Edward Wall Sr.
Boston Globe retiree
Edward O. Wall Sr. of Beachmont-Revere, died on April 15.
A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired employee of the Boston Globe with more than 40 years of service; a Life Member of the Boston Sterotype Union #2, a former member of the Holy Name Society of Lady of Lourdes Parish and of Vittorri Rocci Post 56, Beverly.
He was the beloved husband of the late Eileen C. (Aylward) Wall; loving father of Edward Wall, Jr. and his wife, Jean, of Winthrop, Elizabeth Roper and her husband, Michael, of Revere, Joan Consilvio of Winthrop, Nancy Wall of Revere, John Wall and his wife, Deirdre, of Salisbury and the late Joseph Wall and his wife, Suzanne, of Dunstable; brother of the late William Wall; companion of Janice Reed of Marblehead and is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
His Funeral will be held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, today, Wednesday, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church, 133 Beach St., Revere at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Revere League for Special Needs, 200 Winthrop Ave., Revere, MA 02151. For directions and condolences www.BisbeePorcella.com.
Nursing Home Medical Records Administrator
Celina A. (LeClair) Fairbank of Concord, NH died on April 17 at home after a battle with cancer. She was 69 years old.
Born June 27, 1941, she was the daughter of Augustus and Emily LeClair and resided for many years in Chelsea, and Manchester, CT before moving to Concord in 2005.
Her career included 20 years in medical records administration at Cottage Manor and On Broadway nursing homes in Chelsea, and most recently in customer service at Granite State Candy Shoppe. Her passion for cooking and entertaining was surpassed only by her ardent need to care for anyone she befriended. She celebrated every holiday with verve and lavish decorations. She was generous to coworkers, patients, their families, customers, neighbors, her family, and others in her community.
She was the wife for 45 years of the late Alan H. Fairbank and was the sister of the late Marlene Perry and Raymond LeClair; she is survived by three children, Mark and Denise Fairbank of Concord, Michael and Patricia Fairbank of Hampstead, and Michele Fairbank of Marina Del Rey, CA; her sister Jean Delaney of East Harwich, MA; her brother Norman LeClair of Revere; her grandchildren Trevor and Emily Fairbank of Concord and Max and Benjamin Fairbank of Hampstead; and by all of her nieces, nephews, friends, associates and acquaintances who will remember her generosity.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 25 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Chapel at the Soldier’s Home in Chelsea. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Concord Regional VNA Hospice Care: www.CRVNA.org
American Airlines retiree
Paul J. Murray, a member of one of Revere’s oldest families, died unexpectedly on April 15 at Ledgewood Rehabilitation Center of Beverly. He was 86 years old.
Born and raised in Revere, he graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1942. He entered the US Army during World War II and served for over five years. He retired in 1979 after 35 years as an operations agent with American Airlines. He was a member of the Danvers VFW.
He moved from Revere in 1949 and lived in Wakefield for more than 25 years. He moved to Lynnfield in 1965 and to Danvers in 1970 where he lived until his death.
He was the husband of the late Catherine R. (McCartney); beloved father of Paul J. Murray Jr. and his wife, Joanna, of Wichita Falls, Texas, Priscilla J. McLaughlin of Derry, NH, Mark Murray and his wife, Karen, of Lynnfield and the late Kathy A. Murray; devoted brother of Charles F. Murray and his wife, Genevieve M., and T. Patricia McDonough, all of Revere; John V. Murray of Amesbury, Richard P. “Skip” Murray of Wilmington and the late Leo J. Murray. He is also survived by four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday, April 26 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. His Funeral will follow at the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere at 10:30 a.m. followed by burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Boston North District Office – 3031, 138 Conant St., Beverly, MA 01915.
Beatrice M. (Venezia) Wood, a lifelong resident of Revere, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on April 16 following a long illness.
Born in Boston’s Roxbury section, she lived almost her entire life in Revere and spent most of her working career as a waitress in several area restaurants
The daughter of the late Edward and Amelia (Perry) Venezia, she was the devoted mother of Valerie J. Wood-Hanlon of Saugus, David Senders of Springfield and the late John “Jack” and Augustus “Gus” Rainone; cherished grandmother of Jamie E. Hanlon and Torin W. Hanlon, both of Saugus, Jennifer, Gus and Anthony Rainone, all of New Hampshire, and is also survived by two great grandsons. She was the sister of the late Lillian M. Costa, Rose E. McLaughlin, Emma Puorro, William, Edward, Vincent, Alphonso and Ernes Venezia and she is also lovingly survived by her devoted longtime companion, Charles Harnden of Saugus.
Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere on Monday, April 25 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funreal Service in the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimers’ Association, 311 Arsenal St.,
Watertown, MA 02471.
Orient Heights resident
Richard J. Levasseur of Orient Heights East Boston died on April 18.
He was the beloved husband of Roberta M. (Caponigro) Levasseur with whom he shared 31 years of marriage; loving father of Daniel Levasseur of New Hampshire, Pamela Surette of Malden and Kathleen Maitino and her husband, Domenic, of Stoneham; dear brother of Carmen Getty, Mary Lou and Norman Levasseur, all of East Boston, Paulette Deery and her husband, Michael, of West Roxbury, Rita Faretra of West Peabody, George and his wife, Donna, of Maine and the late Lucille Jordan and John Levasseur; cherished grandfather of Miranda and Juliano Maitino.
His Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Liturgical Blessing in the Most Holy Redeemer Church, Maverick Street, East Bston at 10 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For directions and guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com
Charlestown Navy Yard maintenance head
Harold Braid died on April 17 at his Chelsea home. He was 69 years old.
Born in Revere and in management for the National Parks Service, he was head of maintenance for the Charlestown Navy Yard.
He was the devoted brother of Janet Carron of Chelsea, Grace Robichaud of Saugus, Charles Braid of Chelsea and Patricia Detweiler of Florida; father of John Braid of Melrose, Tina Stickney and her husband, Shawn, of Swampscott and Peter Braid of Wakefield and is also lovingly survived by his granddaughter Sara Stickney as well as many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Monday, April 25 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 10 o’clock. Services will conclude with burial at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. To send a message of condolence to his family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com.
Member of Mass Laborers Union
John J. “Shelly” Pisano, formerly of East Boston, died on April 15 at the V.A. Medical Center of Brockton following a long illness. He was in his 89 years old.
Born and raised in Boston, he lived in East Boston all his life. He entered the US Navy in November of 1943 and served until ecember of 1945. Most of his working career was in the construction business with the Mass. Laborers Union. He was also a member of the Lynn YMCA.
He was the beloved husband of the late Bridget “Brigie” (Carrozza); cherished father of Frances A. Pisano of Glen Mills, PA and the late John G. “Ree” Pisano; devoted brother of Rose Mazzola and her husband, Philip, of Cohasset and the late Elvira Salamone, Joseph Canzano and Don “Hubbard” Canzano. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend his funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107), Revere on Thursday, April 21 at 9 a.m. followed by a Liturgical Blessing at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday only, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Brockton V.A. Medical Center, 940 Belmont St., Brockton, MA 02301, Attn. Patients’ Recreation Fund.-
Evelyn H. (Caristo) Hadley Of Cupertino, California, formerly of Pepperell and Revere, died on April 11 in California.
She graduated from Girls Trade School as a dressmaker and spent the next 40 years as a seamstress at I.L.G.W.U. She was a former member of St. Joseph Church, Pepperell.
She was the beloved mother of Dennis J. Hadley and his wife, Elizabeth, of Cupertino, CA, loving mother-in-law to Nancy Hadley of Stoneham, grandmother to seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was the wife of the late Franklin O. Hadley, Sr. and the mother of her late oldest son, Franklin O. Hadley, Jr.
Calling hours at the Marchand Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Pepperell are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services on Thursday, April 21 will be at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Pepperell. For directions and condolences please visit www.marchandfuneralhome.com.
Recent resident of Florida
Sam Cutler died peacefully at the Hebrew Home in Riverdale, NY on April 13. He was 94 years old.
He lived in Massachusetts and in recent years resided in Delrey Beach, Florida.
He was the husband of the late, Lillian Cutler and is survived by his daughters Ilene and Barbara and their spouses, his four grandchildren, his sister Evelyn Golder and brother Carl Cutler as well as his loving partner of 15 years, Lillian Morgenstern.
Lyndsey Joy Clark
Graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 2002
Lyndsey Joy Clark of Melrose died suddenly on April 17. She was 26 years old.
A graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 2002, she was the beloved daughter of Lauren (Blasi) Clark of Revere and Briggs Clark of Hampton, NH; loving mother of Jaelina Joy Slaughter and Michael Ronald Slaughter, both of Revere; dear sister of Jonathan B. Clark of Melrose and Devra J. (Clark) Najera of New York City; cherished granddaughter of Bernice and Paul Blasi of Winthrop and Dixie Clark of Melrose; loving great granddaughter of Sarah and William Taylor of Melrose. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Her Funeral will be held from the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose on Friday, April 22 at 9 a.m. followed by her Funeral Blessing at The Church of the Incarnation, 425 Upham St., Melrose at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Gifts in her memory may be made to CAB Health & Recovery Services, 111 Middleton Rd., Danvers, MA 01923. For obituary, directions, condolences, or to share a memory visit -RobinsonFuneralHome.com.
Helios Sunsin, Sr.
Of Everett, formerly of Chelsea
Helios Sunsin, Sr. of Everett, formerly of Chelsea, died at home on April 17 after a heroic battle with cancer. He was 79 years old.
Born in Honduras and a resident of Chelsea since 1978, for over 17 years he worked for the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home in the maintenance department.
He was the devoted husband of Trinidad (Cruz); beloved father of Gustavo Sunsin of Honduras, Helios Sunsin, Jr. of Revere, Magaly Sunsin of Everett and the late Mario Sunsin and is also lovingly survived by many brothers, one sister as well as many nieces and nephews. He was the cherished grandfather of Carlos Joel, Ronald, Helios, Mario, Kelvin, Sinead, Gustavo, Jr., Andrea and Carlos and great grandfather of Anahya, Izaiah and Mia.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend his Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m. followed by a Liturgical Blessing in St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway, Chelsea at 11 o’clock. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home will be held on Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. Services will conclude with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send a message of condolence to his family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com.
Member of VFW
Salvatore P. “Sal” DiBiase of Revere died on April 15.
“Sal” was a member of the VFW Logan Post in Somerville and served his country in World War II with the US Army Air Corps.
He was the beloved husband of the late Germana (D’Ovidio); father of Raymond DiBiase and his wife, Judy, of Saugus; son of the late Erasmo and Loretta (Capatosta) DiBiase; brother of Mary Errico of Medford and the late Antonio DiBiase, Carmina Volturno, Gracy O’Leary, Anna Silva and Cosmo and Rita DiBiase. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
His Funeral will be held from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28), North Reading, at Reading line, today, Wednesday, April 20 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Borromeo Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home today from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place, West, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02445.
Former Secretary for Chelsea and Revere High Schools
Arlene (Melescuic) Burke, former secretary and clerk for Chelsea and Revere High Schools, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday morning, April 18 following a battle with overwhelming illness. She was 64 years old.
Born in Winthrop, she was the daughter of Anna (Metrick) Melescuic of Revere and the late Alexis Melesciuc. She was raised in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She married Robert L. Burke and together they raised their two children in Revere. She was predeceased by her husband two years ago. She had been residing in Revere for the past 33 years.
She spent time working as a secretary for a law firm and then began working as a secretary and clerk for many years at both Chelsea High School and Revere High School. She was an active parishioner at the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church in Chelsea.
She was the beloved wife of the late Robert L. Burke; devoted mother of Jennie Solis and her husband, Wilfredo Javier and John R. Burke, all of Revere; loving daughter of Anna (Metrick) Melesciuc of Revere and the late Alexis Melesciuc and the cherished grandmother of Alexis Solis.
Her funeral will begin from the Frank A. Welsh & Son’s Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Thursday, April 21 at 10 a.m. followed by the Funeral Matins said in the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, 8 Addison St., Chelsea at 11 a.m. Services will conclude with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. 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. Funeral Home is fully handicap accessible, ample parking opposite Funeral Home. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to Nativity of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, 110 Washington Ave., Chelsea. To send expressions of sympathy and for directions, please visit www.ChelseaFuneralService.com. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Anthony Memorial/Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Homes, Chelsea.
Retired Office Clerk
Jane H. (Morrison) Reddick of Revere died on April 14 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett after a brief illness. She was 81 years old.
