Robert J. O’Hayre, Jr., 72

Robert J. O’Hayre, Jr., 72

Robert (Bobby) J. O’Hayre, Jr., of Cohasset and Hull, won’t be down for breakfast after succumbing to a brief illness. Mr. O’Hayre was born on July 8, 1949, at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Dorchester, and spent his early childhood years in Holbrook. His father, Robert Sr., and mother Genevieve (Knight), moved Mr. O’Hayre and his…

Richard T. MacLeod, 73

Richard T. MacLeod, 73

Richard Thompson MacLeod, 73, of Hull, passed away in his home surrounded by his family on June 5, 2022 after a tough fight with pancreatic cancer. Mr. MacLeod was born in Quincy on November 28, 1948. He was predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Edna MacLeod, and is survived by his brother, John MacLeod and…

Marie Breen, 100

Marie Breen, 100

Marie (Mary Sweeney) Breen of Hull died June 12, 2022 at 100 years old. Mrs. Breen was the beloved wife of 67 years of the late Robert H. Breen, loving mother of Robert M. Breen of Hull, Karen Scanlan of Pembroke, William J. Breen and his wife, Cindy, of Roslindale, Jean M. Carroll and her husband, Paul,…

George A. Vasiliadis, at 56

George Alex Vasiliadis of Hull died suddenly at his home on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. He was 56. Born in Boston on May 25, 1966, he was the son of the late Emmanuel and Anna (Frank) Vasiliadis. Mr. Vasiliadis was raised in Hull and attended local schools, and was known by his nicknames, “Yoyo” and…

Edward A. Petrelli, at 70

Edward A. Petrelli of Hull, formerly of Middleboro, died suddenly, on Friday, May 27 at home. He was 70 years old. Mr. Petrelli was born in Quincy, to the late Arlene (Newcomb) and Francis D. Petrelli, Sr. Raised and educated there, he was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1970. Later in life,…

Joseph R. Madonia, at 85

Joseph R. Madonia, at 85 Joseph R. Madonia, 85, a resident of Hull since 1991 and former longtime Fitchburg resident, died Friday, June 4, 2021 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He was born on April 1, 1936, a son of the late Philip A. Madonia Sr. and Lucy D. (Amico) Madonia. He…

Russell H. Dowd, at 92

Russell H. Dowd, at 92

Russell H. Dowd of Kingston, Mass., and Zellwood, Fla., formerly of Hull, passed away on Feb. 6 at age 92. Son of the late Hull Fire Chief Adrian P. and Hazel Dowd, Mr. Dowd was born and brought up in Hull, where he lived until retiring to Florida in 1983. He loved to tell stories…

Rosamond Dorrance, at 73

Rosamond Dorrance, at 73

Rosamond Janine Dorrance said goodbye to her beautiful life on Earth on May 21 after 73 years of a life well lived. Ms. Dorrance leaves her legacy to her cherished “honey bunches” – daughters Elizabeth, Emily, and Erin. She welcomed the extra love of their partners, Ben May, Tyler Birrittella, and Josh Hiltz. Ms. Dorrance…

Patricia A. Abbate

Patricia A. Abbate, 68

Hull Times Publisher Patricia A. Abbate died May 14 in the loving embrace of her husband, Thomas Foye. She was 68. Ms. Abbate, known to her family and many friends as Patti, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October 2020. She endured several arduous surgeries and hospitalizations over many months, but was determinedly upbeat and…

Diodato D’Angelo, Jr. at 62

Diodato D’Angelo, Jr. at 62

Diodato D’Angelo, Jr. age 62 of Brockton, MA passed away surrounded by his loved ones on March 28, 2022. Mr. D’Angelo was born on June 25, 1959 to the late Mildred (D’Emilio) and Diodato D’Angelo, Sr. in New Jersey and raised in Hull, MA. Mr. D’Angelo is survived by his children Mari-Anna and Nicholas D’Angelo,…