Kerry Michael Kane
Kerry Michael Kane, 46, died suddenly, Tuesday evening, October 7, 2003 at Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, MA. Kerry was born in Cherry Point, NC and moved with his family at the age of eight to Malden. Kerry was educated in the Malden school system and was a life long resident of Malden. Mr. Kane was a carpet installer for years and was working as an asphalt installer for the Stanley Paving Co. of Malden at the time of his death. He was an avid New England Patriots fan and loved the team.
He is survived by his mother Pauline H. "Pat" Montgomery of Exeter, NH, his father Gerald F. Kane of SC, his former wife, Patricia B. Sullivan and his daughter Kariann Kane of Malden, his two sons Kerry Michael Kane and Brian Kane both of Malden, his brothers Kevin Kane of NH, Keith Kane of CA, Thomas Montgomery of VA, his sisters, Kelli Kane of NH, and Patti-Jo Montgomery-Roy of NH.
He was born March 6, 1957 in Cherry Point, North Carolina the son of Gerald and Pauline (Ferron) Kane.
Visitation will be held at the Weir MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St. Malden on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Cremation will follow on Thursday morning in Woodlawn Crematory, Everett, MA
A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, NH.
Mary (Lambroukas) Karigianis, 90, died suddenly, Saturday, February 8, 2003 at the New England Medical Center in Boston, MA. Mary was born in Woburn and educated in Lowell schools. When she completed school she married and settled in Malden over 60 years ago. She was employed as a stitcher in the shoe industry for many years until her retirement in 1982. She also worked as an interpreter for Greek immigrants in the greater Boston area. She was a member of the St. George's Greek Orthodox Church of Lynn and the 630 Club of Malden, She was also an avid crocheter and would donate her afghans to local area nursing homes.
She is survived by her son, Stephen E. and his wife Rose Marie Karigianis of Malden, , and her grandson Michael P. Karigianis, U.S. Marine Corp, her granddaughter, Jennifer M. Karigianis of Malden and several nieces and nephews. .
She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Karigianis and her son Charles E. Karigianis of Malden.
She was born December 27, 1912 in Woburn, Massachusetts the daughter of thew late George and Penelope (Elioupolous) Lambroukas.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem Street, Malden, MA on Tuesday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 12, 2003 at 10:00 A.M. in St. George's Greek Orthodox Church, 54 South Common Street, Lynn with Father George Tsoukalas of St. George's Greek Orthodox Church officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Dale Cemetery in Malden.
Stanley "Stan" William Kaszanek, Jr.
Stanley "Stan" William Kaszanek, Jr., 58, a noted disabled advocate, former professor at Suffolk University, died, suddenly, Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at The Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA. Stan was born and educated in Chelsea and graduated from Boston College High School. He then went on to Boston College where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree. A life-long student of Marxism, he pursued graduate studies at Northeastern University. Stan's commitment to social change, led him to Mississippi in the early sixties where his activism in the civil rights movement saw him imprisoned and beaten but never defeated in his zeal for justice. Honored later on as one of the original freedom riders, Stan’s commitment to civil rights continued throughout his life.
An impassioned educator, Mr. Kaszanek inspired students at Suffolk and Northeastern Universities. He would lecture, without notes, on Marxism, criminal justice and sociology. During this period, Stan fought alcoholism, though not before it had ravaged his health. His on-going fight with the disease inspired his work with the disabled. The City of Malden knew of no fiercer a defender of the rights of the disabled.
Stan was the Director of the Malden Disabilities Issues Committee, past president of Tri-City Community Action Program; co-host of Malden Public Radio, member of the ACLU, NRA, and a founding member of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Mr. Kaszanek, Jr. lived in Malden, MA for forty -six years and was previously from Chelsea.
He is survived his Godmother, Helen C. Jankowiak of Medford, and his Aunts, Agnes M. Karnafel of Medford and Catherine Szymcak of Chelsea.
He was born September 14, 1943 in Chelsea, Massachusetts the son of the late Stanley and Maryann (Szymczak) Kaszanek, Jr.
Contributions in Stan’s memory may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston MA 02215
Visitation will be held at the Weir-Mac Cuish Funeral Home. 144 Salem Street, Malden on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, June 28, 2002 at 10:30 A.M. at the Malden City Hall, City Council Chambers.