Born in Revere and an office clerk, she was the devoted wife of the late Harvey V. Reddick, Sr.; beloved mother of Harvey V. Reddick, Jr. and his wife, Jacquelyn, of Peabody, Phyllis J. Stone and her husband, Robert, of Wilmington and Susan Boodoo and her husband, John, of Revere; sister of Marilyn Bishop of Billerica and the late Louise LeBlanc, Myrtle McClintick, John Morrison and James Morrison; cherished grandmother of Melissa and Patrick Reddick, Kevin, Michael and Denise Boodoo and Jennifer Stone. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren Isaac Reddick, Derek and Dylan Boodoo, Priya Fiore and Isabella Boodoo as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, West Peabody. To send a message of condolence to her family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com
Carmela M. (Pusateri) Ferullo of Waterbury, VT, formerly of Revere, died on April 16. She was 99 years old.
A homemaker, born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Bova) Pusateri; the beloved wife of 72 years to the late Joseph; devoted mother of Amelia Wanser and her husband, Roland, of Vermont and Joseph and his wife, Jean, of Methuen; dear sister of Anthony Pusateri of Florida, Frank Pusateri of East Boston and the late Margaret Pusateri, Joanna Harrington, Constance Pusateri, Philip Pusateri, Anna Pusateri, James Pusateri and Mary Derosier. She is also survived by five loving grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held in The Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday, April 21 at 12:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. www.Buonfiglio.com.
Receptionist for North End Nursing Home
Sylvia (Scrima) Pisano of Saugus, formerly of the North End and East Boston, died on April 15 after a valiant battle with bronchial and lung cancer. She was 75 years old.
Born and raised in Boston’s North End, she moved to Saugus more than 30 years ago. For more than 30 years, she was the receptionist at North-End Nursing Home in Boston where she became a legend. She was a “Hallmark” at the facility and was the go-to person and everyone’s personal secretary and confidant.
She was the beloved wife of 31 years to Patrick C. Pisano; devoted sister of Concetta “Connie” Zarrella and her husband, Vincent, and Gilda Pasto, all of Saugus, Mary Greco of Wilmington, Rev. Claude Scrima, O.F.M. of St. Leonard’s Church, Boston and the late Michael Scrima. She is also lovingly survived by Revere Police Sgt. Detective Steven J. Pisano and his wife, Barbara, of Peabody and their children, Angie Pisano-Briggs and her husband, John, of Saugus, Alisha Pisano of Peabody and the late Patrick R. Pisano and also lovingly survived by many caring and adoring nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend her Funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere today, Wednesday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in The Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Saugus at 10:30 a.m. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Lungevity Foundation, 435 North LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60654, www.lungevity.org.
Alina O. (Ottoson) Pozark of Revere, formerly of Melrose, died on April 17.
A graduate of Radcliffe College, Class of 1958, she was the wife of the late John R. Pozark; loving mother of John Pozark of Wakefield, Christopher Pozark of Saugus, Alisa Risteen of Methuen and Jennifer Pozark of Jamacia Plain; cherished grandmother of Cameron and Lauren; dear sister of John Ottoson of Maryland and the late Anne King.
Her funeral service will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, today, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. For directions and condolences: www.BisbeePorcella.com.
Longtime General Motors employee
David W. Nevins of Watertown died at home on April 15.
A retired long time employee of General Motors, he was the beloved husband of Nancy A. (Perry) Nevins; devoted father of Brenda C. Ryan of Amherst, NH; Brian J. Nevins of Revere and Paula J. Nevins of Winsor, CT.; loving grandfather of Sean P. Ryan, Tess C. Ryan and Marcelino La Bella.
Funeral arrangements were by the Stanton Funeral Home, Watertown. Burial was in Cambridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to VNA Hospice Care, 100 TradeCenter, G500, Woburn, MA 01801 would be appreciated.
Vito Briatico of Malden, formerly of East Boston, died on April 15.
A barber in Boston’s Back Bay for many years and a US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Claire (Emmons); devoted father of Linda Sullivan of Hyde Park, Vito of Saugus, Alice Makino of Derry, NH and Philip of Melrose; dear brother of Anna Ascolillo of East Boston, Frances Kramer of Paris, TX and the late Angelo, Barbara and Betty Briatico. He is also survived by 10 loving grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere will be held today, Wednesday, April 20 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited at 10:30 am. Burial will be in Forest Dale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the D.A.V. PO Box 14301 Cincinnati OH 45250-0301 Att: Gift Processing.
Arthur E. Foulds of Lynnfield died on April 15.
He was the husband of Lillian M. (Chaffee) Foulds; father of Richard A. Foulds and his wife, Mary Ellen, of Langhorne, PA, Alan E. Foulds and his wife, Anna, of Reading and Dianne M. Foulds of Lynnfield and is also survived by three grandchildren, Gregory, Christopher and Amanda and one great-grandchild, Sofia.
