David Bray Porter

December 13, 1926 - July 18, 2019

Dave Bray Porter known as "the man who brought Bluebirds back to Concord" passed away peacefully at home on July 18, 2019 at the age of 92. Born to Arthur and Madeleine and later step mother Adelaide. Dave is pre-deceased by his wife Phyllis "Sandy" of 55 years. Raised in Salem MA and summered in Alton Bay NH, he loved the outdoors. An Eagle Scout, Dave enjoyed exploring, tinkering with hobbies, and building model airplanes. He attended...



Donald Otis Hawes

July 30, 1929 - July 17, 2019

Donald Otis Hawes, 89, of Waterville Valley, New Hampshire formerly of Lincoln, Massachusetts, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on July 17, 2019. He was the loving husband of the late Lillian Blanche Hawes. Don was born in Arlington, Massachusetts on July 30,1929 the son of Otis Lawrence Hawes and Anna McKay Hawes. Don graduated from the of the University of Maine, Orono in 1951 where he received a BS in Civil Engineering. Don...



Gilbert Wozney

December 11, 1926 - July 7, 2019

Gilbert P. Wozney, 92, a GE engineer and senior executive, and a long-time resident of Concord, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully in Concord on July 7, 2019 of natural causes. He was born on a small farm without electricity near Mason City, Nebraska. He attended public schools there until he and his family moved to Denver, Colorado. After graduating from South High School in Denver he entered the University of Colorado (CU). His...



Shanghao Liu

January 3, 1963 - July 4, 2019

Shanghao Liu, PhD age 56 and resident of Lexington passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Care One at Lexington. Born in Wenzhou, China on January 3, 1963 he was the son of Chunlan Wang and the late Youzhao Ye. Shanghao grew up in Zhejiang Province. He came to US to pursue his American Dream. He obtained his Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry from Purdue University in 1995. He then moved to Professor Hamilton's lab at Yale University...



Russell Milligan

January 21, 1943 - June 30, 2019

Russell Milligan age 76 of Stow passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Marcotti) Milligan of Stow. Born in Newton, Massachusetts on January 21, 1943 he was the son of the late Harold and Genevieve (Fraser) Milligan. Russ was raised and educated in Waltham, MA graduating from St Charles high school. He later attended and graduated from Bon Barber School. Russ...



Mary Leigh Morse Houston

August 21, 1929 - June 24, 2019

Mary Leigh Houston of Concord passed away peacefully at her home on June 24, 2019 at the age of 89. Mary Leigh was born in Cambridge, MA on Aug. 21, 1929 to parents Edward W. Morse and Dorothy (Emerson) Morse. Mary Leigh was the youngest of four siblings and grew up in Concord, MA. She attended Concord Academy from the age of 9. After graduation from the Academy in '47, she went on to Smith College where she graduated in '51 with a BS in...



Barbara Howe Tucker

August 14, 1933 - June 19, 2019

Barbara Howe Tucker age 85 and a longtime resident of Lincoln passed away on June 19, 2019 at her residence. She was the wife of Theodore "Ted" W. Tucker. Born in Spuyten Duyvil, New York on August 14, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Arthur A. and Gertrude (Herrick) Howe. Services were private.



Dorothy Ann Cannistraro

November 17, 1934 - June 11, 2019

Dorothy Ann (Moore) Cannistraro died on Tuesday, June 11th, peacefully in her sleep at St. Patrick's Manor where she had resided for six years. Dottie lived with deep faithfulness, good humor, and a commitment to sharing kindness with others. Born in Framingham in 1934 and raised in Millis, Dottie enjoyed the company of a large extended family, including her parents Harold and Dorothy Moore and younger brother Louis Moore. Her strong will and...



Jean L. Getchell-Forbes

November 11, 1939 - June 9, 2019

Jean L. Getchell-Forbes age 79 and long time Concord resident passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at her residence. She was the beloved wife of 27 years to Maynard C. Forbes of Concord. Jean L. Getchell was born in Portland, Maine on November 11, 1939 a daughter to the late Robert Lee and Ruth Alice (Reinertsen) Getchell. Jean attended the Waynflete School in Portland, Maine, then later graduated from Cornell University and...



John Wesley Nestor, Jr.

March 25, 1936 - June 4, 2019

John ("Jack") Wesley Nestor Jr, 83, passed away in Concord, Massachusetts on June 2, 2019. Jack was born on March 25, 1936 in Wilmington, Delaware to the late John W. Nestor Sr. and Marian Chaney Nestor. He attended the Wilmington Friends School and went on to obtain a degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University in 1959 and a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from MIT in 1964. Jack married Martha Martin in February 1968 and they...



Amedio "Al" Armenti

1924 - 2019

CONCORD, MA. Al Armenti, aka Ahm shortened from Amedio, age 94, lived in Concord, Massachusetts 58 years, and died peacefully on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Massachusetts. He was the husband of Terry (Theresa Saltarelli) Armenti, who died in 1995. They married on June 19, 1949. Al was a lifelong social justice activist. As chairman, co-chair, and member of volunteer organizations and political...



Richard Dick Brooker

June 9, 1927 - May 29, 2019

Richard "Dick" Brooker age 91 and a resident of Concord, Mass., passed away on Wednesday, May 29th, a few days before his 92nd birthday, from a fall that severely damaged his otherwise fully functioning brain and body. Born in Boston on June 9, 1927 he was the son of the late Barnard and Esther (Friedman) Brooker. Dick first attended Cornell University, and then in 1953 graduated in architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology ...



Elizabeth Nye Suter

September 6, 1925 - May 26, 2019

Elizabeth Nye Suter, 93, of Concord died May 26, 2019 with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Philip H. Suter who died in 2003. Family burial service in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord was held privately. Betsy's memorial service wiil be Friday, September 27th at 2:00 pm in Trinity Church. 81 Elm Street, Concord, MA Reception to follow in the Parish Hall at Trinity Church Mrs. Suter's obituary to follow



Bruce Albert Hall

January 18, 1930 - May 25, 2019

Bruce Albert Hall, 89 of Concord, died peacefully at his home on May 28, 2019. He was the loving husband of Cora Lou (Buffum) Hall, the devoted father of Stephen A. of Falmouth, MA, David S. Hall of Grand Rapids, MI and Sandra Wedge of Scottsdale, AZ, Dear brother of Lorna M. Mierke of Cleveland Heights, OH. Cherished Grandfather of Jason Hall of Baltimore, MD and Mallory Hall of Victor, NY, Benjamin and Evan Hall of Grand Rapids, MI and Zoe...



Mary Jean Leslie (Leitch) Lowry

June 25, 1934 - May 21, 2019

Mary Jean Leslie (Leitch) Lowry age 84 of Bedford formerly of Acton passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Carleton Willard Village in Bedford. She was the wife of Edward S. Lowry and the mother of Alexander K. Lowry and the late Edward Christoper Lowry. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Mary on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 10:00 am in the First Parish of Bedford, 75 Great Road, Bedford.



Martha Loomis Grabill

1922 - 2019

Martha Loomis Grabill of Hanover, died at the age of 96 at her home at Wheelock Terrace on January 13, surrounded by family. A longtime resident of Lincoln and Concord MA, she had moved to Hanover in June to be closer to family. Martha was born on October 24, 1922 to Robert C. and Blanche B. Loomis. Her father died in 1938 at which point she and her mother moved to Oberlin, OH at the height of the Depression, so that her mother could work as a...



Howard Edward Quinn

July 26, 1919 - May 7, 2019

Howard Edward Quinn age 99 of Marlborough formerly of Concord and Lexington passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. He was the loving husband of the late Gloria L. (Horn) Quinn who died in 2006. Howard was born in New York City on July 26, 1919 the son of the late Francis Edward Quinn and May Ella Flemming Quinn. Howard led an honorable life of service to others. Born and raised in New York, NY, Howard enlisted in the United States Army...



Granville Curtis Garth

May 4, 1950 - May 5, 2019

Granville Curtis Garth, also known as G-man, formerly of Concord, Mass., died May 5, 2019 with his sister at his side. Granville was the son of William W. Garth, Jr. and Sarah Curtis Garth. He graduated from Riverview Academy in Sandwich, Mass., and received a certificate in electricity from Franklin Institute in Boston. He was placed at the Whistler Company in Littleton, Mass., by Mass Rehab and for many years worked assembling electronic...



Donald Richard Hagner

October 21, 1927 - May 1, 2019

Don Hagner of Arlington MA formerly of Baltimore, MD, died at home on May 1 surrounded by his family. He was 91. Mr. Hagner was born in Baltimore, attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, and graduated from the "A" course in 1945. He served 18 months in the First Infantry Division during the occupation of Germany after WWII. Upon returning, he earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University in 1953. He then...



Robert G. Ayres

September 12, 1945 - April 30, 2019

Robert George Ayres, musician, accomplished athlete, coach, nickname generator and lover of dogs and babies, died suddenly on Tuesday, April 30th. Rob (also known as Robin, Robbo, Fabio, Apple Rob, and Ghee) was a loving husband to Demi, proud father of his children, Ursula (Tom) Ostrom, Eliot, and Meryl (Max Wall) Ayres, and enthusiastic co-conspirator to his grandchildren, Alexandra and Julian. He is fondly remembered by his sister Margo...