Obituaries 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Edith Festa

Of Everett, formerly of East Boston

Edith (Marciano) Festa of Everett, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was in her 103rd year.

She was the beloved wife of the late Gabriel R. Festa with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; loving mother of Danny Festa and his wife, Mary of East Boston, John Festa and his wife, Phyllis of Revere, Marilyn Gaylardi and her husband, Joseph and Karyn Russo and her husband, Michael, all of Everett and Judith Storella and her husband, Lawrence of Revere; cherished grandmother of 12 and the late Michelle Fiorentino Olga Ann Festa and Allison Festa; 14 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. She was the sister of three late brothers and two late sisters.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere on Thursday at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Grace Church, Everett/Chelsea Line at noon. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Mass. General Hospital Palliative Care, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114. For directions and  guest book, visit: www.vazzafunerals.com.

Frank DiSilvio

Proprietor of F & M Meat Packing Co., Former Little League  Coach

Frank DiSilvio of Winthrop and Naples, Florida, formerly of East Boston, died on October 6. He was in his 90th year.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the late proprietor of F & M Meat Packing Co, former coach of Winthrop and East Boston Little League and a member of East Boston’s Progressive Club.

He was the beloved husband of the late Rita (Burke) DiSilvio with whom he shared 39 years of marriage; loving father of Frank DiSilvio of Revere and Michael DiSilvio and his wife, Lanae of Lynnfield; dear brother of the late Gilda Maddalena, Rose Carbone, Louise Ravagno, Nina, John, Joseph “Popeye” and Richard “Dick” DiSilvio; cherished grandfather of six grandchildren, four greatgrandchildren and fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere today, Wednesday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop,at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Winthrop Cemetery. For directions and guest book, visit: www.vazzafunerals.com.

Augustus Regal, Jr.

Revere Resident

Augustus J. Regal, Jr. of Revere, formerly of Cambridge, died on October 4.

A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Margaret (McNamara); loving father of Mary Regal of Revere, John Regal and his wife, Noreen of Methuen and the late Ann Zwirble; father in law of Ken Zwirble of Medford and brother of John Regal of Quincy. He is also survived by seven grandchildren. Funeral arrangements were by the Keefe Funeral Home, North Cambridge. Burial was  in Cambridge Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St., 2nd floor, Framingham, MA 01701. For obituary or to leave an online condolence visit www.keefefuneralhome.com

Gertrude Geldreich

Malden Resident

Gertrude C. (Boudreau) Geldreich of Malden died on October 3.

She was the beloved wife of the late Louis T. Geldreich; devoted mother of Judith L. Dingwell and her husband, Robert of Revere, Richard P. Geldreich and his wife, Josette of Vero Beach FL, Janet S. Yarosewick and her husband, Walter of Exeter NH, and Louis R. Geldreich of Malden. She was then adored grandmother of seven grandchildren and great-grandmother of three great-grandchildren;  the loving sister of Louise Elliot of Everett and the late Rita Smith and Edward Boudreau. Funeral arrangements were by the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, Malden. Entombment was in the Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. For obituary please visit: www.weirfuneralhome.com.

Jessie Ferrandi

Revere Resident

Jessie (Monterisi) Ferrandi of Revere died on October 5. She was the beloved wife of the late Dewey; mother of Susan Fantasia, Kenneth and the late Virginia Puopolo Shea and Anthony Giannasoli; sister of Sergi Monterisi, Joey Monterisi, Vera Celeste and the late Frank and Peter Monterisi. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Mildred ‘Millie’ Tricca

Of Revere, formerly of Everett

Mildred J. “Millie” Tricca of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on October 5. She was 82 years old.

The beloved aunt of Anita V. Graffeo-Quinn and her husband, Donald of Scituate, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Adelina (DiGiovanni) Tricca; sister of the late Octavio Tricca, Joseph Tricca, Gilda Greene and Matilda Fanelle and is also lovingly survived by five nieces, two nephews, two great nephews, Joseph M. Graffeo and his wife, Debra and Michael R. Graffeo, great-great niece, Briana Graffeo and great-great nephew Corey Graffeo.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation 85 Astor Ave. Norwood, MA 02062 or on-line at:  http://www.nationalkidneycenter.org/donate/

Rosario Mogavero

Owned Rosario’s Fruit Store in Boston’s North End 

Rosario Mogavero of Beachmont Revere died on October 3 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 96 years old.

