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Andrew T. Dell’Olio, 59, of Shrewsbury

April 30th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Andrew T. Dell’Olio, 59, a lifelong resident of Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep Monday, April 27, 2015. A simple unassuming family man who would put himself aside for anyone in need of help, he was born June 21, 1955 in Worcester. He graduated from Shrewsbury High School, class of 1973, and [...]

Normand J. Wilhelmy, of Shrewsbury

April 29th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Normand “Babe” Wilhelmy, of Shrewsbury, was reunited in Christ with his beloved wife, Irene and his sons Normand Jr. and Stephen, Saturday, April 25, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, in his home in Shrewsbury. He leaves behind a daughter, Cheryl McKane and her husband Andrew of Rutland Vt.; two sons, Bruce Wilhelmy [...]

Josephine M. Halo, 89, of Shrewsbury

April 29th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Josephine M. (Desimone) Halo, 89, of Shrewsbury, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 in Saint Vincent Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis F. Halo, in 1970, and by their daughter, BarbaraLou, in 1944. Jo, as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, is survived by a brother, Daniel Desimone [...]

Pelagia M. Michalak, 87, of Shrewsbury

April 28th, 2015

Shrewsbury – Pelagia M. (Taczala) Michalak, 87, of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Saint Mary’s Healthcare Center in Worcester after an illness. Her beloved husband, John J. Michalak, died in 1994. She leaves three daughters, Teresa D. Hebert of Spencer, Christine A. Wills of Shrewsbury, and Mary S. Paradise of Worcester; six grandchildren; [...]

Phyllis A. Howe, 80, of Hudson

April 28th, 2015

Hudson – Phyllis A. (Maude) Howe, 80, of Hudson, died Sunday, April 26, 2015 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester. She was the beloved wife of 60-plus years to the late Edwin F. Howe Sr., who died in 2014. Phyllis was born and raised in Natick, daughter of the late Milton and [...]

Nancy J. Yendriga, 70, of Westborough

April 28th, 2015

Nancy Yendriga. Photo/John Swinconeck,

Westborough – Nancy J. Yendriga, 70, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. She was the wife of Frank Yendriga. Born in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Ruth (Sullivan) Hackett. She was educated in Quincy, and was a graduate of [...]

Todd A. Lapidas, 54, of Southborough

April 27th, 2015

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Southborough – Todd A. Lapidas, 54, of Southborough, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Residence in Wayland. He was born in Boston and was the son of the late Manuel and Lois (Kessel) Lapidas. Todd was raised in Sudbury, and was a graduate of the Lincoln-Sudbury High School, class of 1978. [...]

John R. Dowling, 78, of West Boylston

April 27th, 2015

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West Boylston – John “Jack” R. Dowling, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Knollwood Nursing Center from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 78. Born and raised in Worcester, he was the son of the late John and Mildred (Dolphin) Dowling. Education played a very important part in Jack’s life, both personally and professionally. [...]

Carol A. Brawn-Bragdon, 74, of Northbridge/Grafton

April 27th, 2015

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Northbridge/Grafton – Carol A. (Gilligan) Brawn-Bragdon, 74, passed peacefully Wednesday, April 22, 2015 after recent illness. Carol is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Hultquist and her husband Brian of Rutland, with whom she had recently lived; three sons, James Brawn Jr. and Robert Brawn, both of Grafton, and Thomas Brawn and his partner Denise White [...]

Robert J. Dowd, 69, of Grafton

April 27th, 2015

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Grafton – Robert J. Dowd, 69, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Bob is survived by his wife, Patricia Dowd; daughter Courtney Dowd; step-sons Michael and Matthew Moore; his brother, William Dowd and his wife Gladys; grandchildren Joseph, Jonathan, Michael and Madison Moore; his niece, Lisa Inove; and nephews Paul [...]

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