Framingham Obituaries

Following are obituaries of people who have recently passed away and either lived in Framingham at the time of their death, or were born in Framingham, or had other ties to the town.

Philip H. Woods 10/5/2015 natick, MA / Ashland, MA / Framingham, MA / Sudbury, MA

Philip H. Woods 102 of Natick died Monday October 5, 2015 at St Patrick Manor in Framingham. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen J (Mundy) Woods who died in 1989. Born in Natick he was the son of the late Clarence and Marion (Hildreth) Woods. Mr. Woods worked for the United States Post Office for 35 years retiring in 1972.He began his career as a letter carrier in Natick and was promoted to the Superintendent of Mails at the Cochituate Post Office and later became Superintendent of Mails for the Natick Post Office. He was a faithful member of St. Patrick Parish and volunteered in many of its organizations including the Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent DePaul Society, Holy Name Society, and was an Usher at Sunday Mass. Mr. Woods was a Veteran of the United States Navy and was member of the American Legion Post in Natick. He enjoyed travel and visiting relatives on Sundays and at Holiday gatherings. He is survived by his five children, Mary Perron of Elkhart IN, Joseph Woods and his wife Nancy Ann of Seneca SC, Donald P Woods of Southborough, F. Stephen Woods Three Rivers, Thomas Woods and his wife Joan Mullin Woods of Portland, OR, 16 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Austin, Frederick, Waldo and Robert Woods. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Friday October 9 at 10:00 A.M. in the Holy Family Chapel at St Patrick Manor Framingham. Visiting hours are Thursday October 8 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. in the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home 4 Park Street, at Natick Common, and on Friday morning beginning at 8:30 A.M. at St Patrick Manor Chapel prior to the Mass. Interment St Patrick Cemetery Natick. Expressions of Sympathy may be made in his memory to Metro West Hospice 200 Nickerson Road # 110 Marlborough MA 01752 or to St Patrick Manor 863 Central Street Framingham MA 01701.

William E. Barnicle 10/1/2015 Natick, MA / Ashland, MA / Framingham, MA / Sudbury, MA

William E. Barnicle, 75 of Natick died Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Souza) Barnicle. Born in Natick and a lifelong resident he was the son of the late William F. and Doris M. (Malone) Barnicle. Mr. Barnicle retired as the Maintenance Supervisor for the Town of Natick Housing Authority where he worked for 24 years. Bill was dedicated to his job and took pride in helping the residents of Cedar Gardens keeping their apartments in good working order. He previously was an excellent mechanic at Abe’s Gas station in Downtown Natick for 15 years. Bill enjoyed golf, had a good sense of humor which he readily shared with his family and friends. He was proud to be a Friend of Bill W for 41 years. Most important in his life was his family who he cherished, especially the time he spent with his grandchildren. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children Deborah L. Cormier and her husband Marc of Sudbury, Michael E. Barnicle of Natick, William Villani, Denise Villani and Tammy Villani all of Enfield, CT, his siblings Thomas Barnicle of FL, John Barnicle of Natick, Ellie Demma of Ashland, James Barnicle of Framingham, Joyce Trotta of Ashland, Charles Barnicle of Framingham, Raymond Barnicle of Natick, two grandchildren Jayden and Ava Cormier, and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Richard Barnicle, Marjorie Egan and Maxine Shaw. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Wednesday, October 7th, at 9:00 A.M from the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick’s Church at 10:00 A.M. Visiting hours are Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Interment Glenwood Cemetery South Natick. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place, West 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02455.

Baljit Gill, 43 9/27/2015 Framingham, MA

Framingham - Baljit K. Gill, 43, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 27, 2015 in Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston following a short battle with cancer. She leaves her husband of 15 years, Bhagat S. Gill of Framingham; a daughter, Lovepreet and two sons, Karan and Yuvraj, as well as her parents, older sister and brother in India; in addition her extended in-laws family throughout Massachusetts. Baljit was born in Rahon, India and migrated to Massachusetts after her marriage. She worked as a LPN nurse in Framingham for the past 15 years. Services will be held on Friday, October 2, 2015 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Nordgren Memorial Chapel, 300 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605. Cremation will follow at Rural Cemetery, 180 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605.

