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Obituaries

Obituaries
  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014
  • Richard J. Brennan, 80

    GROVELAND — Richard J. Brennan, 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at home, with his loving family by his side. He was the devoted husband of Patricia (Hamm) Brennan, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.

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  • Robert W. Neil, Jr., 65

    ANDOVER — Robert W. Neil, Jr., 65, died on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at home after a long battle with cancer.

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  • Thomas N. DeOrio, 83

    Methuen — Thomas Nicholas DeOrio, 83, of Methuen, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.

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  • Thomas Sharpe III, 83

    Hampton, NH — Thomas Sharpe, III, 83, of Hampton, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, surrounded by his family at Hyder Family Hospice House, Dover.

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  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014
  • Charles N. Nickerson

    Rochester, NH — Charles N. Nickerson, 91, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Colonial Hill Care and Rehabilitation Center in Rochester, N.H., after a period of failing health.

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  • Dorothy Varnum, 97

    Pelham, NH — Dorothy M. (Dill) Varnum, 97, of Pelham, N.H., formerly of Lowell, was the wife of the late George L. Varnum.

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  • Ida Arsenault, 94

    Lawrence — Ida Arsenault, 94 a resident of Lawrence, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at Mary Immaculate Nursing Center in Lawrence.

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  • Janet H. (Biggar) Willette

    Haverhill, MA — Janet H. (Biggar) Willette, 77, of Haverhill, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Penacook Place in Haverhill.

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  • Jean Paul R. Proulx, 80

    West Boxford — Jean Paul R. Proulx, 80, a resident of West Boxford, Mass., since 1972, passed away suddenly on May 22, 2014. Born on August 14, 1933, in Cambridge, Mass. Paul was the youngest child of Joseph and Fabiola (Luci) Proulx. He was predeceased by his brothers, Raymond and Gerard; and his sister, Therese.

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  • Miyoko S. Centner, 90

    Derry, NH — Miyoko S. Centner, 90, passed away with her family by her side on May 23, 2014, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Miyoko was born in Tokyo, Japan. She emigrated to the United States in 1952, and became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. in 1962. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Merle Centner of Derry, N.H.; daughter, Helen Collipi and her husband, Ralph, of Londonderry, N.H.; son, Albert Centner and his wife, Susan, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.; granddaughters, Nikki Sue Cruikshank and her husband, Scott, of Newbury, Mass., and Kristina Collipi and her friend, Benjamin Brown of Derry. She is also survived by family members still living in Japan.

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  • Patricia Dixon, 90

    Lawrence, MA — Patricia Mary Theodora Dixon, 90, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Becket, Mass., on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

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  • Richard Roland Morin

    Newton, NH — Richard Roland Morin, 83, of Newton, N.H., passed peacefully on Tuesday evening, May 20, 2014, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, surrounded by his family.

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  • Ronald F. McLennan

    Bradford — Ronald F. McLennan, 58, of Bradford, formerly of Tewksbury, passed away on May 25, 2014, at Cambridge Hospital.

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  • Monday, May 26, 2014
  • Luther L. "Rusty" Wildes

    Haverhill — Luther L. “Rusty” Wildes, 85, of Haverhill, passed away Wednesday, May 21, surrounded by his loving family at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill.

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  • Norman Harry Baker, 89

    Groveland — Norman Harry Baker, 89, of Haverhill, and formerly of Groveland, died Thursday, May 22, at his residence.

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  • Phyllis (Wood) (Dawe) Brack, 85

    Lawrence, MA — Phyllis E. (Wood) (Dawe) Brack, 85, died peacefully May 23, 2014 at Berkeley Retirement Home and Nursing Center in Lawrence, Mass.

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  • Robert C. Dill

    Atkinson, NH — Robert C. Dill, 80, formerly of Haverhill, passed away peacefully at his home on May 23, 2014. He was the husband of the late Joan (Turner) Dill.

