Obituaries 07-18-2018

June Marchand

Of Revere, formerly of Everett

June (Olson) Marchand of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on July 13 at the age of 91.

She was the beloved wife of the late Curtis Marchand Sr., devoted mother of Curtis Marchand Jr. and his wife, Dorothy of Revere, Joyce Miller and her husband, Wayne of Franklin, June Hurley and her husband, John of Minnesota and David Marchand of Winthrop and dear sister of Harriet Digiovanni and her husband, Hank of Malden. She was the cherished grandmother of six and is also survived by loving great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be held at the Immaculate Conception Church in Revere on Thursday, July 19, at 10:30 a.m.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.  For guest book, please visit

Peter ‘Buddy’ Budetti, Jr.

Passionate sports fan

Peter “Buddy” Budetti, Jr. of Revere died on July 14 surrounded by his loving family.

Buddy was a passionate sports fan who enjoyed horse racing, boxing, and football. He particularly was a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox and an avid bowler. He was caring of and loyal to his family and friends and also particularly gentle with animals having a special love for his cat, Tiger.

The beloved husband of the late Etoile “Star” (Landry) Budetti, he was born in Revere on Aug. 19, 1949 to the late Peter Budetti Sr. and Concetta (Serino) Budetti. He was the loving brother of Loretta Baldwin and her husband, Larry of Indiana and Louise Doucette and her late husband, Jack of Saugus and the cherished nephew of retired Revere Police Officer Richard Serino. He is also survived by many beloved cousins and friends.

Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Paws 4 A Cure P.O. Box 1821 Wakefield MA. 01880.  For guest book please visit:

Charles Zaccaria

Of Peabody, formerly of Revere

Charles “Charlie” Zaccaria of Peabody, formerly of Revere, died on July 9.

He was the beloved husband of Patricia “Pat” (Murphy), devoted father of Lisa Barbera and her husband, Scott of Hampton, N.H. and Deborah Mills and her husband, Robert of Lynn, cherished grandfather of five and adoring great-grandfather of five; dear brother of Evelyn Ferrante of Saugus, and the late Roccie, Carmine, Frederick, Vincent, Michael Zaccaria, Carmella DeSimone, Mary Zaccaria and Nancy Trevino. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery. For guest book please visit

Charles Kaliris

Retired WBZ Channel 4 News photographer

Charles R. Kaliris, formerly of Revere and a longtime resident of Lynnfield, passed away peacefully on July 12 at the age of 84.

Charlie, a Korean War Veteran who served in the U.S. Army, graduated in 1959 from Boston University.  Working for almost 40 years as a news photographer at WBZ-Channel 4 Boston, Charlie enjoyed sharing memories of his career with his children and grandchildren.

Charlie was a lover of the ocean and an avid sailor.  He was a lifetime member of the Winthrop Yacht Club where he served on the Board of Directors for over 30 years.   He was also a ham radio operator.

Charlie was known for his strength, quick wit, warmth and unwavering dedication and love for his family.  He could always be found in the stands of his grandchildren’s games, cheering them on.

Born in Boston, the son of the late Charles and Loretta (Cassidy) Kaliris, he will be remembered as the dedicated and loving husband of Mary L. (Dillon) Kaliris with whom he shared 59 years of marriage; devoted and treasured father of the late Charles (Chuck) Kaliris and his wife, Karen of North Reading, William Kaliris and his wife, Denise of Melrose and Christine Kaliris and Eric Danilchuk of Winthrop; cherished grandfather of Diane, Mark, William, Dillon and Matia Kaliris.  He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by Gately Funeral Home, 79 West Foster St., Melrose. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Gifts in Charlie’s honor can be made to Brian Cohen, MD, Pratt Diagnostic Center at Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St., Box 327, Boston MA 02111. To sign online condolences visit

Jean DeMarco

Devoted mother and grandmother

Jean (Roberts) DeMarco of Revere passed away July 9 at the age of 88.

A devoted mother and grandmother, Jean loved nothing more than spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Beloved wife of 43 years to the late Anthony DeMarco, she was the devoted mother of Karen Abreu and her husband, Kenneth of Pocasset, Susan Logrippo and her husband, Joseph of Saugus, Ellen Barry and her husband, Vincent of Amherst, N.H., Mary O’Keefe and her husband, Christopher of Arlington, Amy O’Leary and her husband, John of Southborough and Maryann Radley and her husband, Daniel of Saugus; cherished grandmother of Anthony Abreu, Nicholas Abreu and his wife, Jessica, Alexandra Pastore and her husband, James, Cayley Barry, John, Aidan and Emerson O’Leary, Daniel and Olivia Radley and adoring great-grandmother of four. She was the dear sister of Phyllis Going and her husband, Warren of New Hampshire, Grace Fabiano and her late husband, George of Revere and the late Barbara Gaffney and her surviving husband, John of Florida. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere.  Internment was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park.  For guest book please

Donald Arsenault, Sr.

