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Conley Funeral Home

138 Belmont St
Brockton, MA 02301
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238 Court Street
Brockton, MA 02302
(508) 586-1023
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Greene Reed Services

309 Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 586-0399
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J Frank Conley Funeral Home

138 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301
(508) 586-0742
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647 Main Street
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Sampson Hall Funerals

309 Main Street
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Waitt Funeral Home

850 N Main St
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Robert E. Hayden Jr., 74, police chief with commanding presence - The Boston Globe

Monday, March 27, 2017

Robert E. Hayden Jr., 74, police chief with commanding presence Globe Correspondent Mr. Hayden was a Boston deputy superintendent who later led the forces in Brockton and Lawrence. By J.M. Lawrence 20170302010218-- CommentsPrintBy J.M. Lawrence Globe Correspondent  March 02, 2017Robert E. Hayden Jr., a former Boston Police Department deputy superintendent whose 50 years of work in law enforcement included posts as police chief in Lawrence and Brockton, never stopped being a street cop.An imposing figure who did daily workouts with a punching bag in his basement, ran marathons, and competed in the 2001 reality TV series “Lost” in Bolivia, Mr. Hayden displayed a legendary toughness coupled with deep compassion for underdogs and a devotion to public service, colleagues said.“He was someone I greatly admired. He was wonderful for the city,” said former Boston mayor Raymond L. Flynn. “I remember his professionalism, decency, and compassion, especially during the busing era.”Mr. Hayden, a Dorchester native who also served as undersecretary for state public safety and assistant general manager for safety for the Massachusetts Bay Tr...

Obituaries published June 19 - The Sun Chronicle

Monday, March 27, 2017

Edward G. Flowers, 85MANSFIELD - Edward G. Flowers of Mansfield died on Friday, June 10, 2016 in Columbia, S.C. from complications of pneumonia.He was born in Brockton on April 7, 1931, the son of William C. and Mary L. (Gilbert) Flowers.Ed graduated from Brockton High School, Class of 1948. After graduation, he served with the U.S. Army in Japan from 1954-1956.Ed's uncles, Chester and Ted Gilbert, brought him into the family furniture business, Atherton's, in Attleboro.In 1953, he married his high school sweetheart, Claire Avis Stevenson, and they settled in West Mansfield.Ed and his family spent many idyllic summers together at their cottage in Onset. He continued to sail in Onset Bay into his 70's and was still riding his bike at 84. He traveled all over the U.S. and Canada, including several memorable road trips with his great friends Nick and Phyl Sinnott. Ed especially enjoyed visiting his daughters in South Carolina and Washington State. He hiked in the North Cascades, rafted the Rogue River and climbed to the crater at Mt. St. Helens. He walked the streets of Charleston and Savannah, kayaked in the Santee Canal and vacationed in Hilton Head. In his later years, Ed spent winters in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and is fondly remembered for his unique accent while calling bingo.Ed is survived by his daughters Debra F. Morris (Joe) of Columbia, S.C. and Nancy J. Flowers of Everett, Wash. He was pre-deceased by his wife Claire in 1978, both parents, his brother Richard, and his sister Corinne. A private celebration of Ed's life will take place later in July.Some of Ed's happiest moments were spent on the waters around Onset and Cape Cod. His daughters suggest donations in his memory to the Buzzards Bay Coalition at savebuzzardsbay.org.Legacy.com includes more information and photos of Ed: "I'd rather be sailing."William E. McNamaraPLAINVILLE - William E. McNamara of Plainville, formerly of Norwood, passed away on Wednesday June 15, 2016 at the age of 80. Loving husband of Mary "Mitzi" J. (Smiddy) McNamara.Devoted father of Joan M. McNamara of Foxboro, Lisa M. Cammarano of Foxboro, and Peggy Beller of California. Brother of Joan Violandi of Vermont. He was a special cousin of Kathy Gee. Cherished grandfather of William Cammarano, Caroline Cammarano and Madeleine Cammarano. Son of the late William E. and Norma E. (Girardi) McNamara. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and his devoted companion "Daisy."William was a retired 32-year Boston Police Officer and a U.S. Army Korean War veteran.Visiting hours will be held on Monday, June 20 from 4-8 p.m. at the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 Washington St., Norwood, MA 02062. A funeral home service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, Norwood. Burial will be immediately following the funeral home service at Highland Cemetery in Norwood.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168, or to the Animal Rescue League of Boston, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116.Karen E. Prevett, 72MARION - Karen E. (Grew) Prevett, 72, of Marion, formerly of Mansfield, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Boston Medical Center in Boston. She was the beloved wife of the late John C. Prevett.Born in Norwood on Nov. 18, 1943, she was a loving daughter of the late Joseph and Kay (Horton) Grew.Karen grew up in Norwood and was a graduate of Norwood High School. She had made h...

