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We are saddened by the passing of our classmate Reinhold (Ted) Steinhilber. Ted had a full life as an educator in Sandwich, MA and Kissimmee, FL and was a respected member of the Cape Cod business community. A memorial for Ted will be held in Marstons Mills on May 31.  His Obituary follows:

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — Reinhold Theodore "Ted" Steinhilber, 71, of Altamonte Springs, Fla., passed away on Dec. 17, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol (Hardenbrook) Steinhilber; a son, Eric R. Steinhilber and his wife Jennifer of Barnstable, Mass.; a daughter, Heidi Ciaramella and her husband Joseph of Orlando, Fla.; and four grandchildren. Born in 1942 to Reinhold and Gladys (Grippen) Steinhilber in Brockton, Mass., Ted was a graduate of Suffolk University. He taught at An High, before moving to Cape Cod in 1968. He was a guidance counselor at Sandwich High until 1984 and owner of HomePort Realty in Barnstable until 1992. He then relocated to Kissimmee, Fla., as the guidance director for TECO, retiring in 2007.

Ted was a past president of the Hyannis Kiwanis, piano player and fan of Boston sports and UF Gators. He enjoyed family, Cape Cod, remodeling projects, politics and being a grandpa. A Celebration of Life will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the John Lawrence Funeral Home in Marstons Mills, Mass., followed by a burial service. Memorial gifts may be made to: Hyannis Kiwanis, P.O. Box 823, Hyannis, MA 02601.


Judy Donohue just learned that our Classmate Concetta J. Connie (Piccento) Stern, 71, of Norton, MA passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 at her home. She was the former wife of Joseph Stern. Born March 17, 1942 in Brockton, she was the daughter of the late Michael Piccento and Stella (Milewski) Piccento. Raised in Brockton, she graduated from Brockton High School in 1960. Connie was the owner of Piccentos Sportswear and Stevens Florist. She was an avid dancer and especially enjoyed being with her family and grandchildren. She is survived by her children, Joseph Stern (Debbie) of West Bridgewater, Michael Stern of Las Vegas, Tracy Hutchinson (Lenny) of Abington and Stephen Stern (Ronald Bihary) of Norton; her grandchildren, Lindsay and Joseph Hutchinson and Bridget Buldoc; her great-grandchild, Eva Sullivan; she is also survived by several nieces, nephews and close friends. Funeral services will be held in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., (Rte. 123) Brockton on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Brockton. Calling hours in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home Monday 3 - 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research. For guest book and directions, visit www.Russellpicafuneralhome.com.

Evelyn Ferioli Reported to us that our classmate, William (Jock) Jordan passed away in 2013. His obituary will be added to the 2013 Passings page in a few weeks...

William M. Jordan Jr., 70, of Norton, died Dec. 12, 2013. Born in Brockton, where he lived most of his life, he was active at St. Casimir Church and worked at St. Casimir School where his children were educated. Self-employed in construction, he later worked as a service technician for banking security systems until his retirement. He enjoyed Harley-Davidson motorcycling, reading and music. William was the husband of the late Jackie (Lucas) Jordan; beloved father of Leilani Jordan of Brockton, Toni Smith and her husband Nicholas of Norton, David Jordan of Plymouth and William M. Jordan III of West Bridgewater and the late Jeanine Jordan; grandfather of Kai, Arianna, David Jr., Alyssa and James; brother of Sheila DiIulis and her husband Gaspar of Middleboro; and an uncle. Calling hours were Monday , Dec. 16, 5-8 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Chapel at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton. Private burial. Memorial gifts may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 1 Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368.


Jim Cappiello reports that our classmate Judith A. Stockwell, 71, a lifelong resident of Brockton, died November 23, 2013. A 1960 graduate of Brockton High School, she retired after working 33 years at Brockton VA Medical Center. She enjoyed cooking shows, knitting and crocheting. Judith was the beloved mother of Lana Otis and her husband George of Brockton, Lisa Enos and her husband Gill of Taunton and Kerri Lamoureux and her husband Scott of Bryantville; devoted grandmother of Joseph Lamoureux, Sarah, Kyle and Robert Otis and Derek and Dylan Enos; sister of Kathy Wood and Susan Guyan, both of Lakeville, and the late Robert J. Stockwell Jr., John Stockwell and Ronald Stockwell; close sister-in-law of Gertrude Stockwell; best friend of Lisa Rolak and an aunt of many nieces and nephews. All are welcome to calling hours Friday 4-7 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Chapel at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton, followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service in Waitt Funeral Chapel. Cremation and private burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Brockton VAMC Voluntary Services, 940 Belmont St., Brockton MA 02301.

