Obituaries 01-06-2016

Robert (Randy) Stott

Long time Logistic Manager for Sears and Roebuck


Robert Stott of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 5.

A U.S. Army Korean Conflict Vetreran, Robert worked as a Logistic Manager for Sears and Roebuck for many years.

He was the beloved husband of the late Lucy “Lulu” (Sardo); devoted father of Robert P. and his wife, Tish of Revere, Patricia Stott of Revere, John and his wife, Joyce and Anthony “Dino,” all of Peabody; dear brother of the late John Stott; loving brother in-law of Connie and Vincent Tagliamonte of Melrose, Ro Ro and Joseph Cattoggio of Revere and Nina Sardo of Boxford and is also survived by six loving grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Saturday, January 9 at 8 a.m. Followed by a Funeral Mass in St Mary of the Assumption Church at 9 a.m. Internment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Salvation Army Attn: Development Dept. 25 Shawmut Rd Canton, MA 02021. For guest book please visit

Barry Joseph Maloney

Graphic design editor for newspapers and publishing companies; man of great courage & determination

Barry Joseph Maloney of Dedham, formerly of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully in his home on January 2 after battling cancer for over seven years. He was 51 years old.

Although many of our hearts are not ready to handle such a loss, we can only celebrate the times we shared while he was with us. Barry was a man of great courage and determination, was an explorer of life, and was genuine in his beliefs with his vibrant personality. His sense of humor, love of music, and delightful storytelling are some of the many reasons he will be missed. Professionally, he worked as a graphic design editor for newspaper and publishing companies, including the Independent Newspaper Group of Revere.

He graduated from The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, was a member of the DaVinci Art Alliance Guild, Philadelphia, PA, and was associated with Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA and Kaji Aso Studio, Institute for the Arts, Boston, MA for years in his passionate pursuit of fine art, poetry, and philosophy. He participated in numerous art shows as well as solo exhibits, published books of poetry, numerous essays and short stories, as well as a book entitled: The Collected Art of Barry Maloney. He deeply valued his loyal family and dear friends where that love was reflected in his gracious, kind, sensitive nature.

Barry was the beloved husband of Dawn Michele (Soska) Maloney and devoted brother of three siblings: sister, Mary (Husband, Allen) Hockenbury of Virginia; sister, Elizabeth (Husband, Gregory) Pastino of New Jersey and brother, Mark (Wife, Joann) Maloney of Virginia. Barry was an exceptional uncle to his nephews and nieces: Matthew (Wife, Kelsey), Alexandra, David, Anastasia, Steven, Caroline and Maya, as well as, the next generation of great-nephews, Everett and Owen. He was the son-in-law of Donald and Helen Soska of Harding, PA and will be sincerely missed by them, their family, and extended family and friends.

His Funeral will be held from The Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St. West Roxbury on Saturday January 9 at 9 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrated in The Holy Name Church, 1689 Centre St. West Roxbury will be at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Visiting hours in the funeral home will be on Friday January 8 from 4 to 6 p.m.

It is with special thanks to Dana Farber Cancer Institute for the outstanding care they gave Barry. Support for continuing cancer research and patient care can be made at or Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 in lieu of flowers. A legacy promise: we would be sincerely grateful if an act of kindness be done in Barry’s memory. He touched the lives of many and will always be remembered in our hearts. For more information visit:

Edward Joseph Gray

Truck Driver

Edward Joseph Gray of Revere died on December 23. He was 69 years old.

A US Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and a truck driver, Mr. Gray was born in Malden and was the devoted father of Michelle Gray, Patricia Gray, Paul Sullivan, Robert Sullivan and Lisa Sullivan, all of Malden; dear brother of Frank Gray of New Hampshire and the late Wayne Gray; cherished grandfather of Taylor, James, Dennis, Shannon, Katie and Patrick.

A graveside service will be held in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA on Thursday, January 7 at 11:15 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. For online memorial please visit:

Lorraine Malinowski

Retired Northeastern University Assistant Bursar, Officer Manager former Andys Gas Station

Lorraine C. Cutillo) Malinowski, a long time resident of Revere,died unexpectedly at Winchester Hospital on anuary , who days following her 83rd birthday.

Born in Boston, she came to live in Revere as a young girl attending Revere Schools and graduating from Revere High School in 1950. She lived in Revere most of her life until moving to Woburn in 1995. From 1982 to 2012, for 30 years, she served as an Administrative Assistant and then as Assistant Bursar for Northeastern University of Boston. Concurrently, she worked as office manager and book-keeper for “Andy’s Gas Station” on Broadway, Revere.

A woman of tremendous energy, she kept her home and raised her family, lovingly and tenderly. She was an active member of the Ladies Lodge of the Women of the Moose of Revere and also taught CCD for her parish at St. Anthony’s of Revere for several years.

