Of Brockton, Jan. 30, 2004, Ralph J. Angelo Jr., 46 years, son of the late Ralph J. Angelo and Mary P. (Stern) Angelo; brother of Joseph R. Angelo (and his wife Sheila) of West Bridgewater and the late state Rep. Louis F. Angelo; close friend of Michael Glynn of Brockton; also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, a great-niece and a great-nephew. Funeral from the Russell Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, on Wednesday at 9 a.m., thence to St. Edith Stein Church, Brockton, where a funeral Mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul at 10. Interment will follow in Melrose Cemetery, Brockton. Calling hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Donations may be made to the Louis F. Angelo Scholarship Fund, c/o Community Bank, 1265 Belmont St., Brockton, MA 02301.
Helen B. (Marmish), of Bridgewater, Jan. 31, 2004, wife of the late Henry Costa; mother of Rita Murphy of Bridgewater and Barbara Farnum of Taunton; sister of Anne Marmish and Lawrence Marmish, both of Bridgewater, John Marmish of Orlando, Fla., and the late Mary Michaelow, Michael and Paul Marmish and Olga Janas; also survived by two grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Prophett Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St. (Rte. 18), Bridgewater, Tuesday at 8:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 9. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Burial in St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Beacon Hospice, 45 North Main St., Fall River 02720.
Ramo, of Stoughton, previously of Brockton, Jan. 29, age 82, husband of Louise (Walsinanus); brother of the late Dino M.; brother-in-law of Doris DeBenedictis of Easton; uncle of Robert and Michael, both of Lakeville and Marc of East Bridgewater.Funeral services will be held in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton, on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Monday 5-8 p.m. Donations in Ramo's name may be made to American Cancer Society, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701.
Of West Dennis, formerly of Randolph, Jan. 30, Dorothy C. (Moore), beloved wife of the late James C. Desmond; sister of Edward L. Moore of Brockton and the late Harold J., John J., William F. "Frank" Moore and the late Sister Mary Clarona; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 134 South Main St. (Rte. 28), Randolph, Wednesday at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church at 10. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery.
Of Carver, formerly of Norwood, by accident Jan. 30, Daniel L., age 21, loving father of Andrew John Donovan of Norwood; devoted son of John F. Donovan Jr. and Patricia L. (Dacey) Donovan of Carver; beloved brother of Tammy A. Ackers (and her husband Michael) of South Weymouth and the late John F. Donovan III of Norwood; uncle of Zachary and Nicholas Ackers of South Weymouth. Funeral from the C.C. Shepherd Funeral Home, 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Square), South Weymouth, on Thursday, Feb. 5., at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church, 261 Pleasant St., South Weymouth, at 9. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in a trust fund for Danny's son, Andrew John Donovan, c/o South Shore Savings Bank, 88 Pleasant St., South Weymouth, MA 02190.
Of Brockton, Feb. 1, 2004, Vito A. "Chip" Francolini, 93 years, husband of Sandra L. (Fitts) Francolini. Complete funeral arrangements to be announced by the Russell Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., Brockton. Phone 508-586-0254.
Of Brockton and Pike N.H., Jan. 31, 2004, Frederick D. Hyde II, 66 years, devoted husband of Kathleen (Murphy) Hyde; father of Daniel of Mashpee, Frederick Hyde III of Martha's Vineyard, David of Falmouth, Kevin of Onset, Brian Murray of Brewster, Suzanne Tripp of Bourne, Michelle Parsons of Wellington, Fla., and Lisa Murray of Somerville; brother of Claire McKearney of West Bridgewater. Funeral from the J. Frank Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Wednesday at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 9. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Fred's memory may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA.
