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From: "R Bradley Potts" <>
Subject: April 2006 Obituaries - Auger, Baker, Collins, Daly, Doucette, Lowe, Morrill, Oliver, Alice Robinson-Eastwood, Sienkiewicz
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 20:39:56 -0400

William J. 'Bill' Auger
The Westford Eagle, Thursday, April 27, 2006

PORT RICHEY, Fla. - William J. "Bill" Auger, 36, a Lowell native and
formerly of Westford, died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at his home.

He was born in Lowell, the son of Marion and Richard J. Auger of Dunedin,
Fla. Mr. Auger graduated from Tarpon Springs High School in Tarpon Springs
in 1989. He attended culinary art school. He lived in Westford before
moving to Florida in 1988.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Brian Auger and
his wife, Debra, of Westford; a niece and nephew; his maternal grandmother,
Alice Cafiso of Dunedin, Fla.; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Kenneth A. Baker
The Westford Eagle, Thursday, April 27, 2006

WESTFORD - Kenneth A. Baker, 81, died Monday, April 17, 2006, at Genesis
Westford House following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of the late
Marjorie P. (Morse) Baker.

He was born in Cambridge on Aug. 21, 1924, the son of the late Ramon C. and
Louise (McLearn) Baker. Mr. Baker was raised in Lexington and spent his
summers in Grantham, N.H., and Freeport, Maine.

Mr. Baker served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 during World War II. He
received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon, American Theater
Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, and the Victory Medal.

He received his journeyman's license and master plumber's license and
worked at Thompson, Marston & Co., and McLean Hospital. He also spent
several years in San Diego, working for Shelton W. Cass, but spent most of
his career working at J. Loftus Co., until his retirement in 1989.

Mr. Baker enjoyed bowling, scuba diving, and boating at his summer cottage
in Maine.

He as an avid fan of the Patriots and Red Sox.

Mr. Baker was a longtime member of the Simon W. Robinson Lodge AF & AM, as
well as the Westford Academy Booster Club.

He is survived by a son, Kenneth A. Baker of Lowell; a daughter, Beverly D.
Gagnon and her husband, Richard G., of Westford; three grandsons; a
great-grandson; a brother, William M. Baker of Nashua, N.H.; and many
nieces and nephews.

He was also the brother of the late Ramon C. Baker Jr., and J. Lawrence

A funeral service was held April 21, at the Healy Funeral Home, Westford.
Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Westford.

Myrtie 'Bonnie' Collins
The Westford Eagle, Thursday, April 27, 2006

WESTFORD - Myrtie E. "Bonnie" Collins, 80, a longtime Westford resident,
died Monday, April 17, 2006, after a brief illness. She was the wife of Al

Born on Oct. 17, 1925, in the small Northeast Kingdom town of Sutton, Vt.,
she was the youngest of four children born to Lillian E. Stanhope and Elwyn
D. Drown. Educated in Sutton and Lyndonville schools, she soon after joined
her sister in Massachusetts, where she met her future husband, Albert

Bonnie and Al spent the early years of the 63-year marriage in Belmont.
However, it was in 1953 that they discovered their beloved town of Westford
and have made it their home ever since.

A nationally recognized representative, Mrs. Collins proudly sold and
delivered Avon products to her friends and customers throughout the
Westford community for 56 years, until her illness.

Not one to remain still for long, her newspaper column, The Little News
Corner, appeared in the Westford Eagle, providing her loyal readers with
birthday greetings, community-happenings, recipes, and tales of her travels
for many years.

When she wasn't writing a newspaper column or delivering Avon, Mrs. Collins
could be found spending her time volunteering with the Westford Garden
Club, canning the vegetables from her husband's bountiful garden, visiting
with friends, or watching after a neighbor in need.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her grandnieces, Jennifer
Hewitt of Waitsfield, Vt., and Kimberly Spectre of Belfast, Maine; her
dearest friend, Bruni Fletcher of Westford; her surrogate family, Terry,
Sam and Bryan Leney of Hampstead, N.H.; her sister, Betty Pagano, of
Wayland; many nieces and nephews, and countless friends, all of whom Mrs.
Collins adored. She will be sadly missed by her cat, Maggie.

