Obituaries 05-05-2022

Angela Go Neverson

May 5, 1951 – April 30, 2022

Angela Go Neverson passed away in the peaceful surroundings of her home on Saturday, April 30 after living courageously with several ongoing illnesses.  She was 70 years of age. 

Born on May 5, 1951, she was one of seven children of the late Isidro Lopez Banos Go and Eufemia Rodrigo Gesem. 

Angela was raised in Cebu City, Philippines and received her formal education there.  She settled in Chelsea over 45 years ago and was a resident of Chelsea for most of her life since then.  

She was married to Malcolm Neverson for 40 years and together they raised their family here.  A devoted homemaker and mother, Angela also worked outside of her home for 27 years as a laundry clerk at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.  She retired 12 years ago. 

She was a devoted parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church in Chelsea and held a strong devotion to the daily Chaplet of Divine Mercy.  For the past several years, she was comforted by watching daily Mass on the Boston Catholic TV Network. 

In her lifetime, she enjoyed playing bingo at St. Rose in Chelsea, St. Anthony’s in Revere, and Foxwoods. 

In addition to her parents, Angela was also predeceased by two siblings, the late Juliet McKinney and Guillermo “Emoy” Go. She is lovingly survived by her husband of 40 years, Malcolm E. Neverson, Sr. of Chelsea.  She was the forever devoted mother of Louis Curry of Georgia,  Charmaine Neverson, Angelica Neverson and Malcolm E. Neverson, Jr., all of Chelsea; cherished grandmother of Chelsea Mae Masocol of Lynn; dear sister of Marilou Curry of Chelsea, Manuelito Go and Isidro Go, both at home in the Philippines, and Maria Isabel “Maribel” late of Japan.  

Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend visiting hours in the Welsh Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea today, Thursday, May 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. A Christian Vigil Service will be held during the visitation at 6 p.m.  Services will conclude in the Funeral Home.

Should friends desire, contributions in Angela’s name can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-1905.

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Alfred Keenan

Chelsea Soldiers Home Retiree and Member of the Cary Square Associates

Alfred R. Keenan, 91, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away on April 20 at the Katzman Center for Living. A graduate of the Boston School for the Deaf, he also attended the American School for the Deaf in Hartford, CT. For over 35 years and until his retirement, he worked in food service at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. A member of the Cary Square Associates (Cary Square Club) he was an avid Red Sox fan and a generous supporter of the Massachusetts State Lottery.

The devoted son of the late William F. Sr. and Mary Jane (Rourke) Keenan, he was the beloved brother of Jane R. Wilson and her husband, Woodrow, Marie H. O’Callaghan and her late husband, Joseph and the late William F. Keenan, Jr., James R. Keenan, Robert B. Keenan, Thomas E. Keenan and his wife, Helen, PVT Arthur W. Keenan, KIA (killed in action) in 1944 in Anzio, Italy and Paul J. Keenan and his surviving wife, Roberta. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be private.

Carolyn “Carol” Johnson

February 12, 1955 – April 24, 2022

Carolyn “Carol” Johnson was called into God’s eternal light suddenly on Sunday, April 24 at Salem Hospital. She was 67 years old.

Born and raised in Chelsea, the beloved daughter of the late Herbert F. Sr. and Catherine (Smith) Johnson, she was a lifelong Chelsea resident  and attended   local   schools.  

She was the beloved spouse of the late Bruce E. Findlay and they both had a loving and caring relationship based on mutual support and a deep love for each other.

Together they raised four children and welcomed four grandchildren.

Carolyn   devoted   her   life   to   home, family   and   friends.   Her   children and grandchildren were the pride and joy of her life. She enjoyed playing board games and was also known as a card shark by her granddaughter. She also loved hanging out with her friends. There was nothing she liked better than a long interesting conversation with a good or new friend.

She was the beloved mother of Lisa M Johnson, Edward H. Findlay of Lynn, Kimberly A Findlay-DiGaetano of Medford and the late Robert M Findlay; beloved grandmother of Brandon Moore, Hayley Moore, Frankie DiGaetano of Medford and Jaydon Findlay of Chelsea; the dear sister of Herbert F Johnson of Peabody and dear sister in law of   Wigberto   Ramos   of   Chelsea. She was the dear sister   of   the   late   Roberta Johnson of Chelsea; adored   aunt   of   Theresa   Garcia   and   her   husband, Nathan and great   aunt  of Charlotte and Samuel, all of San Antonio, TX. She is also survived by cousins, extended family and great friends.

All services will be private with Carolyn being placed with her mother and aunt at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Carolyn Doucette

August 10, 1942 – April 28, 2022

Carolyn A. Doucette, 79, passed away after a brief illness on Thursday, April 28 in the peaceful surroundings of her Revere home with her husband Mark at her side. 

Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph “Jake” and Josephine (Balon) Strychalski.  Carolyn graduated from Chelsea High School. She continued her education at the Chandler School for Women in Boston and graduated receiving an associate’s degree.  She worked for the law firm of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP as a legal assistant and HR officer.  She was married to Mark Doucette for over 40 years and they resided in Chelsea, Lynn, Sandwich and Revere.  In her retirement, Carolyn enjoyed playing games of chance and trips to local casinos.

In addition to her parents, Carolyn was recently predeceased by her dear cousin, Loraine B. Hanegan.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 45 years, Mark R. Doucette of Revere; her godson, Chuck Hanegan and his wife, Darleen of North Easton;  loving cousins, Donald Strychalski and his wife, Shirley of Saugus, Stephen Strychalski of Amesbury and several additional cousins.  She was the dear sister-in-law of the late Henry F. Doucette, Jr. who is survived by his wife, Ann Marie Doucette of Winthrop. 

Funeral arrangements were by the Welsh Funeral Home,  Chelsea. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. 

Contributions in Carolyn’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-1905.

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