Obituaries

SHEILA R. HANNAN
MERRIT ISLAND, Fla. — Sheila Ruthe (Gleason) Hannan, of Merritt Island, Fla., passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 5, 2016, from acute achalasia while in hospice care. She was born in Winchendon on Dec. 5, 1937, to Dexter and Ruthe Gleason. She graduated from Athol High School in 1955, and...
ORANGE — Judith M. (Cox) (Pinard) Wilkey, 75, of Horton Road, died on Sunday, June 5, 2016, at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Healthcare Campus in Worcester. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late George C. and Margaret (Vanhouden) Cox and grew up in Brooklyn and...
DORIS E. BROWN
ATHOL — Doris E. Brown, 88, of 195 Orange St., Athol, died Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Leominster Hospital. She was born in Putnam, Conn., on March 18, 1928, the daughter of the late Victor and the late Aldea (Sabourin) Scott. Doris lived in Willimantic, Conn., from the mid-1960s to 1980,...
LUCILLE TESSIER CHAGNON
CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, Va. — Lucille Tessier Chagnon, age 79, of Chincoteague Island, Va., died May 25, 2016, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. She was born June 1, 1936, in Gardner, daughter of the late Frederic G. Tessier Sr. and Alfreda Ross Tessier Noel. Lucille married ...
CLAUDETTE J. BILLINGS
GARDNER — Claudette J. (Brown) Billings, 80, formerly of Gardner, died peacefully early Sunday morning June 5, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Claudette was born in Fitchburg on Sept. 29, 1935, a daughter of the late Claude and Maude (Girard) Brown, and lived in Fitchburg, eventually...
ATHOL — Burial services for Leonard A. Hanlon Sr., U.S. Army/Korean War veteran, 80, of Athol, who died Oct. 1, 2013, will be held Friday, June 10, 2016, at noon, at Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen St., Winchendon.
WARWICK — William Styles, 91, of Shepardson Road, died peacefully at home on Saturday, June 4, 2016, with family at his side. Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, is directing the arrangements.
AMHERST — Edmund Thomas Hazzard passed away peacefully on March 23, 2016, in Amherst, after an extended battle with cancer. He was 70. Ed’s parents were the late George Hazzard, president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute; and the late Jean Fawcett Hazzard, musician, child psychologist, and...
ERVING — Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 4, 2016, for Gary A. Burnett, 76, of High Street, who died peacefully at home on May 30, beginning with a funeral procession from Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange, escorted by the Erving Fire Department, to a graveside service at the Erving...
ORANGE — There will be a graveside service for Shirley J. Sanderson, 82, formerly of Orange, on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 11 a.m., at the Tully Cemetery on Tully Road, Tully.

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