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John Warren "Jay" Geils, Jr.

February 20, 1946 - April 11, 2017

John Geils, the guitarist who founded the J. Geils Band well-known for the hits "Love Stinks," "Freeze Frame," and "Centerfold," died Tuesday, April 10, 2017, at his home in Groton, Massachusetts. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here. Services will be private Local arrangements under the care of Badger Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, Groton.
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Ruth Emma Wilson

May 19, 1914 - January 10, 2017

Ruth Emma (Clark) Wilson age 102 of Groton passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley. She was the wife of the late Frank James Wilson. Born in Carlisle, Ma on May 19, 1914 she was the daughter of the late Romey Lyle and Rose May (Fadden) Clark. Ruth attended Carlisle Elementary Schools and her family moved to South Chelmsford where she graduated from Chelmsford...
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Ruth Emma Wilson

May 19, 1914 - January 10, 2017

Ruth Emma Wilson May 19, 1914 - January 10, 2017 Ruth Emma (Clark) Wilson age 102 of Groton passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley. She was the wife of the late Frank James Wilson. Born in Carlisle, Ma on May 19, 1914 she was the daughter of the late Romey Lyle and Rose May (Fadden) Clark. Ruth attended Carlisle Elementary Schools and her family moved...
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Susanne Margaret Ludwig

September 19, 1934 - January 9, 2017

Susanne Ludwig passed away on January 9, 2017. She suffered from a chronic lung disease. She was born in Stoneham, MA on September 19, 1934. She grew up in Woburn and graduated from St. Charles Borromeo High School, Class of 1952. She moved to Littleton in 1966 and then to Pepperell in 1984. Mrs. Ludwig, a communicant of Our Lady of Grace Parish St, Joseph's Church, served as a Eucharistic...
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Hamed Adam Hamzehdoost

December 31, 2016

Hamed Adam Hamzehdoost age 23 of Groton passed away on December 31, 2016. Beloved son of Ahmad Hamzehdoost and Cynthia Pitkin. Loving brother of Katie and Kiana Hamzehdoost and Charlie McLaughlin. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Hamed  on Saturday, Jan. 7 from 2:00-6:00 pm in the Badger Funeral Home, 45 School St, GROTON.  At the families request please omit flowers...
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Hamed Adam Hamzehdoost

December 31, 2016

Hamed Adam Hamzehdoost GROTON – Hamed Adam Hamzehdoost, 23, of Reedy Meadow Road, passed away on December 31, 2016. Born on May 16, 1993 in Sacramento, CA, he was the youngest child and beloved son of Cynthia Pitkin and Ahmad Hamzehdoost. Hamed attended Isabelle Jackson Elementary School in Sacramento before moving to Groton. While in high school he participated in cross country, indoor and...
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Sebastian W. Carbone

August 24, 1948 - December 28, 2016

Sebastian W. Carbone “Sibby” age 68 of Groton formerly of Waltham passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Massachusetts General Hospital following an illness. Born on August 24, 1948 in Cambridge he was the son of the late Domenic and Helen (Marcucci) Carbone. Raised and educated in Waltham, he graduated from Waltham High School and later enlisted in the United States Army...
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Sebastian W. Carbone

August 24, 1948 - December 28, 2016

Sebastian W. Carbone "Sibby" age 68 of Groton formerly of Waltham passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Massachusetts General Hospital following an illness. Born on August 24, 1948 in Cambridge he was the son of the late Domenic and Helen (Marcucci) Carbone. Raised and educated in Waltham, he graduated from Waltham High School and later enlisted in the United States Army during the...
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Marlene Byron

June 7, 1935 - December 25, 2016

Marlene (Brennan) Byron age 81 of Groton, MA passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton.  She was the wife of the late Charles M. Byron, Jr. Born in Worcester on June 7, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Earl Flagg Brennan and Verna Louise (Heath) Brennan. Raised and educated in Holden, Marlene sang in the Worcester Chorus as part of the...
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Elbert L. Tompkins

