John J. Morrissey, Sr., 95

John J. Morrissey, Sr., 95, of Quincy, died at home surrounded by his family on September 28, 2021.

John J. Morrissey, Sr.

The beloved husband of the late Margaret M. (Shea) Morrissey. Loving father of Margaret McKenna and her husband John of Quincy, John J. Morrissey, Jr. and his wife Laurie of Raynham, Vincent D. Morrissey and his wife Melissa of Braintree, Charles L. Morrissey and his wife Kimberly of Pembroke and Julie A. Greene and her husband John of Weymouth. Brother of Sr. Mildred Morrissey, FMM of Providence, RI, Marie Malloy of Yarmouth, Daniel Morrissey of Brockton and the late Sylvia Yunits, Anne and David Morrissey.  Mr. Morrissey is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He had a very special place in his heart for his companion, Skittles his cat.

John grew up in Dorchester, St. Mark’s Parish area.  He graduated from Boston Latin School and entered into the US Army in 1943. He proudly served his country during WWII.

After his military career, he enrolled at Boston College and earned his bachelor’s degree in 1955. John worked as a social worker for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and achieved the position of director in the Department of Transitional Assistance.

A devout Catholic, John was a member of the Holy Name Society. He had a passion for trains, he enjoyed building models and set up his basement to fit an entire train set. John was an avid Patriots fan, he also enjoyed watching golf. He enjoyed traveling and drove across this country many times.

The fabric of his life was his family. He loved to play with all his grandchildren, they were what gave his life meaning. John will be remembered as a true gentleman who cherished his family. He will be sadly missed by all those who knew him.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Monday 5-8 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9:15 AM on Tuesday prior to the Funeral Mass in Holy Trinity Parish at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Quincy at 10 AM. Burial in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.

Donations in memory of John may be made to Hospice of South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 92370.

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Jane A. Oliverio, 85

Jane A. (McAnarney) Oliverio, age 85, a longtime Quincy resident, died peacefully, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Jane A. Oliverio

Jane was born in Quincy, to the late James J. and Evelyn M. (Gorman) McAnarney. She was raised and educated in Boston schools and was a graduate of the Jeremiah E. Burke High School. She had lived in Quincy for fifty-two years.

She was employed for many years with the New England Telephone Company in the Quincy office as an investigator and was a member of the New England Telephone Pioneers Association.

Jane enjoyed music, traveling, and knitting. She also loved animals and her family’s pets.

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

Wife of the late Robert J. Oliverio. Devoted mother of Deborah Starr, Diane Trubiano and her husband Anthony, all of Quincy, Steven Oliverio and his wife Vivian of Plainville, and John Oliverio of Quincy.

Jane was the cherished grandmother of nine grandchildren and many great grandchildren. She was also grandmother of the late Danielle Oliverio.

Dear sister of Joan Hardiman and her husband Kevin of Dorchester, Lynn Basile and her husband John of Quincy. Jane is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Monday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visitation prior to the service from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree.

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

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

Daniel W. Mullin, 60

Daniel W. Mullin, 60, of Quincy, formerly of South Boston, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Webster Park Rehabilitation in Rockland.

Daniel W. Mullin

Born in Boston on October 23, 1960, he was raised in South Boston and attended local schools. Daniel graduated from the Christopher Columbus High School in Boston’s North End with the Class of 1978. He later went to work as a purchasing agent for Bennett Electrical. He was a hardworking individual, and never missed a day of work.

Those who knew Daniel know of his love for golf. If there wasn’t snow on the ground, Daniel made his way to the course. In his spare time, he also enjoyed going to the gym, watching NASCAR and his favorite sports teams: Las Vegas Raiders and Boston Celtics.

Daniel was an honest person and loved his family and dogs very much. There wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do for those he cared for. He will be missed by all the lives he touched.

Daniel was a cherished son of Eleonore (Mickiewicz) Mullin of Quincy, and the late Daniel P. Mullin. He was the devoted brother of Theresa Gilbert and her husband Neal of Quincy, Elena Mullin and her husband Howard Carson of Philadelphia, Barbara Mullin of Billerica, and Gregory Mullin of Quincy. Daniel was the loving uncle of Kerrianne Provost and her husband Jared of Billerica, Sarah and Steven Gilbert, both of Quincy, Daniel and Robert Magill, both of Billerica. He was the loving great uncle of Sean, Riley, and Connor Provost, all of Billerica. Daniel is also survived by many loving cousins, extended family, and friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Sunday, October 3, 2021, 4-8PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. The family requests that all visitors wear a face mask.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 8:45AM on Monday, October 4, 2021, prior to the Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Parish-South Boston, at 10AM.

