Obituaries 03-09-2011

March 9, 2011
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Ronald 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; son-in-law Donald Richardson; 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.  Memorial donations may be made to the Home for Little Wanderers.  roccofuneralhomes.com

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Angela Keane

Wakefield resident

Angela S. Keane of Wakefield died on March 5.

She was the wife of James V. Keane; mother of James P. Keane of Arlington and Gina A. Fiore and her husband, Glenn, of Reading; sister of Vincent J. Ragucci, Jr. of Everett; grandmother of Lauren Fiore.

Her Funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield, today, Wednesday, at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St. at 11 o’clock. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, ATTN: DFMC, 10 Brookline Pl, Boston, MA 02445 or to the VNA of Middlesex-East & Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Ave. Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880. For obit/directions/guestbook, www.mcdonaldfs.com

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Lucy Reppucci

Melrose resident

Lucy (Crisafulli) Reppucci of Melrose, formerly of Revere and Malden, died on March 4 following a long illness. She was in her 99th year.

She was the wife of the late Orlando “Ronnie,”Reppucci; cherished mother of James C. Reppucci and his wife, Diane G., and Carmen J. Reppucci and his wife, Peggy, all of Melrose; devoted grandmother of Ronald J. Reppucci and his wife, Diane P., and dear great-grandmother of Lydia J., Nathaniel J. and Gregory J. Reppucci, all of Eliot, Maine. She is also lovingly survived by her sisters-in- law, Frances “Chicka” Crisafulli of Everett, Jeannette Crisafi and Joanne Reppucci, both of Revere, and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Jennie M. Santagate, Grace C. Zucco, Joseph and Anthony Crisafulli.

Funeral arrangements were the Carr Funeral Home, Melrose-Wakefield line. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Melrose Emergency Fund, “Melrose Residents in Need,” The Mayor’s Office, 562 Main St., Melrose, MA 02176.

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Kathleen Dinan

Everett resident

Kathleen (Phelan) Dinan of Everett died on March 5.

She was the devoted wife of William; caring daughter of Catherine and the late Joseph Phelan; loving mother of Diane Trainito and her husband, Scott, and Sean Dinan, all of Everett; sister of Susan Kulmacz of Florida, Ann Phelan, Cheryl Campbell, Joseph Phelan and Patricia Astuti, all of Massachusetts and the late Michael Phelan; adoring grandmother of Brittney, Anthony, Micaela, Kailyn and Joseph and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from Murphy-O’Hara Funeral Home, 519 Broadway, Everett, at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, March 9 followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church at 11 a.m. Family and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Lung Association.

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Alfred Garofalo

Retired Everett Firefighter

Alfred A. Garofalo of Everett and Chelsea died on March 4.

A retired Everett Firefighter, he was the beloved husband of the late Eleanor (Ludovico); loving father of Elaine McLaughlin and her husband, Richard, of Wilmington, Paul J. of Portsmouth, NH and Beverly Rose and her husband, John, of Wilmington; loving son of the late Peter and Rose Garofalo; loving brother of Lucy “GeeGee” Politano and the late Vincent, Pasquale and Peter Garofalo and Antoinette MacKay; brother-in-law of Florence Annese, Alice Carroll, Vito Ludovico and Virginia Garofalo and the late Virginia Kirschenbauer, Leslie MacKay, John Politano and Mary Garofalo. He is also survived by two loving grandchildren, Christopher and Timothy Rose and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.  Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations  may be made to the Hallmark Hospice, 178 Savin St., Malden, MA 02148. roccofuneralhomes.com

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Rabbi David Weisenberg

Former Everett Rabbi

Rabbi David H. Weisenberg of Chestnut Hill, former Rabbi in the communities of Hull, Everett and Sharon, died on March 4. He was in his 91st year.

He was the beloved husband of the late Wilma (Hirsh) Weisenberg; devoted father of Myles E. Weisenberg and his wife, Marsha, of West Roxbury, Richard Barnett of Natick and the late Carol A. Kerman; father in law of David Kerman of Chestnut Hill; cherished grandfather of Erica Kerman, Jamie Weisenberg, Keith Barnett and the late Dean Barnett; brother of Rabbi Mayer Weisenberg and the late Rabbi Shalom Weisenberg, the late Rabbi Matisyahu Weisenberg and the late Sylvia Isner.

A Graveside Service was held at Lawrence Avenue Cemetery, West Roxbury. Memorial Observance will continue today, Wednesday, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. and from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Rabbi’s home, 250 Hammond Pond Pkwy, Chestnut Hill, MA. Contributions can be made in his memory to New England Hebrew Academy, 94 Williston Rd., Brookline, MA 02445 or Brandeis University, MS 126 Advancement Services, Waltham, MA 02454-9110. Arrangements were by Stanetsky Memorial Chapels 617-232-9300 www.stanetsky.com

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Anna Forbes

Everett resident

Anna L. (Allen) Forbes of Everett died on March 1.

