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    Robert E. Byer 8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Auburn,MA / Worcester,MA

    Auburn – Robert E. Byer, 78, of Auburn, passed away peacefully in his home after a long illness on Thursday, August 29th. Mr. Byer was married for 46 years to the late Ellen (O’Keefe) Byer, who passed away in 2010. He is survived by his two daughters, Robyn Byer and her husband, Ricahrd LaSpina of Windham, NH and Bonnie Byer of Millbury; a son in law, Peter Sturgis of Auburn; a brother, Charles Byer of Indiana; a sister, Judy Eaton of Clinton, PA; 7 grandchildren, Alexis, Steele, Turnbull, Zachary, Noah, Lilyanna and Mariela, all whom he loved spending time with. Robert was born in East Chicago, Illinois son of the…

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    Jeanne Thwing 8/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    West Boylston- Jeanne “Muffet” Thwing, a longtime resident of West Boylston, died Sunday, August 25th after a period of failing health at UMass Medical Center. Muffet was born April 11, 1949 in Worcester, and was the daughter of the late Walter and Betty (Boyden) Thwing. A 1971 graduate of Plymouth State College, Muffet was the director of the Worcester Girls Club for twenty years. She also was a reading specialist at the Harlow St. School and a first grade teacher at the Lincoln St. School. Muffet was active in the Girl Scouts from her years as a Brownie to being the director of Camp Green Eyrie in Harvard, Ma. She…

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    MARISSA L. FITZPATRICK 8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Marissa L. Fitzpatrick, 25. Was born on August 21, 1994. She passed away unexpectedly on August 21, 2019. Beautiful daughter of Diana Fitzpatrick and her husband Erik, Roner Mendes and his wife Lisa. Loving big sister to Katie Rousseau and Gianna Moore. Granddaughter of Margaret (Meaney) Sally and Lucia DaSilva. Niece of William and Patricia Fitzpatrick, Paula and her husband Nigel Pierre. She was surrounded by the love of many friends, especially her roommates, Kaillee Sanquintin and Tykeah Taylor. Marissa was one of a kind. She had a smile that could light up any room. Her life here on earth was cut too short but we will forever hold her…

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    Doris A. (Haynes) Bachand, 90 8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    MILLBURY___Doris A. (Haynes) Bachand (90) of Millbury, MA passed away on August 23, 2019 at the Life Care Center of Auburn. She was the daughter of the late Winslow and Sophie (Gough) Haynes. She was predeceased by her husband Ernest C. Bachand, brother Donald Haynes and wife Margery, sister Dorothy Lloyd and husband Clifford. Doris leaves a stepson Gerard Bachand and wife Lorraine, step grandchildren Cheryl Bachand, Robert Bachand and wife Marian, Nancy Colby and husband Andrew, David Bachand and wife Adrienne and 5 step great grandchildren. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private at a later date under the direction of Dirsa – Morin…

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    Steven P. Degrechie 8/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Whitman,MA / Worcester,MA

    Steven P. DeGrechie, 61, of Whitman passed away peacefully at home on August 25 after a long illness. Steve was the loving husband of Ann for 31 years. With a passion for helping others, Steve was a human resources entrepreneur, business owner, and 1997 graduate of Eastern Nazarene College. An avid outdoorsman, he through-hiked the Appalachian Trail and scaled many peaks throughout New England. He was also an active member of Toastmasters International, his church choir, men’s cancer support group, and many other community and civic organizations. Born in Worcester to the late Edward and Eleanor, he is survived by sisters Patricia (Quinn) and husband Joe, Joanne (Raker) and husband…

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    Francis Hawkins, Jr. 8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Francis J. Hawkins, Jr., 91, of Worcester died Monday, August 26th at home. His wife of 63 years, Mary R. (Lumb) Hawkins died in 2014. He leaves a son, Francis J. Hawkins, III and his wife, Joanie of Sutton; a daughter, Sandra M. Giroux and her husband, Jay of Dudley; a brother, Richard Hawkins; a sister, Janet Darkey and her husband, Bob; sister in law, Pearl (Lumb) D’Amato; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Deborah A. Bostock; a grandson, Francis J. “TJ” Hawkins, IV and a sister in law, Irene Hawkins. He was born in Pittsburg, PA the son of…

