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Obituary: David A. Karpowich

Karpowich, David A., Of Medford, July 31. Beloved husband of Linda A., (Silipigni) Karpowich. Father of Keith A. Karpowich and fiancee Kimberly Mitchell of Woburn and Lisa Karpowich of Medford. Grandfather of Grace and Brooke. Brother of Steve and wife Judy, Tim and wife Judy and the late Pete Karpowich. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in The DeVito-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 1145 Mass Avenue, ARLINGTON, Saturday morning 8:00 to 9:30 with a funeral mass to commence at 10:00 in St. Raphael Church, Medford. Interment to follow Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in David's memory to: The Kidney Foundation 85 Astor Ave., #2, Norwood, MA 02062. For directions or to send a condolence visit,devitofuneralhomes.com
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Obituary: Donald R. Mccauley

MCCAULEY, Donald R. Of Medford July 31. Beloved husband of Lorraine B. (Lucariello) McCauley. Loving father of the late Paul McCauley of Dracut, Don McCauley and his wife Katie of Tewksbury, David McCauley of San Francisco, Peter McCauley of Marblehead and Laura Eldridge and her husband Bruce of NH. Son of the late Edward and Bertha McCauley. Adored grandfather of Deanne, Cathy, David, Craig, and Kevin. Donald is also survived by 5 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends may visit the funeral home Tuesday, August 5th from 10am-1:30pm. Funeral service will be held in the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St and Rte. 28) NORTH READING, at Reading line immediately following visiting hours. Interment will be private. ...
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Obituary: Robert J. Munafo

MUNAFO, Robert J. Of Boca Raton, FL formerly of Medford July 22. Beloved husband of Jeanette. Dear brother of Rosemary and Linda. Loving uncle of Jeff and Lyndsey. Loving great uncle of Jack, Nicolas, Arianna and Anthony. Brother in law of Salvatore Nardi. Also survived by his faithful companion , his dog, Laddie. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD Saturday August 2, at 9:30 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 441 Fellsway West, Medford at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may visit with the family on Saturday from 8:30-9:30 AM. Interment will be private. Late U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam ...
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Benefit for MHS Student Injured Abroad August 22

A benefit is planned to help a Medford resident who was recently injured while on a senior trip abroad. The "Eric Almighty Benefit" on Friday, August 22 will help cover the medical expenses of Eric Ferrazzani, a 2014 Medford High School graduate. The event is taking place from 7-11PM at the Medford Elks, located at [...]
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Tufts, MIT Team Up to Create Programming App for Kids

ScratchJr: Coding for Kindergarten With New App, Young Children Learn Important Skills as They Program Stories and Games With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) learn important literacy skills as they program their own interactive stories and games. Photo: Amanda Strawhacker and Dylan Portelance/Tufts University. Can children learn to code at the same age they're learning [...]
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Medford Families to Perform in OPENAIR Circus this Weekend

Many Medford families are among the students and teachers as the OPENAIR Circus holds its 29th annual performances under the big top at Conway Field this weekend. Come watch as students of all ages from 3 to adults and teachers showcase their skills in A Haunted Circus! Conway Field is at 560 Somerville Ave, Somerville, [...]
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Mayor Meets With Counterpart from City in Cameroon

Mayor Michael McGlynn recently met with Mayor Anthony Mvo Dighambong from the City of Wum, Cameroon. He is pictured above with Mayor McGlynn and his cousin, Jay Ebua, a Medford resident. The three discussed the differences and similarities of Medford and Wum. Dighambong was visiting Medford for an international conference. - Information and photo from [...]
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Obituary: Donna M. Galusi

GALUSI, Donna M. (Sollitto) Of Medford, July 27. Beloved wife of Carl Galusi. Devoted mother of David Galusi of Medford, Matthew Galusi and his wife Suzanne of Melrose. Loving grandmother of Olivia & Sophia. Sister of Leonard Sollitto of Boston. Also survived by many loving cousins. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD Friday at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 118 High St., Medford, at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 4 - 8 PM. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. As an expression of sympathy memorial contributions may be sent in Donna's name to Bread Of Life, ...
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Obituary: Rosemarie A. Blackler

Blackler, Rosemarie A. (Volpe) Of Medford, July 26, 2014. Beloved wife of Harold J. Blackler. Loving mother of Thomas and his wife Dana, Michael and his wife Roberta, William and his wife Kim, and the late Darrin Blackler. Cherished grandmother of Thomas H. Blackler. Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway, (Powder House Sq.), SOMERVILLE, Wednesday morning at 8am, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Clement Church, Somerville, at 9am. Relatives and friends invited. Calling hours Tuesday 5-8pm. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.
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Obituary: Frank V. Miscioscia

MISCIOSCIA, Frank V. Of Medford, formerly of the West End of Boston, July 25. Beloved husband of Phyllis (Salamone). Devoted father of Maria D'Alelio and her husband Mario of Stoneham, Frank Miscioscia and his wife Terri of Medford, James Miscioscia and his wife Jeannine of Lynnfield, Susan Amato and her husband Michael of Medford, Gina Colarusso and her husband Joe of Lynnfield. Also survived by 17 loving grandchildren and 8 loving great grandchildren. Brother of the late Nancy, Nick, Mike, Domenic, Rose, Gracie and Joe. Loving brother in law and uncle to the Salamone Family. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD Wednesday at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Clement Church, ...
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Obituary: Madeline L. Cullen

Cullen, Madeline L. (Heath) Of Medford, July 24th. Beloved wife of the late Paul J. Cullen. Mother of Sheila L. Witkus and her husband Frank of Medford, Diane Cullen-Moore and her husband Bob of Cumberland, ME, Joseph P. Cullen and his wife Liz of Brownsburg, IA and Paula Marie Barnhart and her husband Kevin of Smithfield, RI. Sister of the late Hazel Clark and Eleanor D'Elia. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Relatives & friends are invited to attend her funeral from the Breslin Funeral Home, 610 Pleasant St., MALDEN on Tuesday July 29th at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant St., Malden at 10 ...
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Obituary: Helen Eileen johns Carroll

CARROLL, Helen Eileen Johns Widow of Eugene Joseph Carroll, Jr., died July 23, 2014 at Tuomey Hospital in Sumter, SC. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 25, 1914, Helen was the daughter of Alice Mildred Nash Johns and Edward Joseph Johns. While at Medford High School, Helen began to compete as a freestyle swimmer, and she became a national and New England swimming champion and record holder. In 1932, Helen won a place on the United States Olympic team as a member of the United States Women's Swimming and Diving Squad. As one of the four fastest swimmers, Helen was selected for the United States Women's Freestyle Relay Team, which competed against teams from Canada, Holland, Japan and Great Britain. ...
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