Obituaries

ATHOL — Ronald P. Cherichetti, 83, of Philip Road, died at home on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, with family at this side. Born in Keene, N.H., on June 24, 1932, he was a son of the late Angelo and Dorothy (Buzzell) Cherichetti and grew up in Orange, graduating from Orange High School in the Class of...
ROYALSTON — Barbara June Johansson, age 85, of Royalston, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at Golden Living Center of Fitchburg. Barbara was born Jan. 20, 1930, in New York. Barbara grew up in in Norwich, N.Y., attending the Boston Art Museum School of Art. She began her career at Bachrach, and...
PATRICIA A. LAVOIE
FITCHBURG — A funeral service was held on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange, for Patricia A. Lavoie, 56, of Holt Street, who died Nov. 6 at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Healthcare Campus in Worcester. Fr. Jose Bermudez of Saint Mary’s Church in Orange...
RICHARD A. PAUL
ROYALSTON — Richard A. “Rick” Paul, 60, of 2 Greenhall Rd., died unexpectedly Friday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2015, in Athol Hospital, after being stricken at home. He was born in Winchendon on May 1, 1955, son of Arlene (Edwards) Foley of Ormond Beach, Fla., and the late Leon A. “Pop” Paul. Rick was...
CORY M. WILKEY
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Cory Michael Wilkey died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in Syracuse, N.Y. He was a 2009 graduate of A.P.W. High School and was also a junior firefighter with the West Amboy Fire Department while in high school.  Cory was predeceased by one sister, Mariah, in 1992.  Survivors...
JAMES J. HOZEMPA
WARREN, R.I. — James J. Hozempa died Tuesday Nov. 10,2015, unexpectedly at R.I. Hospital. He was the husband of Aggie (Valenti) Hozempa; they have been married for over 31 years. James was born in Northwood, N.D., a son of the late Raymond and Elizabeth (Palace) Hozempa. James was an...
ROSE S. LEVINE
ATHOL — Rose S. Levine, 98, of Athol, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, at home surrounded by family and her loving caregiver, Sharon Bassett. She was born in Gardner, on Nov. 28, 1916, one of seven children, to the late Hyman Sandrof and the late Freida Sandrof, owners of Sandrof’s Men’s and Women’...
ORANGE — A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, at Saint Mary’s Church in Orange for Alice R. (Rochon) Talbot, 93, formerly of Orange, who died in Newnan, Ga., on Oct. 21. Fr. William Lunney of St. Jerome’s Church in Wesfield, and formerly pastor of St. Mary’s,...
ORANGE — A celebration of life and potluck dinner for Lawrence “Larry” E. Lavigne Jr., 59, of Webster, Fla., who passed away on Nov. 3, 2015, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 4 p.m. to midnight, at the Orange American Legion, at 40 Daniel Shays Hwy. WEBSTER, Fla. — Lawrence “Larry” E....
ATHOL — Funeral services for Dominey J. Smith Jr. were held Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, Orange. Rev. Edwin Montana, pastor of Our Lady Immaculate Church, Athol, officiated. Burial followed in Silver Lake Cemetery. Bearers were Brian Smith, Donny Smith, Roy...

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