Obituaries 08-29-2012

August 29, 2012
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Carmine D’Andrea

Retired Flooring Contractor

Carmine J. D’Andrea, a long time resident of Everett, died unexpectedly on August 26 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 80 years old.

A retired flooring contractor, he was born in Boston, the beloved son of Louise (Cowels) and the late Jerome D’Andrea; dear and devoted father of Valarie E. McCabe and her husband, Jeffrey of Chester, NH and Carmine J. D’Andrea, Jr. of Everett; brother of Christine Gentile of Revere, Deborah D’Andrea of Cape Cod, Steven D’Andrea of Marshfield, Michael D’Andrea of Kingston and Robert D’Andrea of Medford and loving grandfather of Abigal, Olivia and Connor McCabe.

His Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett on  Thursday morning at 10. Followed by a  Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church,  487 Broadway, Everett at 11 a.m.  Burial will be private

Claire LaPointe

Of Lawrence, formerly of Charlestown

Claire L. (James) LaPointe of Lawrence, formerly of Charlestown, died on August 24. She was 83 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Guy J. LaPointe and Clarence P. Rand; devoted mother of Philip and Jane Rand of Plymouth, Irene Curtin of Lawrence, Guy and Deborah LaPointe of Andover, Thomas and Cynthia of Everett, Kevin and Catherine of Lawrence, William of Everett, Warren and Annette of Malden, Donald of Stoughton, Paul of Lawrence, David and Leah of Andover, Alice Sewell of Hamilton and the late Robert LaPointe. She also leaves her special friend and adoptive daughter, Marlene Pelky. She was the loving grandmother of 21 and great grandmother of 15; beloved sister of Mary Walsh of Charlestown, Olive Connolly of Florida, Eileen Kessler of Michigan and the late Stella Sawicki, Warren, Roy and Robert James.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral today, Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, 220 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown followed by her Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Charlestown, at 10 a.m. Burial will be at the V.A. National Cemetery, Bourne, at 12:45 pm

Funeral arrangements are by the Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was at V.A. National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in her name to: The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, 15 Green St. Charlestown MA 02129. For obituary and online condolences, please visit: www.carrfuneral.com

Joseph Apachietti

Professor at Tufts University and School of the Museum of Fine Arts

Joseph Apachietti of Everett died on August 21.

For nearly 40 years, “Joe” served as a professor of Figure and Anatomical Drawing at both the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University. During his lifetime, he was widely acknowledged to be a master figure draftsman and artist by his peers, by those who have collected his art, and by his former students.

In addition to his professorial work at Tufts and the Museum School, he taught drawing for the Saturday Classes at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts from 1948 until 1968.

While teaching at the Museum, he drew the illustrations for an MFA booklet “American Marine Paintings” and also served as the Director of the Children’s Art Program at the Fitchburg Museum for many years.

Among his many artistic accomplishments, while serving in the US Marine Corps in the 1950s, his design for the new Marine Corps ring (the Iwo Jima monument relief image) was ultimately selected from a pool of several hundred applicants and commissioned by the USMC. Many of his drawings and paintings now exist as parts of several renowned private and public collections, including the former director of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Perry Rathbone, Mrs. E. Ross Anderson of Analex Corp., Mr. and Mrs. William Osgood, a former Trustee of the MFA, the Fitchburg Art Museum collection, Hilles Library at Radcliffe College, and the Museum School Gallery. ‘Joe’ received many awards including a Ford Foundation Grant, and a Mellon Grant to mention a few. He is survived by his sisters, Dora Tenerillo of Everett, and Phyllis Cordina of Charleston, South Carolina as well as by many beloved nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett on Thursday, August 30 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Jacqueline Raduazzo

Everett Resident

Jacqueline A. (Biron) Raduazzo of Everett, formerly of Nashua, NH, died unexpectedly on August 20.

She was the beloved wife of Frank G. “Sonny” Raduazzo; devoted mother of Frank R. Raduazzo and his wife, Maryellen of Malden, Judy Raduazzo of Woburn, Missy Raduazzo and Gerard Raduazzo, both of Everett; loving grandmother of Andre, Joanna and Giovanni Raduazzo; loving great grandmother of Kevin Teal and Braedon Raduazzo; sister of George Biron of Ohio, Kathleen Carrol and Mary Lavallee, both of Nashua, NH, Janie Shank of Hudson, NH, David Biron of Sutton, NH and the late Robert Biron.

In keeping with her wishes, funeral services will be private with arrangements by the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Funeral Service of Woburn.

Robert ‘Bobby’ Romeo

Of Billerica, formerly of Everett

Robert P. “Bobby” Romeo of Billerica, formerly of Everett, died on August 25.