John Vincent Keats, Jr
John V. “Bumpa” Keats, Jr., 63, died Saturday morning, April 30, 2005 at his home in Malden, after a short illness. John was born in Revere, he was the son of John and Mary (D'Orlando) Keats, Sr. He was educated in the Malden School system and was a graduate of Malden High Class of 1960. John excelled at basketball and was the captain of the basketball and football teams. After high school he received a basketball scholarship to Tyler Jr. College in Tyler, TX were he attended and played for two years. He returned to Malden and married his high school sweetheart Joyce E. Sanborn on September 9, 1962. The couple lived in Everett and later settled in Malden and raised their six children. John was a carpet & flooring installer working for Style’s Flooring of Melrose and Marciello's Carpet Co. in Malden and other local suppliers for over thirty years. John later worked for the MBTA, first as a bus driver and later as fare collector for eleven years until his retirement in December 2004, because of his illness.
In 1988 John was proudly inducted in the Malden High School, Golden Tornado Hall of Fame, for his accomplishments in basketball and football. John was an avid carpenter and sports fan.
John is survived by his wife, Joyce E. (Sanborn) Keats his daughters Elizabeth J. Olson of Derry, NH, Christina M. Chananhouse of Malden, Jacquelyn A. Lund of Malden, his sons John V. Keats, III of Malden, Scott M. Keats of Everett, Bryan S. Keats of Malden, his loving sisters Marion Antonucci of Marblehead, Jean Munsey of Everett and his fourteen cherished grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father John V. Keats, Sr., his mother Mary R. D'Orlando, and his sister Helen Mattei.
Visitation will be held at the Weir -MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 from 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that perennial flowers be sent or brought to the funeral home, to be later planted in a memorial garden at the family home.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. in the Weir-Mac Cuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem St. Malden. Cremation will follow in Woodlawn Crematory in Everett.
Dorothy May Kelley
Dorothy M. (Ford) Kelley, 95, died Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at Courtyard Nursing Care Center in Medford. Dorothy was born in Cambridge and educated in the Malden schools and was a graduate of Malden High School Class of 1929. After high school she attended Northfield Academy, Northfield for two years. Dot later started working for National Radio and later with Automatic Radio in Melrose as an accountant for 25 years and retired in 1992.
Dot was an avid Boston sports fan and her close friend and co-worker of many years Virginia Ruane said that Dot was a very charitable person to different organizations in the Malden area. She had been a life long resident of Malden and a longtime member of the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Malden.
She is survived by her son William J. Kelley II of Belchertown, her grandson Dana R. Kelley of Belchertown.
She was preceded in death by her husband Francis P. Kelley, her father Arthur Ford, her mother Elizabeth French, her sister Elizabeth Knott, her brothers Burt, Frank, Frederick Ford and her daughter-in-law Ruth S. Kelley.
She was born March 29, 1910 in Cambridge, MA the daughter of late Arthur and Elizabeth (French) Ford.
Visiting hours have been omitted.
A graveside service will be held on Monday May 9th. at 11 AM in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. The Rev. Randell Farrara will be officiating.
John Henry Kelly
John Henry Kelly, 86, lifelong resident of Boston and past resident of the Beacon House, died Sunday, October 10, 2004 at the Wilmington Health Care Center in Wilmington. John was born and raised in Somerville, attending the local school system there. Like many of his day, he had left school early and enlisted in the Navy to help fight in WWII. He served honorably for nearly 4 years, and was discharged at the end of the war having attained the rank of Coxswain. Upon returning to the states, he resumed employment with the Parker House, where he was a porter. He worked at the Hotel for many many years until his retirement. John was a “Life Member” of the Beachmont VFW, Post 6712, in Revere.
He is survived by his nephews, Robert J. Kelly of Chelmsford, and Ralph J. Kelly of Melrose.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George A. and Catherine A. (Cronin) Kelly, his brother Ralph R. Kelly, and his nephew Timothy S. Kelly.
Visitation will be held at the Weir MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 13th from 6 - 9 PM
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct 14th, at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.
Ralph Robert Kelley
Ralph Robert Kelley, 87, a retired bellman, died Monday, April 2, 2001 at the Dexter Nursing Home in Malden, MA. . He was born and educated in Cambridge schools and went to work for the Parker House in Boston as a bellman after completing school. When W.W. II broke out he enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving aboard the U.S.S. Hadley in the Pacific Theatre. The ship received a Presidential Commendation for shooting down 23 Japanese planes in a ninety- five minutes of action off of Okinawa. During this action the U.S.S Hadley was also hit by three kamikaze planes. When he was discharged in 1945 he returned to the Parker House in Boston where he continued to work for over fifty years as a bellman, meeting many notable personalities, retiring in 1985. Mr. Kelley lived in Malden, MA for over 50years and was previously from Cambridge.
