Dolan Funeral Home

Kara Marie Timilty

Kara Marie Timilty,of Boston, November 27, 2015. Beloved Daughter of Joseph F. and  Elaine F (Benson) Timilty. Loving sister of Joseph F. Timilty, Jr of Canton, Patrick A. Timilty of West Roxbury, James E. Timilty of Walpole, Gregory B. Timilty of Boston, Bart A. Timilty of West Roxbury and the late Kelly Ann Timilty. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Holy Cross Cathedral Chapel, Washington St. Boston on Tuesday, December 1st at 11:00. Relatives and friends Invited. Visiting hours omitted. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kara’s name may be sent to Joseph F. Timilty Alzheimers Center Washington Street at Codman Square, Dorchester Mass 02124.


Bernice W. Clark

Clark, Bernice for website onlyBernice W. (King) Clark of Raynham, formerly of CA, Nov 19, beloved mother of James B. Clark & Stephen E. Clark both of CA and Gloria A. Hickey of Raynham.  Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 10 great  grandchildren.  Funeral Service in the Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON VILLAGE, Sat., Nov 28 at 11 o’clock.  Visiting Hours Sat 10 -   11 am. Interment Private.  In lieu of flowers donations in Bernice’s name may be sent to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 323 Eighth Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001,

Robert J. Bowes

Bowes, Robert for website onlyBowes, Robert J. of Quincy died November 18, 2015 with his family by his side.  Beloved husband of the late  Julia T. (Doucette) Bowes. Loving father of Mary Bowes of Quincy, Michael Bowes and his wife Cynthia of Quincy ,Robert W. Bowes and his wife Darcy of E. Bridgewater and the late Paula Capeless.  Father in law of John “Lee”  Capeless of Halifax.  Brother of the late Arthur, Ronald, Walter and William Bowes. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Swinhart and her husband Steven of E. Bridgewater, Leanne Capeless  of Halifax, John Capeless and his wife Jennifer of Easton, Elise Bowes of Quincy, Allison Bowes of Milton and Matthew and Katie Bowes of E. Bridgewater.  Robert is also lovingly survived by 3 great grandchildren, Kylee, Jordyn and Jackson Swinhart.

Robert was born and educated in Boston.  He worked at Boston Gas Company for over 45 years before retiring as Supervisor of Dispatch.  He enjoyed trips to Foxwoods and spending time with his family.  Proudly he served his country in the Marine Corp during WWII and the Korean Conflict.  Most of all Robert was a devoted husband, father and grandfather they truly brought him Joy and he loved them immensely.  He will be missed by all who have had the pleasure to have known and loved him.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30am in St. Agatha Church, East Milton. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday from 2PM- 5PM in the Dolan Funeral Home 460 Granite Avenue, Milton.  Burial in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.  Donations in memory of Robert may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC  20006.

Catita Cantave

Catita Cantave, a retired electronic technician for Varian, Inc., died at Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Jamaica Plain, Thursday November 12, 2015.

Beloved wife of Louis Wilner Cantave.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Angela Church, 1548 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, Saturday November 21 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at he church, Friday 7-9 PM. Entombment Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Roslindale.

James Francis Sullivan Sr.

Sullivan_JameswebpageJames Francis Sullivan Sr., of Milton and Osterville, died at his home in Milton, Sunday November 15, 2015.

Beloved husband of Margaret Walsh Sullivan and the late Margaret (Gallagher) Sullivan. Loving father of James F. Sullivan Jr. of Milton, E. Michael Sullivan and his wife Arlene of Westwood, Margaret Walsh and her husband Michael of Milton, Christopher J. Sullivan and his wife Karen M. of Dedham, Daniel J. Sullivan of Milton and William C. Sullivan of Milton. Grandfather of John Sullivan, Michael, Owen, Anthony and Joseph Sullivan, Patrick, Timothy, Thomas, Maggie and Beth Walsh, Maeve, Caitlin, Caroline and Jillian Sullivan. Brother of Edward M. Sullivan and the late Isabelle Ryan and Joan Buckland.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Road at Randolph Avenue, Milton, Saturday November 21 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE, Friday 4-8 PM.

