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November 1, 2001
Rocco W. DeTeso
WOBURN - Rocco W. DeTeso, 81, died Nov. 1, 2001, at the Don Orione Home
in East Boston following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Anne E.
(Gentile) DeTeso. He was born in Italy and had been a resident of Woburn for
58 years. Mr. DeTeso graduated from Winchester High School in 1938. Mr.
DeTeso was employed as a plumber in the Boston Naval Shipyard for 30
years, retiring as a master plumber. He also taught pipe fitting and plumbing.
Mr. DeTeso retired in 1971 as a registered health inspector. He was a member
of the Winchester Sons of Italy, a past venerable, a past secretary, a past
trustee and delegate for other surrounding Lodges as well as his own. He was
also a member of the VFW Aberjona Post at Winchester No. 3719, and a
member of the Christopher Columbus Club of Winchester. He was a silver
haired legislator.
In addition to his wife of 58 years, he is survived by two sons, Rocco W.
DeTeso Jr. and his wife Inez of Chelmsford, and Robert J. DeTeso and his wife
Kathy of Waltham; a daughter, Ann Marie Bardascino and her husband John
of Woburn; a brother, Salvatore DeTeso of Kennebunk, Maine; three sisters,
Antonetta Scheyball of Collinsville, Ill., Marietta Staggs of Longmeadow, and
Lila Ianna of Leominster; two grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews,
grandnieces and grandnephews. He was also the brother of the late
Constance Salera.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 5, in the Immaculate Conception Church
in Winchester. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. For those who
wish, contributions in Mr. DeTeso's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's
Research, Massachusetts Chapter, 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140.
Arrangements were under the care of the Lane Funeral Home, Winchester.

Charlotte M. Connolly
Charlotte M. Connolly, 84, of Woburn, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at the
Woburn Nursing Center, two weeks after the death of her husband of 60 years,
Henry C. Connolly. Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late William
J. and Susan (Roache) Farrell. She graduated from Woburn High School with
the class of 1934 and was a lifelong resident.
She was a devoted wife and mother who dedicated herself to her children and
grandchildren. A gifted musician, she played piano by ear and often played for
her family. She also enjoyed dancing, reading and making crossword puzzles.
Surviving are three daughters, Elaine M. Hamwey and her husband Alan of
Chelmsford, Christine M. Cassenti and her husband Lawrence of Rowley and
Jane E. Avellino and her husband Sebastian of Saugus; a sister, C. Lorraine
Bjorn of Boylston and two granddaughters. The funeral was held from the
Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, Woburn, Monday, Nov. 5 followed by a funeral
Mass in St. Charles Church. Interment followed in Woodbrook Cemetery.
Donations in her memory may be sent to the Woburn Nursing Center,
Residents Activity Fund, c/o Deb Parry, 18 Frances St., Woburn, MA 01801.

November 2, 2001
Joseph A. Fuccione
Of Woburn, formerly of Revere, Nov. 2nd, Joseph A. Beloved husband of Mary
L. (Perullo). Devoted father of Thomas F. and his wife Emily of North Reading,
Dennis J. and his wife Andria of Concord. Loving grandfather of Joanne
Dillon, Chris, Tom, Joseph, Dennis Jr., Michael and James Fuccione. Loving
great grandfather of Kristina Fuccione and Jacob Dillon. Brother of the late
Katherine Malagodi, Yolanda Rapoza, John and Fred Fuccione.
Funeral from the McLaughlin-Dello Russo Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant St.,
WOBURN, Monday at 9 AM. Followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St.
Joseph Church, 100 Washington St., Woburn, at 10 AM. Relatives and friends
are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 & 7-9. Services
will conclude with burial at Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Late U.S. Army
Veteran of WW II. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers memorial
contributions may be made in Joseph's memory to the American Cancer
Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. McLaughlin-Dello Russo
Funeral Home 781-933-0083. Published in the Boston Globe from 11/3/2001 -
11/4/2001.

Marion P. Letellier
WOBURN - Marion P. Letellier, 84, died Nov. 2, 2001, at the Lahey Clinic
Medical Center in Burlington following a brief illness. She was the wife of the
late Joseph Letellier, who died in 1986. She was born in Waltham, the
daughter of the late Patrick J. and Mary (Maguire) Kelley. She graduated from
Waltham High School, Class of 1936. She made her home in North Woburn for
the past 50 years.
She was employed by Waltham Watch for many years and most recently
worked in the housekeeping department of Winchester Hospital. Mrs. Letellier
was very active in the Woburn Senior Citizens Center. She volunteered a great
deal of time to the thrift shop for many years, and was instrumental in
collecting donations and food for the bingo games at the Senior Center. In
earlier years, she loved bowling and participated in several bowling leagues.
She also enjoyed dancing.
She is survived by a daughter, Janet A. English and her husband Bill of
Woburn, her dearest friend, Walter Randall of Woburn; and many nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. A
funeral was held Nov. 5, from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home in Woburn,
followed by a funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church. Interment was in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. For those who wish, contributions in Mrs.
Letellier's memory may be made to the Woburn Senior Center, 144 School St.,
Woburn, MA 01801, or to Hospice Care Inc., 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA
02180.

