Former Lincoln School teacher
Maureen L. (Kraby) Camissa of Revere died unexpectedly on February 8 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston. She was 63 years old.
Born and raised in the Roslindale section of Boston, she was a graduate of Boston Latin School and Boston State Teachers’ College. She taught in Revere for more than 24 years from 1968 until her retirement in 1992, primarily at the Lincoln School in Revere and at Revere High School in the Physical Education Department. She excelled as a star athlete in any sport she played or coached. She was a remarkable golf player and teacher who was special to many of her students over the years and will long be remembered for her zeal and integrity.
She was the mother of Tanya M. Frasier, a second grade teacher at the Garfield School; mother in law of Mark S. Frasier of Revere and the grandmother of Ryan J. Frasier of Revere; daughter of Alice (Gallant) Kraby-Capasso of Carver, MA and the late Robert Kraby; sister of Robert Kraby of Ormond Beach, Florida, William Kraby and his wife, Maureen, of Wrentham and Paul Kraby and his wife, Nancy, of Plainville, MA and is also lovingly survived by: Frank A., Elizabeth P. and Frank A. Cammisa Jr., all of Lynnfield and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be Thursday, February 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Her Funeral will be held from the funeral home on Friday, February 12 at 11 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere, at noon. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the MSPCA-Angell, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130-9923.
Former Revere resident
Michael G. Fisher a Somerville native, formerly of Revere and Charlestown, died unexpectedly at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett on February 3 as a result of a long battle with Hereditary Hemochromatosis . He was 41 years old.
Born, raised and educated in Somerville, he worked in the construction industry as a laborer until his health began to fail more than 10 years ago. He lived in Revere for the past five years and previously made his home in Charlestown for 18 years.
He was the brother of Michelle M. Wood and her fiancÃ©, Tony TIggs, of Lynn and he leaves his best friend and companion, Michele F. Gaudette, with whom he made his home. He was the father of Craig, Alex and Janelle Gaudette, all of Revere and the uncle of Daniel J. Wood Jr. and Bryan A. Wood, both of Lynn; son of Evelyn (Belliveau) Harris of North Reddington Beach, Florida and also leaves many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, February 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Route 107) Revere. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.
Zayre’s and Cameron-Colby retiree
Dolores S. (Santiano) Smith of Revere died on February 3 following a long and valiant battle with lung cancer. She was 70 years old.
Born in Boston, she lived in Revere all her life before moving to Florida in 1997. She was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1957 and for more than 20 years, she worked as a bookkeeper for Cameron-Colby in Boston and also held another full time job as a supervisor at "Zayre’s Department Store" of Northgate, Revere for more than 25 years where she was a familiar sight at the store and where she made many friends in the Revere community.
The daughter of the late Vito and Sara "Sadie" (Vertuccio) Santiano, she was the devoted mother of Thomas Smith and his wife, Shannon, of Revere and David V. Smith and his partner, Mark E. Pasnik of New York City and Boston’s South End; the sister of Leonara Jacinto of Vermont and Florence Kyriacos and her husband, Steven, of Revere; the aunt of Stephanie Kyriacos-Noyes and her husband, Jeffrey, of Wilmington, Rita M. Jacinto of California, Regina A. Jacinto of Sandwich and Anthony V. Jacinto of Vermont. She was also the most special "Auntie" to Ethan and Drew Noyes of Wilmington and is also survived by many cousins.
Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, February 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Her Funeral will be held from the Funeral Home on Saturday, February 13 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere, at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.
Medical Equipment Technician
Kenneth A. Wood of Revere died on February 5.
Mr. Wood enjoyed playing the drums, was an avid sports fan, worked as a medical equipment technician and held a degree in Medical Engineering.
He was the beloved son of Agatha (Forti) Wood and the late Albert; dear brother of Maureen Wessel and her husband, Gary, of Dover, Delaware, William Wood and his wife, Claire, of Revere and the late Janice Perrella and her surviving husband, John, of Revere. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons – Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday, February 11 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Vincent James Ragucci
Longtime Everett Activist, McKinley School volunteer
Vincent James Ragucci, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on February 8 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice in Reading. He was 90 years old.
