• Groton,  Littleton

    John Allen Ball

      John Allen Ball December 8, 1935 – August 6, 2019 John Allen Ball, MIT/Harvard Astrophysicist, age 83, died August 6, 2019, of complications resulting from Alzheimer’s Disease. He died peacefully at home in Harvard, Massachusetts, surrounded by family. John was born in 1935 in Ravenna, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1957 with a BSEE. Having participated in ROTC in college, John served for two years as a lieutenant in the US Air Force, stationed at…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Douglas “Butch” Atkins Lawrence

      Douglas “Butch” Atkins Lawrence October 22, 1942 – August 8, 2019 Douglas Atkins Lawrence, age 76 and longtime resident of Groton, Ma, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 8, 2019 at the Keystone Rehabilitation & Nursing center in Leominster, Ma after his battle with long term illness. He was born in Ayer, Ma on October 22, 1942, the third son of Thomas S. and Helen D.(Yapp) Lawrence. He was raised and early educated in Groton and later graduated from Lowell Trade H.S. in 1961…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Mary Josephine Bolger

      Mary Josephine Bolger September 1, 1928 – August 8, 2019 Mary J. Bolger, age 90, of Littleton passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Colonel John M. Bolger. Mary Josephine Calhoun was born on September 1, 1928, daughter of the late Edward and Josephine Calhoun. Raised and educated in Pensacola, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia, she graduated from Fulton County high school and matriculated at the University of Georgia, studying a…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Mark P. Hoffman

      Mark P. Hoffman October 31, 1950 – August 5, 2019 Mark P. Hoffman passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on August 5, 2019 at his brother Dan’s house in Groton. He was 68 years old. Mark was born in Ayer, MA on Halloween, 1950 to the late Francis and Virginia Hoffman. Mark was a graduate of Groton High School class of 1968. After high school he traveled (bummed) around Europe for a year before settling in the Seattle, Washington area where he has lived for nearly 45 years. He…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Susan Theresa Gordon

      Susan Theresa Gordon August 4, 1960 – August 5, 2019 Susan Theresa (Milani) Gordon age 59, passed on Monday August 5, 2019, peacefully and surrounded by her husband and four children after a long battle with illness. Susan was born in Quincy, MA on August 4, 1960, a daughter of the late Alseo J. Milani and survived by her Mother Evelyn Milani of Pepperell, MA. Susan’s greatest accomplishment in life, as she would say, were her four children and in recent years, three grandchildren. She is…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Eve Caroline (Proto) Rempelakis

      Eve Caroline (Proto) Rempelakis August 2, 1928 – August 3, 2019 Eve Caroline (Proto) Rempelakis age 91 of Littleton formerly of Concord passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Care Dimensions Hospice Residence in Lincoln. She was the beloved wife of Emmanuel J. Rempelakis. Eve Caroline Proto was born in Somerville, MA on August 2, 1928 a daughter of the late Donato P. and Pearl H. (Merritt) Proto. She attended and graduated from Boston City Hospital Nursing Program. She h…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Lois Jane Trepanier

      Lois Jane Trepanier February 1, 1947 – July 27, 2019 Lois Jane Trepanier, age 72, passed away in her beloved home in Littleton. Lois was born in Somerville, MA on February 1, 1947 a daughter of the late Arthur H. and Alice (Stowell) Trepanier The Trepaniers moved to Littleton when Lois was baby. Her father and her uncle built their homes next door to one another, and Lois grew up surrounded by family. She attended St. Mary’s in Ayer through grammar school and graduated from Littleton High…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Peter M. Beagen

      Peter M. Beagen November 24, 1945 – July 27, 2019 Peter Beagen, 73 and a longtime resident of Littleton, MA, passed away on July 27, 2019. He was the husband of the late Mary Ellen (Hanright) Beagen who passed in 2001. Peter was the past president of the Nashoba Sportsman Club, was passionate about flying and piloting his Beechcraft Musketeer, and was known for his unique sense of humor and his love for fireworks. Peter was an accomplished woodworker and spent hours refinishing pieces for…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Gary Richard Coupal

      Gary Richard Coupal January 6, 1957 – July 13, 2019 Gary Richard Coupal, age 62, of Athol formerly of Littleton passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. He was the husband of Vera. Born in Littleton, MA, he was the son of Jean Ellen Champagne and the late Arthur Richard Coupal. He attended Littleton Schools and was very active in a number of organizations community-wide throughout his childhood and teen years. In Littleton, he was well-known and well-loved and he always called Littleton…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Virginia M.(Strong) Kimball