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    Charles A. MacFarland, 77 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    WORCESTER___ Charles A. MacFarland, 77, of Worcester died peacefully in his home on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. His wife, Theresa A. (Taparauskas) MacFarland died in 2013. He is survived by his children; daughters, Suzanne MacFarland and her boyfriend Glen Hampton who was also Charles’ caregiver and Christine Desrosiers and her boyfriend Gordon Besaw; sons, Chuck MacFarland, Scott MacFarland and David Clarkson, all of Worcester; a brother, Lawrence MacFarland and his wife Connie of Leicester; sister, Sandy Dailey of Somers, CT, seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by a daughter, Annabelle Pickens, a brother, Shane MacFarland and a sister, Barbara Neese. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA., a son…

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    Catherine M. Delnore, 99 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Catherine Margaret Abdelmaseh Delnore was born in Worcester on May 26, 1920, the eighth of nine children born to immigrant parents from Lebanon.   Soon after graduating from Commerce High School in Worcester, she married her childhood sweetheart, Army Lieutenant Victor Delnore.  For the next 29 years Catherine faithfully supported her husband’s career while raising their family of three children at military assignments throughout the United States and around the world.  Retiring from the Army in 1969, the couple moved back to their beloved Massachusetts, eventually settling in Boylston.  In 1998, Catherine was widowed, but remained in Boylston until 2016, when she moved to Concord to be closer to her…

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    Mary Ann (Paladino) White 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM Columbia,SC / Lexington,SC / Auburn,MA / Worcester,MA

    Columbia, SC – Mary Ann (Paladino) White, of Auburn, passed away after a brief hospitalization on August 16th at Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC. Mrs. White had been living in Lexington, South Carolina since January 2018. She was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Albert A. and Cornelia R. (Bisceglia) Paladino. Her husband of 44 years, Donald F. White, predeceased her in 2014. Mrs. White is survived by her only daughter, Ashley (White) Jordan of Lexington, South Carolina; her son in law, Jayson Jordan, of Lexington, South Carolina and her granddaughter, Kennedy Quinn “Kick” Jordan who provided her with so much joy and love. Additionally, she leaves her…

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    Edward Wall 8/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Worcester – Edward Wall, 81, of Worcester, passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, August 16th after a battle with cancer. Ed was married for 54 years to the late Joanne V. (Williams) Wall who died in 2013. He is survived by his two sons, Mark E. Wall of Dorchester and Keith W. Wall and his wife, Kristi of Worcester; a grandson, Cassidy J. Wall; three brothers, William Wall and his wife, Joan of Leicester, Robert Wall and his wife, Joyce of Spencer and Thomas Wall and his wife, Loretta of East Douglas; a sister, Mary Pogorek of Worcester and many nephews and nieces. Mr. Wall was born in…

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    Jeffrey William Berry 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA / Auburn,MA / Holly Springs,NC

    Jeffrey William Berry left for a galaxy far, far away on August 8, 2019. He was 41. Jeff is survived by his mother, Karen A. (Eisnor) Cole and stepfather, John of Holly Springs, NC; siblings, Donald W. Berry, Jr., Melissa L. Otey, Dennis J. Cole and brother in spirit, Mitchell Reid. His nephews and nieces, Cassandra, Travis, Rowan, Natalie, Isabel, Sawyer and Avery along with his many aunts, uncles and cousins will miss him. He was predeceased by his uncle, David Berry who passed away on June 24th. Jeff grew up in Auburn, MA. He was a sweet, polite kid who loved GI Joe, Transformers, Legos and video games. Legend…

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    Anna T. Breault, 95 8/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Anna T. (Stankus) Breault, 95, of Worcester died peacefully on Sunday August 11, 2019 at St. Mary Health Care Center. Anna is survived by nephews and nieces. Her daughter Cheryl Breault died in 2015. She was also predeceased by her brothers, Louis, Anthony, Joseph and John. Anna was born in Worcester a daughter of Charles and Helen (Jucius) Stankus and was a member of the former St. Casimir’s Church. Anna grew up on 100 Allston Ave. After graduating from Worcester Girls Trade High School Anna pursued a career in sales at F.W. Woolworth Co., on Front Street in Worcester. Anna loved playing bingo with the ladies at St. Mary Health…

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    Janet M. Rawlston 8/10/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Janet M. (Patenaude) Rawlston, 77, of Worcester died Saturday, August 10th surrounded by her family. Her husband of 43 years, Richard D. Rawlston died in 2010. She leaves her daughters, Karen M. Rawlston and her significant other, Jack Sweeney, Michele M. Wilkman and her husband, Brian of Worcester and Kelly A. Rawlston and her significant other, Al Stramacchia of Worcester; a brother, James Patenaude and his significant other, Karen Hennessey of Millbury; two sisters, Judy Clark and her husband, Dennis of Worcester and Joan Sampson and her husband, Doug of Shrewsbury; and several nieces and nephews, who loved her like a mother. She also leaves her grandchildren and great grandchildren…

