Obituaries

Obituaries 12-07-2016

December 9, 2016
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Camille Festa Lifelong Revere resident Camille (Esposito) Festa, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on December 4. She was the beloved wife of Joseph A. Festa Sr.; devoted mother of Ann Festa and her fiancé, Danny Mello and  Joseph Festa Jr. and his wife, Elaine, all of Revere, and John Festa and his wife,...
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Obituaries 11-30-2016

December 2, 2016
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Coty Ransom Dept. of Revenue employee; died by accident Coty L. Ransom of Peabody died by accident on November 21. Coty was an employee at the Department of Revenue for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He was the husband of Marie (Tigges) Ransom; devoted father of twin girls, Arianna and Amaya; beloved son of Louise...
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Obituaries 11-23-2016

November 24, 2016
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Phyllis Trifone Of Revere Phyllis C. (Cerbone) Trifone of Revere passed away on November 19 in her home surrounded by those she loved. She was 87 years old. The beloved wife of the late Henry Trifone, she was the loving mother of Karen Trifone of Middleton, Phyllis Foster and her husband, Bernard, Jayne D’Angelo...
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Obituaries 11-16-2016

November 18, 2016
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Todd Storella Music lover, great cook and avid Red Sox and Patriots fan Todd Storella of Revere died on November 10. Todd was a great cook who enjoyed listening to and downloading music, he always had his headphones on. He was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan and would watch the games with...
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Obituaries 11-09-2016

November 11, 2016
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Daniel Dillon Longtime Revere teacher and local business man Daniel R. Dillon, a lifelong Revere resident, died on November 6. Daniel was a U.S. Army Veteran, teacher in the Revere Public Schools for many years as well as a local Businessman.  Daniel enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandsons. He had a great...
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Obituaries 11-02-2016

November 4, 2016
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Michael Porter Of Peabody Michael P. Porter of Peabody died on October 27 at Kaplan Family Hospice. He was 72 years old. The son of the late Charles and Catherine (Jasko), he was born in Boston and was a graduate of Somerville High School. He was the beloved husband of Susan (Festa); devoted father...
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Obituaries 10-26-2016

October 28, 2016
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Jane Wiseman Former president and vice president of Temple B’nai Israel in Beachmont; past RHS valedictorian; active in community theater Jane D. (Porter) Wiseman of Stoneham, formerly of Revere, former wife of the late Ronald Wiseman, died October 12 at home surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle against cancer.  She was...
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Obituaries 10-19-2016

October 21, 2016
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Flora Busheme Member of Beachmont VFW & Italian American Club Flora Busheme of Revere died on October 16. Flora was a member of the VFW Beachmont and the Italian American Club. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Busheme; cherished mother of Theresa “Terri” Polci and her late husband, Christopher and Dale...
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Obituaries 10-12-2016

October 14, 2016
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William Toppi His life and loved centered around his family William R. Toppi, a resident of Revere for 61 years, peacefully passed into the presence of his Lord Jesus on Monday, October 3. He was at his home (his wish fulfilled) at the Jack Satter House on Revere Beach where he resided since 1978.  ...
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Obituaries 10-05-2016

October 6, 2016
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Dorothy Malcolm Homemaker and longtime Revere resident A graveside service was held privately for Dorothy L. (Sharpe) Malcolm, longtime Revere resident, who died on her 79th birthday, September 28 at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem following a long illness. Dorothy was born in Chelsea and was raised and educated in Revere. She...
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Obituaries 09.28.2016

October 1, 2016
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Paul Cipoletta Of East Boston, formerly of the North End Paul N. Cipoletta of East Boston, formerly of the North End of Boston, passed away peacefully on Sunday September 18. He was the father of Michael and Paul Coyne; son of the late Anthony and Jennie (Fimiani) Cipoletta; brother of Anthony and his wife,...
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Obituaries 09-21-2016

September 22, 2016
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Robert Incerto Suffolk Downs Racetrack retiree Robert  Incerto, “Bobby” as he was affectionately known, died on Tuesday, September 13 at Boston’s Mass General Hospital after being stricken at his East Boston home. He was 71 years old. Born in Boston, Bobby lived in East Boston all his life. He attended Sacred Heart Grammar School...
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Obituaries 09-14-2016

September 15, 2016
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Albano ‘Barno’ Tassinari Proprietor of Barno’s TV’s, a man who could fix anything Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Saturday, September 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Albano C. “Barno” Tassinari who died at...
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Obituaries 09-07-2016

September 8, 2016
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Dr. Joseph DiPietro Caring longtime Revere Dentist Dr. Joseph “Joe” DiPietro of Lynnfield, residing in Naples, Florida and formerly of Revere, passed away at home surrounded by his family on September 2. After graduating from Revere High School, Joe attended Boston College and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Shortly afterward, Dr. Joe opened...
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Obituaries 08-31-2016

September 1, 2016
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Vincent (Chip) Galli Retired machinist Vincent (Chip) Galli died on August 21. He was 92 years old. Born in Boston on September 23, 1923, the son of Luigi Galli and Emmanuelle (DeGrizio) Galli, he was employed as a machinist in Malden at New England Metal Spinners (BOMCO), and retired to Banstead, NH. He is...
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Obituaries 08-24-2016

August 29, 2016
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Joseph Errico, Jr. Retired Revere Police Officer and founding member of the VFW Mottolo Post in Revere Joseph, J. “Joe” Errico, Jr.,  a lifelong resident of Revere, died on August 17. He was 83 years old. Joe was a US Navy veteran who served during the Korean Conflict,  a founding member of the VFW...
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Obituaries 08-10-2016

August 19, 2016
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Martha Audrey Tapper Gruft Of California Martha Audrey Tapper Gruft entered into rest on July 2 in Los Angeles, California after a brave struggle with breast cancer. A passionate volunteer for many organizations, she is survived by her devoted son and his wife, Alexander and Rozlynne Gruft, and her grandchildren, Audrey and Daniel, all...
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Obituaries 08-03-2016

August 5, 2016
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Dolores Palazzolo 40 plus year employee of Continental Restaurant in Saugus Dolores T. (Sanchez) Palazzolo of Revere died unexpectedly at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 87 years old. Born in East Boston, she attended the Fitton School for Girls before moving to Revere in 1942. A graduate of Revere High School, Class of...
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Obituaries 07-27-2016

July 29, 2016
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Ignazio James ‘Jim’ Russo 60-Year proprietor of I. James Russo & Sons Carpentry Co. Ignazio James “Jim” Russo of New Hampshire, formerly of Revere and the North End of Boston, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 18 at his Glen, New Hampshire home. He was 80 years old. Born in Boston’s North End, “Jim” and...
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Obituaries 07-20-2016

July 22, 2016
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Salvatore ‘Turiddu’ Torretta Owned Torretta’s Bakery in Beachmont Square; AKA “Salvatore The Ice Cream Man” Salvatore “Turiddu” Torretta of Revere died on July 18 at the Massachusetts General Hospital after a long illness. He was 77 years old. Salvatore came to the United States from Augusta, Sicily in November of 1969 and he was...
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