Obituaries 01-04-2012

January 4, 2012
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Jessie ‘Jessica’ Levine

Of Swampscott, formerly of Revere

Jessie “Jessica” (Cottler) Levine of Swampscott, formerly of Revere, Newton and Needham, died on January 1. She was 97 years old.

The devoted wife of the late William Levine, she was the beloved mother of Edna and Mel Karas, the late Phyllis Siegel and late Lois Handverger; cherished grandmother of Julie and Jeff, Beth and Dan, Michael and Kelly, Jeff and Sandy, Carrie and Corey and Adam and Brent; loving great grandmother of Olivia, Maddox and Isabella; dear sister of the late Gertrude Wolf, Ida Yanoff, Bertha Gelman, Fannie, Paul, Frank and Morris Cottler and adored aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at Sharon Memorial Park, 41 Dedham St., Sharon today, Wednesday, January 4 at 11:45 a.m. Memorial week will be private. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to the charity of one’s choice. For directions and online condolences www.goldmanfc.com 1-800-982-3717 Goldman Funeral Chapel – Malden

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Esmeralda Fellowes

Member of Eastern Star and NE Tel & Tel Retiree

Esmeralda (Lopez) Fellowes, formerly of East Boston and Boston’s North End, died on January 1 at Saints Medical Center of Lowell following a long illness. She was 84 years old.

Born in Pawtucket, RI, she came to live in East Boston as a young girl and lived in Boston’s North End for the last 10 years. She worked for the New England Tel. & Tel as a human resources officer for over 20 years retiring in 1989 and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and the Eastern Star.

She was the cherished mother of Cynthia L. Fellowes of New York City, Patricia L. Mysior and her husband, George of Owings, MD, Janet D. Bisson and her husband, Gene of Dracut and Mark C. Fellowes and his wife, Rosemary Heffernan of Cambridge; devoted grandmother of Lauren Wetherbee and Amara Bisson, both of Dracut, Lindsay Mysior, Rachel Mysior and Lindsey-Nicole Sassen, all of Owings, MD; dear sister of Gloria T. Woodland of Revere and the late Lilia Leslie. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandson Bentley J. Wetherbee and her brother in law, John E. Leslie Jr. of Revere and by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral service in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere on Thursday, January 5 at 10 a.m. followed by burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday only, from 5 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Stroke Assoc., NE Affiliate, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688 or to the Boston Visiting Nurses Assoc., 500 Rutherford Av., Charlestown, MA 02129.

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Roberta Moore

Certified Nursing Assistant

Roberta E. (Hale) Moore of Wakefield, formerly of Everett, died on December 30 surrounded by her loving family.  She was 73 years old.

Married to her beloved late husband, Jay, for 53 years, she was born in Everett, the daughter of the late Walter and Olive (Johnston) Hale.  She was raised in Everett, and was a graduate of Everett High School, class of 1956 and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant, caring for the elderly for many years.

She spent 23 years serving the Friendly Circle of the Blind, and served as President the last three years.  She was an active member of Glendale United Methodist Church in Everett.  She loved her church, sang in the church choir and taught Sunday School.  She enjoyed crossword and jigsaw puzzles and loved to crochet.  Her family was very important to her and she cherished the time she spent with them.

She was the loving mother of Laura and her husband, Carlton Rousseau of Union, NH, Thomas and his wife, Holly Moore of Revere, Scott Moore of Windham, NH, Michelle and her husband, Walter Glassett of Lynn, and Sandra and her husband, Scott Raimo of Peabody; the cherished grandmother of Elizabeth (Rousseau) Kester, Thomas and Jeffrey Moore, Cassandra (Rousseau) Wallace, Jennifer Moore, Vincent LoBuono, Jaydn Glassett, Joshua Raimo, Nicholas Moore, Robert Raimo, and Zackary Glassett and the dear great-grandmother of Drake and Darien Kester, Madisen Rousseau and Jordan Lawton; beloved sister of Doris Smith, Mildred Haley, Olive Busler, Edwin Hale, Marjorie Saunders, and the late Jeannette Bartley and Walter Hale, Jr.  She also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be celebrated today, Wednesday, at 11a.m. in the Glendale United Methodist Church, 392 Ferry Street, Everett.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.  Memorial contributions may be made to Glendale United Methodist Church, 392 Ferry St, Everett.  Arrangements are by the Solimine, Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Rt 129), Lynn.  Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com

 

Josephine Dwyer

C.A.P.I.C. Weatherization Director

Josephine (Gentile) Dwyer of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 1. She was 75 years old.

