Robert McNeil

Robert McNeil, of East Bridgewater, died July 21, 2014.

Robert McNeil

Robert McNeil

Bob was born, raised, and educated in Dorchester. He married his high school sweetheart, Edith, and started a family with her in Quincy. They later settled in Braintree where they continued to raise their family and finally spent the last 8 years as a retired couple in E. Bridgewater.

Bob worked at Polaroid in Cambridge and Waltham and retired after 35yrs. Bob loved fishing and giving his grandchildren a hard time and will always be remembered for his sense of humor and wise remarks.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Edith (Tribuna) McNeil, His loving children, Karen Cardinale of Brockton, Theresa Corbett and her husband Tom of Abington, Elaine Balfour and her husband Kevin of Brockton, Robert McNeil and his wife Cheryl of Holbrook, Diane Leonard and her husband Robert of Pembroke. Bob will be missed by his 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his two sisters Barbara Johnston, Anne Fitzgerald, and was predeceased by his brother Richard McNeil.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday 4-8 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home SOUTH Weymouth (Rte. 18 opp. South Shore Hos.).

Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 8AM Friday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Bridget’s Church, Abington at 9 am. Cremation will follow.

Donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.

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John D. Carroll, 52

John D. “Jack” Carroll, age 52 of Rockland, formerly of Dennis, Yarmouth and Quincy, died peacefully, Saturday, July 19, 2014 at home, surrounded by his loving family.

John D. Carroll

John D. Carroll

Jack was born and raised in Quincy and was a graduate of North Quincy High School, Class of 1981. He recently moved to Rockland after a year in South Carolina. He had lived in the Dennis, Yarmouth area of Cape Cod for twenty-five years and previously in Quincy. He was a self-employed carpenter.

Jack was a motorcycle enthusiast and loved his Harley-Davidson. He also enjoyed fishing and cribbage. Jack was devoted to his family and friends and enjoyed life to the fullest.

Beloved husband of Angela R. (Hillios) Carroll. Devoted father of Jonathan L. Carroll and his wife Ashley of South Yarmouth and Matthew J. Carroll of Burlington, Vermont. Loving grandfather of Velouria of South Yarmouth. Cherished son of Daniel M. and Geraldine (Suk) Carroll of Rockland. Dear brother of Robert Carroll of Hanover, Yvonne Frye of Fitchburg, Theresa Foley of Weymouth, Lawrence Frye of Fitchburg, Denise Carroll of Rockland, Daniel Carroll of Braintree, James Carroll of Brockton and the late Richard Carroll. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service for Jack will be conducted at the Emerald Hall, 30 Central Street, Abington on Saturday, July 26th at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack’s memory may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or info@pancan.org

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Jeanette A. Crotty

Jeanette A. (Hurt) Crotty of Milton died suddenly July 18, 2014.

Jeanette A. Crotty

Jeanette A. Crotty

Jenny was born, raised, and educated in Manhattan. Jenny graduated from the Bellevue School of Nursing in NY where she met, and later married Matthew, her husband of 52 years. Jenny and Matt married in 1942 and soon after moved to Quincy, MA where they raised their family. Jenny was loved by all and admired by many for her zest for life, love of God and love of adventure.

Jenny was predeceased by her beloved husband Matthew. Devoted mother to Janet Neely of Carver and Elizabeth Fox of Brockton, sister to August Hurt of TX and Mary Stickney of TX. Also is survived by 4 grandchildren Michael, Robert, Timothy, and Christina, 9 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday 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 9:00 AM on Friday prior to the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, 386 Hancock St., Quincy at 10 AM. Burial in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.

Donations in memory of Jeanette may be made to: American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

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George E. Davenport, Sr., 85

George Edwin Davenport, Sr. of Abington, MA, formerly of Quincy, MA, passed away July 20, 2014, at the age of 85. He died as he lived, surrounded by loving family.

The son of the late Angelina and Edwin M. Davenport, George was the beloved husband of the late Bernice M. (Curran) Davenport, brother of the late Emily Luiz, Peter Davenport, Adele “Cookie” Powell, Edwin Jr., survived by sisters Marjorie Mignosa, Dorothy Pinard and brother John Davenport. He is survived by 10 children, Brian, Joan, Bernice “Bunny”, Patricia and George, Davenport, Sharon Leahy, Donna Libby, Joyce Harvill, Jeanne O’Connor, & Janet Coates; and by by 19 grandchildren; James, Michael, Danny, Adam, Joe and Samantha Leahy, Richard and Jessica Libby, SFC Nicholas Davenport, US Army, Kelly, Brian and Christopher O’Connor, Douglas Coates, Trish, Emily, Tina, April and Zachary Downey, and Erica Brown. He is also survived by numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A WWII Navy Veteran, he worked his entire life as a printer for Franklin Print in W. Quincy. Quartermaster of Sir Thomas More Drum and Bugle Corps, he was a longtime member of St. Moritz Horseshoe Club and the American Legion.  George loved gardening, bowling, playing horseshoes, and teaching his kids and grandkids card games. He was known to his wife and kids as Mr. Wonderful.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 24 from 4:00 to 8:00PM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center. Family and friends are invited. On Friday there will be a Service at the funeral home at 10:00AM, followed by burial with Military Honors at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

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Marilyn B. McKay, 83

Marilyn B. (Murphy) McKay of Quincy passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at age 83.

A homemaker, she had worked at one time as a model and as a congressional lobbyist and was the co-founder of the New England Home for Little Wanderers in Norwell.

Beloved wife of William T. McKay, Marilyn was the loving mother of Deborah A. Davey of Sutton, Trace McKay and his wife Peggy of Wilmington, NC and the late Shawn F. McKay; dear grandmother of Scott Mezzetti, Michael James Davey and Michelle Nicola Davey; great-grandmother of Michael L. Davey and his fiancee Kathryn Cain and Jesse Davey and her fiancé Tim Adams; great great-grandmother of Sophia Adams and Shawn Michael Davey.

Services are private. Arrangements were made by Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home, 74 Elm St., Quincy.

Donations in Marilyn’s memory may be made to the New England Home for Little Wanderers 271 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 www.thehome.org.

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