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Mark Robert Poklemba, brilliant scholar and dramaturge, after bravely battling cancer, died at the age of 60 on Saturday, February 20, 2021.      Born in Plainfield, NJ, Mark attended two years at South Plainfield High School before moving to Acton, where he graduated from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in 1979.      Without any undergraduate degree, Mark was among a limited number of specially selected students recruited and...
Dale Amelia (Whitehouse) Martin, 84, of Groton passed away suddenly and peacefully on Friday, February 5, 2021. Born at home in Mansfield, CT on November 6, 1936, Dale was the daughter of the late Earl Avery Whitehouse and Jennie (Nichols) Whitehouse and was the youngest of their four daughters. She grew up in Storrs, Connecticut and married Albert David Martin on August 4, 1956. They moved to Groton in 1966 where she resided for the remainder...
Patricia S. (Flanders) Shaw, 85, of Harvard and Groton passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at The Apple Valley Center in Ayer surrounded by the love of her family. Her husband, the love of her life and dance partner of 50 years, Joseph B. “J.B.” Shaw, died in February 2008.      Pat was born in Lowell, August 21, 1935, a daughter of the late Sheldon and Anna (Prowker) Flanders and grew up in Tyngsboro. She was a graduate of...
Elizabeth Joyce (Growe) Olsen, of Groton, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was 91. Joyce, as she preferred to be called, was born January 29, 1929 in Highland Park, Michigan.      After WW II, she met and married Arthur C. Olsen. They lived in Detroit, then moved to the Pittsburgh area until the mid-1960s when Joyce, Art and their three boys moved to Clinton, NY. Joyce enjoyed the small-town life in Clinton and after a few years...
Charles F. Taylor, 95, of Groton, died Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at his home.      Mr. Taylor was born in Providence, Rhode Island December 13, 1925 a son Charles and Irene (Donaghue) Taylor and was a graduate of La Salle Academy in Providence, RI. Following his graduation from high school, Mr. Taylor served his country during WW II in the United States Army Air Corps and served again during the Korean Conflict in the United States Air...
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Martha Faith Oldham, Thursday, Feb-uary 4, 2021. Martha was born to Albert and Dorothy ( James) Oldham on November 13, 1957 in Camden, NJ. She attended the University of Illinois, Chicago where she completed a Master’s of Fine Arts and a Master’s of Art History.      She raised three sons in Groton while teaching art at a number of institutions including the Danforth Museum School and...
August 22, 1947 - January 23, 2021 Groton, Massachusetts | Age 73      Candyce Lynn Gilbert, Loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother passed away on Saturday, January 23,2021 at the age of 73 due to combined complications from a neurological seizure and rapidly progressing Parkinson’s.      Candyce, known to everyone as “Candy,” was a caring, one-of-a-kind woman. Born in Santa Monica CA, August 22, 1947 to Gerald and Thelma Flood (originally...
Sheila (Townsend) Lawrence-Wyman, 75, of Groton passed away peacefully after a period of declining health on Friday, Janu- ary 29, 2021 at Gulfside Hospice Center in Zephyrhills, FL, a town where she and her husband of 27 years, James “Skeeter” Wyman, Jr., happily spent their winters for the past 16 years.      She was born in Pepperell on April 28, 1945, the daughter of the late Evelyn (Marshall) Townsend and Seymour Townsend. Sheila and...
Ruth Alice Bochnowski of Dover passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021 from complications due to Covid-19. She was 83.      Ruth was born February 7, 1937 to the late George Penna Frazee and Alice Prince Frazee (a descendant of the Mayflower). She grew up with her siblings, Helen, Jean and Bill, in the small town of Groton, with the Smith cousins nearby. Her strong work ethic, practicality, and dreams of the world beyond were forged during...
Brenda Lee Thurston, 74, of Groton, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer. She was the loving wife of 53 years to William Andrew Thurston, Sr.      Brenda was born in Bangor, ME on October 21, 1946 a daughter to the late Lionel and Velma (Gray) Marquis. Brenda was raised and educated in Bangor and graduated from Bangor High School in 1965. That same year, she met her husband, William. The couple...

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