Funeral services set for former Brockton chief Bob Hayden - Enterprise News

Monday, March 27, 2017

Robert “Bob” E. Hayden Jr., a Hingham resident, died Saturday morning after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. He served as the police chief in Brockton for a year in what were “transformative” times for the Police Department. Cody Shepard The Enterprise @cshepard_ENT BROCKTON – He went back to work two days after falling while running down a mountain, fought cancer, got back up after being hit by a car, jogged beside a president, held prestigious titles and earned the respect of everyone he came into contact with.Robert E. “Bob” Hayden Jr., a Hingham resident, lived a full life and had an exemplary law enforcement career lasting into his 70s. But it was his prostate cancer that claimed his life, at the age of 74, on Saturday morning.People can pay their respects to Hayden from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, at 809 Main St., in Weymouth. A funeral service will be held at the same location at 11 a.m. Thursday. He will be buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Boston.“He was one of the greatest men I ever met in my life,” Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter told The Enterprise. “He was one of a...

Roger F. Sites, 93 - Sippican Week

Monday, February 20, 2017

Roger F. Sites, 93, of Fall River, formerly of Brockton, died after a long illness. He was a resident of the Crawford Nursing Home and formerly lived in the Montello section of Brockton for his entire life.Born Feb. 9, 1924, he was the son of John George Sites and Katherine Daley Sites. He was a graduate of the 1942 class of Brockton High School and served for many years on the reunion committee for his class.A veteran of the United States Army, he proudly served in the European Theater during World War II and was present during D-Day, though he kept his memories of that experience to himself throughout his life. He firmly believed in the adage that the honor of any job came from the doing of the job, not from any praise lavished upon one after the job was done.He attended Boston University and Bentley College and worked at the former Columbia Packing Company in Boston. When it ceased operations, he worked as the bookkeeper/accountant at the Brockton Redevelopment Authority until his retirement in 1984.He was a longtime member of t...