A memorial service will be held in the Centre Congregational Church, 5 Summer St., Lynnfield today, Wednesday, at 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Centre Congregational Church Building Fund, 5 Summer St., Lynnfield, MA 01940. ForObit/Guestbook, www.mcdonaldfs.com McDonald Funeral Home Wakefield, MA 781 245-3550/781-334-9966.
Died of Metatastic Melanoma
Derek G. Fula died in Lynn, formerly of Revere, on April 13 following a two year battle with metastatic melanoma. He was 27 years old.
He was the beloved son of Denise E. MacAllister of Everett and Gabriel A. DeSousa-Fula Sr. of Portugal; cherished brother of Ellyse L. MacAllister of Maine, Devon E. and Samantha J. DeVito, both of Revere, Gabriel A. DeSousa-Fula Jr., Destini Albert, Daralyn Albert, Pamela Dobson and Brandi Albert, all of Maine; dear grandson of Ralph R. MacAllister and the late Denise E. (Botticelli) MacAllister of Revere and Hermino and Maria Fula of Cape Cod, MA. He is also lovingly survived by his girlfriend, Nicole M. Keating and her children, Joshua V. and Isabella M. DeSouza, with whom he made his home in Lynn. He is also lovingly survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and his nephews Devon DeVito Jr. and Carlos Esmurria III and his best and devoted friend Nicholas Gigliello III of Revere.
Funeral arrangements were the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, West Peabody. In lieu of flowers, remembrances made directly to the family would be most appreciated.
Nicole Rose Fletcher-Bowden
Nicole Rose Fletcher Bowden died unexpectedly at her Everett home on April 11. She was 29 years old.
Born in Melrose, she was a lifelong Everett resident and a raudate of Pope John XXIII High School in Everett. She was currently a student at a beauty school pursuing her hairdressing license.
She was the wife of Chad Bowden; beloved mother of Cassandra Rose Bowden of Everett; loving and devoted daughter of Laureen R. Chapman and her husband, Lance, of N. Reading and John R. Fletcher and his wife, Lisa, of Danvers; cherished granddaughter of Mary M. Fletcher of Revere and Rita M. Hurley of Everett; dear sister of Samantha Lee Fletcher of Danvers, Casey Ann Chapman of N. Reading and Alexandria Noel Fletcher of Danvers.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cafasso and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to Laureen R. Chapman, FBO Cassandra Rose Bowden, c/o Everett Co-Operative Bank, 419 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149, would be sincerely appreciated.
Retired Boston Herald Pressman
David A. Honohan of Charlestown died suddenly on April 15. He was 60 years old.
He was a retired 31 year employee of the Boston Herald Newspaper and a member of the Pressman’s Union Local 3.
He was the beloved son of the late Andrew J. and Winifred A. (Durant) Honohan; devoted brother of Marie A. LaBella and her husband, John, of Saugus and James Honohan and his wife, Michele, of Revere; loving uncle of Andrew and Jamie Honohan and his grandnephew, Andrew Honohan Jr.; loving companion of Mary Lou White and her daughters, Bernadette Connors and Melinda White and Papa to Chris and Bree.
Funeral arrangements were by the Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in his name to The Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, 17 Lafayette Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150. For obituary and online condolences, please visit www.carrfuneral.com.
Dennis Cuoco of Revere died on April 12. He was 48 years old.
An upholster, born in Revere, he was the beloved husband of Diana (Cimmino) Cuoco of Revere; loving son of Gloria (DeMarco) and the late Orlando “Lundy” Cuoco; dear brother of Charlotte Casiello of Peabody and Gary Cuoco of Revere and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
At the family’s request, all services where private. Arrangements were under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum. Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. For guestbook, please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com.
Darcy Lynn Mansfield
Darcy Lynn Mansfield of Everett died unexpectedly on March 24. She was 30 years old.
She was the daughter of the late Robert A. Mansfield, Jr. and is survived by her two little boys, Jeremy Jacob Luongo, age 8 and Jesse Robert Luongo, age 6; her long time partner Jerry Luongo of Everett, her brother Robert Mansfield, her mother Sandra (Hare) Luongo of Everett, her step father Anthony Luongo of Everett, her father and mother-in-law Kevin and Paula Whiteley, both of Revere, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Paul and Jeanette Serino and Peter and Nicole Luongo, all of Peabody, brother-in-law Sean Whiteley of Revere and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Luongo Children Memorial Fund has been established in her honor to help Jeremy Luongo with the care of their two young boys, Jeremy Jacob and Jesse Robert. Donations are greatly appreciated and can be made at any TD Bank location throughout the United States. Funeral services have been held.