He is survived by sons, Ralph J. Kelley of Malden, and Robert J Kelley of Chelmsford, his brother, John Kelley of Boston and two grandchildren. .
He was preceded in death by his wife Ellen V. (Marchant) Kelley of Malden and his son Timothy S. Kelley of Malden.
He was born December 23, 1913 in Cambridge, MA the son of the late George and Catherine (Cronin) Kelley. He served in the Navy during World War II having attained the rank of SSML3. enlisted on March 2, 1942 at Boston, MA discharged on October 9, 1945 at Boston, MA
Visitation will be held at the Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden on Thursday from 4-8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 6, 2001 at 11:00 A.M. at the Weir MacCuish Funeral Home with the Rev. Francis E. Sullivan of Sacred Hearts Church officiating. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.
Timothy Stephen Kelley
Timothy Stephen Kelley, 43, who worked for the Malden Dept. of Public Works for 9 years, died suddenly Thursday, November 23, in Malden. Timothy was born and raised in Malden, attending the Malden Public School Systems. He was baptized at Sacred Hearts Church. Mr. Kelley lived in Malden for his entire life.
He is survived by his father Ralph R. Kelley, and brothers Ralph J. Kelley of Malden, MA, and Robert J. Kelley of Chelmsford, MA.
He was preceded in death by his mother Ellen Marchant.
He was born June 14, 1957 in Malden, the son of Ralph and the late Ellen (Marchant) Kelley.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home on Monday from 4-7 PM.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2000 at 10:00 A.M. at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.
Rudolph James Kelsey
Rudolph James Kelsey, 75, a retired welder for Hanscomb Air Force Base, where he worked for years, died Wednesday, September 11, 2002 at in Malden. Rudy was born and raised in Cambridge. Like many of his day, he left high school during his final year to enlist in the US Navy and help fight in WWII. He was recently recognized for his efforts as a member of America's Greatest Generation, and was awarded his high school diploma by the city of Cambridge. After WWII, he continued to serve his country by enlisting in the US Army and fighting in Korea. Upon returning to the states, he settled back in Cambridge, and went to work as a welder for the Boston Navy Yard. He also worked as a welder for the City of Cambrige, and continued to Hanscomb Air Force Base where he retired in 1991.
Rudy was a member of and past historian for the VFW Post 442 in Cambridge. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, and all types of sports, but his greatest joy was his grandchildren. Mr. Kelsey was a lifelong resident of Cambridge.
He is survived by his wife Jean F. of Cambridge, his children James E. Kelsey of Waltham, Eugene D. Kelsey of NY, Eileen D.. Donovan of Malden, Deborah A. Howard of Millis, and Michele L. Coipel of FL, and Michael L. Kelsey of Malden, and his sister Jean Hedges of Cambridge. Rudy was also the grandfather of 25, and the greatgrandfather of 10.
He was preceded in death by his father Rudolph Kelsey, and his mother Eileen Richards.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home on Friday from 4 - 8 PM.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 14, 2002 at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Hearts Church. Rev. Daniel J. Hickey, Pastor of Sacred Heart Church will be officiating. Burial will be in the Cambridge Cemetery in Cambridge.
William Joseph Keough Sr.
William Joseph Keough, 74, a retired shipfitter and welder for General Ship, and Bromfields, both in E. Boston, died Wednesday, September 19, 2001 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose, Massachusetts. William was born and raised in E. Boston. Having lost both parents at an early age, Bill moved around often. When he was old enough, he enlisted in the US Navy to help fight in WWII. He served for 4 years, and was honorably discharged in 1948 after attaining the rank of Seaman 1st Class. After marrying his wife Jaqueline, the two settled in E. Boston. They remained there until moving to Malden, where William has lived for the past 25 years.
He is survived by his daugher Jacqueline Rock of Malden, son, William J. Keough Jr., daughter, Kelly A. Keough of Malden, and son Robert J. Keough of Malden, Grandson James Rock of Malden, sister Mary McPhee of Malden, brother Walter Keough of NH, and sister Margaret Rattray of MI
He was preceded in death by his wife Jacqueline (Hickey), his father James Keough, and his mother Eleanor Taylor.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home on Friday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2001 at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Hearts Church. Father Francis E. Sullivan of Sacred Hearts Church will be officiating. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.
