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.
Paul T. ("P.T.") Burr 12/16/2017 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA / Framingham,MA / Wayland,MA
Paul T. Burr ("P.T."), of Burbank, CA and formerly of Framingham, MA, passed away suddenly on December 16, 2017, at the age of 93.
He leaves his devoted children: his daughter Carol Martin and her husband, George of Wayland and his son David A. Burr and his wife, Ceslee of Burbank, CA. He also leaves his grandson Miles Malachi Burr whom he affectionately referred to as "My Boy", his brother Charles Burr of Franklin, MA, and several nieces and cousins.
Born in Framingham, Mr. Burr was a graduate of Framingham High School and Bentley College. He was a proud veteran having enlisted in the Seabees during WWII where he served in the Pacific. He was a past Master of Alpha Masonic Lodge in Framingham and member of the former Grace Congregational Church where he served as a Trustee. He spent countless summers at the Weirs on Lake Winnipesaukee, enjoyed playing golf and believed in supporting those less fortunate.
Mr. Burr was a Certified Life Underwriter (CLU) and worked for in the insurance industry for many years. He embraced his retirement by driving cross country several times and through all 48 continental states, spending time in South Carolina, Arizona and Nevada before settling in Burbank. He had a ready smile for all, a great sense of humor and was always ready for an adventure.
Mr. Burr is pre-deceased by his parents, Paul and Gladys (Rideout) Burr and his former wife, Angela (Colantonio) Burr.
A Celebration of Life was held in Burbank.
A Memorial service will be held at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, at NATICK COMMON, on MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018, at 11:00 AM. Visitation is from 10:00-11:00 AM.
Burial at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne was private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in P.T.'s name to The Pine Street Inn, or www.JustaPennyPlease.org
Anne T. (Langan) Herring 12/16/2017 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA / Medway,MA / Norwood,MA / Framingham,MA / Wellesley,MA
Anne T. (Langan) Herring 75, of Natick, died Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Medway Country Manor, in Medway. She was the beloved wife of the John F. Herring, Jr. sharing 52 years of marriage. Born and raised in Newton and a Natick resident for 48 years, the daughter of the late Michael Langan and Mary Anne (Courtney) Langan.
Anne was employed by John Hancock Insurance as a medical transcriber before the birth of her children and worked at Fannonâ€™s Liquors in Natick for over 20 years. She was devoted to her family and friends and enjoyed endless conversations with them over her lifetime. She enjoyed her trips to Foxwoods and Twin River Casino with her husband and her vacations to Europe, Bermuda, Cape Cod and the weekend yard/estate sales with her sister and niece.
She is survived by her husband, John F. Herring Jr., of Natick, her four children John F. Herring and his children, Brenna and Connor of Natick; Robert J. Herring and his son Shane; her daughter Marianne Forrest and her husband Paul and their children, Patrick, Paul and Caroline of Norwood; Patricia Finlay and her husband Ricky and their children Olivia and Robert of Framingham, her sister-in-law Betsy Herring of Westbrook, Maine as well as several nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by her sisters Mary Langan from Scituate, Priscilla McCoy from Plymouth, Evelyn Coughlin from Natick and was also the sister of the late Daniel, Peter and John and her beloved sister-in-law Agnes Langan. Anne was blessed to be the Godmother of Deborah (Coughlin) Linton and Thomas Langan, both from Natick.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral on Wednesday, December 20, 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 Church at 10:00 A.M.
Visiting hours are Tuesday, December 19th from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Interment Holyhood Cemetery, 584 Heath Street Brookline, Ma 02467
Expressions of sympathy may be made in Anne's memory to:
Compassionate Care Hospice
800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3100
Woburn, Ma 01801
Molly Lalla 12/16/2017 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Boston,MA / Framingham,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA / Roslindale,MA
Notice to follow.
Delores R. (Hellerman) Macasay 12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM Framingham,MA / Wayland,MA
FRAMINGHAM: Dolores R. (Hellerman) Macasay, 87 years old, a longtime resident of Framingham, died on December 4, 2017 at Golden Pond Assisted Living Community in Hopkinton, after a brief battle with cancer.
She was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 6, 1930 the daughter of the late Charles and Marian (Goran) Hellerman.
Dolores leaves behind her beloved husband of 67, years, Arthur Macasay. She was the mother of Ellen Stoppel and her husband Paul Stoppel of Wayland. Sister of Barbara Cymrot and her husband Allen Cymrot of Mountain View, CA. Also survived by her grandchildren Marie, Elise and Sam, her six great-grandchildren as well as many close family and friends.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 1;00 pm at Lakeview Cemetery, 80 Commonwealth Road (Rte. 30), Wayland.
In lieu of flowers, her family kindly suggests that memorial gifts in her memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
Faith L. (Green) Ramstrom 11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA / Framingham,MA / Cambridge,MA / Hingham,MA
Faith L. (Green) Ramstrom, aged 78, a resident of Natick and most recently of Hingham, died peacefully after complications of illness on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at the South Shore Hospital in South Weymouth.
Faith was born on October 28, 1939, in Cambridge, a daughter of the late Allan C. & Kaino T. Green formerly of Watertown. She was an avid gardener, thoroughly enjoyed art and painting. She loved the outdoors, exercise and traveling.
She was the beloved wife of 54 years to Robert Ramstrom; dedicated mother of Pamela Lorenzi & her husband David of Northborough, Donna McHugh & her husband Bill of Westwood and Eric Ramstrom & his wife Patricia of Natick. She was the loving grandmother of Tony, Victoria and Katy Lorenzi, Will McHugh and Gus, Tim and Maeve Ramstrom. She was the cherished sister of Laurence Green & his wife Judy, Robert Green and the late Allan Green & his surviving wife Beth. Dear sister-in-law to the late Albert Ramstrom & his wife Sherry. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, at NATICK COMMON, on Friday, November 17, 2017, from 4:00-8:00 PM.
Family and friends are invited to celebrate her life at her funeral service at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, at NATICK COMMON, on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM.
Interment services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Faith's memory may be made to The Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923, or The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.
Cuc T. Khuu 11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM Framingham,MA / Natick,MA
Cuc T. Khuu, age 84, of Framingham, died on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at the MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham.
Born in Cantho, Vietnam, she was the daughter of the late Ngoanh Khuu & Phung Nguyen.
Cuc was the beloved wife of the late Quang Chau; loving mother of Minh Hoang Chau, Kim Minh Chau, Kim Chi Chau, Minh Nhut Chau, Minh Tho Chau; loving grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of three.
A visitation period will be held at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, at NATICK COMMON, on Sunday, November 12, 2017, from 9:30-10:30 AM, followed by a Buddhist ceremony starting at 10:30 AM and completing at 12:15 PM.
Interment services will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood Street, South Natick.