• Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Nancy Newberry

    Nancy Newberry Dorchester Nancy E. (Johnson) Newberry of Dorchester, September 8, 2019. Wife of the late James Newberry. Beloved mother of Tanya Greene of Pinson, AL, Natasha and Kewon Colvin both of Boston. Dear sister of John Johnson, Elizabeth Carrick, Viola Lesley and Cornelius Johnson. She is survived by 6 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson, nieces, nephews, extended family and a host of friends. Nancy’s gentle hands, bright smile, and love given by God was felt by all. She will be gre…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Daphne Eubanks

    Daphne Eubanks Boston Daphne Hawley Eubanks of Boston, September 9, 2019. Lifelong Boston resident and successful career woman. Daughter of the late Beatrice (Walker) and Clarence Eubanks. Beloved aunt of Anthony Eubanks and his wife Miriam of Onset. She is survived by other relatives and friends. A private memorial observance is planned.   When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Barbara Borden-Smith

    Barbara Borden-Smith Brockton Barbara Ann. Borden-Smith 69 of Brockon, departed this earthly life on September 2, 2019.  Beloved wife of Melvin L. Smith of Brockton.  Loving mother of Tina Feagin of Dorchester, Keon Borden of MA, Angela Feagon of MA and Bobby Feagin, Sr. of MA.  She is also survived by a loving host of other family members and dear friends. Barbara Ann. Borden-Smith 69 of Brockon, departed this earthly life on September 2, 2019.  Beloved wife of Melvin L. …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Dorise Chase

    Dorise Chase Cambridge Dorise P. “Dee” Chase 49 of Cambridge, September 4, 2019.  Mother of Ananda Milliken and Aaron Chase both of Cambridge.  Dear grandmother of 7.  Special sister of Dara Chase and Paul Chase both of MA.  She is also survived by a loving host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, other relatives and dear friends. Dorise P. “Dee” Chase 49 of Cambridge, September 4, 2019.  Mother of Ananda Milliken and Aaron Chase both of Cambridge.  Dear …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Yolanda Neville

    Yolanda Neville Foxboro Yolanda Annette, (Finch) Neville 54, of Foxboro, MA, passed away on August 22, 2019  after a long struggle with a very rare cancer.  She was born in Boston, MA, on February 15, 1965, daughter of the late Elisha and  Laura Finch. She is survived by her husband of thirty one years, Steven Neville, her three sons, Stephan, Malcolm and Jaris Neville, daughter-in-love Christine Clarita (Lanagan) Neville and her beloved aunt, Arthur Dale Bizzell. She is also s…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Angela Hemingway

    Angela Hemingway Angela Hemingway passed away peacefully on August 28, 2019, after battling a terminal illness. She was surrounded by her loving family at the time of her passing. She is survived by her father Herman W. Hemingway, her sister Myra Hemingway, her nieces Amarachi, Alanna, and Amaechinna Iwuh, and her partner, Doug Parsons. She leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles and cousins that she loved dearly. Angela loved her garden and took pride in growing exotic flowers and vegetables. S…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Zack Whitlow, Sr.

    Zack Whitlow, Sr. Dorchester Mr. Zack Whitlow, Sr., 99 of Dorchester, September 2, 2019. Loving father of Brenda Blount of MA, Linda (Thomas) Williams of FL, Zack Whitlow, Jr., Patricia Whitlow, Vincent (Antoinette) Whitlow and Christopher Whitlow all of MA.  Dear grandfather of 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  Special brother of William Whitlow.  He is also survived by his daughter in-law Brenda, and a loving host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    William Brinson

    William Brinson Dorchester William A. Brinson 51 of Dorchester, passed away unexpectedly on August 30, 2019.  Loving father of Miles Brinson of NJ.  Beloved brother of Gloria Williams, Sandra Cunningham and Sinica Casterlow all of MA.  He is also survived by a loving host of nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, other relatives, extended family and dear friends.  “Bill” will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.  Gone too… W…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Darlene Mendes

    Darlene Mendes Boston Darlene M. Mendes was born on March 30th, 1944 in Boston Massachusetts to  Leo L. Bernard  and Arlene M. (Drew ) parents birth place Newport, VT She went to High School Girls Trade Boston.  Her work was a clerk in Boston, MA   Darlene Mendes was a Beautiful person my mother touch the Life of others around her she was caring and a loving mother to both her daughters Linda M. Mendes pass June 2013. Survivor Diane C. Browne she was a mother and fath…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Willie Gamble

    Willie Gamble Dorchester Willie L. Gamble of Dorchester, passed away surrounded by her loving family, August 28, 2019.  Beloved wife of Ellis F. Gamble of Dorchester.   Willie L. Gamble of Dorchester, passed away surrounded by her loving family, August 28, 2019.  Beloved wife of Ellis F. Gamble of Dorchester.   View   Send Flowers

