Captain George E. Cody, Jr. 73, of Franklin died August 12 in his home following a long illness. He was the husband of Cheryl L. (Cookson) Cody for the past 45 years. Born in Framingham, May 26, 1945, the son of the late George E. and Gertrude (Manning) Cody, George was lifelong Franklin resident. George
William Robert “Bob” Ryan, Jr. 55, of Clinton formerly of Franklin died August 6 in Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston. He was the husband of Christine Lang. Born in Chelsea, May 3,1963, the son of Bob and Peggy (Burns) Ryan of Bristol, New Hampshire, Mr. Ryan had lived in Boston and Millis in his youth
Esther C. (D’Amelio) Pellegri 97, of Franklin, died peacefully, Thursday August 2, 2018 at the Medway Country Manor, following a long illness. She was the beloved wife of the late George L. Pellegri, who died in 1987. Esther C. (D’Amelio) Pellegri 97, of Franklin, died peacefully, Thursday August 2, 2018 at the Medway Country Manor,
Albert R. “Al” Lewis, 92, a lifelong Franklin resident, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 30, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He is the beloved husband of 62 years to Claire A. (Bardol) Lewis. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mass Friday, August 3rd, at 10AM in St.
Amelia “Carmie” (Dangelo) Chiodetti, 90, a lifelong town resident, died peacefully Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Genesis of Milford, following an extended period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Peter J. Chiodetti, who died in 1988. Born in Franklin, June 14, 1928 a daughter of the late Antonio and Teresa (Piccirilli)
Douglas Michael “Mike” Rasicot, 65, of Wrentham passed on to be with our Lord and treasured family members on July 25. He was the loving, devoted husband of Susan E. (Bent) Rasicot for the past 40 years. Born in Wurzburg, Germany, February 27,1953, the son of Lyle G. Rasicot of North Attleboro and the late
John F. Halliday 71, of Blackstone, died peacefully, Monday July 23, 2018 at the Tippett Home in Needham, following an illness. He was the beloved husband of Barbara F. (McManus) Halliday, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service Saturday July 28th, at 11AM in
Heather (Dudley) Greenwood, 57, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 9th, 2018, in her home in Franklin Massachusetts, after a struggle with Breast Cancer. Heather was born November 13, 1960 to Brenda (Dudley) Ball and the late Thomas Dudley. She was raised in Chelmsford Massachusetts graduating from Chelmsford High in 1979 and completing a degree
Linjee (To-Uthai) Franklin 73, of Franklin, died peacefully, at her home, with family at her side, Wednesday July 18, 2018 following a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Vincent B. Franklin (Linjee’s “Ben”), with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born April 16, 1945 in Manorom, Thailand, a daughter of the late
Julia Barbara (Hagopian) Yergatian 86, of Franklin, died peacefully, Thursday July 19, 2018 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She was the beloved wife of Charles Yergatian, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. Born January 19, 1932, in Andover a daughter of the late Bedros and Juhar (Chilpian) Hagopian, she was a
Fred John Pecci passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 19, 2018 surrounded by family at the age of 91. A lifelong Franklin resident, he lived in his family’s homestead for over 90 years. Fred graduated from Franklin High School, but due to his joining the Navy in May 1945, where he was a member of
Joseph Robert Shields, 85, of Franklin died peacefully July 9 following a long illness. He was the husband of the late Frances M. (Daley) Shields who died in 2000. Born in Dorchester, February 1,1933, the son of the late John J. and Mary E. (Cullinane) Shields, Mr. Shields had lived in Franklin since 1966. He
David Joseph Sciolto 67, of Franklin, passed away on Monday July 2, 2018 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, following an illness. Born January 6, 1951 in Norwood, a son of the late Joseph D. and Yolanda C. (DeBaggis) Sciolto, he was a longtime Franklin resident. David worked as a real estate broker. He
Anthony L. “Tony” Merolla 50, of Bellingham, died suddenly, Saturday June 30, 2018. Born November 18, 1967 in the Bronx, New York, a son of Bernard A. “Bernie” Merolla of Franklin and Rosemarie M. (DiSanza) Horsman of Utah, he was a former longtime Franklin resident. He was raised and educated in Franklin and was a
Walter F. Nadolny, Sr. 91, of Franklin died June 25 in Genesis of Milford Center. He was the husband of the late Antoinette M. (Pizzi) Nadolny who died in 2010. Born in North Bellingham, December 3,1926, the son of the late Alexsander and Bronislawa (Pupek) Nadolny, Mr. Nadolny was raised in Bellingham and had lived
Sylvia Jean Hunchard, 80, of Franklin MA passed away peacefully on June 22, 2018 at home with her family and close friends near her side. Jean was born in Milford, MA on September 11, 1937 to the late Armand and Dorothy (McKenna) Bartolomei. She was a lifelong resident of Franklin, a graduate of Franklin High
Joseph R. O’Connor 85, of Franklin, died Saturday June 23, 2018 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Carol A. (Froughton) O’Connor, who died in 2008. Funeral services are pending at this time and a complete obituary will follow.
Margaret C. Duren, 89 of Franklin passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the Countryside Health Care in Milford. Born on November 10, 1928 in Wilkes Barre, PA she was the daughter of the late Rev. Lloyd A. and Margaret C. (Dixson) Duren. Margaret graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1949.
Franklin-Barbara M. (Guinee-Rosenson) Usowicz 79, passed away peacefully, at home Wednesday June 13, 2018. She Leaves behind her husband of 35 years Alfred F. Usowicz of Franklin, Mass. She leaves her children, Daymian R. Panarelli of Worcester, Stephen R. Rosenson of Putnam, Conn., and Adrian L. Rosenson of North Brookfield, 4 Grandchildren Tayla M. Cusson
Sean Kipp Rabbitt, 75 of Franklin, MA formerly of North Smithfield, RI passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Susan L. (Deehr) Rabbitt. Born on August 19, 1942 in Sandusky, Ohio, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Donna (Holzaepfel) Rabbitt. Kipp grew up