Carole Janice (Zicko) Roy, 80 and a longtime Littleton resident passed away peacefully on Thursday February 25, 2021. She was the loving wife for over 40 years to Doug Roy.
Carole was born in Natick, MA on February 22, 1941, a daughter to the late Peter and Madolyn (Griffin) Zicko. She attended area schools and on April 6, 1978 married Doug. A woman of strong faith, Carole considered herself to be very spiritual. She loved music and was an...
Mark Robert Poklemba
September 25, 1960 - February 20, 2021
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Mark Robert Poklemba, brilliant scholar and dramaturge, after bravely battling cancer, died at the age of 60 on February 20, 2021.
Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Mark attended two years at South Plainfield High...
Stacy Ann Hartwell, age 49, of Lowell, formerly of Littleton passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021.
Born in Concord on February 5, 1972, a daughter of Peter H. Hartwell of Littleton and the late Diane M. Swanson.
Stacy was raised in Littleton and attended Littleton High School, she was a proud and loving mother who cared for her daughters and treasured the time with her granddaughter. Stacy loved to pass time reading a good book or...
David Albert Gaudette, age 69, of Pepperell, passed away at Emerson Hospital on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 after a long illness. He was the loving husband of Lillian "Holly" (Peck) Gaudette.
Born in Holyoke on January 1, 1952, David was the son of the late Albert L. and Theresa P. (Charpentier) Gaudette. Raised and educated in Western Massachusetts, David graduated from Lee High School in 1970. After high school, David went on to enlist...
Janet (Steele) Norton, 89, of Melrose, passed away February 17 due to complications from a fall.
Janet was born on January 18, 1932, to Thomas & Gertrude Steele and proudly raised in Boxborough, Mass. The Steele family, many of whom were farmers, were recognized as the founding fathers of Boxborough and were instrumental in the establishment of numerous town buildings and services.
The beautiful rural setting of Boxborough made a lasting...
Edward Francis Doyle, III, age 83, of Dedham, passed away peacefully at home, on February 15, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was the devoted husband of Mary Freeman Doyle, who recently predeceased him.
Edward is survived by his daughters Deborah Doyle (Gary Latshaw) of Santee, CA, Jennifer Bahr (Robert) of Great Falls, VA, and Jamie Doyle Turner of Dedham, MA; his grandchildren Mark Turner, Jr., Ryan Turner, Callie Turner, and Justin...
David Arthur Scully, 68, of Littleton, dearly loved husband, father, "papa" and friend, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on February 12, 2021.
David was the devoted and beloved husband of 39 years to Kathleen Kitterick Scully, whom he married on May 2, 1981. Together, they raised their family in Littleton, MA. In addition to Kathy, David is survived by their three daughters, Shannon (Eric) Michel, Durham, CT; Meghan ...
Worth Robbins, proud publisher of the Harvard Press and champion of small-town journalism, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, after living with cancer for several years. In addition to the Press, his legacy includes the Harvard Solar Garden on Ayer Road and the Harvard Charter, both of which were his initiatives. He was an innovative problem-solver, always looking for ways to make Harvard a better place for all.
Born April 24, 1942, and raised in...
Charles Clifford Doiron, 90, of Chelmsford, formerly of Littleton, passed away peacefully surrounded by family February 7, 2021. He was the loving husband of the late Theresa M. Doiron, who passed away in 2018.
Charlie was born in Somerville, MA on July 3, 1930, a son of the late Augustine and Marietta (McCarville) Doiron. He attended local schools and enlisted in the US Navy when he was just 17 years old. After his honorable discharge,...
Dale Amelia (Whitehouse) Martin, 84, of Groton passed away suddenly and peacefully on Friday February 5th, 2021.
Born at home in Mansfield, CT on November 6th, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Earl Avery Whitehouse and Jennie (Nichols) Whitehouse and was the youngest of their 4 daughters. She grew up in Storrs Connecticut and married Albert David Martin on August 4th, 1956. They moved to Groton in 1966 where she resided for the...
