Obituaries: Roxford 'Roxie' Earl, 89, and Rocco Cashorali, 79

The following residents of Milford have died in recent days.

Roxford W. Earl. Credit: Buma Funeral Homes.
Roxford W. Earl. Credit: Buma Funeral Homes.
Roxford W. “Roxie” Earl, 89, of Milford, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 in Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Northbridge. He was the husband of the late Grace Lillian (Slavin) Earl who died in 2002.
Mr. Earl was employed at the former Draper Corp. in Hopedale for 49 years, retiring in 1980. He was born on Jan. 3, 1924 in Milford, son of the late Fred L. and Edith E. (Lock) Earl and was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1943.
Mr. Earl served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a member and past Commander of the American Legion – Powers Post #59 in Milford and was a life member of the Milford Veterans of Foreign Wars, Frascotti Post #1544.

Rocco Cashorali 79, of Milford, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, with his children at his side, in the Milford Regional Medical Center. He was born in Walpole, son of the late Nicolas and Concetta (Vasila) Cashorali and lived in Milford many years.  
He was a graduate of the Milford High School class of 1951. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Cashorali was employed over forty years as a meat cutter at the former Hills Food Service in Milford. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 171.


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