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Obituaries

Obituaries
  • Saturday, December 21, 2013
  • Mrs. Esmeralda H. (Herincx) Santiago, 93 Years

    North Andover, formerly of Methuen — Mrs. Esmeralda H. (Herincx) Santiago, a resident of North Andover, formerly of Methuen, and beloved wife of the late Manuel Santiago, died at the Academy Manor Nursing Center in Andover on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. She was 93 years old.

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  • Sam Amanatian, 75

    Boynton Beach, FL — Sam (Sarkis) Amanatian born in Methuen, Mass., passed away on December 10, 2013, in Atlantis, Fla. He resided in Lawrence and Methuen before moving to Boynton Beach, Fla., in 2001.

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  • Friday, December 20, 2013
  • Barbara J. (Moore) Lagasse

    Amesbury, MA — Barbara J. (Moore) Lagasse, beloved wife of the late Robert E. Lagasse, who died January 16, 2000, was eternally reunited with him early Sunday morning, December 15, 2013, when she passed away peacefully at Amesbury Village Nursing Home.

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  • Claire J. (Pelletier) Gebala, 86

    Haverhill — Claire J. (Pelletier) Gebala, 86, died Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at the Penacook Place Nursing Home after a period of declining health.

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  • Eliza (Aghajanian) Krikorian, 86

    Andover, MA — Eliza (Aghajanian) Krikorian, 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at the Lawrence General Hospital.

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  • John J. Wilk, 67

    Kempner, Texas — John "Jack" Wilk of Kempner, Texas, formerly of Lawrence Mass., passed away December 8, after a long battle of Acute C.O.P.D.

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  • John S. Caro, 87

    Salem, NH — John Salvatore Caro, 87, longtime resident of Salem, N.H., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Methuen, Mass.

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  • Matthew Nunzio Harty, 8

    North Andover, MA — Matthew, who was a student at the Sargent School, will be missed dearly by his mother and father, Paul and Sarah (Boyd) Harty; his siblings, Rebecca (14), Michael (12), and twin sister, Gabrielle (8). Matthew touched many hearts and lives during his valiant fight with mitochondrial disease. Mathew enjoyed spending time at Salisbury beach with his Mema and Papa where he ruled the oceanfront with his many friends along the water. His recent visit with his family and grandparents to Disney World was enjoyed immensely as he spent time with his favorite characters, especially Mary Poppins. Matthew will be welcome with open arms to heaven as he had a very special place in his heart for his Sunday morning visits to “the brown church” at the beach. His winning attitude, perseverance and warm loving and innocent nature will be missed by many.

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  • Patricia M. (Hennessey) Cardoso, 80 Years

    Salem, formerly of Lawrence — Patricia M. (Hennessey) Cardoso, resident of Salem, N.H., formerly of Lawrence and beloved wife of the late Alfred J. Cardoso, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, December 18, 2013. She was 80 years old.

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  • Thursday, December 19, 2013
  • Anthony "Tony" Ferranti, 91

    Tilton, NH — Anthony “Tony” Ferranti passed away peacefully December 18, 2013, at age 91. He had recently been a resident at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton, N.H. Prior to that time, he had lived for many years in Hampstead, N.H., including a time living with his daughter, Marann, son-in-law, Hal, and his three grandsons who affectionately called him "Poppy."

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  • Charles M. Hoffman

    Easthampton, MA — Charles M. Hoffman, formerly of Methuen, Mass., passed away on Saturday, December 7. He was the son of the late Charles and Anna Kobos Hoffman and brother of the late Ann Hoffman of Lawrence. He was married for 46 years to his one and only love, Janice Los Hoffman. A man of fierce moral conviction and unflinching loyalty, he never hesitated to help both family and friends. Quick of wit, he always entertained others with his disarming sense of humor.

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  • Deborah A. Kobrenski

    Andover, MA — Deborah A. Kobrenski of Andover, Mass., died peacefully, Tuesday at Lawrence General Hospital. She was born in Lawrence, Mass., on Sept. 24, 1953, where she grew up and attended schools. She was a resident of Andover for the past three years. Debbie enjoyed traveling, babies, and was an Elvis Presley fan. Most of all Debbie loved bowling. She was the daughter of the late Thaddeus and Winifred (Dore) Kobrenski.

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  • Elsie R. Ganem

    Methuen, MA — Elsie Rossie Ganem, 91, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at Holy Family Hospital surrounded by her children. She was born, raised and educated in Brooklyn, N.Y. Elsie worked for McGraw Hill Publishers until she married Edmund J. Ganem and relocated to Lawrence, later moving to Methuen.

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  • Joan M. (Kane) (McWhorter) Seliger, 82

    Amarillo, TX — Joan M. "Joanie" (Kane) (McWhorter) Seliger, 82, a resident of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Carmel and San Francisco, Calif., passed away on Monday, December 16, 2013, at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass.

