James Breagy

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.

Lynn C. Elder

Lynn C. Elder, 68, died unexpectedly April 11 at her home in Naples, Fla.

She was a reporter and copy editor for newspapers in Massachusetts and New York

She leaves a sister, Judy; a brother, James; nieces and nephews.

Vincent J. Bartimo

Vincent J. Bartimo, 95, of Gulfport, Fla., died Nov. 30 in Florida after a brief illness.

Bartimo had been a reporter for The Times of Pawtucket, R.I.

He leaves a son, James; a grandson, Brian; two great-grandchildren.

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

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.

Edward T. Gilbert Jr.

Edward T. Gilbert Jr., 54, of Waterville, Maine, died April 20.

Gilbert was a newspaper carrier for the Morning Sentinel of Waterville for more than 20 years.

He leaves several aunts and uncles.

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.