Chester D. Jacobs

May 7, 2024

Chester D. “Chet” Jacobs, age 81, of Stow passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 7, 2024.  He was the loving husband of the late Donna M. (Brown) Jacobs.  He is survived by his daughter, Emily K. Jacobs of Stow; his beloved life partner, Marty Sheehan of Stow; and friends and family worldwide.

Chet was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts on December 23,...

Brian W. Olson

May 6, 2024

Brian W. Olson, age 25, of Stow, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 6, 2024. 

Brian was born in Framingham, Massachusetts on July 7, 1998, son of Christopher C. Olson and the late Bonnie Jeanne (Robinson) Olson. Brian attended New Covenant Elementary School and Saint Michael Middle School.   He was raised in Stow, graduating from Nashoba Regional High School, class...

Ronald J. Starr

Apr 26, 2024

Ronald J. Starr, of Berlin, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 26, 2024.  He was the loving husband of Helga H. (Bruckner) Starr. 

Ronald was born in Concord, Massachusetts on December 12, 1940, to the late John E. and Elvie H. (Uljua) Starr.  He was raised and educated in Maynard, graduating from Maynard High School, class of 1958.  Upon graduation, Ronald...

Edward V. Kreutz

Apr 21, 2024

Edward V. Kreutz, age 70, of Sudbury, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 21, 2024.  He was the loving husband of Lynn A. (Wright) Kreutz. Edward was born in Queens, New York on August 30, 1953, to the late Austin E. and Elaine A. (Macksoud) Kreutz. He was raised and educated in Stony Brook and Miller Place Long Island, New...

Keith E. Mercer

Apr 15, 2024

Keith E. Mercer, age 60, of Maynard, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 15, 2024.  He was the loving husband of Deborah A. (McCann) Mercer. 

Keith was born in Winchester, Massachusetts on August 28, 1963, to Judith A. (Ghirardini) Mercer and the late Edwin A. Mercer.  He was raised and educated in Concord, graduating from Concord-Carlisle High School, class of 1982....

Harriet Proctor Somers

Apr 13, 2024

Harriet Proctor Somers, at the age of 101, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Stow, MA on April 13, 2024.  Harriet and her husband Chester were residents of Lowell, MA for over 50 years.

Harriet was born in Gardner, MA on February 13, 1923, to Florence and Fred Proctor and was the youngest of six children.  Harriet graduated from Gardner...

David Lee Beatty Sr.

Apr 7, 2024

David Lee Beatty Sr., a man who built not just structures but a life filled with love and a touch of adventure, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 7, 2024. David was born on November 27, 1936, in Lincolnton, North Carolina, to Pauline (Finger) and Holly Lewis Beatty in the family home.

After graduating high school early, David embarked...

Kathleen "Kathi" M. Milton

Apr 1, 2024

Kathleen “Kathi” M. Milton, age 77, formerly of Maynard, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 1, 2024. 

Kathi was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on June 29, 1946, daughter of the late Gilbert A. and Helen (Specter) Milton.  She was raised in Watertown and Maynard, graduating from Maynard High School, class of 1964.  

Kathi began her career in 1967 with the Digital...

Thruston Houk Hammer

Mar 24, 2024

Thruston Houk Hammer, 101, of Concord, MA was taken to heaven on, Sunday, March 24, 2024, at his home. 

He was born in Lexington, Massachusetts on February 5, 1923, to Alexander McKenzie Hammer (Brookline) and his mother, Sarah Talbott (Houk) Hammer (Dayton, Ohio). Thrus graduated from Phillips Andover Academy (1942), where he played baseball and was captain of the hockey team....

Brian Patrick Manning

Mar 13, 2024

Brian Patrick Manning, age 39, of Maynard, MA passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 13, 2024. 

Brian was born in Waltham, Massachusetts on September 10, 1984, son of Kenneth Manning and the late Lorraine A. (Egizio) Manning.  He was raised and educated in Maynard, graduating from Maynard High School, class of 2003.  

Brian loved to cook.   He worked as a...