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ALVAREZ, Myrtle Agnes
Boston, MA.,
Sunday, November 17, 2002    The Boston Globe
Myrtle Agnes Alvarez - 90
, of Vero Beach, Florida, died November 14, 2002 at Hospice House, Vero Beach, FL. Born January 5, 1912 in Chelsea, MA. she spent her childhood growing up in her beloved Newfoundland, Canada. Married to Frederick W. Alvarez, Sr., for over 60 years, she raised her three children in Melrose, MA. Her love of teaching was fulfilled as founder of the Merry-Go-Round Nursery School. They retired to Florida in 1981. She was a member of the Lakewood Park Methodist Church where she was a volunteer of the Mustard Seed and a member of the Helping Hands.

Survivors include her son, Frederick William Alvarez, Jr. of Gloucester, MA, her daughters, Janice Libby Alvarez of Vero Beach, FL, Diana Maria Alvarez of North Bethesda, MD; her sister, Ethel F. Nolan of Vero Beach, FL, 2 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: VNA Hospice House, 901 37th St, Vero Beach, FL. 32960. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 18, 2002, at 11:00 AM, at Lakewood Park United Methodist Church. Haisley Hobbs Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

AYLWARD, Philip T.
Saturday, January 19, 2002
The Boston Globe
Philip T., Jan. 17, 2002
, formerly of South Boston. Father of Phyllis Aylward/partner Patricia Duffy of Weymouth, Richard Aylward & Donald Aylward/partner Sandra Sheehan. Grandfather of Sarah, Joseph, Jennifer & Kimberly. Burial will be private. Donations can be made to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Weymouth, 83 Sea St., Weymouth, MA 02191. Published in the Boston Globe from 1/18/2002 - 1/19/2002.

BAILEY, Henry H.
Of Medford, November 9th.
Beloved husband of Jeannette (Hachey) Bailey. Father of Doreen Tsolas of Billerica, Linda Swett of Medford, Thomas Bailey of Los Angeles, CA, Cindy Bailey of Medford and Michael Bailey of Melrose. Father-in-law of Gregory Tsolas, Robert Swett and Lorraine Bailey. Grandfather of Jennifer, Laura, Amy, Sara, Emily, Brian and Mark. Great grandfather of Jamal and Kaylin. Brother of Jim Bailey of Newfoundland and the late Margaret Keen, Sally Christian and Robert Bailey. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services from the Breslin Funeral Home, 610 Pleasant St., MALDEN at Medford line on Tuesday Nov. 12th at 9:15 followed by a Funeral Service held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Malden at 10 A.M. Relatives & friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 4-8 P.M. Services will conclude with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford. Donations in his memory may be made to Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Ave., Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880 or St. Paul's Episcopal Church Restoration Fund, 26 Washington St., Malden, MA 02148. Published in the Boston Globe on [Sunday] 11/10/2002.

COFFEN, Dr. David L.
Sunday, December 29, 2002    The Boston Globe
Coffen, Dr. David L. Age 63
, died Dec 18, 2002 after a valiant effort to survive colon cancer. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Charlotte; a daughter, Kirsten; son, Charles, and grandson Alexander as well as three brothers, Robert, Angus, and Bill.

