Hilda (Taglieri) D’Amico of Revere died on September 14.
She was the beloved wife of the late Aggripino "Joe" D’Amico; devoted mother of Lorna D’Amico of Lynnfield; dear sister of Alfred and Leo Taglieri and the late Jean Falabella, Henry, Emilio and Louis Taglieri; and she is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For her guest book, visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
East Boston resident
Catherine M. "Kay" (Tobin) Mario, beloved wife of the late Christy Mario, died in East Boston on September 21.
She was the mother of Michael of Boston’s North End, Joseph of East Boston, Christopher and his wife, Cathy, of Chelmsford, Martin and his wife, Antoinetta, of Winchester, Maryann and her husband, Richard Zaluski, of East Boston, Cathy and her husband, William Redler, of Winchester; sister of Mary "May" Baglio and her husband, Jack, of East Boston; daughter-in-law of Antonetta (Caserta) Mario of Peabody’ grandmother of Andrea, Thomas, Ryan, Nolan, Christy, Mariah, Christy Elizabeth, Angelo and Martin; great-grandmother of Emma and Jack; and the aunt of many.
Her funeral will be held from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. at Day Square, East Boston, on Friday morning at 9, followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Thursday, from 3 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Sacred Heart Parish Religious Education Center, 303 Paris St., East Boston, MA 02128 would be appreciated.
Dennis Horgan, 57
Financial analyst for Commonwealth of Mass.
Dennis G. Horgan of Salem, formerly of Revere, died on September 20 at the Kaplan Family Hospice Home in Danvers, after an arduous battle with cancer. He was 57 years old.
He was born in Chelsea, son of Mary P. (Goggin) Horgan of Groveland and the late Gerard J. "Buddy" Horgan. He grew up in Revere and was a resident of Revere most of his life. He attended and graduated from the Immaculate Conception parochial and high schools, and continued his education at Suffolk University, where he received his MBA in business administration.
He worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and was currently working as a financial analyst in the office of the comptroller. Mr. Horgan was a member of the Suffolk Alumni Association. He enjoyed traveling, skiing in New Hampshire with his Revere friends and working on home improvement projects.
He was the loving son of Mary P. (Goggin) Horgan of Groveland and the late Gerard J. "Buddy" Horgan; dear brother of Patricia Adrien and her husband, David, of Groveland, Joan Marra and her husband, John, of Wilmington, Anne Dow and her husband, Edward, of Georgetown, Michael Horgan and his wife, Caroline, of Glenshaw, Pa and Maribeth Christopher and her husband, Thomas, of Georgetown; and the cherished uncle of: Kristen Adrien, Nicole Parker, Andrew and James Marra, Christopher, Jennifer and William Dow, Peter, Patrick and Daniel Horgan, Ryan and Molly Christopher.
His funeral will be held from the Frank A. Welsh & Son’s Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Thursday, September 24, at 8 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 133 Beach St., Revere, at 9 a.m. Services will conclude with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the Welsh Funeral Home today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to The Immaculate Conception School Scholarship Fund, 127 Winthrop Ave, Revere, MA 02151.
Nancy Casali, 90
Nancy M. (Schena) Casali of Everett died on September 20, with her family by her side. She was 90 years old.
She was the beloved wife of the late John L. Casali and loving mother of John J. Casali of Saugus, Ronald P. Casali and his wife, Mary, of Wakefield and Barbara J. Casali of Maine; loving grandmother to Jennifer and Christine Casali; dear sister of Patrick Schena of Everett and Michael Schena of Revere. She was also the sister of the late Frank, Florence and Carmella. She is survived by loving nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church, Revere, today, Wednesday, September 23, at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Prospect House, 420 Reservoir Ave., Revere, MA 02151. Residents will be given a catered dinner in her memory with the proceeds.
Funeral arrangements are by the Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes.
Retired US Airways Agent
Ronald V. Cali of Saugus died on September 19.
A US Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a retired agent for US Airways.