November 3, 2001
Josephine Ryan
Josephine (Miller) Ryan, 94, a longtime Woburn resident, passed away at
Madonna Manor in North Attleboro on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001. She was the
wife of the late Richard J. Ryan. Born in Italy in 1907 she came to the United
States with her family in 1912 and lived on Woburn's West Side. She later lived
on Greenwood Avenue in Woburn for over 50 years, and in recent years lived
with her son in Norton.
Following her husband's death in 1966, she worked for Unifirst Uniform
Company on Olympia Avenue until her retirement. In earlier years she was
employed at Beggs and Cobb Leather Company. She was active in the
Woburn senior citizens and at St. Charles Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary (Menelli) Silveri of Albuquerque, N.M.; three
sons, the Rev. James P. Menelli of Jatai, Brazil, Richard A. Menelly of
Connecticut, and John K. " Jack " Ryan and his wife Kathy of Norton; nine
grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. In
addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Annie
Gourlis and Lena Napoli. 
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, today, Nov. 8 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St.
Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will follow at
Calvary Cemetery. Woburn. Donations may be made in Mrs. Ryan's memory
to the Madonna Manor, 85 N. Washington St., N. Attleboro, MA 02760.

Lillian M. Sullivan
WOBURN - Lillian M. Sullivan, 87, a 54-year Woburn resident, died Nov. 3,
2001, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was the
wife of the late Eugene T. Sullivan, who died in 1980. She was born and
raised in Haverhill, the eldest of seven children of the late Albert J. and Lillian
P. (Everett) Lagasse. She graduated from St. James High School in Haverhill.
An accomplished pianist, she played with an orchestra as a young woman,
performing at various locales and radio programs. She was also a gifted artist,
and held membership in the Woburn Guild of Artists for a number of years. In
earlier years, Mrs. Sullivan was active in the St. Joseph's Women's Club.
She is survived by a son, Eugene T. Sullivan Jr. of Wilmington; five daughters,
Anne M. Donohoe and her husband Dr. Edward Donohoe, and Sheila M. Peary
and her husband Fred, all of Woburn, Mary M. Dall and her husband Robert of
Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Maureen T. Gillis and her husband Edward of Miami,
Fla., and Eileen M. Hoodlet and her husband Joseph of Framingham; three
brothers, George Lagasse of North Chelmsford, and Everett and James
Lagasse, both of Haverhill; two sisters, Rita Galvin of Reading and Joan
Vereneau of Plaistow, N.H.; a daughter-in-law, Martha Sullivan of Stow; 25
grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was also the mother of the
late Gerard J. Sullivan, and the sister of the late Joseph Lagasse.

November 4, 2001
Esther L. Casassa
WOBURN - Esther L. (Caruso) Casassa, 82, died Nov. 4, 2001, at the Emerson
Hospital in Concord. She was born and raised in East Boston. Mrs. Casassa
also lived in Somerville for over 25 years and Arlington prior to settling in
Woburn in 1983. Mrs. Casassa was employed at Alternative Care in Braintree
for over 15 years as a home health care worker. She had many clients in the
Woburn area.She is survived by a son, John Casassa and his wife Martha of
Randolph; a daughter, Marianne Bingel and her husband Joseph of
Winchester; two brothers, Tom Caruso of East Boston, and Peter Caruso of
West Hartford, Conn.; five sisters, Antoinette DiGirolamo of East Boston,
Margaret Gordon of Charleston, S.C., Celia Murano of Las Vegas, Nev.,
Maryanne Frassica of East Boston, and Louise Arnesano of Del Ray Beach,
Fla.; and four grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in St.
Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley St., East Boston. Visiting hours will be held at the
Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., Burlington (exit 34 off Route
128, Woburn side) today, Nov. 8, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment will be
in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

November 5, 2001
Marie L. Mohyde
Marie L. Mohyde, 76, of Stoneham, a former Woburn resident, died Monday,
Nov. 5, 2001, following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Finton J.
Mohyde. Born in Cambridge Nov. 28, 1924, she was the daughter of the late
Charles and Margaret (O'Neill) Finnegan. She grew up in Woburn and
graduated from St. Charles High School with the class of 1942. She made her
home with her family on Green Street in Woburn until 25 years ago. Until
recently she and her husband divided their time between their homes in
Stoneham and Rockport. She was active in school and church organizations,
particularly the St. Charles Catholic Women's Club.
She worked for Sylvania for several years, and for many years she and her
husband were involved in a variety of business endeavors.Surviving in
addition to her husband of 47 years are two daughters, Colleen Mohyde and
her husband, John M. McDonough of Winchester, and Kelly Mohyde and her
companion, Frank McDonough of Medford; her sister, Arlene Russell of
Chicago, Ill. and her brother, Robert Finnegan and his companion, Jean
Charrette of Bourne. She was also the sister of the late Joseph and George
Finnegan.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, today Nov. 8 at 10:45 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St.
Patrick's Church, 71 Central Street, Stoneham, at 11:30 a.m.
Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in her memory
to St. Patrick's Restoration Fund, 71 Central Street, Stoneham, MA 02180.

November 10, 2001
Dorothy M. Shaw, 91, of Woburn
Dorothy M. (Farrell) Shaw, 91, of Woburn, formerly of Somerville, Billerica and
Arlington, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001 after a brief illness. She was the wife
of the late James A. " Al " Shaw. She was born in Somerville and was
employed as a secretary for an insurance company in her early years. She
lived in Arlington until 1965, moving to Billerica where she lived until 1969.
She was past president of the Somerville D.A.V. Auxiliary, Chapter #27, a
member of the Dilboy V.F.W. 529 Auxiliary, the A.A.R.P, Somerville Chapter
1780 and a late member of the MBTA Pensioner's Club.Mrs. Shaw is survived
by a daughter, Joan M. Coakley and her husband Paul of Woburn; two
grandsons and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by
two brothers, John and Philip Farrell and a sister, Marie Mucci.
The funeral will be held today, Nov. 15, at 8:45 a.m. from the George L.
Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Square), Somerville,
followed by a funeral Mass in St. .Joseph's Church, 100 Washington St.,
Woburn at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment is in Puritan
Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Contributions in her memory may be made to the
Pecos Benedictine Monastery, c/o Sister Miriam Randall OSBN, Box 1080,
Pecos, NM 87552.

