Obituaries 06-03-2015

June 4, 2015
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William Daley

Automobile salesman

William J. Daley of Everett entered into rest on May 31 in the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 72 years old.

Born in Medford, Bill lived in Everett for many years and was an automobile salesman by profession.

He was the devoted son of the late Grace (Brennan) and William H. Daley, Jr.; husband of the late Regina (Amaral) Daley; dear and devoted father of Kathleen Parker and her husband, Frank and Kelly Ann Daley; brother of Grace B. Keenan and her husband, John, all of Everett and the late Bruce Daley.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bill’s funeral service in the Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, 302 Elm St., Everett, Friday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in William’s memory to the charity of one’s choice would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements are by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St., (Corner of Main St.) Everett.

Joseph Quinn

Educator and coach

Joseph G. Quinn, educator/coach, of Everett entered into rest on May 26 in the Kindred Hospital in Brighton. He was 80 years old.

Born and raised in Somerville. he was a teacher and coach by profession having taught in Newton Public Schools, MIT, Catholic Memorial and Bentley University. He was also a great hockey coach.

He was the beloved son of the late Helen (Manning) and William Quinn; dear and devoted father of Joseph M. Quinn of Everett and Laura Hall and her husband, Robert of Raytown, MO; brother of James of Wakefield, William of Reading, Robert of Florida and Walter and the late Edith Schrage and Mary Quinn. He is also survived by four loving grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joseph’s memory to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA, 02118 would be sincerely appreciated.

Stella Lafferty

Retired educator

Stella M. (Cucchiara) Lafferty passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on May 27. She was 91 years old.

Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Alessandro and Maria (Pisano) Cucchiara,, Stella grew up in Everett and attended Everett Public Schools. She graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1941, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Salem State University in 1945 and went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Education from Boston University. She dedicated almost 40 years teaching children the fundamentals of reading and literacy. Stella began her career teaching sixth grade at the Centre School in Everett. She worked there for 10 years before traveling overseas to Mannheim, Germany to teach children of the members of the Armed Forces. Upon returning home to Everett, Stella met her beloved husband, Edward J. Lafferty. Before marriage and starting a family, Stella traveled to Japan to broaden her desire to teach children afar.

Upon her return, she and Ed married in 1959 and Stella then taught in Brookline for the next six years. She finished her teaching career in the City of Chelsea, where she and her husband resided. She worked at the Mary C. Burke School and the Shurtleff School over a period of 17 years and retired in 1992.

During her lifetime, Stella enjoyed art, music, gardening, cooking, traveling, reading and most importantly, spending time with her children, grandchildren, cousins, and nieces and nephews. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Church for over 60 years and she was a member of the American Federation of Teachers.

Stella was the devoted mother of Edward A. Lafferty and his wife, Terri of Essex and Cynthia Grace-Ellen (Lafferty) Tymeson and her husband, Walter Brooke of Pennsylvania and Florida; dear sister of Orlando Cucchiara and his wife, Carol of Chelmsford and the late Gaetano “Guy” Cucchiara; sister-in-law of Irene Cucchiara of West Peabody; dear cousin of Rose Taverna of Bourne and is also lovingly survived by five grandchildren, Leah, Ariel, and Matthew Tymeson, Cailey and Paige Lafferty and by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by the Carafa Family Funeral Home, Chelsea. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols St., Chelsea.

Robert Fiorillo, Sr.

Master Carpenter

Robert A. Fiorillo, Sr. of Everett, entered into rest on May 28 in the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 86 years old.

Born in Malden, Bob was a longtime resident of Everett, a highly skilled master carpenter by trade and a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. For many years he owned and operated a carpentry business. His last employment was with the Carpenters’ Union retiring after 15 years of service.