He was the beloved husband of the late Jessie Louise Knox-Cali; father of Shawn and his wife, Anna, of Revere; stepfather of Andy Knox and his wife, Patty, of Maine, Tracy Oliphant and her husband, Jeff, and Stephanie Levesque and her husband, Steven, all of New Hampshire; son of Joan of Everett and the late James; brother of Jim and his wife, Chickie, of Boston, Rose Melzer of Everett and Judy Barbato and her husband, Joe, of Florida. He is also survived by six grandchildren.
His funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, Thursday, September 24, at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, Everett, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
For additional information, please visit www.roccofuneralhomes.com.
David MacDonald, 49
Boston schoolteacher, formerly taught in Revere
David R. MacDonald of Lynn, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on September 19. He was 49 years old.
A lifelong native of Revere until moving to Lynn in 2003, he was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1977, and a graduate of Salem State Teachers’ College. He began teaching in the Revere Elementary School System in 1989 and, for the past 16 years, he was an elementary teacher in the Boston School System, at the Channing School of Hyde Park. He was a member of the American Federation of Teachers.
He was the cherished father of Kendall M. and Kaitlin E. MacDonald of Revere; devoted son of Gloria (DeLena) MacDonald of Lynn and the late Frank "Mac" MacDonald; dear brother of Steven R. MacDonald, a teacher at Revere High School, and his wife, Wendy, of Lynn and US Army Lt. Col. Charles R. MacDonald and his wife, Stephanie, of Ft. Monroe, Va. He is also lovingly survived by his former wife, Karen M. (DiSciscio) MacDonald of Revere and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He alsowas the beloved uncle of Meredith N. MacDonald of Lynn, Nicholas and Elizabeth MacDonald of Ft. Monroe, Va.
Family and friends are invited to attend his funeral from the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, on Thursday, September 24, at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to one’s favorite charity.
Catherine ‘Kay’ Smith, 76
Catherine T. "Kay" (Ryan) Smith of Chelsea died unexpectedly of a massive heart attack on September 19 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, despite unrelenting work by the emergency room doctors and staff for almost an hour to revive her. She was 76 years old.
A graduate of St. Rose High School, in her early years she worked for State Street Bank in Boston. During her children’s school years, she worked part-time and then full-time for American Optical Corporation and lastly, for over a decade, as a teller at the Chelsea-Provident Bank on Broadway.
The devoted wife for 53 years of Michael J. Smith Sr., she was the beloved mother of Michael J. Smith Jr. and his wife, Susan, of Saugus and Kim Ann Clifford and her husband, James, of Melrose; cherished grandmother of Ryan P. Smith and Matthew J. Smith, both of Saugus; daughter-in-law of Josephine Smith of Chelsea; dear sister of Marlene Taraskiewicz of Peabody, Sheila Ciaramella of Chelsea, Helen Asaro of Burlington, Joseph Ryan of Maine and the late Leo F. Ryan Jr., Kevin Ryan, Agnes Gordon, Mary Cushing, Patricia Coyne and Martin Ryan. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols Street, Chelsea, today, Thursday, September 24, at 11 a.m. Services will conclude with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting Hours at her late residence, the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea are today, Wednesday, from 3 to 7 p.m.
Paul Imperato, 77
Former Railroad Conductor
Paul Imperato of Revere died on September 17 at the Hammersmith Nursing Care Center in Saugus. He was 77 years old.
Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Daniel and Mary (Kemmrick) Imperato.
A veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a former railroad conductor.
He was the beloved husband of the late Maria (Ranno); devoted father of Paul Imperato and Daniel Imperato, both of Florida, and Marian Sposito of Revere; dear brother of Dolly Fici of Quincy; and he is also survived by a loving granddaughter, Kristin Cincotti.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For his guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
Martin Ciaramella, 91
Retired GE Machinist
Martin Ciaramella of Chelsea and Revere died on September 20. He was 91 years old.
