Obituaries 11-30-2012

November 30, 2012
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Anna Levesque

Of Malden

Anna Levesque of Malden, formerly of Somerville, died on November 21. She was 34 years old.

She was the daughter of Robert and Carol (Materazzo) Levesque of Somerville and is also survived by her partner Michelle Thibodeau of Malden, her loving “Nana” Mary Harris, Uncle John, Susan Wood and her husband, Paul Tremblay Jr., her “adopted siblings”, Billy, Rose, Annmarie, Lori and “angel from above” Chuckie and her beloved English bulldog, Marshall.

A Memorial Gathering will be held Saturday, December 1 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Anderson-Bryant Funeral Home, 4 Common St., Stoneham. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Melrose Humane Society, Box 760668, Melrose, MA 02176.

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Oknae Ramunno

Of Malden

Oknae (Chong) Ramunno of Malden died on November 22.

The beloved wife of the late Anthony Ramunno, she was the mother of Anthony Ramunno of Revere and Angela DeRurosi and her husband, Steven of Revere and grandmother of Phoenix, Ashton and Sadie.

Funeral arrangements were by The DeVito-O’Donnell Arlington. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ASPCA.org. For condolences visit: devitofuneralhomes.com

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Francis Pashby

Lucent Technologies Retiree

Francis J. Pashby  of West Peabody, formerly of Revere and Saugus, died peacefully at Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers on November 22. He was 76 years old.

A retired telephone installer with Lucent Technologies, Woburn for 35 years, he was a lifetime member of the Wakefield Lodge of Elks.

The loving husband of 51 years to R. Natalie (Ducey) Pashby of Peabody, he was the devoted father of Michael L. and his wife, Maureen Pashby of Cary, North Carolina, Carole R. McDonough and her husband, Michael of Swampscott and Maureen M. and her husband, Fred Lake of Peabody; loving brother of Claire Hietala of Jacksonville, Florida and the late Mary Mullen and the late Rev. John Jeremiah Pashby of the St. James Missionary Society; cherished grandfather of Shannon, Jack and Bill Pashby of North Carolina, Alyssa, Sarah and Amanda Lake of Peabody and Cate McDonough of Swampscott and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, Peabody.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite 102B, Danvers, MA 01923 in his memory. For obituary and guestbook, visit www.ccbfuneral.com

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Alice Mortimer

Of Dedham, formerly of East Boston

Alice L. (Dever) Mortimer in Dedham, formerly of East Boston, died on November 24.

The beloved wife of the late John P. Mortimer, she was the mother of Ellen Agostinelli and her husband, Ronald of West Roxbury, Patrice Devine of Revere and the late Anne Lazzara; sister of Gerard Dever of Taunton and the late Catherine Davis, Ruth Puopolo and Robert Dever; grandmother of Robyn and Michele Weiser, Ellen Leary, Shawn Devine, RJ, Ashley and Alexis Agostinelli, Brian Lazzara and Courtney Mack and great-grandmother of Kaitlyn Leary, Devin and Camryn Mack. She 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 onThursday, November 29 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St. at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, November 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Dana-Faber Cancer Institute would be appreciated.  Indoor parking and entrance to funeral home available from 340 Bremen St.

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Ronald DeMarco

Of East Boston

Ronald L. DeMarco of East Boston died on November 18. He was the cherished son of Phyllis (Capozzi) DeMarco and the late Louis DeMarco; loving brother of Shirley Siciliano and her husband, Peter of Lynnfield; beloved companion for over 40 years to Rosemary Rizzo of Revere and her children, Paul and Lisa Rizzo and their children, Paul and Leanne Rizzo and the late David Rizzo and his children, Justin and Samantha Rizzo.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere.  Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In Lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. For guestbook. www.vazazafunerals.com

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Barbara Layton

Former Everett Garden Club Member

Barbara J. (Fay) Layton of Everett passed away on November 25. She was 86 years old.

A former member of the Everett Garden Club, she was the beloved mother of James R. Layton and his wife, Lilly of Wilmington, Janice E. Ward and her husband, Ronald of Billerica, and Judith A. Maniff and her husband, Nathaniel of Revere; cherished grandmother of James P. Layton, Jennifer Messier and her husband, Michael, Kerri Ward and her companion, James Corkery, Kristy DiStefano and her husband, Joseph, Sarah, Jonathan, and Lauren Maniff and cherished great grandmother of Ryan and Camdyn Messier.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a visitation at the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett today, Wednesday, November 28  at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 133 Beach St., Revere at 11 a.m.. The service will conclude with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.. In her memory, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 147 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02118. For directions and online guestbook visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

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Dolores ‘Dolly’ Maniscalco

Retired Bookkeeper

Dolores J. “Dolly” (Myhal) Maniscalco, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died on November 23.

The bookkeeper at Great Eastern Seafood for many years, she was the beloved wife of 59 years of

Frank J. Maniscalco; devoted mother of Denise Brandano of Lynnfield and Debra Fleming of Peabody; dear mother in law of Robert Brandano; loving grandmother of  Robert Brandano of Lynnfield, Kristen Brandano of Delray Beach FL, Daniel Fleming, Brian Fleming and Marisa Fleming, all of Peabody and she also leaves four great grandchildren: Tiana, Robert, Nicholas and Ava Alyse. She was the dear sister of Thomas Myhal of Chelsea, Joyce Leach of Marblehead, Robert Myhal of Peabody and Gerald Myhal of Everett. Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Friday, November 30 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Charles Children’s Home, 19 Grant St., Rochester NH 03867-3001. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum. For guest book please visit www.Buonfiglio.com

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Doris Felt

Of Peabody, formerly of Revere

Doris E. (Freedman) Felt of Peabody, formerly of Revere, died on November 25.

