Michael Mullane, 69, 1/1/16
Longtime labor leader and Boston Fire Fighter Michael Mullane died a line of duty death following complications from surgery related to occupational illness. At the time of his death, Fire Fighter Mullane was the most senior member of the IAFF Executive Board, with 30 years of servivce. He was also a retired Firefighter and Union President in Boston Local 718.
Norval Bryant, 52, 1/12/16
Norvel Bryant died after falling from a scaffolding at a worksite. Mr. Bryant was a sought-after carpenter and loved karaoke. He left behind a large family including five great-nieces and nephews.
Jeff Martell, 50, 1/20/16
Musician Jeff Martel was killed in a head-on car crash while dirving to a gig. Mr. Martell was a motivational speaker and a beloved member of the Pioneer Valley folk music community. He leaves behind a son, Elijah.