Dorothy L. (Aylward) Harnish

July 13, 1933 - January 14, 2022

Dorothy L. (Aylward) Harnish, 88, died peacefully in her home on the morning of January 14, 2022. The daughter of Mary Catherine (Richard) Aylward and John T. Aylward, Dottie was born in Boston on July 13, 1933. She was raised a devout catholic and enjoyed her parochial school days, reminiscing that she would often go to church daily as a child and teen. She spent the first half of her life in Jamaica Plain and Wilmington, MA, and the second...

 


 

Patrick B. Phelan

September 30, 1963 - January 13, 2022

Patrick Brian Phelan, 58, and a longtime Groton, MA resident passed away suddenly on January 13, 2022. He was the son of the late James and Dorothy (Horton) Phelan. Pat was born in Tewksbury, MA on September 30, 1963. He grew up in Groton, MA and attended the local schools. He worked as a professional painter for more than 42 years, having learned the trade at a young age from his father, the late James Phelan. Pat enjoyed the outdoors...

 


 

Andrew "Andy" Wayland

May 9, 1930 - January 13, 2022

Andrew "Andy" Wayland, 91 and a longtime resident of Littleton passed away peacefully on January 13, 2022 surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was born to parents William Wayland and Rosanna Gallighan on May 9, 1930 in Millville MA. Growing up he lived in various locations and graduated from Waltham High School. He launched a career in custom tile and stone successfully running his own contracting business - a...

 


 

Elfie Echavarri

August 24, 1935 - January 8, 2022

After a long, well-lived life that included its fair share of hardship and perseverance, pain and joy, Elfriede Lange Echavarri (Elfie) finally lost the good fight. She was 86. Elfie was a survivor, and if she had a superpower it would've been the sheer strength of her personality that brimmed with optimism, determination and love – traits that allowed her to face and overcome the many challenges life threw her way. Born 1935 in Berlin...

 


 

Dan Belanger

June 23, 1967 - January 1, 2022

Dan Belanger, age 54, passed away unexpectedly in Gardner on January 1, 2022. Dan was born in Bangor, Maine on June 23, 1967 to the late Donald and Madeline (Lagasse) Belanger. Dan was the happiest when he was outdoors, fishing with his son or spending time with his grandchildren. He had many skills and an amazing work ethic. Dan is survived by his son Joseph Belanger, wife Breanna Belanger and two grandchildren Ava and Cameron Belanger...

 


 

August Echavarri

April 25, 1926 - December 30, 2021

At the age of 95, Augusto Bernabe Sanchez Echavarri succumbed to a lifelong battle against time and gravity, more commonly known as old age. Augusto was a man who adored his wife, loved his children and grandchildren, was proud of his Basque heritage and who absolutely obsessed about the quantity of his food and the quality of his drink. Brought into this world in 1926 in Havana, Cuba, Augusto was born into a world of wealth and...

 


 

Peggy E. Steele

June 3, 1934 - December 22, 2021

Peggy E. Steele, 87 of Shirley passed away on December 22, 2021 at her home. She was born in Whitewater, Missouri on June 3, 1934, daughter of the late Williams Stephens and Alma Stephens (Bacon). She married James Steele in 1953. They were married for 61 years. With her husband's service in the Army she traveled to Ethiopia, England and spent the year of his Vietnam tour in Illinois. Peggy is survived by two daughters and a son, Kathleen...

 


 

Delores L. (Archambault) May

September 27, 1940 - December 13, 2021

Delores L. (Archambault) May, 81 and a longtime Littleton resident passed away peacefully on December 13, 2021. She was the beloved wife of John F. May for over 50 years. Delores was born in Westford on September 27, 1940, a daughter to the late John and Violet (Kemp) Archambault. She attended Pepperell High School where she was a member of the marching band and played the saxophone. While at Pepperell High School she also enjoyed playing...

