Our Obituaries

Louise Healey

March 27, 1941 - January 24, 2018

Louise (O'Connor) Healey - 76, longtime resident of Scituate passed away peacefully at home on January 24, 2018. She was the beloved wife of John F. Healey, with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Anne Marie Curry and her husband Paul of Danvers, Heather Don and her husband Drew of Scituate, Douglas Healey of San Diego, CA and the late John Patrick Healey. Cherished...
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Ann Dion

March 30, 1939 - January 21, 2018

Ann D. Dion (DiPersio), age 78 of Scituate passed away after a long illness on Sunday January 21, 2018 in her home with her family and her loving dog Harry at her side. She was the wife of the late Paul V. Dion of Cohasset and loving mother to Christie Dion-Doherty and Scott Dion both of Scituate. Most importantly for Ann was that she was the proud and loving grandmother of her "raison d'etre"...
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Marilyn S. Legg

June 27, 1940 - January 20, 2018

Marilyn Legg (née Senior), long-time resident of Scituate, MA, formerly of Braintree, passed away peacefully at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham on Saturday, January 20th, 2018, after a lengthy fight against cancer. She was 77. Marilyn is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Richard M. Legg; her sons, Barry and Scotty Legg; her daughters-in-law, Tracy Richardson and Alison Legg; her...
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Joan Marie Harrison

January 31, 1924 - January 18, 2018

Joan Marie (O'Neill) Harrison - longtime Scituate resident, passed away on the morning of January 18, 2018 just weeks shy of turning 94 years old. She was the beloved wife of 44 years to the late John J. Harrison, Sr. Devoted mother of Martin T. Harrison and his wife Kathleen of Knob Noster, MO, John J. Harrison and his wife Gayle of Northborough and the late Mary Eileen Harrison. Born and...
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James L. Horan

September 9, 1934 - January 18, 2018

James L. "Jim" Horan, Jr. - 83, of Scituate, passed away peacefully after an illness on the morning of January 18, 2018. He was the devoted husband of 60 years to the late Arlene R. (Marion) Horan. Beloved father of Michael J. and his wife Courtney of Marshfield, James L. "Larry" and his wife Cherie of Tulsa, OK, Christopher J. and his wife Jacqueline of Mansfield, TX, and Timothy J. and his...
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Carol Mahoney

December 16, 1930 - January 15, 2018

Carol Ann Mahoney, 87, of Scituate, MA and Naples, FL passed away peacefully on Monday, January 15, 2018 at her residence in Florida. Carol previously lived in West Roxbury, MA for many years. Carol was born December 16, 1930 in Newton, MA the daughter of the late Walter W. and Catherine C. (Timmins) Hartford. Mrs. Mahoney worked as an executive secretary for the Connecticut Mutual Life...
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Mary Duffey

August 6, 1920 - January 12, 2018

Duffey, Mary Louise (nee Small)- Of Scituate, died on January 12, 2018 after a brief illness. She was 97 years old. Mary was born on August 6, 1920 in Sommerville. She was the first of four daughters of their much beloved parents Joe and Mary Small. Mary graduated from Regis College in 1942, as her three sisters later would too. She was married to William Duffey, an airman in WWII and college...
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Michael B. Young

January 24, 1965 - January 8, 2018

Michael B. Young - 52, lifelong Scituate resident passed away unexpectedly on January 8, 2018 at the Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick after collapsing suddenly. He was the beloved son of Marjorie (Owen) Young of Scituate and the late Richard Young.Devoted father of Tyler Jacobs Young and Connor Owen Young, both of Milton.Loving brother of Elizabeth A. Howley and her husband Jeff of Millis and...
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Paula Moore

September 11, 1946 - January 7, 2018

Paula Marie Moore, Age 71, of Marshfield, formerly of Brockton, passed away January 7, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Blanche Guillemette. Paula was a hair stylist and enjoyed telling stories from her early career at Stanley's Hair Salon in Brockton. She was known for her 1960's era up-do's but her best work came later while creating bowl cuts, whiffles, and voluminous perms...
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Clayton R. Dawson

March 20, 1987 - January 6, 2018

DAWSON, Clayton R. - 30, of Scituate, formerly of Beacon Hill in Boston passed away at home on January 6, 2018. He was the beloved son of Jeffrey and Pamela (Dennison) Dawson of Scituate. Loving brother of Jarrett Dawson and his wife Tatiana of Lambertville, NJ. Cherished grandson of Robert Dennison of Michigan. He is also survived by his extended family, many aunts, uncles and cousins in the...
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Donna D. Johnson

August 5, 1943 - January 5, 2018

Donna D. (Gonsalves) Johnson - 74, Of Scituate passed away on the evening of January 5, 2018 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth following a recent battle with an illness. She was the beloved wife of 54 years to L. Maynard Johnson. Devoted mother of David Johnson and his wife Lisa Penzo-Johnson of Halifax and Stephen Johnson of Scituate. Cherished grandmother of Nicole Johnson-McElman of VA...
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Frances Jacobs

February 24, 1934 - January 4, 2018

Frances "Fran" "Jama" Jacobs (nee O'Connor) - Age 83 of Scituate, MA, passed away peacefully on January 4, 2018 with her son, Kyle, by her side. Fran was the beloved wife of the late Teddy Jacobs. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (nee Kenihan) O'Connor. Loving mother to Michele (Michael) Crowley, Scott, Tom (Linda), and Kyle (Magali). She was the...
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Jule Ann Kreutler

