Obituaries 04-07-2010

April 7, 2010
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Charles Wilcox Jr.

Driver for Stop & Shop

Charles F. Wilcox Jr. died unexpectedly at his home on Revere Beach Boulevard on March 17. He was 64 years old.

"Charlie" was a former resident of Roslindale and Jamaica Plain and has lived in Revere for more than 25 years. He worked for the Teamsters Union Local 25 at Stop & Shop as a driver for most of his working career.

He was the son of the late Charles F. Wilcox Sr. and Ellen (McLaughlin) Wilcox and the former husband of Patricia A. (McAdams) Wilcox-Lake of Norwood. He is lovingly survived by his devoted friends, Joanne Cataldo and family and Kenneth C. O’Neil and family, all of Revere. Although he leaves no immediate survivors, he leaves an extended family of friends from the Revere Beach Boulevard area.

A period of visitation will be held from 10 to 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, April 8 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) followed by a funeral service at the funeral home at noon. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice.

 

John Briasco

Retired Logan Airport Bartender

John B. Briasco of Revere died at home on April 5 following a long illness. He was 70 years old.

Born in Medford, he lived in East Boston for most of his life until moving to Revere 30 years ago. He entered the US Navy in June of 1955, Post-Korea, and served for three years. For most of his working career, he was a union bartender for Logan Airport and for several years, he served at Terminal C.

He was the husband of the late Jean A. (Melanson) Briasco who died in August of 2006; devoted father of Pamela M. Cataldo and her husband, James F., of North Reading, Michele A. Shea of North Reading, Jack J. Shea of Hawaii, Dorothea M. DeLuca and her husband, Francis X., of Topsfield, John F. Briasco of East Boston and Jacqueline Martin and her husband, Gregory, of Franklin, MA; dear brother of Louis J. Briasco of San Francisco, CA and is also survived by 11 loving grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be today, Wednesday, April 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the ALL CARE Hospice, 16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901.

 

Lina Bell

Worked at Revere Public Library

Linda M. Bell died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on April 2. She was 56 years old.

Born in Boston and raised in Revere, she was the daughter of the late Edmund C. and Edna (Doyle) Bell. She was a librarian’s assistant at the Revere Public Library for 17 years and an active member of the Revere community.

She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie E. Bell of Revere, her grandson, Cody F. Bell, one brother, Edmund W. Bell of Revere and her sister in law, Georgianna Bell of Revere and her nephew, Ernest Bell. She was the sister of the late Judy Lahaise.

Funeral services were private at the request of the family. Donations in her memory may be made to the family in care of Bonnie E. Bell, 259 Lantern Road, Apt. 11, Revere, MA 02151.

 

Mary Ferullo

Garment industry retiree

Mary Ferullo of East Boston died on April 4.

Ms. Ferullo worked in the garment industry until her retirement and was a member of Local 80D ILGWU. She enjoyed having her family gather at her house every Sunday for dinner, spending weekends at her sister Helen’s house in Peabody, holidays and vacations, especially cruises, with her family in Peabody. She enjoyed activities and trips with the East Boston Seniors, Florence Levine Estates and Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, sewing, cooking for her family, eating out, candy, shopping, going for long rides, reading the newspaper, McDonalds and Santarpios.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Assunta (Madalazzo) Ferullo; dear sister of Helen Stillman of Peabody, Viola Manozzi of Peabody, Michael Ferullo of Revere and the late Mae Finamore, Bonnie Sciarappa, Margaret, Louis, Joseph, Anthony and John Ferullo. She will especially be missed by her primary caretakers, Judy and Michael Orlando of Peabody and their children, "her Michael" and Lauren. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Her Funeral will be held from The Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St. (Maverick Sq.) East Boston on Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston at 10 a.m. The family will receive visitors today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial in St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale. Memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, 17 Lafayette Ave., Chelsea, MA 02152. For online condolences visit www.rapinomemorialhome.com

 

Phyllis Crasco

Revere resident

Phyllis T. (Fitzler) Crasco of Revere died at home on Holy Saturday, April 5, surrounded by her loving family.

She was the beloved wife of Peter C. Crasco with whom she shared 22 years of marriage; loving mother of James A. Skelton and his wife, Isabel, and Laurie Dion, and her husband, Paul, all of Revere and Cindy M. Skelton of Belmont; dear sister of Geraldine Lau and her husband, Robert, of New Hampshire and cherished grandmother of Kiara and Kabrina Pierce, KC Skelton and Janaye and Jaclynne Dion; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews and will also be missed by her many friends and co-workers at the I Hop in Revere where she worked for many years.

