Paul J. Loiselle, a lifelong Chelsea resident, died unexpectedly at his home on June 27. He was 69 years old.
Born and raised in Chelsea, he was a graduate of Chelsea High School, Class of 1959. He entered the US Air Force in September of 1959 and served until January of 1964. Mr. Loiselle worked as a construction laborer for most of his working career.
He was the son of the late Homer J. and Lucille M. (Thibault) Loiselle; brother of Christine A. DeSantis, uncle of Rick DeSantis and grand uncle of Christine DeSantis, all of Holiday, Florida. He is also survived by his uncle, Raymond Noftle of Chelsea, several cousins and many friends.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere on Saturday, June 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. Private burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St.,, Boston, MA, 02108.
Mary E. (Aylward) Grassia of Somerville died on July 11.
She was the beloved wife of the late Silvio "Cio" Grassia; mother of Michael Grassia and his wife, Penny, of Medford, Robert and his wife, Karen, of Tewksbury, Mary Magliozzi and her husband, Paul, of Winthrop and Kathleen Sullivan and her husband, John L., of Somerville; daughter of the late Michael and Mary Aylward; grandmother of Courtney, Jenelle, Alexandra, Nicholas and Rocky; sister of Jeanne Young of Revere and the late Eileen Wall, Rita Brennan, James, Thomas, George and Teresa Aylward. She is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews.
Her Funeral will be held from the Cota-Struzziero Funeral Home, 197 Washington St., Somerville Thursday, July 15 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Catherine of Genoa Church, 179 Summer St., Somerville at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu, of flowers, donations may be made in her name to a charity of your choice. www.cotafuneralhomes.com
Carmela (Picariello) Recupero of Revere died on July 12 at the Lighthouse Nursing Home. She was 96 years old.
A homemaker, born in Italy, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Pasqulina (DeSimone) Picariello; the beloved wife of the late Achille Recupero; devoted mother of Frank and his wife, Sebastiana "Nella," of Revere and the late Erminio "Henry"; dear sister of the late Pasquale, Teresa and Giuseppe Picariello; loving grandmother of Frank, Lisa, Diana, Theresa and the late Sandra.
Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere Street, Revere on Thursday, July 15 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. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book or flowers, please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com.
Antonina "Nina" (Vona) LaBella of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on July 12 at the Lighthouse Nursing Center.
Mrs. LaBella came to the United States from Sicily in the early 1960′s and worked as a stitcher in a clothing factory. She was a member of the Golden Age Club.
She was the beloved wife of the late Paolo LaBella; devoted mother of Rosaria Caradonna and her husband, Leonardo, of Revere and Salvatore LaBella and his wife, Katherine, of Longmeadow; dear sister of Paola Sciacca of Italy and the late Maria Rizzuto and Vito Vona; loving grandmother of Daniela, Giuliana, Nikki, Paul and Alexandra; great grandmother of Michaela and Layla Szymezak and Mackenzie Arcovio.
Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere Street, Revere on Friday, July 16 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Mausoleum. For guestbook or flowers, visit: www.buonfiglio.com.
Of Maine, formerly of East Boston
Theresa R. (Conti) Salvo of Maine, formerly of East Boston, died on July 11. She was in her 98th year.
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Salvo with whom she shared 27 years of marriage; loving mother of Joseph Salvo DMD and his wife, Beth, of Colorado, Anthony Salvo MD and his wife, Mary, of Maine and the late Dolores Salvo; dear sister of the late Sadie, Rose and Dorothy Conti, Helen Hillen, Gloria Mangino and Mary Lauria; cherished grandmother of Janet Salvo, Karen Bubar and the late John Salvo and great grandmother of Corey and Kelsey Bubar.
Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Family and friends may visit Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Roslindale. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472. For directions and guest book, please visit: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Pasquale ‘Pat’ Luongo
Helped develop Hubble Telescope materials, professional bowler
Pasquale A. "Pat" Luongo of Medford, formerly of East Boston, died on July 11. He was 82 years old.
A US Navy veteran, Mr. Luongo received a letter of thanks for his fortitude, resourcefulness and leadership signed by President Harry S. Truman. He worked as a machinist at the Boston Naval Shipyard in Charlestown and as a Research and Development Machinist for the Department of the Army in Watertown. He received a Commendation for Outstanding Service from the Office of the Project Manager for Nuclear Munitions for his work in Europe. After he retired from government service, he went to work at Harvard University where he was on a team that developed the materials for the Hubble Telescope. A professional candlepin bowler, he loved to hunt, fish and play bingo and enjoyed watching football, baseball and hockey.
