Obituaries 03-19-2014

Samuel Palermo

Retired Revere Patrolman

Samuel W. Palermo, retired Revere Patrolman, died on March 15 at Mass. General Hospital in Boston after a long illness. He was 82 years old.

Born and raised in Revere, Patrolman Palermo was a 1949 graduate of Revere High School and has lived in Revere for his entire life. He retired from the Police Force in 1991 after 22 years of service.

He was the beloved husband of Linda J. (Scully) Palermo; the devoted father of Robert J. Palermo, Jonathan W. Palermo and his wife, Serena and Dan F. Lockely, all of Revere, Debra A. Belfiore and her husband, Joseph of West Dover, Vermont and Kimberly A. Lockley and her fiancee, William J. Hrubes of Lynn; the cherished brother of: Nancy Coviello of Revere, Joseph Palermo and his wife, Janet of No. Chelmsford, Theodora “Teddi” Mantia and her husband, James of Revere and the late Antoinette Ciampa and Anthony Palermo. He is also lovingly survived by six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and by his sister in law, Mary Palermo of Stoughton.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, March 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. In the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. His Funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, March 22 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn. For more information:

Christine Murphy

Accountant; Retiree of the Revere School Department and Revere Auditor’s Department

Christine L. (Barry) Murphy, longtime resident of Revere, died unexpectedly on March 13 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

Mrs. Murphy was born and raised in Revere and lived here all her life before moving to Yarmouth Port with her daughter five years ago. She was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School, Class of 1937 and worked for more than 40 years within the City of Revere as an accountant, first with the Auditor’s Department and finally within the Revere School Department, retiring in 1994. She was an active lifelong member of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community.

She was the beloved wife of the late John Patrick Murphy who passed away in September of 1983; the devoted mother of Judith A. Murphy of Yarmouth Port; the dear sister of the late Josephine M. Dunlea, Agnes J. Lucey, Helen, Alice, Ruth and Rita M. Barry and the late William, Robert, Francis and James Barry. She is also lovingly survived by: Mary F. Singleton of Yarmouth Port and by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN. 38101-9908. For more information, visit:

James ‘Jesse’Yantosca

Retired Revere Parks & Recreation Department Foreman; Longtime Member of Revere Orioles

James J. “Jesse” Yantosca, a lifelong resident of Revere, died following a long illness in the Rehabilitation & Nursing Center of Everett on March 12. He was 74 years old.

Born and raised in Revere, he lived here his entire life and was a 1957 graduate of Revere High School. He also attended Suffolk University. For many years, he worked for the Bureau of Building Construction in Boston and he took early retirement as a foreman from the Revere Parks & Recreation Department in 1986 due to declining health. He was a longtime member of Revere Orioles, Nest 123.

He leaves his beloved wife of 52 years, Judith G. (Bazer) Yantosca. He was the devoted father of Retired Master Sgt. Joseph M. Yantosca, USMC and his wife, Cynthia of Seabrook, Texas and Michael J. Yantosca, of Revere; the cherished grandfather of Crisana L. and Paul Michael Yantosca, both of Seabrook, Texas and is also lovingly survived by the Bazer family of Boston and the North Shore and by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation (PKD), 8330 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114. For more information, please visit:

Mary Theresa ‘Tess’ Monagle

Retired NYNEX Supervisor, Active in Many Organizations and Devoted to Immaculate Conception Parish

A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, October 12 In the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere for Mary Theresa “Tess” (Cunningham) Monagle, a lifelong resident of Revere, who died on Tuesday, October 8 at home surrounded by her loving family following a long illness. She was 85 years old.

Born and raised in Revere, she was educated in the Immaculate Conception Schools and was class secretary and a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School, Class of 1945.

In 1951, Tess married William V. “Vin” Monagle in Immaculate Conception Church. The couple remained in Revere where they began their life together and their family. The Immaculate Conception Parish was a vital part of Tess’s life due to her tremendous faith. Tess was not only a faithful and devoted wife and mother, she was a genuine friend to many and to her many extended families.

Tess took great pride in her home as well as her role in her community, dedicating her time. She was past President of Immaculata Guild of Immaculate Conception Parish, member of the Revere Women’s Club, CAPIC Head Start Inaugural Program Team and Commissioner for the Revere Parks & Recreation Dept..She was a remarkable woman for all that she accomplished while raising her four children and working full time. She was a testament as being part of “The Greatest Generation.” Tess, retired as NYNEX Staff Supervisor of Human Resources after more than 25 years. She was a past member of the Board of Directors of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

The beloved wife of the late William Vincent “Vin” Monagle, who passed on March 19, 2013, she was the devoted mother of William V. Monagle, Jr. and his wife, Margi of Lynnfield, Neal P. Monagle of Medford, Gavin P. Monagle and his wife, Janet of Middleton and Amy T. Monagle of Revere; cherished grandmother of Patrick W. Monagle and his wife, Marissa of Reading, Bridget A. Monagle of Lynnfield, Gavin F., Daniel F. and Kaleigh F. Monagle, all of Middleton; dear sister of Francis X. Cunningham, Esq. of Revere and the late Margaret Cunningham, John A. Cunningham, Leo P. Cunningham, MD and Eileen C. Corey, RN. She is also lovingly survived by two great grandchildren, Grace E. and William J. Monagle both of Reading and by 54 treasured nieces and nephews.

Remembrances may be made to the Restoration Fund at Immaculate Conception Parish, 22 Lowe St., Revere, MA 02151.