Anthony Reppucci 9/27/2015 Natick, MA / Eastham, MA / Framingham, MA

Anthony Reppucci 87 of Natick, died Sunday September 27, 2015 at the Metro West Hospital in Framingham. He was the beloved husband of the late Ann J. (Varrichione) Reppucci who died in 2007. A Natck resident for 57 years he was born and raised in Framingham the son of the late Vito and Josephine (Orsognia) Reppucci. Anthony graduated from Framingham High School in 1945. After high school he enlisted and served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army. He later attended the Franklin Institute in Boston on the G.I. Bill and received his degree in Civil Engineering in 1951. Mr. Reppucci worked as a Civil Engineer in the Construction industry for over 47 years. He began his career at the Charles T. Main Engineering firm in Boston and later for the Perini Corporation in Framingham as a Draftsman and Job Estimator. Two very important projects he worked on were "The Niagra Project" in New York and the "Yuba River Project" in Washington State. He later worked for the Rugo Company, the Rand Corporation and the John Cruz Construction Company as an Estimator and Project Manager. Mr. Reppucci was proud of his Italian heritage and taught by example the honor and respect of family, faith and friends. Family was everything to him throughout his life. He enjoyed the simple pleasures in life of having his family around the table sharing a home cooked meal, growing his vegetable garden, traveling in the winter months to Florida with his wife Ann and being with family at his summer home in Eastham on Cape Cod. He and his wife Ann loved to dance and really caught people's attention when they hit the dance floor. He is survived by four children Gregory V. Reppucci of Groveland, Linda A. Reppucci of South Natick, Maria J. Kadlik and her husband Peter of Bolton, Steven A. Reppucci and his wife Rebecca of Lakeville, one sister Annette DeQuattro of Hyannis, two grandchildren Anthony and Zachary Reppucci, and many nieces and nephews, all of whom will miss him dearly. He was also the brother of the late Carmella Torti, Louise Langlois, and Louis Reppucci. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral on Friday, October 2 at 9:00 AM from the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Tarcisius Church Framingham. Visiting Hours on Thursday October 1st. 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Interment St. Tarcisius Cemetary. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 1430, Cincinnati, OH 45250-030,, to the Natick Visiting Nurse Association, 209 W. Central St., Natick, Mass. 01760 or to Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 531313 Henderson NV 89053

Emily V. Bruneau 9/23/2015 Natick, MA / So. Yarmouth, MA / Framingham, MA / Winthrop, MA

NATICK: Emily V. (Badalucco) Bruneau, of South Yarmouth, formerly of Natick, died on September 23, 2015, at the age of 99. She was the beloved wife of 73 years to the late Norman A. Bruneau. The devoted mother of Linda J. May and her husband Paul of Natick and the late Beverly A. Kirby and her late husband Warren of Winthrop; Emily was also the adored grandmother of Brad Mullens and his wife Nel, Warren Kirby Jr. and his wife Jennifer, David, Julie-Ann, and Matthew Kirby and the late Brian Mullens; loving great-grandmother of Gavin, Riley and Liam Mullens, Ryan Mullens, Tyler and Gabryella Kirby, and Nicole Herdt, Tiffany and David Kirby; and great great-grandmother mother of Makayla and Ethan Herdt; and dear sister of the late Josephine Culcasi and her husband Vincenzo, Mary Lentini and her husband Joseph, Jennie Culcasi and her husband Vito, Edith Angileri and her husband Vito and Lena Mirabile and her husband Anthony. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Her Funeral will be from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, on Monday, September 28th at 9:00A.M. with a Mass of Christian Burial Mass in Saint Linus Church, 119 Hartford Street, Natick, at 10:00A.M. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will be at St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick. Visiting hours will be in the funeral home on Sunday from 3 – 6P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her honor may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN. 38105.