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Walter Ellison

    Walter Ellison Roxbury Walter Eric Ellison 59 of Roxbury, passed away on August 24, 2019.  Loving father of Shaleah Burch of NC. Dear grandfather of 1 and great-grandfather of “1 on the way”.  Beloved son of Helen M. Ellison and the late Joaquin Rodrigues.  He is also survived by his siblings Ansel Ellison, Barbara Ogboru and Helen D. Ellison all of MA, Keenan D. Ellison of FL,  Maurita A. Ellison of RI, Norman Lee Ellison and Roberta Ellison-Cameron of MA. …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Martha Blocker

    Martha Blocker Dorchester Martha A. Blocker 69 of Dorchester, August 24, 2019.  Beloved wife of James “Jimmie” Blocker of Dorchester.  Loving mother, grandmother, sister.  She is also survived by a loving host of other relatives and friends. Martha A. Blocker 69 of Dorchester, August 24, 2019.  Beloved wife of James “Jimmie” Blocker of Dorchester.  Loving mother, grandmother, sister.  She is also survived by a… View   Send Flowers

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Lafayette Neal

    Lafayette Neal Boston Lafayette Neal of Boston, August 22, 2019.  Dear husband of the late Margaret E. Neal. Beloved father of Ruth  Beatty of Dorchester, Kevin Neal of Randolph, Michael Neal of Atlanta, GA, Lafayette Neal Mills of Atlanta, GA, Camira Wilson of Atlanta, GA ,Alphonso Gavin of Boston and Faytima Gavin of SC. Loving brother of Blonnie William of Dorchester. He leaves grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family and friends. Lafayette Neal of Boston, August 22, 2…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Lafayette Neal

    Lafayette Neal Boston Lafayette Neal of Boston, August 22, 2019.  Dear husband of the late Margaret E. Neal. Beloved father of Ruth  Beatty of Dorchester, Kevin Neal of Randolph, Michael Neal of Atlanta, GA, Lafayette Neal Mills of Atlanta, GA, Camira Wilson of Atlanta, GA ,Alphonso Gavin of Boston and Faytima Gavin of SC. Loving brother of Blonnie William of Dorchester. He leaves grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family and friends. Lafayette Neal of Boston, August 22, 2…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Attorney Thomas Freedman

    Attorney Thomas Freedman Hyde Park Attorney Thomas J. Freedman of Hyde Park, on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Beloved father of Diana Son and her husband Corey of Canton, Laura Benson and her husband Tyler of Walpole and John Freedman and his wife Jessica of Mountainview, CA. Dear grandfather of Jaxen and Maverick Son, Lillian and Charlotte Benson. Son of the late Lillian and Louis S. Freedman. He is survived by his significant other, Marcia Mason of Hyde Park and close friend, Jozsef Doczi of Bo…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Jackie Clay

    Jackie Clay Roslindale Jackie Clay 65 of Roslindale, passed away August 8, 2019.   Jackie Clay 65 of Roslindale, passed away August 8, 2019.   View   Send Flowers

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    James Watkins

    James Watkins Boston James R. Watkins, Jr was born on Sept 18, 1945 in Greenwood, MS to Needa Mae (Ezell) Watkins and James Watkins, Sr. He graduated from Threadgill High School in 1965 before joining the US Navy serving 6 years aboard the USS Intrepid and in the Vietnam War. His service spanned the globe from Florida, California, Philippines, Portugal, Germany, and beyond. After service he settled in Boston, MA and met and married Theresa Washington and had 3 children, Heather, Nikia, and Ja…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Larry Talbert

    Larry Talbert Dorchester Larry Keith Talbert of Dorchester was born in Boston on July 30, 1959 to Annie R. (Pinckney) Talbert and the late James A. Talbert, Sr. Beloved husband of Kishory Talbert of Brookline. Dear father of Rasheed Chin and  and Tiffany Gorman and grandfather of Bridget Chin, Tristian Gorman and Mekhi Young. Step -father of Kishory, Rosario and Nikco Murray. Dear brother of Sherman Talbert, Sheila Cohen, Joel Talbert, Lisa Talbert, Michael Talbert, Pamela Andrade a…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Catherine McCoullum

    Catherine McCoullum Boston Catherine (Hughes) McCoullum was born in Mobile, Alabama to the late Nancy Lou and Pearl McCoullum. She was the wife of the late Joe McCulloum. Beloved mother of Donna Smith of Ft. Wayne, IN, Sharon Smith of Detroit, MI, Kathy McCoullum, Phyllis McCoullum, Twanda Moore and Felicia McCoullum all of Boston and the late Lana Smith, Joanne McCoullum and Joe McCoullum. Dear sister of Anna Pearl, Yvonne Glover, Tony Hughes and Marcus Hughes. She is survived by a host of g…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Gwendoline Layne

