Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Peter Babich

Peter Babich, 70, was found dead in his room at 105 Main street early Monday evening by police and firemen who were called to the scene by neighbors who had not seen the elderly man in several days and found the door locked. Firemen were called in by Officer Tautkus to force the door and the body of Babich was found.
Death was due to natural causes and evidently occurred on Friday, according to Medical Examiner Peirce H. Leavitt, who viewed the body. Funeral arrangements will be announced from the funeral home at 741 North Main street.

Edward J. Sullivan

NORTH ABINGTON, April 11. - Edward J. Sullivan, 42, a former resident, died suddenly Monday in West Newton. He resided at 51 Wedgewood road and was the husband of Annie (Tretter) Sullivan. He was a graduate of Abington High school.

In addition to his wife, survivors include: Two children, John and Kathleen; his parents, Joseph and Pauline Sullivan, this town; two brothers, Peter of Brockton, Joseph of Whitman; one sister, Pauline, this town.

The funeral will take place Wednesday from his home, followed by a high mass of requiem at St. Bernadette's church, West Newton. 

Brockton Daily Enteprise

Vincent J. FitzSimon

Vincent J. FitzSimon, former Brockton druggist, died to-day at his home on Parkis avenue, Providence, R. I., after an illness of more than a year. He was professor of pharmacy at the Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. For 20 years until 1919 he was proprietor of a drugstore at North Main and Howard streets. He left this city to teach at Creighton University in Omaha, going from there to the professorship in Rhode Island.
Mr. FitzSimon leaves his wife, Nan FitzSimon, also a nephew, John A. FitzSimon, 300 Hillberg avenue. While in Brockton he was a member of the Elks' Club. Funeral arrangements are being completed. Burial will be in Providence.

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Friday, 1 March 2013


NUOVO - Of Brockton, Nov. 19, Francesco, husband of Esther (Bruno) and father of Joseph Nuovo and Lucille Hopkins, both of Brockton, Michael Nuovo of East Bridgewater; brother of the late Vito Nuovo; also survived by three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral from the Joseph J. Pica & Son Funeral Home, 419 Main St., Brockton, Tuesday at 8 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Colman's Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to visit the funeral home Monday 2-4 and 7-9.

PITTS - Of Sherborn, formerly of Stoughton, Nov. 17, after a long illness, Willis N. Ph.D., 81 years, beloved husband of Frances H. (Haddock); brother of Raymond J. Pitts, Ph.D., of Sacramento, Calif., and Nathan A. Pitts, Ph.D. of Baltimore, Md., and the late Robert B. Pitts; also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Memorial services will be held in the Pilgrim Church, North Main St. (Rte. 27), Sherborn, Mass., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the church memorial fund would be appreciated. Visiting hours are omitted by request. Arrangements by the Sheehan Funeral Home, Stoughton.  

SOCORRO - Of Dorchester, Nov. 19, Guilhermina (Dantas), age 82, wife of the late Alberto; sister of Albert Dantas of Braintree; aunt of Maria Rosa of Stoughton; also survived by several grandnieces and grandnephews.

Funeral from the Farley Funeral Gome, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton, on Tuesday at 8:15 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church at 9 a.m. Visiting hours Mondays 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

STONKUS - Of Abington, Nov. 20, Isabelle C. "Pat" (Murphy), beloved wife of Albert P. Stonkus and mother of Paul of Ohio, Bruce of Abington, Brian of Blackstone, Mass.

Funeral from the Robert w. Quealy & Son Funeral Home, 116 Adams St., Abington, Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 9:15 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Bridget's Church, Abington, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

SZEMATOWICZ - Sophie R. (Mackiewicz) of Rockland, Nov. 19, wife of the late Stanley J. Szematowicz; sister of Walter Mackiewicz of Whitman, Mary Frankio of Rockland, and Helen Chiros of Whitman.

Funeral Mass in the Holy Ghost Church, Whitman, Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 9 a.m. Visiting hours in the Carroll E. Bump Funeral Home, 670 Washington St., Whitman, Tuesday 7-9. Interment, St. James Cemetery, Whitman.

WALSH - Of Brockton Nov. 19, Ruth Marion (Derome), widow of John F. Walsh; mother of Timothy J. of Marshfield, Kevin B., Mrs. Walter (Deborah) Snowden and Denise A. Derome, all of Brockton; grandmother of Nicole Derome, Amanda Rose Walsh, Annaliese S. Walsh, Patrick K. Walsh, John J. Walsh, Thomas W. Snowden and Sarah A. Snowden, all of Brockton; sister of Evelyn Derome of Holbrook, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services from the Hickey-Grenier Funeral Home, 238 Court St., Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian burial in Sacred Heart Church at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in New Calvary Cemetery, Boston. Visiting hours in the funeral home Tuesday  from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Monday, November 21, 1988, The Enterprise - Page Fifteen

Isador Buyvid

Isador Buyvid, 78, of 128 Arthur street, collapsed and died while working about the yard of his home Friday afternoon. Members of his family found his lifeless form and notified Patrolman Stanley Milutis, a next door neighbor, who was home for lunch. He called police and Patrolmen Lonergan and Cody responded but found that man had been dead for some time. Medical Examiner Peirce H. Leavitt ruled death due to a heart attach. Last rites were given by a priest from St. Casimir's church.
Mr. Buyvid came to America and settled in Brockton over 50 years ago. He was a native of Lithuania. A shoeworker by trade, he had worked for the Field & Flint Shoe Co. for more than 40 years prior to his retirement six years ago. He was a member of the Lithuanian Citizens Club and the S. V. Roko Benefit Society.
Besides his widow, Magdalena (Maciauskiute), he leaves three sons, Zeno and Paul in Brockton, and Albert, stationed with the U. S. Navy in Cuba; four grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Beatrice Maneikis of Brockton.
Funeral services will be held at 1 P. M. Monday from the funeral home, 30 Emerson avenue, followed by interment in Melrose cemetery.


