Obituaries – 9/23/09

Hilda D’Amico

Revere resident

Hilda (Taglieri) D’Amico of Revere, beloved wife of the late Aggripino “Joe” D’Amico, died on September 14.

She was the devoted mother of Lorna D’Amico of Lynnfield, dear sister of Alfred and Leo Taglieri and the late Jean Falabella, Henry, Emilio and Louis Taglieri, and the beloved aunt of many.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home of Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, For her guest book, please visit


Patricia McMahon, 75

Licensed Practical Nurse

Patricia A. McMahon of Lynn died on September 12, with her family by her side, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, after a long illness. She was 75 years old.

Born in Lynn, daughter of Thomas J. and Mary (Graham) McMahon, she was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School and graduated from Essex Agricultural and Technical Institute as a licensed practical nurse. She was employed by the City of Lynn and worked at the Joseph B. Devlin Public Medical Institution. She was employed for five years at the Palms of Pasadena Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. After returning to Lynn, she retired from the Lynn Convalescent Home.

She is survived by one brother, Peter P. McMahon, and one sister, Geraldine J. and her husband, Edward Bloch, both of Lynn and several nieces and nephews. She also was the sister of the late John McMahon and Mary D’Amico.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend memorial services in the Nadworny Funeral Home, 798 Western Avenue, Lynn, on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Please omit flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty Street, Danvers, MA 01923.


Doris Nolan, 86

Worked for the Department of the Navy and in Civil Defense

Doris E. (Cox) Nolan of Lynn died on September 14 in Salem Hospital, after a brief illness. She was 86 years old.

Wife of the late Clifford D. Nolan, she was born in Winthrop, daughter of the late Richard and Lily (Jacobs) Cox. She was raised in Winthrop and was a graduate of Winthrop High School, where she was valedictorian of the Class of 1940. She also attended Harvard University.

Mrs. Nolan lived in Bath, Maine, Virginia, and Revere and in Lynn since 1984. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and watching game shows on television. She loved her cat, Shadow. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She served as a secretary to the secretary of the Navy and worked for the Department of the Navy in the Pentagon. Later, she was involved in Civil Defense.

She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia A. McCarthy, and her husband, John, of Lynn; four grandchildren: Kathleen D. McCarthy of Jamaica Plain, Sean P. Ryan R. and Maryanne McCarthy, all of Lynn. She leaves a great-grandson, Connor McCarthy. She also leaves a sister, Barbara McEachern, of Winthrop, and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Richard Cox, Lillian Cox, Edith Riley and Ruth Donovan.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Solimine, Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, Lynn. Burial was in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

The family prefers donations be made to the St. Pius V. School Endowment Fund, 215 Maple Street, Lynn, MA 01904. For her guest book, please visit


Angela ‘Dolly’ Indrisano, 77

Lynn resident

Angela R. “Dolly” Indrisano of Lynn died on August 28. She was 77 years old.

She was the daughter of the late Victor and Margaret (DeAngelis) Indrisano; cousin of Florence Reed of Peabody, Gail Murphy of Watertown, Victoria Nielson of Hyde Park, Pauline Yates of Mystic, Conn. and Ernest Agee of California; godmother of Lisa Angela Marenghi, Mark Joseph Hebert and Joseph Christopher Indrisano. She also leaves many other cousins.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Solimine, Landergan & Richardson Funeral Home of Lynn. Her Funeral Mass was celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, 12 North Square, North End, Boston. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For her guest book, please visit

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