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Obituaries


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Arthur J. Farnsworth

November 11, 2023

Arthur J. Farnsworth, 89, of Holliston, passed away at home surrounded by family on Saturday, November 11, 2023. A lifelong resident of Holliston, he was the son of the late Doris M. (Peterson) and Arthur W. Farnsworth. He was the husband of 30 yea...
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Michael John Ferriero

November 10, 2023

Michael Ferriero, 47, of Hopkinton and Holliston, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 10, 2023. Born in Boston, he was the son of John R. Ferriero of Holliston and the late Mary Lou Ferriero who passed away on October 5th, 2023. Michael mov...

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Randolph Catlin Jr.

November 9, 2023

Dr. Randolph (“Randy”) Catlin, Jr. died peacefully on November 9, 2023, at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, MA.  He was a man of courage and intellect, who led a life characterized by great compassion and genuine humility.  Randy was ...

Richard F. Kelly

November 8, 2023

Richard F. Kelly, 83, of Hopkinton, passed away on November 8, 2023. He was the husband of Beth Kelly. Mr. Kelly's arrangements are being held privately...

Elaine Stanton

November 8, 2023

Elaine Stanton, 72, passed away on November 8, 2023. Arrangements are being held privately and under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home...
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Andre Navez

November 7, 2023

André J. Navez,age 89, Hopkinton, Mass. died on November 7, 2023, at his home.  He is survived by his beloved wife, Christine R. Whittaker, who was a British civil servant and became a lawyer and Episcopal priest after emigrating to the United Sta...

Mary H. Brown

November 6, 2023

Mary H. Brown, 85, of Hopkinton, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2023. Born in Owensboro, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Lillie (Wood) Henry. She was the wife of 61 years to the late George A. Brown. A beloved mother, grandmother, and...

Daniel H. Pittman

November 5, 2023

Daniel Harlow Pittman, 90, of Hopkinton, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2023.  Born in Cookstown, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Amos and Susie (Green) Pittman.  He was married for 30 years to the late Evelyn (Brewster) Pittman who passed ...
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Oskar H. Feldmann

November 3, 2023

Oskar Hans Feldmann (Oski), 94, of Holliston passed away peacefully on Nov. 3 surrounded by family. Born on October 15, 1929 in Zurich, Switzerland, he was the only child of his loving mother Ursula Crivelli Feldmann, and father Oskar Alphons Feldman...

Louisanne Colombel Pannacciulli

October 30, 2023

Louisanne Colombel Pannacciulli, 90, of Holliston passed away in her home with her son and daughter attending on Monday, October 30, 2023. Born in Maroué, Lamballe-Armor, France, she was the youngest daughter of Anne (Douard) Colombel and Louis Colo...

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Wendell Basista

October 21, 2023

Wendell Basista, 88, of Haughton, LA, and Limestone, ME, died unexpectedly on Oct 21, 2023. Mr. Basista is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth (Thompson) Basista, two brothers, Thomas Basista of West Leechburg, PA, and James Basista and wife Patty...

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Benjamin Porter Tomlin

October 18, 2023

Benjamin P. Tomlin, 79, of Hopkinton, passed away at his home after a long illness on Wednesday, October 18, 2023. He was the son of the late Eva (Paul) and George A. Tomlin. He was the beloved husband of 50 years to the late Frances Ann (McGrath) To...

Jack F. Dean

October 17, 2023

Jack Dean, 53, a 26-year resident of Hopkinton passed away peacefully at his home on October 17, 2023, after a short illness.  He was listening to his favorite music and surrounded by his loving family. Born in Malden, MA, Jack was raised in Readin...

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Bernard D. Doherty

October 16, 2023

Bernard D. Doherty, 92, of Harwich, formerly of Holliston, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023, after a brief illness. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Doris R. (Taylor) Doherty and Gerald M. Doherty. He was the beloved husband of 63 ye...

Harvey H. Berman

October 8, 2023

Harvey H. Berman, 85, of Holliston, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2023. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Ruth (Obelsky) and Philip Berman. He was the husband of 54 years to Paulina (Huertas) Berman. Harvey was a graduate of NorthEaster...

Mary Lou Ferriero

October 5, 2023

Mary Lou Ferriero, 74 of Holliston, passed away at her home on Thursday, October 5, 2023. Born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Julia (Cichy) and Albert Bardar. She was the wife of 52 years to John R. Ferrier...

Phyllis Smith

October 3, 2023

Phyllis Smith, 96, a lifelong resident of Hopkinton passed away peacefully on October 3rd, 2023 with family by her side. Born in Framingham on 1/10/1927, she was one of 15 children of the late Ruth (Lougee) and Louis Chouinard of Hopkinton....

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Kenneth Robert Rule

October 1, 2023

Kenneth Robert Rule, 74, of Milford, passed away on October 1, 2023, surrounded by family following a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Ken was born and raised in Queens, New York, the son of the late Elinor (Koehler) and Frank Rule. Ken...
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Barbara M. LeMay

September 27, 2023

Barbara (Sands) LeMay, 97, of Holliston, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at Medway Country Manor. Born in Holbrook, she was the daughter of the late Bessie (Emery) and Max Sands. She was the wife of the late Richard E. LeMay.  Barbara ...

Jacqueline Schortmann

September 26, 2023

Jacqueline "Jackie" (Weber) Schortmann, 93, died on September 26, 2023, at the Timothy Daniels House in Holliston and is survived by her husband Harry and her three children Mark (his wife Kim), David, and Liesel (Lee). She was born on August 21, 19...
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Judith Ann Bernier

September 23, 2023

Judith Ann “Judy”  Bernier, 77, of Holliston, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Mildred (Grelotti) and Vernon Butler. She was the wife of 49 years ...

Kristin A. Drew

September 18, 2023

Kristin A. Drew, 79, of Holliston, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2023. Born in Boston and raised in Squantum, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Ruth (Faulkner) and Martin Swenson. She was the beloved wife of 48 years to James E. ...

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Emory D. Payne

September 13, 2023

Emory Douglas Payne, 74, of Holliston, passed away at the Brockton VA Hospital, after a valiant battle with Glioblastoma. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Pearl (Ames) and Emory Payne. He was the loving husband of 30 years to Jane Ann (...

Marilyn Ann Hughes

September 11, 2023

Marilyn Ann Hughes, cherished wife, mother, and grandmother passed away on Monday, September 11, 2023, after bravely battling a brain aneurysm for 7 years. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Joseph Kenny and Jean Blessinger Kenny. She was born...
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Harry Dracon

September 10, 2023

It is with broken hearts that we share the passing of Harry (Haridimos) Dracon of Holliston, Massachusetts. Harry passed away on September 10, 2023, his 85th birthday, a great loss to all who knew and loved him.  Harry was born on September 10, 193...