Josephine Namey of Winthrop, formerly of Malden, died at the Whidden Hospital, Everett on August 15. She was 82 years old.
Born in Lebanon, the daughter of the late Naif and Saide Mahanna, she came to this country at an early age. She was the beloved wife of Tophill Namey and the devoted mother of Lila and William Lucas of Malden, James Namey, John and Marie Namey of Revere, Philip Namey of Brockton and Ann Marie Dotten of South Carolina; the loving grandmother of Michael, Janelle, Philip Jr., Justin, Jessica, Richie and Christina and great grandmother of Stephen.
Funeral arrangements were by the Caggiano Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was private. To sign her online book of condolence go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.
Bank Vice President
Kathleen (Connolly) Morelli, a 42 year resident of Revere, formerly of Lynn, died on August 23 at Kaplan Family Hospice of Danvers following a two and a half year battle with breast cancer. She was 65 years old.
Born and raised in Lynn, she was a 1963 graduate of Lynn Girls English High School. She entered banking as a teller for North Shore Bank in Danvers and Salem and quickly rose to managerial positions. In 2005, she joined the ranks of Central Bank and was appointed Vice President of Banking and Branch Manager of the Melrose and Malden offices. She was a member of the Melrose Rotary Club and a Board Member of the Melrose Council on Aging.
Mrs. Morelli leaves her husband of 42 years, Albert J. Morelli Jr., recently retired Superintendent of the Revere Council on Elder Affairs.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Marisa A. Murphy and her husband, John, and Toby J. Morelli and his wife, Denise. She was the cherished grandmother of Matthew A. and Evan M. Morelli and Liam J. and Hailey E. Murphy, all of Saugus; sister of Maryanne Nikson of Merrimac, MA and Patricia Page and her husband, Robert, of Danvers and is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, August 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Her Funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Friday, August 27 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St. Revere at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 74 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923.
Angelo ‘Mike’ Flammia
Angelo M. “Mike” Flammia of Fort Myers, FL. formerly of Somerville, died on August 20.
A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Annie M. (Agresti) Flammia; father of Michael A. Flammia and his wife, Sherry, of Standish, ME., Annmarie Tessier and Mark of Naples, FL and the late Donna Marie Flammia; grandfather of Alicia and Marissa Tessier and Michelle Gannett; great grandfather of Brianna and Xavier Gannett; brother of Anthony Flammia of Revere, Joseph of Peabody, George of Saugus, Louis of Hanover and the late Frances, Anseim “Rico” and Mary Flammia.
His Funeral will be from the Cota-Struzziero Funeral Home, 197 Washington St, Somerville on Thursday, August 26 at l0 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, 399 Medford St., Somerville at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Roslindale. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Vitas Hospice, 4980 Tamiami Trail, North, Suite 102, Naples, FL. 34103.
Mary ‘Betty’ Hausmann
Animal lover and Suffolk Downs devotee
Mary E. “Betty” (Brady) Hausmann, a Beachmont native, died on August 22 at her residence on Revere Beach Boulevard following a brief illness. She was 91 years old.
Born on June 16, 1919 in Beachmont, she was raised in Beachmont and was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1937 and Bryant-Stratton Junior College of Boston, Class of 1940. She and her late husband, Carl T. Hausmann, moved to Beverly where they remained for many years before returning to Revere Beach Boulevard in 1980. While living in Beverly, she and her husband were active members of the Couples Club of St. John the Evangelist Church. After her family had grown, she took a secretarial position with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Division of Employment Security where she was employed for more than 10 years.
Mrs. Hausman’s choice of sport was horse racing. As a young girl she was always fond of horses. She became an aficionado of Suffolk Downs Race Track and, as a young girl, she was present for the opening day of Suffolk Downs. Since then, she never missed an opening day event. Mrs. Hausmann love animals, especially her cats. She was a constant and generous supporter of both the MSPCA and The March of Dimes.
Her love for Revere Beach was legendary as she and her husband were among the first occupants of Sea View Towers Condominiums.
The wife of the late Carl T., she was the beloved mother of M. Linda Hausmann-Gilbreath and her husband, Gary, of Marblehead, Paul E. Hausmann of Sterling, MA and E. Laura Hausmann-Reich and her husband, Dr. Steven Reich, of New York City; devoted grandmother of Brian L Gilbreath of New York City, Kyle B. Gilbreath of Boston, Eric C Hausmann of Wilmington, NC., Christine U. Hausmann of Sterling, MA and Joseph Reich of New York City.
Family and friends are invited to visit with the family on Thursday, August 26, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte 107) Revere followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the MSPCA-Angell, 350 So. Huntington Ave, Boston, MA. 02130 or to The March of Dimes, 114 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA. 01581
Worked for Rapino Memorial Home
Anthony Corrao of Peabody, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on August 23.
