• Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Michael M. Sabin

    Holliston- Michael M. Sabin, 76, of Holliston, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020. Born in San Diego, California, he was the son of the late Elsie R. Macleod and Donald S. Sabin. He was the husband of 57 years to Earlene (MacKay) Sabin. Mr. Sabin’s obituary is pending at this time. Services will be held privately with family and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Diabetes Assoc. Diabetes.org

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Doris S. Cyr

    Hopkinton- Doris S. Cyr, 94, of Hopkinton, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Bethany HealthCare in Framingham. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Maud (Jennison) and James Stewart. She was the wife of the late Howard Cyr who passed in 1984. Doris was raised by her mother’s brother and his wife, Everett and Louise Jennison after her mother passed away when she was two years old. Doris enjoyed traveling and was an animal lover, especially of dogs. She volunteered her time at Baypath Humane Society in Hopkinton and for over 14 years, she walked dogs there 5 days per week. She rode her bike all…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Lydia Jane (Morgan) Bliss

    Holliston- Lydia Jane (Morgan) Bliss, 81, of Holliston, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019. Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Evelyn (Williams) and Ralph Morgan. Lydia loved to garden. She was a great cook, an amazing seamstress, and had worked at Superior Process in Framingham. She is survived by seven children, Barbie Chick and her husband, Bob, of Holliston; Jeanne Waters of North Weymouth; David Bliss of Titusville, Florida; Amie Rossini and her husband, Rich, of Holliston; Kathy Gibbons and her husband, Mark, of Palm Harbor, Florida; Scott Bliss of Martha’s Vineyard; and Jennifer Lobisser and her husband, Dan, of Milford. Lydia also leaves behind 14 grandchildren,…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Willie J. Smith

    Milford- Willie J. Smith, 78, of Milford, passed away Monday, December 30, 2019 at Genesis Milford Center. Born in Mobile, Alabama, he was the son of the late Delma (Butler) and Booker Smith.  He was the husband of the late Claudia (Emerson) Smith who passed away July 2003.   Mr. Smith’s obituary is pending at this time, but service times are as follows… Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 4th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A Masonic Service will follow at 5:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be held privately.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Doris M. Benoit

    York, Maine and formerly Hopkinton- Doris M. Benoit passed away on December 28, 2019. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Sigmond and Minnie (Plasse) Kaliszewski. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 40 years, Raymond Benoit.  Doris is survived by her loving daughter, Michelle and her husband, Brian LaFlamme. She is known as “Dee Dee” to her five grandchildren and their spouses, Christopher, Matthew and his wife, Kathy, Michael and his wife, Nicole, Joseph and his wife, Shawna and Emily and her boyfriend, Chris. She also leaves behind 12 great- grandchildren. She is predeceased by her sisters, Gladys Henry and her husband, Russell,…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Pamela A. Peters

    Hopkinton- Pamela A. Peters, 68, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, December 30, 2019. She was the wife of George G. Peters of Hopkinton. Mrs. Peter’s arrangements will be held privately. Her obituary is pending at this time.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Donna L. LaRosa

    Holliston- Donna L. LaRosa, 74, of Holliston, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2019 Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Madeline (Hamlet) and Anthony LaRosa. She was the Mrs. LaRosa’s obituary is pending at this time, but service times are as follows… Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 2nd from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 3rd at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church of Holliston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to COPD, copdfoundation.org

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Robert Louis Christo

    Holliston and formerly Bellingham- After a brave battle with cancer, Bob Christo passed away on December 18th at his home in Holliston. Bob passed away surrounded by family, including his beloved wife, sister and three children. He was 66. Robert Louis Christo was born on October 27, 1953, in Boston, the second child of Evelyn and George Christo. As a child, Bob attended Boston Latin School, and enjoyed family picnics in Southbridge, MA, home to a large Albanian community. In 1976, not long after he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, Bob married the love of his life, Christina Ellen Adams. After some brief postings stateside, the couple was stationed…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Harry L. Kreshpane

