Our Obituaries

Virginia Marie (Murphy) Burke

June 13, 1939 - November 18, 2021

WESTFORD - Virginia Marie (Murphy) Burke, 82, a resident of Westford, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, November 18, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Howard T. Burke. Born in Quincy, on June 13, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Marie (Deagle) Murphy. Following her High School education, Virginia received a BS from the University of Lowell...
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Bonnie M. (Gourley) Bojarsky

May 20, 1931 - November 6, 2021

Beloved mother Bonnie May (Gourley) Bojarsky, wife of the late Sol Bojarsky, a Westford resident, died November 6, 2021. Bonnie was born May 20, 1931, to Wright Houston and Mabel (Skiles) Gourley in Cabool, Missouri. Bonnie grew up in Mountain Grove, Missouri where she enjoyed acting in her high school theater. In 1955, Bonnie married Sol Melville Bojarsky. Bonnie and her family moved to...
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Roger L. Gumuchian

September 8, 1942 - November 4, 2021

Roger L. Gumuchian, 79, resident of Westford, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Geraldine E. (Hagopian) Gumuchian, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. He was born in Toulon, France on September 8, 1942, and was the son of the late Heranouche (Semerjian) and Ludwik Gumuchian. While we all took Roger's warmth...
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Mary Elizabeth VanOlinda

April 7, 1933 - November 3, 2021

On November 3, 2021, the sun set on Mary Elizabeth VanOlinda's hard fought battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born in Providence on April 7, 1933 to Frank Earl VanOlinda and Effie Matheson VanOlinda, Mary Elizabeth VanOlinda or "Liz" as her friends called her was a doting mother and grandmother, dedicated friend, racoon tamer, oil painter, reader, whip-smart skier, graduate of Plymouth State...
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Judith "Judy" Boyd-Trinidade

March 22, 1943 - November 3, 2021

Judith (Judy) Boyd-Trinidade passed away November 3, 2021, in Fitchburg MA. Judy was born in Boston, MA March 22, 1943 and spent most of her childhood in Burlington, MA. She graduated from Billerica High 1961. For 38 of her 78 years Judy was very happily married to Alfred (Fred) Trinidade. During those 38 years they had many great adventures camping and spending time with their children and...
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Roberta Hale McGuire

June 27, 1959 - November 1, 2021

WESTFORD – Roberta Hale McGuire, 62, passed away on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 at her home in Westford, surrounded by her family after a courageous fight with glioblastoma. For 34 years, she was the beloved wife of Kevin C. McGuire. She was born in Winchester, MA on June 27, 1959, a daughter of the late Robert and Helen (Dwyer) Hale. Roberta grew up in Reading and was a resident of Westford for...
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Peter P. Doersam

February 5, 1931 - October 30, 2021

Peter P. Doersam, a Westford resident and beloved husband of Rita (Imlauf) Doersam passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021 following a period of declining health. Born in Brooklyn, New York on February 5, 1931, he was the son of the late Paul and Isabelle (Obidzinski) Doersam. Peter grew up and was educated in New York. He was a 1948 graduate of De La Salle Institute in Manhattan and then...
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Doris R. (Gearin) Karkota

July 22, 1925 - October 26, 2021

Doris R. (Gearin) Karkota, 96, a resident of Westford, died Tuesday, October 26, 2021 with her sons by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Karkota Sr., until his passing in 2011. She was born in Lowell on July 22, 1925 and was the daughter of the late Olive E. (Bellerose) and Arthur W. Gearin Sr. During her youth, Doris was active in the girl scouts and became a scout...
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Gloria T. (Moreno) Brown

August 24, 1931 - October 19, 2021

WESTFORD - Gloria T. (Moreno) Brown, 90, a Westford resident all of her life died Tuesday, October 19, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Brown. She was born in Westford on August 24, 1931, and was the youngest of eight children of the late Sara (DePalma) and Alexander Moreno. She received her education in Westford and was a 1949 graduate of...
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Ruth B. (Burgess) Crocker

November 8, 1934 - October 6, 2021

Ruth (Burgess) Crocker, 86, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2021. Formerly of Hinsdale, MA, Ruth was the wife of the late Earle B. Crocker, Jr., to whom she was married for 60 years. Born November 8,1934 in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late George E. Burgess and Grace E. (Burlingame) Burgess. A 1952 graduate of Woonsocket High School, Ruth earned her Registered Nursing...
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Karla M. (Krank) Azonabor

April 27, 1952 - October 6, 2021

Karla M. (Krank) Azonabor, a Westford resident, formerly of Dracut passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 following a decade long battle with Alzheimer's. She was 69. Born on April 27,1952 in Dickinson, North Dakota, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Jean (Etherington) Krank. Karla grew up and was educated in Dickinson, ND. She graduated from Trinity High School in...
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Rita Marie (Manion) DeVrieze

January 25, 1943 - September 18, 2021

Rita Marie (Manion) DeVrieze, 78, passed away on September 18, 2021, after living a wonderful life with her family and friends. Rita was born in Flint, Michigan and raised in Ypsilanti, Michigan. A cherished member of the Manion family, including her parents Robert and Odelia both deceased, her sisters, Mary Roberts and Ann Hughes also deceased and her brother Bob Manion of Grosse Pointe...
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Betty Reed MacCartney

