Evangeline Payson 91

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Evangeline (Vellios) Payson , 91, passed away September 25, 2012. She had
been a resident at Holy Trinity Nursing Home in Worcester for over four
years due to declining health and was a former resident of Hopkinton. Born
and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late George
and Aspasia (Sarafopolis) Vellios. She was the beloved wife of Hollis E.
Payson who died in 1994, to whom she was married for 50 years.

Evangeline attended Harris Teachers College and Washington University in
St. Louis where she met her husband, Hollis. She loved reading and

Rodney F. Oehley, 60

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Rodney F. Oehley, 60, died suddenly Sunday September 16, 2012 at Milford Hospital. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Donald V. Oehley and Kathaleen (Burr) Oehley of Hopkinton. He was the fiancé of Deborah Watson of Woonsocket.

He was a 1970 graduate of Hopkinton High School and was employed by Paramont Industries. He was an umpire in the National Umpires Association of Babe Ruth Leagues. His favorite pastime was watching his grandchildren in sports, gymnastics and dance.

Randy Leonard, 40

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HOLDEN - Randy Walter Leonard, 40, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2012 at his home. Randy leaves his grandparents, Eleanor Leonard, Grace and Bruce Miller; his parents, Walter Leonard and Gail Langhart and her husband Nick; brother Craig and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Robert H. Anderson, 60

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Robert H. Anderson, 60, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, August 27, 2012.
Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Agnes (Welch) and Waldo
Anderson. He was the husband of 39 years to Dianne (Marshall) Anderson of

Robert was a 1970 graduate of Framingham South High and attended Bryant
College. He was formerly employed by Metrowest News and has worked at
Tufts Health Plan as an IS Production Services Manager for 19 years.
Robert was a devoted husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. He
enjoyed spending time in Maine, time spent with friends and family,

Brandon Joseph Showalter, 28

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Brandon Joseph Showalter, 28, passed away suddenly from a heart-related illness on Saturday, Augsust 25, 2012. Born in Boston, he was the son of Ronald A. and Catherine (Cotter) Showalter of Hopkinton and East Dennis.

He was a 2002 graduate of Hopkinton High School and attended UMass Amherst. He was the vice president of operations at All Pro Cleaning Systems of Westborough. He was an avid Boston sports fan and loved watching NASCAR.

Ray Fair, An Old Soldier

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Raymond J. Fair, Jr., the oldest veteran in Hopkinton, passed away on 13 July 2012. Ray was 94 years old. He served proudly in the US Army during World War II.

When the USA entered WW II, Ray was granted deferments for his work in defense operations. At 26 when finally drafted, he processed through Fort Devens before training at Camp Gruber in Oklahoma. When his unit transferred to Louisiana, Ray became a member of the newly-formed (February 1943) 985th Field Artillery Battalion. He was assigned to Battery A.

Donna M. McGuire, 68

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Donna M. McGuire, 68, died Sunday August 12, 2012 surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the loving wife of Frank J. McGuire, to whom she was married for 41 wonderful years. Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Robert Marone and Helen Tuttle Marone of Poughkeepsie.

Donna graduated from Poughkeepsie High School in 1962 and received her associate’s degree from Dutchess Community College in 1964. She also received her paralegal certificate from Bentley College after moving to Boston in 1967.

Johnny "The Needle" Pesky dies at 92

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Boston Red Sox great Johnny Pesky, a fixture around Fenway Park for decades as a player, manager, coach, broadcaster and instructor, has died.

George R Boothby, 87

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George R Boothby, 87, of Fayville passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the devoted husband for 62 years of Phyllis (Pessini) Boothby. A longtime resident of Southboro, George worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Southboro Highway Department for 31 years and worked as a call fireman for the Southboro Fire Department for 40 years, retiring as a call lieutenant.

Roger W. Pageau, 67

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NORTHBOROUGH- Roger W. Pageau, 67, of Northborough, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the UMass Memorial Healthcare- University Hospital after being stricken ill. He was the husband of Thelma (Chouinard) Pageau.

Born in Littleton, NH, he was the son of the late Armand and Arlene (Lemue) Pageau. He was educated in Littleton schools and was a graduate of the University of New Hampshire. From 1967 to 1973 he served with the Army National Guard attaining the rank of SP5.


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