Obituaries 03-02-2011

March 3, 2011
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Dianne McCabe

Food Service Cordinator

 

Dianne M. (Agresti) McCabe, a lifelong resident of Everett, died at home on February 28 surrounded by her loving family. She was 54 years old.

Born in Everett, she graduated from Everett High School and, for many years, she worked as a food service coordinator for Aramak Corporation. She was most recently assigned to the Madeline English School.

She was the beloved wife of James P. McCabe; the dear and devoted mother of James D. McCabe and Adele F. McCabe of Everett; daughter of the late David and Adele Agresti; loving sister of David Agresti of Revere, Carmine and Michelle Agresti of Saugus, Roman and Karen Agresti of Everett, Adrienne and James Curtis of Everett and Derek Agresti of Everett; dear daughter-in-law of Violet McCabe of Malden and sister-in-law of Bernice Coito of Everett, Elizabeth and Phil Kelly of Wilmington, Joseph and Joanne McCabe of Saugus, Gregory and Florence McCabe of Waltham, Margaret and Louis Goodman of Milton and John and Judy McCabe of Everett.

Her Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett on Thursday morning at 9 followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Broadway, Everett, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701, would be sincerely appreciated.

 

Elliott Scott

Lifelong Everett resident

 

Elliott M. Scott, a lifelong resident of Everett for 91 years, died on February 23.

He was the beloved husband of the late Florence (Marshall) Scott who died on January 22, 2011; the son of the late Clarence Frederick and Helen (Smith) Scott; loving father of Marilyn Scott of Peabody, Frederick Scott and his wife, Bobbi, of Moultonboro, NH, Robert Scott and his wife, Roberta, of Wakefield, Ronald Scott and his wife, Lisa, of Tarpon Springs, FL; loving grandfather of nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the MSPCA-Angell, Attn: Donations, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130. For online guest book please visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

 

William Maltais

Retired truck driver and businessman

 

William E. Maltais of Malden, formerly of Everett, died on February 25. He was 79 years old.

A US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a retired truck driver for Hood and Metropolitan Petroleum and was the self-employed owner of a redemption center in Wakefield.

He was the former husband of the late Valma (Dwire) Maltais; beloved father of Priscilla D. Cooper and her husband, Steven, of Natick, William E. Maltais Jr. of New Hampshire, Jane E. McCormick of Beverly, James E. Maltais of Vermont, Michelle D. Roccia of Lynnfield, Richard C. Maltais and his wife, Faustina, of Saugus and Kenneth R. Maltais and his wife, Diane, of Billerica; dear brother of Robert Maltais of Maine and is also lovingly survived by 13 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, Ava Maltais.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals in Chelsea.

 

Dorothy Mullen

Retired Everett School Cafeteria Cashier, Past President of Our Lady of Grace Women’s Club

 

Dorothy E. (Haley) Mullen, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on February 21 at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea. She was 91 years old.

A retired Everett School cafeteria cashier, she was a ormer member and past president of Our Lady of Grace Women’s Club.

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert M. Mullen; dear and devoted mother of Mary E. Tobin and her husband, Joseph, of Salisbury, Patricia A. Barry and her husband, Richard, of Everett and the late Stephen Mullen and his wife, Betsy, of Byfield; loving grandmother of Jason Mullen and his wife, Sarah, Moulton Mullen, Andrew Mullen, Evan Barry, Nolan Barry, Sarah Tobin and Brandon Tobin  and great-grandmother of Stephen Mullen; dear aunt of Maryanne Petti, Diane Petti, Patricia Rauseo and several nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by her special cousins, Darlene, Paul and Lisa Morgan.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home,  Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the Florence Leonard Center for Living, 165 Captain’s Row, Chelsea, MA 02150, would be sincerely appreciated.

 

Patricia Bowman

15 Year Massport Employee

 

Patricia D. (Twomey) Bowman of Nashua, NH, formerly of Revere, died on February 25.

A Massport employee for 15 years, she was the beloved wife of Paul C. Bowman with whom she shared 42 years of marriage; loving mother of Kim Marie Naumann-Lehmann of Derry, NH, Frederick Naumann of Revere, Maureen Bowman of Nashua, NH and Joseph Bowman and his fiancée, Ann-Margaret Finn, both of Everett; dear sister of Margaret Skurski of Revere and James Twomey of N. Reading; cherished grandmother of Aria Rose and Nicholas J. Lehmann Jr., Frederick P. and Michael Naumann and Oliva Toires and Cooper J. Anderson and her best friend Diane Croce of Nashua NH.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere today, Wednesday, at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church, Revere Street, Revere at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions and guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

 

Domenico Federico

1999 Holy Name Society Man of the Year

 

Domenico Federico of Boston’s North End died on February 26. He was 84 years old.

Mr. Federico emigrated from his native Italy in 1946 following in the footsteps of his father and uncles. He settled in Boston’s North End and made the North End his home for the rest of his life.

He was a founding member of the Associazione Gizio, a social club for his friends and their children from his native town, where he served as president 24 years. He was a member of the Federazione Abbruzzese and was very involved in many activities at St. Leonard’s Church in Boston as a lector for the Italian Mass on Sundays and as a Eucharistic Minister. In 1999, he received the Man of the Year award from the Holy Name Society as well as an Apostolic blessing from John Paul II.

