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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 […]

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 […]

Library announces Oscar movie series


The Canton Public Library is kicking off a new Oscar movie series this month, featuring weekly screenings of some of the films that were nominated for Academy Awards in 2017. The series gets underway on Tuesday evening, September 12, with Lion, a biographical film starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman. Directed […]

Jacobs, Phebe A.

Phebe A. Jacobs (Allen), 72, of Mattapoisett and Royalston, peacefully passed away August 28, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Arkansas, she was raised in Royalston. Phebe earned her Bachelor of Education from the University of Rhode Island and her Master of Arts in Education from Framingham State. Mrs. Jacobs […]

Costello, George F.

George F. Costello Jr., 87, of Attleboro, formerly of Canton and East Falmouth, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. George was born in Boston to the late George and Helen Costello. He was married for over 60 years to his beloved wife, Patricia T. Costello (McLaughlin). He was the loving father of Diane […]

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