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Paul J. Stockwell, 67, formerly of Southborough

September 30th, 2014

Westport – Paul J. Stockwell, 67, of Westport and formerly of Southborough, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Charlton Hospital in Fall River after a battle with cancer. He was the husband of Kathleen (Puntonio) Stockwell. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Anita (McCormick) and Frank P. Stockwell. Paul was a [...]

Ronald S. Davis, 93, of Shrewsbury

September 30th, 2014

Obit Ronald Davis

Shrewsbury – Ronald S. Davis, 93, of South Quinsigamond Avenue, retired president of the Davis Corporation of Worcester, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Whitney Place Assisted Living in Northborough. His wife of 50 years, Marguerite “Peggy” R. Davis, died in 2000 and his friend, Jane Bryant Matthews, died in 2005. He leaves his daughter, [...]

Donna E. MacDonald, 88, of Marlborough

September 30th, 2014

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Marlborough – Donna E. (Zaikis) MacDonald, 88, of Marlborough and formerly of Needham, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at her home. She was the wife of the late Alexander L. MacDonald, who died in 2002. She was born, raised, and educated in Boston, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Slaninis) Zaikis, of South [...]

Alice S. Crouse, 88, of Shrewsbury

September 30th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Alice S. (Anderson) Crouse, of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in St. Vincent Hospital with her devoted family by her side. She was 88. She leaves behind her beloved husband of 68 years, 1 month and 4 days, Melbourne C. Crouse; four sons, Raymond Crouse and his wife Diane of Shrewsbury, Doran [...]

Paul H. Cormier Sr., 83, of Marlborough

September 26th, 2014

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Marlborough – Paul H. Cormier Sr., 83, of Marlborough, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital after a period of declining health. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Henry D. and Marie Rita (Goulet) Cormier and the husband of the late MaryAnn (Ruby) Cormier. Mr. and Mrs. Cormier had been [...]

Loretta Shields, 74, of Northborough

September 26th, 2014

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Northborough – Loretta (Gudaitis) Shields, 74, of Northborough, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2014 in UMass Memorial Medical Center after a period of declining health. She is survived by her five daughters, Laura Nicholson and her husband John of Holden, Janet Short and her husband William of Northborough, Karen Jennison of Shrewsbury, Noreen Mirabito and her [...]

Dr. John L. Bianchi, 93, of Shrewsbury

September 24th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Dr. John L. Bianchi, 93, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, at Southgate Assisted Living. John’s longtime companion, Kay Delaney, passed away in 1991. He is survived by two sons, Alden J. Bianchi and his wife Mary E. Kett of Boston and John L. Bianchi [...]

Lisette M. Barberio, 53, of Hudson

September 22nd, 2014

Obit Lisette Barberio

Hudson – Lisette M. (Savoie) Barberio, 53, of Hudson, passed away at her residence Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 with her loving family and friends by her side. Lisette was born Jan. 9, 1961, daughter of Edmay (Allain) Savoie and the late Aldeo Savoie of New Brunswick, Canada. She leaves behind her husband, Michael Barberio of [...]

Richard Anastas, 73, of Hudson

September 22nd, 2014

Hudson – Richard “Richie” Anastas, 73, of Hudson, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 at the Reservoir Center in Marlborough. He leaves his two brothers, Charles Anastas of Colorado and Raymond Anastas of Florida. Richie was born and raised in Hudson, son of the late Angelo and Dorilla (Deshaun) Anastas. He attended local schools and worked [...]

Anthony G. Farreh, 67, of Marlborough

September 22nd, 2014


Marlborough – Anthony G. “Tony” Farreh, 67, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 after a brief illness. He was the husband of Jeanette (Spury) Farreh, to whom he was married for 42 years. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of the late Nabie and Mary (Evanko) Farreh, and moved to Marlborough in 1972. [...]

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