Born in Everett, Mr. Ragucci was a retired foreman for HK Porter Tool Manufacturing in Somerville. He was the former Scoutmaster of Troop 38 of St. Anthony’s Church of Everett, a former incorporator of St. Anthony’s Church All Girl Drill Team, a former member of the Ward 6 original Pack-Tac Team, a former member of the City of Everett Board of Appeals and grandfather of former City Councilor Vincent J. Ragucci III. Mr. Ragucci was also a volunteer aid at the McKinley School in Revere. He was a Past Recording Secretary and a member of Everett Council K of C 97, St. Pius X-4th Degree, the E. Club of Everett and the Order of the Alhambra #132.
He was the beloved husband of the late Assunta "Sue" (DeLelle); dear and devoted father of Vincent J. Ragucci Jr. and his wife, Christina, of Everett and Angela Keane and her husband, James, of Wakefield; brother of Daniel Ragucci of Malden and the late Peter, Stephen, John and Anthony, Rose Generazzo, Carmela Barbato and Angie Matters; loving grandfather of Vincent J. Ragucci II and his wife, Stacy, Denise Mayer and her husband, Pierre, Deborah Tully and her husband, John, James Keane and Gina Fiore and her husband, Glenn. He is also survived by seven loving great grandchildren and several loving nieces and nephews.
His Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main Street) Everett on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, Oakes Street, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial contributions to the Sawtelle Family Hospice c/o VNA Middlesex-East, 607 North Avenue, Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880 or to The E Club of Everett, PO Box 490135, Everett, MA 02149 will be sincerely appreciated.
Retired Winthrop High School Nurse
Barbara J. (Tuzio) Frazier, a long time resident of Winthrop, died on February 4 after a long illness. She was 62 years old.
Born in Catskill, New York, the dear daughter of the late Dr. Vincent Tuzio and Marjorie (Fortaach), she attended Cairo Central School in New York and graduated in the Class of 1965. She later attended D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 1969. In 1974, she passed the civil service exam as a senior hospital inspector for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She also attended the New England Institute of Anatomy & Embalming and Funeral Directing and passed the State Boards in 1977. She was voted into the "Outstanding Young Women of America" Awards in their 1976 edition and in 1977 was voted into "Who’s Who in American Technical and Vocational Schools."
Between 1969 and 1980, she was employed at the Albany Medical Center in New York, the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Hospital and The Bayview Nursing Home. She was the school nurse at Winthrop High School until her retirement in 2004.
She was the beloved wife of W. Paul Frazier of Winthrop, former director of public health for the Town of Winthrop; devoted mother of Vincent Frazier of Winthrop; loving sister of Donna Mundt of Charlotte, NC; dear sister in law of Joseph P. Frazier, Wlliam B. Frazier and his wife, Dianne, Lorrine Tear and her husband, Steven, all of Winthrop and Patrcia Cabone and her husband, Richard of Revere. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Joseph R. Frazier Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was private. The family has requested that flowers be omitted and expressions of sympathy in her memory be donated to the Barbara J. Frazier Scholarship Fund for Nursing Education, c/o The Secretary, Winthrop Lodge of Elks, 191 Washington Ave., Winthrop MA 02152.
Elizabeth E. (DeLiere) Scott of Revere died on January 14.
She was the beloved wife of Donald G. Scott with whom she shared 44 years of marriage; the loving mother of Donald C. Scott and his wife, Jeanette, of Revere and Deborah Scott Burnette and her husband, Michael, of Abington; dear sister of Charles DeLiere of Bradford; cherished grandmother of Kane, Audra and Anthony Scott.
A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home.
Jerome MacDonald of Revere, formerly of Cambridge, died on February 5 following a long illness. He was 81 years old.
A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and an Amtrak retiree, he was the beloved husband of 51 years of Rose G. (Dutra); devoted father of Daniel J. and his wife, Marjorie, of Malden, James E. and his wife, Stacey, of Saugus, US Navy Chief Petty Officer Kenneth P. MacDonald and his wife, Lori, of Oxnad, CA and Geri-Lynne Bechat and her husband, Hanson, of Tewksbury; dear brother of Hilda King of Medford, Robert MacDonald and his wife, Elizabeth, of Lynn and the late Raymond MacDonald and Donna Surprise. He is also lovingly survived by his grandchildren, Samantha, Aaron, Jonathan, Joseph, Tori, Allyson and Sydney and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Rt. 107), Revere, today, Wednesday, February 10 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923.
