Our Obituaries

Ralph Phillip Vento

December 23, 1937 - January 27, 2018

Ralph Phillip Vento, Sr., 80, of Marlborough, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 with his loving family at his side.Born December 23, 1937 in Newton, he was the son of Joseph C. and Josephine P. (Cardarelli) Vento. Mr. Vento was raised and educated in Newton and has resided in Marlboro for most of his life. He worked for Millipore Corporation for over 35 years until his retirement as Plant...
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Robert D. Hall

January 19, 1929 - January 24, 2018

A life dedicated to learning and communityRobert D. Hall, 89, son of Fern & Joseph Hall, was born in Philadelphia, PA but resided in the close-knit neighborhood of Possum Ln. in Sudbury since 1966 where he passed in his home on January, 24 2018. Robert, known as Bob, moved to New England to attend Dartmouth College and completed his PhD in Psychology at Brown University. A post-doc brought him...
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Marjorie W. Thomson

June 28, 1919 - January 23, 2018


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Leo Edward Spottswood

April 9, 1924 - January 13, 2018

Leo Edward "Ted" Spottswood, 93, a Sudbury resident for the past 62 years, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, peacefully at home in the company of his family. He was the husband of the late Barbara E. (Butler) Spottswood, who died May 1, 2006.Born April 9, 1924, in Boston, he was a son of the late Samuel Leo and Mildred (Robart) Spottswood. He was raised in Jamaica Plain and Watertown, graduated...
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Peter Consales

March 16, 1942 - January 8, 2018

CONSALES, PETER A.Of Sudbury, died unexpectedly, January 8, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 16, 1942 to Dr. Peter A. and Clymena (Dwelley) Consales. Peter grew up in Belmont and spent summers in Chatham. He is pictured last summer in Chatham, a place he loved. He attended both Boston University and Northeastern University. On August 22,...
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Iona G. Quaglieri

June 18, 1920 - January 8, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Ilene M. Coburn

July 11, 1924 - January 5, 2018


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Joyce Doreen O'Malley

April 17, 1932 - January 3, 2018


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Victor E. Howes

February 5, 1923 - January 1, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Judith J. Teubel

December 21, 1932 - December 25, 2017

Judy Julianna Teubel, of Sudbury, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on December 25, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Teubel-Thaler of North Palm Beach, FL and her son, Peter Teubel of Fitzwilliam, NH. She also has family in Hungary, including her last surviving sister, Katalin Dohány in Miskolc.Judy was born on December 21, 1932 in Hungary and...
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Geraldine Shahian

July 5, 1920 - December 21, 2017

Geraldine Shahian, 97, of Sudbury, MA, formerly of Camp Hill, PA, passed away December 21, 2017.She was born July 5, 1920 in Millersburg, PA, daughter of the late Walter and Minnie (Hoy) Wilbert.She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Shahian, in 1995. Prior to retirement, Geraldine and her husband Everett were the owners of the Shahian Photography Studio in Harrisburg.Mrs. Shahian is...
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Stanley R. Treadwell

August 23, 1934 - December 15, 2017

Stanley Richard "Dick" Treadwell, loving husband and father, died peacefully with family on December 15, 2017. He is survived by his sons Gregg and Mark, their wives Julie and Merron, and his grandson Sean. His family will be gathering at Duckett - J.S. Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute, 656 Boston Post Road (Route 20), Sudbury, MA on Saturday, December 23rd at 10 AM. A brief ceremony...
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Judith A. Baker

July 24, 1941 - December 15, 2017

Judith Ann Baker, 76, of Framingham, passed away peacefully at home on December 15, 2017, after a 10-year battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was the loving wife of Roger Baker who survives her, they were married for 51 years. Also surviving are her three children and their spouses: Jeffrey Baker and his wife Patricia, of Anchorage, AK, Lisa Paulette and her husband Frederick, of Medway, MA,...
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Richard Donald Blackburn

October 22, 1929 - December 14, 2017

Richard Donald Blackburn, 88, of Framingham, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Born October 22, 1929, in Attleboro, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late William and Fannie Mae (Gammon) Blackburn.Don graduated from Attleboro High School and continued his education at Brown University and Bryant College. He joined the United States Army and served in...
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Alyce Ingrid Flionis

July 19, 1920 - December 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Joshua Dean Casey

December 14, 1999 - December 11, 2017

Joshua Dean Casey died on December 11th, three days shy of his eighteenth birthday. Had he lived, he would have become a Marine, just as his father did. He had committed himself to an exercise regimen and body-building to be ready for national service. He had been a wrestler early in high school and had shown himself to be highly competitive.Josh was born in Minneapolis, the son of Dominic and...
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Russell Eugene Hill

