Obituary: John J. Shaughnessy, local contractor and philanthropist
By Pilot StaffPosted: 12/6/2013
He really did not like the limelight, even less did he like praise and acknowledgement for any of his many good works. And as many of those good works that were public and well known, there are many more quieter and less known.
Obituary: Father Charles Logue, former Army chaplain and Quincy pastor
By Pilot StaffPosted: 11/22/2013
A Boston native where he was born on Jan. 9, 1924 and a priest of the archdiocese since his ordination on May 6, 1948, Father Charles D. Logue died at Cape Heritage Nursing Care, Sandwich on Nov. 10. He was 89.
Obituary: Msgr. William Forster, former Roman seminary official and Everett pastor
By Pilot StaffPosted: 11/8/2013
West Regional Bishop Walter Edyvean was the principal celebrant of the Funeral Mass for Msgr. William J. Forster on Oct. 28 at Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, Waltham. The bishop had been at Rome's Pontifical North American College while a student at the Gregorian University preparing for the priesthood, while Msgr. Forster had been the economo or business manager of the seminary.
Father John F. Devane, SJPosted: 11/29/2013
Father John F. Devane, SJ (Nov. 21) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 27 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston for the son of the late Mark and Bridget (Shea) Devane and brother of Mark, Natick, and Mary, Framingham. During 61 years of priestly ministry in the Society of Jesus, Father served in assignments of the Jesuitsf New England Province. Father Devane was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.
Father George B. Murray, SJPosted: 11/22/2013
Father George B. Murray, SJ (Nov. 18) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 22 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston for the son of the late George and Dolores (Shiffer) Murray. During almost 50 years of priestly life he served in assignments of the Detroit and New England Provinces of the Jesuits, most recently as Director of Psychiatric Services at Massachusetts General Hospital. Father Murray was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.
Sister Mary (Clarina) McDonnell, CSJPosted: 11/22/2013
Sister Mary (Clarina) McDonnell, CSJ (Nov. 17) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 19 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Framingham for the daughter of the late John and Gertrude (Duggan) McDonnell. During 70 years of religious life Sister served in congregational assignments in N. Mex.; and locally at Saint Columbkille, Brighton; Saint John the Evangelist, Swampscott; Saint Ann, Dorchester; Immaculate Conception, Everett; Saint Joseph, Lynn; Saint Mary, Marlborough and Bethany Healthcare, Framingham. Sister Mary was buried in Saint Stephen Cemetery, Framingham.
Sister Denise (Elizabeth) Simms, DCPosted: 11/22/2013
Sister Denise (Elizabeth) Simms, DC (Nov. 12) in Emmitsburg, Md. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 16 at the Basilica of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Emmitsburg, Md. for the daughter of the late John and Mary (Shorter) Simms and sisters of the late Sister Genevieve, DC; Sister Mary Magdalen, DC; and Sister Mary Edith, OSF. During 84 years of religious life Sister served in congregational assignments in France; Washington, D.C.; Md.; N.Y.; Va.; and locally at Laboure Center, Boston. Sister Denise was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Emmitsburg, Md.
Doctor Stephen T. ConwayPosted: 11/22/2013
Doctor Stephen T. Conway (Nov. 18) in Bedford, N.H. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 22 at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Bedford, N.H. for the husband of Lorraine (Festa) Conway; father of Stephen, Windham, N.H.; Christopher, Providence, R.I.; Anne, and Emily Carleton both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and brother of Father Richard Conway, Saint Ambrose, Dorchester; Doctor James, Manchester, N.H.; Michael, Needham; Sister Ellen (Mary Pedro) SMSM, Waltham; and Mary Stewart, Framingham. Committal services will be private.
John D. SheehanPosted: 11/22/2013
John D. Sheehan (Nov. 17) in Weymouth. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 21 at Saint Jerome Church, Weymouth for the husband of Geri (OfKeefe) Sheehan, Weymouth; and father of Margaret Norton, John, and Michael all of Weymouth; Marc, Quincy; Craig, Marshfield; and brother of Kathryn Hughes, Weymouth. Mr. Sheehan served as Associate Superintendent of Schools of the archdiocese. He was buried in Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth.
Father Richard J. LeClair, CSSpPosted: 11/15/2013
Father Richard J. LeClair, CSSp (Nov. 6) in Pittsburgh, Penn. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 8 at Spiritan Center Chapel, Bethel Park, Penn for the brother of Constance LaBarre, Monponsett. During 62 years of priestly ministry he served in Nigeria, Fla. and Penn. Father LeClair was buried in the Spiritan Cemetery, Bensalem, Penn.
Father Robert E. McNultyPosted: 11/15/2013
Father Robert E. McNulty (Nov. 8) in Marshfield. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 13 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Marshfield for the son of the late John and Ellen (Gallagher) McNulty and brother of David, Bourne. During 57 years of priestly ministry, he served in various assignments of the Norwich diocese for which the Boston native had been ordained on Feb. 2, 1956. Father McNulty was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Boston.
Father Charles D. LoguePosted: 11/15/2013
Father Charles D. Logue (Nov. 10) in Sandwich. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 15 at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Halifax for the son of the late Charles and Mary (Connolly) Logue. He was ordained in 1948 and served in archdiocesan parishes and as an Army Chaplain. Father Logue was buried in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Father Loguefs obituary will be in the Nov. 22 issue of The Pilot.
Brother Bernard Philpott, CFXPosted: 11/15/2013
Brother Bernard Philpott, CFX (Oct. 31) in Waltham. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 6 at Saint John Preparatory School Chapel, Danvers for the son of the late William and Dorothy Philpott. During more than 60 years of religious life he served in congregational assignments in England; Md. and as vicar general and then assistant to the superior general of the Xaverian Brothers. Brother Bernard was buried in the Xaverian Brothers Cemetery, Danvers.
Brother Robert Sullivan, CFXPosted: 11/15/2013
Brother Robert Sullivan, CFX (Nov. 9) in Melrose. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 16 at Saint Richard of Chichester Church, Danvers for the son of the late Robert and Clare (Rodgers) Sullivan and brother of Margaret Eisenhauer, Stoneham; Virginia Wilson, North Andover; and Donald, Somerville; and the late Sister Mary Sullivan, FMM. During more than 60 years of religious life he served in congregational assignments in Conn.; Ky.; Md.; and locally at Malden Catholic, Malden; Saint John Preparatory School, Danvers. Brother Robert was buried in the Xaverian Brothers Cemetery, Danvers.