Places

  • Shrewsbury tourist attractions include: General Artemas Ward House.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Mike Birbiglia (comedian and actor), Peter Sullivan (screenwriter and film director), Shawn Loiseau (american football player), and Joe Lavin (ice hockey player).

History

The population is 35,608 according to the 2010 US Census. The Town of Shrewsbury, named for Shrewsbury, England, is a suburban community with an uneven and hilly terrain cut by a number of minor streams providing several small water power sites. Grants of land were made in what would eventually be the town beginning in 1664, with the 3,200-acre (13 km) grant called Haynes Farm as the largest. Settlers came primarily from Sudbury and Marlborough and the first permanent settler was Gersham Wheelock in 1720. As a town, Shrewsbury was first settled in 1722 and officially incorporated in 1727. Townspeople created an agricultural economy with apple orchards and by 1750 there were two stores and four taverns as well as several small industries in operation. The rapid fall of prices for agricultural goods, the shortage of hard currency and the general economic depression following the Revolutionary War produced disastrous conditions for colonists....

The official website for the city of Shrewsbury is http://www.shrewsbury-ma.gov/.

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Shrewsbury Obituaries

It was noted on March 22nd, 2016 that Kathryn J miss "Kat" Janicki passed away in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Janicki was 37 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Kathryn J miss "Kat"'s life.

It was written by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 27th, 2015 that Aubrey Jr "Aub" Greenwald passed away in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Greenwald was 88 years old and was born in Baltimore, MD.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Aubrey Jr "Aub"'s life.

It was written by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 27th, 2015 that Mabel R Hmura (Lacroix) died in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Ms. Hmura was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mabel R's life.

It was revealed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 22nd, 2015 that Margaret J Fulginiti (Puleo) passed on in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Ms. Fulginiti was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Margaret J's life.

It was written by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 18th, 2015 that J Phillip "Phil" Forrister passed away in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Forrister was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor J Phillip "Phil"'s life.

It was revealed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 12th, 2015 that Julianne B "Julie" Turo (Jakaitis) passed on in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Ms. Turo was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Julianne B "Julie"'s life.

It was noted by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 8th, 2015 that Derek W Morton perished in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Morton was 90 years old and was born in Manchester E, .  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Derek W's life.

It was disclosed on November 5th, 2015 that Josephine Diterlizzi (Diurno-Days) passed on in Kennebunk, Maine.  Ms. Diterlizzi was 94 years old and was born in Shrewsbury, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Josephine's life.

It was noted on April 24th, 2015 that James Stras Koopman perished in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Koopman was 78 years old and was born in Oklahoma City, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James Stras's life.

It was noted by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on April 6th, 2015 that Peter E Ferranto passed away in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  Ferranto was 79 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Peter E's life.

Cemeteries in Shrewsbury

All Faiths Cemetery & Crmtry

n 1885, the idea of creating a cemetery for those of Swedish origin was breached. Initial meetings of interested persons resulted in the purchase of a tract of land, which was granted permission to be used for cemetery purposes on November 25,...

St Patrick's Cemetery

St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Parish in Natick was established in 1856. Deeply committed to Jesus Christ, we endeavor to become a unified community of faith, worship, and service. As part of the New Evangelization proclaimed by Blessed John Paul...

Worcester County Memorial Park

The park is open at all times, with never a period, day or night, when a family member or friend cannot visit the final resting place of a loved one. Apparent, too, is the absence of traditional monuments and tombstones found in most other...

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Shrewsbury Cemetery Department
Boylston St
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Shrewsbury Cemetery Emergency
100 Maple Ave
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Shrewsbury Cemetery News

Thomas Aquinas College Mourns Loss of a Founder
Interment will be immediately after at Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery. Luncheon will follow in St. Joseph Commons on the college campus, during which the three remaining founders of Thomas Aquinas College will make some remarks in memory of their ...
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The teacher to whom I owe the most
Interment will be immediately after at Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery. Luncheon will follow in St. Joseph Commons on the college campus, during which the three remaining founders of Thomas Aquinas College will make some remarks in memory of their ...
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Mountain View Cemetery Listings
The cemetery is located on the west side of Boylston Street near Shrewsbury Center and is owned and maintained by the town of Shrewsbury. The transcription was completed in 2004 ...
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Town of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts - Mountain View Cemetery
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Town of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts - Mountain View Cemetery
The Official Government Website of the town of shrewsbury, massachusetts ... The Cemetery provides burial space for residents of the Town of Shrewsbury. ...
http://www.shrewsbury-ma.gov/department/?fDD=30-0

Town of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts - Parks & Cemetery Commission
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MA Cemetery Association:: Board of Directors
Mountain View Cemetery. 100 Maple Avenue. Town of Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury, MA 01545. 508-841 ... Wildwood Cemetery. 34 Palmer Street. Winchester, MA 01890. 781-721-7142 ...
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