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  • Kathleen Turnbull, 80

    Andover — Kathleen (Keane) Turnbull, 80, of Andover passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at Wingate of Andover with her family by her side. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and friend.

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  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
  • Christina B. Hunt, 91

    Andover — Christina B. Hunt, 91, of Andover, died on Sunday at Lawrence General Hospital, following a brief illness, surrounded by her family.

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  • Courtney R. 'Sarge' Allston, 85

    Lawrence — Courtney R. “Sarge” Allston, 85, of Lawrence died on Sunday, December 15, 2013, at Academy Manor, Andover. Mr. Allston was born, raised and educated in Lawrence. He served with the U.S. Army during The Korean War, and retired from the Army Reserves. He worked as a case worker for the Social Services Department of Massachusetts, and more recently, he was employed by Day Break Shelter of Lawrence. He was beloved by many of his co-workers at Day Break Shelter, and they would always check up on him and be concerned for his well being.

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  • Florence L. Sestini, 94

    Methuen — Florence L. (Gartley) Sestini, 94, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2013, at Methuen Health and Rehabilitation Center.

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  • Naimy Lees, 93

    Methuen — Naimy (Gabour) Lees, 93, of Methuen, died on Saturday December 14, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill

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  • Robert B. Masera, 67

    Haverhill — Robert B. Masera, 67, died on Sunday, December 15, at the Merrimack Valley Hospital, after suddenly being stricken ill at home.

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  • Victor W. Silva

    Newton, NH — Victor W. Silva, 77, longtime resident of Newton, N.H., went home to be with his Lord on Sunday morning, December 15, 2013, at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by his loving family.

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  • William F. Kral, 72

    Chelsea — William F. Kral, 72, born and raised in Chelsea, passed away on December 13.

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  • William T. 'Buddy' Wholey, 61

    Haverhill, Ma — William "Buddy" Thomas Wholey, 61, of Haverhill, Mass., took his final step toward heaven on Monday, December 16, surrounded by family and friends, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice, after a courageous battle with cancer, which he fought with a quiet grace and dignity. William was born in and was a longtime resident of Lawrence. He was the son of the late Frank J. Wholey and Rita C. (Holihan) Wholey. He attended Holy Trinity School in Lawrence and graduated from Lawrence High School, Class of 1970, before attending Northern Essex Community College. Buddy worked as a surveyor and was instrumental as part of the team that surveyed the land that would become the Methuen Mall. Later in life, he devoted his time to helping his mother with whom he shared a love of animals. Bud enjoyed listening to music, especially the Beatles, and could sing along with most songs as if he had written the words himself. He was a lifelong Red Sox fan, as well as a master of geography and was a veritable encyclopedia of facts and figures. In keeping with his proud Irish upbringing, Buddy was a devout believer in God and rarely missed a daily Mass, whether at the church, or on television. He was blessed with a kind, caring and generous nature. William was predeceased by his brother and best friend, Frank J. Jr (Sandy). He is survived by his beloved sister, Mary (Wholey) Kirkpatrick and her husband, Jim, of Haverhill; one aunt; and several cousins.

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  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
  • Angelo 'Lefty' Licari, 92

    Wilmington — Angelo "Lefty" Licari, 92, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on December 15, 2013, at the Wingate at Andover, surrounded by his loving family.

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  • Frances T. Sideri, 93

    North Andover, formerly of Methuen — Frances T. (Cousmano) Sideri, 93, formerly of Methuen, passed away on Saturday, December 14, at the Prescott House Nursing Home in North Andover. She was born in Boston, and was the daughter of the late Peter and Frances (Carracio) Cousmano.

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  • Imelda L. Morneualt, 88

    Andover — Imelda L. (Daigle) Morneault, 88, died on Monday, December 16, 2013, at the Wingate at Andover, surrounded by her loving family.

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  • James F. Champey, 73

    Haverhill — James F. Champey, 73, of Haverhill, died on Saturday, December 14, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

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  • Joan M. (Sullivan) Bacon, 75

    Millis, Ma — Joan M. (Sullivan) Bacon, 75, of Wayland, formerly of Millis, died on Sunday evening, December 15, 2013, at the Metro-West Medical Center, after a brief illness.

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  • Louise M. (Baia) Prevete, 79

    Salem, NH — Louise M. (Baia) Prevete, 79, of Salem, N.H.,, died Saturday, at the Holy Family Hospital, Methuen, Mass.

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  • Richard Theberge, 76

    Dover, NH — Richard J. Theberge, 76, of Dover, passed away on December 14, 2013, at the Hyder House in Dover, N.H., after a lengthy illness.

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