A US Army veteran and an employee of The Rapino Memorial Home, he was the adoring husband of Mary Lou (Iannetti) Corrao; loving father of Louise Genualdo and her husband, Philip, of Peabody; cherished grandfather of Anthony and Bianca, both of Peabody, and his canine companion, Max; dear brother of the late John Corrao and his surviving wife, Gilda, of Revere and the late Richard “Beashie” Corrao and his surviving wife, Marguerite, of Winthrop. He is also survived by his two nephews, John Corrao and his wife, Gina, of Revere and Kenneth Corrao and his wife, Marisole, of Andover.
His Funeral will be held from The Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St. (Maverick Sq.) East Boston on Thursday at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston at 11 a.m. The family will receive visitors today, Wednesday, from 4 to 9 p.m. Services will conclude with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations in his memory may be made to: Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115. For online condolences, please visit www.rapinomemorialhome.com
Of Revere, formerly of the North End
Robert A. “Bobby” Simboli of Revere, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on August 23 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. He was 65 years old.
He was born and raised in the North End and lived there for most of his life until becoming ill and moving in with his daughter. The proprietor of Simboli Painting Co., he was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Gemini Club in Boston’s North End and was very active in North End Youth Sports.
He was the son of the late Anthony and Edith (D’Antonio) Simboli; beloved husband of Dorothy (D’Ambrosio); devoted father of Robert Jr. of Wakefield and Darlene Cammarata and her husband, John, of Revere; dear brother of Donna Quinn of Somerville and the late Annabelle Leombruno and Joseph Simboli. He is also survived by two loving granddaughters, Gabrielle Cammarata and Alison Simboli and many nieces and nephews.
His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday, August 26 at 9:45 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Leonard’s Church, Hanover Street, North End of Boston, at 11 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. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Care Hospice, 16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901. For guest book or flowers, please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com
Retired Revere Police Officer
Thomas M. Bronsdon of Clearwater, FL. formerly of Revere and Groveland, died on August 8.
He served on the Revere Police Department for more than 20 years.
He was the beloved husband of Andrea (Zambella) Bronsdon with whom he shared more than 25 wonderful years of marriage; son of the late Chester and Susan Bronsdon; the loving father of Stacey Rizzo of Revere, Kelly Mattera of Derry, NH; Wendy Hennessey of Billerica and Lori Cacciatore of Beverly. He was the devoted grandfather of eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is survived by three sisters, Dorothy Cadigan of Wilmington; Lorraine MacLellan of Spring Hill, FL and June Gallagher of Omaha, Nebraska. He was the brother of the late Chester, James and Richard Bronsdon and the late Helen Shea and Mildred Grasso.
A Memorial Mass was held at Saint Anthony’s Church in Revere.
Of Revere, formerly of the North End
Stephen A. Sabella of Revere, a former long time resident of Boston’s North End, died on August 19. He was 65 years old.
He was the beloved son of Lillian (Catanzaro) of Boston’s North End and the late Anthony Sabella; father of Toni Jo Sabella of Boxford and Stephen Guttadauro of West Peabody; dear brother of Lucille Ausiello and her husband, Alfred, of Tewksbury.
Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development – Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445-9924. For obituary and guestbook www.dellorusso.net
Joseph Sanders of Boston died on August 20.
The loving son of the late Joseph and Netta (Basano), he was the brother of Steve Saunders and is also survived by his loving cousins and friends.
In accordance with Mr Sanders wishes, funeral services were private. A memorial service will be announced in the fall. Arrangements were under the direction of Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston.
Armand V. Auger of Tewksbury, formerly of Everett, died on August 21. He was 96 years old.
In 1944, Mr. Auger founded the Auger Heating Company of Malden and Everett, which he operated for more than 40 years. In the early 1980’s, he founded the Auger Realty Company of Revere.
He was the son of the late Louis and Marianne (Lavallee) Auger; beloved husband of 70 years to Marie-Jeanne (Petrilli) Auger; devoted father of John P. of Hollis, ME, Richard and his wife, Laurie, of Boxford, Roger and his wife, Linnie, of Billerica, Donald and his wife, Debbie, of Tewksbury, Diane Kelley and her husband, John, of Tewksbury and the late Claire Devanna; brother of Pauline Savage and Therese Descoteau, both of Worcester, and the late Leo, Bernadette and Connie Auger and Isabelle Morin. He leaves 15 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, Tewksbury. Memorial donations may be made to V.N.A. of Middlesex-East & Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Avenue, # 17, Wakefield, MA 01880. For obituary, see www.farmeranddee.com
Albert ‘Sonny’ Walles
Of Revere, formerly of Charlestown
Albert G. “Sonny” Walles of Revere, formerly of Charlestown, died on August 15. He was 60 years old.
