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Robert Alvarado

May 31, 1951 - July 26, 2022

Robert (Papa) Alvarado, 71, of Worcester passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Bob (Papa) was a kind man that lived for his family. Bob was born and raised in the Bronx, NY, the son of the late Roberto Alvarado and Enfida Torres of Puerto Rico. He was loved by many, and his presence and smile will be forever missed. Bob started working for the City of Worcester...
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Melvin P. Breton

May 22, 2022

WORCESTER- Melvin (Mike) Peter Breton, 93, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of 65 years to the late Judith L. (Clary) Breton who passed away in 2017. Born in Baldwin, Maine on May 25, 1928 to Alfred and Sarah (Lopeman) Breton, Melvin was raised on his parent's family farm with his his siblings, Leon, William,...
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Gohar Hagopian

December 6, 2000 - May 20, 2022

Gohar Hagopian left her earthly family to join our Heavenly Father on May 20, 2022. She was born on December 6, 2000. The world lost a beautiful human being who touched the lives of everyone who knew her with her innocence and heartwarming smile. Gohar means jewel in Armenian, and she was indeed a jewel that brought beauty and joy into all of our lives. Gohar's family extends their...
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Christopher P. Reed

September 21, 1979 - May 18, 2022

WORCESTER-Christopher P. Reed 42, passed away Wednesday, May 18 in St. Vincent Hospital. He is survived by his two beautiful daughters, Madison M. Reed and Gracey L. Reed; his parents, Kevin P. and Diane L. (Clevesy) Reed; a sister, Kimberly Reed and a nephew, Jared Reed. He was born in Worcester and graduated from Worcester Vocational High School. Chris was a plumber and steamfitter at...
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John B. "Jack" Gurlitz

October 22, 1949 - May 18, 2022

WORCESTER- John B. "Jack" Gurlitz, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center after a battle with cancer. He was born in Worcester on October 22, 1949, son of the late Reuben and Alice (King) Gurlitz. He attended local schools and following his graduation from high school, Jack enlisted in the United States Army to proudly...
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Joseph Patrick Corriere

December 18, 1956 - May 15, 2022

WORCESTER- Joseph Patrick Corriere, 65, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2022 at home. He was born in Worcester on December 18, 1956 a son of the late Joseph B. and Catherine (Noonan) Corriere. Joseph attended local schools and following his graduation from Worcester Boys Trade School he enlisted in the US Army National Guard and later served his country in the United States Air Force...
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Vincent Lamar Page

November 27, 1980 - May 14, 2022

WORCESTER-Vincent Lamar Page, 41, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Vincent was born in Worcester, son of the late Paula Ortiz and Franklin S. Page, Jr. Vincent is survived by his three daughters, Imani Page of Southbridge, as well as Atyana Page and Olivia Page, both of Athol; two sisters, Jahill Herrera of Southbridge, and Stacey DeLaCruz, three brothers, Franklin Wean,...
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Zoila (née Aviles) Cornejo

October 2, 1936 - May 14, 2022

To View Mrs. Cornejo's Funeral Mass, please visit WORCESTER-Zoila (née Aviles) Cornejo, 85, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center. She was born in Manta, Ecuador, October 2, 1936, daughter of the late Ernesto Aviles and Maria Contreras and moved to the United States in 1982. Zoila was a member of the...
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Peter Wayne Nalbandian

May 13, 2022

WORCESTER-Peter Wayne Nalbandian, 72, of Worcester passed away Friday, May 13 at his home. He leaves his wife of 46 years, Mary Ann (Farquhar) Nalbandian; three children, James Nalbandian of Fort Collins, CO, Carolyn Nalbandian and her husband, Justin McGuire of Natick, and Jessica Nalbandian of Worcester, a grandson, Locke, a cute grand-daughter-on-the-way and cousins Harvey Yazijian and...
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Daniel J. Morrissey

October 13, 1932 - May 12, 2022

Daniel J. Morrissey, 89, was reunited with his loving wife, Mary, in Heaven on Thursday, May 12, 2022. He was born in 1932, in Worcester son to Julia A. (Donoghue) and Michael J. Morrissey. Daniel was a proud first-generation child born to Irish immigrants. He originally grew up in South Worcester and attended Sacred Heart Academy. Danny played in the South Worcester Baseball...
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Erik J. Raptis

June 1, 1972 - May 11, 2022

WORCESTER-Erik J. Raptis, 49, of Worcester passed away Wednesday, May 11 at the Rose Monahan Hospice House. He leaves his brother, Philip G. Raptis of Worcester; his sister, Nicole D. Jean-Francois and her husband, Fritz of Frisco, TX; his sister-in-love, Kerri Ann Kudla; his former spouse and stepson, Rosebell and Ian Kinyanjui; his goddaughter and niece, Penelope Raptis; a niece and nephew,...
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Helena A. Mensah-Bonsu

May 11, 2022

WORCESTER-Helena A. Mensah-Bonsu, 45, died Saturday, March 26, 2022. She was born in Springfield, daughter of Christina A. Aboagyewaa and the late Jeffrey Mensah-Bonsu. Helena was attending college to earn her degree in Pharmacology. While in school, she worked as a Pharmacy Technician at CVS. Helena enjoyed singing, acting, and dancing, but found her passion in modeling and fashion. ...
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Ethel E. Bates

May 9, 2022

Charlton—Ethel E. (Stienstra) Bates, age 90, formerly of Worcester and Auburn, passed away May 9, 2022 of natural causes. Born to Arthur and Dorothy (Reitsma) Stienstra in Harvey, Illinois, she was raised in Sutton, MA and graduated from Sutton High School. In addition to business courses, she studied dressmaking and worked in that field as well as in medical billing and office management. ...
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Irma E. Salluce

