Patricia Crane Sinsigalli
Aug 18, 1932 - Feb 19, 2024
Patricia (Crane) Sinsigalli passed on to a better, more peaceful life on February 19, 2024 at the age of 91 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She leaves behind her 5 children, Bill Sinsigalli and his wife Jenny of Fairfield CT, Linda Sinsigalli and her wife Gail Watkins of Sutton MA, Mary Pinto and her husband Fran of Haymarket VA, Nancy Nardone of Westbrook CT, Susan DeBauge and her husband Matt of Lansing KS, and her sister Gloria Likert of Florida. Patricia also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. Her ex-husband Anthony predeceased her in 2008. Most of her life was dedicated to raising her children. She worked as a real estate agent for a few years before retiring. Pat loved spending time on Cape Cod in Eastham, going on trips with her good friends, reading and antiquing. In her most recent years, Alzheimer’s robbed her of many things but she never lost that sparkle when she heard music playing. And when she got a hug, her smile warmed your heart. Our family would like to thank the staff at the Notre Dame Long Term Care Facility and Notre Dame Hospice of Worcester, MA for the wonderful care and kindness they showed her for many years. We would also like to thank our dear family and friends that drove up from Connecticut to visit her when they could. We know in our hearts that the bond of their love never diminished even if she could no longer express it. Visitation will be held at Leete-Stevens Funeral Home, 61 South Rd. in Enfield, CT on Sunday Feb. 25, 2024 from 2 - 4 PM. A funeral service will be held at 10 AM. Monday Feb. 26, 2024 at Leete-Stevens. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s King St. cemetery in Enfield. Donations in Patricia’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Assn. at https://act.alz.org To share online condolences, please visit www.Leetestevens.com
Donald R. Bailey
Sep 21, 1957 - Feb 19, 2024
Southbridge – Donald R. Bailey, 66, of South St., passed away on Monday, Feb. 19th, in UMass Memorial Hospital, University Campus, Worcester, after recent motor vehicle accident.He leaves Deborah Bailey and her husband Kike Rodriguez of Southbridge and Diane Trombley of Columbus, GA, who were his caregivers. He also leaves two brothers, two sisters and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters. Donald was born in Southbridge the son of Clarence E. and Constance M. (Desourdy) Bailey. He served honorably in the United States Army. Donald worked for 10 years as a school maintenance worker prior to retiring. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles as well as the Improved Order of Red Men. Donald enjoyed playing cards, trips to the casino and playing on local pool leagues. He was a kind person who loved to help others.A funeral Mass for Donald will be held on Friday, Feb. 23rd, at 11:00 am in St. Mary’s Church of the St. John Paul II Parish, 243 Hamilton St., Southbridge. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours.
George J. Monfreda
Jun 15, 1961 - Feb 16, 2024
"JEFFERSON- George J. Monfreda, age 62, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 16, 2024 at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester surrounded by his loving family and friends. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late George and Judith A. (Bruso) Monfreda. George grew up in Worcester, where he graduated with the class of 1979 from North High School. He went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Worcester State College then soon after his master’s degree in psychology from Assumption College. He worked at Memorial Hospital for 35 years in various roles including orderly and mental health worker. He decided to further his education and earned a degree in Nursing. For the past 10 years he was a nurse at Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital. George loved to tell a good joke. Making people smile came easy to him. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and cheered for all the Boston teams as well. He was a voracious reader. He enjoyed all forms of entertainment, from his extensive music collection to Broadway plays. George loved dogs and was eager to engage with them. He was a very religious man and was a long-time member of St. Mary’s Church. Above all, he loved to spend time with his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Susan (Bonadio) Monfreda; his son, James Monfreda of Jefferson; and his best friend Brian Patenaude of Rutland as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and many other close and valued friends. He is predeceased by his daughter, Jordan Elizabeth Monfreda, who passed away in 2003. George’s family would like to thank the dedicated nurses and staff at the ACC Cancer Center for their loving care for the past four years. They would also like to extend their thanks to the loving care that the CCU nurses and team provided during this difficult time. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with George’s family from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Sunday, February 25th, at Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 am on Monday, February 26th, at St. Mary’s Church, 114 Princeton St., Jefferson. Interment will follow at Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.milesfuneralhome.com"
