Dolan Funeral Home

Edward Francis Mulcahy

Edward Francis Mulcahy died at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton, Thursday April 20, 2017. He was 76 years old.

Born in Boston to the late Edward F. and Mary E. (McCarthy) Mulcahy, he served in the United States Army during the Korean Era.

Interment at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Tuesday May 23, 2017.

Robert D. Daniels

Robert D. Daniels, of Quincy, died on May 18, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Lorraine N. “Lorrie” (Nelson) Daniels.   Robert was a master electrician for many years before retiring.  He was a Army Veteran and proud to serve his country.

Visitation will be on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 10:00-11:00 am in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE.  A service will follow at 11:00 am in the funeral home.  Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Jerome Isaac Johnson

Jerome Isaac Johnson was born on October 10, 1976 in Boston, Massachusetts to Albertis “Zeke” Johnson and Christilee Johnson.

Jerome graduated from Landmark School in 1991 and he attended Bay State Community College.

“Rome” had a host of jobs. He worked at Lambert ‘s Fruit Market, was a machine operator and an assembler at Gillette. He was a stock clerk at Quail Piping Products all before settling in to a job at Yale Appliance and Lighting in 2001, where he found a home and met many friends.

Jerome leaves  behind both his parents, Albertis and Christilee, a sister Brenda Johnson, his daughter Adrianah Johnson, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS from 10-11AM Saturday May 20, 2017. A funeral home service will immediately follow the visitation at 11AM. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Donald Lange

Donald Lange, of Dorchester, died at New England Sinai Specialty Hospital at Carney Hospital, Monday May 15, 2017.

Beloved husband of Ann L. “Nancy” (Rafferty) Lange. Son of the late Cyril A. and Elizabeth A. (Hoffman) Lange.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2215 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester Lower Mills, Friday May 19 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hour at the church beginning at 9:00 AM.

Mariana DaCosta-Rolland

Mariana DaCosta-Rolland of Lexington died on May 10, 2017 after an illness.  Cherished daughter of Afonso and Mbiyavanga Bey-DaCosta. Beloved  wife of Dale Rolland. Loving   mother of Malik and Elijah Rolland.  Sister of Zola “Fred”, Robert, Daniel, Julie, Blaise and Minu DaCosta.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Monday 5-9PM in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester Lower Mills.  Funeral service in the Dolan Funeral Home on Tuesday at 10AM.  Burial in New Calvary Cemetery, Boston.

J. Barry Driscoll

Driscoll, J. Barry for website onlyJ. Barry Driscoll, 87, of Milton, Scituate and Marco Island, FL, died unexpectedly, Thursday May 11, 2017.

Loving husband of Kathryn (Cauley), beloved father of Brian and wife Tracy of Boston, Dennis and wife Aimeé of Milton, Jay and wife Mary Lou of South Boston, Jane and husband John Henesey of Hingham and Sally and husband Andrew Shannon of Milton.  Son of the late Daniel Driscoll and Edith Barry.  Brother of Richard (Brookline), William (Spain), Dr. Robert (deceased), Daniel (deceased), Jane (deceased). Loving “Grampy” to 17 grandchildren.

Barry was born and raised in Milton and was a proud double Eagle: Boston College High School ‘48 and Boston College, ’52.  He served in the US Navy as a Lieutenant and married Kathryn Cauley in 1955 after meeting at the Cliff Hotel in Minot, MA. Barry was active in the Milton community while raising 5 children. He was part of a group of pioneers who started Milton Youth Hockey in 1967 and an active member of Wollaston Golf Club. He developed wonderful friendships at Wollaston, Hatherly Country Club in Scituate and Marco Island Golf Club Florida.  He celebrated a hole in one 6 times in his golf career. Depending on the season, Barry’s idea of pure joy was either; 18 holes followed by a dip in Minot Beach and a good cigar, a BC home football game and tailgate or a Boston College Hockey game.  J. Barry was admired and will be lovingly missed by his children and grandchildren.

Barry founded the J. Barry Driscoll Insurance Agency, Inc., specializing in insurance for the construction industry in 1960.  His work ethic was second to none and the cornerstone of his business, like life, was be ethical, treat others as you want to be treated and give back to employees and your community.