March 22, 1941 - December 1, 2017

Russell Eugene Hill of Silver Spring, MD was called home to be with The Lord on Friday, December 1, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Loris DuBois Hill and devoted father of Holly Hill-Little and the late Todd R. Hill. He was the proud grandfather of Tiffany Little & Malcolm Little. Russell was a native of New Castle Pennsylvania, and was born March 22, 1941 to the late James Porter...
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Josephine Kiesewetter

May 13, 1929 - November 28, 2017

Josephine (Elsner) Kiesewetter, 88, formerly of Sudbury, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 after a period of declining health. Born May 13, 1929 in Queens, NY, she was the daughter of the late George B. and Edna (Maushart) Elsner. Josephine is survived by her devoted husband of 60 years, George H. Kiesewetter II, of Hudson, MA; her four loving children, George H. Kiesewetter III and his...
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Fay W. Hamilton

September 24, 1922 - November 21, 2017

Fay W. Hamilton, 95, of Sudbury, passed away November 21 after a period of declining health. She was the loving wife of Chester Hamilton, who predeceased her in 1993. Mrs. Hamilton leaves behind 2 sons and their families: Stuart J. Hamilton and his wife Betty A. Pomerleau of Sudbury, and William W. Hamilton and his late wife Katherine Lavelle-Hamilton of Dobbs Ferry, NY. Also surviving are 5...
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Gail J. Rothstein

July 18, 1942 - November 17, 2017

Gail J. (Roth) Rothstein, 75, formerly of NJ, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at home.Ms. Rothstein was born July 18, 1942 in Bronx, NY, and was the daughter of David and Minna Roth. She was raised and educated in NY and NJ and worked as an elementary school special education teacher in the city of Trenton for many years. She volunteered often at several organizations including the Red...
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Leslie Cline

February 12, 1928 - November 14, 2017

Leslie W. Cline, Jr., 89, of Wayland and formerly of Manhattan, NY, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 with his family at his side.Born February 12, 1928 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of Leslie W. Sr. and Edith (Patrick) Cline. Mr. Cline was raised in the Philadelphia area and graduated from MIT in 1949 with a BS in Chemical Engineering. He worked in sales and marketing of...
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Priscilla P. Jones

April 1, 1941 - November 3, 2017

Priscilla Pitt Jones - a long-time resident of Dover, Mass. - died Friday, November 3 in her home.She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; three children, Dr. Prudence Jones, Dr. Kendrick Jones (Paula), and Dr. Krister Jones (Kristin); and four grandchildren, Sofia, Anna, Kasen, and Kamellia, all of whom brought great joy to Priscilla in recent years.Priscilla grew up in Dedham, Mass. She had a...
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Barbara A. Greenwood

October 9, 2017 - November 2, 2017

Barbara (Allen) Greenwood of Sudbury, MA, died November 2, 2017 at Blair House in Milford. She was the loving wife of Royce P. Greenwood Sr., who predeceased her. Barbara's life was her family-she loved being a mother and grandmother, and most of all she loved being a wife to the love of her life. As well as camping with her family, she enjoyed tending to her rose bushes. Barbara leaves...
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Robert Pond Bolster

December 3, 1925 - October 21, 2017

Robert Pond Bolster, Jr., 91, of Georgetown, ME and formerly of Sudbury, MA, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017.Born in Cambridge, MA, on December 3, 1925, he was the son of Robert Pond and Daphne (Phillips) Bolster. He was raised in Newton Lower Falls, MA, and graduated from Newton High School. Mr. Bolster served in the United States Army during World War II and went on to attend Boston...
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Elaine Marjorie Lindgren

June 1, 1944 - October 20, 2017

Elaine Marjorie (Spanner) Lindgren, 73, of Littleton, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2017 with her family at her side.Elaine was born June 1, 1944 in Concord, the daughter of Emil and Lois (Whitten) Spanner. She was a hard-working woman and a dedicated mother. Ms. Lindgren worked as a waitress for many years and assisted the elderly with home care services. Elaine relished in childhood...
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Robert Elliot

March 20, 1963 - October 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Ellenor J. Ward

February 18, 1941 - October 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Lawrence Wilbert Tighe

December 23, 1924 - October 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Patricia A. Siff

