Christopher R. Tzortzis, 36, son of Andrew N. and Maria C. (Lander) Tzortzis of Lufkin Street, Essex and formerly of Ipswich, died suddenly in Ipswich on Monday, March 16, 2020.

Fraley Denton Wright, 87 of Hamilton, MA died peacefully in her home on March 3, 2020. Born on July 11, 1932 in Chestnut Hill, PA, the daughter of the late Kay Chadbourne Denton and Dorothy Disston Denton of Cumberland Foreside, ME. 

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Laura C. (Curtis) Cutler, born November 17, 1927 in Boston to the late Louis and Mary (Colt) Curtis, wife of the late Tarrant Cutler, died February 15, 2020 at age 92, peacefully at home surrounded by her family.

Ann Marie (Perley) Harris of Manchester by the Sea, passed away at the age of 85 on February 21st 2020 in Beverly with her family by her side.

Claudine Gignoux Scoville, 68, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, left us peacefully on December 26, 2019 while camping on the Atlantic shore of Assateague Island, MD.  She was celebrating Christmas with her lifetime friend, colleague, and treasured partner, Stephen Loring. 

David J. Lane of Essex passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on February 13th at the age of 92.  He lived a life filled community service.  Lane was highly active in elective public service and in over three decades never lost an election. He was elected to the Massachusetts State House of Representatives in 1972, representing Essex, Ipswich, Gloucester, Hamilton and Rowley. 

Sarah L. Dean, age 67, died Monday February 3, at her home in Beverly, surrounded by her family after a brief illness. Born in Manchester-by-the-Sea, she was the daughter of the late Marion L. (Loeman) and William J. Dean, Jr. Sarah attended schools in Manchester and graduated from Manchester-by-the-Sea High School, class of 1970. She earned an associate’s degree from Garland Junior College and a second associate’s degree from North Shore Community College.

Sarah L. Dean, age 67, died Monday February 3, at her home in Beverly, surrounded by her family after a brief illness. Born in Manchester-by-the-Sea, she was the daughter of the late Marion L. (Loeman) and William J. Dean, Jr. Sarah attended schools in Manchester and graduated from Manchester-by-the-Sea High School, class of 1970. 

Sally Allen Kimball, 92, formerly of Manchester-by-the Sea, MA and Scarborough, ME passed away January 24 in Swampscott, MA with her family by her side after a lengthy illness.

On the morning of January 31st, the world lost a beautiful, smart, and funny woman.  Anne Marie Stanley, born June 2, 1930 in Salem, Massachusetts, passed away after a short illness.  

Phil Anthony, a longtime resident of Peabody, passed away peacefully at his home in Costa Mesa, CA on January 22nd after a recent illness.

Maureen Alice (O’Brien) Maestranzi, 73, of Wenham passed peacefully Tuesday evening January 21st, surrounded by family. Born December 28th, 1946 in Beverly, she was the beautiful daughter of loving parents Michael Joseph and Ellen Teresa (Butler) O’Brien. She grew up in the small seaside town of Manchester-by-the-Sea on the other side of the tracks. 

Nancy J. (Dean) Harrington of South Hamilton, MA, formerly of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, passed peacefully after a brief illness at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday January 5, 2020.

Peter F. Petras, 88, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, passed away in the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on January 11, 2020. Peter was born in Lynn, MA on June 29, 1931 and was the son of the late Frank and Anthippe (Armarda) Petras. 

Sue passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Beverly Hospital January 7, 2020.  Sue has joined her parents, Calista and Author Jorgenson, as well as her siblings Janice Crane Arnold and Martin Jorgenson. 

Richard J. Forsley passed away unexpectedly Christmas evening. After spending the day with family and enjoying gift giving, wine, and his favorite meal rack of lamb, Dick returned to his apartment at Piper Shores Assisted Living and left us sometime during the night. 

Margot Petra (Nilsen) Arntsen, 92, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, wife of the late Peter Arntsen, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 2, 2019. Margot was born in Glemmen, Norway on May 12, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Oscar and Ruth (Gabrielsen) Nilsen. In her younger days, Margot enjoyed skiing, sailing and was an expert at knitting and other handicrafts.

Reynir Jon Aegisson, 29, of Monson, MA, formerly of Magnolia, passed away on Sunday November 17, 2019.  Reynir was born in Melrose, MA on May 14, 1990 and was the son of Aegir Thor and Jan (Dodge) Jonsson.

Dr. John Randolph Adams, retired neurologist, age 76, died at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston on October 3, 2019. Randy was the beloved husband of Mary (Neal) Adams.

William H. “Bill” Hatcher, age 77 passed peacefully Thursday evening, September 26 surrounded by family. A lifelong resident of Manchester, he was the youngest son of Robert A. and Florence P. (Silva) Hatcher. He graduated from Story High School and attending Bentley School of Accounting unt…

Charles A. Burnham, 84, husband of Maria Piraino Burnham, passed away on September 19, 2019 after a long illness. 

George Gardner Loring Jr. 66, of West Chesterfield, NH, died unexpectedly at his home on July 7, 2019.

Bruce E. Fortier, 76, a longtime resident of 186 Southern Avenue, Essex, died suddenly in his home Thursday, July 25, 2019.

Madeleine S. (Scullin) McLean, age 92, wife of the late Carden Ralph McLean, passed in her own home in Salem on July 14, surrounded by children and family.

Charles E. Capello, “Charlie,” 98, of 6 Ancient County Way, Manchester died at his son's home on Pine Street on Thursday, July 18, from pneumonia.