Dolan Funeral Home

Derrick A. Snowden

Derrick A. Snowden, of Milton, died unexpectedly on March 14, 2020 at 49 years of age.

He is the beloved son of the late Kenneth Snowden and the late Gloria (Ward) Snowden. Derrick is survived by his brother Kyle Snowden, his wife Alissa, and their children, all of Sudbury. Derrick is also survived by his cousins and other extended family.

At the request of the family, the funeral and burial are private and a public memorial will be announced at a later date.

James J. Tyrrell

James J. Tyrrell, of Milton, March 17, 2020.

Beloved husband of Pamela J. Smith.  Devoted brother of Alice Bazlen of AZ and Lynn Tyrrell of CT.  Jim is also survived by his faithful dog, Nevis.

Funeral Services to be held later.

If desired contributions in Jim’s memory may be sent to Angell Animal Medical Center, MSPCA-Angell, ATTN: Donations, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.

Lillian DeLorenzo

Lillian M. DeLorenzo (Dunkley) 96, of Peabody, formerly of Quincy passed peacefully on March 15th.  Beloved wife of late John DeLorenzo and mother to Bonita and Anthony DeLorenzo and grandson Derrick along with many nieces and nephews.  Funeral service will be private for the immediate family only.

Michael G. Beeler

Michael G. Beeler of Dedham died suddenly on March 12, 2020, he was 58.  Beloved husband of Penny Kozol of Dedham.  Son of Barbara Beeler and the late John Beeler.  Loving brother of Kathryn “Kate” Salas and Elizabeth “Liz” Slevin.  Brother in law of Steve Salas and Angela Beeler.   Michael was also lovingly survived by nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Michael was a self-employed software consultant and owner of MGBTech, Inc.  He loved to entertain, spend time with his family and was an amazing cook.  Most of all Mike cherished his wife Penny and their two Cats.  He will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved him.

Interment will be private.  A celebration of Michael’s life will be held at later date.

Mary M. McCoole

Mary M. (Kelley) McCoole, of Mashpee, formerly of Dorchester and Milton, died at Cape Cod Hospital Saturday March 7, 2020.

Beloved wife of the late Alfred E. McCoole. Loving mother of James McCoole, Marie M. McCoole and the late Anne E. McCoole.

Mary graduated from Emmanuel College and was on the faculty of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Jude’s Chapel at Christ the King Parish, 5 Job’s Fishing Road, Mashpee, Friday March 13 at 11:00 am. Visitation in the Chapel 10-11 am. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Sandwich Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.

Douglas S. King

Douglas S. King “Scott” of Canton passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the age of 52. 

Scott is survived by his wife Becky of 25 years and his three daughters, Emily, Abby, and Molly all of Canton; his parents, Claire R. (Denton) and Douglas A. King of North Easton; his brother Daniel King of California; his sister Deborah Kettner of Mattapoisett; several nieces and nephews; and countless friends from all facets of his life. 

Scott was born in Boston and raised in North Easton. He graduated from Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts in 1985 and Boston College in 1989. After working for several years with his father in the construction field, he co-founded and served as President of a2c Consulting of Braintree and Philadelphia. 

An avid sports fan, Scott loved all Boston teams, especially the Patriots, Bruins, and BC Eagles. However, his favorite teams were his daughters’, and he loved celebrating their goals at both the high school and collegiate levels. In addition to cheering for his teams, Scott loved planning family trips and traveling with his girls, trying to reel in big fish, and spending time with cherished, lifelong friends. 

Visiting hours will be held in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Tuesday, March 10, from 4-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Elizabeth’s Church, 350 Reedsdale Road Milton, on Wednesday, March 11, at 10:00 am. A private burial will take place in Milton Cemetery. Donations in honor of Scott may be made to the American Heart Association; 300 5th Avenue-Suite 6; Waltham, MA 02451 or www.heart.org

Dorothy “Dotty” Hyland

Dorothy “Dotty” Hyland, of Dorchester died Thursday March 5, 2020.