Proprietor of Acme Thread Co. Inc. of Lynn

A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Tuesday, July 17 in St. Adelaide’s Church in Peabody for Donald J. Arsenault, Sr. who passed away on July 11   following a long illness. He was 86 years old. Services concluded with interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

Born and raised in Chelsea, he attended Chelsea schools. As a young boy, Donald possessed a strong work ethic and entered the work force at an early age.

He married Jean A. (Iovine) and the couple raised their family in Chelsea before settling in Peabody for the past 62 years. In 1968, Donald established the Acme Thread Company, Inc. in Lynn and he worked alongside his wife for many years, retiring at the age of 84.

Donald was a generous and hardworking family man and his wife and children were paramount in his life. He lost his beloved wife, Jean A. (Iovine) Arsenault on June 3, 2018, only 44 days prior to his own passing, after sharing 66 wonderful years of marriage. Donald served as a Little League Coach in Peabody for a number of years and was a member of the Boston Boot & Shoe Club Association.

He was the devoted husband of the late Jean A. (Iovine) Arsenault, cherished father to Donna Jean Colello and her husband, Edward of Brewster, N.Y and Donald J. Arsenault, Jr. of Webster, N.H.; proud grandfather to Nicholas A. Colello and his wife, Sarah of McKinney, Texas, Christoper W. Colello and his wife, Danielle, Marianna E. Colello and LeighAnne Colello, all of Brewster, N.Y. and Cory Arsenault of Dover, N.H.; dear brother to Eleanor Hartigan of Saugus and her late husband, Michael, Marilyn DiFlumieri and her husband, Carl of Stoneham, John Arsenault and his wife, Joan of Leesburg, Fla. and the late Marie L. White-Shuman, James and his late wife, Jacqueline Arsenault, Earl Arsenault and his late wife, Ann, Thelma Hurd and her late husband, George, Theresa Harris and Michael Arsenault  and his late wife, Mary. He is also lovingly survived by his great-granddaughter, MacKenzie Jean, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was the respected brother-in-law of Kendall Harris of California, Helen Gilleberto and her late husband, Antonio and Ronald Iovine, all of Revere,  Edith L. Iovine of Maine and Barbara Ann Iovine of Revere and the late Richard A. Iovine, Robert E. Iovine and Louis R. Iovine. Funeral Arrangements were under the care and direction of the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, Revere.

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Helena ‘Helen’ Kehoe

John Hancock Life Insurance retiree

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, July 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Vertucio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Helena R. “Helen” Kehoe who passed at her Revere residence on Monday, July 16, following a brief illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Friday at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach Street and Winthrop Avenue) Revere at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

Born and raised in Chelsea, she attended Revere schools and was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1941. She began a long career as a clerk with John Hancock Life Insurance Co., Boston, Chelsea and Revere for over 35 years. She retired in 1965. She continued to live at her home on Broadway, Revere and was a devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community all her life.

She was the daughter of the late James F. and Emma F (Vega) Kehoe, the beloved sister of Francis Kehoe and his wife, MaryHelen  and Marilyn J. Cunio and her late husband, Arthur Cunio, Sr., all of Revere, Lillian Capone and her late husband, Michael of Quincy and Marie Cutillo and her late husband, Revere Detective Michael Cutillo of Medford and the late: James and Bernard Kehoe, Loretta M. Ristino, the late Patricia Giordano and her late husband, Robert, Emma Hatfield and Margaret Poirier. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews and by Michael, Steven and Kirstie and their families.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: Halmark Health VNA & Hospice Inc., 178 Savin St. Suite 300, Malden, MA 02148. For additional information, please visit:

Silvio Fallavollita

Market Forge retiree and quintessential family man

Silvio Fallavollita of Everett passed away on Tuesday, July 10, at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center following a brief illness.

Born and raised in the Corfino section of Abruzzi, Italy, he came to live in Everett as a young man, and he and his stunningly beautiful wife, made their home in Everett for 51 years. He had a proud and interesting career as a master welder for Market Forge Corporation of Everett for 35 years before retiring.

His caring and devoted family were at the pinnacle of his concern and life. He was indeed the quintessential “Family Man.”