May 2, 1935 - September 27, 2017

Patricia A. Siff, of Brighton, Sudbury and North Falmouth, September 27th, 2017. Daughter of Catherine (Maloney) Skehan and John Skehan. Sister to the late John Skehan, Catherine McCusker, and survived by Thomas Skehan and David Skehan. Pat leaves behind by her dear husband Eugene Garvey, her five children: John (Marylou), Brian (Laura), Patricia (John), William andNancy (Niklas), and ten...
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Evelyn M. Innocent

March 11, 1929 - September 26, 2017

Evelyn M. (Falk) Innocent of Sudbury died on September 26, 2017, peacefully with her loving son, Jim, by her side. She was the devoted wife of Clarence Innocent for 65 years.She was born on March 11, 1929 in Meriden, Connecticut to the late Harold and Margaret (Anderson) Falk where she lived and attended local schools, graduating from Meriden High School. Following her graduation from Laurel...
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Inna Penkina

February 27, 1945 - September 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Estelle Christine Sweet

January 24, 1943 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Kathleen A. Murphy

September 9, 1952 - August 28, 2017

Kathleen A. (Kannar) Murphy, 64, of Framingham, passed away suddenly on Monday, August 28, 2017. Born in Framingham on September 9, 1952, she was the daughter of Robert C. and Iris M. (Edge) Kannar. She was a resident of Framingham nearly all of her life and worked as a bartender for over twenty years until her retirement. Beloved wife of Benson B. "Ben" Murphy; devoted mother of...
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George E. Tucker

February 14, 1920 - August 21, 2017

George Elmer Tucker, 97, died peacefully in the presence of his daughter Nancy on August 21, 2017."Tuck," a resident of Weston since 1954, enrolled at MIT with plans to be a sound engineer, but a presentation in his junior year by a visiting professor captured his interest and he devoted the remainder of his study to the (then) new field of radar, and graduated with a degree in electrical...
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Michael R. Harney

September 22, 1975 - August 16, 2017

HARNEY, Michael R., of Sudbury, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Lahey Clinic Hospital in Burlington as a result of an automobile accident. He was 41. Son of Francis J. Harney, Esq. and the late Jeanne (McDonnell) Harney. In addition to his father, he leaves his sister Norma Jeanne Buoniconti, Esq. and her husband Michael Buoniconti, Esq. of Sudbury; his niece and nephew, Matthew and Emma...
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Christine N. Corcoran

December 23, 1967 - August 14, 2017

CORCORAN, Christine N. of Sudbury, passed away on August 14, 2017. Christine was a multi-talented graphic designer, expert in the field of publishing, and curious traveler who loved her rescue dog, Summer, dearly. Summer's lengthy shelter stay ended because Christine was willing to meet the additional challenges posed by required surgeries as well as provide her with a loving new home. Now...
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Frank Marino Polestra

June 28, 1925 - August 13, 2017

BOSTON-Frank Marino Polestra, 92, of Boston and formerly of Lexington, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017. Born June 28, 1925 in New York, he was the son of Rocco and Clementina (Scognamiglio) Polestra of Italy. Beloved husband of Marina DeVitis Polestra; devoted father of Marino (deceased), Antonio, Julia Poe and her husband Kerry; step-father of Giuseppe Federici, proud grandfather of...
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Stewart G. Baird

August 3, 1929 - August 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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William Campbell Lance

September 2, 1944 - August 1, 2017

LANCE, William Campbell 72, of Sudbury, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at home after an illness. Born on September 2, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of Donald Gerald and Lois Ann (Jamieson) Lance. Bill was raised in Michigan before moving to Massachusetts to attend Harvard in the 1960s. He worked as an attorney for Nixon & Peabody in Boston, formerly Peabody & Brown, for...
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William Webb STRIKER

December 28, 1925 - July 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Linda H. Bodoin

March 6, 1945 - July 13, 2017

SUDBURY - Linda Hartley (Leach) Bodoin, 72, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 13, 2017 after a series of prolonged illnesses.Born March 6, 1945 in New Britain, CT, she was the daughter of Everett and Valberg (Anderson) Leach formerly of Tiverton, RI.She was graduated from New Britain High School in 1963 and the University of Connecticut in 1967. She was a resident of Sudbury for 39 years. ...
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Israel Luis Hodge

April 24, 2017 - June 29, 2017

SUDBURY - Israel Luis Hodge, 9 weeks old, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 29, 2017 at home.Born on April 24, 2017, he was the beloved son of Olivia Hodge of Worcester; cherished nephew of Brianna "Aunty Mama" Przybylinski of Sudbury, Odell Hodge (also Godfather) and partner Destony Powell of Maynard, Phadra Hodge of Worcester, Brittany Hodge and her husband Michael Friedman of Dartmouth. ...
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Mark Richard Malonson

