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Roy D. Lockett

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Roy D. Lockett of Milton passed away on April 11, 2014.  Husband of Ernestine Lockett of Rochester, NY.  Roy is also survived by his children Roychelle D. Lockett, Katrese L. Lockett and Venus I. Lockett all of New York.  He also leaves his brother Leroy Lockett and his grandchildren Jordan E. Perry, Kierus D. Lockett and Zander K. Lockett.  A funeral service will be celebrated at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester LOWER MILLS, on Thursday at 12 noon.  An hour of visitation will be held beginning at 11 A.M.  Relatives and friends invited.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. 

Marion E. Tucker

Marion E. Tucker  died in Norwood after a lengthy illness she was 95.

Born in Dorchester, Marion was a graduate of Milton High School Class of 1936. Upon graduation she worked at Travelers Insurance Company or 5 years.  Subsequently Marion went to work as a secretary for the United States Department of Defense for 28 years. After leaving the Defense Department  she worked at St. Mary of the Hills Church, in Milton as a secretary for another 16 years.

Marion moved to Quincy in 1970 and moved in to 100 Southern Artery in 2006.  She was a Eucharistic Minister at St. Agatha’s Church, since 1986 ministering in that capacity at the request of the late Fr. Francis Turke.  She lived Cursillo in the Boston area at St. Gabriel’s School in Brighton, in 1965. She was a member of the Cursillo Team several times.  She was active as a member of the Outreach Committee at St. Agatha’s Church, driving parishioners to Doctors appointments.

Marion also  volunteered at both the Carney Hospital and the Franciscan Children’s’ Hospitals, and her travels included trips to Ireland, Lourdes, The Holy Land, Hawaii and other parts of the U.S., with many summer vacations spent on Cape Cod.

Marion was beloved daughter of the late Mary E. (Murdock) Tucker and J. Edward Tucker. Devoted sister of the late Eleanor M. Donohue, Anna F. Kenney and Joseph E. Tucker. Also survived  by several nieces and nephews.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Agatha’s Church, MILTON, Tues., April15 at 10:30 am.  Visiting Hours at the Dolan Funeral Home,  460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Mon., 4-7 pm. Interment Milton Cemetery. If desired contributions in Marion’s memory may be sent to the Pope John Seminary, 558 South Ave, Weston, MA 02493.


Karen A. Sanfilippo

Karen  A. Sanfilippo of Dorchester  died April 6, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her beloved husband Mariano Sanfilippo. Loving mother of Maria Pratt of Dorchester, John Sanfilippo of N. Oxford, Michael Sanfilippo, David Sanfilippo both of Dorchester, Elizabeth Sanfilippo of Abington and Angela Sanfilippo of Dorchester. Sister of Paula Ellis of Randolph and Grayson Emery of Dorchester.. Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St.Gregory Church, 2215 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, Thursday April 10, 2014 at 10  o’clock. . Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Wednesday April 9, 4 – 8 pm.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Luis Miguel F. Cabral

Luis Miguel F. Cabral, suddenly, March 29, loving father of Sirlenna Fernandes. Beloved son of Euclides Cabral and Maria A. Fernandes, Step-son of Servulo Barros and brother of Nadine Barros all of Dorchester. Also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Monday in St. Peter’s Church Dorchester at 10 AM. Visiting Hours from the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Sunday 4 – 8 PM. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Interment New Calvary Cemetery.

Robert B. Seidman

RobertBenjamin, passed away at his home in Milton, MA on April 3. Born February 24, 1920, Professor Seidman was the much loved husband of Ann Seidman; father of Jonathan, Judy, Katha, Gay and Neva; father-in-law of Christine, Zeph, Heinzand Tom; and  beloved grandfather and great-grandfather.  He was Professor of Law and Political Science at Boston University from 1974 to 2013. In the course of his career  he also taught at the University of Wisconsin Law School, as well as law schools in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Beijing. With  Ann Seidman, an economist, he taught short courses in law and development and legislative drafting around the world, from Bhutan to South Africa, and contributed to constitutional drafting in Namibia, Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan. Before becoming an academic, he practiced as an attorney in Connecticut and New York.   In World War II, he served in the Coast Guard (seconded to the US Navy), earning a commendation ribbon as captain of an LST. He studied at Ethical Culture, Fieldston, Harvard and Columbia. He was a passionate sailor, aficionado of bad jokes, and insightful theorist of legislative drafting and jurisprudence.   A family funeral will be held on April 6 2014.   The date of a public memorial will be announced soon.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the International Consortium for Law and Development (ICLAD.

