Dolan Funeral Home

Rev. Msgr. William F. Glynn

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Rev. Msgr. William F. Glynn, of Duxbury, formerly of Dorchester, Friday March 13, 2015.

Beloved son of the late Michael J. and Nellie T. (Hurley) Glynn. Brother of the late James M. Glynn, Most Rev. John J. Glynn and Mary T. Glynn. Msgr. Glynn is survived by his cousin Bernard O’Sullivan of Quincy, the Glynn family of Abbeyknockmoy, County Galway, Ireland and the DiCenzo family of Duxbury.

Msgr. Glynn was the Pastor of Holy Family Parish, Duxbury for 26 years, retiring in 2007. He had previously been assigned to St. Mary’s Beverly, St. Mary’s Wrentham, Mission Office for Society of Propagation of the Faith, St. Catherine’s Somerville and Saint Gregory’s Dorchester. He was an avid Red Sox fan, golfer and spectator for all Duxbury sports teams. He was the Chaplain for the Duxbury Fire Department.

Msgr. Glynn will Lie in Repose at Holy Family Church, 601 Tremont Street, Duxbury, Tuesday March 17 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM with a Welcoming Ceremony at 3:00 PM and Closing Prayers at 7:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Church Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Mayflower Cemetery, Duxbury, Thursday 10AM.

Donations may be made to Holy Family Church, 601 Tremont Street, Duxbury 02332 or The Retired Clergy Fund, Archdiocese of Boston, 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184.

Mary “Estelle” (Pyne) Gamble



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Mary ‘Estelle”  (Pyne) Gamble, of Meredith NH and Dorchester MA on March 10, 2015.  Beloved wife of the late William Clifford Gamble.  Loving mother of Carol Innes and her husband William of Nashua, NH , Frank L. Gamble III and his wife Susan of Meredith NH and the late William C. Gamble, Jr. and David T. Gamble II.  Grandmother of James Innes, Michelle Innes both of Nashua, Cameron Gamble of Meredith.  Also survived by great grandchildren; Marissa Innes, Jonathan Innes and Olivia Innes, as  well as many beloved nieces and nephews.   Funeral Service at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave , MILTON VILLAGE   on  Monday, March 16, @ 11:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at the funeral home on Sunday 2-6 PM.  Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Boston. Retired Food Service Director, Boston Public Schools, Life long member Second Church in Dorchester, Congregational.  Memorial donations in Estelle’s name may be made to .

Sister Mary Alma Moynihan, mfic

Sister Mary Alma Moynihan, mfic,  of Newton, MA, a beloved member of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters for 75 years, died on March 9, 2015 at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham, MA. She was the loving daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Kelly) Moynihan of Rathmore, Co. Kerry, Ireland. Sister is predeceased by her brothers:  Fred, Con, Paddy, and Br. Virgilius, FSC. She is survived by her sisters, Jane Moynihan and Bridie McCull, many loving nieces, nephews, her extended family and her Missionary Franciscan Sisters. A wake will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2:00-5:00PM with a prayer service at 4:30PM at Mount Alvernia Convent Chapel, 790 Centre St., Newton, MA 02458. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 16 at 10:00AM in the chapel. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations in Sister Alma’s memory may be sent to the Missionary Franciscan Sisters Retirement Fund at the address above. For online obituary and guestbook,

Eleanor M. Joyce

Joyce, Eleanor M. (Hoye) on Sunday, March 8, 2015 of So. Boston, formerly of St.Gregory’s Parish, Dorchester and Duxbury.  Beloved wife of the late Thomas Joyce.  Loving mother of Eleanor M. McGough and her husband David of So. Boston and Paul Murphy and his wife Kate of Plymouth.  Sister of Agnes Ison of Naples, FL Ann Van Arnum of CA, Vincent Hoye of No. Attleboro and Dr. John Hoye of  Wayland and the late Rose Mary McCarthy. Grandmother of Colleen Connolly, Sean Connolly, Brian Connolly, Paul Murphy, Michael Murphy, Jonathan Murphy and Elizabeth Murphy and eight  great grandchildren.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Bridget Church, 845 E. Broadway, So. Boston, Friday March 13 at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Thursday 4-8PM.  Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery.

Ernest Harleston

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 Mr. Ernest Harleston of Boston, MA departed this life on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He was born on October 28th, 1926 in Moncks Corner, South Carolina to the late Horace Harleston and Elizabeth Palmer. He was united in holy matrimony to Mary Harleston for over fifty-four years. This union was blessed with three children.

Ernest was educated in Monck’s Corner, SC. He became a Private in the Army Air Force from 1945 during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946. Ernest spent 29 years working in the Naval Shipyard and after an honorable retirement began next stage in life as a security officer with Massachusetts General Hospital. After 14 years with MGH, Ernest earned his final retirement allowing him to spend more quality time with his loved ones.

Ernest was a connoisseur of cars and had a keen sense of fashion.  He participated in the Masonic Society, but more importantly Ernest was a praying man with strong faith and loved the Lord.

