William P. McDermott Jr. 62, of Norwood, "Junior" passed away after a courageous and fearless battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) on August 15 in Massachusetts General Hospital. Born February 2,1955 in Quincy, the son of the late William P. McDermott "Skeets “and Helen E. Read more.
Harriet A. (Dellysse) Desmond, 72, of Medfield formerly of Milford, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Medway Country Manor in Medway MA. She was born in Bayshore, NY, daughter of the late Homer and Ann (Shutack) Dellysse and moved to Milford in 1969. Read more.
Margaret L. (Burford) Matthews,70, of Uxbridge passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at the Atlantic Coast Rehab. and Healthcare Center in Lakewood, NJ. She was the wife of the late Gerard J. Matthews, Jr., who died in 1993. Margaret was born May 23, 1947 in Milford, the d Read more.
Dorothy J. (Wood) McLay, 94, Hopkinton, Grafton and Uxbridge, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the St. Camillus Health Center in Whitinsville, MA. She was preceded by her beloved husband of 61 years, George A. McLay, who died in 2003. Read more.
Francis S. “Frank” Powers, Jr., 74, of Bellingham passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford. He was the lifelong partner of Regina Tomaszewski who passed in 2010. Frank had been employed as a security specialist for the U.S. Army Labs Read more.
Anthony F. “Tony” Mele, 83, of Medway, died peacefully, Sunday August 13, 2017 at Framingham Union Hospital, following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Marguerite (Juliani) Mele, with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born April 13, 1934 in Milford a son of Read more.
Dorothy “Lea” Grande, 85, of Holliston, MA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Raleigh, NC. Born in Cleveland County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Alpha (Harmon) and Micheaux Jenkins. She was the wife of the late Leo Grand Read more.
Mr. William J. Balmelli, 86, of Milford MA, died Sunday morning (August 13, 2017) at his residence after an illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret T. (OBrien) Balmelli, who died in 2011. Mr. Balmelli was born in Milford MA, Read more.
Leroy Grant Boutwell, 93, of Hopedale, died peacefully August 13 th at Christopher House in Worcester after a period of declining health. Pat was born on May 31, 1924 in Nashua, NH to the late George E. Boutwell, Jr. and the late Ruth (Palmer) Boutwell. He grew up in Peppere Read more.
Barbara A. (Grimley) Gannon, 88, of Franklin, died peacefully, with family at her side, Monday August 14th, 2017 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, following an illness. She was the beloved wife of the late George H. Gannon, Jr. who died in 2012. Read more.
Louise M. (Giacomelli) Hutchinson, 83, of Hopedale and formerly of Mendon died Monday, August 14, 2017. She was the wife of the late Laurie F. Hutchinson who died in 1995. Mrs. Hutchinson was employed for several years as an inspector at the former Telecron Division of Gener Read more.
Francis J. Frank Yered, Sr., 79, of Medway, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at Ellis Nursing and Rehab Center in Norwood. He was the beloved husband of Margaret A. Peggy (MacDonald) Yered for 55 years. Born in Boston on November 26, 1937, he was the son of George J. Yered, Sr. Read more.
William J. Balmelli, 86, of Milford MA, died early Sunday morning, August 13, 2017, at his residence after an illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret T. (OBrien) Balmelli, who died in 2011. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Edwards Memorial Fun Read more.
Gerald C. Hardy, 90, formerly of Bellingham, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017, after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Lucille (Vallee) Hardy, who passed away in 2012. Born on July 2, 1927, he was the son of the late Omer and Cora (Grondines) Hardy. H Read more.
Theresa F. (Schiavone) Higgins, 89, of Medway, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017, at Cornerstone/Compass of Milford Assisted Living. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul J. Higgins, Jr. who passed away in 2013. Born on November 13, 1927 in Framingham, MA she was the d Read more.
Lois M. (Swanbeck) Hoar, 93 of Franklin MA, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, August 10, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph L. Hoar who passed away on April 7, 2017. She was born on April 9, 1924, in Franklin MA, the beloved daughter Read more.
