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Obituaries


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John David Nelson

June 10, 2019

Holliston- John David Nelson, 84, of Holliston, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. Born in Everett, he was the son of the late Ann (Hennebry) and Herbert Nelson. He was the husband of 61 years to the l

Thomas Michael Burns

June 8, 2019

Bellingham and formerly Holliston- Thomas Michael Burns, 60, of Bellingham and a former longtime resident of Holliston, passed away of a sudden heart attack on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Thomas F. Burns, w

Jessie Claire Larter

June 6, 2019

Hopkinton- Jessie Claire Larter, 93, of Hopkinton, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Golden Pond Assisted Living in Hopkinton. Born in East Brookfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Ellen (Elstrom) and Waldo W. Simpson. She was the wife o

Betty L. D'Elia

June 3, 2019

Framingham- Betty L. D’Elia, 91, of Framingham, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, surround by loved ones, at her daughter’s home in Holliston. Born in Rockingham, NC, she was the daughter of the late Dora (Capel) and William Thomas Baldwin. She

Mary Catherine Perry

May 29, 2019

Holliston- Mary Catherine (Shea) Perry of Holliston, Massachusetts died peacefully at her Fiske Street home on May 29, 2019 after a long illness. She was surrounded by her family and her German Shepherd dog, Yambo at the time of her death. Mrs. Perr

Ernest Lawrence Nichols

May 27, 2019

Holliston- Ernest L. Nichols Jr., 88, of Holliston, passed away after prolonged complications due to heart failure early Monday morning May 27, 2019. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Gladys (Newton) and Ernest L. Nichols. He was the hu

Michael David Thompson

May 19, 2019

Holliston- Michael Thompson, M.D., 57, of Holliston, passed away May 19, 2019 at the Elizabeth Evarts de Rham Hospice Home in Cambridge. Born in Toronto, Canada, he was the son of Lynn (Armstrong) Thompson of Holliston, and the late Samuel John Thom

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William A. Dark

May 17, 2019

Holliston- William A. (Bill) Dark passed away peacefully on May 17th, 2019. He was 85 years old. Bill was a resident of Edgewater, FL at the time of his passing. Bill was born in Seneca Falls, NY and was the son of Lorna (Ferry) and Chester O. Dark.

Michael Connolly

May 14, 2019

Michael Connolly, 67, born in Framingham, passed away May 14, 2019. A private family burial will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Milford. Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.

Walker Anderson

May 11, 2019

Holliston- Walker Anderson VI, 60, of Holliston, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 11, 2019. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in Rockville and Severna Park, Maryland, he was the son of the late Jane (Silliman) and Walker Anderson V. He

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Edward F. Bell

May 9, 2019

Hopkinton- Edward Frank Bell, 95, of Hopkinton, MA and formerly of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Born in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Maria (D’Andrea) and Michael A. Bell. He w

Jane L. Sullivan

May 8, 2019

Franklin- Jane L. Sullivan, 87, of Franklin and formerly of Middleboro and Cotuit, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Born in Westfield, she was the daughter of the late Mary J. (Ronan) and Wilfred LaForge. She was the wife of 52 years to the l

Jeanne Marguerite Hedberg

May 8, 2019

Holliston, MA- Jeanne Marguerite Hedberg, 89, of Cherryfield, ME and a former lifelong resident of Holliston, MA died peacefully surrounded by family on May 8, 2019.  Born in Webster, MA, she was the daughter of the late Ros

Claudette J. Edwards

May 7, 2019

Holliston- Claudette J. (Springer) Edwards, 78, of Holliston, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Countryside Healthcare in Milford. Born in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Beatrice (Yokel) and Manuel M. Grillo. As a travel agent,

Ada M. Diani

May 5, 2019

Holliston- Ada M. Diani, 98, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, May 5th with her loving family by her bedside. Born in Meduno, Udine, Italy, she made the journey to America as an infant, where her parents settled in Milford, (Braggville)

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Elwin H. Peterson

May 5, 2019

Worcester- Elwin “Pete” Peterson, 88, formerly of Worcester, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. Born in Maine, he was the son of the late Anna (Sandgren) and Roland Peterson. He was the husband of 64 years to F

Mary McKinnon

May 3, 2019

Holliston- Mary (Foley) McKinnon, 79 of Holliston, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019. She shared 54 years of marriage with her husband, John McKinnon and had been a resident of Holliston for 52 years. Daughter of the late Mary (Mahoney) and Martin Fol

Dexter C. Silva

April 30, 2019

Hopkinton- Dexter C. Silva 78, of Hopkinton, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to Susan Silva of Hopkinton. Dexter retired as an Executive at Verizon. Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Step

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Robert V. Carboni

April 27, 2019

Holliston- Robert V. Carboni, 84, of Holliston passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 27, 2019. He was born in Milford and was the son of the late Alfred and Mary (Tavano) Carboni. He was the husband of 61 years to his beloved, Charlotte (Nordstr

Nancy Dyer

April 27, 2019

Framingham- Nancy A. Dyer, 84, of Framingham, passed away after a lengthy illness on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Miriam Hanscom and Leslie Swain. She was the wife of the late Samuel Dyer. Nancy enjoyed

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William George Reed

April 24, 2019

Holliston- William George Reed, 66, of Holliston, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Born in Newton, he was the son of the late Margaret (Mannette) and Thomas A. Reed. He was the husband of 46 years to Sharon A. (Hart) Reed of Holliston. Bill w

Yolanda Mannello

April 23, 2019

Yolanda Mannello Born: June 19, 1923 Manhattan, NY Died: April 23, 2019 Holliston, MA Age: 95 Yolanda Santgiacomo was the last born of nine children (eight girls and one boy) to Domenico and Giovanna Santgiacomo in Manhattan, New York on June 1

Patricia Cotton

April 21, 2019

Keene, NH and formerly Holliston- Patricia May Cotton, 91, of Keene, New Hampshire and formerly of Holliston, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019. Born in West Springfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Alice (Fitchett) and Peter Smith. She wa

Edward A. McDonald

April 18, 2019

Upton and formerly Holliston- Edward Angus McDonald, 69, of Upton and a former longtime Holliston resident, passed away at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Thursday, April 18, 2019, after a long and arduous battle with leukemia. Born in Newton, he

Margaret Ann George

April 18, 2019

Holliston –  Margaret Ann George, 77, daughter of the late Margaret E. (Sullivan) George and Edgar L. George, loving sister of William H. George, passed away on April 18, 2019. Margaret Ann was born in Boston on March 8, 1942. Diagnosed