Barbara E. (Moroney) Knight, 88 – lifelong resident of Upton

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UPTON - Barbara E. (Moroney) Knight, 88, of Upton, died Wed., April 22, in St. Camillus Health Center in Northbridge after a period of declining health. Her husband of 56 years, Ernest M. “Pete” Knight, died in 2003. Mrs. Knight was born in Upton, a daughter of the late John and Claire (McCarty) Moroney and was a lifelong resident. A graduate of the former St. Mary’s High School in Milford, she was a communicant of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in Upton. In family tradition, she worked for … [Read more...]

Elsie J. (Adams) Craib, 96

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UPTON - Elsie J. (Adams) Craib, 96, a former long-time resident of Upton, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Genesis Healthcare Center in Milford after a period of declining health. She was the widow of John E. Craib, who died in 1987. Mrs. Craib was born in Scranton, PA, a daughter of the late Edwin and Edith (DeGrant) Adams. She graduated from Westchester University in PA, earned her master’s degree at Worcester State College, and taught for 35 years in West Newbury, Hopedale, and Shrewsbury. … [Read more...]

Rose K. Mango, 89, a former long-time resident of Upton

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Rose K. Mango, 89, a former long-time resident of Upton, died early Sun., March 8, 2015, at Stella Maris in Timonium, MD after a period of declining health. She was a registered nurse who worked in Veterans Administration hospitals in West Roxbury, Framingham, and Rutland and then at the former Belmont Hospital in Worcester before retiring in 1980. Rose was born in Portland, ME, one of eight children of the late Carmino and Vincenza (Avoila) Mango. She came to Upton as an infant and lived here … [Read more...]

Connie L. (Arkland) Peterson, 52

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UPTON - Connie L. (Arkland) Peterson, 52, of Upton, died early Friday, February 27, 2015. She was the wife of Cristopher P. Peterson and had worked as a technology consultant, photographer and massage therapist. Connie was born in Boulder, CO, a daughter of Bradley Arkland of Mesa, AZ and Caroline (Picker) Arkland of Boulder. She attended the University of Colorado, and had lived in Milford before coming to Upton 24 years ago. She was committed to the practice of yoga and recently became a … [Read more...]

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...]


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