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Powers, Edward J.  
Edward James Powers, age 80, died on Monday morning, May 25, 2015, with family by his side in his Natick home. Ed was the devoted and loving husband of Ann (Zurca) Powers for 61 years, and the loving father of David J. Powers and his wife Michelle of Boston, Thomas G. Powers and his wife Heather of Westwood, and the late Gregory E. Powers. He was the caring and generous Pop Pop to grandsons Connor, Sean, and Roman Powers. Ed was born on December 16, 1934, in Philadelphia, PA, a son of the late Leo and Eleanor (Kling) Powers. He was the cherished brother of John J. Powers, Marilyn E. Cimino, Angela L. Powers, Terri F. Powers, Patricia F. Shamis, Lynda M. Zobel, and the late Leo A. Powers, Mary H. Bader, and Ellie E. Garson. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews. Ed proudly served with the United States Air Force as a medic stationed at Goose Bay in Labrador and on Baffin Island within the Nunavut Territory during the Korean War. After those assignments he was transferred to Lubbock, Texas, where he was joined by Ann. The couple returned to Philadelphia in 1956 where Ed became an electrical contractor in the construction industry for the Pinter Swicker Electric Co. He was later employed for many years as Vice President of Hawes Electric Company in Watertown, where he served as the electrical contractor on several major Boston developments. He was a long time member of the Greater Boston Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association, and a fifty-year member of IBEW Local 98 in Philadelphia. The Powers settled in Natick in 1969, where they made a warm and loving home for their three sons. Previously leading members of the Descent of the Holy Spirit Romanian Orthodox Church in Elkins Park, PA, Ed and Ann have been devoted members of Annunciation Orthodox Church of Natick, where Ed had faithfully served for many years as President and Board member. His Funeral Service will be in the Annunciation Orthodox Church, 37 Washington Street, Natick, on Monday, June 1st at 11:00AM. Burial with military honors will follow at Dell Park Cemetery, Natick. Visiting hours in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, will be on Sunday, 2:00 | 5:00P.M. Donations may be made in Ed's memory to the Annunciation Orthodox Church, 37 Washington Street, Natick, MA 01760, or St. George Cathedral, 523 East Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127. For the guest book and directions please see www. everettfuneral.com .
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Published in MetroWest Daily News from May 27 to May 28, 2015
Ricci, Doris R.  
Mrs. Doris R. (Ceruti) Ricci, of Needham MA died Wednesday morning (May 27, 2015), at home peacefully after 102 vibrant years. She was the wife of the late Steven A. Ricci, who died in 1999. Mrs. Ricci was born in Milford MA, the daughter of the late Benedetto and the late Adeline (Revolti) Ceruti. She was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1930. She was also a graduate of the former Milford Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Ricci had been a resident of the Jamaica Plain section of Boston for over fifty years. She has been a resident of Needham MA since 2012. Her greatest pleasure was cooking and baking for her family and friends. She also loved reading, discussing current events and listening to opera. She is survived by 1 Son: William Ricci and his wife Jeri of Needham MA; 3 Step- Children: Elaine Blount of Manchester CT, Paul Ricci of Tampa FL and Robert Ricci of Bedford MA; 11 Grandchildren, including Kathryn, Lauren and Michael Ricci of Needham MA; 10 Great Grandchildren; 1 Niece: Diana Stoico of Dunnellon FL; 2 Grandnieces: Kristin DeSousa of Milford MA and Alyx Stoico of Dunnellon FL; 1 Grandnephew: David Calcagni of Palm Beach FL.. Her funeral will be held Monday (June 1st) from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in the Lower Chapel of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford MA. A visiting hour will be held Mondaymorning from 8:30am to 9:30am, prior to her Funeral Mass. Please visit www. edwardsmemorialfuneral home.com for condolence book. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to VNA Care Hospice, 199 Rosewood Drive, Suite #180, Danvers MA 01923.
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Published in MetroWest Daily News on May 28, 2015
Rousseau, Sherry  
Sherry A. (Hurd) Rousseau, 66, of Framingham, died peacefully in her home on May 23rd after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Laconia, NH on August 1, 1948, she graduated from Laconia High School and later from Lakes Region General Hospital School of Nursing. Sherry spent thirty-two dedicated years working as a surgical nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital. Beyond nursing, she enjoyed the simple things in life. She loved a good book, time in her garden, or a walk on the beach. She treasured time with her family, especially her grandchildren, who affectionately called her, Yaya. Sherry was the beloved wife of Charles F. Rousseau of Framingham. She leaves behind her two daughters, Danielle and her husband James Tanner, of Framingham and Jacqueline and her husband, Jay Anderson of Aurora, CO; her brother, Donald Hurd, of Belmont, NH; three grandchildren; one soon-to-be grandchild and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 29th at 10 at St. Georges Church, 74 School Street, Framingham (Saxonville). Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. Calling hours will be Thursday, May 28th from 3-8pm at the Eugene J. McCarthy and Sons Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln Street, Framingham. Private burial services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sherrys memory can be made to further the pancreatic research program of Dr. David P. Ryan. Your gift will be in recognition of the tremendous care provided by Dr. Ryan and his team. Donations can be sent to the MGH Development Office, 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 1310, Boston, MA 02114. ( www.massgeneral.org/donate ). Fund # 218196
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Published in MetroWest Daily News from May 26 to May 27, 2015
Schulz Jr., Kermit B.  
