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Obituary: Theodore Lindgren, 96, of Springfield

Obituary: Theodore Lindgren, 96, of Springfield

Theodore (Ted) Fritz Lindgren, 96, of Springfield, passed away on Jan. 24, 2020 at Springfield Health and Rehab, with his wife of 77 years, Florence, and other family members by his side.  He was born on Dec. 9, 1923 in New York City son of Fritz and Alice (Sundgren) Lindgren. As a child, Mr. Lindgren […]

Obituary: Zena Weldon, 79, of Springfield

Obituary: Zena Weldon, 79, of Springfield

Zena Weldon died on Jan. 10, 2020. She was born on April 9, 1940, in Bridgeport, Conn., to Elizabeth Chickvary and Daniel Edward Robinson and lived near the shore until 1987 when she moved to Chester, before eventually settling in Springfield. To explore her childhood pleasure and dreams, Zena began taking workshops in drawing and […]

Obituary: Mary Drew Fraser, 87, of Chester

Obituary: Mary Drew Fraser, 87, of Chester

Mary Drew Fraser, 87, of Chester, passed away Dec. 31, 2019 at Cheshire Medical Center after a brief illness. Born Sept. 26, 1932, the only child of Frank and Alice (Ingerson) Drew, Mary grew up in Wilton and Milford, N.H. After graduation from the University of New Hampshire in 1954, she married the love of […]

Obituary: Wilhelmina Allen, 95, of Chester

Obituary: Wilhelmina Allen, 95, of Chester

Wilhelmina H. Allen 95, of Chester, passed away on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow. She was born Aug. 17, 1924 in Columbia, Conn., the daughter of Laurens and Dena (Frey) Holbrook.  She received her education in Connecticut, graduating from Windham High School in Willimantic, Conn. […]

Obituary: Stephen Perniciaro, 66, former Chester High student

Obituary: Stephen Perniciaro, 66, former Chester High student

Stephen Perniciaro of Ware, Mass., died Jan. 16, 2020 at the age of 66 after battling cancer. We wish to thank all the wonderful people at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute who cared for him. Mr. Perniciaro was born on Feb. 22, 1953 in New Britain, Conn., to Antonio and Reah (LaVallee) Perniciaro. His family […]

Obituary: Frederick Ramen Jr., 86, of Chester

Obituary: Frederick Ramen Jr., 86, of Chester

Frederick C. Ramen Jr., 86, of Chester, passed away on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 30, 1933 in Queens, N.Y., the son of Frederick Sr. and Catherine (Beckert) Ramen. Mr. Ramen held master’s degrees from New York […]

Obituary: Laura Dudek, 72, of Chester

Obituary: Laura Dudek, 72, of Chester

Laura Kate Dudek, 72, passed away from cancer on Friday evening, Jan. 10, 2020, at her home in Chester surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 26, 1947, in Bronx, New York, the daughter of Louis and Connie (Ferro) Siracusano. She graduated from State University of New York at New Paltz, where she was […]

Obituary: Gary Chase, 66, of Rockingham

Obituary: Gary Chase, 66, of Rockingham

Gary D. Chase, 66, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at his home in Rockingham following an illness. He was born Jan. 23, 1953 in Springfield, the son of Charles and Elizabeth (Hodgdon) Chase, and graduated from Springfield High School with the class of 1971. On July 5, 1975, he married Denise Douglas at […]

Obituary: Richard Maynard, 79, Perkinsville native

Obituary: Richard Maynard, 79, Perkinsville native

Richard G. Maynard passed away peacefully at his home in Harrison, Maine, on Dec. 28, 2019, surrounded by family. Born Jan. 25, 1940, in Windsor, he grew up in Perkinsville, graduating in 1958 from Springfield High School.  He was active in the Boy Scouts, earning his Eagle Scout badge and Order of the Arrow. Mr. […]

Obituary: Fredericka Holden, 92, of Springfield

Obituary: Fredericka Holden, 92, of Springfield

Fredericka “Freddy” Holden 92, passed away on the evening of  Sunday Jan. 5, 2020 at the Springfield Hospital. She was born on Jan. 25, 1927 in Bellows Falls, to Frederick and Hazel (Austin) Fair. She graduated from Springfield High School. On June 4, 1949 she married Raymond E. Holden in Springfield. He predeceased her on […]

