Sunday, June 16, 2013
Mrs. Mary C. Silvi was a graduate of Dedham High and was active at the Walpole Senior Center.
Mrs. Mary C. (Scampoli) Silvi, 96, died in the Belmont Manor Nursing Center in Belmont, on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Born in Dedham, Jan. 31, 1917, she was the daughter of Anthony and Maria (Panetta) Scampoli. Raised in Dedham, she graduated from Dedham High School with the Class of 1935. A resident of Walpole for the past 55 years moving here from Dedham, where she was involved in the Walpole Senior Center and the Italian American Society. Mrs. Silvi loved arts and crafts, especially sewing , knitting, and making braided rugs. Beloved wife of the late James Joseph Silvi, she was the loving mother of John J. Silvi and his wife Carolyn of Great Falls, VA and Jill Khederian and her husband Russ of Belmont. She was cherished grandmother of …
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Frederick A. Atkinson, formerly of Walpole, served in the United States Navy during World War II.
Frederick A. Atkinson, 89, of Douglas, formerly of Walpole, Norton, Framingham and Roslindale died in the Milford Regional Hospital in Milford on Sunday, June 9th. Born in North East Point, Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada on Feb. 25, 1924, he was the son of Frederick Nickerson and Abbie Jane (York) Atkinson. He attended school in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Upon Completion of School, he entered the United States Navy to serve his new country during World War II. He was a retired Transportation Supervisor for the Stop & Shop Bakery. He loved Maine and Nova Scotia, and the ocean. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy M. (Ryan) Atkinson. Loving father of Pat Smith of Douglas, Barbara Soule of Whitman, Kathryn Kerr of Dudley, Frederick …
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Leonard spent 30 years with the Walpole Fire Department before retiring in 1996. He lived in Walpole for 59 years.
Retired Walpole Fire Department Chief Leonard Anderson, 82, died in his East Walpole Home surrounded by his family on Monday, June 10th, 2013. Born in Boston on March 6, 1931, the son of A. Leonard and Grace M. (Doyle) Anderson. He graduated from Stoughton High School with the Class of 1948. Entered into the Submarine Corp with the United States Navy and served his country just after WWII. He founded Anderson Electrical Contractors of Walpole in 1961. He was appointed to the Walpole Fire Department in 1966 as a firefighter, promoted to Lieutenant in 1972 and sworn in as Chief of the Department in January 1983 serving until July of 1996 when he retired. Member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the New England Association of …
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Services for Joseph “Raymond” Rios will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church Saturday.
Joseph “Raymond” Rios of Norfolk and formerly of Walpole, 85, died on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Raymond was "Special Needs" and attended Walpole Grammar Schools and Wrentham State School until 1954. Since that time, he worked in various positions including Blanchard Lumber until 1973. After being involved in a serious accident, he worked in a workshop, Norfolk Industrial Services, now called Lifeworks in Norwood, which helps the mentally challenged find jobs. Ray had been employed by Stop and Shop in Norwood since their opening in 1998, retiring in 2008. An avid sports enthusiast, he closely followed all Walpole High School sports. His little portable radio was always on listening to a game., whether it be Walpole, the Bruins, the Patriots or…
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Services for Mrs. Barbara A. (Devine) Herilhy will be held Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 28
(James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home) Barbara A. (Devine) Herlihy, 90, of Wrentham formerly of Foxboro and Sharon, died May 25, 2013. She was the beloved wife of John E. Herlihy, Esq., loving mother of Eileen Buckley and her husband Donald of Franklin, Edward Herlihy and his wife, Clara Musto-Herlihy of Walpole, the late Ann Descoteaux, her husband Richard of Newburyport, cherished grandmother of six, sister of Dorothy Ware and her husband Paul of Milton, Eleanor Swain of Falmouth, the late Marjorie McArdle, her husband Frank of Quincy, the late Joseph Devine, David Devine and Constance Corey. Also she is survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the visiting hours Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 a.m…
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Kenneth P. Chagnon, 88, of Walpole, died May 18, 2013.
