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Obituary: Clara M. Amalfitano

AMALFITANO, Clara M. Of South Boston, died Monday, July 28. Devoted mother of Janis Mahoney, her husband Richard, of South Boston, Anthony Amalfitano of Hull, Paul Amalfitano and his wife Gail. Loving sister of Lorretta Mirisola and Mary McLeod, both of South Boston, and the late John Pacitti. Dear grandmother to nine Grandchildren and nine Great Grandchildren. Clara was also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral from the O'Brien Funeral Home, 146 Dorchester Street, South Boston, on Thursday at 9:00AM. Funeral Mass in Gate of Heaven Church at 10:00AM. Visiting hours in the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend both services. Interment will be private. In lieu of ...
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Torrid pace of luxury development leaves many neighborhoods largely untouched

30 B Street rendering. Construction cranes may be crowding some of Boston's neighborhoods, leaving areas such as Broadway, Downtown Crossing and Boylston Street in the Fenway looking like something out of a SimCity game on "cheetah" mode, but, in fact, Boston's surge of luxury housing is largely bypassing large swaths of the city. You can get an idea of what's going on by taking a look at the Zoning Board of Appeals' long Aug. 5 agenda and comparing the construction projects going before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Aug. 5 in South Boston with those in Roslindale and West Roxbury:
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Obituary: John S. Donoghue

DONOGHUE, John S., Jr. Of South Boston, July 24, 2014. Beloved husband of Dolores A. (Cashman) Donoghue. Visiting hours Monday 4-8PM. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 10:00AM in Gate of Heaven Church. Complete notice on Sunday. O'Brien Funeral Home617-269-1600
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Obituary: Patrick Joseph Kane

KANE, Patrick Joseph, "PJ" Of South Boston, born April 15, 1951 in Boston. He passed July 19, 2014. Proud father of Phillip Michael Kane. Loving grandpa to Hayden Riley Kane. Beloved son of the late Richard Paul Kane and Julia (Wells) Kane. Dear brother of Ann, Mary Jane, Kathleen, Richard, Eileen, Dianne, Denise, and Dennis. Patrick Joseph was also survived by many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews. He was a special friend to Maria Tobin. Patrick was a loyal friend to many. He was a master at working with his hands. He loved to fix things and was always working on a project. Patrick will be remembered for his kindness, generosity, compassion, and great sense ...
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Obituary: Lorraine J. Flannery

FLANNERY, Lorraine J. (Swain) Of South Boston, July 19, 2014. Beloved wife of Alfred T. Flannery Jr. Visiting hours Wednesday 3-8PM. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 10:00AM in St. Brigid Church. Complete notice on Tuesday. O'Brien Funeral Home(617) 269-1600
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Obituary: Irene T. White

WHITE, Irene T. Of South Boston, July 13, 2014. Devoted daughter of the late Edward J. and Elizabeth (Madison) White. Loving sister of Mary Folven of Lowell, the late Jean, Dorothy, Emily White and Elizabeth G. Toomey. Dear cousin of Natalie Madison. Loving aunt of Sr. Elizabeth Joseph Toomey, CSJ, Jeannette Daskey, Robert L., Edmund C., Richard J., Kevin G. Toomey, Stephen, Raymond, Brian Folven, the late Joseph F. Toomey and Rita M. Toomey. Also survived by many loving grand and great grand nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 17,2014 at 10:00AM in the Marian Manor Nursing Home Chapel. Visitation will begin at 9:00AM in the chapel foyer. (please use the Old Harbor St. ...
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Obituary: Mary E. Burke

BURKE, Mary E. (Kennedy) Of So. Boston at age of 77. Beloved wife of Don Burke. Mary Passed peacefully on July 9, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth(Donahue) Conroy. Sister of the late Patricia (Conroy) Dacey and Joseph Conroy. Mary was the mother of Robert F. of So. Boston, Theresa M. of West Roxbury, Mary E. of So. Boston, John F."Jack" & his wife Mary of So. Boston, Edward M. & his wife Colleen of So. Weymouth, Elizabeth M. (Kennedy) Beatty & her husband Roland of FL, James M. & his wife Stacy of FL & the late Joseph P. Mary is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and dear friend ...
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