Margaret C. (Desmarais) Johnson, 82

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Margaret C. (Desmarais) Johnson, 82, of Upton, died late Saturday, November 21, 2015 in St. Camillus Health Center in Northbridge after an illness. Her husband of 60 years, Herbert L. Johnson, died in 2012.   Mrs. Johnson was born in Milford, the daughter of the late Armand and Marian C. (Piotrowski) Desmarais. A graduate of the former Mendon High School, she was a homemaker who lived in Upton since 1969.   She leaves two sons, Stephen Johnson of Phoenix, AZ, and Paul Johnson and his wife … [Read more...]

Gerald J. Lavergne, 81

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Gerald J. Lavergne, 81, of Upton, died Monday, November 16, 2015 in U Mass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester just days after being stricken ill. He was the husband of Elizabeth E. (Akeley) Lavergne.   Mr. Lavergne was born in Milford, the son of the late Gerard J. and Caroline M. (Smith) Lavergne. He was a U. S. Army veteran who served in the Army of Occupation of Germany and worked as a machine operator at Micro Group in Medway for 30 years, retiring in 2009. A member of the George L. Wood … [Read more...]

Nancy E. (Churchill) Kennedy, 91

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Nancy E. (Churchill) Kennedy, 91, of Upton, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2015 at the Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late George P. Kennedy.    Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late George and Nanine (Sprague) Churchill. She was educated in Worcester schools and graduated from Worcester Classical High School in 1942. Nancy also attended and graduated from Becker Junior College.    Nancy was employed as a bookkeeper for Town Line Dairy for 25 years … [Read more...]

James J. Gormley, Jr., 70

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James J. Gormley, Jr., 70, of Upton, died Mon., Oct. 26, 2015 at his home after a battle with lung cancer. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Popec) Gormley, who died in 2011 after 39 years of marriage.   Mr. Gormley was born in Boston, a son of the late James and Helen (Jordan) Gormley. He grew up in Quincy and was a U S Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. A graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, Framingham State, and Worcester State; he had a nearly two decade career at Hewlett … [Read more...]

Steven C. Cote, 48

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Steven C. Cote, 48, of Milford and formerly of Upton, died Monday, October 12, 2015 at his home. Born in Milford, the son of Beverly A. (Snow) Cote of Upton and the late Arthur J. Cote, Sr., he was a 1986 graduate of Nipmuc Regional High School and worked in the construction industry. In addition to his mother, he leaves four brothers, Arthur Cote, Jr. and his wife Robin of Ashland, Michael Cote of Upton, Richard Cote and his wife Tina of Grafton, and Jeffrey Cote and his wife Lori of … [Read more...]

George A. Moir, 95

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George A. Moir, 95, of Upton, died early Wednesday, September 2, 2015, in Countryside Healthcare in Milford. His wife of 56 years, Elise M. (Toomey) Moir, died in 2008. Mr. Moir was born in Graniteville, VT, the son of the late George and Margaret (McLellan) Moir. He was a graduate of Worcester Boys Trade School and worked as a foreman for Tennessee Gas Pipeline for 33 years, retiring in 1985. A WWII Army veteran who saw action in Europe, he was a member of the George L. Wood VFW Post, … [Read more...]

Richard A. Lemoine, 89

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Richard A. Lemoine, 89, died Saturday, August 8, 2015 in Beaumont Nursing Home in Northbridge after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Anne E. “Betty” Lemoine, with whom he was married for almost 66 years. Dick was born in Northbridge, a son of the late George and Alice (LeBlanc) Lemoine. He was a graduate of Northbridge High School, where he played football and track. He served ten years with the Navy Seabees, in the Philippines during World War II and in Africa during the … [Read more...]


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