Obituaries

Joseph P. Higgins, 81

Joseph P. “Joe” Higgins, 81, a longtime resident of Quincy, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Born in Boston on March 26, 1940, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary (Drew) Higgins. Joe was raised in Dorchester and attended local schools. He graduated from … Read more

Vincent P. Zagami

Vincent P. Zagami, age 80, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the Colony Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Abington. Vincent was born in Quincy, where he was raised and educated. He was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1959. He was employed as a pipe coverer and … Read more

John J. Morrissey, Sr., 95

John J. Morrissey, Sr., 95, of Quincy, died at home surrounded by his family on September 28, 2021. The beloved husband of the late Margaret M. (Shea) Morrissey. Loving father of Margaret McKenna and her husband John of Quincy, John J. Morrissey, Jr. and his wife Laurie of Raynham, Vincent D. Morrissey and his wife … Read more

Jane A. Oliverio, 85

Jane A. (McAnarney) Oliverio, age 85, a longtime Quincy resident, died peacefully, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family. Jane was born in Quincy, to the late James J. and Evelyn M. (Gorman) McAnarney. She was raised and educated in Boston schools and was a graduate of … Read more

Daniel W. Mullin, 60

Daniel W. Mullin, 60, of Quincy, formerly of South Boston, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Webster Park Rehabilitation in Rockland. Born in Boston on October 23, 1960, he was raised in South Boston and attended local schools. Daniel graduated from the Christopher Columbus High School in Boston’s … Read more

Irene M. Stokes, 90

Irene M. Stokes, 90, of Quincy, died on Saturday, September 25, 2021. She was born in Boston to the late Margaret (Mroszczyk) and Dominick Bereszniewicz and grew up in the greater Boston area.  Irene graduated from Waltham High School and went on to have a long and distinguished career as an office administrator at MIB. … Read more

Peter C. Pappas

Peter C. Pappas, of Squantum, died peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2021, surrounded by his family. Born in Vassara, Sparta, Greece, he was the son of the late Christos and Panagiota (Kosmas) Pappas. At the age of 15, he immigrated to the United States through Ellis Island and resided in Brooklyn, NY, with his Uncle … Read more

Elizabeth A. Donlan, 90

Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Byrnes) Donlan, 90, of Canton, formerly of Port Charlotte, Florida, and Quincy, died peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2021, at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Born in Framingham on July 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late William and Beatrice (Phipps) Byrnes. Betty attended local schools and graduated high school … Read more

Marcia Brown, 66

Marcia Brown, age 66, of Hull, passed away September 22, 2021, six years after being diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. She was born in Hartford, Conn., on December 23, 1954. She grew up in Berlin, Conn., and attended Berlin High School, Class of 1972.  She graduated from Quincy College School of Nursing, cum laude, … Read more