Today’s Obituaries—June 17: Beal, Grover, Harvey

Donna M. (Emerson) Beal, 81, of Haverhill, died Wednesday, June 12, at Baker Katz Nursing Home, Haverhill. She was employed at the former Hale Hospital as an operating tech before working in the probation department and clerk’s office at Newburyport District Court. Calling hours on Tuesday, June 18 from 5-8 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Her funeral service is Wednesday, June 19 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial is in Groveland’s Riverview Cemetery.

Today’s Obituaries—June 13: LaRoche, West

Gerard LaRoche, 65, of Plaistow, N.H., died unexpectedly, but surrounded by loved ones on June 11. Born in North Andover, LaRoche was raised in the Ward Hill section of Haverhill and worked for Eastern Tank/Eastern Technology. A celebration of life is planned for Friday, June 14 in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 South Main St., Haverhill from 4-8 p.m., with a period of reflection at 8 p.m.

Kellie (Vadeboncoeur) West, 47, of Haverhill, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 12 at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill surrounded by loved ones. Arrangements by Driscoll Funeral Home, Haverhill. Click here to submit an obituary or memorial notice.

Today’s Obituaries—June 12: Straw

Charles E. Straw, 71, of Ward Hill, died unexpectedly Friday evening, June 7, at his residence. Prior to moving to Ward Hill in the early 1970s, he resided in Methuen. He worked for Western Electric/Lucent Technologies until his retirement in 2001. A celebration of life takes place Friday, June 14 from 4-6 p.m. at the Ward Hill Church of Christ, 34 M St., Haverhill. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill & Bradford.

Today’s Obituaries—June 11: Connor

Albert J. Connor, 82, died June 9 at Hannah Duston Healthcare in Haverhill with his family by his side. Raised and educated in Haverhill, he worked in the dry cleaning industry and was employed at Imperial Cleaners as a presser. He also worked at Care Cleaners in Chelmsford as manager until his retirement. Calling hours are Wednesday, June 12 from 4-7 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. Funeral services begin in the funeral home on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at St.

Today’s Obituaries—June 10: Emmett, Goldman, Powell

Noreen Emmett, 56, of Haverhill, died Friday, June 7, with her children by her side after a long, battle with lung cancer. She spent many years working in taxes and bookkeeping. Visitation is Wednesday, June 12, at Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main St., Haverhill, from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at donate3.cancer.org. Nancy J. (Howell) Goldman, 76, of Haverhill, died Wednesday, June 5, at Wingate at Haverhill. She began her teaching career as a substitute in the Amesbury school system prior to becoming a full-time teacher in the Wilmington school system beginning in the mid-1990s until her retirement in 2007.

William F. Chase, 54, 20-Year Electrician, Also Worked for Holy Family Hospital

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William F. Chase, 54, of North Andover, MA, passed away peacefully, Friday, June 7, 2019, at High Pointe House in Haverhill after a valiant seven-month battle with cancer. At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Sharon Chase. Bill was born in Danvers, MA, on December 12, 1964, the son of the late Leonard and Martha (Jervah) Chase. He grew up in Danvers and graduated from Danvers High School.

Today’s Obituaries—June 7: Beatrice, Clifford-Ward

Theresa Mary (Marquis) Beatrice, 70, died at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen on Tuesday, June 4 surrounded by her family. Born and raised in Salem, she moved to Groveland later in life, working at Nicole’s Foods. Calling hours are Friday, June 14 from 4-7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Her funeral is Saturday, June 15 beginning at 9 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Sacred Hearts Church, Bradford. Burial takes place in Elmwood Cemetery.

Today’s Obituaries—June 6: McCann Black, Palleria

Jennifer Meghan McCann Black, 36, a Haverhill native, died peacefully Monday, June 3, surrounded by her family at a hospice center near her home in Pawtucket, RI. Holding a Master’s degree in teaching from Brown University, McCann Black taught history and psychology at Wrentham’s King Philip Regional High School. Calling hours are Friday, June 7 from 4-8 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. Funeral services will begin on Saturday morning in the funeral home at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at St. James Church, Winter Street, Haverhill at 10 a.m. Burial follows in St.