Saturday, May 18, 2013
A graveside service will be held for Marvin Kaplan Sunday.
Marvin Kaplan of Sharon died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Elaine (Katz), the loving father of Stephanie Vining and her husband Michael of Mattapoisett and Allyson Crowell and her husband Todd of Mansfield. He was the cherished grandfather of Danielle, dear brother of Alan Kaplan and his wife Kim of CA., uncle of Alyssa and Kaitlyn. The graveside services will be at the Vilno Cemetery, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury on Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m., Memorial observance at the home of Allyson and Todd Crowell following the burial on Sunday continuing through Monday. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to Sharon-Stoughton Hadassah, c/o Iris Sherman, 15 Tracy Lane, Sharon, MA 02067.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Ms. Collins was a graduate of Sharon High School.
Wednesday, May 15
Joanne M. Jody Collins, age 55 years, passed away after a brief illness Sunday, May 5, 2013. Born in Boston, Sept. 7, 1957, she graduated from Sharon High School with the Class of 1975. She had been a lifelong resident of Sharon. She worked at the Foxboro Company in Foxboro for 15 years. She was the devoted daughter of John M. Collins of Sharon and the late Dorothy D. (Creamer) Collins; loving sister of John M. Collins Jr. of North Attleboro, Alan J. Collins of Norton, and Craig S. Collins of Sharon; cherished aunt of Rachel, John, Ryan, Lisa, Christine, Kerri, and Michael; and great-aunt of several. Relatives and friends were kindly invited to attend the memorial Mass that was celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows, Cottage Street, Sharon, …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Mr. Julius "Jim" Mover was an accomplished musician and performer.
Julius "Jim" Mover of Brockton, formerly of Stoughton and Sharon, died Thursday, May 2, 2013. Mr. Mover was a very accomplished musican, performing with the likes of Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett during a long, successful career as a trumpet player. He was the beloved husband of Dolores Mover, the loving father of Richard, Joy and Robert, cherished grandfather of Emilie and Anya, dear brother of Lester Mover. Graveside services will be at the Mass National Cemetery, Bourne, on Monday, May 6 at 2:15 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to American Cancer Society , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements were held by Schlossberg-Solomon Chapel "Family Owned," www.SchlossbergChapel.com at 781-828-6990
Friday, May 3, 2013
A memorial service will be held this summer at the convenience of the family.
Dr. Sherry E. Gelbwasser, 45, of Feeding Hills, MA, died Friday, April 26, after an illness. Born in Holden and raised in Rutland, MA, she was a 1986 graduate of Wachusett Regional High School and went on to earn a B.S. in early childhood education (magna cum laude) at North Adams State College, an MLS at SUNY Albany, and an Ed.D. in educational leadership at Johnson & Wales University. She joined the Learning Resource Center (LRC) at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, CT, in 1994 as information services librarian and has served as librarian since 2002. Sherry was the daughter of Herman Gelbwasser, who died in 2011, and Bonnie (Romalis) Gelbwasser of Johnson City, NY, formerly of Rutland and Mashpee. In addition to her mother, she …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Mr. Chapman was a resident of Sharon.
Friday, April 26
Phillip S. "Sonny" Chapman, of Stoughton, formerly of Sharon MA on April 18, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Helen R. (Fisher) Chapman and the late Carole Neitlich. Devoted father of Joyce and her husband Joseph Berkel of Oak Hill, VA, Susan and her husband Barry Hantman of Danville, NH, and Larry Chapman and his wife Amy of Parkland, FL. Dear grandfather of Jon- athan and Kate Berkel, Max and Rebecca Chapman, and Noam Hantman. Loving brother of Elliott Chapman and his wife Beryl, and Esther Gabriel and her husband Melvin, and the late Norman Fisher. Services at Temple Israel, (125 Pond St., Sharon) were held Sunday, April 21, 2013. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, memorial observance were held at Temple Israel, and continued…
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Mr. Anthony S. Giacobbi of Sharon was an United States Army Air Force veteran.