He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy (Bernardinelli) Luongo with whom he shared 56 years of marriage; loving father of Charles Luongo of Bradford and Camille Strupa and her husband, Salvatore, of Medford; dear brother of Margaret Lopilato of Winthrop; cherished grandfather of Christopher, Jade and Tiffany Luongo, Danielle Devlin, Michael, Amy and Brianna Struppa and great grandfather of Nancy May Devlin. He was the brother in law of Robert Bernardinelli and his wife, Roseann, and Rosemarie Forte.
His Funeral will be held from Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Fellsway, Medford at 11 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.
Federal Government retiree
Jeannette L. Abate of Reservoir Avenue, Revere, formerly of Orient Heights, East Boston, died at home on July 7. She was 98 years old.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the Federal Government as an administrator.
She was the beloved daughter of the late Laura (Cataldo) and Angelo Abate, dear sister of Gloria Visco of Arizona and the late Albert Abate, Frank Abate and Laura Abate; loving aunt of Albert Abate of Rockport, ME, Joanne Linehan of Quincy, Karen Bevilacqua of Peoria, AZ, Richard Visco of Medford and Lauren de’Albuquerque of Lake Charles, LA. She is also survived by grand nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Caggiano Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To sign her on line guest book go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.
Last of the late great Morrissey girls
Pearl (Morrissey) Tieuli of Revere died on July 11 with her family by her side. She was in her 93rd year.
She was the beloved wife of the late John S. Tieuli with whom she shared 51 years of marriage; dear and devoted mother of Anthony of Revere, Bonnie of Winthrop and the late Frank and John Tieuli. She is also lovingly survived by Ann Metivier of Winthrop and Richard Caruso of Boston. Mrs. Tieuli was the last of the late, great Morrissey girls, her mother Mary Margaret "Mutie" and sisters Mildred Rogers, Dorothy Butler, Helen Butler and Ethel Fairfield; proud grandmother of Lauren Fusco, Lisa Chapman and John Tieuli and great grandmother of seven. She is also survived by several loving and faithful nieces and nephews and especially by her devoted niece Diane Fairfield Nimatallah of Gainsville, VA.
The family wishes to thank her wonderful health aides, Mary, Grace, Donna and Iris who offered her their affection and respect as well as Laura McCarthy and the All Care Hospice Team. Some people come into our lives and quietly go, some people come and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never the same because of it.
Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere on Thursday morning at 8:30 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, High Street, Medford at 10 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. For guest book and directions: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Veronica (Bikowski) Wilson of Revere died on July 10.
She was the beloved wife of the late Francis Wilson with whom she shared 46 years of marriage; loving mother of Gerald Wilson and his wife, Audrey, of Brockton, Frank Wilson and his wife, Lucy, of Florida, Patricia Hudson and her husband, Kenneth, of Virginia and the late Sharon Wilson; dear sister of Stanley Bikowski and his wife, Mary, of Revere, Leon Bikowski and his wife, Caroline, of New Hampshire, Joseph Bikowski and his wife, Michele, of Abington and Jeanette Bikowski of Tewksbury; cherished grandmother of nine and great grandmother of eight.
Her funeral will be held from Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, Friday morning 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 Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For directions and guest book, please go to: www.vazzafuneralscom.
Sister Dorothy Terminello CSJ
Taught at Immaculate Conception Elementary and High School
Sister Dorothy Terminello CSJ, (Sister Oswin), a beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston for 74 years, died July 10.
She was formerly missioned as an elementary school teacher at St. Rita, South End; Sacred Heart, E. Cambridge; St. James High School, Haverhill; and Immaculate Conception, Revere. Sister Dorothy also taught high school at Sacred Heart, Newton Centre; Marian, Framingham; St. Columbkille, Brighton; Sacred Heart, Weymouth and Immaculate Conception, Revere.
She was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (D’Agostino) Terminello; sister of the late Rose Riley, Arthur, Louis, Edward, Joseph, Anthony, Vincent, Louise, John, and Francis Terminello and is survived by her sister-in-law Gloria Terminello along with many loving nieces and nephews.
Prayers of Final Commendation at Bethany Health Care Center, 97 Bethany Road, Framingham will be today, Wednesday, July 14, at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Arrangements are by Norton Funeral Home, Framingham. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, c/o Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135.
