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Donovan, Lorraine M. (Driscoll), of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, Nov. 19. Beloved wife of the late John W. Devoted mother of Jane E. Worcester & her husband Anthony of Arlington, Judith A. Abdon & Michael O’Dwyer of Milton, James R. & his wife Patricia of So. Boston, John C.  & his wife Monica of Canton, Kerin A. and Gregory C. Donovan, both of Milton. Sister of Joan R. of Braintree and James Driscoll & his wife Judith of Pittsburgh, PA, Virginia Niosi & her husband Paul of Canton, Marybeth Corliss & her husband Robert of of Pocasset and the late Marilyn McDonough. Also survived by 9 loving grandchildren & many loving nieces & nephews.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM.  Former member of the American Women’s Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to MGH Development, Breast Cancer Research Fund, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 1310, Boston, MA 02114.

Regan, Barbara J. (Maguire), of Milton after a brief illness, Barbara passed on November 15thin the presence of her entire family at Mass Gen. Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Cox) Maguire. The devoted wife to Matthew C. Regan, Jr. for 53 years. The mother of Matthew III (Deidre), Gail Simeone (William), Tina Harrington (Joe), all of Milton, and Barbara J. Shaver (Bill) of VA. Grandmother to twelve wonderful grandchildren. Sister to Mary Fabiano (Richie) of VA and Florida, Dennis Maguire (Lillian) of Peabody, Jimmy Maguire (Susan) of NH and the late John Maguire. Sister-in-law to Barbara G. Maher of Stoughton, Donna Maguire of Lynn and Lorraine Maguire of NH. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4-8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. Barbara was a native of Lynn and a proud graduate of St. Mary’s High School. She was a retiree of the MA Water Resources Authority and previously worked at the Suffolk County Extension Service, where she met her friend Judy Romaine. She was a member of St. Agatha’s Choir for many years. Most recently she was a volunteer at the Milton Hospital Blood Lab, enjoying the experience with Mary Maloney, the Director. In their retirement the Regans enjoyed many trips to Italy with the A.F.C. Famiglias, cruises to the Caribbean, recent cruises to British Columbia with cousin Denise Maguire, and in September completed a cruise on the Danube River. In 2008 the Regans moved to Pine Tree Brook in Milton, where they enjoyed the camaraderie and positive endearment of their community. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to A.F.C. Famiglias, 14 Joseph Rd., Revere, MA 02151, att: Andy Iovanna or St. Rock Haiti Foundation, P.O. Box 511, Milton, MA 02186 would be appreciated, or the charity of your choice.

Persico, Peter S., age 58, of Mattapan, Nov. 15th.   Beloved husband of Eileen P. (O’Connell).  Son of Adolph S. Persico of Mattapan and the late Julia T. (Sullivan).  Brother of Theresa A. Hurrie and her husband Joseph of Weymouth and Falmouth. Uncle of Terrence J. and Patrick J. Hurrie of Falmouth.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Tuesday 4-8 pm.  Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Wednesday morning at 10.  Burial St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Monastery of St. Clare, 920 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Pike, Dorothy F. (Forde),of Milton, formerly of Barefoot Bay, FL, Nov. 6. Beloved wife of the late Harold Pike and Elmer Pike. Loving step-mother of Elmer Pike Jr. ofChelsea, Timothy M. Pike of Walpole and Marilyn Carr of Wrentham.  Sister of Virginia F. Wells of Milton, Stephen J. Forde Jr. and his wife, Terri (Veneto) of Westford and the late Marion M. Blanchard, John J. & Norman F. Forde. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 4-7pm. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10:30.Burial following at St. Peter's Cemetery,Sandwich,MA. Former parishioner of St. Luke Church, Sebastian, FL. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made toOld Colony Hospice, One Credit UnionWay, Randolph MA 02368

Dennis V. O’Connor, age 43, of Marshfield, passed away unexpectedly November 2ndat the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.  Born in Weymouth, he was raised in Marshfield, graduated from Marshfield High School and was a lifelong resident of Marshfield.  He worked for Road to Responsibility for 9 years as a counselor for disabled adults. He was also a chef, a talented artist, and musician who sang in a local band. He enjoyed collecting antiques and was an avid Bruins fan.  Beloved son of Carole E. Evangelista and Dick Smith of Marshfield & Dennis G. O’Connor and Tina Wilkinson of Quincy.  Brother of David O’Connor and Heather Evangelista of Marshfield, Ashley O’Connor and Kelly Tratzinski both of Quincy.  Uncle of Kendra O’Connor, Cody O’Connor, Mia Tratzinski and Jack Parker.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday, 4- 8 pm.  Funeral Mass at St. Anne by the Sea Church, 587 Ocean St., Marshfield, Saturday morning at 11 am.  Burial Private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dennis’ memory to Hello House for Men-Substance Abuse Treatment, 686 Mass Ave., Boston, MA 02118.

Diane E. Drysdale passed away suddenly on Monday November 3, 2014 at Brockton Hospital. Born in Boston 47 years ago, Diane was a graduate of St. Clair’s High School and Quincy Junior College. She has resided in Weymouth for 10 years. She was employed as an Accounting Clerk for the City of Boston before her disability. The beloved daughter of Carol A. (Klueber) Drysdale of Weymouth and the late George T. Drysdale. Loving sister of Kelly Finnerty and her husband, Matthew of Weymouth. Devoted aunt of Kelsey and Matthew Finnerty. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sat. morning at 11. Visiting hour Sat. morning 10 to 11 prior to service. Burial private.

Coccimiglio, Louis R., age ,husband of Mary A. (Ponticelli). Devoted father of Catherine of Hull, Joseph M. of Bridgewater and the late Teresa Coccimiglio. Cherished grandfather of Matthew F. Coccimiglio of Mansfield, Lisa Marie Coccimiglio & her loving companion Anthony Prisco of Raynham & his great grandchildren Jade Marie & Damien M. DeSousa. Dear brother of Louise Loporto of CA, Rose Bonanno of Hull and the late Mary Picanzo. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Drafting Engineer of Polaroid Corp. Late member of Dorchester Council K. of C. Graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology. WW II Airforce veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Development Office, P.O> Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.  

 Spencer, Barbara T. (Kelley), age 84, of Winthrop, formerly of Dorchester, Oct. 19. Devoted mother of Deborah A. Tarr & her husband Roy Tarr, DPM of Stoughton and the late Lorrie A. Spencer. Dear sister of Marie McCarthy of Dorchester and the late Sr. Pius, C.S.J. (Kathleen Kelley), Virginia Lundberg, Edward, Francis X., John, & Richard Kelley. Also survived by many caring nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Friday morning at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired 35 year employee of the MDC/DCR. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in honor of her grandniece, Sabrina Kelley to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Massachusetts/Rhode Island Chapter, 220 North Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760.

Lynch, Christopher Joseph, age 25, suddenly, of Milton, October 20.  Beloved son of Ellenmarie (O’Donnell) & Bernard J. Lynch of Milton.  Brother of Michael, Matthew & Connor Lynch all of Milton. Grandson of Bernard J. Lynch, III of Milton & the late Marion R. & Teresa O’Donnell of West Roxbury & the late Michael. Nephew of Michael O’Donnell, Denise Amato & her husband Vincent and Brenda O’Donnell. Cousin of Rachel, Mikayla & Michael. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Friday at 12:30 PM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  Graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, class of 2013.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to In-Patient Bone Marrow Transplant, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215.

Fallon, Robert T.,   of Holbrook & Milton, formerly Mattapan, & Boston. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, & friend. Robert attended Hyde Park H.S. & Northeastern Univ, graduating in 1960 with a degree in chemical engineering. He worked as an as RF/Microwave semiconductor engineer throughout his career at Raytheon, Sylvania and Microwave Associates (which in now MACOM). In 1963 he co-founded and was President of Parametric Industries (PI), Winchester, MA and in 1986 co-founded Micrometrics, Londonderry, NH. He received recognition of achievement from NASA in 1969 for his contributions to the Apollo 11 space program. Robert’s passion was semiconductors and he was often referred to as Dr. Diode in the industry because of his wealth of knowledge in the field, whether it be design, manufacture, or application inquiry. Survived by his former wife, Mary Anne Fallon of Milton, four children and eight grandchildren: son Robert Fallon & his wife Stephanie of Milton and their children, Henry & Nora; son Daniel Fallon and his wife Mary Lou of Dedham and their children, Daniel & Jessica; son Brian Fallon & his wife Maureen of Stoughton and their children, Brian, Jr. & Victoria, son Charles Fallon and his wife Jennifer of Stoughton and their children, Erin & Grace; along with several nieces & nephews. Also survived by his sister Joan Corsi of Hyde Park and predeceased by his brother Frederick Fallon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 10. Special thanks to Standish Village Assisted Living, Beth Israel Hospital and Tippett Hospice Home, Needham. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Assn., 912 Killian Hill Rd, S.W. Lilburn, GA 30047.   

Bornemann, Alfred H., age 84, a 35 year resident of Milton, formerly of Boston, Oct. 11, 2014. Born in Bogota, Colombia, raised in Bremen, Germany and a resident of the United States since 1950.  He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 56 years Margaret (MacCune), his devoted children; Karen L. Broth & her husband Mark of Concord, NH and Mark A. Bornemann & his wife Eileen of San Antonio, TX, his cherished grandchildren; Tyler & Zachary Broth and Erika & Jaclyn Bornemann, his dear sister, Norma Ventre of Methuen and loving nieces & nephews. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 5 to 8 PM. Funeral Service at the United Church of Christ, Canton, Thurs. morning at 11. Private burial at a later date. Retired Chief Mechanical Engineer of Kinny Vacuum Corp., Canton. Graduate of Northeastern Univ., where he earned his B.S. & M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Late member of the German Club of Walpole. A brilliant engineer, a wonderful husband and loving father & grandfather. All who knew Al were touched by his genuine kindness and generosity. In lieu of flowers, expressions may be made to United Church of Christ, 1541 Washington St., Canton, MA 02021.

McAuliffe, Daniel Bernard, age 81, of Milton, passed away peacefully at his home in the company of his loving family on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Originally from Eyeries, Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Ireland, he came to the U.S. in 1965 and had been a Milton resident for almost 50 years. A retired carpenter of St. Margaret’s Hospital, Dorchester and Marian Manor, So. Boston, Mr. McAuliffe was a longtime Eucharistic Minister & active parishioner of St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, a late officer of the Irish Music Club of Greater Boston and a late member of the Irish Social Club, West Roxbury. The beloved husband of Anna Marie (Keane) McAuliffe, he is also survived by his devoted children; Kathleen C. Holland & her husband John of Westwood, Erinmarie Carrick & her husband Matthew and Maureen C. Skillin & her husband David, all of Milton, his cherished grandchildren, Anya, Mary & Jack Holland, Liam, Declan & Finn Carrick and Maeve, Aidan & Andrew Skillin and his dear sisters & brother; Mary Egan of Belmont, Eileen Shapiro of Plymouth, Rose Ward of Galway, Ireland and Noel McAuliffe of So. Boston. He was the brother of the late John, Jeremiah & Joseph & Carmel Browne. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday 3 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Francis House, 39 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116.

Yocco, Philip S., longtime resident of Milton, age 79, Oct. 6.  Beloved husband of Diana (Hall). Devoted father of Stephen A.  and Michael E. Yocco both of Quincy. Brother of Antonetta of Milton and Robert Yocco of West Roxbury. Also survived by a niece and nephew.  Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10. There will be a celebration of life at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 5 to 8pm. Late member of the Globe Newspaper Co. Boston Typographical Union and former member of the Army National Guard, 26thYankee Division. Interment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Catholic Charities of Greater Boston, 51 Sleeper St., Boston, MA 02210.

Klaus, Marie C., age 91, of Milton, Oct. 8. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. Devoted mother of Robert A. Klaus & his wife Carolann of Bridgewater and Susan Murphy & her husband Stephen of FL. Cherished grandmother of Kristen Mohan & her husband Robert of Bridgewater and Shane & Keynan Murphy of FL. Dear sister of the late Arthur D. Fitzpatrick. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Fri. at 12 noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 9:30 to 11:30, prior to Mass. Retired employee of Spaulding Moss Blueprint Co., Boston. Former member the Winter Valley Resident Council and former “TV Lady” at Milton Hospital. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Winter Valley Resident Council, 600 Canton Ave., Milton, MA 02186.

Waters, Mary C., age 88, of Braintree, formerly of Jamaica Plain, after a period of declining health. Beloved daughter of the late Catherine (Timmins) and John Waters. Loving sister of the late Elizabeth, John & Thomas Waters. Survived by her niece, Susan Waters. Her extended family included many new and lifelong friends. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral Mass at St. Clare Church, Braintree Friday morning at 9. Visiting omitted. Interment in Old Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale.  

McGuirk, Helen M. (Joyce), of Braintree, formerly of Quincy, Oct. 6.  Beloved wife of the late William E. Loving daughter of the late Michael J. & Mary Joyce. Sister of William, Richard, Michael and Thomas Joyce and Mary McDevitt, Catherine J. Leary and Nora T. Caiani. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and irreplaceable friends.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at10:30.  Visiting hr. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 9 to 10  prior to Mass. Ret. Secretary for the MWRA. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Assn., P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

McGuirk, Helen M. (Joyce), of Braintree, formerly of Quincy, Oct. 6.  Beloved wife of the late William E. Loving daughter of the late Michael J. & Mary Joyce. Sister of William, Richard, Michael and Thomas Joyce and Mary McDevitt, Catherine J. Leary and Nora T. Caiani. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and irreplaceable friends.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at10:30.  Visiting hr. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 9 to 10  prior to Mass. Ret. Secretary for the MWRA. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Assn., P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MADaly, Robert F., MDC Police Officer (ret.), age 86, of Milton, Oct. 4, 2014. Beloved husband of Mary F. (Maloney). Devoted father of Thomas P. Daly, CAPT, USN (ret.) & his wife Tracy of Summerville, SC and Stephen M. Daly and his wife Melissa of Orlando, FL. Cherished grandfather of Thomas F. Daly, SrA, USAF & his wife Alison of Ft. Bragg, No. Carolina. Dear son of the late Thomas & Agnes (Cusack) Daly. Loving brother of the late Msgr. Thomas J. Daly. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. at 12 noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 2 to 4PM and 7 to 9PM. Retired MDC Police Officer  & Boston Police Officer with 32 years of service. Former Courtroom Security Officer of Moakley Federal Courthouse, Boston. Korean War Army veteran. Longtime usher & member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society of St. Agatha Church. Late member of West Roxbury Social Club, Knights & Ladies St. Finbarr (Cork) Club, and the Norwood Irish Music Club. Former volunteer for Milton Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Explorers.

Walsh, Thomas J. (ret. BPD) age 82, of Milton, Oct. 2. Loving husband of Elizabeth H. “Betty” (Hegarty) Walsh. Proud Dad of Margaret A. Kilban of Weymouth, Elizabeth W. DiTullio (Robert) of Plymouth, Kathleen W. Reynolds (Mark) of Duxbury, Stephen M. (Sara) of Mansfield, and Thomas J., Jr. (Karen) of Scituate. Cherished Papa to 12 grandchildren. Beloved son of the late Michael & Delia (Bannon) Walsh. Brother of Mary O’Brien (Bill) of Roslindale & the late Dennis Walsh. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Korean War Army veteran. and avid Red Sox Fan. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Mass. General Hospital, c/o Dr. Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, Surgical Research Fund,15 Parkman St., Suite 460,  Boston, MA 02114.  

Fitzpatrick, Joseph P., of Norton, formerly of Mattapan, age 66, Oct. 1. Cherished son of the late Joseph P & Anne L. Fitzpatrick.  Beloved brother of Edward T. & his wife Joanne of Norton, Regina M. of Quincy and William A. Fitzpatrick of Las Vegas, NV. Loving uncle of Kathleen Murphy, Kelly Cinelli and Joseph Fitzpatrick and many grandnieces & grandnephews. Friend of Bill. Funeral Mass at St. Angela Church, Mattapan Tues.  morning at 11.  Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8pm. Ret. employee of N. E. Tel & Tel/Verizon. 39 year member of IBEW Local 2222. Vietnam Army veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart and 2 Bronze Service Stars. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Edwina Martin House, 678 N. Main St., Brockton 02301  .

Walsh, Ruth Marie (Doherty), age 87, of Hyde Park, Sept. 25. Beloved wife of the late James T. Devoted mother of Jeanne W. Holway & her husband Dick of Cohasset, James T. & his wife Anne of Dorchester, Robert E. & his wife Kristin of Hingham, Michael F. & his wife Jeanne of Norwood, Nancy E. Murphy & her husband Tim of Holliston and Kerri W. Joy & her husband Pete of Hopkinton. Cherished Nana of 15 grandchildren & one great grandson. Dear sister of the late Anne Mullaney & Isabel O’Connor. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X  Church, 101 Wolcott Rd., Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of New Eng. Tel. & Tel. Co., Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Cathedral High School, c/o Cheryl Madruga, 74 Union Park St., Boston, MA 02118.  

Lucas, Sarita Wright, age 33, of Boston, MA, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Elkton, MD, Sept. 21, 2014. She was excited and looking forward to the birth of her daughter Claire Lucas in December. Sarita was the wife of Antonio Lucas, Jr of Bloomfield, CT and daughter of Wanda Geer of Boston. She worked as Deputy Attorney General for the State of Delaware. Sarita received her Bachelors Degree from Barnard College and studied law and received her JD from Suffolk Law School. A loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, she was an avid fan of the Red Sox and Patriots. In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her father Amos Wright; her stepfather Walter Geer, Jr of Boston; a brother Richard Pina, Jr. of Boston, a sister Nida Wright of Boston; step-brothers Walter Geer, III of New York and Adam Geer of Philadelphia, PA; nephews Jaylen, Cameron and Caleb; a niece Zelda; her maternal grandmother Mary L. Reed; aunts Anita, Mary and Maryum and an uncle Kenneth. Family will receive relatives and friends at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sat. morning at from 10 to 11 followed by a Funeral Service at 11. Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of her great grandmother Bessie Tartt Wilson to Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children, 142 Berkley St., Boston MA 02116 

Gavin-Reen, Cecelia G., age 77, of Plymouth & Naples, FL, formerly of Dedham, Sept. 24. Beloved wife of Jeremiah T. “Jerry”. Devoted mother of Marybeth Reen-Desai of Hingham and Joseph G. Reen, Sr. & his wife Tory of Dedham. Loving grandmother of Jonathan & Grace Desai, Joseph G. Jr & John F. Reen and the late Jacqueline K. Desai. Sister of Rita Manning of Milton and the late Ann Theresa Barnes & Mary Manning. Funeral Mass at St. Bonaventure Church, Plymouth Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. secretary at Milton Cemetery. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Make a Wish Foundation of Boston, 1 Bulfinch Place, Boston 02114.

 Hartlage, Cathleen M., (Maguire) age 52, formerly of Milton, MA, of Niskayuna, NY, Sept. 21. Beloved wife of James Hartlage. Devoted mother of Kaitlin, Kristin and Kelly Hartlage of Niskayuna. Cherished daughter of James Maguire of Milton & the late Margaret “Peg” (Sheehan) Maguire. Dear sister of Dr. James, Jr. & his wife Mary Ellen of Barrington, RI, Kevin & his wife Donna of Hingham, Daniel & his wife Paula of Braintree and the late Brian & Paul Maguire. Survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. at 12 Noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 5 to 8 PM. Former elementary school teacher for the Niskayuna School District. Graduate of Fontbonne Academy, U. Mass Boston, and Babson ColIege, M.B.A. lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas TX75265.

Parr, Edward Martin, age 93, of Milton, Sept. 18. Beloved husband of the late Louise A. (Grant). Devoted father of Ellen L. Quintal & her husband Thomas of Stoneham, Edward M., Jr. of Dothan, AL, Nancy P. Gorman & her husband Francis of Norfolk, Judith P. Campbell & her husband Gerald of E. Falmouth, Robert J. & his wife Jan of Sharon, Mary V. Averill & her husband Mark of Manassas, VA and Martha J. Parr of Hanover. Brother of Phyllis Lappas of Reading and the late Jessie M. St. Clair, Teresa A. Bowes, Francis C., Thomas P., George Donald and Clyde Francis Parr. Also survived by 11 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of U.S. Postal Service at So. Postal Annex and Logan Airport. WW II Navy Veteran. Longtime member of the A.L. Fogg-Roberts Post, Hyde Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to A.L. Fogg-Roberts Post, 56 Harvard Ave., Hyde Park, MA 02136.

Dalo, Lawrence F., Sr., of Quincy, Sept. 14. Beloved husband of Ellen R. (Dillon). Devoted father of the late Lawrence F. Dalo, Jr. and his surviving wife Jenny Dalo of Milford, NH, Sgt. Joseph Dalo (U.S.M.C.) & his wife Stephanie of CA and Mark McCulley of Quincy. Cherished grandfather of Lawrence A. Dalo. Loving brother of Daniel Dalo & his spouse, the Rev. Walter Connelly of Winthrop, Diane Doucette of Methuen and Frank Dalo of Waltham. Dear brother-in-law of Christine Babcock and her children, Stephen & Jill Babcock, all of Quincy. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. Former 30 year employee of Newton Water & Sewer Dept. U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the MA Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 9 Eire Drive, Suite 101, Natick MA 01760.

Sweeney, Michael A. passed away on September 10, 2014 after a short battle with cancer. Born in Boston, Michael resided many years in Medfield before moving to Quincy. Michael was a great chef and worked for many years as such, including the American Legion Hall, Medfield. He was a former member of the Medfield Gun Club and the American Legion Post, Medfield. Beloved son of the late Hugh J. and M. Gloria (Purtell) Sweeney.  Brother of Hugh J. Sweeney, Jr. and his wife Dianne of Laconia, NH, Eileen M. Howell and her husband David of  Stoughton, Jane C. Sweeney and Anne F. Pinkham both of interme Quincy. Also survived by seven nieces & nephews. Services and interment private.

McKay, Catherine Mary, age 57 of Mashpee, formerly of Mattapan.  Cherished daughter of Mary  (O’Connor) Hall of Foxborough and the late Joseph W. McKay.  Step-daughter of the late Roger Hall.  Loving  sister of Michael J.  & Joanne McKay of Norwood, Daniel F. McKay of Florida, James P. & Patricia McKay of Methuen, and Brendan & Joanne Hall of Melrose.  Devoted aunt of Michael J., Christine, Michael B., Kevin,  Ryan, Matthew, Brian & James II McKay, Erin Browne,  Christopher & Courtney Hall.  Loving niece of Eileen Fitzgerald of County Kerry, Ireland as well as many cherished Irish cousins.  Also survived by 6 great nieces and nephews.   Cathy devoted her life to the service of others.  She was a long-time nurse at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  She was also an active member of AA, mentoring and counseling countless people.   Visiting hours Friday, September 12, 4 to 8 p.m. at Alexander Thomas & Sons Funeral Home, 45 Common Street, Walpole, MA . Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Saturday, September 13, at St. Mary’s Church, Foxborough.    Burial is private.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA  02284-9168

Coen, David J., age 43, of Boston, originally of Milton, passed away unexpectedly in Montego Bay, Jamaica, August 30th. Born in Boston, MA, he was raised in Milton and has lived in Boston since 1999. David attended St. Agatha’s School in Milton, Boston College High School, and went on to graduate from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. David worked in financial management and more recently in property management in Boston. He will be remembered for his compassionate, loving spirit and his enthusiasm for Boston sports teams. David was an avid reader and had a thirst for knowledge. Beloved son of Michael and Barbara Coen of Cotuit. Loving brother of Michael Coen, Jr. and his wife Madalene of Washington, D.C., Robert Coen and his wife Darlene of Maryland, Colette Gilchrist and her husband Jay of Canton, MA and Joseph Coen and his significant other Stephanie Roche of Boston. Loving uncle of Amber Perry, Kyle Coen, Katherine Coen, Emma Coen, Brianna, Abby and Julianne Gilchrist. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 436 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday 4-8pm. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tuesday morning at 10:30. Burial Canton Corner Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the David J. Coen Scholarship Fund, c/o St. Agatha School, 440 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186. The scholarship will be given annually to a graduate of St. Agatha School moving on to B.C. High.  

 DiGirolamo, Ada (Marchegiani), age 101, of Roxbury, passed peacefully at home on Sept. 3. Keen gardener and loyal caregiver to her mother. Beloved wife of the late Antonio J. Devoted mother of  Edward A. of Boston and Frank S. DiGirolamo & his wife Jane Paradise of San Francisco & Provincetown. Loving grandmother of Luke N. & Elizabeth M. Di Girolamo. Visiting at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tuesday 10 to noon. Burial Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Animal League of Boston, 10 Chandler St., Boston,02116.

 Haak, Fabian Nolan, of Holbrook, originally from Dorchester, unexpectedly August 30. Beloved husband of Donna Dolan Haak. Devoted brother of Stephen Haak of Dorchester & Brian Haak & his wife Amy Pietrowski of Westwood. Dear uncle of William Haak of Westwood and  Jared Dolan & his wife Danielle and their daughters, Victoria & Naomi all od Sacramento., CA.  Brother-in-law of Susan of Bridgewater & the late James Dolan. Also survived by many loving friends & relatives. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, 757 Hancock St., Wollaston, Sat. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam veteran. In Lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Fabian and Donna Dolan Haak endowed scholarship at Simmons College, 300 The Fenway,   Boston 02115. 

List, Alice J. (Tuohey), age 89, lifelong resident of Milton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 30, 2014. A graduate of Milton High School, Mrs. List was a loving and supportive wife, mother and grandmother. The beloved wife of the late George A. List, she is survived by her devoted children; Elizabeth A. of Milton, Robert & his wife Teresa of TX, and Stephen & his wife Debbie of Whitman, her 5 cherished grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and her sisters, Anna Tuohey of Milton & Margaret Speth of Braintree. She was the sister of the late Catherine Tuohey, Helen Martinelli, Dorothy D’Apice, Ruth Faiella and Joseph Tuohey. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. morning at 11. Visiting hours Thurs. 5 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368 

Caldwell, Marilyn A. (Ranahan) passed away peacefully, in the company of her loving family on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Born in Boston, she grew up in Dorchester and had resided in Milton for the past 50 years. Mrs. Caldwell was a graduate of St. Margaret Grammar School, Msgr. Ryan Memorial High School and Quincy College. A retired employee of Wellington Management Co., she was a longtime active member of St. Agatha Parish and Past President of St. Agatha’s Guild. Mrs. Caldwell was a talented quilter and enjoyed playing the piano and playing tennis. The beloved wife of Kenneth G. Caldwell, she is survived by her devoted children; Carilyn Rains & her husband, Jay of Sandwich, Marianne Caldwell & her husband, Cyril Moulinie of France, Susan Sousa & her husband, Nuno of Raynham, Amy Tierney & her husband, James of Duxbury, Dennis K. Caldwell of Randolph and Thomas A. Caldwell & his wife, Amy of Milton, her 15 cherished grandchildren & one great granddaughter, her dear brother and sister, John Thomas Ranahan of Wollaston and Nancy Tracy of Lakeville and many loving nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Marjorie R., James S., Robert E., & Joseph F. Ranahan. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thursday, Sept. 4 at 10 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday, Sept. 3 from 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha School, 440 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.  

Alberti, Joshua W., age 54, passed away unexpectedly, at home on Thursday, August 28, 2014. A lifelong Squantum resident, Mr. Alberti was a late employee of ING, Braintree. Happiest spending time with his family, he was an avid boater and enjoyed playing the guitar. The husband of Mary M. (Bulger) Alberti, he is survived by his devoted children, Alisha Ault & her husband Michael of Rockland and Joshua & Thomas Alberti, both of Squantum. He was the beloved son of Jean M. (Leavens) of Squantum and the late Joseph G. Alberti and brother of Jonathan & his wife Susan of Squantum. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 7:30 PM, closing with a Service at 7:30. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be in memory of Josh to the Alberti Children’s Fund, Rockland Trust Bank, 301 Quincy Ave., Quincy, MA 02169.  

Kennedy, Paula J. (Fernands), age 84, of Marshfield, Aug. 28. Beloved wife of the late John W. Devoted mother of Paula J. Kennedy & her husband Brian Milewski of Wallingford, CT and Mary T. Kennedy of Marshfield. Cherished grandmother of Jack Milewski of CT. Dear sister of Claire Finn & Paula’s identical twin, Patricia Walsh, both of Dedham and the late Richard & John Fernands. Funeral Mass at St. Christine Church, 1295 Main St., Marshfield, Wed. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 7 PM. Graduate of St. Angela Grammar School, Mattapan, St. Thomas Aquinas H.S., Jamaica Plain and Secretarial School, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Assn. for Research, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Napolitano, Gloria A. (DioDato), of Readville, was called to the Lord and Creator on August 18, age 92. Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Devoted mother of Gloria Jean Pendrake of Norwood, Christine Khalil and her husband Raouf of Pembroke, Stephen and his wife Jacqueline of Holliston, Jean Adams (Bailey) of Washington D.C., Paul and his wife Kathy of Dedham, Joseph of Attleboro and Mark and his wife Joan of Quincy. Cherished sister of the late Jean Lind, Mary Daley, Frank, Rita Balzarini, Dorothy Fitzgerald, Teresa Mahoney and Anthony. Loving “Nana” of Ann Marie, Kristen, Paul, Jason, Keith, Philip, Daniel, Kyle, Alexander, Domenic, Jenna, Nicole and great Nana of Gianna, Michaela, Angelina, Dacqueline, Kevin, Katie, Cameron and Kaylen. Funeral Mass at St. Anne Church, 79 West Milton St., Readville, Friday morning at 10. Visiting hours  Thursday evening from 4-8 at the Alfred D. Thoms Fuenral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton. Relatives and friends invited. Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park, Please, in lieu of flowers, all donations may be made to Hellenic Nursing Center, 601 Sherman St., Canton, MA 02021.

Russo, Mary Elizabeth (Riley), of Readville, Aug. 18. Beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Devoted mother of Peggy Waters & her husband John E. of Canton, Frances Russo of Iowa, Ralph Russo of Readville, Christine O’Holleran & her husband John of Hyde Park, Patricia Federico & her husband Anthony of Roslindale, Joseph Russo & his wife Sharon of Stoneham and Kathy Egersheim of Boston. Mother-in-law of the late Peter Egersheim. Sister & best friend of Cecilia Tribuna and the late James & Francis Riley. Also survived by 9 cherished grandchildren & one great grandson. Funeral Mass at St. John Chrysostom Church, 4750 Washington St., West Roxbury, Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105  

O'Connor, Winifred (McDaid), age 81, of Weymouth passed away August 16that the Colonial Rehab. and Nursing Center in Weymouth.  Born in Lexington, she attended Matignon High School and has lived in Weymouth for over 50 years.  She worked as an Administrative Secretary for New England Telephone for many years before retiring.  In her free time Winifred enjoyed crossword and suduko puzzles and taking trips to Foxwoods.  Beloved wife of the late John O’Connor.  Mother of John O’Connor of Plymouth.  Sister of William McDaid of Canton, John McDaid of Lynnfield and the late Sally Allen and James McDaid.  Also survived by dear friends Brian and Heidi Smith of Weymouth and many nieces and nephews.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Tuesday 4-8 pm.  Funeral Mass at the Immacualte Conception Church 720 Broad St. Weymouth Wednesday morning at 10.  Burial St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth.  Donations in her memory may be made to African Mission Father’s, Attn. Frances Ross, 337 Common St. Dedham, MA 02026.

Swanson, Katherine T. (Richards), of Milton, August 14. Beloved wife of Alan P., Sr. Mother of Alan P. Swanson, Jr. of ME. Sister of Florence Farelli of Reading. Family will receive relatives and friends at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 6 PM. Memorial Mass at a later date. Interment private.

Vesey, Thomas M., age 92, formerly of Milton & Dorchester, in Weymouth, Aug. 14. Beloved husband, of 68 years, of Margaret L. “Marge” (MacGillivray). Son of the late Thomas P. & Cecelia (O’Rourke) Vesey. Devoted father of Kathleen M. Vesey & her partner Carolyn Scafidi of Tyngsboro and Patricia M. Larsson & her husband David M. of Weymouth. Cherished grandfather of Michael Larsson & his wife Shelby of Boston, Erin Larsson, Thomas Larsson, both of Weymouth and great grandfather of William Thomas Larsson. Dear brother of John Vesey, Loretta Feeney, both of Stoughton, Margaret Davis of Hingham and the late Mary Gallagher & Joseph Vesey. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Manager of First National Bank of Boston. Former member of the American Banking Assn. Late member of Milton Post # 114, A.L. Past Treas. of Cunningham Seniors Bowling League. Former member of Cunningham Men’s Bowling League. WW II Army Air Corps veteran of the 412th Fighter Squadron

Green, Margaret M. “Sis” (O’Brien), age 92, of Braintree, formerly of Mattapan & Charlestown, Aug. 13. Beloved wife of the late Daniel J. (Ret. Sgt. BPD). Devoted mother of Margaret E. Gooden & her husband Richard L. of San Diego, Patricia A. Green of Quincy, Janet M. Bianchini & her husband Fred E. of Middleboro and Daniel G. Green of Braintree. Cherished grandmother of Andrea Berlo of Norton, Julie Packwood of CA, Tracy Bianchini of Mansfield and her great grandchildren, Spencer, Madison & Abbey. Sister of the late William & John O’Brien. Funeral Mass at St. Thomas More Church, 8 Hawthorne Rd., Braintree Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Retired employee of Carney Hospital. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Cardiovascular Research & Education Fund # 016284, 75 Francis St., Boston, MA 02115.

Austin, Annette L. (Noris), age 98, of Quincy, formerly of Milton, Aug. 9. Beloved wife of the late Frederick “Bob” Austin & Edmund Dennis Behan. Devoted mother of the late Dennis Edmund Behan. Loving sister of the late Catherine Bortolotti, Marie Borlenghi, Rose Bradley, Joseph, Dominic, Arthur & Jeremiah Noris. Survived by many cherished & caring nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, West Quincy, Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 5 to 8 PM. Retired Teacher of Jack & Jill Kindergarten & Child Care, Quincy. Former employee of Internal Revenue Service. Longtime active member of St. Mary Parish. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Bailey, Gene Patrick, of Milton, formerly of Antigua & Franklin, Aug. 5. Beloved husband of Cozie (Benford). Devoted father of Jett G. Bailey & his wife Brendalee of Manchester, CT and Crystal N. Roman & her husband Isaias of Milton. Cherished grandfather of Gene & Aaron Bailey, Lorraine Mumby, Luve, Joey, & Trinity Roman. Loving brother of Errol Bailey of NY, Anne Woods of England & the late Rosemarie Victoria. Former Father-in-law of Martha Bailey. Funeral Service at the Parkway Methodist Church, 158 Blue Hills Parkway, Milton, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 5 to 8 PM. Retired Owner of Alliance Service Corp., Boston. U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Greater Boston Food Bank, 70 South Bay Ave., Boston, MA 02118. 

O'BRIEN, Gloria Francis, of Milton, MA passed away peacefully on August 4, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.  Gloria was the youngest of four daughters of the late Peter and Annie (Walsh) Nolan, the sister of the late Mary Nolan, Helen Barry & Angeline Smith.  She was a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Jamaica Plain and earned a bachelor's degree in teaching from Boston State College (now the University of Massachusetts).  Gloria taught for many years at the elementary level in the Boston School System.  While going to college and teaching she modeled part time for a top modeling agency in Boston.  Gloria was also the house model for a major dress manufacturer and was active as a professional model throughout her adult life.  Gloria is survived by her adoring husband of 62 years, Superior Court Judge John J. O'Brien (Retired) whom she met in the sixth grade.  Gloria is also survived by her children and eleven grandchildren:  John J. O'Brien, Jr., Esq., and his wife, Maura, of Westwood, MA and their children Connaught, Jill, Sara, Aimee, Ian and Emmett; Steven M. O'Brien, Esq. of Georgetown, MA and his children Margaret and Nolan; Russell P. O'Brien, Esq. of Wenham, MA and his wife, Linda Duryea, Esq., and their son, Harrison. Gloria is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Visiting hours will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 from 4 - 7 pm at Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Service, 326 Granite Ave, Milton, MA.  The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at St. Agatha's Catholic Church, Milton, MA.Interment in Milton Cemetery.

Lantz, Marie A. (MacDonald) passed away peacefully in the company of her loving family on Friday, August 1, 2014. A resident of Largo, FL she formerly lived in Milton for over 50 years.  Mrs. Lantz was a retired employee of Delta Airlines, a former member of the Sweet Adelines and an avid skier at Loon Mountain for many years. The beloved wife of 62 years of Donald J. Lantz, she is also survived by her devoted children; Cindie Lally & her husband Jim of Quincy, Donald J., Jr. & his wife Jo-an of Milton, Laurie Lantz Flaherty of Conway, NH and Sandie Deveney & her husband Donald of Middleboro, her 20 cherished grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren, her sister of Donald MacDonald of Danvers and her dear nieces & nephews; Donna, Michele, Buddy, Trevor, Scott, Dottie & Cheryl Kashtan. She was the sister of the late Ross MacDonald & Jeanne Kashtan. A Funeral Service will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. at 11 AM. Visiting hours Tues. 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168. 

Hebard Elizabeth A. (Madden) of Yarmouth, formerly of Milton passed away peacefully at home August 2.  Beloved wife of the late Gregory F. Hebard, Sr.  Devoted mother of Gregory F. Hebard, Jr. of Milton, Monica K. Petringa of Stoughton, Russell A. Hebard of NJ, Elizabeth A. Cameron of Raynham & Deirdre F. Hebard- Antonitis of Yarmouth.  Also survived by 7 loving grandchildren.  Sister of Muriel V. Carnes of CA & the late Sally Logan, Francis A. Madden, John C. Madden & Mildred T. Diggin.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Thursday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Wednesday 4  to 8.  WWII Army Corps veteran.   Former employee at Milton Hospital 

Mary A. (Russo) Scanlan passed away peacefully on Friday, August 01, 2014. A 62 year resident of Quincy, she was originally from South Boston. The beloved wife of the late John J. Scanlan, Sr. She was the devoted mother of the late John J. Scanlan, Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Marshfield, Elizabeth Storlazzi & her husband Michael of Braintree, Kathleen Barkas of Quincy, Eileen Kelliher & her husband Bryan of Norwell, James Scanlan & his wife Suzanne of No. Kingstown, RI and Huguette Trainor & her husband Frank of Braintree. Loving sister of Patricia Teichman of PA and the late Elizabeth Mealey. Also survived by 13 cherished grandchildren and 15 great children. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, North Quincy, Tuesday at 10:30 am. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tuesday morning 8:30 to 9:45, prior to Mass. Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers expressions of  May be made Operation Homefront, 21  Franklin St., Quincy, MA 02169.

Barron, Joseph G. of Quincy, July 28.  Beloved husband of Patricia (Burns). Devoted father of John J. of Sherborn, Julie F. of Wellesley, Anne Marie and Joseph G. Barron, Jr.  all of Quincy.   Brother of the late Patricia Hughes, Lynn, Edward, John, William, Francis and Paul Barron.  Loving grandfather of  7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Quincy Fri. morning  at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326  Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Late Owner of Joe Barron Auto Body, Dorchester. WW II Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the B.C. High Scholarship fund, 160 William T. Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125.

Norton, Mary E. (McHugh), formerly of Quincy, in Hingham, July 25, 2014. Mother of Bernard Norton and the late Joseph Norton. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Wed. at 10 AM. Arrangements by Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, Milton.

MacMaster, George W., of Dorchester passed away suddenly in Nova Scotia July 11.  Beloved husband of the late Mary (Moran).  Devoted father of George MacMasters & his wife Lucine of Watertown, Thomas & his wife Georgine of Bridgewater, David & his wife Mary of FL, Lt. Kenneth (B.P.D.) & his wife Maureen of Hanover, Timothy of Dorchester & the late Robert MacMaster.  Also survived by 11 grandchildren & 3 great-grandchildren.  Brother of Evelyn Pirrello & Eleanor McKiernan both of Roslindale, Joan Cady of Middleboro  & the late Mildred Feinberg, Thelma Armour, Bernice Duffy   A Marine veteran of the Korean era.  Past employee of the U.S. Postal Service.  Life-long member of the Canadian American Club.  A lover of Celtic music and an accomplished Bagpipe player.  A funeral service will be held  Saturday morning  at First  Baptist Church, 594 Washington St., Braintree at 11 am.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton on Friday from 4 to 8 PM.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472

Sullivan, Helen  C.  (Shea), age 102, of Milton, born in Springfield, passed away peacefully with her two daughters by her side, July22. Beloved wife of the late Thomas A.Sullivan.  Cherished mother of  Marilyn (Sullivan) Falvey and Marjorie E. Sullivan both of  Milton. Mother-in-law of the late Donald B. Falvey. Sister of  Etta Senecal of  E. Longmeadow.  Loving aunt of Barbara Senecal of E. Longmeadow and Beverlee Merritt of CT. Funeral Mass at  St. Agatha Church , Milton Fri. morning at 9:00. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm.  Helen attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York and Bay Path Jr. College, Springfield. Helen was appointed the Director of Registraion for the Commonwealth of MA by Gov. Foster Furcolo. Former actress in the Springfield area before she was married. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph 02368

Kolbiski, Adeline A., of Dorchester, July 17. Beloved sister of Helen J. Bakaur of East Dennis. Devoted aunt of Patricia (Sheehan) Bakaur of Mashpee & her late husband Walter V. Jr. and the late Joseph C. Bakaur. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 655 Dorchester Ave., South Boston, Tues. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 7 PM. Retired 50 year employee of the MA Highway Dept. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Joseph C. Bakaur Scholarship Fund, c/o Development Office, Florida State College, , Lakeland, FL 33801.

Horgan, Mary T., of Reading, July 11. Devoted sister of John J. & Ann M. Horgan and the late Kevin & Paul Horgan and Judith Spencer. Dear friend of the Finnigan & Pawlik Families. Also survived by 24 cherished nieces & nephews and 27 grandnieces & nephews, loving aunts, uncles & cousins. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hours Friday, 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of the Insurance Industry

Hamilton, Robert W. (1938-2014) passed away peacefully at Mass. General Hospital on Monday, July 14.  Bob was a Navy veteran, an educator & a life-long caretaker.  He worked as a Social Security Administrator in Boston & Quincy, and he was head of the local Quincy Social Security Union.  His wit and generosity will be sorely missed by his brothers, Wayne Hamilton of Quincy& his wife Carol and Daniel Rogerson  of  Weymouth & his wife Sheila.  He had a special place in his heart for his nieces & nephews Bob Hamilton, Michael Rogerson, Brooke McDonough & especially Kelly Heslam.  Bob had a passion for tennis and learning which he leaves to us while he continues his journey.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ann Church, Wollaston Thursday  morning at 10:30.  Visiting hour will be from 9 to 10 AM at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton prior to the Mass.  Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

 Watt, Ann Marie (Dunphy), age 82, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 10, 2014. Born in Boston, she grew up in Milton and graduated from Milton High School, Class of 1948. Mrs. Watt was a former Dancer and a Dancing School Teacher at The Buddy Ebsen Studios in CA.  She also worked as a Movie Reviewer for Warner Bros. Studios in Boston. Most recently she had lived in East Braintree for the past 46 years. The beloved wife of the late George Frederick Watt, she is survived by her devoted children, Richard Whittier Rollins & his wife Beverly of CA, Stephen Whittier Rollins and Charlene Ann Murphy and her husband Francis, all of Braintree, her cherished grandchildren, Ricky, Ryan and Anthony Rollins and Joseph Murphy. She was the sister of the late Leo Dunphy and Mary Donohue. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Monday morning at 11. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, 9 to 10:30 prior to Mass. Donations may be made to the Resident Council Fund, John Adams HealthCare, 211 Franklin St., Quincy, MA 02169.

Hirl, Jessica Davidson, of Milton, unexpectedly July 1. Beloved daughter of Robert C. Hirl of Milton & Christine M. Davidson of Salisbury. Dear sister of Christian M. Hirl & his wife Renee of Norwell. Loving aunt of Connor M. Hirl. Also survived by loving aunts, uncles & cousins. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Saturday, July 12 from 11 AM to 1 PM concluding with a Funeral Service at 1 PM. Interment private. Graduate of Newman Preparatory School, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Methuen Animal Care and Adoption Center at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844-2052. www.mspca.org/adoption/methuen-nevins.    

Pulgini, Honorable Joseph J., age 89, of Hyde Park, July 6. Devoted husband of 58 years of Audrey (McCarthy). Son of the late Sabatino & Rosina (Rosati) Pulgini. Loving father of Marianne & her husband Edward Hardy, Attorney Elaine R. Pulgini & her husband Gerard Broderick, all of Hyde Park, Attorney Christine A. Pulgini of Dedham, Joseph J. Pulgini, Jr. & his wife Maria (Foley) of East Bridgewater, and Attorney John A. Pulgini & his wife Deirdre (Tierney) of Milton. Beloved “Papa” of Samantha and Danielle Pulgini, Jillian Hardy, T.J. Broderick, Jack, Kate & Nicholas Pulgini. Dear brother of Ann Menear of Norwood, Samuel (John) Pulgini of Brockton, the late Mary Kern & Anthony Pulgini. Funeral Mass at Pius X Church, 101 Wolcott Rd., Milton, Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Founder and Principal Attorney of the Law Offices of Joseph J. Pulgini, P.C., Readville. Former Commissioner/Administrative Judge of MA Dept. of Industrial Accidents. WW II Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215 or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Grant, Richard Alan, age 62, formerly of Milton & Marshfield and currently residing in Plymouth, died June 29, 2014 after a lengthy courageous battle with cancer. Born in Boston to Wilfred “Woody” and M. Phyllis (Petersen) Grant, he was a graduate of Thayer Academy and received his Bachelors degree from Northeastern University. The former 30 year Owner and Operator of Budget Liquors, Mattapan & Harwichport, Richard will be remembered for his athletic ability, kind nature and sense of humor. An avid golfer, he loved spending time with his family and wide circle of friends. He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Valerie (Jannotta), his children, Lauren Spencer & her husband Thomas of Plymouth and Richard A. Grant, II of RI, his grandchildren; Haley and Michael Taraska, Kelsi and Allison Spencer, his sister and brothers; Karen Ponichtera & her husband Paul of Hingham, Christopher Grant and his wife Linda of Milton, Robert Grant and his wife Barbara of Boxford, Wilfred L. Grant, Jr. and his wife Jeanne of Buffalo, NY and Peter J. Grant and his wife Susan of Corinth, TX, and his brother-in-law Kenneth and his wife Patricia Jannotta of Hanover. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Careswell and Canal St., Marshfield, Thursday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601.

Fiske, Louis S., age 90, of Milton, June 28. Beloved husband of 60 years of the late Frances C. Loving brother of the late Mary Frances DiTullio, Charles E. & Thomas W. Fiske. Survived by many nieces & nephews and caring friends. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 5 to 7 PM. Retired Surpervisor of General Dynamics, Quincy. Late member of Bay State Antique Auto Club, Dedham. WW II U.S. Merchant Marine veteran.   

Bowen, John J., age 92, of Milton, formerly of Cork, Ireland, June 28. Beloved husband of Bridget (Mulry). Devoted father of Marian C. Bowen of Quincy, Patricia Reilly & her husband Michael of Norwood, Kathleen M. Bowen-Weeks & her husband Stuart Weeks of Weymouth, Jeremiah P. Bowen of So. Boston, John J. Bowen, Jr. of AZ, Daniel G. Bowen & his wife Anne of Marshfield and the late baby Helena Maria. Dear brother of Nora O’Donoghue of Ireland and the late Mary Wood, Jeremiah & Thomas Bowen, Sr. Mary Innocent, and Patrick Bowen. Also survived by 12 cherished grandchildren and many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. Founder & Owner of The Shannon Tavern, So. Boston. Former 17 year employee of the Boston Gas. Co. Former 3rd Degree Knight of K. of C. Council #180, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Mary of the Hills Church, 29 St. Mary’s Rd., Milton, MA 02186.

Brady, Margaret M. “Peg” (Gibbons), of Braintree, formerly of Dorchester, June 25. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. Devoted mother of Stephen G. & his wife Susan of Pembroke, Daniel H. & his wife Elizabeth of Whitman, William R. & his wife Marybeth of Braintree, Anne Marie “Nancy” Ogle of Braintree, Robert W. & his wife Leslie of Quincy and Christine Brady of Braintree & her partner Tracy Flynn of Dorchester. Mother-in-law of the late Frederick Ogle. Survived by 12 cherished grandchildren, three great grandchildren, many loving nieces & nephews and her dear lifelong friend, Barbara Hart of Franklin. Sister of the late Leo, Francis & Robert Gibbons. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun., 3 to 7 PM. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Retired employee of West Roxbury District Court. Late member of Sacred Heart Sodality and the East Braintree Civic Assn. Graduate of Archbishop Cushing H.S., Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Butts, Frederick J., age 83, formerly of Milton, Quincy & Dorchester, June 22. Beloved husband of Alice B. (McKenna). Devoted father of Daniel J. & his wife Cindy of RI, Nancy Genesky & her husband Mark of Norfolk, Edward & his wife Laurie of Melrose, Patricia A. Voss & her husband Jon of Wakefield, and James J. & his wife Kellie of Quincy. Also a father figure to his first grandchild, Kristi Copson & her husband Paul of Wakefield. Survived by 12 cherished grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Loving brother of Charles of Milton, Doris Panza of NJ, Frances Heavey of Quincy, Rita Garside of Dorchester, Alice Gallagher of Weymouth, John of Plymouth and the late Marie Gillum & Joseph Butts of Hyde Park. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, No. Quincy, Fri. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Real Estate & Insurance Broker of C. Butts Realtor, Dorchester. Late member of K. of C. Council # 2259, Quincy and Milton Post #114, A.L. Amateur Radio Operator. Korean War Army veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Sherrill House, Alzheimers Unit, 135 So. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130. 

Miller, Emily Susan, age 15 of East Bridgewater, June 21.  Beloved daughter of Erin Valentine & John Powers.  Devoted sister to her brothers, Jacob, Jeremy & James Miller.  Also survived by her grandparents, Timothy & Rosemary Valentine of East Bridgewater & Jack and Susan Powers of Canton, niece to Geoff Valentine & Stephanie Gardner, Chris & Gwyn Marini & Erik and Hilary Giesler.  Loved by her cousins and many good friends.  A memorial service will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Saturday June 28 at 12 PM.  Visiting will be prior to the service from 11 AM to 12 noon.  Relatives and friends invited.  Emily was a freshman at East Bridgewater High School and active in the Art Club, Drama & Technical/Lighting and Sound.  She played the piano and Ukulele and loved art, Star Trek, eclectic music and Oreos.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to http://www.youcaring.com/tootsiemiller   

 Hayes, Peter A., formerly of Milton & Squantum, of Hingham, June 24. Beloved husband of Anne M. (Foster). Devoted father of Kelly A. Burke of Quincy, Rosemary Berscheit of MN, Elizabeth L. Jones of NH and Peter G. of Plymouth & Joseph P. Hayes of Waltham.  Brother of Rita Dondero of Spingfield, Theresa Dempsey of Quincy and the late James E. & Florence Hayes, Marie Killion and Frances Waas.  Grandfather of 11 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Electrical Engineer for Raytheon, CO. Late 36 year member of the American Legion Post #114, Milton , The Quincy Elks and U.S.S. Salem Assn. Korean War Navy veteran. Interment private.  In Lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to  Linden Ponds, c/o Student Scholarship Fund, 203 Linden Ponds Way, Hingham, MA 02043 

DeCandia, Pasquina (Pastanella) age 84, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 20. Born, raised and educated in Terlizzi, Italy, Mrs. DeCandia came to the U.S. as a young woman. She lived in Dorchester for 50 years prior to her move to Quincy. Mrs. DeCandia was a late member of St. John Church Seniors’ Club, Quincy & St. Ann/St. Brendan Bowling League. The beloved wife of the late Frank P. DeCandia, she is survived by her devoted children; Marie C. Forrest & her husband, Paul A., of E. Bridgewater, Angela Susi & her husband, Robert, of Milton, and Theresa A. Kirby & her husband, Brian P, of Bridgewater, her brother & sister, Giovanni & Maria Pastanella, both of Italy and five cherished grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Santino Pastanella. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Brendan Church, Dorchester, Wed. morning at 9. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tues. 4 to 8pm. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to John Adams Resident Council Fund, 211 Franklin St., Quincy, MA 02169.       

Perkins, Philip C., lifelong resident of Quincy, June 17. Beloved husband of Doris V. (Arion). Devoted father of  Philip C., Jr. and his wife Carol of Newton, Timothy J. and his wife Elizabeth of Hingham and the late John Frances Perkins. Loving grandfather of John, Kathryn, Michael, Benjamin, Jackson and Griffin Perkins. Brother of Mary Wilson of Scituate, Paul and Thomas both of RI, Richard of FL, and the late Joseph & John Perkins. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 9:00. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Electrician for the City of Quincy. Past Commander and life time member of the Cyril P. Morissette AL Post 294, Quincy. WW II Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart  Assn., P.O. Box 417005, Boston 02241-7005.

Alexander, Gloria M. (Lyons), age 92, formerly of Milton & Jamaica Plain, of Plymouth, June 16.  Beloved wife of the late Alfred “Mike” Alexander & Joseph McGoff. Devoted mother of Lawrence P. McGoff & his wife Judy of Plymouth. Cherished grandmother of William L. McGoff, Q.F.D. Dear sister of John W. Lyons & his wife Paula A. of Plymouth and the late Joselyn M. Fitzsimons. Aunt of Sean G. Lyons & his wife Shannon. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Graduate of Notre Dame Academy, Roxbury and Laselle College, Newton.

Kennedy, Lillian L. (Murray), longtime resident of Milton, born in Dorchester on October 29, 1924, died June 12, 2014. You may know her from her long stint of serving pizza at the Villa Rosa, her short tv commercial career as a spokesperson for Kennedy Carpet Cleaners where she may have booked your appointment for a cleaning, or as the mom of one of her 8 children. They are as follows: Susan Kennedy and her partner Julie Hewitt of Takoma Park, MD; the late Mary O’Leary and her husband Michael of Dennis, MA; Jay Kennedy and his wife Freda of Norwell, MA; Stephen Kennedy and his wife Deanna Haunsperger of Northfield, MN; Bruce Kennedy of Milton, MA; Deb Kennedy of Milton, MA; Joan Kennedy and her husband Stephen Dufresne of Falmouth, MA; and Karen Kennedy and her husband Dan Frandy of San Francisco, CA. Lil also was the proud grandmother of ten grandchildren: Erin, Sam, Maggie, Tyler, Kordell, Jack, Max, Ishi, Jianna and Delaine; and one great-granddaughter Riley. In addition, Lil is survived by her brother Robert Murray of Milton, MA; Jack Murray and his wife Mary of Yarmouth, MA; and sister-in-law Helen D. Murray of Yarmouth, MA. As one of eight children herself, she also has many nieces and nephews and their children and grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She loved to cook, dance, play cards, go to the beach and chat on the phone. She spent many winters in Florida often with her extended family. Wherever she lived she had an open door policy and truly enjoyed entertaining and feeding people. Lil was a devoted Catholic and a longtime member of St. Agatha’s Church. She will be remembered by her large extended family of relatives and friends for her generous spirit and her big heart. Donations may be made in her name to Alzheimer’s research or to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. There will be a wake on Thursday June 19th from 4pm to 8pm at Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home on 326 Granite Ave., Milton and a funeral Mass on Friday morning the 20th at 10:30am at St. Agatha’s Church in Milton.  

Colombo, Richard D., of Milton, June 12. Beloved husband of Theresa M. (O’Gorman). Devoted father of Donna J. Thomas of Canton, Richard D. Colombo, Jr. of Holbrook, Gina M. Cella of Mashpee and Lisa A. Lueck of Abington. Brother of the late Gloria Primeau & Lucille Timmons. Also survived by his 10 cherished grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and many nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Owner & Trainer of the Milton Boarding Stable. Korean War Navy veteran

Antar, Clint T., age 40, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 8, 2014. Originally from Trinidad and a present Quincy resident, he was a graduate of Somerville High School and attended Quincy College. The beloved husband of Janet T. Kane of Quincy, he is also survived by devoted parents, Amir and Sharon (Foster) Antar of Revere, his son, Taylor West of Ohio, his sisters, Sue-Yen of Marblehead and Amira of Lawrence and brother, Denaxas of Somerville. Beloved son-in-law of Daniel and the late Kathleen (Ferguson) Kane. He was the brother-in-law of Kathleen & Mike McGrattan, Ann Kane & Mathew McNamara, Daniel, Mary & Laura Kane & her fiancé, Rob Durkin, uncle of Hope, Ashlynn, Kelsey, Desmond, Alana, Alexander, Zachary & Jaden and friend of Joe Dino of LA.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 227 Sea St., Quincy, Saturday at 10am. Visiting is omitted and interment is private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Clint Antar Memorial Trust, c/o Citizens Bank, 1200 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02169.

