Paul Able of Revere died on August 4.
He was the loving husband of Sallyann (Frem) Able; devoted father of Ronald Able, Randy Able and Cindy Able; dear brother of Fred Able and the late Louis, Samuel, Sarah, Marcus, Jeanette, Mirkin and Sidney; loving grandfather of Daniel, Amanda and Janay and loving great-grandfather of Gianna.
Graveside Services were held at Plymouth Rock Cemetery, Brockton In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Jack Satter House, 420 Revere Beach Blvd, Revere, MA 02151. Funeral Services were under the care of Torf Funeral Service. Please visit www.torffuneralservice.com for guest book.
Memorial Observance will be held at the Jack Satter House, 420 Revere Beach Blvd, Revere, today, Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m.
Former Bunco Girls Member
Elva M. Bowden of Everett died on August 2.
A former member of the “Bunco Girls,” she was the mother of Peter and his wife, Donna of Revere, Barbara of New Hampshire, William of Austin, Texas and the late Lawrence and his surviving wife, Cathy; sister of the late Mary Kinsella, Florence Alton and Albert Condon; aunt of Carole Alton and many other nieces and nephews. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and four great grandsons.
Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett on Thursday, August 9 at 10:30 a.m. with a prayer service to be held in the funeral home at 11 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Complimentary valet parking will be available at the front door of the funeral home tonight. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Gaspero ‘Happy’ Trainito
Of East Boston, formerly of Chelsea
Gaspero C. “Happy” Trainito of East Boston, formerly of Chelsea, died on August 3.
A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Lois (Robinson) Trainito; devoted father of Peter Trainito and his wife, Marilyn of Chelsea, Daniel Trainito and his wife, Doris of Revere, Stephen Trainito of Haverhill, Scott-Allen Trainito and his wife, Diane of Everett, and Rosemarie Petersine and her husband, Darryl of Sydney, Ohio; dear brother of Valeria Trainito of East Boston, Crocifissa “Fannie” Morano and Stefano Trainito, both of California and the late Gaetana “Annie,” Rosaria “Rosie,” and Angelo Trainito. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and one great grandson.
His Funeral will be held from the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea today, Wednesday, August 8 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway, Chelsea, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit: www.WelshFuneralHome.com
Frederick T. Kinnally of Lynn died on August 2 at Salem Hospital.
He was the beloved husband of Sandra (Arcand) Kinnally and is also survived by his children, Karen (Kinnally) King and her husband, James of Virginia, Mary Kinnally of Puerto Rico and Brianna and Daniel Kinnally of Lynn; his brothers, Robert Kinnally of Chelsea, Henry Kinnally and his wife, AnnMarie of Revere, and his sister Carolyn (Kinnally) Cote and her husband, William of Billerica. He was the brother of the late Daniel, Raymond, David and John.
His Funeral will be held from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn today, Wednesday, at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Pius V Church, Lynn at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are invited. Memorial contributions may be made to North Shore Cancer Center, 102 Endicott Street, Danvers, MA 01923. For online guestbook and complete obituary please visit www.cuffemcginn.com
Roy E. Curry of Medford died on August 2.
A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Jean (Welch) and loving father of Mark Curry of Revere and David and his wife, Marcie Curry of Boston; loving brother of Mary Chew of North Carolina and the late John Curry, Francis Curry and Helen McGurl. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Shean Curry and Glen Curry.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass in St. Raphael’s Church, 512 High St., Medford today, Wednesday, August 8 at 9 o’clock (please go directly to the church). Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. Raphael’s Church Building Fund, 514 High St., Medford 02155. Cincotti Funeral Home Medford, MA 781-395-4638
Boston Police Detective
Lloyd H. Wyzard of Revere died on July 31.
He was a Boston Police Detective of Division 7-East Boston. Arrangements by the Mann & Rodgers Funeral Home, Jamaica Plain (617) 522-2500.
Philip ‘Phil’ Falzone
Of Saugus, formerly of Revere
Philip “Phil” Falzone of Saugus, formerly of Revere, died on August 4.
He was the cherished son of the late Philip and Anna (Maniscalco); loving brother of Maryanne Carrabba and her husband, Michael of Brighton, Anne Travalini of Revere, Carolyn Cucinatti and her husband, Paul of Winchester, Christine Mandracchia of Danvers, Richard Falzone and his wife, Rosemary of Wilmington, Joseph Falzone and his wife, Robin of Manchester-By-The-Sea, and the late Theresa Catapano and her husband, Frank Catapano of New Hampshire and the fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the John Mastronardi Scholarship Fund and Theresa Catapano Scholarship Fund. For guestbook: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston
Albert L. Gillespie, a 24-year resident of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on August 1 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. He was 66 years old.
