Obituaries

ORANGE — A memorial service was held Saturday, May 13, 2017, for Clifford J. “Jack” Forster Jr., 89, of Forster’s Farm, Gidney Road, who died peacefully at home on May 7, at the North New Salem Congregational Church with Rev. Edward T. Boren officiating. Janet Boren was the pianist. A reception...
ATHOL — Theresa M. (Hansen) Daskevich, 44, of Harvard Avenue, died Thursday evening, May 11, 2017, at Fitchburg Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Fitchburg. Born on Aug. 1, 1972, in Charleston, Ill., she was a daughter of the late Aage Hans II and Mary E. (Gorman) Hansen and grew up...
ATHOL — Joseph G. “Joe” Bourgeois, 56, of Athol, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Athol Hospital. Born in Gardner on Oct. 15, 1960, he was the son of the late Gerald and Louise (Hamel) Bourgeois. Joseph graduated from Gardner High School with the class of 1978. He was an aerospace machinist...
GARDNER — Lillie D. (Kirkman) Dobson, 96, of Gardner, and formerly of Royalston, died Friday, May 5, 2017. She was born Feb. 14, 1921, in Royalston, daughter of the late John and Lydia (Jarvenpaa) Kirkman. Mrs. Dobson was a cook at the former Fernald School for several years. She made great pies...
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. — Laurie Ellen (Sullivan) Charleston, 52, of Peterborough, N.H., died early May 1, 2017, peacefully in her sleep at the Elms Center in Milford, N.H., after a 14-year battle with multiple sclerosis. Born on Dec. 8, 1964, she was the daughter of Michael and Priscilla Sullivan....
BROWNSVILLE, Vt. — Evelyn U. McCullough, 87, died peacefully at home May 1, 2017, surrounded by her husband and family. Evelyn was born in Petersham, Mass., on Dec. 20, 1929, to the late Harry and Dora (Bryant) Upham.  She leaves behind her devoted husband of 47 years, Clayton Richard...
ATHOL — Funeral services for Euclide J. “Bub” Lorion were held Saturday, May 6, 2017, in the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home in Orange. Words of remembrance were shared by his family. Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange, directed arrangements. ATHOL — A...
ATHOL — Funeral services for Bonita A. Legare were held Sunday, May 7, 2017, in the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, Orange.  Pastor Joseph C. Bezio Jr. officiated. Private burial at a later date will be held in Hull. Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange,...
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.  — Ann Fallon, 96, passed away peacefully at Saratoga Hospital on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Born Anna Karichkowsky in Troy, N.Y., on April 2, 1921, Mrs. Fallon was a daughter of the late William and Katherine (Tolopka) Karichkowsky and the widow of Arnold E. Fallon Sr. Mrs...
PLANT CITY, Fla. — Francis P. Ryder of Plant City, Fla., passed away on May 2, 2017. He was 92 years of age.  Fran was born in Lawrence, Mass., and was the son of Steven A. Ryder and Josephine Brunelle Ryder.  He moved to Athol, Mass., at a young age and lived in Athol until 1975. He then...

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