Elaine C. (Brock) Newman, formerly of Revere, South Boston and Marco Island, FL, died after a long battle with chronic lung disease at the Brigham Manor Rehabilitation Center of Newburyport on February 4. She was 69 years old.
Mrs. Newman was born and raised in South Boston and lived there until moving to Revere in 1958. She lived in Revere until 1991 when she moved to Marco Island, Florida, where she owned and operated "Interior Designs by Elaine," a firm she had been operating here on the North Shore. She returned to the Boston area in 2009.
She was the cherished mother of Cheryl A. Gannon and her husband, Boston Police Sgt. Richard J. Gannon of Rowley and Felicia M. "Lisa" Vazza of Naples, FL and the late Vincent F. Vazza; dear sister of Corrine Vitale and her husband, Salvatore, of Revere, William Brock and his wife, Ellen, of Dorchester, Chester Brock and his wife, Ann, of Middleboro, Margaret McCarthy and her husband, Reggie, Donna Brock and her companion, Peter Mazzochia, and Mary Curran, all of Florida. She is also lovingly survived by her former husband, Ralph "Chubby" Vazza of Revere and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio Home for Funerals of Revere. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Lung Assoc. of MA, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451.
Herbert Nathan Miller
Member of Disabled Veterans and Andover Sporting Club
Herbert Nathan Miller of Stoneham, formerly of Revere and Winthrop, died following a long illness on February 4. He was 85 years old.
He was a US Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the National Association of Disabled Vets and the Andover Sporting Club.
He was the beloved husband of 54 years of Theresa A. (Joyce); devoted father of Sandra A. Orsini and her husband, Michael, and Paula McKinnon and her husband, Robert, and cherished grandfather of Rachel A. Murphy and her husband, Kevin, Steven M. and Jason M. Orsini, Lauren B. and Jacqueline R. McKinnon, all of Lynnfield; brother of the late Lillian Plakias and Dennis Ricupero and is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews.
Services and burial at Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody were private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to VNA Hospice Care, 100 Sylvan Rd., Woburn, MA 01801. Arrangements were completed by the Vertuccio Home for Funerals of Revere.
Luisa (Cangiano) Grasso of Everett died on February 4.
Born in La Pietra, Naples, Italy, she was the beloved wife of the late Alfio; mother of Rosario and his wife, Linda, of Australia, Roberto and his wife, Sheila, of Saugus, and Rita Burton and her husband, Robert, of New Hampshire; sister of Rosario Cangiano of Italy. She was the sister of six late siblings and is also survived by five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Memorial donations in Mrs. Grasso’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Longtime Everett resident
Yolanda (Giannelli) DeMaria, a longtime resident of Everett, died suddenly at home on February 5. She was 87 years old.
Born in Fiesole, Italy, she was the beloved wife of the late Armando DeMaria; the dear and devoted mother of Lorraine A. Churchill and her husband, Richard, of Revere, Albert DeMaria and his wife, Deborah, of Malden, Ronald A. DeMaria and his wife, Pamela, of Malden and Patricia DeMaria-Bocchino and her husband, Joseph, of West Peabody; sister of Bruno Giannelli of Florence, Italy; loving grandmother of Richard Churchill, Jr., Leanne Churchill, Lindsay DeMaria, Melanie DeMaria, Andrew DeMaria, Timothy DeMaria and the late David DeMaria and loving great-grandmother of Alana Churchill.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Entombment was in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, Malden. Contributions in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 would be sincerely appreciated.
Of New Hampshire, formerly of East Boston
Maria Correnti of Derry, NH, formerly of East Boston, died on February 3.
She was the loving daughter of Anthony and the late Carmella (DeFillipo) Correnti; dear sister of Joseph Correnti and his wife, Catherine, of New Hampshire and the late Rita Barranco and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
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
Retired Whidden Memorial Hospital Dietary Aide
Elizabeth (Flight) MacCuish, a 37 year resident of Malden, formerly of Chelsea, died on February 3 at the Hammersmith House Nursing Home after a long illness. She was 85 years old.
Mrs. MacCuish was born in Chelsea, attended Chelsea Schools and retired as a dietary aide at the Whidden Memoria Hospital after 39 years of dedicated service. She was a former member of the Purple Star Lodge and the Home League of the Salvation Army.
