M. Eileen Frieh, 74

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M. Eileen Frieh, 74, of Cincinnati, OH, and formerly of Hopkinton and Framingham, passed away January 24, 2012. She was the beloved wife of Francis Philip Frieh for over 52 years. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Mary C. (Greene) Crohan.

Dorothy M. “Dotty'” Nugent, 84

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Dorothy M. “Dotty'” Nugent, 84, passed away, Friday May 18, 2012, after a long illness. She was the widow of Arthur J. “Brud” Nugent, Jr., who died in April 1986. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late George and Emma (Rowan) Gallagher. She was a longtime resident Hopkinton, MA, where she and her husband built a home and raised their family. She was a charter member of the Worcester Eagles. She was involved in her community as a Scout leader, an advocate for preserving Lake Maspenock, and was a fixture at Town Meetings until the onset of her illness.

Scott R. Whalen, 45

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Scott R. Whalen of Chelmsford, formerly of Hopkinton, a vice president of advertising for the Boston Herald, died Friday at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston from injuries suffered in a car accident.

He was 45.

Born in Framingham, Mr. Whalen was raised and educated in Hopkinton.

He graduated from Hopkinton Junior-Senior High School in 1984 and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1988.

Beginning in 2001, Mr. Whalen served as vice president of advertising for the Boston Herald.

Trooper From Famous Rockwell Painting Passes

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Richard J. Clemens, born October 10, 1928, died May 6, 2012 at the age of 83. Mr. Clemens was born in New York City and relocated to Stock bridge, Mass. in 1944. In 1946, he became a United States Marine to serve his country during World War II. He returned to Stockbridge to complete his high school education and later served as a Marine during the Korean Conflict. He earned an associates degree in police science and a bachelors degree in criminal justice. He was also a 3rd degree member of the Father Robert Scott Knights of Columbus Council #11064.

Bernard P. "Barney" Reilly, 87

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HOPKINTON - Bernard P. "Barney" Reilly, 87, died Saturday April 21, 2012 in Milford. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Evelyn (Hubbs) Reilly. Born in Manhattan, he was the son of the late Charles and Alice (Smith) Reilly. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, serving in World War II. He was a long-time employee of Pepperidge Farm.

Philip Thibodeau, Lt. USNR (Ret), 77

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Philip Thibodeau Lt. USNR (Ret)
8-14-1934 – 4-8-2012

Philip Thibodeau passed away at home early on Easter Monday. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sandra, daughters Cynthia and Michelle, grandson Paul, and nieces and nephews. A memorial service with military honors was held at the Jacksonville National Cemetery on Monday, April 16, 2012.

Todd Eric Vogel, 43

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Hopkinton - Todd Eric Vogel, 43, of Hopkinton, passed away Monday, April 9, 2012. Born
in Riverside, NJ, he was the son of Carol (Todd) and Charles Vogel of

Katherine N. Clooney, 69

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Katherine N. Clooney, 69, died Tuesday March 21, 2012 at home after a long illness. She was the wife of Michael Clooney, to whom she was married for 42 years. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius J. and Nora (Hines) Sullivan.

William J. Smith Jr., 85

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William J. Smith Jr., 85, passed away March 13, 2012 at the Westborough Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a period of declining health. His wife, Doris A. (Leland) Smith, died in 1999. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late William and Arlene (Brown) Smith.

Robert C. Foster, 86

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Hopkinton, formerly of Holliston- Robert C. Foster, 86, distinguished navy veteran, loving husband and father, formerly of Holliston, MA., and Bear River, Nova Scotia, died peacefully on March 15, 2012, in Hopkinton, MA., surrounded by his caring
family and his beloved and devoted wife, Clytie.

Bob, was born in Canning Town, East End of London, G.B., and was the only son of Robert C. Foster and Alice D. Foster. He lived through the bombing
of London in the early stages of World War II, and eventually entered the Royal Navy Submarine Service at the age of 17. During his tour of duty


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