Below are today’s obituaries from Worcester funeral homes. ThisWeekinWorcester.com publishes obituaries every day.

 

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Maryanne (Verdolino) Almstrom, 70, of Auburn – Obituary

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Richard James Bartkus, 75, of North Grafton – Obituary

Michael A. “Guido” Belsito, 69, of Worcester – Obituary

Arthur S. “Sonny” Berryman Jr., 86, of Worcester  – Obituary

Germaine “Gerrie” R. (Veilleux) Bilodeau, 75, of Holden – Obituary

Linda S. Braley-Anderson, 68, of Worcester – Obituary

Matthew Paul Bullis, 20, of Worcester – Obituary

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Lucrezia “Grace “M. (DiPilato) Cariglia, 92, of Worcester – Obituary

Shirley R. (Grenier) Carter, 84, of Holden – Obituary

Rita I. (LaMarche) Cenik, 89, of Marlborough – Obituary

Audrey (Dangredo) Cousineau, 79, of Worcester – Obituary

Richard A. Cove, 56, of Sterling – Obituary

David F. Covello, 58, of Worcester – Obituary

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Sophia (Pantazis) Economou, 95, of Holden – Obituary

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Pedro T. Figueroa, 80, of Worcester – Obituary

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Nanette Marie (Ferreira) Helmboldt, 66, of Gardner – Obituary

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Phyllis M. (Bennett) Jernberg, 97, of Worcester – Obituary

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John “Jack” J. Kapish, 69, of Holden/Spencer – Obituary

Lois P. (Prince) King, 87, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

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Paul K. Lane, 77, of Worcester – Obituary

Dhimitraq Lolo, 91 – Obituary

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Gabriel Melichian, 93, of Worcester – Obituary

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Eleanor V. (Hughes) Nawn, 85, of Holden/Worcester – Obituary

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Francisco Olivencia, 70, of Worcester – Obituary

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Evelyn M. (Ferrandino) Palmer, 84, of Boylston – Obituary

Aferdita (Alimerko) Pula, 88, of Worcester/Albania – Obituary

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Warren E. Rogers, 73, of Grafton – Obituary

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Walter Matos Santiago, 53, of Worcester – Obituary

Dorothy M. (Follansbee) Shusta, 98, of West Boylston – Obituary

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Anthoula Woulas, 89, of Worcester – Obituary

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Haikanouche (Karaoghlanian) Yaghmourian, 89, of Worcester/Northridge, CA – Obituary

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WORCESTER – At least half of a foot of snow is expected to fall in Worcester beginning tonight and ending Sunday morning.

According to the National Weather Service, Worcester could see as much as eight inches of snow fall beginning at 8 PM on Saturday night.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the NWS, advising residents to prepare for difficult travel, heavy snow, and significant reductions in visibility. The warning is in effect from 7 PM tonight to 7 AM on Sunday.

According to the forecast later in the week, however, the snow isn’t expected to stay long as Tuesday and Wednesday will see temperatures in the mid-60s.

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Below are today’s obituaries from Worcester funeral homes. ThisWeekinWorcester.com publishes obituaries every day.

 

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Maryanne (Verdolino) Almstrom, 70, of Auburn – Obituary

Lucy (Bisceglia) Aquino, 101, of Worcester – Obituary

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Richard James Bartkus, 75, of North Grafton – Obituary

Michael A. “Guido” Belsito, 69, of Worcester – Obituary

Germaine “Gerrie” R. (Veilleux) Bilodeau, 75, of Holden – Obituary

Linda S. Braley-Anderson, 68, of Worcester – Obituary

Janet Hazel (Zdanovich) Brunetta, 66, of Worcester – Obituary

Matthew Paul Bullis, 20, of Worcester – Obituary

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Lucrezia “Grace “M. (DiPilato) Cariglia, 92, of Worcester – Obituary

Marjorie Charpentier, 81, of Worcester – Obituary

Audrey (Dangredo) Cousineau, 79, of Worcester – Obituary

Richard A. Cove, 56, of Sterling – Obituary

David F. Covello, 58, of Worcester – Obituary

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Sophia (Pantazis) Economou, 95, of Holden – Obituary