 


 

Mary (Burns) Scriven

October 28, 1932 - December 11, 2021

Mary M. Scriven age 89 and longtime resident of Groton passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at Bridges assisted living facility in Pembroke. She was the loving wife of the late Lawrence Scriven. Mary was born in Newton, Massachusetts on October 28, 1932, the daughter of the late Joseph and Edith (Littlefield) Burns. Raised and educated in Newton, Mary attended Newton High School and graduated in 1949. Mary was a devoted...

 


 

Donald A. Newcombe

June 4, 1928 - December 6, 2021

DUE TO COVID CASES INCREASING, THE PERIOD OF VISITATION ON JANUARY 15, 2022 HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE. Donald Alexander Newcombe died peacefully on December 6, 2021 in Concord, MA. He was born on June 4, 1928 in Melrose, MA to Alexander Scruton Newcombe and Marion Comey Newcombe. Don is known for his perseverance and ability to problem solve, as he overcame many obstacles in his life. Having survived the polio virus as a young boy...

 


 

M. Eleanor Mendes

June 15, 1928 - December 5, 2021

M. Eleanor Mendes, age 93 of Moultonborough, NH and Ayer, MA passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, peacefully in her sleep. She was the wife of the late John S. Mendes of Arlington. Eleanor was born on June 15, 1928, in Cambridge, MA, the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Becker) Evans. Raised and educated in Somerville, Ellie graduated from Somerville High School in 1946. She went on to work in business, managing accounts payable...

 


 

Marie Arlene Rausa

October 12, 1931 - November 27, 2021

Marie Arlene Rausa (Rizzo) died peacefully at home on November 27, 2021, surrounded by her enormous and loud family. Marie was known for her sense of humor, biting wit, and her proclivity for speaking her mind. Marie was born October 12, 1931, and grew up in Somerville, spending memorable summers at Long Lake in Littleton. In 1957 Marie moved to Littleton with her husband, Smokin' Joe Rausa (deceased 2016). During her years of raising her...

 


 

Ronald Philip Goddard

September 7, 1931 - November 25, 2021

Ronald Philip Goddard, 90, a lifelong resident of Littleton, returned to the Lord on Thursday, November 25, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of 58 years to the late Ann Donohue Goddard. Ronald was born in Ayer on September 7, 1931, the son of the late Ralph and Evelyn (Griffin) Goddard. Raised and educated in Littleton, Ronald graduated from Littleton High School in the Class of 1949 and later from Fitchburg...

 


 

Theresa Mary Poitras

December 26, 1929 - November 25, 2021

Theresa Mary Poitras, age 91, passed away at home Thanksgiving morning, November 25, 2021, with her family by her side. Theresa was born in Lowell, MA, on December 26, 1929, daughter to the late Joseph and Elvira (Cesarone) Castellano. She was raised and educated in Lowell, graduating from Lowell High School, Class of 1947 and matriculated to Lowell Commercial College graduating in 1949. She worked as an executive secretary in Lowell until...

 


 

Karen C. (Ferreira) Amis

February 17, 1978 - November 24, 2021

After living with a rare form of cancer for more than three years, Karen Christine Ferreira Amis, age 43, passed away at home on November 24, 2021, surrounded by her loved ones in Westford, Mass. She is survived by her loving husband Gregory Amis; their children, Leo and Margot; her caring parents, Christine and Anthony Ferreira; her brother and sister-in law, Stephen and Errin Ferreira, and their daughter Amelia; her sister Kristen Ferreira;...

 


 

Dianne (Uhlendorff) Bonnell

October 5, 1940 - November 21, 2021

Dianne (Uhlendorff) Bonnell, 81 and a longtime resident of Ayer and Billerica, passed away peacefully in the presence of her loved ones on November 21, 2021. She was the beloved wife for over 60 years to Thomas Bonnell. Dianne was born in Somerville on October 5, 1940, a daughter to the late Carl and Elizabeth (Kent) Uhlendorff. Dianne was raised in Lexington and attended school there she played field hockey and met her husband Thomas who...