Family and friends may visit Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the chapel of the Resurrection in Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere, with a Celebration of her Life at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be private. For directions and guest book, please visit: www.vazzafunerals.com.

 

Walter Parker

Truck Driver

Walter F. Parker of Revere died on April 1. He was 68 years old.

A truck driver, born in Connecticut, he was the beloved husband of Gloria (Morse) Parker of Revere; devoted father of Lyne M. Cocciniglio of Tewksbury, Kim Ann Martinelli and her husband, Stephen, of Lawrence, Walter F. Parker Jr. and Wayne M. Parker, both of Revere; cherished grandfather of eight and great grandfather of one. He is also survived by many loving aunts and uncles.

His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere, today, Wednesday, April 7 at 10 a.m. A service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. For guestbook and/or flowers, please visit: www.buonfiglio.com

 

Mary Shannon

Danvers resident

Mary H. (Dawson) Shannon of Danvers, formerly of Revere, died on April 4. She was 90 years old.

Born in Boston on Sept. 23, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mabel (McDermott) Dawson. She was raised and educated in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School. Mrs. Shannon was a longtime Danvers resident and resided in Winthrop for several years before returning to Danvers. She was employed at the General Electric River Works Plant in Lynn where she and her husband were both employed for more than 40 years. She was a communicant of St. Mary of the Annunciation Church in Danvers.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Shannon with whom she shared over 30 years of marraige, sister of the late Virginia Dolan, Theresa Graf, and Thomas Dawson, aunt of Kathleen Neal, Maureen Harris, Virginia Horgan, John Dolan, Thomas Dolan, Stephen Graf, Kevin Graf, Thomas Dawson, and the late Robert Graf and their families.

Funeral arrangements were by C.R. Lyons Funeral Directors, Danvers. Burial was in Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Shannon’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. www.LyonsFuneral.com.

 

Maria Imbriano

Saugus resident

Maria (Moscaritolo) Imbriano of Saugus died on April 2.

She was the devoted wife of the late Giovanni; beloved mother of Catherine Moore of Chelmsford, Jean Sousa and her husband, Joseph, of Revere, John R. Imbriano and his wife, Anita, of Lynn, and the late Mario P. Imbriano; dear sister of Malinda Recupero of Boston, Luminosa Guarino of Medford, Venezia Moscaritolo of Italy and the late Elvira DiNapoli, Mafalda Iandoli and Joseph and Saverio Moscaritolo; cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are kindly invited to attend her Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square) Malden today, Wednesday, April 7 at 11 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem Street, Malden at 12 Noon. Services will conclude with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery.

 

Frances Arena

Past President Our Lady of Fatima Sodality

Frances A. Arena died in East Boston on April 1.

The past president of Our Lady of Fatima Sodality, she was a member of Catholic Daughters of America, Sacred Heart Church Women’s Guild and the choir.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Giuseppina (Battaglia) and Agostino Arena; sister of the late Assunta "Sue" Ferrioli, Antonio, Joseph, C. Charles and Salvatore "Sam" Arena; aunt of Susan Schultz, Ann Marie Cipriano, Lois Abruzzese, Augie Arena, Sally Cashman and several other nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

Her Funeral will be held from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. (at Day Sq) East Boston today, Wednesday, at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church at 11 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in St. Bridget Cemetery, Maynard. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to AllCare Hospice, 16 City Hall Sq, Lynn, MA 01901 would be appreciated.

 

Diane Bryson

Nurse’s Aide

Diane B. (Iwanicki) Bryson, a long time resident of Chelsea, died on March 31 at the Massachusetts General Hospital after a short illness. She was 55 years old.

She was born in Everett and during her working career she worked as a nurses aide in the healthcare field.

The devoted wife of Dennis Bryson, she was the beloved mother of Diana, Sandra and Meghan Bryson, all of Chelsea; loving sister of Deborah Henry of Revere and Irene Lapiana of Everett; cherished grandmother of Amanda, James and Mercedez. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Committal services were private. To send a message of condolence to her family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com

 

Matthew John Sellew

Member of National Guard

Matthew John Sellew, a life long Revere resident, died unexpectedly at home on March 29. He was 24 years old.

A member of the Army National Guard since February of 2009, at the time of his death, he was a Private (Combat Engineer. He was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 2004 and worked as a stock clerk for four years at Blanchard’s Liquors of Revere.

