Obituaries 06-19-2013

June 20, 2013
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James Francis Noseworthy, Sr.

Of Illinois, Formerly of Revere

James Francis Noseworthy, Sr., of Sandwich, IL, formerly of Revere, passed away on April 27 at the Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb, IL. He was 79 years old.

He was born on February 24, 1934 in Boston and lived most of his life in Revere. He was the son of the late James F. and Annie (Moore) Noseworthy, Jim served his country proudly in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Mattola Post # 4524 in Revere.

Jim was formerly employed as a Truck Driver with New Penn Motor Express and was a longtime member of the Teamsters Union Local 25.

He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle who will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Jim is survived by his children, Patricia and Brian Kozik of Tewksbury and James F. Noseworthy, Jr. of Sandwich, IL; his grandchildren, Amanda Sue and Jeremy Francis Kozik, Lacy, Kelsie and Collin Gillette, and James B. Noseworthy; his sister, Alice Long of North Attleboro, and his longtime friend and caretaker, Marion; as well as by several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on June 22 at 10 a.m. at St. William’s Church, 1351 Main Street, Tewksbury with interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.

Louise Fraser Page

Of Connecticut

Louise Fraser Page, loving wife and mother, died on Wednesday, June 12 at the Masonic Healthcare Center in Wallingford, Conn.

The Page family would like to thank the staff at the Masonic Health Care Center for the care given to Louise.

She was married to the late Dennis Benjamin Page of Wallingford for 63 years. Mrs. Page was born in Boston on October 13, 1924 the daughter of the late Hallet and Henrietta Fraser. Louise volunteered her time with many organizations including the United Service Organizations during World War II, the American Cancer Society, the Junior Women’s Club of Wallingford where she was one of the founders of Wallingford’s Spelling Bee, and recently on Ramage 3 at the Masonic Health Care Center.

Louise enjoyed reading to children at the Wallingford Public Library, Rock Hill School and St. Paul’s Nursery school.  She participated in many walk-a-thons for charity while spending winters in Florida.

Louise worked for many years in the offices of Doctors Boyd, Ferguson and Wein. She was an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, an excellent dancer and known for her kindness and optimism.

She is survived by a son, Dennis H. Page of Wallingford; a daughter and son-in-law, Marilee Reitman and Harold S. Reitman, M.D. of Florida; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Deborah Mansfield Page of Wallingford; six grandchildren: Taya Page of Stamford, CT; Rebecca Reitman of Boca Raton, FL; Caroline Golschneider and her husband, Michael of Middletown; and Graham and Abigail Page of Wallingford; her sister Alice Sarno of Beachmont, her brother, Robert Fraser of Edmonton, Canada and sister-in-law Suzanne Fraser of Phoenix, AZ also survive her along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased her brothers, Corporal Hallet Fraser and A. Leslie Fraser; her brother-in-law, Peter S. Sarno and a daughter-in-law Christine Steblek Page.

A memorial service will be held at a date to be determined this fall at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 65 North Main St., Wallingford.  Memorial contributions may be made in Louise’s memory to the All Saints Memorial Fund, c/o St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 65 North Main St., Wallingford 06492. The B.C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 South Elm St., Wallingford has been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave a message of remembrance, please visit www.BCBailey.com.

Vincent ‘Vinnie’ Crivello

GE Retiree, Worked at family owned DeLuca’s Market in Revere

Vincent “Vinnie” Crivello, a lifelong resident of Revere, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on June 5 after a long illness.

Born in Revere, the son of the late Antonio and Mary Crivello, he was raised and educated in Revere. He became an employee at General Electric Company in Lynn as a Technical Engineer in the Aerospace Division. He worked there and in Wilmington until his retirement in 1980 after 36 years of service. After his retirement, he assisted in the Italian grocery, DeLuca’s Market, which opened in Revere in 1926 and was owned by his wife’s family.

