Vincent Messina Sr.
Of Medford, formerly of Revere
Vincent Messina Sr. of Medford, formerly of Revere, died on December 27.
A member of E.A.A. 106 Flying Club of Lawrence, he was the beloved husband of the late Edith (DiGiovanni) Messina; devoted father of Marianne Messina and Vincent Messina Jr. both of Connecticut; dear brother of the late Santo, and John Messina and Frances Parisi.
His Funeral Service will be held from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, today, Wednesday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are today from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Services will conclude with entombment at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, Malden. Contributions in his name may be sent to the charity of your choice. For directions, obituary and guestbook http://www.dellorusso.net
Mary M. (Martelli) Calvo of Saugus died on December 28.
She was the beloved wife of the late Cy Calvo; loving mother of Paul A. Calvo and his wife, Nancy, of No. Andover; sister of Albert Martelli of Framingham, Helen Dittmer of Saugus and the late Dominic, Louis, Emmanuel and Joseph Martelli and Anna Zollo; loving grandmother of Paul, Joseph, Jennifer and Kristen Calvo.
Her Funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home,19 Yale Ave. Wakefield Thursday at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield at 11:30. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. For obit/directions/guestbook, http://ww.mcdonaldfs.com
58-year employee of Bond Brothers Construction
Gina M. (Vincenti) Monaco of Everett died on December 27.
A 58 year employee of Bond Brothers Constuction, she was the beloved wife of the late Walter Mills and the late Leonard Monaco; mother of Janeen Traill of Revere, Loretta Cirrone and her husband, James, of Saugus and Margaret Caporale and her husband, Angelo, of Revere; sister of Josephine Murray of Winthrop and the late Florence Reynolds and is also survived by seven grandchildren, Kristin, Kelley, William, David, Kathy, Anthony and the late James Jr and 10 great grandchildren.
Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St, Everett, today, Wednesday, December 29 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis TN., 38105. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett.
Vincent â€˜Skinzoâ€™ Dâ€™Amico
East Boston resident
Vincent â€œSkinzoâ€ Dâ€™Amico of East Boston died on December 28.
A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was the cherished son of the late Vincenzo and Madeline (Marcatullio) Dâ€™Amico; dear brother of the late Carmen and Stephen Dâ€™Amico; fond uncle of Madeline Rogers of Saugus and Paula Vesce of Revere and grandnieces and grandnephews, Mathew and Christopher and Kayla and Brian.
Funeral will be private. For on line guest book, please visit: http://www.vazzafunerals.com.
Valerie Zirpolo of Beachmont Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on December 27.
The loving mother of Christina Zirpolo, she was the cherished daughter of Anthony â€œJuniorâ€ Zirpolo of Revere and Rubina (Carco) Zirpolo of Salem; dear sister of Kim Zirpolo of California, Anthony Zirpolo III of East Boston, John and Thomas Davy of Wilmington, Sophie and Toni Zirpolo, both of Everett. She is also survived by many uncles, aunts and cousins.
Funeral from Vazzaâ€™s â€œBeechwoodâ€ Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, Thursday morning at 8 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere at 10:30 a.m. Family and friends may visit Thursday from 8 to 10 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions and guest book, please visit: http://www.vazzafunerals.com
Sidney Epstein, 91
Sidney Epstein of Revere and Malden died on December 27 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. He was 91 years old.
The beloved husband of the late Sally B. (Covitz), he was born in Malden and attended the Malden schools and high school. He continued his education at the Franklin Pierce College, School of Pharmacy and was the retired owner of the Faulkner Pharmacy in Malden.
A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Jewish War Veterans and the VFW of Malden, a member of Temple Bâ€™Nai Israel of Beachmont in Revere and a member of the Massachusetts Pharmacy Association for many years.
He was the devoted father of Warren Epstein and his wife, Norma, Alan Epstein and his wife, Carole, Dr. Joel Epstein and his wife, Diane, and Paula Pernick and her husband, Norm; the loving grandfather of Mathew, Dara, Rachel, Jaclyn, Danielle, Jessica, Sallie, Stephan and Eric. He is also survived by four great grandchildren.
Services will be held at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Avenue (Cary Square) Chelsea, today, Wednesday, December 30 at 1 p.m. Rabbi Mark Sokoll of Revere will officiate. Burial will be in Everett. Memorial observance will be at the home of Warren and Norma Epstein in Peabody today only. Memorial contributions may be made to the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Foundation, 17 Lafayette Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150. For online guestbook and directions. please visit the funeral home website, http://www.torffuneralservice.com.
