Obituaries 06-28-2017

Michael Mondello

Longtime member of Local Union 33 

Michael S. Mondello, loving husband of Grace ( Ippolito) Mondello of Revere, passed away on June 24 after battling a long illness. He was 59 years old.

Michael was a member of the United States Marine Corps and a member of Local Union 33 for many years. He was happiest when surrounded by family and friends, and truly enjoyed his time spent traveling with those closest to him.

He was the beloved son of Theresa Valentine of Amesbury and her late husband, Larry and John Mondello of Florida and his wife, Liane; father of Michael and Kristen Mondello of Revere; cherished brother of John Mondello and his wife, Marietta of New Hampshire and Stacey Travalgia of Saugus and her husband, Bill; loving uncle to Anthony and Bianca Travalgia and Cara Mondello. Michael also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins and closest friends who will miss him dearly.

Family and friends will honor Michaels’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, today,  Wednesday, June 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. followed by a service to be held in our chapel of the resurrection at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Juvenile  Diabetes Research Foundation ( ). JDRF, 60 Walnut Street, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481. For guest book and directions:

Jennie Tippett

Active member of the Adams Courty Bible Study

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours today, Wednesday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Jennie E (Santosuosso) Tippett who died unexpectedly at her Revere residence on Tuesday, June 20.  Her Funeral will be held in the funeral home at 11:15 a.m. immediately followed by entombment at Holy Cross Community Mausoleum in Malden.

Mrs. Tippett was born and raised in Revere and was a 1965 graduate of Revere High School. She had many occupations in her working career, as a salesclerk at Gilchrist’s Department Store of Downtown Boston and as a waitress at several area restaurants. She became very intrigued by the words in the Bible and joined a Bible Study Group, i.e.  the “Adams Court Bible Study Group of Revere.” As time went on, she enjoyed the friendships forged through this fraternity.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Alessandro and Elaine (Davies) Santosuosso; the devoted sister of Ronald A. Santosuosso and his late wife, Dawn B. Santosuosso of Las Vegas, Nevada and Edward A. Santosuosso and his wife, Louise of North Reading and the dear aunt to Olivia L. and Emma C. Santosuosso, both of North Reading.  Jennie is also survived by a son, Michael W. Tippett and a granddaughter, Makayla.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity. For additional information, please visit:

Antonetta Sposito

Of Revere

She was the loving daughter of the late Gus and Antonetta (Primo) Maniscalco; devoted mother of Camille and Richard Brackett of Saugus, Annette and James Pearl of Middleton and the late John Sposito; adored grandmother of Stacy and John Fallon, Richard and Rebecca Pearl and Andrea Sposito and loving great grandmother of five great grandchildren. She was the beloved sister of Salvatore and Joan Maniscalco, Gus and Christine Maniscalco, the late Catherine Marino, Jenny Jankun, Patsy, Jimmy, Charlie, Joe, Tony and Barney Maniscalco and the loving aunt of many nieces and nephews.

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 to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215. For guest book, please visit:

Jane Marie Carnabucci

Of Revere

Jane Marie Carnabucci of Revere passed away peacefully on June 19 at the age of 63.

The loving daughter of the late Leo and Louise (Pezzuto) Carnabucci, she was the beloved sister of Dominick Carnabucci and his wife, Patricia of Malden;  the devoted aunt of Kevin Carnabucci and his wife, Ivy, Melissa Carnabucci Conroy and her husband, James and great aunt of Ava Conroy, Jordan Carnabucci and Ian Carnabucci.  She also leaves many extended family and friends who will miss her dearly.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was private.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jane’s name to the American Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave. Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062. For guest book, please visit

Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Pardi

Loved by everyone who knew him

Rudolph “Rudy” Pardi of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on June 16 surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 84 years old.

Rudy was happy, funny and friendly and truly loved by everyone who knew him. He was deeply devoted to his family and adored both his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by longtime companion, Helen O’Brien of Revere, daughters Ann Pardi and her companion, John Zimmerman of East Boston and Catherine Pardi and her husband, Glen Rosengard of Plaistow, NH. He was a loving dad to his late son, Joseph J. Pardi. He is also survived by his grandsons: Kevin Wilson of East Boston, Ivan Diaz of East Boston and Joseph L. Pardi and his wife, Brittney of Myrtle Beach, SC; great grandchildren: Shiane, Vinnie and Brady, all of Myrtle Beach S.C. and Mia and Jack Cambriello of Revere, his sister Rose Pardi of North Carolina and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Rudy’s life will follow at a later date.

Salvatore Santoro

Retired CPA, Revere’s Second Oldest WWII Veteran

Salvatore Santoro of Revere passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, June 21 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 103 years old.

Born and raised in Boston, the family moved to East Boston when “Sal” was a young boy. He was a 1932 graduate of East Boston High School, entered the US Army in October of 1944 and served until February of 1946. “Sal” was often given to recounting his adventures during his time in the service. He was most proud of his participation and in the many army buddies he maintained for years.

After being discharged from the service, he attended Bentley College of Accounting, graduating in 1950. For many years, he worked for the US Navy as an accountant in Boston’s North End. Later he enjoyed another career in banking, serving at the former Shawmut and Fleet Banks.

He was a long time member of the American Legion Post 161 of Revere and a proud and active member of the Rossetti Seniors which he attended regularly. Sal and his family are most grateful to the entire staff at the Rossetti Seniors for the kind and sincere attention and affection they bestowed upon him and his family.

Sal lost his beloved and beautiful wife of 73 years, Eleanor (Reppucci) Santoro on March 5, 2012. He was the devoted father of Roberta J. Tortorici and her husband, Mario of Peabody, Janet M. DiPaolo of Revere and Richard M. Santoro and his wife, Phyllis of Novato, California; the cherished grandfather of Susan E. Marconi and her husband, James of Lynn, Stephanie A. Emmons of Woburn, Stacey M. DePaolo of Revere and Laura L Tortorici of Lynn. He is also lovingly survived by his great grandchildren: James, Nicholas and Samantha. He was the dear brother of the late: John J. Santoro, Vincenza Procopio and Jennie Santoro. Many nephews, nieces, grand nieces and grand nephews also survive him.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Center & Home for Veterans, P.O. Box 845257. Boston MA 022284-5257 or to St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 18105-9959. For additional information, please visit: www.vetuccio&

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