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James P. Fallon Passed

James P. Fallon, of S. Yarmouth, formerly of Brookline, passed away on January 7, 2018. He was Chief of the Brookline Fire Dept. (ret.). He...

The Passing Of Edmond Murphy

Edmond Gerard Murphy, of Pocasset, passed away peacefully on Friday morning at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich. He was the loving husband of...

Rabbi Emeritus Robert M. Miller, D.D.

Rabbi Emeritus Robert M. Miller, D.D., of Dedham, formerly of Newton, on Friday, March 16, 2018. For 54 years, he was the loving husband of...

David Bonetti Passes At 71

David Bonetti, an incisive and passionate art critic for the Post-Dispatch from 2003 to 2009, was found dead Wednesday in his apartment in Brookline,...

Bob McKay Passes At 91

Bob McKay had no illusions that his work would be easy when he arrived in Boston in 1967, fresh from 15 years as a...

William McGourty Passes At 73

William McGourty passed away at Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester Thursday, January 4, 2018, after a valiant struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 73...
Richard T. "Dick" Leary

Richard T. “Dick” Leary, Brookline’s First Town Administrator, Passes At 85

The Town of Brookline mourns the loss of its first Town Administrator, Richard Leary. Dick Leary passed away on March 11 after a life...

Remembering Brookline’s Sonia Paine: Survivor, Businesswoman, Fighter

She fled from the Nazis with her parents in 1939, fended off career criminal “Little Nick” when he tried to rob her, and distinguished...
Leon Trilling, 93

Professor Emeritus Leon Trilling Passes At 93

Leon Trilling, a professor emeritus in MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Program in Science, Technology, and Society, and co-founder of the...

Constance Alice Connor Passes At 74

Constance Alice Connor, 74, of the Town of Jacksonport, WI, formerly of Massachusetts, fell asleep in the loving arms of her family and awoke...

Mark Robinson Passes At 78

Mark L. Robinson, 78, a resident of Milton, passed away peacefully on August 29th, 2019, at McClure-Miller Respite House in Colchester, VT. Mark was a...

Jane Sweet Passes At 54

Jane Sweet of Hyannis died unexpectedly on August 8. She was 54.She was born on January 23, 1965, and grew up in Fairfield, CT. She attended...
U.S. Army Air Forces pilot 1st Lt. Allen R. Turner

Brookline Pilot Who Crashed During WWII Accounted For

A U.S. Army Air Forces pilot from Massachusetts whose plane crashed during World War II has been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced...

Elizabeth Riely Passes At 71

In her food articles, Elizabeth Gawthrop Riely took readers inside a Cambridge bistro that served venison, to a Maine island inn whose menu featured...
Vera Hill

Vera Hill Passes At 92

Vera Hill died peacefully Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at her home. She was 92. Vera June VanTassel was born April 1, 1926, in Halifax,...

Sarah C. Eastman Passes At 82

Sarah Chapman Eastman, 82, of Fryeburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Brookline, MA. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and...
Matthew Stein

Matthew Stein Passes At 63

Matthew Stein, the longtime Brookline resident and Police Auxiliary Officer passed away at age 63, on Monday, August 05, 2019.Beloved son of Bluma (Glickstein)...
Anne Babine Klapfish

Anne Babine Klapfish Passes At 69

Anne Babine Klapfish had a big heart, which unexpectedly stopped working June 20, 2019, in her home in Tenants Harbor. Anne is the daughter of...

Joseph M. Quinn, Sr. Passes At 102

Joseph M. “Joe” Quinn, Sr. passed away peacefully on November 09, 2020, just 20 days shy of his 103rd birthday. Retired 36-year veteran of the...
James M. Fisher, 59

James M. Fisher Passes At 59

James M. Fisher, age 59, passed away in rural Grand County on Friday, June 8, due to heart failure. James was born on July 14,...
Thomas J. Murphy, Jr., 87

Thomas J. Murphy, Jr. Passes At 87

Thomas J. Murphy, Jr., 87, a longtime Framingham resident died Friday, July 27, 2018 after a brief illness. Born in Brookline, the son the late Thomas J. &...

Janet Ralph Has Passed

Janet F. Ralph, of Brookline, MA, formerly of Cranston, passed away on June 05, 2019. She was the loving wife of Samuel “Sam” Scott...
James “Jim” A. Robison

James Robison Passes At 90

James “Jim” A. Robison, 90, of Barters Island, Boothbay, Maine passed away July 7 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a...
Peter P. Harper Sr.

Peter P. Harper Sr. Passes At 77

Peter P. Harper Sr., 77, of Old Orchard Beach, Maine and former longtime resident of Northborough, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at his home....