He was the beloved son of Ann E. (Middlebrook) Elliott and her husband, Michael L., of Revere and Thomas P. Sellew and his wife, Diane, of Kingston, MA; cherished brother of Adam P. Sellew and Michaela R. Elliott, both of Revere; dear grandson of Priscilla (Wade) Sellew of Kingston, MA; loving nephew of Daniel J. Middlebrook and his wife, Sandy, of Salem, NH and Joann F. Cassidy and her husband, Alfred J., of Winthrop.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Fisher House Foundation, Inc, 111 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20850. (Fisher House is "a home away from home" for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA Medical Centers–a Fisher House is being built in Massachusetts at this time.)

 

Edna Milligan

Osterville resident

Edna (Hagen) Milligan of Osterville, formerly of Arlington, died on April 2. She was in her 92nd year.

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Milligan; loving mother of Robert Milligan and his wife, Dorothy, of Maine, Dr. Richard Milligan DMD and his wife, Kathleen, of Revere, Kevin Milligan and his wife, June, of Stoneham, John Milligan and his wife, Kathleen, of Sandwich and Brian Milligan of Ipswich and the cherished grandmother of six.

A Funeral Mass will be held today, Wednesday, in the Holy Name Church, 1689 Centre St, W. Roxbury at 11 a.m. immediately followed by a procession to St Joseph’s Cemetery W. Roxbury. Family and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Guardian Hospice of Mass Inc., 1214 Park St., Suite 203 Stoughton, MA 02072. For guest book www.vazzafunerals.com

 

Ludovico ‘Lou’ DeSimone

Woburn resident

Ludovico F. "Lou" DeSimone of Woburn died on March 31.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Concetta (DiVasta); father of Louis DeSimone and his wife, Jo-Ann, of Woburn and Stephen and his wife, Janice, of Revere; son of the late Thomas and Anna (Testa) DeSimone; brother of Christine Lynch and her husband, John, of Waltham, Frances Leccese and her husband, Raymond, of Arlington and the late Thomas DeSimone; grandfather of Lauren Mastrocola and her husband, Anthony, Lisa Amara and her husband, John, and Michael and Richard DeSimone; great grandfather of Anthony Jr.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cota Funeral Home, North Reading. Entombment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the ALS Association of Massachusetts Chapter, 7 Lincoln St., Wakefield, MA 01880.

 

George Valentine

Stoneham resident

George L. Valentine of Stoneham died on April 2.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Virginia (DiNuccio) Valentine. He was the loving father of Valerie Burrows and her husband, Scot, of Candia, NH; Lori Proulx and her husband, Bruce, of Stoneham and George Valentine, Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Boxford and is also survived by five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; his sister Justine Cimmino and her husband, Alfred, of Revere; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Francis and Roseann DiNuccio of No. Andover; and many truly caring nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements were by the Anderson-Bryant Funeral Home, Stoneham. In lieu of flowers, please send a memorial contribution to the Kidney Foundation , 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062.

 

Anthony Lentini

Revere resident

Anthony Lentini of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on March 31.

The loving son of the late Sam and Louise (Toto) Lentini, he was the beloved husband for more than 48 years of Victoria (Sawtelle), devoted father of Anthony and his wife, Alice, of Winthrop, Frank and his wife, Susan, of Revere, John and his wife, Yvonne, of Malden, Anthony Jr. "TJ" and his wife, Heidi, of Naples, FL, Michael of Dorchester and Danielle Oliva and her husband, David, of Billerica; dear brother of Carmela DiChiara and her husband, George, of Stoneham, Joseph Lentini and his late wife, Jeannie, of Brockton, Mary Romano of East Boston and the late Guy Lentini. He is also survived by 14 cherished grandchildren and three great-grandchildren as well as many fond nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights), East Boston. Entombment was in Woodlawn Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, in honoring his life, memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Foundation, 495 Old Connecticut Path, Suite 220, Framingham 01701.

 

Eleanor Falzarano

Revere resident

Eleanor M. (Heil) Falzarano of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on Good Friday, April 2.

The beloved wife of the late James J. Falzarano Sr. with whom she shared 40 years of marriage, she was the loving mother of Susan Comeau and her husband, Gerald, of Boxford, Sandra Masiello and her husband, Eric, of Winthrop and the late James J. Falzarano Jr.; mother in law of Susan Falzarano of Revere; dear sister of John F. Heil of California, Regina E. Covell of Marshfield and the late Joseph E. Heil and Barbara Heil; cherished grandmother of Lori and James Falzarano, Jason, Jessica and Jonathan Comeau and Neil and Eric Masiello Jr.