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Gertrude “Trudy” Fennell, 97, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

Pedro T. Figueroa, 80, of Worcester – Obituary

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Deborah Ann (Wemett) Genest – Awad, 64, of Worcester – Obituary

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Nanette Marie (Ferreira) Helmboldt, 66, of Gardner – Obituary

Edward “Eddie” Hyder, 67, of Worcester – Obituary

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Phyllis M. (Bennett) Jernberg, 97, of Worcester – Obituary

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John “Jack” J. Kapish, 69, of Holden/Spencer – Obituary

Lois P. (Prince) King, 87, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

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Betty E. (Christenson) Lamberto, 86, of West Boylston – Obituary

Paul K. Lane, 77, of Worcester – Obituary

Robert S. Lizotte, 67, of Worcester – Obituary

Dhimitraq Lolo, 91 – Obituary

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Bernard W. Manseau, 90, of Worcester – Obituary

Gabriel Melichian, 93, of Worcester – Obituary

Michael “Mickey” Montiverdi Sr., 73, of Sutton – Obituary

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Eleanor V. (Hughes) Nawn, 85, of Holden/Worcester – Obituary

Shelia M. (Lescord) Norton, 84, of Westborough – Obituary

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Francisco Olivencia, 70, of Worcester – Obituary

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Jason N. Rimbach, 40, of Leominster/Sterling – Obituary

Warren E. Rogers, 73, of Grafton – Obituary

Wendy Jean (Gallant) Rotolo, 64, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

Claire D. (Laurence) Roy, 97, of Worcester – Obituary

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Shirley M. (Sobel) Selig, 92, of Wayland – Obituary

Dorothy M. (Follansbee) Shusta, 98, of West Boylston – Obituary

John H. Siequist, 66, of Rutland/West Boylston – Obituary

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Gloria A. (Kattor) Walsh, 87, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

Anthoula Woulas, 89, of Worcester – Obituary

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Haikanouche (Karaoghlanian) Yaghmourian, 89, of Worcester/Northridge, CA – Obituary

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WORCESTER – Early Thursday morning, Feb. 15, a 32-year-old female suffered a head and leg injury after being struck crossing Lincoln St. by a Chevrolet Silverado.

According to the Worcester Police Department, just before 9 AM, officers arrived in the area of 587 Lincoln St. to find the female victim lying in the roadway bleeding from her head. The Silverado had stopped in the middle of the roadway.

The Worcester Police Crash Reconstruction Unit was called in to take over the investigation. The pedestrian was treated at the scene by Worcester EMS and transported to a local hospital. 

According to the WPD’s preliminary investigation, the pedestrian was crossing Lincoln St near, but not in, a crosswalk when she was struck by the truck traveling southeast on Lincoln St.

The operator of the truck stayed at the scene the scene of the accident and spoke with WPD investigators. There have been no citations issued at this time, but that may change as the investigation moves forward, according to WPD.

The Silverado was towed from the scene and investigators will seek a warrant to obtain the truck’s Crash Retrieval Database.

The condition of the pedestrian is unknown at this time.

WORCESTER – The National Weather Service [NWS] is reporting an 80 percent chance of heavy snow falling in Worcester this Saturday night, Feb. 17 into Sunday morning, Feb. 18.

A Hazard Weather Outlook has been issued by the NWS for the entire state of Massachusetts, with snow expected to fall after 10 PM in Worcester.

According to the NWS Outlook, “The potential exists for several inches of snow Saturday night, ending by day break Sunday. However…a  lot of uncertainty remains regarding the amounts, and potential for some rain to mix in along the coastal plain. Whatever happens, the bulk of the storm will occur Saturday night and be over by daybreak Sunday. The timing should limit the impact to travel…”

As always, check back to This Week in Worcester’s Weather Report:

 

Below are today’s obituaries from Worcester funeral homes. ThisWeekinWorcester.com publishes obituaries every day.

