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The O'Donnell Funeral Home

O'Donnell Funeral & Cremation Service, owned and operated by the O'Donnell family since 1934, provides funeral and cremation services to families on the North Shore out of its two locations in Salem and Danvers, Massachusetts. Our staff consists of certified, professional funeral directors, embalmers, and other death care personnel who handle the entire process with care and dignity, using their experience and skills to ease the burden on families affected by a meaningful loss.

Respectfully paying a loved one a final farewell is a difficult but meaningful process, and O'Donnell's staff will make all efforts to accommodate the religious or ethnic customs of the deceased's family. Meeting the needs of those left behind and assuaging the pain of a tremendous loss is the primary function of our company.

The services offered by O'Donnell Funeral & Cremation Services include full coordination of the funeral or memorial service and burial, cremation services, death benefits coordination, merchandise procurement, embalming, grief services. As a family-owned business, O'Donnell Funeral and Cremation service is a company you can trust to help you create a dignified, meaningful, and personalized celebration of life in honor of your loved one.


Our Obituaries

Kelsy Lauren Thompson

October 8, 1994 - June 3, 2018

SALEM – Miss Kelsy Lauren Thompson 23, of Salem, died Sunday, June 3rd as the result of an overdose, following a many year struggle with addiction. Because Kelsy wanted to give back we share her story. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of John P. Thompson and Arnette D. Stewart. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Recovery High School in Beverly earning her...
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Richard K. Poehler, Salem Fire Dep

May 2, 1937 - May 27, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Richard K. Poehler 81, of Salem, retired Captain in the City of Salem Fire Department, died Sunday, May 27, 2018. Born in Malden, he was the son of the late Arnold and Dorothy (Sullivan) Poehler. He was raised and educated in Reading, MA and was a graduate of Reading Memorial High School. An honorably discharged veteran, Richard served his country as a...
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Marlon J. Gillard

August 30, 1981 - May 23, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Marlon Joseph Gillard, 36 of Salem died unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at his home in Salem. Born in Boston, he was the son of Kenneth and Roxanne (McGrane) Gillard. He was raised and educated in Nahant and was a graduate of Swampscott High School. Marlon continued his education obtaining an associate's degree with Peterson's Automotive. A hardworking and devoted...
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Dorothy H. (Eastman) Donovan

February 23, 1921 - May 12, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Dorothy H. (Eastman) Donovan, 97, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Martin W. Donovan, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at her home. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Eva (Ouimette) Eastman. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten high School. She continued her education at Salem State College where she earned her...
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Frederick A. French

April 12, 1931 - May 12, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Fred French, life-long resident of Ward 2 in Salem and veteran of the United States Marine Corps, died peacefully at his home on May 12, 2018. He was the beloved husband to the late Fabia (Burridge) French, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage and a lifetime of memories. Fred was born on Derby Street in Salem to the late Doris (Whelpley) Jackson. Fred graduated from Salem...
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Margery A. "Midge" (McCarthy) Anderson

April 20, 1928 - May 10, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Margery A. "Midge" (McCarthy) Anderson, 90 of Salem, beloved wife of the late John E. Anderson, died peacefully on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Pilgrim Nursing Home in Peabody. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Alice McCarthy. Raised and educated in Salem, she was a graduate of Salem Public Schools. Midge had been employed with the Telephone...
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James F. Kovacevic

October 29, 1952 - May 7, 2018

James F. Kovacevic, born Chicago, IL, Oct. 29 1952. Formerly of Charlestown, MA, Jim passed away unexpectedly at his home in Salem, MA on May 7, 2018. Beloved son of the late Daniel E. and the late Emily G. (Manzei). He is survived by his brother Daniel N. as well as many family and friends. Served from 1972 to 1974 at HQ, Southern European Task Force, AG Division U.S. Army - Italy. Section...
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Kristine (Madsen) Goodwin

April 28, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Kristine (Madsen) Goodwin 75, of Pelham, N.H., formerly of Salem, beloved wife of the late Paul Goodwin Sr., died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at her home. Born in Marblehead and a longtime resident of the City of Salem, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and devoted her life to her family. She will be deeply missed. Kristine is survived by her children, James Kain and...
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Mary Elizabeth Devine

August 12, 1938 - April 24, 2018

MARBLEHEAD - Mary Elizabeth Devine, 79, a long-time resident of the Town of Marblehead, died April 24, 2018 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born August 12, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen A. (Sullivan) Devine. Mary received her undergraduate degree and her PHD in English Literature at Loyola University, Chicago. Dr. Devine was a...
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Philip Russell Kiernan

June 3, 1959 - April 22, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Philip Russell Kiernan, 58, of Salem, died Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a courageous battle with Cancer. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Russell William and Elizabeth Rosemary (Dwyer) Kiernan. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of St. Mary's School, Shore Country Day School in Beverly and the...
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Peter A. Lagos

