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...

Henri J. LaRosee

Mar 12, 2024

Henri J. LaRosee, age 96, of Westford passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 12, 2024.   He was the loving husband of the late Barbara E. (Grimes) LaRosee.  

Henri was born in Waltham, Massachusetts on March 20, 1927, son of the late James R. and Eva (Cormier) LaRosee.  He was also predeceased by his brother Richard and three sisters Lorraine,...

Edward Aaron Hatch II

Mar 2, 2024

Edward “Eddie” Aaron Hatch II, age 42, of Framingham, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 2, 2024. 

 Eddie was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on September 2, 1981, the son of Cynthia A. (Lawton) Walker and the late Roger M. Hatch Sr. He was raised and educated in Maynard, graduating from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, class of 2000. 

 Eddie worked...

Chris Spear

Feb 28, 2024

Chris Spear passed away on February 28, 2024, in Fremont, CA while on a business trip, doing what he loved best: riding his bicycle. 

Chris was an avid cyclist, who rode whenever and wherever he could. He loved to travel and rode his bike in 29 states and 23 countries with plans to add Spain this month. He rode for the...

Edmund P. Lynch

Feb 13, 2024

Edmund P. Lynch, aged 92, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. He was the beloved husband of Geraldine D. (Connor) Lynch. Born on September 6, 1931, in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, to the late Edmund F. and Theresa M. (Brady) Lynch. Edmund graduated from Iona University with the class of 1954 earning his Bachelor’s...

Matthew P. Steen

Feb 7, 2024

Matthew Patrick Steen, age 24, of Hudson, MA passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.  

Matthew was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 15, 1999, son of Patrick J. and Karen (Herne) Steen.  He was raised and educated in Hudson, graduating from Hudson High School, class of 2017.  

Matthew had an uplifting smile that brightened the room.  He enjoyed...