March 11, 1929 - December 2, 2016

Dr. Elbert L. Tompkins, III   Elbert “Bert” Tompkins of Groton, MA passed away peacefully on December 2, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family following a long illness.  Bert was born March 11, 1929 in Germantown, PA.  He was a graduate of Westchester State University, PA where he majored in music, and Columbia University where he earned his doctorate in...
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Elbert L. Tompkins III

March 11, 1929 - December 2, 2016

Dr. Elbert L. Tompkins, III Elbert "Bert" Tompkins of Groton, MA passed away peacefully on December 2, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family following a long illness. Bert was born March 11, 1929 in Germantown, PA. He was a graduate of Westchester State University, PA where he majored in music, and Columbia University where he earned his doctorate in Industrial Psychology. Bert...
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Susan Mary McKenna

June 28, 1949 - November 15, 2016

Susan Mary McKenna, of Groton, MA, a lifelong nurse, friend and mother to many, left the planet in the early morning hours of Nov. 15th, 2016.  She was 67. She died at home after a yearlong battle with ovarian cancer. Her last days here were punctuated with friends, family, tears, laughter and moments of wonder and awe.   Ms. McKenna was born June 28, 1949, in Prestbury, England, to ...
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Lawrence Swezey

October 18, 2016

Lawrence "Larry" Weston Swezey passed away on October 18, 2016 at his home in Groton, Massachusetts.   Larry Swezey was born in Elmira, New York in the 1930's. He lost his father to illness at an early age and worked hard with his mother and two brothers to sustain the family.   He enlisted in the Air Force where he trained as an electronics technician. This training ultimately led...
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Joseph J. Rand

September 27, 1946 - October 4, 2016

Joseph J. Rand, age 70 of Groton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at his residence with his loving wife Rita by his side. Born in Boston on September 27, 1946 he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Catherine (Shoulla) Rand. Joe grew up in Dorchester and graduated from Hyde Park High School and Quincy College. Joe enlisted in the United States Navy where he proudly served his...
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Orlo Stephen Thompson

August 15, 1940 - October 4, 2016

  Orlo Stephen Thompson, age 76, of Groton, MA passed away peacefully on October 4, 2016 at Nashoba Valley Medical Center with his loving family by his side.  He was the beloved husband of 55 years to Barbara Kay (Cullen) Thompson. Born in Boston, MA on August 15, 1940, he was the son of the late Orlo Lewis Thompson and Zilpha (Bellinger) Thompson. Raised and educated in Dalton, MA,...
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Wayne William Addy

September 1, 1947 - August 19, 2016

 Wayne William Addy, 68, of Groton, MA passed away Friday, August 19th at Mass General Hospital surrounded by his family. Wayne was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 1st 1947 and grew up in Yalesville, CT.Wayne graduated Lyman Hall High School, Quinnipiac University with a BS in Mathematics, and the University of New Haven with a MS in Computer Science. He was a U.S. Veteran, serving...
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Julia Pietras

September 17, 1929 - June 25, 2016

  Groton  Julia Pietras, 86, of Groton died on June 25, 2016 at Keystone Nursing Home in Leominster.  She was born in Lawrence, MA on September 17, 1929 daughter of the late Andrew and Catherine (Haberski) Pietras. A lifelong resident of Groton, she graduated from Groton High School as Class Valedictorian. She has worked many jobs in the insurance industry in Groton and surround...
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John Fortier

October 20, 1957 - June 21, 2016

  Fortier of Groton, John M. Fortier of Groton, age 58, died on June 21st, 2016 at home with his family. John fought hard for nine months against cancer. John, the son of Paul and Jean Fortier, was born in Berlin, NH and grew up in Sunapee NH. He graduated from Sunapee High School in 1975 and from UNH in 1979. While at UNH, he met Barb Zemlin and they began the world’s longest...
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Grosvenor Raymond Borgmann, Jr.

