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Roland E. Charpentier, 84, of Charlton

July 26th, 2017

Charlton – Roland E. “Rolly” Charpentier, 84, of Charlton, formerly of Westborough, Worcester, and Shrewsbury, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at Southbridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by his family. Roland was born July 14, 1933 in Leominster, a son to the late Lucien D. and Marie Ange (Desilets) Charpentier. He is survived by […]

Jesse Barton, 25, of Southborough

July 26th, 2017

Southborough – Jesse Patrick Barton, 25, of Southborough, died Friday, July 21, 2017 at his home unexpectedly. He was the son of Patrick and Nancy (Kerner) Barton of Southborough. Jesse was a 2010 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough and was a chef at Bullfinches in Sudbury and the Oregon Club in Ashland. […]

Vernon C. Johnson, 82, of Shrewsbury

July 25th, 2017

December 4, 1934 – July 22, 2017   Shrewsbury – Vernon C. “Vern” Johnson, 82, was born in Shrewsbury and he peacefully left this world from Shrewsbury with all of his children by his side. He was proud to be a lifelong resident of the town he loved so very much. He spent many years […]

Louise K. George, 99, of Shrewsbury

July 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Louise K. George, 99, a longtime Shrewsbury resident, died peacefully Sunday, July 23, 2017 in the Shrewsbury Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by loved ones. Louise is survived by her sister, Marie Smith of Shrewsbury; many loving nieces, nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews who were like her own children to […]

Charles J. Fraser Jr., 90, of Marlborough

July 25th, 2017

Marlborough – Charles J. Fraser, Jr., 90, of Marlborough, passed away peacefully at home Friday, July 21, 2017. He was the beloved of husband of 70 years to Alexandra “Alice” (Miskevitch) Fraser. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Charles J. Sr. and Annis (Small) Fraser.  He was raised and educated in […]

Gevena T. Putelis, 97, of Shrewsbury

July 24th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Gevena T. (Wysocki) Putelis, 97, of Plainfield Avenue, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Christopher House in Worcester. She is survived by her sister, Eleanor (Wysocki) Wall; two sons, Randall Putelis of Florida and Allan Putelis and his wife Heide of Shrewsbury; five grandchildren, Kristen (Putelis) Vaidya and her husband Neil, Joseph Putelis […]

Joseph M. Diniz, 89, of Hudson

July 24th, 2017

Hudson – Joseph M. “Joe” Diniz, 89, of Hudson, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at his home. He was married to the late Connie (Peltier) Diniz for 55 years. Born Sept. 11, 1927 in Marlborough, he was the son of the late Sebastian and Mary (Freitas) Diniz. He was a graduate of Hudson High School […]

Jean Salter Roetter, 92, of Westborough

July 24th, 2017

Westborough – Jean Salter Roetter, 92, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at her home at the Willows in Westborough, surrounded by her three beloved daughters. Born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Dec. 19, 1924, to Katharine Hayden Salter and John Thomas Salter, she lived most of her life in Amherst on Kellogg Avenue. Jean […]

Laila Buchieri, 91, of Southborough

July 20th, 2017

Southborough – Laila Violet (Nykanen) Buchieri, 91, of Southborough, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. She was the beloved wife of the Manual Buchieri, who passed away in 1985. Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada she was the daughter of the late Henry and […]

Olympia M. McConnell, 85, of Hudson

July 20th, 2017

Hudson – Olympia M. (Colella) McConnell, 85, of Hudson, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital, with her adoring family by her side. She joins her husband of over 45 years, Leo T. McConnell, who predeceased her in 1993. Olympia is survived by her four children, Lisa M. Bertram and her husband […]

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