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Daily News Wed Oct 12 1983 16LC Dies at Home riday of nam Veterans Post in care of Hop kins uneral Home Williamstown be Saturday Hobert Calif and two brothers Epifariio Silos of Reseda Calif and Timony Silos of Canyon Country Calif Burial was in Eastlawn Cemetery in Williamstown Memorial contri and 13 four Holdup Rites Held in Williamstown East St died Monday in Holyoke Hospital Born in Cedar Rapids Quebec she lived in Chicopee 60 Helene Desmarais CHICOPEE Helene Mildred lower Mildred (Anderson) lower 77 of Wales retired emnlovee of the Cookie Shop Old Sturbridge Village died Sunday in a local nursing home Born in Manchester NH she lived in Wales most of her life and in Springfield three years Her hus band Lewis lower died in 1966 She leaves a sister Dorothy ugere of Wilbraham The private funeral will be Thursday at TP Sampson Co Chapel of the Acres with burial in Brimfield Cemetery at St St Lewis Vernon Lewis Vernon 69 of 12 Robert Dyer Circle Springfield former molder for Chapman Division of the Crane Co died Monday in Wesson Memorial Hospital Born in Ander son County SC he had lived in Springfield 25 years He was an Army veteran of World War II He attended Church of the Living God He leaves his widow Linda Vernon four sons Eugene reedman of Hartford and Earl Karl and Paul of Springfield two daughters Patsy and Darlene Vernon both of Spring field a brother Gus of Greensville SC and a sister Gladys Sayles of Greenville The funeral will be held Thursday night at Harrell uneral Home with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery and three Harriett Ball 83 Widow of Chief SHELBURNE Harriett (Cromack) Ball 83 of 32 Seventh St Shelburne alls widow of Police Chief Orrin Ball died Tuesday at home Born in Greenfield she graduated from Arms Academy in 1917 She was a member of Trinity Church and former member of the Grange She leaves a son Orrin Ball Jr of Elliot Maine daughter Janet Snow of East Longmeadow brother Aaron Cromack of Phoenix Ariz two sisters Ruth Smith of Green field and Lois Trow of Shelburne alls seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren The funeral will be riday morn ing at Smith Kelleher uneral Home with burial in Green River Cemtery Greenfield Andrew Campbell Andrew Campbell 69 of 69 Andrew St Springfield former employee of the Joseph reedman Co died Monday at home Born in Charlotte NC he lived in Spring field 33 years and was a member of the Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church He leaves his wife the for mer Corneila Johnson two stepsons Robert Warrick of Springfield and Willie Warrick of New York two brothers Howard of Charlotte and John of Toledo Ohio six sisters Minnie Conner Louise Brown Car rie Eason and Ruby Jordon all of Charlotte Clyde urlow and Allene Davis both of Springfield and 13 grandchildren The funeral will be riday in the church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery Henderson uneral Home is in charge LEE Helen (McDarby) Cain 75 of ort Lau derdale la private duty nurse died Tuesday in Holy Cross Hospi tal ort Lauderdale la Born in Tyringham she lived in Lee and Pittsfield and lorida since 1981 She was a 1927 graduate of Lee High School and 1930 graduate of the old St Hospital Training School for Nursing Pittsfield Her husband rancis Cain died in 1968 and her son Gerald Cain former Northampton bureau chief for The Morning Union died in 1975 She leaves two sons David of ort Lauderdale and Paul Cain of Richmond two daughters Mrs Robert Burke of West Stockbridge and Suzanne Angelo of Houston three brothers Raymond and John McDarby both of Lee and Joseph McDarby of Monterey and 11 grandchildren The funeral will be riday Kelly uneral Home and in Church with burial in Cemetery Pittsfield i NORTH ADAMS The funeral of ore (Gibson) Silos of North Adams