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Pauline L. (Laurent) Loiseau

Pauline L. ( Laurent) Loiseau, 87, of Boston passed away on December 15, 2018. Born in Petion-Ville, Haiti to the late Damestoir and Natalie (Jerome) Laurent. She was a caring sister to five other siblings (4 deceased), and still living is Lyla Paul, she also was an aunt to a numerous amount of nieces and nephews. Pauline was the beloved wife of the late Benjamin A. Loiseau, of whom were the parents to Chantal Loiseau and Ralph Loiseau of Dorchester. She was cherished by her grandchildren, Steven Lezin, Jessica Loiseau, Najlah Lezin, and Ralph Loiseau Jr. and great grandchildren, Makai K. Lezin and Ari’Yahu Jean Simon.

 The wake will be on Friday December 21st at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave, East Milton, from 6-9 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Matthew Church, 33 Stanton Street, Boston, Saturday, December 22nd at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. The Burial will take place at Forest Hills Cemetery.

 

Anna Sullivan Paris

Anna Sullivan Paris, of Dorchester, December 17, 2018.

Beloved wife of the late Walter E. Paris Jr. Loving mother of Kathleen P. and her husband Wes Kotowski of Dorchester. Cherished Mimi of Lisa and her husband Michael Fahy, Katie and her husband Owen McCosker, Amy Kotowski and her fiancé Diarmaid McGregor, all of Milton and the late Danny Kotowski. Great-grandmother of Fiona and Pierce Fahy and Grace, Sophie and Corey McCosker. Sister of Theresa Doherty, Sheila Laubinger, Robert Sullivan, Deborah Sullivan, Barbara Connearney and the late Kathleen Flynn, James Sullivan, John Sullivan, Paul Sullivan, Mary Sullivan, Timothy Sullivan and Patricia Sullivan. Anna is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Friday December 21 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Friday 12:45 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Anna’s memory may be made to BIDMC Cancer Center Fund, Office of Development, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215.

Sarah “Sally” (Evans) Courtney

Sarah “Sally” (Evans) Courtney, of Quincy, MA, formerly of Shanakeale, Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland, passed away on December 16th, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Sally is reunited with her loving husband of 24 years, Joseph “Joe” Courtney. She was a devoted mother to Mary Courtney-O’Sullivan and her husband James, of Quincy; Carol Sheehan, and her husband Maurice, of Norton; and her late infant daughter, Katherine Mary. Sally fiercely loved and adored her six grandchildren: Joseph, Michael and Deirdre Sheehan; and Maeve, Siobhan and Declan O’Sullivan. Sally was the youngest of five siblings born to Mary and George Evans in Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland. She leaves behind her brothers: John “Jackie” Evans and his wife Bridie, of Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland, and Timothy Evans and his wife Nora, of Braintree. She joins both of her sisters: the late Julia “Sheila” Daly, and her husband Michael, of West Roxbury, and the late Mary “Maureen” Finn and her husband James Finn, Annascaul, County Kerry, Ireland. Sally is also survived by her many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and godchildren, who were all very dear to her in life. She also leaves behind extended family and many cherished friends.

Sally was a dedicated employee of John Hancock for 40 years.

Family and friends are invited to honor and remember Sally’s life by gathering at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thursday December 20th from 4 PM – 8 PM, with a Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, 386 Hancock Street, North Quincy, Friday December 21st at 10:30 AM. Interment at Mt Cavalry Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sally’s name to: Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC), 20 Burlington Mall Road, Suite 261, Burlington, MA 01803.

Christa L. Guerrier

Christa L. (Lombard) Guerrier of Dorchester, died peacefully on Monday, December 10, 2018, at her home in the company of her loving family. She was the beloved wife of 48 years to Edner Pierre Guerrier, loving mother of Ernst Guerrier and his wife Marie Flore Guerrier of Canton, Marie Viviane Guerrier of Milton, and Elizabeth Guerrier of Rockland.  Christa was the cherished grandmother of Mandel Chris Guerrier-Roberson, Christa Hope Guerrier, Ernst Myles Guerrier, Austin Pierre Clark, Marcus Jackson Guerrier-Roberson, and Chrystian Lee Brazao. She leaves behind two step-daughters, Catherine Guerrier, of Connecticut and Adonis Milano, of Boston. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Thercilise Degan and Wilner Lombard.  Christa leaves a host of friends and extended family including her sister, Yolene Lombard Dejean, of Hyde-Park and her brother Maurice Degan, of Haiti; her nieces, Chrislene Dejean, Maureen Azor, Anastasia Denise Azor, Tracey Azor, Marsha Foster, Clyva English, and Neddra English; her nephews, Hugens Dejean, Irving Azor, Exantus Azor and Marcus Azor; her cousin, Antoine Blain of New York; and lifelong friends, Marie English, of Waltham and Jacques Alce, of Florida and Jean Louis Senatus of Haiti.

