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    Ruth B. A. Murphy-Rice 4/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA

    Murphy–Rice, Ruth B.A. of Jamaica Plain April 15, 2018. Beloved mother of Michelle Rice of Dedham and Christina Rice of Dedham. Devoted Nana of Richard Hiltz, Giovanni DeBenedictis and the soon to be Caleb Donovan. Former spouse of Robert Rice of Dedham. Loving sister of Cathy Murphy of Jamaica Plain and John Murphy of Watertown. Also survived by a loving group of friends and extended family. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. West Roxbury on Friday April 20th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours on Thursday 4pm – 8pm. Relatives and friends respectfully invited.…

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    Bridget (Lynch) Walsh 3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA

    WALSH, Bridget (Lynch) of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Tuam, Co. Galway, March 27, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Dick Walsh. Loving mother of the late Julie Walsh. Loving aunt of John Joe and Ann Walsh of Needham, Mike and Ginny Walsh of Hanover and many devoted nieces and nephews from Ireland, England, and New Zealand. The family would like to thank the staff at the German Home for their exceptional care and love for Bridie throughout her stay. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Wednesday, April 4th at 9 am, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 10…

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    Charles Michael Campion 3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Brookline,MA / Boston,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA

    Campion, Charles Michael (Chuck) of Brookline, passed away surrounded by his family on March 7, 2018. Beloved husband of Heather (Pars) Campion. Loving father of Maxwell P. Campion of Boston and Courtney Leigh Campion of Atlanta. Devoted son of Mary Donlan Richard of Falmouth. Loving brother of Rosella Campion and Jonathan Smith of Boston, Suzanne Campion and Raymond Carvey of Falmouth, Tracy Campion and Bernard Greene of Boston, Leigh Campion McInerney and Thomas McInerney of Centerville and Christian Richard of Weymouth. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visiting hours will be held in St. Cecilia Church, 18 Belvidere St, Boston, on Tuesday, March 13, from…

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    Margaret R. McEvilla 3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA / Boston,MA

    McEVILLA, Margaret Rose Of Waltham formerly of Jamaica Plain, March 2, 2018. Predeceased by her sister, Mary M. McLaughlin and late brother in law George L. McLaughlin. Boston school teacher for over 40 years at the John D. Philbrick Elementary School. Loving aunt of Carol Feeney and her husband Stephen of Woburn, Robert L. McLaughlin and his wife Jeanne of Acton, John E. McLaughlin and his wife Deborah A. of Westford and Maura L. Pallera and her husband John A. of Acton. Grandaunt of Caitlin, Siobhan, Cara, Stephen Jr., Robert P., Erin, Aislinn M. and Bryce J. Family and friends will gather at the Robert J. Lawler and Crosby Funeral…

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    Montas Solon 2/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA

    Mr. Montas Solon of Jamaica Plain passed away on February 4, 2018. Beloved husband of Marie (Viliane). Devoted father of Marceline “Ti Rose”, JeanYves, “Rico”Uvinss Pierre, Elcie, and Diess Pierre Solon. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and his siblings Femie, Andrine, Marthe, Mayotte and Rameau. The family will receive visitors at Saint Angela’s Church, 1548 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan on Friday, February 9 at 9 am. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am. Burial will take place at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Roslindale.

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    Christopher McDonough 1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA / Boston,MA / West Roxbury,MA / Portland,ME

    McDONOUGH, Christopher M. “Chris” 59 of Portland, ME, died suddenly on Monday, January 8, 2018. Chris was born on September 19, 1958, in Boston, the son of the late Francis X. and Eleanor P. (Higgins) McDonough. Chris grew up on Moss Hill in Jamaica Plain, Boston, with his eight siblings. He attended local schools, including Boston Latin School, graduating in the Class of 1977. He graduated from Providence College with a degree in Business Accounting in 1981. As a teen, Chris worked as a caddy at The Country Club in Brookline and subsequently developed a passion for playing golf. Chris moved to Kennebunk, ME in 1992 and eventually settled in…

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    Brigid P. (McDonagh) Lydon 1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA

    LYDON, Brigid P. (McDonagh) of Walpole formerly of Jamaica Plain and Leiterard Carna, County Galway, Ireland, January 12, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Coleman J. “Coley” Lydon. Loving mother of Joseph and his wife Ann of Dorchester, Sean and his wife Keri of Roslindale, Colm and his wife Colleen of Jamaica Plain, Mathias and his wife Debra of Walpole, Padraic and his wife Kathleen of Roslindale, Liam and his wife Sonia of Jamaica Plain, Deirdre and her husband Patrick Welch of Walpole and the late Baby Boy Lydon. Also survived by 19 devoted grandchildren and the late great-grandchildren Leah and Coleman. Devoted Sister of Ellen “Nell” Kenny, Nan O’Neil,…

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    Michele DiBenedetto Micheli 12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Boston,MA / Roslindale,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA

    Michele DiBenedetto Micheli, 47, of Hyde Park. Mother of Christopher and Kayla Eldridge of Haverhill. Beloved daughter of the late Nancy DiBenedetto and Carmine DiBenedetto. Sister of Lynne Ortiz and husband Rafael, Richard DiBenedetto and wife Julia, Lori DiBenedetto, Lisa Wilson and husband Rick, Nancy DiBenedetto and long time companion Mark Falco, also preceded by the late Vincent DiBenedetto. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday January 6, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in The Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St. West Roxbury, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment private. www.lawlerfuneralhome.com

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    Joseph Paul O’Malley, M.D. 12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA

    O’MALLEY, Joseph Paul, Sr. M.D., Age 87 of Bethesda, MD, formerly of Jamaica Plain, December 12, 2017. Beloved husband of Elaine M. O’Malley (Corcoran) for 63 years. Loving father of Joseph P., Jr., Stephen, Julie Smith and her husband Randall, Philip, and the late James and David. Grandfather of Trisha Calomino and her husband Michael. Great-grandfather of Claire Calomino. Joseph graduated from Holy Cross College in 1951 and Harvard Medical School in 1956. He worked for the National Institutes of Health as a Commissioned Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service from July 1, 1957 to December 31, 1978. Following that he worked for the American Red Cross until 1992.…

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    Luco J. LaCambria 12/3/2017 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA / West End,MA

    LaCambria, Luco J. of Jamaica Plain and Jacksonville Beach, FL, formerly of the West End. December 3, 2017. Adored husband of Cornelia A. Kelley LaCambria. Devoted son of the late Antonio and Josephine (Tampone) LaCambria and wonderful brother to Anthony F. LaCambria. Devoted nephew of Frank LaCambria. Well-respected brother-in- law of Thomas and Rosemary Kelley Boyle of Dunstable, MA. Special “Dad” of the Bernard family of Jacksonville, FL and special “nephew” of Paula A. Power of Quincy, MA. Also survived by many cousins. Luco retired from Boston Latin Academy as a Guidance Counselor. He loved fishing, lobstering, traveling, cooking and the Red Sox. Late secretary of the Brenner, Jr group…

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    Elizabeth A. (Tosti) Mulry 11/5/2017 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA / Roslindale,MA

    Mulry, Elizabeth A. (Tosti). of West Roxbury and Gloucester, formerly of Jamaica Plain, November 5, 2017. Beloved wife of the late James J. Mulry. Loving mother of Karen M. Hickman and her husband Barry of West Roxbury, Donna M. Martel and her husband Douglas and their children Clement, Elizabeth, and Jason of San Diego, CA, Sheila M. Delamere and her husband Mark and their son Mark, Jr. of West Roxbury, Jim J. Mulry and his wife Laura and their children James III, Paige, John and Natalie of West Roxbury, and Joseph J. Mulry and his wife Mary and their children Riley, JJ, and Maggie of West Roxbury. Also survived by…

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    William Kenney 10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Roslindale,MA / Boston,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA

    Kenney, William P. (Bibby/Billy/Big Billy/Uncle Billy/Grampy) of Naples, Florida, formerly of Brookline, West Roxbury and Westwood, passed away peacefully on October 24 with his loving wife Patricia and daughter Marie beside him, following an illness. Billy was a Marine Corps veteran, serving proudly in Okinawa, Japan and in the Philippines. Following military service, he was appointed to the Boston Police Department in 1964 where he proudly served the City of Boston for 39 years until his retirement in 2002. Billy is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years Patricia “Patsy” Kenney (formerly Banks) and his cherished children William P., Jr. of the Massachusetts State Police and daughter Marie Gilroy…