Daniel Silos 29 of 42 Meadow St his parents Epifanio and rances shot to death riday by an Agawam (Vasquae) Silos of Canyon Country policeman after a convenience store holdup was held today in Sherman Burbank Memorial Chapel William stown with full military honors Silos was born in resno Calif arid graduated from Granada Hills butions may be made to the Viet (Calif) High School in 1971 He enlisted in the Army upon gradua tion and served three years with 18 months active duty in the Vietnam War He trained as a machinist in Cali fornia and came to the Berkshires in 1980 where he worked for Tyal Corporation and for Mike Deep Real Estate Inc i He attended irst Baptist Church Williamstown and was a member of i i Vietnam Veterans Post No 54 i North Adams He leaves his widow Karen Len Virginia Pluffe CHICOPEE Virginia (Laporte) Pluffe 66 of 204 Chico mansett Village retired employee of Sickles Co died Monday at home Born in Springfield she lived in Chicopee all her life She was a communicant of Church of the Nativity and member of Our Lady of Nativity Sodality and the Senior Ceramic Center Her husband Edmond Pluffe died in 1967 She leaves a son Edmond two daugh ters Martha Pluffe and Anne Wlo dyka and a brother Joseph all of Chicopee and four grandchildren The funeral will be Thursday morn ing at Arthur Brunelle uneral Home and in the church with burial in St Rose Cemetery Donations may be made to any charity i Laurence Mercer I ENIELD Conn Laurence Mercer 71 of 23 Cooper St died i Tuesday in St rancis Hospital and Medical Center Hartford Born in Stockbridge Mass he had lived in i Enfield 30 years He was a retired i electrician He was a member of 1 i International Brotherhood of Elec I tncal Workrs Local 35 of Hartford i He was a member of American (Paquette) Desmarais 88 of 496 I Association of Retired Persons JUbZ Retirees Club of Local 35 and Har zardville United Methodist Church Helen Cain Private Nurse HOLYOKE Evelyn (McGrath) itz Gibbon 58 of 161 Dartmouth St teacher in the Holyoke school system died Tuesday in Massachu setts General Hospital Boston after a long illness She taught at Highland Elemen tary School Lilyan Baker Was Therapist Lilyan (Somers) Baker 70 of 31 Audubon St retired physical thera pist for the late Dr Norman Pokor ney of Springfield died Monday in Mercy Hospital Born in Denver she had lived in this city most of her life She also was a therapist for Dr Jerome Leff and the late Dr James Bruce She was the mother of Richard Baker of Springfield sportswriter for The Springfield Newspapers She was a member of St Bar nabas and All Saints Church and Order of the Eastern Star Besides her husband Alexander Baker and son Richard she leaves three other sons John Auth ier of Springfield Lee Authier of Philadelphia and Charles Authier of Pittsburgh and three grandchildren The funeral will be held Thursday morning in All Saints Church with burial in Hillcrest Park Cemetery Allen Street uneral Home is in charge of arrangements Irene LaVigne i Dies Vacationing At Myrtle Beach CHICOPEE Irene (Grenier) LaVigne 73 of 36 Circle Drive died i Monday in Grand Strand General Hospital Myrtle Beach SC while I on vacation Born in Winchendon she had lived jn Springfield most of her life and in Chicopee five years She was the mother of Capt i David LaVigne of Ludlow mem ber of the Ludlow ire Department She was a member of Women of I the Moose Lodge No 1498 i She leaves her husband David LaVigne another son Richard I LaVigne of Jacksonville la two i daughters Gloria Preston of Spring field and Judith Anne Boatwright of I Birmingham Ala three sisters Alice Rooney and Jeannette Van i cini both of Springfield and Pauline i Naudzius of South Hadley grandchildren and i great grandchildren The funeral will be held morning at Ratell uneral Home with burial in St Aloysius Ceme tery Indian Orchard section Springfield