January 18, 1956 - June 28, 2017

MALONSON, Mark Richard "Bear", 61, of Clinton, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017.Born January 18, 1956 in Concord, he was the son of James and Nancy (Johnston) Malonson. Mark graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury High School and was a longtime resident of Sudbury. He moved to Maynard for a few years and resided in Clinton since 2010. Bear worked as a self-employed finish carpenter for a number of...
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Ann-Penn Holton

April 22, 1925 - June 28, 2017

Ann-Penn Stearns Holton passed away peacefully June 28, 2017, at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, Mass. She was 92.She was born in New Britain, Connecticut, April 22, 1925, the only child of Fred M. and Laura Penn Stearns. She graduated from St. Mary's (Episcopal) School in Peekskill, New York, and Wheelock College in Boston. She also did graduate work in psychology at Trinity College in Hartford...
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Kevin Donell Johnson

June 25, 1961 - June 20, 2017

Kevin Donell Johnson, Sr., son of Marian Jeannette and Charles Wesley Johnson, departed this life on Tuesday, June, 20, 2017.Kevin was born on Sunday, June 25, 1961, in New Rochelle, New York. He attended New Rochelle public schools and graduated with high honors from New Rochelle High School in 1979. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science...
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Catherine L. Vakiener

March 15, 1925 - June 19, 2017

Catherine L. Vakiener died peacefully at home at the age of 92, on June 19, 2017. Catherine "Cay" was born on March 15, 1925, the daughter of Margaret O'Mahony Lynch and Dennis Lynch in County Cork, Ireland. After losing both of her parents by the age of 5, Catherine moved to the United States to be raised by her paternal aunt in Glens Falls, New York. Catherine and her two sisters returned to...
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Colin Sledge

November 7, 1956 - June 16, 2017

Colin Sledge of Sudbury died Friday, June 16, 2017 at age 60. He was the beloved husband of Diana Vaughn and devoted father of Drew Sledge of Sudbury and the late Malcolm Sledge. He is also survived by his brother Derek Sledge and his wife Gail of England and his brother Brian Sledge and his wife Marion of Scotland as well as nieces and nephews. Colin was born in Ayr, Scotland November 7, 1956,...
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David W. Hays

June 12, 1935 - June 8, 2017

David W. Hays, 81, of Sudbury, MA died suddenly June 8, 2017, at his home. He was the beloved husband of 55 years to Charlotte V. (Blanchet) Hays. Devoted father of Deborah A. Hays and her husband, Uli Speth of Mount Vernon, MY, and the late Christopher D. Hays. Adoring grandfather of Anna L. Speth of Mount Vernon, NY. Brother of William and Susanne (Whitcomb) Hays, of Lexington, MA and...
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Claire F. Brozenske

April 15, 1942 - June 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Nelson D. Hooe

October 5, 1929 - June 2, 2017

Nelson "Nellie" Hooe, Jr. of Westwood, formerly of Dedham, died peacefully on Friday afternoon June 2nd surrounded by loved ones.Nellie was born October 5, 1929 in Boston, MA, son of Nelson and Elizabeth Hooe. He attended The Rivers School, Phillips Exeter Academy, and Yale University, and he served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. His career in the investment business...
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Joseph J. Mannarino

December 21, 1922 - May 29, 2017

Joseph J. Mannarino of Marlboro, MA, formerly of Lincoln, MA, died peacefully on May 29, 2017 at the age of 94. He is a veteran of World War II. He is survived by wife Florence Mannarino, of Marlboro, MA; children Joe Mannarino, Fred Mannarino, Gail (Mannarino) Coppola, Steve Mannarino; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and a number nephews and nieces.He was born on December 21, 1922 in...
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Charles R. Dow

June 10, 1934 - May 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Susan S. Sebastiano

February 7, 1941 - May 27, 2017

Susan S. Sebastiano, 76, of Framingham, died Saturday, May 27, 2017, after an extended illness. Born February 7, 1941 in Corry, PA, she was the daughter of the late Munroe L. Satterlee and Cathryn E. Satterlee (Ward). Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Guy F. Sebastiano, a sister, Norma Billsborough, and brothers Ward and Don Satterlee. Mrs. Sebastiano is survived by...
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Zenith Gross

