Noreen E. Murphy, 56

Noreen E. “Puddy” (Trainor) Murphy, 56, of Quincy died March 21, 2018.

Noreen Murphy

Noreen Murphy

Noreen’s most cherished role was that of mother to Jaclyn and Erica Murphy, daughters she raised with former husband Kevin Murphy. The youngest child of the late John E. and Esther (Petrucci) Trainor, she was a loving sister to Jack, Frank, Ginny, Robert and the late Rosemarie, Mary “Missy” and Richard, and also a beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Noreen was a lifelong resident of Quincy, graduating from Fontbonne Academy and later with distinction from Laboure College of Nursing.  Noreen excelled in her work as a nurse and was passionate about helping others. Her personality lit up a room and endeared her to all she met. She was vibrant, vivacious and had a contagious laugh along with a kind and loving heart. “Puddy” will be sadly missed and always remembered.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Sunday 2-6 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9:15 AM on Monday prior to the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Quincy at 10 AM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Donations in memory of Noreen may be made to the Herren Project, PO Box 131, Portsmouth, RI 02871 or

See for directions and online condolences.

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Gunvor V. Infascelli, 88

Gunvor V. Infascelli of Quincy passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at age 88.

Gunvor V. Infascelli

Gunvor V. Infascelli

Born in Goteborg, Sweden, she lived in Quincy for 33 years.

The beloved wife of the late Lindo J. “Lindy” Infascelli, Gunvor was the loving mother of Ingela G. Murley and her husband Neil of Hingham and the late Kent G. Agven and Maylene C. Jesseman; stepmother of Richard J. Infascelli and his wife Elizabeth of Plymouth, David T. Infascelli and his wife Nancy of Plymouth, Lt. Steven M. Infascelli QFD and his wife Debra of Norwell; dear grandmother of Aaron, Justin, Gretchen, Christine, Michael, Matthew, Andrew, Stephen, Karen, David and John; great-grandmother of Lily, Myles, Tyler, James, Corey, Breanna, Timothy, Elizabeth and Emely; and is also survived by a brother and sister in Sweden, many nieces and nephews and her dear friends, Evelyn and Jack O’Brien.

Family and friends are invited to a funeral service on Saturday, March 24th at 11:00AM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Gunvor’s memory may be made to the Salvation Army, 6 Baxter St., Quincy, MA 02169.

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Putnam S. Borden, 89

Putnam S. “Put” Borden, age 89, a lifelong Quincy resident, passed away peacefully, Monday, March 19, 2018 at the New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton, in the comfort of his loving family.

Putnam S. Borden

Putnam S. Borden

Put was born in Quincy to the late Charles A. and Gertrude J. (Barr) Borden. He was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1947. He was also a graduate of Northeastern University in 1955. He and his late wife, Alice, enjoyed winters in West Palm Beach, Florida, for thirty years.

He was employed as human resource manager for the Smithsonian Institute in Cambridge, which is involved with astrophysical research. He retired in 1994 after thirty years of service. Put served as the director of the Quincy Council on Aging for several years under the administration of former Quincy Mayor Walter J. Hannon. He also taught business administration with the Newbury College night school program.

Put was a longtime active member of St. John the Baptist Parish in Quincy, serving as a lector, Eucharistic minister, baseball and basketball coach, and participating on various committees and special events. He was also a longtime member of the Adams Heights Men’s Club of Quincy.

He was an avid jazz music enthusiast, enjoyed reading two newspapers a day, mystery novels, and was a fan of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox. He was a frequent visitor at the Thomas Crane Public Library in Quincy.

He loved golfing both here at home and in Florida and was the last surviving member of Wollaston’s “Joe Beck Gang.”

