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    Frank Germaine 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Frank J. Germaine,97, of 22 Burncoat St., died Monday, Aug. 5 in Hermitage Healthcare in Worcester. He leaves his nieces; Carol Germaine of Worcester, Linda Iagallo and her husband Michael of Deland, FL., and Mary Jean Capalbo and her husband Paul of Shrewsbury, grand nephews; Christian and Sean Capalbo of Shrewsbury, Michael and Christopher Iagallo of Deland, FL and a grand niece Trina Rup of FL. Frank was born in Worcester, the son of Frank A. and Blanche (Doherty) Germaine. A committal service for Frank will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. in Notre Dame Mausoleum, 162 Webster St., Worcester. MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St.,…

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    James E. Ostromecky 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: James E. Ostromecky, age 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 6 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center in Worcester after a brief illness. He leaves his wife of 20 years, Mary Jane (Hadley) Ostromecky, his son James J. Ostromecky, DDS and his wife Susan of Spencer, step daughters; Karen B. MacKenzie and her husband John of Goffstown, NH, and Dawn B. Mozina and her husband Chris of Brentwood, NH, a brother John Ostromecky and his wife MaryLou of Topsham, ME and a sister Rosemary Panis of Lathrop, Calif., 7 grandchildren; Erin, Jamie, Tara, Jonathan, Alex, Charlie and Luke, several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his first wife, Jean A. (Holloway)…

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    Albert Remi 7/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Albert A. Remi, 63, of Pleasant Street died Saturday, July 13 in his home. He leaves three brothers; Ralph Remi and his wife Karen of Worcester, Stanley Sawicki of Neptune City, New Jersey and William Sawicki and his wife Judith of Cherry Valley, his caregiver for the last thirteen years Daniel Wilmore and many nieces and nephews. Albert was born in Worcester, son of Albert and Hazel (Dwinell) Remi. He attended Seven Hills Foundation. A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 8 at 11:00 am in Cherry Valley Cemetery, Towtaid Street, Cherry Valley section of Leicester. Morin Funeral Home, 1131 Main Street, Leicester is directing funeral arrangements.…

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    Helena M. (Knox) Blake 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Helena M. (Knox) Blake, 90, of the Rochdale section of Leicester, died peacefully on Monday, July 29 in her home after a long battle with cancer. She was the wife of Donald I. Blake who died in 1989. She leaves a son David W. Blake and his wife Mary of Leicester, her daughters Pamela M. Parent and her husband Robert of Leicester and Deborah A. Connor and her husband Thomas of Quinnebaug, CT., a brother Herbert Knox of Worcester, three sisters Alma Morrow of Oxford, Lois Richardson of Worcester and Judith Mikat of Cherry valley, five grandchildren; Sheri Reilly, Amy Firlings, Lori Martinez, Megan Friend and Donald Blake, ten…

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    H.Allen Tadgell, Jr. 7/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    CHARLTON: Rev. H. Allen Tadgell, Jr., 90, of 88 Masonic Home Rd., formerly of Oxford, died Tuesday, July 23 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a brief illness. He leaves his wife of 64 years, Joyce E. (Smith) Tadgell, his daughter Kimberley J. Marchand and her husband Robert of Georgetown, MA, sisters-in-law Dorothy Jean Dresser of Dripping Springs, TX and Pauline H. Smith of Greenville, NH, and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his son Mark A. Tadgell in 2016. Rev. Tadgell was the pastor at the former Leicester Federated Church for 14 years, retiring in 1994. He also served at First Congregational parishes in Winchendon, Wilmington,…