    Ashland- Harry L. Kreshpane, a historian, teacher, college administrator, Army Veteran, and an expert on theories surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, passed away December 14, 2019. Mr. Kreshpane for many years was both a college professor and administrator at Dean College in Franklin, MA. After graduating from Northeastern University, he taught history at Medfield High School. A few years later, he took a position as a history professor at Dean College, previously known as Dean Junior College. He was subsequently appointed an Assistant Academic Dean and then as Academic Dean, a position he held for almost twenty years. During his tenure as Academic Dean, the college greatly…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Charles Francis Lowell

    Hopkinton- Charles Francis Lowell, 76, of Hopkinton, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Evelyn (Hamm) and Charles T. Lowell. He was the husband of Donna (Wright) Lowell of Hopkinton. Mr. Lowell’s obituary is pending at this time, but service times are as follows… Visitation will be held on Friday, December 13th from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral service will follow visitation at 6:30 p.m. Interment will be held privately at a later date. 

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Joan Voelzow

    Holliston- Joan Voelzow, 91, of Holliston, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Ruth (Petzinger) and Kenneth Smith. She was the wife of the late Raymond Voelzow. Mrs. Voelzow’s arrangements will be held privately with family.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    June A. Baker

    Holliston- June A. Baker, 82, of Holliston, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy (Tirrell) and Francis H. Crocker. She was the wife of Earl Baker of Holliston. Mrs. Baker’s arrangements will be held privately with family.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Nancy Lincoln Falt

    Holliston- Nancy Lincoln Falt, 92, of Holliston, passed away at her home on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Elsie (Peterson) and George H. Lincoln. She was the wife of the late Edward L. Falt.  Nancy was an avid Boston Bruins Fan. She is survived by her niece, Marcia Miller and her husband, Ron of Gales Ferry, CT, and her friends and caretakers, Mark Dudley, Shelly Kilkelly and Kathy MacKay all of Holliston.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 13th at 11:00 a.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Central St. Holliston. In lieu of flowers, donations may…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Leeland Taylor Pope

    Holliston- Leeland Taylor Pope, 40, of Attleboro and a former longtime resident of Holliston, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of Michelle (LaVache) Pope and the late Walter E. Pope Jr. Leeland’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Philip J. Schiloski

    Hopkinton- Philip J. Schiloski, 70, of Hopkinton, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Milford Regional Hospital. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Charlotte (Smith) and Robert W. Schiloski Sr. Mr. Schiloski’s obituary is pending at this time, service times are as follows… Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 8th from 12:00-3:00 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com Interment at St. John’s Cemetery will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place Boston, MA 02215 (joslin.org)

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Theodore A. Hatch

    Holliston-  Theodore “Ted” Alvin Hatch, 84, of Holliston, passed away at his home on Friday, November 29, 2019.  Born in Newton, he was the son of the late Frances R. (Anderson) and Willard G. Hatch. He was the husband of 60 years to Diana (French) Hatch of Holliston.  Ted was a member of the Massachusetts National Guard. He had worked as a computer technician in the finance industry, and upon his retirement, he spent 19 years driving a school bus for Michael J. Connelly in the town of Hopkinton. He was an active Mason for 40 years in Mount Hollis Lodge of Holliston and a Scottish Rite 32nd Degree Mason in the…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Edward A. Russo Sr.

    Holliston- Edward A. Russo Sr., 88, of Holliston, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at Medway Country Manor. Born in Revere, he was the son of the late Margaret J. (Clark) and Domenico J. Russo. He was the husband of 50 years to Sarah (Stoughton) Russo of Holliston. Edward was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War from 1951-55, where he was a member of the Navy School of Music and served in the Admiral’s Personal Band. Edward traveled the world playing music and making people happy, before settling down with his darling bride Sarah, whom he met on Cape Cod when both were performing in their own musical groups. He earned…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Neil Brian Canney

    Sherborn- Neil Benjamin Canney, 68, of Sherborn, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019. He was the husband of Eleanor Canney of Sherborn. Mr. Canney’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Neil Benjamin Canney

    Sherborn- Neil Benjamin Canney, 68, of Sherborn, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019. He was the husband of Eleanor Canney of Sherborn. Mr. Canney’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Ronald B. Cobb