Sunday, April 21
(From Joseph Russo Funeral Home) Anthony S. Giacobbi, of Sharon died April 13, 2013, beloved son of the late Dominic and Philippa (Mento) Giacobbi and devoted brother of the late Angelina and Andrew J. Giacobbi. Mr. Giacobbi was an United States Army Air Force veteran. He was also the loving uncle of Dominic Giacobbi of Walpole, Rosemarie Walker of Bridgewater and Andrea Giacobbi of Norwood, great uncle of David and Jessica Kerr and Edward Lowie Jr. and great great uncle of Lillyanne Sophia Kerr. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hour on Monday April 22, 2013 from 10-11 a.m. at the Joseph Russo Funeral Home 814 American Legion Highway (Cummins Highway) Roslindale, followed by a Funeral Service Monday at 11 a.m. in the …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A service will be held Friday at Sharon High School for Bob Sondheim at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10
Bob Sondheim, the retired athletic director for the Sharon Public Schools entered into rest April 8, 2013 at the age of 63. He was the beloved husband of the late Celina (Kelley) Sondheim, devoted father of Andrew Sondheim and his wife, Krystle, of Sharon and Carrie Sondheim of Sharon. Loving brother of Arthur Sondheim III and his wife Monique of ME. Cherished uncle of Elizabeth Levesque and Arthur Sondheim IV and loving companion of Carol Abram of Sharon. Funeral services are private. There will be a memorial service in his honor on Friday April 12, at 4 p.m. at the Sharon High School auditorium, 181 Pond St. Bob was a man who touched many lives deeply through his friendships, coaching positions and volunteer work. Many of the groups …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Funeral services for Helen I. (Gachewicz) Statham will be held Friday.
(From Farley Funeral Home, Stoughton) Helen I. (Gachewicz) Statham, 95, of Sharon died April 1, peacefully at her home at age 95. She was the beloved wife of the late William E. Statham. Born in Philadelphia PA, she was raised and educated in Canton, attending St. John's School graduating the Class of 1935. After high school she was employed at Plymouth Rubber in Canton where she met her husband, they married in 1935, where they made their home in Sharon ever since. A parishioner of St Johns the Evangelist Church in Canton, and Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Sharon where she a member of the Women's Club. Her devotion was to her family, children and grandchildren along with her faith. She was the loving mother of William B. Statham of …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Ms. Claeboe was a former resident of Sharon and taught at Sharon Public Schools.
Wednesday, April 3
Anita Dawson Claeboe, 90, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, formerly of Sharon, MA, died March 21, 2013, after a long illness. She was Number One National Tennis Champion 2013, womens division, 90 and over, and a retired teacher, Sharon (MA) public schools. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Sawgrass Country Club; High Rollers Trivial Pursuit Club; Jacksonville Beach Bridge Club. Born in Cologne, Germany, she grew up in Jacksonville, graduating from the Bartram School, and Tufts niversity in MA. Widow of Alfred M. Claeboe; sister of Carl (Jan) and Robert Dawson, Jacksonville; mother of Beverly Keyes, Needham, MA; Anne Dorian King (Davis), Maui, HI; Una Davis, La Jolla CA; and Norman Keyes, Jr. (Sarah), Devon, PA. Grandmother of Nicholas…
Friday, March 29, 2013
Mr. Brown served 23 years in the United States Air Force.
Friday, March 29
Preston Brown our dear beloved Father, Preston Brown, passed away peacefully on Friday March 22, 2013, at the VA. Hospital in Bay Pines Florida. Dad was the last remaining child of the Wilbur Herrick Brown, and Florence Goulding Brown family. Preceeding his departure, were his siblings: Kenneth H. Brown, Phyllis Brookfield, Gordon Brown, Carolyn Berchtold, Barbara H. MacLeod. Born in Sharon Mass, on Sept. 22, 1918, he lived 94.5 years to-the-day. Growing up in New England he had a remarkable life, as part of the Greatest Generation of our country. Enduring the Great Depression, and World War II did his part and had to grow up fast. He graduated from Bowdin College in Maine with a 2 year degree, after which he joined the Army Air Corps in …