Cynthia Ann Shaw
Apr 02, 1958 - Feb 17, 2024
Cynthia Ann (Leslie) Shaw, 65, of Worcester, formerly of Templeton, Maynard and Lincoln died on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester, surrounded by family.She is survived by her beloved children, Chris Shaw of Sterling and Amanda Shaw and her wife Kristine of Worcester; her beautiful grandchildren Kaleigh and Brayden Shaw; and Alana Bonilla, her loving siblings, Paul Leslie, Jr., Peter Leslie, Betsy Olivo and her husband Tom, and Mary Leslie; the loving mothers of her grandchildren Karen Mitzcavitch and Laura Shaw. She is also survived by her dog, Penny, who has brought her great joy and companionship and many nieces and nephews, cousins, and dear friends.Born on April 2, 1958, in Concord, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Elizabeth (Lips) Leslie and the mother of the late Julie Shaw, her little angel in heaven that she is reunited with. She was also preceded in death by Michelle Art, longtime companion of her brother Paul.Cynthia attended Lincoln Public Schools and Lincoln Sudbury Regional Highschool. She attended Becker College in Worcester and Fitchburg State College where she received a degree in Social Work. Upon her graduation, she embarked on a career with the Massachusetts Department of Correction at MCI Framingham. Her career spanned over 30 years. At the time of her retirement, she was the highest ranking Lieutenant. She was very devoted to her job and treated all who she was surrounded by with care and compassion.Cynthia’s greatest gift in life was her love for her children and grandchildren. She was very involved in scouts with her son, guiding and walking beside him to reach the level of Eagle Scout. She was deeply honored that her son enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, was deployed overseas, and that he followed in her footsteps by working for the department. She loved seeing her daughter participate in dance in her early years and various sports and clubs during high school. She was honored to see her daughter serve in the Army National Guard. She was very proud of the career path her daughter took by serving others as a Social Worker. Her grandchildren, Kaleigh, Brayden and Alana, felt the light of her love over the years. They were her world, and will forever treasure the unbreakable bond with their Grammy.Affectionately known to her siblings as “Sis”, “Sissy”, or “Sissy-Sassy”, she loved and deeply cared for them and enjoyed talking about the memories when they were younger. Cynthia will be remembered as a hardworking, genuine, loving lady. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.Family and friends are invited to gather for visiting hours at Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, Concord Center on Friday, February 23rd from 3 to 7 pm, concluding with a time of remembrance. Cynthia’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 24th at 9 am in St. Bernard’s Church at Holy Family Parish, 12 Monument Square, Concord Center. To attend the Mass remotely via church live stream, please click here. Burial will be private.In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to NEADS World Class Service Dogs, P.O. Box 1100, Princeton, MA 01541, an organization that Cynthia was a passionate supporter of.Arrangements are entrusted to Dee Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Concord.
David W. Sadick
Jan 24, 1925 - Feb 18, 2024
"WORCESTER - David W. Sadick, 99, died peacefully on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at UMASS Memorial Medical Center, University Campus, surrounded by the loving presence of his family. A lifelong resident of Worcester, David was the son of Moses and Sara (Jacobson) Sadick. After graduating from Classical High, David served as Staff Sergeant during World War II, working in Army ordnance, repairing tanks in England and France. Later in life, he would proudly wear his World War II Veterans hat. He earned his degree in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, thanks to the GI Bill. He married his college sweetheart, Worcester native and Smith College graduate Nancy (Nore) Sadick, in 1949, and they soon settled in Worcester, where he worked as a construction engineer on some of the city’s biggest developments. When the tornado of 1953 devastated the region, he took a leave from his work to help his father-in-law, who ran a public insurance adjusting business. It was the start of a new career for David, who soon founded Sadick Public Adjusters, Inc. In his role there, David represented thousands of clients throughout the Worcester region and was known for his expertise and integrity. He was getting calls for advice on his Apple Watch even after his 99th birthday. David was Master of Level Lodge of Ancient Free \u0026amp; Accepted Masons in 1967 and remained active throughout his life. He was also a lifelong member of Temple Emanuel Sinai in Worcester. David and Nancy raised their family in Worcester, and were adored parents, grandparents and great-grandparents, and regularly hosted gatherings for friends and relatives. David will be lovingly missed, and forever remembered, by his children, Barbara Sadick and husband, Kenneth Goldman of Portsmouth, NH; Carol Sadick of New York City; Michael