W e l c o m e  C l a s s   o f  1 9 6 9  M e m b e r s 
Milford, Massachusetts

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Class Reunion 2014

 

 

We're on Facebook!

Did you know we are on Facebook? It's the best place to get up-to-date information about all of your classmates as well as see photos from "way back when."  To access our Facebook page, click on this link:

Milford High School Class of 69 Circle of Friends

Once you accessed the page, request permission to be a part of the group (just a formality since the page is open to only our class). Once that's done, you wilot of fun -- hope you'll join us.


IN MEMORIAM

Ronald Brown

Mr. Ronald Brown, 64, of Hopkinton MA and formerly of Milford MA, died unexpectedly on Tuesday (February 3, 2015) at his residence.

He was the beloved husband of Carla (Barberi) Brown. Mr. Brown was born in Milford MA, the son of the late Henry and the late Josephine (Arcudi) Brown. He was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1969.

Mr. Brown had been employed for 32 years for the New England Telephone Company. He also served as a member of the US Army National Guard from 1969 to 1975. Along with his beloved wife Carla, he is survived by 1 Daughter: Allison Brown of Mendon MA; 3 Granddaughters: Lauren Elizabeth Brugger, Megan Eden Gassett and Calliope Jade Christensen; 3 Brothers: Henry Brown of Newport RI, David Brown of Leesburg FL and Thomas Brown of Milford MA; 1 Sister: Jeannette Thomas of Milford MA; several aunts, uncles & cousins. He was the brother of the late Gary Brown.

A Private Funeral Service will be held at the convenience of the family and burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford MA. Relatives & friends are invited to express their condolences on Wednesday evening (February 11th) from 4pm to 7pm at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA. Please visit www.edwards memorialfuneralhome.com for complete obituary & condolence book.




James Baci

Baci, James M. 63 of West Dennis died unexpectedly Monday January 26, 2015, after a brief illness. Born and raised in Milford, James was the son of the late Mariano and Ceceila Baci. He was a 1969 graduate of Milford High School. James was employed as a salesperson at Macrae Provisions, his extended family, where he nurtured his clients and was loved by all. He was a passionate artist and photographer and shared that passion with his children.

He was extremely proud of his son, Daniel for pursuing his career in photography and lived vicariously through his success. He was a great music buff and in his younger days in Milford, traveled with the Strongheart band, whose band members were the greatest of friends. And of course, he was an avid New England Sports fan. James is lovingly remembered by his soul mate of many years, KarenVaretimos, with whom he shared a love for animals, namely their dogs, Chubetta and Bella. He is also survived by his daughter, his sunshine, Leah Souther, and her husband, Jared, whom he loved like a son, of South Yarmouth; his son, Daniel Baci and his wife, Sontana of Phuket, Thailand; and by many uncles, aunts, cousins, a niece, and a nephew. In addition to his parents, James was predeceased by a sister, Jean Marie Cabral. He will be greatly missed.

Visiting hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday February 6 in the Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth. www.hallettfuneralhome.com. Interment will be private. As an expression of sympathy, please make memorial contributions to the Colon Cancer Alliance, 1025 Vermont Ave, NW, Suite 1066, Washington, DC 20005 www.ccalliance.org. -







Brian P. O'Neill

February 9, 2013

The new year brought another loss to the Class of 1969 as we learned of the passing of Brian O'Neill.  Well-liked by all, Brian will be greatly missed.

