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Seth Berman Silver

September 25, 1979 ~ December 8, 2019 (Age 40)

Seth Berman Silver of Athol, MA entered into rest, surrounded by his loving family, on December 8, 2019 at the age of 40.

Dear son of Lawrence Silver of Hull, MA and Cindy (Berman) Bellanca of Kissimmee, FL and stepson of Sam Bellanca. Cherished grandson of the late Milton and Ida Silver and the late Milton and Sylvia Berman.

Devoted father of Addison and Oliver Silver and their caring mother, Kristee.

Soulmate and best friend of Amber White and stepfather of Makayla, Lilyauna and Jaxx Bilodeau.

Cherished nephew of Debbie and Wayne Gilman, Jerel and Rose Silver, the late Norman Silver, Jacqueline Berman, and the late Randall and Colleen Berman.

Seth grew up in Bridgewater, MA. He graduated from NECI, Vermont and turned his passion for cooking, and his love of meeting new people, into a career as a chef and owner of The Ugly Omelet in Lunenberg and later, The River’s Edge in Winchendon.

Seth was always a hard worker, starting with a paper route and riding his bike ten miles to his first job at a restaurant. His charitable nature and desire to help others started as a staff member at The Bridge Center camp in Bridgewater for autistic and special needs children and later as a camp counselor for YMCA Camp.

He was a daredevil, loved people and nature. His many adventures and interests included four wheeling, hiking and camping, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, roller coasters, roller blading and a love of the water and the beach. He had a love for rock collecting.

Funeral services for Seth will be held at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington Street, Canton, MA on Tuesday, December 10th at 1PM followed by burial at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon, MA.

Memorial observance will be at the home of Debbie and Wayne Gilman on Tuesday following burial until 8PM, continuing Wednesday and Thursday from 11AM to 3PM and 6PM to 9PM.

All are invited to attend a Celebration of Seth’s Life on Friday, December 13th at 1PM at The River’s Edge, 302 Spring Street, Winchendon, MA. Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be donated to the T-Cell Lymphoma Research Foundation, Wall Street Plaza, 88 Pine Street, Suite 2400, New York, NY 10005 or online at

Forever in our hearts. Always helping others, always had a smile, always full of life.

“Enjoy the moments -- one adventure at a time”

Seth Berman Silver

November 13, 1968 ~ December 25, 2019 (Age 51)

WINCHENDON – Tyna M. Morin, 51, of 7 Little Watatic Pond Road, Ashburnham, died Wednesday evening, December 25, 2019, with her family at her side.

She was born in Gardner on November 13, 1968, daughter of Delano A. Morin of Winchendon and the late Arlene M. (Fontaine) Morin and was a 1986 graduate of Murdock High School. She later earned her Associates Degree. She had lived in Ashburnham for the last nine years.

Tyna worked as a cardiac technician at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester and other medical facilities. She enjoyed skiing, hiking, spending time with her family and geo cashing.

In addition to her father, she leaves a sister Renee D. Robinson and her husband Mark of Kennebunk, ME; 3 special nephews, Michael Del Morin Jr, Benjamin Robinson and Max Robinson; a special niece, Alexandra Morin; a sister in law, Sally–Jo E, Morin and a great nephew Jackson. A brother, Michael Del Morin, preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 1 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. A calling hour will precede the service Saturday from 12 to 1 P.M.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in the spring.

Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Rd #200, Framingham, MA 01701 or to American Cancer Society, 3 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701.