Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

Obituaries

Obituaries
  • Thursday, February 27, 2014
  • Mary Ann Comparato, 47

    Andover — MaryAnn (McCusker) Comparato, 47, of Andover, MA, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014. MaryAnn was born to Jeanne (Paul) McCusker and the late Peter McCusker in Waltham, MA, on December 5, 1966.

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  • Mr. David Alton Manning, 42

    Manhattan, NY, formerly of Andover — Mr. David Alton Manning, a resident of Manhattan, N.Y., formerly of Andover, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital in New York, on Sunday, February 23, 2014. He was 42 years old.

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  • Mrs. Dorothy H. (Maloney) Graham, 85 Years

    Amesbury, Formerly of Andover — Mrs. Dorothy H. (Maloney) Graham, a resident of Amesbury for the past year, formerly of Andover and beloved wife of the late Frederick J. Graham, died at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill on Monday evening, February 17, 2014. She was 85 years old.

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    Feb 27, 2014
  • Mrs. Effie B. (Pappas) Brickman, 52 Years

    Andover — Mrs. Effie B. (Pappas) Brickman, a resident of Andover for the past 14 years, formerly of Boston, and the beloved wife of Stephen A. Brickman, died at the Lawrence General Hospital on Friday evening, February 21, 2014. She was 52 years old. Born in Boston on March 4, 1961, she was the beloved daughter of Alexandra (Tselios) and the late William Pappas. Mrs. Brickman was a graduate of Suffolk University in Boston, where she earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. Effie was a wonderful wife and mother. She selflessly put her family's and friends' needs before her own. Effie was not only a sympathetic ear to others, she would quietly and quite naturally do for those in need of assistance and comfort without having to be asked. She will be very dearly missed.

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  • Mrs. Eleanor J. (Marshall) Berthel, 90 Years

    Andover — Mrs. Eleanor J. (Marshall) Berthel, a longtime resident of Andover, and beloved wife of the late Russell Berthel, died at the Wingate at Andover Nursing Center in Andover on Monday evening, February 24, 2014. She was 90 years old.

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  • Victor Paul Brightman, 86

    North Andover, MA — Victor Paul Brightman, 86, of North Andover, died on February 21, at Lawrence General Hospital. Victor was born in North Andover to the late Victor George and Alma (Lockhart) Brightman. He graduated from Johnson High School, Class of 1946, and was a member of the Trinitarian Congregational Church in North Andover. As a lifelong North Andover resident, Victor will be fondly remembered for his love of a glass of iced coffee and a long conversation with his many friends. He was a machinist for Davis and Furber and Borden Chemical. Later, he was employed for many years by the North Andover School System as a custodian for both the middle school and high school. Victor was an avid New England sports fan, who especially loved to watch the Red Sox.

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  • Thursday, February 20, 2014
  • Brian M. Chapman, 80

    Andover — Brian M. Chapman, 80, of Andover, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2014, at The Meadows in North Andover, after a period of declining health.

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  • Mary Lou Sullivan, 56

    Andover — A compassionate heart of gold stopped beating. Mary Lou Sullivan, 56, of Andover, MA, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Mary Lou was born to Patricia (Gemmell) Sullivan and the late John Terrance Sullivan in Methuen, MA, on July 26, 1957.

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  • Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Dr. Dibyendu B. Basu, 86

    Andover — Dibyendu B. Basu, M.D., 86, of Andover, MA and Kennebunk, Maine, passed away peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital, surrounded by his family after a brief illness.

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  • Francis A. Perry, 83

    Andover — Francis A. Perry, 83, U.S. Army Veteran, of Andover, died February 10, 2014. He was the husband of the late Eva M. (Post) Perry.

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  • Mrs. Patricia L. (Oien) Pettini, 50

    Andover — Mrs. Patricia L. (Oien) Pettini, a resident of Andover, Massachusetts and beloved wife of Donald J. Pettini, died at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston on Saturday morning, February 8, 2014. She was 50 years old.

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  • Mrs. Patricia L. (Oien) Pettini, 50

    Andover — Mrs. Patricia L. (Oien) Pettini, a resident of Andover, Mass., and beloved wife of Donald J. Pettini, died at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, on Saturday morning, February 8, 2014. She was 50 years old.

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  • Russell E. Laste, 43

    MASSACHUSETTS — Warmly known as Russ, or Rusty by many who knew him, he passed away in August of 2013. Russ enjoyed countless adventures and experiences in his years on this earth, the greatest of which was being a father and friend to Mason. He loved his son more than anything in this life.

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  • Thursday, February 6, 2014
  • Charles G. Hatch, 100

    North Andover — Charles G. Hatch, 100, of North Andover, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at the Meadows in that town, after a period of failing health. Born in Lawence, MA, on March 5, 1913, with a twin sister, Ruth, the son of the late Charles G. and Ada (Parfitt) Hatch, he was educated in the Lawrence schools, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowdoin College, and LLB and JD degrees from Boston University School of Law. After his discharge from the Army he commenced the practice of law in 1946 with the firm of Rowell, Clay & Tomlinson in Lawrence. In 1951 he and his late brother-in-law, Walter C. Tomlinson, established the law firm of Tomlinson & Hatch and he practiced in Lawrence and Andover until his retirement in 1990. He was a member of the Lawrence, Essex County, and Massachusetts Bar Associations.

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    Feb 6, 2014
  • Ernest Clegg, 76

    West Paris, Maine — Ernest J. “Ernie” Clegg Jr., 76, of West Paris, Maine, formerly of Andover, Mass., passed away peacefully at Ledgeview Living Center, on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Ernie was born in Andover, Mass., on June 7, 1937, and was the son of the late Alice Cameron (Nicholas) and Ernest Clegg Sr.

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  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
  • Madeline M. "Maddie" (Bouchard) Adair, 94 Years

    North Andover — Madeline M. “Maddie” (Bouchard) Adair of North Andover, formerly of Lawrence, Haverhill and Tewksbury, and beloved wife of the late Leon W. Adair, passed away peacefully at the Prescott House Nursing Center in North Andover on Tuesday morning, January 14, 2014. Madeline was 94 years old.

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  • Mrs. Eileen M. (Flynn) Morrisroe, 93 Years

    Andover — Mrs. Eileen M. (Flynn) Morrisroe, a lifelong resident of Andover and beloved wife of 65 years of Lawrence P. Morrisroe, died at her home, peacefully, on Thursday evening, January 16, 2014. She was 93 years old.

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  • Norman E. Berner, 81

    Andover — Norman E. Berner, 81, of Andover and formerly of Buffalo, NY, died Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. Born in Buffalo, NY, on July 30, 1932, he was the son of the late Stephen X. and Mae (Cormier) Berner.

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  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
  • Anita Olsen, 59

    Springfield, ME — Anita Marie (Smith) Olsen, 59, died January 9, at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, ME surrounded by her husband and children.

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    Jan 16, 2014
  • Margaret "Meg" Bartow Batcheller, 56 Years

    Methuen, formerly of Andover — Margaret "Meg" Bartow Batcheller, 56, of Methuen, MA, formerly of Andover, beloved wife of Burt Batcheller and mother of Alec Batcheller, died on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

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