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Obituaries

Obituaries
  • Madeleine V. Soucy, 88

    Danvers — Madeleine Veronica (d’Entremont) Soucy, 88, passed beautifully from one world to the next surrounded by her family, on December 21, 2013, following a lengthy illness.

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    Jan 3, 2014 1 Photo
  • Gloria Suzanne (Ferrera) Lasnier

    Amesbury, MA — SERVICE TIMES HAVE CHANGED DUE TO STORM

    Gloria Suzanne (Ferrera) Lasnier, 80, a resident of Amesbury for many years, died unexpectedly at the Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport.

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    Jan 1, 2014 1 Photo
  • Gloria Suzanne (Ferrera) Lasnier

    Amesbury, MA — Gloria Suzanne (Ferrera) Lasnier, 80, resident of Amesbury for many years, died unexpectedly at the Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. She was the beloved wife of the late Victor Scott Lasnier, who died in 1993.

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    Dec 31, 2013 1 Photo
  • Margaret Kelleher

    Tuftonboro, NH — Margaret “Peg” Kelleher, 85, of Tuftonboro, N.H., died on December 27, at home, surrounded by her family and her faithful, golden retriever, Alice, after a period of declining health. She was born in Newburyport, Mass., to W. Haven and Marion (Ilsley) Brown. A 1946 graduate of Newburyport High School, she went on to receive her bachelor's degree in 1950, from Wheaton College in Norton, Mass., where she was captain of the equestrian team. Her teaching career began in Buffalo, N.Y., and continued in the Newbury, Mass., and Hampton, N.H., school systems. In later years, she was a teller at the Hampton Cooperative Bank.

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    Dec 31, 2013 1 Photo
  • Elaine I. Pare', 86,

    Haverhill — Elaine I. (Chabot) Pare’, 86, died on Saturday, December 28, 2013, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House, following a long illness, surrounded by her loving family.

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    Dec 30, 2013 1 Photo
  • Elizabeth 'Jean' Brown, 66

    Seabrook, NH — Elizabeth “Jean” Brown, 66, of Seabrook, died on Saturday, December 21, 2013, at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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    Dec 30, 2013
  • John E. Carey, 76

    Merrimac — John E. "Jack" Carey, 76, of Merrimac, died on Saturday, December 21, 2013, at the Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, after a lengthy period of declining health.

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    Dec 30, 2013 1 Photo
  • Phyllis Perkins

    Seabrook, NH — Phyllis Perkins, 87, a longtime Seabrook resident, died on Friday, December 20, 2013, at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital, as a result of injuries sustained in a fall outside of her home.

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    Dec 30, 2013 1 Photo
  • Sela A. (Condo) Nelson, 71

    ROWLEY — Sela A. (Condo) Nelson, 71, of Rowley, passed away after a long battle with cancer on Friday morning, December 27, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, with family by her side.

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    Dec 30, 2013
  • Andrew Dean Robinson, 32

    Newbury — Andrew Dean Robinson died peacefully on December 23, 2013, at his residence in Newbury. He was born in San Dimas, Calif., on August 28, 1981, the loving son of Dean and Nancy (Hill) Robinson. Andy was raised in Newbury and attended Triton High School.

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    Dec 27, 2013 1 Photo
  • Margaret Grace (Gormley) Michaud

    Newburyport, MA — Margaret Grace (Gormley) Michaud, a Newburyport resident, died Friday, December 20, 2013, at the Anna Jacques Hospital in Newburyport. She was the beloved wife of the late Antonio Michaud with whom she spent many wonderful years in Florida, until his death in May of 2008. She was also predeceased by her first husband, Charles Baker, and her sister, Dorothy Burns.

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    Dec 27, 2013 1 Photo
  • Patricia Ann Lenane, 62

    Fryeburg, ME — Patricia A. Lenane, formerly of Amesbury, Mass., passed away on Sunday at the Fryeburg Healthcare Center. She was born in Amesbury and was the daughter of the late Edward and Veronica (Ustick) Lenane.

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    Dec 27, 2013
  • Theresa O. Tessimond, 85

    Amesbury, MA — Theresa Tessimond passed peacefully last Thursday at Amesbury Village. She was the wife of 63 years to the late Arthur Tessimond who passed away this past October. She was born in Newburyport, Mass., and was the daughter of the late Isaac and Camilla (Macalato) Pace.

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    Dec 27, 2013
  • Manfred Knowles, 82

    Newburyport, MA — Manfred H. Knowles, 82, formerly of Eagle Street in Newburyport, died peacefully Tuesday, December 17, 2014, at his home in Berwick, Maine.

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    Dec 26, 2013 1 Photo
  • Officer Gregg V. Frappier

    Newton, NH — Gregg V. Frappier, age 55, Newbury Police Officer, of Newton, N.H., died unexpectedly Thursday, December 19, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Rhonda Frappier of Newton, N.H.

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    Dec 26, 2013 1 Photo
  • Phyllis Perkins

    Seabrook, NH — Phyllis Perkins, 87, a long-time Seabrook resident, died Friday, December 20, 2013, at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a fall outside of her home.

