2017-01-13 / Obituaries

~ Passings ~

Delia Amorosi, 98

Delia “Del” (Dululio) Amorosi, 98, of Leominster, passed away Jan. 3, 2017 at Apple Valley Center. A funeral service was held Jan. 7, with a Mass in St. Anna’s Church in Leominster. Burial followed in St. Leo’s Cemetery in Leominster. Arrangements were under the care of the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home in Leominster. (richardsonfuneralhome.net)

Henry Consalvo, 91

Henry Consalvo, 91, of Leominster, passed away Jan. 3, 2017 in his daughter Lorraine’s home. The funeral Mass was held Jan. 7 in St. Anna’s Church in Leominster. Arrangements were under the care of Simard Funeral Home in Leominster. (mackfamilyfh.com)

Gregory Doyle, 63

Gregory G. Doyle, 63, of Leominster, passed away Jan. 8, 2017 at home. A prayer service was held Jan. 11. Burial will be held privately. Arrangements are under the care of Brandon Funeral Home in Fitchburg. (brandonfuneral.com)

John Faiola, 51

John Faiola (Johnny Five), 51, of Leominster, passed away Jan. 4, 2017. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 13 in St. Anna’s Church in Leominster, followed by burial in St. Bernard Cemetery in Fitchburg. Arrangements are under the care of the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home in Leominster. (richardsonfuneralhome.net)

Roger Gulliver, 66

Roger E. Gulliver, 66, formerly of Leominster, passed away Jan. 7, 2017 at his home in Palm Bay, Florida. The funeral was held Jan. 11 at The First Baptist Church in Melbourne, Florida. Burial will be private. Arrangements are under the care of Ammen Family Cremation & Funeral Care in Melbourne, Florida. (afcfcare.com)

Henry Perla, 91

Henry P. Perla, 91, of Leominster, passed away Jan. 3, 2017 in his home. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 9 in St. Anna’s Church in Leominster. Burial with military honors followed in St. Leo’s Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of Simard Funeral Home in Leominster. (mackfamilyfh.com)

Mildred Rossi, 85

Mildred (Marshalek) Rossi, 85, of Leominster, passed away Dec. 24, 2016 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are under the care of Bosk Funeral Home in Fitchburg. (boskfuneralhome.com)

Regina Szwarc, 92

Regina (Wroblewski) Szwarc, 92, of Leominster, passed away Jan. 1, 2017 at her home. Regina’s funeral was held Jan. 5, with a Mass in Our Lady of the Lake Church in Leominster. Burial will be in the spring in South Cemetery in Lunenburg. Arrangements are under the care of the Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller- Masciarelli Funeral Homes in Lunenburg. (masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net)

Christos Tournas, 89

Christos L. Tournas, 89, of Leominster, passed away Jan. 6, 2017. The funeral was held Jan. 10 at Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Lowell. Burial was held at Westlawn Cemetery in Lowell. Arrangements are under the care of Dracut Funeral Home in Dracut. (dracutfuneralhome.com)

Beatrice Ussrey, 87

Beatrice D. (Lesnoski) Ussrey, 87, of Leominster, passed away Jan. 5, 2017 in the Life Care Center of Leominster. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 14 in Holy Family of Nazareth Church in Leominster. Burial will be at a later date. Calling hours will be held from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 13 in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home in Leominster. (richardsonfuneralhome.net)

Samuel Valera, 72

Samuel Joseph Valera, 72, formerly of Leominster, passed away Dec. 10, 2016 in his home in Randolph, Maine. A funeral Mass celebrating Sam’s vigorous and loving life will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 4 at St. Anna’s Catholic Church in Leominster. Arrangements were under the care of Staples Funeral Home in Gardiner, Maine. (staplesfuneralhome.com)

Judith Welch, 59

Judith Anne (Roche) Welch, 59, of Leominster, passed away Dec. 27, 2016. A memorial service for the family and friends is planned for 11 a.m. Jan. 14 in Our Lady of the Lake Church in Leominster. There will be a reception following the service in Leominster for family and (by invitation only) close friends. Arrangements are under the care of Wright-Roy Funeral Home, Inc., in Leominster. (wrightroyfuneralhome.com)

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