Obituaries 11-13-2013

November 13, 2013
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Assunta ‘Sue’ Parris 

Worked as Housekeeper for Everett Public Schools

Assunta “Sue” (Dioguardi) Parris of Florida, a former longtime resident of Everett, died at her Florida home on November 8. Born in Boston, she was a longtime Everett resident before retiring to Florida. She worked as a housekeeper for the Everett Public Schools and was a US Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. She was the beloved wife of the late Edwin F. Parris; dear and devoted mother of Edwin V. Parris and his wife, Anne Marie of Wakefield, Donald P. Parris of Iowa, Joanne Parris Gregory, Kathleen A. Parris and Richard Cavanaugh of Everett and the late Richard J. Parris; sister of Nicholas Dioguardi and his wife, Marie of E. Boston,Vincent Dioguardi of Boston, Gilda LeBlanc and Anne Kingdom of Florida and the late Robert, Joseph and Alfred Dioguardi and Clementine Shoemaker.; loving grandmother of Rachael and T.D. Haines, James Simpson, Jessica Parris, Cheryl, Daniel and Kevin Parris and great-grandmother of Xavier, Theo and Jasper Haines. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Sue’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett on Saturday, November 16 from 10 a.m. To 12 p.m. with a service to follow. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sue’s memory to the City of Everett Human Resource Dept., C/O Carolyn Lightburn, 90 Chelsea St., Everett, MA 02149, would be sincerely appreciated.

Lawrence Navarro

Retired MBTA Laborer, Of Wilmington

Lawrence J. Navarro, a longtime resident of Wilmington, died on November 9 at Genesis of Wilmington Healthcare. Born in Boston and a retired laborer with the MBTA, he was the beloved husband of Theresa A. (Gaetani) for more than 69 years; dear and devoted father of Joanne T. Fredette of Medford and Lawrence J. Navarro, Jr. of Wilmington; loving brother of Sebastiano and Albert of Georgia. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark street, (Corner of Main Street) Everett, today, Wednesday, November 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. His Funeral will be held from the Funeral Home on Thursday at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Lower Church, 487 Broadway, Everett at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Annunciation Cemetery in Danvers.   Michelle ‘Mimi’ Agresti Of Lynnfield, Formerly of Everett Michelle M. “Mimi” (Woods) Agresti of Lynnfield, formerly of Everett, died on November 7. She was the beloved wife of Carmine D. ; mother of Amanda and Kayla; daughter of Mary Woods and the late Joseph; sister of Paul Woods and Jean Marie “Jamye” MacCann and is also survived by one niece, Kerry and one nephew, Brendan. Funeral arrangements were by The Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Michelle’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 9 Riverside Rd., Weston, Ma. 02493. www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Joseph Cataldo

Decorated World War II Veteran; Recipient of France’s Highest Honor, the Legion d’Honneur

Joseph A. Cataldo, a longtime resident of Chelsea, formerly of Everett, died unexpectedly at the Whidden Memorial Hospital on November 5. He was a retired laborer, a member of Local 22, Laborers’ Union and a proud US Army veteran of World War II. Joseph was the recipient of the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon with Bronze Service Arrowhead. He was also a survivor of the Normandy Invasion on D-Day and was awarded France’s highest decoration, The Legion d’ Honneur. He was born in Boston and was the beloved husband of the late Jennie V. (Carideo); devoted son of the late Emerina (Cataldo) and Enrico Cataldo; dear and devoted father of Ellen M. Cataldo of Chelsea; loving brother of Mary Cataldo of Everett and the late Angelo, Amoreso and Dominic Cataldo and Margaret Avakian. His funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main Street) Everett, today, Wednesday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, at 10 a.m. Interment will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joseph’s memory to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108 would be sincerely appreciated.

Linda Mastrocola

Of Florida, formerly of Everett

Linda Mastrocola of Naples, Florida, formerly of Everett, passed away on October 13. She was 63 years old. Linda graduated from Everett High School and worked as Function Manager for Jean’s Caterers. She followed this by working for 911 in Everett for several years and then moved to Naples, Florida. She was a former employee of Naples Community Hospital and a sales representative for Avon Products. Linda loved being surrounded by family and friends and was an avid Boston sports fan. While she loved her movies, she was passionate about listening and sharing her music with all. Born in Everett on July 20, 1950, she was pre-deceased by her parents, Daniel and Mary and her brother, Richard. She is survived by her sisters, Betty Vecchione, Jeannette and her brothers, Donald and his wife, Norma and Al and his wife, Vicky and by her beloved nieces and nephews. Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett on Saturday, November 23 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the St. Anthony Church, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours will be that Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Complimentary valet parking will be available at the funeral home on Friday evening.www.roccofuneralhomes.com

Michelle ‘Mimi’ Agresti

Of Lynnfield, Formerly of Everett

Michelle M. “Mimi” (Woods) Agresti of Lynnfield, formerly of Everett, died on November 7. She was the beloved wife of Carmine D. ; mother of Amanda and Kayla; daughter of Mary Woods and the late Joseph; sister of Paul Woods and Jean Marie “Jamye” MacCann and is also survived by one niece, Kerry and one nephew, Brendan. Funeral arrangements were by The Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Michelle’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 9 Riverside Rd., Weston, Ma. 02493. www.roccofuneralhomes.com