 


 

Anthony "Tony" Corsetti

August 9, 1941 - November 18, 2021

Anthony "Tony" Corsetti, 80 and a longtime Groton resident, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Irene (Mason) Corsetti for 56 years. Tony was born on August 9, 1941 in St. Angelo Cassino, Italy, a son of the late Vincenzo and Graziella (Palombo) Corsetti. He emigrated with his family to the United States in 1956 and honorably served in the Army National Guard. In 1965 he married Irene, the love of his...

 


 

Patricia (Phillips) "Pat" Hamilton

July 31, 1943 - November 11, 2021

Patricia A. (Pat, Patsy) Hamilton, long time resident of Pepperell, MA, died of natural causes on November 11, 2021, at the age of 78. Patricia is predeceased by her husband Thomas E. Hamilton and survived by her daughters Amy L. Kennedy (Sudbury, MA) and Jennifer (Jenna) A. Kennedy (Napa, CA), son-in-law David Sette-Ducati (Sudbury, MA), and grandsons Owen Sette-Ducati and Jack Sette-Ducati. She is also predeceased by her parents, Wendell E...

 


 

Rosemary (Farber) Jackson

March 18, 1928 - November 10, 2021

Rosemary (Farber) Jackson age 93, of Littleton passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Rose Monahan Hospice House in Worcester surrounded by her children. She was the loving wife of 66 years to the late Robert Jackson. Born on March 18, 1928, in Cambridge, Rosemary was the daughter of the late August and Lena (Richard) Farber. Raised and educated in Watertown, Rosemary attended Watertown High School and graduated in 1946. Rosemary...

 


 

Richard Paul Koegler

March 24, 1955 - November 8, 2021

Richard Paul Koegler, a longtime resident of Littleton, MA, died of natural causes at home on November 8, 2021. He was 66. Richard, who went by Rick, was a father, a boyfriend, a grandfather, a friend, and Assistant Treasurer at Kadant, Inc., where he worked for almost 30 years. Rick is survived by his three children, Alison Bihrle, Cynthia Koegler, Eric Koegler and their partners, Richard C. Bihrle, Ryan Ersland, and Hannah Attarian;...

 


 

Carol Healy Sweeney

April 2, 1952 - November 2, 2021

Carol Healy Sweeney, 69, a resident of Bolton, formerly of Littleton, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2021. She is the devoted wife of Daniel G. Sweeney. Carol was born in Ayer, MA on April 2, 1952, a daughter to the late Richard and Christine (Pierce) Healy. She attended and graduated from Littleton High School in 1970 and continued her education at Saint Elizabeth Hospital nursing program in Boston earning her RN degree in 1975....

 


 

Beverley M. (Scharch) Bosley

August 26, 1928 - November 1, 2021

Beverley Mae (Scharch) Bosley, 92 and a longtime Ashby resident, formerly of Pepperell, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2021. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Bosley, Sr., who passed away in 2012. Beverley was born in Syracuse, NY on August 26, 1928, a daughter of the late John and Viva (Seabury) Scharch. Her family relocated to Pepperell in 1938 and she graduated from Pepperell High School in 1946 and moved to West Groton where...

 


 

Ruth A. (Dodds) Wolfson

January 17, 1927 - November 1, 2021

Ruth Wolfson passed away in her sleep November 1, 2021, in Bridges by Epoch at Nashua, NH. She was 94. Ruth was born on January 17, 1927, in Ayer, MA. She was the daughter of James W. Dodds and Ethel D. (Wright) Dodds. She is pre-deceased by her husband and her significant other. She is survived by her children. She graduated nursing school at Mount Auburn Hospital in 1948. On August 20, 1950, she married William Walter Wolfson II in...

 


 

George Michael Standley

May 17, 1949 - October 31, 2021

George Michael Standley, 72 ,resident of Chelmsford, passed away on Sunday, October 31, at Lowell General Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Debra Jane (Trask) Greene Standley. Born in Peterborough, New Hampshire on May 17, 1949, George was the son of the late George R. and Emilie (Richards) Standley. Raised and Educated in New Ipswich, NH, George attended Appleton Academy and graduated in 1967. From there, George...

