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James Fitzgerald, 86

James Fitzgerald, 86

James Patrick Fitzgerald Sr., 86, of Humarock and formerly of South Weymouth, passed away on March 24. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Mary Kate (Sullivan) and Patrick T. Fitzgerald. He was married to the late Ellen (Kilroy) Fitzgerald. Jim grew up in...

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James Rice, 86

James Rice, 86

It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of James Joseph Rice Jr. on March 25. Jim was the beloved husband of Bonnie (Barber) Rice for 57 years. He was the father of James Joseph Rice III of Hartford, Daniel Rice of Miami, and Kathleen (Rice) Fraser and...

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Lydia Medal, 92

Lydia Medal, 92

Lydia Medal, 92, of Franklin and a former longtime resident of Milford, passed away on March 26 at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Jose “Cheo” Perez Silva, who died on March 16, 2008. Mrs. Medal was born Sept. 16, 1928, in Mayaguez,...

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Evelyn DeBenedetto, 90

Evelyn DeBenedetto, 90

Evelyn “Effie” (Chalapatas) DeBenedetto, a longtime Melrose resident, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on March 20 at age 90. Evelyn was born in Boston on Aug. 30, 1930, the only daughter of four children to Greek immigrants, George and Diana...

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George Bailey, 82

George Bailey, 82

George R. Bailey, D.D.S., 82, a retired Framingham dentist, passed away peacefully at his home in Upton surrounded by family on March 19. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Wendy (Griffin) Bailey, their children: Melissa Abate and husband Mark of...

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Robert Bierig, 89

Robert Bierig, 89

Robert W. Bierig, loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle, passed away March 13 at his Hopkinton home, surrounded by his loving family, after an extended illness. Bob was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Alma, New York, to Ruth Crawford of Dorset, Ohio. He grew up in Erie,...

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Derek Dempsey, 36

Derek Dempsey, 36

Derek Holden Dempsey, 36, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, and formerly of Hopkinton, passed away March 15 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Worcester and raised in Hopkinton, he was the beloved son of Jennifer Ann Holden and her partner, Richard Schnitzlein, of...

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Charles Clifford, 92

Charles Clifford, 92

Charles A. Clifford of Foxboro, formerly of Falmouth and Watertown, died on March 12. He was the husband of Joan L. (Keenan) Clifford, who predeceased him in 2018. They were married for 65 years. Charlie and Joan raised their family in Belmont, Watertown and Falmouth...

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Charles Campbell, 73

Charles Campbell, 73

Charles E. Campbell III, 73 of Hopkinton and formerly of Holliston, passed away unexpectedly on March 3. Charles (Chuck) was born on Aug. 8, 1947, in Berlin, Germany, son of Charles E. Campbell Jr. and Marion Doyle Campbell. Chuck leaves behind his beloved wife of 47...

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Rudy Aarden, 88

Rudy Aarden, 88

Rudy Aarden, a longtime resident of Ashland, passed away at age 88 on Feb. 12 at home with his wife by his side. Rudy was born on July 20, 1932, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to Elisabeth (Dekoning) Aarden and Gerard Aarden. Rudy served in the Dutch Navy/Air Force...

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James Allen, 78

James Allen, 78

James G. Allen Jr., 78, of Morrill, Maine, and formerly of Leicester, died peacefully with family by his side in his home on Feb. 21. He leaves his wife of 54 years, Constance “Connie” M. (Morin) Allen, his children, Christine Allen and her spouse, Raye Dene, of...

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Charles Parker, 101

Charles Parker, 101

Dr. Charles Osgood Parker of Harwich died Feb. 10 after living a healthy and productive 101 years. He lived in his home overlooking Long Pond, with his beloved wife of 75 years, Loraine Whiteford Parker. Charles was born in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn on Nov. 11,...

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Margaret Golden, 90

Margaret Golden, 90

Margaret (Peggy) Golden, 90, of Holliston and formerly of Cheshire, Connecticut, passed into eternal life on Feb. 18 after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Thomas Vincent Golden, whom she married in 1955. Peggy was born in Marion, Connecticut, on Feb. 14,...

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Eleanor Dumais, 94

Eleanor Dumais, 94

Eleanor Katherine Dumais, 94, of Marlborough and formerly Hopkinton, passed away Feb. 12 at Marlborough Hills. Born in Newport, Vermont, she was the youngest daughter of the late Kate (Chaffee) and John Lunna. She was the wife of the late Emile L. Dumais, whom she...

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Ruth Richman, 69

Ruth Richman, 69

Ruth Mason Richman, late of Brookline, passed away Feb. 15 after a short illness at her home in Deerfield Beach, Florida, with her beloved husband, Marty, at her side. Ruth was the loving stepmother of Joshua Richman and his wife, Kelly, of Larkspur, California, and...

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Maria Pinto, 101

Maria Pinto, 101

Maria Goncalves (Costa) Pinto, 101, of Milford passed away peacefully surrounded by her immediate family on Feb. 15. She was the wife of her predeceased husband, Antonio T. Pinto. Maria was born in Donões Montalegre, Portugal, on Nov. 11, 1919, the daughter of the...

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Norman Shachoy

Norman Shachoy

Norman J. Shachoy of Mattapoisett died peacefully in his home surrounded by family on Feb. 7. His life was filled with his great loves — his wife and family, his work and the sea. Norm and Maryellen (Sullivan) met as teenagers in Mattapoisett and recently celebrated...

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Charles DeWaele, 92

Charles DeWaele, 92

Charles F. DeWaele, 92, died Feb. 8. He was the husband of Carol A (Buthray) DeWaele, to whom he was married for 66 years. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Callanan) DeWaele. He was a graduate of North High School in Worcester and...

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Marie Creedon, 95

Marie Creedon, 95

Marie T. Creedon (Kelley), 95, of Milford died comfortably and peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Feb. 7. She was the devoted wife of 34 years to the late Richard J. Creedon. Born Dec. 7, 1925, in Natick, the daughter of the late Leon E. and Agnes...

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Richard Brault, 95

Richard Brault, 95

Richard R. Brault, 95, a Hopkinton veteran who served in the battles of Okinawa, Tinian and Saipan, died peacefully on Feb. 6. He was born in New Bedford, the son of the late Dr. Norbert R. and Florence (Chartrand) Brault. After his junior year of high school, Richard...

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