She was the beloved wife of the late William H. Forbes Sr.; loving mother of William H. Forbes Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Melrose, Patricia Forbes-Fresco of Stoneham, Felicia Forbes-Kalloch and her husband, David, of Epping, NH, Mark Forbes and his wife, Patti, of Lynn and Cindy Foulkes and her husband, Jim, of Florida; caring sister of the late John “Sonny” Allen and his wife, Mary, of Florida the late Patricia Cogan and her late husband, Dick, of Stoneham and the late Lillian Allen; cherished grandmother of William, Scott, Julie, Rachael, Lindsay, Jessica, Melanie, Toyna, Elizabeth, Mark, Justin, Nicolette, Christina, Brian, Heather and Melissa; proud great grandmother of Abby, Jackson, Will, Carter, Camden, Nason and Maddie. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Gately Funeral Home, Melrose. Burial was in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church Building Fund, 46 Myrtle St. Melrose, 02176. For obituary and to sign guest book visit www.gatelyfh.com

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Michael Forrestall Jr.

Everett resident

Michael P. Forrestall, Jr. of Everett died on February 28. He was 68 years old.

He was the beloved husband for 48 years of Anne Marie (Volpe); loving father of Michele Cain and her husband, Shawn, of Chelmsford, Michael P., III of Everett, Matthew P. and his wife, Catherine, of Maynard; loving son of Michael P. Forrestall and the late Angelina (Nuzzo). He is also survived by two loving grandchildren, Nicholas Patrick and Sarah Elizabeth Cain.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Internment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. Donations in his memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation , 11 Vanderbilt Ave., Norwood, MA 02062.

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Dolores DeCaro

Malden resident

Dolores A. (Scharaffa) DeCaro of Malden died on February 28.

She was the beloved wife of the late Rocco; loving mother of John DeCaro and his wife, Kim, and their children, Kiara, Paul and Jade, Lynne Doherty and her husband, Tommy, and their son, Marc, Roseann Capone and her husband, Stephen, and their daughter, Sarenna. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Elvera Scharaffa; sister of Frank Scharaffa and his wife, MaryLee, and Roseann Farrell and her husband, John, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Forestdale Cemetery, Malden. roccofuneralhomes.com

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Geraldine ‘Gerry’ Pelletier

Lifelong Everett resident

Geraldine “Gerry” (Russo) Pelletier, a lifelong Everett resident, died on March 1. She was 83 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene J. Pelletier; loving mother of Gerard Pelletier and his wife, Loreen, of North Reading, Joyce Simeone and her late husband, Peter, of Everett, Jeanne Valeri and her husband, David, of Saugus; loving sister of Frank Russo, Rose Douglas, Pauline Spiegelman, and Joanne Johnson and cherished Nana Gerry of Jennifer Brissette and Mark Pelletier; cherished Grand Nana Gerry of Isabelle, Beau, and Gabrielle Brissette.

Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In her memory, donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Building Fund, 489 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149. For online guest book visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

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Justin Arsenault

East Coast Slurry employee

Justin T. Arsenault of Lynn, formerly of Everett, died unexpectedly at home on February 28. He was 31 years old.

Born in Malden and a resident of Everett for many years,  he was an employee of East Coast Slurry for the past seven years. Educated in the Everett School System, he was a member of Wreckers Union Local 1421.

He was the devoted son of Cheryl (Biscoe) Ryan and her husband, Michael, of Lynn; beloved brother of Tarra Arsenault of Chelsea; cherished grandson of Ronald and Marilyn Crain of Lynn, Ernest Arsenault of Chelsea and the late Janet Arsenault and is also lovingly survived by his niece, Jazmin Johnson as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Expressions of sympathy in his name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472. To send a message of condolence to Justin’s family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com

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Alexander Jarasitis

Everett resident

Alexander Jarasitis of Everett died on March 7.

He was the beloved son of the late Francis W. and Vera M. (Grube); dear and devoted brother of Vera Jarasitis of Lynn and the late Marie Rizzo, Richard and Vincent Jarasitis; loving uncle of Donna and George Diamantopoulos of Lynn, Ralph and Donna Rizzo of Lynn and Eric and Shawna Rizzo of Florida.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers,  contributions in his memory to the  American Diabetes Association,  330 Congress St. Boston, MA 02110 would be sincerely appreciated.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home in Everett.

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Barbara Patterson

Everett resident

Barbara M. Patterson of Everett died on March 4.

She was the loving mother of Joshua White and is survived by her long time companion, Alfred White; loving sister of Joan Hinze and her husband, Robert, of Everett, Jane Saraceni of Florida and the late Patricia Murphy and Joseph Patterson, 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 9 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 Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. roccofuneralhomes.com

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Rocco ‘Skippy’ Parlatore

Everett resident

Rocco “Skippy” Parlatore of Everett died on March 3.

He was the beloved husband of Mary Lou (Roberts); loving
mother of  Rocco Jr., and Janeen Maher; son of the late Rocco and Mary Parlatore; brother of Nicholas and the late John.  He is also survived by two grandchildren, Rocco and Brianna.

A private funeral service was held at the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.

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