Obituaries

First Name Last Name
Albert  J. Finney, Jr.

Albert J. Finney, Jr. 1930-2016

Lunenburg - Mr. Albert J. Finney Jr., of Lunenburg, formerly of Waltham, died at home on Sunday, August 28, 2016. He was 86. Albert was born in Waltham on July 14, 1930 a son of the late Albert J. and Esther (Ryan) Finney. A graduate of the former Saint Mary's High School he later earned his Bachelor's degree from Boston College. He honorably served his country in the United States Marines during the Korean War. A lifelong Waltham resident...

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Louise A. (Keegan) Quirk

Louise A. (Keegan) Quirk 1923-2016

Waltham – Mrs. Louise A. Quirk, of Waltham, died Saturday, August 27, 2016 in Neville Center, Cambridge. She was 93. Louise was born in Boston on May 1, 1923, a daughter of the late Edward and Agnes (Higgins) Keegan. She was raised in Newton where she graduated from Our Lady Help of Christians High School. During WWII she served as a volunteer for the USO. She married her late beloved husband, Newton native Charles W. Quirk in October...

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David B. Cawley

David B. Cawley 1941-2016

Waltham – Mr. David B. Cawley, of Waltham, died Friday, August 26, 2016 in Wingate at Weston. He was 74. Dave was born in Newton on September 20, 1941, a son of the late Paul and Agnes (O'Donnell) Cawley. After graduating from Newton Technical High School he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. On November 17, 1971 he married Maureen F. McIvor in Saint Jude Church and the couple made their home in...

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Walter E. Ohnemus, Jr.

Walter E. Ohnemus, Jr. 1925-2016

Waltham – As Waltham's Superintendent of Public Buildings Walter Ohnemus was known for his integrity, fairness, affability and knowledge of the trades. He kept an even keel and was well respected by those he worked with and by those over whom he held authority. He never wasted a day by not having a ready smile and helpful advice. And while his calm demeanor could be tested it was done only at great risk. Walter's character was forged long...

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James P. Bennett

James P. Bennett 1965-2016

Waltham – Mr. James P. Bennett, of Waltham, died Monday, August 22, 2016 in Massachusetts General Hospital following a period of declining health. He was 51. Jim was born in Waltham on January 18, 1965, a son of Madeline (Collura) Bennett of Waltham and the late Charles Bennett, and was a lifelong resident. He graduated from Waltham Vocational High School and began working at Suburban School Transportation and later at Stadium Auto Body....

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Keri A. Snyder

Keri A. Snyder 1974-2016

Framingham – Keri A. Snyder, of Framingham, died on Monday August 22, 2016 at her home. She was 42. Keri was born in Boston on June 24, 1974, a daughter of Jan S. Snyder and the late Mary T. (Conneely) Celi. She graduated from Keefe Technical High School in Framingham and attended Lasell College in Newton and Mass Bay Community College in Wellesley. She is survived by her father, Jan S. Snyder of West Barnstable; her siblings, Dustin...

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Elizabeth A. "Libby" Faulkner

Elizabeth A. "Libby" Faulkner 1918-2016

Waltham – Mrs. Elizabeth A. "Libby" (Killion) Faulkner, of Waltham, died Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Waltham Crossings. She was 97. Libby was born in Framingham on November 18, 1918, a daughter of Irish immigrants Michael and Catherine (Kelly) Killion. She was raised in Roslindale and married Fred E. Faulkner in 1946. Two years later they built a home in Waltham and became lifelong residents. After raising her children she worked for a...

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Denis J. Dubé

Denis J. Dubé 1942-2016

Waltham – Mr. Denis J. Dubé, of Waltham, died on Friday, August 19th, 2016 surrounded by his family. He was 74. Denis was born in Cambridge on February 11, 1942, a son of the late Ernest J. and Rose (Anastasia) Dubé. After graduating from Waltham Vocational High School he served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Before retirement Denis had worked at Raytheon and later as an offset printer at New Print in Waltham. In...

