Dolan Funeral Home

Mary E. (Gill) Powers

Mary E. (Gill) Powers, formerly of Milton and Boston, May 29, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Henry N. Powers.  Sister of Richard Gill of Florida.  Mother of Patricia Ruggiero of Norton.  Grandmother of Bobbi-Ann Hickey of North Easton.  Also survived by nieces and nephews.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated  in Saint Agatha Church Lower Chapel, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Monday, June 3 at 10:30 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visitation Monday, 9:00-10:00 AM at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON.  Interment Old Calvary Cemetery, Boston.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Saint Agatha Church, 432 Adams St. . Milton, MA 02186.

Oscar Madrid

Oscar Madrid, a retired train conductor, died at Boston Medical Center May 29, 2013. He was 79 years old. Beloved husband of the late Maria T. Madrid. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Saturday June 1 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM, followed by a funeral service at 7:00 PM. Relatives and friends invited.

Daniel Duverger

Daniel Duverger, a minister, died at his residence in Mattapan, Saturday May 18, 2013. He was 53 years old. Husband of Marie Carmel Aurelien Duverger. Visiting hours at Christian Life Center Church of God, 839 Washington Street, DORCHESTER, Friday May 31 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Funeral service at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 575 American Legion Highway, ROSLINDALE, Saturday June 1 at 9:00 AM. Entombment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Fr. Fergus A. Healey OFM

Healey_FergusrevFr. Fergus A. Healey OFM, of Saint Anthony Shrine, Boston, May 24, 2013. Fr. Fergus was born to the late John and Nora (Crowley) Healey and baptized John Joseph Healey. He was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School in 1945 and St. Joseph Seminary, Callicoon, NY 1948. Fr. Fergus is survived by his sister-in-law Patricia Healy, many nieces, nephews and cousins and was the brother of the late Mary Healey, Richard Healey, William David Healey and Constance and her husband Manuel Torregrosa. Following ordination, Fr. Healey served in parishes in Boston, Bronx, NY, Providence, RI, and served as Guardian in Bronx, NY and Boston. He has lived in Boston since March 2006 as an Associate and Confessor. Visiting hours in the First Floor Chapel at Saint Anthony Shrine, 100 Arch Street, Boston, Thursday May 30, 4:00-8:00 PM, with a Vigil Service at 7:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated in the Second Floor Chapel at Saint Anthony Shrine, Friday May 31 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Name Province Office of Development, 144 West 32nd Street, NY, NY 10001.

J. Joseph MacIsaac

J. Joseph MacIsaac of Milton, May 27, beloved husband of Elena (Dischino) MacIsaac.  Beloved father of Diane Connolly and her husband Mark of Hyde Park, Teresa Tziatzos of Canton, Thomas MacIsaac and his wife Marie of South Boston, Christopher MacIsaac of East Boston, Scott MacIsaac and his wife Heather of W. Roxbury, Brian MacIsaac and his long time girlfriend Emily Hood of Dorchester and the late Carol Fountain.  Brother of Rev. Charles MacIsaac of New York,  and 7 deceased siblings. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Agatha’s Church, Milton, Friday, May 31, at 10:30 am. Visiting Hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON, Thurs. 4 – 8 pm. Interment St. Michael’s Cemetery, Boston.  If desired contributions in Joe’s memory may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA , 02368. Late W.W. II,  Army veteran.


Mary Louise Wilkinson

Mary Louise Wilkinson, a retired paralegal with Kaiser Law Group of Wellesley, died at her residence in Milton Friday May 24, 2013. She was 81 years old. Born in Boston and raised in Dorchester, she was a graduate of Cardinal Cushing High School and Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School. Miss Wilkinson enjoyed travelling, Ireland and Rome were her favorite destinations. She was a Milton resident for over 50 years. Beloved daughter of the late Edward and Mary (O’Brien) Wilkinson. Cousin of Ellen F. Kavanagh of Quincy, John O’Brien of Fairhaven and Mary Barron of Hanover. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, 211 North Main Street, Randolph, Wednesday May 29 at 12:10 PM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Avenue, MILTON VILLAGE, Tuesday 4-8 PM.