      Virginia M.(Strong) Kimball June 28, 1940 – July 18, 2019 Virginia Marie Kimball, 79 of Westford, passed peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on the evening of July 18, 2019. Ginny was born on June 28, 1940 to Bethany June Strong and John Donovan Strong in Los Angeles, CA. Ginny is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dean, and nine children: Cheryl Kimball (and husband Robert Keegan), Laurence Kimball, Lucia Kimball (and husband Peter Kimball), Mary Lou Brown (and husband Sha…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Stephen Daniel DiTullio

      Stephen Daniel DiTullio April 12, 1954 – July 16, 2019 Stephen Daniel DiTullio age 65 of Littleton passed away, on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, surrounded by his loving wife and children. Born in Weymouth on April 12, 1954 he was the loving son of the late Vincent M. and Virginia M. (Riley) DiTullio. Raised and educated in Weymouth, Stephen was a graduate of Weymouth South High School (’72) and Bridgewater State College (’77). For the last 39 years…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Marion R. (Wyman) Rooney

      Marion R. (Wyman) Rooney March 27, 1926 – July 17, 2019 Marion R. (Wyman) Rooney, aged 93, of Littleton (formerly of Wilmington and Tuftonboro, NH) died peacefully on July 17, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Jerome. Marion grew up in Winchester and graduated from Winchester Publics Schools. Marion and Jerome married in May of 1949 and raised their 3 boys in Wilmington and Littleton, MA. Together, for many years, they ran The Country Cra…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Joan A. (Corbett) Geldart

      Joan A. (Corbett) Geldart September 23, 1942 – July 14, 2019 Joan A. (Corbett) Geldart, of Ayer and former longtime Littleton resident passed away unexpectedly at home on July 14, 2019. She was 76 years old. Joan was born on September 23, 1942, a daughter to the late George and Evelyn (Nowlin) Corbett. Joan was raised in Arlington and later moved to Littleton where she raised her family. She was employed for many years as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at Newbury Court in Concord and in…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Haibin “Ben” Huang

      Haibin “Ben” Huang October 1, 1959 – July 12, 2019 Ben Huang, PhD., passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 59 years old. Ben was born and raised in Xi’an, China. He moved to Tampa, Florida in 1992, where he married Mengqiu (Nancy) Zheng. They then started a family and had three kids and two dogs. In 2011, the Huang family relocated to Acton, Massachusetts. Ben championed his childrens’ education: he spent countless hours bolstering their…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Joan Geldart

      Joan Geldart September 23, 1942 – July 14, 2019 Joan A. (Corbett) Geldart, of Ayer and former longtime Littleton resident passed away peacefully at home on July 14, 2019. She was 76 years old. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Joan at a graveside service which will be held on Saturday July 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Westlawn Cemetery, 7 New Estate Road Littleton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lowell Human Society. 951 Broadway St, Lowell,…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    John G. Mendonca, Sr.

      John G. Mendonca, Sr. March 25, 1945 – July 10, 2019 John G. Mendonca, Sr. age 74 of Littleton formerly of Lowell passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Health Alliance Clinton Hospital following a lengthy illness. John was born in Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal on March 25, 1945 the son of the late Manuel Viera and Maria Elisa Furtado-Resendes Mendonca. John and his family moved to the United States in 1958 and settled in Lowell. He married and lived in Groton, Townsend, Tewk…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Gerard Armand Pare

      Gerard Armand Pare September 24, 1924 – June 24, 2019 Gerard “Jerry” Armand Pare age 94 of Littleton formerly of Lowell passed away peacefully on Monday, June 24, 2019 at the Apple Valley Center in Ayer with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 52 years to Helen Frances (Milne) Pare. Born in Lawrence on September 24, 1924 he was the youngest of 13 to the late Joseph and Delia (Lebrecque) Pare, both Canadian immigrants. Jerry was raised and educated in Lawrence. He…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Ashley B. Packard

      Ashley B. Packard September 9, 1956 – June 22, 2019 Ashley B. Packard, 62 and a long time Ayer resident passed away on Saturday June 22, 2019. He was the son of Bernice (Ellis) Packard and the late Richard F. Packard Sr. Ashley was born in Baltimore, MD on September 9, 1956, the youngest of four children. Ashley’s early life was full of adventure as the family relocated many times. When Ashley was 10 the family settled in Littleton, a place they would call home. Ashley attended Littlet…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Richard Lee Ellicks

      Richard Lee Ellicks April 18, 1927 – June 19, 2019 Richard Lee Ellicks, 92, of Haines City, FL peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Richard was born on April 18, 1927 in Morristown, NJ. He raised his family with his wife in Point Pleasant, NJ. Loving husband, father and grandfather; survived by his children, Kim (Ellicks) Center and son-in-law, Mark Center; Kris Ellicks and daughter-in-law, Michele Ellicks; and Leanne (Ellicks) Capobianco and son-in-law, Jim…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Richard Edward Soar