December 6, 1923 - April 22, 2018

PEABODY - Mr. Peter A. Lagos, 94, of Peabody formerly of Salem died Sunday April 22, 2018 at Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Peabody surrounded by his loving family. Born in Stemnitsa, Greece he was the son of the late Anthony and Stella (Tsoustanhs) Lagos. He was raised and educated in Greece and had been employed as a Special Police Officer for The Royal Palace in Tatoi, Greece...
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Ruby Lee (Jones Ridgeway) Hill

September 21, 1946 - April 13, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Ruby Lee (Jones Ridgeway) Hill, 71, of Salem, beloved wife of Albert C. Hill, Jr. died peacefully on Friday, April 13th at Blueberry Hill Nursing Home in Beverly, MA. In addition to her husband Albert - with whom she shared 50 years of marriage - Ruby is survived by her sons: Terrence Hill, his wife Gloria Pineda, and Albert C. Hill, III; her mother, Odis Jones of...
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Carlos Simon Valentin

October 12, 1977 - April 9, 2018

PEABODY – Deacon Carlos Simon Valentin 40, of Lynn, formerly of Peabody, permanent Deacon of St. John the Baptist Church in Peabody, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 9, 2018 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family and in the presence of the Lord. Born in Lancaster, Pa, he was the son of the late Jose Juan Valentin and Eunice Cintron. He was raised and educated in Arroyo,...
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Rebecca (Dunn) Atkins

October 10, 1924 - April 9, 2018

MARBLEHEAD – Mrs. Rebecca (Dunn) Atkins 93, of Marblehead, beloved wife of the late Captain Stanley J. Atkins (MFD), died Monday, April 9, 2018 at Devereux House Nursing Home in Marblehead. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Coughlin) Dunn. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. Mary's High School in Salem. An avid ballroom...
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John Richard Serafini, Esq.

November 6, 1922 - March 31, 2018

SALEM – Mr. John Richard Serafini, Esq., 95 of Prides Crossing and Salem, husband of the late Angelina (Arena) M. Serafini, entered eternal rest Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Enrico and Galdina (Gentile) Serafini. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High...
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Donna M. (Casey) Clark

July 17, 1952 - March 30, 2018

SALEM - Mrs. Donna M. Clark, 65, of Salem, passed away Friday March 30, 2018 at Salem Hospital. A beloved wife of Dale A. Clark. She is the daughter of the late Daniel Casey and Joyce Pasquarello. She was born in Lynn but raised in Salem. She was a loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother who cherished her family. Donna was happy when with her Grandchildren, watching them grow and was proud of...
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Thelma Mendez

July 18, 1922 - March 23, 2018

BEVERLY – Miss. Thelma Mendez, 95 of Beverly, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at CareOne at Essex Park in Beverly with her family by her side. Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Glover) Mendez. Raised and educated in Boston, she attended Boston Public Schools. A talented seamstress, Thelma's expertise allowed her to provide for her family. A...
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Reverend John F. O'Donnell

August 13, 1936 - March 21, 2018

BOSTON- Reverend John Francis O'Donnell entered eternal rest March 21, 2018 at Regina Cleri, the Archdiocesan Residence for Retired Priests. He was in his 81st year of life. He was the youngest child of the late Henry J. Sr. and Maude (McManus) O'Donnell. He was baptized at the Immaculate Conception parish, Salem and attended St. Mary's Grammar School, graduating with the class of 1951. As a...
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Joan T. (Twardowski) Patten

June 3, 1932 - March 5, 2018

GLOUCESTER – Mrs. Joan T. (Twardowski) Patten, 85 of Gloucester, formerly of Salem, beloved wife of the late Frederick Patten died Monday, March 5, 2018 at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gloucester. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Ladislaus and Katherine (Jakobozak) Twardowski. She was raised and educated in Salem and attended Salem Public Schools. Mrs....
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Richard Arthur "Buster" Viselli

February 2, 1936 - March 4, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Richard Arthur "Buster" Viselli passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at North Shore Medical Center, Salem Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of the late Carol (Grocki) Viselli with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. A lifelong resident of the City of Salem, Buster was the son of the late Guido and Alice (St. Pierre) Viselli. He was...
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Kirk P. Carson

September 4, 1958 - February 23, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Kirk P. Carson, 59 of Salem, beloved husband of Kendra (Berube) Carson died unexpectedly on Friday, February 23, 2018 at North Shore Medical Center in Salem with his family by his side. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late William and Mary (Potter) Carson. Raised and educated in Beverly, he was a graduate of Beverly High School. An honorable discharge veteran, Kirk...
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Elsa G. (Blanc) Cohn

February 20, 2018

SWAMPSCOTT – Mrs. Elsa G. Cohn 93, of Swampscott, beloved wife of the late John T. Cohn, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Trinidad, West Indies, she was raised and educated in Trinidad and received her schooling in London, England and Paris, France. She has been a resident of the City of Salem for many years. A loving wife and mother, Elsa...
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Richard W. Thomas