Mary Clark, 84
Worked at Stop & Shop and Wakefield High School Cafeteria
Mary I. (Maglione) Clark died on December 22 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was 84 years old.
The wife of the late Donald J. Clark, Sr., she was born and raised in Revere, the daughter of the late Antonio and Caroline (Marotta) Maglione. She worked in the meat department at Stop & Shop in Saugus for 25 years, retiring in 1988. After her retirement, Mrs. Clark worked in the Wakefield High School cafeteria for 10 years. She had been a resident of Saugus since 1955 and was a devoted homemaker.
Mrs. Clark leaves one son, Donald Clark, Jr. and his wife, Diane, of New Hampshire; two daughters, Carolyn Cahill and her husband, Robert, of New Hampshire, Linda Beneke and her husband, Daniel, of Groton; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren; two brothers, Antonio Maglione, Jr. and Carmine Maglione, both of Revere; one sister, Louise DeRosa of Revere. She was the grandmother of one late grandchild and the sister of the late Rocco, Peter, Michael and George Maglione, Carmella Santosuosso and Celia Dâ€™Agnese.
Her Funeral was held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.
Janet Montminy, 68
Retired Homemaker for Intercity Corp.
Janet F. (Norton) Montminy, former Revere resident, died in Dracut on December 21 following a long battle with lung cancer. She was 68 years old.
Born and raised in Revere, she was a 1962 graduate of Revere High School. She lived in Revere until moving to Dracut four years ago and, for many years, she was a homemaker for Intercity Corp. of the North Shore.
She was the daughter of the late Francis J. and Leona M. (Arsenault) Norton; devoted mother of John R. Montminy Jr. and his wife, Patricia A., of Mooresville, NC and Scott N. Montminy and his wife, Flora, of Pelham, NH.; cherished grandmother of Brendan P., Ted F., and Erin G. Montminy, all of Mooresville, NC, Rebecca R., Meghan F., Hannah M. and Evan N. Montminy, all of Pelham, NH and is also survived by her former husband, John R. Montminy, of Dracut.
Her Funeral will be held from the Porcella Funeral Home, 876 Winthrop Ave. (Beachmont) Revere today, Wednesday, December 30 at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be held privately at a later time in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Lungevity Foundation, 435 No. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60654. For directions: http://www.bisbeeporcella.com.
Carol Anne Joyce
Carol Anne (Baldwin) Joyce of Chelsea died on December 25.
The beloved wife of Robert W. Joyce Sr. of Chelsea, she was the devoted mother of Mark Palingo of Chelsea, Peter Palingo and his wife, Suzanne, of Texas, Lisa Palingo and her partner, Sharon Gouthro, of Mattapan, Michael Palingo of Chelsea, Robert W. Joyce Jr. and his wife, Lisa, of Weymouth and Ellen M. Joyce of Revere; dear sister of Walter Baldwin Jr., Leonard, Daniel and Michael Baldwin, Katherine Hunkins, Linda Ellis, Cheryl Attardo and Michelle Baldwin, all of South Boston, and the late John and Timothy Baldwin and is also survived by 15 grandchildren.
Her Funeral will be held from the Frank A. Welsh & Son’s Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Wednesday December 30 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway, Chelsea at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society , 30 Speen Street, Framingham MA 01701. For on line guestbook and directions please visit http://www.WelshFuneralHome.com
Joseph Couto, 68
Joseph J. Couto of Revere, formerly of Cambridge, died on December 22. He was 68 years old.
He was the beloved husband of the late Beatrice (Flannery) Couto; devoted father of Richard Dalo, Anna Vicente, Leeann Dalo, BettyJo Couto and Joseph Couto, Jr.; brother of Barbara Morgan, Elaine Maher, Leonard Couto and the late James and Lee Couto and is also survived by nine loving grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the John C. Burns & Sons Funeral Home, Cambridge. Burial was in Cambridge Cemetery. http://www.burnsfuneralhomes.com
Rose Kiel, 78
Former resident of Everett and Somerville
Rose (Procopio) Kiel, formerly of Everett and Somerville, died on October 13. She was 78 years old.
The wife of Wolfgang Kiel and mother of Christopher Kiel and his wife, Kimberly, of Michigan and Karen Cuneo and her husband, Paul, of East Kingston, NH, she was the sister of Frances Callahan of Revere, Mary Capra of Everett and Virginia Buttafuco of Peabody and the grandmother of Kristen Cuneo, Matthew and Anna Kiel.