May 9, 2022

West Boylston, MA Irma E. (Alley) Salluce, 91 Died May 9th 2022 after a short illness. Irma was born in Damariscotta ME, to Richard and Thelma (Plumber) Alley, and grew up on South Bristol. She attended South Bristol elementary school and Lincoln Academy H.S. in Damariscotta. While attending L.A. she roomed with the Erskine family and worked in the Cheechaka Restaurant where she met her...
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Karen F. Barnes

July 19, 1965 - May 7, 2022

Karen F. Barnes, 56, passed away Saturday, May 7. She was born in Southbridge, daughter of Earl S. and Edith P. (Bond) Barnes. A Private Funeral Service will be held in the outdoor columbarium at Rural Cemetery, Worcester.
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Robert W. McLean

May 7, 2022

Robert William McLean of Hardwick passed away peacefully at the Soldiers Home in Holyoke on May 7, 2022, just three days before his 91st birthday. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Jean (Powers) McLean, his loving children, Mary Alice McLean and her husband Michael Reese of Rockland, Maine, Elizabeth McLean of Thomaston, Maine, Matthew McLean of Boston, Mark McLean and his wife Rachel of...
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Walter R. "Wally" Covington

July 24, 1957 - May 6, 2022

Worcester- Walter R. Covington, 64, passed away Friday, May 6,2022 after a long illness. He was born July 24, 1957, son of Shirley A. (John) and Walter R. Covington in Worcester. After attending North High School, Walter proudly served three years in The United States Army. He spent most of his life working for himself as a talented carpenter. "Wally" was known as a "fix it"...
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David Boynton Bellerose

September 18, 1965 - May 5, 2022

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of David Boynton Bellerose, 56, of Oxford, MA. He died peacefully at Rose Monahan Hospice Home after a nine-year battle with Metastatic Melanoma. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 34 years, Kimberly, who faithfully supported him through his journey. He was also loved by his two daughters, Alexandra, of Oxford, MA and Anneliese, along with her...
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William J. Moisuk

August 4, 1951 - May 4, 2022

West Boylston-William James Moisuk, 70, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester. William was born on August 4, 1951, son of the late Helen (Derkack) and Joseph Moisuk. Bill grew up in Colchester, Connecticut where he graduated from Bacon Academy in 1968. After graduating from Tufts University in 1972, with a degree in engineering and applied math,...
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James J. Nichols

June 30, 1937 - May 4, 2022

WORCESTER-James J. Nichols, 84 died Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at UMass Medical Center. He was born in Worcester, son of Charles H. and Alice (Miller) Nichols and then proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. Jim worked many years as a machinist for the George Meyers Company until its closure, and then as maintenance supervisor at the Lutheran Home of Worcester. James is...
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Victor McDonald Davis

August 6, 1934 - May 3, 2022

Victor M. Davis, 87, of Worcester passed away at home on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his wife of 54 years, Marion C. (Wells) Davis; four children, Christopher T. Davis, and Jonathan M. Davis both of Worcester, Pauline Brown of California, and Lorna Brown of Vancouver; two sisters, Sara Russell, and Lydia Davis both of Jamaica; fifteen...
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Daniel E. Cobb

December 20, 1959 - April 30, 2022

SHREWSBURY-Daniel Everett Cobb, 62 of Shrewsbury, died on Saturday April 30, after declining health. He is predeceased by his father, Gregson Cobb, his infant baby David Frank and brother Douglas. Daniel is survived by his four beautiful children Kelsey, Sydney, Sierra, and her twin brother James Cobb. Danny dearly loved and was proud of his children. He bragged to everyone he met. He also...
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Diane J. Hersey

August 8, 1954 - April 29, 2022

BOYLSTON—Diane Jean (Dalton) Hersey, 67, of Boylston, died on Friday, April 29 after a short illness, with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, John H. Hersey; three children: Krista L. Gransewicz of Clinton, Sean P. Hersey of Tucson, Ariz., and Michael J. Hersey and his wife Caitlyn of Worcester; two siblings: William C. Dalton and his wife Sharon of Phillipston...
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Maureen R. Henry

January 1, 1944 - April 29, 2022

WORCESTER-Maureen R. Henry, 78, died Friday, April 29, 2022 peacefully in her home. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Martin J. and Catherine L. (Murphy) Henry, attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from Girls Trade School. She was a longtime member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. Maureen worked as a Teacher's Assistant at Edward Street Day Care Center for several...
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Sarah Moradian

November 28, 1930 - April 28, 2022

WORCESTER-Sarah Moradian passed away in her home on April 28, 2022 at the age of 91 surrounded by family and friends. She was the daughter of Garabed and Yeghsa Garabedian. Sarah is survived by her husband of 65 years, Jean-Paul; her nieces and nephew, Martin, Debra, Dianne, and Lauren; her great nieces and nephews, Stephanie, Jessica, Michael, Matthew, Samuel and Elizabeth; and her God daughters...
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Cheryl A. Gaudet

September 7, 1965 - April 26, 2022

Gardner-Cheryl A. (DeBarge) Gaudet, 56, passed away Tuesday, April 26 in UMASS Medical Center, Worcester. She leaves three children, Dustin Gaudet of Gardner, Amy Hendrickson and her husband, Ryan of Worcester and Tiffany Gaudet and her fiancé, Daniel Motter of Brooksville, FL; two granddaughters, Melody and Annaliese; former husband Benjamin J Gaudet of Winchendon; lifelong best friend Lori...
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Joseph H. Martell

