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    Martha “Honey” Charlotte Roberts Small, 86

      Martha “Honey” Charlotte Roberts Small died April 27 at the age of 86. She was born in Boston to James F. Roberts and Bertha E. Platt-Roberts on December 25, 1932 and raised in Roxbury by her parents, and influenced by her grandmother Minnie Canty-Platt and several aunts. She was one of 15 children, and given the nickname “Honey” as an infant by her father. She attended Boston Public Schools, graduating from Girls High School. Soon after, she married her high school sweetheart Joseph N. Small, Sr. in 1951, and began their family of six children, raising them together in Duxbury. She was a loving and devoted mother, who attended…

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    Anthony F LaGreca Sr., 96

      Anthony F. LaGreca Sr. passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side. Born Jan. 31, 1923 in Marlborough to Onofrio and Anna (Santosperio) LaGreca, being the youngest of 11. Moving to Cambridge in his early youth, his family then came to Duxbury, when he was 13. He attended the Duxbury school system and graduated in 1940. He then enlisted into the Army and served overseas in Germany, Belgium and France as a gunner and a rifleman. He served in the Battle of the Bulge, and received numerous medals including the CIB Combat Infantry Badge. Returning home, he started a poultry business with his brother Nick. They…

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    Mary Danforth Lozier, 82

      Mary Danforth Lozier, 82, passed away peacefully in hospice, Thursday, March 28. Mary was born in Castine, Maine, to Roger and Ethelyn Danforth on May 25, 1936. She attended Northfield Mount Hermon School and Colby College. Though a “Mainer” through and through, Mary has been a resident of Duxbury for the past 53 years. She enjoyed a long career in real estate sales and management. Mary loved spending time with her family and pets, maintaining connections to lifelong friends, traveling, books, movies, art, Duxbury Beach, gardening, golf, photography and cooking. Mary is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Tucker, son-in-law Richard, grandsons Rick and Jake of Freeport, Maine, daughter Anne…

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    Jane Hohmann Krahmer, 80

      Jane Hohmann Krahmer, 80, passed away on April 22. Born Nov. 24, 1938, to Louis and Alice Hohmann of Holland, Michigan. She was reared in Holland with her sisters Mary Alice Hohmann, Anne Hohmann Copps, and Louise Hohmann Mc- Neive. She attended St. Louis University where she majored in mathematics. Upon graduation, she moved to Boston with her sister Anne and worked as a computer programmer for Honeywell Corp where she met her husband Al, a widower and father. They were united in matrimony Feb. 27, 1965 and moved to Duxbury. She became an instant mother to Frances Penelope (Penny) Krahmer. She later had two more children, Charles (Chad)…

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    James H. Goddard III, 70

    James H. Goddard III, formerly of Duxbury, passed away on April 19 from complications related to Parkinson’s disease. Jim was the son of James H. Goddard, II and Nancy (Leonard) Goddard of Duxbury. Jim graduated from Duxbury High School in 1967 and attended Bentley College. He became a lead software specialist at the TJX Companies, Inc. prior to retiring in 2012. He resided in Ashburnham at the time of his passing. Jim is survived by his wife of 18 years, Marlene (Conroy) Goddard, his father James H. Goddard II of Chatham and Vero Beach, Florida and his brother John H. Goddard of Ayer. He was predeceased by his mother Nancy…

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    Amelia Kelly, 89

    Amelia “Emily” Kelly of Duxbury passed away on April 16 at the age of 89. A memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 384 Court St., Plymouth on Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.

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    Catherine M. Grant, 95

      Catherine M. Grant, 95, of Duxbury, passed away Friday, April 26. Catherine was a beloved nanny to many, many children over the course of her lifetime. She loved to travel and always lent a helping hand to anyone in need. Her contagious smile and fun-loving spirit will be missed by many adoring friends and family members. Catherine is survived by her two loving families. The Botieris, Cheryl and Michael Botieri, their son and daughter-in-law, Mike Botieri and Ashley Botieri, daughter and sonin law Elizabeth (Botieri) Burroughs and Evon Burroughs, son Matthew Botieri, and daughter Sarah Botieri, and the Jenkins, Allison and Marc Jenkins and their three sons, Cole, Tyler,…

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    Per H. Nylen, 90

      Per H. Nylen of Dorchester, passed away peacefully at home on April 17, at the ripe old age of 90. Per leaves his treasured wife of 58 years, Margaret (Peg) Flynn Nylen, and five children, Ellen Nylen of Worcester, Susan Nylen and her husband Roberto Quesada Diaz of Malden, Carl Nylen and his wife Lisa of Ipswich, Peter Nylen and his wife Kerry of Portland, Oregon, and Paul Nylen of Portland, Oregon. Per is also survived by seven much-loved grandchildren, Amalia, Sarah, Nicolás, Lucía, Emily, Manuel and Finn. He is pre-deceased by his parents Mauritz and Asta (Norling) Nylen, brothers Gustav and Lars, and sisters Karin and Helen. Per…

