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Thomas Costello, 56

Hyannis - Thomas Costello, 56, a resident of Hyannis, died April 13, 2000, at Cape Cod Hospital.

He was the husband of Carol Costello.

Born and raised in Providence, R.I., Mr. Costello was a graduate of St. Mary's High School. He also graduated in 1982 from the Massasoit Culinary School in Brockton.

An Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he worked at the National Catalogue Showroom in the shipping and receiving department.

He was a member of the National Vietnam Veterans Association and a life member of the Vietnam Veterans Association in Hyannis.

Surviving besides his wife are six stepdaughters, Lauralee Thurber of Haverhill, Brenda Krappe and Linda Johnson, both of Taunton, Barbara Hodkinson of Penacook, N.H., Mary Johnson of Dennis and Cindy Johnson of Yarmouth; and 14 grandchildren.

Marie C. Findlen, 87

Hyannis - Marie C. (Holland) Findlen, 87, a Cotuit resident from 1984 to 1999, died April 15, 2000, at Whitehall Estates in Hyannis.

She was the wife of the late Austin M. Findlen.

Mrs. Findlen was born in Canton and graduated from Canton High School. She lived in Canton for many years before moving to Bridgewater in 1976. Mrs. Findlen moved to Cotuit in 1984.

She was a communicant of Christ the King Church, a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and a member of the Catholic Women's Club of Christ the King Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Judith A. Perella of Centerville and Maureen Walsh of Hampton, N.H.; a stepdaughter, Barbara Costello of Webster; two stepsons, P. Bradley Findlen of Mansfield and Edward Findlen of West Peabody; a brother, Donald E. Whitty of Canton; four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to Christ the King Building Fund, P.O. Box 1800, Mashpee MA 02649.

Mary A. Gardner, 67

Centerville - Mary A. (McDonough) Gardner, 67, a longtime resident of Centerville, died unexpectedly April 11, 2000, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

She was the wife of Charles I. Gardner.

Born in Hyannis, Mrs. Gardner was a graduate of Barnstable High School and Cape Cod Secretarial School.

Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Charles Gardner and Bryan Gardner, both of Centerville; two daughters, Maureen Malmgren and Deidre Eveland, both of Centerville; a sister, Martha Kelly of Centerville; a brother, Michael L. McDonough of Centerville; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Cape Cod, 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.

Beverly Huovinen, 69

West Barnstable - Beverly (Heap) Huovinen, 69, a resident of West Barnstable, died April 8, 2000, at her home after a brief illness.

She was the wife of Karl Huovinen for 49 years.

Born in Quincy, Mrs. Huovinen graduated from Quincy High School and Katherine Gibbs School in Boston.

After moving to Canton, she worked as a news reporter for the Quincy Patriot Ledger, West Edition. Upon her retirement, she was honored by the Office of Selectman for fair, impartial and accurate reporting for the 19 years she covered the town functions. The town of Canton declared May 30, 1981, to be "Beverly Huovinen Day."

Along with her husband and children, Mrs. Huovinen help build cottages at Garretts Pond. She assisted in operating the Garrett Acres vacation cottages.

Mrs. Huovinen enjoyed skiing, hiking, and camping with her family across the United States and into Mexico and Canada. She and her husband traveled extensively, visiting more than 30 countries.

An avid reader of mysteries, she also enjoyed playing bridge with friends at the Hyannis Yacht Club.

Surviving besides her husband are a daughter, Karla Holmes of Canton; two sons, Scott Huovinen of Wareham and Bill Huovinen of Colorado; a brother, Robert Heap of Whitman; and four grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice House, 88 Railroad Ave., Barnstable, MA 02630.

Jean E. Kempton, 81

West Barnstable - Jean E. Kempton, 81, a longtime volunteer, died April 9, 2000, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis after a brief illness.

She was the wife of Leonard Kempton, who died in 1985. They were married for more than 35 years.

Mrs. Kempton was born in South River, N.J., and graduated from New Brunswick High School.

In her earlier years she donated significant time to charitable causes, including Memorial Hospital in Worcester. She lived much of her married life in Shrewsbury and then moved to the Cape in 1980.

Survivors include two sons, Peter G. Kempton of West Barnstable, with whom she lived, and Stephen L. Kempton of Worcester; and numerous grandchildren and nieces.

Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod, Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.

Impi A. Knight, 74

Centerville - Impi A. (Wiinikainen) Knight, 74, a resident of Centerville, died April 6, 2000, at Cape Cod Regency Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was the wife of Willard B. Knight, who died in 1978.