Barry donated generously to charity and was gifted at raising money. He served on many fundraising campaigns and established scholarships at both alma maters. He served on the Boston College High School Board of Trustees for 30 years and was instrumental in the development and implementation of BC High’s middle school Arrupe Division. In addition, Barry received recognition from The Colonel Daniel Marr Boys Club’s 1980 Man of the Year, The Carney Hospital’s 1988 Vincentian Award, Saint Ignatius Loyola Award from Boston College High School, Boston College Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser’s Philip Callan Award, Carney Hospital Foundation Former President, Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts Former Captain Commander, Massachusetts Golf Association Former Director, Francis Ouimet Scholarship Committee Former Trustee , Colonel Marr Boys and Girls Club Former Director. Mass Building Congress Former President, UCANE and the NASBP Former Director.

His Catholic faith was extremely important to J. Barry. He was longtime parishioner of Saint Elisabeth’s Parish and a Knight of Malta.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, Monday May 15 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Sunday 3-7 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

Donations in J. Barry’s memory may be made to: J. Barry Driscoll ’48 Scholarship, c/o Boston College High School , 150 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125.

Lawrence J. Barry Jr.


Lawrence J. “Larry” Barry  Jr., of Milton, died May 5, 2017, peacefully at home.

Beloved husband of the late Jean  (Gourley) Barry.  Loving father of L. Joseph Barry III and his wife Ellen Tikkanen of Brookline, Susan Reycroft,  and her husband Donald of Norfolk, Thomas Barry and his wife Coleen of Weymouth and Brian Barry and his wife Marianne of Medfield. Brother of Mary A. Barry of Milton and the late James F. Barry.  Cherished   grandfather of Lawrence J. Barry IV, Donald A. Reycroft Jr., Jean Dowling, Bradford J. Reycroft, Elizabeth Collins and Molly Ann Barry.

Larry was a Master Pipefitter for Local # 448 and #12 for over forty years before retiring.  In his earlier years he was a Minor League baseball pitcher for the New York Giants. He was a man of many talents, mastering home improvements of all types.   He also shared his knowledge  teaching  oil burner technician courses  at New England Fuel Institute in Watertown, MA, and sailing classes in Hingham.   Larry was a devoted Catholic and a longtime Eucharistic Minister at Saint Elizabeth Church in Milton.  He had a love of Big Band and Swing music and enjoyed being involved in nutrition:  a master of the Zone diet which became his way of life.  Dedicated to his country,  Larry was an Army Veteran, having served in World War II in Germany as Intercept Operator.   The most important aspect of Larry’s life was his family:  the center of his life.  He will be missed by all his family,  friends and coworkers: All better people for having known and loved him.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in  Saint Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Road at Randolph Avenue, Milton, Thursday May 11 at 10:00am.  Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8PM in Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE.  Interment in Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.

Leona C. O’Rourke

Leona C. (Kearns) O’Rourke,  of Milton, formerly of South Boston, passed peacefully in her home on May 2, 2017.

She was the beloved wife of Stephen O’Rourke. Devoted mother of Brigid O’Rourke and Mary O’Rourke both of Milton. Sister of Beverly Peatridge of FL, Robert Kearns of Tewksbury, David Small of S. Boston and the late Maryellen Kearns. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, MILTON, Thursday May 11, at 10:30 am.   Friends and Family are invited to visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Wednesday 4-8 pm.   Interment Private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Leona ‘s memory to Catholic Charities, 275 W. Broadway, Boston, MA 02127.

Anthony A. Aiyaoba

Anthony A. Aiyaoba, of Dorchester, died June 30, 2016.

Visiting hours Friday May 5, 2017 6-9PM in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS.  Funeral Service in the funeral home Saturday May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am.  Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Boston.

Maria Silveira

Maria (Centeio) Silveira, May 1, of Marshfield, formerly of Braintree, beloved wife of the late Germano Silveira.  Devoted mother of Anna Costa of Sharon, Eugenia Montrond of Braintree, Maria  Spiewakowski and Maria Cabral both of Mansfield, Manuel Silveira of Marshfield, Frank Silveira of Randolph, Franklin Silveira of Attleboro, and the late Joao Silveira.  Sister of Frank Centeio of Brockton, Henry Centeio of Dorchester and the late Jose Centeio, Manuel Centeio, Geuilherme Centeio and Cillzeste Centeio. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. A Mass of Christina Burial will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Church, ROXBURY, Friday, May 5 at 10 o’clock. Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS,  Thursday 4-8 pm. Interment New Calvary Cemetery, Boston.