Dolan Funeral Home

Patricia A. Walsh

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Patricia A. Walsh of Milton died Saturday July 26, 2014 after a courageous three year battle with cancer. Pat died peacefully in her home surrounded by her devoted friends. She was 68 years old.  Pat was a retired Boston Public school teacher who taught for many years at the John Boyle O’Reilly School in South Boston, the Sarah Greenwood School in Dorchester, and the James F. Condon School in South Boston. Pat was also active in the Boston Teacher’s Union.  An avid golfer and enthusiastic traveler, Pat was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret O’Toole.  Pat is survived by many loving cousins and devoted friends.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., East Milton Thursday from 4-8 PM.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Hills, 29 St. Mary’s Rd, Milton, Friday August 1, 2014 at 10 AM.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.  Interment Milton Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made in Pat’s memory to the “Pat Walsh Cancer Patient Support” fund at the Boston Medical Center Office of Development, 801 Mass. Ave., Suite 100, Boston, MA 02118-2393.

Nancy Rose Shay

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Shay – Nancy Rose, of Braintree, suddenly July 27, 2014 beloved daughter of Nancy Shay-Peters and Thomas A. Shay. Loving sister of Jeanne McGuire of Quincy, Amy Lenar of Dedham, Paula Shay and Thomas Shay, both of Braintree. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Visiting hours from the Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON VILLAGE, Thursday July 31, 2014,  11 – 1 PM followed by a graveside service in Braintree Cemetery Plain St . Relatives and Friends invited. Donations in Nancy’s name may be made to the Kiwi Fund #213201 C/O VCA , 525 Columbian St. South Weymouth, MA 02190 For information and directions

Elizabeth “Betty” J. (Sweeney) Carr

Carr, ElizabethElizabeth “Betty” (Sweeney) J.  Carr of Milton died peacefully  on Sunday, July 27, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Thomas F. Carr for 42 years.

Elizabeth was raised in Boston, where she attended St. Gregory High School in Dorchester.  She worked as a parish secretary at St. Agatha Parish for more than 20 years, where she was also a Eucharistic Minister, a catechist, and was involved in the  Pre-Cana program.

After raising her family, Elizabeth received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts at Boston.  She then embarked on a career as a middle school teacher, first at St. Brendan School in Dorchester, and later as a substitute teacher at St. Agatha School and St.  Mary of the Hills School, both in Milton.

Elizabeth enjoyed reading, writing and walking.  She was an active member of her book club and the OLLI  Program at UMass for learners over 50, where she participated in many courses and trips.

She was the loving mother of Kathleen Carr Foster and her husband James of Milton and Christine Carr Carrillo and her husband Jorge of Wheaton, IL.  Sister of George V. Sweeney of Elizabethville, NC, Judith A. Conway of Randolph, and James F. Sweeney of Siesta Key, FL.   Devoted grandmother of Abigail Foster, Clare Foster, Kiara Carrillo and Irina Carrillo.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Wednesday, July 30 at 10:30 AM.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave.,  EAST MILTON, Tuesday 4-8 PM.  Interment Massachusetts  National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:45 PM.  In lieu of flowers,  donations in Elizabeth’s  memory may be made to NVNA Hospice Residence Hingham, 86 Turkey Hill Lane, Hingham, MA 02043.

Enma McKenzie

Enma McKenzie, of Milton, July 14, 2014.  Beloved mother of Ruth, Lidia, Berta, Alonso and the late Hilda, Ernesto and Samuel. Funeral service at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Friday July 25 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 6-9 PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Jean M. O’Hara

Jean M. (Britton) O’Hara, peacefully at her home in North Quincy , July 22, 2014.  Loving wife of the late John D. O’Hara.  Devoted mother of Virgina M. Holmes and her husband John of Braintree, Daniel E. O’Hara and his wife Nancy of Weymouth and Kathleen O’Hara-Kelly and her husband Terence Kelly of Weymouth.  Grandmother to Joseph M. Holmes and his wife Meghan of Dorchester, Carolyn A. Peters and her husband J. C. of Sandwich, Brian P. Holmes and his wife Nikki of Dorchester, Kerry L. Cadete and her husband Jason of Braintree, Erin M. Gabrielli and her husband Keith of Hoboken, NJ, Kevin P. O’Hara and his wife Brittany of Holbrook and Ryan M. O’Hara of Holbrook.  Also survived by six great-grandchildren   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, North Quincy, Friday, July 25 at 1:30 P.M. Visiting hours in Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thursday from 4-8 P.M.  Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.  In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in Jean’s memory to The Jimmy Fund, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to support cancer research and patient care,10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445, Quincy Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 690088, Quincy, MA 02269 or to Boston Catholic Television at Catholic TV, P.O. Box 9196, 34 Chestnut Street, Watertown, MA 02471.

