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    ROBERT J. “BOB” HICKEY 8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Robert J. “Bob” Hickey, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, August 23, 2019 at his home in Charlestown. He was 88 years of age. Bob was born in Boston on July 15, 1931, a son of the late John P. Hickey and Mary A. (Lawn) Hickey. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School . Bob enlisted into the United States Army on January 23, 1951 and served his country with courage and honor during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged on September 7, 1952 with the rank of Corporal. Bob…

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    DAVID A. WEDGE 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Cambridge,MA / Wareham,MA

    David A. Wedge, a 20 year resident of Cambridge and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life following a 3 week illness with cancer on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He was 51 years of age. David was born in Somerville on April 18, 1968, a son of Paul Wedge and Maureen P. (Evers) Wedge. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated at St. John’s Parochial School in North Cambridge and St. Francis De Sales Parochial School in Charlestown. He graduated from Don Bosco Technical High School in Boston in 1986. David furthered his education by attending night school and graduated…

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    CWO WILLIAM V. “BILL” ROCHE (U.S. ARMY RET.) 8/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Rockland,MA / Boston,MA

    Retired Chief Warrant Officer William V. “Bill” Roche, a resident of Rockland and formerly of Townsend and Boston, entered into eternal life on Sunday August 18, 2019 at his home. He was 81 years of age. Bill was born in Boston on May 20, 1938, a son of the late Vincent J. Roche and Alice G. (Scott) Roche. He grew up in different sections of Boston, as well as, Nantasket and Winthrop. He graduated from Cathedral High School in Boston in 1955. Bill enlisted into the United States Army on June 13, 1955 and served his country with pride and honor as a helicopter pilot for 22 years, including in…

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    NEIL E. GILLIS JR. 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Neil E. Gillis Jr., a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 31 years of age. Neil was born in Cambridge on November 20, 1987, a son of Neil E. Gillis and Barbara (Mancuso) Matson. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School. Neil excelled in Charlestown youth hockey and Charlestown Pop Warner programs. Neil was an Apprentice with the Carpenters Union and was a member of the Carpenter’s Union Local # 328. He was also an avid Boston sports fan. Neil…

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    DANIEL W. KENT 7/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Daniel W. Kent, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at his residence in Charlestown. He was 61 years old. Daniel was born in Boston on March 13, 1958, a son of the late Daniel F. Kent and Catherine C. (Farley) Kent. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School. Daniel worked as an administrative assistant for many years. Daniel is the brother of Helen “Carlene” Jesionowski and her husband Bob, and James D. Kent and his wife Peggy. He is the nephew of Helen (Farley) Kelly and Joan…

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    JULIETTE J. “JULIE” (MARINO) QUINN 7/14/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Juliette J. “Julie” (Marino) Quinn, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at her home in Charlestown. She was 73 years of age. Julie was born in Revere on July 3, 1946, a daughter of the late Edward J. Marino and Rose M. (Iammarino) Marino. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated throughout the Boston Public School system. Julie volunteered her adult life to the former St. Catherine’s Parish in Charlestown where she would cook and house keep for the priests of the parish. She was a CCD Teacher, Lecturer and Eucharistic Minister for the church that she cared for and…

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    MAUREEN (LEAHY) QUINN 7/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Maureen (Leahy) Quinn, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at her home in Charlestown. She was 69 years of age. Maureen was born in Everett on March 17, 1950, a daughter of the late William P. Leahy and Alava (Schofield) Leahy. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1968. Maureen worked as a Billing Specialist for Partners Health Care and retired following 23 years of dedicated service. In her spare time she enjoyed playing Keeno at the Mt. Vernon Restaurant but most importantly in her life…

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    JOHN L. “JACKIE” SULLIVAN JR. 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    John L. “Jackie” Sullivan Jr., a lifelong Charlestown resident, entered into eternal life suddenly on Friday, July 5, 2019 at his home in Charlestown. He was 53 years of age. Jackie was born in Boston on July 22, 1965, a son of the late John “Jackie” Sullivan and Eileen (Bradley) DiNicola. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated at St. Catherine’s Parochial School and graduated from Newman Preparatory High School in 1983. Jackie enlisted into the United States Marine Corps in 1983 and served his country faithfully and with honor. He was honorably discharged on January 20, 1989 with the rank of Lance Corporal. Jackie worked as a…

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    JOHN J. “CLEM” DOHERTY 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    John J. “Clem” Doherty, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the North End Rehabilitation and Medical Center. He was 91 years of age. Clem was born in Boston on November 12, 1927, a son of the late Patrick Doherty and Margaret (Canney) Doherty. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School. He later attended Niagara University, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Clem entered into the United States Army on March 4, 1954 and served his country with pride and honor during the Korean Conflict. He was…

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    MAUREEN C. (CAPLES) DEROSA 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Brockton,MA

    Maureen C. (Caples) DeRosa, a 5 year resident of Brockton and a former resident of Charlestown, East Falmouth, South Yarmouth and Allston, entered into eternal life on Monday, July 1, 2019 at The Colonial Nursing Home in Weymouth. She was 79 years of age. Maureen was born in Boston on September 15, 1939, a daughter of the late James D. Caples and Mary E. (Codair) Caples. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated throughout the Boston Public School system. Maureen worked for several years at local banks in the area as a Clerk. She was a homemaker most of her adult life, caring for her family and appreciating…

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    ALICE H. (MAGUIRE) MARCELLA 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Alice H. (Maguire) Marcella in her 100th year, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Rosewood Alliance Health Care in Peabody. Alice was born in Boston on November 20, 1919, a daughter of the late Thomas Maguire and Anne (Carr) Maguire. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated at St. Mary’s Parochial School and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1937. Alice worked for many years as a Waitress at Blinstrub’s and Fantasia’s. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and line dancing. Alice’s biggest joy in her life were the family get together’s at the beach or the simple family dinners where…

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    BENIGNO C. ZARATE 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Benigno C. Zarate, a 43 year resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 75 years of age. Benigno was born on February 20, 1944 in Tarlac, Philippines, a son of the late Jose F. Zarate and Francisca (Capinding) Zarate. He grew up in Tarlac, Philippines where he was educated and graduated from Tarlac High School. He furthered his education and received his Bachelor of Science Degree. Benigno immigrated to the United States at the age of 18. He enlisted into the United States Coast Guard on February 2, 1967 and served his country of the United States…

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    ZELMA M. (KEPPLE) LACEY 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Zelma M. (Kepple) Lacey, a lifelong resident of Charlestown in her 102nd year who has been a ceaseless advocate for the senior population in her beloved neighborhood of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 17, 2019 at her home in Charlestown. Zelma was born in Boston on August 4, 1917, a daughter of the late John E. Kepple and Florence A. (Turner) Kepple. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1935. Zelma furthered her education in her later life and attended Bunker Hill Community College in her 70’s. Zelma worked as a receptionist…

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    WINIFRED M. “WINNIE” (GEYSEN) GAUTHIER 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Winifred M. “Winnie” (Geysen) Gauthier, a resident of Vero Beach, Florida and formerly of Charlestown and Woodstock, New Hampshire, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 3, 2019 in Vero Beach, Florida. She was 86 years of age. Winnie is the beloved wife of the late Leslie J. Gauthier. She is the devoted mother of Robert Gauthier and his wife Clare of Ipswich, New Hampshire, John Gauthier and his wife Dianna of Claremont, New Hampshire, Lesley Maher and her husband Joseph of Braintree, Frank Gauthier and his wife Linda of Somersworth, New Hampshire, Nancy Oliver and her husband Jeremy of Waco, Texas and the late Jeanne O’Connor and her surviving…

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    MARILYN H. “MAL” (AHEARN) GOGGIN 6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Marilyn H. “Mal” (Ahearn) Goggin, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, June 7, 2019 at her home in Charlestown. She was 74 years of age. Mal was born in Boston on September 2, 1944, a daughter of the late John Ahearn and Eleanor (Fitzpatrick) Ahearn. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated throughout the Boston Public School system. Mal worked as a Secretary for the Boston Public School Department and retired following over 25 years of dedicated service to the City of Boston. She enjoyed knitting, gardening and reading. Most of all in Mal’s life, she enjoyed the quality times she was able…

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    DANIEL F. “DANNY” LANE 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Daniel F. “Danny” Lane, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at his home in Charlestown. He was 77 years of age. Danny was born in Boston on July 6, 1941, a son of the late Daniel Lane and Mary E. (Doherty) Lane. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated throughout the Boston Public School system. He also attended art school in Amsterdam which he was very proud of admitting. Danny enlisted into the United States Army and served his country faithfully and with honor. Danny worked as a Concierge at a local hotel for many years. Danny was a…

