Regional Obit: 13 Deaths from Dover, Sherborn, Westwood, Medfield

Here is a look at the names of community members in the region who have passed away recently.

The following obituaries were taken from www.legacy.com


Mary (Dawes) Armknecht, Nov. 25. Former selectman and national horticulture judge.

Jane McIntosh Sheldon, 96, Nov. 18.  Founding member of the Ponkapoag Pony Club, lifelong member of the Norfolk Hunt Club, inspiration for The Jane M. Sheldon Perpetual Challenge Trophy.


Renate (Rennie) Aschaffenburg Christensen, 83, Nov. 30. Lived in Sherborn for 36 years, avid knitter and crocheter, longtime choir member, great sense of humor.

Warren Himmelberger, 90, Nov. 5. Worked at Sherborn Post Office, keen sense of justice, served in World War II as a Navy weatherman.


Mae L. (Kingsbury) Centore, 70, Nov. 20. Lived in Medfield for many years. Celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary this year. Memorial contributions can be made to Moffitt Cancer Center.

Professor Paul Gerard Foucre, 77, Nov. 26. Taught at Boston College and Stonehill College where he served as head of the Foreign Languages Department. Roberts Mitchell obituary here.

Elizabeth A. Weltman, Nov. 3. Was a pediatrician in Medfield and Weston before moving to Florida. Devoted mother to Eli.


Thomas W. Burke Jr., Nov. 30. Westwood firefighter and Vietnam veteran. Donations can be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

William L. Favreau, 84, Nov. 22. Army veteran, master electrician at Steinards Organs and Assistant Vice President at Norfolk County Trust Company. Folsom Funeral Service obituary here.

Lori Ann Jacobs, 45, Nov. 19. Local entrepreneur, loved animals, and volunteered at Norwood Food Pantry. Folsom Funeral Service obituary here.

Catherine I. "Betty" (Orr) Jones, 96, Nov. 30. Was Children's Librarian at Westwood Public Library for 22 years. Donations can be made to the Friends of the Westwood Public Library. Folsom Funeral Service obituary here.

Edna B. Reyenger, 91, Nov. 28. Born in Boston to Polish immigrants. Was a secretrary for Civitarese Construction for many years. Donations can be made to the American Red Cross.  Folsom Funeral Service obituary here.

Janet (Perethian) Stauffer, 61, Nov. 25. Was loving, caring, comforting, and elegant. Cherished her time as a devoted mother, a successful technical writer, and a loving wife.


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