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Deborah Ann Field

Deborah Ann Field, 69, of Brighton, died peacefully on July 7 surrounded by members of her extended family. Deborah suffered a tragic accident a week prior which left her a quadriplegic. She was the daughter of the late Nancy (Leahy) and John Field. A graduate of Girls Latin School, where she worked on the literary magazine, Deb earned a perfect score in the College Board Entrance Exam. She attended Emmanuel College, was on the staff of the literary magazine, and maintained a close connection with the school, including serving as president of the Alumnae Association. She earned a master’s degree in Celtic studies from the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto and taught Celtics topics at Harvard College. She is survived by cousins Joseph, James, Christopher, Kenneth, Paul, Peter and Gerard Leahy. Deb was a long-time employee of Boston University Dept. of Physiology and Bio-Physics and a dedicated fan of the Boston Red Sox but it was her association with Boston Ballet that filled much of her time. She was a volunteer at Boston Ballet Company for more than twenty years serving as past-president and past-treasurer of the Boston Ballet Volunteer Association and as a guide for backstage tours. She was honored as the recipient of the Golden Toe Shoe Award. She was an avid reader and enjoyed almost any type of music, especially Irish, both popular and traditional. She was always upbeat, fun, interested and ready for the next thing. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation to the Boston Ballet, Development Department, 19 Clarendon Street, Boston MA 02116 with “In Memory of Deborah Field” written in the notes, or online at www.bostonballet.org/support.html. Funeral from the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON, Friday, July 31 at 10:00 AM. Burial will be at Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline.  Visiting hours at the funeral home Thursday, July 30 from 4 to 8 PM.

Sharon Lanett Dailey

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Sharon Lanett Dailey, beloved daughter of Mildred and Charles Dailey, was born on January 15, 1976 in Boston, Massachusetts. Sharon is survived by her parents, older brother Larry Simmons, sister Letha Dorway, and brother Timmy Dailey. She leaves behind her two loving children, daughter Brianna Rose Dailey, 10 years old, and son, Nathaniel Charles Mark, three years old. She leaves her three nieces, Jasmine AnnMarie, Shavonne Aaliyah and Simone, three nephews, Tyrese, Jaylen and Devonte Dailey, her partner Michael Mark of several years,  and a host of Aunts and Uncles that are spread out from Massachusetts to Alabama and everywhere in between. Sharon lost her battle with cancer on July 19th, 2015. Sharon, also known as “Boobie”, grew up at 90 Blake Street, lived the majority of her happy and productive life at Blake Street, and took her final breath at Blake Street. Blake Street is missing an Angel.

Sharon was a dedicated mother and a fighter. Her beautiful spirit and loving energy made everyone to want to be around her. She was kind, friendly, happy, positive, sweet, upbeat, silly, caring, and loving. Her smile was infectious and her laugh instantly cheered you up. She was always supportive and encouraging to her family, friends and even random strangers she would meet.

Sharon graduated Lynnfield High School in 1994 and went on to Alabama State College (ASU). She returned to Boston five years later and started her career at the Tufts Dental School of Medicine, where Group Practice 8 was her staple. Sharon was a dedicated worker and gave 110% of herself every day. She received numerous awards, positive evaluations, and attended several appreciation dinners to honor her hard work. She enjoyed her work and co-workers so much that even when she was under the weather it took her supervisor’s prodding for her to seek medical attention.

Oddie Gene Johnson Jr.

 

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Oddie G. Johnson Jr. 80, of Brockton, MA formerly of Covington, TN passed away on July 8th 2015. Father of Debra Whitley of Covington, TN, Don Johnson of Randolph, MA, Phyllis (DaRocha) and Judith Johnson of Boston, MA Katherine (Blicker) of Milton, MA and Lori M. Mitchell of Canton, MI. Grandfather to 16 and great grandfather to 8. Five siblings preceded him in death and leaves to carry on, Sadie Mae Dyson of Covington, TN and Norma Smith of Covington, TN. Funeral services are private on Wednesday July 22, 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Diabetes Foundation.

Margaret Fennick

Fennick, Margaret for website onlyMargaret (Barbara) Fennick, 66 of Milton, MA, entered into eternal peace on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Boston Medical Center.  Margaret was born January 23, 1949, in Monks Corner, South Carolina, a daughter of the late Lee Fennick and Mary Lou Harleston.  Margaret had a generous heart and touched many lives with her humor and presence.  Her family and those who knew her, will be thankful for the gift that was her life.

Margaret’s favorite holiday was the 4th of July.  We never understood why that holiday was so special to her.  Could it be that the 4th fireworks matched her personality?  Margaret LOVED to debate politics.  She believed in using your voice to bring about change.

Margaret is survived by her loving mother, Mary L. Sheppard; sons, Kevin and Keita and daughter, Afi; brothers, Elijah and Larry; sisters, Emma, Henrietta and Kathleen; many nieces, nephews and cousins and her favorite companion, her cat, Cooper.  She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Henry Sheppard, loving dubbed, “My Daddy”; uncle, Ernest Harleston; aunts, Leola West and Virginia Robinson and grandmother, Elizabeth Palmer.

