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Veronica Jean (Haskins) Waters

Veronica Jean (Haskins) Waters

1948 – 2024
Beloved Mother and Community Activist

Veronica Jean (Haskins) Waters went home to the Lord on March 11, 2024, at the age of 75, after a courageous four-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. A native of Boston, MA, Veronica was born on September 1, 1948, in the heart of Roxbury. Veronica wa …

Joan McLean

1931 – 2024
Beloved Community Member

Joan Smith McLean departed this life peacefully, June 3, 2024, surrounded by her loved ones. Joan was a member of Peoples Baptist Church, Boston, for 75 years! She worked faithfully for her Savior. She was the President of the Adella Klugh Missionary S …

Dorothy D. Bethel (Range)

Dorothy Deforest Bethel

1929 – 2024
Retired Boston Public School Teacher

On an early sunny morning on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, Dorothy Deforest Range Bethel – a shining light as a master educator, mentor, mother to one surviving child, Denise G. Bethel-Stacke, one granddaughter Sudip Peterson Saunders and one great-grands …

Margaret Elizabeth Jemmott

1926 – 2023

Margaret Elizabeth Jemmott, died on December 9, 2023, peacefully of natural causes. She was 97. Margaret E. (Richards) Jemmott was born June 9, 1926 in Cambridge, MA to Letitia and Cornelius Richards. Margaret grew up in Cambridge where she started wor …

Deborah Tynes

1953 – 2023
Beloved sister, aunt, cousin, and educator

Deborah Tynes (b. April 17, 1953-d. December 3, 2023). Deborah was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 17, 1953 to George Herbert Arthur Tynes and Ethel Josephine (Brown) Tynes. She was the middle child of five children (Ethel, George, Jonathan, and …

Carl Louis Pasley

1950 – 2023

Carl Louis Pasley was born on September 7, 1950 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Philip and Annie Bell (Zeigler) Pasley. Carl passed away at his home in Worcester, Massachusetts where he lived with his son and daughter-in-law, Benjamin and Eleni Pa …

Dania M. Pouncy

2023
Beloved Boston Native

Dania Michelle Pouncy was born in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday, June 1, 1975 to Marilyn Drayton Taylor and Isiah George. Dania was proud that she was born on her maternal grandfather Eddie “Daddy Boog” Drayton, Sr.’s birthday. She peacefully departe …

Lula Harris

Lula Harris

1927 – 2023
Beloved Community Member

Lula Harris, 96, passed peacefully away on Tues., 09/12/23. Born in Starkville, MS, she moved to Boston, MA in 1951, and was a member of St. Patrick’s Church. She was a talented Dance Teacher and Healthcare Worker for 50 years. Lula was preceded in dea …

Levi C Adams

Levi C Adams

1932 – 2023
Remembering Levi C Adams, March 9, 1932 – July 25, 2023

Levi Adams died, peacefully at home, last Tuesday morning. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne (Hinds) and daughter, Patricia. A memorial service will be held at Noon, on Saturday August 12th, at the First Congregational Church of Falmouth, 68 Main St. …

Mukiya (Cheryl) Baker-Gomez

2023
Beloved community leader

Mukiya (Cheryl) Baker-Gomez has gotten her wings. Born and raised in the City of Boston (particularly the Roxbury area), she departed on Saturday, June 10, 2023 of natural causes. There will be a public walk-through wake at 12th Baptist Church in Roxbu …

Daniel Charles Shannon, MD

1935 – 2022

age 86, passed away peacefully on September 6, 2022 after a valiant battle with lymphoma.   Dr. Shannon was born in Cincinnati Ohio, attended Xavier University and Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago. He served as pediatrician at …

Ora Lee Drayton McCray

1948 – 2023
In Loving Memory of Beloved Roxbury Native

Ora Lee Drayton McCray was born in Boston, Massachusetts on Friday, January 23, 1948 to the late Eddie Sr. and Maggie (Lewis) Drayton. Ora Lee was the sixth of seven children and the second of three girls born to this union. She peacefully departed thi …