Robert A. McNealy 9/23/2015 Hudson, MA / Framingham, MA / Holliston, MA / Whitinsville, MA

Framingham, MA Robert A, McNealy, 54, of Framingham, formerly of Hudson, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. Affectionately known as “Robby" to his family and friends, Robby was born in Boston the son of Mary T. (Paquet) McNealy of Whitinsville, MA and the late Joseph A. McNealy, Jr. He attended Hudson schools and was a graduate of Assabet Valley Regional High School. He was especially happy when in the company of his family. He was a skilled cook, baker and was an avid fisherman. Robby is survived by three sisters Jane Parker and her husband Brandon of Hudson, MA, Mary Horrigan and her husband Michael of Holliston, MA and Anne Lowell and her husband Steven of Monson, MA; three brothers, Joseph McNealy and his wife Nancy Eddy of Hudson, MA, Paul McNealy and his fiancé Christine DeVries of Whitinsville, MA, and James McNealy and his wife Lisa of Raleigh, NC. Robby is also survived by ten nieces and nephews from whom he received much love and affection. Family and friends may attend a funeral mass to be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 3rd at 9:00 a.m. in Saint Michael’s Church, 21 Manning Street, Hudson. Burial services will follow in Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson. Tighe-¬Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc., 50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749 is directing funeral arrangements and there are no calling hours at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Robby may be made to: Advocates, Inc., 1881 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701.

Lilla Ann (Dunham) Hayden 9/15/2015 Framingham, MA / Wayland, MA

Lilla Ann (Dunham) Hayden, 93, our loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away of natural causes on September 15, 2015. Her family, friends and community were of great importance to her throughout her life. Lilla enjoyed a long and full life that included travel, serving as a Framingham Town Meeting Member, and as a Framingham School Board Candidate. She worked for the Framingham Schools Cafeteria Services for many years. She was instrumental in initiating the Association Contract for the Town of Framingham School Cafeteria Workers. She was born December 4, 1921 to Mabel and Leonard Dunham in Framingham. She was the older sister to Helen (Dunham) Travis and Leonard Dunham Jr. She married David S. Hayden on January 9, 1940 and they resided primarily in Framingham where they raised their family and lived in retirement. Over the years, she especially enjoyed back yard BBQ’s by the pool with family and friends at her home on Maureen Road. In particular she relished her many trips to Southern California to visit her daughter and family. In addition she was an avid world traveler visiting many destinations including Europe and Asia. Mrs. Hayden was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years David Hayden and daughter Kandi E. Hayden. She is survived by her two daughters Sandra McLaughlin and Sherri Anderson, her five grandchildren, Amanda Anderson McCarty, Lisa McLaughlin Augerson, Jamie Anderson, David McLaughlin, Douglas McLaughlin, sister Helen Travis and brother Leonard Dunham, nine great grandchildren, three great, great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and their families. She will be missed by all as the matriarch of the family. It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. Agnes Repplier A celebration of her life will be held on October 10, 2015 at 2:00 at 22 Brookfield Terrace Framingham. Donations may be made in her name to: The McAuliffe Library

Gary C. D'Alessandro 9/10/2015 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Maynard, MA

FRAMINGHAM: Gary Clement D’Alessandro, age 66, a longtime Framingham resident, died on Thursday morning, September 10, 2015, at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham after a brief illness. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Clement and Margaret (Fiumedoro) D’Alessandro. Gary spent several years at Saint Colletta’s School in Hanover and had lived in various towns prior to settling in Framingham at the Advocates Residence, his home since 1992. While there, Gary participated in many day activities with his fellow residents. He is survived by his devoted sister, Rose Mary Poland of Natick; his niece, Laurene Poland of Maynard; his nephew, John Poland of Maine; and a grandnephew, Benjamin Concannon of Maynard. His funeral will be from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, Natick, on Tuesday, September 15th at 9AM with a Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Patrick’s Church, 44 East Central Street, Natick, at 10:00AM. Gary will be laid to rest with his parents at Saint Michael Cemetery in Roslindale. Donations in Gary’s memory may be made to Advocates, One Clarks Hill, Suite 305, Framingham, MA 01702.

