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Obituaries

Beth Lavoie

June 19, 2021

Hopkinton- Beth Lavoie passed away peacefully on June 19, 2021, lovingly surrounded by her family at her home of 41 years in Hopkinton, MA. Born on March 2, 1951 in Syracuse, New York, Beth was the first of five children of the late Dolores (Reynold...

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James Patrick Fitzgerald

June 18, 2021

Humarock, MA- James Patrick Fitzgerald Sr., 86, of Humarock and formerly of South Weymouth, MA, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Mary Kate (Sullivan) and Patrick T. Fitzgerald. He was married t...

Gerta Call

June 14, 2021

Holliston- Gerta Call, 87, of Holliston, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021. Born in Saaz, Czechoslovakia,  she was the daughter of the late Elisabeth (Wachet) and Oskar Guschl. She was the devoted wife and companion of 47 years to the late James...

Karen L. Sherman

June 12, 2021

Hopkinton- Karen L. Sherman, 53 of Goochland, Virginia and formerly of Hopkinton, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Shirley (Swain) and Bruce Creswell Sr. She was the former wife of Ralph Sh...

Barbara Anne Holbrook

June 12, 2021

Franklin and formerly Holliston- Barbara (Peters)  Holbrook, 82, of Franklin, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 12, 2021. Born in Holliston, she was the daughter of the late Mabel (Eddy) and Tio Peters. She w...

Pamela Belle Barrett

June 7, 2021

Framingham and formerly Holliston- Pamela Belle Barrett, 59, of Framingham and formerly Holliston, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021 at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham. Born in Norwood, she was the daughter of Linda (Brennan) and Lyman Barr...

Mary L. Fornaciari

June 7, 2021

Natick- Mary L. Fornaciari, 90, of Natick, passed away June 7, 2021. Born in Natick, she was the daughter of the late Josephine (Pierro) and Leonardo Megliola. She was the wife of Gus Fornaciari. Family arrangements are being held privately and are...

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Arthur L. Lane

June 1, 2021

Hopkinton- Arthur L. Lane, 93, of Hopkinton, passed away following a short battle with Covid-19 on Friday, May 8, 2020. Born in Saint Clairsville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Goldie and Christopher Lane. He was the husband of 71 years to Ann ...

Mary E. Bertschmann 

May 30, 2021

Sherborn- Mary Ellen (Hession) Bertschmann passed away peacefully at her home of 50 years in Sherborn, Massachusetts on Sunday, May 30, 2021. She has been surrounded by her loving husband, three sons, three daughters-in-law, and ten grandchildre...

Timothy E. Lynch

May 21, 2021

Hopkinton- Timothy E. Lynch, 59, a longtime resident of Hopkinton, passed away Friday, May 21, 2021, after a long illness. Born in Framingham on September 23, 1961, he was the son of C. Patrick Lynch of Hopkinton and the late Rosemary (Briggs) Lynch...

Martha M. Hesse

May 21, 2021

Hopkinton- Martha “Mythi” M. Hesse, 93, of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, passed away Friday, May 21, 2021. Born and raised on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island, she was the daughter of the late Katharine (Merrill) and William McCormick.  ...

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William F. Conroy

May 21, 2021

Medway- William Conroy, age 79, from Medway passed away on May 21, 2021 after a courageous fight against lung disease. Bill was born in Roxbury on April 4, 1942 to the late Edward and Dorothy Conroy. He was preceded in death by brothers Edward, ...

Doris L. Larnis

May 18, 2021

Holliston- Doris L. Larnis, 95, affectionately known as, “Ducky”, of Framingham and formerly of Holliston, passed away peacefully at home with her daughter by her side on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the lat...

Donald C. Wetherill

May 18, 2021

Sherborn- A 52 year resident of Sherborn, Don Wetherill died on May 18th, at Care Dimensions Hospice in Lincoln after a brief illness. He was 87. Originally from Rocky River, Ohio, he graduated from the University of Dayton. He then joined the Army ...

James A. Porcello

May 10, 2021

Holliston- James A. Porcello, 67, of Holliston and Falmouth, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 10, 2021. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Maryland G. (Maggio) and Albert J. Porcello. He was the beloved husband of 43 years to Catherine...

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James R. Mog

May 7, 2021

Holliston- James R. Mog, 93, of Daytona Beach FL, passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late Eleanor (Hesse) and Harold James Mog. Jim joined the US Navy and served during the Korean conflict from 1950...

John S. Hoyt

May 1, 2021

Holliston- John S. Hoyt, 69, of Holliston, passed away at his home on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Eileen (McGrath) and Stanley Hoyt. He was the husband of 38 years to Marli (Henriques) Hoyt of Hol...

Peter Raymond Landry

April 30, 2021

Holliston- Peter Raymond Landry, 33, of Holliston, passed away Friday, April 30, 2021. Born in Framingham, he was the cherished son of Diane Landry and Craig Landry of Bellingham, formerly of Holliston. Peter graduated from Holliston High School in...

Karen Loftus

April 25, 2021

Holliston- Karen (O’Connell) Loftus, 64, of Holliston, passed away peacefully with her family at her hospital bedside on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Her death was due to complications from neuroendocrine cancer. She was an incredible wife and ...

Isabel Vazquez-Otero

April 25, 2021

Milford- Isabel ”Gudnaria” Vazquez-Otero, 80, of Milford, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at the Timothy Daniels House in Holliston. Born in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, she was one of eleven siblings and was the daughter of the late Gabriella...

Rose Marie Gallagher

April 24, 2021

Holliston- Rose Marie Gallagher, 87, of Holliston, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Born and raised in Watertown, she was the daughter of the late Palmina (Fantasia) and Emilio Parrella. She was the wife of the late Norman Joseph Gallagher....

Goff B. Heavner Jr.

April 23, 2021

On April 23, 2021 Goff B. Heavner, Jr. of Holliston, beloved father of five children, passed away at the age of 92. Goff was born in Philippi, WV on May 19, 1928, to Goff and Lacie (Mick) Heavner.    Goff was pre-deceased by his parents; his fir...

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Stephen D. Casler

April 22, 2021

Professor Emeritus Stephen D Casler, formerly of Hopkinton, MA, passed away April 22, 2021 at Hope Hospice, Bonita Springs, FL.  He was born in Boston, MA,  August 27,1951 to Barbara Casler Coyne and Howard F. Casler. He was predeceased by his fat...

Kathleen Ann Frappier

April 20, 2021

Holliston- Kathleen Ann Frappier, 65, of Holliston and formerly of Buffalo, New York and New Mexico, passed away at her home after a brief illness on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Born and raised in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Beverly (Covi...

Barbara Carey

April 17, 2021

Barbara Brice Carey, age 96, was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on October 23, 1924 to Fred and Irene Brice. She passed away, peacefully, on April 17, 2021 in Hopedale, MA. Barbara grew up in Orono, Maine, and graduated as valedictorian from Oron...