April 19, 1943 - June 11, 2016

Grosvenor (Grove) Raymond Borgmann, Jr., age 73, of Groton, MA, lost his long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease June 11th, 2016, in the arms of his beloved wife of 47 years, Ingrid.  He died at the VA Hospital GRECC Center in Bedford MA. Born April 19, 1943 in Newton MA, to the late Grosvenor R. and Rosamond (Spidle) Borgmann, Grove was the older of two children.  Grove grew up in...
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James Alton Black

March 13, 1948 - May 23, 2016

Groton James Alton Black, 68, of Groton MA went on to Glory, May 23rd, 2016 at the Apple Valley Center in Ayer, MA surrounded by his loved ones. Born March 13th, 1948 in Red Springs, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Herman Lee and Queen Esther Black. James was a U.S Army Vietnam veteran and had been employed at Raytheon in North Andover, MA. James is survived by his wife Jocelyn of...
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Eilleen Marie Simmons

March 10, 1928 - May 2, 2016

Simmons of Groton Eilleen M. (Jones) (Duffy) Simmons.  She was born in Boston   March 10, 1928. Daughter of the late John J. and Lillian (Sweet) Jones.  Passed away peacefully  May 2, 2016 at her home with family at her side.  Eilleen was a long time resident of Groton and an active member of Our Lady of Grace Parish.  She participated in many organizations...
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Mary E. Ilsley

April 27, 2016

Mary E. (Root) Ilsley of Groton; 98 Mary Elizabeth (Root) Ilsley 98, died peacefully on Wednesday April 27, 2016 surrounded by family. She was the beloved wife of David S. Ilsley, who passed away two years ago after 64 years of devoted and loving marriage. Mary was born in Strafford, Vermont, daughter of the late E. Cora (Searl) and Jethro Root. She grew up loving the outdoors and Vermont...
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Linda Mullendore Brandenburg

August 11, 1947 - February 20, 2016

Linda Mullendore Brandenburg was killed in an automobile accident last Saturday, February 20, 2016. She was driving and her last minute heroics saved her husband’s and dog’s life. Linda and her husband John J. ‘Jack’ Brandeburg were inseparable, along, with their German Shepherd Julia. Jack and Linda moved to Groton in 1987. Jack was working for John Geils at his...
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Eric Peter Hannemann

March 15, 1966 - February 5, 2016

Eric P Hannemann, Beloved Son, Father, and FriendGROTON – Eric P. Hannemann, 49, passed away unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, February 5, 2016, at his home in Groton. He was the husband of Kimberly Hannemann (Maher) of Dunstable for a wonderful 20 years. Eric was born in Groton in 1966, son of Peter and Friedhilde Hannemann also of Groton. Eric was a graduate of Groton Dunstable Regional...
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William Henry Eger

March 2, 1923 - January 1, 2016

 William H. Eger, M. D.Groton, MassachusettsWilliam Henry Eger, M. D., 92, died on January 1, 2016 as he wished, at home with family. He was born March 2, 1923 in Schenectady, New York to William R. Eger and Irene Baez Eger. He attended Union College, and graduated from there following a stint in the Army in World War II. He then went on to get his medical degree from Boston University. He...
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Alfred Enoch Irelan, Jr.

August 29, 1935 - November 16, 2015

Alfred E. Irelan Jr. (Al), son of Alfred E. Sr. and Catherine R. Irelan, passed away November 16, 2015 surrounded by his family and friends.Born October 29, 1935 in Providence, RI, Al grew up in Seekonk, MA. He graduated in 1953 from East Senior High School, Pawtucket, RI, where he was an AAU competitive swimmer. He then joined the Navy.After completing training at the United States Naval...
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Carol Chalmers

November 15, 2015

Carol (Herbert) Chalmers 81, a long time resident of Groton. Died on November 15, 2015. She is survied by loving husband Richard Chalmers of 62 years. She leaves 3 children a son Richard and wife Gail. Daughter Martha and fiance Glenn and Daughter Lisa. 3 grandchildren Nicole and husband Jacob, Andrew and wife Lisa and grandson Nathan. 4 great-grandchildren Gabriel, Thomas, Allison and Amelia.A...
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Kenneth Barr