Dothan area church services - Dothan Eagle

Monday, February 06, 2017

For more information, call 334-774-7677 or visit www.reggiedabbsonline.com or www.gthchurch.com.Greater Springfield Missionary Baptist Church in New Brockton will hold a Family and Friends Day service on Feb. 12 at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Superintendent Loearl Flowers of New Philadelphia Church of God in Christ in Elba.Stringer Street AME Church will host its Founders Day celebration on Feb. 12. A memorial breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. with a worship service at 11 a.m. The attire is heritage church wear. The public is invited.The Dixie Echoes Quartet, one of America's favorite Southern gospel quartets, will be in concert on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. at Bay Springs Baptist Church, 1721 S. Bay Springs Road, Dothan. The concert is free, and a love offering will be received. For more information, call the church office at 334-692-3138.The members of Temple Emanu-El will host Neighbor Night on Friday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. Members of the community are invited to attend the Temple’s worship service, and Rabbi Lynne Goldsmith will explain the parts of the service. There will be a reception following the service. Temple Emanu-El is located at 188 N. Park Ave.Aglow International Meeting will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at Po Folks in Enterprise. Guest speaker will be Rose Stephens from Dothan. For more information, call 334-406-9683.Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Headland will present “A Change is Gonna Come,” written by Karen Boyd, on Feb. 18 in honor of Black History Month. Presented by the Performing Arts Ministry, the stage play will begin at 6 p.m. A Wax Museum will be held at 5 p.m. The church is located at 12 Martin Luther King Drive.New Hope Baptist Church in Brundidge will hold its annual Chili Cook-Off and Cake Auction on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in the New Hope Fellowship Hall. The church is at 5711 County Road 114. Proceeds from cake auction go to missionaries in the field, Ryan and Philann Stewart with Forgotten Children Ministries and Chase and Kimmey Barbrey with For Life Ministries. For more information, call Judy at 334-475-6098.Cloverdale United Methodist Church at 102 Rollins Ave. in Dothan will celebrate their 63rd Homecoming on Feb. 19. The special speaker will be the Rev. Mark Lilly. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a covered dish lunch following the morning worship service.Balkum Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 10014 County Road 53, Headland, will hold a 10th Appreciation service for Pastor James E. and Charlo Melton on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Wilbert Dawsey, pastor of Burdeshaw Street Missionary Baptist Church in Dothan. All pastors and their churches are invited. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall.Glory To Him Church, 6193 Andrews Ave., Ozark, will be celebrating its 30th Church Anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 10 a.m. with a special service featuring guest speaker, Dr. Jesse Duplantis. Known throughout the world as the “Apostle of Joy,” Jesse Duplantis has been sharing a memorable mix of strong, biblical preaching and hilarious li...

Gloria Amelia (Catrambone) Gregory, 87 - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Monday, January 16, 2017

SANDWICH - Gloria Amelia (Catrambone) Gregory, 87, of Sandwich, formerly of Abington, died on Tuesday Jan. 3, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Michael T. Gregory for 64 years.Born in Brockton, Mrs. Gregory was a Registered Nurse, graduated from Carney Hospital School of Nursing in Dorchester. She was an RN at the Mildred Alford Nursing Home in Abington, a Nursing Supervisor at the Del Manor Nursing Home in Rockland, then Director of Nurses at South Shore Nursing in Rockland. She was a Supervisor of Nurses at St Joseph's Manor in Brockton until her retirement.Gloria was a member of the Sons of Italy in Rockland. Gloria enjoyed cooking for her large family and gardening. They have resided in Sandwich for the past 30 years. In addition to her husband, Gloria is survived by her daughter, Anne-Marie Frazer and her husband William of Mattapoisett, son Michael J. Gregory and his wife Sue Ellen of Quincy, daughter Karen Bulger and her husband Patrick of Missouri, son Francis Gregory and his wife Terry of Greenfield and her brother, John Catrambone, of Norwell. Gloria was sister to the late Tina Donahue of Brockton and brother, Sal Catrambone, of Dennis. Gloria was a loving...

Brockton Man Loses Battle With Heroin Addiction on Christmas Day - Patch.com

Monday, January 02, 2017

BROCKTON, MA — A Brockton man who lost his battle with addiction on Christmas was remembered this week. Michael F. Sprague Jr., 27, of Brockton, died on Christmas morning from a heroin overdose, following a long hard battle with addiction, according to his obituary. Sprague was a 2007 graduate of Brockton High School and a member of Teamsters Union Local #25. An avid sports and New England Patriots fan, his obituary said he enjoyed playing football and Brockton Youth Hockey. He was also a dedicated MMA and boxing trainer. He also loved reading, working out and spending time with his friends. He leaves behind his parents Michael F. Sprague Sr. of Brockton and Lisa Marie (Casarano) Sprague of Whitman; siblings Rachel and Jake Sprague of Whitman; grandparents Mary “Dolly” Sprague of Brockton and the late Kenneth P. Sprague Sr., and Rosemarie Reppucci of Bridgewater and the late Nicholas M. Casarano; Calling hours were held Thursday at Waitt Funeral Home in Brockton and the funeral mass wa...