E. Hank Curtis 8/29/2015 Natick, MA / Newton, MA / Assonet, MA / Framingham, MA / Holbrook, MA

NATICK: Enoch Henry “Hank” Curtis, age 88, of Natick, died on Saturday afternoon, August 29, 2015, surrounded by family at the MetroWest Medical Center in Natick. He and his wife, Kathleen “Anita” (Maroney) Curtis, were to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on October 21st. Born, raised and educated in Newton, he was the son of the late Enoch H. and Doris (Cahill) Curtis. Hank left High School early to volunteer with the US Coast Guard and served aboard the Fletcher Class Destroyer USS Callaghan in the Pacific Theatre. He and his shipmates provided support in the battles for Saipan, Guam, the Philippines and Leyte Gulf. He continued to serve after the war during the Occupation of Japan. Hank returned from the war and started work with the Regis Paper Company in Newton Upper Falls, married Anita in 1950, and settled in Natick to start their family. He worked corrugating paper and as a forklift operator until his retirement after 48 years with the company. Not one to remain idle, Hank worked part time with Stop & Shop in Natick for several years prior to joining the staff at the Leo J. Martin Golf Course in Weston. He remained active there, working and playing golf, well into his 80s. The Curtis Family enjoyed time spent at their vacation cabin on Lake Horace in Weare, New Hampshire. Very much an outdoorsman, Hank enjoyed waterskiing and fishing, hunting trips to Vermont, and could split wood for hours on end. He loved time spent with Anita and their family which grew to include seven grandchildren and most recently, a great-granddaughter. In addition to his wife, he is survived by their three sons, Robert S. Curtis and wife Cheryl of Assonet, Michael H. Curtis and wife Roseanne of Framingham, and Stephen A. Curtis and wife Karen of Holbrook; their grandchildren, Danielle, Jennifer, Brian, Nicholas, Dylan, Janean, and Adam; and great-granddaughter, Alexandria. Brother of the late Norma Hartley, Hank is also survived by many nieces and nephews. His funeral will be from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, on Thursday, Sept. 3rd at 9AM with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow Good Shepherd Parish, 99 Main Street, Wayland, at 10:00AM. Burial with military honors will follow at Edgell Grove Cemetery, Framingham. Visiting hours will be Wednesday, 4 – 8PM. Donations may be made in Hank’s memory to the New England Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America, 1600 Providence Hwy, Suite 143, Walpole, MA 02081. (

Steven M. Harris 8/22/2015 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Wellesley, MA / Somerville, MA

FRAMINGHAM: Steven M. Harris, 56, of Framingham, formerly of Wellesley and Natick, died on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Copie Lilien Harris, with whom he shared 20 years of marriage. A Framingham resident for 15 years, Steve was born in Napa, California, the son of Gwen Gundestrup Harris of California and the late Kenneth Harris. Steve was a highly regarded consultant and computer architect. He was one of the first in the field of mobile device engineering to successfully design and program with both Android and Apple operating systems. As a consultant, he worked with many large technology companies over the span of his career, among them Adobe, Bell Labs and Motorola. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Albany. A veteran of the United States Navy, Steve was also a member of the 27th Company at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis. Diagnosed with terminal cancer in May of 2014, Steve managed to continue to live life to the fullest and was able to work full time from home. In July of 2014, he and Copie renewed their wedding vows in Provence, France. Steve became a prolific encaustic painter, discovering his talent for this unique medium weeks after his diagnosis, and this April, he and Copie traveled to Turkey and Germany. An avid skydiver with over 200 jumps to his credit, Steve’s last jump, wearing a wingsuit, was on August 1st. Steve was a wonderful individual, who taught all about him how to laugh, love and live, even while facing death. In addition to his wife, Steve is survived by his stepdaughter, Cameron Kelly of Eugene, Oregon; his stepson, Griffin Kelly of Melbourne, Australia; his honorary daughter, Melissa Blackall of Somerville; and family on the West Coast. His beloved Samoyed dogs, Rowdy and Rika, always brought him comfort and joy. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with his family on Sunday, September 13, 2015, beginning at 3:00 PM in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home at 4 Park Street, Natick Common, followed by a Service in Remembrance and Celebration of Steven's Life at 4:00 PM. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Steve's memory to the Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130.

