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FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013 The B o s t on Globe B13 Dillon. Devoted mother of Eveleen T. Allen & her husband Richard of Brighton, John W. Dil- Elizabeth Alessi & her husband Nicholas of Hyde Park, Christine Mahan & grandson Brian of Hyde Park, & the late Brian Dillon. Sister of Gerard Quin & his wife Mary of Walpole 8t 14 predeceased brothers 8t sisters. Also survived by 10 grandchildren & 20 great grandchildren & nieces & nephews. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, at Most Precious Blood Church at 10 o'clock. Visit- Lafighlin, Nichols & Pennacchio Funeral Home, 34 Oak St., HYDE PARK, Friday 4-8 p.m. A Retired Telephone Pioneers. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Catherine's memory to the Catholic TV, 34 Chestnut St., Watertown, MA 02471 . (Doorman parking). MARIA, Mary Sue (Scaltrito) 92, of Maynard, formerly of Concord, March 14, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Calogero Maria. Loving mother of Anthony Maria ria & Mfe Sarah of Acton, Ennegue Mother-in-law of the late John Enneguess. Sister of Ann Brescia of NC, formerly of West Roxbury, Mon., March 18th from 5-8pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave, (Rte 1 1 1) ACTON. Funeral Mass Tues., March 10:30am in St. Bridgets Church, 1 Percival St, Mavn with burial in St. Bridget's Cem meniirifts Perkins School i lieu of flowers. aheeBlMnd,ei75 North Beacon St. MA 02472, or on-line at www.perkins.org to benefit the iaf page ; MARTELL, Margaret M. (Doherty) arch ' the late John L. "Lou" Martell. Devoted mother of John & Cheryl Martell of Billerica, Steven of Boston, David & Mary Martell of Chestnut Hill, Daniel & Kerri Martell of Reading & the late Kevin 8t Paul Martell. Loving Nana to Shannon Tackaberry, Annie, Jack, Owen & Emily Martell, and her greatgrandchildren Sadie and Doherty of S.C. & the late Michael Doherty, Kathleen Gaudet & John Doherty. Relatives & friends are invited to attend Margaret's Funeral on Saturday at 9 A.M. from The Carr Funeral Home 220 Bunker Hill St. CHARLESTOWN followed by her Funeral Mass in St. Francis De Sales Church at 10 A.M. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours Friday 4 - 8 P.M. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers kindly Margaret": So. mcgourty, carol A. (Paulini) Of Bourne, formerly of Needham, March 13, 2013. Beloved wife for 40 years of James M. McGourty. Loving mother of Megan L. McGourty of Quincy and Michael J. McGourty and his wife Abbie of Wakefield. Grandfather of Jackson, Quinn, Daisy and Juliet. Sister of Joseph Paulini of Needham, Thomas Paulini of Harwich and the late Gail Robinson. Also survived by her many friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Church, 1360 Highland Ave., Needham, on Saturday, March 16th at9:OOAM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited, nterment is Private. A reception will be held at Michael McGour-ty's home, 24 Aborn Ave, Wakefield, on Saturday from 12 Noon to 3 PM. In lieu of flowers donation in Carol's name may be made to the McCarthy Care Center, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis MA 02601. Carol was a graduate of Newton South HS Class of 1966 and was a former employee of the Needham YMCA and Sport-sight in Sandwich. For obit or to share a memory of Carol please PENNEY, John M. Of Saugus 31113. Father of Sharon, Roxanne, Susan, Lisa, Patience & Paula. Visitation Saturday morning from 9:00-10:30am at Gately Funeral Home, MELROSE, followed by a 11AM Mass at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Wakefield. Info 781-665-1949 or www.gatelyfh.com PINO, Jeffrey A. 39 of Akron Ave in South Berwick. ME died on March 11, 2013 at his after a struggle ' he was a son of Nicholas and raised in Randolph and attended local schools. Jeffrey worked for many years in the security industry and was a safety instructor as Maiden area for a number of years before relocating to the Seacoast area, settling in South Berwick, ME. He served as a firefighter with the South Berwick Fire Department. Survived by; Parents, Nicholas and Janet of Maiden, MA, wife Ann Marie, daughters, Sha ife Jessica of Bil- DJ, Joseph, Sebastian, and Celia. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on March 18, 2013 at 11 am in the Our Lady of The Angels Catholic Parish at 160 Agamenticus Road South Berwick, Maine. Visitation Sunday from 4-7 pm in the JS Pelkey Funeral Home 125 Old Post Road Kittery Maine 03904. In lieu of 157 Cook St. Bil MA 01821) nory to sup- Of Melrose, March 14, 2013. Funeral at Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., MELROSE on Monday at 11:30AM. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6PM. RobinsonFuneralHome.com. A M Mfcsjdeath of Wm. Arthur Reilly K&Jr. who died Tuesday due to CSScomplications from brain lland lung cancer. He was the cherished husband of Mimi Reilly, loving father of Chip Reilly of Marston Mills and Alexandra Reilly of Medway. Arthur was grandfather to Brian Whalen, Jack and Liam Reilly, brother to James Reilly of Cohasset and the late John Reilly of Norwell and Harriett Spellman of Milton. Father-in-law, uncle, friend, public servant, great ' guy devoted to unselfishly enhancing the lives of others. He was born in Boston to William Arthur Reilly and Kathryn McElroy Reilly and grew up in Jamaica Plain, graduating from Boston College High School in 1952 and Boston College in I956. He served in the United States Army as a Sergeant medic in Munich, Germany and returned to work at McLaughlin & Reilly, a Catholic music publishing compa- ny. Arthur Proiect Coordinator at Boston Redevelopment Authority with involvement in demolition of the elevated opment of the Charlestown Navy Yard, and the revitalization of the Midtown and the Theatre Districts in Downtown Boston. His steady hand, warmth, and quick wit brought him many life-long friends and supporters. He loved politics, and was an Alderman in the City of Newton for eight years, a third generation member of the Clover club of Boston, Past President of the East Boston Social Centers, Member of ROMEO (Retired Opinion Makers Eating Out) of Boston, Member of Oys-terville Yacht Club, and when he moved to Brookline, a Town Meeting member and Board Member of the Walnut Hills Cemetery. Arthur spent many meaningful hours in the gracious company of the Putterham Circle Starbucks staff and a close circle of like-minded, talkative friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Boston College High School Fund, ciated. A wake day, March 15th at the Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St. in WEST ROXBURY from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 16th at 9 AM in St. Ignatius Church, 28 Commonwealth Ave. Chestnut Hill. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment Calvary Cemetery, 617-323-5600 RYAN, Paul J. March 2013. Father of Elisa- i Morgera & The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, SHREWSBURY CENTER, on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Monday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Churcl Street, Shrewsbury, i, 640 Main celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow Mountain r View Cemetery. memory or offer lease visit iww.healdchiamp condolence SAIA, Frank Of Randolph. Entered into rest March 13, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Roslyn (Yanover) Saia. Devoted father of Shellie Cattel and her husband Remo of Randolph, Scott Abrams and his wife Catherine of Sandwich, Bonnie Biederman Bradshaw and her husband Lloyd of Stoughton and father in law of the late Michael Biederman. Loving brother of Anthony Saia of East Bridgewater, Nancy Cannata of Melrose & FL, ancf the late Joseph Saia, Salvatore Saia, Carmella Saia, Virginia Passani: Cattel. Richard Cattel and L derman. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at the Stanetsky ment Sharon Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to The Wounded Warriors Project, 1120 G Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. SCHOFIELD, Robert F. Of Sharon, March 13, a Beloved s) of 62 vears. Devot- Kfced father of Robin Good-SSJband and her husband Greg Irof West Wareham, Richard Schofield of Foxboro, and David Schofield and Katya Mantrova of South Boston. Cherished brother of Gladys Cross of Mansfield. Loving Gungy" of Christopher Goodband, Eric Schofield, Colleen Schofield, and Vasily Mantrov. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, inlaws and Funeral Home, 45 Common St., WALPOLE. A Funeral Service will I Saturday morning c Chur Sharon. Interment , Rock Cemetery, Sharon. Relatives and friends invited. Late WWII and Korean War Army Veteran. Past President of the Sharon Historical oPthe First flowers, all donations in Bob': 02067; or the Sharon Historical Society, POBOX 175, Sharon, 02067. For directions and guest-book please visit thomasfuneralhomes.com sciarappa, Joan (Glynn) Of Waltham, formerly of Cambridge, March 12, 2013. Complete notice to follow. SORRENTINO, Michael "Nickey" Of Revere, formerly of the North End, on March 13. Beloved husband of Connie (Schiavone). Nick- friends. A Funeral Mass Square, North End at 10AM. Visiting hours will be held prior to the Mass in the church beginning at 8AM. In Lieu of flowers memorial American Cancer Society, 9 Riverside Rd., Weston, MA or Beacon Hospice, 529 Main St., Suite 126, Boston, MA 02129. Services will conclude with Nickey being entombed in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Maiden, MA. For more info www.ruggieromh.com. Arrangements under the person- Express your sympathy. View The Boston Globe's complete list of death notices and sign an online guestbook at boston.comobituaries. boston.com TWOMEY, Richard P. 79, of Grafton & formerly of Med- o way, March 13, 2013. ft ; Beloved husband of wife Kristine of Appfeton, Wl, Michelle Sanford and her husband Joseph of Uxbridge, and Erin Mruk and her husband Steven of La Plata, MD. Brother of Eileen Twomey of Brighton. He is also survived by nine grandchildren. Mon day, March 18 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at St. Joseph's Church, 151 village St., Medwav at 10 a.m. Burial St. Joseph's 6-8 p.m. Memorial d oocf be sent to the Medway Food pantry, 600 Manan or., M edway. MA 02053 Anne (Williams) Anthony Of Scituate formerly of Chatham, wife of the late Irving M. wel lings, and former wife of the late John L. Anthony. She was born in 1931 in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Mary Booth and Daniel Goodrich Williams. She was byrnan tures and gave to many animal advocacy groups. She possessed a keen sense of humor, enjoyed good music, gardening and cooking. She was a faithful member of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Chatham where she devoted many hours of charitable work. Anne, a member of the Chatham Garden Club, was a tal- ented She especially loved native woodland Die plants that attracted wildlife to her yard. She leaves her beloved and loving children; Brenda L. Tower, John D. Anthony, Susan Leigh Anthony-Hoyt, Kimberly Anne Samuelson, James Scott Anthony, and her stepchildren; Karen Marcus and Kenneth wellings. Anne was grandmother to 10 and great grandmother to 14. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on April 13, 2013 at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church 625 Main St, Chatham, MA. in lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the world wildlife Fund- worldwildlife.org For online condolences www.richardsongaffeyfuneralhome.com Share your memories. Celebrate a life and share your thoughts and memories in an online guestbook. Visit boston.comobituaries and follow the prompts. boston.com Ray Martin; Norwood star pitched to Ruth, played for Boston Braves By Marvin Pave GLOBE CORRESPONDENT In 1943, Norwood High School senior Ray Martin pitched his team to the state baseball championship and signed a professional contract with the Boston Braves, with whom he made his Major League debut. Later that summer, the tall, 18-year-old righthander faced retired slugger Babe Ruth in an exhibition game at Braves Field to benefit the war effort. Ruth, who finished his Hall of Fame career with the Braves in 1935, watched as Mr. Martin threw his first pitch into the dirt. The catcher went out to the mound to say that "Ruth told him to remind me that nobody came to see me and to just throw one where he could get a good swing," Mr. Martin recalled in an online biography written by Jim Gormley for the Society for American Baseball "I threw one belt high, and Ruth hit a long fly to the warning track for an out," said Mr. Martin, who walked by Ruth in the clubhouse after the game. "I saw Ruth changing and heard him yell out, 'Hey Kid, nice pitch!' as he raised a beer bottle in salute." Mr. Martin, a three-sport star at Norwood High and an inductee to its Athletic Hall of Fame, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease March 7 in Charlwell House in Norwood. He was 87 and lived in Norwood. At 18, Mr. Martin struck out 23 Boston Trade High School batters in a single game, and the Braves signed him shortly after he struck out 12 to lead Norwood's defeat of Dalton High at Fenway Park, 3-2, for the state title. Mr. Martin pitched a four-hitter and cracked a two-run double in a 4-1 victory over Arlington High in the Eastern Massachusetts final at Braves Field, now Boston University's Nickerson Field. Globe columnist Jerry Nason reported that Mr. Martin was pursued by seven big league teams, including the Red Sox, which even sent a scout to his prom at Norwood High. "The Braves offered a bonus of $4,000 and promised he would go right to the majors," said Gormley, who noted that since Mr. Martin was going to enter the service that year, he wanted his family, including his grandfather, to have the oppor-tunity to see him pitch in Boston. "His grandfather never missed a Norwood High or Norwood Legion game," said Gormley. Mr. Martin's final pitch as a Park gets By Johanna Kaiser GLOBE CORRESPONDENT The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has received a $1.5 million grant from the Tiffany & Co. Foundation to pay for lush landscaping around a planned Boston-themed carousel. The conservancy, a private nonprofit that manages the 1.5-mile Greenway, said Thursday that it plans to begin work next week on the carousel project, to be located on parkland between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park. The carousel is part of an effort to attract more families and inject more life into the Greenway. Instead of the usual horses, N.H. Senate passes casino bill ASSOCIATED PRESS CONCORD, N.H. - The state Senate approved a bill Thursday legalizing construc-tion of one casino in New Hampshire, but the bill faces a more difficult test in the House, which has repeatedly rejected The bill to legalize up to Obituaries Seven teams pursued the prospect. The Red Sox even sent a scout to Ray Martin's Norwood High School prom. pro was like a scene right out of Bernard Malamud's novel "The Natural." Called in from the bullpen for the Atlanta Crackers of the Southern League, Mr. Martin faced a bases loaded, nobody out situation with his team ahead, 4-2, in the ninth inning. He threw one pitch that was lined to the second baseman, which began a triple play that ended the game. Gormley was a senior at Boston College High School in 1961 when he tried out for Norwood's American Legion team. "Charlie Parker, Ray's teammate on the 1943 state champions, was the coach, and he asked him to throw batting practice," Gormley recalled. "Ray retired from professional baseball in 1951, but