Obituaries

Richard Sebastian Malagodi, 87, of Portsmouth, NH, died on December 16, 2016, at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital. Richard was born July 2, 1929 in Somerville, Massachusetts, the son of Louis Charles and Katherine (Fuccione) Malagodi. He grew up working in the family business, the North...
The memorial service for Dr. Elbert “Bert” L. Tompkins, III, will be held Saturday, December 17 at 2 p.m. at Union Congregational Church in Groton. Fort Devens Museum announces that, in honor of the passing on December 2 of their beloved former president, Dr. Elbert “Bert” L. Tompkins, III, Fort...
Susan Mary McKenna, of Groton, MA, a lifelong nurse, friend and mother to many, left the planet in the early morning hours of Nov. 15th, 2016. She was 67. She died at home after a yearlong battle with ovarian cancer. Her last days here were punctuated with friends, family, tears, laughter and...

Eliot L. ('Barney') Blood

Elliot L. Blood, Jr., 93, of West Groton, died Tuesday morning, October 25, 2016, at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley, Littleton. His wife of 70 years, Doris M. (Lindall) Blood died March 25th of this year. Mr. Blood was born in West Groton, March 26, 1923, the son of Elliot L. and Ruth (Smalley...
Mary D. (Manning) Lawrence age 72 of Shirley formerly of Groton, MA and Marlow, NH passed away on Thursday October 27, 2016 at Keystone Center Nursing home in Leominster following a courageous battle with cancer.  She was the long-time companion of the late George Robert “ Bob” Bissett.     Mary...
Lorraine M. “Mopsy” Quinn passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2016 following a brief illness. She was born in Somerville on July 27, 1928 the daughter of the late William and Blanche (Vezina) Brouillette. A long-time resident of Groton, she moved to Pepperell in 1998. Lorraine was a long-standing...
Polly Chase, 81, died September 29, 2016 in Merritt Island, FL. She was born on July 7, 1935 in Groton to Marion F. McGrath and William J. Chase. She graduated from Pepperell HS as president of her class, Bridgewater State University (BS), Wesleyan University (MALS), and later received an honorary...
Sandra Elizabeth Cofran, only child of the late Henry W. and Dorothy J. (Biernat) Cofran, died peacefully Wednesday, September 28, 2016. A graduate of Westford Academy, she attended Chandler School for Women. Most recently she was a senior citizen Continuing Education student at UMass Lowell, where...
David William Owen died August 17, 2016. Born April 2, 1950 in Ayer, David spent most of his life in Groton. As a young man, David participated in the march on Washington in 1963 and at a subsequent march in 1969 as a SDS member. Later, as his idealism left him, he enjoyed his pipe and good...
Saratoga Springs, NY – Paul J. Schumacher, born March 19, 1936, passed away at his home on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Nancy (Hevers); sons Paul M., Karl and wife Julie; daughter Lisa Marts and husband Glen; grandchildren Matthew and Alex Schumacher, Talen and...

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