Geraldine "Gerri" McConnell (Sousa)

February 2, 1935 - May 28, 2022

Geraldine "Gerri" Shirley (Sousa) McConnell, age 87, of Littleton, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Robbins Brook Senior Living home with her family by her side. Loving wife of the late Alfred J. McConnell Jr., Geraldine was born in Cambridge on February 02, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Gordon and Alma (Sousa) Perry. Raised and educated in Cambridge, Gerri attended St. Johns High School and graduated in 1953. From there...

 


 

Philip Paul Fradette

September 14, 1958 - May 15, 2022

Philip Paul Fradette, age 63 and life-long resident of Westford entered-into eternal rest on the morning of May 15, 2022, at Massachusetts General Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer with his mother by his side. Philip was born in Lowell on September 14, 1958, the only son of Helen (Hildreth) Fradette of Westford and the late Paul E. Fradette. He graduated from Westford Academy with the class of 1976 and Mount Wachusett...

 


 

Michael J. Shultz

June 13, 1988 - May 12, 2022

Michael James Shultz, a resident of Ashby MA, passed away on May 12th, 2022, at the age of 33 after a lifelong battle with mental illness and addiction. He was deeply loved and will truly be missed by all that knew him. Michael was born on June 13th, 1988, in Fitchburg, MA, to Julie (Lydon) and Matthew Shultz. He graduated from Montachuset Regional Vocational Technical School in the Automotive program in 2006. He was a painter by trade,...

 


 

Claire G. (Butland) Polsey

July 18, 1947 - May 7, 2022

Claire G. (Butland) Polsey, 74 and a longtime Littleton resident passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on May 7, 2022. She was the wife of David K. Polsey. Claire was born in Boston July 18, 1947, a daughter to the late Harry and Lorraine (Gagne) Butland. She was raised in Somerville and later moved to Wakefield where she graduated from Wakefield High School. She spent several years as a wall paperer and as an...

 


 

Denise Marie Pillsbury

March 1, 1955 - May 5, 2022

Denise Marie Pillsbury, born March 1, 1955, passed away after displaying amazing strength and grace amidst her journey with cancer on May 5, 2022. She was the youngest child of Irving W Pillsbury and Marion M (Kiely) Pillsbury.  She was predeceased by both of her parents; brothers: David Pillsbury and Thomas Pillsbury; sisters: Bernadette Hills, Joyce Chapman, and Betty Cleary. She is survived by brothers: Irving Pillsbury and John...

 


 

Edwin "Ed" Roy Shaffer

August 9, 1929 - May 4, 2022

Edwin "Ed" Roy Shaffer passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the age of 92 at Lowell General Hospital. Ed was the loving husband of the late Mildred J. (Fenton) Shaffer for 56+ years. Born on August 09, 1929, in Boston, Edwin was the son of the late Roy and Muriel (Crossman) Shaffer. Raised and educated in Medford and Somerville, Ed attended Medford High School and graduated in 1947. After high school, Ed enlisted in the United States...

 


 

Maureen Brennan

September 23, 1958 - May 2, 2022

Maureen C. Brennan, a resident of Littleton, MA passed away at the age of 63 on May 2, 2022. Maureen was born in Arlington, MA on September 23, 1958. Throughout her entire life, Maureen could cheer anyone up and make her friends happy. She was truly the life of the party. Maureen made many wonderful, lasting friendships with her housemates and the staff that she became family with. Every once in a while, in our lifetime, you come across...

 


 

Laurie Ann Milan

April 13, 1960 - May 1, 2022

Laurie A. Milan, of Fitchburg, MA passed away on May 1, 2022 at the age of 62, surrounded by her family. She was the love of the late Danny Baldwin. Laurie was born in Lowell, MA on April 13, 1960 to Thomas Milan and the late Deborah Surprenant (Ross). She attended Lowell High and then shortly after, met Danny Baldwin who soon became the love of her life. They were inseparable and a one of a kind pair. They soon became the proud parents of...

