Obituaries

Peter E. McLeod, 75

Peter E. McLeod of Quincy died May 11 with his granddaughter Christina by his side.  He was 75 years old. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen McLeod in 2017. He worked for the Amtrak Railroad for 42 years.  He was a funny man and enjoyed vacations in Wells, ME and Cape Cod with his family and … Read more

Robert S. Brainerd, 104

Robert S. Brainerd, age 104, of Quincy, succumbed to Covid-19 on May 6. Loving husband for 62 years of Carol (nee Hutchings) Brainerd, who passed away in 2008, and devoted father of David Brainerd of Worcester and Madeleine Brainerd of Brooklyn, NY, who survive him. He grew up in Dover, resided in Natick for 30 … Read more

Ann M. Kelliher

Ann M. (Marchese) Kelliher of Quincy died May 11. Born May 4, 1936, she adored her family and being home to raise her children and spend time with her grand and great grandchildren; they were her whole life. Mrs. Kelliher enjoyed crocheting, crafts, and needlepoint before her vision started to go. She was a volunteer … Read more

John J. Sullivan, 90

John J. Sullivan, age 90, of Norwell, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Thursday, May 7, 2020, at the Royal Norwell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born, raised, and educated in Boston, John was a graduate of Roxbury Memorial High School, Class of 1945. He had lived in Quincy for five years, previously in Connecticut for over … Read more

John J. Byrnes, 94

Father John J. Byrnes, age 94, of St. Thomas Monastery at Villanova University died May 8. Born March 20, 1926, to the late Thomas N. Byrnes and Mary (McGill) Byrnes of Quincy. Brother of the late Thomas N. Byrnes, Jr., Esq., Mary A. Curran, Claire Fahy and survived by his sister, Susan E. Strazzulla of … Read more

Joyce E. Bearchell, 88

Joyce Evangeline (Galbraith) Bearchell, age 88, a longtime resident of Quincy, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2020 at the Southwood at Norwell Nursing Center having lived gracefully for several years with dementia. Joyce was born on Dec. 22, 1931, at The Salvation Army’s Evangeline Booth Memorial Hospital to her parents, David and Mima Galbraith. … Read more

Joseph A. Fratolillo, 76

Joseph A. “Chunky” Fratolillo, age 76, of Quincy, passed away, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at South Shore Hospital, after a long illness. He was born in South Boston, and later moved to Quincy, where he resided in Houghs Neck. He was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1962. He retired from Browning Ferris … Read more

Mary Pratt, 101

Mary Pratt, age 101, of Quincy died peacefully May 6 at John Scott nursing facility in Braintree, Daughter of William Y. Pratt and Daisy Pratt (Gore). Sister of William R. Pratt and Donald Pratt. Aunt of Walter Pratt of Quincy and Susan Pratt of East Falmouth. Mary was born in Bridgeport, Conn., and raised in … Read more

Paul E. Casey

Paul E. Casey “PC” of Quincy, formerly of South Boston, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 9, 2020. He was the beloved husband of the late Joanne M (Ferrara) and devoted father of Marie Giannetti and her late husband Steven of Hanover, Tina Gaffney and her husband Joseph, Nicholas Cangemi, Arthur Cangemi, Jennifer Kelly and … Read more