Lois 'Jean' Dockrey, 82 - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Monday, December 26, 2016

EAST SANDWICH - Lois "Jean" Dockrey, 82, of East Sandwich, loving wife of Thomas Dockrey, passed away peacefully in Boston after 62 years of marriage.A 1952 graduate of Brockton High School. Where she was very involved with the class reunion committee. Jean worked as a secretary for many years at Knapp Shoe in Brockton. She was involved in church activities and the baby center in Hyannis.Jean is survived by her devoted husband Tom. She is also survived by her three children; Sherri Dockrey of Hull, Nancy Sinkiewicz of Hull and Thomas Dockrey Jr. and his wife Carol of Bridgewater.Cherished Mema of 8 grandchildren; Corrie, Kyle, Benjamin, Lydia, Margaret, Tommy, Genevieve and Emily.She will be dearly missed by all of her nieces and nephews and many close friendsA visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, December 22, from 10:00am-1:00pm in the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home located at 154 Route 6A in Sandwich. A Funeral Service will follow at 1:00pm in the Funeral Home.For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonbourne.comNickerson-Bourne F.H.508-759-3511...

For Brockton veteran of Iraq, real enemy was addiction, heroin - Enterprise News

Monday, December 05, 2016

He survived two tours during the war in Iraq serving in the U.S. Army, but what proved to be the more perilous battle for this Brockton man took place back at home. Tommy Hayes, who grew up in Brockton and Easton, died on Monday in Philadelphia. He was 32.Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_MarcBROCKTON – He survived two tours during the war in Iraq serving in the U.S. Army, but what proved to be the more perilous battle for this Brockton man took place back at home."Sometimes I think he was too proud to ask for help," said his former Army bunkmate, Andrew Komonchak. "That’s the worst thing. ... The real war was here, when you have that war inside your mind."Tommy Hayes, who grew up in Brockton and Easton, died on Monday in Philadelphia. He was 32.Relatives and friends, who described Hayes as a loyal, trustworthy and caring man who served his country honorably, said that he was addicted to heroin and suffered a fatal overdose. They said that Hayes started with painkilling pills and then became hooked on opioids, including prescribed medication and heroin, after he returned from a brutal war in Ir...

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Robert E. Hayden Jr., 74, police chief with commanding presence - The Boston Globe

Monday, March 27, 2017

Robert E. Hayden Jr., 74, police chief with commanding presence Globe Correspondent Mr. Hayden was a Boston deputy superintendent who later led the forces in Brockton and Lawrence. By J.M. Lawrence 20170302010218-- CommentsPrintBy J.M. Lawrence Globe Correspondent  March 02, 2017Robert E. Hayden Jr., a former Boston Police Department deputy superintendent whose 50 years of work in law enforcement included posts as police chief in Lawrence and Brockton, never stopped being a street cop.An imposing figure who did daily workouts with a punching bag in his basement, ran marathons, and competed in the 2001 reality TV series “Lost” in Bolivia, Mr. Hayden displayed a legendary toughness coupled with deep compassion for underdogs and a devotion to public service, colleagues said.“He was someone I greatly admired. He was wonderful for the city,” said former Boston mayor Raymond L. Flynn. “I remember his professionalism, decency, and compassion, especially during the busing era.”Mr. Hayden, a Dorchester native who also served as undersecretary for state public safety and assistant general manager for safety for the Massachusetts Bay Tr...

