Our Obituaries

John A. Thompson

December 4, 1952 - June 20, 2017

THOMPSON, John A., 64, of Dedham, former longtime resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2017. John was the beloved son of the late Arthur and Mary (MacDonald) Thompson. Loving brother of Marianne Kelly and her husband Gerard of Norwood, Frances "Tammy" DeSimone and her husband William of Melrose, and Douglas Thompson of Norwood. Devoted uncle of Brian Kelly, Kerry Ann Kelly...
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Edward T. Hynes

March 27, 1932 - June 17, 2017

HYNES, Edward T. 85, lifelong resident of Norwood, died at home Saturday morning, June 17, 2017. Son of the late Patrick and Ellen (Connelly) Hynes. Beloved husband of the late M. Barbara (Mitchell) Hynes. Devoted father of Edward M. Hynes of Walpole, Margaret "Peg" Hynes of Norwood, and the late Mary E. Nellis and her husband Thomas, and Virginia Hynes. Loving grandfather of Marissa...
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Edward E. Mousseau

November 22, 1923 - June 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Ann D. Young

August 12, 1930 - June 14, 2017

Ann D. (David) Young, 86 of Norwood, Wednesday June 14. Daughter of the late Arthur L. and Lois E. (Goddard) David. Beloved wife of Robert A. Young.Devoted mother of Jeannette Le Chevallier and her husband Joseph of CA, Suzanne Hazel and her husband Scott, and Deanna Young and her husband MarkBelanger all of AZ, and the late Richard Young. Loving grandmother of Michael and Vanessa Le Chevallier,...
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Richard E. Tierney

March 30, 1951 - June 8, 2017

Memorial contributions in memory of Rick Tierney may be made to the Norwood Military Support Group, c/o Veterans' Services, Town of Norwood, PO Box 40, Norwood, MA 02062.
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Sheila Brenda Kokoszka

June 8, 1941 - June 8, 2017

Sheila Brenda (Delaney) KOKOSZKA, age 76, of Framingham passed away unexpectedly, and all too quickly, on her birthday Thursday June 8, 2017. Daughter of the late John A. and Nora A. (Reardon) Delaney. Caring sister of the late Dolores M. Delaney. Loving wife of 53 years to Stanley L. Kokoszka. Devoted mother of Judith Hudson and her husband Linwood of Raynham, Diane Larsen and her husband...
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Catherine Compagnone

May 4, 1925 - June 8, 2017

COMPAGNONE, Catherine (Delapa), longtime Norwood resident, passed away peacefully at home on June 8, 2017 at the age of 92. Born in Dedham, she was the daughter of the late Guiseppe and Elisabetta (Denarda) Delapa and the beloved wife of the late Pasquale Compagnone. Loving mother of Salvatore Compagnone of Las Vegas, NV, Joseph Compagnone and his wife Jeanne of North Easton and Mary Compagnone...
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Michael Morton

November 16, 1953 - June 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Mary Patricia Fulton

May 6, 1929 - June 6, 2017

FULTON, Mary Patricia "Patty" (King), longtime Norwood resident, passed away peacefully on June 6, 2017. She was 88 years of age. Born in Norwood, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Dowdie) King and the beloved wife of the late Paul E. Fulton. Loving mother of Kathleen F. O'Connor and her husband John of E. Walpole, Paul E. Fulton, Jr and his wife Linda of Scituate, Susan P....
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Albert E. Fiske

March 31, 1937 - June 1, 2017

FISKE, Albert E. 80, of Norwood Thursday June 1. Son of the late William Fiske Jr. and Olive (Sandersen). Brother of Edward Fiske of CA, Lois Miller of ME, and the late William Fiske and Carolyn Baldwin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Albert was a U.S. ARMY Veteran and served for 26 years, and a member of the American Legion and the Norwood Elks, and was the proprietor of Norwood...
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David H. Sheehan

September 26, 1961 - May 30, 2017

SHEEHAN, David H. 55, lifelong resident of Norwood, Tuesday May 30. Beloved son of Anne (Green) of Canton and the late John Sheehan. Brother of Richard and his wife Rosaria of Canton, Ginny Paduano of Norwood and her late husband John, and Joseph and his wife Joyce of Walpole. Uncle of Joe, Grace, Danielle, Chelsea, Soraya, Cleusa, Odiellison, and Odar. Visiting hours Sunday June 4 in the...
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Thomas J. Packard

May 29, 2017

PACKARD, Thomas J., of Madison, AL, formerly of Norwood, passed away suddenly on May 29, 2017 at age 64. He was the beloved son of the late Henry and Helen M. (Grant) Packard, loving brother of Linda A. Roche of Centerville, James H. Packard and his wife Carroll of Madison, AL, Jean M. Viola and her husband Victor of Barnstable and Susan M. Packard and her spouse Barbara J. Bennett of Arlington....
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Louise L. Farrell

April 24, 1930 - May 28, 2017

FARRELL, Louise L. "Renee" (Ciampoli) of Stoughton, former longtime resident of Canton, passed away on May 28, 2017. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Maria (Bellafonte) Ciampoli and the beloved wife of the late Richard E. Farrell. Loving mother of Linda Bernasconi and her husband Thomas of Bellingham, Brian Farrell and his wife Ubon of Virginia, Stephen Farrell and...
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Hollirode Laurole

April 24, 1959 - May 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Joan G. Moore