April 25, 1918 - December 31, 2017

**VISITATION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 2018 FROM 9:00 TO 10:30 A.M. DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER**Kreutler, Jule Ann (nee Barber)- Age 99, of Scituate, passed away December 31, 2017. She was the loving wife to the late Joseph P. Kreutler. Born in Newark, NJ, Jule Ann was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Jule Barber. Loving mother to Patricia Matulis, her husband Raymond of...
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Theresa Martin

March 28, 1947 - December 29, 2017

Theresa Martin - Age 70, of Plymouth, passed away peacefully December 29, 2017 after a courageous second battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. Terry was the loving wife of 43 years to Robert Martin. Born in Lake Charles, LA, she the daughter to the late Joseph and Helen Milsted. Cherished mother of Suzanne Normand, her husband Dan, Maryellen Rowell, her husband Mark, Julie Howell and Phillip...
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Jean L. Hodgkins

December 3, 1930 - December 20, 2017

Jean Louise (MacKenzie) Hodgkins - 87, of Quincy, formerly of Scituate, MA and Hilton Head Island, SC, passed away peacefully and was reunited with her beloved late husband, Alfred H. Hodgkins, on the morning of December 20, 2017. Caring daughter of the late John and Ina (Oag) MacKenzie, she was the devoted mother of Richard Hodgkins and his wife Mary of East Freetown, MA, Daniel Hodgkins and...
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Barbara A. Ohrenberger

September 22, 1932 - December 18, 2017

Barbara Ann (Kelly) Ohrenberger of Scituate passed away at 85 on the morning of December 18th surrounded by loved ones. Barbie was a loving daughter of the late Edward Kelly and Leah (Morris) Kelly.Born and raised in Dorchester, MA, Barbie truly was a "Dorchester girl" with a kind heart. In addition to raising her five children in Scituate, MA, Barbie devoted a lot of her life to the Catholic...
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William George Smith

April 28, 1933 - December 15, 2017

Smith, William "Bill" G., age 84 of Scituate, formerly of Roxbury passed away December 15, 2017. Bill was the loving husband of 55 years to Jean (Curran) Smith. He was the son to the late William and Regina Smith, and late brother, Thomas. Beloved father to Susan Marx of Plymouth, Jean English, her husband Richard of Scituate, and William, his wife Christine of Norwell. Cherished grandfather to...
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Robert Donald Baggs

August 27, 1931 - December 14, 2017

Baggs, Robert "Bob" D.- Age 86, of Scituate passed away on December 14, 2017. Bob was the loving husband of the late Florence "Flossie" Baggs. He was the son of the late Albert and Jessie Baggs originally from Bay Roberts, Newfoundland. Cherished father to Catherine Baggs, Judith Patridge, Bobbie Arico and the late Elizabeth Wadsworth. Beloved grandfather to Angela Wadsworth of Carver, Robert...
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Peter McKay

June 18, 1948 - December 12, 2017

Peter F. McKay - Age 69, of Scituate, passed away December 12, 2017 at his home. Beloved husband to Diane Burke-McKay. He was the son of Ruby McKay Nadeau of Biddeford, ME and the late Frederick McKay of Stoughton, Ma. Cherished father to Lisa McKay Espinosa, her husband Eric of Easton Ma, Matthew P. McKay of Jamaica Plain and Frederick J. McKay, his fiancée Meghan Moore of Seekonk, Ma. Loving...
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Sara Jane Rhen

March 26, 1927 - December 11, 2017

Rhen, Sara Jane "Sally" of Scituate, MA, but formerly of Mt Lebanon, PA, Greensburg, PA, and Wilmington, NC, passed away December 11, 2017 after a long struggle with lung disease at the age of 80. As the daughter of the late James and Eleanor Henry, Sally went on to be the wife of her high school sweetheart, Robert P. Rhen, for 57 years. During that time, she was a devoted mother to Karen Rhen...
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Marilyn Jayne Sanborn

November 28, 1952 - December 10, 2017

Marilyn J. Sanborn- Age 65, of Scituate, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017 with her loved ones by her side. Marilyn, a long time Scituate Resident, was a graduate of Scituate High School and attended Bridgewater State College. She worked locally in various nursing homes and volunteered in ____ to help mankind. She was a justice of the peace, Notary Public and member of People for Cats....
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Gloria Negri

November 20, 1926 - December 10, 2017

Gloria L. Negri, 91, of Scituate died on Dec. 10, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Phillip and Louise Negri. A graduate of Brown University, she was a reporter for The Boston Globe for 53 years. She covered the Apollo moon shots, political conventions, the civil rights tumult of the 1960s, and spent a year covering South Africa then still in the grip of apartheid. Gloria wrote a column for...
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Doris Magill

January 10, 1931 - December 9, 2017

Doris L. (Hiltz) Magill - 86, of Scituate, formerly of Baltimore, MD passed away peacefully on the morning of December 9, 2017 at the Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate. She was the beloved wife of 67years to Raymond W. Magill, Sr. Devoted mother of Raymond W. Magill, Jr., and his wife Maura of Falmouth, William Magill and his wife Kim of Scituate and David Magill and Deborah Smith...
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Frank W. Wilkins

