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Anne M. Johnson, 101, of Northborough

October 16th, 2017

Northborough – Anne M. (Fors) Johnson, 101, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at the Coleman House in Northborough, surrounded by her family, where she had been a resident for the past two years. She was the wife of 35 years to the late Otto E. Johnson, who died in 1972. She is survived […]

Mark R. Harris, 61, of Shrewsbury

October 16th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Mark R. Harris, 61, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, in the Rose Monahan Hospice House in Worcester. Mark’s warm smile, sound advice and loving character touched all that knew him in a very special way. Truly, to know Mark was to love him. He was […]

Kenneth J. Torok, 78, of Northborough

October 12th, 2017

Northborough – Kenneth J. Torok, 78, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 after a period of declining health, his loving wife Dorothy A. (Nelson), by his side. Ken was born in Woodbridge, N.J., the son to the late Joseph and Esther (Nagy) Torok. Ken earned both a BS and MS in Engineering […]

Louise A. Cote, 92, of Westborough

October 11th, 2017

Westborough – Louise A. Cote, 92, a lifelong Westborough resident, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. She was the beloved wife of 69 years to Adelard A. Cote. Born and raised in Westborough, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Antoinette (Antonio) […]

Ralph E. Heim, 98, of Shrewsbury

October 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Ralph E. Heim, 98, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Jeanne N. Heim. Born Sept. 17, 1919 in Evanston, Ill., he was a son of the late Carl and Alice (Riorden) Heim. Ralph proudly joined the United States Army and […]

Matthew P. Malone, 27, of Westborough

October 10th, 2017

Westborough – Matthew P. Malone, 27, died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at home after a long battle with addiction. Born in Framingham, Matthew had been a lifelong resident of Westborough, and was a 2008 graduate of Westborough High School. He is survived by his mother, Brenda L. (Uhlman) Malone of Westborough; his father and […]

Michael Cherry, 27, of Grafton

October 10th, 2017

Grafton – Michael Stephen Cherry, 27, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 with his mother by his side. He was the son of Andrea Cherry and the late James Cherry. He was his mother’s best Christmas present ever, born Dec. 25, 1989 in Worcester. Michael graduated from Grafton Memorial High School in 2007. While in […]

Douglas S. Reid Sr., 85, of Marlborough

October 9th, 2017

Marlborough – Douglas S. Reid Sr., 85, of Marlborough, formerly of Framingham, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, surrounded by family, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Johnson) Reid for the past 63 years. A devoted father, he leaves behind his children, Doug Reid Jr., his wife […]

David A. French Sr., 80, of Westborough

October 9th, 2017

Westborough – David A. French Sr., 80, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. Mr. French is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara E. (Woodis) French. Born May 9, 1937, in North Dighton, he was the son of the late Edward C. […]

Karl E. Hubbard, 69, of Grafton

October 9th, 2017

Grafton – Karl E. Hubbard, 69, passed away unexpectedly at Saint Vincent Hospital Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. He leaves his wife of 45 years, Mary (Olson) Hubbard; daughter Kathleen Hubbard; son Keith Hubbard and his wife Mary (Dobas); and grandson Jackson Hubbard. He also leaves his brother, Andrew Hubbard and partner Lorraine Grant; niece, Joan […]

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