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February 2001

JOHNSON, of Holbrook, life long, Feb. 26th, Helen E. (Richards), wife of the late George F. Johnson. Loving mother of Madeline I. Martin of Sewickley, PA and Stanley H. Johnson of Galloway, Ohio. Dear grandmother of David, Phillip and Tom Martin, Elizabeth Hart and Richard Johnson. Also survived by 10 great grandchildren. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St.,(Rte 37), Holbrook. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation period Saturday from 11:00AM to 12:00 Noon with a funeral service to follow immediately at 12:00 in the Funeral Home. Burial in Union Cemetery Holbrook. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made to Winthrop Congregational Church, 16 No. Franklin St., Holbrook. Born in Holbrook, a life long resident she died Feb. 26th at the Baypointe Nursing and Rehab Center. She was 94 years old. She was a retired bookkeeper for the Holbrook Cooperative Bank for 17 years and also worked for Frasers Dept. Store in Brockton. She was a co-worker with the Ladies Group at the Winthrop Congregational Church, Holbrook . She was a graduate of Sumner High School, Holbrook.

MILLS, of Abington, Feb. 26th, Lillian 'Lil' , wife of the late Henry B. Mills. Loving mother of Roberta L. Martello and Barbara L. Broberg both of Brockton and Shirley L. Bausch of Hudson. Sister of the late Florence G. Weymouth and William Weymouth. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St.,(Rte 37), Holbrook. A Funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:30 AM in St. John Episcopal Church, Holbrook. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 4:00 – 8:00 PM. Burial in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made to American Lung Association, 25 Spring St., Walpole, MA 02081, Macular Degeneration Research, c/o ,M.E EI , 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114 or St. John's Episcopal Church, 316 So.Franklin Street, Holbrook, MA 02343. Mrs. Mills was born in Roberts, Idaho and died Feb. 26th at the Braemoor Nursing Home, in Brockton at the age of 86. She was a homemaker and lived in Abington for many years.

HOWARD, of Brockton by accident Feb. 26, Paul T. Howard beloved son of Geraldine R. (Payne) Howard. Devoted brother of John M. Howard of Vergennes, VT, Ilene Scibetta Rock of Stoughton, and Carlton M. Howard of Brockton. Dear uncle of Jacob, Kyrston, Evan, Trevor, Spencer, Kelsey, and Emily Howard all of VT, Kristeena, and Matthew Scibetta both of Stoughton, and Brittany Doten of Holbrook. Dear friend and companion of Tina Keaney. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St. (Rte.37) Holbrook. Funeral services Friday at 10 AM in St. John Episcopal Church, Holbrook. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the MADD, 100 Concord St., Framingham, MA 01702. Born in Chelsea, Paul died at Boston Medical Center, at the age 33 by accident. He was a Baker at BJ Wholesale Club, Stoughton in the Bakery Department for the last 5-6 years. He was a resident of Brockton for the past 30 years. He grew up in Brockton and was a 1986 graduate of Brockton High School. He was attending Stonehill College in Easton where he studied religion and the humanities.

WELLS, of Onset, formerly of Randolph, Feb. 23, Olga L. (Liberti), wife of the late Walter E. Wells. Loving mother of Richard W. Wells, Randolph Fire Chief and his wife Mary of Randolph, Cheryll Ann Damon and her husband John of Venice FL and Susan Marie Wells of Ocala, Fl and Wareham. Devoted sister of Ferminia and Sabatino Liberti both of E. Boston, Vera Beatrice of AZ., Hugo Liberti of CA., Gloria Capozzi of Centerville and the late Dino Liberti. Also survived by 5 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home 419 No. Main St.(Rte 28), Randolph until 8:15am on Wednesday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9am in St. Mary Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9pm . Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery Braintree. Born in Southbridge, Ma , Mrs. Wells was a retired LPN, she graduated from the Peter Bent Brigham school of nursing in Boston, and was a past regent for the Daughters of Isabella. She died Friday in St. Joseph Hospital in Tampa Fl at the age of 84.