June 26, 1949 - February 16, 2018

SALEM - Mr. Richard W. Thomas, 68, of Salem, beloved companion of Amy Clark, died Friday, February 16, 2018, at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Herbert and Geraldine (McNeil) Thomas. He was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn Technical High School. Mr. Thomas had been employed in building maintenance for several...
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Thomas Hever

December 2, 1946 - February 13, 2018

HAMILTON – Mr. Thomas Hever 71, of South Hamilton beloved companion of Linda Camire, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Thomas and Rose (Coffey) Hever. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. He excelled in athletics in high School and was a member of...
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William Francis Reardon

March 16, 1949 - February 6, 2018

SALEM – Mr. William Francis Reardon 68, of Salem, beloved husband of Karyn Ann (O'Donnell) Reardon, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a courageous battle with Leukemia. Born in Melrose, he was the son of the late Francis G. and Mary Ann (Dugan) Reardon. He was raised and educated in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School...
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Mary J. (Higgins) Wegner

August 31, 1932 - February 3, 2018

SALEM- Mrs. Mary J. (Higgins) Wegner, 85, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Leon K. Wegner, died Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Grosvenor Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Salem surrounded by her loving family. Born in Limerick, Maine, she was the daughter of the late James and Nora (Finnigan) Higgins. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School....
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Nancy L. (Beaman) King

January 24, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Nancy L. (Beaman) King 74 of Salem, beloved wife of Donald W. King, died Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Leppanen) Beaman. She was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Essex Agricultural and Technical School. Mrs. King was a professional hairdresser for many...
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Joseph Brown, Jr.

September 8, 1974 - January 14, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Joseph Brown, Jr. 43 of Salem, beloved husband of Kristin Eckhardt died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Biloxi, Mississippi, he was the son of Joseph and Kathleen (Burke) Brown. Raised and educated in Watertown, Massachusetts, he was a graduate of Minuteman Career and Technical High School in Lexington. A loving and...
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Corneilus "Neil" Moynihan, Jr

January 13, 2018

SALEM - Mr. Cornelius "Neil" Moynihan Jr., 75, of Salem, died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, he was the son of the late Cornelius Sr. and Eileen (Donovan) Moynihan. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, where he excelled in athletics and was a member of their football team. He...
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James R. Cloutman

February 14, 1944 - January 9, 2018

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mr. James R. Cloutman, 73 of Providence, RI formerly of Salem, beloved husband of Carol (Eaton) Cloutman died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Ernest and Helen (Lessor) Cloutman. Raised and educated in Salem, he was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1962. An honorably discharged...
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Alba M. (Migliaccio) Petrucci

January 5, 1927 - January 6, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Alba (Migliaccio) Petrucci 91, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Enrico Petrucci, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at her home. Born in Salem on January 5, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Anna (Dimeglio) Migliaccio She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1945. Mrs. Petrucci began her professional career...
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Marshall S. Gayton

March 3, 1948 - January 6, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Marshall S. Gayton of Salem, beloved husband of Anna (Kelly) Gayton, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by family. He was 69 years old. Marshall, a Vietnam-era Navy veteran, was originally from Galveston, Texas, but relocated to Salem in 1996. He most recently worked for Allied Universal as a security guard at...
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Thomas W. Cudmore

April 25, 1944 - January 3, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Thomas W. Cudmore, 73 of Salem, beloved husband of Carol (Terry) Cudmore, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Chester and Sarah (Waldman) Cudmore. Raised and educated in Salem, he was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1961. Mr. Cudmore had been employed at Winslow's Potato Chip...
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Faye D. Broderick

November 29, 1975 - January 1, 2018

SALEM - Ms. Faye D. Broderick, 42, of Salem beloved, fiancé of Daniel Jozefik, died peacefully, Sunday, January 1, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Hackettstown New Jersey, she was the daughter of Donna J. (Apgar) Burham and the late Gene C. Burham. She was raised in Lebanon Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey and was a graduate of Voorhees High School. Faye...
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Sara Jean (Riley) Gamble

August 19, 1939 - December 31, 2017

SALEM - Sara Jean Gamble of Salem, died peacefully after a long illness on New Year's Eve at the Kaplan House in Danvers. The daughter of the late Major Samuel W. and Anne Riley, Sara was an Honors Graduate from the University of Kentucky where she was the President of the Philosophy Club. She also received her PhD from Stanford University in Russian Studies. A published poet, Sara taught...
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Stanley Joseph Lojko

June 18, 1924 - December 13, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Stanley Joseph Lojko, 93, died on Wednesday, December13, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He has joined his wife Mary (Cohane) Lojko and his son John F. Lojko in God's glory. He was born on June 18, 1924 to Peter and Katherine Lojko in Salem. Stan graduated from Salem High School in 1941 and is a member of the Salem High School Athletic Hall of Fame. He...
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Kathleen M. (Reagan) Tannatt