She was also the sister of the late Ruby Lampher, and Arthur Kincaid.

A funeral was held April 21, from the Dolan Funeral Home in Chelmsford.
Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery, Westford.

For online guest book, visit

Yvonne Daly
The Westford Eagle, Thursday, April 20, 2006

WESTFORD - Yvonne (Labbe) Daly, 92, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at
Lifecare Center in Acton. She was the wife of the late John Daly.

She was born in Sherbrick, Canada, on Oct. 23, 1913, the daughter of the
late Noe and Adelaide (Duboris Labbe. Mrs. Daly attended Westford schools.

Mrs. Daly was employed by Abbot Worsted Company in Westford and the Ayer
Tannery. She retired from Murray Printing Co.

She enjoyed traveling and crocheting.

She is survived by a daughter, Rosemary O'Neill of Westford; a
daughter-in-law, Barbara Daly of Westford; seven grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren; a brother, Noe "Bob" Labbe of Chelmsford; and five
sisters, Della Bechard of Westford, Mary Jane Brundrette and Vivian Duggan,
both in Florida, Florence Duggan and Isabelle Donahue, both of Lowell.

She was also the mother of the late John Daly, and the sister of the late
Rena Cavanagh.

A funeral Mass was celebrated April 12, at St. Catherine's Church in
Westford. Burial was in St. Catherine's Cemetery, Westford.

For those who wish, contributions in Mrs. Daly's memory may be made to the
Westford Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 197, Westford, MA 01886.

John E. Doucette Jr.
The Boston Globe on 4/11/2006

Of Billerica formerly of Lake Nabnasett, Westford, MA, died April 2, 2006.

Uncle of Patricia Robison of Bellingham, WA, Judith Robison-Katopodis of
Bothell, WA, Robert Robison of Lakeside, OR, Donald Robison of Federal Way,
WA, James Robison of Buckley, WA and John Robison of Sammamish WA; Cousin
of Robert Doucette of Wilmington, MA.

Visiting hours Wed 4 to 8 PM, at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St.,
CHELMSFORD. Funeral Thursday at 8 a.m. from the funeral home with the
Liturgy of the Word at 9 a.m. in St John The Evangelist Church, Chelmsford.
Burial Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Arrangements by Dolan Funeral Home 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

Vicki Lowe
The Boston Globe on 4/23/2006

Age 59, of Lowell formerly of Westford & Sherborn, left us April 17th.

Beloved daughter of the late Edwin and Alice Ford of Springfield Ohio.
Loving mother & grandmother of sons; Tristin Ford Lowe (Philadelphia) his
wife Rebecca their two kids Guston and Zoey, and younger son Gavin Dwin
Lowe (Knoxville) and his daughter Sydney.

Leaves behind a great many friends and loved ones who are all invited to
attend services at Newton Cemetery April 24, 2006 at 2pm.

Morrill II, Joseph Warren
The Boston Globe on 4/11/2006

Of Nashua, formerly of Westford, died at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua on
April 9, 2006.

Born on November 25, 1933 in Boston. Beloved son of the late Joseph W. and
Ernestein (Hunt) Morrill, Sr. Husband of Ellen B. (Moore) Morrill. Loving
father of Cheryl Ann and Robert Brown, Joseph and Denise Morrill, III.
Stepfather of E. Lucia and Philip Wright, Judy and John McAnespie, and
Lindy and Gary Riedy. Grandfather of twelve.

Licensed master plumber and former Deputy City Engineer for the City of
Nashua. Former member and Chairman of Westford Planning Board, Masonic
Fraternity member of Rising Sun Lodge #39 F.& A.M. Nashua, the York Rite
Bodies, the Scottish Rite Bodies, NH Consistory, Bektash Temple Shriners
and Order of the Eastern Star, formerly in Mass, Tahattawan Lodge and
Aleppo Shriners, where he was the "Fried Dough Man". Graduate of Boston
Technical High School and Tufts University.