Evelyn itz Gibbon 58 Holyoke School Teacher She was the wife of dentist Dr rank itz Gibbon director for Dental Services of Massachusetts Boston A lifelong resident of Holyoke she was a graduate of Mary Washington College Virginia She was a member of the Junior League and communicant of Holy Cross Church Besides her husband she leaves two sons Jere of Rockport and Wil liam of Springfield a daughter Nevin Chrimshaw of Ashfield her mother Evelyn (Murray) McGrath with whom she lived sister Helen Hayes of Holyoke grandchildren The funeral will morning at James uneral Sons Home and in the church with burial in St Jerome Cemetery He leaves his widow Helen (Pazik) Mercer a daughter a brother Henry of Holyoke a sister Anne Rafferty of Lee Mass and twograndsons The funeral will be held riday morning at Leete Stevens Enfield Chapels South Road with i burial in Hazardville Cemetery i Memorial contributions may be made to Enfield Community Ambu i lance und PO Box 220 06082 John Keyes EASTHAMPTON John of 58 Phelps St employee of Packaging Corporation of America Northampton died Tuesday at home after a long ill ness He was born in Northampton i An Army veteran of the Korean War he was a paratrooper combat i engineer He was a member of World War II Veterans Association He was a communicant of Immacu i late Conception Church He leaves his widow Linda A (Houle) Keyes i three daughters Tracy A Leslie I and Valerie A Keyes all at home two brothers Lester Jr and I Patrick both of Maryland and two sisters Mary Riley of Maine and i Martha Boucher of Northampton The funeral will be held Thursday at Walter Mitchell uneral Home i 1 A wnn services in immacuiaie von ception Church Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery Memorial con I tributions may be made to Ameri i can Cancer Society years and was a communicant of St Church Her husband Wilfred A Desmarais died in 1973 She leaves a son Henry of East hampton three daughtes Henrietta Gregoire of Hadley Irene Bou langer and Beatrice Baerman both of Chicopee five grandchildern nine great grandchildren The pri vate funeral was at Tylunas uneral Home with burial in Hillcrest Park Cemetery Springfield Alcide Courchene MANASSAS Va Alcide Courchene 92 of 7418 Peppertree Lane died Tuesday at Annaburg Manor He was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts class of 1916 and a retired dairy farm inspector He had lived in Spring field Mass for 57 years and was a member of the American Legion Springfield Golden Age Club St Sacred Heart Club and the Municipal Employees Association He is survived by his wife Maude Courchene a son Dr William Cour chene of Cincinnati Ohio four grandchildren and two greatgrand children The funeral will be held at All Saints Church on Thursday morning with burial in Southview Cemetery North Adams Mass Baker uneral Home is in charge of arrangements Arrangements in North Adams are being handled by Auge San Soucie Simmons uneral Home George Premont HOLYOKE George Pre mont 78 of 115 Elm St retired night watchman for Holyoke Gas and Electric Co died Monday in Holyoke Hospital He retired in 1970 He was a lifelong resident of Holyoke and communicant of St Jerome Church He leaves four sis ters Mary Jane Capistrant Alice Laramee and Marie Sawyer all of Holyoke and Helen Petraska of Enfield Conn The funeral will be Thursday morning at Arthur Brunelle uneral Home and in Church of the Nativity with burial in St Rose Cemetery all Chicopee Peter Pawlin LUDLOW Peter Pawlin 63 of 24 Lockland Ave retired employee of the Monsanto Co Springfield died Tuesday in Bay state Medical Center Wesson Unit A lifelong resident of Ludlow he was a member of the Polish Ameri can Club and Ludlow Coun try Club He leaves a brother Ste ven and sister Anne Kurty both of Ludlow The funeral will be riday morning at Ludlow uneral Home and in Sts Peter and Ukrai nian