Berlo, Richard F., of Dorchester & Meredith, NH, June 5. Beloved husband of Frances J. (Galley). Devoted father of Catherine M. Berlo of Quincy, Jean Berlo McDonald & her husband, Joseph of Bridgewater, Richard F. Berlo & his wife Caroline of Jamaica Plain. Dear Stepfather of William L. Gosselin & his wife Linda of Hanover and Michael L. Gosselin & his spouse Jonathan Cruz of Boston. Cherished grandfather of Katrina Berlo, Marc & Jon McDonald, Katelyn, Amanda, Sara & Michael Gosselin. Former husband of Mary L. Berlo. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun 4 to 8 PM. Retired Electrical Project Manager. Late member of IBEW Local 103. U.S. Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Haddad, Louise A. (Hajjar), formerly of Milton, of Weymouth, June 2. Beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Devoted mother of Thomas J. of NV, Denise M. & Elaine D. Haddad, both of Weymouth, Patricia D. Keefe of NY and J. Louis Haddad of CA. Survived by 7 cherished grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. Loving grandmother of the late Kristen E. Puckett. Sister of the late Josephine “Cleo” Anderberg. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Retired Milton Real Estate Broker.  Former employee of So. Shore Hospital. Former member of St. Agatha’s Guild, the Boston Cured Cancer Club & a Laryngectomy Patient Advocate of Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

Canty, Ann E. (Tamposki), age 87, of Dorchester, May 28. Cherished daughter of the late Walter & Valerie Tamposki.  Sister of the late Valerie Mitchell, Leona Potcner, Mary Genevich, Frances Leeman, Stanley, Walter and Tom Tamposki. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hr. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 9 to 10:30AM prior to Mass. Ret. Legal Secretary of Hill & Barlow.

Nowell, Mary (Marotta), age 94, formally of Brockton & Dorchester, in Scottsdale, AZ, May 22, 2014.  Beloved wife of the late Lawrence E. Nowell. Loving mother of Judith A. Landers & her husband Frank of AZ, Thomas L. Nowell & his wife Stephanie of RI, and Kenneth E. Nowell & his wife Kathleen of Holliston. Cherished grandmother of Lisa N. Kilgore-Christensen of SC, and Sarah O. & Ethan L. Nowell, both of Holliston. Dear sister of the late Helen Vella, Florence Klimas & Josephine Feehily. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mark’s Church, Dorchester Friday morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of  Commercial Union Insurance Co. Attended University of Massachusetts, Boston. She obtained a gerontology certificate and was a strong advocate for others. Should friends desire in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her name to the National Autism Association, 1330 W. Schatz Lane, Nixa MO 65714.

O’Donnell O.C.D.S., Antoinette D. “Tonie” (Celi) , age 91, of Milton, May 24. Beloved wife of the late James T. Dear sister of Gaetana Freniere of Concord & the late Connie Bottari & Stephen Celi. Survived by many loving nieces, nephews & dear friends. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 7 PM.  Devoted member of the Roxbury/Brighton Community of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites. Due to her demeanor & lovely appearance the Order referred to her as “Our Queen Elizabeth.” She possessed a power of strength, humility and great faith. Tonie served as a Sacristan at St. Mary of the Hills for 40 years and was a late member of St. Mary’s Ladies Sodality. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary of the Hills School, 250 Brook Rd., Milton, MA 02186.

Daley, Paul Kevin, of Dorchester, May 22. Devoted brother of Patricia A. Stapleton of CT, Carol A. Cohoon of Quincy, Terence F. Daley & his wife, Linda of Braintree, Francis V. Daley & his wife, Ellen of Quincy and the late Charles J. Daley. Brother in law of Ann Smith of Braintree. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Wed. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired High Technology Purchasing Agent. Late member of McKeon Post Dorchester. U.S. Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Doctors Without Borders USA, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerston, MD 21741-5030 

 Howley, Thomas James, of Dedham, formerly of Newton, May 19. Devoted brother of William & his wife, Lucille of Marietta, NY, James & his wife, Paula of St. Cloud, FL and his twin, John Howley & his wife, Mary of Norwood. Dear uncle of William of Orleans, John of Dedham and Mary Margert Howley of Wareham. Also survived by loving cousins and friends. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of City of Newton Forestry Dept. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Monastery of St. Clare, 920 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Lanza, Anna B. (Carroll), age 89, of Mattapan, May 20. Beloved wife of the late Michael A.  Devoted mother of Ann C. & her husband, Anthony of KY, William M of VT, and Paul T. Lanza & his wife, Ellen of Milton and Patricia McLoughlin & her husband, Francis of Mansfield. Sister of Patricia Carroll & Claire Haugh both of So. Boston, Fr. John Carroll of Washington, DC and the late Mary Curran, Rita Sullivan, William & Joseph Carroll . Also survived by 9 cherished grandchildren & 1 great granddaughter. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10:30.Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4  to 8. Ret. employee of the Frank Wood Nursing Home. Former member of the Castle Island Assn. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Dorchester Division, 923 Washington St., Dorchester 02124.

Mattaliano, Jean E. (Bertram) of Milton, May 18. Beloved wife of Gerard R. Mattaliano, Sr. (Ret. Chief MPD). Devoted mother of Jeanne Mattaliano, Susan Higgins, Roberta Lambert, all of Milton, Gerard R. Mattaliano, Jr. (Lt. MA State Police) of Marshfield, Anne Dalia of Norwell, Carol MacRae of Mashpee, and the late James Mattaliano (Sgt. MA State Police Airwing). Dear sister of Patricia Bertram of FL & the late Joseph L. Bertram, Jr. Also survived by 11 cherished grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Moynihan Mattaliano Perry Airwing Memorial Charitable Trust, 29 Grove St., Hudson, MA 01749.

Hall, Dorothy (Mahoney), of Milton, formerly of MD, May 17. Beloved wife of the late Alfred J. Hall (Ret. U.S. Navy Cdr). Devoted mother of Deborah A. Hall, M.D. & her husband, Robert Sarno, M.D. of Boston & Martha’s Vineyard and Katherine J. Hall & her husband, Terry Johnson of CO. Also survived by her cherished grandchildren; Nicholas & Jane Sarno and Benjamin Gurney. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed., morning, May 21 at 10 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment private at Arlington National Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, 875 N. Randolph St., Suite 225, Arlington, VA 22203.

Joseph G. Alberti, age 94, passed away May 17. Born in Boston, he grew up in the Montclair section of Quincy and was a Squantum resident for the past 62 years.  Beloved husband of Jean M. (Leavens) Alberti, he is survived by his two sons, Jonathan L. Alberti & his wife Susan & Joshua Alberti & his wife Mary all of Squantum.  He was grandfather to Jennifer Alberti & her husband, Gregory Williamson, Ian & Emily Alberti, Alisha Ault & her husband, Michael & Josh & Thomas Alberti.  Brother of the late Lee Alberti. A graduate of NQHS, class of 1938.  A life member of the Squantum Yacht Club, Joe was an accomplished sailor racing in the Indian class for many years.  The family would like to thank Old Colony Hospice for the excellent care they gave Joe.  Services and interment will be private. U. S. Navy veteran.

Keating, Mary H. (Connolly), died peacefully with her family by her side,  of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, May 17. Beloved wife of the late John F.  Devoted mother of Jack & his wife, Carol of Stratham, NH, Kevin & his wife, Clare and Michael & his wife, Pam all of Milton and Daniel J. Keating of Boston,  Marie McCarthy & her husband, Robert of Scituate, Patricia Cullen & her husband, John  and Colleen Petitti & her husband, Joseph all of Milton and Kathleen  Gallagher & her husband, Paul of Norwell. Sister of Joseph & his wife, Betty of Stoneham and Leo Connolly & his wife, Joan and  Peg Christe all of Norwell and the late John & James Connolly. Sister-in-law of Lerliene Connolly of FL and the late Phyllis Connolly & Bill Christe.  Also survived by 15 cherished grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tues. 4 to 8pm. Mary’s family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Bridges by Epoch, Hingham. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Norwell VNA & Hospice, 120 Longwater Dr., Norwell, MA 02061 

Scala, Anthony P., a lifelong resident of Jamaica Plain, peacefully, May 16. Devoted father of Pat Russo & her husband William of Las Vegas, Roberta Grabert of Milton and the late Michael & Daniel Scala. Survived by 3 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Brother of the late Mary Cerrato, Eleanor Vintresca, Dolly Carese, Elizabeth Incadone, Albert, Julio & George Scala. Committal Service at the Chapel at St. Michael Cemetery, 500 Canterbury St., Roslindale, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 9:30 to 10:30 AM, prior to Service. WW II Army veteran.

Fay, Mary Elizabeth (Kearns), age 85, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, after a short illness on Thursday, May 15. Born in Mt. Vernon, NY, she grew up in Dorchester and lived in Quincy many years prior to her move to Milton 30 years ago. She was a graduate of St. Mark Grammar School and Dorchester High School for Girls. The beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Fay, she is survived by her devoted children; Christine A. Helms of Marietta, GA, Susan Schaffer of Yarmouthport, John Fay of Randolph, and Mary Moore & her husband Ronald and Thomas Fay & his wife Brenda, all of Braintree. She was the cherished grandmother of Catherine & Brendon Helms, James Schaffer & his wife Angela, Molly & Mackenzie Moore, Madeline, Arianna, Michael & Jillian Fay and the late Justin Ryan Moore and dear sister of William & Frankie Kearns, both of Quincy and the late Anne Marklis & John Kearns. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Katie O’Halloran Fund, c/o G. Mannion, 6 Rosselerin Rd., Dorchester, MA 02122.

Cicerone, Claire (Mahoney) of Milton May 12.   Loving wife of the late Salvatore Cicerone.  Devoted mother of Paul Cicerone & his wife Donna of Milton & the late Steven Cicerone.  Also survived by her cherished grandchildren Amanda & Michael Cicerone.  Sister of Catherine Haines & Frances Owens both of South Boston & the late Elizabeth Higgins & James Mahoney.    Funeral Services will be on Saturday morning at 10 AM at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 4 - 8 PM. 

Lynch, Theresa K., of Milton, May 11. Devoted sister of Helen A. Lynch of Milton, Dr. Thomas J. Lynch, Jr. & his wife, Tricia of PA and the late Mary K. Gallagher. Beloved daughter of the late Thomas J. & Katherine F. (Sullivan) Lynch. Dear aunt of David Lynch of PA, Daniel Lynch of OR and several other loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tuesday 4 to 7 PM. Retired Engineering Supervisor of Nynex Corp. Late active member of the Milton Woman’s Club and the Milton Historical Society. Expressions  of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 300 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Woodward, Carleton R., age 87, formerly of Milton, MA of Keene, NH, May 1, 2014. Devoted father of Dale R. Woodward & his wife, Suzanne of Spofford, NH, Bruce C. Woodward & his wife Sarah and Linda W. Leo & her husband Timothy, all of Charlotte, NC. Cherished grandfather of Karin Soweid, Brian Polak, Lindsey Woodward, Brittany Woodward, Chris Woodward, Michelle Palasek, Carolyn Satori, Katie Kazukynas, Chelsea Leo, Oliver Leo and 7 great grandchildren.  Dear son of the late Walter H. & Amelia (Nilson) Woodward.  Brother of the late Walter Woodward. Survived by several nieces & nephews. Born, raised, & educated in Milton, MA, where his parents owned & operated Woodward Chevrolet. Attended Boston College. Former Pres. & co-owner with his brother, Walter of Woodward Motors, Keene, NH from 1953 – 1977. Past member of both the Shriners & the Masons. Oldest living member of the Milton, MA Masons. Enjoyed traveling in his retirement, loved the Boston Red Sox and all other Boston sports teams. Funeral Services & burial private. Interment in Milton Cemetery.

Drogo, Rita Felicia (Noris), of Milton, S. Yarmouth and Naples, FL, April 30. Beloved wife of Croce John “CJ”. Devoted mother of Gregory Olson of Milton, Dianne Olson of Buzzards Bay and Christopher Olson & his wife, Laura of Seattle, WA. Step-mother of Bobby & Cindy Drogo. Cherished grandmother of Michael, David, Jonathan, Dylan, Randy, Casey & Mia and 5 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Joseph & Marino Noris. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Mon. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 2 to 6pm. Ret. Head Chef at Instron, Canton. Former member of the Hydrangea Society of Cape Cod. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Project Purple for Pancreatic Cancer Research, www.run4projectpurple.com 

McDermott, John E. (Ret. Lt. Col. U.S. Marine Corps), of Milton, passed away peacefully in the company of his loving family on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Raised in Milton, MA, he was a graduate of Milton High School where he was a star athlete and 1953 class President.   He also attended Boston University, where he received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees. Over a period of 10 days in the spring of 1957, Mr. McDermott graduated from B.U., married the love of his life, Lorraine A. (Swart) McDermott of Milton, and was commissioned into The United States Marine Corps.  After living away from Boston for 3 years, he and Lorraine resided for many years in Randolph, where they raised their family. An Educator in the Town of Wellesley, Mr. McDermott was also a former Varsity Football and Basketball Coach at Wellesley High School.  He also served as the Director of the town’s Physical Education Dept. and the Principal of the Fiske Elementary School.  In addition to his wife, he is also survived by his five devoted children:  John F. (& Rachel) of San Jose, CA; Michael (& Lisa) of Hanson, Donna Post (& Bruce) of Orange, CT; Daniel (& Julie) of Franklin and Robert (& Erica) of Scituate.  Mr. McDermott was also the loving Grampa of 11 grandchildren: Sean (& Katie), the late John E., Michael, Danny, Quintin, Grace, Maisy & Katie McDermott, and Jennifer, Kristin & Matthew Post.  He is also survived by his sisters, Peggy Ann Berberan of Quincy & Patricia Lee of Randolph. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Saturday morning at 10. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery 

Affsa, Annette M. (Pilla) of Quincy & Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 26. Beloved wife of the late Russell Affsa. Devoted mother of Russell Affsa, Jr. of Ft. Lauderdale, Cheryl A. Affsa & Ronald R. Affsa, both of Quincy and Scott M. Affsa of CA. Cherished grandmother of Danielle Shuler, Richard Likas, Logan, Alexa, and William Affsa. Great grandmother of Russell and Ann Marie Shuler. Sister of Albert Cecchinelli of Newton and the late Mary Primeano, Henry Pilla, William Pilla, Tony Pilla and George Pilla. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. John of Damascus, 300 West St., Dedham, Friday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery. Co -founder of Hair Place One, Quincy. A passionate excellent cook who enjoyed entertaining and gatherings at her home. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Church of St. John of Damascus, 300 West St., Dedham, MA 02026 

Costello, Claire F., age 87, of Milton, April 28. Beloved daughter of the late Michael & Mary (Handren) Costello. Loving sister of the late James Costello, Rita McLaughlin Twohig, Catherine Schweigert and Mary (Mae) Heffernan. Dear friend of Debby Sheehan of Norwood. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great grandnieces & great grandnephews. A Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 9:30 to 10:30am prior to Mass. A special thank you to the entire staff of Feldberg 7, BIDMC for their kindness and compassion. Retired employee of the City Hospital Pathology Dept. In the past, Claire enjoyed traveling, reading, and knitting, but due to her Macular Degeneration her hobby became listening to books on tape. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Perkins Talking Books Library, 175 No. Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472 or the Low Vision Program, Carroll Center, 770 Centre St., Newton, MA 02458. 

Hurd, Geraldine B. (Buckley), age 92, of Hyde Park, April 26. Beloved wife of the late Henry C. Devoted mother of Paul Hurd of Norfolk, Janet Jones of Hyde Park & Gail Bazer of Randolph. Cherished grandmother of Kristen Jones of Hyde Park, David Bazer of Randolph and the late Christopher Jones. Sister of the late Margaret Charlton, Mary Jane Creedon, Dorothy Brodie, Elizabeth Tucker, Joseph, James, John, Andrew, & Gerald Buckley. Funeral Mass at St. John Chrysostom Church, West Roxbury, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues., 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Copley at Stoughton Activities Fund, 380 Sumner St., Stoughton, MA 02072. Interment in MA National Cemetery – Bourne Wed. at 2:45 PM.  

Guerra, Mary A. (Sbardella), of Milton, Fri., April 25. Beloved wife of the late John G. Guerra, Sr. Devoted mother of John G., Jr. & his wife Cindy, Steven B., Richard M. & his wife Rose, all of Milton and Michael A. Guerra & his wife Nancy of St. Petersburg, FL. Mother-in-law of Janet A. Guerra of Hingham. Cherished grandmother of Julie, Jeff, Rachel, Richard & Mark and her step grandchildren, David & Danielle. Loving sister of Americo Sbardella of Hyde Park and the late Jennie Romano, Severino & Joseph Sbardella.  Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon., 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of New England Telephone Co. Late member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, the Italian American Club, Mattapan and the Quincy Sons of Italy. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Milton Animal Shelter, 181 Governor Stoughton Ln., Milton, MA 02186.

Kelly, Brian F., age 53, formerly of Milton, of Fort Lauderdale, FL, unexpectedly, April 17. Cherished son of  Myles Kelly of North Andover & the late Mary R. (Greene). Beloved partner of  John C. Grady of West Palm Beach, FL. Step-son of Joyce (Preece) Kelly of North Andover. Brother of David J. & his wife Marianne of Hingham and Stephen T. Kelly & his wife Robin of Norton.  Brother-in-law of Susan E. Kelly of Westboro. Also survived by 5 nieces, 2 nephews, one grand- niece, 2 grand-nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins & friends. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 7PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 & the Greater Boston Diabetes Society, 1980Centre St., West Roxbury, MA 02132

Sweeney, Charles W., Jr., “Handsome Chas”, of Mesa, Arizona, formerly of Laguna Beach, CA and Milton, MA, passed away at home, after a long battle with Crohn’s Disease on April 14, 2014. Mr. Sweeney grew up in Milton, MA, was a graduate of Milton High School, class of ’69 and attended Harvard University. He was a longtime employee of the Boston Globe and former member of the Air National Guard. Chas was a stage manager of 10CC, a well known rock band of the 70’s, a former band member and rhythmic guitar player of Magellanic Cloud, and an avid hockey player. The father of, the love of his life, Olivia Michele Sweeney of California, devoted son of the late Dorothy W. (McElhiney) Sweeney and the late Maj. Gen. Charles W. Sweeney (USAF) and brother of Patricia O'Neill of Cheshire, CT, Marylyn Howe of Savannah, GA, M. Carol Sweeney-Boyd of Milton, Terence Sweeney of Arizona, Rosemary Gunning of Norwell, Elizabeth Sweeney of Cape Cod, Joseph Sweeney of Milton, Bonnie Sweeney of Boston and the late Michele Saulnier and Joan Sweeney. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Friday, April 25 at 10:30 AM. Visiting omitted and interment is private. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Chas’s memory to: The Olivia Sweeney Scholarship Fund, MWB/East Boston Savings Bank, P.O. Box 101, att: Donna Finnerty, South Boston, MA 02127-9945.   

Daukas Ottanus J. “Okie” passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Formerly from  Brighton, he had lived in Milton for the past 53 years.  Mr. Daukas was a retired employee of the Boston Police Dept. and the U.S. Post. Office. He served in the European Theatre with the U.S Army during WWII.  An active, athletic man he was an avid tennis player, enjoyed dancing and football. The devoted husband of the late Margaret M. (Clogan), he is survived by his loving children, Philip Daukas & his wife, Maria of Weymouth, Edward Daukas of Braintree and Maureen Pickering & her husband Charles of Brea, CA., his cherished  grandchildren, Jennifer Pompeo & her husband Matthew, Stephanie, Samantha & Nicole Daukas, Lacey, Jaclyn & Daniel Pickering, his great granddaughter,  Riley Hernandez & his sister Phyllis Mazeiko of Brockton.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton  Tuesday, April 22, at 10:30 AM.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday,  April 21,  4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Norwell VNA Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061.

Evans, Robert H. of Quincy and South Boston April 14.  Loving husband of Catherine (Lawrence).  Stepfather of Brian Czolada & his wife Vanessa of TX & Sean Czolada with Justine Lavey of Braintree.  Cherished grandfather of Eli & Quinn Czolada.  Brother of Martin Evans & his wife Candace of NY & Mary Green & her husband Dennis of NC.  Also survived by many loving relatives.  A funeral service will be held at Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Saturday at 10:30 AM.  Visiting hours will be at Funeral Home Friday 4 to 8 PM.  Late locomotive Engineer for Mass. Bay Commuter Rail.   Member of the Metropolitan Yacht Club.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development, 10 Brookline P. West, 6thfloor, Brookline, 02445.

Fay, Arthur J., age 86, of Milton, April 16. Beloved husband of Mary E. (Kearns). Devoted father of Christine A. Helms of Marietta, GA, Susan Schaffer of Yarmouthport, John Fay of Randolph & Mary Moore & her husband Ronald, and Thomas Fay & his wife Brenda, all of Braintree. Cherished grandfather of Catherine & Brendon Helms, James Schaffer, Molly & Mackenzie Moore, Madeline, Arianna, Michael & Jillian Fay and the late Justin Ryan Moore. Dear brother William of Scituate and the late John Fay. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tuesday morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 – 8 PM. Late owner of Danny’s Cleaners, Quincy & Braintree. Late member of National Cleaners Assn., International Fabricare Institute and I.B.E.W. Local # 104. Retired employee of the M.B.T.A. WW II Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Research, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Ajemian, Rose  M. (Janigian), of Milton, April 13. Beloved wife of the late Nubar Paul Ajemian. Devoted mother of Paul F. Ajemian & his wife Susan of Duxbury and Charles L. Ajemian and his wife Michelle of So. Weymouth. Cherished grandmother of Michael & his wife Lara of Duxbury, Peter of NYC, Mark, Christine & Laura, all of So. Weymouth. Sister of the late Louis Janigian & Mary Shea. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Former employee of Foley, Hoag & Eliot Law Firm, Boston. Former member of Norfolk Country Club and a volunteer of Milton Hospital. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Milton Council on Aging, 10 Walnut St., Milton or Milton Library, 426 Canton Ave., Milton, MA 02186.  

Galligan, Philomena Mary Veronica (Naughton),  of Hull, originally from  Garrafine, Ireland , April 13, 2014. Beloved wife of William T. Devoted mother of Lisa M. of Petaluma, CA., Paul J of Weymouth, MA., John P. of Hull, MA., and the late William C. and Mary K. Sister of Carmel and Kathleen of Milton, MA., Helen of Abington, MA, Ann of Sheffield, England, Mary of Ireland, and brother Patrick of Ireland and the late Margaret, Bridget, and Agnes and brother Christopher.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. at 11 AM. Visiting at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 9:30 to 10:30 AM, prior to Mass.  She raised four children; two of whom were Special Olympians. A devout Catholic, true friend, and dedicated advocate for the developmentally and physically disabled, Philomena had a true Irish heart and a strong and gracious spirit. She never lost sight of her Irish roots, frequently speaking Gaelic and dancing to her favorite Irish music. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in honor of Philomena may be made to VinFin, the American Diabetes Association, Rheumatoid Arthritis,  or to Halleck Creek Ranch Therapeutic Horseback Riding program in Nicasio, CA.

Fitzpatrick, Ellen T. (Casey), formerly of Milton, of Stoughton, April 13. Beloved wife of Arthur P. Devoted mother of Brian A. Fitzpatrick of Stoughton and stepmother of Barbara A. Theberge & her husband, Robert of Canton, Arthur P. Fitzpatrick, Jr. & his wife Jean of Quincy, Donna M. Murphy & her husband Thom of Whitman and Maryanne Ferrante & her husband John of MN. Dear sister of Mary of Boston, Gerald FL and Jane Casey and the late John & Robert Casey. Loving aunt of Jean Mor & her husband James of Stoughton. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 3 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215, att: Memoriam Dept. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Wed. at 2:30 PM.

Kennedy, Francis X., of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, April 9.  Beloved son of the late James S. & Marie J. (Gross) Kennedy. Loving brother of Marie R.  and Joan T. Kennedy both of Quincy. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat.morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton  Fri. 2 to 4pm. Ret. employee of Liberty Mutual Ins. Graduate of Boston College, and longtime parishioner and driver for the Outreach Program at St. Agatha Church, Milton. A late member of the Francis G. Kane A.L. Post #60, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Catholic T.V. Center, 34 Chestnut St., Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02471.

Marenghi, Marie A. (Mattaliano),   age 91, of Milton, April 7. Beloved wife of the late Ambrose E. Devoted mother of Dr. Joanne M. Diddlemeyer & her husband, Capt. Lawrence of Virginia Beach, Mark J. Marenghi & his wife, Catherine of Milton and Cheryl Dunn & her husband, Tom of Marshfield. Cherished grandmother of Marko Marenghi, Lisa Elswick, Jim  & Joseph Marenghi, Tommy Dunn & Angela Dunn and her great grandchildren: Ayden, Isla, Bria, Connor, & Colby and the late Lorelei. Loving sister of Joseph Mattaliano of Canton, Rita Aloupis of Stoughton and the late Barbara Arcuni, Edith Burditt, Eleanor Melanson, Anna Moore and her infant brother & sister, Richard & Joanne Mattaliano. Dear aunt of the late Dorothy Williams. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The USO, att: Janhavi Deor, 2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1200, Arlington, VA 22201.

   McNeill, Nancy J. (Loughran), age 62, of Milton, April 1.  Loving wife, of 40 years, of John W. McNeill, Jr.  Devoted mother of Erin McNeill Rulli & her husband Sam of Gloucester, Nikki McNeill of Milton & Jenni McNeill Brown & her husband Ian  of Boston.  Sister of Joseph Loughran & Gail Miller of ME, Karen Braun of ME, Christine Sowa of Easton, Mary Barry of Stoughton, Elizabeth McKeen & her husband Steven of Easton & her sister-in-law Pam Loughran of Cotuit & the late William J. Loughran. Sister-in-law of Joseph McNeill of Dorchester & James McNeill & wife Diane of Plymouth.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.  A Funeral Mass will be held Friday at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton at 11AM.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday from 4 to 8 PM.   Expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, c/o Dr. Paul Richardson, 10 Brookline Place, West 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445.

 Delaney, Francis X., age 72, of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, March 25.  Beloved husband Margaret E. “Peggy” (Laffan).  Devoted father of Caroline Sweeney & her husband Charles of Milton, William C. & his wife Stefanie of Woburn and John R. Delaney & his wife Kristen of NY.  Loving grandfather of Owen F., Julia E., John F. and Sophia G. Delaney. Brother of Virginia Ray of Woburn, John F. & Jean Delaney and Helen L’Heaurex all of Dorchester and the late Paul R., Arthur, Leo, William & Rev. Thomas Delaney, S.J. and Pauline Ziniti & Mary Corbett. Beloved brother-in-law of Marie McDermott. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton  Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sat. 4 to 8pm. Interment in MA National Cemetery, Bourne Tues. at 2:45pm. Ret. electrician for IBEW Local #103. Vietnam War Navy Seabee veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warriors, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 

Margaret M. “Peggy” Cronin, passed away at home on March 26, 2014 after a 10 year battle with breast cancer. She is survived by her mother, Margaret D. Cronin of Quincy, her brother Albert E. Cronin of Norton and her sister Mary Ellen Cunniff and her brother-in-law, William of Squantum. Devoted Aunt of Lucas and Alexandria Cronin of Norton and William Cunniff of Squantum to whom she was like a second mother, Great Aunt to Mason Cronin of Norton. A real estate attorney for 40 years, Peggy was respected by her colleagues and valued by her clients; Peggy was a member of the Real Estate Bar Association for many years; Peggy loved to practice law and it was with great difficulty that she was forced to stop practicing last year due to her disease. Throughout her battle she never gave up and remained positive and upbeat. Her outlook was exceptional and her faith, strength and courage unmatched.  Peggy was devoted to her family and took exceptional care of her mother.  She loved spending time with her sister, brother, niece and nephews. Her favorite getaway was her home on Nantucket. She spent every summer there for over 30 years, sharing her love of the island with her late father, Albert E. Cronin, her mother, sister, niece and nephews. She enjoyed gardening there, walking in the conservation areas and spending days on Dionis Beach. Peggy will be missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Family and friends are invited to visiting hours at Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton  on Sunday, March 30, from 2 to 6pm.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Monday, March 31, at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Breast Care Center, Shapiro Bld., 330 Brookline Ave., Boston 02115.       

Foster, James B., of Milton, age 83, March 24. Beloved husband of Michele F. “Mickey” (Messina). Devoted father of James T. of Marshfield, Vincent P. of Pembroke, William J. of Abington, Robert A. of VA and Paul B. Foster of NH. Loving grandfather of James A, Lauren M., Christopher J., Danielle M., Ryan W., Allan V. and Matthew A. Foster. Brother of Thomas Foster of NY and the late Joan Frank. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm.  Ret. Building Inspector for the Town of Milton. Founder & owner of Custom Construction Co. since 1962. Past Pres. of Milton Kiwanis and Milton Men’s Bowling League. Former member of the Weymouth Tennis Club, Southeastern MA Building Inspector Assn. and coach of Milton Little League. Korean War Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton 02186

Collins, Eric Anthony, age 38, of Quincy, formerly of So. Boston, unexpectedly  March 19. Beloved son of Sandra Collins & her husband Robert of Quincy and John Heinonen of Stoughton. Brother of John Heinonen, Jr. of Chicago. Loving fiance of Cinda Goyette of Quincy. Also survived by many cherished aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church No. Quincy, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM.  Former Social Worker of Vinfen Corp., Boston. Late member of Sheet Metal Workers Union, Local 17.  Graduate of Northeastern University, B.A. psychology and Don Bosco High School. Avid hockey goalie. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Quincy Youth Hockey, c/o Matt Gibbons, 60 Murphy Memorial Dr., Quincy, MA. 02169.

Weber, Dr. Alfred L, 87, of Milton, Chief of Radiology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (emeritus), died March 19 after a brief illness.  Dr. Weber leaves his wife Gloria (George) of 55 years, three daughters, Gloria Jeanne Corey of Milton, Debby Atallah of North Easton, and Rachael Weber Sabates of Kansas City, Missouri, and a son, Chet Weber of Tampa, Florida. He leaves eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He also leaves a sister, Irmgard of Glaeserzell, Hessen, Germany. Dr. Weber grew up on a small farm near Fulda, Germany and received his doctorate from the University of Munich. He immigrated to the United States from Germany in the mid-fifties and served his residency in radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital (1956 -59). He founded the Pediatric Radiology Department at Mass General in 1967, and in 1973, was appointed Chief of Radiology at Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary. More recently, Dr Weber was a professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School, a Fellow of the American College of Radiology, and clinical professor of radiology at the University of Missouri Medical School. He was an active member in the Radiological Society of North America. He authored many books and collaborated on  numerous case studies, abstracts, and scientific exhibits pertaining to head and neck radiology and neuroradiology.  Dr. Weber traveled the world extensively, often accompanied by his wife Gloria and youngest daughter Rachael, pursuing his passion to share his knowledge and experience with young radiologists. Universities, hospitals, and professional radiological organizations in many countries including Germany, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, and China hosted him as a visiting professor and invited speaker. Dr. Weber was an honorary member of the Brazilian College of Radiology and Image Diagnosis for his contributions to the education of radiologists throughout Brazil. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, March 27, 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the Alfred Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton. A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, March 28, 11:00 am at the Church of Saint Elizabeth, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton,

Sampson, Roy L., of Milton, formerly of South Boston, March 20. Beloved husband of the late Catherine L. (Fitzgerald). Devoted father of Maureen & Michael Wolinsky of Sharon, Richard & Kathleen of Milton and Karen Sampson of Kingston. Survived by 10 cherished grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Brother of Joan Fitzgerald & her husband John, Margaret Fitzgerald, Barbara Bower, Larry, William, Fred, and the late Robert, Ronald, & Nancy Sampson. Dear brother-in-law of Marguerite Garbett of Norwood. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Union Truck Driver, member of Teamsters Local 25. Former member of Quincy Lodge of Elks. US Army Korean War veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Operation Homefront, New England Field Office, P.O. Box 52195, Boston, MA 02205

Hughes, Barbara M. (Nelson), of Quincy, formerly of Mattapan, March 20. Beloved wife of the late Edward “Scotty”. Devoted mother of Robert E. Hughes & his wife, Pamela of Halifax, Edward J. Hughes of Lowell & the late Barbara A. Burns. Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren & 16 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Norma Cole & her husband James of NH and the late John & William Nelson and Pauline Harkness. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 9 to 10 AM prior to Mass. Retired employee of MA Division of Employment Security.

O’Leary, Robert P., of Quincy March 20. Beloved husband of Ruth A. (Stokowski). Devoted father of Donna Hawes & her husband John of Quincy and Debbie Allison & her husband Donald of Weymouth. Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Zachary, & Megan Hawes, Matthew O’Leary and Katelyn & Hailey Allison. Dear brother of Elaine“ Bonnie” Barry of Yarmouth, David of Dorchester & Paul O’Leary of So. Boston and the late Edna Dunderdale, Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, West Quincy, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. Retired Supervisory Auditor of the Dept. of Defense. Late member of Knights of Columbus. U.S. Army veteran. Graduate of Northeastern University. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Parkinson’s Disease Assn., 72 East Concord St.,  Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Mon at 2:45 PM. Room 3C, Boston, MA 02118.

Collins, Eric Anthony,age 38, of Quincy, formerly of So. Boston, suddenly, March 19. Beloved son of Sandra Collins & her husband Robert of Quincy and John Heinonen of Stoughton. Brother of John Heinonen, Jr. of Chicago. Loving fiance of Cinda Goyette of Quincy.  Also survived by many cherished aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church No. Quincy, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM.  Former Social Worker of Vinfen Corp., Boston. Late member of Sheet Metal Workers Union, Local 17. Graduate of Northeastern University, B.A. Psychology & Don Bosco High School. Avid Hockey Goalie. In lieu of flowers exprssions of sympathy may be made to Quincy Youth Hockey. 

Fitzpatrick, Brian M., age 47, of Quincy passed away unexpectedly, March 14, 2014. Born and raised in Milton, Brian had lived in Quincy for the past 20 years. A gifted compassionate loving man, Brian was dedicated to helping those in recovery and in time of need. He was a friend of Bill W. and a Graduate of Curry College. The beloved husband of Dawn M. (Cleverly) Fitzpatrick of Quincy, he is survived by his loving sister and brother, Claire Saunders of GA & Patrick Fitzpatrick of FL, and his dear lifelong loyal childhood friends, James McGettrick, Joseph Cullen & Frantz Dorcena. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Saturday 10 to 2 PM. Relatives & friends invited. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to your local chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Lennon, Theresa A. (Van Tassell) Croke, age 80, of Norwell, formerly of Quincy & Milton, March 14. Devoted mother of Theresa Trainor of Hanover, Kevin R. Croke of Plymouth, Debra Orr of Lincoln and Laurie Beath of Pembroke. Cherished grandmother of Margaret, James, Gerald & Rebecca Croke, Richard & Jeremy Trainor, Alexander Orr, Richard, Tyler, Ryan & Nathan Beath and 4 great grandchildren. Longtime companion of Ralph Joseph Lennon. Dear sister of Robert F. of Braintree & Arthur E. Van Tassell of NH and the late Elaine Riley & Bernard E. Van Tassell. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon., 3 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 2 Willow St., Suite 102, Southborough, MA, 01745.

McGrath, John J. “Jack” Jr., 69, of Quincy - “our beautiful sweet Jack”, March 10, his loving family at his side after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Beloved husband of Jan M. Peterson-McGrath of Quincy. Devoted father of John J., III & his wife Karen of Dover, Todd & his wife Stacey and Scott & his wife Rebecca, all of Bridgewater, and Kimberly Shea & her husband Michael of Raynham. Special bond with Pam & Jeffrey of Quincy. Cherished grandfather of Erin, Adam, Samantha, Alex, Kyle, Matthew, Alison, Veronica, Tabitha, Emily, Katherine & Ava. Son of the late John and Constance (Di Monte) McGrath. Also survived by his wonderful sister Franny Dockham, his many beloved sisters and brothers-in law, his dear niece & nephew, Madison & Cameron, and many other loving nieces and nephews.  Brother of the late Toni Ricci.  Jack appreciated the support of his long-time dear friends, Hinda Marcus and Al & Sandy. Funeral Mass at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 40 Darrow St., Quincy, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday 4 to 8 PM.  Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.  Served proudly in the US Army.  A long-time dedicated Vice Pres. of Sales of Arnold Industries in Canton, where he had many friendships.  Late member of the American Legion and the VFW Post.  Enjoyed vacations with his family on Cape Cod and traveling with Jan to their home in Boynton Beach, FL.  Jack was known for entertaining his family and friends with his witty sense of humor. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Home for Little Wanderers, 271 Huntington Ave., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.

Grubessi, Casimira (Matijevich) of Dorchester, passed away, March 5, 2014, on her 89th birthday, her loving daughters at her side. Casimira was born and raised in Yugoslavia. The Grubessi family left after WW II to start a new life in Italy as refugees. She left Italy to relocate to Boston in 1956 and has resided in Dorchester since 1958. Casimira was employed as an Electronic Technician for Keystone Camera, KLH and Kloss Co. She retired in 1987. She was a talented seamstress who loved to make her own clothes and clothing for her family. She loved Nantasket Beach, trips to Italy, Plymouth, Provincetown and Castle Island. She was known for her Sunday dinners for her family and was branded as “Comfort Kitchen Nonna.” A  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Monday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 2 to 6pm. Beloved wife of the late Oscar S.  Devoted mother of Lydia J. Healey of Dorchester, Diana M. Boudreau of North Quincy and the late Alida A. Grubessi.  Cherished Grandmother of Jimmy and his wife Ami and Scott Healey, Russ, Chris and his wife Rosanna, and Ron Boudreau and his wife Claire and 5 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Casimir and Marijon Matijevich. Interment in Cedar Grove  Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. 505 N Parkway, Memphis, TN 38103.

McCawley, Charles John, of Hingham, formerly of Milton, February 15, 2014. Beloved brother of Jean M. McCawley of Quincy; father of Kathryn M. of Natick, C. Andrew of Hingham, Meganne Johnson of FL, Peter V. of FL, Brian C. of VA and sixteen grandchildren. A U.S. Army veteran. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday, March 14 from 4 to 8 PM. Funeral Mass at the Church of the Resurrection, Hingham, Saturday, March 15 at 10AM. Interment at MA National Cemetery in Bourne at a later date.  

Nicholls, William George “Bill” passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Formerly of South Boston, he had been a resident of Quincy for the past 35 years. Mr. Nicholls was a graduate of Northeastern University and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He retired from his position as a Manager of Verizon after a 30 year employment. The beloved husband of Annmarie (Moylan) Nicholls of Quincy, he is also survived by his devoted children, Kristin of Watertown & Matthew Nicholls of Quincy. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Church, West Quincy, Thursday, at 10 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. Interment is private.   

Randall, Louise Ellen (Hey), of   Squantum, formerly of Winchester, passed away after a brief illness on Feb. 14, 2014.  She was 89. Mrs. Randall was born in October 1924, the daughter of George H. and Edna M. (Shay) Hey.  Mrs. Randall graduated from The Woodward School for Girls in 1942 and the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing in 1945.  She then worked as a Registered Nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital, in the Nurse Cadet Corp at Camp Edwards in Bourne, and at Quincy City Hospital until 1949. After raising her six children, she continued her education at Boston University and was awarded the Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology, Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1974, and the Masters of Arts in Anthropology, with honors, in 1984. She was a volunteer at the Peabody Museums of Natural History in Cambridge.  She was a former member of the Boards of Trustees of The Woodward School, the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, and the Boston Harbor Associates. Long active in civic affairs, she was a member of the League of Women Voters and served on the Board of Registrars of Voters for the City of Quincy. She was a member of the First Church of Squantum where she enjoyed singing in the choir. A long time member of the Squantum Yacht Club, Mrs. Randall was an avid sailor and raced Hustler Class sailboats with her husband well into her 70’s. She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Douglas A. Randall; by her six children and their spouses: a daughter, Kristie, and her husband Dwight Dewsnap of Milton; and five sons: George and his partner Alice Horner of Hingham, Nathan (Ted) and his wife Deena of Squantum, Alexander and his wife Virginia of Hingham, Roger and his wife Elizabeth of Wellesley, and Barry and his wife Lisa of St. Paul, MN; and by 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.   She is also survived by her sisters Carolyn Richardson of Pembroke and Judith Halberg of Bellows Falls, VT, and was predeceased by her sister Pauline Edson of Quincy, and her brother, William Hey of Bainbridge Island, WA. A memorial service will be held at the First Church of Squantum. Burial will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter at 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA  02472 or www.alz.org/MNAH

Kenney, William C., of Dedham, formerly of Mattapan, Feb. 24, 2014. Beloved husband of Margaret M. (Ferlito). Devoted father of Susan M. Richberg of Mansfield, Diane Kenney & her companion, David Gasse, Sr. of Wareham, Mary E. Connolly & her husband Stephen of Westlake OH, Elaine M. Dawes & her husband Daniel of Dedham and the late Eileen Kenney. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Farrell & her husband Michael, John & Michael Connolly, Cassidy & Matthew Richberg, Mark Iantosca, Kaitlyn & Robert Dawes, David Jr. & Robert Gasse and one great grandson, Cayden Farrell. Brother of the late Martin & John Kenney, Mary Portley & Kay Arsenault. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sat. afternoon from 1 to 4 closing with a celebration of his life at 4PM. Retired employee of Polaroid Corporation. Korean War Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Cummings, Nora A. (Greene) of Milton, unexpectedly Feb. 22. Beloved wife of the late James R. Devoted mother of Paul F. of CA and John J. Cummings of NJ, Noreen T. Maguire & her husband Kevin A. of Marshfield Hills, Robert M. & his wife Susan of Harwichport and Richard J. Cummings & his wife Carrie, Marianne E. Giammarco & her husband Louis R. and Edward C. Cummings, all of Milton. Mother-in-law of Debra Cummings of NJ. Cherished grandmother of Brendan & his wife Lisa & Patrick Maguire, Matthew & Michael Cummings, Jill, Michelle & Christine Cummings, Katelyn Cummings, Nicole, Anthony, Amanda & Marc Giammarco and 2 great granddaughters. Dear sister of Mary Virgilli & Josephine Bagley, both of Milford and the late Anne Chronchio & Michael Greene. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Late member of the Catholic Daughters of America & longtime Milton Hospital volunteer. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Catholic TV Center, P. O. Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02471. 

Connolly, Christine F., of Hyde Park, passed away peacefully on February 15th, after a long battle with breast cancer. Beloved daughter of the late Lucy (Trombetta) & Francis (Bud) Connolly. Devoted sister of Michele Connolly & her husband Paul Edwards of Hyde Park. She also leaves dear cousins in the Boston area and close friends in Dublin, Ireland. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park, Thurs. at 11 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Ms. Connolly attended Hyde Park High School and was a graduate of Aquinas College, Emerson College, and earned a Master of Art in Teaching from Simmons College. After working for the federal government, state of Massachusetts, and Emerson College, Ms. Connolly pursued her lifelong dream of teaching school. Realizing that dream, Ms. Connolly taught at the Sacred Heart School in Roslindale for ten years prior to her retirement. A devoted educator, Ms. Connolly dearly loved her students and her colleagues and has left a positive impact on a generation of students. Always devoted to her family, as a young woman, Ms. Connolly often took her younger sister Michele on vacations to the Cape, to meet family in Ireland and Italy, sharing her love of nature and joy for living. Since the onset of her illness seven years ago, Ms. Connolly sought ways of giving of herself and of her talents. Including; working as a volunteer at the New England Baptist Hospital, donating books to the Boston Public Library, and giving to various charities. Ms. Connolly will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Meehan, Jean M. (Fitzgerald) passed away peacefully on Friday, February 14, 2014. A resident of Milton for most of her life, Mrs. Meehan summered in Hyannisport for many years. She was a member of the First Graduating Class of St. Agatha Grammar School and a graduate of Jeanne D'Arc Academy, Milton and Marymount College, NY. Mrs. Meehan was a former Officer of the American Service Co., Quincy. The beloved wife of James J. Meehan, she is survived by her devoted children; Pamela A. Meehan & her husband, David E. Medeiros, Jacqueline J. Kelley, all of Milton, Gretchen M. Geary of Norwell, Mary Elizabeth Jensen & her husband, Jens Jensen of Hanover & James J. Meehan, Jr. & his wife, Cynthia of Marshfield and 13 cherished grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Joan Baker. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to MGH Immunobiology Laboratory, Att: Denise Faustman, Mass General Hospital – East, Building 149, 13th St., CNY-3601, Charlestown, MA 02129.

Maksymowicz, Eugenia (Vasechko), age 101, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Born and raised in Belarus, during WW II she was taken to Germany and worked in forced labor for three years until the end of the War. In 1948, Mrs. Maksymowicz and her beloved husband, Jozef, were moved to the United Kingdom to a displaced person’s camp. They resided in this camp for 10 years. In 1958 they came to the United States with their two loving daughters, Wanda & Krystyna. Mrs. Maksymowicz resided in Cambridge until Jozef’s death in 1991. At that time she moved to Quincy to her daughters’ home, where she has lived for the past 22 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston on Saturday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday, 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

Klee, Catherine A. (Harnan), of Milton, formerly of Norwood & Largo, FL, Feb. 11. Devoted mother of Doreen P. Klee of Foxboro and her beloved dog, Chico and the late Robert G. Klee, Jr. Sister of Helen Maureen McCauley & her husband, Patrick of Milton & FL and the late Eugene Harnan. Sister-In-Law of Sylvia Harnan of Plymouth. Also survived by many nieces & nephews and grandnieces & grandnephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 7pm. Ret. employee of A.T.& T. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.   

Pickard, Alice C. (Dooling), age 91, formerly of Milton, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Born and raised in Somerville, “Sis” was the daughter of the late Timothy & Alice Dooling. A 60 year resident of Milton, Mrs. Pickard was a longtime member of St. Agatha’s Bowling League, Cunningham Bowling League, & Milton Mothers’ Club. The wife of the late Laurence W., she was the mother of Scott L. & his wife EvaMarie of Norwell, grandmother of Emily M. & Garrett G. Pickard and sister of Claire Robertson of Arlington and the late Madeline McEachern, Marie Gillis, Dorothea Wall, & Rita Witham. The sister-in-law of Doris White of Taunton & the late Janet McCormack, she  is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, & great-nephews. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tuesday at 12 noon. Visiting hours Tuesday 10 to 12, prior to the Service. Burial in Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Allerton House at Central Park Activities Fund, 43 Schoolhouse Road, Weymouth, MA 02188.  

Curley, Mary F. (Wilkinson), age 91,of Milton, Jan. 30. Beloved wife of the late Theodore J. Devoted mother of Maureen B. MacNeil of Cotuit and Theodore J. Curley, Jr. & Allyn J. McManmon, both of Milton. Survived by 7 cherished grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Loving sister of the late Joseph & Robert Wilkinson. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186. 

Scanlan, Laurette T. (Kelliher), formerly of Milton, of Falmouth, Jan. 29. Beloved wife of the late Harry J. Devoted mother of Harry J., Jr. of Sandwich, John K. and Eileen A. of Falmouth and Richard M. Scanlan of Quincy. Cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Joan Pupa & Ann Rowell. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 9 to 10 AM, prior to Mass. Former Elementary School Teacher of the Braintree Schools. Former employee of Jack Conway Realtor, Milton. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Assn. for Research, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Sweeney, Christopher P., of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, Jan. 24. Husband of Ann L. (Jacobson). Father of Julie, Janet & Clare.  Grandfather of Abby, Ava, Lainey, Ronan & Kate Janet “K.J.” Also survived by 9 brothers & 6 sisters. Brother of the late Rosemary, Michael & Patrick. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of Verizon. Late member of I.B.E.W. Local 2222 & the McKeon Post, Dorchester. U.S. Navy veteran Vietnam War.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to New Eng. Center for Homeless Veterans, Advancement Office, 3rd Floor, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

Nelson, Harriett O., age 92, passed away peacefully in Quincy on January 23, 2014. Formerly of Milton & Duxbury, Mrs. Nelson grew up in Craig, MO. She served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. Mrs. Nelson was a graduate of Boston University where she received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Education. She was also a former member of the Town of Milton Warrant Committee and worked in the Milton Town Clerk’s office as a registrar of voters. The beloved wife of the late Vincent A. Nelson, she was the daughter of the late Daniel E. and Edith O. (Bostwick) Osburn. Also survived by cousins; Beverly Rizzo of MO, Marlene Hughes of IL, William Osburn of MD and her dear friends; Barbara Mahoney, Leo and Lois Judge, all of Milton, Mark and Elaine Hayes of Norwell and David and Patricia Sampson of Franklin. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Tuesday at 11:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tuesday 9:30 to 11 AM, prior to Mass. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370 or St. Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Rd., Milton, MA 02186.

Newell, BethAnn (Kaes) passed away suddenly on Monday, January 20, 2014. A longtime Weymouth resident, she grew up in Milton. BethAnn was a graduate of Fontbonne Academy, Milton and attended Northeastern University. The beloved wife of Richard L., she is survived by her children, Mathew of Weymouth and Samantha Newell of PA. Dear daughter of Timothy J. Kaes & his wife Diana of Quincy and the late Marilyn E. (Mahoney) Kaes. Sister of Timothy B. & Melissa Michele Kaes, both of Quincy. Daughter-in-law of  William & Elizabeth Newell of Medford. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. at 12 Noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, 10 to 11:30 AM, prior to Mass. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675.

Bagge, Mary E. (Hanley), of Milton, Jan. 22.  Beloved wife of the late Frank Bagge. Daughter of the late John & Anna Hanley. Devoted mother of Michael & his wife, Ruthanne of Holliston and their children Nathaniel & Ethan; Kathleen & her husband Roger Schleper of Sutton and their children Chris, Alex & Emily; John of Ashland, Patrick & his wife Susan of West Bridgewater and their children Molly and Ryan, Maureen  & her husband Bill Fowler of Waltham, and Richard and his partner Kristin Corrigan of Cambridge. Sister of the late J. Jerome Hanley. Also survived by step grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Mon. at 10 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 6 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Fr. Bill’s & MainSpring, 422 Washington St., Quincy, MA 02169.

Brennan, Mary (Fahy), of Hyde Park & Milton, Jan. 21. Beloved husband of the late Patrick. Devoted mother of Carol B. Jenkins & her husband, Ted of Milton, Patricia Brennan-VanLoan & her husband, Ernie of ME, Kathleen Valanzola & her husband, Joe of Foxboro, Tom Brennan of Randolph and the late Maureen Brennan. Loving grandmother of Caitlyn, Kristin, Kyle & Jess Valanzola. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Home for Little Wanderers, 271 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115 

Affsa, Fred J. passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 19, 2014. A longtime Weymouth resident, he was a WW II Army veteran who had served in the Pacific Theatre, one of “The Greatest Generation.” A retired Meat Inspector for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Mr. Affsa was also a former co-owner of Caesar’s Restaurant, Quincy and Connie’s Restaurant, Hanson. He was a talented carpenter, a 50 year member of West Roxbury Masonic Lodge and a 50 year member of the Quincy Lodge of Elks. The greatest joys of Fred’s life were his family, his daily card games at the Elks, and “rolling the dice” at Foxwoods. The beloved husband of the late Constance T. (Mauriello), he is survived by his devoted children: Diane C. Affsa of Quincy, Daniel F. Affsa, Esq. and his wife Patricia of Weymouth, Doreen A. Affsa of Abington and David J. Affsa of Marshfield. He was the grandfather of Deborah Mahoney Olsen of Dorchester, Christopher D. Affsa, Esq. of Weymouth, Cara Mahoney Snyder of Quincy, Daniel F. Affsa, Jr. of Weymouth and Chad F. Affsa, Esq. of Whitman and grandfather-in-law of Phil Olsen, Jessica Affsa, Michael Snyder, Esq. and Gina Affsa, Esq. He was the brother of Tillie Kandalaft and her husband, Tony of Quincy and the late Charles, George, Edward & Russell Affsa and Lilly Maloof and Rose Salhaney. Also survived by 10 cherished great grandchildren and several niece, nephews, cousins, and friends. A Funeral Service will be held at St. John Damascus Church, 300 West St., Dedham (corner of Rts 135 & 128) (Exit 17) Thursday at 10:30AM.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to West Quincy Elks Youth Football, 36 Salem St., Quincy, MA 02169.

MacIsaac, Genevieve A. “Jenny” (Handrahan), of No. Quincy, formerly of Prince Edward Island, Jan. 18. Beloved wife of Joseph A. Devoted mother of Francis A., Brian J. & Kenneth S. MacIsaac, Marlene G. Sommers, Sandra L. Larkin, all of Quincy, Wanda M. Carpinella of Woburn, and the late Dale MacIsaac. Sister of Leona Doran of Quincy, Ida Ostridge of P.E.I., Alicia Woodburn of NH and the late Evelyn Manning, Chester Handrahan, Mary St. John & Zita McAree. Also survived by 11 cherished grandchildren. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, No. Quincy, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to  Sacred Heart Church, 386 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02171.

Montani, Stephen F., of Milton, formerly of Quincy, Jan. Beloved husband of the late Margaret P. (Mayhew). Devoted father of Donna M. Sullivan of Milton, Edward S. of FL and David F. Montani of Melrose. Brother of Edward Montani of Norwell and the late Dorothy Donovan, Marjorie Malvesti and Barbara Norris.  Loving grandfather of 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St, Elizabeth Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 7pm. Ret. Machinist for Kock Industries. Former member of the Ponkapoag Golf Club.  WW II Army veteran.

Williams, Frances (Shea), age 96, of Milton, Jan. 14. Mother of Mark G. Williams of Milton. Grandmother of Katie Williams of Milton. Dear friend of Dr. Elizabeth A. Bostrom of Weymouth, Sara J. & Richard Dizinno & family of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 9:30 to 10:30 prior to Mass. Retired manager of Milton Savings Bank and First Federal Savings Bank. Past Pres. of Unquity Residence Council. Recent resident of Colonial Nursing Facility, Weymouth. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Catholic TV Center, PO Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02471. 

Waters, Ann M. (Masters), age 94, of Quincy, formerly of Braintree & Jamaica Plain, Jan. 13.  Beloved wife of the late John M. Loving mother of Susan Waters of Quincy. Dear sister of Josephine Murphy of Quincy and the late Sally Masters, Jack Masters & Helen Walsh. Cherished sister-in-law of Mary C. Waters of Braintree. Also survived by extended family & friends. In respect for Ann’s wishes all memorial services will be private. Donations in Ann’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

Lyons, Joseph J. Jr., formerly of Milton, of  Cotuit, Jan. 11. Beloved husband of 52 years of Jane D. (Devlin). Devoted father of Joseph J., III of Medfield, Paul of Newport R.I., Jean Kauffman of Sharon, Susanne McComish of Marblehead & the late Maura Peters. Cherished grandfather of Glenn, Jack, Anna, Julia, Amanda, Ian & Sam. Dear brother of Mary Warren of Newton, Kathleen Kelley of Watertown & Margaret Cummings of Needham. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Past Vice Pres. of Howes Leather, Boston. Founder & Owner of Lyons & Volpi Leather Co., Pocasset. Graduate of Boston College Class of ’57. U.S. Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, Development Office, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. 

Coleman, George J.,      of Dorchester, Jan. 8. Beloved husband of Carol A. (Lothrop). Devoted father of Joan E. Hogan & her husband John of So. Weymouth, Nancy A. Lafoe of Dorchester, Susan M. Coleman of Quincy & Pamela J. Kiley and her husband Michael of Palmetto Bay, FL. Cherished grandfather of Courtney E. Lafoe, Brian C. & Joseph M. Kiley. Brother of the late Paul & David Coleman. Funeral Mass at St. Brendan Church, 589 Gallivan Blvd., Dorchester, Monday at 11:30 AM followed by interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sunday 3 to 7 PM. Retired 37-year MBTA employee. Late member MBTA Inspectors Union Local 600. Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Rose Croix Council # 01331. Boston Latin School ’42. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be sent to St. Brendan School, 15 Rita Rd., Dorchester, MA 02124.    

Manning, Joseph V. (Ret. B.P.D.) of Dorchester, Lower Mills, Jan. 8. Beloved husband of the late Margaret M. (Tierney). Devoted father of Margaret M., Joseph P., Kevin M. & Maureen A., all of Lower Mills, Thomas S. of Hanover & John J. Manning of Rockland. Survived by 9 cherished grandchildren. Grandfather of the late Joseph D. Manning. Brother of Catherine “Sis” Walsh of Dorchester, Richard Manning of Duxbury and the late John, Thomas, Mary & Francis “Danno” Manning. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Ret. Boston Police Officer of District 1, Bomb Squad Unit. Late member of Lowers Mills VFW Post # 8699. WW II Coast Guard Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.

McFadden, Elaine P. (Prall), formerly of Milton, of Jensen Beach FL., after her battle with cancer, Jan. 4. Beloved wife of Kenneth J. McFadden of FL.  Devoted mother of Michele McCormick & her husband T.J. of Milton, and Brian McFadden of Malden.  Incredible grandmother of Emma McFadden of Pembroke, Kailey & Benjamin McCormick of Milton.  Sister of John Prall of No. Attleboro & Geraldine Zemis of Andover. Sister-in-law of Marilyn Corso and her husband, Roy of Norfolk, Phyllis of Plymouth and Carole McFadden of Jensen Beach, FL. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Sat. morning at 11. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm.  Ret. 20-year employee of the Milton Schools. Volunteered at the Hibiscus House, Shattuck Shelter, My Brother’s Keeper, Long Island Shelter and several other organizations. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Treasure Coast Hospice, 1000 Ruhnke St., Stuart, FL 34994 or My Brother’s Keeper, P.O. Box 338, Easton 02356.  

