Dolan Funeral Home

James E. Dempsey

James E. Dempsey, of Milton, died Saturday April 20, 2019.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary of the Hills Church, 29 St. Mary’s Road, Milton, Monday April 29 at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Sunday 3-7 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

Complete obituary to be posted.

John J. Good, Jr.

John J. Good, Jr., of Milton, passed away at home Wednesday April 24th after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family.

Devoted husband of the late Mary Elizabeth (Sullivan) Good.  Brother of Pat, Anne and predeceased by Edward and Robert.  Loving father of Carol and husband Chris Dolan, Brian, Richard and wife Cheryl, Thomas, Grace, Gerald, Christina and the late John and Diane. John is survived by his 5 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandson Paul.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton, Monday, April 29 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Sunday 1-5 PM. Interment at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in John’s memory to Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 Burlington Mall Road, Suite 450, Burlington, MA 01803.

Rosa Angelica Colon

Rosa Angelica Colón of Milton MA, Dorchester MA passed away at the age of 49, on April 11, 2019  in the company of her loved ones at home.

Rosa was an Attorney at Law and a former Assistant Clerk Magistrate of the Boston Municipal Court, West Roxbury Division.

Rosa is survived by her parents Rosa Maria and Juan Ramón Colón Lozada, Sr., her siblings: Maria Angelica Colón Brown, Juan Ramón Colón, Jr., Joshua David Colón, her loving brother-in-law Ronald Guy Brown Jr., and numerous beloved nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins of Boston, MA.

A Funeral Service will be celebrated at Grace Church, 101 Wales Avenue, Avon on Saturday, April 27th at 10:00 AM.  Family and friends invited.  Visiting hour will be prior to the service from 9-10 AM and following the service from 11-12 PM.

Dennis F. Reardon

Dennis F. Reardon, of Milton, April 22, 2019.

Beloved husband of Julia T. (Sullivan) Reardon. Loving father of Kathleen Reardon Reney and her husband John of Duxbury, Mauneen Bille and her husband James of Quincy and Eileen Mindes and her husband Sean of Atkinson, NH. Adored Papa of Julianne Reardon Reney. Brother of John P. Reardon of South Boston and the late Richard “Jake” Reardon.

There will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton, Friday April 26 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment Milton Cemetery.

Dennis was a proud veteran of the United States Army. Donations in his memory may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758571, Topeka, KS 66675-8571.

Carol Irene Ellis

Carol Irene (Wilcox) Ellis,84, of Milton passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 18, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of the late Robert E. Ellis. Loving mother of Hannah D. Ellis of Seattle, WA., Bradford E. Ellis and his wife Melissa of Dartmouth, Barry R. Ellis and his wife Maryanne of Weymouth, Brian A. and his wife Paula, Douglas E. Ellis of Middleboro and Robert E. Ellis and his wife Anne of Whitman. Sister of Roger Wilcox of Waterboro, ME. And the late Charles William Wilcox. Cherished grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. in East Congregational Church, 610 Adams Street, Milton, MA. Visiting hours in Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery

Kevin J. “KB” Boyd Sr.

Kevin Boyd, age 53, or Roxbury passed away on Saturday April 13, 2019.

Kevin was born in Boston, MA to Herman Harris and Glenda Harris. He was the beloved husband of Cheryl (Canzater) Boyd. Loving father of Greg Canzater and Kevin J. Boyd Jr. Cherished grandfather of Madison Canzater, Kaden Jameson Boyd, and Kyneddi Ricketts-Canzater. Brother of Sikima Blevins Harris.

Public Viewing will be held Monday, April 22 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Concord Baptist Church, Blue Hill Avenue, Milton. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM at Concord Baptist Church. Interment at Fairview Cemetery.

Jakya Monique Furtick

Jakya Monique Furtick began life February 15, 2001 and Rested in Paradise April 15, 2019.

Daughter of Coreen “Prinsess” Logan and Kashka Bleach & step daughter to Adrian Logan. Jakya leaves her siblings , Sisters Shanya, Aniiya, Kanaja, Faith, Zaniyah & Brothers,  Kanii, Akaii, Kaishaun, Raiquan, Jamaal, Kendrick, A.J, and Asa. Grandaughter of Mark and Maureen Furtick. Niece of Steven Chiminiello, Sandra Foster, Kandia Bleach and an enormous host of family & friends

Visiting hours in Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Monday, April 22, 3-7 pm. Interment Private.

In lieu of flower donations in Jakya’s memory may be sent to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston, MA 02215

Crosbie J. Lawlor

Crosbie J. Lawlor, 89, of Milton formerly of Dorchester passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019.

