Dolan Funeral Home

Robert F. Pugsley

Robert F. Pugsley, a retired Boston Police Patrolman, died Sunday November 20, 2016. He was 85 years old.

Born in Boston and raised in the Savin Hill section of Dorchester, he graduated from Dorchester High School. Bob served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Upon discharge from the Army, he joined the Boston Police Department, where he served as a patrolman for 39 years, predominantly at District 3.

His family and his grandchildren were paramount in his life.

Beloved husband of the late Helen R. (Petrous) Pugsley. Loving father of Robert F. Pugsley Jr. and his wife Lori of Quincy, Christian J. Pugsley and his wife Tammy of Milton and Elizabeth Forrest and her husband Stephen of Arlington. Papa of Robert F. III, Rebecca, Molly, Luke, Andrew, Michael and Nicholas Pugsley, Zachary and Emma Forrest and great-grandfather of Robert F. IV “RJ” and Jamison Pugsley. Brother of John Pugsley of Scituate, Richard Pugsley of Dorchester, Dorothy Miller of Abington and the late Stanley Pugsley, Ernest Pugsley, Arthur Pugsley and Charles Pugsley.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Saturday November 26 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Friday 4-8 PM.

Carlton J. Alexander

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Alexander, Carlton J. of Mattapan died suddenly on November 16, 2016.  Beloved husband of 46 years to Brenda (Bernard) Alexander of Mattapan.  Loving father of Bryan and Natalie Alexander both of Randolph.  Devoted brother of Lennox Alexander of Boston and the late Joyce, Leslie and Marjorie Alexander.  Cherished grandfather of Shalaya, Tyler, Christian and Sheldon Alexander all of Randolph.  Dear uncle of Keima Alexander and Charlene Willoughby and a host of nieces and nephews.

Carlton was born and raised in Toco, Trinidad. After settling in the United States Carlton was a dedicated employee at Brigham and Woman Hospital where he worked as an engineer for 45 years before retiring.  He enjoyed listening to all types of music and keeping himself physically fit by going for his daily walks.. Most of all Carlton adored his family who were the cornerstone of his life. He will be remembered as a man with a quick whit and a great sense of humor.  He will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved him.

Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend the Visitation on Monday November 21, 2016 in Saint Angela Church, Mattapan from 10am-11AM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM.  Burial in New Calvary Cemetery, Boston.

 

L T Fields

L T Fields  of Dorchester , Nov. 13, beloved husband of Margruite (Nesmith) Fields. Devoted father of Marcia A. Rue of Mattapan, Monica R. Fields-Sanders of Dorchester, Jennifer A. Fields of Hyde Park and the late L T Fields, Jr., Matthew Lee Fields and Brenda Lee Fields.  Also survived by  18 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great great  grandson. Funeral Service in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Sat. Nov. 19, at 10 o’clock. Visitation 9 – 10 am. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park.

Odessa Jackman

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Odessa Jackman of Randolph passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Beloved wife of Jeffrey Jackman. Loving mother of Ian Sealy, Adrian Jackman, and Kathy-Ann Jackman. Visitation will be held at the Twelfth Baptist Church Saturday, November 19 at 10AM. The Funeral will begin promptly at 11AM. Interment at Saint Michael Cemetery.

Antoinette M. D’Angelo

Antoinette M. (Russo) D’Angelo, of Milton, October 17, 2016.

Beloved wife of the late Frank M. D’Angelo. Loving mother of Maria D. Trozzi of Boston and West Yarmouth, Paula Margraf of Allentown, PA and the late Frank M. D’Angelo Jr. Grandmother of Dr. Melissa Nass of Milton, Elizabeth Wyler of San Francisco, Trevor Margraf of Philadelphia and Alexandra Meyer of Allentown, PA. Great-grandmother of William and Benjamin Nass. Sister of the late Nicholas Russo and John Russo.

“Neti” had celebrated her 100th birthday August 1 with her family in Allentown, PA, where she had resided for the last decade. Born in Boston, she moved to Milton as a youngster and resided there for most of her life. As a young woman, she was a student and devotee of the ballet, where she performed for more than two decades.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Road at Randolph Avenue, Milton, Saturday November 12 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Saturday 9:30 – 10:30 AM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Antoinette’s memory may be made to A.J. Trustey Epilepsy Research Fund, c/o Brigham & Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115 or www.giving.brighamandwomens.org/Trustey

Pauletta V. Baldwin

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Pauletta Baldwin Cofield was born December 10th, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts to Arlene Baldwin and the late Willie Johnson, Jr. After a longtime battle and courageous fight our dearly beloved departed us at 11:54pm on Oct, 31st 2016.