Mrs. Knight was born in Barnstable and attended Barnstable schools. She was married in 1946 and lived in Centerville for several years. She moved to Claremont, N.H., in 1956 and lived there until 1986, when she moved back to Centerville.

She is survived by a sister, Ellen C. Houdelette of Tampa, Fla.; a brother, David L. Wiinikainen of West Barnstable; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Lutheran Church, Route 6A, West Barnstable, MA 02668.

Pauline Kozakiewicz, 80

Centerville - Pauline Kozakiewicz, 80, a resident of Centerville since 1994, died April 11, 2000, at Cape Cod Nursing Home in Buzzards Bay.

She was the wife of the late Anthony Kozakiewicz.

Born in New York, Mrs. Kozakiewicz was raised and educated in Connecticut. She loved to garden, cook, play cards and take long walks with her granddaughters.

She lived with her brother "Johnny" in Florida for many years after her husband's death.

Surviving are three sons, Gary of Vero Beach, Fla., Brian of Centerville and Mark of Maine; a brother, John Chad of Florida; two sisters, Helen Kiska of North Carolina and Agnes Cloud of Connecticut; three granddaughters; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

A memorial service will be held in Connecticut at a later date.

Elinore T. Lamb, 83

Falmouth Elinore T. (Devlin) Lamb, 83, a former resident of Osterville, died April 16, 2000, at Atria Woodbriar in Falmouth.

She was the wife of George R. Lamb, who died in 1994.

Born and raised in Lynn, Mrs. Lamb graduated from Lynn English High School. After high school, she worked for General Electric. She then trained as a nurse before marrying in 1942.

Mrs. Lamb lived in Needham for many years, where she raised her five children. She later worked part time at Elaine's clothing store and in 1980 retired to Osterville with her husband. In her later years, she moved to Atria Woodbriar.

Mrs. Lamb was an accomplished pianist and also enjoyed singing, gardening, crocheting and painting with oils.

Surviving are two sons, G. Robert Lamb Jr. of Vienna, Va., and John E. Lamb of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; three daughters, Patricia Pascual of Honolulu, Elizabeth dela Vegas of Los Gatos, Calif.; and Kathryn Haycock of Falmouth; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial donations may be made to the Women's Health Resource Center at Falmouth Hospital, 100 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth MA 02540.

Donald Joseph LeBlanc, 64

South Dennis - Donald Joseph LeBlanc, 64, a former vice president of Commonwealth Electric Co,, died April 13, 2000, at his home after a brief illness.

He was the husband of Beverley A. (Bleakley) LeBlanc for 42 years.

Born and raised in Fairhaven, Mr. LeBlanc graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1953, and in 1958 from New Bedford Institute of Textiles and Technology, now part of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. He also attended graduate school at Syracuse University.

Mr. LeBlanc worked for Niagara Mohawk Power Co. in Syracuse, N.Y., from 1960 to 1971, then for New York Power Pool in Guilderland, N.Y. He moved to South Dennis in 1979, and began his employment with Commonwealth Electric Co. He retired in 1991 as vice president of resource planning and development.

Mr. LeBlanc was a selectman in Dennis from 1984 to 1987. He served on the Cape Cod Commission from 1990 to 1996. He also served as chairman of the fire study committee in Dennis.

In 1996 he was certified a master gardener for Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Service for Barnstable County. He maintained and operated his own greenhouse, where he raised more than 3,000 plants each year.

He was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Barnstable.

Surviving besides his wife are a son, David LeBlanc of Harwich; two daughters, Lynn LeBlanc of Marlborough and Karen LeBlanc of South Dennis; and two granddaughters.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. April 25 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Main Street, Barnstable.

Burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Dennis, is private.

Memorial donations may be made to Dennis Conservation Trust, P.O. Box 67, East Dennis, MA 02641.

William J. Lynch, 69

Cotuit - William J. Lynch, 69, died unexpectedly April 11, 2000, in Sarasota, Fla.

He was the husband of Marie (McMahon) Lynch.

Born in Holyoke, Mr. Lynch was a longtime resident of Wayland before moving to Cotuit in 1994. He had summered in Harwich for a number of years.

He attended Boston University and served in the Air Force during the Korean War.

Mr. Lynch was the owner and president of New England Printing Ink in Brighton. He retired in 1994.

Surviving besides his wife are a son, Michael W. Lynch of Upton; five daughters, Sally A. Melanson and Betsy M. Lynch, both of Berlin, Susan M. Diaz of Weston, Conn., Kerry A. McCaffrey of West Roxbury and Kathy H. Kelly of Walnut Creek, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Cape Cod, 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660; or to the Make-A-Wish-Foundation.

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