Obituaries

Michael J. Mezzetti, 38

Michael J. Mezzetti, age 38, of Weymouth, formerly of Boston, died unexpectedly, Thursday, March 26, 2020. Born in Stoneham, he was raised and educated in Quincy and Weymouth. Michael graduated from Weymouth High School, Class of 1999. He attended the University of Connecticut and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2004, with a … Read more

Florence L. Steeves, 86

Florence L. (Martel) Steeves, 86, a longtime resident of Quincy, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family at her home on Friday March 27. Born in Laconia NH, she was a daughter of the late Irenee Martel and Yvonne (Sevigny).  Proudly French-Canadian, Florence was raised in an entirely French-speaking household and learned English only upon … Read more

Harold J. ‘Harry’ Merrill, Jr., 94

Harold J. “Harry” Merrill, Jr., age 94, of Braintree, formerly of Quincy, passed away, peacefully, Sunday, March 29, 2020, at the John Bertram House in Salem, in the comfort of his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Clara M. (Marcucci) Merrill. Devoted father of Robert J. Merrill of San Diego, Calif., Lynn Raymond and … Read more

Donna LaPenna

Donna LaPenna (Iacovelli) passed away at her home after recent health issues March 30, 2020. Donna was loved by so many. She loved to cook, sew, shop, take road trips, especially to Florida, watch crime shows, and be with her family, particularly her grandchildren. She always looked forward to her lunch dates with her school … Read more

Sean M. Graham, 45

Sean M. Graham, age 45, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, died peacefully, March 22, 2020, at Carney Hospital, in the comfort of his loving family. Born in Dorchester, he was raised and educated in Quincy and attended Quincy High School. Sean was employed as a cook in various restaurants for many years. He also worked … Read more

Bernadeta B. Karosas

Bernadeta B. (Mimgaudis) Karosas, of Quincy, died March 26, 2020. Bernadeta’s family and faith were the center of her heart and life.  Holidays, celebrations, and family gatherings kept her close to the ones she loved.  She also enjoyed shopping, gardening, and trips to Vermont.  Mrs. Karosas was a member of the Lithuanian Social Club and … Read more

Robert L. Patcha, 81

Robert L. Patcha, age 81, of Quincy, formerly of Boston and Arlington, Virginia, died peacefully, Sunday, March 22, 2020, at South Shore Hospital. Robert was born in Downey, California and raised in Long Beach. He was a graduate of California State University, Long Beach, Class of 1961. He had lived in Quincy for the past … Read more

Ethel Frances Merrigan, 93

Ethel Frances Merrigan, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. She was 93. Born in Boston, she was raised in Dorchester and was the daughter of the late Edward J. (1971) and Ethel M. (Lane) Merrigan (1957). Ethel attended local schools and graduated from the Jeremiah E. … Read more

Frederick P. Hallisey

Frederick P. Hallisey, of South Weymouth, died in the comfort of his home with his family by his side on March 21, 2020. Fred was born and raised in Quincy to the late George and Margaret Hallisey. He attended Quincy High School and was a proud United States Navy veteran. Fred worked hard to start … Read more