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

 

Joanne Winnerman

Of California, formerly of Revere

Joanne J. (Ausiello) Winnerman, a resident of El Cajon, California and formerly of Revere, Burlington and Deltona, Florida, died on March 31.

She was the beloved wife of the late Arnold "Beebe" Winnerman; the devoted mother of Richard "Ricky" Signore and his wife, Diane, Randall "Randy" Signore and his wife, Rose, all of El Cajon, CA., Alfred "Rusty" Signore and his wife, Angela, of Manhattan, KS, Todd Winnerman and his wife, Nely, of Temple, TX and the late Renee Signore. She is also survived by her sister, Dolores Renz of Revere, 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Jack and Frank Ausiello.

Visiting hours will be held from the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea, Thursday, April 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. Graveside Services will be held at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, 185 Lake St., Peabody on Friday, April 9 at 10 a.m. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network online at www.pancan.org or by calling 877-272-6226. For online guestbook & directions, please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com.

 

Winifred Levko

Chelsea resident

Winifred E. (Bright) Levko of Chelsea died on April 1.

The beloved wife of the late Nickolas Levko, she was the devoted mother of Patricia Johnson and her husband, John, of Cranston, RI, Barbara Levko of Chelsea, Margaret DiDonato and her husband, Ronald, of Chelsea; dear sister of Paul A. Bright of Revere, and sister in law of John Levko of Chelsea. She was the sister of 11 late brothers and sisters; cherished grandmother of John Johnson and his wife, Alison, of Connecticut, Nickole Sciortino and her husband, Gino, of Virginia, Karen Johnson of Rhode Island, Emily Johnson of New Jersey and Amanda DiDonato and Robert DiDonato of Chelsea; adored great-grandmother of J.J. Johnson of Connecticut; beloved aunt of Barbara Belanger of Hanover and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For online guestbook, please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com.

 

William Reilly

Decorated US Marine Corps Veteran

William F. Reilly of Melrose, formerly of Revere, died on March 30. He was 64 years old.

A US Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He was raised in Revere, graduated from Revere High School and Bentley College in Waltham

He was the loving husband of the late Denise B. (Lynch) Reilly; brother of Robert J. Reilly Jr. of Chelsea; brother-in-law of Maureen Gross of Swampscott, Clare Lynch of Melrose and Regina Bixby and her husband, Bob, of Melrose; uncle of Stephen Gross, Jessica, Matthew and Ryan Bixby.

Funeral arrangements were by the Gately Funeral Home, Melrose. Burial was in Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Fund, P.O. 650309, Dallas, TX 75265. For obituary or to sign guest book please visit www.gatelyfh.com.

 

Margaret Peters

Of Marlborough, formerly of Revere

Margaret T. (Angelo) Peters of Marlborough, formerly of Winthrop and Revere, died on March 30.

She was the mother of Joanne Petrie and her husband, William, of Marlborough, grandmother of Victoria and Jillian Petrie of Marlborough, sister of Virginia Angelo of Crystal Springs, MS, and the late James Angelo, Dorothy Giacobozzi and Teresa Black.

Funeral arrangements were by the Slattery Funeral Home, Marlborough. Burial was at the National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. Memorial donations may be made to the Winthrop Council on Aging, 35 Harvard St., Winthrop, MA 02152-1610

 

Leonard Ginsburg

Of Newton, formerly of Revere

Leonard Ginsburg of Newton, formerly of Revere, died on April 1.

He was the beloved husband of the late Josephine (Bornstein) Ginsburg; devoted father of Richard Ginsburg and his wife, Rosario, of Seville, Spain; loving grandfather of Julia and Isabel.

Graveside Services were held at the Pride of Boston Cemetery, Woburn with arrangements by Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Social Activities Program at Evans Park at Newton Corner, 430 Centre St., Newton, MA 02458. For online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website: www.torffuneralservice.com

 

Joanne Croce

Suffolk Downs Admission Supervisor

Joanne L. (Fucillo) Croce of Beachmont, a 48 year resident of Revere, died on March 31 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 53 years old.

Born in Winthrop and a devoted homemaker, Mrs Croce worked as an admission supervisor at the Suffolk Downs Race Track for 15 years.

