Dolan Funeral Home

Presley Dalton Witter


Presley D. Witter, 52, of Boston passed away on March 24, 2014.  He is survived by his loving wife Angella Witter.  Beloved father of Cardeen Witter of Jamaica, Presley J. Witter of Boston, Antinika Morris of Boston, Chantel Witter of Jamaica, Sharone Witter of Milwaukee, Tatianna Witter of Boston and Kiara Witter of Boston.  Loving grandfather to Chamarie Witter and Nyanna Lee.  He was predeceased by his son Presley A. Witter, Jr.  A funeral service will be held at the Full Life Gospel Center, 493 Washington Street, Dorchester on Saturday a  visiting hour will begin at 9 A.M. Funeral service from 10-12.  Visiting hours will be held at Dolan – Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE, on Friday from 5-9 P.M.  Relatives and friends invited. 

Percy Marchan

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Mr. Percy Marchan “Junior”, was born in Whiteland, Trinidad on June 20, 1958 to Mazie and the late Harry Marchan.  Percy was the fourth child of six.  He was educated in the Trinidad Public School System and would later graduate from St. Benedict’s College.

In April 1977, Percy emigrated to the United States of America with his siblings. He was the first employed by Honeywell Bull Corporation where he worked for approximately 10 years.  His next and final employment was at National Grid where he worked for over 25 years.

In 1982 Percy met Jennifer Roberts and fell deeply in love with her and her family.  Jennifer’s five children adored him as well.  Percy and Jennifer always remained forever in love and eternally committed to each other. From their union, one son, Devon, was born in 1991. Percy was warm, kind, and loving and was enjoyed by his family and friends.

An avid New England Patriots fan, Percy and Jennifer traveled to London in 2012 to see their team play.  On that trip, Percy decided to take his lovely wife to Paris, the city of love.Annually in June, Percy and Jennifer would travel abroad on their anniversary.  They enjoyed a lovely life together.

Percy is survived by his mother Mazie Marchan, his wife Jennifer and their children, Dexter, Dionne and her husband Renald, Dolores, Dallas, Darrell and his wife Neetu and Devon.  He was the grandfather of Simone and Jarvis.  His siblings Herman and his wife Lancie, Stephen and his wife Sally, Pat and her husband Curtis, Roger and Ronald and his wife Cherena.  Uncle of Abeni, Ayoka and many others.  Great uncle of several.  Brother-in-law of Michael Norville and his wife Joan and Winslow Roberts, and a host of cousins both here and in Trinidad.

Percy will never be forgotten and was a very loving man who always gave his best.

Funeral Service in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Monday March 31 at 11 o’clock. Visiting Hours Mon., 10 – 11 am. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Linda M. Hagan

Linda M. Hagan, of Dorchester, at Carney Hospital, Dorchester, where she had been a nurse for almost 50 years, Saturday March 22, 2014. Beloved daughter of the late Robert R. and Gertrude A. (Hagen) Hagan. Sister of Lisa B. Belyea and her husband George of Quincy, Fred E. Hagan and his wife Marilyn of Medford and Robert R. Hagan Jr. of Brighton. Aunt of Brittany Hagan and Erich Hagan. Sister-in-law of Beth Hagan. Longtime best friend of Terry Lambert of Quincy and close friend of Shane Reed of Dorchester. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Thursday March 27, from 4-7 PM with a funeral service at 7:00 PM officiated by Rev. Brian McMahon, Chaplain of Carney Hospital. Linda was born in Boston and raised in Dorchester. She is a graduate of Catherine Laboure Nursing School and Emmanuel College (BSN). Linda is a Past Worthy Matron, Order of the Eastern Star.

Richard H. McCallum

McCallum, Richard H. “Dick”, age 80, of Dorchester, formerly of Charlestown, March 23, 2014, beloved husband of the late Mary (Hutchinson). Loving son of the late George and Margaret (Murphy) McCallum. Loving brother of Donald McCallum and James McCallum and his wife, Connie, all of Somerville and the late Francis “Frank” Roy, and Timothy “Tippy” McCallum. Brother-in-law of Catherine Moore and her husband, Richard, and James Hutchinson and his wife, Donna, all of Quincy. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Brendan Church, 589 Gallivan Blvd., Dorchester on Thursday, March 27 at 11:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. A visiting hour will be held at The Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS on Thursday morning, 9:30-10:30AM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. For information and directions,

David A. Dahlroos, Jr.

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David A. Dahlroos, Jr.,  of Hingham, formerly of Quincy, March 22, 2014.  Beloved husband of the late Isabel V. (Gallot) Dahlroos.  Loving father of David A. Dahlroos, III, and his wife Debra of Nashville, TN, Laraine H. Malley and her husband William of Rockland and Nancy I. O’Hara and her husband Daniel of Weymouth.  Grandfather of  David Dahlroos, Kristin Porter, Kristina Lyttle, Christopher Malley, Jennifer Levy, Carolyn Peters, Kerry Cadete, Kevin O’Hara and Ryan O’Hara.  Also survived by 15 great grandchildren.