Following cremation, Daniel will be interred privately in Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Daniel’s name to MSPCA, Attn: Donation, 350 S. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or Alzheimer’s Association, MA Chapter, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.

See keohane.com for directions and online condolences.

Irene M. Stokes, 90

Irene M. Stokes, 90, of Quincy, died on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

Irene M. Stokes

She was born in Boston to the late Margaret (Mroszczyk) and Dominick Bereszniewicz and grew up in the greater Boston area.  Irene graduated from Waltham High School and went on to have a long and distinguished career as an office administrator at MIB.

Irene was a Quincy resident for over 50 years.  A devout Catholic, she regularly attended Mass at both Sacred Heart and St. Ann’s Church and was often early to pray before Mass started.  She had an affinity for Pope John Paul II and kept many pictures around the house.

Born a natural caretaker, she lent her strength to those in need.  Her husband, Tom, struggled with a long term illness and for 8 years she gave him around the clock care.  She devoted her life to her husband, children and grandchildren.

Beloved wife of 44 years to the late Thomas Vann Stokes.  Devoted mother to Mark J. Stokes and his wife Nancy A. of Hull, Gary K. Stokes and his wife Nancy M. of Hanson, and the late Thomas Stokes.  Cherished grandmother of Thomas J. Stokes, Nicole M. Levy, Alexander M. Stokes and Danielle L. Stokes.  Loving sister to the late Phyllis Debrase and her late husband Leo and the late William “Wally” Bereszniewicz and his surviving wife, Dorothy.  Irene also leaves behind several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Sunday, October 3, from 12-3 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, October 4, in St. Ann’s Church, Quincy. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Please see keohane.com for directions and online condolences.

Peter C. Pappas

Peter C. Pappas, of Squantum, died peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2021, surrounded by his family. Born in Vassara, Sparta, Greece, he was the son of the late Christos and Panagiota (Kosmas) Pappas.

Peter C. Pappas

At the age of 15, he immigrated to the United States through Ellis Island and resided in Brooklyn, NY, with his Uncle Pantelis Pappas and his family. While there, Peter graduated high school and attended Brooklyn College.  He was a very proud veteran, serving in the United States Army where he was stationed in Germany. Upon his honorable discharge, he eventually moved to Boston where he sponsored his parents and siblings to successfully emigrate to the US.

Peter was the dedicated husband of Maria (Tsichlis) Pappas of Squantum. The two shared fifty-seven years of marriage. He was the devoted father of Dr. Pauline Pappas Theodore and her husband Dr. George Theodore, Joanne Pappas Anousis and her husband Dr. Nikolaos Anousis, Christos Pappas and his wife Mariam, and Dr. John Pappas and his wife Ourania, all of Squantum. Peter was the cherished grandfather of Harry and Maria Theodore, Angelica Anousis, Maria Pappas, and Panagiota Pappas.

He is survived by his sister Argiro Spiropoulos of Squantum, MA, his brother-in-law, Sotirios Gavros of Hudson, MA, his sisters-in-law, Georgia Tsichlis, and Panagiota Kontozisis and her husband Demetrios, of Athens, Greece, loving cousins, nieces, nephews, and many relatives in the United States and Greece.  He was predeceased by his brother George Pappas and his sister Helen Gavros.

During most of his adult career, he worked for the John Hancock Life Insurance Company and as a real estate broker.  Known for his cheerful disposition, generosity, and hard work ethic, Peter enjoyed music and sports, and his home was always full of warmth and laughter.

A devout Greek Orthodox Christian, he was a steward at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church of Braintree serving in the Parish Council for many years, including as president.  In appreciation of his tireless contributions to the Church, he was honored with the Diocese Award from the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston.  He was also a member of the AHEPA Boston Chapter 24 and various other philanthropic organizations.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to pay their respects during the visiting hours on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 9-11 AM at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church, 119 Common St., Braintree. His Funeral Service will immediately follow.

Services will conclude with interment including military honors at the Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Peter’s memory to St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church, 119 Common St., Braintree, MA 02184.