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    Tami A. Duquette 7/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    SOUTHBRIDGE; Tami A. Duquette, 48, of 36 Colonial Dr., died Tuesday, July 23 at Harrington Hospital. She leaves her son, Zachary M. Bostock and his wife Kinga of Southbridge, a daughter, Allison C. Bostock of Leicester, a brother, Ronald G. Duquette, Jr. and his wife Debra of Ludlow, a sister, Christina L. Kegans and her husband Sean of Barre, her mother, Barbara (Joubert) Duquette of Southbridge, 6 nieces and nephews; Connor, Megan, Brady Duquette, Mackenzie, Hunter, Saylor Kegans, her fiance, Jason J. Lamoureaux, and Peter R. Bostock whom she was formerly married to. She was pre-deceased by her father Ronald G. Duquette, Sr. in 2017. She was born in Worcester…

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    Ralph W. Voellings 7/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER; Ralph W. Voellings, 90, of 35 Winslow Ave., died Saturday, July 20 at the Hermitage Healthcare in Worcester. He was the husband of Ruth M. (Potter) Voellings who died in 2009. He leaves three sons; John E. Voellings and his wife Susan of Worcester, Daniel P. Voellings and his companion Rena Doyle of Worcester, Paul E. Voellings and his wife Karen Burnor Voellings of Spencer, a daughter Kathleen A. Daly of Leicester, a brother, Paul Voellings of Auburn, a sister-in-law, Dotty Voellings of Worcester, 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Ralph was predeceased by five brothers; John, William, Herman, Ernest and Conrad Voellings, two sisters; Eleanor…

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    John “Jake” F. Wood 7/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER; John “Jake” F. Wood, 67, of 103 Pine St. died Thursday, July 18 at St. Vincent Hospital after a short battle with cancer. He leaves his wife of two years, Mary Ann (Stoever) Wood, a son, Daniel J. Wood of Worcester, a daughter, Sarah M. Wood of Leicester, a sister Patricia M. Wood-Southard and her husband Thomas of Rochdale, three grandsons; Aiden and Jace Martins, Lawrence Meersman, two step-sons, Larry Meersman, Ben Snow, a step-daughter, Abigail Snow, nieces and nephews: Jillianna and Christina Southard, Patrick, Shannon, and Timothy Wood. A close cousin Madelyn Hennessy and Lee Ann Wood of Leicester to whom he was once married. He was recently…

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    Bonnie J. Glavin 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    WORCESTER: Bonnie J. (Gardner) Glavin, 50, of Hadwen Rd., Worcester, died Tuesday, July 9th. at her home. She leaves her son Daniel Johnson of Waterville, ME and daughter Rachel Glavin of Worcester, her parents Alan and Linda (Sears/Gardner) Barthelmes of Oakham, her sisters Carrie Saucier and her husband Kenneth of Leicester and Carrie Bisson and her husband Andrew of Sterling , and nieces and nephews. Bonnie was a personal care assistant. A Memorial Service will be held on July 27th at 11am at the Federated Church of Charlton, 64 Main St., Charlton. A private burial will be at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery, Leicester. In lieu of flowers,…

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    Randall L. Alexander 7/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Randall L. Alexander, 62, of the Cherry Valley section of Leicester, died suddenly at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester. He leaves his wife Eileen F. (McCue) Alexander, his sons Benjamin E. McCue and his significant other Courtney Bickerton of Leicester and Jon W. Dyson, Jr. and his wife Ambyre of Leicester, his daughter Alexandrea L. Puckett and her husband Robert of Alexandria, VA., a granddaughter Blake C. Dyson, brother Richard L. Alexander of Dayton, OH., a nephew Richard Alexander Jr. of Leicester and his aunt Marion Mann of No.Brookfield. He is predeceased by brothers Ralph L. and Robert L. Alexander. Born in Holden, he was the son of Miner…

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    Carolyn A. (MacIntosh) Harris 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Carolyn A. (MacIntosh) Harris,84, of King St., died Friday, July 5 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a brief illness. Her husband of 64 years, Robert M. Harris, Sr., died Dec. 5, 2018. She leaves her sons Robert M. Harris, Jr. and his wife Jane and Kenneth S. Harris and his wife Sharron all of Leicester, two brothers John MacIntosh and his wife Dorothy of Leicester and James MacIntosh and his wife Carol of Cherry Valley, a sister Lillian Gay of No.Brookfield, grandchildren; Erin Stimson and her husband Adam of Cherry Valley, Ryan Harris and his wife Casey of New Mexico, and Nicholas Harris of Leicester, great grandchildren;…