Rudolph J. “Rudy” Caruso of Malden died on April 12.
A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the devoted husband of Annie “Mary” (DiSario) Caruso; beloved father of Donna D’Alessandro of Salem, Corinne Riley and her husband, Dan, of Nashua, NH, Rudy Caruso and his wife, Sheryl, of Haverhill and John Caruso and his wife, Lena, of Revere; brother of Leonard Caruso of Saugus and the late Elizabeth Iovino; cherished grandfather of Nicole and Gina D’Alessandro, Danielle Hatch, Kristen Riley, Michael and Anthony Caruso, Kaitlyn, Cynthia and Kloie Caruso and Gabriella and Joseph Caruso. He is also survived by four great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home, Malden. Entombment was in the family mausoleum at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For guestbook see www.spadaforafuneral.com.
East Boston resident
James J. Powers of East Boston died unexpectedly on April 11.
He was the cherished son of Mary (Botto) Powers of East Boston and the late James J. Powers, Sr; loving brother of Linda Coolidge and her husband, Ralph, of Amesbury, Mary Masucci and her friend, Richard Fawcett, of Revere, Matthew Powers of Winthrop and Ronald F. Powers of East Boston; fond uncle of nine nieces and nephews and eight grand nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home. Burial was private. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Kim Marie Gordon
Of Revere, formerly of East Boston
Kim Marie Gordon of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on April 12.
She was the beloved daughter of George Gordon of Revere and the late Grace “Gracie” (Elacqua) Gordon; loving mother of Mark J. Gordon and his friend, Janea Piso of East Boston; loving sister of Dennis Gordon, Richard Gordon and his wife, Michelle, and Mark Gordon and his wife, Jo-Ann, all of Revere, Kenneth Gordon and his wife, Annette and George Gordon and his wife, Rosemarie, all of East Boston; cherished grandmother of Mark Jr. and Nathan Gordon; niece of Concetta and William Cunningham of East Boston and dear friend of Debby Penaranda. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
Washington State resident
Eleanor (Merullo) Cook died on March 14 in Pasco, Washington.
She was the daughter of the late Pellegrino and Margarite Merullo; wife of the late Elza Cook, sister of the late John, Emilio, Pasqualina (Merullo) Covino, Jennie Merullo, Gene, Arthur, Albert, Viola and Jennie Mosca. She is survived by her two loving daughters, Jeannie and her husband, Jim Anderson and Patricia and her husband, Wayne Hibdon; six grandchildren, Troy, Eric and Dusten Anderson, Craig, Derek and Robert Hibdon.
A graveside service and celebration of her life will be held at the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland, WA on May 27, when two of her grandsons return from overseas duty.
Express your thoughts and memories on the online Guest Book At: www.einansfuneralhome.com.
Theresa “Lois” (Caldwell) McLaughlin of Charlestown died on April 12.
She was the beloved wife of the late John E. “Squeaky” McLaughlin; loving mother of John and his wife, Sandra, of Reading, Mandy Simmons and her husband, Robert, of Peabody and Timothy and his wife, Jillian, of Revere; dear sister of Ralph Caldwell and Catherine Shea, both of Charlestown and is also survived by her grandchildren, Annie, Katie, Jaden, Samantha, Marissa, Ava, Peyton, Raymond and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Murphy & Turnbull Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice. www.murphyturnbull.com.
Bank of Boston retiree
Charlotte J. (Gouliaski) Montford, a 50 year resident of Revere, died on April 12 at her home in Revere. She was 75 years old.
She retired from Bank of Boston as a supervisor in the financial department after 30 years of service.
Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helne (Walenjewicz) Gouliaski. Mrs. Montford is survived by one brother, Wayne Gouliaski and his wife, Shirley, of Dunstable; one sister, Barbara Nicastro and her husband, Nicky, of New Hampshire and her dear friends, John and Leona Orlando of Revere
At her request, services were omitted. Arrangements were by Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus & Revere. Donations in her memory may be made to New Hope Assembly of God, 9 Assembly Drive, Saugus, MA 01903. For condolences, www.BisbeePorcella.com.