Dolan Funeral Home

Jeanne G. Tivnan

Jeanne G.Tivnan ,  age 90,  lifelong resident of  Milton on April 24, 2014.   Beloved daughter of the late Thomas T. and Laura M. (Payson) Tivnan.  Sister of the late Dorothy M. Tivnan, Thomas P. Tivnan and Lorraine Sanford.  Survived by nieces, Tracy Karol and her husband Stephen of Canton, Kelly Finn  and her husband Kevin  of CT,  Wendy Chicosky  and her husband Chet of CT and nephew Thomas Tivnan and his wife Teri  of Easton.   Also survived by several great nieces and great nephews.    Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 28 at 10:00 A.M. in Saint Mary of the Hills Church, 29 Saint Mary’s Road, Milton.  Visitation Monday  8:30 AM -9:30 AM at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS prior to Mass.  Relatives and friends invited.  Interment New Calvary Cemetery, Boston.  Retired employee Deloitte & Touche.

Christopher R. Rosario


Christopher R. Rosario, 25,  of Boston, suddenly, April 19, 2014.  Beloved son of Francisco and Martina (Amado)  Do  Rosario  of Boston.  Brother of Emanuel “Manny” Do Rosario of Boston, Hortencia  Do Rosario of Boston, Raquel Do Rosario of Florida and Elsa Do Rosario of Cape Verde.  Also survived by 3 nieces and several  aunts and uncles.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 26 at 10 AM in St. Patrick’s Church,  Dudley Street at Blue Hill Avenue, Roxbury.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours Friday 5-9 PM in Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. Dorchester.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.


Richard M. Muise

Richard M. Muise of Holbrook , Ma passed away on April 15,  at the age of 74. He was son of the late James and Grace Muise .Richard will be missed by his 7 children,20 grandchildren, 1 great grand child and his many siblings. Richard entertained for many years as the lead singer of the Ricky Starr Trio .Services will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St.,  DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, ,Friday April 25,  at 10 o’clock. Interment Cedar  Grove Cemetery, Dorchester . The family would like to friends to join them at the Weymouth Eagles from 1-5.

Francis C. McGerity, Ret. BFD

Francis C. McGerity , Ret. BFD, of Milton passed away on April 12, 2014.  He is survived by his loving wife Margaret L. “Peggy” (Dakin) McGerity of Milton, his children Margaret A. McGerity and her husband Max Folkenflik of NY, Rev. Francis X. McGerity of Brighton and Robert J. McGerity of Dedham., step children, Margaret “Peggy” Bagley and her husband James, Ann Federico and  Mary Federico.    Francis is also survived by his siblings Rose Hamilton, Barbara Hickam, Roland McGerity and his grandchildren  Alexander Folkenflik, Andrew Folkenflik, Stacey LaFleur, Lisa Coutin, John McGerity, Joseph McGerity, step grandchildren;  Daniel Bagley, Allison Bagley, Ryan Saraiva,  Krystle Proverb, John Proverb, Vincent Proverb, Alyssa Federico, Gianna Federico.  He was predeceased by his first wife Margaret M. (Ford)  McGerity, his daughter Kathleen A. Coutin and his sister Muriel Mickel.   Francis was proud to be the oldest surviving retired Boston Firefighter he was also a veteran of the United States Coast Guard.  A funeral service will be held in Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, on Friday, April 25 at 12:30 PM .An hour of visitation will be held beginning at 11:30 A.M.   Relatives and friends invited.  Interment Milton Cemetery.



Gerard Chatelain

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Gerard Chatelain was born in Jacmel, Haiti on September 30, 1938 to Arnold and Lise Chatelain. He was the second of five children. Gerard was educated and spent his 20’s and 30’s in Jacmel. There, he had two children, Geraldine (Claudette) and Steeve (Marie).

In 1984 he moved to Brooklyn, New York and worked there until his retirement in 1998. Upon retiring he returned to Jacmel, where he met (and would eventually marry) Josie. Gerard and Josie had a son, Steevy, who Gerard adored.

After the 2010 earthquake, Gerard, Josie and Steevy moved to Hyde Park, a quiet neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts.

While Josie was at work and Steevy was at school, Gerard would spend his days at The Haitian Adult Day Health Center in Dorchester. Gerard was a devout Catholic and attended mass every Sunday.

Gerard was preceded in death by both parents, two siblings and his daughter Geraldine. He leaves to mourn, his wife, Josie, two sons, Steeve and Steevy, two granddaughters, Aane-Loise and Vanessa (Geraldine) and a host of family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Angela’s Chuch, Mattatpan on Saturday April 26 at 11:30AM. Visiting hours will be held prior at the Dolan Funeral Home 1140 Washington St. Lower Mills from 9:15AM-11:15AM. Interment private.

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.