David was a member of the Viking Club , Masonic Lodge and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for over 50 years.  He  enjoyed being with his wonderful wife, 3 children, 9 grandchildren and  15 great grandchildren- who always managed to brighten up his day whenever he saw them .  David  always felt so blessed to have such a wonderful family.

In his spare time David enjoyed watching the Red Sox.  He was an avid baseball fan and felt lucky he was able to see the Red Sox win the World Series last year when he was 95.

Funeral Service  will be held on Wednesday, March 26 in the Good Shepherd Lutheran  Church, 308 W. Squantum St.  Quincy (corner of W. Squantum St. & Harvard St. at 11:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral  Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON, Tuesday, 4-8 PM.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.  If desired contributions in David’s name may be sent to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

Fabian J. Lionetti

Fabian “Doc” J. Lionetti of Milton, March 14, beloved husband of the late Kathryn (Grysko) Lionetti. Devoted father of Karen Lionetti of Mashpee and the late Fabian J.  Lionetti, Jr.  and Donald Lionetti.  Grandfather of Mark Lionetti of Boston.

Fabian held a PhD in physical chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Professor of Biochemistry at Boston University Medical School, distinguished researcher whose body of work contributed to advances at NASA, the Department of Energy, and in the field of blood preservation, author of numerous papers published in leading scientific journals, counselor and friend to his students, boatsman and birder, “wicked” fisherman, hometown sports fan, husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle – in all these endeavors, he excelled. In loving memory of “Doc”. Farewell from the ones who love you.

Visitation in the Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON VILLAGE, Tuesday, March 25 from 10 – 11 am. Interment at Milton Cemetery immediately following visitation. If desired, contributions in Doc’s name may be sent to The Folds of Honor Children’s Scholarship –

Brunette Jean-Pierre

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At the age of 106, Brunette Jean-Pierre passed away on March 11 at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center,  Dorchester, MA.  Brunette was born in Haiti on April 14, 1907 and as a teenager, she went to vocational school to be a dressmaker. She also helped build a school in Cap Haitian.  Brunette moved to Boston in 1976, and was an active member of the First Haitian Baptist Church in Dorchester. She is survived by her children: Pierre, Immacula, Marie Gose, Helene, and Gabriel, her grandchildren: Margery, Vignoble, Bert, Elizabeth, Myrlene, Christopher, Marie, Ennette, Gabriel Junior, Emmanuel, and Rudelyne, her  great-grandchildren: Ruby, Jahsmyne, Abigail, Antoine Benjamin, Jamal, and Leah, and extended family members. Funeral Services will be held at the First Haitian Baptist Church, 397 Blue Hill Ave., Dorchester on Saturday March 22, at 10 AM.  Visiting hours will be Friday March 21, from 7 – 9 pm in the church. She will be laid to rest at Oak Lawn Cemetery. The Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., Dorchester is assisting the family with arrangments.

Kathryn F. Jorgensen

Jorgensen, Kathryn F. (Porter) of Hingham, formerly of Milton passed away on March 11, 2014.  Wife of the late Ib Jorgensen.  Daughter of the late Alfred W. and Gertrude (Cavanaugh) Porter. Sister of the late Alfred W. Porter.  Kathryn is survived by her niece Patricia A. Porter and her husband Charles Morris of Dover.  Private services will be held in the spring. 

Patricia A. Murphy

Murphy, PatriciaPatricia A. Murphy, of Milton, died Thursday  March 13, in Braintree after a lengthy illness.  She was 82.  She was raised in Dorchester, went to St.Annes School, Mount St. Joseph Academy and one year at Regis College.  Milton resident for 45 years. Well known hostess of 18 years at the Hollow Restaurant in Quincy.

Patricia was the beloved wife of Arthur T. Murphy.  Devoted mother of  Thomas D. Murphy of Milton, Arthur T. Murphy, Jr. of RI, Robert  G. Murphy of NJ, William J. Murphy of Washington D.C. and Lynne Devine of Hingham.  Daughter of  the late Daniel J. Guilfoile and Marie (Mutrie) Guilfoile. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Agatha’s Church MILTON, Tues. March 18 at 10:30 am. Visiting Hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON, Tues.,  9 – 10 am. Interment Milton Cemetery.  If desired contributions in Patricia’s name may be sent to the American Heart Assoc., 300 5th Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451-8750

Francis S. Wilcox


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Wilcox,  Francis  “Frank” S. of Mattapan on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Long time companion of Marie Carline Renfort. Brother of Brenda Seghezzi and her husband Edward of Londonderry, NH.  Survived by his son, John F. Wilcox, step sons Jimmy Jinvier and Carlens Jinvier, nieces; Michell Whitehead and Ashley Seghezzi and nephew Michael Seghezzi.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Angela Church, 1540 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan  on Saturday, March 22 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON VILLAGE , Friday, 5-9 PM.  Interment private.