 

Christa grew up in Jeremy, Haiti, where she developed a passion for caring for others.   It was there in Haiti, where she met the love of her life, Edner P. Guerrier, whom she later married on June 18, 1970, and migrated to Boston in 1975.  The couple settled in Mattapan, Massachusetts where they raised their three (3) children, making lifelong friends in Mattapan and its surrounding communities.  Christa worked at the Metropolitan State Hospital and Massachusetts Mental Health Hospital before retiring in 2005. She was an active member of the prayer group at Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Roxbury, MA.  Christa enjoyed her life to the fullest and made the best of every moment granted to her. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

 

Visiting hours will be held at THE DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 1140 WASHINGTON STREET, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2018 FROM 5:30 – 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CHURCH, 1545 TREMONT STREET, BOSTON, MA AT 10:00 A.M. ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2018.  Interment will follow at the OAK LAWN CEMETERY, 427 CUMMINGS HWY, BOSTON, MA 02131.

Reynold Jean-Charles

Reynold Jean-Charles age 81 of Wakefield passed away on Sunday December 2, 2018. Beloved son of Vexama Jean-Charles and Elvire Bernadin Pierre Louis. Loving uncle of Marie Guillaume of Brooklyn, NY.

Visiting hours will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, on Friday, December 14 from 5-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Angela Church on Saturday at 10am. Interment at Oak lawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited.

Clara Alexena (Piggott) Cenci

August 27,1936 — December 9, 2018

Clara Alexena Piggott Cenci, 82, of Milton, MA, passed peacefully from this life into the next at home, surrounded by family, on Sunday afternoon, December 9, 2018.

Daughter of George F. and Clara (Dean) Piggott, both of England, Clara was born on August, 27, 1936 in Weymouth, MA and raised in Braintree, MA. The last surviving member of her family of origin, Clara had three older siblings, Irene Frances Morse, Albert Minot Piggott and George Dean Piggott.

A graduate of Braintree High School (1954), Northeastern University and The Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, the longest continually running dental hygiene program in the country, Clara worked as a dental hygienist for 50 years, the majority of those in the offices of Drs. Carl Catani and John M. Murphy in Milton.

Clara was married to Stephen V. Cenci at St. Agatha Church of Milton in 1976 and they raised two daughters, Cheryl Brady of Manchester, MA and Christina Clausnitzer of Gloucester, MA.

A longtime, deeply devoted member of the East Congregational Church of Milton, United Church of Christ, Clara is believed to have served in practically every lay leadership position available or needed including deacon, treasurer, pastoral search committee member, property chair, Sunday School teacher and gardener. Clara constantly shared her extraordinary gifts of hospitality in the East Church kitchen and Fellowship Hall. Her exceedingly generous (and, at the time, anonymous) gift made the church’s latest kitchen renovation possible.

In life, Clara was the devoted spouse of Stephen, loving mother of Cheryl (Zach Brady) and Christina, adoring aunt of Deborah, Linda, Wendy, Claire, Patricia, Robert and Susan, doting grandmother of Dean and Willard Brady and Georgiana Clausnitzer, honorary grandmother of R. Daniel Pomeroy, Major William Pomeroy, Stephen Pomeroy and Kathleen Cogswell, and treasured honorary great grandmother of Breydon, Connor, Shaela, Clara Kate, Jackson, Luke, Elmer and Orion Pomeroy and Maria and Colette Cogswell, all entrusted with keeping and sharing Clara’s spirit of love and joy to future generations.

Clara’s family is joined in mourning the loss and celebrating the life of this graceful, dignified, generous, kind, strong, beautiful woman by a host of dear friends, including the “Magnificent Seven,” longtime neighbors, and the entire congregation of East Church.

Funeral service will be celebrated in East Congregational Church, 610 Adams Street, Milton, Friday at 11:00am. Visiting hours Thursday, 3-7 pm at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON.

In lieu of flowers, and at Clara’s request, donations in her memory will be gratefully received by East Congregational Church of Milton, UCC, 610 Adams Street, Milton, MA 02186.

 

 

Eva Cecilia (Mannergren) Andrews

Eva Cecilia (Mannergren) Andrews of Milton, Massachusetts died peacefully on December 7, 2018, surrounded by her immediate family.

She is survived by her husband, Philip; her daughters, Katherine and Elizabeth; her son, John; her grandchildren, Maggie, Calla, Philip, and Ava; as well as her siblings and extended family in her native Sweden.