June 1, 1921 - September 8, 2021

Betty Reed MacCartney, age 100, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Robbins Brook Senior Living in Acton Massachusetts. She was the beloved wife of the late Gaylord MacCartney, until his passing in 2017. Betty was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 1, 1921, and was a daughter of the late Edna (Rennick) and Alfred Taggart Reed. Unfortunately, Betty did not know...
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Robert R. "Bob" Lanier

January 2, 1941 - August 26, 2021

Robert R. "Bob" Lanier, 80, a lifelong resident of Lowell and Tyngsboro passed away after a long illness that he bravely battled. Bob grew up in the city of Lowell and went to St. Patrick's School and Lowell High School, Class of 1958. He was the son of the late William J. E. Lanier and Helen M. (Foley) (Lanier) Kondziolka. Bob excelled in basketball and played for the CYO League where he...
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Christopher Edwin Evans

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Christopher Edwin Evans, 47, passed away at his home in Richardson, TX. Born in Boston on October 10, 1973 to Leo F. Evans and Doreen Evans (Agnew), Chris was raised in Pittsfield and graduated from Pittsfield High in 1991. He attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester before transferring to UMass Amherst in 1994. After college Chris moved to Boston and worked in finance at Brown...
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Sheila May (Ingalls) Curley

May 28, 1940 - August 10, 2021

Sheila May (Ingalls) Curley, a lifelong resident of Westford and beloved wife of the late James Curley, passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 following a period of declining health. She was 81. Born in Lowell on May 28, 1940 to the late Frank and Catherine (McGlinchey) Ingalls, Sheila was educated at Westford Academy graduating in 1958, and remained in town her entire life. After earning...
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Michael T. Barrett

June 30, 1995 - August 3, 2021

WESTFORD - Michael T. Barrett, 26, died unexpectedly from injuries sustained as the result of an automobile accident on August 3, 2021. He was born in Springfield, MA on June 30, 1995 and is the son of Major Tony Barrett, USMC (Retired) of Westford and Marina (Campos) Barrett of Vernon, CT. Michael was raised and educated in Wilbraham and was a 2014 graduate of Minnechaug Regional High School....
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Phyllis J. (Hannem) Peloquin

March 11, 1949 - August 2, 2021

Phyllis J. (Hannem) Peloquin, 72, a resident of Westford died Monday, August 2, 2021 surrounded by her loving family after a fourteen year battle with Parkinson's. She was born in Waltham on March 11, 1949 and was the daughter of the late Lillian (Demarais) and Richard Hannem. Phyllis grew up in Watertown, MA and attended Matignon High School and Boston State College. She spent most of her...
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Jacqueline T. (Grenier) Stuart

April 4, 1928 - July 29, 2021

Jacqueline T (Grenier) Stuart, a Westford resident, left this world on July 29, 2021 following a brief illness. She was 93. Born in Westford on April 4, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Alberic and B. Elodia (Lamy) Grenier. Jacqueline grew up in Westford and graduated from Westford Academy in 1946. She moved to Lowell where she met and married Clayton Stuart and they raised their family...
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Douglas John Hall

July 14, 2021

Douglas John Hall age 77 of Smithton, PA passed away peacefully on July 14, 2021. He was the son of the late Albert and Doris Hall of Westford.      Doug grew up in the Graniteville section of Westford and after graduating from Westford Academy in 1962 he enlisted in the US Navy in which he served a distinguished career for twenty years.   He enjoyed woodworking, cooking, bluegrass...
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Robert A. Doyle

June 10, 1932 - July 14, 2021

WESTFORD - Robert A. Doyle, 89, a Westford resident, passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at his residence with his loving wife by his side. He was the beloved husband of Diane M. (Larkham) Doyle, with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Lowell on June 10, 1932, he was a son of the late Henry A. and Abbie B. (Reno) Doyle. Bob was a graduate of Lowell High School and attended Lowell...
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Melva-Jean Shepherd

February 19, 1937 - July 10, 2021

Melva-Jean Shepherd, a long time Westford resident, was born on February 19, 1937 and passed away on July 10, 2021 after a brief illness. She was a former Special Education Teacher at North Middlesex High School and held a Masters Degree from Fitchburg State College. Melva-Jean was born and raised in Medford MA and summered on Nabnassett Lake in Westford MA, This is where she met her husband...
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Helen F. (McIntire) Krebs

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Helen F. Krebs, age 91, passed away on July 30, 2020 in West Palm Beach, FL. A long time resident of Westford, MA, she is being buried in Pine Grove Cemetery in Westford on July 31, 2021 (the date of her wedding anniversary) next to her beloved husband of 52 years, John Krebs, who passed away in 2018. Helen was born in Woburn, MA on November 26, 1928 to Arthur and Helen McIntire. She grew up...
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Jason "Whitey" O'Rourke

April 7, 1976 - June 30, 2021

It is with a sad heart that Jason (Whitey) O'Rourke lost his battle with depression on June 30, 2021. Jason had a sensitive caring soul. He adored his family Angela his wife, daughters Sarah and Paula and son Johnny. He was the precious Papa to his grandchildren. Born April 7, 1976, in Haverhill, Mass to Pam Smyth and Kevin O'Rourke he was raised in Tewksbury and Westford. He attended the...
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Nancy C. Hopkins

January 11, 1933 - June 30, 2021

WESTFORD – Nancy C. (Wood) Hopkins, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in Westford after a long illness. For sixty-seven years, she was the beloved wife of Earle C. Hopkins, Jr. who passed away June 14, 2018. She was born in Worcester on January 11, 1933, a daughter of the late Albert and Anna (Day) Wood. Nancy grew up in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School,...
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David J. Kingsbury

December 21, 1951 - June 26, 2021

David J. Kingsbury of Westford, MA, 69, died on June 26, 2021. He is survived by his four siblings Ben, Sarah Ehinger, John and Dan, as well as numerous nephews and nieces. His parents Keith and Diane (Birch) preceded him in death in 2000 and 2017 respectively. He graduated from Wilton High School in Connecticut in 1970. He loved sports, playing football, hockey and lacrosse. He resided in...
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David Lewis Davis, Jr.

