Elizabeth A. McDonough

Jan 21, 2024

WORCESTER-Betty McDonough, age 94, died peacefully on January 21 after months of declining health.  Betty was born and raised in Worcester. She and her husband Joe remained in Worcester to raise their children Joan, Susan, and Joseph. Later in life Betty enjoyed living among many friends at Westbrook Crossing in Shrewsbury. Her final residence was in Hingham surrounded by the...

Sotiraq Millona

Jan 20, 2024

WORCESTER: Sotiraq Millona, 88, of Salisbury Street passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at UMass Memorial Hospital after an illness.

He leaves his wife of 64 years, Eleni (Loucas) Millona, a son Arian Millona and his wife Alma of Paxton, a daughter Eva A. Millona and her husband Astrit Seiti of Worcester as well as two beloved granddaughters, Elena Seiti...

Richard "Dick" S. Wheeler

Jan 19, 2024

Richard (Dick) S. Wheeler, 89, a dedicated firefighter and beloved member of the Worcester community, passed away on January 19, 2024, at the Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center. He was born in Worcester on April 6, 1934, to the late Helen M. (Smith) and Clifford W. Wheeler.  

Dick was predeceased by his loving wife, Adele T. (Cardwell) Wheeler after...

Paula M. Marengo

Jan 15, 2024


BOYLSTON-Paula M. (Ostaszewski) Marengo, 77, passed away Monday, January 15 in the Rose Monahan Hospice House.

She leaves her husband of 57 years, Raymond A. Marengo, two children, James Marengo and his wife, Leigh of Boylston and Michelle Marengo of Worcester; a brother, Stanley J. Ostaszeski and his wife, Linda of Epping, NH; a sister, Lynn Ann Ostaszewski of...

Eric C. Sonnier

Jan 14, 2024


Eric passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a courageous battle with glioblastoma, he fought to the very end.  He is survived by his loving wife Bridget (O'Rourke) and their daughter Tiffany, a brother Francis(Frank) Sonnier his fiancée Mika, and a sister Laura Alejandro.  He leaves behind his sister-in-laws  Mary (O'Rourke) Sweet her husband Mike, Kathy...

Betty Jean Dalbeck

Jan 14, 2024


Betty Jean Dalbeck died peacefully in her home on January 14, 2024 with her family by her side. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Wesley W. Dalbeck, married 67 years. They had five children; Nancy Dalbeck, John Dalbeck, Robert Dalbeck and wife Lynn, Helen Dalbeck and husband Alexis Pittman, Mary Ann Fournier and husband Roland; nine grandchildren, six...

Richard A. Eggleston

Jan 10, 2024


Richard (Rick) A. Eggleston, 61, of Townsend, MA passed away on January 10 at St. Vincent Hospital after an illness.

   He is survived by his daughter Vanessa L. Eggleston and her husband Christopher of New Bedford and his son Nicholas R. Eggleston and his wife Erin of Spencer. Richard also leaves behind two grandchildren, Dani and Shay Dematteo....

Charles A. Rasku

Jan 10, 2024


WORCESTER-Charles A. Rasku, 81, passed away Wednesday, January 10 at St. Vincent Hospital.

He leaves his wife of 56 years, Christine M. (Karlon) Rasku; four children, Daniel Rasku and his partner, Kellyann Klink of Worcester, James Rasku and his partner, Lisa Monopoli of Worcester, Dr. Mary Ann Rasku and her husband, John Lannon of Milwaukee, WI and Linda LaTulippe...

Meridith D. Wesby

Jan 7, 2024

Heaven has gained another angel one whose light still shines so brightly.  Meridith Daniels Wesby left this earth peacefully in the early morning of Sunday, January 7, 2024.  She was born in Worcester, MA May 31, 1943 to Jane (Gerety) and Clarence W. Daniels, Jr.  She married the love of her life Joseph (Terry) S. Wesby, III on June 19,...

John T. "Jack" Reynolds

Jan 7, 2024


ROCHDALE- John T. “Jack” Reynolds, 84, passed away Sunday, January 7 at Tatnuck Park in Worcester.

He leaves his wife of 61 years, Marcia G. (Carlier); two children, Paul J. Reynolds of Rochdale and Maryellen T. Estrada and her husband, Alfred of Stamford, CT; a grandson, Andrew Paul Kristan; a brother, Leonard Reynolds of Webster and many nieces and...