Obituaries – 08/26/09

August 26, 2009
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Dorothy ‘Jean’ Calello-Lynch, 77

Retired receptionist

Dorothy “Jean” (Daly) Calello-Lynch of Winthrop died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on August 24. She was 77 years old.

Prior to her retirement, she worked as a receptionist for the Progressive Credit Union.

She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Calello and the late William P. Lynch; devoted mother of Diane Calello of Winthrop, Paula Addivinola of Chelsea, and Jeannie Calello of Revere; step-mother of Caren Turner and her husband, Richie, of Peabody, Sandi Tierney and her husband, Kevin, of Danvers and William Lynch and his wife, Jill, of Salem; adored grandmother of Ryan and Mark McLean and Brianna Calello as well as several step-grandchildren. Born in Winthrop, she was the cherished daughter of the late John S. and Dorothy (Gaddis) Daly; sister of Barbara Fucillo and her husband, George, Alice Lally and her husband, Tom, all of Winthrop, John “Jack” Daly and his wife, Joan, of Malden, and the late Richard Daly and Arline R. Mason. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in Winthrop Cemetery. Donations in her name may be made to a charity of your choice. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. For guestbook and directions go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

Mary Perrella, 76

Active in Revere Boy Scouting

Mary A. (Fullerton) Perrella of Danvers, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died August 23 at the Radius Health Care Nursing Center in Danvers after a long illness. She was 76 years old.

She was born in Boston on July 6, 1933, the daughter of the late David and Mary A. (Rush) Fullerton and was raised in East Boston graduating from East Boston High School.  She later lived in Revere for many years until moving to Danvers two years ago. While residing in Revere, she had been a Den Mother with the Cub Scouts and later was active with the Revere Boy Scouts organization.   She loved to read and was a nurturer to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was the loving mother of Robert and his wife, Pauline Perrella, of Plainfield, CT., Steven Perrella of Laconia, NH, Patricia and her husband, Greg Lehman, of Chambersburg, PA, Cheryl and her husband, John Cronin, of Beverly and Donna and her husband, George Justice, of Peabody, and is also survived by 11 grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the former wife of Vincent Perrella Jr.

A visitation will be held today, Wednesday, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home at the 82 Lynn St., Peabody facility. A Service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite 102-B, Danvers, MA 01923 in her memory. For directions and on-line obituary visit www.ccbfuneral.com

Paul Lally

US Air Force (retired)

Paul J. Lally of Chelsea, formerly of Nahant and Lynn, died on August 23.

A retired member of the US Air Force, he was the beloved husband of Barbara (Rodgers) Capodilupo-Lally of Revere; son of Marion (Walker) Hobbs of Saugus; father of Stephen Lally, Paul J. Lally, Jr., Colleen Lally, Marion Lally, all of Lynn, James Lally of New Hampshire and the late Kathy Lally.

His funeral will be held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Michael’s Chapel on the campus of the Chelsea Soldiers Home at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Michael’s Chapel, c/o Rev. Patrick Healy, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150. For directions, visit: www.BisbeePorcella.com.

William Hill

Former Revere School Superintendent

William J. Hill of Revere died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on August 24.

The former superintendent of the Revere School system, he was Legislative Chairmen of the State, County and Municipal Retirement Association, former Mass State Representative and Past Chairman of the State Civil Service Commission, past Exalted Ruler of the Revere Lodge of Elks and a graduate of Saint Anselm’s College.

He was the devoted and loving husband of Eleanor ( Cronan ) Hill with whom he shared 50 years of marriage; loving father of William J. Hill Jr. and his wife, Karen, of Rowley, Diane Hill and her husband, Gerry Hanley, of Quincy, Susan H. Griffin and her husband, Michael, of N. Reading, Michael Hill and his wife, Nancy, of Marblehead, Kevin Hill and his wife, Mary, of Swampscott and Maureen Buxton and her husband, Eric, of Georgetown; dear brother of Thomas Hill and his wife, Florence, Grace Sannella and her husband, Frederick, and Helen Hill, all of Revere, Audrey Cogliano and her husband, John of Westford and the late Mary Hill Cushing, Herbert S. Jr., James J., Kenneth and Pauline Hill. He was the cherished grandfather of 15 loving grandchildren and the brother in law of Carolan Hill.

His Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere on  Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere at 10:30 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in his name to the Pulmonary Hypertension Assoc, 801 Roeder RD. Suite 400, Silver Springs, MD20910. For directions and guest book. www.vazzafunerals.com.

Joseph Cahill Jr., 83

Telephone retiree

Joseph F. Cahill, Jr. of Middletown, DE died at his home on August 23. He was 83 years old.