The husband of the late Carmela (LoRe) Mogavero, he was born in Italy, the son of the late Guisseppe and Domenica Mogavero. He was the owner of the former Rosario’s Fruit Store on Parmenta Street in Boston’s North End.

Mr. Mogavero leaves two sons, Joseph Mogavero of No. Billerica and Albert Mogavero and his wife, Anna of Revere; one daughter, Mary Mogavero VanGils and her husband, Ben of Belgium; two granddaughters, Gabriella and Isabella; one brother, Frank Mogavero of Revere and two sisters, Christina Monteleone and Maria Borzelliere, both of Italy.

Funeral arrangements were by the Porcella Funeral Home, (Beachmont) Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For condolences: www.BisbeePorcella.com.

Concetta Noviello

Orient Heights Resident

Concetta (Mauriello) Noviello of Orient Heights East Boston died on October 3.

She was the beloved wife of Frederico Noviello; loving mother of Lous Noviello and his wife, Dorothy of East Boston; dear sister of Maria D’Amore and Rosina DeNapoli of Revere; cherished grandmother of Vinny Olivero of East Boston, Freddy Noviello of New Hampshire and Paul Noviello of East Boston and is also survived by two loving great granddaughters, Isabella and Gianna.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

Judith ‘Judy’ Clough

Member of Elks and Associate member of VFW

Judith J. “Judy” Clough of Malden and Revere died due to surgical complications on October 2. She was 39 years old.

A member of the Revere Elks and and Associate Member of the VFW in Revere she was the beloved daughter of Debra M. Boudreau-Jaynes and her husband, Jim Jaynes and David A. Clough and his wife, Laura Clough; loving mother of Kristin and Cassidy Clough; loving sister of David and Nicole; loving stepsister of Lisa Jaynes; cherished grandmother of Avamarie and Ruby Rose and devoted fiance of Robert Deary.

Funeral arrangements were by the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to Dana Farber-Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA, 02284-9168. For online guestbook visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

Accurzia ‘Lucy’ Marino

Former Revere Resident

Accurzia F. “Lucy” Marino of Lynnfield and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of Revere, died on September 30.

She was the wife of the late Lawrence Marino; mother of Frank J. Marino and his wife, Mary Margot of Plymouth and Maria Palermo and her husband, Richard of Lynnfield; sister of Stephen Piazza of Peabody and the late Ignazio, Jenny and Agostino Piazza. She is also survived by five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the St. Maria Goretti Church, 112 Chestnut St., Lynnfield, MA 01940. For obit and guestbook, www.mcdonaldfs.com

Eleanor DeLuple

Retired Waitress

Eleanor H. (Palladino) DeLuple died on October 2 at Eastpointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chelsea where she has been receiving supportive care for the past 10 years. She was 97 years old.

Born in Claremont NH, she was the daughter of the late James Vincent and Meglina (DeVito) Palladino.  As a child her family relocated to Revere, where she grew up and received her public school education.  She settled in East Boston in the early 40’s and was a resident there for most of her life.

Devoted to home and family, she also worked outside of her home as a restaurant waitress in Maverick Square and at Cloud Nine at Logan Airport in East Boston.

In 1967, she was preceded in death by her husband John DeLuple.  In 1994 she took residence at the Friendly Gardens on Revere Street, Revere and remained there for the next 10 years before going into Eastpointe in Chelsea.

She was the beloved wife of the late John DeLuple; devoted mother of Olympia Cardillo of East Boston and James Nardizzi of Chelsea; dear sister of Perry Palladino of Winthrop, the late Vera Granese, Mary Palladino and Patrick Palladino; cherished grandmother of Sharon Scapicchio, Vincent Cardillo, Joseph Cardillo, Mary Ann Cimino, Michael Cardillo, Donna Forgione, Janes Nardizzi, John Cardillo and Vincent Nardizz and is also survived by six great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea.  Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. 

To send expressions of sympathy, please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com.

