Mary E. (Rybicki) Bishop, 91, of Framingham
FRAMINGHAM - Mary E. (Rybicki) Bishop, 91, of Framingham, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2001.
She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Bishop.
She leaves her niece, Johanna Doyle of Moscow, Idaho.
She was the sister of the late Johanna Ritzmann of New York.
A funeral Mass will be held Thursday, Nov. 29, at 10 a.m., at St. George Church, School St., Framingham.
Interment will follow at Edgell Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick Manor, 863 Central St., Framingham, MA 01701.
Rena Yvonne (Scott) Bligh, 101, of Scottsdale, Ariz.
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. - Rena Yvonne (Scott) Bligh, 101, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, in Scottsdale.
Born in Saco, Maine, she was the wife of the late Thomas Bligh.
She graduated valedictorian of her eighth-grade class in 1913, but did not receive her high school diploma until she was 75 years old. She began college at the age of 76, and worked most of her life as a practical nurse.
She leaves two daughters, Shirley Bligh of New York, and Jeanne B. Reichenbacher and her husband, Frank, of Scottsdale, Ariz. and daughter-in-law, Ruth Bligh of Framingham; two sisters, Rachel Lahar and Jeannette Arsenault, both of Yarmouth, Maine; and five grandchildren, Kathy Swiderski, Frank, Terri and Thomas Reichenbacher and Stephen Bligh.
She was the mother of the late Lawrence and Richard Bligh.
Services were held Sunday, Feb. 3, at Messinger Indian School Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale.
Gertrude M. Boulay, 88, of Marlborough
MARLBOROUGH - Gertrude M. (Hersey) Johnson Boulay, 88, died unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at the Marlborough Hospital after being stricken ill at her home.
She was the wife of the late Armand Boulay Sr., who died in 2000.
Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Warren E. and Hilda M. (Fogelstrom) Hersey. She lived in Marlborough most of her life.
She was a member of the First Church Congregational in Marlborough. She was employed by the former Diamond Shoe Co., Dennison Manufacturing, and the Bali Co. She also worked as the head waitress at the Marlborough Country Club, The Wildwood, the former Canteen and Wreck Lounge, all in Marlborough.
Mrs. Boulay was a devoted animal lover and a member of the MSPCA. She was an avid knitter and bingo player.
She leaves two sons, Donald E. Johnson of Marlborough and Robert A. Johnson of Oklahoma.
The funeral will be held Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m. in the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home, 95 West Main St., Marlborough. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery.
Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Monday, Dec. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The family requests memorial contributions in her memory be made to Angel Memorial Hospital, Gift Giving Program, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130.
John J. Bradley, 68, of Framingham
FRAMINGHAM - John J. Bradley, 68, of Framingham, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001, at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
He was the husband of Janice (Walsh) Bradley for 36 years.
Born in Brookline, he was the son of the late Stephen M. and Evelyn (Sullivan) Bradley. He was a resident of Framingham for 40 years.
He was a graduate of Brookline High School and received degrees from both Northeastern and Framingham State College. He was employed as an electrical engineer for the Honeywell Corporation for more than 30 years until his retirement in 1988. He served with the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was also a member of St. Bridget's Church in Framingham.
Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters, Jill Barrett and her husband, Chris, of Medway and Jacquelyn Bradley of Marlborough; two sisters, Mary Murray and her husband, Thomas, of Florida and Julia Rogers of Florida; four grandchildren, Alexandre, Evan, Nicholas, and Jessica.
He was the brother of the late Stephen Bradley of Brookline and the late Daniel Bradley of Norwood.
A funeral will be held Friday, Nov. 2, at 8 a.m., from the Wadsworth-Chiappini Funeal Home, 318 Union Ave., Framingham, followed by a funeral Mass, at 9 a.m., at St. Bridget's Church, Worcester Road (Rte. 9), Framingham.
Burial will take place in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.
Visiting hours will be Thursday, Nov. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorial Donations may be made to the American Lung Association of Middlesex County, 5 Mountain Road, Burlington, MA 01803 or to the Parkinson's Foundation c/o Massachusetts General Hospital, ACC 835, Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114.