Scott Richard Gross 8/21/2015 Natick, MA / Milford, MA / Framingham, MA / Ashland, MA / Medway, MA

NATICK: Scott Richard Gross, age 57, musician and avid fisherman, died on Friday, August 21, 2015, at MetroWest Medical Center in Natick after a long illness. He was the devoted husband of Catherine R. Murphy Gross. Born in Framingham, he was a son of the late William F. and Adele M. (Ricca) Gross. He was raised in Ashland and Framingham and had attended the Norfolk County Agricultural School prior to graduating Joseph P. Keefe Regional Technical School. He went on to further his education in IT training. Scott was a talented musician, playing guitar with several area bands at venues such as the Blue Buffalo in Framingham. It was while playing there that he met Cathy with whom he has shared the last 18 years. Scott had been employed for several years in IT Security. He later joined the Northrop Grumman Corporation at Hanscom Air Force Base, where he remained until becoming ill. One of Scott’s greatest joys was fishing, whether off the shore of Cape Cod with family or on one of his many deep sea-fishing trips. He and Cathy traveled to Panama and many times to Mexico to fish the waters there, a relaxing time for the couple and any family or friends who accompanied them. He is survived by Cathy; three brothers, Frederick Gross and his wife Patricia of Milford, William Gross and his wife Jill of Medway, and Kenneth Gross of Oahu, HI; a sister, Joan Mitchell and her husband John of Wrentham; the Murphy family; and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may visit with Scott’s family at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, on Thursday, September 3rd from 4 – 7PM, and join them for words of remembrance at 7:10PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Scott’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

Russell C. Scannell 7/20/2015 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Wellesley, MA / Ashland, MA / Hopkinton, MA

Russell C. Scannell of Natick passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Metrowest Medical Center of Framingham. He was sixty-nine years old and the husband of Carol Ann (Wadley) Scannell of Natick for forty-seven years. Born in Natick on June 1, 1946, he was raised in Wellesley and a 1964 graduate of Wellesley High School. Mr. Scannell was a carpenter by trade and worked for the Ernest Comeau Construction Corp. of Weston and John R. Elander & Son, Inc. of Waltham for many years and also owned and operated Scannell Construction now run by his son Michael. Russell was a Natick resident for the last thirty-two years and enjoyed fishing in both salt and fresh water; carpenter work, vegetable gardening, his Harley Davidson Motorcycle, but he especially loved his grandchildren. He was the father of Michael R. Scannell and his wife Chrissy of Hopkinton, Jill I. Tolson and her husband Christopher also of Hopkinton and the late Jennifer Carol Scannell. He was a cherished grandfather of William R. and Madelyn P. Scannell and Michaela L. and Hailey R. Tolson. Brother of Charlotte Follansbee and her husband Art of Fairfax Station, Virginia, James Scannell and his wife Martha of Franklin and the late Richard Scannell and his wife Frances of Medway. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. A visitation will be held in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., at Natick Common on Thursday, July 23rd from 4:00-7:00PM. Russell’s funeral service will take place in the funeral home on Friday morning, July 24th at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Russell’s memory may be made to the Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108. For directions or to send the family a condolence please visit

