Carol A. Dorn

Carol A. (Bertolon) Dorn passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness, surrounded by her family.

Born in Dorchester to the late Henry J. Bertolon and Loretta J. (Gillis) Bertolon, Carol grew up in Quincy as the oldest of five children. She attended St. Mary’s School in West Quincy and graduated in 1965 from Archbishop Williams High School where she made several lifelong friendships.

After high school, Carol worked for Daniel Seidler & Sons Jewelers in Boston and went on many adventures with her dear cousin Elaine (Ruell) Fleming. Carol married the late Michael P. Dorn on Jan. 25, 1974, and they raised three children together, living for the last 35 years in Braintree where they created decades of memories with their family and many close friends.

While Michael served as a Massachusetts State Trooper for 32 years, Carol was the consummate “Trooper’s Wife,” keeping a loving home for their children while Michael worked long hours. She also worked for many years for the Utility Workers Union of America and was a constant presence on the sidelines of athletic fields all over New England. In recent years, she was devoted to her six grandchildren who were the true joy of her life. Carol was an amazing woman whose ability to give of herself was endless, and she will be deeply missed by many.

Carol is survived by her three children and their families: Stephanie and husband Brian Miller of Evanston, IL; Christopher and wife Kathleen of Hingham; and Matthew and wife Keriann of Weymouth. She is also leaves her adored grandchildren: Nathaniel Miller, Olivia, Jack and Lindsey Dorn, and Madison and Michael Dorn. Carol is also survived by her brother Henry J. Bertolon, Jr. and wife Donna of Beverly; her brother Thomas Bertolon and wife Marie of Marshfield; and her sister Laura J. Donovan of Braintree, as well as many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister Nancy DiPaolo and her brothers-in-law William J. DiPaolo and Stephen P. Donovan.

Family and friends are invited to visiting hours, which will be held on Thursday, April 19th from 4:00 to 8:00PM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center. On Friday there will be a gathering at the funeral home at 9:30AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30AM at St. Francis of Assisi Church 856 Washington St. Braintree. Burial is at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Donations in Carol’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701, cancer.org.

 

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Paul F. Morrill, 89

Paul F. Morrill of Quincy passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at age 89.

A lifelong Quincy resident, he was a Korean War veteran, US Navy, and worked for many years at South Shore Plating.

The loving husband of the late Eleanor (Little) Morrill, he was the son of the late William and Margaret Morrill; nephew of Madelyn Creutz of Abington; cousin of Dr. Robert Creutz and his wife Beverly of CT, Alfred Diack and his wife Chris of Quincy and the late Gerard Creutz.

Family and friends are invited to a visiting hour on Thursday, April 19th at 8:30AM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center, immediately followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM at St. Mary’s Church 115 Crescent St. W. Quincy. Burial is at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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

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Susan Chisholm, 62

Susan (Rogers) Chisholm, 62, of Quincy and formerly of Dorchester, died April 12, 2018 at home.

Susan Chisholm

Susan Chisholm

Born in Boston, she was daughter of the late James and Rita (Kenney) Rogers. Beloved wife of 41 years of William “Chip” Chisholm. Devoted mother of Christian and Courtney Chisholm, both of Quincy, and Amanda Donnelly and her husband Joseph of Weymouth. Loving grandmother of Meredith, Abigail, and Annabelle Donnelly, and Conor Chisholm. Sister of Justine “Tish” O’Connor of Dorchester. She also leaves her beloved canine companions, Moses, Cora, and Cricket.

Mrs. Chisholm enjoyed gardening, and science-fiction movies; among her favorites were Godzilla and Mothra. She was very family oriented, and especially adored her 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 10 AM on Friday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Quincy at 11 AM. Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Susan’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN, 38105, or visit st.jude.org.

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Ellen Cullen, 99

Ellen (Hamelburg) Cullen, age 99, of Weymouth, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Pope Nursing Home in Weymouth, surrounded by her loving family.

Ellen Cullen

Ellen Cullen

Ellen was born in Boston to the late Emanuel and Agatha (deJong) Hamelburg. She was raised in Somerville. Ellen had lived in Weymouth for the past year, previously living in Quincy for over twenty-five years, and earlier in Revere.

She had been employed as a secretary for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Department of Education for six years. Prior to that, she worked as a secretary for the Department of Defense for ten years. She had been retired for many years. She was a member of the Companions of the Forest of America. Ellen enjoyed her family and friends.

Devoted mother of Ellen C. McCormack and her late husband Thomas of Weymouth, Allan M. Cullen of Manchester, NH, and Anne Cullen of Weymouth. Ellen was the last of seven siblings and is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Friday, April 20th at 11 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visitation at the funeral home Friday morning 10 – 11 a.m.

Interment at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ellen’s memory may be made to Pope Nursing Home, Patient Activities Fund, 140 Webb Street, Weymouth, MA 02188 or to Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, 597 Randolph Avenue, Milton, MA 02186-4509.

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

 

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Gilda Malnati, 89

Gilda Malnati, 89

Gilda (Ceriani) Malnati, 89, of Quincy and Laconia, NH, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side.

Gilda Malnati

Gilda Malnati

Born in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Guiseppe and Leticia Ceriani and lived in West Quincy for 83 years. Gilda worked as a transcriptionist at Quincy Hospital for many years and was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Seniors and Quincy Retirement Association. Her favorite hobbies were rug braiding, knitting and gardening. Above all she loved being a homemaker, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

The beloved wife of the late James B. Malnati, she is survived by her children Linda and Bob Glassett, Paul Malnati, and Ed and Sharyn Malnati; her grandchildren Rob Glassett and his fiancée Jacqueline Thompson, Tim Glassett and his wife Laura Glassett, Cathy Glassett, Jamie Malnati, Jillian Malnati, Samantha Malnati, and Joshua Malnati and her great granddaughters and angels Riley and Abby Glassett, and Hayden Sousa. Predeceased by her brother Joseph Ceriani and daughter-in-law Linda Malnati, Gilda is also survived by her sister-in-law Martha Ceriani, many nieces and nephewsand her special cousins Louise Schwemin and Richard Ceriani.

A very special thank you to all of the wonderfully caring and compassionate staff at the Taylor Community in Laconia, NH where Mrs. Malnati resided for the past 6 years. Also, the caring and compassionate staff of the NH Kidney Center, especially Christine Smith and Dr. Noshi Ishak.

Family and friends are invited to visiting hours which will be held on Tuesday, April 17th from 4:00 to 8:00PM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center. On Wednesday there will be gathering at the funeral home at 9:00AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM at the St. Mary’s Church 115 Crescent St. W. Quincy . Burial is at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Donations in Gilda’s memory may be made to the Sunshine Fund at Taylor Community 435 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246 or the NE Home for Little Wanderers 10 Guest Street, Boston, MA, 02135.

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