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Anne D. McGaffigan
Owner Watertown Letter Shop
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday June 16, 2001 for Mrs. Anne. D. McGaffigan.  Mrs. McGaffigan was born in Newton a daughter of the late John W. and M. Loretta (Burke) Donnelly.  She grew up in Watertown, graduating from Rosary Academy class of ’42. She then went to work in a family business, the Watertown Letter Shop formerly in Watertown Square and remained for over 50 years eventually becoming the owner - proprietor.  In 1976 she moved to Stafford, PA residing until 1978 at which time she returned to the area living in Woburn and working for the former Baybank Harvard Trust in Arlington.  She has been a resident of Manchester-by-the-Sea for the past 6 years.  Mrs. McGaffigan died on Tuesday June 12, 2001 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston at the age of 76.
She had spent her summers since her birth in Scituate and was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Parish for her 76 years.  She was also a member of  the Sacred Heart Parish in Manchester-by-the-Sea.  
She was the wife of the late John F. McGaffigan, Sr.; mother of Donna M. Tarr and her husband Evan F. of Manchester-by-the-Sea and John F. “Jack” McGaffigan, Jr. and his wife Patricia A. of Groton; grandmother of Elizabeth A., Kathryn F. and Margaret N. Tarr and Erin C., Moira C. and Michael D. McGaffigan.  She was predeceased by her sister Mary E. Fantasia. 
Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Saturday at 8:00 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 O’Clock in the Church of St. Patrick 212 Main St.  Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.  Visiting hours Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM.  For those who wish donations may be made in Anne’s memory to Country Day School of the Holy Union, 14 Main St. Groton, MA 01450.  Former owner Watertown Letter Shop.  Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.  For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617-924-4700.

Margaret T. Munhall
Administrative Assistant Watertown Welfare Department
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday June 19, 2001 for Mrs. Margaret T. Munhall.  Mrs. Munhall was born in Cambridge, a daughter of the late Michael and Margaret (Spelman) Finnerty.  She grew up in Waltham and was a graduate of St. Charles High School in Waltham.  She had worked for over 25 years as an Administrative Assistant  with the Watertown Welfare Department.  Mrs. Esser had been a resident of Watertown since 1944.  She died on Friday June 15, 2001 at the Emerson Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Watertown at the age of 90.
She was the wife of wife of the late John H.  Munhall;  mother of Margaret E. Esser and her husband Frank and Janet Marie Majeau and her husband David all of Watertown;  grandmother of Lynn M. Esser and Brielle T. Majeau  and sister of Helen M. Hennelly of Natick, Veronica Kelly of Westwood, Paul M. and Robert K. Mahoney both of Florida and Harwich and the late James F. Mahoney.
Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Tuesday at 8:00 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 O’Clock in the Church of St.  Patrick 212 Main St. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Mt. Pleasant  Cemetery, Arlington.  Visiting hours Monday 4-8 PM. Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.  For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617-924-4700.

Edmund J. O’Connell
Former Selectman & Educator
A Mass of Christian Burial for Edmund Joseph O’Connell will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 12th, 2001, in the Church of Saint Patrick, 212 Main St., Rte. 20, Watertown, at 10:30 AM.
Mr. O’Connell was born in Watertown, on November 2, 1920, a son of Michael L. and Mary (Quinlan) O’Connell. He graduated from St. Patrick High School, Watertown, Class of 1938, and from Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Class of 1944. 
He was veteran of the US Army during World War II and served in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre in the Ryukyu Islands campaign. 
He served Watertown as a Selectman and as a member of the School Committee. Later he was appointed to the Watertown School Department and taught in the system for 20 years.
Mr. O’Connell was a member of St. Patrick Alumni Association, Boston College Alumni Association and the Massachusetts Teachers Association.
Mr. O’Connell lived most of his life in Watertown before moving to East Dennis where he lived for eleven years before moving to Wayland seven years ago. He died at his residence on Sunday morning, June 10, 2001, of heart disease. He was 80 years old. 
He leaves his beloved wife of 49 years, Antoinette L. (Keefe) O’Connell; his six devoted daughters and their husbands: Karen and James DiVito of Holliston, Susan and William Fratto of Waltham, Janice and Robert Caporiccio of Waltham, MaryAnn and William LoVerme of Sudbury, Michele and Daniel Mason of San Francisco, Deborah and Edward McGuire of Sudbury.
Also twenty three loving grandchildren: Christopher, Michele, Edmund and Natalie DiVito, Michael, Mark, Matthew, and Jennifer Fratto, Beth, Jill, Katherine and Jane Caporiccio, William, Peter, Stephen and John LoVerme, Antoinette, Hannah and Marcus Mason, Patrick, Hallie, Hayden and Samuel McGuire.
Also dear brother of Margaret Hatfield of Waltham, Eileen Flynn of Watertown, Mary Monahan of Waltham, Joseph O’Connell of Waltham, Robert O’Connell of Mashpee and the late William O’Connell and Paul O’Connell. In addition many nieces and nephews survived him.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to the Mass in honor and thanksgiving of his life that will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:30 AM in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown. Interment in the family lot in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown will be private.
Visiting will be on Tuesday morning in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main Street, on Route 20, Watertown, prior to the Mass from 9-10 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Parmenter Health Center, 266 Cochituate Rd., Wayland, MA. 01778.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 
617 924 4700.