Kermit B. Schulz, Jr. died peacefully May 26, 2015 at the Medway Country Manor surrounded by his loving family. He was 83. Raised in Dedham, he was the cherished son of Kermit and Anna M. (Siepel) Schulz. Kermit was educated through the Dedham school system and was a member of the graduating class of 1949. Kermit was a former tin worker for the family business prior to opening the Kermit B. Schulz and Sons of Millis where he was the owner and proprietor for over 20 years. He was a member of the Charles River Lodge, AF & AM, Medway, Valley of Boston Scottish Rite Bodies, Aleppo Shrine of Wilmington and former president of the Knightsmen Drum and Bugle Corps. Kermit was predeceased by his wife Joan F. (Lyons) Schulz. He is survived by 4 children, Robert G. Schulz of Millis and his Fiancee Joyce Carol of Brockton, Elizabeth Betty A. Lynn and her husband Dan of Millis, Heidi J. Perkins and her husband Don of Millis and Kermit J. Chip Schulz and wife Jen of Millis. He is also survived by 11 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren. A funeral Service will be Saturday, May 30th at 11AM at the Church of Christ, 142 Exchange St., Millis, with a burial following at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Millis. Visiting hours will be Friday 4-8PM at the Roberts Mitchell Funeral Home, 90 Curve Street, Millis. There will be Masonic Services conducted Friday evening at 6:00 PM at the funeral home and all Masons are requested to meet at 5:45PM Memorial contributions may be made to the Medway Country Manor Resident Activity Fund, 115 Holliston St., Medway, MA or Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St. Boston, MA 02114. See www.robertsmitchell. com for the obituary, guest book, directions and additional information.
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Published in MetroWest Daily News on May 28, 2015
Scialo-Rubin, Joan F.  
Joan Frances Scialo-Rubin born March 21, 1954 passed away on March 20, 2015 after a tragic car accident in Western Australia. She was the beloved wife of Jerome P. Rubin and a devoted mother to their three daughters, Leah, Rebecca and Julia. Joan was a psychiatric nurse and a nurse coach who taught compassionate nursing through the International Nurse Coach Association. The family will be holding a memorial service to celebrate her life on Saturday, May 30th at 3pm at the First Universalist Society of Franklin (FUSF). The service is open to the public.
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Published in MetroWest Daily News from May 19 to May 24, 2015
Taylor-Leonard, Nancy  
Taylor-Leonard, Nancy B. (Blackler), of Sudbury, May 22, 2015. Beloved wife of George F. Leonard. Daughter of the late Robert H. and Dorothe (Hosty) Blackler. Loving mother of Jennifer Taylor-Chiasson and her husband Michael, of Hudson; Charles J. Taylor, III and his wife Monika, of Stow and Suzanne B. Taylor of Stow and grandmother of Andrew Chiasson. She is also survived by her siblings: Martha OConnor and her husband Paul, of Wayland; Robert Blackler and his wife Leslee, of Harwich, Dorothy Byrne Blackler of Wayland; Deborah LaRosee of Framingham; and Thomas H. Blackler of Brookline; and nieces and nephews. Dear lifelong friend of the Murphy and Byrne families. Nancy Taylor is a name synonymous with Real Estate and recognized as an icon in the industry. She was one of the most highly respected Realtors in the MetroWest area and beyond. Her honesty, integrity, professionalism, insight, reputation and business ethics were above reproach. Nancys devotion and support to her fellow agents and the community was unparalleled and she was known as the greatest negotiator in the industry. She was devoted to her family and was a second mother to so many; a friend and confidant; and those who knew her were truly blessed. She left a positive, major impression on so many. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 160 Concord Rd., Sudbury, Thursday, May 28, at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow at Newton Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 27, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Duckett-J. S. Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute, 656 Boston Post Road, Rt. 20, Sudbury. Memorial donations should be directed to Sudbury Permanent Fire Fighters Assoc., 77 Hudson Rd., Sudbury, MA 017776. For additional information, tributes and guest book, please visit www.duckett-waterman.com
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Published in MetroWest Daily News from May 24 to May 26, 2015
Timm, Eugenie C.  