Funeral Service, Friday, July 24, at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, at 10:30 am.  Visitation from 10 – 10:30 am. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Mireille Marc

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Mireille Marc  passed away on July 6, 2015 at MGH, surrounded by her family. Mireille was the cherished mother of Yvetteau, Sandra, Richard, and Nadia Devilme. She is also survived by many other relatives. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated in Saint Angela Church, Saturday July 18 at 10AM. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., LOWER MILLS, Friday 6-9PM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Carlos Fausto DePina

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Carlos Fausto DePina passed away peacefully at his home on July 12, 2015 after a long illness, surrounded by his family.  Carlos was the beloved husband of Luzia P. Fernandes.  He was the cherished father of Francisco Fernandes, Frederico Fernandes Manuel Fernandes, Ana Fernandes, Gisela DePina, Gilson DePina, Ilda Fernandes-DePina, Michael DePina, Manuel Lopes DePina, Adair DePina, and Maria Da Luz DePina. Loving grandfather of Anthony Fernandes, Destiny Fernandes, Felicia Fernandes, Freddy Jr. Fernandes Antonio Marquis Fernandes, Adilson Fernandes, Analise Fernandes, Jakari Fernandes, Josiah Francis, and Suraiya DePina. He is also survived by his siblings and many relatives.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Patrick Church, Friday July 17 at 10AM. Visiting hours also at Saint Patrick Church, Thursday 7-9PM.  Relatives and friends invited. Interment New Calvary Cemetery.

Murdel L. Anglin

Murdel L. Anglin, 95, of Boston passed away on July 11, 2015.  She was the devoted wife of the late Oswald Anglin.  Loving mother of Evadne Symister of Holbrook, MA, Winsome Roomes and her husband Samuel of Florida, Claudette Gates and her husband David of Dorchester, Horace Anglin of Mashpee, MA Daphne McLean and Agnes Fuller.  Loving grandmother of Cheryl, Richard, Sandra, Charlene, Siobahn and Joshua and proud great grandmother of seven.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 18 at 10 AM in the Church of the Holy Spirit, 525 River Street, Mattapan.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 6-8 PM at the church.  Interment Forest Hills Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers a donation in Murdel’s name may be made to the Church of the Holy Spirit, 525 River Street, Boston, MA 02126. 

Gloria J. Gaetani

Gloria J. Gaetani, of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Milton on July 7, 2015.  Daughter of the late Arthur Gaetani, M.D. and Evelyn Mark Gaetani.  Sister of the late Arthur Gaetani, Jr.  Survived by nephew Robert A. Gaetani.  Also survived by many friends and dearest friends Darlene Penrose and Ceclia Cannavino.

Funeral Service will be held at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON VILLAGE,  Tuesday, July 14 at Noon.  Visitation one hour prior of service 11:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.

 

Mary T. (Holt) Quinn

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Mary T. (Holt) Quinn, of Dorchester, died at Harborlights Nursing & Rehabilitation Center South Boston, Tuesday July 7, 2015. She was 100 years old.

Born in Tewksbury, Mary was a retired sales clerk at R. H. White. She and her husband Jim have been married for over 70 years.

Beloved wife of James L. Quinn. Mother of Francis J. “Frank” Quinn of Mansfield and the late James P. Quinn. Grandmother of Theresa Quinn Strickland. Mary is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Mary was a true Joy!

She was always Kind, Gentle & Loving.

She was selfless, always considering others first, Her Character & Values informed & taught us by her example.

Mary’s humor & wonderful smile always brightened our days. Her inner strength & effortless resiliency through life’s challenges was amazing.

We we’re very Blessed & Thankful to have such a treasure of Joy, Grace, Selfless Love, Strength of Character, Resiliency, Kindness, & Beauty. Yes, That’s my Mom. She delighted in the simple pleasures of family and love.

As for material possessions & earthly delights; she most valued her cup of tea, her Peppermint-Stick Ice-cream, Cheesecake with fresh Strawberries, & Chocolate Rainbow Nonpareils.

She expressed herself through her painting and art but mostly she expressed herself in the care, devotion, attention to, & Love for her family.

Mary was a teacher by example, & a perfect role model for; “How to Live a Good and Happy Life.”

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Saturday July 11 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Friday 4-7 PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.

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Josephine M. (Nicolosi) LaMonica

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Josephine M. (Nicolosi) LaMonica,  of Buzzards Bay, formerly of South Boston, Wednesday July 8, 2015.

Beloved wife of the late Louis LaMonica.  Loving mother of Marie Cappuccio and her husband Louis of Plymouth and Frank LaMonica and his wife Coreen of Acushnet.  Grandmother of  Angela and her husband John, Jamie and his wife Daniele, Joey and his wife Melanie, Brandon and Courtney.  Great grandmother of Alexandra, Ashley, Justin Jack, Ave Joe and Liliana.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook  Road, Milton, Saturday, July 11 at 9:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Friday 4-8 PM.  Interment Saint Michael Cemetery, Roslindale.