Ruth Marie Manning

Ruth Marie Manning, died at Park Place Skilled Rehabilitation Center, Hyde Park, Friday May 24, 2013. She was 88 years old. Born in Boston and raised in Milton, she was a graduate of Milton High School, Class of 1942. Miss Manning was a secretary in the manufacturing industry for many years. She was a resident of Milton for over 60 years. Beloved daughter of the late John P. and Mary (VanEmden) Manning. Sister of Betty Browne of Milton and the late Eileen F. Manning, Robert Manning, Joseph Manning and Bro. Gilmary (John) Manning, OCD. Ruth is also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Tuesday May 28 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visitation Tuesday 9:00 -10:00 AM at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON. Interment Milton Cemetery.

Ruth M. Callahan

Ruth M. (Maloney) Callahan, 78, of Milton entered into eternal rest on May 24, 2013. She was the beloved wife of 53 years to Jean N. Callahan Milton Fire Department Chief (ret.) of Milton.  Devoted mother of Jean Marie Peterson and her husband Charles of Milton and Carol Ann McDonough and her husband James of Woburn.  Loving grandmother of Sean F. and Timothy C. Peterson and Meredith J. and Olivia R. McDonough.  Sister of the late Helen Mills and John Maloney.  Ruth is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Upon graduation from Roslindale High School in 1952 Ruth worked as a secretary until her marriage in 1960 after which she devoted her life to caring for her family.  In later years, Ruth’s grandchildren were her greatest source of joy. A Milton resident for 53 years,  Ruth was  a faithful parishioner of Saint Mary of the Hills Church.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 29 at 10:00 A.M. in Saint Mary of the Hills Church, 29 Saint Mary’s Road, Milton.  Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Tuesday from 4-7 P.M.  Interment Milton Cemetery. 

Jill Teresa Cornelius de Clercq van Weel


Jill Teresa Cornelius de Clercq van Weel, 64, of Centerville passed away peacefully at home on May 19th with her family by her side.  Born in Englewood, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Frans Ralph and Teresa G. van Weel.  Jill grew up in Needham and Duxbury and graduated from Colby Sawyer College.  A beloved mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, neighbor and friend, Jill loved to be any place she could appreciate nature.  She enjoyed long walks on the beach, bird watching, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.  Jill will be remembered most for her sparkling blue eyes, her storytelling, the devoted love she had for her family, her European flair in decorating and dress and for always walking on the sunny side of the street.  Her spirit will forever shine on those she loved with every song a bird sings and every spring flower’s bloom.  Jill is survived by her daughter, Melissa Garrity Sieminski of Duxbury, her grandchildren Caitlin and Teddy and their father Robert Sieminski of Kingston, her brother John van Weel and Susan Jordan of Harwich, her nieces Chrissy Pearson of Dennis, Nicole Merriman of Brewster and Katie Glantz of New York City, her sister-in-law Kathy Hunt of Brewster and her dearest friend Tally Jones of New London, NH and her family.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 1:00 PM at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Barnstable. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider a trust that has been set up to benefit Jill’s cherished grandchildren.  Donations may be made to the Jill van Weel and Family Benefit Account in care of Rockland Trust, 1195 Falmouth Road, Centerville MA 02632. 

Esther V. Cardillo

Cardillo, Esther V. (King) on May 17, 2013.  Beloved wife of the late Andrew P. Cardillo. Loving mother of Marie V. Campo of Walpole, Linda D. Biagi of Oakton, VA and Andrew P. Cardillo , Jr. of Rehoboth.  Survived by grandsons, Gregory Campo and Andrew Campo, and great grandson , Anthony Campo.  Funeral from Dolan Funeral Home , 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON, on Thursday, May 23 at 9:30  AM,  followed by  funeral service in Bigelow Chapel, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge at 11:00 AM.    Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery,  immediately following.  Relatives and friends invited to attend.  Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 PM.  If desired memorial contributions in Esther’s name may be made to NAMI, Plymouth Chapter, PO Box 1398, Marshfield, MA 02050.