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Helen Ratkiewicz, 98, of Grafton

August 5th, 2015

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Grafton – Helen Ratkiewicz, 98, passed peacefully Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 at Beaumont Rehabilitation & Nursing in Northbridge. Miss Ratkiewicz was born in Grafton April 24, 1917, the daughter of the late Kazimierz and Elizabeth (Branowicka) Ratkiewicz, and was a lifelong resident. She is survived by her sister, Bertha McMahon of McClean, Va.; her brother, [...]

Virginia K. Sprague, 88, formerly of Shrewsbury and Westborough

August 5th, 2015

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Jupiter, Fla. – Virginia K. “Jane” Sprague, 88, in Jupiter, Fla., formerly of Shrewsbury and Westborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 at the Jupiter Pavilion Hospice. Born in Westborough, she was the daughter of the late Ellis and Dorothy (Bent) Palmer. She was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1944 graduate of [...]

Claire G. Simard, 86, of Shrewsbury

August 5th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Claire G. (Grandmaison) Simard, 86, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Ipswich, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, surrounded by loving family, at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester. Her husband, of 47 years, Donald A. Simard, predeceased her in 1999. Claire is survived by her devoted family, including her daughter, Lee A. [...]

Peter A. Murphy, 66, of Westborough

August 4th, 2015

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Westborough – Peter A. “Pete” Murphy, 66, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Sunday Aug. 2, 2015 with his loving family by his side. He was born in Coom, Co. Kerry, Ireland, son of the late Peter and Johanna (O’Donoghue) Murphy. He came to America in 1969. He worked for many years at the Worcester State [...]

Jamie B. Cantwell, 24, formerly of Shrewsbury

August 4th, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Jamie B. Cantwell, a resident of Shrewsbury for 22 of his young 24 years, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 at his residence in Portland, Maine. Born Jan. 14, 1991 to Kevin and Barbara (Harrington) Cantwell, Jamie was the youngest of four children. In his short time here on earth, he enjoyed many sports. [...]

James S. Tripp, 63, of Marlborough

August 3rd, 2015

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Marlborough – James S. Tripp, 63, of Marlborough, died peacefully Wednesday, July 29, 2015 after a brave battle with throat cancer. Born in Marlborough, he was the son of William “Red” Tripp of Marlborough and the late Sally (Monroe) Tripp. A graduate of Marlborough High School, class of 1970, Jim worked for the Boys and [...]

Ann T. Pacific, 97, of Marlborough

August 3rd, 2015

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Marlborough – Ann T. (Frullo) Pacific, 97, of Marlborough, died Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Homestead House, Worcester. Born and raised in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Grace (Picone) Frullo and the wife of the late Robert Pacific, who died in 1997. As a young woman she worked as a [...]

Eleanor M. Conway, 80, of Grafton

August 3rd, 2015

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Grafton – Eleanor M. (Hicks) Conway, 80, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her adoring husband of 60 years, William Conway; her children, Linda Conway and her husband Michael Reney, Michael Conway and his wife Angela, Susan Cerasoli and her husband David, and her daughter-in-law Kellie [...]

Ethole Stavropoulos, 86, of Westborough

August 3rd, 2015

Westborough – Ethole “Stathoula” Stavropoulos, 86, of Westborough, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. She was the wife of the late John Stavropoulos. Born in Saga, Greece, she was the daughter of the late Andreas and Akaterini (Koutzoulis) Vasilopoulos and was educated in Greece. Ethole came to the United States in 1968 [...]

Delcie E. Wentworth, 98, formerly of Northborough and Shrewsbury

August 3rd, 2015

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Northborough/Shrewsbury – Delcie E. (Church) Wentworth, 98, a longtime resident of Shrewsbury and Northborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 30, 2015. She was the widow of William E. Wentworth, who died in 2001. Mrs. Wentworth was born Aug. 28, 1916 in Pound, Va., the daughter of William and Sindra (Sturgill) Church. After high school, she [...]

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