Dolan Funeral Home

Helen R. Szcesuil

Helen R. Szcesuil  of Dorchester, April 7, beloved sister of William Szcesuil of Quincy, Lillian Szcesuil of Carver,  Mary Stock of Sagamore Beach and Paul Szcesuil of Bolton.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  A Prayer Service will be held  in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Monday , April 13, at 1:00 pm. Visiting Hour Noon to 1:00.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Sonita Vilbrun

 

Vilbrun, Sonita for website only

 

Sonita Vilbrun died at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.  She was 55 years old.

Born in Haiti on August 24, 1954 she was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph B. Vilbrun and Marie Anita Vilbrun.  Loving and devoted mother of Giovanni Aaron Thomas of Mattapan.  Beloved sister of five other sisters Eliana Vilbrun, Jocelyne Vilbrun, Nicole Vilbrun, Yolette Vilbrun and Annette Vilbrun and one brother Wesner Vilbrun.  Grandmother of Giovanni Alexander Thomas Jr.  Also survived by special niece Sandra Vilbrun and many nieces and nephews.

She was employed by Massachusetts College of Pharmacy for many years.  Sonita enjoyed cooking for her family and was a sister and best friend of her entire family.

Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. Dorchester, MA Friday, April 10, 5-9 PM.  Mass of Christian Burial at St. Angela Church, Blue Hill Ave., Mattapan on Saturday, April 11 at 10:00 AM.  Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery, Roslindale, MA.

Anstiss M. Collins

Collins, Anstiss for website only

Anstiss M. “Anne” Collins, 79, of Milton passed away on April 4, 2015.  Daughter of the late Charles F. and Margaret (Cunningham) Collins.  Sister of Charles F. Collins, Jr. and his wife Eileen of Reading and John T Collins and his wife Joanne E. of Natick.  She was predeceased by her sister Alice E. Collins.  Anne was a devoted aunt to her loving nieces and nephews.  A Milton High School graduate class of ’53, Radcliff College graduate class of ’57, she was an active member of Saint Agatha Parish as well as the Senior Center in Milton.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:30 AM in Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  An hour of visitation will be held prior to the mass at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, from 9-10 AM.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers a donation in Anstiss’ name may be made to Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams Street, Milton, MA 02186. 

Edward R. King

Edward R. King of Weymouth, formerly of Milton, April 4, died at South Shore Hospital after a brief illness.

Born in Boston, Edward was raised in Milton graduating from Milton High School in 1950.   He was active in CYO basketball with St. Agatha’s and St. Mary of the Hills Churches. He was a graduate of Bentley College.

Mr. King worked as an accountant for Boston Insurance Company. He continued his career at The Gillette Company, retiring after a tenure of 23 years.   Not wanting to sit still in retirement Mr. King went to work at the Turnpike Authority.

Ed was a member of the Cunningham and Wessagusset Men’s Bowling Leagues. Along with being an avid Patriots and Celtic Fan, he was a Milton “Hilltopper” and known to many in Milton as “Bruce Bird”.

Ed was the beloved husband of Joan (Gordon) King.  Devoted father of Anne Newman and her husband Peter of Weymouth, Beth Condon and her husband Timothy of Weymouth and Tina King of Weymouth.  Grandfather of Peter, Jared and Rachel Newman & Daniel and Nicholas Condon. Brother of Eileen Leonard and Uncle of Kathleen McLeod both of Quincy.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Agatha’s Church, Milton Friday, April 10, at 10:30 am.  Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thurs. 4 – 8 pm. Interment Milton Cemetery.  If desired contributions in Ed’s memory may be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Sabrina M. Kelley

Kelley, Sabrina M. for website only

Sabrina M. Kelley , 19, of Norwell, MA passed away on April 3rd, 2015 from complications of her long battle with cystic fibrosis. Sabrina was a graduate
of Norwell High School, a freshman at the University of Alabama and a proud member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. She was more than a best friend; everyone that ever met her knew that she was the light of their life. Beautiful, genuine, hilarious and perfect, Sabrina was the best of all of us. No one has ever been more loved than our Sabrina and no one has ever lovedmore than our Sabrina. Fearless in her fight against cystic fibrosis she never once asked “why me?” Instead she took every chance she had to spread happiness to others. For 18 years, Sabrina’s Shootout was an annual reminder of the power her love and her spirit could inspire raising over $400,000 for Children’s Hospital Boston. She was the soul of her family, with her dad Brian, mother Pam and brother Matty forever grateful and forever thankful for the love she showed and inspired in them. There has never been a more beautiful person, on the inside and out, than Sabrina. “There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, so just give me a happy middle, and a very happy start.” Her spark will never leave us and her love will forever live on. We love you Sabrina and we will always be together, forever and always. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Helen Church, 383 Washington St. Rte 53, Norwell on Friday, April 10 at 11:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours Thursday, 3-8 PM in St. Helen Church.

Frederick W. Hoey

Hoey, Frederick W for website only

Frederick W. Hoey, a retired financial advisor for Boston Edison, died at Norwood Hospital Saturday April 4, 2015. He was 80 years old.

Born in Boston, Frederick was raised in Jamaica Plain, Forest Hills and Roslindale. He was a graduate of Roslindale High School. After graduation, he joined the US Navy, serving aboard the submarine USS Halfbeak during the Korean Era. Mr. Hoey graduated from Northeastern University after he was discharged and began a long career with Boston Edison. He retired as a financial advisor after over 35 years with the company.

A longtime resident of Canton, he was an active member of Saint Gerard Majella Church.