She was the wife of the late George N. MacCuish; beloved mother of James W. Howard and his wife, Sandra, of Maine and Donna-Lee Aufiero and her husband, James, of Revere; sister of the late William Flight, Jr., Elsie Flight, Helena Flight and is also lovingly survived by five grandchildren, Lee-Ann Gannon, Patricia Lee Baltzley, James W. Howard Jr, all of Maine, James J. Aufiero Jr. and Alisha Aufiero both, of Revere and five great-grandchildren, Samantha, Miranda, Hunter, Kelsey- Lee, and Alex.
Funeral arrangements were by the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals, Chelsea. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army Malden Mystic Valley Corp, 213 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148.
Barry A. Lieberman of Revere died on February 3. He was 68 years old.
He was the dear son of the late Samuel L. and Ruth (Goldsmith) Lieberman; devoted father of Shelly Vidrich and her husband, Aldo, of Framingham, Samuel and his wife, Limor, of New York, Alison Cornfeldt and her husband, Jeremy, of Connectictut and Rebecca Blank and her husband, William, of New York; loving brother to David Lieberman of Bangor, ME and dearest grandfather of Justin, Jake, Rachel, Emma, Carly, and Jesse.
Funeral arrangements were by Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, Brookline. Burial was at Sharon Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Assoc, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701
Donald E. Armstrong of Revere died on February 2.
He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (Ward) and the late Joan R. (Russell) Armstrong; devoted father of Donald E. Jr. of Connecticut, Donna Gigliello of Revere, Russell J. of Hampstead, NH and Susan Buckley of Revere; step-father of Fred, Ken and Mark Ward, Cindy Bouley and Martha Ball; brother of Mildred O’Brien of Florida, James E. of New York, Leona Armstrong and the late Roy G., Paul K. and Isabelle Armstrong. He is also survived by 26 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
US Postal Retiree
Nanette R. (Tantillo) Jenkinson of Revere, formerly of Dorchester and Quincy, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 78 years old.
Mrs. Jenkinson was a retired U.S Postal Service AMF employee and previously worked as a stenographer for the Cable Raincoat Company in Dorchester. In addition to spending time with her family, Mrs. Jenkinson enjoyed her lunches with the seniors at the Revere and Everett Centers. She also loved to roller skate and twirl baton, was an avid ping pong player, loved to sing and dance and shopping at Bob’s Discount and the Dollar Store.
She was the devoted mother of Robert F. Jenkinson and his wife, Anne, of Halifax, Jean M. Saniuk and her husband, Walter, of Braintree, Margaret M. Pacella and her husband, Thomas, of Hanover, Kathryn A. Jenkinson of West Roxbury, Debra F. Gifford, (Boston Police Department retired) and her husband Jack, Boston Police Department, of Revere, William J. Jenkinson of Danvers and Nanette R. Kenney and her husband, Jay, of Tyngsboro. Mrs. Jenkinson was devoted to her 21 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She was the dear sister of Frances Reeve of Middleboro, Joan Mathieson of Marstons Mills, Rose Gallo of Quincy, Janet Corbin of South Dennis and the late James Tantillo and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Sweeney Brothers Funeral Home for Funerals.
Of Maryland, formerly of Revere
Jennifer Jennie Schettini of Denton, Maryland, formerly of Revere, died on January 22 . She was 91 years old.__She was the daughter of the late Sabatino and Michelina ( Lamberti) Ciambrelli; beloved wife of Joseph Schettini;_devoted mother of Joseph Schettini Jr. of Maryland and the late Janice Luoni; the cherished grandmother _of four granddaughters Jill, Jannel (Luoni), Jevanina and Jaclyn, all of Maryland; the dear sister of Nicholas_Ciambrelli, Frank Ciambrelli and Anthony Ciambrelli, all of Revere, and the sister of the late Mary Ciambrelli, Annie Ciambrelli, Domenic Ciambrelli, Ralph Ciambrelli, Virginia, Alberta and Angela Vita, Helen Boni, along with many cousins , nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass was held at St Anthony’s Church.
William Francis Miret
Delta Airlines employee
William Francis "Bill" Miret died February 2 surrounded by his loving family and friends following surgical complications associated with a third battle against cancer. He was 64 years old.
