Obituaries

Mark A. Azar, 62

Mark A. Azar, originally from Dorchester, long time resident of Quincy, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at the age of 62. Mark was born in Dorchester on December 20, 1961 and was a son of the late Acad “Archie” Azar and Beatrice Pearl (Stevenson) Azar.   Mark graduated valedictorian from South Boston Heights Academy on June 6, 1980.  Former 19 year employee of FedEx, … Read more

Janice M. Kussman, 88

Janice M. (Logan) Kussman, born March 6, 1935, of Quincy formerly of South Boston, died February 27, 2024 surrounded by her loving family. She was 88. Beloved wife of 64 years of the late Frederick J. Kussman, Jr, devoted mother to Joanne Devin of Canton, Patricia Kussman, Frederick F. Kussman, Mary Burke and her husband … Read more

Anne Marie Patten, 87

Anne Marie (Fair) Patten, 87, of Wareham, passed away on February 24, 2024, at Royal Cape Cod Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Buzzards Bay. She was the wife of Richard K. Patten and the daughter of the late James and Florence (Morse) Fair. She was born and raised in Quincy. She then lived on her boat … Read more

Janis E. Burton, 93

Janis E. (Powell) Burton, age 93, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Thursday, February 22, 2024 in the comfort of her home. Janis was born in Boston, to the late Vernard and Marjorie (Irvine) Powell. Raised and educated in Quincy, Janis had lived in Houghs Neck for most of her life. She was employed as … Read more

Jeannette Mattie, 85

Jeannette Mattie (Foley), 85, of Jefferson City, Missouri passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2024 at her home in Jefferson City, Missouri. She was born on December 21, 1938 in Quincy, Massachusetts to the late Robert and Jeannette Foley. Jeannette was a 1956 graduate of Quincy High School. She earned her undergraduate and Master’s degrees … Read more

John J. Evans Jr., 81

John J. Evans Jr., 81, of Quincy, originally from South Boston, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2024, surrounded by family. John, known to friends as “Jay”, was the son of the late John and Margaret Evans. Jay enlisted in the Army National Guard before joining the Boston Police Dept.  He would eventually land his … Read more

Judith L. Badger, 84

Judith L. “Judi” Badger, a lifelong resident of Quincy, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, February 22, 2024.  She was 84. She was born in Melrose to Helen Glendyne (Carpenter) and Edward Shrow LeBaron and raised in Quincy.  She graduated from North Quincy High School in the Class of 1957 and was a … Read more

Mary J. Doherty, 84

Mary J. (Kenney) Doherty, age 84, of Quincy, passed away at home on Friday, February 23, 2024, surrounded by members of her loving family and holding the hand of her beloved husband of 62 years. Born April 3, 1939, in Boston to Johanna M. (O’Connell) and James P. Kenney, Mary grew up alongside her elder … Read more

Margaret M. Harter, 73

Margaret Mary (Hughes) Harter, 73, of Quincy and originally from Dorchester, passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Margaret will be remembered as a voracious reader, and a great lover of musical theater, babies, and horror movies. She was arguably Coca-Cola’s number one fan. Margaret was a kind and sensitive soul; … Read more