Obituaries 05.04.2011

May 4, 2011
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Giovanni Noe

Past VP of Augusta Boston Club and Appian Club member

Giovanni “John” Noe of Revere, formerly of the West End, died on May 1.

He was a member and past Vice President of the Augusta Boston Club and a member of the Appian Club.

The beloved husband of Carmelina (Baffo) Noe with whom he shared 61 years of marriage, he was the loving father of Carmella Lafauci and her husband, Saverio, of Waltham and Nancy Gallagher and her husband, Stephen, of Stoughton; dear brother of the late Josephine Farro, Sebastiano Noe and Francesca Piazza; cherished grandfather of Anthony, Rachel, John, Patricia and Joseph LaFauci and Melissa, Lauren and Lindsey Gallagher. He was also the great grandfather of six.

His Funeral will be held from Vazza_s _Beechwood_ Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere, Thursday 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 today, Wednesday, from 4 to 9 p.m. Entombment will be in the Masoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in his name to the Giovanni Noe Scholarship Fund c/o the Augusta Boston Club, P.O. Box 798, Medford, MA 02155. For directions and guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

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Lawrence Grizey

Revere resident

Lawrence E. Grizey of Revere died on April 30.

A US Navy Vietnam veteran, he was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Collins); devoted father of Michael C., Michelle M. and Justin D., all of Revere; loving grandfather of Barbara, Mia, Laila and Joseph; dear brother of Paul of Watertown and the late Christine Molleur and Charles J Jr.; loving son of the Late Charles J. and Alice (Brown).

Visiting hours will be in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Saturday May 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. followed by a Memorial Prayer Service at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Massachusetts Fibromyalgia Foundation, PO Box 690305, Quincy MA 02269-0305.

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Vincenza McRae

Revere resident

Vincenza (Zagarri) McRae of Revere died on May 2 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital, Everett. She was 89 years old.

A homemaker, born in Boston, she was the beloved wife of the late Walter D.; devoted mother of the late Walter J. and Richard G. McRae.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 6 in St Anthony’s Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are by Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere www.Buonfiglio.com.

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William Cox

Everett resident

William T. “Tommy” Cox of Everett died on May 2.

He was 63 years old.

The beloved husband of Lillian A. (Marino) Cox, he was the loving son of the late Marie (Scalfani) Cox, loving father of Michele DeSimone and her husband, Joseph, and Stephanie Cox and her husband, Frank Landry, all of Everett; loving brother of Michael Cox and his wife, Loretta, of Revere, cherished grandfather of Nicholas and Matthew DeSimone of Everett and dear uncle of Michael Cox of Revere.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours at the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett today, Wednesday, May 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service in the funeral home at 7:40 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451. For directions and online guest book visit jfwardfuneralhome.com.

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Angelina Deeb

East Boston resident

Angelina (Amorose) Deeb of East Boston died on May 2.

The beloved wife of more than 63 years to George, she was the devoted mother of Elizabeth Deeb of East Boston, Thomas Deeb and his wife, Olga, of Revere; cherished grandmother of Kerri Ann Deeb and her mother, Jolene, of East Boston; dear sister of Rico Amorose of East Boston and the late Pasquale Amorose, Carmella “Dolly” Muellar and Sindy and Joseph Amorose. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews

Her Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston on Friday, May 6 at 9 a.m. with A Mass of Christian burial in celebration of her life in _Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St Jude, 501 St Jude Pl., Memphis TN, 38105. For more information or to send an online condolence: www.ruggieromh.com

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Judith Katherine Lopes

Revere resident

Judith Katherine Lopes of Revere, March 6, 1946 to April 30, 2011, died peacefully with her family at her side.

She was born and raised in South Boston and graduated from Somerville High school. She was a bookkeeper, secretary, executive assistant and also worked for the phone company.

She loved her Motown music, going to the Caribbean on vacation, playing cards, dancing, dolphins and her cat, Turbo. She touched us all with her caring heart, infectious smile and unmistakable laugh. She kept her sense of humor and smile until Lord Jesus Christ called her to come home.

