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Obituaries

Sophia V. Dowling

May 2, 2018

Holliston- Sophia V. Dowling, 78, of Holliston, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Born in New York City, New York, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Iliakis) and George Callaizakis. She was the wife of the late James Henry Dowling Jr. Th

Marion A. Valpey

May 2, 2018

Holliston- Marion A. Valpey, 83, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Born in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Marion I. (Smith) and Albert B. Rich. Marion was a longtime resident of Holliston, moved to Eastham in 2003 and resided at The Wi

Michael Joseph Bickford

April 29, 2018

Holliston- Michael Joseph Bickford, 60, of Holliston, MA and Waitsfield, VT, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Born in Schenectady, NY, he was the son of Eleanor (Ricker) O’Donnell and her husband Al O'Donnell of Nobleboro, ME, a

Linda Lee Bell

April 29, 2018

Holliston- Linda Lee Bell, 74, of Holliston, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Lillian (Lloyd) and Lawrence Waters. She was the beloved wife of Robert P. Bell Jr.

Ann D. McCobb

April 26, 2018

Hopkinton formerly Holliston- Ann D. McCobb, 74, of Hopkinton and formerly Holliston, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018, following a brief illness. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Margaret M. (Gilroy) and Wilfred J. Hubert. She

John Paul McDonald

April 26, 2018

John “Jack” McDonald III, 62 years old of Plainville, MA passed away comfortably at home with his family by his side. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of Pauline (West) and John P. McDonald II. Jack grew up in Holliston where he met and married hi

Ann Erskine

April 24, 2018

Holliston- Ann Erskine, 78, of Holliston, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough. Born in Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Isabella (McDonough) and William Geddes. She was the wife of t

Barbara M. Adams

April 24, 2018

Holliston- Barbara May (Snow) Adams, 81, of Holliston, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Born in Medford, she was the daughter of the late Marjorie L. (Taylor) and Everett L. Snow. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Adams. Barbara was a 195

Robert A. Cox

April 21, 2018

Holliston- Robert “Arnold” Cox, 88, of Holliston passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018. Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of the late Florence M. (Turner) and John E. Cox. He was the husband of the late Elinor M. (Gray) Cox. Robert was a g

Alan Humphrey

April 17, 2018

Holliston- Alan Humphrey, 96, of Holliston, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Born in England, he was the son of Winifred and Sidney Humphrey. He was the husband of the late Eileen (Frost) Humphrey. A Holliston resident since 1957, Alan was reti

John H. Frazier

April 15, 2018

Holliston- John H. Frazier, 89, of Holliston, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018. Born in Winchendon, he was the son of the late Lottie (Shaler) and Robert Frazier.  He was the husband of the late Betty (Alden) Frazier. A longtime resident o

Beverly A. Collari

April 14, 2018

Ashland- Beverly A. Collari, 73, of Ashland, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Ellen (Castelli) and Roland Boudreau. Beverly was a great cook and enjoyed reading novels and relaxing in th

Linda Wright

April 13, 2018

Hopkinton- Linda E. Wright, 65, of New Hampshire, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Pleasant View Center in Concord, New Hampshire. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Joan (Evans) Wright. Linda attended Colby-S

Ray G. Yarashus

April 10, 2018

Hopkinton-Holliston- Ray G. Yarashus, 77, of Hopkinton and Holliston, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, due to congestive heart failure and kidney failure he experienced as complications of diabetes . Born in St. Clair,

Cindy A. Chesmore

April 9, 2018

Hopkinton- Cynthia Ann Chesmore, 68, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at the Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham, as a result of COPD. Born in New Haven, CT, she was the daughter of the late Helen (Rafferty) and Armand P. Castigl

Shirley Ann Krebs

April 7, 2018

Shirley Ann (Scott) Krebs, 81, of Holiday, FL,  passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Born in Newton, Ma, She was the daughter of the late Mildred May (Gilkes) and Charles Fred Scott. She was an assembler for Dennison Mfg. from the mid 1960’

Daniel Lawson

April 6, 2018

Dan Lawson - 1958 - 2018 Imagine a summer sunset, shining bright til the moment it dips below the horizon. That was Dan Lawson. Smart, funny, caring and cantankerous. It was a potent mix. Dan was born in 1958 in Summerville, Nova Scotia, the younge

Douglas B. Cook

March 25, 2018

Hopkinton- Douglas B. Cook, 54, of Hopkinton, MA passed away suddenly on March 25, 2018. He leaves behind his beloved family, wife Diane Stelfox Cook of Hopkinton, children, Noelle Cook, Peter Cook, and Katherine Cook of Mendon, Matthew Doyle 

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John M. Eaton

March 24, 2018

Upton- John M. Eaton, 60, of Upton, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Helen (Kenney) and Charles Eaton. A graduate of Keefe Tech in Framingham, John was a proud Army Veteran. He had worked as a Mas

Craig C. Griffiths

March 19, 2018

Blackstone- Craig C. Griffiths, 61, of Blackstone and formerly of Holliston, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Leominster Hospital. Born in Albertston, NY, he was the son of William S. Griffiths and Dorothy J. (Palmer) of New Lon

James A. Cyphers

March 16, 2018

Holliston- James Austin Cyphers, 79, died peacefully at home with his family by his side. Born in Buffalo N.Y., he was the son of the late Faye(Corwin) and Norman J. Cyphers.  He was the husband of nearly 50 years to Ruth (Galbraith) Cyphers. Jim

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Maurice L. Connors Jr.

March 8, 2018

Holliston- Maurice L. Connors Jr, 74, of Holliston, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at his home. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Agnes (Shanley) and Maurice L. Connors Sr. He was the husband of 51 years to Mary Frances (Th

Claire P. Burroughs

March 6, 2018

Holliston- Claire P. Burroughs, 83, of Holliston, passed away Tuesday March 6th at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. Born in Newton, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Cornoni) and Norman Drugan. She was the wife of the late Richard Burroughs

Claire M. Lockhart

March 3, 2018

Holliston- Claire M. Lockhart, 93, of Holliston, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. Born in Newark, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Clara (Dunhauser) Curtis and Dwight Calaway. She was the wife of the late Lester R. Lockhart. Claire is s

Beth S. Dupuy

February 26, 2018

Holliston- Beth S. Dupuy, 65, formerly of Holliston, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Timothy Daniels House in Holliston. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Emily E. (Peterson) and Lester C. Potter. She was the wife