      Richard Edward Soar February 11, 1969 – June 16, 2019 Richard Edward Soar, age 50, of Shirley, MA passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Emerson Hospital in Concord surrounded by his loving family. Born in Concord on February 11, 1969, Richard was the son of Carol Helen (Laskowsky) Soar and Robert B. Soar Sr. Raised and educated in Maynard, Richard graduated from Assabet Valley Technical High School in 1988. Richard went on to work 16 years at the Shirley Water Department as water…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Marie B. (Keohane) Finnegan

      Marie B. (Keohane) Finnegan January 28, 1931 – June 14, 2019 Marie B. (Keohane) Finnegan, a long-time resident of Harvard, passed away on June 14, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Marie, born on January 28, 1931 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, to John Stephen Keohane and Mary Agatha (Swan) Keohane, was the seventh of nine children. Marie is preceded in death by her husband, Laurence M. Finnegan, to whom she was married for sixty-one years. Marie grew up in Newton, Massachusetts …

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Lois Delaney Bartkus

      Lois Delaney Bartkus d: June 14, 2019 Lois Delaney Bartkus age 82 of Littleton passed away peacefully with her loving and devoted family by her side on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Rivercrest Deaconess Long-Term Care facility in Concord. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter E. Bartkus who died January 18, 2019. Born in Waltham, MA Lois was the daughter of the late Bernard Delaney and Elizabeth (Flaherty) Delaney. She was raised and educated in Waltham graduating from Saint…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    John Kenneth Holmer, Jr.

      John Kenneth Holmer, Jr. March 14, 1960 – June 11, 2019 John Kenneth Holmer, Jr, 59 of Littleton, died suddenly on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. He was a son of John (Sr.) and Barbara Jean (Kimball) Holmer. John was born March 14, 1960 in Ayer, MA and resided in Littleton and surrounding area his entire life. He graduated from Littleton High School in 1978 and earned his bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Maine at Presque Isle in 1983. At UMaine, he played ice hockey, wrest…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Jacqueline Ann Plourde

      Jacqueline Ann Plourde December 23, 1937 – June 2, 2019 Jacqueline “Jackie” Ann (Vincent) McKelvie Plourde age 81 of Littleton, passed away peacefully following a brief illness on June 2, 2019 at Emerson Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of her loving husband of 33 years James W. Plourde of Littleton and was predeceased by her beloved first husband of 24 years Alton “Bruce” McKelvie. She is also survived by Barney, their very spoiled Schnauzer to whom she wa…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Neil Bauer

      Neil Bauer August 3, 1946 – May 29, 2019 Walter Neil Bauer, age 72 of Acton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital with his loving family by his side following a courageous battle with leukemia. He was the beloved husband of Ricky Ann (Hofmann) Bauer. Along with his wife he is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Aufiero and husband Jeffrey, Valerie Bauer Gore and husband Jeffrey, all of Acton, his grandsons Matthew and Jake Aufiero, and…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Walter Neil Bauer

      Walter Neil Bauer August 3, 1946 – May 29, 2019 W. Neil Bauer, age 72 of Acton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital with his loving family by his side following a courageous battle with leukemia. He was the beloved husband of Ricky Ann (Hofmann) Bauer. Along with his wife he is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Aufiero and husband Jeffrey, Valerie Bauer Gore and husband Jeffrey, all of Acton, his grandsons Matthew and Jake Aufiero, and…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Claire Mary (Lee) Germain

      Claire Mary (Lee) Germain July 20, 1929 – May 25, 2019 Claire Mary (Lee) Germain age 89 of Westford (formerly of Burlington) passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston on July 20, 1929 she was the daughter of Irish immigrants to the late Matty and Mary (Hughes) Lee. Raised and educated in Boston Claire graduated from Notre Dame high school. Claire married and settled in Burlington where she raised her loving family. Claire had a wonderful spirit for…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    John Reynold Sousa, Sr.

      John Reynold Sousa, Sr. December 30, 1939 – May 22, 2019 John Reynold Sousa, Sr. age 79 of Littleton formerly of Melrose and Stoneham passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Care Dimensions Hospice Facility in Lincoln. Born in Providence, Rhode Island on December 30, 1939 he was the son of Virgil and Irene (Marcotte) Sousa. Raised in the Boston area John graduated from Boston Technical High School. He later enlisted in the United States Air Force and proudly served his country during…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Michael J. Andrews

      Michael J. Andrews July 15, 1948 – May 23, 2019 Michael J. Andrews, 70 of Westford passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday morning, May 23, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Joanne (Giamo) Andrews. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Michael on Thursday morning May 30, 2019 from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM in St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, 107 North Main Street, Westford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the church at 10:00 AM….  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    John J. Troupe

