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Thomas M. Rempelakis, 58, of Marlborough

October 6th, 2014

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Marlborough – Thomas M. “Tom” Rempelakis, 58, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Lee Ann (Joyce) Rempelakis of Marlborough, whom he was married to for 29 years; his daughter, Lauren Rempelakis of Marlborough; and his golden retriever, Ronan of Marlborough. He was born in Boston, the son of [...]

John J. Van Dam Sr., 59, of Westborough

October 3rd, 2014

Westborough – John J. “Jack” Van Dam Sr., 59, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 at home. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Alfred and Helen (Johnson) Van Dam, and was educated in Boston schools. Jack operated the Central House in Westborough for over 35 years. He was [...]

Miriam Warren, 90, of West Dennis

October 3rd, 2014

West Dennis – Miriam Warren, 90, of West Dennis, formerly of Southborough, died peacefully at her home Wednesday night, Oct. 1, 2014. Miriam was a registered nurse who worked for area hospitals and other medical facilities. After she retired, she was a volunteer who drove cancer patients to their appointments. She was the beloved wife [...]

Richard V. Aghababian, 66, of Southborough

October 3rd, 2014

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Southborough – Richard V. Aghababian MD, of Southborough, died at home Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 with his family gathered by his side. He was 66. Born in Boston July 7, 1948, he was a son of the late Vahe and Zarie (Arslanian) Aghababian, and was raised in Newton. A graduate of Newton South High School, [...]

Colonel Martin A. Hunt, 84, of Hopkinton

October 3rd, 2014

Hopkinton – Colonel Martin A. Hunt, 84, of Hopkinton, formerly of Northborough, died at home Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his devoted wife of 60 years, Dorothy A. (Reidy) Hunt; six children, Kevin Hunt and his wife Cindy of Virginia, Karen Dreher of California, Martin Hunt and wife Karen [...]

John C. Belcher, 73, of Shrewsbury

October 2nd, 2014

Shrewsbury – John C. “JB” Belcher, 73, of Shrewsbury, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 in his daughter’s home in Woodstock, Conn., surrounded by his loving family. Calling hours for John will be held Saturday, Oct 4, from 4-7 p.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury.

Linda M. Sevier, 61, of Boylston

October 2nd, 2014

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Boylston – Linda M. Sevier, 61, of Boylston, passed away at home Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 after a three-year struggle with brain cancer. Linda was born in Providence, R.I. in May 1953. She was the second of eight children of George Herbert Lowe and Claire Stromberg Lowe. Her siblings were Thomas, Carlene, Mary, Christine, Robert, [...]

Thomas W. Cantwell, 76, of Northborough

October 1st, 2014

Northborough – Thomas W. Cantwell passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, after a period of declining health. He was 76. He leaves his devoted wife of 46 years, Elizabeth E. (Neagle) Cantwell; his children, Mary F. Cantwell and Joseph N. Cantwell; and seven nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by [...]

Shirley J. Schneyer, 85, of Shrewsbury

October 1st, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Shirley J. (Murphy) Schneyer, of Shrewsbury, a former longtime Framingham resident, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, with her family by her side, in UMass Medical Center. She was 85. Born on April 10, 1929 in Philadelphia, Penn., she was a daughter of the late Harold and Mae (Scholler) Murphy. She graduated from Upper [...]

Phyllis A. Duplisea, 84, of Hudson

September 30th, 2014

Hudson – Phyllis A. (Keirstead) Duplisea, 84, of Hudson, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare. Phyllis was born and raised in Waltham, daughter of the late Clifford and Ola (Foster) Keirstead. She attended local schools and was a 1947 graduate of Waltham High School. She moved to Hudson in 1962, and was [...]

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