Obituaries – 06/24/09

June 24, 2009
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Lee Zolla, 60

Verizon retiree, founded Cub Scout and Boy Scout Troops 25.

Lee J. Zolla, a lifelong resident of Revere, died unexpectedly on June 23 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 60 years old.

Born in Winthrop, he was the son of Eleanor (Guilfoyle) Zolla of Revere and the late James Zolla.

A US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a 1967 graduate of Everett Vocational School, attended Franklin Institute and Northeastern University, and was a Verizon retiree. He also worked as an IT specialist at Harvard Vanguard. Mr. Zolla was the founder of Cub Scout and Boy Scout Troop 15. He was a member of St. Mary’s Holy Name Society in Revere and the Knights of Columbus Santa Maria of Malden.

He was the loving husband of Judith (Vajao) Zolla; father of Leanne Stamatopoulos and her husband, John, of Revere, Christopher Zolla and Michael Zolla, both of Revere, and is also survived by two granddaughters, Bella and Gemma. He also leaves one brother, Lawrence Zolla, of East Boston.

His funeral will be held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus, on Saturday, June 27, at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 660 Washington Ave., Revere, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, West Peabody. For directions, please visit www.BisbeePorcella.com.

Donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary’s Building and Maintenance Fund, 660 Washington Ave., Revere, MA 02151.

Lucy Piccinni, 93

50-year resident of Revere

Lucy D. (Pascucci) Piccinni died on June 19 at St. Joseph Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Brockton. She was 93 years old.

A devoted homemaker and a resident of Revere for more than 50 years, she was the wife of the late Salvatore P. Piccinni; daughter of the late Edward and Fiorina (Delvecchine) Pascucci; mother of Marie Kelly of Randolph, Rena Ricciardi of Revere and Sandra Doolan of Brockton; grandmother of five; great-grandmother of five; sister of Frances Nunez of Revere and Edward Pascucci of Medford and the late John and Giro Pascucci. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held from the Porcella Funeral Home (Beachmont), 876 Winthrop Ave., Revere, on Sunday, June 28, at 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. A memorial visitation will be held prior to the service, from 2 to 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association Affiliate Inc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

William Keeler Jr.

Of Nevada, formerly of Revere

William D. Keeler Jr. of Nevada, formerly of Revere and Peabody, died on June 15.

He was the husband of Barbara (Power) Keeler; father of William S. Keeler of Wisconsin and Nancy L. Keeler of Henderson, Nev/; brother of Gertrude Seaward of North Reading, Lillian Oliver of Danvers, Frederick Keeler of North Reading, Robert Keeler of Winthrop, Ann Byrne of North Carolina and the late David Keeler and Edith Price.

A service will be held on Friday, June 26, at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, NV. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Ramo Imperioso

Medford resident

Ramo “Ray” Imperioso of Medford died on June 21.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Aida (Ferraro); devoted father of Angela Koerber of Malden, Roberta Nary and Ray Imperioso, both of Medford, and the late Joyce Walton. He is also survived by five loving grandchildren and one loving great-grandson. He was the brother of Guilio Imperioso of Revere and the late Priscilla Letras, Marion Famolore, Joseph and Arthur Imperioso.

His funeral will be held from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, Thursday, at 8 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 441 Fellsway West, Medford, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions, obituary and guest book, please visit dellorusso.net.

Dorothy Carleton

Of Arlington, formerly of Revere

Dorothy M. (Banker) Carleton of Arlington, formerly of Revere, died on June 21.

She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph L. Carleton; loving mother of Suellen McDonough and her husband, Robert, of Durham, NH, Ruth Ann Carleton of Arlington, Leigh Carleton Murphy and her husband, John, of Durham, NH and the Rev. R. Thomas Carleton of Arlington; sister of the late Helen Chinchillo and Ruth Mahoney; devoted grandmother of Bob McDonough and his wife, Kelly, of Durham, NH, Ralph McDonough and his wife, Kate, of West Newbury, Michael McDonough and his wife, Sandra, of Lee, NH, Thomas McDonough and his wife, Ann, of Arlington, Michelle Poole and her husband, James, of Lorton, Va., and Michael Murphy and his wife, Ingrid, of Leavenworth, Kan. She is also survived by 17 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated today, Wednesday, June 24, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, 282 Still River Road, Still River, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dover. NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Benedict Center, 282 Still River Road, Still River, MA or Operation Rescue, 1 Rockdale St., Braintree, MA 02184. Funeral arrangements are by the Keefe Funeral Home, Arlington. For obituary, directions or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.keefefuneralhome.com.

