Mary R. Bilwin

Mary R. (D’Arrigo) Bilwin of Quincy died May 15, 2018 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family.

Mary Bilwin

Mary Bilwin

Mary lived for and adored her loving family. She was happiest when they gathered together in her home and she could entertain for holidays and special occasions. She especially loved decorating for Christmas. Mary loved to cook and had quite an impressive library of cookbooks. She really enjoyed shopping, playing scrabble, and her many years of summer vacations with her family and in laws down the Cape. Mary was so proud of her daughter, son, and three grandchildren. Her greatest joys were watching her granddaughter dance, her grandson’s sporting events and spending time with her beloved husband.

After working for approximately 30 years at Tufts Medical Center Hospital as an administrative secretary, she started MRB Word Processing, a medical transcription business. Mary is described by all who knew and loved her as happy, laughing, kind, sweet, fun, positive, patient and strong. She lived life simply and to the fullest. Mary will be great missed by all.

Daughter of the late Epifano and Mary (Rigoli) D’Arrigo. Beloved wife of Edward Bilwin of Quincy. Cherished mother of Linda Sullivan and her late husband Paul M. Sullivan Jr. of Wakefield and John Bilwin of Quincy. Loving sister of Anthony D’Arrigo and his wife Christine of Quincy. Adoring “Nonni” of Matthew, Michael, and Katherine Sullivan. Loving aunt of Susan, Lisa, and Anthony D’Arrigo and his wife Beth. Also survived by many extended family and friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Tuesday 4-8 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9:30 AM on Wednesday prior to the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Quincy at 10:30 AM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

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Dorothy G. Marchant, 95

Dorothy G. (Deacon) Marchant, age 95, of Weymouth, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Friday, May 11, 2018 at CareOne at Weymouth, in the comfort of her loving family.

Dorothy Marchant

Dorothy Marchant

Dorothy was born in Quincy to the late John R. and Gladys (Hirtle) Deacon. She was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of the Woodward School for Girls, Class of 1941 and the Burdett School of Business in 1943. She had lived in Weymouth for eight years and most of her life in Quincy.

She had been employed for many years as a data processing specialist for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with the Department of Unemployment Security in Boston. Previously, she had worked at the former Quincy City Hospital.

Dorothy loved all animals and as a young woman had enjoyed playing the piano.

She was dedicated to her family and was especially proud of her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Beloved wife of the late Lamont D. Marchant.

Devoted mother of John R. Marchant and his wife Linda of Stoughton, Philip G. Marchant and his wife Jody of Weymouth, Kenneth E. Marchant of Weymouth and the late Russell J. Marchant.

Dorothy was survived by many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.

One of four siblings, she was sister of William Deacon of Middleboro and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, funeral services and interment were private.

For those who wish, donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements under the direction of the Sweeney Brothers, Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy.


You are invited to visit or call 617-47+2-6344.

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Joan B. Podbielski

Joan B. Podbielski, of Quincy, formerly South Boston, passed away May 14, 2018.

Daughter of the late Billy and Stella Podbielski, Joan was a very independent woman. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Friday 8:30-9:30 AM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY followed by the funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, Quincy at 10 AM. Burial in New Calvary Cemetery, Boston. I lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joan may be made to Fenno House, 540 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02070.

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Hancock – Adams Common Construction Zone Expanding

Sidewalks Closure USE

The work zone for the Hancock Adams Common construction project will expand Monday temporarily closing two sidewalks in the area for up to six weeks, officials announce.

Starting Monday, May 21, the sidewalk on the west side of Temple Street, adjacent to the work zone, between the Burgin & Platner Building and the United First Parish Church, will be temporarily closed.  Access for businesses within the Burgin & Platner Building will remain open during this time; however through pedestrian traffic to Hancock Street and Washington Street will be redirected to the sidewalk on the east side of Temple Street.

The raised crosswalk on Temple Street will also be temporarily closed.

Pedestrian traffic to and from Washington Street and Hancock Street shall utilize the eastern sidewalk on Temple Street and shall utilize the crosswalks at the intersection of Washington St. and Temple St. (adjacent to UFPC) as well as the crosswalk at the intersection of Temple St. and Hancock St. (adjacent to the Stop & Shop Headquarters Building).

Pedestrian access to Quincy City Hall, the Quincy Center MBTA Station and the United First Parish Church will remain unchanged.

The section of sidewalk on the west side of Temple Street, between the Burgin & Platner Building and United First Parish Church, will remain closed to pedestrian through traffic for approximately six weeks, and is expected to re-open in early July.

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John J. ‘Jack’ Morey, 75

John J. “Jack” Morey, age 75, of Quincy, formerly of Charlestown, died peacefully, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

John Morey

John Morey

Jack was born in Charlestown to the late John and Sarah (Murphy) Morey. He was raised in Charlestown and was a graduate of Boston Technical High School. He had lived in Quincy for forty-two years.

He was employed as a printer for many years with the financial printing company, Bowne of Boston. He later worked for the Boston Herald in the computer room for several years.

Jack was a Vietnam Era veteran having served in the U.S. Army.

He enjoyed music, travelling and was a Boston sports fan. After retirement, he loved using his computer.

Most of all, Jack was dedicated to his family and especially proud of his cherished grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for fifty-five years of Anne (Feterowski) Morey.

Devoted father of Annie Marinelli and her husband John of Norwell, John J. Hewit and his wife Bailey of Canton and Susie Morey of Quincy.

Loving grandfather of Mark Marinelli, David Marinelli, Charlie Hewit and Nate Hewit.

One of five siblings, Jack was brother of Brenda Page of Charlestown, Karen Smith of Woburn and pre-deceased by Patricia Maguire and Sally Corcoran. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Ave., Quincy on Saturday, May 19th at 10 a.m. Relatives and friend are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home Friday 5 – 8 p.m. Interment with Military Honors at Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.

For those who wish, donations in Jack’s memory may be made to VNA Hospice & Palliative Care, Fund Development Office, 199 Rosewood Drive, Suite 180, Danvers, MA 01923.

You are invited to visit or call 617-472-6344.

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