Obituaries articles

Donald J. McKendry, 89, Retired VP, Foss Manufacturing

Donald J. McKendry, 89, formerly of Plaistow, N.H., and Melrose, passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, at South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center, Fla. He was born March 4, 1927, in Philadelphia, Penn., the son of the late Archibald and Sarah (Roberts) McKendry. McKendry was a graduate of Saint Joseph’s High School, Philadelphia, and in

Robin M. (Curtis) Greenwood, 55, Worked at Lucent Technologies

Robin M. (Curtis) Greenwood, 55, of Lawrence and formerly of Haverhill, passed away Feb. 13, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of James C. and Judith M. (Vadeboncoeur) Curtis of Plaistow, N.H. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, class of

Robert “Bob” DeSando, 59, Was Employed by Lucent

Robert “Bob” DeSando, 59, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, at St. Vincent’s Hospital after a short illness. DeSando was born Nov. 26, 1957, to his parents Robert C. and Catherine A. (Emerson) DeSando of Haverhill. He was a lifelong resident of the city. He graduated from Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School in 1976. After

Paul Mandziak, 73, PC Designer

Paul Mandziak, 73, of Haverhill, husband of Cara Marie (Zito) Mandziak, passed away Feb. 9, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, surrounded by his family. Born in Dorchester, he was the son of the late Stephen and Sophie (Kolodziej) Mandziak. Raised and educated in Boston, he was a graduate of Boston Latin School, class of 1960.

Ursula L. (Sinotte) Couture, 81, Worked at Western Electric

Ursula L. (Sinotte) Couture, 81, a native and former longtime resident of Haverhill, died peacefully Feb. 11,  at her home, surrounded by her family. The daughter of the late Ambrose and Rose (Lajeunesse) Sinotte, she attended Saint Joseph Grammar School and Presentation of Mary Academy, Hudson. A member of the Haverhill High School class of

Frederick J. Noone, 89, Former Haverhill Principal, Teacher

Frederick J. Noone, 89, of Haverhill and Seabrook, N.H., passed away Feb. 10, in Haverhill. He was the husband of the late Mary Elaine (Murphy) Noone, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage until she predeceased him in December, 2008. Noone was born in the front room of the family home in Merrimac, March

Arthur J. DuFour, 95, Retired from Northern Essex

Arthur J. DuFour, 95, a native and lifelong resident of Haverhill, died Feb. 7, at Wingate at Haverhill. Known to many of his friends as “Bruise” or “Bruce” he was the son of the late Gilbert and Laura (Cote) DuFour, and attended Saint Joseph Grammar and Haverhill High Schools. DuFour served as a corporal in