One of his proudest achievements was bringing together a group of individuals to collect funds to build a church in his native Vallelarga in Pettorano Sul Gizio, Italy.

He is survived by his wife Sestilia (Incretolli) Federico (happily married for 61 years); children, Francesco “Frank” Federico and his wife, Mary, of Reading and Maria Pia Bonanno and her husband, Joseph, of Everett. He is also survived by grandchildren: Michael, LeeAnn, Kobe, Paul, Robert, Jennie, Tina and Antonio; his sister, Iris DeSantis, and many nephews and nieces.

Funeral arrangements were by the Boston Harborside Home of J.S. Waterman-Langone. Entombment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Mr. Federico requested that donations be made in his name to St. Leonard’s of Port Maurice Church, 14 North Bennett St., Boston, MA 02113. www.BostonHarborsideHome.com

 

Marion Moss

Of Stoneham, formerly of Everett

 

Marion K. (Kevorkian) Moss of Stoneham, formerly of Everett, died on February 22. She was 92 years old.

She was a US Navy (WAVES) veteran of the World War II era.

She was the wife of the late Alfred T. Moss; beloved mother of Alfred T. Moss Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Stoneham and the late Nancy Moss and Cynthia Kane; mother-in-law of Owen Kane of Saugus. and is also lovingly survived by four grandchildren, Gregory Moss and his wife, Kelly, of New Hampshire, Jessica Moss of Cambridge, Julia Kane and Jeremy Kane, both of Saugus. and one great-granddaughter, Penelope Moss.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals, Chelsea. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in Everett.

 

Edith Zanor

Sears Roebuck Retiree

 

Edith Zanor of Everett died on February 25.

A retired employee of Sears Roebuck of Boston, she was the beloved wife for 59 years of James J. Zanor; sister of Dorothy Balas and her husband, Ed, of Middleboro, Joseph Rodrigues and his wife, Mijoo, of Texas and the late Hilda, May, Doris, George and Evelyn; long time friend of Mary Tanner and sister-in-law of Kathleen Zanor as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett today, Wednesday, March 2 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to charity of your own choice. roccofuneralhomes.com

 

Shirley Miele

Everett resident

 

Shirley (Anderson) Miele of Everett died on February 26.

She was the beloved wife of Joseph Miele; loving mother of Linda Giannino and her husband, Philip, of Everett, Cathy Miele and her husband, Phillip Twombly, of Lyman, ME, Michael Miele and his wife, Mary, of North Andover and Joseph Miele and his partner, Joseph Collette, of Candia, N.H.; loving sister of John Anderson, Evelyn Guelli, Dorothy Dabrieo, Marion Hatch and Phyllis Templeton and the late Arthur, Robert and Donald Anderson. She is also survived by seven loving grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett today, Wednesday, March 2 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hallmark Hospice, 178 Savin St., Malden, MA 02148. roccofuneralhomes.com

Frank Cataldo

Veteran of Three Wars

 

Frank Cataldo of Wilmington, formerly of Medford and Everett, died on February 24.

He was a retired U.S. Navy and Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

He was the beloved husband of Frances (Della Piana) together sharing 58 years of marriage; devoted father of Debra Moretti and her husband, Butch, of Wilmington; loving grandfather of Christina and Kimberly Moretti, both of Wilmington; cherished brother of Olympia “Lee” Sampson and Rosemarie Sola, both of Saugus, the late Kathleen Lammattina, Ernest, Salvi and George Cataldo. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Wilmington. Burial with military honors was at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the VA Medical Center Bedford, GRECC Research Center (182B), 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730. For obituary or to leave an online condolence please visit www.dellorusso.net

 

James McDermott

Lifelong Everett resident

 

James J. McDermott, a life long resident of Everett, died on February 25. He was 64 years old.

He was the father of James McDermott,  Kelly Herlihy and Kim McDermott; son of Mildred and Dominick McDermott and is also survived by four grandchildren.

A private funeral service was held.  Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery.  Arrangements were by the Rocco-Carr-Henderson

Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO

 

Timothy Fitzgerald

Malden resident

 

Timothy J. Fitzgerald of Malden died on February 22.

He was the father of Patricia Fitzgerald of Stafford, VA, Timothy Fitzgerald of Malden, John Fitzgerald of Chester, NH, Steven Fitzgerald of Everett, William Fitzgerald of Everett and Michael Fitzgerald of Beverly; brother of Mary Meader of Winchester, Joseph Newman of Swampscott, Francis Fitzgerald of Everett, Elizabeth Zumpfe of Malden and the late Sylvia Clark. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and many grandnieces and grandnephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Breslin Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was in Forest Dale Cemetery in Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150. For obituary and online guestbook, visit www.breslinfuneralhome.com.

 

George Eugene Bertini Jr.

Maine resident

George Eugene Bertini Jr.of Kennebunk, ME died February 24. He was 82 years old.

