Loren S. Goulding, 85, of Townsend. Passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Mr. Goulding was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, October 15, 1928, the son of Edward L. and Dorothy W. (Pierce) Goulding and resided in Townsend for most of his life.
He served his country in the United States Army in a post WW II capacity.
For twenty five years, Mr. Goulding co-owned and operated A & L Graphics in Leominster, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Townsend VFW and a former member of the AMVETS in Fitchburg. He enjoyed playing golf.
He leaves his wife of 24 years, Shirley (Brill) Giaccarini Goulding; three sons, Loren E. Goulding amd Dana A. Goulding both of Townsend, James S. Goulding of Pepperell; a daughter, Louise O. Siart of Alexandria, NH; a step son, Jeff Giaccarini of Mason, NH; twelve grandchildren, Lisa Siart, Christopher Siart, Sarah Herman, Tyler Goulding, Jordan Goulding, Darren Goulding, Dillon Goulding, Sabrina Goulding, Adam Goulding, Jason Campbell, Shelby Giaccarini and Danielle Thibeault.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Marilyn O. (Melanson) Goulding in July 1985, by his daughter, Joyce A. Campbell of Townsend in 2013, his granddaughter, Rebecca Campbell of Townsend and his stepdaughter, Debra L. Thibeault of Townsend who both passed in 2006.
Frank R. Millis
of Ayer, raised in Westford, Navy Vet; 83
Frank Russell Millis, of Ayer, died on Wednesday, August 24, 2014, at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer.
He was born in Westford on November 23, 1930, and was raised in Westford by his parents, Willard Nathaniel Millis and Ruth Margaret (Miller) Millis.
Frank enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the young age of 17. He proudly served during the Korean Conflict. Frank served aboard 13 ships as a radioman, transmitting international Morse Code in a highly classified work environment. During his 21 years of service, he was variously stationed in Newport, Rhode Island; San Diego, California; Yokohama, Japan; and Alexandria, Virginia.
He continued working for the U.S. Government at the US Post Office in Ayer and the Internal Revenue Service in Fitchburg. Frank was very proud to receive his GED at the age of 62.
He married Laurette (LeBlanc) Millis, in 1952 - they celebrated their 61st anniversary in November of 2013. Frank and Laurette had a daily ritual of eating breakfast at various local restaurants. One was rarely seen without the other. Frank, known for his sense of humor, had the ability to life anyone's spirits. He purchased numerous lottery tickets always hoping to win "the big one".
Frank (also called "Russ" of "Ga") is survived by his wife, Laurette; daughter, Sandra; grandson, Yuri; great-grandson, Jayden, and granddaughter, Jillian. He is also mourned by his Navy buddy, Bob.
of Lunenburg, MA; 99
Wilfred Hebert, 99 of Lunenburg, MA. passed away Saturday January 31, 2015 in Health Alliance Leominster Hospital.
He was born on September 8, 1915 in Brewer, Maine, the son of Joseph and Mary (Langtine) Hebert. He lived in Shirley and Lunenburg for most of his life. In 1942 he enlisted in the U.S. Army during WW2, and served with the 455th Amphibion Truck Company. He participated in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Campaign and received a Bronze Star during his service. He was honorably discharged in 1945. Wilfred worked as a paving contractor for Russo Construction for many years before his retirement.
He was a member of the American Legion in Shirley, MA. and a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars in Townsend, MA. He was an avid fisherman, enjoying both deep sea and fresh water fishing. He also loved his vegetable garden.
He is survived by his two sons, Robert M. Hebert of Lunenburg, MA., and Wilfred Hebert Jr. of Palmdale, Claifornia, two sisters, Donna L. Goldsmith and husband Stephen of Hubbardston, MA., and Sally A. Hebert of Adams, MA., five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren along with several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his wife Ruth M. (McGinnis) Hebert in 1990, four brothers and three sisters.