Today’s Obituaries—April 17: Deveau, Joseph

George C. Deveau, 74, husband of the late Sherril D. (Brunelle) Deveau, died Friday April 12 at his residence. A Haverhill native and Army veteran, he was employed as a welder for many years and enjoyed bowling at Haverhill’s Pilgrim Lanes. Calling hours are Thursday, April 18 from 5-7 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. Funeral services are Friday in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Burial follows in Elmwood Cemetery, Salem Street, Bradford. Richard J. “Dick” Joseph, 69, husband of Patricia A. Sullivan, died April 15 at Lawrence General Hospital with his family by his side.

Today’s Obituaries—April 16: Abbott, Brooks

Dennis J. Abbott, 57, of Sandown, N.H., and formerly of Haverhill, died Saturday, April 13, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. For more than 25 years he was employed as a security guard and bus driver at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School, from where he retired in 2017. Calling hours are Wednesday, April 17, from 4-7 p.m., at H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. His funeral service is Thursday morning, April 18, at 10, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Georgetown.

Today’s Obituaries—April 15: Beaudoin, Carroll, Garrett, Kelly, Seaman

Jeannette Marie (Dow) Beaudoin, 92, of Haverhill, died peacefully at Penacook Place Nursing Home in Haverhill, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Beaudoin, leaving behind a large extended family including five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private burial takes place at Elmwood Cemetery in Haverhill. Arrangements were entrusted to Paul C. Rogers Family Funeral Home, 334 Main St., Haverhill. John F. Carroll, 69, died unexpectedly April 4 at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley.

Hardy Family Remembers Officer Ozzie for Generous Heart, Dry Sense of Humor: ‘Truly Haverhill’s Finest’

As the City of Haverhill prepares to lay retired police Officer Osmond “Ozzie” Hardy to rest this weekend, the late first responder’s family is remembering him for what they say was a dedication to community, commitment to service and a legacy that will live on in the city he so loved. The Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, handling Sunday’s 1-5 p.m. calling hours, released the obituary Friday, in which the Hardy family paid tribute to the 30-year Haverhill Police officer in their own words. “Known for his generous heart, giving spirit, and dry sense of humor, he will be remembered as truly, Haverhill’s finest. We know that his legacy will live on through his family, who will continue what he started,” he family said. “Ozzie will be sorely missed throughout the Haverhill community and by all who knew and loved him.”

In the obituary, the Hardy family said Officer Ozzie, who was 68 and died April 10 at Haverhill’s High Pointe Hospice House, was born in Beverly and raised in Hartland, Maine.

Today’s Obituaries – April 11: Panneton, Papadakis, Vannella

Bruce Panneton, 59, of Haverhill, died Tuesday, April 9, at Wingate Nursing Home, Haverhill. He was most recently employed at Foss Performance Materials in shipping and receiving. Visitation is Friday, April 12, at Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main St., Haverhill, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Services will follow. Interment in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Mary P. Papadakis, 95, of Haverhill, died Sunday April 7, at High Pointe Hospice House, Haverhill.

Today’s Obituaries – April 9: Fasulo, Green, Hewson

William J. Fasulo, 94, of Haverhill, died Saturday evening, April 6, at Holy Family Hospital, Methuen. A WWII U.S. Army sergeant serving in Okinawa, Korea and Hiroshima, Fasulo served as a Haverhill Police officer for 15 years after being honorably discharged. He later retired from Topsfield’s Proctor School, where he served as music director for over 25 years. A 1990 recipient of Haverhill’s Citizen of the Year Award, Fasulo was a longtime president of the Haverhill Musicians Association and fixture at the Bradford Common summertime concerts. Calling hours are Thursday, April 11 from 4-7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill.

Today’s Obituaries – April 8: Constabile, Kelly, Richards

Cheryl Ann (Herman) Constabile, 65, wife of Frank Constable, died April 4 at her home with her family by her side. She worked at the FCC Collision Center and Towing Company in Haverhill for more than 25 years. Calling hours are Monday, April 8 from 4-8 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. Funeral services begin in the funeral home at 9 a.m. on Tuesday with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at All Saints Parish Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill. Burial follows at Wildwood Cemetery, 233 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington.

Today’s Obituaries: April 5: Gomez, Ramsamuj

Julio Gomez, 77, of Haverhill, husband of Elisa (Maisonet) Gomez, died April 2, at Holy Family Hospital, Methuen, surrounded by his family. He moved to Haverhill, living here for more than 40 years, and raised his family in Haverhill. He worked in agriculture most of his life in Puerto Rico and the United States. Calling hours are Monday, April 8, from 4-8: p.m., at the Portland Baptist Church, 29 Portland Street, Haverhill. Funeral services are Tuesday morning at 11 in the church.