Catholic Church with burial in St Aloysius Cemetery Indian Orchard section of Springfield Donations may be made to the' church building fund Michael Neville Michael Neville 62 of 399 Central St died Sunday in Wing Memorial Hospital Palmer Bom in Taunton he had been a Springfield resident since 1955 He was employed as a civil engineer at Westover Air orce Base in Chico pee for 20 years or the past four years he worked at the Monson Developmental Center He was a communicant of St Cathedral and a member of the all River Chapter National Association of Power Engineers He was mar ried' to Lena (Sernas) Neville who died in 1976 He leaves a son Ches ter of Las Vegas Nev a duaghter Theresa Merkle of Jupiter la a brother John of Jacksonville la a sister Grace Isenor of Taunton 11 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren The funeral will be held riday morning at the rank orastiere and Sons uneral Home 45 Locust St with a liturgy of Christian burial in St Cathederal Burial will be in St Cemetery Harold Crossman ENIELD Harold Cross man 64 of 29 Cresent Beach Drive formerly of Palmer Avenue Spring field Mass died Tuesday at his home Born in West Springfield he had lived most of his life in Spring field moving to Enfield about two years ago He was owner of the THANK YOU 1 THANK YOU ST JUDE ST JUDE or prayers answered or prayers answered and publication pro and publication pro mised mised MLB PBV THANK YOU onr it vYntCLvnMiKv A GIUTWHEELCKAIR OR MATURE OUL or prayers answered zcji umt to lift I cum I and publication pro VvL mised parsJgEX 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the games be held only for residents of the commons not open to relatives friends or the public living outside the complex Brightwood Window Cleaning Co of Springfield a family business He later worked for the Purchasing Department of the city of Spring field for 10 years A World War II Army veteran he was a member of VW Post 7352 He was also a member of the Hampden Lodge of Masons and the Springfield Lodge of Elks He leaves his widow Erika (leck) Crossman two daughters Carolyn rank of Longmeadow and Diane Marino of Hampden and three grandchildren The funeral will be held Thursday at the George Tazzini and Son funeral home 22 Locust St Springfield Burial will be at the convenience of family in Hill crest Park Cemetery The Hampden Lodge of Masons and the Springfield Lodge of Elks will hold rituals Thursday evening at the funeral home In Memoriam OLBON In loving memory of Theodore Olbon who passed away October 12 1970 Gone from our home But not from our hearts Sadly missed by wife lorence and daughter Caroline Decoteau TERZI In loving memorV of MAR GARET BELLAROSE TERZI who passed away Sept 9 197S and JOSEPH TERZI who passed away Oct 12 1966 Love's greatest gift Remembrance Sadly missed by the family James Grout at 49 Dies After Home all James Grout 49 of 12 Ash mun St Springfield employee of 'the Monsanto Co died Monday in Mercy Hospital as the result of a fall suffered at home A hospital spokesman said Grout died of head injuries Born in Northumberland NH he had lived in this city for 39 years He was a graduate of Springfield Technical High School He was a member of Monsanto 25 year Club sand safety committee He was a (communicant of St He leaves his widow Alexandria (Harney) Grout a son Joseph of Springfield a daughter Linda Cripps of Springfield his mother Nerilda (Girard) Grout of Pacific Grove Calif three brothers George of Denmark Eugene of Pacific Grove Calif and Almon of Spring field two sisters Mary Robie of Springfield and Anne orbes of Salinas Calif and two grandchildren The funeral will be riday morn ing at TP Sampson Co Chapel of Acres with services in St Cathedral Burial will be in St Cemetery Memorial contributions may be made to any charity Dino A Bertocchi 73 Railroad Man Banker Dino A Bertocchi 