Mary Labadini, devoted mother and loving sister, passed away Aug. 3, 2018, after a short battle with cancer at the age of 61. A native of Watertown, Mary was a diligent student her entire life, and hailed as an alumna from Watertown High School (Class of ‘75), Regis College (undergrad and Masters) and University of St. Joseph’s (Masters). Mary devoted the first part of her career to those also seeking higher education, and from 1991-2000, she worked at Mt.
Jean Marie Krueger was born in North Attleboro to her parents Merriam (Nana) and John (Gubba) Lutz. Jean grew up as a child in Milford and at 14, her father moved the family to Watertown where he took a job at the Arsenal.After graduation, she began working in Boston as a Secretary where she was known for her fast, error free typing at John Hancock and American Express, to name just a few. She loved taking the “T” bus into Boston to shop for the latest
fashions and spend time with friends going to movies, restaurants and roller skating. Jean met Richard (Dick) Krueger from Wisconsin who was in the Navy on shore leave in Boston on one of her nights out roller-skating. They dated for some time, were soon married in Seabrook, NH, and lived in Charlestown with
other Sailors and their wives.
David A. McCaffrey, 94, of Framingham and Stuart, Fla., died on May 6, 2018. McCaffrey was born in Waltham and lived in Watertown for many years. He served on the Watertown Fire Department and retired as a captain. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. See more about McCaffrey on this report on Framingham Source.
A Funeral Service for Michael Patrick Beirne will be held on Friday March 30th,
2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home,
Watertown.Mr. Beirne, a son of Maureen Beirne-LaRose and the late Joseph T. Beirne passed
away suddenly in Brockton on Monday. Michael was 45. Michael was born in Waltham and raised in Watertown. He graduated from
Watertown High School, class of 1990. Michael was a star athlete during his time at
Watertown High especially on the football field.
A Funeral Mass for Anne Rose (Burns) Crimmins will be celebrated in St. Luke’s
Church, Belmont on Wednesday March 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Mrs. Crimmins, a daughter of the late John and Margaret (Flynn) Crimmins passed
away in her home after a short illness on Saturday March 24, 2018. She was 98. Anne was born and went to Catholic Schools in Somerville, graduating with the class of 1938. A long time resident of Watertown.
A graveside service for Donald G. Burton will be celebrated by the family at Ridgelawn Cemetery at a later date. Mr. Burton, a son of the late Donald and his living mother Rose (Martell) Burton, passed away after a brief illness in his home on Friday evening, March 23, 2018. Don was 74. Donald was educated in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada where he grew up. He came to the states after schooling and worked as a maintenance supervisor for the Boston Herald.
A visitation for Peter John Hennrikus will be held on Thursday March 22, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home in Watertown. Mr. Hennrikus, a son of Pauline Theresa (Purcell) Hennrikus and the late James Edward Hennrikus passed away Sunday morning in Watertown after a two-year battle with cancer. Peter was 57. He graduated from Watertown High School in 1979, where he was the co-captain of the high school basketball team. He worked for C&K Components in Newton, MA for many years.
Grace M. Sperandio of Watertown died on February 25, 2018 at the age of 95. Grace was born on January 8, 1923, in East Boston and lived in Watertown for
over 80 years and Newport, Rhode Island for 8 years. The daughter of the late
Concetta (Clericuzio) and Giovanni DeFilippo, Grace graduated from Watertown
High School in 1940 and later attended Katherine Gibbs School. She married the late Celio (Chic) Sperandio and raised four children. She later worked at the Underwood Company and the Coolidge Bank & Trust, both in Watertown.
A Funeral Mass for Mary Frances Thompson (Farrell) will be celebrated on Friday February 2, 2018 at 9:00 a.m., in the Church of Saint Patrick, Watertown. A daughter of the late George Joseph Farrell and Mary Katherine Farrell (O’Reilly). Mary passed away surrounded by her family Saturday morning. She was 83. She was a devoted parishioner of Saint Patrick Parish in Watertown.