Lifelong Revere resident
Rose M. (Moscaritolo) DeYeso, a lifelong resident of Revere, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on June 20 following a brief illness. She was 97 years old.
Born, raised and educated in Revere, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. Mrs. DeYeso had an innate sense of style
from her youth that led her to a career in ladies apparel sales at several of downtown Boston’s Department Stores. Later, she would help her cousin at her up-scale Ladies’ Dress Shoppe, “Susan’s Dress Shoppe” of Orient Heights in East Boston. A longtime active member of St. Anthony’s Church, she was a member of several of the early women’s sodalities.
She was the widow of the late Joseph DeYeso who died in November of 1977; the devoted mother of Joyce M. Tardito and her late husband, Louis, of Easton, Patricia A. Ruggiero and her husband, Frank, of Malden, Jean M. Sasso and her husband, Gerald T., of Revere; cherished grandmother of Kerry A. Rice and her husband, Daniel White, of Easton, David A. Tardito and his wife, Kristen, of Lynnfield, Jerry Sasso of West Peabody, Jill Sasso of Middleton and Todd A. Ruggiero of Charlestown. She was the sister of the late Louise Auilera, Josephine Langone, Antonetta Lancello, Michael and Henry Moscaritolo and is also lovingly survived by four great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Family and friends are invited to visit with the family on Friday, June 24 beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Visiting hours will end at 11:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at noon. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA, 02481,
Lifelong Beachmont resident
Florence C. Fraga, a lifelong resident of Beachmont, died on June 20 following a long confinement at the Saugus Care & Rehab Center. She was 86 years old.
Miss Fraga was born in Boston and raised and educated in Revere. She lived in the Beachmont section of Revere all her life.
She was the daughter of the late George D. and Mary (Canty) Fraga; beloved sister of George “Buddy” Fraga and his wife, Julia, of Saugus; John Fraga of Charlestown and the late Chester Fraga; the cherished aunt to Philip J. Fraga and his long time companion, Cindy A. Staff, of Revere and she is also survived by several other nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend Graveside Funeral Services at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett on Thursday, June 23 at 11 a.m. followed by burial in the Family Lot at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Sol Amor Hospice, 181 South Main St., Middleton, MA 01949. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere.
Retired Engineer and linguist
Paul Stavropoulos of Malden, formerly of Revere, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on June 12 following an illness of 20 years. He was 80 years old.
A retired engineer, he lived in New York City – Westside, for many years. He was a native of Athens, Greece who came to the United States as a young man and settled in Revere. He married Mary J. (Bellofatto) in 1969. The couple moved to New York City where Mr. Stavropoulos worked within the hotel industry as a chief engineer for Milton Zee. After retirement, the couple moved back to Massachusetts and settled in Malden where they have lived for the past 10 years.
Mr. Stavropouos was highly educated, not only in his elected field of engineering, but also as a ‘linguist’ fluent in French, Italian, German, Greek, English and Spanish.
He was the beloved husband of 42 years of Mary J. Helen (Beloatto) Stavrpoulos, the dear brother of George Stavropoulos of Athens, Greece and the devoted uncle of JoAnn M. Alexander of Revere. He is also lovingly survived by his brother in law, Frank P. Bellofatto of Revere and several other nieces and one nephew. He was the brother of the late Helena Stavropoulos.
The Rev. George D. Tsouklas, pastor of St. George Greek Orthodox church of Lynn officiated at services for Mr. Stavropoulos. Funeral arrangements were under the care of the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere. Entombment was in Woodlawn Community Mausoleum. Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.
Helen (Konop) Sullivan, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on June 16 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital after a long illness. She was 93 years old.
A seamstress during her working years, she was employed by Corman Bag on Arlington Street and Jean Roberts on Sixth Street.
She was the devoted wife of the late Francis Sullivan; beloved mother of Carole Moyher and her husband, Michael, of Orange, CT and Joseph Sullivan and his wife, Tamara, of Revere; dear sister of Ladis Bernier of Chelsea and the late Stella Krolitkowski, Steff Zajaczkowski, Josephine Gubski and Frances Konop. She is also lovingly survived by 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send a message of condolence to her family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com.
Former East Boston resident
Phyllis (DeBonis) Fagone of Stoughton, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully on June 16.
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Fagone; daughter of the late Giovannina (Carina) and Josef DeBonis; mother of Joseph Fagone Jr. and his wife, Debby, of Pepperell, Charles Fagone and Frank Fagone and his wife, Barbara, all of Revere, the late Annette Manetta and Joann Linker; sister of George DeBonis and mother-in-law of Robert Manetta. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Robert, Carla, Joanna, Michelle, Chuckie, Kara, Lesley, Joseph, Jason, Shannon, Joy, Felicia, Ashley and Romina and 13 great-grandchildren.
Her Funeral will be from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea Street [at Day Square] East Boston today, Wednesday, at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks Street, East Boston at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours will be this morning, Wednesday, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum. Donations in her memory to the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine, www.faim.org, would be appreciated.
Of Stoughton, formerly of Revere
Beatrice Glazer of Stoughton, formerly of Revere, died on June 19.
She was the beloved wife of the late Hyman Glazer; devoted mother of Ruth Glazer of Stoughton and Susan Sudhalter of Leominster; loving sister of Harriet Karas, Irving Cann and the late Anna Levowich and Dorothy Beckman.
Graveside services will be held at Sudlikov Cemetery, 232 Fuller Street, Everett today, Wednesday, June 22 at 11 a.m. Memorial observance will be at the home of Ruth Glazer following burial through 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society , 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are by Schlossberg -Solomon Chapel www.SchlossbergChapel.com 781-828-6990.
