The Beacon-Villager Obituaries

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November 13, 2018

Ronald J. Edwardsen Jr.

Ronald J. Edwardsen Jr.

Leominster, Massachusetts

Ronald Joseph Edwardsen, Jr., 62, of Leominster, died Friday, November 2, 2018 in his home surrounded by close family members. He was the beloved husband of Anita |Marie (Wiedergott) Edwardsen for the past 35 years, and the son of the late Barbara M. (OToole) and Ronald J....

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Nov. 9 to Nov. 20, 2018.

Robert N. Ey

Robert N. Ey

Boxborough, Massachusetts

Robert Bob Norman Ey, 95, of Boxborough, formerly of Maynard and Acton, MA and Beverly Hills, FL, passed away peacefully on Mon. Oct. 29, 2018 with his loving family by his side at Life Care Center of Acton. Bob was predeceased by his wife of over 70 years, Mary J. (Murphy) Ey...

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Nov. 1 to Nov. 15, 2018.

November 7, 2018

Karen E. Jones

Karen E. Jones

Clinton, Massachusetts

Karen E. (Gunn) Jones, 63, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the Life Care Center of Leominster following a brief illness. She is survived by her son Duane E. Jones & wife Annie of Taipei, Taiwan; siblings, E. Arlene Fitzpatrick of Austin, TX; Linda...

Joseph Passafiume

Joseph Passafiume

Concord, Massachusetts

It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Passafiume announces his sudden passing on Thursday October 25, 2018 at the age of 70. He was a resident of Edgartown, Massachusetts, formerly of Stow, Massachusetts. He loved living on the Island of Martha's Vineyard, and...

November 1, 2018

Eleanor A. Benedict

Eleanor A. Benedict

Concord, Massachusetts

Eleanor A. (Hamm) Benedict, 99, of Stow, MA, formerly of Pittsfield, MA, died on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Sunrise Assisted Living Facility in Weston. She was the wife for nearly 72 years of the late John Paul Benedict who died in 2014. Eleanor, the daughter of the late...

John W. Hawksley

John W. Hawksley

Hampton, New Hampshire

John W. Hawksley, 78, of Seabrook, NH and of Port Richey, FL died October 17, 2018 at his daughters home in Franklin, surrounded by family. He was born in Newton on February 4, 1940, the son of the late John and Alice (Bistany) Hawksley and grew up in Waban, MA. Mr. Hawksley...

Leo E. Linteri

Leo E. Linteri

Maynard, Massachusetts

Leo E. Linteri, 90, of Acton, formerly of Maynard, MA, passed away on Sun. Oct. 14, 2018 in Concord, MA. Born in Concord and raised in Maynard, Leo was a graduate of Maynard High School. He served honorably in the US Army in Japan during WWII until his discharge in 1948, and...

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Oct. 17 to Nov. 1, 2018.

Irma A. Pekkanen

Irma A. Pekkanen

Norwood, Massachusetts

Irma A. (Koivu) (Sarvela) Pekkanen, age 94 of Norwood, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 15, 2018 at Victoria Haven Nursing Home in Norwood. She was predeceased by her former husband Fred M. Sarvela and their daughter Karen Ann and her husband Lauri E. Pekkanen. Irma...

October 11, 2018

Frank W. Beckstein Jr.

Frank W. Beckstein Jr.

Boxborough, Massachusetts

Frank William Beckstein, Jr., age 94, of Boxborough, passed away at home on September 27, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Martha Louise (Delarue) Beckstein. The cherished father of, Frank W. Beckstein III and his wife Dace of Boxborough and Robin L. Hawes and her...

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Oct. 3 to Oct. 11, 2018.

October 4, 2018

Keith A. Sheehan

Keith A. Sheehan

Maynard, Massachusetts

Keith A. Sheehan, age 59, of Maynard, passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018. He was the loving husband of Nan M. Lively. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 3, 1959, he was the son of the late Robert M. and Connie (Barbera) Sheehan. Keith was raised and educated...

September 27, 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 Beacon-Villager from Sep. 14 to Sep. 27, 2018.

September 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 Beacon-Villager from Sep. 6 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Paul M. Poulson II

Paul M. Poulson II

Stow, Massachusetts

Paul Magnus Poulson II, age 51, of Stow, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, from Legionnaires disease. Born in Concord, on January 15, 1967, he is the son of Frances (Fay) Poulson and the late Albert H. Poulson. Paul was...

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 Beacon-Villager from Sep. 7 to Sep. 20, 2018.

September 6, 2018

James P. Gray

James P. Gray

Stow, Massachusetts

James Philip Gray, 84, of Stow, MA, formerly of Maynard MA and Philadelphia PA, passed away surrounded by family on Aug. 21, 2018 in Falmouth, MA. Beloved son of the late Marion T. McIntyre Gray and James Lawrence Gray. Devoted husband of 57 years to Joyce (Lippo) Gray. Loving...

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Aug. 25 to Sep. 6, 2018.

Elisabeth G. Hackert

Elisabeth G. Hackert

Maynard, Massachusetts

Elisabeth G.Hackert (Liz) formerly of Stow, passed away July 30, 2018 at UMass Memorial in Worcester after a short illness. At the time she was living at New Horizons in Marlboro. She was born in Germany and at the age of 21 moved to the United States to work as an au pair for...

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Aug. 23 to Sep. 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 Beacon-Villager 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,...

Paul A. Denesiuk

Paul A. Denesiuk

Maynard, Massachusetts

Paul A. Denesiuk, age 79, of Maynard, passed away suddenly on Tuesday July 24, 2018 at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Born in Maynard, on June 10, 1939, he was the son of the late Andrew and Helen (Tarema) Denesiuk. Paul was raised and educated in...

Madeline Higgins

Madeline Higgins

Acton, Massachusetts

Madeline (Terrasi) Higgins of Clinton, 83, formerly of Hudson and born in Maynard, passed away unexpectedly at Umass Medical Center on August 15, 2018. Known as "Honey" to her loved ones, she is survived by her husband and best friend Bill of 60 years, her son Billy and his...

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Aug. 17 to Aug. 30, 2018.

August 23, 2018

Sally A. Lent

Sally A. Lent

Maynard, Massachusetts

Sally Ann (Cahoon) Lent, 84, of Maynard, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 9, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born in Concord, Massachusetts on July 6, 1934, Sally was the daughter of the late Harold and Ruth (Asbjornson) Cahoon. She was raised and educated in...

Published in The Beacon-Villager from Aug. 13 to Aug. 23, 2018.

August 16, 2018

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 Beacon-Villager from Aug. 3 to Aug. 16, 2018.
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