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    Carol Y. Bingham 6/22/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Carol Y. (McNamara) Bingham, 75, of Main Street, died Saturday, June 22 in her home after an illness. She leaves two sons; Douglas S. Bingham and his wife Joanna of Port St. Lucie, FL and Stephen M. Bingham of Leicester, a sister Dawn Sahaydak and her husband William of Huntingtown, Maryland, and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother James McNamara. Carol was born in Auburn, New South Wales, Australia, daughter of James and Doris (Gates) McNamara. She was a bookkeeper/ administrative assistant at Plastican Inc. in Leominster for many years before retiring. She was a former EMT at the Princeton Fire Department and volunteer at the Leominster…

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    Robert B. Veroneau 6/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    WORCESTER; Robert B. Veroneau,80, formerly of Christine St., died Monday, June 24 at Life Care Center of Auburn. He leaves his sisters; Betty Dahrooge and her husband Robert of Leicester and Gloria Holmes of Holden, several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers Warren F. Veroneau and William F. Veroneau, Jr. and a sister Rita Hale. Born in Worcester, he was the son of William and Arabelle (Cleaves) Veroneau. He worked at the former Rand-Whitney in Worcester for many years, prior to retirement. Bob enjoyed the Christmas Season so much that he decorated his home so elaborately that then Mayor Joseph Tinsley presented him with the “Key to…

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    Norman Gaulin 6/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    Norman E. Gaulin, 92, of Leicester, died Thursday, June 13th at home surrounded by his family. His wife of 68 years, Roasemary (Rice) Gaulin died in 2016. He leaves four sons, Norman Gaulin and his wife, Elaine of South Bend, IN, Ronald Gaulin and his wife, Deborah of Mulberry, FL, Robert Gaulin and his wife, Denise of Webster and Brian Gaulin and his wife, Cathy of Douglas; 16 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Adelard, Albert and Joseph Gaulin. He was born in Worcester the son of Adelard and Virginia G. (Beaudreau) Gaulin. Norman was a conductor with B & M Railroad and…

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    Andrew J. Williamson 6/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    PAXTON; Andrew J. Williamson,93, of West St., died Saturday, June 8 at UMASS Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. He was the husband of Teresa M. (Lobley) Williamson who died in 2015. He leaves his son James F. Williamson and his wife Doris of Las Vegas, NV, his three daughters Kathleen W. Tarkiainen and her husband Alan of No.Oxford, Suzanne P. Williamson and her partner Kenneth Pannone of New Haven, CT., and Mary M. Williamson of Shrewsbury, two brothers Ralph Williamson of Spencer and Richard P. Williamson and his wife Elizabeth of Leicester, a sister Mary L. O’Brien of Longmeadow , four grandchildren; Steven and Scott Williamson of Las Vegas and…

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    Pauline R. (Benoit) Johnson 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    WORCESTER: Pauline R. (Benoit) Johnson,82, of 102 Randolph Rd., formerly of Leicester, died Thursday, June 6 at the Oasisi at Dodge Park. She was the husband of Melvin R. Johnson who died in 1987. She leaves her daughters; Lori L. Baril and her husband David of Leicester, Lisa L. Thomas and her husband Richard of Woodstock, CT and Leslie Johnson of Worcester, two grandchildren; Alyssa Moran and her husband Jeff of Charlton and Nicholas Baril and his longtime companion Tori Phillips of Worcester, her sister in law Kathleen Benoit of FL.,several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a brother Richard O. Benoit. Pauline was a longtime secretary to the…

