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Carmen Pitter

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Carmen Pitter (Kerr) of Dorchester, passed away September 10, 2014. Beloved wife of the Late Ivis Pitter. Loving mother of Collin Binns, and Heather Brathwaite and her husband Michael Brathwaite. Stepmother of Robert Pitter and his wife Carolyn Pitter, Ritchie Pitter and his wife Audrey Pitter, Jennifer Pitter and her husband Keith Gardner . Sister of David Kerr, Lena Kerr, Edna Kerr, Rosalyn Kerr, Ayacinth Kerr, Jean Stewart, Vernice Hewell, Sanny Kerr, Winston Kerr, and Danny Kerr. She is also by survived by many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held Saturday September 27, 2014 at the Twelfth Baptist Church, 150 Warren St. Boston at 11AM. Viewing will be held at the church at 10AM. Interment at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Virginia Alice Spinney

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Spinney, Virginia Alice, age 87, of Mattapan passed away September 7, 2014.  She was the daughter of the late William and Alice (Murphy) Spinney.  Virginia, a  graduate of Emmanuel College, was one of the first Special Education teachers in the Boston School System and taught there for 38 years.  She is survived by her brother, William, sister-in-law, Ruth, and their children; William Jr, Mary, and David and many cousins.   A special thank you to the staff of Marian Manor who cared for her with love and kindness.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in  Saint Gregory Church, 2215 Dorchester Ave.,  Dorchester on September 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM.  Interment  St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.

Gloria A. Athanas

Gloria A. Athanas of Weymouth and formerly of Hyde Park passed away on September 10, 2014.  Beloved daughter of the late Eraclis and Mary Athanas. Sister of the late Paul Athanas. Gloria is also survived by an uncle, aunts, cousins, nephews and many friends.  A  Funeral Service will be held in the Holy Trinity Albanian Orthodox Church, 245 D Street, South Boston, Monday, September 15 at 11 o’clock. Visiting hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Sunday from 3-6 pm. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Gloria’s memory may be sent to the Holy Trinity Church, 245 D Street, Boston, MA 02127. 

Patricia A. Ferren

Ferren, Patricia for website onlyPatricia A. Ferren of Milton, September 9, 2014.  Beloved daughter of the late  John J. and Mary E. (Edwards) Ferren.  Sister of the late John J. Ferren, Jane F. McLaughlin and Sr. Marie de Lourdes, SND.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins and most devoted friend Jean Mullen of Milton.  Late Milton Public School teacher.  Patricia also served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and later as a member of the U.S. Naval Reserves. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated  in Saint Mary of the Hills Church,  29 Saint Mary’s Road, Milton, Tuesday, September 16, at 11:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON , Tuesday, 9:30-10:30 prior to the  Funeral Mass.  Interment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Patricia’s memory may be sent to St. Mary of the Hills Church.

Destin Williams Marcelin

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Destin Williams- Marcelin in his 7th year, of Boston passed away suddenly September 4, 2014.  Destin was the loving son of Nancy Williams and the late  Patrick Marcelin. Brother of Patrick, Matthew, Joshua and Joseph. He is also survived by several Aunts, Uncles,  and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday September 12, 2014 in St Mary of the Hills Church at 10 AM Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours from the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Thursday 4 – 8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

Anna M. Harrington

 

Anna M. Harrington , 96, a lifelong resident of Dorchester,  died  on Saturday, September 6, 2014.   She was the beloved daughter of the late  James B. and Annie M. (Burns) Harrington.    Cousin of Veronica Carter, Madeline Dodge, James Honohan, John Honohan, Joseph Hanohan and the late  Shirley Kaddy, Virginia Adams, and James Harrington.  Dear friend of Virginia Wieman.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visitation 8:30-9:30 AM prior to Mass at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Catholic TV, PO Box 9196, 34 Chestnut St. Watertown, MA 024714.

Lorraine D. Sheehan

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Sheehan, Lorraine D, ( Hollien) of Milton died suddenly September 4,2014. Devoted daughter of the late Frederick J. and Lorraine Hollien (Doherty). Beloved wife of James L. Sheehan, Jr. Loving mother of James L. III, and Richard M. Sheehan both of Milton and the late Timothy Patrick Sheehan. Cherished Nana of Andrew W. and Brittany M. Sheehan. Sister of Frederick Hollien, Jr of Milton, Paul of Charlestown and Michael of Hanover. Also survived my many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church at Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Tuesday September 9 at 9:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Monday September 8, 4 to 8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

 

Claude Francois

 

Claude Francois, of Boston, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on August 29,  2014.  He was the husband of Edith (Etheart) Francois.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Angela Church, Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan , on Saturday, September 6 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours Friday 6-9 PM in Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS.  Interment St. Michael Cemetery.

Shongi Fernandes

Fernandes_Shongi for website onlyShongi Fernandes was born October 7, 1989, in Boston MA., to Maria Barros and Felisberto Fernandes. Shongi could

accomplish anything he set his mind to do. At a very early  age Shongi wanted to be independent and self sufficient.

Shongi, graduated from Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology with a degree in Sheet Metal Work. He worked

for the Sheet metal work with the local 17 and was loved by his coworkers, and supervisors.

 

He was a very loving, and devoted father to his son  Armani Fernandes, a wonderful brother to his siblings,  a perfect son to his parents, and a great friend.

His interests included family gathering, music, movies, and he devoted a lot of his time taking care of his son.

Shongi Fernandes is survived by his mother, Maria Milcent; father Felisberto Fernandes; brother Adilson Barros; sister

Erika Pereira; and his young son Armani Fernandes.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Patrick Church, Roxbury on Saturday, September 6 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours Friday 5-9 PM in Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON.  Burial Oak Lawn Cemetery.

 

Joseph F. DiFilippo

Joseph F. DiFilippo, 101, of Milton passed away on September 4th.  Beloved husband of the late Theresa (Bertorelli) DiFilippo.  Loving father of Anne Basiliere and her husband Robert of Hanover.  Also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces with whom he shared many wonderful and happy memories.  Joseph was a World War II Army veteran and a Bronze Star recipient.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory’s Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester on Monday at 11 A.M.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours will be held in the Dolan-Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE prior to the service from 9:00 – 10:30 A.M.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers a donation in  Joseph’s name may be made to The Lawrence M. DiFilippo Scholarship Fund, Yale University, P.O. Box 2038, New Haven, CT 06521-2038.