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  • Obituary: Father Patrick Kelly, one-time pastor in Lynn and Wayland

    The third oldest priest of the archdiocese and the second to the last member of his seminary class of 1948, Father Patrick J. Kelly died at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, on Dec. 6, 2018. Born on April 3, 1924, in the Hub's Roxbury section, he was the only son of the late Patrick and Margaret (Mitchell) Kelly. He was predeceased by his only sibling, a sister Margaret (Kelly) Curry.

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  • Father Joseph M. Kane

    Father Joseph M. Kane (Dec. 9) in Boston. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 14 at Saint Catherine of Siena Church, Norwood, for the son of the late Martin and Barbara (Lydon) Kane, and brother of the late Donald; Francis and Martin Kane. Ordained on May 23, 1970, he served in assignments in Jamaica Plain; Franklin; Dorchester and South Boston. Father Kane was buried in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. [Ed. -- Father Kane's obituary will appear in the Dec. 21, 2018, edition of The Pilot]

  • Sister Anne (Michael Mary) Fleming, SC

    Sister Anne (Michael Mary) Fleming, SC (Nov. 23) in Halifax, N.S. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 29 at Immaculate Conception Chapel, Caritas Residence, Halifax, Nova Scotia for the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Whooley) Fleming; and sister of Eileen Sameski and Paul Fleming and the late Sister Mary Fleming, OSF. During 70 years of religious life, the Dorchester native served in Nova Scotia; and N.Y. Sister Anne was buried in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.

  • Father Joseph N. Parent, OMI

    Father Joseph N. Parent, OMI (Nov. 18) in Burlington. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 27 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Residence Chapel, Tewksbury, for the son of the late Armand and Alice (Bilodeau) Parent, and brother of Jeanine Boardman, Homosassa, Fla.; Marie Barillaro, and Madeleine Dowd, Both of Chicopee. During 54 years of priestly ministry, Father Parent served in congregational assignments in Fla.; Maine; N.H.; N.Y.; and locally at Oblate Scholasticate, Natick; Notre Dame deLourdes [French], Sacred Heart [French] and Saint Marie [French], all in Lowell, and as Provincial, Northern Oblate Province. Father Parent was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford.

  • Antoinette (Cormier) Connors

    Antoinette (Cormier) Connors (Nov. 19) in Meredith, N.H. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 1 at Saint Patrick Church, Watertown, for the mother of Father Robert L. Connors, Saint Ann and Saint Brendan Parishes, Dorchester. Committal services will be private.

  • James P. Flatley

    James P. Flatley (Nov. 23) in Orchard Park, N.Y. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 30 at SS. Petre and Paul Church, Hamburg, N.Y., for the husband of Mary (Jackman) Flatley; and father of Jean Hickey, Fort Myers, Fla.; Patricia Caviness, Tampa, Fla.; Elizabeth Kozan, Bratenahl, Ohio; Catherine Burke, Marshfield; Ellen Roth, Lockport, N.Y.; Carolyn Roberston, Collins, N.Y.; and Polly Resetar, Orchard park, N.Y.; and brother of Father Brian Flatley, Holy Name, West Roxbury; William; Paul; Ellen Corey; Monica McIntyre; Sister Mary Flatley, RSM; Katherine Peters and Kevin. Committal services were private.

  • Christopher H. Hopgood

    Christopher H. Hopgood (Nov. 19) in Brockton. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 26 at Saint John the Evangelist Church, East Bridgewater, for the father of Henry, Brockton; and brother of Deacon Joseph Hopgood; Kathleen Gaudreau; Virginia Margeson; Elizabeth Swain and Leanne Katz. Mr. Hopgood was buried in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.

  • Silvio R. Luongo

    Silvio R. Luongo (Nov. 23) in Danvers. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 29 at Holy Name Church, West Roxbury, for the father of Father Anthony Luongo, Our Lady of the Assumption and Saint Maria Goretti, Lynnfield, and Elisa Caruso, Danvers. Mr. Luongo was buried in Saint Michael Cemetery, Roslindale.

  • Brother Richard (Ivo) Hastings, CFX

    Brother Richard (Ivo) Hastings, CFX (Nov. 10) in Danvers. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 14 at Saint John Preparatory School Chapel, Danvers for the son of the late Raymond and Catherine (Comerford) Hastings and brother of Mary Bushey, Monroe, N.Y.; Raymond, Danbury, Conn.; Kathleen Larkin, Bayside, N.Y.; and Anne Murphy, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. During 70 years of religious life, Brother served in congregational assignments in Washington, D.C.; Ky.; Md.; Miss.; N.Y.; and locally at Saint John Preparatory School and Xaverian House, both in Danvers. Brother Richard was buried in the Xaverian Cemetery, Danvers.

  • Sister Ann Marie (Grace Patricia) Donohoe, CSJ

    Sister Ann Marie (Grace Patricia) Donohoe, CSJ (Nov. 10) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 16 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Framingham for the daughter of the late Patrick and Annie (Costello) Donohoe. During 66 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments at Saint Mary of the Assumption, Brookline; Boston School for the Deaf, Randolph; Jackson School, Newton; Saint Columbkille, Brighton; Saint Catherine of Genoa, Somerville; Catholic School Office, Boston; and Motherhouse, Brighton. Sister Ann Marie was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

  • Sister Gloria Fournier, SMSM

    Sister Gloria Fournier, SMSM (Nov. 9) in Wellesley. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 14 at Marist Sisters Convent Chapel, Waltham for the daughter of the late Albert and Yvonne (Dehetre) Fournier and sister of Dolores, N.H.; Ronald, Fla.; and Andre, Md. During 70 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Australia; Solomon Islands; Maine; Tenn.; and locally at Marist Sisters, Framingham; and d'Youville Hospital, Cambridge. Sister Gloria was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Watertown.

  • Sister Elizabeth (Joseph Emmanuel) Gallagher, SNDdeN

    Sister Elizabeth (Joseph Emmanuel) Gallagher, SNDdeN (Nov. 7) in Worcester. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 12 at Notre Dame du Lac Chapel, Worcester for the daughter of the late Frank and Ann (Boland) Gallagher; and sister of Helen Breen, Lynnfield. During 61 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments at Saint Mary, Lynn; Fitton, East Boston; and Saint Augustine, South Boston. Sister Elizabeth was buried in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester.

  • Daniel J. Donahue

    Daniel J. Donahue (Nov. 9) in Yarmouth. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 15 at Saint Thomas Aquinas Church, Nahant for the son of the late John and Frances (Downey) Donahue; and brother of the late Sister Francis Donahue, SNDdeN. Mr. Donahue was buried in the National Cemetery, Bourne.