Vincent had a great love of music and was an accomplished alto saxophone player, performing both in high school and beyond. He was an avid golfer, bowler, card player and a loyal, devoted friend to many. He enjoyed gardening and grew vegetables and flowers in his gardens each season.

He was a loving and devoted husband to Theresa DeLuca for 72 years and they were honored as the longest married couple in Revere for a number of years. Theresa and their family were the heart of his life.

The couple were married at the Immaculate Conception Church in Revere where Vinnie was a Eucharistic Minister and Usher Team member. He was also a member of the Holy Name Society at St. Anthony’s Church in Revere for many years. His faith and his devotion to the church were an important part of his life.

He was the cherished father of Vincent Crivello and his wife, Marie E. of Revere, Janet M. Pletcher and her husband, Stephen D. of Prides Crossing and Marilyn J. Kobus and her husband, Anton H. of Manchester-by-the-Sea. He was the grandfather of Patricia M. Bright and her husband, Ronald of Melrose, Diane L. Perry and her husband, Richard of Peabody, Brian T. Pletcher and his wife, Kellian of Somerville and Marisa L. and Philip A. Kobus, both of Manchester-by-the-Sea. He is also lovingly survived by four great grandchildren: Lindsay, Cory, Brandon and Dillon. He was the brother of the late Salvatore “Sully” Crivello, Anthony and Frederick Crivello, Martha Raftery, Marie Bruno and Rita Rogers. Many faithful nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews also survive him.

Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden on June 10. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 253, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

The staff at Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere was honored to have served the family of Vincent J. Crivello. For more information, visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com.

John ‘Jack’ Murray

Proud Decorated Veteran, Worked for Dollar-Rent–A-Car

John A. “Jack” Murray of Augusta, Maine died June 6 at Maine Medical Center, Portland from injuries sustained in a house fire on May 26. He was 62 years old.

Born in Boston on February 14, 1951, a son of the late Fredrick and Mary (Ciampa) Murray, he attended Revere High School and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Winthrop.

A US Army veteran, serving with the Green Berets for several years, “Jackie” spent 1 ½ years in Vietnam. After Vietnam, he finished his term in Germany with the supply and weapons division assisting the 10th Special Forces Group. He was very proud of his service to his country and received numerous medals for his bravery. He was also an avid baseball lover and collector.

Jackie was active in karate, judging many tournaments. He was employed at Dollar Rent-A-Car for many years and he previously managed Polaris Health Club.

Mr. Murray is survived by his daughter, Jamie L. Ciasullo of Washington; five brothers: Lawrence Murray of Hammond, LA, Richard Murray of Paducah, KY, Fredrick Murray of Massachusetts, Steven Murray of Jamaica Plain and Philip Murray of Arizona; a sister, Ann Perilloux of Hammond, LA; a granddaughter, Kayla Kalloch as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins and special friends Phillip and Laura Segal.

Following cremation, a gathering of family and friends was held on Tuesday, June 18 at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. A memorial service will be held today, Wednesday, June 19 at 11 a.m. at Victory Baptist Church, 1170 Rt. 202, Winthrop. Committal prayers with military honors will follow at 2 p.m. at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt. Vernon Rd., Augusta.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to: Plummer Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses. Condolences, photos and memories may be shared at www.plummerfh.com.

Diane Bonasoro

Of Revere, formerly of Everett

Diane E. (Trainor) Bonasoro of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on June 10.

She was the beloved wife of Leonard of Revere; loving mother of Lisa Ann Bonasoro of Revere; beloved daughter of the late William and Madeline Trainor; beloved sister-in-law of Joseph Bonasoro and his wife, Christine. She also leaves behind her beloved horses, Biscuit and Pumpkin and dogs Gracie and King William.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Donations in Diane’s memory may be made to the Salvation Army. roccofuneralhomes.com

Carmella ‘Mel’ Gregorie

Recipient of Many Honors, Past President of Malden Zonta Club, Board Member and Founder of Triangle Inc.