October 18, 1933 - May 21, 2017

Joan (Gant) Moore, 83 of Norwood, formerly of Signal Mountain (TN) and Boynton Beach (FL), passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21. Born in Lincoln, NE, Joan was the daughter of the late George Franklin, and Jeannette Louise (Cassaday) Gant. Above all, Joan was a devoted mother who dedicated her life to the well-being of her "three boys," Edward Blake Moore, Jr., George Porter Moore, and...
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Richard J. Sansone

September 21, 1934 - May 20, 2017

SANSONE, Richard J. "Dick" Sr. 82, lifelong resident of Norwood, Saturday May 20. Son of the late Leo A. and Jennie (Potenza) Sansone. Beloved husband of Sandra (Poirier) Sansone. Devoted father of Richard J. Sansone Jr. and his wife Heather of W. Hartford CT, and William M. Sansone and his wife Jackie of Wellesley. Loving grandfather of Ayla, Brayden, and Xavier Sansone. Brother of Peter...
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Esther M. Keyes

April 2, 1917 - May 20, 2017

KEYES, Esther M. (Black) 100, of Dedham MA, Saturday May 20. Daughter of the late Patrick F. and Elizabeth (McDonnell) Black. Beloved wife of the late Neal Keyes. Devoted mother of John Keyes of Ohio, and Donald Keyes and his wife Linnea of Norwood MA. Loving grandmother of Mindy, Julianna, Patrick, Kendra, Molly, and Kevin Keyes, and seven great-grandchildren. Sister of Patrick Black of E....
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William J. Durant

July 6, 1954 - May 14, 2017

DURANT, William J. "Bill" of Walpole, formerly of Norwood and Hyde Park, born July 6, 1954 to the late Thomas D. and Anne T. (O'Neill) Durant, passed away in the presence of his beloved wife Carolyn Lee (Sinacola) Durant on Sunday, May 14th. Bill was the cherished brother to Thomas and Kevin of Norwood, Anne Marie of Concord, NH, Debra of Manchester, NH, Kathleen of Belmont, Linda of Arlington,...
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Kathryn Anne Esposito

April 10, 1950 - May 5, 2017

ESPOSITO, Kathryn Anne 67, of Norwood, Friday May 5. Complete notice to follow. Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Ronald J. Grant

October 19, 1941 - May 2, 2017

GRANT, Ronald J. "Buzz" 75, of Norwood, Tuesday May 2. Son of the late Richard and Madelyn (Lehane) Grant. Devoted father of Christopher Grant of Norwood, and A.J. Grant and his wife Kristen of Franklin. Beloved grandfather of Jayson and Katelyn Grant. Loving brother of Richard Grant and his wife Audrey of Millis, and Linda Grant and her husband Jim Harrington of Norwood. Visiting hours...
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Paul Mahoney

June 25, 1939 - May 1, 2017

As per Mr. Mahoney's wishes, services will be private.
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Paul H. Patten

November 14, 1963 - April 28, 2017

Paul H. Patten, of Johnston, RI, formerly of Stoughton, passed away on April 28, 2017. He was 53 years old. He was the son of the late Maryanne (Forest) Patten. Father of Cathleen Didick, Jacob Patten, Paul Patten, Jennie Patten, Albert Patten and Rochelle Patten. Loving friend of Melissa Weinberg. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 15th from 4:00-7:00pm, followed by a funeral service at 7...
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Helen T. Donoghue

October 19, 1929 - April 27, 2017

DONOGHUE, Helen T. (Donovan) 87, of Norwood, Thursday April 27. Daughter of the late Henry and Bridget Agnes (McGrath) Donovan. Beloved wife of the late John B. Donoghue. Devoted mother of John K. Donoghue of Brookline and W. Palm Beach FL, Nancy Donoghue and her husband Douglas Feldman of Walpole, and Brian Donoghue and his wife Andrea of Norwood. Loving grandmother of Shaun, Brianna, Liam,...
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Kevin B. Dole

May 4, 1948 - April 23, 2017

DOLE, Kevin B., MD of Flower Mound, TX, formerly of Norwood, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Boston, son of the late John V. and Dorothy J. (Mackey) Dole. Kevin was a graduate of Boston College High School, Boston College (BS Magna cum laude), and Tufts University School of Medicine. He formerly served as the Director of Pathology at the...
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Mary T. Donelan

June 26, 1925 - April 23, 2017

DONELAN, Mary (Dolan) 91, of Norwood Sunday April 23. Daughter of the late Joseph M. and Della (Kelly) Dolan. Beloved wife of the late John Donelan Sr. Mother of Joseph M. and John Donelan Jr. of Norwood. Sister of Dolores Howard and her husband Charles of N. Falmouth and the late Agnes McGuire, and Paul and Alfred Dolan. Sister in-law of Jean Dolan of Belmont. Also survived by many nieces...
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Vincent Kenney

October 4, 1952 - April 22, 2017

KENNEY, Vincent F. 64, of Norwood, Saturday April 22. Son of the late Joseph and Mildred (Lynch) Kenney. Beloved husband of Cynthia (Shapiro) Kenney. Devoted father of Melissa Benitez and her husband Manny of VA, and Andrew Kenney of Norwood. Loving grandfather of Naomi Benitez. Brother of Barbara Collins and her husband Tom of Walpole, and Judy Higham and her husband Paul of IL. Graveside...
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Nora E. Murphy

