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George J. Kalil, 83, of Shrewsbury

May 9th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – George J. Kalil, 83, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Thursday, May 5, 2015 in the Christopher House, surrounded by his loving family. George is survived by his devoted wife of 48 years, Ann (Swirnialis) Kalil; his son, James Kalil; a brother, Edward Kalil and his wife Ruth; and nephews and nieces. […]

Chad W. Kennedy, 37, of Marlborough

May 9th, 2016

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Marlborough – Chad W. Kennedy, 37, of Marlborough, died peacefully in his wife’s arms Thursday, May 5, 2016 at his home while surrounded by family, after a fierce and courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Jenner M. (Blakey) Kennedy for the past 12 years. Chad was born in Clarion, Pa.,  the son […]

Barbara Donohue, formerly of Westborough

May 6th, 2016

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Sandwich/Westborough – Barbara Donohue passed away peacefully March 5, 2016 with her family by her side.  She was born July 20, 1941 to Olga and John Donohue of Floral Park, New York.  Barbara is survived by her 26- year companion Michael Flanagan of Sandwich, MA.  She is also survived by her three children and their […]

Elizabeth Unger, 72, of Marlborough

May 6th, 2016

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Marlborough – Elizabeth (Lepore) Unger, 72, of Marlborough, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Rose Monahan Home in Worcester. Born in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Doris (Belmore) Lepore and the wife of Harold Unger of Marlborough. Following her graduation from Marlborough High School in 1962 and achieving an associate’s […]

Merle Foye, 91, of Grafton

May 5th, 2016

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Grafton – Merle Foye, 91, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 following a brief illness. He leaves his wife of 47 years, Sandra (Houlden) Foye; his sons, Edward M. Foye and Thomas W. Foye; daughter, Marilyn Foye Tebo; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He was the last surviving of seven siblings who all […]

Paul C. Kiritsy, 91, of Shrewsbury

May 5th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Paul C. Kiritsy passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 3, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Paul, who celebrated his 91st birthday March 11, was known by many nicknames: Pappou Shark, Chief, Pokie, PK, but he was called “Tiger” by those who worked with him at Mosaic Fabrications-later Galileo Electro-optics, the company he co-founded. […]

Mary V. Marrone, 86, of Sudbury

May 4th, 2016

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Sudbury – Mary V. (Giallongo) Marrone, 86, of Sudbury, died Monday, May 2, 2016 at Oak Knoll Healthcare Center in Framingham. She was born in Medford, the daughter of the late Gesualdo and Marion (Mirabile) Giallongo, and was a 1948 graduate of Medford High School. Mary owned and operated Marrone’s Bake Shop in Sudbury for […]

Dennis W. Doe, 57, of Grafton

May 4th, 2016

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Grafton – Dennis W. Doe, 57, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his daughter, Danielle Doe of Madrid, Spain; his parents, Ken and Colleen Doe of North Fort Myers, Fla.; a sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Tom Stewart of Bowie, Md; numerous cousins, including Ralph […]

Antonio Cunha, 76, of Hudson

May 4th, 2016

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Hudson – Antonio Valdemar “Tony” Cunha, of Hudson, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Tony was born Dec. 2, 1939 in Lisbon, Portugal, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. He was the eldest son of the late Antonio F Cunha and Maria (Vieira) Cunha. He was born […]

Richard D. White, 71, of Cambridge

May 4th, 2016

Cambridge – Richard D. White, 71, died Monday, May 2, 2016 after a long period of failing health. He was born in Cambridge, the son of the late William A. and Ruth C. (Bennett) White and lived most of his life there. He was the former husband of the late Kazuyo Nakashima. Mr. White was […]

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