Gene Robert Beers

Sep 5, 2023

Gene Robert Beers, age 75, of Westford, formerly of West Concord, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at Mass General Hospital following a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Dawn S. (Scicchitani) Beers.

Born in Ford Bank New Brunswick, Canada, on May 16, 1948, Gene was the son of the late James Stanley Beers and Mildred Eliza (Cail)...

Cynthia Burdick Newbold

Sep 4, 2023

Cynthia Ester Burdick Newbold, age 89, of Acton, formerly a long-time resident of Concord, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2023, following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Herman Leroy Newbold.Cynthia Esther Burdick was born in Boston, MA, on April 9, 1934. Her mother, Esther Young, immigrated from Sweden. Her father, Lester Lewellyn Burdick, grew up...

Harry Mason Fackert, III

Aug 27, 2023

Harry Mason Fackert III (Mason), age 84, of Concord, Massachusetts, died peacefully at home on August 27, 2023.Mason was born in Summit, New Jersey, on January 10, 1939.  He joined the Army in 1961 and was the Army Press Liaison with John F. Kennedy’s White House.  He was also a proud Armed Services Honor Guard member and served in this capacity at...

Jun Smith

Aug 23, 2023

Jun Smith, 88, a resident of Concord since 1968, died at her son's home, Timothy Smith, of Southborough, on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, following an extended illness and recently sustained injuries as a passenger in an auto accident.   Born in Tokyo, Japan, on January 29, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Samitaro and Fuki (Wooyenaka) Uramatsu. Mrs....

Arline J. (Manter) Leigh

Aug 20, 2023

Arline J. (Manter) Leigh, age 97, of Concord, died peacefully on August 20, 2023.Arline J. Manter was born at Emerson Hospital on September 12, 1925, a daughter to the late George and Alpha (Ruble) Manter in what was then called Concord Junction, Massachusetts. She graduated from Concord High School in 1944. In her earlier years, she spent many summers on CuttyHunk...

John A. Gilbert

Aug 17, 2023

John A. Gilbert, of Concord, MA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 17, 2023, at the age of 80.

John, born in New Brunswick, Canada, was the beloved son of the late E. Winslow and Josephine Gilbert and the loving older brother of Judith and Christine.

He was a kind, caring, witty man with an absolute passion for the out-of-doors, enjoying...

Maria Stephania Muscato

Aug 17, 2023

Maria (Marie) Stephania (Gatneh) Muscato age 98 and long-time resident of Concord passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 17, 2023. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter Muscato, Jr. and loving mother of the late Richard E. Muscato. Maria Stephania Gatneh was born in Gorezea, Italy on July 5, 1925 a daughter to the late  Joseph and Stephania (Pearce)...

Kathleen Mary Elcox

Jul 26, 2023

Kathleen Mary (Duhan) Elcox, aged 92, died on July 26, 2023 at home in Concord, Massachusetts. She was born in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England on December 6, 1930 to William P. and Kathleen V. Duhan, the third of seven children.

In early 1940, as part of Operation Pied Piper, she was evacuated to Montreal, Quebec, Canada with her mother and three siblings, where...

Mitch Eckel

Jul 23, 2023

George Mitchell Eckel III, widely known to friends and family as "Mitch", died in Lincoln, Massachusetts, on July 23, 2023, of complications caused by lymphoma. He was 83.A U.S. Air Force Veteran, and graduate of Harvard Law School, Mitch was a devoted, longtime citizen of Concord, Massachusetts.  He and his wife Susan lived for four decades in Concord, where he...

Barbara G. Howland

Jul 15, 2023

Barbara G. Howland died peacefully surrounded by family on July 15, 2023, following a short battle with pancreatic cancer.  Barbara was born to Murray and Mary Howland in Buffalo, NY where she attended the Buffalo Seminary.  After graduating from Beaver College, now Arcadia University, in Pennsylvania, Barbara moved to Boston, MA to work at Harvard Medical School where she was part of...