She was one of three children born to the late Erma Fera and Vincent Fera. She will be forever remembered by her beloved son, Stephen Lopes and her loving sisters, Barbara Green and Gail Martel. She was the former wife of Louis “Butchie” Lopes, cherished sister in law to Doreen Lopes, Vincent Lopes, Marie Lopes, Theresa Lopes, Michael Lopes, Josephine Lopes, Peter Lopes, Jeanette Ross, the Late Ceasar Lopes, Charlotte Lopes and David Lopes and the treasured aunt to several nieces and nephews as well as countless friends who loved her.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours at Rogers Funeral Home 380 Cambridge St., Cambridge today, Wednesday, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.

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Florence Meoli

Revere resident

Florence A. “Auntie Flo” Meoli of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on April 29.

She was the cherished daughter of the late Ernesto and Maria (Loffredo) Meoli; loving sister of Esther Manuele and her husband, Anthony, of Saugus and Florida and the late Phyllis Presto; dear aunt of John and Lynn Manuele, Marissa and Steven Gallant, Michael and Anna Manuele and Victor Presto and his wife, Diane, and is also survived by her great nieces and nephews: Anthony, Luca, Liza, Matthew, Katie and Kevin Manuele, Mark Anthony, Isabella and Madeleine Galant and Michael Presto.

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

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Henry Friend

Of New York, formerly of Revere

Henry S. Friend of Ontario, NY, formerly of Revere, died suddenly on April 20. He was 64 years old.

He is survived by his parents, Edward and Florence Friend of Williamson, NY; his children, Lori Stone of Wilmington and Henry Friend of Acton; Papa to Robert D’Agostino III, Jennifer, Jayme, Julia Stone and Brady Friend; brother to Diane Pitari of Medford and Tammy LaBarr of Williamson, NY and is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and also his beloved dog, Beansy.

A Funeral Mass was held at St. Benedict Church, Somerville. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society.

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Leonard Butler

Revere resident

Leonard J. Butler of Revere, formerly of Salem, died on April 28.

A US Coast Guard veteran of World War II and a US Postal service retiree, he was born in Salem and lived in Revere for most of his life before recently moving to Swampscott.

He was the beloved husband of Gwendolyn (DelGreco); devoted father of Andrea Butler of Hamilton and Allison Palladino and her husband, Mark, of Revere; loving son of the late John and Helena (Sullivan) Butler; dear brother of the_ late Sister Helena Josehpine SND; loving grandfather of Fransesca Zakharia and is also survived by many loving brothers and sisters in law, nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

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Ernest Walter Boyd

Newburyport resident

Ernest Walter Boyd died on April 28 in Newburyport. He was 77 years old.

He was the son of the late Roland and Anna (Purdy) Boyd; father of David Eric Boyd and wife, Martha, of Freedom, NH, Randall Scott Boyd and wife, Nazmoon, of Revere, Disa Lannette Boyd of Amesbury and Jill Ann Boyd and her husband, Kevin, of S. Portland, ME; brother of Shirley and the late Roland Boyd Jr., Lois and Winifred; grandfather of Carley, Madelyn and Travis; step-grandfather of Stanley, Imran and Kareem; uncle of several nieces and nephews including Diann Korta and Barbara Boyd and companion of Jean Donovan of Salisbury.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, Amesbury with funeral services and burial private for the family to be held at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or to Shriners Children’s Hospital, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.

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William Mendalka

Chelsea resident

William Mendalka of Chelsea died on April 28.

The beloved and treasured son of Edward and Caroline (Kupczewski) Mendalka of Chelsea, he was the dear cherished brother of John Mendalka and his wife, Cathy, of Revere and Karen Hoerrner and her husband, Mark, of New Jersey; adored uncle of Ingrid, Caroline and Philip Hoerrner and Kaitlin Mendalka.

Funeral arrangements were by the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice of the Northshore, 75 Sylvan St., Ste B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit: www.WelshFuneralHome.com.

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Norma Sheinker

Revere resident

Norma B. (Kline) Sheinker of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on April 28. She was 83 years old.

The beloved mother of Rita Sheinker, Patricia Pellegrino, Anita Walk and Al Sheinker, she was the cherished grandmother of Lauren Walk, Emily Walk, Mara Pellegrino and Jason Pellegrino; loving sister of the late Herbert Kline and Sumner Kline.

Funeral arrangements were by Goldman Funeral Chapel, Malden. Burial was in Lawrence. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to a charity of one’s choice. For online condolences go to: www.goldmanfc.com.

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Robert Colleameno

Hair Stylist and North End community service volunteer

Robert C. Colleameno of Boston’s North End died on April 26. He was 87 years old.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a hairstylist at his own salon for over 38 years. Mr. Colleameno was also committed to volunteer work with community service in the North End.

