Obituaries 12-28-2011

December 28, 2011
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Henry Nazzaro

Longtime Wonderland Park Employee of Saugus, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on December 25.

An employee of Wonderland Park for more than 50 years, he was the beloved husband of the late Irma (Lanzetta) Nazzaro with whom he shared 48 years of marriage; loving father of Susan Urrata and her husband, Giovanni of Wakefield and Mark Nazzaro and his wife, Donna of Peabody; dear brother of Joseph Nazzaro of Peabody and Robert Nazzaro and his wife, Marie of Saugus; cherished grandfather of Joseph and Jessica Urrata and Mark Jr. and David Nazzaro; brother-in-law of Nina Lanzetta and Ann Yardumian, both of Stoneham and Alfred Lo Re of Braintree.

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 the Blessed Sacrament Church, Saugus, at 10:30 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Linden Wood Cemetery, Stoneham. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances may be made to the HYPERLINK “http://media2.legacy.com/adlink/5306/1471710/0/3380/AdId=1103286;BnId=1;itime=952433824;ku=1192175;key=ACS;nodecode=yes;link=https:/www.cancer.org/involved/donate/donateonlinenow/Legacy/index?dn=mem&fn=Henry&ln=Nazzaro”American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions and guest book, visit: HYPERLINK “http://www.vazzafunerals.com/”www.vazzafunerals.com.

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Lores Keating

Lifelong Chelsea Resident

Lores (Neri) Keating, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on December 21. She was 89 years old.

A retired shoe industry employee for 30 years, she was the wife of the late Edward T. Keating; beloved mother of Linda L. Finnegan of Chelsea, Thomas E. Keating and his wife, Lee A. of Tewksbury; mother-in-law of the late Joseph J. Finnegan; dear sister of Rose Ryan of Chelsea, Rita Yannetti of Yarmouth, Raymond Neri of Chelsea and the late Alice Deleidi, twins Prima Wheeler and Seconda Neri, Wanda Pezzuto and Elsie Bizzocchi. She is also lovingly survived by five grandchildren, Thomas E. Keating of Chelmsford, Christopher T. Keating, John J. Keating, both of Lowell, Merredith Keating of Tewksbury and Patrick J. Finnegan of Chelsea and three great-grandchildren, Caroline Keating, Griffin Keating, both of Chelmsford, Leah St. Croix Finnegan of Revere.

Funeral arrangements were by the William R. Carafa & Son Home For Funerals, Chelsea. Entombment was in Sheffield Mausoleum in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the HYPERLINK “http://media2.legacy.com/adlink/5306/1471710/0/3380/AdId=1103284;BnId=1;itime=672886346;ku=1192518;key=ALZ;nodecode=yes;link=https:/act.alz.org/site/Donation2?df_id=5080&5080.donation=form1&set.TributeType=MEMORIAL&set.custom.honoree_name=Lores%20Keating&set.TributeMessage=A+gift+has+been+made+in+remembrance+of+Lores%20Keating”Alzheimer’s Association . MA/ NH Chapter 311 Arsenal St. Watertown,MA02472.

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Ina Ritarossi

Of Melrose, formerly of Beachmont

Ina W. (Mitchell) Ritarossi of Melrose, formerly of (Beachmont) Revere, died on December 22.

The beloved wife of the late Paul P. Ritarossi, she was the loving mother of Paula A. DiStefano and her children, Matthew and Mitchell, all of Malden and cherished mother of James P. Ritarossi and his wife, Kim of Wilmington; dear sister of Faye Wingiener of Missouri and the late William Mitchell, Gene Mitchell and Bethel McBride. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave, Saugus, today, Wednesday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 660 Washington Ave, Revere at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the Kimberly Jean Morin Memorial Scholarship, c/o Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, POB 7312, Laconia, NH 03247. For directions and condolences HYPERLINK “http://www.bisbeeporcella.com/”www.BisbeePorcella.com

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Chester Dingwell, Jr.

Member of Many Organizations

Chester N. Dingwell, Jr. of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died at home on December 22. He was 74 years old.

Born in Boston, he was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of the Revere Moose, American Legion, D.A.V. and Teamsters Local 25 and a former employee of AVON Trucking and Cosco Wholesale.

