Bruce Blake

Bruce Borsum Blake, 80, passed away on Monday June 15, 2015 in Bar Harbor Maine. He was born on September 9, 1934 in Queens, New York, the son of Winchester and Elsa (Borsum) Blake. He was married to the former Margaret Stebbins of Schenectady for 55 years prior to her passing in 2013. Bruce grew […]

Clare O’Connell

Clare O’Connell, 51 of Newton, died June 1, 2015. She is survived by her husband Michael A. Collora of Newton, and two stepchildren, Rebecca Collora Buckman, New York City and Nicholas A. Collora of Brighton. Clare was one of seven children of Laurence and Frances O’Connell of Worcester who predeceased her. She is also survived […]

Connie Crooker

Constance Emerson “Connie” Crooker, 68, author of Melanoma Mama and co-author of Doc Jackson’s Letters Home: A Combat Medic’s 1968 Letters from Vietnam, died Friday morning, April 10, 2015 at her home.             Born July 23, 1946 in Portland, Maine, the daughter of the late Rev. Charles W. Crooker and […]