Sunday, May 19, 2013
William Clark Sr., John Mims, Cecile Zito, Joan Donovan and Marilyn Rodman.
William Clark Sr. William E. Clark Sr., 79, of South Easton, died May 14 2013. He was a resident of South Easton for 40 years. Mr. Clark was an Airman 2nd Class in the U.S. Air Force and a Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a maintenance mechanic for the Grace Company in Canton for 25 years before retiring in 1996. For the full obituary click here. John Mims John Bryan Mims, 82, of Norton, passed away April 24, 2013. From 1954 to 1959, he served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander stationed on the aircraft carrier the USS Shangri-La. A resident of Norton for the past 50 years, Mr. Mims was the founder and owner of Bryan Manufacturing, Inc., where he designed and manufactured plastic packaging, in Norton. Bryan was a …
Grover C. Young was a member of the United States Navy during World War II and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal.
(From Duffy-Poule Funeral Home) Grover C. Young, 84, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Born in Attleboro on July 6, 1928, he was a son of the late Grover C. and Mary (McQuade) Young. He was the widower of Evelyn (Sousa) Young. He is survived by his longtime companion and fiancée Eleanor Kennedy of Attleboro. Grover was raised in Attleboro and attended local schools. He served his country proudly as a member of the United States Navy during World War II and received the World War II Victory Medal. He worked in the oil burner industry prior to his retirement. Grover was a member of the Elks Lodge of Attleboro. He enjoyed spending time by the Cape Cod Canal and spending winters in St. Petersburg, Florida. In addition to his fiancée, he is …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
He was a receiver for The Sun Chronicle for more than 25 years.
Edwin J. Scanlon of South Avenue in Attleboro died Thursday at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. He was 61. Scanlon was the husband of Alice (Peterson) Scanlon. He was born in Worcester to William J. and Theresa Scanlon. He was a receiver for The Sun Chronicle for more than 25 years before retiring two years ago. Scanlon has lived in Attleboro since 1981, coming from Boston. He enjoyed listening to music and was a sports fan who liked the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Scanlon is survived by his sons Jimmy, John, Steven and his wife Anita and Jason and his wife Jamie; brother William and his wife Linda; sisters Lucy Parris, Patricia Creighton and Mary Scanlon; …
Monday, May 13, 2013
She and her husband were the owners of South Main Oil Co. for more than 40 years.
Monday, May 13
Cecile B. (St. Pierrre) Zito of Lamb Street in Attleboro died Friday at the Golden Living Garden Place. She was 91. She was the wife of the late Ralph Zito. They were married for more than 65 years. Zito was born in Attleboro to John B. and Alice B. (Blais) St. Pierre. She and her husband were the owners of South Main Oil Co. for more than 40 years. She has been a lifelong resident of Attleboro and a parishioner of the former St. Joseph Church. The family said, "Sincerest thanks to all the caring staff at Golden Living Garden Place of Attleboro." Zito is survived by her son Alphonse and his wife Elizabeth; daughters Pamela and her husband Joseph Frohwitter and Linda Zito and Dalida Lachapelle of Attleboro; sisters Irene Hanley and Jeanne …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Paul Doherty, Bruce Moffitt, Loretta Wawrzyniak, Ruth Dinneen, Hector LaPoint, Albert Cannon and Donald Sheldon.
Paul Doherty Paul Anthony Doherty Sr., 72, of Foxborough, died May 8, 2013. Paul was a retired patrolman and court prosecutor for the Town of Foxborough, retiring in 2003. Paul served the citizens of Foxborough for over 37 years. He was also a former news photographer for the former Boston Herald-Traveler from 1962-1972. Doherty’s last assignment before retiring in 2009 was that of court prosecutor. For the obituary click here. Bruce Moffitt Bruce Moffitt, 49, of Easton, died May 4, 2013. He was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Bruce began working as a mechanic at the age of 18 for his fathers business, Warren's Service of Brockton and later became the owner of the business upon his father's retirement. He…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Mr. Donald Joseph Ulmer was the owner of the former D.J. Ulmer Electrical Contractor.