Aaron M. Brenner, 88, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
FRAMINGHAM - Aaron M. Brenner, 88, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at Oak Knoll Health Care Center following a short illness.
He was the husband of Helen (Kossman) Brenner of Framingham. They were married for 57 years.
Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Kenneth Brenner and his wife, Maxine, and Leonard Brenner and his wife, Leslie, all of Framingham; a daughter, Phyllis Coburn and her husband, David, of Potomac, Md.; and nine grandchildren, Charles Brenner, Richard Janecek, Sheryl Brenner, Judith Janecek, Avi Coburn, Chanit Brenner, Eric Brenner, Brian Coburn and Seth Coburn.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01702 or Temple Beth Am, 300 Pleasant St., Framingham, MA 01701.
Shiva will be observed today, at 6:30 p.m., at the home of Len and Leslie Brenner, 42 McAdams Road, Framingham.
Ilona Clymas, of New York City
NEW YORK CITY - Ilona Clymas, of New York City, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001.
She was the wife of the late Louis Clymas.
She leaves a son and daughter-in-law, George and Anita Clymas of Framingham; two grandchildren, Julie Krasker of Newton and Frederick Clymas of Chester, Conn.; and four great-grandchildren.
Services are to be held in New York.
Calling hours are Thursday, Nov. 29, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday, Nov. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the residence of George Clymas.
Mary C. Combs, 79, of Sudbury
SUDBURY - Mary C. Combs, 79, of Sudbury, died unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham.
She was the wife of Carl E. Combs, who died in 1977.
Born in Duquesne, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Gertrude (Haig) Meyer. She was raised and educated in Pennsylvania and was a resident of Sudbury for the past 43 years.
She was a graduate of the Braddock Hospital School of Nursing in Pennsylvania and was formerly employed in the Washington, D.C. area. Mrs. Combs was very active in the community as a mother of seven children and was an especially devoted member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish over the years. She enjoyed crafts such as sewing and knitting and was involved in the quilting guild of her church. Her family and friends have noted that her activities and loyalties regarding her church were numerous.
She leaves six children, Mary Catherine Gendreau of Oak Creek, Wis., Frances Kinsman-Smith of Medway, Carl E. Combs Jr. of Bolton, Joan L. DiPalma of Milford, N.H., Martha A. Wilson of Stow and Barbara C. Williams of Antrim, N.H.; her siblings, John H. Meyer of New Mexico, Florence Kenny of Pittsburgh, Pa., Sr. Jacqueline Meyer C.D.P. of Kingston, and Catherine C. Meyer Prosser of Pennsylvania; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was the mother of the late Matthew James Combs and the sister of the late Monsignor Joseph A. Meyer, Ambrose Meyer, Gertrude Malone and Albert Meyer.
A funeral service will be conducted Friday, Dec. 14, at 8 a.m., from the Duckett-J.S. Waterman and Sons Funeral Home, 656 Boston Post Road, (Rte. 20), Sudbury, followed by a funeral Mass, at 9 a.m., at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 160 Concord Road, Sudbury.
Visiting hours will be Thursday, Dec. 13, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Interment will be in New Town Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Donald L. Clark, 74, formerly of Natick
NATICK - Donald L. Clark, 74, formerly of Natick, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2001, in Richmond, Va., following a long illness.
Born in Wellesley, he was the son of the late William and Ida (Condron) Clark.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.
Prior to his retirement, he was a heavy equipment operator for Perini Corporation and O.B. Hill.
He is survived by five children, Donna Harris of Lanesboro, John Clark and his wife, Linda, of Hopatcong, N.J., Joanne Clark of Framingham, Peter Clark and his wife, Susan, of Natick, and Timothy Clark and his wife, Colleen, of Mesa, Ariz.; two sisters, Muriel Feeley of Newark, Vt., and Betty Hoyte of Milford, Va.; one brother, William Clark of Altemonte, Fla.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral, under the direction of the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home at Natick Common, will be private.