Obituaries published June 19 - The Sun Chronicle

Monday, March 27, 2017

Edward G. Flowers, 85MANSFIELD - Edward G. Flowers of Mansfield died on Friday, June 10, 2016 in Columbia, S.C. from complications of pneumonia.He was born in Brockton on April 7, 1931, the son of William C. and Mary L. (Gilbert) Flowers.Ed graduated from Brockton High School, Class of 1948. After graduation, he served with the U.S. Army in Japan from 1954-1956.Ed's uncles, Chester and Ted Gilbert, brought him into the family furniture business, Atherton's, in Attleboro.In 1953, he married his high school sweetheart, Claire Avis Stevenson, and they settled in West Mansfield.Ed and his family spent many idyllic summers together at their cottage in Onset. He continued to sail in Onset Bay into his 70's and was still riding his bike at 84. He traveled all over the U.S. and Canada, including several memorable road trips with his great friends Nick and Phyl Sinnott. Ed especially enjoyed visiting his daughters in South Carolina and Washington State. He hiked in the North Cascades, rafted the Rogue River and climbed to the crater at Mt. St. Helens. He walked the streets of Charleston and Savannah, kayaked in the Santee Canal and vacationed in Hilton Head. In his later years, Ed spent winters in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and is fondly remembered for his unique accent while calling bingo.Ed is survived by his daughters Debra F. Morris (Joe) of Columbia, S.C. and Nancy J. Flowers of Everett, Wash. He was pre-deceased by his wife Claire in 1978, both parents, his brother Richard, and his sister Corinne. A private celebration of Ed's life will take place later in July.Some of Ed's happiest moments were spent on the waters around Onset and Cape Cod. His daughters suggest donations in his memory to the Buzzards Bay Coalition at savebuzzardsbay.org.Legacy.com includes more information and photos of Ed: "I'd rather be sailing."William E. McNamaraPLAINVILLE - William E. McNamara of Plainville, formerly of Norwood, passed away on Wednesday June 15, 2016 at the age of 80. Loving husband of Mary "Mitzi" J. (Smiddy) McNamara.Devoted father of Joan M. McNamara of Foxboro, Lisa M. Cammarano of Foxboro, and Peggy Beller of California. Brother of Joan Violandi of Vermont. He was a special cousin of Kathy Gee. Cherished grandfather of William Cammarano, Caroline Cammarano and Madeleine Cammarano. Son of the late William E. and Norma E. (Girardi) McNamara. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and his devoted companion "Daisy."William was a retired 32-year Boston Police Officer and a U.S. Army Korean War veteran.Visiting hours will be held on Monday, June 20 from 4-8 p.m. at the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 Washington St., Norwood, MA 02062. A funeral home service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, Norwood. Burial will be immediately following the funeral home service at Highland Cemetery in Norwood.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168, or to the Animal Rescue League of Boston, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116.Karen E. Prevett, 72MARION - Karen E. (Grew) Prevett, 72, of Marion, formerly of Mansfield, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Boston Medical Center in Boston. She was the beloved wife of the late John C. Prevett.Born in Norwood on Nov. 18, 1943, she was a loving daughter of the late Joseph and Kay (Horton) Grew.Karen grew up in Norwood and was a graduate of Norwood High School. She had made h...

Funeral services set for former Brockton chief Bob Hayden - Enterprise News

Monday, March 27, 2017

Robert “Bob” E. Hayden Jr., a Hingham resident, died Saturday morning after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. He served as the police chief in Brockton for a year in what were “transformative” times for the Police Department. Cody Shepard The Enterprise @cshepard_ENT BROCKTON – He went back to work two days after falling while running down a mountain, fought cancer, got back up after being hit by a car, jogged beside a president, held prestigious titles and earned the respect of everyone he came into contact with.Robert E. “Bob” Hayden Jr., a Hingham resident, lived a full life and had an exemplary law enforcement career lasting into his 70s. But it was his prostate cancer that claimed his life, at the age of 74, on Saturday morning.People can pay their respects to Hayden from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, at 809 Main St., in Weymouth. A funeral service will be held at the same location at 11 a.m. Thursday. He will be buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Boston.“He was one of the greatest men I ever met in my life,” Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter told The Enterprise. “He was one of a...

