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Obituary: Paul J. Whelan

WHELAN, Paul J. Of Walpole, formerly of Norwood and S. Dennis, died on July 26, 2014 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn J. (Brady) Whelan. Devoted father of Kathleen A. Whelan and her husband Bruce Kubick of E. Walpole, Edward M. Whelan and his wife Midge of Raynham, Paul M. Whelan and his wife Lori of Sandwich, and Brian J. Whelan and his wife Lori of Walpole. Brother of Edward Whelan of FL and the late Mary, Clare, John, Patricia, Joseph, Leo and Charles. Cherished grandfather of Ashley, Meghan, Mallory, Hailey, Elijah, Adam, Katie, Molly, Caroline, Jake and Paul. Son of the late Michael and Mary (Kilroy) Whelan. Funeral from the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 ...
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Obituary: Marilyn H. Siwicke

siwicke, Marilyn H. (Powers) 88, a longtime resident of Norwood, passed away July 26, 2014. Born on February 6, 1926 in Boston, the daughter of the late John J. and Helene M. (Costello) Powers, Marilyn was the beloved wife of George W. Siwicke; the loving mother of Brian Siwicke, both with whom she lived in Norwood; and the sister of the late John and Bruce Powers. Marilyn was a medical secretary and worked for many years at the VA Hospital in Jamaica Plain. She was a member of Walpole Country Club. Marilyn's funeral will be held on Wednesday, July 30, at 9:00 AM at the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St., NORWOOD, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at ...
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Obituary: Barbara E. Martin

MARTIN, BARBARA E. (Snitkin) Of Norwood, died on July 22, 2014 at the age of 70. Beloved wife of the late Robert N. Martin. Devoted mother of Sharon F. Lephew and her husband Timothy of Norwood. Sister of the late Stanley Snitkin. Loving Aunt of Karen Snitkin of Malden and Stephen Snitkin of CA. Daughter of the late Samuel and Rebecca (Brightman) Snitkin. A funeral home service will be held on Monday, July 28, 2014, 10am at the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 Washington St., NORWOOD, MA. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 2-6pm. Burial will be at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton, MA. Barbara was a Member of the Norwood Rotary Club, Member of the Norwood Town Republican Committee, ...
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Obituary: Kevin Walsh

WALSH, Sergeant Major Kevin 54, of Norwood, formerly of Easton and Plainville, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Born in Boston, August 28, 1959, he was the beloved son of Michael J. Walsh of Plainville and the late Doris (Dunn) Walsh; the loving dear brother of Mary Lou McCarthy of Plainville, Michael Walsh and Margaret Itri of South Boston, Diane St. Jean of N. Attleboro, Richard Walsh and his wife, Carol of S. Attleboro, Susan Bisson of Hampden, brother-in-law of Daniel J. McCarthy of Taunton; the loving sweetheart of Susan Dowling of Norwood and her loving and cherished children, Matthew and Jennifer; and the cherished uncle of several nieces and nephews. Kevin attended Norwood and Easton High Schools. An ...
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Obituary: Joseph Noel Doyle

Doyle, Joseph Noel "Noel" 97, a Norwood resident since 1952, passed away peacefully at his home on July 22nd. Born in Woonsocket, RI on December 25, 1916, he graduated from Providence College in 1939. He served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. While serving, he met his wife who served in the Navy Nurse Corps. He was active in all the sports and activities in which his 7 children participated. In the late 1950's he was one of the founding fathers of Norwood Pee Wee Hockey. He attended his sons' countless high school and college hockey games and golf matches. Being a great baseball player himself, he was an avid Red Sox fan. After retiring, he ...
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Obituary: Paul R. Sterritt

STERRITT, Paul R. Of Norwood died on July 20, 2014 at the age of 63. Devoted husband of Patricia A. (Denny) Sterritt. Devoted father of Mabel and Julia Sterritt both of Norwood. Son of the late James Reid Sterritt and Phyllis Joan (Jefferies) Sterritt. Brother of Jeffrey Sterritt and his wife Bonnie of CT and Kay Henderson and her husband Kim of GA. Uncle of Laura and Merrill Sterritt both of NY and Taylor Henderson of GA. Paul was a player for the New England Over the Hill Soccer League. At the request of the family all services will be private. Arrangements by the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, NORWOOD, MA. www.kraw-kornackfuneralhome.com(781) 762-0482
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Obituary: Paul M. Connolly

CONNOLLY, Paul M. 74, of Falmouth, formerly of Norwood, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Falmouth. Born in Norwood, on July 14, 1940, the son of the late Michael J. and Nora (Naughton) Connolly, he was raised and educated in Norwood. Paul was the beloved husband of the late Susan E. Connolly of Falmouth and the brother of Jack Connolly and his wife, Barbara of Norwood. He was predeceased by his dear sister, Mary Ellen Flynn. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews Doris, Cindy, Susan, Michael, Robert, and Noreen, as well as several grand nieces and nephews. Paul enjoyed a long career as a letter carrier for the US Postal Service in ...
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Obituary: Penelope A Orphanos

ORPHANOS, Penelope A. (Petropoulos) Of Norwood on July 19, 2014. Beloved wife of Alexander Orphanos. Loving mother of John Orphanos and his wife Helen and Gregory Orphanos and his wife Niki. Loving grandmother of Alexander J, Alexander G., Andrianna and Nicholas Orphanos. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral on Wednesday , July 23rd in the Annunciation Cathedral, 514 Parker Street, Boston, MA at 10 AM. Visiting hours on Tuesday, July 22nd in the May Funeral Home , 85 Nichols Street, NORWOOD , MA from 5 to 8pm. Donations in her memory may be made to the Hellenic Cardiac Fund, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215 in memory of Penelope Orphanos. Burial in Highland Cemetery, Norwood, MA. ...
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Nature Calls Bees – If They Die, We Die Part 2 of a 3-part series

In part 1 of this 3-part series, the ugly truth about the demise of the honeybee colonies was revealed as well as what you the reader can do regarding positive action as you move about Mother Earth. Before we dive into it, I can’t help but throw in Albert Einstein’s famous quote regarding our pollinating friends; “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left.”
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NSF Awards 2013-2014 Scholarships

The costs for higher education have increased dramatically over the past decade. According to Scholarship America’s 2013 annual report, the cumulative student loan debt stood at $1 trillion in 2013, exceeding both total credit card debt and auto loan debt. While education costs rose, family incomes fell over the same period, leaving students and parents concerned about how they will be able to afford tuition, books and other education expenses. Help is available!
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2014 Norwood TONY Award Recipient: Minali Venkatesh

The Norwood TONY (Ten Outstanding Norwood Youths) Awards were initiated over 40 years ago to recognize exceptional Norwood youths in grades 10-12 for their significant contributions that included their time, effort and talent with voluntary contributions to their church, community and other worthy causes. To be eligible, the students must be Norwood residents but can attend schools outside of town.
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Norwood High Says Goodbye to Brian McDonough

On Tuesday June 24, Norwood High School students wrapped up the year and were getting ready to enjoy their summer vacation, just as their beloved Athletic Director was beginning to enjoy retirement. Brian McDonough, who had lead the Norwood athletes for the past 12 years, was not wasting any time as he began a cross country bike trip the following morning. The trip is scheduled to conclude on September 16 after some two and a half months riding about 4-5 hours per day.
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Norwood Celebrates July 4 Weekend!

The theme for this year’s 4th of July celebration is “Star Spangled Salute,” in honor of the 200th anniversary of the designation of the country’s official emblem, “The Star Spangled Banner,” originally written by Francis Scott Key in 1814.
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