Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Chandler, Jr. proudly served his country in the United States National Guard Reserves and was a legendary storyteller.
Warner Smith “Skip” Chandler, Jr., 80, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Rhode Island Medical Center surrounded by the comfort of his loving family. He was the son of the late Warner and Dorothy (Bell) Chandler. Skip was born in Portland, Maine on July 17, 1932. He was a graduate of New Gloucester High School and Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine. He proudly served his country in the United States National Guard Reserves. He and his wife Helen were married at St. Mary’s Church in Foxborough on June 24, 1961. Skip worked for the Foxborough Water Department for over 33 years, retiring in 1995 and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 6063 in Foxborough. Skip was a character and legendary storyteller. After the …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Rosario (Carrion) Santos was a former longtime resident of Foxborough.
Rosario (Carrion) Santos, 51, a former longtime resident of Foxborough, passed away on April 2, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the daughter of Herminia (Hernandez) Carrion of Yulee, FL and the late Jesus Carrion. Rosario was born on July 1, 1961 in Boston. She was a graduate of Foxborough High School. Rosario married her husband Richard Santos at St. Mary’s Church in Foxborough on Dec. 8, 1979. She was employed as an inspector for Telco in Norwood. Rosario was a talented seamstress, artist, and certified Doll maker/instructor. She also loved fashion and dancing. Beloved wife of Richard Santos. Loving mother of Nicole Santos of Attleboro and Emilio Santos of Florida. Grandmother of Francisco Javier Santos. Devoted sister of Jesus …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Here's five things you need to know in Foxborough for today, March 25.
For more town news and instant updates on stories like this (and more!), follow Foxborough Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter. Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section! Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a slight chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Northeast wind 9 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Monday night: A chance of rain and snow …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Burke found Foxborough to be the "perfect place to raise her children."
Mary Louise Burke, 93, wife of the late James A. Burke and daughter of the late Frederick and Helen Martin, was born in Attleborough on March 18, 1920. She was a graduate of Attleborough High School, class of 1938, and the Massachusetts College of Art, class of 1941. Shortly after graduating from Massachusetts College of Art, she was asked to join the war effort, drawing bomb schematics. Although a fashion illustrator, while at Mass Art she took mandatory mechanical drawing. Once the war broke out, there were few trained technical drawerers. So, in support of the war effort, she moved to Baltimore and worked for GTE Sylvania. After the war, she returned to Boston working as a fashion illustrator, until she met her future husband, James. …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Funeral services for Catherine "Kay" C. Curtin will be held Monday, March 18 at 9 a.m. at Roberts & Sons Funeral Home followed by a funeral mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church.
Catherine “Kay” C. Curtin, age 97, died on March 9, 2013 at her brother’s home in Foxborough. Kay was the daughter of the late Thomas P. and Anna (O’Connor) Curtin. Kay was born on Oct. 1, 1915 in Boston, and was a native of Mission Hill. She was employed for several years as an office manager for the former DeMambro Company of Boston. Kay was an avid New England sports fan and enjoyed reading. She loved to help her elderly neighbors in the Flynn Building where she lived. Kay was devoted to her family. Loving sister of Harold Curtin of Foxborough. Sister of the late Dorothy DePalmer and John Curtin. Devoted aunt of many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 18 at the Roberts and …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Beatrice L. Lennon, 78, passed away on Dec. 27, 2012. She was an account executive for the Faxon Company of Westwood, a member of the former knitting club, “The Crowd” and especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Monday, January 7
Editor's note: The following obituary is courtesy of Roberts & Sons Funeral Home. Beatrice L. (Cady) Lennon, age 78, died Dec. 27, 2012 at the McCarthy Care Center in East Sandwich surrounded by the comfort of her loving family. She was the daughter of the late James Chester and Mary (Manning) Cady. Beatrice was born on Jan. 20, 1934 in Waltham. She was a graduate of Watertown High School. She was employed as an account executive for the Faxon Company of Westwood. She had been a Foxborough resident for 53 years. Beatrice was a member of the former knitting club aka “The Crowd.” She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She was one very special lady and will be dearly missed. Loving mother of Linda Lennon Elfman and her husband …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Joan M. Chamberlin, 76, passed away on Dec. 24, 2012. She was a Foxborough resident for the past 35 years and a medical technologist for 20 years at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Her obituary is courtesy of Roberts & Sons Funeral Home.