Mr. Cahill was born and raised in Revere and was a US Navy veteran of World War II serving in the US Coast Guard. He retired from Diamond State Telephone Co. in 1985 after 38 years of service and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. He was also involved with many organizations within his community.

Mr. Cahill was the father of the late Pat, who died in 2002. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Alice E.; six children, Kathy Lams and her husband, Michael, of Denton,TX, Joseph Cahill and his wife, Marie, of Newark, DE, Michael Cahill and his wife, Elizabeth, of New Castle, DE, Barbara Hahn and her husband, Bill, of Wilmington, Tim Cahill and his wife, Justine, of Townsend DE, and Chris Aiken of Middletown DE, as well as more than 40 grandchildren and great grandchildren, including two he raised, Pat and Scott Cahill. He is also survived by one sister, Helen Whall and her husband, William, of Melvin Village, NH.

A visitation will be held on Thursday evening, August 27 at the Daniels & Hutchinson Funeral Home, 212 N. Broad Street, Middletown, where family and friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m.  Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Helen Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Rd., Suite 1200, Newark, DE 19713

Alfred Landano

Revere resident

Alfred W. Landano of Revere died on August 23.

A veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Anna (Marchese) Landano; devoted father of Diane Barry and her husband, Robert, of Mansfield, Alfred J. Landano and his wife, Karen, of Fryeburg, ME; dear brother of Eleanor Schiavone, Dolores Breda and the late Clara Rocha, Theresa DiMauro, Gloria Forte, Gerald, Michael and Joseph Landano and Janet Hames. He is also survived by five loving grandchildren, Jennifer, Marianne, Christopher, Alana and Nick.

His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere, on Thursday, August 27 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: American Kidney Foundation 129 Morgan Dr. Norwood, Ma. 02062. For Guest Book: www.Buonfiglio.com

Judith Scimone

Papa Gino’s General Manager and former hairdresser

Judith (Rodgers) Scimone of New Hampshire, a former long time resident of Revere, died of Leukemia at St. Joseph’s Hospital, NH surrounded by her family and loved ones. She was diagnosed with Leukemia in Mid-May.

Born in Lowell, the daughter of Raymond and Hazel (Foote) Rodgers, she was a hairdresser for many years at Salon Cra’Lis on Beach Street before a mid-life career change when she rose to the position of General Manager with Papa Gino’s Corporation, a position she loved.

She spent much of her retirement enjoying her family, her pets and, of course, her love of Jesus. She particularly enjoyed saying the rosary and praying to the Blessed Mother. She enjoyed trips to Mohegan Sun, arts and crafts and Bingo. Her laughter was contagious and she will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered by all.

She leaves a son, Frank Napolitano of New Hampshire, a daughter Jodi Hunt of Lynn and siblings, Beverly D’Ambrosio of East Boston, Barbara Capodilupo-Lally of Revere, Carol Daley of Billerica, Sandra Lishin of Revere, Dave Rodgers of Taunton and Bob Rodgers of Florida as well as many nieces and nephews.

Remembrances in the form of prayers are requested.

Robert Carter

Former MBTA employee, Carmen’s Union member and avid golfer

Robert A. Carter of Malden died on August 23 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers.

He was a former employee of the MBTA, a member of the Carmen’s Union and an avid golfer who played regularly at the Colonial Country Club and at Cedar Glenn.

Born in Boston, the son of the late Clarence and Rose (Giacobelli) Carter, he was the beloved father of Robin LoConte and her husband, Christopher, of Lynnfield and the late Robert K. Carter; loving grandfather of Nicholas and Robert LoConte and dear brother of Joseph “Duke” Carter of Groveland.

His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere, Thursday, August 27 at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Maria Goretti Church, Lynnfield at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Melrose Alliance Against Violence, 235 West Foster St., Melrose, MA 217. For guest book, visit: www.buonfiglio.com

Margaret Erban, 86

East Boston resident

Margaret Erban of 30 Gove St., East Boston, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 86 years old.

She was born in Beirut, Lebanon on March 1, 1923 and was educated there.

She was the wife of the late Salim Erban and is survived by her son, Sam Erban. Services and burial were held in Andover.

Elena D’Addario, 92

East Boston resident

Elena R. (Cervizzi) D’Addario of East Boston died on August 23. She was in her 92nd year.

She was the beloved wife of the late Mario D’Addario with whom she shared 52 years of marriage; loving mother of Elizabeth Coolidge and her husband, Roscoe, of Melrose; dear sister of Marie Hyland of Webster, MA, Bernard Cervizzi of Maine and the late Anna Yanelli, Pasquale, Domenic, Vincent and Victor Cervizzi; cherished grandmother of Michelle Bettano and her husband, Kenneth, Donna Leigh Coolidge Miller and her husband, Brian and Lisa Ellis and her husband, Eric, and great grandchildren, Danielle, Carly, Elizabeth, Dante and Mia.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere, Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church, East Boston at 10 a.m. Family and friends may visit Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Joseph Fassi, 80

Master Gardener, member of ITAM, active volunteer and veteran of two wars

Joseph N. Fassi of Chelsea, formerly of Revere, died on August. 20. He was 80 years old.

