Dolan Funeral Home

Matthew J. McDonald, Sr.

McDonald_MatthewwebMatthew J. McDonald, Sr., of Canton, Nov. 22,  Husband of the late Alice(Coyle) McDonald. Father of Matthew J. McDonald,  Jr. of Easton, Patrick McDonald of Canton, Kathleen McDonald of Peterborough , NH and  Mark McDonald of Milton.
Grandfather of Teresa and Kate McDonald. Brother of Maureen Rielly of MD and
Mimi Vandervoot of IL. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St.
Gregory’s Church, DORCHESTER, Tues., Dec, 2, at 10 o’ clock. Visiting Hours
omitted.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  Late W. W. II Navy Veteran.  Founder of Matt J. McDonald Co., Inc. of South Boston.

Daniel J. Crowley

Daniel J. Crowley of Milton formerly of Cork, Ireland passed away on November 24, 2014.  Daniel is survived by his loving sisters Julia J. “Ena” Crowley and Eileen M. Crowley both of Milton. Daniel is also survived by his loving grandniece and grandnephews.  He was a devoted friend of the Columban Sisters of Brighton. Daniel was predeceased by his brother Patrick E. Crowley and his sister Catherine Sheppard.    A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton on Wednesday at 9 AM.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  A visiting hour will be held prior to the funeral mass at the Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE from  8 AM to 8:45 AM.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers a donation in Daniel’s name can be made to Saint Agatha’s Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton, MA 02186.

Norma V. Mason

Norma V. (Hill)  Mason, of Haverhill, died Friday, November 14, 2014, surrounded by her family.  Born in San Juan , Puerto Rico  was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Wade) Hill.  Before her retirement, Norma was a  environmental specialist with The Environmental Protection Agency.

She is the loving mother of Carleton Mason of Somerville, Robert Mason of Haverhill, Tiffany Mason of Hyde Park and Taisha Walker of New York.  Also survived by a brother Joseph Hill and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday,  November 21 at 11:00 AM at Eliot Congregational Church 56 Dale St. Roxbury, with visitation at church 10-11 AM.  Relatives and friends invited. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery .  Visiting hours,  Thursday, November 20, 4-8 PM in Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St.  DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS.

Alice B. Dunn

Dunn_Alice newspaperAlice B. Dunn of Dorchester, formerly of Milton, Nov. 18, age 65.  Beloved daughter of the late James A. Dunn, stepdaughter of Margaret (MacKenzie) Dunn. Devoted sister of  James A. “Jad” Dunn of Quincy and the late Robert S. Dunn. Stepsister of Nancy A. (MacKenzie) Connelly of Milton, William R. MacKenzie of Westwood and Thomas C. MacKenzie of Quincy. Cousin of Patricia DeWolfe of FL, Richard B. DeWolfe of Westwood and Howard DeWolfe of Fl and the late Paula (DeWolfe) Bucklin.  Dear friend of Lea Mayes of Boston.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Hills Church, MILTON, Fri. , Nov. 21, at 11 o’clock.
Visitation  in the Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON VILLAGE Fri., 9:30 – 10:30 am. Interment Milton Cemetery. If desired contributions in Alice’s name may be sent to the American Liver Foundation, 188 Needham St., Newton, MA 02464.

Mahalia Carter

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Mahalia Carter of Roxbury passed away on November 11, 2014. Funeral service to be held Thursday November 20, 2014 at Greater Love Tabernacle 101 Nightingale Street, Dorchester, MA 02124  at 11am. Viewing will be held prior to service at 9:30AM. Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery.


Raymond Jean-Louis

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Raymond Jean-Louis passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, November 9, 2014. Loving husband of the late Alta Jean-Louis. Beloved father of Yves Jean-Louis and Suzelle Saint-Eloi of Mattapan. Brother of Brenard Brice, Velar Merisier, and Angelique Brice. Caring grandfather of Jovan Jean-Louis, Joel Saint-Eloi, Janelle Saint-Eloi, Jordane Saint-Eloi, Jalene Saint-Eloi, and Jasmine  Jean-Louis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Angela Church Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1PM. Visiting Hours will be held at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. Dorchester, Friday from 6-9PM. Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Philip C. Manker, Jr.

Philip C.. Manker,  Jr., 64, of Milton, MA , died Saturday, November 8th after a long illness.  He leaves his wife Ulrike, his daughter Katrina, his son Lorenz, his brother Charles Manker (Susan), his nephews Stephen and Gregory Manker and many devoted friends.  Philip attend Latin School of Chicago, Middlesex School and Trinity College. He was an applied artist, inventor and arborist.  A  memorial service will be held at his home on  Saturday, November 22, from 5:00 PM to 8:00
PM. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Justin A. Sullivan

Sullivan, Justin for website onlyJustin A. Sullivan of Milton, Nov 9, after a brief illness.  Cherished husband of Mary Elizabeth, beloved father of Elizabeth, Kate and Justine, and devoted grandfather to Maxwell, Jonah, Orion, Henry, William and Mae Elisabeth.  He is survived by his siblings and their spouses, Joanne and William Knowles, Robert and Janet Sullivan and numerous nieces and nephews.

Justin was a dedicated English teacher at Milton High School for nearly 35 years, touching the lives of countless students.  Justin was also a lifelong member of St. Agatha’s Parish, serving as a religious education teacher and as a Eucharistic Minister.

Justin was an avid reader and crossword puzzler, he loved Frank Sinatra, flowers, and most of all, spending time with his grandchildren. They were the light of his life.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Agatha’s Church, MILTON, Fri., Nov. 14, at 10:30 o’clock.  Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thurs. 4 – 8pm. Interment Milton Cemetery.. Contributions in Justin’s name may be sent to American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St., Suite 501, Boston, MA 02210.

Anne E. Rugo

Anne E. Rugo, 57, of Canton passed away on November 9, 2014.  She was predeceased by her husband William F. Ahearn, her father Joseph F. Rugo, III and her brother Joseph F. Rugo, IV.  Anne is survived by her mother Mary E. Rugo of Centerville, her brothers Michael Rugo of Boston and Thomas R. Rugo and his wife Susan of Centerville.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 13 at 9 AM in Saint Agatha Parish, 432 Adams Street in Milton.  Family and friends will gather at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, on Thursday morning at 8 AM.  Interment Holyhood Cemetery. 

Lisa A. Noonan

Lisa A. (Murnane) Noonan, died peacefully at home in Milton surrounded by her family, Saturday November 8, 2014. She was 52 years old. Born in Weymouth, Lisa was raised in Milton and a Class of 1980 graduate of Milton High School. She was a salesperson for the furniture department at Macy’s, Braintree. Her creativity was exemplified by her passion for art, photography and jewelry making.  In addition to selling her work, she loved making gifts for family and friends. Lisa was active in her children’s lives as a supporter of her son’s many football teams and coach of her daughter’s Milton Youth Softball team. Beloved wife of Christopher M. Noonan. Loving mother of Jennifer Noonan and Nicholas Noonan. Cherished daughter of Nancy A. Langton-Christians and the late James Murnane. Sister of Timothy Murnane of Georgia, Gregory Murnane of Weymouth and the late Matthew Murnane.  Lisa truly inspired her whole family with her quiet, elegant, unwavering strength.  The love Lisa and her family shared is forever. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Wednesday November 12 at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Tuesday 4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery. Donations in memory of Lisa can be made to Dana-Farber’s Breast Oncology Center, where she was extraordinarily cared for during the past 15 years.