A Memorial Service was held at Brookside Chapel and Funeral Home, Plaistow, NH.
Adam Chaet, 40
Adam B. Chaet of Revere died suddenly on December 24. He was 40 years old.
He was a Verizon employee and a member of IBEW Union Local 2222.
The beloved son of Richard H. Chaet of Ft. Meyers, FL and the late Evelyn R. Chaet, he was the loving stepson of Theresa Chaet; loving brother of Mark A. Chaet and his wife, Leslie, of Tewksbury and Keith J. Chaet of Mt. Laurel, NJ.; loving stepbrother of Nettie Veilleux and her husband, Yvan, of Florida and Joseph Galante of Lawrence and cherished uncle of Nicole and Alexis Chaet. He is also survived by several dear cousins.
Funeral arrangements were by the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association , 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For online guest book, please visit http://www.jfwardfuneralhome.com
Belinda Sirignano, 94
Member of St. Josephâ€™s Society and Sons of Italy
Belinda ( Paterna) Sirignano of Bostonâ€™s North End died on Christmas Eve. She was in her 94th year.
She was a member of St. Josephâ€™s Society of the North End and the Order of Sons of Italy Lodge 208 Boston.
She was the loving mother of Annette Manfra and her husband, William, of Lynn and Carmine Sirignano and his wife, Paula, of Billerica; dear sister of Josephine Nunez of Revere and Angelo Amato of East Boston; cherished grandmother of Joseph and Stephen Trevisone and Paula and Cheryl Ann Sirignano and cherished daughter of the late Stefano and Angela (Carmisciano) Paterna Amato.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazzaâ€™s â€œBeechwoodâ€ Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Sandra (Cuzzi) Giarla of East Boston died on December 23.
She was a past member of EBECC, Noah and Task Force Heritage Complex and a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Redeemer Church.
She was the loving daughter of the late Luigi and Isabella (Masciulli) Cuzzi; dear wife of Robert Giarla of East Boston; beloved sister of Valerie Young of Winthrop, Richard Cuzzi and his wife, Anna, of Revere, Judith Domenico and her husband, Tom, of East Boston, Robert Cuzzi and his wife, Roberta, of Tewksbury and Stephen Cuzzi and his wife, Josephine, of Saugus. She is also survived by many cherished nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews as well as many special friends.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to a Memorial Mass celebrating her life in the Most Holy Redeemer Church, Maverick Street (Maverick Square) East Boston on Saturday, January 2 at 11 a.m. In honoring her life, memorial donations may be made to Most Holy Redemeer Church, 65 London St. East Boston or Our Savior Lutheran Church, 28 Paris St. East Boston. For more information or to send an online condolence to her family, please visit: http://www.ruggieromh.com
Sabatino â€˜Samâ€™ Falzarano
Revere Police Department retiree
Sabatino "Sam" Falzarano of New Hampshire, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on December 21.
Born and raised in East Boston, he attended East Boston High School and served in the US Marine Corps for eight years. He retired from the Revere Police Department after 25 years. He was a member of the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Dept and an active member of the Londonderry, NH Police Dept.
He was the beloved husband of Maria (Cordy) Falzarano, loving father of Dana Boehm and her husband, David, of New York, Tony and his wife, Kristen, Jennifer, Jessica and Jon. He loved his grandchildren, Aiden and Ethan Boehm and Jack Rocha. He was the dear brother of Joseph and his wife, Michelle, and their son, Michael, of Clinton MA and his step sisters, Joan Barooshian and Betty Marotta of Revere and the cherished son of the late Lawrence "Larry" and Thelma (Ortana) Falzarano.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of his life today, Wednesday, December 30 in the Chapel of the Resurrection in Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere from 10 to noon with a service at noon. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in his name to the Dana Farber Cancer Research Center, 10 Brookline Place, Boston, MA 02445. For directions and guest book http://www.vazzafunerals.com
June Chiaradonna, 65
Horsebreeder and Business Owner
June R. (Davey) Chiaradonna, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died in Chester, NH on December 21 following a long battle with emphysema. She was 65 years old.
Born and raised in Revere, she was a 1961 graduate of Revere High School. From 1961 to 1988, she was a Chelsea resident. In 1988, she and her family moved to Derry, NH. Mrs. Chiaradonna, together with her husband, John H. Chiaradonna, a retired Chelsea Firefighter, bought â€œMispah Horse Farmâ€ of Derry, NH and continued to operate it for 15 years. While in Chelsea and Revere, the couple founded JC Fence Co of Chelsea and Peabody, still in operation under the ownership and direction of their grandson, Matthew Chiaradonna of Peabody. She was a long time member of Chester Lions Club of Chester, NH and the Chester Congregational and Baptist Church.
