Ann M. McGrath, 79

Ann Marie (O’Donnell) McGrath of Quincy, formerly of Charlestown, Dorchester and Hyde Park, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at age 79.

Ann M. McGrath

Ann M. McGrath

She was the beloved wife of the late Michael J. McGrath with whom she shared 53 years of marriage. Devoted and loving mother of Michael T. and his wife Sylvia of Quincy; John P. of Quincy; Mary E. of Holbrook; Kevin F and his wife Helen of Weymouth; and Brian and his wife Heather of Bridgewater. Doting “Nana” to seven grandchildren, Bryanna of Charlestown, Katie of Weymouth, Kevin, Lindsey and Brendan of Weymouth, Ava of Foxboro, and London of Bridgewater; and one great-grandchild, Jordan of Charlestown. She is also survived by two sisters, Patricia Carroll of Hanover and Jane Mulford and her husband Porter of Hanover; and her brother Thomas O’Donnell of Bridgewater. She was also beloved by many relatives in MA, OH, TX, Ireland, England and Canada, and many, many friends, near and far.

Ann worked in the medical field throughout her career, as a nurse’s aide at Carney and St. Margaret’s Hospitals in Dorchester, and as a home health aide. However, her true passion and devotion was always to her family. From family events to travel, as long as it was with her husband and children, she was happiest. She also loved to waltz and was a longtime member of St. Peter’s Irish Club in Dorchester, where she and her husband enjoyed Saturday evening Irish dances.

Family and friends are invited to visiting hours which will b held on Sunday, July 23 from 4:00 to 8:00PM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center. On Monday there will be a gathering at the funeral home at 9:00AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM at St. John the Baptist Church 44 School St. Quincy. Services will conclude with interment at New Calvary Cemetery, Boston.

Very special thanks to Patrick Stapleton, CEO and all the wonderful staff members of the Sherrill House Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Jamaica Plain, who so compassionately and lovingly cared for Ann. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sherrill House Pastoral Care Fund, 135 South Huntington Ave. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

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Ronald A. Glennon, 87

Ronald A. Glennon, age 87, of Quincy, formerly of South Boston, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the South Shore Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Ronald Glennon

Ronald Glennon

Ronald was born in Boston to the late Franklin and Johannah (Daly) Glennon. He was raised in West Roxbury and was a graduate of the former Brandeis Technical High School in Boston, Class of 1948. He had lived in Quincy for over fifty years and previously in South Boston for twenty years.

He was employed as a laborer in the construction industry for forty years. He was a proud member of Local 223 and served as union president for many years.

Ron was a truly a “man for others,” both as a mentor and friend for those in need for fifty-eight years. He was also dedicated to his family and especially to his grandchildren and great grandchildren, supporting all their activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for sixty-six years of Joan M. (Wyse) Glennon. Devoted father of Kathleen Picardi and her husband Albert of Scituate, Ronald Glennon, Joanne McGee and her husband John, Sheila Donovan and her husband Francis all of Quincy, Elaine Foley and her husband Thomas of Weymouth, Sean Glennon, Detective, Quincy Police Department and his wife Jo-Anne of Quincy.  Loving grandfather of eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

One of four siblings, Ron was pre-deceased by Franklin Glennon, Elizabeth Guiod and David Glennon. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Tuesday, July 25th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Monday 4 – 8 p.m. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron’s memory may be made to the Gavin Foundation, 675 E 4th Street, South Boston, MA 02127.

You are invited to visit thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.

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Lois V. Andre, 95

Lois V. (Kugler) Andre, 95, of Quincy and Beverly, formerly of Oil City, Pa., died on July 15, 2017 at Masconomet Health Care Center in Topsfield.

Lois V. Andre

Lois V. Andre

She was born in Titusville, Pa., and spent most of her life in the Oil City, Pa., area where she worked for The Derrick newspaper. Mrs. Andre and her husband, Lester, moved to the Quincy area shortly after retirement to be near their daughter, Sue, and grandchildren and to work for Eastern Nazarene College.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester O. Andre, who died in December of 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Sue A. (Andre) Hersey and her husband Clifford B. Hersey; two grandchildren, Janelle (Hersey) Amadon (husband Peter) and Joshua B. Hersey (wife Julie); and four great-grandchildren, Myles Amadon (6), Madelyn Amadon, (4), Mason Amadon (2) and Demi Hersey (1 month). Additionally, she is survived by two sisters, Phyllis McDonough of Oil City and Ann Holman of Chicago, along with many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Andre was a loving and caring faithful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother for whom family was paramount. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Visiting hours will be at Deware Funeral Home, 576 Hancock Street, Quincy on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to noon, with a service to follow immediately after. Interment will be at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, next to her husband, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Mr. Andre’s name be sent to Eastern Nazarene College Class of 1976 Fund, 23 East Elm Ave., Quincy, MA 02170.

For information and online condolences, dewarefuneralhome.com. Deware Funeral Home 617-472-1137.

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James A. Cully III, 82

James A. Cully III, 82, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, Savin Hill, Milton and Marathon, Fla., died July 18.

James A. Cully III

James A. Cully III

He leaves the mother of their children, Kathleen M. (Keady) Cully of Milton. Loving father of James M. Cully of South Boston, Carolyn A. Cormican of South Weymouth, Diane M. Cully of Hanover, and Kevin J. Cully of South Boston. Son of the late James A. Cully Jr. and Florence G. (Duris) Cully. Brother of Mary Ellen Manning of Milton, Gerald L. Cully of Norwood, Richard J. Cully of Milton, Joan E. Cully of Milton, and the late Paul F. and Kevin J. Cully. Devoted grandfather of Caitlyn, Molly, and Laura Cormican, Harry and Kevin Cully, and Liam Sears. Godfather of Renee Conway of North Andover.

Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Sunday 2-6 P.M. Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Monday morning, July 24, at 9:30 A.M. Relatives and friends invited.

Veteran Korean War – U.S. Navy. Former volunteer firefighter in Marathon, Fla., for 10 years. Late retired member of the IBEW Local #103 for 61 years, member of the American Legion Post #380, the Braintree DAV, and the Knights of Columbus, Columbus Council #116.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

Interment private.

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Theresa A. Schneider, 79

Theresa A. Cavanaugh (Curran) Schneider, 79, of Scituate and formerly Quincy died July 15 at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Theresa A. Schneider, 79

Theresa A. Schneider, 79

Born in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Timothy Patrick and Mary (Mannion) Curran. She was predeceased by her brother, Timothy and her sister Margaret. She was the beloved wife of the late John Cavanaugh and the late Eugene Schneider.

Mrs. Schneider loved baking, painting, gardening at her home near the ocean, and most especially ballroom dancing with her dearest friend Tony Sulfaro of Braintree.

Mother of John Cavanaugh and his partner Susan of Plainville, Steven Cavanaugh and his wife Mary of Norfolk, Paul Cavanaugh and his wife Suzette of Plymouth, Lisa Kelly and her husband Michael of Ashford, CT, Deborah O’Brien and her husband Frank of Quincy, Timothy Cavanaugh of Boston, and Maryellen Burke and her husband Brian of Scituate. She is survived by her 15 grandchildren.  Sister of Mary McLellan of Randolph, Jack Curran and his wife Paulina of Melrose, Maury Curran and his wife Mary of Marshfield, Helena Griffin of Randolph.  Sister-in-law of Kay Curran of Dedham and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Monday 4-8pm in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock Street, Wollaston. A Celebration of Life service will be held in the Funeral Home on Tuesday at 9:45am prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, Quincy at 10:30am. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Theresa may be made to Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370.

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

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