Obituaries

Thomas J. Ward III

Thomas J. Ward III of Rockland, formerly Quincy, died May 25, 2020. Tommy loved his family and New England sports, especially the Red Sox and Patriots. He enjoyed family gatherings during the holidays, most notably 4th of July with all of his cousins. Tommy was a man with a very loving heart and he will … Read more

John E. Keleher

John E. “Jack” Keleher, of Lakeville, formerly of Winthrop and Quincy, died peacefully at home, May 24, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Margaret A. “Peg” Keleher. Loving father of Lauren E. Leydon and her fiancé David Swaney of Lakeville, Paul F. Keleher and his wife Chantal of Scituate, Kathleen R. Keleher and her wife … Read more

John I. Barr Jr.

John Ignatius Barr Jr. passed away peacefully on Sunday May 24, 2020. John was born September 4, 1925 in Verona, PA. John’s parents, John I. Barr, Sr. and Theresa (Taylor) Barr started their young family while John Sr. was on a temporary assignment in Pennsylvania for Gulf Oil’s Boston office. John was raised in Roxbury, … Read more

Fred A. Abdallah, 58

Fred A. Abdallah of Quincy passed away suddenly on Friday, May 22, 2020 at age 58. A lifelong Quincy resident, he had a 32-year career with the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Department, retiring as a lieutenant in 2017. The beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” (Mattie) Abdallah, Fred was the loving son of Abraham F. … Read more

Gertrude M. Renda, 84

Gertrude M. “Trudy” (McCarthy) Renda, of Quincy, and formerly of South Boston, died peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Milton. She was 84. Born in Boston, she was raised in South Boston and was the daughter of the late Dennis J. and Ruth (Paulsen) McCarthy. She attended local … Read more

Janice E. Neubauer, 86

Janice E. (Ernest) Neubauer, age 86, died peacefully at Hancock Park Rehab and Nursing Facility in Quincy on May 19. She was born and raised in Clarion, PA.  She received her BS in education at Clarion State Teachers College.  As the wife of a U.S. Marine Corps officer at the time, she and her family … Read more

Susan M. Kelly, 60

Susan M. (Bouffard) Kelly, age 60, of Quincy died peacefully after a yearlong battle with cancer on May 13. Beloved wife of Frank Kelly. Cherished daughter of Arthur and Sandra Bouffard of Marshfield. Loving mother of Caitlin Silveira and her husband Manny of Iowa, Amanda Kelly of Quincy, Eric Kelly and his wife Rebecca of … Read more

Paul F. Earle, 87

Paul F. “Porky” Earle, 87, of Whitman, formerly of Quincy, died May 21 in the Sachem Center for Health and Rehab. He was raised in Roxbury, son of the late Edmund and Louise (Beech) Earle. Mr. Earle proudly served in the Army during the Korean War, received the Purple Heart and a was a member … Read more

Raymond F. Gillis, 86

Raymond Francis Gillis, age 86, formerly of Scituate, died May 20 following complications from dementia. Mr. Gillis was born and raised in North Quincy before moving to the South Shore after serving in the U.S. Army and marrying the former Charlotte Ann (Bunny) Kelley. Born to Catherine (MacLellan) and Duncan Angus Gillis as the seventh … Read more