Obituaries 01-23-2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Henry Glock

Retired Meat Cutter; Veteran of Two Wars

Henry C. Glock of Winthrop passed away at the East Point Nursing Home in Chelsea on January 18. He was 93 years old.

Henry served in the U. S. Coast Guard during World War II and later served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, he was meat cutter and worked for Somerville Dress and Beef Co. and also for New York Beef Co. He enjoyed lobster fishing and owned several lobster traps. He was also a member of AARP.

The beloved husband of the late Ruth L. (McNevin) Glock, he was born in Cambridge, the son of the late John H. and Harriet (Wilson) Glock. He was the devoted father of Robert W. Glock and Cindy L. Glock, both of Winthrop; dear brother of the late Flossy Law and is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visiting hours were held at the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop on January 21. Cremation was private. For guestbook, please visitwww.mauricekirbyfh.com.

Marguerite Ann Bolster

Animal Lover; Switchboard Operator at Former Winthrop Hospital

Marguerite Ann “Peggy” (O’Brien) Bolster of Winthrop died peacefully at the Massachusetts General Hospital with her daughters at her bedside after a long illness on January 18. She was 81 years old.

Peggy was a graduate of Winthrop High School. As a young woman, she lived on Inishmore, Aran Islands, Ireland with her much loved uncle, the late Dr. James O’Brien. She always dreamed of returning there one day. She worked briefly for New England Telephone and John Hancock before becoming a mother. Then later, she was the switchboard operator at the former Winthrop Hospital.

Peggy was the devoted and cherished mother of George W. Bolster Jr. and his wife, Marlene of Rowley, Jacqueline Bolster Gemme and her husband, Lawrence of New Salem, MA, Michael Bolster and his companion, Shirley Reid of Winthrop, and Susan Bolster of Winthrop. She is also survived by her beloved grandsons: George D., Christopher, and Justin Bolster. Peggy was the sister of the late John J. O’Brien Jr. and Claire (O’Brien) Finucane and her husband, Norman of Smithfield RI. She had many nieces and nephews. Peggy also leaves behind George W. Bolster Sr. Although apart for many years, they remained united in their commitment to their children. Peggy was the daughter of the late Clara (McCarthy) and John J. O’Brien.

Peggy was an animal lover who doted on many pets over the years. Currently she leaves behind her dogs Bentley and Freeway.

Her Funeral will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, January 23 at 9 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in the St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will be in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). In lieu of flowers, she would be honored by donations in her name to be made to the MSPCA-Angell, ATTN. Donations 350 South Huntington Ave. Boston, MA. 02130. For guestbook, please visit www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

James Little

Winthrop Board of Health Chairman, Nurse and Avid Yachtsman

James L. Little of Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital on January 10. He was 72 years old.

James currently served as Chairman for the Winthrop Board of Health. He was appointed to the Massachusetts State Board of Nursing during Governor Dukakis term in office and then again during Governors Weld’s term in office. He was presently employed as a nurse at the V.A. Hospital in Boston.

An avid yachtsman, he enjoyed many days on the water with Bill and their late dog Angie. James was also a member of N.A.R.F.E., which is a rapid federal emergency response team relating to medical crises. He was also a member of the AARP and was an American Heart Association Health Care Provider.

The beloved life partner of William D. Kerr, he was born in Boston, the cherished son of the late Hazen L. and Nellie V. (Beadle) Little; dear brother of Carolyn V. Clemens and Robert E. Little and his wife, Nancy, all of Winthrop and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

His Funeral Service was held on January 16 in the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop.

Donations in James’s memory can be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA. 01970. For guestbook, please visit www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

Mary Scudieri

Retired Sales Clerk of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston

Mary J. Scudieri of River Road, Winthrop passed away at home on January 17 after a brief illness. She was 85 years old. Born in East Boston, the beloved daughter of the late Maria (Gozzo) and Emmanuel Monteleone, she was a resident of East Boston for many years and moved to Winthrop over 20 years ago. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a saleswoman for Lacy’s Department Store for many years and was also a sales clerk at Curtains Plus in Winthrop.