F. Audrey Power Lee
Former Assembler at Western Electric
A Funeral Mass for F. Audrey (Miller) Power Lee will be celebrated on Saturday, June 16, 2001 in the Church of Saint Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown.
Mrs. Power Lee was born in Boston, a daughter of George and Mary (Nelligan) Miller. She was a graduate of Saint Patrick High School, Class of 1946 and had worked at Western Electric Company in Watertown until 1988.
She lived for many years in Watertown and for 7 years in Beverly before moving to Stoneham. She died at her residence on Tuesday afternoon, June 12th, of cancer. Mrs. Power Lee was 72 years old. 
She leaves her husband, John F. Lee; five children: John M. Power of Billerica, Mary F. Foerster and her husband Carl of Vienna, VA., Joan C. Power and her companion Tom Toomey of Billerica, Christine A. Izzo and her husband Carmine of Waltham, Michael S. Power and his wife Susan of Wells, Maine; two stepsons: Jack Lee of Cambridge, Robert Lee and his wife Bunny of Framingham.
She also leaves four sisters: Helen Kelly of Waltham and Carol  Miller both of Waltham, Gertrude “Trudy” Burke of Pinehurst, N.C., Cynthia Robinson of Wakefield; a brother George Miller of Melrose; 10 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, a sister Doris Gearin, predeceased her.
The Funeral will be from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown, on Saturday at 9:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 o’clock in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown. 
Calling hours will be in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home on Friday from 4-8 PM. Relatives and friends kindly invited.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 1309 Beacon St., Brookline, MA. 02446.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700

Stephen R. Shaw
Carpenter
A Funeral Mass for Stephen R. Shaw will be celebrated on Friday, June 15 in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, Trapelo Rd., Waltham.
Mr. Shaw was born in Waltham, a son of James W. and Gabriele S. (McNeice) Shaw. He was a lifelong Waltham resident and a graduate of Waltham High School. Mr. Shaw was a professional carpenter in the general contracting field.
 He enjoyed playing darts and going fishing especially with his Uncle Charles Peters. Mr. Shaw died suddenly of a heart condition on Tuesday, June 12 in the Lahey Clinic, Burlington. He was 30 years old.
He leaves his parents, James W. and Gabriele S. Shaw of Waltham; two brothers: James W. Shaw, Jr. of Billerica and Christopher J. Shaw of Waltham; three sisters: Erika M. Lucas, Elisa M. Shaw and Monika M. Shaw all of Waltham; his maternal grandparents: John A. and Margarete (Aust) McNeice of Canton; aunt, uncles and cousins.
He was also the grandson of the late James and Julia (McCarthy) Shaw of Watertown.
The Funeral will be from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown, on Friday at 10:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:30 o’clock in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, Trapelo Rd., Waltham.  Interment will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham. 
Calling hours in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends kindly invited.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700.