Mary Perretti, 83

Revere resident

Mary J. (DeVito) Perretti of Revere died on June 12. She was 83 years old.

A homemaker, born in Arlington, she was the beloved wife of the late Angelo Perretti; loving daughter of the late Domenic and Constance “Tillie” (Paragona) DeVito; devoted mother of Linda A. Perretti of Revere, Steven Perretti and his wife, Pamela, of Stoneham, Domenic Perretti and his wife, Loretta, of Revere, Cynthia Pineau and her husband, Joseph, of Haverhill and the late Georgiann Capachietti and her surviving spouse, Carmen, and Angela Bono and her husband, Charles; dear sister of Johnny and Mickey DeVito, Chico and Nancy DeVito and the late Domenic Jr. and his surviving spouse, Janice, Fannie Botticelli and her husband, Al; sister-in-law of Michael Perretti and his wife, Mary, and cherished grandmother of Carmen, Maria, Cynthia, Charlene, Stephanie, Nicholas, Felicia, Christienne, Justin and Joelle. She is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Nicholas Perretti Wellness Fund, Eastern Bank, 605 Route 1, Saugus, MA 01906. For her guest book, visit www.Buonfiglio.com.

Dorothy Lockwood

Well-Known Thoroughbred Horse Trainer

Dorothy (Jackson) Lockwood of Revere died on June 8.

Along with her husband, the late George T. Lockwood, she was a well-known trainer of thoroughbred horses at Suffolk Downs for many years.

She was the daughter of Lorrain (Smith) of Brockton and the late Paul Jackson.

At the family’s request, all services are private, with arrangements by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere.

Margaret Milley, 92

Past President of the Chelsea Women’s Club, Chelsea Ecumenical Council member

Margaret S. (Wry) Milley, a 61-year resident of Chelsea, died at the Whidden Memorial Hospital on June 20, after a brief illness. She was 92 years old.

A longtime phone operator for the New England Tel & Tel Co. (now Verizon), she was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1934. Mrs. Milley was a member of the Ecumenical Council in Chelsea, a volunteer for the Salvation Army in Boston and a past president of the Chelsea Women’s Club.

She was the beloved mother of Richard E. Milley of Connecticut, dear sister of the late Bryant Wry, and is also lovingly survived by one grandson, Eric A. Milley of Queens, NY.

Funeral arrangements were by the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals, Chelsea.

Antonio Romano

WW II Navy veteran

Antonio Romano of Everett, formerly of Somerville, died on June 19.

A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the dear brother of the late Ralph Romano, Rose Bertorelli, Viola Blasetti, Maurizio Romano, Agnes Pellegrini, Pasquale and Carmela E. Romano, and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere, are today, Wednesday, June 24, at 8 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For his guest book or flowers, visit www.buonfiglio.com.

Lina Sorbello, 91

Past president of Revere Hospital Guild

Lina (Valeriani) Sorbello, formerly of Winthrop, Revere, Charlestown and the West End, died on June 21 at the Queen Anne Nursing Home, Hingham, after a long illness. She was 91 years old.

She was a rare and beautiful person to all who knew her. As a young, blonde beauty, she passed up an opportunity for a Hollywood screen test. She opted to help her mother with her large family and with all the Italian relatives who arrived in their Charlestown townhouse. Her memories were of musicians in the parlor and with the neighbors dancing outside in the street.

A past president of the Revere Hospital Guild, her marriage, her children and her grandchildren were everything to her. A wonderful Italian cook, many were invited to Lee and Joe’s for dinner. Her wit, her graciousness, her humor, and her steadfast, loving support of her family will be greatly missed.

Born July 19, 1917, devoted daughter of Paulo and Palmira Valeriani of Marcellina, Italy, she was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Sorbello; generous, wise mother of the late Roberta of Hamilton, Paul of Dover, NH and his wife, Laurie, and Donna Sorbello-Foley of Scituate; stepmother to Joseph Sorbello of Tamworth, N.H; unofficial second mom to her loving son-in-law, Robert Foley; grandmother to Aisling Foley, Nicole Cloutier, Richard, Erica Luongo, Craig, Derek, Danielle, Dante Alec, Robert and Brad Sorbello. She also leaves several great-grandchildren. She was the loving sister of Angelo, Robert, Nicholas, Anthony, Sally Porter and their spouses.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Italian Home for Children, or St. Jude’s Hospital. Visiting hours at the Caggiano Funeral Home, 147 Winthrop Street, Winthrop, are today, Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday in St. Anthony’s Church, Revere, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Winthrop Cemetery. For directions or online guest book, go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Josephine DiSisto

Of California, formerly of Revere

Josephine (Milano) DiSisto of California, formerly of Revere, died in San Jose on June 12.

Born and raised in Revere, she was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1941.

She was the wife of the late Jack DiSisto of Revere and the beloved mother of Jack DiSisto Jr. of San Jose, California; daughter of the late Vincenzo and Angelina (Marotta) Milano; sister of Salvatore and the late Juliano Milano of Malden, Philip Milano and his wife, Mary, of Arlington, Vincent Milano and his wife, Louise, of Revere, Carmela “Mal” and her husband, Frank Infante, of Revere, John Milano of Tifton, Ga. and Joseph Milano of Gilroy, Calif. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Entombment was in Santa Clara Mission Mausoleum.

Remembrances may be made to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Raymond Cross Sr., 69

Active member of many organizations

Raymond J. Cross Sr. of Revere died on June 12 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 69 years old.

Born in Sunderland, Vt., he attended local Vermont schools. He was a Chelsea resident from 1953 to 2003 and a resident of Revere for the past several years.

He worked as an armorer/custodian at Camp Curtis Guild in Andover. He was an active member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Chelsea, and held the title of past governor, a member of the Mill Hill Naturalization Club “Irish Club” and was a social member of the Beachmont VFW Post 6712 of Revere. He enjoyed hunting, golfing and fishing.

He was the beloved husband of 49 years of Carole (Grant) Cross of Revere; devoted father of Cheryl Lillie of Revere, Rosanne Ciaramella of Keene, NH, Raymond Jr. and his wife, Susan, of Winthrop and Karen Molina and her husband, Santos, of Chelsea; dear brother of George, Bernice, Mary, Diane, Sharon, Anthony, Bernard and the late Thomas, Harold, Judy, Claudia, Edward and Patrick. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Local arrangements were entrusted to the Frank A. Welsh & Son’s Funeral Home Chelsea. Funeral services were held at the Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home, Arlington, Vt., with burial at Ira Allen Cemetery, Sunderland, Vt.

Agnes Nicholson

Ladies Sodality President and active volunteer

Agnes M. (Duffy) Nicholson of Revere died on June 19.

She was a member of the Revere Senior Center, a volunteer at St. Rose Church in Chelsea and St. Theresa’s Church in Revere, active in the Paul Revere School PTA and the Ladies Sodality, where she served as president.

She was the beloved wife of Joseph H. Nicholson; devoted mother of Gloria Hobson and her husband, David, of California, Evelyn Lovett and her husband, George, of Melrose, Joseph G. and his wife, Margaret, of Stoneham, and David and his wife, Mary, of Tewksbury; dear sister of the late Florence Feighner, Anna Nicholson, Eleanor Gour, Francis and Jerry Shea and William Duffy. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Pearl Fink, 90

Revere resident

Pearl Fink of Revere and Marblehead, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pa. died on June 20. She was 90 years old.

In honor of her 90th birthday, a special Oneg Shabbat was held in December 2008 at her oceanside residence, the Jack Satter House, where she lived happily and independently until recently.

Born on December 25, 1918, she was the beloved wife of the late Leonard Fink; devoted and dear mother of Beverly and her husband, Robert Gerson, of Marblehead and the late Marilyn Fink of Pittsburgh, Pa.; cherished grandmother, “Mama Pearl” of Benjamin and Jonathan Gerson of Marblehead. She was the last surviving sibling of six children and the loving sister of the late Beatrice Schneider, Albert, Harry and Max Halpern and Blanche Hirsh. She was the daughter of the late Moishe and Bella Halpern and is also survived by her loving nieces and nephews, Harriet Lipsitz of Pittsburgh, Marilyn and Leonard Kopelson of Owings Mills, Md., Marvin and Carol Feldman, David and Eileen Halpern, and Jerry and Diane Halpern, of Pittsburgh, and many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many lifetime friends.

Funeral services were held at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh. Burial was in Tiphereth Israel Cemetery. Shiva will be held in Massachusetts on Thursday, June 25, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the home of Beverly and Robert Gerson.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Jack Satter House Tenants Association of Congregation 420, Revere Beach Blvd., Revere, MA 02151.

Gaetano Lauria

WW II Marine veteran

Gaetano S. Lauria of Woburn, formerly of East Boston, died on June 20.

A US Marine Corps veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Anna (Brescia); the devoted father of Louis Lauria and his wife, Elaine, of Peabody, Linda Hazen, Stephen Lauria and his wife, Josephine, all of Revere, Guy Lauria and his wife, Faith, of Peabody, David Lauria and his wife, Mary, of New Jersey, Christine Colecchia and her husband, Michael, of Revere; loving stepfather of Lee Matheson and her husband, John, Beverly McCue, all of Woburn, Daniel Pento and his wife, Agnes, and Paul Pento of New Hampshire. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

His funeral will be held from the McLaughlin-Dello Russo Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., Woburn, today, Wednesday, June 24, at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main St., Woburn, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. For directions, obituary and guest book, please visit www.mclaughlindellorusso.com.

Joseph Antonious, 71

Worked for Budweiser Brewing

Joseph V. Antonious, an eight-year resident of Everett, died at home after a three-month illness. He was 71 years old.

Born in Dorchester, he attended Dorchester public schools and worked for Budweiser Brewing Co. in Medford as a forklift operator for 23 years. He was a US Army veteran of the Mass. National Guard and a member of the Teamsters Union Local 122.

Mr. Antonious was the beloved husband of Donna M. (Milliken) Antonious; devoted father of Betty-Jo Ventura and her husband, Rodney, of Leominster, Melinda M. Ball and Kim Antonious, both of Revere; dear brother of John Antoniwicz of Braintree and the late Walter, Anthony, Eddie, Stanley and Frances Lafarello. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Kevin Gutowski, Christopher Gutowski and Cody Strunk, all of Revere, Meaghan Ventura of Leominster and Crystal Antonious of Revere; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals of Chelsea.

Carmela Munafo, 79
Bookbinder

Carmela Munafo of Revere died on June 4. She was 79 years old.

A bookbinder, she was born on March 27, 1930 in Boston the loving daughter of the late Michael Cascio and Giuseppina (Ciccarello) Cascio; cousin of Carmela Leopold of New Hampshire, Helen Sienkiewicz of Salem and Matthew Cascio of Winthrop and is also survived by her God Child, Maria Leonard, her husband, James, and their two daughters, Christina and Stephanie Leonard.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Boston.

David Hunt

Member of Carpenters Union

David J. Hunt, a longtime resident of Stoneham, formerly of Revere, died on June 17.

A member of the Carpenters Union, he was the devoted father of Valerie J. Hunt and her husband, James C. Ballway, of Boxford, and the late beloved David J. Hunt Jr. and his surviving spouse, Ruthann Hunt; dear brother of Frances Chiarello of Dennis, Clare Forgitano of Florida, Norman Hunt of Andover, the late Barbara Bandy, William and Paul Hunt. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren, Mary, Claudia and Joseph Ballway and Brittany and Melissa Hunt and a great-grandchild, Madyson Caron. He was the uncle of many.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons- Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Resident Activity fund @ Briarwood Health Care, 150 Lincoln St. Needham, MA 02492. For his guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.

Edna Flaherty, 83

Retired Soldiers Home Medical Secretary

Edna E. (O’Brien) Flaherty, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died June 10 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 83 years old.

A graduate of St. Rose High School, she was a medical secretary at the Soldiers Home for 26 years until her retirement in March 1991.

She was the devoted mother of Donna B. Flaherty and Daniel R. Flaherty, both of Chelsea; beloved sister of Agnes Thompson of Chelsea and the late Beatrice Bishop, Albert, James and Edward O’Brien; cherished grandmother of Keryne D. Flaherty of Chelsea and Tanisha E. Flaherty of Modesto, California; and she is also lovingly survived by her great-grandson, Spencer Wright, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com.

Charles Pappas

Enjoyed golfing and riding his Harley Davidson

Charles H. Pappas of Plymouth died on June 16 as the result of a motorcycle accident that occurred on June 4.

He enjoyed golfing but he loved his family, friends and his Harley Davidson, “Fatboy”. He will be missed.

He was the devoted father of Amy Hatfield and her husband, Justin, and Christian Pappas; dear brother of Charlene Mercaldi, Paula Zouras and her husband, James, Andrea Lane and her husband, Robert, Frank, Steve, Rocco, Rick and Stevie. He is also survived by his companion, Cindy Patterson, and his nieces and nephews, Beth Ann, Susan and Charla Beth Mercaldi, Heather, Kayli, Viana and Morgan Kotchian, Nicholas Mercaldi and Charles Zouras.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. For his guest book, visit www.Buonfiglio.com,

Bernice Simon

Revere resident

Bernice Simon of Revere died on June 16.