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Elizabeth A. Donlan, 90

Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Byrnes) Donlan, 90, of Canton, formerly of Port Charlotte, Florida, and Quincy, died peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2021, at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

Elizabeth A. Donlan

Born in Framingham on July 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late William and Beatrice (Phipps) Byrnes. Betty attended local schools and graduated high school with the Class of 1949. She continued her education and earned her associate degree from Boston University, which afforded her a career in the medical field as a medical transcriptionist. Betty worked for both the Milton and Carney Hospital for 30 years. She retired in 1992.

In her spare time, Betty enjoyed playing bingo with her friends from the senior center, doing crossword puzzles, sudoku, and watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. A snowbird, Betty would spend her winters in Florida. Betty loved to travel and learn about other cultures. Some of her favorite trips were to Ireland, cruising on the Mississippi River and to Alaska with her late husband. One of her favorite places to visit was Maine where she often summered.

A simple person, Betty was reserved, independent, hardworking, and resilient. She loved having a cup of clam chowder paired with a lobster roll while sitting on the porch in Maine, and that made her a happy person.

Betty was the beloved wife of the late John P. Donlan, Sr., who died in 2012. The two shared many loving years of marriage. She was the devoted mother of Mary Donlan and her partner Phillipe Hammou of Paris, France, Marjorie Ray and her husband Alan of FL, Eileen Vidrine and her husband Kent of VA, Emilie Donlan and her husband Melvin Acevedo of Waltham, and John Donlan, Jr. and his wife Cyrille of Canton. Betty was the loving grandmother of Noelle and her husband Joe Tuss of NJ, AJ Ray of PA, Kate Vidrine of TX, Matthew Vidrine of VA, and the late William Acevedo. She was preceded in death by her brother, William Byrnes. Betty is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Thursday, September 30, 2021, 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 9 AM on Friday, October 1, 2021, prior to the Funeral Mass at Divine Mercy Parish in St. Ann’s Church, Quincy at 10 AM. Services conclude with interment in Milton Cemetery, Milton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Betty’s name to Canton Council On Aging, 500 Pleasant St., P.O. Box 54, Canton, MA 02021.

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Marcia Brown, 66

Marcia Brown, age 66, of Hull, passed away September 22, 2021, six years after being diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.

Marcia Brown

She was born in Hartford, Conn., on December 23, 1954. She grew up in Berlin, Conn., and attended Berlin High School, Class of 1972.  She graduated from Quincy College School of Nursing, cum laude, as a registered nurse, January 2012 at age 57.

She was the general manager of the Howard Johnson Hotel on the South East Expressway in the early 1980s, and was the owner of Petals and Pearls Wedding Florist on Washington Street in Quincy for 13 years. She was a hospice nurse at Old Colony Hospice.

She was predeceased by her sisters: Sue Brown, Holly Hadfield and Nancy Brown, Niece Amy Hadfield and parents, Stanton and Dorothy Brown.

She is survived by her husband Brian King, brother Chip Brown and partner Bernie Bolton of Storrs, CT and his daughter Taylor Brown, sister-in-law Marcia Harrison and husband Steve of Bend, OR,  nieces Mandy Miller of Bend, OR, Sarah Freel and husband Steve of Braintree, Kristina Hadfield, Katy Hadfield Asadoorian of Methuen, nephews Seth Hungerford of Olney, MD and Todd Hungerford of Portland, CT, Cousins Marenda Stitzer and husband Todd of Nokomis, FL and Ruthann Brown and Randy Rackliffe of Jackson, NH, and stepdaughters Alison Delaney of Grand Rapids, MI, Ashley Munoz-King of Sammamish, WA and their husbands Erik Delaney and Antonio Munoz-King and grandchildren Felipe and Ana Munoz-King and Nate, Caroline and Charlotte Delaney.

Thanks to her oncology team at MGB: Dr. Willers, Dr. Brastianos and NP Mahar, Dr. Shaw, Dr. Dagogo-Jack, and others along the way. And thanks to Norwell VNA Hospice for her care.

Donations may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 321 Manley St., West Bridgewater MA 02379.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Friday, October 1, from 6-8PM in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central St.), HINGHAM. Funeral service will be celebrated on Saturday, October 2, at 10AM in Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, Hingham. Burial in Hull Village Cemetery, Hull.

Mary J. DuBeau

Mary Josephine DuBeau of Mashpee, formerly of Dorchester and Quincy, died peacefully on Sunday, September 19, 2021.

