The Brookline Tab Obituaries

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November 17, 2017

October 26, 2017

Ikuko K. Burns

Ikuko K. Burns

Brookline, MA

Ikuko Kawai Burns sculptor, died peacefully in her Brookline home on October 8, 2017 after succumbing to the cancer that she valiantly battled these past few months. Her passion for living, for friendship and family, and her creativity, compassion, and generosity will be...

David L. McElroy

David L. McElroy

Hingham, NH

David L. McElroy a long term resident of the Linden Ponds community in Hingham, passed away September 28, 2017. A native of Brookline, Dave and his wife Fran previously resided in Newton and Pocasset. During WWII he served as a Yeoman 3rd Class in the U.S. Coast Guard. In his...

M.K. Merelice

M.K. Merelice

Brookline, MA

M.K Merelice of Brookline Village, passed away on October 1, 2017. Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Merelice was the daughter of the late Anthony and Germaine Kundratis. She attended Lawrence public schools and graduated from Radcliffe College in 1962. She remained in the...

Nancy A. Sawyer

Nancy A. Sawyer

Chestnut Hill, MA

Nancy A. Sawyer of Chestnut Hill died on Oct 6, 2017. Nancy graduated with a degree in Foreign Language from Emmanuel College and received her Masters in French from Radcliffe in 1949. She was a longtime employee of Joslin Diabetes Clinic. She was the daughter of the late...

October 5, 2017

Alissa Schultz

Alissa Schultz

Brookline, NC

Alissa (Weinberg) Schultz of Wake Forest, N.C., formerly of Brookline died at Duke Hospital with her loving husband John Schultz by her side, on September 20, 2017 at the age of 68. Alissa was born in Newburyport, MA and grew up in Dorchester and Brookline. She graduated from...

Published in The Brookline Tab from Sep. 26 to Oct. 5, 2017.

September 28, 2017

September 22, 2017

Prof. Emeritus Dr. Martin Schetzen

Prof. Emeritus Dr. Martin Schetzen

Brookline, MA

Professor Emeritus Schetzen, Dr. Martin, a longtime resident of Brookline died peacefully at home after a long illness on Friday, September 8, 2017. He was 89 years old. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he attended the Horace Mann High School in Riverdale, NY. Upon graduating in 1945,...

Published in The Brookline Tab from Sep. 11 to Sep. 22, 2017.

August 31, 2017

Sylvia Brown

Sylvia Brown

Salem, MA

Sylvia Brown, formerly of 10 Norman Street, Salem, and Swampscott, passed away on August 12th, 2017, at Hebrew Senior Life in Roslindale, MA. She leaves her daughters Linda Sapol of Brookline, and Phyllis Hxell and her husband Hannu Tjader of Sodertalje, Sweden. She was the...

August 16, 2017

Ruth E. Frost

Ruth E. Frost

Milton, MA

Ruth E. (Doolan) Frost passed away peacefully on July 19th, 2017. Born in Boston, Ruth was a graduate of St. Marys High School. She spent many years in Brookline before moving to Milton. She was a Clerk for N.E. Telphone Co., retiring in 1990. Beloved mother of Robert of FL,...

Ann Shoback

Ann Shoback

Brookline, MA

Ann Shoback,of Brookline, (nee Ann Klebanick) and previously of New Brunswick, N..J, and Scranton, Pa., died on July 28, 2017, at 95 years of age. Devoted mother of Maryanne, Dolores, Barbara, Pauline, Paul Jr., Robert, and Jacqueline. Also survived by 8 loving grandchildren...

August 2, 2017

Ilene R. Grinker

Ilene R. Grinker

Wellesley, MA

Ilene R. (Wasserman) Grinker 81, of Wellesley, MA formerly of Framingham, MA on Thursday July 20, 2017. Ilene, R. (Wasserman) Grinker 81, of Wellesley, MA formerly of Framingham, MA on Thursday July 20, 2017. Beloved wife of William S. Grinker for over 60 years. Loving mother...

Published in The Brookline Tab from Jul. 21 to Aug. 2, 2017.

July 27, 2017

Ronald C. Cutraro

Ronald C. Cutraro

Beverly, MA

Ronald Charles Cutraro, 71, died on Saturday, July 15, in his hometown of Beverly after his battle with Alzheimers. He was born on March 19, 1946 to Louis M. Cutraro and Rita L. Cutraro in Salem, MA. The family later moved to Beverly, where he excelled as a student at St Marys...

July 6, 2017

June 14, 2017

Jean M. Snell

Jean M. Snell

West Roxbury, MA

Jean M. Snell of West Roxbury formerly of Brookline May 28, 2017. Jean was a graduate of Brookline High School and worked at IBM for several years. She spent her remaining years caring for her large family in Brookline. Daughter of the late Eugene and Helen (Mahoney) Snell....

May 11, 2017

Julia Levy

Julia Levy

Brookline, MA

Julia Levy, 98 on April 25, 2017. Formerly of Brookline and New Bedford. Predeceased by her son Alan C. Levy of Canton and her dear friend Mel of Brookline; survived by her cousin Mary Santos of New Bedford and her close friends Eleanor Chayet of Salem, Rosalie Mantia Vess, of...

May 4, 2017

Sterra Tackeff

Sterra Tackeff

Dedham, MA

Sterra (Stone) Tackeff of Dedham, formerly of Brookline, on April 22, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Bertram C. Tackeff. Devoted mother of Matthew Tackeff and his wife Elian, Roger Tackeff and his wife Maryanne, and the late Jo Ann Toledano and her surviving husband Allan....

April 27, 2017

Vivian H. Freeman

Vivian H. Freeman

Brookline, MA

Vivian H. (Brezner) Freeman of Brookline, formerly of Newton on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Herbert I. Freeman. Loving mother of Peter Lee & Catherine A. Freeman of Cummaquid, David Brezner Freeman of Brookline and the late Robert Eliot Freeman & his...

Published in The Brookline Tab from Apr. 18 to Apr. 27, 2017.

April 20, 2017

April 13, 2017

Richard Ratzkoff

Richard Ratzkoff

Danville, NH

Richard Ratzkoff of Danville, NH, passed away on April 2, 2017 at the age of 69. Beloved son of the late Philander S. and Selma R. (Young) Ratzkoff. Devoted brother of the late John Ratzkoff. Loving father of Bathsheba and Kenyon King of Brookline, MA, Philander S. Ratzkoff of...

April 6, 2017

John L. Sullivan

John L. Sullivan

Brookline, MA

John L. Sullivan of Walpole, formerly of Brookline on March 25, 2017. Beloved husband of Dorothy M. (Quinn) Sullivan. Loving father of John Jack Sullivan and wife Laura of Norfolk, Kevin Sullivan and wife Sika of Dedham, Marc Sullivan (BPD) and wife Leiry (BPD) of Bridgewater...

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