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Betty A. Gray, 98, of Northborough

December 12th, 2014

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Northborough – Betty A. Gray, a longtime Northborough resident, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at Beaumont Nursing Home. She was the widow of Robert C. Gray of Gray’s Carpet Center. She leaves five children, Sally Stone (Richard), Judith Tibert (Kenneth), Susan Stokes (Carl), Richard Gray, and Gerald Gray (Patricia Harrington); 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and [...]

Robert A. Connors, 90, of Shrewsbury

December 12th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Robert A. “Bob” Connors, 90, of Shrewsbury, passed quietly Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. Bob leaves his wife and best friend, Mary M. (Wynne) Connors, and many nieces and nephew throughout the country. He was predeceased by several of his siblings. He was born and raised in Worcester, son of the late Lawrence J. [...]

William G. O’Brien Jr., 84, of Shrewsbury

December 11th, 2014

Shrewsbury – William G. “Obie” O’Brien Jr, 84, of Shrewsbury, died in his home Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Obie leaves his wife of 64 years, Doris A. (Taylor) O’Brien; five children, Helen C. DiPilato and her husband Joseph of Osterville, Patrice M. Palermo and her husband John of Oxford, Suzanne [...]

Muriel J. Uppstrom, 82, of Northborough

December 11th, 2014

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Northborough – Muriel J. (Miller) Uppstrom passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at UMass Memorial – University Campus in Worcester, after a short illness. She was 82. She leaves her devoted husband of 65 years, Russell E. Uppstrom; her loving daughter, Elaine Woyda and her husband Paul of Sudbury; two beloved grandchildren, Sophia Woyda of [...]

Claire V. Skrzypczak, 77, of Marlborough

December 10th, 2014

Marlborough – Claire V. (Chaves) Skrzypczak, 77, of Marlborough, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary I. (Ferreira) Chaves and the wife of the late Albert R. Skrzypczak, who died in 2006. Educated at Classical High School in Rhode Island, Claire majored in Mathematics [...]

Elaine D. DeMalia, 81

December 9th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Elaine D. (Stavros) DeMalia, of Shrewsbury, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 in Rose Monahan Hospice Residence in Worcester. She was 81. Her husband, Andrew, died Oct. 19, 2012 and she was preceded in death by her brother, James Stavros, and Betty M. Borseth. Born Dec. 9, 1932 in Parshall, N.D., she was a daughter [...]

Jose A. Frade, 62, of Hudson

December 8th, 2014

Hudson – Jose A. Frade, 62, of Hudson, passed away Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester. Jose was born and raised in Sao Miguel, the Azores of Portugal, son of the late Angelo and Maria (Ferreira) Frade. He had resided in Hudson since emigrating from Portugal in 1969. [...]

Francis H. Hill, 79, of Marlborough

December 8th, 2014

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Marlborough – Francis H. “Frank” Hill, 79, of Marlborough, formerly of Waltham, died at his home Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Waltham, he was the son of the late Patrick F. and Gertrude (Tierney) Hill and the husband of Beverly (Hornbeck) Hill, to whom he was married for the [...]

Nadja Dunbar, 97, of Marlborough

December 5th, 2014

Marlborough – Nadja “Nelly” (Tarasewicz) Dunbar died Sunday, November 30, 2014. A longtime resident of Marlborough and Hudson, she was 97-1/2 years old and lived a very full life. Nellie was born in Lawrence. During the U.S. depression her family immigrated back to Russia, where Nellie lived for several years. She returned to the U.S. [...]

Thomas O. Thorburn, 74, of Berlin

December 5th, 2014

Berlin – Thomas O. Thorburn, 74, of Berlin, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 at MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham Union Hospital. He leaves his beloved wife of 36 years, Carol A. (Christensen) Thorburn of Berlin. Tom was born in Newton, son of the late Edward and Leta (Swanson) Thorburn. He was raised in Wayland, where he [...]

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