Marie E. Popp

Marie E. Popp of Quincy, formerly of White Plains, NY, and Schaghticoke, NY, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2017.

Marie was active in many social, community and religious organizations and activities. She loved to travel and relished spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Popp; her parents, Peter and Helen Ryan; and siblings Vincent, Edward and Dorothy Ryan.  She is survived by her daughter, Krisanne Godfrey and her husband, Bob, of Quincy; daughter Karyn Antico and her husband, Steve, of White Plains, NY; son, David and his wife, Cheryl, of Rockville, MD; brother, David and his wife Agnes, of Schaghticoke, NY; seven grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 23 at 10:30 AM at Saint Mary Parish in Quincy, MA.  Burial will be private.  Donations may be made in Marie’s name to Norwell VNA and Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061.

For online condolences, please visit lydonchapelforfunerals.com

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Robert P. Martin

Robert P. Martin of Westwood formerly of North Quincy and Dorchester died December 7, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Robert P. Martin

Robert P. Martin

Beloved son of Laura (Constestable) Martin of Quincy and the late Richard F. Martin.  Devoted  brother of Richard F. Martin, Jr. and his wife Diane of  Marshfield, Michael T. Martin and his wife Dotty of Hanover,  William Martin and his wife Mary of Quincy, Jane Daley and her husband Michael of Westwood and Patrick Martin and his wife Tammy of North Quincy and the late Nancy Martin-Landers.   Cherished uncle of 32 nieces and nephews.

Bobby was born and raised in Dorchester.  He worked in the restaurant business managing several restaurants over the years and he was particularly proud of managing the Arches in Orange County, California. Bobby had a zest for life and a wonderful personality.  He was a member of the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps and a longtime member of the McKeon post in Dorchester. Bobby enjoyed trips to Foxwoods and playing golf.  He was proud of his service to his country in the United States Navy. Most of all Bobby loved his family and spending time with his nieces and nephews who were the cornerstone of his life. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known him.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at 10:30am in Saint Gregory Church, Dorchester.  Visiting hours on Tuesday   December 12, 2017 4-8PM in the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester Lower Mills.  Interment in Massachusetts   National Cemetery, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Bobby may be made to the Fisher House Foundation, 111 Rockville Pike #420, Rockville, MD  20850.

See dolanfuneral.com for online condolences.

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Hancock-Adams Green Flyer 12-10-2017

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George A. Harrington Jr.

George A. Harrington Jr. of Quincy died November 24, 2017.

George A. Harrington Jr.

George A. Harrington Jr.

George graduated from North Quincy High School in 1958 and worked at Quincy City Hospital.  During the last decade of his life George was a resident at Hancock Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Quincy where he was beloved by the staff and other residents for his kind and friendly nature.  George was a member of the North Quincy Knights of Columbus and was a fan of the Red Sox and the Patriots.

Many North Quincy people will remember George as the young man who walked everywhere and attended Mass at Sacred Heart Church.

Son of the late George A. Harrington and Irene C. (Drew) Harrington.  George leaves many cousins and his friends at Hancock Park. All who knew him can attest that George never met a stranger.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Mass in St. John’s Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM.  Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of George may be made to United Cerebral Palsy, 1825 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006.

 

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Mariano Marinelli, 85

Mariano Marinelli, age 85, a longtime resident of Quincy, died peacefully, Sunday, December 10, 2017 at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Mariano Marinelli

Mariano Marinelli

Mariano was born, raised and educated in Anversa degli Abruzzi, Italy. He immigrated to the United States in 1954 and settled in Quincy, where he lived for over sixty years. He was also a summer resident of Yarmouth for over twenty years.

Mariano was employed as tailor at Saks Fifth Avenue in Boston for fourteen years. Prior to that, he was employed for over twenty-five years for the former Alla Company of Boston.

He enjoyed working around his house and was talented with tools. Mariano also enjoyed his time on Cape Cod, playing the Italian card game “scopa” and drinking espresso. He was a longtime parishioner of Saint John the Baptist Church in Quincy.

Most of all, Mariano was dedicated to his family, proudly supporting the activities and accomplishments of his grandchildren.

Beloved husband for fifty-seven years of Mary (Poillucci) Marinelli. Devoted father of Debra R. Cardarelli and her husband Pompeo of Weymouth, John V. Marinelli and his wife Annie of Norwell. Loving grandfather of Andrew D. Cardarelli and his wife Angelina, Matthew D. Cardarelli and his wife Lauren, all of Weymouth, Mark A. Marinelli of Quincy, and David J. Marinelli of Pembroke. Dear brother of Venanzio Marinelli and his wife Elvira of Revere. Son of the late Venanzio and Maria (Stracco) Marinelli and stepson of the late Dominico Marinelli. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Wednesday, December 13,  at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Tuesday 4 – 8 p.m. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Mariano’s memory may be made to the Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 02370.

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