John Covino, 65, of Woburn
WOBURN - John " Skip " Covino, 65, died Nov. 10, 2001, at the Integrated
Health Service Nursing Facility in Medford. He was the husband of the late
Patricia D. (Burns) Covino who died in 1975. He was born and raised in East
Boston. Mr. Covino settled in Woburn 40 years ago. Mr. Covino owned
Covino and Sons Contracting, from which he did home improvements, siding
and painting for over 30 years. He enjoyed wintering in Pompano Beach, Fla.
He is survived by his children, Donna Hall and her husband Dale, and John P.
Covino and his wife Coreen, all of Woburn; and five grandchildren. He was
also the brother-in-law of Ann and Frank Sindoni of Woburn, Joan Higgins of
Calif., Robert Burns of Calif., and Joseph Burns of Peabody; and a loving
companion of Diane Rallo of Methuen. He was the brother-in-law of the late
Virginia Heald and Barbara Riva.
A funeral was held Nov. 14, from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home in
Burlington, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Barbara's Church,
Woburn. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For those who wish,
contributions in Mr. Covino's memory may be made to St. Barbara's Church,
138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, MA 01801.

Edward J. Dunn
Dunn - in Woburn, November 10th, Edward J., beloved husband of Antoinette
M. (Ryan) Dunn. Devoted father of Arleen T. Seuffert and her husband Peter J.
of Sarasota, FL and the late Kathryn Dunn. Dear brother of Ruth Kominicki of
Annapolis, MD. Cherished grandfather of Emilie Seuffert of Littleton and
Rachel Seuffert of Boone, NC. 
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn,
Wednesday, November 14th at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church,
851 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Calling hours Tuesday 4-7 p.m. Interment in
Calvary Cemetery, Woburn.

OBITUARY:
Edward J. Dunn passed away on Saturday evening, November 10th, after a
lengthy illness. The husband of Antoinette M. (Ryan) for fifty-five years, he
was eighty-two years of age. Born in Dorchester, he was the son of the late
Frank B. and Catherine E. (Connolly) Dunn. He was a graduate of St.
Columbkille's High School in Brighton. Following high school, Edward
attended the Cambridge School of Radio and Television. He began working
for General Electric in 1942 before joining the United States Army, where he
took part in the American and Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Campaigns. Following
the war, he returned to General Electric where he remained until his retirement
as the purchasing clerk.
Having moved to Woburn in 1950 , Mr. Dunn was actively involved with his
family. He volunteered at the Choate Hospital, the Woburn Senior Center and
the Visiting Nurses Association where he participated in the Hospice program.
He was an active parish member at St. Anthony Church for fifty-one years and
served as a Eucharistic Minister.
Mr. Dunn was predeceased by his daughter Kathryn Dunn. He is survived by
his wife, Antoinette, his daughter Arlene, her husband Peter, their children,
Emilie and Rachel Seuffert and his sister Ruth Kominicki. The funeral will be
held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Wednesday, November 14th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St.
Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Burial will follow in Calvary
Cemetery, Woburn. 
Calling hours at the funeral home are on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.

November 12, 2001
James A. Mazzarini, 86, formerly of Waltham
WOBURN - James A. Mazzarini, 86, formerly of Waltham, died Nov. 12, 2001,
at the Mount Auburn Hospital. He was the husband of Phyllis C. (Costabil)
Mazzarini. He was the son of the late Antonio and Lucia Mazzarini. Mr.
Mazzarini was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Waltham. Mr. Mazzarini
went on to serve in the Army during World War II as a technician fifth grade.
He saw action in the Aleutian Islands and was the recipient of the Good
Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, and Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon.
He was employed for over 30 years as a foreman at Garland Knitting Mills,
which was located in Jamaica Plain and in Brockton. They manufactured
sweaters. Mr. Mazzarini was a resident of Woburn for the past 30 years. He
was a past member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Anthony Mazzarini and his
wife Linda of Wilmington, and James Mazzarini and his wife Carol of
Stoneham; three brothers, Salvatore Mazzarini of South Yarmouth, Anthony
Mazzarini of Needham, and John Mazzarini of Waltham; three sisters, Barbara
Deamici, Christine Goodale, and Ann Frank, all of Waltham. He was also the
brother of the late Elizabeth Ross and Carmello Mazzarini.
A funeral will be held at 9 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16, from the Edward V. Sullivan
Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., Burlington (Exit 34 off Route 128, Woburn side),
followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Barbara's Church. Interment will
be in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Visiting hours today, Nov. 15, 4 to 8 p.m.
For those who wish, contributions in Mr. Mazzarini's memory may be made to
the American Diabetes Association, 1 Bromfield St., Boston, MA 02108.

Paul C. Murray
Murray - in Woburn, November 12th, Paul C., beloved husband of Helen
(Roche) Murray. Dear brother-in-law of Edna Crowley of Woburn, Mildred
Lavreault of Holbrook, and Edward Roche of Brockton. Also survived by many
nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 14 brothers and sisters. 
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Friday, November 16th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment
in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Paul's memory
to the Boston Catholic TV Center, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02160, or to
the Knights of Columbus Special Olympics Fund, PO Box 194, Norwood, MA
02062-0194.