She is survived by her husband, Jacob Simon, and son, Barry Simon, both of Revere.

A graveyard srvice was held at Custom Tailors’ Cemetery in West Roxbury. Arrangements were by Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea.

Mildred Vita Pace

Of Salem, formerly of East Boston

Mildred Vita (Tripoli) Pace of Salem, formerly of East Boston, died on June 17.

She was the beloved wife of the late Albert Pace, with whom she shared 45 years of marriage; loving mother of Alyce Forlani and her husband, Oscar, of Salem; dear sister of Frank Tripoli of East Boston, Mary Sanmartino of Boston, and the late Anthony and Salvatore Tripoli; and fond aunt and great-aunt of many.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Boston. For her guest book, visit wwwvazzafuneraIs.com.

Anthony Ferragamo, 87

Celebrity photographer and former proprietor of Coronet Studio

Anthony M. Ferragamo, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on June 16 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. He was 87 years old.

He was the proud owner and operator of Coronet Studio located on Broadway, Revere, across from City Hall, for over 45 years. At the peak of his photography days, he employed more than 20 photographers and photographed most of the local elementary, middle and high school class pictures and most everyone’s confirmation, communion and weddings through most of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He also photographed many celebrities such as Jerry Vale, Rocky Marciano, Freddie Cannon and Rosalind Russell.

He was the beloved husband of Frances (Merenda); devoted father of Ronald Ferragamo of Revere, Linda Ferragamo and her husband, Michael Simpson, of New Hampshire, Diane Ferragamo and Mark Shaughnessy of Wakefield, Garry Ferragamo and Julie Couto of Revere; loving grandfather of Jennifer Stewart-Sellars and Amanda and Kimberly Stewart.

Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. For more information, please visit www.buonfiglio.com, Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home.

Angela DeSimone

Worked at family restaurant in Saugus

Angela (DiLauro) DeSimone of Saugus, formerly of Revere, died on June 15.

Mrs. DeSimone worked with her family at La Vita Mia Restaurant in Saugus.

She was the beloved wife of Mario; devoted mother of Danny and his wife, Lisa, of Saugus, Zina Nardone and her husband, Stephen, of Wakefield, Diana Serra and her husband, David, of Saugus; loving daughter of Antonia (Riccardo) DiLauro of Italy and the late Domenico; dear sister of Pino DiLauro of Switzerland and Mina Manieccio of Italy and is also survived by eight loving grandchildren: Mario, Donnella, Angelina, Francesca, David and Antonia, Christopher and Krystel.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701. For her guest book, please visit www.buonfiglio.com.

Evelyn Collins

Of Framingham, formerly of Revere

Evelyn J. Collins of Framingham, formerly of Revere, died after a long illness on June 14.

A former employee of Ldg. Insurance, Woburn, she was the beloved daughter of the late Calvin L. and Angelina D. (Festa) Collins and sister of Patricia Miali of Tustin, Calif. and the late Michael Collins; aunt of Brian and Frank, the late John, and grandaunt of four.

Funeral arrangements were by the Eugene J. McCarthy and Sons Funeral Home, Framingham. Burial was at St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Framingham.

Carole Palombo

Of Nahant, formerly of Revere

Carole A. (Morris) Palombo of Nahant, formerly of Revere, died on June 2.

She was the loving mother of Lt. Dean J. Palombo of the Nahant Fire Department, and his wife, Diane; dear sister of Virginia M. Hunter of Colorado; and the cherished grandmother of Connor J. Palombo and Joel Durgin Palombo.

Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nahant. For her online guest book, please visit www.vazzafunerals.com.

Carol Iannuzzi, 47

Maine resident

Carol Iannuzzi of Portland, Maine, formerly of Peabody, died on June 15. She was 47 years old.

She was the daughter of Anthony and Mary (Sorrentino) Iannuzzi of Peabody; loving sister of Donald and his wife, Linda Day, of Lunenburg, Anthony Iannuzzi of Somerville, Joanne Byrne of Wilmington, Annette DeMedieros of Revere, Colleen Fisher of Lowell, Jean Day of Chelsea, Lucille Stafford of East Boston, Catherine and her husband, Anthony Leonti, of Saugus, and is also survived by her beloved friend and partner, Silvia Quintana of Portland, and her aunts, uncles, and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Richard Day and Marie Iannuzzi.

Funeral arrangements were by the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home of Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For her online obituary, visit www.ccbfuneral.com.

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