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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. 


Agnes G. “TeTe” Feeney

Agnes G. “TeTe” Feeney, a lifelong resident of Dorchester, passed away at Marian Manor on March 9, 2014, surrounded by family, she was 88 years old. Daughter of the late Florence (Snyder) and John Feeney of Dorchester. Sister of the late Florence Feeney of New York and the late Theresa Feeney Rush of Dorchester. Survived by her devoted nieces, Jacqueline Rush of Dorchester, Robin Rush of Dorchester, Paula Rush and her companion Arthur Zonghetti of Dorchester, Vicky Delaney and her husband John Delaney of Weymouth, their son John Delaney, Jr., her beloved great nephew and his daughter Caitie of Weymouth and her honorary nephew, Kevin Berry, of Quincy. Agnes was a longtime resident of The Keystone Apartments in Dorchester and a John Hancock retiree. Agnes was a cat lover and volunteered at various cat shelters, you could find her out in any weather caring for a stray. A private Memorial Service for the family will be held at a later date.

Timothy Velasquez

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Timothy “Timmy” Velasquez was born on January 20, 1943 in Tela Honduras. He was the son of the late Simon Rivas, and Adela Velasquez. Timmy immigrated to Boston from Tela Honduras in January 1967. He was employed with Kinney Vacuum in Canton, MA for over 30 years before retiring in June of 2002.

Timmy was very special to many people, and was admired and known for his meekness, quietness, and his soft loving spirit. Everyone was always welcomed in his home, and he will always give his five star hospitable attention to everyone that entered his home always making his family and friends feel at home.

Timmy was not much of a talker, but he loved to play cards and dance. He was a lover of all types of music especially his Soca Music, Rhythm and Blues, and his Punta Music from his native land Honduras.

Timmy loved all sports and he was faithful and dedicated to his favorite teams, The Boston Red Sox, and The Boston Celtics. He was a lover of all types of food, but his favorite was Tamales, Pigs Feet, and Chicharrones.

Timmy leaves to mourn his wife of 35 years Olga Suazo Velasquez, His aunt Kety from New York, his brother Rony from Honduras, his brother Gene, and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.

Funeral service at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Friday March 14 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Boston.

“Rest in Peace Timmy, Rest in the arms of the Lord.”

“You will be missed but never forgotten”

Edouard Beaudouin

Edouard Beaudouin, of Medford, died at Lawrence Memorial Hospital Hospital, Medford, Tuesday March 4, 2014. Funeral service at Philadelphie Seventh Day Adventist Church, 575 Main Street, Malden, Friday March 14 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. Complete obituary to be posted.

Edythe M. (McEntee) O’Donnell

O’Donnell – Edythe M. ((McEntee), of Mattapan, March 10, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Philip M. O’Donnell. Loving mother of Philip M. O’Donnell Jr. and his wife Ann of Mattapan, Elizabeth M. Labbe and her husband David of Dorchester, Judith M. Casale and her husband Walter of Rockland, Joseph V. O’Donnell of Dorchester, Marylou Rundlett and her husband Dana of Milton and Susan M. Ryan of Ft. Myers, FL, formerly of Milton. Edythe is survived by 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Friday March 14 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Thursday 5-8 PM. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Friday 1:00 PM. Due to floral restrictions at the cemetery, donations in Edythe’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.

Sheila Ann (Becker) Gailius

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Sheila Ann (Becker) Gailius, of Milton, March 9, 2014. Beloved wife of 21 years of Gib Gailius.  Daughter of Cecilia and the late Robert L. Becker of Ashland.  Mother of Tim, Caroline, Jeffrey, Jeanna, Jonathan and Kevin.   Sister of Teresa Martinez and her husband David of Providence, RI. (and aunt to their children Michael, Christina, Marianna, John and James), Ed Becker and his wife Dawn of Lutz, FL  (and aunt to their children Claire and Grace),  and Fr. Dan Becker of Warren, MA. Daughter-in-law of Gil and Lil Gailius of Sanibel, FL.  Sister-in-law to Greg and Loretta Gailius of Newton (and aunt to Vanessa), Gary and Laura August of Carlsbad, CA (and aunt to their children Dana, Barrett and Brent), Toby and Louise Duys of Derry, NH (and aunt to their children Andrea, Danny and Sarah), Bob and Linda Adams of Falmouth, ME (and aunt to their children Maddy, Ellie and Charlie) and Gary and Tatiana Gailius of Phoenix, AZ (and aunt to Leo).   Sheila was a dedicated French, Spanish and ESL teacher to thousands of students over her 30 years at Boston College High School and 3 years at Notre Dame Academy of Hingham.  Visiting hours at Boston College High School on Friday, March 14 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Funeral Mass at Boston College High School on Saturday, March 15 at 10:00 a.m., followed by burial at Milton Cemetery.  Sheila had a special love for the country and people of Haiti, making three trips over the years to help bring health care and solar energy to impoverished communities.  In lieu of flowers, Sheila and Gib kindly request a contribution to Let’s Share the Sun Foundation which will provide a decorated solar lantern with your family name to be displayed at the wake and then transported to schoolchildren and their families in Haiti.

Daniel Taylor

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Taylor- Daniel of Quincy, formerly of  Randolph, February 23, 2014 beloved son of Moses J. and Leeann Taylor. Loving brother of Moses and Rebecca Taylor. A Funeral Service will be celebrated, Saturday March 8, 2014 in People’s Baptist Church, 832 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02118 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours in the church will be 9 – 10:30 AM. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery. For information and online guest book