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Thomas MacDonald, 65

Thomas MacDonald, 65, of Peabody, died June 19. He was the husband of Linda (Zielinski) White-MacDonald of Salem.

Mr. MacDonald also leaves his children, Frank MacDonald of Peabody, David White of Bradford, Sharon Surett of Peabody and Deborah Sahd of Millersville, PA; his mother, Marie (Woods) MacDonald of Pelham, NH; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Katherine and Rachel Sahd, Emily, Thomas, and Collin "Teddy" Surett, and Allyson White; his siblings, Edward MacDonald of Pelham, NH, Lawrence MacDonald of Chelmsford, Maureen MacDonald and Jeanne Bourassa ,both of Lowell, and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Victor Silva, 79

Victor Silva, 79, of Peabody, died June 17 at his home. He was the husband Marilene (Assis) Silva.

Born in Praia Graciosa, Portugal, son of the late Augusto M. and Elvira daSilva. Mr. Silva emigrated to Peabody 42 years ago. He was a machinist who worked at Maynard Plastics, Melo’s Bakery and at the time of his retirement he was employed with Crane Aerospace in Beverly.

He also leaves his step-daughter Izamar Mejia and her husband Carlos and their son Christopher, all of Lynn; a former wife, Aida Silva; two sisters, Maria Paisa and Luisa Leitao; his brothers Vinicio and Guilherme, and many nieces and nephews.


Peter Richard, 28

Peter Richard Jr., 28, of Peabody, died suddenly June 15.

Born in Melrose, son of Elizabeth (Teixeira) Richard and the late Peter Richard Sr., he lived in Billerica until moving to Peabody three years ago.

Mr. Richard was a graduate of Billerica Memorial High School who worked for several local contractors.

He also leaves a sister, Kimberly Richard of Peabody; a nephew,  as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was the grandson of the late Anibal and Mary Teixeira and Philip and Norma Richard.