Sadick and wife, Nancy Halpin-Sadick of Fuquay Varina, NC; and Jonathan Sadick and wife, Anne of Holden, MA. Widely agreed to be Best Grandfather Ever, he is missed by his beloved grandchildren, Stephanie Hanes, Benjamin Sadick and wife, Hyemi Ha, Jessica Sadick and husband, Thomas Woulfe, and Scott Sadick and wife, Molly, as well as four great-grandchildren, Madeline Wilson, Lydia Wilson, Jennifer Sadick and Ella Sadick. He is also remembered by his sisters Ruth (Sadick) Rubin and Shirley Ann (Sadick) Friend. He was predeceased by his cherished wife of 68 years, Nancy (Nore) Sadick in 2018. He was also predeceased by his brother, Alvin, as well as sisters, Madelyn (Sadick) Levinson and Phyllis (Sadick) Manko. Family and friends will gather to honor David’s remarkable life at a Funeral Service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21 at Temple Emanuel Sinai, 661 Salisbury Street in Worcester. Interment will follow at B’nai Brith Cemetery, 55 St. John’s Road, Worcester. Memorial Observance will be announced. Arrangements are under the care of Miles Funeral Home of Holden. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Temple Emanuel Sinai, the Angel Fund at Level Lodge, or a charity of your choice."
Sister Harriet Cutting
Died : Feb 16, 2024
Sister Harriet Cutting, 89, of Notre Dame du Lac, Worcester, died Friday, February 16, 2024. Sister Harriet was born in Waltham, Mass., daughter of Harry B. and Mary Anne (Zschau) Cutting. She graduated from Waltham High School, and Framingham State Teachers College, before entering the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1961 as Sister Harriet Christine. She later earned Master’s degree in Education at the University of Conn. and Pastoral Ministry at Fairfield University in Conn. Sister was an elementary school teacher at Notre Dame affiliated schools from 1963 to 1975, including St. Mary’s in Lynn, Mass. and Star of the Sea School in Marblehead, Mass. In 1975, Sister Harriet began a 40-year ministry in Catholic parishes in New Hampshire. She was the Director of Religious Education at St. Joseph Parish in Salem, N.H. where she had previously taught in its school, and later St. Thomas More Parish in Durham, N.H. She was the D.R.E. and Pastoral Associate at St. Patrick Parish in Milford, N.H. and St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Meredith, N.H. She completed her ministry at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Concord, N.H. before retiring in 2015 to Notre Dame du Lac in Worcester. Sister Harriet was predeceased by two sisters, Miriam S. Heffernon and Helen T. Tibbetts, and two brothers, John and Robert M. Cutting. She leaves several nieces, nephews and cousins, and her sisters in religion, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Sister Harriet’s funeral will be held Friday, February 23, in the Notre Dame du Lac Chapel, 555 Plantation St., Worcester, with a visitation period at 1 p.m. followed by Sharing of Memories at 1:30 p.m. and a Mass at 2 p.m. Burial will be private at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Turners Falls, Mass. In lieu of flowers for her funeral, Sister Harriet suggested that friends plant something in the place of one’s choice in her memory or make a donation to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 351 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149. To to the family or in memory of Sister Harriet Cutting, SNDdeN, please
George T. Sedares
Jul 10, 1937 - Feb 18, 2024
WORCESTER – George T. Sedares, 86, of Worcester, died Sunday, February 18, 2024 at Rose Monahan Hospice, Worcester. His wife of 41 years, Julia (Mosiejczuk) Sedares, died in 2015. He leaves a sister, Lillian Teso of Belmont, sisters-in-law Eleanor Sedares of Worcester and Halina Michajlow of Worcester, many nieces and nephews, and his dear friends, the Richter Family of Shrewsbury. He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas J. Sedares, and his brother-in-law George Teso. He was born in Worcester, son of James and Harriet (Lamb) Sedares. He graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso. George was a police officer for the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles and later a Mass State Trooper. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Newport News. He was honorably discharged in 1960. He was a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Shrewsbury. He enjoyed all kinds of music, watching Boston sports teams and watching his nephews play sports. He loved cats, making homemade Margaritas and entertaining his family with jokes and singing songs. Recently, he loved cruising in his red convertible. A funeral service will be held Friday, February 23 at 11:00 am at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 34 Gold St., Shrewsbury. A calling hour will be held from 10-11:00 am prior to the service at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Worcester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Nicholas Building Fund, c/o St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 34 Gold St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545 (stnicholaschurch.org), or Worcester Animal Rescue League (worcesterarl.org). Arrangements are in the care of Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave, Worcester.