April 15, 1925 - May 17, 2017

Zenith Henkin Gross passed away on Wednesday May 17, 2017 at age 92 in Concord Mass. Beloved wife and widow of Sidney G. Gross, daughter of Harry and Rose Henkin, she is survived by her sister Elesa Kassoff and her family; children Kenneth H. Gross, Lawrence Gross and Katherine Gross; their spouses Melinda Rosenthal Gross, Rose Kuo and Peter Thorne as well as her grandchildren Spencer R Gross...
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Edward BLASS

May 23, 1915 - May 8, 2017

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Felix Bosshard

January 11, 1931 - May 5, 2017

Felix Bosshard passed away at home on May 5, 2017, in the presence of his loving family.He was born in 1931 in Rietbad, Switzerland, son of Gottlieb and Anna Bosshard. He grew up in the Rietbad Hotel, the family hotel, at the foot of the Saentis mountain.He did his secondary education in public schools near his home, and then completed two apprenticeships, one as a General Mechanic and one as...
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Timothy Michael Deering

March 31, 1982 - April 30, 2017

SUDBURY - Timothy Deering, 35, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2017, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Dayton, OH, and was a resident of Sudbury since 2009. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in VA before earning his law degree from Yeshiva University in NYC. Tim worked as a legal aide to many and was self...
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Edward L. RUTKOWSKI

August 26, 1928 - April 28, 2017

Edward L. Rutkowski, 88 of Charlton, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 28, 2017. His wife of 57 years, Jean (Rosko) Rutkowski, died in 2014. He leaves his four children; a son Edward Rutkowski and his wife, June, of Wesley Chapel, FL; a daughter Deborah Bordage and her husband, Paul, of Auburn, MA; a daughter Karen Nagle of Haydenville, MA; a son William Rutkowski and his wife, Ann,...
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Stephen H. Munroe

July 25, 1947 - April 28, 2017

SUDBURY - Stephen H. Munroe, 69, of Sudbury, formerly of Andover for 33 years, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 with his family by his side at Massachusetts General Hospital following a sudden illness.Born July 25, 1947 in Newton, he was the son of the late Guy M. and Anne C. (Cummings) Munroe. Steve was raised in Wellesley. He was a graduate of Wellesley High School, New Preparatory School,...
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Vincent E. Schirf

July 1, 1942 - April 26, 2017

SCHIRF, Jr., Vincent E. 74, of Sudbury, an expert in optical imaging and complex software systems, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 after an extended battle with Parkinson 's Disease. Born July 1, 1942 in South Bend, IN, he was the son of Vincent E. and Irene (Licherowicz) Schirf. He was raised in South Bend, IN and graduated from Buchanan High School. Vince graduated from the University of Notre...
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Louise CLAY

June 8, 1927 - April 18, 2017

Louise Madeline Clay (Crucis), 89 years of age. Residing in Webster, MA, she passed in her sleep on April 18, 2017. She was born June 8, 1927 in Tide, PA, the eldest of 5 siblings. She married Lee Clay in 1945 and they resided in Colorado Springs, CO, for most of their lives. Louise also spent many years living in Cripple Creek, CO and working at the Colorado Grande and Bronco Billy's casinos...
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Carl K. Krause

May 23, 1930 - April 16, 2017

Carl K. Krause, of Westwood, MA, formerly of Dover, MA, died peacefully at home on April 16, 2017 at age 86. Husband of the late Vivian M. Krause and father to Kathryn Krause of Millis, MA, Mary Recchia and husband Carl of Charlotte, VT, Paul Krause and wife Joanne of Northborough, MA, Peter Krause of Mattapoisett, MA, and Ellen Teplitz and husband Steven of Chevy Chase, MD. He is survived by his...
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Richard LaGasse

February 7, 1929 - April 12, 2017

FRAMINGHAM - Richard E. LaGasse, 88, died peacefully Wednesday, April 12, 2017 after an illness.Born on February 7, 1929 in Providence, RI, the son of Frank and Florence (Kelly) LaGasse. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Rich worked as a technician for Fuji in Burlington. Upon his retirement about fifteen years ago, he worked part-time as a sales associate of Home...
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Ronald Wilson

June 18, 1941 - April 11, 2017

SUDBURY - Ronald Arthur Wilson, 75, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Blaire House in Worcester after a lengthy illness.Ron was born June 18, 1941 in Atlantic City, NJ, the son of James Arthur and Gladina (Diggs) Wilson. He graduated from MIT in 1963 and worked as a computer programmer. He resided in Sudbury for over 46 years and owned/operated Datamatix, Inc. of Watertown. He was an...
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Angie Kambanis

