Of Stoneham, formerly of Revere
Lorraine M. (Fallon) Bowman of Stoneham, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died on May 23, following a long illness. She was 84 years old.
A longtime member and devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community of Revere and a past president of the Immaculata Guild, she was the beloved wife of 61 years to Retired Revere Fire Captain Joseph J. Bowman Sr.; devoted mother of Joraine M. Spelman and her husband, Philip of Stoneham, Joseph J. Bowman Jr. and his wife, Karen of Brecksville, OH, Lisa M. Carlson and her husband, James of Saugus, Christine B. Emond and her husband, Douglas of Marblehead; dear sister of Patricia Colburne of Wakefield and the late Marcella Edgett, Ernestine Page and Chelsea Patrolman Joseph E. Fallon. She is also lovingly survived by nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two sisters in law, Dorothy Bowman of Melrose and Concetta “Connie” Fallon of Everett and by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For more information visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com
Co-Established Guard Alarm of Everett
Dorothy H. (Kelley) Cavignano, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on May 19.
A graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1949, while still in high school, ‘Dottie’ worked at the Whidden Memorial Hospital helping to serve patients their meals. Upon graduation, she worked in the office at Kyanize Paint Company and then went on to help establish Guard Alarm with her husband, a security fire alarm company in Everett
The beloved companion of the late Earl Fuller and the late Frank Cavignano, she was the loving mother of Frank Cavignano, Jr. of New Hampshhire, Susan Copson of Melrose, Michael Cavignano of Connecticut and Patricia Cavignano of Everett; loving sister of Catherine Meehan and the late Jack Kelley and is also survived by five loving grandchildren, Ashley, Samantha, Lauren, Matthew and Christopher.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore, Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Everett. roccofuneralhomes.com
Concettina J. (DeNisco) LaPaugh, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on May 26 at the Everett Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 90 years old.
Born in Medford, she was the beloved wife of the late Jack F. LaPaugh; dear and devoted mother of Emmalea L. Herra and her husband, Harry F. of North Reading; loving sister of William DeNisco of Chelsea, Peter DeNisco of Lynnfield, Laura White of Everett and the late Mary D’Orlando, Josephine Palmieri, Dorothy D’Amico, Theresa Elios and Virginia Cataldo. She is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews.
Her Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett Thursday morning at 9 followed by her Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, Everett, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in her memory to the Community Family of Everett, 106 Wyllis Ave., Everett, MA 02149 and/or to the Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial St., Ste 19, Malden, MA 02148 would be sincerely appreciated.
Of Everett, formerly of East Boston
Ida R. (Nardi) Rizzo of Everett, formerly of East Boston, died on May 24. She was in her 96th year.
She was the beloved wife of the late Charles Rizzo; devoted mother of Alfred Cataldo and his wife, Joann of Stoneham; dear sister of the late Virginia Romano and Victor Nardi; cherished grandmother of Joanna Cataldo-Walsh and Michelle Cataldo-Favaloro, both of Winthrop, Frederick Cataldo of West Roxbury, Joseph Fagone of Lowell, Kara Cataldo of Charlestown and Lesley McDermottroe and she is also survived by many adored great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Her Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Wednesday, May 30 at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Mrs. Rizzo’s life at Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Mission Church) 1545 Tremont St., Boston at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Services will conclude in the Chapel of St. Michael’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Mrs. Rizzo may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School, 94 St. Alphonsus St., Roxbury, 02120. For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com
Lee Ann McWhinnie
Lee Ann McWhinnie of Everett died on May 27.
She was the beloved daughter of Rita (Turner) and Henry Wright; devoted mother of Joseph Conley; loving grandmother of Joseph and Hallie Conley and granddaughter of the late Eleanor Turner.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit today, Wednesday, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Donovan-Aufiero Funeral Home, 140 Otis Street (at 6th St), East Cambridge followed by a Rite of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church, 49 Sixth Street, Cambridge at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. donovanaufierofuneralhome.com
Clara M. (Romani) Jagiello of Everettt died on May 27. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward V.; loving mother of Mark and his wife, Deborah, James M. and his wife, Jane, all of Everett and Lynne Glynn and her husband, Thomas of Peabody; beloved sister of Esther Martelli and many late siblings. She is also survived by six loving grandchildren: Marc, Jeffrey, Michael, Kristi, Jenna and Nicole and many loving nieces and nephews. Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett on Thursday, May 31 beginning 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 Street entrance. Burial will be at Beverly Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. roccofuneralhomes.com
Robert A. Bickford of Everett died unexpectedly on May 22.
He was the dear and devoted son of the late Phyllis (Ragucci) Bickford Sico and Winston Bickford; father of Roberta Biscan of Wilmington, Shawna Bickford of Everett and Danielle Quinn of Wilmington; brother of the late Carol Dapolito, Arnold and David Bickford; dear and devoted nephew of Ida Natale and Gloria Ragucci of Everett, Mary Masella of Florida, Annette Patten of Everett, Carmella Natale of Dracut and the late Eleanor Ragucci; dear friend of Rose Bellandi of Wakefield, Vic and Bob. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to any veterans organizations would be sincerely appreciated.
Former Longtime employee of Mike’s Donuts
Marie C. (Pesce) Stewart of Everett died on May 23.
A former longtime employee of Mike’s Donuts, she was the beloved wife of Neil N.; mother of James and his wife, Leslie of New Hampshire, David and his wife, Roberta of Revere, Michael and Allison, both of Everett; sister of Marguerite Timledge of New Hampshire and James Pesce of New Jersey. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 9 Riverside Rd., Weston, MA 02493. www.roccofuneralhomes.com