Mabel H. Burns
A Graveside Service for Mabel Helen (Sheehan) Burns will be held on Friday, June 7, 2002, at 11 AM in the Holy Family Cemetery, 116 Center Ave., Rockland. 
Mrs. Burns was born in Charlestown, on February 16, 1911, a daughter of Timothy and Lillian F. (Willard) Sheehan. She graduated from St. Catherine Grammar School and from St. Mary High School, both in Charlestown.
Mrs. Burns, a former Prefect of the Ladies Sodality of St. Catherine of Siena Parish, had been an active supporter of the Maryknoll Missions especially those in Africa. Mrs. Burns was a former employee of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company. She died in the Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Newton, on Wednesday, June 5, 2002, after a long illness.
She was the wife of the late William Edward Burns who died in September of 1970; mother of Mabel C. “Sissy” Burns of Quincy, John P. Burns of Watertown, William E. Burns of Rochester, NH, Francis J. Burns of Watertown, Lillian Vittoria of Woburn and Robert J. Burns of Gardner. She also leaves 20 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, June 6th from 4-8 PM in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700

Virginia M. Fee
Teachers Aide for Handicapped Children
A Funeral Mass for Virginia Marie (Nugent) Fee will be celebrated on Friday, May 31, 2002 in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown.
 Mrs. Fee was born in Boston, on March 11, 1922, the daughter of Andrew and Mary Theresa (Kelly) Nugent. She graduated from the City of Boston School of Practical Arts in 1941 and had been a model for many years during the 1940s, often featured in the clothing brochures and newspaper advertisements for Filene’s and Jordan Marsh.
She enjoyed sewing and knitting and every Christmas her family received mittens, hats, and sweaters. Mrs. Fee was a Teachers Aide for developmentally disabled children for the City of Boston Public Schools, and for many years was at the Jackson-Mann School in Brighton until she retired in the early 1980’s.
Mrs. Fee lived most of her life in Watertown and died at her residence on Sunday, May 26, 2002, after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. She was 80 years old.
She leaves her husband of 45 years, Charles E. Fee; a son and his wife: Michael C. Fee and Michele Fee Smith of Sudbury; two grandchildren: Natasha E. Fee and Alexi K. Fee of Sudbury; and a brother, John D. Nugent of Hampton Beach, N.H., as well as many close cousins, nephews and nieces.
The Funeral will be from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown, on Friday May 31, 2002 at 8:00 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 o'clock in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown. Interment will follow immediately at Calvary Cemetery in Waltham.  
Calling hours will be on Thursday, May 30, 2002 from 4-8 PM in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home on Main Street. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend.
Memorial contributions may be made to Caritas Good Samaritan Hospice, 210 Allston St., Brighton, MA. 02135.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700

Helen B. Ford
Retired Employee Western Electric
Funeral Services will be held on Monday June 3, 2002 for Mrs. Helen B. (Barrett) Ford.  Mrs. Ford was born in Boston a daughter of the late James P. and Elizabeth A. (Murphy) Ford.  She grew up in Watertown, attending Watertown High School for three years, then graduating from Cambridge Latin when her family moved to Cambridge for a short time.  She had been employed as a Secretary at the Hood Rubber Company formerly of Watertown, later joining the Western Electric Company (Nynex) formerly of Watertown, remaining until her retirement.  She was a longtime member of the St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish, where she was married and remained in the parish until its closing.  Mrs. Ford died on Friday, May 31, 2002 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge at the age of 84.
She was the wife of the late Patrick B. Ford, former Selectman for the Town of Watertown, and is survived by five children and their spouses: Brian P. and his wife Virginia Ford of Clifton Park, NY, Robert M. and his wife Mary Ford of Andover, Mrs. Patricia A. Plummer and her husband Lawrence Plummer of Needham, David P. and his wife Lynn Ford of Watertown and Mrs. Debra J. Mondello and her husband Jay Mondello of Bedford. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  She is the sister of James P. Barrett, Jr. of Plymouth, George Barrett of Hyannis, Robert Barrett of Marlboro, Philip Barrett, Carol A. Dennis and Joanne M. Hallsworth all of Watertown, and the late Charles T. Barrett and the late Lillian Barrett. 
Funeral Services will be held from the MacDonald Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Monday at 9:30 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 O’clock in the Church of St.  Patrick 212 Main St. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery.  Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 PM.  
Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617.924.4700.