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    Claire T. LaPorte 6/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Claire T. (Turcotte) LaPorte, 92, of Gleason Way died Saturday, June 1 in Overlook Masonic Home after an illness. Her husband George H. LaPorte died in 2006. She leaves a son Francis G. LaPorte and his fiance Corinna McGinnes of Barre, a daughter Joan F. Reidy and her husband James of North Brookfield, two grandchildren; Jaymie Reidy and his partner Katrina Baniukiewicz of West Brookfield and Lea Reidy and her fiance Brandon Fullam of West Brookfield. She was predeceased by a son George J. LaPorte, three brothers; Raymond, Russell & Francis Turcotte and three sisters; Anita Garland, Irene Collins and Judy Nardero. Claire was born in Worcester, daughter of…

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    Thomas Bullis, Jr. 5/28/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    Thomas S. Bullis, Jr., 56, of Leicester died Tuesday, May 28th at home surrounded by his family. He leaves his stepfather, Jeffrey Hickox of Worcester; his brother, Patrick Bullis and his wife, Karen of Holden and their daughter, Jillian Bullis; a sister, Jacqueline Linnus of Worcester and her son, Conner Linnus; his step-sister, Catherine Knap and her husband, Christopher of California and their son, Hunter; his girlfriend, Konnie Davila of California. He was born in Worcester the son of Thomas Bullis, Sr. and Phyllis A. (Conner) Hickox. Tom was a manager for over 20 years with Baker Corp and also worked for American Shoring, Inc. He was an avid outdoorsman…

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    Susan Brothers 5/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    Susan (LaFrenier) Brothers, 67, of Leicester, passed away Sunday, May 19th in St. Vincent Hospital after a brief illness. She is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Thomas H. Brothers; her son, Christian T. Brothers and her daughter, Karli Kerswell both of Leicester; three sisters, Helen A. Cohen of Worcester, Leslie Treat and her husband, Raymond of Leicester and Beth LaFrenier and her husband, Albert Oller of Worcester and three grandsons, Ryan Carney, and Darren and Joseph Carr. Her brother Steven Ross LaFrenier predeceased her. She was born in Marlborough, the daughter of Clifton and Lillian (Warrington) LaFrenier and had worked as an LPN for Evans Manor Nursing…

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    William O’Neill 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    William J. O’Neill, 53, of Leicester died Tuesday, May 14th. He leaves his wife of 32 years, Wendy (Fyrbeck) O’Neill; his children, Ryan P. O’Neill of Woodstock, CT, Jack W. O’Neill and Ally E. O’Neill both of Leicester; his mother, Claire (Proulx) O’Neill of Leicester; a brother, Mark O’Neill of Worcester; a sister, Michelle Wickson and her husband, Christopher of Leicester; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Karen and Paul Ferraro of Leicester; two granddaughters, Hazel Mae and Ella Violet; and his nieces and nephews, Erica O’Neill, Tonya O’Neill, Scott O’Neill, Michael Ferraro, Steven Ferraro, Hannah Wickson and Lindsey Wickson. He was born in Worcester the son of the late Eugene O’Neill…

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    Leonildes Torres-Velazquez 5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Leonildes Torres-Velazquez, 72, of Ferncroft Road died Thursday, May 2 in his home. He leaves his wife of 42 years, Paula L. (Jacques) Torres, a son Aaron Torres and his wife Stacy of North Brookfield, two daughters; Iris Jacqueline Torres and her husband Felix Zamot of Bridgeport, CT and Jacquelin Torres of Leicester, 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins in Puerto Rico. Leo was born in Coamo, Puerto Rico, son of Marino Torres and Amparo Velazquez. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and Bingo. Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main Street, Leicester is directing…

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    Elizabeth A. “Betty” Brosnihan 5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    Elizabeth A. “Betty” Brosnihan, 82, of Leicester died peacefully on Thursday, May 2nd with her family by her side in UMASS Memorial Medical Center – University Campus. Her husband who was her best friend and love of her life for 47 years, Timothy E. Brosnihan died in 2004. She leaves her son, Timothy M. Brosnihan and his partner, Michelle Sutherland of Leicester; her daughter and best friend, Karen A. Brosnihan with whom she shared a home; two grandchildren, Ryan Carrier and James Gully; a niece, Erica Law of San Francisco, CA and a sister. She also leaves her faithful companions, her dogs, Sofi and Finnegan. She was predeceased by a…