OBITUARY:
Paul C. Murray of Woburn passed away at New England Medical Center on
Monday, November 12th, following a short illness. The devoted husband of M.
Helen (Roche) Murray for over 58 years, he was eighty-one. Born and
educated in New Bedford, he was the son of the late William A. and Margaret
(Waldron) Murray. A veteran of World War II, he served in the Army as a
member of a military police company, and also served in the European Theater
of Operations with the 772nd AAA gun battalion.
He took up residence in Woburn in 1952 and lived on Prospect Street for a few
years before moving to Lillian Street in 1956. A machinist, he worked for W.H.
Nichols in Waltham for many years before his retirement in 1982. Paul was
extremely active in all aspects of the Knights of Columbus organization. He
was a Past Grand Knight in the Woburn Council 77, and a Faithful Navigator at
the Burlington Fourth Degree Assembly 4978. He volunteered a great deal of
his time to various K of C events and fundraising activities. He was also a
member of the George Campbell Post 101 American Legion in Woburn, and
served as an usher at St. Charles Church for over forty years.
Paul was predeceased by fourteen brothers and sisters. Surviving in addition
to his beloved wife Helen are his sisters-in-law, Edna Crowley of Woburn and
Mildred Lavreault of Holbrook, and his brother-in-law, Edward Roche of
Brockton. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, and grandnieces and
nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Friday, November 16th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will take
place at Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home
are Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Paul's
memory to the Boston Catholic TV Center, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA
02160, or to the Knights of Columbus Special Olympics Fund, 470 Washington
Street, PO Box 194, Norwood, MA 02062-0194.

November 13, 2001
Joseph R. Favazza
Joseph P. Favazza of Cambridge passed away at the Wingate at Brighton
Nursing Home on Tuesday Afternoon, November 13. He was 65 years of age.
Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Frank P., and the late Mary (Aiello)
Favazza. He is survived by three sisters, Catherine Catizone of Woburn,
Antonette Fitzpatrick of Rockland, and Carol Sarruda of Hingham.
The Funeral will be from the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd., Woburn
on Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 am, followed by a Funeral Mass in St.
Joseph's Church, Woburn at 12:00 Noon. Burial will be at the Woodbrook
Cemetery, Woburn.

Joseph F. Burt
Burt - in Woburn, November 13th, Joseph F., beloved husband of the late
Eliza M. (Selig) Burt. Devoted father of Louise W. (Burt) Nashawaty of Billerica,
Robert J. Burt and his wife Dorothy of Pepperell, and William F. Burt and his
wife Lucie of Las Vegas, NV. Dear brother of Dorothy Rosher of Boston, Ida
Daniels of NH, Robert Burt of Whitman, and the late Walter, Charles, and
Grace Burt, Ethel Rosher, Alice Early, and Louise Howard. Beloved
grandfather of William Hinchliffe and his wife Andrea, Lyndamarie Bennett and
her husband Robert, and Scott Hinchliffe and his wife Tania, all of Billerica. 
A funeral service will be held at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street (Rt. 38), Woburn, on Saturday, November 17th, at 11 a.m. Relatives and
friends are invited to attend. Calling hours at the funeral home are Friday from
5 to 9 p.m. Interment will take place in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
Donations may be made in Mr. Burt's memory to St. Matthew and the
Redeemer Episcopal Church, 825 East 4th St., S. Boston, MA 02127.

OBITUARY:
Joseph F. Burt, a longtime Woburn resident, passed away at the Lahey Clinic
Medical Center in Burlington Tuesday evening following a brief illness. He
was the husband of the late Eliza M. (Selig) Burt, who died just six months
ago. Born in Boston eighty-one years ago, he was the son of the late Walter
and Ida (Tuttle) Burt. He graduated from Boston Trade School with the class of
1938.
Mr. Burt worked in the Boston Navy Shipyard throughout his life, retiring at
the age of 55. He had made his home with his family in Woburn since 1954.
He was a member of the Bethesda Odd fellows Lodge #30 for more than
twenty-five years. He enjoyed woodworking as a hobby and made many fine
pieces of furniture over the years. He and his wife were active in St. Matthew
the Redeemer Episcopal Church in South Boston in earlier years.
In addition to his wife Eliza, to whom he was married for sixty years, he was
predeceased by four sisters, Grace Burt, Ethel Rosher, Alice Early, and Louise
Howard, and two brothers, Walter and Charles Burt. Surviving are a daughter,
Louise W. (Burt) Nashawaty of Billerica, and two sons, Robert J. Burt and his
wife Dorothy of Pepperell, and William F. Burt and his wife Lucie of Las Vegas,
Nevada; two sisters, Dorothy Rosher of Boston and Ida Daniels of New
Hampshire, and a brother, Robert Burt of Whitman.
He was also the beloved grandfather of William Hinchliffe and his wife Andrea,
Lyndamarie Bennett and her husband Robert, and Scott Hinchliffe and his
wife Tania, all of Billerica. Also surviving are eight great-grandchildren and
many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held in the
Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Saturday,
November 17th, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Interment will follow in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Calling hours
at the funeral home are Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Mr.
Burt's memory to St. Matthew and the Redeemer Episcopal Church, 825 East
4th Street, S. Boston, MA 02127.