A US Navy Veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, he was a member of Revere ITAM Post, a master gardener and a member of Mass Horticultural Society, N.E. Rose Society, N.E. Chapter of the Gesneriad Society and the American Epiphylum Society. “Joe” was a long time volunteer at the Greenhouse at the Brockton VA Hospital, working with disabled veterans.

He was the husband of the late Anna (Testa); devoted father of Eugene S. Fassi and his wife, Annmarie, of Orlando, FL, Judith A. Dennison and her husband, Arlen, of Bradford, Joseph S. and Robert G. Fassi, both of Ossippee, NH, Stephen A. Fassi and his wife, Stacey, of Londonderry, NH and Charles J. Fassi and his wife, Jodie, of Goffstown, NH; dear brother of Nicholas Fassi of Revere and the late Anthony; cherished grandfather of Gina Withem, Crystal and Toni Fassi, Derik and Dylan Dennison and Janelle Fassi. He is also lovingly survived by his two great grandsons, Christopher Fassi and Daniel Withem.

Family and friends are invited to attend his funeral today, Wednesday, Aug. 26 from the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, Revere, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Karl Stutzenberger Jr., 75

Retired Chemical Technician

Karl H. Sultzenberger Jr. of Marshfield died on August 20. He was 75 years old.

He was born in Charleston, SC, and lived in Marshfield for 44 years. He was a retired Chemical Technician for National Research Co.

He was the beloved husband of Roberta B. (Flattes); dear father of Tobey Ainooson of Brockton, Angela Gordon of Revere, Beverly Stutzenberger of Lynn, William Bates of California, Karl H. Stutzenberger III of Plymouth, Lynn Delvalle of New Hampshire and Lisa Sabasteanski of Minnesota and is also survived by l7 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was the brother of Anita Stutzenberger of South Carolina and the late Frederick Stutzenberger.

His funeral will be held from the MacDonald Funeral Home, l755 Ocean St., Rte. l39, Marshfield, today, Wednesday, August 26, at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Couch Cemetery, Marshfield. Contributions in his memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund, l0 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA, 02445-9924. For online guestbook: www.macdonaldfuneralhome.com.

Leo Mazzullo, 91

Revere resident

Leo P. Mazzullo of Revere died on August 20. He was 91 years old.

He was the beloved husband of the late Carmella (Belmonte) Mazzullo with whom he shared 66 years of marriage; loving father of James Mazzullo and his wife, Dorothy, of Revere, Santa Gabardi and her husband, Michael, of N. Reading and Anne Wanyo and her husband, Michael, of Newburyport; dear brother of Katherine Lamante of Cambridge and the late Sara D’Alba, Jennie Totino, Josephine Thomacello and James Mazzullo Jr.; cherished grandfather of seven and great grandfather of eight.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

James Keeley

Woburn resident

James A. Keeley died in Woburn on August 20.

A US Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Marion M. (Dolan) Keeley; devoted father of Marion McNeil of Maine, Maureen Couture and her husband, Robert, of Wakefield, Mal Colli of Woburn, James Colli of Woburn, Mary Wall and her husband, Robert, of Rockland, Arthur Keeley of Wilmington, Mark Keeley and his wife, Denise, of Woburn, Walter Keeley and his wife, Donna, of Woburn, Marlene Faulkingham and her husband, Kevin, of Woburn and Malissa Parker and her husband, Randy, also of Woburn; dear brother of Retired Colonel John M. Keely, USMC, of Florida, Helen “June” Hamel of Stoneham, Margaret “Peggy” Keeley and Elaine “Honey” Keeley, both of Revere; cherished grandfather of 30 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and the late Christopher Wall.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, Woburn. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations may be made in Mr. Keeley’s memory to the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn, Inc., Charles Gardner Lane, Woburn, MA 01801. Obituary and guest book at www.lynch-cantillon.com

Lois MacDonald, 50

Oak Island resident

Lois E. MacDonald died unexpectedly in Oak Island, Revere, on August 19. She was 50 years old.

She was the cherished daughter of David I. and Dorothy E. (Sokoloski) MacDonald of Revere and sister of the late David MacDonald. She also leaves several aunts, uncles and cousins. She is also lovingly survived by her devoted friend, Charles E. Muise, of Revere.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Jimmy Fund at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02215.