July 5, 1946 - April 25, 2022

WORCESTER-Joseph H. Martell, 75, died Monday, April 25, 2022, at the Jewish Healthcare Center after a long illness. He was born in Worcester, son of the late Paul J. and Celina B. (Hebert) Martell and graduated from North High School. Joe worked for WRTA for 33 years as a mechanic. Joseph is survived by his wife of nearly 54 years, Dorothy L. (Fisher) Martell and their four children:...
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Thomas Philip Duke

April 23, 2022

JEFFERESON- Thomas Philip Duke passed away on April 23, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Roberta (Morello), and leaves children, Joseph Duke, Lauren Duke, Kayla Barbosa and her husband, Josias, Sean Duke, and his three granddaughters, Ingrid, Kaitlin and Emma Barbosa. Tom was born in Worcester, son of the late Francis and Margaret (Melia...
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David T. Roy, Sr.

September 19, 1946 - April 17, 2022

SOUTHBRIDGE- David T. Roy, Sr., 75, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Southbridge Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. His wife of 53 years, Donna J. (Selby) Roy, passed away on February 12, 2022. He was born in Burlington, Vermont on September 19, 1946, son of the late James E. Roy, Sr., and Virginia (Zepp) Roy. He was...
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Ruth L. Baron

June 25, 1922 - April 17, 2022

AUBURN-Ruth L. (Alba) Baron, 99, a longtime resident of Auburn, died Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Christopher House of Worcester. Ruth would have celebrated her 100th birthday in June. She was born in Rutland, daughter of Vincent and Genevieve (Davis) Alba and graduated from David Hale Fanning Trade School. Ruth worked as an LPN at local hospitals for many years. She was a member of First...
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John H. Lynch

March 10, 1961 - April 14, 2022

WORCESTER-John H. Lynch, 61, died Thursday, April 14, 2022. John was born and raised in Worcester, son of the late Robert P. and Dorothy C. "Dot" (Harvey) Lynch. He graduated from St. John's High School and Framingham State College. After receiving his degree in Economics, John embarked on a career with many challenging and rewarding pursuits throughout his life. Throughout much of his...
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Nancy M. Hardiman

January 16, 1944 - April 14, 2022

WORCESTER-Nancy M.(Fitzpatrick) Hardiman, 78, passed away peacefully on April 14, surrounded by family. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late James J. and Agnes A. (Curnin) Fitzpatrick and attended David Hale Fanning Trade High School. In her early 20s, Nancy worked sewing astronaut suits for the David Clark Company. After marrying her husband, she became the bookkeeper/secretary at his...
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Manooshak (Azizian) Melikian Krabit

July 1, 1939 - April 12, 2022

WORCESTER- Manooshak (Azizian) Melikian Krabit, 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at the Life Care Center of Auburn. She was born in Baghdad, Iraq on July 1, 1939 daughter to Krikor and Sanam Azizian. She was raised in Iraq and emigrated to the United States in 1980 with her family. Mrs. Krabit was a devoted and longtime member of Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church....
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Carol (Zannotti) Caramiello

January 29, 1939 - April 10, 2022

WORCESTER- Carol A. (Zannotti) Caramiello, 83, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born in Westfield on January 29, 1939, daughter of the late Orlando and Mary (Armendo) Zannotti. She was raised in Worcester and graduated from Commerce High School before beginning her career with as an accounting secretary with Milton Weinstein and later for Gerald Solomon....
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Dorine A. Donnelly

April 16, 1953 - April 8, 2022

WORCESTER- Dorine Ann Donnelly, 68, passed away on April 8, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital after an illness. She was born in Auburn on April 16, 1953 daughter of the late Robert L. and Blanche L (Drake) Gedenberg. Dorine cherished time spent with family and especially enjoyed hosting holidays at her house. She loved to sewing, crocheting and playing video poker. She leaves behind her...
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Jon J. Raymond

June 5, 1974 - April 8, 2022

West Boylston-Jon J. Raymond, 47, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Friday, April 8, 2022. He was born June 5, 1974 son to Patricia (Nash) Armstrong and the late James N. Raymond in Miami Beach, Fla. After graduating from West Boylston Jr/Sr High School, he became an Airman in the United States Air Force. He later attended Worcester State University graduating with a bachelor's...
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Thomas P. McGurn

May 9, 1944 - April 8, 2022

WORCESTER- Thomas P. McGurn, 77, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2022 at CareOne Millbury. He was the husband of 19 years of the late Patricia A. (Mars) Dowd McGurn who passed away in 2005. He was born in Worcester on May 9, 1944 son of the late Walter and Florence (Mallett) McGurn. He attended local schools and following his graduation from Commerce High School, Thomas enlisted in...
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Marilyn I. (Simonetti) Chambers

June 13, 1942 - April 7, 2022

WEST BOYLSTON-Marilyn I. (Simonetti) Chambers, 79, passed away on April 7, 2022, surrounded by love. Marilyn burst into life in Douglaston, NY, daughter of the late Frank and Lillian (Grad) Simonetti. She was predeceased by her love of 55 years, Paul F. Chambers, the mint jelly to her lamb. They graduated Boston University, raised a family, traveled the globe, hosted great parties, and...
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Dmytro Lyubchyk

March 5, 1938 - April 5, 2022

Dmytro was born in Zhalyanka, Ukraine on March 5, 1938. At the age of 8, Dmytro and his family were exiled to Siberia. His mother snuck him back into Ukraine where they lived in hiding. Years later, he met his wife, Mariya, got married, built a home, and raised a family together. On March 9, 2022, strained by the uncertainty of the war, Dmytro and Mariya fled Ukraine to come to the United...
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Arthur Nicholas Kotsopoulos

