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Obituary: Ethel Clifford Garrett

Garrett, Ethel Clifford Of Lexington, August 5, 2014. Wife of the late Harry Leigh Garrett. Known to all as "Cliffie", she is survived by her brother, George Clifford Jr. of Aiken So. Carolina and her three children, Jeffrey Garrett of Yarmouth MA, Bruce Garrett of Salt Lake City, UT, and Joan Garrett of Pt. Richmond, CA. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Jennifer Grant, Corey Garrett, Elizabeth Garrett Robbins, Jared Garrett, and Emma Garrett. A graveside service was held on Friday August 8, 2014 in Belmont Cemetery. For complete obituary and guestbook, please visit www.joycefuneralhome.com.
Hanscom Air Force Base - Hanscom News
Hanscom Air Force Base - Hanscom News
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Obituary: Edna Mary Pehrson

PEHRSON, Edna Mary (Black) Of Lexington, Aug. 9, 2014. Wife of Clifford K. Pehrson. Mother of Anne M. Pehrson of Lexington, David A. Pehrson of FL, Mark J. Pehrson of Andover, and the late Clifford K. Pehrson Jr. Edna is also survived by 3 grandchildren, Jennifer, Matthew, and Jillene. A Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20 at St. Brigid Church, 2001 Mass. Ave., Lexington at 10am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Private interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Douglass Funeral HomeLexington 781-862-1800www.douglassfh.com
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Obituary: John Woodland Hastings

Hastings, John Woodland "Woody" John Woodland "Woody" Hastings, 87 died at his home on August 6, 2014 due to pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Seaford, Delaware on March 24, 1927, he was the son of the late Vaughan A. Hastings and Katherine Anne Stevens. At age ten Woody joined the Cathedral of St John the Divine boys' choir in New York. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1947 and received his doctorate in 1951 from Princeton University working on bioluminescence and cell physiology. Hastings was a leader in the field of bioluminescence and was a founder in the field of circadian biology. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University from 1951-1953, then accepted a faculty position at Northwestern University ...
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Obituary: Ann Elizabeth Murphy

MURPHY, Ann Elizabeth Of Groton, formerly of Lexington and Arlington, July 19, 2014. Beloved wife of John "Jay" V. Murphy. Sister of William Roberts Jr. of Reading, PA, and Kathryn Abramczyk of Lancaster, PA. Aunt of Andrew Abramczyk, Susan Polmyer and her husband Stephen, Elizabeth Roberts, Grant Murphy, Courtney Tivnan, and Patrick Tivnan. Ann worked as a Teacher and Nursery School Director for 26 years, her last place of employment was at Trinity Covenant Preschool in Lexington. She was involved in a leadership role at the Pepperell Christian Fellowship, and a Member of Grace Chapel in Lexington. A Prayer Warrior, Ann was an Encourager to all she came into contact with. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held Saturday ...
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Potato Salad and Crowdfunding Virality

Kickstarter did a great post on the Potato Salad project, examining how a rather unambitious project goes viral and rakes in more than ,000. (And if you don't know what I am talking about when I say "Potato Salad", what deep dark dank hole have you been crouching in for the past month? Here, take [...]
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Obituary: Lillian V. Cook

COOK, Lillian V. (Carlson) 93. Our beloved mother peacefully passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, ME. A long-time resident of Lexington, MA, she moved to Brunswick, and later Bangor, ME to be closer to her children. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Gilbert Cook and is survived by her children Sandra Mann and her husband Art of Patten, ME, Ronald Cook and his wife Rose of North Attleboro, MA, Lynda Cook of Topsham, ME, and Lauren Sullivan of Freeport, ME. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Calling hours will be held between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Douglass ...
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Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Shunney

SHUNNEY, Mary Elizabeth(Shanahan) Of Hollis, NH, formerly of Lexington, August 3, 2014. Wife of the late Frank L. Shunney. Mother of Michael E. Shunney and his wife Maura of Westborough, Peter W. Shunney and his wife Amy of Rockport, and Christine A. Gagnon of Nashua, NH. Sister of Patricia O'Connell of Framingham, and the late Anne Travsky and William Shanahan. Mary is also survived by 7 grandchildren, Kevin, G. Matthew, Brendan, Patrick, Molly, Emily, and Katie, and by many nieces and nephews. Third generation graduate of Lexington High School, class of 1947. Funeral from the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Rd., LEXINGTON, Thursday, Aug. 7 at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Brigid Church, Lexington at ...
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Mass. Towns Land Spots on US Most Educated List

There's no debating it. Living in Wellesley, Brookline, Newton, or Lexington is clearly a very smart move. Or at least that's what one recent ranking of the most educated places in America is telling us.
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Wellesley, Brookline, Newton, and Lexington Snag Spots on List of Most Educated Places in US

There's no debating it. Living in Wellesley, Brookline, Newton, or Lexington is clearly a very smart move. Or at least that's what one recent ranking of the most educated places in America is telling us.
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Obituary: Virginia Warner

WARNER, Virginia (Munn) Of Lexington died peacefully on July 30, 2014, at the age of 91. She was the loving wife of the late Wm. H. Warner. She was the devoted mother of Cheryl Carlson and her husband, the late Richard Carlson of Bedford and daughter Barbara Warner of Lexington. Loving grandmother of Richard Carlson Jr. and his wife Nicole of Townsend, MA and David Carlson and his wife Zeljka of Newport Beach, CA. Great grandmother of Richard Carlson III and Colton William Carlson. She is remembered most for her loving, generous way and creative spirit. Services will be private. Arrangements in the care of Bedford Funeral Home.
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