Obituaries 07-06-2011

July 7, 2011
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Lloyd Marcom

Truck Driver, Past Exalted Ruler Revere BPOE Elks

Lloyd G. Marcom of Revere died peacefully at home on July 2 following a long and valiant battle with metastatic lung cancer surrounded by the love and affection of his family. He was 73 years old.

Born and raised in Rose Hills, Virginia, he came to Revere more than 34 years ago. Mr. Marcom’s long association with the Revere Loge of Elks, #1171, gave him much pleasure and sociality for more than 25 years.  He served as Exalted Ruler of the Lodge for two separate terms, 2004 to 2005 and 2007 to 2008, a most unusual honor that speaks clearly or his devotion and enthusiasm for the lodge. He found great joy in the sport of Deep Sea Fishing which he particularly enjoyed with his son, Matthew.

Most of this working career was as a truck driver for several local trucking and busing firms. A serious accident more than 25 years ago forced his early retirement.

He was the beloved husband for 40 years of Isabell M. (Curley); dear and devoted father of Janette M. Coyle and her husband, Dean of Centerville, PA., Pamela J. Marcom of Winter Springs, Florida, Roseanne E. Hunt and her husband, Richard of Sanford, Florida, Lloyd G. Marcom,  Jr. of San Diego, California and Matthew J. Marcom and his wife, Antonette of Saugus; cherished brother of Geraldine Marshall and her husband, Kenny, of Midlothian, Virginia, Linda Powers and her husband, Kenny, of Chesterfield, Virginia and Gail Robinette of Indianapolis, Indiana. He is also lovingly survived by 12 grandchildren, five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend his funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Rte 107) Revere today, Wednesday, July 6 at 9:30 am. followed by a Funeral Mass in The Immaculate Conception Church, Revere at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to The VNA Hospice Care, 100 Sylvan Rd, Suite G-500, Woburn, MA 01801.

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Peter Capano

Retired Truck Driver

Peter J. Capano of Winthrop, formerly of Revere, died at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center on June 29. He was 87 years old.

Born in Revere, the son of the late Amelia (Calispotis), he lived in Revere prior to moving to Winthrop 42 years ago. He was a US Army veteran of the Pacific Theater of Operations in World War II.

Prior to his retirement, he was a truck driver employed by Conrail and Dave’s Motor Express and a former member of the Malden Moose.

He was the beloved husband of the late Yola (Gallese) Capano, the devoted father of Angela Campo and James Devine of Winthrop, Patty and Jeff Velluxxi of Saugus and Ginas and Italo Freda of Saugus; the

loving grandfather of Christina, Gina, Gregory and Marissa.

His Funeral Mass was conducted at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial followed with military honors in the Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the Caggiano – O’Maley Funeral Home. To sign his on line book of condolences go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

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Tophill Namey

Retired shoe worker

Tophill Namey of Malden, formerly of Revere and Winthrop, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on June 26. He was 95 years old.

Born in Boston, the son of the late Amelia and Naif Namey, he was a longtime resident of this area and resided for a period of time in Lebanon. He was employed in the shoe industry as a heel laster.

The beloved husband of the late Josephine (Mahanna), he was the devoted father of Lila and William Lucas of Malden, James Namey of Boston, John and Marie Namey of Revere, Philip Namey of Boston, Ann Marie Namey of Dolton, NC and the late Antoniette Namey; the dear brother of the late George and Charles Namey and is also survived by seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A Funeral Mass was offered in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere. Burial was private. Arrangements were under the direction of the Caggiano-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop. To sign his online book of condolences go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

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Gennaro Graziani

East Boston resident

Gennaro I. Graziani of East Boston died on July 3.

He was the beloved husband for 53 years to Elizabeth (Visconti) Graziani; loving father of Theresa Battista and her husband, Russell of Lexington, Ann Graziani and her husband, Robert Salvati of Quincy and Stephen Graziani of East Boston; cherished grandfather of Gianna Celona, Michael and Marc Battista; dear brother of Nancy Whitney of San Diego, Rosanna LaRosa of Revere, Josephine Spinelli of Gloucester, Antonietta Mannone of Gloucester, Vincent Graziani of Revere and the late Emily Giannakas.  He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be from The Kirby-Rapino Memorial Home, 917 Bennington St. (Orient Heights) East Boston on Friday 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 on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.  Services will conclude with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  For online condolences and/or directions visit: www.kirby-rapino.com

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Joann Covalucci

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Joann R. (Pasto) Covalucci of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on July 1.

The beloved wife of Mario Covalucci with whom she shared 53 years of marriage, she was the loving mother of Celeste High of Dover and Renee Covalucci of Concord; dear sister of Elizabeth Casucci of Brookfield, Katherine Brignolo and Salvatore Pasto, both of California, Domenic Pasto of Fiskdale, MA and the late Mario Pasto. She was the grandmother of three.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazzza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For directions and guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

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Carmine Chiarella

Beachmont resident

Carmine L. Chiarella of Beachmont Revere died on July 1.