OBITUARY:

Mr. Brian P. O'Neill, 62, of Milford died unexpectedly Saturday (February 9, 2013) at the Milford Regional Medical Center after being stricken at his business. Mr. ONeill was born in Milford MA, the son of the late T. Vincent and the late Helen L. (Provost) O'Neill. He was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1969. He also was a graduate of Worcester Trade School, Class of 1971 where he studied auto mechanics. Mr. O'Neill began his long career involved in the automobile industry at the former Yaz Motors in Milford where he worked as an auto mechanic. He later was employed as a limousine chauffeur for the original Yaz Limousine Service, located in Milford. Following that he was employed as an assistant parts manager at the former King Ford dealership located in Milford. Lastly, he has owned and operated O'Neill Limousine Service here in Milford for over the past twenty-five years, until his untimely death. He also worked as a funeral assistant and limousine chauffeur for many funeral homes in the greater Milford area and Worcester county for many years. Mr. O'Neill had an interest in automobiles since an early childhood. He owned and restored and sold numerous antique cars over the past thirty years, many of which were entered into various car shows and were the recipient of numerous awards and trophies. He loved to make the annual trip with friends to the car shows in Carlisle PA and Hershey PA, as well as other shows located throughout New England. He was a longtime member of the Tri-Town Street Rods Club here in Milford. Mr. O'Neill is survived by 1 Sister: Sheila, wife of Joseph Curran of Uxbridge MA; 3 Brothers: Terrence O'Neill and his wife YongHui of Milford MA, Thomas O'Neill of Milford MA and William O'Neill and his wife Sandra of Winchendon MA; 7 nieces and 3 nephews who thought the world of him. Mr. O'Neill was the brother of the late Michael ONeill of Worcester MA, who died in 2002. His funeral will be held Friday (February 15th) at 9AM from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 19 Winter Street, Milford MA. Burial will follow in St. Marys Cemetery in Milford MA. Visiting hours will be Thursday (Feb 14th) from 4pm to7pm. Please visit www.edwardsmemorialfuneralhome.com for condolence book. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The St. Marys Church Beautification Fund, c/o St. Marys Church Offices, 17 Winter Street, Milford MA 01757 or to the charity of ones choice.


James E. Kellett, II

Jan 04, 2013

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear classmate, Jimmy Kellett.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

OBITUARY:

James E. Kellett, II, 61, of Mendon, MA died Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loved ones after a courageous battle with ALS also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was the husband of Janet M. (Consigli) Kellett. Born in Milford, MA, he was the son of the late James E. and Rachel A. (Gubana) Kellett. Jim attended Cardinal Cushing Academy and then went on to graduate from Milford High School, Class of 1969. He was also a graduate of New England Institute for Applied Sciences, Class of 1972. He was a member of the Milford Chamber of Commerce and the Milford Rotary Club for many years and had served as Past President. Jim was the owner and operator of the James E. Kellett and Son Funeral Homes in Milford, MA and Blackstone, MA for over 40 years. He loved his work and helping people in their time of need. To honor his commitment to Funeral Service, the Kellett Family will continue to honor his and his father's legacy through the James E. Kellett and Son Funeral Homes. His greatest love was for his family and his close friends. He also enjoyed traveling, dining out, cooking and of course The New England Patriots. Besides his wife, Janet, Jim is survived by one son: James E. Kellett III of Mendon, MA; two daughters: LaurenMarie Kellett and her fianc Derek Cormier of Milford, MA; Kendra R. Kellett and her fianc Brandon Starkus of Oxford, MA; one sister: Rachel A. Stewart of Mendon, MA; two nieces: Dawn Roche and her husband Marty of Bellingham, MA; Wendy Stewart Ramaci of Mendon, MA; two great nephews; Matthew Stewart and Aaron Larouco of Mendon, MA; one great niece: Zoe Stewart Ramaci of Mendon, MA.; a very dear friend, Melanie Eugster; and his three dogs; Bailey, Austin and Logan. Jim's funeral will be held at 9:00 am Monday, January 7, 2013 from the James E. Kellett and Son Funeral Home, 21 West St., Milford, MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Mary's Church, Winter St., Milford, MA. Burial will follow in Hopedale Village Cemetery, Hopedale, MA. Calling hours are Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jim's memory
to Compassionate Care ALS, PO Box 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02574.

Rosalind Julian

March 18, 2010


OBITUARY:

We are saddened to hear of the passing of our classmate, Rosalind Julian.

Roz, who lived in Hudson, was a Vietnam War Army Veteran.  She retired from Framingham MCI where she was employed.