Roger F. Sites, 93 - Sippican Week

Monday, February 20, 2017

Roger F. Sites, 93, of Fall River, formerly of Brockton, died after a long illness. He was a resident of the Crawford Nursing Home and formerly lived in the Montello section of Brockton for his entire life.Born Feb. 9, 1924, he was the son of John George Sites and Katherine Daley Sites. He was a graduate of the 1942 class of Brockton High School and served for many years on the reunion committee for his class.A veteran of the United States Army, he proudly served in the European Theater during World War II and was present during D-Day, though he kept his memories of that experience to himself throughout his life. He firmly believed in the adage that the honor of any job came from the doing of the job, not from any praise lavished upon one after the job was done.He attended Boston University and Bentley College and worked at the former Columbia Packing Company in Boston. When it ceased operations, he worked as the bookkeeper/accountant at the Brockton Redevelopment Authority until his retirement in 1984.He was a longtime member of t...

Dothan area church services - Dothan Eagle

Monday, February 06, 2017

For more information, call 334-774-7677 or visit www.reggiedabbsonline.com or www.gthchurch.com.Greater Springfield Missionary Baptist Church in New Brockton will hold a Family and Friends Day service on Feb. 12 at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Superintendent Loearl Flowers of New Philadelphia Church of God in Christ in Elba.Stringer Street AME Church will host its Founders Day celebration on Feb. 12. A memorial breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. with a worship service at 11 a.m. The attire is heritage church wear. The public is invited.The Dixie Echoes Quartet, one of America's favorite Southern gospel quartets, will be in concert on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. at Bay Springs Baptist Church, 1721 S. Bay Springs Road, Dothan. The concert is free, and a love offering will be received. For more information, call the church office at 334-692-3138.The members of Temple Emanu-El will host Neighbor Night on Friday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. Members of the community are invited to attend the Temple’s worship service, and Rabbi Lynne Goldsmith will explain the parts of the service. There will be a reception following the service. Temple Emanu-El is located at 188 N. Park Ave.Aglow International Meeting will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at Po Folks in Enterprise. Guest speaker will be Rose Stephens from Dothan. For more information, call 334-406-9683.Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Headland will present “A Change is Gonna Come,” written by Karen Boyd, on Feb. 18 in honor of Black History Month. Presented by the Performing Arts Ministry, the stage play will begin at 6 p.m. A Wax Museum will be held at 5 p.m. The church is located at 12 Martin Luther King Drive.New Hope Baptist Church in Brundidge will hold its annual Chili Cook-Off and Cake Auction on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in the New Hope Fellowship Hall. The church is at 5711 County Road 114. Proceeds from cake auction go to missionaries in the field, Ryan and Philann Stewart with Forgotten Children Ministries and Chase and Kimmey Barbrey with For Life Ministries. For more information, call Judy at 334-475-6098.Cloverdale United Methodist Church at 102 Rollins Ave. in Dothan will celebrate their 63rd Homecoming on Feb. 19. The special speaker will be the Rev. Mark Lilly. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a covered dish lunch following the morning worship service.Balkum Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 10014 County Road 53, Headland, will hold a 10th Appreciation service for Pastor James E. and Charlo Melton on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Wilbert Dawsey, pastor of Burdeshaw Street Missionary Baptist Church in Dothan. All pastors and their churches are invited. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall.Glory To Him Church, 6193 Andrews Ave., Ozark, will be celebrating its 30th Church Anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 10 a.m. with a special service featuring guest speaker, Dr. Jesse Duplantis. Known throughout the world as the “Apostle of Joy,” Jesse Duplantis has been sharing a memorable mix of strong, biblical preaching and hilarious li...

Gloria Amelia (Catrambone) Gregory, 87 - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Monday, January 16, 2017