Of Kingston, formerly of Randolph, Jan. 31, Herman R. "Sarge," beloved husband of the late Judith (Harlow); loving father of Stephen Leblanc (and his wife Lisa) of Pembroke and Marie Leblanc of Chicopee; dear grandfather of Austin and Evan Leblanc; devoted brother of Russell Leblanc of Framingham, Marie Forte of Waltham and the late Paul and Jimmy Leblanc and Emerise Barth; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 North Main St. (Rte. 28), Randolph. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Burial in Central Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
Of Carver, Jan. 30, Ezaura "Skip" (Thimas) Perry, wife of the late Albino A. Perry; mother of Loretta M. Mazza of Brockton, Albino "Buddy" Perry (and his wife Judith) of Carver and Linda Dykstra of Providence, R.I.; sister of Domingo Thimas of Carver and Anibal Thimas of Providence, R.I.; also survived by nine grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be from the Stott, Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rte. 28), Wareham, on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 8 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 130 Main St., Carver, at 9. Relatives and friends invited. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Wareham. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Of Brockton, Jan. 30, 2004, William J. Reagan, 79 years. Graveside services in Massachusetts National Cemetery
in Bourne at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday. Visiting hours are omitted. Arrangements by J. Frank Conley Funeral Home, Brockton.
Nancy (Morrison), of South Yarmouth, Jan. 29, at the age of 68, loving mother of Robert Sylvia Jr. of Springfield, Va., Susan Weygand of West Yarmouth, William Sylvia of Shapleigh, Maine, David and Richard Sylvia, both of Florida, Amy Sylvia of Lake Worth, Fla., Christopher Sylvia of Detroit Lakes, Minn., and Joanne (Sylvia) Handigan of Brockton; sister of the late Frederick Nickerson; also survived by 22 grandchildren, a niece and a nephew. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at noon at the Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth. Interment will follow at 2:15 p.m. in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Of Hanson, Feb. 1, 2004, Dorothy M. (Weeden), age 85, wife of the late Raymond H. Towne; mother of Harold C. Towne of Halifax, Raymond G. Towne of Hanson, Joyce A. Green of Middleboro, Nancy L. Spoerke of Brockton and Robin L. Bousquet of Hanson; grandmother of 15; great-grandmother of 26. She also leaves her caregivers and friends, Beverly Craig, Linda Woodward and Marcia Keeley. Calling hours will be on Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 4-7 p.m. in the Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home, 4 West Washington St. (at Rte. 58), Hanson. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. in the First Congregational Church of Hanson, 639 High St., Hanson. Interment, Fern Hill Cemetery, Hanson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Southshore VNA, 100 Baystate Drive, Braintree, MA 02184, or the MS Society, 101 First St., Waltham, MA 02451.
Of Hanson, Jan. 30, Lillian A. (Kraus) Weeks, wife of the late James L. Weeks; mother of Christine A. Roberts (and her husband Kenneth) of Queen Creek, Ariz., Rita M. Harris of Pepperell, Linda D. Dulski (and her husband Anthony) of North Andover, Cynthia J. Weeks (and her husband Douglas C. Doskocil) of Andover, Ronald J. Weeks (and his wife Renie) of Middleboro and Gary R. Weeks (and his partner Debbie Theroux) of Andover; sister of Arthur Kraus of Chatham and Edward and Frederick Kraus, both of Easton; also survived by 14 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1 Maquan St. (Rte. 14), Hanson. Interment in Fern Hill Cemetery
in Hanson. Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 2 Maquan St., at Rtes. 14 and 58 (across from the Hanson Police Station) in Hanson, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Hospital, Attn.: Donations Office, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.
Ruth B. (Cahill), of Canton, Jan. 31, mother of Maryann Twomey of Stoughton, David A. of Brockton and the late Stephen Zaniboni; sister of Dorothy Kiely and James Cahill, both of Dedham, Frances Fuoco of Brewster and the late Elizabeth Ambler and John Cahill; grandmother of Tammy Bisson, Tracey Aguiar, Robert Doherty and William Zaniboni; also survived by three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, Canton, Tuesday at 10 a.m. Visiting hours at the Dockray and Thomas Funeral Home, Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. Interment, Canton Corner Cemetery.