Richmond Oppong

Dec 8, 2023

Richmond Oppong, died in his sleep on Friday, December 8, 2023. His loss is completely unexpected, and his family is profoundly saddened. 


Richmond was born September 14, 1965, in Agogo Ashanti- Akim Ghana to the late Mr. Kwabena Yeboah and Maame Rose Agyekum. He was the third of five children, and the first son among his siblings. Richmond professed his life...

Geraldine A. Baeder

Dec 7, 2023

AUBURN-Geraldine Anita Baeder, 76, of Auburn, MA, died on Thursday, December 7 after battling a short illness. She passed peacefully surrounded by her family at home.

Gerry was born in New Haven, CT, on July 21, 1947, daughter of the late Arthur John Wallace, Jr., and Geraldine Anita (Coveyduck) Wallace. After moving with her family to Pittsfield, MA, she...

Pedro DeLeon

Dec 7, 2023


Pedro DeLeon, 84, of Main Street died on Thursday, December 7 in Regal Care of Worcester after a long illness.

   He leaves three daughters: Evelyn, Johanna & Madeline DeLeon, six grandchildren, three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, son of Roman DeLeon and Juana Ortiz.

   Pedro worked for many...

Erwin H. "Dusty" Miller

Dec 5, 2023


WORCESTER-Erwin H. “Dusty” Miller, 83, of Worcester, MA, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, surrounded by family, love, music, and stories. He lived his life deliberately, pragmatically, and with great curiosity and integrity.

Born in Worcester on March 21, 1940, he was the eldest child of Dr. Erwin Curtis and Harriet (Wright) Miller and big brother...

Virginia L. Pano

Dec 5, 2023


WORCESTER-Virginia L. (Mogren) Pano, 91,  died Tuesday, December 5 in Knollwood Nursing Home.


Her husband of 54 years, Christy A. Pano died in 2010. She leaves two sons, James A. Pano and Kenneth L. Pano both of Worcester; five grandchildren, Christopher Thomas Pano, Rebecca Jean Pano, Emma Jean Pano, Eric A. Friedental-Pano and Daniel M. Pano and many...

Phyllis Sandvos

Dec 4, 2023

Phyllis Jane Sandvos

June 3, 1934—December 4, 2023

Phyllis Jane Sandvos of Northboro, age 89, died peacefully on December 4, 2023.

 Like her loving husband, William, “Pops,” Sandvos, she was surrounded by loving family in her final days. Phyllis was raised in Riverdale, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, near her lifetime beau, William. Phyllis and William married in June of...

David M. Dellasanta

Dec 3, 2023

WEST BOYLSTON-David Dellasanta, age 62, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2023, surrounded by family and friends at Umass Memorial Medical Center located in Worcester, MA. 


David is survived by his children Leah Sylvester and her husband Ryan of Templeton, Mark Dellasanta of Worcester, his former wife Ada Staras of Worcester, his siblings Sally Husson and her husband John...

Katherine M. Torrey

Dec 2, 2023


Katherine Mary (Powers) Torrey, 73, of Worcester, also known affectionately as Kathy, passed away on December 2, 2023, at UMASS Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born on September 22, 1950, in Worcester, daughter of the late Marie A. (Noonan) and the late David J. Powers. Her passing is mourned by her beloved husband of 48 years,...

Keith J Simpson

Dec 2, 2023


Keith J. "Uncle Beef" Simpson, 66, passed away on December 2, 2023, at UMASS Hospital in Worcester after a brief illness. He was born on October 10, 1957, in Worcester to the late Edna (Laporte) Simpson and Kenneth E. Simpson.Keith grew up in Worcester and graduated from St. Peter's High School. From an early age, he exhibited a strong...