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Anderson, Sten  
A Funeral Mass was offered on Wednesday, March 25th in Sacred Heart Church on River Street for Sten R. Anderson, 97, of Waltham. He died Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Burial followed in Newton Cemetery. Sten was born in Gothenburg, Sweden on December 3, 1917, the son of the late Adolph and Eleanora (Walquist) Anderson. He came to the United States as a child and settled with his family in Waltham. He attended Waltham schools and after the outbreak of World War II joined the United States Army. Sten's unit, the 87th Infantry Division left the States in November, 1944 and was immediately attached to General George S. Patton's Third Army. He saw action in the Rhineland, and during the harsh winter of 1944-45 at the infamous Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes that determined the outcome of the war. He stayed in Europe well after Germany's surrender in May, 1945 and was discharged from the service in January, 1946. In April, 1948 he married Waltham native Josephine A. Terrasi in Sacred Heart Church and the couple made Waltham their lifelong home. Trained as a machinist he worked for years at the J.L. Thompson Company in Waltham, Premium Metals in Millis and until his retirement at BLH Corporation in Waltham. After that he drove a cab for a time for Central Square Taxi and later worked as a driver for Brasco Florist Shop on High Street. In addition to his wife of sixty-seven years, Josephine, he leaves his daughter, Donna J. Brannelly and her husband, Robert, of Holliston and his grandchildren, Mark and Michael Brannelly. Sten was a brother of the late Stina Edmunds. To share a memory and to offer condolences please visit www.joycefuneralhome.com
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 26 to Apr. 2, 2015
DePass, Joseph J.  
Mr. Joseph J. DePass of Waltham died Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in his home. He was 54. Mr. DePass was born in Waltham on May 13, 1960, a son of Eleanor T. (Hughes) DePass of Waltham and the late John W. DePass. Joseph was a lifelong resident of Waltham and graduated from Waltham High School in 1978. He went on to the Wentworth Institute of Technology and was a talented finish carpenter. In addition to his mother, he leaves his son, Joseph DePass and his wife, Laura, of Holly Hill, Florida; his grandchildren Angelo and Emma; his siblings, David O. DePass and his wife, Christine, of Waltham, Paul J. DePass and his wife, Dagmar, of Auburn, California, Thomas H. DePass of Mountain View, California, Daniel W. DePass and his wife, Allesandra, of Randolph, Mark A. DePass and his wife, Heather, of St. Petersburg, Florida, Jane E. DePass of Sandwich, Patricia A. Tolan and her husband, Robert, of Waltham and Anne Marie DePass of Waltham. Joseph also leaves many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Cori Connor and brother of the late Jack W. DePass and Mary E. Tibbetts. Family and friends will honor and remember Joseph's life by gathering on Saturday, April 11, in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), where his funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Organization, 200 Brickstone Square, Suite 407, Andover, MA 01810. To offer condolences online, please visit www.joycefuneralhome.com
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 26 to Apr. 2, 2015
Foley, Mary - Newburyport  
Mrs. Mary E. (Kavaleski) Foley passed peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the age of 100. Mrs. Foley was born in Waltham on June 13, 1914, a daughter of the late William J. and Tekla (Gorka) Kavaleski. She was a graduate of St. Marys High School in Waltham and worked as a Dental Assistant for many years after graduation. Mrs. Foley was a long time resident of Newburyport, where she was a volunteer at the Anna Jacques Hospital for many years. She enjoyed gardening, flower arranging and a variety of creative pursuits. In 2000, Mrs. Foley moved to Imperial Beach, California to be with her daughter and she was an active member of the Imperial Beach Senior Center. She was wife of the late Cornelius J. Foley, to whom she had been married for 46 years, the mother of the late Cornelius J. Foley, Jr., and the sister of the late John J. Kavaleski, Fred T. Kavaleski, and William J. Kavaleski, Jr. Mrs. Foley is survived by her daughter Mary Beth Townes, and her husband, John, of Imperial Beach, CA, her daughter- in- law, Ellen Foley of Nahant; her grandchildren, Kathleen P. Foley of Moultonborough NH, Sean M. Foley and Paul D. Foley both of Nahant, and Bethellen Foley of Boston; her sisters-in-law, Eleanor Kavaleski and Helen Kavaleski both of Waltham; five great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor and remember Mrs. Foley s life by gathering on Saturday, March 28th, at 9:45 am in the Immaculate Conception Church, 42 Green Street, Newburyport where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am. Burial will follow in Saint Marys Cemetery in Newburyport. To offer condolences online, please visit www.joycefuneralhome.com
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 26 to Apr. 2, 2015
Gaspari, Alfred V.  
Alfred Vincent "Deacon Al" Gaspari, 75, Bradenton, died February 21, 2015. Born in Newton, MA lived and went to High School in Waltham Ma: he later moved to Bradenton in 2001 from Rolling Meadows, IL. He was a Veteran of the US Marine Corps and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Please send condolences to the Brown and Sons Funeral home in Bradenton Florida, www.brownandsonsfuneral.com
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 19 to Mar. 26, 2015
Goddard, Gertrude E.  
