Obituaries 09-03-2014

Helen Ann Hemeon

Of Florida, formerly of Revere

Helen Ann (Moran) Hemeon of New Port Richey, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away early on June 3 after a long illness.

Born to the late John and Anna Moran in Charlestown, she lived in Revere for most of her life until retiring to Florida with her husband, the late Alfred R. Hemeon.

Mrs. Hemeon, who enjoyed traveling and spending time with her grandchildren, was the mother of Michael Hemeon and his wife, Woiza of New Jersey, Bruce Hemeon of North Carolina, Arlene Palomba and her husband, Neal of Massachusetts and Mauren Capano and her husband, Frank of Florida. (Maureen was her caregiver for many years after her husband passed away.) Mrs. Hemeon was the sister of the late Ruth Burr and her husband Ray, the late John Moran and his wife, Alice, Mary Pudgy Hart and Arlene (Winnie) Barnes and her late husband, Walter Barnes. She was the loving grandmother of Steven Hemeon, Alicia Palomba, Melissa Palomba, Ethan Hemeon and Sean Hemeon and the great grandmother of four.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on September 8 at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus, MA 01906.

Theresa Matejic

Mother of Linda DeAngelo of Revere

Theresa (née Schuhlein) Matejic, mother of Linda DeAngelo of Revere, departed August 22 at the Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé in Laval, Quebec Canada.

Formerly of Bamberg, Germany, she came to Canada in 1953 at the age of 19.
She was the loving mother of Linda M. DeAngelo and her husband, Frank, Dyane Matejic and her husband, Richard Danis of Montreal, Susanne Waagemans and her husband, Michael of Laval, Doris Walker of Toronto and Jimmy Matejic of Laval.

She is also lovingly survived by her grandchildren: Shawn and Samantha Walker, Jason Waagemans, David and Michael DeAngelo.

Your kind thoughts of condolence and prayers are appreciated

James ‘The Greek’ Zouras

His true passion was Chelsea High School Athletics and he remained close to his Chelsea roots all his life

James “The Greek” Zouras of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on August 26 after a long bout with cancer.

James, who resided in Revere and Clearwater, FL., was a graduate of Chelsea High School and Newton Junior College. He was a Sergeant in the National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers from 1956 to 1964, worked as an architectural engineer for the United States Post Office and as a reserve Revere Police Officer. A 32nd Degree Freemason and a member of the Bethlehem Lodge and Shriners International Boston, MA, he was also a member of the Italian American Club in Revere, the VFW in Clearwater and a founding member of the Winnesimmet Club of Chelsea. He was the former captain of the “Try Me” fishing boat and a member of the Lynn, Lynn Volunteer, and Bass Point Yacht Clubs and an antique car enthusiast.

His true passion was Chelsea High School football and athletics. He coached and assisted the program for over 20 years and loved teaching and mentoring young athletes. He was the assistant coach of Chelsea High’s only Superbowl winning team and he remained close to his Chelsea roots and friendships his entire life.

He was the beloved husband of 43 years to Paula A. (Pappas) Zouras of Revere; devoted father of Charles Zouras of Revere; son of Charles “Chick” and Angelina “Kiki”(Primpas) Zouras.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Jimmy’s name to: Jimmy Fund 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA 02445. For online guestbook and memorial please visit:

Rose Marie Borghetti

Retired Secretary,

Her family was her greatest joy

Rose Marie (Costantino) Borghetti of New Hampshire, formerly of Revere, passed away on August 31, with loving family members by her side. She was 88 years old. She resided at Windham Terrace in Windham, NH for the past two years during a period of declining health.

Born in 1925 to the late Caterina (Sindoni) and Giovanni Costantino, she was raised in Revere and graduated from Revere High School in 1943. She performed secretarial work at a variety of companies and has been retired for the past 24 years. She was a faithful member of St. Anthony of Padua Church.

In 1958 she married her beloved husband, Anthony. They resided in Watertown and Saugus before building their home in Revere in 1963. They celebrated 45 years of marriage until his passing in 2004. Mrs. Borghetti was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Her greatest joy was being with her family and watching her son and grandson grow up.