Beloved husband of the late Joan M. (Trayers) Hoey. Devoted father of Christine M. DeMatteo and her husband Martin J Jr. of Milton and Erin B. McIntyre and her husband Charles R. of NH. Cherished grandfather of Thomas, Stephen and Michael DeMatteo and Connor and Seamus McIntyre. Loving step-grandfather of Olivia DeMatteo. Brother of the late Francis Hoey, Edward Hoey, James Hoey, John Hoey, Eleanor Sheldon, Maureen Dunn, Roseanne Hoey, Mary Driscoll and Agnes Gallagher. Frederick is survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gerard Majella Church, 1860 Washington Street, Canton, Wednesday April 8 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Tuesday 5-8 PM. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

Irene M. (Drotos) Barry

Irene M. (Drotos) Barry died at Copley at Stoughton, Monday March 30, 2015. She was 94 years old.

Born in New Bedford, Irene was a resident of Dorchester and Quincy. She had served as president of the Tobin Towers Association and enjoyed family gatherings, specifically cooking and baking for Sunday dinners. Mrs. Barry was a Gold Star Mother.

Beloved wife of the late George F. Barry, a former owner of the family run Barry’s Delicatessen. Loving mother of Diane M. Kimball and her husband Robert of Stoughton and the late Chief Warrant Officer George F. Barry Jr, US Army. Grandmother of Lisa Gowern and her husband Greg, Lynn Livingston and her husband Rob and Scott Kimball. Great-grandmother of Abigail and Allison Gowern and Samuel Robert Livingston.

Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Thursday 3-7 PM. Private interment Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston.

Ruth J. (Sullivan) Darcy

Darcy, Ruth for website only

Darcy, Ruth J. (Sullivan) of Milton passed away peacefully on March 25, 2015, she was 97 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late James B. Darcy.  Loving mother of James B. Darcy, Jr. and his wife Janet of Marmora, NJ and the late Katherine A. “Kerry” Madden and her husband Thomas of Milton.  Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Borodin, Timothy Darcy, Gregory Madden, Darcy Madden and her great grandchildren Kyra, Kate, Mia, Abby, Sophie and Jack.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Rd., Milton on Monday, March 30 at 10am.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visitation 3-6pm Sunday, March 29 at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON VILLAGE.  Interment Milton Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the New England Province of Jesuits Advancement, PO Box 9199, Watertown, MA 02471.

Ferdinand “Fred” J. Kiley III

Kiley_FredFerdinand  “Fred”  J.  Kiley III, died  March 24, 2015 aged 72. Born and raised in Dorchester. He was an active member of St. Peter’s Parish and a graduate of Boston English High School. He married his high school sweetheart “Peggy”, had 32 wonderful years of marriage with whom they raised five loving children. Fred had a long and prolific career in real estate development, building his  business in Boston immediately following his graduation from high school. His business was his passion and he made a large impact in all the communities in which he developed properties, particularly the towns of Hull and Quincy. Fred valued each one of his employees as a family member. He loved spending time at his house on Nantasket Beach and hosting numerous parties, especially on the Fourth of July with family and employees. Fred was a simple, but complex man, and had a love and zest for life, never forgetting to extend respect and kindness to each person he met.  Fred was an avid reader and found great comfort in the Bible and church. He loved biking, swimming and following Boston sports, especially the Red Sox. He had an incredible sense of humor and always enjoyed a great joke. Fred loved his family and his happiest times were spent eating a large Italian meal with his wife, children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters and his dog Toffee. The family would like to extend great appreciation for all who provided loving care for him in the last several years.

Fred was the beloved husband of Eliane (Candido) Kiley and the late Margaret (Morgan) Kiley. Devoted father of Deborah Corey and her husband Steven of Naples,  FL, Deidre Beswick and her late  husband Joseph of Canton,  Ferdinand J. Kiley, IV and his husband Dean of Boston, Michael J. Kiley and his wife Judith of Quincy and David J. Kiley and his wife Katia of Boston. Brother of Gerard Kiley of Hingham, Barbara Kiley of Reading, Stephen Kiley of Hull and the late Robert Kiley. Also survived by 8 grandchildren. Son of the late Stella (Petroni) & Ferdinand J. Kiley, Jr.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Ann’s Church, Wollaston, Saturday  March 28 at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Friday 4 – 8 pm. Interment Milton Cemetery.  If desired contributions in Fred’s memory may be sent to Assembly of God Church  365 Washington St., Quincy, MA 02169 .

Frances Garvin Harrington

Harrington, Frances G for website only

Frances G. Harrington, died at Marian Manor, South Boston, surrounded by her loving family, Monday March 23, 2015.

Born and raised in Dorchester, she was a graduate of the Boston Public Schools and clerical school. Mrs. Harrington was an administrative assistant for the US attorney to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and retired as an administrative assistant for the Boston Public Schools.

Mrs. Harrington was an active participant in the Thursday morning sing-a-long with the Quincy Elder Services at the Kennedy Center and until recently enjoyed the bi-monthly luncheons of St. Mark’s Girl Scout Troop #7 and #11.

She was a Quincy resident for over 60 years and had been the choir director at Sacred Heart Church, North Quincy for over 25 years. She and her late husband, Vincent Harrington, enjoyed traveling to Ireland, Italy, France and Germany.

Wife of the late Vincent A. Harrington. Loving mother of Vincent A. Harrington Jr. of Berkeley, CA, Ellen Harrington McCarthy of Haymarket, VA, Virginia Harrington Culgin of Squantum and the late Justin L. Harrington. Grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 8. Sister of the late Catherine Garvin, Elizabeth Lynch, Thomas D. Garvin, Mary R. Bouchie, Alice McHale, Ann E. Garvin, Peter F. Garvin Jr, Margaret Duggan and Joseph Garvin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, 386 Hancock Street, North Quincy Friday March 27 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Frances memory may be made to the Marian Manor Resident Activity Fund, 130 Dorchester St, South Boston, MA 02127 or the charity of your choice.