He was the son of Italo and Eva (Sigliano) Colleameno. He leaves his beloved wife of 62 years Mary (DeLeo), his daughter, Eva Solimine, of Revere, his son, Robert, and his wife, Marie Colleameno, of Medford, his cherished grandchildren, Leah Solimine of San Diego, CA, Jason and his wife, Diana Solimine, of Revere and many beloved brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Entombment was at Holy Cross Mausoleum in Malden. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in his memory to the Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers. Checks be mailed to MGH Development Office, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114. Funeral arrangements were by Boston Harborside Home J.S. Waterman & Sons-Waring-Langone.

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Chiara Passariello

Winthrop resident

Chiara “Katie” Passariello of Winthrop died peacefully on April 24 after a long illness. She was 90 years old.

Born in Boston, she lived in East Boston for several years before moving to Winthrop 64 years ago.

She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore “Sully” Passariello and the loving mother of Connie Burroughs and her companion, Larry McCarthy, of Winthrop and the late Emilio “Ronnie” Passariello; cherished grandmother of Lisa D’Avella of Winthrop and great grandmother of Robert and Richard D’Avella.

Her funeral was conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home followed by a private Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church. Rev. Peter Graziano celebrated the mass and offered prayers at the burial in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery.

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Buster Inza

Retired Winthrop Parks Department Superintendent

Buster M. Inza of Hawthorne Ave., Winthrop died suddenly at home on April 24. He was 87 years old.

Born in Lakeville, he was the son of the late Mary Lou (Martin). A resident of East Boston, he served for three years in the US Army during World War II and was honorably discharged as a Private. After his discharge, he moved to Winthrop and was employed as a superintendent for the Winthrop Parks Department until his retirement.

He was the beloved husband of the late Mary G. (Spina) and the loving father of Carol Anne Quinn and her husband, Edward, of Winthrop, Anne Marie Altieri and her husband, Frederick, of Winthrop and Steven Inza and his wife, Sheryl, of Londonderry, NH; the cherished grandfather and great grandfather of David, Jennifer, Kristen, Stacey, Steven Jr. and Benjamin.

Burial was in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. To sign his online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop.

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Dawn Marie Lukas

Member of Winthrop Ladies Lodge 2071

Dawn Marie Lukas of Summit Avenue, Winthrop, died suddenly at the Massachusetts General Hospital on April 24. She was 44 years old.

Born in Boston, she was the beloved daughter of Dottie D’Onofrio (Hamilton) of Winthrop. A resident of Watertown and Cambridge, she was a 1984 graduate of Winchester High School. She was employed as an administrator for TAD Technical for many years and was a member of the Winthrop Ladies Lodge #2071.

She was the beloved wife of Robert R. Lukas of Winthrop and the loving mother of Brittany Lauren and Robert Blake Lukas, both of Winthrop and the dear sister of Thomas Joseph D’Onofrio of Winthrop. She will be deeply missed by a circle of family and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop. Memorial donations may be made to the Winthrop Ladies Lodge #2071, 1 Pond St., Apt. 3G Winthrop MA 02152. To sign her online guestbook, go to: www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

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Janice LeBlanc

Waitress at Luigi’s Restaurant

Janice M. (Murphy) LeBlanc died on April 25 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 64 years old.

Born and raised in Revere, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (McGuin) Murphy. She worked as a waitress at Luigi_s Restaurant in the Beachmont section of Revere.

Ms. LeBlanc leaves one son, Peter LeBlanc of Revere; three grandchildren, Peter James, Joseph John and Collin Michael; two sisters, Margaret Iozza of Everett, Barbara Porier of Malden; two brothers, Richard Murphy of Florida and Francis Murphy of Middleton. She was the mother of the late John LeBlanc and sister of the late Ronald and Joseph Murphy and Helen Cameron.

Funeral arrangements were by the Porcella Funeral Home, (Beachmont) Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For condolences, www.BisbeePorcella.com.

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Margaret Lorraine Lee

GE retiree

Ms. Margaret Lorraine Lee died on April 27 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. She was 89 years old.

Born, raised and a lifelong resident of Revere, she was the daughter of the late George and Sarah (Bradley) Lee._ She retired from the payroll office of General Electric, Riverworks in Lynn after 42 years of service.