April 3, 1926 - April 21, 2017

MURPHY, Nora E. (Folan) 91, lifelong resident of Norwood, Friday April 21. Daughter of the late Peter and Nora (O'Toole) Folan. Beloved wife of the late Edward P. "Spuds" Murphy, Norwood PD. Devoted mother of Edward L. Murphy and his wife Janet of Alexandria VA, Nancy M. Quann and her husband Chris of Walpole, and Anne M. Murphy of Bellingham. Loving grandmother of Elizabeth Murphy, Hilary...
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Samuel Francis Lynch

April 4, 1934 - April 19, 2017

LYNCH, Samuel F. "Sam" 83, of Norwood, in Naples FL, Wednesday April 19. Son of the late Christopher J. and Lillian L. (Trubbiano) Lynch. Beloved husband of Beverly (Smith) Lynch. Devoted father of Karen Ortendahl of Attleboro and her late husband Kenneth, and Kenneth Lynch and his wife Michelle of Walpole. Loving grandfather of Ryan and Amanda Ortendahl, and Justin and Samuel Lynch. Brother...
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Faith K. Ofgant

August 10, 1937 - April 18, 2017

OFGANT, Faith (Keohane) 79, a lifelong resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully at home on April 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved mother of Lynn and her husband David O'Brien of Norwood, David and his wife Andrea Ofgant of Natick, Jeff and his wife Gail Ofgant of Walpole and Kyle and his wife Isabell Ofgant of Walpole. Cherished grandmother, affectionately known as Omi to...
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Eleanor M. Pinkham

April 7, 1942 - April 15, 2017

PINKHAM, Eleanor M. (Vogel) of Norwood, former longtime resident of Randolph, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2017. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Noonan) Vogel and the beloved wife of Richard A. Pinkham. Loving mother of Deborah A. Gallant and her husband Rick of Fitchburg and Cheryl A. Caliri and her husband Bruce of Pawtucket, RI. Cherished...
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Eleanor T. Concannon

September 30, 1928 - April 10, 2017

CONCANNON, Eleanor T. 88, lifelong resident of Norwood, Monday April 10. Daughter of the late Michael and Bridget (O'Flaherty) Concannon. Beloved sister of James P. Concannon of Norwood, and the late Mary Sanders, Catherine Fitzgerald, and Barbara Kelly. Loving aunt of many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews. Eleanor was a retired Payroll Supervisor for the Plymouth Rubber...
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William G. Flaherty

March 11, 1928 - April 6, 2017

FLAHERTY, William G. "Bill" 89, of Norwood, Thursday April 6. Son of the late William J. and Anne (Lydon). Beloved husband of Viola G. (Oja). Devoted father of Patricia Denehy and her husband Bill of Lithia FL, Carol Cappadona and her husband Don of Tiverton RI, William and his wife Vicki of Mansfield, Peter of Norwood, and Sheila Wein of Mansfield. Cherished grandfather of Billy, Jimmy,...
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Rose Marie Foley

March 2, 1934 - April 6, 2017

FOLEY, Rose Marie (Doherty) 82, of Norwood, Thursday April 6. Complete notice to follow. Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Natalie M. Clancy

June 12, 1925 - April 5, 2017

CLANCY, Natalie Margaret (Goodwin) 91, of Norwood, Wednesday April 5. Daughter of the late Edward and Mae Goodwin. Beloved wife of the late Thomas W. Clancy Sr. Devoted mother of Thomas W. Clancy Jr. of Norwood, and the late Stephen J. Clancy. Graveside service Thursday April 13, at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 11 o'clock. Arrangements by Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole...
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George W. Siwicke

February 20, 1923 - April 2, 2017

SIWICKE, George W., a longtime resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully April 2, 2017. Born on February 20, 1923 in Boston, the son of the late John and Martha Siwicke. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn H. (Powers) Siwicke, who passed away in 2014. Loving mother of Brian Siwicke of Norwood; brother of the late Nancy Kish and John Siwicke. Mr. Siwicke was a graduate of Boston University and...
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Krystal R. Boswell

November 26, 1987 - April 1, 2017

BOSWELL, Krystal R. 29, of Fall River and formerly of Norwood, died tragically on Saturday April 1. Beloved daughter of Judy Boswell of Easton and Mark Briggs of Norwood. Loving Granddaughter of Tom Boswell, and Lawrence and Barbara Briggs. Also survived by many other relatives and friends. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, April 14th from 2 - 7 in the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole...
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Dennis P. O'Leary

November 21, 1940 - March 24, 2017

O'LEARY, Dennis P., Jr. of Norwood died peacefully on March 24, 2017 at Brigham and Women's Hospital surrounded by loving family. Son of the late Attorney Dennis P. and Leah C. O'Leary, Dennis was predeceased by his younger brother Ralph L. Dear brother of Leah C. O'Leary, Martha B. Angelo and her husband Paul of Norwood. Also survived by cherished nieces and their spouses, Darcey C. Angelo ...
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Samuel L. Arscott

December 15, 1922 - March 21, 2017

ARSCOTT, Samuel L. 94, of Norwood, Tuesday March 21. Son of the late Samuel and Grace (Nyhan) Arscott. Beloved husband of the late Mary V. (Doyle). Devoted father of Richard B. and his wife Deborah of Dedham, Kevin N. and his wife Mary of W. Babylon NY, the late Frederick W. and his wife Carol (Bartlett), who survives. Loving grandfather of Daniel, Laura, Jeffrey, Rebecca, Leigh, and Dean...
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Alma M. O'Rourke

