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Bill Duke, 70, of Shrewsbury

April 17th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Bill Duke now knows peace and in heaven has been freed from the paralysis of Alzheimer’s disease. Bill died Thursday, April 16, 2015 after a long and valiant struggle with the dreaded disease that too many have been affected by in life. While the disease may have robbed him of his memory and [...]

Leon L. Spector, 86, of Southborough

April 17th, 2015

Southborough – Leon L. Spector, 86, of Southborough, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northborough. Born in Rhode Island, he was the son of the late Erving and Bertha (Lubin) Spector and the husband of the late Gertrude B. (Freedman) Spector, who died in 2009. A travel agent, [...]

John F. Gilchrist Jr., 85, of Shrewsbury

April 16th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – John F. Gilchrist Jr., 85, longtime Shrewsbury resident, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, with his family gathered at his bedside. John was born in Worcester, the son of John F. Gilchrist Sr. and Mary E (Finnegan) Gilchrist. He graduated from St. John’s High School, Worcester Campus, and joined the U.S. Army, serving [...]

Dalayya Ika, 80, of Southborough

April 16th, 2015

Southborough – Dalayya Ika, 80, of Southborough, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, in UMass Medical Center after a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Savitri (Divi) Ika; four sons, Prasad Ika of Ashland, Srinivas Ika of Hopkinton, and Ravi Ika and Krishna Ika, both of [...]

Bernice A. Reardon, 84, of Marlborough

April 16th, 2015

Marlborough – Bernice A. (Hester) Reardon, 84, of Marlborough, former longtime resident of Brockton, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Marlborough Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Jeremiah F. Reardon, who died in 1993. Bernice was born in Jamaica Plain, daughter of the late John J. and Mary (Kenney) Hester. She was [...]

Jeane Mei, 88, of Marlborough

April 16th, 2015

Marlborough – Jeane (Cowen) Mei, 88, died Monday, April 13, 2015 after a short period of failing health. She was the husband of the late Charles Mei, who died in 1975. She was born in Hexam, England, the daughter of the late Percival and Olive (Jennings) Cowen, and lived in Marlborough for over 30 years. [...]

Michael R. Braley, 66, of Worcester

April 15th, 2015

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Worcester – Michael R. “Mike” Braley, 66, of Worcester, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Mike leaves his longtime loving companion, Lynda L. Camarra of Shrewsbury; his devoted daughter, Dr. Jennifer P. (Braley) Sargent, her husband Scott Sargent and their children Zofia and Elise Sargent of Shrewsbury; a sister, Patricia A. [...]

Alida Ferguson, 79, of Southborough

April 14th, 2015

Southborough – Alida Lee Drewry Ferguson, 79, of Southborough, died Sunday, April 12, 2015 in the Coleman House of Northborough after a long illness. She leaves her son, Brent Ferguson and his wife Doreen of Southborough; a daughter, Hope Stogryn and her husband Daryl of Ontario, Canada; six grandchildren, Amy, Paul, Nadia, Nathan, Isaac, and [...]

Howard K. Fay Jr., 90

April 14th, 2015

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Westborough – Howard K. “Pete” Fay Jr., 90, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. Born in Westborough, he was the son of the late Howard and Gladys (Fraser) Fay. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1942 graduate of Westborough High School where he [...]

Joaquim dos Santos, 81, of Hudson

April 13th, 2015

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Hudson – Joaquim “Jack” dos Santos of Hudson, age 81, passed away peacefully Friday, April 10, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, at Marlborough Hills Health Center. Jack was born in Porta Nova, Campanario, in the island of Madeira Portugal. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed working on his vegetable garden, caring for [...]

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