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Abreu, Mary Pitta  
Mary Pitta Abreu of Lowell; 95 LOWELL -- Mary (Pitta) Abreu, age 95, passed away on June 27, 2015, at D'Youville Senior Care Center in Lowell, following a brief illness. Born in Lowell on February 28. 1920, she was the daughter of the late Jose and Maria (Santos) Pitta. Mary lived most of her life in Lowell, though she spent ages 7 through 14 on Madeira Island, Portugal, from where her parents had emigrated. Mary worked in the mills from a young age, as a stitcher and seamstress at several local clothing manufacturers. She was especially proud of her work during World War II, where she took on 'man's work' as a weaver, operating the loom that produced the cloth used for Army uniforms. A lifelong member of St. Anthony's Church, Mary maintained a 50-year membership in the Holy Rosary Sodality and proudly represented the organization, marching in many of the Church's processions in her earlier years. An avid Red Sox fan and supporter, Mary watched almost every game, and not only studied the players' baseball statistics, but could tell you their ages, height, weight, and family status. She always enjoyed playing cards, her favorites were 'petey' and cribbage, both of which she played as recently as April. The wife of the late Louis N. Abreu, they were married for 45 years upon his death in 1983. She is survived by three sons, Louis and his wife, Pauline (Genest) Abreu, of Dracut; David Abreu of Lowell, and his companion, Lee Teles, of Tewksbury; and Joseph Abreu of Cape Canaveral, FL; and one daughter, Sheila Perry of Dracut. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. Other survivors include her siblings, sister Caroline Young of Andover; brother Edward Pitta and his wife, Pauline, of Lowell; her brother-in-law, Joseph Abreu and his wife, Doris, of FL; and her sister-in-law, Carol (Abreu) Dubay of CT. She was also the sister of the late Joseph, George, Manual, and David Pitta, Linda (Pitta) Chagnon, and Rose (Pitta) Barker. The family extends its thanks and gratitude to Dr. Stephen Travers of Lowell and the staffs of Merrimack Valley Hospice and the D'Youville Senior Care Center for their care, compassion, and commitment to Mary. ABREU -- YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS FROM 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 1. ON THURSDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 9 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. ANTHONY CHURCH, 893 CENTRAL ST., LOWELL AT 10 A.M. BURIAL IN ST. PATRICK CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL, 501 ST. JUDE PLACE, MEMPHIS, TN 38105. E-CONDOLENCE SITE WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM .
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Published in Lowell Sun on June 30, 2015
Baer, Norman J.  
Norman J. Baer formerly of Clinton & Leominster; 79 CLINTON/LEOMINSTER -- Norman J. Baer, 79, formerly of Clinton & Leominster, died Saturday June 27th in Rose Monahan Hospice Home, Worcester, after a series of illnesses. Norman is survived by two daughters; Valerie Paen and her husband Genaro of Leominster, Betty Herlihy and her husband Michael of Milford NH and a son, John Baer and his wife Bridgett of Clinton and their families. Norman was predeceased by his loving wife of 44 years Christine (Stedman) Baer who also died on June 27th in 2001, his infant grandson John H. Baer II in 1984. Norman was born in Clinton on November 6th 1935 to the late John F. and Bertha C. (Fuchs) Baer. He attended Clinton Schools and Worcester Boys Trade High School. Norman was President of Baer Distributors / Cott Beverages in Clinton for many years until its closing. He then worked at Nypro, Inc in Clinton for several years until joining the Clinton Housing Authority where he ultimately retired from in 2001. Norman was a true craftsman of many talents, electrical, plumbing, woodworking, and masonry, always ready to lend a hand to someone doing a project or home repair. Norman was a Proud Member and Past President of the Clinton Exchange Club, Clinton Lodge of Elks and Clinton Turners. He was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd. Norman enjoyed many years at his homes on Lake Winnipesaukee, and Brooksville Florida, along with cruises around the Caribbean with family and friends. He was an avid puzzle builder, and enjoyed all of the family pets. Mostly, he truly enjoyed his loving family time. BAER -- Norman's funeral will be held Thursday July 2nd 2015 from the McNally & Watson Funeral Home, 304 Church Street, Clinton, MA with a funeral service at 10:30 AM at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 209 Union Street, Clinton, MA. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, MA. Family and Friends are invited to calling hours at the funeral home on Wednesday July 1st 2015 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Donations may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 209 Union Street, Clinton, MA 01510. www.mcnallywatson.com .
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Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on June 30, 2015
Boulanger, David J.  
David J. Boulanger, Sr. of Lowell; age 61 LOWELL -- Mr. David J. Boulanger, Sr., a resident of Lowell, died suddenly on June 26, 2015, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Annette M. (Roy) Boulanger with whom he recently celebrated their 41st anniversary. Born in Lowell on July 6, 1953, he was the son of Arthur R. and Claire H. (McGrath) Boulanger of Lowell. He was a longtime resident of the Belvidere section of Lowell, where he and his loving wife raised their three children. David worked in the sales division at Bob's Furniture in Lowell. He was also a member of the Lowell Assembly of God. Surviving him in addition to his wife and parents are a son, David J. Boulanger, Jr. of Brockton, MA; two daughters and a son-in-law, Nicole M. Palmer and her husband Samuel of Littleton, MA and Ashley Rose Boulanger of Lowell; five grandchildren, Mason Palmer, Landon Palmer, Cameron Boulanger, Jillian Palmer and Mallory Palmer; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Robert R. and Suzanne Boulanger of Hudson, NH, Daniel M. and Audrey Boulanger of Tyngsborough and Arthur R. Boulanger of Dover, NH; three sisters and three brothers-in-law, Ruthann O'Brien and her husband John of Wakefield, MA, Elizabeth Bourassa and her husband Anthony of Windham, NH and Jessica DeSimone and her husband Mark of Marlborough, MA; his mother-in-law, Georgine E. Roy of Lowell; his sisters-in-law, Yvette L. Nelson of Kissimmee, FL, Paulette R. and her husband Walter Osterberg of Billerica and Claudette Meehan of Woburn; also many nieces and nephews. BOULANGER -- David J. Boulanger, Sr., age 61, a resident of Lowell and husband of Annette M. (Roy) Boulanger. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial visitation on Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the ROLAND W. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, 308 Pawtucket St., Lowell. His funeral service will take place on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. in the Lowell Assembly of God, Andover St., Tewksbury. Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Lowell Assoc. for the Blind, 169 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852. For online condolences or directions, please visit www.martinfuneralhome.net .
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Published in Lowell Sun on June 30, 2015
Bradley Sr., Alfred  
Alfred S. Bradley Sr. 1927 - 2015 PITTSFIELD Alfred S. Bradley Sr., 87, of Sampson Parkway passed away June 25, 2015 at Berkshire Medical Center, following a brief illness. Born September 29, 1927 in Leadyard, NY the son of Charles A. and Grace B. Balcom Bradley, he was a graduate of Union Springs HS and received a BA in Geology from Acadia University in Nova Scotia. Alfred was a self-employed auto damage appraiser. He enjoyed stamp collecting, baseball, served as the commissioner of the Babe Ruth Baseball League for many years. He was a former city councilman of Ward 3 and served on the Berkshire County Regional Planning Board and the Pittsfield Planning Board. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Alfred leaves his wife the former Gene Scott, son, Scott Bradley and his wife, Karin of Pittsfield, Mark Bradley and his wife, June Wispelwey of Media, PA, Michael Bradley and his wife, Sarah of Greenville, SC, Paul Bradley and his wife, Kathy of Pittsfield, Peter Bradley of Pittsfield, grandchildren; Nicholaus, Christopher T., Kathryn, Keith, Kyle, Tyler, Christopher and great-granddaughter, Keira. He was predeceased by his son, Alfred Bradley Jr., brother, William Bradley and two sisters, Elizabeth and Margaret Frazier. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Mr. Alfred S. Bradley Sr., will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at WELLINGTON FUNERAL HOME, with the Rev. Peter Naranjo II, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Peters Cemetery in Great Barrington, MA. Calling hours will be TODAY, TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015 before the service starting at 9 a.m. until the start of the service at 11 a.m. Donations in his memory may be made to Pittsfield Babe Ruth Baseball in care of the funeral home, 220 East St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. Please visit : www.wellingtonfuneralhome.com to leave condolences and memories for the family.