Elizabeth "Betty" Ashe, 90, passed away on Feb. 4, 2021, in her home of 45 years, on Myrick Lane, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She is survived by five sons, four of whom live in Harvard, and by her eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A Depression-era child, Betty grew up in Bridgeport, Connecticut, economically poor but rich in love of life and laughter. She often recalled putting newspaper inside her shoes to...
Steven A. Lucarotti, 55, a longtime Pepperell resident passed away suddenly on January 31, 2021. He was the loving husband of Kimberly (Dalton) Lucarotti.
Steve was born on August 2, 1965, a son to the late Arthur and Geraldine (Florentino) Lucarotti.
Steve worked for many years as an oil burner technician a job he loved and did well. He was an avid fisherman, whether it was with his family or by himself, he loved the fight the fish put...
Mary Freeman Doyle, age 82, of Dedham, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, January 29, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Edward Francis Doyle III.
Mary is survived by her loving husband Edward Francis Doyle III; daughters Deborah Doyle (Gary Latshaw) of Santee, CA; Jennifer Bahr (Robert) of Great Falls, VA; and Jamie Doyle Turner of Dedham, MA; grandchildren Mark Turner Jr., Ryan Turner, Callie Turner, and...
Thomas Green Harris, 68 of Littleton, passed away peacefully in Ayer on January 26, 2021.
Born on April 27, 1952, Tom was a graduate of Lexington High School where he was a star athlete. For most of his life, Tom struggled with mental illness, but he retained a great sense of humor and a warm and generous nature. He lived mostly in group homes under the auspices Eliot Community Services where he was treated with care, dignity and respect. ...
Edmund Lockwood Stoddard, Jr., of Tewksbury, formerly of Littleton, passed away on January 25, 2021. He was 90 years of age.
Edmund was born in New Haven, CT on June 1, 1930, a son to the late Edmund and Ann (Schlegel) Stoddard. He retired after 35 years from Raytheon, where he was a technical writer and editor and became a data systems manager when computers were first entering the workforce. He was a life long circus aficionado and spent...
Joanne (Giamo) Andrews, 72, and a longtime Westford resident, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on January 24, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Michael Andrews.
Joanne was born in Norristown, Penn., on January 4, 1949, a daughter to the late Charles and Lillian (Venezia) Giamo. Growing up in Norristown, she enjoyed spending time with her extended family, including many aunts, uncles, and cousins, for frequent holidays,...
Mary Elizabeth (Laird) Gaudet RN, of Gardner, formerly of Groton, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2021 in Phillipston, MA surrounded by her loving family.
Born September 18, 1929 in Norwood, MA.
Beloved wife of the late Francis Gaudet. Devoted mother of Beverly Gaudet and Larry Simmers of Dedham, Brenda Gaudet-Duffy and Larry Duffy of Phillipston, and John Gaudet of Gardner. Grandmother of Justin Maynard, Shane Gibson, Mikayla...
Candyce Lynn Gilbert, Loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother passed away on Saturday January 23, 2021 at the age of 73 due to combined complications from a neurological seizure and rapidly progressing Parkinson's.
Candyce, known to everyone as "Candy," was a caring, one-of-a-kind woman. Born in Santa Monica CA, August 22, 1947 to Gerald and Thelma Flood (originally from Indiana), she was the youngest of three children. She graduated from...
June I. (Hess) Judge, 95 and a longtime resident of Pepperell passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Paul Judge.
June was born on August 19, 1925 in Philadelphia, PA. a daughter to the late Clarence and Lillian (Staff) Hess. She met Paul Judge, the love of her life when she was 18 and began a love story that would span over 65 years. She had been accepted to art school, but chose to...
Brenda Lee Thurston, 74, of Groton, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer. She was the loving wife of 53 years to William Andrew Thurston, Sr.
Brenda was born in Bangor, ME on October 21, 1946 a daughter to the late Lionel and Velma (Gray) Marquis. Brenda was raised and educated in Bangor and graduated from Bangor High School in 1965. That same year, she met her husband, William. The couple fell in...
Elizabeth Joyce (Growe) Olsen, of Groton, passed away on January 17, 2021. She was 91. Joyce, as she preferred to be called, was born January 29, 1929 in Highland Park, Michigan.