Gertrude E. (Beach) Goddard of Phoenix, AZ and formerly of Lexington & Waltham, MA passed away peacefully on March 9, 2015. Born on October 29,1919 in Somerville, MA to the late Thaddeus and Irene Beach. She was the beloved wife of her high school sweetheart, the late George F. Goddard. Loving mother of Kenneth E. Goddard and wife Deborah of Nashville TN, Carol I. McCabe and husband Jonathan of Clarendon Hills IL and Deborah J. Jeffery and husband Daniel of Scottsdale AZ. Precious "Grammy" to 6 grandchildren; Kendra (Goddard) Melnyk, Katherine (Goddard ) Bryan, Melanie (McCabe) Tatum, J.Scott McCabe, Tyler Jeffery and Jay Jeffery and great grandmother to 7; Madison, Lilli, Blair, Hannah, Blake, Jonathan and Jacob. Cherished aunt to Melissa (Beach) Singleton and Edward A. Beach. A Memorial Service was be held at Shepherd of the Hills Church, 5524 E. Lafayette Blvd. Phoenix at 11:00 AM , Saturday, March 14, 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Trudy's memory to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower, Phoenix, AZ 85014.
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 19 to Mar. 26, 2015
Griggs, Annette M. - Lincoln  
Annette May (Meinhart) Griggs, passed away at her home on March 14, 2015. She was 85. Annette attended Newton Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing and became a LPN. She worked at the Glover Memorial Hospital and Hamilton House both in Needham and at Hanneman Hospital as well as many other nursing homes. Annette and her husband enjoyed cruising on the Holland American Cruise Line and had taken 65 cruises and achieved Platinum Level recognition. She also operated ceramic studio from her home and enjoyed cross stitching and was an avid bingo player. She was the beloved wife of Thomas I. Griggs, loving mother of Kevin P. Burns of Soesterberg, The Netherlands and Kathy Lee Burns of Mascotte, FL, grandmother of Michael Passerello of Providence RI and Jenifer Lee Brann and her husband Thomas Brann III of Marstons Mills and great grandmother of Anthony Passerello and Brianna Brann. Visiting hours will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave. (NEEDHAM) on Mon, Mar 23 from 4-7 pm with a prayer service at 6:30. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment will take place on WED Mar 25 at 2:30 in the Mass National Cemetery in Bourne. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Annettes name to VNA Care Dimensions, 70 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481 would be appreciated. For directions or to share a memory of Annette please visit www.eatonfuneral homes.com .
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 19 to Mar. 26, 2015
Jenney, Francis E.  
Francis E. Jenney, 80 of Phoenixville, PA, formerly of Waltham, MA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 8, 2015. Born in Waltham, MA, he was the son of the late John B. and Mary (O'Keefe) Jenney. Frank was a graduate of Boston College (1959), Boston College Law School (1961) and completed his LLM at Boston University (1964). He worked as an Attorney for over 45 years in Waltham, MA, joining his father John B. Jenney at Jenney & Jenney in 1961 and retiring from Harnish, Jenney, Mitchell and Resh, LLP in Waltham, MA in 2008. He was a lifetime member of the Musketaquid Club of Concord, MA. He enjoyed reading, fishing, hunting, outdoors, spending time with grandchildren and watching all sports and was especially happy that the Patriots won the superbowl this year. Frank was a loving father and grandfather and friend to all. Frank is survived by: sons, Dr. Francis E. Jenney Jr. And his wife Cara Zeidman of Hoschton, GA; John F. Jenney of Lincoln, Vermont; Paul J. Jenney and his wife Dina of Phoenixville, PA; Daughter, Anne L. Jenney Early and her husband Ulysses S. G. Early, III of Danville, CA; former spouse, Jane Jenney of Concord, MA; sisters, Joan (Bernard) Garrigan; Janet MacNamara; Margorie (John) Edson; Patricia Mattos; brother, John B. (Kathleen) Jenney; grandchildren, Celia, Hillary, Paul Jr., Isabella, and Patrick Jenney; step grandchildren, Grant (Bonnie) Early, Claire (Ben) Myers and Daphne (Gina) Javier; and 5 loving great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and extended family. Memorial services for Frank will be at the Devlin Rosmos Kepp & Gatcha Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 517 S. Main Street at Fourth Avenue, Phoenixville, PA, on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Phoenixville, PA. Relatives and Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday morning from 9:30 am to 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. A special thank you to the Parkhouse Nursing Home, Royersford, PA for their loving care and support. Condolences may be given to the family at www. DevlinRosmosKepp.com .