Of Billerica, formerly of East Boston
Vincent "Jimmy" Ruggiero of Billerica, formerly of East Boston and Cambridge, died on July 10.
He was the husband of the late Anna (Rourke) Ruggiero; father of Maria Ruggiero of Billerica and her companion, Mark Brighi, and his children, Lara and Christian Brighi; brother of Angelo Ruggiero and Augustino Ruggiero and his wife, Jane, of Malden, Frank Ruggiero and his wife, Joan, of Winthrop, Anthony Ruggiero and his wife, Carmela, of Revere and Theresa Cocozza of East Boston. He is also survived by his beloved pets.
A Memorial Mass will be held Thursday at St. Theresa Church, One Grace Ave., Billerica at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Memorial contributions may be made to the Billerica Council on Aging, 25 Concord Rd., Billerica, MA 01821. Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home, Billerica. www.sweeneymemorialfh.com
Marcia (Gass) Labourene of Revere died on July 8.
The beloved wife of the late Elliot J. Labourene, she was the devoted mother of Gerry Labourene and his wife, Linda, Robert J. Labourene and Susan Porter and her husband, Richard; dear grandmother of Amy and her husband, Jamie, Todd and Willie; dear great grandmother of Isabel and Jack and dear sister of the late Thelma Magazine.
Graveside services were held at Sharon Memorial Park in Sharon. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to City of Hope, 1055 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017 or The Red Sox Foundation, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215. Brezniak-Rodman Chapel www.brezniakrodman.com 617-969-0800
Mass Turnpike Authority retiree
Vernon B. Mayo, a long time resident of Everett, formerly of Deer River, MN, died on July 7 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett following a long illness.
Mr. Mayo was born in Temple Village, Minnesota, raised in Deer River, Minnesota and lived there until moving to Everett 46 years ago. A Heavy Machine Mechanic for the Mass. Turnpike Authority until an accident forced his early retirement, he was a US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam Era serving from July of 1957 to July of 1963.
He was the beloved husband of 23 years to C. Diana (Albano); devoted father of Leanne Anderson of Lewiston, ME, Thomas J. Mayo of Waterboro, ME, Rhonda L. Vidaurie of Revere and Catherine M. Sutton of Sabattus, ME; dear brother of Donald, Richard and Thomas Mayo, Evelyn Lee, Carol Thompson, Catherine Parks, Viola Thompson all of Minnesota and the late James and William Mayo; cherished uncle to Ashley Speer of Everett, Anthony Albano of Lynn, Robert Albano of Stoneham, Brooke Armstrong of Sandown, NH and Karen Osman of Melrose. He is also lovingly survived by 13 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, he was the brother in law of Deborah Noyes of Sandown, NH and Jerry J. Albano of Salem, NH and is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Minnesota.
Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
Teresa ( Guarino) D’Andrea of Revere, formerly of the North End, died on July 9.
She was the beloved wife of Fiorentino D’Andrea with whom she shared 50 years of marriage; loving mother of Carmine D’Andrea and his wife, Nancy, Annette Rodil and her husband, Mitch, Susan LaCroix and her husband, John, and Maria D’Andrea, all of Revere; dear sister of Antonio Guarino of Boston and Gaetano Guarino of Revere; cherished grandmother of Tina, Ashley and Michelle D’Andrea, Stephanie, Jennifer and Samantha Rodil, Christina and Daniel La Croix and Anthony and Erica Verdone.
Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere today, Wednesday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St Anthony’s Church Revere at 10 o’clock. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum. For directions and guest book www.vazzafunerals.com.
Rose M. Orlandello, a life long Revere resident, died recently. She was 92 years old.
A General Electric retiree, she was the beloved daughter of the late Gaetano and Angelina (Solimine); dear sister of the late Josephine Petillo, Louis Orlando, John "Cal" Orlandello and Mary Orlandello and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and grand nieces and grand nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons -Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
East Boston resident
Joan M. (Lane) Mueller of East Boston, formerly of Charlestown, died on July 7.
She was the beloved daughter of the late John and Helen (Sullivan) Lane; devoted mother of Diane Scott of Winthrop, William Mueller of Revere and Robert Mueller of Hull; sister of Charles Lane of Hull and the late Alyce Gauthier and William and James Lane and is also survived by five grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the John H. Sawyer Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Edward Pinta of Revere died on July 8.