She was the longtime Director of the C.A.P.I.C. Weatherization Program and will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

She was the beloved wife of the late Walter T. Dwyer; devoted mother of Dianne M. (Dwyer) Campbell and her husband, David E. of Revere and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, January 7 in St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere. For guestbook: www.Buonfiglio.com

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Elizabeth Castaldo

Homemaker

Elizabeth (Basilico) Castaldo of Revere died peacefully on December 31 at the Peabody Glen Health Care Center.

She was 98 years old.

A homemaker, born in Mount Vernon, NY, she celebrated 98 years of life between Revere and Peabody, MA and Gilmanton, NH.

She was the devoted wife of the late Frank Castaldo; loving mother of Roseann Coviello and her husband, Louis of Escondido, CA and Frank C. Castaldo and his wife, Joyce of Lynnfield; cherished grandmother of Stephen Coviello and his wife, Tamra of Escondido, CA, Lori Kreutzer and her husband, Kurt of Poway, CA and Lisa Sweet and her husband, Brian of Lake Havasu City, AZ and the loving great grandmother of Kaitlin and Devin Coviello, Terah and Ryan Kreutzer, and A J and Austin Sweet.

Her Funeral will be held from Paul Buonfiglio and Sons – Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday, January 5 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Archdiocese of Boston, Catholic TV, P.O. Box 9196, 34 Chestnut St., Watertown, MA 024471. For guestbook please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com

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Michael Thorner

Revere Resident

Michael C. Thorner of Revere died on December 21.

He was the beloved husband of Elaine (Hartigan) Thorner; devoted father of Michael and Jason Thorner, Tammy Raduazzo and her husband, Randy, all of Revere; brother of Donna Irving of New Hampshire, Muriel Bennett of Beverly, William of New Hampshire, Robert of Stoneham and also leaves four loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, all service were private. Arrangements were by Paul Buonfiglio & Sons- Bruno Funeral Home.

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Gerald Schwartz

Bartender at Former Family Business, Cutler’s Café in Chelsea

Gerald H. Schwartz of Marblehead, formerly of Salem and Revere, died at home on December 29 after a long battle with cancer.

“Gerry” was born to the late Abraham and Emily (Cutler) Schwartz on March 24, 1941. He grew up in Revere, graduated from Huntington Prep and received his Bachelor’s Degree in social work from Suffolk University.

He loved people, food and conversation and spent much of his time tending bar. He started working as a bartender in his family’s restaurant, Cutler’s Café in Chelsea. Once, he moved to Salem, he found a home at In a Pig’s Eye where he stayed for more than 20 years.

“Gerry” collected many friends over the years and even more jokes More than anything, he loved cooking for his family and friends while listening to music. A loving father and grandfather, he enjoyed going to the beach and taking vacations.

He is survived by his loving partner of 22 years Ella (Harrington) Zay of Danvers; his devoted daughter, Bethany and her husband, Louis Porrazzo of Marblehead; his caring sister, Karen and her husband, Arthur Feinberg of Andover; two wonderful grandchildren, Emily and Jack Porrazzo of Marblehead and his nephew Jeffrey Feinberg of New Jersey.

A celebration of his life will begin on Sunday, January 8 at 2:30 .m. in the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St. (corner of North Steet) Salem. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Lahey Clinic Cancer Center, c/o Philanthropy 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805 or online at www.lahey.org. For online guest book or for additional information, please call 978-744-0497 or visit: www.MurphyFuneralHome.com

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Norma Donovan

Church Soloist and Long Time Point of Pines Resident

Norma V. (Haskell) Donovan of Point of Pines died on December 29 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere following a long illness. She was 84 years old.

