Donna Dussault, 66, of Rockport, MA, passed away on Thursday, December 29, after a brave fight with cancer.

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Donna Dussault, 66, of Rockport, MA, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2022, after a brave fight with cancer.  She was born in Newton, Massachusetts to Winifred June and Raymond Dussault and grew up in Wellesley and Weston, Massachusetts.  After graduating from Boston University, she completed advanced degrees in Art from Harvard University. 

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June (Cameron) Nickless, 92, of Manchester-By-The-Sea, passed peacefully on Monday, January 23rd at home in the arms of her loving husband of 70 years, George Nickless.

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We are heartbroken to share the news that our husband, dad, Bubba, and friend, Walt Wriggins, passed away on January 4 after a brief illness.  His passing was gentle and peaceful as he was in the arms of his wife, Susan, and surrounded by his children. 

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Dr. William J. (Bill) Otto, Jr., 87, of Manchester-by-the-Sea and Exeter NH, passed away on January 14 with his daughters by his side.  Born in Brookline, MA on January 11, 1936, he was the only child of Gertrude and William J. Otto, Sr. of St. Augustine, FL.  

Robert H. MacDonald, 83, of Peabody (formally of Manchester-by-the-Sea), husband of the late Ruth B. (Handran) MacDonald, passed away at the Benchmark Assisted Living in Hanover, MA on January 22, leaving behind longtime companion Pat Van Lier.

Penrose Elizabeth Wright, 93, of Lexington, passed away on January 5 after a brief bout with pneumonia.  She was born in Aiken, SC.  Her youth was split between South Carolina and Queens, NY yet she always thought of herself as a New Yorker and attended NYU.

Alec W.F. McDiarmid, 43 of Manchester-by-the-Sea passed away Wednesday January 12 at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington after a brief illness.  Son of Jacqueline (Cool) and the late William McDiarmid, Alec was raised in Manchester and attended Manchester High School.

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Dorothy N. (Niland) Enos, 93, died on January 9.  She was the wife of the late Paul R. Enos.  She was born in Medford, MA to the late William and Edna (Devanna) Niland.

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Penrose Elizabeth Wright, 93, of Lexington who was a longtime summer resident of Manchester, passed away on January 5 after a brief bout with pneumonia.  She was born in Aiken, SC.  Her youth was split between South Carolina and Queens, NY yet she always thought of herself as a New Yorker and attended NYU.

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Stephen J. Colbert, 65, of Manchester, Massachusetts, died on January 8, 2023.  He leaves behind his wife Bethany (Brigham) Colbert, daughter Stephanie (Colbert) Neupert and her husband Erich and their daughter Valerie, and sons Michael N. Colbert and James E. Colbert, all of Manchester.

Jules G. Johnson "Geoff," 80, passed away on December 25, 2022, after a long struggle with dementia.  Geoff was born in New York City to Robert E. and Irene A. (Thompson) Johnson. 

Dennis B. Gannett, 72, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, January 3, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

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Jules G. Johnson "Geoff," 80, passed away on December 25, 2022, after a long struggle with dementia.  Geoff was born in New York City to Robert E. and Irene A. (Thompson) Johnson.

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Dennis B. Gannett, 72, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, January 3, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

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Nancy Livingston Hopkins, 89, died peacefully in her sleep on Thursday night, December 29, 2022, in Manchester-by-the-Sea.

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Christine Stewart Corley (Parsons) of Manchester-By-The-Sea died peacefully on November 10th, 2022.  Born on April 19, 1943 to Mary and Philip Parsons Sr., she was the youngest of three, adored by her older brothers Edward and Philip, and a gaggle of uncles, aunts, and cousins.  

Jeff Snow (“Snowy” to his friends) Passed away in his beloved home in Wolfeboro New Hampshire surrounded by his loving family. 

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William Albert Park, aged 84 years, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, born in Nashua, New Hampshire, March 28, 1938, to the late Gladys Berkeley Park and the late Andrew Park, passed on December 8, 2022, in Sarasota, Florida, after a brief illness.

