Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Services for Walsh, who died at 81 this past weekend, will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in Canton.
Catherine M. “Kitty” Walsh (Ennis), 81, of Canton, passed away at the Alliance Health Care in Braintree on Saturday, April 20. Born and raised in the Field’s Corner section of Boston, Waslh graduated from Matignon High School. She worked for Boston Edison before marrying her husband Frank and starting a family. She later worked for First National Bank in Hyde Park, State Street Bank in West Roxbury and as a bookkeeper for her son Frank’s landscaping business before retiring. Beloved wife of Frank L., Sr. Mother of Mary Ann Walsh of Quincy, Frank L., Jr. and his wife Karen of Canton, Cathy McNeal and her husband Jack of Brockton, Carol McClellan and her husband John of Plymouth, Patty Courage and her husband Marty of Milton, John Walsh and …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Grant also worked as a custodian for the Canton Public Schools until retirement. Services will be held Thursday morning in Canton.
William F. Grant, of Sharon, formerly of Canton, died Tuesday, April 9. He was 89 years old. Grant was born in Norwood and grew up in Canton. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during W.W.II. and was the owner of “Johnson Cleaners” in Canton for more than 25 years. He later worked as a custodian for the Canton Public Schools until retirement. Devoted husband of Mary H. Grant (Johnson). Loving father of William F. Grant III and his wife Catherine of Canton and Plymouth N.H. William is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be Thursday morning in the Roache-Pushard Family Funeral Homeat 210 Sherman St. in Canton from 8:30-9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Church, 59 Cottage…
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Powers moved to Canton in 1986 and worked as a bookkeeper for Bowden Company and later for Sandeev Company for many years. A funeral service will be held at the Pushard Family Funeral Home in Canton at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Ann B. Powers (McGowan), 85, of Canton, formerly of Norwood and West Roxbury, died April 6 following a brief illness. Born in Boston, she attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Jamaica Plain. She enjoyed summering in West Dennis with her family. She moved to Canton in 1986 and worked as a bookkeeper for Bowden Company and later for Sandeev Company for many years. She was an accomplished organist and as a young woman played throughout the local area. After retirement she became a receptionist at the Charwell Nursing Home in Norwood. Ann was hard working and enjoyed reading, sewing, and the ocean. She was proud of, and dedicated to her children. Devoted wife of the late John F. Powers. Loving mother of Linda Alger of Centerville, Janet …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Servies will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. and noon at the Farley Funeral Home in Stoughton.
Gisela I. Schneemann, 71, of Canton, recently passed away on Sunday, March 24. Mother of Christina R. Pardy of Canton. Sister of Peter Seelert and sister-in-law Hanne and Elfriede Sawochtschenko and brother-in-law Harry all of Germany. Gisela was predeceased by her sister Doris Pfaus, and brothers Karlheinz and Hans Schneemann. She is also survived by John Pardy and his family, several grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Memorial Services will be held in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt. 27) in Stoughton on Saturday, April 6 at 12 p.m. Visiting Hours prior to services starting at 10 a.m. Donations in her memory may be made to: The American Lung Association 460 Totten Pond Rd., Unit 400 Waltham, MA 02451 For those desiring …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Raised in Canton, Wolffe will be remembered with visiting hours Tuesday and a funeral service Wednesday at the Dockray & Thomas funeral home.
Paul F. Wolffe, 49, of Taunton passed away at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston March 29. Born in Norwood, he was raised in Canton and Stoughton and graduated from Stoughton High School. He was a Veteran of the United States Army and worked as a Carpenter for Union Local #624 in Randolph. He was a member of the Italian nationalization Club in Taunton and was an avid motorcyclist and fisherman. He is survived by his beloved fiancé Tiffany A. Moran of Taunton. Father of Jeremy P. Wolffe of Taunton. Son of the late Margaret and Donald Wolffe, Sr. Brother of Donald X. Wolffe, Jr. of Taunton, Margaret E. Manning of Brockton, Donna M. Wollfe of Taunton and the late Patricia A. Wolffe. Step-brother of Arline Colp of Stoughton, Marianne …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Visiting hours for Grasso will be held in Canton Monday with a funeral service to follow Tuesday morning.
