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Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors

As a nationwide blood shortage looms, The American Red Cross is pleaing for donations. Find out where you can donate in Boston.
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Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors

As a nationwide blood shortage looms, The American Red Cross is pleaing for donations. Find out where you can donate in Boston.
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Obituary: Dorothy J. Bruno

Bruno, Dorothy J. Of Watertown July 20, 2014. Beloved daughter of the late Leonard & Effie (Anderson) Bruno. Dear sister of the late Richard & his surviving wife Drotha & the late Robert Bruno. Loving aunt of Douglas Bruno & his wife Patty, Dennis Bruno & his wife Polly, Dean Bruno & his wife Tina, Dorothy Kerwin & her husband Peter, Denise Fletcher & her husband Mark, Daniel Bruno & his wife Carol, Donna Bruno, Kyle Bruno & his wife Cindy, Mary Mlott & her husband Matt, Janice Griffin & her husband Tim and the late Drotha Bruno. Dear friend of Sima Atefee & her fiance Jim Fife of Watertown. Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at ...
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Obituary: Ryan James Eaton

Eaton, Ryan James Of Watertown, suddenly, 18 years old. Beloved son of Timothy J. & Patricia A. (Darland) of Watertown. Loving brother of Josh H. of Quincy & Katie A. of Watertown. Dear grandson of Mary Darland and great uncles Daniel & Robert Quinton, all of Watertown. Also survived by 7 aunts & 2 uncles and many cousins. Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St. on Rt. 20, WATERTOWN on Thursday at 9:30 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 o'clock in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 P.M. Class of 2014, Minuteman Technical High School, Lexington, MA and ...
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Resiliency Forum for those impacted by the Boston Marathon Bombing

Please click on the invitation below for details and information regarding the upcoming Resiliency Forum at the Watertown Police Department. This event is to provide assistance for survivors, their families, first responders, and others who were impacted by the Boston Marathon Bombing and the events that followed. Resiliency Forum Invitation The post Resiliency Forum for those impacted by the Boston Marathon Bombing appeared first on Watertown Police Department.
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Obituary: Bradford E. Connor

Connor, Bradford E. Of Watertown July 5, 2014. Brad was born in Bridgeport, CT. on Jan 9, 1939. Brad was a graduate of St Georges School in Middletown, R.I. He entered the Navy on July 23, 1959 during the Vietnam Era serving 2 years with an honorable discharge. Brad worked for many years as a repair technician for Hunts Photo and Video. Taking pictures was a passion of his throughout his life. He was an active member of the Payson Park Church community, frequently attending services and events at the church. Brad leaves behind many friends in the Belmont & Watertown area. A private burial will take place in the Massachusetts National Veterans Cemetery, Bourne. A memorial service is being ...
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Obituary: Ekaterine Kakia Razis

RAZIS, Ekaterine Kakia (Mylonas) Of Watertown, Mass., passed away on July 16, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Efthimios Razis. Devoted mother of Taslene Gatzunis and her husband Thomas, Dennis Razis and his wife Valerie and Denise Perez and her husband Fernando. Loving grandmother of George, Michael, Matthew and Thomas Gatzunis, Michael and Constantine Razis and Katerina and Natalia Perez. Sister of Anna Lappos and her husband Panayioti, Konstantina Kefalinou, Olga Avouri, Gerasimos Mylonas and his wife Dorothea and the late Chryssi Pavlopoulou. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends here and in Greece. Funeral from the Faggas Funeral Home, 551 Mt. Auburn St.,Watertown, MA on Saturday, July 19th at 8:30 followed by Services in St. Demetrios Greek ...
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Obituary: Ernestine M. Keefe

Keefe, Ernestine M. 'Ernie' (Richard) Of Watertown, July 17, 2014. Mother of David F. Keefe, III and his wife, Lilian, of Newton, Kristen Ferreira and her husband, James, of Belmont and Craig Keefe of Watertown. Grandmother of Elise, Owen, Nolan, Andrew, Claire, Lucas and Luana. Former wife of retired Watertown Police Officer David F. Keefe, Jr. Sister of Roger Richard and his wife, Yvette, of Harwich, Claire Milligan of Wareham, Adrian Richard and his wife, Odette, of Waltham, Norman Richard and his wife, Patricia, of Tewksbury and Claude Richard and his wife, Caroline, of Billerica and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor and remember Ernie's life by gathering for calling hours in The ...
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Obituary: Albert Sarkissian

