In Memoriam

Carolyn Krepshan Sumner, September 10, 1926-September 14, 2022 (paternal grandmother)

Margaret Owens, November 21, 1922, March 2, 2022 (maternal grandmother)

Joseph Sumner, June 16 1926 – Oct. 9, 2019 (Paternal great uncle)

  • Jake (1992-2008), Daisy (1994-2009)
  • Lou Pulda (paternal great uncle – marriage)
  • Mabel “Mary” Pulda (Krepshan) Aug. 23 1915 – Aug. 23 2008 (paternal great aunt)

WORCESTER Mabel Pulda, 93, died peacefully on Saturday, August 23 (2008), surrounded by family members and friends. Mabel, known to all as Mary, experienced 93 years of life well and fully lived. She was the matriarch of a large and loving family that includes daughters Margery Blonder and her husband Fred, Elizabeth Tapper and her partner Peter Simkin, and Harriet Ben Ner and her husband Avner; sons Arnold and his wife Patricia, and Robert and his wife Kathy, her son-in-law Howard Rifkin, and her sister Carolyn Sumner. She is predeceased by her husband, Louis, and her daughter, Ruth. Mabel also had 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, many nieces, grand-nieces, nephews, grand-nephews, and countless friends. [Read more]

  • Ruth Pulda 1955-2008 (paternal cousin)

  • Helen Baves 1925-Aug. 17, 2004 (maternal great aunt)
  • Michael Baves 1925-June 3, 2014 (maternal great uncle by marriage)
  • Jim Gallagher (maternal uncle by marriage)
  • Kathy Owens (maternal great aunt by marriage)
  • Vincent Bell 1946-2016 (maternal uncle by marriage)
  • Gloria Sumner 2018 (paternal aunt by marriage)
  • Dorothy Owens Minton Feb. 11 1935 – Feb. 12 2019 (maternal great aunt)