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Jessie Harriet Livingston

Jessie Harriet Livingston 1935-2016

Waltham – Mrs. Jessie Harriet (MacInnis) Livingston, of Waltham, died Friday, August 19, 2016 in Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 80. Harriet, as she was affectionately called, was born in Little Narrows, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on October 22, 1935, a daughter of the late John and Harriet (Stubbs) MacInnis. She moved to the United States in the 1950's and married Charlestown native Joseph F. Livingston in 1960. They lived...

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Mary P. Curtin

Mary P. Curtin 1932-2016

Waltham – Mary P. Curtin of Waltham died Wednesday, August 17, 2016, in the Newton-Wellesley Center for Alzheimer's Care in Wellesley. She was 84. Mary was born on January 10, 1932, a daughter of the late Michael J. and Helena G. (Mitchell) Curtin. She attended Northeastern University and then went on to work as the head of the X-Ray department at The Waltham Hospital for thirty-seven years. After that, she worked at the law firm of...

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Gerard J. McShane

Gerard J. McShane 1925-2016

Waltham – Mr. Gerard J. McShane, of Clearwater, Florida, died Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Westchester Gardens Rehabilitation Center in Clearwater. He was 91. Gerard was born in Waltham on June 27, 1925, a son the late Joseph and Teresa (Hardiman) McShane. After graduating from Saint Charles High School he joined the United States Marine Corps where he served in the Pacific. Four days into the Second Battle of Guam, on July 25, 1944,...

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Ruth I. "Kitty" Sawin

Ruth I. "Kitty" Sawin 1923-2016

Sudbury - Mrs. Ruth I. "Kitty" (Lindblad) Sawin, of Sudbury and Harwich, formerly of Waltham died on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. She was 93. Kitty was born in Brockton on January 25, 1923, a daughter of the late Thor Albert Hilding Lindblad and Ruth Ellida (Skoog) Lindblad. She lived in Medford for a short time where she graduated high school and it's there where she met Frank E. Sawin, Jr. The couple married...

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Charles A. Bell

Charles A. Bell 1930-2016

Wayland – Mr. Charles A. Bell, of Wayland and Venice, Florida, formerly of Weston, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham. He was 86. Charles was born in Oak Park, Illinois on June 12, 1930, the son of the late Charles H. and Laverna (Ludy) Bell. He was raised in Westfield, New Jersey where he graduated from Westfield High School. After high school he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in...

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John Gildart

John Gildart 1943-2016

Waltham - Mr. John H. 'Jack' Gildart, of Waltham, formerly of Cambridge, Somerville and Gilford, New Hampshire, died Monday, August 15, 2016 in Newton Wellesley Hospital. He was 73. John was born July 9, 1943 in Cambridge a son of the late Harold and Helen (Ready) Gildart. Raised and educated in Cambridge he graduated from Cambridge Rindge Technical High School. He served the the United States Army National Guard. Jack worked as welder...

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Esther  J. Barber

Esther J. Barber 1918-2016

Framingham – Mrs. Esther J. (Venini) Barber, of Framingham, formerly of Waltham and Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 13th surrounded by her loving family. She was 98. Esther was born in Waltham on June 4, 1918, the daughter of S. John and Marina (Alberti) Venini. She raised her family in Waltham and then she and her late husband, Albert, moved to Florida for over twenty years before settling on the Cape in 2011. In her...

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Nicholas Cardone

Nicholas Cardone 1925-2016

Westford – Mr. Nicholas Cardone, formerly of Waltham, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 in Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was 91. Nicholas was born January 9, 1925 in Penna, Province of Pescara, Italy a son of the late Corindo and Isolino (Marcia) Cardone. He immigrated to the United States at the age of 5 settling in Waltham. He was a graduate of Waltham High School with the class of 1948 and honorably served his country in the United...

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Esther F. Landry

Esther F. Landry 1926-2016

Waltham – Miss Esther F. Landry, of Waltham, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in her home. She was 90. Esther was born in Watertown on April 9, 1926, a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Gingrass) Landry, and was a graduate of Saint Patrick's High School in Watertown. She moved to Waltham in 1971 Until her retirement she worked as a manager for John Hancock Life Insurance Company in Boston. Always on the go and youthful in spirit...

