Francis J. McPartlin, 58

Francis J. “Frank” McPartlin of Quincy, passed away unexpectedly, surrounded by family on Monday, June 27, 2022.  He was 58.

Francis J. McPartlin

He was born in Boston to Mary E. (McGeoghagan) and Francis P. McPartlin and raised in Quincy.  After graduating from Quincy High School, he went on to earn his bachelor’s degree at Suffolk University.  A true Quincy native, his first job was at the Bargain Center and then Star Market. After marrying he moved to Weymouth and later joined the Yankee Candle team.  In 2013, he felt the call home and returned to Quincy, specifically Hough’s Neck. The circle was completed when he later accepted a job as the Store Director at the Quincy Star Market.

Frank was a lifelong fan and season ticket holder for the Patriots.  In his spare time, he also took part in a bowling league, and bocci club.  He loved the ocean and could often be found out on his boat with his brother Chris and friends.

He was extremely personable with a tremendous sense of humor.  Frank was loyal and generous which earned him many friendships throughout the years.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

Beloved husband of 30 years to Marlene (Verderber) McPartlin of Quincy.  Devoted father to Patrick “Packy” McPartlin of Quincy.  Cherished son of Francis P. McPartlin of Quincy.  Loving brother of James P. McPartlin and his wife Karen of Braintree, Peter P. McPartlin and his wife Milena of Sao Paolo, Brazil, Sean McPartlin and his wife Nancy of Rockland, Kevin M. McPartlin of Quincy, Brian M. McPartlin of Quincy, and Christopher McPartlin and his wife Heather of Quincy.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews: Nicholas, Jack, Julia, Christian, Olivia, Mary, Katie and C.W.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Wednesday, July 6, from 4-8 p.m. in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, prior to the Funeral Mass in Holy Trinity Parish at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Quincy at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frank may be made to the USO (United Services Organization).

Please see Keohane.com for directions and online condolences.

Richard T. McCarthy, 86

Richard T. “Dick” McCarthy, age 86, of Hingham, formerly of Quincy, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Rose Court at Linden Ponds in Hingham.

Richard T. McCarthy

Richard was born in South Boston, to the late Thomas P. and Rose Ellen (McKernan) McCarthy. Raised and educated in South Boston, he was a graduate of South Boston High School, Class of 1953. He lived in Hingham for thirteen years, previously in Quincy for forty-eight years.

He served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1959-1965 and achieved the rank of Sergeant.

As an active member of the I.B.E.W. Local 103 in Dorchester for sixty-six years, Richard had run many jobs as a general foreman and superintendent. His childhood curiosity for all things electrical and passion for his work fueled his many accomplishments, including his selection to install the first MRI in Boston and key roles on capital projects at MIT, Boston City Hospital, and UMass Boston.

Richard was proud of his Irish heritage and loved to sing and dance with his wife and his family. Later, he enjoyed his time and friendships at Linden Ponds in Hingham and could be seen dancing at many locations on the South Shore with his longtime friend, Ramona Lagos, of Linden Ponds.

Most of all, he was dedicated to his family and was especially proud of his grandchildren and great grandchildren, actively supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for forty-seven years of the late Rita Ann (Banks) McCarthy.

Devoted father of Richard T. McCarthy, Jr. and his wife Cynthia of Westwood, Anne M. Sweeney and her husband Richard of Chandler, Ariz., Janet McCarthy and her husband Paul of Hopkinton, Michael McCarthy and his wife Tiffany of North Attleboro, and the late Tricia Melzard. He will also be missed by Andrea McCarthy of Germany.

Loving grandfather of Kevin, Steven, Mary Kate, Michael, Sarah, Danny, Matthew, Carlos, Juliana, Brittany, Shawn, and Kimberly

Great-grandfather of Brielle, Aaralyn, Cole, Robyn, Emmett, Falynn, Greyson, Hunter, Liam, and Zane.

Dear brother of Terry Bouffard of Rockland and Paul McCarthy of Hingham. Dick is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Tuesday, July 5, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Holy Trinity Parish at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1015 Sea Street, Quincy, on Wednesday, July 6, at 10 a.m. Interment, with military honors, to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.

For those who wish, donations in Dick’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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

Nancy L. Nicklas, 78

Nancy L. Nicklas, age 78, a longtime resident of Quincy, formerly of Weymouth, died peacefully, Sunday, June 26, 2022 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

Nancy L. Nicklas

Nancy was born and raised in Quincy. She was a graduate of the former Saint John’s Elementary School and Archbishop Williams High School, Class of 1961. She was also a graduate of the former Quincy City Hospital Nursing School, Class of 1964.

Nancy was a registered nurse and worked mostly at the former Quincy City Hospital. She retired in 2013 after a fifty-year nursing career.

As a woman of deep faith, Nancy was an active lifelong parishioner of Saint John the Baptist Church in Quincy where she served as a lector, extraordinary minister of Holy Communion, and senior altar server. She enjoyed volunteering and reading.

Most of all, she was dedicated to her family and was especially proud of her grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved mother of David N. Rounseville and his wife Diane of Bellingham, John P. Rounseville and his wife Ann of Newton.

