Obituaries

Richard A. Magee, 77

Richard A. Magee, age 77, of Hyannis, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Monday, September 13, 2021, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born in Boston, to the late Joseph and Jean (Gordon) Magee. He was raised and educated in Boston and was a graduate of Boston Trade School.  … Read more

The Rev. Gerald J. O’Leary, 93

The Rev. Gerald J. O’Leary of Quincy passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the age of 93. Born and raised in Somerville, Gerald and his family would spend their summers in Houghs Neck. He went to Malden Catholic High School and to Merrimack College. Gerald joined the US Navy in 1946, where … Read more

George ‘Chuck’ Nason

George “Chuck” Nason was born on Feb. 6, 1945 in Tewksbury. He died at home in Quincy on Sept. 9, 2021. He is much loved by his surviving family: his wife of 44 years, Kathy Nason, his son and daughter-in-law, Kurt and Eah Young Nason, and his sister, Joan Ames, as well as a number … Read more

Deborah A. Boyd, 61

Deborah A. Boyd, age 61, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died peacefully, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in the comfort of her loving family. Deborah was born in Dorchester, raised and educated in Quincy. She was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1978. Deborah was proud to have … Read more

Doreen M. Burke

Doreen M. (Shaw) Burke of Quincy died September 13, 2021. Doreen was born April 28, 1941 to William and Muriel (Hayward) Shaw. She grew up in Quincy and was an active parishioner of St. Ann’s Church in Wollaston. She sang in the Girl’s Choir and was a member of The Legion of Mary. She was … Read more

Toffee H. Derbes, Jr., 81

Toffee H. Derbes, Jr., age 81, of Braintree, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Friday, September 10, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Toffee was born in Quincy, to the late Toufic “Toffee” and Nowfe “Nellie” (Hassan) Derbes. Raised and educated in Quincy Point, he was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1959. After … Read more

Gerald B. Ross, 87

Gerald B. Ross, age 87, of Quincy passed away April 30 at home. Born in Framingham and later moved to Dorchester, Gerald was graduated from Dorchester High School for Boys and was a veteran of the United States Navy and served with distinction in the Korean War.  Gerald retired as chief clerk of Conley Terminal … Read more

John K. Buckley, 91

John K. Buckley, age 91, of Quincy passed away on September 9, 2021, after battling a brief cardiovascular illness. He received compassionate and caring end of life care at Season’s Hospice of Milton. John was born and raised in South Boston and Dorchester, along with his six siblings. He was a Golden Gloves boxer prior … Read more

Ann M. Howie, 74

Ann Marie (Schell) Howie, age 74, entered into eternal life  unexpectedly  with her  friends at her side at her  winter home in Naples, Florida on January, 15 2021. Ann was a lifelong quilter/crafter and was the proprietor of Ann’s Crafts in Quincy for the better part of a decade. Ann also worked for the city … Read more