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Ford G. Tingley, 81, of Westborough

August 11th, 2017

Westborough – Ford G. Tingley, 81, of Westborough, formerly of Natick, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2017 at the Knollwood Nursing Center in West Boylston. He was the beloved husband of Josephine F. (Fitzpatrick) Tingley, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Attleboro, he was the son of the late Hulbert L and […]

Leonard C. Harris, 69, of Westborough

August 11th, 2017

Westborough – Leonard C. Harris, 69, of Westborough, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 at UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital in Worcester. Len grew up in Framingham and graduated from Wentworth Institute with two degrees: mechanical engineering and machine processes. He lived most of his adult life in Westborough. He leaves behind his wife of 39 years, Nancy […]

Katherine J. Pendergast, 87, of Grafton

August 9th, 2017

Grafton – Katherine J. Pendergast, 87, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, David J. Pendergast. She leaves her daughters, Janet Gemme and her husband John, Joan Thorne, Kathleen Goulet and her husband Stephen, all of Grafton, and Susan McMackin […]

Roland L. Breault, 91, of Shrewsbury

August 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Roland L. Breault, 91, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Charlton, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Memorial Hospital in Worcester. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 46 years, Lucy (DeMaria) Breault. Roland is survived by two sons, Francis Breault and his wife Nancy of Shrewsbury and Arthur Breault and his wife […]

Doris E. Brunette, 97, of Shrewsbury

August 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Doris E. Brunette, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 at Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. She was born Jan. 23, 1920 in Worcester, the daughter of Joseph N. and Delia M. (Malboeuf) Brunette. Doris graduated from Commerce High School and worked as an assistant chief operator for New England […]

Meghan E. Farrell, 25, of Marlborough

August 8th, 2017

Marlborough – Meghan E. Farrell, 25, of Marlborough, died suddenly Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident. Meghan was the daughter of Troy and Wendy (Shorrock) Farrell, both of Marlborough. She was a graduate of Bryant University, class of 2014, where she studied and earned her degree in Business Finance. Prior […]

Ella T. Greelis, 80, of Hudson

August 8th, 2017

Hudson – Ella T. (Quillin) Greelis, 80, of Hudson, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. She leaves behind her beloved husband of over 61 years, John R. Greelis. In addition to her husband, Ella also leaves behind her four children, Cindy J. Woodbury and her husband Mark of Hudson, Jack P. Greelis […]

Madelyn M. Adams, 73, of Grafton

August 8th, 2017

Grafton – Madelyn M. (Cove) Adams, 73, passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 following complications from Parkinson’s disease. She leaves her husband of 50 years, David E. Adams; her daughters, Dorothy “Dottie” Adams and Bob Demidowicz of Agawam and Elizabeth “Betsy” Matuzek and her husband Stanley of South Grafton; her grandchildren, Kylie, Sydney and Mackenzie […]

Francis J. Horan Jr., 84, of Shrewsbury

August 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Francis J. “Frank” Horan, Jr., 84, longtime resident of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer and pulmonary fibrosis. Frank leaves behind his beloved wife of more than 60 years, Madeline J. (Cavanaugh) Horan, and four children, James and his wife Diana of Worcester, Timothy and […]

Meryl A. Giedymin, 24, of Shrewsbury

August 8th, 2017

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 Shrewsbury – Meryl Anastasia Giedymin, a lifelong resident of Shrewsbury, was born Feb. 13, 1993, the second of five children. Fiercely independent, wildly artistic, and ever loyal, Meryl loved to express herself through drawing, photography, and her ever-expanding collection of tattoos. She loved living life to the fullest: being outdoors, taking […]

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