James Breagy, 79, of Barnstable, Mass., died April 18 at his home.
Breagy’s newspaper career included stints as city reporter and editorial writer for the former Boston Record American and for the Boston Herald
He leaves his wife, Paula; three sons, Jim, Mathew and Patrick; four grandchildren; a brother.
Oscar A. ‘Pete’ Levesque
Oscar A. “Pete” Levesque, 71, of Fall River, Mass., died April 24 at Crawford Nursing Home in Fall River.
Levesque was a sportswriter for 30 years for The Herald News of Fall River.
He leaves his wife, Claudia; three children, Peter, Christine and Catherine; three grandchildren.
Shirley (Sanville) Scamman
Shirley Luella Merrifield (Sanville) Scamman, 95, of Scarborough, Maine, died April 21 in her home.
She was a community reporter for the Brattleboro (Vt.) Reformer and was employed at the Book Press in Brattleboro.
She leaves three daughters, Leona, Mary and Barbara; three sons, Duane, Gerald and James; five stepchildren, Mary, Wayne, Roberta, Michael and Georgia; 30 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters.
Errol J. Pomerance
Errol J. Pomerance, 75, of Pawlet, Vt., died April 15.
He wrote a monthly column, The Sky this Week, for The Manchester (Vt.) Journal.
He leaves his wife, Anita; his former wife, Lynn Carol Fisher; four children, Robin, Jennifer, Brian and Jonathan; three stepchildren, Michael, Monica and Sabrina; nine grandchildren; a brother.
Earle Hutchinson, 93, of Wallingford, Conn., died April 26 at Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford.
Hutchinson was motor route newspaper carrier for the Record-Journal of Meriden, Conn., for 44 years.
He leaves his wife, Adelaide; two sons, Christopher and Jeffrey; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Jacqueline M. Bryk
Jacqueline M. Bryk, 70, of Derby, Conn., died April 23 at Gardner Heights Health Care Center in Shelton, Conn.
She was employed at the then-Evening Sentinel and was a pasteup artist at Charlton Press, both in Connecticut.
She leaves two brothers, Richard and Conrad; two sisters, Deborah and Elaine; several nieces and nephews.
The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Jenna Ciccotelli, Joseph Dussault, Nico Hall, Joshua Leaston, Michael Mattson, Eloni Porcher and Mohammed Razzaque, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.