    Milford- Ronald B. Cobb, 71, of Milford, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019. Born in Fort Benning, Georgia, he was the son of the late Nettie “Marie” (Kearce) and Johnnie Benjamin Cobb. He was the husband of Julia Cobb of Milford. Mr. Cobb’s arrangements and obituary are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Mary Catherine Pratt

    Hopkinton- Mary C. Pratt, 91, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at Mary Ann Morse Nursing Home in Natick. Mrs. Pratt’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Theodore Hatch

    Holliston-  Theodore “Ted” Alvin Hatch, 84, of Holliston, passed away at his home on Friday, November 29, 2019.  Born in Newton, he was the son of the late Frances R. (Anderson) and Willard G. Hatch. He was the husband of 60 years to Diana (French) Hatch of Holliston.   Ted was a member of the Massachusetts National Guard. He had worked as a computer technician in the finance industry, and upon his retirement, he spent 19 years driving a school bus for Michael J. Connelly in the town of Hopkinton. He was an active Mason for 40 years in Mount Hollis Lodge of Holliston and a Scottish Rite 32nd Degree Mason in the…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Phyllis U. Palitsch

    Hopkinton- Phyllis U. Palitsch, 90, of Hopkinton, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Born in Troy, New York, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Donald Uline. She was the wife of  John A. Palitsch of Hopkinton. Mrs. Palitsch’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Pauline M. Hutchinson

    Hopkinton- Pauline M. Hutchinson, 96, of Hopkinton, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Born in Peterborough, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Marie Greene. Mrs. Hutchinson’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Arlene Frances Martineau

    Fort Mill, SC and formerly Holliston/Hopkinton- Arlene Frances (Dunne) passed away peacefully at home with her loving husband, Jim and daughter, Elizabeth by her side on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019, after a brave and long struggle with cancer. Arlene was born February 9, 1945 to Edmund and Margaret Dunne. Arlene left us just as she lived, with grace, strength and beauty, and  greatly admired by all who knew her. While growing up in New York City, she didn’t know how many lives she would touch in the course of hers. Arlene was imaginative, kind, and a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and the best friend anyone could ever have.  Arlene graduated…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Stephan Thum

    Foxborough- Stephan Thum, 53, of Foxborough, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Born in Queens, NY, he was the son of the late Helga (Schwerber) and Dieter Thum. Mr. Thum’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Judith Ann McGrath

    Holliston- Judith Ann McGrath, 79, of Franklin, and formerly of Holliston, passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Elsie (McKay) and William Grillo. She was the wife of the late Leonard Francis McGrath.  Judith worked as an X-Ray Technician in Milford for over 35 years. She was an avid gardener and was a member of the Holliston Garden Club. She had been a Trustee for the Holliston Public Library for many years. Judith took pleasure in decorating and home improvements.  She is survived by four children, Kevin F. McGrath and his wife, Susan of Bourne, Kelly A. White of Dennis,  Kim…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Joel V. Rice

    Warwick, MA and formerly of Woodville- Joel V. Rice, 60, of Warwick, MA, formerly of Woodville, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of Alden and Dorenda (Stewart) Rice. Joel graduated with high honors from Keefe Regional Technical School in Framingham, MA, and was an avid top-notch machinist.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, many vacations to Ogunquit Beach, and his dog Jake. Besides his  mother, Joel is survived by his loving wife Martha (Pratt) Rice; two sons, Jeremy and Daniel; his sister, Ethel (Temple), a nephew, nieces, in-laws and cousins.  He was predeceased by his brother, Howard Rice. Arrangements are…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Harvey L. Buck

    Holliston- Harvey L. Buck, 80, of Holliston, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Ruth M. (Auringer) and Harold Buck.  Harvey was a longtime employee of the Holliston Tree Department. He was a car aficionado and enjoyed going to truck shows. He was an avid Red Sox fan, raised parakeets and took pleasure in time spent at the Holliston Senior Center. Harvey is survived by his sister, Nancy Henderson of Holliston; his nephew, David Henderson and his wife, Dolores of Wethersfield, CT, and his niece, Becky Henderson-Brooks and her late husband, Michael of Nashua, NH. He is predeceased by his siblings,…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Harvey Buck

          Holliston- Harvey Buck, 80, of Holliston, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019. He was the son of the late Ruth M. (Auringer) and Harold Buck. Mr. Buck’s arrangements and obituary are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.            

