Local Obituaries: Jan. 26 - Feb. 10
Kristine Barry, Michael Greene, Ruth McKeown, Mary Bridges and Thomas Hedrick.
Kristine Ann Barry, 43, of Foxborough, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. She was the daughter of Carl and Katherine (Murphy) Barry. She was a graduate of Foxborough High School, Class of 1987 and attended Fisher College. Kristy enjoyed spending time at her family home in Greenville, Maine and snowmobiling. While in high school she played basketball and softball. For the complete obituary click here.
LTC Michael Greene, age 43, of Mansfield, passed away February 10, 2013. He was awarded a commission in the US Army through the ROTC program at Georgetown. Mike served as a full time soldier in the Massachusetts National Guard with a rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He spent a year-long tour in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2010. For the complete obituary click here.
Ruth H. McKeown, 86, of Wrentham, died Feb. 5, 2012. She was a graduate of the Boston Public Schools. She had been employed as a secretary for the US Government. A Wrentham resident for more 50 years, she was an active communicant at St. Mary's Church. For the complete obituary click here.
Mary Ruth (Navitsky) Bridges, 100, of Mansfield, originally from Lituania, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Epoch of Norton. Mary was a self-taught seamstress and instructor of sewing classes for Mansfield Adult Education Classes. After becoming a naturalized citizen, she returned to High School in Mansfield and earned her diploma in 1963 at age 51. Mary was a frequent guest speaker at Foxboro High School History Classes, sharing her experience of the immigrants’ challenges. For the complete obituary click here.
Thomas J. Hedrick, 68, a resident of Easton for the past 43 years, died Feb. 6, 2013. A founding member and communicant of the Holy Cross Church in Easton, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 238 of Easton and was a member and Past President of the Easton Lions Club where he was the recipient of the the Melvin Jones Award. For the complete obituary click here.