Obituaries 02-22-2012

February 22, 2012
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Alan Abkowitz

Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett

Alan Abkowitz of Raymond, NH, formerly of Everett, died on February 16.

He was the beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Berger) Abkowitz; devoted father of Jeff Abkowitz; loving son of the late Dr. Herbert Abkowitz and Marion G (Kaufman); dear brother of Karen Schnall and is also survived by one niece.

Funeral arrangements were by the Torf Funeral Chapel, Chelsea. Burial was in Tifereth Israel of Revere Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in his memory may be made to American Cancer Society, 9 Riverside Road, Weston, MA 02493

For online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website: www.torffuneralservice.com

John ‘Jack’ Noseworthy

Lynn Resident

John E. “Jack” Noseworthy of Lynn died on February 19.

He was born, raised and educated in Everett and was the husband of the late Thelma (Blackmore) Noseworthy, father of Debra Morris and her husband, John of Florida, Nancy Muse and her husband, Ken of Lynnfield and John “Jack” Noseworthy, Jr. of New York, NY; grandfather of Alexander and Elizabeth Muse of Lynnfield; brother of Gertrude Penney of Stoughton, Shirley Wetherbee, Jean Sheppard and Harry Noseworthy, all of Florida and the late James, Edward, Albert and Robert Noseworthy.

His Funeral service will be held in St. Paul Episcopal Church, 127 Summer St., Lynnfield, Thursday at 10 a.m.  Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114. For obit/directions/guestbook,www.mcdonaldfs.com

Frank Nazzaro

Retired MBTA Foreman

Frank A. Nazzaro, a longtime resident of Everett, died at the Whidden Hospital on  February 19 after a short illness. He was 89 years old.

A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired MBTA foreman with 36 years of service. He was the beloved husband of more than 65 years of Lucy O. (Berardino); dear and devoted father of Linda F. O’Brien and her husband, William of Melrose, the late Frank Nazzaro and his surviving, wife, Linda of Everett and the late Rosemary Nazzaro;; brother of Josephine Correggio of Everett, Rose Vitale of Malden and the late Anthony Nazzaro, Lucy Masiello and Anna Cirino; loving grandpa of Brendan O’Brien and his wife, Janelle, Jeffrey O’Brien and his wife, Jamila, and Anthony,  Nicholas and Francesca Nazzaro.

His Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett. Thursday morning at 9:30 followed by a   Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Grace Church, Nichols Street, Everett-Chelsea line at 10:30 a.m.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.     Contributions in his memory to the All Care VNA & Hospice, 210 Market St., Lynn, MA 01901 and/or Doctors Without Borders, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD, 21741-5030, would be sincerely appreciated.

Doris Westaway

RN Registered Nurse

 Doris M. (Swindell), Westaway R.N. of Tewksbury, formerly of Everett, died on February 14. She was 80 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Tewksbury Police Officer, Leith N. Westaway, and daughter of the late Howard J. and Sarah (McLay) Swindell, Sr.; loving mother of three children: retired Tewksbury Police Sergeant Robert L. Westaway and his wife, Kathleen (O’Keefe) of Tewksbury, Tewksbury D.P.W. employee, Richard L. Westaway and his wife, Barbara (Anderson) of Tewksbury, and Lyn K. Severino and her husband, John of Winchester; devoted grandmother of Kerri L. Kelly and her husband, Brandon of Lowell, Erin E. Gamlin and her husband, Jon of Tewksbury, Katelin A. Westaway of Tewksbury, Daniel R. Westaway of Tewksbury, Jarod L. Westaway and Joshua L. Westaway, both of Florida, Jason Ventolieri of Tewksbury, Melissa R. Saunders and her husband, Paul of Tewksbury, Krista L. Severino and Coryn M. Severino, both of Winchester; great grandmother of Kasey, Kayla, and Madelin; sister of Howard J. Swindell Jr. of Somersworth, NH, Harold L. Swindell of Grafton, MA, Lorne M. Swindell and his wife, Joan of Nashua, NH; Janet A. DeCourcey and her husband, Arthur of Virginia; sister-in-law of Judy Swindell of Georgia, the late Mary Deborah Mersereau, and John A. “Jackie” Swindell. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Tewksbury Funeral Home, Tewksbury Center. Burial was at Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, 280 Hillside Ave., Needham, MA 02494, ph. 800 314 3459 or visit www.ccfa.org/chapters/ne/ or to the Greater Lowell, VNA Hospice, 336 Central St., Lowell, MA 01852, will be appreciated. tewksburyfunerahome.com

Angelique Kane

Of Everett, formerly of Charlestown

Angelique R. Kane of Everett, formerly of Charlestown, died suddenly on February 15. She was 33 years old.

The loving mother of Dylan Kane, she was the beloved daughter of Robert H. Kane, Jr. and his wife, Roberta of Everett and the late Judith (Hastie) Kane; devoted sister of Melinda Kane of Wakefield and the late Robert H. Kane, III.

Funeral arrangements were by The Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown. For obituary and online condolences, please visit www.carrfuneral.com

Anna Aiello

Of Peabody, formerly of Revere

Anna M. (Oliveri) Aiello of Peabody, formerly of Revere and Everett, died on February 18.

She was the wife of the late Frank Aiello; beloved mother of Edward Aiello and his wife, Denice, Richard Aiello and his wife, Lisa, Marie Bavaro and her husband, Ralph of Peabody; loving grandmother of Nicholas, Christiina, Gina, Maria, Richard Jr., Nicole and Christopher; sister of Mary Dripps of Georgia and the late Charles Oliveri, Richard Oliveri and Lillian Polcari.

