Dolan Funeral Home

Franklin Dias

Dias, Franklin

Franklin Dias passed away peacefully on February 23, 2015. He is survived by his loving daughters Elsie (Dias) Antunes, and Sally Dias. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at Saint Peter’s Church in Dorchester at 10AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. Dorchester, Thursday 6-9PM. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, relatives and friends invited.

Alberta Dawn McCall

McCall, Alberta

Alberta Dawn (Sequeira) McCall of Boston, Feb 25, beloved wife of Granville McCall. Devoted mother of Stephen L. McCall, Sr., Shayla M. McCall and Kevin L. McCall all of Brockton and Anthony T. McCall of New Bedford.  Also survived by 12 grandchildren.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St Angela’s Church., BOSTON, Thurs. March 5 at 10 o’clock. Visitation  prior to mass 9- 10 am and Weds, March,  4, in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, 5 – 9 pm. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston. If desired contributions in Alberta’s name may be sent to the Joslin Diabetes
Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.

Marion C. Darcy

Darcy, Marion for website onlyMarion Cecelia (Dunnigan) Darcy, formerly of Milton, in CA,  Feb. 22,  beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Darcy.  Mother of Patricia Goldman and her husband, Paul of CA and the late Katherine  Darcy and Thomas J. Darcy, Jr. Grandmother of Josh   Goldman and his wife Clarissa “CJ” of CA and Paul Darcy of Quincy.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Hills Church, Mon.,
March 2, at 11 o’clock. Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Sun., 2-4. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Canton. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Marions’ s memory to the Milton
Animal League, 181 Governor Stoughton Ln., Milton, MA

J. William Dolan M.D.

Dolan, W 001J. William Dolan, M.D., a retired orthopaedic surgeon, formerly of Marion and Milton, died at Tremont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wareham, Thursday February 26, 2015.

Born in Boston, Bill was a graduate of Boston Latin School (1953); Tufts University, B.S. (1957); Tufts University School of Medicine, M.D. (1961). He served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force, as Staff Orthopedic Surgeon, Travis Air Force Base, CA, 1966-1968. He was affiliated with Carney Hospital and Milton Hospital and served as Chairman of the Operating Room Committee, Milton Hospital 1970-1982. Bill served as an elected member of the Milton Planning Board for over 30 years. He enjoyed tennis, boating and reading.

Beloved husband of Jane Wheeler Dolan. Father of Atty. Kathleen Dolan Kennedy, Jeanne Marie Dolan M.D., Atty. Patrice E. Morse, Brittany J. Dolan and James W. (Jay) Dolan III. Brother of Paul F. Dolan and W. Craig Dolan. Bill is also survived by five grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Road at Randolph Avenue, Thursday March 5 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Wednesday 4-8 PM. Private interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Resident Activity Fund, Tremont Skilled Nursing & Rehab. Center, 605 Main St., Wareham, MA 02571.

Kenny Jamar Lamour

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Kenny Lamour was a fun, loving, and caring young man. He was born on October 15, 1993, to parents Carine and Neslie Lamour at Boston City Hospital. He was healthy and always happy. Even as a baby he laughed a lot. Kenny was very independent. He started walking at 6 months and tried to talk and eat by himself at a very young age.

Kenny was a fast learner, and fast at everything he tried, except potty training. He continued on to Beethoven Elementary School, Irving Middle School, and went to Madison High School. He made many friends while he was in school, and was friendly with everybody.

Kenny Loved his mother very much. He always liked to help people, and tried to get a job to help his mother to support the household and his two sisters, Sachie and Jessica. He loved his sisters very much, and was their funny and annoying brother. He was very protective of his sisters and his mother and would do his best to make everything easy for them.

Kenny leaves to cherish his memory his mother Carine Lamour; Father Neslie Lamour; Sisters Sachie & Jessica Lamour; Grandparents Lunie Vergelin, Meorest Desire, and Jean Lamour; Girlfriend Joslyn Harden; A host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, February 28 at 10AM at Most Precious Blood Church in Hyde Park. Visiting hours will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, Friday, 6-9PM. Relatives and friends invited.

Steven W. Taber


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Steven W. Taber, 59, of Milton passed away suddenly on February 25, 2015.  He was the loving husband of Rene (Bingham) Taber.  Devoted father of Eleanor and Olivia Taber both of Milton.  Steven is also survived by his brother Carl Taber and his wife Natalie of Mattapoisett, his brother-in-law Robert Bingham and his wife Julia of Somerville, his loving in laws Paula and Frank Bingham,  his nieces and nephews, Stephanie Bailey and her husband Daryl of Fairhaven, Timothy Taber and his wife Danielle of Mansfield, Ashley Bingham of Somerville and Robert Bingham, Jr., also of Somerville, his great-nephews Michael and Jacob Bailey and his great-niece Emily Taber.  He is also survived by many caring and wonderful aunts, uncles,  cousins and friends.  A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 2 at 11 AM at Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church, 112 Randolph Avenue, Milton.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  A visiting hour will be held prior to the service at the church beginning at 9:30 AM.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers Steven would appreciate the support of his favorite charity, The American Red Cross either by donating blood or funds, 139 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142. 