 


 

John William Deasy III

January 21, 1950 - April 28, 2022

John "Jack" William Deasy, III age 72 of East Falmouth passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022, surrounded by family, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston from Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was the beloved husband of 46 years to Linda (Campbell) Deasy. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts on January 21, 1950, he was the son of the late John William Deasy, Jr. and Anna (Gannan) Deasy. Jack graduated from Arlington Catholic High School class of 1968, then...

 


 

Arline F. Marteney

November 12, 1934 - April 24, 2022

Arline F. Marteney, 87 and a longtime Harvard resident passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday April 24, 2022. She was the wife of the late Eugene Marteney. Arline was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico on November 12, 1934, a daughter to the late José and Frieda (Haynes) Fránquiz. In 1944, her family came to the U.S. while her father completed his doctoral studies at BU José moved the family to West Virginia where he became the head of...

 


 

Betty Elaine Sampas

March 8, 1929 - April 24, 2022

Betty E. Sampas March 8, 1929 - April 24, 2022 To view Betty's Funeral Service on Thursday April 28, 2022 at 1:00pm EST, please click on the link below. Livestreaming begins at the time of the service. https://iframe.dacast.com/b/156599/c/541147 Betty Sampas, 93, longtime resident of Lowell passed away at her home in Groton on Greek Easter, April 24, 2022. She was the loving wife of the late Michael G. Sampas who predeceased her in 1990...

 


 

Sonya D. Prince

August 10, 1972 - April 22, 2022

Sonya D. Prince, 49, a resident of Fitchburg Massachusetts died Friday April 22, 2022 following a courageous battle with cancer. Sonya was born on August 10, 1972, in Fitchburg Massachusetts a daughter to the late David Prince and Tina Lefebrve (Cochran), and was raised by Tina and her partner Stephen Atkins. She attended and graduated from Monty Tech Vocational School where she developed a passion for Culinary Arts. Sonya worked for many...

 


 

Mary E. (Baker) Gallipeau

November 17, 1926 - April 10, 2022

Mary Gallipeau November 17, 1926 - April 10, 2022 To view Mary's Funeral Mass on Tuesday April 19, 2022 at 10:00am EST, please click on the link below. Livestreaming begins at the time of the service. https://iframe.dacast.com/b/156599/c/541147 Mary Elizabeth Gallipeau, 95 and a longtime resident of Groton passed away peacefully on April 10, 2022. She was the devoted and loving wife of the late Robert Gallipeau, who passed away in 2021...

 


 

Elizabeth "Bettye" (Drew) Coyle

July 16, 1927 - April 9, 2022

Elizabeth (Drew) "Bettye" Coyle, 94, of Nashua, NH, passed away on April 9, 2022 at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, in the company of her daughters. Bettye was born in Hingham, MA, on July 16, 1927 to the late Robert M. Drew and Dorothy F. Groce. She grew up in Hingham, graduating from Hingham High School in 1945 and attended the Massachusetts School of Art, earning a Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design in 1949. At college she met a...

 


 

Judith (Murray) Maille

December 29, 1943 - April 8, 2022

Judith Marie (Murray) Maille, a longtime Groton resident passed away peacefully in Ayer on April 8th, 2022. She was 78 years of age. Judy was born in Concord on December 29, 1943, a daughter to the late Thomas and Hazel (Moe) Murray. Judy graduated from Westford Academy and went on to pursue a career in nursing caring for those in hospice need. Judy is survived by her children, Matthew Maille of Ohio and Wendy Richard of Neveda, brothers...

 


 

Benjamin H. Cande

June 30, 1980 - April 7, 2022

Benjamin H. Cande 1980 - 2022 To view Ben's funeral service remotely, please visit the following link at 11:00 am on Tuesday April 13, 2022 https://iframe.dacast.com/b/156599/c/541147 Benjamin H. Cande, 41 and a resident of Wolfeboro, NH, formerly of Lancaster, passed away suddenly at his home on April 7, 2022. He was the beloved son of Richard Cande and Geraldine (Burke) Callahan. Richard and Geraldine were overjoyed by Benjamin's...