Ms. Lee leaves one brother, George E. Lee of Virginia and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Eileen Russell and Dorothy Welsh.

Funeral arrangements were by the Porcella Funeral Home, Beachmont. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the John Mastronardi Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 386, Wilmington, MA 01887. For condolences, www.BisbeePorcella.com.

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Janet Kennedy

Revere resident, formerly of East Boston

Janet M. Kennedy of Revere, formerly of Bedford, Arlington and East Boston, died on April 23.

She was the beloved wife of Joseph E. Sampson; loving daughter of Agnes N. (Costa) Kennedy and the late Arthur Kennedy; dear sister of Nancy Shea of Georgetown, Carol Kennedy-Merrill and John C. Kennedy, both of East Boston, and the late David Kennedy. She is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews.

In honor of her memory, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St, Watertown, 02472. For more information or to send her family an online condolence: www.ruggieromh.com. Arrangements were under the personal care of Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home East Boston (617-569-0990)

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Antonetta Bruzzese

Member of ITAM

Antonetta “Anna” Bruzzese of Revere died on April 26. She was 98 years old.

Born in Boston, a member of ITAM and a homemaker, she was the beloved wife of the late Ernest Bruzzese; devoted mother of Ernest A. Bruzzese, Jr. and his wife, Joyce, and Anthony J. Bruzzese and his wife, Marion, all of Revere; loving daughter of the late Orazio and Maria (Buonopane) Schena; dear sister of the late Pasquale, Michael, Anthony and Salvatore Schena; cherished grandmother of six and great-grandmother of 12.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to: Hallmark Health Visiting Nursing and Hospice Inc., 178 Savin St., Malden, MA 02148.  For guestbook please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.

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Sebastian Lovasco

Of Byfield, formerly of Revere

Sebastian Lovasco of Byfield, formerly of Revere, died on January 30 at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He was 87 years old.

A US Navy veteran of World War II and had worked for A&P Foods.

He was the husband of the late Catherine (Corrao) Lovasco. Born in Boston on June 29, 1923, the son of the late Salvatore and Grazia (Oiello) Lovasco, he is survived by two sons, Stephen V. Lovasco and wife, Donna, of Shoreham, New York, and Paul Lovasco and wife, Donna, of Byfield, MA; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was the grandfather of the late Ashleigh and Gregory.

A burial service was held in Old Hill Cemetery, Newburyport.

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Anna Misci

Of Peabody, formerly of Revere

Anna C. (Pisco) Misci of Peabody, formerly of Revere, died recently. She was 95 years old.

The beloved wife of the late Julio Misci, she was the loving mother of Julianne and her husband, Ken McLaughlin, of Peabody, A. Robert and his wife, Michele Misci, of Lake Worth, FL and James Misci of Phoenix, AZ; devoted grandmother of: Christopher and Cathy Misci of Rockford, IL, Craig and Sisi Misci of Boston, Laurianne and Eric Heine of Littleton, MA, and Daniel and Jacqueline McLaughlin of Boothwin, PA; seven great-grandchildren Anthony, Nicholas, and Anna Misci, Paul Heine, Ethan and Ronan McLaughlin, and Reine Misci; Mildred Taylor of California and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St. Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for online obit and to sign condolences.

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John Nimblett

Member of Winthrop Golf Club, Winthrop Yacht Club and Acting Treasurer of the Interclub Bowling League

John F. Nimblett of Ingleside Avenue, Winthrop_ died at the Don Orione Nursing Home, East Boston on April 23 after a long illness. He was 87 years old.

Born in New London, Connecticut, he was the beloved son of the late Ruth (Abbott) and John F. Nimblett. He resided in New York before moving to Winthrop in 1936. Mr. Nimblett was employed as a machinist for many years at Harvard University and then went on to become a supervisor there. He was a member of the Winthrop Golf Club, the Winthrop Yacht Club and the Interclub Bowling League, where he acted as the treasurer.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara L. (Letson) and the loving father of Kenneth Nimblett and his husband, Henry Miller, of Somerville. He was the dear brother of William Nimblett of Everett and the uncle of Jimmy Nimblett and his wife, Sally, of Winthrop, Nancy Eimers of Kansas and Jack Dempster of Illinois and the brother in law of Virginia Dempster and her late husband, John, of Illinois.

Memorial Services were held at St. John Episcopal Church_ Winthrop. Memorial donations may be made to St. John Episcopal Church. To sign his online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home.

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