Obituaries

Bruce MacDonald Knowles, 79

Bruce MacDonald Knowles, 79, of Quincy, MA, died early Friday evening, Nov. 25, 2022, at the home of his son where he was receiving hospice care. He was born on July 3, 1943, in Chelsea, MA, the first of six children of Freeman S. and Marjorie (Johnson) Knowles.  Bruce graduated from Quincy High School, then … Read more

Robin L. Koretsky

11/1/1956 to 11/25/22 A reoccurrence of breast cancer took our beloved Robin away from us much too soon. She will be remembered as a feisty, strong willed woman with a kind heart and caring spirit. She started her life in Boston, Ma, the youngest of three daughters to Rita and Harold Koretsky. After the family … Read more

Lois I. Dougherty, 91

Lois I. (Grassick) Dougherty, age 91, of Braintree, died peacefully, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Lois was born in Quincy, to the late Donald and Mary (McLeod) Grassick. Raised and educated there, she was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1948. Lois also attended Fisher College. She lived … Read more

Marjorie M. Comoletti

Margie passed away surrounded by her family the evening of Nov. 23, 2022. Margie was the daughter of two Irish immigrants, growing up in South Boston and eventually the family moved to their home in Houghs Neck in Quincy. Margie had many fond memories here, including ice skating home with her late sister, Esther, after … Read more

Marilyn F. Young, 79

Marilyn Frances Young, 79 of Hingham, died peacefully on Nov. 27, 2022, after a brief illness, with her loving family by her side. Marilyn retired several years ago, as the Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Dunkin Donuts Corporation in Randolph. Marilyn was dedicated to her family and friends.  She was a person … Read more

Francis E. Flavin

Francis E. “Frank” Flavin, of Quincy, died after a long illness on Nov. 28, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Frank’s life revolved around his family and his faith.  Devoted husband of 57 years to his wife Marion, father of three boys and grandpa to ten.  He was also very fond of his German Shepherd … Read more

Charles V. DiSciacca Jr., 74

Charles V. DiSciacca Jr., of Fort Myers, Florida, formerly of Quincy, Massachusetts, died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at the Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida. He was 74. Charles was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on Aug. 19, 1948, and was a son of the late Charles V. and Anelda A. (Coons) … Read more

Stephen J. Lo Porto, 71

Stephen J. Lo Porto, age 71, of Braintree, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 at the Carney Hospital in Dorchester, in the comfort of his loving family. Stephen was born in Quincy, to the late Matteo J. and Serena A. “Dolly” (Petriello) Lo Porto. Raised and educated in Quincy, he was a … Read more

Leo K. Klier

Leo K. Klier, of Quincy, died Nov. 20, 2022. Leo appreciated three things most in his life; a good meal, swimming, and music. He looked forward to celebrating birthdays because that meant a good meal was coming. He loved to swim and was a natural in the water. He was a Special Olympian for swimming … Read more