Obituaries 02-16-2017

Bernard Schresky

Active member of Temple Tifereth Israel and Knights of Pythias

Bernard Schresky, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, passed away on Sunday, February 12.

A member of the Knights of Pythias of Winthrop, Bernard was also very active at Temple Tifereth Israel, Winthrop where he cooked and called bingo for 22 years and was very active in all temple events. He also enjoyed bowling and the Red Sox.

He was the beloved husband of 70 years to Betty (Beal) Schresky; devoted father of Ruth Mickelson and her late husband, David Mickelson of Canton and Debra Schresky Hallahan and her husband, Michael Hallahan of Manchester, NH; loving son of the late Morris and Dora (Wapner) Schresky; dear brother of the late Rosalyn Wolfe, Miriam Baizen and Louis Schresky and loving Papa of Richard Hallahan, James Hallahan and pre-deceased Aileen Hallahan. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Torf Funeral Chapel, Chelsea with Cantor Craig Mael officiating. Burial was in Independent Pride of Boston Cemetery, Woburn. Contributions in Bernard’s memory may be made to the Aileen Hallahan Scholarship C/O LIM College Scholarship Foundation, 216 East 45th Street, NY, NY 10017-3304. For guest book and more information, visit:

Pauline June Kirby

Of Virginia, formerly of Acton, MA

Pauline June (Morin) Kirby of Fairfax, Virginia formerly of Acton, passed away on January 24 at the age of 81.

June was a graduate of Quincy High School and was employed for many years in the banking industry in Acton. She was a member of the Acton-Boxborough Newcomers club, the Women’s Bowling League and managed Acton Boxborough youth softball teams for several years. She retired in 2002 to Gainesville, VA.

She was the beloved wife of the late Maurice W. Kirby Jr. and mother of Elizabeth Kerrigan and her husband, Kenneth of Fairfax VA, Kathleen Kirby of Nashua, NH, Patricia Rossi and her husband, Robert of Sparta, NJ, Maurice W. Kirby, III of Clinton, MA and Thomas Kirby and his significant other, Cindy Mills of Gilford, NH; adored grandmother of Kenny and Sean Kerrigan of Fairfax, VA, Katherine Rossi of Hoboken, NJ, and Maurice W. Kirby IV and Devin Kirby of Hudson, MA.  She was the daughter of the late Marie K. (Hooper) Morin and John R. Morin of Quincy and daughter-in law of the late Maurice W. Kirby Sr. and Marian (Nan) Kirby of Winthrop.  She was preceded in death by four of her brothers; John S. Morin, Sr., Ronald E. Morin, Arthur B. Morin, Sr., Paul L. Morin, Sr. and her brother-in-law Warren A. Kirby, Sr. and his wife, Beverly Ann of Winthrop. She is survived by her brother, Robert L. Morin and his wife, Deborah of Auburn, NH. and sister-in-law Diane Hoffman of Canton, GA and by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

 Visiting hours will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, February 16 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.  A Funeral Mass will follow in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop at 11:30 a.m. Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. Relatives and friends are invited. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to: Alzheimer Association, 8180 Greensboro Dr. Suite 400, McLean, VA 22102 in loving memory of Pauline June Kirby. For guestbook and directions, please


Angelo Lupis

Of Winthrop

Angelo Lupis of Winthrop passed away peacefully on February 9.

He was the beloved husband of June M (D’Argenio) Lupis; devoted father of Bernadette DeAngelis and her husband, Alan of Everett and Carol Harvey and her husband, Robert of Winthrop; dear brother of the late Ursula (Sister Bernadette), Salvatore, and Marianne and beloved husband of June M (D’Argenio) Lupis.

He is also survived by many loving grand and great-grandchildren as well as by many cherished nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. Services concluded with Angelo being laid to rest in Winthrop Cemetery “Belle Isle Section.” In honoring Angelo, memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN, 38105. For more information, please visit


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