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Phyllis J. (Lammie) Snow Young passed away October 16 in Naples, Florida at the age of 77.   Phyllis was the daughter of the late Louis Snow and Phyllis Snow of Manchester-by-the-Sea.

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Mary Elizabeth Crane Kirby’s long life on this earth ended Tuesday, December 6, at Pilgrim Rehabilitation Center in Peabody, MA.  She was 96. Daughter of Stephen and Mary Emma (Mercer) Crane, Mary grew up in Manchester-by-the-Sea, the second to youngest of a large, loving family. 

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Alice (Mouse) R. Connolly, 94, died peacefully on December 9.  Mouse graduated from Agnes Irwin School in 1945 and was a member of the Vassar College class of 1949. Born in Philadelphia on April 2, 1928, she was the daughter of George B. and Mary H.H. Roberts. 

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Richard J. Kilpatrick, Jr., 80, of Manchester-by-the-Sea passed away peacefully at Beverly Hospital on December 14.  Survived by his wife of 45 years Jacqueline Booth Kilpatrick, son Scott Richard Kilpatrick (Lindsay) of Topsfield, daughter Kara Aardal (Christopher) of Cranston, Rhode Island, and five (soon to be six) grandchildren.  Also his two brothers, Robert Gavin Kilpatrick (Rosemary) of Oldsmar, Florida and Manchester, and Kevin John Kilpatrick (Mary Sue) of Ipswich, and many beloved cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Mary Carolyn (Lane) Palinski, 81, of Beverly, MA, passed away on December 12 at The Herrick House in Beverly, MA. Mary was born in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA on December 4, 1941, the daughter of the late Russell (Fred) and the late Marguerite (Peg) Lane. She was married to the late William (Bill) V. Palinski for 53 years until he passed away in 2019.

Thomas William Edmonds passed away peacefully on November 29, a day after his 67th birthday.  Tom was surrounded by family at his sister’s house in Essex, where he had been in hospice care since early November.

Charlotte Pattison Mann, age 64, passed away on November 26 after a brave 10-month fight against pancreatic cancer. She was surrounded by friends and family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

Judith Ann Bidwell passed away peacefully at Seacoast Nursing and Rehab Center in Gloucester, Massachusetts on November 30, 2022.  She was born to Edmund W. and Alice C. Cotter (Collins) January 8, 1947, in Rockville Center, Long Island NY.  Judy was married to Ted Bidwell for 53 years.  She leaves Ted, her son Jason C. Bidwell, his wife Tara Leigh Testa and the love of her life, granddaughter Winnifred Blue Bidwell.  

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Thomas William Edmonds passed away peacefully on November 29th, a day after his 67th birthday.  Tom was surrounded by family at his sister’s house in Essex, where he had been in hospice care since early November.

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Mrs. Barbara Bohnwagner, 92, died Friday, December 2, at Erlanger East Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Born and raised in Essex, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Louisa (Russell) Wood.  She was the sister of the late Harold Wood Jr., Dorothy (Wood) Smith, and Marjorie (Wood) Bradbury.

William E. Scott, 71, of Manchester, passed away Friday, November 25 at his home.  Born in Gloucester and raised in Manchester, he was the son of the late Edward and Marian (Sullivan) Scott.  Bill was the husband of Sally (George) Scott with whom he shared 40 years of marriage. 

Jane Walsh Burton, 93, died October 22, with her family at her side at her home at the Yacht & Country Club of Stuart Florida. 

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William Barnett, 82, beloved husband of Marjorie (Buck), died at home in Westford on November 11.  He was born in Beverly, the son of William Barnett, Sr. and Claire (Bobroff) on July 15, 1940.  He lived his early life in Manchester by the Sea.

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William “Bill” Canty, age 97, passed away peacefully on November 19th surrounded by family.  Bill was born in Boston to John and Isabel (Jones) Canty on February 23rd, 1925.  He grew up in Dorchester, MA, and graduated from Boston English High School.  During World War II he served in the US Navy for two years as a Radio Technician at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C.  He received his BS and MS in Physics from Boston College. 

