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Casalinuova, Maryann - Littleton  
Maryann Casalinuova, age 53 of Littleton, formerly of Maynard, passed away unexpectedly on September 25, 2016 in Burlington. Born in Boston, MA on October 26, 1962 she was the daughter of the late Pasquale A. and Ann M. (Mealey) Casalinuova. Raised in Maynard, Maryann attended Maynard High School and worked at Roche Bros for the last 13 years. Maryann was very strong willed, independent, and took pride in doing things on her own. She was a very hard worker always eager and willing to work. She was very kind and would help others when she could. Maryann enjoyed spending time with her family, going out to lunch with her sister Carol, going to the Blues N Brews Festival, listening to 50s and 60s music, and watching soap operas with her daughter Angela. She also enjoyed collecting miniature tea sets. Maryann enjoyed and spent much time with her best friend Gerry Breen. Maryann is survived by her daughter Angela Murray and her partner Scott Connell of Westford, her siblings Theresa Babbin and her late husband Donald of Franklin, Lawrence Casalinuova and his wife Audrey of Maynard, Russell Casalinuova and his late wife Cheryl of Lunenburg, Thomas Casalinuova of Holiday, FL and Carol Loring and her late husband Emery of Littleton. She was also the sister of the late Patricia Whippen DiFrancesco and the late Toni-Lee Stone. She was the sister-in-law of Darin Stone of Townsend. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Maryann on Monday October 3, 2016 from 4-8 pm in Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, 42 Concord Street, Maynard. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Maryanns name to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Anne Conference, 75 King St., Littleton, MA 01460. A Celebration of Life will also be held by her daughter Angela on November 5, 2016 at 1 pm in the Franco American Club, 55 West Prescott Street, Westford. Arrangements under the care of Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, Maynard. To share a memory or offer a condolence visit: www.fowler-kennedy. com.
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 30 to Oct. 7, 2016
Pollard, Rose - Maynard  
Rose (Giguere) Pollard, 99, formerly of Colrain and Greenfield, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Wingate of Sudbury in Sudbury, MA. She was born in Colrain, December 16, 1916, the daughter of Joseph and Minnie (Fontaine) Giguere. She was the youngest and last of thirteen children. Siblings who survived into adulthood were Joseph, Lily, Eva, Bertha, Minnie, Rosalba, Walter and Henry. With the early death of her father, Cuckoo, as she was referred to by family and friends, was forced to leave school after completing sixth grade to work in the former Kendall Mills in Griswoldville to help support the family. She retired in 1982 from Kendall where she was employed for 50 years. She, along with her husband Carl were active members of the Fifty Plus Club in Colrain and the Friends of the Shelburne Senior Center where they helped to prepare Meals-on-Wheels. Rose enjoyed hard work, canning, cooking, baking, making piccalilli each fall, but most of all her family and her religion. She saw that her children obtained the education that she felt was so important. Rose was quick witted and fun. From the Triad officer, to grocery clerks, to the people living near, she was known and remembered for her colorful personality. In 2005 Rose moved from Colrain to The Weldon in Greenfield, then moved to Concord Park Assisted Living in Concord (MA) to be nearer her daughter, Linda Mullin in Maynard. A recent illness resulted in her last few months at Wingate in Sudbury. She received outstanding care and was dearly treated by all who surrounded her. Rose was predeceased by her husband Carl in 1993 and her son William in 1994. Survivors besides her daughter Linda (Edward) Mullin of Maynard, include her daughter-in-law Joan Pollard and companion Bill Pedigree of Greenfield; 7 adored grandchildren Michael Mullin, Melissa Fire, Marsha Smith, Michelle McHugh, Christopher Pollard, Alexander Pollard, Jennifer Bryant and their spouses; 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Always wise, Rose could be counted upon for direction, undying love and devotion. She will be solely missed. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Oct. 3, at 12 noon at St. John the Baptist Church in Griswoldville with retired pastor Rev. John A. Roach officiating. Burial will be in West Branch Cemetery, Colrain. Calling hours will be Sunday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 pm at Smith-Kelleher Funeral Home in Shelburne Falls. It is suggested donations be made to the William C. Pollard Scholarship Fund, c/o Mohawk Trail Regional High School, 26 Ashfield Road, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370. To send a condolence visit smithkelleherfuneralhome. com.