Mrs. Eugenie C. Jean (Carlin) Timm, 91, of Milford MA died unexpectedly on Saturday (May 16, 2015) in Cologne, Germany while vacationing. Beloved wife of the late Edward O. Timm, Jean was born in Fort Wayne Indiana, the daughter of the late William and Edna Carlin. Jean was pre-deceased by her sisters, Mary (Don) Brogan of Fort Wayne IN and Martha (Eldon) Siebenalor of Hamilton IN. Educated in Fort Wayne, Jean was a 1941 graduate of Central Catholic High School, continuing her education at Bernau College and Indiana University. In 1947 Jean and Ed were married in Fort Wayne and began their 65 year adventure. 1958 brought them to Framingham MA, when Ed founded The Timross Company, Inc. of which Jean was treasurer. While in Framingham they enjoyed many years and successes, golfing at the Framingham Country Club where Jean was President of the Womans Golf Association. Jean often referred to the time spent in Framingham raising her children as the happiest years of her life. Upon retirement in 1982, Jean and Ed relocated to Vero Beach FL where they continued their avid interest in golf as members of The Vero Beach Country Club. It was in Vero Beach that Jean renewed her interest in water color painting, selling many of her paintings at private shows and local galleries. Jean was also an accomplished bridge player. In 2005 Jean and Ed relocated to Fort Wayne IN. Following Eds death in 2013, Jean came to live in Milford MA. Jean leaves her children, Mary Timm Gomes of Fort Wayne IN; Mike (Jeanne) Timm of Milford MA; Margaret Timm (John Zimmerman) of Fort Wayne IN; Rob (Laurie) Timm of Odenton MD. Grandchildren: Dan Zimmerman (Sara) of Anderson IN; Mike Timm Jr. of Milford MA; Allison Timm and her fiancee, Dan Mondello of South Weymouth MA; Jane Gomes and her fiance, Ben Rivard of Champagne IL; Mary Timm-Zimmerman (Kyle Carey) of Fort Wayne IN; Mattie Timm-Zimmerman of Chicago IL; and Carlin Timm of Odenton MD; Great Grandchildren: John Gammon Zimmerman and August William Zimmerman of Andersin IN and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held Sunday (May 24th) from 4pm to 6 pm at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA. In accordance with her wishes cremation will follow and private committal services will be held in Angola IN. Please visit www.edwardsmemorialfuneralhome.com for condolence book. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Marys Soup Kitchen, 1101 South Lafayette Street, Fort Wayne IN 46802-3202 or to The New England Wild Flower Society (Garden in the Woods), 180 Hemenway Road, Framingham MA 01701.
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Published in MetroWest Daily News on May 22, 2015
Weber, Kathleen T.  
Kathleen T. Kay Weber, age 83, died peacefully at her Natick home early Friday morning, May 22, 2015. She and her husband, James B. Weber, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in February. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Ralph F. and Vivian M. (Doherty) Morrison. Kay was raised in Watertown and is a 1949 graduate of Watertown High School. She continued her education at Framingham State Teachers College, earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, and taught second grade in Providence, RI. Kay and Jim lived on the Weber family farm in Bridgewater, SD during their first year of marriage. They returned to Massachusetts and resided in Watertown prior to settling in Natick in 1957 where Kay maintained a warm and loving home for her family. Kay worked at Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick for 47 years, retiring in 2008. She was also employed at Wellesley College for 20 years. Kay had an infectious zest for life. She would think nothing of piling her five children in the car and heading off on week-long adventures, destination unknown. Kay had an active, inquiring mind and a love of education which she instilled in her children while encouraging them to dream big, reach for the stars, and do their best. Always kind and considerate of others, Kay had a great sense of humor and enjoyed dancing and holiday celebrations. Very family oriented, she especially loved being with Jim in the company of their large growing family. Kay is survived by her husband Jim and their five children; Fay N. Cote of Groton, MA, Ellen M. Weber of Colonial Heights, VA, Paula J. Glod and her husband Douglas of East Greenwich, RI, James B. Weber and his wife Catherine of Framingham, MA, and John A. Weber and his wife Aloris Query of Franklin, MA; eleven grandchildren, Renee M. (Cote) Wagner and her husband John, David M. Cote, Kevin M. Cote and his wife Jessica Sappier-Cote, Steven G. Cote, Brian D. Glod, Andrew J. Glod and his fiance Megan E. Mick, Ellen J. Glod, Timothy J. Weber, Joseph P. Weber, Amelia K. Weber, and John T. Weber; six great-grandchildren, Kainen Gunner Cote, Zophya J. Givetz, Layne M. Wagner, Mahkai Hunter Cote, Emma L. Brown, and Mason D. Wagner. She is also survived by three sisters; Vivian Landis, Lorraine Hall, and Patricia St. John; three brothers, George Morrison and his wife Lois, Charles Morrison and his wife Ruth, and David Morrison and his wife Sharon; and many nieces and nephews. Kay was also the sister of the late Ralph Morrison and his wife Rita and Richard Morrison and his wife Nora; and the sister-in-law of the late Glen Landis, Edmund Hall, and Maurice St. John. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Patricks Church, 44 East Central Street, Natick, on Tuesday, May 26th at 10:00AM. Burial will follow at Saint Patrick Cemetery. Visiting Hours will be in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, Monday 4 | 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kays name to Parkinsons research.
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Published in MetroWest Daily News from May 23 to May 24, 2015
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