Mrs. Donovan was born in Cambridge, lived in Revere for her entire life and for over 50 years she lived in the Point of Pines Section. She was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1945. As a young woman she began her singing career as a church soloist for many of the local Catholic Churches especially St. John Vianney Church, the former St. Theresa’s Church and the Immaculate Conception Church in Revere. She also had a long musical career at several of the Revere Beach Boulevard’s night spots (The Frolics, Fascination etc.)

She was the widow of John J. Donovan Jr. who died in February of 1972 and the devoted mother of Linda A. Zaremba of Revere, John J. Donovan III and his wife, Janet of Woburn, Paul A. Donovan and his wife, Paula and Norma Jean Gatchell and her husband, Brian, all of Point of Pines, Revere. She is also lovingly survived by her long time companion Dale Carver of Revere; four granddaughters, three great granddaughters and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Gilbert D. and C. Allen Haskell and Sandra C. Slusher.

Family and friends are invited to visit with the family today, Wednesday, January 4 beginning at 1 p.m. thru 3 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere followed by the Funeral Service at 3:15 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Essex Park Rehab & Nursing Ctr., 265 Essex St., Beverly MA 01915 attn. Patients’ Recreation Fund.

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Mafalda ‘Muffie’ Cardello

Owned former Cardell’s Store on Broadway

Mafalda “Muffie” (Williams) Cardello died on December 31.

The beloved daughter of Joseph and Philomena (Anzevino) Williams, she was born July 5, 1919 and was  married to James J. Cardello until his death in 1983. Formerly of Revere, she moved to Londonderry, NH in 1978.

In Revere, the couple owned Cardell’s Store on Broadway for many years and after that she worked at Ceritani’s Market as a meat packer. “Muffie” was an avid bingo player and loved the bingo games at her senior center in New Hampshire.

She is survived by her son, James P. and his wife, Soya of Londonderry, NH, and her daughter, June Dell’Orfano and her husband, Mike of Sacramento, CA; five grandchildren, James J. Cardello and his wife, Cheryl of Litchfield, NH, Kira Ohlendorf and her husband, Bill of Atlanta, GA, Michelle Matson and her husband, John, Michael Dell’Orfano and Patrick Dell’Orfano, all of Sacramento, CA, and is also survived by three great grandchildren. For more information, please visit www.peabodyfunerahome.com.

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Joanne ‘Jeni’ Preston

Revere Resident

Joanne M. “Jeni” (Grandolfi) Preston of Revere died on December 30.

She was the wife of 58 years of Michael J. “Joe” Preston; sister of George Grandolfi of Medford, Carolyn McCannon of Cambridge, Paula Mia Grandolfi of Salem and the late Dorothy M. Wagg and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St (at Day Sq) East Boston today, Wednesday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. A Committal Service will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. MagrathFuneralHome.com

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Dorothy Cadogan

Of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere

Dorothy A. Cadogan, a resident of Lynnfield for the past 50 years, formerly of Revere, died on January 1 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington.

Born in Revere on March 7, 1922 she was the daughter of the late Chester and Susan (Martin) Bronsdon and was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1940.

Mrs. Cadogan was the wife of the late Richard P. Cadogan.  She is survived by her two daughters; Diane T. Schneider and her husband, Robert of Reading and Donna M. Burgess and her husband, Frank of Brewster, her son Richard P. Cadogan, Jr. and his wife, Susan of Lynnfield and her two sisters; Lorraine MacClellan of Florida and June Gallagher of Nebraska.  Mrs. Cadogan is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.  She was the sister of the late Helen Shea, Mildren Grasso and Chester, James, Richard and Thomas Bronsdon.

Her funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday at 9 a,m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St, Wakefield at 10 a.m.  Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home today, Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Reading. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105

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Rolando Guillama

Revere Resident

Rolando Guillama of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on January 1.

