The Concord Bridge welcomes letters from readers, which can be emailed to or mailed to: The Concord Bridge, 56C Winthrop St., Concord, MA 01742

Letters must be a maximum of 300 words. Anonymous submissions will not be accepted. Readers are limited to one letter per month, must include an address and phone number for confirmation purposes. Letters will be printed at the discretion of the editor. 




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Ann Lee (Gallagher) Deignan, 90

June 14, 2024
Ann Lee Deignan (née Gallagher) of Concord, formerly of Sanibel Island, Florida, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2024.

Donald C. Dolben, 87

June 13, 2024
Donald Custis Dolben, neighbor, bicyclist, and chairman of the Dolben Company, passed away peacefully at home, June 8, 2024.

Norine Marie (O’Neil) Christian, 92

June 12, 2024
Norine Marie (O’Neil) Christian, 92, of Nashua, New Hampshire, formerly of Concord, died at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, New Hampshire, on June 9, 2024.

The Activist and the Eagle

June 9, 2024
Shelley Elinor Morss stood up at a time when others didn’t — and found a famous partner along the way.

Obituary policy:
Obituaries for The Concord Bridge must be submitted to by noon on Friday for publication the following week. Deadlines may change due to holidays or other factors. Obituaries may not exceed 400 words and may be edited. The cost for an obituary is $400. Obituaries must include the name of the funeral home that is handling services and a contact number for the person who is submitting it. The Concord Bridge will print obituaries for current and former residents of Concord and those with current local family connections.

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Celeste Katz Marston, Managing Editor
Betsy Levinson, Editor
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