November 15, 2001
Donald E. Freeley
Freeley - in Woburn, November 15th, 2001, E. Donald, age 64, beloved
husband of the late Moira L. (Stoddard) Freeley. Devoted father of Kathleen L.
Bond, Karen E. Freeley, and Elaine Spolidoro, all of Woburn. E. Donald
Freeley, Jr. of Hampstead, NH, and Sean Freeley of Brighton. Brother of the
late Dr. James Freeley. Also survived by 6 grandchildren. Funeral from the
Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Monday,
November 19th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main St.,
Woburn, at 10. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours Sunday
from 4 to 7 p.m. Donations may be made in Don's memory to the American
Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

OBITUARY:
Edward Donald Freeley, a longtime educator and lifelong resident of Woburn,
passed away at Winchester Hospital Thursday evening, November 15th,
following a long illness. He was the husband of the late Moira L. (Stoddard)
Freeley, who died in 1981. Born in Woburn sixty-four years ago, he was the
son of the late James J. and Maretta (MacDonald) Freeley. A graduate of
Boston College High School, he received his bachelor's degree in biology
from Tufts University, and later earned a master's degree in education from
Salem State College.
A retired Captain in the U.S. Navy, he served during the post-Korea era and
during the Vietnam War as a Navy pilot, and also served in the Reserves for
many years. He joined the Woburn school system in 1964 and taught Science
at Woburn High School until retiring in 1991. Mr. Freeley held membership in
the George Campbell Post 101 American Legion.
In addition to his wife Moira, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dr.
James Freeley. Surviving are three daughters, Kathleen L. Bond, Karen E.
Freeley, and Elaine Spolidoro, all of Woburn, two sons, E. Donald Freeley, Jr.
of Hampstead, NH, and Sean Freeley of Brighton. He was also the beloved
grandfather of six.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Monday, November 19th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will be
in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be on Sunday
from 4 to 7 p.m. Donations may be made in Don's memory to the American
Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701

November 16, 2001
Ira Douglas "Doug" Snow, Jr.
Ira Douglas Snow Jr., passed away at the Bedford V.A. Hospital on Friday
Morning, November 16, after a brave battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was
76 years of age. Born in Baccaro, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Ira
D., and the late Rhoda (Madden) Snow, and one of seven children. As a young
boy, he came with his family to the Jamaica Plain section of Boston. Growing
up in Jamaica Plain, he later went on to serve in the U.S. Army, stationed with
the occupying forces in Germany during the Korean War.
"Doug" as he was known by family and friends, retired from New England
Telephone in 1990, after 40 years of service. He was also a member of the New
England Telephone "Pioneers". A resident of Woburn for over 40 years, he
had been active in the community on the "West Side". He was a member of St.
Barbara's Church, and had taught CCD classes. He was also a member of the
Knights of Columbus in Woburn. Mr. Snow was very devoted to his family.
When his children were younger, he was a supporter of the Woburn High
School Choir Program. He also enjoyed boating, fishing and camping with his
children. He loved reading and playing golf, and in his later years he enjoyed
coin collecting. With the loving care of his family, he was able to remain at
home throughout his lengthy illness until only recently.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Claire L. (Fitzpatrick) Snow; two
daughters, Susan Snow-Linda and her husband Andrew, both of Mundelein,
Illinois; and Terry McKeon and her husband Jim, both of Woburn; and one
son, Michael Snow of Flower Mound, Texas. He is also survived by three
grandchildren, Patrick and Michael McKeon of Woburn, and Steven Linda of
Mundelein, Illinois; two sisters, Mary Bohannon and Marie DeJesus; and one
brother, Robert Snow.
The Funeral will be held from the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Road,
Woburn on Wednesday, November 21 at 9:00 am, followed by a Funeral Mass
in St. Barbara's Church in Woburn at 10:00. Visiting hours will be at the
Funeral Home on Tuesday Evening from 6-8 pm. Burial will be at the
Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may
be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, MA
02140.

November 18, 2001
Louisa M. DiMauro
Louisa M. DiMauro of Woburn, formerly of Somerville passed away on Sunday
Evening, November 18. She was 76 years of age. Born in Cambridge, she was
the beloved daughter of Paulina (Del Monte) DiMauro of Woburn and the late
Emilio DiMauro. Louisa grew up in Somerville, and graduated from Somerville
High School. She was a member of the St. Polycarp's Church Bowling League
and St. Anthony's Church Women's Guild in Somerville. Miss DiMauro retired
from John Hancock Insurance, where she had been employed as an
Underwriter. 
In addition to her mother, Louisa is survived by two sisters, Amalia DiMauro,
and Jean DiMauro, both of Woburn, and one brother, Andrew DiMauro and his
wife Elaine both of Woburn. She is also survived by one niece, Nancy Visco
and her husband Daniel, both of Billerica; and two nephews, Michael DiMauro
and his wife Eva, both of North Reading and Andrew DiMauro Jr. of Woburn.
She also leaves eight grand nieces and nephews and many cousins and
friends. A funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, November 21 in St.
Charles Church, Woburn. Interment was at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
Memorial donations may be made in Louisa's memory to a charity of your
choice.

November 19, 2001
Marvin E. Cederberg
Marvin E. Cederberg, a longtime resident of Woburn, passed away at the
Winchester Hospital on Monday, November 19, after a sudden illness. He was
89 years of age. Born in Chicago, he was the son of the late Rev. Carl E., and
the late Elin M. (Seaberg) Cederberg.
Mr. Cederberg was a Veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S.
Army Engineers. He had been employed by the Atlantic Gelatin Company in
Woburn, retiring after 43 years of employment. Mr. Cederberg had served as
an Auxiliary Police Officer in Woburn in the 1960's.
He was predeceased by his wife, the late Ruth E. (Atwood) Cederberg, who
died last year. He was also predeceased by one brother, the late Stanley
Cederberg; and one sister, the late Gladys Gibson. Marvin is survived by two
daughters, Pam Melvin of Dracut, and Beth Ann Ruroden of Iowa; and one
son, Philip Cederberg of Tewksbury. He is also survived by five grandchildren
and three great grandchildren. Services were conducted at the Graham
Funeral Home on Saturday, November 24th. Memorial donations may be made
to the Alzheimer's Association, 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140.

