Barbara A. (Searing) Robertson, 83


UPTON – Barbara A. (Searing) Robertson, 83, of Upton, was called by the Lord to Heaven and passed peacefully in her home on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, with her family by her side. Throughout the past 83 years, her faith, strength, and courage were unshaken through every obstacle she faced. Her family is comforted in knowing that her spirit will shine on. She was born October 28, 1931 at her home in Mansfield, MA. She was the daughter of Harry and Ida (Beaulieu) Searing, who preceded her in … [Read more...]

Thelma E. Daubney, 85

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Thelma E. Daubney, 85, of Westerly, R.I. and formerly of Upton, died late Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 in Lawrence Memorial Hospital in New London, CT after an illness. Thelma was born in Northbridge, a daughter of the late Henry and Ethel (Culley) Daubney. She worked at the former Kartiganer Hat Company in West Upton and then as a machinist at other area manufacturers, retiring in 1991 from Fenwal Safety in Marlboro before moving to Westerly. She had been a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Order … [Read more...]

Mihran “Joe” Matellian, 88


Mihran  "Joe" Matellian, 88 of Hopedale, MA and Wellington, FL passed away peacefully on October 5, 2014.  He was a patient at Darcy Hall of Life Care in West Palm Beach, FL.  He was born October 13, 1925 in Hopedale, MA and was a 75 year resident of Hill St (White City) prior to his retirement in Wellington FL.  He was the eldest son of Kachig and Goulizar (Ehmalian) Matellian.  He was predeceased by  his brother Hampar "Jimmy" Matellian in 1998, and his long time companion Sally Ann Leary in … [Read more...]

John Gaskill, 88 – formerly of Upton

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John F. Gaskill July 31, 1926 - September 19, 2014 Naples, FL John Gaskill of Naples, FL, and formerly of Mendon and Upton, passed away on September 19, 2014 at the age of 88. John was best know for his many years as the owner of three restaurants on the Main Street of Milford, Mary Lynn's, The Soda Shoppe, and Johnny Jacks. Known as "Honest John" to many, he never let anyone go without food regardless of their ability to pay. He leaves behind his wife of 66 years, Dorothy (Murray) … [Read more...]

George A. Klink, 83, formerly of Upton


UPTON - George A. Klink, 83, formerly of Upton, died Thurs., Sept. 11, 2014, in the Odd Fellows Home in Worcester after a period of declining health. His wife of 60 years, Rose S. (Altrath) Klink, died in April. George was born in Hillside, NJ, a son of the late George J. and Teresa (Loew) Klink. He attended Hillside High School, Rutgers University and Quinsigamond Community College and served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He came to Upton from NJ in 1971 and worked a variety … [Read more...]

Timothy Applegate, 55

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Timothy Applegate, 55, of Upton, passed away at home on Monday, September 8, 2014 after a prolonged illness. Tim was born in Springfield, IL, the son of Shirley J. (Mickel) Applegate of Lebanon, TN and the late James H. Applegate. He served with the U.S. Marine Corp from 1981 to 1987 and worked as a product manager at EMC. He was a Harley Davidson and Corvette enthusiast. Tim is survived by his loving wife, Cynthia (Boynton) Applegate and his son Sean of Upton; a daughter, Alissa Hill and … [Read more...]

Linda A. (Leclaire) DeLang, 66

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Linda A. (Leclaire) DeLang, 66, of Uxbridge, died Mon., Sept. 8, 2014 in Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of William J. DeLang. Linda was born in Worcester, a daughter of the late Arthur and Arline (Closson) Leclaire. She grew up in Upton and was a graduate of Nipmuc Regional High School and Pondville School of Nursing. She then lived in Northbridge before moving to Uxbridge in 1976. She was an LPN who worked at Milford Hospital, the Evergreen Center, and then for the Uxbridge … [Read more...]


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