George Warren Blaisdell Gilliss, 95, passed away peacefully on September 23 at Seacoast Nursing Home in Gloucester. Born in Magnolia on January 3, 1926, Gilliss was the son of the late Judith Linnea (Hernquist) Dunbar and the late Henry Theodore “Ted” Dunbar.
Robert “Bob” Singleton passed away peacefully after saying goodbye to his family on Sept. 21, 2021. Bob led a full life and was grateful to have been healthy right up until the end. Those who knew Bob were well aware of his phenomenal memory for just about everything and everyone that was part of his life. We lost a true Manchester historian when he passed.
Theirs was the ultimate love story–neither lived on this planet without the other after they met and fell in love and married on July 6, 1957. They passed within days of each other, without the other knowing each passed, and are now together in heaven.
A Service Honoring the Life of Richard will be held at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 188 Elliott Street, Danvers on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 11 a.m.. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory may be made to Camp Good News, P.O. Box 1295, Forestdale, MA 02644. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com
Theirs was the ultimate love story–neither lived on this planet without the other after they met and fell in love and married on July 6, 1957. Norine “Rene” Marie (Atherton) Dennis & Robert "Bob" Gardner Dennis passed away within days of each other, without the other knowing each passed, on August 31 and September 3.
Manchester’s John A. Kaneb has died. As president and CEO of HP Hood, the New England dairy company, Mr. Kaneb led the brand’s expansion from a regional company to one marketed from Maine to California. He was also a board member of The Innocence Project, the important non-profit created to exonerate prisoners using DNA evidence, and Mr. Kaneb was appointed in 2004 by President George W. Bush to serve on the bipartisan National Prison Rape Elimination Commission.
Shirley Marion Eaton Wilkinson, age 93, died June 30. She was born in Wakefield, MA, the daughter of Emory Nelson Eaton and Marion Wilson (Bullock) Eaton. Shirley resided in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, most of her life. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years, Robert Munroe Wilkinson.
Kendall Wright of Lexington and formerly the president of the Manchester Bath & Tennis Club died the morning of April 7, at the age of 95. He and his beloved wife of 70 years Penny raised their four children in Lexington. They shared a love of music, tennis, the arts and the lindy.
It is with great sadness that Manchester Parks and Recreation announces the passing of Robert (Bob) Juliano. Over the past five or so years Bob lived at The Plains and worked as part time seasonal caretaker of Tuck’s Point. Bob was a valued member of the Manchester Parks and Recreation team.
Rena “Renie” DalBarco Masiero, 94, of Lenox, Mass. died peacefully at home on March 26, surrounded by her seven children. She and her husband Guido “Guy” Masiero raised their family in Manchester-by-the-Sea, where her well-run, spotless, bustling house was a refuge to many.