A retired General Electric Co. machinist, he was the loving father of Lucile Gunn and her husband, Thomas, of North Billerica; cherished grandfather of John Gravallese Jr. and Danielle Stone and great-grandfather of Gianna and Samuel Stone; dear brother of Marie Gunn-Venuti of Revere; and he is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held today, Wednesday, September 23, at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Cross Cemetery, with arrangements entrusted to the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For his guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
Mary Benjamin, 90
Chosen as one of 350 Jubilee Bostonians
Mary Benjamin died on September 20 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. She was 90 years old.
Mrs. Benjamin was born in Lithuania and lived most of her life in the West End of Boston. She was a homemaker and kept active by dancing, swimming, walking and biking. She was also a nanny and a part-time model and was chosen as one of the 350 Jubilee Bostonians by Mayor Kevin H. White. She volunteered with U.S. veterans and received recognition for her volunteerism by the National Jewish Welfare Board.
She was the beloved wife of the late Benjamin Benjamin and the devoted mother of Eileen Benjamin.
Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, Dedham Street, Sharon, will be held today, Wednesday, September 23, at 11:45 a.m. Memorial observance will be private.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Foundation, 17 Lafayette Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150. For her online guest book and directions, please visit the funeral home website, www.torffuneralservice.com.
East Boston resident
Vincenza (Rosa) Aresco of East Boston died on September 20.
She was the beloved wife of the late Vittorio Aresco; loving mother of Angelo and his wife, Rosa, of East Boston, Sebastiano "Yano" and his wife, Paula, of Stoneham, Anthony "Tony Tomato" and his wife, Kathy, of N. Reading, Carmelo and his wife, MaryAnn, of Winthrop, William and his wife, Kerry, of New Hampshire, Joseph of East Boston, John of East Boston, Frank of Malden, Richard of East Boston, Anna Aresco Pisaturo and her husband, Louie, of Revere, the late Salvatore and his surviving wife, Ellen, of Revere, the late Augustino "Gus" and the late Robert; cherished grandmother of 23 and great-grandmother of 13. She is also survived by two sisters and two brothers in Italy.
Her funeral will be held from the Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St., (Maverick Square), East Boston, on Thursday at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston, at 10 a.m. The family will receive visitors today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
Memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210. Visit her memorial at www.mem.com.
Mary Toomey, 98
40 year Revere Schoolteacher
Mary E. Toomey of Revere died on September 4, following a long illness. She was 98 years old.
Miss Toomey was a devotee of both the Immaculate Conception Parish Community and Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. She was a member of the retired Revere Teachers’ Association, the Mass. Teachers’ Association and the Smart Set Seniors. She retired in 1973, following 40 years of service within the Revere School System.
She was the daughter of the late James M. Sr. and Margaret A. (Bohan) Toomey; sister of the late Richard J., James M. Jr., Thomas L. and Robert J. Toomey; devoted aunt of Ellen M. Rolli of Melrose, Richard F. Toomey of Mansfield, Ohio, Ann Weddleton and Maryellen Gould, both of New Hampshire, James Toomey of Marston Mills and Paul Toomey of San Diego, Calif. She is also lovingly survived by several grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was the sister-in-law of the late Mary V. Toomey.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester.
Isaac ‘Ike’ Schuster
Isaac "Ike" Schuster of Revere, formerly of Malden, died on September 19.
He was the devoted husband of the late Sylvia (Grow); beloved father of Robert and Judith Schuster of Middleton and Phyllis Weinerman and her partner, Boris Maznek, of Peabody; adored grandfather of Glen and Julie Schuster of New York, Randy and Ross Dombrowski of Colorado, Jennifer and James Awrach of Massachusetts and Marc and Wendy Weinerman of New York; loving great-grandfather of Seth and Justin Schuster, Cole Dombrowski, Tyler and Matthew Awrach, and Dane Weinerman; and the dear brother of the late Sarah "Sally" Karas and Benjamin Schuster.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Goldman Funeral Chapel, Malden. Burial was in Peabody. Condolence calls may be made at the home of Robert and Judith Schuster from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, and on Thursday, from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to the charity of one’s choice.
