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OBITUARY: Joseph O. "JD" DeCicco, Jr., 32

Joseph O. “JD” DeCicco, Jr., age 32, a longtime resident of Lowell, died at home unexpectedly Oct. 3, 2015.

He was born in Malden, Sept. 6, 1983, beloved son of Teresa G. 247 more words


OBITUARY: Timothy C. Gauthier, 56

METHUEN, MA — Timothy C. Gauthier, age 56, a resident of Methuen, MA, formerly of Lowell passed away on Saturday evening at the Boston Medical Center following a brief illness. 361 more words


A Tribute to Chantal Akerman (1950-2015)

The cinematic world lost another pioneering filmmaker when it was announced that Chantal Akerman, a Belgian filmmaker known for her works in feminist and experimental filmmaking, passed away on October 5 at the age of 65. 314 more words


OBITUARY: Anthony W. Cronin, 80

Anthony W. Cronin, a Tewksbury resident and husband of the late Simone C. (Arsenault) Cronin, died on Friday, October 2, 2015 at the Woburn Nursing Center following a period of declining health. 388 more words


Goodbye Chantal Akerman (1950-2015)

Chantal Akerman, one of the most aesthetically fascinating and innovative filmmakers who ever lived, was reported dead today. This is a huge loss for the world cinematic community. 708 more words


Pioneering Belgian Director Chantal Akerman Has Died At The Age Of 65

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Belgian director Chantal Akerman has died at the age of 65, with several sources reporting the death as a suicide. Akerman is best known for her 1975 film  205 more words


Civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs dies at 100

(CNN) — Grace Lee Boggs, an American writer, activist and feminist, has died at the age of 100.

A statement on the Boggs Center website said that Boggs “died peacefully in her sleep” at her home in Detroit. 267 more words