October 30, 1928 - June 18, 2021

David Lewis Davis, Jr., age 92, a resident of Westford since 2001, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 18, 2021, at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen Clarita "Claire" (Erlandsen) Davis with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. He was born on October 30, 1928, and grew up in Scranton, PA, a son of the late coal miner David Davis, Sr....
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James J. Murray

July 15, 1968 - June 9, 2021

James J. Murray, beloved husband of Carla (Bullock) Murray passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was 52.   Born in Lake County, Indiana on July 15, 1968 he was a son of James and Linda (Kobylinski) Murray of Lake Station, IN.   Jim grew up in Lake Station, IN and following high school enlisted in the US Navy.  Following his honorable discharge, he attended...
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Ann W. (Huff) Graves

January 6, 1935 - June 8, 2021

WESTFORD - Ann W. (Huff) Graves, 86, a longtime resident of Westford died Tuesday, June 8, 2021 surrounded by her loving children. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert B. Graves. She was born in Waltham on January 6, 1935, and was a daughter of the late Elizabeth (Emery) and Richard Huff. She grew up and attended school in Waltham and enjoyed many summers at the family retreat in...
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Betty Ann (Schullian) L'Esperance

November 12, 1941 - May 31, 2021

Betty Ann (Schullian) L'Esperance, 79, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 31, 2021, in Marlborough, MA. Betty Ann was born on November 12, 1941, to James Emmett and Margaret Mary (Schmit) Schullian in Quincy, IL. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in Quincy and St. John's Hospital School of Nursing in Springfield, IL. She fondly recalled working as a registered nurse in hospital...
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Timothy John "Hedge" Bryant

June 8, 1964 - May 27, 2021

Timothy Bryant, of Dunstable, MA, formally of Acton, MA, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at his sister's home in Dunstable, MA. Born in Malden on June 8, 1964, he was the son of the late Joan Kramer Bryant and George Shelton Bryant of Acton, MA. He leaves behind his siblings Michael Bryant and his wife Susie of Las Vegas, NV, Karen Bryant Parent and her husband Dennis of...
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Robert "Bob" M. Daly

February 5, 1939 - April 19, 2021

Robert "Bob" M. Daly of Westford passed away on April 19, 2021. Bob was born February 5, 1939 and brought up in Fair Haven, N.J. He attended the Fair Haven school system and then Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, where he graduated as valedictorian. He matriculated at Dartmouth College in the fall of 1957, was in the last class of Sigma Chi's at Dartmouth, and was an Air Force ROTC...
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S. Michael Officer

December 8, 1959 - April 2, 2021

North Attleboro - S. Michael Officer, 61 of North Attleboro, died after a short illness on April 2, 2021, in Providence, RI. Michael was born in Lowell, on December 8, 1959, a son of the late Samuel Officer and Sarah Officer of Westford who survives him. He grew up and was a long time resident of Forge Village, Westford. Known to many as "Fess," he will be missed by all for his silent nature...
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Nancy J. DuFresne

October 29, 1940 - March 31, 2021

CHELMSFORD - Nancy J. (Carey) DuFresne, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Chelmsford after a brief illness. She was born in Lowell on October 29, 1940, a daughter of the late Ralph and Sadie (Luke) Carey. Nancy was a lifelong resident of Chelmsford and attended local schools. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a technical assembler at Raytheon in Andover for 35...
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Barbara A. Mahanna

August 8, 1939 - March 29, 2021

Barbara A. (Farrell) Mahanna, a resident of Mansfield, and formerly a long time resident of Westford passed away peacefully on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the age of 81 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Brockton on August 8, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Irene (Dunn) Farrell. She graduated from Brockton High School in 1957 and from St. Elizabeth's School of Nursing in...
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Paul G. Mulgrew

April 19, 1946 - March 19, 2021

Paul G. Mulgrew, a Westford resident, formerly of Malden and beloved husband of Eileen R. (Smith) Mulgrew passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, March 19, 2021. He was 74. Born in Cambridge on April 19, 1946, he was a son of the late George and Mildred (Brennan) Mulgrew. Paul spent his early years in Cambridge and moved with his family to Medford where he lived until he and Eileen...
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Richard Rice

March 23, 1928 - March 17, 2021

Richard Rice, husband of the late Joan (Marcos) Rice, passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at his Westford Residence. He was 92 and a few days away from his 93rd birthday. Richard was born in Westford on March 23, 1928, a son of the late S. Elizabeth (Hildreth) Tallard. He was educated in the Westford schools and a life long resident of the town. Richard loved Mack trucks. When he was...
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Daniel P. Provost

October 1, 1938 - March 6, 2021

WESTFORD - Daniel P. Provost, 82, of Westford, died at his residence on Saturday, March 6, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Trudy (Seidner) Provost with whom he celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2020. Born in the Forge Village section of Westford on October 1, 1938, he was a son of the late Gerard S. and Pierrette (Moreau) Provost. Daniel...
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Frances Rinehart

