Edward J. Pasquale, 88

Edward J. Pasquale, age 88, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died peacefully, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Edward J. Pasquale

Edward J. Pasquale

Edward was born in Boston to the late Sabatino and Emma (Faiella) Pasquale. He was raised and educated in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy Trade School, Class of 1949.

Eddie was employed as a parts coordinator at the Pneumatic Scale Corporation for twenty-five years. During World War II, he worked at the former Fore River Shipyard in Quincy.

He enjoyed music and dancing and, as a young man, was a popular singer at the original Fox & Hound Restaurant on Sea Street in Quincy. Eddie was a lifelong parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church in Quincy where he served as an usher for many years.

Beloved husband for fifty years of Cynthia M. “Cindy” (Hayden) Pasquale. One of ten siblings, Edward was the devoted brother of Louis “Lou” Pasquale and his wife Terry of Braintree, and was predeceased by Philomena Mancini, Mary A. Cerasoli, Agla “Cookie” Carullo, Irma “Betty” Ridge, Panfilo “Pamp” Pasquale, Willis Pasquale, Mario Pasquale, Q.F.D., Retired, and Rudolph “Poof” Pasquale.

He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and in-laws as well as his goddaughter, Diane Parlee and her husband Wayne of Pembroke and nephew, Fred Hayden and his wife Kristyne of Merrimack, NH.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Tuesday, May 21st 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. Visitation at the funeral home Monday 5 – 7 p.m. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Edward’s memory may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168. Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Cindy and the Pasquale family would like to thank the dedicated staff of the Norwell VNA and Hospice and the ArchAngel Home Care, Inc. for the compassionate and loving care they provided for Eddie these past few months.

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

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Wollaston Could Get Taproom, 75 Residential Units


A developer is proposing a mixed-use project on Beale Street in Wollaston Center featuring 75 residential units and four storefronts, including one that could house a brewery, taproom and restaurant.

Ward 5 Councillor Kirsten Hughes will host a public meeting on the plan at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, inside the auditorium at Quincy High School, 100 Coddington St.

The developer, Eric Zhang of Bayfort Holdings LLC, owns the properties at 21-29 Beale St., 51-55 Cushing St. and 65-67 Chapman St. The properties contain about 28,000 square feet of space and are located within a business C zoning district, according to Zhang’s attorney, Edward Fleming. The existing retail building on Beale Street would be razed, along with the four-family houses at 55 Cushing St. and 65 Chapman St.

The new building would include four storefronts along Beale Street, a two-story story parking garage in the rear of the site, and 75 residential units on the upper floors. The retails spaces would range in size from 963 square feet to 6,125 square feet, Fleming said. That would include a two-story retail unit, with a full basement, on the corner of Beale and Chapman Streets that could house a potential brewery, taproom and restaurant.

The building would range in height from four stories in the rear to seven stories along Beale Street, Fleming said. It would include an exterior courtyard, a fitness facility that would offer memberships to the community and a meeting room. The proposal also includes widened sidewalks along Beale Street.

The project would require approval from the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Zhang’s proposal is the second for Wollaston Center unveiled in recent weeks. Miao Kun “Michael” Fang in April released plans to build a six-story, 63-unit residential building at 10 Beale St., which was formerly home to the Wollaston Theater.

Fang’s proposal was panned by residents at a community meeting April 25. Residents at that meeting said the plan should include a retail component given the building’s location in a business district.

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21 Residents Pull Papers For Quincy Election


Twenty-one residents have taken out papers to run in this year’s municipal election, setting up five potential races for seats on the City Council and a contest for the three slots available on the School Committee.

The most recent residents to pull papers are Frank Santoro, 14 Lois Ter., who is seeking a School Committee seat; Joseph Murphy of 18 Macy St., who is running for the Ward 1 seat on the council; and William Burke of 28 Rice Rd., who is seeking one of the three at-large seats on the council.

The deadline to submit completed nomination papers to the Board of Registrars of Voters is July 19 at 5 p.m. Certified nomination papers, including a statement of candidacy, would then need to be filed with the City Clerk’s Office by 5 p.m. on Aug. 6.

The signatures of 50 registered voters are required for each office in a municipal election. Residents running for one of the six ward councillor seats must obtain the signatures from within their ward.