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 28 to Oct. 7, 2016
Puleo, Edith C. - Maynard  
Edith (MacInnis) Culkins Puleo of Maynard , formerly Acton: 87, died Mon. Sept. 26, 2016 at the Lahey Clinic after a period of declining health. Born in Lexington, she was the daughter of the late Raymond E. & Alice M. (Hewitt) MacInnis, and was the beloved wife of the late Bernard J. Culkins, Jr. and the late Frank Puleo. Mrs. Puleo was the mother of Joseph Culkins and wife Theresa, William Culkins and wife Jo-Ann, Edward Culkins and wife Robin, Patrick Culkins and wife Tracey, Thomas Culkins and wife Rose, and the late Raymond Culkins; sister of Daniel MacInnis, Robert MacInnis and wife Jean, Dorothy Kimball and husband Donald, the late Raymond, Charles, Mary, Frederick and Florence MacInnis; sister-in-law of Rita and Gerd MacInnis, step- mother of Frank Puleo, Jr. and Sandy DeSouza; and is also survived by 9 grand children, 1 great grandchild, several nieces and nephews. Visiting hours are Wed. Sept. 28th from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Avenue (Rte 111) Acton. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thurs. Sept. 29th at 9:00am in St. Bridget Church, 1 Percival St., Maynard, followed with burial in South Cemetery, Boxborough. Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com .
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 29 to Oct. 7, 2016

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DeFoe II, Peter A. - Concord  
Peter A. DeFoe II, age 53, of Stow, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 following a brief, hard-fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife, Katie and his adoring children, Kayla and Anthony. He is the cherished oldest son of his mother and stepfather, Julia and Christopher Chase of Lakeland, FL and his father and stepmother, Peter and Mary DeFoe of Fort Thomas, KY. He is the dear brother of John DeFoe and his wife Jennifer of Harwich, Vincent DeFoe of Shirley, Stephen DeFoe and his wife Jill of Acton, Matthew DeFoe of New Port, KY, Katie DeFoe Morenou, of Fort Thomas, KY and Beth DeFoe of Salt Lake City, Utah. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins whom he loved very much. Peter was born and raised in Concord and will be remembered for his big personality and his passionate love for his family. Peter built his own business, DeFoe Trucking, that provided services to many in the surrounding communities. His amazing work ethic was appreciated by all who knew him. Peter had a legendary love of music, that he shared with his mother and brother, John during their weekly music trivia competitions. He has passed on this love and appreciation of music to his daughter. Peter was happiest surf casting on the beach in search of Stripers, and passed his knowledge and love for fishing onto his son. Peter was very proud of his children and loved his family dearly. Visiting hours are on Sunday, September 18th from 2 to 6 p.m., in the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, Concord Center. Peters funeral service will be held on Monday, September 19th at 11 a.m., in the First Parish, 20 Lexington Road, Concord Center. Officiating will be the Rev. Howard N. Dana, Senior Minister. Burial will immediately follow in his family's burial plot at St. Bernard's Cemetery in Concord. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made online at www.crowdrise.com/defoe-family-memorial-fund . Arrangements are under the care of Charles W. Dee Jr. and Susan M. Dee, Dee Funeral Home of Concord. To share a remembrance or to send a condolence in his online guestbook, please visit www.deefuneralhome.com .