Dr. Coffen was born March 2, 1939 in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Following a year as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland, he joined the faculty of the University of Colorado as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. In 1971, he joined the Research and Development Department at Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, NJ. He retired from Hoffmann-LaRoche in 1995 as Vice President, Molecular Sciences. That same year he joined ArQule, Inc. Medford, MA, as Senior Vice President of Chemistry. In 1998, he joined Discovery Partners International, La Jolla, CA as Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President of Chemistry for ChemRx. Dr. Coffen received numerous academic and professional honors throughout his career, served on many national chemical research advisory boards, and was the author or more than 100 papers, patents, monographs and book chapters. His areas of expertise were synthetic organic and process chemistry and its application to pharmaceutical products. He contributed to the discovery of numerous drugs for the treatment of a wide variety of diseases including HIV, anxiety and panic disorders, arthritis, hepatitis C, anesthesia medications, and the commercial synthesis of numerous vitamins. He was a visiting professor and guest lecturer at numerous universities throughout the United States. David's professional dedication was surpassed only by his commitment to his family and friends. For 24 years he resided in Glen Ridge, NJ where he enthusiastically participated in activities with his family. He will be greatly missed by his family, who dearly loved him, and those whose lives he touched.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan 2, 2003 at the El Camino Memorial Park, Sorrento Valley Chapel, 5600 Carroll Canyon Rd, San Diego. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Dept of Chemistry, University of Toronto. Donations should be designated "in memory of David L. Coffen" and sent to Gary Kaufman, Treasurer, the Associates of the University of Toronto, Inc, 810 Seventh Av, 10th flr, NY, NY 10019. Internment with a Memorial Service will be in the Garden of Memory, Glen Ridge Congregational Church, Glen Ridge, NJ in April. The date is pending Published in the Boston Globe on [Sunday] 12/29/2002.

FLYNN, M. Eleanor
Boston, MA.,
Sunday, November 17, 2002    The Boston Globe
Flynn, M. Eleanor
Of Peabody, Nov. 15, 2002. Beloved wife of Edward J. Flynn. Sr. Daughter of the late Minnie (O'Leary) and Frederick Cahill. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Edward J. and Christine Flynn of Peabody, Richard & Paula Flynn of Londonderry, NH, Frederick Flynn of Danvers and Eleanor Flynn Salvucci and Joseph Salvucci of Tewksbury. Loving Nana of Kathryn Flynn of Peabody, Julie and Stephen of Londonderry, NH, Sarah and Christopher of Danvers and Jennifer of Tewksbury. Beloved sister and Sister-in-law of Gerard and Nora Cahill of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Helen Sullivan of Peterborough, NH, and the late Rev. Frederick Cahill C.S.B., Joan Cahill and Frances Berrigan. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Her Funeral will be held on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. from the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home at the 12 Chestnut St., PEABODY facility followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ann's Church, Lynn St., Peabody at 10:00 A.M. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hours on Monday from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. and Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140. Former LPN at J. B. Thomas Hospital, Peabody. Published in the Boston Globe on [Sunday] 11/17/2002.

Hatfield, Saydie M.
Of Woburn, Aug. 24.
Wife of Wellington "Bob" Hatfield. Mother of Audrey Mosher of Salem, NH; Jack Hatfield of Rye Beach, NH; Bonnie Spear of Kittery Point, ME; Judi Hanley of North Hampton, NH; Ron Hatfield of Haverhill; Terri Gillis of Marstons Mills; Doug Hatfield of Hudson, NH; and the late Robert Hatfield. Sister of Bonnie Shay of Tewksbury; Dolly Tulk of Newfoundland, Canada; and the late Ellis Flynn. Also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. A Funeral Service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd. (cor. of Pleasant St.), WOBURN on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 10:00 AM. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday evening from 4-8 PM. Burial at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody. Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church, 523 Main St., Woburn, MA 01801. Directions & obituary at
Published in the Boston Globe on [Monday] 8/26/2002

Arthur P. Graham Funeral Home
Woburn, Massachusetts
Obituary -
Saydie M. (Flynn) Hatfield
, a lifelong resident of Woburn, passed away at the Melrose/Wakefield Hospital on Saturday, August 24, after a long illness. She was 92 years of age. Born in Carmenville, Newfoundland, Canada; Saydie was the daughter of the late Willis, and the late Mary (Ellsworth) Flynn; and the wife of Wellington "Bob" Hatfield. Mrs. Hatfield was raised in Woburn, and graduated from Woburn High School. For many years, she and her husband ran Hatfield´s Seafood on Main St. in Woburn. Saydie was an active member of the United Methodist Church, and Past President of the Church Womens Club. Most recently she had been residing at the 59 Campbell Street Apartments in Woburn. She was a loving mother, and very devoted to her family.