 


 

Danny L. Baldwin

September 2, 1956 - March 29, 2022

Danny L. Baldwin, 65, of Fitchburg Massachusetts died on Tuesday March 29th 2022 surrounded by his loved ones at home. Danny was born on September 2, 1956 in Fort Riley, Kansas, to the late Jesse and Antoinette (Danson) Baldwin. He grew up in Ayer,MA where he attended Ayer High School. He later moved on to become a machinist at Horn Corporation and always took pride in what he did. Danny met the love of his life, his best friend, Laurie Milan...

 


 

Susanna J. (Mrazik) Wielinski

August 8, 1923 - March 21, 2022

Susanna Joan (Mrazik) Wielinski, 98 and a longtime Littleton resident passed away peacefully on March 21, 2022. She was the wife of the late Thomas Wielinski. Suzie was born in Stamford, CT on August 8, 1923, a daughter to the late John and Susanna (Kapusta) Mrazik. Suzie graduated from Stamford High School and was married in Stamford on February 13, 1946. Suzie and Tom later moved to Littleton where they raised their family. Never one to sit...

 


 

Lorna (Howell) Picorelli-Smith

January 2, 1950 - March 20, 2022

Lorna (Howell) Picorelli-Smith, a/k/a wife, mother, grandmother, Gigi, 72, passed away on March 20th, 2022 in Leominster, MA, at her home unexpectedly. She is survived by her husband William Smith, her daughters, Lori Longley and Catherine Flynn, her son Joseph and his wife Jennifer Picorelli, her granddaughters, Laura Snell, Ashley Longley, Piper and Phaydan Picorelli, and grandson, Paxton Picorelli. Her great-granddaughters Autumn, Reighlynn,...

 


 

Wendy Frank

April 10, 1957 - March 18, 2022

Wendy passed away peacefully at her home on March 18, 2022 at 11:45 AM caressed by her family. Wendy is survived by her loving husband, Ray Ciemny, son Jonas (Kelsey) Ciemny, daughter Lia Ciemny (Greg Lerner), sister Sue (Amir) Viskin, nephew Tal (Nora) Viskin, niece Adee (Andrew) Kennedy, great nieces, great nephew, cousins, and beloved friends who have become family. Wendy was born on April 10,1957 in Bluefield, West Virginia and grew up...

 


 

Peter Edward Warren

February 22, 1938 - March 18, 2022

Peter Edward Warren, 84, of Harvard Massachusetts died on Friday March 18th 2022 after a brief illness. Peter was born February 22nd 1938 in Quincy, Massachusetts, to the late Harold Raymond and Elsa (Schuerch) Warren. At a young age, the family moved to Milton where Peter attended school, graduating Milton High School in 1956. Peter married his high school sweetheart, June Maclary, on September 11th 1959, they then moved to Harvard where...

 


 

Pauline S. (Shanahan) Byrne

August 13, 1931 - March 17, 2022

Pauline S. Byrne (Shanahan), of Ayer formerly of Littleton, MA passed away at home on March 17, 2022 at the age of 90, surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Thomas J Byrne. Pauline was born on August 13, 1931, to William and Emma Shanahan, (Barry) in Uxbridge MA. She attended St. Mary's Academy, graduating in 1949. She graduated from Fitchburg Teachers College/Burbank Hospital School of Nursing. She later earned a...

 


 

Robert D. Rakip, Jr.

December 25, 1951 - March 7, 2022

Robert Donald Rakip Jr, a long-time resident of Shirley and Ayer, loving husband, father, and grandfather died Monday, March 7, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family after an illness. He was 70 years old. Born on December 25, 1951, in Lowell, MA, Bob was the son of the late Muriel (Brule) and Robert D Rakip Sr. Bob was born into a large family that was well known in the area. His father Bob Sr was one of twelve, eleven boys, and one...

 


 

Anne E. (Halloran) Campbell

April 12, 1931 - February 27, 2022

Anne E. Campbell loving wife, mother and grandmother died peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital surrounded by her family on February 27, 2022 after a brief illness. She was 90 years of age. Born on April 12, 1931 Anne was the daughter of the late Mary L.(Magennis) and Timothy F. Halloran of Cork, Ireland. Anne, also known by loved ones as Nancy graduated from WHS and MGH school of Nursing and received her Bachelor's Degree from...

