Stephen E. Whiddon, 56

Stephen E. Whiddon, 56, of Quincy, passed away on September 15, 2017.

Born in 1960 to his parents, the late John and Marion Whiddon. He is survived by his siblings, Ronald Whiddon, Marilyn Stocks, the late George Whiddon, the late Thomas Whiddon, Randy Whiddon, Erma Drew, Catherine Miller, Debra Balboni amd Kenny Whiddon. He was also the loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Whiddon was a Disabled American Veteran who served his country in the US Army. He was a loving family man who always let his family know how much he loved them. Stephen grew up in Dorchester and later moved to Pembroke and was currently residing in Quincy.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 7 Mattakeesett St, Pembroke MA, on Friday, September 22, at 10:00AM. Interment will follow at the Center Cemetery in Pembroke.

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Dorothy Brown

Dorothy (Moran) Brown died Sept. 11.

Dorothy BrownShe is the loving mother of Norman Brown and adored by her grandson Cody, both of Quincy.  Former wife of Norman Brown of Quincy.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial Friday, Sept. 22, at 10 am in St. Joseph’s Church, Quincy.

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William C. Corea, Ph.D.

William C. Corea, Ph.D., age 65, died Sept. 11.

William C. Corea, Ph.D.

William C. Corea, Ph.D.

Dr. Corea was born on April 15, 1952, to the Rev. Dr. Peter V. Corea and the Rev. M. Alicia Corea of Quincy serving as co-pastors of the Houghs Neck Congregational Church.

He began his education at Milton Academy at the age of 4 in the fall of 1956 and graduated in June 1970 with honors. He entered college in September 1970, graduating with a Bachelor Degree with honors in geological sciences in the Class of 1974. Entering MIT in September 1974, he earned a Master of Science Degree in Earth and planetary sciences in June 1978.

In April 1979, Dr. Corea married Patricia Jean “Patty,” a marriage that lasted until his death. His studies at MIT culminated in a degree of Doctor of Philosophy in 1981 in the field of geology.

In July 1981, Dr. Corea accepted a position with Chevron Oil Field Research Company in the research arm of Standard Oil Company of California in southern California. A series of transfers and promotions led him and Patty to Houston, Texas, and San Ramon, Calif., and a final position as senior staff researcher with Chevron Energy Technology Company. Dr. Corea retired in November 2013.

He joined the Society of Professional Well Log Analysts in 1989 and was elected president of that organization in 1996. He was also elected president of Chevron’s in-house petrophysical conference and served in that position until 2000. Dr. Corea was a member of the American Geophysical Union, Society of Petroleum Engineers, International Association of Sedimentologists and SEMP, the Sedimentological Society. He was elected to full membership in Sigma Xi, the scientific honor society, in 1981.

In 2015, Dr. Corea celebrated 40 years of membership in the American Association of Petroleum Geologist and Geological Society of America. He authored nine patents and traveled throughout the world interpreting oil well data as Chevron’s representative on projects and was credited with recognizing significant producing zones.

Dr. Corea was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on Dec. 1, 2016.

Graveside services will be arranged by Hamel, Wickens & Troupe Funeral Home, 26 Adams St., Quincy, at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Houghs Neck Congregational Church, 310 Manet Ave, Quincy, MA 02169.

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Daniel Malvesta, 90

Daniel Malvesta, 90, of Braintree died September 15, 2017.

Daniel Malvesta

Daniel Malvesta

Beloved husband of the late Genevieve (Mellett) Malvesta. Loving father of Susanah Tejada and her husband Joaquin of Braintree. Devoted brother of Robert Malvesta and his wife Nancy of Eaton, NH.

Daniel grew up in Quincy and was a proud WWII Navy veteran. He graduated from Boston University where he received his Masters of Education. He served the Quincy Public Schools for 41 years as a teacher, assistant principal, and finally principal, retiring from Parker Elementary School in 1993.

He loved history, and served as a tour guide at the Adams’ Church in Quincy for several seasons. A talented piano player, he was passionate about music, often attending the symphony. He was a voracious reader and moviegoer. Daniel will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday 3-7 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. Funeral service will be celebrated on Friday at 11 AM in Keohane Funeral Home, Quincy. Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the QRTA Scholarship Fund, c/o George Umscheid, 124 Briar Ln., Westwood, MA 02090.

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

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Cesidia Marinilli, 90

Cesidia “Jessie” (Marinilli) Marinilli, age 90, of Quincy died on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Pope Nursing Home in Weymouth.

Cesidia Marinilli

Cesidia Marinilli

She was the wife of the late Giovellino Marinilli. Born in Abruzzi, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Severino and Maria (Marinilli) Marinilli. She immigrated with her late husband and two children to Quincy in 1955.

She had numerous employments throughout her working years; her last employment was as a dietary aide at the Quincy Nursing Home where she worked for over 30 years. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and time spent with her family.

She is survived by a son, Francis Marinilli; a daughter, Rossana Morse both of Weymouth; a granddaughter, Cheryl Ann Kenney and Eric of Quincy; three great grandchildren, Ava, Abby and Jaxson. She is also survived by several cousins. She was mother of the late Osvaldo “Ozzie” Marinilli and she was sister of the late Antonia Marinilli.

Funeral mass at St. John’s Church, 44 School Street Quincy on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Entombment at Blue Hill Cemetery Braintree. Calling hours will be held at the Bolea-Buonfiglio Funeral Home 116 Franklin St Quincy on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 4 to 8 p.m.



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