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  • Obituary: Father Edward F. Doughty, former pastor in Medford

    Although he had been dealing with some serious health issues in the past months, the death on May 3 of Father Edward F. Doughty at Boston Medical Center was unexpected. The Winchester native had undergone heart surgery and was recovering slowly but steadily first at Regina Cleri Residence and then at Marian Manor in South Boston.

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  • Deacon Timothy F. Dempsey, 1980

    Deacon Timothy F. Dempsey, 1980 (May 19) in Salem. Funeral Mass celebrated May 23 at Saint Mary Church, Lynn for the husband of Julie (Aucoin) Dempsey; father of Michael, Crockett, Calif.; Christie Donohue, Southborough; and John, Washington, D.C.; and brother of Edward, Martha's Vineyard. During his diaconal ministry, he served at Sacred Heart Parish and Saint Mary Parish, Lynn. Deacon Dempsey was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Lynn.

  • Sister E. Lorraine (Lena Marie) Bilodeau, SSA

    Sister E. Lorraine (Lena Marie) Bilodeau, SSA (May 16) in Marlborough. Funeral Mass celebrated May 19 at Saint Anne Convent Chapel, Marlborough for the daughter of the late George and Lena (Laflamme) Bilodeau. During 62 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Conn.; Ill.; R.I.; Paxton and Worcester, and locally at Saint Anne Convent, Marlborough. Sister Lorraine was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Marlborough.

  • Sister Laetitia Anne (Susan) Campbell, OP

    Sister Laetitia Anne (Susan) Campbell, OP (May 19) in Saint Catherine, Ky. Funeral Mass celebrated June 9 at Sansbury Care Center Chapel, Saint Catharine, Ky. for the daughter of the late Terence and Annie (McEleney) Campbell, and sister of Terence, New Jersey. During 67 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Ill.; Ky.; Tenn.; and locally at Mount Trinity Academy, Watertown; Saint John the Baptist, Quincy; Saint Patrick, Stoneham; Immaculate Conception, Malden; Saint John's Seminary, Brighton; and Eastern Regional Superior of her congregation. Sister Laetitia Anne was buried in Saint Catharine Motherhouse Cemetery, Saint Catharine, Ky.

  • Sister Dorothy (Saint Patricia) McCarthy, CSJ

    Sister Dorothy (Saint Patricia) McCarthy, CSJ (May 19) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated May 23 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Framingham for the daughter of the late Daniel and Nora (McGlynn) McCarthy and sister of the late Msgr. Charles McCarthy and Sister Eleanor (Faustin) McCarthy, CSJ. During 71 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments at Saint Clement, Somerville; Saint Ann, Somerville; Saint Agatha, Milton; Saint Mary, Winchester; Saint Anthony of Padua, Allston; Saint Patrick, Natick; Cathedral, Boston; Mount Saint Joseph, Brighton, and Saint Columbkille, Brighton. Sister Dorothy was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Brother Labre (Arthur) Dillon, CFX

    Brother Labre (Arthur) Dillon, CFX (May 3) in Danvers. Funeral Mass celebrated May 8 at Saint John Preparatory School Chapel for the son of the late Arthur and Frances (McCauley) Dillon and brother of Patricia Cairney, Nokomis, Fla. During 65 years of religious life, Brother served in congregational assignments in Washington, D.C.; Conn.; Ind.; Ky.; Md.; N.J.; N. Mex.; N.Y.; and locally at Xaverian House, Danvers. Brother Labre was buried in the Xaverian Cemetery, Danvers.

  • Brother Cosmas (Harry) Rubencamp, CFX

    Brother Cosmas (Harry) Rubencamp, CFX (May 5) in Danvers. Funeral Mass celebrated May 10 at Saint John Preparatory School Chapel for the son of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Power) Rubencamp and brother of Bette Rappa and Susan Gilmore. During 66 years of religious life, Brother served in congregational assignments in Washington, D.C.; Maine; Md.; Va.; and locally at Xaverian House, Danvers. Brother Cosmas was buried in the Xaverian Cemetery, Danvers.

  • Sister Catherine (Theresa Gertrude) Donovan, CSJ

    Sister Catherine (Theresa Gertrude) Donovan, CSJ (May 11) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated May 17 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Framingham for the daughter of the late John and Catherine (Donovan) Donovan and sister of John Donovan. During 71 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments at Saint Columbkille, Brighton; Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Brighton; Aquinas Junior College, Milton; Saint Francis Xavier, Weymouth; and Bethany Healthcare, Framingham. Sister Catherine was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Sister Michael Mary (Dorothy) Kean, SSND

    Sister Michael Mary (Dorothy) Kean, SSND (May 9) in Wilton, Conn. Funeral Mass celebrated May at Villa Notre Dame Chapel, Wilton, Conn. for the daughter of the late Michael and Margaret (Glynn) Kean and sister of Margaret Eugene, Winchester. During 58 years of religious life, Sister, a Boston native, served in congregational assignments in Conn. and N.Y. Sister Michael Mary was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Bethel, Conn.

