Obituaries

Brenda Catherine Glidden, 79

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Brenda Catherine Glidden, 79, of Framingham and former longtime resident of Ashland, passed away Wednesday September 28 th with her family by her side. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Edith (Donati) Nardini and the beloved wife of Russell Glidden for 59 years. Brenda worked as a legal secretary for Hargraves, Karb, Wilcox, and Galvani for 27 years and later in the Guidance Department of Ashland High School. After her retirement, she volunteered at Metro West Medical Center.

Dorothy M. Robertson, 92

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Dorothy M. Robertson, 92, of Hopkinton passed away peacefully at her home in Florida on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Marietta (Davis) and Santo Romeo and the wife of the late Charles A. Robertson.

David K. Beck, 67

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David K. Beck, 67, of Hopkinton, passed away at his home as a result of a fall on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Born in Newton, he was the son of William C. Beck Jr. of Gardner and the late Virginia (Shea) Beck.

John (Jack) Michael Ryan, 81

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John (Jack) Michael Ryan died Tuesday, September 13, 2022, just six days from his eighty-first birthday, at Golden Pond Memory Care in Hopkinton from complications of dementia. His family thanks the exceptional staff at Golden Pond for the kind, patient care they gave Jack. Born in Boston in 1941 to the late John Phillip and Dorothy (Nado) Ryan, Jack spent his early years growing up in South Boston.

Eric Robert MacDonald, 31

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Eric Robert MacDonald, 31, of Hopkinton, passed away unexpectedly at a group home in Milford. Born at Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick, Eric was the beloved son of Lauren (Calabrese) Rowntree of Hopkinton and Geoffrey MacDonald of Boston. He was also close to his stepfather, James Rowntree and Geoffrey’s life partner, Joanne Meirovitz.

Kathleen L. MacLennan, 99

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Kathleen L. MacLennan, 99, of Hopkinton, passed away at her home on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Born in Enid, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Maybelle (Lee) Smith and Donald King. She was the wife of the late Norman Murray MacLennan and her first husband, the late C. Richard Mansfield.

Kathleen had a passion for quilting. She was a member of the Hopkinton Senior Center’s quilting club and the Marathon Quilters Guild. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.

Donna L. Pomeroy, 62

By Mike Torosian, Production Coordinator

Donna L. Pomeroy, 62, died Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at Westborough Healthcare. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Robert Pomeroy and Marie Janet Brock of Hopkinton.

Donna worked for many years as a waitress at several restaurants in the area.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her siblings Diane Stickland of California, Janet Honing and husband Joel of Athol, and Jon Lachapelle of Beverly. She is predeceased by her sister Denise Herman.

Kathleen L. MacLennan, 99

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Kathleen L. MacLennan, 99, of Hopkinton, passed away at her home on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Born in Enid, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Maybelle (Lee) Smith and Donald King. She was the wife of the late Norman Murray MacLennan and her first husband, the late C. Richard Mansfield.

Kathleen had a passion for quilting. She was a member of the Hopkinton Senior Center’s quilting club and the Marathon Quilters Guild. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.