He was the beloved husband of the late Beatrice (Koss) Pinta; devoted father of Howard Pinta and wife, Roberta, of Andover and the late Kay Dwork and Jeffrey Pinta; loving brother of the late Irving Pinta; cherished grandfather of Natalie and Jennifer Pinta, Randy and Daniel Levine.
Funeral arrangements were by Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, Brookline. Donations in his memory may be sent to American Diabetes Association , 330 Congress St, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02210.
Phyllis M. Minichello, a retired secretary, died suddenly in her home on July 6. She was 70 years old.
Born and raised in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Anthony J. and Emily (Silva) Minichello. She attended schools and was a lifelong resident of East Boston until moving to Revere six years ago. She worked for Royal Insurance Company in Boston as a secretary until her retirement 10 years ago. She was a Trustee of the Point of Pines Condominium Association. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She was the loving daughter of the late Anthony J. and Emily (Silva) Minichello; dear sister of the late Anthony J. Minichello and his wife, Marjorie Minichello, of Revere, Michael Minichello and his wife, Marylou, of Dennisport and the late John Minichello; cherished aunt of Deborah Latina, Denise Doyle, Frederick Minichello, Susan Marquis, Regina Minichello, Michael Minichello and Michelle Hynes. She is also survived by several great nieces and nephews and great great nieces.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Anthony’s Church, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. For online guestbook, please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com.
Retired Lexington Police Officer
Stephen J. Celata of Somerville, formerly of Medford, died on July 7.
A US Army Vietnam veteran, he was a retired Lexington Police Officer.
He was the beloved husband of Paula (Febbi) Celata; devoted father of Matthew Celata of Natick; step father of Michael Sowle of Lexington and is also survived by three loving grandchildren. He was the brother of Richard C. Celata of Revere and the late Michael A. Celata Jr.
Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. For obituary and guestbook www.dellorusso.net
Of Brighton, formerly of Revere
Karen Phillips of Brighton, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on July 5. She was 53 years old.
She was the cherished daughter of James J. "Buddy" Phillips of Revere and the late Anna May (Anderson) Phillips; devoted twin sister to Terese Phillips of East Cambridge and her companion, Heather Shilo, and Eric J. Phillips of Hudson NH; dear mother of Candice J. Yontz of Orlando, FL and is also lovingly survived by her two nieces, Brianna J. and Kayla A. Phillips, both of Hudson NH and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at a later time and date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Boston Living Center, 29 Stanhope St., Boston, MA 02116-5111. Arrangements are in the care of Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere.
Alfred R. Sorbello, Esq. of Saugus, formerly of Revere and Medford, died on July 7 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 83 years old.
At the age of 17, he served in World War II. He went on to attend NYU School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance from 1947 to 1951, graduating with a bachelor of science degree. He was the captain of his track team and also played football. Mr. Sorbello worked as an insurance adjuster and claims manager for a local insurance agency. He worked days in the Worcester area while attending Suffolk University Law School at night, graduating in 1965. He became an attorney at the age of 38. He was an avid Red Sox fan and a season ticket holder since 1968. In 1966 he went into private law practice with his longtime friend, Glen Shriberg. They formed the law firm of Shriberg & Sorbello and Assoc. located at One State St., Boston and he practiced law until he was 82 years old. He was also a member of ITAM of Medford.
The son of the late Italian immigrants Salvatore and Rose (Lombardo) Sorbello, he was the beloved companion of 30 years to Carol Ann Mosca of Saugus; devoted step-father of Frank Mosca and his wife, Maria, of Florida, Cheryl McGrath and her husband, Doug, and Michelle Napolitano and her husband, Nicholas, all of Revere. He is also survived by six loving grandchildren
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. For guestbook please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com
Frank G. Ray of Malden, formerly of East Boston, died on July 7.
He was the sweetheart and fiancé of Fran Frith of Malden; loving son of the late Michaelangelo and Gloria (Grandolfi) Ray; beloved brother of Angela Ray of East Boston and Virginia Ray of Revere; cherished nephew of Clara and Rye Case of Canada and Ray Moore of Rhode Island and is also survived by many loving cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements were by The Kirby-Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. For online condolences visit: www.kirby-rapino.com.
Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea
Phyllis (Belli) Twombley, a recent resident of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on June 29 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 79 years old.