June 9, 1944 - April 6, 2017

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Helen D. Knight

November 29, 1930 - April 3, 2017

Helen D. Knight of Framingham died Monday April 3, 2017 at Wingate of Sudbury after a period of declining health. She was 86 and had shared 64 years of marriage with her late husband, Marian C. Knight, who died in 2013. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts November 29, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Wladyslaw and Helen (Vavrin) Stokowski.Mrs. Knight was a homemaker and is survived by her son...
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Clayton E. Rix

March 23, 1927 - April 1, 2017

Clayton E. Rix, 90, of Wayland, MA died unexpectedly Saturday, April 1 at his home. Clayton was born March 23, 1927, in Auburndale, MA to Everett and Harriet (Cone) Rix. He graduated from Newton High School and Bentley College of Waltham, MA. As a young man, he worked for Norumbega Park canoe rentals, and he later restored his own Charles River canoe. He entered the US Navy in 1945 and was...
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Brett Michael Donald Kachura

September 29, 1999 - March 31, 2017

Brett Michael Donald "Tex" Kachura, 17, of Sudbury and formerly of Texas, passed away at home unexpectedly Friday, March 31, 2017.Brett was born September 29, 1999 in Temple, Texas, and moved to Sudbury in 2013. He was a junior at Lincoln-Sudbury High School with plans to study business and finance at his dream-college: University of Texas. Brett was a proud Texan and known as the "chauffer" to...
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Diane B. Shewan

May 24, 1948 - March 28, 2017

Diane B. Shewan, of Framingham, passed away Tuesday, March 28,2017 at her residence following a long illness. Born May 24, 1948 in Schenectady, NY she was the daughter of Roy Burris of Rio Verde, AZ and the late Marjorie Cody Burris, She was 68 and the wife for over 46 years of Larry Shewan . She also leaves behind her two children; Heather Cronin and her husband Robert of Medway, MA, and...
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Beverly Huse RYBURN

August 27, 1920 - March 27, 2017

Beverly Huse Ryburn, of Dover, Massachusetts, March 27, 2017. Born in 1920 in Berkeley , CA, she travelled extensively throughout the United States and Europe as the only child of Captain John Oldham Huse, USN and his wife Marie Bristor Huse. After WWII, she attended The Bishop's School in California and subsequently graduated from The Holton Arms School in Washington, DC. She went on to...
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Henry H. Thayer

April 15, 1937 - March 26, 2017

Henry, age 79, died peacefully on March 26, 2017 at Norwood Hospital. Henry was born on April 15, 1937 in Boston to Edward C. Thayer and Margaret B. Thayer.Henry leaves his loving wife Ellen, his son Henry, Jr. and daughter-in-law Naoko of Wethersfield, CT, his son Joshua and daughter-in-law Eunha of Brookline, MA, his daughters Alison of Rehoboth, MA and Ashley of Norfolk, MA, his grandchildren...
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Alida Linda Storer

June 29, 1942 - March 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Juanita Keaton Shenosky

May 20, 1920 - March 20, 2017

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Amos W. Denno

March 15, 1928 - March 19, 2017

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Gloria Tolson

November 12, 1928 - March 18, 2017

Gloria Tolson 88, of Columbia South Carolina, and former Natick resident of over fifty years, died after a short illness on Saturday morning, March 18, 2017 at 9:15am. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph W. Tolson. Coincidentally, she passed exactly 21 years and one day after her beloved husband. Gloria was born and raised in New York City. She was the daughter of the late David and...
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Nancy C. Zirkel

January 14, 1931 - March 6, 2017

Nancy C. Zirkel, age 86 years of Clinton, MA, and most recently Whitney Place Northborough, MA passed away on March 6, 2017. She was born in Taunton, MA to her late parents William H. and Anna (McLaughlin) Garvin, married to her beloved late husband of 48 years, William H. Zirkel of Winchester, MA; she leaves behind two daughters Kristin E. Zirkel and her fiancé Robert Farraj of Winchendon,...
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Rosalia Rabinovich

June 5, 1932 - March 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Louis Edward Miller

December 14, 1948 - March 2, 2017

Rev. Louis Edward Miller, Jr, of Framingham (originally of Boston), was born on December 14, 1948 and went peacefully home to Heaven on March 2, 2017. He was the director of Turning Point Shelter in Framingham and is survived by his wife - Lynne Miller, mother - Gertrude Miller, children, grandsons, brothers, nieces and a host of family and dear friends. Rev. Miller's life was one of tremendous...
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Carol Lee Coffey

