Marlene M. Lotterhand, 86

Marlene M. Lotterhand, age 86, of Plymouth and formerly of Quincy, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Aug. 22.

She was predeceased by her husband Richard Lotterhand and her partner of 21 years, Francis Besozzi. She was the loving mother of Michael Lotterhand, Debra Williams and her husband Stephen, Terese Gacicia and her husband Alan, Marla D’Errico and her husband Michael, the late Richard “Skipper” Lotterhand, Jr., and her step-son, Jackie Besozzi. She was the cherished grandmother of Erin, Damien, Danielle, Kara, Nicholas, Jonathan, Victoria, Kathleen and her husband Ryan, Michael, and Stephen. She was the great grandmother of Taylor, Bear and their husband Zac, Dalen, Shannon, Aidyn, and Odin. She was the great-great grandmother of Mateo.

She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, dancing, traveling and dining out. Marlene lived her life to the fullest and will be dearly missed.

A period of visitation will take place on Monday, September 13, 2021, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Davis Life Celebration Funeral Home, 619 State Road, Plymouth, followed by a prayer service at the funeral home. The burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Marlene’s name to the Plymouth Council on Aging.

Annie M. Foley, 81

Annie M. (McDonnell) Foley, age 81, of Braintree, died peacefully, Wednesday, August 25, 2021, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Annie M. Foley

Annie was born in Tonroe Mill, Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon, Ireland, to the late Michael and Kathleen (O’Grady) McDonnell. She was raised and educated there, and completed nursing school at the Calderstones Hospital in Lancashire, England. In 1964, at the age of twenty-four, she immigrated to the United States, first settling in White Plains, N.Y.

She had lived in Braintree for the past forty-three years, previously in Quincy for several years.

As a young woman, Annie worked for the Gillette Company. She was primarily a homemaker who was devoted to her family, actively supporting their many activities and accomplishments.

Annie was a former member of the Irish Cultural Centre of New England in Canton. A creative person, she was talented at sewing and knitting, and also enjoyed cooking and baking. She enjoyed traveling to Ireland to visit relatives and friends. Annie often remarked, “Life is my favorite adventure.”

Beloved wife for fifty-two years of Maurice J. Foley. Devoted mother of Thomas Foley, former Deputy Sheriff, Norfolk County, Michael Foley, QPD and his wife Jennifer, and Paul Foley, QPD.  Loving grandmother of Aaleeah, Ashton, Patrick, Bridget, Colin, and Ryan.

One of seven siblings, she was the dear sister of Michael McDonnell, Sean McDonnell, Thomas McDonnell, Catherine Finnegan, Mary Frances McDonnell, and the late Eamonn McDonnell. Annie is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and their families.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Monday, August 30, from 4-7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 31, at 10:30 a.m. Annie’s interment at Blue Hill Cemetery will take place privately at a later date.

For those who wish, donations in Annie’s memory may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 28 West 44th Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10036 or

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

West Nile Virus Confirmed In Quincy, City Now At Moderate Risk

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed that West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Quincy.

There have been three West Nile virus-positive Culex pipiens/restuans complex mosquito pools identified from samples collected between July 21 and Aug. 17. Quincy’s risk level has been raised to moderate.

To date this year, the state has reported 68 WNV positive mosquito pools from 12 counties. No human cases have been reported.

While WNV can infect people of all ages, people over the age of 50 are at higher risk for severe infection. WNV is most commonly transmitted to humans by the bite of a mosquito infected with the virus. The city of Quincy Health Department and the state Department of Public Health recommend that the public continue to take action to avoid mosquito bites and reduce mosquito bites and reduce mosquito populations around their home.

Steps include:

• Limiting your time outdoors during peak periods of mosquito activity (dusk and dawn) or, if you must remain outdoors, wear a long-sleeved shirt and long pants.

• Using mosquito repellent that contains DEET or Picaridin. Oil of lemon eucalyptus may also be considered. Products with permethrin should only be used on clothing. Follow directions on the label. Repellents should not be used on children younger than two months of age. Oil of lemon eucalyptus should not be used on children under three years of age.

• Taking special care to cover up the arms and legs of children playing outdoors. When you bring a baby outdoors, cover the baby’s carriage or playpen with mosquito netting.

• Fixing any holes in your screens and make sure they are tightly attached to all your doors and windows.

• Removing any standing water around your hone that is available for mosquito breeding. Mosquitoes will begin to breed in any puddle or standing water around your home that is available for mosquito breeding. Mosquitoes will begin to breed in any puddle or standing water that lasts for more than four days. Make sure water does not collect and stagnate in ceramic pots, trash cans, recycling containers, old tires, wading pools, bird baths, etc. Remove leaves and debris that may prevent drainage of roof gutters.