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    Zenepe Imami 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Zenepe Imami, 69, died Tuesday, August 6th at home surrounded by her family. She leaves her husband of 47 years, Myrteza Imami; a daughter, Elona Imami and her husband, Andi Mehillaj of Worcester; a son, Genti Imami and his wife, Ema with whom she lived; a brother, Drin Pelushi and his wife, Ira of Boston; a sister, Dhurata Meneri and her husband, Qemal of Boston; four grandchildren, Kristal, Marius, Jason and Aiden; several nieces and nephews and extended family and friends in Albania. She was born in Tirane, Albania the daughter of Abedin and Shazo (Musabelliu) Pelushi emigrated to the United States in 2000. Zenepe worked for Toomey Company as…

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    Thomas E. Brown 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Thomas E. Brown, 69, of Worcester, died Tuesday, August 6th at home. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Karen M. (Kupfer) Brown; his three daughters, Jennifer A. Brown of Fitchburg, Kathleen L. Do and her husband, Cuong of Worcester and Jessica E. Brown of Holden; his brother, Donald Brown, Jr. of New York; two sisters, Beatrice Alafberg of Worcester and Donna Payne of Northborough; two grandchildren, Lea and Tyler Do, his faithful companion Brody and several nephews and nieces. He was born in Worcester, the son of Donald and Blanche (Bleau) Brown. Thomas had been employed for many years as a machinist for Wyman-Gordon at it’s Grafton…

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    Alvar A. Carlson, 85 8/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Worcester – Alvar A. August Carlson, 85, passed away in the comfort of his home on Saturday August 3, 2019, with his loving children at his side. Alvar’s beloved wife, Elsie, passed away in 2014. Alvar, known to most as Al, is survived by his children Melissa M.(Heelan) Hey wife of David A. Hey of Oakham, Philip G. Carlson and partner John G. Carlson of North Grafton, and Laura E. Carlson who provided constant care and her partner Lisa Worthington of Worcester, grandsons Bruce F. Heelan of San Diego, CA, Andrew A. Hey and Mathew D. Hey of Barre, MA, stepson James J. Heelan of Portland OR, and sister Eva…

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    Betty L. Forest, 94 8/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Worcester – Betty L. Forest, R.N., 94, died on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at home. Born on July 10, 1925, New York, NY, Betty was the only child of Loretta (Abrams) and Harold Van Rensselaer Forest. She completed high school, went on to earn a college degree in nursing, and then a PhD in Education. She founded the nursing program at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester and was the director for many years. Betty was a member of Saint Michael’s on-the-Heights Episcopal Church. She was also a member of the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester Women’s Club, Music Guild, and Opera Worcester. At Betty’s request, there are no funeral services. Memorial…

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    Bronislawa Kurowska 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    WORCESTER____Bronislawa (Jachimczyk) Kurowska, 91, of Worcester died on Monday, July 29, 2019 in St. Mary’s Health Care Center. She is survived by her husband Gustaw Kurowski. She also leaves her sons, Michael and Jerry Kurowski of Poland; daughters, Ania Paluch and Wayne Bechard of Westford, MA and Regina Paluch of Worcester; eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; four brothers, two sisters; and many nieces and nephews. She was born in Myszyniec, Poland a daughter of Julian and Rozalia (Ropiak) Jachimczyk. Mrs. Kurowska immigrated to the United States in 1981. As a homemaker, she enjoyed caring for her family. Bronislawa was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church. She favored the…

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    David A. Erickson, 60 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Worcester- David A. Erickson, 60, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019. He is survived by a sister Christine Harwick and her husband Greg, and a brother Richard C. Erickson and his wife Bonnie- all of Michigan. David was born in Worcester, son of the late Richard P. and Helen G. (Boxshus) Erickson. He received his master’s degree and then went on to become a teacher at various colleges in Worcester- including Assumption, Worcester Sate, and Holy Cross. He had a love for photography, especially capturing the beauty of nature. He also loved to watch and critique films, and was an avid chess player. When he was younger, he enjoyed…

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    Timothy DePari 7/30/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    WORCESTER – Mr. Timothy R. DePari, 54, passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 30th at UMass Hospital after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Tim was born on May 21, 1965 in Worcester, a son of the late Joseph and Frances (Boyle) DePari. A lifelong Worcester area resident, Tim was educated through the Worcester schools. Tim was a hard-working dedicated individual. He worked for over thirty years as a heavy equipment operator for Ricciardi Bros Inc. Tim was known throughout the utility industry as a skilled heavy equipment operator. Tim could operate any piece of heavy equipment with exceptional skill. His knowledge of the construction industry including underground utility work…