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 30, 2015
Burbank, Kelton  
Kelton Miller Burbank NEW ASHFORD Kelton Miller Burbank died peacefully in his home on June 29th, 2015.He is survived by his loving wife, Hedy Harris Lipez Burbank; his three children, Kelton M. Burbank, Jr., (Betsy Burbank), Brooke E. Burbank, (Blake Wood), and Joshua G. Burbank, (Miriam Preus); his brother, JohnBurbank, (Ouissa Fohrhaltz), his sister, Donna Burbank Eckhardt, (Alan Eckhardt); his two step-children, Sydney J.Lipez and Zachary H.Lipez, (Zohra Atash); and his three grand-daughters, Phoebe Lan Burbank, Katherine Xian Burbank and Samara Preus Burbank. He was beloved by all and will be deeply missed. Kim, as he was affectionately known, was a lifelong Berkshire County resident, and practiced law in Pittsfield until 2012.He was a graduate of the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT and received his Bachelor of Arts from Williams College in 1956, before graduating summa cum laudefrom Harvard Law in 1959. He was a law clerk to Justice Harold P. Williams of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court for a year before becoming an associate at the Boston Law firm Choate Hall & Stewart.After a year he left Boston to return to the Berkshires where he lived for the rest of his life. In 1961 he joined the firm of Cain, Lewis and Humphrey, and in 1963 became a partner at Cain, Hibbard and Myers. In 1984 he opened his solo practice where he continued practicing until his retirement at the age of 78. Kim served on the board of numerous Berkshire County non-profits and arts organizations where he donated countless hours of his legal skills, including the Berkshire Natural Resources Council, the Pittsfield YMCA, the Elizabeth Freeman Center, (which assists and counsels victims of rape and domestic violence), the Audubon Society, the Family and Children Service of Berkshire County, the Berkshire branch of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, the Housatonic River Watershed Association, Shakespeare and Co., South Mountain Assoc. and many, many others.He also happily served as a Selectman of the town of New Ashford for nine years. Kim was an avid skier in his youth and well into middle age. He was captain of the Williams Swim Team. His passion for swimming continued throughout his life and he swam competitively at the master's level where he won several events when he was in his 60s. Kim had a wide variety of interests, including but not limited to, hiking, playing tennis, bird watching, reading poetry, and completing the New York Times crossword puzzle (in ink) before anyone else arose. He loved the Berkshires not only for their intrinsic beauty, but for the ready access to art museums, lectures, musical and theatrical performances, and he attended as many cultural events as he could. His chief passion was gardening. He spent the majority of his free time digging in the dirt, pulling weeds, and planting vegetables, flowers and shrubs. Kim enjoyed nothing better than to spend the entire day in his garden, coming in at dusk covered from head to toe in the dirt he so loved. In 1999 the Berkshire Natural Resources Council dedicated a trail on Yokum Ridge in his honor for the then "30 years of mostly anonymous but invaluable service" in ensuring the preservation of vast swatches of land throughout Berkshire County. Kim continued his work for BNRC until his passing.The past president of BRNC noted that the overwhelming portion of Kim's work for BNRC had been without charge, in keeping with his generous nature and dedication to land preservation. In 2000 he was fortunate enough to reconnect with an old friend, Hedy Lipez, and shortly thereafter the two of them began their life together, traveling the globe and attending peace rallies as necessary. They married in 2003 and their travels brought them to Zambia, Scotland, Costa Rica, Cuba, England, the Galapagos Islands, and Thailand. In May of 2005, they undertook the "great road trip", and drove across the country to see Kim's kids in Seattle. In 2007 they discovered Bisbee, Arizona where they ultimately purchased a cottage that was to bring them much joy together. Kim's friends and family will always think of his smile, kindness, generosity, vast knowledge of the unexpected, and his invariable modesty.His many merits were hidden under a barrel. Of all the many varied roles in which Kim served, none gave him more pleasure than that of Pop-Pop to his three beautiful grand-daughters. He will be fondly remembered as having one or all of them perched on his lap, with a book open and a smile on his face. FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours will be on July 2nd, 2015 from 3 to 5 p.m., with a celebration of life to follow at the Wellington Funeral Home, 220 East Street in Pittsfield. In lieu of flowers, Kim has requested donations to the Berkshire Natural Resources Council or the New Ashford Fire Department, in care of the Wellington Funeral Home.