Walter Cleveland Libby, Sr.

Retired Boston Police Detective

Walter Cleveland Libby, Sr., of Melrose, formerly of S. Yarmouth, died on October 1.

A US Coast Guard veteran of World War II and a retired Boston Police Department Detective, he was the beloved husband of the late Ann V. (Dotoli) Libby with whom he shared 58 years of marriage, the devoted father of Walter C. Libby, Jr. and his wife, Janet of The Villages, Florida, Roseann M. Wilder of Revere, and Edward J. Libby and his wife, Janet of Myrtle Beach, SC; dear brother of Lillian Antinarelli and her husband, Pat of Wilmington and the late Ruth Rosata; cherished grandfather of seven and great grandfather of six. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Robinson Funeral Home, Melrose. Entombment was in Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum. For online tribute or to share a memory, visit RobinsonFuneralHome.com

Shavonne McCarthy

Of Revere, formerly of Saugus

Shavonne A. McCarthy of Revere, formerly of Saugus, died on September 27.

She was the cherished daughter of Deborah (Pascucci) Dapolito and her husband, Anthony of Saugus and Joseph McCarthy of Revere; dear sister of Fredrick McCarthy of Florida and grandchild of Elizabeth McCarthy of Revere. Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. For guestbook: www.vazzafunerals.com.

Stephen Nalesnik

 Self Employed Industrial Mechanic

Stephen Nalesnik died at his Revere home on October 1. He was 75 years old.

He was the husband of the late Beverly (Beatrice) Nalesnik. Born in Salem and raised in Lynn, he was the son of the late Andrew and Adella Nalesnik. He worked as a self employed industrial mechanic and has been a resident of Revere for the past 43 years.

Mr. Nalesnik leaves two sons, Stephen V. Nalesnik and his wife, Karen of Middleton and Andrew S. Nalesnik and his wife, Denise of Salisbury; five grandchildren, Andrew, Rebecca, Brittney, Julia and Stephen and one brother, Marko Nalesnik of Wenham.

His funeral was held at the Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus. Funeral arrangements were the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Memorial Donations, Boston, MA 02284.  For condolences, www.BisbeePorcella.com.

Albert Ricciardelli 

Of California, formerly of East Boston 

Albert J. Ricciardelli of San Diego, California, formerly of Melrose and East Boston, died on October 2.

He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth M. (Bernard) Ricciardelli, the loving father of Albert J. Jr. and his wife, Sue of Medfield, the late Carol A., James and his wife, Donna of Cherry Hills Village, Colorado, Brenda A. Leary and her husband, John of Lynnfield, Thomas E. and his wife, Linda of Hingham, David J. of Henderson, Nevada and John R. and his wife, Lindsey of San Diego, California, and the cherished grandfather of Albert III, Joseph, Daniel, Jillian, Kaley, Lindsay, Andrew, Clark and James. He was the caring brother of the late Angelo Ricciardelli and his late wife, Camille, the late Joseph Ricciardelli and his late wife, Edith, Marguerite Belgiorno and her husband, Al of Revere, the late Alfred Ricciardelli and his late wife, Marie, the late Anthony Ricciardelli and his wife, Alma of Melrose and Robert Ricciardelli and his wife, Alice of Melrose and loving cousin, uncle and friend to many others.

His funeral service will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Saturday, October 13 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service from 9 to 11 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the charity of your choice . For directions, flowers, obituary and to sign online condolence, visit www.gatelyfh.com

Judith Weiner 

Revere Resident 

Judith L. Weiner of Revere died recently.

She was the beloved mother of Sean Jr. and Matthew Leonard, both of Revere; cherished daughter of the late Richard F. and Carmela N. (Agnello) Weiner and longtime companion of Sean Leonard, Sr. of Revere; devoted sister of Karen M. Ciampa, Sheryl A. Esposito and Susan C. DiStefano, all of Danvers and is also survived by eight nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Funeral Mass in St. Richards Church, Danvers, {at a time to be announced} today, Wednesday, morning (meet at church) followed by burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery Danvers. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Sean Jr. and Matthew Leonard Education Fund c/o Easterbank, 4 Federal St, Danvers MA 01923 would be appreciated.

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