Mark Horenstein, 59, of Upton, passed away on July 8, 2014 with family at his side

funeral candle

Mark Horenstein, age 59, of Upton, passed away on July 8, 2014 with family at his side. Mark enjoyed his life to the fullest with his wife of 33 years, Polly and his two children Sam and Hannah and his brother Jim.  In addition all of his nieces, nephews and loving friends.  Mark was a master gold smith.  In life Mark's pleasures were the ocean and living each day to the fullest.  Mark was a jack of all trades and master of all. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend visiting hours at … [Read more...]

Penelope “Penny” (Paddock) Kelley, 76


Penelope “Penny” (Paddock) Kelley, 76, of Upton, formerly of Westborough, died June 10, 2014 at Beaumont of Northborough. She leaves her daughter, Debra Mullin and husband Joel of Whitinsville and her son, David Kelley of Upton; two grandsons, Joel Mullin and Matthew Mullin. Born in Somerville and raised in Lincoln, she was the daughter of Louis and Anna (Eaton) Paddock. Penny was employed as an administrative assistant for Digital Equipment Corp. in Westborough during the 1980s. She was an … [Read more...]

Dorothy M. (Finnegan) St. Andre, 88

funeral candle

Dorothy M. (Finnegan) St. Andre, 88, of Upton, was called home to the Lord on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Milford Regional Medical Center. Her husband of 68 years, Edward C. St. Andre, died in January. Mrs. St. Andre was born in Worcester, a daughter of the late Myles and Rose (Pincince) Finnegan. She was a straw worker in the West Upton hat industry for most of her life and then worked as an assembler at Telechron in Ashland for many years. She also worked as a nursing assistant for the VNA … [Read more...]

Donald F. Carey, 90, of Upton – World War II Army veteran who served with the Infantry and Combat Engineers in Europe


Donald F. Carey, 90, of Upton, died Friday, May 23, 2014 in the Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence in Worcester after an illness. He was the husband of Edith (Merrill) Carey. Mr. Carey was born in Malden, one of seven sons of the late George and Florence (Robson) Carey. Educated in Malden schools, he continued his education at a technical school and was a World War II Army veteran who served with the Infantry and Combat Engineers in Europe and then attained the rank of Sergeant with the Army Air … [Read more...]

James W. Jacobson, Sr., 75 – U.S. Navy Veteran and former scoutmaster and auxiliary police officer in Upton


James W. Jacobson, Sr., 75, of Marlboro, died peacefully on Thursday, May 22, 2014 with his family at his side in UMass Medical Center in Worcester. He was the husband of Gail A. (Nickel) Osterhoudt. Mr. Jacobson was born in Worcester, a son of the late John F. and Isabelle L. (Phipps) Jacobson, and lived in Upton before coming to Marlboro over 20 years ago. A U. S. Navy veteran, he worked as a utility technician for Corning in Marlboro and then as a part-time shuttle driver for EMC in Hopkinton … [Read more...]

Mary A. (Summers) Strachan, 95, a lifelong resident of Upton


Mary A. (Summers) Strachan, 95, a lifelong resident of Upton, died Tuesday morning, May 20, 2014 in the Blaire House in Milford after a period of declining health. She was the widow of James A. Strachan, who died in 2003 after 62 years of marriage. Mrs. Strachan was born in Uxbridge, a daughter of the late William and Mary Ellen (VanRiper) Summers. She was a 1937 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Milford and attended the Worcester Museum School of Art. A talented milliner, she worked for the … [Read more...]

Beatrice (Wood) Wood, 94, a lifelong Upton resident


Beatrice (Wood) Wood, 94, a lifelong Upton resident, died Monday evening, May 19, 2014 in Beaumont Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center in Northbridge after a period of declining health. She was the widow of Norman S. Wood, Sr., who died in 1996 after 54 years of marriage. Mrs. Wood was born in Milford, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Annie (Gerald) Wood. She was a graduate of Upton High School and the former Massachusetts State College, now the University of Massachusetts. She was a … [Read more...]

Lois J. Taylor, 85 – lifelong Mendon resident and former MURSD Secretary for 26 years


Mendon / Buzzards Bay – Lois J. Taylor, 85, of Buzzards Bay and former lifelong resident of Mendon, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Taylor who died in 1999. She was born in Worcester in 1929 the daughter of the late William Mark and Mabel (Spaulding) Wagner and attended Mendon Public Schools. Mrs. Taylor was a secretary for 26 years in the Mendon- Upton School System. She had once been active with the Mendon PTA. She enjoyed traveling, bird … [Read more...]

Helen Theresa Palmer, 86


Helen Theresa Palmer, 86, of Upton, died on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at her home in Upton, while surrounded by her family. She was pre-deceased by her husband Robert E. Palmer. She is survived by children: Anna Mae Grout, and her husband Jimmy of Loris SC, Terry Lambert of Marlboro, Deanna Blais and her husband Andy of Marlboro, Nancy Bent and her husband Richard of Marlboro, Jeannette Laucis and her husband Kenny of Upton, Robert Palmer and his wife Donna of Holden, and David Palmer and his … [Read more...]

Theresa A. (Beaudoin) Girard, 86, of Upton


Theresa A. (Beaudoin) Girard, 86, of Upton, died Thursday May 8, 2014. She was the wife of the late George R. Girard who died in 2004. Mrs. Girard was employed for 25 years as a Machine Operator for General Electric in Ashland until her retirement in 1980. She had previously worked for the former Bickford Shoe and the former Porter Shoe both of Milford. Mrs. Girard was born September 19, 1927 in Milford the daughter of the late Docithe and Angelina (Gareri) Beaudoin. She attended the former … [Read more...]


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,856 other followers