Dorothy Gertrude King
Dorothy Gertrude King, 76, died Tuesday, December 26, 2000 at Tuell Nursing Home in Melrose, Massachusetts. Dorothy was born in Everett and educated in Malden schools attending Cheverus grade schools and graduating from Malden High School. She had been a life long resident of Malden and a member of Sacred Heart Parish. Mrs. King lived in Malden, Massachusetts for 40 years and was previously from Everett.
She is survived by her husband, Howard J. King, Sr. of Malden, her sons; Howard J. King, Jr. of Melrose and Robert King of Haverhill. His sister, Frances Generas of Somerville, her brother, Donald O'Connell of CA, her sister, Gertrude Jones of Chelsea, her brother, John O'Connell of Lynn, her brother, Leo O'Connell of Chelsea, her sister, Agnes Franson of Saugus and her sister Alice La Rose of Chelsea.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Warren O'Connell of VA and her sister Margaret Webber of Chelsea.
She was born January 11, 1924 in Everett, Massachusetts the daughter of the late Thomas and Florence (Lorgoree) O'Connell.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden on Tuesday, Jan. 2nd from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM.
Funeral from the Weir - Mac Cuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden on Weds., Jan. 3rd at 10 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church, 297 Main St., Malden at 11AM with the Rev. Francis E. Sullivan of Sacred Hearts Church officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
Howard John King, Sr.
Howard John King, Sr., 79, a retired senior manufacturing engineer for CTI Cryogenics, where he worked for 20 years, died Saturday, January 27, 2001 at the Mass General Hospital in Boston. Howard was born December 12, 1921 in Revere, Massachusetts the son of Alfred and Anna (O'Donnell) King, Sr. He was a graduate of Revere HS, Class of 1939. After his retirement, he worked as an Engineering Consultant, where he oversaw the training of less experienced engineers.
He was a member of the Sacred Hearts Church in Malden for many years.
Howards pastimes included golfing and swimming, he was an avid woodcarver, bu what was most important to him was his family.
Mr. King, Sr. lived in Malden, Massachusetts for 40 Years and was previously from Everett.
He is survived by sons Howard J. King, Jr. of Melrose and Robert J. King of Haverhill.
He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy G. (O'Connell)King, his father Alfred King, Sr., and his mother Anna (O'Donnell) King.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem Street, Malden, MA on Tuesday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM.
Funeral services will be from the Weir Funeral Home, 144 Salem Street Malden on Wednesday, January 31st at 10 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Hearts Church 297 Main Street Malden at 11 AM with the Rev. Francis E. Sullivan of Sacred Heart Parish officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Crematory in Everett.
Priscilla Victoria Kirwan
Priscilla Victoria Kirwan, 61, died Wednesday, February 05, at the Braintree Manor in Braintree, after a length illness. Priscilla was born and raised in Everett, graduating from Everett Hich School with the class of 1959. She was a long time member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Malden. She worked for the Malden Police Department for 25 years, and retired in 1998 as a Senior Clerk. In recent years, Priscilla has been enjoying winters in Clermont, FL, and became a Shepherd of the Lutharan Church of Clermont. Priscilla loved to travel, was an avid reader, but truly her favorite pastime was her grandchildren. Mrs. Kirwan lived in Weymouth, Massachusetts for 5 years and was previously from Malden.
She is survived by her husband Scott W. Kirwan of Weymouth, MA, her son Ernest F. Miller of FL, her daughter Diane E. Bursey of Clermont, FL, her son, Scott D. Kirwan of Leominster, her daughter , Stacey L. Kirwan of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, her step-daughters Lisa A. Ia Frate of Whitman, and Deborah Mayer of E. Bridgewater, her sister Martha E. Kirwan of Venice, FL, her nephews, Daniel M, and Robert M. Kirwan, her grandchildren Karissa & Kendal, her step-grandchildren, Cassandra, Kevin, Mathew, and Joey and many other nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem Street, Malden on Friday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 8th, at 10:00 AM, with Rev. Ruth R. Oduor of Christ United Methodist Church officiating. Cremation will follow in the Woodlawn Crematory in Everett.
Donations in Priscilla's memory may be made to the Health South Rehab Center, ATT: Linda Savage, 250 Pond Street, Braintree, MA 02184.
