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    JOHN WITOL 8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA / Plymouth,MA

    John (Jack) Witol, 75, a landscape artist who lived in Marshfield and Manomet, died in Plymouth on August 26. Born in Mattapan, Jack was the son of the late Lillian Witol Duval and Archie Witol, and brother of the late Richard Witol and Charles Witol, a decorated Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his beloved partner Mary Pompeo of Marshfield and his cousin Judith Shindul-Rothschild of Sherborn and Harrison, Me., as well as friends too many to name whom he made and kept through the years. Jack was a graduate of Boston English High School, class of 1962, and the University of Massachusetts in Boston, where…

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    DOROTHY ELLEN (HOPPER) GLENN 8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA / South Boston,MA

    Dorothy Ellen Hopper Glenn passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019 at The Bostonian Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was born on November 12, 1935 to Robert Sr. and Docia Hopper in Shelby, NC. She was the proud mother of 5 children, grandmother of 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She enjoyed time spent with them. She especially enjoyed her grandson Artie taking her to Olive Garden or treating her to her favorite, Fried Chicken! Dorothy was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Prior to moving into a nursing home, she enjoyed sharing the Bible’s message and Christian literature outside her home to passersby from her mobile chair. Her warm smile and…

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    MARY E. CANN 8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    CANN, MARY E. of So. Boston on Aug 22nd at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Devoted mother of Mary Fleming, Walter Cann & his wife Rosemary, Janet Walsh, Barbara Skerry & her husband Barry, Carol Cann, Sheila Knoll & her husband Robert. Dear sister of the late George Crossman. Loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visiting hours on Sunday from 3 to 7 PM at the Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester Street, SOUTH BOSTON. Funeral Mass on Monday at 10 AM in the Gate of Heaven Church. Interment at Blue Hill Cemetery.

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    Mary B. “May” Jackson 8/17/2019 12:00:00 AM South Weymouth,MA / South Boston,MA

    Mary B. “May” Jackson (O’Connor), age 104, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Mary was born and raised in the Boston area. After graduating from Brighton High School she lived in S. Boston for many years prior to meeting her husband Jim. After marriage, Jim and May settled in Weymouth in 1954 where they have raised their family and cultivated many fond memories. May was a lifelong athlete and competed in the National Senior Games from 2008-2015. She won many gold medals and was named 2015 Athlete of the Year in Weymouth. Along with being an accomplished artist, seamstress, and gardener May was also involved in…

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    ANTHONY J. NOVICKI 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM Marlborough,MA / South Boston,MA

    Anthony J Novicki was almost 89 when he died in the presence of his immediate family on 9 August 2019 after a few years of declining health. Per his wishes, there will be no services at this time. Tony is survived by the love-of-his-life Joan, to whom he was married for 66 years, his daughter Deborah, his son Gregory, and his daughter-in-law Marie. He is now with his beloved son Mark. Please make donations to Tony’s designated foundation online at http://thebreastfriendsconnection.com or send a check to: The Breast Friends Connection c/o Linda Halloran 115 Millbury Rd. Oxford, MA 01540 At his venerable age, there are too many of the Novicki…

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    LOIS FORKIN 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    Lois S. (Francario) Forkin, age 75, lifelong resident of South Boston, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 9, 2019. Lois was pre-deceased by her parents, Aldo and Bertha (Tracy) Francario, her son David Alan and her sister, Linda Burke. Dedicated wife of Joseph Sullivan of South Boston, MA. Loving mother of Stephanie A. Paschal and her husband Walter of Holden, MA; Jennifer L. Murphy and her husband Joseph of Middleboro, MA and Rachel A. Pierce and her husband Robert of South Boston. Proud Nana of Daniel, David Jr, Rebecca, Zachary, Alison, Cara, Abigail, Logan and her 3 great grandchildren. Also survived by her brother Alan Francario of Virginia…

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    PHILLIP J. “PHIL” CAMPBELL 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / South Boston,MA