He was the devoted son of the late James O. Fiorillo and Christine (Catalano) Fiorillo; beloved husband of the late Susan R. (Merola); dear and devoted father of James R. Fiorillo of Everett, Stephen M. Fiorillo and his wife, MaryEllen of Webster and Robert A. Fiorillo, Jr. and his wife, Deborah of Middleton; brother of Frances Tomlinson and her husband, Charles of Connecticut and the late Anthony J. Fiorillo, Angela Szachna and Marianna Greenlee; loving grandpa of Kristy Fiorillo, Jennifer Romanelli, Stephen Fiorillo, Jr., Alexa Fiorillo and Mikayla Fiorillo and great-grandpa of Giana and Belicia Fiorillo. He was the dear uncle of Salvatore and Sofia Golisano and many more loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Robert’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett today, Wednesday, June 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. His funeral will be held from the funeral home on Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett at 10 a.m. Entombment, with military honors, will be in the Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, Malden. Contributions in Robert’s memory to the Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial St., Malden, MA 02148, would be sincerely appreciated.

Robert Louis Caprio

Successful Florida restaurant and night club business owner; formerly of Revere

Robert Louis Caprio of Coral Springs, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away suddenly in the Dominican Republic on January 1. He was 55 years old.

Robert was a 1977 graduate of Christopher Columbus High School in Boston. He attended Central Florida College in Orlando and went on to become a successful business owner in the restaurant and night club business. Robert was respected and loved by all his employees as well as by his closet friend and business partner of 15 years, Phil Gori.

Robert is survived by his loving wife, Beth Caprio, son, Tye Ridolfi and daughters, Sinclaire Caprio, Ashley Porcaro and her husband, Steven Porcaro, all of Florida. Robert was the beloved son of Carmen Rauseo Caprio of Juno Beach, FL and the the late Louis W. Caprio, Sr. of Revere. He was the brother of Louis W. Caprio, Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth Caprio of Miami, FL and the late Lucille DiFlumeri of Revere and is also survived by his loving in-laws, Irving and Rose Dorffman of Florida, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members from the Boston, S. Florida and North West areas.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated with family and friends at St. Mary of The Assumption Church in Revere on Saturday, June 6 at 11 a.m. Donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the Franciscan Mission Associates, at 274-280 West Lincoln Ave. PO Box 598, Mount Vernon, NY 10552-1018, c/o Ms. Madeline Bonnici, Exec. Dir.

Jane Casey

Winner of Gold and Bronze Special Olympics Medals

Jane M. Casey of Everett passed away on May 29. She was 47 years old.

Jane was a longtime athlete in the Special Olympics competing in many sports including gymnastics, swimming, and figure skating. She was the first person from Everett to compete in the International Special Olympics in St. Paul, MN in 1991 where she won two gold medals and three bronze for gymnastics.

She was the beloved daughter of Donald J. Casey and the late Lois R. “Snookie” Casey; loving sister of Stephen Casey of Boxford, Sean Casey of Billerica, Loni Gustafson of Methuen, Michael Casey of Melrose, Corinne Casey-Montejo of North Reading, and Brian Casey of Burlington. She is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. In her memory, donations may be made to the Special Olympics Massachusetts, 512 Forest St., Marlborough, MA 01752 or visit specialolympicsma.org. For online guestbook visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

Janet Doyle Arsenault

Community volunteer

Janet Doyle Arsenault, 50. of Ruckersville VA passed away at her residence May 26 after a battle with breast cancer. She was born on January 18, 1965 in Malden to Michael and Pauline Doyle.

Janet loved to volunteer her time in the community with several school systems along with Toylift and the SPCA. While fighting Breast Cancer herself, she was very supportive to others who were in the same battle to make sure they were at ease. She was very dedicated to her family, friends and community and her loving nature will always be remembered.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Mark Arsenault of Ruckersville, VA; her son, Harrison Paul Arsenault of Ruckersville, VA; her sisters, Karen Smigielski and Paula Parsons and by numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by one brother, Michael Doyle.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Janet’s memory to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911 & / or Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation, 500 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911 would be sincerely appreciated