She was the devoted mother of Peter and his wife, Patricia Hurley-Felt of Winthrop, Charles E. and his wife, Catherine of Milton NH and the late Joseph Felt; dear sister of Phyliss Dignan of Revere, Evelyn  Bohn of Florida  and the late Deana Corrinha and Florence Hannebury. She was the cherished grandmother of Elexyce, Corey, Joseph and Charles “Buddy” Felt and adored great grandmother of Maddison and Charles Jr. “CJ.” She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston will be today, Wednesday, November 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In honoring Mrs. Felt, memorials may be made to the Leonard Florence Center for Living, 165 Captains Row, Chelsea 02150.

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Una Horton

Longtime member of Revere League for Special Needs

Una C. (Marsilia) Horton of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on November 21 following a long illness. She was 89 years old.

A longtime member and active supporter of the Revere League for Special Needs, she was born and raised in East Boston and came to live in Revere 65 years ago. She was a 1941 graduate of East Boston High School and worked for the former “Paris Box Co.” in East Boston as a young woman.

She was the beloved wife of 65 years of Walter F. Horton; devoted mother of Paul L. and Mark J. Horton, both of Revere and is also lovingly survived by two granddaughters, Vanessa and Alandra Horton of New Hampshire. She was the dear sister of Claude Marsilia and his wife, Carol of Virginia and the late Arthur and Louis Marsilia and the late Yolanda Serfillipi. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by The Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Hospice of the No. Shore & Greater Boston, 70 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481. For more information, visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com

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Florinda Rubino

Of Orient Heights

Florinda Rubino of Orient Heights East Boston died on November 19. She was in her 96th year.

She was the cherished daughter of the late Vincent and Lorenza (Cirignano) Rubino; dear sister of Sunny Rubino of Utah and the late Frank, Rudolph and Louis Rubino. Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

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Edward Henneberry

Exxon Mobil Retiree

Edward F. Henneberry, a resident of Revere for 60  years, died following a brief illness at Abbott House of Lynn on November 19. He was 93 years old.

Born, raised and educated in East Boston, Mr. Henneberry came from an old Boston family entrenched in Boston politics and the Massachsuetts Court System. His late uncle, Edward F. Henneberry was Middlesex Sheriff; his dad, John T. Henneberry was a Boston Police Officer and several other relatives held positions within Boston’s political world.

He entered the US Navy in January of 1942 and served until November 12, 1946 aboard the USS Jeffers, a noteworthy vessel that served in both the European and Pacific Theatres. Mr. Henneberry is believed to be the last of the “Jeffers Association,” an organization of those survivors of the crew that staffed the vessel during World War II. He is noted as a “Plank Owner of the USS Jeffers.”

He spent the majority of his civilian career in various managerial and supervisory positions for 37 years

with “Exxon Mobil.”Mr. Henneberry was also a member of the “EXXON-MOBIL ANNU-ITANTS.”

He was the husband of the late Eleanor V. (Harney) Henneberry who died in January of 1987. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Maureen E. Barry, a retired Revere and Saugus School teacher and her husband, Retired Revere Police Officer, Robert F. Barry of Swampscott;  the cherished grandfather of John E. Barry of Wakefield and is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews who regarded him as their surrogate father and grandfather. He was the brother of the late Florence Barney and Madeline Stanton.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Dr. Bob Harney Sports Foundation, P.O. Box 520324, Winthrop MA 02152. (Dr. Robert A. Harney, who died on June 13, was a nephew to Mr. Henneberry.) For additional information: www.vertuccioandsmith.com

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Herbert Lichenstein

Of Revere

Herbert Lichenstein of Revere died on November 25. He was 76 years old.

He was the beloved husband of Judith Lichenstein and devoted father of Carl Lichenstein and his wife, Hillary Corbett.

Services will be held at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave., Cary Sq., Chelsea on Thursday, November 29 at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Everett. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01707. Memorial observance will be held at his late residence following the burial until 7 p.m. and Friday from 1 until 7 p.m. For directions and online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website.

www.torffuneralservice.com

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Lawrence Scott ‘Larry’ Finer

Fought valiantly for four and a half years after a catastrophic accident

Lawrence Scott “Larry” Finer of Centerville, MA died on Sunday, November 25. He was 56 years old, a day short of his 57th Birthday.

Larry fought valiantly for four and a half years following a catastrophic accident.

He was the loving son of Gloria C. (Baer) Finer of Revere and Carl Robert Finer of Port St. Lucie, Florida; devoted brother of Douglas K. Finer and his wife, Theresa of Dennis and loving uncle of David, Markus and Emily Finer. Larry leaves the love of his life Janine Hartnett and her son, Robert.

A Graveside Service will be held Thursday, November 29 at 10:45 a.m. at Sharon Memorial Park Cemetery, Sharon with Rabbi Sandi Intraub officiating. Memorial Observance will be held immediately following the burial until 6 p.m. at the Jack Satter House, 420 Revere Beach Blvd, Revere, MA 02151.  Contributions in Larry’s memory may be made to the BIA-MA Brain Injury Assoc. of MA. 30 Lyman Street, Suite 10, Westborough, MA 01581 or at www.biama.org. Arrangementswere  entrusted to the Torf Funeral Chapel, Chelsea. Visit www.torffuneralservice.com for guest book and directions.

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