Ronald J. Rhoades

Jul 20, 2024

Ronald Rhoades, 58 of Lancaster, MA passed away on July 20th, 2024. Ron grew up in Reading Massachusetts and graduated in 1984 from Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational High School in Wakefield, Mass. Ron studied auto mechanics and became an auto technician, after that he went on to work for UPS as a truck driver and has been there over 25...

Donna M. (Rosa) Murphy

Jul 12, 2024

Donna M. (Rosa) Murphy of Stoneham passed away on Friday, July 12th, 2024. She is 70 years of age. 

Born on Thursday, April 15, 1954 in Cambridge, Donna is the loving daughter of the late William Rosa and Mary (Bennett) Rosa. Donna is a gentle, kind, loyal, selfless and caring daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend who...

Stephen H. Ellis

Jul 11, 2024

Stephen H. Ellis, of Reading, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday July 11th, 2024. He was 77 years of age. 

Stephen loved his family and friends. He was an avid Boston sports fan, especially the Bruins. He was a member of the American Legion Post 62 - Reading for over 20 years. He loved cooking...

Armand A. Trahan

Jul 7, 2024

Armand A. Trahan, of Quincy, passed quietly in his sleep on Sunday July 7th, 2024. He was 83 years of age. 

Armand's parents, Alphonse and Blanche moved from Pawtucket, Rhode Island to Hough's Neck where Armand spent most of his childhood. Armand was predeceased by his brothers Robert and Leon. He graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in electrical engineering....

Roberta A. Breen

Jul 6, 2024

Roberta A. Breen of Stoneham, formerly of Somerville passed away peacefully surrounded by those she loved on Saturday, July 6, 2024. She is 70 years of age.

Born on Tuesday, September 1, 1953 in Boston, Roberta is the loving daughter of the late John A. Breen and Gertrude (Jerrier) Breen. Roberta is a warm, kind, gentle & loyal daughter, sister, aunt,...

Anne L. (Grimaldi) DeCola

Jul 4, 2024

Anne L. (Grimaldi) DeCola formerly of Stoneham, Massachusetts and Naples, Florida passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 4, 2024. She was 89 years old.

Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Anne was the loving daughter of the late Albert Grimaldi and Elvera (Lampignano) Grimaldi – Bove and stepdaughter of Amato Bove. Anne was a warm, kind, and devoted...

Susan Ann (Gregor) Little

Jul 1, 2024

Susan A. (Gregor) Little, of Woburn, passed away peacefully on Monday July 1, 2024, at her home with her family by her side after a courageous 18-year battle with cancer. She was 67 years of age. 

Susan or "Shushi" as everyone called her had a unique gift for making everyone instantly feel welcome and at home. Because of this, people would...

John "Jack" O'Donnell

Jun 24, 2024

John “Jack” O’Donnell passed away peacefully at 91 years old in Fort Myers, Florida on June 24, 2024.  Jack was born on January 30, 1933, in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Joseph O’Donnell and Sarah (D’Antuone) O’Donnell.

Jack graduated from Christopher Columbus Highschool in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1950, and joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1952, where he served aboard the Coast...

Joseph A. Flaherty Jr.

Jun 24, 2024

Joseph A. Flaherty Jr., a lifelong resident of Reading, passed away peacefully on Monday June 24th, 2024 at home with his family by his side. He was 54 years of age. 

Joe was a kind, bright soul who wore his heart on his sleeve for the loved ones he cared about. He was a hard working man and defined as a...

Jean M. (DiCesare) Hailey

Jun 23, 2024

In loving memory of Jean M. (DiCesare) Hailey, whose journey on this earth came to a sudden and unexpected end on June 23, 2024 at Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was born on July 11, 1941 in Cambridge MA, to Victor DiCesare and Mildred (Brady) DiCesare.

Jean, a longtime resident of Reading, was known for her unwavering dedication as an employee of...