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Karen S. Berry, 69, of Westborough

July 9th, 2015

Obit Karen S. Berry

Westborough – Karen S. Walden Berry, 69, of Westborough, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital, Worcester. She was the wife of the late Scott Berry. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late William G. Walden and Beatrice D. (Beaudry) Walden. She was educated in Westborough schools and [...]

Donna A. Daveau, 55, of Grafton

July 9th, 2015

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Grafton – Donna A. Daveau, of Grafton, formerly of Leominster, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015. She was 55 years old. Donna graduated from Leominster High School and Assumption College in Worcester. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Daveau of Weeki Wachee, Fla.; her sister and brother-in-law, Julie and Jack Super [...]

Maria Sauri, 88, of Marlborough

July 9th, 2015

Marlborough – On July 2 our family suffered an enormous loss, Maria Cristina Sauri (Barbosa Mena), 88, suddenly passed away. “Mommy and Grandma” were her favorite titles. She was preceded in death (2005) by her husband Francisco. She was born in Oxkutzcab, Yucatan, Mexico, the daughter of Benjamin and Valentina Mena Barbosa. She lived in [...]

Salvatore Santoro, 68, of Shrewsbury

July 8th, 2015

Obit Salvatore Santoro

Shrewsbury – Salvatore Santoro, of Shrewsbury, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 5, 2015. He was 68. Salvatore was born Aug. 29, 1946 in Serra di Pratola, Provincia di Avellino, Italy, a son of the late Antonio and Maria (Santoro) Santoro. After leaving Italy over 48 years ago, Sal first went to Canada where he learned English. [...]

Anthony P. Cicio, 95, of Shrewsbury

July 8th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Anthony P. Cicio, 95, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Sunday, July 5, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, in the Shrewsbury Nursing Home. His wife, Jennie (Pezzella) Cicio, died in 2004. Anthony is survived by a son, Francis A. (Frank) Cicio of Shrewsbury, with whom he lived, and two daughters, Theresa A. Piltzecker and [...]

Lorraine Y. Paciello, 80, of Northborough

July 7th, 2015

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Northborough – Lorraine Y. (Noel) Paciello, 80, a longtime resident of Northborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 4, 2015, with her family by her side, in UMass Memorial Medical Center. Lorraine is survived by her son, Michael A. Paciello, his wife Susan, and their two children, Shane M. and Anna Lisa, all of New Smyrna [...]

John D. Mullen, 66, of Grafton

July 7th, 2015

Obit John D. Mullen

Grafton – John David Mullen, 66, died this past Friday, July 3, 2015 in the early morning hours following a difficult struggle with respiratory illness. Survived by his faithful wife, Marilyn, and four loving children, Joseph, Patrick, Leslie (Philip), and Catherine, John was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and career telecommunications worker with [...]

Charles P. Janaitis, 89, of Shrewsbury

July 6th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Charles P. Janaitis, 89, longtime Shrewsbury resident, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. His loving wife of 32 years, Josephine L. (Leone) Janaitis, died in 1982. He leaves his three daughters, Susan Lederman and her husband Robert of Denver, Colo., Mary Ann Janaitis and Laurie A. O’Rourke, both of [...]

Marie E. Hurley, 88, of Shrewsbury

July 6th, 2015

Obit Marie Hurley

Shrewsbury - Throughout Marie Hurley’s life faith, hope and love guided her until her passing with the presence of her family Saturday, July 4, 2015 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence in Worcester. She was 88. Marie E. Dowd was born Aug. 30, 1926 in Worcester, a daughter of the late John P. and Margaret (Shea) [...]

Janice J. Zecco, 76, of Northborough

July 6th, 2015

Northborough – Janice J. (Betteridge) Zecco, of Northborough, loving wife of the late Patrick V. Zecco, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 29, 2015 in Beaumont Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center with her family by her side. She was 76. Born Nov. 20, 1938 in Worcester to Russell E. and Joyce (Buchyn) Betteridge, she graduated from [...]

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