October 12, 1939 - March 17, 2017

O'ROURKE, Alma M. "Sis" (Dorgan) 77, of Norwood, Friday March 17. Daughter of the late John F. and Delima M. (Talbot) Dorgan. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. O'Rourke. Devoted mother of Patricia M. Curran of Randolph, Thomas J. and his wife Jeanne, and John F. and his wife Gina, all of Norwood, and Daniel P. and his wife Cari of Spring Hill FL. Loving grandmother of 16...
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Gena Zolla

October 14, 1923 - March 16, 2017

ZOLLA, Gena R. (Tunno) 93, of Walpole and formerly of Norwood, Thursday March 16. Daughter of the late Malfred and Mary (Chiappetta) Tunno. Beloved wife of the late Joseph D. Zolla. Devoted mother of Christine Ralton of Marshfield, Arlene Zolla of Walpole, Joseph D. Zolla III and his wife Deborah of Plainville, and the late Marilyn Zolla. Loving grandmother of Jonathan Ralton, and Nicholas...
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Rosalie M. Barbato

August 9, 1927 - March 10, 2017

BARBATO, Rosalie M. (Mullen) 89, of Walpole and formerly of Norwood, Friday March 10. Beloved wife of the late Carmen "Carmine" J. Barbato. Devoted mother of Lori (Loretta M.) Glover and her husband Joseph of Hopkinton, Carolyn J. Mich and her husband Joseph of Walpole and Louis J. Barbato and his wife Donna of Franklin. Loving grandmother of Samuel and Jacob Glover, Kristen and Peter Mich,...
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James J. Cleary

May 10, 1941 - March 8, 2017

CLEARY, James J. "Jim" 75 of Hopkinton and formerly of Jamaica Plain, Wednesday March 8. Son of the late Harold and Marion (Chalifoux) Cleary. Beloved husband of Marie J. (Gugliotta) Cleary. Devoted father of Priscilla C. Hutchinson and her husband Thomas, Gregory P. Cleary, and Todd E. Cleary and his wife Pam all of Buckatunna MS, and Cheryl-Ann C. Riggin and her husband Eric of Hopedale. ...
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Ann B. Woodland

November 5, 1937 - March 4, 2017

Per Ann's wishes, her services will be held privately for her family only.
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Dorothy W. Benjamin

February 5, 1956 - February 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Virginia S. Lyons

November 13, 1933 - February 25, 2017

LYONS, Virginia (Sanderson), 83 of Norwood, Saturday February 25. Daughter of the late Dudley and Lettie (Dunn) Sanderson. Beloved wife of Gerald Lyons. Devoted mother of Elizabeth Meade and her husband Nicholas of West Falmouth, Doug Lyons and his wife Deanna of Maynard, Matthew Lyons of Boston, and Sarah Canelli and her husband Peter of Darien CT. Loving grandmother to Jocelyn, Lindsey and...
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Colleen M. Trainor

October 29, 1927 - February 17, 2017

TRAINOR, Colleen (Browne) of Walpole, formerly of Westwood, passed away on Friday February 17, 2017, at the age of 89. She was born in Chicago, IL, daughter of the late George E. Browne and Margaret (Nicholson) Browne. She attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and later in life obtained an Associate degree from Norwalk Community College. She was the beloved wife of the late...
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Catherine L. Pope

October 14, 1935 - February 17, 2017

POPE, Catherine L. (Bachofner), 81 of Norwood, Friday February 17. Daughter of the late Frederick M. and Catherine (Madden) Bachofner. Beloved mother of Frederick Pope and his wife Krisan of Norton, and Laura Roberts and her husband Michael of Attleboro. Loving grandmother of Ashley Roberts, and Trevor and Caroline Pope. Sister of the late Frederick M. Bachofner and his surviving wife Alicia...
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Florence Muldoon

January 5, 1928 - February 15, 2017

MULDOON, Florence C. 89, of Norwood, Wednesday February 15. Daughter of the late Patrick and Irene (Cawley) Muldoon. Sister of Irene Diahill of Venice FL, Mary Gaughan of N. Dartmouth, and the late Patricia Travers. Aunt of Michael Travers, Kathi Gaughan, Richard Gaughan and his wife Janice, Patrick Gaughan and his wife Valerie, and Fr. Thomas Gaughan. Great Aunt of PJ, Justin and Colin...
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Robert B. Woodland

November 18, 1936 - February 14, 2017

Per Bob's wishes, his services will be held privately for his family only.
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Catherine L. Galley

November 21, 1921 - February 13, 2017

GALLEY, Catherine Louise (Manning), 95, of Norwood, formerly of Walpole and Dorchester, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2017. Raised and educated in Dorchester, she was a graduate of Dorchester High School, class of 1938. Daughter of the late John and Helen Manning; beloved wife of the late William J. Galley; loving mother of Stephen Galley of CA, Mark Galley of NJ, and the late...
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Antanette C. Notarangelo

December 5, 1926 - February 11, 2017

NOTARANGELO, Antanette C. 90, lifelong resident of Norwood, Saturday February 11. Daughter of the late Lorenzo and Celeste (Poce) Notarangelo. Dear sister of the late Donata Magnani, Caroline Bullock, Mary Angellis, Joan Purpura, and Michael Notarangelo. Beloved aunt of many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and nephews, and great-grand nieces and nephews. Antanette was a 1944 graduate of Norwood...
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Viola M. Cattafe