Her beloved late husband, Adam V. Malinowski passed in October of 1989. She was the cherished mother of Attorney Adam J. Malinowski and his wife, Theresa A. of Malden and Richard A. Malinowski of Revere; the devoted grandmother of Rachael A. Malinowski of Baltimore, Maryland and Molly E. and Nikolaus A. Malinowski, both of Malden. She is also survived by her adoring companion of 25 years, John J. Morandi of Woburn. She was the dear sister of Janet M. Stuppia and her husband, Michael Sr. of Revere and the late, Louis R., Frank R. and Robert J. Cutillo and her sister, Florence E. Cantone who passed in August of 2015. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For additional information, please visit

Patricia Colburne

N.E. Tel & Tel retiree

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass for Patricia E. (Fallon) Colburne who died on Sunday, December 13 following a long illness at Winchester Hospital. The Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, January 9 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach Street and Winthrop Avenue, Revere.)

Born and raised in Chelsea, she was a graduate of Chelsea High School, Class of 1944. Most of her working career was spent with N.E. Tel & Tel as a telephone operator. She retired in 1991 after 30 years of service. She also worked for the Adept Telephone Answering Service for several years before final retirement.

She lived in Revere for many years before moving to the Barnstead-Merrimac Region of New Hampshire for almost 20 years, before returning to Wakefield.

“Pat” was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community.

Her late husband Jack W. Colburne passed away in March of 1981. She was the cherished mother of John W. “Jack” Colburn of Ayer; the devoted sister of the late Retired Chelsea Patrolman Joseph E. Fallon, Lorraine M. Bowman, Marcelle Edgett and Ernestine Page. She is also lovingly survived by her sister in law Concetta “Connie” Fallon of Wakefield and by many caring nephews, nieces, grand nephews and grand nieces.

Arrangements are by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity. Please visit: Interment will be held privately at a later time at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Louise Bosco

Of Revere

Louise (Pace) Bosco of Revere died on December 29.

She was the beloved wife of the late Richard Bosco; devoted mother of Diana Bosco-Weems and her late husband, Donald and Jimmy Bosco of Peabody; dear sister of Alfred Pace of Somerville and the cherished grandmother of Jamey Bosco of Plymouth.

A graveside service was held in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett with arrangements by the Paul Buonfiglio  Sons-Bruno Funeral Home of Revere,  For online memorial and guestbook please visit:

Bernardette Saponaro

Area businesswoman; devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother

Bernadette (Slaney) Saponaro of  Revere passed away peacefully on December 23 at the age of 82.

Born on January 27, 1933 in Woburn, Bernadette was a long time resident of Revere. A graduate of Everett High School, she went on to stand at the helm with her husband, Tony, founding various businesses including a miniature golf course on the Lynnway, Tiffany’s Restaurant in Everett, and one of New England’s largest rental/special event companies, Camelot Special Events in Wakefield, that is now run by her three sons.

She was the loving daughter of Vivian (Walsh) Chisholm and step-daughter of John Chisholm; the devoted wife of the late Anthony ‘Tony’ Saponaro with whom she shared 61 years of marraige;; the loving mother of Jan (Anthony) Saponaro and his companion, Evelyn French of North Reading, Mark and his wife, Stephanie of Stoneham, and William and his wife, Gail of Wakefield;  the cherished grandmother of Danielle Saponaro-Zaccaria and her husband, Michael of Revere, Nicholas and Bailey Saponaro of Stoneham and Jennifer and Christopher Saponaro of Wakefield. She was also the dear great grandmother of Natalia and Michael Anthony Zaccaria of Revere and mother in law to the late Katherine Saponaro.

Friends and family are kindly invited to gather for a celebration of Bernadette’s life on Wednesday, January 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Prince Pizzeria in Saugus. Funeral services will be private

Carl Tranfaglia

US Postal Service Retiree

Carl D. Tranfaglia, a lifelong Revere resident, died on December 21 at the Saugus Care Facility after a long illness. He was 93 years old.

Born and raised in Revere, he was a 1940 graduate of Revere High School. He entered the US Navy in August of 1941 and served until February of 1947 as a Sonarman 1st Class. He began his career with the US Postal Service soon after returning home from the Navy and spent most of his career at the supervisory level at South Postal Annex, retiring in 1987.

He was the beloved husband of 67 years of  Alice C. (John) Tranfaglia;  the devoted father of Carl D. Tranfaglia, Jr. of Lynn, Paul W. Tranfaglia of Revere and Debra Bruno and her husband, Robert of Georgetown; the dear brother of Alfred “Libby” Tranfaglia of Revere and is also lovingly survived by seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere.  Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108. For additional information, please visit

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