Obits: Turkish Immigrant, Mother and Korean Veteran
We list area obituaries.
Shrewsbury — Michele A. (Faford) Manzello, 47, of Shrewsbury, devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend died at the Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence on March 17, 2013 with her cherished family by her side after a valiant battle with cancer.
Michele grew up in Grafton and graduated from Grafton High School, class of 1984. Most recently Michele was a forensic chemist at the University of Massachusetts Medical School where she worked for more than 10 years before retiring due to illness.
Marlborough — Dimitri Mucco, 95, died Saturday, March 16, after a short period of failing health. He was born in Imbrose Turkey, the son of the late Yianis and Voula Mucco and moved to this country in 1981.
Westborough — Calvin R. Brown, 84, of Westborough, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at home. He was the husband of the late Mildred M. (Turner) Brown.
During the Korean conflict he served with the United States Army. Calvin worked for 20 years at Burke Auto Service in Ashland and recently worked as a maintenance mechanic at Wood Metal Finishing Co. in Holliston and Franklin prior to his retirement.
Shrewsbury — Kurt C. Lundberg died unexpectedly at home on March 17, 2013 at 48. Kurt leaves his loving mother, Eleanor Lundberg, with whom he lived in Shrewsbury.
He was employed at Southgate of Shrewsbury and was also a well-known professional musician in the Worcester area.
She attended Mass College of Art in Boston where she studied art and design. She was a teacher for Singer Sewing Machines in Worcester where she met her husband.
Marlborough — Julia I. Ortiz died on Monday, March 18, at the age of 82.
Barbara worked as a bookkeeper at Tatman and Park Insurance Agency in Worcester. She retired from the agency in 2011 after a career spanning 65 years.