• Southbridge

    Roland Paulhus

    View Roland Paulhus Sturbridge Sturbridge…Roland A. Paulhus, 77, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield surrounded with his family by his side. His wife of 25 years was the late Elizabeth A. (Morrell) Paulhus, who died August 4, 1994. He is survived by his children , Shari Carrington and her husband Christopher of Southbridge, Mark Jourdenais and his wife Karen of Southbridge, Kevin Paulhus and his wife Deborah of Dudley, Sheila Landry and her husba…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Gladys G. (Knych) Przystas 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    WEBSTER – Gladys G. (Knych) Przystas, 97, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in Webster after a period of declining health. Her husband of 38 years, Frank J. Przystas, died in 1986. She leaves 3 children, Kenneth F. Przystas of North Grosvenordale, CT, Michael R. Przystas of Webster and Cathleen Holmberg and her husband Craig of Oxford; 4 grandchildren, Christine and Adam Przystas, and Nicole and Aaron Holmberg; 2 great-grandchildren, Donald “Donny” and Laurana; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 5 sisters, Sophie Saucier, Anna Knych, Mary Marcustry, Viola Gawle and Frances Petrin, by 3 brothers, Peter, Albert and Joseph Knych, by her daughter-in-law, Judith Przystas…

  • Wellesley

    Winthrop Allen Baylies 2/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    Baylies, Winthrop Allen age 88, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on February 18, 2019. Winthrop was born on November 1, 1930 to Walter Ray Baylies and Elizabeth Allen Baylies. Beloved and devoted husband of 64 years of Mary Jane (Glennon) Baylies, and loving father of his children Elizabeth Allen Baylies and her husband Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, Ellen Saunders Baylies (pre-deceased), Polly Upham Baylies and her partner Benjamin Millard, and Winthrop Cabot Baylies and his wife Dr. Mary K. Baylies. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Sarah Burns (and Brian Corbin), Elizabeth Burns, Caroline Burns, Eric Scherfling, Nell Scherfling, Hannah Baylies and Benjamin…

  • Wellesley

    Joan M. (Colamaria) Armsworthy 2/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    Armsworthy, Joan M. (Colamaria) of Natick, MA. February 18, 2019. Devoted and cherished wife of the late Frank J. Armsworthy for over 50 years; adored mother of Scott Armsworthy of Natick, MA; precious grandmother of Juliette of Gainesville, FL and her dear mother Nathalie of Manhattan; treasured aunt of Stephen Soverino of Boston, MA and Stepmother to Richard Armsworthy and wife Sandie of San Diego, CA. She is survived by sister-in-law Martha Colamaria of Norwood, MA, Beverly and Tom Kohlhepp of Fredrick, MD and by many caring nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, step grandchildren and extended family members from around the country. Joan is predeceased by her beloved siblings John, Andrew,…

  • West Roxbury

    Adnan Karkour PhD 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA

    KARKOUR, Adnan. Passed away after a struggle with illness Tues., Feb 19, 2019 at the age of 77. Loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 40 years Najat Horanieh Karkour. Father of Racha and Majd and a loving grandfather of Naya, Dea, Manar, and Taj. Further survived by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Adnan will be fondly remembered by his family and friend as the most loving, caring, respectful, thoughtful, decent man, a distinguished Professor of Economics, Dean at The Syrian University of Damascus, champion of human rights and dignity, great scholar and an author of multiple books in business and economics.…

  • West Roxbury

    Sr. Linnea Mary Hawkins, OSC 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA

    Sr. Linnea Mary Hawkins, OSC, Order of St. Clare, of the Good Shepherd, in Jamaica Plain, February 19, 2019. Devoted daughter of the late Wilbur and Amy (Anderson) Hawkins. Loving sister to Richard and Irene Hawkins, Gary Hawkins, and devoted and one with her twin sister Linda McGillicuddy. Loving and doting aunt to Beth and Susan McGillicuddy and their dog Rudy, and Kristina and her husband Phillip Regan. Loyal friend to all her cousins and friends here and in Canada. Visiting hours will be held at the Monastery of St. Clare, 920 Centre St., JAMAICA PLAIN, Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9-11am followed by a Funeral Mass beginning at 11am. Relatives…

  • West Roxbury

    Frances E. (Baxter) Galvin 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Roslindale,MA / Boston,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA

    Frances E. Galvin, 88, also known as Darmy, died peacefully at home on February 20. A West Roxbury resident for nearly 60 years, Fran loved all that life had to offer and was the ultimate people person, making friends wherever she went and enjoying every minute of it. Fran especially loved her husband of 62 years, Frank, also known as Lefty, who passed away nearly two years ago. Fran and Lefty’s romance started on the dusty ball fields of Jamaica Plain, and will live on forever in our memories. Fran was adored by her six children and their spouses: Mary Scardino and her husband Jim of Wellesley; Frank Jr. and…

  • Worcester County

    Gary Thacker 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Gary L. Thacker, 65, of Worcester passed away unexpectedly on Thursday February 14, 2019. He leaves his loving wife, Deborah (Bucciaglia) Thacker of Worcester, he also leaves his sons, David Thacker of Worcester, Jason Thacker and his wife Kristen of North Brookfield, Kyle Thacker and his wife Stephanie of Union Grove NC and Kody Thacker and his fiancée Ashley of Knoxville TN, eleven beloved grandchildren, a brother Bruce Thacker of Alaska, a sister Zena Rivers of Deerborn, MI and several nieces and nephews including his closest niece and best friend, Linda Clark of Auburn. He was predeceased by a sister Alice Severt and a brother Larry Thacker. He was born…

  • Worcester County

    Rene J. Brodeur, III 2/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Rene J. Brodeur, III, 61, of Worcester, died Monday, February 18th in UMass Medical Center. He is survived by his fiancee, Jill Peterson; three brothers, John M. Brodeur and his wife, Vikki, of Worcester,Stephen W. Brodeur and his wife, Amy of Charlton and William R. Brodeur and his fiancee Amanda Fish of Worcester; three sisters, Betty A. Manzello of Worcester, Gail M. Mastrorio and her husband, Edward of Spencer and Mary A. Malley and her husband, Michael of Worcester and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by a sister Patricia A. Brodeur and his nephew, Aaron Mastrorio. He was born in Worcester, the son of Rene J. Brodeur, Jr.…

  • Lynn

    Emery, Christopher J.

    Christopher J. Emery age 55 of Haverhill, formerly of Lynn, died on Tuesday February 19, 2019 at Newton Wellesley Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Boston and raised in Lynn, he was the son of …