Obituaries

ATHOL — A Mass of Christian Burial for Marguerite Maga of Athol was held Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Our Lady Immaculate Church. Rev. Edwin Montana officiated The reading was shared by Benjamin Treger. The offeratory gifts were brought forward by Diane Page and Janet Treger. The Eulogy was given by...
ATHOL — Julio Rentas Font, 68, of Sanders Street, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston as a result of an aortic aneurysm, comforted by his wife Carmen Rentas and surrounded by family.  Julio was born in the town of Ponce in Puerto Rico. He was...
ERVING — Elizabeth E. (Robarge) Adams, 91, of Wells Street, died Thursday Feb. 9, 2017, at home with loved ones by her side.   She was born in Greenfield on Nov. 8, 1925, the daughter of George and Flora (MacLean) Robarge. She attended local schools in Greenfield and was a graduate of Greenfield...
ERVING — Theophile “Theo” Mailloux Jr., 82, of High Street, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Buckley Health Care Center in Greenfield surrounded by family. He was born in Athol on Nov. 17, 1934, the son of Theophile J. Mailloux Sr. and Alice (Robichaud) Mailloux. Theo (Jr.) was a graduate of Athol...
ORANGE — A celebration of life was held on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange for Richard E. Baldic, 80, of Adams Street, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Healthcare campus in Worcester, after being stricken ill earlier...
ATHOL — A Mass of Christian Burial for Angelo “Vic” Colo, of Athol, was held Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Our Lady Immaculate Church. Rev. Edwin Montana officiated. The organist was Janet Paoletti and soloist was Liz Hume. The readings were shared by Angelo’s niece Linda Gibeault, and niece...
ORANGE — Doris A. St. John, 70, of King James Court, East River Street, died early Thursday morning, Feb. 9, 2017, at Quabbin Valley Healthcare in Athol. Funeral arrangements are pending with Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange.
ATHOL — Lawrence Hanscom Peavey Jr., age 90, of Athol died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at Quabbin Valley Healthcare.   Lawrence was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Milford. He is the son of the late Lawrence H. and the late Helen Eunice (Smith) Peavey. He grew up in Hopedale and graduated from Hopedale High...
LAKEWORTH, FLA. — Sherman P. Plotkin passed away peacefully at his Florida home on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. He was 88 years old.  Sherman was born in Winchendon, Mass., and spent his working life in Athol, Mass., where he carried on the family business in furniture retail with his brother...
STEVEN KILINKE 
ATHOL — Steven Kilinke, a tutor and educator for the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, passed away suddenly on Feb. 2, 2017, at the age of 62. Steve was born on Feb. 6, 1954, in Huntington, N.Y., to Millard and Joan (Mari) Klinke and graduated from the University of New York, Geneseo in...

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