Obituaries

George Alfred McDonough, 71

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George Alfred McDonough, 71, of Hopkinton, passed away Tuesday, February
7, 2012. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Florence (Murray) and
Walter McDonough. He was the husband of the late Rita (Campbell)
McDonough.

He is survived by 3 daughters, Ann McDonough of Hopkinton, Elizabeth Kent
and her husband William Kent Jr. of Manhasset, N Y., Lorraine McDonough
and her husband Brian McGarry of Portola Valley, CA; 3 siblings, Geraldine
Canning of Maine, Edward McDonough of Pembroke, MA., Thomas McDonough of
Nevada; 4 grandchildren, Matthew McGarry, Griffin McGarry, Reilly Kopp,

Elizabeth Barbara Boelsen, 90

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Elizabeth Barbara Boelsen, 90,of Hopkinton, passed away January 21, 2012. Born in Yonkers, NY., she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and
William Tintera. She was the wife of the late John Boelsen Sr.

A longtime Hopkinton resident, Elizabeth was the last of eight siblings. She leaves behind 6 children, Michael C. Boelsen of Hopkinton, John J. Boelsen III of Hopkinton, Elizabeth Ross of Ashland, Grace Bowker of Webster, Barbara Boelsen of Hopkinton, and Margaret Warner of North Carolina; 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Alice M. Paradis, 81

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Alice M. Paradis, 81, of Hopkinton, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2012. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Alice (Joyce) and Edward
Ellis. She was the wife of Henry V. Paradis of Hopkinton.

Alice was a Sunday School teacher and was a member of the Women’s Club and active with the Bible study at St. John’s Church, the Boston Marathon and
Polyarts. She enjoyed vacationing in Ogunquit, Maine.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Karen Martin and her husband David of Marlborough; a brother, Edward Ellis and his wife Karen

Barbara J. (Yerdon) Catone

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Barbara J. (Yerdon) Catone of Hopkinton, where she has lived for 29 years, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2012, surrounded by her loving family at home. She was 60. Born in Governeur, NY, she was the daughter of Mary Doreen (Tiernan) Yerdon of Hermon, NY, and the late Carleton Yerdon.

Alice (Robinson) Slack Palmer

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Alice (Robinson) Slack Palmer of Hopkinton, born Mar 1, 1922, passed Jan 9, 2012 from natural causes. She was the wife of William Charles Palmer
II, and is survived by four sons, William Palmer III, Tracy Palmer with wife Deborah, Edward Palmer with wife Angela, Christopher Palmer and Joyce
Pimental and two daughters, Katherine Thompson with husband Wayne, Roxanne Lareau with husband Michel, and twelve grandchildren, Heather, Erin, Jason, Gabriel, Ellen, Melissa, Beckey, Adam, Brian, Jenna, Christopher and Spencer, and thirteen great grand children, as well as siblings

Donald A. Hitchings, 92

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Donald A. Hitchings, 92, of Hopkinton, passed away, Sunday, January 8, 2012 at the Milford Regional Medical Center. Born in Lynn, he was the son
of the late, Bertha and Charles Hitchings.

A Tech Sergeant during WWII in the Marines, Donald had been stationed in Okinawa, Japan and was a member of the VMF323 (Death Rattlers). He was the owner/proprietor of Hitchings Hardware and former owner of Don’s Taxi in Hopkinton. He was a member of the Hopkinton Auxiliary Police Department
and a softball player for Kenney’s and Hitching’s softball teams.

Marjorie Waters, 79

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Marjorie Waters passed away quietly on December 29th, 2011, at the age of 79. She was born in Stockton -on-Tees, England, the only child of Ivy and Theodore Hutchinson. She is survived by two children, Deborah Brown Kollmeyer of Hopkinton, MA and Michael Brown of Mililani, HI, her son in law, Richard Kollmeyer of Hopkinton and daughter in law, Laura Brown of Mililani. She also had five grandchildren, Aaron & Evan Kollmeyer of Hopkinton and Kate, Adrian and Raymond Brown of Mililani, HI.

Charlotte M. Estes, 80

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Charlotte M. Estes, 80, of Hopkinton, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2011 after a long illness. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the
late Catherine (McPherson) and I. James Estes.

A graduate of Holliston High School, Charlotte was a former resident of Holliston, Framingham, and Natick. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Holliston and St. John’s Church in Hopkinton. She spent much of her time caring for her mother and enjoyed spending time with her extended family.

John J. Hagenbuch, Sr., 95

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John J. Hagenbuch, Sr., 95, died Sunday, December 18, 2011 in Framingham. Born in Boston on June 18, 1916, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Sullivan) Hagenbuch. He was the widower of Nell (Biedler) who died in February 2001.

John grew up in Watertown, MA and graduated from Watertown High School in 1934. He was a graduate of the Lowell Institute, Franklyn Technical School and MIT. He worked for the Mass. Department of Public Works from 1936 until his retirement in 1984.

Maxine Adams, 79

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Hopkinton - Maxine E. Adams, 79, was called home to be with her beloved husband, Francis Adams, on Saturday, December 17, 2011. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Maxine Wright.

A lifelong Hopkinton resident, Maxine was a gracious hostess at Maxine’s Marathon Madness for the past 12 years. She worked for the town of Hopkinton for 33 years and spending time with her family and friends was one of the things she valued most.

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