Carmella “Mel” (Cantone) Gregorie of Malden, formerly of Revere, died on June 11.

Mel was a member of the Greater Boston and Eastern Middlesex Real Estate Board for over 30 years. Prior to that, she was a personnel manager of Berkshire Apparel, formerly of Malden. Mel was a past president and member of the Malden Zonta Club for 35 years and was honored as a “Woman Making a Difference” in 1999.

She was a board member and founder of Triangle Inc. of Malden. Triangle had a tribute to Mel naming the lobby of the facility in her honor as a founder of the organization. As recently as April of 2013, Mel was recognized again by Triangle, and given the honor of presenting the Woman of the Year award. She was a member of the Malden YWCA and was at one time honored as its Woman of the Year; also a member of the Malden YMCA, long time board member at the Malden Chamber of Commerce.

Mel came to Malden in 1966 with her company and over the years has served on many civic and other charitable committees and was a friend and mentor to many.

She was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of ’43 and was committee chairman of reunion committees for many years up to the 60th.

The wife of the late Eugene, she was the mother of the late Dante, daughter of the late Ciro and Lillian (Forbes) Cantone, sister of the late Keith, Roland and Ernest Cantone and Dolores Monkewicz. She is survived by her granddaughter, Danielle Harsip and by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the E.E.Burns & Son Funeral Home, 204 Main St. Malden followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 770 Salem St., Malden. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. A collation followed at Anthony’s Restaurant 105 Canal St. Malden.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Zonta Club of Malden, PO Box 236, Malden, MA 02148 or to Triangle Inc., 420 Pearl St., Malden, 02148. For guest book, please go to www.burnsfuneralhomemalden.com

Joseph R. “Bob” Catanese

Retired Massachusetts National Guard Master Sergeant

Joseph R. “Bob” Catanese of West Peabody, formerly of East Boston, died on June 10.

A retired Massachusetts National Guard Master Sergeant, he was the beloved husband of the late Elena R. (Bosco); loving father of Darlene Guarino and her husband, Augie of W. Peabody and Leah Jameson and her husband, Kelly of Saugus; dear brother of the late Anthony  Catanese and is also survived by four loving grandchildren: Daniella and Michael Guarino and Kevin and Melissa Jameson. Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church. Entombment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com

Anthony Bonanno

Retired Chemist

Anthony J. Bonanno, a 52 year resident of Revere, died unexpectedly at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Mr. Bonnano suffered a fall on Wednesday, June 12 at his Revere Home and was rushed to the Massachusetts General Hospital where he died. Affectionately known as “St. Anthony” to his many friends and neighbors because of his selfless spirit of giving and caring, he returned home to God on June 13, the Feast of St. Anthony, his patron. He was 92 years old.

Born in Boston’s North End, he attended schools in Boston and entered the US Army on Christmas Eve, 1942. He served until January of 1946 and fought in the Bismarck, Archipalago and Luzon Battles and was the recipient of the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, the Good Conduct and the Victory Medals.

For many years, he worked for American Chemical of South Boston as a chemist and supervisor, retiring in 1990. His memberships include the Revere Patriots Club and the Holy Name Society of St. Anthony’s Parish.

He was the beloved and devoted husband of 66 years to Otillia “Tillie” (Fernandez) and the cherished father of Anthony G. Bonanno and his wife, Jane (Flynn) Bonanno of Topsfield; cherished uncle and surrogate grandfather to Diane G. Hyland and her husband, Francis W. Hyland, Jr. of Revere and their daughters, Kelli Hyland of Revere and Kim Perry and her husband, Vance of Marblehead. He is also lovingly survived by many other nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. He was the dear brother of the late Concetta “Connie” Avolio.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. A pro-burial Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church of Revere at a date and time to be announced. Interment will be in the family lot at St. Michael Cemetery, Boston. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. For more information, please visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com.

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