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Joel Rice

    Warwick, MA and formerly of Woodville- Joel V. Rice, 60, of Warwick, MA, formerly of Woodville, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of Alden and Dorenda (Stewart) Rice. Joel graduated with high honors from Keefe Regional Technical School in Framingham, MA, and was an avid top-notch machinist.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, many vacations to Ogunquit Beach, and his dog Jake. Besides his  mother, Joel is survived by his loving wife Martha (Pratt) Rice; two sons, Jeremy and Daniel; his sister, Ethel (Temple), a nephew, nieces, in-laws and cousins.  He was predeceased by his brother, Howard Rice. Arrangements are…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Jared Hopestill Adams

    Holliston- Jared Hopestill Adams, 83, of Holliston, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Dorothy (Leland) and Robert H. Adams. He was the wife of Sheila (Thompson) Adams of Holliston. Mr. Adams obituary and arrangements are pending at this time.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Liselotte Ward

    Holliston- Liselotte Ward, 89, of Holliston, passed away at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Mari (Klendauer) and Simon Niebler. She was the wife of the late James Michael Ward. Mrs. Ward’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Joseph William Pratt Jr.

    Hopkinton- Joseph William Pratt Jr., 64, of Salisbury and formerly of Hopkinton and Westborough, passed away at his home unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Born in Framingham, he was the son of Mary Catherine (O’Brien) Pratt of Hopkinton and the late Joseph William Pratt.  Mr. Pratt’s obituary is pending at this time, but service times are as follows… Visitation will be held on Monday, November 18th from 9:15-10:15 a.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral mass will be held at (time pending) at St. Matthew’s Parish in Southborough. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Natick. In lieu of flowers,…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Jeremy Michael Farrell

    Hopkinton- Jeremy Michael Farrell, 42, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at his home following a valiant battle with drug addiction and mental illness. Born in Framingham, he was the son of Cynthia (White) Farrell of Hopkinton and Michael Farrell and his wife, Diana of Marlborough and his aunt, Carol “Cookie” White, who helped raise him. A 1995 graduate of Keefe Tech in Framingham, Jeremy went on to work in the construction business. He enjoyed fishing and loved his friends and family fiercely. Besides his parents, Jeremy is survived by 5 siblings, Lauren Hurley and her husband, Chris of Hopkinton, Tiffany Farrell and her fiance, Chris Gazard of…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Charlotte Jean Masters

    Hopkinton- Charlotte Jean Masters, age 5, of Hopkinton, went to heaven the morning of Wednesday, November 6, 2019. She was held lovingly by her parents as she became an angel. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of Chris and Genny Masters.  Charlotte’s smile would light up any room she was in. She would turn her Dad into a puddle when he would come home from work and she would greet him with her beautiful smile. She loved cuddling with Mom and was most happy when she was in her arms. Charlotte loved to swim and the beaches of Ocean City, NJ was her favorite place to be. She loved playing…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Charlotte J. Masters

    Hopkinton- Charlotte J. Masters, age 5, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Boston Children’s Hospital. Charlotte’s obituary and arrangements are pending at this time and are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton.

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Winifred “Winnie” Moore

    Winifred “Winnie” (Ford) Moore, 91, of West Hartford, Conn., died peacefully on November 4, 2019, surrounded by family. Winnie was born on February 28, 1928, and grew up in Sea Cliff, NY.  She and her husband Jim spent the early years of their married life in East Norwich, NY, before relocating to West Hartford in 1967. With a family of six kids, they embraced all the town had to offer — from Jim’s employment with the West Hartford Public schools, to Winnie’s participation in town government. They were also active parishioners of St. Peter Claver RC Church. Late in life, Winnie moved to Mass. to be near her oldest daughter.…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    John Joseph Hand

    Holliston- John Joseph Hand, 80, of Holliston, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 1, 2019. Born in New York, New York, he was the son of the late Anastasia (Patopwitcz) and Francis J. Hand. Mr. Hand’s obituary is pending at this time, but a mass is as follows… A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, November 7th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church of Holliston.