Kindred Transitional Care in Westborough. She was the wife of the late Paul E. Lehmann.
Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Ella (Rafuse) Brunelle and was educated in Worcester schools.
Rhoda was a homemaker dedicated to her family and enjoyed playing bingo.
She is survived by one daughter, Cecilia M. Temple and her husband Bart of Westborough; one brother, William Brunelle of Meridian, Miss.; three sisters, Norma Beland of Worcester, Christine Wallace of Auburn, and Gail Gillon of Westborough; two grandsons, Bart and Paul Temple; three great-granddaughters, Evver, Olivia and Madeline Temple; and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Alice Lehmann, Edward Brunelle, Barbara Covello, Sylvia Campbell, Frederick Brunelle, and Gerald Brunelle.
Her graveside funeral service will be held Monday, Jan. 4, at 11:00 a.m., in Pine Grove Cemetery, South Street, Westborough. There are no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Westborough Food Pantry, PO Box 502, Westborough, MA 01581.
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Roy Edward Goodman, 86, of Lexington, formerly of Frederick, Maryland, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015, at Hinkle Hospice House.</p><p>A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Stauffers Funeral Home, 1621 Opossum Town Pike, Frederick. Interment will be private in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.</p><p>The family will receive family and friends at the Amvets Club, 702 E. South St., Frederick, following the services.</p><p>Born in Frederick County on May 20, 1929, he was the son of Minnie Jane Goodman Basham and James Edward Goodman. He was a member of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Frederick. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and was a lifetime member of the Marine Corp League-Shangri-La Detachment, Frederick and Bull Dog Detachment, Hagerstown. He was a Korean War Veteran and member of the KWV Chapter 142 in Frederick. He was an auxiliary officer for the Frederick Police Department and an active member of the Senior Citizens Center in Lexington, where he made many friends in the s... http://www.the-dispatch.com/article/20151229/OBITUARIES/151229827?Title%3DRoy-Goodman
Charles Frederick Holder battled giant tuna in the Pacific with just a fishing rod and uncovered ancient artifacts in Mexico, but perhaps most importantly, he advocated putting flowers on horse-drawn carriages and calling it a parade.
The history of the Rose Parade is a little muddy, but everyone agrees Holder, a California transplant and one of Pasadena’s biggest fans in the 1800s, played a role in the annual New Year’s Day celebration’s foundation.
“In New York, people are buried in snow,” Holder announced at Valley Hunt Club meeting prior to the first parade, according to the Tournament of Roses. “Here our flowers are blooming and our oranges are about to bear. Let’s hold a festival to tell the world about our paradise.”
Holder and other members of the Valley Hunt Club, an upscale group of fox hunters turned social society, likely got the idea after visiting Nice, France’s centuries old Bataille de Fleurs, the Battle of Flowers, according to Bill Flinn, the Tournament of Roses’ executive d... http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/lifestyle/20161210/who-invented-the-rose-parade-a-globe-trotting-adventurer-and-one-of-pasadenas-biggest-fans