Obituaries 05-22-2013

James Michael Badolato

Gifted Artist and Talented Musician

James  Michael Badolato, formerly of Revere, died on May 12.  He was 51 years old.
Born and raised in Revere, he graduated from Revere High School in 1979 and was currently working at Fresh City in Newton.

Jimmy was a kind and creative person with an amazing spirit.  He was a gifted artist and talented musician and will be forever missed by all who knew and loved him.
Jimmy was the loving son of Joseph and the late Jean Badolato of Revere; dear brother of Joseph of Lynnfield, and Darlene and her husband, Charles Fusco of Revere.  Adored by nieces and nephews, Ryan, Jeana, Eric, CJ Fusco and Michael and Alicia Badolato, he was the grandson of the late Domenic and Helen DiCarlo and Joseph and Clara Badolato.  He is also lovingly survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services are private.  A memorial mass will be held at a later date to be announced. For guestbook, please visit

Linda Golding

Market Forge of Everett Retiree

Linda (Marco) Golding, a lifelong resident of Revere, died unexpectedly on May 14 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. She was 93 years old.

Born and raised in Revere and a 1938 graduate of Revere High School, she worked for 35 years as an accountant for Market Forge of Everett where she also supervised the Employees Credit Union for many years. She retired in 1995. Market-Forge took part in the “Junior Achievement” Program where young men and women gain on the job experience within a certain field of interest particular to the company. Linda ran and operated this program for more than 20 years. According to a present day long time employee, she was much loved and respected during her tenure at Market-Forge where she is still fondly remembered by many after nearly 18 years of retirement.

She was the wife of the late Robert B. Golding who died in June of 1981; the devoted mother of Carol J. Landry and her husband, James of Haverhill, Robert C. Golding of Revere and Gail A. Landry and her husband, Joseph of Chelmsford; the cherished grandmother of Jason M. Landry and his wife, Anne of Boston, Jamie R. Landry and his wife, Monique and Jeremy P. Landry, all of Haverhill and Robert J. “RJ” Landry of Chelmsford. She is also lovingly survived by her great granddaughter, Nora J. Landry. She was the dear sister of the late Ida Graceffa.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody. Remembrances may be made to the American Lung Association of Massachusetts, 468 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02451. For more information, please visit:

Simonella Magliulo

Of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston and Charlestown

Simonella Y. “Cricket” Magliulo of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston and Charlestown, died on May 18.

She was the devoted mother of James M. Magliulo and his fiancé, Diane of New Mexico, Tina Becker of Revere and the late Andre Magliulo, loving partner of Cheryl Capozzi of Chelsea. She is also survived by five cherished grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass in celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, May 23 in the Most Holy Redemeer Church, Maverick Street, East Boston at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Memorial donations may be made to MGH Cancer Research, 55 Fruit St., Boston, 02115. Arrangements are under the personal care of Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 617 569 0990. For more information, please visit:

Jeannette Foley

Longtime Revere School System Financial Secretary

Jeannette (Connors) Foley of Revere died on May 17 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere following a long illness. She was 91 years old.

Born and raised in Oak Island, Revere, she was a 1939 graduate of Revere High School.  She and her family were life-long supporters and devotees of the former St. Theresa Church of Revere.  She spent over 30 years as Financial Secretary of the Revere School System.

Although she and her late husband, Jeremiah A. Foley, considered themselves life-long residents of Revere, they lived in Haverhill for over 25 years in the fifties and sixties because of Jerry’s employment with John Hancock Life Insurance.  ”Jerry” died in September of 1980.

Both Jeannette and her sister, Marie “ReRe,” will long be remembered for their infamous daily walks on Revere Beach Boulevard.  For over 20 years “The Sisters” would begin their walk at 8:30 a.m. from their home on Cary Avenue and make the total four-mile walk daily.  You could not help but notice the “Duo:” their perfectly coiffured hair, the “Vogue” outfits and all the accessories that made them unique and elegant.  This continued well into Jeannette’s middle-eighties, when her health began to decline.

Jeannette was a devout Catholic and attended mass regularly. She maintained a beautiful home, was an avid reader, an interesting conversationalist and was especially dedicated and devoted to her entire family and their needs.

She was the devoted mother of Karen M. Epler and her husband, Grant O. Epler of Lynnfield;  the dear sister of Marie H. “ReRe” (Connors) Capodilupo and her husband, Justin P. of Revere and the late Thomas D. Connors and the late Jacqueline V. “Jackie” Grenda.  She was the cherished grandmother of Scott A. Epler and his wife, Maryalice of Biddeford, Maine, Danielle M. Junkins and her husband, Todd of East Bridgewater and the late Grant P. Epler.  She is also lovingly survived by her great-granddaughters, Sara M. and Kacy N. Junkins, her sister-in-law, Rose Connors of Lynn, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  She was predeceased by her niece, Jean M. Maguire and her brother-in-law, Frank M. Grenda.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center, 204 Proctor Ave., Revere, MA 02151, ATTN: Patients’ Activities Fund.

Mary Didio

Of Revere, formerly of Malden

Mary P. (Kleinholter) Didio of Revere, formerly of Malden, died on May 11 at Union Hospital in Lynn. She was 81 years old.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, she moved  with her family to Massachusetts at the age of 19, residing in Malden until moving to Revere in 1987.

She was the devoted wife of the late Francis J.; beloved mother of Patricia Nigro and her husband, Stephen of Malden, John F. Didio and his wife, Catherine of Ashland, Jean M. Jackson and her husband, Edward of Peabody and Judith E. Phillips and her husband, Steven of Sussex, NJ; dear sister of the late Henry J. and John R. Kleinholter; cherished grandmother of Paul, Mark and Allison Nigro, Brian Didio, Ross and Sarah Jackson, Kasey Talon and Scott and Neil Phillips and is also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren: Isaiah and Camryn Nigro and Brody and Jaxon Phillips as well as by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Carroll Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy in Mary’s name may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114.

Andrea Wilson


Andrea M. (Sabbagh) Wilson of Oregon, formerly of Peabody, died at home unexpectedly on May 14. She was 47 years old.

Born in Chandler, Arizona while her father was in the military, she was raised in Peabody and was a 1984 graduate of Peabody High School. In 1996, she and her family moved to Roseburg, Oregon where she remained until her untimely death.

She was the beloved daughter of Richard P. Sabbagh of Georgetown and the late Theresa M. (McCarthy) Sabbagh; cherished mother of Dylan A., Alicia N. and Michael Wilson, all of Ostego, Mn and the devoted sister of David R. Sabbagh and his wife, Julie of Lynnfield and Michael R. Sabbagh of Rowley. She is also lovingly survived by Terry Cutting of Georgetown, her nephew, Max and her niece, Lucy of Lynnfield, her former husband, Timothy A. Wilson of Ostego, Mn, several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her adopted mother, Janet (Foley) Sabbagh-Donovan.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, May 24 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. A Funeral Mass will follow at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at noon followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Friends of “Mel’ Foundation, 200 Ledgewood Place, STE. 101, Rockland, MA 02370  ( For additional information, please visit:   


Marie Cafarelli

Homemaker and Lifelong Revere Resident

Marie I. (Ardizzoni) Cafarelli, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on May 20 after a long and arduous 12 year struggle with complications arising from cerebral vascular disease.   She was 86 years old.

Born in Chelsea, she was a 1944 graduate of Revere High School and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed playing cards and was a proficient cribbage player.

She was the wife of the late Revere Patrolman Leonard L. Cafarelli who died in May of 1981; the cherished mother of Donna L. Marcinowski and her husband, Paul F. of Revere, Arlane L. Zagami and her husband, Peter of Moultonboro, NH, formerly of North Reading, Diane M. Ceruolo of Peabody and Leonard G. Cafarelli of Revere; devoted grandmother of: Lynn M. Ceruolo of Peabody, Paul R. Ceruolo of Saugus, Christopher J. Ceruolo and his wife, Melissa of Lynn and Jenelle Cafarelli, Danielle Cafarelli and her partner, Kevin, all of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandsons, Sean and Joseph Ceruolo and her large extended Cafarelli family.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, May 23 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach Street and Winthrop Avenue) at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice. For more information, visit:

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