He was the beloved husband of Anna (O’Brien), the devoted father of Chester N., III of Revere, Joyce Richardson and her husband, Ronald, Donna Marie Dingwell-Richardson and her husband, Paul, all of Everett and Ronald J. of Virginia; dear brother of Elsie Arrigo of Revere and the late Harold Dingwell, Geraldine Lynch, Mary Miller and Richard Dingwell and the son of the late Chester and Mary (Reid) Dingwell. He is also survived by 11 loving grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

His Funeral Service will be held in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere today, Wednesday, December 28 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park. For guest book, please visit HYPERLINK “http://www.buonfiglio.com/”www.Buonfiglio.com

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Frank Misiano, Sr.

Former Proprietor of Seacrest Plumbing

Frank J. Misiano, Sr. died unexpectedly in Revere on December 21. He was 82 years old.

He was the former Proprietor of Seacrest Plumbing Company of Revere, a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the Revere ITAM Post and the America Legion Post 17 of Revere.

He was the husband of the late Barbara S. (Miles); devoted father of Frank J. Misiano, Jr. of Lynnfield, Barbara A. DeRosa and her husband, Andrew and Diane Misiano, all of Revere and the late Stanley D. Misiano; cherished grandfather of Danielle M. DeRosa, Mariah L. DeRosa, Bianca V.S. Misiano, all of Revere, Stanley D. Misiano, Jr. and Marissa Misiano, both of Wakefield. He is also lovingly survived by his companion, Rosemary O’Connell of Revere and his daughter-in-law, Maria Misiano of Wakefield, several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend his Funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere on Wednesday, December 28 at 9 a.m, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Catherine Conte

Blue Cross Retiree

Catherine J. Conte of Malden died on December 23 at the Dexter House Golden Living Center in Malden. She was 90 years old.

Born in Boston and a retired clerk for Blue Cross-Blue Shield, she was the beloved daughter of the late Modestoت and Josephine (Tucci) Conte; sister of the late Angelo, Margaret and Ralph Conte and is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews, including Atty. Ron DellaGrotte and family of Woburn.

Her Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main Street) Everett, today, Wednesday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, Oakes Street., Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Forest Hills. Contributions in her memory to the charity of one’s choice would be sincerely appreciated.

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Tina Cesario

Retired Secretary

Tina R. (Tranquillo) Cesario of Revere died on December 23. She was 89 years old.

Born in the North End of Boston and a retired secretary, she was the beloved wife of Paolo Scimemi of Chelsea; devoted mother of Roseann Costello and husband, James of Revere and the Late Louie Cesario; dear sister of four brothers and one sister; cherished grandmother of three and great-grandmother of five.

Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere today, Wednesday, December 28, at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment will be in Woodlawn Mausoleum. For guestbook please visit HYPERLINK “http://www.buonfiglio.com/”www.Buonfiglio.com

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Olympia Schettino

Lifelong Revere Resident 

Olympia P. (Losco) Schettino, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on December 16.

She was the beloved wife of the late Domenic Schettino; devoted mother of Virginia Hurley and her husband, John, Pam DiCarlo and her husband, Peter and Janice DelGrosso, all of Revere; dear sister of the late Americo, Ezekiel, Fiorenzo and Felice Losco; cherished grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of 18. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio &Sons~Bruno Funeral Home,

Revere. At the family’s request, all services were private.

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Eleanor Russo

East Boston Resident

Eleanor A (Buonopane) Russo of East Boston died on December 21. She was in her 81st year.

She was the beloved wife of John Russo; devoted mother of Lisa Russo of Revere and Michele Botticelli and her husband, Kenneth of East Boston; dear sister of Delia Paci of Winthrop, Angelo Buonopane of Malden and the late Mary Rauseo and Florence Buonopane; adored grandmother of Annalise, John and Angelina and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery. For more information or to send an online condolence please visit

HYPERLINK “http://www.ruggieromh.com/”www.ruggieromh.com

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Salvatore Gentile

Revere Resident

Salvatore Gentile of Revere, formerly of Somerville, died on December 20.

He was the beloved husband for more than 58 years of Elena (Gentile); devoted father of Joseph Gentile and his wife, Ivana of Carlisle; loving grandfather of Matthew J. Gentile 1st Lieutentant U.S.M.C. and Daniel M. Gentile, both of Carlisle.

Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Those who prefer may make contributions in his name to the HYPERLINK “http://media2.legacy.com/adlink/5306/1471710/0/3380/AdId=1103284;BnId=1;itime=453618161;ku=1192518;key=ALZ;nodecode=yes;link=https:/act.alz.org/site/Donation2?df_id=5080&5080.donation=form1&set.TributeType=MEMORIAL&set.custom.honoree_name=Salvatore%20Gentile&set.TributeMessage=A+gift+has+been+made+in+remembrance+of+Salvatore%20Gentile”Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts Chapter, Attention: Development Department, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472. For guestbook and obituary HYPERLINK “http://dellorusso.net/”dellorusso.net
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Mary Ciampi

Orient Heights Resident

Mary E. (Luise) Ciampi of Orient Heights East Boston died on December 20.

She was the beloved wife of the late Armando Ciampi with whom she shared 57 years of marriage; loving mother of the late Peter Ciampi and his wife, Nancy Ciampi of Taunton; cherished grandmother of Peter Ciampi Jr. and Marissa Ciampi, both of Taunton; dear sister of the late Ralph Luise.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazzaصs زBeechwoodس Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

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Carol Maggio

Suffolk University Employee

 Carol T. Maggio of Marshfield, formerly of East Boston, died December 25 at her home in Marshfield surrounded by her entire family. She was 69 years old.

She was born July 16, 1942 in Boston, daughter of the late Angelo and Concetta (DeAngelis) Fondini. She was a graduate of Mt. Alvernia Academy and Stenotype Institute of Boston. She worked for Suffolk University for the past 20 years, supporting the law school and as the office manager for the athletic department. She adored her four granddaughters, loved the ocean and taking long walks on Rexhame Beach with her husband, Richard. She loved reading, cooking, and enjoyed watching the full moon rise over the ocean. She recently celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary on a cruise to Bermuda with her entire family.

The devoted wife of Richard T. Maggio of Marshfield for 50 years, she was the loving mother of Laura Kenny and her husband, William of East Boston, Maria Maggio of Wakefield, Richard Maggio, Jr. and his wife, Denise of Middleton and David Maggio and his wife, Sarah of Naples, Florida. She was the grandmother of Alexis, Elisabeth, Julia, and Lily and is also survived by her sisters, Diane Albanese of Revere and Sister Suzanne Fondini MFIC of Newton.

A Mass of the Resurrection celebrating her life will be held at St. Ann by the Sea Church, 591 Ocean St. Marshfield MA 02050, on Saturday, January 14 at 11 a.m. followed by a luncheon at the Marshfield Elks Lodge, 1321 Ocean St., Marshfield. Donations in her memory may be made to Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 326 Plymouth MA 02360. For more information and online guestbook please visit www.cartmellfuneralhome.com

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Rosalie Famiglietti

Former Sales Clerk

 Rosalie (Sorrentino) Famiglietti of Lynn, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on December 25 at Salem Hospital. She was 62 years old.

A former sales clerk, she was born in Italy, the beloved daughter of the late Girolamo “Jerry” and Maria (Parrinello) Sorrentino; dear sister of Rose LoGrasso and her husband, Franco of Peabody, Vito Sorrentino and his wife, Josephine of Lynn and Rita Brackett and her husband, Shannon of Peabody; loving companion of John Winn of Lynn and is also survived by her loving nieces and nephews, Rosa, Maria, Agata, Rita, Jerry, Maria, Erin, Kelly and Maria.

Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons –Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday December 29 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 will be today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book please visit www.Buonfiglio.com

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Charles ‘Charlie’ Santagate

Retired Salesman

 Charles “Charlie” Santagate of Delray Beach, Florida, formerly of Malden, Chelsea and Revere died on December 24 after an heroic battle with cancer.

known for his good-natured personality, his generosity and his hearty laugh, He won many awards during his long career as a salesman. He served in the US Navy from 1958 to1962 on the Boston-based ice-breaker USS Atka as part of “Operation Deep Freeze.”

He is survived by his loving wife, Jayne; daughters Lisa Santagate, Christine Landale and Kimberley Gulley; stepchildren, Mary Beth Farrell, Jeannie DeMarsico, Matthew Tower and Tammy Deeb. He was the cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild; the brother of Anthony, Joseph and the late Stephen.

A private seaside service in Delray Beach, FL is planned. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 2590 Havendale Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33881.

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