June 5, 1928 - March 1, 2021

Frances M. Rinehart, 92, a Westford resident, formerly of Somerville, NJ, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Norman, mother of Mary and her husband Tony, Ann and her husband Thomas and Bill and his wife Anne; grandmother of Amy, Matthew, Andrew and Tim; daughter of the late Bernice and William; sister of the late Kathleen, William and Margaret. ...
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James MacGregor Meikle III

April 30, 1958 - February 28, 2021

James (Jay) MacGregor Meikle, III, age 62, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 at his home in Westford surrounded by his loving family after a lengthy illness. He was born in Boston on April 30, 1958, beloved son of Sally A. (Bealand) Meikle of Port St. Lucie, FL and the late James MacGregor Meikle, II. Jay was raised in Westford and a graduate of Westford Academy where he excelled in sports....
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Elizabeth Ann Musello

May 9, 1924 - February 27, 2021

Elizabeth Ann (O'Reilly) Musello, age 96, passed away at home on February 27, after a brief illness. Elizabeth was born on May 9, 1924 in Manhattan, New York to John O'Reilly and Mary Catherine McAleese, from County Cavan and Belfast, Ireland. John owned pubs in Manhattan and the Queens Beach Hotel in Rockaway Beach where the family summered. She is predeceased by nine brothers and sisters. She...
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Marion (Gruber) Clough

May 23, 1942 - February 21, 2021

Marion I. (Gruber) Clough, 78, a resident of Westford, MA passed away peacefully on February 21, 2021. She was born in Boston, MA to the late Stella (Adler) and Emil Gruber on May 23, 1942. Marion's parents were citizens of Austria and came to America to escape the advance of Hitler. Marion graduated from Waltham High School in 1959. She then attended and graduated from Katherine Gibbs...
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Richard Scott Kalagher

November 4, 1975 - February 15, 2021

HAVERHILL - Richard Scott Kalagher, age 45, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. He was born in Lowell on Nov. 4, 1975, a son of the late Richard F. Kalagher who passed away in 2016 and the late Paulette D. (St. Onge) Kalagher who passed away in 2017. Scott was a resident of Haverhill and a graduate of Bishop Fenwick High School in...
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Imre Szabo

December 2, 1925 - February 12, 2021

WESTFORD - Imre Szabo, 95, a resident of Westford, passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Concepcion (Zavala) Szabo until her passing in 2011. He was born in Vac, Hungary on December 2, 1925, a son of the late Borbala (Bajan) and Imre Szabo. He came to the United States in 1956 and proudly became a citizen in 1979. He was an avid gardener and...
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Therese Vincent

February 11, 2021

Therese Vincent, age 92, of Ayer, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at Nashoba Valley Medical Center. Therese was a school teacher with the Ayer school system for 28 years until her retirement in 1995. Friends are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning, March 2, 2021 at 10 o'clock at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 107 N. Main St., Westford. Interment will...
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C. Gail "Tontileo Lipshitz" Hodges

November 9, 1956 - February 3, 2021

C. Gail Hodges AKA Tontileo Lipshitz, a lifelong resident of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, born to Clarence W. and Narcissa G. Hodges on November 9, 1956, passed away unexpectedly on February, 3 2021. Gail is survived by her Brother, Gary U. Hodges and his daughters, Melissa McCutcheon Candace James, Kristin Blenman, Hilary Brooks, along with 10 grand nieces and nephews, whose fondest memories are...
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Robert Edward Nelson

March 25, 1928 - January 29, 2021

TYNGSBOROUGH - Robert E. Nelson, age 92, a long-time resident of Tyngsborough, died Friday, January 29, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Kuhn) Nelson, to whom he was married for 65 years. He was born in Rockford, Illinois on March 25, 1928, and was a son of the late Robert and Mary Elsie (Reid) Nelson. After graduating high school, he proudly...
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Jeffrey Dean

May 21, 1956 - January 27, 2021

Jeffrey Dean, age 64, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at his home in Littleton. He was the beloved partner of 20 years to Sharon Breslend. He was born in Lowell on May 21, 1956, a son of the late Edward and Louise (Sargent) Dean. Jeffrey was raised in Westford and graduated from Nashoba Valley Technical High School. He went on to further his education at UMass Lowell...
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Ann (MacKissock) Daly

March 4, 1933 - January 19, 2021

Ann (MacKissock) Daly, wife of the late Leo T. Daly, passed away peacefully at her Westford residence surrounded by her family on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. She was 87 years old. Born in Lowell on March 4, 1933, she was the only daughter of the late Karlene (Greene) MacKissock and Robert MacKissock. Ann grew up in Lowell and graduated from Lowell High School before attending Lowell General...
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June P. Foster

June 12, 1929 - January 17, 2021

WESTFORD - June P. (DeMatteis) Foster, age 91, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Life Care Center of Acton after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Raymond P. Foster. She was born in Milford, Mass on June 12, 1929, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Maryann (Giacomuzzi) DeMatteis. June was raised in Arlington. She loved to cook and enjoyed gardening. She had incredible...
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Patricia C. (Cochran) Eudy

September 25, 1926 - January 10, 2021

Patricia Cochran Eudy, age 94, of Ayer, MA, formerly of Carrollton, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, after her battle with the COVID virus. Pat was born in Walton County, Georgia, to Daisy and Walter Cochran. She met the love of her life, Clyde "Bud" Eudy, when she was in her early twenties attending Georgia State University, and after a brief courtship, they married and settled in...
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Nicolas L. Bellemore

