Obituaries

Obituaries 07-12-2012

July 16, 2012
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Michael Burton Charlestown Resident Michael J. Burton of Charlestown died suddenly on July 7. He was 51 years old. He was the loving father of Bridget Burton; beloved son of Judy M. (Ring) Burton and the late Robert E. Burton; devoted brother of Kathy Riley and her husband, Richard, Nancy Murphy, Robert Burton Jr....

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Obituaries 06-28-2012

June 29, 2012
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Paul Smith Of Reading, formerly of Charlestown Paul F. Smith of Reading, formerly of Charlestown, died on June 20. He was the beloved husband of Alice G. (Swales) Smith; devoted father of Joann Smith of Charlestown, Paul F. Smith, Jr. and his wife, Wilma of Lynn, Wayne Smith and his wife, Catherine of Oregon...

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Obituaries 06-21-2012

June 22, 2012
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Dr. Robert Harney, Jr. Award Winning Sports Physician  Dr. Robert A. Harney Jr., of Winthrop, died peacefully on June 13 after a courageous battle with cancer. A graduate of the University of Guadalajara and Boston University Schools of Medicine, Dr. Harney was a well respected orthopedic surgeon in the Boston area for over 25...

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Obituaries – 06-14-2012

June 15, 2012
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Janet McNelley Of Chelsea, formerly of Charlestown Janet McNelley of Chelsea, formerly of Charlestown, died on June 8. She was the devoted and loving companion for 30 years to Peter J. McEachern; dear sister of Carol, George, Warren “Mac” and Edward and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service in...

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Obituaries 06-07-2012

June 7, 2012
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Hyman ‘Hy’ Osvar A Giving Man with Gifted Intelligence Hyman J. “Hy” Osvar died on May 31. He was 92 years old. The husband of Charlotte Berger Osvar, the couple would have celebrated their 59th anniversary on October 25, 2012. “Hy” was born April 23, 1920 in Winthrop to the late Aaron and Rose...

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Obituaries 05-31-2012

May 31, 2012
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Maria Kelley  Of Charlestown, formerly of Germany Maria M. (Sigl) Kelley of Charlestown, formerly of Germany, died on May 25. She was 53 years old. She was the loving wife of 18 years to Michael G. Kelley; beloved daughter of Maria (Rest) Sigl and the late Joseph Sigl of Germany; devoted sister of Michael...

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Obituaries 05-24-2012

May 25, 2012
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Paul Brassil Lifelong resident Paul Brassil, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, passed into eternal life on Tuesday, May 22, at The Whidden Hospital in Everett following an extended illness. He was 68 years old. Paul was born in Somerville on December 20, 1943, one of 14 children to the late Thomas E. Brassil and...

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Obituaries 05-17-2012

May 17, 2012
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James Whelton, MD Tufts Professor James A. Whelton, M.D. of Wayland, who served 25 years as chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and was a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine died peacefully surrounded by his beloved family on Saturday, May 12. Dr. Whelton was born...

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Obituaries 05-10-2012

May 10, 2012
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Edward Giguere  Of New Hampshire, formerly of Charlestown Edward C. Giguere of Manchester, NH, formerly of Charlestown, died on May 2 after a long illness. He was 62 years old. He retired in 2006 as a result of disabilities after 29 years of service as a shipper with Arthur Blank & Company. He was...

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Obituaries 05-03-2012

May 3, 2012
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Doris Umbro Of Malden, formerly of Charlestown Doris M. (Spinney) Umbro of Malden, formerly of Charlestown, died in the Melrose – Wakefield Hospital on April 27 after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer with her loving family by her side. Born on November 7, 1934 in East Boston, she was the daughter...

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