Andrew D.E. Violette

Feb 19, 2024


WORCESTER-Andrew D.E. Violette, 43, passed away Monday, February 19 in St. Vincent Hospital.

He leaves his father, Daniel E. Violette of Webster; two brothers, John E. Violette and his wife, Melissa of Spencer and Michael J.P. Violette of Webster; several aunts, uncles, cousins and his cat, Magic. He was born in Worcester, son of the late Bonnie R. (Lafayette) Violette and...

Hagop Donikian

Feb 18, 2024

WORCESTER-Hagob “Jacob” Donikian, 74, passed away on February 18th, 2024 from complications of dementia at Lutheran Rehab. He left this world surrounded by the love of his family. 

Born in Beirut on October 4, 1949, Jacob's life was a testament to persistence, entrepreneurship, family and love. Jacob was predeceased by his beloved wife of 24 years, Anahid "Annie" Nalbandian, whom he...

Lynn J. McConville

Feb 18, 2024

AUBURN-Lynn J. (Gustafson) McConville , 79, of Auburn, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Sunday, February 18, 2024, in Life Care Center of Auburn.


Lynn was predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Bernard J. McConville, in 2007. She leaves her devoted children, Scott B. McConville and his wife Cynthia, of Auburn, Kimberly A. Roy, of Holden, David W....

Richard W. McCluskey

Feb 16, 2024

WORCESTER-Richard W. ("Dickie") McCluskey, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 16 2024, at the age of 79 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 8, 1944, in Worcester, son of Bernard F. and Mary A. (Bolton) McCluskey and remained on Vernon Hill for the majority of his years.


Dickie is survived by his devoted, loving wife of 57...

Nehemiah L. Pridgeon, Jr.

Feb 16, 2024

Nehemiah Leroy Pridgeon, Jr. was born on February 13, 1961 to the late Nehemiah L. Pridgeon, Sr. and Josephine R. Pridgeon in Boston, MA.  Nehemiah also known as “Lee” graduated from Bunker Hill Community College. To further develop his culinary prowess Lee attended Advanced Studies at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.  

After college, Lee worked at...

Gary T. Grady

Feb 16, 2024

Gary T. Grady, age 56, longtime Worcester resident, passed away unexpectedly on February 16, 2024.  He is survived by his sister, Jacquelyn (Grady) Miller and her husband, David Miller, of Rhode Island; two nephews, Alexander and Dominic; an aunt, uncle and cousins.  He also leaves behind a group of true friends - thankful and blessed for their friendships over the...

Luella S. Kramer

Feb 16, 2024


HOLDEN/ORLEANS- Luella S. Kramer, lovingly known as Mom, Lu, Grandma Lu and Great Grandma Lu, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2024 in Orleans, MA. Lu was born on August 7, 1925 in Hartford, CT.  She is pre-deceased by her husband Henry F. Kramer, her brother, Robert Swanson and her parents, Helen and Arthur Swanson. 


Luella grew up in West Hartford, CT...

George S. Milionis

Feb 15, 2024


PAXTON-George Milionis, 80 of Paxton passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 15, 2024. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 53 years, Frances D. (Long) and their beloved son Joseph Milionis.


George is survived by his six children: sons Michael E. Milionis; Stephen A. Milionis and his wife Andrea; Keefe J. Milionis and his partner Melissa Rose; Nicholas P. Milionis;...

Charlotte A. Swaney

Feb 15, 2024

WORCESTER: Charlotte A. (Melander) Swaney, 93 of Douglas Street died Thursday, February 15 in Holy Trinity Nursing Home.

   Her husband Donald R. Swaney died in 2006.  She leaves two daughters: Norma L’Ecuyer and her husband Robert of Leicester and Mary I. Swaney and her companion Diane Dube of Athol., two grandchildren: Thomas L’Ecuyer and Tammy L’Ecuyer, four great grandchildren and...

Albert J. Kavanagh

Feb 15, 2024

Albert Julian Kavanagh passed away on 15 Feb 2024. He was born on 30 July 1936 in Bath, ME, to his parents Arthur and Barbara Kavanagh. He had two brothers, David and James. 

Al’s family was his world. He raised a family of six children, ten grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, all of whom he adored. And of course that includes everyone’s...