Jim was owner of The Sullivan Group, a real estate development company. Friend of Bill W. for over 50 years. Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County 1963 – 1971.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to The Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program at St. Francis House, 39 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116.

Patricia M. (Driscoll) Murphy

Patricia M. (Driscoll) Murphy, of Westwood, formerly of Dorchester, November 14, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Denis P. Murphy. Devoted mother of John Murphy and his wife Laura of Woburn, Patrick Murphy and Bridget Murph,y both of Westwood. Grandmother of Juliann Elizabeth Murphy. Daughter of Bridget Driscoll and the late John Driscoll of Dorchester. Sister of Shawn Driscoll of Milton, Maureen Coakley of Duxbury, Daniel Driscoll of Quincy and Kathleen Vandergraff of NH. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, Dorchester, Thursday November 19  at 11:00AM. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Wednesday  4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.  If desired, contributions in Patricia’s memory may be sent to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Richard M. Mackey

Mackey, Richard for website onlyRichard M. Mackey, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, a retired Foreman for the Boston Fire Department, Fire Alarm Division, died at home Sunday November 15, 2015.

Beloved husband of the late Ellen S. (Clarkson) Mackey. Loving father of George R. Mackey and his wife Cheryl of Hanover. Papa of Shane M. Mackey. Brother of the late Joan Mackey, Virginia Duff and Grace Cullinane.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, 95 Crescent Street, West Quincy, Thursday November 19 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Wednesday 4-8 PM. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Andrew Ho

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Le Ha and Cliff Myrtil

Andrew Ho, 86, of Boston, MA succumbed peacefully to a long-term illness on November 11, 2015.  He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Pho Thi Ngo; his brother, Charles; and seven children: Hoa, Long, Minh, Hang, Phuc, My and Le.  He is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren.

In 1979, Andrew emigrated from Vietnam to the United States and settled in Boston’s South End neighborhood.  For the past 20 years, he and Pho lived with their youngest and dutiful, daughter, Le, her husband, Cliff, and their children, Leah and Clifford.

Andrew lived a rich and vibrant life as a devoted and caring husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great- grandfather.

He will be deeply missed by all.

Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Sunday November 22 from 4-7 PM. Funeral service at the funeral home Monday at 10:00 AM. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider making a donation in Andrew’s memory to the South Cove Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 288 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169.


John C. Marenna

John C. Marenna, of Dorchester, diedafter a brief illness, surrounded by his family, November 10, 2015.

Beloved husband of Maureen (Berg) Marenna of Dorchester.   Loving father of Joshua Marenna of Quincy, Ian Marenna and his wife Katharine of Virginia, Shane Marenna, Stephanie Marenna and Courtney Marenna, all of Dorchester.  Brother of Kathryn Regan of Reading and Patricia DeVellis of Stoneham.  Cherished grandfather of Penelope and Elizabeth, both of Virginia.

John was born in Cambridge.  He was a Clerk for the United States Postal Service for many years before retiring.   John enjoyed road trips with his family, music and coin collecting.  He was a history buff and loved working on jobs around the house.  Most of all John was a dedicated family man, who truly cherished his family.  He will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known him.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of life visitation Sunday November 22, from 2-6 PM at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE.

Katherine Pass

Katherine (Robinson) Pass, 85, of Dorchester, passed away on November 11, 2015. Wife of the late Sammy Lee Pass. Devoted mother of Lucille (Pass) Jones and the late Jerry Pass. Loving grandmother of Melissa, Jerry-Lyn, James Carl, Melinda, Mark and her three special grandchildren Ashanti Katherine, Angelena Samantha, and Myron Keith. Sister of Elma Jean O’Bannon of Tennessee. She also leaves behind, her daughters-in-law, Delores and Paula and her son-in-law Lionel Jones; Her honorary daughter Julia; Her godchildren, Dorothy and Danny; her two special nephews, Claude Jr. and Roy.  Visitation at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St.,DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Wednesday November 18 at 10:00 AM. The funeral service will begin at 11AM. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited.