Obits: Boston Sports Fan, Portuguese Club Member, Daycare Owner

Obituaries from Holliston, Hopkinton and Milford from the past week.

Phyllis C. “Babe" (Mandato) Warren, 88, of Milford, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Tuesday, Feb. 5. She was the beloved wife of the late George G. Warren who died in 1986. Mrs. Warren retired from the Sacred Heart of Jesus Rectory in Milford, where she prepared meals for the clergy. She was previously employed by the Rock Garden Restaurant in Medway where she met her loving husband. Babe was a communicant of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, a member of the Sacred Heart Women’s Club and a Eucharistic Minister. Babe loved her family and friends, especially her granddaughters with whom she participated in all their activities. She loved her Boston sports teams, enjoyed trips to Atlantic City NJ and Onset beach, baking and making homemade raviolis for the holidays.  

Mary Jane (Gassett) Wilbur, 82, of Milford, died Monday, Feb. 4 in Genesis HealthCare Milford Center, Milford. She was the wife of the late Carl Sherman Wilbur who died in 1998.

Teresa E. Lyons, 61, of Milford, MA, passed away peacefully at her home with her beloved husband by her side Monday, Feb. 4. She was the wife of Dermot F. Lyons for 42 years. She was born in Cape Clear, County Cork Ireland and was the daughter of the late Daniel and Mary (Driscoll) Leonard. 
Mrs. Lyons was owner of a home daycare in Milford for 30 years. Her greatest joy was her four grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her love for life and her dedication to her family. 

Antonio Mendes, 83, of Milford, died Saturday, Feb. 2 in his home. He was the husband of the late Precinda R. (Rosa) Mendes who died in 2002. He was born in Peirezes, Portugal, son of the late Jose and Ermilinda (Antunes) Mendes and moved to Milford in 1966. Mr. Mendes retired from the Fenwal Company in Ashland where he was employed as a machinist for many years.  He was a communicant of the St. Mary’s of the Assumption church and a member of the Milford Portuguese Club.

Anna May (McKay) Milani, 95, of Milford, where she has lived for many years, died Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Genesis Healthcare Center in Milford. She was the wife of the late Frank L. Milani, whom passed in 1990. She was born in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, daughter of the late Allen J. and Margaret J. (Young) McKay. She retired in 1977 from the then Milford Hospital, where she worked as a shift supervisor, and was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.

Rose M. (Ianiero) Santucci, 94, of Milford, where she has lived her whole life, died Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Genesis Healthcare Center in Milford. She was the wife of the late Dominic P. Santucci, whom passed in 1985. She was born in Providence, RI, daughter of the late Michele and Rose (Santoro) Ianiero, she was educated in the Milford Schools. She retired in 1985 after over 15 years with the Fenwal Company in Ashland. She was a member of the Milford Senior Citizens and formerly worked at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. 


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