UXBRIDGE, Mass. – Karl W. Behrens, 56, of Uxbridge, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Debora (Ware) Behrens.
In addition to his wife Debora of 33 years, he is survived by two daughters Kristie H. Behrens of Boston and Jackie G. (Behrens) Bayer of Uxbridge, and a brother Robert A. and his wife Noreen E. Behrens of Southborough.
A longtime resident of Uxbridge, Mr. Behrens was employed at EMC Corporation in Hopkinton for the past 15 years. Previously, he had worked at Prime Computers for 18 years.
He was born in New York in 1956 the son of the late Herman W. and Kathryn (Wagner) Behrens, was a graduate of Uxbridge High School, and had attended UMass – Amherst and Worcester State College. Karl enjoyed hiking, biking, traveling, and cooking. He was also a longtime volunteer and member of the Blackstone Valley Sugaring Association at Riverbend Farm. He cherished time spent with family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at 4 p.m. in the Buma Funeral Home, 101 N. Main St., Rte. 122, Uxbridge. Visiting hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. prior to the service in the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date in Maplewood Cemetery, Upton.
Memorial donations may be made to the Uxbridge Ambulance Fund, 25 South Main St., Uxbridge, MA 01569.