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 William P. Lively

William P. Lively

Death 26 Oct 2012 (aged 80)
Burial Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 100004571 · View Source
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Funeral services for William P. Lively, 80, of 68 Harrington St., were held Monday, Oct. 29, in Our Lady Immaculate Church, Athol.

The Celebrant was Rev. Krzysztof Korcz, pastor.

The organist was Janet Paoletti and the soloists were Liz Hume and Mary Casella.

The funeral pall was placed by his daughters Kim Lively and Kelly Lively and by his daughter in-law Andrea Lively. The crucifix was placed by his son Ken Lively.

The readings were shared by his granddaughter Shannah Zinkievich and by his son Ken Lively. The offertory gifts were brought forward by his grandson Adam Zinkievich and by Jason Goodhind. A eulogy was given by his daughter Kim Lively and a poem was shared by his daughter-in-law Andrea Lively.

Burial followed in Highland Cemetery.

The bearers were Glenn Mitchell, Gregg Mitchell, Shannah Zinkievich, Heather Lively, Bruce Mitchell and Randy Mitchell.

A reception was held in the community room of the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home.

Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange, directed arrangements.

ATHOL -- William P. Lively, 80 of 68 Harrington Street, Athol, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 in the Athol Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Greenfield, on July 30, 1932, the son of the late Oscar and the late Eunice (Baker) Lively.

He was raised in Colrain and attended the ARMS Academy in Shelborne Falls. Many years ago, he worked for Scotty's Esco service station in Griswoldville and Kendall Mills. He had also worked for Taylor Buick in Athol. More recently, Mr. Lively worked for the L. S. Starrett Tool Company's shipping room and Department 9 for forty years until his retirement in 1995. He was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church and enjoyed attending his grandchildren's sporting events.

He leaves his wife of 57 years: Norma H. (Wright) Lively; one son: Kenneth P. Lively and his wife Andrea of Royalston; two daughters: Kim M. Lively of Athol, Kelly A. Lively of Rehoboth; two granddaughters: Shannah Zinkievich and her husband Adam of Enfield, Conn., Heather Lively of Royalston and her fiancé Jason Goodhind of Hadley.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at 11:00 am in the Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St., Athol. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held Monday from 9 - 10:15 a.m. at the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange, MA.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made in his memory to Athol High School Scholarship Association, P.O. Box 338, Athol, MA 01331 or

Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St., Athol, MA 01331.




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