In addition to her husband, Wellington "Bob" Hatfield, she is survived by three sons, Jack Hatfield of Rye Beach, NH; Ron Hatfield of Haverhill; and Doug Hatfield of Hudson, NH; four daughters, Audrey Mosher of Salem, NH; Bonnie Spear of Kittery Point, ME; Judi Hanley of North Hampton, NH; and Terri Gillis of Marstons Mills; and two sisters, Bonnie Shay of Tewksbury, and Dolly Tulk of Newfoundland, Canada. She is also survived by many grandchildren; many great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. She was predeceased by one son, the late Robert Hatfield; and one brother, the late Ellis Flynn. A Funeral Service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd., Woburn on Thursday, August 29 at 10:00 am. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday Evening from 4-8 pm. Burial will be at the Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody. Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church, 523 Main St., Woburn, MA 01801

Hayes, Gladys
Of Stoneham, formerly of Melrose, May 30
Wife of the late James J. Hayes. Mother of Jane E. Dowd and her husband James of Woburn, Edward Hayes and his wife Sue Anne of Stoneham, Gerald J. Hayes and his wife Diane of Rye, NY, Patricia McCarthy of Winchester and the late James E. Hayes and Denis M. Hayes. Sister of Dulcie May Saunders of New Brunswick, CN and Frederick Guest and his wife Jane of St. John's, Newfoundland, CN. Grandmother of Michael Dowd, Christopher, David, Erin, Thomas and Cara Hayes, Justin and Danielle McCarthy and the late John Dowd. Funeral from the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., MELROSE Monday, June 3 at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 9 AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Sun. only 2-5 PM. Gifts in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's School Sponsor a Student Fund, 9 Pomeworth St., Stoneham, MA 02180.
Published in the Boston Globe from 5/31/2002 - 6/2/2002.

HAYES, Marie
Sunday, December 29, 2002   The Boston Globe

Passed peacefully on December 26, 2002. Born in Harbour Main, Newfoundland. Beloved wife of the late William F. Hayes. Loving mother of Ann Marie and her husband Joseph Adams of Weymouth, Frances Millins of Osterville, William J. Hayes of Pembroke and Joan and her husband David Hickey of Quincy. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visiting hours in the John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER Sunday 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Mass in St. Mark's Church Dorchester, Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in memory of Marie to St. Joseph's Nursing Care Center, 321 Centre St., Dorchester, MA 02122. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. Published in the Boston Globe from 12/28/2002 - [Sunday] 12/29/2002.

KAVANAUGH, Elizabeth
Published in the Boston Globe from 11/6/2002 - [Thursday] 11/7/2002
Kavanaugh, Elizabeth Age 90
, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester and East Boston, November 5, 2002. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland. Beloved wife of the late Patrick Kavanaugh. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Howard and Joan of Quincy, Robert and Claire of Duxbury, Kenneth and Mary of East Falmouth, Paul and his late wife Claudia of Dorchester, Edward and Kathi of Andover, Douglas of North Attleboro, Patricia Melvin, Elaine and Michael Lang and Marie and Frederick Bolwell, all of Braintree, Carol of Quincy, Stephen and Mary of Norfolk, Kevin and Susan of Norwell and John and Patricia of Medfield. She is also survived by 39 grandchildren, the late Paul James Melvin, 24 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, including Phyllis and her husband William of Foxboro and Frances Roy of East Boston. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Agatha Church, Milton, Saturday November 9 at 9:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., MILTON, Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Expressions of sympathy in Mrs. Kavanaugh's memory may be made to St. Agatha Church, Handicapped Elevator Project, 432 Adams St., Milton, 02186. For information or directions,

Lundberg, Doris J.
Tuesday, May 14, 2002
The Boston Globe
Lundberg, Doris J.
, 77, formerly of Lexington May 13, 2002. At Covenant Village in Plantation, FL. Wife of the late Eugene D. Lundberg. Mother of Carol Lindman of Bella Vista, AK, Barbara Lundberg of Poland and Nanc O'Donnell of Bridgeton, NJ. Daughter of the late Charles Mercer and Fannie Ellen (French). Sister of Charles Mercer of Lexington, Vera Hodder of St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, Eva Taylor of Lexington and Florence Evans of Billerica. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. A Funeral Service will be held Thur. May 16 at Trinity Covenant Church, Lexington at 10 am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visitation at the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Rd., LEXINGTON Wed. 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Covenant Church, 7 Clematis Rd., Lexington, MA 02421. Interment Westview Cemetery Lexington. Mrs. Lundberg was a homemaker and an active member and Deaconess at Trinity Covenant Church in Lexington.
Published in the Boston Globe on 5/14/2002.