March 2, 1930 - February 9, 2017

CATTAFE, Viola "Vye" (Persechino) 86, of Norwood, Thursday February 9. Daughter of the late Natalino and Maria (DiVincenzo) Persechino. Beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Cattafe Sr. Devoted mother of Joseph S. Cattafe, Jr. and his wife Colleen of NJ, and Michael Cattafe and his wife, Diana of Concord. Loving grandmother of Connor, Brian, Anna and Isabela Cattafe. Dear sister of Joseph...
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Maureen E. Adams

April 25, 1960 - February 4, 2017

Maureen Clancy Adams, age 56, died on February 4, 2017. A resident of Walpole, she was born in South Weymouth on April 25, 1960, and grew up on Cape Cod. Maureen was the oldest daughter of James A. Clancy of Centerville and the late Mary Adams Clancy. Maureen graduated in 1978 from Barnstable High School. She attended Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable and Bentley University in...
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Cheryl T. Beauford

October 19, 1948 - February 2, 2017

BEAUFORD, Cheryl T. (Sparks) of Norwood, formerly of Marietta, GA, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2017 following a long illness. Beloved daughter of Harold and Rita (Melanson) Sparks of E. Falmouth; loving wife of the late Ronald Beauford; devoted sister of Gary Sparks and his wife Betty of Norwood; cherished aunt of Sean Sparks and his wife Amy of Norfolk and Scott Sparks and his wife...
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Marie G. O'Donnell

October 4, 1926 - February 2, 2017

O'DONNELL, Marie G. (Gulla) 90, of Norwood, Thursday February 2. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. O'Donnell. Mother of Anne M. Houle and her husband John of FL, Brian F. O'Donnell and his wife Julie of North Reading and the late Paul O'Donnell and his surviving wife Linda P. O'Donnell of NH. Grandmother of Brian Houle of Hingham, John Houle of VA, Conor O'Donnell of NH, Robert, Margaret, and...
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Clara R. Shelton

August 19, 1927 - January 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Lillian E. Gustafson

December 30, 1924 - January 20, 2017

GUSTAFSON, Lillan E. (Johnson), lifelong resident of Norwood, in her 93rd year, Friday, January 20. Beloved daughter of the late Erik and Ellen (Bamberg) Johnson. Devoted mother of Elaine of Walpole. Grandmother of Adam Fallon. Great-grandmother of Brody and Cameron Fallon. Sister of the late Harold, Edward, and Herbert Johnson, and Beatrice Masterson. Also survived by many nieces, nephews,...
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Matthew P. Folan

March 13, 1920 - January 20, 2017

FOLAN, Matthew P., lifelong resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2017 at age 96. Born in Norwood, he was the son of the late Peter and Nora (O'Toole) Folan. Matt was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II as a forward observer with the 26th Infantry Yankee Division. He co-owned and operated the High Street Market in Westwood and Shurfine Market in Norwood for many...
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Agnes T. Bosco

November 23, 1942 - January 19, 2017

BOSCO, Agnes Theresa (Garrison) of Walpole, formerly of Norwood, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2017 at age 74. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Bridget (Ensko) Garrison. Agnes worked for Polaroid in Norwood for many years. Beloved mother of Theresa Bosco of Greenville, CA, Richard Bosco and his wife Stacy of Reno, NV, and Anthony Bosco of Reno, NV. Dear...
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Lenora M. Crimmins

April 16, 1944 - January 16, 2017

CRIMMINS, Lenora M. "Lennie" (Lull) 72, of Norwood, Monday January 16, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John "Jack" Crimmins. Loving mother of Jacquelyn Disharoon of Norwood, John J. Crimmins III and his wife Ana of Riverside RI, and the late Brenda L. Crimmins. Grandmother of Elizabeth Downing, Kaylee Crimmins, Jack Disharoon, and Joey and Josh Sousa. Great-grandmother of Tyler Downing. ...
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Edward J. Lopez

August 29, 1923 - January 12, 2017

LOPEZ, Edward J. "Ed" 93 of Norwood and formerly of Newton for over 85 years, Thursday January 12. Son of the late Stephen and Rose (Iacono) Lopez. Beloved husband of 49 years of the late Catherine E. (Larkin) Lopez. Devoted father of Edward J. Lopez Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Fairfield NJ, James G. Lopez and his wife Karen of Norwood, Rosemarie L. Meehan and her husband Ronald of Norwood,...
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Dennis E. Drapeau

February 25, 1961 - January 9, 2017

Dennis Drapeau lost his battle with Parkinson's Disease on Monday January 9th at his home in Norwood after a long and painful battle with Parkinson's and Diabetes. He was 55 years young. He is survived by his brother Robert of Hong Kong and Robert's wife Jocelyn of Malaysia, and their two children; Mei Xi Drapeau 14, and Jonathan Drapeau 16. Dennis was born on February 25th, 1961 to...
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Milton Conrad Schmidt

March 5, 1918 - January 4, 2017

SCHMIDT, Milton Conrad "Milt", retired player, coach and general manager of the Boston Bruins, of Westwood, formerly of Needham and Dover, passed away on January 4, 2017 at age 98. Beloved husband of 53 years to the late Marie (Petersen) Schmidt, whom passed away in 1999. Loving father of Nancy Marie Sommer and her husband George of New Smyrna Beach, FL and Milton Conrad Schmidt, Jr. and his...
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John W. Hayes