Santoro, a former School Committee member, is the fourth resident to pull papers in the race for a seat on the committee. Two incumbent members, Paul Bregoli of 80 Willow Ave. and Kathryn Hubley of 48 Marion St., have pulled papers for re-election. A third candidate, Courtney Perdios of 86 Ruggles St., has done so as well. Perdios has already submitted the requisite 50 signatures to the clerk’s office.

Burke would be running against the three incumbent at-large councillors, who have all taken out nomination papers. They are: Noel DiBona, 70 Chickatabot Rd.; Nina Liang, 2 Williams St.; and Anne Mahoney, 12 Ferriter St.

Murphy joins two others seeking the Ward 1 seat. They are incumbent David McCarthy of 48 Whitney Rd. and Danielle Kempe of 1 Adams St.

In Ward 3, the incumbent, Ian Cain of 8 Highpoint Cir., has taken out papers to seek re-election. Eriberto Soto Jr. of 627 Adams St. has likewise taken out papers to run for the seat.

Three residents have pulled papers to run for the Ward 5 seat on the City Council; incumbent Kirsten Hughes announced earlier this spring she would not seek re-election in the fall. The three residents to pull papers for that seat are: Christopher DeCambra of 25 Langley Cir.; Mary Lally of 10 Weston Ave.; and Charles Phelan, a former councillor, of 298 Fenno St.

In Ward 6, incumbent William Harris of 74 Ashworth Rd. has taken out papers to seek re-election. William Isenberg of 36 Carle Rd. has also pulled papers for that race.

The remaining ward councillors – Brad Croall, 92 Viden Rd. (Ward 2) and Brian Palmucci, 16 Cross St. (Ward 4) – have taken out papers to run for re-election.

Mayor Thomas Koch, who resides at 249 Newbury Ave., has pulled papers to seek re-election. No challenger has emerged in that race yet.

A preliminary election would be required if more than two candidates run for mayor or any one ward council seat, or if more than six ran for either councillor at-large or the school board.

The preliminary election would be held Sept. 10. The final election is scheduled for Nov. 5.

The deadline for residents to register to vote in the preliminary election would be 8 p.m. on Aug. 21, and absentee balloting would end at noon the day before the preliminary.

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 5 general election is Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. Absentee balloting ends at noon on Nov. 4.

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James M. Perkins

James M. Perkins, 74, of Quincy died May 14, 2019 at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.

James M. Perkins

James M. Perkins

The beloved husband of 28 years to Patricia (Lemon) Perkins of Quincy. Father of James M. Perkins, Jr. of Quincy, Karen Perkins of Malden and the late Brian Marese. Stepfather of Teresa Walsh and her husband Richard Daniels of Quincy, Christopher Walsh and his wife Cindy of Weymouth and Luanne Laramee and her husband Mark of Plympton. Brother of George Perkins of Rockland, Barbara Archibald of Weymouth and Mary Hines of Abington and the late Earl Perkins, John Perkins, Raymond Perkins, Robert Perkins, Roger Perkins, Doris Yellowchuck, Patricia Bovare and Virginia Ray. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren.

Jim loved to walk Nantasket Beach with his beloved wife Pat. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father and grandfather who cherished his family. He will be sadly missed.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth Landing on Wednesday May 22, 2019 at 10:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jim may be made to American Cancer Society, 125 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130.

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Thomas W. Nadeau, 58

Thomas W. Nadeau, age 58, of Quincy and Wells, ME, passed away peacefully Thursday morning May 16, 2019.

Thomas W. Nadeau

Thomas W. Nadeau

Born in Brockton, he was the son of the late Joseph F. Nadeau and Marilyn T. (Murphy) Nadeau. Tom was the beloved husband of Elizabeth Donovan Nadeau, devoted father to Jenelle, Liane, Michael, Elizabeth, and Hannah, all of Boston, and loving brother of Gerard Nadeau and his wife Diane of North Easton.

Tom was a 1979 graduate of Brockton High School, and later earned his Bachelors degree from Stonehill College and Masters of Business Administration from Babson College. Tom was a senior executive at Metro Credit Union and had a long-time career in banking. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and was a member of Thorny Lea Golf Club in Brockton.

Relatives and friends are invited to join a Celebration of Life at Granite Links Golf Club on Tuesday May 21 any time between 4:30 and 8:30pm. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Tom’s memory to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445.

See keohane.com for online condolences.

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