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    Francis W. Gens 10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA / West Roxbury,MA / Boston,MA / Roslindale,MA

    Gens, Francis William Of Jamaica Plain and Humarock Beach, passed away October 23, 2017, at the age of 100. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 66 years, Winifred (Doyle), and his dear parents, Louise (Foley) and Frank Gens, and loving brother, Louis R. Gens. Wonderful father of Marylou Greene and her husband Jim of Jamaica Plain, Timothy Gens and his wife Madeleine of Weston, Frank Gens and his wife Marcia of Lexington; and Lisa Gens and Philip Gens of Jamaica Plain. Cherished grandfather of Lauren and Chris Petrigno, Kathryn Greene, James Greene, Jamie and Merrill Langley, Kathleen Gens, Dylan Gens, Christopher Gens, Russell Gens and Andrew Gens. Loving great-grandfather of…

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    Sandra (“Sande”) Lee Haas 10/28/2017 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA

    Sandra (“Sande”) Lee Haas was born on July 10, 1954 in Lancaster, PA. Sande graduated from Penn Manor High School in her hometown of Millersville, PA. She was an accomplished artist, winning many awards, and played the clarinet. She spent summers at the pool as a lifeguard and danced at splash parties. Sande made friends wherever she went and was most in her element working with people. She worked frequently in hospitality and food service, where she enjoyed meeting visitors from all over the world. She also worked in high-end retail, where her gift of gab came in handy. She joked frequently and had a mischievous and irreverent sense of…

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    Jean Marie (Regan) Spellman 4/26/2016 Jamaica Plain, MA

    Spellman, Jean Marie (Regan) Of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Mission Hill, April 26, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Richard Spellman. Loving mother of Robert and Ann Marie Barragan Burns of Hollister, CA and Christopher Spellman of Jamaica Plain. Loving daughter of the late Mary “Juice” Regan. Dear sister of Mary Lou Sweeney and her husband John of Wells Beach, ME, Vincent Regan and his wife Carol of TN, Patricia Bonin of Pawtucket, RI, Kathleen Regan of CA, and the late Lillian McCarthy of Mansfield. Loving aunt of Julia Richardson and her husband David of CA. Cherished grandmother of Marianna Barragan Burns of Hollister, CA. Long life friend of Betty…

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    Doris A. Skaletsky 4/5/2016 Sherborn, MA / Jamaica Plain, MA / West Newton, MA

    SHERBORN: Doris A. Skaletsky, age 80, a former West Newton and Boston resident and retired bank officer, died peacefully at her longtime Sherborn home on April 5, 2016. Daughter of the late John and Mary (Bess) Skaletsky, she is survived by her brother, John Paul Skaletsky of Sherborn and many nieces, nephews and their families. Her funeral will be from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common on Friday, April 15th at 9:00AM with a Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Patrick’s Church, 44 East Central Street, Natick, at 10:00AM. View Full Notice → Doris A. Skaletsky 4/5/2016 Sherborn, MA / Jamaica Plain, MA…

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    Regina A. (Riordan) Towner 3/23/2016 Jamaica Plain, MA

    TOWNER, Regina A. (Riordan) of Jamaica Plain, March 23, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Towner. Loving Mother of Timothy P. Towner of Jamaica Plain, Jo Anne Towner Santilli and her husband Philip of Jamaica Plain, Rosemary Towner McCluskey and her husband Steven of Mission Hill, Kathleen Peak and her husband Andrew of Quincy. Devoted Nana of James Perry, Sabrina Perry, Natalie Morales. Great Grand Nana of Nadja, Edward, Christian, Sofia, Angelina, Dany, Layla, Anastasia, and Kaylee. Great-Great Nana of Malia. Sister of the late Edna Parker, Marion Mellon, Charles Riordan, and Donna Riordan. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at the William J. Gormley Funeral…

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    Patricia J. (Stenson) Farrell 3/4/2016 Jamaica Plain, MA