      John J. Troupe May 28, 1928 – May 20, 2019 John J. Troupe, a longtime Littleton resident passed away peacefully on May 20, 2019. He was the husband of the late June (Belmont) Troupe who passed away in 2012. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember John for a memorial service at 11:00 AM on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at the Congregational Church of Littleton, 330 King Street, Littleton. A luncheon and celebration of John’s life will be held at the church hall immediately…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Paul J. Curtin

      Paul J. Curtin November 11, 1939 – May 21, 2019 Paul J. Curtin, 79 and a longtime Littleton resident passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, May 21, 2019. He was the devoted husband of Mildred T. (LaFemina) Curtin. Services for Paul are currently pending. Paul’s obituary to follow.  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Richard S. Pacsay

      Richard S. Pacsay November 4, 1953 – May 19, 2019 Richard S. Pacsay, 65 of Ayer passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday May 19, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Doreen (Testa) Pacsay. Family and friends can gather to honor and remember Richard for a period of memorial visitation on Tuesday May 28, 2019 from 4 – 7 PM in the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King Street, Littleton. Burial with military honors will be held on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM in Massachusetts Veteran’s…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Carolyn F. (Lopilato) Parenti

      Carolyn F. (Lopilato) Parenti February 2, 1939 – May 19, 2019 Carolyn Frances (Lopilato) Parenti, Age 80 of Groton formerly of Marlboro passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at her residence. Carolyn Frances Lopilato was born in Cambridge, MA on February 2, 1939 a daughter to the late Thomas M. and Helen (Adams) Lopilato. Raised in Woburn, MA and Arlington, MA, Carolyn graduated from Arlington High School. She soon then married and settled in Marlborough, MA where she raised her seven ch…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    William “Bill” Herbert

      William “Bill” Herbert December 16, 1938 – May 19, 2019 William (Bill) Herbert passed away peacefully in his home, with his family and friends by his side at the age of 80. Bill was recently a resident of Wilmington, VT, and formerly a 50-year resident of Harvard, MA. Bill was born December 16th, 1938 in Waterbury, CT. He was was the son of Edward W. Herbert and Anna (Sheehan) Herbert of Waterbury, CT. He grew up in Waterbury, attended Sacred Heart High School and The University of Det…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Robert Harry Smith

      Robert Harry Smith April 20, 1930 – May 13, 2019 Robert Harry Smith, age 89 of Littleton, MA, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 13, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of 65 years of Betty L. (Adams) Smith. Born in Ayer on April 20, 1930, Robert was the son of the late Thomas Smith and Winnie (Harmon) Smith McPhail. Raised and educated in Waltham, MA, Robert enlisted in the United State Army Air Force at age 17. He served his country for 5 years, taking…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Patricia Ford Foster

      Patricia Ford Foster April 19, 1938 – May 14, 2019 Patricia Foster, 81, passed away on May 14, 2019 at home with family in Littleton, Massachusetts. Patricia was born on April 19, 1938 in Havre de Grace, Maryland to Mary and Marion Ford. She received her bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College and her MBA from the University of Lowell. Patricia was a long-time employee of Cobb’s Farm in Littleton and operated her own accounting business prior to retirement. Over the years, she was…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Gwen Campbell Gordon

      Gwen Campbell Gordon June 14, 1925 – May 15, 2019 Gwen (Campbell) Gordon passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019. She was the devoted wife of Frank “Jim” Gordon for over 62 years. Gwen was born in 1925 in Meriden, Connecticut, a daughter of Dr. Sherborne and Ethel Campbell. graduated from Meriden High School and attended Simmons University in Boston where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She continued her nursing career at the Massachusetts General Hospital…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Robert H Smith

      Robert H Smith April 20, 1930 – May 13, 2019 Robert Harry Smith, of Littleton, passed away peacefully on Monday May 13, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of 65 years to Betty L. (Adams) Smith. Born in Ayer on April 20, 1930, Robert was the son of the late Thomas and Winnie (Harmon) Smith. Raised and educated in Ayer, Robert enlisted in the United State’s Army at age 17. He served his country for 5 years and went on to earn his college degree,…  

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Charles E. Reynolds, Jr.

      Charles E. Reynolds, Jr. May 14, 1930 – May 14, 2019 Charles E. Reynolds, Jr.of Acton, formerly of Medford died peacefully on his birthday, Tuesday morning, May 14, 2019. He was 89 years old. Charlie was born in Medford on May 14, 1930, a son to the late Charles and Gertrude (Ordway) Reynolds. He worked as a draftsman for many years in the construction industry and was an avid collector and model railroad enthusiast. He is survived by his sister, Lynda Fisher of Littleton, his niece…