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Jean Marie Gognis, 51, of Northborough

February 23rd, 2015

Obit Jean Gogonis

Northborough – Jean Marie (Barlow) Gogonis passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb, 21, 2015 at Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester. Jean battled many years with M.S. and lung cancer since October. She was 51. She leaves her devoted husband of 26 years, Steven Gogonis, and her loving son, Evan Gogonis of Northborough. Jean also leaves her [...]

Mary M. MacDonald, 95, of Westborough

February 19th, 2015

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Westborough – Mary M. MacDonald, 95, of Westborough, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at the UMass Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital in Worcester. She was the wife of the late Carl A. MacDonald. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late James and Hannah (MacLeod) McNeilly. She was educated in Somerville and was a [...]

Helen Meleones, 84, of Fayville

February 19th, 2015

Fayville – Helen (Georgaklis) Meleones, 84, of Fayville, died peacefully at her home Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Meleones, who passed away in 2002. Born April 22, 1930 in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Electra Georgaklis and sister [...]

Agnes T. Hawes, 89, of Hudson

February 18th, 2015

Hudson – Agnes T. (Butler) Hawes, 89, of Hudson, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, at the Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Worcester. She was the beloved wife of 25 years to the late Edward F. Hawes, who died in 1990. Agnes was born and raised in Cambridge, daughter [...]

Dorothy M. Bahl, 94, of Hudson

February 16th, 2015

Hudson – Dorothy M. (Bronder) Bahl, 94, of Hudson, former longtime resident of Pittsburgh, Penn., died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2015 at St. Camillus Health Center in Whitinsville surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of 68 years to the late Arthur R. Bahl, who died in 2010. Dorothy was born and raised [...]

Edward T. Dakai, 68, of Southborough

February 16th, 2015

Southborough – Edward T. Dakai, 68, of Southborough and formerly of Arizona, died at his home Saturday, February 14, 2015, surrounded by his family, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Cecilia (Gannon) and Louis Dakai. Ed was a graduate of Framingham South High School and [...]

Catherine T. Flynn, 73, of Shrewsbury

February 16th, 2015

Obit Catherine Flynn

Shrewsbury – Catherine T. (Hyland) Flynn, of Shrewsbury, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 after an illness. She was 73. Cathy was born April 14, 1941 in Worcester, a daughter of the late Owen and Johanna (Foley) Hyland. She graduated from the former St. Peter’s High School and worked for Traveler’s Insurance Co. before her marriage. [...]

Peter N. Sabatini, 84

February 14th, 2015

Peter N. Sabatini, 84, of Westborough, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at home. He was the husband of Carmel J. (Nigro) Sabatini.

Yolanda Gangai, 86, of Worcester

February 12th, 2015

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Worcester – Yolanda “Nikki” (Ferro) Gangai, 86, of Worcester, formerly of Marlborough, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 at Saint Vincent’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Nikki is survived by her beloved children, Marlene M. Perno and her husband Stephen and Gene A. Gangai and his wife Michelle, all of Worcester; three grandchildren, [...]

Cyril R. Read, 80, of Shrewsbury

February 12th, 2015

Shrewsbury – Cyril R. Read, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully at home Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 11, 1934 in Seekonk, the oldest child of Frank and Gertrude (Peck) Read, and had been a Shrewsbury resident for over 50 years. Cyril lived a long and happy life as [...]

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