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Compiled by Ray Samko - VETS' NEWS editor .

This page contains the KNOWN names of all Legion and Sons of the Legion family members that belong to a post, unit or squadron in Worcester County District 4 that have passed away since the Worcester County Council - District 4 meeting held on May 23, 2020..

Forward the name, date of death or errors to 
 RaySamko at vhp435@vernonhill435.net  

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Post 2 Barre
David M Dougan 5/22/2020
Lionel “Lee” A. Lajoie 6/25/2020
Guy J Coppolino 7/26/2020

Post 9 Millbury (Devoe-Taylor)

Post 10 Fitchburg

Post 31 Southbridge
George J. Pontbriand 8/28/2020 (former member)
Daniel P Fiorelli 9/1/2020

Post 33 Uxbridge (Charles A. Rice)
George Henry LaJoie 8/29/2020

Post 41 North Brookfield (Sawyer-Mathieu-Kearns)

Post 42 Holden (John E. Harkins)

Post 50 Clinton (James R. Kirby)
Kevin J. Kerrigan 8/17/2020

Post 58 Oxford
Paul M. “the Mailman” Mason 7/8/2020
Thomas Humphrey Garr 9/10/2020 (former member)

Post 59 Milford (Sgt. John W. Powers)
Joseph R. Manella 7/1/2020

Post 92 North Grafton (Delisle-Goulet)
Raymond O. Boucher 5/26/2020
Leonard J. Berube 7/1/2020 (Past Post Commander)
Austin A. Arenburg 9/2/2020 (former member & Past Post Commander)

Post 96 Lancaster (Everett H. Minigan)
Robert A. Wilmont, Sr. 7/24/2020

Post 102 Athol (Edward H. Phillips)
Theresa A. (Joly) Allen 5/27/2020 (former member)
Richard J. Chase, Sr. 7/3/2020

Post 109 Sturbridge (Champaeu-Vilandre)

Post 119 Harvard (Edward Thomas)

Post 129 Gardner
F. Donald Legault 5/27/2020
Jack D. Gandee 5/27/2020 (former member????)
George A. “Geo” “Sonny” Billings 7/19/2020

Post 138 Spencer (Gaudette-Kirk)
David J. Mainville 5/23/2020 (former member)
Daniel R "Dan" Letendre 6/21/2020
Theodore E. Roberts, Jr. 6/19/2020 (former member)
Richard F. Foisy 7/5/2020

Post 142 Ashburnham (Thomas P. Sweeney)
Jules P. Vaillancourt 6/29/2020

Post 151 Leominster
Robert D. Macdonald 5/12/2020 (former member)
Lester S. Lacki 6/27/2020
Philip J. Anzalone, Jr. 7/31/2020 (former member)
Anthony "Tony" G. Catalfano 8/5/2020
John A. Ross 8/27/2020
Philip J. White 9/23/2020 (former member)

Post 161 Southborough (Bagley-Fay)

Post 162 Berlin (H. Wallance Woodward)

Post 163 Westborough (Stowell-Parker)

Post 173 Upton (Marshall-Leland)

Post 174 Westminster (William S. Miller)

Post 184 Webster (Webster-Dudley)
Francis E. Cutting 5/9/2020
Philip I. Ravenelle 5/29/2020
John “JB” Benoit 7/13/2020

Post 189 Sterling (Hiram O. Taylor)
Thomas Henry Davis 5/9/2020
Jerry F. Ash 6/22/2020

Post 193 Winchendon (Eugene M. Connor)
Charles A Sylvester 5/20/2020
Harry "Skip" Kinner 6/9/2020
James E. Horan, Sr. 7/2/2020
Roger N. Legree 7/23/2020
Dennis B. Casavant 7/23/2020
Larry E. Girard 7/25/2020
Lyle F. “Red” Newton 8/13/2020
Robert L. Zbikowski 8/14/2020
Ronald “Ronnie” P. Erickson 8/19/2020
Leo A. Paul 8/25/2020 (Past Post Commander)

Post 201 Worcester (East Side)
John F Dente 6/2/2020
Anthony J Lazzaro 6/8/2020
Peter V. Campanale, Sr. 6/19/2020
John "Johnnie Radiator" Vecchio 7/12/2020
Donald "Don" R. Welcom 7/25/2020

Post 204 West Boylston (Harold N. Keith)
Donald "Red" McCormick 5/13/2020 (former member????)
Ronald G. Almstrom 7/12/2020 (former member)
Normand O. Dion 9/11/2020

Post 205 Rochdale (Shannon-Davis)

Post 234 Northborough (Vincent F. Picard)
John A. “Jack” Williams, Jr. 5/26/2020
James W. Mungovan, Jr. 7/19/2020

Post 238 Shrewsbury (Ray Stone)
Deacon Ralph W. Anderson , Jr. 5/31/2020

Post 244 West Brookfield (Adams-Coney-Frew)
Philip E. Bland 5/3/2020

Post 246 Gilbertville (John J. Weir)
Charles L. “Charlie” Lowell 4/15/2020

Post 279 Auburn (Chester P. Tuttle)
Lionel R. Demers 5/19/2020
Donald E. Alberts, Sr. 5/26/2020 (former member)
William E. Nuttall 7/5/2020
Harold E. “Harry” Johnson, Jr. 7/8/2020 (former member)
William J. "Bill" Gulbicki, Jr. 7/11/2020
John A. Gilmartin 7/14/2020 (former member of Post 279. Previously he was a charter member and Past Post Commander of Main South Post 341.)

