Obituaries

Marcello A. ‘Marchie’ Peretti, 92

Marcello A. “Marchie” Peretti, age 92, a longtime resident of Braintree, died peacefully, Wednesday, May 1, 2024. Marcello was born in Amandola, Province of Fermo, Region of Marche, Italy, to the late Felice M. and Maria (Brasili) Peretti. He immigrated to the United States as a young child with his late mother in 1934. First … Read more

Marilyn Joan Pierce, 89

Marilyn Joan Pierce, of Gilford, New Hampshire, formerly of Quincy, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 5, 2024, in Ossipee, New Hampshire, surrounded by family after a short illness. She was 89. Marilyn was born in Quincy, Massachusetts on April 30, 1935, and was the daughter of the late John and Thirza (Moore) Pierce. She enjoyed … Read more

Patricia Mary Byrne, 80

Patricia Mary Byrne, of Quincy, formerly of Braintree, died suddenly in her home on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. She was 80. Pat was born in Milton on May 11, 1943 and was the daughter of the late George and Catherine (Irwin) Byrne. She was raised in the Quincy neighborhood of Wollaston, attended local schools, and … Read more

Ferdinando Crisafulli, 81

Ferdinando “Nando” Crisafulli, 81, of Quincy passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Nando was born in Sicily to the late Anthony and Mary (Battaglia) Crisafulli. He is survived by his loving wife Carol (Ruvich) Crisafulli, to whom he was married for 36 years. He was the brother … Read more

Jeffery F. Dillon, 68

Jeffery F. Dillon, age 68, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died unexpectedly, Monday, May 6, 2024 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, in the comfort of his loving family. Jeffery was born in Milton, raised and educated in Quincy. He was a graduate of North Quincy High School, Class of 1973. As a young man, … Read more

Betty Lou Priscella

Betty Lou (Balzano) Priscella of Quincy died on April 29, 2024. Wife of the late Anthony Patsy Priscella. Daughter of the late Luigi and Nancy Balzano. Mother of Michael and his wife Karen, Anthony and his wife Helen and Stephen and his wife Karla.  Grandmother to A.J., Michael Angelo, Mark Anthony, Gina Louise and Ross … Read more

John J. Ford, 70

John J. “Fordy” Ford, age 70, a lifelong Quincy resident, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, May 7, 2024, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a long battle with cancer. John was born in Quincy, to the late George L. and Mary A. (Costigan) Ford. Raised and educated in Quincy, he … Read more

Lucinda Morrissey Ellard, 98

Lucinda (Costa) Morrissey Ellard, age 98, a longtime resident of Quincy, died peacefully, Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham, in the comfort of her loving family. Lucinda was born in Ludlow, to the late Manuel and Delphina (Ferrara) Costa. Raised and educated there, she was a graduate of Ludlow … Read more

Carol A. Bottary, 85

Carol A. Bottary, of Quincy, passed away on May 4, 2024. She was 85 years old. Daughter of the late John & Helen Noreau. Sister of the late John Noreau & wife Patricia of Lowell. She was the mother of Leo & wife Diane of California, James & wife Karen of Quincy, and Stephen & … Read more