Burke, Robert J. MD, Retired Commander, Medical Corps, US Navy, of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, January 1. Beloved son of the late Joseph F. & Marguerite T. (Walsh) Burke. Cherished brother of Joseph F., MD of South Dartmouth; devoted brother of Sheila M. Burke of Milton and Kathleen M. Dunlay of Westwood. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, friends and colleagues. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agatha Church in Milton, Saturday, January 11 at 9 am, followed by military burial in Milton cemetery. Visiting hours Friday, January 10 at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton from 4 pm to 8 pm. Graduate of Catholic Memorial High School (' 72), Suffolk University ('76), Uniformed Services University School of Medicine ('83), Boston University School of Public Health ('98). Completed internship in Medicine at Charleston Naval Hospital and residency/fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.  Specialized in Preventive Occupational Medicine and Family Practice Medicine. Served with the Marine Corps in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm and the Coast Guard in Haiti during the Haitian evacuation crisis. Assignments in the Navy included "Ship's Surgeon" on the USS Constitution in Boston; South Weymouth Naval Air Station; Naval Submarine Base in King's Bay, Georgia; Navy Support Facility in Dahlgren, Virginia and Naval Support Facility in Indian Head, MD. Recipient of many medals and honors including the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation and Achievement Medals and Combat Action Ribbon, Coast Guard Unit Commendation, and Coast Guard Commandant's Letter of Commendation Ribbon Bar. Retired from the US Navy in 2003 after 24 years of dedicated service. Also participated in the humanitarian response to the Tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia in 2004 as a volunteer with a Project HOPE/Massachusetts General Hospital medical team. Lifetime member of the Disabled Americans Veterans; Past Flight Surgeon, South Weymouth Chapter of the Association of Naval Aviators; late member of the Board of Directors for the Brighton Marine Health Center. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund, P.O. Box 962061, Boston, MA 02196

 King, Maureen “June” (Wilson) of Milton passed away peacefully at home on Friday, January 3, 2014. Wife of John E. King.  Mother of Ashling Kanavos & her husband Matthew of Mansfield, Gail King of Quincy, John King of Milton, & Deirdre King of California.  Sister of Msgr. John Wilson of Dublin, Ireland, Liam Wilson of Westmeath, Ireland & Barbara (Wilson) Casey of Dublin, Ireland.  Grandmother of twins, Colin & Nicholas Kanavos, whom she cherished. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, she later moved to Dorchester where she married and had children, eventually moving to Milton.  She worked at John Hancock, Marion Manor & Milton Public Schools.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Friday at 10 AM.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  Interment in Milton Cemetery. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Friday at 10 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to South Shore Hospice, 100 Bay State Drive, Braintree, MA 02184.
 
Dempsey, Julia Anne (Houghton) of Milton, passed away on January 3, 2013 at home from respiratory complications. Beloved wife of the late John F. and devoted mother of John A. Dempsey of Milton and dear sister of Helen Walsh and her husband William of Franklin, James Houghton and his wife Agnes of Canton & the late Mary L. Houghton. She was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. James and Mary (Beastie) Houghton. Born in Boston, Julia grew up in the Neponset section of Dorchester and graduated from St. Ann’s Grammar School and Girls High School in the South End. She worked for the N.E. Tel. & Tel until her marriage in 1962. A resident of Milton since 1967, Julia was very active in the St. Agatha’s Guild and Bowling League for a number of years. She, subsequently, worked at the Union Warren Savings Bank as a mortgage officer and at State Street Bank. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton on Thursday, January 9 at 10:30 AM. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday, from 9 to 10 AM, prior to Mass. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Christopher Church, 265 Mt. Vernon St., Dorchester, MA 02125
 
  Assad, Norma “Tina” (Triglia) passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 5, 2014. A lifelong Quincy resident, she was a retired Bookkeeper. Mrs. Assad was also a former thespian & singer who performed in numerous professional theatrical productions, an occupation that brought her great pleasure. The beloved wife of 54 years of Louis C. Assad of Quincy, she is also survived by her devoted children; Mark L. Assad (Sgt. Det. B.P.D.) & his wife, Mary of Melrose and Stephanie A. Hart & her husband, John of MN and her cherished grandchildren; Mark, Justin, Cassidy & Gabrielle Assad and Amanda & Tyler Hart. She was the sister of the late Robert & James Triglia. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thursday at 9 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday 3 to 7 PM. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Thurs at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

 

Gleeson, Martin P., age 64, of No. Weymouth, formerly of Mission Hill, Jan. 3. Beloved husband of Ann E. (Taylor). Devoted father of Margaret F. of North Weymouth, Kellyann of Hyde Park & Martin J. Gleeson of Norwood. Cherished grandfather of Robert James & Ryan Martin Wilson and Peter Christopher McInerney. Loving brother of Annette Gear of Braintree, Julie Szczepkowski of Lakeville, Patrick of Dedham, Christopher & John, both of Roslindale, Noel of Brookline & Walter Gleeson of W. Roxbury. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. at 3 PM. Visiting hours 12 noon to 3 PM, prior to Service. Retired employee of Brigham & Womens Hospital. Late member of Braintree Moose Lodge. Air Force Vietnam veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Bosler Humane Society, Baldwinville, MA 01436.

 Regan, Margaret M., "Peggy" passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2013. Born in Boston 90 years ago, Ms. Regan was a 60 year resident of Milton. A retired Executive Secretary for the Liberty Mutual Ins., Co., Margaret was a volunteer St Agatha Church Bingo, a Red Sox season ticket holder and an avid Red Sox fan. The devoted daughter of the late Michael & Julia Regan, she was the cherished sister of the late John, James and Michael Regan and if survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Friday, Dec. 27 at 10:30 AM. Visiting at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday, 9 to 10am prior to Mass. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston 02115.

Burns, Barbara  A. (Hughes), of Westboro, age 63, died Dec. 14, 2013 at UMass. Medical Center, Worcester after a period of declining health. She leaves sons, Joe and Scot Burns, brothers Edward and Robert Hughes, her mother Barbara Hughes, and her friend, Arlene Beals-Ellis with whom she lived. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Ann Church in Quincy, MA, Sat. Dec. 28, at 10 A.M. Babs loved animals and if you would like, donations may be made in her name to an animal shelter of your choice.

Reinhardt, AnnMarie (Duff), of Quincy, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, her loving family by her side. Born in Boston, AnnMarie was a graduate of North Quincy High School. She was a Red Sox season ticket holder and was a devoted fan all her life. She is survived by her beloved husband, John. Devoted mother of James B. and Michael P. Gallagher both of Quincy.  Loving grandmother of MacKenzie, Marley and Ava Gallagher. Sister of Michael P. of FL, John E. of Milton, Edward G. Duff of Quincy, Linda Reardon and Mary Beth Duff both of Quincy,  Kevin T. of Marshfield and Timothy Duff of Weymouth. Mother-in-law of Tanya Connors and Melissa Barkowsky. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Monday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 2 to 6pm. Interment in MA National Cemetery, Bourne Monday at 2:15pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Lupus Foundation of MA, P.O. Box 418629, Boston 02241-8629.

Casey, Catherine M. (Kaveney), of Quincy, formerly of Falmouth, Dorchester & Milton passed away on Gaudete Sunday, December 15 with her children surrounding her. Catherine was born in 1927 and raised in Hyde Park, the daughter of the late Francis and Madelyn (Donovan) Kaveney. Beloved wife of the late John F. Casey, who died in 1973.  Following her husband Jack’s death Catherine, for 20 years, owned and operated John F. Casey, Inc. a household appliance Trucking & Warehouse Company. She was the loving and dedicated mother to Dr. John F. Casey, Jr. and his wife Katya of Houston; Sr. Maureen Casey, SND of Newton; Jeannine and her husband Kenneth Josephson of Rochester; Catherine and her husband Christopher Staff of Dorchester; Paula and her husband Richard Cryan of Quincy; Very Rev. Robert E. Casey, VF, of South Boston; and the late Patricia Casey Donovan of Dorchester. Loving grandmother of Brenna Casey, Caitlin Casey McGrath, Michael & John Donovan, Casey Staff, Jeremy & Emily Josephson. Loving sister of Madelyn “Pat” Kaveney and Maureen Dick.  She will be missed by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  Catherine’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, December 20 at 11AM at St. Brigid Church, 841 East Broadway, South Boston.  Visiting Hours Thursday from 3PM–7PM at St. Joseph Chapel, Gate of Heaven Church 615 East 4th Street, South Boston. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Sisters of Notre Dame deNamur, Mission Office, 30 Jeffery’s Neck Road, Ipswich, MA, 01938.

Sgroi, William J.,   of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester & West Yarmouth. Beloved son of the late Sadie (Russo) & James V. Sgroi. Loving brother of Walter Sgroi & his wife, Nancy of Watertown, Mary Wilkie of Milton and the late Ann Moore, Anthony, Alfred and James Sgroi. Survived by many nieces & nephews. Dear friend of Phyllis V. Hanscom of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Church, 44 School St., Quincy, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Late member of Quincy Lodge of Elks #943. U.S. Navy Korean War veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Milton High School, Steve Wilkie Scholarship Fund, c/o Mike Collins, 12 Victory Ave., Milton, MA 02186.   

Murray, John P. age 89, of Lake Barrington IL, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 after a brief illness. John (“Jack”) was raised in Dorchester and later lived in Milton. He was a graduate of Boston College and spent his entire professional career in the human resources field, a job he loved. He began his career at Domino Sugar in Charlestown and retired as Vice President Human Resources at Loyola University Chicago. Jack was preceded in death by his loving wife Therese, and is survived by his children, Patricia Murray and her husband Howard of Malibu CA, Brian Murray and his wife Gale of Andover MA, Stephen Murray and his wife Becky of Lake Bluff IL, Paul Murray and his wife Kathryne of Elk Grove CA, Karen Riordan and her husband Charlie of Newark DE. Jack was deeply loved by his 14 grandchildren and many cousins. A funeral Mass was held Monday, Nov. 25 in Illinois. A graveside burial service will take place at Milton Cemetery in Milton MA on Monday Dec. 2 at 11 AM. In memory of Jack, please consider a donation to the American Red Cross in support of typhoon relief for Tacloban City Philippines where Jack was stationed while serving in the Navy duringWWII.

Burton, Charles J. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the Wm. B Rice Eventide, his loving family at his side. Born in Newark, NJ,96 years ago, Charles was raised, educated and longtime resident of NJ.  In 2002 he moved to Fuller Village, Milton.  Charles was an Accountant for Heil Co., NJ for many years and also was a salesman for 40 years at Villa Furniture. He was a WW II Army Veteran serving with Merrill’s Marauders in Burma. The beloved husband of the late Dorothy M. (Lockwood), he is also survived by his devoted daughters; Susan F. Burton of Martha’s Vineyard and Joan B. Beyer of Milton, his beloved son-in-law, Ned, 4 loving grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Brother of late Doris Shepard and Hilda Cooper. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Burton loved working on old cars, especially  his 1925 “Whippet”. Visiting omitted.  Interment in Milton Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wm. B. Rice Eventide, 215 Adams St., Quincy 02169 or the Norwell VNA Hospice, 120 Longwater Dr., Norwell 02061

Austin, Robert F. of Milton, Nov. 20. Beloved husband of the late Mary T. (Buckley). Devoted father of Theresa M. of Norwood, Robert G. of Quincy, Annemarie, Mia & Tim Austin, all of Milton. Also survived by 3 cherished grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Retired employee of Nynex, Boston. Late member of I.B.E.W. Local 222 and Milton Council K. of C. Korean War Army veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to M.S.P.C.A., 350 So. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Carney, Shirley C. (Clark) of Randolph November 19.  Beloved wife of the late George F., Jr.  Devoted mother of Mark A. Carney & his wife Mary of Weymouth, Paula C. Sullivan of Yarmouth, Patricia Carney York & her husband Kevin of E. Sandwich, George F. Carney, III of Yarmouth, Edward C. Carney of Randolph, & Mary Carney Conroy & her husband Robert of Mansfield.  Sister of Lorraine C. Coakley of Milton, Barbara C. Sullivan of Centerville, Beverly I. Clark of Hyannis, Helen C. McKenna of CT & the late Claire C. Ames & Mary C. Cavanaugh.  Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Funeral Mass at St. Brendan’s Church, Dorchester Saturday morning at 9.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday from 4 to 7 PM.  Retired employee of NE Tel. & Tel.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to South Shore Hospital Charitable Foundation, Palliative Care, 55 Fogg Rd., S. Weymouth, MA 02190.  

Paris, Charles F., Jr., of Milton formerly of Dorchester, Nov. 19.  Beloved husband of Claire A. (Donovan). Devoted father of Charles F. Paris, III (ret. Dep. M.P.D.) & his wife Martha of Braintree, Catherine Phillipson & her husband Michael of Quincy,  Claire “Candy” Feeney & her husband Tom and Carole Kavey & her husband Bill all of Milton. Loving grandfather of Ashley Paris, Jacqueline Gott, Charles F. Paris, IV (B.P.D.), Ryan (U.S.N.), Daniel & Seamus Feeney, Katie Kelleher, and Danielle & Lester Kavey. Great grandfather of Kendall & Patrick. Brother of Winifred Miller and the late Edward Paris & Muriel Mahon. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Fri. morning at 11. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of N.E. Tel & Tel. Former member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.  

Hallett, Mary Ann (Foley) passed away peacefully at her home in Hingham, in the company of her loving family, on Thursday, November 13, 2013. A longtime resident of Dorchester, she lived in Milton for many years prior to her move to Hingham. Mrs. Hallett was a graduate of Dorchester High School for Girls and Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School. She retired from her position as Vice President of Merchants Bank  of Boston. The loving wife of George J. Hallett of Hingham, she is survived by her devoted stepchildren; Robert G. Hallett & his wife Joanne of Needham, Gerard P. Hallett & his wife Holly of North Andover and Lorraine A. Jewkes & her husband Peter of Beverly, her dear brother Martin P. Foley & his wife Patricia of Middleboro, her sister, Ann T. Wholey & her husband Cornelius of Milton, her cherished grandchildren Laura, Christopher & Katie Hallett & Grace Jewkes & many loving nieces and nephews.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. at 9 AM.  Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 8 PM.  Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.  

McClain, Edward A., of  Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester, Nov, 11.  Beloved husband of Linda S. (Rorie). Father of Edward A. McClain, Jr. &  his wife, Caitlin. Stepfather of Surita Rorie (U.S.A.F.) and her husband, Eric Grant (U.S.A.F.). Devoted son of Robert E. McClain of Rockland and the late Jean (Callow). Loving brother of Jaime McClain- Peterson of Wrentham, Robert, Jr. of Norton, John of Brookline, Richard of Milton, Dennis of Hyde Park, Scott of Weymouth, Paul of Rockland and Neil McClain of Plymouth. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. at noon. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8 .  Former member of the Carpenters’ Union Local #33, South Shore Country Club, Hingham and the Weymouth Lodge of Elks. . Interment private In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Ste. 326, Plymouth 02360.

Sbarra, Dr. Anthony J., age 91, of Milton, formerly of New Rochelle, NY, Nov. 7. Beloved husband of Joann (Reece). Devoted father of Cheryl Sbarra O’Leary & her husband, Bill of Winchester, Jean Sbarra Jones & her husband, Norm of Salem and Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr. & his wife, Laura Richards of Milton. Loving grandfather of Kathryn & Burke O’Leary, Daniel, Andrew & Lily Sbarra. Brother of Lucille Giacomo of NY & her late husband, Frank, Lydia DiVirligio of NY & her late husband, Joe, Robert Sbarra  & his wife, Ruth Ann, of CT and the late Ida D’Onofrio & John  Sbarra. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Director of Clinical Labs & Medical Research at St. Margaret’s Hospital, Dorchester. Former Professor at Tufts Medical School in the Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Past Pres. of the Reticuloendothelial Society. Diplomat of the American Board of Microbiology. Late member of the American Society for Microbiology & the American Society of Experimental Pathology. Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America. BS from Siena College, 1948. BA from Indiana Univ., 1951, MS from Univ. of Kentucky, 1951 and PhD from Univ. of Tennessee. WW II Navy veteran.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, 90 Cushing Ave., Dorchester, MA 02125 

Munroe, Mary Dean passed away peacefully, in the company of her loving family, on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Born in Boston, Mrs. Munroe grew up and lived most of her life in Milton and was also a summer resident of No. Falmouth. She attended Worcester State College, was a Past President and longtime member of Milton Woman’s Club, and a former member of Cunningham Couples & Women’s Bowling Leagues. The beloved wife of the late Frederick G. Munroe, she is survived by her devoted sons; Frederick G. Munroe, Jr. of Milton and R. Bruce Munroe & Demeron D. Munroe, both of Weston. She was the loving sister of the late Demeron & Cecelia Dean. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thursday morning at 10. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday 3   to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery

Frazier, Albert H., age 94, lifelong resident of Readville, Oct. 21. Beloved husband of Concetta (Camastra). Devoted uncle of Charles & Rose Murphy. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews and a large extended family. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. at 1:30pm. Visiting hr. 12:30pm to 1:30pm prior to Service. Ret. employee for Allied Charmers. Former member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2980, Readville.

Quinn, John Joseph, age 98, of Milton, Oct. 21. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor (Dervan). Devoted father of Thomas M. of Milton and the late Jeannette M. Jennings, James F. & William J. Quinn. Brother of Doris Jordan of Pembroke, Allen Quinn of CA & the late Francis, George, Evelyn, Robert, William and Roland Quinn. Loving grandfather of Annette, Megan, Gregory, Michael, Diane & Ronald and 6 great grandchildren. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. morning at 10:30.  Visiting hrs. at the funeral home on Thurs. 4 to 7pm.  Ret. employee of Walter Baker Chocolate & the Commonwealth of MA.  WWII Navy veteran. Former life member of Braintree D.A.V. #29. In lieu of flowers Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston 02115 

Loiacono, Jean Carol was born in Lawrence, MA, the daughter of the late Theodore  and Gertrude (Noonan) Mandros. She lived for a time in Andover before moving to Melbourne Beach, FL. In recent years she was a resident of Unquity House in Milton. Jean was married to the late Anthony Loiacono and the loving sister of Maralin Manning of Quincy. Aunt of Patrice Flavin, Moira Shigo and Robert, Gregg, Theodore and Michael Manning and several great nieces and  nephews in Milton and Hingham, MA, Shelton, CT and Burlington, VT.  After graduation from St. Mary’s High School, Lawrence in 1954 Jean attended Emerson College and graduated from Boston University in 1958. After a short career in the theatre, she taught at Andover High School and the House of Pines in Norton. She also was employed for a time at Lawrence General Hospital. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Monday morning at 9. Visiting hour 8 to 9am at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton prior to the Mass. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Maria Droste Counseling Services, 1354Hancock St., Ste. 209, Quincy, 02169   

Reynolds, Richard D., of Quincy, Oct. 13. Beloved husband of Bernadette (Clark). Devoted father of Melissa Lyons of Dorchester, Nicole Crispo & her husband Jeff, Christopher & his wife Denise, and Gregory, all of Quincy, and Allison Reynolds of South Boston. Cherished grandfather of Jeffrey Crispo, Jacquelyn White, Alyssa and Madison Reynolds. Loving brother of Jean Stanley of OH. Dear friend of Kelley & Patrick McLean of Dorchester. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Tunnel Worker for Union Local 88. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of Charity,  128 Oakland St.,Wellesley, MA. 02481

Farren, Mary E. “Mae” (Cornyn), age 93, of Braintree, formerly of Mattapan, Oct. 9. Beloved wife of the late James J. Devoted sister of William P. Cornyn of Scituate & FL. Loving aunt of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Funeral Mass at St. Clare Church, Braintree, Mon. morning at 11:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 6 PM. Retired employee of Boston Elevator, Inc. Former member of St. Angela Church Choir, Mattapan and longtime volunteer of St. Clare Church. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Catholic Charities, 51 Sleeper St., Boston, MA 02210

Treanor, Sheila H. (Fulton), after a short but intense illness, Oct. 3. Beloved wife of the late Richard H. Cherished mother of Melissa A. of SC & Richard J. Treanor (Sgt. U.S. Army) & his wife Umonga of Milton & KS. Loving sister of the late Joan M. Flaherty. Sister-in-law of John Flaherty of Yarmouth. Dear cousin of Mimi Cooke of RI & Edward Costello of Norwood. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Late devoted Adult Education Teacher of the Boston Public Schools. Late member of the Boston Teacher’s Union. Graduate of Boston State College, Bachelor and Masters Degrees. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to B.P.S. Adult Learning Ctr., 60 Washington St., Dorchester, MA 02121.  

Thibaut, Joseph J., age 90, of Wollaston, Oct. 3. Beloved husband of the late Helen T. (Connolly). Loving brother of Mary Gildea of Watertown and the late Frances Ryan, John & Thomas Thibaut and Charles B. Gray. Caring brother-in-law, devoted uncle of over 30 nieces & nephews and scores of grandnieces & grandnephews. Also survived by his dear friends and neighbors.Retired Postal Manager of East Milton Post Office. Decorated WW II Marine Corps veteran, served proudly in the Second Battalion, 7th Regiment, First Marine Division in the Pacific Theater. Former member of Lower Mills V.F.W. Post, the D.A.V., the Presidents Golf Course and the Quincy Neighborhood Club. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. at 12 Noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. morning 9 to 11:30 AM, prior to Mass In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle, VA 22172.

Carten, Claire Marie (Corcoran), of Milton, formerly of Dorchester (Neponset), age 84, Oct. 2. Daughter of the late John and Mary (Merrigan) Corcoran. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Carten. Bestest Mother in the whole world of Thomas, Jr. of Milton, Mary Driscoll of Milton, Christopher of Canton, Theresa Grogan of Canton,  Claire Lawton of Milton, and Madeline Cahill of Dorchester. Loving mother-in-law of  Kathleen Carten, Shawn Driscoll, Karen Carten, David Grogan, John Lawton and Peter Cahill. Devoted Grandmother (G’ma) of Elizabeth, Katie, Maura, and Tommy Carten; Shawn, Tom, Mary Kate and Margaret Driscoll; Ellie and Christopher Carten; Kevin and Claire Grogan; Caroline, Catherine and John Lawton; Molly, Deirdre and Peter Cahill. Loving sister of Bernadette Richards, Francis Richer and Joseph E. Corcoran, all of Milton and the late Mary, John M., P. Leo and Sr. Theresa Corcoran. Loving sister-in-law of Helen and Rose Corcoran of Milton, Helen Carten of Auburndale, Mary Oslin of Canton and John and Patricia Carten of Norwood. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Claire was an elementary teacher in the Boston Public Schools for over 30 years, retiring from the Richard J. Murphy School in 1993. Claire’s family would like to thank her caregivers whose devotion and beautiful care was so appreciated: Ellen Allen, Shelly Davis, Fiona Murphy, Lydia Nguyen and Maureen Walsh. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Saturday, October 5th at 10:00AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday, October 4th 4 to 8PM. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Claire may be made to St. Mary’s Women and Infant Center, 80 Cushing Ave., Dorchester, MA 02125 or The Friends of the Adams St. Library, 690 Adams St., Dorchester, MA 02122 

McNeil, Lena (Costigliola),  age 90, of Dorchester, formerly of So. Boston, Sept. 30. Beloved wife of the late Joseph “Dodo” McNeil. Devoted mother of Jackie Gillespie & her husband Gerry of Middleboro. Loving grandmother of Kristine Flynn & her husband Jack and Pamela Hill & her husband Christopher. Great grandmother of Lauren & Katelyn Flynn. Also survivied by her dear sister Dolly Hogan. Lena was predeceased by 2 loving brothers and  4 sisters. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, Randolph, Thurs.at 12:10pm. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. morning 9:30 to 11:30 prior to Mass. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Sachem Health & Rehab. Center in East Bridgewater for their care and kindness to Lena during her time there. She enjoyed shopping & most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family. 

Callahan, John M. of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, age 94, September 30.  Devoted husband of the late Mary C. (Halligan).  Loving father of Mary Byron of Milton, Julie Callahan-Healey of FL, J. Michael of Hanover, Patricia F. of Milton, James of Quincy, Edmond of Scituate & the late Thomas F. and Rev. Neil Callahan, S.J.  Brother of the late Edward R. Callahan.  Also survived by 11 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Saturday morning at 11.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday from 4 to 8pm.  Retired special agent for the FBI & retired first Director of Security for MA Lottery.  Graduate of Boston College, class of 1941. Boston Park League Hall of Fame member 1987.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101A First Ave., Waltham, 02451.

Hill, Cynthia (Ames), of Attleboro, formerly of Newton, Sept. 27. Beloved wife of the late David C. Devoted mother of Patricia A. Hill of Pittsford, NY, Stacey L. Golden of Milton, Amy E. Harwood of Brewster and Douglas A. Hill of Newton. Loving sister of Virginia A Lerro of West Simsbury, CT and the late Elinor Gaviller. Also survived by 9 cherished grandchildren. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 11AM to 1PM, concluding with a Funeral Service at 1PM. Interment private. Former employee of Raytheon Corp., Waltham. Volunteer at Sturdy Memorial Hospital and Attleboro Public Library. Graduate of Colby-Sawyer Jr. College and Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Literacy Volunteers of MA, 8 Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02109 or at www.lvm.org  

Broderick, Francis X., of Braintree, formerly of Mattapan, Sept. 26. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Simboli). Devoted father of Janet McEvoy of Franklin, Maryann Borne of Norfolk and Kathy Napolitano of Dedham. Loving grandfather of Brian, P. A., Kerry and Dominic and great grandfather of Tyler, Dylan, Nathaniel, David and Anthony. Brother of the late William, Edward, Martin, Thomas, Joseph & Robert Broderick and Marie Trohan & Loretta Wood. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8pm. Ret. H.V.A.C. Mechanic for Fandel & Son, Boston & Cotti & Johnson, Weymouth. WW II Navy veteran of both Asiatic & European Theaters. Former member of the American Legion Post, Norwood, West Roxbury Bowling League, Thursday Night Golf League, President Golf Club. Interment MA National Cemetery – Bourne Tues. at 1:30 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 480 Pleasant St., Framingham 01701-1800.

Stenson, Mary “Molly” (Shannon) age 93, passed away peacefully at her home in the company of her loving family on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland, she came to the U.S. at age 18 and had been a Milton resident for the past 50 years. Mrs. Stenson was a supportive and loving wife, mother and grandmother. The beloved wife of the late Thomas C., she is survived by her devoted children; Michael T. & Robert E. & his wife Kristin, all of CA, John P. & his wife Mary of Milton and Thomas E. & his wife Mary of Hingham, and her cherished grandchildren; Kaitlin, Christopher, Elizabeth, Jack, Grace, Aidan & Keira Stenson. She was the dear aunt of Stephen Shannon, Pat, Fran, Tommy & Kevin Hennigan, Mary Driscoll, Franny, Jimmy, & Johnny Harrison, John Duffy, many other loving nieces & nephews and the caring sister of the late Bridgie Hennigan, Stephen, Margaret, Susan, John, Thomas, Michael & Martin Shannon. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Monday at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sunday 3 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Pine St. Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118.

Worsdell, Richard D., formerly of Dorchester, of Quincy, Sept. 24.  Beloved husband of Clare P. (Conneely). Devoted son of the late Walter H. and Mary Louise (Dermody) Worsdell. He also leaves behind his beloved Teddy.  Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester Friday morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton Thursday 2 to 4pm. Retired Machinist for Boston Gear, No. Quincy. Former 36  yr. member of the Quincy Elks Lodge #943. Associate member of A.L.Post #114, Milton. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of MA, 129 Morgan Dr., Norwood 02062.

Wallace, George L., Jr. passed away peacefully in the company of his loving family on Sunday, Sept. 22. A dedicated family man, he was a lifelong Quincy resident, a graduate of Quincy High School, a Vietnam Marine Corps veteran and a retired. employee of the U.S. Post Office at South Postal Annex. The beloved husband of Mary Ann (Sacchetti) of Quincy, he was the loving son of Madelyn (Quinn) of Quincy and the late George L. Wallace, Sr. He is also survived by his devoted daughters, Linda Tierney & her husband Mark of Hopkinton and Michelle L. Wallace of Quincy, his cherished grandchildren; Jeffrey George and Gregory Patrick Tierney, his sisters and brother; Christine Metz, Carole Tyrrell, both of NH, Bobbie Nardone, Jennifer McGillicuddy, both of Quincy, and many loving nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Jeffrey B. Wallace. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church, Quincy, Thursday morning at 10. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Calvary Chapel Academy, 178 Market St., Rockland, MA 02370. 

Nastasia, Edith F. (Kelley), age 84, of Quincy, Sept. 17. Beloved wife of the late Lewis J. Nastasia & Frank R. Anderson. Devoted mother of Linda M. Briese of MD & Nancy E. Epstein. Sister of John A. Kelley of FL and the late J. Coleman & William A. Kelley and Anne L. Fitzpatrick. Loving grandmother of Ryan A. Briese & Zachary Epstein. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Monday morning at 11.  Visiting hours at funeral home on Sunday 2 to 6pm. Ret. employee of the City of Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Tippett House, 920 South Street, Needham 02492.  

Griffin, Dorothy T. (Callahan), suddenly, of Milton, formerly of Quincy, Sept. 12. Beloved wife of Richard G. Devoted mother of Richard G. Griffin, Jr. & his wife, Ruth, of Quincy, Barbara Blaney & her husband, Paul, of Braintree, Elizabeth Turner of Easton, and Nancy Moschella & her husband, Mark, of Westborough. Sister of Betty Bailey of Weymouth, Jack Callahan  & his wife, Peg, of Carver,  James Callahan & his wife, Joan, of Weymouth, Patricia Anderson of Pembroke, Sheila Bertucio & her husband, Peter, of CT. and the late Mary Varraso & Frances Cavalaro.  Loving grandmother of 8 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton Sun. 3 to 7pm.

Teczar, Michelle R. (Maslack) died after a long illness on September 12, 2013. Michelle was a resident of Milton. Beloved wife of Joseph. Devoted mother of Nicole R. Teczar of Milton.  Loving daughter of the Michael Maslack of  VT and the late Rose. Sister of Andrea Maslack of Gloucester, Joseph Maslack of NC,  Lisa Maslack, and Mark Maslack both of CA, Teresa Ayer of VT, Joann Prillaman of NC and the late Gregory Maslack. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Monday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton Sunday 2 to 6pm.  Michelle shared her positive mental attitude and radiant smile with thousands of patients during her 33 years as a Radiation Therapist at Tufts Medical Center, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Cam Neely House, 30 Winter St., 2nd Floor, Boston 02108. 

Degnan, Gina M. (DelRosso) of Milton & Humarock Sept. 8.  Loving wife of Paul F.  Devoted mother of Paul E. Degnan & his wife Danielle of Canton, Susan Degnan of Lynnfield, Tom & his wife Jennifer of Norwell & Teri Degnan of Newport, RI.  Sister of Anna Masciovecchio of Weymouth, Toni Cook of Quincy, & Angie Park of Norwell.  Loving grandmother of Elissa, Olivia, Caroline, Paul & John Degnan.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Thursday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday 3:30 to 7:30 PM.  Longtime member of St. Agatha Parish.  Past President of St. Agatha Guild.  Interment National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:15 PM.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Cheverus School of Sacred Hearts Parish, 30 Irving St., Malden, MA 02148. www.cheverus school.com 

Greene, Frances C. (Bonner), age 95, of Milton & So. Yarmouth, originally from So. Boston, passed away peacefully in the company of her loving family Aug. 27. Beloved wife of the late James F. Greene (ret. B.P.D.). Devoted mother of Gene F. Greene & his wife, Diane M. of Walpole & So. Yarmouth and Dorothy M. Greene of Milton. Cherished grandmother of Michaela Greene of Walpole, Alicia Kane & her husband Keith of Braintree and great grandmother of Matthew Kane. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 9:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 3 to 7 PM. Longtime communicant of St. Pius X Church, So. Yarmouth. Donations may be made to St. Pius X School, 21 Wood Rd., So. Yarmouth, MA 02664.

Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project,  Mildred A. (Treanor) of Milton died Saturday, June 22 at Massachusetts General Hospital.  She was the loving wife of the late John A. Tyrell; daughter of the late William and Alice Treanor (McCarthy); sister of the late Loretta Holland, Frances Dineen, and Marie O’Neil; the devoted mother of John, William, and Kathleen Tyrell, Sheila Arens, Joan Curtis, and the late Nancy Tyrell; and the beloved mother-in-law of Ann Marie Tyrell, Peter Arens, Richard Curtis, and Robert Kelly.  Mildred was the proud grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.  She was the dear godmother of Paul Dineen, Daniel O’Neil, and Daniel Arens.  Mildred was a graduate of Fitton High School and Burdett College.  Mildred was a regular communicant at St. Elizabeth’s Church.  She was an honorary member of the Dorchester Yacht Club.  Visiting hours will be held in the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton, Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM at Saint Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton.  Interment is private. Prayers are requested and appreciated.www.alfreddthomas.com   Cook, James M., age 89, formerly of Milton, of Braintree, July 17. Beloved husband of the late Joan E. (Horner). Devoted father of Ellen M. Cook-Brown of CA, Catherine Joyce of AR,  Thomas C. of AZ, James E. of East Taunton, John J. of MO & the late Mark X. Cook.  Brother of Kevin V. Cook of Middleboro and the late Lillian Clark, Evelyn Cody, Edward F. Jr., Vincent J. and Thomas C. Cook. Also survived by 5 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral mass at St. Clare Church Braintree Monday morning at 10.  Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 2 to 5pm. Ret. employee of Thomas Engineering, Braintree. WWII Army veteran-recipient of Bronze Star.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312Cook, James M., age 89, formerly of Milton, of Braintree, July 17. Beloved husband of the late Joan E. (Horner). Devoted father of Ellen M. Cook-Brown of CA, Catherine Joyce of AR,  Thomas C. of AZ, James E. of East Taunton, John J. of MO & the late Mark X. Cook.  Brother of Kevin V. Cook of Middleboro and the late Lillian Clark, Evelyn Cody, Edward F. Jr., Vincent J. and Thomas C. Cook. Also survived by 5 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral mass at St. Clare Church Braintree Monday morning at 10.  Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 2 to 5pm. Ret. employee of Thomas Engineering, Braintree. WWII Army veteran-recipient of Bronze Star.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312Cook, James M., age 89, formerly of Milton, of Braintree, July 17. Beloved husband of the late Joan E. (Horner). Devoted father of Ellen M. Cook-Brown of CA, Catherine Joyce of AR,  Thomas C. of AZ, James E. of East Taunton, John J. of MO & the late Mark X. Cook.  Brother of Kevin V. Cook of Middleboro and the late Lillian Clark, Evelyn Cody, Edward F. Jr., Vincent J. and Thomas C. Cook. Also survived by 5 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral mass at St. Clare Church Braintree Monday morning at 10.  Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 2 to 5pm. Ret. employee of Thomas Engineering, Braintree. WWII Army veteran-recipient of Bronze Star.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312Cook, James M., age 89, formerly of Milton, of Braintree, July 17. Beloved husband of the late Joan E. (Horner). Devoted father of Ellen M. Cook-Brown of CA, Catherine Joyce of AR,  Thomas C. of AZ, James E. of East Taunton, John J. of MO & the late Mark X. Cook.  Brother of Kevin V. Cook of Middleboro and the late Lillian Clark, Evelyn Cody, Edward F. Jr., Vincent J. and Thomas C. Cook. Also survived by 5 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral mass at St. Clare Church Braintree Monday morning at 10.  Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 2 to 5pm. Ret. employee of Thomas Engineering, Braintree. WWII Army veteran-recipient of Bronze Star.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312

Tyrell, Mildred A. (Treanor) of Milton died Saturday, June 22 at Massachusetts General Hospital.  She was the loving wife of the late John A. Tyrell; daughter of the late William and Alice Treanor (McCarthy); sister of the late Loretta Holland, Frances Dineen, and Marie O’Neil; the devoted mother of John, William, and Kathleen Tyrell, Sheila Arens, Joan Curtis, and the late Nancy Tyrell; and the beloved mother-in-law of Ann Marie Tyrell, Peter Arens, Richard Curtis, and Robert Kelly.  Mildred was the proud grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.  She was the dear godmother of Paul Dineen, Daniel O’Neil, and Daniel Arens.  Mildred was a graduate of Fitton High School and Burdett College.  Mildred was a regular communicant at St. Elizabeth’s Church.  She was an honorary member of the Dorchester Yacht Club.  Visiting hours will be held in the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton, Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM at Saint Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton.  Interment is private. Prayers are requested and appreciated.www.alfreddthomas.coLoftus, Collette F. (Ryan), of Milton, after a long illness, Aug. 22. Beloved wife of John T., Jr. Devoted mother of Elizabeth A. Zachmann & her husband, William of Duxbury, Diane M. of Milton, Thomas J. of Sandown, NH, John T., III & his wife, Sandra of Stoneham, Nancy J. & her husband, James Celona of Derry, NH, and Robert F. Loftus & his wife, Nancy of Marshfield. Sister of Earl James Ryan of Woburn, Viola Ball & her husband, Frank of Melrose and the late Virginia Kipp. Loving grandmother of Jason, Daniel, Christine, Peter, Kellie, Amie & Kimberly.      Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8pm. Former employee of Shell Oil Co. & Milton Academy.Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Connolly, James L.,  age 87, lifelong resident of Hyde Park, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (McLaughlin). Brother of the late Margaret Berry, Theresa Peterson, Mary Murphy, John, Stephen, Martin, Edward and Francis Connolly. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park Fri. at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of Western Electric. WWII Marine Corps veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Longtime member of the Fogg Roberts AL Post #78, Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Finnegan, Martin C., formerly of Quincy, retired Athletic Director, teacher and coach in the Quincy Public Schools for 42 years, died peacefully in California on July 29, 2013.  Beloved husband of Norma (Gay) for 62 years.  Devoted father of their children N. Christine (Finnegan) & Wolfgang Koenig of Easton, MD; Patricia Finnegan of Medford; Janet Finnegan-Kelly & Bill Kelly of Desert Hot Springs, CA; Terri Finnegan Langaas & Martin Langaas of York, ME; Mitch & John Finnegan-Allen of Framingham; and Ritch & Mia Finnegan of Wakefield, RI.  Also survived by 19 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son Michael (1960) and daughter Suzi (1998).Friends and family are invited to visiting hours on Monday, August 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday, August 13 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave, Milton, MA.A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 14 at 10:00 am at St. John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, MA.  Burial will immediately follow at the Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.  Following the burial, all are invited to A Celebration of a Life:  A Gathering of Family & Friends in Remembrance of Marty Finnegan, hosted by his former players and students, at 12:30 pm at the Quincy Sons of Italy Hall, 120 Quarry Street, Quincy, MA 02169.  Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Martin C. Finnegan Fund to Support the Participation of Student-Athletes, c/o Quincy Public Schools, 159 Bergin Parkway, Quincy, MA 02169.www.alfreddthomas.co

 

Loftus, Collette F. (Ryan), of Milton, after a long illness, Aug. 22. Beloved wife of John T., Jr. Devoted mother of Elizabeth A. Zachmann & her husband, William of Duxbury, Diane M. of Milton, Thomas J. of Sandown, NH, John T., III & his wife, Sandra of Stoneham, Nancy J. & her husband, James Celona of Derry, NH, and Robert F. Loftus & his wife, Nancy of Marshfield. Sister of Earl James Ryan of Woburn, Viola Ball & her husband, Frank of Melrose and the late Virginia Kipp. Loving grandmother of Jason, Daniel, Christine, Peter, Kellie, Amie & Kimberly.      Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8pm. Former employee of Shell Oil Co. & Milton AcademyTortorelli, Vincent Joseph, age 94, of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Jennings). Devoted father of Rev. Kevin M. Tortorelli, O.F.M. of NYC and the late John J. Tortorelli. Father-in-law of Virginia (French) Tortorelli of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Jenna Tanis of VA, Janine Tortorelli, John Tortorelli, Jr., both of No. Andover and Vincent Tortorelli of Georgetown. Great grandfather of Devin Tanis, Sienna & Samuel J. Tortorelli. Brother of the late Philip & Jack Tortorelli. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of the Comm. of MA at Logan Airport. Former employee of Dave’s Trucking, Boston. WW II Navy Veteran.Tortorelli, Vincent Joseph, age 94, of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Jennings). Devoted father of Rev. Kevin M. Tortorelli, O.F.M. of NYC and the late John J. Tortorelli. Father-in-law of Virginia (French) Tortorelli of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Jenna Tanis of VA, Janine Tortorelli, John Tortorelli, Jr., both of No. Andover and Vincent Tortorelli of Georgetown. Great grandfather of Devin Tanis, Sienna & Samuel J. Tortorelli. Brother of the late Philip & Jack Tortorelli. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of the Comm. of MA at Logan Airport. Former employee of Dave’s Trucking, Boston. WW II Navy Veteran.Tortorelli, Vincent Joseph, age 94, of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Jennings). Devoted father of Rev. Kevin M. Tortorelli, O.F.M. of NYC and the late John J. Tortorelli. Father-in-law of Virginia (French) Tortorelli of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Jenna Tanis of VA, Janine Tortorelli, John Tortorelli, Jr., both of No. Andover and Vincent Tortorelli of Georgetown. Great grandfather of Devin Tanis, Sienna & Samuel J. Tortorelli. Brother of the late Philip & Jack Tortorelli. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of the Comm. of MA at Logan Airport. Former employee of Dave’s Trucking, Boston. WW II Navy Veteran.Tortorelli, Vincent Joseph, age 94, of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Jennings). Devoted father of Rev. Kevin M. Tortorelli, O.F.M. of NYC and the late John J. Tortorelli. Father-in-law of Virginia (French) Tortorelli of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Jenna Tanis of VA, Janine Tortorelli, John Tortorelli, Jr., both of No. Andover and Vincent Tortorelli of Georgetown. Great grandfather of Devin Tanis, Sienna & Samuel J. Tortorelli. Brother of the late Philip & Jack Tortorelli. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of the Comm. of MA at Logan Airport. Former employee of Dave’s Trucking, Boston. WW II Navy Veteran.Tortorelli, Vincent Joseph, age 94, of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Jennings). Devoted father of Rev. Kevin M. Tortorelli, O.F.M. of NYC and the late John J. Tortorelli. Father-in-law of Virginia (French) Tortorelli of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Jenna Tanis of VA, Janine Tortorelli, John Tortorelli, Jr., both of No. Andover and Vincent Tortorelli of Georgetown. Great grandfather of Devin Tanis, Sienna & Samuel J. Tortorelli. Brother of the late Philip & Jack Tortorelli. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of the Comm. of MA at Logan Airport. Former employee of Dave’s Trucking, Boston. WW II Navy Veteran.Tortorelli, Vincent Joseph, age 94, of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Jennings). Devoted father of Rev. Kevin M. Tortorelli, O.F.M. of NYC and the late John J. Tortorelli. Father-in-law of Virginia (French) Tortorelli of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Jenna Tanis of VA, Janine Tortorelli, John Tortorelli, Jr., both of No. Andover and Vincent Tortorelli of Georgetown. Great grandfather of Devin Tanis, Sienna & Samuel J. Tortorelli. Brother of the late Philip & Jack Tortorelli. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of the Comm. of MA at Logan Airport. Former employee of Dave’s Trucking, Boston. WW II Navy Veteran.Tortorelli, Vincent Joseph, age 94, of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Jennings). Devoted father of Rev. Kevin M. Tortorelli, O.F.M. of NYC and the late John J. Tortorelli. Father-in-law of Virginia (French) Tortorelli of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Jenna Tanis of VA, Janine Tortorelli, John Tortorelli, Jr., both of No. Andover and Vincent Tortorelli of Georgetown. Great grandfather of Devin Tanis, Sienna & Samuel J. Tortorelli. Brother of the late Philip & Jack Tortorelli. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of the Comm. of MA at Logan Airport. Former employee of Dave’s Trucking, Boston. WW II Navy Veteran. Randolph -Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Randolph -Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Randolph -Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.Joseph John Noris (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in MiltoNoris, Joseph John (ret. MPD), passed away peacefully at the Bedford VA Hospital on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Born, raised and educated in Milton, he had resided in Randolph for the past 50 years. A Korean War Army veteran, Mr. Noris was a retired Milton Police Officer and a late member of the Milton Police Association, the Quincy Sons of Italy and the VFW. The beloved husband of the late Louise E. (LoCicero) Noris, he is survived by his devoted children; Barbara Ann Noris of Randolph, Maryanne Noris, M.D. & her husband Mark Hilty, M.D. of Barrington, RI and Valerie Sullivan & her husband, Lawrence of Canton, his cherished grandchildren, Samantha & Tyler Sullivan, Katherine & C.J. Hilty and his sister Rita F. Drogo of So. Yarmouth. He was the brother of the late Marino J. Noris. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Saturday at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.

Sweeney, James J. of Braintree, passed away peacefully, in the company of his loving family, on Friday, August 23, 2013. Born in Boston, and originally from the Neponset section of Dorchester, he had resided in Braintree for over 50 years. Mr. Sweeney was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, a retired Facilities Engineer of University of MA, Boston and a late member of Lather’s Union, Local 72. The beloved husband of the late Mary M. (Shea) Sweeney, he is survived by his devoted children; Maryann Mayer of Wareham, Elaine Johnson of SC, Dianne Uhlman and her husband, Daniel of Norwell, George J. and his wife, Anita of Switzerland, and James P. Sweeney and his wife, Jessica of Amsterdam, his 6 cherished grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Alice McCue, Arlene Langley, George, Kathleen Sullivan, Barbra Capozzoli, William R., John F., Clifford, and Dorothy Keenan. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree, Friday at 9 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday, 4 to 7 pm. Interment in MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Friday at 12:45 pm. In lieu of flowers expressions may be made to Coyne Healthcare & Rehabilitation, 56 Webster St., Rockland, MA 02370. Attention:  Resident Fund.

Tortorelli, Vincent Joseph, age 94, of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Jennings). Devoted father of Rev. Kevin M. Tortorelli, O.F.M. of NYC and the late John J. Tortorelli. Father-in-law of Virginia (French) Tortorelli of Georgetown. Loving grandfather of Jenna Tanis of VA, Janine Tortorelli, John Tortorelli, Jr., both of No. Andover and Vincent Tortorelli of Georgetown. Great grandfather of Devin Tanis, Sienna & Samuel J. Tortorelli. Brother of the late Philip & Jack Tortorelli. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of the Comm. of MA at Logan Airport. Former employee of Dave’s Trucking, Boston. WW II Navy Veteran. 

Loftus, Collette F. (Ryan), age 83, passed away at her home in Milton, in the company of her loving family, on Aug. 22. She was the beloved wife, of 60 years, of John T., Jr., the devoted mother of Elizabeth A. Zachmann & her husband, William of  Duxbury, Diane M. of Milton, Thomas J. of Sandown, NH, John T., III & his wife, Sandra of Stoneham, Nancy J. & her husband, James Celona of Derry, NH, and Robert F. Loftus & his wife, Nancy of Marshfield and cherished grandmother of Jason, Daniel, Christine, Peter, Kellie, Amie & Kimberly, as well as the sister of Earl James Ryan of Woburn, Viola Ball & her husband, Frank of Melrose and the late Virginia Kipp. A  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8pm. Interment Milton Cemetery. Originally from Newfoundland and Dorchester, she graduated from Msgr. Ryan Memorial High School, Dorchester and had lived in Milton for the past 48 years. Collette dedicated her life to her husband & raising & encouraging her six children.  In the 25th hour of the day for her personal satisfaction, she immersed herself in creative and artistic pursuits. She was an avid gardener with perennial gardens that brighten up the neighborhood.  A favorite pastime was chatting with passersby while working in the garden.  From spring strawberries to winter squash, she savored planting & harvesting in the vegetable garden.  Collette was a multi-talented seamstress that transitioned from Halloween costumes, to prom dresses to starting C & D Upholstery with her husband.  She dabbled in embroidery, needlepoint, knitting, crocheting, and rug hooking.  She enjoyed painting in both oil and watercolors, and her artwork hangs in her home and is proudly displayed in the homes of her children. 

O'Loughlin, Morgan F. "Moe" (ret. BPD), of Weymouth, age 88, formerly of Mattapan, passed away peacefully at the Colonial Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility on August 9, 2013. Born and raised in Savin Hill, “Moe” was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the U.S. Navy Armed Guard. He was a sergeant with the Boston Police Department, retiring after 38 years of servive. The  beloved husband of the late Mary (Maguire) O’Loughlin, he is survived by his devoted sons, Brian O’Loughlin & his wife Maureen of Weymouth and Timothy O’Loughlin & his wife Charlene of Charlottesville, VA, formerly of Marshfield, MA. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren: Kathryn, Sheila, Mary, Matthew and Tighe O’Loughlin and his brother  Robert O’Loughlin & his wife Genie of Rockland, and his sister Mary Gibbons of Savin Hill. Moe was predeceased by his sister, the late Kathleen Harrison, and his brothers, Edward, John & Thomas O’Loughlin. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Albert the Great Church, Weymouth, Saturday , August 17th at 10 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday, August 16th, from 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Albert the Great Church 1130 Washington St., Weymouth, MA 02189.

Van Tassell, Bernard E., of Houghs Neck, passed away peacefully in the company of his loving family on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Bernie attended St. Ambrose Grammar School in Dorchester, and Cathedral High School in Boston. Upon graduation he served with honor in the United States Navy. Several years after he was discharged, he entered the Submarine Sandwich business. Eventually he went on to own Bernie’s Take Out on Bedford St., in downtown Boston. His next venture was Ann’s Submarine Sandwiches on Needham St., in Newton. After Newton he went on to own Bernie’s General and The Manet Lunch in the Hough’s Neck section of Quincy. After many successful years as a business and family man, he retired to Cape Coral, Florida. Bernie’s only passion wasn’t just work. He enjoyed playing softball with friends and coworkers for as long as he could swing a bat. In his earlier years he served as president of the King Square Athletic Association, which helped field a competitive softball team in the Dorchester area. He went on to play in Hough’s Neck and Cape Coral. In addition, Bernie became a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Elks and the Quincy Yacht Club. Most significantly, Bernie was a kind and generous friend and dedicated family man. He reached out to help many people in his life in as many ways as a man could. He was a trusted listener and made himself available to discuss problems and concerns. All of us who loved Bernie as a father, brother, grandfather, husband, uncle, brother-in-law, and friend will endeavor to keep his memory alive. He is both sorely missed and fondly remembered.The beloved husband of the late Rosemary N. (Bushman) Van Tassell, he is survived by his devoted children; Lisa A. Keenan and her husband, James, Michael R., Bernard E., Jr. and his wife, Kristen, and Thomas B. Van Tassell, all of Houghs Neck, his cherished grandchildren; Rosemary, Emily, Bernard, III, Hayley, James, Jr. and Maximus, his sister and brothers; Theresa “Terry” Lennon of Hingham, Robert F. of Braintree and Arthur E. Van Tassell of NH. He was the brother of the late Elaine Riley. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Quincy, Monday, August 19th at 10 AM. Visiting hours omitted. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368.   

Gladu, Kathleen M. (Haley) of Quincy, formerly of Milton, Aug. 9. Beloved wife of the late John L. Devoted mother of John J.A. Gladu & his wife, Precilla of Quincy. Dear grandmother of Derek Andre Gladu. Loving sister of Robert W. Kennedy of CA, Marcia M. Chapin & her husband, William Parlon of E. Sandwich, Jane Francis & her husband, John, Susan Carballo Griffin, all of Quincy, John P. Haley & his wife, Ruth of Marblehead and Raymond P. Haley & his wife, Mary Ruiter. Sister-in-law of Evelyn Gladu & her spouse Bette Spear of Melrose. Also survived by many cherished nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, 1575 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138 

Parker, John M., of Quincy, Aug. 8. Devoted brother of Helen T. Colahan of Danvers, Michael P. Parker of NY and the late Mary A. Sampson, Catherine M. Long, Ann Elizabeth Ciovacco, Margaret, James J., William E. and Robert K. Parker. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. at 12 noon. Visiting at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, Mon. 10 to 11:30, prior to Mass. Retired employee of Walker Assoc., Boston. Loyal Boston sports fan.

Finnegan, Martin C., formerly of Quincy, retired Athletic Director, teacher and coach in the Quincy Public Schools for 42 years, died peacefully in California on July 29, 2013.  Beloved husband of Norma (Gay) for 62 years.  Devoted father of their children N. Christine (Finnegan) & Wolfgang Koenig of Easton, MD; Patricia Finnegan of Medford; Janet Finnegan-Kelly & Bill Kelly of Desert Hot Springs, CA; Terri Finnegan Langaas & Martin Langaas of York, ME; Mitch & John Finnegan-Allen of Framingham; and Ritch & Mia Finnegan of Wakefield, RI.  Also survived by 19 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son Michael (1960) and daughter Suzi (1998).Friends and family are invited to visiting hours on Monday, August 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday, August 13 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave, Milton, MA.A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 14 at 10:00 am at St. John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, MA.  Burial will immediately follow at the Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.  Following the burial, all are invited to A Celebration of a Life:  A Gathering of Family & Friends in Remembrance of Marty Finnegan, hosted by his former players and students, at 12:30 pm at the Quincy Sons of Italy Hall, 120 Quarry Street, Quincy, MA 02169.  Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Martin C. Finnegan Fund to Support the Participation of Student-Athletes, c/o Quincy Public Schools, 159 Bergin Parkway, Quincy, MA 02169.nnegan, Martin C., formerly of Quincy, retired Athletic Director, teacher and coach in the Quincy Public Schools for 42 years, died peacefully in California on July 29, 2013.  Beloved husband of Norma (Gay) for 62 years.  Devoted father of their children N. Christine (Finnegan) & Wolfgang Koenig of Easton, MD; Patricia Finnegan of Medford; Janet Finnegan-Kelly & Bill Kelly of Desert Hot Springs, CA; Terri Finnegan Langaas & Martin Langaas of York, ME; Mitch & John Finnegan-Allen of Framingham; and Ritch & Mia Finnegan of Wakefield, RI.  Also survived by 19 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by son Michael (1960) and daughter Suzi (1998).Friends and family are invited to visiting hours on Monday, August 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday, August 13 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave, Milton, MA.A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 14 at 10:00 am at St. John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, MA.  Burial will immediately follow at the Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.  Following the burial, all are invited to A Celebration of a Life:  A Gathering of Family & Friends in Remembrance of Marty Finnegan, hosted by his former players and students, at 12:30 pm at the Quincy Sons of Italy Hall, 120 Quarry Street, Quincy, MA 02169.  Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Martin C. Finnegan Fund to Support the Participation of Student-Athletes, c/o Quincy Public Schools, 159 Bergin Parkway, Quincy, MA 02169.www.alfreddthomas.com

Duff, Marie J. (Guest), of Stuart, FL, formerly of Quincy, July 28. Beloved wife of the late Edward G. Devoted mother of Michael of FL, John E. of Milton, Edward G., Ann Marie Reinhart, Linda Reardon & Mary Beth all of Quincy, Kevin T. of Marshfield & Timothy Duff of Weymouth. Sister of Helen Picco of Milton & the late John & Bernard Guest. Survived by 13 cherished grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Friday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday, 4 to 8PM.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Lupus Foundation of MA, P.O. Box 418629, Boston, MA 02241-8629. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Friday at 1:45 PM.

Tuley, Mary E. (Ellis), age 92, of Rockland, formerly of Weymouth, July 29.  Beloved wife of the late Donald J. Cherished mother of Donna Anderson & her husband Eric of Haverhill, Diane McCann of Hingham, Jeanne Fitzgerald & her huband John of Marshfield, Nancy Welch & her husband Stephen of Scituate.  Sister of the late Fran Greene of Rockland.  Loving “Nana” of 9 grandchildren & 8 Great grandchildren.  Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.  Funeral Mass at St. Jerome Church, Weymouth, Friday morning at 11.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., MILTON, Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  In lieu of flowers, all donations can be made to Duxbury House Nursing Home Activity Fund, 298 Kingston Way, Duxbury 02332.Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteranMendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteranMendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteranMendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteranMendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteranMendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps Mendes, Norman Clement, Jr., of Boston, formerly of NY, July 27. Devoted brother of Lucia N. Mendes of Boston and the late Peter Clement Mendes.  Funeral Mass at St. Cecelia Church, Boston Thurs. morning at 11. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Visiting omitted. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. 

Susi, Michael A., age 48, of Milton, suddenly Aug. 1. Beloved son of Anthony A. & Patricia (Duggan) Susi of Milton. Devoted brother of Marianne McGonagle & her husband Steve of Barrington, RI and Kristina Diomede & her husband Peter of Westwood. Dear uncle of Daniel, Brenden & Kaitlin McGonagle and Ryan & Lindsey Diomede. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Church, 101 Wolcott Rd., Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8PM.

Tuley, Mary E. (Ellis), age 92, of Rockland, formerly of Weymouth, July 29.  Beloved wife of the late Donald J. Cherished mother of Donna Anderson & her husband Eric of Haverhill, Diane McCann of Hingham, Jeanne Fitzgerald & her huband John of Marshfield, Nancy Welch & her husband Stephen of Scituate.  Sister of the late Fran Greene of Rockland.  Loving “Nana” of 9 grandchildren & 8 Great grandchildren.  Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.  Funeral Mass at St. Jerome Church, Weymouth, Friday morning at 11.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., MILTON, Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  In lieu of flowers, all donations can be made to Duxbury House Nursing Home Activity Fund, 298 Kingstown Way, Duxbury 02332. 