  • Sister Marie John (Theresa) Kelley, SCN

    Sister Marie John (Theresa) Kelley, SCN (May 8) in Louisville, Ky. Funeral Mass celebrated May 18 at Saint Vincent Church, Nazareth, Ky. for the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Connolly) Kelley. During 66 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Md.; Ohio; and Tenn.; and locally at Immaculate Conception, Newburyport; Saint Edward, Brockton; Saint Brigid, South Boston; Our Lady of Nazareth Academy, Wakefield; and Saint Stephen Priory, Dover. Sister Marie John was buried in Nazareth Cemetery, Nazareth, Ky.

  • Sister Dorothy (Marie Frances) Welch, CSJ

    Sister Dorothy (Marie Frances) Welch, CSJ (May 14) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated May 18 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Framingham for the daughter of the late William and Mary (Dolan) Welch; and sister of Frances McManus. During 65 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Conn. and locally at Keith Hall, Lowell; Gate of Heaven, South Boston; Aquinas College, Newton; Aquinas College, Milton; Merrimack Montessori, Haverhill; Saint Bernard, Concord; Saint Ann, Somerville; Gonzaga Retreat House, Gloucester; and Saint Joseph Retreat House, Cohasset. Sister Dorothy was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale.

  • Deacon Crescencio A. Cabrera, 1977

    Deacon Crescencio A. Cabrera, 1977 (Feb. 12) in Cape Coral, Fla. Funeral Mass celebrated Feb. 17 at Saint Raphael Church, Lehigh Acres, Fla. for the husband of Lourdes, Cape Coral, Fla. During his diaconal ministry he served at Saint Gabriel, Brighton and on retirement in the diocese of Venice in Florida. Deacon Cabrera was buried in Lee Memorial Park, Fort Myers, Fla.

  • Deacon Jon W. Watson, 1983

    Deacon Jon W. Watson, 1983 (Jan. 4) in Billerica. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 9 at Saint Theresa of Lisieux Church, Billerica for the husband of Helen (Caine) Watson; and father of Deborah Ithomitis, Beaufort, S. Car.; Jan, Billerica; Pamela Donovan, San Antonio, Texas; Diane Scott, Emerald Isle, N. Car.; and Lisa Flaherty, Hollis, N.H. During his diaconal ministry he served in Billerica, as well as at the Veterans' Center, Bedford. Deacon Watson was buried in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica.

  • Sister Kathleen Mary Gay, SP

    Sister Kathleen Mary Gay, SP (April 28) in Saint Mary of the Woods, Ind. Funeral Mass celebrated May 9 at Immaculate Conception Church, Saint Mary of the Woods, Ind. for the daughter of the late William and Mary (Carroll) Gay. During 72 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Ill., Ind.; Md.; N.H.; N. Car.; and locally at Saint Patrick, Stoneham and Saint Rose of Lima, Chelsea. Sister Kathleen Mary was buried in Sisters of Providence Cemetery, Saint Mary of the Woods, Ind.

  • Sister Rosenda (Mary) Gill, CSJ

    Sister Rosenda (Mary) Gill, CSJ (May 6) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated May 10 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Framingham for the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Goode) Gill; sister of the late Father Jerome Gill and Sister Mercedes Gill, CSJ. During 79 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments at Mount Saint Joseph, Brighton; Gate of Heaven, South Boston; Sacred Heart, Weymouth; Saint Thomas Aquinas, Jamaica Plain; Sacred Heart, Newton; and Regis College, Weston. Sister Rosenda was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Robert J. Corcoran

    Robert J. Corcoran (May 4) in Milton. Funeral Mass celebrated May 10 at Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Church, Hingham for the father of Robert, Medford; Gerard, South Portland, Maine; and Michael, Scituate; and brother of the late Father John Corcoran. Mr. Corcoran was buried in Saint Paul Cemetery, Hingham.

  • Lewis C. Burton

    Lewis C. Burton (May 1) in Boston. Funeral Mass celebrated May 8 at All Saints Church, Haverhill for the husband of Hortense (Archambault) Burton; and father of Father Richard T. Burton, Saint Mary Parish, Georgetown and Jeffrey, Philadelphia, Penn.; Patricia Dupre, Haverhill; and brother of Elaine Archambault Methuen. Mr. Burton was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Haverhill.

  • Gloria (Vartzelis) Melanson

    Gloria (Vartzelis) Melanson (April 24) in Beverly. Funeral Mass celebrated April 28 at Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church, Beverly for the mother of Douglas, Leigh Adams, Kathleen Faigen, and Janis Melanson; and sister of Father George D. Vartzelis, Maristhill, Waltham. Mrs. Melanson was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Salem

  • Sister Dorothy (Mary Anne Dorothy) Belanger, SSA

    Sister Dorothy (Mary Anne Dorothy) Belanger, SSA (April 28) in Marlborough. Funeral Mass celebrated May 2 at Saint Anne Convent Chapel, Marlborough for the daughter of the late Adelard and Aldora (Contois) Belanger. During 79 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Quebec; Fla.; R.I.; Ludlow; Worcester; and locally at Saint Anne Covent, Marlborough and Saint Jean Baptiste, Lynn. Sister Dorothy was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Marlborough.

