Obituaries 05-01-2013

May 1, 2013
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Rose Radosta

Homemaker

Rose (Mancuso) Radosta died at her Everett home on April 28.  She was 85 years old.

A homemaker, born in Boston and a longtime Evertt resident, she was the beloved wife of Charles Radosta; the dear and devoted mother of Maria Bussell and her husband, Steven of Everett and Mark C. Radosta and family of Burlington; loving grandmother of Michael, Steven, Sarah and Nicole Bussell and great-grandmother of Kylie, Gabriella and Michael Bussell, Melanie and Aubrey Bravo; sister of Charles Mancuso of Millbury and the late Bella, Phyllis and Salvatore Mancuso and Anne Simonelli; sister-in-law of Theresa Mancuso of Wesborough and Anna Radosta and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Rose’s visiting hours in the  Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett, Thursday, May 2 from 4 to 8 p.m.  Her funeral will be from the funeral home Friday morning at 9 to be followed by a funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett at 10 a.m.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Contributions in Rose’s  memory to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701, would be sincerely appreciated.  Parking with attendants on duty.

Elio DiBiase

Of Florida, formerly of Everett

Elio DiBiase of Hollywood, Florida, formerly of Lynnfield and Everett, died on April 23.

Born in Chieti Abruzzi, Italy, he was the former husband of Michelina (Bertone) of Lynnfield; father of Maria of Danvers, Domenic of Lynnfield, Ralph of Florida, Gioconda of Beverly and Elio of Danvers; son of the late Vincenzo and Gioconda (Iervese) of Italy; brother of Domenic of Everett, the late Ugo, Raphael and Giulia and is also survived by six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett today, Wednesday, May 1 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass St. Anthony Church, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Mausoleum, Everett. www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Daniel Doherty

Devoted 44 Years of Service to Pope John High School and Bingo

Daniel J. Doherty of Everett dued on April 25. The beloved husband of Anna M. (Smith), he was the loving father of Daniel Doherty Jr. and his wife, Mary of Stoneham, Stephen N. Doherty and his wife, Theresa of Saugus and Patricia A. Collins and her husband, Stephen of Somerville; brother of Nancy Ciulla and the late Francis and John Doherty and Mary Fahey. He is also survived by his four loving grandchildren: Danny, Brian, Cathy and Patrick and by several loving nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

He will be fondly remembered for 44 dedicated years of service to Pope John High School, 888 Broadway, Everett 02149 and Pope John Bingo. Donations in Daniel’s memory may be made to Pope John High School. roccofuneralhomes.com

Linda Forrestall

Of Everett

Linda J. (Najarian) Forrestall of Everett completed her journey on earth, after a brief battle with cancer on April 27.

The loving wife of Dennis J., she leaves behind her twin sister Carol Sullivan of Arizona and remaining siblings Susan Ray and her husband, George of Arizona, Helen Levine of Malden, Donna Reiss of Tewksbury, Paul Najarian and his wife, Lucille of New Hampshire, George Najarian of Woburn, Nancy Valeri and the late Jackie and Cynthia; her brother-in-law Jim Forrestall of Everett and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Her Funeral will be from the Salvatore, Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett on Thursday, May 2 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday. from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Linda’s memory of her love for all children may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Complimentary valet parking will be available at funeral home tonight. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service 1-877-71-ROCCO www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Paul Keeley

Metal Company Manager

Paul W. Keeley of Everett, formerly of Malden, died on April 22.

A US Army veteran and a manager for a metal company, he was the cherished son of the late William V. and Florence M. (Currie) Keeley; loving brother of Florence Demetrio and her husband, Salvatore of Chelsea and the late Leo A. Campbell and his wife, Florence of Florida; dear uncle of six nieces and nephews and 12 great nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was at Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. For guest book: www.vaafunerals.com

Salvatore DiFilippo

Bank of America Retiree

Salvatore J. DiFilippo, a longtime resident of Everett, died on April 25 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington. He was 75 years old.

A retired Bank Processor for Bank of America and a US Navy veteran, he was born in Burlington and was the beloved husband of the late Joanne H. (Castagno); dear and devoted father of Salvatore J. DiFilippo,  Jr. of Saugus and Mario DiFilippo of Everett and the loving brother of William Hagan of Bethesda, MD.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  In lieu of flowers,  contributions in Sal’s  memory to the Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, would be sincerely appreciated

Frank ‘Tootsie’ Burton

Retired Medford Firefighter

Frank “Tootsie” Burton of Revere, a former longtime resident of Everett, died on April 27 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose.  He was 79 years old.

A U.S. Air Force veteran and a retired firefighter for the City of Medford with 28 years of service, he was born in Everett and was a longtime Everett resident before settling in Revere.

He was the beloved husband of Mary P. (Doyle) for over 59 years; dear and devoted father of Kenneth J. Burton and his late wife, Kathleen of Saugus, Susan Lilley and her husband, Mark of Woburn and Barbara Aucello and her late husband, John of Saugus; loving grandfather of Joseph and Sarah Lilley and Samantha and Stephanie Aucello; dear nephew of Mary Nadolny of Everett and Rita Porcaro of Medford.