He was the beloved husband of Josephine (Kulas) Guillama; devoted father of Sandra, David and Jose, all of Revere and Steven Guillama of Saugus; cherished grandfather of 10 grandchildren and one adored great grandson.

In accordance with Mr. Guillama’s wishes, funeral services are private with arrangements under the personal care of Ruggiero Family Memorial Home.

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Phyllis Aiello

Retired Stitcher

Phyllis (Spinazzola) Aiello of Revere died on December 31. She was 84 years old.

Born in Boston and a retired stitcher, she was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Aiello; devoted mother of Joseph S. Aiello and his wife, Marylyn of Bridgewater and Anthony F. Aiello of Revere; dear sister of Samuel Spinazzola of Methuen and the late Louis, Pasquale, Christopher, Lucy, Rose, Therese and Ida; cherished grandmother of Aj and Melissa Aiello and great-grandmother of Dameon.

Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday, January 5 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 are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Hospice of the North Shore 75 Sylvan St., Suite B102, Danvers, MA 01923. For guestbook please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com

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Hubert Hanlon

Carver Resident

Hubert P. Carver of Carver, formerly of Medford, died on December 30.

He was the beloved husband of Rosemarie (Valente) Hanlon of Carver; loving father of Louis P. Hanlon of Medford, Hubert P. Hanlon Jr. of Northboro, Gina Marie Hanlon-Cavicchi of Carver, Peter Hanlon of Wilmington, William Hanlon of New Hampshire, Michael Hanlon of Patricia Hanlon and Colleen Argenzio, all of Revere; devoted brother of Paul Hanlon of California, Robert Hanlon of Winthrop, Arthur Hanlon of New Hampshire, Edward Hanlon of Wilmington, Dorothy Turner of California and the late William Hanlon and Albert Hanlon. He was the cherished grandfather of many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, dear friends and family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Gaffey Funeral Home, 43 High St., Medford Square, Medford on Thursday, January 5, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Frances of Assisi Church, Medford at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, January 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

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Mildred Cowan

Of Florida, formerly of Revere

Mildred (Wagman) Cowan of Aventura, Florida, formerly of Revere and Lynn, died on December 30.

“Millie” was funny, friendly and feisty. Known to many as Aunt Mille, she was an avid skier, golfer and bridge player.

She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Cowan; devoted mother of Lois Maisel and Foster Cooperstein; dear mother in law of the late Allan S. Maisel; dear grandmother of the late Ben Feld; sister of the late Arthur and Norman Wagman and a devoted aunt to many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a lifelong friend to Irene Wolf, Shirley and Earl Cousens.

Arrangements were entrusted to The Brezniak-Rodman Chapel, Newton.  Burial was at Lakeside Memorial Park, Miami, FL. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice www.brezniakrodman.com

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James Byrne

Stop & Shop Retiree

James M. Byrne of Revere, formerly of Somerville, died on December 29 following a long illness. He was 72 years old.

A US Army veteran of the Vietnam Era and a retiree of Stop & Shop Inc., he was the beloved husband of 46 years to Elaine (Karas) Byrne; devoted father of James M. Byrne II and his wife, Melissa A. and cherished grandfather of James M. Byrne III and Riley R. Byrne, all of Danvers; son of the late Michael and Martha (Harty) Byrne; dear brother of Barbara Bernis and her husband, Edward of Somerville and the late Pauline Marchant and Margaret Brady. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Entombment was in Holy Cross Community Mausoleum at Chapel Hill. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tn. 38148-0142.

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Antoinette ‘Netta’ DeRuosi

Of New Hampshire, formerly of East Boston

Antoinette “Netta” (Pizzano) DeRuosi died at home in Newton, NH on December 24 surrounded by her loving family. She was 64 years old.

“Netta” was born in Boston, graduated from East Boston High School and worked for over 20 years at Dunkin Donuts in Revere and Amesbury. She was a delightful storyteller and always brought a smile to your face. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

She was the mother of Dawn DeRuosi and Stephanie and her husband, Scott Greenwood, all of Newton, NH; sister of Bev Pizzano of Mesa, Arizona and the late Anthony Pizzano; daughter of the late John and Tina (Bartolo) Pizzano. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Maria DeRuosi and Tina Greenwood and several nieces and nephews.

