Carolina A. Ferrara

Carolina A. Ferrara of Quincy died December 2, 2016.

Carolina A. Ferrara

Carolina A. Ferrara

Born in Italy to the late Sabatino and Mariannina Ferrara, Carolina has lived in Quincy since 1953. Beloved sister of John Ferrara and Louie Ferrara both of Quincy, Anthony Ferrara of Weymouth, Augustino Ferrara of Braintree and the late Tito Ferrara. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Tuesday 4-8 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home NORTH WEYMOUTH at 40 Sea Street (off Route 3A – Bicknell Square). Funeral service will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 AM in McDonald Keohane Funeral Home NORTH WEYMOUTH at 40 Sea St. (off Rt. 3A-Bicknell Sq.), Weymouth. Burial in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.

Donations in memory of Carolina may be made to Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370.

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Claire A. Carroll, 86

Claire A. (Walsh) Carroll, 86, of Quincy, died December 3, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.

Claire A. Carroll

Claire A. Carroll

The beloved wife of the late Francis G. Carroll. Loving mother of Francis G. Carroll, Jr. of Weymouth, David John Carroll of Quincy, James Carroll of Sandwich, Patrick Carroll, Pamela Bettle and Paula Cronin, all of Kingston. Sister of Carole Walsh of Savannah, GA and the late Robert Walsh and John Walsh, Ret. Col. US Army.  Claire was the devoted and cherished grandmother to her 10 loving grandchildren.

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 8:15 AM on Friday prior to the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Quincy at 9 AM. Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Claire may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation, 1 Bullfinch Place, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114.

See keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.

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Henry B. Dever

Henry B. “Hank” Dever of Quincy, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016.

Henry B. Dever

Henry B. Dever

Henry was a longtime resident of Quincy. He proudly served in World War II in the United States Army. After returning home from the war, he continued working for the Penn Central Railroad, a tenure that spanned from high school up until his retirement.

Henry was a devoted husband to his late wife Bernice; he was by her side for over 50 years.  Henry’s true passion was for baseball – he was a long time Red Sox fan and over his lifetime amassed an impressive collection of baseball cards and memorabilia.  Throughout his lifetime he was a fixture at many local baseball card shows exhibiting his impressive collection. He also enjoyed gardening and his time as a volunteer at United First Parish Church and the John Adams and the John Quincy Adams houses. He was also a Knights of Columbus member. Henry will be sadly missed.

Dear husband to the late Bernice (Martineau) Dever. Cherished brother to the late Mary (Dever) Fletcher and Mildred (Dever) Madden. Dear uncle to Barbara Eisnor of Avon, Maureen Erickson of Avon and Janet Madden of Dorchester. He was also a special uncle to many other nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the celebration of life from 9:30-10:30 AM Wednesday in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY followed by a funeral home service at 10:30 AM. Burial in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Henry may be made to Red Sox Foundation, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215.

See keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.

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Elio DelVecchio, 89

Elio (Leo) DelVecchio, age 89, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Saturday, December 3, 2016 surrounded by his loving family at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

Elio DelVecchio

Elio DelVecchio

Elio was born in Pittsburgh, Penn., to the late Antonio and Angelina (D’Allesandro) DelVecchio. He was the loving brother of the late Hugo DelVecchio, Baldo DelVecchio and Clara (DelVecchio) Stracco.  He was raised and educated in Quincy and was a graduate of Boston Technical Institute School of Industrial and Technical Training in Boston.

He was a very proud, kind, loving and hard-working man, working for years at Wollaston Foundry in North Quincy as molder, General Dynamics in Quincy as a pipe coverer and later at Pneumatic Scales Co. in North Quincy as a security guard. He also worked at Medical East in Braintree as a janitor.

Elio served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant and received the World War II Victory Medal. An avid Boston sports fan, he especially liked watching the Boston Red Sox. Elio was a deeply religious man and served as a Eucharistic minister for many years at St. John’s the Baptist Church in Quincy. On regular basis he provided communion to many patients and residents of the area nursing homes.

Beloved husband for sixty-seven years to Annie M. (Mascioli) DelVecchio. Devoted and loving father of Angela M. DelVecchio of Quincy, and Michael DelVecchio and his wife Debra of Brockton. Loving and cherished “Grandpa” of Michael N. DelVecchio and his Fiancée Emily of Rockland, and Lauren A. DelVecchio and her Companion Michael of Franklin. Elio is also is survived by his many cherished nieces, nephews, friends and Bruno his Grand Dog.

Funeral mass at St. John’s Church 44 School St Quincy on Wednesday, December 7th at 10 am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment with Military Honors at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Visiting hours will be held at the Bolea-Buonfiglio Funeral Home 116 Franklin St Quincy on Tuesday, December 6th from 4 to 7 pm.

Memorial donations may be made to a local veterans or charitable organization of your choice.

Boleafuneralservices.com.

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Carolyn M. Anderson, 59

Carolyn M. (Berry) Anderson of Quincy, 59, passed away peacefully after a valiant battle with cancer on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 ready to greet beloved friends and family in heaven.

anderson-carolynShe surrounded herself with loving and faithful friends, coworkers, and animals in this life. She spent her life volunteering at the Boston Children’s Hospital and the Boston Marathon, throwing parties, spoiling her pets, working hard, baking, winning at games, and laughing.

Carolyn is survived by loving husband Paul, brothers Frederick and Walter, sister Katharine, nieces and nephews, many friends, and Sophie (her dog). She loved little kids and her animals, and she fully expected her pets to greet her in heaven, but she loved her husband Paul most of all.

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 AM on Tuesday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, Quincy at 10 AM. Burial in Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Boston Children’s Hospital or the Quincy Animal Shelter.

See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.

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