SANDWICH - Gloria Amelia (Catrambone) Gregory, 87, of Sandwich, formerly of Abington, died on Tuesday Jan. 3, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Michael T. Gregory for 64 years.Born in Brockton, Mrs. Gregory was a Registered Nurse, graduated from Carney Hospital School of Nursing in Dorchester. She was an RN at the Mildred Alford Nursing Home in Abington, a Nursing Supervisor at the Del Manor Nursing Home in Rockland, then Director of Nurses at South Shore Nursing in Rockland. She was a Supervisor of Nurses at St Joseph's Manor in Brockton until her retirement.Gloria was a member of the Sons of Italy in Rockland. Gloria enjoyed cooking for her large family and gardening. They have resided in Sandwich for the past 30 years. In addition to her husband, Gloria is survived by her daughter, Anne-Marie Frazer and her husband William of Mattapoisett, son Michael J. Gregory and his wife Sue Ellen of Quincy, daughter Karen Bulger and her husband Patrick of Missouri, son Francis Gregory and his wife Terry of Greenfield and her brother, John Catrambone, of Norwell. Gloria was sister to the late Tina Donahue of Brockton and brother, Sal Catrambone, of Dennis. Gloria was a loving...

Brockton Man Loses Battle With Heroin Addiction on Christmas Day - Patch.com

Monday, January 02, 2017

BROCKTON, MA — A Brockton man who lost his battle with addiction on Christmas was remembered this week. Michael F. Sprague Jr., 27, of Brockton, died on Christmas morning from a heroin overdose, following a long hard battle with addiction, according to his obituary. Sprague was a 2007 graduate of Brockton High School and a member of Teamsters Union Local #25. An avid sports and New England Patriots fan, his obituary said he enjoyed playing football and Brockton Youth Hockey. He was also a dedicated MMA and boxing trainer. He also loved reading, working out and spending time with his friends. He leaves behind his parents Michael F. Sprague Sr. of Brockton and Lisa Marie (Casarano) Sprague of Whitman; siblings Rachel and Jake Sprague of Whitman; grandparents Mary “Dolly” Sprague of Brockton and the late Kenneth P. Sprague Sr., and Rosemarie Reppucci of Bridgewater and the late Nicholas M. Casarano; Calling hours were held Thursday at Waitt Funeral Home in Brockton and the funeral mass wa...

Lois 'Jean' Dockrey, 82 - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Monday, December 26, 2016

EAST SANDWICH - Lois "Jean" Dockrey, 82, of East Sandwich, loving wife of Thomas Dockrey, passed away peacefully in Boston after 62 years of marriage.A 1952 graduate of Brockton High School. Where she was very involved with the class reunion committee. Jean worked as a secretary for many years at Knapp Shoe in Brockton. She was involved in church activities and the baby center in Hyannis.Jean is survived by her devoted husband Tom. She is also survived by her three children; Sherri Dockrey of Hull, Nancy Sinkiewicz of Hull and Thomas Dockrey Jr. and his wife Carol of Bridgewater.Cherished Mema of 8 grandchildren; Corrie, Kyle, Benjamin, Lydia, Margaret, Tommy, Genevieve and Emily.She will be dearly missed by all of her nieces and nephews and many close friendsA visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, December 22, from 10:00am-1:00pm in the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home located at 154 Route 6A in Sandwich. A Funeral Service will follow at 1:00pm in the Funeral Home.For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonbourne.comNickerson-Bourne F.H.508-759-3511...

For Brockton veteran of Iraq, real enemy was addiction, heroin - Enterprise News

Monday, December 05, 2016

He survived two tours during the war in Iraq serving in the U.S. Army, but what proved to be the more perilous battle for this Brockton man took place back at home. Tommy Hayes, who grew up in Brockton and Easton, died on Monday in Philadelphia. He was 32.Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_MarcBROCKTON – He survived two tours during the war in Iraq serving in the U.S. Army, but what proved to be the more perilous battle for this Brockton man took place back at home."Sometimes I think he was too proud to ask for help," said his former Army bunkmate, Andrew Komonchak. "That’s the worst thing. ... The real war was here, when you have that war inside your mind."Tommy Hayes, who grew up in Brockton and Easton, died on Monday in Philadelphia. He was 32.Relatives and friends, who described Hayes as a loyal, trustworthy and caring man who served his country honorably, said that he was addicted to heroin and suffered a fatal overdose. They said that Hayes started with painkilling pills and then became hooked on opioids, including prescribed medication and heroin, after he returned from a brutal war in Ir...