Obituaries

SARASOTA, Fla. — Joann Carolyn (Peterson) Prozzo, 83,  passed away peacefully at home in Sarasota, Fla., on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. She was born in Royalston to the late Hildur and Herbert Peterson on Jan. 10, 1932. Joann helped on the family dairy farm by milking and doing other chores. She...
ERVING — Bessie D. (Hallett) Bolin, 85, of Erving, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, in the Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Greenfield. Funeral services are incomplete at this time. Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange, is directing arrangements.
ATHOL — Harrison W. Griffith Jr., age 91, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Harrison was born June 22, 1924, in Athol. He is the son of the late Harrison W. and the late Inez (Wilder) Griffith. He married Marion Sears on July 12, 1942, and they were married for 68 years...
ORANGE — Raymond W. Smith, 79, of Royalston Road, died at home on Wednesday morning, Jan. 6, 2016, following an illness, with his family at his side. Funeral arrangements are pending with Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange.
MOTHER MARY CLARE VINCENT
PETERSHAM — Mother Mary Clare Vincent, OSB, nun and the foundress and first prioress of St. Scholastica Priory, Petersham, died Jan. 2, 2016, at the priory after a few months illness. She was 90 and in her 66th year of religious dedication and 33rd year of Benedictine monastic profession. Born...
ORANGE — Ronald J. Rowe Sr., 69, of New Athol Road, died peacefully at home on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, following an illness, with family at his side. Born in Greenfield on Sept. 16, 1946, he was a son of the late Lloyd Sr. and Edris (Dresser) Rowe and grew up in Orange, graduating from Ralph C....
PETERSHAM — Bernard A. Lepoer, 91, of Petersham, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, at UMass Memorial Medical Center-University Campus, Worcester. Funeral services are incomplete at this time. Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Homes, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange, is assisting with arrangements.
ATHOL — Alice M. (Duguay) Gauvin 95, of Athol, peacefully passed at her home on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. Born in Athol on May 2, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Aime A. and Rose Alma (Blanchette) Duguay. She lived in Athol all her life. She was predeceased by her husband, Jean Albini “...
ROBERT D. MORTON
ATHOL — A memorial service was held on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange for Robert D. “Rob” Morton, 50, of Lee Street, who died Dec. 14, 2015, at home after a courageous battle against cancer, with family and friends at his side. The Rev. Victor Miller of the Erving...
ORANGE — Funeral services were held on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange for Laura A. (LaFlamme) Parsons, 81, formerly of Shelter Street, who died on Dec. 24, 2015, at Genesis Applewood Healthcare in Winchester, N.H. Lt. Michael Buzzard of the Athol Salvation Army...

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