Obituaries

ATHOL — Mary Jane Tamulevich (Blatchford), 70, of Athol, died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the home of her son Christopher Tamulevich, after battling a serious illness. She was born on Sept. 26, 1946, and resided in the towns of Salem, N.H., Methuen, and then Orlando, Fla. MJ, as many of her...
PETERSHAM — Laurie (Swistak) Coombs, 59, of Petersham, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at her home in Petersham. Laurie was born Dec. 12, 1957, in Ware. She is the daughter of Sylvia (Pheunuf) Swistak and the late Sylvester Swistak. Laurie grew up in Wheelwright and lived in Petersham for 35 years...
WEST BROOKFIELD — Christopher M. “Chris” McKnight, 43, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017. He was born in Ware on June 29, 1973, and attended school in the Athol/Orange area. His family roots were in western Mass. He led a gypsy lifestyle, working and living up and down the East Coast. A...
ATHOL — Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange for Adam “Opa” Softic, 93, formerly of Vaughn Road and who died on June 8 at Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Gardner.  Deacon Bryan Lagimoniere of the North Quabbin Catholic Community...
ERVING — Dora J. Fellows, 79, of Erving, passed away peacefully at Quabbin Valley Healthcare in Athol on June 7, 2017. Services are to be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day of Saints, 92 Colrain Rd., Greenfield, on Thursday, June 15,  from 7 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers,...
JEFFREY D. GORDON
ATHOL — A graveside service for Jeffrey D. Gordon, 49, of Athol, who passed away on May 19, 2017, was held on Sunday, June 11, at Silver Lake Cemetery in Athol. Friend and minister Phil Simon officiated, offering readings, songs, recollections and prayers. Family members also shared words of...
ATHOL — A Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy F. (King) Mallet was held Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Our Lady Immaculate Church, Athol.  Rev. Edwin Montana, Pastor of Our Lady, officiated. Organist was Janet Paoletti accompanied by vocalists Liz Hume and Mary Casella. The readings were read by...
FALMOUTH — Alexander M. “Alex” Hill, 23, of 57 Cortereal Avenue, East Falmouth, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 6, 2017. He was born in Fitchburg on July 27, 1993, grew up in this area, and graduated from Murdock High School in 2011. Alex moved to Falmouth last year and was working at Stop and...
ATHOL — Funeral services for Sylvia M. Hamel, 71, who passed away on May 28, 2017, were held Tuesday, June 6, at the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home. Rev. John Neilon officiated. Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home directed arrangements.
ATHOL — Rocco A. Mosca (Rocky), proud veteran, beloved father, and generous friend, died on Friday, May 26, 2017, at the VA Medical Center in Bedford, Mass. Rocky spent summers at White Pond in Athol for more than 40 years. He and his wife Frances loved the place very much. To honor him, you...

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