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Obituary: Linda S. Murphy

MURPHY, Linda S. (Lamb) Of Scituate passed away on July 27, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. The beloved wife of Michael Murphy and loving sister of Henry Lamb, Jr. She is survived by her children: Michelle and Shaun Kelly, Jr. and Sean and Wendy Murphy. Devoted "Nana" to Garrett and Millie Murphy and Mackenzie Kelly. A true and caring friend to many. A valued employee of Hingham Institution for Savings. Her happiest times were spent with her family and friends. A celebration of her life will be held at the family home on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to: Scituate Etrusco Associates, Inc., PO ...
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Heroin Deaths on the Rise Across Massachusetts

With towns like Scituate seeing overdoses on the rise, many fear the consequences of increased drug use across all incomes and regions in the state, The Boston Globe reports.
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Obituary: Robert V. Davenport

DAVENPORT, Robert V. Age 71, of Scituate, formerly of Cohasset, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2014. Beloved husband for 48 years of Barbara T. (Sestito). Devoted father of Robert V. "Rob" Davenport and wife M.J. of Northfield, MN; and Dr. James M. "Jamie" Davenport, Au.D. and wife Gerianne of New London, CT. Loving grandfather and beloved "Bumpa" of Elena and Katie Davenport of Northfield, MN. Brother of John Davenport of Hingham, Dottie Hiltz of Hingham, and Betty Magner of Pembroke. Mr. Davenport is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Robert was a recipient of the Forrest E. King Award given for his outstanding and dedicated service to the town of Cohasset. Mr. Davenport was so heavily involved in ...
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Obituary: Eileen F. Perrotta

PERROTTA, Eileen F. (McCauley) Of Scituate, July 19. Devoted mother of Lisa Perrotta of Walpole. Sister of Rita McCauley of Braintree and Marguerite McCauley of Norwell. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Hills Church, Thurs., July 24 at 10 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Weds. 5- 8 pm. Interment New Calvary Cemetery, Boston. If desired contributions in Eileen's memory may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association of MA, 480 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA 02472.
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Obituary: William Eugene Hogan

HOGAN, William Eugene 75 years of age, of Scituate, passed away July 14, 2014. Born, raised and educated in Cambridge, he was a graduate of Cambridge Latin and Boston University. William retired after 40 years of service, as a district manager of pharmaceuticals with the Wyeth-Pfizer Company. He moved to Scituate in 1974. William enjoyed gardening, boating, fishing, golfing, reading, operating his ham radio, as well as being a mentor to everyone. He is survived by his beloved wife Audrey (Mullally) Hogan. Devoted brother of Mary Van der Hayden of South Carolina, Patricia Laughlin of Hopkinton, John Hogan of South Carolina, Kenneth Hogan of Northbridge and the late Paul Hogan. Also survived by many nieces, nephew, grandnieces and grandnephews. Funeral ...
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Obituary: John F. Duffey

DUFFEY, John F. Jr. Age 93, of Scituate, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2014 with family at his side. Beloved husband of the late Mary Carmel (Manning) Duffey. Devoted father of Joseph Duffey and wife Cathy of Scituate; Michael Duffey and wife Debbie of Louisville, KY; Thomas Duffey of Scituate; Moira Carpenter of West Hartford, CT; and Brendan Duffey of Scituate. Loving grandfather of 12 adoring grandchildren. Brother of Edward Duffey of Scituate, Katie Hunt of Maine, and the late Billy, Jimmy, Danny, Bobby and Harold Duffey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Duffey, a lifelong Scituate resident, was born at the foot of Third Cliff and spent his early years caddying at the Scituate Country Club ...
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Scituate Man Giving (Probably Delicious) 18-Pound Lobster a Free Ride

An enormous lobster that's been sitting in the tanks at a Scituate fish market is about to head back to the open ocean because the market's owner apparently forgot that his oversized red crustacean is basically a giant buttery sandwich in a shell.
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