 

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Lucy (Bisceglia) Aquino, 101, of Worcester – Obituary

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Richard James Bartkus, 75, of North Grafton – Obituary

Michael A. “Guido” Belsito, 69, of Worcester – Obituary

Germaine “Gerrie” R. (Veilleux) Bilodeau, 75, of Holden – Obituary

Linda S. Braley-Anderson, 68, of Worcester – Obituary

Janet Hazel (Zdanovich) Brunetta, 66, of Worcester – Obituary

Matthew Paul Bullis, 20, of Worcester – Obituary

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Lucrezia “Grace “M. (DiPilato) Cariglia, 92, of Worcester – Obituary

Marjorie Charpentier, 81, of Worcester – Obituary

Audrey (Dangredo) Cousineau, 79, of Worcester – Obituary

Richard A. Cove, 56, of Sterling – Obituary

David F. Covello, 58, of Worcester – Obituary

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Sophia (Pantazis) Economou, 95, of Holden – Obituary

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Gertrude “Trudy” Fennell, 97, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

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Deborah Ann (Wemett) Genest – Awad, 64, of Worcester – Obituary

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Nanette Marie (Ferreira) Helmboldt, 66, of Gardner – Obituary

Edward “Eddie” Hyder, 67, of Worcester – Obituary

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Phyllis M. (Bennett) Jernberg, 97, of Worcester – Obituary

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John “Jack” J. Kapish, 69, of Holden/Spencer – Obituary

Lois P. (Prince) King, 87, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

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Betty E. (Christenson) Lamberto, 86, of West Boylston – Obituary

Paul K. Lane, 77, of Worcester – Obituary

Robert S. Lizotte, 67, of Worcester – Obituary

Dhimitraq Lolo, 91 – Obituary

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Bernard W. Manseau, 90, of Worcester – Obituary

Gabriel Melichian, 93, of Worcester – Obituary

Michael “Mickey” Montiverdi Sr., 73, of Sutton – Obituary

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Shelia M. (Lescord) Norton, 84, of Westborough – Obituary

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Francisco Olivencia, 70, of Worcester – Obituary

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Jason N. Rimbach, 40, of Leominster/Sterling – Obituary

Wendy Jean (Gallant) Rotolo, 64, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

Claire D. (Laurence) Roy, 97, of Worcester – Obituary

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Shirley M. (Sobel) Selig, 92, of Wayland – Obituary

Dorothy M. (Follansbee) Shusta, 98, of West Boylston – Obituary

John H. Siequist, 66, of Rutland/West Boylston – Obituary

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Gloria A. (Kattor) Walsh, 87, of Shrewsbury – Obituary

Anthoula Woulas, 89, of Worcester – Obituary

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Worcester Railers at Orlando Solar Bears
When: Thursday, February 15, 7pm
Friday, February 16, 7pm
Saturday, February 17, 7pm
Where: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Radio: WORC, 98.9 FM; nashicon989.com

Records:
Railers: 21-20-4-2; 48 points (9-9-2-2 on road), 5th in North Division
Orlando: 21-23-5-1; 48 points (8-10-3-1 at home), 4th in South Division

Previous meetings:
First meeting

Last game:
Railers: Beat Brampton 5-3 last Sunday
Orlando: Lost 4-1 to Wheeling on Monday

Leading scorers:
Railers:
Barry Almeida: 15 goals, 26 assists; 41 points
Chris Langkow: 13 goals, 21 assists; 34 points
Nick Saracino: 6 goals, 15 assists; 21 points

Orlando:
Joshua Winquist: 17 goals, 27 assists; 44 points
Hunter Fejes: 22 goals, 20 assists; 42 points
Max Novak: 14 goals, 25 assists; 39 points

Special Teams
Railers:
Power Play 13.7% (8.8% on road)
Penalty Kill 80.4% (83.1% on road)

Orlando:
Power Play 16.4% (17.2% at home)
Penalty Kill 82.8% (84.6% at home)

Probable goaltender match-up:
Railers Eamon McAdam (13-9-4-2, 2.74, .912) vs Orlando Cal Heeter (12-12-3-2, 2.90, .905)

Former Worcester players on Orlando:
*Chris Crane (Orlando #7) played 23 games for the WorSharks over three seasons (2012-15).

Players to watch:
*T.J. Syner (Railers #14) has points in three of the last four games (5a)
*Mitch Gillam (Railers #35) played two games for Orlando last season, going 0-1-1
*Hunter Fejes (Orlando #23) has a three game point streak