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    Matthew P. Panagiotou 7/30/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Matthew P. Panagiotou, 84, of Worcester, died Tuesday, July 30th with his loving wife by his side. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Helen (Lekas) Panagiotou; his son, Peter M. Panagiotou of Dublin, OH; his daughter Donna M. Polechronis and her husband James of Marlborough; his brother, George P. Panagiotou and his companion, Nikole Crank of Holden. He also leaves four grandchildren, James Polechronis and his wife, Katerina, Christopher Polechronis and his wife, Ralia, Nicholas and Mark Panagiotou and six great-grandchildren, Athena, Theodora, Stamatis, Marrea, Eleni and Dimitri Polechronis and many nephews and nieces. He was born in Athens, Greece, the son of Pantelis and Theodora (Kargianis)…

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    Virginia A. (Brown) Draper 7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Worcester – Virginia A. (Brown) Draper, 81, of Worcester passed away on Wednesday, July 31st in UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus. Virginia is survived by her two daughters, Gloria A. Draper and her longtime companion, Robert Benoit of Charlton and Luanne J. Martell of Auburn and 4 grandchildren Ashley Mason, Hailey Martell, Abby Martell and Lacie Martell. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late John and Anna (Breivis) Brown and is also predeceased by a daughter, Diane M. Nia. Virginia worked for many years at Imperial Machine Company as a machine operator. Ms. Draper enjoyed taking trips to the beach, however she was the happiest when…

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    Edward F. Baker, III 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Edward F. Baker, III, 71, of Worcester died Monday, July 29th in Holy Trinity Nursing Home. He leaves two sisters, Barbara Boudreau and her husband, Paul and Vesta Ballou. He also leaves nieces and nephews who he cherished and treated as if they were his own. He was born in Worcester the son of Edward F. Baker, Jr. and Vesta A.M. (Persson) Baker. Edward was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam War where her received the Purple Heart. He worked at Crompton and Knowles for many years. Edward was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins and Notre Dame Football.…

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    Rev. Eugene V. LaPlante, A.A. 7/27/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    WORCESTER – Reverend Eugene V. LaPlante, A.A., 87, died Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Rose Monahan Hospice after an illness. Besides his fellow Assumptionist fathers and brothers, he leaves a sister, Lucille L. Pimentel of Dartmouth; his favorite niece, Susan Lafferty and her husband Andrew of Dartmouth; 2 nephews, Eugene Pimental and his wife Rosemary of Oswego, NY and Andre Pimental and his wife Nancy of Dartmouth; several grand-nephews and grandnieces. Dartmouth. He was born and raised in North Dartmouth, the son of Eugene A. and Beatrice M. (Demers) Laplante. He graduated from Assumption Preparatory School in 1955 and then earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Assumption College in…

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    Anastasia L. Andreson 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Anastasia L. (Spelios) Andreson, 85, of Worcester, fell asleep with the Lord on Sunday, July 28th after a long illness. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Nicholas E. Andreson; her two daughters, Heather and her husband, Michael Renzoni of Holden and Priscilla and her husband, Ronald Tedesco of Mission Viejo, CA; three grandchildren, Nicholas Renzoni, and Nicholas and Christiana Tedesco. She was born in Springfield, the daughter of Dr. Louis and Viola (Coulopoulos) Spelios; and was a graduate of Classical High School in Springfield and Smith College in Northampton earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1956. While at Smith, she played on the softball team and…

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    Stanislawa “Stasia” Jachimczyk 7/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    WORCESTER___Stanislawa “Stasia” (Samsel) Jachimczyk, 89, of Worcester, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in Rose Monahan Hospice Home. She is survived by her husband of seventy-one years, Ludwik Jachimczyk. She also leaves her five sons, Marian Jachimczyk and his wife Deborah of Worcester, Louis Jachimczyk of Douglas, Michael Jachimczyk and his wife Mary Jane of Millbury, Wieslaw Jachimczyk and his wife Kathleen of Worcester and Daniel Jachimczyk of Dudley; eleven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sister Wladyslawa of Poland; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandchild Lee Ann Jachimczyk; brothers Jozef and Henryk and sisters Henryka, Aleksandria, and Stefania. She was born in Wydmusy, Poland, daughter of…

