Obituaries

Mary P. Harrington

Mary Patricia “Mary Pat” (Colbert) Harrington, of Quincy, passed peacefully on October 12, 2019 to join her beloved husband, the late John S. Harrington, Jr. Mary’s greatest joy in life was her family. She enjoyed hosting dinners at her home for friends and family and she loved to travel, especially to Ireland and England. She … Read more

Robert J. Mitchell, Jr., 56

Robert John Mitchell, Jr. of Plymouth, and formerly of Quincy, passed peacefully away, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. He was 56. Born in Boston, he was raised in the Wollaston neighborhood of Quincy and attended local schools. Robert graduated from high school … Read more

Mary V. Grassby, 83

Mary V. (Banks) Grassby, age 83, of Ashland, died peacefully, Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, in the comfort of her loving family. She was born in Quincy, to the late William J. and Anna E. (Cody) Banks. She was raised in Quincy and graduated from Quincy High School, … Read more

Francis J. Toland, 83

Francis “Fran” Joseph Toland, 83, of Quincy passed away peacefully Oct. 11 after battling cancer. He died in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Charlestown on March 9, 1936, he was the son of the late John and Susan Toland of Dorchester. Loving husband of 59 years to Judy … Read more

Kathleen Paolucci, 67

Kathleen “Kathy” (Cahill) Paolucci, 67, of Quincy, died unexpectedly on October 6, 2019. The beloved wife of 17 years to Robert A. Paolucci of Quincy. Daughter of the late John and Catherine (Dennin) Cahill. Cherished sister of Jacqueline Kowalski and her husband Thomas of Greendale, WI and Joan Powell and her husband Allan of Chelmsford. … Read more

Jonathan W. O’Driscoll

Jonathan W. O’Driscoll of Quincy died suddenly, October 9, 2019. Jonathan was born in Cork City, Ireland, was a 2004 graduate of North Quincy High School then went on to serve his country in the United States Marine Corps for four years.  His wife Alyson and their young son Nolan meant the entire world to … Read more

William M. Fitzgerald

William M. “Fitzy,” “Mr. Fitz,” “Willy” Fitzgerald, a lifelong resident of South Boston, died Oct. 9. Cherished husband of Catherine (Friel) Fitzgerald; they recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. Devoted father of Teresa, Liam and Eileen, father-in-law of Jack Hashimoto, all of Boston. Biggest fan of his beloved grandchildren, Christopher, Caitlin, Teagan and Brigid. Brother of … Read more

Lorraine June Hartshorn, 90

Lorraine June (Chatel) Hartshorn, age 90, of Holiday, FL, formerly of Quincy, MA, passed away peacefully October 10, 2019. Born in Cambridge, MA in 1929, Lorraine also spent time growing up in Lowell, MA and New York.  Together with her husband, Buddy, she raised her young family in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston before … Read more

Marion A. Elliott, 84

Marion A. Elliott, 84, of Quincy, formerly of Hingham, passed away October 9, 2019 following a sudden illness.  She was the devoted wife the late Roy H. Elliott, Jr. Born and raised in Cheltenham, England, she was the third of five children born to the late William and Alice (Underhill) Butler.  It was there that … Read more