August 25, 1986 - January 8, 2021

WESTFORD - Nicolas L. Bellemore, 34, a lifelong Westford resident, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 8, 2021. Born in Lowell on August 25, 1986, he was the son of Raymond L. and Darlene F. (McNulty) Bellemore of Shirley who survive him. Nicolas was raised in and attended Westford schools. He was employed as a floor installer locally. Nicolas had a passion for racing dirt bikes,...
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George P. "Yogi" Rogers

March 26, 1935 - January 2, 2021

WESTFORD - Chief George P. "Yogi" Rogers, 85, a lifelong Forge Village resident, died peacefully on Saturday, January 2, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy M. (Peterson) (McCallum) Rogers, with whom he shared 23 years of marriage. Born in Ayer on March 26, 1935, he was a son of the late Edmund D. and Marion (Vasselin) Rogers. Yogi was educated in the Westford School System and...
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Elizabeth L. Dawson

December 18, 1932 - December 27, 2020

PLYMOUTH - Elizabeth L. (Laverty) Dawson, age 88, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Martin H. Dawson who passed away in 1986. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA on December 18, 1932, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Buchanan) Laverty. After marrying her...
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Francis M. "Pikey" Daly

April 6, 1949 - December 19, 2020

WESTFORD - Francis M. 'Pikey" Daly, a lifelong resident of the Forge Village section of Westford, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020, with his beloved family by his side. Born in Lowell on April 6, 1949, he was a son of the late Francis E. and Winifred (Connell) Daly. Pikey was a graduate of Westford Academy and was an avid softball player in his youth. Pikey met his true life...
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David J. Dundas

January 20, 1931 - December 3, 2020

David James Dundas, age 89, passed away Thursday December 3, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Rita L. (Cote) Dundas with whom he was married to for 70 years this past September. David was born in Lowell, MA on January 20, 1931, He was the son of the late John and Jesse (Torrence) Dundas. In his early years he worked at the Abbot Worsted Co. in...
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George R. Rondeau

January 29, 1934 - December 1, 2020

WESTFORD - George R. Rondeau, 86, a resident of Westford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at a local healthcare facility. He was the beloved husband of the late Marie Aurea (Marcotte) Rondeau. Born in Lowell on January 29, 1934, he was a son of the late Napoleon and Isabelle (Bureau) Rondeau. George served with the United States Navy during the Korean War receiving the...
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Robert C. Ringstad

April 5, 1930 - November 30, 2020

Chelmsford, MA - Robert C. Ringstad, 90, a resident of Chelmsford MA, passed away peacefully on November 30th, 2020. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, but brought up and educated in Glen Rock and Ridgewood NJ, he was the son of the late Erling and Flora (Steiner) Ringstad. Bob attended Dartmouth College for his undergraduate and graduate degrees receiving an MBA in 1952, and was employed as a stockbroker...
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Joseph Anthony De Louchrey, Jr.

July 22, 1935 - November 27, 2020

Joseph Anthony De Louchrey, Jr., age 85, passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020 at Emerson Hospital in Concord, where he was transferred shortly after contracting COVID-19. He died of the virus, with an ICU nurse holding his hand and one of his daughters virtually present. He did not wish to die in a hospital. Joseph (Joe) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on July 22, 1935, the son of the...
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Carole A. (Walsh) Norton

February 19, 1942 - November 22, 2020

WESTFORD - Carole A. (Walsh) Norton, 78, a lifelong Westford resident, passed away Sunday morning, November 22, 2020, with her loving family by her side. Born in Westford, on February 19, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Lillian (Mireault) Walsh. Carole was a graduate of Westford Academy and until her retirement was employed by Courier Corporation for more than 30 years. She...
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Robyn Lynn Houde

June 6, 1973 - November 10, 2020

WESTFORD - Robyn L. (Gumuchian) Houde, age 47, of Westford, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 in Westford. She was born in Cambridge on June 6, 1973, beloved daughter of Roger and Geraldine (Hagopian) Gumuchian of Westford. Robyn was raised in Westford and attended Westford schools. She was a member of the Congregational Church of Littleton. Robyn graduated from the Lowell Academy...
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Christopher P. Adams

December 9, 1987 - November 10, 2020

WESTFORD - Christopher P. Adams, 32, a resident of Westford, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Concord, on December 9, 1987, he was the son of Andrew D. and Jacqueline A. (Bull) Adams of Westford who survive him. Chris was a graduate of Westford Academy and the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, where he received a...
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Corinne C. (LeMaite) Orr

February 22, 1920 - November 1, 2020

Westford, MA - Corinne C. (LeMaite) Orr, age 100, died peacefully on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at a local healthcare facility. She was a resident of the Forge Village section of Westford. She was married for 56 years to Robert (Joe) Orr prior to his passing. Corinne was born in Lowell on February 22, 1920, a daughter of the late William and Marguerite (Soucie) LeMaite. Corinne graduated from...
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Ronald Tirone

January 9, 1950 - October 26, 2020

Ronald Tirone, a Westford resident and beloved husband of Janice (Foster) Tirone, passed away unexpectedly at Emerson Hospital on Monday, October 26, 2020. He was 70. Born in Waltham on January 9, 1950, he was a son of the late Dominic and Rita (Leblanc) Tirone. Ron grew up and was educated in Waltham. He and Janice lived in Burlington for many years prior to moving to Westford three years ago...
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Vivian M. (Labbe) (Duggan) Matthews

