Dr. David S. O’Hanley, 59

Dr. David Sean O’Hanley, 59, died peacefully on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center.

Dr. David S. O’Hanley

Dr. David S. O’Hanley

David was the Son of the late Angus Valentine and Mary (McGeoghegan) O’Hanley, born on March 21, 1958, in Quincy.

David is survived by his loving wife, Hilda Nevius, and two loving children, Jo and Gus O’Hanley.

David is also survived by four siblings, Richard O’Hanley of New York, Kathleen (O’Hanley) Cain of Quincy, Brian O’Hanley of Woburn, and Kevin O’Hanley of Quincy.  David is also pre-deceased by one sibling, Michael O’Hanley of Hingham. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

David attended Quincy Public Schools, was a member of the National Honor Society, and played on the North Quincy High School varsity hockey team.

He graduated from Bridgewater State College in 1980 and the University of Minnesota with a Doctorate in geology in 1986.

He was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto and the University of Saskatchewan. He returned to Minnesota in 1990 and began working for Trinity School as a teacher of many subjects.

There will be a funeral service on Thursday, February 22, at 10AM at St. Peter’s Church, in Mendota Heights, MN. A Celebration of Life, will take place on Friday, the 23rd, at 6PM, at Trinity School at River Ridge, in Eagan, MN.

All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers please donate to Doctors without Borders or the Trinity School tuition assistance fund.





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Quincy Baby’s Death Being Investigated


State Police and the Quincy Police Department are investigating the death of an 11-month-old girl who died in a Boston hospital Saturday after being taken there from her Wollaston home two days prior.

First responders were called to the Wollaston home for medical assistance Feb. 15, and the child was taken to a Boston hospital and remained there until her death Saturday, said David Traub, spokesman for the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of the child’s death, Traub said.

No further information was available Monday morning.

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Florence E. Cawley

Florence E. (O’Connor) Cawley of Quincy died Feb. 14.

Florence E. Cawley

Florence E. Cawley

Beloved wife of the late Francis M. Cawley.  Devoted mother of John M. Cawley of Quincy.  Loving grandmother of Timothy M. of ME, Marissa A. and John M. Jr. both of Quincy.  Beloved sister of Eleanor M. Feeney of So. Boston, John J. O’Connor of ME and the late Marie A. Hayden and Arthur O’Connor.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial Wed Feb. 21 at 10 A.M. in St. Joseph’s Church, Quincy.  Visiting hours Tuesday from 4-7 in the Lydon Chapel for Funerals, 644 Hancock St., Quincy.

Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery with her husband Francis.


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Downtown Construction Activities Week Of Feb. 18

webHancock-Adams Green Flyer 2-18-2018

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Louis Coletti, 90

Louis “Smiler” Coletti, 90, of Pittsfield, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 16, 2018 at his residence.

Louis Coletti

Louis Coletti

Born on February 28, 1927 in Quincy; he was the son of the late Valentino and Catherine (Tempester) Coletti. Louis had a love for horses that started when he was 12 years old and continued on for some time. He even worked as a trainer along the East Coast for many years. He was always known for being well dressed, which came from his many years working as a presser at multiple cleaner companies.

Louis worked as a salesman and manager for Hydromatic Sales and Service and later at P.K. Lindsey working with sheet metal while he lived in Deerfield, later moving to Pittsfield. He enjoyed playing the guitar, was part of a band and even played on the radio.

Besides his parents, Louis was predeceased by a daughter, Catherine Shoulla in 2005 as well as a brother, Joseph Coletti. He is survived by his wife Lorraine (Wright) Coletti with whom he shared  over 70 years of marriage; his son, Daniel Coletti and his wife Meg of Quincy, siblings, Daniel M. Coletti, Paul V. Coletti, Geraldine Coletti, Lorretta Evans and Ann Marie Coletti, three grandchildren, Jillian Shoulla, Megan Hale and her husband Ryan and Steven Coletti and his wife  Katherine, eleven great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Pittsfield. Interment will be held in the spring at Fairview Cemetery, Canterbury Road, Northwood.

The Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home, Epsom, is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit stilloaks.com.

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