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    Barbara L. (Berryman) Baumgartner 4/28/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER/RUSKIN,FL.: Barbara L. (Berryman) Baumgartner,91, formerly of Leicester, died Sunday, April 28 in Sun City Center, FL. She leaves her husband Roger Whitman, two sons Walter L. Baumgartner and his wife Rosemary of Medway and John H. Baumgartner and his wife Debra of Thompson, CT., her daughter Louise A. Nelson and her husband Robert of Ruskin, FL., two brothers Henry Berryman and his wife Rita of Auburn, and Gordon Berryman and his wife Margaret of Leicester, a sister Beverly Haynes of Leicester, four grandchildren; Robert & Michael Nelson of Worcester, Lisa Malloy of Sutton and Nicole Tilton of Thompson, four great grandchildren; Natalie, Lillian, Henry and Autumn, nieces and nephews.…

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    James Daige 4/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    James L. Daige, 92, of Cherry Valley passed peacefully on Saturday, April 20 at home surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his wife of 70 years, Marie M. (Dufresne) Daige; their children, Suzanne Madore, Kenneth Daige, Peter Daige, Francis Daige, Patricia Langlois, Thomas Daige and his wife, Kathleen, Jack Daige and his wife, Trisha, Joanne and her husband, David Miller, Robert Daige and his wife, Crystal, and Andrew Daige and his wife, Kathleen; 19 grandchildren, Jill Madore, Amy Dee, Leah Fenner, Jesse Daige, Rachael Benoit, Katelyn Mercer, Jonathan Daige, Ashley Daige, Alison Daige, Jeffrey Daige, Connor O’Brien, Christopher Daige, Dylan Daige, Shauna O’Brien, Ryan Daige, Shannon Daige, Kelly Daige,…

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    Joseph W. Morley 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Joseph W. Morley, Sr., 85 of 111 Huntoon Memorial Highway, Rochdale, MA, died peacefully, Monday, April 15 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He leaves his sons Joseph W. Morley, Jr., of Tujunga, CA., John Morley of Joshua Tree, CA., and Robert Morley of Utah, a sister June Holovnia of Tuscon, AZ, 9 grandchildren; Jorel, Hattie, Stephenie, Desiree, John Jr., Justin, Cortney, Corey, Casey, many nieces and nephews, and his sisters in-law Claudette Morley of Leicester MA and Sandra Morley of Webster MA . He also leaves his goddaughter Diane Morley of Spencer, MA and his guardians/nieces Donna Pina of Warren, MA and Denise Weikel of Leicester, MA.…

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    Virginia L. “Ginger” Camarda 4/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    NO.BROOKFIELD: Virginia L.”Ginger” (Johnson) Camarda, 84, of Grant St., died peacefully at her home on Saturday, April 13th. She was the wife of Joseph J. Camarda who died in 2005. She leaves her daughter; Linda M. Lusignan and her husband David of No.Brookfield, her sons; Michael F. Camarda of Fl., Peter J. Camarda of Spencer and Bruce A. Camarda and his wife Lisa of Warren, a brother Warren E. Johnson and his wife Carol of Purcellville, Va., 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of Frank and Alice (Bohlin) Johnson and graduated from Leicester High School and later Green Mt. College in…