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 19 to Sept. 29, 2016
Doucette Sr., Richard A. - Maynard  
Richard A. "Arley" Doucette Sr., age 82, of Maynard passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Dawn Ann (Lyon) Doucette. Richard was born on October 5, 1933 in North Rustico, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the son of the late Napoleon and Obelina (Gallant) Doucette, he was one of 14 children. Richard enlisted in the Canadian Navy and later worked as a local fisherman. Richard and Dawn married in 1953 and in 1968 moved to Maynard where together they raised their family. He worked as a shop foreman for Lund International. Richard had a passion for fellowship and good company, he loved to read, play cribbage, yahtzee and do word search puzzles. He was also an avid Boston Bruins fan. Richard is survived by his children Richard A. Doucette Jr. and his wife Diane of Littleton, Raymond Doucette and his wife Pam of Maynard, Betty Ann (Doucette) Adams and her husband Marc of Delaware, and Anthony Doucette of Shirley and the late Terridale (Doucette) DellaRusso, 10 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. He was also the brother of Eleanor and the late Margaret, Irma, Austin, Freddie, Ernest, Jackie, Georgie, Maurice, Donnie, Alban, Duddie and Alma. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Richard on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 4 - 7 p.m., with a service following at 7 p.m. in Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, 42 Concord Street, Maynard. Burial will be private. Arrangements under the care of Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, Maynard. To share a memory or offer a condolence please visit: www.fowler-kennedy.com .
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 18 to Sept. 29, 2016
Duggan, Mildred - Maynard  
Mildred Duggan, 104, a lifetime Maynard resident, died peacefully Wed. Sept. 14, 2016. Born at home in Maynard, she was the beloved daughter of the late Timothy M. and Ellen M. (Brothers) Duggan. Mildred was the sister of the late James Edmund Duggan and his late wife Gertrude, and Margaret "Peg" Duggan. She is survived by nephews and a niece, Owen and his wife Alice (Boeske), Paul, Neil and Ellen Duggan, and extended family. A graduate of Maynard High School, Mildred was a longtime supervisor for the telephone company. Following retirement, she was a receptionist for Digital Equipment Corp. at the 129 Parker Street facility for over 10 years. As the oldest Maynard resident, she was the current holder of the Boston Post Cane. A lifetime member of St. Bridgets Parish, Mildred loved friends, family and summers in Wells, Maine. Visiting hours will be Sun. Sept. 18th from 2:00-4:00pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Mon. Sept. 19th at 10:00am in St. Bridget's Church, 1 Percival St, Maynard, with burial in St. Bridget's Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial gifts to either St. Bridget's Parish, 1 Percival St, Maynard, MA 01754, or to the Maynard Historical Society, 195 Main St, Maynard, MA 01754. Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com .
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 16 to Sept. 29, 2016
Sebastyn, Anthony J. - Bonita Springs  
Anthony J. Tony Sebastyn, 95, a former longtime Maynard resident, died Thursday, August 25, 2016 in Joannes House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, FL. The beloved husband of Verna M. (Dunnigan) Sebastyn, Tony is also survived by his daughter Toni Ann Lydon and husband Thomas of Maynard; his three sons, Robert Sebastyn and his wife Lynn of Hudson, MA, William Sebastyn and wife Kaye of Waynesville, NC and Lt. Col. John Sebastyn, U.S. Army, Ret. and wife Lisa of San Antonio, TX; a brother John Sebastynowicz and wife Lee of Maynard; a sister Helen Sabanski of Maynard; two grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Born on July 30, 1921 in Maynard, he was son of the late John and Mary (Pronski) in the US Coast Guard during WWII. With his brothers he co-owned and operated Firestone's, a retail store in Maynard, for 35 years. He was a life member of the Maynard Knights of Columbus # 2121, the Frank J. DeMars Legion Post # 235, the V.F.W. Post # 1812 and the Maynard Lodge of Elks # 1568. The Sebastyns moved to Bonita Springs in 1999, where they enjoyed their retirement years. On December 24, 2012 Tony and Verna lost their beloved son Anthony P. Sebastyn. Visiting hours were held Wednesday, September 14th from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111), Acton. The funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday, September 15th at 9:00 a.m., in St. Bridget's Church, 1 Percival St, Maynard, with burial of the urn in Glenwood Cemetery in Maynard. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Joannes House at Hope Hospice, 27200 Imperial Parkway, Bonita Springs, FL 34135. Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 19 to Sept. 29, 2016