February 3, 1946 - October 18, 2015

Barr, Kenneth Of Groton MA formerly of Lincoln, MA and previous owner of The Tire Barn in Acton, died suddenly on October 18 2015. Beloved husband of Beth, devoted father to Cydney. Relatives and friends are invited to visit Beth and Cydney on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 2-6 P.M. 173 Gratuity Road, Groton, MA.
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Patricia Ann Grennell

March 16, 1934 - August 12, 2015

Accomplished figure skater, dedicated house wife Grennell, of Groton, August 16, 2015 Patricia Ann (Staffon) Grennell, after brief illness. She was born in Cambridge, MA. March 16, 1934 daughter of the late Arthur H. and Dorothy P. (Jordan) Staffon. Patricia grew up in and around the Arlington, area, graduating high school in 1951. She later received a diploma from the Academie Moderne in...
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Kimberly Ann Lawrence

August 3, 1969 - June 17, 2015

Lawrence of Fitchburg Kimberly Ann Lawrence June 17, 2015 Our little angel has returned to heaven she died at the Seven Hills Pediatric Center in Groton where she had resided most of her life. She was born in Glens Falls, New York August 3, 1969. Daughter of William R. " Buz" and Cecile (Berube) Lawrence of Fitchburg. She had a beautiful smile and personality, Kim fought through many...
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Virginia Butler

December 1, 1924 - May 31, 2015

Groton Virginia (Wooding) Towse Butler, 90, of Groton died at the Golden Living Center in Fitchburg, MA on May 31, 2015. She was born in Arlington, MA on Dec 1. 1924 daughter of the late James and Marion (Faulkner) Wooding and was the wife of the late Daniel Towse and Mark Butler Jr. She grew up in Brookline, MA and was a graduate of Brookline High School Class of 1943. Virginia married Daniel...
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John Joseph Wilson

December 29, 1932 - May 27, 2015

John "Jack" Joseph Wilson ? 82 years young. Jack passed away at home on May 27, 2015 of pulmonary fibrosis, surrounded by his family. He leaves his wife of 25 years, Valerie Baier and his four sons: Peter and his wife Katie of Sudbury, David of Ayer, John of Groton and Daniel and his wife Jennifer of Westford. In addition, he leaves six step children Karen Saisi, Linda Stinson and her partner...
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Aldo Luca

June 25, 1920 - March 23, 2015

Aldo F. Luca Former Town Treasurer and Tax Collector of Groton, former President of Rotary Aldo Luca, 94, of Groton passed on March 23, 2015 with his loving children, Linda and Tim and his son-in-law, Jerry Tarpey by his side. Born in New York City on June 25, 1920, Aldo was the son of Italian immigrants Domenico Luca and his wife, Maria Monetucci. Raised in Brooklyn, he graduated from James...
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Bennett Raddin Black

October 26, 1922 - March 22, 2015

Bennett Raddin Black, 92, passed away on March 22, 2015 at his home in Groton, MA. He was born on October 26, 1922 in Everett, MA. Bennett, "Ben," graduated from the Lawrence Academy at Groton in 1941 and from the University of New Hampshire at Durham in 1947. After graduation, he went to work for Hardware Mutual in Boston where he met and married Mildred Elizabeth Morris in November 1949 and...
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Allan T. Friedrich

December 9, 1952 - March 12, 2015

Allan Thomas Friedrich, age 62, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 12, 2015. He was born in Ayer, MA on December 9, 1952, the son of John R. and Eileen Friedrich and lived most of his life in Groton, MA. He was the beloved husband of Donna (Drew) Friedrich. Allan attended Country Day School in Groton, graduated from Groton High School and went to University of Massachusetts,...
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Jane N. Barry

September 22, 1928 - February 17, 2015

Jane N. Barry Goffstown, NH -- Jane N. (Coates) Barry, 86, died peacefully on Feb. 17, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Roy F. and Mary (Ford) Coates Sr. of Medford, MA. A long time resident of Groton MA, she was predeceased by her husband Henry F. Barry Jr., son Christopher Barry, siblings Roy F. Coates Jr. , Peg Delaney, Irene Brown, and Paul Coates. Survived by siblings Elinor and Jim...
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Roy Fischer