Sophie (Loosigian) Martin, 97, of Milford passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at Medway Country Manor, Medway. She was the wife of the late Aram Martin who died in 1980. Sophie worked for many years at the W.T. Grant Company in Milford. She also worked for several years as a Read more.
Nancy Ann Bronder died August 7th, 2017 of injuries sustained in a bicycle accident. Nancy was born May 24, 1963 in Camden, NJ. She was the daughter of Patrick Joseph Bronder and Carol Partlow Bronder of Hopkinton, MA. Nancy was a graduate of the Bancroft School and was awar Read more.
John Lombardo, 62, of Holliston, died August 11, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. John is survived by his loving wife, Jo-Anne Sites Lombardo, his mother, Anita of Franklin, and his siblings, Massimo of Northbridge, Robert of Whitinsville, Frank of Lunenburg, and Read more.
Audrey M. Swantak, 82, of Holliston, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017. Born in Gagetown, New Brunswick Canada, she was the daughter of the late Viola (Ferris) and Cecil Vail. She was the wife of the late Wayne M. Swantak. Read more.
Josephine S. (DAmelio) Brunelli, 98, of Franklin, died peacefully at her daughters home in Ft. Myers, Friday, August 4th, 2017, following an extended period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Ernest F. Brunelli, who died in 1980. Born in Franklin, December 18, 1 Read more.
Patrick D. McDonald, PhD., 72, of Holliston, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Elizabeth Seton Residence in Wellesley. Adored husband for 50 years of Kathryn McDonald and beloved father of Patrick McDonald of FL and Brian McDonald of TX. Born and raised in Rockvil Read more.
Justine E. (Ballarino) Donovan, 48, of Holliston, and a former lifetime Franklin resident, died Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, at the MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, where she had been a patient since last Friday. Born in Boston, January 4th, 1969, a beloved daughter of Read more.
Patrick D. McDonald, 72, of Holliston, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017. He was the husband of Kathryn (Mckenna) McDonald of Holliston. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, Read more.
Francis A. Irons, 85, of Mendon passed away on Mon. Aug. 7, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Dorothy E. Dot (Larson) Irons who died in 1997. Visiting hours will be held on Fri. Aug. 11, 2017 from 4-7 PM in the Buma Sargeant Funeral Ho Read more.
Alfred F. Richard, 85, of Bellingham passed away August 7 at his home. He was the husband of Edna (White) Richard for the past 60 years. Born in East Douglas, May 21,1932, the son of the late Levi and Alice (Buckiecsky) Richard, Mr. Richard had lived in Bellingham for most o Read more.
James C. Bond, 88, of Bellingham, died on August 5th. He was the husband of Florence E. (Dufresne) Bond. He was born in Plattsburgh, New York; son of the late James & Dorothy (Hoag) Bond. He was raised & educated in Plattsburgh and was a standout athlete Read more.
Helen A. (Novack) Anderson,91, of Uxbridge, MA passed away on August 4, 2017. She was born October 13, 1925 in Uxbridge the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Ziemba) Novack. Helen was a lifelong resident of Uxbridge and was a graduate of Uxbridge High School and Bec Read more.
John W. Foley, Jr., 76, of Milford passed away Sat. August 5, 2017 in Countryside Healthcare in Milford. He was the husband of the late Barbara J. (Ridolfi) Foley who died in 2014. A lifelong resident of Milford, Mr. Foley was a firefighter for over 25 years with the Town of Read more.
Joseph M. Ledoux, 84, of Bellingham, died Monday, August 7, 2017 at his home after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Helen S. (Wesolowski) Ledoux since 1953. Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on August 10, 1932, he was the son of the late Paul and Annette (Thibeau Read more.
Carl R. Carlson, 91, of Mendon and formerly of Hopedale passed away Thursday August 3, 2017 in Lydia Taft House, Uxbridge. He leaves behind the love of his life, June S. (Larson) Carlson married to each other for an extraordinary 66 years. Carl was a trained toolmaker having Read more.
Charlotte B. (Lane) Fargo of Hopkinton, Massachusetts passed away on August 6, 2017, at age 96. She was the wife of the late George A. Fargo, Sr. of Hopkinton and sister of the late Evelyn Read of Holliston, Mass. Born on September 15, 1920 in Framingham, MA, Charlotte was t Read more.
