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Michael J. Gearl

Oct 1, 2022

 

ATHOL- Michael Joseph Gearl,79, died Saturday, October 1, 2022 at St Elizabeth Hospital in Brighton, MA.

He was born in Newark, New Jersey on May 2, 1943, a son of the late Charles Gearl and Kathleen (Spaid) Gearl.

Michael attended Lincoln Technical Institute and received his degree in Engineering. He proudly served in the United States Army and earned...

Michael Raymond Cline

Sep 29, 2022

ASHBY- Michael Cline, of Ashby, MA (formerly from Huntington, West Virginia), passed away peacefully on September 29, 2022.  He is survived by his wife, Susan Cline, of Ashby, MA., their children and families:    Amy (Cline) Erickson and Peter Erickson and four children, of Baxter, MN,  Adam Cline and Nicole (Leone) Cline and two children, of North Grafton, MA,  Laura...

Mary A. Chipman

Sep 26, 2022

TEMPLETON - Mary A. Chipman, 85, died Monday, September 26, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family.She was born in Gardner on January 12, 1937, the daughter of the late L. Porter Andrews and V. Rose (Turgiss) Andrews.Mary graduated from Templeton High School with the Class of 1955 and graduated from Newton Wellesley School of Nursing in 1958.Mary traveled extensively and worked...

Michael S Conroy

Sep 24, 2022

 

Templeton-Michael S. Conroy, 67, died Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Heywood Hospital. 

He was the husband of the late Karen M. (Gamache) Conroy. 

He leaves one daughter, Julie Albert and her husband, James of Gardner; three step-children, Charlene Delisle of Gardner, Michael Minkin of Gardner and Anthony Dellechiaie and his wife, Sarah of Fitchburg; seven grandchildren, Megan Albert, Benjamin...

Christopher Drew Carlson

Sep 24, 2022

 

Christopher Drew Carlson, born December 13, 1961 passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of sixty. He went into the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, where he joined his daughter, Samantha Mae who predeceased him by one hundred twenty-four days. Christopher is also predeceased by his parents, George Warren Carlson and Sally Matherson Carlson.

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Charlene M. Drury

Sep 22, 2022

 

Gardner-formerly of Orange, Charlene M. (Gifford) Drury, 73, died Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Heywood Hospital after a brief illness.    She was born in Gardner on November 10, 1948, a daughter of the late Stanley B. Gifford and Ruth D (Schafron) Hamel.   She attended Narragansett High School. Charlene worked at L.S. Starrett Company before becoming disabled. She...

Claire A Dube

Sep 22, 2022

 

Westborough and formerly of Westminster-Claire A. (Masse) Dube, 94, died Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Beaumont Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough. 

She was the wife of the late Edward Joseph Dube, who died in 2012. 

Claire leaves two sisters, Connie Mirasolo of Wakefield and Agnes Gore of Dallas TX and many nieces and nephews. 

She is predeceased...

William J Battaini, Jr.

Sep 20, 2022

 

YALAHA, FLORIDA- William J. Battaini Jr., of Yalaha, Florida passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Advent Health in Ocala, Florida with family at his side.

He was born in Athol on August 29, 1954, a son of Theresa (Landry) Battaini the late William J. Battaini.

William was a graduate of Athol High School. 

Billy had a love and...

Robert D Stevens

Sep 18, 2022

 

Robert D. Stevens, 94, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2022. 

Robert was born on February 29, 1928 a son of the late Ralph and Edith (Day) Stevens. He was born in Boston and grew up in Watertown, he later moved to Baldwinville and resided most recently in Phillipston. Where he was a proud recipient of the Boston Post...

Helen H. Carlson

Sep 16, 2022

 

Helen H. Carlson, 91, died peacefully on Friday, September 16, 2022 at Alliance Health at Baldwinville.

Helen was born in the Bronx, New York on December 25, 1930, daughter of the late John and Hilma (Lehtomaki) Carlson. She came to live in Gardner as a young child, with her parents and older sister Sylvia, due to the scarcity of...

Brenda J. Buck

Sep 15, 2022

 

Brenda Joyce (Banks) Buck of Athol unexpectedly departed this world into the loving presence of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 15, 2022.  Brenda was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on September 30, 1942, and lived in Petersham until she graduated from Ralph Mahar Regional High School in 1960. 

Brenda married John P. Buck on April 29, 1961. They...

Irene M. Bowse

Sep 14, 2022

 

Gardner-Irene M Bowse (Forsyth), 95, daughter of Percy & Rosa Forsyth, passed away peacefully on September 14th with family by her side.  Irene will be greatly missed by all that knew her.     She was born in Brighton, Massachusetts and raised on a farm in Sudbury along with her 10 siblings.  She graduated from Sudbury High School in...

Wagih G. Kotoch

Sep 14, 2022

 

Winchendon- Mr. Wagih George Kotoch,73, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

He was born in Beirut, Lebanon on July 4, 1949, a son of the late George Kotoch and Yasmine Kotoch.

Wagih immigrated to the United States in his 20's, and began working right away. He obtained several jobs, and worked his way to becoming an Engineer for...

Bruce Baczewski

Sep 13, 2022

 

 

BALDWINVILLE - Bruce Baczewski passed away from cancer on the 13th day of September 2022 at the age of 40 in his home surrounded by family. 

Born in Gardner MA on September 6, 1982 to Brian Baczewski and Shelly Guyer.  

Bruce graduated from Oakmont High School (Class of 2001) and attended the Universal Technical Institute for automotive...

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