Visiting hours Tuesday from 2-5 and 7-9 PM. Masonic Funeral Services to be
held during visitation. Funeral Service Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St.,
NASHUA on Wednesday at 11 AM. Friends and family are invited. Burial at
family's convenience. Memorial donations: Shriners' Burn Institute, 51
Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114. Arrangements are in the care of locally
owned Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua, NH

James Oliver
The Westford Eagle,Thursday, April 13, 2006

WESTFORD - James Oliver, 86, a lifelong Westford resident, died Sunday,
March 26, 2006, at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer. He was the
husband of Pauline L. (Mercier) Oliver.

He was born in Westford on Nov. 22, 1919, the son of the late Joseph and
Rachel (Oliver) Oliver. Mr. Oliver attended Westford schools and graduated
from Westford Academy.

Mr. Oliver enlisted in t he U.S. Army in 1942, and served as a sergeant. He
was honorably discharged in 1945.

When he returned to Westford, he was an active member of the community. He
was a lifeguard at Wymans Beach, as well as refereeing football, baseball,
hockey and softball games for many years.

Mr. Oliver was a hospital aide for 30 years at the Edith Nourse Rogers
Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford before his retirement in 1975.

In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, watching sports, going to the Senior
Center and the beach.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Gail Rogers of
North Chelmsford, and Jane Regan and her husband, Edward, of Delray Beach,
Fla.; and two grandchildren.

A graveside service was held March 30, at St. Catherine's Cemetery,

For those who wish, contributions in Mr. Oliver's memory may be made to the
charity of one's choice.

Alice Robinson-Eastwood
The Westford Eagle, Thursday, April 20, 2006

WESTFORD - Alice (Mendes) Robinson-Eastwood, 88, a resident of Westford
since 1960, formerly of New Bedford, died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at
Lowell General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Frank Eastwood and
the late Milton Robinson who died in 1972.

Born in Fall River on Sept. 24, 1917, she was the daughter of the late
Joseph and Maria (Amaral) Mendes. She worked at the Cornell Dubliar Co. in
New Bedford and prior to retirement she was employed as a bookkeeper at Dr.
Kusmin's dental office in Westford. She was a member of West Chelmsford
Methodist Church.

She is survived by two children, Robert M. Robinson of Lowell and Nancy E.
O'Neil and her husband Stephen of Westford; two grandchildren and a

Visiting hours will be held at the Blake Funeral Home, 24 Worthen St.,
Chelmsford, on Friday, April 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be
held at the funeral home on Saturday, April 22, at 10 a.m. Burial will be
in Fairview Cemetery, Westford.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Westford Ambulance
Fund, Box 197, Westford, MA 01886.

Chester J. Sienkiewicz
The Westford Eagle, Thursday, April 20, 2006

WESTFORD - Chester J. Sienkiewicz, 86, a lifelong resident of the Forge
Village section of Westford, died Saturday, April 15, 2006, at Nashoba
Valley Medical Center in Ayer. He was the husband of the late M. Eileen
(Elmer) Sienkiewicz.

He was born in Westford on Sept. 22, 1919, the son of the late Martin and
Sophie (Pucilowski) Sienkiewicz. Mr. Sienkiewicz attended Westford schools
before attending Lowell Trade School.

Mr. Sienkiewicz was employed as a machinist at Chandler Machine Co. in Ayer
for more than 30 years.

He was an active member of the Cameron Senior Center.

Mr. Sienkiewicz enjoyed playing pool and was an avid gardener.

He is survived by a son, Martin Sienkiewicz and his companion, Marilyn
Cronin, of Ashby; a daughter, Kathryn Davis and her husband, Kevin, of
Littleton; a granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; and three
step-grandsons; a niece and a nephew.

He was also the brother of the late Martin Sinclair and Edward Sinclair.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today, April 20, in St.
Catherine's Church, Westford. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery.

For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Singkiewicz's
memory may be made to the Friends of the Cameron Senior Center, P.O. Box
2223, Westford, MA 01886.

Arrangements were under the care of the Healy Funeral Home, Westford.


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