Josephine Lauro, 77
Josephine (Russo) Lauro, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on September 18 at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Daughter of the late Gaetano and Stella (Avola), she was the beloved mother of Carmen A. Lauro Jr., Susan DeSimone and her husband, John, and Robert Lauro, all of Revere, Laurie Bottaro and her husband, Ron, of Saugus, Cheryl Lauro of Boxford and the late Wayne Lauro; dear sister of Jennie Fiore of California, Angelo Russo of Marblehead and Angela Limosani of Revere. She is also survived by five loving grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and she was also the grandmother of her loving late grandson, Carmen Lauro III.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For her guest book, visit www.buonfiglio.com
Rachel M. (Trifone) Deleso of Revere died on September 17.
She was the beloved wife of the late Francesco DeIeso; loving mother of Peter A. DeIeso and his wife, Joanne, of Wakefield and Domenic P. DeIeso of Melrose; cherished grandmother of Joseph, Rachel and Chanelle; daughter of the late Domenic and Eloise (Dentino) Trifone; stepdaughter of the late Amelia (Buccilli) Trifone; sister of the late Guy Trifone, Paul Trifone, Albert Trifone, Henry Trifone, Ernest D’Olympio, Rocco D’Olympio and Pauline Barbato.
Funeral arrangements were by the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home of Saugus. Burial was in Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Covenant House, Times Square Station, P.O. Box 731, New York, NY 10108-0900. For her online obituary, please visit www.BisbeePorcella.com.
James F. ‘Jimmy" Sullo of Everett, formerly of Medford, died on September 18.
A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved son of the late Peter and Frances (Barber) Sullo; devoted brother of the late Alfonse and Edward Sullo; loving uncle of Robert P. Sullo, Bonnie G. Hoarn, Marie F. Smith and Barbara F. Miliano and is also survived by many dear great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home of Medford. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For his online obituary and guest book, please visit www.dellorusso.net.
St. Anthony’s Ladies Sodality member
Diane M. DeAngelis of Chelsea died on September 16.
A member of St. Anthony’s Ladies Sodality, she was the beloved daughter of the late William and Nellie (Fino) DeAngelis; loving sister of Carol Speranza of Lexington; dear niece of Edith and Hugo Orlandella of Revere and godmother of Diane Orlandella of Beverly.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For her guest book, visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
Alice Brown, 48
Alice A. (Curran) Brown of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on September 18, two days before her 49th birthday.
A graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1979, she was the beloved wife of William "Bill" Brown; devoted mother of Ashley and Amanda Brown, both of Revere; loving daughter of Daniel and Dorothy Ann (Durante) Curran of Revere; dear sister of the late Daniel Shawn Curran and his wife, Alison, and their children, Alex and Michael, all of Hadley. She is also survived by her many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.
Dorothy T. (Guarino) Fiorino of Revere, formerly of Roxbury and Dorchester, died on September 17.
She was the beloved wife of Philip V. Fiorino, with whom she shared 33 years of marriage; dear sister Patrick Guarino of Revere and his late wife, Annmarie, Vincent Guarino of Las Vegas, Evelyn Climo and her husband, Fred, of Weymouth and the late Theresa Rogo, John Guarino and Gerard "Buddy" Guarino; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in the mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery. For her guest book, please visit www.vazzafunerals.com.
Jim (James) Hawco, formerly of Winthrop, died on September 10 after a seven-month battle with cancer.
Mr. Hawco was a 37-year resident of Florida and a USAF Communications radio operator/communications. He owned and operated his own business in the spindle motors and printed circuit board industry for 20 years.
He is survived by his wife, Betty (Gamgene) Hawco, of Port Charlotte, Florida. He was the son of Louis and Winifred (Connors) Hawco; brother of the late Mary Robinson of Maryland, Loretta English of Winthrop, Lillian Simmons of San Antonio, Texas, Louis Hawco of Winthrop, Anna Acone of Winthrop and Paul Hawco of Oregon; and he is also survived by his siblings, Tom Hawco of Lincoln, Nebraska, Cecelia Belliveau of Largo, Florida, and Fran Wall of Winthrop, Karen Corbett and her husband, Deane, of Arizona, Kathy Corbett and Larry of North Carolina, and Joyce Billet and husband, Brian, of Vienna, Virginia. He is also remembered by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a great-grandson.