She was the loving wife of Arthur Croce; the beloved mother of Karen Silva and her husband, Robert, of Revere and Robert Croce and his wife, Allyssa, of Revere; devoted daughter of Lois (Fasbender) Fucillo of Revere and the late Joseph Fucillo; dear sister of Karen Fucillo of Revere; cherished grandmother of five grandchildren, Robbie, Joey, Olivia, Kylie and Michael.

Funeral arrangements were by the Porcella Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Donations in her memory may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation , 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244. For obit, please visit: www.BisbeePorcella.com.

 

Carla Bocchino

Retired graphic designer

Carla Bocchino of Everett died suddenly at home on March 31. She was 47 years old.

Born in Benovento, Naples, Italy, she was a retired grahic designer in the printing industry.

She was the beloved daughter of Palmira (Tranfaglia) and Antonio Bocchino; loving mother of Jessica Bocchino Kiley of Saugus; sister of Joseph Bocchino and his wife, Patricia, of Peabody, Nick Bocchino and his wife, Patricia, of Georgetown; Itilla Pepe of Revere and Jerry Bochino and his wife, Kim, of Saugus.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Entombment was in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, Malden.

 

Mildred Hansen

Of Worcester, formerly of Revere

Mildred M. (Stenborg) Hansen of Worcester, formerly of Tewksbury, Billerica and Revere, died on March 29. She was 85 years old.

Raised in Revere, she attended Revere schools and graduated from Revere High School in 1942. Following graduation, she entered the Chelsea Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, where she received her degree in nursing.

She was the daughter of the late Iver and Marion (Jones) Stenborg; beloved wife of the late Harold G. Hansen; devoted mother of Harry Hansen of Las Vegas, NV, Lizbeth A. "Betsy" (Hansen) Nippert and her husband, Theodore, of Norton and Laraine (Hansen)Lacob and her husband, Jonathan, of Auburn; sister of Iver Stenborg and his wife, Layle, of Florida, Lorraine Bruno of Florida, and the late Lois Meli, formerly of Revere; grandmother of Jonathan and Jenna Nippert and Amy and Jill Breckenridge. She also leaves her former son-in-law, James Breckenridge of St. Louis, MO and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, Tewksbury. Following cremation, burial was at the Tewksbury Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killiam Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047. For obituary see www.farmeranddee.com

 

Ernest LeMay

Revere resident

Ernest J. LeMay of Revere died at LeConte Medical Center on March 24. He was 62 years old.

A proud US Army veteran, he was a dedicated husband and a proud father of three.

He is survived by his mother, Eileen LeMay; his two sons, Alan Francis and Scot Jason LeMay; his sisters, Nancy Howard, Barbara LeMay, Joyce Ewing and Eileen Cogliano and his brothers, James LeMay, WIlliam LeMay and Francis LeMay; four grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a close friend to the family, Diane Collins. May he rest in peace.

Cremation services were provided by McCarty Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, 67 Wall St., Somerville, MA, 774-2950.

 

Louis Vigoda

Retired Court Stenographer

Louis S. Vigoda of Randolph, formerly of Revere, died on March 30.

A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was born in Boston and has lived in Randolph for the last 35 years. He previously resided in Saugus. He was raised in Revere, graduated from Revere High School and was a retired court stenographer. He was the past president of Chevra Mishna Cemetery Association in Lynn. He was also a very active member of the Town of Randolph Board of Appeals and a constable in the town of Randolph. He was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War.

The beloved husband of Sheila Vigoda, he was the devoted father of Donna Giberti and Michael Vigoda; dear brother of Ann Israelson and the late Henry "Hank" Vigoda and is also survived by five grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were completed by Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea. Graveside services were held at Tifereth Israel of Everett Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice. For online guestbook please visit the funeral home website: www.torffuneralservice.com.

 

Victor Mancini

Decorated veteran

Victor J. Mancini of Revere died on March 30.

A Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a recipient of the Purple Heart, he was the beloved husband of Eleanor D. (Andreottola) of Revere; devoted father of Victor F. Mancini and his wife, Carol, of Salem, Mary Buonfiglio and her husband, Paul, of Revere and Corinne Hadden and her husband, Greg, of Groveland; dear brother of Joan Monaco of Waltham and the late Lucy Holsbo, Henry and Tony Mancini; cherished grandfather of eight and great-grandfather of 14; loving brother-in-law of Frances Murphy of Revere and her three daughters, Marylyn Colaninno, Patricia Kyle and Maureen Tuttavilla. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B102, Danvers, MA 01923.

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