Obituaries 08-14-2013

August 14, 2013
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Kimberly Renee Johnson

Of Boston

Kimberly Renee Johnson of Boston died on August 8.

The loving mother of Ronty Tinsely and Kemari Johnson, she was the beloved daughter of Angela Johnson and the late John Johnson; loving sister of Noel Johnson and his wife, Lita, John Johnson, Jr. and his wife, Julie, Dale Johnson and his wife, Tracy and Clayton Johnson and his wife, Jacqui. She is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Her Funeral service will be held at the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett today Wednesday, August 14 at 12:30 p.m. A wake service will be held today from 10 to 12:30 p.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Donations in Kimberly’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 9 Riverside Rd., Weston, MA 02493. roccofuneralhomes.com

Richard Fiske

Of New Orleans, formerly of Everett

Richard A. Fiske of New Orleans, formerly of Everett, died on July 26.

Richard was a graduate of UMass Amherst. He worked for the Sheraton Corp., Salem Country Club, Medina of Chicago, Hunter’s Run in Florida, and the Metarie Country Club of New Orleans. He was owner of the Bombay Club in the French Quarter of New Orleans for over 18 years.

The beloved husband of Ethel (Katoulis) Fiske, he was the beloved son of Virginia (Rocco) Fiske of Nahant and the late F. Lew Fiske, Sr.; loving brother of Lew Fiske of Nahant and beloved nephew of Henry J. Rocco, Richard Rocco Sr. and Grace Pedneault, all of Everett.  Richard also leaves behind many loving friends from high school, college, and colleagues in the hospitality business, throughout the country.

A Memorial Mass will be held for Richard on Saturday, August 17 at 12 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, Everett. Donations in his memory may be made to MGH, Attn. Brain Tumor Research, c/o Katherine Liscomb, 165 Cambridge St., Boston, MA 02114. For more information: Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Home 1-877-71ROCCO roccofuneralhomes.com

Richard ‘Mother’ Kennedy

Had Long Career with the Fleet Division of American Airlines

Richard J. “Mother” Kennedy of Malden died on August 6.

A US Coast Guard veteran of World War II, he entered Holy Cross Seminary following his service but chose the secular life before completing his final vows. He had a long satisfying career with American Airlines, the Fleet Service Division.

He was the beloved husband of the late Vera (Ciaburri) Kennedy; loving father of Richard Kennedy and his wife, Lyndasue of Epping, NH, and Laurie Kennedy of Watertown; brother of Margaret Barnett and Helen Banks as well as the late Mary Sousa Rumma and Joanne Levins. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Forestdale Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory may be made to St. Jude Childrens’ Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105. roccofuneralhomes.com