• December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Constance Ann (Colby) Schoorens – Obituary

    Constance Ann (Colby) Schoorens At 85, in Ayer, MA, formerly of Malden, Bedford & Melrose, MA, passed unexpectedly Dec. 14, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Robert V. Schoorens & loving mother of the late Robert C. Schoorens. Survived by 3 children: a son Michael Schoorens, his wife Cindy Ryder Schoorens, their 2 daughters Jessica Mostrom, husband Jeffrey & children Levi & Selah, & Sarah Penniman, husband Eric & children Nolan, Finley & August; daughter Leanne (Schoorens) Whalen, her husband Christopher, their 2 children Jillian Erwin & husband Nathaniel, & Liam Whalen & wife Penny; daughter Julie (Schoorens) Mizzoni, husband Joseph, their 3 children Patricia Gruter, husband Robert & children…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Phyllis A. Bettano – Obituary

    Phyllis A. Bettano At 96, of Malden formerly of East Boston, passed away surrounded by her loving family on December 15, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Roy J. Bettano. Loving mother of Joseph Bettano of Lynnfield, Doreen Iovanna and her husband Bob, and Roy Bettano, all of Malden, Kenneth Bettano and his wife Michelle of Melrose and Christine Iannillo of Winthrop. Dear sister of Eleanor T. Hitchings of Revere and the late Theresa M. Meads. Cherished grandmother of Jason and his wife Setefanie, Robert and his wife Denisse, Kerri, Alaina, Skylar, Danielle, Carly, Darryl and his wife Holly. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends honored…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Cynthia E. Norton – Obituary

    Cynthia E. Norton  At 90, of Malden. Passed away on December 18, 2018 at Kaplan Family Hospice House. She was born in Malden on September 26, 1928, a daughter of Joseph and Hilda Brown. During the 50s, she spent three years in California during her husband’s time in the service at Beale Air Force Base. She worked at John Hancock in Boston, then decided to be a stay at home mom while her children were growing up. She returned to work for Bartlett Nursing Home in 1983, retiring in 1992. She enjoyed playing Rummy with her husband, loved reading, baking, shopping and taking care of her cats. Mrs. Norton met…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    William M. “Bill” Sidor – Obituary

    William M. “Bill” Sidor Of Malden, peacefully entered into the arms of the Lord surrounded by his loving family on Dec. 16th. He is survived by his wife Maria, son Mark Joseph, sisters Dorothy Ventresca of Billerica, Judith C. Carlson and husband Robert of Nashua, NH, as well as many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Genoveffa Sidor, and his brother, Stephen Sidor. Funeral from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, Malden, on Friday, December 21, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, Malden. Interment followed in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider making a donation in…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    James P. Keogh – Obituary

    James P. Keogh Of Malden, formerly of Burlington, unexpectedly, Dec. 11, 2018, age 56. Husband of Catherine (Murphy) Keogh. Father of Shawn, Kevin and his wife DeAnna and Christopher Keogh. Son of William “Baker” and Helen (Boyle) Keogh. Brother of Patricia and Mike DeStefano, Colleen and Paul Tardif, William and Kathleen Keogh. Grandfather of Lillyanna, Justin, Michael and Christopher. Also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews. Services from the E.E.Burns & Son Funeral Home, Malden on Friday, December21. Funeral from the Church of the Sacred Hearts, Malden on Saturday. Interment services private. In lieu of flowers donations in Jimmy’s memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children,…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Ernest “Sonny” Grigoropoulos – Obituary

    Ernest “Sonny” Grigoropoulos Of Medford, formerly of Malden and Boston’s West End, Dec. 17. Beloved husband of Betsy (Anastos) Grigoropoulos. Devoted father of George Grigoropoulos and wife Emily of Salem, NH, and Maria Nappa and husband Bruno of Stoneham. Loving grandfather of Gabriella and Bruno III. Dear brother of the late Nicholas Gregory and his surviving wife Barbara of Revere, and Leon and John Gregory. Uncle of Nicholas Gregory Jr. Also survived by many more loving nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford, Saturday, Dec. 22, followed by a funeral service in St Constantine Church, Cambridge. Services concluded with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Br. James Mahoney, CFX – Obituary

    Br. James Mahoney, CFX Xaverian Educator. Of Danvers, Dec. 20, age 85, a Malden native who was a Xaverian Brother for sixty-eight years who taught at St. John’s Prep, Danvers, Malden Catholic, Xaverian Brothers High School, and St. John’s HS in Shrewsbury. Brother James is survived by his older brother, Brother John Mahoney, CFX., of Danvers, his religious brothers around the world, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings Eugene, Margaret, Josephine, Patricia, and Jeremiah. His Funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, December 26 in the Chapel of Saint John’s Preparatory School, Danvers. Burial followed in Xaverian Brothers Cemetery, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, donations may…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Josephine A. (Rosa) Rucci – Obituary

    Josephine A. (Rosa) Rucci In Reading, formerly of Malden, Dec. 18, 2018. Beloved wife of the late William F. Rucci Sr. Loving mother of William F. Rucci Jr. & his wife Renee of Middleton & Karen R. Bergthold & her husband Charles of Brookline. Dear sister of Jean Rucci & her husband Robert & the late Carl Rosa & his late wife Ethel, & Ronald Rosa & his surviving wife Rosemarie. Cherished grandmother of Nicholas Rucci & Erika Johnston & her husband Sean. She is also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, Malden, on Saturday, Dec. 22, followed by a Mass of…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Paul J. Olson – Obituary

    Paul J. Olson December 19th. Beloved son of Helen (Lynch) Olson of Malden, and the late James F. Olson Sr. Dear brother of Janet Person and her husband John of Malden, Sr. Clare Marie Olson, OSC (Carol Olson) of Wappingers Falls, NY, Nancy Leininger and her partner Elizabeth Willis of Billerica, James F. Olson Jr. and his wife Catherine of Surfside, SC, Mary Gioiosa and her husband John of Malden, John Olson of Wilmington and the late Robert Olson. Paul was the loving uncle to several nieces and nephews. He was born in Malden and had been a lifelong resident. For many years, he owned and operated General Card, a…

  • December 28 2018,  Malden Obituaries,  Obituaries

    Beverly A. (Piccirilli) Willis – Obituary

    Beverly A. (Piccirilli) Willis Lifelong resident of Malden, Dec. 18, 2018, on her 68th birthday at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of 47 years to Ray Willis. Daughter of the late John “Pickles” & Florence (Spadafora) Piccirilli. Loving mother of Christopher Willis & his wife Gina of Lynn, Eric Willis & his wife Grace of Weymouth, Jonna Willis of Malden & Ray Willis III & his wife Liz of Melrose. Cherished grandmother of Jeremy, Alec, Hannah, Trent, Ray IV, Eric, & Blake Willis, & sister of John Piccirilli Jr. Funeral from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, Malden, on Monday, Dec. 24, followed by a Mass of…