July 19, 1929 - April 4, 2022

Arthur Nicholas Kotsopoulos, 92, of Worcester and Oak Bluffs, MA, died peacefully on April 4, 2022. He was born in Lowell, MA, on July 19, 1929, son of the late Nikolaos and Sophia (Bakalopoulos) Kotsopoulos and graduated from Hellenic American Parochial Academy in Lowell and from Lowell High School. He attended various business courses at Northeastern University and labor relations...
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Bernice Kachadorian

June 26, 1929 - March 30, 2022

WORCESTER-Bernice (Paloulian) Kachadorian, 92, of Worcester passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 30, with her family by her side, at Holy Trinity Nursing Home. She was the daughter of the late Margaditch "Mike" Paloulian and Armenian Genocide Survivor Hiripsime "Rose" (Lalaian) Paloulian. She is predeceased by her husband Leon H. Kachadorian, son, Paul D. Kachadorian, sisters; Beatrice...
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Dolores Joyce

March 29, 2022

Dolores (Bianchi) Joyce, passed from this life on March 29, 2022. She grew up on Grafton Street in Worcester and graduated from North High School. After graduating from Boston University, she joined her sisters, Evelyn and Norma, in New York. Dolores first worked for American Airlines, then as a travel agent, and finally as the person who made all of the travel arrangements for the executives...
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James H. Santimaw

February 25, 1947 - March 28, 2022

HOLDEN-James H. Santimaw, 75, a lifelong resident of Holden, died Monday, March 28, 2022 at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Worcester, son of the late Wilfred E. and Dorothy M. (Snow) Reagan. Jim worked in sales for over 30 years. He was a member of the Salem Covenant Church. Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Charlotte A. (Oberg) Santimaw...
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Roy William Cathline

July 5, 1942 - March 26, 2022

BOYLSTON- Roy William Cathline, 79, passed away suddenly on March 26, 2022 after being stricken ill. He was born in Worcester on July 5, 1942, son of the late Wilfred and Ethel (Howe) Cathline. He graduated from Shrewsbury High School with the Class of 1960. Following high school, Roy was drafted in the United States Army to serve his country during the Vietnam War as a member of the 25th...
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Paul G. Grenier

July 12, 1938 - March 25, 2022

West Boylston - Paul G. Grenier, 83, passed away on March 25, 2022 after a long illness. He was born in Worcester, son of the late John and Thofelia (Osper) Grenier. He graduated from St. Stephen School in 1956. He began his lifelong career in banking at Worcester County National Bank in Worcester retiring in 2002. He proudly served in the U.S. Air National Guard's 101st Air Control...
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George S. Zakarian

March 25, 2022

WEST BOYLSTON-George S. Zakarian, 80, of West Boylston died, Friday, March 25 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Brockton. His wife of 45 years, Carol S. (LaPointe) Zakarian died last year. He leaves a son, Gregory Zakarian and his wife, Alexis of Leominster; two grandchildren, Delilah Williams and Andrew Newman and nieces and nephews. His brother, Harry Zakarian died in 2010. He was born in...
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Shirley C. (Erickson) McGrath

March 24, 2022

Worcester-Shirley C. (Erickson) McGrath, 99, passed away Thursday, March 24 at home surrounded by her family. Her husband of 67 years, Patrick F. "Bud" McGrath died in 2014. She leaves five children, Susan M. Nash and her husband Robert of Worcester, Jay P. McGrath and his wife, Jane of Paxton, Stephen F. McGrath and his wife, Deborah of Oxford, Joan M. McGrath with whom she lived and...
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Gerald E. "Jerry" McGrain

November 29, 1929 - March 24, 2022

Gerald E. "Jerry" McGrain, 92, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester. He leaves his loving wife of 67 years, Marie (Roy); his three daughters, MaryEllen Para of Shrewsbury, Christine McGrain and her husband Bill Kelly of Grafton, and Marie O'Brien and her husband Kevin of Boylston; his two sons, Stephen McGrain of Worcester and...
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Mary F. Slocum

August 16, 1924 - March 22, 2022

To view services virtually please click on the link below: Holden/Worcester-Mary F. (Kelly) Slocum, 97, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2022. Mary was born in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland on August 16, 1924, daughter to Margaret (Mungovan) and Patrick Kelly. After serving in the Irish Red Cross, Mary graduated as a registered...
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Bonnie J. Goodale

May 11, 1943 - March 20, 2022

West Boylston - Bonnie J. Goodale, 78 peacefully passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022 in Sterling Village after a short period of declining health. Bonnie was born in Worcester on May 11, 1943. She was predeceased by her parents Margaret C. (Grieve) and Arnold P. Goodale. Bonnie graduated from West Boylston High School and continued her education at Bridgewater State University where she...
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Kathleen M. Ecker

July 1, 1943 - March 20, 2022

PLYMOUTH - Kathleen M. "Kathie" (Rice, Hidenfelter) Ecker, 78, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 20, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth A. Ecker who died in 2014. Kathie was born in Worcester on July 1, 1943, daughter of the late Albert F. and Edith (Burbank) Rice. She grew up in Columbus Park and was a 1961 graduate of South High School. She was a long-time...
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Millicent Adede Atchurey

March 3, 1950 - March 18, 2022

WORCESTER-Millicent Adede Atchurey, 72, of Worcester died Friday, March 18, 2022. She was born in Ada-Foah, Ghana, daughter of Martin Ayiku Atchurey and Victoria Armah. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 1st from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Callahan, Fay & Caswell Life Celebration Home, 61 Myrtle Street. To view the service live, please visit
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Rafael Luis Rivera, Jr.

