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Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day -2015

Washington, D.C. By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even the heart...

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John F.  Sloane

John F. Sloane 1919-2015

Waltham – Mr. John F. Sloane, of Waltham, died Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Maristhill Nursing Home in Waltham. He was 96. John was born in Waltham on January 11, 1919, the only child of the late John F. and Eleanor (Horne) Sloane. He was a graduate of Waltham High School and for years he ran his family's rooming house on Walnut Street while caring for his aging parents. Best known for his musical talent, John had been the longtime...

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Christina M. (Cloonan) McCarthy

Christina M. (Cloonan) McCarthy 1927-2015

Waltham – "Long after we are too big to carry in her arms, a mother carries us in her heart." For most of her eighty-seven years on this earth Chris McCarthy carried her children in her heart . . . ten who survive her and one other, her Judith, who died at birth. It's also been said that "God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers." And if you asked any of her kids how she was able to keep up with the feeding, the clothing and...

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William A. McAloon

William A. McAloon 1952-2015

Waltham – Mr. William A. "Bill" McAloon Jr., of Waltham, died Tuesday, November 17, 2015 in the Neville Center in Cambridge. He was 63. Bill was born in Cambridge, on October 18, 1952, a son of the late William A., Sr. and Genevieve (Hoell) McAloon. After spending his early years in Cambridge his family moved to Waltham where he graduated from Saint Mary's High School. He attended Northeastern University and left after a time to pursue a...

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Lillian T. (Ankiewicz) Roche

Lillian T. (Ankiewicz) Roche 1935-2015

Waltham – Mrs. Lillian T. (Ankiewicz) Roche, of Waltham, died Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was 80. Lillian was born in Chelsea on March 8, 1935, a daughter of the late John and Edna (Goryszewska) Ankiewicz, and moved to Waltham as a teenager. She worked in younger years at The Lighthouse bar on Main Street owned by her mother's family before becoming a secretary at the Raytheon Company. On January 22,...

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Ann M. Blakely

Ann M. Blakely 1935-2015

Waltham – Miss Ann M. Blakely, of Waltham, died Monday, November 16, 2015 at Newton- Wellesley Hospital. She was 80. Ann was born in Waltham on August 19, 1935, a daughter of the late Vincent and Anna (Finnerty) Blakely. She was a graduate of the Massachusetts Hospital School and later served on the alumni board for many years. She then attended Northeastern University earning a certificate in therapeutic recreation. Until her...

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Donald J. Gustafson

Donald J. Gustafson 1937-2015

Marlborough – Mr. Donald J. "Ducky" Gustafson, of Marlborough, formerly of Waltham, died Sunday, November 15, 2015 in the Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough. He was 78. Donald was born in Waltham on January 7, 1937, a son of the late Harry and Mary (Burke) Gustafson. After high school he joined the United States Marine Corps, serving from 1954 to 1957. When he got out of the service Don joined the Waltham Fire Department...

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Marie L. (Rodrigues) Medeiros

Marie L. (Rodrigues) Medeiros 1923-2015

Waltham – Mrs. Marie L. (Rodrigues) Medeiros, of Waltham, died Sunday, November 15, 2015 in her home. She was 92. Marie was born in Cambridge on July 15, 1923, a daughter of the late Luiz and Maria (Medina) Rodrigues, and was a graduate of Cambridge High and Latin. She had lived in Waltham for over fifty years. Until her retirement Marie worked in the billing department at Waltham Hospital and before that worked for a number of years as...

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Charles J. Cononi

Charles J. Cononi 1941-2015

Waltham – Mr. Charles J. Cononi, of Waltham, died Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He was 74. Charlie was born in Natick on July 5, 1941, a son of the late Amilcare and Vera (Balboni) Cononi, and was raised in Wellesley. He graduated from New York Military Academy in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York and after that attended Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. A graduate of Lowell Technical Institute he became the...

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Remembering Paris

Remembering Paris -2015

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." --- Martin Luther King, Jr. For each of us . . . Friday, November 13th began much like any other day. It might have included routines such as breakfast, work, exercise, school or church. For native Parisians or tourists perhaps the day included a trip to one of its most beautiful attractions: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre,...

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Barbara Steele Cassidy

Barbara Steele Cassidy 1957-2015

A good teacher is like a candle . . . it consumes itself to light the way for others. Barbara Steele Cassidy is now a luminous light that reminds us that a beautiful soul has passed. She died peacefully on Friday, November 13, 2015 in Winchester Hospital after a three year battle against cancer. She was 58. Born July 18, 1957 in Malden she was a daughter of the late Charles J. and Barbara A. (MacLeod) Steele. Raised and educated in...

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Shirley A. (Luchinskis) Vaughan

Shirley A. (Luchinskis) Vaughan 1940-2015

Waltham – Mrs. Shirley A. (Luchinskis) Vaughan, of Waltham, died Friday, November 13, 2015 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 75. Shirley was born in Cambridge on September 30, 1940, a daughter of the late George and Helen (Korkus) Luchinskus, and graduated from Cambridge High and Latin School. A Waltham resident for the past fifty years she worked as a secretary at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center in Waltham until...

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Sergeant Robert C. Dakin, US Army

Sergeant Robert C. Dakin, US Army -2015

"The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war." --- Douglas MacArthur . . . and sometimes . . . their families do too. Freedom is not free. Waltham – Thanksgiving Day fell on the twenty-third of November in 1950. Two days later an enormous snowstorm hit the Boston area and a day after that more than 300,000 Chinese troops crossed the Yalu...