August 6, 1922 - December 7, 2017

Frank W. Wilkins, Jr., 95, of Scituate, MA died peacefully on December 7, 2017 at home surrounded by family. He was married for 51 years to his beloved wife the late Patricia A. (Duane) Wilkins. Frank was born August 6, 1922 in Georgetown, Delaware to Frank and Olivia (Short) Wilkins and was the youngest and last surviving of their seven children. Frank was a Veteran of WWII, Captain in the...
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Charlotte B. Meade

February 6, 1931 - December 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Dianne Lee Saferian

August 11, 1951 - December 3, 2017

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Joan Clare Williamson

October 20, 1930 - December 1, 2017

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Frederick W. Dauphinee

April 22, 1941 - November 30, 2017

Frederick W. Dauphinee of Scituate passed away on November 30th while lobstering on his boat, Acadia. He was 76. Fred was the son of Olive C. (Page) Gillis and William J Gillis.Born in Milton, MA and raised in Scituate, Fred always felt at home on the water. A commercial lobsterman for over 45 years, he was a presence in Scituate Harbor and around town. Fred was known to have a smile on his face,...
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George Wilhelms

January 9, 1927 - November 26, 2017

George Wilhelms Jr. of Hingham, MA, formerly of Union and Jamesburg, NJ (Rossmoor), died Sunday, November 26, 2017 with his family at his side.George was born January 9, 1927 in Elizabeth, NJ, to Martha (Mielke) and George Wilhelms Sr. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Joan (Alber); children Joyce Barthold (H. Joseph) and George III (Laura); grandchildren Hal (Rachel), Douglas, and Meredith...
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Patricia W. Mullen

May 12, 1936 - November 26, 2017

Mullen, Patricia W.- Age 81, of Scituate, passed away on November 26, 2017. Wife of the late Robert W. Mullen. She was a daughter of the late George and Mary Walker. Loving mother to Donna M. Kent, her husband Paul of Marshfield, Maura R. Mullen of Cohasset, Gail M. Black, her husband John of Scituate and Colleen M. Horan, her husband Timothy of Scituate. Cherished grandmother to Katherine, Ryan,...
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Christine W. Burrell

February 23, 1935 - November 25, 2017

Christine W. (Walsh) Packard Burrell - 82, of Scituate, passed away November 25, 2017 at the Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after a 4 year battle with Alzheimer 's disease and dementia. Christine was born and raised in Brockton, the daughter of the late Christine (Ganley) and Harold Walsh. She graduated from Brockton High School in 1953 and went on to work as a phone operator in...
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Ann Scheele

June 13, 1931 - November 25, 2017

Ann M. (Marnon) Scheele of Scituate, formerly of Wollaston, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 25, 2017, at the age of 86. Ann was the loving wife of Stephen ("Peter") Scheele for 64 years. Together, they raised six children, traveled the world and enjoyed their retirement year evenings with cocktails while looking out at the ocean on Peggotty Beach. The daughter of...
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Jean Alice Smith

February 18, 1934 - November 24, 2017

Jean Alice (Kirwan) Smith - 83, longtime resident of Scituate, passed away peacefully with family by her side at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth on November 24, 2017 after an illness. She was the beloved wife of the late James A. Smith, with whom she shared 42 years of marriage.Devoted mother of James K. Smith and his wife Deborah Zaengle of New Milford, CT, Patricia M. Gilmartin and her...
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Lorraine Brady

December 20, 1927 - November 23, 2017

Brady, Lorraine M (Doyle)-Age 89, of Scituate, Passed away peacefully on November 23, 2017 just 3 weeks shy of her 90th Birthday at Cardigan Nursing Home in Scituate.She was the daughter to the late Bernard and Catherine Doyle. Wife to the Late John Y Brady.Cherished Mother of Diane Kelleher, her husband Daniel, John Y Brady Jr, his wife Laurie, Mark Brady, his wife Erica, Beth Cunningham and her...
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Kurt Gardner

February 24, 1974 - November 20, 2017

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Kenneth Mackay

March 16, 1922 - November 17, 2017

MACKAY, Kenneth- Age 95, of Scituate passed away November 17, 2017. He was the loving husband of Nancy (Holcomb) MacKay. Son of the late Frank and Margaret (McMahan) MacKay. Cherished father to Jamie MacKay, his wife Pamela of Beverly, MA, Renny MacKay, his wife Gail of Scituate and Peter MacKay, his wife Diane of Evergreen, CO. Beloved grandfather to Kristen Sommerer, Andrew MacKay, Alexander...
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Jennifer N. Porter

August 26, 1955 - November 13, 2017

A celebration of the life of Jennifer Porter will be held on December 2nd, 11:30am at Scituate Country Club (91 Driftway, Scituate). All are invited. Jen passed away on Monday, November 13, after a long and brave battle with carcinoid cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family, and was cared for by the amazing nurses and doctors at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber, to whom her...
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David J. Gaffey

March 25, 1929 - October 27, 2017

David J. Gaffey - Age 88, of Baltimore, MD, formerly of Scituate, MA and Stowe, Vermont died on October 27, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Nancy M. (Gibbons) Gaffey, with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Devoted father of James Gaffey and his wife Nydia of NYC, Jane Oshinsky of Baltimore, MD and Deborah Hynson and her husband Bob of Glen Arm, MD. Cherished grandfather to 5...
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Brigid Patricia Mullins

