• Athol

    Pelto, David L.

    David L. Pelto, 58 of Athol, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 1, 2019 in the CCU at Leominster Hospital. David was born…

  • Athol

    Wallace, Marian E.

    Marian E. (Whipple) Wallace, 77, of Athol, died Saturday June 1, at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Marian was born April 14, 1942 in Winchendon, MA,…

  • Mansfield,  Quincy

    Jeannine B. (Beland) Lemire

    Jeannine B. (Beland) Lemire, 90, of Mansfield, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019.  She was born in Canada, daughter of the late, Aristide and Aldea (Lemire) Beland. She worked for Plainville Stock as a stone setter and then as a Quality Control Inspector for Boston Scientific Company until her retirement.  Jeannine enjoyed knitting, gardening, and spending time with her family. She was also an avid Boston Bruins Hockey fan. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 62 years, Fred R. Lemire, Sr. and her son, Fred. R. Lemire, Jr.  Jeannine is survived by her son, Arthur W. Lemire; 2 daughters: Kathleen Mitchell and Cyndee Kerkhoff. She is survived by…

  • Mansfield,  Quincy

    Alfred (Don) Donald Hermans

    Alfred (Don) Donald Hermans passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the age of 86 surrounded by his family. He leaves his wife, Beverly Ann (Lenkalis) Hermans of 63 years, his son Alfred Donald Jr. and his wife Melissa, his daughter Judy Tenore and her husband Frank, six grandchildren, Lisa, Stacy, Billy, Erica, Marissa and Andrew and twelve great grandchildren. As a young man, he proudly served in the U.S Army during the Korean war. Upon returning home, he married the love of his life, Beverly and started a family in Shrewsbury, MA. He worked as a plant manager for the Frem Corporation in Worcester and in retirement worked…

  • Brockton

    Paul F. Wetterholm 5/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Paul F. Wetterholm, age 68, of Brockton, died peacefully, May 26, 2019 at South Shore Rehabilitation Center. Paul was the husband of Judy A. (Bragg) (Bates) Wetterholm. Born, raised and educated in Brockton, Paul was the son of the late Paul G. and Ruth A. (Bassett) Wetterholm. He had been employed by the City of Brockton for several years and was an active political volunteer in Brockton. Paul was also a member of the East Side Improvement Association, active at the Campello High Rise, and Vice President of the Caffrey Towers Association. Paul’s greatest joys in life were his wife Judy and son Mark. He also enjoyed fishing and the…

  • Canton

    Margaret J. Grenier 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    Margaret J. Grenier (Judge) of Canton passed away June 4th at the Norwood Hospital. Born in Boston, she was raised in Canton and was a lifelong resident of the town. She graduated from Canton High School and went on to earn her nursing degree from Catherine Laboure School of Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse for many years at the Mass Hospital School in Canton, Westwood Lodge, Medfield State Hospital and the Brockton VA Hospital before retiring. She was previously and active member of the Canton High School Alumni Assn and a member of the Red Hatters. She was an avid writer and wrote a book on the historical…

  • Chicopee

    Richard F. “Richie” O’Brien, Jr. 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE ~ Richard F. “Richie” O’Brien, Jr., 57, of Chicopee, was Called Home on Monday, June 3, 2019. He passed into Eternal Life surrounded by all the memories that he loved and cherished. He was born in Springfield on September 23, 1961, the beloved son of Richard F. O’Brien, Sr. and Marilyn F. (Sinell) O’Brien of Chicopee. He was raised in Springfield, graduated from Classical High School and had lived in Springfield most of his life before moving to Chicopee in 1991. He was employed as a van driver for Valet Park of America in Springfield and a bus driver for King Ward Coach Lines in Chicopee. He attended LifePoint…

  • Dorchester

    JOHN B. “JACK” WARD JR. 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Melrose,MA / Canton,MA / Boston,MA / Dorchester,MA / Chelsea,MA

    John B. “Jack” Ward Jr., a resident of Admirals Hill in Chelsea, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 3, 2019 at his home following a 3 year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was 72 years of age. Jack was born in Cambridge on October 31, 1946, a son of the late John B. Ward and Margaret R. (O’Callaghan) Ward. He grew up in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain where he attended St. Thomas Aquinas Parochial School in Jamaica Plain and also graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Jack entered St. John’s Seminary in Boston where he studied and received his Bachelors Degree in Philosophy and Theology. He also received…