Grafton Loses Former Selectman, World War II Veteran
Here is a list of the names of those with Grafton ties who have recently passed away. Service information is included where applicable.
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Dennis J. Flynn, 76, a former Grafton Selectman, died Wed., July 18. In Grafton, he had served as a Selectman, and a member of the Board of Health and the Sewer Commission. A Funeral Mass was celebrated in his Parish Church of St. Mary. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The American Parkinsons Disease Assoc., 72 East Concord St., C3, Boston, MA 02118 (www.apdama.org); or The Venerini Sisters, c/o Sister Hilda Ponte MVP, 23 Edward St., Worcester, MA 01605.
Frank J. Prybyla, 86, of Plainsboro, N.J., and formerly of Grafton, died Mon., July 16. He was a decorated World War II veteran, having been awarded The Purple Heart and other battlefield and achievement medals. The funeral will be held Wed., July 25, at The Roney Funeral Home, 152 Worcester St., North Grafton. He will then be laid to rest with military honors at Fairview Cemetery in South Grafton. All are invited to gather and visit with his family from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by the funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701.