Mary K. Davis Flaherty
Flaherty - in Brewster, formerly of Woburn, November 19th, Mary K. (Davis),
age 104, beloved wife of the late Peter Flaherty. Devoted mother of Jack
Flaherty of Hampton, NH, Nancy Line and Catherine Gavel, both of Harwich,
Theresa Giblin of Palm Bay, FL, Sarah Onnembo of Chatham, and the late
Richard W. Flaherty. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and numerous
great-grandchildren. 
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Saturday, November 24th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m.
Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

OBITUARY:
Mary K. Flaherty, a native of Ireland and longtime Woburn resident, passed
away at Pleasant Bay Nursing Home in Brewster, on Cape Cod, on Monday,
November 19th. The wife of the late Peter Flaherty, she was 104 years of age. 
Born in Clifden, County Galway, Ireland, on April 27th, 1897, she was the
daughter of the late John and Kate (Concannon) Davis. She came to live in
Woburn in the early 1940's, where she resided with her family on Salem Street
for many years. In 1987 she took up residence in Hampton, NH, and for the
past few years has been in Brewster.
She was preceded in death by her husband Peter and her son, Richard W.
Flaherty, who died in 1981.  Surviving are her son, Jack Flaherty of Hampton,
NH, and four daughters, Nancy Line and Catherine Gavel of Harwich, Theresa
Giblin of Palm Bay, Florida, and Sarah Onnembo of Chatham. She was also
the beloved grandmother of eighteen grandchildren and many
great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Saturday, November 24th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a
funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment
will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral
home are Friday evening, November 23rd, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Lucien "Pete" Pouliot
Of Woburn. Formerly of Burlington. Suddenly November 19. Lucien "Pete".
Beloved husband of Bernadette (Moloy). Loving father of Nicholas & Jennifer,
both of Woburn. Brother of retired Deputy Fire Chief of The Burlington Fire
Dept., Leo Pouliot of Burlington and Jeannette Connolly of Woburn. 
Funeral from The Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St,
BURLINGTON, (Exit 34 off Rte 128 Woburn side) on Saturday Nov. 24 at
8:00am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Charles Church at 9:00am.
Visiting hours Friday 4-8pm. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.
Retired Burlington Fire Fighter. Published in the Boston Globe from
11/21/2001 - 11/22/2001.

November 20, 2001
Donald B. Miller
Miller - in Woburn, November 20th, 2001, Donald B., beloved husband of the
late Rose M. (Agostino) Miller. Devoted father of Donald P. "Dusty" and his
wife Maureen, and David T. Miller, all of Woburn. Brother of the late Jean
Jacka and Natalie Lampton. Also survived by 3 grandchildren, Kyle D., Taylor
E., and Rose G. Miller, 2 step-grandchildren, Caitlin and Shawn Fitzgerald, and
his nieces, Janice and Joyce Jacka. 
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rt. 38),
Woburn, on Monday, November 26th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St.
Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Rd., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Sunday 4
to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made
in Don's memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street,
Framingham, MA 01701. Late Marine Corps Veteran, WW II and Korean War.

OBITUARY:
Donald B. Miller of Woburn, 74, passed away at the New England
Rehabilitation Hospital in Woburn Tuesday evening, November 20th, following
a ten-month battle with lung cancer. He was the husband of the late Rose M.
(Agostino) Miller, who died four years ago. Born and educated in Arlington,
he was the son of the late Franklin B. and Mildred (Archibald) Miller. He had
made his home on Woburn's West Side since 1957.
A veteran of World War II and Korea, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps and
continued in the Reserves until 1952. He was a member of the George
Campbell Post 101 American Legion in Woburn. He was also very active with
the Marine Corps League, organizing the Toys for Tots program for the local
chapter for a number of years. Mr. Miller worked as a machinist for most of
his life, retiring from the Gillette Corporation in 1986. He was very involved
with Woburn Youth Hockey, and was an organizer and secretary of the
Woburn Senior League hockey program.
In addition to his wife Rose, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean
Jacka and Natalie Lampton. Surviving are two sons, Donald P. "Dusty" Miller
and his wife Maureen of Woburn, and David T. Miller of Woburn; three
grandchildren, Kyle D., Taylor E., and Rose G. Miller, and two
step-grandchildren, Caitlin and Shawn Fitzgerald. He also leaves his nieces,
Janice and Joyce Jacka.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Monday, November 26th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge St., Woburn, at 10. Interment
will take place in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral
home will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Don's
memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA
01701.

November 22, 2001
Mary L. Crosta
Woburn, November 22nd, Mary L. (Stygles). Beloved wife of the late Charles
Crosta. Devoted mother of Mary Ellen Goyette and her husband John D. of
Lancaster, PA. Dear sister of the late William E. Stygles. Loving grandmother
of Lauren Crosta, Scott & Andrea Goyette and great grandchild Dante Goyette.
Also survived by six loving nieces. 
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rte 38S),
WOBURN, on Monday, November 26th at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles
Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 8:45. Interment in Calvary Cemetery,
Woburn. Calling hours Sunday 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Mrs.
Crosta's memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street,
Framingham, MA 01701. Published in the Boston Globe on 11/25/2001.

Helen M. "Honey" Gonsalves
Of Woburn, November 22, Helen M. "Honey" (Porter). Beloved wife of Oliver P.
Gonsalves. Devoted mother of Paul of Woburn, Gary of Haverhill, Gail
Petterson, David, Mark, Karen and Glenn Gonsalves, all of Woburn. Also
survived by eight loving grandchildren and one loving great grandchild. Sister
of Jean Micalizzi of Billerica, Mary Hughes of Melrose and John McLaughlin of
New Hampshire. 
Funeral from the McLaughlin-Dello Russo Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant, St.,
WOBURN, Sat. at 11AM. Followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Charles
Church, 280 Main St., Woburn, at 12 noon. Relatives and friends are
respectfully invited to attend. Visitation Sat. morning from 10AM to 11AM.
Services will conclude with burial at Calvary Cemetery, Woburn.
McLaughlin-Della Russo Funeral Home 781-933-0083.  Published in the Boston
Globe on 11/23/2001.