March 14, 1925 - October 23, 2017

Dr. Brigid P. "Patty" Mullins, of Scituate and formerly Stoughton, MA, passed peacefully to her eternal reward on Monday, October 23rd. Patty was born March 14, 1925 in Killeeneen, County Galway, Ireland. She was eldest of the five children born to Dr. Patrick and Margaret (Walsh) Mullins. She is survived by her brother Padraic Mullins and sister Tessie Mullins Feldman and was predeceased by...
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Janice Lincoln

April 26, 1927 - October 23, 2017

Janice L. Lincoln (née Brassard), age 90, of Norwell, MA passed away on October 23, 2017. Loving wife of Carleton F. Lincoln who she followed to heaven, Janice was "Mom" to many and beloved by family and friends. She leaves her sister, Marise Bernard (93), her sons Richard C. Lincoln of Carver, MA and Kenneth A. Lincoln of College Park, WA, her daughter Marilyn L. Van Note of Norwell, MA, ten...
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Janice A. Christensen

January 21, 1947 - October 19, 2017

Janice Christensen, of Norwell, passed away peacefully at home on October 19, 2017. Born in Providence, R.I., she was a daughter of Edgar and Ruth Thomsen. Raised in Pawtucket, R.I., she attended Rhode Island College, was a high school math teacher and worked for many years in the Thomsen family business. Wife of the late Steven Christensen. Janice is survived by her daughter Erica Connolly, ...
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Jeanne Gallivan

August 1, 1930 - October 12, 2017

Ms. Jeanne Gallivan - 87, of Hingham, formerly of Quincy passed away peacefully on the afternoon of October 12, 2017. She was the beloved daughter of the late Francis L. and Margaret (Hurley) Gallivan.Jeanne was born in Boston and lived in Quincy for most of her life. She worked for over 30 years as a Radiation Technician at the V.A. Hospital in West Roxbury. Throughout her life she enjoyed...
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Nanette G. Taska

July 11, 1947 - October 11, 2017

Nanette Grace Taska, of Plymouth, passed away on October 11, 2017. Nanette was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 7, 1947 to John Anton Taska and Grace Louise Taska (Collins). Free-spirited and personable from the start, Nan charmed family and friends. Favored with a good heart and sweetness of nature, Nan will be mourned by those who knew her. Nan graduated from Scituate High School, Scituate...
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Harry E. Skillman

February 27, 1929 - October 11, 2017

Harry Elwood Skillman, 88, of Scituate, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 53 years to Rose Marie (DiNardo) Skillman, who preceded him in death. He was the devoted father of William T. Skillman and his wife, Cheryl, of Houston, TX, Douglas E. Skillman and his wife, Stephanie, of Wesley Chapel, FL and Pamela M. Norton and her...
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Jon Mazuy

April 2, 1937 - October 11, 2017

On October 11, 2007, Jon Claude Mazuy died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 80 after suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Jon was born in Newton, NJ. He graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in law. Jon served in the JAG Corp, US Navy. He attended OCS and Justice School in Newport, RI and was later stationed in Boston. Jon further utilized his legal talents as a...
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Ruth Murray

September 30, 1922 - October 10, 2017

Helen Ruth (Blanchard) Murray, of Marshfield, died peacefully on October 10, 2017, just days after her 95th birthday. Ruth was the beloved wife of the late John C. "Jack" Murray. Ruth is survived by her seven sons: John Clinton Murray and Trace Weldon of Harbeson, DE, Craig B. Murray and his wife Virginia of Marshfield; Dave C. Murray and his wife Margaret of Westford; Doug D. Murray of Wicklow,...
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Mary M. Monahan

December 11, 1933 - October 1, 2017

MONAHAN, Mary M. (O'Brien) - 83, of Scituate, died Sunday October 1, 2017 at home after a brief illness.She was born in Cambridge and was a longtime resident of Scituate. She worked at the former Pier 44 Restaurant in Scituate for 28 years. Mary enjoyed spending time and entertaining her friends and family.Wife of the late Paul C. Monahan Sr., she is survived by her children, Ellen Holly of...
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Virginia Anne Fenn

November 6, 1931 - September 22, 2017

Anne (Lonergan) Fenn - of Scituate passed away on September 22, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Willard D. Fenn. Devoted mother of Kathleen Gaughan and her husband Ned of Scituate, MA and Peter Fenn and his wife Maureen of Windham, NH. Cherished grandmother of Molly Crane and Michael Gaughan, Elizabeth, Sean, Brian and Danny Fenn. Anne grew up in Waterbury Connecticut and met Will at age 15. Anne...
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Dorothy Murphy

June 21, 1932 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Anne Therese Fagan

January 8, 1935 - September 19, 2017

Anne "Nancy" (Gordon) Fagan, of Hingham, MA formerly of Somers, CT, died in the early morning hours of September 19th, 2017 at the age of 82.Baptized Anne, but known to her family and friends as Nancy, she was one of ten children born and raised in the Bronx, New York. She attended St. Helena's Grammar and High School before graduating from Fordham University. She later earned her Masters In...
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Anne M. Jannetty

December 11, 1911 - September 13, 2017

JANNETTY, Anne M. (Ordille) - 105, of Scituate, MA, formerly of Absecon, NJ passed away peacefully on the morning of September 13, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late William Jannetty, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Anne was a devoted and generous mother of Mary Ann Devine and her husband Joseph of Scituate, MA and Susan Curren and her husband Ral Curren of San Miguel de...
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John A. Taska

