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In Memorium: Dorothy C. (Orr) Rogers

November 20th, 2017 — No comments

The Point of Pines Yacht Club Officers and Members wish to express their condolences to Bill and Dana Rogers and the entire Rogers family on the loss of their mother/grandmother, Dorothy Rogers.

Born & raised in Revere, she was a resident of Beachmont, Revere all her life and a member of the 1951 graduating class at Revere High School. For many years, she was a stay at home Mom, caring for her family & for her Mom & Dad. After her husband, William J. Rogers passed in August of 1978, she began a career in 1980 with the then Bank of New England, as a reconcilliator and remained with the Bank, now Bank America, retiring in 2005, at the age of 72 years.

She is the cherished Mother of William R. Rogers & his wife, Donna L. of Saugus & Richard W. Rogers of Peabody. She was the daughter of the late, Nelson Orr & Ann C. “Connie” (Waseka) Orr. She is the devoted grandmother of Brian Rogers of Peabody, Kyle Rogers of Lynn, Dana Rogers & his wife, Juli of Swampscott & Kerri Harris of Saugus. She is also lovingly survived by her great-grandchildren, Sean & Lexi Rogers & Brooke Harris.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.


Sad News: Marjorie Horgan

July 17th, 2017 — No comments

Marjorie A. (Tewksbury) Horgan, age 93, of Lynn, died Saturday in the Mountain View Community Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Frederick N. Horgan. Born in Williamstown, MA, she was the daughter of the late Allen W. and Lorraine C (LeBlanc) Tewksbury. She was raised in Lynn, and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. She had also taken several drafting courses.
Marjorie had worked as a draftsman for General Electric, Riverworks plant for 20 years until her retirement in 1986. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, and was a member of the Ladies Sodality. She enjoyed spending winters in Florida and summers on Cape Cod. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and had previously been a Cub Scout Den Mother. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, golfing, knitting and sewing.

She is survived by her three children; Frederick N. Horgan and his wife Eileen of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Eileen F. Lennon and her husband Richard of Chocorua, NH, and Timothy R. Horgan and his wife Eileen of Stoneham; six grandchildren; Laura Gilbert and her husband Michael of Margate, FL, Christopher Horgan of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Daniel Lennon and his wife Stacy of Carlisle, MA, Katherine Hernandez and her husband Jorge of Lawrence, Kelly Svendsen and her fiancé John Hurley of Revere and Timothy D. Horgan and his wife Erin of Reading; seven great-grandchildren; Brooke and Caroline Gilbert, Felipe and Alexander Hernandez, Augustus and Aoife Lennon, and Ollie Svendsen; her brother, William Tewksbury and his wife Carolyn of North Reading; her sister, Katherine Wrynn and her husband James of Lynn; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Robert Tewksbury.
Her funeral will be held on Friday at 9:30AM from the SOLIMINE FUNERAL HOME, 426 Broadway (Rt 129), Lynn, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30AM in Sacred Heart Church. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4-8PM. Those who prefer may make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.

Mary Alice Downey Scholarship Fundraiser, March 18

February 10th, 2017 — No comments

A fundraiser for the Mary Alice Downey Scholarship will be held Saturday March 18, 7pm in the POPYC Funtion Hall. The evening will include a home-cooked Italian meal, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction, DJ and music trivia. Cost of the dinner is $10 per person.

The goal is to raise $1000 for this year’s scholarship.

Please click here to indicate plans to attend.

 

How can you help?

  • Make a cash donation to the scholarship fund (not tax deductible).
  • Donate a gift card for the silent auction (restaurant, retail store, liquor, etc.).
  • Attend the event! All donation will be posted to the POPYC website/message board.

 

About the Mary Alice Downey Memorial Scholarship

Every year the Mary Alice Downey Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a child or relative of a POPYC member attending a four year higher education institution, community college, or post-secondary trade school. Read more about it and download an application here.