Obituaries 11-20-2014

Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Boyle

 A funeral Mass was held on Friday, November 14 at St. Charles Church in Woburn for Msgr. Robert J. Boyle.  A retired priest of the Archdiocese and living at Regina Cleri in the West End of Boston, he was 88 and died on Nov. 10.

Msgr. Boyle grew up in Woburn, the son of the late Attorney Edmund and Sara A. (Quinn) Boyle.  He came from a family of three boys.  He attended St. Charles Grammar School, Woburn High School, class of 1943 and Boston College, class of 1947.  He was ordained on April 11, 1951 by Archbishop Cushing.  He celebrated his first Mass at St. Charles Church in Woburn.

 From 1974 to 1984, he was pastor of St. Mary Parish in Charlestown.  He was later pastor of Star of the Sea Parish in Quincy (1984-1989) and St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Acton (1989-1997).

He is survived by a brother, Gerard F. Boyle and several nieces and nephews.  He was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Woburn.

Joseph Noe

Retiree of the City of Boston Maintenance Division

Joseph Noe, a 50 year resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, November 14 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford following an extended illness. He was 85 years old.

Joseph was born in Boston on April 26, 1929, a son of the late Ralph Noe and Jeannette (Drafone) Noe. He grew up in the West End of Boston and was educated in the Boston Public School system. Joe worked in the Maintenance Division for the City of Boston for over 30 years. He enjoyed traveling to Foxwoods.

Joseph was the devoted longtime companion of Barbara Lewis of Charlestown; the beloved brother of Betty Tedder of Saugus, Martin Olsen of Quincy and the late Angelina LaFountain, Shirley Uhre and Ralph Noe. He was the loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by The Carr Funeral Home, 220 Bunker Hill St. Charlestown. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in Joe’s name to a charity of your choice.

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