Friday, January 4
Joan M. (Fahey) Chamberlin, 76, of Foxborough and Jupiter Beach, Fla., died on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Norwood Hospital surrounded by the comfort of her loving family. She was the daughter of the late John C. and Ann M. (Parker) Fahey. Joan was born in Wilmington, Del. on Jan. 15, 1936. She was a graduate of the University of Delaware, Class of 1957. She has been a resident of Foxborough since 1977 and enjoyed spending time at her home in Jupiter Beach, Fla. She was employed as a medical technologist for 20 years at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Joan was an avid reader, enjoyed world travel and was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Foxborough. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and sister. Beloved mother of John Chamberlin …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Joyce Devine, 77, passed away on Dec. 24, 2012 at Norwood Hospital. She was a 43-year resident of Foxborough, a loving wife and a loving mother. Her obituary is courtesy of Roberts & Sons Funeral Services.
Thursday, January 3
Joyce Beverley (Nelson) Devine, age 77, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Norwood Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Gus and Marian Nelson. Joyce was born on Oct. 29, 1935. She has been a resident of Foxborough since 1969. Joyce enjoyed making jewelry and was a member of the Rock Hill Craft Shop. She also enjoyed knitting afghans for family and friends. Beloved wife of Joseph “Sonny” Devine, Jr. Loving mother of Jacki Devine of Foxborough, Jay Devine and his companion Caryn Pierce of Foxborough and Jamie Devine of Mansfield. Sister of Roger Nelson of NH, the late Richard Nelson and sister in law of Maya Sisson. Devoted grandmother of Lonnie Lee Cobb of Foxborough, Joel Devine of Mansfield and Nicholas …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Dorothy Jean Sullivan, 59, passed away on Dec. 23, 2012 at her home. She was a beloved wife, mother and friend to many. Her obituary is courtesy of Roberts & Sons Funeral Home.
Wednesday, January 2
Dorothy (Dot) Jean Sullivan, age 59, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Anna Mae (Canfield) McMahon. Dot was born on June 12, 1953 in Bristol, Conn. She was a graduate of St. Joseph’s College in Hartford, Conn. and UMass Boston. She was employed as a nurse and x-ray technical for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Quincy. She was formerly employed at Carney Hospital, Boston City hospital and several other area medical facilities. Dot enjoyed crafts and loved going to yard sales. She loved her dog Bailey, a good bargain and a good game of Bunco. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Beloved wife of Daniel J. Sullivan of Foxborough. Loving mother of Daniel P. Sullivan of North …
Friday, December 28, 2012
William Gatulis, 95, passed away on Dec. 23, 2012. He was a 62-year resident of Foxborough and a Masoneilan employee for 44 years.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Editor's note: The following obituary is courtesy of Roberts & Sons Funeral Home. William Joseph Gatulis, 95, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at the Epoch of Norton surrounded by the comfort of his loving family. He was the son of the late Charles and Alice (Gaterackas) Gatulis. Bill was born on May 16, 1917 in Boston and was a graduate of Boston Mechanical Arts High School, Class of 1934. He and his wife Alma were married in 1940. He has been a Foxborough resident for the past 62 years. Bill was employed at Masoneilan for 44 years. While at Masoneilan he was an all-around machinist, foreman and retired as shop superintendent in 1981. Bill was handy around his home, enjoying home improvement projects. He was a former member of the Foreman’s …