Duff, Marie J. (Guest), of Stuart, FL, formerly of Quincy, July 28. Beloved wife of the late Edward G. Devoted mother of Michael of FL, John E. of Milton, Edward G., Ann Marie Reinhart, Linda Reardon & Mary Beth all of Quincy, Kevin T. of Marshfield & Timothy Duff of Weymouth. Sister of Helen Picco of Milton & the late John & Bernard Guest. Survived by 13 cherished grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Friday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday, 4 to 8PM.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Lupus Foundation of MA, P.O. Box 418629, Boston, MA 02241-8629. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Friday at 1:45 PM. 

Indelicato, Robert E., of Milton, at home, surrounded by his loving family & friends after a long courageous battle with kidney disease, July 9, 2013. Cherished husband and best friend of Anne (Johnson). Loving son of the late Joseph & Margaret Indelicato. Beloved baby brother of Joseph Indelicato & Joanne Scialdone, both of Milton, Georgette Scott of FL and the late Anna Valenti. Special brother-in-law of Barbara Indelicato, Ronnie Scialdone, Dave Bent, Ed Valenti, Mary, Robert, David & Cathy Johnson. Devoted godfather of Keith & Kristen Bent, Jenna & Mikey McCarthy. Loving uncle of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & nephews. Also survived by many other close relatives & friends. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. Retired employee of Boston Dept. of Public Works, Late member of George Wright Golf Course. A very special thank you to Andrew Levey, MD, Daniel Weiner, MD., Alice Martin, R.N., the staff at DCI Somerville, the staff of North 7 Tufts Medical Ctr., and all those who cared tirelessly for Bob. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the INKER Family Fund, Tufts Medical Ctr., P.O. Box 231 Boston, MA 0Berry, John V., of Milton, Marshfield & Marco Island, FL, formerly of So. Boston, July 28. Beloved husband of 62 years of Cecile H. (Chiasson). Devoted father of Cecile Duval of NC, Michael F. & his wife, Wen of Natick, Michelle of Belfast, ME, William J. & his wife, Robin of Hopkinton, Christopher P. & his wife, Maureen of Milton and the late John V. Berry, Jr. Loving grandfather of John, Joanmarie, Jacqueline, Jennifer, Conor, Chiasson, Callan, Charlotte, Victoria, Quinton, Kaeden, & Keller. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Thurs. morning at 10:30, relatives & friends respectfully invited.  Visiting omitted. Interment private. WWII Army Air Corps veteran.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston 02284-9168.

Butler, Janet C., of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013. Born in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, she came to the U.S. as a young girl. A graduate of Cardinal Cushing High School, So. Boston, Ms. Butler retired after a 24 year employment with the Boston Globe and a 10 year employment with the Boston Edison. Sister of the late John Patrick & Ronald Edward Butler, she is survived by her sister-in-law, Ellen Butler of Hanson, her niece, Heather Healy of Braintree, two nephews, Christopher Butler of Mattapoisett & Todd Butler of Medford and 3 grandnephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Visiting will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday from 9 to 10 AM, prior to Mass. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.

Ryan, Eleanor M. (Johnston), age 87, of Dorchester & Newfoundland, July 20. Beloved wife of the late William P. Devoted mother of Patricia R. Ennis of Wellesley, Lorraine M. MacIsaac of Dorchester, Donna M. Humphrey & her husband Ernest and her twin, Donald F. & his wife Angela, William R., all of Milton, Kevin P. of Quincy, Paul L. of Dorchester and John M. Ryan of VT. Dear sister of Anna Windsor, Josephine Weatherdon, & Michael Johnston, all of Newfoundland and the late Robert Johnston & Mary M. Power. Also survived by 19 cherished grandchildren & 8 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Ret. employee of New England Life Insurance Co. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Marian Manor, 130 Dorchester St., So. Boston, MA 02127.

Cook, James M., age 89, formerly of Milton, of Braintree, July 17. Beloved husband of the late Joan E. (Horner). Devoted father of Ellen M. Cook-Brown of CA, Catherine Joyce of AR,  Thomas C. of AZ, James E. of East Taunton, John J. of MO & the late Mark X. Cook.  Brother of Kevin V. Cook (ret. Q.P.D.) of Middleboro and the late Lillian Clark, Evelyn Cody, Edward F. Jr., Vincent J. and Thomas C. Cook. Also survived by 5 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral mass at St. Clare Church Braintree Monday morning at 10.  Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 2 to 5pm. Ret. employee of Thomas Engineering, Braintree. WWII Army veteran-recipient of Bronze Star.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312

Indelicato, Robert E., of Milton, at home, surrounded by his loving family & friends after a long courageous battle with kidney disease, July 9, 2013. Cherished husband and best friend of Anne (Johnson). Loving son of the late Joseph & Margaret Indelicato. Beloved baby brother of Joseph Indelicato & Joanne Scialdone, both of Milton, Georgette Scott of FL and the late Anna Valenti. Special brother-in-law of Barbara Indelicato, Ronnie Scialdone, Dave Bent, Ed Valenti, Mary, Robert, David & Cathy Johnson. Devoted godfather of Keith & Kristen Bent, Jenna & Mikey McCarthy. Loving uncle of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & nephews. Also survived by many other close relatives & friends. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. Retired employee of Boston Dept. of Public Works, Late member of George Wright Golf Course. A very special thank you to Andrew Levey, MD, Daniel Weiner, MD., Alice Martin, R.N., the staff at DCI Somerville, the staff of North 7 Tufts Medical Ctr., and all those who cared tirelessly for Bob. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the INKER Family Fund, Tufts Medical Ctr., P.O. Box 231 Boston, MA 02111

Carney, Joseph M.,of Milton, unexpectedly, July 5. Beloved husband of 54 years of Joan M. (Weddleton). Devoted father of Joseph & his wife, Gretchen of Norwell, John & his wife, Susan of Canton, Michael & his wife, Lisa of York, ME, Carol Reilly & her husband, John of Sharon and Patricia Heelen & her husband, Chris of Milton. Cherished grandfather of Matthew, Julie, Robbie, Jaimie, Jackie, Brendan, Stephen, Abigail, Philip, Peter, Ryan, Caitlin, Ashley, and Caroline. Loving brother of Nora Sullivan, Agnes Wisnes, both of Quincy and the late Mary, Thomas, John, and James Carney. U.S. Army veteran. Lifetime service in accounting at Northeast Airlines, Youville Hospital & Marist Missionary Sisters. Graduate of Boston College, Class of ‘55 & Cathedral H.S. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Marist Missionary Sisters, 349 Grove St., Waltham, MA 02453. 

Lynch, John F., of Milton, formerly of Co. Kerry, Ireland, July 4. Beloved husband of Kathleen M. (Duggan). Devoted father of Maureen C. Pert & James P., both of Quincy, Stephen M. of Weymouth, Carolyn A. of West Yarmouth and Patrick J. & Sheila M. Lynch, both of Milton. Loving brother of Margaret McNamara of Ireland, Jennie Murphy of NJ, Sarah Finucane & Kathleen Lakes, both of NY and the late Mae O’Connor, Joseph & Stephen Lynch. Survived by 9 cherished grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of A. Susi Construction. Former employee of Jet-A-Way Disposal. Past Pres. of St. Agatha Church Holy Name Society and longtime active parishioner. Member of the Irish Pastoral Center. U.S. Army veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.

LeBeau, Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Boyd)   age 63, of Dorchester, surrounded by her loving family, July 4. Devoted mother of Christine Parolin and her husband, Edward of Bridgewater, Stacie Gibson and her husband, Richard of Quincy, and Holly LeBeau and her fiancé, William of Plymouth. Cherished sister of Deborah Harrison of Canton, formerly of Pembroke, Robin Mullen and James Boyd, both of Dorchester, Daniel Boyd of Abington, Susan and Wendy Boyd, both of Rockland, and Helen Burke of Quincy. Loving “Nana” of 7 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. A Funeral Service will be held in the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday afternoon at 3. Visiting hours will follow from 3:30 to 7 PM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment will be private at the family’s request. 

 Nichols, James J., of Laconia, NH, formerly of Quincy, July 2. Beloved husband of the late Frances E. (Gallo). Devoted father of Lisa McComiskey  & her husband, Bernard of NH & Kimberley Wysocki & her husband, William of Canton. Loving grandfather of Nicole & Sean Heatley, Olivia & Francis McComiskey and Alyssa, Rebecca & William Wysocki. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun 3 to 7 PM. Retired Sprinkler Fitter of Union Local #550. U.S. Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to New Eng. Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 1600 Providence Highway, Suite 101R, Walpole, MA 02081.

Luosey, Edward G., a 50 year Milton resident, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 29. Beloved husband of Helen M. (Pentz). Devoted father of Deborah Lenahan & her husband Richard of Marshfield, Edward W. Luosey & his wife Mary of Milton and Stephen M. Luosey & his wife Nicole of Weymouth. Cherished grandfather of Kelsey & Carley Lenahan and Andrew & Natalie Luosey. Dear brother of William Luosey & his wife Ann of Quincy and Jacqueline Luosey of FL. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Fri. morning, July 5 at 10 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed., July 3 from 3 to 7 PM. Retired 37 year Design Engineer of Raytheon Electronic Co. Graduate of Tufts University. Korean War Air Force veteran. Mr. Luosey’s first priority was always his loving family.

Tarpey, Elizabeth Ann, age 23, of Braintree, in Hawaii by accident while hiking, June 22.  Beloved daughter of Chris & Mary C. (McMullin) Tarpey of Braintree.  Cherished granddaughter of Thomas & Rose McMullin of Dorchester and Fred Tarpey of Milton and the late Kay Tarpey.  Devoted sister of Noel C. Tarpey of Braintree, and Nathan A. Tarpey of East Boston.  Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins & dear friends.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wednesday morning, July 3 at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tuesday, July 2 from 4 to 8 PM.  Graduate and alumnus of Georgia Tech, Class of 2011 and Braintree High School.  2010 Chair of the GT Women’s Leadership Conference Planning Committee.  Late member of Alpha Xi Delta, and Charter member of Prince Kuhio Toastmasters International.  An avid hiker, skier, traveler and photographer.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Elizabeth A. Tarpey Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Braintree Cooperative Bank, 327 Washington St., Braintree, MA 02184. 

MacMaster, Mary K. (Moran), of Dorchester, June 26. Beloved wife of George W.  Devoted mother of George W. of Watertown, Thomas C. of Bridgewater, David W. of FL, Lt. Kenneth A. BPD of Hanover, & Timothy J. of Dorchester and the late Robert J. MacMaster. Sister of Francis Moran of FL and the late John, Tom, Walter, Joe, & Paul Moran. Grandmother of 11 loving grandchildren & 2 great granddaughters. Funeral Service at the First Baptist Church, 594 Washington St., Braintree Tues. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Research Assn., 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.   

Sullivan, Joseph Francis, age 92, of Milton, formerly of Quincy, June 26. Devoted brother of Beatrice (Sullivan) Kelm & her husband Robert of Milton. Loving uncle of Maryellen & Tom Skusevich, Robert & Lauren Kelm, William & Sandy Kelm and Stephen & Renee Kelm and his great nieces and nephews; Julie & Katie Skusevich, Stacey, Bobby, Brian, Amy, Timothy and Gavin Kelm. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. at 12 noon. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Visiting & interment private. Retired employee of U.S. Post Office. Late member of Wampatuck Golf Club, Canton, Thorny Lea Golf Club, Brockton, and Milton Men’s Bowling League. Decorated WW II Army veteran, having served in Central Europe, Rhineland and the Ardennes as a Gun Crewman in Field Artillary. Attended Boston College and Wentworth Institute. Mr. Sullivan was good natured, generous and enjoyed being with his family, travelling and taking cruises.

O’Donnell, Ryan P., of Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester, unexpectedly, June 25. Loving husband of Leeanne (Plouffe) of Weymouth. Devoted father of Colin E. O’Donnell. Beloved son of Stephen J. & Paula J. (Duff) O’Donnell of Weymouth. Son-in-law of Lisa Anderson of Weymouth & the late Michael McLaughlin. Cherished grandson of Irene Duff of Dorchester and the late Eugene & Mary O’Donnell. Dear brother of Lauren A. O’Donnell of Brockton. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral Mass at St. Mark’s Church, Dorchester, Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. Late employee of the TD Garden, Boston. Former employee of Cara Donna Provisions. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Colin O’Donnell Scholarship Fund, c/o M. Plouffe, P.O. Box 399, Weymouth, MA 02188.

Maguire, Ellen L. (Lynch), of Quincy, June 23. Beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Devoted sister of the late Timothy E. & John F. Lynch. Sister-in-law of Norma Lynch of Quincy and the late Ellen Lynch. Loving aunt of John F. Lynch, Jr. & his wife Ann of Norwell, Timothy E. Lynch, Jr. & his wife of Anne of Quincy, Blanche Kavin & her husband Charles of MO and Jeremiah A. Lynch of Quincy & the late Mary Dianne Lynch. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 9 to 10, prior to Mass. Retired Executive Secretary of Blue Cross Blie Shield, Braintree & Quincy. Graduate of Bryant & Stratton Business College and Girls Latin School, Class of 1941. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton 02186 

Tyrell, Mildred A. (Treanor) of Milton died Saturday, June 22 at Massachusetts General Hospital.  She was the loving wife of the late John A. Tyrell; daughter of the late William and Alice Treanor (McCarthy); sister of the late Loretta Holland, Frances Dineen, and Marie O’Neil; the devoted mother of John, William, and Kathleen Tyrell, Sheila Arens, Joan Curtis, and the late Nancy Tyrell; and the beloved mother-in-law of Ann Marie Tyrell, Peter Arens, Richard Curtis, and Robert Kelly.  Mildred was the proud grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.  She was the dear godmother of Paul Dineen, Daniel O’Neil, and Daniel Arens.  Mildred was a graduate of Fitton High School and Burdett College.  Mildred was a regular communicant at St. Elizabeth’s Church.  She was an honorary member of the Dorchester Yacht Club.  Visiting hours will be held in the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton, Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 AM at Saint Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton.  Interment is private. Prayers are requested and appreciated.

McCarthy, Elizabeth A. (Gallivan), age 98, of Milton, June 24. Beloved wife of the late Chester S.  Loving cousin of Sr. Mary Madeline Erwin of Derry, NH, Arthur of  Milton and the late Richard G. Erwin.  Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Fri. at 11:30 AM. Visiting hr. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. morning 10 to 11am prior to Mass. Ret. employee of Fed. Government of the Army, Military Science Dept., Northeastern University. Regis College Alumni. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Rd., Milton, MA 02186 

  Bowes, John N., age 85, formerly of Milton, of Quincy, June 16. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen C. (Watson). Devoted father of Maureen B. Tolson of Sturbridge, John W. of Westwood, Michael J., Timothy P., both of Quincy, Kathie S. of Philadelphia, James K. of Walpole and the late Patrick D. Bowes. Survived by 14 cherished grandchildren. Brother of the late Robert, Edward & Paul Bowes. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Teacher & Football Coach of Milton H.S. and No. Quincy H.S. Former member of McKeon Amvets Post, Dorchester & Milton Post #114, A.L. Graduate of UNH & member of UNH Football Hall of Fame holding the record for most touchdowns in a season from 1951 to 1975. Post graduate degree from Boston State College. Veteran of the Army, Navy and Marine Corps during WW II and Korea. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Research Assn., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. 

William Morgan  “Billy” Gardiner,   age 70 of North Weymouth passed away June 17th at the Mass General Hospital. Born and raised in Quincy, Billy attended Thayer Academy and graduated from North Quincy High School. From the age of 15, Billy worked at the family company, C.P. Gardiner & Sons in Quincy as a truck driver and master mechanic until his recent retirement in 2007. He has lived in Weymouth for the last 44 years where he  enjoyed his family, home, animals, country music, tools, guitar and motorcycle. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Beloved husband of Victoria (Laws) of Weymouth. Loving father of Lesa Gardiner Schofield & her husband John of North Weymouth. Step father of Kimberly Connor of New Bedford & Michael Connor of Randolph. Loving son of the late Theodore and Amy Gardiner.  Brother of Marilyn Mahn & her husband Robert of Quincy, Theodore Gardiner and his wife Judith of  Weymouth, Donald Gardiner & his wife Paula of Florida, George Gardiner and his wife Louise of Quincy & the late Barbara Pineo. Also survived by his grandsons John W. & Brenden Schofield of North Weymouth and his granddaughter Taylor Tierney of New Bedford and the late Nicole Tierney and many nieces, nephews and friends. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave. Milton Friday from 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend a funeral service at the funeral home Saturday at 10am. Interment North Weymouth Cemetery.    

Carr, Charles M., Sr., of Squantum, June 13. Beloved husband of 62 years of Dorothy L. (Merrigan). Devoted father of Charles M., Jr. of Hawaii, Walter S. & his wife, Maureen and Christopher E. Carr & his wife, Lisa, all of Milton. Cherished grandfather of Cody & Jared Carr. Dear brother of Michael Carr of Walpole, Paul Carr of FL & Cape Cod, Jacqueline Hansen of Canton, Ernestine Sheldon of Westfield and the late Geraldine Carr, Rita Iles & George Carr. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. morning, June 17 at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun, June 16, 2 to 6 PM. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Retired Truck Driver of the Boston Globe. Late member of Local # 259 and the Knights of Columbus, Lower Mills Council #180. Longtime parishioner & soloist of St. Gregory Parish, Dorchester and Star of the Sea Parish, Squantum. A devout Catholic, Mr. Carr said the rosary daily. Former member of the Army National Guard. Also an avid sports fan. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 227 Sea St., Quincy, MA 02169, c/o Fr. Bob Carr.

Sweeney, Mary R., age 93, of Newton, formerly of Dorchester, June 12. Beloved daughter of the late John J. & Jane (Peyton) Sweeney. Devoted sister of the late Hugh J. & John F. Sweeney. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral  Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. at 1 pm. Visiting hours Sun. 4 to 6 pm. Retired Teacher of the  Boston Public Schools. Former member of Boston Teachers Retiree’s Assn., Boston Teachers Union, and longtime parishioner of Our Lady of Help of Christians Parish, Newton. 

Grande, Marylin J. (Warman), 83, of Yarmouth & FL, formerly of Mattapan, June 10. Beloved wife of James R.  Loving mother of James Wade Grande & his wife Karen of Kingston, Catherine A. Taylor of Naples, FL, Lisa M. Follen & her husband Edward of Hingham, Christopher R. Grande of Hyannis, Allison H. Voelger & her husband Michael of Scituate, & Marylin V. Hathaway & her husband Michael of Hanson.  Sister of Betty Harrison of Plano, TX & the late Albert Warman.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren & many nieces & nephews.  Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Church, Station Ave., S. Yarmouth Friday morning at 11 AM.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. Korean era U.S. Marine veteran. Interment at National Cemetery, Bourne Friday at 1:30 PM.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to VNA of Cape Cod, 255 Independence Ave., Hyannis, MA 02540

Hurley, John J. (ret. Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy), age 95, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 8. A Milton resident for almost 50 years, he was formerly from Lynn and a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. Mr. Hurley served for 22 years in the U.S. Navy. During WW II he served in Destroyers and Seaplane Tenders searching & destroying Nazi U-boats in the North Atlantic. He also served during the Korean Conflict. A retired 24 year employee of Boston Edison, Mr. Hurley was a late member of Electrical Union Local # 369, the Boston Edison Retired Employees Assn., the Quincy YMCA and a lifetime member of K of C, No. Quincy Council # 2259 . The beloved husband of 56 years of the late Margaret J. (MacGillivray), he is survived by his devoted children; John J. Hurley, Jr., Carolyn M. Hurley, both of Milton and Ann McGroarty of Braintree and his cherished grandchildren, Meredith, Ryan, Paige & Alex McGroarty. He was the brother of the late Elizabeth M. Mahoney. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.  

Collins, Frank A., age 61, of Quincy, formerly of W. Medford, unexpectedly June 9. Beloved husband of Ann M. (Kirrane). Devoted father of Jennifer A. Collins of Quincy. Loving son of the late Richard & Eleanor (Paolucci) Collins. Dear son-in-law of Mary T. of Jamaica Plain and the late Joseph Kirrane. Brother of John Collins & his wife Cindy of TX. Brother-in-law of Dennis of W. Roxbury & Kevin Kirrane of Sandwich and Deborah Dailey of No. Attleboro. Cousin of Ted McCarthy of Quincy. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, W. Quincy Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Late Engineer of CBI (formerly Shaw Engineering), Canton. U.S. Vietnam era Navy Veteran.

Shaughnessy, Phyllis C. (Coughlin), age 95, of Milton June 9.  Beloved wife of the late Charles E.  Loving mother of  Ralph E. Shaughnessy of Weymouth, Judith A. Park of Hampton, NH & Robert C. Shaughnessy of Weymouth.  Also survived by 3 granddaughters & two great grandsons.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wednesday at noon.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tuesday 4 to 7 PM. Late employee of Colpitts Travel, Milton & Town of Milton Dept. of Public Works.  Lifetime member of 95th Bomb Group & American X-POW Group.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 North Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760.

Ponticelli, Nicholas A., age 91, of Greenwich, CT, formerly of Westwood, MA, unexpectedly, June 6. Beloved husband of the late Bernadine C. (Clark). Devoted brother of Mary A. Coccimiglio & her husband, Louis R. of Milton and the late Tommy, Michael & Anthony Ponticelli. Loving uncle of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & nephews and a great grandniece & nephew. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private in CT. Retired Vice Pres. & Raw Sugar Commodities Trader in NYC. Graduate of Bentley College, Boston. Avid golfer & traveler. WW II Army veteran, sergeant of the 242nd Infantry Regiment. Please omit flowers. Expressions of sympathy may be made to ARC of the South Shore, 371 River St., No. Weymouth, MA 02191.

Sullivan, Ruth Evelyn, 79, of Milton, June 5. Beloved mother of Nancy (Castrop) Clancy & her husband, Joseph Bass of Dracut. Cherished grandmother of Adam & Jack Clancy. Devoted daughter of the late John J. & Evelyn (Saccoach) Sullivan. Wife of the late Carmine D’Atillio. Sister of  Evelyn Giuffre of Hingham, Virginia Goldberg of Newton, Joyce Glassman of FL, Marilyn Strachan of Pembroke, Gloria McNeeley of Hanover and the late Norma & Jon Sullivan, Betty LeClair, Barbara Simon, Helen Happel, Jack, Albert, & Paul Sullivan and Phyllis Sweeney. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM.  Worked for decades in the travel industry living from Honolulu to Rome. U.S. Marine Korean Conflict veteran. Life Member & Current President of the Baystate Chapter MA – 1 of the Women Marines Assn. Active member of Milton Post # 114, A.L. St. Elizabeth Church CCD teacher. Trusted servant and Friend of Bill W. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St. Boston, MA 02108. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Mon. at 2:45 PM.

Hynes, Patrick J., Jr., of Milton, age 63, after a short illness, May 31. Beloved husband of Patricia M. (Barden). Devoted father of Kristin E. & Jay P. Hynes, both of Milton. Loving son of Patrick J. of So. Boston and the late Helen (Hooson) Hynes. Son-in-law of Gertrude (Coakley) of Milton & the late William M. Barden. Brother of Thomas Hynes of Norwood and Ellen Brown of Plymouth. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. at 12 noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Late Mechanical Engineer of the M.B.T.A. at the Arborway. Late member of Millwright’s Local # 1121 and the Quincy Elks. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Elizabeth Evarts de Rham Hospice Home, c/o Jason McAvoy, Manager, 65 Chilton St., Cambridge, MA 02138.

D’Arigo, Antoinette J. (Pusateri), of Quincy, age 88, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. A lifelong Quincy resident, Mrs. D’Arigo was a graduate of Quincy Schools and a retired Secretary of Quincy Adams Oil Co., (formerly Chiminello Oil Co.), Quincy. She loved cooking and enjoyed listening to a variety of music. The beloved wife of Louis E. D’Arigo, she is also survived by her devoted son Steven A. D’Arigo of Quincy, her loving sister, Maryann Bracken of TX, her dear cousin, Roni Domhoff of PA and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Anthony Pusateri., Sr. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Church, West Quincy, Monday at 9 am. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, 4th floor, Randolph, MA 02368 

Walsh, Sister Mary K., CSJ (Sister Donatus),  a beloved member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston for 67 years, died May 27, 2013. Daughter of the late John T. and Elizabeth M. (Gill). Survived by her brothers Thomas F. of West Roxbury, Joseph K. and his wife, Margaret of Falmouth, Rev. Aidan J. Walsh, Pastor, St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, and sisters-in-law, Sally Walsh of Raleigh, NC, Ann Walsh of Milton and Sylvia Walsh of New York. Sister of the late John T., James F., Daniel D., and Elizabeth M. Flaherty. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Formerly missioned as Faith Formation Director at St. Elizabeth Parish, Milton, St. Edward Parish, Medfield, Sacred Heart Parish, North Quincy and St. Mary Parish, Foxboro, Principal at St. Gregory School, Dorchester, Holy Name School, West Roxbury, Sacred Heart School, Roslindale, St. Patrick School, Natick and Regional Director in the School Department of the Archdiocese of Boston. Sister Mary K. also taught at St. Joseph School, Malden, Sacred Heart School, North Quincy, and St. Pius School, Lynn. Visiting hours at St. Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Rd., Milton, Friday, May 31, 3-7 pm followed by Evening Prayer at 7 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 1 at 10 am at St. Elizabeth Church. Burial will follow at Mount Benedict Cemetery, 409 Corey St., West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph, c/o Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA 02135.

Gover, James W., of Milton, May 26, 2013, age 72. He was born in Boston, son of the late Walter F. & Caroline (Bunzel) Gover. He was the loving husband of Rosemary (Carey) Gover of Milton and the beloved father of Daniel J. Gover and his wife Lori of Stoughton, Timothy C. Gover (Wellesley PD) of Milton and his girlfirend Deadra Doku-Gardner of Wellesley, and Carolyn M. MacKinnon and her husband Rich of Whitman. Cherished grandfather of Timothy J. Gover, Jacquelyn C. Gover, James W. Gover, Katharine E. Gover, Rosemary M. MacKinnon, and Lillie B. MacKinnon. Jim was the brother-in-law of Jim and Virginia Goodwin of Milton, Mary T. Gover of Scituate and the brother of the late Walter F. Gover. He was the devoted Uncle of Sean, Kevin and Susan Goodwin, all formerly of Milton. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Church Thursday morning at 10 am. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Interment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jim'e memory to the Dr. Enzinger's Research Fund, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Attn: Alison Harding, D1220, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215.

Smith, Audrey P. (Purtell) passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 her loving family by her side. Born in Mattapan 80 years ago, Audrey lived in Mattapan until her marriage. She was a resident of Weymouth and Abington before moving to Brockton 8 years ago.  She enjoyed baking and crocheting and loved spending time with her family. Beloved wife of the late Richard A.  Devoted mother of Karen A. Curreri and her husband Leonard F. of So. Weymouth, Kathleen C. Sacchetti and her husband Paul of Brockton, Marie G. of Abington and Richard C. Smith of Marshfield. Sister of Ann and Eileen Lord both of Hingham and Fr. John Purtell of TX and the late Gloria Sweeney, Dorothy Farrell and James Purtell.  She is also survived by 11 loving grandchildren and20 great grandchildren.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Quincy Saturday  morning at 10.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton  Friday 4 to 8pm. Interment Pine Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Susan G. Komen, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 752

Coughlin, Gerard D., of Whitman, formerly of Mission Hill, May 18. Beloved husband of Mary T. (Kuropatkin). Devoted father of Gerard A. of Redding, CA, Michael D. of Wareham, Scott A. of Medford, Albert F. of Atlanta, GA & Cheryl Knight of Middleboro. Brother of Eileen Vidito of Marshfield. Survived by 9 loving grandchildren. Memorial Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. at 10 AM. Family will receive relatives & friends Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment is private. Ret. Mail Carrier of U.S. Post Office, Grove Hall. Late Pastor Emeritus of Promiseland Family Church, Rockland. U.S. Air Force veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Promiseland Family Church, 300 Union St., Rockland, MA 02370.

Doll, Barbara C. (Curran), of Quincy, unexpectedly May 13.  Devoted mother of Dr. Kristine A. Doll of Salem  & her partner Zbyszek Potyranski, Dr. Barbara  M. Freund of CA & her husband Dr. Ronald, & Amie Kandalaft & her husband Gary of Weymouth.  Also survived by her loving grandchildren Alexandra, Nikki & Antoine Kandalaft of Weymouth, Rob & Stephanie Freund of CA & many nieces & nephews.  Loving daughter of the late Sylvester & Anne (Coyne) Curran.  Sister of the late Al, John, Frank, Ed & Bob Curran, Marie McNulty, Anna Del Papa, & Dorothy McKenna. Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Church, School St., Quincy Saturday morning at 9.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 4 to 8 PM. Interment private.  Retired Executive Assistant to the President at Arbella Insurance.  Past President of Executive Women International.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Animal Rescue League of Boston, 10 Chandler St., Boston 02116.

Kehoe, Peter J., of Milton, formerly of New Ross, Wexford Co., Ireland; on May 10; ret. Electrical Inspector of the City of Boston; member of the Irish Cultural Center; beloved husband of the late Margaret M. (Kehoe); father of Peter Jr.; brother of Dymphna Norton of Stow, Margo, Aidan, Phillip, of Ireland, Thomas of Hudson, Andrew of Milton, and the late Declan Kehoe and Josie Reddy. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Church, Milton, Fri. at 10 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 5 to 8 PM. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

McDonough, Harold F., age 92, May 9, of Hingham, originally from So. Boston. Beloved husband of the late Theresa M. (Shoulla). Devoted father of John J. McDonough of Quincy, Margaret M. Merrill of Townsend & Theresa M. Wechsler of Jaffrey, NH. Cherished grandfather of John McDonough of Quincy, Kelly Campbell of Plymouth, Sean Wechsler of NH and great grandchildren; Travis, Jared & Kayla. Brother of the late John H. McDonough. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Quincy, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Air Force veteran of WW II & Korea.  Retired employee of the Army/Air Force Exchange Service and Lawrence Academy, Groton. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Perkins Library, Perkins Trust Office, 175 No. Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Thurs. at 1:15PM. 

Guest, Anthony M. “Tony”, age 90, of Milton, peacefully at home, May 10. Beloved husband of the late Mildred E. (Rowell). Loving brother of Martha Morris of Danvers, Marie Ruggia of NJ and the late William, John “Buddy”, and his twin brother Edward Guest. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 5 to 8 PM. WWII Army veteran serving from 1943 to 1946. Following military service employed as an Engineer for New Eng. Tel. & Tel. until retirement in 1984. Horses were Tony’s passion in life. He was an accomplished equestrian. Most notably, he played the part of Paul Revere in the Bicentennial Celebration in 1976 re-enacting Revere’s ride from Boston to Philadelphia. Late member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Former board member of H.O.R.S.E. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to MSPCA– Angell, Att: Donations, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130

Nolan, Helen, V. (Maher), age 91, of Milton, formerly of Mattapan & County Clare, May 9.  Beloved wife of the late Hugh E. Nolan. Devoted mother of Paul T. of Milton (ret. Milton Deputy Police Chief) & Donna M. Nolan of Quincy. Sister of the late Robert Maher, Louise Killeen & Marguerite Hart. Loving grandmother of Jessica Fleck of Hingham, Justin Petkus of Quincy, Sean & Ryan Nolan both of Milton.  Great grandmother of Delia & Louise Fleck.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to  M.S.P.C.A.-Angell, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain 02130.     

McCarthy, Mildred M. (Doherty), age 98, formerly of Hyde Park and Hingham, May 9. Beloved wife of the late Eugene J. Devoted mother of Jane Bopp Burdick of Hanover, John J. of CA, Kevin G. of Wayland, Kenneth F. of Hingham and David M. McCarthy of Carver. Also survived by 12 treasured grandchildren and one great grandson. Sister of the late Loretta Lennon, Margaret O’Donnell, Helen, Alice, Joseph and Edward Doherty. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 4 to 8 PM. A cherished and loving wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. McCarthy was happiest in the company of her family. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Friends of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Office of Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135.

White, Beverley M. (Murch) of Quincy, formerly of Milton & Scituate May 6.  Devoted wife of the late John G. Hutchinson & the late John P. White.  Loving mother of John G. Hutchinson of NM, Carol W. Hutchinson of NH, Donald S. White of Boston & Nancy J. Ogilvie of Avon.  Survived by 11 cherished grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren.  Sister of Donald Murch of MI & Jean Hoogeveen of Scituate.  Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Saturday morning at 11.  Visiting hour 10 to 11 AM prior to the service.  Interment private. In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may be made to NHSPCA, PO Box 196, Stratham, NH 03885.

Kippenberger, Lauren Ann, age 29, formerly of Milton, of Scituate, unexpectedly May 3. Beloved daughter of Linda A. (Chute) & David W. Kippenberger of Scituate. Devoted granddaughter of Marion E. of Scituate & the late William F. Kippenberger. Dear sister of Bill G. Kippenberger & his wife Heather of Scituate. Cherished aunt of Summer-Lynn. Loving niece of Connie Chute of Milton. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. at 11 AM. Visiting hours Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Trinity Park Cemetery, Scituate. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the National Fibromyalgia Assn., 2121 South Towne Centre Place, Suite 300, Anaheim, CA 92806. www.-+fmaware,org

Gerry, Ann E. “Nancy” (McHugh) of Quincy, May 5.  Beloved wife of the late James W.  Devoted mother of Thomas G. Gerry & his fiancé Lisa Demarkis of Charlestown, & Patricia M. Leslie & her husband Willy of Braintree.  Loving Nana of Connor, Kyle, Shawn & Brady.  Sister of James McHugh of Norwood & the late Mary Flanagan.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.  Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, N. Quincy Friday morning at 10 AM.   Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, PO Box 849168, 6th floor, Brookline 02445. 

Finn, James C., of Milton, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 1, 2013, after a long battle with Kidney Cancer. He was born in Boston 60 years ago and raised and educated in Milton. He was a graduate of Milton High School. He is survived by his beloved wife and High School sweetheart, Claire (Donoghue), his devoted children; James R. of Milton, Cory A. of Charlestown and Andrew F. Finn of Weymouth and his fiancé, Allison Choi, and his beloved granddaughter, Molly Finn. Brother of Diane McGoldrick of Scituate, Gerald T. of CA, Patrick A. of Dorchester, Richard J. of Weymouth, Kit of CA and the late Raymond Finn. He was the son of late Gerald T. and Mary “Bobby” Finn and the son-in-law of Anna of Milton and the late Hap Donoghue. James worked for many years in the IT field at Honeywell and J. Baker before moving on to his love of selling Real Estate.  He is survived by many lifelong friends and neighbors, who have loved and supported him throughout his illness, and we will be forever grateful to them. James was an avid golfer, Patriots fan, and walker. He loved his golf trips to Florida and the islands with his friends. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Saturday at noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 4 to 8pm. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dr. David F. McDermott, Beth Israel deaconess Medical Center, Kidney Cancer Research Fund, 375 Longwood Ave., Masco Bldg., Rm 413, Boston 02215.

Richardson, Dianne M. (Houghton), of Milton, April 28. Beloved wife of Myron “Mike”. Devoted sister of Patricia D. Adamian of Lexington and the late Meredith & Elaine Houghton. Loving aunt of Vahe, Armen and Alec Adamian, all of Lexington. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. Late employee of the Internal Revenue Service, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Hemochromatosis Society, 4044 W. Lake Mary Blvd., #104, PMB-416, Lake Mary, FL 32746-2012. 

Loughran, Frances M. (Smith), age 93, formerly of Milton, of Stoughton, April 30.  Milton for Beloved wife of the late Joseph A.  Devoted mother of Joseph A. Loughran and Gail Miller of ME, Karen F. Braun of ME, Nancy J. McNeill and her husband, John of Milton, Christine M. Sowa of Easton, Mary F.  Barry of Stoughton, Elizabeth M. McKeen and her husband, Steven of Easton, and the late William J. Loughran. Brother of Douglas J. Smith of Scituate and the late Jean Walsh.  Mother-In–Law of Pamela Loughran and Gary Sowa.  She was the loving grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. A  Funeral  Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Church,  Milton Saturday morning at 10.  Visiting  hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 4 to 8pm. Ret. Employee of The Boston Globe. Former Staff Sgt. In the British Army during WWII.  Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Fund, 383 Main Ave., 5th floor, Warwalk, CT 06851

Kasuba, Francis E., M.D. of Milton April 30.  Beloved husband of Helena (Kenney).  Devoted father of Dr. Paul F. Kasuba & his wife Meg of Milton, Carol Foley & her husband, Tom of Canton, Nancy O’Donnell & her husband, Bob of Whitman & Lisa Hatch & her husband, Carter of FL. Also survived by his cherished grandchildren, Matthew, Jeffrey & Lilly Kasuba, Meaghan, Michael & Shannon Foley, David & Kristen O’Donnell, & C.J., Ethan & Alyssa Hatch.  Brother of Donald Kasuba of Pittsfield.  Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Friday morning at 10.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Graduate of Boston College ’50 & Tufts MedicaL ’54. A retired private practice physician of Carney & Milton Hospitals & a 20-year physician at MEPS-Military Entrance Processing Station in Boston. WWII Army veteran.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to National Muscular Dystrophy Assn. PO Box 78060, Phoenix, AZ 85062. 

Hastings, Anita I. (Ivoskus) of Mattapan, April 27. Beloved wife of Paul J. Devoted mother of Benedict J. Hastings of Washington DC, Rhonda C. Astrella of Boston, Sharon L. Carr of Braintree, Paul E. Hastings of Mattapan, Melanie H. Procaccino of Sandwich, Tara Hastings Healy of Quincy & the late Mary E. Tamberg. Sister of Julia Deutschmann of Canton, Veronica Smith of PA and the late Mary Lokitis, Christine Cushman & Benedict Ivoskus. Also survived by 7 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Wed. at 12 noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Anita’s grandniece, Lexi Kittle to the Ewing Sarcoma Research Fund, att: Barbara Keane, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Dana 640C, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215. 

Armstead, Roger A. , Sr., of East Bridgewater, passed away peacefully in the company of his loving family on Thursday, April 25, 2013. Born in Boston, he was a WW II Navy veteran, a former employee of U.S. Navy Yards at Boston, NY and Philadelphia and a retired Manager of Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA. The beloved husband of Deborah A. (Maher) of East Bridgewater & the late Marilyn I. (Anderson), he was the devoted father of Roger A., Jr. of Las Vegas, John E. of MD, Michael J. of Brockton, Carleton D. of MD and the late Jeffrey W. Armstead. He was the brother of Ronald E. of CT, Richard of ME, Raymond of Middleton, Barbara Hill of Mattapan, Joan Kimber of Lynn and the late Katherine Kimber, Sylvia Robinson and Robert Armstead. Mr. Armstead is survived by 7 cherished grandchildren and many loving nieces & nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Clare Church, 1244 Liberty St., Braintree, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in National Cemetery, Bourne, Wed. at 2:15 PM  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. 

Duffy, Edward “Joe” of Milton formerly from Co. Mayo, Ireland April 22.  Beloved husband of Margaret (Tierney).    Devoted father of Patricia Egan of Milton & Margaret Devine & her husband John. Cherished grandfather of Kristina, Gerard , Patrick Egan & Ava Devine. Brother of Kathleen Forkin of Ireland, Bridget Hawkins & Bernard Duffy both of England, Patrick of GA & the late James & John Duffy.  . Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Monday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 1 to 4 PM.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA  01701.

Dindy, Mary C. (Furia) RN, age 96, of Milton, April 19. Beloved wife of the late Leon Dindy. Devoted mother of Christine Stockley & her husband George of Mansfield and Thomas Leon Dindy & his wife Sarah of Marshfield. Cherished grandmother of Anstrice, Jaimine and Thomas H. Dindy. Sister of the late Palmina Balconi, Clara Brassard, Louisa Furia & Peter Furia, Sr. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 7 PM. Retired Nurse Anesthetist of Mass General Hospital. Graduate of Mass Memorial School of Nursing. Longtime volunteer of the American Red Cross, late member of Mass Memorial Nurses Assn., Milton Hospital Auxiliary and the Milton Woman’s Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Red Cross, 180 Rustcraft Rd., #115, Dedham, MA 02026 or the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice Home, 920 South St., Needham, MA 02492.

O’Malley, Mary E. of Milton, age 89, April 20. Devoted sister of Austin J. O’Malley & his wife Claire of Dedham and the late John F. “Bud” O’Malley & Rev. Thomas P. O’Malley, S.J. Dear sister-in-law of Barbara A. O’Malley of Milton. Cherished aunt of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great grandnieces and great grandnephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Retired Executive Secretary of the Commercial Loan Dept. of State Street Bank, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Jesuit Campion Center Residence, 319 Concord Rd., Weston, MA 02493

Puckett, Kristen E. of Weymouth passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. The loving mother of Matthew and Mark Walsh of Dorchester, she was the beloved daughter of Elaine D. Haddad of Weymouth and Gary A. Puckett of FL and the devoted granddaughter of Louise (Hajjar) Haddad of Weymouth, Ruby Puckett of KY and the late Joseph Haddad and Robert L. Puckett. Kristen is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Kristen was a 1998 graduate of Braintree High School. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours omitted. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Boys & Girls Club of Boston, 50 Congress St., Suite 730, Boston, MA 02109.

Murray, Joseph P. “Dyna”, of No. Quincy, April 20. Beloved husband of Barbara A. (Welch). Devoted father of Elaine C. Murray of NY, Dennis F. Murray of No. Quincy and Jennifer McQuaid & her husband Matthew of Dorchester. Cherished grandfather of Catherine & Caroline Adley, Isabel & the late Jane Elizabeth McQuaid. Brother of the late Mary Reddington & William Murray. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Friday morning at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of MBTA. Avid golfer who played regularly at President Golf Club and formerly at Ponkapoag Golf Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Assn. for Research, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

McCauley, Robert L., M.Ed. of Braintree, formerly of Boston, suddenly April 14.  Beloved father of Colleen M. Coughlan of Lancaster & Kathleen “Maddie” McCauley of East Boston.  Cherished grandfather of Jacob Sinkus & Erin Coughlan.  Loving companion of Dorothy Faherty of  Braintree.  Loving brother of Lawrence of CA, Michael of Seattle, Edward of So. Boston, the late twins, Barry & Garry, and Marie McCauley of Honolulu, Claire Brennan of Quincy, Patricia Burdick of Sturbridge, Mary McCauley, of Braintree, Joseph & James Deibel, both of Dorchester. Bob retired from the IT Dept. at Verizon and began a second career as a Rehab. Counselor. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tues. 3 to 6:30 pm, followed by a Funeral Service at 6:30. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, M 02115.  

Vincent, Michelle A. (George) 57, of Hanover, formerly of Milton, unexpectedly after a brief illness April 15. Beloved wife of Paul D. Cherished daughter of the late Mitchell & Barbara (Lally) George. Devoted sister of Michael George & wife Maria of Wilbraham, William George & wife Valerie of Hanover & the late Curtis George. Dear aunt of Mitchell George of Haverhill, Lindsay Lynch & husband Justin of Millbury, Adam George of Hanover, Michael, Mathew & Mark George of Wilbraham & great aunt of Isabella Lynch and leaves behind a large extended family. Survived by her faithful and loving dog Liberty. Funeral Service at St. George Orthodox Church, 55 Emmonsdale Rd., West Roxbury, Monday morning at 10. The Very Rev. Timothy J. Ferguson officiating. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 3 to 7 PM. Graduated from Milton High School, Northeastern Univ. & Worcester State College. Retired Respiratory Therapist & Pulmonary Technician. Michelle grew up boating aboard her father’s boat the “Michelle Anne” at Marina Bay. Her hobbies were tennis, skiing and golf, also an avid traveler of the Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, & Florida. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy made to New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.  

Lanata, Charles F., Sr., of Milton, formerly of Mattapan, April 17. Beloved husband of 43 years of Nancy (Holland). Devoted father of Charles F. Lanata, Jr. of Milton. Devoted brother of Emiy L. Crupi of Milton, Dorothy L. Schillig of Walpole, Louis J. Lanata of Quincy and the late Anna Tyler-Tuttle & Claire L. Coombs. Loving uncle of Ann Krekis of Walpole, Lisa Schillig of FL, Jennifer Munley of CA & Curtis Holland of Quincy. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Late longtime owner of Lanata Appliance, Milton. Graduate of St. Charles Academy, RI. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Fallon, Edward F., Sr. "Eddie" of Milton, April 13. Beloved husband of the late Virginia H. "Jean" (Kelley). Loving father of Edward F. Jr. and his wife Janice of Milton. Loving grandfather of Edward T., Lauren P. and Matthew E. Fallon all of Milton. Brother of John L. Fallon of Dennisport and Naples, FL., the late William F.  and Thomas J. Fallon. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth’s Church, Milton, Wednesday morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave. Milton on Wednesday morning from 9 -10:30 prior to the Funeral Mass.  Late US Navy WWII Veteran. 40 year member Marshfield Country Club. Retired member of Local 1066 Steamship Clerks Union Port of Boston.

Kaminsky, Rita (Long), age 90, of Braintree, formerly of Mattapan & Dorchester, April 12. Beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Devoted mother of Carolyn O’Brien of Braintree, Judith Dobbins & her husband John of Pittsburgh, Paul A. Kaminsky & his wife Cathy of Middleboro, Barbara A. Arsenault & her husband Fred of Hanson and Patricia Kaminski of Weymouth. Survived by 7 cherished grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Theresa Downing, John & Albert Long. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, West Quincy, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, Roslindale. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Conroy, Charles L. of Nashua, NH, formerly of South Boston April 7.  Devoted father of Paul J. , Lauren M. & Justin C. Conroy all of Nashua, NH.  Also survived by his grandchild, Micaela Burnett & his dear friend Kathie Nee.  Brother of Michael F. Conroy of South Boston, James P. Conroy of Barnstable, Jane Ellen Conroy of  FL, Stephen J. Conroy of  RI, Kevin E. Conroy of Pembroke, John E. Conroy of NH, Brian G. Conroy of Weymouth and Mary Rozen of Marshfield. Also survived by his former wife, Janet Conroy of NH.   Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  Funeral Mass at St. Mark’s Church, Dorchester Friday morning at 10.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Presentation of Mary Academy, 182 Lowell Rd., Hudson, NH 03051

Haughn, John Ainley, of Milton passed away suddenly April 8.  Beloved husband of Mary (Leonard) Haughn and devoted father of David E. Haughn & his wife Patti of Pembroke, Mary Beth Haigh & her husband Scott of Canton, Karen O’Connell, Audrey Devin, & Elaine Haughn all of Milton, his daughter in law, Margaret Haughn of NH & the late John A. Haughn, Jr.  He is also survived by his grandchildren:  Jennifer, Katy, Eric, Shawn, Christine, Danielle, Courtney, Kerri, Michael, the late John Patrick Haughn & two great-grandchildren.  Visiting at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday morning 9 – 10:30 am followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton at 11 AM. WWII & Korean navy veteran who participated in the invasion of Normandy. 32-year retired CFO of Horn Packaging Corp., Ayer.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Jimmy Fund, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Phakos, Theodore N. “Nick”, of Milton, formerly of Holyoke, died peacefully in his home at the age of 92 on April 7.  Born in 1920 in Rawlins, Wyoming to Aspasia Yeanopolous & Constantine Phakos. Beloved husband of 61 years to Judith (Hulse).  Devoted father of Cynthia Phakos, Ginger Phakos & husband John Cusack, and Laurinda O’Connor and husband Paul, as well as two beautiful granddaughters, Catherine Cusack and Elizaabeth O’Connor. Brother of much loved sister Mary Giguere of Holyoke, the late Antonia Athas, Bessie Roy & Alex Phakos. Also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.  Nick served in WWII as a Musician First Class stationed at Pearl Harbor, playing clarinet and saxophone.  Graduated Vesper George School of Art.  He was a greeting card artist, award-winning NE watercolorist and teacher.  He was a member of many art associations including the New England Watercolor Society.  Visiting hours at Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Saturday, April 13 from 12 – 2PM followed by a memorial service.  Interment at National Cemetery, Bourne at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, 240 Commercial St., 4thfloor, Boston, MA 02109.  

Metrick, Michael J., of Quincy and Naples, FL formerly of Dover and Woburn, suddenly, April 3, 2013. Beloved husband of Anne M. (Dynan) Metrick. Devoted father of Julie D. Metrick of Providence, RI. Michael was born in Boston and was the son of the late Michael J. and Adele K. (Mitchell) Metrick. He was a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, Maine Central Institute and Woburn High School. Michael owned and operated Metrick Manufacturing Company, Inc. in Woburn for 33 years. He leaves his sisters, Justyne A Pereira of Lakes Wales, FL, Darlene M Moore, Nashua, NH and Marlene J Metrick of Westford and many nieces, nephews, and godchildren and beloved friends. His generous heart touched all he came in contact with and will be missed. Michael was supporter of many charities, including the Sisters of Notre Dame, Rosie's Place, Woburn High Scholarship Fund and countless others. An avid golfer, he lived life large and was a "Prince of a Man". Funeral Mass in St. Agatha Church, Milton, Monday at 10:30 am. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., MILTON, Sunday 4:00-8:00 pm. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of Notre Dame Retirement Fund, 351 Broadway, Everett, MA. 02149. 

Gunning, Thomas S. Jr., of Milton, April 4. Beloved husband of Helen M. (Barrett) and the late Gracemarie A. (Walsh). Survived by his devoted children & stepchildren; K. Jane Logue & her husband James, Thomas J. Gunning & his wife Rosemary, all of Norwell, Patricia A. McNulty & her husband Gerry of E. Weymouth, Carole A. Roberts of KY, Patricia M. Ceurvels of Hanover, Thomas G. Meehan of Norfolk, Elaine M. Branca of IL, Janet M. Fitzgerald of Hanover, Michael M. Meehan of Narragansett, RI and Brian J. Meehan of Quincy and his 31 cherished grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren. Brother of the late James F. Gunning & brother-in-law of Kay Gunning of Hingham. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. at 12 noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 1 to 5 PM. Retired Executive Director of The Building Trades Employers Assn. and The Northeast Roofing Contractors Assn. Eight-year Chairman & 39-year Board Member of Mt. Washington Bank. Founding member of Laborer’s & Carpenter’s Unions Training Funds. Trustee of Multiple Building Trades Benefit Funds. Forty-year Milton Town Assessor & Town Meeting Member. Past Pres. & founding member of Milton Residence for the Elderly. Incorporator of Milton Hospital. Past Pres. & founding member of Milton Merchants. Supporter & actively involved in many Milton Youth Sports Programs. Avid Tennis Player. Late member of Wollaston Golf Club, The Neighborhood Club of Quincy, Hyannis Yacht Club, Wychmere Harbor Club and Milton Kiwanis Hall of Fame. Recipient of The Boston Catholic Labor Guild Cushing-Gavin Award, The Peace Medal from State of Israel Bonds, The Construction Institute’s Volpe-Egan award. The Northeast Roofing Contractors Assn. Clarence Carr Award and many other Industry recognitions. Graduate of Bentley College. WW II Army veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Thomas S. Gunning Foundation, 100 Grossman Dr., Suite 300, Braintree, MA 02184 - a foundation established for educational scholarships for Construction Industry employees.  

Flaherty, Eleanore T. (Phalan) , age 83,of Florida, formerly of Quincy, March 31.  Beloved wife of the late Michael F., Jr.  Devoted mother of Lynda F. Sebastyn & her husband, Michael, of  VA, Michael F. Flaherty, III & his wife, Emily, of Bridgewater & Michelle F. McMahon & her husband, David, of FL.  Loving grandmother of Stephanie & Lindsey Sebastyn, Paul Columna, Mollie McMahon, Megan, Michael, IV and Jaclyn Flaherty. Sister  of George H. Phalan of Fl & the late Robert Phalan. Cherished cousin of Sister Margaret Keaveney, Daughters of Charity of CA.  Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Saturday morning at 11:00.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday from 3 to 8 PM.  Retired owner of Travel by the Traveler, Bridgewater.  Late member of South Boston Mother’s Club, Quincy Elks, & American Society of Travel Agents.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of St. Francis, 1250 B Grumman Place, Titusville, FL 32780.  

Carr, Mary E. (Donovan), passed away peacefully with her children at her side on March, 29, 2013 after a long illness. She was a mother, nurse and world traveler. Born in 1925 in Brighton, she married Robert Carr from Charlestown in 1958. He predeceased her in 2003. She was sister to Daniel, Jerome, Alice, Katherine, Jack and Teresa. Mary graduated from Boston City School of Nursing in 1946, and returned to college in later life, graduating from Harvard in 1992 with a degree in liberal arts, extension studies. She raised her six children in Milton and Scituate, and devoted much of her retirement to traveling the world to welcome her grandchildren. Wherever it was, Massachusetts, Kenya, England or Brazil, the arrival of a grandchild was sure to bring Mary knocking on the door. Deeply mourned by her children; Paul Carr, Diane Picardi, Michael Carr, Marylou Carr, Ann Dugas and Christina Zaveri. Her sons-in-law; Ralph, Riyaz, David and Alan, her daughter-in-law; Tricia and loving Nana to her fifteen grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mary's Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth's Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, Friday morning, April 5, 2013 at 10 A.M. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton, Thursday April 4, 2013 from 3 - 7 P.M. Interment at Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in Mary's name to Crown Colony Hospice, 247 No. Main St. Suite 400, Randolph, Mass. 02368.

Reardon, John J. “Jack”, of Marshfield, formerly of Dorchester, after a courageous battle with brain cancer, March 25. Beloved husband of 42 years of Ann-Marie (Gibbons). Devoted father of Michael T. of RI, Brian P. of Kingston and David J. Reardon of Pembroke. Dear son of the late John P. & Catherine L. (Clifford) Reardon. Loving son-in-lawof Bernard T. & Helen T. (Boushell) Gibbons. Cherished grampy & papa of Samantha, McKenna, Mason, Reese, Julia, Noah, Owen and Payton Reardon. Brother of Kathleen Gregorio and her husband Louis. Also survived by his loyal and devoted friends and his canine companion Brandy. Funeral Mass at St. Christine Church, 1295 Main St., Marshfield, Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting omitted. Interment private. Jack was a remarkable man who faced all of life’s challenges with courage and a smile. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the South Shore, 100 Bay State Drive, Braintree, MA 02184.

Kuhn, Kathleen M., of Weymouth, formerly of Braintree & Chicago. Devoted daughter of the late Albert J. & Mary (Murphy) Kuhn. Devoted sister of Albert J. & his wife Joan of Hanover, Leonard P. & his wife Judith of Natick and John P. Kuhn of Quincy. Loving aunt of David M. & Diane E. Kuhn, both of CO, Andrew & his wife Jennifer of Maynard, Elizabeth Kuhn of Natick and great aunt of Abigail & Patrick. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Family will receive relatives & friends at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 9 to 10 AM prior to the Mass. Former employee of AT & T, Chicago & MA and of Walmart, Weymouth. Graduate of Bridgewater State College. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, NY, NY 10163-4777.

Egan, Margaret J. “Rita” (McDonough), age 91, of Dorchester, formerly of Ireland, March 27. Beloved wife of the late Frank B. Devoted mother of Kathleen A. Conroy & her husband, Kevin of Pembroke & the late Brendan Egan. Loving grandmother of Kaela, Kristen & Kevin T. Conroy. Sister of Frank of Sandwich & FL and Gabriel McDonough of J.P., Teresa Healy of Ireland and the late Molly Murphy, Thomas, Bernard, Robert, John, James, Harry & Patrick McDonough. Funeral Mass at St. Brendan Church, Dorchester Tues. morning at 10. Visiting  hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8pm. Interment in Mt. Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury. Former Owner of the Dolphin Motel, Yarmouth. Rita was a caring, fun loving woman, always ready to offer her support, hospitality or a “cup of tea’, especially to those newcomers to the U.S.

Messina, Angelo, formerly of Quincy, of Somerville, March 27. Beloved son of the late Vincent & Frances (Blanco) Messina. Devoted brother of Michele F. Foster & her husband, Jim of Milton, Rose Foss of Beverly, Josephine L. Kubilus & her husband, Ron of Watertown, Theresa F. Messina of Beverly and the late Vincent Messina, Jr. Brother-in-law of the late Fred Foss. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Family will receive relatives & friends at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sat. morning from 9 to 10, followed by a Funeral Service at 10 AM. Interment in St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale. Retired Auto Mechanic. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Brazil, Regina (DeSimone), of Braintree, formerly of Cambridge, March 23. Beloved wife of the late George. Devoted mother of Patricia L. Crump & her husband Joseph of Braintree, George Brazil, Jr. & his wife Jody of Weymouth and Eugene Brazil and his wife Judith of Braintree. Cherished grandmother of Nicholas & Rachael Brazil. Sister of the late Ida Neal, Nicholas, Joseph & Sarah DeSimone. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth, Wed. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas  Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Marge Crispin Social Services Center, 74 Pond St., Braintree, MA 02184.

Hanwell, Ann T. (Doherty), of Milton, Cotuit & West Palm Beach, March 21. Beloved wife of Albert F. Devoted mother of Rev. John J. Hanwell, S.J. of Fairfield, CT, Neil F. Hanwell & his wife Kathleen of Milton, Ann Therese Doyle & her husband Terrence of Hanover, and Kevin A. Hanwell & his wife Cathleen of No. Attleboro. Cherished grandmother of Timothy & William Doyle, Sean, Andrew, Mitchell, Robert, & Emma Hanwell. Loving sister of Helen Lee of Centerville, Mary Pipia of Quincy, Claire Stanton of Braintree, Catherine Donovan of Dorchester, Frances O’Toole of Milton, Neil of Marshfield, Bernard of Quincy, Paul of NC & the late Edward Doherty. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Mon. at 12 noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Retired Kindergarten Teacher of the Boston Public Schools at both The Minot and Murphy Schools, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to The Society of Jesus of New England, P.O. Box 9199, Watertown, MA 02471. 