May 2, 1985 - March 17, 2022

WORCESTER-Rafael Luis Rivera, Jr. 36, died Thursday, March 17, 2022. Rafael was born in Worcester and was known to all for his quick wit and great sense of humor. He will be dearly missed by his parents, Rafael L. Rivera, Sr and Luz I. Rivera, his fiancé, Brittany L. Zendzian, brother, Joel Rivera and three sisters, Noelia, Nilsa and Yelitza. He also leaves many aunts, uncles,...
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Edmond J. Kelly, Jr.

January 15, 1934 - March 17, 2022

Worcester-Edmond J. Kelly, Jr., 88, passed away peacefully on March 17, 2022, after a yearlong battle with brain cancer (GBM). He was the beloved husband of Mary (Murphy) Kelly, with whom he shared nearly 65 years of marriage. His life exemplified devotion to family; he raised 12 children, was cherished by 28 grandchildren, and had 3 great grandchildren. Born and raised in Jamaica Plain,...
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Lucy A. (Manning) Galli

May 5, 1937 - March 16, 2022

WORCESTER-Lucy Ann (Manning) Galli, 84, died Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at UMass Memorial University Campus. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Robert and Rose (Allen) Manning. She was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Lucy retired as a radiology clerk from UMass Memorial University Campus. She is survived by two sons, Anthony R. Galli and Bruce R. Galli, six...
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Mami De

November 18, 1954 - March 16, 2022

WORCESTER-Mami De, 67, died Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at home after an illness. Mami was surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Kumasi, Ghana, daughter of Ama Abrafi and Yaw Kwarteng. Mami worked as a business woman and also in healthcare. She is survived by five children; Afia Nti Siriboe of Atlanta, GA, Yaw Twumasi of Ghana, Mame Anaa Nti, Akua Nti and Derek Mensah...
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Carolyn (Bailey) Dodd

June 25, 1933 - March 13, 2022

WORCESTER- Carolyn Jean (Bailey) Dodd, 88, passed away on Sunday, March 13th at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Wolcott, Vermont on June 25, 1933 a daughter of the late Harold and Gladys Bailey. She was raised in New Hampshire before she relocated to New Jersey for many years. For a number of years she was employed as a sales associate for Macy's and Ames Department...
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Thomas F. Candito

September 4, 1959 - March 11, 2022

It is with deep sorrow, and much love, that we mourn the passing of Thomas Francis Candito of Oxford, MA on March 11th at the age of 62 following his battle with cancer. Tom was born in Worcester, MA to the late Salvatore & Frances Candito. He graduated from Saint John's High School (class of 1977) and Fitchburg State University (class of 1982). Tom had a multi-faceted career. He began...
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Christine A. Ellsworth

June 28, 1924 - March 7, 2022

WORCESTER-Christine A. (Bascom) Ellsworth, 97 We lost a very special lady this week. Christine Bascom Ellsworth passed away on March 7, 2022. Christine was born June 21, 1924 to Leon H. and Nettie D. (Quimby) Bascom in Claremont, NH. She was educated in Worcester, and graduated from Commerce High School. Christine worked at Norton Company and gained many life-long friendships. Along...
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James E. Trudell

January 25, 1946 - March 7, 2022

WORCESTER-James E. Trudell, 76, died Monday, March 7, 2022 at UMass Memorial -University Campus. Jim was born in Worcester, one of 17 children to Alfred and Ella (Dubois) Trudell. Jim worked at Johnson Steel & Wire for several years and St. Mary's Healthcare and Notre Dame Cemetery. His favorite time of employment was when he was custodian at Notre Dame Church. Jim's faith was very...
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Cindy L. Fotos

July 7, 1946 - March 7, 2022

WORCESTER-Cindy L. (Primroy) Fotos, 75, of Worcester passed away Monday, March 7 in Holy Trinity Nursing Center. She leaves her husband of 54 years, Evans Fotos; two daughters, Sophia Wynne and her husband, Michael of Marshfield and Sandra Soter and her husband, Robert of Spencer; five grandchildren, Anthony and his wife, Mollie, Hayden, Evans, Nicolas and Gabrielle; one great-grandchild soon...
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Jayson Previn Daughtry

May 11, 1985 - March 4, 2022

WORCESTER- Jayson Previn Daughtry, 36, passed away on March 4, 2022. He was born in Boston on May 11, 1985 a son of Demetrius Daughtry and Florina Berry- Daughtry. He was raised in Worcester where he attended local schools, Belmont Street Community and Seven Hills Charter School, Jayson graduated from Worcester Vocational Technical High School Class of 2003 where he studied Carpentry,...
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Richard C. Angell III

June 3, 1948 - March 4, 2022

MILLBURY-Richard C. Angell, III, 73, died Friday, March 4, 2022 at Saint Vincent Hospital. He was born in Worcester, son of the late Richard C. Angell Jr and Lydia "Tootsie" (Jodoin) Angell and was raised in Grafton. He was a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. Richard worked as a bridge inspector for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for many years retiring in 2015. He was a longtime...
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Aghavny (Kasparian) Tovmassian

January 24, 1938 - March 3, 2022

Aghavny (Kasparian) Tovmassian, 83, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 3rd at home in Worcester, with her husband of 61 years and son Vicken by her side. Aghavny was born in Aleppo, Syria on January 24, 1938 and is the daughter of the late Yeznig and Zabel Kasparian. She leaves behind a husband Garabed and two sons Jack & wife Tammy and Vicken. Four brothers, and a sister, Hovanes and...
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Katie Jean Gleason