Genevieve M. Menton
Former Watertown Resident
Funeral Services will be held on Friday May 31, 2002 for Mrs.  Genevieve M. Menton.  Mrs. Menton was born in Cambridge, a daughter of the late Thomas and Helen (Cassidy) Roche.  She grew up in Newton and was a graduate of Newton High School. She had been a Watertown resident for over 40 years and has resided in Waltham since 1993.    Mrs. Menton died on Monday May 27, 2002 at the Mount Auburn Hospital at the age of 73.
She was the wife of the late Thomas C. Menton, a former attorney in Watertown;  mother of Thomas P., Maureen M. Hogan and Dace M. all of Watertown, Patrick A. of Medway, Mark of Derry, NH and John J., Maryann J. Callahan and Lynne A. Menton-Brennan all of Waltham.  She was also survived by 8 grandchildren; three sisters: Louise Nugent of Watertown, Helen Powers of Weston and Diane Kruger of Framingham and a brother Maurice Roche of Newton.  She was predeceased by a brother Thomas Roche.   Funeral Services will be held from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Friday at 8:00 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 O’Clock in the Our Lady comforter of the Afflicted Church, 857 Trapelo Rd. Waltham. Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery.  Visiting hours Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. 
Contributions may be made in her memory to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation P. O. Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265-0309 would be appreciated.  Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.  
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. or call 617.924.4700.

Wayne S. Young
Real Estate Manager
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday June 1, 2002 for Mr. Wayne S. Young.  Mr. Young was born in Cambridge, a son of the late Joseph D. and Mildred (McDermott) Young.  He was a graduate of Watertown High School and spent many years working as a manager in Real Estate.  He died suddenly on Saturday May 25, 2002 at the age of 52.
He was the brother of Joseph D., Young Jr. and his wife Mary E. of Venice, FL, Ronald D. Young and his wife Jan of Hudson and Barbara J. Calnan of Marlboro.  
A Funeral Service will be held in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Saturday at 10:00 A.M.  Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-7 PM.  Interment private.  
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. Or call 617.924.4700.

Joanne “Jody: Cain
Licensed Practical Nurse
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday September 25, 2002 for Mrs. Joanne “Jody” (Stadtman) Cain.  Jody was born in Watertown, a daughter of Al and Phyllis (Cameron) Stadtman.  She was a graduate of Watertown High School in 1972 and received her certificate as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Shattuck Hospital in Boston.  She worked at  the Sunbridge Nursing Facility, the Marshall House in Watertown and the Leland House in Waltham.  As a young girl she belonged to the Rainbow Girls Organization and most recently she was a member of the Square Riggers Square Dance Club and a member of the Phillips Congregational Church Choir.  Mrs. Cain died on Thursday, September 19, 2002 at the age of 48.
She is survived by her husband of 12 years David A. Cain; her parents, Al and Phyllis (Cameron) Stadtman of Watertown; her brother of John R. Stadtman and his wife Ann of Waltham; her nephew John R. Stadtman, Jr., and his wife Susan, her godson, Robert Lowe of Nova Scotia.  She was also the daughter-in-law of David and Lillian Cain of West Newton.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. in the Phillips Congregational Church 111 Mt. Auburn St. Watertown.  Visiting hours will be held in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Tuesday  2-4 & 7-9 PM.  Relative and friend kindly invited.  Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery.
Memorials in Jody’s name may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Assn., 275 Turnpike St. Suite 201, Canton, MA 02021.   
Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. Or call 617.924.4700

Joan L. Coen
Retired Watertown School Teacher
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday October 3, 2002 for Mrs. Joan L. (Toomasian) Coen.  Mrs. Coen was born in Watertown a daughter of Peter T. and Julia F. (Corazzini) Toomasian.  She graduated from Watertown High School and received her B. A. from Skidmore College in New York.  She had taught in the Watertown School System as a 2nd grade teacher in both the former Phillips School and the Hosmer School for over 30 years, retiring in 1996.  She was a member of the Watertown Teacher’s Association and the Mass. Teacher’s Association.  Mrs. Coen died on Saturday September 28, 2002 at the St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center at the age of 69.
Mrs. Coen is survived by her husband J. Robert Coen; her children: Ghislaine M. Roche and her husband Michael A. of Arlington, Siobhan P. Bayle and her husband William P. of Wayne, PA and Peter T. and his wife Claire S. of Watertown; three grandchildren: Ashton Joan Bayle, Briston A. Bayle and Olivia M. Coen; he rmother  Julia (Corazzini) of Watertownand her sisters: Eileen G. Nichols and her husband Robert J. of Framingham and Christine M. Murgo and her husband Joseph of Waltham.  She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her father Peter T. Toomasian.
Funeral Services will be held from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 O’Clock in the Church of St. Joseph 124 Common St., Belmont. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery.  Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. 
Contributions may be made in Joan’s memory to the Pemphigus Foundation, P.O. Box 192 Brookline, MA 02446.  
Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com.  or call 617.924.4700.