August 5, 1925 - January 19, 2015

Groton Roy E. Fischer 89 of Groton, formerly of Palm Springs, CA, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2015 at Genesis Westford House in Westford. He was born in Boston on August 5, 1925 son of the late Margaret Fischer. He was a longtime resident of Palm Springs CA before moving to Groton in 2004. Roy served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict in the 8th Infantry Division from 1951-1953...
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Ralph H. Lincoln

March 10, 1924 - January 9, 2015

Ralph H. Lincoln passed away on January 9, 2015 at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center. Ralph was the husband of Katheryn (Kitty) Lincoln to whom he was married for 62 years. Born in Milton, Massachusetts, on March 10, 1924, son of the late Holbrook and Margaret (LeFevre) Lincoln. He graduated from Milton High School, class of 1942. Later graduated from Wentworth Institute in 1947 with a...
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Thelma Mollot

September 26, 1911 - December 18, 2014

Thelma Mollot passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton, Ma. She was 103. Her husband Aaron Mollot, a professional pianist and bandleader, passed away in August 2001. She was born Thelma Cora Phillips on September 26, 1911 in Baltimore, Md. Her childhood was spent in the Lehigh Valley area of Pa. For most of her adult life she resided...
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Cheryl Anne Courtney

April 9, 1974 - November 27, 2014

Cheryl Anne Courtney passed away peacefully on November 27, 2014 after a long battle with breast cancer. She is the beloved daughter of Geri Courtney Petrone and stepdaughter of Len Petrone of Methuen. Cherished granddaughter of the late Gert and Chet Alfieri of Somerville. Little sister of Colleen Courtney-Larrabee and Joshua Larrabee of Salem, NH. Sister of Peter Correggio and Karen...
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Alice Vlahos

December 23, 1947 - October 18, 2014

Groton Alice (Jacobs) Vlahos, 66 of Groton died at her home on October 18, 2014. She was born in Groton on December 23, 1947 daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (McDowell) Jacobs. She grew up in Groton and was a graduate of Groton High School and Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She was a Director at the Nashoba Boards of Health Dental Program in...
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Brian Lee Waller

October 1, 2014

Waller of Leominster formerly of Groton - Brian "Butch" Lee Waller, 67, passed away October 1, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born and raised in Groton to parents Caleb and Bernice (Rockwood) Waller. Brian graduated from Groton High School in 1964 and was a volunteer firefighter in his younger years. He was a member of Teamsters Local 170 and long time employee of Sanvel...
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Sandra Alcott

February 24, 1959 - September 16, 2014

Alcott of Groton September 16, 2014 Sandra "Sandy" A. (Daggett) Alcott, RN, died at Massachusetts General Hospital with family and close friends by her side, after a short illness. Sandy was the beloved wife and best friend of Brian and devoted Mom to Kiersten and David. She was born in Leominster, on February 24,1959, daughter of the late Leon F. and Alice T. (Bourque) Daggett. A resident of...
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Maria Biwald

July 12, 1932 - August 21, 2014

Visiting Hours will be at the Badger Funeral Home, 45 School St, Groton,MA on Sunday August 24, 2014. from 3-5 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Grace worshipping at St. James Chuch, West Groton, MA on Monday , Aug 25, 2014 at 10 am. Burial at Groton Cemetery, Groton
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Richard R. Fuccillo

December 5, 1928 - August 7, 2014

Richard R. (Rich) Fuccillo, of Groton, died August 7,2014 at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer. He was a resident of Groton for 62 years. Richard was born in Boston, December 5,1928 son of the late Gaetano and Lena (Rossetti) Fuccillo. He was raised in the famous North End section of the city, an area he fondly reminisced about until his final days. After attending Boston English High, he...
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Evelyn Smith

November 9, 1927 - August 3, 2014

Smith of West Groton , August 3,2014 Evelyn M. Smith died at her home after a brief illness. Daughter of the late Orland E. and Catherine T. (Downs) Spinney and was the wife of the late Vernon L. Smith. A life long resident of West Groton where she attended the schools and was graduate of Groton High School where she was the Class valedictorian class of 1945. Mrs. Smith was a devoted and ...
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Roger S. Benson