Dyer, Mary Cecilia Agnes MacVarish passed away after a long illness Saturday, March 16. Mary was loving wife to Dick Dyer, cherished mother to Sara Dyer, and proud daughter of John MacVarish and his late wife Helen. Mary was loving triplet to Jayne and Francis “B” MacVarish and their spouses Brent Goddard and Terry MacVarish, and sibling to six more brothers and sisters and spouses: Kathleen and Marshall Ottina, John and Liz MacVarish, Anne MacVarish, Tommy and Paula MacVarish, Jimmy and Kathleen MacVarish, and Helen and Brian McCune. Mary was beloved aunt and great-aunt to: Kathleen and Chris; goddaughter Julie, Bill, Liana, Benjamin, and Emma; Lisa, Eric, Scarlett, and Grayson; Michelle, PJ, and Melanie; Elise, Steve, JP, and Noa; Heather, Jesse, and Autumn; Christopher, Kaitlin, Tia, Ari, and Kellan; John; godson James; Marshall, Shauna, and Thomas; Stephen, Ashley, Gavin, Colin, and Kiera; Dan; Matthew; Katie; Christine; goddaughter Allison; Jake; Brendan. Mary was a loving aunt and sister-in-law to husband Dick’s family. She was also a faithful friend to many. A long-time resident of Milton and Boston, Mary, her eight siblings, and family members generated much fodder for great storytelling and memories throughout the years. Mary was a 1977 graduate of Emmanuel College. Mary had the biggest, most luminous, and generous spirit and heart. From care packages and birthday cards to attending ball games and dance recitals, she unfailingly showed her love to her family and friends through both actions and words. An accomplished runner and supporter of the troops, among other marathons and races, Mary completed the Marine Corp Marathon in DC 4 times. A staff member of the Milton Collector’s Office for many years, Mary brought joy and laughter to her customers every day. It is true that big things come in small packages. Mary was a bright light in the hearts and lives of many. Shine on, Mary, and rest in peace. We love you always and keep you in our prayers. We invite you to celebrate Mary’s life at St Agatha’s Church, Milton MA on Saturday at 10:30 AM. Visiting omitted. Interment private.

Amrhein, Nancy L.  of Quincy March 14, 2013. Beloved wife of Donald Ferrara. Loving mother of Brian & Michael Ferrara.  Sister of Ellen Amrhein and her husband Larry Belcamino of Hingham. Daughter of the late Guy & Barbara Amrhein.  Dedicated first grade teacher at Chandler School in Duxbury. Loved golf, the ocean, laughing, smiling, & being with her friends and family. A funeral mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church 386 Hancock Street Quincy on Tuesday March 19 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours in the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite St Milton on Monday from 4:00 - 8:00 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Nancy to support cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.

Reale, Claire T. (Bailey) of Milton, March 11. Beloved wife of the late Salvatore F. “Sal”.  Devoted mother of Dennis F. Reale of Quincy, Deborah T. Oakley of Holbrook, William J., Joseph A., both of NH and Robert A. Reale of Braintree and Cheryl Antoniewicz of Milton. Sister of Helen Shaughnessy of So. Boston and the late Marion Lukash, Margaret Garvey, William, Edward and Arnold Bailey. Grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 4 to 8 PM.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Saturday at 11 AM. Claire was devoted to her family and loved spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Retired 20 year employee of Mass Mailers, South Boston. “Don’t say goodbye. Just say so long.” Interment Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests a memorial donation in her name to the Milton Cemetery Gift Fund, Veteran’s Memorial, 211 Centre St., Milton 02186. 

McWade, Charlotte M. (Crowell) of Milton, March 11.  Beloved wife of 50 years of Allen R. McWade. Devoted mother of Ralph A. McWade, II of Plymouth & his fiancé, Diana Justis of CA, and Bonnie A. McWade-Furtado & her husband Philip of Pepperell. Loving grandmother of Alicia A. Holmes of Plymouth & her great grandchild, Calieb A. Holmes of Plymouth.  Sister of Douglas Blades of Canada, Wilson Blades of TX, Jane Smith of CA, Lucy Walborn of AZ, Lee Crowell of Springfield, MA & Mary Piazza Nester of VA. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Friday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115.

Neagle, Francis X., age 96, of Milton, formerly of Mattapan, March 8. Beloved husband of the late Alice L. (Driscoll). Devoted father of Bernadette N. Golas & her husband, Steven P. of Plymouth, Gregory J. Neagle of Charlestown & Veronica A. Lavache & her husband, Victor C. of Dorchester. Cherished grandfather of 5 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Loving brother of the late Agnes Sorensen, Rosemary Wenzler, John, Richard, Charles, Helen & Josephine Neagle. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Funeral Mass at St. Brendan Church, Dorchester, Tues. morning at 10. Retired employee of Henry Jenkins Co., Mattapan and A.P.A. Trucking Co., Canton. Late member of Teamsters Local # 25. Former member of Mattapan Council, K. of C. and Chittick Council, K. of C., Hyde Park. WW II Army Airs Corps veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Children’s Hospital Development Office, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215. 

Malmberg, Mary C., of Milton, Feb. 22. Devoted sister of Jenny M. Gilmore of Milton and the late Richard A. Malmberg. Loving aunt of Marybeth, Deborah & James Gilmore all of Milton.   Great aunt of Richard & David Gilmore. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs., 8:30 to 9:30 am prior to Mass. Retired Law Librarian of United Fruit Co., Boston. Founder of The Society of Divine Attributes.

Evangelista, Mae (Thomas) of  Milton, formerly of Campbell, OH, passed away peacefully, in the company of her loving family, on Saturday, February 23, 2013. A supportive and loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Mrs. Evangelista was a former RENEW Counselor for the American Cancer Society and a late member of Cunningham Women’s Bowling League. The beloved wife of the late Anthony V. Evangelista, she is survived by her devoted children; Dr. Anthony Evangelista & his wife, Jackie of OH, his twin daughters; Francesca Santoro & her husband, Michael of NJ, and Gloria Evangelista of PA, her cherished grandchildren; Anthony of CA, Elizabeth & her husband, Donald of OH, Joshua of MA, Zachary of CA, & Taylor of NY and her loving brother, Alfred D. Thomas of Milton. She was the sister of the late Frances M. Nassar, Marie B. Azer, Alexander F., Edward W., Thomas R., and George J. Thomas. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Wed. at 11. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 3 to 7 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Brook Rd., Milton 02186.  

Sablon, Adancius, age 90, of Randolph, Feb. 21. Beloved husband of Angele Rite (Dolne). Devoted father of Carol Frank of NY, Mario Sablon of Winthrop, Remy Sablon of Stoughton and Sheila DeCastro of Foxborough. Also survived by many grandchildren & great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Bernadette Church, Randolph, Mon. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sat. 2 to 6 PM. Interment in Haiti. Retired employee of Beth Israel Hospital. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to VNA Care Network &  Hospice, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, MA 01608.

Mulhern, Martin A., of Milton, Feb. 23. Beloved husband of the late Marie A. (Lyons). Devoted father of Donna ElAlami of IN & Thomas Mulhern of Brookline. Loving grandfather of Ahmed ElAlami of Boston. Brother of James Mulhern of CA & the late Thomas, John, and Joseph Mulhern..  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. morning at noon. Visiting hr. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 10:30 to 11:30am prior to Mass. Ret. employee of The Boston Globe. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118

Reale,  Salvatore F. “Sal”,  of Milton, formerly of So. Boston, Feb. 20.  Beloved husband of Claire T. (Bailey); devoted father of Dennis F. Reale of Quincy, Deborah T. Oakley of Holbrook, William J. and Joseph A., both of  NH, and Robert A. Reale of Braintree and Cheryl Antoniewicz of Milton, Brother of Frank Reale of So. Boston, Mildred Corkren of Halifax, the late Josephine Tassi, Angela Gallo, Rose Guaragna and Anthony Reale. Grandfather of 16 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Sal retired from The Prudential Insurance Co., was a former member of  the Castle Island Assn., American Legion Post #114, a former choir and lector at St. Agatha Church and a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy Seabees, WWII era. His voice has been silenced, but his songs and stories will never leave us.  Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton  Mon. 4-8pm. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests a memorial donation in his name to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St. Boston, MA 02108, or visit www.nechv.org.      

Sullivan, Robert A., of Quincy, unexpectedly at home, Feb. 15. Beloved son of the late Thomas W. Sr. & Marie T. (Sinnott) Sullivan. Devoted brother of Eileen S. Federico & her husband, Paul J., Phyllis M. Price & her husband D. Jeffrey, all of Braintree and the late Maria T. & Thomas W., Sullivan, Jr. Loving uncle of Thomas W., III of Marshfield & Michael P. Sullivan of Quincy, Marie B., Francesca E., P. Thomas & Robert Jake Federico, Daniel J., Maeghan M. & Robert T. Price, all of Braintree. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of the Boston Globe & Teamsters Local # 259. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.org, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

 Pircio, Mary A. (Salvoni), of Dedham & Falmouth, formerly of Mansfield, Feb. 7. Devoted mother of Sara P. Townsend & her husband Scott of Boston and Laura M. Pircio & her fiancée Alex Savioli of Oakdale, CT. Loving grandmother of Grayson Townsend. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph & Mary (Persico) Salvoni. Sister of Sante Salvoni of AZ and the late Frank Salvoni. Former wife of John F. Pircio of Chelsea. Loved and cared for by many relatives & friends. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, Dedham, Tues., Feb. 12 at 11AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon., Feb. 11 from 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. Former employee of Bloomingdale’s Dept. Store. Graduate of Burdett Jr. College. Mary loved Chappy Beach, Falmouth. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. www.pancan.org

 

Larner, Richard B., of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, unexpectedly, Feb. 1. Devoted brother of Lawrence W. Larner of Milton, Joan L. Yasi of Dennis, Janice L. Edwards of AK, Emily M. Varina of ME and the late Thomas F., Mary A., & Barbara J. Larner. Brother-in-law of Joanne M. Larner of Milton. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Tues. morning at 11:30. Visiting hours Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of U.S. Postal Service. Late member of Teamsters Local #25 and Building Wreckers Union Local #1421. U.S. Korean War Marine Corps. veteran. Lifetime member of The Marine Corps. League. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to My Brother’s Keeper, P.O. Box 338, No. Easton, MA 02356-0338. Interment MA National Cemetery – Bourne, Tues. at 2:45 PM. 

O’Malley, Michael F. Jr., formerly of Milton, of Winthrop, suddenly, Jan.30. Devoted father of  Kristen M. Lieberth & her husband, Joe, of Naples, Fl. Loving grandfather of Michael & Carmen Lieberth. Beloved son of the late Michael F. & Anne ( Lynch) O’Malley.  Brother of David J. O’Malley of Salem, Anne M. Reeder of IL, Catherine E. Hastedt of VA & the late Robert M. O’Malley. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 2 to 5pm. Ret. Ins. Coordinator for Royal Globe, Ins. &  longtime employee of Suffolk Downs. Former member of the Winthrop Elks & Winthrop Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Vance J. Jutras passed away suddenly at home on Jan 29. He was born in Manchester, NH on July 4, 1946, the son of Emile & Isabelle (Goss) Jutras. Brother of Pauline Bouchard of Goffstown, NH, Michael Jutras & his wife, Carmen, of Bedford, NH & Francis J. Jutras of  Manchester, NH. Uncle of Marc Paquette & Lisa Hennessey & her husband, T.J. and grand uncle of Brayden Michael Hennessey. He was an associate of Auto Tire & Services, Inc. for many years where he called home. Vance was an avid dog lover & enjoyed time with his family in NH. A private family service will be held at a future date. Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Concord S.P.C.A., 130 Washington  St., Penacook, NH 03303. 

Sullivan, Jean N. (Walsh) of Plymouth January 27. Loving wife of James M. Sullivan. Beloved daughter of Richard & Jean (Egan) Walsh of South Boston.  Devoted mother of James Sullivan & his wife Bettina of Lakeville, Christine & Jenna Sullivan both of Brockton, & Brian R. Sullivan and Jordan Walsh both of Plymouth.  Sister of Margaret Walsh of South Boston, Richard Walsh of Waltham & Linda Walsh of Brockton.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. Services omitted. Interment private.

Ramasco, Caroline E., age 91, of Milton, at the Colonial Nursing Home, Weymouth after a period of failing health. Devoted daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary (Bowen) Ramasco. Loving sister of the late John Ramasco & Helen Drudi. Also survived by two nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 8:30 to 9:30, prior to Mass. She was a long time employee of the Boston Globe, and resided in Milton for 50 years. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to your favorite charity.

Daly, John J., age 85, of Milton, Jan. 27. Beloved husband of 65 years of the late Doris G. (Mullen). Devoted father of Kathleen A. Lawlor & John J. Daly, Jr. & his wife Debra, all of IN, Joan D. Maloney & her husband David of CT, William G. Daly & his wife Jane and Janet D. Tierney & her husband William, all of Milton. Brother of the late Denis, James, Joseph, Kay & Marie. Grandfather of 14 loving grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed., 4 to 7 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery. Ret. President & Owner of J.J. Daly, Inc. & John J. Daly, Inc. Former member of Board of Governors and 40 yr. member & Pres. Cup winner of the Charles River Country Club, former member of Board of Trustees of Milton Hospital & former member of Milton Hoosic Club & The Clover Club. WW II Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute at the Faulkner Hospital, 1153 Centre St., Boston, 02130.  

List, George A., of Milton, Jan. 26. Beloved husband of Alice J. (Tuohey). Devoted father of Elizabeth A. of Milton, Robert & his wife Teresa of TX and Stephen & his wife Debbie of Whitman. Cherished grandfather of Stephanie, Joseph, Matthew, Laura & Timothy and 6 great grandchildren. Brother of the late James List. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours Mon. 5 to 8 PM. Retired employee of Milton Water Dept. U.S. Army Korean War veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 247 No. Main St., Suite 400, Randolph, MA 02368.

Keady, Mairead M. (Kelly), of Milton, formerly of Ireland, Jan. 24. Beloved wife of the late Noel C. Devoted mother of Stephanie E. & her fiancé Sean Fitzgerald and Noel F. Keady, all of Milton. Grandmother of Quinn Ryan Fitzgerald. Loving daughter of Frank Kelly of Ireland and the late Mary (Ryan).  Dear sister of Martin & Michael Kelly and Trish Donnelly, all of Ireland, Fran Kelly–McCarthy of Buffalo, NY, and Collette Kelly-Mayne of London, England. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton. Fri., 4 to 8PM.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 9 AM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 02701.

Chute, Robert W., of Milton, unexpectedly Jan. 21. Beloved husband of Connie (Lindsey). Devoted brother of Linda Kippenberger & her husband David W. of Scituate. Loving uncle of Lauren & Bill Kippenberger. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 11 AM to 12:30 PM followed by a Graveside Service at MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Fri. at 2:15 PM. U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Assn. for Research, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. 

Rush, Frances P. of  Mattapan January 20.  Beloved daughter of the late Roger J. & Georgine B. (Watson) Rush.  Devoted sister of the late Anne Marie Hinton.  Dear friend and fiancé of the late David Robison.  Also survived by loving nieces and nephews.  Family will receive relatives and friends Thursday morning from 9:30 to 11 AM at St. Angela Merici Church, Mattapan, followed by a Funeral Mass Thursday at 11.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Angels Merici Church, 1548 Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan, MA 02126. 

Clancy, Katherine A. (Combinas) passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013, her lovingfamily by her side. Born in Boston 95 years ago, Katherine was a former resident of Dorchester and has lived in Quincy for over 62 years. She was educated in the Boston schools, a graduate of Boston Business School and was 32 year Secretary for the General Service Administration of the Federal Government. She retired in 1974.  She enjoyed her vacations on Cape Cod, talking politics and was an avid reader. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. and the devoted mother of Peter E. Clancy (ret. Q.P.D.) and his wife, Mary B. and the late Paul J. Clancy.  Sister of the late Penny Lapitz, Helen Forbes, Georgia Stavros and Charles Combinas. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday morning at 9:00 to 11:00 concluding with a Funeral Service. Relatives  and friends respectfully invited. Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.  

Lynch, Marion R. (Moran) of Milton, suddenly, Jan 19. Beloved wife for 56 years to Bernard J. Lynch, III. Loving mother of Bernard & his wife Ellenmarie. Devoted Nana to Michael, Matthew, Christopher & Connor Lynch, all of Milton. Sister of Lillian White of Milton. Dear Aunt of Laura LaRochelle, Mark Woodward, Katie Schmidt and the late Jennifer Schmidt. Dear sister-in-law of Donna Lynch & her husband George Stamos of NH and Michael Lynch & his wife Sandra of TX. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton  Wed. morning at 11. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Family will receive relatives and friends at 34 Milton Hill Rd. following the interment at Milton Cemetery until 7 PM. Visiting hours omitted. Late member of political & charitable organizations, both within and outside of Milton.  Past Pres. of The Proparvilus Club of Boston. Former Town meeting member and a Founding Member and Board Member of Milton Access Television. Former employee of the Trustees of Reservation of MA and Milton Visiting Nurses. A wonderful wife, mother, nana, aunt and friend. We will miss Marion dearly. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Milton Development Fund, 199 Reedsdale Rd., Milton, MA 02186 or Mass General Hospital Development Office, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114.

Kelley, Geraldine T. “Jerry” (Bates), of Milton & Naples, FL, formerly of Dorchester, Jan. 18. Beloved wife of the late Gerald F. “Jerry”. Daughter of the late Ellen & Lawrence Bates. Devoted mother of Donna Finneran & her husband Thomas of Mattapan, Maryann “Sissy” Kelley of Milton, Henry D. & his wife Dorothy of Dorchester, Gerald F., Jr. of Milton, Nancy Walsh & her husband John, and Eileen Bickford & her husband Donald, all of Braintree. Loving “Nana” of Stephen, Kelley, Shannon, John, James, Jessica, Joseph, Hope, Molly, Bridget & Donny and 9 cherished great grandchildren. Sister of the late Mary Teti, Andrew, Lawrence, William & Gerald Bates. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Former employee of the M.B.T.A. Credit Union. All donations may be made to Massachusetts Alzheimers Disease Research Center at Mass General Hospital, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114.

Donnelly, Grace Evangeline (Russell), age 78, peacefully with her family at her side, Jan. 19. Devoted mother of Albert F. of Attleboro, Mark S. of Milton, Deborah L. Carvalho of RI, Thomas  W. of Norton and Timothy E. Donnelly of Hanson. Sister of June Amy St. Croix of OH, Joseph S. Russell of CA and the late Catherine A. Bolyog. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, one great granddaughter and numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Former switchboard operator of South Shore Mental Health Center, Quincy. Retired employee of Raytheon & Caritas Christi. 

Higgins, Agnes (Byrne)  passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2013. Born in Boston & a lifelong Milton resident, Mrs. Higgins was a retired Secretary of the Milton Public Schools. The beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Higgins, she is survived by her devoted sisters & brother; Eileen Byrne of Milton, Mary Collins of E. Falmouth and Richard & his wife Carol of Holbrook, her sisters-in-law, Yvonne Byrne of Templeton, Agnes Higgins & Ann Foley, both of So. Boston and many loving nieces & nephews. She was the sister of the late S. James Byrne. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Tues. at 10 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery.

Conlon, Lawrence “Larry”of Milton January 16. Formerly of Jamaica Plain.  Beloved husband, for 50 years, of Claire (Murphy).  Loving father of Katie of Milton, Patrick of Quincy, Maureen of Milton & Christine of Boston.  Son of the late Patrick & Teresa (Corcoran) Conlon.  Devoted brother of the late Rita McDevitt & Catherine Conlon.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Milton on Monday morning (Jan. 21) at 10.a.m.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Sunday 2-6 pm.  Interment Milton Cemetery. Larry worked for New England Telephone for 40 years and was a former member of the Knights of Columbus in Jamaica Plain.  Larry also served as a Milton Town Meeting Member for many years and was an active member of his former parish, St. Mary of the Hills Church in Milton. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations may be made in his memory to the Boston Visiting Nurses Assn.  500 Rutherford Ave Suite 101 Charlestown, MA 02129 

McCarron, Thomas L. formerly of Hyde Park, of Boston January 12.   Loving son of the late Theresa & John McCarron.  Beloved brother of Marie T. Lydon of Falmouth, Jane M. McCarron of E. Bridgewater, Daniel J. McCarron of NJ and the late Eileen L. Miller & John K. McCarron.  Also survived by several nieces & nephews.  Funeral mass at St. Elizabeth’s Church Milton Friday morning at 10:00 am.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Thursday 4-8 pm.  Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Randolph. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era.    Retired Administrative Assistant at Boston City Hall Retirement Board.  Donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. 

Aspessi, Dorothy R., of Quincy, Jan. 12, 2013. Beloved daughter of the late Chesar & Bertha (McClellan) Aspessi. Devoted sister of the late Joseph W., William C., and Francis L. Aspessi. Loving aunt of Joan M. Aspessi of Quincy. Funeral Mass at St. Angela Merici Church, Mattapan, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 9 to 10 am, prior to Mass. Retired employee of Wm. Filene’s Co., Bo 

McKay, Stella A. (Rogers) passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2013. Most recently a Braintree resident, Mrs. McKay was born in Boston and had lived in Dorchester for many years. The beloved wife of the late Elmer G. “Red” McKay, she is survived by her devoted children; Deborah Sturgeon, Donald & John, all of Braintree and Gary McKay of Upton, her loving sister & brother, Helen Cormican of Dorchester and Robert Rogers of Braintree and her 17 cherished grandchildren & 26 great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Larry & Daniel McKay and sister of the late Arthur & Walter Rogers. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Brendan Church, Dorchester, Thurs. at 10 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice Services of MA, 577 Main St., Wareham, MA 02571. 

Foley, Stephen F. of Milton, January 12, 2013.  Beloved husband of Janet M. (Andre).  Step-father of Deborah Jacques of Holbrook & David Andre of Melrose.  Grandfather of Dylan Andre & Carrietta & Harris Jacques.  Brother of Thomas Foley of LA & John Foley of Middleboro.  Funeral mass at St. Gregory Church Dorchester Wednesday morning at 10.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Tuesday 4-8 pm.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.   

William F. Joyce, age 96, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 11, 2013. A Milton resident, he was formerly from Roxbury, Quincy and Hampstead, NH. The  beloved husband of Helen A. (Greene), he is also survived by his devoted children; Eileen M. Samara & her husband, Tim of Holden, John P. Joyce & his wife, Mary of Westwood and Theresa J. Carmody & her husband, Jim of Milton, his brothers; Gerard of Milton and Eugene of Sandwich and 9 cherished grandchildren. He was the father of the late Francis W. Joyce and was predeceased by 10 brothers & sisters. Visiting is omitted. Interment private at MA National Cemetery, Bourne. WW II Army Air Corps veteran. Mr. Joyce served as a Cryptographic Technician in the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign and was a Bronze Star recipient. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Marian Manor, 130 Dorchester St., So. Boston, MA 02127 

Joseph Thomas McMann, Jr., Esq., passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2013. Born in Boston, he was formerly of Savin Hill and had resided in Milton for the past 40 years. Atty. McMann was a graduate of Cathedral H.S., B.U. and New Eng. School of Law. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a Ret. Juvenile Probation Officer of Boston Juvenile Court, the Founder & Pres. of Milton Youth Basketball League, a former President of Milton American Little League, and a former member of Milton Post. #114, A. L.  Atty. McMann was a longtime referee, umpire & and coach and had been inducted into the Milton H.S. Hall of Fame. The beloved husband of Cathie M. (Broderick) of Milton, he is survived by his devoted sons, Joseph T., III & his wife, Karen of Manhattan and Wayne A. McMann of Boston, his cherished granddaughters Madeline & Whitney and his loving sisters, Mary “Sutzie” Eldridge of Milton and Ann Marie Crooke of East Bridgewater. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.

Foster, David M. of Milton, formerly of Wollaston, suddenly, Jan. 8. Beloved son of the late Malcolm W. & Nistoss D. (Assaf) Foster. Brother of Malcolm W. & his wife Jean M. of Southborough & James F. Foster & his wife Carolyn of Quincy.  Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews.  Visiting hrs. omitted. Service & burial private. United States Postal employee. U.S. Army  Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701. 

Daly, Frederick J.,age 91, of Quincy,  Jan. 8. Beloved husband of the late Catherine R.(McDonough).  Devoted father of Frederick J. Daly, Jr & his wife Nancy of Braintree, Patrick M. Daly & his wife Cristina of Canton and Sharon Govoni & her husband George of  Marshfield. Loving grandfather of  Leah, Jana, Erin, Brian & Emily. Great grandfather of Alivia & Tessa. Brother of the late John Henry, William F. and Walter G. Daly, Eileen Lyons, Rose Dempsey and Mary Higginbottom. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 7pm. Ret. employee of J. F. White Construction Co., Newton. Life member of the IUOE, Local #4. WW II Army Veteran. Interment private at National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Tufts Medical Center Trust, Attn: Patient Care Fund, Box 231, 800 Washington St., Boston 02111.

Freeman, Madeline R. (Adler) of Milton, Jan. 2. Beloved wife of the late Edward P. Devoted mother of Jane K. McCarthy of CA, Madeline McCarthy & her husband, Brian of Hingham, Meg Toyias & her husband, Andrew, Matthew Freeman & his wife, Michelle, all of Milton and the late Edward P. Freeman, Jr. Cherished grandmother of David & Daniel McCarthy, Lily, Julia, Brian & Caroline McCarthy, Alex & Amy Toyias, Kate & John Freeman and 2 great grandchildren, Tristan & Kieran McCarthy. Oldest of 6 siblings. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Ret. employee of New. Eng. Tel. & Tel. Late member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Graduate of Dorchester High School for Girls. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Renaissance Gardens Programming at the Loft, 400 Linden Pond Way, Hingham, MA 02043

West, Marion (Sullivan), age 90, a 45 year resident of Milton, MA, entered into eternal rest on Dec. 31, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Herbert N. West.  Daughter of the late Margaret A. (Carroll) Sullivan & Michael A. Sullivan of Dorchester. Devoted mother of 5 sons, Richard C. West of Madison, WI, Lawrence H. West of Dracut, Matthew D. West of Plano, TX, Thomas E. West, Coventry, RI, Joseph A. West of Mansfield & 3 daughters, Patricia I. Northrup of Panama City Beach, FL, Evelyn M. West of Clearwater, FL, Susan L. West- Milani of Mansfield. Sister of Frances V. Smith of Quincy.  Also survived by 13 cherished grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 pm. Burial will be private in MA National Cemetery, Bourne. Graduate of Boston Girls Latin H.S., Class of 1939.  Former 25 year Librarian for the Town of Milton. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 No. Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

Wilkie, Lloyd E., age 91, of Milton, born in Nova Scotia, passed away, Dec. 30. Beloved husband of Mary R. (Sgroi). Devoted father of Stephen E. of Milton & Andrew F. Wilkie & his wife, Kimberley of PA. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Steven & Elisabeth Wilkie. Brother of the late Warren F. Wilkie. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Systems Analyst of Mitre Corp. Former employee of The Institute of Draper Labs at M.I.T. Graduate of M.I.T. -  B.S. & M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering, both in 1943. Also recipient of an M. S. in Electrical Engineering. Graduate of Rindge Tech. H.S., Cambridge. Ret. Pres. of So Shore Mental Health Assn. Founder of Scout Troop & Friday Night Bowling League for the Handicapped. Thirty year supporter of Milton H.S. Hockey program. Longtime active parishioner of St. Agatha Parish. WW II Air Force veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Milton High School Steve Wilkie Scholarship Fund, c/o Mike Collins, 12 Victory Ave., Milton, MA 02186. 

Collins, Michael F., of Milton, formerly of Drimoleague, Co. Cork, Ireland, suddenly, Dec. 30. Beloved husband of Irene (Murphy). Devoted father of Michael Collins of Boston, Denise Shea & her husband Edwin of Shrewsbury, Joseph Collins & his wife Maureen of Mansfield, Lorraine MacLaine & her husband Brian of N. Easton, Michele McNichols & her husband William of Norton and Colleen Jenkins & her husband Scott of Mansfield. Loving grandfather of Tara, Edwin, Colin & Kayla Shea, Joseph, Jason & Jared Collins, Andrew, Dennis, Nora & Julia MacLaine, Michael & Sean McNichols and Emily, Christopher & Coleman Jenkins. Cherished uncle to many nieces & nephews, home & abroad. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed., 4 to 8 PM. Retired Heating & Venting Supervisor of M.I.T., Cambridge. Late longtime employee of Carney Hospital. Longtime usher of St. Mary’s Church. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Mary of the Hills Church, 29 St. Mary’s Rd., Milton, MA 02186.

Doten, Harry W. “Buzz”, age 65, of Milton, suddenly Dec. 31. Beloved husband of Mildred E. (Sullivan). Dear son of Ethel (Johnson) Doten of Wilbraham & the late Harry W. Doten. Devoted father of Alexander S. Doten of Milton. Loving brother of William Doten of West Springfield, Elizabeth Mastrangelo of Wilbraham and the late Christopher Doten. Survived by many loving nieces & nephews. U.S. Navy veteran. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. morning at 11. Visiting hours Tues. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made The Milton Animal League, 181 Gov. Stoughton Lane, Milton, MA 02186. Interment MA National Cemetery-Bourne, Wed., Jan. 2 at 2:30 PM.

Russell, Alice L. (Kenney), 88, a longtime Milton resident, died Thurs., December 27, 2012. Alice leaves behind her beloved husband, of 65 years Richard H. Russell Jr. and her children; Karen (Russell) & Edward Tompkins, of West Palm Beach FL, Lynne Russell of Milton, Richard H. Russell, III & Jean Russell of Bridgewater, and Adam & Rose Russell of Dorchester. Cherished grandmother of Gina Baran, Amanda & Lauren Russell, and Erica & Jordan Russell. Sister of Lillian Donahue and Ivan Kenney and the late Theodore Kenney, Nalida Nickerson, John ‘Willy’ Kenney, Charles Kenney, and Phillip Kenney. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. morning 9:30 to 11, followed by a Funeral Service at 11. Interment Milton Cemetery. A Milton High graduate and Secretary of her Class of 1943, Alice was an avid tennis player at Braintree Tennis Club, and former member of Milton Woman’s Club. In her spare time she enjoyed boating and animals. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made Alzheimer’s Research Association 480 Pleasant Street. Watertown, MA 02472  

Hayner, Dorothy L. (Murphy), of Wakefield, formerly of Stoughton, Dec. 25. Beloved wife of the late Gordon S. Mother of Gordon S. Hayner & the late Dorrie Hayner. Sister of Mary E. Sweeney of Dorchester, Francis Murphy of Dedham, Eleanor Powers of ME and the late Margaret Kelly, Thomas, Paul, Richard, and Daniel Murphy. Also survived by 2 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Monday morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 9 to 10:30, prior to Mass. Retired Registered Nurse of South Shore Hospital, Weymouth. Late member of MA Nurses Assn. Reiki Master. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Activities Department at Greenwood Nursing & Rehabiliation, 90 Greenwood St., Wakefield, MA 01880. Interment National Cemetery, Bourne, MA, Mon, Dec. 31 at 2:30 PM.

Joyce, Dorothy A., of Quincy, Dec. 23. Devoted sister of Marie Brewster of FL and the late M. Patricia Gallagher, Mary Cannon, Joseph, William, Robert and Thomas Joyce. Sister-in-law of Janice Joyce of Medford & Joanne Joyce of Weymouth. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of The Gillette Co. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Red Cross, 139 Main St., Cambridge, MA 02142 

Dichio, Pasquale A. “Pat”, age 90, of Quincy, Dec. 23. Beloved husband of the late Mary E. (Dinn). Devoted stepfather of Robert Childs & his wife Donna of Reading and Scott Childs & his wife Kathy of Nashua, NH. Cherished grandfather of Robert, Christopher, Kelly & Amy Childs, Jessica Teixeira, Samantha BelBruno and 10 loving great grandchildren. Brother of Nancy Molino & Salvatore Dichio, both of FL and the late Ellen Di Ieso & Lucille MacDonnell. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, 115 Crescent St., Quincy, Fri. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired self-employed accountant, Stoughton. Former accountant of N.H.D. Stores. Longtime active parishioner of St. Mary Church. WW II Navy veteran

Camorali, Philip P., of Milton, unexpectedly, Dec. 16. Beloved son of the late Joseph L. and Helene A. (Stanton) Camorali. Devoted brother of the late Francis X. Camorali. Loving nephew of Louis Camorali of Abington, Robert Hoyt of Quincy and the late Alfred Camorali & Mary Hoyt. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7PM.  

Callahan, Erna Jane, age 86, formerly of Milton, of Littleton, Dec. 13. Beloved daughter of the late Thomas J. (ret. M.P.D.) and Eveline (Milch) Callahan. Devoted sister of Joanne L. Williams & her husband Philip R. of OH and the late Robert Callahan. Survived by loving nieces and nephews. Former School Teacher. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 8:30 to 9:30, prior to Mass.  

Melaugh, George J., age 93, of Milton December 10.  Loving husband of the late Catherine (Reardon).  Devoted father of Janet M. Doyle of Milton & the late Robert J. Melaugh.  Brother of the late Francis & Edward Melaugh.  Also survived by 4 loving grandchildren & 1 great granddaughter.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Friday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 9 to 10 AM, prior to Mass.  Retired Computer Systems Analyst at Boston Naval Shipyard.  English High graduate (1937) & member of Athletic Hall of Fame for Track & Football.  WWII Navy veteran.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Renovation Fund, 432 Adams St., Milton 02186

Coughlin, Barbara A. (High), of Milton, Dec. 9. Beloved wife of the late Robert F. Devoted mother of Shaun R. Coughlin & his wife, Janet of CA & the late Susan M. Coughlin-MacLaughlin. Loving grandmother of Shevaun Roper of Braintree, Zachary MacLaughlin of Milton, and Sarah, Laura & Anna Coughlin of CA. Great grandmother of Matthew Roper. Cousin of Joan McKinnon of Milton. Mother-in-law of Thomas MacLaughlin of Milton. Also survived by her cherished dog, Dulci. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of Hills Church, Milton Saturday 10AM. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 4-8PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701.   

Osgood, Margaret A., age 101, peacefully at home, Dec. 4. Devoted daughter of the late Frederick H. & Elizabeth (MacArthur) Osgood. Dear sister of the late Esther Osgood. Cousin of Geoffrey H. Osgood & his wife Carolyn of Monson, Patricia Goodwin of Londonderry, NH, John Osgood of Phoenix, AZ, Joyce MacArthur of West Roxbury and Arthur MacArthur of Waynesboro, PA. A visiting hour will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. morning from 10 to 11AM, closing with a Funeral Service at 11. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Retired Librarian of Milton Academy. Credited for her diligent work assisting students in their academic endeavors and promoting the growth and success of The Academy’s Library Program. Graduate of Milton Academy and Radcliffe College, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Milton Animal League, 181 Gov. Stoughton Lane, Milton, MA 02186.

Sullivan, Kevin J., went home to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. Born in Boston, he grew up in Jamaica Plain and lived in Mattapan prior to his move to Braintree 32 years ago. Mr. Sullivan was a retired employee of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a U.S. Army veteran. Son of the late Timothy and Kathleen (Marren) Sullivan, he is survived by his beloved wife Claire (Johnson) of Braintree, his devoted children; Karen McGunnigal & her husband Stephen of Norwell, Kathleen Kiley & her husband John, Clairemarie Hunter & her husband Robert, all of Bridgewater, Christine Lundquist & her husband Thomas of Yarmouthport and Carleen Sullivan of Taunton, his cherished grandchildren; Christine, Stephen & Mary McGunnigal, Elizabeth & Marie Kiley, Emily Hunter and Kristina, Kelly  & Kevin Lundquist, his sister Marion Rogantino of Quincy, his brothers, John & his wife Michele of Jamaica Plain and Thomas Sullivan of FL and his sister-in-law Cecelia Sullivan of Quincy. He was the brother of the late Joseph Sullivan & brother-in-law of the late Andrew Rogantino. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth Tuesday at 9:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday  4 to 8 PM. Interment in MA National Cemetery – Bourne, Tuesday at 12:30 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Monastery of St. Clare, 920 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Magaw, Ann Wilder (Gaughan), of Milton passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Dec. 5, 2012. Ann was born in Dorchester to the late Nora and Thomas Gaughan on February 10, 1937. She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Charles and her devoted daughters Patricia A. Wilder of Falmouth and Barbara J. Lohmar of Weymouth. Also survived by her adored grandchildren; Frank of Falmouth and Brian Kenneth and Lauren Nora-Ann of Weymouth, her sister Barbara of NY and by her faithful Labrador companion, Shadow. Ann was pre-deceased by her husband Kenneth Wilder who died in 1967. Ann worked first at Dorchester Court and then for many years as Head Procedures Clerk at the Housing Court, City of Boston division, where she was the recipient of the Trial Court Employee Excellence Award. After her retirement Ann continued to work earnestly and joyously on her life long interests. Ann was a bright and radiant force in the lives of all who knew her. At Ann’s request there will be no visiting hours. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Monday at 12 noon. Interment will follow immediately at Blue Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dr. Basilico Heart Fund at New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker St., Boston, MA 02115, where Ann received a gold standard of care on 4 East. For guest book please refer to Legacy.com        

McKeon, Patricia A., of Dorchester, formerly of Quincy, suddenly, Dec. 3.  Cherished daughter of the late Patrick McKeon & Victoria A. Podolske. Devoted mother of David Vigue of Michigan, Lisa Faccadio Dornstadter (U.S.Army Sgt.) of Alaska, Joseph Faccadio and Tina (Faccadio) Jorner, both of Kentucky and & the late Edward Vigue. Dear sister of Eleanor A. Kelley & Sandra Collins, both of Quincy, Thomas B. McKeon of Weymouth, William A. Barkowsky (B.P.D.) of  Hanover, Rosemary A. Trujillo of Colorado & the late Gerald A. McKeon & Lois A. Smith. Also survived by 9 loving grandchildren and her Goddaughter, Cheryl Kelley Powers. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, No. Quincy  Mon. morning at 11:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Interment is private. 

Flynn, Helen C. (Long), of Milton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Born in Boston, she grew up in Jamaica Plain and lived in Brockton and Sandwich prior to her move to Milton 7 years ago. Mrs. Flynn was a former employee of The United Way at The Neighborhood House, Jamaica Plain. The beloved wife of the late Daniel B. Flynn, she is survived by her devoted children; Arthur L. & his wife Jeanne of Bourne, Edward G. & his wife Susan of Sandwich, Clifford C. & his wife MaryBeth of Milton, Paulette M. of Quincy, her daughter-in-law, Virginia Flynn of Milton, 9 cherished grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Daniel B. Flynn, Jr. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 1 to 4 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made Hancock Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Activities Fund, 164 Parkingway, Quincy, MA 02169.

Maguire, Michael D., formerly a longtime Milton resident, of Quincy, Dec. 1. Husband of Marie P. (Morris). Devoted father of Kristin M. O’Brien of Milton, Peggy A. Maguire of Quincy, Michael D. Maguire of Billerica and Danielle M. Maguire of Boston. Brother of James S. Maguire of NJ. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed., 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of Mass Turnpike Authority and the M.B.T.A. Late member of Local # 589. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 247 N. Main St., Randolph, MA 02368. 

McLaughlin, William K.(Ret. M.F.D.)(Asst. High Sec.-Treas. C.A.O.F.) of Milton, Nov. 25. Beloved husband of Patricia A. (Brooks). Devoted & dedicated father of Patricia A. Scanlan of Dennis, Mary F. Weir of Kingston and John P. McLaughlin, Esq. (former ADA Plymouth County) of Holbrook. Cherished grandfather of Erin Marie, John “Bud”, Molly M., Nicholas P. and Declan P. Loving brother of John P. McLaughlin Jr., of Hanson. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. at 12 noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 10 to 11:30 AM, prior to Mass. Retired 37 year Milton Firefighter. Late Assistant High Secretary -Treasurer of C.A.O.F., a 53 year employment. Past Pres. and late member of Milton Fire Relief Assn. Late member of Milton Firefighters Union Local #1116. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Milton Fire Relief Assn., 515 Canton Ave., Milton, MA 02186. 

Kane, Catherine A., of Watertown, formerly of Co. Galway, Ireland, unexpectedly, Nov. 23. Devoted sister of Maureen Russell of Quincy, Bridget Picard of Waltham, Julia Cacciola of NY, Matty Kane & Michael John Kane of England, Patrick, Frank, Vincent & Joseph Kane and Tina Donoghue & Monica Lydon, all of Ireland. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 9 to 10 AM, prior to the Mass. Retired employee of Cambridge Gas & Light Co. 

Brickley, Catherine V. “Kay”(Gallivan), age 97, of Milton, Nov. 18. Beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Devoted mother of the late Elinor M. Leahy. Loving grandmother of Nicholas, Julia and Andrew Leahy. Mother-in-law of John Leahy of Milton. Sister of James “Frank” Gallivan and Winifred McAuliffe, both of VA, Richard & Stephen Gallivan, both of FL, Mary Renner of Hingham, Eileen Antaya of Duxbury and the late Rita McDonald and Veronica Koelsch. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours and interment private. Former employee of Milton Academy Book Store. Longtime active parishioner of St. Agatha Parish. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Hoey, Joan M. (Trayers), of Canton, Nov. 23. Beloved wife of Frederick W. Devoted mother of Christine M. DeMatteo & her husband, Martin J. Jr. of Milton, and Erin B. McIntyre & her husband, Charles R. of NH. Cherished grandmother of Thomas, Stephen & Michael DeMatteo and Connor & Seamus McIntyre. Loving stepgrandmother of Olivia DeMatteo. Sister of Barbara Sullivan of Manchester-by-the-sea. Funeral Mass at St. Gerard Majella Church, 1860 Washington St., Canton, Tues. morning at 10. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours private. Retired employee of Verizon. Longtime active member of St. Gerard Majella Church. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

McGourty, John Joseph, 88, of Milton, Scituate, & Naples, FL, peacefully, Nov. 18, his loving family at his side. Beloved husband, of 63 years, of Greta (Greer). Devoted  father of Sharon Giampietro & her husband Joe of WA, Susan Braccio & her husband Joe of CT, John McGourty & his wife Suzanne of Westborough and Eddie McGourty & his wife Marcy of Milton. Loving brother of Rita Walsh & the late, Kay, Mary, Frank & Hughie. Brother-in-law of Marilyn McGourty. Also survived by 14 cherished grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. (9PM???). Retired Teacher & former Asst. Superintendant of the Boston Public Schools. Graduate of Boston College. Earned Master & Doctoral degrees in education. WWII Army veteran, member of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). A gifted athlete and singer; he played the piano by ear, enjoyed life & possessed a wonderful sense of humor. His easy demeanor was a comfort to all & his extraordinary way of loving brought a life filled with treasured close relationships to his family and friends. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.  

Villa, Brenda D. (Welch) of Quincy Nov. 19.  Beloved wife of Robert.  Loving mother of Erin Frances & Jillian Patrice Flaherty & Cassie Nina Villa all of Quincy. Also survived by her mother, Patricia C.(Doherty) Welch of Quincy and her sisters, Danette Bray of RI, Maura Guedouar of NY & her brothers, Vance Welch of Hull & Drew Welch of Millis.  Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, N. Quincy Monday morning at 10.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday 2 to 6 PM.  Talented graphic designer.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of Sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-1800. 

Nolan, Helen R., age 91, passed away peacefully at Quincy Medical Center on Thursday, November 15, 2012. A Quincy resident for most of her life, she was a retired Food Service Supervisor of John Hancock Insurance. The beloved sister of the late Ruth A. Ogle and Hugh E. Nolan, she was the devoted aunt of William J. Ogle of Quincy, Paul T. Nolan (ret. Deputy Chief M.P.D.) of Milton, Donna M. Nolan of Quincy, Nancy Ogle and her late husband, Frederick J. of Braintree and Colleen Ogle Squatrito of Pembroke. Also survived by her grandnephews & grandnieces: Patrick Ogle & his wife Caitlin, Katie Ogle, Jennifer & Mark Ogle, Sean & Ryan Nolan, Jessica Fleck, Justin Petkus and her great grandnieces; Addison DosSanto, Delia and Louise Fleck.  A Funeral Service will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. at 11:30 AM. Visiting hours 10 to 11:30, prior to the Service. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to M.S.P.C.A., Angell Memorial Hospital, Development Office, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Hazel, Paul Douglas, age 63, of Milton, suddenly, Nov. 14. Devoted brother of Evern Hazel & his wife Ruth of Largo, FL, Edward Hazel & his wife Muriel of Milton and Joyce Clark & her husband Russell of Berkley. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. morning at 11. Visiting hours Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired 40 year employee of Milton Dept. of Public Works. Late employee of Herb Chambers Ford, Braintree. Late member of Braintree Rifle & Pistol Club & Holbrook Sportsman’s Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Wollaston Baptist Church, 81 Prospect Ave., Wollaston, MA 02170.

Hubbard, Rosa R. (Cimmino), age 98, of Milton, Nov. 7. Beloved wife of the late William F. Stepmother of William F. Hubbard, Jr. of Readville, Pauline Quirk of Abington, Lorraine Hubbard of FL, Dorothy Gallant of Norton & the late Carolyn Vacheresse. Sister of the late Gilda Caledonia & Mary Parodi. Loving aunt of Robert Caledonia of Braintree, George Caledonia of Milton, Richard Caledonia of Franklin, Joanne Leary of FL and the late Barbara Ann Russell-Smith. Also survived by many grandnieces, grandnephews and step grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of Bank of America.Former employee of Gilchrest Dept. Store. Former member of Milton Woman’s Club and Cunningham Women’s Bowling League. 

Buchanan, Marie G., age 89, of Braintree, formerly of So. Boston, by accident, Nov. 8. Loving sister of the late George A, William C. & James L. Buchanan (ret. Supt. BPD). Devoted aunt of Judith Ann Buchanan of Braintree, Colette B. Sullivan of Sandwich & Marie C. Proctor of East Bridgewater. Godmother of Charles E. Boyce of Milton. Dear friend and cousin of the late Claire D. Boyce. Also survived by many beloved cousins. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Chief Administrative Clerk of the MA Board of Certified Public Accountants. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Colonial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Att: Activities Dept. 125 Broad St., Weymouth, MA 02188. 

Waggett, Frederick A., of Dorchester, Nov. 8. Beloved husband of Barbara T. (Connolly). Devoted father of Frederick M. Waggett & Olive Fitzpatrick of Braintree, Michael J. Waggett & his wife Christine of Saugus, Kevin E. Waggett & his wife Janet of Hingham and Gerard J. Waggett of Dorchester. Cherished “papa” of Taylor, Norma, Ava, & Matthew Waggett and Lauren & Brian Blanchard. Brother of he late Eleanor Stanley. Funeral Mass at St. Brendan Church, Dorchester, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of New Eng. Tel. & Tel. Late member of Telephone Pioneers of America and the American Legion. WW II Army veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Brendan School, 29 Rita Rd., Dorchester, MA 02124. 

Galley, Christopher J., of Dover, formerly of Medfield, Nov. 7. Beloved husband of Alison Pretti Galley. Devoted father of Alice and Lian Galley. Loving brother of Stephen of CA and Mark Galley of NJ. Family will receive relatives and friends at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun., Nov. 11 from 2 to 6 PM. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Medfield, on Sat., Nov. 24 at 2PM. Interment private. Late employee of PHT Corporation, Charlestown. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Galley Education Fund, c/o Rockland Trust, 76 North St., Medfield, MA 02052 or First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 26 North St., Medfield, MA 02052 

Sweeney, Clifford R. of Hanover, formerly of Dorchester, Nov. 7. Beloved husband of the late Alice C. (Quinlivan). Devoted father of Christopher P. Sweeney, Clare Kenney, Kathleen Sweeney, all of Milton, Frances Hahn, Matthew Sweeney, Louise Bishop, all of Hanover, Joan Connor of Weymouth, Raymond, Philip, Martin & Vincent Sweeney all of Dorchester, Nora Martin of Pembroke, Daniel Sweeney of Boston, John Sweeney of South Boston, James Sweeney of Hanson & the late Rosemary Fallon, Michael & Patrick Sweeney. Also survived by 29 loving grandchildren & 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Neponset, Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hours private. Retired employee of Carpenters Union, Local #33 and Boston Housing Authority. Late member of the John P. McKeon Post Amvets #148, Dorchester and Neponset Post, VFW. WW II Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the New Eng. Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St. - 9th floor, Boston, MA 02108.  

Floren, June L. (Morrill), age 91, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 21, 2012. Born in Quncy, she resided there until her move to Halifax 24 years ago. A graduate of No. Quincy High School, she served with the Coast Guard during  WW II, and was a retired employee of Metropolitan Petroleum. The wife of the late William Richard Floren, she is survived by her daughters Janet C. Devine and her husband, John of Halifax and Joyce C. Floren and her husband, Donald Schaefer of Braintree, her cherished grandchildren; Kimberly Bavis, Scott, Kristen and Marc Devine and her great grandchildren; Jack, Ciara and Tyler Bavis. A Memorial Service will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Saturday, November 10 at 1 PM. Family will receive relatives and friends from 11 to 1, prior to the Service. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the New Eng. Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St.- 9th floor, Boston, MA 02108 

    Costello, James J. “Buster”, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, Nov. 4. Devoted son of the late James F.  & Delpha (Penn) Costello. Loving brother of Loretta J. Kallmeyer and her family of San Diego, CA. Graveside Service at Cedar Grove Cemetery, 920 Adams St., Dorchester, Friday, Nov. 9 at 2 PM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Retired employee of Adams & Swett Co., Carpet Cleaning. WW II Navy veteran. 

Ciampa, Antonio, age 100, of Dorchester, formerly from Naples, Italy, Nov. 2. Beloved husband of Jennie M. (Abundo). Devoted mother of Joseph G. Ciampa & his wife Joy, James G. Ciampa & Renee, all of Dorchester, Margherita Ciampa-Coyne  & her husband Brian of Hyde Park and Maria Elisa Ciampa & her husband, Frederick Connelly, of Milton. Cherished grandfather of Antonio, Kyle, Bella, Christian, Frederick and Genevieve. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Furniture Maker of Scott & Duncan Co., Roxbury. Late member of Carpenters Union Local # 51. Graduate of the Italian Police Academy. Former member of the Italian Police Force, “The Carabinieri” and former owner of a Furniture Making business in Naples.

Sorgi, Frances J. (Griffin) ,age 92, of Milton, formerly of Yarmouthport, Nov. 2. Beloved wife of the late Hugo W. Devoted mother of Kevin G. Sorgi & his wife Eileen of Milton, Mary Elizabeth Sorgi of Squantum, Paula M. Barron of FL, Judith M. Mirbegian & her husband Rouben of CA, Edward J. Sorgi & his wife Anne of UT, Timothy E. Sorgi & his wife Sheila and Robert A. Sorgi & his wife Nancy, all of Braintree, Christopher Bergin of Amesbury and Deanne T. Adams of Hyannis. Loving sister of Richard L. Griffin and the late Catherine, George & Thomas Griffin. Also survived by 23 loving grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Church, 44 School St., Quincy, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Graduate of St. Gregory High School, Dorchester & Boston Clerical School. Former employee of New Eng. Tel. & Tel. and St. Margaret’s Hospital. An avid reader, music lover and lifelong choir member. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Carroll Center for the Blind, 770 Centre St., Newton, MA 02458. 

Verrochi, Mary Lou (Clancy), of Hingham, formerly of Milton,Nov. 2. Beloved wife of Michael J. Devoted mother of Michael J. Verrochi, Maureen L. Magner & her husband, Brian, Michelle J. Prouty & her husband, Kurt and mother-in-law of Jenna Verrochi, all of Norwell. Cherished grandmother of Jenelle & Michael Verrochi, Brian & Jaclyn Magner and Bradford & Krista Prouty. Loving sister of James E. Clancy of Delray Beach, FL and sister-in-law of Georgia Clancy of Plymouth. Dear aunt of Maura Forcier, James & Michael Clancy. Funeral Services will be held privately for relatives. The family will respectfully receive relatives and friends at the Scituate Country Club, 91 Driftway, Scituate, Wed., Nov. 7 from 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Friendship Home, Inc., P.O. Box 916, Norwell, MA 02061. 

O’Brien, John J. “Jack”, Jr, age 66, suddenly, of Quincy, formerly of Hyde Park, Oct. 29. Devoted father of the late John J. O’Brien, III. Beloved son of the late John J. & Virginia (Brooks) O’Brien. Brother of Jane A. Kelley of Bridgewater, Joan M. McIntyre of Braintree, Virginia C. O’Brien of East Bridgewater & the late Mary E. Sheil. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews & his best friend, Jessie. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting omitted. Burial private. Late Union Painter. Vietnam War Army Veteran. Late recipient of the National Defense Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Ribbon & 3 Overseas Service Bars. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 9th Floor, 17 Court Street, Boston 02108. 

Walsh, Kathleen T. “Kay” (Deery), of  Milton, unexpectedly Oct. 30. Beloved wife of John A “Jack” Walsh. Devoted mother of Kathleen J. Maguire of Beverly& her late husband, Peter G. Maguire, MaryAnn C. McMenamy & her husband David of Falmouth, John V. Walsh & his wife Dorene, William F. & his wife Joan M. and Donna C. Swanson & her husband Scott Swanson, M.D., all of Milton. Dear sister of Mary Lamb of Milton and the late Joseph & William Deery. Also survived by 15 cherished grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 7 PM. Former employee of Will & Baumer Candle Co., Boston. Longtime active parishioner of St. Agatha Church. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Monastery of St. Clare, 920 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

O’Toole, Patrick Henry, of Quincy, Oct. 29. Beloved husband of the late Gertrude Frances (Curran). Devoted father of  Maryellen Johnson of Cohasset, Patrick M. O’Toole & his wife, Mary Rose of Canton, Nancy J. Garland & her husband, Robert of Squantum, Janice Salive of Canton, Carolyn Hines of Quincy and Michael O’Toole & his wife, Patricia of Scituate. Father-in-law of the late Paul Johnson. Loving brother of  Kathleen Kelleher of Braintree, Edward O’Toole of Quincy, Nora Gorski of  Dorchester and the late Nancy Green & Martin O’Toole. Also survived by 16 cherished grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston, Friday morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs., 4 to 8 PM. Retired Employee of Boston Edison. Late member of IBEW Local # 369 and No. Quincy Council # 2259 K.of C. WW II Marine Corps. veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Epilepsy Foundation of MA, 540 Gallivan Blvd. #200, Boston, MA 02124. 

Kelliher, James J., of Milton, Oct. 25. Beloved son of the late Timothy J. & Nora T. (O’Sullivan) Kelliher. Devoted brother of the late Christine & John J. Kelliher. Dear nephew of the late Delia Hourihan. Survived by many wonderful friends. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of the M.B.T.A. Late member of the M.B.T.A. Inspector’s Union # 600, the Castle Island Assn. the 450 Club, Roxbury, life member of the VFW, life member of 557 of Field Artillary Bn., WW II Army veteran. Longtime active parishioner and usher of St. Elizabeth Church. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Rd., Milton, MA 02186. 

Nee, Thomas J. Jr. “Junie”, of Quincy, formerly of  So. Boston, Oct. 23.Beloved husband for 55 yrs. of  Roberta F. “Bobbi”(Haley). Devoted father of  Thomas J. of  Quincy, James J. & his wife, Mona of  Plymouth & Kevin M.. Nee & Christine Goodwin of  Braintree, Patricia A. Kelly & her husband, Kevin of Quincy & Kathleen A. Flagg & her husband, Harold of Norwood. Brother of Dorothy Miller of Weymouth, Catherine Coe, Bernard & John Nee all of So. Boston. Loving grandfather of Noelle, Kevin & Miranda Nee, Justin Goodwin, Shauna & Danielle Kelly, Alyssa & Jenna Flagg and Daphne & Samantha Hartley. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives & Friends. Funeral Mass At Sacred Heart Church, Quincy  Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 2 to 6pm. Ret. employee of Modern Electroplating , Boston. Korean War Army veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the South Shore, 100 Bay State Dr., Braintree 02184

Mlynek, Jean S. (Carita), formerly of Milton, of Hyde Park, Oct. 21. Beloved wife of the late Joseph D. Roderick and Paul J. “PJ” Mlynek. Devoted mother of Debra J. Kelly of Quincy and Stella S. Coote & Susan L. Conlon, both of Dedham. Dear mother-in-law of Brian J. Conlon. Loving sister of Robert Carita & his wife, Sheila of Needham. Also survived by 6 cherished grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues., 4 to 8 PM. Late member of the Red Hat Society.

