Obituaries

Mary L. Bridges Defrancisco, 85

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Mary L. Bridges Defrancisco, 85, of Hopkinton, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Kathleen Daniels Nursing Home in Framingham. Born in Saxonville, she was the daugther of the late Stanley and Mary (Rousseau) Flannery.

She leaves 5 children, Bill, John, Susan, LuAnn and Robin; 5 brothers, Richard, Gene, Ernie, David and Robert; 5 sisters, Maureen, Patricia, Dorothy, Cathy and Barbara. She was the sister of the late Stanley, Raymond, Frederick, Joan, Marlene and Phyllis.

Elizabeth Brunetta, 94

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Elizabeth Brunetta, 94, of Hopkinton, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Oak Knoll Healthcare Center in Framingham. Born in Nashua, NH, she was the daughter of the late Lillian (Miller) and Everett Bagley. She was the wife of the late Baldassares Brunetta who passed away in 2000.

Elizabeth was an Army Nurse during WWII. She worked as an RN at Framingham Union Hospital as well as privately. She enjoyed spending winters in Florida.

Gabriel Patrick Davis, 23

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Gabriel Patrick Davis, 23, of Hopkinton, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Born in Houston, Texas, he was the son of Diane T. Capoferri of Hopkinton, and the late Edward Davis, who passed away in 2013.

Formerly of Virginia and Texas, Gabriel lived in Hopkinton for the past 10 years. He recently graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He was a collegiate swimmer for North Carolina State as well as UMass Amherst and had been on the Hopkinton Swim Team.

James Thomas Gorman, 67

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James Thomas Gorman, 67, of Hopkinton and formerly of Portland, Oregon, passed away June 12, 2015, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, after a courageous battle with scleroderma. He was the beloved husband of Anne Marie Durkot of Hopkinton.

Lois Louise (Bell) OLeary, 81

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Lois Louise (Bell) OLeary, age 81, of Natick, died on Monday morning, June 8, 2015, at Spaulding Hospital in Cambridge. She was the loving wife of the late William L. Bill OLeary, with whom she shared 56 years of married life. Born, raised and educated in Jacksonville, Florida, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Rebecca (Sandler) Bell. She continued her education at the New England Conservatory of Music, earning degrees in music and music education. Louise and Bill were married on May 30, 1956, her 22nd birthday.

Robert Allen Duchaine, 64

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Robert Allen Duchaine, 64, of Norton, passed away June 2, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Born in Burlington, VT, he was the son of the late Ruby (LaRock) and Allen Duchaine. He was the husband of 31 years to Lillian "Lil" (Chapman) Duchaine of Norton.

Robert was a truck driver for many years, before working for 26 years at Dennison Manufacturing in Framingham. He was a proud Navy Veteran and served on the USS Lexington. He enjoyed the Red Sox and all New England Sports Teams. He loved his truck as well as playing the lottery and camping along the Cape Cod Canal.

Raymond A. Drawe, 85

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Raymond A. Drawe, 85, died Monday, May 25, 2015 after a long illness. He was the husband of Jean (McKinstry) Drawe, to whom he was married for 63 years. Born in Newport, MI, he was the son of the late Roy and Lola (Cousino) Drawe.

Amy Gale Nauman, 26

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Amy Gale Nauman, 26, of Hopkinton, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Concord, she was the daughter of Lauren (Beach) and Paul Nauman.

Amy was a photographer and a 3-D designer for computer games.

Besides her parents, she leaves behind her brother, Josiah P. Nauman and her sister, Hannah G. Nauman both of Hopkinton.

Kelley Kay Kennedy, 47

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Kelley Kay Kennedy, 47, of Shrewsbury, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015
after a battle with breast cancer. Born in Worcester, she was the
daughter of Margaret (Record ) and Richard Lee Kennedy formerly of
Holliston.

John Joseph Mullins, 80

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John Mullins passed away May 5, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents John Mullins, Sr., Edna Mullins and brother David Mullins. He was the oldest of four children and is survived by his sisters Eunice Inman, and Kathleen Harrell.

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