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Obituary: Ethel M. Smith

SMITH, Ethel M. Of Carlisle, July 10. Devoted wife of Ret. Brigadier General David H. Smith. Visitation at Bedford Funeral Home, 167 Great Rd., BEDFORD, on Sun., July 13, from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Memorial Mass on Mon., St. Irene's Church, Carlisle, at 11 A.M. Complete notice on Sun. and details at
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Obituary: Paul C. Macdonnell

MacDonnell, Paul C. Of Carlisle July 6, 2014. Devoted father of Heather Tavolieri & her husband Joe of Sudbury. Loving grandfather of Madison and Abigail Tavolieri of Sudbury. Brother of Patricia Garber & her husband Fred of Mansfield, OH, Elizabeth MacDonnell of Watertown, Rosemary Sullivan Brown and her husband Gerald of Hingham, David MacDonnell & his wife Marilou of McLean, VA, Philip MacDonnell & his wife Joanne of Phoenix, AZ and the late Arthur J. MacDonnell. Former husband of Marilyn K. (Kelley) MacDonnell of Marlborough. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Stanton Funeral Home 786 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt 16) WATERTOWN on Saturday at 8 A.M. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church Watertown at 9 ...
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Obituary: Nancy Garden

GARDEN, Nancy (1938-2014), prolific author of over thirty books for young people including ANNIE ON MY MIND, one of the first novels for teenagers about two young girls who fall in love, died June 23 at her home in Carlisle, Massachusetts, at the age of 76. With her was her lifelong partner, Sandy Scott. Garden and Scott were married in 2004 when same-sex marriage was legalized in their home state of Massachusetts Garden won many awards for her work. Among them was the Robert B. Downs for intellectual Freedom Award in 2000. In 2003 she received the Margaret A. Edwards award, honoring her significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature. She became an ardent proponent of individual rights especially ...
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