Saturday, May 11
(Dyer-Lake Funeral Home) Donald Joseph Ulmer, Jr., 83, of Stoneybrook Lane, Attleboro, died unexpectedly at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro on Saturday, May 4, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy M. (Sexton) Ulmer to whom he was married on Oct. 12, 1957. Born in Attleboro on June 3, 1929, he was a son of the late Donald J. Ulmer, Sr. and Hope (Irving) Ulmer. Raised and educated in Norton, Mr. Ulmer was a graduate of Norton High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University with a degree in business administration and also attended Coyne’s Electrical School in Boston He was the founder, owner and operator of the former D. J. Ulmer Electrical Contractor for many years until his retirement. He was a …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
He was a veteran active in local veterans' affairs.
Tuesday, May 7
The following is from the Foley-Hathaway Funeral Home: Stephen B. Weidner of Eddy Street in Attleboro died April 24 at his home. He was 58. He was born in Concord to Patricia Goddard and Thomas Weidner. Weidner lived in Attleboro for more than 25 years, coming from Plymouth. He was a U.S. Army Veteran involved in veterans' activities. He was a member of the American Legion Post 20 and the VFW Gilbert Perry Post 115 of Attleboro. At the VFW Post, Weidner was on the committee for the POW/MIA. He was also on the membership committee and on the Honor Guard/Rifle Squad. Weidner is survived by his mother; son Brad Weidner; daughter Lana Weidner; brothers James "Jimmy" Weidner and Charles "Chip" Goddard; sisters Cheryl Cole and Leah Goddard; …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Mr. Albert A. Cannon was a retired captain in the Attleboro Fire Department.
Albert A. Cannon, 85, of Robinson Avenue, South Attleboro, a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great grandfather passed on April 28, 2013 at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth E. (Oldham) Cannon. Born in Malden, on Nov. 8, 1927, he was the son of the late James and Seline (Harris) Cannon. Albert was educated in Attleboro schools and was a graduate of Attleboro High School. He was a firefighter in the City of Attleboro for 33-years, retiring as an acting captain in 1983. Albert served his country proudly as a member of the United States Navy during World War II. He was a very active member of American Legion Post 312 in South Attleboro, where he was Past Commander. He also was a member of BPOE Lodge 1014 in …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Paulo Rodrigues, Warner Chandler, Valerie Keyes, Beverly Limpus, Norman Busby and Marilyn Farias.
Paulo Rodrigues Paulo J. Rodrigues, 44, of Attleboro, died April 28, 2013. Paulo was raised and educated in Attleboro and attended Attleboro High School. He was employed as a chef at the Pawtucket Country Club for the last five years. Paulo volunteered his cooking skills at the Moose Lodge in Attleboro where he assisted in providing meals for the homeless and young struggling families. He also was a member of the Moose Lodge #463 in Attleboro and a communicant of the former Holy Ghost Church, currently the Parish of St. Vincent De Paul in Attleboro. For the complete obituary click here. Warner Chandler Warner Smith “Skip” Chandler Jr., 80, passed away April 25, 2013. He proudly served his country in the United States National Guard …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Paulo J. Rodrigues volunteered his cooking skills at the Moose Lodge in Attleboro.
(From Duffy-Poule Funeral Home) Paulo J. Rodrigues, 44, of Falmouth Street, Attleboro, a beloved son, brother and uncle passed Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in St. Michael, Azores on Jan. 3, 1969, Paulo was a son of Maria (Tavares) Rodrigues of Attleboro and the late Manuel Rodrigues who passed on July 15, 2009. Paulo and his family settled in Attleboro in 1974. He was raised and educated in Attleboro and attended Attleboro High School. Paulo was employed as a chef at the Pawtucket Country Club for the last five years, leaving this February because if illness. Paulo was very charitable and volunteered his cooking skills at the Moose Lodge in Attleboro where he …