Obituaries 11-29-2017

December 1, 2017
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Milton Glazer

Retired Everett letter carrier

Milton Glazer passed away peacefully on Nov. 24 at the age of 89.

Born in New York on Feb. 5,1928, Milton was the son of Myer and Tillie (Mitnick) Glazer. He resided in Malden with his beloved wife, Lila Glazer (Kaplan) for the past 48 years and, most recently, was a resident at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home.

Milton served with the United States Navy during World War II as a corpsman, providing medical treatment to sailors. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Milton began working for the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier, proudly serving the Everett community.

Milton was an avid reader and enjoyed art and painting. He was also a sports fan and enjoyed watching sports.  He was a kindhearted, loving, generous husband, father, grandfather, and will be missed greatly.

He was the loving father of Robert of Washington, Stephen and his wife, Linda of Saugus, Michael of Malden and Richard and his wife, Cibele of Pennsylvania; the cherished grandfather of Kara, Stephanie, Jarred, Jennifer, Samantha and Lisa, and is also survived by his brother, Arthur and his wife, Leona and nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by Torf Funeral Chapel, Chelsea. Interment was in Sudlikov Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in his memory may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association https://www.apdaparkinson.org/1700d2l). For guest book www.torffuneralservice.com.

John Vaccaro, Sr.

Retiree of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School

John F. Vaccaro, Sr., father of five of Malden, formerly of Everett, died on Nov. 19.

John was a retired, long-time worker for the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston.

He was the beloved husband of Carol; father of Stephen of Everett, Michael of Pembroke, Dianne of Malden, Christine of Everett and the late John “Jack” Jr.; brother of the late Joseph and is also survived by three grandchildren, Christopher, Ashley and Kaylee.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For more information, please call 1-877-71-Rocco or visit: www.roccofuneralhomes.com.

Silvio Ricci

Retired Everett Fire Captain

Silvio P. Ricci of Everett died on Nov. 19.

Silvio was a U.S. Army World War II veteran who served in the Amphibious Tractor Battalion and a 34-year member of the Everett Fire Department retiring as a captain.

The beloved husband for 66 years to Florence (Pignotti), he was the loving father of Lidia Rocco and her husband, Stephen of Saugus and John Ricci and his wife, Diane of Wakefield; loving brother of Lidia Manzi and the late Angelo Ricci. He is also survived by six beloved grandchildren, two loving great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in Silvio’s memory may be made to operationsmile.org. For more information, please call 1-877-71-Rocco or visit: www.roccofuneralhomes.com.

Richard Alfred Caprio

Of Everett, formerly of East Boston

Richard Alfred Caprio of Everett, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 22. He was 91 years old.

Richard was a World War II veteran and a longtime Naval Reservist who worked in the Charlestown Navy Yard.

He was the cherished son of the late John A. and Adeline (Grasso) Caprio; loving brother of Marie Sicuso and her late husband, Joseph, Fr. Robert J. Caprio, OFM and the late John A. Caprio Jr. and his wife, Frances, Lucy Caprio, Louis W. Caprio and his wife, Carmella and Antonetta Altieri.  He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere.   Interment with military honors was at St. Michael Cemetery in Boston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the Disabled American Veterans by visiting www.DAV.org  For guestbook and directions please visit: www.vazzafunerals.com.

Bronson Rogers

Of Everett

Bronson Rogers passed away suddenly on Nov. 19 at the age of 47.

The beloved husband of Laura Rogers (LaCorte-DiMarzo) of Everett, He was the devoted father of  Bronson Rogers and Leiana Rogers, both of Everett and  Justin DiMarzo of Boston; loving son of Edward M. Rogers Sr. of California and Catherine Storniolo of Revere; dear brother of Debbie McMullen, Dave Rogers and Jamie O’Neill. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston, with Bronson being laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations may be made to Leiana’s College Fund. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com.