McKenney-Wood, Florence B.
Thursday, February 7, 2002
The Boston Globe

At 88 years, in Hamilton, formerly of Lynn, Feb. 6th. Wife of the late Leo J. McKenney & Clark Wood. Devoted mother of James L. McKenney & his wife Ann T. of Rowley, Leo J. McKenney & his wife Frederica of Milford, NH & Paul R. McKenney & his wife LuAnn of Amesbury, MA. Dear sister of Mrs. Christine Kelley of Milford, NH, Mrs. Jennie Fiske of St. Johns, Newfoundland, CN, Mrs. Mary Codamo of West Peabody & the late Leo, James, Margaret, Alice, Kay, Ella & Vera Monck. Cherished grandmother of Atty. James A. McKenney of NYC, NY, Shannon & Devin McKenney both of Amesbury, Mrs. Cathy Henry, Mrs. Sharon Barton & Ryan McKenney all of NH. Also lovingly survived by 3 great grandchildren & many nieces & nephews. Beloved sister in law of Mrs. Jean Monck of Lynnfield. Family & friends are invited to attend the Funeral from the Grondin Funeral Home, 376 Cabot St., BEVERLY, on Saturday at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Church of St. Paul, Hamilton, at 11 a.m. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Hospice of the North Shore, 10 Elm St., Danvers, MA 01923. Interment in South Hamilton Cemetery. Published in the Boston Globe on 2/7/2002.

Moore, Harris
Of Malden,
July 29, 2002, Age 86
Beloved husband for 56 years of Mary Ann (Efford) Moore. Devoted father of David R. of Milford, Linda M. Pilkington and her husband Gerard of Malden, Robert H. of Malden and Thomas W. and his wife Lorna of NH. Dear brother of Cassie Clarke of St. Johns, Newfoundland and the late Chesley, Walter, William, Selby, Reginald, Clarence and Harriet Canning. Also lovingly survived by 9 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter Amanda. Funeral Services will be conducted in the William R. Carafa & Son Home For Funerals, 389 Washington Ave., CHELSEA, on Thursday August 1 at 10 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting Hours at the Funeral Home on Wednesday only 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Late member of the Galilean Lodge A.F. & A.M. and the Carpenters Union Local #40. In lieu of flowers donations in Harris' memory may be made to the Glendale United Methodist Church, 151 Glendale St., Everett, MA 02149
Published in the Boston Globe from 7/30/2002 - Wednesday, 7/31/2002.

Moore, Ralph M.
Monday, July 8, 2002
The Boston Globe
Of Stoneham, formerly of Medford, July 5, 2002
The beloved husband of Mary A. (Kinsella) Moore. Loving father of Robert A. Moore and his wife Paula of Manchester, NH, James E. of Boston, Thomas R. and his wife Janice of Norwood, Stephen M. and his wife Melissa of Ipswich, Joanne Fortunato and her husband John of Mendon, Elizabeth J. Trakimas and her husband Richard of Stoneham, Maureen J. Travis and her husband David of Wilmington and Janice E. Donovan and her husband Lawrence of Tewksbury. Brother of Chesley and Robert Moore and Florence Moores all of Newfoundland and Mabel Matuska of San Antonio, TX and the late Millicent Hollett, Alexander Moore and Violet Clarke. Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Ralph is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his Funeral Service on Tuesday, July 9th at 10 a.m. in the Gaffey Funeral Home, 43 High Street, MEDFORD SQUARE. Visiting hours will be on Monday 4-8 PM. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For family guestbook & funeral home directions, please visit
Published in the Boston Globe from 7/7/2002 - 7/8/2002

