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Mary I. Martin, 95, of Hudson

September 5th, 2014

Hudson – Mary I. (Jagoon) Martin, 95, of Hudson, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital. She is survived by her two children, Patricia Lavigne and her husband Ronald of West Boylston and Kenneth Martin and his wife Susan of Westborough. She is also survived by her three grandchildren, Oscar Gauvin and his wife [...]

Ralph W. Thomas Jr., 89, of Hudson

September 5th, 2014

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Hudson – Ralph W. “Walter” Thomas Jr., 89, of Hudson, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northborough. He was the loving husband of the late Virginia C. (Gardner) Thomas, who died in 1994. Ralph was born in Marlborough, son of the late Ralph and Grace (King) Thomas. He [...]

Carol J. Swiss, 85, of Shrewsbury

September 5th, 2014

Shrewsbury – Carol J. (Buckley) Swiss, of Shrewsbury, died at home Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, with family gathered by her side. She was 85. Family and friends will honor and remember Carol’s life by gathering for calling hours Monday, Sept. 8, from 5-8 p.m., at Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors ~ The Sumner House, 5 [...]

Ruth Smith, 75, of Hudson

September 3rd, 2014

Hudson – Ruth E. (Wikstrom) Smith, 75, of Hudson, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Frank A. Smith of Hudson. Ruth was born in Quincy, daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy (Somers) Wikstrom. She was raised in Pembroke, where she attended local schools, [...]

Elaine Collins Ciara, 78, formerly of Westborough

September 3rd, 2014

Falmouth – Elaine Collins Ciara, 78, of Falmouth, formerly of Westborough, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late Mario P. Ciara. Her first husband, Robert M. Collins, passed away in 2006. Born in Stockton, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Elwood and Esther (Webster) [...]

Carl A. Iaccarino, 86, of Shrewsbury

September 3rd, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Carl A. Iaccarino, 86, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully at home Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Carl is survived by his devoted wife of 68 years, Christine D. (Evangelista) Iaccarino; a son, Francis X. Iaccarino and his wife Ann of Shrewsbury; four daughters, Maria M. Iaccarino of Shrewsbury, Marguerite [...]

Mabel E. Gracie, 85, of Hudson

September 2nd, 2014

Hudson – Mabel E. (MacEachern) Gracie, 85, of Hudson, died at her home Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She leaves her loving husband of 65 years, James Gracie of Hudson. Mabel was born in Boston, daughter of the late Ivan and Olga (Gill) MacEachern. She was raised in Roslindale, where she [...]

Norman E. Johnson Jr., 88, of Hudson

September 2nd, 2014

Hudson – Norman E. Johnson Jr., 88, of Hudson, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at Marlboro Hills Healthcare Center. He was the husband of the late Margie Johnson. Norman was born and raised in Boston, son of the late Norman E. Johnson Sr. and Bertha (Johnston). He has been a longtime resident of Hudson and [...]

Norma Ball, 92, of Marlborough

September 2nd, 2014

Marlborough – Norma (Walton) Ball, 92, of Marlborough, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. She was the daughter of the late James and Mary (Kay) Walton. Mrs. Ball had been employed as a cryptographer for the U.S. government during WWII at Camp Miles Standish, Taunton. It was there that she met her late husband, Richard Ball [...]

Robert Harvey, former president of family company, dies at age 95

September 2nd, 2014

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Westborough  – Robert Emory Harvey, 95, of Westborough died on Saturday, August 30, 2014. He leaves his wife of 72 years, Jane (Williams) Harvey. He was born in Westborough, the son of Luta L. (Grimes) and Emory L. Harvey and lived there all his life. Harvey graduated from Westborough High School in 1936 and received [...]

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