Dolan Funeral Home

Kathleen M. Joyce

Joyce, Kathleen “Kathie” Marie (Kenney) of Mashpee, MA, passed peacefully on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the age of 87 at Bridges by Epoch in Mashpee, where she will be remembered by the staff for her winsome demeanor and infectious smile.

Kathie is survived by her devoted husband Bill; her two sons, Joe Lannan and Larry Lannan; her stepchildren Lori Galotti, Barbie Joyce, Kevin Joyce, Nancy Lafauce, Kerry Joyce, and Debra LaMonica; her sister, Marjorie Linskey; as well as her five granddaughters and two great-grandchildren whom she adored and relished in being the best Mimi.

Kathie was always impeccably dressed and took great pride in maintaining a beautiful home. Known for her exquisite penmanship she was often called upon to create beautiful cards, invitations and announcements for family and friends. She and Bill lived in Braintree, MA before retiring to the Southport community of Mashpee.  For nearly twenty-five years, they enjoyed driving the back roads of their beloved Cape Cod and dining out every day at a different restaurant.  Kathie, with her social grace and quick sense of humor, made friends wherever they went, and her engaging presence will be missed at many of her and Bill’s favorite places.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday February 1, 2020 at 10:30am in Saint Ann Church, Wollaston.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours on Friday January 31, 2020 4PM-8PM in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE.  Interment will be later.  See www.dolanfuneral.com for online condolences and directions.

Marie Christine Lamarre

Marie Christine (Blain) Lamarre, lovingly known as “Nina de Blain”, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 after a long battle of terminal illness.

She was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on April 19, 1935 to the late Joseph Blain and Inocia Edouard. She was raised in the neighborhood of Bel Air where she attended Lycée Des Jeunes Filles. There, she completed a vocational program and gained the necessary skills that would aid in her succession to later become the first woman ever employed in the male-dominated Haitian Federation of Soccer.

In 1959, she married the late Michelet Lamarre where they lived together in Delmas, Port-au-Prince before relocating to Manhattan, NY in 1967. She is survived by her three children, Rudolph, Marc Harry, and Micheline. She is also survived by her 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Visiting hours will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, on Friday, January 17, at 9AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Matthew Church at 11a.m. Interment at Fairview Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited.

Franklin B. Wilson III

Franklin Wilson III was the second to youngest child born to Shirley and Franklin Wilson in 1969.

Franklin graduated from Scituate High School in Scituate MA. After graduating, he enlisted in the United States Army. After retiring from
the Army, Franklin worked for Bakers Commodities Corp., in Lowell, MA for 15 years.

Franklin’s life was enriched by the birth of his sons Treyvon and Jokai Wilson. He was a loving and devoted father and was very proud of his sons.

He was a compassionate lover of animals and created a shelter on
his property for homeless cats to seek refuge in inclement weather, providing food, water and shelter for animals that found their way to
the sanctuary on his property.

Franklin departed this life on January 5, 2020 due to smoke inhalation. He passed away with his brother Gregory, who planned to stay with Franklin for a while to help work on remodeling in the home. They had made substantial progress prior to their passing.

Franklin was preceded in death by his brothers, Alfatir and Akil Wilson, and sister Walidah Wilson. He leaves to mourn, his sons Treyvon and Jokai Wilson of MA; father, Franklin B. Wilson Jr. of MA; mother, Shirley J. Wilson of M. siblings, Elbert Wilson of Roslindale, MA; Daphne and Dennis Brown of Springfield, MA; Solomon Wilson and Lynette Green of Cambridge, MA; Jabreela (Bree) Bass of New Britain, CT; and Lena Wilson of Roslindale, MA. Nephews and nieces: Corey, Lionel, Shannon, Krystal, Kyle, Jennifer, Melissa, Daniel, David, Solomon Jr., Darius, and DaAsia. Great nephews and nieces: Teon Jr., Gabriella, Leneyah and Niyahna. He also leaves to mourn, loving aunts, Pecola Brown of NY; Evelyn Murphy of SC; Barbara Wilson of MA; Victoria Weaver of SC, and a host of family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS on Thursday, January 16, at 11am. Relatives and friends invited.

Gregory Wilson

Gregory Wilson, 68, of Boston, departed this life on Sunday, January 5, 2020 due to smoke inhalation.

He passed away with his brother Franklin. He had planned to stay with Franklin for a while to help work on remodeling in the home. They had made substantial progress prior to their passing.