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    KATHLEEN M. (SULLIVAN) PORTER 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Kathleen M. (Sullivan) Porter, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 80 years of age. Kathleen was born in Chelsea on January 16, 1939, a daughter of the late Daniel W. Sullivan and Phyllis M. (Hall) Sullivan. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated throughout the Boston Public School system. Kathleen worked for Schraffts Candy Company in Charlestown for several years before it’s closing in the 1970’s. Following her employment at Schraffts, Kathleen worked as a Senior Aide for the Kennedy Center in Charlestown. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing yazee. Kathleen…

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    JOSEPHINE L. (STUPPIELLO) McDONOUGH 5/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / North End,MA / Brighton,MA

    Josephine L. (Stuppiello) McDonough, a 45 year resident of Charlestown and formerly of Brighton and the North End of Boston, entered into eternal life suddenly on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at her home in Charlestown. She was 81 years of age. Josephine was born in Boston on June 18, 1937, a daughter of the late John Stuppiello and Vita (Vitale) Stuppiello. She grew up in the North End of Boston where she was educated at St. John’s Parochial School and graduated from Julia Billiard High School in the North End of Boston in 1955. She worked as a Medical Clerk at Boston City Hospital for 20 years. Josephine was very…

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    ROBERT H. “BOB” BRADY 5/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Robert H. “Bob” Brady, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at his home in Charlestown following a 2 week illness with cancer. He was 67 years of age. Bob was born in Everett on September 27, 1951, a son of the late Hugh “Red” Brady and Margaret (Downey) Brady. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1969. Bob worked alongside his father Red Brady and then solely in the family business of Brady’s Repair Appliance for over 30 years always helping the people of Charlestown and surrounding…

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    PATRICIA A. “PAT” (QUINN) FARRIS 5/10/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Patricia A. “Pat” (Quinn) Farris, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose. She was 96 years of age. Pat was born in Boston on April 10, 1923, a daughter of the late Stephen Quinn and Anna L. (Cotter) Quinn. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1941. Pat enlisted into the United States Navy on December 2, 1943 and served her country faithfully and with courage during World War II. She was honorably discharged on December 22, 1944 with the rank of V-10…

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    William J. Fleming Jr. 4/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    William J. Fleming Jr., a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday April 29, 2019 at his daughter’s residence in South Weymouth. He was 80 years of age. William was born in Boston on February 14, 1939, a son of the late William J. Fleming and Ellen (MacIlvaine)Fleming-Wilkins. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated at St. Mary’s Parochial School and in the Boston Public School system. William worked as a Machinist at the Domino Sugar Refinary in Charlestown for 15 years and at Whitings Milk Company for 15 years. He enjoyed driving around in his German made cars and drawing. He was a member…

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    JACLYN FEENEY 4/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Billerica,MA

    Jaclyn Feeney, an 8 year resident of Billerica and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at her home. She was 39 years of age. Jaclyn was born in Melrose on January 10, 1980, a daughter of the late William G. Feeney and Ann M. (Butler) Feeney. Jaclyn grew up in Charlestown and was educated at St. Rose Parochial School in Chelsea and graduated from Newman Preparatory High School. Jaclyn worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for Brewster Ambulance Company. She was an avid Boston sports fan and enjoyed watching all Bruins games. Jaclyn is the beloved daughter of the late retired Boston Firefighter…

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    TIMOTHY D. “TIMMY” McLAUGHLIN 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Timothy D. “Timmy” McLaughlin, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at The Boston Medical Center in Boston. He was 47 years of age. Timmy was born in Boston on October 24, 1971, a son of the late John E. McLaughlin and Theresa L. (Caldwell) McLaughlin. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system. Timmy worked as a painter and was a former member of the Painters Union. He enjoyed fishing in his spare time. Timmy is the beloved husband of the late Jillian M. (Doherty) McLaughlin. He is the beloved father of Jaden McLaughlin, Ava…

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    JAMES H. “Jim” ROONEY JR. 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    James H. “Jim” Rooney Jr., a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 76 years of age. Jim was born in Malden on March 25, 1942, a son of the late James H. Rooney and Catherine E. (Connolly) Rooney. He grew up in Charlestown where he attended St. Catherine’s Parochial School and graduated from the Boston Trade High School annex. He worked as a laborer and maintenence man at the Mishawum Park in Charlestown and at the Palmer and Parker Lumber Yard. Jim enjoyed hunting, collecting stamps, and collecting coins. He was a member of the Bunker…