Mary J. DuBeau

Beloved wife of 65 years to the late Ernest Joseph “Ernie” DuBeau.  Loving mother of Suzanne and Walter Austin, Linda and Frank Garofalo, Karen and Paul Keefe, Mary Beth and Kenny Marsters, Ann Marie and Jack Moore and Ernest J., Jr. and Debbie DuBeau. Daughter of the late William Greene and Rita (O’Dea).  Sister of Rita Sullivan and her husband Joe, Herbie Greene, the late John Greene and his surviving wife, Mary, the late William Greene, and the late Joseph Greene and his surviving wife, Joanne.  Sister-in-law of Lorraine Bisnaw and James DuBeau.  Cherished Nana of 20 devoted grandchildren and blessed with 34 sweet great-grandchildren.  Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Mary was born in Boston and grew up in Roxbury where she graduated from St. Patrick’s High School.  She worked as a ticket clerk for Jordan Marsh for a number of years.  In her younger years, Mary loved roller skating, and after hanging up her skates, she enjoyed bingo, bowling, traveling, playing the lottery and most of all spending time with her family. She was an avid Red Sox fan, enjoyed crossword puzzles and she was a game show enthusiast.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Monday, September 27 from 4-7 PM at the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, September 28, at Christ the King Church, 5 Job’s Fishing Road, Mashpee, MA  02649, at 11 AM. Burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mary may be made directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Mary J. DuBeau Memorial Fund, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Raymond Clark, 90

Raymond Clark, age 90, of Braintree, formerly of Weymouth, died peacefully, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at South Shore Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Raymond Clark

Raymond was born in Weymouth, to the late Raymond L. and Mary E. (Bourget) Clark. He was raised there and was a graduate of Weymouth High School, Class of 1949. He had lived in Braintree for forty years, previously in Quincy.

Raymond was proud to have served in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict.

He was a certified orthotist for sixty-five years. In 1979, he opened the Atlantic Prosthetic and Orthotic Company in Westport. He retired in 2004 after operating the business for twenty-five years.

He was a Harley Davidson motorcycle enthusiast. Raymond also enjoyed boating and was a former member of the Town River Yacht Club in Quincy for many years.

He was a longtime, active member of the Church of the Holy Nativity in Weymouth where he served as an usher, eucharistic minister, and former member of the vestry.

Beloved husband for fifty-five years of Phyllis J. (DiMattio) Clark. Devoted father of Mark L. Clark and his wife Lela of North Carolina, Joseph O. Cortese of Braintree and our beloved friend Deborah Sorrentino, and Michael Cortese and his wife Grace of East Sandwich. Loving grandfather of Amber and Amanda. Cherished great grandfather of Ayden and Kimber. Dear brother of Betteann Kelly of Norwell, and predeceased by his brothers Wayne C. Clark, Lee W. Clark, and Donald Clark. Raymond is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, graveside services at Mount Wollaston Cemetery in Quincy will be conducted privately at a later date.

For those who wish, donations in Raymond’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

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

Paul D. Manning, 72

Paul D. Manning, age 72, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, died peacefully, Friday, September 17, 2021 at Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, in the comfort of his loving family.

Paul Manning

Paul was born in Dorchester, to the late John J. and Florence L. (McCarthy) Manning. Raised in Dorchester, he was a graduate of Saint Mark’s School and Boston English High School, Class of 1968.

He had lived in Quincy for many years, previously in Dorchester for most of his life.

Paul retired from the former New England Telephone Company and also worked for Lombardo’s in Randolph for thirty years.

Paul loved baseball and was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox. He worked as an umpire for many years. Paul was also an extra in both movies and television shows, including Field of Dreams and Spenser: For Hire.

Beloved husband of Margaret E. “Margo” (Dermody) Cowell.

Devoted father of Shanna A. Lawton and her husband Mateo of Wilmington, N.C.

Loving Grampy of Shaelyn and Mackenzie.

Dear brother of John J. “Jack” Manning and his wife Rita of Quincy, Michael Manning and his wife Mary Jo of Marshfield, James Manning and his wife Lori of Pembroke, Richard Manning and his wife Christine of Duxbury, and the late Robert J. Manning. Paul is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Paul also leaves behind his and Margo’s cat, Greylea.

Memorial visitation will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Friday, October 1, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Paul’s interment will take place privately.

For those who wish, donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.