June 29, 1935 - October 25, 2020

Vivian M. (Labbe) Matthews, widow of Anthony F. Duggan and Manfred Matthews passed away unexpectedly at her Hudson, NH residence on October, 25, 2020. She was 85. Born in Lowell on June 29, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Noe and Adelaide (Dubois) Labbe. Vivian grew up in Westford and attended Westford schools. She married Anthony and they resided in Lowell and started their family. ...
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Doris R. (Connell) Welch

June 25, 1924 - October 22, 2020

Doris R. (Connell) Welch, of Westford, MA died on October 22, 2020 at Westford House nursing home.  She was a daughter of the late Leo and Yvonne Connell of Westford.  Doris was born in Concord, MA on June 25th, 1924.  She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph J. Welch, brother Robert L. Connell, and nephew and godson Michael L. Connell.   Doris attended Westford Academy and worked at...
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Ann M. (Mulligan) Vullo

October 22, 2020

Ann M. (Mulligan) Vullo, beloved wife of William J. Vullo, passed away at her Westford residence surrounded by her loving family on October 22, 2020. She was 83. Ann was born in 1936 to James and Leonora (Caron) Mulligan and was a lifelong resident of Westford and a graduate of Westford Academy. Prior to retirement, Ann spent more than 25 years as an accountant with Gallant Insurance in...
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Gary M. Gendron

May 8, 1966 - October 19, 2020

Gary M. Gendron, formerly of Westford passed away unexpectedly at his Milford, NH residence. He was 54. He was born in Lowell on May 8, 1966, a son of Paul Gendron of Westford and Lorraine (Lacombe) Gendron of Westford who survive him. Gary grew up in Westford and graduated from Westford Academy. He was a resident of Amherst, NH for 10 years prior to moving to Milford in 2010. Gary recently...
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Donald E. Greenwood

July 15, 1930 - October 16, 2020

Donald Greenwood Sr., of Westford, died October 16, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Esther (VanNorden) Greenwood who predeceased him in 2012. He was born in Boston July 15, 1930 to Wilfred and Margaret (MacDonald) Greenwood. Donald moved from Watertown to Greenwood Farm in 1936. He attended Westford schools and graduated from Westford Academy. He started Greenwood...
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Pauline (Roberts) Cobleigh

September 6, 1924 - October 10, 2020

NEWBURYPORT - Pauline (Roberts) Cobleigh, 96, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at the Port Healthcare Center in Newburyport with her loving family by her side. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 67 years, Maurice H. Cobleigh. Born in Braintree on September 6, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Deering and Edna (Hammond) Roberts. Pauline attended the Perry Normal School...
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Christos Contos

August 4, 1927 - October 10, 2020

WESTFORD - Christos Contos, 93, a resident of Westford for the last 50 years, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at a local healthcare facility. He was the beloved husband of Ann B. Contos with whom he celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on July 7th of this year. Born in Lowell on August 4, 1927, he was a son of the late Peter and Bessie Contos. Christos was a graduate of Lowell...
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Michael Albert Verrecchia

August 27, 1953 - October 2, 2020

Michael Albert Verrecchia, 67, of Littleton, Massachusetts passed away suddenly on October 2nd at his home in Littleton. He was the husband of Ruth Claire Verrecchia; they would have celebrated 49 years of marriage on November 5th. Mike was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts to F. Michael Verrecchia and Elizabeth Johnson Verrecchia on August 27, 1953. He grew up in Forge Village, Westford and...
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Beverly J. (Greenslade)(Taylor)(Proulx) Tufts

July 6, 1957 - September 30, 2020

RAYMOND, NH - Beverly J. (Greenslade) (Taylor) (Proulx) Tufts, 63, a resident of Raymond, NH, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Born in the Forge Village section of Westford on July 6, 1957, she was a daughter of the late Arthur T. Greenslade, Jr. and Shirley V. (Reid) Greenslade. Beverly was a graduate of Nashoba Valley Technical...
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John L. "Jack" Hamilton

August 4, 1938 - September 24, 2020

John L. "Jack" Hamilton, a Westford resident passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 following declining health. He was 82. Born in Lowell on August 4, 1938, he was a son of the late Alfred and Mary (Enis) Hamilton. Jack was married to the late Theresa R. (Marshall) Hamilton with whom he celebrated 49 years of marriage at the time of her passing in 2007. He was employed as a machinist...
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Antonia L. (Ferrandi) Anselmetti

September 2, 2020

Antonia L. (Ferrandi) Anselmetti, age 94, of Westford, formerly of Norwood, beloved wife of the late Alleandro J. Anselmetti. Survived by her son and daughter in law, Luciano J. "Lou" and Gail A. Anselmetti; three grandchildren, Andrea O'Toole and her husband Patrick, Jennifer Anselmetti, Michael Anselmetti; three great grandchildren, Ruby, Charlotte, and Jack; a sister and brother in law...
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Gregory Tammaro

March 15, 1990 - August 11, 2020

Gregory Tammaro passed away on Tuesday August 11, 2020 after a long battle with the disease of addiction. Many people would say that he died "unexpectedly", but the truth is, it wasn't "unexpected". It was a gnawing fear that his family faced everyday while he battled his disease. Born in Framingham on March 15, 1990, he was the loving son of J. Arthur Tammaro and Susan (Pettipas) Tammaro. ...
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Zsatara Marietta Savard