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    RONALD M. “CHAMP” DiVOLA 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Ronald M. “Ronnie” DiVola, a resident of Epsom, NH and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life unexpectedly on Thursday, March 7, 2019. He was 53 years of age. Ronnie was born in Revere on November 19, 1965, a son of Rita (Currier) DiVola and the late Richard “Dickie” Divola. He was recently working as a longshoreman before his passing. Ronnie was a boxer in his youth and it remained one of his passions throughout his life. He was also an avid Boston sports fan. Ronnie is the beloved son of Rita (Currier) DiVola and the late Richard “Dickie” DiVola. He is the loving brother of Lisa DiVola and the…

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    ROSE M. (VENEZIA) GOCHAKOWSKI 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Rose M. (Venezia) Gochakowski passed away on March 11, 2019 after a decade long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born on October 26, 1941 to Raffaele E. and Agnes T. (Hayes) Venezia. She was raised in Charlestown and attended Charlestown public schools, graduating from Charlestown High School. She married the love of her life, Ronald “Peewee” Gochakowski on July 4, 1960 and they celebrated 56 years of marriage together before his passing in April of 2017. Rosie held many jobs over the years, including Fleet Bank, retiring from Foodmaster, but her most cherished job was that of being a Mom, and she devoted herself to her family. She vacationed…

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    FEDERICO ARROYO 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Federico Arroyo, a longtime resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Eastpointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chelsea. He was 89 years of age. Federico was born on December 30, 1939, a son of the late Luis Arroyo and Martina (Melendez) Arroyo. Federico is the loving husband of the late Margaret E. (Reid) Arroyo. He is the devoted father of Freddy Arroyo and hif wife Tricia, Tina Arroyo and her partner Patty Suprey, Ricky Arroyo, Sonja Arroyo, Terry Arroyo, Nano Arroyo, DeDe Arroyo, Ky Arroyo, and Tanie Leonard and her husband Michael. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Federico’s Funeral Mass in…

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    Margaret M. (Sullivan) Godfrey 3/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Margaret M. Godfrey (Sullivan) a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Wednesday March 6, 2019 at Mass General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was 65 years old. Born in Boston to the late James and Margaret (Curtis) Sullivan. Margaret attended St. Francis De Sales Elementry School in Charlestown and graduated high school from Rosary Academy in Watertown. She worked at the former B&M Railroad as a clerk for over 35 years. Wife of the late Robert G. Godfrey. Loving mother of Ryan R. Godfrey and his wife Lindsay of Stoneham. Dear sister of Jimmy Sullivan of Billerica, Jan Kiely of Charlestown and the late…

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    Mary E. “Mae” Killoran 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Belmont,MA

    Mary Etta “Mae” Killoran entered into eternal life on Tuesday March 5, 2019 at the Cardigan Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Scituate. She was 92 years of age. Born in Boston she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Beatrice (Kemp) Addison. Mary was a lifelong resident of Charlestown. She was educated in the Boston Public Schools and graduated from Charlestown High School. Mary enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with her family. She is the wife of the late Thomas V. Killoran and the loving mother of Daniel Hunter and his wife Kathleen of Belmont. Dear “Mae Mae” of Patrick Hunter and his wife Tracy , Barbara Hunter…

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    ANN MARIE (LANE) DONNELLY 2/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Haverhill,MA

    Ann Marie (Lane) Donnelly, a resident of Haverhill and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Monday, February 18, 2019 at her home in Haverhill. She was 63 years of age. Ann Marie was born in Boston on August 4, 1955, a daughter of the late James E. Lane and Ruth A. (Nolan) Lane. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1973. Ann Marie worked several jobs in her lifetime and was mostly a homemaker. Ann Marie is the beloved wife of Gregory M. Donnelly. She is the devoted mother of Karen Ferreira…

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    RITA A. (CONNOLLY) BRADY 2/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Rita A. (Connolly) Brady, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 92 years of age. Rita was born in Boston on October 17, 1926, a daughter of the late Martin Connolly and Abby (Connolly) Connolly. She grew up in Charlestown where she attended St. Catherine’s Parochial School and graduated from Charlestown High School. Rita worked as a clerk for over 35 years at the Sears Roebuck Company. Rita is the devoted wife of the late George Brady. She is the beloved sister of the late Agnes and Peggy Connolly. She is the loving aunt of Thomas…

