Josephine ‘Auntie Jo’ Condardo
Josephine R. “Auntie Jo” Condardo of Revere entered into rest on Wednesday, March 16 in the West Revere Health Center after a period of declining health. She was 97 years old.
Born in Chelsea, Auntie Jo resided in Revere for most of her life. She was a seamstress by profession, retiring from Picariello and Singer Clothing Company in East Boston.
The beloved daughter of the late Antonio and Lucy Condardo, she was the dear and devoted sister of Rose P. Santangelo of Revere and the late Joseph, Rocco and Mary Condardo, Louise Silvestri and Carmella DiPadova. Auntie Jo is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main Street) Everett today, Wednesday, at 9:45 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 133 Beach St., Revere at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Josephine’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN, 38105 or to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated.
Beloved Revere School Librarian for 23 years
Marion (Doyle) Capozzi of Swampscott, formerly of Revere and Dublin, Ireland, died on March 10.
A beloved librarian in the Revere schools for 23 years, she was the beloved wife of Robert Capozzi Sr. devoted mother of Christopher and Michael of Swampscott and the late Robert Jr.; loving daughter of the late Michael and Kathleen (Mulligan); dear sister of John Doyle, Daniel Doyle and Andy Doyle, all of Ireland, Joseph Doyle of Florida and the late Michael Doyle. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere followed by a prayer service. A memorial service will be held in Ireland with family and friends at a later date. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
Former Nurse’s Aide at Grover Manor Hospital
Anne E. (Smith) Martineau, a longtime Revere resident, died on Monday, February 27 at the Lahey Clinic of Burlington after a brief illness. She was 80 years old.
Anne was born and raised in Revere, attended Revere schools and was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1954. Anne married and remained in Revere where she raised her family. She was a housewife and a loving and caring mother. She began to work at the Grover Manor Hospital in Revere as a nurse’s aide for 10 and later moved to Billerica to be with her children and grandchildren. Her greatest joy was being surrounded by her family and watching her grandchildren grow up.
She was the devoted wife of the late Oliver L. “Babe” Martineau; the loving mother of Maribeth Bruno and her husband, David C., Therese P. Flight and her husband, Mark and Frank W. Martineau and his wife, Karla, all of Billerica; the cherished grandmother of Deanna, Marissa, Justin, Christopher, Philip, Olivia and Nicholas and loving sister of the late Frank W. Smith. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Funeral Services were held privately in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment took place in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970. For more information, visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com.
Of Revere, Formerly of East Boston
Barbara C. (Muise) Bureau of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on March 14. She was 84 years old.
The beloved wife of the late Leo J. Bureau, she was the loving mother of Jean Nowlan and her husband, James and Steven Bureau, both of Revere and the late Keith Bureau; dear sister of Anna Howe of Randolph, Helen Reilly and Leo Muise, both of New York and the late Marie Kilduff, Thomas Muise and his surviving wife, Carole of Andover. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere.
Interment was in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. For guest book, visit: www.vazzafunerals.com
Decorated World War II Veteran
Vero DeVincentis, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on March 14.
Vero proudly served in the United States Army during World War II as a mortar crewman and received the Army of Occupation Medal, Victory Medal and the Bronze Star. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed gardening and reading his history books. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
He was the beloved husband of 66 years to Rose (Mayo); devoted father of David DeVincentis and his wife, Lynn of South Carolina, Joanne Muise and her husband, Carl of Virginia and the late Vera Rose Natalie and her surviving husband, Cliff of Foxboro; dear brother of the late Arthur DeVincentis and cherished grandfather of Andrew Muise, Tiffany Collins and Joey McLean.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pine Street Inn, Attn: Development, 444 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
Beatrice ‘Bea’ Marston
Boston sports fan
Beatrice “Bea” (Cusumano) Marston of Revere died on March 14.
Bea, who worked many years in quality control and was an avid Boston sports fan, was the beloved wife of the late Richard Marston; the devoted mother of Dominic Deyoung of Revere, Cheryl Marston of Revere and the late Richard Marston; dear sister of Jerry Cusumano, Victor Cusumano, Angelo Cusumano, and the late Catherine, Josephine, Vinci, Joseph and Domenic Cusumano. She is also survived by nine loving grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. For guest book, please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com.
Ida Gaetana Nastasia
Second last of her siblings
Ida Gaetana (Zarba) Nastasia died on Thursday, March 16 at Gardner Park-Sunrise Center of Peabody following a brief illness. She was 98 years old.
Born and raised in Revere, she was a member of the graduating class of Revere High School, Class of 1936.
Ahead of her time by decades, Ida, along with a few enterprising young
Women, took to California to find work and excitement. Although their adventure was brief, each seemed to return energized and refreshed.
Ida soon married and lived the majority of her life on the North Shore, including a 35 year time span spent in Methuen and Lynnfield. She wintered in Palm Bay, Florida for more than 40 years. Although she spent the majority of her career at Western Electric in supervisory level positions, she also discovered an artistic nature and was an accomplished seamstress and dressmaker. Most her dear family would consult with Auntie Ida for advice pertaining to that just right fit with a new suit or a new dress for that special occasion. All of her nieces and nephews occupied a close and special corner of her heart and, as she aged, that became more evident.
She was the beloved wife of the late Antonio M. Nastasia; cherished sister of Anthony “Tony” Zarba and his wife, Martel of Munich, Germany and the late Rose Gordon, Salvatore, Philip and Frederick Zarba, Minnie Lozzi, Mary Cangiamila and Alice Semon. She was the devoted daughter of the late Leo and Virginia (Anzalone) Zarba and is also lovingly survived by many faithful and adoring nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere followed by the Funeral Service in the Funeral Home at 12:15 p.m. immediately followed by interment at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Cemetery and Mausoleum, Current Hill Road, Methuen. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity. For more information, please visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com