John J. “Jack” Triggs, 67

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UPTON - John J. “Jack” Triggs, 67, of Upton, died early Wednesday, February 25, 2014 at his home after a 5-year battle with cancer. He was the husband of Trina (Citro) Triggs and President of ATC Technologies, Inc. of Haverhill and Wilmington.   Mr. Triggs was born in Boston, a son of the late James and Rose (Perdicaro) Triggs, and grew up in Hyde Park. An Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he lived in Waltham before coming to Upton 30 years ago.   In addition to his wife of almost 33 years, … [Read more...]

William S. Evans, 89


Upton - William S. Evans, 89 , of Upton died Jan. 21, 2015 in Milford Regional Hospital, Milford. He was the husband of the late Eleanor A. (Parkhurst) Evans who died in 2004. Mr. Evans was employed for more than 30 years as a truck driver for the Upton Fuel & Construction Co. and served as the Town of Upton Highway Supt. for 5 years before his retirement in 1988. He was born in Ipswich on Sept. 24, 1925, son of the late William S. and Eva (Herman) Evans and had lived most of his life in … [Read more...]

Shirley T. (Clark) Caputo, 90

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Shirley T. (Clark) Caputo, 90, of Westborough and formerly of Upton, died early Tues., Jan. 13, 2015 after a period of declining health. Her husband of 57 years, Francis L. Caputo, died in 2001.    Mrs. Caputo was born in Beacon, NY, a daughter of the late H. Homer and Frances (Freeman) Clark. She was a 1943 graduate of the former Upton High School and had lived in Upton most of her life until moving to Westborough three years ago. She was a member of the United Parish of Upton, where she … [Read more...]

Gaston M. “Gus” Dufresne, 85

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UPTON - Gaston M. "Gus" Dufresne, 85, of Upton, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 in U Mass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester after an illness. His wife of 57 years,  Claire M. (Blanchard) Dufresne, died in 2010.   Mr. Dufresne was born in Lewiston, ME, the son of the late Albert and Edwilda (Simoneau) Dufresne. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was an auto assembler at General Motors in Framingham for 30 years, retiring in 1983. He then worked as a custodian at Blackstone … [Read more...]

Joy M. (Baldwin) Reed, 79


Joy M. (Baldwin) Reed, 79, of Upton, died Thursday, December 25, 2014 in Milford Regional Medical Center after an illness. She was the wife of Edwin R. Reed. Mrs. Reed was born in Upton, the daughter of the late Elmer C. Baldwin and Thelma A. (Brownell) Tumolo. She grew up in Upton and had lived in Westborough for many years before returning to Upton over 25 years ago. She enjoyed crafts and was a frequent patron of the VFW flea market in Upton. In addition to her husband of 64 years, she … [Read more...]

Lynn A. Lumenti-Melfi, 46


Lynn A. Lumenti-Melfi, 46, of Holiday, FL and Upton, MA, passed away suddenly at her home Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. She is survived by her parents, Anthony and Karen Woloski Lumenti of Holiday, FL and Hyannis, MA; brother, Steven Lumenti of Hyannis, MA; former husband, Lawrence P Melfi of Staten Island, NY; uncle, Lee Valente of Milford, MA; aunt, Alice Woloski of Burlington, MA; and many cousins. Lynn is a graduate of Nipmuc Regional High School, Mendon, MA, class of 1986 and a graduate of … [Read more...]

Gerald L. Meiler, 83

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Gerald L. Meiler, 83, of Upton, died peacefully December 9, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Sandra L. (Natalzia) Meiler for 44 years. Born in Buffalo, New York on July 10 1931, he was the son of the late Ferdinand and Rosa (Schilling) Meiler. Mr. Meiler was raised in Lancaster, New York and resided there until moving to Massachusetts in 1975. He attended St Marys High School in Lancaster and represented his high school at Boys State at Colgate University. … [Read more...]


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