December 5, 1955 - July 15, 2014

Groton Roger S. Benson, 58, of Groton died unexpectedly at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, MA on July 15, 2014. He was born in Orange, NJ, on December 5, 1955, son of Fredanna (Lieberman) Benson of Sudbury, MA and the late Robert Benson. Roger grew up in Natick and was a graduate of Natick High School. He later graduated from Northeastern University with a BS degree in Biology/Chemistry...
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Edwin Biwald

April 17, 1926 - July 10, 2014

Public Visiting Hours Tuesday 7-9 pm at the Badger Funeral Home, 45 School Street, Groton, MA Mass of Christian Burial at St. James, Church, West Groton of Wenesday at 10 am Burial at Groton Cemetery, Groton MA
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Adelaide Luca

May 6, 1915 - July 7, 2014

Adelaide Mountain Luca Lifelong Groton resident Kindergarten Teacher and Florist Groton Adelaide Mountain Luca, 99, of Groton, died peacefully on Monday, July 7, 2014 in her home on Blossom Lane with her loving and devoted husband, Aldo F. Luca, and family by her side. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 6, 1915,...
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Mary Allen

August 24, 1922 - June 14, 2014

Mary (Pearce) Allen, 91, of West Groton, wife of the late John D. Allen, died peacefully, surrounded by her family and friends, at home on June 14, 2014. Mary was born in Latrobe, PA on August 24, 1922 to the late Joseph J. and Florence (Lynch) Pearce who owned Pearce Woolen Mill, the oldest woolen mill in the country. Mary spent her summers on Conneaut Lake where she learned to swim before the...
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Frank Merrill Sidmore

May 11, 1919 - June 5, 2014

FRANK MERRILL SIDMORE May 11, 1919 ? June 5, 2014 Merrill was born in Salem, MA and raised in Danvers, MA. He recently resided in Millsboro DE, Fairfax VA, and Scotch Plains NJ, but previously lived in Groton MA from 1957-1981 and in Largo FL from 1981-2000. He served with the 32nd Infantry "Red Arrow" Division in WWII in New Guinea & the Philippines. In his late 80s and early 90s, he spoke...
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Lt Colonel Edward Kopec

April 18, 1923 - May 30, 2014

Lt. Colonel Edward J. Kopec, 91, passed peacefully at his home on May 30,2014 in Groton. He was born in West Groton on April 18, 1923 son of the late Frank and Frances (Zalesney) Kopec and was the husband of the late Mary (Fitzgerald) Kopec who died in 2012 Ed grew up in West Groton and was graduate of Groton High School. Shortly after graduation he joined the US Army Air Force during WW 2...
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Sean Thomas Mahoney

October 6, 1993 - April 22, 2014

Sean Thomas Mahoney Groton, MA - Sean T. Mahoney, 20, died April 22, 2014. Born October 6, 1993 in Concord, MA, the son of Darcy and David Mahoney of Groton, MA. Sean was a graduate of Groton High School class of 2012. He was currently attending the University of Maine, Orono as a sophomore. Sean embraced his life with a passion and energy that never failed to endear him to all that knew him....
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David S. Ilsley

March 29, 2014

David S. Ilsley, 100, died peacefully on Saturday, March 29, 2014, surrounded by family. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Root) Ilsley, with whom he recently celebrated 64 years of devoted and loving marriage. David was born in Thetford, Vermont, son of the late Mabel (Sargent) and Jedediah Ilsley. He grew up farming and lived an amazing 100 years. David proudly served as a Sergeant in...
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Dorothy Odell

December 23, 1917 - March 2, 2014

Dorothy "Dot" (McDaniel) (Cramb) Odell, 96, of Groton died at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer on March 2, 2014. She was born in Melrose on December 23, 1917. Dorothy grew up in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1936. She went on to to work for Kraft Inc., for several years and then married Charles Cramb. They moved to Groton in 1958 and she became a loan...
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Kenn Thompson

