Obituaries

Obituaries 01-16-2014

January 16, 2014
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Michael Elwell Truck Driver and Lifelong Charlestown Resident Michael P. Elwell, a lifelong Charlestown resident, entered eternal life suddenly on Sunday, January 12. He was 48 years old. Born in Boston on January 1, 1966, a son of Edward J. Elwell and Ann M. (Power) Elwell, he grew up in Charlestown. He was educated...

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Obituaries 01-09-2014

January 9, 2014
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Margaret ‘Peg’ Canney Lifelong Townie, Dedicated Parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Church Margaret T., “Peg” ( Ducey) Canney of Charlestown died on December 29 after a brief illness in the Mass. General Hospital surrounded by her family. Peg was a life long townie and a dedicated parishioner at St Francis de Sales Church,...

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Obituaries 11-07-2013

November 7, 2013
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Francis “Nipper” Harrigan Served on Bunker Hill Parade Committee; member of American Legion and Old Charlestown School Boys Association Francis W. “Nipper” Harrigan of Charlestown died on October 22. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the old Charlestown School Boys Association, American Legion post 26 and served...

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Obituaries 10-10-2013

October 12, 2013
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M. Esther Feeley Of Everett, formerly of Charlestown M. Esther Feeley of Everett, formerly of Charlestown, died on October 1. She was the beloved daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Corcoran) Feeley; loving sister of the late Margaret Yahoodik and James Feeley and is survived by several nieces and nephews including her loving...

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Obituaries 09-12-2013

September 12, 2013
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Richard Francis Whalen Café Owner For More Than 50 Years Richard “Cheech” Francis Whalen, husband of the late Angela (Scalo) Whalen, died, surrounded by his children, on August 22 at Sherrill House, Jamaica Plain, after a long illness. Born in Meriden, CT on May 19, 1931, he was the son of the late Lawrence...

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Obituaries 08-08-2013

August 8, 2013
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Edward Elwell Lifelong Charlestown Resident;  Worked for Sears & Roebuck Edward J. Elwell, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday, August 5 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following an extended illness. He was 76 years old. Ed was born on Boston on January 19, 1937, a son of the...

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Obituaries 07-18-2013

July 18, 2013
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Rhonda Reeder Lifelong Charlestown resident Rhonda A. Reeder, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Friday, July 12 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 47 years old. Rhonda was born in Somerville on August 24, 1965, a daughter of George E. Reeder and Irene T. (McGonagle) Reeder She...

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Obituaries 07-04-2013

July 4, 2013
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Edward Leahy Former MDC Police Officer, Well Known Church Tenor Edward F. Leahy of Charlestown, (born in Somerville and formerly of Hull, Weymouth, Braintree and  Port Orange, Florida) died on June 22. Eddie was a former MDC Police Officer, Investigator for the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, Government Affairs Representative for the Distilled Spirits Council...

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Obituaries 05-23-2013

May 23, 2013
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Annie Elio Of Charlestown Annie Elio of Charlestown died on May 16. She was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Antoniette; sister of the late Carmen, Theresa Cardalino, Lena Vetrano and her twin sister Josephine and is survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral...

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Obituaries 05-09-2013

May 9, 2013
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Brenda Lee Argabright Fixture in the Community Brenda Lee Argabright passed away unexpectedly in April. Brenda was a fixture in the community and was often seen walking a dog.  Brenda was distinctive in her appearance with her many tattoos.  She came to Boston, then Charlestown, sometimes around the early 1970’s. She leaves her son,...

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