Obituaries 10-05-2016

Dorothy Malcolm

Homemaker and longtime Revere resident

A graveside service was held privately for Dorothy L. (Sharpe) Malcolm, longtime Revere resident, who died on her 79th birthday, September 28 at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem following a long illness.

Dorothy was born in Chelsea and was raised and educated in Revere. She remained in Revere after she married and where she raised her daughter. Later, Dorothy worked at “Donut Maker” in Everett for several years. She loved her family and especially loved her great grandchildren.

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert K. Malcolm; loving mother of Judith R. Millerick of Peabody and her former husband, Martin J. Millerick of Winthrop; cherished grandmother of Robert K. Millerick and Ryan C. Millerick, both of Peabody, Nicole D. Doyle and her husband, Patrick and Jennifer L. Millerick, all of Danvers; adored great grandmother of Lexi N. Millerick and Griffin Doyle; dear sister of June Sheldon of Lynnfield and the late Clifford Sharpe, Evelyn Gillespie, Barbara Pineau, Marilyn Sheldon, John Sharpe, James Sharpe and Elena Stone. She is also lovingly survived my many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress, 20 Mall Rd., Suite 261, Burlington, MA 01863. For more information, visit:

Edna O’Neil

Of Sharon, formerly of Chelsea and Revere

Edna G. O’Neill of Sharon, formerly of Chelsea and Revere, passed away October 1at the age of 89.

The loving daughter of the late Harry and Florence Johnson, she was the beloved wife of the late Charles T. O’Neill; devoted mother of Kathy Meaney and her late husband, Jeff of Knoxville, TN, Charles O’Neill and his wife, Frances of Hull, Michael O’Neill and Susan Florentino of Revere, Edward O’Neill of Attleboro and the late John O’Neill; cherished grandmother of Mike and Tim Meaney, John, Brian, Michael, Steve, Christopher, Mackenzie, Sean, Brian, Jenny O’Neill and Magen Dierenfeld; loving great grandmother to Jack and Luke O’Neill and Shylie Toole; dear sister of the late Hazel Escott, Ruth O’Neill, Helen Robinson, Florence Johnson, Grace Moore, Harry Johnson, and Irene Piasecki. Edna is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends at Stony Brook Court. She will be sorely missed by all who knew here.

Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere today, Wednesday, October 5 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Chelsea. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book, please visit:

Lena DeLuca

Longtime ‘fixture’ at Filene’s Basement

Lena DeLuca of the North End of Boston died surrounded by her devoted family on September 26.  She was a remarkable 101 years old and the surviving sister, sister in law and beloved aunt of the DeLuca family.

Born and raised in Boston’s North End, Lena worked for 55 years in Filenes Basement in Boston where she was a “fixture” to customers, friends and family.  When she retired in 1993 at the age of 78, the company commemorated her service with a plaque in her name on her famous basement booth.

The daughter of the late Nicola and Louisa (Vigilante) DeLuca, sister of the late Vincent DeLuca and cherished sister in law Concetta, the late Marie Bailey and the late Emma Freni, she is survived by her beloved brother in law Dominic Freni of Revere and nieces: Darlene Forziati and her husband, Jake of Saugus, Donna Ryan and her companion, Roger LeBlanc of Franklin, NH, Cheryl Bond and her husband, Ralph of Baytown, TX, Debra Lewicki and her husband, Michael of Boxford, Jocelyn Coleman and her husband, Mark of Wilmington, Louise Crocker and her husband, the late Michael Crocker of Burlington, Doreen Boyd and her husband, Arthur of Bedford,  Kirsten Freni of Winthrop, and two nephews: the late Vincent DeLuca of Billerica, and Richard DeLuca of Bedford and many loving and cherished great nephews and nieces.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Woodlawn Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lena’s name to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital Tribute Donations, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. For guest book please visit

Nina Antonucci

Of Revere

Nina Antonucci of Revere died on September 27. She was 93 years old.

The beloved wife of the late Peter Antonucci, she was the cherished mother of Tammy Antonucci of Revere and the late Marc “Stephen” Antonucci; dear sister of Sarah and her late husband, Charles Biondo of Arlington, Charles and Rita Allitto of Woburn and the late Connie Azzalina and her husband, Joseph. Nina is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere.  Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Nina’s name to St Jude Children’s research Hospital, Tribute Donations, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142  the charity of choice.  For guest book please visit

Dr. Albert Kelley, D.P.M.

Retired Podiatrist and former Revere Board of Health Chairman

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, October 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smth Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Dr. Albert W. Kelley who passed on Monday, October 3 at Revere’s Lighthouse Nursing Care Center following a long illness. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, October 7 at 11:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach Street and Winthrop Avenue) Revere at 12:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody.

Born in Chelsea, Dr. Kelley came to live in Revere as a young boy. He attended St. Rose Grammer School of Chelsea and then went on to Immaculate Conception High School, Revere, graduating in 1944.

He served with the US Navy from June of 1944 through June of 1946 as a 1st Class Fireman. He returned home and attended The Beacon Institute of Podiatry in Boston and obtained his degree in podiatric medicine at Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Kelley opened offices in Revere and Malden and practiced for almost 40 years until retiring in 1998. Before that, he served internships at N.E. Foot Clinic and Long Island Foot Clinic of Boston. He was a former instructor in both Review Anatomy & Practice of Podiatry at Beacon Institute of Podiatry in Boston.

Dr. Kelley had a long association with both McFadden Manor Nursing Home and  Davenport Memorial Home, both of Malden as their Chief of Podiatry. Here in Revere, Dr. Kelley was Chairman of the Revere Board of Health for 15 years and a member of the Board for over 30 years. Dr. Kelley was also a life member and former officer with the Revere Council, Knights of Columbus, #179.

After his formal retirement from the Podiatry profession and the death of his beloved wife, Dorothy P. (O’Brien) Kelley in February of 1998, he relocated to the grounds of the Tewksbury Country Club where he entered the workforce again and for 13 years was manager of the Pro-Shop at Tewksbury Golf Club.

Dr. Kelley was the cherished father of Paul G. Kelley and his wife, Patricia A. of West Peabody, Linda J. Gregory and her husband, John T. of Tewksbury, Maureen N. DeMers and her husband, Steven T. of Revere and Patricia A. DelMastro and her husband, Richard of Tewksbury. He was the devoted grandfather of Paul B. Kelley and his wife, Jacquelyn of Merrimac, MA, Lauren M. Kelley of West Peabody and Liann Gregory of Tewksbury. A set of two-year old twin girls, his great granddaughters, Alana and Madeline Kelley also survive him. He was the dear brother of Paul F. Kelley of Everett and his wife, Doreen and the late MDC Patrolman Robert F. Kelly. He is also lovingly survived by his sister in law, Susan H. (Segal) Kelly of Point of Pines, Revere. He was the brother in law of the late Regina A. Kelly. Many nephews, nieces, grand nieces and grand nephews also survive him.

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