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Month: July 2023

Obituary: Robert (Bob) Tierney, 65

Robert E. (Bob) Tierney of Stow, Mass., passed away on July 21, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Anne A. (Connors) and George A. Tierney on May 9, 1958 in Boston, Mass. He is survived by his wife Kathleen (Kathy) Stewart and children Flora Tierney of Palo Alto, CA and George…

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Pine Bluff Beach CLOSED as of July 26

From the Town of Stow: Pine Bluff Beach temporarily CLOSED due to possible bacteria contamination. More information will be posted when testing is complete by the Board of Health.

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Obituary: Thomas Saari, 57

Thomas M. Saari, age 57, unexpectedly passed away on July 8, 2023, at his home in Fitchburg, Mass.  Son of Charles and Tuulikki Saari, of New Hampshire, he was born in Concord in 1966 and grew up with his family in Stow. He graduated from Nashoba Regional High School where he excelled in soccer. He…

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Obituary: Joanne Petito, 90

Joanne (Modafferi) Petito, known to her family and friends as “Jo” or “JoJo,” passed away peacefully in her God’s loving arms on July 10, 2023, in her home in Stow, Mass., following a 3-year battle with stage IV ovarian cancer.  She had just celebrated her 90th birthday with people from all walks of her life. Born in…

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OBITUARY: Frederick Hatch, 85

July 10, 2023 Frederick B. Hatch, 85 Frederick B. Hatch, 85, of Stow, Mass., formerly of Orleans and Harvard, passed away peacefully at his home on June 29, 2023, surrounded by his family. Fred is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 35 years, Laurene Hatch, his daughter Cassandra Bosworth (Greg), and son…

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