Irene Frances Knight
Irene Frances Knight, 84, a switchboard operator for Colonial Theater, where she worked for 15 years, died Sunday, September 29, 2002 at Glen Ridge Nursing Care Center in Medford, Massachusetts. Born & educated in Jamiica Plain section of Boston. Worked in the Colonial Theater in Boston for 15 years. She left the theater and married and became a mother. Her family moved to Malden in 1964. She had been a resident of Malden for the last 36 years. Mrs. Knight lived in Malden, Massachusetts for 36 years and was previously from Jamaica Plain section of.
She is survived by her son Phillip J. Knight of Malden, her daughter Renee M. Elgamal (daughter) of Malden, her son Edward T. Knight of Everett, and her son Daniel P. Knight. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward, her parents, Frank and Margaret (Cronan) Ago.
A memorial service will be held on Wed., Oct 2nd, at 10:00 AM at the Maplewood Baptist Churh, 729 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148
Donations in Irene's Memory may be made to the Malden Lions Eye Research, 311 Williams Street, Stoneham, MA 02180.
Irving Sinclair Knight
Irving Sinclair Knight, 87, died Tuesday, March 04, 2003 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose. Irving was born in Cambridge, and was raised and educated in Everett. After high school, Irving enlisted in the US Army to help fight WWII. He served with the 24th infantry, and saw action in the South Pacific Theatre. He was discharged in 1945 at Ft. Devens.
Following his discharge, he took various employment opportunities, including as a truck driver, but he eventually settled in as a machinist for the APV Gaulin Machine Shop. He worked there until his retirement 20 years ago.
Irving was a past member of the East Side Athletic Club in Malden, and an Associate member of the VFW Post 639 in Malden. He also had a fondness for the mountains of New Hampshire, and enjoyed fishing and snowmobiling there. Irving also had a great love of horses, that was reflected in his collection of horse figurines.
He is survived by his wife Phyllis E. (Gray) of Malden, MA, his daughter Marcia E. Kilpatrick of Malden, his son Owen S. Knight of Malden, his daughter Anna -Louise Forte of Malden, his son Brian I. Knight of Malden, his son David W. Knight of Malden, his brothers Frank Knight of Canton, and Owen Knight of Everett, and his sister Thelma Massey of Malden. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his Parents Joseph and Louise Knight, and his son Bruce E. Knight.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem Street, Malden on Thursday March 6th from 4 - 8 PM
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 7th, 2003 at 10:00 A.M. at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home. Rev. David Kilpatrick will be officiating. Burial will be in the Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.
Karen Marsh Knowles
Karen Marsh Knowles, 52, died Monday, August 13, 2001 at her home in Malden, MA after a lengthily illness. Karen was born and educated in Detroit, MI and received her Bachelors Degree in Education from Adrian College in MI. She went on to receive her Masters Degree in Religious Education at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, PA in 1973. It was while working toward her Masters Degree that she met her husband, the Rev. James W. Knowles, in 1971. They were married in 1975. From 1973 to 1975 she was director of Christian Education at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Erie, PA. She taught first grade in the Treverton, PA, prior to moving to Malden, MA when her husband became Pastor of the First Lutheran Church of Malden in 1977. She was employed by the Malden Co-Operative Bank, later Pioneer Financial of Malden for fifteen years in the mortgage department prior to becoming the Office Manager for the National Society of Colonial Dames in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She was an active member of the First Lutheran Church of Malden, where she served as the Children’s Choir Director, and the Melrose-Wakefield Chapter of the American Association of University Women. She was also a Girl Scout Leader and an active member of the Breast Cancer Support Group at the Melrose - Wakefield Hospital. .
She is survived by her husband, Rev. James W. Knowles of Malden, her son, Stephen M. Knowles of Malden, her daughter, Laura E. Knowles of Malden, her parents Boyd W. & Lael (Kullander) Marsh of AZ, her sisters, Barbara A. Cabble and Linda K. Kite of MI, several nieces and nephews and one grand nephew..
Contributions in Karen’s memory may be made to the; Memorial Fund of the First Lutheran Church of Malden, 62 Church St., Malden 02148, or Camp Calumet, P.O. Box 236, West Ossipee, NH 03890, or the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-9376
Memorial Funeral Services will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 60 Forest Park Road, Woburn on Fri. August 17th at 11:00 A.M. Cremation will take place at Woodlawn Crematory in Everett.
