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Obituaries

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John F. (Jack) Hyland

June 15, 2023

John F. (Jack) Hyland, 89, of Holliston, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2023. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Ann G. (Sullivan) Hyland and Arthur R. Hyland. He was the husband of 40 years to the late Gael (Donoghue) Hyland who passed...
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William (Bill) Kelly

June 15, 2023

William “Bill” Kelly, 67, of Holliston, passed away unexpectedly at Tufts Medical Center in Boston on Thursday, June 15, 2023. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Marie (Steeves) and Thomas Kelly. He was married to his beloved wife Lois (C...
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Kathryn L. Hamilton

June 12, 2023

Kathryn Louise Hamilton, 77, of Hopkinton,  passed away on June 12, 2023, after a brief illness. The daughter of George and Charlotte (Lane) Fargo, Kay was born March 13, 1946. She grew up in Hopkinton, along with her brothers George, Jr. (Joc) and...

Joanne K. Fitzgerald

June 10, 2023

Joanne K. Fitzgerald, 70, of Holliston, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, June 10, 2023. Raised in Reading, MA, she was the daughter of the late Laurel (Hanson) and John Keith. She was the beloved wife of 46 years to Paul...

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Leonard Joseph Main

June 8, 2023

Leonard J. Main of Hopkinton, MA passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at his home, after a brief illness, with his family by his side. He was born in Brighton on May 12, 1938, to Leonard F. and Catherine G. (Sherman) Main. He graduated from Lowell...
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Robert Lewis Giarla

June 8, 2023

Robert Lewis Giarla "Bob" previously of Holliston, died peacefully surrounded by family on March 6, 2023. Born in Dorchester in 1941, the eldest son of the late Robert and Dorothy Giarla. He grew up in Nahant and moved to Holliston in 1977 up until 7...

George Small Franklin III

June 7, 2023

George S. Franklin III, 71, of Hopkinton, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Helena (Edgell) and George S. Franklin Jr.  Mr. Franklin's obituary is pending at this time.  Private ...
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Karl Leonard Sparre

June 6, 2023

Karl Leonard Sparre, 67, of Southborough, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, surrounded by his family who loved him dearly. Born in Kinston, North Carolina, he was the devoted son of Madeline (Rich) and Robert Hicks Sparre.  Karl wa...

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Ronald A. Sjostedt

June 6, 2023

Ronald A. Sjostedt, 76, of Holliston, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. Born in Waltham, he was the son of the late Viola (Jacobson) and Arthur Sjostedt. He was the husband of 47 years to Patricia (Coughlin) Sjostedt of Holliston.   Ronald p...

Matthew R. Lindi

June 5, 2023

Matthew R. Lindi, 65, of Hopkinton, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2023. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Pauline (Gustafson) and Richard Lindi. He was the husband of Ryta (Marchant) Lindi of Hopkinton. Matthew was raised in Upton and l...

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Raymond Ward Abbott

June 3, 2023

Raymond Ward Abbott, 93, of Northborough, formerly of Framingham, passed away peacefully June 3, 2023.  Born in Brooklyn, NY to Ward and Alexandra (Abisamra) Abbott.   He grew up in Worcester, MA where he graduated from Classical High School.  ...

Edward Michael Laws

June 2, 2023

Edward Michael Laws, 80, of Milford and formerly of Hopkinton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 1, 2023.  Born in South Boston, Edward was the son of the late Bernice (Wachack) and George Laws. He was the husband of 49 years to Linda (Eberso...
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Judith Ann McCommis

June 2, 2023

Judith Ann McCommis, 80, of Bellingham and a former longtime resident of Hopkinton, passed away at Milford Regional Hospital on Friday, June 2, 2023. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Esther (Hoey) and Phillip McRobert. Judith wa...
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Melinda Rae Blood

May 31, 2023

Melinda Rae Blood, 58, of Holliston, passed away at her home on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of Donald Blood of Holliston and the late Geneva (McCleod) Blood. She is survived by her two daughters, Kimberly Leco of...

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Alfred Francis Bonazzoli Jr.

May 26, 2023

Alfred “Fred” Francis Bonazzoli Jr., age 95, passed away peacefully at his Hopkinton, MA home on May 26, 2023. He was born on June 15, 1927 in Sudbury, MA to Alfred F. Bonazzoli Sr. and Ida (Menegola Bellisario). He was the husband of the late Ca...
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Susan M. Warren

May 25, 2023

Susan M. Warren April 30, 1951 – May 25, 2023 Susan Hester Warren, 72, of Holliston, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2023.  Raised in Wellesley, she was the daughter of the late Eleanor and John Hester Sr.  She was the loving wife of the late...
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Angela R. Tamba

May 25, 2023

Angela R. Tamba, 76, of Hopkinton, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Mass General Hospital in Boston. Born in the Philippines, she was the daughter of the late Felisa (Bacomo) and Lucio Rodriguez. She was the wife of 39 years to the late Feli...

Paul S. Evans

May 23, 2023

Paul Stewart Evans, 84, of Providence, Rhode Island and formerly of Johnston, Rhode Island and Holliston, MA passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. Born in Quincy, MA, he was the son of the late Frieda (Seifert) and Harold D. Evans.  He was the husba...

Vera Korkmaz

May 23, 2023

Vera Korkmaz, 73, of Stow, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Emerson Hospital. Born in Šoštanj, Slovenia, she was the daughter of the late Vera (Jablansek) and Alojz Javornik. Vera was a brilliant woman who spoke five languages, l...

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Francis R. Pannacciulli

May 17, 2023

Francis R. Pannacciulli, 89, of Holliston, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 with his family surrounding him. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Anna (Di’Leo) and Anthony Pannacciulli. He was the devoted husband of 66 ...

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Harry M. Hamilton

May 17, 2023

Harry McGregor Hamilton (78) passed away on May 17, 2023, after a brief illness. The son of Douglas and Ruth (Parmenter) Hamilton, Harry was born October 22, 1944. He grew up in Hopkinton, MA along with his older brother, Charlie (or Chuck).  A 19...
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Ginette H. Beatrice

May 17, 2023

In Loving Memory of Ginette H. Beatrice (1949-2023) With heavy hearts, we mourn the loss of Ginette H. Beatrice, a cherished soul who touched the lives of all who had the privilege of knowing her. On May 17, 2023, in Holliston, the world lost a rema...
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Anke Geurtsen

May 15, 2023

Holliston  -   Anke Geurtsen of Holliston passed away on May 15, 2023 at the age of 91.  Born in Baarn, The Netherlands, she met her future husband, Frits Geurtsen in nearby Bussum and they were married there in 1952.  They had four children,...

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John Peter Cocchiarella

May 13, 2023

Dr. John P. Cocchiarella of Holliston, MA entered into eternal life surrounded by loved ones on Saturday May 13, 2023 at age 84.   John was born on January 13, 1939, the beloved son of John and Jennie (Ruscitti) Cocchiarella in Milford, MA. After ...
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Rosalie Ann Sheldon

April 29, 2023

Rosalie Ann Sheldon, 83, of Franklin and formerly of Holliston, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Medway Country Manor. Born in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late Ida (Cavatorta) and Frank Fiorvanti. She was the wife of 38 years ...