Margaret "Mickie" Nelson

Jan 2, 2024


Worcester – Margaret F. Nelson, 92, died unexpectedly, but peacefully, in her Briarwood home on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. Mickie was born in DeWitt, Michigan, the daughter of Clarence H. Fuerstenau, the DeWitt school superintendent, and Beatrice Bisbing Fuerstenau, a piano teacher. She graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in elementary education, and, in 1954, married the love of her life, Donald...

Wieslawa "Viesha" M. Wadowski

Jan 2, 2024

WORCESTER: Wieslawa “Viesha” M. Wadowski, 76, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, January 2, at UMass Memorial Healthcare Alliance Hospital in Leominster after an extended illness.   She was predeceased by her husband of 25 years Joseph R. Wadowski in 1997. She is survived by her daughter Susan, beloved granddaughter Teagan and her daughter-in-law and close friend Tammie of...

Robert A. Prior

Jan 2, 2024


Robert A. Prior, 80, died peacefully at Christopher House in Worcester, MA on January 2, 2024.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Katherine J. (Kate) Prior of Boston; former wife Eileen M. Prior of Worcester; nieces Megan M. Collins and her husband Daniel of Norwell and Colleen M. Shannon and her husband Noah Weiskoff of Beverly; nephew Timothy J....

Maura A. O'Neill

Jan 1, 2024


AUBURN-Maura A. O’Neill died in Worcester, on Monday, January 1, 2024.


She was born in Worcester and raised in Auburn, Maura was the daughter of the late Frederick L. and Alice E. (Loughlin) O’Neill. She graduated from Ascension High School in Worcester, and Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA.


Maura was an English teacher for many years...

Steven A. Brown

Dec 31, 2023



WORCESTER-Steve Brown, 54, formerly of Westborough and Natick passed away Sunday, December 31.

He is survived by his mother, Margaret A. (Day) Brown Hagearty;  his siblings, Lisa Hagearty Medina, Annmarie Hagearty Falvey, Robert W. Hagearty, James Hagearty and Michael Hagearty; the extended Hagearty family and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased his step-father, Robert Hagearty; and his...

Jack V Miskinis

Dec 31, 2023


WORCESTER-John V. “Jack” Miskinis, 69, of Worcester passed away Sunday, December 31.

His wife of 28 years, Susan M. (Rathbun) McGrath passed away in 2009. He leaves six children,  Kevin J. McGrath, Patrick M. McGrath and his wife Veronica, Colleen M. and her husband Michael Shanley, Kerry A. Brunelle, Kelly McGrath and Krista Gransewicz all of Worcester; ten grandchildren,...

Margaret M. Coyne

Dec 31, 2023


Margaret “Peggy” M. Coyne (Cahill) passed away on December 31, 2023 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a brief illness.

She leaves her husband, Patrick Coyne; two daughters, Karen Bruzdoski and her husband, Bob of Houston TX, and Mary Pasquale of Worcester; a daughter-in-law, Tracy Desovich-Coyne of Framingham; and a sister, Mary McMahon of County Clare, Ireland. She...

Mara M. Dix

Dec 29, 2023

Mara M. (Melkonian) Dix, 65, of Main Street in the Jefferson section of Holden died on December 29 in UMass Memorial Hospital after being stricken ill.   She leaves her husband of 33 years, Gary J. Dix, a son Zachary A. Harvard of Sterling, a daughter Karina C. Levesque of Worcester, a stepdaughter Sarah Dunlevy, a granddaughter Aria Dunlevy, a brother...

Kevin M. McCrea

Dec 29, 2023


Worcester – Kevin M. McCrea, 83, a resident of Worcester passed away on Friday, December 29 at UMASS Medical Center from an illness.

He leaves behind three children: Kevin McCrea, Jr. of Florida, Brian McCrea and his wife Mandy of Carver, MA, and Tina Johnson and her husband Sven of Webster, MA. He also leaves behind three grandchildren: Camila,...

Katherine Korkus

Dec 28, 2023

Katherine Korkus, 97, passed away peacefully on December 28th, 2023 with her family by her side.

Katherine leaves behind her daughters Lynda Arraje, Katherine Mastrapasqua, Robin Korkus, son Frank DeLuca, her grandchildren Jason Arraje, Jesse DeLuca, Michael DeLuca, Christopher Massad, Amanda Massad, four great grandchildren, and her sister Mildred Harned.

She is preceded by her grandson, Anthony Massad, and her brother, Thomas Lee.