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Obituary: Steven E. Magiera

Magiera, Steven E. Of Billerica, July 5, Steven E. Magiera. Loving husband of Pearl (Lambert) Magiera. Father of Steven J. Magiera and his wife Ariann Langsam of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Kelley Clancy of Chelmsford and Diane Magiera of Philadelphia, PA. Brother of Phyllis Stempien of MI and the late Eugene Magiera, Irene Seidel and Casimira Harchick. Also survived by 6 grandchildren. Funeral Thursday from the Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home, 66 Concord Rd., BILLERICA at 8 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Theresa Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. Interment will be held in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. Mr. Magiera served in the Army during ...
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Obituary: Robert A. "scooby" Durost

Durost, Robert A. "Bob" "Scooby" Age 66, of Billerica, formerly of Wilmington passed away on June 28, 2014. Bob was the beloved husband of Roberta E. Ferrari, devoted father of Christopher Durost & his wife Erica of Fulton, NY and Heather Robitaille & her husband Kevin of Nashua, NH, loving "Grampa Scooby" of Blake, Zachary, Garrett, Bobby, Chase Durost and Abigail Robitaille, cherished son of Kathleen D. "Kay" Durost of Billerica and the late Alton L. Durost, dear brother of William Durost & his wife Lucille of Tewksbury, Alton Durost, II & his wife Helen of Lyndeborough, NH, Carl Durost & his wife Jeanne of Wilmington and Kathleen Roberge & her husband Daniel of Stark, NH, brother-in-law of Gerald Ferrari, ...
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Obituary: Aldo P. Elicone

ELICONE, Aldo P. Age 80 of Exeter, NH formerly of Billerica and Arlington, June 29, 2014. Beloved husband of Karen A. (Ringdahl) Elicone. Son of the late Lucia (DeCaro) and Giuseppe Elicona. Loving father of Raymond A. of San Diego, CA, Karin Harwood of Dobbs Ferry, NY, Christopher P. of Acton, MA and Marisa Politis of Hamilton, MA. Cherished grandfather of Corinne, Gabriella, Alessandra and Eric Elicone, Berit and Lena Harwood, and Lucia Politis. Devoted brother of Lydia Akerley of Arlington and Sylvia Elicona of No. Reading. Also survived by his sister in-law Eleanor Elicone and brother in-law George Akerley. Friends and family will gather to honor and remember Aldo on Wed., July 2, from 5-8 pm in the Concord ...
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Obituary: Frederick J. Doherty

DOHERTY, Frederick J. Age 84, of Billerica, formerly of Tewksbury and Somerville, WW II Army Vet., passed away June 26. Beloved husband of the late Norma A. (Buckler). Son of the late Philip J. and Frances (Neagle). Father of Cheryl A. Doherty of Bradford, Joanne Cole and her fiance Douglas Lamport of Tewksbury, Frederick J. Doherty, Jr. and his wife Carolyn of Hampton, VA, Mary E. Hintze and her husband James of Berkeley Heights, NJ, James M. Doherty and his wife Laura of Wendell, NC, Catherine Flodin and her husband Michael Rizzari of Wilmington, and John P. Doherty and his wife Jeannie of Billerica. Brother of Bette McCarthy of Lexington, Carol Granfield of Stoneham and the late Philip Doherty, Louise ...
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Obituary: Joseph M. Sheehan

SHEEHAN, Joseph M. Of Micco, FL, formerly of Billerica, June 26, 2014, age 87. Beloved husband of the late Eileen Sheehan. Devoted father of Joseph and his wife, Ann, of Easton, MD, Gary and his wife, Sheila, of Londonderry, NH, Michael of Adams, MA, David and his wife, Sharon, of Laconia, NH, and Patricia Roberts and her husband, Ronald, of Cumberland, RI. Also survived by 11 loving grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd. (Rt. 3A), BILLERICA, Monday, June 30, at 8:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Marys Church, Billerica at 9:00 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours, Sunday, 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made ...
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Obituary: Elaine Hart

HART, Elaine (Evans) Of Billerica, June 17, 2014, age 69. Beloved wife of John P. Hart to whom she was married 46 years. Devoted mother of David Hart and his wife, Karen, of Litchfield, NH, Dennis Hart and his wife, Jennifer, of Methuen, MA. and Stephanie Cacioppo and her husband, Douglas of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. Sister of Joyce Dunlap of Uxbridge, MA, Cheryl Evans of Woodstock, GA, Gwendolyn McGhee of Allenstown, NH, and the late George Evans of York, ME. She is also survived by 6 loving grandchildren and 8 nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. in the Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. Relatives and friends invited. The family wishes to ...
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