Mannix, Frances C. (Collins), age 94, of Dorchester, formerly of Winthrop, Oct. 16. Beloved wife of the late James J. Mannix. Devoted mother of Kevin J. & his wife Maureen of West Roxbury, Robert D. & his wife Camie of Concord & Dennis R. Mannix & his wife Maureen of Quincy, Marjorie E. Fields of Hamilton OH, Karen E. O’Donohue & her husband Thomas of No. Andover and Julie M. Geary & her husband John of Newton. Sister of the late Elsie King, Robert Collins & Janet Baxter. Loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces & nephews.  Funeral Mass at St. Brendan Church, Dorchester Sat., Oct. 20, 2012 at noon. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton  Sat. morning 9 to 11:30 prior to Mass.  Ret. employee of O’Donovan & Hutton  Associates, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Catholic TV Center, 34 Chestnut St., Box 9196,  Watertown, 02471 

Hayes, Leo K., age 89,of Milton, Oct. 16. Beloved husband of the late Mary M. (McCusker). Devoted father of Eleanor H. McGourty & Diane M. Dunn both of Milton, Maureen A. Hayes Davies of DE, Christopher J. of Marblehead & Michael J. Hayes of Watertown. Brother of Gertrude Crowley of Mattapan & the late John, Harold & Charles Hayes. Loving grandfather of 6 grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Saturday at 10:30am. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday 4 to 8pm. Late employee of N.E. Telephone. WWII Army veteran. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Rogerson House, 434 Jamaicaway, Jamaica Plain 02130. 

Robery, Carmella M. (Cappuccio), age 91, of Milton Oct. 11. Beloved wife of the late Alton E. Robery. Devoted mother of Joyce Caristi of FL, Linda Johnson of Milton, Susan McCarthy of Nashua, NH & Robert McCormick of Hull. Also survived by 12 loving grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren & 2 great-great grandchildren. Sister of Michellina Bibrittieri of Dorchester, Sylvia Parisi of Braintree, Lucy Loud of South Boston, Frank Cappuccio of Oregon, Joseph Cappuccio of Roslindale & the late Andrew & Albert Cappuccio. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tues. morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, MA Mon. 4 to 7PM.  Late employee at Shawmut Bank.  Past President of Milton Seniors.

Rosa, Gerard V. “Jerry”, suddenly, of Milton, Oct. 9. Survived by his spouse, Luiz Lourenco, of Milton. Beloved son of Sylvester V. Rosa of Milton & the late Margaret Ann “Peg” (Spillane). Loving brother of Peggy McGrane & her husband, Francis of NH, Kathleen Rosa-Haig & Mark A. Rosa all of  Milton. A personal chef, Jerry was a funny and caring man who always made people smile with his irrepressible wit and off-beat humor. He left an indelible mark on everyone he met. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 11:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, 10 to 11 AM, prior to the Mass.

Loschiavo, James L., of  Plano, TX, formerly of Weymouth, Oct, 6. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis M. (Johnson). Devoted father of James L. of Tewksbury, Paul A. of Abington and John E. Loschiavo of NH and AnneMarie L. Vetal of TX. Brother of the late Leo Loschiavo. Loving grandfather of Gina, Andrew, Joseph, Julia, Erik, Brian, Emma, Zachary and Delaney. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. at 1pm,  Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Visiting hrs. Thurs. 5 to 8pm. Ret. employee of Jet Products. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Lung Assn. of MA, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham 02451.

Higgins, Patrick G. “Gerry”, age 71, suddenly, of Milton formerly ofCo.Sligo, Ireland,Oct. 8, 2012. Beloved husband of Kathleen (Boylan). Devoted father of Margaret M. Hines, Ann Marie Newell & Michael Higgins all of Milton and John J. and Patrick G. Higgins both of Boston. He will be sadly missed by his siblings; May Rose McBrine, Annie Mangan, John & Jim Higgins all of Ireland and Albert Higgins of Boston. Loving grandfather of Eddie, Liam, Emma, Kelly, Tommy, Michael, Kendall, Julia, Maeve & Bligh. Cherished uncle of many nieces & nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 9. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 4 to 8pm. 

McDonald, Gilbert S. “Gil”, of Roslindale, formerly of Jamaica Plain, Oct. 6, 2012. Beloved husband of Patricia A. (Stewart). Devoted father of Gilbert S. “Chip” McDonald, Jr. & his wife Kathy of Walpole and Scott M. McDonald & his wife Dawn of MD. Cherished grandfather of Timothy & Colleen and Emma & Elise McDonald. Loving brother of Linda Haboush, Rosanne Lavergne, both of  of Bellingham, Nan Barron Of Holliston, Dorothy Beauchne of FL, Mary Lou Appleton of NC, Donna Kizik of Framingham, Raymond McDonald of NC and Richard Eosco of Hyde Park. Funeral Mass at St. Timothy Church, 650 Nichols St., Norwood Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of CSX Railroad. Ret. member of the Boston Crusaders Jr. & late member of Boston Crusaders Sr. Drum & Bugle Corps. Former 11 year member of Air Force Drum & Bugle Corps at The Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs. Former member of Army National Guard Yankee Div., 26th Infantry Drum & Bugle Corps. Former member of Our Lady of Lourdes Drum & Bugle Corps., J.P. Ret. Air Force veteran & Ret. Army National Guard veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps. Tour Fund, P.O. Box 51391, Boston, MA 02205-1391, attn.Tom Spataro

Bortolotti, Harold A., of Milton, unexpectedly, Oct. 5. Beloved husband of the late Elaine M. (Meehan). Devoted father of Paul M. Bortolotti & his wife Sue, Donna M. Bortolotti & Charlie Kurpeski, and Elaine “Lynne” Bortolotti, all of Milton. Cherished grandfather of Krista, Jenna & Michael Bortolotti and Casey & Noah Collier. Loving brother of Gloria DelPico of Braintree, Karen Lorusso of Hanover and the late Fred & Warren Bortolotti. Brother-in-law of Ann Bortolotti of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Ret. Owner of F.F. Bortolotti Corp., Milton. Late member of Milton Post #114 A.L. Decorated Korean War Army veteran. Recipient of the Bronze Star. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Autonomic Research Fund, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215. 

Wells, Richard G. (Ret. Chief M.P.D.) of Milton, Oct. 1. Loving husband of Virginia F. (Forde). Devoted father of Chief Richard G. Wells, Jr., M.P.D., Stephen F. Wells, John A. Wells, M.F.D. all of Milton, James J. Wells, H.P.D. of Abington & Sgt. Daniel P. Wells, M.S.P. of Weymouth. Cherished grandfather of Erin Wells Tucker, H.P.D., Patrick, Terence, Emily, Henry, Daniel, Rachel, Liam & Molly Wells & his great grandsons, William & Benjamin Tucker. Brother of Francis X. Wells of Braintree, & the late Mary Murphy, Harold, Norman, Robert, & John Wells. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. from 3 to 8 PM. Retired Milton Police Chief, 43-year employee. Member of Milton Police Assn. & life member of MA Chiefs of Police. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church Renovation Fund, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186 or to Fr. Bill’s Place, 422 Washington St., Quincy, MA 02169.

Piazzola, Helen J. (Baginiski), age 91 of Quincy, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 30, 2012. The beloved wife of the late Angelo J., she is survived by her loving children; Diane M. Salvoni of Quincy, Roberta A. of Avon and Michael A Piazzola of CA. She was the sister of the late Alphonse W. Baginski. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Mass. General Hospital for Pediatric Cancer, Development Office, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114. Interment in MA National Cemetery, Bourne on Thursday at 1 PM.

Shawlis, Kenneth G.,of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, Sept. 28. Beloved husband of Marjorie R. (Lord). Devoted father of Steven J. Shawlis & his wife, Jean of Medway. Cherished grandfather of Michael & Matthew Shawlis. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired General Manager of Joe Downey, Chevrolet, Canton; formerly Bill White Chevrolet. Korean War Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Interment National Cemetery, Bourne, Tues. at 1:30 PM.

D’Arpino, Antonio R. of Milton, Sept. 25.  Devoted husband of the late Mary J. (O’Neil).  Loving father of Anthony R. D’Arpino and his wife Nadine of Andover, Ann M. D’Arpino of Abington, Catherine D’Arpino  Clark and her husband Henry of Groton and Frederick M. D’Arpino of Brockton.  Brother of Eleanor Brown of Whitman, Edith Lincoln of Bridgewater and the late Louise Langton, Mary MacLeod and Angelina Treptow. Loving grandfather of John, Helen and Thomas D’Arpino, Henry and Sophie Clark and the late Nina and Carina.  Also survived by many nieces & nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Saturday morning at 11:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday from 4 to 8 PM.  WWII Decorated Army veteran, he was the recipient of the Bronze Star and member of C Company 712th Tank Battalion. Late  U Security Lieutenant at the Watertown Arsenal & former employee of Milton Academy. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to The Myositis Assn., 137 King St., Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314, www.myositis.org 

Daly, Doris G. (Mullen), lifelong resident Milton, Sept. 25. Beloved wife of John J. Devoted mother of Kathleen A. Lawlor & John J. Daly, Jr. both of IN, Joan D. Maloney of CT and William G. Daly & Janet D. Tierney both of Milton, Sister of the late Catherine & Joseph C. Mullen, Jr. Grandmother of 12 loving grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton on Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 7pm. Ret. Treasurer of J. J. Daly Inc. & John J. Daly, Inc. Former member of the Charles River Country Club & Milton Hoosic Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Inst. at the Faulkner Hospital, 1153 Centre St., Boston 02130.  

Noris, Pauline M. (Birsner), of Pembroke, after a brief illness, Sept. 22. Beloved wife of Richard M. Devoted mother of Jennifer Kelner & her husband Michael of Pembroke and Jonathan Noris & his wife Stephanie of Cumberland, RI. Loving grandmother of Drew & Grace Kelner and Lucy & Elizabeth Noris. Sister of Doris Brannock  of Lanham, MD. Sister-in-law of Nancy Kelly of Virginia Beach, VA. Also survived by caring nieces & nephews. Funeral from the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. morning at 9, followed by a  Graveside Service at Milton Cemetery, 211 Centre St., Milton, at 10 AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Thurs. 5 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th floor, Brookline, MA 02445.  

Sheridan, George L. (Ret. Lt. Det. B.P.D.), of Norton, formerly of W. Roxbury & Mattapan, unexpectedly Sept. 22. Beloved husband of Marie (DeSantis). Devoted father of Teresa Douglas of Norton. Loving grandfather of Christine, Robert & Katelyn Douglas. Nephew of Carmela Kerrigan of Dedham, Eugene Signori of Easton, Joseph Signori of Canton & Louis Sheridan of FL. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. morning at 11. Visiting hours Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Lt Det. of the Boston Police Dept. at Headquarters & Mattapan. U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Fri. at 1:45PM.Fri. at 1:45PM. 

Rosa, Margaret Ann “Peg” (Spillane) of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, Sept. 16.  Beloved wife & best friend for 59 years of Sylvester V.  Devoted mother of Peggy McGrane & her husband, Francis of NH, Kathleen Rosa-Haig, Gerard V. & Mark A. Rosa, all of Milton.  Sister of Mary Hodgdon of Natick & the late John J. & Agnes Spillane.  Also survived by two grandchildren: Courtney & Kevin McGrane.  Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Friday morning at 11.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  Late member of Catholic Daughters of America-Court James F. Stanton #943, long-time volunteer at Milton Hospital & former active member of St. Matthew Parish, Dorchester.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to VNA Hospice Care, 100 Trade Center, G-500 Woburn, MA. 01801  

Chahine, Nawal M. (Matta), age 71, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. A loving and supportive wife and mother, Mrs. Chahine was born in Lebanon and had resided in Weymouth. The beloved wife of the late Boutros Chahine, she is survived by her devoted children; Jean Chahine, Salam Chahine, Nouhad Chahine, Fadi Chahine, Amal Chahine, Antoine Chahine and Antoinette Chahine Gebreal, all of Weymouth, her sisters and brothers; Saoud Hraibe of Quincy, Deebe Elchahen of Weymouth, Boutros and Paul Matta, both of Quincy, 19 loving grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Youssef  M. Matta. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday, Sept. 17, 4 to 8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Theresa of Lisieux Church, Brockton, Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 11 AM. Interment in Village Cemetery, Weymouth.  

Parr, Kathleen M. "Kaddy" (Agnew), of Dedham, formerly of Mattapan,Sept.15.Beloved wife of the late George “Donny”.Devoted mother of Kathleen M. DiMare & her husband Steven of Kittery, ME, Janice M. McParland of Mansfield, Donald J. & his wife Dianna of Dedham, Brian E. of No. Attleboro & his late wife Melinda, James L. of Framingham & Matthew J. Parr & his wife Christina of Randolph. Sister of Edwin J. Agnew, Jr. & M. Patricia Doyle both of Cape Cod, James E. of CO, Paul G. of Braintree and the late Gerald E. Agnew & Jeanne Ryan. Dear longtime friend of Peggy Krim of Milton. Loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren & 1 deceased grandchild and & 6great-grandchildren & 1 deceased great-grandchild. Funeral Mass at St. Susanna Church, Dedham, Wed. morning at 9. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tues. 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Catholic T V Center, P.O. Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02471.  

Jackman, Michael J., age 46, of New York City, suddenly Sept. 3. Beloved son of Frances A. (Carey) Jackman of Dorchester. Loving brother of Bob Jackman & his wife Julia of Oregon and Beth Ann Nohmy & her husband, Charlie of Milton. Dear uncle of Jessica & Cameron Nohmy and Rowan & Rylan Jackman. Late Freelance Writer and partner of Perazzeta Azienda Agricola Winery, Montenero, Italy. Former employee of Miller Freeman Publishing and former NYC Mounted Police Officer in Central Park. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date

Pascarella, Jennie “Jay” (Bonomo), age 98, of Wollaston, formerly of Dorchester. Beloved wife of the late John. Devoted mother of Dolores M. Pascarella of Wollaston & her fiancé Edward Nichols of Braintree. Sister of Salvatore Bonomo & his wife Barbara of Carver, Beatrice Casali of Brockton and the late Agatina McConvey, Philip & James J. Bonomo. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Former employee of Frank Basile Catering.

MacDougall, Mark D., age 28, formerly of Milton, of Weymouth, suddenly, Aug. 30. Beloved husband of Nicole T. (Gullicksen). Cherished father of Isabella Rose & Charles Paul MacDougall. Devoted son of Paul R. MacDougall & his wife Colleen of Milton and Catherine T. Walsh & her husband David of Brighton. Son-in-law of Katherine A. Nolan of Whitman. Loving grandson of Lillian P. of Dorchester and the late John E. MacDougall and the late Enfilio & Elizabeth DiLando. Brother of Paul M. of Weymouth & Julia G. MacDougall of Milton, Hannah M. Walsh of Brighton & Jack X. MacDougall of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Late Service Manager of MacDougall Plumbing & Mechanical, Milton. Graduate of Milton High School. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to youcaring.com (Mark MacDougall Memorial Fund).

Golabek-Wisniewski, Helena P. (Gustowski), of Quincy, formerly of Poland & Dorchester, Aug. 26. Beloved wife of the late Stanislaw Golabek & Jozef Wisniewski. Devoted mother of Jadzia M. Allison of Milton and George S. Golabek & his wife Jacqueline of Canton and the late Boguslaw Golabek. Loving grandmother of Elizabeth Nikiciuk, Andrew Golabek & Christopher Allison. Great grandmother of Michael, Matthew & Jacob Nikiciuk. Sister of the late John Gustowski, Wladyslawa Wawrzak, Aleksandra Zaborowska and Henrietta Manak. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, So. Boston, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Twenty five year past Pres. of Polish Army Veterans Post #37 Ladies Auxillary Corps. Former member of St. Ann’s Society. Former member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish Council and 52-year parishioner. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 655 Dorchester Ave., South Boston, MA 02127.

McCarthy, M. Rita (Holland), age 95,of Dedham, formerly of Needham, Aug. 26. Beloved wife of the late John J. Devoted mother of Joanne R. Maher & her husband Michael of West Roxbury, David McCarthy & his wife Linda of ME, Dennis McCarthy of CA and the late Jean Aucella. Mother-in-law of John Aucella of  VA. Sister of Ruth Kelley of Wilmington and Robert Holland of FL. Also survived by 6 loving grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 9:30 to 10:30 prior to Mass. Retired employee of Boston School Dept Administrative Office, Court St. Former Secretary of the Edison School, Brighton. Past Pres. of The Secretaries’ Union. Talented watercolor artist and quilter. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Animal Rescue League, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116.

Dasko, Irena (Tuga), of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, Aug. 24, 2012. Born in Nieczuj, Poland. Beloved wife of the late Jozef. Devoted mother of Lila Pronczuk & her husband, Andrzej of Milton. Loving grandmother of Michal Pronczuk & his wife, Monika of Weymouth, Danusia Pronczuk, and Monika Schiller & her husband, Michael, all of VA. Great grandmother of Emilia, Jakub & Gabriela. Cherished sister of the late Helena Kazmierczak. Beloved aunt of Ella & Valdemar Welz of Milton and Walter & Stephanie Kazmierczak of CT. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, So. Boston, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 6 to 8 PM. WW II survivor. Former employee of Cole Hersee, So. Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 655 Dorchester Ave., So. Boston, MA 02127.

Carron, Alice M.of Hingham, formerly of Wollaston, August 19.  Beloved daughter of of the late John F. & Bessie L. (Legendre) Carron.  Loving cousin of Roberta G. Rogalski & her husband, Herbert of Hingham, Alfred Iacomini & his wife Maryellen of Florida, Richard Iacomini & his wife Patricia of NC and many other cousins.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Thursday morning at 9.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave, Milton Wednesday 3 to 6 PM.  Retired Secretary for American Express Financial Advisors (Ameriprise), Braintree.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Research Assn., 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.   

Chinetti, Jennie (Deneno) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, her loving family by her side. Born in Boston 88 years ago, Jennie was raised in Hyde Park and was a graduate of Hyde Park High School.  She resided in Hyde Park before moving to Hingham 8 years ago. Jennie was a nurse for 45 years.  She was employed by the Women’s Hospital, Brookline and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston. She was a former member of the Italian Club, Retired Nurse’s Assn. and an avid gardener. Beloved wife of the late Attilio A. Devoted mother of William J. Chinetti and his wife Ruth of Hanover and the late Maryann Brown.  Step-mother of Arnold Chinetti and his late wife Jane of Dorchester and Dorothy D’Ercole and her husband Bruno of Needham. Sister of Elizabeth Aloisi of Medford, Florence Rosselli of Roslindale and the late Anne Deneno, Albert Dininio and Arthur & Philip DiNinno. Sister-in-law of Josephine Corcoran of Duxbury. Also survived by 9 loving grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Albert the Great Church, Weymouth on Saturday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton Friday 4 to 8pm. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St, Framingham 01701-

Pulgini, Anthony F. “Tony”, age 83,suddenly,of Milton, formerly of Hyde Park, August 13. Beloved husband of  Virginia “Ginny”. Loving son of the late Sabatino & Rose Pulgini. Brother of Ann Menear of Norwood, Atty. Joseph J. Pulgini of Hyde Park, Samuel Pulgini of Brockton & the late Mary A. Kern. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10:30am. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 8:30 to 10:00am prior to Mass. Former President of the DiSanto & Pulgini Builders, Hyde Park. Korean War Air Force veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer. Assn, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701-1800.

Yovino, Stephen W., of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Quincy, Aug. 13. Beloved husband of the late Patricia I. (Griffin). Devoted father of William Yovino & his wife, Debra of Squantum, Suzanne Dean & her husband, Robert, and Stephen E. Yovino & his wife, Marlene, all of TN, Nancy Galvin & her husband, Eamon of Braintree and Claire Perlov & her husband, Brian of TN. Loving grandfather of Stephen, Robert, Michael & Kelly Yovino, Jake Yovino, Hayley & Thomas Dean, Erin, Eamon & Jack Galvin and Andrew & Cate O’Donnell. Brother of Helen Launie & her husband, John of W. Yarmouth and the late Viginia Fini & her late husband Charles & Claire Yovino. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours Fri. 5 to 8 PM. Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. Retired employee of Sears Roebuck Corp., Boston. Korean War Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Brewer, Irene L. (Soroka), of Milton, Aug. 10. Beloved wife of the late Alfred G. Devoted mother of Karen L. MacDonald of Watertown, Keith W. Brewer of Milton, Felicia A. O’Connor & her husband Jack of Pembroke and Christopher M. Brewer of Norwell. Loving grandmother of Julia M. & Rosemary A. Brewer. Sister of the late Mary Janowitz ,William & Edward Soroka. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Visiting omitted. Interment Milton Cemetery. Longtime active parishioner of St. Agatha Church. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Research Assn, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Doherty, Claire M. (Hart) passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side on Thursday, August 9, 2012.  Born in Boston, Claire was raised in Hyde Park and a graduate of Hyde Park High School. She was a resident of Milton before moving to Quincy 54 years ago. She was the beloved wife of the late John F. Doherty, Sr.  Devoted mother of John F. “Jack” Doherty , Jr. and his wife Shirley of Easton, Frederick “Fred” Doherty and his wife Maureen of Centerville, Sheila Suggs and her husband Robert of Amesbury and Barbara Newton and her husband Richard of Newton.  Sister of Barbara Crossen of  Walpole, Dorothy Neelon of Quincy and Gerald “Jerry” Hart of Hull and the late Jean Campbell and Marjorie Beausang. Claire was also survived by 12 loving grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Church, North Quincy Monday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite  Ave., Milton Sunday 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777. 

 

Valmassoi, Dorina J. (Pilotti), of Milton, formerly of Michigan, Aug. 4. Beloved wife of the late Gaspare. Devoted mother of Grace V. Cyr & her husband Mark of Cambridge and Margi V. Flanagan & her husband Drew of Milton. Loving grandmother of Matthew & Jason Flanagan. Sister of the late John, Joseph & Margaret Pilotti. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Former longtime active parishioner of St. Dunstan Church, Garden City, MI.

Francis G. Livingstone passed away his loving family at his side on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Francis was born in Boston and raised in East Boston. He loved woodworking and fixing things around his home and in his later years he enjoyed reading. He was a retired Supervisor of the Sears Roebuck Co., Boston and a WW II Army veteran. Beloved husband of  Rose M. (Turko). Devoted father of Jeanne Atkinson and her husband David of VT, Catherine Bazylinski of  IA, Marie Shaughnessy and her husband Robert of Weymouth, Janet DePatto and her husband Louis of Marshfield, Eileen DelVecchio and her husband Michael of Natick, Christine Morris and her husband Dale of Pembroke and Edward of Walpole, Richard of Taunton, William and his wife Janet of CT and Anne Livingstone of Abington. Brother of the late Alice Surago, Prudential Jackson, James, Mary, John, Lawrence, George and Robert Livingstone. Also survived by 15 loving grandchildren.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Friday morning at 10. Visiting hours. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8pm. Interment  Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Catholic Charities of Boston, 51 Sleeper St., Boston 02110. 

 Elgin, Eli Nix (Ret. MPD), of Milton, July 30. Beloved husband of Eleanore M. (Sullivan). Father of Evan of  NY & Jonathan Elgin of Cohasset. Stepfather of Diane Panagiotou of Milton. Grandfather of Ethan, Edward & Alexander Elgin. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 5 to 7PM, concluding with a Funeral Service at 7PM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Retired 32-year Milton Police Officer. Late member of South Shore Neptunes and Bay Colony Gun Club. Interment National Cemetery, Bourne Thursday at 1:15pm. 

 Gilligan, Catherine G. (Dundas), RN, age 91,of Milton, formerly of West Roxbury, July 27. Beloved wife of the late William P. Gilligan. Devoted mother of Mary Gilligan Cessna of CA, Kathleen Gilligan of Conway, NH, William P. Gilligan, Jr. of Hampton, NH, Sheila Gilligan Field of Easton, Elizabeth Gilligan DiPaolo of Medfield & John Gilligan of Hampton, NH.Sister of thelate Dorothy Sheridan. Also lovingly survived by 11 grandchildren & 11 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Church, 101 Wolcott Rd., Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. Former employee of Hebrew Rehabilitation Ctr., West Roxbury, Boston Lying-In Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, both of Boston & Clinton Hospital, Clinton, MA. Former longtime member of Theresians of St. Theresa Church & the Parkway Seniors, both of West Roxbury, the Norwood Seniors, and late member of the Mil-Par Seniors. Graduate of Clinton High School & Clinton Hospital School of Nursing.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to donations.diabetes.org or American Diabetes Assn.,10 Speen St., 2nd floor, Framingham, MA 01701.

Nowak, Florence J. (Borkowski),  age 90, of Hyde Park, July, 23. Beloved wife of the late Henry B. Devoted sister of the late Alice Dzengielewski. Beloved aunt of Alice Gromczynski & her husband Albin, Joanne & Claudia Dzengielewski, Roberta Shaw and Alfred Nowak. Grandaunt of Alice Maloney & her husband David, Edwin, Marie and Dianna Gromczynski & her fiancé, James Hines; Kimberly, Steven & Michael Shaw and Christopher Nowak. Florence also leaves many additional loving family members, neighbors & friends. Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Church, 101 Wolcott Rd., Milton, Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Salvation Army, 25 Shawmut Rd., Canton, MA 02021.  

Carroll, Rosemarie L. (Woods), of Quincy, formerly of Roslindale & Hyde Park, July 18. Beloved wife of the late Robert C. Sister of Robert A. Woods of Quincy, and the late Harriet J., Henry J., Jr. & John J. Woods. Sister-in-law of Mary C. Woods of  Hyde Park, Edward C. Carroll & his wife ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Joanne of Brookline and the late Ann Dy. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews & devoted friends. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the  Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 2 to 6. Retired Asst. Clerk Magestrate of the Boston Municipal Court (Civil Division).  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Monastery of St. Clare, 920 Centre St., Jamaica Plain 02130

Lane, Esther A. (Haggerty), age 91, of Quincy, passed away peacefully, in the company of her loving family on Friday, July 13, 2012. Originally from Dorchester, she was a graduate of St. Ann Grammar School and Dorchester High School for Girls, Class of 1938.  A former employee of Quincy VNA and Walter Baker Chocolate Factory, Mrs. Lane was also a late member of St. Thomas More Sodality and a former member of St. Matthew Sodality and Cathedral & BC High Schools’ Mothers Clubs. The beloved wife of the late James M. “Jiggs” Lane, she is survived by her devoted children; Nancy E. Lane of Quincy, Mary Lane Brown of West Roxbury and Dr. James M. Lane of CA., her son-in-law, Joseph Brown, her daughter-in-law, Kathleen Cannon and her cherished grandchildren; Neala, Marah and Terrance Brown & Emma Lane. She was the sister of the late Alice Butkuss, Charles & John Haggerty. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. 

Norling, Donald M., of Quincy, age 91, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 13, 2012. Born, raised and educated in Quincy, he served in the Navy during WW II. A retired Supervisor of Mass Electric, Mr. Norling was a former chef and lifetime member of the Morrisette Post, # 294, A.L. and the Bocci Club of Quincy. He loved cooking & gardening and was a devoted Red Sox & Patriots fan. The beloved husband of the late Linda (DeNella), he was the devoted father of Lisa Norling of NY and the late Donald M., Jr., Dawn M. and Stephen W. Norling, uncle of Lillian & Larry Calley and their children and many loving nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 4 to 7 PM, followed by a Service celebrating his life at 7. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to VNA Hospice Care, 100 Tradecenter G-500, Woburn, MA 01801-1872.

Gagliardi, Joseph A., of Quincy, July 12. Beloved brother of Lucy R. and the late John G. & Rosalie A. Gagliardi. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. Retired employee of Pneumatic Scale, Quincy. Former employee of The Green Shoe Co., Boston. He was an avid traveler.Gagliardi, Joseph A., of Quincy, July 12. Beloved brother of Lucy R. and the late John G. & Rosalie A. Gagliardi. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. Retired employee of Pneumatic Scale, Quincy. Former employee of The Green Shoe Co., Boston. He was an avid traveler. 

Sheridan, Paul F., suddenly, of Quincy, formerly of Mattapan, July 10. Beloved son of the late Lawrence E. & Mary C. (Connor). Devoted brother of Jane E. Conley & her husband, Leo, of Jamaica Plain and the late Lawrence E., Jr. & Robert E. Sheridan. Brother-in-law of Christine Sheridan of NH. Longtime companion of Nancy Connor of Dedham. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and a great-grandnephew. Funeral Mass at St. Angela Merci Church, Mattapan Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm. Late employee of the General Mail Facility, Boston. Vietnam Era Air Force veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital,505 N Parkway, Memphis, TN 38103 

Clancy, Paul J., age 54, of Quincy, passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, July 5, 2012. A lifelong Quincy resident, he was a graduate of Quincy High School, the late owner of Paul’s Performance Transmission, No. Weymouth and a former employee of Arthur’s Equipment, Milton. Mr. Clancy was a dog lover and enjoyed boating. The beloved son of Katherine A. of Quincy and the late Edward J. Clancy, a decorated WW II Army combat veteran, he is also survived by his devoted brother, Peter E. Clancy (ret. Q.P.D.) and his wife Mary B. of Quincy. Visiting will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday morning 10:30 to 12, followed by a Funeral Service at 12 noon. Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.

DeCandia, Frank P., suddenly, of East Bridgewater, formerly of Dorchester, July 2. Beloved husband of  Pasquina (Pastanella). Devoted father of  Marie C. Forrest & her husband, Paul A., of E. Bridgewater,  Angela Susi & her husband, Robert, of Milton, and Theresa A. Kirby & her husband, Brian P, of Bridgewater. Brother of Angelina Veneto of No. Quincy, Theresa Martorana of Braintree and the late George L. DeCandia & Anne Tempesta. Grandfather of  five loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. owner of DeCandia Oil Co., Dorchester. Late member of Mt. Pleasant Council #98 K. of C., St. John Church Seniors’ Club, Quincy & the 450 Club, Roxbury.  WW II Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston 02115.

Walton, Jackelene M. (VanVolsen), age 70, June 11. Devoted mother of George A. of Quincy, John R. of Hyde Park & Matthew B. Walton of Hull, and Sara C. Cannavo of  Weymouth. Sister of Marlene Stout & Marcie MacQuarrie, both of Milton and Joyce Fallon of NC. Lovingly survived by 5 granddaughters & 2 grandsons. Memorial Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Mon., July 2 at 10AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting omitted. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham 01701.

Fitzgerald, Liana Jacquelyn Rose, age 22, of Milton, formerly of Reading, unexpectedly, June 26. Beloved daughter of James Joseph Lang & Ida Marie (Mattera) Fitzgerald of Milton. Devoted sister of Michael & William Fitzgerald. Loving granddaughter of Patricia M. Fitzgerald. Niece of Lucy & John DelPonte. Cousin of John Anthony DelPonte and hundreds of other caring relatives and friends. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Saturday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton,  Friday 4 to 8 PM. Graduate of the Cotting School, Lexington. Former participant of the RISE Program, Reading, the GLEC Collaborative and EMARC. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to “Liana’s Music Fund”, Cotting School, 453 Concord Ave., Lexington, MA 02421 or alternatively Camp Fatima in Gilmanton Iron Works, NH or any children’s charity in Peru. Interment in North Falmouth Cemetery, 155 Old Main Rd., No. Falmouth on Saturday. 

 Villard, Geraldine A. (Kenney), of Milton, June 26.  Beloved wife of William H. Mulligan & the late Edward M. Villard (ret.M.P.D.). Devoted mother of Edward J. Villard (ret.M.P.D.) of Milton & his late wife Maura, Katherine M. Doyle & her husband Stephen of So. Weymouth and Jean Marie Stapleton (ret. M.P.D.) & her husband Matthew of Dedham. Loving grandmother of Eddie & Ryan Villard, Sean & Brendan Doyle, Matt J., Catherine, Joseph & Patrick Stapleton. Sister of Kathleen Joyce of Mashpee, Margaret Linskey of Randolph and the late Lawrence & Joseph Kenney. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 9. Visiting hrs at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. salesperson at Karten’s Jewelry Store, Braintree. Interment private. In lieu of flowers  expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham 01701-1800.   

 Farrell, Anthony M., formerly of Milton, of Plymouth, June 26. Beloved husband of Anne (Fitz). Devoted father of Joanna Farrell, Erin Weitz & her husband, Jonathan all of Canton, & Jennifer Davis & her husband, Michael of Duvall, WA. Loving grandfather of Gwendolyn, Christian, Harrison, Abigail & Reid. Brother of Allan Seimer of Yuma, AZ, Sharon Rogers of Carroll, IA & the late Linda Farrell. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, 280 Hillside Avenue, Needham 02394.  

Landry, John T., Jr., age 91, of Milton, formerly of Savin Hill, June 22. Beloved husband of the late Helen F. (Daly). Devoted father of Atty. John T. “Skip” Landry, III & his wife Suzanne of Hanover and Helen F. Bornemann & her husband Al. Loving grandfather of Joseph, Meaghan, David, Julianne, Catherine & Christine Landry. Brother of the late Geraldine Glynn. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Director of Parks & Recreation for the City of Boston. Former State Director of Parks & Beaches for MA. Former Milton Park Commissioner, Milton Town Meeting Member and New England Champion Weight Lifter. WW II Navy Pilot veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Retired Sisters of Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, 399 Fruit Hill Ave., N. Providence, RI 02991-2842.

Kenneally, John Francis (ret. Captain MDC), of Milton, formerly of Mission Hill, Roxbury, June 18. Husband of Carmel (Harrington) of Milton and the late Helen Marie (McCusker). Devoted father of Susan A. Kenneally & her husband, James N. Brower of West Bridgewater. Cherished grandfather of Ashley M. Brower. Loving brother of Sr. Alice Kenneally, SC, of Roxbury, Joseph P. & Thomas A. Kenneally of W. Roxbury, Francis X. Kenneally of Jamaica Plain, & the late William J. Kenneally and Margaret Smith. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Retired MDC Police Captain. Longtime active parishioner of St. Agatha Church. WW II Navy Veteran & former Commander of DAV Navy Yard Ch. 17. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.  

Buonsanto, Michael J., age 90, of Milton June 17.  Beloved husband of the late Stella M. (Bombaci).  Father of the late Dr. Michael J. Buonsanto.  Survived by his daughter-in-law, Carol M. (Mounce) Buonsanto of Westford and 3 grandchildren; Carmela & John Buonsanto of Westford & Penina Buonsanto Leggett of VA & one great grandchild, Hailey Leggett of VA.  Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Friday morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8 PM.  Retired 25-year employee of  U.S. Post Office at South Postal Annex, Boston. Former employee at Carbone Bros. Real Estate and Insurance Co., Boston.  WWII Army Veteran-Normandy-Rhineland

Bosco, Nicholas J., age 25, suddenly, of Milton, June 12. Beloved son of Joseph & Mary “Katie”(Linnehan) of Milton. Loving father of  Emma L. Bosco of Wareham. Brother of Michael A. Bosco & his wife Erin N. of Canton. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm. Late employee of the Mass Bay Commuter Rail, Somerville. Late member of  IBEW Local 674 and St. Anthony Society, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Medical Center Place, Surgical I.C.U., 1 Boston Medical Center Plaza, Boston 02118.

Smith, John J. “Jack”, age 67, of Braintree, unexpectedly, June 9. Beloved husband of Jane M. (Murphy). Devoted father of Kelly T.M. Kilmer & her husband David of W. Hollywood, CA and Erin P. Gaughen & her husband Marc of Sharon. Cherished “Bapa” to Tristan Kilmer & Jack Gaughen. Brother of Elmira Sturm of Foxboro, Joseph C. Runci of Middleboro and the late Virginia Fallon. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday morning at 10. Visiting hours Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. Retired U.S. Federal Marshal. Former Federal Protective Officer, Boston. Former employee of Boys & Girls Club, So. Boston. Late member of Boston Emerald Society, Milton Post. #114, A.L. and the McKeon Post, Dorchester. U.S. Army Vietnam Era veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Loves Emily Inc., Citizens Bank, 85 Quincy Ave., Quincy, MA 02169.  Interment National Cemetery, Bourne, MA Thursday at 1:15PM 

 Fasoli, Matilda Ann“Tillie” (DelSignore), age 92, of Braintree, formerly of Mattapan, June 9. Beloved wife of the late Armand J. Devoted mother of Francis A. & his wife, Mary of Braintree and Paul E. & his wife Denise of Quincy. Loving grandmother of Nicole Schwartz, Christine Costello, Francis A. Jr., Julie A., Jamie, Angela, Anthony, Amanda & Paul E. Fasoli, Jr. and 11 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Marie White, Frances Tosi, Charlie, Joseph, Philip, Sam, Rocco & Daniel DelSignore. Funeral Mass at St. Clare Church, Braintree, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, Development Office, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368. 

Welch, Susan M. of Norwell, formerly of Braintree, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on June 8, age 55.  Born in Quincy. She was the beloved daughter of Marion Foy and the late John Welch. Cherished sister of Carole Buker and her husband David of Braintree, John Welch and his wife Sally of Whitman and Stephen Welch and his wife Nancy of Scituate.  Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree, Wednesday at 10:30 AM.  Visiting hours at Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave.,
Milon, Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m.  Interment in Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree. 

Arsenault, Catherine T. (Kenney), age 81, of Mattapan, June 5. Beloved wife of the late Roland C.  Devoted mother of Roland C., Jr. of Whitinsville and Joseph M. Arsenault of Mattapan, Paula M. Duzan of Walpole, Patricia A. Burke of Abington and Jeanne M. Socorro of Easton. Sister of Martin of NH and William Kenney of Dedham, Lucia Flynn of Mattapan and the late John Kenney & Mary Portley. Loving grandmother of 9 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St Angela Merci Church, Mattapan Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hrs at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 2 to 6pm. Former employee of N.E. Tel & Tel and lunch mother for the Boston School System 

Walker, John A., formerly of Milton, of Northborough,June 5. Beloved father of Kathleen E. & Erin D. Walker both of Northborough. Brother of Paul F. Walker of Brockton and the late Mary A. Stanley & James M. Walker. Former husband of Maureen (McKenna) Walker. Son of the late Michael & Theresa (O’Connor) Walker.  Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 9. Visiting hrs. at Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm. Ret. employee of the Town of Milton D.P.W. & Boston Globe. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of  sympathy may be made to American Lung Association of MA, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham 02451.

Greene, William H., age 80 formerly of Quincy of Canton passed away peacefully June 4th at the John Scott Rehabilitation Center in Braintree.  Born in Roxbury, he was raised in Dorchester and attended   St. Patrick’s School in Roxbury and graduated from Roxbury Memorial High School Class of 1950.  He had lived many years in Quincy before moving to Canton in 2006.  He worked as a Union Iron Worker at the Quincy Shipyard for many years before retiring.  Uncle Billy loved to sing and play Santa Claus for his many nieces and nephews at the annual family Christmas Party.  Beloved brother of Herbert Greene of Quincy, Mary DuBeau & her husband Ernest of Mashpee & Rita Sullivan & her husband Joseph of Braintree and the late Joseph & John Greene.    Brother in law of Joanne Borek Greene of Quincy and Mary Canavan Greene of S. Boston.  Also survived by his long-time girlfriend Kathy Gannon of Weymouth and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & nephews.  He was a friend of Bill W. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Wednesday 4-8 pm.  Funeral mass at St. Ann’s Church 757 Hancock St. Quincy Thursday morning at 10.  Burial private.  Donations may be made in his memory to the Gavin House 675 East 4th St. South Boston, MA 02127 

Queeney, Thomas F.  passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 27, 2012. Born in Boston, he grew up in Milton and had resided in Pocasset for the past 10 years. A graduate of Milton High School, Mr. Queeney was an Air Force veteran and a retired Supervisor of the U.S. Post Office at South Postal Annex, So. Boston. He is survived by his devoted children; Karen Jeghers and her husband Michael of Carver and Thomas F. Queeney of Boston, his sisters; Helen Modica of Medford and Mary Shinney and her husband Michael of Scituate, his 6 grandchildren; Michael, Melissa, Kimberlee and Christopher Jeghers of Carver and Kate and Sarah Queeney of Holliston and his beloved dachshund “Fritz”.  Visiting will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday morning 8:30 to 10, prior to the Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton at 10:30 AM. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Fr. Bill’s Place, Development Office, 22 Washington St. Quincy, MA 02169

Elliot,  Kathleen C. (Thompson), age 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Born, raised and educated in PA, she had lived in Dorchester prior to her move to Weymouth 29 years ago. The beloved wife of the late Robert D. Elliot, she is survived by her devoted children, Patricia A. Abrams and her husband, Dennis of Billerica and Daniel R. Elliot and his wife Catherine of Quincy, her loving grandchildren; Katherine, Timothy & Matthew Elliot and Kyle & Ryan Abrams, 4 great grandchildren and former daughter-in-law, Karen Joyce of Dorchester. She was the grandmother of the late Daniel Elliot and sister of the late Peggy Morris, Mary Hunt, Rose Pendy, John, Joseph & Paul Thompson. A Funeral Service will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 2151, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101

Matta, Youssef M., age 68, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, May 25, 2012. A former High School Teacher, Mr. Matta was born in Lebanon and had resided in Weymouth. The beloved husband of Liliane (Rouhana) Matta of Weymouth, MA, he is also survived by his devoted children; Saide (Matta) Sebaaly, Antoine Matta, Maroun Matta, Hayssam Matta, Roula (Matta) Rouhana, and Diamona (Matta) Khalil all of Weymouth, MA,  Ramez Matta of Wilbraham, MA and Nassim Matta of Quincy, MA, his brothers and sisters; Nawal Chahine, Feryal El-Hachem, Saada Hraibe, Boutros Matta and Paul Matta and his 14 loving grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon., May 28, 4 to 8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Theresa of Lisieux Church, Tuesday, May 29 at 11 AM. Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 2151, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101 or St. Theresa of Lisieux Church, 343 North Main St., Brockton, MA 02301.

Salhaney, Rose (Affsa), age 92, of Wollaston, formerly of the South End, Boston. Beloved wife of the late Albert. Devoted mother of Robert, John and Steven Salhaney, all of Quincy. Sister of Matilda Kandalaft of Wollaston, Fred Affsa of Weymouth and the late Lillian Maloof, Russell, Charles, Edward & George Affsa. Also survived by several loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Service at St. John of Damascus Church, 300 West St., (Rte. 135 W at Rte. 95/128 exit 17) Dedham, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 5 to 8 PM. Former owner of the Seabreeze Restaurant, Wollaston Beach and Big J Sandwich Shop, Quincy Sq. Former Seamstress. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. John of Damascus Church, 300 West St., Dedham, MA 02026 

Regan, Rita J. (Morgan), of Milton, May 20, 2012. Beloved wife of the late John F. Regan, Jr. (Major Mass. State Police). Devoted mother of Michael P. Regan & his wife Patricia of Westwood and Stephen W. Regan & his wife Pamela of Milton. Loving grandmother of Michael P. Jr., & Christine, both of Westwood and Kathryn & Nicole, both of Milton. Sister of Joan Murray & her husband Robert of Braintree. Sister-in-law of Patricia Regan of Quincy and the late Jean Rico, formerly of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office, Quincy. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Crafts St., Suite 450, Newton, MA 02458. 

Murphy, Ellen M. (White) of Millton, May 20. Beloved wife of Philip J. Devoted mother of Beverly Sutton of Hanover, Brenda Oskin & her husband, Joe, Kevin M. Murphy, all of Milton and the late Steven J. Murphy. Loving grandmother of Keri DeFilippo, Brittany, Nicki & Kelsey Sutton, Michael & Timothy Oskin and Brendan & Jason Murphy. Sister of Charles M. White of Boston & John V. White of Marshfield.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Former owner of  P.O. Boxes Etc., Milton.       

Carver, Eleanor M. (MacDonald),     age 87, of Dorchester, May 17. Beloved wife of the late Clarence. Mother of the late Patricia Berggren. Devoted sister of Thomas A. MacDonald of FL, Theresa J. Fraser of Holbrook and the late Joseph, Frank, Hubert & Gerald MacDonald, Bertha Bittenhoffer, Bernadette Segal and Brenda Cunningham. Also survived by 2 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Dorchester, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Late member of Neponset Senior K Club & St. Brendan Senior Club. Former employee of C.M.J. Management Co. at Keystone Apts. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Care Alternatives Hospice, 181 Cedar Hill St., Marlborough, MA 0175 

 Baranowski, Stella J. (Olesniewicz) age 88, of Milton, originally from Manchester, NH,  May 16. Beloved wife of Bronislaw J. “Ben”. Devoted mother of Steven Baranowski & his wife, Jean of Norwell, Linda Baranowski of Hingham, William Baranowski & Susan Genduso & her husband, Joseph, all of Milton. Loving grandmother of Zachary & Cara Genduso and Kimberly Baranowski. Dear sister of Julia Dudek & Felicia Craig and the late Josephine Tkacz, Mary Mijal, Helen Reidy, Genevieve Fudala, Henry, Louis and Edward Olesniewicz. Lovingly cared for by her friends at the John Adams Health Care Center. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 3 to 8 PM. Former employee of Kaler, Carney & Liffler Insurance, Co., Rollins Burdick & Hunter Insurance and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to John Adams Health Care Center Activities Fund, 211 Franklin St., Quincy, MA

Tangney, Michael, age 58, of Braintree & Meredith, NH, May 16, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of 34 years of Elizabeth “Betty Ann” (Weare). Loving father of Janine & her husband Torrey Fuller, Kate & her husband, William Alter and Theresa & her husband, Brian DeFelice. Beloved grandfather to Liam & Hannah. Son of Lorraine (Peacock) and the late Robert Tangney. Also survived by many siblings, nieces, nephews, close friends & neighbors. The family will receive relatives & friends at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sat. 1 to 3 PM. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 PM. Interment private. Michael had a long & fulfilling career in the telecommunications field. After retirement, he spent a happy period of his life in Meredith, enjoying his home near Lake Winnipesaukee with his family. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Norwell VNA & Hospice, 120 Longwater Dr. Norwell, MA 02061 and the Meredith Food Pantry, 147 Main St., Meredith, NH 03252.

McHugh, Mary K. (Faulkner) of Milton May 15.  Beloved wife of Joseph J.  Devoted mother of  Thomas J. McHugh of Milton, Mary T. McHugh-Mullane & her husband Matthew of Plymouth, Kathleen P. Grant & her husband Patrick of Weymouth, Rev. Joseph F. McHugh, S.J. of Boston, Brendan J. McHugh & his wife Lori of Peabody, John G. McHugh & his wife Elise of Quincy & Margaret A. McCarthy & her husband Neil of Braintree.  Sister of George Faulkner & Margaret McCole both of Scotland & Jean Faulkner of Milton.  Also survived by 17 loving grandchildren & 1 great grandchild.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Friday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday from 4 to 8 PM.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton 02186.

Lester Warren Franklin, (Ret. BFD) age 94, May 4, 2012 in Charleston SC, at the home of his son, formally of South Weymouth & Boston. Devoted husband for 69 years of the late Eileen F. (O’Donnell). Beloved son of the late Warren E. & Rose I. Franklin. Loving father of Lester W. Franklin, Jr. & his wife Annette of Raleigh, NC, James F. Franklin of Storrs, CT, John E. Franklin, MD & his wife Luna Gainer of Charleston, SC, Eileen F. Franklin of Milton, Kathleen F. Curley & her husband Paul Appleton, MD and Mary E. Eastman & her husband Robert, all of West Hartford, CT. Predeceased by his loving son William P. Franklin & his sister Lucille B. Katz. Survived by 16 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, 2 nephews and 1 niece. Former ship fitter at Boston Naval Shipyard. Served in the US Navy in the Pacific during World War II on the USS Helios (ARB-12). Retired 18 year Boston firefighter at Engine 37. Later joined the Boston School Department as an Electrical Engineer. Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Past President of the Mass. Society of Professional Engineers, Licensed Master Electrician, Notary Public, lifetime member of DAV of Braintree and member of the Weymouth Walking Club. Devoted and loving husband and father who always made each of his children feel special, supported their choices in life and was always there for them. He taught his children how to love unconditionally by his example. An exceptional man with much integrity. His wit will be remembered by all who knew him. An avid reader, he enjoyed playing dominoes, watching war movies and skyping on his IPAD with his children and grandchildren. Staunch fan of the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins and Celtics and looked forward to watching all their games. Memorial donations can be made in his name to the Boston Firefighter Children’s Fund, Local # 718, 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester, MA 02124. (617) 288-2100. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave, Milton, MA, Friday, May 11 from 4 to 8 pm. Mass of Christian burial at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 850 Washington Street, Braintree, MA Saturday, May 12  at 10:30 am. Interment at Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree, MA.Lester Warren Franklin, (Ret. BFD) age 94, May 4, 2012 in Charleston SC, at the home of his son, formally of South Weymouth & Boston. Devoted husband for 69 years of the late Eileen F. (O’Donnell). Beloved son of the late Warren E. & Rose I. Franklin. Loving father of Lester W. Franklin, Jr. & his wife Annette of Raleigh, NC, James F. Franklin of Storrs, CT, John E. Franklin, MD & his wife Luna Gainer of Charleston, SC, Eileen F. Franklin of Milton, Kathleen F. Curley & her husband Paul Appleton, MD and Mary E. Eastman & her husband Robert, all of West Hartford, CT. Predeceased by his loving son William P. Franklin & his sister Lucille B. Katz. Survived by 16 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, 2 nephews and 1 niece. Former ship fitter at Boston Naval Shipyard. Served in the US Navy in the Pacific during World War II on the USS Helios (ARB-12). Retired 18 year Boston firefighter at Engine 37. Later joined the Boston School Department as an Electrical Engineer. Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Past President of the Mass. Society of Professional Engineers, Licensed Master Electrician, Notary Public, lifetime member of DAV of Braintree and member of the Weymouth Walking Club. Devoted and loving husband and father who always made each of his children feel special, supported their choices in life and was always there for them. He taught his children how to love unconditionally by his example. An exceptional man with much integrity. His wit will be remembered by all who knew him. An avid reader, he enjoyed playing dominoes, watching war movies and skyping on his IPAD with his children and grandchildren. Staunch fan of the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins and Celtics and looked forward to watching all their games. Memorial donations can be made in his name to the Boston Firefighter Children’s Fund, Local # 718, 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester, MA 02124. (617) 288-2100. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave, Milton, MA, Friday, May 11 from 4 to 8 pm. Mass of Christian burial at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 850 Washington Street, Braintree, MA Saturday, May 12  at 10:30 am. Interment at Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree, MA.

O’Loughlin, Mary M. (Maguire), of Weymouth, formerly of Mattapan, April 30. Beloved wife of Morgan “Moe”.  Devoted mother of Brian G. & his wife, Maureen of Weymouth and  Timothy F. O’Loughlin & his wife Charlene of Marshfield. Loving grandmother of Kathryn, Sheila, Mary, Matthew & Tighe O’Loughlin. Funeral Mass at St. Albert the Great Church, Weymouth Sat. at 1pm. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Administrative Assistant for Harvard Medical School of Public Health. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Albert Church, 1130 Washington St., Weymouth 02189-1932.

Barry, Carol A. (McCarthy) of Milton April 29.  Devoted wife of the late John W. Barry. Loving mother of Gregory J. Barry of Quincy, Scott M. Barry of Milton, Kara E. Zimmerman & her husband Mark of Randolph.  Sister of Eleanor J. McCarthy of Quincy & the late John L. McCarthy.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Friday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. from 4 to 8 PM.  Late owner of Carol Barry Real Estate Co., Milton.Expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute to benefit Ovarian Cancer., PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 022284. 

Malone, Mildred H. (Harris), age 94,of Milton April 29.  Devoted wife of the late William J. Malone.  Loving mother of  Janet M. Foley of Milton & Joy M. Russo of ME.  Sister of the late Francis & Edward Harris, Eileen Malone & Eleanor Francis.  Also survived by 4 grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral  Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester Wednesday morning at 11.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tuesday 4 to 7 PM. Retired Milton Librarian. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Kennebunk Fire Rescue, 1 Summer St., Kennebunk, ME 04043.

Livoti, Rosemary E. “Dolly” of Quincy April 26.  Loving wife of the late Peter C.  Devoted mother of Carrie E. Dwight and her husband Robert of Canton, Linda Pappas and her husband George of Bradford and Peter Livoti and Karen LeClair of Ayer.  Sister of Robert Fraser of Milton, Charles Fraser of Randolph & the late Eleanor Fraser Ryan.  Also survived by her loving grandchildren Laurie Cormier and her husband Briant, Christopher Dwight, J. Michael Weeksand 2 great grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester  Monday morning at 10.   Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sunday from 2 to 5 PM.

Milton– Michael J. Cox, age 54, passed away after a long illness at his home in Palm Springs, CA on Saturday, April 21, 2012. Born and raised in Milton, he was a graduate of Milton High School. Michael had lived in Hull for a number of years and in Key West, FL for 15 happy years with his late partner, Lori Katz, prior to his move to Palm Springs 10 years ago. A retired Private Investigator, he was known for his beautiful smile and his love for animals. The beloved son of the late C. James Cox (Ret. M.P.Det.) and Angela T. (Veneto), he is survived by his devoted sister Angela T. Cox McHugh of Danvers, his loving brothers; Chris and Stephen of CA, Joseph and his wife, Joyce of Hull and James Cox of Quincy. Uncle of Christopher and Kerri. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Monday morning 8:30 to 10:00 prior to Mass. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Milton Animal League, 181 Governor Stoughton Lane, Milton, MA 02186.

Montell Alice E. (Silks), age 93, of Brockton, formerly of Dorchester,April 23, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Anthony “Tony” Montell (ret. B.F.D.).  Devoted mother of Catherine M. McCarthy & her husband, Robert of Holbrook & Marie E. Behan & her husband, Gary of South Easton. Sister of the late Mary Borriello. Loving grandmother of Mary & Chris Reichert, Alice & Paul West, Linda & Bob MacWilliams, Danielle & Brian Harer & Christine Behan. Also survived by 9 great grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Friday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8pm. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Boston Fire Relief Fund, 115 South Hampton St., Boston 02118

Todisco, Alice M. (Dooley) of Bridgewater, Formerly of Randolph in FL, April 21.Loving wife of the late Rocco Todisco.  Devoted daughter of the late John J. and Mildred A. Dooley. Sister of James E. Dooley and his wife, Carole of Pembroke, Joan M. Kanash and her husband, Arnold of Largo, FL and the late Lorraine W. Marsden, Richard J., Frederick M., John J., Jr., and Paul F. Dooley. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews.  Ret. employee of Victoria Diner, Boston. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday from 4 to 8 PM.  Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Randolph, MA Friday  at 12:10pm.

 Linsky, Barbara Ann (Clougherty), age 82, of Milton, formerly of Dorchester & So. Boston, April 14. Beloved wife of the late Det. Arthur Linsky (BPD). Devoted mother of Kathleen A. Richards & her husband Ralph, John M. Linsky, all of Milton, and the late Thomas F. & Arthur J. Linsky. Sister of the late John & Joseph Clougherty. Sister-in-law of Dorothy Clougherty of So. Boston. Also survived by loving grandchildren, great grandchildren & a great great grandson. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours Mon. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, Nurse Manager, Brockton VA Hospital, 940 Belmont St., Brockton, MA 02301.

Milkowski, Zygmunt, of Centerville, formerly of Milton, passed away on April 11.  Beloved husband of Zofia (Walkowiak) Milkowski-Paszak.  Devoted father of Kasia & her husband Jerry Wojsiat of CA, Adam & his wife Nancy Milkowski of Whitman, Adam & Weronika Paszak of Quincy, Peter & his wife Sylwia Paszak of CA & Barbara & Przemyslaw Ginter of Poland.  Also survived by 7 loving grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, South Boston, Monday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sunday 2 to 6PM. Interment at St. Francis of Xavier Cemetery, Hyannis, MA. Late owner of Zyggi Remodeling Co., Milton.

Park, Jeffrey Alexander, age 46, of Milton, in Wareham, April 8. Beloved husband of Carla M. (Thomas). Devoted father of Nina Park of Abington, Zachary Thomas & Mackenzie Park, both of Wareham. Cherished son of Lewis E. of Milton and the late Jean A. (Matthew) Park. Brother of Jodi Jones, Sarah Slayton, both of Plymouth, Heather Bears, Shirley DeVore, both of Milton and the late Dennis Park. Funeral Service at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Milton Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Licensed Master Electrician. Owner of Park Electrical Contractors. Late member of the Corvette Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Park Children Fund, c/o Eastern Bank, 3003 C Cranberry Highway, East Wareham, MA 02538.

Irene V. (Broderick) Parr, of Weymouth, formerly of Marshfield & Wilmington, in her 94th year, passed away with her sons at her bedside on April 8, 2012. Predeceased by her husband, John F., she is the mother of William J. and mother-in-law of Frank B. Brown, both of Weymouth and Godmother of Amanda Hope Donnelly and Cheryle A. Maloon. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Parr was the sister of the late Marion A. Walsh, Ethel C. Doolan, Mildred E., Thomas, Francis, James “Al”, Leo and Paul Broderick. A retired Manager of the Mr. Donut Shop, Hanover, she & her husband were longtime former owners of The Wilmington Diner. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Interment in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Rosen, Carmela M. (DiSciullo) of Randolph, formerly of Abruzzi, Italy and Dorchester, April 7. Beloved wife of William J., Jr. Cousin of Anna Maria DiSciullo & her son, Vincent of Montreal. Also survived by her large loving extended family in the U.S. and Italy. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 7 PM. Retired Administrative Asst. of Anderson Nichols Engineering, Boston. Talented water color artist who presented at local art shows. Longtime member of the Chatterbox Club. Graduate of Girls Latin H.S. and Chandler School for Business. 

