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Edna D. Christensen, 93, of Westborough

September 23rd, 2016


Westborough – Edna D. Christensen, 93, of Westborough, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. She was predeceased by husbands, Charles E. Christensen and Willard Benton. Born in Grafton, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Sarah (Wilson) Davenport. She was raised and educated […]

Ralph E. Dumphy, 84, of Shrewsbury

September 21st, 2016


Shrewsbury – Ralph E. Dumphy, 84, of Shrewsbury, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at the Christopher House in Worcester, surrounded by his loving family. He was born and raised in Worcester, son of the late Thomas and Ora (Burpee) Dumphy. He graduated from Saint John’s High School in 1950. He later continued his education at […]

Sean N. Chapdelaine, 43, of Northborough

September 21st, 2016


Northborough – Sean N. Chapdelaine, a lifelong resident of Northborough, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at his home. He was 43. Among his survivors, he leaves his daughter, Tatum Rose Chapdelaine of Shrewsbury; his mother, Karen E. Chapdelaine and step-father William Spring of Northborough; one sister, Michelle Healy of West Boylston; two step-brothers, […]

Eugene F. Curley, 87, of Stow

September 21st, 2016


Stow – Eugene F. “Geno” Curley, 87, a longtime resident of Stow and formerly of Hudson, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of 49 years to the late Elinor R. (Case) Curley. Geno was born and raised in Hudson, son of the late […]

Laura V. Chalifoux, 76, of Southborough

September 21st, 2016

Southborough – Laura Virginia Chalifoux, 76, of Southborough, passed away suddenly Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at home. She was born in Nashua, N.H. to Levi J. and Mildred E. (Shunaman) Chalifoux.  Laura grew up on a dairy farm in Hudson, N.H. and graduated from Alvirne High School in Hudson in 1958. After working as a […]

L. Janet Mulcahy, 86, of Grafton

September 20th, 2016


 Grafton – L. Janet (Largesse) Mulcahy, 86, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 following a lengthy illness. Janet is survived and lovingly remembered by her children, John J. Mulcahy and his wife Janet, Thomas F. Mulcahy, Paul B. Mulcahy and his wife Cindy, Peter V. Mulcahy and his wife Deborah, and Judith Ann Richter. She […]

Diane D. Ricci, 73, of Webster

September 19th, 2016


Webster – Diane D. (Girard) Ricci, of Webster, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 in Care One in Millbury. She was 73. Born July 29, 1943 in Southbridge, she was a daughter of the late Armand and Beatrice (Hoffschir) Girard. Raised and educated in Southbridge she lived many years in Webster. Diane was a much loved […]

Robert J. Skog, 70, of Westborough

September 19th, 2016


Westborough – Robert J. Skog, 70, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at home with his family. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Earl and Anne (Rosseel) Skog. He was raised and educated in Westborough and was a 1964 graduate of Westborough High School. He also attended and […]

Alice H. Mercik, 91, of Shrewsbury

September 19th, 2016


Shrewsbury – Alice H. (Wadas) Mercik, 91, of Shrewsbury, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at UMass Memorial Healthcare in Worcester after a brief illness. She was born in Bondsville, daughter of the late Apolonia (Bak) and Martin Wadas. She graduated from Palmer High School and Worcester Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1948. She […]

Joyce Cross, 95, of Hudson

September 15th, 2016


Hudson – Joyce Eileen (Vickery) Cross, 95, of Hudson, formerly of Southborough, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 at her home. Born May 24, 1921 in Kenilworth, England, she was the daughter of the late John and Rosina (Lockwood) Vickery and the wife of the late Norman C. Cross. In 1954, following WWII, Mr. and Mrs. […]

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