Elaine Long

Elaine M. (Casey) Long

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LONG, Elaine M. (Casey) 84 years old, of Quincy, died peacefully, Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at the Quincy Medical Center. Mrs. Long was born in Boston, and she was raised and educated in Roxbury. She graduated from Saint Patrick’s High School, Class of 1945 and from Labouré College in Boston. She lived in Quincy for over sixty years, earlier living in Roxbury. She worked as a Registered Nurse for the William B. Rice Eventide Home of Quincy, the Quincy Public Schools, and the Massachusetts Hospital School in Canton. Beloved wife for sixty-one years of Joseph M. Long. Devoted mother of Suzanne M. Brigham and her husband Stephen C. Brigham, M.D. of Maryland, Michael J. Long and his wife Sandra of Norwell, and Joseph P. Long and his wife Maureen of Scituate. Loving grandmother of Amy S. Widding and her husband Erik B. of Boston, Daniel J. Brigham of Maryland, Caitlin E. Long of Norwell, James C. Long of Norwell, Brendan T. Long of Scituate, and Kevin J. Long of Scituate. Loving great-grandmother of Anders R. Widding of Boston. Brother of Paul R. Casey of Quincy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, QUINCY, Tuesday, April 19th at 9am. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School St., Quincy, at 10am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours Monday 5-8pm. Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Long’s memory may be made to Saint John the Baptist Church, c/o 21 Gay Street, Quincy, MA 02169. You are invited to visitwww.thesweeneybrothers.com.
Published in The Boston Globe from April 15 to April 16, 2011

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April 6th 7:30 PM GPYC Meeting

GPYC April 6 meeting notice




MEMBERS’ MEETING:  The first meeting of the Gull Point Yacht Club for 2010 will be held on Tuesday, April 6th at 7:30 pm at Bobby Kennedy’s, 53 Howe Street. 

At the October meeting, election of officers for the 2010 season was held and the officers for this season are: 

Commodore:          Mark Mcgahan

Vice Commodore:   Cathy Mcgahan

Secretary:               Stephanie Berlo

Treasurer:              Bobby Kennedy

Fleet Captains:        Tim Ross

Thank you.

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Nancy Valletta

Nancy Valletta

Valletta, Nancy E. – Nancy E. Valletta QUINCY Nancy E. (McNicholas) Valletta, age 48, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester, died peacefully, Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at the Boston Medical Center.

Published in The Patriot Ledger from 12/10/2009 – 12/17/2009

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Past Commadore Robert B. Foley

Past Commodore Robert B. Foley
Robert B. Foley Robert B. Foley QUINCY Robert B. Foley, age 88 of Quincy, died at home December 15, 2009 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Marian ( Henebury ) Foley. Loving father of Paula Renzi and her husband Joseph of Quincy, Robert B. Foley, Jr. and his wife Barbara of Canton and Patrick “P.J.” Foley and his wife Julie of Quincy. Devoted brother of Evelyn McDonough of Braintree and Edna McLeod of Weymouth and the late Dorothy Driscoll, William and Thomas Foley. Devoted grandfather of Jay, Lisa, Timothy and Patrick Renzi, Robert B. Foley, III, Alana Dale and her husband Mike of Medford. Mr. Foley was a proud Navy Veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. He retired in 1984 as a real estate operations manager from New England Telephone Company after 38 years. Bob was active in Baker Beach Association in Quincy, a member of the Town River Yacht Club and former Commodore of Gull Point Yacht Club. He was a member of the Commodore Club of America and past Commander of Dorchester V.F.W. Post. He enjoyed wood working and made nautical art which was shown in local boat shows. For many years Bob served on the Board of Managers for Quincy Cemeteries and also on the Planning Board of Quincy. He was very passionate about politics in Quincy. As one on the founding members of St. Boniface Church, he was responsible for the carnivals the church ran and was asked to participate in the mortgage burning ceremony. After the heroic effort of diving through the ice in Bedford back in 1948 and saving the life of a young boy, Mr. Foley was awarded the Carnegie Medal of Honor and the United States Life Medal. New England Telephone Company also awarded him the Vail Medal as an honor of courage. A devoted family man Bob will be remembered as a thoughtful, quiet man with great insight. He will be sadly missed by all those who knew him. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Friday, 4-8 p.m. in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Wollaston, MA. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home, Saturday at 9:15 a.m. prior to the Funeral Mass in Holy Trinity Parish in Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Saturday at 10 a.m. Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery. Donations in memory of Robert may be made to St. Boniface Haiti Foundation, 400 North Main St., Randolph, MA 02368. See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.

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Welcome to GPYC

Welcome to the Gull Point Yacht Club.

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