    Phillip J. “Phil” Campbell, a resident of South Boston and originally from Charlestown, entered into eternal life peacefully at home surrounded by family on August 7, 2019 after a brave and courageous battle with colon cancer. He was 72 years of age. Phil was born to Agnes (O’Connell) Campbell and William Campbell, on September 2, 1946 and spent most of his years living in Charlestown before settling in South Boston with his beloved wife Mary. He was a long-time employee of the City of Boston, proudly serving the City for over 34 years. Phil was an avid Boston sports fan, a Celtics season ticket holder in the 1970’s and a…

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    WILLIAM A. “BILL” FASANO 8/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / South Boston,MA / Revere,MA

    William A. “Bill” Fasano, a longtime resident of Charlestown and formerly of Revere, entered into eternal life on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. He was 73 years of age. Bill was born in Boston on June 9, 1946, a son of the late Nora (Sullivan) Chandler and the late William Fasano and Oliver Chandler. He grew up in Charlestown and South Boston where he was educated throughout the Boston Public School system. Bill worked a a laborer for many years with several local construction companies. In his spare time, Bill enjoyed traveling around on his motorcycle. Bill is the father of Gina Canale. He is…

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    GLORIA MILLER 7/28/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA / falmouth,MA

    Gloria Marie (Lagomarsino) Miller of Monument Beach, 91, died in her sleep the evening of July 28. She had been staying at her daughter’s home in Teaticket for the last two months. She was the widow of Charles John Miller, who died November 24, 2010. The couple had celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on September 16 of that year. She was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Angelo and Letisia L. (Cevasco) Lagomarsino. She was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, and graduated from Tenafly High School, where she sang in the glee club. Prior to her marriage in 1956, Ms. Miller worked in New York City as a…

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    ERNA ANN DEEB 7/27/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    Erna Ann Deeb of South Boston, MA passed away on July 27th, 2019. The daughter of the late George and Muriel Hansell of Stoneham, MA, she was also pre-deceased by her husband, James Deeb, BPD ret., sisters Marjorie Peoples, Eileen Bagley, Fay Lanzillo and brothers George, Jr. (Buddy) and Gordon Hansell. She is survived and will be dearly missed by her children Charles Fate of Dorchester, Lisa Keaney and her husband Joe of South Boston, grandchildren Ryan Keaney and his wife Lola, Shayne and Kerry Ann Keaney, all of South Boston and Rhiannon Fate of Milton. Also survived by great-granddaughters, Lily and Mila Keaney along with many other beloved family…

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    EUGENE GUERRERA 7/30/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA / Barnstable,MA

    Eugene Rocco Guerrera, 79, of Barnstable, MA, passed away Tuesday, July 30, following a period of declining health. Born in Waterbury, CT, the son of the late Rocco and Helen (Soluri) Guerrera. Gene was a former Army reservist, who may or may not have gone awol to see his future wife. He attended Sacred Heart high school in CT. He graduated from Boston College, married his high school sweetheart and went onto a career in Finance. He was one of the first to receive the Certified Financial Planning (CFP) certificate, retiring as a Senior Vice President at Stifel Nicolaus. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia (O’Rourke)…

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    ROBERTA JARO 8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA / Belmont,MA

    Roberta Jaro, 65, of Belmont, passed away Aug 1st, 2019. Born February 4, 1954 in Queens, NY, to Judy and Leonard Jaro, Roberta worked at United Cerebral Palsy Metro Boston for 16 years as the COO. She had completed her degree in social work in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an avid cyclist and great traveler with her husband, Gordon Hamilton, and their son, Russell. She married Gordon on August 17, 1984 and together raised their son. She was the sunshine and beautiful flower in the lives of her family and all those she touched. Roberta’s loving heart and wise guidance touched those that were close to her, as well as…

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    DALIJA PATRICIA KAROBLIS 7/28/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    Karoblis, Dalija Patricia Of South Boston, passed away suddenly on July 28, 2019. She was a graduate of St. Peter Lithuanian School, Class of 1950, Archbishop Cushing High School in 1954, Simmons University in 1958, and received her Master’s Degree from Columbia University. Dalija was a dedicated librarian, working over five years for the US Armed forces in Berlin, Germany, and later in the Brookline Public Library system where she was a librarian and administrator for over 40 years. Dalija’s faith, her Lithuanian roots, and her friendships were the foundations of her life. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 3 at 11:00 AM in St. Peter Lithuanian…

