Obituaries

William M. Corliss, 79

William M. Corliss, age 79, of Hanover, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. William was born in Boston, to the late Thomas H. and Anna E. (Quinn) Corliss. Raised and educated in Roxbury, he was a graduate of the University Without … Read more

Ronald W. Messier, 69

Ronald W. Messier, age 69, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died suddenly, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 at South Shore Hospital. Born and raised in Quincy, he was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1971. Ronald was employed as a laborer in the warehouse industry for many years. He was an avid cyclist. Most … Read more

Mary Ann G. Weidner, 95

Mary Ann G. (Striano) Weidner, age 95, of Quincy, died peacefully, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 at Massachusetts General Hospital. Mary Ann was born in Honesdale, Pa., to the late Pasquale and Leona (Birmingham) Striano. She was raised in New York City, her family spending summers in Honesdale where the environment was better for her brother, … Read more

John F. Bowlen, 86

John Francis Bowlen, age 86, a longtime resident of Quincy, died Jan. 9, 2022 at South Shore Hospital after a brave battle with the COVID virus. Mr. Bowlen was born in Boston to the late John and Elizabeth (Leighton) Bowlen. He was raised and educated in South Boston, Jamaica Plain and New Ipswich, NH. Beloved … Read more

Alice G. Aiguier, 82

Alice G. Aiguier of Quincy, died of kidney disease at her home on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.  She was 82. Born Alice G. Frenette in Boston to Philip and Alice (Hamilton) Frenette.  She and her loving late husband, Jack, lived and raised their family in Houghs Neck, on Quincy Bay. Alice loved dogs, reading, country … Read more

Derek A. Hirst, 88

Derek A. Hirst, of Holbrook, and formerly of Quincy and the United Kingdom, died peacefully on Friday, January 14, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was 88. Born in Darwen, England on September 15, 1933, he was the son of the late Alan and Mary A. (Riding) Hirst. Derek was raised … Read more

Frances V. Denvir

Frances V. (Signorello) Denvir of Weymouth, formally of Quincy, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15. Frances was born, raised, and educated in Brooklyn, NY. She lived in the Houghs Neck section of Quincy since 1958 where she was an active member of the community. She was a Girl Scout leader, member of the PTA for … Read more

Rita M. Kipp

Rita M. (Gibbons) Kipp of Abington, died peacefully at home on January 14, 2022. Rita, or Ree Ree, the youngest daughter of Wilbert and Rita Gibbons, was born at Quincy Hospital on New Year’s Eve in 1952. She grew up in Quincy, MA, with her 7 siblings and graduated from Quincy High. Rita was married … Read more

Janet Y. Hartnett, 84

Janet Yvonne (Reid) Hartnett, of Plymouth, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully on Friday, January 14, 2022, at the Life Care Center of Plymouth. She was 84. Born in Quincy on July 9, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Avon and Adrienne (Jardine) Reid. Janet was raised in Quincy, attended local schools, and graduated … Read more