November 8, 1950 - December 24, 2016

HAYES, John W. of Quincy, formerly of Norwood, passed away unexpectedly on December 24, 2016 at age 66.Born in Norwood, John was a graduate of Norwood High School, class of 1969. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 25 years of service and was an avid fan of all New England sports. Beloved son of the late John P. and Mary D. (White) Hayes; loving brother of Dorothy Fontana and her...
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Sandra J. Callahan

December 8, 1946 - December 22, 2016

CALLAHAN, Sandra J. (Nelson), longtime Norwood resident, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2016. Sandra's passion was her family. Spending time with her grandchildren brought her tremendous joy. She also enjoyed time in Cape Cod and the coast of Maine. Sandra's favorite place to be was on her front porch beside her husband. Beloved wife of Richard P. Callahan; loving mother of...
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Fred H. Verbeck

December 10, 1929 - December 20, 2016

Interment will be held in the Spring in the Massachusetts National Cemetery at a date and time to be announced.
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Paul J. Abely

November 2, 1938 - December 16, 2016

ABELY, Paul J. Sr., 78 of Norwood, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Friday, December 16, 2016. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. As well as brother, uncle and friend to many. Paul was a lifelong resident of Norwood. The son of the late Joseph and Helena (Woodburn) Abely, he was the brother of Joseph and his wife Ann, the late Richard...
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Mary Glynn

October 12, 1923 - December 13, 2016

GLYNN, Mary (Kelleher) 93, of San Diego CA and formerly of Norwood, Tuesday December 13. Daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Margaret (Lunney) Kelleher. Beloved wife of 54 years of the late John Glynn. Devoted mother of Paul Glynn and his wife Debbie of Walpole, John Glynn of Burlington, Kevin Glynn and his wife Valerie of Middleborough, Mary Ann Glynn of San Diego CA, and Eileen Glynn and...
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Thomas E. Folan

March 10, 1936 - December 11, 2016

Thomas E. "Duke" Folan died Sunday December 11, he was 80 years old. A lifelong Norwood resident, Duke was born March 10th 1936 at Norwood Hospital, attended St. Catherine's and Norwood High School, graduating in 1954. Duke served honorably in the United States Air Force, spending most of his time as a crew member on B-52s. Duke was the longtime owner of the Norwood institution known as...
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Violet Summers Foster

August 25, 1930 - December 11, 2016

Violet Summers Foster, of Walpole, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Arthur W. Foster, Jr. Loving mother of Katrina Joseph and her husband Casper of Walpole, Kwah Waadabi of Portland, OR and Allison Foster of Titusville, FL. Cherished grandmother of Kirsten Joseph, Casper Joseph III, Aiyanna Foster, Oshinnah Foster, Michael Donaldson, Christopher Joseph,...
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Francis Manus Fullerton

June 24, 1929 - December 8, 2016

FULLERTON, Francis Manus "Frank" 87, of Norwood, Thursday December 8. Son of the late William and Mary (Doherty) Fullerton. Beloved husband of 63 years of Rosemary (Mooney) Fullerton. Devoted father of Linda Boyer and her husband Raymond of Bellingham, Stephen Fullerton of Portsmouth RI, Lisa Fullerton O'Brien and her husband Kevin of Sudbury, and John Fullerton and his wife Nancy of Mansfield...
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Shirley Marie Ghostlaw

August 31, 1935 - December 5, 2016

GHOSTLAW, Shirley Marie (Sprague) 81 of Norwood, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on Monday December 5. Born in Hyde Park, she was a daughter of the late Robert Sprague who was born in Maine, and Margaret (Kelly) Sprague who was born in Brideswell, Roscommon Ireland. She was the beloved wife of 56 years of Ernest W. Ghostlaw. Devoted mother of Glenn Ghostlaw and his...
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Geraldine Flynn

June 18, 1919 - December 3, 2016

FLYNN, Geraldine (Pickard) 97 of Norwood and Seabrook Beach NH, died at home Saturday, December 3 in the care of her family. Born in Seabrook Beach, NH and raised in Newton Centre, she was a daughter of the late Greenleaf Whittier and Helen (Liston) Pickard. Beloved wife of the late John H. Flynn, Jr. Devoted mother of Christopher Flynn and his wife Nancy of Mansfield, Maura Fabiani and her...
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Carlton P. Cummings, Jr.

September 1, 1944 - November 28, 2016

CUMMINGS, Carlton P. Jr., "Bud", 72 of Norwood, Monday November 28. Loving Son of Orilla (Thibodeau) Cummings of Weymouth and the late Carlton P. Cummings Sr. Beloved husband of 43 years of Ninette (Pantano) Cummings. Devoted father of Carlton P. Cummings III and his wife Faith Lorance of Walpole, and Gina-Marie Cummings and her husband Chris Johnson of Norwood. Adoring grandfather of Acadia...
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Gina A. Wright

February 6, 1928 - November 26, 2016

Gina Amanda (DiDonato) Wright, of Norwood, formerly of Roslindale and the North End of Boston, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2016. She was 88. Mrs. Wright was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Stephen and Maria (Scardella) DiDonato and the beloved wife of the late Arthur Wright. Loving mother of Jean Bennett and her late husband Ray of Stoughton, Arthur Wright and his wife...
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Helen M. Azar