She was predeceased by her daughter Catherine, and granddaughter Sabrina and was the loving mother of Anthony Borghetti and his wife, Yvonne (Constant) of Salem, NH, and proud grandmother to Alex; the dear sister-in-law of Virginia Borghetti of Peabody and the late Joseph Borghetti, Tina Belmonte and her husband, Louis of Saugus; the much loved aunt of her nephews Joseph Belmonte of Saugus, Mark Borghetti of Washington D.C. and Peter and Cherylanne Borghetti of Murrysville, PA, along with their three children, Thomas, Daniel and Jonathan. She will also be dearly missed by her in-laws, Glenda Constant of Peabody, with whom she shared her wonderful grandson, and Audrey Constant of Plymouth, MA.

Funeral arrangements are by the Buonfiglio-Bruno funeral home at 128 Revere Street, Revere. Visiting hours are Friday, September 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 6. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Saugus. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Anthony’s Parish, 250 Revere Street, Revere, MA 02151.

Alexander Quinton

Member of Iron Workers Local 7

Alexander Quinton passed away August 27 at the Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Saugus. He was 75 years old.

Born in Everett, the son of the late Alexander and Pearl (Bursey) Quinton, Alexander was raised in Everett, attended Everett public schools and graduated from Everett Vocational High School in 1955. He remained in Everett for 35 years.

After graduating high school, he enlisted in the US Navy on January 31, 1956. During the Vietnam War, Alexander was stationed at the US Naval Amphibious Base in Virginia and was honorably discharged on September 30, 1959. Upon returning home from the Navy, Alexander was employed as an iron worker for various construction firms. He later worked in the maintenance department for the Ocean Shore’s apartment building in Lynn for 11 years. Alexander resided in Lynn for 23 years and was a member of the Iron Workers Union Local #7.

The husband of the late Vera (Moore) Quinton, he was the beloved father of Phillip Quinton and his wife, Melissa of Lynn, Barbara Pezzuto and her husband, John of Revere, Sandra Witkowski and her husband, Stephen of Saugus, Patricia McIntosh and her husband, Darren of Lynn and Marjorie Rollins and her husband. Robert Jr. of Peabody; the dear brother of Marjorie Jaynes of Revere, Mildred Jaynes of Florida and the late John Quinton and Anne Martin. Alexander is also lovingly survived by 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were conducted in the William R. Carafa & Son Home For Funerals, Chelsea on August 30. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery in Everett.
Donations in Alexander’s memory may be made to the Glendale United Methodist Church, 151 Glendale St., Everett, MA 02149.

Andrew ‘Bobby’ D’Amico, Jr.

Devoted Family Man;

Salesman for Superior Automobile Parts

Andrew R. “Bobby” D’Amico, Jr. of N. Andover, formerly of Revere, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 28 in the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-West Campus, after a brief illness. He was 62 years old.

Born in Chelsea, Bobby lived in Revere for many years before settling in North Andover. He worked for many years at his family’s service station in Lynnfield and was now working for Superior Automobile Parts as an automotive parts salesman. Bobby was a devoted family man, who found it difficult to say no. He had many interests and enjoyed playing cards.

The beloved husband of Geri (Torcivia) for over 45 years, he was the devoted son of Andrew R. D’Amico and the late Dorothy (DeNisco); dear and devoted father of Laurie Farinella and her husband, Joseph of Beverly and Rob A. D’Amico and his wife, Amy of Ayer; brother of Lauragale D’Amico and Thomas DiSisto of Revere, Rosemary DiBartolomeo and her husband, Darren of Lynnfield and Dorothy Donna Petrella and her husband, Peter of W. Peabody; loving “Papa” of LJ Farinella, Ava and Ellie D’Amico; brother-in-law of Angelo and Ann Nicolai and the late Andrew Torcivia and his surviving wife, Maria Torcivia. Bobby is also survived by several loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bobby’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett today, Wednesday, September 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. His funeral will be held from the funeral home on Thursday at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in Bobby’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated.

Herbert N. Roberts, 82

Worked in the food produce industry

Herbert N. Roberts, of Rose Street, Revere, died on August 31, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He was 82.

Born in Lynn, he grew up in Revere and attended Revere High School. He was the husband of Virginia Roberts, with whom he shared 33 years of marriage. They have lived on Rose Street since 2002.

Mr. Roberts was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He received several medals for his service. He was a life member and past commander of the Beachmont VFW Post 6712.

Mr. Roberts worked in the food produce industry. He liked spending time with his family and friends.

Mr. Roberts also leaves a sister, Bernice, of Beverly, a nephew, Evan and his wife, of Beverly, and a nephew, Paul, and his wife and family, of Connecticut, a granddaughter, Molly D’Amico, of Lowell.

Boston Cremation handled the arrangements

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