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Obituaries

Uncover meaningful local news obituaries on our dedicated page. Find heartfelt tributes for residents of Massachusetts towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Marlborough, Shrewsbury, and Hudson. Commemorate the lives of our community members.

Margaret J. Gagner, 82, formerly of Westborough

Manchaug - Margaret J. “Peg” (Smith) Gagner, 82, of Manchaug, peacefully passed away on May 11, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Peg was...
Carolyn A. Hunter

Carolyn A. Hunter, 57, of North Grafton

It is with profound soundness that the family of Carolyn A. Hunter announce her passing following a courageous battle with cancer.

Mark C. Durfee, 67, of Grafton

Mark C. Durfee, 67, passed away on May 7 from metastatic liposarcoma.

Barry M. Okun, 70, of Westborough

Barry M. Okun, 70, of Westborough and formerly of Canton, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024 in the UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus after a short illness.

John J. Nardi, 92, of Marlborough

John Joseph Nardi, 92, of Marlborough died Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at his home with loved one's present.

Norval D. Stapelfeld, 78, formerly of Hudson

Norval D. Stapelfeld, 78, passed away peacefully in his home on December 15, 2023 from Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a rare, incurable, neurological disease.

Patricia A. O’Coin, 82, formerly of Hudson

Patricia Anne (Lindquist) O'Coin, longtime resident of Hudson, Clinton, and most recently Lancaster MA, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2024 following multiple courageous battles with cancer.
Denis T. Tobin

Denis T. Tobin, 89, of Marlborough

Denis T. “Papa” Tobin, 89, of Marlborough, formerly of West Roxbury, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2024 surrounded by his family.

Ruth A. Cole, 89, of Hudson

Ruth A. (Penney) Cole, 89, of Hudson, MA, formerly of Maynard, MA, passed at home surrounded by her loved ones, on Thursday, May 9, 2024.

Darryl H. Budge, 63, of Grafton

Darryl H. Budge, 63, passed away at home May 10, 2024 with his adoring family by his side.
Lawrence R. Leonard

Lawrence R. Leonard, 73, of Shrewsbury

Lawrence R. Leonard, of Shrewsbury, MA passed away on Thursday, May 9th, 2024 after a brief illness, surrounded by his family.

Howard H. Hanson Jr., 77, of Northborough

Howard Henry Hanson, Jr., 77, of Northborough and formerly of Southborough and West Springfield, died Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at his home in Northborough.
Irene E. Lavallee

Irene E. Lavallee, 88, of South Grafton

Irene E. (Zona) Lavallee, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 5th in Whitney Place of Westborough. Irene’s husband of 60 years, Jospeh G. Lavallee, Jr. passed away in 2016.

Mary Ann Courtemanche, 92, formerly of Hudson

June 25, 1931 — May 4, 2024 Uxbridge - Mary Ann (Fillmore) Courtemanche, 92, of Uxbridge, MA, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2024, with...
Byron L. Reynolds

Byron L. Reynolds, 79, of Marlborough

Byron L. Reynolds 79 of Marlborough died at UMass Memorial Heath Care in Worcester on Monday, May 6, 2024.
Robert P. Ellis

Robert P. Ellis, 88, of Northborough

Robert Patrick Ellis, 88, of Northborough, died of cancer at his home on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. He is survived by his wife, Christine Quaglia Ellis.

Nicholas D’Antilio, 20, of Shrewsbury

Nicholas Pacé D’Antilio, 20, of Shrewsbury, passed away after a courageous eight-month battle with cancer, Monday, May 6, 2024.

Hazel A. Johnson, 86, of Grafton

Hazel A. Johnson, 87, found her peace on Thursday April 25, 2024, at her home in Grafton.
Pauline J. Poirier

Pauline J. Poirier, 94, of Grafton

Pauline J. "Pat" (Robidou) Poirier, 94, passed away May 6, 2024 at CareOne in Millbury.

Phyllis A. Stone, 76, of Northborough

Phyllis A. Stone, 76, of Northborough, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester, with the love of her life, Robert J. Stone close by.