The Acton Beacon Obituaries

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September 18, 2018

Jean K. Belliveau

Jean K. Belliveau

Townsend, Massachusetts

Jean Kirkwood (Ronald) Belliveau, 81, of Groton, formerly of Boxborough, and Easley, South Carolina, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at her home. Her husband of 54 years, Joseph Joe Albert Camille Belliveau, died in 2016. The two shared a special bond and were rarely apart...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Sep. 11 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Chauncey R. Fenton Jr.

Chauncey R. Fenton Jr.

Dennis, Massachusetts

Chauncey Rosman "Bucky" Fenton, Jr., 90, of East Dennis, MA and Acton, MA, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 31, 2018. Retired Acton Chief of Police, he will be dearly missed by his devoted and loving wife Rae Fenton, his children, Linda Allen and her...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Sep. 6 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Greg Graziano

Greg Graziano

Acton, Massachusetts

It is with great sadness that the family of Greg Graziano announces his passing on Thursday September 13, 2018 at the age of 54 years. Greg is lovingly remem- bered by his wife of 24 years, Mary Ellen, and his children, Ryan and Scott. Greg will also be fondly remembered by...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Sep. 16 to Sep. 26, 2018.

Rudolph A. Piantedosi

Rudolph A. Piantedosi

Acton, Massachusetts

Rudolph Augus- tino Piantedosi, 87, of Acton, MA and formerly of Watertown, MA died peacefully Friday, August 31, 2018 in Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, MA with his family by his side. Born in Watertown and a graduate of Watertown High School, he was the son of the...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Sep. 4 to Sep. 18, 2018.

Rudolph A. Piantedosi

Rudolph A. Piantedosi

Acton, Massachusetts

Rudolph Augus- tino Piantedosi, 87, of Acton, MA and formerly of Watertown, MA died peacefully Friday, August 31, 2018 in Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, MA with his family by his side. Born in Watertown and a graduate of Watertown High School, he was the son of the...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Sep. 12 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Peter J. Pronko

Peter J. Pronko

Maynard, Massachusetts

Peter J. Pronko, 97, of Maynard and Acton, MA died Mon. Sept. 10, 2018 at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, MA. He was the beloved husband of 72 years to Eloise C. (Odom) Pronko, who passed away Dec. 26, 2017. Born and raised in Maynard, he was the son of the late...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Sep. 14 to Sep. 26, 2018.

Lorene A. Roche

Lorene A. Roche

Acton, Massachusetts

Lorene (Lori) Ann Roche, 57, of Ayer, formerly of Acton, on September 3, 2018. Lori was the beloved daughter of Gail Roche of Las Vegas, NV and the late Norman Roche. She was a graduate of Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School in 1981. She was a longtime employee...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Sep. 6 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Letitia Warren

Letitia Warren

Acton, Massachusetts

Letitia (Green) Warren, 75, passed surrounded by her loving family at the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton on September 4, 2018. She was born to the late William R. Green, MD and Kathleen T. (Sullivan) Green in Lowell on October 27, 1942. Lee is the beloved wife...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Sep. 7 to Sep. 20, 2018.

September 6, 2018

Gladys Herrick

Gladys Herrick

Acton, Massachusetts

Gladys (Novicki) Herrick, 92, died peacefully Sat, Aug. 25, 2018 at the LifeCare Center of Acton, MA. She was the wife of the late Ralph W. Herrick, Jr., to whom she was married for 51 years at the time of his passing in 1998. Born at home in Maynard, MA she was the daughter...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Aug. 28 to Sep. 6, 2018.

August 30, 2018

Mary E. Cutler

Mary E. Cutler

Stow, Massachusetts

Mary E. (Grigas) Cutler, 78, of Stow and a native of Maynard, died on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Emerson Hospital in Concord, surrounded by her loving family. She was the cherished wife and soul mate for 60 years of Robert J. Cutler. Mary was born in Concord on February 17,...

Lt. Col. Joseph A. Derie USAF, Ret.