September 1, 1970 - March 2, 2022

Morgantown, IN Katie Jean Gleason, 51, formerly of Worcester passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday March 2, 2022. Katie leaves a lovely daughter, Hannah J. DeLuca of New York; her parents, John K. and Penelope Gleason of Worcester; a loyal brother, John M. Gleason and his partner, Lynda Hartland of Medway; a loving sister, Colleen K. Cipro and brother-in-law Richard P. Cipro of Worcester;...
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Giane A. Peixoto

September 12, 1965 - March 2, 2022

WORCESTER-Giane A. (Alves) Peixoto, 56, loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, died Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, after an illness. She was born in São Paulo, Brazil, daughter of the late Guiomar Alves Peixoto and Geraldo Peixoto. Giane worked over 10 years at Dunkin Donuts. Giane will be dearly missed by her children; Willyan Vieira of...
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Karen L. Collins

May 13, 1952 - March 1, 2022

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Karen L. Collins of Holiday, Florida. Karen passed away on March 1, 2022, at the age of 69 after bravely battling rheumatoid arthritis for the past few years. Born in 1952, Karen grew up in Worcester, MA. She graduated from St. Peter's High School in 1970. She worked as a bookkeeper for Zayre's, and then moved to San Diego where she...
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Jean E. Graham

February 13, 1941 - March 1, 2022

Jean E. (Nordquist) Graham, 81, formerly of Narragansett, RI passed away Tuesday, March 1 in Tatnuck Park, surrounded by her family. She leaves her husband of 61 years, Robert J. Graham, Jr., five children, Lisa O'Neil and her husband, Sean of Worcester, Michael Graham and his wife, Lee of Marlborough, Mary Beth Bayes and her husband, Ryan of Austin, TX, Kristen Mulhern and her husband,...
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Robert H. Krafve, Sr.

October 2, 1943 - February 27, 2022

Robert H. Krafve Sr. 78, of Worcester son of Mabel (Joslin) and Robert Krafve, passed on February 27th surrounded by much love. A graduate of St. Stephen's High School, Bobby was very proud to enlist in the U.S. Air Force in 1960 and served thru 1964. Sports were a large part of Bobby's life. He played baseball thru High School, coaching in his 20's. Hockey and softball then became...
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Frederick Carl Lokko

February 25, 1944 - February 26, 2022

Frederick Carl Lokko, 78, passed away Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Umass Memorial Hospital - University Campus with his adoring children by his side. He was predeceased by his devoted wife, Everlove, in 2018. Carl is survived by his three cherished children, Mercy Lokko of Worcester, Ma; Eva Lokko-Abrokwah and husband Kingsley of Worcester, Ma; and Emmanuel Lokko and wife Melissa of...
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Dallas "Michael" Hayes, Jr.

March 31, 1981 - February 26, 2022

WORCESTER- Dallas M. Hayes, Jr., 40, passed away suddenly on February 26, 2022. He was born in Framingham on March 31, 1981, son of Dallas M. Hayes, Sr. and Joanne (Leveillee) Hayes. He was raised in Worcester and attended local schools. Dallas had multiple jobs, most recently he was employed as a Laborer. As a young man, Dallas discovered his love for nature and animals. He loved...
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Paul L. Marc-Aurele

August 3, 1943 - February 25, 2022

BARRE-Paul Leahy Marc-Aurele, 78, of Barre, MA passed away peacefully Friday, February 25, 2022 in his home. Paul, born in 1943, in Worcester, MA, was a son of the late Leo and Thelma Marc-Aurele. He grew up in the Columbus Park area of Worcester with his 8 siblings. He graduated from Worcester Vocational High School in the early 1960's and was a member of the Army National Guard. He was a...
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M. May Erlandson

July 19, 1932 - February 20, 2022

LEOMINSTER-M. May (Robinson) Erlandson, 89, passed away Sunday, February 20 in the Oakdale Nursing Center, West Boylston. Her husband, Alfred W. Erlandson passed away in 1982. She leaves three children, Marlene Borko and her husband, Joseph of Worcester and twin daughters, Beverly and Brenda Erlandson of Leominster; a brother, Harold Robinson of Wareham; a sister, Barbara Houghton of Bolton;...
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Kathleen M. (Stack) Bombard

November 14, 1955 - February 18, 2022

Kathleen M. (Stack) Bombard, 66, passed away Friday, February 18, 2022 in her home surround by her loving family. Kathleen was born in Worcester, daughter to Anna F. (Wrixon) and Thomas H. Stack. She was employed as a billing clerk for the water department in the City of Worcester for 25years; it was there where she met and married the love of her life, Donald. Kathy spent many...
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Richard J. Courtney

December 26, 1927 - February 17, 2022

WORCESTER – Richard (Dick) John Courtney, 94, of Worcester passed away Thursday, February 17 at the Christopher House. His wife of 59 years, Sandra J. (Mataski) Courtney passed on September 12, 2012. He is survived by his sister, Ann Tanona of Worcester, his three children, Kevin E. Courtney of Finksburg, MD, Karen (KC) L. Mitchell of Worcester and Colleen (Court) M. Sclamo of Worcester...
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Ann Marie (Bovenzi) Danielson

March 20, 1950 - February 16, 2022

Worcester / Englewood, FL- Ann Marie (Bovenzi) Danielson, 71, passed away on February 14, 2022 in Florida. She was the wife of the late Floyd Henning Danielson who died in 2013. Floyd and Ann were reunited on Valentine's Day which is only fitting to display the love that they shared. Ann was born in Worcester on March 20, 1950 daughter of the late Ralph and Eleanor (Reilly) Bovenzi. She...
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Donna J. Roy