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, May 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. His funeral service will held be in the funeral home Thursday morning at 11 o’clock. Contributions in Tootsie’s  memory to the onefundboston.org would be sincerely appreciated.

Donald ‘Ducky’ Sullivan

Retired Assembler for Keene Lighting in Wilmington, also worked at Rockingham Park Race Track

Donald F. “Ducky” Sullivan of Salem, NH, formerly of Chelsea and Everett, died Friday at the Lahey Clinic, Burlington. He was 86 years old.

Born in Wilmington, he grew up and was educated in Chelsea, formerly lived in Everett and was a resident of Salem, NH for the past 28 years. Ducky was an assembler for Keene Lighting in Wilmington and also worked part time at Rockingham Park Race Track in Salem. A US Army veteran of World War II,  Ducky loved horse racing at Rockingham Park and enjoyed hanging out at Dunkin Donuts with his friends.

He is survived by his wife, Concetta “Tina” (Sorrentino) Sullivan of Salem, NH; his daughter, Patty and her husband, Lou Lombard of Methuen; brothers, Owen and his wife, Mary Sullivan of Hampstead, NH and Richard Sullivan of Peabody; sister, Geraldine Familetti of Wilmington; grandchildren, Chris and Jon Lombard; great grandchildren, Ayden and Abby and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated at Mary Queen of Peace Church, Salem, NH. Cremation followed. Arrangements were entrusted to the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, Salem, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VA Hospital, 718 Smyth Road, Manchester, NH 03104. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com

Samuel Hagopian

US Air Force veteran

Samuel “Sam” Hagopian of Revere died on April 25.

He was 80 years old.

A US Airforce veteran of the Vietnam and Korean Conflicts with 40 years of service, he was born in Chelsea and was the beloved husband of the late Placidia (Rivero-Ruiz) Hagopian, he was the devoted father of Victoria Rose of Revere and Samuel Hagopian and his wife, Maryann of Everett; brother of the late Rose Menasian and John Hagopian; cherished grandfather of Jenna DeRose and great-grandfather of Sarah and Joseph Baker.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, Revere Donations in Sam’s name may be made to:  Disabled American Veterans, PO box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For online guestbook and memorial, please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com

Pearl Rosenberg

Gifted Concert Pianist

Pearl Rosenberg, a lifelong resident of Everett, died suddenly on March 21 just shy of her 87th birthday. Preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Rosenberg, until the end, Mrs. Rosenberg lived independently and proudly in her 113 year old home where she passed away.

She received her Bachelors degree in Fine Arts from Boston University and was a gifted concert pianist.  She also gained great pleasure from gardening.

Mrs. Rosenberg is survived by her son, Lloyd Rosenberg; daughter, Sandy Rosenberg and five grandchildren, David, Michael and Rachael Rosenberg and Natalie and Hannah Pransky.

Her funeral was held on March 23 with arrangements by the Goldman-Fisher Funeral home.

Theresa Kennedy

Revere Homemaker

Theresa L. (Tarallo) Kennedy of Revere died on April 26. She was 61 years old.

Born in Chicago, she was the loving mother of Lisa A. Kennedy of Revere and Brigit M. Kennedy of Chelsea, the dear sister of Margaret Y. Parr of Beverly and the late Thomas and Timothy Tarallo, sister-in-law of Ernest Sacco, cherished grandmother of Santi K. Rigano, Shay and Piper McDonald and aunt of Joseph Tarallo.

Her  Funeral Service will be held in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting Hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations in Theresa’s name may be made to: Revere League for Special Needs 200 Winthrop Ave, Revere, MA 02151. For online guestbook and memorial please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com

Daniel Joseph Doherty

July 11,1931 – April 25, 2013

Dan was proud of the fact that he was a lifelong resident of Everett, born and raised on Myrtle Street. A 1949 graduate of Everett High School, Dan went to work at Haley Kates in Everett where he met his wife of 60 years Anna.

Dan and Ann had three children, who all attended Immaculate Conception School in Everett and went on to Pope John High School. In 1969, Dan got involved in the Fathers Club at Pope John. But unlike most parents, when his kids graduated and moved on to college Dan continued working at Pope John on the schooladvisory board, in the finance office and running the twice weekly Bingo games. His 44 year association with Pope John High School was a source of pride for Dan who built many lasting friendships during his tenure there.

In 1999 Dan was honored by the school with the St. Joseph Award and in 2012 as a recipient of the Schools Pinnacle Award. Dan was also the first non-alumni inducted into the Pope John Sports Hall of Fame for his years of dedication and fundraising for the athletic programs at the school.

A retired letter carrier from the Somerville Post Office, Dan leaves behind his loving wife Anna (Smith), his sister, Nancy Ciulla; his children, Dan Jr. and his wife, Mary (Guanci), Steve and his wife, Theresa (Starble) and Patricia Collins and her husband, Steve. He also leaves four adoring grandchildren, Danny, Brian, Cathy and Patrick. He was the brother of the late Mary Fahey, Francis (Red) and John.

His funeral was held from the Rocco & Sons Funeral Home followed by a Funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Everett. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations in Dan’s memory can be made to Pope John XXIII High School, 888 Broadway, Everett MA