Ellen E. Coffey
Retired Employee Polaroid Corporation
Funeral Services will be held on Friday Sept. 27, 2002 for Mrs. Ellen E. Coffey (Schenck). Mrs. Coffey was born in Medford, a daughter of the late Carl and Helen (Moore) Schenck.  She grew up in Medford and graduated from Medford High School.  She had been employed as a Materials Control Coordinator with the Polaroid Corporation for over 20 years, retiring in 1988.   Mrs. Coffey had been a former member of the St. Catherine of Siena Sodality, formerly at the Church of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church in Watertown, and a late member of the Ladies Auxilliary, V.F.W. Burnham Manning Post #1105 in Watertown and the Club 50 at the Watertown Savings Bank.  She had been a Watertown resident for the past 54 years.   Mrs. Coffey died on Tuesday September 24, 2002 at the Chilton House in Cambridge, MA at the age of 80.
She was the wife of the late Edward Kennedy and Arthur J. Coffey, Sr.;  mother of Patrolman Arthur J. Coffey, Jr., Watertown Police Dept. and his wife Joanne M.  and Maureen F. Coffey all of Watertown, Ellen L. Vermette and her husband Richard of Seekonk and Linda M. Zartarian and her husband Richard of Wellesley and  grandmother of Bryan and Janet Vermette and Katie and Matt Coffey.  She was also the sister of the late Carl Schenck.  
Funeral Services will be held from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Friday at 9:30 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 O’Clock in the Church of St.  Patrick 212 Main St.   Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery.  Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 PM. 
Contributions may be made in her memory to the Chilton House 65 Chilton St. Cambridge, MA 02138.
Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. Or call 617.924.4700

James  E.  Galgay, Jr.
Lexington Plumbing Inspector
A Funeral Mass for James Edward “Jay” Galgay, Jr.  will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 24, 2002, in the Church of Saint Luke, Belmont.
Mr. Galgay was born in Cambridge, on March 29, 1948, a son of James E. and Marjorie G. (Shine) Galgay. He graduated from Belmont High School, Class of 1965 and furthered his education at Massachusetts Bay Community College receiving in 1968, an A.S. in Electrical Engineering. 
He moved to Watertown 33 years ago when he married Joan F. (Murphy) and has been active in Watertown events since that time. Mr. Galgay was involved in the Phillips School Raffle and a former chair of the Watertown P.T.U. Townwide Raffle. 
Mr. Galgay was a past member of the Board of Directors of the Watertown Boys and Girls Club serving as chairman of the Buildings and Grounds Committee, a volunteer for the Saturday Night Bingo, and a committee member of the annual Mugar Memorial Golf Tournament for the club.  
In addition to his playing golf and being a former coach for the Watertown Youth Soccer League he enjoyed painting. He was a member of the Lung Support Group at the Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston.
Mr. Galgay was the proprietor of J. & J. Plumbing Co. in Watertown for 25 years and for the past 8 years was the Plumbing Inspector for the Town of Lexington.  He died in the Brigham & Womens Hospital on Thursday, September 19, 2002, at 54 years old.
He leaves his wife, Joan F. Galgay; a daughter, Jody A. Galgay of Watertown, his father, James E. Galgay, Sr. of Belmont; four sisters: Susan J. Currier of Watertown, Elizabeth A. Simonetti, Janet R. Galgay and Marjorie C. Benoit all of Belmont; two brothers: Philip A. Galgay of Lebanon, NH and Thomas B. Galgay of Schaumburg, Il.; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Galgay was the son-in-law of George and Annette Murphy of Watertown; and brother-in-law of Joyce DeMella of Belmont, John Murphy of Dedham, and James Murphy of Bedford and Kevin Murphy of Watertown.
The Funeral will be from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown, on Tuesday at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 o'clock in the Church of St. Luke, 132 Lexington St., Belmont.  Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery.  
Calling hours will be on Monday, Sept. 23, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home on Main St. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Assoc., P.O. Box 265, Burlington, MA. 01803.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700.

