Obituaries 03-10-2010

John Chandler

US Postal retiree, worked at West Lynn Smoke Shop and Nadworny Funeral Home, Pastoral Assistant, Eucharistic Minister and member of many organizations

John R. Chandler of Lynn died at Salem Hospital on March 6 after a brief illness. He was 78 years old.

He was a US Postal Worker in South Boston retiring in 1988. After his retirement, he worked at the West Lynn Smoke Shop and was later associated with the Nadworny Funeral Home for 15 years. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War serving for nine years with the rank of Sergeant.

A Chaplain for many years for the Polish Legion American Veterans Post 56, he was also a member of Post 161 AMVETS, Post 6535 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Korean War Veterans, Cocktail League Associates, St. Michael’s Retirees and the former Holy Name Society of St. Michael’s Church. He was the Pastoral Associate and Eucharistic Minister for the late Rev. Kazimierz Zastawny of St. Michael’s Church and also for the Rev. Alfonse Ferreira when he became Administrator until the closing of the church.

Born in Lynn, he was the son of John and Winifred E. (Connelly) Chandler and is survived by one sister, Mary J. and her husband, Raymond Brockett, of Lynn and several nieces, nephews and grand nieces and grand nephews. He was the brother of the late Joseph E. Chandler.

Relatves and friends are invited to attend his funeral from the Nadworny Funeral Home, 798 Western Avenue, Lynn, Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church at 10 a.m. Private Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. P.L. A. V. Post 56 will meet for services at 6 p.m. Those who wish, may make memorial donations to the Listening Place, c/o Alfonse Ferraira, 38 Michigan Avenue, Lynn, MA 01902.

Edward Morrison

Longtime St. Mary’s Parish Custodian

Edward W. Morrison of Lynn died unexpectedly at home on February 27. He was 43 years old.

Born in Saugus and educated in Lynn, he was the son of Violet (McDaniel) Calef of Lynn and the late Robert Morrison. He lived in Lynn for most of his life and was employed as a custodian for St. Mary’s Parish for many years. He was an active communicant of St. Mary’s Church and often worked the parish Bingos. An avid sports fan, he especially enjoyed wrestling and loved all kinds of music.

In addition to his mother, he leaves two daughters, Nicole Brown of Lynn and Casey Brown of Randolph, a son Edward Brown of Lynn, the mother of his children, Cheri Brown, of Lynn; three brothers, Lawrence Morrison and Gray Morrison, both of Lynn, and Timothy Calef of Portland, ME; one grandson, Brandon, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn. Private burial will be held at a later date. Donation’s in his memory may be sent to St. Mary’s Building Fund, 8 So. Common St. Lynn. For online guestbook, please visit

Frank Morley, 80

Considered “Mayor” of the Olive Street Apartments

Frank C. Morley of Lynn died suddenly at Union Hospital on March 2. He was 80 years old.

He was a 1948 graduate of Lynn Vocational and was in the first graduating class of the new school. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War and a former member of the William P. Connery Post 6 American Legion. Before his retirement, he was employed for 20 years as an Electric Motor Repair Man at Sullivan Electric. Prior to that, he worked for Champion Lamp. He lived in the “Brickyard” Section of Lynn for most of his life and was known for his sense of humor and his love of life. He enjoyed conversation and was considered to be the “Mayor” of the Olive Street Apartments.

Born in Lynn, the son of the late Frank C. Sr. and Evelyn F. (Blowers) Morley and the former husband of Norma Innocenti Hurley, he was a long time companion of Brenda Sullivan of Lynn. He is also survived by four step daughters, Elaine Daley of Lynn, Barbara Healy of Whitman, Paula Courtu of Tennessee and Karen Wonoski of Beverly; three brothers, Edward J., Richard E. and Donald R. Morley, all of Lynn, and a dear friend, Robin deStefano of Nahant; eight step grandchildren, Kim and Shawn Medeiros, April Montes, Lynne Norton, Colleen Perry, Nicole Miller, William Medeiros and Michael Wonoski, several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Lennie Morley, Evelyn Collins and Frances Mahan.

Funeral arrangements were by the Nadworny Funeral Home, Lynn. Donations may be made to A.H.I.H.A., 1143 West Lake Street, Cicago, IL 60607.

Hubert Jackson

Of Everett and Lynn

Hubert Jackson of Everett and Lynn died on March 3.

He was the life partner of Carole Goodrum; devoted father of Serena Goodrum and Chris Goodrum, all of Lynn; loving brother of Denise Jackson of Everett and Diane Jackson Palmer of Chicago, IL; son of the late Richard and Blonzine (Woodington) Jackson.

Funeral arrangements were by the Murphy-O’Hara Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

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