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    JOHN E. “JACK” COLLINS JR. 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    John E. “Jack” Collins Jr., a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the North End Rehabilitation and Health Center. He was 76 years of age. Jack was born in Boston on December 22, 1942, a son of the late John E. Collins and Mildred R. (Cotter) Collins. He grew up in Charlestown where he attended St. Francis De Sales Parochial School and graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Cambridge in 1961. Jack worked as a warehouseman for Western Electric until his retirement. He then was a board member for the Telephone Workers Credit Union and later a toll collector at the…

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    JOHN F. COLLIER 1/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    John F. Collier, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Friday, January 25, 2019. He was 54 years of age. John was born in Somerville on October 14, 1964, a son of Robert H. Collier and Evelyn M. (O’Donnell) Collier. He grew up in Charlestown and was educated at St. Benedict’s Parochial School in Somerville, attended Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury and graduated from Arlington Catholic High School in Arlington in 1982. John was a Physical Trainer for many gyms in the Boston area up until his sudden death . John was always conscientious of his health and well being and took great pride…

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    JAMES P. “JIM” McGONIAGLE 1/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    James P. “Jim” McGoniagle, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. He was 87 years of age. Jim was born in Cambridge on April 6, 1931, a son of the late Patrick McGoniagle and Mary (Geary) McGoniagle. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated at St. Mary’s Parochial School and graduated from Malden Catholic High School in 1948. Jim enlisted into the United States Army on September 8, 1948 and served his country faithfully and with courage during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged on June 23, 1952 with the rank of Sergeant. Jim…

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    CLAIRE M. (PELTIER) DelMEDICO 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Claire M. (Peltier) DelMedico, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at her home in Charlestown. She was 63 years of age. Claire was born in Waltham on May 13, 1955, a daughter of the late John E. Peltier and Elizabeth F. (Richards) Peltier. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School. Claire was a homemaker most of her adult life and also began Claire’s Cleaning Company where she would clean houses in the Charlestown area. She enjoyed reading and was very active in the substance abuse programs associated…

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    JOAN M. (COLEMAN) HANSEN 1/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Joan M. (Coleman) Hansen, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 85 years of age. Joan was born in Boston on May 8, 1933, a daughter of the late Patrick J. Coleman and Mary (McCarthy) Coleman. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1951. Joan worked as an Aide in the Boston Public School system at the Harvard Kent School in Charlestown when it was first built in 1972 and then worked at the Edwards Middle School as an Aide…

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    DANIEL R. “MOE” DEVLIN 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Daniel R. “Moe” Devlin, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the North End Rehabilitation and Care Center in Boston. He was 72 years of age. Moe was born in Boston on July 1, 1946, a son of the late Harold W. Devlin and Mary V. (Quinn) Devlin. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system. Moe enlisted into the United States Army National Guard on October 10, 1963. He was honorably discharged on September 8, 1967 with the rank of Specialist while serving his country with pride and honor during the Vietnam Conflict. Moe…

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    BARBARA A. (PETERS) KELLY 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Barbara A. (Peters) Kelly, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at her home in Charlestown. She was 83 years of age. Barbara was born in Malden on April 30, 1935, a daughter of the late Arthur Peters and Jane E. (Nolan) Peters. She grew up in Charlestown where she attended St. Mary’s Parochial school and graduated from Charlestown High School. Barbara worked for 30 years as an office manager with Dr. Michaelson, and 15 years with Dr. Daniel Sokol. She enjoyed people and her neighborhood. Barbara was always thoughtful of everyone else. Barbara is the beloved wife of 63 years to the…

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    JANE T. (WOJCESHONEK) DUNCAN 1/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Jane T. (Wojceshonek) Duncan, a 70 year resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home in Chelsea. She was 86 years of age. Jane was born in Claremont, New Hampshire on November 15, 1932, a daughter of the late Julian Wojceshonek and Stephania (Krasowski) Wojceshonek. Jane grew up in Claremont, New Hampshire where she was educated in the Claremont Public School system and graduated high school there. Jane was a homemaker most of her adult life where she dedicated herself to her husband, children and their families. Jane is the beloved wife of the late William B. Duncan. She is…