Services will be held at Hope Lutheran Church, Port Charlotte, Florida, on September 26 at 11 a.m. Prayers for this good man are requested.
Longtime Charlestown community activist, member of Beachmont VFW
Eleanor J. "Ellie" (McCarthy) Marino of Charlestown died on September 15.
Mrs. Marino worked at the Life Focus Center for over 30 years. She was a member of Post 6712 VFW of Beachmont and a longtime activist for the Charlestown community.
She was the beloved wife of the late Francis A. "Red" Marino; loving mother of William P. Marino and his wife, Charlene, of Billerica, Ann M. Marino of Lynn and the late Nancy J. Flynn; sister of the late Joseph, John, Daniel, James, Eugene, Francis, William McCarthy, Catherine Doherty and Agnes T. Driscoll; and she is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Murphy & Turnbull Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial will be Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be made to the Life Focus Center, One City Square, Charlestown, MA 02129 or All Care Hospice, 16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901. Tributes to the family may be posted at www.murphyturnbull.com.
Doris Nolan, 86
Worked for Department of the Navy, Civil Defense
Doris E. (Cox) Nolan of Lynn died on September 14 in Salem Hospital, after a brief illness. She was 86 years old.
The wife of the late Clifford D. Nolan, she was born and raised in Winthrop, daughter of the late Richard and Lily (Jacobs) Cox. She was a graduate of Winthrop High School, where she was valedictorian of the Class of 1940. She also attended Harvard University.
Mrs. Nolan lived in Bath, Maine, Virginia, and Revere, and has lived in Lynn since 1984. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and watching game shows on television. She loved her cat, Shadow. A devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was a secretary to the Secretary of the Navy and worked for the Department of the Navy in the Pentagon. Later, she was involved in Civil Defense.
She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia A. McCarthy, and her husband, John, of Lynn; four grandchildren: Kathleen D. McCarthy of Jamaica Plain, Sean P., Ryan R. and Maryanne McCarthy, all of Lynn; a great-grandson, Connor McCarthy; a sister, Barbara McEachern, of Winthrop; and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Richard Cox, Lillian Cox, Edith Riley and Ruth Donovan.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Solimine, Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, Lynn. Burial was in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. The family prefers donations be made to the St. Pius V. School Endowment Fund, 215 Maple Street, Lynn, MA 01904. For her guest book, please visit www.solimine.com.
Joseph ‘Jody’ Nolan
Joseph P. "Jody" Nolan of Billerica, formerly of Malden, died on September 12.
He was the devoted son of Frances A. "Sis" Nolan-Pimental of Revere and the late Francis F. Nolan; father of Joseph, P. Nolan Jr. of Derry, NH; beloved brother of Lloyd F. Nolan of Lynn and the late Harold "Chris" Nolan, Robert F. Nolan and Lisa Anne Nolan; and he is also lovingly survived by John and Helen McKinnon and their children, John III and Lisa, Brenda, Pamela and James and Michelle; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Carroll Funeral Home of Malden. Expressions of sympathy in his name may be made to the Shriner’s Burns Institute, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114.
Of Florida, formerly of Revere
Eleanor (Gandelman) Sacks of Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of Revere, died on September 14.
She was the beloved wife of the late Morris Sacks; devoted mother of Pamela and Peter Weil and Sheldon and Andrea Sacks; loving sister of Esther Clair, Arthur Gandelman, Morris Gandelman and Estaire Bogdanoff; cherished grandmother of Daniel, Melissa and Eric Weil and Samantha, Rachel and Dylan Sacks.
Funeral arrangements were by the Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, 1668 Beacon St., Brookline.
Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be donated to a charity of one’s choice.