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Adrienne Vivian Laroche

Athol, MA - Adrienne Vivian Laroche (nee Nadeau), 85, of Athol, Massachusetts, passed away on May 17, 2024. She was born on March 27, 1939 to Fabiola and Adrien Nadeau in Hollis, Maine and grew up in Saco and Biddeford. Adrienne was... Read More

Paul F. Buckley

July 7, 1936-May 15, 2024 Baldwinville, MA - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Paul Francis Buckley, born on July 7, 1936 in Athol Massachusetts. Paul was a chef by trade and spent his career working in a variety ... Read More

Dennis Boudreau

Athol, MA - Dennis L. Brodreau, 74, died Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Gardner, on January 30, 1950. a son of the late Leo and Arlene (Trueheart) Boudreau. He was a 1968 graduate of Athol... Read More

Lawrence M. Foster

Gardner, MA - Larry(Lawrence) M. Foster, born on November 3, 1957, passed away on May 17, 2024. Larry was a lifelong resident of Massachusetts, going to a 2-room schoolhouse in Wendell and later moving to Orange and Gardner. Larry i... Read More

Dennis J. Cullen

ATHOL, MA - Dennis J. Cullen, 68, of Adams Drive, died on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester. Born in Athol on December 22, 1955, he was the son of Roger and Alberta (Sweeney) Cullen and grew up in Athol, gra... Read More

Arthur J. Dirth Jr.

ORANGE, MA - Arthur J. "Junior" Dirth Jr., 95, of Chestnut Hill died late Thursday evening, May 16, 2024 at Fitchburg Health Care. Born in Orange on the family farm on February 28, 1929, he was the son of Arthur J. Sr. and Jessie (Care... Read More

Linda J. MacPhail

Linda J. (Wilcox) MacPhail Winchester, MA - Linda J. (Wilcox) MacPhail, age 81, a resident of Winchester, former resident of Westford, MA, passed away from sudden illness on May 7, 2024. She was the beloved wife for almost 50 years of th... Read More

Vincent Martinelli

Sudbury, MA - Vincent Primo Martinelli (Vince) age 60 passed away peacefully on 2/25/2024 at the Lincoln Hospice House in Lincoln, MA after a one year battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was born on 6/26/1963 in Athol to Arthur & ... Read More

Judy G. Semprevivo

Athol, MA - It is with heavy hearts and profound love that we celebrate the beautiful and inspiring life of Judy G. Semprevivo, who passed on May 12, 2024. Born on May 6, 1941, in Portland, OR, Judy lived a life that was a testament to ... Read More

Robert H. Powers

Melbourne, FL - Robert H. Powers, 88, of Melbourne, Florida passed on May 8, 2024. He was born on March 5, 1936 in Medway, Maine. He served honorably for 23 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Master Sergeant. Robert wa... Read More

Brigitta White

Athol, MA - Brigitta White, born May 5, 1936, in the charming heart of Bayern, Germany, has departed from our world on May 3, 2024. An adventurous spirit, Brigitta's life was a rich tapestry of experiences that began in her native Germa... Read More

Richard D. Thibeault Sr.

Athol, MA - With a twinkle in his eye and a mischievous grin, Richard "Dick" Thibeault, born on June 27, 1940, in Athol, MA, approached life with a spirit that was as adventurous as it was resilient. He was a witty and loving force of n... Read More

Devin L. Closser

CLINTON, MA - Devin Louden Closser (35) died unexpectedly on May 7, 2024 at his home in Clinton, MA. Devin was born in Greenfield on February 24, 1989 and grew up out in the country at 445 Tully Road, in Orange, MA. He was the son of Pa... Read More

Sarah J. Meuse

Sarah J. (Adams) Meuse ERVING, MA - Sarah J. (Adams) Meuse, 71, of Briggs Street in Erving, MA, died late Saturday night, May 11, 2024 at home after a lengthy illness, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Greenfield on November 29, 195... Read More

Robert E. Duley

NEW SALEM, MA - Robert E. Duley, 90, of Fay Road, passed away on Thursday morning, May 9, 2024. Born in Gardner on February 1, 1934, he was the son of Earl and Evelyn (Gelinas) Duley and grew up in Athol, graduating from Athol High ... Read More

Scott R. Hardy

ORANGE, MA - Scott R. Hardy, 53, died unexpectedly Thursday, May 9, 2024. Born in Greenfield, MA on March 19, 1971, he was the son of Clarence Hardy and Joyce (Austin) Hardy and grew up in Orange, MA. Scott was a master when it cam... Read More

Lawrence E. Hardy Sr.

ELLENTON, FL - Lawrence Eugene Hardy, Sr. 95, of Ellenton, Florida, formerly of Athol, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. He was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts on June 24, 1928 to Paul E. and Ethel M. (Hamlet... Read More

Margaret E. Liversage

ATHOL, MA - Margaret E. "Peggy" (Fitzgerald) Liversage, 85, of West Royalston Road, died early Sunday morning, May 5, 2024 at the Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Gardner. Born in Cambridge on May 19, 1938, she was the daug... Read More

Donald W. Watts

Athol, MA - Donald W. Watts, age 94, of Athol passed away at Heywood Hospital after an illness. Donald was born on May 30, 1929 in Gardner to the late Ralph W. and Mary Louise (Pfaff) Watts. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy durin... Read More

Rodney B. Freeman

Rodney B. "Rod" Freeman Athol, MA - Rodney B. Freeman, 93, of Bradenton, FL, passed away on November 4, 2023. He was born on March 23, 1930, the son of the late James and Doris Freeman of Barre, MA. Rodney was raised on the family dairy ... Read More

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