Wednesday, May 22
Obituary from Ginley Crowley Funeral Home. Kenneth P. Chagnon, 88, of Walpole, formerly of Millis, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Medway Country Manor Nursing Home. He was the husband of Patricia I. (Devlin) Chagnon. Born in the Nashua, N.H. May 1, 1925, he was the son of the late Archibald and Marie (Keanan) Chagnon. Mr. Chagnon was a WWII Army veteran, serving for three years. He attained the rank of corporal and was a radio operator station on Kwajalein Atoll. Following the war, Mr. Chagnon earned an Associate’s Degree from Wentworth Institute and before his retirement, worked at Ackerley Communications in Boston for over 40 years. Mr. Chagnon was an avid golfer and former member of the Nashua Country Club. He was also an avid …
Marilyn DeMatteo, 75, of East Walpole, died May 16, 2013.
Marilyn A. (Shea) DeMatteo, 75, of East Walpole, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at her home. She was the wife of Anthony P. DeMatteo who died in 1965. Born in Boston on July 16, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Timothy F. and Eileen M. (Hogan) Shea. Mrs. DeMatteo grew up in Hyde Park and graduated from Hyde Park High School. She was a resident of East Walpole for the past 47 years. Before her retirement, she worked at the former Polaroid Corporation for 22 years. Mrs. DeMatteo was devoted to her family, especially her daughters and grandchildren. She is survived by her two daughters Maryanne Ball and her husband Richard J. of Walpole and Lisa M. MacDonald and her husband W. John of Stoughton; and her five grandchildren Steven D. Schauerte…
Monday, May 20, 2013
Services for Ms. Cecelia Patricia (Doherty) Kent will be held Tuesday.
From George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home Cecelia Patricia (Doherty) Kent of Walpole, formerly of Dedham, died May 17, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis H. Kent , loving mother of Michael Kent and his wife, Marilyn, of Walpole, Fran Kent and his wife Ellie of Dedham, Kevin Kent and his wife, Maureen, of Norwood and Maureen Blume and her husband Tommy of Walpole. “Ma” was a much loved grandmother of eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was also the sister of James Doherty, Nancy Hiltz and the late Hugh Doherty and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. The funeral will be from the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Visiting hours for Judith F. (Fraser) Gustin will be held Sunday evening.
Saturday, May 18
Judith F. (Fraser) Gustin of Walpole, and formerly of Sharon, died May 16 at 83. She was the beloved wife of the late David C., cherished daughter of the late Charles and Josephine (Taggert), devoted mother of Mike Gustin and his wife Denise Klein of Houston, TX, and Kim Williams and her husband, Timothy of Walpole, loving "Gram" of Delancey, Kelsey, Christian and Rachel. She is also survived by her cousin, Elaine Bickford and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held Sunday evening from 4-6 p.m. at the Alexander F. Thomas and Sons Funeral Home, 45 Common St., Walpole. Relatives and friends invited. Interment will be private at family's request. Please in lieu of flowers all donations can be made to The National Multiple …
Monday, May 13, 2013
John J. "Jake" Reardon, 79, passed away on May 10th, 2013. He was a Walpole resident for 12 years.
Mr. John J. “Jake” Reardon age 79 years died in his Walpole home on Friday, May 10, 2013. Born in Boston on March 30, 1934, he was the son of John and Katherine (Chisholm) Reardon. He was educated in the Boston Public Schools and attended Roslindale High School. As an underage man he enlisted in the United States Navy and served his country on the USS Chipola. He has been a resident of Walpole for the past 12 years moving there from Norwood, where he had lived for 32 years. He was the owner of the City Store in Brighton for many years and after his retirement he enjoyed working at Home Depot in Norwood. Reardon was very passionate about spending time fishing on his boat as well as being a member of the Monument Beach Marina in Bourne. …