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Thomas J. "Lumpy" Arsenault

Thomas J. "Lumpy" Arsenault 1950-2015

Waltham – Retired Newton Police Motorcycle Patrol Officer Thomas J. "Lumpy" Arsenault, of Waltham, died Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in Tufts Medical Center, Boston. He was 65. Tom was born in Waltham on April 16, 1950, a son of the late Clarence and Gertrude (Coyle) Arsenault, and had been a lifelong resident. After graduating from Waltham High School in 1968 he joined the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and served for four...

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Maryalice Gallagher

Maryalice Gallagher 1922-2015

Wayland – Miss Maryalice Gallagher, of Wayland, died Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Maristhill Nursing Home in Waltham. Maryalice was born in Brookline on October 18, 1922, a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Dunphy) Gallagher. She was raised and educated in Brighton and graduated from Brighton High School in 1939. She earned her Bachelor's degree in English from Boston College in 1952 and then spent her career working for Blue Cross...

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Edoardo Fragale

Edoardo Fragale 1927-2015

Waltham – When Edoardo Fragale moved his large family from the old country to Waltham in 1972 he was already forty-five years old, a seasoned veteran of a life that knew its share of hardship, and ready to take on the new world. He took the building skills that he'd learned in Calabria, Italy and adapted them to his new life in America. Barely knowing the language but being possessed of a strong mind and a keen intellect Edoardo became a...

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Elizabeth D. Castner

Elizabeth D. Castner 1919-2015

Waltham – Ms. Elizabeth D. Castner, of Waltham, died Sunday, November 8, 2015 at the Leland Home in Waltham. She was 96. Elizabeth was born on February 27, 1919 in Waltham a daughter of the late Ervin and Esther (Jones) Castner. She was born and raised in Waltham, and was a graduate of Waltham High School. She was a Simmons College graduate, and spent the next 50 years working at the Waltham Public Library. After her retirement from the...

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Margaret  A. Sell

Margaret A. Sell 1925-2015

Marshfield – Mrs. Margaret A. (Bennett) (Mandile) Sell, of Marshfield, a native of Waltham, died Sunday, November 8th, 2015 in Beth Israel Deaconess Plymouth Hospital. She was 90. Margaret was born on June 7, 1925 in Waltham a daughter of the late Charles W. and Elizabeth M. (Curran) Bennett. Raised in Waltham she graduated from the former St. Charles High School with the class of 1944. She was married to Alfred A. Mandile from April 1948...

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Mildred J. (Sears) Thambash

Mildred J. (Sears) Thambash 1927-2015

Waltham – Mrs. Mildred J. (Sears) Thambash of Waltham died Sunday, November 8, 2015 in The Ellis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Norwood. She was 88. Mildred was born in Oakland, California, on August 2, 1927, a daughter of the late Morris and Anna (Molloy) Sears. She was raised in Belmont and was a graduate of Belmont High School. A Waltham resident for most of her life she was married to Waltham native John J. Thambash until his...

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Anne L. Bowler

Anne L. Bowler 1947-2015

Waltham – Anne L. "Annie" Bowler, of Waltham, died Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at her home. She was 68. Annie was born in Arlington on June 21, 1947, a daughter of the late John E. and Anna (Getrost) Bowler. She loved her Irish heritage, her family and her friends. At home Annie was a gourmet cook and had a fondness for traveling, golf and her cherished pets. She leaves her sisters and brother, Bette A. Bowler of Waltham, Joan M....

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Josephine  M Perilli

Josephine M Perilli 1920-2015

Waltham – Mrs. Josephine M. (DeMarco) Perilli of Waltham died Tuesday November 3, 2015 at Newton Wellesley Hospital. She was 95. She was born and raised in Waltham, a daughter of the late Giuseppe and Giovannina (DiPietro) DeMarco, she was a graduate of Waltham High School. Josephine spent the majority of her career as a book sorter at Little, Brown Publishing in Waltham, which is where she retired from after many years. Mrs....

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Teresa C. McMahon

Teresa C. McMahon 1929-2015

Watertown – Mrs. Teresa C. (Mellett) McMahon, of Watertown, died Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Saint Patrick's Manor in Framingham. She was 86. Teresa was born in County Mayo, Ireland on September, 28, 1929 a daughter of the late John and Sarah (Slattery) Mellett. Early on in her career, she worked for her family's business in Brighton, and then spent the next 15 years preparing meals in the kitchen of the Veterans Administration Hospital in...

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Eleanor  Fraize

Eleanor Fraize 1911-2015

Newton - The secret to Eleanor Fraize's long life was keeping active. She kept her mind, body and spirit active up until her last breath on Friday, October 30, 2015 when she died at the Stone Health & Rehabilitation Center in Newton. She was 104. Eleanor Hart Taylor was born April 27, 1911 in Waltham a daughter of the late Ernest W. and Lillian (Derry) Taylor. Raised and educated in Waltham she graduated from Waltham High School. A talented...

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Anne Wiley

Anne Wiley 1919-2015

Waltham – Mrs. Anne F. (McCarthy) Wiley, of Waltham, died Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in Maristhill Nursing Home. She was 96. Anne was born in Boston on April 14, 1919, a daughter of the late Francis and Catherine (Brennan) McCarthy. Raised and educated in Boston she lived many years in Sudbury before moving to Waltham in 1979. Until her retirement she worked as a secretary for more than thirty-five years at Liberty Mutual Insurance...

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James J. Gallagher

James J. Gallagher 1929-2015

Waltham – Mr. James J. Gallagher, of Waltham, died Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Saint Patrick's Manor in Framingham. He was 86. Jim was born in Waltham on February 15, 1929, a son of the late Edward L. and Margaret (Judge) Gallagher. After graduating from Boston College High School in 1946 he went on to graduate from Saint Michael's College in Winooski, Vermont, with the Class of 1951. During the Korean War he proudly served with the...

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