Places

  • West Roxbury is also known as: West Roxbury, and Boston.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Anthony Michael Hall (actor and film producer), Bob Deraney (coach), and Rich Cronin (singer and songwriter).

History

West Roxbury is a neighborhood in Boston bordered by Roslindale to the northeast, the Town of Dedham to the west and south, the Town of Brookline to the north, and the City of Newton to the west. West Roxbury is often mistakenly confused with Roxbury, but the two are not connected. West Roxbury is separated from Roxbury by Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. It is often referred to as a suburb within the city. West Roxbury's main thoroughfare is Centre Street, lined with local restaurants and commercial establishments. Today, the neighborhood's tree-lined streets and mostly single family homes give it a suburban feel in an urban setting. Life in the neighborhood centers on civic activism, local politics, parishes, and youth athletic leagues. West Roxbury is home to many of Boston's civil servants. The community boasts a significant proportion of persons of Irish descent as well as a smaller number of more recent Irish immigrants. The Roxbury Latin School, founded in 1645, has been located on Saint Theresa Avenue in West Roxbury since 1927. The school's endowment is estimated at $143. 8 million, the largest of any boys' school in the United States. West Roxbury is home to District E-5 of...

There are currently 3 cemetery listings for the city of West Roxbury, Massachusetts. Looking for West Roxbury funeral homes?

West Roxbury Obituaries

It was revealed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on October 7th, 2015 that Edward F Jr "Perk" Perkins died in Sarasota, Florida.  Perkins was 73 years old and was born in West Roxbury, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Edward F Jr "Perk"'s life.

It was disclosed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on March 4th, 2015 that Robert N Darrah perished in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Darrah was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert N's life.

It was revealed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on December 2nd, 2014 that Gerald F "Gerry" Pierce perished in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Pierce was 69 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Gerald F "Gerry"'s life.

It was written by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on August 19th, 2014 that Vivian "Sister Roberta" Remillard died in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Remillard was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Vivian "Sister Roberta"'s life.

It was noted by Salem Evening News on May 3rd, 2014 that Thomas J Coan passed away in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Coan was 78 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thomas J's life.

It was disclosed on March 23rd, 2014 that Barbara Silva Walker (Fairbanks) passed on in Rhode Island.  Ms. Walker was 96 years old and was born in West Roxbury, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barbara Silva's life.

It was revealed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 24th, 2013 that James R "Jim" McCann passed away in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  McCann was 77 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James R "Jim"'s life.

It was reported by Salem Evening News on September 25th, 2013 that Donato "Danny" Dinocco passed away in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Dinocco was 90 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Donato "Danny"'s life.

It was written by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on June 23rd, 2013 that William V "Bill" Deflavio died in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Deflavio was 95 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor William V "Bill"'s life.

It was revealed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on June 23rd, 2013 that William V "Bill" Deflavio died in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Deflavio was 95 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William V "Bill"'s life.

All Funeral Homes in West Roxbury

Hingham Cemetery

As was customary in England at the time of early settlement, the dead were buried around the meeting house, the first being approximately where Old Derby stands today (34 Main St.) and the second being the Old Ship Church (107 Main St.). The...

A
Adath-Jeshurun Cemetery Association
5423 21st Ave Ne
West Roxbury, WA 98185
M
MT Benedict Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
West Roxbury, WA 98185
S
St Joseph Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
West Roxbury, WA 98185

West Roxbury Cemetery News

Ralph Polcari, 84; owned popular coffee shop in the North End
Mr. Polcari died early Tuesday at Massachusetts General Hospital of a combination ... We learned a lot about running a business, said Pasquale Paolucci of West Roxbury, another one of the six boys, who started working at the shop at 14.
http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/obituaries/articles/2010/10/29/ralph_polcari_84_owned_popular_coffee_shop_in_the_north_end/

Gubernatorial candidates shake hands, dodge protests
Im looking forward to taking back this great state of Massachusetts and giving you the government ... telling about 100 seniors gathered at a Knights of Columbus hall in West Roxbury that his administration strives to live by the ideals of their generation.
http://www.boston.com/news/politics/articles/2010/10/24/gubernatorial_candidates_shake_hands_dodge_protests/?p1=News_links

Obituaries published Nov. 3
West Roxbury on Thursday, November 4 ... Visiting hours in the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary's name to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute ...
http://www.thesunchronicle.com/articles/2010/11/04/obituaries/8191667.txt

Obituaries published week of Oct. 28
75 Central St., Foxboro, MA 02035. George F. McMahon George F. McMahon, 82, of Foxboro, formerly of West Roxbury, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 at the Caritas Norwood Hospital. He was the husband of the late Evelyn M. (Cunningham) McMahon ...
http://www.foxbororeporter.com/articles/2010/11/04/obituaries/doc4cc07593427ad751980959.txt

William J. Kiernan Jr., 78
Bill is further survived by his brother, Kevin (Judith) Kiernan of Norwood; and his sister-in-law, Roth Kolka of West Roxbury; as well as many other ... Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery will be private. Memorials in Bill's name may be ...
http://www.salemnews.com/archive/x104125566/William-J-Kiernan-Jr-78

Holyhood Cemetery / St Josephs Cemetery
St. Joseph Cemetery - Holyhood Cemetery Holyhood Cemetery Association - 990 LaGrange Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132 (617) 327-1010 2009 Holyhood Cemetery Association.
http://www.holyhood.com/

St Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA : Reviews and maps ...
St Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA : Reviews and maps - Yahoo! Local, 617.327.1010. Get Ratings, Reviews, Photos and more on Yahoo! Local.
http://local.yahoo.com/info-10183562-st-joseph-cemetery-west-roxbury

Gethsemane Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA : Reviews and maps ...
Gethsemane Cemetery, West Roxbury, MA : Reviews and maps - Yahoo! Local, 617.325.0186. Get Ratings, Reviews, Photos and more on Yahoo! Local.
http://local.yahoo.com/info-10180053-gethsemane-cemetery-west-roxbury

West Roxbury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West Roxbury is a dissolved municipality and current neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States,[1] and is bordered by Roslindale to ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Roxbury

West Roxbury Funeral Homes and funeral services in Massachusetts
Listing all funeral homes in West Roxbury, Massachusetts so you can easily send flowers to any location (same day delivery) or find any funeral service.
http://www.imortuary.com/funeral-homes/massachusetts/west-roxbury.php

West Roxbury Cemeteries and funeral services in Massachusetts
Listing all cemeteries in West Roxbury, Massachusetts so you can easily send flowers to any location (same day delivery) or find any funeral service.
http://www.imortuary.com/cemeteries/massachusetts/west-roxbury.php

VA Boston Healthcare System Home
West Roxbury Division. 1400 VFW Parkway. West Roxbury, MA 02132 ... Nobles School Rink, 10 Campus Drive Dedham MA. Flu Shot Clinic. Nov 8, 2010 8:30 AM - 11:30 ...
http://www.boston.va.gov/