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This Week's Circulars


Amesbury, MA - Barbara D. Collins passed away peacefully on July 21 at Genesis at Wakefield Center in Wakefield, Mass. She was born in Attleboro, Mass., on January 3, 1929. She worked at the Amesbury Hospital as an Admitting Secretary for many years. Barbara had a great love of animals, dogs…

Salisbury, MA - Dora Olive April passed away on July 16, 2019, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was born in Newfields, N.H., on July 17, 1923, daughter of the late Oscar and Rose (Belanger) Eaton. She was the wife of the late Gus April. She grew up in Newburyport and eventu…

Rowley, MA - John C. Tiernan of Rowley, Mass., passed away unexpectedly on June 26, 2019, at the Brigham Manor Rehabilitation Facility in Newburyport, Mass. John was born on October 1, 1942, in Arlington, Mass. He was the son of the late John "Jackie" Tiernan and Marjorie (Curran) McVey. He …