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    ROANNE GENE WALLACE 7/22/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA / Mashpee,MA

    Our beloved mom and grandmother, Roanne Gene Wallace, of Mashpee, Massachusetts, passed peacefully into eternity this last Monday, July 22, while in hospice care at the Royal of Cotuit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at the age of 91. Mom was born in Smackover, Arkansas and spent her teenage years in Oil City and later Jackson, Mississippi. In the 1950’s, she moved with her family to Duarte, California where she raised her children and served as an administrative assist/secretary in the Duarte Unified School District. Later in life mom and her husband, the late Frederick E. Wallace of Charlestown, Massachusetts together managed a Mobile Home Park in West Covina, California retiring…

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    ANN MARIE DIZOGLIO 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    DiZoglio, Ann Marie 67 passed away peacefully in FL; in her home June 28, 2019; surrounded and comforted by her immediate family; Annie is very loved and will be missed by many . “Annie” is well known for her great sense of humor, her larger than life personality and the love she has for her “kids” and family. All are invited to celebrate her life and share our memories of laughter and love, July 24th, 5-8 at Caspers Funeral Home, South Boston, MA. Annie grew up in Charlestown, and then moved to South Boston. She is the beloved mother of late Stephen M DiZoglio, survived by daughter Elaine DiZoglio (Penwarden),…

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    DAVID G. SPOUSTA 7/7/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA / Fitchburg,MA

    Spousta, David, G., age 43, of Fitchburg, MA, passed away suddenly on July 7, 2019 at Leominster Hospital in Leominster, MA. David is survived by his mother and step father, Patricia and John Polimou Jr. and their son Nicholas who resides in Massachusetts. His father Gary Spousta resides in Wisconsin. He is also survived by an extended family in Massachusetts as well as aunts, uncles and his cousins in Minnesota. He will be missed by friends from Massachusetts, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Rest in peace now, Dave.

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    MAURICE A. PICHETTE 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA / Acton,MA

    Maurice A. Pichette (April 28, 1939 – July 15, 2019) Maurice “Moe” A. Pichette, age 80, of Acton, MA, died peacefully at home Monday, July 15, 2019, after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family. Maurice was born April 28, 1939 in Windsor, VT, the only child to Amie and Nellie (Gaudreau) Pichette. He spent his younger years in Windsor with fond memories of skiing down cow hill, playing in the cemetery, square dances in his basement and other activities with his closest friends and classmates. He graduated from Windsor High School, Class of ‘57. Maurice attended University of Tennessee (UT), taking a break from his studies to serve…

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    EDMUND L. LOPES JR. 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    It is with great sadness the family of Edmund L. Lopes, Jr. announce his passing on July 5th, 2019 at the age of 59. Eddie worked at Falmouth Ready Mix for many years and enjoyed working with the crew. He enjoyed nature and walking through trails and enjoyed fishing with his sons. He was the son of the late Edmund Lopes Sr., and Lois (Ellis) Lopes . Also preceding him was his son Edmund Lopes II and his two brother, Jimmy and Bobby. He leaves behind his wife, Deborah (Klein) Lopes, and his sons Zachary, Benjamin, Joshua, Doug and Rick, as well as his beautiful grandson Charlie whom he adored,…

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    MICHELLE M. NOLAN 7/4/2019 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    NOLAN, MICHELLE M. (CONNOLLY) of Fall River formerly of South of Boston passed away on July 4th. She was 51 years old. Loving Daughter to the late Barbara M. (Kennedy) Connolly from Brighton and South Boston. Beloved partner of Thomas Grabowski of Fall River. Sister to Stephen Connolly and his wife Diane of Fall River, Laurena Steele of Jamaica Plain, Brian Connolly and his wife Laura of Bridgewater, Rene Nania and her husband Frank of Wareham. “Auntie Shelly” to countless nieces and nephews, and grand-nephew Nathaniel. Friends and relatives invited to attend visiting hours to be held at the Casper Funeral Home on Thursday, July 11th from 4-8 PM. Funeral…