May 29, 2017 - September 8, 2017

John Anton Taska, 102, died peacefully on September 8, 2017, in Duxbury. Throughout his final days and nights, John was surrounded by his family. John was born May 29, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA to Anton "Foxy" Taska from Germany and Clara Holstein from Austria. John grew up in Norwood, NJ where he met his childhood sweetheart, the late Grace Louise Taska. Their first meeting at the local ice...
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Eileen Naegelin

February 6, 1926 - August 24, 2017

NAEGELIN, Eileen T. (Dowd) - Of Mashpee, formerly of Weymouth passed away peacefully on the morning of August 24, 2017 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Cortland Naegelin, with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Cortland Naegelin, Jr. and his wife Melissa of Weymouth, Jean Todesca and her husband Larry of Medfield, Teresa Dirksmeier and her late husband Mark of...
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Margaret Ann Becker

November 30, 1947 - August 22, 2017

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Mary Brennan Buckley

December 2, 1957 - August 21, 2017

Buckley, Mary Brennan - Age 59, of Kingston, formerly of Scituate, passed away peacefully August 21, 2017. Beloved mother to Erin Buckley and Kerry Buckley. Lovingly remembered by her fiancé David Frank and his children Matthew and Emily. Cherished sister to Frank Brennan, his wife Terry, the late Jeffrey Brennan, Coleen Brennan, the late James Brennan, the late Christopher Brennan, Kevin...
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Jason Edward Silvia

February 24, 1949 - August 16, 2017

Jason Edward Silvia - 68, of The Pinehills in Plymouth, formerly of Norwell and Scituate passed away peacefully at home on August 16, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Enright) Silvia, with whom he shared 35 years of marriage.Jason was the devoted father of Nicole D. Hayes and her husband Brian of South Weymouth and...
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Francis X. Gallivan

April 4, 1933 - August 11, 2017

Gallivan, Francis X.- Age 84, of Scituate, passed away August 11, 2017. Loving husband to the late Mary Jo Gallivan for 58 years. Son to the late Francis and Margaret Gallivan. Cherished father to Kathleen Holmquest, her husband Christopher of Marshfield, Kerry Igo, her husband Paul of Sandwich, Andrew Gallivan, his wife Mary of New Windsor NY and Megan Quinn, her husband Robert of Scituate....
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Margaret Hallihan

February 23, 1922 - August 11, 2017

Margaret (Peg) Hallihan of Scituate died Friday August 11, 2017 at the age of 95. Peg is survived by her son Ian Hallihan of Merrimack NH and her granddaughter Kerri Hallihan of Marshfield. Her husband, Cornelius Hallihan, passed away in 1987.Peg was a woman who worked hard her whole life and was very successful at whatever challenge she faced. Moving from Ireland to England after WWII, she and...
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Janet A. Carroll

September 7, 1934 - August 3, 2017

Janet A. (Finnegan) Carroll, 82, of Dorchester, formerly of Scituate, passed away peacefully on the morning of August 3, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul J. Carroll, with whom she shared 30 years of marriage.Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Beatrice (Maloney) Finnegan. A graduate of Matignon High School in Cambridge, she went on to earn her RN at...
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James W. Knapp

April 7, 1932 - July 30, 2017

Knapp, James W. Jr- Age 85, of Kingston and formally of Scituate, passed away July 30, 2017. James was a son of the late James and Mary Knapp. Husband to the late Judy Knapp. Loving father to William Knapp, Donald Knapp, Karen Gammon, Step children Andrea, Phil and Heather. Cherished grandfather to Rebecca, Holly, Connor, Kelsey and great grandfather to Max and Lou. Beloved brother to 10 siblings...
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Robert Carney McHugh

January 15, 1937 - July 26, 2017

Robert Carney McHugh, of Scituate, passed away on July 26th, 2017. Loving father of Laura Cronin and her husband Ted of Harwich. Loving grandfather to Colleen Cronin. Robert leaves his brothers Edward McHugh of Scituate and John McHugh of Hingham, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Edward and Eleanor McHugh of Bridgewater and his brother Richard McHugh of Wellesley....
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Paul G. Crowley

July 17, 1930 - July 26, 2017

Paul Gerard Crowley, 87, died peacefully Wednesday, July 26 at his home in Scituate. He was born July 17, 1930 in Boston, MA. Paul grew up in Dorchester and Quincy, MA. He was a graduate of North Quincy High School, class of 1949. Paul joined the U.S. Marine Corp in 1951, and served his country for two years during the Korean War. Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Gerard Crowley and...
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John P. Horgan

August 24, 1949 - July 23, 2017

John P. Horgan peacefully passed away on Sunday night in his home surrounded by his family and friends. John is survived by his wife of 27 years, Donna Ruffner. Son to the late Michael and Margaret Horgan. John is cherished by his four children Jillian Beck, and her husband Craig and son Francis, Brendan, Connor, and Trevor. Beloved brother to Ann Herrman, Katherine Fahy, her husband Gerard, and...
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Nancy Adele Archibald

