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Obituaries

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Paul S. DePhillips

February 7, 2023

Paul S. DePhillips, 83, passed away on February 7, 2023. Born in Flushing, New York, he was the son of the late Rose (Marino) and Andrew DePhillips. He was the husband of 56 years to Rosemary (Regan) DePhillips.  Paul grew up in Queens, New York. A...
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Nancy Jean Handlin

February 6, 2023

Nancy Jean Handlin, 75, of Ashland, MA, formerly of New Jersey, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2023, after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Helen (Chapman) and James Matthews. She was the...
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Caroline N. Dennison

February 6, 2023

Caroline Dennison, 92, of Holliston, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2023. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Angero (Diamond) and Nicholas Rumbos. She was the wife of 72 years to Ernest Dennison. Caroline was proud of her Greek Ort...

Roy Wetherby

February 4, 2023

Wendell “Roy” Wetherby, 84, of Milford and formerly of Hopkinton, passed away at the Blaire House in Milford on Saturday, February 4, 2023. Born in Montgomery, Vermont, he was the son of the late Pearl (Bressette) and Homer Wetherby. He was the h...
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Linda Joan Turcotte

February 4, 2023

Linda Joan (Kerr) Turcotte passed away on February 4, 2023 at the age of 72. Linda was born in 1950 in Feeding Hills, MA to the late Arthur and Anne Kerr. She graduated from Framingham State College with a degree in English in 1971. Linda sent letter...
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Thomas I. Spinks

February 1, 2023

Thomas I. (Tippy) Spinks, 73, of Hopkinton and North Conway, New Hampshire, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, after a 5 year battle with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou-Gehrig’s disease). Born in...

Maimu Haan

January 31, 2023

Maimu Haan, 97, of Holliston, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2023 in Summerville, SC; surrounded by family. Born in Urvaste, Estonia on May 1, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Liine (Turk) and Kornelius Kivimaa. She was the wife of the l...
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Garrett W. Niland

January 28, 2023

Garrett William Niland, 68, of Ashland and formerly Hopkinton, passed away peacefully at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham surrounded by his loving family. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Nancy (Norton) and George Niland. He was the b...

Robert S.H. Lim

January 27, 2023

Robert Lim, 86, of Towaco, NJ, and recently of Hopkinton, MA, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, January 27, 2023. Born in Fujian, China, he was the son of the late Kiok Siang Ko and Ah Hok Lim. He was married to the love of his l...

Salvatore Meli

January 26, 2023

Salvatore Meli, 88, of Milford and formerly a longtime resident of East Boston, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Born in Sicily, Italy, he was the son of the late Maria (Agro) and Carmelo Meli. Salvatore worked at Polaroid in Waltham for 3...
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Merilyn G. Thompson

January 26, 2023

Merilyn G. Thompson, 87, of Medway and formerly of Millis and Holliston, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Merilyn was born in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Ada (Cooley) and Joseph Gallagher. She was the compan...
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Joseph E. Minihan

January 26, 2023

Joseph Edmund Minihan, Jr., 64, of Falmouth and a former longtime resident of Holliston, passed away peacefully on January 26th at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born ...

Manuel R. Correia Jr.

January 23, 2023

Manuel R. Correia Jr. 83, of Framingham, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023. Born in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores, he was the son of the late DioLinda (Ruides) Rego and Manuel dos Santos Correia. He lived in Bermuda from the time he was nin...
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Pearl Rich

January 21, 2023

Pearl (Bunny) Roissing Rich died January 21,2023 at her home in Framingham, MA. She was born nearly 103 years prior, to Peter and Alice Roissing of Needham, MA. She grew up on the family farm with her brother and six sisters. She married her high sch...

John W. Whistler

January 19, 2023

During the holiday season of 2022, John W. Whistler of Hopkinton, Massachusetts passed away at his home at the age of 74.  John was born in Denver, Colorado on August 18, 1948, to Dr. Carl and Marsha Whistler. John graduated from East Denver High S...
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Matthew Francis Damigella

January 14, 2023

Matthew Francis Damigella, 48, of Kittery Point, Maine, and formerly of Holliston, passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Born in Framingham, he was the son of Caroll (Intinarelli) and Carl Damigella. Matt was playful, magne...

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Robert H. Mann

January 13, 2023

Robert H. Mann, 93, of Framingham and formerly of Holliston passed away on Friday, January 13, 2023. Born in Dover, MA, he was the son of the late Madeline (Leser) and James Mann. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to the late Romany (Richmond) M...

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Walter L. Deegan

January 13, 2023

Walter Deegan, 89, of Hopkinton, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2023. Born in Somerville, MA on March 3, 1933, he was the son of the late Margaret (Mahoney) Deegan and Walter L.Deegan Sr. He was the beloved husband of 46 years to Cheryl (Sch...
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Laurie Shannon-Peaslee

January 11, 2023

In Loving Memory with teary eyes and broken hearts, we sadly announce that Laurie Ann Shannon-Peaslee, 63, of Westborough, died unexpectedly on January 11, 2023, at Umass Medical Center, as a result of complications during her courageous fight with c...

Dr. Jens Nicolai Friis Touborg

January 10, 2023

Dr. Jens Nicolai Friis Touborg of Sherborn passed away peacefully on January 10. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend, and physician, Jens was born and raised in Tecumseh, Michigan and spent his adult life in the Boston suburbs and southern M...
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Donna L. Joyce

January 9, 2023

Donna L. Joyce, 76, a longtime resident of Holliston, passed away after a period of declining health on Monday, January 9, 2023. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Beatrice (Booth) and Benjamin Cornish. If you ever visited the form...

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Huldege “Ed” Degre

January 4, 2023

Huldege “Ed” Degre, 92, of Hopkinton, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Exilena (Gagne) and Aldo Degre. He was the beloved husband of 67 years to Jeanne A. (Lussier) Degre of Hopkinton. ...

Karen Gordon

January 3, 2023

Karen Gordon, age 69, passed away unexpectedly on January 3, 2023. Karen was born on March 12, 1953, in Framingham, to William F. and Elinor M. (Kairit) Sheehan. She grew up in Holliston and was a 1971 graduate of Marian High School in Framingham. Fo...

Heather H. Heverling

January 1, 2023

Heather (Holloway) Heverling, 65, passed away on New Year’s Day at her home, surrounded by her growing family. A skilled and creative crafter, quilter, baker, wife, mom, and grandmother, she had resided in Hopkinton for the past 25 years. She is ...
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Samira Ibrahim

December 26, 2022

“I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me shall live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in Me shall never die.” John 11:25. Departed in the hope of the resurrection in Holliston on December 26th, beloved Sami...