Most of all, Put was dedicated to his family, especially to his wife and children, supporting all their activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for sixty-two years of the late Alice Christine (MacLeod) Borden. Devoted father of Allyson M. Borden of Quincy, Kenneth M. Borden of Washington, D.C., Holly S. Borden and her husband Rudra Altman of Holden Beach, North Carolina, and Neil P. Borden of Quincy. Brother–in-law of Kate and Lloyd Emery of Hull. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Monday, March 26th 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 Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. At the request of the family, interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Put’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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

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Arnold Miele, 86

Arnold (Aniello) Miele, age 86, of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, formerly of Quincy, died at Seasons Hospice Home in Milton on March 18, 2018.

Arnold Miele

Arnold Miele

He was the husband of Rita (Palumbo) Miele.

Born in Naples, Italy, on Nov. 14, 1931, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Rosa (Valentino) Miele. He was employed as a foreman at Children’s Hospital in Boston for many years. Arnold was a member of the Quincy Sons of Italy and the Italian American Club in Ft. Myers Beach, FL, where he with his wife would enjoy Friday night dances. He was an avid sportsman which included hunting and fishing.

Besides his wife he is survived by 5 children, Rose DiCesare and her husband Michael of Quincy, Vincent Miele of Braintree, Steven Miele and his wife Elizabeth of Ft. Meyers Beach, FL, Teresa Miele Ash of Quincy and Francis Miele and his wife Ann-Marie of Estero, FL; 11 grandchildren, Christopher DiCesare, Diana Cavallo, Vincent Aniello Miele, Sean Miele, Bryan Ash, Gina Ash, James Ash, Ryan Miele, Justin Gilmore, Michaela and Alex VanMecl; 10 great grandchildren, Matthew, Alison, Caroline, Lauren, Luciano, Chase,  Mason, Connor, Aidan and Ana. 4 siblings, Joseph Miele, Mario Miele, Michael Miele and Rita DiDonna. He was also brother of the late Luigi Miele.

Memorial visitation will be held at the Bolea-Buonfiglio Funeral Home 116 Franklin St Quincy on Saturday, March 31, from 10:00am to 1:00pm with a closing prayer service. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in “Nello’s” memory to the Lewy Body Dementia Association 912 Killian Hill Rd. S.W. Lilburn, GA 30047 or online at .

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Elizabeth W. Zaccari

Elizabeth W. Zaccari, of 99 Brackett St., Quincy, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, with her family by her side.

Elizabeth W. Zaccari

Elizabeth W. Zaccari

She previously resided in Pittsfield and North Quincy. She was born in Quincy on May 14, 1930. She was the daughter of Eleanor Hathon and attended Quincy schools. Elizabeth worked in retail banking. She enjoyed crafts, including knitting, quilting, rug braiding and horseback riding and also enjoyed square and round dancing, having been a long time member of Circle 8 Square Dance Club. She was a former communicant of St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church in Quincy and after making her profession of faith in the Catholic Church, she was active with Mt. Carmel and of St. Mark’s Churches in Pittsfield.

She is predeceased by her first husband, Wilbur R. Larson and second husband Richard A. Zaccari, Sr. Survivors include her two half-brothers, Leonard Hathon and his wife Priscilla, and Stanley Hathon and his wife Eva, a son, Dean A. Larson and wife Glenda of Hanover, and her daughter, Ellie Mulcahy and her husband David of Monmouth, ME, and five grandchildren, Nathan Larson, Andrew Larson, Beth Mills, Kathryn Pope, Meredith Mulcahy, a stepson, Richard Zaccari, Jr. and his wife Shirley of Pittsfield, and a stepdaughter, Maryann Hyatt and her husband, Brian of Sheffield, 3 step grandchildren, Debbie Smith, Cheryl Zaccari, Richard Zaccari III, and their families including 10 great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father Howard Williams, her mother Eleanor (Jack) Williams Hathon, her stepfather, Leonard Hathon, Sr. and two brothers, Arnold Williams and Howard Williams.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 9:00 am at St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church 392 Hanover St, Rte 139 in Hanover. An interment will occur later in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Last Resort (Cat Shelter), 1126 Broadway, Hanover, MA 02339 or to the charity of your choice.

Funeral arrangements were made by Sullivan Funeral Home, Hanover.

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