Archive for: September 8th, 2017

Four-Legged Friends: ID Tags

Whenever I see a “Do you know this dog?” (or cat) posting from Canton Animal Control on Facebook, it makes me wonder why so many folks seem to have a hard time keeping identification on their pets. It isn’t difficult at all to affix an ID tag to your pet’s collar, so why do so […]

Lamb, George E.

George E. Lamb, Sr., 90, of Canton, passed away September 3 at Norwood Hospital. Born in Cambridge, he was raised in Dorchester and graduated from High School of Commerce. He graduated from Stratford Business School in Boston, attended Suffolk University, and served in the Navy during World War II. He worked as a quality control […]

D’Amico, Anna J.

Anna J. “Nonie” D’Amico (Spinale), 90, of Canton, passed away suddenly September 3. Born in Boston, she was raised in the West End of Boston and previously lived in Malden before moving to Canton in 1980. She was a devoted wife and mother and at a young age worked as a seamstress in Boston. In […]

Slocum, William P.

William P. Slocum Sr., 79, of Canton, died peacefully at home on Saturday, September 2, 2017. William was a proud veteran of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. Devoted husband of the late Ruth M. Slocum (Dalton). Beloved brother of Ruth E. Chisholm of Scituate, the late John J. Slocum Jr. of Boston, and the late Robert L. […]

Sullivan, John L. “Jack”

John L. “Jack” Sullivan, Jr., 63, of Canton, formerly a longtime resident of Milton, passed away on August 31, 2017, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Jack worked hard and was employed by Amtrak for the last 23 years. But he didn’t live to work; he worked so he could enjoy his passions — […]

Blacker, Celia A.

Celia A. Blacker, 100, of Middleboro, formerly of Canton, passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. She was the wife of the late Frank Blacker, mother of Larry Blacker and his wife, Linda, of Onset, grandmother of three and great-grandmother of five. Celia was born in Canton and lived there for 70 years. She enjoyed […]

Mendes, Dennis M.

Dennis M. Mendes, 61, of Taunton, died Monday, August 28, 2017, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, RI. Born in Wareham, he was the son of Elizabeth (DaSilva) and Manuel Mendes, Jr. of Canton. He graduated from Canton High School in 1975. Dennis was a salesman in the women’s shoe department at Saks […]

Celebration of Life event remembers overdose victims

CAASA member Harriet Burak speaks about her son Michael during last week's Celebration of Life event. (Jay Turner photo)

Nearly 100 people, including local officials, first responders, and Canton High School students, gathered on the lawn in front of the Canton Senior Center last Thursday evening for a Celebration of Life event in memory of those lost to drug overdose. The event coincided with International Overdose Awareness Day, which is held every August 31 […]

Annual Canton Road Race returns with new venue, presenting sponsor

The 13th annual Canton Road Race will take place on Sunday, September 24, at 12 noon with a new course route but the same goal of raising funds to support local charities and community groups. The race is presented by City of Boston Credit Union, which is stepping up to take over from Reebok. Stephen […]

A Look Inside: Canton Citizen’s September 7 edition

**Please note: Next week’s edition will be mass-mailed to all Canton addresses in celebration of our 30th anniversary. Check out this week’s issue of the Canton Citizen for the latest in Canton news, sports, events, and more. Highlights from the September 7 edition include: * Complete recap and photo coverage of the Celebration of Life event sponsored by […]

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