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Obituary: Frederick Louis Bennett

BENNETT, Frederick Louis Of Hingham, died July 14, 2014. Beloved husband of Jane (McInnis) Bennett of Hingham. Loving father of Frederick "Rick" Colby Bennett and his wife Ellen of Plymouth, Bonnie B. Bennett of Braintree and Tracey P. Bennett and Mike Straz of Maine. Brother of Clarence "Rusty" Bennett of Maine. Cherished grandfather of Taylor and Sarah Bennett both of Plymouth. Fred was also survived by many nieces and nephews.Frederick was born in Kingfield, Maine and grew up in Quincy. He lived in Hingham for the past 8 years. He was an Engineer for New England Telephone for 34 years before retiring in 1990. Fred was a huge fan of old movies and TV shows. He enjoyed watching tennis and ...
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Obituary: Jon S. Davis

Davis, Jon S. Age 70, of Hingham died July 14 of glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. Adored husband of 46 years of Jane Carmen Davis, formerly of Newton, exemplary father of Hadley Davis Rierson and Carrie Davis Lebovich of Los Angeles, and a cornerstone of both his extended family and the Massachusetts real estate legal community. Born in Ottawa Hills, Ohio, he was a graduate of the University of Michigan and president of its class of 1965. He earned a law degree from the George Washington National Law Center and while there was a staff member of President Lyndon B. Johnson's Kerner Commission. In 1968, he and Jane joined the Peace Corps moving to Quito, Ecuador. He later founded ...
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Obituary: Joseph A. Ribaudo

RIBAUDO, Joseph A. 80, of Hingham passed away July 5, 2014, after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Patricia (Higgins) Ribaudo for 57 years. Devoted father to John Ribaudo and his spouse David Alexander of CA, William Ribaudo and his wife Svetlana of Wellesley, Joseph M. Ribaudo and his wife Monique of Needham and Michael Ribaudo and his wife Gina of N. Andover. Proud Papa of 9 grandchildren. Son of the late Isidoro and Josephine(Basci) Ribaudo. Brother of the late Lucia Ribaudo Smith. Also survived by two nephews and one niece. Born in New London, CT, Joe graduated with a BS in Accounting from UCONN in 1956 and joined the U.S. Air Force as a ...
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Obituary: David John Fenton

FENTON, David John Jr. 55, of Hingham MA, passed away on Tuesday July 8, 2014, peacefully near his home in Chatham MA, after a brief illness. David is survived by his wife of 23 years, Cheryl Skane Fenton and their beloved daughter, Julianna Rose. Dave is the son of David J. Fenton, Sr. and Mary (Ilg) Fenton of Lowell and So. Orleans MA. Dave's immediate family includes his brother, Peter, and wife Liz of Cary, NC, and two sisters, Betsy Fenton Hargreaves of Dover and Julie Fenton Gerard and husband Larry of Andover along with seven nieces and nephews: William, Thomas and Peter Fenton, Sarah and John Hargreaves, and Jack and Mary Gerard. Born in Lowell, Dave graduated from Lawrence ...
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Obituary: Marilyn Hope Astrachan

ASTRACHAN, Marilyn Hope(Poockatch) On July 7, 2014, of Hingham. Beloved wife of the late Robert Astrachan. Cherished aunt of Stephanie, Norma, Ronald, Lisa, Joan, Amy, Sandra, Leonard and Wendy. Marilyn is also survived by many grand & great nieces and nephews. Graveside Service at Sharon Memorial Park, 42 Dedham St., Sharon, on Friday, July 11, at 11:45am. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. Schlossberg-Solomon Chapel"Family Owned"www.SchlossbergChapel.com(781) 828-6990
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Obituary: David Bell Ingram

INGRAM, David Bell Age 93 of Hingham, formerly of Foxboro and Mansfield, died July 2, 2014. He was the beloved husband of 68 years of Elizabeth (Penrose) Ingram; loving father of David Penrose Ingram (Natick) and his wife, Ann, Elizabeth Falconer Ingram (Akron, Ohio), and Stephen Mark Ingram (Cohasset) and his wife, Linda. He was the cherished grandfather of Emily MacDonald, Caitlin MacDonald Grospitch and her husband, Gregory, Katherine MacDonald, and Ryan Ingram and her fianc?, Christopher D'Ambrosio. A 1942 graduate of Harvard College, he served in the US Army and US Army Reserves achieving the rank of Major. He was an early CFA charter holder, an investment counselor with David L. Babson & Co. Inc. and active in many ...
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Obituary: Stephen G. Ricketts

RICKETTS, Stephen G. Of Hingham, died July 1, 2014. Stephen was the former owner of Colonial Collision in Weymouth. When he wasn't working, he enjoyed the outdoors and snowmobiling in Maine and being in the woods with his dogs. He was hard working, generous, and loved his family. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Cherished son of Lois (Meyer) and the late John Ricketts Sr. of Hingham. Beloved husband of Jo (Straughn) Ricketts of Hingham. Devoted father to Breanne, Colleen, and Daniel Ricketts and Marcus Bretto. Loving brother to John Ricketts of Weymouth, Paul Ricketts of Braintree, Susan Tyler of Pembroke, Brian Ricketts of Halifax, Elizabeth Driscoll of Pembroke, Kevin Ricketts of E. Bridgewater, and Christopher ...
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