Elizabeth R. (Needham) Shaw

Jun 30, 2023


Elizabeth “Beth” Shaw died peacefully in her sleep in Groton, Massachusetts on June 30, 2023 at age 81.  Beth was the daughter of the late Clifford and Rauha “Betty” Needham, and the sister of the late Robert “Bert” Needham.

Beth Shaw loved people.  Most certainly, she loved her husband of 56 years Robert “Bob” Shaw, her daughters: Jordana, Rebecca...

Michael Kent Johnson

Jun 23, 2023


Michael K. Johnson, 74, of Guilford, CT, passed away unexpectedly while visiting with his son, Ryan J. Johnson in Harvard, MA.  Mike was the son of the late Jackie Johnson and Shirley Johnson. He leaves his wife of 52 years, Annalee Johnson.

Mike loved to sing, travel, and spend time with family and his church congregation.  He was a...

Edward Conrad Reifenstein, III

Jun 22, 2023

Edward Conrad Reifenstein, III, ”Ted”, 85, died on June 22, 2023 at his apartment in Acton, Massachusetts after a year of declining health. Ted was born in Syracuse NY to Dr. Edward Conrad Reifenstein Jr. and Esther Tilden Reifenstein (later Bush). He spent his childhood in Newton, MA, Oklahoma City, OK and New Rochelle, NY. As an undergraduate at Williams...

Mary Ann (Shevil) Catalanotto

Jun 20, 2023


Mary Anne (Shevil) Catalanotto age 95 and long-time Littleton resident passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at her residence.  She was the wife of the late Louis George Catalanotto who died in 2019.

Born in Granville, New York on February 5, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Gabriel and Mary Ann (Navrocky) Shevil.

Raised and educated...

James "Jim" Bruce Adelson

Jun 20, 2023

              Harvard resident, avid cyclist and hiker, oriental rug collector

James “Jim” Adelson, 70, of Harvard, died unexpectedly at his home on June 20th, 2023. His loved ones will dearly miss such a thoughtful individual, a great listener, and a man devoted to his family. His kindness, compassion, and caring was felt by...

Joyce Ann Dressel

Jun 17, 2023


Joyce Ann Dressel, of Littleton Massachusetts, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by family and loved ones on June 17, 2023. She was 75 years old.

Joyce was born on September 15, 1947 in St. Louis MO, to Walter Williams and Helen Williams. The oldest of five children, she spent her teen years helping care for her siblings,...

Barbara Ann Field

Jun 13, 2023


Barbara Ann Field, 85 of Littleton, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 surrounded by her family.

Born in North Adams, Massachusetts on January 29, 1938 Barbara was the daughter to the late John J., and Mary E. (Röedel) Shaw.  She attended Saint Joseph High School in North Adams and then enrolled into Saint Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing...

Lee H. Dearborn, Sr.

Jun 12, 2023

Lee H. Dearborn, Sr. peacefully left us on Monday, June 12, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. He was 72 years old. Lee was born on February 19, 1951, in Brockton, Massachusetts and raised in Lexington, Massachusetts by his late parents Frank and Emily (Osgood) Dearborn.Lee was the loving husband of Anna (Pasciuto) Dearborn for 51 years and resided in...

AnnMarie Giaquinto

May 30, 2023

AnnMarie "Annie" Giaquinto of Quincy, MA passed away unexpectedly at the age of 42 years young on May 30th 2023.

A loving mother to her daughter Sophia. Beloved daughter of Angelo and the late Marie Giaquinto. Dear sister of Jennine Lesser and her husband Christopher, Marissa Abrams and her husband Brian, Joseph Giaquinto, Christine Fortier and her husband Travis,...

Caroline L. (Raffi) Cummins

May 28, 2023

Caroline L. (Raffi) Cummins, 94, of Littleton, MA passed away peacefully at Emerson Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late James Cummins, Jr. who passed away in 2021.

Caroline, originally from Somerville, met her late husband James J. Cummins, Jr. at Long Lake in Littleton, MA, where their families had summer homes. They made...