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Harold Henry Sargent Jr., formerly of Groton and Dunstable, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Tyngsborough on Thursday, August 12, 2021. He was born in Ayer, on May 23, 1951, son of the late Harold Henry Sargent Sr. and Marylouise (Perry) Sargent. Hal graduated from Groton High in 1969. He then attended and graduated from Mass College of Pharmacy in 1974, where he was a member of the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity. As a pharmacist,...
Nadine Fay (Rice) Bishop, 89, formerly of Carlisle and Groton, Massachusetts died on August 24, 2021 at High Pointe House of Haverhill, Massachusetts. For 64 years, she was the loving wife of George Hugh Bishop Jr., married in July 1955. Nadine lived a rich life defined not just by her professional accomplishments, but even more so by her boundless love of friends and especially her family. She joyfully planned and attended gatherings with...
Karen (Derby) Reif, 73, of Groton, died Sunday, August 22, 2021 in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton. She was born on Camp Lejeune, NC on June 12, 1948, a daughter of the late William McKinley and Erin (Johnson) Derby.      She graduated from Acton-Boxborough High School in 1966 and attended Texas Women’s University before earning her associate’s degree from Framingham State College.      Karen worked as a transportation manager at...
Dorothy L. “Pat” Goguen, 89, of Mount Joy, PA entered the presence of her Savior on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Born in Fitchburg, Pat was the daughter of the late Arlie and Lillian (Lillstrang) Wiita. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Goguen, who passed away in 1996. Pat was predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law Arlene and John Maret.      She will be greatly missed by her three children: Deborah A. (Charles) Hartman, of Mount...
Frances Marion (Vigliotti) Gibson, age 100, of Groton and former long-time resident of Concord passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 17, 2019 with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late George Berl Gibson. Frances Marion Vigliotti was born on May 16, 1921 at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts a daughter to the late Luigi Enrico and Osanna Louisa (Donini) Vigliotti.      Raised in the family home and farm in West...
Jean Temple of Groton passed away peacefully on Monday, July 19, 2021 at the age of 91. Born Barbara Jean Dixon on June 25,1930 in Greenville, SC to Leonard F. Dixon and Mary Hamilton Dixon, she attended Greenville High School. She went on to get her Bachelor's Degree at Furman University, followed by her Master's Degree in Social Work at Tulane University. After graduation she took a position as a Social Worker with the American Red Cross at...
Bernadette A. (Mechler) Pacilio, 88, of Shirley (formerly of Groton) passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 8, 2021. Born in Queens, NY, on January 10, 1933, Bernadette was one of two daughters born to the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Steigerwald) Mechler.      Bernadette was devoted to her late husband, Michael, her seven children, her 15 grandchildren, and her 11 great grandchildren, and to so many more extended family and friends. As far...
Nancy F. Callander passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the age of 92, with her daughters present.      Nancy Jean Fleming Callander was born in Evanston, IL and spent her formative years in Fairmont, WV, at the confluence of the Monongahela and Tygart rivers. She excelled in reading, swimming, singing and science and enjoyed the company of a wealth of cousins from both her mother's and father's large families. Nancy met the first love of...
Peter Geoffrey Staffon, age 54, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 at his home in Groton. Peter was born in Boston on December 26, 1966 as a son of the late Peter William Geoffrey Staffon and Margaret Mae (Green) Staffon. A lifelong resident of Groton, Peter attended the local schools and was a graduate of Groton-Dun- stable High School Class of 1985.      Peter was a 26-year veteran of the Groton Volunteer Fire De- partment, Engine &...
Atty. Thomas E. Lilly, 82, of Groton, was born in Clinton on January 21, 1939. He was the son of Atty. Richard T. and Dorothy (Shuttleworth) Lilly and resided in Groton for for more than years. Tom grew up in Shirley and graduated from Notre Dame Preparatory School in Fitchburg as the valedictorian from the first graduating class in 1956. Tom continued his education at St. John’s Seminary in Brighton and in 1967, he received a Juris Doctorate...

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