The beloved wife of 48 years of John H. Chiaradonna, she was the devoted mother of John H. Chiaradonna Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Chester, NH, Cheryl L. Dale and her husband, Christopher, of Derry, NH and Mary K. Ramsey and her husband, Michael, of Epsom, NH.; cherished grandmother of Matthew J., Amanda M. and Alyssa G. Chiaradonna, all of Peabody, Caitlin M., Christopher C. and Bridget D. Dale, all of Derry, NH.; dear sister of Sandra A. Davey-Montague and her husband, Daniel, of Nottingham, NH and Henry F. Davey Jr and his wife, Martha S., of West Peabody. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the William R. Carafa & Sons Home for Funerals, Chelsea. Burial will be held in the spring at Great Hill Cemetery, Chester, NH. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the MSPCA-Angell, 350 So. Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130-9923.
Sylvia Franks, 81
Red Hat Club member, longtime Avon Saleswoman
Sylvia (Kristal) Franks of Revere, formerly of Cambridge, died after a short illness in Maryland on December 19. She was 81 years old.
Born in Boston, she graduated from Cambridge High and Latin, was a member of the Red Hat Club and loved Mahjong. She also sold Avon for 40 years.
She was the former wife of the late Murray Brown; the devoted mother of Jerrold V. Franks of Virginia, Harriet Mathon and her husband, William, of Maryland and Michael W. Franks and his wife, Michele, of Massachusetts. She was the loving daughter of the late Myer and Bessie Kristal; the dear sister of Norman Kristal and the loving grandmother of Elisa Mathon and Ashley and Samantha Rollins.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Torf Funeral Service of Chelsea. Burial was in Everett. Donations in her memory may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure/ mail to The Komen Massachusetts Affiliate, Po Box 415756, Boston, MA 02241. For online guest book please visit http://www.torffuneralservice.com
Edward â€˜Busterâ€™ Pascucci
Edward M. "Buster" Pascucci of Medford, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on December 21.
He was the beloved husband of Mafalda "Muffy" (DeFilippo); devoted father of Janice Pascucci and her husband, Kenneth Lemanski, of Winchester and Patricia Moller and her husband, Ken, of Sutter Creek, CA.; loving grandfather of Ana Maria Lemanski; dear brother of Frances Nunez of Beachmont, the late John Pascucci, Giro Pascucci and Lucy Piccinni.
Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Entombment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to MGH – Cardiology Department, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114. For obituary and guestbook http://www.dellorusso.net
Edward McRae MD, 84
Long time Everett obstetrician, part owner of former Everett News
Dr. Edward B. McRae of Everett died on December 23. He was 84 years old.
Dr. McRae was a US Army veteran of World War II, a 1951 graduate of Boston College and a 1955 graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. He had a private practice in obstetrics and gynecology in Everett for many years and was an affiliate of numerous Boston area hospitals serving on many medical boards and societies over the course of his long career. Dr. McRae was also part owner of the former Everett News.
He was the former husband and loving friend of Louise T. (Nolan) McRae; loving father of Edward B. McRae of Everett, Susan E. Regan of Revere, and Ellen L. Pulice and her husband, Joseph, of Merrimack, NH; loving brother of the late William Jr., James, and Louise McRae. He is also survived by his cherished pets "grandkids" Cody, Smokey, Sydney, and Lucy.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, Everett. In his memory, donations may be made to the American Lung Association, PO Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803. For online guest book, please visit http://jfwardfuneralhome.com
Antoinette â€˜Nettaâ€™ Inzirillo
East Boston resident
Antoinette M. â€œNettaâ€ (Del Gaudio) Inzirillo of East Boston died on Decmeber 22.
The loving mother of the late Debora Inzirillo, she was the dear sister of Gloria Prince and her husband, Allen, of Newton, Mafalda â€œMuffyâ€ Risti and her husband, Gino, of Medford, Delores DiNush of Peabody and the late Lucy Lauria and Samuel Del Gaudio. She was the fond aunt to many nieces, nephews grand nieces and grand nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazzaâ€™s â€œBeechwoodâ€ Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For guest book, please visit: http://www.vazzafunerals.com
Anthony â€˜Dukieâ€™ Davis
Member of American Legion
Anthony C. â€œDukieâ€ Davis of Revere died on December 23.