January 24, 1943 - February 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Ann Elizabeth Mosher

July 12, 1948 - February 26, 2017

Ann Elizabeth "Betsy" Mosher of Maynard and formerly of Wayland died peacefully Sunday February 26, 2017 at Wayside Hospice/Miriam Boyd Parlen Residence in Wayland following an extended illness. Her family was at her bedside. She was 68 and the daughter of the late Richard and Mary Jane Moshetu. Born in Boston and raised in Wayland, she was a graduate of Wellesley College, Class of 1969, with a...
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Ann Elizabeth Mosher

July 12, 1948 - February 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Joan Nesgos

September 3, 1932 - February 25, 2017

Nesgos, Joan (nee McEvoy) of Waban, Massachusetts. Joan was predeceased by her loving husband, George, to whom she was married in 1957. Joan is survived by her children, Evelyn Slack, Nicholas Nesgos, and Jillian Nesgos as well as her granddaughters Emily Guzman, Melissa Slack, Amanda Slack, Phoebe Nesgos, and Anna Nesgos all of whom loved "Nana" dearly and cherished their time with her.Joan was...
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Raymond G. Fryer

September 24, 1932 - February 23, 2017

Raymond G. Fryer, a 48 year resident of Sudbury, died February 23, 2017 at Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick after a period of declining health. He was 84 and the husband of Janice Keefe Fryer and is also survived by his six children and their families. Services will be held Tuesday March 7, 2017 at the Memorial Congregational Church in Sudbury at 11:00 AM. A complete notice will follow Sunday,...
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Raymond G. Fryer

September 24, 1932 - February 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Duckett Funeral Home of J. S. Waterman, Sudbury, MA.
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Charles V. Keighley

August 12, 1957 - February 10, 2017

Charles V. Keighley III of Sudbury MA, aged 59, passed away suddenly on February 10th, 2017 due to cardiac arrest. He was a loving husband and father who will be greatly missed. Born and raised in Natick, MA (or "HOC" Home of Champions as he reminded) a 1975 graduate of Natick High School, he worked for Simplex Time Recorder for 27 years. After taking early retirement he was a stay...
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Arthur O. Davidson

June 17, 1930 - February 7, 2017

Arthur O. Davidson, Jr. of Marlborough, Massachusetts and Naples, Florida died Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at his home in Marlborough following a period of declining health. He was 86 and the widower of 57 years of June H. Davidson. Born in Boston, Massachusetts June 17, 1930, he was the son of the late Arthur O. and Ellen J. (Rourke) Davidson, Sr. and was predeceased by his sister June Sawyer.In...
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Loretta Loretta MacKinnon

March 31, 1936 - January 24, 2017

,Loretta "Retsy" MacKinnon Of Sudbury, formerly Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, died peacefully on Tuesday January 24, 2017 at the age of 80. The loving wife to the late John "Red" MacKinnon for fifty years, Mrs. MacKinnon leaves her children and their spouses: Roy and Lily MacKinnon of Shrewsbury, Barbara and Stuart Broyles of Flagstaff, Arizona, and Karen and Robert Greene of Sandwich. She is also...
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Mary I. Hallock

April 19, 1948 - January 19, 2017

It is with great heartache that the family of Mary Irene Hallock announces her unexpected passing on January 19, 2017 at the age of 68.Mary was born April 19, 1948, the daughter of Anne Irene O'Connor Preeper and Paul Edward Preeper. Mary loved lighthouses, the ocean and most of all her grandchildren. They were her world.She will be missed by her husband Charles Hallock; daughter Lynne Flammia...
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Robert A. Witbeck

June 21, 1928 - January 16, 2017

Robert A. Witbeck, of Westwood and South Dartmouth, died January 16, 2017.Born in Hartford, Connecticut June 21, 1928, he was the son of Robert Raymond Witbeck of Moscow, Idaho and Ruth Atkins of West Hartford, CT and graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY in 1950. Robert served in the US Army from 1951 - 1953, serving as a tank platoon leader and Aide-de-Camp, and was honorably discharged...
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John Joseph Demasi

May 20, 1963 - January 9, 2017

John Joseph DeMasi III, 53, of Hudson Massachusetts, formerly of Sudbury Massachusetts, passed away on January 9th, 2017 peacefully surrounded by his loved ones.Visiting hours will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 on January 15th, 2017 at Duckett Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman, 656 Boston Post Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776.John was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts on May 20th, 1963. He graduated from Lincoln...
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Claire Elise Lague