December 8, 2017

LYNN - Mrs. Kathleen M. (Reagan) Tannatt, 79, of Lynn, beloved wife of Henry L. Tannatt, Jr., died Friday, December 8, 2017 at Ledgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Beverly, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lynn she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Kathleen (Forristall) Reagan. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten High School...
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Harry Patrick Robinson

December 7, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Harry Patrick Robinson 67 of Salem, beloved companion of Cynthia Fulti died unexpectedly December 7, 2017 at Lahey Clinic in Peabody. Born in Glens Falls, New York, he was the son of the late Harry L. and Helen (Cronkite) Robinson. He was raised and educated in Hudson Falls, New York and was a graduate of Hudson Falls High School. An honorably discharged...
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Joseph Anthony Salvo

January 9, 1937 - December 4, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Joseph Anthony Salvo 80, of Salem, beloved husband of Anne Irene (Pelletier) Salvo, died Monday, December 4, 2017 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Stephen and Carmelina (D'Iorio) Salvo. He was raised and educated in Salem and attended the former St. James high School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his...
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Angela M. (Krenzel) Gill

August 8, 1974 - December 2, 2017

GLOUCESTER – Mrs. Angela M. (Krenzel) Gill, 43 of Gloucester passed away unexpectedly on December 2, 2017 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. She was born in Lynn and was adopted at age 7 by Laura (Langlois) Krenzel. She was beloved by her whole family, including friends who she considered her family. She is survived by her husband, Michael of Beverly with whom she shared 16 years of marriage...
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James M. Driscoll

November 21, 2017

SALEM – Mr. James M. Driscoll 91, of Salem, beloved husband of Cecile (Dube) Gallo-Driscoll, died Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Bluett) Driscoll. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during World...
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Daryel R. Duhaime

February 26, 1956 - November 18, 2017

SALEM - Daryel Rosario Duhaime, 61 of Salem died peacefully at home on Saturday November 18, 2017. Born in Salem, he was the son of Joan Duhaime and the late Joseph R. Duhaime Sr. He was raised in Salem and a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1974 where he was Class President. He attended Salem State College and became an entrepreneur at an early age. Daryel owned multiple homes and...
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Alice Dorothy Genevieve (Pronski) Wojciechowski

November 17, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Alice Dorothy Genevieve (Pronski) Wojciechowski, 86 of Salem wife of the late Clarence Wojciechowski died Friday, November 17, 2017 at The Atrium at Veronica Drive in Danvers. Born in Salem, on September 12, 1931 at the residence of her parents, she was the daughter of the late Genevieve and Gabriel Pronski. Raised and educated in Salem, she graduated with honors from Salem...
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Harriet Jane (Andrews) Eaton

September 1, 1946 - November 13, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Harriet Jane (Andrews) Eaton 71, of Salem, died Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by her family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ruth (Bohanon) Andrews. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. She continued her education at North Shore Community College. Mrs....
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Abby Moffat Burns

March 6, 1930 - November 13, 2017

SALEM – Abby (Moffat) Burns, of Salem, died peacefully in her sleep at home on November 13, 2017, with her beloved dog Daisy by her side. Abby was predeceased in 2010 by her husband of 59 years, Jeremiah "Jere" Burns. Abby was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on March 6, 1930, to parents Norman Hugh Moffat and Gladys Croonquist Moffat. Abby was raised in St. Paul and attended Macalaster...
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Gertrude Mary (Kehoe) Bertone

December 1, 1938 - November 9, 2017

SALEM - Mrs. Gertrude Mary (Kehoe) Bertone, 78, of Salem, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the Ledgewood Rehabilitation Nursing Center, surrounded by her family. Gertrude was the loving wife of Lawrence Bertone with whom she shared 60 happy years of marriage. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late James and Gertrude Kehoe. She was raised and educated in Salem and attended...
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Reverend Timothy Joseph Murphy, Jr.

November 8, 2017

SALEM - Reverend Timothy Joseph Murphy Jr. 80, Pastor Emeritus of the Immaculate Conception Church in Salem, a resident of Regina Cleri, Boston, died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at his home. Born in Somerville, he was the son of the late Timothy J. Sr. and Margaret (Scully) Murphy. He was raised and educated in Somerville and was a graduate of Boston College High School, Class of...
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Richard A. Coner

November 2, 2017

SALEM - Mr. Richard A. Coner, 69, of Salem, formerly of Westford, died, peacefully, November 2, 2017 at The Commons in Lincoln. Born in Boston, May 5, 1948, he was the son of the late Richard and Laura (Kalnicki) Coner. He was raised and educated in Dorchester and was a graduate of Dorchester High School. Richard continued his education receiving his Bachelor's degree from Salem State College....
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William Joseph McCormack

