April 01, 1922 - - September 25, 2017
Barbara Bell, retired Harvard Astronomer, passed away at the age of 95 on September 25th, 2017. Barbara was born on April 1, 1922, as beloved daughter of the late George Irving Bell Sr. and Hazel Seerley Bell of Evanston, IL. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1944 and received a PhD in Astronomy from Harvard University in 1951, under Donald Menzel. Her thesis research ...
James L. Grove
May 06, 1941 - - September 22, 2017
Anita J. Sisk
January 16, 1923 - - September 22, 2017
SISK, Anita J.
Of Arlington, formerly of Cambridge. Passed peacefully on September 22, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Harold “Daniel” Sisk. Loving mother of Elaine McNulty-Knight of Arlington. Proud grandmother of MaryAnn McNulty of OR. Loving sister of the late Edgar Lozier. Also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews. Anita’s positive outlook on life and gracio ...
Noreen G. Rielly
November 08, 1932 - - September 22, 2017
Rielly, Noreen G. (Bower), of Lowell, formerly of Arlington, September 22, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Thomas M. Rielly. Devoted mother of Thomas Rielly of Reading, Stephen Rielly of Somersworth, NH, Miriam Brown of Woburn, Jennifer McMahon of Waltham, Bridget Plaisir of Lowell and the late Ann Rielly and Daniel Rielly. Loving grandmother of Elizabeth, Kate, Caitlin, Colleen ...
Cynthia A. Fontaine
August 07, 1953 - - September 22, 2017
Fontaine, Cynthia (Rich) of Arlington, MA passed away on September 22nd at home, surrounded by her family. Cindy was a supportive, devoted, and unconditionally loving mother, whose honest and fun nature both influenced and amused her three children, Scott, Lauren, and Alyssa, and her son-in-law Brian. She adored her late husband Claude and was a strong and caring partner throug ...
Ronald F. Gaspar
October 24, 1955 - - September 21, 2017
York Beach, ME - Ronald F. Gaspar, 61, formerly of Arlington, MA passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at home. He was born in Cambridge, MA, was the loving son of the late Alfred P. and Mary A. (Devaney) Gaspar, and was a graduate of Arlington Catholic High School. He worked in office furniture sales for many years before retiring.
He leaves his wife of 35 yrs, Sheila (Bo ...
Jessica J. Bishop
February 02, 1981 - - September 21, 2017
Kevin W. Conners
October 09, 1952 - - September 20, 2017
Eulogy for Kevin Conners, by his nephew and godson, Brendan Hare, read at the parish of Saint Agnes on September 25, 2017
There is so much we don’t know, and so must imagine.
None of us know what it’s like to be alone, ten miles off the coast of Plum Island in an eighteen-foot boat, hunting eight-hundred pound tuna with an eight-dollar rod as the light fades and fog shrin ...
Benedict F. Fitzgerald, Jr.
September 20, 2017
Fitzgerald Jr., Benedict F.
Of Cambridge, and Hyannisport, where he enjoyed spending his summers. Passed peacefully on September 20th at age 103 after a full and rather remarkable life. According to the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers documentation in 2014, he was the longest practicing attorney in the state. During his long career, Benedict worked under Presidents Roosev ...
Leo G. Wedge
December 01, 1939 - - September 19, 2017
Leo G. Wedge
Today our dad, Leo "The Lion" Wedge, finally sailed across the bar.
For those who knew him, they caught a glimpse at a intensely passionate and intelligent man who loved throwing haymakers during street brawls almost as much as he delighted in all night philosophy and poetry discussions.
Our dad was a complex guy who always championed the weak, he always supp ...