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    Dec 26, 2013 1 Photo
  • 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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    Dec 24, 2013 1 Photo
  • Michael Hayes Belanger, 43

    Amesbury — Michael Hayes Belanger, "Magic Mike," 43, of Amesbury, died unexpectedly of heart complications in the woods of Amesbury on Saturday, doing exactly what he loved, hunting with friends. He was born on June 16, 1970, in Haverhill, and was the son of Janet Hayes Batista of Amesbury, and the late Frank A. Belanger of Bedford, Pa. Michael grew up in Amesbury on "Pole Hill," and would make friends with everyone. He was well known by many for his hunting and fishing "expertise." He also enjoyed being the life of the party, entertaining all, and making people laugh, even at their darkest moments. He was also a talented cook, artist and musician. He was well known for his bird calls, deer calls and cartoonish impersonations. Michael spent some years caring for his ailing father, Frank, and recently moved back to Amesbury to live with friends. His friends were his life and greatest fans, men and women alike. Michael's warmth and sensitive nature drew people to him. He was like a bonfire on a cold night, everyone wanted to be around him. He is survived my his mom, Janet Batista of Amesbury; sisters, Michele Belanger of Marblehead, Darcy Gray of Edgewood, Wash., and Jody Anderson of East Graham, Wash.; his brother, John Hart of Enfield, Conn.; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and close friends.

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    Dec 24, 2013 2 Photos
  • Soteros H. 'Sonny' Fotos, 86

    Newburyport — Soteros “Sonny” H. Fotos, 86, of Newburyport, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 20, at the Port Healthcare Center in Newburyport.

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    Dec 23, 2013 1 Photo
  • Susan K. (DeGarmo) McLellan Cortucci

    Amesbury, MA — Susan K. (DeGarmo) McLellan Cortucci died peacefully on Thursday afternoon, December 19, 2013, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, after a courageous battle with cancer.

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    Dec 23, 2013
  • Thomas Lally, 62

    Carlsbad, CA — Tom Lally, 62, of Carlsbad, Calif., passed away suddenly on December 11, 2013. Born and raised in Amesbury, Tom graduated from Boston College, then spent many years living and working in Seattle, and then Carlsbad.

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    Dec 23, 2013 1 Photo
  • Charles Higgins, 58

    Austell, GA — Charles Higgins, 58, of Austell, Ga., formerly of Newburyport, died December 15, 2013. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth; sisters, Debbie Dow, Terri Brown, Florence Clay; brother, Michael Higgins; two grandchildren; one niece; and three nephews. Charles enjoyed photography and music. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phyllis and Charles Higgins Sr.

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    Dec 21, 2013
  • Florence May Wheelock Adams, 92

    Brewster, MA — Florence May Wheelock Adams passed away on Sunday, December 1, dying peacefully in her home surrounded by her immediate family.

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    Dec 21, 2013 1 Photo
  • Irene E. (Bashaw) Newhall

    Seabrook, NH — Irene Ellen (Bashaw) Newhall, former longtime Newburyport resident, died peacefully at her home in Seabrook, N.H., on Monday, December 16, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joshua Little Newhall, who died in 1962.

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    Dec 21, 2013 1 Photo
  • Linda Poulin, 71

    Dover, NH — Linda Poulin, 71, of Dover, N.H., formerly of Somers, Conn., passed away on December 14, 2013, after a courageous three-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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    Dec 20, 2013
  • Ruth Cummings

    Nottingham, NH — Ruth Elizabeth (Bartlett) Cummings, 85, died on December 18, 2013, at her home in Nottingham, N.H. Her family emigrated from Newfoundland and settled in Everett, Mass., where she was born on February 14, 1928, the daughter of the late Malcolm and Annie (Richards) Bartlett. She spent summers and then retired on Pawtuckaway Lake in Nottingham where she owned a home since 1960.

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    Dec 20, 2013
  • Paul Vincent Adolph, 47

    Plumb Island and Newburyport, MA — The family of Paul Vincent Adolph is sad to announce his sudden and unexpected dealth. Paul suffered a heart attack and passed peacefully in his sleep.

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    Dec 19, 2013 1 Photo
  • Roger Armand Gagnon

    Newburyport, MA — Roger Armand Gagnon, former teacher at Newburyport High School and father of three children, died Tuesday, December 17, 2013, following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Mary Louise (Currier) Gagnon for 45 years. He devoted his life to his family, his community and to the youth of the City of Newburyport.

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    Dec 19, 2013 1 Photo
  • Barbara A. Kimball, 78

    Salisbury, MA — Salisbury-Barbara A. (Whiting) Kimball, 78, of Sacks Way, died Friday, December 13, at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital, after being stricken ill.

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    Dec 18, 2013
  • Carol 'Dee-Dee' (Porcaro) Corbelle, 52

    Byfield — Carol Ann “Dee-Dee” (Porcaro) Corbelle, 52, passed away on December 17, 2013, in her home, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Michael Corbelle, with whom she shared 30 years of marriage.

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    Dec 18, 2013 1 Photo

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