No services will be held at this time. The family thanks Merrimack Valley Hospice for their loving and tireless care for our Mom. Donations in her memory to Merrimack Valley Hospice would be appreciated. MagrathFuneralHome.com

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Helen Manuele

Revere Resident

Helen M. (Sarcia) Manuele of Revere died on December 29.

She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred; devoted mother of Janice E. Conners of Wrentham and Beverly Jouve and her husband, James of Revere; dear sister of Rose Perrotta of Revere and the late Charles and Joseph Sarcia, Dominica “Mammie” Rastellini and Olga Dusvitch. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For guestbook please visit www.buonfiglio.com

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Edgar Felipe Ospina

East Boston Resident

Edgar Felipe Ospina of East Boston died suddenly on December 24. He was 20 years old.

The loving son of Edgar Ospina and his wife, Claudia, of Saugus and Patricia Mejia of Spain, he was the dear brother of Emanuel, Manuela, Shirley and Paula Ospina and Stephanie Ortiz and is also survived by many cherished aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston.  For more information, please visit www.ruggieromh.com

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Jane Lamoly

Long Time Dunkin’ Donuts Employee

Jane E. Lamoly of Derry, NH died on December 28, at the Pleasant Valley Nursing Home, Derry, NH  following a courageous battle with cancer. She was 74 years old.

Born on February 20, 1937 in Boston and a resident of Derry for 11 years, formerly living in Methuen, she was one of 15 children – six sons and nine daughters – born to the late Jacob and Abigail (Samuel) Anderson. She was employed as a crew member at Dunkin Donuts for many years. Ms. Lamoly loved to cook, as well as entertain family and friends. It was her goal in life to feed everyone and make sure no person or animal went hungry.

She is survived by her three children, Lisa A. Puglisi of Derry, Doreen Granger and Wayne Lamoly, both of California, six grandchildren including her grandson Guiseppe Puglisi with whom she shared a special bond, several siblings, as well as a special family friend, Kevin Smith who recently told Jane “Do not worry about Lisa and Guiseppe. They are in good hands.”

Funeral arrangements were by the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Derry, NH. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Lucky’s Legacy, PO Box 30, Epping NH 03042. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com

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Antonio Pandolfo

Former Owner of Pandolfo Pharmacy in Revere

Antonio A. Pandolfo of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere, died on December 28 at the Youville Hospital in Cambridge. He was 91 years old.

Born in Boston on January 25, 1920, the son of Joseph and Paomina (Caggiano) Pandolfo, he was a graduate of Boston English High School and Mass. College of Pharmacy. He served in the US Army during World War II and was the owner of Pandolfo Pharmacy in Revere and a member of the Mass Pharmacists Association. Mr. Pandolfo was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church and a Lynnfield resident for 23 years.

He was the husband of the late Carmela (Roccuzzo) Pandolfo; father of Pamela Halpern and her husband, Michael, Dr. Josephine Pandolfo and her husband, Dr. Spiro Saati all of Lynnfield; brother of Angelo Pandolfo of W. Yarmouth, Natalie Barbadoro of Braintree, Jennie Palmieri of Milton, and the late Rose Angelo, Frank Pandolfo, and Vincenza Tangherlini. He was the grandfather of Joseph Halpern and his wife, Michelle, Cara Goldberg and her husband, Andrew and Anthony Halpern and wife, Katelyn and great-grandfather of Samuel Joseph Halpern.

Funeral arrangements were by the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mass College of Pharmacy Memorial Fund, In Memory of Antonio A. Pandolfo, 179 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115. For obit/ guestbook, www.mcdonaldfs.com

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Gaspare ‘Gus’ Marotta

Revere Resident

Gaspare “Gus” Marotta of Revere, formerly of Medford, died on December 28.

