Jason Lang McManus

Feb 11, 2024

Jason Lang McManus – age 45 of Sandwich, Massachusetts, died unexpectedly from a brief illness on February 11, 2024. His family is deeply saddened by his sudden loss.

Jason was born on October 13. 1978 to John A. and Elizabeth (Lang) McManus in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Jason grew up attending elementary and middle school at the Henry T. Wing School in Sandwich,...

Patrick J. McGaffigan

Feb 4, 2024

Patrick “Joe” McGaffigan, age 89, of Norwood, died peacefully on February 4th.  Born in Somerville in 1934, he was the son of the late Alice and James McGaffigan.  He was the loving husband for over 50 years to the late Ginger McGaffigan (McNeil).  He is survived by his 6 children; Joe of Plymouth; Mike and his wife Olga of Merritt...

Joseph M. Messina

Feb 3, 2024

Deacon Joseph M. Messina, age 87, of Westwood, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2024, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Joseph was the dear and devoted husband of Mary Geraldine (Fitzpatrick) for 64 years.   Loving father of Joseph Jr. and his wife Aimee of Medfield, John and his wife Bonnie of Medfield, Mary Amirault and her...

Donna Marie Phalen

Jan 27, 2024

Donna Marie (Dwyer) Phalen, of Norwood, MA died peacefully on January 27th, 2024, at home surrounded by her family. Donna was born July 21st, 1935, in Worcester to Gloria Ragagli Dwyer and Michael Stephen Dwyer. For 57 years, she was the beloved wife of the late Leo F. Phalen. Loving mother of Anne Blackington and her partner Roger Raymond of...

Lester F. Boyd

Jan 22, 2024

Lester F. Boyd, of Westwood, MA, died January 22, 2024. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth D. “Betty” (Ellsworth) Boyd. Loving father of Dianne M. Boyd of Brockton and the late Stephen Boyd and the late Thomas Boyd and his former wife Brigid. Cherished grandfather of Jessica Steenbruggen and her husband Joseph, Kaylie Boyd, Owen Boyd, Thomas J. Boyd Jr....

Barbara E. Mason

Jan 10, 2024


Mason, Barbara E. (Earley)


Of Westwood, formerly of Osterville, MA and Palm City, FL, at the age 97, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2024 at home surrounded by family. Predeceased by her husband Edward A. Mason, with whom she enjoyed 60 years of marriage.  Barbara leaves her sister, Kathleen V. Earley of West Yarmouth.  Barbara was the...

Tilly M. Cardinale

Jan 9, 2024

  Tilly Margareta (Kultau) Cardinale, aged 90, passed away on January 9th, 2024 surrounded by loved ones at the Decatur House in Sandwich, MA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Joseph Frank Cardinale of Westwood, MA, also Her Mother,  Anna (Leuck) Berndt & Father Ferdinand Kultau, as well as her deceased Sister Martha.

Tilly was born in...

Mary J. Meade

Jan 7, 2024


MEADE, Mary Jo (McLaughlin)

Age 84, of Westwood, MA (formally of Needham, MA) passed away peacefully on January 7, 2024, surrounded by her loving family.  Mary was the beloved wife of Peter J Meade for 60 years; devoted mother of John Meade and his wife Ann of Needham, Peter Meade and his wife Jodi of Stoneham, Kevin Meade and...

G Russell Nykvist

Jan 6, 2024


G. Russell “Rus” Nykvist of Westwood, MA passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 6, 2024, at the age of 81. An incredibly strong and positive man, he bravely dealt with both multiple myeloma and congestive heart failure. Despite these health challenges he lived a rich and full life up until a few days before...

Robert F. Klobucher

Jan 3, 2024


Robert Francis Klobucher, of Dover, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2024.


He was the loving son of Frank and Alice Klobucher of Westwood, MA, beloved husband, for over 71 years, to Betty (DeGanne) Klobucher and the best father to Virginia (Ginny Klobucher) Hussey and her husband Steve Hussey, Robert (Skip) Klobucher, Jr. and his wife Lisa...