A US Navy veteran of Vietnam and a member of the American Legion, he was the beloved husband of Sandra (Long) Davis; loving brother of Richard Davis and his wife, Diane, of Dracut, Sandra Ciancarelli and her husband, Edward, of Revere; dear brother in law of Trisha and Cliff Winn of Billerica, Michael and Robert Long, both of Revere and is also survived by his mother-in-law Ethel Long of Revere and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Partners Hospice Development Office, 281 Winter St., Suite 200, Waltham, MA 02451-8713.
Loren Anselm Dillon, 88
Loren Anselm Dillon, loving husband, father and grandfather, died December 21 of congestive heart failure surrounded by his adoring family at the home of his daughter, Althea, in Boise, Idaho, where he and his wife moved in 2008. He was 88 years old
Mr. Dillon was born May 20, 1921 in Buffalo, NY, the oldest of four children of Daniel and Mary (Walsh) Dillon. When he was three years old, the family moved to Revere and he was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1939.
Mr. Dillon entered the U.S. Navy in January of 1942 serving in the USN Armed Guard as a gunnerâ€™s mate until December of 1945. He was very proud of his service to his country, which took him across the globe, often in hostile waters, including Italy, Egypt, India and the Mediterranean.
After his honorable discharge, he worked for two years on the back of a tar truck, which made him realize the benefits of higher education. So, courtesy of the G.I. Bill, he attended the University of New Hampshire. It was there he met his future wife, Catherine Irish. He graduated in 1951 and went to work for the Department of Health and Welfare in Dover, NH as a social worker. He and Catherine were married January 3, 1953 in Wolfeboro, NH.
In 1956, he began working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs as Agency Social Worker. This job took the family to New Town, ND; Browning, MT; Poplar, MT and finally in 1965 to the Northern Idaho Indian Agency in Lapwai, ID, near Lewiston. He took a leave of absence from 1961-1963 to earn his Masters of Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
Mr. Dillon retired in 1983. His retirement activities included refinishing furniture for his family, golf, volunteer work for St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Family Hospice, reading and frequent trips with Mrs. Dillon, especially to their native New England.
He was a lifelong member of the Catholic Church, attending St. James Parish in Lewiston from its inception in 1970 to 2008, when he relocated to Boise for health reasons.
Mr. Dillon was the brother of the late Malcolm, father of his late infant daughter, Mary and uncle of the late Daniel Dillon. His survivors include his wife of 57 years, Catherine; his children, Dennis and Althea, of Boise, Nancy Thorson and her husband, Cliff Smith, of Tekoa, WA, Lora Vance and her husband, Randy, of Winnemucca, NV and Roberta Lutcher and her husband, Larry, of Heppner, OR; his grandchildren, Matt Thorson, Kevin, Eric and Melanie Vance, Dillon and William Lutcher and Catherine and Loren â€œMickâ€ Dillon; his great-grandchildren Lucas, Malcolm and Ava Thorson. He also leaves his brother Daniel and his wife, MaryAnn, of Revere, and a sister, Althea Lundberg and her husband, John, of Middleton as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
An Irish Wake was held in the Boise area on Sunday, December 27 at Accent Funeral Home in Meridian, ID.
A Vigil Service will be held in Lewiston on Friday, January 1 at 4 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church. A Memorial Mass will be on celebrated on Saturday, January 2 also at St. James Church at 11 a.m. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be sent to St. James Church, 1519 Ripon Ave., Lewiston, ID 83501. Condolences may be made to the family online at http://www.accentfuneral.com.
Walter Schneider, 75
US Defense Department Retiree
Walter P. Schneider of Revere died on December 22 at the Spaulding Hospital in Cambridge after a long illness. He was 75 years old.
Born in Hunter, Kansas, he was educated in the Kansas schools and has been a resident of Revere for the last 45 years. He retired from the U.S. Government Department of Defense. He was in the U.S. Navy for 11 years and was a Korean Conflict Navy veteran. He was a member of the Revere League of Special Needs Organization.
He was the beloved husband of Ellen T. (Soreff); devoted father of Michael Schneider of Springfield and Mark Schneider of Revere; the dear brother of Wilma Rauscher of Minnesota, David Schneider of Kansas, Charles Schneider of Australia, and the late Carl Schneider and Wanda Myer. He is also survived by two grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Torf Funeral Chapel, Chelsea. Burial was in Everett. Donations in his memory may be made to Revere League of Special Needs, 200 Winthrop Ave., Revere, MA 02151. For online guest book please visit: http://www.torffuneralservice.com