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Obituaries

Richard Diehl, 94

Richard Diehl, 94

Richard “Dick” Diehl, 94, of Westborough passed away May 8 at the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester. Richard was predeceased by his beloved wife, Connie (Fallon) Diehl. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, on July 21, 1927, he was the son of the late Philip and...

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Jane Rathburn, 93

Jane Rathburn, 93

Jane von Bauer Rathburn, 93, of Hopkinton passed away at her home on May 5. Born in East Brookfield, she was the daughter of the late Ellen (Ellstrom) and Waldo Simpson. She was the wife of 51 years to the late Harold Rathburn. Jane enjoyed doing cryptograms, solving...

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Claire Donnelly, 84

Claire Donnelly, 84

Claire M. Donnelly (Murphy), 84, of Hopkinton passed away April 25 after a short period of declining health. She was the daughter of the late William and Catherine (Loughman) Murphy and wife of the late Merlin Joseph Donnelly, who died in 1996. Claire worked for...

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Sharon Sannicandro, 81

Sharon Sannicandro, 81

Sharon M. Sannicandro, a longtime resident of Northborough, passed away peacefully in her home in the early morning hours of April 24. She was 81 years old. Sharon was born in Milford and raised in Hopkinton, one of six children to the late Kenneth and Lois (Philpot)...

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Barbara Kimball, 94

Barbara Kimball, 94

Barbara Kimball, 94, of Hopkinton died comfortably at home in hospice, in the care of her family, just as she wanted. Born in Wellesley to the late Leroy and Anna Siebert, Barbara was determined to live her life her way. She took up flying when her father told her she...

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Christo Mastrogianis, 86

Christo Mastrogianis, 86

Christo “Papou” H. Mastrogianis, 86, of Hopkinton passed away at his home April 25. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Mary (Caracostas) and Hercules Mastrogianis. Christo took pleasure in gardening, movie nights with his Davis Road neighbors and discussing...

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Tammy Sullivan, 58

Tammy Sullivan, 58

Tammy A. Sullivan of Waltham died April 16 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was 58 years old. Born in Framingham on Oct. 2, 1963, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Patricia (Lowd) Sullivan. A graduate of Framingham High School, she had worked for various...

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Skip Hayward, 88

Skip Hayward, 88

Francis Edward “Skip” Hayward, 88, died April 16 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Jean (McSweeney) Hayward, to whom he was married for 67 years. Born in Hopkinton, he was the son of the late Francis “Doc” and Virginia (Fecteau) Hayward. He...

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Richard Diehl, 94

Carol Kaminsky, 81

Carol Ann (Luukko) Kaminsky, 81, of Hopkinton passed April 16 at Milford Regional Medical Center. Carol was the middle daughter of the late Edward and Helen Luukko. She lived in Westborough until her marriage to Frank Kaminsky on Sept. 20, 1958. They were residents of...

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Dorothea Pecora, 90

Dorothea Pecora, 90

Dorothea A. (Moran) Pecora, 90, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully on April 10 at St. Vincent Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Dorothea was born in Haverhill, New Hampshire, a daughter of the late Edward P. and Avis (Mills) Moran. She grew up in Hopkinton,...

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Anita Mauro, 78

Anita Mauro, 78

Anita Louise Mauro (Masciarelli), 78, died at her summer home in Dennis on March 31 with her family by her side. She was married to William J. Mauro Jr., former mayor of Marlboro (1998-2003), for 56 years. She leaves behind her three daughters, Elizabeth McPherson of...

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Elise Clark, 84

Elise Clark, 84

As the eldest of six children, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, it’s my privilege to summarize the long and inspiring life of my mother, Elise Clark, who passed on March 27 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by family and embraced in love. She was...

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Robert Geneseo, 74

Robert Geneseo, 74

Robert L. “Bob” Geneseo died March 31, following a period of declining health from ALS. He was the husband of the late Karen J. Geneseo, who passed away in 2002. Born Dec. 9, 1947, in Framingham and raised in Ashland, he was the son of the late Eleanor (Roverano)...

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Susan Anderson, 96

Susan Anderson, 96

Susan Anderson, 96, formerly of Waitsfield, Vermont, and Hopkinton, died March 29 at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. The wife of the late Louis Anderson (2017), Susan was born in Worcester, the daughter of Rocco and Maria (Carlamagno) Orrico, who emigrated to...

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Gary Gassett, 71

Gary Gassett, 71

Gary Alan Gassett, 71, of Hopkinton passed away at Milford Regional Medical Center on March 25. Born in Natick, he was the son of the late Helen (Parker) and John Gassett. He was the husband of the late Cindy Ann (Wood) Gassett. A lifelong Hopkinton resident, Gary was...

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Agustina Gonzalez, 79

Agustina Gonzalez, 79

Agustina Gonzalez, 79, died March 24 at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham after a brief illness. She was the wife of Luis Gonzalez, who died March 11. They were married for 61 years. She worked for many years as a lunch lady in Hopkinton schools. She is survived...

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Robert Hamilton, 77

Robert Hamilton, 77

Robert James Hamilton, 77, of Moultonborough, New Hampshire, passed away on March 19 after a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband of Sheila Hamilton, and was raised in Hopkinton by the late William and Evelyn Hamilton. Robert, better known as Bob,...

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Marcel Remillard, 72

Marcel Remillard, 72

Marcel L. Remillard, 72, a longtime resident of Westborough, formerly of Millville, passed away peacefully at home, with loved ones by his side, on March 16. He leaves his wife of 35 years, Karen (Pachico), son James and fiancée Diane Wright, son Thomas, son Andrew...

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Mark Lumbra, 73

Mark Lumbra, 73

Mark Albert Lumbra, 73, of Southbridge and formerly of Hopkinton, passed away after a brief illness at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. Born in St. Albans City, Vermont, he was the son of the late Doris (Wright) and Leonard Lumbra. Mark was a retired corporal in the...

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Edward Downey, 91

Edward Downey, 91

Edward J. Downey of Framingham and Naples, Florida, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on March 10. He was 91. The son of John and Bertha (Neubert) Downey, Ed grew up in Waterbury, Connecticut. He graduated from Crosby High School and...

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