Obituaries 08-11-2011

Robert Doherty 

Of New Hampshire, formerly of Charlestown and Billerica 

Robert G. Doherty of Seabrook, N.H., formerly of Charlestown and Billerica, died recently. He was 76 years old.

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of Korean War, he was a member of the Metropolitan Rod & Gun Club and a retired employee of Goodway Graphics.

He was the beloved father of Jeffrey Doherty of Oklahoma, Tricia Hennessey and Michael Doherty, both of New Hampshire and Stephen Doherty of Florida; loving grandfather of Brendan Doherty; devoted brother of Francis X. Doherty of Hyannis, Maureen Moysey of Winthrop and the late John “Jack” Doherty, Marie Sweeney and Eddie and Leo Doherty.

His Funeral will be held on Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. from the Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, 220 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, 55 Warren St., Charlestown. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are today, Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For Guest Book and directions visit

Herbert Guttelle 

Accomplished Metal Sculptor 

Herbert Guttell of Milton, formerly of Winthrop, died on August 8.

An accomplished metal sculptor with a wonderful sense of humor, he was an active member of Temple B’Nai Israel in Revere for 53 years.

He was the beloved husband of Isabelle (Silverman) Guttell for 62 years; devoted father of John and June Guttell and the late Daniel Guttell; loving brother of the late John Guttell and brother-in- law of Sam Silverman of Newton; cherished grandfather of Dan Guttell and his wife, Lindsay.

Services were held at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, Canton. Burial was at Sharon Memorial Park. Shiva will continue today, Thursday, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the home of John and June and on Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the home of Isabelle Guttell. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice., 781-821-4600.

 William Hoarn 

Certified Substance Abuse Therapist 

William F. Hoarn  of Rochester, NH, died August 6 at his home after a period of failing health. He was 75 years old.

Born in Winthrop on June 22, 1936, he has been living in Rochester for the past 13 years, moving from Manchester, NH. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and was wounded in action. Mr. Hoarn managed restaurants for 25 years in Massachusetts and then became a certified substance abuse therapist who changed many lives for the better in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

He leaves his loving wife, Bonnie Hoarn of Rochester, NH, his daughter, Colleen Fahy and her husband Shawn, along with grandchildren, Caitlin, Patrick and Michael Fahy, his daughter, Sheila Powers and her husband, Michael, with grandchildren, Jeffrey, Jason and Shannon. He also leaves his brother, Edward Owens and his wife, Patricia. He was the brother of the late Bernadette Patrick and brother-in-law of the late Michael Patrick.

Funeral arrangements are by the H. J. Grondin & Son Funeral Home, 177 North Main Street, Rochester, NH. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 189 North Main Street, Rochester, NH with burial at the NH Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH. To sign his on-line guest book, please visit

Margaret Butler 

Employee of Former Frolic’s Night Club, Revere Beach 

Margaret  M. “Peggy” (Lindsey ) Butler of Winthrop, died on August 2. She was in her 103rd year.

She was a graduate of Fitton Catholic School, East Boston, Mt. St Mary’s Academy School, New Hampshire and the University of Rhode Island. She was a former bookkeeper/ Hostess/ Coat Room Attendant/ Bartender and wait staff at the Frolics Night Club on Revere Beach, a member of Winthrop Catholic Women’s Club and former treasurer and a Eucharistic Minister at St. John the Evangelist Church. She summered at the family estate on Prince Edward Island.

Born at Ft Andrews, Peddocks Island in Boston Harbor, she was the beloved wife of the late Edward I. Butler with whom she shared 48 years of marriage; loving mother of Rev. William L. Butler of Dennis, former pastor of St Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere, Helen E. Gibbs of E. Kingston, NH, Linda M. Mc George and her partner, Richard Perrier, both of Winthrop and the late Edward “Buddy” Butler; dear sister of the late Edward “Buddy” Lindsey,  Ethel Eleanor “Nellie” Hughes and ‘Peggy’s”  son in law, Joseph D. Gibbs; cherished grandmother of HelenAnn and Bruce Gusler and William  and Cyndy Gibbs, all of New Hampshire, Joseph and Robyn Gibb and Kelly and Scott Cazel of California, John and Patricia Gibbs of Wilmington, Edward T. Butler of Winthrop and Dana A. Mc George of Ohio; great grandmother of Bruce, Jr. and Jen Gusler and April Gusler, all  of New Hampshire, Cole and Brock Cazel of California and Alexis J. Chew of Illinois and great great grandmother of  Matthew E. Gusler of New Hampshire. She also leaves many nieces, nephews and extended family in the Canadian Provinces.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, Friday morning at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop at 11:30 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Thursday, from 3 to 8 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in her name to Paw Prints Dog Visitation Program Center for families, Children’s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115. For directions and guest book.

Claire Breau

Chelsea resident

Claire T. (Thomas) Breau of Chelsea died on August 5.

She was the devoted wife of Robert C. Breau, Sr.; bdloved mother of Ann Marie Long of Virginia, Teresa Claire Kaplan and her husband, Michael of Nahant, Robert C Breau, Jr. and his wife, Linda of Winthrop and Michael Jude Breau of Chelsea; dear sister of Katherine Passeri of Revere, Louise Malone of Florida, Paul Thomas of New Hampshire and was also the sister of five late brothers and one late sister. She was the cherished grandmother of Maryann and Michael Long, Jesse, Sarah and Sean Kaplan, Robert III, Brian and Lauren Breau, Emma, Christian, Brenden and Daniel Breau and is also lovingly survived by 10 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Expressions of sympathy in her name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.

Edward Moylan 

Retired Chef and Champion Fisherman 

Edward G. Moylan of Ellenton, FL, previously of Tewksbury, died on July 22 after a long illness. He was 81 years old.

Mr. Moylan married Eleanor “Ellie” (Younis) Moylan in 1996 in Tewksbury, where they lived until retirement to Ellenton, Florida. He was a veteran of the US Air Force, serving during the Korean War; past commander of DAV Post 110 in Tewksbury, and was also active at the VFW in Tewksbury, the Knights of Columbus, and St. William’s Church in Tewksbury.

A retired chef, he was an avid deep sea fisherman, winning the Massachusetts Governor’s Cup award in 1975 and 1977 for landing the largest cod in the state for each of those two years, the 1975 cod weighing 97 pounds.

Born on October 8, 1929 in Boston, he was the husband of the late Ida (Giglio) Moylan of Tewksbury and Medford; the father of the late Gail (Moylan) Dean of Winthrop and the late Cheryl (Moylan) Pearsall of Merrimack, NH. and is survived by his sons, Kevin Moylan of Quincy and Scott Moylan of Leominster and sons in-law, Paul Pearsall of Merrimack, NH, and Richard Dean of Winthrop;  the beloved grandfather of Lauren Pearsall and Daniel Pearsall, Emilie Dean, and Lindsay Moylan as well as four stepchildren and eight step grandchildren. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests considering a donation to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure ( or the Disabled American Veterans (

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