August 3, 1931 - July 21, 2017

ARCHIBALD, Nancy Adele (Nilson) - Of Hingham, formerly of Scituate and Milton, passed away peacefully on the morning on July 21, 2017. She was the beloved wife of nearly 50 years to the late Robert E. Archibald, who predeceased her in 2001.Born in Quincy, MA and raised in Milton, she was the daughter of the late A. Paul Nilson and Mildred Hicks Nilson.She was a graduate of Milton High School...
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Richard Paul Barrows

August 17, 1969 - July 18, 2017

Richard Paul "Richie" Barrows, Sr. - of Weymouth, former longtime resident of Scituate, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on the morning of July 18, 2017 at the age of 47.He was the beloved partner of over 20 years to Kelly Baker and the loving father of Brittani Barrows of Marshfield, Richard P. Barrows, Jr, Joseph Barrows, Kelcie Barrows and Cheyanne Barrows all of Weymouth...
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Jessie T. Morrell

March 20, 1940 - July 15, 2017

Jessie T. (Cole) Morrell - 77, of Scituate passed away July 15, 2017 after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Jerome P. Minehan and the late Arthur H. Morrell.Devoted mother of Jerome P. Minehan of Scituate, Tracey E. Leahy and her husband Patrick of Scituate and the late Richard C. Minehan. Cherished Nanee of Christian, Georgia and Elliette Leahy and Maddie Jessie Minehan...
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Joseph Edward Cochran

April 23, 1965 - July 10, 2017

Cochran, Joseph Edward- Age 52, passed away July 10, 2017. He was a son of Randall V. and Eugenia Cochran. Loving father to Shawna Cochran of Scituate and Brian Cochran of Scituate. Former husband of Suzanne Cochran. Cherished brother to Mary Moir of Weymouth, Ann Marie McDonald of Marshfield, William Cochran of Marlborough and Irene Cochran of Oregon. He will also be remembered by 4 nieces and...
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Robert George Bashford

January 4, 1932 - July 10, 2017

Bashford, Robert- of Plymouth, passed away July 10, 2017. Loving husband of the late M. Patricia Bashford. Son of the late Anna (Grube) and Clarence Bashford. Brother of Mary Alice Frieze of Covina CA. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Robert was a graduate of Glendale CA City College, class of 1954. Robert served with the CA Army NG in the Korean Conflict. A memorial service will...
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Harold Edward Cortez

September 24, 1924 - July 6, 2017

Harold Edward Cortez, Age 92, of Scituate, passed away July 6, 2017. He was a son of the late Antonio and Florence Cortez. Devoted husband to the late Jane (Delano) Cortez. Loving father to the late Helen J. Cummings. Cherished grandfather to Joseph Cummings and Heather Cummings, her partner Emanuel Simons, great grandfather to Alyssa Holley, Henry Simons and Zoey Simons. Beloved brother of the...
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David Albert Litchfield

August 25, 1958 - July 5, 2017

LITCHFIELD, David Albert - 58, of Pembroke, formerly of Norwell passed away unexpectedly on July 5, 2017 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He was the beloved son of the late Myron and Beverly (Newcomb) Litchfield. Dave is survived by sister Marcia (Mark) Wilson of Dunstable and brother Jeffrey (Alice) Litchfield of Duncan, SC; nephews Derek Litchfield and Sean Litchfield (Zachary...
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Thomas Leo Donovan

June 26, 1991 - July 4, 2017

Thomas "Tommy" Donovan, 26, of Scituate passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 4, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was the loving son of Lisa (Cavanaugh) and Stephen Donovan. He leaves behind his brother, Daniel, sisters Kelly and Lindsay and many aunts, uncles and cousins.Born in Weymouth, Tommy grew up in Scituate and graduated from Scituate High School. He was pursuing a...
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Harold P. Lynch

October 16, 1938 - July 4, 2017

Harold "Happy"Lynch - Age 78, of Scituate, formerly of Roxbury, passed away July 4, 2017. He was a son of the late Henry and Marion Lynch. He is survived by his wife Ann "Betty Anne" Lynch and his longtime companion Bonnie Broe. Beloved father of Michael and his wife Monique of Scituate, Ann Lynch of Norwood, Paul and his wife Meredith of Marshfield, Linda of Quincy, Brian and his wife Tami of...
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Ann T. Stevens

November 19, 1925 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Leslie Kilduff

July 16, 1953 - July 1, 2017

Kilduff, Leslie- of Scituate, passed away on July 1, 2017. She was a daughter of Rudolph and Inez Ferrari. Beloved wife to Frank Kilduff, MD. Cherished mother of Matthew Kilduff and Michaela Kilduff of Scituate. Loving sister to Gizelle Ferrari-Wong (Lauren) of Westwood, NJ, Gabrielle King (Richard) of Warwick, NY, Michelle Nicolosi of Amawalk, NY and Nicole Ferrari of Houston, TX. She will be...
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Joseph G. McLellan

June 20, 1935 - June 25, 2017

Joseph G., Sr. "Mac" McLellan - 82, of Scituate and North Fort Myers, FL passed away peacefully at home in Scituate on June 25, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of Mary T. (Conroy) McLellan, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Devoted father of Daniel McLellan of Alexandria, VA, Michael McLellan and his wife Lisa of Duxbury, Joseph McLellan, Jr. and his wife...
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Robert F. Tarantino