November 23, 2001
Mary T. Sullivan
Mary T. (Regan) of Deerfield Beach, FL., formerly of Woburn, Nov 23, 2001.
Wife of John L. Sullivan Jr. Mother of John L. Sullivan III of Woburn, Kathryn
Sullivan of Ashburn, VA., Lawrence Sullivan of Malden, Barbara Woods of
Wilmington and Patricia Quinci of Woburn. Sister of Joan Boyd of Woburn
and the late John F. Regan. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren. 
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday Nov 27 at St.
Barbara's Church Woburn at 12 noon. Relatives and friends are kindly invited
to attend. Visitation at the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Rd.,
Lexington, Tuesday 10am-12 noon prior to Mass. Donations in Mary's memory
may be made to the Sisters of the Poor, 186 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA
02143. Interment Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Published in the Boston 
Globe from 11/25/2001 - 11/26/2001.

Angelina "Ann, (Leonardis) Kelly-Ayer
Woburn, November 23rd, Angelina "Ann, (Leonardis), beloved wife of the late
Lindsay H. Ayer, Sr. Devoted mother of Richard J. Kelly of Burlington &
Lynnfield, Robert E. Kelly of Lynnfield, Lindsay H. Ayer, Jr. of Nashua, NH.
Dear sister of Eleanor V. Comeiro of Woburn, Grace Perotta of Somerville,
Margie Richardson of Woburn and the late Stephen, Anthony and Edward
Leonardis, Rose Sarno and Mary Bavuso. Loving grandmother of fifteen
grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and two great-great
grandchildren. 
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Tuesday, November 27th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Barbara's Church,
138 Cambridge Street, Woburn at 10 a.m. Interment in Calvary Cemetery,
Woburn. Calling hours Monday 4 -8 p.m. Donations may be made in Ann's
memory to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA
01701.

OBITUARY:
Angelina "Ann" (Leonardis) Kelly Ayer passed away unexpectedly at her home
in Burlington on Friday, November 23rd. The wife of the late Lindsay H. Ayer,
Sr., she was 87 years of age. Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the
late Fred and Joanne (Rice) Leonardis. She attended Woburn schools and was
a graduate of Woburn High School. Mrs. Ayer was a longtime resident of
Woburn and had taken up residence in Burlington 38 years ago. She was very
dedicated to her family and was truly a very kind and generous person whose
company was enjoyed by many.
She was predeceased by her husband, Lindsay H. Ayer, Sr., her brothers,
Stephen, Anthony, and Edward Leonardis, and her sisters, Rose Sarno and
Mary Bavuso. Mrs. Ayer is survived by her sons, Richard J. Kelly of
Burlington and Lynnfield, Robert E. Kelly of Lynnfield, and Lindsay H. Ayer of
Nashua, NH; her dear sisters, Eleanor V. Comeiro of Woburn, Grace Perotta of
Somerville, and Margie Richardson of Woburn, along with fifteen
grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and two
great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Tuesday, November 27th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a
funeral mass in St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, at 10.
Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the
funeral home are Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Ann's
memory to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA
01701.

November 25, 2001
Ruth F. Larm
Ruth F. (Smith) Larm, a longtime resident of Woburn, passed away at the
Aberjona Nursing Center in Winchester on Sunday Evening, November 25th,
after a long illness. She was 87 years of age. Born in Everett, she was the
daughter of the late Raymond E., and the late Agnes E. (Melanson) Smith; and
the wife of Henry A. Larm.
Ruth grew up in Everett, graduated from Everett High School, and attended
Boston University. As a young lady, she lived in New York and worked as a
Secretary and Bookkeeper for a Construction Firm. After World War II, she and
her husband moved back to Massachusetts, finally settling in Woburn in 1953.
She then began working for the former RCA Corporation in Boston until
leaving to devote her time to raising her daughter. Many years ago, she had
served as a Girl Scout Leader, and was an active volunteer at St. Barbara's
Church. She was also a member of the League of Women Voters. Ruth loved
music, enjoyed flowers and was a devoted wife and mother.
Ruth is predeceased by one sister, the late Agnes deGroof; and three
brothers, the late Francis Smith, the late Richard Smith, and the late John
Smith. In addition to her husband Henry, she is survived by one daughter,
Ruth P. Haugh, and a son-in-law, Ronald C. Haugh, both of Manchester, CT.
She is also survived by one granddaughter, Suzanne Haugh; and one great
granddaughter, Correy Harris, both of Manchester, CT; and many nieces and
nephews.
Funeral Services were held at the Graham Funeral Home on Wednesday
Afternoon, November 28th. Burial was at the Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn.

November 26, 2001
Margaret A. (Niland) Doughty 
Woburn, November 26th, Margaret A. (Niland), beloved wife of the late John J.
Doughty. Devoted mother of James Doughty and his wife Carol, and Dennis
Doughty, all of Woburn, John Doughty of El Segundo, CA, Stephen Doughty
and his wife Gema of Waltham, and the late Michael and Peter. Sister of the
late Martin, Jr., James, Edward, Stephen, Anthony, and John Niland, Catherine
Prunier, and Ellen Reynolds. Also survived by 15 grandchildren, 20
great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the
Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Thursday,
November 29th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main
Street, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Wednesday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in St.
Patrick's Cemetery, Watertown. Donations may be made in Margaret's memory
to Hospice Care, Inc., 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180. or to a charity
of one's choice.