August 28, 1974 - November 2, 2017

SALEM – Mr. William Joseph McCormack 43, of Salem, died surrounded by his family and friends, November 2, 2017 at Salem Hospital. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of Michele B. (Whittaker) McCormack and the late John Leslie McCormack. He was raised and educated in Somerville and Salem. He was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1993. Mr. McCormack had been employed in the...
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Matthew Paul Sinclair

October 30, 2017

SALEM - Matthew Paul Sinclair of Salem, passed away unexpectedly October 30, 2017 at the age of 37. Matt was a great guy who enjoyed debating and challenging everyone on many subjects. He enjoyed listening to music and sports and was an eternal optimist about winning the Massachusetts state lottery. He was born in Salem, the son of Gordon and Deborah Sinclair. He is survived by his...
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Kenneth J. Mizioch

November 13, 1938 - October 29, 2017

SALEM - Mr. Kenneth J. Mizioch, 78, of Salem, beloved husband of Joanne (Eagar) Mizioch passed away Sunday, October 29th at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late John and Victoria (Bik) Mizioch. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School Class of 1956. He continued his education...
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Joseph Francis Ronan

January 26, 1943 - October 24, 2017

SALEM - Mr. Joseph Francis Ronan, 74 of Salem, beloved husband of the late Maryann (Maione) Ronan died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Salem Hospital. Born in Salem, Joe was the son of the late Edward and Virginia (Hall) Ronan. Raised and educated in Salem, he attended the Bowditch School and Salem High School. An honorably discharged Veteran, Joe proudly served our country as a member of the...
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Susan Marie (Kehoe) Szczechowicz

October 19, 1961 - October 23, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Susan Marie (Kehoe) Szczechowicz, 56 of Salem, beloved wife of Steven J. Szczechowicz passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of Joan (Krevatis) Kehoe and the late George J. Kehoe. Raised and educated in Salem, she was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1980. A lifelong resident of the...
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Sidney "Sy" Paul

October 8, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Sidney "Sy" Paul, (Sotiris Polychronopoulos) 93, of Salem, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Lahey Clinic in Peabody following a brief illness. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Antonio and Bessie (Eliopoulos) Polychronopoulos. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his...
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Donald Raymond Lemire

October 2, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Donald Raymond Lemire 89, of Salem, beloved husband of Patricia (Veno) Lemire, died Monday, October 2, 2017 at Salem Hospital. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late John and Grace (Harkins) Lemire. He was raised and educated in Salem and attended Salem High School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Navy during World...
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Ann M. (O'Keefe) Greenleaf

August 6, 1971 - September 30, 2017

LYNN- Ann M. (O'Keefe) Greenleaf, 46, of Lynn, formerly of Salem, beloved wife of Donald E. Greenleaf Jr., died Saturday September 30, 2017 at Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem she was the daughter of Camille (White) O'Keefe and the late Joseph A. O'Keefe Sr. Raised and educated in Salem she was a graduate of Salem High School class of 1990. Ann...
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Garry Michael O'Brien

September 21, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Garry Michael O'Brien 63, of Salem, beloved husband of Christine (Laberis) O'Brien, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by family. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Rhodes) O'Brien. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School,...
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Bartholomew "Pat" Foley

March 9, 1932 - September 18, 2017

MARBLEHEAD- Mr. Bartholomew "Pat" Foley, 85, of Marblehead, formerly of Salem, died unexpectedly, Monday, September 18, 2017 at his home. Born in Salem he was the son of the late Patrick and Mary (Mello) Foley. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. An honorably discharged veteran, he proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army...
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Eleanor (McCarthy) Johnson

August 11, 1924 - September 16, 2017

SALEM - Mrs. Eleanor (McCarthy) Johnson, 93 of Salem, beloved wife of the late Arthur Johnson, died peacefully September 16, 2017, at Rosewood Nursing and Rehab Center in Peabody. Born in Middleton, to Alice McCarthy, she was raised and educated in Salem and attended the Charlton School, the Phillips School and was a graduate of Salem High School. Eleanor resided the majority of her life in...
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MaryAnn (Butler) Buczko

June 5, 1934 - September 16, 2017

SALEM - Mrs. MaryAnn (Butler) Buczko, 83, of Salem, beloved wife of Albert J. Buczko of Salem, died Saturday, September 16, 2017 at her home surround by her loving family. Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Adelaide M. (Bennet) Butler. She was raised and educated in Nahant and was a graduate of Lynn English High School, class of 1952. Mary Ann continued her...
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Stephen George Perroni

January 13, 1962 - September 14, 2017

SALEM – Stephen George Perroni 55 of Salem beloved companion of Edward Nieto, died unexpectedly Thursday September 14, 2017 due to a sudden cardiac incident at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Born in Salem, he was the son of John B. and Barbara (O'Connell) Perroni . He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1980. He continued his...
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Alejandrina Munoz