73 formerly of 414 Chestnut St Springfield died Tuesday at Mercy Hospital He was born in West Springfield and had lived most of his life in Springfield He was chief clerk of the Boston and Albany Railroad for 30 years and later became assistant trea surer and branch manager for the Sixteen Acres Community Savings Bank retiring in 1975 He also worked part time in ticket sales for the Springfield Indians for many years He was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church He is survived by a niece Mary Ann Chase of Springfield The funeral will be held Thursday morning at the George Tazzini and Son uneral Home with a lit urgy of Christian burial in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Burial will be in St Cemetery Mildred Sadlo WEST SPRINGIELD Mildred (Mottle) Sadlo 80 of 69 Bridge St lifelong resident and widow of rank Sadlo died Tues day in a local nursing home He died in 1972 She leaves a brother Emil Mottle of Agawam and sister Viola Pettit of West Springfield The funeral will be Thursday afternoon 1 at Curran Jones uneral Home with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery DEATHS ALLEN Of Spfld Oct 9 Robert Allen 70 of 24 Cole St Beloved hus band of Claire (Smith) Allen ather of Robert Jr of Spfld Claire Allen Graveside service Thursday In Spfld Cem etery at 11 am with the Rev Bricker Gibson officiating riends may call at the Hafey orest Park Chapels 494 Bel mont Ave Wednesday 7 to 9 pm Donations may be made to the Western Mass Lung Assoc 393 Maple St Spfld MAPI W5 BAKER Of Springfield Oct 10 Mrs Lilyan (Somers) Baker 70 of 31 Adubon St Wife of Alexander Baker uneral Thursday at 11 am In St Barnabas aw All Saints Church 39 Oakland St Springfield Burial in Park Cemetery Visiting hours are Wednesday even'ng 7 9 Rm only at Byron's uneral ome 1858 Allen St Spring field In Shelburne alls Oct 11 Har riett (Cromack) Ball 83 of 32 Seventh St Shelburne alls Widow of Orrin Ball uneral riday at 11 am in the Smith Kelleher uneral Home Shel burne alls Burial in Green River Cemetery Greenfield Calling hours are Thursday 7 9 pm BERTOCCHI In Spfld Oct 11 Mr Dino A Bertocchi 73 formerly of 414 Chestnut St Uncle of Mary Ann Chase uneral from the George Tazzini Son uneral Home Thurs at 8 with a Mass in Mt Carmel Church at 9 Burial in St Michael's Ceme tery Visiting hours Wed 7 9 CAMPBELL In Spfld Oct 10 Andrew Campbell of 69 Andrew St Hus band of Corneila (Johnson) Campbell Step father of Robert Willie Warrick Brother of Howard John Man nle Conner Louise Brovn Car rie Eason Ruby Jordon Clyde urlow Alleene Davis uneral 11am riday from the Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery Calling hours Thurs day 7 9pm from fhe Henderson uneral Home CHAPUT In CT Oct 11 Veron ica (Krasinski) Chaput 85 for merly of 109 Hall Hill Rd Somers CT Sister of Leon Joseph Steven and Simon Kra sinski Julia Brunell Celia Her rick and Agnes Jakatf uneral Thursday at 9:15 am from the Somers uneral Home 354 Main St Somers with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 am In All Saints Churchi Burial will be in SI Bernard's Cemetery Visit ing hours Wednesday 6 9 pm Memorial donations to: Somers Volunteer ire Dept Ambu lance und 4S1 Main St Somers CTO6O71 CROSSMAN At home Oct 11 Mr Harold Crossman 64 of 24 Crescent Beach Dr Enfield CT for merly of Palmer Ave Spfld Oowner of Brightwood Window Cleaning Co Beloved husband of Erika (leck) Crossman Beloved father of Carolyn rank Diane Marino Grandfa ther of 3 uneral at the George Tazzini Son uneral Home Burial at the convenience of the family in Hillcrest Park Ceme tery Visiting hours Thursday 2 4 and 7 9 The Hampden Lodge Masonic Temple and Spfld Lodge of Elks 61 will perform a ritual Thursday eve ning at the funeral home BOOTH In Springfield Oct 9 1983 Ann Marie (Malone) Czub Boofh 54 of 25 Rio Vista St Beloved mother of