Dr. Thomas L. Neff

Jul 11, 2024

Dr. Thomas L. Neff, father of the deal that turned more than 20,000 Russian nuclear warheads into U.S. electricity, died on Thursday in Concord, MA. He was 80.

His improbable life began in Lake Oswego, Oregon. The son of a local entrepreneur who taught classes at Lewis & Clark College, he grew up in a largely blue-collar neighborhood. He graduated from...

Andrew John Clifford Hawes

Jun 26, 2024

Andrew John Clifford Hawes, 82, of Littleton, Massachusetts passed away on June 26, 2024. He was the devoted husband of Brenda Dorothy Hawes for 56 years.

Andrew was born in Claygate, Surrey (UK), the third child of Mildred and Clifford Hawes, where he attended the local primary school. At age nine, he was moved to Bethany School in Goudhurst, Kent, where...

Thomas Dunkers

Jun 24, 2024

Thomas Dunkers of Carlisle, MA, was born in California, PA, to Susan Popovec and Peter Dunkers on March 13, 1934. He lived in California, PA, and then Charleroi, PA, with his brother Don Dunkers. After his biological father’s death, Susan Dunkers married Alec Theys, and Tom welcomed in his stepsister Denise Theys and half-sisters Diana and Susan Theys. 

Tom attended grade...

Nancy Lu Kohl

Jun 24, 2024

Nancy Lu Kohl of Concord, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on June 24, surrounded by her two children, and her husband. She was 83.

Born in Fostoria, Ohio to James (Jim) and Rose Middleton, she grew up alongside her three siblings, Rose Ann, whom she nicknamed Ro-ger Virginia (Ginny), and James (Jimmy). A granddaughter of a Methodist minister, and a member of...

Nancy Wilson Norseen

Jun 21, 2024

Nancy (Nan) Wilson Norseen, age 82, of Bolton, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 21, 2024, after a long illness. Born on August 9, 1941, in Wilmington, Delaware, to Wilbur Henry Norseen and Anita Marie Wilson Norseen, Nan moved to Bolton after her father's death in 1952. She started her farming career with Morgan horses at "Misty Meadows" and...

Kathleen Elizabeth Dew

Jun 16, 2024

Kathleen E. (Goodspeed, Murphy) Dew, 89, of Hudson, MA, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and wife, passed peacefully on June 16th at Artisan at Hudson after a long and beautiful life.Kathleen “Kathy” was born on September 5, 1934, the second of seven children to Ernest and Nora (Crehan) Goodspeed. She was born in Milton, MA, at the home of close family...

Charles Arthur Forsberg

Jun 16, 2024

Carlisle, Massachusetts - Charles (Charlie) Arthur Forsberg, 91, long-time resident of Carlisle, passed away peacefully on June 16, surrounded by his family. Born on March 25, 1933, he was the son of Vendla A. and Bror A. Forsberg of Worcester.Growing up along Indian Lake in Worcester, he developed a passion for skiing, hiking, and especially sailing – even building his own...

Daisy Dearborn

Jun 15, 2024

Daisy Dearborn, 97, of Stow Ma, formerly of Concord, Ma, died on Saturday, June 15th. Born in Lexington Ma to Rosabel Fardy Forten and raised by her maternal grandmother Isabel Wright Fardy, “Grammy”, along with her brother “Mike” (George Wright Forten) 

A preemie, doctors warned the family she probably wouldn’t live long but Daisy defied the odds as she continued to...

Barbara Wogrin

Jun 12, 2024

Concord, Massachusetts. Lois Barbara Yohans Wogrin (“Barbara”), 94, died peacefully on June 12, 2024, surrounded by her family.

Born in New Haven CT in 1929, daughter of Carl and Irene Phillips Yohans, she graduated from Hill House High School and received her associate degree from Larson College. She later earned her bachelor’s and master’s degree from University of Massachusetts Amherst and...

Marijke Elizabet Holtrop

Jun 8, 2024

Marijke E. Holtrop (92) loved the outdoors, skiing, backpacking, kayaking, mountain climbing, skating, and above all, sailing. She was a nature photographer, a non-fiction/scientific writer, and a scientist in the field of medicine. She passed away at her home in Lincoln on June 8, 2024.

Marijke was born on April 17, 1932, in the Netherlands. She is the daughter of Marius...