Thursday, December 6, 2012
Here is a look at the names of community members in the region who have passed away recently.
The following obituaries were taken from www.legacy.com Dover Mary (Dawes) Armknecht, Nov. 25. Former selectman and national horticulture judge. Jane McIntosh Sheldon, 96, Nov. 18. Founding member of the Ponkapoag Pony Club, lifelong member of the Norfolk Hunt Club, inspiration for The Jane M. Sheldon Perpetual Challenge Trophy. Sherborn Renate (Rennie) Aschaffenburg Christensen, 83, Nov. 30. Lived in Sherborn for 36 years, avid knitter and crocheter, longtime choir member, great sense of humor. Warren Himmelberger, 90, Nov. 5. Worked at Sherborn Post Office, keen sense of justice, served in World War II as a Navy weatherman. Medfield Mae L. (Kingsbury) Centore, 70, Nov. 20. Lived in Medfield for many years. Celebrated her 50th wedding …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Here is a glance at recent obituaries from Dover, Sherborn, Westwood and Medfield
Taken from www.legacy.com Marilyn P. (Thorpe) Carroll, formerly of Medfield. A long-time volunteer at the Medfield Food Cupboard. Charles David Grinnell, 89, born in Dover. Was a waist gunner in World War II where he crash-landed and was rescued by a farmer and shopkeeper. Mark D. Hesnan, 38, of Medfield. Donations can be made to the Massachusetts Diabetes Association. Frederick Hoyt Jordan, of Sherborn. Devoted father, talented musician, and member of the a capella group, "The Works." Nancy C. (Askew) Kashalena, 80, of Medfield and Bourne. Visiting hours on Nov. 11 and life celebration service on Nov. 12. Lawrence "Larry" Landy, 66 of Medfield. Donations can be made to Temple Beth David. Mary Ann MacDonald, 77, lived in Medfield for many …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Here is a glimpse at residents of Medfield, Dover, Sherborn, and Westwood who have died, or who have relatives who have died, recently.
Taken from www.legacy.com George Franklin Beatty, 76, worked in insurance industry for 50 years. His greatest pride and joy were his daughters and grandchildren. Muriel Morrison Callahan, 90, worked for 45 years with the Sears, Roebuck and Co. as a catalog Sales Manager. Helen C. (Dzerkacz) Gately, 91 of Dover, was a devoted and active member of The Ladies Sodality and St. Casimir's Church (Maynard) which her father helped establish for the Polish community in town. Maryhelena Schomer, 60, was a state trooper and senior investigator for the New York State Police. Andrew J. Kapravy, 79, was raised in Westwood and was a well-respected engineer holding several patents for his work including one for his team's invention of non-kinkable wire…
Friday, October 12, 2012
The pathologist and member of the team of doctors who helped discover and diagnose Lyme's Disease also completed multiple tours in Iraq as a flight surgeon at the age of 68-70.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Colonel Paul H. Duray, Sr. , M.D., 74 years, was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 4, 1938 and died on October 8. 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado of which he was a longtime resident, he was a former of Westwood, Massachusetts for 31 years. At age 4, he was a survivor of the attack at Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, 1941. He was a Pathologist and former Army Reserve doctor. And a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Paul was a renowned expert on Lyme’s Disease and part of a team at Yale University to discover and diagnose the disease. At the age of 68-70, he returned to uniform and completed multiple tours in Iraq as a flight surgeon, primarily in the Balad/Central Euphrates region. He is survived by his loving wife…