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Margaret M. LaVigne (Peggy) of Concord, formerly of Groton and Falmouth, born during the Roaring 20s on February 17, 1924 in Fitchburg, died March 25, 2018 on Palm Sunday at home. She was the wife of the late Dr. Richard J. LaVigne, M.D. Peggy was the daughter of Margaret Brazell and Thomas P....
Ellen Asnith (Gale) Risdon passed away at home surrounded by her loving family and beloved animals on her property. She was born in Groton on March 1, 1939, the daughter of the late William T. and Ella (Blood) Gale.  Ellen was a lifelong resident of West Groton, where she spent all of her childhood...

Michael Roberts

Sisters Traci Roberts and Mairi Elliott-Saball invite friends to a celebration of the life of their father, Michael Roberts, at First Parish Church in Groton at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24. Reception and Open Mic to follow. To share a memory or condolences, please visit Badgerfuneralhome.com. */

Ian Barrett McConnell

Ian Barrett McConnell, age 40, of Dorchester, MA, passed away in his home shortly before Saturday, March 10, 2018. Ian was preceded by his mother, Laurel Lee Fields McConnell.  He is survived by his father, John Louis McConnell, sister Cheney Lynn McConnell (Brad) Harper, nieces Lyra and Willow...

George H. Cote, Jr.

George H. Cote, Jr., 80, of  Harvard, formerly of West Groton, passed away Friday, March 16, 2018, at Nashoba Park, Ayer. Mr. Cote was born in Ayer, March 8, 1938, the eldest of three sons born to George H. and Barbara L. (Hynes) Cote, Sr. and resided several years in West Groton before moving to...
Gloria L. (Shorette) Robertson, 88, of Groton passed away with her loving husband Norman by her side.  She was married to Norman R. Robertson with whom she celebrated their 70 first wedding anniversary on November 11, 2017. Born in Oakland, ME, she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Dorothy...
Long-time Groton resident and patriot Emil Rechsteiner, 86, died peacefully on Skyfields Farm in the home he built and loved. His son, Paul, was with him as he passed. Emil was born in St. Gallen, Switzerland in 1931 to Appenzeller Johann Rechsteiner and German Paula Munding Rechsteiner. His...
[Editor's Note: Scott Crowl as pressroom supervisor oversaw print production and labeling of The Groton Herald for more than 20 years from April 1997 to December 22, 2017. That week we learned that the Athol Daily News  had been sold to a North Hampton company and that Scott and his entire team...
Ellen Jane Krumpholz, 65, passed away at Apple Valley Center in Ayer on January 8, 2018, after a 10-month long struggle with cancer.    Born in Sacramento, CA, into a military family (U.S. Air Force), Ellen was the youngest of three children and spent her early years living primarily in Nebraska,...
Audrey Richer Western, age 88, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2017 in Farragut TN. Audrey was born on January 12, 1929 in Chicago, IL .   She attended Simmons College in Boston where she met and married James Western. For 56 years, James and Audrey made their home in Groton, MA.  Audrey was...

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