CEDERLUND, of Randolph formerly of Dorchester unexpectedly Feb. 18, Evelyn Thayer (Gould) Cederlund, wife of the late Harry W. Cederlund. Daughter of the late Albert and Annie May (Ritchie) Gould. Loving mother of Donald A. Cederlund of Rockland , Carolann Ellis of Randolph, Gail Evelyn Cederlund of Gloucester and Brendalee Cederlund of Randolph. Sister of the late Mabel Fostello. Dear grandmother of Deborah Cederlund, Brian Cederlund, Carolyn Mohr, and Meredith Genatossio and the late Arthur Cederlund. Also survived by 8 great grandchildren. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St. (Rte.28) Randolph. Funeral services Wednesday at 11 AM in the First Congregational Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 PM in the funeral home. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston MA 02115. Evelyn died at the age of 92 at her home in Randolph. She was born in Boston and prior to living in Randolph for the past 25 she had lived in Dorchester for many years. Evelyn Thayer Cederlund wrote her own obituary about a year ago. The following are the things that she wanted to be remembered by. She loved her family and was a good mother. She and her late husband where together for 58 years. She took care of her mother who lived with her for 40 years until she passed away at the age of 96. In her younger day she was a model at the Copley Plaza, Boston and before she married she was also a Telephone Operator in Brookline and Cambridge. She loved dancing and enjoyed going to Mosley's on the Charles and the State Ballroom, Roxbury. She loved to iron, she enjoyed ironing Dresses, Lace Ruffles, and Starched Shirts. She was taught her ironing skills by her mother.

CURLEY, of Randolph, February 18, 2001, Barbara J. (Morgan). Beloved wife of Thomas F. Curley. Loving mother of Maureen Curly-Giordano of Osterville and Darleen Curley-Sullivan of Randolph. Dear daughter of Evelyn (Schofield) Fountian of Randolph. Devoted grandmother of Morgan E. Sullivan of Randolph. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No.Main St.(Rte 28), Randolph, MA 02368 until 8:15 on Wednesday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 AM in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours on Tuesday 4-8:00 PM. Burial in the V. A. National Cemetery, Bourne. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made In memory of Barbara Curley, New England Medical Center Att: Claire Sullivan, 750 Washington St. Boston, MA. 02111. Barbara Curley died at home on Sunday February 18, 2001 after a long illness. Mrs. Curly was 70 years old and a resident of Randolph for 40 years. She was born in Boston and attended Boston schools. Barbara was a homemaker and mother.

SOULE, of Avon, Feb. 15th, Gladys "Beth" E. (West) Soule. Wife of the late Carleton Soule, Loving mother of Judith Peloquin and her husband Robert of Avon and Stephen Soule and his dear friend Phyllis Thomas of Norfolk. Devoted sister of David West of Brockton and William West of Avon. Dear grandmother of Jeffrey Peloquin and his wife Stacey of Brockton and the late Lisa M. Peloquin. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No.Main St.(Rte 28), Randolph, MA 02368. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10:00AM in the funeral home. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 4:00 – 8:00 PM Burial in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Born in Avon and a life long resident, she died Feb. 15th at the Goddard Transitional Care Unit in Stoughton. She was 73 years old. She was the owner and operator of the Avon Flower Barn for many years with her late granddaughter Lisa Peloquin.

TAPIA, of Maynard, Feb. 14th, Sebastian, beloved husband of Jayne (Anttila) Tapia. Devoted brother of Consuelo Gill of Randolph and the late Roberto Tapia. Brother-in-law of Peter Anttila and John Anttila both of CA and the late Melvin Gill. Dear uncle of Consuelo Ryan and her husband George and their daughter Gabriela of Millis, Lorraine Ship and her husband Michael of Taunton and Cory Anttila of CA. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main Street, (Rte. 28) Randolph until 8:00AM on Saturday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 AM in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. At the request of the family visiting hours have been omitted. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made to the Carmelite Monastery, 61 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Boston, MA 02119-3399 or to Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA . Born in Panama City, Panama, Mr. Tapia died at 65 at the Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was a Chemist/ Engineer and worked in Water Pump Manufacturing. Resident of Maynard for the past 26 years.

TURNER, of Brockton, formerly of Charlestown, Feb. 13th, Louise B. (Jacob) Turner. Wife of the late Albert E. Turner. Loving mother of Evelyn L. Musto of Brockton, Carol A. Furtado of Bedford, Linda L. Quackenbush of Boylston, Albert E. Turner of Randolph and the late Bruce A. Turner. Sister of the late John, J., James H., Mary T., Laurence A., Robert E., Lillian A., Anna G., Agnes E., Felix "Pilly" and Katherine. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Dear friend of the late Bobby Craig. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St.,(Rte 37), Holbrook until 8:15 AM on Saturday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 AM in St. Nicholas Church, Abington. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Born in Milton, Mrs. Turner grew up in Milton and attended St. Gregory School. She died Feb. 13, at the Brockton Hospital at the age of 83. She was a homemaker and resident of Brockton for over 20 years. Previous to Brockton she lived in Charlestown for 35 years.

WHITE, life long resident of Randolph, Feb. 12, Philip E. White. Loving father of Philip White Jr. and David White both of Brockton and Elaine Kangiser of Raynham. Devoted brother of Ruth Boucher of Randolph. Also survived by many grandchildren. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St. Randolph. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00AM in the funeral home. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A visitation period will be held Thursday morning from 10:00 – 11:00AM. Burial in Central Cemetery, Randolph. Born in Randolph and a life long resident, Mr. White died at Good Samaritan Medical Center Feb. 12, at the age of 79. He was a retired laborer in the Construction Industry. He attended Randolph Schools. A WWII Veteran, he served in the US Army. Member of the Amvets Post #51, Randolph.

