William F. Rich, Jr.

Dec 2, 2022

William F. Rich, Jr. age 79 and resident of Maynard passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022.Born in Boston on July 19, 1943, he was the son of the late William F. Rich, Sr. and Hazel F. (Baker) Rich. William was raised in Concord and graduated from Concord Carlisle High School in 1960.  He worked for many years as a police officer...

Ann E. Berthoff

Nov 26, 2022

Ann Evans Berthoff, Professor of English emerita at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and a longtime resident of Concord, Mass., died at home on November 26, 2022. She was 98 years old.Born February 13, 1924 in New York City, she was the daughter of Marsee Fred Evans and Zeta Hester Anderson Evans. She spent her childhood in Iowa and in Birmingham,...

Esther Kaplan Braun

Nov 26, 2022

Esther Althea Kaplan Braun was born on March 4, 1926, to Annie Sabin Levenson and Jacob Joseph Kaplan of Dorchester, MA. She was their fourth child and only daughter. Her original middle name was “Alma,” which she did not like and later changed to Althea in honor of her dear maternal grandmother, Esther Alta.    Her family moved to Jamaica Plain...

Selma A. Newburgh

Nov 26, 2022

Selma Abigadol Newburgh age 84 of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022.  She was the wife of the late Ronald Gerald NewburghIn 1957, Selma Newburgh arrived in the United States from Istanbul at the age of 19.  She arrived alone, and did not know anyone locally, but she knew she wanted to study architecture, and had...

Dorothy Fay Lux

Nov 26, 2022

Dorothy Fay (Goetz) Lux, 80, recently of Concord, MA, formerly of Waldwick, NJ passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022.  She was the wife of the late Joseph Lux and sister of the late Carol Cleaver. She is survived by her daughter Janice Lux Moritz, son-in-law Keith Moritz and her grandsons Alexander, and Maxwell Moritz all of Concord.Dorothy Fay Goetz.  She was...

Julie McTigue Trant

Nov 21, 2022

Julie McTigue Trant, age 63 and resident of Concord, MA passed away peacefully on Monday, November 21, 2022, following a courageous battle with cancer.  She was the devoted and loving wife of 39 years to James E. Trant.Julie was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, to the late William H. and Ruth Kay (Proper) McTigue.  Following her graduation from Hamilton-Wenham High School,...

Michael Dundorf

Nov 15, 2022

Michael Dundorf, age 81, of Methuen formerly of Carlisle passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. He was the husband of Jeanne (Despres) Reynolds of Methuen and the late Caryl A. (Markowicz) Dundorf.Born in Teaneck, New Jersey on February 7, 1941, he was the son of the late Conrad W. and Mary...

Marguerite M. (Foshay) Rafuse

Nov 15, 2022

Marguerite Myrtle (Foshay) Rafuse age 95 and resident of Concord, MA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.    Born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 16, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Purdy and Margaret (Pizzano) Foshay.  Margo’s early formative years were spent on her grandparent’s farm in Jemseg, New Brunswick, Canada.  She has written several short...

Chester Francis Sadlow

Nov 15, 2022

Chester Francis Sadlow age 97 and long-time resident of Concord passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Care One in Concord.  He was the husband of the late Eleanor Margaret (Buckle) Sadlow who died in 2018 after being married for 70 years.Chet was born in Adams, Massachusetts on November 29, 1924, he proudly served in the United States Army during...

Thomas Martin Payette

Nov 12, 2022

Thomas M. Payette, FAIA, the renowned Cambridge architect, and founder of Payette Associates, passed away on November 12, 2022, at the age of 90.  Tom was born in 1932 to Robert and Mary Kay (Martin) Payette.Tom was an amazing man, a devoted husband of 68 years to Ginny, and a wonderful father.  His loves were his family, architecture, and gardening.  He was guided by...