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Evelyn Gray

Evelyn Ruth Harrison Gray, age 75, of South Daytona, FL, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Evelyn was born June 15,1947 in Norwood, Massachusetts to loving parents, the late Bernice (Donahue) and Richard Harrison, of Walpole, MA.

Evelyn is survived by her devoted lifelong partner William Dotson, her children...

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Georgette “Jo” March

Georgette “Jo” Celina March, age 97, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2022 at The Carriage House in Wayland, MA.

She was born in North Dartmouth, MA to the late Yvonne and Ulric Lafond and was one of 9 children. She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 64 years, Peyton...

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Erica Falcone

Erica Catherine Falcone passed away suddenly in Marietta, Georgia, on July 17, 2022 at the age of 25. She was adventurous, mischievous and empathetic to those less fortunate. Her smile lit up the room and her laughter was contagious. She was a 2015 graduate of Medfield High School and was the captain of...

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Roger Mackay

Of Medfield, and formerly of Dover, Needham and Westwood, died Tuesday, February 23, 2022 having lived a full life as a husband, father, and mentor. He is survived by his wife Nancy Fischer Mackay. He was preceded in death by his first wife Alice Guggenheimer Mackay.

Born in in Milton,...

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Warner Skomars

Warner Emanuel Skomars, 85, of Charlotte, NC passed away on February 10, 2022.  He was born in St. Luke’s Hospital of Duluth Minnesota, on February 24, 1936.  Warner graduated from Duluth East High School in 1954 and the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a Bachelor of Science Degree on 9 June 1961.  He proudly...

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Ralph Knowles

Ralph G. Knowles, 81, of Nobleboro, Maine passed away peacefully on January 20, 2022. Born in 1940 in Brookline, Massachusetts, the oldest son of 10 children, he grew up in Medfield.

Ralph had many talents: he worked in tactical aircraft maintenance for the United States Air Force and was also...

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John ‘Johnny’ Jackson, Jr.

John “Johnny” Carlton Jackson Jr., age 93, has passed away at his home in Ashland, MA. He was born in Sherborn, Massachusetts as the third child of John Carlton and Isabelle “Belle” Wing Jackson who owned Jackson Store and gas station and managed the US Post Office, a central gathering place in Sherborn...

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Evan Lautz

Evan Alexander Lautz, age 23, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 4, 1998, he was the son of Dr. David B. and Ann L. (Pink) Lautz. He spent his early years in Needham before his family settled in Medfield, Massachusetts. Evan was raised in Medfield,...

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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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