A native of East Boston, he attended East Boston Schools and worked for New England Casket Co of East Boston early in his working career. Later he was the caretaker of Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery of East Boston. He was forced to stop working when his childhood cardiac illness returned and did not allow him to continue in the work force. However, he developed several hobbies including assembling automobile models and puzzles. A quiet and kind man, he was very comforted by his devoted brothers and their families.
He left East Boston in 1988 when he and his brothers moved to Saugus.
The beloved son of the late John J. “Dewey” and Mary L. (Frazier) Gillespie, he was the devoted brother of Leo F. Gillespie and his wife, Kathleen and Robert J. Gillespie, all of Saugus, Francis X. Gillespie and his wife, Ann of Stoneham and the late William J., Arthur S. and John J. Gillespie, Jr. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Hallmark Health VNA & Hospice Inc., 178 Savin St., Malden, MA 02148. For more information, visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com
Of Maine, formerly of Revere
Lorraine Poliakoff of North Berwick, Maine, formerly of Revere, died on June 28 following a long illness. She lived in Revere until three years ago, when she moved to Maine.
She is survived by her brother Alan Poliakoff of
Revere, her sister, Sheila Sandler and dozens of loving nieces, nephews and friends.
AKA ‘Mike the Barber’
Michael “Mike the Barber” Vigliotte of Melrose formerly of Revere and Florida died on July 30 at the Melrose/Wakefield Hospital. He was 94 years old
A barber, he was a member of the K of C Council 85 4th Degree Knight, St Anthony’s Holy Name Society and the Sons of Italy.
He was born in Revere and was the beloved husband of Carmella (Colantonio) and the late Gladys (Morriss); devoted father of Lucille Schembri and her husband, John of Everett, Michael Jr. and his wife. Joan of Raymond NH, Theresa Rizk and her husband, Lewis of Saugus and the late Maria Keogh and Frank Corso; dear brother of the late Rosie Cirino, Anthony Vigliotte, Millie Rasa, James Villiotte and Joseph Vigliotte and is also survived by his sister in-law Grace Villiotte, 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial St. # 19, Malden Ma 02148. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com
Joanne (Galvin) Dorlando of Revere died on July 27.
She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard Dorlando; loving mother of Robert Dorlando of Revere and Deidrea DiCicco of Lynn; cherished grandmother of Ryan Dorlando and Olivia DiCicco.
A Memorial Mass was held at Immaculate Conception Church, Revere. Committal was private. For online guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com
John Richard Limoli
Of Maine, Formerly of Revere
John Richard Limoli of Maine, formerly of Revere, died on July 30.
A US Navy Vietnam Veteran, he was the beloved son of Grace (Deel) Limoli and the late Joseph Limoli, the loving father of Robin Adam Limoli of Maine and John Joseph Limoli of Lynn; dear brother of Diane Limoli of Framingham, Daniel Limoli of Maine and Cathy Limoli of Revere and cherished grandfather of five.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park. For guestbook please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com
Of Florida, Formerly of Everett
A graveside service was held for Evelyn (Burley) Mosley at Glenwood Cemetery with Reverend Gerald Osterman officiating.
Mrs. Mosley was born in Everett on July 17, 1961. Recently, she lived in Florida but grew up in Everett and attended the Everett schools. She was a housewife raising two children. She was one of six children of Irene (Gould) Burley.
She was the former wife of the late Robert Desmond who predeceased her in 2006 and is survived by her husband, Paul Mosley of Florida and her two children, Stephen and Adam Desmond; four sisters: Diane Mallett of Revere, Michele Paradis of Chelsea, Patricia Wade of Everett, Lisa Dellisola of Derry, NH and her brother, Arthur Burley of Florida.
Please make contributions in her name to the Immaculate Conception Building Fund, 489 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149. Arrangements were by the Murphy O’Hara Funeral Home, Everett.
Costanzo ‘Chris’ Cacchiotti
East Boston Resident
Costanzo “Chris” Cacchiotti of East Boston died on August 5.
A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Thelma (Larsen) Cacchiotti; loving father of Colleen Gaeta of Revere, Kathleen Landry and her husband, Brian of Burlington and the late Laraine Reed; cherished grandfather of Robert, Nicholas and Jason; dear brother of Anna Felzani and Rita Sorrento, both of Revere and the late Vincent “Jimmy” Cacchiotti.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 404 Sumner St., East Boston on Friday at 10 a.m. For online condolences and/or directions, please visit: www.rapinomemorialhome.com
Services are under the care of the Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St., East Boston.
Antoinetta ‘Tootsie’ Cogliandro
Of Revere, formerly of East Boston
Antoinetta “Tootsie” (Velona) Cogliandro of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on July 20 at Epoch of Melrose after a long illness. She was 93 years old.
Born, raised and educated in East Boston, she moved to Revere in 1947. For many years, she worked as a stitcher for the former Picariello-Singer Manufacturing Co. in East Boston.
Later in life, she was the accountant and bookkeeper for her husband’s barber shops in East Boston and Cambridge. Her late husband, Michael “Mike” Cogliandro, a most popular figure in the Cambridge and East Boston communities, died on April 19, 2009.
She was the beloved mother of Anthony C. Cogliandro and his wife, Annina of Saugus and the late Domenic J. and Richard J. Cogliandro; dear mother in law of Pat and Irma Cogliandro, both of Salem; devoted grandmother of Marisa Vaughn and her husband, Eric and Michael R. Cogliandro and his wife Sarah of Salem, Michael A. Cogliandro and his wife, Stephanie of Cumberland, RI, Michelle Brewster and her husband, Matthew of Portsmouth, NH and Anthony S. Cogliandro of Saugus; dear sister of the late Anna Ali, Bruno, Hugo and Nicholas Velona and is also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren, Adriana, Carina, Parker and Connor; her brother in law, Sam Cogliandro and his wife, Marianna of Revere and by many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. For more information visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com
East Boston Resident
Joan Corrado of East Boston died on August 6.
She was the beloved daughter of the late Dr. John and Maria (Baudanza) Corrado; dear sister of the late Marilyn Corrado and is survived by her cherished cousins, beloved godchildren, loving extended family the D’Avolios and Cappucci’s as well as the many adored friends she touched throughout her life.
Her Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Thursday August 9 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of her life in St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, Ashley Street, East Boston at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Services will conclude with her being laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923.
Gaspero Carmello Trainito
Retired Plant Supervisor and Talented Musician
Gaspero Carmello Trainito, Retired Plant Supervisor, died Friday, August 3 at the Cambridge Hospital, after a brief illness. He was 89 years old.
Born in East Boston in1922, he was the loving son of the late Stefano and Rosaria (DiTavi) Trainito.
He graduated from East Boston High School. A talented musician from a young age, he continued his education attending the New England Conservatory of Music.
He also worked as an embosser and seamster before enlisting into the US Army in 1942 and proudly served in the 398th Infantry Reg. campaigning through the Rhineland and Central Europe theaters. While in the service, he had the opportunity to play along with the Glenn Miller Band on several occasions entertaining fellow soldiers. He was honorably discharged at the rank of corporal in 1946 and returned stateside.
He returned to his craft as a seamster while pursuing his love of music. He was a conductor at the Radio City Music Hall and wrote many songs for many bands including a song for the Tune Weavers titled “My congratulations to you Baby”. He also owned and operated two piano teaching studios during the 1950’s and 1960’s.
In1967, he married Lois Robinson and settled in Chelsea with their young family. He began working at American Finish Chemical in Chelsea as a plant supervisor and fully retired in the 1990’s.
After a fire in their family home, he and his wife relocated to East Boston and he has resided there ever since.
He was preceded in death by his wife Lois in 1997 and lived the rest of his life surrounded by his loving children, grandchildren and great grandson, all of whom he loved very dearly. He was the beloved husband of the late Lois (Robinson) Trainito; devoted father of Peter Trainito and his wife, Marilyn of Chelsea, Daniel Trainito and his wife, Doris of Revere, Stephen Trainito of Haverhill, Scott-Allen Trainito and his wife, Diane of Everett and Rosmarie Petersine and her husband, Darryl of Sydney Ohio; dear brother of Valeria Trainito of East Boston, Crocifissa “Fannie” Morano and Stefano Trainito, both of California and the late Gaetana “Annie”, Rosaria “Rosie” and Angelo Trainito. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and one great grandson.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Rose Church on Wednesday, August 8.
For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit
www.WelshFuneralHome.com. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home.