He was the husband of Shirley (Mellor) Walles; father of Jason, Albert R., John and DawnMarie Walles, all of Revere, and is also survived by three grandchildren, Dylan and Nicki Forti of Revere and Aden Walles of Worcester. He was the son of Albert R. Walles and the late Helen (Dineen) and also leaves six sisters and brothers, Kevin Walles, Edythe Atkins, Margaret Collins, David, Patricia and Martin Walles, all of Charlestown, and his extended family. He was the brother of the late Cathleen Butler and Brian Walles.
Funeral arrangements were by the Greely Funeral Home, Gloucester.A memorial service was held in St. Michael’s Chapel at The Soldiers Home. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framimgham, MA 01701 or American Diabetes Association , 330 Congress St., 5th Fl., Boston, MA 02210. Online condolences at www.greelyfuneralhome.com
Of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston
Joan E. (Parziale) Rizzuti of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, died on August 19.
She was the beloved wife of Joseph P. Ruzzuti with whom she shared 26 years of marriage; loving mother of Suzette Mathews and her husband, David, of Milford and Rochelle Gore and her husband, David, of East Boston; cherished grandmother of David Jr. and Teddy Gore.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. For guest book visit: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Josephine Moschella, 100
Josephine (Mirabella) Moschella of Chelsea died on August 19. She was in her 100th year.
The beloved daughter of the late Frank and Theresa Mirabella, she was the loving wife of the late Joseph Moschella; loving mother of Anthony Moschella of Revere, Marie Salvati of Boston, Theresa Moschella of Chelsea, and the late Robert Moschella; loving sister of the late John, Anthony, Mary, Joseph Mirabella and Marguerite Tucker. She is also survived by 10 cherished grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Truck Driver and animal lover
Edward Buchanan of Everett, formerly of Saugus, died unexpectedly on August 14 in Maine. He was 54 years old.
Born in Malden, the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Konczal) Buchanan, he was raised and educated in Saugus and was graduate of Saugus High School, class of 1973. He worked as a truck driver for Caruso Trucking in Revere for over 30 years. He enjoyed biking, cooking and was a lover of animals, especially dogs.
He is survived by his loving fiancé, Lois Guido, of Everett, his brother Jack “Cuzzin” Buchanan of North Waterboro, Maine, and by many dear friends in Maine and Massachusetts.
Funeral arrangements were by the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, Peabody. Memorial donations can be made to either the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA 01970 or the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veteran Hospital, 200 Springs Street, Bedford, MA 01730. For online guestbook, visit www.ccbfuneral.com
Resident of Medford and Humarock
Evelyn F. (Haskard) Ross, of Medford and Humarock, formerly of Charlestown, died on August 17.
Mrs. Ross was born in Revere, daughter of the late Walter and Ellen (McBride) Haskard. She was the beloved wife of the late Captain Joseph T. Ross; the devoted mother of Joseph T. Ross Jr. of Chelmsford, David M. Ross of Medford, Richard Ross (Ret. BPD) and his wife, Donna, of Medford, Jeanne M. Huie and her husband, Michael, of Hopedale; loving grandmother of Richard Jr., Michael, Sean and Christopher Ross, Aimee Fotino, Kelly O’Connor, Jason and Caitlin Huie; proud and devoted great grandmother of 19 great grandchildren. She was the dear sister of the late Walter F. and Eleanor Haskard.
Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Contributions in her name may be sent to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund), 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 or the American Parkinsons Disease Association MA Chapter, 720 Harrison Ave., Suite 707, Boston, MA 02118. For guestbook or obituary, www.dellorusso.net
Of New Hampshire, formerly of Winthrop
Eleanor M. Campbell of Manchester, NH, formerly of Winthrop, died August 20 at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Brewer, Maine on October 11, 1936, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Isabelle (Adams) King. She resided in Winthrop for 30 years before moving to Manchester in 1993. She graduated from Brewer High School and attended Bryman School of Boston. Early in her career, she worked as an office administrator in Winthrop. Later, she was an admissions clerk with Catholic Medical Center for 10 years. She was a member of the Intervale Country Club and enjoyed playing golf.
A loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, her family was the center of her life. Family members include her husband, John “Jack” R. Campbell of Manchester, NH; three sons, Stanly Peters, Jr. and his companion, Beverly Dow, of Beachmont/Revere, Michael Peters of Fort Myers, Florida, and John Peters of Nashua, NH; four daughters, Terri Kinlin and her husband, Robert, of Metheun, Kimberly Kinlin and her husband, Kenneth, of Methuen, Michelle Fielding and her husband, Michael, and Carol Boudrow, all of Winthrop; 15 grandchildren; her sister, Catherine Grant of Berwick, Maine and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Manchester, NH. Burial was in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester, Home Health and Hospice, 33 South Commercial Street, Suite 401, Manchester, NH 03101 or to the charity of one’s choice. For more information please visit www.connorhealy.com.