Margaret A. Anderson 7/17/2015 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Wellesley, MA / Ashland, MA / Hopkinton, MA

Margaret A. “Peggy” (Lindsey) Anderson of Framingham, formerly of Newton and Tamworth, NH, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2015 at the Metrowest Medical Center of Framingham surrounded by her loving family. She was eighty-one years old and the wife of the late Richard C. Anderson. Born in Boston on April 16, 1934, she was the beloved daughter of the late Frank and Margaret (Stack) Lindsey. Raised in Jamaica Plain, she graduated from Jamaica Plain High School and then lived Wellesley from the age of eighteen. Peggy worked as a laboratory technician with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston for many years, a clerk with J C Penny in New Hampshire, Kramer Electronics and Hebert Candy Store. She enjoyed crocheting, ceramics, jewelry, camping, dancing, shopping, singing and making dolls. Margaret was a resident of Newton for fifteen years, lived in Tamworth, New Hampshire for nineteen years where she was a faithful member of the Methodist Church and spent the last five years in Framingham. Mrs. Anderson was a loving mother of Robert C. Anderson and his wife RoseAnn of Randolph, Debra A. Lampasona and her fiancé Richard Butler of Ashland, James V. Anderson, also of Ashland and Donna E. Dewar and her husband Bryan of Framingham. A Cherished grandmother of John Anderson and his girlfriend Yuki Kanai of Lexington, James Anderson and his wife Susie of Framingham, Stephanie Lampasona of Ashland, Kristina Eidelman and her husband Matthew of Westborough, Daniel Lampasona of Ashland and Chelsea Campbell and her fiancé Gregory Powers of Milford. Doting great grandmother of Morgan and Heidi Anderson of Framingham and Dominic and Logan Eidelman of Westborough. Caring sister of Frances Archibald and her companion Bob Weir of Florida, Jean Benoit and her husband George also of Florida, Diane Luther and her husband Anthony of Connecticut, Robert Lindsey of Maine, Albert Lindsey and his wife Barbara, also of Maine, Gerard Lindsey and his wife Paula of Hudson, Steven Lindsey and his wife Betsy of Framingham and the late Frank “Skip” Lindsey and his wife Sue of Natick. Peggy’s Funeral Service will be held in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., at Natick Common on Wednesday, July 22nd at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley will follow. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00-7:00PM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions or to send the family a condolence please visit

Ann C. Morris 7/12/2015 Natick, MA / Sherborn, MA / Framingham, MA / Ashland, MA / Bellingham, MA

SHERBORN: Ann C. (Fair) Morris, age 90, of Sherborn, died peacefully Sunday afternoon, July 12, 2015, at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham. She had been the devoted wife of the late Robert P. Morris for 55 years. Born in Framingham, she was a daughter of the late John V. and Anna M. (Kadlik) Fair. Ann was raised and educated in Natick and graduated with the Natick High School Class of 1942. Ann and Bob were married in 1947, and a few years later settled in Sherborn. Ann created a warm and loving home for her growing family and enjoyed summers in cottages at Lunenburg’s Hickory Hill Lake, and later, Falmouth. She looked forward to Bingo nights with her sisters, and just this spring proudly attended high school graduation exercise for her grandson Matthew. Predeceased by her husband in 2002, she is survived by their three sons, Robert T. “Tim” Morris and his wife Regina of Ashland, Sean M. Morris of South Harwich, and Todd P. Morris of Bellingham; two grandchildren, Matthew Morris and LeeAnn Morris; sisters Rita Shavone and Ruth Casali; bother-in-law Harold Morris; and many nieces and nephews. She was also a sister of the late Katherine M. Morris, Matilda Adams, and John Fair. A private funeral service was held in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, followed by burial in Saint Patrick Cemetery. Donations may be made in Ann’s memory to the Natick Visiting Nurse Association, 209 West Central Street, Natick, MA 01760.

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