He was the beloved husband of the late Angie J. (Iannillo) Marotta; devoted father of Elizabeth Lyons of Revere and Salvatore Marotta and his wife, Arlene of Georgia; loving grandfather of Nicole Rotatori, Christopher and Elyse Lyons and is also survived by two great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Contributions in his name may be sent to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development – Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168. For obituary or guestbook, dellorusso.net

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Edith Lovaglio

Federal Reserve Bank Retiree

Edith H. Lovaglio of Revere died on December 28 following a long illness. She was 87 years old.

A retiree of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Antonio and Elizabeth (Marciello) Lovaglio; devoted sister of Thomas J. Lovaglio and his late wife, Ellen of Revere and the late Christine M. Pisano, Marie E. Callahan and Philomena Lovaglio; cherished aunt of Patricia H. Miller-Gunderson and her husband, Thomas of Tampa, FL, Kathleen M. Bousquet and her husband, Paul E. of Mansfield, Richard F. Callahan Jr. and his wife, Jennifer of Tewksbury and is also lovingly survived by several grand nieces and grand nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Restoration Fund at Immaculate Conception Parish, 22 Lowe St., Revere MA 02151.

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Emilio ‘Red’ Marchionne

Recipient of the Carnegie Medal for Bravery

Emilio J. “Red” Marchionne of East Boston, formerly of Boston’s North End, died in Revere on December 26.

A retiree of the Boston Naval Shipyard and a US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a  member of the National Association of the DAV. “Red” was also the recipient of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Bravery in 1978 when he risked his life at age 60 to save a person from drowning.

He was the husband of the late Edith M. (Ciampa) Marchionne; devoted father of Elizabeth A. DeSimone of Revere and the late John A. Marchionne; cherished grandfather of Revere Patrolman Mark C. DeSimone and his wife, Lisa and William S. DeSimone and his wife, Jocelyn, all of Revere. He was the adored Great-Grand Papa to Nichols, Nadia, Sophia and Lilah Grace DeSimone and is also lovingly survived by his son in law, William P. DeSimone Sr. of Beverly and his devoted companion Emily Bradford of East Boston and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Lucy Fucillo, Concetta Frusciante, Josephine Trigilio and Joseph Marchionne.

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 the Ronald McDonald House, 229 Kent St., Brookline MA02446

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Gene Attenazio

Of Woburn, formerly of Revere

Gene Attenazio of Woburn, formerly of Revere, died suddenly on December 26 after battling pulmonary issues for many months. He was 44 years old.

Born in Medford, he was a graduate of Revere High School and was the beloved son of Jerry Attenazio and Elaine (Cataldo), both of Revere;  the dear brother of Darrel of Somerville and Jeanine of Revere.

At the request of the family, all services were private. A Memorial Mass will be scheduled at a later date. Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home www.Buonfiglio.com

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Christopher Belloise

Animal Lover and Accomplished Artist

Christopher J. Belloise, a long time resident of Everett, died unexpectedly on December 26 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. He was 33 years old.

A construction worker born in Lynn, he was a dedicated and devout animal lover and an accomplished artist.

He was the beloved son of Cecile M. (Lamphier) of Revere and the late Joseph M. Belloisek, the loving fiance of Rosina Petrella of Somerville; dear brother of Michael Belloise and his wife, Rebecca, Jason Belloise and Valerie Belloise, all of Everett; devoted uncle of Haley, Kendall and Collin Belloise and Emma and  Theodore Mitchell.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home,  Everett. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  Contributions in his  memory to Ovarian.org would be sincerely appreciated.

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Robert Adamson

Amtrak Retiree

Robert F. Adamson of Central Street, Peabody died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on December 22 after a brief illness. He was 64 years old.

Born in Winthrop, he was the beloved son of the late Frances (Devine) and James Adamson. A resident of Winthrop, Revere and Peabody, he was employed as a conductor for Amtrak for many years until his retirement several years ago. He was also a member of the Army Reserves.

He was the beloved husband of Winifred “Wendi” (Fitzgerald) and the dear brother of James Adamson of Winthrop, William Adamson and Thomas Adamson, both of Peabody and the late Geraldine O’Neill and Jack Adamson. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

His funeral was conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

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