Eileen Perrotta

Eileen F. (McCauley) Perrotta , of Scituate , July 19, Devoted mother of Lisa Perrotta of Walpole. Sister of Rita McCauley of Braintree and Marguerite McCauley of Norwell.  Also survived by several  nieces and nephews.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Hills Church, Thurs., July 24 at 10 o’clock. Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Weds. 5- 8 pm. Interment New Calvary Cemetery, Boston.  If desired contributions in Eileen’s memory may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association of MA,  480 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA 02472.

Francis W. Paquette

Paquette, FrancisFrancis W. Paquette, of East Taunton MA, former employee of the MBTA and Ponkapog Golf Course, died July 14, 2014 suddenly while traveling to visit his family in Illinois. Born in Bourbonaise, IL, he was a Navy Veteran. Loving husband of Jane Miller Paquette, Father of Michelle A. Dunn and her Husband John of Hanson, Michael W. Paquette of Weymouth and William R. Paquette of Whitman. Papa of Kathryn, Jack and Lauren Dunn and Cory, Chase and Evan Paquette. Stepfather of Cindy Miller O’keefe and her husband Mark S. Monti of East Taunton, Jeffery Miller of Lincoln ME and Scott and Gregg Miller of Randolph. Grandpa to several grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Brother of Robert Paquette and his wife Kay of Patoka IL. Uncle of Bob and Dave Paquette of IL. He was an avid golfer and member of Professional Bowling Association. You could find him spectating at many of his grandchildren’s soccer, basketball and baseball games. Funeral Service in Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Wednesday, July 23,  at 10:30 am.  Visitation Wednesday 9 – 10 :30 am. Interment National Cemetery, Bourne MA at 2 pm. If desired contributions in Frank’s memory may be sent to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Rd.,  2nd Fl., Princeton, NJ 08540.


George H. Kenneally

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George Henry Kenneally, of Dorchester, formerly of Charlestown on July 18, 2014.  Loving son of the late Daniel and Margaret (McDonough) Kenneally.  Brother of the late Joseph Keane, Francis Keane, Robert Kenneally, Richard Kenneally, John Kenneally, Walter Kenneally, James Kenneally, Margret Wojdakowski and Mary Haggerty.  Survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and many friends and relatives in America & Ireland.  Veteran US Navy WWII, member of Knights of Columbus and Old Charlestown School Boys Association.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Brendan’s Church, 589 Gallivan Blvd. Dorchester on Wednesday, July 23 at 10:30 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Tuesday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM.  Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, W. Quincy.  If desired donations in George’s memory may be made to Catholic TV, PO Box 9196, Watertown, MA. 02471.

John C. Stapleton

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John “Jay” C. Stapleton of Onset passed away on July 16, 2014.  Adored son of Elizabeth (McDavitt) Stapleton and the late John H. Stapleton.  Beloved brother of Lisa Stapleton Villard and her husband Paul Villard, Lizanne Freda and her husband Joseph, Terrance Stapleton and his wife Jill, Christopher Stapleton and Tara Stapleton.  Loving uncle of Paul and Nicholas Villard.  Jay also leaves his dear friends Cheryl and Cassi and his devoted dog Famké.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 A.M. in Saint Mary of the Sea Mission Church, Onset Bay Lane in Onset.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours will be held in the DOLAN & CHAPMAN funeral home, 5 CANTON AVENUE, MILTON VILLAGE from 4-8 P.M. on Friday night.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of John may be made to Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 241 Neponset Avenue, Boston, MA 02122. 

Neil M. “Barney” Manning

Neil M. “Barney” Manning, former proprietor of the Stockyard Restaurant, Brighton, died suddenly Tuesday July 15, 2014. Mr. Manning was a graduate of St. Sebastian School and College of the Holy Cross. He was a longtime member of the Newton Elks. Mr. Manning was a resident of Newton and Humarock. Beloved son of Lillian R. (Donovan) and the late Cornelius J. Manning. Loving companion of Sally Hanke. Dear brother of Sheila M. and her husband Terrence Tedeschi of Duxbury and Mark G. and his wife Elizabeth Manning of Osterville. Barney is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Hills Church, St. Mary’s Road, Milton, Monday July 21 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Sunday 4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.