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Janet L. Robinson

Janet Lee Robinson of Thonotosassa, Fla., passed away at home on August 20, 2021.

Janet L. Robinson

Born Aug. 14, 1957, in Quincy, she was the daughter of William and Esther Robinson. Janet was a beloved companion to Mark Sigler for 9 years, mother to Sara-Ann and Jeffrey Hartley, grandmother to Skylar (Deceased) and Elijah, and sister to Linda Gineitis and William Robinson.

Janet went to Quincy High School then onto attend Sheppard Gill Nursing School in Boston to become a nurse. For 44 years, she was a loving and caring LPN up until her last day. She was a traveling nurse across the country until finally setting roots in Florida, where she fell in love with the ocean.

In her spare time, she loved spending it surrounded by her family and friends doing various outdoor activities. She enjoyed laughing and telling jokes, her favorite TV series and funny videos.

At Janet’s request, she wished to be cremated and scattered into the ocean.

For those who would like to honor her by making any charity donation in her name, or specifically to the American Heart Association or the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Association, she would have appreciated.

A celebration of life accompanied by a scattering of her ashes will be organized at a future date.

For all who knew her, she was a beacon of light and laughter, a loyal friend, a loving mother and companion, a caring and funny sister. She will be forever loved and dearly missed. Her memory will live on in each person she touched and in the times they shared together.

Rest in Peace Janet. <3

Funeral arrangements were made by Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Funeral Home and Crematory, Temple Terrace, Fla.

Christine A. Gore

Christine Angela Gore, a lifelong Quincy resident, died, Thursday, August 26, 2021 after a brief illness, at Boston Medical Center, in the comfort of her loving family.

Christine A. Gore

Christine was born and raised in Quincy, to the late Edward S. and Roberta Louise (Lane) Gore. She was a graduate of the former Saint John’s Elementary School and Quincy High School, Class of 1981, and had attended both Quincy College and Newbury College.

She had many jobs throughout her life, from customer service to accounting, and she excelled at everything she tried due to her positive attitude and bright personality.

Christine was best known for her infectious smile, warm laugh, and her kind and compassionate spirit. She had a special love for children and animals. You couldn’t know Christine without loving her.

Beloved partner for thirty-five years of Lawrence Flynn. Devoted mother of Jeffrey M. Gore and Jacqueline F. Gore, both of Quincy. Dear sister of David L. Gore and his partner Isabel of Randolph, Ellen L. Gore Patrolia and her husband Kevin of Norwell, Matthew Gore and his wife Susan of Braintree, Edward G. Gore and his partner Vikki of Quincy, and the late Andrew L. Gore. Loving aunt of Racheal Patrolia and Lisa Patrolia, both of Norwell. She is also survived by many cousins and close friends, who she loved dearly.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Tuesday, August 31, from 5-7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 1, at 10:30 a.m. Interment private.

For those who wish, donations in Christine’s memory may be made to the Quincy Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 690088, Quincy, MA 02269-0088.

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

Gloria Budrick, 93

Gloria (Brinkley) Budrick of Ormond Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully on Aug. 25 at the age of 93, with her daughter by her side.

She was the wife of the late Stanley R. Budrick. Beloved mother of Robyn Mulkern and her husband Joseph of Quincy, Steven Budrick of Weymouth, Karen Budrick of Ormond Beach, FL, and the late Maryanne Budrick of Quincy.  Cherished grandmother to Angela Chabot of East Boston.

Mrs. Budrick grew up on the ocean and loved going to the beach.  Just dipping her feet in the surf in her later years, made her day.  She instilled that love and respect of the ocean in her children.

If desired, donations in the name of Maryanne Budrick and/or Gloria may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.

Mary Elizabeth Hughes

Mary Elizabeth “Bette” Hughes, age 96 years and 51 weeks, of Quincy and North Weymouth, died on August 21, 2021.

Mary Elizabeth Hughes

Daughter of the late Albertine McCarthy, Bette was born in Roxbury. She enlisted in the US Marines in the 1950s and proudly served two tours of duty stateside, after which she was honorably discharged as a sergeant.

Bette was a lifelong member of the Women’s Marine Association and enjoyed attending the association’s gatherings.  She was honored to be selected as the Marine representative in a picture of women in four branches of the armed forces that was printed in the July 6, 1957 issue of the Saturday Evening Post.

Upon discharge from the Marines, she worked at Hewlett Packard and the Boston Globe, retiring from the Globe after working there for many years. She enjoyed bingo, bowling, dancing and traveling.