February 6, 1920 - December 31, 2016

SUDBURY - Claire Elise Lague, 96, died Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Westford House nursing home after a short illness.Born in 1920 in West Warwick, RI, she was the daughter of Thomas and Elise (Brouillette) Rainville. Mrs. Lague was a former resident of Englewood, FL. Beloved wife of the late Euclide J. Lague; devoted mother of Michael J. Lague and his wife Kathy of Sudbury; loving sister of...
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Kenneth Dale Farmer

May 12, 1931 - December 28, 2016

SUDBURY - Kenneth Dale Farmer, 85, died Wednesday, December 28, 2016 in Marlborough, Massachusetts after a struggle with Lyme's disease and Alzheimer's disease.He was born May 12, 1931 in John Day, Oregon, the son of Harry and Ethel (Simmons) Farmer, and grew up in eastern Washington and Idaho. Ken served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, then went back the University of Idaho to...
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Sandra T. Hall

August 18, 1941 - December 26, 2016

SUDBURY - Sandra T. Hall, (Sandy) died in her home at age 75 on the night of December 26. She had been ill with metastatic lung cancer for several years. In the last months of her life she was in hospice care at home. She is survived by her husband Bob, three children (Jennifer, Peter and Matthew), four grandchildren (Phoebe, Joey, Gordon and Willa), and two brothers, Glen Terry and Clyde Terry...
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H.Clifford Lundblad

December 3, 1928 - December 20, 2016

H. Clifford Lundblad, of Framingham, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham. He was 88 and the husband of the late Molly (Skoland). He is survived by his daughters, Kristine Lundblad and her partner, Art Illman, of Framingham and Heidi Lundblad and her husband, Bill Kearney, of Lancaster; his grandchildren, Kelsey Corcoran and her husband, Jared, of Buffalo, NY,...
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Anthony Louis Cellucci

December 13, 1927 - December 15, 2016

.Anthony Louis Cellucci of Sudbury passed away, surrounded by his loving family, Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Emerson Hospital in Concord following a brief illness.. He was 89 and the husband of the late Gloria (Abate) Cellucci. Born in Brighton, Massachusetts where he was raised and educated, he was the son of the late Donato and Antoinette (Malizia) Cellucci. After high school Tony joined the...
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Richard C. Beaven

March 18, 1936 - December 13, 2016

Richard Curtis Beaven, 80, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at home. Born on March 18, 1936 in New York City, he was the son of H. Edgar and Katharine (Decker) Beaven. Dick graduated from Tufts University Class '58 as an electrical engineer. He served in the United States Army from 1958 to 1961 during which time he tested Redstone rockets in Hudson Bay, Canada. Moving to Sudbury in 1966...
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Alice J. Macphee

June 24, 1930 - December 4, 2016

MacPhee, Alice J., of Framingham, formerly of Concord, Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Countryside Nursing Home, Framingham following a long illness. She was 86 and the wife of the late Everett Donald MacPhee and the daughter of the late John and Rhoda (Mann) MacDougall. She was born June 24, 1930 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada . She is survived by her two sons: Donald MacPhee and his...
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Barbara Ann Trafton

November 12, 1929 - November 25, 2016

NEEDHAM - Barbara Ann (Stevenson) Trafton, 87, passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at the Carlyle House in Framingham after an illness.She was born November 12, 1929 in Waltham, daughter of Gerald and Anna (Benson) Stevenson. She was raised in Waltham and Needham and graduated from Needham High School and Kathleen Dell Secretarial School. Mrs. Trafton was employed by Seaboard Corporation,...
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Hosson Azar

February 20, 1935 - November 23, 2016

Hosson Shafeek Azar of Marlboro passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at MetroWest Medical Center-Framingham Union Hospital.She was 81 and former wife of the late Mitchell C. Azar. Formerly of Sudbury and San Jose, California, she was born in Btaaboura, Lebanon February 20, 1935; the daughter of the late Shafeek Michael Jacob and Kattar Nasser Jacob. Mrs. Azar was a homemaker who...
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Robert J. Lyons

January 10, 1932 - November 18, 2016

WAYLAND - Robert J. "Bob" Lyons, 84, of Wayland, died at home peacefully Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.Born January 10, 1932 in Brighton, the son of William Lyons and Mildred (Welch) (Lyons) Onorato. Bob was raised and educated in Brighton and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He worked as a bricklayer for G. Salvucci Masonry Company and for the Army Corps of Engineers...
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