He was the beloved and faithful husband of 50 years to Annamaria (Colangelo) Fallavollita,  the cherished father to Maria Teresa Fallavollita and her companion, A.J. of Malden, Luisa Johnson and her husband, Somerville Police Officer Steven Johnson of Stoneham, Anthony Fallavollita and his fiancé, Melodyof Sanford, Florida, Clara Fallavollita and Michael S. Fallavollita, both of Everett; the adored grandfather of Christina, Stephanie, Louis, John, Jessica, Anthony, Steven and Julianna; the dear brother of Matilda Pugliares and her husband, Rosario, Marisa Cavallo and her husband, Franco, all of Somerville, Rita Stella and her husband, Joseph of North Andover and the late Palmina Evangelista. He is also lovingly survived by two great grandsons, Elvis and Jordan, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For additional information, please visit

Evelyn Hickey

Past president of Essex Womens’ Club

Evelyn M. (Crotty) Hickey of Essex, formerly of East Boston, passed away on July 12, following a brief illness. She was 95 years old.

Mrs. Hickey was past president of the Essex Womens’ Club and a member of the Essex Seniors and Friends of the Council on Aging.

She was the beloved wife of the late Ret. Boston Fire Capt. George B. Hickey Sr., cherished mother of Frances M. Minichello and her husband, William R. of Swampscott, formerly of East Boston, Evelyn M. “Lynne” Wilson and her husband, R. Lee of New Hampshire, James A. Hickey and his wife, Nancy of Essex and the late George B. Hickey Jr. and his surviving wife, Ann of New Hampshire; adored grandmother of Leanne Raposo, Lance A. Wilson and his wife, Sarah, Brendan J. Hickey, Evan D. Hickey and his wife, Rebecca, Megan A. Jenna and her husband, Sean and James A. “Jay” Hickey, Jr., all of New Hampshire, Boston Police Officer Andrew J. Minichello and his wife, Maria of East Boston, Lt. Katelyn J. Hickey, U.S. Navy of  Naples Italy; dear sister to James E. Crotty of Saugus and his wife Helen, Margaret I. Hollohan of Imperial Beach, Calif., and the late Andrew J. Crotty and Mary A. Creamer. She is also lovingly survived by 10 great-grandchildren: Monica M., Ryan D., Jason A., Audrey M., Landon A., Emma,  George D., Matthew D., Maire R. and Charlotte and by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere today, Wednesday, July 18 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, 45 Brooks St., East Boston, at 11 a.m. and immediately  followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

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Bette Ann Marquis

Dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother

Bette Ann Marquis, 83, of Raymond ME, passed away July 16 in Andover, MA.

Born on January 22, 1935 in Boston to Peter J. DiSanto and Olive M. Locke,

Bette Ann received an Associates Degree in Business from Fisher College and raised her children in Revere. She was a homemaker and later worked at Fidelity Investments.

She was a fierce advocate for her children through the school years and many serious medical issues twice saving two of her children’s lives.  Her daughter, born with a congenital birth defect, gained full use of her legs through Bette Ann’s two year– three times daily physical therapy on her own while raising three other children as her husband worked two jobs.   She was tireless in the pursuit of the best for her children and would settle for nothing less.

Bette Ann was funny, loving, tenacious, and full of life.   She fiercely loved her family and was their champion through good times and bad.  “Bring your best self on your worst day” is a quote from her that perfectly described how she lived her life right to her last days.

She was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother always ending conversations with her warm and loving “Love you darling.”   She was adored by her family and their guiding light.

Bette Ann enjoyed gardening and crocheting and was a voracious reader.  She was a member of “Chicks with Sticks” knitting group at Rosemary’s Yarn Shop in Windham, ME.   Bette Ann crocheted hats for cancer patients for many years and volunteered at the local library when she and her husband first moved to Maine.

Bette Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Olive M. Locke, Peter DiSanto and her step father, John Locke; sister Barbara M. Locke and brother Robert “Sonny” Locke.  She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ernest M. Marquis of Raymond ME; her sister, Sheila Moore of Danvers; children Paul G. Marquis of Raymond, ME, Jon P. Marquis and his wife, Diane of Conway, NH, Allen E. Marquis and his wife, Robin Linn of Marblehead and Melissa A. Marquis of Andover and seven grandchildren: Christopher Marquis, Nicholas Marquis, Heather Marquis, Samantha Marquis, Treen Marquis, Sarah Toubes-Marquis and Ethan Toubes-Marquis.

Visitation will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 at A.T. Hutchins Funeral Home, 660 Brighton Ave., Portland, ME.  The casket will be open from 3 to 4 p.m. for those who wish to view Bette. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 20 also at A.T. Hutchins Funeral Home.

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