Beatrice L. Power

Dec 27, 2023


EAST BROOKFIELD: Beatrice L. (Monroe) Power, 94, of South Street and formerly of Worcester died on Wednesday, December 27 in her home after a long illness.

   Her husband of 52 years, Calvin R. Power died in 2007.  She leaves a son James A. Power and his partner Joseph LaCourt of Manchester, CT, a daughter Pamela Turpin of East...

Christine C. Gaffney

Dec 24, 2023

In loving memory of Christine Gaffney, fondly known to many as Gramma Chris, who gracefully departed this world on December 24th, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.   Born on May 7, 1936, to Edward and Denige (Labrague) Collins, Christine's enduring spirit touched the lives of many. Her legacy lives on through her devoted children: Brenda DeJarnette, Beth Gaffney, and...

Iris "Noemi" Ramos Rolon

Dec 21, 2023


11/3/1964- 12/21/2023

Iris “Noemi” Ramos Rolon

Age 59, Worcester, MA


Iris was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico on November 3rd 1964. She was a devoted Mother, Grandmother, and Sister. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 21st, 2023.

She leaves behind her Mother Tomasa Rolon. Her Daughter Nicole Hughes and her children Nylaeh Thompson...

Bernard R. Zuidema

Dec 20, 2023

WORCESTER: Bernard R. Zuidema, 84, died on Wednesday, December 20 in Odd Fellows Home after an illness.   He leaves three sons: Todd Zuidema of Worcester, Scott Zuidema and his wife Donna of South Grafton and Craig Zuidema and his wife Donna of Maine, a daughter Dawn Daigle of West Brookfield, a brother Kenneth Zuidema and his wife Janet of Northbridge,...

John "Jack" Navin

Dec 18, 2023


John K. Navin (Jack), 72 of Paxton, MA passed away peacefully at home with his beloved wife and daughters by his side, after a long 3 1/2-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Jack was born in Worcester and graduated from South High School. He worked in the Worcester Public School System for over 40 years before retiring in 2013 as...

Gary R. Lambert

Dec 16, 2023

AUBURN- Gary Lambert, 58, a resident of Auburn, passed away on December 16, 2023, at UMASS Hospital in Worcester.

He leaves his beloved wife, Noreen (Patton) Lambert, his three devoted children, Erin, Kristen and Delia Lambert, all of Auburn, his father George Bernard Lambert and his wife Carol of Daytona, FL, a sister Sonja Lambert -Green and her husband Richard...

Anthony & Eleanor Benison

Dec 15, 2023

Dr. Anthony J. Benison passed away December 15th, 2023 at the age of 90 in his home in Shrewsbury.  Anthony was born in Worcester on January 10th, 1933 to Margaret (Burke) and Frank Benison.  After graduating St. John's High School, then in Worcester, he earned a degree from the College of Holy Cross in 1954 and continued on to Tufts...

Lillie Mae Poston

Dec 11, 2023


Lillie “Lily” Mae Poston, 67, passed away suddenly on December 11, 2023 at UMass Medical Center after an illness.  She was born in Hartsville, South Carolina on July 22, 1956 a daughter to the late Eugene Henry Poston and Sammie Bell (Bull) Poston. Lily was raised in Worcester, attended local schools and worked for many years locally as a...

Sophi Thach

Dec 10, 2023


Sophi Thach

November 1, 1984

December 10, 2023


In loving memory of a life cut too short, we mourn the loss of Sophi, a unique soul. She leaves behind her two greatest accomplishments, a son and a daughter, who will love her always. Her mother and sisters, who all felt her love. Her boyfriend, who is left with...

Elizabeth A. Finacom

Dec 9, 2023

Elizabeth A. (Gearin) “Betty” Finacom of Shrewsbury, formerly of Sutton and Sturbridge, peacefully departed surrounded by her children on December 9, a week prior to her 95th birthday.   Elizabeth was born in Worcester to John and Lillian (Callahan) Gearin and attended Worcester public schools. She graduated from the former High School of Commerce, and later completed the Practical Nurse Training Program at David Hale Fanning...