September 13, 2017

SALEM - Mrs. Alejandrina Munoz 75 of Salem died September 13, 2017 at Salem Hospital surrounded by her family. Born in Puerto Rico, She was the daughter of the late Angel Santiago and Angelina Colon. She immigrated to the United States at the age of 23 and five years later she moved to Salem where she has since resided. She had been employed in the hospitality industry as a supervisor...
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Marie C. "Ceil" (Kosinski) Eastman

July 2, 1920 - September 10, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Marie Czeslawa "Ceil" (Kosinski) Eastman, peacefully entered eternal rest on September 10, 2017 at Salem Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of the late Tytus and Victoria (Twaroska) Kosinski. Ceil was married to John Alfred "Al" Eastman on October 7, 1940 and they shared many wonderful, happy years raising two sons. Ceil worked...
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Charles "Chuck" Sawulski, Jr.

March 25, 1960 - September 7, 2017

FT. MYERS, FL; Mr. Charles "Chuck" Sawulski, Jr. passed away unexpectedly on September 7, 2017 in his Fort Myers, Florida home. Born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts, Chuck attended Salem public schools, graduating from Salem High School in 1978. Throughout his younger years, basketball quickly became his first true love, and he received a four year scholarship for his talent, attending...
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Helen J. (Cook) Foley

August 20, 1936 - August 26, 2017

SALEM - Mrs. Helen J. (Cook) Foley, 81, of Salem, died Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Care One of Peabody, following a lengthy illness, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Wenham, she was the daughter of the late Austin and Alice (Dunning) Cook. She was raised and educated in Wenham and graduated Beverly High School. Mrs. Cook had been employed as a teacher's aide in the Special...
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Paul Daffe

August 23, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Paul Daffe 53, of Salem, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Salem Hospital. Born in Salem, he was the son of Marie (Carr) Daffe and the late Joseph R. "Bob" Daffe. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1982. Mr. Daffe had been employed with Gardner Mattress of Salem for over 22 years as a driver. A long time well known...
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Rodney M. Albert

July 24, 1981 - August 10, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Rodney M. Albert, 36 of Salem died unexpectedly Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Salem. Born on July 24, 1981 in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada he was the son of Joan (Pelletier) Albert the late Alan Albert. As a child, Rodney was happiest hanging out with friends while sitting behind a drum set. Music was an influential part of his life. As an adult, his love of...
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Delphine M. "Dovey" (Edgett) Riley

August 7, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Delphine M. "Dovey" (Edgett) Riley 63, beloved wife of James M. Riley, died Monday August 7, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by her loving family and dear friends. Born in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Marcella (Fallon) Edgett. She was raised and educated in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School, Class of 1971....
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Laurie Georgene DeStefano

July 30, 2017

SALEM – Miss Laurie Georgene DeStefano, of Salem, died July 30, 2017 at Union Hospital in Lynn, following a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. Born in Revere, she was the daughter of the late George and Shirley (Snow) DeStefano. She was raised and educated in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School. A loving, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Laurie was devoted to her...
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Hector Abreu

July 28, 2017

SALEM - Mr. Hector Abreu passed away peacefully, July 28, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston surrounded by his family following a long extended illness. He was deeply loved and will be missed. ARRANGEMENTS: Hector's Funeral Mass will be held in the Immaculate Conception Church, Hawthorne Blvd., Salem, Tuesday, August 1st at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in...
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Mildred A. Rogers

July 21, 2017

EVERETT – Ms. Mildred A. Rogers, 70, of Everett, died unexpectedly, July 21, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a brief illness. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Pearl F. (Scott) Rogers. She was raised and educated in Salem and attended the former Phillips School. Mildred was devoted to her children and focused all her attention to...
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Terrence J. "Terry" Gallant

October 23, 1936 - July 21, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Terrence J. Gallant 80, of Peabody, beloved husband of Joanne (Babin) Gallant, died Friday, July 21, 2017 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late James and Bertha (Collins) Gallant. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Beverly Trade School, Class of 1953 and Salem High School, Class of 1954. An...
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Mary Ellen Dooling

July 16, 2017

SALEM - Ms. Mary Ellen Dooling, 66, of Salem, formerly of Danvers, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Charles Frederick and Mary Ellen (Tierney) Dooling. She was raised and educated in Peabody and Danvers and was a graduate of St. John's Grammar School in Peabody and Bishop...
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Harry Richard Wagg II

July 15, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Harry Richard Wagg II, 67, of Salem, beloved husband of Maureen (Leonard) Wagg, died Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Malden, he was the son of Harry Wagg I of Lancaster, Pa and the late Muriel (Solberg) Wagg. He was raised and educated in Stoneham and was a graduate of Stoneham High School. He continued his education at Salem State...
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Richard Burns

July 12, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Richard Burns 82, of Peabody, beloved husband of Nancy (Lyons) Burns, died Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Earl and Marjorie (Hill) Burns. He was raised and educated in Saugus and Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School. An honorably discharged veteran he served his country as a...
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Dorothy (Homan) Crane

