Obituaries

The Community Advocate will post obituaries online (and in print, as space allows) at no charge as a courtesy to our readers. Please send information (and a picture, if desired) to tracy@communityadvocate.com.

For Advertising, Please Call – (508) 366-5500

Home » Obituaries

Merle Wolfson, 81, of Marlborough

April 25th, 2016

Marlborough – Merle Wolfson, 81, of Marlborough, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. She leaves behind two daughters, Amy Birdsall and her husband Scott and Deborah O’Connor; five grandchildren, Katherine, Kirstin and Joshua Birdsall, Ashley Zink and Jillian Martin; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be private. The […]

Jennifer McGrail, 42, formerly of Grafton

April 25th, 2016

Obit Jennifer McGrail

Keene, N.H./Grafton – Jennifer Jane (Goguen) McGrail, 42, formerly of Grafton, passed peacefully in her sleep Thursday, April 21, 2016 after battling breast cancer for three years. Jen was a vibrant, ambitious wife and mother who leaves a wonderful legacy for her family and all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She is survived […]

Robert O. Williams, 82, formerly of Northborough

April 22nd, 2016

Obit Robert O. Williams_crop

Burke Hollow, Vt. – Robert O. Williams, 82, of Burke Hollow, formerly of Northborough, passed away peacefully at his home Friday morning, March 11, 2016. Robert was born in Freeport, Maine on June 7, 1933, to the late Howard Everett and Elizabeth Rose (Bean) Williams. He was raised and educated in Marlborough schools and later […]

Margery L. Lefebvre, 88, of Hudson

April 21st, 2016

Hudson – Margery L. (Hubert) Lefebvre, 88, of Hudson, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Rose Monahan Hospice House in Worcester. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles F. Lefebvre Sr., who died in 2001. Margery was born in Hudson, daughter of the late Clement and Mary (Harte) Hubert. She was a lifelong […]

Maria F. Sousa, 57, of Hudson

April 21st, 2016

Hudson – Maria F. Sousa, 57, of Hudson, died Monday, April 18, 2016 at Marlborough Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Antonio L. Sousa and loving mother to Stephanie Sousa of Hudson. Maria was born in Terceira, the Azores, daughter of the late Jose M. and Jesuina (Santos) Luz. She was a resident of […]

Lois Carlson, 81, of Marlborough

April 21st, 2016

Obit Lois Carlson

Marlborough – Lois Blanche (Fenton) Carlson, 81, of Marlborough, died following a long illness Tuesday, April 19, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester. Lois was born in Waltham to Gladys (Mackenzie) Fenton and Edgar Fenton. She attended Waltham public schools and worked at the New England Mica Factory in […]

Paul O’Brien, 87, of Shrewsbury

April 20th, 2016

Obit Paul O'Brien_crop

Shrewsbury – Paul Peter O’Brien, 87, of the Southgate Community in Shrewsbury, formerly of Harwich, died Saturday, April 16, 2016 in his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Dorchester, he was son of the late Frederick and Elizabeth (Bowen) O’Brien. He graduated from Boston Technical High School in 1946, and served […]

Manuel Simonian, 82, of Shrewsbury

April 20th, 2016

Obit Manuel Simonian

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury – The life given us by nature is short; but the memory of a well-spent life is eternal. Manny Simonian’s memory is eternal. He died peacefully Tuesday, April 19, 2016. He was 82. Manuel Simonian was born Nov. 17, 1933 in Worcester, a son of Armenian immigrants Simon and Margaret (Aslanian) Simonian. […]

Frances C. Curtis, 92, of Westborough

April 20th, 2016

Obit Frances Curtis_crop

Westborough – Frances C. Curtis, 92, of Westborough, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-Memorial Hospital in Worcester. She was the wife of the late Thomas A. Curtis. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Domenic and Zalmira (Maiocco) DeLollis. She was educated in Worcester schools and was a […]

David P. Morin, 33, of Grafton

April 20th, 2016

Obit David P. Morin

Grafton – David P. Morin, 33, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016. He leaves behind his daughters, Nevaeh Morin and Kelsie Morin; a son, Jeffrey Morin; and their mother, Julie Howarth; his mother, Paula Kelliher Lord; his step-father, David Fadden; a brother, Paul Morin; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by […]

Recently Commented

  • Kathy: Thank you so much Normand for these lovely stories. It’s nice to have some history of this impressive...
  • Debra Roberts: I just went there today for a color and cut and saw Daniel. He was wonderful and took so much time to...
  • Jason: Thanks for stopping me for literally no reason while I was walking home from the convenient store,...
  • BOB NORGARD: It surely appears that emotions played a hugh part in deciding what to do with the White Cliffs. Maybe...
  • Leslie Rutan: Thank you very much!!