 


 

Jerry Lee Wooding

December 17, 1942 - October 28, 2021

Jerry Lee Wooding, age 78 and longtime resident of Groton, passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2021, in rehab at Life Care center of Acton. He was the loving husband of Sharon (Gilfillan) Wooding. Born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania on December 17, 1942, a son to the late Park Emmit and Mary Emma (Moyer) Wooding, he grew up in McVeytown, where he became involved in Boy Scouts, especially camp counseling, and earned the rank of Eagle Scout before...

 


 

Robert J. Maimone

January 6, 1951 - October 21, 2021

Robert (Bob) Joseph Maimone, 70, Littleton resident and a dedicated husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on October 21, 2021. Bob overcame the complexities of paraplegia and blindness as the result of an auto accident in 2004, with great resilience. He was a source of inspiration to loved ones, who witnessed him refuse to let his disability define him, live life to the fullest, and successfully conquer any challenge. He is...

 


 

Bruce R. O'Leary

January 23, 1957 - October 19, 2021

Bruce R. O'Leary age 64, of Westford and Wells, ME, formerly of Newton, passed away peacefully on October 19, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of Joan (Daly) O'Leary. Proud father of Justin Swanson of Westford and Darren Swanson and his fiancee, Megan Sullivan of Littleton. Loving son of the late Joseph O'Leary and Margaret (Dacey) O'Leary. Cherished brother of Mariann O'Brien and her husband Frank of...

 


 

Jaime G. Alvarado, Jr.

December 29, 1994 - October 18, 2021

Jaime Gerald Alvarado, Jr. age 26 and Littleton resident passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021. He was the son of and Andrea Lynch Alvarado of Littleton and Jaime G. Alvarado of Manhattan, IL Born in Lowell, MA on December 29, 1994 he was raised in Littleton. At a young age Jaime began using music as a way to express himself, and through the years his love for music and his craft never wavered. He wouldn't go anywhere without his guitar. ...

 


 

Wayne G. Sharpe, Jr.

September 12, 1942 - October 17, 2021

Wayne G. Sharpe, Jr., 79 and a longtime Hollis, NH resident passed away suddenly on October 17, 2021 in Nashua, NH. He was the loving husband to Shirley (Barratt) Sharpe for over 55 years. Wayne was born in Newton, MA on September 12, 1942, a son to the late Wayne and Ruth (Norman) Sharpe. He was raised in Lexington and attended Lexington High School. He went on to graduate from Northeastern University with a BS with highest honors in...

 


 

Robert Charles McLaughlin, Sr.

August 28, 1928 - October 16, 2021

Robert Charles McLaughlin, Sr. age 93, longtime resident of Pepperell, formerly of Dorchester and Cambridge, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at the Apple Valley Center in Ayer. He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth "Liz" (Shallow) McLaughlin. Raised and educated in Cambridge, Robert was the son of the late John and Rose (Doherty) McLaughlin – Gatta. After graduating high school, Robert enlisted in the United States...

 


 

Janice H. (Dykhuizen) Mudgett

January 8, 1932 - October 16, 2021

Janice Dykhuizen Mudgett, age 89, previous resident of Hudson, MA and formerly a longtime resident of Harvard, MA passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield, MA. She was the wife of 60 years to the late Kenneth E. Mudgett. Janice was born in Burlington, VT on January 8, 1932. She attended Burlington High School and graduated from the University of Vermont. After graduation she began...

 


 

Amy Paivinen Coull

April 27, 1957 - October 15, 2021

Amy Paivinen Coull of Westford MA and Cliff Island ME, age 64, passed away peacefully at MGH on October 15, 2021, as a result of aggressive breast cancer which she battled over the last year with grace and dignity. She was a homemaker, a talented artist (wood, clay and fabric sculpting), an exceptional writer, flute player, master gardener, clothing designer and seamstress. Amy created beautiful things and greatly enjoyed hosting dinner...

