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Obituary: John W. Kane

KANE, John W. Age 91, of Quincy and formerly of Stoneham, died peacefully on Monday, August 11, 2014, surrounded by his loving daughters. John was born in South Boston and raised in Stoneham. He graduated from Malden Catholic, Class of 1940, and studied post-graduate at Hebron Academy, where he pursued his love of hockey. His studies at Harvard were interrupted by four years of service in the Coast Guard during World War II. After the war, he graduated from Harvard with the Class of 1946, working his way through school with jobs as a truck driver and construction worker. After marrying his grammar school classmate and love of his life, Anna Cassidy, he worked at Shawmut Bank, earned a law ...
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Obituary: Joan B. Schneider

SCHNEIDER, Joan B. (Crosby) Age 81, of Palmetto, FL, formerly of Stoneham, August 12, 2014. Mother of Heidi Murphy of Parrish, FL, Kimberly Murphy of Clearwater, FL and Dale Murphy, Sr. of Seminole, FL. Also survived by her grandchildren, Kristen Lister of Texas, Zackery Murphy of Florida, Dale Jon Murphy, Jr. of Louisiana, Sydney Murphy of Louisiana and Isabella Aylor of Florida; a brother Donald Crosby & his wife Ann of Stoneham and nieces, Patricia Hine, Theresa Boccelli and Karen Ricci. A graveside service will be held in Lindenwood Cemetery, Montvale Ave., Stoneham on Wed., August 20th at 11 A.M. Relatives and friends invited.
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Obituary: Michelina Harrington

HARRINGTON, Michelina "Dolly" (Amoroso) 86 years of age. Of Stoneham formerly of Wakefield, August 10, 2014. Beloved wife of 64 years to Daniel R. Harrington. Devoted mother of Stephen of FL, David of NH, Daniel & wife Colleen of Andover, Mark of Salisbury & Paul of Malden. Mother-in-law of Darlene of FL. Loving Geega to Patrick, Meghan, Ryan, Kim, David & her great-grandson Carter. Beloved sister of Alfred Amoroso of Brockton & the late Anna Cultrera, Salvatore & John Amoroso. Also many nieces & nephews. Relatives & friends are invited to attend Dolly's Funeral on Thursday at 9 AM. from The Carr Funeral Home 1159 Main St., MELROSE/WAKEFIELD line. followed by her Funeral Mass in the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, ...
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Obituary: Richard J. Crosby

CROSBY, Richard J., Sr. Of Reading, formerly of Stoneham & Dennisport Aug. 10. Beloved husband of the late Theresa A. (Wells) Crosby. Loving father of Richard J. Crosby, Jr. & wife Roberta and Jo-Ann Crosby all of Reading. Grandfather of Richard Crosby, III & wife Nicole & David & Brian Crosby and great-grandfather of Lily, Richard, IV and Ella Mae Crosby. Funeral from the McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, 322 Main St., STONEHAM Thursday at 9:30 am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Athanasius Church , 300 Haverhill St., Reading at 10:30. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home Wednesday 4-8pm. Interment, Charles Lawn Cemetery. For obit/directions/guestbook, mcdonaldfs.com McDonald-Finnegan Funeral HomeStoneham781-438-0405
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Obituary: Kathleen E. Macdonald

MacDONALD, Kathleen E. Of Stoneham, formerly of Woburn, Aug. 10. Beloved daughter of the late J. Callan & Helen (McLaughlin) MacDonald. Loving sister of Robert MacDonald of Gardner, Jean Alderson of ME, Carol Lynch of Burlington, Barbara Purdy of ME & the late Elaine Williamson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham Saturday Aug. 16 at 10:00. Relatives and friends invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Kathleen's name to the Melrose Public Library, 69 W. Emerson St., Melrose, MA 02176 Attn: Children's Room. For obit/directions/guestbook mcdonaldfs.com McDonald-Finnegan Funeral HomeStoneham781-438-0405
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Obituary: Virgilio A. Pagliuca

Pagliuca, Virgilio A. "Al" In Stoneham, formerly of Revere, August 9, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Marcia F. (Rosen). Father of Marlene Guerra of Wilmington. Al was raised in a family of two brothers and seven sisters. He is survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere on Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. Veteran USCG WW II. Al served 29 years in the Merchant Marine Service. Donations in Al's memory to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV.org) would be appreciated. MagrathFuneralHome.com
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Obituary: John J. Cochrane

COCHRANE, John J. 75, of Stoneham, August 5, 2014. Husband of Marilyn (Wiseman) Jackson. Stepfather of Rev. Robert H. Jackson & his wife Carolyn of Worcester, Douglas Jackson & his wife Nancy, Richard Jackson & his wife Ruth all of Stoneham, Danny Jackson & his wife Pamela of Moltonborough, NH and Linda Phillips & her husband Anthony of Shrewsbury. Also survived by his sister Alice Ganem of Maine and many nieces and nephews. A time to express condolences will be at Anderson-Bryant Funeral Home, 4 Common St., STONEHAM, on Monday, August 11th , 4-6 P.M. with a service to be held directly following by Rev. Robert H. Jackson.
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Obituary: Leo J. Fava

FAVA, Leo J. At 92 years of age, passed away in peace on August 4, 2014, formerly of Stoneham, Tewksbury & Somerville. Beloved husband of the late Santa (Tortorella) & Rose (Costa). Devoted son of the late Joseph & Mary (DeFranzo) Fava. Loving brother of the late Roy Fava, Tina Kemski & Marie Kurtzer. After serving in the Navy in WW II Leo returned to Somerville where he married his sweetheart Rose, the couple lived a wonderful life, raised their daughters & were active in their parish, St. Williams in Tewksbury. Leo was an active member in the Holy Name Society & was a Past Grand Knight of the Francis X. Coppens Council Knights of Columbus, Tewksbury. After the tragic ...
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