 


 

Jennie E. (Kyewski) Zalesney

March 26, 1928 - February 26, 2022

Jennie E. Zalesney, educator and artist, died Saturday, February 26,2022, at her home in Plympton, MA. She was 93 years old. Mrs. Zalesney was born Jennie Emily Kyewski in1928 in Dorchester, MA to parents John and Helen Kyewski. She graduated from Massachusetts College of Art And Design with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from Assumption University with a Master of Education degree. She married Stanley J. Zalesney in 1949 and worked as a...

 


 

Pamela A. (St. Onge) Crowley

August 27, 1946 - February 24, 2022

Pamela Ann (Pam) Crowley, 75, of Groton, MA passed away on February 24, 2022. She was born in Lowell, MA on August 27, 1946 to J. Edward and Josephine (Jo) St. Onge, and raised in Westford, MA. Growing up, Pam learned to love shopping early on and honed her bargain-hunting skills with fun and frequent shop-till-you-drop trips with her sisters Karen and Donna and their mother, Nana Jo, each bent on cleaning out the stores with no sales tax...

 


 

Marvin E. Longeway

April 28, 1941 - February 21, 2022

Marvin Longeway, 80, a resident of Hollis NH, passed away on February 21, 2022. He was the loving husband of the late Shirley Longeway (Brown). Marvin was born in Barton, VT, on April 28, 1941, to the late Lyman and Marceline (Hubbard) Longeway. He was a self-employed truck driver, which was a passion of his for many years. Marvin was an avid deep sea fisher and enjoyed the ocean. he enjoyed carpentry and woodworking in his free time. ...

 


 

Ruth (Sawyer) Waddell

January 17, 1922 - February 20, 2022

Ruth (Sawyer) Waddell, of Groton MA, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2022, at the age of 100. Ruth was born on January 17, 1922, to Elmer and Florence Sawyer and was a lifelong resident of Groton, Massachusetts. During WWII Ruth worked at Fort Devens in the Army Service Forces, First Service Command Reception Center. After the war she worked at Table Talk Pies, as well as Simon Saw and Steel Company. It was while working at Simon's...

 


 

Alan Bouvier, Jr.

August 22, 1973 - February 19, 2022

Alan Bouvier Jr., age 48 and resident of Lancaster, passed away on February 19th 2022, with his caretaker Francisco by his side. Alan was born in Marlborough, MA on August 22, 1973 to Alan Sr. and Maria Bouvier. Alan graduated from Hudson Catholic high school in Hudson, MA in 1992. In 1999, he was first diagnosed with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) and became wheelchair bound in 2000. Alan had been employed by TJX companies for 25 years...

 


 

Robert Chapin

August 11, 1930 - February 19, 2022

Robert (Bob) Chapin, 91 passed away Saturday February 19, 2022, peacefully surrounded by his family at Apple Valley Center in Ayer, MA. Bob was born in Somerville, MA on August 11, 1930, son of Benjamin and Melinda (Senecal) Chapin. Bob was one of seven children and the last one in his family to survive. He joined the United States Air Force in 1948 and served for 20 years. His service years were in Korea, Thailand and Japan before settling...

 


 

William Paul Fellows

April 19, 1937 - February 19, 2022

William (Bill) Paul Fellows, 84 of Westford, MA, passed away Saturday morning February 19, 2022 peacefully at Emerson Hospital. He was the loving husband of 55 years to Katherine (Wilson) Fellows. Bill was born in Melrose, a son of the late Dorothy (Fish) and Herbert E. Fellows, Sr. As a youth, Bill lived in Scituate and Westford and graduated from Lowell Trade High School. Upon graduating high school, he worked for Bowlmor of Littleton....

 


 

Marie "Mimi" Irene Johnson

July 20, 1937 - February 17, 2022

Marie (Mimi) Johnson passed away peacefully in her home on February 17th. Marie was the eldest child of William and Irene (Tousignant) Guertin. She grew up in the Forge Village section of Westford, a very popular area for the French Canadian population, which was her heritage. Marie married her first husband, John Paduano and they raised their 5 children, Paula, John, Sheryl, Lisa and Cathy in Westford. In July of 1985, on her birthday,...