She was the devoted wife of Bowden Twombly; beloved sister of Frances Zullo and Pauline Indresano, both of Chelsea; loving daughter of the late Paul and Minnie (Palladino) Belli and is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews including Donna Donovan and her husband, Court, of Wakefield and Barbara Santolucito and her husband, Roy, of Milford.
Funeral arrangements were by the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send a message of condolence to her family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com.
GTE Laboratories retiree
James Kaye, formerly of Revere and Saugus and late of Templeton, died suddenly on July 6.
An avid fisherman, hunter and outdoorsman, he was the retired director of occupational safety and security of GTE Laboratories.
He was the devoted father of Michael Kaye of Winchendon and Karen McCarthy of Medfield; brother of June Israelson and the late Barbara Kaplan; cherished grandfather of Lisa Campbell, Tia and Stephen Kaye, Gerard and Michael McCarthy.
Funeral arrangements were by Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, Brookline. Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be donated to Asperger’s Assoc. of N.E., 85 Main St.,Suite 101, Watertown, MA. 02472.
Edmond Cashman of Revere died on July 5.
He was the beloved husband of Marina (Rodriguez) Cashman; loving father of Edmund Cashman of Revere; dear brother of Father Dan Cashman and Mary Sheenhan, both of Ireland.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Co-Founder of Club 24 of Malden
Arthur F. Kelley of Longboat Key, Florida, formerly of Revere, South Boston and Melrose, died on June 11. He was 88 years old.
He served under the Persian Gulf Command in World War II and later rose from salesman to vice president of sales for national brands of toiletries and pharmaceuticals. He was co-founder of Club 24, Malden.
His survivors include his wife of 63 years, Stella (Rudack) and his sons Stephen and Daniel. A Memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Brigid’s, South Boston on July 10. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Alliance for the Family, 1413 K St. NW, Ste. 1000, Washington DC 20005.
Dorothy E. (DeNisco) D’Amico of Revere died on July 6.
She was the beloved wife of Andrew R. D’Amico with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; loving mother of Andrew "Bob" D’Amico and his wife, Geri, of Danvers, Lauragale "Laura" D’Amico and her companion, Thomas Desisto, of Revere, Rosemary "Cooki" DiBartolomeo and her husband, Darren, of Lynnfield, and Dorothy "Donna" Petrella and her husband, Peter, of West Peabody; dear sister of Connie LaPawgh of Everett, William DeNisco of Chelsea, Laura White of Everett, Peter DeNisco of Lynnfield, and the late Mary D’Orlando, Josephine Palmieri, Theresa Elios and Virginia Cataldo. She was the cherished grandmother of nine, great grandmother of nine and fond sister-in-law of Mary Gagliardi of Somerville and Vito D’Amico of New Hampshire.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Remembrances may be made in her name to Dana Farber Cancer Institute Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445-9924. For guest book, please visit: www.vazzafunerals.com
Longtime member of the Revere Moose Lodge
Mafalda "Rose" (Carrillo) Rizzo of Chelsea, formerly of Malden, died on July 5 after a short illness. She was 83 years old.
The wife of the late Dominic J. Rizzo who died in 1988, she was born on June 15, 1927, the daughter of the late Achille and Maria Romano Carrillo. She was born and educated in Chelsea.
A housewife and loving mother, she enjoyed spending time with her family, listening to Italian music and watching Lawrence Welk and American Idol on TV, she was a longtime member of the Revere Moose Lodge.
She is survived by her sons, Joseph Rizzo of Revere and Paul Rizzo of Malden and her daughters, Lois Hussey of Everett and Gloria Power of Chelsea; four grandchildren, six great grandchilren and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Ermani, Joseph, Salvatore, Dante, Alba, Norma and Helen and stepsister to Mario, James, Clara and Dora.
Funeral arrangements were by the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals, Chelsea. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
East Boston resident
Robert M. Goggin of East Boston died suddenly on July 5. He was 41 years old.
He was the loving son of Virginia J (Paull) Jordan and her husband, William "Skip", of Revere and James J Goggin; dear brother of James V Goggin and his wife, Linda, of Saugus; cherished grandson of Charles and Helen Paull of East Boston and adored uncle of Christopher, Ryan and Matthew. He is also survived by many fond aunts and uncles.
In accordance with the wishes of his family, funeral services were private. Memorial donations may be made to Susan G Komen For The Cure Attn:Donor Services PO Box 650309 Dallas Tx.75265-0309. Arrangements were under direction of Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston. For more information or to send an online condolence, www.ruggieromh.com.