Rico, Jean B. (Regan), of Milton, April 5. Beloved wife of the late Thomas M. Sr.  and mother of the late Thomas M. Jr. Devoted mother Jack Rico of Foxboro, Lisa Peterson of Brockton & Elaine F. Moore of Milton. Loving grandmother of Melissa F. & Matthew Rico, Jessica Dougherty Rico, Katelyn T. & Kevin F. Moore, Jr. and Thomas & Harold Peterson. Sister of Patricia Regan of Quincy & the late Maj. John Regan (MA State Police). Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Registered Nurse of the Boston Public Schools. Former ER Nurse of Boston City Hospital and Private Duty Nurse. Graduate of Catherine Laboure College of Nursing, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Philanthropy Office, New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker St., Boston, MA 02120. 

Donoghue, Mary A. (DiNella) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, her loving family by her side.  Born in Quincy, Mary was a lifelong resident of Quincy and a graduate of Quincy High School. She was employed for many years as a waitress at the Cabin Café and Sherry’s Restaurant, Quincy. Mary prayed the Rosary daily, loved playing cards and bingo and was an avid sports fan.  Beloved wife of the late Denis J. “Dinny” Donoghue. Devoted mother of Michael J. Donoghue and Marylee Wall and her husband, Bob all of Holbrook, Paul F. and his wife, Clare, of Braintree and Joseph P. Donoghue and his wife, Elaine, of MD. Step-mother of Judith E. Simpkins of AL and the late Brenda Sharkey and Denis J.Donoghue, Jr. Loving grandmother 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Mother-in-law of the late Jean Donoghue. Sister of   the late Collie Cantelli, Nellie Salvucci, Ava Bonani, Julia Doyle, Linda Norling, Millie Callahan, Lenora, Frank and Sam DiNella. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church, Quincy Tuesday morning at 10.Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Monday 4 to 8pm. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made Archbishop Williams High School, 80 Independence Ave., Braintree 02184.         

Fetherston, Godfrey J., age 97, of Plymouth, formerly of Dorchester & Quincy, March 29. Beloved husband of the late Helen F. (Racki). Devoted father of Patricia M. McClory of Wollaston and Catherine L. “Mickey” Murray & her husband, The Honorable Robert F. of Plymouth. Cherished grandfather of Michelle “Mimi” Beatty, Michael McClory & his wife, Jen, J. Jeffrey McClory & his wife, Tracy and Scott McClory & his wife Heather, Christopher Murray & his wife, Liz and Gregory Murray. Brother of the late Leo, Mary, Dermott, & Emmett Fetherston, Veronica Lane and Patricia Brady. Also survived by 14 loving great grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Monday, April 2, at 12 Noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 5PM. Retired Police Chief at Boston City Hospital.

Blake, Joan E. (Polaski), of Milton, March 28.  Beloved wife of the late John F.  Devoted mother of Jane E. Brown & her husband, Michael, of Milton & Kevin J. Blake & his wife, Patricia, of Canton. Sister of Elizabeth Alfano of NC & the late Jean Madden. Loving grandmother of Blake, Max & Jack Brown and Sarah, Kristen & Drew Blake. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 3 to 6pm. Ret. Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of Multi Financial Corp.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Hospice of the South Shore/VNA Foundation, Inc., 100 Bay State Drive, Braintree 02184.

Cronin, Mary T., age 95, formerly of Milton and So. Boston, March 28. Devoted sister of the late Daniel I., Edward F., John J., and Jeremiah A. Cronin. Sister-in-law of Marilyn Cronin of CT and the late Elizabeth and Anne Cronin. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Sat. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 9:30 to 10:30 AM, prior to the Mass. Retired Reading Specialist of Everett Public School Dept. Graduate of Emmanuel College, Class of 1938 and active Alumnae member. Boston College Masters Degree recipient. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Emmanuel College Office of Development, 400 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115.

Ponticelli, Bernadine C. (Clark), age 89, of Greenwich, CT, formerly of Westwood & Wollaston, MA, March 24. Beloved wife of Nicholas. Loving sister of the late Marge Dooley & Milton Clark. Dear sister-in-law of Louis R. & Mary A. (Ponticelli) Coccimiglio of Milton and the late Tommy, Michael & Anthony Ponticelli. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Former Office Manager of Thorndike, Doran, Paine & Lewis, Boston. Interment private in CT. Please omit flowers. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Research Assn., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Dwyer, Patrick Ryan, age 19, unexpectedly, March 24. Beloved son of Kathleen M. (O’Connor) of Milton and Steven R. Dwyer of NJ. Loving brother of Jacqueline Worth Dwyer of Milton. Devoted grandson of Fredrick R. & Judith A. (Worth) O’Connor of Milton & Ft. Myers, FL and Robert F. & Dorothy T. Dwyer of Norwell. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles & cousins. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:15. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Gosnold of Cape Cod, c/o The Stephen Miller House, 200 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, MA 02540.

Mitchell, Grace A. (Flanagan), of  Plymouth, formerly of Milton, March 19. Beloved wife of the late Albert M. Devoted mother of Dr. Paul F. Mitchell of Brewster & his wife, Peggy, Ann M. Benedict of  Plymouth, Dr. Albert M. Mitchell of CA & his wife, Yvonne & Julie T. Mitchell of So. Weymouth. Loving grandmother of Larissa, Tara, Joe, Jed, Maria, Brian & 12 great grandchildren. Mother-in-law of the late Charles Benedict.  Sister of the late Mary Hughes, John, Thomas, Paul & Ruth Flanagan. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Former member of St. Agatha Church Ladies Sodality. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha School, 440 Adams St., Milton 02186.  Grace's Family would like to acknowledge and thank the devoted caregivers at the Emeritus, Plymouth. We are grateful for their love, kindness and support during our mother's years at Emeritus.  

Marinucci, Guido W., age 93, of Roslindale, March 17. Beloved husband of the late Tomasina (Pallidino). Devoted father of Carmine G. & his wife, Catherine of Roslindale and the late Joey C. Marinucci. Loving grandfather of Joseph Marinucci & his wife, Shelly & Marianne Butler & her husband, William. Great grandfather of Danielle & Samantha Marinucci and Kristen Butler. Brother of the late Rose Mullen, Angie Tropeano, Joseph, Salvatore and Frank Marinucci. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday morning 9:30 to 11, followed by a Funeral Service at 11 AM. Retired employee of B.F.I., Quincy. Former Shop Steward of Local 379 AFL-CIO

Linda Lee (Bailey) Tivnan of Quincypassed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at the Quincy Medical Center after a long battle with cancer. Born in Burlington, VT, Linda was raised and educated in Boston. She was a resident of Quincy for over 30 years and was employed by Aiello, Quincy for several years. During her long illness, Linda loved to shop and have lunch with her daughter and grandchildren. She was the devoted mother of Pamela M. Tivnan of Stoughton and Tina Lee Herget and her husband, Francis J., Jr., of  Hanover and loving grandmother of Angela M. Dodd, Savannah Lee Herget and Francis Joseph Herget, III. Sister of Herbert Goulette of VT, Maude Bissonnette of Hull, Annette Martin of NC, Rick of MD, Mary, Gary, John, Howard, Bruce all of VT and the late Betty and Debbie Bailey. Former wife of the late Irvin T. Tivnan. Loved by Kenny. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Monday evening 4 to 8pm and a Service will be held that evening at 5:30pm. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham 01701-1800.

Gustin, Joan M., of Milton, March 11. Devoted sister of George of Framingham, Walter of FL and the late Robert Gustin & Mildred Pesaturo. Loving cousin of Charles A. Melendy, Jr. & Carol Lavita, both of Milton & Robert Melendy of CA. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and other cousins. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 3 to 7 PM. Late Associate of the Sisters of St. Joseph and volunteer at St. Clement Church, Somerville. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sisters of St. Joseph, Mission Advancement Office, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135. 

Kazmierczak, Helena, of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, March 9, 2012. Born in Nieczuj, Poland. Beloved wife of the late Marian. Devoted mother of Elizbieta Welz and her husband, Valdemar, of Milton and Walter Kazmierczak and his wife, Stephanie, of Easton, CT. Loving grandmother of Nika, Max and Tosia Welz and Luke and Lara Kazmierczak. Cherished sister of Irene Dasko and beloved aunt of Lila and Andrzej Pronczuk of Milton. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, So. Boston, Thurs., March 15 at 10AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed., March 14  4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be sent to the Polish Cultural Foundation of MA, 396 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215.

Flaherty, Mary G., of Quincy March 9.  Devoted wife of the late Raymond Lorandeau.  Loving aunt of Thomas M. Flaherty & his wife Eleanor of Bridgewater, Mark G. Flaherty & his wife Lori of Rockland, & David J. Flaherty & his wife Mary Kay of Chelmsford.  Also survived by many loving grandnieces & grandnephews.  Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Crescent St., W. Quincy on Wednesday at 10AM.  Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, 8:30 to 9:30 am prior to Mass.  Retired employee of NE Telephone & Telegraph Co.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Mary Church, Crescent St., Quincy, MA 02169.

Horgan, Virginia L. (Brindley), of Milton, March 9. Beloved wife of the late Paul F. Devoted mother of Paula A. Parks of NY, Michelle A. Doherty of Holbrook & Paul Horgan of Weymouth. Cherished grandmother of Thomas F. Tobin, Amanda B. & Michael J. Doherty. Loving sister of Joseph H. Brindley of CA. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of St. Agatha Church. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.

Mahoney, Robert Carey, of Milton, formerly of West Roxbury, March 8. Beloved husband of Barbara M. (Murphy). Devoted father of Sean & Jennifer of Falmouth, ME, Stephen R. & Ruth of Springfield, R. Scott & Cindy of Freeport, ME and Keith A. Mahoney & Dana of Roslindale. Cherished grandfather of Abigail, Liam, Gavin, Gabriel, Louisa, Lucy, Eamonn, Owen, Nick, Cate & Phinneas Mahoney. Loving brother of the late John F. Mahoney. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. Interment private. Executive Director of PEOPLE Inc., Fall River. Member of the Catholic Inter-racial Council. Board member of the Rotary Club of Fall River, MA Council for Human Services Providers and the Sheppard Center. Member of the Milton Town Warrant Committee. Milton Little League Coach. Longtime active parishioner of St. Elizabeth Church. Graduate of Boston College, Class of 1957. Recipient of Masters and Doctoral Degrees from Boston College School of Social Work. U.S. Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Robert C. Mahoney Scholarship Fund, Springfield Renaissance School, 1170 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104.

O’Malley, Constance M. (Mackin) of Falmouth and Hobe Sound, FL, formerly of Milton, died peacefully at home in West Roxbury on March 4, 2012 after a long illness. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. O’Malley. Loving mother of Kathy and her husband Paul Troy of West Roxbury, Charles J., Jr. and his wife Deborah O’Malley of Marshfield, Kerin Connolly and her husband Mark of Duxbury, Terence J. O’Malley of Weymouth, Norine Simmler and her husband Chris of West Roxbury, with whom she made her home in her final days, Colleen Brennan and her husband Jack of Norwell, Maura O’Malley of Falmouth, the late Patrice O’Malley Mead and Sean and Timothy O’Malley. Mother-in-law of Tim Mead of Wellesley. Sister of the late Chares P. Mackin , Claire Mackin  and Sister Regina Claire Mackin, SC. Connie was the loving and proud Gam to twenty grandchildren who filled her life with joy. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton,  Wednesday 4- 8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton , Thursday, March 8 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Connie’s memory may be made to MGH Gillette Center for Women’s Cancers Fund, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 66, Boston, MA 02114.

Kelly, James J., of Milton, March 3. Beloved husband of 63 years of Mildred F. (Roach). Devoted father of James K. Kelly & his wife, Allison Zippay of Milton, Kathleen A. Piekarski & her husband, John of Sandwich, Noreen F. Kelly & her husband, George Tremblay of Beverly and Eileen Kelly & her husband, Lowell Boyers of NYC. Cherished grandfather of Joshua, Lauren, Drew, Matthew, Ian & Madison. Loving brother of the late Mary Lynch & Jack Kelly. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of General Services Administration, Boston. Past Vice Pres. of NARFE, Chapter # 430, Quincy. Past Officer of the Shawmut Associates, Dorchester. WW II Army Air Corps veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368.

Killion, Ann E.  passed away peacefully, in the company of her loving family, on Wednesday, February 22. Born in Boston, she grew up in Dorchester and graduated from Jeremiah Burke High School. Most recently a Quincy resident for many years, she formerly lived in Brockton. Miss Killion was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and a former member of St. Joseph Church Sodality, Quincy. The devoted sister of Margaret M. Cochrane of Braintree, Mary L. Gabriel of Quincy and the late Thomas W. Killion, she is also survived by her loving nephews, Thomas P. Cochrane of Norwell and Daniel P. Gabriel of Arlington, VA. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Monday at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours will be at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sunday 2 to 6 PM. Interment in Mt. Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury.

Greenwood, Mary E. (Manning), of Canton, formerly of Mattapan, Feb. 22.  Beloved wife of the late Charles E.  Devoted mother of  Dennis Greenwood of NH. Loving grandmother of Jessica M. Thibodeau & Mellissa A. Greenwood. Sister of the late John & Barbara Ann Manning.  Funeral Mass at St. Gerard Majella Church, Canton Sat. morning at 10. Visiting  hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Clerical Worker for Purity Supreme/ Heartland  Supermarket & Thermo Electron, Waltham. Former Town of Canton Traffic Supervisor. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to de Rham Hosipce House, 65 Chilton St., Cambridge 02138.  

Flaherty, James F., of Quincy, Feb. 16. Beloved son of the late Patrick J. & Margaret (Cronin) Flaherty. Devoted brother of Ann M. Walsh of Milton & the late Joseph P. Flaherty. Brother-in-law of Thomas D. Walsh & the late Gloria Flaherty. Also survived by 7 loving nieces & nephews and many grandnieces & grandnephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tues. 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton 02186

Woelfel, Edward J., of Milton, formerly of Jamaica Plain, Feb. 10. Beloved husband of Catherine F. (Seaver). Devoted father of Stephen M.  & his wife, Valeria of Chestnut Hill, Joseph E.  & his wife, Donna of No. Attleboro, Jeffrey of FL and Mark Woelfel of  Plymouth. Loving grandfather of Justin, Aidan, Gian & Nico Woelfel. Brother of Marguerite Cushing of FL. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. at a time to be announced. Visiting hours Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Former Owner of Chevron Gas Station, Centre St., Jamaica Plain. Former employee of Milton Auto Sales and member of Boylston Schul–Verein, German Assn. U.S. Navy Veteran 

Hume, Anthony Patrick, of Milton, formerly of Braintree & Clonbullogue, Co. Offaly, Ireland, Feb. 10. Beloved husband of Rose M. (Browne). Devoted father of Barry of Milton, Michael & John, both of Braintree. Father-in-law of Miguel, Michelle & Shannon. Loving grandfather of Connor, Charlie, Emma, Fiona, Noel & Molly Hume. Brother of Fran Sheehan of Co. Tipperary, Laurie of Co. Cavan, John of Co. Offaly and the late Michael, Noel & Arthur Hume. Retired Owner of Hume Cleaning Service Co., Inc., Braintree. Active member of the Irish Cultural Center, Canton. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:15. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Pine St. Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118. 

Kyle, Helena M. “Lena” (Araujo), age 47, of Quincy, Feb. 10. Beloved wife of Louis G. Ferreira & the late Matthew J. Kyle. Devoted mother of Ryan A., Joseph M. & Patrick S. Kyle and Marissa H. Ferreira. Cherished daughter of Manuel J. Araujo of Quincy and the late Adelina Ligisa (Cabral). Loving sister of Maria M. “Nela” Daukas of So. Weymouth, Carlos A. “Cai” Araujo of Taunton and Jose M. “Ze” Araujo of Brockton. Lena’s free spirit allowed her to pursue her passion in Realty. Funeral Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church, 234 Pleasant St., So. Weymouth, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Cape Cod, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601.

Skalinski, Stefan T., age 92, of Dorchester, formerly of Poland, Feb. 9. Beloved husband of Danuta (Adamska). Devoted father of Wieslaw J. “Jeff” of Somerville, David J. & his wife, Laurena of Derry, NH and Tadeusz K. “Ted” Skalinski & his wife, Paula of Dorchester. Loving grandfather of Jessica J. & Stefan M. Skalinski. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, 243 Neponset Ave., Dorchester, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. Retired employee of Tufts Univ. Former P.O.W. of a German Labor Camp and member of the Polish Division of the British Army, prior to his move to the U.S. 

Spinelli. Gaetano “Guy”, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, Feb. 7. Beloved husband of the late Madeline M. “Mal” (Juliano). Devoted father of Guy A. Spinelli, M.D. & his wife, Rosemonde of  Easton, and Stephen M. Spinelli of Quincy. Loving  grandfather of Peter J., Paul J. & Joia G. Spinelli. Brother of Olga Conti & Virginia Costello both of Quincy, Dorothy Juliano of Dorchester, Daniel of Boston, & James Spinelli of NJ and the late Anne Marie Morse. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, W. Quincy Sat. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Fri. 4 to 8. Ret. Boston Patrolman. Former member of the Patrolman’s Assn & VFW Post #1018, Dorchester. WW II Army Air Corps veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Quincy Branch of the South Shore Y.M.C.A., 79 Coddington St., Quincy 02169. 

Brown, Daniel J  ., of Brockton, formerly of Quincy. Died on February 4, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was 60. Beloved husband of Cindy L. (Rei). Devoted son of Agnes L. (Santosuosso) Brown of No. Quincy & the late Joseph E. Brown. Loving father of Joseph D. & his wife Kristen of Brockton, Daniel P. of Quincy and Shannon M. Brown of Brockton. Step-father of Lisa Rideout of Rockland. Cherished grandfather of Daniel P. Brown, Jr., Brianna Rideout & D.J. Dolan. Brother of Deborah J. Brown-Haas of E. Weymouth & Joe Bud Brown of No. Quincy. Former husband of Nancy (Mucci) Blauss. Uncle to 3 loving nephews & a niece. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, No. Quincy, Sat. morning at  10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 3 to 7 PM. Retired Iron Worker of Local # 7. Former owner of Top Line Construction, Duxbury. Decorated U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, served in the Air Calvary. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Mass. General Hospital, Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis c/o MGH Development Office, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114   .

 Pauline A. McCormack of Milton, Feb. 3. Devoted sister of the late William B. McCormack & her infant sister, Mary Josephine. Sister-in-law of Joan McCormack of Milton. Dear friend of Jean Donahue. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews & friends. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 9:30 to 10:30, prior to Mass. Twenty five year Member, former Elementary School Teacher & Social Worker of the Sisters of Mercy Order, Cedar Rapids, IA. Retired 25 year Elementary School Teacher of the Emerson School, Malden School Dept. Former active member of St. Elizabeth Church as a Eucharistic Minister, Choir Member & Religious Education Teacher. Graduate of Mt. Mercy College, IA and Suffolk Univ. recipient of Masters Degree in Educ. Two year resident of Marian Manor, So. Boston In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Sisters of Mercy, West Midwest Community, 1125 Prairie Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, IA. 52402-4737. 

Acker, Lawrence N., age 102, of Scituate, formerly of Milton,Jan. 31. Beloved husband of the late Helen (Dee).  Devoted father of the late Jeanne D. Grande. Loving grandfather of Valerie Grande & her partner, Ann Noble of N.Weymouth, Laura Grande & her husband, Patrick Kilduff and Joelle Baehrend & her husband, Jeff all of Dorchester. Great grandfather of Audrey Baehrend & Joseph Kilduff. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sat. morning at 11. Visiting hr.10 to11 prior to service. Ret. Mechanic for Stone Trucking, Cambridge.

Donelan Paul J.(ret.B.P.D.), of Abington & Marshfield, formerly of Dorchester,Jan. 30. Beloved husband of the late Catherine M. (Crowley). Devoted father of  Mary A. Bishop & Lisa D. O’Connor & her husband Brian all of Marshfield, Annmarie Donelan-Stancato & her husband Vincent Stancato of Milton, Paul J. & his wife Donna of J.P. and Brian A. Donelan & his wife Susan of Roslindale. Loving grandfather of Kelly & her husband Alvin, Eve, Marissa, Justin, Gabe & Mary Kate and his grandson, Michael. Brother of Kay LaPorte of FL & the late Steve, Jack, & Bob Donelan and Jane Aspis. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Boston Police Officer. WWWII Navy Veteran. Interment in National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, 02284-9168.  

McCaffrey, Irene E. (Benson), of Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester & Brockton, Jan. 30. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Devoted mother of Cynthia Goff-Hogan & her husband William E. Hogan of Boston. Sister of Kathleen McCormick of CT, Pauline Roach of FL & the late Richard & Joseph Benson. Loving grandmother of Jesse E. Goff & his wife Julie and great grandmother of Aidan & Gavin Goff. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 11:30. Visiting hrs. at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 7pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Native American Heritage Assn., P.O. Box 512, Rapid City, SD 57709.

Cremin, Irene M. (Stanton), age 90, of Dorchester, Jan. 30. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Devoted mother of Thomas E. Cremin & his wife, Deborah of Jamaica Plain and the late Irene George, Margaret Nally and Baby Girl Cremin. Also survived by 12 loving grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Longtime volunteer of the Carney Hospital. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168

Whelan, Anne. F. (Furey), age 88, of Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester & Falmouth, Jan. 19. Beloved wife of the late Walter F. Devoted  mother of Julianne W. Fitzgerald of Milton, Christine M. Taylor of Weymouth, Susan W. MacDonald of Braintree, Joan E. Perry of  TN, Walter F. Whelan, Jr. of CA & Mark S. Whelan of AZ. Sister of Catherine Slein of Dedham, Maryrose Duffy of Westwood, Joan Ward of  Norwood , Frank & Jack Furey both of Winchester and the late William & Edward Furey. Loving grandmother of  8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren & her late granddaughter, Elizabeth Kulikowski. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Wed. morning at 10:15.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tues. 4 to 8pm. Interment in National Cemetery, Bourne Wed. at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Catholic TV Center, P.O. Box 9196, Watertown 02471 

O’Sullivan, Ruth A. (Lane), age 86,of Milton, Jan. 19. Beloved wife of the late John F. Devoted mother of Susan J. Goldschmidt of VA & Beth Ann Peterson of Milton and the late Ruth Ann & Jean Marie O’Sullivan. Sister of  Madeline L. Feldmann of Braintree, & the late Helen G. Callahan, Catherine A. Miethe, Marilyn F. Walsh, Alice Robertson, Priscilla A. Jacobus and Richard J. & Evelyn J. Lane. Grandmother of 10 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun., 12 to 3 PM. Former employee of New Eng. Tel & Tel. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Hancock Park Staff Appreciation Fund, 164 Parkingway, Quincy 02169.  

Ramondi, Lawrence A., of Easton, formerly of Mattapan, Jan. 16. Beloved husband of Geraldine B. (Crowley). Devoted father of Jeanne M. Behen & her husband Jim of Easton, Stephen F. & his wife Amy of Mansfield, Mark L. of Easton and Lawrence R. Ramondi & his wife Tracy of Milton. Father-in-law of the late Maureen Ramondi. Brother of Cecelia O’Dea of Chicago and the late Valentina Grant, Catherine Burdick, Johanna O’Connor, Gloria Holt, Mary Noyes, Lucy Anderson, and James & Emilio Ramondi. Also survived by 12 loving grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of Pneumatic Scale Corp., Quincy. Former employee of L.E. Mason Co., Hyde Park. WW II Navy Veteran who served in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Research Assn., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Lucas, Joanne B. (Roche), of Walpole, formerly of Hyde Park, Jan. 14. Beloved wife of Gerard F. (Ret. District Chief BFD).  Devoted mother of Sean J. Lucas of Jamaica Plain & Joanne B. Musto of E. Walpole. Loving Nana to Stephen & Ryan Musto. Loving daughter of the late Jean Davies. Sister of Robert J. of St. Marys, GA and the late Barbara Jean Roche. “Auntie” is also survived by the loving Keefe and Lucas families. Funeral Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, Walpole, Wed. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues., 4 to 8 PM. Former Teacher of Most Precious Blood School, Hyde Park. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Kane, Martin M., of Milton, formerly of Carraroe, Co. Galway, Ireland & Dorchester, Jan. 11. Beloved husband of Bridgie (Barrett). Devoted father of  Mary Kane, John Kane, Ann Issner & her husband Eric, Sarah Kane-Heiskari & her husband John all of Milton, Martin Kane & his wife Michelle of Wakefield and Bernadette O’Sullivan & her husband Brendan of Ireland. Loving grandfather of Nicholas, Andrew, Christopher, Alex, Kieran, Zachary, Martin, Emma & Caitlin. Brother of Anthony of Yarmouth, Padraic of Ireland & Jimmy Kane of Wales and the late Thomas & Johnny Kane, both formerly of Ireland & his twin sister Ann Flaherty, formerly of England. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm. Ret. employee of the Boston Housing Authority & late member of the Carpenter’s Union Local 67. Longtime member & supporter of G.A.A. Former Eucharistic Minister at St. Gregory Church & Usher at St. Agatha Church. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church Renovation Fund, 432 Adams St., Milton 02186.

Best, James J., age 84, of So. Weymouth & Spring Hill, FL, formerly of Dorchester, Jan. 5. Beloved husband of Anne H. (Garvey). Devoted father of Kathryn M. Best-Manzo & her husband Peter, Andrew L. & his wife Lynne & Michael T., all of So. Weymouth, James J., Jr. & his wife Shelley of FL and the late Matthew J. Best. Loving grandfather of Michael, Jennifer, Stephanie, Julie & Daniel. Brother of Virginia Lyons of Westwood, Joseph Best of Randolph and the late Gladys Ralph, John & Mary Best. Funeral Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church, So. Weymouth, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Former Metropolitan Police Officer & retired MA ABCC Investigator & Police Chief of Stonehill College. Late member of Chiefs of Police Retirement Assn. and the Halfax Country Club. WW II Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Mass. General Hospital Benefits & Development Office, 165 Cambridge St., Boston, MA 02114. Interment National Cemetery-Bourne, Mon. at 2:45PM.

Manna, Grace M. (Kain), age 93, of Kingston, formerly of Dorchester & Quincy, Jan. 3. Beloved wife, of 62 yrs., of Anthony T. Devoted mother of  Robert & his wife  Lynn of Peabody, Michelle & her husband Dan McNicol of FL & Paul Manna & his wife Louise of Dorchester, Patricia Canniff & her husband Bill of Milton and Janice Abbott & her husband Dwight of Duxbury. Sister of Joseph of Dorchester & Robert Kain, & Arlene Willis both of Braintree and the late Marjorie Mulrey & Francis Kain. Loving grandmother of Christopher, Courtney & Michaela Abbott, Katie, Kristen & Michelle Canniff, Robbie & the late Karen Manna & 4 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Quincy Fri. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Research Assn., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown 02472.

Lynch, Ellen M. (Ahern), of Quincy, Jan. 1. Beloved wife of the late John F. Devoted mother of John F., Jr. and his wife Ann of Norwell and Jeremiah A. Lynch of Quincy. Loving grandmother of Ian & Meaghan Lynch, both of Norwell. Sister of the late Shelia Hankey & Katherine Coughlin. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Boston School Teacher of the Mather School, Dorchester. Graduate of Boston Teachers College, Class of ’52. Former member of the Proparvulis Club, the Red Hat Society & a former Aramethian. 

Milan, Philip N., of Duxbury, formerly of Scituate & Dorchester, died peacefully at home on Dec. 31. Beloved husband of Ellen M. (Leary). Devoted son of the late Philip P. & Evelyn (Shamaly) Milan. Dear brother of John Milan of Canada, Marilyn Swinney of GA and Carole Danis of Washington State. Brother-in-law of Maria & Lee Mann, Jackie & Pam Leary, Bobby & Libby Leary and Brian & Maryann Leary. Also survived by nieces, nephews & several cousins. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Neponset, Wed. morning at 111:30am. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Former owner of Neponset Communications Co., Inc. Late Telecommunications Project Manager & Consultant. Managed many Projects, among them the Archdiocese of Boston and the Nigerian Government. Former Teacher at Northeastern Univ. Air National Guard Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Fisher House Boston, P.O. Box 230, South Walpole, MA 02071.

McSweeney, Theresa Joyce (Sullivan), age 82, formerly of Milton, MA, peacefully passed into the arms of Christ on Dec. 29 in FL. Beloved wife of the late John J. McSweeney. Devoted mother of Joyce A. Sacco & her husband, Troy M. of Nokomis, FL. Loving grandmother of Elicia, Jillian, & Mac Sacco. Sister of Barbara Toomey of Braintree & the late Sr. Mary Sullivan, SND & Daniel Sullivan. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Milton Real Estate Agent and former employee of Westinghouse Corp., Readville. Longtime active parishioner of St. Elizabeth Church. She enjoyed many years with her grandchildren. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Research Assn., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Doherty, Martha T. (MacDonald), age 81, of Milton, Dec. 26. Beloved wife of the late Robert K.“Red” (ret. M.F.D.).  Devoted mother of Kelly A. Gallagher & her husband Richard, Linda J., William J., Brian A. (Lt. M.F.D.), Paul  P. & his wife Andrea  all of Milton, Gerard E. & his wife Donna of South Weymouth, & Erin L. Doherty & David Crowe of Brockton, and the late Kyle Doherty. Sister of Robert J. MacDonald of CT & the late Mary Hulme, Walter, John & Rita MacDonald. Grandmother of  6 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Fri. morning at 11:15. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton. Thurs. 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Milton Firefighters’ Relief Assn., 515 Canton Ave., Milton 02186.   

Cox, Helen Jane (Stanton), age 81, of Milton, in Pennsylvania, Dec. 21. Beloved wife of the late John W. Cox. Devoted mother of Joyce A. Arbutina & her husband, David of PA, John Christopher Cox & his wife Ursula of VA, Gerard L. Cox & his wife Nicola of MI, Daniel W. Cox & his wife Lisa of Quincy, Jacqueline C. O’Brien & her husband Gregory of Milton and Janine O’Connor & her husband Thomas of NY. Also survived by 17 cherished grandchildren. Loving sister of the late Dorothy Donahue, Gertrude Bird, Paul, Richard, Robert, Edward & John Stanton. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 7 PM. Retired Nurse who worked in a range of nursing jobs. Former Nurse of Marion Manor, So. Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Rosie’s Place, 889 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118.

O’Neill, James E., 82, of Milton & Cotuit, formerly of Stoughton passed away peacefully on Dec. 22. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara A. (Foley) and proud father of Barbara LaSalle & her husband Rick of Cumberland, RI, Mary Sabin & her husband Jim of Milton, Jim O’Neill & his wife Kathy of Ashburn, VA, Mark O’Neill & his wife Jane of Bridgewater, Jeanne Lieb & her husband George of East Greenwich, RI and Karen Cicchetti & her husband Larry of Mansfield. Also survived by 12 loving grandchildren whom he cherished; Justin, Matt, Mike, JJ, Kelly, Katie, Anthony, Patrick, Jimmy, Marissa, Ashley & Kevin. Brother of Joan Flynn of Hyde Park and the late Jack O’Neill. Jim was a pioneer in the computer industry since 1957 and led technology organizations for Honeywell, GTE & Raytheon. He was the Past Commander of American Legion Post # 89 and a member of VFW Post # 1645 in Stoughton. He was President of Stoughton Little League.  He was President of Stoughton Youth Athletic Club and during his tenure he focused on the enhancement of sports programs for girls. He was a graduate of Boston Latin School, ’46 and was inducted into the BLHS Athletic Hall of Fame. He received his BA in economics from Boston College ’51.  He was a veteran of the Air Force and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan during the Korean War. Since the death of his beloved wife, Jim has immersed himself in genealogy and was proud to have over 5000 members of his family tree identified. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Interment National Cemetery, Bourne, Tues. at 12:45 PM.  

Linehan, John P., Esq., age 84, of Milton, Dec. 22. Beloved husband of Mildred C. (Geary). Devoted father of Colleen M. Fish & her husband John F. of Quincy, Cathleen M. Arvidson & her husband Dean B., Jr. of Westborough, Charlene M. DeLutrie & her husband John of FL and the late Christine M. Linehan. Loving grandfather of John & Kaitlin Fish, Laura Arvidson-Guzman & her husband Francisco and Kimberly Arvidson. Brother of Ann Snow of FL and the late Margaret James, Timothy & Edward Linehan. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Attorney of Traveler’s Insurance Co. Former Milton Selectman, former member of Milton Planning Board Member and Town Meeting Member. Former Board Member of Fuller Trust. Fuller Trust named a building in his name in appreciation for his service. Past Grand Knight, Milton K. of C. Graduate of Suffolk University, Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern - Graduate Degree. Attended Bentley College. WW II and Korean War veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186.

Bacci, Paul J. (Ret. Lt. B.F.D.),of Milton, formerly of Roslindale, Dec. 19. Beloved husband of Barbara A. (Ward). Devoted father of Paula Rivera of CA, Sally Tapley & her husband Jeff of Medfield, John Bacci & his wife Sharon and Christina Saraf & her husband Jack all of Milton. Stepfather of Deborah Bocchino & her husband Robert of Weymouth, Carol Nestler & her husband Bernard of Easton, David & his wife Michelle of Weymouth andChristopher Foote & his wife Lisa of E. Bridgewater. Brother of Dominic of Roslindale & Thomas Bacci of Medford, & Winifred Harn of Norwood. Loving grandfather of 12 grandchildren & 9 step- grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm. Ret. LT. Boston Fire Dept. Korean War veteran. Late member of the Norwood Elks. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham 01701-1800 

Barry, Rita E. (King), of Hanover, formerly of South Boston, Dec. 18. Beloved wife of the late David J. Devoted mother of David J. Barry, Jr. & his wife, Barbara E. of Rockland and Maureen B. Mamet & her husband, George J. of Marshfield. Daughter of the late James M. & Dela E. (McDonough) King. Sister of the late John J. King (Cpt. BPD), Rev. Edward F. King, James R. King, Mary J. Daly, Dorothea B. Capeless, and Virginia L. Haley. Also survived by 6 loving grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at Gate of Heaven Church, 615 E. 4th St., So. Boston Wed. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired long time employee of Nynex Treasury Office. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Life Care of the South Shore, 309 Driftway, Scituate, MA 02066.

Donahue, Daniel J., age 64, of Milton & Moultonboro, NH, formerly of Dorchester, Dec. 16. Beloved wife of 41 years of Linda A. (Signorini). Devoted father of Carolyn G. Conant of San Francisco & Kristen Appleman of Milton. Loving grandfather of Daniel R. & Isabel R. Appleman. Brother of Claire Paulson of Norwell, Patricia Langille of Canton, Helen Caffrey of Holbrook and the late John Donahue & Marilyn Johnston. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. Late Senior Superintendant & Vice President of Jones Lang Lasalle, Boston. Late member of the Winnipesaukee Sportsmen’s Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Trosper, Grace S. (Zona), age 90, a former longtime proud resident of Savin Hill, Dorchester, of Rockland, Dec. 16. Beloved wife of the late Elmer E. Devoted mother of Denise DeVito  & her husband, Joseph of Everett, Doreen J. Learning of Rockland, Donna Trosper  & Darlene Downing & her husband, Glen, all of Abington. Sister of Eleanor Talanian of NC and the late Angelina Elia, Mary Monsour & Katherine DeSisto. Also survived by 3 loving grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church, 392 Hanover St., Hanover, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, 01701.

Horan, Josephine M. “Pat” (Scrocco), age 91, of Quincy, Dec. 14. Devoted mother of Beverly Dickson & her husband, Peter of Canton & James L. Horan of N. Quincy. Sister of the late Louis Scrocco. Loving grandmother of Charlotte Dickson-Mysliwicz & her husband Thomas of  Mansfield & Sarah Danna & her husband Robert of Canton. Great grandmother of 2 great grandchildren. Ret. 33 year employee of N. E. Tel & Tel. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. at 10:30am. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave. Milton 9:00 to 10:00 am prior to Mass.  

Leonard, Charles Frederick, age 63, of Milton, unexpectedly, Dec. 8. Beloved son of the late Charles F. & Barbara A. (Joseph) Leonard. Devoted brother of Rosemary Kouider & her husband, Kader of Duluth, GA and Barbara A. Estrella & her husband, Richard of Brea, CA. Loving uncle of Jonathan, Matthew & his wife, Araceli, Mark & Daniel Estrella, all of CA. Granduncle of Jacob, Caleb & Elena. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Funeral Service & interment private. Self-employed Currency Trader. Former employee of Nynex. Graduate of Boston College, Class of 1972, Assumption College 1975, Masters Degree recipient and MBA recipient from Univ. of Chicago 1997. Member of Milton Men’s Bowling League. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701

Cremins, Mary M., of Milton, suddenly, Dec. 7. Beloved daughter of the late Patrick J. & Lillian A. (Dempsey) Cremins. Devoted sister of Patricia A. Cremins of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 9 to 10, prior to the Mass. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Retired employee of John Hancock Insurance Co., Boston. 

Chiarello, Susan A., of Dorchester, Dec. 7. Devoted daughter of the late Acursio & Maria (Venezia) Chiarello. Also survived by many loving cousins who fondly called her “Auntie”.  Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sat. morning at 10. Visiting hour 9:00 to 10:00am prior to service. Relatives & friends respectfully invited.  Ret. Claims Agent for Liberty Mutual Ins. Co.

Vidoli, Charles W., Jr., age 27, of Wollaston, Dec. 4. Beloved son of Charles W. of Wollaston and the late Jeanne E. (O’Donnell) Vidoli. Devoted brother of Alyson Vidoli of Los Angeles, Jamie A. Kreuz and her husband, Eric D. of Braintree and Lisa M. Vidoli and Paul MacMillan of Boston. Loving uncle of Charlie Kreuz. Also survived by his loving extended family and many dear friends. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston, Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Interment private. Late employee of Brite Lite Electrical Co., Weymouth. Former employee of Hanover Insurance Co., Braintree. Cum Laude Graduate of U. Mass, Amherst, Isenberg School of Management, Class of 2006. National Honor Society Graduate of North Quincy High School, Class of 2002. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Ann Church, 757 Hancock St., Wollaston, MA 02170

Dowling, Maura A., of Brookline, formerly of NJ, Nov. 29.  Cherished daughter of Moira J. (Cotter) Dowling of VA & the late Kevin L. Sister of Siobhan Johansson & her husband, Robert of VA, Kevin of CA, Rev. Sean P. of the diocese of  Burlington, VT, Seamus & his wife, Julie of NJ and Shane Dowling & his wife, Traci ofVA. Loving aunt of Erin, Shane, Olivia, Liam, & Jillian Dowling. Funeral Mass at St. Clement Eucharistic Shrine, 1105 Boylston St., Boston Sat. at 1pm. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 7pm.  Late Assistant Director & Acting Director at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, former employee of the Sheraton Corp and former Assistant to the Associate Dean at Boston University. Late graduate of University of Virginia (1984) & Harvard University (Masters Degree). She was a lifelong Catholic & loved her Church. She especially enjoyed going to St. Clement Eucharistic Shrine for mass & adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Aid to the Church in Need, 725 Leonard St., P.O. Box 220384, Brooklyn, NY 11222. 

Simmons, William Joseph, formerly of Milton & Dorchester, of Quincy, Nov. 27. Beloved husband of Ann (McKinnon). Devoted father of Mary Whittaker & her husband, Michael, William J. Simmons and his wife, Carole, all of Milton, Diann Simmons and Michael Simmons & his wife, Amy, all of Quincy. Loving grandfather of Michael, Patrick & Colin Whittaker, Julia & Bridget Simmons and Martin Cleary. Brother of Joanne Federico of Brockton, Edward of FL & Robert Simmons of NH. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired U.S. Treasury Agent and Investigator for the F.B.I. Late member of McKeon Post, #146 Dorchester and the Nickerson Post, #382, A.L., Squantum. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton 02186. 

Coletta, Gerard A., Jr., age 82,of Plymouth, formerly of Sandwich & Quincy, Nov. 20. Beloved husband of Margaret B. (O’Brien). Devoted father of Kathleen M. Stefani of Plymouth, Maureen A. Coletta of FL, Gerard A. “Chip” Coletta, III of Norfolk, Marybeth Forbes of Braintree and Michael T. Coletta of Marshfield. Brother of Lawrence of Norwood, Paul of Braintree and the late Alfred, Edmund, & Robert Coletta. Also survived by 9 loving grandchildren. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 3 to 7 PM. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Friday morning at 9. Interment National Cemetery, Bourne, Fri. at 11:15 AM. Retired Executive Assistant to the Norfolk County District Attorney. Past Quincy Parks & Recreation Commissioner for 32 years. Past Cmdr. of Nickerson Post, A.L. Squantum. WW II & Korean Marine Corps. veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 326, Plymouth, MA 02360. 

Bassila, Michael E., age 62, of Randolph, formerly of Beirut, Lebanon, unexpectedly, Nov.19. Beloved husband of 30 years of Monica D. (Curtis). Adoring father of Mireille T. Bassila of Framingham, Monique D. Bassila of Randolph and Cpl. Elias M. Bassila (USMC) of San Diego. Devoted grandfather “Giddo” of Kyliegh R. Bassila. Son of the late Elias N. & Naja Bassila. Son-in-law of Diane Sances of Avon. Loving brother of Nicholas E. Bassila of Salem and Ferial “Michelle” Lemire of Holbrook. Also survived by his large loving extended family. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, 22 Seton Way, Randolph, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Ret. employee of the MBTA, Boston Transportation Bldg. Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, 01701 or American Diabetes Assn, 10 Speen St., 2nd floor, Framingham, 01701.

Downey, Lillian M. (Devine), age 95, of Dorchester, formerly of So. Boston, Nov. 19. Wife of the late John E. Devoted mother of Robert L. Mayhew & his wife, Evelyn of Milton, Patricia K. Fagan & her husband, Douglas of FL and Jacqueline L. Watts and her husband, Robert of Dorchester. Sister of the late James & Edward Devine. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at Gate of Heaven Church, 615 E. 4th St., South Boston, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 3 to 7 PM. Late member of St. Mark’s Senior Club, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 505 N. Parkway, Memphis, TN 38103 

Stanton, Denise Therese (O’Leary), 80, of Milton & Marshfield, formerly of Mattapan & Dorchester, Nov.19 passed peacefully at home with her family. Beloved wife and patron saint of the late Paul S. A most graceful, elegant, and compassionate woman of tremendous faith. A lifelong educator who instilled the values of family, friendship and integrity. Devoted mother of Andrea, Michele & Matthew, all of Milton, Paul Keith of Charlestown, Roger of South Carolina, Anthony of Westwood, and the late Mark.  Loving grandmother of 8.  Sister of the late Carole Kenneally, Donald & Kevin O’Leary.  Sister-in-law of the late George Kenneally.  Retired teacher at Mt. Saint Joseph Academy and Milton High School.  Graduate of Jeanne D’Arc Academy, Salutatorian, Emmanuel College ‘53, M.A. Boston University.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues Nov. 22 at 10:30 AM.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave, Milton, Mon 4 to 8 PM.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assn, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown 02472.

Gallagher, Claire V. (Joyce), of Westwood, formerly of  Randolph & Milton, Nov. 15. Beloved wife of the late Chief Paul F., ret. U.S.N. Devoted mother of Dianne F. Schnabel of  Wrentham & Donna M. Gallagher of Canton. Sister of Marjorie Duggan of Reading, Carol Osgood of CA & the late William Joyce. Loving grandmother of Scott Schnabel of MD & Keith Schnabel of Wrentham. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 7pm.

Campo, Josephine M., age 84, formerly of Dorchester, of Quincy, Nov. 11. Devoted sister of Joseph J. of Norwood, Leonard G. of Walpole and the late Anthony & Vito Campo. Loving cousin of Susan A. Chiarello of Quincy. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hour Tues. 9 to 10 AM, prior to Service. Retired employee of Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Boston. Former bookbinder of Standard Diary, Co., Cambridge. 

Sweeney, Hugh Joseph, age 88, of Quincy, formerly of Westwood, Nov. 5. Beloved husband of the late M. Gloria (Purtell). Devoted father of Hugh J. Sweeney, Jr. & his wife, Dianne of VT, Jane C. & Michael A. Sweeney, both of Quincy, Eileen M. Howell & her husband, David of Stoughton and Anne F. Pinkham of Hull. Brother of Mary R. of Newton and the late John Sweeney. Also survived by 7 loving grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Funeral Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, Houghs Neck, Quincy, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Physicist of the U.S. Government at Hanscom Field, Bedford. Late member of Boston College Alumni, Class of ’53 and Medfield Post # 110, A.L. WW II Navy Veteran. 

Muscato, Natale P. “Ned” in Quincy, Nov. 1, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Sarafina “Fran” (DelSelva) Muscato. Devoted father of  Francis & Maureen Muscato of Carver and Rosemarie and Henry Bradley of Quincy. Loving Papa of Helena & Peter Hood, Annette Bradley, Amy Muscato–Wolter & Brien Wolter, and Kevin & Michelle Muscato. Brother of Anthony and Christine Muscato of Rockland and Frances Cullen of Revere. Also survived by 5 Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha’s Church, Milton Sat. morning at 9:00. Visiting Hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Veteran WWII US Army Air Corps. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers, expressions may be made to The Salvation Army Attn. Development,  25 Shawmut Rd. Canton, MA 02021

Sweeney, Mary M. (Shea), of Braintree, formerly of South Boston, Nov. 2. Beloved wife of James J. Sweeney. Devoted mother of Maryann Mayer of Wareham, Elaine Johnson of SC, Dianne Uhlman & her husband, Daniel of Norwell, George J. & his wife, Anita of Italy, James P. Sweeney & his wife, Jessica of Amsterdam. Sister of Catherine Nabstedt of Eastham, Denise Keliipio of Hawaii, Patrick J. of Dorchester, John of Quincy & the late James Shea. Grandmother  of 6 loving grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sat. 4 to 7pm.  Ret. Administrator for the Braintree Council on Aging.  Interment National Cemetery, Bourne MA Mon. at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers expressions may be made to Dana Farber Cancer  Inst., Division of Development, 10 Brookline Pl. West, 6thFloor, Brookline 02445.

Ragusa, Samuel M. “Sam”, of Dorchester, formerly of Readville, Oct. 31.  Beloved husband of  Barbara R.”Max” (Vacca). Cherished son of the late Frank & Josephine Ragusa. Devoted father of Theresa Pacheco of TX & Monica Ragusa of FL.  Brother of the late John & Eugene Ragusa and Theresa Kozikowski.  Also survived by four loving grandchildren.  Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday at 11:30 AM..  Visiting hours prior to the service from 10 to 11:30 AM.   Korean War Navy veteran.  Former member of Dedham A. L. Post 18, Dedham VFW, D.A.V. and U.S.S. English:  Tin Can Sailors Assn. Retired member of Local #379. Vocalist and drummer for the musical group, “The Brothers”. The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. Gary Balady & Staff of Boston Medical Center. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart Assn. Greater Boston Division, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Hoyt, Grace F., age 87, formerly of Milton, of Quincy, Oct. 30. Eldest daughter of the late Samuel F. & Bertha (Ford). Devoted sister of John F. & wife Anna (Douglas), Samuel F. Jr., Kathleen M., Marie B. & Caroline M. Hoyt. Sister-in-law of the late Martha (Pemberton) Hoyt. Aunt of Mary C. Hamilton, Patrick J. Hoyt, John D. Hoyt, Theresa A. Evers, M. Jeanne Sehnert, Samuel F. III & George Hoyt. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 7 PM. Volunteer of St. Mark’s & St. Kevin’s Parishes. Forty year employee of MA Registry of Motor Vehicles. Late active member of the Proparvulis Club. An excellent cook and hosted numerous reunions as matriarch of her extended family. Her family is grateful for the compassionate care Grace received at the Alliance Healthcare. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Proparvulis Club, c/o Beverly Baker, 286 Turtle Pond Parkway, Hyde Park, MA 02136.  

Coughlin, Daniel G., of Milton, formerly of Mission Hill, Oct. 26. Beloved husband of 58 years of the late Helen P. (Lyons). Devoted father of Daniel G., Jr. & his wife, Patricia A. of West Dennis & Joseph P. Coughlin of Milton & the late Maryann, Connie, & Francis Coughlin. Brother of Arthur of Weymouth & Paul Coughlin of Braintree & the late Mary Powers, Catherine Bowman, John, Albert, Harold, Edward & Bernard Coughlin. Loving grandfather of  Daniel C., Michael P. & the late Brian F. Coughlin. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting Hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 3 to 7pm. Ret. employee of the City of Boston. WWII Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 North Main St., Suite 104, Natick 01760.

Bortolotti, F. Fred, formerly of Milton, of Quincy, October 21.  Beloved husband of the late Barbara R. (Shephard).  Devoted father of Alfred W. Bortolotti of Hanover, Catherine A. Simisky of Shrewsbury, Sharon Bjorkman of Marshfield, Barbara Connick of Hull, Dale G. Bortolotti of Hyde Park, Fred J. Bortolotti of Hull & the late Lauri Bortolotti.  Brother of Harold Bortolotti of Milton, Gloria DelPico of Braintree, Karen Lorusso of Hanover & the late Warren Bortolotti.  Also survived by ten loving grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Wed. morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tues. 3 to 7 PM.  Retired Plastering Contractor & Co-Owner of F.F. Bortolotti Corp.  1st Division Marine Corps Veteran, So. Pacific Theatre. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 505 N. Parkway, Memphis, TN 38103.  

Toomey, Mildred R., of Milton, formerly of Somerville and Medford, Oct. 17. Devoted sister of the late Agnes Carabott & Francis Toomey. Survived by loving nieces & nephews. Retired member of Teamsters Local # 25. Services & Interment private.

Doonan, James M., Jr., of Dedham, formerly of Milton, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 15. Beloved husband of Gretchen M. (Noeltner). Devoted father of Connor J. Doonan. Loving son of the late Dr. James & Mary (Phelan) Doonan. Son-in-law of Robert H. & Christine Noeltner and Margaret  & Christopher Girard, all of VT. Loving brother of Marya E. Doonan of FL, Katie D. McCarthy & her husband, Ed of Milton, Rob Doonan & his wife, Karin of Cohasset, & Jay Doonan & his wife, Katie of Needham. Also survived by loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Thirty-year employee of the MA Turnpike Authority, Boston. Past Treasurer of State Employees Union. Member of the Clover Club, Boston. Graduate of St. Sebastian High School, Class of “75 and Eastern Nazarine College. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.

Young, Henry W. “Hank”, Jr. (Ret. Lt. BFD), of Milton, Oct. 14. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy F. (Maier). Devoted father of Virginia Stapleton of Easton, William Young of Bridgewater, Theresa O’Neil of Rockland, Nancy Glynn of VA, Kathleen Allen of Braintree, Stephen Young of Sudbury, David Young of Whitman, Brian Young of Danvers & the late Michael J. Young. Brother of Kathleen Connolly of Dorchester and the late John Young & Joan Thompson. Also survived by 19 loving grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 4 to 8 PM. Ret. Boston Fire Dept. Lieutenant of Engine 28. Late active retiree of Local #718. Past Grand Knight of James J. Chittick Council # 89, K of C., Hyde Park. Late member of Liar’s Club, Moon Island. Korean War Army veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Michael J. Young Scholarship Fund, c/o Milton High School, 25 Gile Rd., Milton, MA 02186.

MacDonald, Frederick M., of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, Canton & a summer resident of Cape Breton, Oct. 13. Beloved son of the late Malcolm A. & Virginia F. (MacKenzie) MacDonald. Loving brother of Elizabeth Bombas of Brockton & the late Lorraine Lamb, Virginia Wirta & Pauline MacDonald. Also survived by his cousin “little” Fred MacDonald, many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and his friend Betsy Welz of Quincy. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, Canton, Mon. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 3 to 7 PM. Ret. 39 year Teacher of Canton High School. Former Track & Field official. Former State Rep., 1972-1974. Past Vice. Pres. of Dorchester Historical Society & late member of the Walsh Post, A.L., Lower Mills Post, VFW, and McKeon Post. Avid story teller, lover of history and the bass fiddle player of his band, Judique Flyers. WW II Navy veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Dorchester Historical Society, 195 Boston St., Dorchester, MA 02125. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Mon. at 11:30AM.

McGachie, Helen L., age 95, of Quincy, Oct. 12. Beloved daughter of the late Harry L. & Julia  M. (McCormick) McGachie. Devoted sister of the late Mary P. Willett, Dorothea E. & Harry L. McGachie. Loving aunt of Mary Lou Sirois of FL,  Marthea “Marty” Murphy of Canton, and the late Frederick W. Willett. Also survived by several grandnieces & grand-nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 9.  Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 8 to 9 prior to Mass. Ret. employee of the Lincoln Stores, Inc. and former Bookkeeper-Secretary for the City of Quincy Auditor’s Office & former Treasurer of the Quincy Municipal Credit Union. 

Connolly, Catherine G.(McGovern), age 105, of Milton & N. Attleboro, October 8.  Beloved wife of the late John E.  Loving mother of the late John “Jack” E. Connolly & her daughter-in-law, Patricia A. of N. Attleboro.  Sister of the late John McGovern & Margaret Wallace.  Loving grandmother of Christopher & Kerry Connolly of N. Attleboro.  Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Fri. morning at 11.  Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, 9:30 to 10:30, prior to Mass. 

Leimonas, Romualdas J. “Ray” (LTC U.S. Army, ret.) of Kingston, Oct. 8. Beloved husband of Monique F. (Paris). Devoted father of Anneliese Heidi of Kingston, John R. & his wife Kathryn of Rensselaer, NY and the late Ruth M. Leimonas. Loving grandfather of Stephanie Streck & her husband Rob of Groton, Paul & his wife Teila & Timothy Leimonas, all of NY and 4 great grandsons. Dear cousin of Birute Ciuris of FL. Funeral Mass at St. Peter Lithuanian Church, 75 Flaherty Way, South Boston, Thurs. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. U.S. Army LTC, Vietnam War veteran. Former Head of the Psycho Drama Dept. at  Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington DC. Retired LICSW of Quincy Mental Health Center, Taunton State Hospital & Pembroke Hospital. Graduate of Boston College, undergraduate and LICSW recipient. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to MSPCA-Angell, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.  Interment National Cemetery, Bourne, Thurs 1:30 PM.

Yaxter, Margaret C. (Crowley), age 97,formerly of Quincy, of Braintree, Oct. 6. Beloved wife of the late John P. Devoted mother of Ann Yaxter, Janet Hansen & John E. Yaxter, all of Braintree and Meg Coletti of Quincy. Sister of Mary Cotton of FL and the late Josephine Green, Mildred Powers, Alice Buckley, Edward & Francis Crowley. Also survived by 8 loving grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 6 PM. Former employee of the F.B.I., Boston & Washington DC. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Assn., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Nickerson, Lois A. a lifelong resident of Somerville passed away October 2nd after a brief illness.   Beloved sister of Robert Nickerson & his wife Helen of Quincy, Georgia Holtz & her husband Roger of MN, Laura Driscoll of Somerville, Edith Molloy & her husband Philip of Milton & the late Edward Nickerson.  Also survived by several nieces & nephews.  Relatives and friends invited to attend a funeral service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Friday morning at 11.  Visiting hours prior to the service Friday morning from 9:30 – 11:00.  Interment Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.  Lois will be missed by all and remembered always for her warm smile.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701.

Cummings, Michael J., age 87, of Milton, formerly of Ballygar Co., Galway, Ireland from complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease) Oct. 1. Beloved husband of Noreen M. (McSweeney). Devoted father of Eileen M. & David Stoller of Milton, Michael J. of Milton, Brian J. & Sandra of Acton and Karen A. & Andrew Gillis of Norwood. Loving grandfather of Matthew & Ryan Stoller, Solana & Miguel Cummings, Elizabeth, Tynan & Conor Cummings and Katherine, Lauren & Grace Gillis. Brother of Mary Finneran & Tom Cummings of Milton, Peg Martyn of Weymouth, Larry Cummings of Kingston, John Cummings of Stoughton, Paddy Kilcommons of Ballygar, Co. Galway and the late Matthew Kilcommons. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Former Project Manager of Boston Gas Co. and The Flatley Co. Past Pres. of the Gaelic Athletic Assn., former Captain & player of the Boston Galway Gaelic football team, advocate for the Irish community, working for Irish immigration changes and organizing cultural activities, active in the establishment of the Irish Cultural Center, Canton, former member of Milton Historical Society, the Boston Irish Famine Memorial Committee, the Board of Directors of the Eire Society of Boston, the Pres. of the Patrick S. Gilmore Society and a Silver Key Award recipient from The Charitable Irish Society. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to ALS Assn., MA Chapter, 320 Norwood Park S 2ndfloor, Norwood, MA 02062.

