Obituaries

ATHOL — Funeral services for Marilyn E. Earley were held Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in the Higgins-O’Connor Funeral Home, Athol. Rev. Jim Craig officiated. Burial followed in Silver Lake Cemetery. The bearers were Jason Vaillencourt, Ben Earley, Douglas Muir, Craig Earley, Hugh O’rawe, John Gacelon...
ATHOL — A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Joseph M. Wojtkowski Jr. on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, in Our Lady Immaculate Church, Athol. Rev. Guillermo Ochoa, associate pastor of Annunciation Parish in Gardner, officiated. Terry Parker was the organist and Theresa Bergquist was the soloist....
PETERSHAM — After a battle with cancer, Elizabeth LaPlante Sherwood died peacefully at home with her family on Oct. 27, 2015, at the age of 74. She leaves behind the love of her life, Harold Sherwood. Elizabeth was born on Dec. 17, 1940, in Astoria, Long Island, N.Y., to Arthur and Mary-Anne...
GREENFIELD — Marilyn Flora (Miller) Letourneau, 85, formerly of Greenfield Road, Montague Center, and a resident of the Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility, 130 Colrain Rd., Greenfield,, died peacefully on Oct. 27, 2015, following a period of declining health.  A native of Greenfield, Marilyn...
ATHOL — A Mass of Christian Burial for Robert G. Knight was held Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Our Lady Immaculate Church. Rev. James B. Callahan, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Barre, celebrated the Mass. Fr. Brian McGrath was the concelebrate. The readings were read by his son Douglas...
ATHOL — Funeral services for George A. Jolly Sr. were held Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, Orange. Deacon James L. Linderman officiated. The eulogy was given by his daughter, Lori Jolly. Burial in South Cemetery will be held at a later date. A fellowship was...
ATHOL - Robert G. Knight, M.D., 86, of Athol, passed in peace at his home surrounded by his family on Oct. 22, 2015. He was born Dec. 3, 1928, in Greenfield, the son of the late George R. and the late Marion A. (St. Germaine) Knight. He is survived by his loving wife, Susan (Kenney) Knight; three...
ORANGE - George Paul Benham, 73, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at his home after an illness. He leaves his wife, Eileen M. (Cote) Benham; three sons, Randy Benham and his wife Patricia, Ron Benham and his wife Sandra, and Paul Benham and his wife Kimberly, all of Leominster; two stepdaughters,...

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