After WW II, she met and married Arthur C. Olsen. They lived in Detroit then moved to the Pittsburgh area until the mid-1960's when Joyce, Art and their three boys moved to Clinton, NY. Joyce enjoyed the small-town life in Clinton and after a few years started...
Barbara C. Eliades, Dearly Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great, Great Grandmother, 103 years old, died on Monday, January 11, 2021.
Barbara, known to everyone as "Gram", was truly a rare, one-of-a-kind, once-in-a-lifetime, remarkable woman. Born in Harvard, MA, to Arthur and Florence Calkins, Barbara was one of five children. She was a strong woman and a very hard worker, who lived to see the most amazing...
Billie Jo Ann Mullan, age 32, of Ayer, passed away on Saturday, January 09, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.
Billie Jo was born in Concord on October 6, 1988. She was the daughter to Lindsey Mullan Jr. and Debra (Leighton) Hartke. Raised and educated in Ayer, Billie Jo was a straight A student. She attended Ayer High School and stayed active as a cheerleader and basketball player. A devoted and loving aunt, daughter, sister, and...
George Elliot Bentley passed away peacefully at his home in Littleton , MA on January 8, 2021. George was 93 years old and was born on December 29, 1927 in North Grosvenordale , CT.
George was the son of the late Charles Elmer Bentley and Lenora LaChance Bentley.
George leaves his sister Jaqueline Bentley Roberts , children Darlene Bentley Shnaper and Bruce Bentley, 7 grand children and 2 great grand children.
George is predeceased by...
Norma Irene (Fenerty) Lynch, 88, formerly of North Reading and Chatham, Massachusetts, died peacefully on January 6, 2021.
She was the loving mother to son Steven (wife Joanna) of Salt Lake City UT, and daughter Sandra Melberg (husband Carl) of Littleton MA, and was the most dedicated and caring "Nana" to grandsons Alexander and Jonathan Melberg. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Donald J. Lynch, along with her beloved...
Robert W. Johnson, 87, died at his long time Westford home on January 5, 2021. Born September 5, 1933, he was the son of the late Ernest B. and Ruth C. (Peterson) Johnson of Lexington, Massachusetts. He owned and operated Johnson Landscaping for 55 plus years, and was a renowned salesman of International heavy equipment.
Bob was a farmer at heart, and especially loved his garden. He operated Johnson's Farm Stand at the corner of Carlisle...
Richard M. McLocklin of Littleton MA, age 90, passed away after a brief illness on January 2, 2021 at Emerson Hospital, Concord MA. He is survived by his devoted wife of 68 years Gertrude Larkin McLocklin, son Richard McLocklin Jr and his wife MaryLou of Albany OR, daughter Joanne Barry and her husband Thomas of Marlborough MA, daughter Jean Jeffords and her husband Jason of Bedford NH, son Stephen McLocklin and his wife Kim of Dunbarton NH, ...
Earl F. Banks
1934 - 2020
To View Earl's Funeral Service Remotely, Please Click on the Link Below on Monday January 4. 2020 at 10:00 AM.
Earl Francis Banks, born August 31, 1934, son of Margaret and Percy Banks, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 30, 2020. Earl was a lifelong resident of Littleton, Massachusetts. He resided at Fairhaven Healthcare Center in Lowell, since June,...
Mary-Ann Greanier was a gifted and generous person with a burning desire to make life better for people around her. She left this world suddenly on December 29, 2020 at her home in Littleton, MA.
She was born to Richard and Aurea (Augusto) Greanier in Northampton, MA on April 25, 1956 and lived her early years in Pelham, MA, where she attended first grade in a two-room school house. After graduation from Gardner High School in 1974, she...
Mary Lee (Vorce) Stenstrom, 88, was reunited in heaven with her loving, devoted husband, the late John R "Bob" Stenstrom who passed away in 2003, her two adoring brothers; Raymond M Vorce Jr and Roger F Vorce, and her parents, Raymond M Vorce Sr and Grace S (Young) Vorce, on December 29, 2020.