Born in Boston on July 3, 1929 to his loving parents, Jeremiah and Helen (McLaughlin) Lawlor. Crosbie graduated from Boston College High School in 1947 and Boston College in 1951.  He then went on to proudly serve as a Forward Observer with the US Army during the Korean War. He served in combat as a 1st Lieutenant and after several years in the Army Reserve ended his service as a Captain.   

After the military, Crosbie worked for New England Telephone/NYNEX. He had many positions during his 30+ years of work, but he found his niche in the marketing and sales departments. He was especially proud of his work establishing NIKE missile sites throughout New England.

Growing up in Dorchester, he met the love of his life, Mary Ridge. They were married on July 7, 1951 and shared almost 67 happy years together.

Crosbie was proud of his service in the US Army and always looked forward to his reunions. In 2018, he was awarded the Ambassador for Peace medal by the South Korean government. He was a proud member of the VFW and the Knights of Columbus.

Crosbie was an avid reader, he enjoyed playing cribbage, bowling, taking walks in the rain and gardening; he had a large and productive plot at the Community Garden at Cunningham Park. He volunteered for many years at St. Gregory Church and was an active member of the Council on Aging. Most important to Crosbie was spending time with his Mary and their children.

Beloved husband of the late Mary C. (Ridge) Lawlor. Loving father of Joseph A. Lawlor and his wife Susan of Marshfield, Maureen M. and her late husband Walter Carr of Milton, Anthony F. Lawlor of Milton, Eileen M. Lawlor and her husband Paul DeBonis of Quincy, Jerome C. Lawlor and his wife Jean of Quincy and Cecelia M. Lawlor and her husband Joseph Callahan of Norwell. Grandfather of Kathleen, Michael and Patrick Lawlor, Sheila, Nora and Aidan DeBonis, Julia and Rosemary Brewer and Veronica Callahan. Great grandfather of Nolan Francis. Brother of Thomas Lawlor of Quincy and the late John Emmett, Joseph P. and Helen Lawlor. Brother in-law of the late Sr. Cecelia Ridge, MFIC.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Tuesday, April 23 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue EAST MILTON SQUARE, Monday, 4-8  PM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

Donations in Crosbie’s memory may be made to Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, 790 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458.

Rosemary Rutecki

Rosemary (Vosh) Rutecki, of Milton died on April 13, 2019 surrounded by her family.

Beloved wife of James C. Rutecki of Milton.  Loving mother of Rachael M. Calabrese and her husband Stephen of Rhode Island, Holly D. Blount and her husband Travis of Tennessee, Pamela J. Rutecki and Andrew J. Rutecki both of Milton.  Sister of Jacqueline Atkeson of TX., Edward Vosh Jr. of CA., Evelyn Halderman of PA., Dorothy Haig of NY., and Lorraine Loreman of PA.  Cherished grandmother of Ruby A. and Colton B. Calabrese.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday April 27, 2019 at 10:30am in Milton Cemetery, Milton.  Please meet at the Main Entrance, 211 Centre Street, Milton. Family and friends are also invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday April 27, 2019 at 1:00PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 374 Old Post Road, Sharon, MA.

Joan Morris


Joan (Duggan) Morris, of Plymouth, formerly of Braintree, passed away peacefully on April 13, 2019.

Beloved wife of Philip P. Morris of Plymouth.  Loving mother of Carole Sessine and her husband Michael of Pembroke and the late Johanna Brennan  and Philip J. Morris.  Sister of Carole Duggan and Jane P. Foulsham both of Quincy and the late Gertrude McIntyre, Robert Duggan, Frances Pasqualucci, Mary Greene, Barbara Marotta, Joseph Duggan and Claire Duggan.  Cherished grandmother to Martin and Henry Brennan, Michael and Alexandra Sessine and Anna Morris. Dear mother in law of Martin Brennan and Kelley Morris.  Joan is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Joan was born in Boston and raised in Quincy; she was a graduate of North Quincy High School.  Joan was a devoted Catholic and for many years a daily communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Braintree.  Joan’s smile would always be sure to light up a room and her kind heart was always seeing the good in people. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining for family and friends, gardening and tending to her flowers were her favorite pastimes.  Most of all, Joan loved spending time with her family who were truly the cornerstone 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 visiting hours on Thursday April 18, 2019 9:00-10:30 am in Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE. A Funeral Blessing will follow at 11:00am in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Washington Street, Braintree.  Interment will be private in Milton Cemetery, Milton.