October 26, 1988 - August 1, 2020

Zsatara Marietta Savard, Fiancé of Geoff Applegate passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Zsatara was 31 and happier than she's ever been. Born in Concord, MA she was a daughter of Shauna (Paciuti) Bryant and Michael Bryant of Weare, NH and Brian Savard of Lowell MA who survive her. Zsatara grew up in Marlborough MA, graduated from Keefe Technical High School in Framingham...
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William A. "Billy" Lussier

July 11, 1991 - July 11, 2020

William Alex "Billy" Lussier, age 29, passed away from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident on Saturday, July 11, 2020 in Londonderry, NH. He was born on July 11, 1991, beloved son of William Lussier of Billerica and Diane (LaDuke) Boissonneault of Groton. Billy was a graduate of Nashoba Valley Technical High School, class of 2009. He recently resided in Hudson, NH and was formerly of...
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Donald A. Diette

February 19, 1944 - July 5, 2020

Pepperell - Donald A. Diette, beloved husband of Susan P. (Graham) Diette, passed away at his Pepperell residence on Sunday, July 5, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was 76 years old. Donald was born in Lowell on February 19, 1944, son of the late Elmer and Irene (Mason) Diette. Donald grew up and was educated in Lowell, Massachusetts. Following high school, Donald enlisted in the US Navy...
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Dorothy Ann (Benjamin) Oliver

August 22, 1949 - June 26, 2020

Acton - Dorothy Ann (Benjamin) Oliver, resident of Acton, Massachusetts, was born in Millinocket, Maine, on August 22, 1949 to Elma Gwendolyn (McMurray) Benjamin and Murray Benjamin. She passed away peacefully on June 26, 2020, in Marlborough, Massachusetts. She started her career as an educator and became a registered nurse later in life. She had an adventurous spirit and enjoyed camping,...
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Betty (Lucas) Sweetman

February 18, 1923 - June 18, 2020

Betty (Lucas) Sweetman, beloved wife of the late William Tunis Sweetman passed away at her Westford residence on Thursday, June 18, 2020. She was 97. Betty moved from Maine to Chelmsford and settled in Westford in 1970 Betty was a first generation American born on February 18, 1923 in Ft. Dodge Coleville, Iowa she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Anna (Nycon) Lucas who emigrated from...
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Nancy L. (Wirzburger) Kneeland

October 8, 1948 - June 18, 2020

Littleton - Nancy L. (Wirzburger) Kneeland, beloved wife of Thomas J. Kneeland passed away peacefully at her Littleton residence surrounded by her family. She was 71. Born in Somerville on October 8, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Louise (Dente) Wirzburger. Nancy was raised in Arlington and graduated from Arlington High School in 1966. She and Tom were married in 1969 and...
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Aline M. (Melancon) May

March 14, 1937 - June 15, 2020

Aline M. (Melancon) May, beloved wife of the late Harry E. May, Jr., passed away surrounded by her family on Monday, June 15, 2020 at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was 83. Born in Lowell on March 14, 1937 she was a daughter of the late Paul and Dorianna (Lamy) Melancon. Aline grew up in Westford and graduated from the Lowell...
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Robert C. Wacome

February 23, 1958 - June 10, 2020

Robert C. Wacome, age 62, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his home in Westford. He was the beloved husband of Barbara A. (Berner) Wacome with whom he would have celebrated 39 years of marriage in July. He was born in Lowell on February 23, 1958, a son of William B. Wacome of Dracut and the late Maureen L. (Burke) Champagne. Bob was raised in Dracut, attended local...
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Kenneth A. Rogers

October 30, 1957 - June 7, 2020

Kenneth A. "Kenny" Rogers, 62, a long time resident of Billerica, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 7, 2020, with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Joyce A. (Waters) Rogers, to whom he was married for 34 years. Born in Somerville on October 30, 1957, he was a son of the late Jack and Eleanor (Martel) Rogers. Kenny was a graduate of Billerica High School and worked as...
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Leo T. Daly

March 4, 1933 - June 6, 2020

Leo T. Daly, beloved husband of Ann (MacKissock) Daly, passed away peacefully at his Westford residence surrounded by his family on Saturday, June 6, 2020. He was 87 years old. Born in Lowell on March 4, 1933, he was a son of the late Leo M. and Nora A. (Linehan) Daly. Leo grew up in Lowell and graduated from Keith Academy. He and Ann were first introduced by a mutual friend when they were...
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Michael P. Ingalls

October 21, 1961 - May 30, 2020

NASHUA, NH - Michael P. Ingalls, age 58, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Ayer. He was the beloved husband of Kimberley A. (Dundas) (Healy) Ingalls. He was born in Groton on October 21, 1961, a son of the late Chester and Shirley (Bradley) Ingalls. Mike was a resident of Nashua and a former lifelong resident of Westford. He was a graduate of Westford Academy, Class of 1980...
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Sondra L. Olson

October 23, 1938 - May 28, 2020

Sondra Olson of Westford, MA, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She leaves her husband of almost 61 years Gordon Olson. She also leaves daughter Deborah Warren, son-in-law Timothy Warren and grandson Patrick all of Williamsburg, VA. She leaves son Scott Olson his partner Darlene Yelle, a granddaughter Angela Witts, husband Nevin Witts and great...
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George T. Sullivan

