Former president and vice president of Temple B’nai Israel in Beachmont; past RHS valedictorian; active in community theater
Jane D. (Porter) Wiseman of Stoneham, formerly of Revere, former wife of the late Ronald Wiseman, died October 12 at home surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle against cancer. She was 80 years old.
Born in Boston, the daughter of the late John and Fanny (Silverman) Porter, Jane was raised and educated in Revere and graduated as Valedictorian of her class at Revere High School. She continued her studies by taking many continuing education courses at Northeastern University and UMass Boston throughout her adult life and even well into the days of her recent illness. She worked as a legal secretary for 40 years with a local law firm. She was active in community theatre for many years, receiving the award of Best Actress at a local competition, and she served both as President and Vice President of Temple B’Nai Israel of Beachmont for many years.
She is survived by her dear companion, Ralph Epstein of Revere; her daughters: Andrea Byrne and her late husband, Kenneth of Stoneham and Hayley Arone and her husband, Joseph of Boxford; grandchildren: Jared and his wife, Katie, Damon, Sarena and Caden Byrne and Jonathan and Rachel Arone. She was predeceased by her brother, Alan Porter. Special friend to her loyal Maltese, Lilly.
Funeral services were held at Temple B’Nai Israel of Revere. Interment was in B’Nai Israel of Beachmont Cemetery in Everett. Contributions in her memory may be made to Temple B’Nai Israel, 1 Wave Ave. Revere, MA 02151. For guest book, please visit: www.torffuneralservice.com.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker of Rutland, formerly of Revere
John P. Consolo of Rutland, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on October 19. He was 51 years old.
John worked at Wachusett Counseling Associates in Leominster as a licensed clinical social worker for 25 years. He graduated from Revere High School, Fitchburg State University and attained his Masters of Social Work at Boston College.
John enjoyed hockey and served as an assistant coach at Fitchburg High School for five years and coached for Twin City Youth Hockey. He also played in various men’s hockey leagues. Johns greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his family.
John was born on August 2, 1965 in Winthrop, a son of the late Gaetano and Carol (Oreto) Consolo and has resided in Rutland for many years. He is survived by his wife of four years, Sabrina Pettigrew of Rutland, his son Jack T. Consolo of Leominster, two step children, Nicholas Pettigrew and Daniel Pettigrew, both of Rutland, one brother, Philip Consolo of Revere, a nephew, Philip Consolo Jr. of Revere and his former wife, Jayne DiGeronimo Consolo of Leominster.
A Funeral Mass with be celebrated from the Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Road, Fitchburg in St. Anna’s Church, 199 Lancaster St., Leominster at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 28. Burial will be in St. Leo’s Cemetery, Leominster. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 27 at the funeral home.
Antonette Martorano Chiampa
Mass Port Authority retiree known for her courage, zest for life, love of family, and as a champion for animals
Antonette ‘Netta’ Martorano Chiampa, formerly of Revere, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on October 16 at Spartanburg Regional Hospital in South Carolina where she recently relocated. She was 75 years old.
Retired from Mass Port Authority as a ground transportation supervisor at Logan Airport for 29 years. Antonette (Netta) Chiampa was known for her courage, her zest for life, the love of family and as a champion for animals.
Netta was born in Boston’s North End, the daughter of the late Gaetano and Lucia (Avellino) Martorano.
She is survived by her daughter, Flora Squillante, her son Anthony Squillante and his family of South Carolina and her son, Albert Squillante of Revere. Netta also leaves three grandchildren and the late Bella Squillante, nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Frank Martorano of Revere, Lucille Perry of California and Joseph Martorano of California.
She will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure to meet her.
Exercise Rider, Suffolk Downs Race Track
Kenneth Houghton of Everett, formerly of Revere, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 15. He was 57 years old.
An exercise rider at Suffolk Downs Race Trakc, he was the cherished son of Kenneth Houghton of Rhode Island and the late Mary (Heslin) Houghton; loving father of James Houghton of Everett and brother of Carol Pariseau and Kimberly Lafond.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Committal private. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Rocco Ursino of Revere died peacefully on October 14.
The loving son of Nicola and and late Mirella (Ferrraro) Ursino, he was the dear brother of Laura DeCologero and her husband, Paul of Revere and Danielle Ursino Munro of Wakefield; cherished uncle of Isabella, Dante, Caden and Gwen and is also survived by his adored canines Mico, Mia, Chico and Rico.
Family and friends will honor Rocco’s life by gathering at the Immaculate Conception Church, Beach Street, Revere on Saturday, October 29 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for a period of memorial visitation followed by a memorial funeral mass in celebration of Rocco’s life at 10:30 a.m. Arrangements are with the personal care of Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 617 569 0990. For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com.
Gold Star mother and devout Christian
Lorraine Terry of Revere died on October 15.
A devout Christian who loved gardening, she was the cherished mother of Dane Terry of Revere and the late Gail Broderick and John Terry who was killed in Vietnam; loving grandmother of David Terry and Leah, Patrick, and Megan Broderick; dear sister of the late Erma Possehl, Marie Laber, her twin brother, Anthony LaBella, Peter LaBella and Patty Antoniak.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.