when your bat struck the ball, it was like trying to hit a shot put. He still had that that heavy pitch." Parker, a retired guidance counselor at Norwood High School, said everyone "looked up to Ray, who was also a great football player and who helped start the varsity hockey program at Norwood High. Ray and a group of seniors talked to the principal and we had our first hockey team that winter. "I'll never forget his kindness when I went out for baseball," Parker said. "Ray was two years ahead of me in school and a big star, and after practice he said, 'Keep up the good work and you'll get a uniform.' " Mr. Martin's enthusiasm for encouraging others was still evident two months ago when his late wife's cousin Barbara Kearney of Brewster visited him at Charlwell House. "Ray was watching a physical therapist helping another resident adapt to a walker," Kearney said, "and Ray was cheering him on, saying, 'Come on, you can do it.' That was Ray." Raymond Joseph Martin, who had no siblings, grew up across the street from White Mike's field, named for its white-haired property owner, Mike Curran, according to $1.5m for riders will sit atop replicas of such iconic local fauna as lobsters, butterflies, foxes, sea lions, and falcons. The twirling menagerie will be surrounded by freshly planted shrubs, flowers, and 25 trees. The new carousel is set to open on Labor Day. "We are as excited about the landscaping as we are the carousel itself," Linda Jonash, the conservancy's director of planning and design, said by phone. "It will be really a destination: 'Let's go to where the big grove of trees are.' " The nearly 20,000-square-foot area, which will be named the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove at Carousel Park, will have a mix of red maples, oaks, 5,000 video slots and 150 table games passed 16 to 8, with support from nine Democrats and seven Republicans. Supporters argue that if New Hampshire wants to keep the comparative advantage that comes with having no income or sales tax, then a casino is the only viable revenue option. Gormley biographical material. There, his uncle built a backstop and his father made a home plate so Mr. Martin and his friends could play baseball. When he made his Braves debut on July 2, 1943, Mr. Martin retired three Chicago Cubs in order. He also pitched a 2-1 complete game victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers late in the 1947 season. He was with the National League champion Braves the following season, but was sent to the minors and did not pitch against Cleveland in the World Series. In all, Mr. Martin appeared in five Major League games, pitching 14.2 innings with a 1-0 record and 2.45 earned run average. He remained close to the Braves after the team moved to Milwaukee in 1953 and later to Atlanta, and enjoyed team reunions and autograph sessions held by the Boston Braves Historical Association. "Ray was a great friend of the association," said Bob Brady, the organization's president. "He was the last survivor of the 1943 and 1947 Braves teams, and we mourn his loss." After several seasons in the minor leagues, Mr. Martin took a job with General Electric. He then worked for Picker Corp. as a salesman for medical diagnostic equipment. He also was a driver and pallbearer for the Gillooly Funeral Home in Norwood until 2006. An Army veteran of World War II, he fought at Remagen Bridge in Germany, the subject of the movie "A Bridge Too Far." On Nov. 6, 1948, Mr. Martin married Claire Canniff, a medical secretary he had met a few years earlier while stationed in New Hampshire for military training. Mrs. Martin died in 2008, and their daughter, Susan France of Quincy, died in January. Mr. Martin enjoyed golfing at Walpole Country Club and hiking in New Hampshire and coached in Norwood's youth hockey program for many years. A funeral Mass was said this week, and burial was at Highland Cemetery in Norwood. "I'm fortunate that I got to know Ray better later in his life and was impressed that he wasn't full of himself," said Gormley, who frequently visited Mr. Martin at Charlwell House, as did Parker. "He thoroughly enjoyed his life experiences and was always grateful to the Braves for his opportunity. His favorite memorabilia included his own pencil sketch of Babe Ruth and a 1943 Braves yearbook." Marvin Pave can marvin.pave rcn. com. greenery magnolia trees, honey locusts, and sweet gum trees, as well as planted beds on the eastern, western, and northern perimeters, and seating. While a more traditional carousel currently leases space from the Greenway and shares profits with the conservancy, the $3 million project will transform the parcel between the Harbor Island Pavilion and the Armenian Heritage Park and offer a one-of-a-kind ride. Rides will cost $3, and revenues will fund the Greenway's free public programs and other offerings. Johanna Kaiser can be reached The House, however, has never endorsed video slots. One committee recommended killing two gambling measures. Former governor John Lynch squelched gambling supporters' efforts during his eight years in office by questioning how it would affect quality of life in New Hampshire.

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