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Michael J. Eacobacci

Michael J. Eacobacci, 97, who lived all his life in Weymouth, Mass., died Sept. 21 in Harbor House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Hingham, Mass.

He was a former printer and foreman in the composing room at The Patriot Ledger of Quincy, where he spent more than 40 years.

He leaves a daughter, Judith; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.

Lloyd P. ‘Mike’ Heldman

Lloyd P. “Mike” Heldman, 81, of Augusta, Maine, died Sept. 5 in Togus Springs Hospice in Augusta.

Heldman had been a salesman with the Sun Journal of Lewiston, Maine, and television station WCSH, Channel 6, in Portland.

He leaves two sons, Richard and Michael; two daughters, Laurie and Jennifer; two stepdaugh-ters, Debbie and Suzanne; a stepson, Gary; seven grandchildren;
a stepgrandson; two great-grandchildren; two sisters; a brother.

Natalie Timberlake

Natalie Timberlake, 89, of Norway, Maine, died Sept. 20 at the Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

Timberlake was a correspondent for the Portland (Maine) Press Herald and the Maine Sunday Telegram of Portland.

She leaves her son, Ross, and three grandchildren.

Gerald E. ‘Jerry’ Bertrand

Gerald E. “Jerry” Bertrand, 69, of Scituate, Mass., died Sept. 24 in the South Shore Rehabilitation and
Skilled Care Center in Rockland, Mass.

Bertrand had a part-time job at the transcription desk of The Boston Globe for many years.

He leaves a brother, Kenneth; a niece, Caroline; a nephew, Luke.

Laura Beth Levis

Laura Beth Levis, 34, of Somerville, Mass., died Sept. 22 of a severe asthma attack.

Levis began her career at The Boston Globe as an editorial assistant for two years.

Most recently, she was an assistant editor and editorial production manager with Harvard Magazine and The Harvard Gazette at Harvard University.

She leaves her parents, William and Georgia; her husband, Peter; two half-brothers, William and Robert.

Richard T. ‘Dick’ Murphy

Richard T. “Dick” Murphy, 78, of Stoughton, Mass., died Sept. 24 in Blue Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center in Stoughton.

He was a journalist for 40 years at several local newspapers. He was most well-known as a broadcaster for Stoughton Local News, operated by Stoughton Media Access Corporation.

Murphy leaves six children, Robert, Steven, Nancy, Kathleen, Susan and Christine; eight grandchildren; a brother and sister.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin staff members Elizabeth Allen, Sophie Cannon, Jenna Ciccotelli, Georgeanne Oliver, Julia Preszler and Thomas Ward, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.



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