He was the beloved husband of Maureen (Sullivan); father of Jennifer (Romeo) LeClair; son of the late Pat and Gloria; stepson of Ida and brother of Ed. He was the proud “Papa” of four grandchildren: Ryan, Kyle, Ava and Brayden.

His funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett today, Wednesday, August 29 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church,  Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Romeo’s memory may be made to: The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, New England Chapter Bay State, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481. www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Concetta ‘Connie’ Pagano

Longtime Member Everett’s Shute Library

Concetta C. “Connie” Pagano, a lifelong Everett resident, died peacefully in her home after a brief illness on August 23. She was 98 years old.

A former bookkeeper for City Coal Co. and a salesperson for Filenes, she was an avid reader and longtime member of the Shute Library in Everett.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Antonio and Catherine Pagano; loving sister of Joseph Pagano of Everett and the late Frank and Anthony Pagano; cherished aunt of Janice Pagano of Danvers, Frank Pagano of Santa Fe, NM, and Arthur Pagano of Georgia. She is also survived by many grandnieces and grandnephews. Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. Donations in her name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472.

Frank Imbornone

Worked for Boston Naval Shipyard

Frank J. Imbornone died in Tamarac, Florida on August 20. He was 90 years old.

Born on January 10, 1922 in Boston’s North End, one of eight children of the late Accursio and Filomenia Imbornone, his parents moved to Everett in 1930. He attended Everett Schools, graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1940 and from Northeastern University. He worked for the Boston Naval Shipyard for about 38 years and served his country in both World War II in the US Army and in the Massachusetts National Guard. Ballroom dancing, bridge, computer courses, and making friends were Frank’s passions.

He was the beloved husband of Frances Weisman (Burke) and the late Rosella (Collucci) who died in 1995. He was the brother of Angelo of Georgetown, Josephine of Everett and the late Catherine Mignet, Theresa Sirigano, Anna Bouvier and  Dominic and Salvatore Imbornone and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were held from the Murphy O’Hara Funeral Home  with Reverend David Meskill officiating.  Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Gary Michael Lee

Died by Accident

Gary Michael Lee of Lynn, formerly of Malden and Everett, died by accident on August 20. He was 54 years old.

One of seven children, he graduated from Malden High School, Class of 1976 where he played on the basketball team. He was an alumni of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Gary worked at Suffolk University in Boston for many years. He had a passion for music, especially jazz and blues and was an avid chef, sports enthusiast and had a deep love and respect for the ocean.

He is survived by his long-time partner Joy Joliffe; his parents Elisabeth Owens and Carl and Elizabeth Freeman. He was the brother of Paul Lee and his wife, Margaret, Rosalind, and Michelle Lee, Dorian Howard, Cheryl Logan and her husband, Russell, and Martha Owens; the uncle of Margaret, Regina, and Francis Lee, Kendall and Cameron Logan and Tyrell Owen. He is also survived by many friends and family members.

A Memorial Service was held in the Murphy O’Hara Funeral Home, Everett with Reverend Thomas Coots officiating. Those who wish to honor him may donate to The Greater Boston Food Bank, http://gbfb.org/ or send checks to Elizabeth Freeman at 127 Sammett Street Malden, MA 02148.

Mary Correnti

Of Andover, formerly of Everett

Mary A. (LaGrassa) Correnti of Andover, formerly of Everett, died on August 16.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph H. Correnti; loving mother of Marianne Vetrano and her husband, Michael of Andover. She also is survived by her two loving grandchildren, Michelle Antuna and her husband, Jeff and Nicole Lesofsky and her husband, Michael as well as four loving great grandchildren, Michael Jay, Andrew, Matthew and Jake; her loving sister-in-law Joanna Correnti and many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to Beacon Hospice, 13 Branch St., Methuen, MA 01844. roccofuneralhomes.com

Laura Lee Crocker

Of Brockton, formerly of Everett

Laura Lee Crocker of Brockton, formerly of Everett, died peacefully on August 22 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton.  She was 61 years old.

Born in Everett on December 19, 1950, she was the beloved daughter of Robert and the late Claire Crocker; loving mother of Jeremy Crocker; sister of Emily Crocker and her family, Martin, Goddaughter Genevieve, Laura, Kathleen and Mary McDonough; Joseph Crocker and his wife, Deborah Memmolo and  Leon Crocker and his wife, Brenda and sons, Tyler and Derek and the dear friend of the Julio Family, Debra, Rilma and the late Joe.

Services were private.  Contributions in her memory  to the MSPCA, 350 S. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130  would be sincerely appreciated.  Arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.

Joseph Penta

Everett Police Department Retiree, Medal of Valor Recipient, Founded Dairy Maid Inc. of Everett

Joseph Penta of Everett died on August 22.