October 10, 1949 - February 12, 2022

SOUTHBRIDGE- Donna J. (Selby) Roy, 72, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Southbridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. She was born in Barrington Passage, Nova Scotia on October 10, 1949, daughter of the late Donald and Norma (Smith) Selby. She was raised and educated in Canada where she met and married David T. Roy, Sr...
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Dorothy O'Connor

February 12, 2022

Dorothy M. O'Connor, is reunited with her loving husband "Joe" of 63 years on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital. Dorothy was born in Everett, daughter of the late William and Catherine Cadigan. She graduated from Commerce High School and later met and married, Joseph F. O'Connor, who died in December, 2020. Dorothy enjoyed crocheting for family and friends, but shopping was...
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David C. Soderberg

May 6, 1951 - February 11, 2022

Duxbury, MA — David "Suds" Soderberg passed away at home on February 11, 2022. He was the loving husband of Audrey Soderberg for 38 years. David was born in Worcester, MA on May 6, 1951 to Ralph and Mary Soderberg. He graduated from Burncoat High School in 1969, Worcester Industrial Technical Institute in 1972 and WPI School of Industrial Management in 1981. He worked in metallurgy for 49...
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Dorothy G. Anderson

February 18, 1920 - February 11, 2022

HOLDEN-Dorothy G. (Loiselle) Anderson, 101 of Holden passed away in her home, surrounded by her family on Friday, February 11. Her husband, Paul I. Anderson passed away in 2007. She leaves three children, Russell C. Anderson and his wife, Anna M. of Hudson, NY, Sandra A. McGuinness and her husband, Michael B. of Fitzwilliam, NH and Judith B. Palmer of Holden; twelve grandchildren; seventeen...
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Norma Eleanor (Hedfors) Hunt

October 23, 1931 - February 9, 2022

PLYMOUTH/GRAFTON- Norma E. (Hedfors) Hunt, 90, formerly of Grafton, died Wednesday, February 9, 2022 in Plymouth where she resided with her daughter. Norma was born in Worcester, daughter of George and Lillian (Holm) Hedfors and graduated from Commerce High School. She worked at American Steel until marrying Carl in 1958. They were longtime members of Emanuel Lutheran Church. ...
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Daniel J. Blanchard

June 16, 1938 - February 7, 2022

AUBURN-Daniel J. Blanchard, 83, of Auburn, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 7 at Rose Monahan Hospice House. Our family extends our deepest gratitude to the staff at the Rose Monahan House and the VNA of Worcester for the tremendous care they provided for Dan. Beloved husband of 53 years, to the late Velma A. (Lind) Blanchard. He is survived by his daughter, Dawn M....
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Raul E. Montero

February 26, 1931 - February 5, 2022

Worcester-Raul E. Montero, 90, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at St Vincent Hospital. Raul was born February 26, 1931 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, son of Rosalina (Osorio) and Manuel Montero. After graduating high school, he joined the United States Army, based out of Camp Kilmer, New Jersey where he earned a Bronze Star during the Korean War. After an...
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Irene (Kontulis) Walsh

June 27, 1942 - February 5, 2022

WORCESTER- Irene (Kontulis) Walsh, 79, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born in Worcester on June 27, 1942 daughter of Greek immigrants, Alexandra Gogonas and George Kontulis. Irene was raised in Worcester and attended local schools before settling down and starting her family. For 17 years, Irene was employed in the Worcester Public School System...
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Ghazi Mohamed Sleiman

October 10, 1945 - February 5, 2022

On Friday, February 5, 2022, the Sleiman family lost their hero. Worcester-Ghazi Sleiman, 76, passed away peacefully at UMass Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Yassmine Douaihy, his Sister Noel Sleiman Aswad and Nephew Ghassan Aswad and wife Rachelle of Sutton MA; His brother Frank Sleiman and wife Barbara of Kingston MA and Nephew Ali...
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Armando Baez, Jr

February 5, 1992 - February 4, 2022

WORCESTER-Armando Baez, Jr., 29, of Worcester passed away Friday, February 4. He leaves three daughters, Elyzabeth Baez, Rachel Baez and Zanelly Baez; his mother, Daisy (Vega) Baez of Worcester; his father, Armando Baez, Sr., of Worcester, residing in Tuscaloosa, AL; his sister, Natalie Baez of Worcester; his girlfriend, Sierra MacDonald of Worcester; his maternal grandmother, Nereida Rodriguez...
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Richard A. Pierce

May 29, 1942 - February 3, 2022

BOYLSTON-Richard A. "Dick" Pierce, 79, of Boylston passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 3 after a long battle with dementia. He is survived by his childhood sweetheart and loving wife of 57 years, Norma J. (Olson) Pierce. He leaves a son, Todd Pierce and his wife, Mary of Clinton; a daughter, Kim Pierce and her partner, Joe Davis of Marlborough; a sister, Ann Marie Nickerson of Wells...
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Kenneth "Coco" Boucher

January 30, 2022

WEST BOYLSTON- Kenneth J. "Co-Co" Boucher, 58, passed away unexpectedly on January 30, 2022, at his home after being stricken ill. He was born in Clinton on July 22, 1963, a son of Kenneth and Patricia (Frost) Boucher. He was raised in West Boylston and attended local schools where he graduated with the West Boylston High School Class of 1982. He then went on to begin a career as a heavy...
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Eva Louise DelFem