MAXWELL, of Randolph, formerly of Dorchester, Feb. 8th, M. Helen (Costello), wife of the late George Maxwell. Loving mother of Mary Helen Burke and her husband Chuck of IL, Ann Marie Hanley and her husband Richard of CA and Marilyn J. Haskell of Randolph. Devoted sister of Francis Costello of Hyde Park. Grandmother of Ken Haskell Jr. and Lisa, Brian G. Haskell and Jen, Kevin and Michael Hanley, Chuck Burke, III and his wife Mary, Sheryl Marshall and her husband Bill and Craig Burke and his wife Stacy. Great grandmother of Justin, Nicholas, Patrick, Lindsay, Ryan, Bradley, Brittney and Amanda. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St., Randolph until 8:15 AM on Monday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 AM in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made to Milton Hospital 92 Highland Ave. Milton, MA 02186 or Milton Visiting Nurse Assoc. 500 Granite St. Milton, MA 02186. Born in Boston, Mrs. Maxwell died at Milton Hospital, Feb. 8th at the age of 83. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Maxwell was a resident of Randolph since 1952. She previously lived in Dorchester and graduated from Hyde Park H.S.

REYNOLDS, of Randolph, Feb. 8th, Desiree, M. (Gleason), wife of the late George P. Reynolds. Loving mother of Larry L. Reynolds of Brockton, Desiree M. White of Amherst, NH and Marcia A. Ward of Newton. Devoted sister of George Gleason of Osterville and Anne Hupfer of CA. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St.(Rte 28), Randolph until 9:15 AM on Saturday followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Burial in Mt. Benedict Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 No. Main St. Suite 104, Natick, MA 10760. Born in Boston, died Feb. 8th at Newton Wellesley Hosp. at the age of 94. She was a retired Auditor for Filene's for 20 years. She graduated from Fitton Notre Dame Academy of E. Boston and Hickocks Business School of Boston. Resident of Randolph for the past 48 years.

REGELE, of Holbrook, suddenly, Feb. 8th, George H., husband of the late Irene (Porro) Regele. Loving father of Marion A. Godfrey, of NH, George J. Regele of Holbrook, Louise E. Barossi of Easton and Linda C. Regele of Holbrook. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home. 419 No. Main St.(Rte 28), Randolph, until 8:15 AM on Monday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 AM in St. Joseph Church, Holbrook. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made to South Shore V.N.A. 100 Bay State Dr. Braintree, MA 02184. Mr. Regele was born in Boston and died at So. Shore Hospital, Weymouth on Feb. 8th, at the age of 89. He was a retired machinist for the Mass Machine Shop of Boston where he worked for 40 years. He retired about 25 years ago. He has been a Holbrook resident for the past 30 years.

McAvoy, of Holbrook, Feb. 8th, Marie C. (Cox) McAvoy. Wife of the late John McAvoy. Loving mother of Glenn McAvoy of Lakeville, Kathleen Ross of Whitman, Patrick McAvoy of PA and John McAvoy of Whitman. Devoted sister of Virginia Kohr of Braintree and William Cox of Waltham. Also survived by 7 grandchildren . Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St. (Rte.37) Holbrook, until 9:45am on Monday followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30am in St. Joseph Church, Holbrook. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 & 7-9pm. Burial in Union Cemetery, Holbrook. Marie C. McAvoy was born in Boston and died at the New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton on Feb. 8th at the age of 75. She worked as an assembler for the Medi Corp. in Holbrook for over 10 years. She was an avid reader. She has lived in Holbrook since 1954.

CARA-DONNA, of Holbrook, after a brief illness Feb. 1st, Ruth C. (Publicover) Cara-Donna. Wife of the late William G. Cara-Donna. Loving mother of Genevieve R. Scanlon of Rockland and the late William G. Cara-Donna Jr. Dear grandmother of Kevin L. Finneran and his wife Rita M., Lawrence W. Finneran, Kristen, Michael and William G. Cara-Donna III. Also survived by her great grandson Kevin W. Finneran and many other great grandchildren. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St.,(Rte 37), Holbrook until 8:15AM on Monday followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00AM in St. Joseph Church, Holbrook. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 3:00 - 6:00PM. Burial in New Calvary Cemetery, Boston. Born in Boston, died at Southwood at Norwell Nursing Center on Feb. 1st at the age of 94. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening and birds. She grew up in Boston and graduated from Dorchester High School Resident of Holbrook for the past 45 years.

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