Obituaries

Stephen L. Esdale

Stephen Leo Esdale, of Walpole and formerly of Quincy, passed away on Monday September 28, 2020. Born in Boston, he was a son of the late Harold L. Esdale and Rosemary A. (Hennessy).  After beginning his career as a nursing home administrator, Stephen was the Vice President of the nursing home division of the Flatley … Read more

Claire M. ‘Mimi’ Bartkus, 73

Claire Marie “Mimi” (Wenners) Bartkus, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, died peacefully on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Quincy Medical Center. She was 73. Born in Boston on April 1, 1947, she originally from Dorchester and was the daughter of the late Walter and Marie (Fitzgerald) Wenners and attended local schools. Claire graduated from … Read more

Elaine F. Beguerie, 72

Elaine F. (Goulart) Beguerie, age 72, of Quincy, died peacefully, Friday, September 25, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Elaine was born in Weymouth, to the late Joseph and Dorothy (Tracey) Goulart. Raised and educated in Quincy, she was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1965. She was a lifelong … Read more

Sheila M. Brady Sivacek, 78

Sheila M. (Feder) Brady Sivacek, of Hull and formerly of Quincy, died peacefully on Friday, September 25, 2020 at South Shore Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center in Rockland. She was 78. Born and raised in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Meyer and Ray (Daniels) Feder. After working as a sportswear … Read more

Theresa A. Kelley, 70

Theresa A. Kelley, age 70, of Quincy, died peacefully, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family. Theresa was born in Boston, to the late Edward and Sheila (Flynn) Kelley. Raised and educated in Dorchester, she graduated from the former David L. Barrett High School in Brighton, Class … Read more

Jesse J. Sweatt, Sr., 78

Jesse John Sweatt, Sr., 78, of Quincy, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 following complications from heart surgery. Born in Cambridge, he was a son of the late Justin L. Sweatt and Florence M. (Goodrich).  Jesse was a graduate of Roxbury Memorial High School, and went on to serve a term in the United … Read more

Richard H. Derbes, Sr., 83

Richard H. “Hus” Derbes, Sr., age 83, of Marshfield died Sept. 21 surrounded by his family. Born in Quincy where he grew up, he later moved to Weymouth where he lived for many years before moving to Marshfield. Hus loved to travel to a tropical beach whenever he and his wife could get away. A … Read more

Jean M. Mara

Jean M. Mara, of Milton, formerly of Quincy, daughter of the late John and Marie Mara passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer on September 21, 2020. Jean is survived by her extended family, Ann Louise and Dan Sullivan, their children and grandchildren as well as her St. Agatha Community family, Holy … Read more

Paul E. Hastings

Paul E. Hastings, of Dorchester and Quincy, died Sept. 15. Born April 10, 1959, he was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Hyde Park High School. Paul worked at Berger Instruments as a machinist. He also worked as a maintenance worker at the Colonial Nursing Home in Weymouth. He enjoyed working at the Boston Globe … Read more