Charitable donations may be made in Judith's memory to the following organization:
Brockton VAMC Voluntary Services
940 Belmont Street Brockton MA 02301


We are extremely sad to report that one of our Reunion Committee members, Gail S. Fulginiti, of Brockton, died Oct. 18, 2013 in the Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston after a courageous battle with cancer. She is the daughter of the late Dominic and Irene (Harding) Fulginiti and was a lifelong resident of Brockton. Gail was a graduate of Brockton High School, Bridgewater State College, and received a Masters Degree in Reading from Eastern Nazarene College. Her educational career took her to many places here and abroad. She was a Senior Educational Consultant for Harcourt Brace Jovanovich text book publishers for 18 years; and this position exposed her to many educational opportunities throughout the country and ultimately bringing her back here to Brockton where she finished her career as a Special Education Teacher for the Brockton Public School system. Gail enjoyed travel, meeting new people in those travels and always remained a loyal fan to all our local sports teams. Gail was most appreciative to all the health care professionals from Brigham and Womens Hospital, Mass General and Dana Farber for all their gentle and compassionate care. She also acknowledged all the prayers and love shown from her family, friends, coworkers and dear neighbors alike. You all made her final days more complete. Gail is survived by her beloved sister Leta Fulginiti and Letas longtime companion Paul Murphy of Barnstable. She also leaves numerous cousins and friends. Visiting hours will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont Street (Rte 123), Brockton on Tuesday 4 -7 p.m. Her funeral procession will gather at the funeral home on Wednesday at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 9 a.m. Entombment in St. Mary Cemetery, Randolph. Please consider donations in Gails name to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168. To read Gails entire obituary or for condolences and directions please visit www.conleyfuneralhome.com and for her detail obituary go HERE .


Gail L. (Paananen) Loughlin, 71, of Brockton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 at the Southeast Rehabilitation in Easton after a period of failing health. She was the wife of Thomas J. Loughlin. Born June 19, 1942 in Brockton she was a daughter of Glenna L. (Tucker) Paananen and the late Leo O. Paananen. Raised and educated in Brockton, Gail was a graduate of Brockton High School. She received her Associates Degree from Bay State College. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and also was an avid quilter. Most of all she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. In addition to her husband Thomas and her mother Glenna she is survived by her children, Karen A. Tagliaferri and her husband Bob of Conway, N.H., Thomas L. Loughlin and his girlfriend Lisa Mueller of Bedford, and Kristen A. Hayes and her husband Tom of Brockton; her loving grandchildren, Nicholas, Jake, Jenna and Mark; her siblings, MaryLou Durdan, Thomas L. Paananen, John D. Paananen and Charles G. Paananen. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., (Rte. 123) Brockton. Interment will follow in Melrose Cemetery, Brockton. Calling hours Wednesday from Wednesday, 4 - 8 p.m. For directions and obituary visit www.Russellpicafuneralhome.com.


We are sad to report that our classmate Joe D’Arrigo died on Saturday, April 13. His obituary is below. Services will be Thursday, April 18 at 10 a.m. We will be remembering those classmates that have passed at our next gathering Wednesday, April 24 at 5 p.m. at George’s Restaurant, Brockton.

Joseph D’Arrigo

Joseph Anthony DArrigo, aged 70 years, of Middleboro, passed away April 13, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Judith E. (Chamberlin) D’Arrigo. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late John E. and Edna (Jacques) DArrigo. He was a 1960 graduate of Brockton High School, and had served in the United States Air Force.

He was a retired E.I. Tech for Verizon. He was a member of the local I.B.E.W., the Verizon Pioneers, and the Oak Point Veterans. He enjoyed playing billiards, cards, bowling, and motorcycles, especially Harley Davidsons. He was an avid animal lover, and jokester.

Survivors include his wife, Judith, two stepdaughters, Leah M. Brown of Middleboro, Cori L. Slade of Bridgewater, two sons, Joseph D’Arrigo of Oklahoma, and Jonathan D’Arrigo of Texas, a daughter, Jessica Sheehan of Grafton, two brothers, John D’Arrigo of CT, and Kenneth D’Arrigo of East Bridgewater, a sister, Janice Harvey of Falmouth, stepmother, Eleanor D’Arrigo of Weymouth, 10 grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, several nieces and nephews, and his special girl, Kelsie.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, April 17, in the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St., Middleboro, from 4 - 8 p.m.. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, April 18, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Cedar Knoll Cemetery, East Taunton. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to: The MSPCA, 350 S Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02130, which would be appreciated. For more information, please visit http://www.eggerandashleyfh.com


Passings - 2020
  Brockton City Hall
Field Park Tower
City Hall
George G. Snow Clock, North Main St Forest Avenue School, Brockton, MA
The "Clock"
Little Red
School House

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classmate passings as we receive the details.


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