‘Obituaries‘

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Carl Accardo

Carl Anthony Accardo, 85, of Winchester, Mass., died of natural causes March 22, 2014 at his home. He was born April 20, 1928, in Torrington, Conn., the first son of Gaetano and Maria Accardo. After graduating from Torrington High School in 1945, he studied physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., graduating […]

Persis “Mitch” Martin

Persis C. “Mitch” (Hicks) Martin of Londonderry, 87, a nurse, musician, composer, dancer, and poet, died Feb. 26, 2014 in Nashua, following a brief illness. The youngest of four children born to Thomas M. B. and Mildred (Todd) Hicks, Mrs. Martin was born in Brownsville, Texas, on July 5, 1926, but spent much of her childhood in Kingston, Penn. She […]

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John “Jack” Callahan Sr.

John “Jack” Callahan Sr., 88, of Derry died Jan. 18, 2014 at Pleasant Valley Nursing Center in Derry. He was born in Newton, Mass., on June 22, 1925, a son of the late Vincent and Margaret Callahan. He had been a resident of Derry since 2005, formerly living in Somerville, Mass. He served with the […]

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Vanessa Jill Craig Wray

Vanessa Jill Craig Wray, born January 6, 1983, went home to be with the Lord on her 31st birthday. Her homegoing was the result of injuries sustained as a pedestrian when struck by a vehicle 12/13/13 in Aventura, FL. At time of death, she was lovingly surrounded by parents Diane L. (Bryson) Cappelli and Robert […]

Sean Myron

Sean Michael Myron, 39, of Londonderry formerly of South Boston, Mass., died Jan. 10, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Jodi (Neff) Myron; his children, Alanna Catherine, Bridget Addison and Thomas Gavin; his parents, Robert and Janet (Ryan) Myron of South Boston, Mass.; his brother, Dan Myron and his wife, Lynn, of […]

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Elsie MacDonald

Elsie (Alicia) Madeline (deJesus) MacDonald, 82, of Londonderry, formerly of Charlestown, Mass., died Jan. 5, 2014 at home after a brief illness. Born in Virginia on July 9, 1931, daughter of Domingo and Ernestine (Von Kahle) deJesus, she was a graduate of Charlestown High School and in 2002 received an Associate’s degree in theology from Notre Dame College. She was employed as an […]

Carmela “Mickey” Conway

Carmela “Mickey” Conway, 81, of Derry, died Feb. 25, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born March 7, 1931 in South Medford, Mass., the daughter of Joseph and Rosa (Fareri) Micale. She was raised and educated in Medford, Mass., and was a graduate of Medford High School. She was a resident of Somerville, Mass., […]

Doris Birchander

Doris K. Birchander, 91, of Derry, formerly of Saugus, Mass., died Feb. 22, 2013 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, surrounded by her family after a lengthy illness. Born Dec. 14, 1921 in Forties Settlement, Nova Scotia, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Frank W. and Bertha (Hiltz) Gates. She moved to Peabody, […]