Category: Obituaries

Obituaries 6-14-24

Barbara RhodesAugust 8,1956—May 21, 2024 Barbara Rhodes, a Children’s Librarian for the Boston Public Libraries for over 40 years, who brought a love of books and stories to innumerable children and their families during her tenure, passed away on May…

Obituaries 12-28-23

Kate TrueArtist, Activist, Mother, Daughter, Middle of Three Sisters and Treasured Friend Kate True—artist, activist, mother and daughter, middle of three sisters, treasured friend—passed away at her home in Roxbury two days after Thanksgiving, cared for by her family and…

Obituary 10-13-23

Nathaniel (Nate) Moreau Roseboom He will be greatly missed for his boundless sense of renewal, energy, joy, curiosity and love. Nathaniel (Nate) Moreau Roseboom of Princeton Junction, NJ and Jamaica Plain, beloved husband, father, son, brother and special friend to…

Obituaries 05-12-2023

Jean P. O’Leary Brilliant Artist and a Fierce Advocate and Activist Jean P. O’Leary died on Saturday, April 22, peacefully in her sleep having a really good dream, from the look on her face. She would want you all to…

Obituaries 5-27-2022

Robert McDonnellOf Jamaica Plain        Robert S. McDonnell of Jamaica Plain passed away on May 11.         The son of the late Walter F. and Johanna Franska (Krul) McDonnell, he was the loving father of Jack and his wife, Monica…

Obituaries 5-13-2022

Dr. Estelle Jane ClasingGifted and Dedicated Missionary In December of 1929, specifically December 4th, a beautiful baby girl was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Alfred and Mary Clasing. She was born into a very loving family. She had 12 siblings…

Obituaries 4-8-2022

Carol SummersJamaica Plain Artist        Carol Summers, 86, formerly of Jamaica Plain, died peacefully on March 29 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.        Born on May 18, 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Christian and Letha (Chupp)…

Obituaries 12-17-21

Richard B. LeeOf Auburndale, MA      Richard B. Lee, 78, of Auburndale, MA., died November 29, 2021 of complications following surgery. Born October 13, 1943, he was the son of Roland S. Lee and Mary C. Lee. Dick grew up…

Obituaries 11-19-2021

Ellen Carol GowerScientist, musician and artist Ellen Carol Gower, 81, of West Roxbury, died peacefully on Friday, October 15, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston with her family by her side. Born on June 10, 1940, in Paterson, New…

Obituary 11-5-2021

Ellen Carol GowerNeuroscientist, Musician and talented artist Ellen Carol Gower, 81, of West Roxbury died peacefully on Friday, October 15 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston with her family by her side. Born on June 10, 1940, in Paterson, New…