Cherished grandmother of David, Danielle, Timothy, Luke, Bree, Colette, and late infant twins, William and Sean.

Loving daughter of the late Alexina “Tina” (Lausier) and John G. “Jack” Nicklas, Jr.

Dear sister of John G. “Jack” Nicklas III and his wife Pat of Plymouth, Suzanne M. Palmer and her husband Donald of Milford, Richard D. Nicklas and his wife Tina of Braintree, Gerald J. Nicklas and his wife Therese of Quincy, Paul J. Nicklas and his husband David Higgins of Milton, and the late Joan H. Fulton and her late husband Archie. Nancy 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 Friday, July 1, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Saturday, July 2, at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Nancy’s memory may be made to Saint John’s Food Pantry, c/o 21 Gay Street, Quincy, MA 02169 or The New England Center for Children, 33 Turnpike Road, Southborough, MA 01772, necc.org.

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

Michael Di Cesare, 66

Michael Di Cesare, 66, of Quincy, died suddenly on Sunday, June 26, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.

Michael Di Cesare

Michael’s greatest joy came from spending time with his family. He was a beloved husband to his wife Rose for 43 years, father, friend, uncle, son, brother and “Nonno” to his five grandchildren. Michael found great pleasure in attending family events, listening to music, caring for his home, watching Boston sports teams and spending time outdoors. Michael was a research finance accountant for over forty years, working most recently at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He will be remembered as a joyous and loyal person who adored his family and loved to laugh.

Loving husband of Rose (Miele) Di Cesare of Quincy.  Loving father of Christopher Di Cesare and his wife Renée of Quincy, and Diana Cavallo and her husband Robert J., Cavallo, Jr. of Weymouth.  Cherished son of Vincenza (Marinilli) Di Cesare of Quincy and the late Anthony Di Cesare.  Brother of Mary Derbes of Weymouth, and Lisa DeMole of Plymouth.  Nonno to Matthew, Alison, Caroline, Lauren and Luciano.  Michael is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Friday, July 1 from 4-7 p.m. at Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9 AM Saturday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Quincy at 10 AM.  Burial to follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.

See Keohane.com for directions and online condolences.

Paul J. DeAngelo

Paul J. DeAngelo of Scituate, originally from Quincy, passed away on Saturday June 25th, The feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and was surrounded by his loving family. Paul was the devoted husband to his late wife Theresa (Palano), cherished father of Marisa DeAngelo of Quincy, Domenic DeAngelo and his wife Lisa of Marshfield, Paul J DeAngelo Jr and his wife Kathy of West Bridgewater, Joseph DeAngelo and his partner Steven DeFrancesco of Boston, and Jennifer Hoey and her husband Jay of Norwell. Brother of the late Benny, Jimmy, Salvatore, Connie, Rosie, Vincent, and Joseph.

Paul J. DeAngelo

Paul was the devoted “Nono” to Paul, Kori, Liberty, James, Domenic, Jaxon, Joseph, and Julian, and is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Paul grew-up in the West End of Boston, and in 1959 he married the love of his life Theresa Palano. They moved to Quincy in 1959, where they raised their family for over 60 years before moving to Scituate in 2013. Paul enjoyed his weekends working in the family business in Haymarket in the North End for many years. Paul was a fantastic cook, and avid gardener, had a strong work ethic, a witty sense of humor ,but most of all he was a devoted Husband, father, and grandfather. We miss you dad!!

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Wednesday, June 29 from 4-8 p.m. in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 30 prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Christine’s Church, Marshfield, at 10:30 a.m. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Scituate.

See Keohane.com for directions and online condolences.

Laurie A. Deery, 53

Laurie A. (McInnis) Deery, of Weymouth, formerly of Quincy died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on June 26, 2022 at the age of 53.

Laurie A. Deery

Laurie was a graduate of Quincy Vocational Technical High School.  Laurie worked for many years as a day care teacher, mostly at Beechwood On The Bay. Laurie also worked as cafeteria assistant at Merrymount School and at Quincy High School. Laurie was a kind person who loved working with children. She stayed positive and strong throughout her illness. Her greatest joy in life was to be a Mom. She was always there for her son, James.

She was the beloved wife of Neil J. Deery. Cherished daughter of Carol A. McInnis and the late Daniel E. McInnis. Loving sister of Heather Frasso of Quincy, Daniel S. McInnis of Quincy, and Katherine Herrick of Braintree. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, her cousins and her aunt, as well as many  lifelong friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Wednesday 4-8 p.m. in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home South Weymouth at 809 Main St. (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday prior to the Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Washington Street, Quincy, MA.  Burial in Old North Cemetery in Weymouth at a later date.

Donations in memory of Laurie may be made to Tommy’s Place Foundation, Inc., 90 Shore Ave., Quincy, MA 02169, or Toys for Tots.

Ian W. Sinclair, 47

Ian William Sinclair, of Quincy, died June 24, 2022.