OBITUARY:
Margaret A. Doughty, a longtime Woburn resident, passed away here Monday
morning following a short illness. The wife of the late John J. Doughty, who
died in 1973, she was eighty-four years of age. Born and educated in Quincy,
she was the daughter of the late Martin and Angelina (Vahey) Niland. She
worked for New England Telephone and Telegraph after graduating from
Quincy High School, until her marriage to John "Jack" Doughty. She moved to
Woburn's West Side in 1949 and worked at Sylvania Electric in Woburn, and
the GTE Laboratories in Waltham, from 1954 until her retirement in 1980.
Her main focus in life was her family, to whom she was a devoted and loving
mother and grandmother. In addition to her husband Jack, she was preceded
in death by two sons, Michael and Peter Doughty, her brothers, Martin, Jr.,
James, Edward, Stephen, Anthony, and John Niland, and her sisters,
Catherine Prunier and Ellen Reynolds. Surviving are four sons, James
Doughty and his wife Carol of Woburn, John Doughty of California, Dennis
Doughty of Woburn, and Stephen Doughty and his wife Gema of Waltham.
She also leaves 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and many nieces
and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Thursday, November 29th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a
funeral mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment
will take place in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Watertown. Calling hours at the
funeral home will be on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made
in Margaret's memory to Hospice Care, Inc., 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA
02180, or to the charity of one's choice.

November 27, 2001
John F. Meskell, Jr.
Meskell -in Woburn, November 27th, John F., Jr., age 57, beloved husband of
Dong Thi (Ha) Meskell. Devoted father of Han Meskell of Woburn. Dear brother
of David A. of Everett, Roderick of NH, Dennis and Gary Meskell, Dorothea
Silva, and Elaine Currier, all of Somerville, Robert of Malden, and the late
Thomas Meskell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Saturday, December 1st, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Anthony Church, 851
Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday 6 to
8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Late Army veteran,
Vietnam War.

OBITUARY:
John F. Meskell, Jr., a resident of Woburn for the past twenty-five years,
passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington Tuesday
evening following a brief illness. The husband of Dong Thi (Ha) Meskell for the
past thirty-three years, he was fifty-seven years of age. Born in Somerville, he
was the son of the late John F. and Eleanor (Davidson) Meskell, Sr. He
graduated from Somerville High School and served in the U.S. Army, stationed
in Vietnam during the War.
"Jack", as he was known to family and friends, was employed by the U.S.
Government Postal Service, and worked out of the South Boston Annex for
fifteen years. Devoted to his family, he loved spending time with his brothers
and sisters as well as his wife and daughter. He was preceded in death by a
brother, Thomas Meskell.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Dong Thi, are a daughter, Han Meskell of
Woburn, five brothers, David A. of Everett, Roderick of NH, Dennis E. and
Gary, both of Somerville, and Robert of Malden; two sisters, Dorothea Silva
and Elaine Currier, both of Somerville; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Saturday, December 1st, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will
follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home
are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

November 30, 2001
Ann P. (Hodge) Foley
Woburn, formerly of Winchester, November 30th, Anna P. (Hodge), beloved
wife of the late Thomas V. Foley. Devoted mother of Thomas E. of N. Reading,
John C. of Alexander, ME, Mary L. Murray and Robert H. Foley, both of
Woburn, and Barbara A. Foley of Kent, WA. Sister of the late Edward, Carl, and
Josephine Hodge, Mary Tarte, Veronica Roberts, Kathleen Doherty, Alice
Waldron, Harriet Flaherty, and Martha McCauley. Also survived by 13
grandchildren, including Rev. Thomas S. Foley, Administrator of the
Immaculate Conception Parish in Winchester, and 12 great-grandchildren. 
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, WOBURN,
on Tuesday, December 4th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in the Immaculate
Conception Church, 79 Sheridan Circle, Winchester, at 10. Calling hours
Monday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be
made in Mrs. Foley's memory to the Immaculate Conception Parish
Restoration Fund, 1004 Main St., Winchester, MA 01890.

OBITUARY:
Anna P. (Hodge) Foley, 90, of Woburn, formerly of Winchester, died on Friday,
November 30th, at her home. She was the wife of the late Thomas V. Foley,
who died in 1980. Born in Winchester, the daughter of the late John C. and
Catherine (Ring) Hodge, she lived on Pond Street for 79 years until moving to
Woburn 11 years ago. Educated at St. Mary's School in Winchester, she was a
devoted parishioner at St. Mary's for many years, and later she was involved
in the affairs of the Immaculate Conception Parish. She was a daily
communicant up until the past few years, as well as a member of the Ladies
Sodality, and she faithfully followed the daily Mass on Boston Catholic
Television.
Mrs. Foley worked as a nurse's aide at the Winchester Hospital and its
Continuing Care Unit prior to her retirement. A loving mother, Mrs. Foley
raised her five children and then greatly assisted in the care of her
grandchildren and even her great-grandchildren.
Surviving are three sons, Thomas E. Foley of North Reading, John C. Foley of
Alexander, Maine, and Robert H. Foley of Woburn; and two daughters, Mary L.
Murray of Woburn and Barbara A. Foley of Kent, Washington. She is further
survived by thirteen grandchildren, including Reverend Thomas S. Foley,
Administrator of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Winchester; twelve
great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Tuesday, December 4th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 79 Sheridan Circle, Winchester,
at 10 a.m. Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives
and friends are kindly invited to call at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to
8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the
Immaculate Conception Parish Restoration Fund, 1004 Main Street,
Winchester, MA 01890


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