July 10, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Dorothy (Homan) Crane, 97, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Joseph Crane died Monday, July 10, 2017 at the Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody. Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late Hammond and Edna (McIntyre) Homan. Raised and educated in Beverly she was a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 1935. Mrs. Crane had been employed with the...
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Eleanor (Pardo) (Piecewicz) Smith

June 29, 2017

SALEM - Mrs. Eleanor M. (Pardo) (Piecewicz) Smith, 80, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Balford S. Smith, died Thursday evening, June 29th, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by her family. Born in Beverly she was the daughter of the late Patrick F. and Evelyn G. (Scollin) Pardo. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. James...
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Josephine Tina Sobutka

June 27, 2017

PEABODY - Josephine "Tina" Sobutka, age 73 of Peabody, passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 27, 2017. Born on January 29, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Anna (Holychuck) Martin and Joseph C. Martin. She leaves behind her twin brother Joseph Martin and his wife Paula of Salem, three nephews David and Roger Martin of Salem and Raymond Martin of Newmarket, N.H. also two nieces...
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John R. "Brud" Turcotte

October 29, 1925 - June 24, 2017

SALEM- Mr. John R. "Brud" Turcotte 91, of Salem, beloved husband of Rita (Conwell) Turcotte, died Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Telesphore and Bertha (Dupuis) Turcotte. He was raised and educated in Salem. Mr. Turcotte had been employed as a trailer truck driver with Cott's Beverage Distributor for...
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Claire E. (Gagne) Nawrocki

June 23, 2017

PEABODY - Mrs. Claire E. (Gagne) Nawrocki, 78, of Peabody, beloved wife of Stanley J. Nawrocki, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Essex Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Beverly surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Imelda (Pelletier) Gagne. Raised and educated in Salem she attended St. Anne's Grammar School, Marion Court and was a...
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Wesley Carter Fields

June 22, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Wesley Carter Fields, 23 of Salem, formerly of Parkland, Florida, beloved fiancé of Corina Lyttle, died unexpectedly, June 22, 2017. Born in Boca Raton, Florida, Wesley was the son of Kimberly (Hough) Fields and the late Bradshaw Fields. He was raised in Parkland, Florida and was a graduate of Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School. He continued his education at Southern...
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Ellen Gibson Hardy

May 18, 1952 - June 18, 2017

SALEM - Ms. Ellen Gibson Hardy 65, of Salem perished Sunday, June 18th, 2017 at the Beverly Hospital. Born in Chelsea, MA the daughter of Paul Charles Sr. and Lois Marie (Flaherty) Hardy. She was raised and educated in Malden where she graduated Malden High School class of 1970. She continued her education at Garland Junior College where she attended for two years and attended the school of...
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Pauline Elizabeth (White) Mungan

June 17, 2017

LYNN – Mrs. Pauline Elizabeth (White) Mungan, 91, of Lynn, beloved wife of the late Fredrick A. Mungan died Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Jesmond Nursing Home in Nahant. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Harry W. and Elizabeth (Hall) White. She was raised and educated in Marblehead and was a graduate of Marblehead High School. Mrs. Mungan had been...
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Kenneth William Nagle

June 16, 2017

WEST WARWICK, RI – Mr. Kenneth William Nagle, 93 of West Warwick, Rhode Island died, Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Kent Hospital in Warwick, Rhode Island. Born in Lawrence, he was the son of the late Mary (Sullivan) and Arthur Nagle, Sr. Ken was a graduate of Newton High School class of 1943 and attended Boston University. He also served in the United States Navy Seabee's in 1945. He...
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Jaydon Ray Dancy

June 9, 2017

SALEM – Jaydon Ray Dancy 11, of Salem, died unexpectedly as the result of a tragic accident, June 9, 2017 in Salem. Born in Salem, he was the son of Michelle Margaret (Cox) Dancy and Raymond Fitzgerald Dancy. Raised and educated in Salem, Jaydon was currently a student at the Carlton School. He had previously attended the Bates and Saltonstall Elementary Schools. A determined...
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Rita E. (Rourke) Dunn

September 18, 1918 - May 19, 2017

MARBLEHEAD – Mrs. Rita E. (Rourke) Dunn, 98 of Marblehead, wife of the late John Thomas Dunn, died Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Lafayette Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facility surrounded by her family. Born in Orono, Maine, she was the daughter of the late William and Gladys Rourke. Raised and educated in Marblehead, MA, she was a graduate of Marblehead High School. A loving and...
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Jane Frances (Jaworski) Hannify

May 14, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Jane Frances (Jaworski) Hannify, 65 of Salem, beloved wife of Michael F. Hannify, died Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at Salem Hospital. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Henry J. and Rosamond (Trainor) Jaworski. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. Jane had been employed for many years at the former Danvers State Hospital and...
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John M. Carbone