August 21, 1928 - November 21, 2016

Helen (Lotfy) Azar, of Arlington, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge following a brief illness. Formerly of Allston and Medway, she was 88 and the beloved wife of the late George C. Azar. Born in Medway August 21, 1928, she was the daughter of the late George and Sarah (Shamy) Lotfy. After graduating from high school she took a position with Liberty Mutual...
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Louis C. Wilmot

November 13, 1925 - November 21, 2016

WILMOT, Louis C., of Norwood, died November 21, 2016. Mr. Wilmot was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II.Beloved husband of Alice (Barreira) Wilmot; father of Peter Wilmot of Wrentham, Christine Hellberg of Spokane, WA, Diane Wilmot of Quincy, Susan Wilmot of Gardner, KS; step-father of Arthur Tallini of Attleboro. He is also survived by four grandchildren. A private inurnment will be...
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Susan M. Dyer

December 26, 1934 - November 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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Doris Bryant

October 4, 1943 - November 17, 2016

BRYANT, Doris (Schofield) 73 of Dedham and formerly of Canton, Thursday November 17. Daughter of the late Lewis A. and Louise (Davenport) Schofield. Devoted mother of Rebecca Bryant and her partner Simon Wheeler of London England, Alan Bryant and his wife Kerri of Walpole, and Andrew "Andy" Bryant and his fiancée Chelsea Calhoun of Philadelphia PA. Loving grandmother of Liam and Alice...
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Wallace M. Jakielaszek

September 5, 1918 - November 17, 2016

JAKIELASZEK, Wallace M. "Jack" of Norwood, and formerly of So. Boston, Roslindale, and Weymouth passed gracefully unto the care of Our Father after 98 years of service Thursday, November 17. Born in Depew, NY he was a son of the late Michael and Katherine (Klutz) Jakielaszek. Jack proudly served his beloved United States of America during WWII with the US ARMY as a Staff Sergeant with the Third...
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Hugo Zore

May 15, 1924 - November 16, 2016

ZORE, Hugo 92 of Roslindale Wednesday November 16. Son of the late Ferdinand and Josefa Zore. Beloved husband of 68 years of Maria (Filopova) Zore. Father of Radica Parker and her husband Robert of Walpole. Grandfather of Natalie Callahan and her husband Michael of Rockland, Elizabeth Kratzer and her husband Robert of Foxboro, and Christine Parker of Walpole. Great-grandfather of Meghan...
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Gretchen L. Kenny

December 17, 1936 - November 10, 2016

KENNY, Gretchen L. (Wylie), longtime Norwood resident, passed away peacefully on November 10, 2016. Gretchen was a graduate of Hyde Park High School class of 1954, Boston State Teachers College class of 1958 and worked for many years for the Norwood Public Schools. Beloved wife of the late William P. Kenny; loving mother of Nora Glynn and her husband Robert of Norwood, Tricia Clifford and her...
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Francis M. Connolly

October 23, 1928 - November 2, 2016

CONNOLLY, Francis M. 88 of Norwood, formerly of Brookline, passed away peacefully at home, on November 2, 2016. Son of the late Michael F. and Mary L. (Gallagher) Connolly. Beloved husband of Mary L. (Quinton) Connolly. Devoted father of Michael F. Connolly of Norwood, Paula G. Glossa and her husband John, and Terrence J. Connolly and his wife Lori all of Walpole, and Brenda E. Usina and her...
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Floyd J. Cormier

September 12, 1921 - October 29, 2016

CORMIER, Floyd J. longtime Norwood resident, formerly of Cotuit, MA, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2016. Born and raised in Gueydan, LA, Floyd was very proud of his Cajun heritage. He was a U.S. Army career veteran, serving in World War II and the Korean War. Beloved husband of Ruth M. (Leahy) Cormier; loving father of Kathleen Curran and her husband Stephen of Wrentham, Mary Hogan...
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Margaret O'Rourke

December 21, 1932 - October 24, 2016

All services are private.Arrangements under the direction of Gillooly Funeral Home, Norwood, MA.
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John A. Kaiser

January 31, 1943 - October 13, 2016

KAISER, John A., 73 of West Roxbury, Thursday October 13, after a several month long battle with gall bladder cancer. Survived by his loving daughter Victoria Leahy and her husband James, and grandchildren Stephanie, Katherine, and James all of Weymouth. He was the brother of Elizabeth Lescault of Warren RI, and James Kaiser of Norwood, and the uncle of Cheryl and Mark. John was a Vietnam ARMY...
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Eleanor Evdokimoff

August 14, 1919 - October 7, 2016

EVDOKIMOFF, Eleanor (Krugley) 97 of Needham and formerly of Norwood, Friday October 7. Daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Salashinski) Krugley. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas V. Evdokimoff. Devoted mother of Victor Evdokimoff and Eleanor "Ella" DeKoster and her husband Alexander. Sister of Dorothy Lumsden, and the late Vera Wallace, Alexander Krugley, and Muriel Burdette. Loving...
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Marie C. McLaughlin

May 9, 1934 - October 5, 2016

McLAUGHLIN, Marie C. (Campanella) 82 of Plymouth, and formerly of Jamaica Plain, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday October 5. Daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche (Peters) Campanella. Beloved companion of over 20 years of William H. Koutrouba. Devoted mother of John J. McLaughlin Jr. and his wife Mary Kay of Scituate, Dianne M. McLaughlin of Norwood, Annemarie...
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Mark S. Waite