Ian W. Sinclair

Ian passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 24, 2022, at the age of 47. He graduated Suma Cum Laude in Business Management from Quincy College, and worked in an array of fields, including the restaurant industry and healthcare. He loved history, and was an avid Red Sox and Nascar fan. Ian was a descendant of the McClain and Clough clans of Scotland, and of the Freeman clan of Ireland. He will be missed by all who knew him.

He was the older son of the late Deborah Steele and oldest grandchild of the late Gregory Desmond, both of Quincy, MA. Loving brother of Gregory Sinclair of NC and Carolyn Bassett of NC. Cherished grandson of Beverly Desmond of Peabody. Also survived by 3 uncles, 2 aunts, and 8 nieces and nephews.  He is also survived by his beloved dog Icy, who was a faithful companion to both Ian and his mother.

Final arrangements will be held in the coming weeks and published once scheduled.  Friends are welcome to attend. See Keohane.com for online condolences.

Anne M. Howley, 87

Anne Marie (McDonald) Howley, 87, of Quincy, died on June 22, 2022 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Anne M. Howley

The beloved wife of the late Thomas C. Howley. Sister of Grace Potier of Marblehead, Ruth and Mary McDonald both of Quincy, George McDonald and his wife Pat of Milton and the late John McDonald. Sister in Law of Gail McDonald of Milton. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Anne Marie worked for Shawmut Bank in Boston for more than 40 years. She had a very special place in her heart for her poodle Muffy. She will be sadly missed by all those who knew her.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 28 in St. Ann’s Church, 757 Hancock St.,  Quincy at 10:30 AM. Burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Tuesday at 2 p.m.

See Keohane.com for directions and online condolences.

C. Robert Foy, 79

C. Robert Foy, age 79, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Thursday, June 23, 2022 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family.

C. Robert Foy

Bob was born in Quincy, to the late Charles R. and M. Phyllis (Chamberlain) Foy. He was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, Class of 1960. He attended the College of the Holy Cross and Northeastern University.

Bob was a real estate broker and founder of Assurance Realty of Quincy, which he operated for twenty-three years. Previously he was employed as a sales representative for Raytheon Corporation and Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

Bob was a longtime member and past president of The Neighborhood Club of Quincy where he and his wife Fran enjoyed many friendships. Bob was also a past president of Adams Heights Men’s Club of Quincy.

Most importantly, Bob was dedicated to his family. He was especially proud of his nineteen grandchildren, Sarah, Shannon, Erin, Michaela, Julia, Jessica, Jaime, Jillian, Mary, Audrey, Cate, Emma, Chloe, Nora, Savannah, Declan, Christyna, Cathryn and Paul – actively supporting their many activities and accomplishments. He enjoyed spending time with all of them.

Bob was an avid gardener and took great pride in sharing his vegetables – especially tomatoes with family and friends. He also loved history and had a passion for reading.

Beloved husband for fifty-six years of Frances M. “Fran” (Contrino) Foy.

Devoted father of Mary E. Pellegrino and her husband David of Braintree, Kathleen F. Marchetti and her husband Harry of North Reading, Christine P. Howley and her husband Paul of Milton, Charles Joseph Foy and his wife Kaitlyn of Pembroke, Stephanie A. Verrengia and her husband Jonathan of Canton, and Kelly A. Draicchio and her husband Chris of Braintree.

He was predeceased by his sister, Maureen P. Blackman.

Bob is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorial Visitation will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Ave, Quincy, on Thursday, June 30, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

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

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

Paul A.A. Nisula, 80

Paul A.A. Nisula, age 80, of Weymouth, formerly of Abington, died peacefully, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, surrounded by his loving family.

Paul A.A. Nisula

Paul was born in Quincy, to the late Walter Olavi and Esther L. (Lindberg) Nisula. He was raised and educated in Quincy, and graduated from high school in Madrid, Spain, while his father was serving as a civilian electronics engineer for the United States Department of the Navy. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Boston University, Class of 1963.

He lived in Weymouth for the past six years, previously in Abington for over forty years, and earlier in Hanson.

Paul was proud to have served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army during the Vietnam conflict with the Signal Operation Battalion Central Army Group N.A.T.O. Germany.

He was employed as an insurance field representative in the insurance industry for forty years and was well known in the industry. He retired in 2007.

Paul had a passion for vintage film cameras and was skilled in their maintenance and appraisal. He was a longtime active member of the Photographic Historical Society of New England. Paul had an affinity for music. He loved to sing and could play multiple instruments. He also had an interest in foreign languages and could speak multiple languages, including Finnish, German, and Spanish. Paul was proud of his Finnish heritage. His late parents were chroniclers of the history of Finnish immigrants who settled in Quincy, especially their role in the city’s granite industry.

Beloved husband for fifty-seven years of Paula L. (Peterson) Nisula.

Devoted father of George Edwin Nisula and his wife Kathy Ann Chase of Abington, Emily J. Hanlon and her husband James of Braintree.

Loving grandfather of Timothy G. Hanlon of Braintree.

Dear brother of Nancy E. Taylor of New Hampshire.

Paul is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, services were private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Ave, Quincy. You are invited to visit thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.