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    Hazel M. Doherty 4/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Hazel M. (Hemstead) Doherty, 93 of Cherry Valley, died Saturday, April 13 in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester. She was the wife of William D. Doherty who died in 2007. She leaves her sons; Jay P. Doherty and Daniel E. Doherty both of Cherry Valley and Ross W. Doherty of Worcester, two grandchildren; Jake and Aimee Doherty of Worcester, a great granddaughter; Amelia Doherty. She is predeceased by her daughter in law Polly-Sean Doherty earlier this year. Born in Stowe, Vt. she graduated from Stowe High School and later graduated from Becker Junior College Worcester in 1945. She enjoyed reading and her daily rides to get coffee. Hazel was a…

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    Doris Pressey 4/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    Doris V. (Morelly) Pressey passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Sutton on Sunday, April 7th, 2019. She was born in Worcester the daughter of James and Doris (Richards) Morelly and made her home in Cherry Valley. She is survived by her two daughters; Debra Pressey and her husband, Jerry Kelley of Sutton, and Cynthia and her husband, Bryan Taberner of Kingston; a son Bill and his partner Janice Wachtel of St.Augustine, FL. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and her sister Jeanne Johns of Rutland. Last, but certainly not least, her very good friend, Vic Garey, was with her and…

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    John F. Sullivan, Jr. 3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    John F. “Bud” Sullivan, Jr., 90, of Leicester died at the Jewish Healthcare Center, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, March 29th. Bud leaves his children, John and his wife, Nancy of Phillipston, Paul and his wife, Susan of Vero Beach, FL, David and his wife, Debra of Sutton, Robert and his wife, Elizabeth of Southwick, MA, Daniel of Worcester, Beth Shea and her husband, James of Leicester, Kevin and his wife, Peggy of Rutland and Marianne Griffiths and her husband, Scott of Leicester; 23 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; his sisters-in-law, Harriet Flynn of Worcester and Betty Shannon of Grafton and many nieces and nephews. Bud was predeceased by…

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    Sandra J. Beninati 3/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    Sandra Beninati, of Fitchburg Massachusetts died on March 23, 2019 a hard fought battle with an autoimmune lung disease. She was 51 years old. Born in Waltham, and raised in Brighton, Sandra eventually found residency in Fitchburg in her later years. She established her recovery and built a sober network in Fitchburg where she learned to live a life free from drugs and alcohol. Sandra was one of a kind with an unrivaled personality. She enjoyed shopping, doing her nails, listening to 90s classic R&B but most of all, lived to spoil the loves of her life, her grandchildren, Ayla and Harrison Smerlas of Newport, RI. Aside from her grandchildren,…

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    Jean L. (Rooney) Bembridge 3/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER; Jean L. (Rooney) Bembridge, 96, of 100 Lake Ave., passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17 at Dodge Park Rest Home in Worcester in the presence of her loving family. She leaves three sons; Thomas P. Bembridge of Errol, NH, Richard P. Bembridge of Hardwick, Robert C. Bembridge of Leicester, a daughter, Pamela J. Murphy of Nantucket, a granddaughter, Leslie J. Bembridge, her husband Dan Turmel and great-granddaughter, Kaitlin Turmel of Hooksett, NH and her Swedish “daughter” Kerstin M. Stratton of Bedford, NH. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Leslie P. Bembridge, two brothers, Francis C. Rooney, Jr. & George W. Rooney, and her daughter-in-law, Karen J. Bembridge. Mrs.…

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    Dorathy A. Wolanski 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Dorathy A. (Harrington) Wolanski, 85, of 1073 Main Street died Wednesday, March 13 in Hermitage Healthcare, Worcester. Her husband Richard T. Wolanski died in 2015. She leaves three sons; Richard D. Wolanski and his wife Rosemary of Spencer, Stephen T. Wolanski of Spencer and Robert W. Wolanski and his companion Gayle May of Leicester, a daughter; Kathleen M. Sharry and her husband Joseph of Worcester, three sisters; Marie Johnson of Auburn, Rose Tatro of Spencer and Alberta Granat of Auburn, 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, former daughter-in-law; Shannon Wolanski of Spencer, four sister-in-laws; Kathleen Mayer of Worcester, Theresa Wamback of Auburn, Roberta Wolanski of Worcester and Patricia Wolanski of…

