Obituaries

Obituaries 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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William ‘Shack’ Shackelton Revere Resident William N. “Shack” Shackelton of Revere, formerly of Malden, died on February 18. He was the devoted father of Amanda E. Shackelton and William N. Shackelton, Jr., both of Malden; cherished son of the late Carolyn (Hodgdon) (Shackelton) Topping and her husband, Howard Topping of Malden and Robert C....
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Obituaries 02-15-2012

February 15, 2012
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Blanche Silva Revere Resident Blanche. L. ( Preston ) Silva of Revere died on February 9. She was the beloved wife of Richard H. Silva Sr.; devoted mother of Robert P., Ronald M. and his wife, Rosane, all of Revere, Randy S. and his wife, Claire of Peabody and the late Richard H. Silva...
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Obituaries 02-08-2012

February 10, 2012
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Anne DiRuzza Revere Homemaker Anne T. (Carroll) DiRuzza of Revere died on February 3 at the Mass. General Hospital. She was 68 years old. A homemaker born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angela (Glavine) Carroll;  the beloved wife of Pasquale “Pat,” devoted mother of Christine DiRuzza of Revere...
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Obituaries 02-01-2012

February 2, 2012
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Dora DiCenso Of Tewksbury, formerly of Revere Dora (DeAcetis) DiCenso of Tewksbury, formerly of Revere, died on January 27. She was the beloved wife of the late Domenic V. DiCenso; devoted mother of Anna O’Brien of Billerica and Rita Prevost and her husband, Stephen of Tewksbury; loving grandmother of Janeen, James and Jennifer O’Brien,...
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Obituaries 01-25-2012

January 26, 2012
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Sister Lucy Leonard SND Educator Sister Lucy Leonard, SND died in Worcester on January 23. She was 91 years old and was with the Sisters of Notre Dame for 72 years. Born in Somerville, daughter of Jeremiah and Lucille (Johnson) Leonard, she lived in Connecticut for 33 years before moving to Worcester in 1989....
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Obituaries 01-18-2012

January 19, 2012
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Antonetta DiNocco Almy’s Retiree Antonetta A. (Venezia) DiNocco of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 14 following a six and a half year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 89 years old. Mrs. DiNocco was born in Avelli, Italy and came to the United States as a young woman, settling in East...
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Obituaries 01-11-2012

January 11, 2012
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Joseph Quagenti Of Saugus, formerly of Revere Joseph B. Quagenti of Saugus, formerly of Revere, died on January 8 at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. He was 66 years old. A graduate of Boston College, he had a career in Finance Specializing in factoring and leasing. He was a former employee of Signal Capital of Hampton...
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Obituaries 01-04-2012

January 4, 2012
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Jessie ‘Jessica’ Levine Of Swampscott, formerly of Revere Jessie “Jessica” (Cottler) Levine of Swampscott, formerly of Revere, Newton and Needham, died on January 1. She was 97 years old. The devoted wife of the late William Levine, she was the beloved mother of Edna and Mel Karas, the late Phyllis Siegel and late Lois...
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Obituaries 12-28-2011

December 28, 2011
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Henry Nazzaro Longtime Wonderland Park Employee of Saugus, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on December 25. An employee of Wonderland Park for more than 50 years, he was the beloved husband of the late Irma (Lanzetta) Nazzaro with whom he shared 48 years of marriage; loving father of Susan Urrata and her...
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Obituaries 12-21-2011

December 22, 2011
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Isabella Mazzone Don Orione Home retiree Isabella C. (LeDonne) Mazzone, a longtime resident of Revere, died on December 19 following a long battle with brain cancer at the Georgetown home of her daughter, Maria E. L. Igoe. She was 82 years old. Born and raised in Revere, she attended Revere Schools. She retired in...
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Obituaries 12-14-2011

December 15, 2011
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Ann Collins Former Head Secretary of the Mass. Parole Board  Ann T. (O’Brien) Collins of Alabama, formerly of Everett and Revere, died on November 10 and fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on November 9. She was 88 years old. Born in Everett on October 21, 1923 to James and Mary (Cook)...
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Obituaries 12-07-2011

December 8, 2011
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Antoinette Vendetti Revere resident Antoinette (Lupo) Vendetti of Revere, formerly of Everett, Somerville and Boston’s North End, died unexpectedly at her “Friendly Gardens” home on December 3. She was 88 years old. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, she lived in the North End, Everett and Somerville before moving to Revere 26 years...
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Obituaries 11-30-2011

December 2, 2011
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Florence Cutillo Of Williamstown, formerly of Revere Florence M “Flossie” Cutillo of Williamstown MA, formerly a longtime resident of Ford Street, Revere died on November 28. She was 74 years old. “Flossie” was a parishioner of the former St. Teresa’s church and an avid fan of cats, “Murder She Wrote” and “Law and Order.”...
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Obituaries 11-22-2011

November 22, 2011
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Edith Bevilacqua Longtime head chef at Paul Revere School Edith (Milano) Bevilacqua of Revere died unexpectedly on November 16. She was 86 years old, Mrs. Bevilacqua began her working career as a seamstress and for the last 25 years of her employment she was the head chef at the Paul Revere School in Revere....
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Obituaries 11-16-2011

November 16, 2011
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Ann Collins  Former Head Secretary of the Mass. Parole Board Ann T. (O’Brien) Collins of Alabama, formerly of Everett and Revere, died on November 10 and fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on November 9. She was 88 years old. Born in Everett on October 21, 1923 to James and Mary (Cook)...
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Obituaries 11-09-2011

November 9, 2011
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Frank Cannizzo Lifelong Revere resident Frank J. Cannizzo, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on November 6 at the Anne Mark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 85 years old. A US Navy veteran of World War II and a late member of the Plumbers Union Local # 12, he was the beloved son...
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Obituaries 11-02-2011

November 2, 2011
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Antonetta Horton Worked at Almy’s and Brandano’s Bakery Antonetta T. (Terenzio) Horton, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on October 26. She was 91 years old. A former employee of Brandano’s Bakery and Almy’s Department Store, she was a member of the Revere Moose Ladies Auxiliary and the Revere Senior Center. She was the...
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Obituaries 10-26-2011

October 26, 2011
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Mildred Hansen  Melrose resident Mildred L. “Mickey” (Bell) Hansen, a longtime resident of Melrose, formerly of Revere, died Sunday evening, October 23, at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was 82 years old. Mildred, who was lovingly known as “Mickey,” married Earl Hansen on January 31, 1950 and they made their home in Melrose since 1958.  She...
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Obituaries 10-19-2011

October 20, 2011
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Rev. Paul R.E. Francis  Former Pastor of St. Theresa’s Parish in Revere Reverend Paul R. E. Francis of Boston entered into eternal life on October 16. He was 96 years old. Father Francis was born in Belize, formerly British Honduras, on June 16, 1915. He was raised in Belize and attended St. John’s College...
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Obituaries 10-12-2011

October 13, 2011
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Frank Capano, Sr. Former Revere Housing Authority Supervisor Frank R. “Hotty” Capano, Sr., husband of Mary Lou (Gilbert) Capano of Douglassville, PA and Newport Richey, Florida, died October 8 in his Douglassville, PA residence. He was 90 years old. Born in Revere, the son of the late Nellie (DeAngelis) and Frank Capano, he was...
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