Her funeral will be held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus today, Wednesday, at 9:15 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Adelaide’s Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Donations in Mrs. Aiello’s memory may be made to The Fund for Brigham & Women’s or the American Heart Association. For directions and condolences: www.BisbeePorcella.com.

Helen Johnston

Lifelong active member of Grace Episcopal Church

Helen M. (Deane) Johnston, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on February 16. She was 93 years old.

A life time member of the Grace Episcopal Church  for which she was an active participant in all church fairs, fundraisers and suppers, she was the wife of the late James S. Johnston, the beloved mother of Deane S. Johnston of Everett and the late Glen N. Johnston; daughter of the late Samuel and Susan M. (Baskin) Deane; dear sister of Samuel Deane of Florida and the late William Deane, Elizabeth Deane and Alma Crewson. She is also lovingly survived by nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

A Holy Eucharist Service was celebrated in the Grace Episcopal Church, Everett. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the above named Church.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the William R. Carafa & Son Home For Funerals in Chelsea.

Violet Bartlett Finlayson

Of Maine, formerly of Everett

Violet Bartlett Finlayson, a recent resident of Newcastle, ME, formerly of Everett, Burlington and Bedford, NH, died on February 15 in Damariscotta, Maine. She was 95 years old.

“Vi” moved to Maine in May of 2011. She was born on January 1, 1917 in Everett, the daughter of Livinia (Milley) and Harold J. Bartlett. She is survived by a brother, Herbert Bartlett of Bremen, ME; nephews Donald Lonnberg, Jeffrey Bartlett; nieces, Janice Broderick, Susan Fay, and Karen Capece; step-daughter, Wendy O’Connell; step-grandsons, Jeffrey and Andrew.
She was predeceased by her parents; her sister, Marion Lonnberg and her husband, Richard Finlayson.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cincotti Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at the Pine Haven Cemetery in Burlington. Remembrances may be sent to the Memorial Fund, Wilmington Methodist Church, 99 Church Street, Wilmington, MA.

Yolanda ‘Yola’ Mangerian

Everett Resident

Yolanda “Yola” (Pesce) Mangerian of Everett died on February 17.

She was the beloved wife of the late Humo; loving daughter of the late Antonio and Catherine Pesce; loving sister of Nina Brooks of Everett and the late Amadeo, Natalina, James, Joseph, Feo, Lester and Orlando “Sonny” Pesce. She is survived by her sister-in-law Phyllis Pesce and many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews as well the loving Mangerian family both living and deceased.

Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett on Thursday, February 23 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony Church, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday  only from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Anthony Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett, MA 02149. roccofuneralhomes.com

Charles Louis Sclafani

Everett Resident

Charles Louis Sclafani of Everett died on February 14. He was the loving father of Maria and Nicole Sclafani, both of Revere and Melissa McCusker and her fiancé, Joe Silva of Chelsea; son of the late Lucy and Gus Sclafani and brother of Kay Valeri and her husband, Frank and the late Michael Sclafani who is survived by his wife, Lilly as well as a loving grandson, Randy A. McCusker, Jr.

A Memorial Mass will take place Thursday, February 23 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Everett at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leonard Florence Center, 165 Captain’s Row, Chelsea, MA 02150. www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Madeline Wall

Of Westwood and Falmouth

Madeline E. (Small) Wall of Westwood and Falmouth, died February 11. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas H. Wall; loving mother of Anne-Marie Wall of Westwood; sister of the late Francis Small, Helen Rockett, Dorothy Ryan, Ruth Carleton, Virginia Partridge and Mary Lyons and sister-in-law of David Carleton of Everett. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were by the Holden-Dunn-Lawler Funeral Home. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Madeline’s memory to VNA Care Network & Hospice, Development Office, 5 Federal St., Danvers, MA 01923. www.hdlfuneralhome.net

Anne McCauley

Worked for RMV and Jeveli’s in East Boston

Anne M. (Silva) McCauley of Melrose, formerly of Malden, Everett and Chelsea, died recently. She worked for the Registry of Motor Vehicles and was also a longtime waitress at Jeveli’s in East Boston.

She was the devoted wife of the late William P. McCauley, Sr.; daughter of the late Emmanuel and Catherine (Barbaro) Silva; beloved mother of William P. McCauley, Jr. of Malden, Peter John McCauley and Michael James McCauley, both of Melrose; cherished grandmother of Cassie Ann and Joseph McCauley of Melrose and Kristen and Nicole McCauley of Orange; loving sister of Emmanuel “Manny” Silva of Lynn, Carol Currier of Derry, NH, Mary Louise Beckner of California and the late Rachel O’Leary and Irene Adayno and dear friend of Reita Colard of Pepperell. She is also survived by 17 nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Carroll Funeral Home, (Maplewood Square) Malden. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. www.carrollfh.com

Mary Albano

Of Malden, formerly of Everett

Mary A. Albano of Malden, formerly of Everett, died on February 20.

The daughter of the late Pasquale A. and Maria (Leo) Albano, she was the loving sister of Carmen B. Albano and the late Clare Santora and Joseph Albano, who is survived by his wife, Mabel. She was the beloved aunt of Marie Chiulli, Debra Roda, Clare Flowers, George Santora and Mark Albano and Karen Scoulis.

Her Funeral will be from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett on Thursday, February 23 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony Church, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday only, from 4 to 8 p.m. Complimentary valet parking at Main St. entrance. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Memorial donations may be made to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. roccofuneralhomes.com