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 30, 2015
Bushey, Barbara (Page)  
Barbara (Page) Bushey formerly of Lunenburg; 92 LUNENBURG -- Barbara (Page) Bushey, 92, formerly of Lunenburg, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at the Golden Living Center of Fitchburg. Her husband of 37 years, Robert R. Bushey, died April 5, 1987. Mrs. Bushey was born in Lunenburg, August 13, 1922, a daughter of Roy E. and Elsie M. (Ordway) Page and resided much of her life in Lunenburg. In 1989, Mrs. Bushey moved to Lubec, Maine where she resided for ten years before returning to this area. She was a graduate of Fitchburg High School and continued her education at Stevens Secretarial School also in Fitchburg. For many years, Mrs. Bushey held the position of the secretary to the Vice President of Fitchburg State College. She enjoyed skiing and frequented Mt. Wachusett Ski Area. She was a former member of the Lubec Taxpayers Association where she served as the recording and membership secretary. She was also a former member of the Lubec Historical Society. She leaves her son and daughter in law, Grant and Clarise Bushey of Lunenburg; her brother, Roger Page of Rangely, Maine; three grandchildren, Sallyann Bushey, Robert Bushey and Nicole Bushey. BUSHEY -- Funeral services and burial will be private. There are no calling hours. The T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, Townsend is assisting the family with arrangements. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com for additional information.
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Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on June 30, 2015
Cardinal, Mary  
Mary Cardinal 1931 - 2015 LUDLOW, MA Mary "Harue Ehara" Cardinal, 84, died surrounded by her loving family on June 27, 2015. She was born on March 26, 1931 in Shizouka Ken, Japan and has lived most of her life in Ludlow, MA. She was a loving wife and mother; and loved her family, camping, gardening, bingo, and cards. She worked at Glendale Plastics and as an assistant to her husband at Cardinal Opticians, and was also a longtime member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 6645 in Russell. Mary leaves her loving husband of 63 years, Norman Cardinal; her children: Nancy and Leonard Jasmin, of Middlefield, MA, Steven and Becky Cardinal, of Springfield, MA, Donna and David Slora, of Ludlow, Jimmy and Nancy Falzone-Cardinal, of Springfield, MA, Joan and Thomas Vance, of Ludlow, and Christine Martell, of Belchertown; 22 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her two sons, Edmond Cardinal and David "Fuji" Cardinal, and daughter-in-law, Moira (Mannix) Cardinal. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Mary will be on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 9 a.m. from Ludlow Funeral Home with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Elizabeth Parish followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery. Visiting hours are on Wednesday from 5 to 8 pm and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary's memory to St. Elizabeth Parish, 181 Hubbard St. Ludlow, MA 01056. For additional information please visit : www.ludlowfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 30, 2015
Carter, Joan Marie (Docekal)  
Joan Marie (Docekal) Carter of Leominster; 77 LEOMINSTER -- Joan Marie (Docekal) Carter, 77, of Leominster went to her eternal resting place from the comfort of her own home on June 29, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's and many medical issues. Joan leaves her loving and dedicated husband, Wilbur (Bill) Carter and her daughter, Deb Turner and her husband, Brad Turner and grandson Christopher, with whom she lived. She was born in Fitchburg on October 4, 1937, daughter of Aili Wirkkala and Daniel Docekal. Joan was raised and educated in Fitchburg and later attended Clark University. She met and then married the love of her life, Bill Carter. They celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on June 9, 2015. Joan leaves behind her son, Kirk Carter and his husband Price of Hopkington, MA and her son Scott Carter and his partner, Steve Conrad of Harvard, MA. She was very proud of her two grandsons, Andrew Turner and his wife Emily of Leominster and Chris Turner. Additionally, Joan leaves her brother, Richard (Dick) Docekal and his wife Donna of Tucson Arizona as well as many wonderful nieces and nephews and their children. Joan was predeceased by her parents, Daniel and Aili Docekal and her step-brother, Lendell (Mike) Lockhart. Joan worked as a secretary for many businesses which included the Social Services Department at Burbank Hospital and for many years at the