Obituaries 12-16-2010

December 16, 2010
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Bobby ‘Fitta’ Fitzgerald

Of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown

Bobby “Fitta” Fitzgerald of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown, died suddenly on Dec. 11.

He was the husband of the late Grace A. (Mahoney).

His Funeral Mass will be Thursday at 10 a.m. Arrangements are by: Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown, 617-242-1509.

Francis X. Maher Jr.

Retired Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff

Francis X. Maher Jr. of Marshfield, formerly of Charlestown, died on Dec. 5.

A Retired Deputy Sheriff in the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, he was the beloved husband of the late Debra (Kearns) Maher; devoted father of Courtney P. Knights and her husband, Mark, of Medford; brother of Jay Maher and his wife, Elaine, of Middleboro, Paul Maher of Charlestown and Gary Maher and his wife, Paula, of Milton. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and his pet, Sydney.

Funeral arrangements were by the John H. Sawyer Funeral, Home, Charlestown. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Mrs. Courtney Knights, c/o Sydney, 60 Morton Ave., Medford, Mass.

Timothy Emmett Donovan

Retired Court Officer and MDC Policeman

Timothy Emmett Donovan of Medford, formerly of Charlestown, died on Dec. 7. He was 78 years old.

A Disabled American veteran of the US Air Force, Korean War, he was an MDC Policeman, Suffolk Superior Court Officer and a member of the Charlestown School Boys Association.

He was the beloved husband of Margaret (McLaughlin); the father of Denise Schultz of Medford, Timothy E Donovan, Jr of Windham, NH, Christopher M. Donovan of Medford, Matthew J. Donovan of Charlestown and Patrice O’Connor of Ashburn, VA; grandfather “Pop” of Carolyn, Amanda, Michael, Robert, Amy, Katherine, Patrick, Emily, Lucy, Joseph and Aidan; brother of Michael A. Donovan of Charlestown and Ann Hand of Freedom, NH.

Funeral arrangements were by the Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery. For additional information, www.magliozzifuneralhome.com.

Jean Mary (Juliano) Bourbonais

Jean Mary (Juliano) Bourbonais died suddenly on Nov. 14.

She is survived by her mother Fannie Juliano, daughters Brittany and Amanda, brothers John and his wife Debra Juliano, Joseph and his wife Olivia Juliano as well as many nieces, nephews and grand-nieces.  Private services were held at Carr Funeral Home.