Obituary: Hildagarde Jaquith, 89, of Chester

Obituary: Hildagarde Jaquith, 89, of Chester

Hildagarde B. “Hilly” Jaquith, 89, of Chester, passed away on Dec. 9, 2019 at Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield. She was born May 4, 1930 in Monroe, N.H., the daughter of Oscar and Electa (Griffin) Bedor, graduating from of St. Johnsbury Academy in 1948. Her husband of 38 years, Norman “Jake” Jaquith, died […]

Obituary: Elsie Mable Fuller, 93, of Springfield

Obituary: Elsie Mable Fuller, 93, of Springfield

Elsie Mable Hart Fuller, 93, of Springfield, died on Friday morning Dec. 20, 2019. She passed away peacefully from cancer at the Springfield Health & Rehab Center (Genesis) in Springfield. She was born June 27, 1926 in Weston and was the last surviving daughter of Henry W. Hart and Rosetta “Rosie”  ( Chadburn ) Hart. […]

Obituary: Michael Bodi, 64, of Chester

Obituary: Michael Bodi, 64, of Chester

Michael L. Bodi  64, of Chester, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 after a long battle with multiple myeloma. He was born Aug. 14, 1955 in Vallejo, Calif., to Louis and Margaret (York) Bodi. Mr. Bodi was a licensed master plumber and was a plumbing and heating contractor in the area for many years. […]

Obituary: Steven Pencek, 67, of Rockingham

Obituary: Steven Pencek, 67, of Rockingham

Steven L. “Snooky” Pencek, 67, of Rockingham, passed away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 in West Lebanon, N.H. He was born March 17, 1952 in Bellows Falls to Stephen F. and Mildred E. (Alexander) Pencek. He was a graduate of the St. Charles School and later served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Pencek was employed […]

Obituary: Geraldine Thompson, 87, of Perkinsville

Obituary: Geraldine Thompson, 87, of Perkinsville

Geraldine “Terri” F. Thompson. 87, passed away on Sunday evening Dec. 22, 2019 at her home in Perkinsville. She was born on Jan. 4, 1932 in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of Earl J. and Mildred (Glidden) Cashman. Mrs. Thompson was a mother and homemaker. She volunteered for many years around the Springfield and Ludlow areas, […]

Obituary: Ronald E. Gosselin, 60, of N. Springfield

Obituary: Ronald E. Gosselin, 60, of N. Springfield

Ronald E. Gosselin, 60, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019 at North Springfield home. He was born on Oct. 2, 1959 in Springfield to Lawrence “Pepe” Gosselin. He attended Springfield schools. For many years, Mr. Gosselin was a self-employed carpenter for many years. He was also a handyman who could fix anything. He enjoyed […]

Obituary: Brian Morris, 73, of Chester

Obituary: Brian Morris, 73, of Chester

Brian J. Morris 73, of Chester, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 in Chester. A full obituary will appear in the very near future, and services will be announced at a later date. Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield is assisting with arrangements.

Obituary: Delbert Foster, 80, of Baltimore

Obituary: Delbert Foster, 80, of Baltimore

Delbert E. Foster, 80, passed away at his home in Baltimore on Saturday morning Nov. 23, 2019.  He was born in Springfield on Aug. 27, 1939, the son of Leon and Clarabelle Foster. He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Springfield High School. Mr. Foster served in the National Guard for many years, retiring as […]

Obituary: Tiffany Gordon (aka T-Dog), 19, of Andover

Obituary: Tiffany Gordon (aka T-Dog), 19, of Andover

Tiffany Thea Takara Gordon had the misfortune of being born with many congenital heart defects and other birth abnormalities that plagued her all of her life. Her heart only had two chambers instead of the usual four. Tiffany joked about only having half of a heart, but her life proved that her half had more […]

Obituary: Celia L. Taylor, 74, of Perkinsville

Obituary: Celia L. Taylor, 74, of Perkinsville

Celia L. Taylor, 74, formerly of Perkinsville passed away on Sunday Nov. 17, 2019 at Cedar Hill Health Care Center in Windsor. She was born March 28, 1945 in Springfield, the daughter of Henry W. and Margaret (Heald) Spaulding. She attended Springfield schools, graduating from Springfield High School and later from River Valley Community College […]