Powers, Sarah M.
In Duxbury formerly of Everett, July 7, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Stephen J. Powers. Loving mother of John M. Powers and his wife Claudette of Duxbury, Jean Ann Bourque of ME., Carol M. Neimi and her husband Walter of Lunenburg and the late Stephen J. Powers Jr. Mother in law of Angele Powers of Maine. Sister of Marion Perham of N.H., Theresa Hanlon, Margaret English and Richard Power all of Newfoundland, Canada. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the J.E. Henderson Funeral Home 517 Broadway EVERETT on Thursday July 11th at 9:00 A.M. A Funeral Mass will be held in the Immaculate Conception Church Broadway EVERETT at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday from 4-8 P.M. Remembrances may be made in Mrs. Powers memory to the Marshfield Fire Fighter's Community Fund c/o Chief Kevin Robinson 67 South River Rd. Marshfield, MA. 02050. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery Everett. Visit for memorial. J. E. Henderson Funeral Home 517 Broadway Everett, MA (617) 389-0015
Published in the Boston Globe from 7/9/2002 - 7/10/2002.

Rumbolt, Stella B.
Of Billerica, formerly of Everett,
July 28
Wife of the late Henry L. Rumbolt. Mother of Steven Rumbolt of Wareham, Lori Haneffant and Mary Sweeney of Billerica and the late David A. Rumbolt. Sister of Martin Snow of Toronto, Gerald Snow of Newfoundland, Madeline Newell of Ontario and Anita Kosorwich of Montreal. Grandmother of Kristen and Steven Rumbolt, Kathryn Haneffant and Matthew Sweeney. Funeral Thursday from the Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home, 66 Concord Rd., BILLERICA at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Theresa's Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Perkins School for the Blind, 175 N. Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Published in the Boston Globe from 7/30/2002 - Wednesday, 7/31/2002.

Boston, MA.,
Sunday, November 24, 2002    The Boston Globe
Stanford, Maizie J.
Of Melrose, formerly of Somerville,
Nov. 22nd
Wife of the late Edrick Wilson Stanford. Mother of Frank Stanford of Melrose and the late Wycliffe Stanford. Mother-in-law of Linda Stanford of Melrose, Vittoria Stanford of Walpole and the late Janice Stanford. Sister of Pearl Cuff and Beatrix Peddle both of Newfoundland and the late Frank Anthony and Alec Anthony. Grandmother of Lori Paquin and her husband Scott of Braintree, Sharon McKenna and her husband Chad of S. Attleboro, Tara and Keir Stanford both of Melrose. Great grandmother of Chad, Corey, Kara, Christopher and Cameron. A Funeral Service will be held at the 1st Baptist Church, 561 Main St, MELROSE on Tues., Nov. 26th at 12 Noon. Relatives and friends invited. There are no visiting hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the 1st Baptist Church, 561 Main St., Melrose 02176 or Hallmark Health Hospice, 100 Hospital Rd, Malden, MA 02148. Arrangements by Gately Funeral Home, Melrose. For obit, directions & guest book Published in the Boston Globe on [Sunday] 11/24/2002.

Weatherbee, Emily May
In Wilmington, July 23, 2002
Wife of the late Basil L. Weatherbee. Dear mother of Louise Smith of Sarasota, FL, Dorothy Irwin and her husband William of Wilmington, Beatrice Randell and her husband Vernon of Hampstead, NH, Donald Weatherbee and his wife Marilyn of Moultonboro, NH, and Robert Weatherbee and his wife Mary of Moultonboro, NH, and the late William Weatherbee. Beloved grandmother of 25 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Sister of the late Dorothy Clarke, Beatrice Clarke, Alfred, Augustus and Herbert Clarke of Nfld, Canada. Funeral (Memorial) Service on Monday, July 29, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 173 Church St., Wilmington, (Rt. 62). Relatives and friends invited. Contributions in her memory may be made to the First Baptist Church, Wilmington.
Published in the Boston Globe from [Sat.,] 7/27/2002 - [Sunday,] 7/28/2002.



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