    Gwendoline Layne Mattapan Gwendoline Eudovine Layne was born in Charnocks, Christ Church, Barbados on August 15, 1925. She was the beloved mother of Lolita Layne-Lewis of Mattapan and Rudolph Layne of Hyde Park. Loving grandmother of Lauretta “Michelle” Lewis-medley of Roslindale, Shamieka Layne of Hyde Park and Shamar Layne of Quincy. Dear sister of Winifred Grannum of Dorchester, Gloria Layn of Mattapan and the late Evelyn Nicholls and Martin Layne. she is survived by a host of nieces …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Lillie Green

    Lillie Green Roxbury Lillie Mae Green was born in Charleston, South Carolina, November, 10, 1933 to the late Ella (Grant) and Freddie Ferguson. She departed this life peacefully on August 8, 2019. She was the wife of the late Jerry James Green, Sr. Beloved mother of Jerry J. Green, Jr. with his wife Jocelyn of Hyde Park, Maria Green Green of Westwood, Cheryle Green-Walker with her husband Anthony of Hyde Park and the late Michelle Y. Singletary. She was the loving grandmother of Jam…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Mila Ledbetter

    Mila Ledbetter Roslindale Mila Jeneen Ledbetter, 50 of Roslindale passed away unexpectedly on August 8, 2019. Loving mother of Marittny Thaice of Roslindale.  Beloved daughter of Marilyn J. Ledbetter (Ronald) Johnson of Dorchester and Ronald Atkins of Hyde Park.  Mila is also survived by a loving host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, extended family and dear friends.  She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.  Gone too soon.   …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Bertha Cox

    Bertha Cox Dorchester/Roxbury Bertha L. Cox, who lived in Roxbury and Dorchester for 60 years, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2019 at the Elizabeth Seton Residence, Wellesley, MA.  Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Bertha was the oldest daughter of Rosa Lee and William Lucas. After marrying David Cox, Sr. of North Carolina, Bertha and David moved from Tennessee to the Washington. D.C. area. They ultimately moved to Boston, MA with their growing family.   Bertha joined the Co…

  • Mattapan

    Pierre Mathurin 8/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Mattapan,MA

    Pierre Michel Mathurin of Matapan passed away on August 4, 2019. Loving father of Dominique Mathurin-Pogy. Family and friends will Celebrate Pierre’s Life by gathering for Visiting hours in the Joseph Russo Funeral Home, 814 American Legion Highway, Roslindale on Friday August 16th from 7-9 pm. Funeral services in the Tabernacle De Grace Par la Foi, 1102 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester on August 17 at 9:30 am. Burial will follow in the Oak Lawn , Roslindale.

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Ada Wrenn

    Ada Wrenn Roxbury Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Daughter and Sister.  Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Daughter and Sister.  View   Send Flowers

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Rev. Robert Kelsey, Sr.

    Rev. Robert Kelsey, Sr.   Reverend Robert L. Kelsey Sr. of Boston, Massachusetts departed this earthly life unexpectedly on July 30, 2019. Robert was born to the late Sgt. Charles W. Kelsey of Brunswick Glynn Georgia and the late Emma Lou Kelsey of Boston, Massachusetts. He Married Marlene A. (Wright) Kelsey of Stoughton, Massachusetts and from that union, they had five children. Robert Louis Kelsey Jr. of Middletown, Connecticut, Pamela Kelsey Foote (William Bo Foote) of Meridianville, …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Josiah Fripp

    Josiah Fripp Roxbury Josiah N. Fripp born September 19, 1923 to James N. Fripp and Tena Fripp (Howard), brother to Pender, Henry Gray, Edna, James (Boy), Leolla, Albertha, Josephine, Diane and Benjamin Fripp ( deceased), Catherine Gray Vaughn (LaSalle). Husband to Rebecca Fripp (Frazier) Ryan and Raven Frazier, father to Akosua Ali-Sabree (Richard), James N. Fripp (Willie Mae), Morris Williams (deceased) Mary, and Catherine Fripp (deceased) grand-children Nia Fripp Smith, Hijr, Asa and Sak:in…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Ruth Ford

    Ruth Ford Dorchester Ruth Ford 85 of Dorchester, July 30, 2019.  Former owner of “Kathy’s Fish n Chips” on Erie Street in Dorchester and former member of Little Zion Church and Greater Vision Tabernacle Church. Beloved wife of the late Albert Ford.  Loving mother of Pauline Brown, Marsha Gillens, Coretta Brown, Trayce Hillman, Alfred Gillens, Katherine Ford and Kimberly Ford.  Dear grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Beloved sister of Rose Thaice, …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Ronald Majors, Sr.

    Ronald Majors, Sr. Brockton Ronald Clayton Majors, Sr. 84 of Brockton, July 24, 2019.  Beloved husband of the late Natalie Majors.  Loving  mother of Ronald C. Majors, Jr. and Karen M. Majors.  Ronald Clayton Majors, Sr. 84 of Brockton, July 24, 2019.  Beloved husband of the late Natalie Majors.  Loving  mother of Ronald C. Majors, Jr. and Karen M. Majors.  View   Send Flowers