Obituaries

Obituaries 02-28-2013

March 1, 2013
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Richard O’Connor Worked in law Enforcement Richard F. “Dick” O’Connor (Retired Special Agent and Supervisor, Drug Enforcement Agency and former Detective, Boston Police Department) a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered eternal life unexpectedly on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 86 years old. Dick was born in Boston...

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Obituaries 02-21-2013

February 21, 2013
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Shaina Coleman Shaina M. Coleman, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, passed into eternal life unexpectedly on February 5 at Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence. She was 30 years old. Shaina was born in Boston on March 22, 1982, a daughter of Joanne (Libby) Coleman and Stephen Coleman. She grew up in Charlestown where she...

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Obituaries 02-14-2013

February 17, 2013
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Kathleen ‘Kay’ Doherty Of Charlestown Kathleen F. “Kay” Doherty of Charlestown died on February 7. She was the devoted daughter of the late Mary (Burns) and Bernard Doherty; beloved sister of Joanne Doherty of Charlestown, Danny Doherty and his wife, Lilly of Saugus and the late Bernard, Tommy, and Johnny Doherty. She was also...

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Obituaries 01-31-2013

January 31, 2013
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John Brophy Of Hull, formerly of Charlestown John J. Brophy of Hull, formerly of Charlestown, passed away peacefully on January 12. He was the husband of the late Loretta Y.(Gravell) Brophy; father of Yvette DiFrummolo and her husband, Robert of Charlestown, Denise Mallozzi and her husband, Jim of Plymouth, Renee Bornheim and her husband,...

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Obituaries 01-17-2013

January 17, 2013
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Edward T. and Eleanor M. McFarland Memorial Funeral Mass on Saturday Edward T. McFarland of Revere died after a long illness at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose on July 23, 2012. His dear wife of 69 years, Eleanor M. (Valiante) McFarland, also of Revere and also a resident of Annemark Nursing Home in Revere,...

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Obituaries 01-10-2013

January 10, 2013
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Capt. John ‘Jack’ Rooney USAF (Retired) Capt, John T. “Jack” Rooney, USAF (Retired) of Centerville entered into rest on Monday, December 10. He was 77 years old. “Jack” was born on March 11, 1935 in Charlestown, to the late John T. Rooney and Teresa Collins Pollack.  He proudly served his country in the United...

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Obituaries 01-03-2013

January 4, 2013
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Jan McGinn Daughter of late  Chelsea Soldiers Home Commandant Jan (Quigley) McGinn of Concord, formerly of Chelsea and Charlestown, died on, December 30. She was the daughter of the late Commandant of the Chelsea Soldiers Home, John L. Quigley and his wife, Jean; wife of Paul O. McGinn; mother of Matthew R. and Benjamin...

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Obituaries 12-27-2012

December 27, 2012
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Henry Pat Welch Of Charlestown Henry Pat “Patsy” “Putzie” Welch of Charlestown died on December 24. Originally from Charlestown, he spent many years of his life in Somerville, Medford, Boston, Lakeville, and Battle Creek, Michigan. He was the cherished father of Mary Welch of Somerville, Patricia Welch and Patrick Welch, both of Lakeville and...

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Obituaries 12-20-2012

December 20, 2012
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Herbert Thompson Of Medford, formerly of Charlestown Herbert E. Thompson of Medford, formerly of Charlestown, died on December 16. The beloved husband of the late Hazel (Blood) Thompson, he was the devoted father of Herbert J. Thompson and Janet T. Gannon and a loving grandfather and father-in-law. Services were private. – Mary Griffis Hospital...

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Obituaries 12-13-2012

December 13, 2012
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Rose Carbonello Of Medford, formerly of Charlestown Rose M. (Carpenter) Carbonello of Medford, formerly of Charlestown, died on December 7. She was 67 years old. She was the beloved and loving wife of 47 years to Joseph S. Carbonello; devoted mother of Christopher and Greg Carbonello; beloved sister of Frank, Eddie and Helen Carpenter,...

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