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Colleen M. Herz

March 22, 1988 ~ November 20, 2018 (age 30)



Colleen M. Herz, 30, of Westborough, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the UMass/Memorial Healthcare in Worcester.

Born in Glen Cove, New York, she is the much-loved daughter of George W. and Julie A. (Downey) Herz of Westborough.

Colleen graduated from Westborough High School in 2006. She received her undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and a graduate degree from University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Colleen loved traveling, reading, and animals, especially her dog Rocky. She was always ready to play a board game and was famous for her many adventures. Colleen had a passion for learning; she enjoyed testing her knowledge when playing trivia with family and friends.

In addition to her parents she is survived by her brothers, George Herz, III and his partner, Laurie Nelson, of Sharon, MA, and Mark Herz of Costa Mesa, CA; her sister, Emily Herz of Los Angeles, CA; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday November 29 at 10:30 A.M. in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough.

Calling hours at the Pickering and Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Wednesday November 28 from 5 to 8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the MSPCA either digitally ( or physically:

MSPCA – Angell

Attn: Donations

350 South Huntington Avenue

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


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Calling Hours
November 28, 2018

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home
62 W. Main Street
Westborough, MA 01581

Funeral Mass
November 29, 2018

10:30 AM
St. Luke the Evangelist Church
70 West Main St
Westborough, MA 01581

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