Monday, April 1
Concetta M. “Meem” Grasso (Arini) of Stoughton and a former employee of The Town Line Bakery in Canton, passed away March 27 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. Born and raised in Roslindale, Grasso attended Boston Schools; she previously worked for MIT as a Bookkeeper, the Town Line Bakery in Canton and at the York Steak House in Brockton as a cashier. She has lived in Stoughton since 1970 and previously lived in Avon. Beloved wife of the late Rosario J. Mother of Jeanne Washburn of Bridgewater and Linda Varnadore of Brockton. Sister of Salvatore Arini of Quincy and the late Joanne Belanger and Josephine O’Connell. Grandmother of Steven Washburn of Bridgewater, Brian Washburn of Canton, Shane and Christopher Varnadore both …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Sykes was also a member of the Canton Catholic Women’s Club, St. John the Evangelist Altar Guild and the Legion of Mary.
Agnes F. Sykes (Skehan), 93, of Canton passed away Monday, March 11 at the Hellenic Nursing Home in Canton. Born and raised in Boston, Sykes attended St. Margaret’s School in Dorchester. She has lived in Canton for 60 years and was a member of the Canton Catholic Women’s Club, St. John the Evangelist Altar Guild and the Legion of Mary. Beloved wife for 70 years of George C., Sr. Mother of George C., Jr and his friend Elaine of Florida, Stephen F. and his wife Chris of California, Gerard J. of Newton and obert E. and his wife Janet of Canton. Mother-in-law of Cathy Sykes of Hanover. Also survived by seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A funeral mass was held at St. John the Evangelist Church Canton …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Parker was born in Canton in 1915 and graduated Boston University's College of Liberal Arts. Services will be held on Monday, March 25, in Milton.
Eleanor Louise Parker, 97, of Dover, Delaware, passed away March 15 at home after an illness of several months. Parker was born in Canton on May 3, 1915 to the late George R. Lowry and Edna Nute Lowry. She was a graduate of Canton High School and Boston University's College of Liberal Arts. She worked in Boston for Lumber Mutual before her marriage to Howard Parker in 1941. The Parker's made their home in Milton for 22 years, where Mrs. Parker worked in the nearby Blue Hills for the Metropolitan District Commission and her husband for Walter Baker & Co. The Parkers moved to Dover in 1964, when General Foods brought them here. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and the UMW Circle in Dover, the Dover Century Club and …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Ryan was also a former resident of Jamaica Plain and Charlestown.
Mildred P. Ryan, 88, of Canton, formerly of Jamaica Plain and Charlestown passed away Feb. 26 at the Epoch Senior Health Care in Sharon surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Boston, she attended Boston Schools and lived in Canton for several years. Beloved wife of the late James M. Mother of Arline Puccio and her husband John of Berkley, Susan Walsh and her husband William of Mansfield and Jean Faucher and her husband Raymond of Auburn. Sister of Richard Moore of Quincy. Also survived by four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A funeral mass was held Thursday, Feb. 28, followed by a burial St. Joseph’s Cemetery in West Roxbury. Donations may be made in her memory to: St. John School Foundation 700 Washington St. …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
A resident in Canton for more than half a century, Ross was a former telephone operator and homemaker, as well as a devoted parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church.
Wednesday, February 27
Catherine J. Ross (Hafferty), a resident of Canton for over 50 years, died Tuesday, Feb. 26 , following a long illness. She was 90 years old. Catherine was a former telephone operator and homemaker. She was a devoted parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Canton for many years. Devoted wife of the late George H. Ross. Loving mother of Kathleen E. Sheehan and her husband Thomas of Norwell, Michael W. Ross of Bellingham, and Timothy M. Ross and his wife Terri of Stoughton. Loving sister of the late William and Rita Hafferty. Proud grandmother of Jonathon and Matthew Sheehan. Visiting hours Thursday, Feb. 28, from 4-7 p.m. in the Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman St., Canton. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to …