She was the devoted wife of the late Frank Scudieri and the loving mother of Louise Anzalone and her husband, Patrick of Winthrop, Anthony Scudieri and his wife, Mary of New Hampshire and Frank Scudieri and his wife, Paula of Wakefield; the dear sister of Anthony Monteleone and his wife, Paula of Winthrop, Frank Monteleone and his wife, Marie of Winthrop and the late Anna Monteleone; the cherished grandmother of Vincent, Beth, Stacey, Christina, Carissa, Salvatore, and the great grandmother of Mia, Bella and Nicholas. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and was also the godmother of Frank Monteleone.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on Wednesday, January 22 followed by a funeral mass in the Sacred Heart Church 303 Paris St., East Boston. Interment followed the mass in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For memorial donations or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Elizabeth Murphy

Elizabeth Murphy of Golden Drive, Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on January 16 after a brief illness. She was 92 years old.

Born in Boston, the beloved daughter of the late Lucy (Zingali) and Julio DeSantis, she was the devoted wife of the late George Murphy and the loving mother of Jeri DeAngelis of New Hampshire, Christine Milano and her husband, Donald of Winthrop, Cheryl Arbuthnot and her husband, Gary of Winthrop, Joseph Murphy and his wife, Julie of Winthrop and the late Maureen Murphy. She was the dear sister of Jacqueline Sweeney of Middleton and the late Anthony DeSantis. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop. Interment was in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Kathleen Leary

Lifelong Winthrop Resident

Kathleen M. Leary of Putnam Street, Winthrop passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on January 16 after a brief illness. She was 54 years old.

A lifelong resident of Winthrop, she was the beloved daughter of Judith (Blackenbeckler) and the late Adrian C. Anderson; the devoted husband of the late William J. Leary and the loving mother of Nichole Leary-Conlin and Paul Conlin of Woburn, John C. Anderson-Leary of Brockton and William J. Leary, Jr. of Revere and the dear sister of Victoria Mackie and her husband James of New York and Barbara Licciardi and her husband Robert of Peabody.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop today, Thursday, January 23 from 4 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. this evening. Committal will be private. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.


Nona Grace Hobbs

Of New Hampshire, formerly of Winthrop

Nona Grace Hobbs of Mayhew Road, Campton, NH, died suddenly on January 18 at her home. She was 55 years old.

Born in Queens, NY on October 15, 1958, the daughter of Ronald Stewart and the late Joyce Grace (Simpson) Campbell, Nona grew up in Winthrop and graduated from Duxbury High School, Class of 1976. She had attended the Laconia Vocational Technical School in Laconia and had recently graduated from the NH Food Safety Course.

Nona went to work at the Tenney Mountain Seafood Center, Plymouth and then owned and operated the Seafood Center for many years. For the past eight years, Nona has been volunteering at the Plymouth Area Community Food Pantry. She was a member of the Plymouth Lodge of Elks #2312 in Holderness.

She is survived by her son, John J. Ramsey III, of Thornton, her father, Ronald of Revere, brothers, Lloyd Campbell of Loyalton, CA, James J. Campbell of Thornton, sister, Cynthia Gold of Revere several nieces and nephews and her fiancé Ted B. Gauthier of Campton.

Funeral arrangements are by the Mayhew Funeral Home, 12 Langdon St. Plymouth, NH. Calling hours are today, Thursday, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. With a service of remembrance to be held at 7:30pm, at the funeral home. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Plymouth Area Community Food Pantry, PO Box 434, Plymouth, NH. 03264.

Anne Rosenberg

Of Winthrop, formerly of Revere

Anne Rosenberg of Winthrop, formerly of Revere, passed away on January 22. She was 99 years old.

The beloved wife of the late Bernard Rosenberg with whom she shared 60 years of marriage, she was the adored mother of Leonard Rosenberg and his wife, Carole and Ruth Marder and her late husband, Arnold; loving daughter of the late Joseph and Lena Schreter; dear sister of the late Dave Schreter, the late Dora Schreter and the late Samuel Schreter and loving grandmother of Jennifer Kiely, Lori Rosenberg-Edelstein, Janet Ziv, Peter Marder and the late Jonathan Marder.

Services are private. Shiva will be held at the home of Ruth Marder on Friday, January 24 at 12 noon until 4 p.m. To honor Anne’s legacy, the family requests that you perform a Mitzvah (Good Deed) for a friend. For online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website. Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea;

www.torffuneralservice.com

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