Somerville Remembering Josephine DiPersio

Mrs. Josephine M. (Alibrandi) DiPersio, a lifelong resident of Somerville, died on Saturday, November 26th, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by her family. She was 82. 
Born and raised in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helena (DeAngelis) Alibrandi. Josephine worked for many years in Cambridge as a clerk at the Registry of Deeds. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis C. DiPersio. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Josephine DiPersio


GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, November 27, the 332nd day of 2016 with 34 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:49 and sunset is @ 4:14. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1684 – Japan’s shogun Yoshimune Tokugawa was born.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville Remembering Mark Haley Sr.

This past week Somerville mourns the passing of Mark Haley Sr.

Mark was a friend to so many people in this great city spreading joy and happiness wherever he went with his million-dollar personality and fantastic smile. 

Mark Haley Sr. will be sadly missed here in the Ville!

Rest in peace!

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Haley family. 

Mark Haley funeral and burial fund by Melinda Haley – GoFundMe

It is with great sadness that we ,

(the Haley children) must plan the arrangements to lay to rest our beloved father Mark Haley Sr. . Continue reading Somerville Remembering Mark Haley Sr.