Gregory Wilson was the second to the oldest child born to Shirley and Franklin Wilson in 1958.

After graduating high school, Gregory attended Salem State University. In 1975, he joined the United States Marines Corps and traveled to many locations within the states as well as to other countries. After retiring from the Marines, Gregory went on to further his education and became a specialist in HVAC. He enjoyed the benefits of that education by becoming well respected in the field of Maintenance Engineering. With that education he held positions throughout Massachusetts. He was also self-taught in Russian language to better communicate with a community he served.

In 2010, Gregory relocated to Rosamond California where he worked at Edwards Air Force Base as a Maintenance Engineer until retiring. In early 2019, he returned to Boston. He enjoyed traveling with family or alone, across the U.S. as well as to other countries. Canada was one of his favorite places to visit.

Gregory was preceded in death by his brothers, Alfatir and Akil Wilson, and sister, Walidah Wilson. He leaves to mourn, daughter Krystal Tucker of MA; father, Franklin B. Wilson Jr. of MA; mother, Shirley J. Wilson of MA; siblings, Elbert Wilson of Roslindale, MA; Daphne and Dennis Brown of Springfield, MA; Solomon Wilson and Lynette Green of Cambridge, MA; Jabreela (Bree) Bass of New Britain, CT; and Lena Wilson of Roslindale, MA. Nephews and nieces: Corey, Lionel, Shannon, Kyle, Jennifer, Melissa, Daniel, David, Solomon Jr., Darius, and DaAsia. Great nephews and nieces: Treyvon, Teon Jr., Jokai, Gabrialla, Leneyah and Niyahna. He also leaves to mourn loving aunts, Pecola Brown of NY; Evelyn Murphy of SC; Barbara Wilson of MA; Victoria Weaver of SC, and a host of family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS on Thursday, January 16, at 11am. Relatives and friends invited.

AnnMarie F. Bynoe

AnnMarie F. (Moses) Bynoe, 66, of Hyde Park, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019 surrounded by her family.

Beloved wife of Keith A. Bynoe Sr. Loving mother of Alita M. Bynoe, Kedra A. Bynoe, Keith A. Bynoe Jr., and Joshua A. Bynoe. She also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, a great grandchild, and many other relatives that will miss her dearly.

Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Thursday January 9 from 6-9 PM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment private.

John “Jack” McCarthy

John “Jack” McCarthy, Age 86, of Braintree, formerly of Milton and West Roxbury. Passed away peacefully on January 7, 2020.

Beloved husband of Joanne (Roland) McCarthy of West Roxbury.  Devoted father of Dr. Francis and Joan McCarthy of Andover, Joan and Jack Mitchell of Westford, The Honorable Kathleen McCarthy Neyman and Steve Neyman of North Andover, John McCarthy of Braintree, Ellen and Donald Needham of Milton, and Paul and Andrea McCarthy of Westford.  Loving grandfather to 19 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and brother of the late Barbara (McCarthy) Collins.

Jack was a member of St. Sebastian Alumni Class of 1950, Boston College Class of 1954 and Boston College Law School Class of 1957.  Jack was Captain in the U.S. Air Force 1957-1960.  He returned to practice law as a partner at Warner & Stackpole and a partner at K&L Gates, LLP.  

Jack served as the Chairman of The Carroll Center for the Blind and was committed to its mission of providing independence of the blind and visually impaired.  He also devoted his time to his passions including, Upland Game and Trout Club of Norfolk, Beth Israel Deaconess – Milton Hospital, and many community initiatives.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary of the Hills Church, Saturday, January 11 at 10:00 AM.  Family and friends invited.  Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Friday from 4-8 PM.  Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Carroll Center for the Blind, 770 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458 or www.carroll.org.

Marjorie E. Manley

Marjorie (Wigandt) Gallant Manley, age 92, of Dorchester and Braintree passed away peacefully on January 5, 2020.  Marjorie, born February 15, 1927 in Boston, Massachusetts, was the daughter of the late Gertrude M (Firnrohr) and Lawrence P Wigandt.

After graduating from Dorchester High School for Girls in 1945, Marjorie began a career as a dental technician at Axelrod Dental Laboratory where she met her future husband the late Peter A. Gallant.

Marjorie and Peter were married on June 30, 1948, made their home in Dorchester sharing 41 years together—passing on the same exact date, 31 years apart. 