Leominster Public School Department, in the Superintendent's Office. She transitioned smoothly from being a pastor's wife to a teacher's wife and was an encouragement to all who knew her in either role. She loved to plan family trips when her children were young and later on took her grandsons. Joan enjoyed traveling to Germany, Austria and Switzerland and later Finland to find the church in Toholampi her mother attended as a child. Joan delighted in vacationing with her family and friends in their summer home in Ocean Park, Maine. She loved her family and found joy in flowers, birds, music (singing, playing piano, organ and trombone), reading and baking. Joan was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Leominster and sang in their choir, accompanied the junior choir on piano and worked on many of the church fairs. Joan and her family would like to sincerely thank the vast array of individuals from the Summit Elder Daycare and their associated agencies who daily provided personal care to Joan with compassion and great skill. They made it possible for Joan to remain in her home with her family. In her later years as she lost her ability to communicate verbally, Joan was known for her sparkling Finnish blue eyes and beautiful smile. Her life reflected her faith and the "SISU" (strong and determined) attitude she demonstrated daily. CARTER -- A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday July 2, 2015 at 10 am in First Baptist Church of Leominster, 23 West St., Leominster. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery Leominster. Calling hours in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West St., Leominster, are Wednesday July 1, 2015 from 4-7 pm. Memorial Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA. 02472, or to the First Baptist Church of Leominster, 25 West St., Leominster MA. 01453. www.richardsonfuneralhome.net .
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Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on June 30, 2015
Coppolino, David  
David Coppolino 1961 - 2015 PITTSFIELD David Joseph Coppolino, 53, of 261 Onota Street, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at his home. Born in Pittsfield on June 29, 1961, the son of Shirley A. Chaperon Coppolino and the late Charles F. Coppolino, he was educated in Pittsfield schools and was a graduate of Taconic High School. Mr. Coppolino had been employed by Birchard Buick and Eastover, and had worked in the carpet cleaning industry. Mr. Coppolino was a communicant of St. Mark Church. He was a New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan and enjoyed collecting sports memorabilia. He also enjoyed bicycling and doing yard work. Mr. Coppolino leaves his mother, Shirley, of Pittsfield, and a brother, Charles F. Coppolino, of Bennington, Vermont. He was predeceased by a brother, Michael J. Coppolino. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service for David Joseph Coppolino will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Joseph's Cemetery (Section 19) with the Rev. John C. Salatino, Pastor of St. Mark Church, officiating. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark Church in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 30, 2015
Dargi, Gregory  
Gregory Dargi 1958 - 2015 Gregory Anthony Dargi died Sunday, June 21, 2015. He was born in Boston, MA on September 6, 1958. Greg served his country in the United States Coast Guard. He was very active in sports being captain of the hockey team during his years at Monument Mountain High School, and played football and lacrosse. He also participated in the local Josh Billings. He was a very talented carpenter and enjoyed working with wood. Greg had a fun loving, outgoing personality and wherever he went he made people laugh. Anything he did was done with zest and he lived life to the fullest. He resided in Saco, Maine with his former wife and his son. Greg was predeceased by his father, Mario Dargi Capone. He is survived by his mother, Betty Dargi Capone of Lee and his eight brothers and sisters, Cathy Dargi of Pittsfield, Michael Dargi of Pittsfield, Anthony Dargi of CA, Jeffrey Dargi of CA, Gary Capone of FL, Lisa Forfa of Pittsfield, Marc Dargi of Westfield, and Jennifer Dargi of Pittsfield. He also leaves behind his former wife, Sandy Dargi and son, Alex Dargi of Scarborough, Maine. Greg will be greatly missed by all who knew him. It was Greg's desire to be cremated, so currently no calling hours are scheduled. A memorial will be posted at a later date.
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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 30, 2015
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