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Marie J. Pecorelli, 82, of Shrewsbury

November 28th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Marie J. (Romano) Pecorelli, 82, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at home with her loving family around her. She is survived by her devoted husband of 62 years, Patsy Pecorelli, and her loving children, Patrick J. Pecorelli and his wife Theresa of Andover and East Dennis and Gina M. [...]

Frank L. Krouse Jr., 80, of Northborough

November 28th, 2014

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Northborough – Frank L. Krouse Jr. passed away peacefully at home Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. He was 80. He leaves his loving wife of 58 years, Joan B. (Latendresse) Krouse; three sons, Thomas Krouse of Northborough, Stuart Krouse and his wife Carolyn of Oxford, and Robert Krouse and his companion, Theresa Robert of Bellingham; six [...]

James McCann, 74, of Hudson

November 26th, 2014

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Hudson – James McCann, 74, of Hudson and formerly of South Weymouth, died peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at Life Care Center of Acton. He was the husband of Bernadette J (Loycano) McCann for the past 52 years. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland and raised and educated in Dorchester, the son of the late [...]

Theodora N. Holmes, 84, of Marlborough

November 26th, 2014

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Marlborough – Theodora N. “Dotty” (Papadakis) Holmes, 84, of Marlborough, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at Marlborough Hills. She was the wife of the late John “Jack” Holmes, who died in 1982. She was born, raised, and educated in San Francisco, Calif., and was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Isabel (Jaymont) Papadakis. She [...]

Craig MacDonald, 82, of Westborough

November 25th, 2014

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Westborough – Craig MacDonald, 82, of Westborough, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 at Marlborough Hospital. He was the husband of Carole A. (Taylor) MacDonald. Born in Fitchburg, he was the son of the late Arthur and Sarah (Craig) MacDonald. He was educated in Groton schools and was a graduate of Groton High School where [...]

Alice I. Collyer, 67, of Ashby

November 24th, 2014

Ashby – Alice I. (Carney) Collyer, 67, died Friday night, Nov. 21, 2014, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Daniel Collyer. She was born in Marlborough, the son of the late William and Eileen (Tremblay) Carney, and lived in Marlborough for many years before moving to Ashby. Mrs. [...]

Mary Quinlan, 85, of Marlborough

November 24th, 2014

Marlborough – Mary Theresa (Halligan) Quinlan, 85, a longtime Marlborough resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. She was born Feb. 4, 1929 to Mary J. and William H. Halligan in Boston. In 1955 she married the late Robert F. Quinlan. Mary is survived by her loving children, Theresa M. of Petaluma, Calif., Leo P. of [...]

Robert G. Horne, 58, of Southborough

November 24th, 2014

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Southborough – Robert G. “Chip” Horne, 58, of Southborough, died suddenly Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at his home. Born in Hyannis, he was raised in Chatham, the son of the late Charles and Nancy (Goslee) Horne. He was a graduate of Chatham High School, class of 1974, and of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, class of 1980, [...]

Donald R. Picard, 86, of Hudson

November 21st, 2014

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Hudson – Donald R. “Ray” Picard, 86, of Hudson, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at Wingate of Sudbury. He leaves his beloved wife of 62 years, Florence M. (Hazen) Picard of Hudson. Ray was born in West Warwick, R.I., son of the late Wilfred and Blanche (Plante) Picard. He was raised in Cambridge where he [...]

Artur A. Furtado, 30, of Marlborough

November 21st, 2014

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Marlborough – Artur A. Furtado, 30, of Marlborough, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at his home. He was born in Fortaleza, Brazil, the son of Pedro Henrique Furtado of Marlborough and Valeria (Menezes) Aguiar Furtado of Natick. He was a graduate of Universal Technical Institute in Norwood where he studied Deisel and Industrial Technology. He [...]

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