Eva L. Hicks
Registered Nurse
A Graveside gathering will take place on Tuesday September 24, 2002for Ms. Eva L. Hicks, RN.  Ms. Hicks was born in Watertown, a daughter of the late Robert R. and Lefie (Latham) Hicks.  She was a graduate of Watertown High School and the Faulkner Hospital School of Nursing.  She had worked for many years as a Registered Nurse.  She has been a lifelong resident of Watertown.  Ms. Hicks died on Saturday September 22, 2002 at the Vernon House in Framingham, MA at the age of 94.
She was predeceased by her brother George R. Hicks and her sisters: Evelyn Hicks, Barbara Holmes and Jennie McCleave.  She is survived by many nieces and nephews.  
Relatives and friends are invited to gather at at the Ridgelawn Cemetery, Highland Ave., Watertown on Tuesday at 1:00 P. M.  
Arrangements under the direction of MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN.  
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. Or call 617.924.4700

Effie S. Kennedy
Funeral Services will be held on Friday October 4, 2002 for Mrs. Effie S. (MacKinnon) Kennedy.  Mrs. Kennedy was born in Strathlorne, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada a daughter of the late Allen and Sarah Belle (MacLean) MacKinnon.  She had moved to Watertown in 1956 and was a resident until 1992 when she moved to Belmont.  She had been employed for many years in the 60’s and 70’s at Mt. Ida College in Newton retiring in 1994 at the age of 80.  She died on Monday September 30, 2002 at her residence at the age of 88.
She was the wife of the late John Hugh Kennedy and is survived by her  children: Mrs. Benny (Patricia C.) Chisolm and Mrs. Dennis (Sarah) Roux of Stoughton, Mrs. Walter (Lana F.) Landry, Mrs. Phil (Joan) Tardif, and Mrs. Donald (Leona) MacInnis of Waltham, Alexander and his wife Flo and Jack and his wife Christine of Amesbury, Donald A. and his wife Rena of Dedham, Mrs. Hugh (Margaret) Murphy of Watertown, Mrs. John (Mary Isabel) Duddy and Mrs. Robert (Shirley) Sheehan of Belmont, and Joanne Sullivan of Lynnfield.  She was the grandmother of 30 and great grandmother of 27.  She was also the sister of Florence Coady of Inverness, N.S. and the late Nellie MacKenna and Malcolm MacKinnon.
Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Friday at 9:00 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 O’Clock in Our Lady of Mercy Church 401 Belmont St., Belmont. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery.  Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 PM. 
Contributions may be made in Effie’s memory to the Inverness Food Bank, c/o May MacNeil, Railway St. Inverness, C.B., N.S. Canada BOE1NO.  
Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. or cal 617.924.4700. 

Edna Cecilia Luther
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday September 25, 2002 for Mrs. Edna C. (Murphy) Luther.  Mrs. Luther was born in Cambridge, MA a daughter of the late Henry R. and Nora (Hayes) Murphy.  Mrs. Luther grew up in Cambridge and graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Cambridge, MA.  She had been a Watertown resident for the past 64 years and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Elizabeth #441 and St. Luke’s Parish Sodality.  Mrs. Luther died after a brief illness on Saturday September 21, 2002 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA.
She was the wife of the late Charles E.  Luther and is survive by her children:  C. David Luther and his wife Catherine of Waltham, John P. Luther of Watertown and Edna C. Luther of Lexington; and her grandchildren Andrew Luther and Douglas Luther both of Waltham.  She was predeceased by her brothers: Henry L. Murphy and William K. Murphy and her sister Mary E. Murphy.
Funeral services will be held from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown, on Wednesday at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at  9 o'clock in the Church of St. Luke, 132 Lexington St., Belmont. Interment St. Patrick’s  Cemetery.  Calling hours Tuesday  2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. 
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com. or call 617.924.4700

Kevin  A.  Sullivan
Visiting hours for Kevin Anthony Sullivan will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2002, in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home, Main Street, Watertown.
Mr. Sullivan was born in Boston, on March 26, 1947, a son of Paul B. and Grace M. (Dolan) Sullivan. His early years were in Charlestown before the family moved to Watertown where he grew up. Mr. Sullivan, a graduate of Minuteman High School, Lexington, has furthered his education at Harvard University and University of Massachusetts.
He drove a Taxi Cab for over 25 years and had been affiliated with several Boston Cab Companies including I.T.O.A. and Red and White. He died in the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham Campus, Needham, MA.  on Wednesday, September 11, 2002. Mr. Sullivan, a resident of South Boston for the past 10 years, was 55 years old.
He leaves a daughter, Helen C. Sullivan of Revere; three brothers: Paul B. Sullivan of Sarasota, Fl., David B. Sullivan of Chicago, IL, and James B. Sullivan of Westford; and a sister, Catherine A. MacDonald of Watertown.
In addition to his parents, a brother Mark D. Sullivan predeceased him.
Relatives and friends kindly invited to visit at the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main Street, on Route 20, Watertown, on Sunday, September 22, 2002 from 5 -8 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alpha-1, at 8120 Penn. Ave. South, Suite 549, Minneapolis, MN, 55431-1326.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700