September 22, 1927 - February 21, 2014

Groton, MA Kenneth Morse Thompson, 86, of Groton, MA, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 21, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at Apple Valley Center in Ayer, MA. Kenn was born on September 22, 1927 in Medford, MA, and was the youngest of 5 children born to Luther and Gertrude (MacLean) Thompson. Luther's job required the family to often relocate, and as a result Kenn attended...
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Louise E. Naylor

October 22, 1929 - February 18, 2014

Groton Louise (Herbert) Naylor, 84, of Townsend, formerly of Groton, died on February 18, 2014 at Apple Valley Center in Ayer. She was born in Groton on October 22, 1929 . She grew up in Groton, and was a graduate of Groton High School, Class of 1947. She was married in 1955 to Edwin Naylor Jr who died in 2012. She worked at the Hartnett Tannery in Ayer , a Nurse's Aide and Nashoba...
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Lindsay Rae Kilroy

April 6, 1984 - February 17, 2014

Lindsay Rae Kilroy, 29, of Groton died Sunday unexpectedly in her sleep. She was born in Concord, MA on April 6th 1984. She was the daughter of Brenda Rogers Boudreau and her husband Tim of Groton and Michael Kilroy of Pepperell. She grew up in Groton and graduated from the Groton Dunstable Regional High School class of 2003. Lindsay was a special person in many ways. Lindsay was loved by all her...
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Mildred Black

March 27, 1927 - February 17, 2014

Mildred Elizabeth Black, 87, passed away on February 17, 2014 at home in Groton, Ma. She was born on March 27, 1926 in Haverhill, Ma. Mildred graduated from Medford High School in Medford, Ma in 1945. She worked for Hardware Mutual in Boston as an Administrative Assistant where she met her husband. Mildred married Bennett R. Black in November 1949 in Niagara Falls, N.Y. They were happily married...
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Adrienne E. Barclay

September 10, 1933 - February 17, 2014

Groton Adrienne (Ouellet) Barclay, 80 of Groton died at her residence on February 17, 2014. She was born in Lawrence on September 10, 1933 daughter of the late Herve and Exarine (Saulnier) Ouellet. She grew up in Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. She was married to Donald Barclay in 1953 and they made their home on Waltham where she worked for Raytheon for a short time. ...
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Marcel A. Gervais

April 4, 1956 - February 10, 2014

Marcel A. Gervais, 57 of Groton died in the home he loved on February 10, 2014. He was born in Woonsocket, RI on April 4, 1956 son of Yvette (Harpin) Gervais and the late Roland Gervais. He grew up in Woonsocket and was a graduate of Lincoln High School and Johnson and Wales Culinary Arts Program. For ten years he worked in the food service industry before pursing his passion of carpentry....
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Louise Woods

April 30, 1932 - February 3, 2014

Louise (Woodward) Woods, 81 of Groton died on February 3, 2014 at Apple Valley Center in Ayer. She was born in Dorchester on April 30, 1932 daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (Flanigan) Woodward and was the wife of the late Frederick Woods who died in 2002. She grew up in Dorchester and attended school there. She moved to Groton as a teenager and worked for over 30 years at Nashoba...
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Linda Lee Lewis

January 1, 1945 - January 11, 2014

Groton Mrs. Linda Lee DeWitt Lewis, 69, of Groton, MA, died Jan 11, 2014 at her residence in Groton. She was born to the Leroy and Catherine (Boxxe) DeWitt , January 1, 1945, in Pooler, GA. Linda graduated from Groves High School in 1963 and she past all of the Massachusetts mandated Child Daycare Courses. She married Robert James Lewis July 6 1968, and they lived together in Groton, MA. ...
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Thelma Crocker

November 15, 1922 - January 8, 2014

Groton Thelma (Webber) Crocker, 91, of Groton, MA, passed away on January 8, 2014 at Apple Valley Center in Ayer. She was born in Revere, MA on November 15, 1922, daughter of the late Theodore and Sarah (Parsons) Webber, and was the wife of the late Everett Crocker who died in 2007. She grew up in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School. Thelma worked at Hy Sil Wrapping Paper Company...
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Kathleen T. Mersereau