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 19 to Mar. 26, 2015
Oliver, Helen - Waltham  
Helen R. "Ellie" Oliver of Waltham, died peacefully in her home Tuesday, February 17th, 2015, at the age of 86. She was the surviving wife of the late Lawrence Arthur Oliver, also of Waltham, who passed away in 2008. Mrs. Oliver was born Helen Rose Gorgone on July 28, 1928 in Waltham, Daughter of the late Rose and Gaetano Gorgone, sister of the late Joseph Gorgone, John Gorgone, George Gorgone, William Gorgone (William died while serving in the Army Corp. in WWII, Virginia Tobin, and Frances McDonald (all deceased). She grew up in North Waltham, where during World War II she took a factory job to help support her family and was an avid roller skater. Soon after the war she met Lawrence Oliver of Lapeer, Mich, who served in WWII with the Navy from 1944 | 1946. After discharge from military service he met Helen. They were married at St. Marys Church in Waltham in 1946. In 1947 they started their family and purchased the home in Waltham they would live in for the rest of their lives. She was a devoted wife, homemaker, and community member. She enjoyed participating in outdoor activities with her late husband, including sharing membership at the Woodville Rod & Gun Club in Hopkinton, MA, and sharing her husbands enthusiasm for flying remote controlled model airplanes at a flying club in Burlington. She enjoyed annual family road trips to her late husbands family farm in Lapeer, Mich., and frequently visited her mother in N. Waltham, with whom she was very close. She was a devout Catholic and member of the St. Charles Borromeo Church Parish for over 60 years. Her four children all attended St. Charles School. Her daughter Linda Oliver Cormier passed away in 2009. Helen is survived by her r emaining children Beverly Jean Oliver, of New Brunswick, Canada; Steven Oliver and his wife Claudia of S. Berwick, Maine; and Deborah Oliver Parsons and her husband Tucker of Los Angeles, CA; her four granddaughters, Melanie, Julie, Casey and Ellie; and her five great-grandchildren Ben, Thomas, John, Anna Claire, and Sophie. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend funeral services from the Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody St., Waltham, Friday, March 27 from 4 - 7pm for visiting hours, and Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Helen's life in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at Saint Charles Borromeo Church, 51 Hall St., at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. For guestbook please visit www. BrascoFuneralHome.com .
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 26 to Apr. 2, 2015
Onorato, W. Lucille  
Mrs. W. Lucille (Welch) Onorato of Waltham, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in her home. She was 96. Mrs. Onorato was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on February 17, 1919, a daughter of the late Edward C. and Winifred V. (Donnelly) Welch. She was a secretary for Chapman Valve until her retirement. Lucille was the wife of the late Joseph M. Onorato who died in September of 2012, and the sister of the late Edward Welch, Joseph Welch, Maryrose Welch, and Theresa Connelly. She is survived by her children, Joseph M. Onorato and his wife, Paulette, of Sudbury, William E. Onorato of Medfield, Michael F. Onorato and his wife, Jean, of Acton, Mary L. Onorato and Patricia A. Onorato both of Waltham; her grandchildren, Joseph M. Onorato, Christina Onorato, Katherine Onorato Stokes, Robert Onorato, and Bisanne Masoud; her great grandchildren, Emi Ip Onorato, Minna Stokes, and Silas Onorato. Family and friends will honor and remember Lucille's life by gathering for her Funeral Mass on Monday, April 6th, at 10 am in Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Vulvodynia Matters, Inc. P.O. Box 550096, North Waltham, MA 02455; www.v-matters.org . To offer condolences online, please visit www.joycefuneralhome.com
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 26 to Apr. 2, 2015
Payne, Maude E. - Westborough  
Miss Maude Elizabeth Payne of Waltham died March 17, 2015 at the Willows / Beaumont Rehabilitation Center of Westborough where she resided for the past ten years. Maude was 95. Maude was born in Everett on March 22, 1919, the daughter of the late Oscar S. and Maude Blanche (Jackson) Payne. Maude resided in Waltham before moving to the Willows in Westborough. She also resided during the summer months in Bar Harbor, Maine where she enjoyed many years with friends. She also traveled extensively throughout the world. Maude graduated from Framingham State College in 1941 and was a schoolteacher at the Whittermore School in Waltham where she taught for forty-one years. She always joked as to how she taught the first twenty years at the first grade level but was demoted and taught the kindergarten for the last twenty-one years of her career. She was an avid reader and was known as the Reading Teacher. Maude was a member of the Retired State County and Municipal Employees Association. And, was very active in Retired Educators Association of Massachusetts where she served as Recording / Membership Secretary for many years. Maude was a past member of the Christ Church of Waltham. Maude leaves her nephew, Paul O. Webber, Jr. of Wareham and his family. Maude's family would like to extend deepest gratitude to the caregivers who came into her life, helping her to remain active and independent especially those at Salmon Family Facilities at the Willows and the Beaumont Rehabilitation Center where she was cared for by a caring and compassionate staff. All services for Maude are private. Funeral and burial arrangements are being handled by the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home 62 West Main Street, Westborough. Burial will be in the family plot at the Linwood Cemetery, Weston
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Published in Waltham News Tribune from Mar. 26 to Apr. 2, 2015
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