Peter Burrill Sholley

Peter Burrill Sholley (1)Peter Burrill Sholley, of Milton, formerly of Wellesley Hills, West Falmouth, and Boca Grande, Florida, died on April 3rd surrounded by his loving family. Born to Sidney and Aya Sholley in West Newton in 1927, he attended Noble and Greenough School and graduated from Rollins College, where he met his late wife, Nancy. Peter served as a first lieutenant and ordinance instructor in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. After a successful career as vice president of marketing for Keystone Custodian Funds, Peter became an inventor in late middle-age, focusing on finding ways to bring clean water to developing countries. His most recent invention, the Safewater Sensor, is currently in a pilot program in South Africa and will soon be introduced in Haiti.  Peter was a devoted community activist, a founder of the Wellesley Community Center, and past president of the Norumbega Council of the Boy Scouts of America where he received the Silver Beaver Award for distinguished service. He was a board member on the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority, and director of development for the Boca Grande Chapter of Solutions to Avoid Red Tide. He was also president of the Sholley Foundation, which provides support for a variety of non-profit organizations. Peter was yankee to his core, an ardent environmentalist and conservationist, and an early advocate of recycling and repurposing. He was courtly and a gentleman but took keen delight in shellacking his opponents in cribbage, poker, scrabble, tennis and golf. A gentle and imaginative father, Peter made up a long-running bedtime story for his children about Yisha Opp, a little boy who lived in a cereal box. He was much beloved. Peter leaves his sister Janann Clanton of Altamonte Springs, Florida; children Lucy of Dedham, Adam of Milton, and Nicholas of Santa Rosa, CA; son- and daughters-in-law Ted Rabidoux, Joan Moynagh and Thais Harris; grandchildren Elizabeth O’Keefe and George, Anne, and Peter Sholley; and his dear friend, Gladys Hampton. He also leaves his grumpy Jack Russell Terrier Ollie Sholley, now a treasured member of his daughter’s family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Buddy Dog Humane Society. Services will be held on May 17th at St. Michael’s Church in Milton at 11am.

Hilaire Francois

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Hilaire Francois, “Smith” of Boston passed away on Sunday March 30, 2014. He was a son of late Jules Julien and Erzulia Anrisca. He was preceded in death by his brothers Vajulis, Saint Julis, Jeannot,and his sister Immacula. His aunts Dieudonne,Irena,Erzulia, Jeanne,and Marchelia. Surviving are his daughter Smath, his sons Ralph, Anderson, Junior Didier,and Smithy.His 6 grandchildren His sisters Camita(Dieuvais),Celuta,Sister Guerda,Claudine(Kedner), Marlene, and his brother Ronald. Many nieces, nephews,and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Angela’s Church, 1548 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan  on Saturday, April 12 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS , Friday, 6-9 PM.  Interment St. Michael Cemetery.

Kathleen Virginia Crowley

Kathleen Virginia Crowley – Of Quincy, passed away at her home on March 30, after a brief illness. Beloved daughter of the late Charles F. Crowley and Virginia G. (Belmore) Crowley.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St Agatha’s Church, Milton on Friday, April 4, at 10 o’clock.  Visiting Hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE,  Thursday  April 3, 4 – 8 pm.  Interment Mt Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.  If desired contributions in Kathy’s name may be sent to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2000 L. St., NW, Suite 410, Washington D.C., 20036.

Robert Southworth

Robert Southworth of Hyde Park, suddenly, March 29. Born in Boston and educated in Boston Pubic Schools he worked as a truck driver for many years. Robert was the  beloved son of Eunice H. Ohrt and the late James B. Ohrt. Father of Leah Lopes of Holbrook , and Robert Southworth, Jr., of NH and Scott Boughner of Brockton .Brother of Barry Southworth of Canton,    Kathleen Connell – Southworth of Dorchester, Christine Cass of Braintree, William Southworth of  Dorchester , Michael Ohrt of Dorchester ,  Thomas Ohrt  of  Quincy, Gerald Ohrt of Framingham , and Judith Kyjousky of  CA,  and the late James Southworth.  Also survived by 6 grandchildren.  Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Friday 11:30 – 1:30 pm. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Presley Dalton Witter


Presley D. Witter, 52, of Boston passed away on March 24, 2014.  He is survived by his loving wife Angella Witter.  Beloved father of Cardeen Witter of Jamaica, Presley J. Witter of Boston, Antinika Morris of Boston, Chantel Witter of Jamaica, Sharone Witter of Milwaukee, Tatianna Witter of Boston and Kiara Witter of Boston.  Loving grandfather to Chamarie Witter and Nyanna Lee.  He was predeceased by his son Presley A. Witter, Jr.  A funeral service will be held at the Full Life Gospel Center, 493 Washington Street, Dorchester on Saturday a  visiting hour will begin at 9 A.M. Funeral service from 10-12.  Visiting hours will be held at Dolan – Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE, on Friday from 5-9 P.M.  Relatives and friends invited.