Fern  Twigg
A Funeral Services for Fern (Sneed) Twigg will be held in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home, Main St., Watertown, on Thursday at 11 AM. 
Mrs. Twigg was born in Los Animos, Colo., on Dec. 28, 1923, a daughter of Charles and Minerva (Morse) Sneed. She was a graduate of Penrose High School in Colorado and has lived in Watertown for the past 50 years. She enjoyed crocheting, sports and her employment as a Cafeteria Worker in the Watertown Schools where her group was affectionately known as the Kitchen Canaries.
Mrs. Twigg died at her residence on Sunday night, September 22, 2002. She was 78 years old.
She leaves two daughters: Linda A. O’Hearn and her husband Paul of Watertown and Charlene M. Maximenko and her husband Walter of Watertown; a granddaughter, Caitlin O’Hearn; a brother, Fred Sneed of Penrose, Colo.; and many nieces and nephews including Carolyn Kenney.
She was the wife of 49 years to Edward J. Twigg when he died November of 1992 and sister of the late Kate Jowers and Paul Sneed.  
Visiting hours will be on Wednesday, September 25  from 2-4 & 7-9 PM  in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main Street, on Rte. 20, Watertown. Interment will be in the family lot in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown, following the funeral service. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., One Bromfield St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA. 02108.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700

Marjorie E. Wogan
Funeral Services will be held on Monday September 30, 2002 for Mrs. Marjorie E. (Adams) Wogan.  Mrs. Wogan was born  in Cleveland, Ohio a daughter of the late Frederick Chapman Adams and Ethel Ruth (Brown) Adams.  She had been employed for many years as an Insurance Clerk and had been a Watertown resident for many years.  She died on Wednesday September 25, 2002 at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, MA at the age of 85.
She was the wife of the late Paul A. Wogan and is survived by her children: Lowell A. Wogan of NV, Susan E. Timmins of Billerica, Marilyn A. Wogan of Melrose and Jeffrey A. Wogan of AZ.  She is also survived by her grandchildren: Michelle A. Riley, Patrick A. Timmins, Stephanie L. and Alexandra K. Wogan, and her great granddaughters: Catherine H. and Lindsay M. Riley.  
A Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 9:30 A.M. in the Phillips Congregational Church 111 Mt. Auburn St. Watertown.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Visiting hours will be held in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Sunday 2-4 PM. 
Interment will be private.
Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. Or call 617.924.4700.

Victoria  S.  Coppola
A Funeral Mass for Victoria Stella (DeGeorge) Coppola will be celebrated on Friday, December 6, 2002, in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown.
Mrs. Coppola was born in Watertown, on May 25, 1908, a daughter of Pasquale and Elizabeth (Orzia) DeGeorge. She was a lifelong Watertown resident until moving to Concord a few years ago. She died in the Sunbridge Care for Concord on Tuesday, December 03, 2002 at 94 years old.
She leaves a daughter, Evelyn Cuoco of Beverly; five brothers: Dominic DeGeorge of Hollywood, Cal., Louis DeGeorge of Braintree, Joseph DeGeorge of Los Angeles, Cal., Pat DeGeorge of Needham, Albert DeGeorge of Milford; a sister, Palma Jeffrey of Los Angeles, Cal.; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
She was the wife of the late Gregory Coppola; mother of the late Gregory J. Coppola; and sister of the late Lucy Antonucci, Florence Tobio, Theresa Sullivan, Guy DeGeorge and Helen Murphy.
The Funeral will be from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown, on Friday at 8   AM followed by a Funeral Mass at   9 o'clock in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery.  
Calling hours will be on Thursday, December 5, from 2-5 PM in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home on Main St. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700

