Obituaries

EDITH R. GRISCOM
ATHOL — Edith Rapallo Griscom, 88, went to her eternal home on Dec. 3, 2015, from the Athol Hospital, after an illness that had brought her from her home in Westford to the home of her daughter Julia. Edith died as she lived: with flourishes of humor, deep faith and unconventional anonymity....
PHYLLIS M. SHAW
ATHOL — Funeral services for Phyllis M. Shaw, 97, of Athol, were held Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at the Athol-Orange Baptist Church. Rev. Mark Bariloni officiated. A eulogy was given by Phyllis’s son, Gordon Shaw. The bearers were Abby Willard, Dean Engel, Devin Willard, Carl Nawotny, Rob Willard...
FORTH WORTH, Texas — Fonnie K. Hannah, 62, of Forth Worth, passed away on Nov. 4, 2015. She was born in Athol on March 28, 1953, to Lucille (Rathburn) Platt and Ronald Lewis. She is survived by her daughters, Kari Martin, Renae Cobb, Lynn McConnell and Maranda Moore; grandchildren, Tyson Davis...
NORMA F. YOUNG
ATHOL- A graveside service for Norma Fay Young, 83, of Athol were held Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 at Silver Lake Cemetery. Ernie West officiated. The bearers were Guy Bezio, David Lanfair and Fred Kempton. Higgins-O’Connor Funeral Home, 146 Main Street, Athol, directed arrangements.   Norma Fay...
ORANGE — A celebration of life was held on Thursday morning, Dec. 3, 2015, at the Orange United Methodist Church for Gerald S. “Jake” Hallett, 90, of Putnam Street, who died on Nov. 21 at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Healthcare Campus in Worcester. Judy Jones, lay minister of the...
ATHOL — David Broadbent, 95, of 416 Main St., died Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, after a short illness. Funeral services for Broadbent, a Navy pilot in World War II, are scheduled to take place this spring at the family plot in Wellfleet. Fletcher-Hebert Funeral Home, 70 Pleasant St., Winchendon, is...
ATHOL — Marguerite Natha Duguay, 91, of Athol, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at Quabbin Valley Healthcare in Athol. She was born in Athol, on Nov. 6, 1924, the daughter of Hyacinthe and the late Anna (Savoie) Duguay. She grew up in Athol and attended Athol schools. She worked as a stitcher at...
ATHOL— Funeral services for Richard C. Lawsky, 81, of Athol, were held Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Rev. Edwin Montana, pastor, officiated. Burial followed in Gethsemane Cemetery. The bearers were Douglas Deane, Cooper Deane, Michael Wells, Allen Doubleday, Stanley...
ATHOL — Jeans Lewis, 59, of Beacon Street, died on Saturday morning, Nov. 28, 2015, at home, following an illness.  Born in Eutaw, Ala., on Jan. 26, 1956, a son of Armellia “Amy” Lewis, he grew up in Chicago and moved to Hartford, Conn., at the age of 13 and graduated from high school there....
RAYMOND L. ST. HILAIRE
ATHOL — Raymond L. St. Hilaire, 67, of Athol, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at Heywood Hospital of Gardner. He was born April 16, 1948, in Athol, the son of the late George and the late Dorothy (Rivest) St. Hilaire.  Raymond grew up in Athol and was educated in Athol. He was a member of the 25...

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