She was born in Somerville on November 27, 1932, and was raised in Belmont. In 1950 Mary Lee graduated from Mount Trinity Academy in Watertown, MA...
William G. "Bill" Shields, 62 and a former longtime resident of Ayer, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2020. He was the beloved son of the late John and Bernardine (Callahan) Shields.
Bill was born in Arlington on May 30, 1958. He was raised in Bedford and attended local schools where he learned his trade and graduated High School. Bill worked as a master electrician for many years. He was a friend to all who had the chance to know him...
Anne (McPartlan) Bowes, 94 of Groton, MA, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2020 from complications of a stroke she suffered in 2017. She was the widow of Arthur T Bowes known as Archie to his friends.
Anne was born on November 1, 1926 to Edith (McDonough) and Francis McPartlan in Ayer, MA. She grew up in Groton surrounded by her extended family. Anne was her Class President graduating from Groton High School in 1944. She went on to...
It is because of a soul like Bud Bennett that the world was left a little brighter. He touched the lives of so many, with his positivity, unwavering strength, on-the-edge-of-your-seat storytelling, entertaining (but harmless) pranks, always-on-hand jokes, and selfless love. For those fortunate enough to know Bud, one would know how funny, kind and generous he was. He was a true role model to many.
On December 17, 2020, Bud lost in the fight...
Harry Bennett, known to most as "Mike Kelly" and long-time resident of Burlington, passed away in the presence of his family on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at the age of 78. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.
Born in Burlington, NJ on June 17, 1941 he was the son of the late Marie (Bennett) Kelly and John Michael "Jack" Kelly.
Raised in Burlington, Mike graduated from Burlington City High School. He...
Charles R. Shepard, a long-time resident of Ayer MA, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2020.
Charles was born June 22, 1947 in Ayer to the late Dorothy (Durant) Shepard and Charles A. Shepard. In his younger years he enjoyed deep sea fishing. He spent a good part of his later life taking care of his mom who passed away in 2019.
Charles leaves behind his sister Laura Athorn and her husband Ronald of Tyngsboro MA, his sister Charlene...
December 8th marks the day our dear father and friend Donald Stoops, age 96, fell asleep in death at home. Though restrictions prevented all eight of his children from being with him, his son Glen and dearest Nancy were by his side at his home. Don was born and raised in the midwest, spending most of his boyhood in his father's hometown of Nappanee, Indiana, where his mother had been the first librarian. Having lost his mother in early childhood...
Ellen Marie (Littlejohn) Tubbs, beloved mother, daughter, sister and widow of Edward Tubbs, passed away on the evening of Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Devoted wife for 40 years, loving mother of Margie (Doug) Callaghan, Larry (Alex) Tubbs and Maryellen Tubbs; dearest sister of Rosie (Don) Wood and Frank (Cathy) Littlejohn, Ellen is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Ellen was born in Saginaw, Michigan on May 12, 1947 to the late...
Carolyn (Furbush) Webster
September 25, 1929 - December 1, 2020
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Carolyn (Furbush) Webster went to her eternal home, after gracefully waging an epic battle against multiple cancers, on Tuesday December 1, 2020. Born in Ayer on September 25, 1929, Carolyn was the only child of the late Avis (Barlow) and Luther Furbush. She was the loving wife...
Sybil "Lori" (Jackson) George, 62 of Lunenburg passed away unexpectedly on November 28th 2020. She was the loving wife of Nathan George, Sr.
Lori was born on September 26, 1958 in Concord, MA, a daughter to David A. Jackson, Sr. and the late Sybil Claire Higgins. Lori married Nathan in 1976 and raised her family. Lori held many jobs as a waitress, housekeeper and caretaker throughout her life. She spent her life ensuring everyone around...
John Seaver Graham, son of the late Warren and Mary Graham, died peacefully on Thanksgiving Day, November 26. With his wife Nancy, John was a longtime resident of Harvard, living in the house he designed on Warren Avenue since 1962.
John was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts on November 19, 1930. He graduated from Marlborough High School in 1948 where he was voted "Most Serious Boy" and simultaneously recognized for his "wonderful sense of...