William Czub and Patricia A Carosello both of Springfield Beloved sister of William Malone of Lenox Grandmother of three uneral Wednesday at 8 am from the TP Sampson Co 710 Liberty St followed by a liturgy of Christian burial in St Mary's Church East Springfield at 9 Burial In Hillcrest Park Ceme tery Visiting hours are Tues day 2 4 and 7 9 pm Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Society DUBE In Holyoke Oct 10 Miss Lillian Dupe 77 uneral Thursday at 8 am from the Messier ar rell uneral Home with a funeral Mass at 9 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Bur ial in Notre Dame Cemetery South Hadley Calling hours are Wednesday 7 9 pm only ITZ GIBBON In Boston Oct 11 Mrs Evelyn (McGrath) itz Gibbon of 161 Dartmouth St Holyoke Wife of Dr rank itz Gibbon Den tal Director for the Dental Ser vices of Massachusetts uneral Saturday at 9:15 am from the James Hobert Sons uneral Home followed by a lit urgy of Christian burial in Holy Cross Church at 10 Burial in Sf Jerome Cemetery Calling hours are Thursday and riday 2 4 and 7 9 pm LOWER In Springfield Oct 9 1983 Mildred lower 77 of Ken dall Commons Sister of Dorothy ugere of Wilbra ham uneral Thursday at 2 pm in the TP Sampson Co Chapel of the Acres Tink ham Road Burial in Brimfield Cemetery Brimfield GAGNIER Of Agawam Oct 9 Leopold Gag nier of 519 Cooper St Husband of Eva (Trappier) Gagnier ather of Leo and Russell Gag nier Brother of Estelle Rein deau Vivian Gagnier uneral at Curran Jones uneral Home 745 Cooper St Thursday at 9 am followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 am in St John The Evangelist Church Burial In St Michael's Cemetery Visiting hours Tues day Wednesday 2 4 7 9 pm GROUT In Springfield Oct 11 1983 James Grout 49 of 12 Ash mund St Beloved husband of Alexandria (Harney) Grout Beloved father of Joseph Grout and Linda Cripts both of Springfield Beloved brother of George Grout of Denmark Eugene of Pacific Grove Calif Almon of Spring field Mary Robie of Springfield and Anne orbes of Saunas Calif Grandfather of two uneral riday at 7:45 am Jrom the TP Sampson Co Chapel of the Acres 21 Tink ham Road followed by a liturgy of Christian burial in St Michael's Cathedral at 9 Burial In St Michael's Cemetery Visiting hours are Thursday 7 9 pm and riday 2 4 and 7 9 pm Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice HARWOOD In South Deerfield Oct 11 Clarence Harwood 98 of High Street Charlemont wid ower of Daisy (Beaman) Har wood uneral Thursday at 11 am at fhe Smith Kelleher uneral Home Shelburne Bur ial in Leavitt Cemetery Charle mont There are no calling hours HOBSON In Agawam Diana (Part icelll) Hobson 78 of 79 Pheasant Hill Drive eeding Hills Wife of Clifton Hobson Mother of Irma Gaffney Barbara Howarth and Linda Hobson Lizewski Sister of Leonilda Particelll uneral Wednesday af 8 am from fhe Colonial uneral Chapel 985 Main St Agawam with a Mass In St Anthony of Padua Church at 9 Burial in Springfield Street Cemetery Visiting hours are Tuesday2 4and7 9pm JURCZAK In Southwick Oct 11 Helen (Zenisky) Jurczak 65 of 105 Vining Road Wife of Jerry Jurczak uneral riday at 8:15 am from the Czelusniak uneral Home Westfield with a liturgy of Christian burial at 9 in Holy Trinity Church Burial In St Mary's Cemetery Calling hours are Thursday 2 4 and 7 9 pm LAVOIE Oct 11 George Lavoie 66 of 630 Britton St Chicopee Calling hours at the Blais airview uneral Home Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm uneral Thurs day morning 9:15 am at the funeral home 10 am in St Anne Church Chicopee Burial in Notre Dame Cemetery South Hadley MALINSKI In Easthampton Oct 11 Adam Malinski 68 formerly of Had ley Brother of Paul Jr of Springfield Graveside services Thursday at I pm in St Sfanis laus Cemetery No calling hours at the Walter MENARD In westfield Oct 11 Jovce (Thompson) Menard 51 of 24 airfield Ave Holyoke