John A. “Jack” Shaw, Jr.

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John A. “Jack” Shaw Jr, 75, of Quincy died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on February 26, 2015.  He was predeceased by his beloved wife Mary (Hayward) Shaw.  Jack is survived by his loving children, John A. Shaw III and his wife Julie of Braintree, Mary Shaw Vassalli of Weymouth and Billy H. Shaw of Quincy.  He is also survived by his caring sister Maryellen Sullivan of Milton, his cherished grandchildren Nicholas and Samantha Vassalli, Jack, Madeline, and the late Connor Shaw, as well as his companion Barbara Roy of Dorchester.  Jack was an avid boater and life member of Savin Hill Yacht Club, a proud Navy veteran and a retired union electrician of  IBEW Local 103.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton, Tuesday, March 3, at 10:30 am.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Visiting hours will be held at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, from 4-8 PM on Monday, March 2.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers a donation in Jack’s name may be made to the American Stroke Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231. 

Muriel M. Graves

Graves, Muriel for website onlyMuriel Graves of Braintree passed away on February 22, at the age of 93.  She was born in Everett, MA and was the daughter of Everett and Marie Bellemore Graves.  Muriel retired in l984, after a lengthy career as a bookkeeper. She was fluent in ASL and took delight in teaching others who took an interest in learning sign language.   Muriel moved from the greater Boston area to Milton where she spent several years working as a volunteer at Milton Hospital.

Muriel was known for her deep love of dogs and animals and for her concern for the welfare of the disenfranchised.  She was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed music, golfing, ice skating, the seashore and traveling.  Muriel cherished her retirement years through the relationships she had with her church, community and friends at Winter Valley in Milton.

Muriel is predeceased by her parents, brother Coburn, sister in-law Marie, cousin Myrtle and companion Joe.  She is survived by several nieces and nephews and a grandnephew and grandniece.

Celebration of Muriel’s life and internment will be at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church and Memorial Garden of Seasons, in Milton at a later date in the Spring.  The family would like to thank Muriel’s steadfast friends, St. Michael’s pastoral staff and parishioners and her many caregivers and professionals for their devoted care in her final years.   Arrangements are being made through Dolan and Chapman Funeral and Cremation Services in Milton.  In lieu of flowers Muriel requested that memorial donations be made in support of an animal welfare organization of your choice.

Pamela M. Bent

Pamela M. (Dubzinski) Bent, 71, of Milton Massachusetts, died on Thursday, February 19, 2015 with her loving family at her side.  Pam was born on July 23, 1943 in Gardner, Massachusetts and was the beloved daughter of the late Walter and Ruth (O’Hearn) Dubzinski. Pam was raised in Gardner and was a graduate of Gardner High School, Class of 1961. She also graduated from Regis College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She later graduated from Boston College with a Master of Arts degree in English and from Simmons College with a Master of Arts degree in Library Science.


 Pam worked many years as a teacher and school librarian in the school systems of Rockland, Weymouth, Brockton, Boston, and Gardner. She retired from the Gardner Middle School as a school librarian in 2004.


 In addition to her parents, Pam is predeceased by her husband of nearly 36 years, C. Frederick Bent, who died in February of 2006.  Pam is survived by her loving and devoted children, Jonathan M. Bent of Milton and Courtney B. Winter and her husband Anthony of Boston.  A source of continued wonder and love were her beloved grandchildren, Annie, Julia, Jack, and Luke Winter. In addition she leaves her loving siblings, Walter J. Dubzinski, Jr., and his wife Irene of Gardner, John Dubzinski and his wife Donna of Leominster, and Anne Jasinski and her husband John of Templeton. She also leaves several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Pam will always be remembered for her unfailing love and devotion to her family, in particular, to her children who were the center of her world. She was a doting and involved grandmother, a steadfast caregiver to her beloved parents in their later years and a loyal and kind sister, aunt, and friend. Her presence will forever be missed and her memory will remain in our hearts forever.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 28 at 11:00 in Holy Spirit Church, 50 Lovewell Street, Gardner. Burial will be at a later date. Calling hours have been omitted. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Walter and Ruth Dubzinski Memorial Scholarship in c/o Walter J. Dubzinski, Jr., 83 Temple Street, Gardner, Massachusetts 01440.


Joan D. Sablock

Joan D. Sablock, on Saturday, February 21, 2015, of Quincy , formerly of South Boston.   Beloved wife of the Edmund W. Sablock.  Loving mother of Patricia M. Sablock of Wayland, Susan M.  Stevenson and her husband John of Braintree and Ann Callahan.  Sister of Thomas Callahan and his wife Betty of Wakefield, Jackie Callahan and his wife Cathy of Tweksbury, Agnes Burlone and her husband Fred of Halifax and the late Marie Bellenger and Ann Dicicco.  Also survived by her grand dog “Mimi”.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams St. at Brook Rd., Milton on Saturday, February 28 at 10:30 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Memorial visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON, Friday, 4-8 PM.  Interment private.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Joan’s memory may be made to One Mission, Buzzforkids, 1881 Worcester Rd. Suite 200A. Framingham,  MA 01701.