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AMHERST –  William (Bill) James Mellen, 94, of Amherst, died peacefully on June 15, 2018, at Hospice of the Fisher Home in Amherst, with his family by his side.   Born in Brattleboro, Vermont, on Sept. 10, 1923, he...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on June 19, 2018
SOUTH HADLEY –  Jean Marie (Houck) Ross passed away June 14, 2018, just weeks before her 90th birthday.    Jean made her home in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, for more than 30 years. More recently, she lived at Loomis...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on June 16, 2018
Kathleen Jones
1919 - 2018
AMHERST - Kathleen Jones died June 7, 2018. She was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Bebbington in Cheshire, United Kingdom, in the middle of the reign of George V. It was the year after the Great War, just after women over 30...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on June 15, 2018
AMHERST - Jane Elizabeth Cowles Bacon, 86, has passed away. She was born in 1931 to Anna Swords Cowles and Walter E. Cowles in Springfield. Jane was the second of seven children - five sisters and one brother. She...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on June 6, 2018
HADLEY - Patricia Ann Carpenter, who lived in Massachusetts for most of her life, died on Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The cause of death was respiratory arrest as a result of...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on June 2, 2018
NORTHAMPTON – Paul Dubin, 77, died May 23, 2018 in Cooley Dickinson Hospital, after living well with inoperable pancreatic cancer for more than three years. He was born in New York City, New York, to Carolyn and...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on June 1, 2018
Merle L. Howes
1924 - 2018
Merle L. Howes , age 93, died on May 8, 2018. Merle was born on August 14, 1924 in Laytonsville, to Rose and George Howes. He graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1942 and subsequently volunteered to serve in the...
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Published Online in The Frederick News-Post from May 30 to May 31, 2018
Merle Howes
1924 - 2018
AMHERST – Merle L. Howes, age 93, died on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.   Dr. Howes was born on August 14, 1924 in Laytonsville, Maryland to Rose and George Howes.  Dr. Howes graduated from Gaithersburg High School in...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on May 17, 2018
AMHERST - Frederick Jimmy Cortes, known as Freddy to his family, died on May 26, 2018, at Baystate Medical Center after a brief illness. Born on Aug. 9, 1946, at Brooklyn Hospital, he was the eagerly awaited third...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on May 29, 2018
AMHERST – Carol Ann O'Brien, of North Amherst MA, ended her battle with multiple illnesses on May 24, 2018.  Carol was born in Northampton on May 8, 1956, daughter of Weymouth "Bud" and Joy Heath. Carol has resided in...
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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on May 26, 2018
AMHERST - Carol Ann O'Brien, of North Amherst MA, ended her battle with multiple illnesses on May 24, 2018. Carol was born in Northampton on May 8, 1956, daughter of Weymouth "Bud" and Joy Heath. Carol has resided in...
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Published in The Recorder on May 26, 2018
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Average Regional Funeral Costs
Basic service fees$2,198
Transfer of remains$375
Embalming$695
Other Preparations$225
Viewing$500
Funeral ceremony$635
Burial Casket$2,148
Total Estimated Cost$6,776
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