Obituaries

Suzanne C. McNelley

Suzanne C. (Prairrie) McNelley, of Quincy, originally from Dorchester, died August 15, 2021. Suzanne adored her family and cherished being a wife, mother, and grandmother. She worked at Boston Medical Center for over 30 years and loved taking trips to Aruba. She was a strong, faithful, and generous woman who would give you the shirt … Read more

Karen K. Kirby, 71

Karen K. Kirby, age 71, died of breast cancer at Boston’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital on August 15, 2021. She was born in Midland, MI on July 17, 1950. She strived to learn earning baccalaureate and master’s degrees at the University of Michigan and the University of California.  This launched a lifelong journey in nursing … Read more

Mary Ericson, 77

Mary (Brancaccio) Ericson, age 77, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died peacefully, Monday, August 16, 2021, at Seasons Hospice Milton Inpatient Center, surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Quincy, to the late Vincenzo and Amelia (Pascarelli) Brancaccio. She was raised and educated in North Quincy. She was employed as a teacher’s aide … Read more

John P. O’Hare, 66

John P. O’Hare passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 15, at age 66. Raised and educated in Quincy. John enjoyed going to the Quincy Yacht Club, as he was a lifetime member. He also belonged to the Braintree Rifle and Pistol Club. John was a retired meat cutter, he worked 20 years with Shaw’s Market, … Read more

David M. Parks

David M. Parks of Weymouth, previously from Quincy and Milton, passed away suddenly August 15. Loving husband of Dianna Hansel of Weymouth. Son of the late Raymond and Ann Marie Parks. Brother of Edward Parks of Quincy.  Also survived by many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Mass of … Read more

Joseph Samuel Ralph, 97

Joseph Samuel Ralph of Quincy, formerly of South Boston, died peacefully on Friday, August 13, 2021, at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham. He was 97. Born in Watertown on March 29, 1924, he was the son of the late Thomas and Nora (Macomber) Ralph. He was raised in South Boston and graduated from … Read more

Martha Ann Czarnowski, 70

Martha Ann (St. Clair) Czarnowski, of Quincy, died peacefully after a long illness on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the Ruth McLain Hospice Home in Braintree. She was 70. Born in Fort Bragg, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Irene (Morgan) St. Clair. Mother of Amy B. Czarnowski and significant … Read more

Michael J. Guerriero, 60

Michael Joseph Guerriero, 60, a lifelong resident of Quincy, passed away while surrounded by his family on Friday, August 13, 2021, after fearlessly fighting an extremely admirable and courageous battle with cancer. The beloved son to the late Francis L. and Josephine R. (Sheehan) Guerriero. The devoted husband of Darlene T. (Stagg) Guerriero for 37 … Read more

Jeff P. Spear, 43

Jeff Paul Spear, from Abington, died suddenly at age 43 on Aug. 11. Predeceased by his grandparents, Anthony and Margaret Primavera of Quincy, and his aunt, Rosemary Dennehy of Rockland.  Survived by his mother, Linda Spear of Quincy, his daughter, Keira Perito of Braintree, and his good friend, Rick Stuart of Weymouth . He is … Read more