Jennie H. (Tonaszuck) Linskey, 93, of Medway passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Bethany Health Care Center in Framingham. She was the beloved wife of Henry J. Linskey who passed away in 1986. Born in Boston on October 9, 1923, Read more.
Lorraine M. (Dionne) Long, 67, of Upton and a former longtime Franklin resident, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 4th, 2017, at the Milford Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She is the beloved wife of 27 years, to Peter O. Long. Born on May 23, 1950 Read more.
Harold V. Murphy Jr., 91, of Milford, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Blaire House Assisted Living in Milford MA. He was the husband of the late Shirley A. (Donahue) Murphy who passed away in 2017. He was born in Milford son of the late Harold V. Murphy Sr. Read more.
Nicholas Richard Caruso, November 19, 1921 - August 1, 2017, of Dedham formerly of Milford. Beloved son of the late John and Mary (DePalma) Caruso. Loving husband of Rose (Ohanessian) Caruso of Dedham for 70 years. A U.S. Army Veteran of WW II where he proudly Read more.
Antoinette M. (Pica) Ferrucci, 88, of Milford, passed away August 2, 2017 at the Countryside Healthcare of Milford. She was the wife of the late Pasquale P. Ferrucci who passed away in 1980. She was born in Naples, Italy daughter of the Guiseppe and Ann Pica and lived in Mil Read more.
John R. Lawrence, 92, of Franklin, MA, formerly of Stratford and Wilton, CT, passed away on July 31, 2017 at his home after a recent decline in health. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Priscilla (Rhodes) Lawrence. Born April 15, 1925 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the so Read more.
Alice T. Leal, 89, died Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Center in Natick. She was the widow of George F. Leal, who died in 1996. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (McCabe) Fitzgerald. She was a 1945 graduate of St. John Read more.
Michael P. Zarenne, 100, of Milford passed away on Tues. Aug. 1, 2017 at Countryside Healthcare of Milford. He was the husband of the late Mary T. (Cugini) Zarenne who died in 2009. Visiting hours will be held Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 4-7 PM in the BUMA-SARGEANT FUNERAL H Read more.
Elsie L. (Storkfelt) Gleichauf, 88, of Walpole formerly of Norwood and Sharon, died peacefully July 28th. She was the wife of the late Herbert E. Gleichauf who died in 2006. Born in Norwood, October 20,1928, the daughter of the late Richard and Dagmar (Larsen) Storkfelt, Mrs Read more.
Gerald Allen Roy, 64, of Holliston, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017. Born in Oahu, Hawaii, he was the son of the late Beatrice (Anderson) and Robert Roy. He was the husband of Diane McDermott Roy of Holliston. Gerry was the Director of the Art Department at the Foxborough Read more.
William A. Billy Bixby, 83, a longtime Franklin resident, died peacefully, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the Serenity Hill Nursing Home in Wrentham, following an extended period of failing health. Born Read more.
Judith C. (Anderson) Collin, 81, of Blackstone passed away Sunday, July 31, 2017 at her home. She was the wife of Lucien G. Collin. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 4-7 Read more.
Robert Calvin (Bob) Higgins of Holliston was born May 22, 1925 to Walter D. and Mildred (Claflin) Higgins. On July 29, 2017 at the age of 92, Robert passed away following a brief illness. Bob was a 1943 graduate of Holliston High School. He served in the U.S. Army from June Read more.
William J. Nadon of Bellingham, Massachusetts passed away unexpectedly at home, entering into eternal rest on July 26, 2017. Mr. Nadon was the loving husband, Jean F. (Adams) Nadon. He was the devoted father to Billiegene A. Lavallee and her husband Roland A. of Bellingham; Read more.
Rhonda A. Rutkowski, 52, of Hopedale, died peacefully at home, with family at her side, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at home following an illness. Born July 12, 1965, in Waltham, the daughter of Ronald A. Rutkowski Sr. of Franklin and the late Phyllis A. (Orifice) Rutkowski. Read more.