May 13, 2017

SALEM - Mr. John M. Carbone, 92, of Salem, beloved husband of the late Irene E. (Guy) Carbone, died peacefully, Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers with his loving daughter at his side. Born in Salem he was the son of the late Peter and Margaret (Lettich) Carbone. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. Mr. Carbone had been...
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Dean Russell Thompson

May 12, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Dean Russell Thompson 58, of Salem, beloved husband of Linda (Tassinari) Thompson, died unexpectedly following a brief illness Friday, May 12, 2017 at his home. Born in Salem he was the son of the late Jack and Virginia Thompson. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1978. Mr. Thompson had been employed as a roofer for many...
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Jeanette A. Rychcik

May 10, 2017

DANVERS - Ms. Jeanette A. Rychcik, of Danvers, died Wednesday May 10, 2017 at Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, Beverly surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Kotas) Rychcik. She was raised and educated in Salem, attended St. John the Baptist Grammar School and was a graduate of Salem High School. Jeanette continued...
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Robert S. McDermott

October 8, 1957 - May 9, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Robert S. McDermott 59, of Salem, beloved husband of Linda K. (Trepas) McDermott, died Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he was the son of Robert R. and Nancy McDermott. He was raised and educated in Oregon, Ohio and was a graduate of Clay high School. He continued his education at the University of Southern California,...
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Nicholas W. "Nick" Eichel

September 29, 1980 - May 4, 2017

SALEM - Mr. Nicholas W. Eichel, 36, of Salem, beloved husband of Sandra M. (Trufant) Eichel, passed away Thursday May 4, 2017 at North Shore Medical Center Salem Hospital. Born in Melrose he was the son of Therese Golden and William H. Eichel. He was raised and educated in Peabody. In addition to his loving wife Sandra and his parents, Nick is survived by his three daughters, Makenzie Eichel,...
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Flaviano A Vetro

May 2, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Flaviano "Sonny" A. Vetro 83, of Salem, beloved husband of the late Anabea (Gallo) Vetro, died peacefully Tuesday, evening, May 2, 2017. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Giacamo and Antima (Casale) Vetro. Sonny was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1952. An honorably discharged veteran he served his country as a member...
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Kathleen M. (O'Leary) Callahan

April 24, 2017

SALEM - Mrs. Kathleen M. (O'Leary) Callahan 96, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Michael Joseph Callahan Jr., died Monday, April 24th, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John E. and Anna G. (Barry) O'Leary. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. She continued her education at Salem State...
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Kimberly Ann Shaw

April 24, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Kimberly Ann (Thompson) Shaw, 47 of Salem, beloved wife of Ed Shaw entered eternal rest after a courageous seven-year battle with breast cancer on Monday, April 24, 2017 in the loving care at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She also had fabulous care by the doctors and nurses at Mass General Hospital Cancer Center in Danvers. Born in Texas, she lived in many states...
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Patrick "Pat" Fanning

November 30, 1950 - April 1, 2017

SALEM- Mr. Patrick 'Pat' Fanning, 66 of Salem, died unexpectedly Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at his home. Born in Salem, he was one of eight children of the late Richard 'Dick" Fanning and Mary (Wright) Fanning. Pat was raised and educated in Salem graduating from Salem High School, Class of 1968. An honorably discharged veteran he served his country as a member of the United States Coast Guard....
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Arthur F. "Archie" King

March 30, 2017

BYFIELD – Mr. Arthur F. "Archie" King, 85 of Byfield, beloved husband of the late Lydia (Niciewski) King, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at home. Born, raised and educated in Peabody, he was the son of the late Fred A. and Charlotte (MacDonald) King. Mr. King had been employed by the City of Salem as a Foreman for the Department of Public Works for over 30 years. His great...
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Brian L. MacIntyre

September 16, 1965 - March 19, 2017

SALEM - Mr. Brian L. MacIntyre 51, of Salem, beloved husband of Lee Anne (Shaffaval) MacIntyre, died Sunday, March 19th, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident. Born in Salem he was the son of Beatrice (Durocher) MacIntyre of Salem and the late Charles MacIntyre. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1983. Mr. MacIntyre was employed...
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Carolyn (Marquis) Ganglani

March 12, 2017

MARBLEHEAD - Carolyn (Marquis) Ganglani, 73, of Marblehead, died Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Hathorne Hill, Danvers, following a lengthy illness. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Lionel and Emma (Czosek) Marquis. She was raised and educated in Marblehead and was a graduate of Marblehead High School, Class of 1961. Well known in the community as the Proprietor of Marquis...
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Pamela M. Shidler

November 20, 1971 - February 24, 2017

SALEM - Miss Pamela M. Shidler 45, of Salem, died unexpectedly February 24th, 2017 at her home. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of Catherine (Fuce) Shidler and J. Lou Shidler. She was raised and educated in South Boston and was a graduate of Newman Preparatory School. Later in life she attended Salter School for Medical Assistance certification. Pam was a loving and...
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