  • Sister Mary Concilia (Mary) Flaherty, OSF

    Sister Mary Concilia (Mary) Flaherty, OSF (Feb. 18). Funeral Mass celebrated Feb. 23 at Saint Elizabeth Motherhouse chapel, Allegany, N.Y. for the daughter of the late John and Delia (Mannion) Flaherty and sister of Francis. During 75 years of religious lifer, Sister served in congregational assignments in, N.Y.; R.I. and locally at Saint Raphael, Medford. Sister Mary Concilia was buried in Saint Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany, N.Y.

  • Sister Marie Patrice (Mary) Garrity, SSND

    Sister Marie Patrice (Mary) Garrity, SSND (April 13) in Wilton, Conn. Funeral celebrated April 19 at Villa Notre Dame Chapel, Wilton, Conn. for the daughter of the late Patrick and Margaret (Downey) Garrity and sister of Bernadette Campbell, Norwood. During 68 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Conn.; Md.; N.J.; N.Y. and locally at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Roxbury. Sister Marie Patrice was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Bethel, Conn.

  • Sister Claire Guerin, PM

    Sister Claire Guerin, PM (April 23) in Methuen. Funeral Mass celebrated May 1 at Presentation of Mary Convent Chapel, Methuen for the daughter of the late Homer and Emma (Demers) Guerin. During her religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Maine, and locally at Presentation of Mary Academy, Methuen.

  • Sister Rose Marie Lucente, OSF

    Sister Rose Marie Lucente, OSF (April 4) in Allegany, N.Y. Funeral Mass celebrated April 4 at Saint Elizabeth Motherhouse Chapel, Allegany, N.Y. for the daughter of the late Santo and Adeline (Scioli) Lucente and sister of George, John and Richard. During 64 years of religious life, Sister, a Newton native, served in congregational assignments in Fla. and N.J. Sister Rose Marie was buried in Saint Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany, N.Y.

  • Sister Mary Clare (Florence) McMaster, OSF

    Sister Mary Clare (Florence) McMaster, OSF (March 17) in Allegany, N.Y. Funeral Mass celebrated March 22 at Saint Elizabeth Motherhouse chapel, Allegany, N.Y. for the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Martin) McMaster, and sister of Dorothy McMaster of Williamsville, N.Y. During 70 years of religious life, Sister, a Somerville native, served in congregational assignments in Bolivia; Jamaica; Fla. and N.Y. Sister Mary Clare was buried in Saint Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany, N.Y.

  • Sister Mary (Xavier Marie) Persico, SNDdeN

    Sister Mary (Xavier Marie) Persico, SNDdeN (May 1) in Ipswich. Funeral Mass celebrated May 3 at Mary Queen Chapel, Ipswich for the daughter of the late Salvatore and Amalie (Olivella) Persico. During 72 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Rome, Italy; and locally at Provincial Offices, Ipswich; Holy Rosary (Italian), Lawrence; Saint Mary of the Annunciation, Cambridge and Saint Gregory, Dorchester. Sister Mary was buried in Notre Dame Cemetery, Ipswich.

  • Sister Michael Anthony (Beatrice) Wilson, SCN

    Sister Michael Anthony (Beatrice) Wilson, SCN (May 1) in Louisville, Ky. Funeral Mass celebrate May 4 at Nazareth Home Chapel, Louisville, Ky. for the daughter of the late Albert and Adeline (Good) Wilson and sister of Adeline Ketters and May Jo Henry, both of Louisville, Ky. During 60 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Ky.; Tenn.; and locally at Most Precious Blood, Hyde Park and Saint Anne, Quincy. Sister Michael Anthony was buried in Nazareth Cemetery, Nazareth, Ky.

  • William E. Kelley

    William E. Kelley (April 23) in Beverly. Funeral Mass celebrated May 2 at Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church, Beverly for the husband of Elizabeth (Costello) Kelley and the late Ann (Campbell) Kelley; father of Janet Gjesteby, Winchester; Brenda Wolter, Washington, D.C.; and Carolyn Shea, Lynnfield; and brother of Robert, Margaret, Richard and Barbara Kelley, all of Beverly and the late Sister Ann C. Kelley, SND. Mr. Kelley was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Beverly.

  • John F. Youngclaus

    John F. Youngclaus (April 23) in Weymouth. Funeral Mass celebrated April 28 at Saint Jerome Church, Weymouth for the husband of Ann Marie (Tehan) Youngclaus; and father of Ellen, Quincy; and Julie Johnson, Warwick, R.I.; and brother of Sister Margaret Youngclaus, SND, South Boston. Mr. Youngclaus was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Weymouth.