May 102015
Obituary: Emily Katherine Yeadon

Emily Katherine Yeadon, 23, became one of God’s angels on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the Lahey Hospital in Burlington, Massachusetts, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Hartford, Connecticut on March 9, 1992, Emily grew up in Groton, Massachusetts. She was a 2010 graduate of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School and attended the Massachusetts College of more »

Mar 272015
Obituary: Thomas Wyatt

Thomas E. Wyatt of Fitchburg, died on March 24, 2015 at his winter home in Spring Hill, Florida. He was born on the Williams farm in Groton Massachusetts on June 30, 1942, son of the late Alfred and Mary Williams Wyatt. He grew up in Groton and attended Groton High School. Tom worked at Hollingsworth more »

Mar 252015
Obituary: Bennett Raddin Black

Former Groton Fire Chief, police officer, and town official Bennett Raddin Black, 92, passed away on March 22, 2015 at his home in Groton, Massachusetts. He was born on October 26, 1922 in Everett, Massachusetts. Bennett, “Ben,” graduated from Lawrence Academy in 1941 and from the University of New Hampshire at Durham in 1947. After more »

Mar 252015
Obituary: Aldo F. Luca

Former Groton Treasurer and Tax Collector Aldo Luca, 94, passed on March 23, 2015 with his loving children, Linda and Tim, and his son-in-law, Jerry Tarpey, by his side. Born in New York City on June 25, 1920, Aldo was the son of Italian immigrants Domenico Luca and Maria Monetucci. Raised in Brooklyn, he graduated more »

Mar 182015
Obituary: Irene Collette

Irene M. Richard Collette, 91, formerly of Emery Road in Townsend, died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Rivercourt Residences, West Groton. Her husband of 63 years, Richard O. Collette, died in 2009. She leaves three sons: R. Lee Collette and his partner, Lee McTighe of Townsend; Stephen J. Collette and his wife, Michelle, of West more »

Mar 172015
Obituary: Allan Thomas Friedrich

Allan Thomas Friedrich, age 62, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 12, 2015. He was born in Ayer, Massachusetts on December 9, 1952, the son of John R. and Eileen Friedrich and lived most of his life in Groton, Massachusetts. He was the beloved husband of Donna Drew Friedrich. Allan attended Country Day School in more »

Mar 122015
Obituary: Carol Ann Hillman

Carol Ann Leighton Hillman, of Westford, 77, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many. Born on November 5th, 1937 in Littleton, Carol was the only daughter to Arnold Leighton and more »

Feb 262015
Obituary: Jane N. Barry

Goffstown, NH — Jane N. Coates Barry, 86, died peacefully on Feb. 17, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Roy F. and Mary Ford Coates Sr. of Medford, Massachusetts. A long time resident of Groton, she was predeceased by her husband Henry F. Barry Jr.; son Christopher Barry; and siblings Roy F. Coates more »

Feb 122015
Obituary: Arthur Floyd Blackman

Arthur Floyd Blackman, a leader in Groton’s civic, governmental, and conservation communities, died peacefully at home on Thursday, February 5, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Camilla Cunningham Blackman and their four children: Oliver Blackman and his wife Jenny Wise Blackman, Camilla “Mim” Blackman and her husband Francis Saunders, Phoebe Blackman more »