J. Philip Murphy

December 8, 2023 Submitted by The Keohane Funeral Home J. Philip Murphy of Hingham, died November 30, 2023 at the age of 85. Phil was raised by Helen and Danny Murphy in Braintree. He was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School. After graduating, he served in the U.S. Air Force. Shortly, thereafter, while renting …

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Daniel Dodd

Daniel Scott Patrick Dodd, 58, of Hingham, Massachusetts passed away on November 21, 2023 at Tufts Medical Center after a long illness. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1965 to James Dodd and the late Virginia (MacArthur) Dodd, he grew up in Quincy, Massachusetts and completed school at North Quincy High School. He went on to graduate from Massachusetts …

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Steven Johnston Tower

November 20, 2023 Submitted by Downing Cottage Funeral Home Steven Johnston Tower of Hingham, Massachusetts, died suddenly on November 15 at his home in Hingham. Starting his life in Hingham, Massachusetts, in 1960, he was the second son of Arthur Tower and Betty (Johnston) Tower. He attended North Adams State College but eventually graduated from …

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Michael Edward Ford

November 15, 2023 Subitted by Downing Chapel Funeral Home Michael Edward Ford passed away on November 15th after a long and brave battle against cancer.  Born in 1947, Michael was the son of Francis and Suzanne Ford.  Being a lifelong resident of Hingham, he dedicated his life to public service.  He served in the United …

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Janet (Ford) Magner

November 1, 2023  Janet (Ford) Magner, of Hingham, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Robert (Bob) Magner. Loving mother to Robert Magner and his wife Tikoo of Shrewsbury, Janet Daigle and her husband Thomas of Louisiana, Kathy Magner (Packard) of …

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Roderick W. Smith “Rod”

November 1, 2023 Roderick W. Smith “Rod” died peacefully at his home on Sunday October 29th, at the age of 89.  He was a longtime resident of Hingham, where he spent 61 years in the Crow Point neighborhood. He was born on a record-breaking -17-degree day in his parents’ home in Dorchester to the late …

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William V. Ruth

Mr. William V. Ruth, 83, of Hingham passed away peacefully after a long illness on October 10, 2023, at the Rose Court of Linden Ponds hospice facility.  Born in Belfast, North Ireland, Bill travelled the world in his early years to work at shipyards.  He later moved to America and met his adoring wife Vivian …

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Ethan Kulin

It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Ethan, on September 28, 2023, at the young age of 19. He was a source of immense joy, love, friendship, and laughter to all who had the privilege of knowing him. Ethan brought into this world a radiant spirit …

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Theodore Anastos

Theodore William Anastos, formerly of Hingham and Norwell, passed away at the age of 83 at his home in Hull on October 3rd, next to the ocean, with his loving wife of 59 years by his side. Born October 5, 1939, “Big Ted” is survived by his wife Carolyn Pringle Anastos, son Ted Jr (wife …

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Janet E. (Kyrola) Rydin

Submitted on September 28, 2023  Janet E. (Kyrola) Rydin, a long-time Hingham resident, passed away on September 23 at the age of 86, following a long illness. Janet was born and raised near Sebeka, MN, a small rural town approximately halfway between Minneapolis and the Canadian border. She grew up on a dairy farm and …

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