Post 288 Worcester (Tatnuck)
Peter I. Gabor 6/13/2020 (former member)
John J. Cronin, Jr. 7/8/2020
George Vranos 7/10/2020

Post 306 Paxton
Paul F. Bergin, Jr. 7/6/2020

Post 310 Rutland

Post 318 Worcester (Quinsigamond)
Louis J Cozzolino, Jr. 9/5/2020 (former member)

Post 319 Worcester (Greendale)

Post 323 Worcester (Grafton Hill)
Leo J. Martella 7/13/2020

Post 341 Worcester (Main South)
David "Dave" A. Brosnihan 8/16/2020 (former member)

Post 343 Northbridge (Oliver Ashton)
Irving F. Orrell, Jr. 9/5/2020 (former member)

Post 355 Mendon (Roger L. Wood)
Ellery Taft 5/6/2020 (former member)
Laurence Thomas Maher 6/2/2020

Post 373 Baldwinville (Lt. Roger P. Warfield)
Bernard O. Lucier 4/21/2020 (former member)

Post 386 East Brookfield (Boulette-Sky)

Post 391 Charlton
Matthew E. "Matt" Smith 5/29/2020

Post 397 Shrewsbury (Victor R. Quaranta)

Post 398 Boylston (Barton-Brown-Button)

Post 411 Millville (Millville Memorial)

Post 414 Sutton (Dudley-Gendron)
Paul A. Melia 4/27/2020
Wesley D. Taft 5/2/2020
Theodore H. Cocaine 5/28/2020
Stephen J. Webb 6/8/2020

Post 415 Petersham

Post 429 Fitchburg (Cleghorn)
Angelo A. Femino 5/26/2020
Robert E. Laramie 6/18/2020 (former member)
Raimo I. Ahti 7/7/2020 (former member)
Norman L. Pelletier 9/1/2020

Post 435 Worcester (Vernon Hill)
Lawrence E. Collins 5/30/2020
James J. Nowosacki 6/13/2020
Harold “Hal” Joseph Olson, Jr. 7/22/2020
John W. Curran, Jr. 8/28/2020
Victor C. Irr 9/6/2020 (former member)

Post 443 Leicester (Cherry Valley)
Robert (Bob) R. Cleary 8/26/2019
Thomas F. Lilley, Sr. 6/20/2020 (Past Post Commander)
Paul R. Bottis, Jr. 7/3/2020
Howard F. LaHair 7/14/2020

Mass. Holding Post 462 & Cspitol Hill Post 297
Resided in Worcester County
Henry J. Babineau 1/31/2020 (former member, resided in Ashburnham, former member of Gardner Post 129)
Edward LaFountaine, Jr. 4/24/2020 (former member, resided in Barre)
Patrick J. McDonnell 5/9/2020 (resided in Millville)
David K. Montgomery, Jr. 5/10/2020 (former member)
Deacon Joseph V. Clonan, Jr. 5/12/2020 (former member)
Lawrence T. Adams 5/19/2020 (former member, resided in Whitinsville)
John L. Meyer, Sr. 5/20/2020 (former member, resided in Fitchburg)
Robert I. Marchand 6/6/2020 (former resident of Millbury)
Vernon M. McCaughey 6/13/2020 (resided in Sturbridge)
Henry J. Barnatt 6/16/2020 (resided in Whitinsville)
Robert M. McDermott, Jr. 6/27/2020 (resided in Worcester)
Anthony C. “Tony” O’Malley 6/30/2020 (former member, resided in Boylston)
Paul C. Lampson, Sr. 7/15/2020 (resided in Rutland)
Robert DeYoung 7/21/2020 (resided in Whitinsville)
John Thresher Blackmer (Jack) 7/25/2020 (resided in Hardwick)
James Michael O’Kane 8/13/2020 (former member, resided in Ashburnham)
Daniel J Jakaitis 8/14/2020 (former member, resided in Worcester)
Richard Frank Wilder 8/15/2020 (former member, resided in Worcester)
George Lucien Laplante 8/20/2020 (former member, resided in Gardner)
Thomas F. Welton 8/31/2020
Ronald E. "Pete" Trudeau, Sr. 9/8/2020
Neal E. Lesperance 9/15/2020 (former member, resided in Paxton)
Frank "Chick" Pavone 9/17/2020 (former member)

Disbanded/Unknown Post
Resided in Worcester County

Helen F. (Healy) Heney 5/11/2020 (Northbridge Unit 343)
Evelyn M. “Maxie” (Gaudette) Turk 5/16/2020 (Cleghorn Unit 429, Fitchburg)
Patricia "Patsy" (McCluskey) Larson 5/20/2020 (Vernon Hill Unit 435, Worcester)
Ann B. (Laakso) Moring 5/20/2020 (former member & Past President, Gardner Unit 129)
Ida May (Banovetz) George 5/26/2020 (Winchendon Unit 193)
Mary L. (Tristano) Carelli 5/30/2020 East Side Unit 201, Worcester)
Alice M. (Brochu) Page 8/1/2020 (Ashburnham Unit 142)
Juliette Mary Celine (Belliveau) Columbus 8/3/2020 (Baldwinville Unit 373)