He was the beloved son of the late George and Doris (Jodoin) Bertini, Sr.; beloved husband of 57 years to Louise (Gailis) Bertini of Kennebunk; beloved father of  Kristine Bertini and her husband, William MacKilligan, of Kennebunk and George Joseph Bertini and his wife, Kathy Dixon, of Solon, ME; beloved brother of the late Doris Lewis.

Viewing today, Wednesday, March 2 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME. Memorial donations to: Kennebunk Land Trust, 11 York Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043 or Alzheimer’s Association – Maine Chapter, 170 US Route One, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105. www.bibberfuneral.com

 

Dorothy Roche

Everett resident

 

Dorothy F. (Thompson) Roche of Everett died on February 19.

She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph P. Roche and loving mother of Geraldine Swanson and her husband, Robert, Ralph Roche and his wife, Gina, and Traci Roche; daughter of the late Albert F. and Edna M. Thompson; sister of Ruth D’Andrea, Ronald K. Itzo, and the late Barbara Ferman. She is also survived by two loving grandchildren, Robert and Michael.

A Memorial Service was held at the Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the Glen Ridge Nursing Home in Medford. www.roccofuneralhomes.com

 

Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Lee

Everett resident

 

Ronald “Ronnie” R. Lee of Everett died on February 24.

He was the beloved husband of Marie (Wood); loving father of Melvin, Charlene, Dainyen, Delisha, Michele Lee, Paul Burdette and Robert Askew; loving brother of Roslind, Michelle and the late Gordon Lee. He is survived by eight loving grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Home for Little Wanderers, Burial was private. roccofuneralhomes.com

 

Eva Fiore

Everett resident

 

Eva Fiore of Everett died on February 19.

She was the beloved wife of Modistino; sister of the late

Vincent Massua and is survived by many nephews and nieces.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was Glenwood Cemetery, Everett.

 

 

 

Karen Ambrogne

Everett resident

 

Karen M. (Poe) Ambrogne of Everett, formerly of Malden, died on February 23 after a courageous battle with cancer.

 

She was the beloved wife of Jerome A. Ambrogne of Everett; devoted mother of Jessica A. Ambrogne and Allison M. Ambrogne, both of Everett; loving daughter of Ann M. (Fawell) Manning of Malden and the late Clarence L. Poe; cherished sister of Jennifer A. Manning of Malden and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. For obituary:  www.weirfuneralhome.com

 

Marianna Rosa

Everett resident

 

Marianna (Rosa) Rosa of Everett died on February 22 at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was 91 years old.

A homemaker, born in Abruzzi, Italy, she was a longtime resident of Everett.

She was the beloved wife of the late Umberto; dear and devoted mother of Antonina Rosa and her husband, Ennio, of Everett; loving grandmother of Gianni and Ennio Rosa, Jr. of Everett; great-grandmother of Bianca Rosa and sister of  Elisa Rosa.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.  Entombment was at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, Malden.

 

Helen O’Brien

Everett resident

 

Helen B. (Henry) O’Brien of Everett died on February 20. She was 94 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late John J. O’Brien; beloved mother of Patricia A. Russo of Middleton, John J. O’Brien, Jr. of Leesburg, FL, and Robert P. O’Brien of Milford. She is also survived by eight cherished grandchildren and 16 cherished great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial  donations may be made to Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B 102, Danvers, MA 01923. For online guest book visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

 

 

Nicholas Venezia

Retired Harvard University Stationary Engineer

 

Nicholas A. Venezia of Everett died on February 20. He was 93 years old.

Mr. Venezia was a US Army veteran of World War II and a retired longtime stationary engineer for Harvard University.

He was the beloved husband of the late Angela M. (Moglia) Venezia; loving father of Lou Venezia of Hoboken, NJ, Nicholas Venezia and his wife, Roseann, of Everett, Phyllis Petitto and her husband, Frank, of Burlington, and the late Thereseann Venezia; cherished grandfather of Victoria Fitzgerald and her husband, Peter, of Tewksbury, Mark Petitto of Burlington, Anthony Venezia and his wife, Amy, of Gloucester, and Stephen Venezia of Everett.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association , 330 Congress St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA, 02210. For online guestbook visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

Louise Bertulli

Of Revere, formerly of Everett

 

Louise M. (Petrillo) Bertulli of Revere, a former longtime Everett resident, died February 25. She was 88 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Enso A. Bertulli; loving mother of Stephen Bertulli and his wife, Pamela, of Hudson and Lois Laws and her husband, George, of Malden; loving sister of Domenic Petrillo of Saugus; cherished grandmother of George Laws, Jr. and Victoria Laws, both of Revere, and Scott Bertulli of Hudson. She is also survived by five cherished great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Suite 6, 101 First Ave., Waltham, MA 02451. For online guest book visit: jfwardfuneralhome.com

 

Maurice Thomas

Everett resident

 

Maurice M. Thomas of Everett died on February 23.

He was the brother of Donald Thomas of Stoughton; uncle of Donna Thomas of Stoughton and Carol Scaccia of Dedham; companion of Barbara McDonough of Everett and close friend of Eva McDonough of Everett.

Funeral arrangements were by the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, Dedham. Burial was in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150. Online guestbook at www.gfdoherty.com.