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Category Archives: Obituaries


Marie Thomas

Marie Welton Thomas, of Medfield MA, went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2021, at the age of 88. Born in Poughkeepsie NY, she was the daughter of the late Robert E. and Johanna (Haverkamp) Welton. Devoted mother of Mark Thomas and his wife Rebecca of Niskayuna NY, Karen Johnson and...

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Brad McMillan

A longtime resident of Medfield, MA, Brad passed away on August 14th with his close family by his side.

Brad came to Medfield in 1977.  He was an active member of the community especially as both his children grew-up in Medfield.  Brad managed and operated Millis Pharmacy for nearly 20 years. Brad...

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Elisabeth Mann

Elisabeth Theresa (Berlin) Mann 91, of Medfield, Massachusetts passed away on August 8th, 2020 at the Thomas Upham House, Medfield where she has been residing since September after a fall last July.

Born in Hanover, Germany she lived through World War I. Elisabeth was one of ten children and had 6 older...

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Ruth Johnson

Ruth Caroline Johnson, 94, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 24, 2020.  Ruth was born in Roxbury on December 15, 1925 to Swedish immigrants Harold and Lena Aronson.  She was the youngest of three children and loved her older siblings, Vincent and Esther. Ruth delighted in her family...

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Janet Rooney

Rooney, Janet M. (Larkin) died Friday, July 24, 2020 after a three-week illness. 

Born September 8, 1927 in Norwood MA to the late Albert and Agnes Larkin. She was the sister of the late Robert (Shirley), Allan and Richard Larkin all of Medfield, and the sister-in-law of Joan Larkin. She...

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Ruth DeSorgher

DeSORGHER, Ruth Marian (Eckland), 96, July 23, 2020 of Medfield, wife of the late L. Lee DeSorgher Sr., daughter of the late Walter and Grace Eckland, sister of the late Dorothy Clemente, and Scylena Jones. Loving mother of Nancy L. Brown and her husband Spencer of Brewer, Maine, L. Lee DeSorgher Jr. and...

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Rodney J. Marzolf

July 23, 1932 - July 11, 2020

Beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend Rodney J. “Rod” Marzolf, 87, was born into eternal rest on Saturday, July 11, 2020. He was born on July 23, 1932, in Mount Pleasant, Michigan to Orley T. and Beulah (Goodwin) Marzolf.

Hector Pelletier

Hector Roland (Rolly, Pelly) Pelletier, 88 yo.

Passed away July 18, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Walpole in 1931, lived his entire life in Walpole.

Brother of the late, Omer Pelletier of Walpole, Florence Simoni of Bourne and Norwood Ma, Raymond...

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John Piasecki

John Edward Piasecki, age 80, passed away peacefully in his Walpole, Massachusetts home on Tuesday June 30, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Norwood, Massachusetts on February 20, 1940, he was the son of the late Stephen and Margaret (Fitzgibbons) Piasecki. As a proud Walpole Townie, Jack attended the Old Stone...

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Richard Sotir

Richard Joseph Sotir, age 69, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 in his Norfolk, Massachusetts home. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 25, 1951, he was the son of the late Rachie and Stacia (Gutowski) Sotir. Dick spent his early years living in Roslindale, where he attended Boston Technical School through his...

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Robert Harrington

Of Medfield, passed away in a fatal car accident on June 6, 2020. Bob was born on November 13, 1974 to Robert C. and Nancy L. (Dakin) Harrington. Beloved father to his “girls” Caroline, Madeline and Bethany.  Bob’s daughters were his life, they were his world. Bob also leaves behind his sister, Susan...

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Gregory Shesko

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, Gregory John Shesko passed away at home with his wife and daughter present, exactly one month shy of his 77th birthday. Born in Brooklyn, New York, to Alexandria (Maskewich) and John Shesko, he lived most of his life in Needham, Massachusetts. He is survived by his wife Marilyn...

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Richard Abecunas

Richard passed away unexpectedly on June 6, 2020, at the age of 67. Born in New Britain, CT, he was the son of the late Victor Abecunas and Joan Carlson. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 30 years Jean Nizinkirck, son Lee, daughter Cara, and his dog Missy. Richard is also...

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Carol Blumental

Carol Blumental, a resident of Westwood since 1969, passed away on June 1, 2020. She was the beloved wife of George for 54 years and loving mother of sons, David, of China and Hong Kong and Michael of Lakeville, MA. In addition, she leaves behind her daughter - in - law, Feng Li...

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Dwight Robinson

Dwight Rienzi Robinson, 88, of Sherborn, MA, passed away peacefully at home on June 2, 2020, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Dwight was born on September 7, 1931 to Katherine (Babbitt) and Reginald Robinson in Morristown, NJ, and grew up in Mendham, NJ. He graduated from Morristown High...

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Joseph Connolly, Sr.

Joseph E Connolly, Sr. Age 92, of Natick, MA, passed away peacefully in his home on May 23, 2020, surrounded by family, friends and his companion. Joe, son of the late Michael J Connolly and Irene Connolly of Walpole, MA, was a graduate of Walpole High School where he enjoyed playing football for...

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Kathleen ‘Katie’ McLean

Kathleen “Katie” Mary McLean of Dover formerly of Belmont: August 15,1974 - May 16, 2020. 

Loving Mama of Sophia Rocca, Mary Grace Rocca and Sam Rocca. Devoted daughter of Mary E. McLean of Belmont MA.  Daughter of Richard A. McLean and his wife Judith of Sandwich MA.  Cherished sister of...

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Jeannine Adams

Jeannine (Earnshaw) Adams of Dedham, formerly of Medfield, passed peacefully on May 16, 2020 at the age of 88. Jeannine was the daughter of the late George Edward Earnshaw Jr. and the late Jane Levis Carter. She is survived by her beloved husband of over 62 years William (Bill) Adams, and was the...

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Alice Wheeler

Alice (Frankenhauser) Wheeler, 67, of Medfield, MA, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 8, 2020 after a long battle with ALS. 

She is survived by her loving husband Gary Wheeler of Medfield, daughter Robin (Wheeler) Mailhot of Woburn, son Brian Wheeler, her sister Janet Watson of Marco Island,...

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