Shaw, RoseMarie - Acton  
RoseMarie (August) Shaw, 79, of Maynard, formerly of Framingham, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at home with her husband of 60 years, Forrest, at her bedside holding her hand. Born and raised in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Robert August and the late Rose (Augustini) Bowden, and was a graduate of Framingham High School. The Shaw family lived in the Carolinas, and Maynard during Mr. Shaws career in the service, moving to Maynard permanently in 1970. Mrs. Shaw was a secretary at the Fowler Junior High and Green Meadow Schools in Maynard, and later at Digital Equipment Corporation. She also worked for a time in the Maynard High School cafeteria. Mrs. Shaw especially loved children, and is remembered for helping students going through difficult times. In younger years she enjoyed bowling, and once rolled a perfect game. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Maynard Emblem Club. In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by their three children: Barbara Shaw Zagwyn of Maynard, Paul Shaw of East Falmouth, and Carol Shaw Harris and husband Scott of Marlborough; grandchildren Wayne, Kyle, Natalia, Katrina and Isabella; 6 great-granddaughters; a brother William August of FL.; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandson Benjamin Zagwyn, son-in-law Richard Zagwyn, and a brother Robert August. Visiting hours are Thursday, September 22nd, from 5 | 8 p.m., at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111), Acton. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, September 23rd at 9 a.m., in St. Bridgets Church, 1 Percival St, Maynard. Burial will follow in St. Bridgets Cemetery, Great Rd (Rte 117), Maynard. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Maynard Emblem Club # 205, PO Box 126, Maynard, MA 01754. Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com .
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 19 to Sept. 29, 2016
Trimble, Miriam S. - Torrington  
Miriam Sarvela Trimble, 94, of Simsbury, Connecticut, died Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at McLean in Simsbury. She was born November 5, 1921, in Maynard, daughter of the late Everett T. and Alma M. (Lampinen) Sarvela, and was raised on her familys farm there. She was a Registered Nurse, earning her R.N. at Memorial Hospital in Boston. She went on to be a First Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps in World War II, serving in the Pacific, and was on the first plane bringing medical assistance into Hiroshima after the atomic bomb. Miriam later moved to Torrington, Connecticut, where she raised her family and remained until her move to McLean. She worked as a Registered Nurse at Torringtons Charlotte Hungerford Hospital for 20 years, and after her retirement was an active member of the Sullivan Senior Center. Miriam loved spending time with her friends and family, who were very important to her, and especially enjoyed and always looked forward to visiting with her grandchildren. She was an enthusiastic fan of UConn Huskies womens basketball. She enjoyed being outdoors, and often walked her neighborhood, taking in the nature around her. Miriam was an avid reader throughout her life, and also very much enjoyed the music and entertainment programs at McLean. Miriam is survived by her daughter, Joyce Trimble Gwadz and her husband Bob of Bethesda, Maryland; her son, Jim Trimble and his wife Sue of Simsbury, Connecticut; her brother, Walter Sarvela and his wife Janet of Maynard; her grandchildren, Cindy Trimble of Alexandria, Virginia, Kim Trimble of San Diego, California, and Scott Trimble, presently residing in Thailand; and nieces and nephews, Wisconsin, and Illinois. She was predeceased by three brothers, Fred Sarvela, Edwin Sam Sarvela, and Rev. William Bill Sarvela. There are no calling hours. There will be a graveside service and burial at Glenwood Cemetery in Maynard at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 24th. A memorial service will be celebrated at the First Church of Christ, Simsbury, Connecticut, at 1:00 PM on Sunday, September 25th. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the McLean Therapeutic Recreation Fund, McLean Foundation, 75 Great Pond Road, Simsbury, CT 06070. The Vincent Funeral Home of Simsbury, Connecticut, is caring for the arrangements.
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Published in The Beacon-Villager from Sept. 20 to Sept. 29, 2016
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