Lt. Col. Joseph A. Derie USAF, Ret.

Acton, Massachusetts

Lt. Col. Joseph A. Derie, USAF, Ret., 92, an Acton resident since 1968 and formerly of Cambridge, MA died unexpectedly on August 17, 2018 in St. Petersburg, FL. Born in Medford and raised in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Euclid and Margaret (Rumboldt) Derie. A grad-...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Aug. 20 to Aug. 30, 2018.

August 23, 2018

Maurice W. Joyal

Maurice W. Joyal

Acton, Massachusetts

Maurice Wilfred "Moe" Joyal, 88, a longtime resident of Acton, MA, died on Saturday, August 11, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Maurice was born and raised in Claremont, NH, son of the late Hyacinth and Alice (Dubois) Joyal. He attended local schools and was a 1948...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Aug. 14 to Aug. 23, 2018.

August 16, 2018

Dorothy M. Bolton

Dorothy M. Bolton

Acton, Massachusetts

Dorothy M. (Welch) Bolton, age 87, of Acton, formerly of Stow and Concord, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her adoring family on Thursday, August 2, 2018. She was the devoted wife for 60 years of Richard E. Bolton, Sr. Born on March 1, 1931, in Wilmington, MA, she...

Chauncey R. Fenton Jr.

Chauncey R. Fenton Jr.

South Dennis, Massachusetts

Chauncey Rosman Fenton, Jr., 90, of East Dennis, MA, and Acton, MA, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 31, 2018, after a two year battle with cancer. He was born January 12, 1928, in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, and moved to Acton, MA, when he was seven years...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Aug. 3 to Aug. 16, 2018.

Marion H. Grabhorn

Marion H. Grabhorn

Concord, Massachusetts

Marion Huyssoon Grabhorn, age 87 of Concord, August 4, 2018. Guided by intellectual curiosity, a passion for the arts, and love of family, Marion led an extraordinary life. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1930 and it was there that she met her husband, Edgar A. Grabhorn,...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Aug. 7 to Aug. 16, 2018.

Richard Lowitt

Richard Lowitt

Concord, Massachusetts

Richard Lowitt, Distinguished Professor of American History, died at the age of 96 after a brief illness on Saturday, June 23, at his home in Concord, MA. Born in 1922 in New York City to Hungarian immigrants, he received a Bachelor of Specialized Studies from City College of...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Aug. 1 to Aug. 16, 2018.

Mary E. Welch

Mary E. Welch

Littleton, Massachusetts

Mary Elizabeth (Heanue) Welch, 88, a longtime resident of Littleton and Acton Massachusetts, died peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Mary is predeceased by her husband, Paul X. Welch, a builder and small business owner who...

August 9, 2018

Sarah Bull

Sarah Bull

Concord, Massachusetts

On Sunday, July 22, 2018, Sarah Greene Bull, known to all who loved her as Sally, died at age 83 in Providence, RI. Sally was born to Margaret and Harding Greene in Boston, MA in 1935. She graduated from the Katherine Gibbs School and worked as a secretary in offices at MIT,...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Jul. 28 to Aug. 9, 2018.

Domenick J. Nania Sr.

Domenick J. Nania Sr.

Acton, Massachusetts

Domenick J. Nania, Sr., 86, on July 26, 2018, a long-time resident of Acton, MA, passed away peacefully at home after an extended illness surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Fossato Serralta, Italy in 1931, emigrated to the United States in 1937, and was raised in...

Published in The Boxborough Beacon from Jul. 28 to Aug. 9, 2018.

August 2, 2018

Eleanor Testa

Eleanor Testa

Milford, Massachusetts

Eleanor (Zichella) Testa, 98, of Hopedale, died Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Blaire House of Milford. She was the wife of the late Angelo J. Windy Testa, who passed in 2010. Eleanor was born in Northhampton, MA, the daughter of the late Joseph and Lucia (Bianco) Zichella. She...

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