“Ar dheis De go raibh a anam”  “May his soul be at the right hand of God”

Albrecht, Marilyn (Kane) of  Milton Sept. 26.  Loving wife of the late James J.  Devoted mother of Alisa A. Laubenstein of Norwell and Lynn B. Ouellette of Melrose.  Sister of Henry Kane & his wife Eleanor of CT. Loving grandmother of Benjamin J. & Daniel J. Ouellette & James P. Laubenstein. She also leaves her dear friend Helen Nolan of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8 PM.  Retired teacher of St. Agatha School, Milton. Graduate of Georgian Court College, NJ. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Floating Hospital, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St. #93, Boston, MA 02111 

Hurley, Marie A. (Shanahan), of Milton, suddenly, Sept. 25. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Devoted mother of Brian R. Hurley & his wife, Linda of Danville, NH, Adrienne M. MacCarthy & her husband, John of Cohasset and Sean M. Hurley and his wife, Trish of Hyde Park. Loving grandmother of Eric, Sean, Ryan, April, Gregory, Kathleen, Bridget & her great grandson, Jacy. Sister of Dorothy Grief of Hingham & the late Eileen McMahon. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Friday, Sept. 30 at 11AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 9 to 10:30AM, prior to Mass. Former volunteer of Catholic Charities. Late member of the Neighborhood Club of Quincy. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Catholic Charities, 51 Sleeper St., Boston, MA 02210.

Desai, Jacqueline Kashmira, age 18, of Hingham Sept. 19.  Beloved daughter of  Erach D. and Marybeth Reen-Desai.  Loved sister of Jonathan & Grace Desai of Hingham.  Also survived by her grandparents, Cecelia (Gavin) and Jeremiah T. Reen of Plymouth and Annoo Desai of Pakistan and the late Dosoo Desai, her uncles Joseph Reen and his wife Tory of Dedham & Sheeroy Desai & his wife Barbara of CA. Funeral Service at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Hingham Friday morning at 11.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday from 4 to 8 PM.  Former student of Tabor Academy and Williston Northampton School.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Jacqueline Desai to Children’s Hospital Trust, 1 Autumn Street #731, Boston, MA 02215-5301 or online at www.childrenshospital.org/tribute.  Interment private 

Maher, Jean C. (Burgess),  of Quincy, formerly of Roslindale, Sept. 15. Beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Devoted mother of  Jean M. Hallisey & her husband, Joseph of Braintree, Georgia Madigan & her husband, Robert of Arlington, & the late Joseph E. Maher, Jr. Sister of the late John Burgess, Doris Staples & Hope Bellows. She is also survived by six grandchildren & six great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Clare Church, Braintree Monday morning at 11:30. Visiting at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 9:30 to 11:00prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Assn., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown 02472

Graham, Rita C. (DuMoulin), of Quincy, formerly of Milton, age 87,Sept. 6. Beloved wife of the late William T. Devoted sister of Jean (DuMoulin) Mullen of Milton. Loving aunt of Dianne Barber & Ronald Mullen. Also survived by the Graham family of Charlestown. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Av., Milton Fri. 4 to 7pm.  Ret. employee of John Hancock Ins. Co. Former member of the Campion Club of Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Salesian Missions, 2 Lefevre Lane, New Rochelle, NY 10802-0030.

Simboli, James V., of Braintree, Sept. 1. Beloved brother of the late Mary Broderick. Brother-in-law of Francis X. Broderick of Braintree. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 11:30. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, 10 to 11 AM, prior to Mass. 

Joyce, Coleman, of Milton,formerly of Pollywerrin, Galway, Ireland, suddenly, Aug. 31. Beloved husband of Mary (McDonagh). Devoted father of Coleman Joyce & his wife, Kristen of Milton, Michael Joyce & his wife, Mary of Melrose, Maureen MacMaster & her husband, Kenneth, BPD of Hanover, Nora McClelland & her husband, Joseph of Braintree, Thomas Joyce of Milton, John Joyce & his wife, Ann Marie of Braintree and Margaret “Peggy” Harris & her husband, Robert of Foxboro. Known as Dado to 16 loving grandchildren. Brother of Nora Podesta of CA, Sarah Dempsey, Bridget Cloonan, both of Quincy, Mary of Braintree, John of Quincy & the late Michael Joyce. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired member of Laborer’s Union Local # 22. Former employee of Thomas O’Connor & Turner Construction, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave. (BR), Boston, MA 02215.

Develler, Dorothy A. (Speth), of Milton, Aug. 31. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Develler and Joseph E. Tuohey. Devoted mother of Barbara J. Cunio of Quincy, Michael J. Tuohey & his wife, Mary of Whitman and Lisa D. Hutchison & her husband, James D. III of Middleboro. Mother-in-law of the late James M. Cunio. Loving grandmother of Nicholas & Jennifer Cunio and Brian & Amanda Tuohey. Sister of Norbert of IA, John & Bernard Speth, both of WI and the late Regina Walport, Elizabeth Repinski & Hubert Speth. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Sat. at 12 noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Pre-School Teacher of East Milton Day Nursery. Late member of Milton C.O.A. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Milton Council On Aging, 10 Walnut St., Milton 02186.

Clancy, John Henry of Braintree, (formerly of Wollaston), August 29.  Beloved husband of Deborah C. (DeNicola).  Devoted father of John Henry Clancy, Jr. of Brockton, Paul Douglas Clancy of NY, Melinda Therese Clancy of Weymouth & the late Timothy Clancy.  Beloved son of the late James & Marion Clancy & brother of Maryellen Kelly, Joseph F. Clancy, both of Milton, Michael B. Clancy of Weymouth, Matthew S. Clancy of Melrose, Julie E. Kenerson, Steven D. Clancy, both of Hull, Eileen C. Pantano of Quincy, Christopher W. Clancy of Scituate & the late Margaret A. Lavery, James B. Clancy, Jr. & Martha J. Clancy.  Funeral Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree Friday at noon.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8 PM. Owner of Alliance Plumbing & Heating Corp., Braintree. Renowned Irish Tenor. Vietnam Navy veteran.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to South  Shore Visiting Nurses, 100 Bay State Drive, Braintree, MA 02184.

MacDonald, James Edward formerly of Milton, of Quincy August 28.  Devoted father of Brian J. MacDonald & his fiancé, Catherine Cortland of RI & Barry R.P. MacDonald of  PA.  Also survived by his grandson, Kirin L. MacDonald.  Long-time companion of Joan Joyce.  Funeral Service Thursday morning at  Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton at 11 AM.  Visiting hours from 9:30 to 11AM prior to the Service.  Retired Operator for MBTA.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.  

Smith-Bottary, Raymond Joseph, II, age 22,of Quincy, suddenly, Aug. 25. Beloved son of Mary R. Bottary of Quincy & Raymond J. Smith of NY. Grandson of the late Leo & Mary (McPhee) Bottary and Maureen (Robare) & the late William Smith. Devoted father of Raymond Joseph, III. Sister of Christine A. Cumming of OK and Mary R. Smith of Quincy. Also survived by Raymond Joseph, III’s mother, Jennifer McCarthy of Quincy and his large extended loving family. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues., 4 to 8 PM. Late employee of Nick’s Moving Co., Somerville. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to hello House, 686 Mass. Ave., Boston 02118

Russo, Sabina (DiCredico), age 98, of Milton, Aug. 27. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas. Devoted mother of Ann T. Russo of Milton. Sister of the late Anthony DiCredico. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 12 noon to 1 PM, concluding with a Service at 1 PM.

Anderson, Beverly Joan (Drumgo), of Hyde Park, passed suddenly Aug. 22. Retired employee of U.S. Postal Service, So. Postal Annex and late Realtor of Century 21 Mass Bay. Graduate of G B A in Stoneham. Attended Boston University. Beloved mother of Michelle A. Anderson of Boston. Devoted daughter of Helen Drumgo of Hyde Park and the late Alfred Drumgo. Loving sister of Shirley Simpson-Wray and Kena Drumgo. Services Tues, Aug 30. at Berea Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 108 Seaver St., Dorchester. Visitation 4 to 6 PM. Funeral Service at 6 PM. Flowers for Services may be sent to Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, MA 02186. Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Diabetes Assn., www.diabetes.org, 330 Congress St., 5th floor, Boston, MA 02210.

Wallace, Gordon W. of Milton August 23.  Beloved husband of the late Florence M. (Kaloustian).  Devoted father of Gordon W. Wallace, Jr., Craig K. Wallace & his wife, Susan, all of Braintree and Nancy Lafianza & her husband Ron of Hanover.  Brother of Marge Wallace of ME and the late Irving Wallace and Dorothy White.  Also survived by 5  loving grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Thursday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday morning from 9 to 10 prior to the Mass.  Retired Sea Captain & Harbor Pilot in Boston & New York.  WWII Navy veteran.

Richenburg, Audrey H., of Milton, Aug. 23. Beloved wife of Lenny C. Szerlong. Sister of Buddy Richenburg of Medford and the late Alice Kelly. Aunt of Karen Kelly of Mendon and other loving nieces & nephews. Sister-in-law of Sherry Palacio of Walpole. Dear friend of Sally Thomas of Milton. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Graveside Service at National Cemetery, Bourne, Fri. morning at 11. Former owner of Belliveau Stables, Milton and employee of Milton Animal Shelter. Decorated, talented equestrian. Late member of Friends of the Blue Hills and German Shepherd Rescue. Provided foster care for Animal Rescue League animals in need of homes. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Milton Animal Shelter, 181 Governor Stoughton Lane, Milton 02186.

Muise, George, E., age 98, of Quincy, Aug. 20. Beloved husband of the late Zoe Mary Healy (Clodi). Devoted father of Beverly Kinsler & her husband, Norbert, Marian Carpenter and Robert Muise, all of CA. Stepson of James J. Healy & his wife, Michelle of FL & ME. Grandfather of Leigh Healy Davis of NY and many other loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 227 Sea St., Quincy, Tues. morning at 11:15. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 9AM to 10:30 AM. prior to Mass. Retired Tool and Die Maker. WW II Navy Seabee Veteran, serving in the Pacific Theatre. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Interment First Parish Cemetery, York St., York, ME 03909 at 2 PM. 

Clancy, Marion V., (Quinn), formerly of Wollaston, of Hull, Aug. 20. Beloved wife, of 69 years, of the late well known Irish Tenor, James B. Clancy. Devoted mother of Maryellen Kelly, Joseph F. Clancy, both of Milton, John H. Clancy of Braintree, Michael B. Clancy of Weymouth, Matthew S. Clancy of Melrose, Julie E. Kenerson, Steven D. Clancy, both of Hull, Eileen C. Pantano of Quincy, Christopher W. Clancy of Scituate and the late Margaret A. Lavery, James B. Clancy, Jr. & Martha J. Clancy. Sister of Madelyn Wallace of Meredith, NH and the late Dorothy Denniston and Pauline Bailey. Also survived by 31 loving grandchildren & 24 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. A devout Catholic, accomplished musician, gifted teacher and the loving matriarch, singer and organist of the Clancy Family Singers. Former Music Director and Teacher of the Quincy Public Schools. Graduate of Regis College, attended the New England Conservatory of Music and received Masters Degrees from Bridgewater State College and Harvard University. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Martha Clancy.

Saletta, Margaret (Voto) of Milton, August 16.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph F.  Loving mother of Richard J. Saletta & his wife Adele of Chatham & Gary F. Saletta & his wife Phyllis of Irwin, PA.  Sister of Josephine Forgione of  N. Reading & the late Ralph, Salvatore & Alfred Voto, Jenny Kelleher, Mary Cioffi, Antoinetta Ruggerio, & Rose Modica.  Grandmother of G. Richard Saletta & his wife Jamie, Darren, Brian & David Saletta, Kirsten Zelhof & her husband Gary & Christine Darragh.  Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Friday at noon.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton  Friday morning from 9:30 to 11:30 prior to Mass.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 505 N. Parkway, Memphis, TN 38103.  

Muise, Zoe Mary (Clodi), age 92,of Quincy, Aug. 6. Beloved wife of George E. Devoted mother of James J. Healy & his wife, Michelle of FL & ME.  Loving grandmother of Leigh Davis of NY & her great grandsons, Kevin & Stephen. Sister of Lorraine DeVirgilio of West Roxbury and the late John Clodi. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 227 Sea St., Quncy, Sat. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of Grass Instrument Corp. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Interment First Parish Cemetery, York St., York, ME 03909 Sat. at 2 PM.

Fiske, Frances C. ((Parrell) of Milton, August 8.  Beloved wife of 62 years of Louis S.  Sister of the late Mary McManis, Eileen Joyce & James Parrell.  Also survived by many nieces & nephews.  Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Rd., Milton Friday morning at 10.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday from 5 to 8.  Retired 35-year employee of Cole Hersee Co., South Boston.  Late member of the Bay State Antique Auto Club.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Alliance Health Care Center, 175 Grove St., So. Braintree,, MA 02184

Falvey, Donald B., of Milton, passed away peacefully at his home, with his wife at his side, Aug. 5. Beloved husband & best friend of Marilyn D. (Sullivan) Falvey. Cherished son of the late Donald B. & Loretta (Fitzgerald) Falvey. Dear son-in-law of Helen C. Sullivan of Milton. Loving brother-in-law & best pal of Marjorie E. Sullivan of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. He was born & raised in Belmont and attended Suffolk University. Retired 50 year Director of Standards of the Comm. of MA. Former Administrator for the late Gov. Foster Furcolo. Senior member of The MA State Democratic Committee. Late member of Milton Post #114, A.L. and the Neighborhood Club of Quincy. WW II Marine Corps Veteran. Served in the Pacific Theatre during the war and in Occupied Japan after the war. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368.

Wallace, Florence M. (Kaloustian), of Milton, Aug. 5. Beloved wife of Gordon W. Devoted mother of Gordon W. Wallace, Jr. Craig K. Wallace & his wife, Susan, all of Braintree and Nancy Lafianza  & her husband, Ron of Hanover. Sister of Martha Jennings of NY, Carl Kaloustian of MD and the late Mary Antognoni. Also survived by 5 loving grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 6. Former Realtor of Beckwith Realty, Quincy. Active member of St. Agatha Parish and Legion of Mary member. Former professional Broadway Theatre Dancer. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church Renovation Fund, 432 Adams St., Milton, 02186. 

McGovern, John J., of Quincy, Aug. 2. Beloved husband of Diane M. (Romanowski). Brother of Leo McGovern of CT and the late Mary, Charles, James and Theresa. Brother-in-law of Jean L. Campbell of Quincy. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sat. 1 to 3 PM, followed by a Funeral Service at 3. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Retired employee of P.J. Barsanti’s and The 99 Restaurant, Boston. Late member of Quincy Lodge of Elks # 943. WW II Navy veteran. Avid golfer & Red Sox fan.

Paulicelli, Marion K. (Capuano), age 97, formerly of Milton, of Canton, Aug. 2. Beloved wife of 50 years of the late Cosimo. Devoted mother of Marilyn Broderick of Milton, Kathleen Engeian of Westwood, Judith Cantalupo of Canton, Alfred Paulicelli of Methuen and Michael Paulicelli of Sarasota, FL. Sister of the late James Capuano. Sister-in-law of Lucy Appignani of East Boston. Also survived by 13 loving grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Former Owner of Café Marion at Faneuil Hall, Boston. Former member of Milton C.O.A. Knitting Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Greater New England Chapter Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101 A First Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451.

Spoon, Vito T., of Roslindale, July 27. Beloved husband of Jennie (Peterson). Devoted father of Andrea C. Spoon & her husband, Gerry Creiger of Sutton, Valerie Devincentis & her husband, Jim of Weymouth and Jean Calisi & her husband, John  of Walpole. Brother of Mary Sealy of LA & the late Frank Spoon & Catherine Toffoloni. Loving grandfather of Samantha, Antonia, Jacqueline, Barbara, Giovanni, Sondra & Gianna. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 2 to 6pm.  Ret. employee of B.E.A. Late member of the Port Norfolk Yacht Club, Dorchester. Northeastern University graduate, class of 1965. Vietnam Marine Corps veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, 02284-9168. 

MacMaster, Robert J., of Dorchester, suddenly July 21. Husband of the late Breda (Joyce). Father of Kristen, Tracey & Fallon MacMaster. Son of George W. & Mary K. (Moran) MacMasters of Dorchester. Brother of George W. (S.Sgt. U.S.Army) of Watertown, Thomas C. of Bridgewater, David W. of FL, Lt. Kenneth A. (BPD) of Hanover & Timothy J. MacMaster of Dorchester. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs, 11 AM to 1 PM, concluding with a Funeral Service at 1. Former Union Carpenter. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Braintree Baptist Church, 594 Washington St., Braintree, MA 02184 

McTiernan, Jeanette M. (Symanski), of Hyde Park, formerly of Dorchester, July 19.  Beloved wife of the late Frederick L. & John J. Moniz. Devoted mother of Joanne M. Welch of FL & Arlene L. Fleming of Middleboro. Loving grandmother of Jeniffer Salvatore, George Welch, III, Michelle Fleming & Julia Fleming & 6 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Joseph George Symanski. Former employee of the Federal Reserve Bank, Boston. Late member of the Fogg Roberts Post #78, A.L. Auxiliary, H.P. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sat. at 1pm. Family and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours omitted. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Hospice Services of MA, 577 Main St., Wareham 02571 

Cavanaugh, Lorraine M. (Gorski),of Quincy, formerly of  Dorchester, suddenly, July 19. Beloved wife of Robert E. Devoted mother of Michael of Quincy & Robert F. Cavanaugh & his wife, Karen of Mansfield. Loving grandmother of Kimberly, Joseph & Lauren Cavanaugh. Great grandmother of Gavin & Maddy. Sister of the late Mary T. Zdankowski, Stella Beaton, Sophie Wigmanich, Josephine Downing, John, Joseph, Francis & Helen Gorski. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Quincy Fri at 10.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4 to 8pm

Weed, Eleanor Kathleen (Casey), of Milton, formerly of Canton & Portsmouth, RI, July 17. Beloved wife, of 45 years, of the late William H. Devoted mother of William H. Weed of Annandale, VA. Sister of the late James N., Jr. & Philip E. Casey. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 7 PM. Former Docent of The Breakers, Newport, RI. Former employee of R.H. Stearns & Filene’s, Braintree and Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Boston. Interment Trinity Cemetery, Portsmouth, RI.

Garrity, Thomas “Red”, of Quincy, formerly of Jamaica Plain, July 15. Beloved husband of 52 years of Noella Ann (Aylward). Devoted father of Kathleen T. Sweeney & her husband, Richard E. of Scituate, Patricia M. Petersen & her husband, Michael S. of ME, James M. Garrity of Quincy and Maura I. Garrity of San Francisco. Loving grandfather of Ryan & Kerin Sweeney and Emily Petersen. Brother of Patricia McCann of W. Roxbury and the late Margaret Smith, Mary, James, John and Daniel Garrity. Loving uncle to many. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of Boston Gas Co. Former employee of Quirk Auto Auction, Quincy. VFW member, formerly of Jamaica Plain Monuhills Post. Member of Morrisette Post, A.L.,Quincy. Sampson WW II Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Paris, Louise R. (Hartfield) of Milton, July 10.  Beloved wife of the late Wade S. Jr.  Loving mother of Cheryl L. Chandler & her husband Mark S. of Milton.  Sister of Signora Goldsmith of GA and the late Grace Robinson & Richard Hartfield.  Also survived by her grandchildren Mark & Morgan Chandler of Milton.  Funeral service at Parkway United Methodist Church, 158 Blue Hills Parkway, Milton Thursday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. Late member of Parkway Church Women’s Club & Urban League of Boston.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development10 Brookline Pl. West, 6th floor, Brookline,  02445

Villard, Claire J., of Milton, July 7, 2011, age 59. Daughter of Warren F. and the late Elsie. Stepdaughter of Charlotte. Dear sister of Irene, Karyn, Laurie, Carol, Paul, John and the late James. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tuesday evening 4 – 8. Service and interment private.

Cliggett, Veronica M. “Vera” (Shea), formerly of Mattapan, of Dedham, July 7. Beloved wife of the late Alfred T. Devoted mother of Joanne M. Cunniff & her husband, Paul, Marylou Atkinson & her husband, Bob, all of Dedham, Elaine J. Salipante & her husband, Andre of OH and the late Alfred T. “Buddy” Cliggett, Jr. Loving grandmother of Kevin, Daniel, Brian & Christopher Atkinson, Paul & Meghan Cunniff and great grandmother of Corey, Julia, Michael & Joseph. Funeral Mass at St. Angela Church, Mattapan, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Boston School Teacher. Graduate of Boston Teachers College. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Angela Church, 1548 Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan, MA 02126

Sheehan, Rev. Daniel J., 83, Senior Priest in Residence at St. Brigid & Gate of Heaven Parishes, So. Boston, suddenly, July 2. Beloved son of the late Daniel J. & Mary E. (Lawlor) Sheehan. Nephew of Peg Sheehan. Cousin of Elizabeth (Sheehan) & Ron Fawcett, Jim & Susan Sheehan, Bob & Belle Sullivan, Jack Sullivan, Elizabeth Sullivan, Nick & Dale Debacher, Diane (Debacher) & Marty Conway, Faith (Debacher) Johnson, Jack Derby, Tom Derby, Jodie (Derby) & Bill Reed, Tim & Mary Pat Sheehan, Mary Ellen (Sheehan) & Art Wroble, Maggy (Sheehan) & Rich Oftedal and many other loving cousins. A Rite of Reception will be held at St. Brigid Church, 841 East Broadway, So. Boston, Wed. at 3 PM. Fr. Sheehan will lie in state there until 7 PM. Concelebrated Funeral Mass Thurs. morning at 11. Most Rev. Robert F. Hennessey, Regional Bishop, Principal Celebrant. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Danvers. Fr. Sheehan served at St. Paul Parish, Hingham, was stationed for 6 years in Huancarama & Curahuasi, Peru as one of the first of 14 priests who volunteered for The Missionary Society of St. James the Apostle, served at; St. Mary Parish, Cambridge, St. Patrick Parish, Brockton, St. Stephen Parish, Framingham and as Pastor of St. Thomas Parish, Salem & Peabody. A member of the Ordination Class of 1953, he was a graduate of St. John’s Seminary, Brighton & St. John’s Prep, Danvers. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Missionary Society of St. James the Apostle, 24 Clark St., Boston, MA 02109 or South Boston Catholic Academy, 866 East Broadway, So. Boston, MA 02127.  

Peters, Maura (Lyons), of Quincy, formerly of Milton, July 1. Dear mother of Glenn E. Peters. Beloved daughter of Joseph & Jane (Devlin) Lyons of Cotuit. Loving sister of Jay Lyons of Medfield, Paul of RI, Jean Kauffman of Sharon & Susanne McComish of Marblehead. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. 

Lund, Richard P., age 74,of Milton, June 29. Beloved husband of the late Alice G. (Shea). Devoted father of Richard P., Jr. & his wife, Karen of Mansfield, Kenneth W. & his wife, Rosemary of Rockland, and Christopher A. Lund & his wife Jennifer, of Mansfield. Also survived by 7 loving grandsons and one great grandson. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired accountant. Graduate of Boston College. Avid golfer. U.S. Navy Veteran.

O’Connell, Julia E. (Kyne), of Braintree, formerly of Mattapan & Quincy, June 27. Beloved wife of the late Thomas M. Devoted mother of Thomas M. of Mattapan & John J. O’Connell of Braintree. Loving grandmother of Daniel, Hugh, Mary, Thomas, John,& Maggie. Sister of Tessie Conneely of Ireland, & the late Hannah Kyne, Maise Carroll, Kitty Coker, Frances Black, Margaret Connolly, Sr. Della, Sarah “Penny” & John Kyne. Funeral Mass at St. Thomas More Church, Braintree Fri. morning at 11. Visiting hrs at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 4  to  8. Ret. Postal Clerk, South Postal Annex. In Lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Boston Catholic TV  Center,  Box 9196, Watertown 02471

Veneto, Agnes T. (Papineau), formerly of Milton, of Dorchester, June 26, 2011.  Beloved wife of the late Angelo P. Devoted mother of Maria A. Veneto of Dorchester & Joseph P. Veneto of Quincy. Also survived by many loving in-laws, nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Late homemaker & former housekeeper of St. Agatha Church Rectory.   

Lynch, Margaret J. “Peg” (Crowley), of Milton & West Yarmouth, June 27. Beloved wife, of 55 years, to the late John D. “Jack”. Devoted mother of John S. Lynch & his wife Susan of Winchester, Susan M. Rogers and her husband Michael of Canton, Stephen J. Lynch & his wife Maura of Braintree, Brian P. Lynch & his wife Sheila, Julie A. Lynch, Richard T. Lynch, Jane M. Lynch, & Karen M. Lynch, all of Milton and the late Gregory J. Lynch. Loving grandmother of Matthew, Brendan, Megan, J. Fitzhugh, Devin, Myles, Terence, Gregory, & Andrew. Sister of Francis X. Crowley of Milton. Sister-in-law of Patricia M. Lynch of Dorchester. Sister of the late Ann Westover, Mary Harvey, Daniel, John & Edmund Crowley. Visiting hours omitted. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 11. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Chief Development Officer, Franciscan Hospital for Children, 30 Warren St., Brighton, MA 02135.

Daly, Joseph F., passed away peacefully, in the company of his family, on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Born in Boston and a 34 year Quincy resident, he was formerly from Mattapan. A retired printer of Relief Printing, Boston, Mr. Daly was a WW II Navy veteran serving on the U.S.S. Memphis. He was awarded the WW II Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, European African Middle East Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Daly was a former employee of the Village Forge, Readville and Dorchester Awning, Pembroke. He loved attending activities and sporting events of his children & grandchildren. The beloved husband of 62 years of Joan D. (Fenton) of Quincy, and devoted father of Nancy E. Mascaro of NJ., Barbara A. Hale of Marshfield, Joseph K. Daly of Quincy, Christopher S. Daly of Norwell, and the late Richard L. Daly. He is also survived by his brother John Daly of Hyde Park, 7 loving grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Quincy, Wednesday at 10AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Interment National Cemetery – Bourne, Wednesday at 2:15 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Cotting School, 453 Concord Ave., Lexington, MA 02421. 

 

McGettrick, James P., of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, June 21. Beloved husband of the late Rose W. (Morris). Devoted father of Michelle Holland & her husband Joseph of Braintree, James P. Jr. & his wife Jane of Weymouth, Sean & his wife Julie of Milton, Patrick G. & his wife Erin of Marshfield and the late Patricia & Michael McGettrick. Also survived by “the love of his life” Suzanne M. Elsmore of Milton, his brother John McGettrick & his wife Carleen of Bedford, his sister Ann Donoghue & her husband James of Hyde Park and 11 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Fri. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 3 to 8 PM. Owner of the Beachcomber, Quincy. Auctioneer and U.S. Army veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dr. Yiben Chen, BMT Research Program, Cox 106, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114.

Sullivan, Joseph G., of Milton, June 18. Beloved husband of the late Barbara G. (Bell). Devoted father of Joseph G., Jr. & his wife, Peggy of VA, Michael D. & his wife, Lee of Weymouth and James M. Sullivan of Kingston. Loving grandfather of Susan E. Sullivan of FL. Brother of Eleanor Collins of Quincy and the late Mary Gannon. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 7 PM. Retired employee of New Eng. Tel. & Tel. Late member of the Pioneers of America, Bell Post 299. Former 14 year Milton Town Meeting Member, Past Pres. of St. Agatha Holy Name Society & former member of Milton Post #114, A.L. WW II Navy veteran. Survivor of U.S.S. Maddox DD 622. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368.

Lynch, Walter Eben, of So. Dennis, formerly of Roslindale, June 16.  Beloved husband of Margaret A. (Groarke). Devoted father of Lynda Lynch of Quincy, Mary E. Goss of Norwood & Brian E. Lynch of Dedham. Loving grandfather of Jillian, Jennifer, Kevin, Brianna, Makayla, Kristina, Braylin & the late Shayla. Brother of the late Ray, Frederick & Francis Lynch. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Mon 4 to 8 PM. Retired Mechanic and a Custodian of the Boston Schools. Korean War Air Force veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St. Wellesley Hills 02481. Interment National Cemetery, Bourne, Tues. at 1 PM. 

Wickers, Ruth (Holland) O’Toole, of Milton, formerly of Centerville, June 14.  Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Wickers, Jr. (former two term Mayor of Beverly) & Ensign John A. O’Toole.  Devoted mother of Jean A. Davis of Milton. Loving grandmother of Ann E. Davis of Chelsea & Carolyn Davis-Smith of Rochester, NH. Great grandmother of Avery Alexandra & Sawyer Edward Smith.  Sister of the late Alan F. Holland & Marjorie L. Delaney. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Fri. morning at 9:45am. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs. 5 to 8pm.  Ret. Hospital Inspector of the Dept. of Public Health.  

Nichols, Frances E. (Gallo), of Laconia, NH, formerly of Quincy, June 12. Beloved wife of James J. Devoted mother of Lisa McComiskey & her husband, Bernard of NH & Kimberley Wysocki & her husband, William of Canton. Loving grandmother of Nicole & Sean Heatley, Olivia & Francis McComiskey and Alyssa, Rebecca & William Wysocki. Sister of the late Marie Gallo, Carol Fennessey and Janice Douglas. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Frances was lovingly devoted to her family. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Ware, Olga C. “Babe” (Lammers) age 96, of Quincy & East Kingston, NH, June 11.  Beloved wife of the late Raymond L.  Sister of the late Agnes Pyne & Carl & John Lammers. Survived by dear friend, Joe Fontana.  Also survived by 2 grandnieces, Rae Trotto & her husband John of Centerville, Linda Emmett & her husband Randy of NH, & late Peter & Philip Toivonen, 4 great grandnieces, Danielle & Jessica Emmett, Desirae Toivonen, Alexandra Trotto & 1 great grand nephew, Johnny Trotto.  Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Tuesday morning from 10 to 11AM concluding with a Funeral Service at 11 o’clock. 

Campbell, Mike W., age 66, of Quincy, June 10. Beloved husband of Jean L. (Romanowski). Devoted father of Tricia L. & Lisa M., both of So. Boston, Christina J. of Dorchester and the late Stephen M. Campbell. Brother of Sandra Dralle & her husband, Paul, Donald & his wife, Beth and the late Charles & Steven Campbell. Brother-in-law of Cheri Campbell. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 6 PM. Graveside Service at Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy, Mon. at 11:30 AM. Retired employee of Raytheon Corporation

Gleason, Louise P. (Peters), of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, June 10. Devoted mother of Rita G. Isabelle & her husband, Guy of VT, Thomas L., Gleason, Jr. & his wife, Paula of Braintree, Mary Ellen Gleason of Canton, John J. Gleason of FL, Clare A. Lehane & her husband, Daniel of Easton, Theresa G. Grady & her husband, David of Canton, Kathleen E. McLaughlin & her husband, Frank of Dedham and William F. Gleason of So. Boston. Survived by 13 loving grandchildren. Former wife of the late Thomas L. Gleason. Dear sister of Jane Lyell of NH, Rosalie Cederlund of Hingham, John, Judith, both of Boston, Kenneth of Roslindale, Marilyn of Quincy and the late Phillip Peters. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. Retired employee of MA Dept. of Mental Retardation. Graduate of U.Mass Boston, Bachelors Degree and Graduate Work in Geriatrics. Active member of Ollie Program at U.Mass. Lifelong member of The Castle Island Assn. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368.

MacIsaac, John L., age 91, of Milton June 6.  Beloved husband of Effie (MacLellan).  Devoted father of Mary M. Foley & her  husband, Patrick of Quincy, Brenda R. McDonough & her husband, Stephen of Nantucket, John D. & his wife Christine of Rockland, Edward J. & his wife, Sarah Wolstenholme of Canton, Allan F. of Milton & Joan M. MacIsaac & her husband, Benjamin Misch of Canton.  Brother of Joseph A. MacIsaac of Quincy, & the late Duncan A., John F., Alexander J., Daniel B., Alphonsus H., Mathias G. & Roderick C. MacIsaac.  Also survived by 6 loving granddaughters.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Friday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday 4 to 8 PM. A Retired self-employed Carpenter.  Late Member of Canadian American Club of Watertown. Former member of St. Peter’s, Dorchester & St. Agatha’s Holy Name Society, Cunningham Men’s Bowling League & President Golf Course.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Norwell VNA Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061 

Livingstone, Lawrence R., age 92, of Milton, June 5. Devoted brother of Francis G. & his wife, Rose, of Milton & the late Alice Surago. Prudence Jackson, Mary, James, John, George & Robert Livingstone. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave.,Milton, Wed. 9:30 to 10:30 AM, prior to Mass. Retired Chemist of Barnstead Co., Boston. Graduate of Northeastern University. WW II Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Catholic Charities of Boston, 51 Sleeper St., Boston, MA 02110.

McDonough, Robin A., age 53, of Milton, June 3. Beloved daughter of the late Festus J. & Marilyn A. (Driscoll) McDonough. Devoted sister of Thomas P. & Neil J. McDonough, both of Milton. Loving aunt of Emily McDonough. Also survived by many dear aunts, uncles & cousins. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Robin devoted her life to helping those in need. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Ecclesia Ministries, Common Cathedral, P.O. Box 51003, Boston, MA 02205.

Shea, Richard M., formerly of Dorchester, of Plymouth, May 30. Beloved husband of Maureen E. (Jones). Devoted father of Michael T. Sullivan & his wife, Jennifer W. Riggs, of Manchester-by-the-Sea. Loving grandfather of Penelope Shea Riggs & Cordelia Judith Riggs. Brother of the late Elizabeth Spring. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 3 to 7 PM, concluding with a Funeral Service at 7. All are welcome. Interment private. Former owner of Shea Insurance Agency, Dorchester. Graduate of Boston College. U.S. Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114

Mulrey, Helen V. (Collins), of Milton, May 24. Beloved wife of Robert E. Devoted sister of Catherine Bradley of Canton, Dorothy Keefe of Milton & the late Margaret Mazza & Josephine Collins. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Funeral Service at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs.  morning at 11. Visiting  9:30 to 11am prior to service, friends & family respectfully invited.  Ret. U.S. Postal Secretary.  Late longtime parishioner of St. Agatha Church, Milton.  

O’Leary, Toini V. (Hanhy), age 92, of Quincy & Palm Beach, May 21. Beloved wife of the late William E. Devoted mother of William E., Jr. of Quincy, Robert J. of So. Boston and Kevin P. O’Leary & his wife, Lindsey of Sagamore Beach. Loving grandmother of Ashley Dennen & Whitney Kent. Great grandmother of Ainsley. Sister of the late Francis J. Stackpole & Kristi Collins. Dear aunt of Jeanne Mantel of Mashpee & FL. Funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, Quincy, Tuesday morning at 10. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, 8:30 to 9:30, prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston MA 02284-9168.

Stenson, John “Sean”, age 89, of Milton, formerly of Bellaghy, Charlestown, Co. Sligo, Ireland, May 15. Devoted brother of Bridie Duffy & Peggy Stenson, both of Co. Sligo, Ireland and the late Mary Harrison, Thomas, Michael, Martin & Edward Stenson. Loving uncle of John, Thomas, Michael, Robert & the late Stephen Stenson, Michael, Peter & John Harrison, Mary Beth Driscoll and John Duffy. Close friend of Barbara Sullivan and Angela Coffey. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Thurs. morning at 11:15. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 3 to 7 PM. Former Owner of the Dublin House, Dorchester 

Duggan, Brigid (Greenan), of Milton, Marshfield & Naples, FL, formerly of Co. Leitrim, Ireland, May 14. Beloved wife of Kevin J. Devoted mother of Mary Duggan-Gilbert & her husband, Aaron Gilbert of Cohasset, Colleen Duggan & her husband, Aaron Henderson of Camden, ME, Sean F. Duggan & his wife, Siobhan of So. Weymouth and Kevin J. Duggan, Jr. & his wife, Kate of Pleasanton, CA. Sister of Eugene Greenan & his wife, Kathleen of Milton, John J. Greenan & his wife, Eithne of Ireland and the late Maureen Glynn, Regina Veronica Pilsborough, Imelda Hackett, James & Poric Greenan. Also survived by 9 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Real Estate Manager/Broker. Eucharistic Minister and longtime active parishioner of St. Agatha Church.

Griffin, Joseph A., of Brookline, formerly of Jamaica Plain & Mattapan, May 12. Beloved husband of Margaret M. (Farrell). Devoted father of Donna Griffin of CA & Thomas Griffin of PA. Brother of Arleen Gertsen of NH and the late Mary Robinson & John Griffin. Also survived by 2 loving grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Police Officer and Automoblie Dealer. Late member of Dedham Post # 18 A.L. and W. Roxbury Lodge of Elks # !0. WW II Marine Corps Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Anthony Shrine, 100 Arch St., Boston, MA 02110.

Fidler, Lenore A. (Walsh), age 88, of Milton, May 10. Beloved wife of the late William T. Devoted mother of  Mary L. Danner & her husband Richard of NH, William J. & his wife Antoinette of Stoughton, Joseph M. & his wife Maryann of Canton,  Timothy J. & his wife Jeanne of Mansfield, Richard J. & his wife Karen Macdonald of Plymouth, and Anne T. Fidler & her husband Andrew McBrearty of Milton. Sister of Anna Coughlin of Peabody, and the late Agnes Travers, Helen Brearley, Elizabeth Sullivan, William, John, Richard, James, Josephine, & Alice Walsh. Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Fri. morning at 9:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thurs.4 to 8pm. Ret. secretary at Milton High School. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Rd., Milton 02186 or Hospice of the South Shore/VNA Foundation, Inc., 100 Bay State Dr., Braintree 02184.

Sweeney, Patrick J., of Neponset, suddenly May 4. Beloved son of Clifford R. of Hanover & the late Alice C. (Quinlivan). Loving father of Alicia Sweeney of Quincy. Dear brother of Christopher, Clare Kenney & Kathleen O’Donnell, all of Milton, Frances Hahn,  Matthew & Louise Bishop, all of Hanover, Joan Connor of Weymouth, Nora Martin of Pembroke,  Raymond, John, Vincent, Philip, & Martin, all of Dorchester, Daniel of Boston, James of Hanson and the late Michael Sweeney & Rosemary Fallon. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Dorchester Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired member of Laborers Local 223. Former Boston Firefighter, Local 718. Vietnam Era Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02108.

Szapiel, Mieczyslaw of Wollaston, formerly of Poland, May 3. Beloved husband of 63 years of Janina Nowicki. Devoted father of Valdemar Welz & his wife, Ella of Milton and the late Roman Szapiel. Dear father-in-law of Rhonda Szapiel of NH. Loving grandfather of Kahli & Alyssa Dearani, Kyle Szapiel and Veronika, Maximilian & Antonina Welz. Cherished brother-in-law of Anna Maria Nowicki of Lakeville. Loving uncle of Thomas Nowicki & his wife, Susan of Duxbury and Lila Lizotte & her husband, James of Lakeville. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Sat. at 12 Noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Fri. 4 to 8 PM. Polish Army Veteran and Siberian Survivor of WW II. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, John Paul II Hall, 655 Dorchester Ave., So. Boston, MA 02127. 

Quincy – Ernest M. Chiotasso passed away on Monday, May 1, 2011. Born in Boston, Ernest was raised and educated in Boston. A retired Bartender, he worked at Kevin’s Warf, Port of Call and the Tall Ships. He was an avid sports fan. He is survived by his loving companion of 30 years Beverly A. Moulton of Quincy, his sister Christina Chiotasso of Watertown, his four children Ernest, Caron, Michael and Debra, and many grandchildren and  great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his brother, Michael J. Chiotasso.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Friday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Thursday 4 to 8pm. Korean Air Force veteran. Interment in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Salvation Army, 147 Berkeley St., Boston 02116.

Vidoli, Jeanne E. (O’Donnell), age 62, of Wollaston, formerly of Dorchester, April 27. Beloved wife of Charles W. Devoted mother of Alyson Vidoli of Los Angeles, Jamie A. Kreuz & her husband Eric D. of Braintree, Lisa M. Vidoli of Boston and Charles W. Vidoli, Jr. of So. Boston. Loving grandmother of Charles E. Kreuz. Sister of Kate M. Brenton of Boston, Marybeth Brady of Braintree, Brian C. (B.F.D.) of Norwell, Thomas J. of Quincy, Stephen J. of Weymouth and Michael E. O’Donnell of Chicago. Aunt of many loving nieces & nephews. Former employee of P&G. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Wollaston, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 3 to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Ann Church, 757 Hancock St., Wollaston, MA 02170.

Golden, Leo F., lifelong resident of Quincy, died peacefully, April 27. Beloved husband of Jean E. (Harries). Devoted father of Robert D. & his wife, Georgia of Plymouth, Richard D. & his wife, Candaceof  Squantum, Martin W. & his wife, Joanne of Hanover and Phillip L. Golden & his partner, Joseph Curl of Ipswich. Brother of Claire Shea of Marblehead & Christine Timbone of Quincy. Also survived by 4 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Ann Church, Quincy Sat. at 12, noon. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm. Ret. Engineer for the Polaroid Corp. WW II Navy veteran. Interment at National Cemetery, Bourne Mon at 1:15pm. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Fr. Bill’s Place, 38 Broad St., Quincy 02169

Milton: Elizabeth “Betty” M. (O’Connor) Ryan, our most beloved wife, mother, and Nana, called back to God on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Blessed with a loving husband of 54 years, Jack (her handsome prince), four perfect children; Elizabeth M. Tylko of Lincoln, Theresa A. Gilliland of W. Barnstable, John J. Ryan, III of TX, & Carol A. Thomas of Norwood. Betty was the sister of Cecilia Doherty of Quincy and Thomas O’Connor of Middleboro and was the loving grandmother of 16 loving grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Predeceased by her parents, the late Thomas & Mary O’Connor, formerly of County Kerry, Ireland and her sister, Eileen Abner. Born in Somerville, MA, Elizabeth was Valedictorian of Notre Dame Academy, Class of 1951 and the recipient of the Emmanuel College Scholarship. A 30 year resident of Milton, she formerly lived in Dorchester.  An accounting clerk for the New England Telephone Co. for 30 years, Betty retired in 1991. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton Tuesday morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Monday 4 to 8pm. Interment in Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimer’s Assn. for Research, 211 Arsenal St., Watertown 02472. We will honor her by imitating her gentleness, piety, humility and selfless love. We will hold her forever in our hearts.

Carpinella, Lena “Lee” (Forziati), age 100, of Milton, April 20. Beloved wife of the late Michael L. Sister of the late Dr. Alphonse, Nicholas, & Anthony Forziati, Julia Silla, & Rose Cadeiro. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, greatnieces & greatnephews. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton Mon. morning at 11. Viewing at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 10 to 10:45am prior to Mass, relatives & friends respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Affinity Hospice of Life, 14 Crosby Dr., Suite 103, Bedford 01730.

Manning, Yvonne D. (Barthelemy), of Milton, age 93, April 12. Beloved wife of the late Richard M.  Devoted mother of Michele & Christine both of CA, Richard & his wife, Susan of Amesbury, Bryan & his wife, Laura Caso, & William all of Milton & Patricia Manning & her husband, Edward Elisio of PA. Loving “Vonnie” to 10 grandchildren & 1 great grandson. Mother-in-law of the late Ben Hudnall & Marie Clabby. Sister of the late Paule Malher, Marie, Gaston, Denise, Robert, & George Barthelemy. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun. 2 to 6pm. Former member of the Milton Senior Citizens & Morrissette Post Aux.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 505 N Parkway, Memphis TN 38103.

Flaherty, Lawrence J., of Milton, April 11. Beloved husband of Ann F. (Joyce).  Devoted father of James J. of  Milton, Marie A. of Quincy, John F. & his wife Jeanne of Mansfield, Thomas G. & his partner Lynn and Stephen G. & his wife Mary all of Norwood, and Joseph P. Flaherty & his wife Emma of Newton. Also survived by 8 loving grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton 9 to 10 prior to Mass. Ret. employee of the BRA. WW II & Korean Navy veteran. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation, P.O. Box 767, Framingham 01701. 

Fallon, Frederick E., Jr. age 77, of Milton, formerly of Hyde Park, April 8. Beloved husband of Bonnie G. (Gartley).  Devoted father of Cynthia L. of FL, Stephen C. of Charlestown & Jeffrey C. Fallon of Berlin.  Brother of Robert Fallon of Holbrook & Joan Corsi of Hyde Park.  Also survived by his grandchildren Cameron & Lillian Fallon.  Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton Tuesday morning at 10.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Monday 4 to 8 PM. Professional Engineer & Consultant Cape Clear LLC.  Korean War Air Force veteran.  Member of Norwood Aero Club & National Society for Professional Engineers.  Interment private.  In lieu of  flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Faulkner Hospital Nursing Scholarship Fund, Philanthropy Office, 1153 Belkin House, Boston, MA 02130.

Sheehan, Jeremiah James, formerly of Milton, of Scituate, April 9. Devoted father of Mary C. Rowan & her husband, John W. of Milton and the late Jeremiah F. Sheehan. Loving grandfather of Jennifer S. & Jeffrey S. Rowan. Former husband of Ann M. (Hannigan) Sheehan of Milton. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 9:45 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 PM. Retired Pupil Adjustment Counselor of the Boston Public Schools. Late member of Scituate Council # 3716 K of C and Dorchester Post # 0369 A.L. Former member of Walsh Post, Dorchester, Scituate Yacht Club & Scituate Country Club. Graduate of Boston College H.S., College of the Holy Cross and graduate degree from Boston State College. WW II Marine Corps veteran.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to National Shrine of St. Anthony, 5000 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223 

Ryan, William J. “Skip”, of Squantum, formerly of Savin Hill, April 8. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis A. (Mackin). Devoted  fatherof Lori J. Dow & her husband Thomas A. of Quincy, William L. Ryan & his wife Meg of Weymouth and the late LeeAnn & Ellen M. Ryan. Papa of Caitlyn, Thomas & Anna Dow and Ava & Emma Ryan. Brother of Ruth & Lorraine and the late Robert, George, Walter, Edward, Francis, Eva, Helen & Maureen. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Quincy, Mon. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Retired Co-owner of Dorchester Motor Sales and former Co-owner of Auto Mart Ltd., Hanover. Late member of the Quincy Lodge of Elks # 943. Korean War Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, Memoriam Dept., One Joslin Place, Boston 02215.

Sullivan, Lillian E. (Murphy), age 97, of Mattapan, formerly of Milton, April 6. Beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Devoted mother of Sr. Margaret L. Sullivan, CSJ of Brighton, Patricia A. Adamczyk of Hyde Park and Dorothy F. Lucas of Newfields, NH. Sister of the late Mary Etheridge, Marguerite Burwell and Edward & John Vincent Murphy. Funeral Mass at St. Angela Church, 1540 Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Late member of Naval Terrace Bowling League and the MA Catholic Order of Foresters. Former member of St. Angela 60 and Over Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph, Mission Advancement Office, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton 02135. 

O’Toole, Mary Clare (Daley), of Milton and Harwichport, March 15.  Beloved wife of Michael B. Devoted mother of Maura O’Toole Trilla & her husband Barry of IL, Michael B. O’Toole, Jr. & his wife Catherine, Meg O’Toole Grande & her husband Stephen & Molly O’Toole Meade & her husband Kevin all of Milton.  Sister of the late Fred & Robert Daley.  Loving grandmother of Sarah, Barry & Grace Trilla, Hannah, Shannon, Michael & Sydney O’Toole, Brian Grande & Kevin Meade.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Saturday morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Friday 4 to 8 PM.  Graduate of Framingham State College, Class of 1956.  Longtime volunteer at Carney Hospital Gift Shop, member of Wollaston Golf Club & former member of Wychmere Harbor Club, the Neighborhood Club & Weymouth Tennis Club.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Pine Street Inn, Attn: Abby Spooner, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118

Chipman, Walter J., Jr.,formerly of Milton, of Weymouth, Feb. 28. Father of Kathleen A. Peltier, Patricia A. Sullivan, both of Milton & Tracy M. Day of Bethel, CT. Brother of Sr. Lorraine Chipman, MFIC & Bernadette T. Grogan both of Dorchester, Elaine T. Ahern of FL, Joanne K. Rowley of W. Roxbury, Robert T. Chipman of Franklin, Peggy K. Romaine & Nancy T. Klemetson both of NH, Gerald P. Chipman of Bridgewater,& Joan E. Chipman of Rochester. Also survived by 8 loving grandchildren & his former wife Virginia (Boland) Chipman. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Fri. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thurs. 4 to 8 PM. Late Owner of Brite-way Window Cleaning Co., Weymouth. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Celtic Farm Animal Sanctuary, 362 High St., Rochester, MA 02770.

Day, William J., of Falmouth & Milton, formerly of Dorchester, passed away unexpectedly at Brigham & Women’s Hospital on Feb 11, 2011.  Beloved husband of Mary Ellen (Roche).  Son of the late Walter M. & Anna Day. Son-in-law of Margaret of Dorchester and the late James Roche. Devoted brother of John M. Day and his wife Bridget, and cousin of Mary Beth McMullen of Norwood.  Brother-in-law of Margaret & Roger Gaudreau and James Roche of Braintree; Patricia & Edward Doyle of Easton; Paul & Elaine Roche and Kathleen & Steven Cloonan of Milton, and Anne Marie & Richard Leary of Westwood.  Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  Funeral Mass at St. Agatha's Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Avenue, Milton, Tues. 4 to 8 pm.  Retired Engineer of Verizon, Vietnam Veteran of the US Navy SeaBees.  Late member of the McKeon Post, Dorchester and life member of the VFW.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Carmelite Monastery, 61 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Roxbury, MA 02119.

Brown, Katherine M. (Perro), age 99, of Quincy, Feb. 11. Beloved wife of the late Burton O. Devoted mother of Lois A. Ochs of Brockton, Donna K. Smith of Whitman, Linda M. Glennon of Buzzards Bay, Patricia K. Dolan of Hanson and the late Warren J. & Burton F. Brown. Survived by 15 loving grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Grandmother of the late Michael & Lori Brown. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, No. Quincy, Tues. morning at 11. Visiting hour at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, 9:30 to 10:30, prior to Mass. Retired employee of Milton Academy. Former employee of S.H. Couch, Quincy. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Alzheimers Assn. for Research, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, 02472. Much appreciation to the staff of the Eventide Nursing Home for their dedicated and loving care.

Allen, Mary E. (O’Connor), of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, Feb. 10. Beloved wife of the late Albert R. Devoted mother of Elizabeth M. Allen of Concord & Megan Allen Schneider & her husband, Paul F. of Longmeadow. Loving grandmother of Anna R. of Somerville & Nathaniel A. Weiss of NY, NY and Kate & Gregory Schneider of Longmeadow. Dear cousin of the late Margaret Mahan & Rev. George S. Mahan, S.J. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Retired employee of Lower Mills Branch Public Library, Dorchester. Former Secretary to the Pres. of Conrad’s Dept. Store, Boston. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Boston Catholic TV Center, P.O. Box 9196, Watertown, 02471.

Boyce, Claire Dixon, of  Milton, a retired professional photographer passed away surrounded by her family and loving memories on Feb 8.  She was the daughter of John “Joe” and Ellen Buchanan Dixon.  Claire was a pioneer in wedding photography operating her own studio for over fifty years.  She was a true representative of her profession serving as vice-president of the Mass. Photographers Association.  She was the wife of the late John Boyce Jr. and mother of Donna Finigan and her husband George of Newbury and Hanson, Charles Boyce and his wife Alison of Milton, and John Boyce and his wife Kathy of Whitman. She is survived by 6 loving grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Claire was the sister of Marion Lundfelt-Odermatt and Eugene Dixon. She was preceded by her brothers John, George, Charles, Robert and Frederick and her sisters Helen Connors and Ruth Dixon.   Family and friends are invited to celebrate her life Saturday, Feb 12, 9:30-11:30 at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Av. Milton, Mass   A Mass will follow at Saint Agatha’s Church at 12:00 and burial will be at Milton Cemetery.

Gannon, Rose M. (Mulrey), age 97, formerly of Brighton, of Millis, Jan. 21. Beloved wife of the late Timothy M. Devoted mother of Timothy M. of Millis, Martin D. of Hopedale, William R. & his wife Rosalie of Milton, Rose M. Pitner & her husband Dennis of Millis, Michael L. & his wife Nancy of Hopedale & Kevin F. of Millis. Sister of the late Mary Aston, Margaret Fothergill & Kathleen Cheesman. Also survived by 12 loving grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Hills Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Retired employee of the Boston School Dept. at the Mary Curley School, Jamaica Plain, William Howard Taft School, Brighton & Brighton H.S. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Brookhaven Hospice, 6 Beech St., Framingham 01702

Carr, Daniel P.,  lifelong resident of Milton, age 61, Jan. 18. Beloved & devoted husband of Nancy (Donovan). Proud & cherished father of Daniel Paul, Margaret Mary, &  Colleen Donovan Carr all of Milton. Loyal brother of  Peggy Thibault of FL. Loving son-in-law of Josephine Donovan of South Boston. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 9. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm.  Ret. 40 yr. employee of Verizon. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Hospice of the South Shore/VNA Foundation, Inc., 100 Bay State  Dr., Braintree 02184.

Mangio, Leo, age 99, of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, Jan. 14. Devoted brother of the late Josephine W. Blanke, Pauline Adie, Frances Rizk, John, James, Joseph & Vincent Mangio. Also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. 11AM to 1 PM, concluding with a Funeral Service at 1. Retired Union Laborer. Decorated WW II Army & Army Air Force veteran. Recipient of Purple Heart. Actively involved in Kit Clark Program, Dorchester.

Ridge, Thomas P., suddenly, age 50, of Braintree, formerly of Mattapan & Dorchester, Jan 4.  Beloved husband of Diane M. (Meuse). Devoted father of Sean F., Kevin V. and Thomas J. Ridge all of Braintree.  Son of Martin E. Ridge of Galway, Ireland & the late Patricia (O’Connor). Brother of Mary C. DiMattia & her husband, James of Martha’s Vineyard, Martin E. & his wife, Ellen of Hopkinton, and John J. Ridge of Weymouth. Brother-In-Law of Vincent J. & his wife, Cathy of Millis, Paul B. & his wife, Eileen of Weymouth, and Robert F. Meuse & his wife, Sarah of Marshfield. Godson & nephew of Mary Ridge Hayes of Galway, Ireland. Loving uncle of Alanna, Brian, Daniel, Theresa, James, Andrew, Kaighla, Jake, Noelle, Abigail, Joseph, Danielle, Stephanie, Katherine, & Sophia. Funeral Mass atSt. ThomasMore Church, Braintree Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Sun 2 to 6pm. Late employee of Schindler Elevator, Westwood & late member of Local #4- Elevators Union. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Greater Boston Diabetes Society, 1980 Centre St., West Roxbury 02132

Averill, Mary T. (Devine), of Milton, formerly of So. Boston, Nov. 12. Beloved wife of Warren F. Devoted mother of Mark F. Averill & his wife Mary V. of VA, Diane M. Cempellin & her husband Peter L., of Dover, Gerard W. Averill of CA and Lynn Ann Averill & her husband Peter M. Gravallese of Milton. Loving grandmother of Sean, Nicole & Colin Averill, Laura & Andrew Cempellin and Grant, Ian & Max Gravallese. Sister of Paul Devine & his wife Donna of Milton and the late John “Bud”, Thomas & Robert Devine. Sister-in-law of Mildred, Rita & Mary Devine. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Mon. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Sun. 2 to 6 PM. Retired employee of Stop & Shop Co., Quincy and Northeastern University. Former member of Irish American Club. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to The Irish Connection, 38 Alton Rd., Quincy, MA 02169..  

Aylward, Leda F. “Lee” (Roffo), of Milton, Nov. 9. Beloved wife of the late L. Michael “Mike”. Devoted mother of  Michael & his wife Debra of Hanover, James & his wife Susie of Rockland, Joan of Watertown, Glen & his wife Robyn of E. Bridgewater & the late Kevin Aylward. Loving grandmother of Stephen Melchin, Michael, Kerri, Richard, Colin, Samantha, Kevin & Kalan Aylward. Sister of Vilma Rufo of  Brighton, Daniel of Quincy, & the late Onelio & Angelo Roffo. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton Sat. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Fri. 4 to 8pm.  President of the Milton Merchants. Late Eucharistic Minister & longtime parishioner at St. Agatha Church.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Agatha Church, 432 Adams St., Milton. 02186.

Brogna, Leila, (Jackson), age 88, of Milton & Marshfield, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after a period of failing health on October 26, 2010. Born in Boston, Leila was the daughter of the late Carl & Selma (Fedder) Jackson. Beloved wife of the late Alexander “Sam” Brogna, (retired asst. sports editor of the Boston Herald and Boston Record American.), she leaves two sons; Dennis P. “Moose” Brogna and his wife, Karen of Murrells Inlet, S.C. and Paul A. Brogna and his wife, Lucille of Duxbury, MA. She also leaves her loving grandchildren; Paul A. of San Diego, CA and Kristen Brogna and her husband, Bill Taupier of Melrose, MA and her cherished great granddaughter Soren Taupier. She was the sister of the late Thelma MacLeod and aunt of Scott MacLeod of Canton. Leila graduated from Jamaica Plain High School and attended Boston Clerical School. She retired from the Comm. of MA, Dept. of Corrections, after serving as the Administrative Secretary to the Superintendent of the Pre-Release Center in Boston. In her earlier days, she was a talented professional dancer and danced for many years in the Keith Circuit in the group called the R.K.O. Lets. In which 12 dancers formed lifelong friendships. Leila and Sam were season ticket holders (front row center court) for the Boston Celtics since 1947 and enjoyed attending all their home games. They also enjoyed traveling especially to Las Vegas with friends. Leila enjoyed entertaining her family and friends and threw many fine parties, especially during the summers in Marshfield. She enjoyed life to the fullest. Leila will be sadly missed by all who knew her. A Funeral Service will be celebrated at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Mon. morning at 11. Visiting hours will be held 9:30 to 11, prior to the Service. Interment in Milton Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston 02115. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

  

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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