January 25, 1952 - January 2, 2014

Kathleen T. Mersereau Loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister; 61 GROTON -- Kathleen T. Mersereau, of Groton, 61, passed away on January 2, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Concord, MA, January 25, 1952, daughter of the late Thomas F. and Helen (Slyne) Conlon. She is survived by her loving husband, Clayton Mersereau, mother of Eric Mersereau and his wife, Sarah of...
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Kelly Pierce

December 19, 1976 - December 31, 2013

Kelly Jean Pierce, of Groton, MA, passed away today surrounded by love, at Seven Hills Pediatric Center. Kelly was born in Springfield, MA December 19, 1976, she lived in Monson, then in Northampton before moving to Seven Hills, in October of 2010. Kelly brought so much joy and happiness to all that knew her with her beautiful smile, and her infectious love of people. We will always remember the...
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Ruth Robinson

April 28, 1922 - November 25, 2013

Ruth (Blood) Robinson, 91, of Groton died on November 25, 2013 at Life Care Center of Littleton. She was born in Groton on April 28, 1922 daughter of the late Leroy and Grace (Proctor) Blood and was the wife of the late Frank E. Robinson Sr. who died in 1995.. Ruth was a long life resident of Groton. She went to Groton Schools, grade 1 through graduation. Throughout the years, she worked many...
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Donald Pinkham

June 30, 1960 - November 23, 2013

Donald J Pinkham 54 years old passed away on November 23rd at his home in his brothers arms after a long illness in Groton Mass. He was born on June 3rd 1959 with his twin brother Ronald. He was the son of the Late Diane Lafrance Pinkham Survived by his Father Robert Pinkham and 4 brothers Robert Pinkham jr, Ronald Pinkham, Mike Pinkham Greg Pinkham. 4 Sisters Linda French, Renee Pinkham,...
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Henry Randall Brown

September 12, 1925 - November 17, 2013

Henry Randall Brown was born September 12, 1925, son of the late Sewall Wesley Brown and Abbie Mae Norwood Brown, and passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013. Born in the town of Mount Desert, ME, he grew up in Hulls Cove, where he attended The Church of Our Father. He graduated from Bar Harbor High School. At 18 he joined the Army and served in the Army Corp of Engineers in the Pacific Theater...
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Jennifer Torres-Pagan

April 19, 1956 - November 15, 2013

Her Family will have a Service at a later date
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Frances R. Feeney

November 27, 1936 - November 6, 2013

Groton Frances (Morello) Feeney 76, of Groton died peacefully at her residence on November 6, 2013. She was born in Everett, MA on November 27, 1936 daughter of the late Frank and Mary Ellen (McLaughlin) Morello. She graduated from Medford High School, Boston University and received advanced degrees at Rivier College after her children were grown. Frances was married to John Feeney in 1956 and...
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Stella M. Vacirca

April 1, 1918 - October 13, 2013

Vacirca of Groton, Stella M. Vacirca died on October 13, 2013 at the Apple Valley Center, in Ayer at the age of 95 She was born in Everett, MA. on April 1, 1918 daughter of the late Pasquale Velardo and Anna(Galuna). She was married to her late husband Michael S. Vacirca for 73 years. Stella volunteered at the Give & Take Gift Store for many years. She is survived by her son, Michael S....
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Justin J. Maynard

April 30, 1964 - September 30, 2013

Groton - Justin Maynard, 49, of Groton, Mass. passed away, surrounded by his family and friends, on September 30, 2013, at home following a brave journey with an aggressive illness. Born in Ithaca, NY, he was a 1982 graduate of Marcellus Central School and a1986 graduate of Clarkson University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was most recently employed as a Firmware (Bios) engineer...
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Everett Arthur Garvin

July 30, 1922 - July 15, 2013

Garvin of Groton, Dr. Everett Arthur Garvin Ph.D. Died unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the age of 90. He was a retired psychologist and educator. He leaves his loving wife of 58 years, Norma Joy Ibbotson Garvin; son Michael of St. Louis, MO; son Mark and wife Jill of Andover, MA; son Reid of Alton, NH; daughter Holly Raymond of Townsend, MA; and seven...
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