DeLUCA Helen DeLuca, (Donovan), 79, of Squantum, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends by her side on May 4, 2013. Born and raised in Dorchester, daughter of the late Jeremiah and Nellie Donovan of Ireland. Survived by her husband and best friend of 57 years, John A. DeLuca, daughter Marie DeLuca and John Putnam of Squantum, Jeanne of Quincy, John, Stephen and his wife Lisa of Milton, and Ellen and Richard Moran of Squantum, 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and her sister Florence Gallagher of Mashpee. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday 4:00-8:00 P.M. in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the Funeral Home at 9:00 A.M. Friday prior to the Funeral Mass in Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 800 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, at 10:00 A.M. Cremation will follow. The family would prefer memorial donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY, 10163-4777. See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.
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Quincy, MA 02170
Published in Boston Herald on May 8, 2013