February 25, 1933 - May 26, 2020

George T. Sullivan, a life-long resident of Westford died peacefully on May 26, 2020 at his daughter's home in Lowell, MA at the age of 87. He was the husband of Eleanor F. (Thompson) Sullivan, who predeceased him in 2007. Born in Lowell, MA on February 25, 1933, he was a son of the late John F. Sullivan, Sr. and Mary J. (Cosgrove) Sullivan. George graduated from Westford Academy and...
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Augusto DaSilva

August 4, 1920 - May 16, 2020

Westford - Augusto DaSilva, age 99, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at his home in Westford. For 64 years, he was the beloved husband of Marjorie (Flynn) DaSilva who passed away July 20, 2010. Augusto was born in Tewksbury on August 4, 1920, a son of the late Manuel and Augusta (DeJesus) DeSilva. He was a resident of Westford for 68 years. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as...
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Gale A. Dauphinais

August 3, 1940 - May 15, 2020

Westford - Gale A. (Decato) Dauphinais, age 79, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020 at her home in Westford. She was born in Lowell on August 3, 1940, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Cecilia (Trottier) Decato. She was a graduate of Lowell High School and then raised her family in Westford where she was a resident for most of her life. Gale worked in merchandising and marketing for a...
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Catherine F. Procter

November 23, 1923 - April 30, 2020

Catherine F. (Reynolds) Procter, passed away on April 30th 2020 at the age of 96. Catherine (Kay) Procter experienced the best of life. She was born in Boston to Irish immigrant parents on November 23rd, 1923, and grew up in Dorchester surrounded by a loving close-knit family. Kay was introduced to her husband, George Procter, by her sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and John Cronin. They...
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Joanne M. Lehan

August 7, 1969 - April 29, 2020

WESTFORD - Joanne M. (Lukas) Lehan, age 50, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 29 in Westford. For 24 years, she was the beloved wife of the late Jeffrey P. Lehan who passed away on April 28. Joanne was born in Lowell on August 7, 1969, beloved daughter of Mary (Gallagher) Lukas of Chelmsford and Glenn Lukas of Delray Beach, FL. Joanne grew up in Chelmsford and was a 1987 graduate of...
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Clément Pierre Dumont

March 26, 1935 - April 29, 2020

Ayer - Clément Pierre Dumont (85) Beloved Husband, Father, Pépé, and Friend passed away unexpectedly from a massive heart attack on Wednesday, April 29th at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer. Clem was born to the late Valére and Adelia Dumont in Breakeyville, Quebec Canada on March 26, 1935. He moved to Massachusetts in the late 1960's where he met, married, and started anew, with the...
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Brenda C. (DeBettencourt) Frederick

February 6, 1941 - April 29, 2020

FITCHBURG - Brenda C. (DeBettencourt) Frederick, 79, a resident of The Highlands in Fitchburg, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Born in Oak Bluffs, MA, on February 6, 1941, she was a daughter of the late John and Marion (Pachico) DeBettencourt. Brenda was a graduate of Oak Bluffs High School and the Butera School of Art in Boston. Her love of Art continued long after graduation as she...
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Jeffrey P. Lehan

February 1, 1967 - April 28, 2020

WESTFORD - Jeffrey P. Lehan, age 53, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 28 in Westford. For 24 years, he was the beloved husband of the late Joanne M. (Lukas) Lehan who passed away on April 29. Jeff was born in Lowell on Feb. 1, 1967, a son of the late James and Elizabeth (Bussey) Lehan. Jeff was a lifelong resident of Westford, attended local schools and was a graduate of Westford...
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Susan Gail (Shay) Montminy

March 30, 1942 - April 23, 2020

Susan Gail (Shay) Montminy, 78, formally of Westford, MA, and most recently a resident of Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley, Billerica, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2020 after a lengthy illness. Susan was born in Lowell, MA, daughter of Lt. Edward "Jack" Shay and Mildred (Leigh) Shay, and grew up in Lowell and Chelmsford, MA. She graduated from Chelmsford High School in 1959, and went...
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Timothy Joseph Donovan

June 6, 1939 - April 21, 2020

Timothy (Tim) Joseph Donovan, 80, a long-time resident of Westford, MA, and before that, Arlington, Woburn and Burlington, MA, died peacefully in his sleep at Northwood Nursing Home in Lowell, on April 21, from complications related to the Corona Virus. Tim was predeceased by his father and mother, Joseph and Kathleen (McKenna) Donovan of Arlington, MA, his sister, Mary Harrold of Hudson, MA,...
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Shirley (Hathaway) McGrath

March 23, 1929 - April 14, 2020

WESTFORD - Shirley (Hathaway) McGrath, 91, a 42 year resident of Westford, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. She was the beloved wife of William E. McGrath, Jr., with whom she shared 68 years of marriage. Born in Westfield, Massachusetts, on March 23, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Walter Leroy and Eldora Belle (Wait) Hathaway. After attending school in Williamsburg, Massachusetts,...
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John J. Fanning, Sr.

August 14, 1926 - April 2, 2020

John J. Fanning, Sr., a Westford resident and beloved husband of Margaret R. (Casey) Fanning passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the Lowell General Hospital. He was 93. Born in Everett on August 14, 1926, a son of the late John and Minnie (Fredrickson) Fanning. When John was a young boy he lost his mother and lived with his aunt Betty Delaney and cousin Ruth Delaney. John was a...
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