Eleanor C. Flibotte, 96

Eleanor C. (Hagan) Gibbons Flibotte, age 96, a longtime Quincy resident, formerly of Neponset, died peacefully, Sunday, February 10, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Eleanor C. Flibotte

Eleanor C. Flibotte

Eleanor was born in Boston to the late John and Ellen (Dillon) Hagan. She was raised in Neponset and was a graduate of Girls High School. Eleanor had lived in Quincy for over seventy years and also enjoyed summers at her cottage in Plymouth for many years.

She was a homemaker and a Gold Star wife. As a woman of faith, she was a longtime active parishioner at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Quincy. She was a daily communicant and Eucharistic minister for many years.

Over the years, Eleanor was involved in community affairs and was a volunteer for various causes, including reading to children at the Quincy Public Library. She was an avid reader and a member of the Red Hat organization. She enjoyed a wonderful circle of friends and loved their monthly trips to the Irish Cultural Center in Canton.

Most of all, Eleanor was dedicated to her family, especially to her cherished grandchildren and great grandchildren, actively supporting their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife of the late John F. Flibotte and the late John B. Gibbons. Eleanor was the devoted mother of ten children: Susan C. Haley and her husband Gerald of Scituate, Pamela R. Mulcahy of Braintree, Joseph E. Flibotte and his wife Eileen of Quincy, Julianne Flibotte of Quincy, Robert G. Flibotte and his wife Susan of Hingham, and Mark T. Flibotte and his wife Lucia of Cohasset. She was pre-deceased by James E. Gibbons, Bernard J. Gibbons, John C. Flibotte, and Michael T. Flibotte. Mother-in-law of Joyce Flibotte of Kingston. Loving grandmother of twenty grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren. Eleanor was the last of ten siblings and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Friday, February 15th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Holy Trinity Parish at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 227 Sea Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Thursday 4 – 8 p.m. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Eleanor’s memory may be made to the Norwell VNA and Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061.

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

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Joan M. Sansone, 85

Joan M. (Kontio) Sansone, age 85, of Rockland, formerly of Norwood and Quincy, passed away peacefully, Monday, February 11, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Joan M. Sansone

Joan M. Sansone

Joan was born in Quincy to the late William and Mary (Shea) Kontio. She was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1951 and had lived in Rockland for thirty-one years, Norwood for eighteen years and previously in Quincy.

She had been employed as an administrative assistant at Babson College for eighteen years. She also had worked for the former Priscilla Bridal Shop at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree for several years.

Joan loved travelling with her husband Michael and spending time with her family and friends.  She was a woman of faith and had enjoyed attending Mass at the Church of the Resurrection in Hingham for many years. Most of all, she was dedicated to her family and especially to her cherished granddaughter, Isabella, who was the love of her life.  She actively supported all her many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife for sixty-three years of Michael C. Sansone. Devoted mother of Michael F. Sansone and his wife Dorothea of Whitman. Loving grandmother of Isabella A. Sansone of Whitman. Sister-in-law of Anthony Volpe of Westborough. Joan is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Thursday, February 14th 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 Wednesday 4 – 7 p.m. Interment Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.

For those who wish, donations in Joan’s memory may be made to the Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 02370.

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

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Mary L. Marsters, 85

Mary L. Marsters, 85, of Mashpee, formerly of Houghs Neck, Quincy, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

Mary L. Marsters

Mary L. Marsters

Devoted wife of the late William J. Marsters, the love of her life, of 54 years. Loving mother of eight children: Debi McManus, husband Tim of Mashpee, Nancy Litif, husband Mike of Quincy, William Marsters Jr. and wife Christine of Fort Lauderdale, Stephen Marsters, wife Denise of Hull, John Marsters, wife Debbie of Weymouth, Paul Marsters of Quincy, Marybeth Francis, husband Lawrence of Weymouth and Eric Marsters of Mashpee. Along with 16 grandchildren, Stephen, Meghan, Sean, T.J., Ashley, Keri, John T, Kenny, Kerstin, Michael, Kevin, Samantha, Matthew, Connor, Gregory, and Nichole. Great grandmother of Camilla, Madelyn, and Michael. Mary was also the sister of the late Walter and John Nugent.

Mary enjoyed spending winters in Key Colony Beach, Florida, watching the Red Sox, playing Scrabble with her family and spending time with her lifelong friend, Stella. We will miss you every day. Love always.

Visiting hours will be on Thursday February 14, 2019 from 4-7PM in the John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Rd., Route 28, Marstons Mills, MA. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:30 AM in Christ the King Church, 7 Jobs Fishing Road, Mashpee, MA. Burial will follow in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Assoc., Heart Gifts Processing Center, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY  13220-3049

For online guestbook and directions, please visit johnlawrencefuneralhome.com

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Louise A. Ridge, 80

Louise A. (Horton) Ridge, 80, of Weymouth, a longtime Quincy resident, died February 9, 2019.

The beloved wife of the late Francis Ridge. Loving mother of Suzanne Ridge of Weymouth. Sister of the late Marjorie Mathews.

Louise grew up in Quincy and lived her life there, in East Dennis, and on Longboat Key, Fla. She graduated from North Quincy High School and Vesper Georgia School of Art.

Louise taught art at Sacred Heart School in North Quincy. She was past president of the Squantum Women’s Club as well as a member of the Seaside Gardeners and the Sacred Heart choir. Louise worked as a commercial artist for many years.

A Celebration of Life service will be held in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY on Friday morning February 15 from 8:30 – 9:30 am prior to the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, North Quincy at 10 AM.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Louise may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

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

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Edward J. Graham

Edward Joseph Graham of Weymouth, retired Quincy Fire Department, passed away peacefully at home on February 6, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Edward J. Graham

Edward J. Graham

The beloved husband of Alice (Carey) Graham. Cherished father of seven children, Robin Howard and her husband David, Kim Graham. Melissa Genthner and her husband Burke, John Fitzgerald and his wife Melissa, Jill Sugrue and her husband Sean, Christine (Graham) Worsley and her husband Bill, Cheryl Graham and her fiancé Cory White. Devoted grandfather to his eight grandchildren, Emily, Aiden, John Patrick, Graham, Connor. Liam, Billy and Nolan. Mr. Graham grew up in Squantum the youngest of 14 children. He also leaves his sisters, Patricia McIver, Anna Hutchings and her Harold and several nieces and nephews.

Edward started his career with the Quincy Fire Department on May 2, 1970, and proudly served for 33 years, retiring on July 29, 2003. Ed was full of life always laughing and joking. He enjoyed camping in New Hampshire, cooking, skiing, boating, fishing, horseshoes, a good card game and tinkering with just about anything. He loved to travel. He was a member of the Town River Yacht Club.

The essence of his life was his family, he was devoted to them. His passing leaves a void in their lives, but he will live on in their hearts forever. They are all very grateful for the countless blessings he brought into their lives.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Sunday,  February 10 from 3-7pm in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock Street, Quincy.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home on Monday at 11am.

Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, MA.

Donations in memory of Ed may be made Shriners Burn Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114.

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