JONES–In East Weymouth, Dec. 20, Catherine A. (Fraher) beloved wife of the late John L. Jones of 52 Iron Hill street, mother of Philip T. and Mrs. Daniel L O'Donnell of Weymouth: sister of Philip H. Fraher of Holbrook. 

KENNEALLY–In Whitman, Dec. 24, Patrick A. Kenneally, in his 77th year, of 824 South avenue.

KNOWLES–In this city, Dec. 22, Mattie (Hunt) Knowles, widow of Wilmer Knowles, 23 Plain street, Brockton. 

McGOWAN–In Randolph, Dec. 21, formerly of 19 Lovell street, Somerville, Mass, Agnes E (McGrath), beloved wife of the late James G., mother of James E., Marion G., A. Helene, Mrs. Fred Monte, Mrs. Albert J. Welsh and Mrs. Edward Guthrie. 

MELLO–In Brockton, Dec. 24, Antone, beloved huband of the late Rose (Pacheco), 267 Oak street, Bridgewater. 

MOORE–In Rockland, Dec. 21, Harold F. Moore of 22 Blanchard street, aged 50 years.

NAVA – In Kingston, Dec. 24, Remigio, husband of Luigia (Ghidoni) Nava, aged 75 years.

O'DONNELL–In this city, Dec. 23, Alice C (O'Connor) O'Donnell, wife of John J. O'Donnell, 203 Winter street.

O'NEIL–In this city, Dec. 25, Nellie (Kelleher) O'Neil of 19 Park street, wife of Bartholomew O'Neil.
Reposing at the Hickey Funeral Home from 2 P. M. Saturday until 8:15 Monday. Relatives and friends invited to the funeral home and to 


Antone Mello

BRIDGEWATER. – The funeral of Antone Mello was held this morning from his late home, 267 Oak street, followed by a high mass of requiem at St. Thomas Aquinas church, celebrated by Rev. Percival J. Quill. Many relatives and friends were in attendance and there was a special flower car to convey the many floral tributes. The organist was Mrs. Wilfred Mason and the soloist Miss Rose Cassiani. Interment was in the family lot in old St. Thomas Aquinas cemetery where the committal service was conducted by Rev. John Doonan. Active bearers were six grandsons of the deceased: Joseph Rourke, Theodore Agritha, Ernest Mello, Joseph Mederos, Anthony and Manuel DiSilva.

John T. Herbert

The funeral of John T. Herbert of 574 Warren avenue was held Friday afternoon at the funeral home, 9 Chester avenue, Rev. George D. Hardman, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal church conducted the service. Many friends attended and there were lovely flowers. Interment

Augusto Giovanetti

PLYMOUTH. – Augusto Giovanetti, husband of Mrs. Adele (Chierici) Giovanetti, 216 Standish avenue, died at his home here Friday. One of the oldest of the original pioneer Italian settlers, he was born in Italy, coming to this town during his boyhood. He retired from employment at the Plymouth Cordage Co. 20 years ago where he had been employed many years. Surviving him besides his widow are a son, Louis G. Giovanetti, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Monday morning from the funeral home, 338 Court street, followed by a high mass of requiem at St. Mary's church at 9 o'clock.


BERRY–In Plymouth, March 11, Roscoe G. Berry, 78 yrs, 10 mos, 16 dys. Prayer from late residence, 9 Allerton street, Plymouth at 12.30 p. m. Sunday, March 14. Funeral service from Baptist Church, Kingston, Mass. at 2 p. m. Sunday, March 14. Interment in Evergreen cemetery, Kingston, Mass.

CASSAVANTIn this city, March 12, Harold Cassavant, 19 yrs, 3mos, 6dys, son of Mrs. Clara Cassavant, 29 East Main street. Funeral Monday at 8.30 from the Sacred Heart church. Burial in Calvary cemtery.

FISHER–In this city, March 11, Edward N. Fisher, 68  yrs, 4 mos, 24 days. Born in Norton. Funeral Sunday at 1 from the home, 103 Gladstone street. Burial in South Easton. 

March 1915, The Brockton Times

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Mrs. H. Earle Estes

WHITMAN. - Mrs. Myrtle E. Estes, wife of H. Earle Estes of Fullerton avenue, died Friday afternoon at the Brockton Hospital where she was taken Wednesday for treatment. Mrs. Estes had been ill for the past year but had failed rapidly the past few days. She was born in Spring Hill, Nova Scotia, the daughter of Thomas and Ada (Peers) Bentcliff, and had been a resident of this town for more than 45 years, where she was very well known and had a host of friends. Before her illness she was associated with husband conducting a variety store on South avenue. She was a member of the Baptist church and also of the former Philathea class. 
Besides her husband she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Donald Lindsay; one sister, Mrs. Rita Zeller; one brother, Melvin P. Bentcliff; three grandchildren, also nieces and nephews, all of Whitman. 
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 o'clock at the funeral chapel 532 Washington street and interment will be in Colebrook cemetery.

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