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Ronald Yee, 63, of Shrewsbury

January 3rd, 2017

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Shrewsbury – When you experience the death of a loved one, it helps to think of them doing something that makes you remember…and smile. For Ron Yee’s family, it’s the vision of him dancing. It brings levity to their sad hearts now that Ron’s battle with pancreatic cancer has come to an end. He passed […]

Judith May Barnes, 72, of Westborough

January 3rd, 2017

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Westborough – Judith May Barnes, 72, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 in UMass Memorial Healthcare- University Hospital, Worcester. She leaves her daughter, Patricia Barker; son-in-law David Barker; and son David Jessing Jr., all of Connecticut. She also leaves her grandchildren, Joshua Barker and his wife Meg Barker of Hawaii and Leah May Barker of Connecticut. […]

Richard C. Maloney, 83, formerly of Westborough

January 3rd, 2017

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Hingham/Orleans – Richard C. Maloney, 83, of Hingham and Orleans, formerly of Westborough, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 in Hingham. He was a devoted husband and was happily married to the late Carolyn (McHugh) Maloney for 41 years. Born and raised in Worcester, he was the son of the late Francis and Nora (Whelan) […]

Rogerio Silva, 89, formerly of Hudson

January 3rd, 2017

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Newmarket, N.H. – Rogerio “Roger” John Silva, 89, of Newmarket, N.H., formerly of Hudson, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at the Hyder Hospice House in Dover, N.H. Born in Hudson to Etelvina “Ethel’ and Joaquim “Jack” Silva, formerly of Fuyat Street, Hudson, Roger and his family lived in Hudson from the early 1900s through […]

Dorothy A. Gill, a lifelong resident of Marlborough

January 3rd, 2017

Marlborough – Dorothy “Dot” A. Gill, a lifelong resident of Marlborough, died peacefully at home Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. Born in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late Virginia M. Hennebury and William “Ed” Gill. She leaves her brothers, Martin J. and Charles E. Gill, and her nephew and nieces, James, Katherine and Charlotte […]

Philip E. Buxton, 66, husband of Betheda Shuman

December 29th, 2016

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Westborough – Philip Edward Buxton, 66, of Westborough, passed away at home Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, surrounded by loving family. He was born Oct. 18, 1950 in Worcester to Lewis and Dorothy Buxton, both of Worcester. He was educated at Hopkinton High School, graduating in 1968, and participated in a variety of sports, including track […]

Michael A. Trotto Sr., 81, of Shrewsbury

December 29th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Local legend Mike Trotto hoisted his main sail, trimmed his jib and set his compass toward his next journey beyond earth’s great horizon Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 as he died peacefully amidst his large family. He was 81. Born Sept. 29, 1935 at his family’s home on Holden Street in Shrewsbury, Mike was […]

Rose Nevins, 95, formerly of Marlborough

December 29th, 2016

Marlborough – Rose Nevins, 95, formerly of Marlborough, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester. Born in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late James and Sara (Rogers) Nevins. A graduate of St. Anne’s Academy in Marlborough, Rose had been employed as an executive secretary at the […]

Katherine M. Tulis, 93, of Northborough

December 28th, 2016

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Northborough – Katherine M. (Boudreau) Tulis passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at Christopher House of Worcester. She leaves three daughters, Lorraine Yellick and her husband Alick of Northborough, Ann Marie Hardy and her husband Paul of Magnolia, and Christine Tulis of San Anselmo, Calif.; her sister, Elaine Montgomery of Arlington; two grandchildren, Jennifer […]

Albert A. Garganigo, 99, of Shrewsbury

December 27th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Albert A. “Lovey” Garganigo, 99, lifelong Shrewsbury resident and business owner, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 after being stricken at home. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Charles and Minnie (Morandi) Garganigo. He was raised on Baker Avenue in Shrewsbury and educated in the Shrewsbury schools. “Lovey” as he […]

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