Deval Patrick and Mayor Mike Cahill opened the new MBTA parking garage Friday afternoon with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the roof.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sex offender found in New Hampshire

    The Level 3 sex offender who allegedly cut off his GPS bracelet and absconded after he was spotted with a 16-year-old boy, in violation of his probation in a child rape case, has been arrested in Manchester, New Hampshire.

    August 1, 2014