Ted F Stirgwolt died Saturday in Northshore Medical Center.  He lived in Marblehead with his wife Frances and became a centenarian in July.

Richard was born in Beverly Hospital to Howard W. and Janet (Bullock) Towle.  He was the eldest of their three sons, raised in Manchester-by-the-Sea.  Dick was active in the community as a call firefighter and police photographer and served in the Army. 

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Was born in Beverly Hospital to Howard W. and Janet (Bullock) Towle.  He was the eldest of their three sons, raised in Manchester-by-the-Sea.  Dick was active in the community as a call firefighter and police photographer and served in the Army.  

Diana Beebe Richardson passed peacefully on October 25, at the Care Dimensions Kaplan House in Danvers.  Diana was born March 19, 1927 in Paris France, the daughter of Marcus and Lillian Beebe.  She attended the Winsor School, Chatham Hall, and studied piano at Bennington College.

Muriel Duffy, 82 of East Boston, passed away peacefully on October 24.  She was predeceased by her parents Maude and William Duffy and her nine siblings. 

Virginia P. Milne of The Plains, Old Essex Road Manchester Ma, passed away on October 18 at the Ledgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Beverly Ma.

Joyce (Avila) Perkins, 83, wife of Edwin C. Perkins, died Monday, October 24 in the Lahey Medical Center in Burlington.

Fabrizio Alvarez de Toledo died at home with members of his family present.  Born in Naples, Italy, he was the eldest son of Anna Maria Dupont and Alvaro Alvarez de Toledo.  He attended Jesuit school in Rome and graduated from Rome University with a Ph. D. in Physics.

Stori Stockwell Cadigan, of Hamilton, died on Saturday, October 22, after complications from a fall from her horse several days earlier.  She was 60 at the time of her death, surrounded by her loving family.  There will be a memorial reception at Essex County Club, Manchester-by-the-Sea set for noon on Saturday, October 29.

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Diana Beebe Richardson passed peacefully on October 25, at the Care Dimensions Kaplan House in Danvers.  Diana was born March 19, 1927 in Paris France, the daughter of Marcus and Lillian Beebe.  She attended the Winsor School, Chatham Hall, and studied piano at Bennington College.

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Virginia P. Milne of The Plains, Old Essex Road Manchester, passed away on October 18 at the Ledgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Beverly.

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Joyce (Avila) Perkins, 83, wife of Edwin C. Perkins, died Monday, October 24 in the Lahey Medical Center in Burlington.  Joyce was a consummate public servant, yet her willingness to help led her to become a selectman in the Town of Essex.  She also served as a matron on the Essex Police Department, was a volunteer librarian at the Essex Elementary School Library, and from time to time served as a substitute teacher.  She and her husband owned and operated Perkins Marine in Essex.

Virginia (Rogers) Steadman, 92, of Wood Drive in Essex, the wife of the late Ernest Steadman, died Sunday, October 16 in the Sawtelle Hospice in Reading.

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Arthur Nahatis, 73 passed away peacefully on October 9 at the T. Boone Pickens Hospice Center in Dallas, Texas.  Born May 30, 1949, in Salem, Arthur grew up in Manchester-by-the-Sea until moving to Dallas, TX. 

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Caroline “Lee” Herter, 91, died peacefully on September 20, after a brief hospital stay. Born in Boston on July 20, 1931, she was the daughter of Edward L. Bigelow and Caroline Fessenden. Lee grew up in Chestnut Hill and spent her formative years at The Chestnut Hill School. She graduated from The Winsor School in Boston and attended Smith College. She married E. Miles Herter in 1951 and settled in Manchester-by-the-Sea where they raised their four children.

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Louis G Rossi, of Essex, passed away on September 22 at the age of 74.  Born in Providence, RI, Louie’s early years were spent in a tight-knit family that included grandparents, aunts and uncles, and his beloved parents, Louis and Palmira (Crenca) Rossi.