Obituaries

Suzanne I. Curran passed away in Ayer, formerly of Danvers, after a brief illness on Friday, November 10, 2017. Suzanne was born on February 27, 1933 in Salem to Henry and Delia (Sullivan) Collins. Suzanne graduated from St. Chretienne Academy and Salem Teachers College. After college, Suzanne...
Wilsa Jane Ryder, MD, long of Provincetown, departed this life on Saturday, October 28, in Boston, with her family in attendance. She had experienced declining health in recent times, but succumbed to an acute pneumonia, at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Brian O...
Jack Balonis of Groton passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Marcia (Carrow) Balonis. Son of the late Dolores (Ghidoni) and John Balonis.    Jack was born November 15, 1948 in Brockton, attended Plymouth Public Schools class of 1966. He made Groton his...
    Robert J. Cady, age 85 of Groton, passed away at Lahey Hospital in Burlington. He was the loving and devoted husband of 61 years to the late Rosemary (Kilbride) Cady who died in January of this year.    Born in Dorchester on September 19, 1932, he was the son of the late Patrick and Marie (Rosa...
    Rosalind J. Whitney of Groton, MA passed away at Emerson Hospital on September 28th, 2017. She leaves behind her beloved husband Richard G. Lampke, son Daniel H. Lampke and his wife Sarah F. Lampke of Dayton Ohio, two grandchildren Genevieve and Henry, her twin sister Pamela Whitney Kush of...
       A lifelong resident of Harvard, James Albion Dunlap, Jr. passed away at his home Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the age of 98. He was born in the Bromfield House in Harvard on March 3, 1919, the son of the Bromfield School principal James Albion Dunlap and Martha Soule Robinson.    Like...
  John R. “ Dick” Norstrom died Friday, September 29, 2017 in Ayer. He was born in Groton on October 7, 1931 son of the late Charles O. and Luella (Bebbe) Norstrom. He was an Air Force veteran, retired Town of Groton Highway Superintendent, and Deputy Fire Chief. A lifelong resident of Groton,...
Hugh Franklin Stoddart of Groton, MA died August 24, 2017 at the age of 90. Hugh was born on May 17, 1927 in Portland, OR to Hugh A. and Elsie (Long) Stoddart. He leaves a very loving family: Marion Stoddart, his wife of 65 years; their 3 children: Heather (Barros) Stoddart of Princeton, NJ, Hugh A...

The Reverend George E. Downey in his workshop.

The Reverend George E. Downey died September 11, 2017 at High Pointe Hospice, Haverhill. A resident of Groton, Massachusetts, he was born September 6, 1924 in Fountaintown, Indiana. Attending a Disciples of Christ church in Greenwood, Indiana throughout his youth, he received pre-Ministerial...
A Memorial Service for Tom Crow will be held Saturday, September 16  at 11:00 a.m. at First Parish Church of Groton, Powder House Road,  with a reception following the service.  All who knew Tom are invited to attend.

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