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Eugene M. Snow

Eugene M. Snow 1940-2016

Waltham – Gene Snow was always a glass is half-full kind of a guy . . . an eternal optimist who had a smile that would . . . as the cliché goes . . . light up a room. In his case it was true. And around the Fourth of July Gene could also light up his neighborhood with a first class display of fireworks that delighted his family and his friends. He will be remembered as a man who was never afraid to work long hard hours with his...

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Barbara Penney

Barbara Penney 1943-2016

Sanford, Maine - Mrs. Barbara A. (Ferguson) Penney, formerly of Waltham, died Sunday, August 7, 2016 in Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New Hampshire. She was 73. Barbara was born February 25, 1943 in Malden, a daughter of the late Ralph and Barbara (Taylor) Ferguson. Raised and educated in Stoneham she also lived in Wakefield before moving to Waltham in 1989. She moved to live with her daughter in Maine in December, 2005. She...

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Marilyn C. (Ryan) Stanton

Marilyn C. (Ryan) Stanton 1926-2016

Waltham – Mrs. Marilyn C. (Ryan) Stanton, of Waltham, died Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. She was 90. Marilyn was born in Waltham on April 20, 1926, a daughter of the late John and Ida (Berrigan) Ryan, and had been a lifelong resident. She was a 1944 graduate of Waltham High School. After her kids were in school she took a job in the loan department at Waltham Savings Bank where she worked for over twenty...

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Joan M.  Sheehy

Joan M. Sheehy 1931-2016

Newton – Mrs. Joan M. (Welch) Sheehy, a lifelong resident of Newton, died Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Wingate at Weston. She was 84. Joan was born at home in Newton on September 14, 1931, a daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Herlihy) Welch. Raised and educated in Newton she was a graduate of the former Our Lady's High School and earned her nursing degree from Saint Margaret's Hospital Nursing School in Dorchester. She was married to...

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Alexander Kananovich

Alexander Kananovich 1924-2016

Wellesley - 'Be forever mindful of the needs of others' is the way in which Alexander Kananovich lived his life and the values he instilled in his family. He died peacefully in the presence of family in Cape Cod Hospital on Friday, August 5, 2016 after long life well lived. He was 92. Alexander Sergey Kananovich was born February 1, 1924 in South River, New Jersey a son of Russian immigrants Sergei Anton and Barbara (Sadowski) Kananovich...

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Frances A. Cappadona

Frances A. Cappadona 1927-2016

Waltham – Mrs. Frances A. (Rizzo) Cappadona, of Waltham and Dennis, died on Thursday August 4th, 2016 in her daughter's home surrounded by family. She was 89. Frances was born in Waltham on January 20, 1927, a daughter of the late Gerlando and Assunta (Falzone) Rizzo. As a young girl she quit school to work at Hathaway's Bakery in Waltham to help her family. She subsequently worked at the Waltham Watch Factory and Raytheon before leaving to...

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James S. DiPerri

James S. DiPerri -2016

South Boston – Jim DiPerri was known around his native South Boston and beyond as a true gentleman who greeted friends and strangers alike with a sincere smile and genuine warmth. It was pretty easy to feel at home in his company . . . he was a man of unquestioned integrity, was never afraid of hard work and was possessed of a kind spirit . . . the sort of guy you just knew could be relied on for help if you needed it. Mr. James S. "Jim"...

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Pauline  J.  Thompson

Pauline J. Thompson 1942-2016

Mashpee - Mrs. Pauline J. (Sullivan) Thompson, of Mashpee, formerly of Waltham, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 after being stricken ill while visiting her daughter. She was 73. Pauline was born October 27, 1942 in Brighton a daughter of the late Milford and Eleanor (Lang) Sullivan. Raised and educated in Waltham she was a graduate of Waltham High School. She married Waltham firefighter Lloyd R. Thompson on March 7, 1965 in...

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