John J. Carney
Sep 08, 1946 - Feb 15, 2024
WORCESTER-John J. "Jack" Carney, 77, of Worcester, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 15, surrounded by his loving family.He leaves his children, Michael P. Carney and his wife Roseann, Colleen M. Carney, Kerriann M. Carney, John P. Carney, and Christine M. Carney; his grandchildren, Riley Ann Lapierre, Ryan P. Carney, Michaela C. Carney, Sierra A. Bourke, Aidan M. Carney, and Emmett M. Lapierre; lifelong friends James McNamara and Patricia Willar, great grandchildren, sisters-and-brothers in law, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.John was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen M. (Stubbert) Carney, his brother, Howard Carney, his daughter, Theresa Carney, and his parents, Howard and Theresa (Ford) Carney, and many friends and family members.John served as a Eucharistic Minister for many years as his faith was very important to him. He enjoyed being in the sun, especially at the beach, trips to the casino, and spending time with his family and friends. He was in the Ironworkers Union for over 50 years.Words cannot express how greatly John’s family and friends will miss him, his stories, and his sense of humor.A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, February 24 at 11am in Immaculate Conception Church, 353 Grove St. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org
Charles H. Perry
Jan 01, 1933 - Feb 16, 2024
Charles H. Perry, age 90, passed away peacefully at the Westview Healthcare Center on February 16, 2024, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Charlie was a devoted husband to his wife Ruth who passed away in 2020 after 62 years of marriage. He is survived by his two sons James and his wife Deborah, Robert and his wife Joyce, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Charlie was born in Worcester, MA to Roger and Marion Perry. After graduating from Commerce High School in Worcester, he earned a bachelor’s degree in wood technology from Michigan State University. He spent his professional career working as an engineer and retired from Superwinch in Putnam, CT. Early in his life, Charlie served his country in the Naval Reserves. He was a lifelong avid photographer and the founder of the Quinebaug Valley Photography Club. Charlie loved a good deal and often frequented the local yard sales in order to find a bargain. Calling hours are respectfully omitted and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice in Charlie’s memory.
Sep 03, 1944 - Feb 16, 2024
Donna Gelineau, 79, died Friday, February 16, 2024 at St.Vincent Hospital with her loving family at her side. Mrs. Gelineau was born September 3, 1944 in Worcester, MA. She is the daughter of the late Alfred and the late Loretta (Laramee) Buron. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Thomas "Chico" Gelineau , one daughter: Patricia Gelineau and her husband Michael Palozej of Dudley. Two sons: John Gelineau and his wife Tracy of Charlton and Earl Gelineau and his wife Jennifer of South Kingston, RI She is blessed with five grandchildren Edward Socha jr., Jessica Gelineau, Jacob Gelineau, Nicholas Gelineau and Lillyahna palozej. She was employed by Ethan Allen for 15 years as an Upholster. Previously she worked at Mammoth Mart and Park and Shop in Dudley. Retiring in 2000. She enjoyed camping with Tommy and the family and reading . occasional trip to the casino. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 am on Thursday, February 22 at St. Anthony Of Padua Church, 24 Dudley Hill Rd., Dudley,Burial will follow in St.Anthony Of Padua Cemetery, Webster . Calling hours will be Wednesday February 21 from 5 to 8 PM at Bartel Funeral Home, 33 Schofield Avenue, Dudley. The family strongly suggests donations to NSTA Spasmodic Torticollis Association website is cdtorticollis.org .