Monday, November 8, 2010


Mary Beth Hogan, a North Sea Beach Colony resident since 1970 died this past week in Wellesley, Massachusetts at age 76. Her funeral will be on Monday November 8 at her parish church in Wellesley. Mary Suffered from the effects of a recent heart attack, complications with erratic blood pressure and became progressively weaker over this last year. She leaves her husband, Jon, her sons Matthew and Timothy and Tim's wife Stacie and their two little girls, Elizabeth and Caroline. In addition, she leaves her sister, Eileen Gallagher and her brother Bill Copeland, and nieces and nephews. Jon's address: 34 Eisenhower Circle, Wellesley, MA. 02181

Our deepest sympathy to Jon, Matt and Tim and their families.
May she rest in peace.

This is the obituary from the paper.

Mary C. (Copeland) Hogan
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HOGAN, Mary C. (Copeland) Of Wellesley, Nov. 4. Beloved wife of Jon D. Hogan for 37 years. Loving mother of Matthew C. Hogan of Chico, CA, Timothy W. Hogan and his wife Stacie of Natick. Grandmother of Elizabeth Ann Hogan and Caroline Mary Hogan. Sister of Eileen C. Gallagher of Oceanside, NY, William Copeland of La Jolla, CA. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington St. (Rt. 16), WELLESLEY, Mon. at 11 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Paul's Church, Wellesley at 12 noon. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-7 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Mary's memory to St. Paul's Church, 502 Washington St., Wellesley MA 02482 or to St. John University Tuition Scholarship, c/o Susan Demiani, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439. Mary was an active parishioner of St. Paul's Church and St. Paul's School, former employee of Wellesley College and graduate of St. John's University, New York. For directionsandguestbook George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Annual Beach Party ~ July 3, 2010

Many thanks to Maureen Brennan for chairing the event, and to  the MANY who helped with the shopping, clean up, cooking, set up, and ticket taking.
Also, to  all who donated the  delicious food  served with hot dogs, THANK YOU!

A few scenes from the party...( if you click on the picture, it will enlarge)

2010 CONCERT in the Park Schedule

Southampton Cultural Center's 2010 'Concerts In The Park Series'

Southampton - The Southampton Cultural Center's extremely popular series of summer concerts in Agawam Park and Coopers Beach returns for its 25th season. The concerts start at 6:30 p.m.

2010 Concert Schedule
• July 7: Coopers Beach - Lonesharks (Rock'n Roll)
• July 14: Agawam Park - State of Oregon (Rock/Alternative/Surf)
• July 21: Agawam Park - Gospel
• July 28: Agawam Park - The Chiclettes (Female Vocal Group)
• August 4: Coopers Beach - Project Vibe (Reggae)
• August 11: Agawam Park - The Precisions (Classic Rock)
• August 18: Agawam Park - Jerry Costanzo (Swing)
• August 25: Agawam Park - New Dawn (formerly Signify, Funk, R&B)
• September 1: Agawam Park - Vivian & Merrymakers (Calypso)

The 2010 series is made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts. In Suffolk County the Decentralization Program is administered by the Huntington Arts Council, Inc. in partnership with the Suffolk Consortium of Arts Councils.

The Southampton Publick House is sponsoring "Project Vibe." The concert series is free to the public and attracts anywhere from 1,500 to 3,000 fans.

The Southampton Cultural Center is still looking for sponsors. Sponsorships are tax-deductible and will be recognized with a highly visible sponsor banner and acknowledged in promotional materials.

Musicians who are interested to be on the roster for 2011 should submit a brief description of the band and style of music along with a two to three song demo to be considered.

Submit to Kirsten Lonnie, Executive Director, Southampton Cultural Center, P.O. Box 5008, Southampton, NY 11969. All styles of music will be considered as we strive to present a musically and culturally diverse concert program.

For more information contact Kirsten Lonnie,, 631-287-4377,

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Annual Beach Party

July 3, 2010
Please sign up at the Beach Walk.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010


Antonio Dignoti passed away in his sleep this morning. He was the father of Joan Kurz and Barbara Michaleski ( East St) .He was a long time summer resident of NSBC. He enjoyed fishing and playing with his grandchildren at the beach. He would have been 96 in September.
Funeral arrangements will be at Barnes & Sorrentino Funeral Home, West Hempstead, NY

The funeral arrangements are: Friday wake..Barnes-Sorrentino, Hempstead Ave, West Hempstead. 2:4:30 and 7-9:30. Mass, St. Thomas The Apostle, Westminster Rd, West Hempstead, 10:30 Saturday, burial following, Holy Rood, Westbury, NY .

Our deepest sympathy to Barbara, Joan and their families.
May he rest in peace.

Monday, March 1, 2010

OBITUARY ~ Barbara and Tom Brown

Long time residents, Barbara and Tom Brown passed away last week.
Our deepest sympathy to her children, Thomas, Brian, Brendan and Erin.
Tom's parents also were long time residents of the North Sea Beach Colony.
May they rest in peace....


Thomas B. Brown, 82, of Walpole, MA (formerly of Dover, MA) February 24, 2010, beloved husband of Barbara, died peacefully at his home with his family at his side after a tremendously courageous battle with brain tumors. He is survived by his wife Barbara of 55 years, his son Thomas and his wife Beth, of Buena Park, CA, his son Brian of Rutland, MA, his son Brendan and his wife Ruth, of Morrisville, VT, his daughter, Erin of Charlestown, MA, five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He joins his son, Michael, who died in 1992. He was born on July 29, 1927 in Woodside, Queens, NY, and served in the United States Navy before graduating from Hofstra College and The Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University. He spent 43 years as an Investment Manager for various institutions including the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Lincoln First Bank in Rochester, NY, and Shawmut Bank in Boston, where he retired as Senior Vice President in 1994. He served the Diocese of Worcester's Financial Advisory Board, was a member of the Council on Aging for the Town of Dover, and was also a Board Member of the Natick VNA. He was a role model in integrity, graciousness, bravery and humor, and was treasured by his family and friends. A private family service will be held at Eaton Funeral Home in Needham, MA. Friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 1, 2010 at the Church of the Most Precious Blood, 32 Centre Street, Dover, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom's memory to: Natick VNA, 209 W. Central St., Suite 313, Natick, MA 01760; VNA Care Network & Hospice, 5 Federal Street, Danvers, MA 01923; or, the charity of your choice.

Barbara (Hannon) Brown of Walpole formerly of Dover, on February 27, 2010 suddenly joined her husband Thomas B. Brown, who died on February 24, 2010 and their son Michael who died in 1992. She was born in Palm Beach FL, and graduated from Barry College where she majored in music. She had taught nursery school for many years and played the organ and sang in church choirs. She had also volunteered at Medfield State Hospital. She is survived by her son Thomas and his wife Beth of Buena Park, CA, her son Brian of Rutland, MA, her son Brendan and his wife Ruth of Morrisville, VT, her daughter Erin M. brown of Charlestown, MA and her 5 grandchildren. A private family service will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home in Needham, MA. Friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral mass at 10 AM on Mon March 1, 2020 at The Church of the Most Precious Blood, 32 Center St. Dover, MA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Tom and Barbara’s memory to Natick VNA, 209 W. Central St. Suite 313, Natick, MA 01760 or to a charity of your choice.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010



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Hope you are all well, and stay warm! Only 11 more days and January is OVER!