Obituaries 04-24-2012

Francis Codair

GE Retiree

Francis J. Codair, a lifelong resident of Lynn, died Wednesday at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 91 years old.

The beloved husband of the late Dorothy E. (Briffett) Codair, he was born in Lynn, son of the late Frank G. and Jane (O’Donovan) Codair.

He graduated from St. Patrick’s Grammar School and attended Lynn Public Schools and worked for the General Electric Company River Works as an EB Welder for 48 years retiring in 1979.

Mr. Codair was a US Marine Corps veteran of World War II and held the rank of Corporal. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theatre Medal, European African Middle East Medal and the China Service Medal.

He was a member of the Local 201 IUE AFL CIO, a member of the Heavy Equipment Operators Local 4, Valladolid Council # 70 Knights of Columbus, the 3rd Order of St. Francis and a long time communicant of Sacred Heart Church.

He is survived by his loving children, Linda J. Berg of Lynn, Cynthia O’Brien and her husband, Timothy of No. Attleboro, Larry T. Codair and his wife, Elise of Lynn, Donna M. Small and her husband, Robert of Lynn, David G. Codair and his wife, Kelly of Melrose and Caroline F. Morse and her husband, Thomas of Melrose. He is also survived by his cherished 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late William, Alexander and James Codair and Catherine Chadbourne.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn. Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery. For online register book please visit

Henry Murawski

Retired Gourmet Chef

Henry Murawski of Chelsea died on April 18 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home where he has been receiving supportive care for several years.  He was 78 years old.

Born and raised in Warlubie, Poland, he was the son of the late Franciszek and Rozalia (Szreder) Murawski.  He received his early education in Poland and was a professionally trained chef.  He brought his family to this country in the early 1960’s and settled in Chelsea in 1965. He began working at the Boston Sheraton Hotel as an Executive Gourmet Chef and subsequently worked in the Parker House, the Chilton Club and the Meridian Hotel in Boston.  He has been medically disabled since 1986 and confined to a wheel chair since that time.

He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Lorynska) Murawski; devoted father of Thaddeus Murawski and his wife, Lila of Wrentham, Maria Zbawiony of Manchester NH, Valdemar Murawski and his wife, Joann of  Topsfield,  Eva Carson of New Hampshire, Elizabeth Murawski of Seabrook, NH and Sophia Murawski of Chelsea; dear brother of Alfons Murawski of Lynn, Jadwiga Taluchowska, Kristina Gudel and Jan Murawski, all of Poland and is also survived by 10 grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Stanislaus Church in Chelsea. Services concluded with burial at Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn.  Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Chelsea Jewish Foundation, 17 Lafayette Ave., Chelsea MA 02150. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of the Anthony Memorial Funeral Home.

Elizabeth Doyle

US Post Office Clerk

Elizabeth L. Doyle of Endfield Road, Winthrop died on April 21 after a brief illness. She was 69 years old. Born in Winthrop, she was the beloved daughter of Edith (Vass) and Stanley Armitstead. A long time Winthrop resident, she worked as a clerk for the United Stated Post Office for more than 32 years.

She was the devoted wife of Mary Anne Thibodeau of Lynn and the loving mother of Marc Doyle of Winthrop, Paula Angelli and her husband, Matthew of Hudson, NH, Lisa Doyle of Bedford, NH and Aimee Cohen and her husband, Douglas of Winthrop; dear sister of Bruce Armitstead of Lowell, Barbara Sharib and her husband, Daniel of Lynn and the late George Armitstead; cherished grandmother of Robert, Allison, Shawn and Sara; former wife of Paul Doyle; stepdaughter of Fran Armistead of New Hampshire. She was loved by all of her wife’s family, especially the little ones.

Funeral services were held at the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on April 23. Rev. Donald Milligan celebrated the service.

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Derrick Click

Zoll Medical Corp Production Manager

Derrick C. Click of Derry, NH, formerly of Lynn, died at the Mass General Hospital on April 20 after a brief illness. He was 52 years old.

Mr. Click was a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer serving in Operation Desert Storm and the Persian Gulf War and a production manager for Zoll Medical Corp. where he was employed since 1995.

Born in Chardon, OH, he was the beloved husband of Maureen Dunn-Click; loving father of Stephanie Click, Danielle Adams, and Joshua Bochkor; loving son of Dallas Click of Braceville, OH and the late Janice Click; loving brother of Darlene Fadem and her husband, Mitch of New Mexico, Annette Diles and her husband, Cliff of Southington, OH, and the late Kevin Click; loving son In law of Francis and Barbara Dunn of Everett; loving brother in law of Frank and Maureen Dunn, Nancy and Paul DeCesare, Brian and Marie Dunn; dear uncle of Michael and Adam Fadem, Cory, Logan, and Chandler Diles, Paul and Erin DeCesare, Kelly and Chance Lowenberg, Meghan Falk, Patrick and Kelsey Dunn, Erin and Lily Dunn.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett today, Tuesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Fostering The Arts, 101 Tremont St., Suite 1100, Boston, MA 02108. For directions visit JF Ward Funeral Home (617) 387-3367

Anne Mooney

Charlestown Resident

Anne T. Mooney of Charlestown died on April 20. She was 87 years old.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Sylvester and Annie (Hickey) Mooney; beloved sister of the late Rita Hickey, Sylvester J. Mooney, and Loretta J. Driscoll; loving aunt to James Hickey of New York, Midge Hickey of LA, John Driscoll and his wife, Margaret of Charlestown, Joseph Driscoll and his companion, Ilse Sullivan of Lynn, and Dennis Driscoll and his companion, Cheryl Foley of Charlestown, and great-aunt to John, Joseph, and Elizabeth Driscoll. She was the dear lifelong friend of Weltha Bird of Kingston.

Funeral arrangements were by the Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For obituary and online condolences, please visit:

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