Wife of Marcel A Menard uneral Thursday at 8 am from the John Shea uneral Home fol a lowed by a liturgy of Christian burial at 9 in Holy Cross Church with burial in Calvary Ceme tery all in Holyoke Calling hours are Wednesday 2 4 and 7 9 pm MERCER In St rancis Hospital and Medical Center Oct II Laurence Mercer 71 of 23 Cooper St Enfield CT Hus band of Helen (Pazik) Mercer Brother of Henry Mercer of Holyoke and Mrs Anne Raf ferty of Lee MA uneral will be held riday at 11 a at fhe Leete Stevens Enfield Chapels 61 South Rd Enfield Burial will be in Hazardville Ceme tery Visiting hours Thursday 2 4 and 7 9 pm Memorial dona tions to: The Enfield Commu nity Ambulance und PO Box 220 Enfield CT 06082 NEVILLE In Springfield October 9 Michael Neville 62 of 399 Central St father of Chester Neville and Teresa Mer kel brother of John Neville and Grace Isenor uneral riday at 9 am from rank oras tiere Sons uneral Home 45 Locust St with a Mass In St Michaels Cathedral at 10 am Burial in St Michaels Ceme tery Visiting hours Thursday 2 to 4 and and to 9 pm PAWLIN In Springfield Oct 11 Mr Peter Michael Pawlin 63 of 24 Lock land Ave Ludlow Brother of Steven and Mrs Anne Kurty both of Ludlow uneral riday i from the Ludlow uneral Home with a requiem Mass in St Peter and St Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church Burial in St Aloysius Cemetery Visiting hours are Thursday 2 4 and 7 9 pm In lieu of flowers dona tions may be made to the church's building fund SADLO Of West Springfield Oct JI Mildred (Mottle) Sadlo of 69 Bridge Sf Sister of Emile Mottle and Viola Pettit uneral Thursday at 3 pm In the Curran Jones uneral Home 109 Main St Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery Visiting hours are Wednesday 7 9 pm SR ST AURELIA KIRCHNER SS Of Holyoke Oct 10 Sr St Aure lia Kirchner SSJ In secular life Irene Kirchner 79 of Mont Marie In her 59th year of reli glous life Beloved sister of Wil liam and Ralph Kirchner of Lanesboro and loretta Lamore of Greenfield She also leaves several nieces and neph ews uneral Wednesday at 9 am from Mont Marie Mother House followed by a liturgy of Christian burial in fhe Chapel of the Sisters of St Joseph Mother House at 10 Burial in Mont Marie Cemetery Visiting hours are Tuesday 2 4 and 7 9 pm at the Mother House Donations may be made to the Sisters of St Joseph Mont Marie Holyoke 01040 TP Sampson Co Is in charge KEYES In Easthampton Oct 11 John Keyes 46 of 58 Phelps St Hus band of Linda A ather of Tracy A Leslie and Valerie A all at home Brother of Les ter Keyes Jr and Patrick Keyes both of Md Mary Riley of Maine and Martha Boucher of Northampton uneral Thursday at 8:30 a from the Walter Mitchell uneral Home 15 Park St followed by a liturgy of Christian burial in the immaculate Conception Church at 9 with burial in Brookside Cemetery all In Easthampton No calling hours Donations In his memory may be made to the American Can cer Society 57 Pearl St Spring field WOOD Of Springfield Oct 10 Henry Wood 73 of 21 Hillmonf St Hus band of Dorothy (Jamieson) Wood uneral Wednesday at 11 am in Byron's uneral Home 684 State St Burial in Spring field Cemetery Visiting hours are Tuesday 2 4 and 7 9 pm Memorial contributions may be sent to the Susan Aucther Kid ney oundation in care of Bay siate Medical Center or to the Heart Association LAVIGNE In Myrtle Beach SC Oct 10 1983 Mrs Irene (Grenier) LaVigne 73 of 36 Circle Drive Chicopee Wife of Mr David LaVigne Mother of Ludlow ire Department Captain David LaVigne Mr Richard LaVigne Mrs Gloria Pres ton and Mrs Judith Anne Boatwright Sister of Mrs Alice Rooney Mrs Pauline Naudzius and Mrs Jeannette Vancini Grandmother of 13 great grandmother of four uneral riday at 10:30 am at the Ratell uneral Home Burial in Sf Aloysius Cemetery visiting hours are Thursday 2 4 and 7 9 pm.

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