Eugene R. Filipe, 93, a lifelong resident of Hudson, MA died on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at Marlborough Hospital. He leaves his wife of 72 years, Theresa Marie (MacLellan) Filipe.
Besides his wife, Eugene is survived by his children, Mary Mathews of Hudson, Lorraine Plummer and husband Dan of North Carolina, Cathy Ricci and husband Paul of Long Island, NY, Ellen MacGilvray and husband Richard of Hudson, Virginia Benson and husband David of North Carolina, Daniel Filipe and wife Karen of Texas and Ruth Matthews and husband Glen of Leominster. He was predeceased by 4 daughters, Linda Filipe, Elizabeth Filipe, Joan Filipe and Bernadette Keefe, wife of Al Keefe of Maine. He is also survived by his many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews along with other relatives and friends.
Eugene was born and raised in Hudson, MA, son of the late Ernest and Mary (Cardoza) Filipe. He resided in Hudson his entire life and was a member of St. Michael Parish in Hudson. He served in the U.S. Navy until being honorably discharged in 1950. Both Eugene and his wife Theresa sang in the church choir for St. Michael’s and the former Christ King Church. He worked for the Raytheon Company for many years until retiring in 1994. He enjoyed being outdoors gardening and singing with the group Worcester Men of Song. Most of all he cherished spending time with his children and later all the grandchildren. He will be missed by all who loved and knew him.
Relatives and friends are invited to a period of visitation from 4-7pm on Friday, September 9, 2022 at Tighe Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:00am on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Saint MIchael Parish, 21 Manning St., Hudson, MA; followed by a procession to Saint Michael Cemetery in Hudson for Committal Services.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Eugene may be made to: The Michael Lisnow Respite Center, 112 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. (www.hopkintonrespite.org)