She leaves her nieces Carol Sestito and her life partner Kathleen Bower; Marjorie Taglieri and her wife Judith Murphy; and, Albertine Beck and her daughter Christina Beck.  She also leaves behind her nephew Michael Taglieri-Housh and his husband Michael Housh. She was predeceased by her sister Marjorie A Taglieri and her fiancé William Clark. In addition, she leaves behind several cousins.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visitation on Monday from 9:15-10:15 AM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home NORTH WEYMOUTH at 40 Sea Street (off Route 3A – Bicknell Square) followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Jerome Church, Weymouth at 10:30 AM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bette may be made to the N.E. Center and Home for Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

Paul J. Youngclaus, 73

Paul J. Youngclaus, 73, of Quincy passed away peacefully on August 23, 2021 after battling poor health for numerous years.

Paul J. Youngclaus

Born March 26, 1948 in Dorchester, he was the son of the late Frederick T. Youngclaus and Josephine (Troy)Youngclaus. The beloved husband of the late Judith A. “Judy” (Duplex) Youngclaus of 50 years. The loving father of Kerin Youngclaus of Weymouth, Bethany Edwards of Milton and her late husband Bruce Michael “Mike” and Daniel Youngclaus and his wife Kristi Youngclaus of Rockland. Brother of Sr. Peggy Youngclaus SND of South Boston and of the late Tim and Jack Youngclaus. Proud and loving Grampy to Korbyn, Kaylee, Payton, and Lucas. He is also survived by his in-laws and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Paul graduated from Christopher Columbus High School and played in the Drum and Bugle Corps in Dorchester. Paul was a Navy reservist stationed at the former Weymouth air base and he received his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Education from Boston State College (UMass).

Paul was a hard worker who worked for the Weymouth school system for 32.5 years. He loved his time working with children from being a science teacher, to a guidance counselor and then an administrator. Paul was an assistant principal at East Junior High for many years before he was elected by a unanimous vote to become the principal in 1990. Paul was quoted as being a “fine teacher of students and a teacher of teachers.” There was not a time that his own children could be in Weymouth without running into one of his former students that always shared admirable comments about him.

Paul loved the ocean, electric train sets and antiques. He enjoyed time with family and friends, fishing and classic cars. Paul was a compassionate, loving individual who would help anyone in need. He spent a lot of time volunteering over the years and passed that down to his children especially through Simon of Cyrene Society.

Please join us in celebrating his life on August 30, 2021 for a viewing at 10 am followed by an 11 am mass at St. Gregory’s in Dorchester, Ma.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Simon of Cyrene Society, P.O. Box 54, South Boston, MA 02127.

Funeral arrangements were made by McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, Weymouth.

Thomas F. Brennan, Jr.

Thomas F. Brennan, Jr., of Quincy died Aug. 23.

Thomas F. Brennan, Jr.

Mr. Brennan loved his family and friends. He would reminisce with his siblings about family vacations on the ocean and Lake Winnipesauke. He enjoyed boating, swimming, had a hidden passion for classic cars, loved animals and enjoyed golfing and watching golf with his father. He lived in Beaver Creek, CO for approximately 10 years and was an avid skier.

Mr. Brennan was a funny man with a quick wit who was kind and always gave the most thoughtful gifts. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Devoted son of Mr. Thomas F. Brennan, Sr. and his wife Judy of Milton and his late mother Mrs. Elizabeth M. (Scales) Brennan. Cherished brother of Leanne Polson and her husband David of Braintree, Lauren Brennan of Marshfield, and Maureen Delano and her husband Ricky of Mansfield. Loving uncle of Ryan and his wife Cait, Michael, Megan, Stephanie, John, Kathleen and her husband Matt, Chris, and Julia. Great uncle of Joey and Bridgette. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and dear friends.

Services will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to the Milton Animal League, 181 Governor Stoughton Ln., Milton, MA 02186.

Funeral arrangements were made by Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy.

Lorraine A. Ready, 93

Lorraine A. (Caramonica) Ready of Quincy passed peacefully on Monday, August 23, 2021 at the age of 93.

Lorraine A. Ready

Lorraine worked as a retail clerk at Turu Style and Osco. She was raised and educated in Braintree.

Lorraine was the wife beloved wife of the late Lawrence J. “Jock” Ready, retired from QFD. Loving mom of Lawrence J. Ready Jr. and his wife Denise of Portsmouth, NH, Michael P. Ready and his partner Kerry of Weymouth, Patricia L. West of Weymouth, the late Marjorie A. Ready, Kathleen S. Ready of Stoneham, Lorraine Bray and her husband Dennis of Duxbury. Lorraine is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visiting hours on Friday, August 27th from 9:00-11:00AM at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home 74 Elm St. Quincy Center, followed by a service in the Funeral Home at 11:00AM.

Donations in Lorraine’s memory can be made to the Quincy Animal Shelter at or mail a check to Quincy Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 690088, Quincy, MA 02269-0088.