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Archer, William K.  
William K. Archer, 88, of Quincy, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Bill is survived by his two sisters, Connie White of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Gwen Archer of Bedford, Nova Scotia. Bill was born in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, and migrated to the United States, where he served as a proud veteran during the Korean War. Following his discharge from the armed services Bill studied at Boston University and graduated in 1957 with a B.S. in Communications. His studies lead him to an editorial position at the Louisville Courier in Kentucky. He continued his journalistic career at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, from which he retired in January 2002. Throughout his life Bill was an avid runner. He participated in a multitude of marathons, the last of which being the Millennium Marathon in New Zealand. Following retirement, Bill took on a volunteer position at the Quincy YMCA, where he shared his marathon experience with other runners. His coaching and generous spirit inspired numerous individuals to find the determination to complete their first marathon. His legacy and memory survives through the Y We Run marathon running group of Quincy. Bill was a wonderful man. He will be sadly missed and remembered by friends, fellow runners, relatives and especially his loving sisters. Friends are invited to participate in a 3-mile run on Sunday, May 31, 2015, 9 a.m. at the Quincy YMCA followed by an informal breakfast from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bill will be laid to rest with the honorable veterans at Mount Wollaston Cemetery in Quincy.
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Gordon, John S.  
John S. Gordon, 84, of Rockland, died on May 25, 2015, at the South Shore Nursing Facility in Rockland. He was born in Hingham, son of the late Charles, and Hazel (Bemis) Gordon. Mr. Gordon was a proud veteran of our nation's armed forces serving in the U.S. Navy. Following his military service John went to work for New England Telephone and Telegraph Company where he worked as a Cable Supervisor. He retired from the phone company, now Verizon, after 35 years of service. John enjoyed gardening, bird watching, and working in his yard. He was a true handy man, and loved caring for his home. More than anything, Mr. Gordon enjoyed spending time with his family. John was the husband of Carol A. (Wilbur) Gordon of Rockland; father of Paul Gordon and his wife Deborah of Fla., and Bruce Gordon of Northboro; brother of Pauline Emilson and her husband Carl H. Emilson of Marshfield; grandfather of Alexandra Gordon, Stephanie Gordon, Danielle Gordon, and Jayson Gordon; great-grandfather of Connor Gordon. The Gordon family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Johns life Sunday, May 31, 2015, from 3-6 p.m. in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St., Rockland. A funeral Mass will be held in the Holy Family Church in Rockland Monday, June 1, 2015, at 9 a.m. Burial will be at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, at 12:45 p.m. Donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association of MA, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472. For directions or to share a memory on his Tributes page, visit www.magounbiggins.com .
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on May 29, 2015
Handy Jr., Frank H.  
Frank H. Handy Jr., 86, of Scituate, passed into glory on May 26, in the company of his loving wife of 62 years, Joan and family. He is survived by his wife Joan (Bumpus) Handy, his children Ted Handy of Falmouth, Marilyn McGeoch of N.J., Susan Horn of N.Y., Cathy Welkom of Pa. and his sister Anne Church of South Yarmouth. Frank is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A memorial celebration is being planned to take place in the Fall. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Franks name to St. Lukes Episcopal Church, 465 First Parish Rd, Scituate, MA 02066. For information and online condolences www.richardsongaffeyfuneralhome.com . Richardson - Gaffey Funeral Home 781-545-0196
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on May 29, 2015
Karcher, Edward  
Edward Karcher passed away peacefully at his home in Cohasset, Tuesday night, May 26, 2015, comforted by his loving wife Diana. He was 75. Ed was born August 17, 1939, to Chet and Irene Karcher. He was raised in Roslindale and graduated from Wentworth Institute of Engineering in 1959. In 1961, Ed married Diana (Williams) and they lived in Westwood before settling in Cohasset to raise their family. He was a kind man, loved by his family and friends. He enjoyed nature, laughter, and a good joke. Edward is survived by his wife, Diana; daughter and son-in-law, Christina and Francis Ahern; daughter and son-in-law, Tamara and Sean OConnor; and son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Sandra Karcher. He was loved by his ten grandchildren, Liam, Molly, Colleen, and Rian Ahern, Maggie, Jack, Finn, and Maeve OConnor, and Cassandra and Evan Karcher. A graveside service will be held Monday, June 1, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Cohasset Central Cemetery, Joy Place, Cohasset, followed by a reception to celebrate him in the Atlantica Restaurant, Border St., Cohasset. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Scituate Animal Shelter in support of Eds love for animals scituateanimalshelter.org/donate/tribute-or-memorial-giving/ . For an online guest book, please visit www.mcnamara-sparrell.com . 781-383-0200
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Leahy, Nellie E.  
Nellie E. (Komich) Leahy passed away peacefully at her home in Scituate on April 6, 2015, in her 100th year due to old age. She is survived by many loving family members and friends. She was born in 1915 and was raised in South Boston. She retired from the Boston Public School Committee Accounting Dept. and moved to Weymouth in 1967. There will be a graveside committal service at St. Josephs Cemetery in West Roxbury, Saturday, May 30, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Nellies memory may be made to the Brain & Behavior Foundation, 90 Park Ave., 16th Floor, New York, NY 10016. Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home 781-545-0196
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LeNormand Jr., Robert A.  