 


 

Evelyn (Calapa) Milani

October 10, 1932 - February 17, 2022

Evelyn Milani, 89 passed away Thursday, February 17, 2022 peacefully with family by her side. Evelyn was born in Boston on October 10, 1932, daughter of Joseph C Calapa and Mattia (Ortolano) Calapa both from Italy. She married Alseo J Milani on June 11, 1950. Evelyn is survived by 7 loving children, Carol Blanchard of Venice, FL, John Milani of Stoughton, MA, Janet Meehan of Lowell, MA Linda Hallowell of Louisville, KY, Lisa Stoddard of...

 


 

Therese (Wessick) "Tish" Pickard

July 3, 1957 - February 11, 2022

Therese "Tish" (Wessick) Pickard, 64 and a longtime Littleton resident, passed away peacefully in her home after a courageous 2-year battle with cancer, surrounded by loved ones on February 11, 2022. She was the wife of the late Charles Pickard, who passed in 2010. Tish was born and raised in Somerville where she attended St. Catherine's Grammar School and was a proud graduate of Matignon High School. Tish found true lasting love when...

 


 

Nancy Ellen (Phelps) Graham

August 18, 1934 - February 8, 2022

Nancy Ellen Graham, nee Phelps, daughter of the late Charles and Bernice (Munro) Phelps, died peacefully on February 8. With her husband John, Nancy was a longtime resident of Harvard, living in the house John designed for her on Warren Avenue since 1962. Nancy was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on August 18, 1934. She graduated from Waltham High School in 1952. She completed secretarial school and met John while they were both working...

 


 

Thomas "Tommy" David Lima, Jr.

July 27, 1982 - February 3, 2022

Thomas "Tommy" David Lima Jr., age 39 of Acton and beloved son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 3, 2022. Family and Friends will gather to honor and remember Tommy for a funeral Mass on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Anne Parish, 75 King Street, Littleton. A reception will be held following the Mass at the Tewksbury Country Club, 1880 Main St, Tewksbury. Obituary to...

 


 

Brian George Ratcliffe

May 11, 1952 - January 29, 2022

Brian G. Ratcliffe, 69, passed away after a long illness on January 29, 2022, at Westford House in Westford, Massachusetts, surrounded by his loving family. Brian was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on May 11, 1952, son of the late Frederick and Florence (St. Hilaire) Ratcliffe. The family moved to Dracut, Massachusetts, where Brian graduated from Dracut High School, Class of 1970, with Honors in Economics. He went on to study Accounting at...

 


 

J. William Mees

October 29, 1938 - January 28, 2022

J. William Mees, a long-time independent schoolteacher, died on January 28, 2022. He was 83 years old and resided in Pepperell, MA. The son of the late Frank S. and Marie A. Mees, he grew up in Swampscott, Massachusetts, attended Swampscott High School, and graduated from Bates College with an A.B, in 1960. He spent a year at Boston College as an assistant in the Modern Language Department, doing advanced graduate work in French literature. He...

 


 

Janice L. (Fidler) Knox

November 15, 1943 - January 25, 2022

Janice L. (Fidler) Knox age 78 and long-time Littleton resident passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late John H. Knox, Jr. who died in 2017. Janice L. Fidler was born in Dorchester, Ma on November 15, 1943 the daughter of the late Russell and Margaret (Kyle) Fidler. Raised and educated in Dorchester she graduated from Rose Hawthorne high school in...

 


 

Rodney William Schmidt

December 11, 1938 - January 21, 2022

Rodney William Schmidt, Officer in the USMC, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather and friend passed away peacefully at his home in Groton, MA on January 21, 2022 with his devoted wife, Jacqueline Viau, at his side. Born December 11, 1938 to Mary and William Schmidt, Rod and his brother Bob grew up in Philadelphia, PA. As a young man, Rod was smart and curious. Over the years, at holidays and family gatherings he enjoyed telling...