Cecilia received her undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Lund, and her master’s degree in library science from Simmons College. After emigrating to the United States in 1965 to marry the love of her life, Cecilia went on to work as head librarian at Milton Academy and docent at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

A memorial service will be held in her honor at 11 am on Saturday, December 15 at the Apthorp Chapel, Milton Academy, 170 Centre Street, Milton, Massachusetts.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

https://fundraising.alzfdn.org/projects/donations-in-memory-of-cecilia-andrews/

 

Roland Cudjoe

Roland Cudjoe, affectionately known as “Uncle” was born in Lambeau, Tobago on February 25, 1922. Born to Michael and Martha Cudjoe; he was the 3rd of 10 children, including his twin the late Ralph Cudjoe.

 

Roland relocated to Trinidad where he met and fell in love with and married Olive Seon. He was a well-known shoemaker and worked on the wharf in Port of Spain, Trinidad.  Roland enjoyed traveling, cruising and he also enjoyed living life with the love of his life, his lady, his love… Olive!  He loved swimming as he would swim for hours in Tobago. He often reflected on his favorite foods that he enjoyed eating in Tobago such as cou-coou, cassava dumplings (must be no plain dumplings) and fish. If you knew him you would know that he was a fashionista and he loved music as he was a great dancer. Roland loved Christmas and he also loved building his own collections. He loved collecting stones, shells, eagle ornaments and anything that had to do with nature. Roland had a great sense of humor, he gave Deidre the same birthday card every year for about 9 years as he loved the words and meaning of it. It was a pink card with silvery wind in glitter. Those are the memories that will be cherished forever. 

 

During his life in the US, Roland was employed at the Prudential Center as a facilities supervisor. He also worked at Skycap as a bartender in his spare time. Roland would be known to love spending time with his family and close friends. During his illness, Roland continued to always be in good spirits talking, laughing and dancing when he was able. On Tuesday December 4, 2018 Roland departed this world surrounded by his wife of 61 years and family.  Roland leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Olive, daughter Suzette “Deidre”; son-in-law Haynes Munroe; grandchildren: Kadeam, Kareem, Alicia. Living siblings: Emmett, Beltcher. Uncle to Oral (Clever); Owen, Dale, Dasi, Avril, Lexa and great uncle, great-great uncle to many more. 

Funeral service in All Saints Church, 209 Ashmont Street, Dorchester, Wednesday, December 12 at 11:00 AM. Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Wednesday 10:00 – 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Fairview Cemetery.

Eleanor Bryan

Eleanor (Davis) Bryan, of East Sandwich, formerly of Milton, died on December 8, 2018 after a brief illness at the spirited age of 92.

Beloved mother of Constance M. Mahoney of Hanson, Robert F. Bryan of East Sandwich, Jean M. Devore (William) of Braintree, Thomas J. Bryan (Sharon) of West Yarmouth, Patricia A.  MacNeil (Gerald), of Plymouth, James R. Bryan (April Hall), of East Sandwich and mother-in-law to Jane Bryan of Whitman. She was the mother of the late William E. Bryan, Lt. MPD and mother-in-law to the late Charles F. Mahoney.  Cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Eleanor worked as a medical secretary for several local doctors’ offices for over 25 years before retiring.  She was a woman who left a lasting impression on everyone she met due to her quick wit and her great sense of humor. She was always up for a challenge.  Eleanor was a member of the original Sandwich Women’s Club and served as President of the Sandwich Seniors for several years.  She volunteered at the Sandwich Council on Aging for many years.   Eleanor enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, floating in a tube on the lake, going to the beach, listening to music, playing the piano , watching the Celtics and a good glass of wine. Most of all, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren who were 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 a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, December 13 in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton at 10:30 a.m.  Visiting hours Wednesday, December 12 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE.  Private interment will be held at a later date.

Donations in memory of Eleanor may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box Memphis, TN 38101-9950.

Evelyn F. (Garrity) Fitzgerald

Evelyn F. (Garrity) Fitzgerald, 95, of Milton, passed away Friday December 7, 2018.

Evelyn is the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Garrity. Predeceased by her loving husband of 68 years, Albert A.Fitzgerald and siblings,John, Thomas, Rita Rigoli, and Mary Doyle. Proud mother of Maryellen Benson and her husband Richard of Plymouth, and Joan Traverse and her husband Paul of Milton. Cherished grandmother of five grandchildren: John Fitzgerald Traverse (Jennifer), Elizabeth Traverse Fernald (Brian), Brian Benson (Jennifer), Michael Traverse, and Julie Fitzgerald Avergun (Edward). Great grandmother of Isabella and Grace Fernald, Sophia and Andrew Benson, and Charlotte, David, James and Emily Avergun. Survived by her brother Paul Garrity and sister Elizabeth (Betty) Garrity and her brother-in law Francis “Red” Doyle, and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn’s greatest pride and joy was her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, Monday December 10 at 10:00 am. Visiting hour at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Monday 8:30-9:30 am. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Milton Cemetery.

The family would like to extend their thanks to the Dwyer Home for the wonderful care of Evelyn. We are forever grateful.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105-3678.