Robert Alexander Bob LeNormand Jr., 75, died May 18, 2015, at his apartment in Rangeley, Maine. Born in Quincy, Mass., October 23, 1939, he graduated Quincy High School, Class of 1958, and Boston University School of Education in 1962. After teaching elementary school for a short time, both locally and out-of-state, he trained as a machinist, a trade in which he worked until retirement. He enjoyed cooking, and attended culinary school while living in Minnesota. Also, growing up next to Quincy Bay in the Merrymount section of Quincy, he enjoyed boating, visiting and camping on the harbor islands, and other seaside recreational activity. Bob is survived by a sister, Virginia E. Martin of Barre, Vt.; and a brother, Edward J. LeNormand of Norwell, Mass.; several cousins, four nieces, one nephew, two great-nieces, and two great-nephews. Services will be private.
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Nohmy, Charles G.  
Charles G. Nohmy, age 64, of Milton, passed away May 27, at Quincy Medical Center surrounded by his family. Born in the South End of Boston, he graduated from Boston Trade High School. He was a member of the Laborers Local 22 in Boston for many years before retiring. Charles enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family. He was the beloved husband of Beth Ann (Jackman); father of Jessica M. and Cameron C. both of Milton; brother of Joan of Ore., and the late Lorraine Rhibany. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral service at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 55 Emmonsdale Rd., W. Roxbury, Monday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sunday 2-6 p.m. Burial Mt Hope Cemetery, Boston. Donations may be made in his memory to www.woundedwarriorproject.org . Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home Milton 617-696-4200
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Richards, James T.  
James Thomas Richards, of Randolph, May 27, 2015 at the age of 61. Loving father of Shaina Richards of Haverhill. Beloved son of Claire T. Richards of Randolph and the late James P. Richards. Devoted brother of Pat Stevens of Foxboro, Paul Richards and his wife Christine of Ravenna, Ohio, Gerard Richards and his wife Christine of Marshfield, Ann Antonellis and her husband Tony of Holbrook, John Richards and his wife Sonia of Braintree and the late Joseph Richards. Brother- in-law of Cynthia Richards of Phoenix, Ariz. Also survived by 19 nieces and nephews and 6 great-nieces and nephews. James grew up in Randolph, graduated from Boston College High School Class of 72 and attended the College of the Holy Cross and Boston College Law School. He earned a degree in Management from UMass Boston. Jimmy held many interesting jobs in his lifetime. He had a lifelong passion for words and writing. He loved children and being with his nieces and nephews. Jimmy will be greatly missed by all those who were blessed to have known him. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main Street, (Rte 28), Randolph until 8:15 a.m. on Monday followed by a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2 | 5 p.m. Burial in Central Cemetery, Randolph. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made in his name to Save the Children, 501 Kings Highway East, Suite 400, Fairfield, CT 06825. For additional information, directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family visit www.cartwrightfuneral.com .
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Waters, Michael A.  
Michael A. Waters of Avon, formerly of South Boston, died May 25, 2015. Michael was a lifelong member of Pipefitters Local 537. He always loved going to the beach and spending time on Cape Cod. Michael just adored his granddaughter, Amelia, and all the great times he spent with her. He was the loving father of Jill M. Collins and her husband Jason of Weymouth and John Jack Waters of Avon; former husband of Eileen (Mulvaney) Waters of Weymouth, and Barbara A. Connolly of Avon; brother of Martha OConnor of Needham, John Waters of Freedom, N.H., Judy Fitzpatrick of Northbridge, and the late Nancy LaPlant, James Waters, and Elaine Burke; proud and loving Papa to Amelia Collins. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours Sunday 3-7 p.m. in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, at 809 Main Street (Rte. 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital), South Weymouth. Funeral services will be celebrated Monday at 10:30 a.m. in McDonald Keohane Funeral Home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 1 Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.
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Barrett, Beatrice B.  
Beatrice B. (Genovese) (Baldi) Barrett of Hingham, passed away peacefully at her home May 26, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Beatrice was born in Boston and graduated from Dorchester High School for Girls in 1937. She was a shining business woman as owner of Capeway Realty. Beatrice found most pleasure in cooking for her family especially for the annual Christmas parties. She loved her home where she lived for 57 years. She was an avid gardener and took much pleasure from the grounds of her home. She enjoyed traveling with family to Europe and the Caribbean. Beatrice was a member of the Hingham Yacht Club for many years and loved spending time on her boat with friends and family. She will be sadly missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing her. Beloved wife of the late Paul L. Barrett, and formerly, the late Salvatore C. Genovese; loving mother of Camellia Genovese Sullivan and her husband David of Andover, Johanna Genovese Stella of Exuma, Bahamas and Hingham, Charles Genovese and his wife Diane and William Genovese and his wife Linda all of Hingham; devoted Nonnie of Marisa and David A. Sullivan, Stephen Stella, Monique Souza, Alicia Climer, Andrew, Gregory, Michael, Matthew, Lindsey, Melaina, Alexandria Genovese, Emily Harriman, Rachel, Julia and Joshua Genoveses. Predeceased by her parents, Bartholomew and Giovanna Baldi, she was the caring sister of the late Fortunata LaPorta, Jenny Cataldo, Jaqueline Pentone, Lena Genovese, Dr. Alfred Baldi, Dr. Edward Baldi, Lewis Baldi and William Baldi. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours Thursday and Friday 4-8 p.m. in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central St.), Hingham. A celebration of life service will be held in the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Saturday prior to the funeral Mass in St. Pauls Church, Hingham, at 10 a.m. Burial in St. Pauls Cemetery, Hingham. Donations in memory of Beatrice may be made to Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370. See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on May 28, 2015
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