Barbara Panzetti

Retired Legal Secretary and Homemaker

Barbara Panzetti of Revere died suddenly on March 11 at the East Pointe Nursing Home. She was 75 years old.

Barbara worked in Boston for many years as a legal secretary. When not working, she enjoyed being a homemaker and spending time with her family.

Born in Boston, she was the beloved wife of Carmen; devoted mother of Karen Ferragamo of Revere and the late Robert Panzetti and the loving grandmother of Jordan and Marina. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book please

Kathryn DaMore

Licensed Cosmetologist

Kathryn G. DaMore of Revere died peacefully on March 7.

Kathryn attended Tower School in Marblehead. She graduated from Pope John XXIII High School in Everett, and New England Hair Academy in Malden, as a Licensed Cosmetologist.

She was the beloved daughter of John J. DaMore, Jr. and step-daughter of Dawn (Morse) DaMore of Revere and the late Karen (Webber) DaMore; devoted mother of Michael Anthony Nickerson, son of Lloyd Nickerson of Revere; dear sister of Renee Ciaramella and her husband, Donny of Revere, Anna Manuele and her husband, Michael of Saugus and Victoria DaMore of Revere; cherished granddaughter of Edward and Lorraine Webber of Revere and lifelong friend of Cristina DiCostanzo. She is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and by her cat, Midnight who she rescued 17 years ago in N. Conway, NH.

A private funeral service was held on March 11 followed by a graveside prayer service. Arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere.

Angela Langone

Of Stoneham, formerly of Revere

Angela M (Camilleri) Langone of Stoneham, formerly of Revere, died on March 14 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 80 years old.

Born in East Boston, the daughter of the late Umberto and Stella (Avola) Camilleri, she was raised and educated in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School. Angela, who moved to Stoneham in 1966, enjoyed spending time with her family and doing crafts

She was the beloved wife of Frederick Langone; devoted mother of Patrick of Townsend and the late Albie; dear sister of Michael Camilleri of Revere and the late Florence Camilleri and loving sister in-law of Maria Langone of Medford. Funeral arrangements were by The Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book please visit

Daniel Carey

Retired Medford Firefighter and Medford High Football Star

Daniel Carey of Revere died on March 10 after a long illness. He was 62 years old.

A US Marine Corps Vietnam veteran who served from 1970 to 1973, Daniel graduated from Medford High School in 1970, where he was a star football player and favorite receiver of the legendary Ed Rideout. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the former Boston State College in 1978. Dan drove the Winnebago across the United States for Dave McGillvray’ s Team when Dave jogged cross country for his successful “per miles run” fund raising adventure. Daniel Carey was a dedicated Medford Firefighter from 1975 until his early retirement for health reasons in 2003.

He was the beloved son of the late Paul I. and Alice R. (Ryan) Carey; loving brother of Paul Michael of Stoneham and the late Jack Carey and is also survived by his nieces Meaghan Eichmann of Minneapolis, Beth Hanlon and Julie Carey of South Boston. Samantha Carey of Cape Cod, Regina Carey of Belmont and his beloved friends and caretakers Mark and Vicky. Funeral services were held in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. For guest book please visit

Victoria ‘Gloria’ White

Revere Homemaker

Victoria “Gloria” White of Revere died on March 15. She was 81 years old.

Born in Everett, she was the beloved wife of the late Harold B. White; devoted mother of Kenneth White and his wife, Emily of Westford and Karen Graham and her husband, Thomas of Revere and the cherished grandmother of Katie Graham of Revere.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St., Revere. At the family’s request, all services are private.

May Vickie repose in the loving embrace of The Lord our savior and rest her soul by the tranquil waters of Heaven for eternity to come.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Vickie’s name may be made to: Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Road, SW, Lilburn, GA 30047 or [email protected]. For online memorial and guestbook please visit:

Annette ‘Nettie’ Caggiano

Retired Nurse, Member of Many Organizations

Annette M. “Nettie” Caggiano of Winthrop and Delray Beach, Florida passed away in Delray Beach on March 14 after a brief illness. She was 73 years old.

Born in Brockton, the beloved daughter of Lucie (Panucci) and Cosmo Piscitelli, she was a graduate of Brockton High School, she went on to St. Elizabeth’s Nursing School in Brighton. After graduation, she continued towork as an operating room nurse for many years at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital; eventually reaching the position of charge nurse for the operating room. She retired over 10 years ago and spent her winters in Delray Beach, Florida which she treated as her home away from home.

She was a member of the Winthrop Emblem Club, the Cottage Park Yacht Club, the Cottage Park Yacht Club Ladies Bowling League where she served as Treasurer for many years, St. John’s Mother’s Club, St. Domenic Savio Mother’s Club, the Inner Circle of the Ancient’s and Honorable Artillery Company. She was also a Brownie and Girl Scouts Troop Leader.

She was the devoted wife of Ernest C. Caggiano and the loving mother of Lisa Caggiano of Winthrop, E. Christopher Caggiano of Jamaica Plain, Peter A. Caggiano and his wife, Andrea of Winthrop and Rev. Mark J.T. Caggiano, Esq. of Brookline. She was the dear sister of Joseph Piscitelli and his wife, Joyce of Florida and Marion Jackson of Missouri and the cherished grandmother of Ariana, Peter, Jr., Nicholas and Alyssa. She is also survived by many friends in Winthrop and Delray Beach, Florida.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on Thursday, March 20 from 3 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, March 21 at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10 a.m. Interment to follow the mass in the Cross St. section of Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society c/o St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop MA 02152 or to Winthrop Youth Football 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop MA 02152. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to

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