Of Lynn, formerly of Revere
Donna (Gentile) DiLeone of Lynn, formerly of Revere, passed away suddenly on April 23 at the age of 61.
Born in Boston on August 5, 1959 to Gina (Iacoviello) and the late John Gentile, she is survived by her loving partner, John Ierardi of Lynn and her former spouse, Gennaro Dileone of Italy. She was the devoted mother of Vincent Dileone and his wife, Nichole and John Dileone, all of Revere; cherished grandmother of Jaidyn and Gemma and dear sister of Mary Jane Batchelder and her late husband, Robert; adored aunt of Ryan Batchelder and his wife, Cassie and Robert Batchelder.
A Visitation will be held at St. Anthony’s Church, 250 Revere St, Revere on Monday, May 3 from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by a 10 a.m. Mass. Capacity limits will be enforced. Masks and social distancing are required when entering the church. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. For guest book, please visit www.buonfiglio.com.
Longtime Amtrak Employee
Alan DeAngelis of Everett, formerly of Revere, passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 20 at the age of 66.
Alan was a former employee of Amtrak dedicatedly serving the company for over 33 years
He was the beloved husband of Bernadette (Lupis) DeAngelis, loving son of the late Edward and Helen (Johnson) DeAngelis; devoted father of Jennifer Weaver and her husband, JR of Plainville, Nicholas DeAngelis and his wife, Kristin of Woburn and Melissa Booth and her husband, Roy of Chelsea; adored grandfather of Alexis, Frankie, Marcella and Bella.
Family and friends honored Alan’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston on Friday, April 23 and a Funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, April 24 at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Revere.
Memorial donations may be made in Alan’s name to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923. To leave an online condolence please visit www.ruggieromh.com.
Member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and True Family Matriarch
Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, April 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere for Janet A. (Middleton) Hartigan, 88, who died peacefully in the presence of her God at the Oosterman Rest Home in Melrose on April 25 following a long illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Friday, April 30 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 10:30 a.m., immediately followed with interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
Face masks must be worn at all times and social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home and church. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home and church. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter. Capacity Limits also apply. Janet was born and raised in Andover.
She was a proud graduate of St. Mary’s School, Class of 1950. Janet enlisted in the United States Army – Airforce in 1951, served her country during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in 1955, after four years of service.
In 1958, she married her husband Richard D. Hartigan and the couple settled in Revere, where they remained. Janet worked for New England Tel. & Tel. for 35 years as a telephone operator. She was a member of the “Telephone Pioneers of America.” Janet’s most special times of life was being a Mother and Nana to her family. She was a true matriarch of her family and a woman of intelligence, grace and faith. She was a member of the Immaculata Guild.
The devoted wife of 63 years to Richard D. Hartigan of Revere, she was the loving mother of Richard A. Hartigan of Ipswich, Revere Police Patrolman Patrick T. Hartigan of Winthrop, Nora F. Sacco and her Husband, David of North Adams and Terence M. Hartigan and his wife, Kristin of Deptford, cherished Nana of Garret, Matthew, Stephanie, Nicholas, Stephen, Casey and Teagan; dear sister of Sr. Margaret Middleton, SND of Ipswich, Thomas Middleton of Andover and Albert W. Middleton, Jr. and his wife, Margaret of Gales Ferry, CT. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Sisters of Notre Dame, 30 Jeffreys Neck Rd., Ipswich, MA 01938. To send online condolences or
for more information, please visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com.
John Luis (Joao) Rodrigues
Past Business Agent for Local #26 (Hotels & Restaurants) and former Portuguese Army Sergeant
John Luis (a/k/a Joao) Rodrigues, formerly of Revere and Madeira, Portugal, died in Wakefield, April 23 following a long illness.
John was a longtime member of the Empire of the Holy Ghost (a Portuguese fraternal organization) and a past Business Agent for Local #26 (Hotels & Restaurants.) John was most proud of his military service rendered to his fatherland, Portugal as a Sergeant in the Portuguese Army, stationed in India for over five years.
He was the beloved husband of 42 years to Maria Isabel (daSilva) Rodrigues, dear brother of Branca Luisa Rodrigues of Lisbon, Portugal and the late George Jose Luis Rodrigues and the late Jose Manuel Rodrigues; caring brother-in-law to Maria Delta daSilva of Revere and Maria Zezina Ferreira of Wakefield, formerly of Revere; cherished uncle to Ana Paula daSilva of Revere, Maria Deise daSilva and her husband, Roger of Lowell, Andreia Sacca and her husband, Joseph of Wakefield, Henry J. Ferreira of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Barbara and Ariana Rodrigues of Lisbon, Portugal; the proud granduncle to: Jessica, Christopher, Fabio, Cassandra, Chauntelle, Dion and Jaxson and is also lovingly survived by two great grandnephews: Elias and Lorenzo.
Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours today, Wednesday, April 28 in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere from 4 to 7 p.m. to be immediately followed with the Funeral
Service in the Funeral Home at 7:15 p.m. Parking available left of the funeral home. Entombment will be held privately at the Sheffield Bldg. at Woodlawn Community Mausoleum, Everett.
Face masks must be worn at all times and social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 309 Waverly Oakes Rd, Waltham, MA 02452. To send online condolences or for more information, please visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com.
Of Florida, formerly of Revere
Maria G. (Mini) DiPascale of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Revere, died on April 13.
Born on April 3, 1938 in Rome, Italy to the late Marie and Otto Mini, she worked as a mutual teller at Suffolk Downs Racetrack for 15 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Pietro DiPascale and survivors include her daughters, Tina Brenes of Sarasota, Florida and Barbara Richardson of Bradenton, Florida and sons, Denny DiPascale and Marco DiPascale of Sarasota, Florida, six grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Memorial donations can be made to: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Foundation dba Care Alzheimer’s Fund, Wellesley Hill, MA.