Obituaries 01-08-2015

Pauline Dasey

Former school teacher and member of Winthrop Senior Citizens Chorus

Pauline M. (Wolf) Dasey of Winthrop passed away at the Don Orione Home in East Boston on December 29. She was 82 years old.

Pauline was a graduate of University of Mass, Boston and was employed as a school teacher. She was also a member of the Winthrop Senior Citizens Chorus Group.

The beloved wife of Charles A. “Bud” Dasey, she was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Richard and Margaret A. (Mulcahy) Wolf; devoted mother of Catherine J. Giove and her husband, Paul A. of Everett and Robert S. Dasey of Nashua, NH; loving sister of the late Richard and Robert Wolfe and Mary “Babs” Putnam, all formerly of Florida and Frederick Wolf, formerly of New Jersey; cherished grandmother of Ashton Marie, Robert and Katlyn Rose Dasey, all of Concord, NH; loving aunt of Jen Silva and Christina and her husband, Roy Schneider and Robert Nicholson. Pauline was also loved by Terri Gionet and her children Alexis and Morgan Gionet of Nashua, NH.

Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. A Funeral Mass was held in St. John the Evangelist Church,Winthrop. Interment was in the Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Memorial donations can be made to the Viking Pride Foundation PO Box 37, Winthrop, MA. 02152. For guestbook, please visit,

Captain William Cargill Jr.

Decorated Veteran

Captain William Cargill, Jr., U.S. Army Retired. of Winthrop, passed away on January 1 at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. He was 96 years old.

Born in Scotland, his family immigrated to the United States. In 1940, Bill joined the US Army. He served with the 45th Infantry Division and the 3rd Infantry Division in Africa, Sicily, Italy, Southern France and Germany. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation and the Bronze Star among other distinguished medals. After World War II, Bill returned to the United States and was posted to New Hampshire, New Jersey, Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska and finally to Ft. Banks in Winthrop.

Following his military service, Bill worked for the Federal Aviation Administration at Logan Airport before retiring. Bill loved gardening, especially tending to his beautiful rose bushes. His favorite pastime was walking Winthrop Beach regardless of the seasons accompanied by his beloved dogs. In 1995, his wife, Sigrid (Martinson), and in 2005, his wife, Dorothy (Pelland) passed away. His sister, Bessie, of Ormand Beach, FL, also predeceased him. He is survived by his children: William (Waldo) Cargill III and his wife, Anne, of Winthrop, Eric Cargill and his wife, Sheila, of York, ME, Gale Picone and her husband, Sal, of Winthrop, and Linda Cargill and her husband, Charles Iappini, also of Winthrop; his stepchildren: Bobby Pelland, Dorothy Gillen and Jane Manchester; his sister, Margaret Solomon, his brother, David Cargill, both of Lawrence and his sister, Hilda Clements of Kingston, NH, as well as his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop on Wednesday, January 7. Bill was laid to rest at the Winthrop (Belle Isle) Cemetery. Donations in Bill’s honor may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675, or to a charity of your choice. For guestbook, please

Pauline Morrison

Retired Educator

Pauline K. Morrison of Plymouth passed away peacefully on December 22. She was 94 years old.

Born October 31, 1920 in Lubec, Maine, the daughter of the late Ernest and Gracie Kelley, “Nana” was an educator in the Lubec school system for over 30 years. In her later years she lived in Virginia, California, Arizona, Burlington, MA. Winthrop, MA. and Plymouth, MA. The vast number of Christmas cards and phone calls she received this year from everywhere she has lived and every soul she has touched provides a small example of the loving caring person she was. Start every day with a smile and do a good deed before you go to bed. That was Nana in a nutshell.

Nana was the loving wife of the late Lawrence P. Morrison. She is survived by her children: Ann C. Robertson of Burlington, Ma. and Lawrence C. “Russ” Morrison and her daughter-in-law, Ruth Morrison of Winthrop and Plymouth. She also leaves behind her beloved grandchildren: Michael Robertson, Lisa Morrison, Kiley Saegh, Kasey Morrison and Daniel Morrison and her sister, Ina Sleight of Bangor, Maine. She was predeceased by her son, James P. Morrison, formerly of Lubec, ME and her sister Anita Guptil.

A Mass was celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Church in Winthrop on January 3. A graveside service will be held at a time to be determined in the spring in Lubec, Maine. In lieu of flowers or contributions, Nana has requested that all who knew her “Do a good deed”.

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