Obituaries: Kathleen Speroni, Frederick P. Belforti, Maureen Walsh DaSilva, Victoria Lombardi Tocchi,

The following residents of Milford have died in recent days.

Maureen Walsh DaSilva. Credit: Edwards Memorial Funeral Home.
Maureen Walsh DaSilva. Credit: Edwards Memorial Funeral Home.
Kathleen J. (Fitzpatrick) Speroni, 71, of Milford passed away Sunday Dec. 1, 2013 in Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Ronald F. Speroni, former Supt. of the Milford Highway Dept., who died in 1998. Mrs. Speroni worked in the Department of Unemployment for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for 45 years. 
She was born June 11, 1942 in Milford the daughter of the late George A. Fitzpatrick and Christine B. (Grigarevich) Fitzpatrick and was a graduate of Milford High School in 1960. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. 

Frederick P. Belforti, 99, of Milford, passed away, Sunday Nov. 24, 2013 in the Milford Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Florence E. (Porzio) Belforti who passed away in June 6, 2013. He was born in Milford, son of the late Antonio and Mary (Mazzini) Belforti and lived in Hopedale before moving to Milford many years ago.     
He was a graduate of the Hopedale High School class of 1931. Mr. Belforti retired in 1976 from the former Draper Corporation in Hopedale where he was employed as a Quality Control Inspector. He was a communicant of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and a social member of the Milford Italian Veteran’s club.

Mrs. Maureen (Walsh) DaSilva, 74, of Milford died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at UMASS-Memorial Healthcare in Worcester, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Robert A. DaSilva, who died in 2003. Mrs. DaSilva was born in Huddersfield, England the daughter of the late Michael and the late Catherine (Griffin) Walsh. She attended public schools in England as a young girl, graduating from high school. 
Mrs. DaSilva had been a resident of the United States since the late 1950s and had last been employed at Fenwal Electronics Corporation located in Ashland, retiring in 2001. Mrs. DaSilva loved to travel and loved to spend time with her family.

Mrs. Victoria L. (Lombardi) Tocchi, 89, of Milford, died suddenly on Nov. 24, 2013 at the Milford Regional Medical Center after being stricken at her residence. She was the beloved wife of Robert F. Tocchi. Mrs. Tocchi was born in Marlborough, the daughter of the late Michael and the late Rose (DePaolo) Lombardi. She attended the former Sacred Heart Grammar School as a young girl and was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1942. She also attained her certification in food service from UMASS – Amherst. 
Mrs. Tocchi was first employed as a young woman as a waitress at the family owned restaurant, Club Lombardi, located on Medway Road in Milford. She later was employed as head cafeteria cook for the Milford public school department and lastly as the food service director at the Blackstone-Millville Regional High School, from which she retired.


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