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Ann M. (Malatesta) Long

Ann M. (Malatesta) Long, of East Dennis, formerly of Arlington and Pocasset, passed away peacefully January 19, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late James M. Long and daughter of the late Benjamin E. and Martha V. (Flynn) Malatesta.  Mother to M. Chrysa Long and her partner, James Riordan of Boston and Martha Long DiGregorio and her husband Richard of Norwell.  Loving grandmother of Mairead V. Reilly of Baltimore, James F. DiGregorio and Sarah C. DiGregorio, both of Norwell. Also survived by her sisters-in-law, Katherine Mattair of Irvine, CA and Arlene Savasta of Los Angeles, CA; brother-in-law David Long of Rotondo West, FL, many Long nieces and nephews and Malatesta cousins.

After retiring as Registrar of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Ann devoted her time to her love of art; volunteering for many years as a Docent at the Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts and at the Edward Gorey House.

Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Tuesday, January 24th 3-7 p.m.  Relatives & friends invited.  The family will be gathering at St. Camillus Church, 1185 Concord Turnpike, Arlington on Wednesday, January 25th for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.   Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ann’s memory may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center or the Norwell Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice.

Claire Ann (Paris) Feeney

FeeneyClaireClaire Ann “Candy” (Paris) Feeney, of Milton, January 20, 2017.

Beloved wife of Edward T. Feeney.  Devoted mother of Ryan T. Feeney, Daniel P. and his wife Sara Rose Feeney and Seamus M. Feeney, all of Milton.  Grandmother of Madison Rose Feeney.  Daughter of Claire A. (Donovan) and the late Charles F. Paris, Jr. of  Milton. Sister of Charles Paris III of Braintree, Catherine Phillipson of Quincy and Carole Kavey of Milton. Dear friend of Nancy Ryan of Milton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Road at Randolph Avenue, Milton, Tuesday January 24 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EASTMILTON SQUARE, Monday 4-8 PM.

Till Freeman, Jr.

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            Till Freeman, Jr. was born in Buffalo, NY on November 19, 1948 to Irene Platt Levi and Till Freeman, Sr. He was raised by his maternal grandmother Josephine Platt. He is survived by his siblings Karla Levi and Kendall Levi.

Till’s life was a life of service, first to his country, to his community and to his family. He served his country during the Vietnam War as a Sergeant in the United States Air Force and served with distinction. As a veteran, Till returned to the VA to work in the field of pathology until his retirement in 2002.

While in college, Till studied law and forensics. He was employed by the J.B. Johnson Funeral Home as a funeral director where his sensitivity to the needs of others was exemplary. He was also employed as a police officer for the City of Cambridge until his retirement. While employed as a DJ at WILD radio station, Till was actively involved with the daily operations of the station. His characteristic booming voice was widely recognizable to his fans as he played smooth R&B over the airwaves. His work in radio led to a long career as master of ceremonies for various events. Till was an avid fisherman and made frequent trips to the Cape to enjoy his favorite sport.

Till was loved and respected by his co-workers, his community and his family. He will be greatly missed by his wife: Deborah Crumes Freeman; his children: Edward Burnett, Jr., Carol Burnett, Till Freeman, III, Carnell Freeman and Candice Freeman from his first union with Lena Hall Freeman (deceased); his stepdaughters: Keisha Sistrunk and Nikea Boone. He will be remembered also by his daughter Shahonda Hall of Brockton, 18 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 1 goddaughter. Also preceding him in death are his parents and beloved family members, Lucy Freeman (stepmother), Oliver Levi (stepfather), Olivia Levi (sister) and Gary Burnett (son).

Till’s legacy was “larger than life”. His journey to eternal rest is now complete. Rest now from your journey.

Funeral service Monday, January 23 at Carver Den, 80 Talbot Avenue, Dorchester at 9:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS Sunday 12:00-4:00 PM. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Eleanor M. Ford

Eleanor (Hooley) M. Ford of Milton, formerly of Canton, Jan 14, beloved wife of the late William H. Ford. Devoted mother of William H. Ford and his wife Corina of VA, Barbara Sherbondy and her husband Scott of Brookline, Robert Ford and his wife Debra of Plainville, James Ford and his wife Kendra Wisell of N. Attleboro. Sister of the late James J. Hooley, Jr., Walter Hooley, Robert Hooley and Lillian Hooley. Grandmother of Connor Ford, Luke Audette and Austin Audette. Services Private. In lieu of flowers donations in Eleanor’s name may be sent to Fuller Village Benevolent Fund 1399 Blue Hill Avenue, Milton, MA 02186.

Gerald “Gerry” W. Motejunas

Motejunas, Gerald “Gerry” W. of Milton and Tampa, Florida died on January 16, 2017. Beloved husband of Patricia (McKeon) Motejunas. Loving father of Scott Motejunas and Dr. Mark Motejunas. Brother-in-law of Kevin McKeon of Florida. Dear uncle of Kathryn McKeon of Saratoga Springs, NY.

Gerry was born and raised in Boston and a graduate of Boston Latin School.   An avid golfer, Gerry was a member of the Wollaston Golf Club in Milton and the 2016 club champion at the Cheval Golf & Country Club in Florida. He enjoyed   spending time outdoors skiing and hiking with his family and friends at Sugarbush, Vermont, where he met his wife. His professional career as an attorney spanned over 40 years until he retired from Smith & Brink PC in Braintree.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday   at 9:00AM  in Saint Agatha Church, East Milton.   Visiting hours on Friday 4-7PM in the Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, Milton Village, Milton. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Gerry may be made to Boston Latin School Association, 27 School Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02108. See www.dolanfuneral.com for online condolences and directions.