 


 

Marlowe A. Alspaugh

April 13, 1934 - October 14, 2021

Marlowe Anne Alspaugh, 87 of Acton, MA and formerly of Valparaiso, IN, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021. She was born April 13, 1934, in Bellevue, OH to Ralph and Dorothy (Musselman) Beckley. Marlowe graduated from Bellevue High School in 1952 and attended the University of Cincinnati where she met and married Dale Alspaugh after which she devoted her life to supporting her family and friends. She was an excellent hostess and loved...

 


 

Alan (Summersby) Emmet

August 8, 1927 - October 9, 2021

Alan Summersby Emmet, 94, author of numerous books and articles on historic gardens, as well as a novel and two memoirs, died of cancer at home in Westford, MA on October 9. Mrs. Emmet was best known for her book So Fine a Prospect – Historic New England Gardens (University Press of New England, 1996). That book was a 1996 New York Times Notable Book about major private gardens in New England. Earlier, Mrs. Emmet published Cambridge,...

 


 

Melvyn Edward Metcalf

December 7, 1938 - October 5, 2021

Melvyn Edward Metcalf age 82 and long-time Pepperell resident passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. He was the beloved and devoted husband of 63 years to the late Nellie (Ross) Metcalf who died on July 24, 2021. Born in Groton, Massachusetts on December 7, 1938, he was the son of the late Otis and Melina (Bulger) Metcalf. He attended Ayer high school and soon after enlisted in the United States Navy where he...

 


 

Phyllis Foss

August 28, 1930 - October 3, 2021

Phyllis Foss, age 91, of Boxborough, passed away on Sunday October 3, 2021, at Bear Mountain Healthcare in Andover. She was the wife of the late Sgt. Robert F. Foss. Born on August 28, 1930, Phyllis was the daughter of the late Albion Walker Morse and Stella E. (Cobleigh) Morse. One of six siblings, Phyllis had five brothers, Benny, John, Roger, Donald, and Warren. She was known by many as "Aunty Phyl." Raised and educated in Boxborough...

 


 

Katherine C. "Kay" (Wilkey) Kimball

March 28, 1931 - September 30, 2021

Katherine "Kay" Caroline Kimball passed away peacefully at 90 years young on September 30th, 2021. She joins her late husband, Stanley M. Kimball preceding her in 2014. Born March 28, 1931 in Athol, MA the youngest daughter of William A. Wilkey and Sybil (Hallin) Wilkey. A graduate of Littleton High School, Kay worked at the Union National Bank, where she met two of her life long friends, Theresa and Marion. Kay was an active member of...

 


 

Douglas A. Cregar

December 11, 1964 - September 26, 2021

Douglas "Doug" A. Cregar, a life long resident of Harvard, passed away on Sunday September 26th at St Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston. He was the beloved son of Royall and Sandra (Richardson) Cregar. A 1983 graduate of The Bromfield School and 1996 graduate of Niagra University with a BA in Fine Arts (Theater, Management). His interests included genealogy, theater, the Red Sox and Harvard History. He was most passionate about Harvard...

 


 

Kathlene M. (Feeney) McQuaid

June 11, 1978 - September 23, 2021

Katie McQuaid, 43 left this world unexpectedly on Thursday September 23, 2021 at Backus Hospital in Norwich CT surrounded by her loving family. Katie is the daughter of Darlene Shnaper and the late Richard Feeney Jr. and stepmom Mary Feeney Katie leaves behind her husband Patrick McQuaid, her Mother Darlene Shnaper, stepdad Gary Shnaper, sisters Erin Feeney and Danielle Shnaper, brother-in-law Mark Ragusa and stepmom Mary Feeney, many...

 


 

Joyce Estelle Conant Lovejoy

b: June 28, 1936

Joyce Estelle Conant Lovejoy, of Concord, passed away on Oct 30, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's and spinal stenosis. She was born in Concord, Mass on June 28, 1936. She grew up in Littleton, MA, and in 1954, she graduated from Littleton High School. She graduated cum laude from Bates College with a Bachelor of Science and a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1958. After graduating from college, Joyce took a job as an...