Dennis Lamothe

    HOPEDALE Dennis Lamothe, 71, of Hopedale, died Saturday, March 22, 2008, in UMass Memorial
    Hospital, Worcester.

    A lifelong resident of Hopedale, Mr. Lamothe was a wood pattern maker for the former Draper Corp.,
    Hopedale for 20 years and had once had one of his wood patterns exhibited in France at an
    international textile trade show. He later worked for Boston Scientific, Natick.

    He was born in Milford on August 24, 1936, the son of the late Dionis and Lucetta (Lambert) Lamothe,
    and was a graduate of both Hopedale High School, where he played baseball and basketball, and the
    Draper apprentice program.

    He had played baseball for the New England All Stars and was chosen MVP of the Championship
    Milford Legion Baseball team in Florida. He then went on to play professional baseball with the Detroit
    Tigers organization.

    Mr. Lamothe also coached little league in Hopedale for several years, had also been a ski instructor
    at Killington, Vt, and was a long-time member of the MetroWest Worship Center in Ashland.

    He is survived by one brother Victor G. Lamothe of Hopedale and two cousins, Hazel Caufield of
    Hopedale and Gail Paturzo of Hopedale.

    Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 10 a.m. in the BUMA-SARGEANT
    FUNERAL HOME, 42 Congress St., Milford, MA 01757.

    Interment will follow in the Hopedale Village Cemetery, Rte. 16, Hopedale. Calling hours will be
    Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., prior to the service in the funeral home.  Milford Daily News,

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