Thomas J. McPartlin, 68

Thomas J. McPartlin, 68, of Quincy, died March 26, 2015.

Thomas McPartlin

Thomas McPartlin

The beloved husband of Wendie (Portnoy) McPartlin of Quincy. Loving father of Scott McPartlin of VA, Eric McPartlin of Quincy and Kevin McPartlin and his wife Christian of Quincy. Devoted Papa of Ethyn, Devin and Aydin McPartlin. Brother of Pat Langley and her husband Bill of CA. Eileen Lloyd of RI, Jim & Sue McPartlin of Marshfield, Peggy & Bruce McGuinness of CT, Neil McPartlin and his companion Kristin of ME, Gary & Risa McPartlin of PA. Tom is also survived by several nieces, nephews great nieces and great nephews.

A lifelong Quincy resident, Tom worked for the Post Office for 30 years. He was a proud Vietnam Air Force Veteran. He enjoyed following Boston sports and always kept up to date with current affairs. He had a good sense of humor and a strong work ethic. He will be remembered as a kind, caring devoted family man. He will be missed by all those who knew him.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Monday 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 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday prior to the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church,  North Quincy at 10 a.m. Burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Thomas may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. See or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.

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Donna J. Denning, 70

Donna J. (Foster) Denning, age 70 of Quincy, formerly of South Boston, died peacefully at home, Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Donna was born in Boston, raised and educated in South Boston schools and had lived in Quincy for 25 years. She was a retired supervisor for the Boston Housing Authority with 29 years of service and had been retired several years.

Donna loved her cats and was devoted to her family and especially to her three cherished grandchildren.

Devoted mother of Daniel B. Denning and his wife Kimi of Lynn and the late David E. Denning. Loving Nana of Christopher, Luke and Hannah. Dear sister of Robert Foster of Quincy, Joseph Foster of South Boston, Richard Foster of Weymouth and the late Glenda Foster. Donna is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

At the request of Donna’s family, services were private. Arrangements were made by Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Ave., Quincy.

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Marie A. Ingram, 57

Marie A. (Flanagan) Ingram, 57, of Quincy, originally from Dorchester, died at home surrounded by the family she cherished on March 26, 2015 after a long illness.

Marie A. Ingram

Marie A. Ingram

Beloved wife of Sean Ingram of Quincy. Devoted mother of Gregory and Nikki Ingram, both of Quincy. Cherished daughter of Joseph and Patricia (O’Malley) Flanagan of Dorchester. Loving sister of Joseph Flanagan of West Roxbury, Paul Flanagan of Hingham, James Flanagan of Somerville and Susan Flibotte of Hingham. Sister-in-law of Janet Steele of Braintree, Thomas Ingram of Tucson, Ariz., Susan Ingram of Randolph and the late Patricia Kelley. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and her longtime dear friends, the “Pinkies.”

Marie was born and raised in Dorchester. She graduated from St. Ann’s Grammar School and then Cardinal Cushing High School in South Boston. Marie had a passion for singing and a great sense of humor.

The cornerstone of her life was her family, she cherished them and in return they adored her. She was their rock and they will remember her as a devoted wife and mother who was kind and strong.  Although they are heart broken, they are grateful for all the blessings she brought into their lives. Marie will be sadly missed by all those who knew her.

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 St. Ann’s Church, Quincy at 10 AM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Donations in memory of Marie may be made to National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave #2, Norwood, MA 02062. See or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.

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Jessie Broberg, 93

Jessie (Latou) Broberg, 93, passed away peacefully in Falmouth on March 17, 2015 after a brief illness. Mrs. Broberg was the wife of the late Warren H. Broberg and the sister of the late Flora (Latou) Robinson.

Jessie Broberg

Jessie Broberg

Jessie was a longtime resident of Quincy, Hanover, and Falmouth and worked for many years as an executive secretary for General Dynamics until her retirement in 1988. She was a parishioner of the Quincy Point Congregational Church for more than 50 years. Jessie will always be known for her competence, quick wit, and winning smile. She will be dearly missed by all who loved her.

Jessie is survived by her stepson Laurence Broberg of Marshfield and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband John Maroney.

Her family wishes to thank the medical and support staff at the Falmouth Hospital and Dr. James Everett and staff in Weymouth for their exceptional care of Jessie.

Funeral services for Mrs. Broberg will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA, 01701.

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Rose A. Woods, 103

Rose A. Woods of Plymouth and formerly Quincy passed away on March, 25 2015 at the age of 103.

Rose A. Woods

Rose A. Woods

Beloved wife of the late Martin J Woods. Daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (Santospirito) Delorenzo. Sister of the late Ann lazarro and John Delorenzo. Survived by three Martin J. “Woody” Woods and wife Pamela of East Bridgewater, John A. Woods and wife Olivia of Plymouth and Joseph F. Woods and wife Susan of Marshfield; grandchildren John Woods Jr. and Tina Rossetti of Wareham, Michael P. Woods and wife Donna of Pembroke, Michele Woods of East Bridgewater and Mark Skinner of Marshfield; great-grandchildren Shawn Martin Spillane of East Bridgewater, Allie Olivia Woods of Pembroke, and Dominic Paul Hurley of Wareham; and many nieces and nephews.

She was employed as a bookkeeper for many years. She graduated from Boston Girls High School and Boston Business School. Mrs. Woods was a member of the Plymouth Golden Age Club and the Pinehurst Friendship Club. She enjoyed sports, reading, baking and time with her family.

Visitation will take place on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Cartmell Funeral Home, 150 Court St. Plymouth from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The funeral will take place on Monday morning at 9:45 from the  Cartmell Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church, South Meadow Rd., Plymouth at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in Plymouth County Cemetery, Plymouth.

In lieu of flowers Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to Cranberry Hospice & Palliative Care, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, MA 02360.

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