Claire A. Muollo

Claire A. (Zampine) Muollo of Quincy died peacefully on April 22.

Claire A. Muollo

Claire A. Muollo

A Braintree native, Claire was a 1965 graduate of Braintree High School.  She was an Administrative Assistant for many years at Eaton Vance and former Executive Assistant to Attorney Jim Sokolove. Claire also founded Promises for Purple in 2010, which to date has raised over $90,000 for pancreatic cancer research at Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Beloved wife of the late Robert A. Muollo, Sr. Loving mother of Robert A. Muollo, Jr. of Milton and LCpl David A. Muollo, USMC, of Quincy. Sister of Judith A. Christensen of Weymouth, Cynthia T. Toffoloni of Duxbury and the late John A. Zampine, Jr and Ronald E. Zampine, Sr. Also survived by her sister-in-law Patricia Zampine of Randolph and many nieces and nephews. Claire was a former member of the Braintree Grange and was known for her enduring faith, sense of humor and positive attitude. Claire enjoyed cooking and spending time with her loved ones.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Friday from 4-8 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home SOUTH WEYMOUTH at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital).  A Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday at 10 AM in McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, SOUTH WEYMOUTH at 809 Main St. (Rt. 18 opp. South Shore Hospital), Weymouth. Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to Dana Farber Cancer Institute and mailed to Promises for Purple, P. O. Box 850494, Braintree, MA 02185 or by visiting

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Joseph D. Perkins, 89

Joseph D. Perkins, age 89, entered into eternal life April 22, 2014.

Joe was born and raised in Quincy, lived in Braintree for many years before moving to Hingham 10 years ago. Mr. Perkins was a linotype operator for many years. He was a World War II Navy veteran. Joe was a volunteer at South Shore Hospital.

He was the beloved husband of Marion L. (Gray); devoted father of Mary Ryan and her husband Dennis of Boston, Joseph F. Perkins and his wife Celeste of Pembroke, and Ellen Perkins and her partner Nancy Rose of Kingston, R.I.; beloved brother of Paul Perkins and his wife Eileen of Wakefield, R.I., Richard Perkins of Indian River, Fla., Philip Perkins and his wife Doris of Norwell, Thomas Perkins and his wife Lenore of Charlestown, R.I., Mary Wilson and her husband John of Scituate and the late John Perkins; loving grandfather of Courtney, Patrick, Jeffrey, Brianne, Craig, Laura and Cara; great-grandfather to 8 wonderful great-grandchildren.

Funeral from the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington St., Weymouth Landing, Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Albert the Great Church, Weymouth, at 10 a.m. Committal service at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Monday at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Friday from 4 until 7 p.m.

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Agnes E. Harrington

Agnes E. Harrington, of Quincy, Seamstress, passed away April 17, after a long battle with cancer.

Loving mother of Dennis Harrington, Leah Broxton and Kim Andrade. Also survived by her 7 brothers and sisters, 7 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her service Thursday, April 24, from 5 – 8 p.m. at Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester St., South Boston, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donation can be made in Agnes name to the American Cancer Society.

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Walter Frazer, 83

Walter Frazer, 83, formerly of Brighton and Sumner Place, Roxbury and long-time resident of Quincy, on April 21, 2014.

Born in Boston, he was the son to the late William and Elizabeth (Taggert) Frazer.  Walter served in the front lines for his Country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  A graduate from Boston Trade School and following his military service a graduate from Southern New Hampshire College.  Mr. Frazer went on to proudly serve 30 years with the Quincy Police Department.

He leaves behind his best friend and love of his life for 20 years, Patricia Sarian-Frazer.  Cherished grandfather of Corey, Lian and Karly Atturio, the children of Charles and Mary Atturio of Hanover.  Dear brother to Frances Bell of Abington and Charles Donald Frazer and his wife Lucy of Texas.  Brother-in-law to William and Elizabeth Conroy of Scituate.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Brother to the late William, Joseph and Fred Frazer.

Visiting hours are Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Hamel, Wickens & Troupe Funeral Home, 26 Adams Street, Quincy Center from 10:30AM-12:30PM, followed by a funeral at 12:30PM.  Interment in the Policeman’s lot at Mt. Wollaston  Cemetery, Quincy to follow with military honors.

Flowers will be accepted or the family asks that donations may be made to ones favorite charity.

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The Rev. Thomas J. Reilly

The Rev. Thomas J. Reilly of Quincy died April 22, 2014.

The Rev. Thomas J. Reilly

The Rev. Thomas J. Reilly

Thomas grew up in Brighton and knew from an early age that he wanted to be a priest.  It was his life’s passion to help people and they in turn strengthened his faith.

Ordained in 1967 and an active priest for 43 years, Father Tom was assigned to the following parishes: St. Margaret’s in Burlington, Our Lady of Lourdes in Jamaica Plain, Sacred Heart in North Quincy, St. Catherine’s in Charlestown, St. Monica’s in S. Boston, St. Mary’s in Foxboro, and Our Lady of the Assumption in Marshfield.  He served as the Boston Police chaplain for 25 years.

Beloved son of the late Patrick J. Reilly and Elizabeth T. (McHale).  Loving brother of Maureen Reilly of Braintree, Patricia Clifford of Braintree, Eileen Rayne and her husband Michael, James Reilly and his wife Diana, and Theresa O’Donnell and her husband Donal, all of Quincy.  Also survived by 26 nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Keohane Funeral Home 785 Hancock St., Quincy Monday at 10:15 AM.  Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Quincy at 11 AM.  Visiting hours Sunday from 2-7 PM.  Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Brighton.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Father Tom may be made to the Clergy Retirement Trust Fund, c/o Archdiocese of Boston, 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184.

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