Marsha Anne Blomberg

Marsha Anne Blomberg, of Milton, died Tuesday January 17, 2017.

Beloved daughter of the late Frederick R. and Anna (Lauder) Blomberg. Sister of Sandra B. Baker and her husband David R. of Marshfield. Aunt of Jared Baker and his wife Rebecca Stover of Milton, Hilary Catala and her husband EJ of Guilford, CT and Alexis Baker of Quincy. Great-aunt of Caroline and Eleanor Baker, Olivia, Drew, Nate and Tripp Catala.

Marsha was born in Boston, raised in Milton and graduated from the Milton Public Schools. She spent summers on Martha’s Vineyard. Marsha loved to travel, fishing, sewing and needlework and cooking. She took great pride in baking Swedish spritz cookies. Marsha enjoyed watching the Red Sox and Patriots and spending time with her friends at Winter Valley.

Funeral service at Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church, 112 Randolph Avenue, Milton, Friday January 20 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE, Thursday 3-7 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Church, 112 Randolph Avenue, Milton, MA 02186 or Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Drive, Rockland, MA 02370

Shirley F. McPherson

Shirley F. McPherson, of Dorchester, died Saturday January 15, 2017.

Beloved wife of John McPherson. Loving mother of Lisa R. Hendricks and her husband Michael of Atlanta, Georgia. Sister of Claudell Baxter of Tacoma Washington, Nathan Murray of Springfield and Frank D. Murray Jr. of Boston. Cherished Nana of Myles Hendricks of Atlanta, Georgia. Shirley is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Shirley was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She worked as a Home Health Aid for many years before retiring. Shirley was a devoted member of the Concord Baptist Church where she dedicated her time to working with the missionaries and singing in the choir. She had a love for people and was always there to give a helping hand to those in need, she was an ultimate caretaker. Shirley was a talented cook who loved to entertain for her family and friends. Most of all Shirley’s family was the most important aspect of her life. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved her.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visitation Saturday January 21 from 11:ooAM to 12 Noon at Concord Baptist Church, 180 Blue Hill Avenue, Milton. Funeral Service will follow at 12Noon in the Concord Baptist Church. Interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston.

 

Henrietta Montgomery

Montgomery, Henrietta for service programHenrietta Montgomery, aged 62, was welcomed into Heaven on December 29th 2016. Henrietta was born on July 16, 1954, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina the daughter of the late Henry Sheppard and Mary L Sheppard.

Henrietta adored her family. Whether it was all day shopping trip with her “ma-ma”(as she loved to call her), lunches with her brother Larry, laughing with her brother Elijah, going on adventures with her sister Emma, talking to her sister Kathy, or conversations about politics and talk radio with her recently departed sister Margaret, her family was her life. Her existence took on new meaning when her Grandchildren Kaylah and Isaiah were born. She spent much time making them laugh by constantly pretending she was a wrestler with Isaiah and enjoying funny conversations with Kaylah.

Henrietta was also very dedicated to the dental industry. Over the years, she gained great relationships with those in the profession she worked with and many patients absolutely adored her.

Henrietta is survived by her mother Mary Lou, brother Elijah, sister Emma, sister Kathleen, brother Larry, daughter Kellee, Granddaughter Kaylah, Grandson Isaiah, and a number of relatives and friends who will miss her tremendously.

Funeral Service Friday, January 20, in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, at 11 o’clock.  Visitation 10 – 11 AM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Elvera L. Sico

Elvera L. (Santarpio) Sico, Friday January 13, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph F Sico. Loving mother of Anne Rynne of ME, Anthony Sico of Quincy, Michael Sico of PA, Joseph Sico of Braintree, Guy Sico of Dedham, Mary Ann Sico of Billerica, PaulSico of NH and the late David Sico. Sister of Vivian Brown, Frank Santarpio and the late Julia Santarpio, Anna Santarpio, Rosie Santarpio, Pauline Santarpio, Edward Santarpio, Romeo Santarpio, Vincent Santarpio, Guy Santarpio and Frederick Santarpio. Elvera is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church, Crescent Street, West Quincy, Thursday January 19 at 11:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Wednesday 4-8 PM. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Beverly McCormack

McCormack_Bevfor newspapersBeverly Ann (Gentry) McCormack passed away in Quincy on Friday, January 13, 2017. Born in Quincy on June 16, 1949, Beverly graduated from North Quincy High School in 1967, and later graduated from Perry College in Boston. Beverly worked in the Boston theaters for 45 years, holding many positions, including the Assistant Chief Usher at the Music Hall and Wang Center, the Chief Usher at the Boston Opera House, and the stage door person at the Colonial Theatre. In addition, she served as the Business Agent for the local ushers’ union, IATSE Local B-4, for more than 30 years. She is survived by her husband Thomas, daughter Molly Lebel, 4 grandchildren, Steven, Emilia, Teagan, and Cassidy, her sister Shirley Pittore, brother Douglas Gentry, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Beverly’s true loves in life were her children, her grandchildren, her work in the theater, and New Hampshire, where her family has owned a summer cottage for many years. Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Sat. Jan 21, 2 – 5 pm. If desired, contributions can be made in Beverly’s name to Broadway Cares 165 West 46th Street, Suite 1300 New York, NY 10036. info@bcefa.org