July 30, 1932 - June 23, 2017

Robert F. Tarantino - 84, of Scituate passed away on June 23, 2017 at the West Roxbury V. A. Hospital after a brief illness. Beloved husband of the late Barbara J. (Blake) Tarantino, with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Devoted father of Robert Tarantino and his wife Cathy of Attleboro and Diane Zeidman and her husband Michael of Plymouth. Cherished grandfather of Ricky, Patricia,...
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John F. Murphy

June 14, 1930 - June 23, 2017

John F. Murphy - 87, proud Scituate resident for over 46 years, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family following a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Anne Murphy, with whom he shared 57 wonderful years of marriage. Devoted father of Michael Murphy and his partner, Jeanette Jones, of Plano, TX, Brian Murphy of Dallas, TX and Deirdre Finnegan and her husband Danny of...
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Michael J. Sacchitella

January 21, 1931 - June 9, 2017

Michael J. Sacchitella of Scituate, Massachusetts passed recently after a long illness. "Poppy" was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and decorated Korean War Veteran. He leaves behind sons Mike and his wife Mary of Scituate, Dave of Connecticut and Chris of Scituate; grandchildren Matteo, Dominic, Dante, Olympia, Joseph, Nikolas, Natalie, Megan, Taryn, Kristen, Maria...
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Andrew Patrick Leach

March 23, 1976 - June 2, 2017

LEACH, Andrew Patrick- Age 41, of Milton, formerly of Scituate, passed away suddenly on June 2, 2017 while exercising at his gym. He was the beloved husband of Amanda (Kelsay) Leach, with whom he exchanged vows on August 30, 2015.Born and raised in Scituate, Andrew was the loving son of Richard and Jacqueline (Hart) Leach. Cherished brother of Matthew Leach and his wife Maryellen (Gill) Leach...
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Paul Kelly

April 13, 1927 - May 31, 2017

Paul F. Kelly - 90, of Scituate, formerly of Meeting House Hill, Dorchester passed away on the morning of May 31, 2017.Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late Thomas J. and Mary (Furlong) Kelly.Loving brother of Thomas Kelly and the late Mary of Brewster. Virginia Doherty and the late Bernard of North Quincy and Scituate, Robert Kelly and his wife Kay of Wollaston and the late Ann...
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Jean M. Dietz

July 15, 1932 - May 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Paul T. Devine

September 6, 1933 - May 24, 2017

Paul T. Devine- Age 83, formerly of Scituate and a resident of Hale's Location, New Hampshire, passed away on May 24, 2017. Paul was a son of the late J. Frank and Josephine Devine. Cherished husband for 56 years to Margaret Devine.Beloved father to James B. Devine, John D. Devine, Patricia M. Kearney, Steven M. Devine and the late Paul T. Devine Jr. Loving grandfather to Melissa, Kevin, Hayley,...
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James Joseph Harmon, Sr.

January 28, 1939 - May 22, 2017

James Joseph Harmon, Sr., 78 years old, of Scituate departed this life on Monday, May 22, 2017 peacefully at home. His devoted wife Maureen (Kinsella) and beloved children Jay, Michael and Tara were at Jim's side during his long journey with Alzheimer's Disease. Jim known for his kind and gentle manner and love for his family, his many friends, and his rich life, faced this fatal disease...
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Albert W. Martin

August 19, 1930 - May 19, 2017

Martin, Albert W.- Age 86, of Scituate passed away Friday May 19, 2017. He was a son of the late Leo and Ruth Martin. He is survived by daughters Ellen Hayes, her husband Dan Hayes of Concord, New Hampshire, Kelly Martin of California and son Patrick Martin of Pocasset , Ma; grandchildren Sarah Hayes , Kevin Hayes and Michaela Hayes all of Concord New Hampshire and Katherine Martin of Pocasset ,...
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David McHugh

August 14, 1939 - May 19, 2017

McHugh, David James "DJ"- Age 77, of Scituate, passed away on May 19, 2017. Born in Boston he was son of the late Patrick and Lillian McHugh. Beloved Husband of Susan J. (Martin) McHugh with whom he shared 19 years of marriage. Devoted father of David Jr. and his wife Judy of North Attelboro, Brian and his wife Jennifer of North Attelboro, Bernadette McHugh of Norton, Patrick and his wife...
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Paul H. O'Donoghue

December 23, 1930 - May 18, 2017

How do we define a life well lived, Let me try to talk about my dad's life.He was born in Canada a child of the depression. A Dual citizen and spoke fluent French.Loved classical music particularly Mozart and Beethoven.When parents separated, his Dad moved to Brooklyn. He lived with his Mom and brothers and sister Clair who is with us today.They were poor and depended upon other family members...
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Jean D. Stanley

March 7, 1930 - May 10, 2017

Jean (Davies) Stanley - 87, of Marshfield, formerly of Scituate passed away peacefully on May 10, 2017 at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham. She was the beloved wife of Peter W. Stanley with whom she shared 65 years of marriage.Daughter to William and Dorothy Davies. Devoted mother of David Stanley of St. Paul, MN, Mark and Dianne Stanley of Scituate, MA and Jon Stanley of Tewksbury MA . ...
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John Daniel McCarthy

October 25, 1937 - May 7, 2017

John Daniel "Jack" McCarthy, age 79, of Scituate passed away peacefully on May 7, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Marylou McCarthy, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Devoted father of John McCarthy of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Kevin McCarthy (Angie) of Burke, VA and Lauren Tafur (Nino) of Leesburg, FL. Cherished grandfather to five grandchildren. Loving brother of Joanne Donahue (Jack)...
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Ruth Ann Roquemore

