First Lutheran Church

In Remembrance of Edgar William Ohman
Edgar W. Ohman, age 94, passed away peacefully at his home in West Bridgewater, MA, on Monday June 27, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of the late Charlotte June (Anderson) Ohman. The son of the late Emil and Edith (Lindberg) Ohman, Edgar was born in Brockton, MA, on Thursday June 30, 1927. Edgar was a resident of Brockton, MA, Cape Neddick, ME, and West Bridgewater, MA. He was a lifelong member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Brockton, MA, and was an active member of their choir. Edgar is survived by his children; ...
In Remembrance of Leon F. Gaudette Sr
Leon F. Gaudette Sr, 96 of Taunton, passed away Friday July 8th peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his loving family. Leon was born in Brockton MA, on August 4th, 1925, to Wilfred and Louise Gaudette. He attended Brockton High School Class of 1943.  During most of WWII he worked at the Quincy shipyard until being called to service in July of 1945, beginning a 26-year military career.   He married the love of his life, Pearl Anderson on June 19th of 1949. They shared 70 wonderful years of marriage and had six children. They traveled extensively during his military career, ...
In Remembrance of Brian R. Merrey
Brian R. Merrey, age 56, of Abington, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at his home.
Born in Stoughton and raised in Brockton, he was the son of the late Robert J. and Lois M. (Cullenberg) Merrey.
Brian was a graduate of Brockton High School.
He worked as a master electrician for the Wilkinson Companies in Rockland.
A kind and giving person, he was always admired by many for being the “smartest person” they ever met. He was interested in anything technical, played tennis and softball in his younger years, enjoyed fishing, and skiing with his sons. Brian was ...
In Remembrance of Alva G. (Grahn) Canty
Alva G. (Grahn) Canty, age 93, loving wife of the late Charles W. Canty, passed away Thursday March 24, 2022, at Life Care Center of West Bridgewater, after a long well lived life. Obituary: GRAVESIDE SERVICE
11 a.m. Thursday, March 31, 2022
Pine Hill Cemetery, 483 N Main St, West Bridgewater, MA 02379 ...
In Remembrance of Elsa (Mattsson) Persson
Elsa Mattsson Persson, age 95, wife of the late Rev. L. Einar Persson, passed away peacefully at her home in East Bridgewater, on Sunday December 5, 2021. Born on Saturday August 7, 1926, in Proctor, VT, she was the daughter of the late Swan and Lilly (Valentine) Mattsson and was the oldest of eleven. GRAVESIDE SERVICE
December 15, 2021
11:00 AM
Pine Hill Cemetery
West Bridgewater, MA 02379 Reception at First Evangelical Lutheran, Brockton Obituary: ...
In Remembrance of Eric R. Johnson
Eric R. Johnson, beloved son of Harold “Dick” and Gertrude “Trudy” (Wilding) Johnson, earned his angel wings after a brief illness on Saturday, October 9. He was 57. Eric was an adored brother to Lisa Oliviere and her husband Tod of North Easton MA, and Richard Johnson and his wife Alice of Wrentham MA. He was also an amazing uncle to Tommy and Catherine Oliviere, and Russell and Nathan Johnson. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Make a Wish Foundation at or Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital at
Obituary:…/Eric-R.-Johnson-108528667 ...
In Remembrance of Lois H. (Almquist) Ortendahl
Lois H. Ortendahl
Celebration of Life
Jun, 29 2021 at 11 a.m.
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Lois H. (Almquist) Ortendahl, 99, of Chatham, passed away peacefully at Liberty Commons on June 21, 2021. Born in Ridgeway, PA., the daughter of Engnard W. and Hattie T. (Anderson) Almquist, Lois relocated to Quincy and graduated Quincy High School. Formerly of Brockton, Lois was active in many aspects of ministry at First Lutheran Church – especially Martha Guild, choir and Lutheran Social Services. In Brockton, she was a member of the Thursday Club, American Field Service, and served as president of the board ...