Mary Pisano, 94

Revere resident

Mary (Magnesco) Pisano of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on August 19. She was 94 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick A. Pisano with whom she shared 64 years of marriage; loving mother of Frederick Pisano and his wife, Barbara, of Peabody and Richard Pisano and his wife, Karlynn of Methuen; dear sister of the late Nicholas, George, Josephine, Emilio and Victor Magnesco; cherished grandmother of Nicholas Pisano.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com

Albert Trevisone, 94

Malden resident

Albert Trevisone of Malden died on August 16. He was 94 years old.

He was the devoted husband of 68 years of the late Frances M. (Gaeta) Trevisone; beloved father of Ralph Trevisone and his wife, Jean, of Georgia, Lucille Spadafora of Malden, Francine Spadafora and her husband, Albert, of Malden and the late Nicholas Trevisone; dear brother of the late Frederick, John, Anthony, Lawrence, Carlo, Michael and Pasquale Trevisone and Angela Camoscio; brother-in-law of Beatrice Gaeta, Lena Trevisone and Anthony Camoscio; cherished grandfather of Michele Settemio and her husband, Bill, Anthony Spadafora and his wife, Gina, Craig Spadafora and his wife, Debbi, Alicia Spadafora, Albert Spadafora Jr. and his fiancé, Jennifer Bauer, all of Malden, Michael Trevisone of Arizona, Kerry Quinn and Kimberly Kiser of Georgia, Caroline, John and Maria Trevisone of Revere and great-grandfather of Amanda and Jaclyn Spayne, Nico, Gianna, Mariano and Carmella Spadafora, John and Michael Settemio, John and Megan Kiser and John Quinn. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hallmark Health Hospice, 178 Savin Street, Malden, MA 02148. For guestbook visit spadaforafuneral.com

Harold ‘Hal’ White, 79

Retired Master Mechanic

Harold “Hal” White of Revere died on August 18. He was 79 years old.

A US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of the Merchant Marines and a retired master mechanic in the trucking industry.

Born in New York, the son of the late Harold and Katherine (Jobrinski) White, he was the beloved husband of Victoria “Gloria” (DiMonte); devoted father of Kenneth White and his wife, Emily, of Chelmsford and Karen Graham and her husband, Thomas, of Revere; dear brother of Anna Marie Shank of New York and is also survived by one loving granddaughter, Katherine Graham.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For guest book visit www.Buonfiglio.com

Patrick Guisto

Member of East Boston Trampers

Patrick J. “Pat” Guisto of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on August 18.

A member of the East Boston Trampers, he was the cherished son of the late Patrick J. and Rosemarie (Gelati) Giusti-Giagle; dear father of Jessica Gordon of New York; life companion of Toni Ann Tritto of East Boston; dear brother of Marcia of Swampscott; adored grandfather of DJ and fond uncle of Vincent, Christian and Meghan Giagle and his dogs, “Jo Jo” and the late “John John.”

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott. For guest book, www.vazzafunerals.com.

Catherine Penza, 92

Florida resident, ‘Everyone’s Mother’

Catherine M. Penza of Tamarac, Florida, died on August 14. She was 92 years old.

Born in Revere, the eldest of 10 children of the late Joseph and Theresa DeLena of Revere, she grew up during the Great Depression and was forced to leave school in the eighth grade to help her large family financially. She worked as a meat wrapper for the A&P when her children entered Jr. High School and was an extraordinary homemaker. Her cooking skills were superlative as she served family and friends. Everyone she met felt that she was “their” mother. She was a most loving, caring, sensitive and intelligent woman who cannot ever be replaced. She impacted everyone she ever met, including her caretakers at the end.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Frederick Penza of Andover; her daughter, Susan Scanlon of Surprise, AZ; her brothers, Frank DiLena of Revere, Jerry Delena of Revere, Joseph DeLena of Indian Rocks Beach, FL, Richard DeLena of Medford, Robert DeLena of Melrose and her sister, Gloria MacDonald of Lynn; her grandchildren, Shawn Scanlon of Pleasanton, CA and Scarlett Harrigan of Elk Grove, CA; her great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Madison, Rylee and Jordyn; six nieces and 13 nephews. She was the wife of the late Alfred Penza of Sunrise, FL; sister of the late Louis DeLena of Medford, Ronald DeLena of Boca Raton, FL and Rose Marotta of Revere.

Burial was in Florida with arrangements by the T.M. Ralph Funeral Home Sawgrass/Weston, 371 NW 136th Ave, Sunrise, FL. (954)-587-6888 www.tmralph.com

Leonard McArron

Of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere

Leonard P. McArron of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere, died on August 17.

He was the husband of Angelina “Ann” (Rodophele) McArron and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of five late siblings.

Funeral arrangements were by the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association , 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 For obit and guestbook, please visit: www.mcdonaldfs.com

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