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  • Sunday, May 25, 2014
  • Archie Leger, 60

    Jupiter, FL — Archie Leger, 60, of Jupiter, Fla., died unexpectedly on May 14, 2014. He was born in Saint Mathias, Quebec, Canada on March 15, 1954. He grew up in Massachusetts and was a 1973 graduate of Andover High School. He was employed as a machine operator for many years at Cado Fabrications in Amesbury before moving to Florida in 1991. He was an avid New England Patriots fan and enjoyed collecting sports memorabilia.

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  • Colin T. Steele, 62

    North Andover — Colin Timothy Steele, 62, of North Andover passed away May 22 after a lengthy illness. A Watertown native, Colin was a proud Double Eagle, graduating from Boston College High School in 1969 and Boston College in 1973 before attending Babson College’s master’s program. Colin worked for many years as an insurance broker, most recently as senior vice president at Willis, Inc. in Boston. He loved going to the beach, watching sports and spending time with his family.

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  • Eleanor V. West, 91

    Haverhill, MA — Eleanor V. West, 91, died on May 22, 2014, at the Wingate Nursing Home in Haverhill, Mass., after a lengthy illness.

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  • Eva Laurenza, 85

    Andover — Eva C. (DeFillippo) Laurenza, 85, of Andover died early Wednesday morning at Lawrence General Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

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  • Geraldine A. (Shine) "Gerry" Lockhart, 74

    Lawrence, MA — Geraldine A. (Shine) "Gerry" Lockhart, 74, of Lawrence, Mass., passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014, in Boston, Mass.

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  • John S. "Jack" Batts, 70

    Lawrence, MA — John S. "Jack" Batts, 70, a lifelong resident of Lawrence, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington.

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  • Joseph F. Mithen, Jr.

    LAWRENCE — Joseph Frances Mithen, Jr., 64, a lifelong Lawrence resident, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014.

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  • Laura Rita (Palermo) Santos, 92

    North Andover — Laura Rita (Palermo) Santos, 92, of Methuen passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Sutton Hill Nursing Home in North Andover. She was the wife of the late William E. Santos.

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  • Mary A. Licciardi, 79

    Methuen — Mary A. (Musumeci) Licciardi, 79, of Methuen passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Holy Family Hospital. She was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of the late Michael and Frances (Puglisi) Musumeci. Mary was educated in Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School, Class of 1952. She went on to Lawrence General Hospital, X-Ray School and worked as an X-Ray Technician at the former Clover Hill Hospital for 10 years. She later worked for 30 years at Internal Revenue Service and retired as a manager in the tax examiner department.

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  • Paula A. Pike, 50

    Lawrence — Paula A. (Annaloro) Pike, 50, a resident of Lawrence, died on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the Lawrence General Hospital.

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  • Phyllis E. (Wood) (Dawe) Brack, 85

    Lawrence, MA — Phyllis E. (Wood) (Dawe) Brack passed away May 23, 2014, at the Berkeley Retirement Home and Nursing Center in Lawrence, Mass.

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  • Saturday, May 24, 2014
  • David J. Eastwood, 67

    Arizona City, AZ — David J. Eastwood, 67, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. He was born in Lawrence, Mass. to the late David J and Yvonne (Poirier) Eastwood. He attended Haverhill Trade School and upon graduating in 1964, served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He had been a member of the Saggahew Tribe 60, and was a member of the Arizona City Fire District Governing Board. Also, he was an avid NASCAR fan. He lived in Methuen, Mass. until moving to Arizona in 1993. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Lorina (Davies) Eastwood. He is also survived by three sisters, Janice and her husband, James Stundze of Plaistow, N.H., Arline Savinelli of Deerfield Beach, Fla., Joyce and her husband, Robert Freitas of North Berwick, Maine; and one brother, John T. Eastwood and his wife, Kathleen of Northfield, N.H., and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Harold P. Libby

    Merrimac, MA — Harold P. Libby, age 90, passed at home in Merrimac, surrounded by his loving family.

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