Thomas P. Bell, 61

Thomas P. Bell, Ret. BFD, of Quincy, died on April 15, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family. He was 61.

Tom was a proud United States Marine Corps veteran. He served on the Boston Fire Department for more than 33 years, the first 28 years he was assigned to ladder 17. Tom loved his job and thoroughly enjoyed and respected his brother firefighters.

He had a passion for golf and fishing and was well known for his great sense of humor. The foundation of his life was his family, they were the cornerstone of all that was truly important to him. He will be sadly missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing him.

The beloved husband of Sheila (Mannix) Bell of Quincy.  Loving father of Philip Bell and his wife Lynne of Taunton, Ryan Bell and his wife Lindsey of Canton and T.J. Bell of Quincy. Brother of Arnold Bell of Wilmington and the late Janice Bell. Cherished Papa of Cullen, Brooke, Bridie and Ryan. Godfather of Neal Gavin and Eric Bell.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Tuesday from  4-8 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 9:15 AM prior to the Funeral Mass on  Wednesday at 10 AM in St. Ann’s Church, Quincy. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Tom may be made to Brooke DuBeau Fund, c/o Mansfield Bank, 80 North Main St. Mansfield, MA 02048.

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Coleman McDonagh

Coleman McDonagh of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester and Galway, Ireland passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, April 14, 2014 after a brief illness.

Coleman McDonagh

Coleman McDonagh

Coleman was a member of the Laborers Local 223 in Dorchester for over 40 years.

He is survived by his wife, Brigid (Coyne) McDonagh of Quincy.  Beloved father of Coleman and his wife Fang Fang of China, Kathy Myers and her husband Gerard of Quincy, John of Dorchester and Michael and his wife Christy of Easton.  Much loved Grandad of Hannah, Kate, Adam, Tim, Addison, Aidan and Ryan.  Caring brother of Mary Joyce of Milton, Bridget McDonagh of Galway, Ireland and the late Margaret Hernon.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

At Coleman’s request there will not be visiting hours.  Family and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Mass  that will be celebrated in St. Ann’s Church, 243 Neponset Ave, Dorchester on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10 AM.

Donations in Coleman’s memory may be made to the Pan Mass Challenge Kids Ride Easton, 77 Fourth Ave., Needham, MA 02494.

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Robert H. Evans

Robert H. Evans of Quincy and South Boston died April 14.

He was a locomotive engineer for Mass. Bay Commuter Rail and a member of the Metropolitan Yacht Club.

Loving husband of Catherine (Lawrence).  Stepfather of Brian Czolada and his wife Vanessa of TX and Sean Czolada with Justine Lavey of Braintree.  Cherished grandfather of Eli and Quinn Czolada.  Brother of Martin Evans and his wife Candace of NY and Mary Green and her husband Dennis of NC.  Also survived by many loving relatives.

A funeral service will be held at Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton Saturday at 10:30 AM.  Visiting hours will be at Funeral Home Friday 4 to 8 PM.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development, 10 Brookline P. West, 6thfloor, Brookline, 02445.

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Elouise A. Troup, 91

Elouise A. Troup of Quincy and Braintree passed away peacefully at home with her family on the morning of April 15, 2014.

Elouise A. Troup

Elouise A. Troup

She was a retired realtor and real estate appraiser who owned and operated Elouise Troup Real Estate for over 40 years.  She was past president of the Quincy and South Shore Board of Realtors and the Quincy Toastmistress Club as well as the education chairman that helped plan educational seminars.  She was the director of the Massachusetts Association of Real Estate Board, a Braintree Town Meeting member from 1970-1978, deputy assessor of the town of Braintree from 1971-1976, which lead to being elected as Braintree’s assessor.  She was also elected the coveted title of realtor of the year.

Other activities included her work on the convention committee and the program and conference committee for the state association, participation in the Make America Better committee, a past member of the Quincy and South Shore Chamber of Commerce, she was active in the Heart Fund campaign, and a past member of the finance committee of Bethany Church as well as the Fellowship Club.  Other qualifications included M.R.A designation granted by the Mass. Board of Real Estate Appraisers and a trustee of the Mass Board of Real Estate Appraisers.

She was born in Quincy on August 30, 1922.  Her parents Bertha and Oscar Peterson were both from Sweden and moved here in their teenage years.  She is also the sister of the late Doris Salvucci. She attended both Quincy and Braintree public schools and graduated from Braintree High School.

She was married to the late Richard W. Troup for 59 years.  During WWII, she worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard where her husband was stationed as a lieutenant junior grade.  During their marriage, they enjoyed boating and cruising to Cape Cod.  They kept their boat at Braintree Yacht Club where her husband was a past commodore.

Mrs. Troup is survived by her son Richard S. Troup, four grandchildren: Deborah Carlson, Kristen Meleedy, Jennifer Troup, and Ericka Troup and five great grandchildren and was the mother of the late Lorraine Troup Walsh. Sister of the late Bert Peterson. .

There will be a memorial service at Bethany Congregational Church 18 Spear Street Quincy on Friday April 18th at 2:00 p.m.  A gathering at the home of her granddaughter Jennifer Troup will immediately follow.

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in Elouise’s memory to the American Heart Assoc. 20 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701.

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John R. Loughran, 34

John R. Loughran, 34, of Marshfield April 12. 2014.

Loving son of John T. and Nancy (McClendon) Loughran of Marshfield. Brother of Thomas Loughran of Marshfield and Amy Loughran-Dolan and her husband Artie of Marshfield. Dear uncle of Ella and Lila Dolan. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

John was a lifelong resident of Marshfield and graduated from Marshfield High School class of 1998. He graduated from Bridgewater State College in 2002. John was Lineman and was an employee and proud member of Local 104 IBEW.

Visiting hours will be held in the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean St., Rte. 139 in Marshfield on Thursday, April 17 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral from the funeral home on Friday, April 18 at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Blessing in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 40 Canal St., Marshfield at 10:00 a.m.

Contributions in John’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, KS. 66675-8517 or to IBEW Local 104 Brotherhood Fund 130 West St. Walpole, MA. 02081.

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