Devoted mother of Paul Gallant and his wife Dorothy of Norton, Susan Watson and her late husband Larry Watson of Texas, Donna Cunio and her husband Richard of Norwell and Jo-Anne Cammorata and her husband Andrew of Hanover.

Sister of Natalie Galaway of Minnesota, Ruth Hewson of Braintree and the late Gladys Killam and Lawrence Wigandt.

A dedicated Nana to 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

A woman of many talents, Marjorie was a member of the Viking Club, a graceful ballroom dancer and in her 70’s a performer with the Tender Tappers.  She was active in New Beginnings, the South Shore Widow and Widowers Group, the First Congregational Church of East Milton, the First Baptist Church of Dorchester and past President of their Alpha Guild. Marjorie was an accomplished seamstress who took great pride in her home.  She was a loving caregiver, a born nurturer, who loved to knit, crochet and garden. Marjorie loved to feed people.  She will be remembered for her many delicious cookie recipes that will be passed down to future generations.  She was known for her healthy appetite and her special love of lobster!

In 2000 Marjorie married William F. Manley and moved to Braintree.  Marge and Bill enjoyed many years together traveling and spending time with their combined families until illness separated them.

Funeral Service in the East Congregational Church, 610 Adams St. Milton, Friday, January 10 at 11 O’clock. Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thursday 5-8 pm. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

If desired contributions in Marjorie’s name may be sent to the charity of your choice.

Paula M. Molinari

Paula M. (O’Brien) Molinari, of Milton, died at home, Wednesday January 1, 2020.

Beloved wife of John J. Molinari of Milton.  Loving mother of Michael D. Molinari and Amanda Pelliter of Malden and P.J. Molinari of Milton. Devoted daughter of Mary O’Brien and the late Paul T. O’Brien.  Sister of Eugene O’Brien and his wife Wendy Berenson of Newton, Lawrence O’Brien and his wife Kathy of Upton and Robert O’Brien of Milford; cherished Nana of Luca D. Molinari.  Paula is also survived by many nieces and nephews as well as several brothers and sisters in-law.


Paula was born and raised in South Boston.  She was a graduate of Milton High School and University of Massachusetts Boston.  Paula was a social worker for Commonwealth of Massachusetts, dedicating her life to helping others. Most of all, Paula loved spending time with her family.  In earlier years, she enjoyed summers at Hamilton Beach in Wareham and skiing in North Conway. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved her.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, Tuesday January 7 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Monday 4:00 – 8:00 PM.  Interment private.

Eleanor Anne Corner

Eleanor Anne (Caliacco) Corner, of Quincy, died Wednesday January 1, 2020.

Beloved wife of the late William A. Corner. Loving mother of son Richard W. Corner and his wife Carole of Canton, their children Col. Richard W. Corner II, US Army of Virginia and Stephanie Corner of Sharon; son Russell C. Corner and his wife Janet of Rockland, his children Russell C. Corner II of Norfolk, Jennifer L. Corner of Brockton, Gabrielle E. Corner of Tennessee and their mother Lori Corner of Raynham; and late son Robert S. Corner and his daughter Eryn Rotondo of New Jersey. Great-grandmother of nine. Sister of Elsie LeVangie of Braintree, Jacqueline D’Allessandro of Quincy and the late Mary Rykard, George Caliacco and Donald Caliacco.

Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Wednesday January 8 from 4-7 PM. A Celebration of Eleanor’s Life and interment at Mount Wollaston Cemetery will be held privately.

Carol Smith

Carol Smith, 90, of Chestnut Hill, passed away Wednesday January 1, 2020 with her family by her side.

She was born June 11, 1929 in Boston to Richard Burton Smith and Dorothy Tice Smith.  Carol grew up in Milton and lived most of her adult life in Brookline.

In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her brother, Richard Kent Smith and sister-in-law, Edith Harwood Smith.

Carol graduated from Mount Holyoke College.  She worked as a computer programmer for Harvard University, Brandeis University and Harvard Business School.  She was Clerk of the Corporation for the Arlington Street Church for many years.  She loved music, especially classical music.  She was a member of the Boston Chapter of the American Recorder Society.  She enjoyed singing in the choir of the Arlington Street Church.  She was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.

She is survived by her niece, Wendy Warwick and her husband Richard Warwick of Pisgah Forest, NC, her nephew, Harwood Kent Smith and his wife Louise of Timonium, MD, a great niece, Valerie Smith-Lopez of Baltimore, MD and a great nephew, Gregory Kent Smith of Arizona.

A memorial service will be held at a future date.