Lawrence ‘Larry’ Bowden
St. Anthony’s Holy Name Society Past President and Youth Baseball Coach
Lawrence “Larry” Bowden of Revere died on June 17. He was 48 years old.
He was Past President and a member of St. Anthony’s Holy Name Society, Coach of the A’s for Revere Youth Baseball and a Substitute Teacher.
He was the beloved husband of Cathy (DiGregorio) Bowden; devoted father of Patrick, Matthew and Zachary Bowden; loving son of Elva Bowden and the late William; dear brother of Peter and his wife, Donna, of Revere, Barbara Bowden of Everett and William F. of Texas. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours are Thursday, June 23 from 4 to 8 p.m. His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons -Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Friday at a time to be announced followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Bowden Family Fund, C/O Danvers Bank, 310 Broadway Revere, Ma. 02151. For guest book, visit www.buonfiglio.com.
East Boston resident
Edith (Luiso) LoVerme of Orient Heights East Boston died on June 20.
She was the beloved wife of John P. LoVerme Sr. with whom she shared 57 years of marriage; loving mother of Lucille Johnson and her husband, Leroy, of East Boston, Charles LoVerme and his wife, Stella, of Medford and John LoVerme, Jr. and his wife, Pauline, of Saugus; dear sister of Josephine Chianca of East Boston, Florence Buchene of Revere and the late Helen Micciche, Lena Marotta, Connie Severino, Fannie Allison, Mary Sarno, Carolo and Anthony Luiso; cherished grandmother of Jessica, Jenna, Jason, Christy, Justine and Tori LoVerme and Jerricka and Andrew Hill.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass in St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church on Friday, June 24 at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For online guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.
East Boston resident
Erminio Ciampa died in East Boston on June 19.
He was the beloved husband of Rose M. (Belmonte); father of Gina and her husband, Paul LaRose, of Mansfield, John and his wife, Deborah, and Joseph, all of Revere; grandfather of Justin LaRose, Ashley and Zachary Ciampa; brother of Lena Gigiello of Florida; uncle of Carol and Donna and grand uncle of Ryan.
His Funeral will be held from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. [at Day Sq] East Boston Friday, June 24 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be appreciated. MagrathFuneralHome.com.
Catherine G. (Regan) Davison died on June 18 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. She was 85 years old.
The wife of the late George J. Davison, she was a devoted homemaker. She was the daughter of the late John and Victoria Regan and is survived by three grandchildren, Michael Ferragamo and his wife, Nanci, of Saugus, Mark Ferragamo of Revere and Valarie Occhipinti and her husband, Richard, of New Hampshire; six great grandchildren, Michael, Robert, Nicholas, Jake, Ava and Mia and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late George Davison, Jr. and Carole Zelandi and was also predeceased by three sisters.
Her funeral will be held from the Porcella Funeral Home, 876 Winthrop Ave. (Beachmont) Revere, Thursday, June 23 at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church, 133 Beach St., Revere at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, June 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions and condolences www.BisbeePorcella.com.
George Capano Sr.
Past President of Orioles and member of Moose
George F. “Candy Man” Capano, Sr. of Hingham and Revere, died on June 16.
A lifelong member of the Laborers International Union of North Local 22, Malden, he was a lifelong member and past President of the Fraternal Order of the Orioles, Nest 123, Revere and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge 1272, Revere.
He was the beloved husband of the late Olga D. Ferrandi; father of Frank A. Capano and his wife, Joan, of Hingham, George F. Capano Jr. and his wife, Madeline, of Andover, Nancy L. Walker and her husband, Michael J. Jr., of Danville, NH, and Lydia A. Capano and her partner, Josephine Goldin, of Medford; son of the late Frank and Nellie Capano; grandfather of 14 and great grandfather of 14; brother of Angie Pione of Revere, Frank Capone of Pennsylvania, and the late Nicholas Capano and Susie Censullo.
His Funeral will be held from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28) North Reading at the Reading line, today, Wednesday, June 22 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter St. (Rte. 62) North Reading at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the National MS Society, Greater New England Chapter, PO. Box 845945, Boston MA 02284-5945 or online www.msnewengland.org. www.cotatfuneralhomes.com.
East Boston resident
Lena ( Zeuli ) Bernabei of East Boston died on June 15.
The beloved wife of the late George “Gigi” Bernabei, she was the loving mother of George Bernabei and Dennis Bernabei and his wife, Karen, all of East Boston and Brenda Gorovitz and her husband Attorney Sidney Gorovitz of Framingham; dear sister of the late Attorney Frank Zeuli, Michael, Armando and Mario Zeuli; cherished grandmother of George Bernabei Jr., Whitney Bernabei Syla and her husband Alfredo, Christopher and Cory Gorovitz and Dennis Bernabei Jr. and Vanessa Bernabei.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.
John Fererra Jr.
Self Employed Painter
John L. Ferrera Jr. of Revere died on June 16 at the Light House after a brief illness,
A self employed painter, he was born in East Boston, son of the late John and Mildred (Lagamosino) Ferrara; the beloved husband of Joanne (Nolan); devoted father of John and his wife, Charlotte, of Lynnfield, Lisa Fortuna and her husband, Robert “RFD,” of Revere and Debra Grimes and her husband, Daniel, of Epping NH; loving grandfather of Jessica, Justin, Jonathan, Derek, Danielle and Meghan; dear brother of Donald Ferrara of Maine and the late Francis Ferrara and Lucille Bramante and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery, Lynnfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St Framingham Ma 01701.