Pauletta was an outgoing, kindhearted and independent woman that was loved dearly. She attended South Boston High and later discovered a passion for cosmetology and hair-styling, which led to her enrollment in Blaine’s Beauty School. Later on Pauletta developed an interest in social justice and community advocacy and attended Mount Ida College; this resulted in a career in the Criminal Justice field where she worked as an employee in a pre-release program for men. She loved traveling, reading, trips to the casino as a family outing and most of all spending time with her loved ones.

Life has a way of rekindling relationships and in the winter of 2014 she married a longtime friend Edward Cofield.

Together they traveled to different cities and countries; where they shared and created a lifetime of memories. Their love for each other was filled with joy and happiness.

Mrs. Baldwin Cofield leaves to mourn and cherish in her memory, husband Edward Cofield, mother Arlene Baldwin, stepfather Ernest Thomas, two daughters Brittany & Arlene Baldwin, sister MaryAlice Baldwin, two brothers Willie Johnson III, Ledell Wilkerson Jr. and two grandchildren Janiyah and Jayden Baldwin that she loved dearly.

She also leaves behind her biological aunts and uncles, Sallie Mansfield, Ethel Gibson, Gladys White, Elanor Johnson and Jimmy-Lee Baldwin. She also leaves a host of cousins and godchildren; friends turned family Patrice Ivery, Pat Taylor, Janine McCullom & Darnell Booker.

Pauletta also leaves to mourn in her memory a host of family and friends who will cherish the moments they have shared forever. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 10 at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., LOWER MILLS from 6-7PM. The Funeral service will begin promptly at 7PM. Relatives and friends invited.

 

John Haven Storey

Jstorey_johnpic-for-globeohn Haven Storey, 67 of South Dartmouth, MA, died peacefully November 5, 2016.  The second of four boys born to John Cutts Storey and Patricia VanSchaack Pruyn Storey. Haven grew up in Milton, MA, attended Milton Academy, Brown and Nichols School, Boston University, University of Massachusetts, and The Museum School. As a professional painter and creative designer he managed both the E.K. Perry Company of Boston and his own residential painting business. An accomplished scenic design artist, Haven worked in the film industry for many years creating movie sets.  He helped to produce dozens of feature films including “The Perfect Storm”, “Shutter Island”, “Moonrise Kingdom”, and “Meet Joe Black”.

Haven’s jovial, friendly, outgoing personality gave him many lifelong friends.  He enjoyed boating, antique cars and motorcycles.  He is survived by his mother Patricia, his daughter Kate Storey of Seattle, WA, and brothers Peter, Phillip, and Tom Storey, and former wife Katharine.  Services Private. Arrangements By Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home of Milton

Kathy McKenzie-Johnson

Kathy McKenzie-Johnson of Dorchester, Nov. 5, beloved wife of the late Aldean Johnson. A Christian woman of faith, grace and love. Devoted mother of Zadirah, Aldean  and De’Na Johnson all of Dorchester. Sister of Reginald McKenzie of Georgia and Victoria McKenzie of Springfield. Funeral Service in the Dolan Funeral Home 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER  LOWER MILLS, Sat. Nov. 12,  at Noon.  Visitation 11-  Noon. Interment Private.

Isabel DoCanto

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DoCanto, Isabel (Rodrigues) of Dorchester, MA died peacefully at her home on November 3, 2016 surrounded by her  family.  Beloved wife of the late Francisco R. DoCanto; Loving mother of Maria Alves, Joao-Pedro DoCanto, Candida DoCanto, Fatima Santos, Joao-  Felipe DoCanto all of Dorchester and Maria Socorro Silva of Norwood; Sister of Guilherme Rodrigues; Cherished grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Isabel was born on April 1, 1919,  in Fogo, Cabo Verde and immigrated to America in 1973. She  worked  as a seamstress for many years before retiring.  The most important aspect of Isabel’s life was her family. She truly loved spending quality time with family especially on Holidays and  special occasions.  She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved her.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday 4-8PM  in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester.  A  funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday November 8, 2016 at 10AM in Saint Patrick Church, Roxbury..  Burial in New Calvery Cemetery, Boston.

 

Hermongenes DaRosa

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Hermongenes DaRosa of Dorchester passed away Wednesday Nov 2nd surrounded by his loving family. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife, Maria DaRosa and a host of family members. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 7th at St. Peter’s Church, 278 Bowdoin St., in Dorchester at 10AM. Visiting hours will also be held at the church on Sunday from 3-6PM. Interment at New Calvary Cemetery.