April 16, 1928 - May 4, 2017

Ruth Wiesner Roquemore of Marshfield passed away peacefully on May 4, 2017. Born April 16, 1928 in Wheeling, West Virginia, Ruth was the cherished wife to the late Richard Dupree Roquemore, Jr; loving mother to Richard David Roquemore of Plymouth, partner Karen Woodhall; daughter Suzanne Dupree Ennis, husband Tom of West Roxbury; daughter Elizabeth Price Wigham, husband Chris of Wales, UK; son...
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Jeffrey Lee Willbanks

May 27, 1953 - May 3, 2017

Aged 63, of Marshfield and Harwichport. A kind and generous man to all that knew him. After a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer, passed on May 3rd, 2017 in Marshfield. Beloved Son of the late Wilton R. Willbanks and Gloria (Fee) Willbanks. Adopted son of Robert D. Hall, Esq. of Harwichport (Deceased). Loving brother of Deborah Foss and Robin "Dallas" Willbanks (Deceased).Best friend and...
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Joseph T. Jordan

December 19, 1934 - May 1, 2017

Joseph T. Jordan of Middleboro, MA died on May 1, 2017 following a brief illness. Born in Pittston, PA, Joe was the son of the late Joseph T., Sr. and Agnes Granahan Jordan. He was a 1952 graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School, Pittston and later attended Harrisburg Area Community College and Elizabethtown College. He was 82.After serving in the US Marine Reserves and the US Army from...
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Ryan William Walsh

August 30, 1985 - April 26, 2017

Ryan William Walsh, of Boston passed away on April 26, 2017 after a long struggle with addiction. He was born August 30th, 1985, the son of Marilyn Howes Walsh of Roslindale and the late Russell W. Walsh. He attended Scituate public schools and graduated from Massasoit Community College with an Associate's Degree in Business Administration. Ryan is survived by his mother Marilyn, his sister...
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William E. Conroy

October 29, 1933 - April 23, 2017

William E. Conroy - 83, of Scituate formerly of Duxbury passed away on the evening of April 24, 2017 at the South Shore Hospital following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of 63 years to Elizabeth (MacDonald) Conroy. Devoted father of Gregory Conroy and his wife Ewa of Jamaica Plain, Cheryl Smith of Scituate and Doug Conroy and his wife Heather of Cohasset. Cherished Papa of...
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Caroline Mary Gorman

August 24, 1956 - April 18, 2017

Caroline M. (Dwyer) Gorman, age 60, of Pembroke and former longtime resident of Scituate passed away on April 18, 2017 after a recent rapid decline in health following a courageous, six year battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Christopher J. Gorman with whom she shared nearly 21 years of marriage. Caroline was the devoted mother of Holly Fassnacht of Weymouth and Stephanie Binkley...
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Cathleen M. Coté

July 9, 1924 - April 6, 2017

Cathleen (Meade) Coté, originally from Dorchester, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2017 with family by her side. Wife of the late Richard E. Coté, devoted mother of Mary Cote-Doyle, Christine O'Brien, John Cote, and Martha Cote. Caring mother-in-law of Mark Doyle and Pat O'Brien, and proud grandmother of Kevin Doyle, Michael Doyle, Erin O'Brien, and Patrick O'Brien. Sister of Sr....
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Ralph Howard Brown

September 25, 1927 - March 31, 2017

Ralph H. Brown - 89, longtime Scituate resident, formerly of Hopedale, MA and Kernersville, NC passed away on March 31, 2017.He was the beloved husband of 35 years to the late Louise "Ann" (Williamson) Brown, who predeceased him in 1988; and Betsey (Pool) Erickson, with whom he shared nearly 25 years of marriage.Devoted father of Christopher A. Brown and his wife Julie "Missy" of Scituate,...
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David Joseph Carroll

October 21, 1990 - March 31, 2017

David Joseph Carroll, 26, of Scituate passed away on March 31, 2017 after a brief illness. He was the beloved son of Joseph and Laura (Cooney) Carroll of Scituate.Loving brother of Amy Carroll Flynn and her husband Lawrence of Duxbury and Leanne Carroll of Scituate. He was the proud "Uncle Davey" to his cherished niece and nephews Hailey, Andrew, Ryan and John Flynn.Grandson of Elizabeth Cooney...
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Muriel Donohue

September 26, 1939 - March 27, 2017

Age 77, formerly of Scituate, Massachusetts, passed away on March 27, 2017 after a long illness. Muriel was a generous woman who made kindness appear effortless. A talented musician, Muriel spent much of her life sharing her love of music with others. At various times over the years, she played the organ for services at several churches in southeastern Massachusetts, including in Scituate,...
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James William Coleman

November 3, 1929 - March 25, 2017

James W. Coleman - age 87, of Scituate, passed away March 25, 2017 while visiting family and friends in Florida. James was born in Dorchester to the late Thaddeus and Beatrice Coleman. He was the loving husband of 50 years to his late wife Dorothy Ann (Dillon) Coleman. Cherished father of Charles Patrick, his wife LuAnn, Jeanne Marie Mullin, Gregory James Coleman and Marita Paula Drosdik and the...
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Jean Schmitz

April 13, 1925 - March 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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