Obituaries

Peter A. Booras, 101

Peter Anthony Booras, 101, died peacefully at his home at Marina Bay in Squantum on Monday, August 3, 2020. Peter will long be remembered for the joy and kindness he brought to family and friends during his long and full life. Peter was the son of Anthony D. Booras and Martha Booras of Cambridge. Peter … Read more

Jeremy H. Riley

Jeremy H. Riley of Quincy died July 31. Mr. Riley adored his family, friends, and animals. He was very athletic and was an All-State wrestler at North Quincy High School, and also enjoyed boxing and taking regular walks and runs along Wollaston beach with his dog Lenny. Mr. Riley loved watching Boston sports, especially the … Read more

Linda M. Howley

Linda Marie (Jackson) Howley died on Friday, July 31st at Tufts Medical Center after a gracious and courageous battle with complications from Polycystic Kidney Disease. She died two days before her 62nd birthday. Born in Boston, Linda was raised in Braintree and attended Braintree High School and Quincy College. She worked as an insurance agent … Read more

Dorothea Riley Byrnes

Dorothea (Murphy) Riley Byrnes, retired teacher from the Weymouth Public Schools and a longtime organist at St. Agatha Parish in Milton, died at the Ruth McClain Hospice Home in Braintree on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. She was 93. The daughter of Jessie McLeod and Joseph L. Murphy, Dot grew up in St. Patrick’s parish in … Read more

Valerie A. Jackson, 59

Valerie A. Jackson, 59, of Quincy died at home in Houghs Neck on Monday, Aug 3rd, after a heroic battle against cancer, inspiring many throughout with her forthright humor and strength. Her family, with whom she shared an incredible, loving bond, was with her at the end. Val graduated Braintree High Class of 79 (Val’s … Read more

Eleanor L. Johnson, 89

Eleanor Louise Johnson, age 89, of Quincy and Abington, died July 31. She had worked for the Veterans Office for the City of Quincy where she had lived most of her life, later moving to senior housing in Abington. The daughter of the late John B. and Anna G. Johnson, Eleanor was the beloved sister … Read more