    Farrell, Patricia J. (Stenson) of Jamaica Plain March 4, 2016. Beloved wife of the late John J. Farrell. Loving mother of Kathleen and her husband Florindo DeRoma of Hyde Park, Timothy J. and his wife Rosemary of Walltownship, NJ, Patricia and her husband Stephen Shields of Weymouth, Mary and her husband Edward Hickey of Norton and Lisa and her husband William O’Brien of West Roxbury. Also survived by 13 loving grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Sister of the late Mary McDonough, Rita Shea and Catherine Balbanis. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. West Roxbury on Friday morning March…

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    Ruth (Quinn) DeCelles 3/1/2016 Jamaica Plain, MA

    DeCelles, Ruth A. (Quinn ) of Jamaica Plain formerly of Brookline March 1, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Richard T. DeCelles . Loving Mother of Donna M. of Jamaica Plain . Dear sister of Rita Keneally and the late Marie Austin and Stephen Quinn. Sister in law of Joseph DeCelles. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday morning March 4th from 10:15 – 11:00 at the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY. Followed by a Funeral Mass in the Holy Name Church at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu…

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    Krystyna Szurgocinski 2/28/2016 Jamaica Plain, MA

    Beloved wife of the late Leonard Szurgocinski. Loving mother of Leonard M. and his wife Teresa A. Szurgocinski of Whitinsville. Also survived by 2 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral from the Scally & Trayers Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant Street, Dorchester Friday at 9am. Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, So. Boston, at 10:00am. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8pm. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. View Full Notice → Krystyna Szurgocinski 2/28/2016 Jamaica Plain, MA

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    Helen Valerio 1/9/2016 Jamaica Plain, MA

    Helen Valerio, age 61, of Jamaica Plain, on January 9, 2016. Visiting hours will be held at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home, 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA station) Jamaica Plain on Monday January 18 from 4-6 PM. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. View Full Notice → Helen Valerio 1/9/2016 Jamaica Plain, MA

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    Clara Fortis 10/23/2015 West Roxbury, MA / Jamaica Plain, MA / Roxbury, MA / Boston, MA / Westwood, MA

    Clara Fortis of Everett, MA, formerly of El Salvador died October 23, 2015. She was 84. Beloved wife of the late Marcos Castro. Loving mother of Marcos Castro. Visiting hours in the Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St. West Roxbury on Thursday October 28, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Funeral service at 1:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment St. Michael Cemetery. www.lawlerfuneralhome.com View Full Notice → Clara Fortis 10/23/2015 West Roxbury, MA / Jamaica Plain, MA / Roxbury, MA / Boston, MA / Westwood, MA

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    Lydia Gonzalez 10/25/2015 Jamaica Plain, MA

    Lydia Gonzalez, age 67, of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, on October 25, 2015. Loving wife of Cecilio Gonzalez. Visiting hours will be held at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Thursday October 29 from 6-9 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 14 Montebello Rd. Jamaica Plain on Friday October 30 (time will be announced soon). Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park. View Full Notice → Lydia Gonzalez 10/25/2015 Jamaica Plain, MA

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    Jack W. Gubbins (Sr.) 9/27/2015 Pembroke, MA / Fort Myers, FL / Honolulu, HI / Jamaica Plain, MA / Sunnyvale, CA

    Jack W. Gubbins, (Sr.), passed away in Hingham’s Pat Roche Hospice Home early Sunday morning, September 27, 2015, from lung cancer. He was attended by his two sons, Jack Jr. and Bill, and his daughter-in-law, Robin. Born in Bellingham, WA, in 1920, he was until very recently a resident of Fort Myers, FL and earlier Sunnyvale, CA, and many years ago, Jamaica Plain, MA. His favorite place was Honolulu, HI, where he stayed part of every year that he could manage. Husband of Mary, whom he will now meet in heaven, father of sons, Jack Jr. (Robin) and Bill (Sue); many grandchildren (on both coasts) and several great-grandchildren, all of…

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    Michael Curran 9/4/2015 Jamaica Plain, MA

    Curran, Michael of Jamaica Plain formerly of County Galway, Ireland, Sept. 4th, 2015. Loving brother of Barbara and her late husband Martin Naughton of West Roxbury, Timothy Curran of County Galway, Ireland and the late Nora Curran. Devoted uncle of Maureen Barden, Barbara Needham and Terri Shaker. Also survived by several great nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. West Roxbury on Wed. morning Sept. 9th at 9am. Followed by a Funeral Mass in the Holy Name Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Tues. 4pm – 8pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made…