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    Anna James, 73

    Anna James, 73, of Duxbury passed away on April 12 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. Anna was born in Brockton and raised on Cape Cod. She graduated from Barnstable High School in 1964 and went on to earn her nursing degree from Children’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1968. A majority of her career was spent working at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the burn/trauma ICU, retiring in 2006. In her free time, Anna enjoyed gardening, going to yard sales, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. Anna was the beloved daughter of the late Leonard and Elinor Winberg of Duxbury, predeceased by…

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    Susan C. Mangione, 85

      Susan (Sue) C. Mangione, 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 14, after a yearlong battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Donald and Margret Cady. Sue was a graduate of Bucknell University and was a 33-year resident of Duxbury. She is survived by her husband Francis, her brother Steven Cady and his wife Madge, her son Mark and his wife Julie of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, and her son John and his wife Terri of Amherst, New York. She is also survived by four grandchildren and one great grandson. Sue was a long-time member of the League of Women Voters and volunteered with the organization wherever she lived.…

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    John J. Doherty, 81

    John J. Doherty, 81, of Duxbury, passed away on April 12. He was the beloved husband of Laura (Ricketson) Doherty. He was also a loving father his children, Laura and her husband Paul Taberner, Heather and her husband Michael Comerford, and Alison and her husband Scott Estabrooks. He was the son of the late Dorothy and John Doherty, and brother to Dorothy Kenny and her husband the late Gerald Kenny, and brother to the late David Doherty and his wife the late Catherine Doherty. He was brother in law to Stephanie Mendelson. He was also the cherished grandfather to Chase, Austin, Hope, Aidan, Molly, Kameron, Cody, Connor, and Christopher. John…

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    Frederick Ellsworth Pratt, 86

      Frederick Ellsworth Pratt, 86, of Duxbury, passed on peacefully at Queen Ann’s Nursing Home on April 10. He was the beloved husband of the late Sarah (Schubert) Pratt, father to CindyAnn Pratt of Halifax, the late R. Michael Pratt, Andrew and wife Robin Pratt of Duxbury, brother to the late Helen Pratt, Alan and wife Maryellen Pratt of Waterloo NY. He is also survived by three grandsons, five great grandchildren, four nieces and four nephews. Fred was born Dec. 30, 1932 to the late Clara (Fritz) and Burton Pratt. He grew up in Halifax. He joined the Navy Seabees in 1952 and served for four years. He and Sarah…

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    Kellie Poirier, 49

      Kellie Poirier was born January 8, 1970 and took her last breath on earth March 27, 2019. She was at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital- Plymouth surrounded by her family. Kellie grew up in Duxbury, and she graduated from DHS in 1988. Since birth, Kellie has fought a brave battle with congenital heart disease. Her case was totally unique. Robin Lualdi, a Duxbury school counselor, worked arduously to bring Kellie and the family through the school years. Kellie’s 49 years were invested in the lives of so many. Her greatest joy was her son, Jonathan Dacosta. Medically it was impossible to carry a baby, but her life was filled with…

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    Henry P. Reynolds, Jr., 94

      Henry Philip Reynolds, Jr. of Duxbury passed away peacefully in the company of his children on April 14. He was 94 years old. He was the son of Henry P. Reynolds and Laura McGuire Reynolds, Henry (Hank) was raised in Wellesley and graduated from Wellesley High School in 1943. He served in the U.S. Army, landed on Utah Beach in the summer of 1944 and marched across France into Germany, helping to liberate towns and villages from wartime occupation. After the war, he studied mechanical engineering at Brown University (’50) where he met his wife of 59 years, Alice Gertrude Farrell of West Warwick, Rhode Island. Together they raised…

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    Lynn Tisdall Tenney, 75

      Lynn Tisdall Tenney, born in Newport, Rhode Island on April 4, 1944, the only child of the late Dr. Oliver and Nancy Thompson Tisdall. She graduated from Rogers High School as a member of the class of 1961 and following graduation, attended Barrington College. In 1970, Lynn married David A. Tenney. Together they lived in Foxboro, and Berkley Heights, New Jersey before finally settling in Duxbury, where they raised their family. With six children, their home was often full of friends, family and laughter. Lynn always prepared enough food for an army and her kitchen was always a good place for an after-school snack. Their dinner table was known…

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    Susan M. Johnson, 81

      Susan M. Johnson, 81, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 5. She was born January 18, 1938 in Plymouth and was raised in Duxbury. As the daughter of the harbormaster, Susan enjoyed many summers of clamming and fishing. She graduated from Duxbury High School and attended the University of Alabama. Susan had a successful career as Vice President of Warner Amex Cable in Long Beach, California. After returning to Massachusetts in the early 1990s to care for her son, who sadly lost his battle with cancer, she founded Beach Plums Consignment shop in Norwell. Susan was very dedicated to this business, which she owned for 20 years. Susan was…

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    Robert A. George

    Robert (Bob) A. George of Duxbury, formerly of Weymouth and Quincy, died April 6. Bob worked as an I.T. professional for many years. Bob enjoyed traveling, working on cars, repairing computers, helping others, and being a papa. His family was the foundation of all that was important to him. He will be deeply missed. He was the beloved husband of Jane (Ward) George, the devoted father of Timothy and his wife Samantha, Brian, and Devin and his fiancée Leah. He was the cherished papa of Jessica and loving brother of Patricia DiTullio. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, April 11…