Louise M. Donoghue

Louise M. (Delaney) Donoghue, formerly of Dorchester Lower Mills, died peacefully at Good Samaritan Hospital, Brockton, Friday, January 31, 2014. The daughter of the late James T. and Genevieve (Lievi) Delaney was born, raised and lived in Dorchester. Louise or Weezie as she liked to be called was an active member of the Dorchester Lower Mills community, co-founding the Lower Mills Merchants Association and a member of the committee for the Walter Baker restoration project. A retired hairdresser and former proprietor of White’s Cab Co., she viewed being a wife, mother and grandmother as the most important of all jobs she had. Sharing life with those she loved with love, laughter and compassion, she will be missed dearly by all. Weezie enjoyed playing the piano, gardening and a “good jitterbug”. The beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Donoghue, she is survived by Arthur & Patrice Donoghue of Wells, ME, Elaine & Thomas DeCarlo of Hopedale, MA, Geraldine & Frank Carini of Abington, MA, Cherylanne J. Donoghue of Rockland, MA and Joanne Rowan of Franklin, MA. Grandmother of Thomas DeCarlo, Michelle DeCarlo, Casey Carini, Michael Butts, Nicholas Butts, Colleen Butts , Thomas Butts and Anthony Donoghue. Great grandmother of Dominic DeCarlo and James DeCarlo. She was the loving sister of Barbara J. Benson of Braintree, MA, Stephen C. Delaney of East Falmouth, MA, Peter J. Delaney of Milton, MA and James T. Delaney Jr. of Lynn, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to meet at the church for a Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester Lower Mills, Tuesday at 11:00 AM. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Monday 4-7 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Louise’s memory may be made to the Monastery of Saint Claire, 920 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For directions and online guestbook please visit www.dolanfuneral.com.