He was born in Lynn on May 8, 1945, raised in Revere’s Point of Pines, attended school at Immaculate Conception and Northeastern University. He was a 37 year employee of Delta Airlines rising through the ranks to his current position of Duty Director, OCC. When on duty he oversaw the global operation of Delta Airlines.
Mr. Miret was the son of the late Francis W. Miret and brother in law of the late Jerry Bopp. He is survived by his loving and beloved wife, George Ann (Bopp) Miret of Atlanta, GA; his mother, Genevieve (Driscoll) Miret; his brother, Paul Miret and his wife, Karen Miret, of Port St. Lucie, FL; his sisters-in-law, Patricia (Kennedy) Bopp of Davie, FL, Kathy (Bopp) Parramore of Tallahassee, FL; his brother-in-law, Kevin Bopp of Sandford, FL. He also leaves behind three nieces, four nephews, two grandnieces, and three grandnephews. Sadly, he also leaves behind his chosen extended family of friends and associates, too numerous to count, along with Godchildren and a plethora of children who considered him their favorite "Uncle B." His Delta family also mourns his loss. He was larger than life, put the "Grand" in "Grand Entrance" and filled every room he entered with his joy for living. We grieve for those who never knew him.
Funeral arrangements were by the Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or to Piedmont Hospital of Atlanta in special appreciation of the doctors who provided excellent care; Dr. Karen Harris-Moore, Dr. Donald Filip, Dr. Fred Schwaibold, Dr. Saeid Khansarina, and Dr. Booker T. Dalton/Dr. Preston Stewart. For additional information, please visit: www.mowellfuneralhome.com
Brought joy, faith and happiness to many
Rosa Torres was granted her angel wings on February 2 with her family by her side in her home in Revere. She was 50 years old.
Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends who she had touched in some way throughout her very memorable life. __Born on August 27, 1959 in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, Ms. Torres’ life would seem too short to many, but those who were touched by her understood that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. Her gentle smile and generosity brought so much joy to her family and friends. __Although she was delicate and weak at the end, she gave her family and friends all such courage and hope and reminded them of the preciousness of life. She loved to laugh, tell stories, be with her husband and family, bake cakes, and create beautiful and dynamic decorations for everyone in her community, just to see people happy. Her true gift in life was that she brought joy, faith and happiness to so many people. She could spend hours cuddling close to those she loved so much, or hours just being with someone who needed her to listen. To the world she may be just one person, but to many, she was the world. Her compassion, bravery and keeping her word to everyone was extraordinary.
She is survived by her loving mother, Rosa Delgado; by her loving husband and father to her children, Julio Mendez ; her children: Jahaira Soto, Vanessa Soto, Julio A. Mendez and Leisla Ortiz; her sisters and brothers; Vicky, Soraida, Daniel, Cheo and Benjamin; 16 nieces and nephews; and 27 grandchildren or as she would say, "Tia Abuela".
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Buonfiglio Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her family: Jahaira Soto, 49B Oak Island Street, Revere, MA 02151
Joseph A. DiStasio of Revere died on February 1.
A World War II veteran, he was the beloved husband of the late Mary C. (Limoli); devoted father of Janet S. DiStasio of Revere and Mark J. DiStasio of Florida.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guestbook: www.Buonfiglio.com
Marcello ‘Muchie’ Elicone
East Boston resident
Marcello "Muchie"Elicone of East Boston, formerly of the North End, died on February 1.
A US Army veteran of World War II, he was employed for more than 41 years at the Orient Heights Car Barn and was a member of the Courageous Generation.
He was the beloved husband of the late Laura M. ( D’Angelico) Elicone with whom he shared 49 years of marriage; loving father of Lorraine Curry and Marcella "Marcy"Elicone-Smith and her husband, Alan, all of East Boston, James F. Elicone of Florida and Joseph Elicone and his wife, Mary, of Belle Mead NJ; dear brother of Lydia Akerley of Arlington, Slyvia Elicone of N. Reading, John Elicone of Newton, Aldo Elicone of New Hampshire and the late Guy Elicone; cherished grandfather of Marc Curry and Alyssa, Alexandria and Joseph Elicone.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances, may be made to the Men’s Health Boston c/o Dr.Morgantaler one Brookline Place Suite 624 Brookline, MA 02445 For guest book www.vazzafunerals.com