SARKISSIAN, Albert Passed away in Norwood on July 15, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Lena (Aganoor) Sarkissian. Devoted father of Susan Bagdasarian and her husband Ray of CT, Sofia Gough and her husband Marvin of CO and Leo Sarkissian and his wife Mary Beth of Walpole. Loving grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Seda Hacobian and brother-in-law of Roslyn Aganoor. Albert believed strongly in education and advanced himself both through technical education for his career and attained his degree at the age of 58. Albert was committed to his Armenian heritage and culture, board member at St. Illuminator in NY, and active in several Armenian organizations. A visitation period will be held in ...
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Obituary: Christopher Love

Love, Christopher Age 49, of Watertown, formerly of Newton, July 14, 2014. Beloved husband of Rosanna (Veneziale) Love. Loving father of Lily Rose & Emma Lynne Love. Son of the late William & Gwendolyn Love & son in law of Raffaela & the late Guido Veneziale. Brother of William Love, Jr. & Marie Love. Funeral from the Nardone Funeral Home, 373 Main St., WATERTOWN on Friday at 8 am followed by an 9 am funeral mass in Our Lady Help of Christian's Parish, Newton. Burial in Mount Auburn Cemetery. Visiting hours Thursday 4 to 8 PM. Nardone Funeral Home (617) 924 - 1113 www.NardoneFuneralHome.com
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Obituary: Artin Nerssessian

NERSSESSIAN, Artin Of Watertown on July 6, 2014. Devoted father of Artin Nersseesian Jr. and his wife Kathy of Walpole and Shawn Nerssessian and his wife Silvia of Watertown. Loving grandfather of Emma, Ara, Anthony and Adrianna Nerssessian. Services at the Giragosian Funeral Home, 576 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt.16), Watertown on Thursday, July 10 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to, One Company Fund - Chestnut Park Cleveland Circle, 50 Sutherland Rd. Brighton, MA 02135. For directions, guest book & to light a candle in his memory, visitgiragosianfuneralhome.com Giragosian Funeral Home(617) 924-0606
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Obituary: Gregory Macdonald

MacDONALD, Gregory Of Watertown, June 30, 2014. Son of the Late Dan & Margaret (MacEachern) MacDonald. Dear brother of Alexander MacDonald, Gertrude Hawley, Genevieve Kendzoria, the Late Mary Catherine MacNeil, Annie, Regis, & Donald A. MacDonald. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Longtime employee of Haartz Mason in Watertown. Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St. on Rt. 20, WATERTOWN on Thursday at 8:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 o'clock in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-7 pm. MacDonald-Rockwell-MacDonaldwww.macdonaldrockwell.com
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Obituary: Rose Kirakosian

KIRAKOSIAN, Rose Age 94, of Watertown, June 30, 2014. She was the wife of the late Babken Kirakosian of Watertown. Rose was a graduate of Watertown High School. She worked for 20 years at Western Electric Company in Watertown, MA. Rose's greatest pleasure was spending time with her family, baking and reading. She is survived by her children, Terri DiCamillo and her life partner Keith Borden of North Billerica, Mary Cirignano and her husband Anthony of Wakefield, as well as her five grandchildren,Janet Stucchi, Thomas DiCamillo, Amy Miller, Andria Cirignano and Cynthia O'Donnell. She is also survived by one sibling, Harry Kachagian and his wife Mabel of Waltham, seven great grandchildren , and nieces and nephews. She was the sister ...
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Independence Day 2014 Observance

The Administration Building will close at 2 PM on Thursday, July 3rd and will be closed on Friday, July 4th
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Obituary: Kerry L. Murphy

Murphy, Kerry L. (Warner) Of Watertown, June 24, 2014. Beloved wife of Francis X. Murphy. Loving mother of Kimberly Ann Murphy of Watertown. Sister of Judith McGrath and Kathy Boyle of Watertown, Paul Warner and Mark Warner of Waltham and the late Peter Warner. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass and Interment Private. Contributions in Kerry's memory to the American Stroke Assoc., 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231 would be appreciated. www.stanton funeralhome.com
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Why, yes, those were Marine helicopters flitting about the area

Our helicopter go-to guy, Alert New England alerts us that the low-flying green helicopters that lots of people started seeing shortly before 6 p.m. are in advance of President Obama's visit to Worcester on Wednesday to give a commencement speech and do some fundraising. Why, exactly, they were flying real low down Arsenal Street in Watertown towards Boston is probably classified or something.
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