A past member of Local 22, he was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Taramina) Chiarella; devoted father of Loretta Woods, Carmine Chiarella and Gail Kasner. Mr. Chiarella is survived by three sisters and was predeceased by two brothers and one sister. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren as well as by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Wednesday, July 6 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. In honoring Mr. Chiarella’s life, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 9 Riverside Rd., Weston, 02493. For more information or to send the Chiarella family an online condolence visit: www.ruggieromh.com.

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Patricia Russo

Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston

Patricia A. (Sullivan) Russo of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died on July 1.

The beloved wife of Salvatore “Sammy” Russo with whom she shared 51 years of marriage, she was the loving mother of Thomas R. Russo and his wife, Jodi, Ronald Russo, Salvatore J. Russo and his wife, Andrea and Kenneth P. Russo, all of Winthrop and Patricia M. Lio and her husband, Anthony of Westwood; dear sister of Marie Papandrea of East Boston, Margaret Selvage of Everett and Alice Teneriello of Florida; cherished grandmother of Thomas Russo, Rochelle Marzano, Amanda M. and Richard Russo, Amanda C. DiCicco and Philip and Anthony Lio; sister in law of Phillip Russo, Richard Russo and his wife, Joann, and Marie Guisti, all of Revere, Edward Russo and his wife, Louise of Oklahoma and Josephine DiMinico of Norfolk; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, Thursday at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop at 11:30 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. At her request, please no flowers. For directions and guest book www.vazzafunerals.com.

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Jennie DiStefano

North End resident

Jennie DiStefano of Boston’s North End died on July 1. She was 94 years old.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Ignacio and Emannuella (Inderato) Bartolucci; cherished wife of the late Salvatore DiStefano; loving mother of Frank DiStefano and his wife, Frances “Cookie” of Revere, Leonora “Dolly” Manfredonia and her late husband, Joseph of Revere; cherished grandmother of Frank DiStefano, Nadine Peroni, Jodi Fleming, Anthony Manfredonia and the late Steven Manfredonia; great grandmother of seven; loving sister of the late Nick Bartolucci, Mary Colontonia, Carmela Deluca, and Josephine Hudson and is also survived by many nephews, nieces and cousins.

Her Funeral will be held from the Boston Harborside Home, 580 Commercial Street, Boston on Thursday, July 7 at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Leonard Church on the corner of Hanover and Prince Streets, Boston at 9:45 a.m. The family will accept visitors from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

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Mary Reid

Chelsea resident

Mary H. (Buckley) Reid of Chelsea, formerly of Somerville, died on June 30.

The beloved wife of Joseph R. Reid with whom she shared 40 years of marriage, she was the loving mother of Shawna Holden and her husband, Severiano, Christine Reid and her companion, Daniel MacDonald, all of Chelsea, Michael Reid of East Boston and the late Kevin Buckley; dear sister of John Buckley and his wife, Patricia of Gloucester; cherished grandmother of Melissa and Erica Buckley, Kevin and Cody DiGaetano, Daniel, Cameron and Christina MacDonald, and great grandchildren Eilyna and Franklin Juarez  and Ricardo Pagan Jr.; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere today, Wednesday, at 10 a.m. followed by a service in our Chapel of the Resurrection at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. For directions and guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

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Joseph Meoli

Revere Police Sergeant

Joseph Meoli of Revere died on June 28. He was 63 years old.

Born in Revere, he joined the Revere Police Department in 1977 and became a Sergeant in 2002. A member of the Revere Police Relief Association, he was also a US Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran.

He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth “Lee” (Lorina) of Revere; devoted father of Nicole J. (Meoli) Joyce of Rockland; loving son of the late Antonio and Giovannina (Censale) Meoli; dear brother of Mary J. Hanson and her husband, Arthur, Susan C. Vertullo and her husband, Alfred, Rita P. LaCroix and her late husband, Joseph, Anthony “Ando” Meoli and his wife, Virginia, Jean Courtois and her late husband, Richard and the late Henry “Rico” Meoli; brother-in-law of Steven and John Lorina; son-in-law of Gladys Lorina and the late John A. Lorina Jr.; cherished grandfather of Aiden and Caleigh Joyce and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. For guestbook, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.

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Agnes Carey

Always followed latest styles and fashion trends

Agnes M. (Doherty) Carey died at the Peabody Glen Nursing Center on June 27 where she has been receiving supportive care for the past eight months.  She was in her 91st year.

Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Annie (McKay) Doherty. She grew up in Chelsea, attended Chelsea Public Schools, married her beloved Francis Carey and together they raised their two daughters in Chelsea.  She was devoted to home and family. She was a resident of Chelsea for most of her life.  She and her husband settled in Revere in 1993.

A lifelong devoted parishioner and communicant of St. Rose Church in Chelsea, she enjoyed following the latest styles and newest fashion trends.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Joseph P. Doherty. She is survived by her beloved husband, Francis Carey, her devoted daughters; Francine Goudreau and her husband, Ron of Peabody and Patricia DiSanto of Saugus; cherished grandchildren; Michele Maiuri and her husband, Peter of Saugus and Brian DiSanto and his wife, Erin of Melrose and two great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

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