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Esther Kaplan Braun

Mar 4, 1926 - Nov 26, 2022

Esther Althea Kaplan Braun was born on March 4, 1926, to Annie Sabin Levenson and Jacob Joseph    Kaplan of Dorchester, MA. She was their fourth child and only daughter. Her original middle name was “Alma,” which she did not like and later changed to Althea in honor of her dear maternal grandmother, Esther Alta. …

Dorothy Fay Lux

Sep 3, 1942 - Nov 26, 2022

Dorothy Fay (Goetz) Lux, 80, recently of Concord, MA, formerly of Waldwick, NJ passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022.  She was the wife of the late Joseph Lux and sister of the late Carol Cleaver. She is survived by her daughter Janice Lux Moritz, son-in-law Keith Moritz and her grandsons Alexander, and Maxwell Moritz all of…

Julie McTigue Trant

Oct 7, 1959 - Nov 21, 2022

Julie McTigue Trant, age 63 and resident of Concord, MA passed away peacefully on Monday, November 21, 2022, following a courageous battle with cancer.  She was the devoted and loving wife of 39 years to James E. Trant.Julie was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, to the late William H. and Ruth Kay (Proper) McTigue.  Following her…

Michael Dundorf

Feb 7, 1941 - Nov 15, 2022

Michael Dundorf, age 81, of Methuen formerly of Carlisle passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. He was the husband of Jeanne (Despres) Reynolds of Methuen and the late Caryl A. (Markowicz) Dundorf.Born in Teaneck, New Jersey on February 7, 1941, he was the son of the…

Marguerite M. (Foshay) Rafuse

May 16, 1927 - Nov 15, 2022

Marguerite Myrtle (Foshay) Rafuse age 95 and resident of Concord, MA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.    Born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 16, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Purdy and Margaret (Pizzano) Foshay.  Margo’s early formative years were spent on her grandparent’s farm in Jemseg, New Brunswick, Canada. …

Chester Francis Sadlow

Nov 29, 1924 - Nov 15, 2022

Chester Francis Sadlow age 97 and long-time resident of Concord passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at Care One in Concord.  He was the husband of the late Eleanor Margaret (Buckle) Sadlow who died in 2018 after being married for 70 years.Chet was born in Adams, Massachusetts on November 29, 1924, he proudly served in…

Thomas Martin Payette

Aug 9, 1932 - Nov 12, 2022

Thomas M. Payette, FAIA, the renowned Cambridge architect, and founder of Payette Associates, passed away on November 12, 2022, at the age of 90.  Tom was born in 1932 to Robert and Mary Kay (Martin) Payette.Tom was an amazing man, a devoted husband of 68 years to Ginny, and a wonderful father.  His loves were his family, architecture,…

Richard Ewing Pleasants

Jan 28, 1947 - Nov 8, 2022

Richard (Dick) Ewing Pleasants, a giant of the New England music scene for nearly five decades, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 8 after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease.Born on January 28,1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, Dick was the third of four children born to Helen Ewing Pleasants and Richard Rundle Pleasants. He spent his childhood…

Edward T.P. Lee

Nov 27, 1936 - Nov 4, 2022

Edward Lee, 85, passed away peacefully on November 4th.  Born in Shanghai, China, Edward spent most of his childhood years in Hong Kong before leaving for the University of Sydney in Australia. After obtaining his degree, Edward came to the United States where he obtained a PhD in Physics at the University of Oklahoma.Edward moved to…

Karen Frances (Sadlow) Peterson

Feb 1, 1950 - Nov 3, 2022

Karen Frances (Sadlow) Peterson age 72 of Maynard formerly of Concord passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at her residence following a lengthy illness.  She was the wife of Alan W. “Pete” Peterson.Born in Concord on February 1, 1950, she was the daughter of Chester F. Sadlow of Concord and the late Eleanor Margaret (Buckle)…