Obituaries 04-03-2013

April 4, 2013
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Charlotte Sheehan Gautreau

Devoted to Family, Cherished her Catholic Faith

Charlotte Sheehan Gautreau, a native of Boston and a resident of Gonzales, Louisiana, passed away on March 28 at Heritage Manor in Baton Rouge after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease. She was 84 years old.

She was born on April 5, 1928 and graduated from Fr. Fitton Catholic High School in East Boston. After moving from Boston to Washington, DC where she was employed by the Bureau of Naval Personnel, she met her husband, Clint, while he was on leave from the US Navy. Charlotte and Clint were married at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Star of the Sea Parish, East Boston on July 27, 1947.

She worked for the federal and state governments and raised her children in both Boston and Gonzales, Louisiana. Charlotte cherished her Catholic faith and spent her life devoted to her family. She insured her children were taught life lessons at every opportunity. She maintained her Boston Irish pride and her Boston accent until she left this world. She enjoyed a good card game, especially canasta.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Clinton Gautreau; four sons, Douglas Gautreau, Nathan Gautreau and his wife, Linda, Joseph Gautreau and his wife, Lori and Paul Gautreau; two daughters, Nancy Gautreau and Mary Jane Gautreau Karabin and her husband, Drew of Bethelehem, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Derek Gautreau and his wife, Tammy, Nathan Gautreau, Nicholas Karabin, Peyton Gautreau, Zachary Gautreau, five great grandchildren, Morgan Gautreau, Myles Gautreau, Madeline Gautreau, Faith Gautreau and Emma Gautreau; three step grandchildren, Shannon Sing and wife, Jennifer, Amy Lejeune and her husband, Larry and Casey Sing and his wife, Paula, along with eight stepgrandchildren; five siblings, Mary Theresa Granara of Chelsea,  Helen Lepage of Winthrop, Eileen and Joe Coppola of Visalia, California, Joan Constantino of Chelsea and John Leo Sheehan, Jr. of Saugus as well as numerous nieces, nephews and a host of relatives. She was preceded in death by her beloved son, David Charles Gautreau, her father, John Leo Sheehan, Sr. and her mother, Mary Whalen Sheehan of Everett.

Visitation will be at St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church in Gonzales, Louisiana today, Wednesday, April 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow celebrated by Father Alec Sheldon. Interment will be at Hope Haven Cemetery in Praireville. Pallbearers will be Nathan Paul Gautreau, Joe Gautreau, Paul Gautreau, Derek Gautreau, Nathan David Gautreau and Peyton Gautreau. Honorary pallbearers will be Douglas Gautreau, Nicholas Karabin, Zachary Gautreau and Myles Gautreau.

The family expresses tremendous gratitude to the staff at Heritage Manor Baton Rouge Nursing Home for the exceptional care and concern given to Charlotte. The family also deeply appreciates the wonderful staff at Life Source Hospice who cared for Charlotte. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee. Please visit www.oursofh.com to sign the on line guestbook. Arrangements are by Curso Funeral Home of Gonzales, Louisiana.

Geraldine Michelutti

Retired Seamstress

Geraldine (Lepore) Michelutti of Everett died on April 1 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. She was 90 years old.

Born in Boston, she was a late member of the ACWUA and a retired seamstress in the clothing industry. Mrs. Michelutti  lived in Everett for most of her life.

She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred V. Michelutti; dear and devoted sister of  Eleanor G. Trahan and her late husband, John A., Jr. of Saugus, Theresa Lepore of Sturbridge, Linda E. Queripel and her husband, Sydney of Quincy and the late Mary Thornton; loving aunt of John A. Trahan, Paul A. Trahan, Stephanie L. Monahan, Stacey L. Queripel, Maria Castiello, Ronald Pagliarullo, Linda Giardina, Paul Pagliarullo, the late Michelle Thornton and she also leaves several loving grandnieces and grandnephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett today, Wednesday, April 3 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Her funeral will be from the funeral home on Thursday morning at 9 to be followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church,  487 Broadway, Everett,  at 10 a.m.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial contributions to the Epilepsy Foundation of MA & RI,  540 Gallivan Blvd, Boston, MA 02124 would be sincerely appreciated.

Antonetta ‘Nana’ Dello Russo

Of Everett

Antonetta “Nana” Dello Russo of Everett, formerly of Boston, died on March 24.

She was the cherished daughter of the late Harry and Catherine (Catanzaro) Dello Russo; dear sister of Josephine Simons of Florida, Angelina Dello Russo of Revere, Catherine Festa of Everett, Anthony “Midge” Dello Russo of Malden and his wife, Marle and the late Henry Dello Russo, Joseph “Red” Dello Russo and his wife, Yvonne Dello Russo of Revere. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Remembrances may be made in Antonetta’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Swatertown, MA 02472 or Annemark Nursing Home, 133 Salem St., Revere 02151. For guestbook: www.vazzafunerals.com

Robert ‘Bob’ Walker

Of Chelsea

Robert P. “Bob” Walker of Chelsea died on March 29. He was 52 years old.

He was the father of Candise Walker; companion of Janice Weinstein of Chelsea; former husband of Phyllis Toce; son of the late James A. Walker and Carol Talbot; brother of Craig and his wife, Brenda of Saugus, Leslie Stewart and her husband, James of Sandown, NH, Toni Talbot of Providence RI, Bryan Walker of Wakefield and the late Doyle Walker and is also survived by three grandchildren: Nia Walker, Jayden Betts and Malin Betts.

Private funeral services were entrusted to Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service 1-877-71-ROCCO www.roccofuneralhomes.com