July 7, 1961 - October 3, 2016

Mark S. Waite, longtime Dedham resident, passed away on October 3, 2016. He was 55 years of age. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Monday, October 17th at 10:00am in Highland Cemetery, 320 Winter Street, Norwood. All are welcome.
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Mario A. Iafolla

October 19, 1922 - October 2, 2016

IAFOLLA, Mario A., 93 of Norwood, Sunday October 2. Son of the late Antonio and Catarina (Gallo) Iafolla. Beloved husband of 60 years of the late Lena T. (Lanzoni) Iafolla. Devoted father of Allen Iafolla of No. Attleboro. Brother of the late Henry, Curley, Pat, Nina, and Peter Iafolla, Polly Palson, Theresa Proccacini, and Helen Capone. Brother-in-law of Palma Lucy Iafolla of Holliston, and...
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Christopher T. Flynn

November 5, 1980 - October 2, 2016

FLYNN, Christopher T. "Chris" "Flynny" 35, of Norwood and formerly of Plymouth, Sunday October 2, after a courageous six month battle with colon and liver cancer. Loving Son of Thomas E. and Donna (Sheehan) Flynn of Plymouth. Beloved husband of eight years of Suzanne (Scollins) Flynn. Devoted and loving father of Thomas and Molly Flynn. Brother of Debra Gearon and her husband Brian of...
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George Roy Augenstene

November 24, 1929 - September 29, 2016

AUGENSTENE, George R. Jr. 86 of Norwood, Thursday September 29. Son of the late George and Hazel (Bower) Augenstene. Beloved husband of Elizabeth A. (Hurley) Augenstene. Devoted father of Sandra McDonough of Walpole and her late husband David, Gail Caprarella and her husband Robert of Norfolk, George Augenstene and his wife Brenda of Norwood, and Joanne Mitiguy and her husband Edmund of No....
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Marie T. DeMayo

July 12, 1928 - September 29, 2016

DE MAYO, Marie T. (Golden) 88 of Norwood, Thursday September 29. Daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Burke) Golden. Beloved wife of the late Anthony F. DeMayo. Devoted mother of Jean Marie Shea and her husband Paul of Norton, and Maribeth Keane and her husband John of Attleboro. Loving grandmother of Emma Marie Keane. Sister of Eleanor Winstrom and her husband William of Norwood, and the...
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Jacqueline Wynne

October 25, 1945 - September 26, 2016

Jacqueline Wynne, age 70, of Norwood died peacefully in her home on Monday September 26. She was a daughter of the late John and Mary (McDermott) Wynne. Jackie was a graduate of Ursuline Academy and Suffolk University. For several years she taught at South Boston High School and Boston Business School. The remainder of her work life was as Assistant Town Treasurer of the Town of Norwood. She...
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Miriam B. Willis

February 27, 1923 - September 24, 2016

WILLIS, Miriam (Bell), 93 Of Norwood, Saturday September 24. Beloved wife of the late David Sumner Willis. Devoted mother of Daniel S. Willis of Norwood and his late wife Mary Ellen. Cherished grandmother of Christopher S. Willis of Winthrop, and Timothy J. Willis and his wife Martha of Dorchester. Loving great-grandmother of Joshua S., Maizy C., Ryan P., and Matthew J. Willis. Also survived...
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Mary M. Howley

October 29, 1941 - September 24, 2016

HOWLEY, Mary Margaret (Curran), 74 of Norwood, Saturday September 24. Daughter of the late Vincent T. and Mary M. (Lyons) Curran. Beloved wife of 47 years of John H. Howley Sr. Devoted mother of Mary Preston and her fiancée Steven Foley of Wareham, and John H. Howley Jr. and his wife Isa of Dedham. Loving grandmother of James, Colleen, and Bridget Preston, and Evan and Naomi Howley. ...
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Charles Stephen McNamee

November 27, 1937 - September 23, 2016

McNamee, Charles S., 78 yrs., of Scituate MA; formerly of Norwood, MA. Charles S. McNamee, retired teacher, former monk, beloved father and grandfather, and dear friend to many, died on September 23, 2016 at his home in Scituate with his children by his side, following a lengthy illness. Charlie - known as Bing to older friends and family and as Mr. Mac to legion of students and colleagues -...
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Jennie Patricia Ippoliti

August 19, 1925 - September 22, 2016

IPPOLITI, Jennie Patricia (Palmerini) 91, died peacefully on September 22, 2016 at the St. Raphael's Campus in New Haven CT. She was the beloved wife of the late Renzo A. Ippoliti. She was born in Norwood, MA on August 19, 1925, daughter of the late Henry P. and Mary (Falcone) Palmerini. She lived in Norwood for the greater part of her life, but for the last 7 years she lived with her devoted...
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Minyui Hsin

March 29, 1925 - September 20, 2016

HSIN, Minyui (Lu), 91 of Sharon, Tuesday September 20. Funeral Saturday September 24 in the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St. (Rt. 1A) NORWOOD at 10:30 AM. Interment Private.
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William M. Griffin

January 26, 1935 - September 17, 2016

GRIFFIN, William M., longtime resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2016. He was 81. Born in Springfield, MA, he was the son of the late John F. and Helen (Kenney) Griffin and the beloved husband of Carolyn L. (Martin) Griffin. Mr. Griffin served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Bill was born in Springfield and also lived in Cambridge and Revere during his...
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