Obituaries 05-04-2011

May 4, 2011
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Anna Mae Delano

Everett resident

Anna Mae (Thompson) Delano of Everett died on April 10. She was 79 years old.

She is survived by her faithful husband of 59 years Francis X; her loving children David, Catherine, Marianne and the late Richard. She was the sister of Joyce, Lorraine and the late Carole and Betty. She also leaves seven wonderful grandchildren and 16 adoring great grandkids.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday May 7 at Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols Street, Everett at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be private with family only.

Hilda Vivilecchia

Everett resident

Hilda (Gorlich) Vivilecchia of Everett died on April 29.

She was the beloved wife of the late Starkie; mother of Donna of Everett, Robert J. of Delray Beach, FL. Christina Murphy of Hull, Laura Lane of Rhode Island and Lisa Sugrue of Hull; sister of Kristina Minkus of Germany. She was also the sister of two late sisters and two late brothers and is also survived by seven grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Home Care and Hospice of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02906. www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Philip Mingolelli

Owned Vincent’s Auto of Everett

Philip V. Mingolelli of Medford, formerly of East Boston, died on April 28. He was 86 years old.

A US Army veteran of World War II and the owner of Vincent’s Auto of Everett, he was the beloved husband of the late Angelina (DeSimone) Mingolelli, the loving father of Linda A. Picariello and her husband, Michael, of Stoneham, Karen M. Decaneas and her husband, Peter, of New York and Diane Gateas and her husband, George, of Medford; loving son of the late Josephine and Pasquale Mingolelli; cherished grandfather of Michael, Jr. and his wife, Megan, Philip and his wife Jaime, Anthony and his wife, Erica, Jessica, Stephen, Marc Picariello, Alexander and his wife, Amy, Arthur, Andrea Decaneas, Nikko and Simone Gateas and great-grandfather of Isabella and Anthony Picariello, Jr. He was the brother of the late Leonarda Caffrey, Michael Mingolelli, Rafaela Chambers and Carmella Rauseo.

Funeral arrangements were by the Barile Family Funeral Home, Stoneham. Burial with Military Honors was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Please honor Mr. Mingolelli by making donations in his memory to Alzhemiers Assoc., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. To send a memorial condolence: www.barilefuneral.com.

Salvatore ‘Lefty’ DiTavi

Of Maynard, formerly of the North End of Boston

Salvatore “Lefty” DiTavi of Maynard, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on April 26. He was 99 years old.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Saint Joseph Society of the North End.

He was the beloved husband of the late Josephine (Zuccala); father of Angelo and his wife, Yolanda, of Maynard; brother of the late Frances Garufo and Rose Trainito and is also survived by three grandchildren, Christopher and his wife, Susan, David and his wife, Elizabeth, and Kim and her husband, Eric, and seven great grandchildren.

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

Earl Fuller

Everett resident

Earl C. Fuller of Everett, formerly of Rhode Island, died on April 25.

A World War II veteran of the 5th Army Air Corps, he was the loving companion of Dorothy Cavignano; loving father of Pam of Maryland and stepfather of Ann of Rhode Island, Paul of Maine, Frank of New Hampshire, Tricia of Everett, Susan of Melrose, and Michael of Connecticut; brother of Betteanne and the late Judy; loving “Poppy” to Samantha, Matthew, Christopher, Ashley and Lauren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Roco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Puritan Lawn Cemetery in Peabody. roccofuneralhomes.com

Mildred Mazzarella

Lifelong Everett resident

Mildred M. (Moriarty) Mazzarella, a lifelong resident of Everett, died at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital of Everett on April 26.  She was 63 years old.

A homemaker, born in Boston, she was the beloved wife of Michael J., loving daughter of Mildred (Keller) Moriarty and the late Daniel J.; dear and devoted mother of Matthew M. Mazzarella of Everett and Tara-Lynne Mazzarella of Hampton Falls, NH.  She was the sister of Daniel J. Moriarty and his wife, Donna, of Braintree and Therese Rivers and her husband, Donald, of Everett; loving grandmother of Nate Welsh and Daniel James Mazzarella.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  Contributions in her memory to the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, 585 Lebanon St., Melrose, MA, 02176, would be sincerely appreciated.

John Nimblett

Member of Winthrop Golf Club, Winthrop Yacht Club and Acting Interclub Bowling League Treasurer

John F. Nimblett of Ingleside Avenue, Winthrop, died at the Don Orione Nursing Home, East Boston on April 23 after a long illness. He was 87 years old.

Born in New London, Connecticut, he was the beloved son of the late Ruth (Abbott) and John F. Nimblett. He resided in New York before moving to Winthrop in 1936. Mr. Nimblett was employed as a machinist for many years at Harvard University and then went on to become a supervisor there. He was a member of the Winthrop Golf Club, the Winthrop Yacht Club and the Interclub Bowling League, where he acted as the treasurer.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara L. (Letson) and the loving father of Kenneth Nimblett and his husband, Henry Miller, of Somerville; the dear brother of William Nimblett of Everett and the uncle of Jimmy Nimblett and his wife, Sally, of Winthrop, Nancy Eimers of Kansas and Jack Dempster of Illinois; the brother in law of Virginia Dempster and her late husband, John, of Illinois.

Memorial Services were held at the St. John Episcopal Church, Winthrop. Memorial donations may be made to St. John Episcopal Church. To sign his online guestbook go to: www.caggianofuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home.

Isabella da Silva

Died by Accident

Isabella G. da Silva, a longtime resident of Somerville and Everett, died by accident on April 23 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 16 years old.

Born in Brazil, she was a student at Everett High School.

She was the beloved daughter of Aroldo da Silva of Somerville and Dirlete Goncalves of Everett and the sister of Natalia da Silva.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the  Cafasso  & Sons Funeral Home,  Everett. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.