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...]

Gaston M. “Gus” Dufresne, 85

Gaston Dufresne

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...]


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