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    Garyfalia Voyiatzis 7/28/2019 12:00:00 AM Paxton,MA / Worcester,MA

    Garyfalia Voyiatzis, 87, of Paxton died Sunday, July 28th in Holy Trinity Nursing Home. Her husband of 58 years, Alexandros Voyiatzis died in 2010. She leaves a daughter, Chrysanthi Hatzopoulos and her husband, Trifon of Worcester; a daughter in law, Anna Voyiatzis of Paxton; two granddaughters, Irene Koutromanos of Uxbridge and Phyllis Gertsios of Worcester; five great grandchildren, Alexandros, Ioannis, Tryphon, Fotini and Loukia; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by a son, Athanasios Voyiatzis; two brothers, Dimitri and Konstantinos; a sister, Domniki and a grandson, Alexandros Voyiatzis. She was born in Greece the daughter of Athanasios and Eleni (Engonidis) Voyiatzis. Garyfalia was an active member of…

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    Donald Anger 7/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    LEICESTER___Donald C. Angers, 82, of Leicester, passed away peacefully in his home with his family at his side on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. He is survived by his companion of fourteen years, Joanne Piscopiello; son, Donald Angers of Worcester; daughters, Donna Demyanovich and her husband Michael of Harriman, TN, Doreen Angers of Worcester; five grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; sisters, Doris Zuidema of Oxford, Elaine Auger of Northbridge; former wife Julie Angers, several nieces and nephews. He was born in Worcester. a son of Romeo and Beatrice (Lusignan) Angers. Mr. Angers retired from Local 170 as a truck driver. He previously drove many years for Table Talk…

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    Jean F. King 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Jean F. (Wanamaker) King, 80, of Worcester died Friday, July 26th at home surrounded by her family. She leaves her husband of 58 years, Paul H. King, Sr.; two sons, Paul H. King, Jr. and his wife, Kelly of Worcester and Fred E. King and his partner Tammy Lapierre of Rutland; two daughters, Pamela J. Trudeau and her husband, Jean of Rutland and Karen A. Dunphy and her husband, Thomas of Leeds, MA; three sisters, Beverly Berthel and her husband, Donald of Paxton, Muriel Ventres of Holden and Mary D’Aveni and her husband, Anthony of Paxton; 10 grandchildren, Luke, Matthew, and Nicole Trudeau, Reagan Dunphy, Taylor, Bailey, Griffin, Samantha, Edward…

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    Gerald and Marjorie Bousquet 7/14/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Gerald and Marjorie Bousquet WORCESTER – Mrs. Marjorie L. (Foley) Bousquet, 90, passed away peacefully July 14th with her family by her side at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Her husband Gerald R. Bousquet, 91, passed ten days later at UMass University Hospital. Marjorie was born on July 19, 1928 in Worcester, Massachusetts a daughter of the late Oswald and Ruth (Bergstrom) Foley. A lifelong resident, Marjorie was educated through the Worcester schools and received several college credits. She was the Director of Arts and Crafts at the Worcester Girls Club currently called Girls Inc. on Providence St for over thirty –five years receiving many awards over her years of employment.…

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    robert Sullivan 7/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    BARNSTABLE___Robert T. Sullivan 74, of Hyannis and formerly Worcester died peacefully, Sunday, July 21, 2019 in his home. He is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Christine (Troupes) Sullivan. He also leaves his children, sons, Patrick Sullivan and his wife Kiley of East Hampton, CT, and Andrew Sullivan of Somerville; daughter Elizabeth Rountree and her husband Matthew of Weymouth; grandchildren, Delaney and Daniel Sullivan and William and Benjamin Rountree; sister, Joan Hickey of Worcester; nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brother, William F. Sullivan, Jr. He was born in Worcester a son of William F. and Mary (McPartland) Sullivan, Sr. Mr. Sullivan retired from Worcester Public Schools…

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    Timothy Michael O’Connell, Jr. 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    WORCESTER – Timothy M. O’Connell, Jr., 37, died unexpectedly Monday, July 15, 2019. He leaves his mother, Nancy J. (Prendiville) O’Connell of Worcester; a sister, Jennifer L. O’Connell of Worcester; a brother, Michael J. O’Connell and his wife Kate of Dudley; aunts, uncles and 2 nieces. He was born in Worcester on June 8, 1982 and raised in Leicester, the son of the late Timothy M. O’Connell, Sr. He graduated from Bay Path Vocational Technical High School in Charlton in 2000, where he played center field for the varsity baseball team in his junior and senior years. Mr. O’Connell was a mason by trade and built chimneys. He enjoyed playing…