A US Air Force veteran of World War II, he was a retired Lieutenant on the Everett Police Dept. who received the Medal of Valor alongside his partner Eddie Guarino. He also founded Dairy Maid, Inc., of Everett.

He was the beloved husband of Betty J. (Adams), father of Robert of Saugus, James of Everett and Deborah Petrone and Patricia, both of Saugus; brother of Robert of Everett, Dorothy Burke of Littleton, Richard of Salem, NH, the late Evelyn Parcellin, Lillian Galasso and Helen D’Alelio. He is also survived by three grandsons, J.R., Chris and Nicholas Petrone and many cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and family.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Penta’s memory may be made to the Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Assoc. & Hospice, 178 Savin St., Suite 300, Malden, MA 02148. www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Margaret White

Medford Resident

Margaret E. (Jones) White of Medford died on August 19. She was 82 years old.

She was the beloved wife of George D. White, Jr.; loving mother of Sheila L. White-Jackson of Dallas, TX, Gregory S. and his wife, Rose White of Beaumont, CA, George D, III and his wife, Dorothea White of Medford, James R. and his wife, Diann White of Melrose, Deborah V. and her husband, Curtis V. Caldwell of Billerica, Denise J. and her husband, Eddie L. Bynum of Peabody, Joseph C. and his wife, Elaine White of Everett and Gerald P. White of Medford. She is also survived by 31 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Lung Association. 460 Totten Pond Road, Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451. For additional information, please visit, www.magliozzifuneralhome.com

Julio Olivier

Retired Welder

Julio R. Olivier of Malden died on August 17. He was 85 years old.

A US Army veteran of World War II and a retired welder, he was the beloved husband of 59 years of Elizabeth (Curley) Olivier; loving father of Deborah Tortorici and her husband, Michael, Elizabeth Ribble and her husband, Lou, Julie Roach, and Lawrence Olivier; cherished grandfather of Caren and Michael Tortorici, Gunnar and Cameron Ribble, Kayla and Stephen Roach, Julianna, Parker, and Brendan Olivier.

Funeral arrangements were by the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Private burial was at the VA National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Dana Farber Center for Cutaneous Oncology, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215.

Lois Legrow

Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett

Lois S. (Cempe) Legrow of Concord, NH, formerly of Everett, died at home surrounded by her family on August 20. She was 80 years old.

She was the loving mother of Michele Noe and her husband, Richard of Concord, NH, Janice Cambria and her husband, Joseph of Everett and Edward and his wife, Ruth of Newton, NH; sister of Audrey Vaters and the late Carl Cempe and is also survived by four grandchildren, Nicolette Noe, Gina Cambria and her fiancé, Matt Black and Nichole Cambria.

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

Michael Martino

Everett Little League and Farm Team Baseball Manager

Michael A. Martino of Everett died on August 20. He was 49 years old.

He served in the US Army, was employed at Specialty Foods of Boston and was a baseball manager for the Everett Little League and Farm Team.

He was the beloved husband of Samantha Bradbury; loving father of Anna and Anthony Martino of Everett; loving son of Ann (Sullivan) Martino of Cambridge and the late Michael A. Martino, Sr.; loving brother of Marc Martino and his wife, Dana of Methuen and Patricia Davis and her husband, John of North Reading; cherished uncle of Cameron and Emily Davis, and Matthew Martino. He is also survived by many dear aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the “Martino Educational Fund” on behalf of his children Anna and Anthony, c/o John Davis-Trustee, Davis & Davis, P.C., 350 Park St., Suite 201, North Reading, MA 01864.

Bonnie ‘Stoney Burke’ Spaulding

Everett Resident

Bonnie R. “Stoney Burke” Spaulding of Everett died on August 19.

She was the loving daughter of the late William A. and Ruth (Oberlander) Maggs; beloved wife of Richard Spaulding of Everett; devoted mother of Alesha K Davie and her husband, James of Maine, Renée M. Spaulding of Everett and Jacob R. Spaulding and his fiancé, Stacey Barbaro of Everett; dear sister of Richard Maggs of New Hampshire, Laurie Ritson of Saugus and the late William “Billy” Maggs and his surviving wife, Ellen of Andover; cherished grandmother of Jessy, Ashley, Kayla, Sara, James, Logan and Taydem; great-grandmother of Adriana “Nikki” and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. For guestbook please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com

Maria Nardella

Of Medford, Formerly of Everett

Maria R. (Liguori) Nardella of Medford, formerly of Everett, died on August 24.

She was the wife of the late Antonio; mother of Shirley Ferrelli and her husband, John of Saugus, Geraldine Crisafulli and her late husband, Charlie of New York, Amato of New York, Annmarie Maxey of Everett, and the late Carol Ann. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren. She was the sister of seven late siblings.

Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, Friday, August 31 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Church, Saugus, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. www.roccofuneralhomes.com