She is survived by her devoted brother Richard Hyland of Dorchester, her sister Ann Reaney of Braintree her niece Kristin, nephew Rob and great niece Elaina.  She is also survived by her lifelong friends Helen Fredholm and Sandy Neves.

Dorothy was born in 1946 to the late Frank and Dolly Hyland of Dorchester.  She shared a special bond with her grandmother Hazel.  Dotty lived a simple and private life and demonstrated unwavering loyalty to her family, her church, her parish and her town.  She enjoyed a hot cup of tea and frequent jaunts to Boston where she visited with friends she made there.  Dotty also loved to visit with the residents at St. Joseph’s Manor, near her home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mark Church, 1725 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Tuesday March 10 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visitation will be prior to the Mass from 9:00am-10:00am in the church.  Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

In lieu of flowers please send donations in memory of Dorothy to Alzheimer’s Foundation at act.alz.org.   

Adrienne E. Boursiquot

Our beloved mother and grandmother, Adrienne Elizabeth Boursiquot, passed away early Saturday morning on February 22, 2020 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Milton, MA, surrounded by family

Adrienne was lovingly referred to as Manman, Grandma or Great-grandma by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and as Manmi Adoue by extended family and friends.  She was born in La Vallee de Jacmel, Haiti on January 22, 1916, the third child of nine children by her parents, Olivena and Alexandre Boursiquot.

Adrienne immigrated to the United States in 1973, where she remained a devout Catholic, and a woman of faith and prayer. She devoted her life to caring for and supporting her family, splitting her time between New York and Massachusetts.  She was one of the strongest and most generous individuals.  Her impact on this world is evident in the outpouring of love received by those she left behind.

Adrienne is survived by her sister, 4 children, 19 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great grandchildren, as well as a large number of extended family members and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, 7 siblings, 1 child, 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton, Saturday March 7 at 10:00am. Visiting hours at the Church from 8:30 am -10am. Burial will be in Haiti.

Lucille Hairston-Depina

Lucille Hairston-Depina, of Mattapan, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of Augusto Depina. Loving mother of Lachanna Hairston-Depina, Jamail Hairston, Jymaal Hairston, Joshua Hairston, and Kiara Fuentes.

Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Thursday, March 5, from 10-11am. The Funeral Service will be held at 11am in the funeral home. Interment at Fairview Cemetery.

Elizabeth Julia Banks

Elizabeth Banks, of Quincy, died on Friday Feb. 28 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She had turned 100 years old on Dec, 11 and celebrated the big day surrounded by balloons, family, cake and much love.

Betty, as she was commonly known, was born Elizabeth Julia Buckley in Dorchester’s St. Mark’s Parish in 1919, the daughter of David Buckley and Julia Mullane, both of whom had emigrated from Ireland.  Betty was one of five children.  Sisters Mary and Eileen and brother Jim preceded her in death.  She is survived by her sister Kate.

She graduated from Dorchester High School and served as a USO girl during World War II. She married the love of her life Paul T. Banks of South Boston in 1948. A retired math professor at Boston College and decorated veteran, he passed away in 2004 after 56 years of marriage.

Betty had four children — Paul Jr., (Pam Banks) of Denver, who passed away in 2014; Robert D. (Liz Chan), of Pasadena, a professor at the University of Southern California; Leo W. (Teresa Banks), a writer in Tucson, and John P. (Martie D’Apice) of New York City, a professor at Johns Hopkins.

She is also survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Betty was a devout Catholic. She lived for her kids and her husband, sacrificing all for them. She enjoyed Dunkin’ Donuts, anything chocolate, Judge Judy, lobster, Scrabble and Bingo.

She had a quick wit with lots of sass. In a phone conversation a few days before her last birthday, a relative congratulated her on turning 100.

“I’m not there yet,” Betty said.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Friday March 6 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 PM.  Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Betty’s name to: Paralyzed Veterans of America, P.O. Box 758589, Topeka, KS 66675-8589