Robert  J.  McElroy
A Funeral Mass for Robert Joseph McElroy will be celebrated on Thursday, December 5, 2002, in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown.
Mr. McElroy was born in Watertown, on Oct. 4, 1920, a son of Joseph T. and Dorothy (Cheatham) McElroy. He lived most of his life in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School, Class of 1939. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Colorado and joined the US Army during World War II where he served overseas in the New Guinea theatre. 
After the war he went to work for the Town of Watertown and retired in 1982 as the Assistant Superintendent of the Department of Public Works, Watertown. Over the years, he had held membership in the Disabled American Veterans, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Burnham-Manning Post 1105, Watertown and the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Tomas Cardinal O’Fiaich Division 14, Watertown.
He died on Sunday, December 1, 2002, in Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston, after a long illness. Mr. McElroy was 82 years old.
He leaves his wife of 57 years, Agnes T. (Powers) McElroy; six children: Judith A. McElroy of Cambridge, Watertown Police Lt. Robert J. McElroy, Jr. of Millis, Marianne N. McElroy of Washington, D.C., Watertown Firefighter Kevin R. McElroy of Waltham, Brian P. McElroy of Weymouth, and Mark J. McElroy of Clinton, NY; a brother, William A. McElroy of Dennis; a sister, Ethel B. Jones of Newton; and 8 grandchildren.
A daughter, Claire D. McElroy, and a brother, Warren D. McElroy, also predeceased him.
The Funeral will be from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St., on Rte. 20, Watertown, on Thursday at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 o'clock in the Church of St. Patrick, 212 Main St., Watertown. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery.  
Calling hours will be on Wednesday, December 4th, from 4-8 PM in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home on Main St. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Assoc., PO Box 265 Burlington, MA. 01803 or to a Veterans association of your choice.
For further information, please refer to www.macdonaldrockwell.com or call 617 924 4700

Mary P. “Maureen” Short
Receptionist
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday December 4, 2002 for Ms. Mary Patricia “Maureen” Short.  Ms. Short was born and grew up in Belfast, Ireland, a daughter of the Late Edward and Annie (Molloy) Short.  She had been a resident of Watertown for over 30 years and resided in Belmont for the past 11 years.  She had been employed as a receptionist with the Blackwell Publishing Company in Malden, MA.  She enjoyed quilting and was a member of the Pequossette Quilters in Watertown.  Ms. Short died on Monday December 2, 2002 at her residence.
She was the loving sister of Patsy Short and his wife Phoebe of Belfast, Ireland, Caroline Short of Belmont, Edward Short and his wife Claire of Waltham, Bridget Delaney and her husband Sean of Watertown, John Short and his wife Robin of Aurora, CO and the late James Short formerly of Canada, Kathleen Costley formerly of Brockton and Terrance Short formerly of Watertown.  She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Ann Short of Canada; her brother-in-law Thomas Costley of Brockton and is fondly remember by her many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral Services will be held from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Wednesday at 8:00 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00 O’Clock in the Church of St. Luke 132 Lexington St., Belmont Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.  Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Memorial donations may be made in Maureen’s memory either to HealthCare Dimensions Hospice 764 Main St. Walthem, MA 02451 or the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701.
Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.  
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. Or call 617-924-4700

Katherine G. Thomas
Accountant
Funeral Services will be held on Friday November 29, 2002 for Mrs. Katherine G.  “Kay” (Sullivan) Thomas.  Mrs. Thomas was born in New London, Ct., a daughter of the late Patrick J. and Mary A. (Conway) Sullivan.  She grew up in Medford, MA and was a graduate of Medford High School.  She was retired from the Ruby Epstein Company in Newton Highlands where she had been employed for many years as an accountant.  Mrs. Thomas resided for many years in Hanson, MA and for the past 6 years she had been a resident of Concord, MA.  She died on Tuesday November 26, 2002 at the Sunbridge Care for Concord at the age of 86.
She was the wife of the late Alexander Thomas and the late Arthur N. Butler;  mother of Jerome Butler of Concord; sister of Ruth Marascia of Winchester and the late M. Patricia Sullivan; and aunt and godmother of the late John F. Marascia.  
Funeral services will be held from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald  Funeral Home in WATERTOWN SQUARE at 6 Riverside St.  (cnr.  of No. Beacon St.) Watertown on Friday at 9:00 A.M.  followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 O’Clock in the Church of St. James, 779 Fellsway, Medford. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery.  
Contributions may be made in Kay’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association 36 Cameron Ave. Cambridge, MA 02140.  
Funeral Home handicapped  accessible.  
For further info www.macdonaldrockwell.com. or call 617-924-4700.


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