Ernest leaves to cherish his loving wife Mary Harleston. Four sons: Ernest (Gloria) Pinckney of Philadelphia, PA; Willie Lee Harleston of Chester, PA; Alphonso (Louise) Harleston of Long Island, NY; Ricky (Sheena) Harleston of Moncks Corner, SC. Four daughters: Vivian (Lathaniel) Fearrington of Hackettstown, NJ; Brenda Willborn-Harleston of Smyra, DE; Mary Smith and  Teena Smith both of Boston, MA. Three Sisters: Mary Lou Sheppard and recently departed Virginia Robinson both of Boston, MA; He was preceded in death by Leola West. 37 Grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Oliver Nelson

Oliver Nelson, 89, died March 7 in Boston.  Born in South Dakota, he served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946 and then attended Iowa State University, graduating with a B.S. degree in technical journalism in 1950.  He was employed as an industrial editor, mostly for Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

In 1951, Mr. Nelson married Marion DeBois of Rock Island, Illinois, who survives him.  Other survivors are their sons Steven Nelson and his wife Vicki Nelson of Milton and Philip Nelson and his wife Nily Dan of Philadelphia; his grandchildren Kathryn, Jennifer, Rebecca, Rachel, and Daniel; his great grandson Noah Oliver, and his brother Rupert.

Mr. Nelson was a member of the East Congregational Church of Milton.  His special interest as a hobby was woodworking.

A memorial service will be held on March 28 at East Congregational Church of Milton.  Burial at Milton Cemetery will be private.  Arrangements by Dolan and Chapman Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to East Congregational Church or  Milton Council on Aging.

Brian Butteriss

Brian Butteriss of Milton, March, 3, beloved husband of Margaret(Harris)  Butteriss Devoted father of Robin  and his wife Amanda &  Jeremy and his wife Catherine  Butteriss.   Grandfather of Ella Georgia Butteriss, Daniel Mathew Butteriss, Audrey Catherine Butteriss and Maeve Emelia  Butteriss. Brother of Jennifer Ann(Butteriss) Brown.  He also leaves his faithful Tibetan Terrier, -Tashi.

Brian loved his family, and cherished spending time with them. He was a wonderful member of his community and church, always eager to help others. He was beloved by colleagues during a long career in business development at software and hardware companies, as well as managing H&R Block branches. He lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed playing and watching sports throughout his life, including golf, sailing, skiing, tennis, rugby and rowing. He was an active and talented gardener, and kept busy doing odd jobs around the house.  He was a wonderful cook, and loved making meals for his family and friends.   He also loved music and was an active member of the St. Michael’s Church choir.  Family and friends will dearly miss his company, his love and his laughter, and will remember him fondly.

We wish to thank Dr. Musto and his staff at Dana Faber oncology clinic in Quincy for the wonderful care they gave to Brian, and the staff at the Pat Roche Hospice House in Hingham for their care during Brian’s final days.

 A Memorial Service will be held at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 112 Randolph Ave., Milton, Sat.  March 14, at 11 o’clock.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Brian’s name may be sent to either the NVNA & Hospice, 86 Turkey Hill Ln., Hingham, MA  02043 or to the Dana- Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.  For further information please visit


Eleanor Marie Lee

Eleanor M. Lee, 94, of Billerica formerly of Randolph passed away on March 4, 2015 surrounded by her loving family.  She was predeceased by her beloved husband Ralph R. Lee a retired Boston Police Sergeant.  Eleanor is survived by her son Richard W. Lee and his wife Susan of Billerica, her siblings Kathleen Ansello and Charles L. Manos as well as her cherished grandchildren Meaghan Pustizzi and her husband Matthew of Dracut, Kathleen Button and her husband Corey of Florida, Robert Lee of Billerica and two great grandchildren Johnathan and Makayla.  She also leaves many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.  Eleanor was predeceased by her siblings Aristedes Manos and Florence Richards along with her grandson Johnathan Lee.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 10 at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS at 10 AM.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Visiting hours on Monday night from 4-8 PM at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers a donation in Eleanor’s name may be made to: LCpl Matthew R. Rodriguez Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 358, Raynham Center, MA 02768. 

Jane Geraldine (Johnston) Lochrie

 Jane Geraldine (Johnston) Lochrie of Neponset (Dorchester) passed away peacefully at ninety-eight years of age at the Notre Dame Long Care and Rehabilitation Center, in Worcester, MA. Jane was the beloved wife of the late William Lochrie, Jr and the loving mother of William Lochrie III, Jane A. Lochrie, MD, the late Joan M. (Lochrie) Marshall and her daughter-in-law, Deborah J. Mendoza-Lochrie.  She was the much-loved grandmother of Thomas J. Marshall who brought immeasurable joy into her life. Jane is also survived by her devoted sisters, Margaret (Johnston) Mucci and Joan (Johnston) Pasquinelli; she was also the sister of Thomas Johnston, Mary Johnston, Nora (Johnston) Hayes, Dorothy (Johnston) Connolly and John Johnston, all of whom predeceased her. Jane had thirty-nine nieces and nephews, as well as a large family of grandnieces and grandnephews. This extended family was generous in both their visits and letters when she was incapacitated by a fall. Jane was educated in Boston and managed the practice of her late brother-in-law, John Stephen Hayes, MD, with his wife, Nora (Johnston) Hayes, RN. Jane’s life was distinguished by her deep faith and compassion. The family thanks all who rearranged their schedules to stay in touch with her. They are also grateful for the care provided by Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA, as well as Notre Dame du Lac Assisted Living Residence and Notre Dame Long Care and Rehabilitation Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Vincent Hospital Education and Research Fund, 123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA, 01608. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Ann Church, 243 Neponset Ave., Dorchester, Tuesday, March 10th  at 10 AM.  Visiting hours are at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., East Milton, MA, Monday 4-8 PM.

Franklin Dias

Dias, Franklin

Franklin Dias passed away peacefully on February 23, 2015. He is survived by his loving daughters Elsie (Dias) Antunes, and Sally Dias. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at Saint Peter’s Church in Dorchester at 10AM. Visiting hours will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. Dorchester, Thursday 6-9PM. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, relatives and friends invited.