Stephen M. Cashes, 65, of Marlborough


Marlborough – Stephen M. Cashes, 65, died April 19, 2019 after a long period of failing health. He was born in Marlborough, the son of the late Donald H. Cashes and the late Jeanette (Hagerman) Cashes, and lived most of his life there.

Stephen first worked as an artesian well driller for the Chapman Company in West Boylston, and went on to work as an auto mechanic for Post Road Auto Parts in Marlborough and later as a driver for Triumph Leasing and Auto Parts International.

As a teenager he developed a love of classic cars that continued throughout and later became an avid fan of NASCAR.

He is survived by a sister, Pamela Cashes and her husband Stephen Merrifield and their daughter Rae Allison Merrifield, all of Jacksonville, Fla., and many friends.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, April 26, from 5-6:30 p.m., in the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (, 95 West Main St., Marlborough. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. following visiting hours. A grave side service will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 9:30 a.m., at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson Street, Marlborough.