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    Peter M. Martinson 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Peter M. Martinson, 77, of Pleasant Street died Tuesday, February 19 in Vibra Hospital after an illness. He leaves his wife of 53 years, Nancy (Wheeler) Martinson, two daughters; Jennifer W. Segalla and her husband Robert of Lakeville, CT and Stephanie M. Bernabei and her husband Andrew of Leicester, four sisters; Martha LeVeille and her husband Larry of Belleair, Florida, Anne Roche and her husband Richard of Ajijic, Mexico, Elizabeth Gentile of Fairfield, CT and Kristina Davidson of Winchendon, six grandchildren; Max, Ian, Theo, Ella, Abby and Emma as well as many nieces and nephews. Peter was born in Worcester, son of Dr. Melvin S. and Martha (Middleton) Martinson.…

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    Joan M. Ressler 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Joan M. (Mulvaney) Ressler, 85, of Mayflower Circle died Thursday, February, 21 in Holden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after an illness. Her husband Joseph F. Ressler died in 1995. She leaves a son Mark T. Ressler and his wife Linda of Barre, a daughter Eileen T. Bousquet and her husband Joseph of Bradenton, FL, four grandchildren; Kate Tancrell and her husband Kyle of Palm Harbor, FL, Jennifer Larsson and her husband Johan of Tampa, FL, Ashley Ressler of Leicester and Mark Ressler and his wife Lauren of Leicester, two great grandchildren; Kaden & Estelle. She was predeceased by a brother Thomas Mulvaney. Joan was born in Worcester, daughter of…

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    Edward J. Morley 2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    Leicester – Edward J. Morley, 87, of Leicester died on Wednesday, February 13th in Saint Vincent Hospital while surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Morley is survived by his wife of 64 years Claudette C. (Avery) Morley; his three daughters, Donna Pina of Warren, Diane Morley of Spencer and Denise Weikel and her husband, Scott of Leicester; a brother, Joseph Morley of Rochdale; a sister, June Holovnia of Tucson, AZ; 6 grandchildren, Edward, Angelina, Shawn, Stephen, Kathryn and Nathaniel; 18 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter on the way and three sisters-in-law, Aurore McGrail of Leicester, Nancy Quinn of Plainville, MA and Sandra Morley of Webster, MA. Ed was born in Leicester, son…

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    Robert O. Peterson 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Robert O. Peterson, 87, of Leicester and Overlook Masonic Home in Charlton, died Tuesday, Feb. 12th. after an illness. His wife of 60 years, Patricia A. (Durant) Peterson died in 2018. He leaves his sons; Steven R. Peterson and his wife Julie of Charleston, SC., and Scot D. Peterson and his wife Christine of Spencer, his sister Vivian Mattson and her husband Richard of Mendon, 5 grandchildren; Chelsea, Nicolas, Janel, Hailey and Hanna Peterson, nieces and nephews. Bob was a longtime commercial printer for Commonwealth Press and later Paul Revere Insurance Co. in Worcester before retiring in the 1990’s. Born in Worcester, he was the son of Einar and…

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    William E. “Bill” Millett, Jr. 2/10/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    SPENCER:William E. “Bill” Millett, Jr. ,58, of Spencer was reunited with his beloved parents William E. Millett, Sr. and Loretta M. (Pinard) Millett on Sunday, February 10th, after losing his short battle to cancer. Bill leaves behind his wife of 30 years, Cheryl (Steuterman) Millett of Spencer, his two children whom he absolutely cherished and adored, Zachary Millett of Spencer and Caitlyn Millett of Holden, and his English Mastiff, Dozer. He also leaves behind his brother, John Millett and his wife Lori of Plymouth, sisters, Margaret “Peggy” Graham and her husband Kevin of Leicester, and Kathleen Millett of Palmer. His nieces and nephews Laurie, Michelle, Retta, Patrick, Biz, Mary, Ben…