Barbara (Williamson) Koocherook, 77, died Monday, January 29, 2001 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose, Massachusetts after a brief illness. Barbara was born and educated in Malden and had been a life long resident.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary V. De Franzo of Malden, her daughter, Barbara A. Gagliardi of Saugus, a son, John T. Koocherook of Malden and two grandchildren..
She was preceded in death by her husband John Koocherook, her father Frederick Williamson, and her mother Mary V. (Weston) Williamson.
She was born June 25, 1923 in Malden, Massachusetts the daughter of the late Frederick and Mary V. (Weston) Williamson.
Private Family funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. with the Rev. Harvey Smith will be officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Dale Cemetery in Malden.
Mary Kosta, 84, of Malden, formerly of the West End of Boston, died Thursday, October 07, 2004 at Dexter House Nursing Home in Malden, MA. Mary was born and raised in Taunton, graduating from Taunton High School with the class of 1938. She married her sweetheart, Mati L. Kosta and the two settled in the West End of Boston. They moved to the Malden area and shared over 50 years together until Mati's passing a few years ago. Mrs. Kosta lived in Malden, Massachusetts for 40 years and was previously from West End of Boston.
She is survived by her three sons, Christy L. Kosta of Malden, Stephen J. Kosta of Taunton, Edward M. Kosta of Reading, her brother, Sevo Dimitri of Taunton and her four grandchildren, Eric Kosta, Adam Kosta, Alexander Kosta and Angela Kosta.
She was preceded in death by her husband Mati Kosta, her Parents, John and Telo (Adams) Dimitri, and her sister, Alfreda Zguro.
Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem Street, Malden, on Monday, October 11th, from 4 - 8 PM
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 12, 2004 at 11:00 A.M. in the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 45 Broadway, Taunton, with the Rev. Paul Ray officiating. Burial will be in the Mayflower Hill Cemetery in Taunton, MA.
Mati Luka Kosta
Mati Luka Kosta, 87, a retired Platform Supervisor for the Railway Express Co. of Boston, where he worked for 30 years, died Wednesday, May 2, 2001 at Dexter House Nursing Home in Malden, MA after a short illness. Mr. Kosta had lived in Malden, MA for the last 40 years and was previously from the West end of Boston for 11 years and a native of Treska, Albania. Mati was educated in Albania, and came to this country when he was a teenager. Mr. Kosta retired from Railway Express in 1979. Mati was a very devoted husband and loving fathers to his sons and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Mary (Dimitri) Kosta, his three sons, Christy L. Kosta of Malden, Stephen J. Kosta of Taunton, Edward M. Kosta of Reading and four grandchildren, Eric Kosta, Adam Kosta, Alexander Kosta and Angela Kosta.
He was born October 15, 1913 in Treska, Albania.
Visitation will be held at the Weir-Mac Cuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St. Malden, on Sunday from 4-8 PM.
Funeral services will be held at the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 45 Broadway, Taunton, MA on Monday, May 7, 2001 at 11:00 A.M. The Rev. Frederick Elder and Rev. Michael Robertson will be officiating. Interment to follow in Mayflower Hill Cemetery, Taunton, MA.
John Joseph Kucenski
John Joseph Kucenski, 90, died Wednesday, December 31, 2003 at Glen Ridge Nursing Care Center in Medford. John was born in Flatbrook, MO. in 1913. At the age of 4 he moved to Whatley, MA where he was raised and educated. At the age of 18, John enlisted with the Merchant Marines and sailed with them for 20 years, enabling him to travel all over the world. After his service, John worked for many years as a carpenter and installer for Keystone Windows in Saugus. He moved to Malden in 1952, first in Maplewood, then to the Upper Highland area. In 1958 he took employment with Quint's Furniture in Malden and worked there for over 20 years as a handyman until his retirement in 1978. John was a past member of the East Side Athletic Club of Malden, and a past member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge 1910 in Malden.
He is survived by his wife Helen M. (Noyce) of Malden, his foster daughter Helen Garafano of Charlestown, his granddaughters Veronica Wilmoth of Medford, Linda Fielding of Melrose, and Helen Cook of FL, his sister in law Gladys of Whately, his nephews John Kucenski of Whately, and Joseph Kucenski of Whately, and his nieces Betsy Kucenski of Whately and Dorothy Kucenski of Whately.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Mary (Kulesa) Kucenski Sr., and his brother Joseph Kucenski.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 2, 2004 at 1:30 P.M. at Woodlawn Chapel. Father Vincent Gianni will be officiating. Cremation will be in the Woodlawn Crematory in Everett.