Walter J. Pendergast

Nov 3, 2023


Walter J. Pendergast, age 69, of Maynard, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 3, 2023 after a short battle with cancer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Walter was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on October 22, 1954, son of the late Gerald Douglas and Mary C. (Hartford) Pendergast.  He was raised and educated in Maynard graduating from...

Jessie C. (Caldwell) Keenan

Nov 2, 2023


Jessie C. (Caldwell) Keenan, age 92, of Stow, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 2, 2023.  She was the loving wife of the late James K. Keenan. 

Jessie was born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, on August 29, 1931, daughter of the late Millidge J. and Annie R. (Rideout) Caldwell.   Jessie and James married on May 23, 1951,...

Elaine A. (Colombo) Donaghue

Oct 20, 2023


Elaine A. (Colombo) Donaghue, age 77, of Stow, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 20, 2023.  She was the loving wife of Patrick J. Donaghue.  

Elaine was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts on May 7, 1946, the daughter of the late Antonio and Katherine (Borodowka) Colombo.  She was raised and educated in Maynard, graduating from Maynard High School, class...

Richard A. Mortenson

Oct 8, 2023


Richard A. Mortenson, age 90, of Stow, passed away on Sunday, October 8, with his children by his side. 

Born in Roxbury, MA, Dick was the son of Walmer P. and Ethel (Smith) Mortenson. He grew up in Hudson and spent the past seven decades as a resident of Stow. 

Dick graduated from Hudson High School in 1951, where...

George F. Hardy

Oct 7, 2023


George F. Hardy, age 91, of Maynard passed away peacefully with family on Saturday, October 7, 2023.  He was the loving husband of the late Carole L. (Whitney) Hardy for 68 years, marrying on May 15, 1955.  Carole and George met at the People’s theater in Maynard.  He caused such a commotion there, she had to promptly kick him...

Anne Marie (Cannistraro) Marsh

Oct 5, 2023


Anne Marie (Cannistraro) Marsh, age 93, of Sudbury, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 5, 2023.  She was the loving wife of the late Robert Joseph Marsh.

Anne was born in Waltham, Massachusetts, on July 20, 1930, daughter of the late Michael A. and Anna (Parlato) Cannistraro. Anne’s mother, Anna, sadly died in childbirth and never met her daughter....

Keith Paul Murray

Oct 3, 2023


Keith Paul Murray, 55, passed away unexpectedly after a short illness surrounded by his loving family on October 3rd, 2023 at Emerson Hospital. Keith leaves behind his loving, devoted partner and best friend of 30 years, Aimee (St. Martin) Murray.

Keith was the dedicated and supportive father of Elena Murray and her fiancé, R.J. McCann of Wareham and Griffin...

Elizabeth "Betty" M. (Goddard) Milon

Oct 1, 2023


Elizabeth “Betty” M. (Goddard) Milon, age 77, formerly of Maynard, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 1, 2023. She was the loving wife of the late Dennis G. Milon. 

Betty was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on January 25, 1946, daughter of the late Joseph W. and Ruth F. (Buchanan) Goddard.  She was raised and educated in Cambridge.  Betty and...

William "Bill" Whitney Shrader

Sep 25, 2023


William “Bill” Whitney Shrader, age 92, of Stow passed away peacefully on Monday, September 25, 2023.

 Bill was born in Foochow, China, on October 17, 1930 to missionaries Elizabeth (Hand) Shrader and the Rev. Ralph R. Shrader.

Bill went to kindergarten in Minneapolis, Minnesota; grade school in Montpelier, Vermont; and high-school (class of 1948) and college while living in...

Carl A. Cathcart

Sep 17, 2023


Carl A. Cathcart, age 85, of Westford, formerly of Maynard, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2023, with his children and others at his side.

Carl was born in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, on November 22, 1937, son of the late Everett and Alvina (Anderson) Cathcart.  He was raised on the Cape. Carl graduated from Stockbridge School of Agriculture with...