June 25, 1925 - January 29, 2022

WORCESTER-Eva Louise (Cadieux) DelFem, 96, died Saturday, January 29, 2022. She was born in Manhattan, New York City, daughter of William and Anna (Szivac) Cadieux. Eva moved to Worcester and graduated from St. Peter's High School. She worked as a Payroll Clerk for over 31 years at Rexnord Company, retiring in 1982. Eva was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and the First Assembly of...
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Arthur Joseph Goulet

February 10, 1969 - January 25, 2022

Arthur J. Goulet Jr. 52 (A.K.A. AJ, Superman Artie) Worcester- Arthur J Goulet Jr. passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday January 25, 2022. At Mass General Hospital in Boston. Artie was predeceased by his maternal grandparents. Glen Kelsey Sr 1989. His wife Dorothy (Dodge) Kelsey 2000 of N. Uxbridge. His uncle mark Kelsey of RI. Paternal grandparents Amede Goulet 1999 and his wife Ruth (Raciot)...
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Domenico C. Lopardo

March 17, 1923 - January 24, 2022

Domenic Charles Lopardo passed away peacefully the evening of January 24th, 2022 after having spent a quiet day with his daughter by his bedside. He will forever have a place in the memories of those that loved him including his daughter Carol (Lopardo) Blake whom he fondly referred to as his guardian angel and his son-in-law Steven Blake, his son Domenic Lopardo and partner Linda, his...
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Christopher Roy Evasius

May 29, 1967 - January 24, 2022

WORCESTER-Christopher Roy Evasius, 54, of Worcester, passed away peacefully after a lengthy battle with cancer on Monday, January 24, 2022, in his home. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of almost 29 years, Christine M. (Chechile) Evasius. He also leaves his daughter Kathryn T. Evasius and sons, Jared C. Evasius and Private First Class Joseph M. Evasius, also of...
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Janet L. (Brackett) Buck

August 26, 1929 - January 24, 2022

Janet Lucille Brackett, 92, was born in Brockton Hospital to Marie Sophia (Carlquist) and Calvin Lyman Brackett when their vacation to Brandt Rock was prematurely but providentially interrupted. Janet's homecoming was in Oakdale, MA, where she joined an older brother, Calvin "Bud" and an older sister, Ethel. As she was growing up she had a curiosity and affinity for all wildlife,...
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Nhung Vu

September 12, 1943 - January 24, 2022

Nhung Vu, 78, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2022 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Kim Son, Ninh Binh, Vietnam on September 12, 1943 a daughter of the late (Khoan Vu & Teo Vu). She leaves behind her loving husband, Khai Nguyen; her children: Hang Nguyen and family, Thuha Le and family, Hoan Nguyen and family, Thuy Nguyen, Thuy Nguyen and family, Quang Nguyen and...
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Joseph Edward Cavanaugh

December 28, 1955 - January 23, 2022

WEST BOYLSTON/WORCESTER-Joseph E. Cavanaugh, 66 of Worcester, formerly of West Boylston passed away Sunday, January 23 at home. He leaves five siblings Paula A. Grady of Holden; Donald R. Cavanaugh and his husband Taylor E. Stevens of Lake Worth, FL; Mame H. Dowjat of Worcester, Tedi M. Musgrove of Princeton and his twin-sister Colleen M. Triola and her husband Michael of Worcester; many...
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John Robert Anderson

November 1, 1959 - January 23, 2022

MILLBURY-John Robert Anderson, 62, of Millbury (formerly of Auburn), passed away peacefully at his home with his wife and son at his side on January 23, 2022. John was born in Schenectady, NY, November 1, 1959, the son of the late Robert and Dorothy Anderson. John is survived by his wife of 30 years, Donna (Bologna) Anderson and son Robert Francis Anderson, his brother Tom (Kathy...
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Jesus Antonio Colon

January 8, 1951 - January 22, 2022

To view the services live, please visit this link at 5:00pm this evening. _________________________________________________________ WORCESTER-Jesus Antonio Colon, 71, died Saturday, January 22, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Abonitu, Puerto Rico, son of Perfecta V. Colon-Padilla and Vincente Colon-Santiago....
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Brendan Joseph Moriarty

October 5, 1994 - January 21, 2022

WORCESTER-Brendan J. Moriarty, 27, of Worcester lost his battle with addiction on Friday, January 21. He leaves his loving parents, Philip J. and Sharon A. (Hevey) Moriarty; his sister, Rowan K. Moriarty of Boston; his grandfather, Alfred Hevey of Worcester; his Godfather, George Papadinis; aunts and uncles, Eileen and her husband, Steven Sears, Maureen Tamburro, Gregory and his wife, Rita...
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Mary D. Minor-Storms

April 28, 1957 - January 19, 2022

WORCESTER - Mary D. Minor-Storms, 64, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at UMass Hospital in Marlborough. She was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, daughter of the late Vernal and Fannie C. (Minor) Patton and graduated from Doherty High School. She was a longtime member of Second Baptist Church. Mary was predeceased by her husband William Storms and son, Bernard Johnson. She leaves four...
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Rachel T. Bromage

January 19, 2022

Worcester-Rachel T. (DeNitti) Bromage, 94, of Worcester died Wednesday, January 19 in the Beaumont Nursing Center, Westborough. Her husband, Ralph F. Bromage died in 1985. She leaves two children, Edward J. and his wife, Meribeth Bromage of Upton and Ellen and her husband, Daniel O'Leary of Shrewsbury; six grandchildren, Jaimelynn and her husband, Jonathan Briggs of Oxford, Jillian and her...
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