Jeannine F. MacDonald, 57

Jeannine MacDonald

Jeannine MacDonald

Jeannine F. (Perkins) MacDonald, age 57, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Monday, October 15, 2018 at the South Shore Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

Jeannine was born and raised in Quincy. She was a homemaker but had also worked for ten years at the Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Quincy where she loved her job and the people she cared for and worked with.

Jeannine enjoyed music and dancing. Most of all, her passion was for her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She loved spending time with them and supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife of the late Mark S.J. MacDonald. Devoted mother of Mark S. MacDonald and his wife Kimberly of Moultonboro, NH, Sean M. MacDonald and Deanna Ford of Rockland, Angela M. MacDonald and Joseph Diaz of Quincy. Loving grandmother of Kaleigh, Markie, Michaela and Savannah.

Jeannine was daughter of the late Walter Perkins and the late Mary (Smith) Perkins Leona and her husband Fred Leona of Quincy. Dear sister of Anita Perkins and Vincent Adler of Quincy, Eddie Perkins of ME, Terri Lynne Peretti and her husband James of Easton, Joseph Leona of Quincy, Valerie Burke and her husband Kevin of Bridgewater, the late Charlene, Brenda and Walter Perkins. Jeannine is also survived and loved by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Saturday, October 20th 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 Friday 5 – 8 p.m. Interment private.

For those who wish, donations in Jeannine’s memory may be made to the Jonathan Rizzo Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 412, Kingston, MA 02364 or

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

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John F. Collins

John F. “Jack” Collins, of Quincy, died October 14, 2018.

John F. Collins

John F. Collins

Jack was a graduate of Cambridge High and Latin School and Harvard, Class of 1953. He proudly served in the US Navy during WWII. Jack previously owned and operated Collins Supply & Equipment as well as M&M Cleaners in the North End. He was an avid reader and loyal Red Sox and Patriots fan.

Beloved husband of Linda F. (Murphy) Collins of Quincy. Devoted father of Patricia Antonelli and her husband Joseph of Medford, John M. Collins and his wife Fran of North Reading and the late Lawrence Collins and his widow Linda of Acton. Loving stepfather of Sean Murphy and his wife Bonnie, Heather Murphy and Noreen Murphy. Cherished Grandpa Jack to Samantha, Christina, Alex, Katelin and Matthew Collins, Bryanna, Vanessa and Kevin Murphy.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Wednesday 4-8 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home SOUTH WEYMOUTH at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9 AM on Thursday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Francis Xavier Church, Weymouth at 10 AM.

Burial in Village Cemetery, Weymouth.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John may be made to Boston VA Hospital, 1400 VFW Parkway (135), West Roxbury, MA 02132.

See for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.

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Annie L. Penney, 95

Annie Louise “Ann” Penney, 95, of Weymouth, formerly of Quincy, died October 13, 2018 following a period of declining health.

Born an English woman in Carbonear, Newfoundland, prior to the confederation of Newfoundland into Canada, she was proud of her English/Scottish roots.

She was the devoted wife of 32 years to the late Gerald W. Penney. Mother of Dr. Curtis W. Penney and his wife Lynne of Fargo, ND. Aunt of Dorothy Sheppard, Mary Andrews and Margie Yates.  Sister of the late Vivian Sheppard, Wallace, Charles, James and Cecil Burgess.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews in Canada, and dear friends including John and Joanne MacFarlane.

Annie was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church in Quincy.

Her funeral, to which relatives and friends are cordially invited, will be held Wednesday October 17 at 11:00am in the First Presbyterian Church, 270 Franklin Street, Quincy, MA 02169. Visitation will take place just prior to the start of the funeral, beginning at 10:00AM. Burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, 815 Willard St. in Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to First Presbyterian Church.

Funeral arrangements were made by the Hamel-Lydon Chapel & Cremation Service of Massachusetts, 650 Hancock St., Quincy.

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Thomas P. Connor, 83

Thomas P. Connor, 83, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester and Randolph, died peacefully October 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

Thomas P. Connor

Thomas P. Connor

Thomas was born and raised in Dorchester.  He was a proud Navy veteran of the Korean War.  Tom received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Northeastern University and retired from the Boston Edison after a career of over 35 years.

Thomas was a past commodore of the Old Colony Yacht Club and a member of the Quincy Elks and American Legion.

Beloved husband of the late Carol (Donnelly) Connor.  Loving father of Thomas Connor, Jr. of Quincy, Karen Vasselian of Abington, William Connor of Randolph and Kerry Reilly and her husband Danny of Weymouth.  Grandfather of Jeannine Urquhart, Julianne, Joseph and the late Danny Vasselian.  Brother to Roger Connor and his wife Marie of Randolph, John Connor of Quincy and the late Robert Connor and twin to his late sister Ann Regan.

Tom is survived by four great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and loving friend Patti Keefe.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, West Quincy, Thursday October 18th at 10:00 AM.  Family and friends invited.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Wednesday from 4-8 PM.  Interment Pine Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom’s memory, a Gold Star grandfather to the Sgt. Daniel Vasselian Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 72, Abington, MA 02351.

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Patricia A. Egan, 84

Patricia A. (Roy) Egan, age 84, of Quincy, formerly of Brockton, passed away October 13, 2018 at her home.

Patricia A. Egan

Patricia A. Egan

Patricia was the loving and devoted wife of the late Thomas J. “Joe” Egan for 49 years. A lifelong resident of Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Joseph J. and Blanche (Sullivan) Roy. She graduated from St. Patrick High School and attended Stonehill College. Patricia was a pianist and an organist at the VA Hospital in Brockton for 40 years.

She was a member of the Charity Guild and the Twentieth Century Catholic Club. She enjoyed her home and garden, especially cooking, reading, knitting, bowling and spending quality time with her three children, Julianne Foley of Quincy, Jane E. Egan of New Mexico and Michael J. Egan of Quincy. She was also the mother of the late Thomas J. Egan, Jr.

Patricia also leaves her dear sister Suzanne M. Sherman and her husband Roger of Centerville, two nephews Roger H. Sherman and his family of Brockton and Mark E. Sherman and his family of Plymouth.

Visitation will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont Street (Rte 123) Brockton, Wednesday, October 17 from 9-10:30am, followed by a funeral Mass in Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 11am. Burial in Calvary Cemetery.

Donations in Patricia’s name may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Ste B-102, Danvers, MA 01923 or Massachusetts General Hospital, Development Office, 125 Nashua St., Ste 540, Boston, MA 02114.

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