Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Longtime Foxborough resident Carmella Angeline (Toppi) Echols was a former dining room manager at the Doolittle Home.
Carmella Angeline (Toppi) Echols, died Sunday, May 12, 2013 at her home surrounded by the comfort of her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Concetta (Dalphonse) Toppi. Carmella was born on Dec. 14, 1921 in Gorham, N.H. She and her husband William were married on Feb. 5, 1944 at St. Joseph’s Church in Athens, Ga. She has been a Foxborough resident for the past 56 years. Carmella was a former dining room manager at the Doolittle Home in Foxborough. She enjoyed a good game of cards and cooking Italian meals for friends and family. She also enjoyed cake making, needlepoint and doll making. She loved music and dancing and performing in minstrel shows. She enjoyed spending time with her friends, the “Belcherettes” and “…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Hugo passed away unexpectedly on May 2, 2013.
Helen Marie (Spellman) Hugo, 74, died unexpectedly at her home in Plainville on Thursday, May 2, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Helen (Miller) Spellman. Helen was born in Dedham on July 5, 1938. She lived in Plainville for the past 31 years and was a former longtime resident of Foxborough. Helen was a retired machine operator for Texas Instruments in Attleboro. Prior to working at Texas Instruments she was employed by Fuller Box Company and Mason Box Company in North Attleboro. Helen loved music, especially Elvis and had a great sense of humor. She also loved classic television and at one time was an avid bowler, roller-skater and ice-skater. Beloved wife of George J. Hugo. Loving mother of Janet M. Hugo of East Weymouth…
Monday, May 13, 2013
Doherty lived in Foxborough for 45 years and served the community as a Foxborough police officer for over 37 years, retiring in 2003.
Paul Anthony Doherty, Sr., 72, died unexpectedly at his home in Foxborough on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. He was the son of the late Bernard and Winifred (Carlin) Doherty. Paul was born in Jamaica Plain on Oct. 10, 1940 and was a graduate of Holy Cross Cathedral High School in Boston. He was also a graduate of Dean Junior College in Franklin. He and his wife Lorraine were married at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Jamaica Plain on April 4, 1964. He has been a resident of Foxborough for the past 45 years. Paul was a retired patrolman and court prosecutor for the Town of Foxborough, retiring in 2003. He was also a former news photographer for the former Boston Herald-Traveler from 1962-1972. Paul was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Danesco passed away on Wednesday, May 1st at Norwood Hospital.
Michael John Danesco, Jr., 69, passed away on Wednesday, May 1st at Norwood Hospital, surrounded by loving family. He was the son of the late Michael John Danesco, Sr. and Madeline (Marks) Danesco. Michael was born in Jamaica Plain on Dec. 17th, 1943. He was a graduate of Boston Latin School and Boston College. Following college, he served in the United States Army for two years and then as a reservist. He worked for The Social Security Administration for twenty three years, retiring as an Operations Manager in 1995. Michael was the husband of Lenore L. (Beane) Danesco who he married in 1972. They resided in Foxborough for 38 years. Along with his wife, he is survived by his children: Alex Danesco and his wife, Amy, of Norwood, Beth …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Doherty, who served the department for over 37 years, passed away on May 8th.
The Foxborough Police Department announced Wednesday that retired officer Paul A. Doherty has passed away. “It is with deep sorrow that the Foxborough Police Department announces the death of retired Patrolman Paul A. Doherty on May 8, 2013,” police said in a statement issued on its Facebook page. “Paul served the citizens of Foxborough for over 37 years. Paul took great pride in being a police officer and in helping people. He will be remembered by many as the officer who oversaw the restoration, and often drove, ‘Cappy’ the police department’s crime prevention vehicle.” Doherty’s last assignment before retiring in 2009 was that of court prosecutor. “Paul will be deeply missed by his family and by the Foxborough Police Department,” police…
Monday, April 29, 2013
Septelka's funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Roberts & Sons Funeral Home in Foxborough.
Shirley Rose (Coffin) Septelka, 75, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was the daughter of the late Elroy and Phillis (Greenwood) Coffin. Shirley was born in New Bedford on Jan. 2, 1938 and lived in Rochester until age six. She was raised in Norwood and attended Norwood Public Schools. She has been a resident of Foxborough for the past 48 years. She was a former secretary for Ann and Hope in Rhode Island. She enjoyed visits to Cape Cod with her family. She was an amateur seamstress and enjoyed knitting, watching wrestling and westerns. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Beloved wife of 55 years of Joseph Septelka. Loving mother of Doreen…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Eames proudly served his country as a Seabee in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era.
Richard Edward Eames, 65, died suddenly on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at his home in Foxborough. He was the Son of the late Ralph and Mildred (Perkins) Eames. Beloved Husband of Christine (Hannon) Eames. Loving father of Richard E. Eames, Jr. of Quincy, Kerri Griffin of Milton and Ryan M. Eames of Boston. Devoted Grandfather to Shawn, Kaylee and Ryan. Brother of the late Roger Eames. Nephew of the late Violet Phillips. Cousin of Steven Phillips of Raymond, ME. Richard was born in Boston on June 7, 1947. He was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1965, and Newbury College in Boston. He proudly served his country as a Seabee in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era. He and his wife, Christine, were married at the Toll House in Whitman on …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Marion Jean Manning passed away on March 30, 2013 at her home.
Marion J. (Campbell) Manning, age 71, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at her home surrounded by the comfort of her loving family. She was the daughter of the late John and Marion (Campbell) Campbell. Marion was born on Dec. 24, 1941 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She retired from Ames Department Store in Mansfield. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking and baking. Her son Shaun was her life. She loved the outdoors and enjoyed trips with her husband to their home Bingham, Maine. She adored her devoted companion dog Bruiser. Beloved wife of 36 years of James Manning. Loving mother of Shaun Manning and his wife Kathleen of New York City. Devoted sister of six from Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Richard Joseph Callahan, formerly of Foxborough, passed away on March 22. Callahan spent his entire career in sales and marketing, starting in sales and ending in management. The bulk of his career was at Texas Instruments in Waltham.
Richard J. Callahan, 69, of Campton, N.H. and Hilton Head Island, S.C., formerly of Canton and Foxborough, died peacefully at home on March 22, 2013 surrounded by family and friends. Callahan spent his entire career in sales and marketing, starting in sales and ending in management. The bulk of his career was at Texas Instruments in Waltham and Nova CTI in Cambridge. He enjoyed golf, tennis, walking on the beach and working on projects around the house and in his yard. Going to Hilton Head, S.C. was his favorite place to be during retirement. He loved being a member of the Country Club of Hilton Head Plantation and spent his days there surrounded by his friends. His particular favorite was “Trivia Night” where he impressed all with his …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Zielinski was on the special police auxiliary for the Foxborough Police Department.
Stephen Joseph Zielinski, age 86, died unexpectedly on Friday, March 22, 2013. He was the son of the late Stephen and Julia (Sullivan) Zielinski. Stephen was born on Aug. 2, 1926 in Dorchester. He proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII and the Korean War. He proudly served on the USS WASP, Monteray and Tarawa and is an atomic veteran from Admiral William H.P. Blandy’s Atomic Taskforce at Bikini Atoll. He served in the United States Navy for over 22 years. Zielinski was employed by the Boston Gas Local 12003 and was on the special police auxiliary for the Foxborough Police Department. He was an athlete, avid sports fan and played Park League football and baseball and played ball for St. Paul’s Church in Dorchester. Zielinski …