Frank Lucifora of Revere died on July 3 after a brief illness.
He was the beloved father of Tori Marie Lucifora; devoted son of Frank and Giovanna “Joanne” (Russo), all of Revere; dear brother of Sally Nelson and her husband, Geoffrey of Florida and loving fiancé of Diane Sullivan of Revere. He is also survived by his loving nephews, Jack and Luc Nelson.
His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere today, Wednesday, July 8 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com
Marlene Joyce Brenner
Of Revere, formerly of Brookline
Marlene Joyce Brenner of Revere, originally of Brookline, died on June 22.
She was the loving daughter of the late William Brenner and Gertrude (Katz) Brenner; loving sister of Gerald Brenner of Revere and Elaine Johnston of Dedham; loving aunt of William Brenner, Wendi Brenner, Shira Brenner, Stacey Coleman, Brian Anderson, James Johnston, Craig Johnston and the late Michael Brenner and is also survived by many great nieces and nephews.
Services were private and under the care of Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea. Contribution’s in Marlene’s name may be made to the Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115. Visit www.torffuneralservice.com for guestbook
Retired Bookkeeper for Delta Airlines Cargo
and longtime Beachmont resident
Barbara L. Creeden passed away on June 28 at the
at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home where she had been receiving supportive care. She was 93 years old.
Born and raised in Revere, she was the loving daughter of the late James A. and Anna M. (Goodman) Creeden. She was a lifelong resident of Revere (Beachmont) until five years ago when she took residence at the Zelma Lacey Assisted Living in Charlestown.
During World War II, she was a war time employee/assembler at the GE plant in Lynn. Thereafter and for the next 33 years, she worked as a bookkeeper for Delta Airlines Air Cargo headquarters at Logan Airport.
She was a longtime parishioner at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Beachmont. In her retirement, she was a member of the Beachmont Golden Agers and enjoyed painting and pottery crafts.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her siblings and their spouses: the late Joseph Allen “Ike” Creeden and his wife, Anna, F. Edna French and her husband, John P. and her nephew, the late John French. She was the cherished aunt of Robert Creeden and his wife, Charlene of Dennis, Paul Creeden of Dorchester, Linda Neshamkin (wife of John French) of Charlestown, David French and his wife, Marge of West Port, CT, Mark French of Boston and David French and his wife, ShaSha of Brookline. She is also survived by several grandnieces and grandnephews and great grandnieces and great grand nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held at the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Saturday, July 11 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols St., Chelsea at 10:30 a.m. Services will conclude with Inurnment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit:
Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to Catholic Relief Services, PO Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303. Or visit www.crs.org/donate/celebration-gifts/. For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit: www.WelshFuneralHome.com”
Geno John Sabbio
Of Florida, formerly of Revere
Geno John Sabbio of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on June 27. He was 27 years old.
Born in Malden, he lived in Revere until he was 11 years old and has has been a resident of Jacksonville, Florida for the past 16 years. A 2005 graduate of Orange Park High School, he was employed by Sabbio and Son Flooring and was also a drummer for the local music group “Rhythm Riots.”
He is survived by his parents, Frank and Kay (Chumley) Sabbio, his brother, Frankie Sabbio, Jr., his sister, Brittney Marie Sabbio, grandfather, Geno Sabbio, aunts and uncles: Jean (Sabbio) and Tony Zenga, Pat and Stan Karbowski, Charles and Penny Chumley; godparents, William Campagnone and Joyce Martin; cousins, Nicholas, Anthony and Joanne Campagnone, Alicia, Anthony and John Sabbia, Alexis, Diane, Kyle, Nichole, Dawn Jason. He was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Joanne (Pelosi) Sabbio and his maternal grandmother, Nona Mae Shoemaker.
A funeral service will be officiated by Rev. Udayakumar Xavalrlapitchel on Saturday, July 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Church, 500 Revere Street, Revere. Donations may be made to aid Geno’s family at GoFundMe.com
29 year US Air employee
Brian D. Lovett of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died at his Revere residence on June 30 following a long illness. He was 58 years old.
Born and raised in Chelsea, he attended Chelsea schools and was a 1975 graduate of Chelsea High School. Soon after graduation, he began a 29 year career with US Air at Logan Airport as a fleet service representative. Because of several health issues, he was forced into early retirement in 2004. Mr. Lovett lived in Peabody for several years before moving to Revere eight years ago.
Brian enjoyed life to its fullest, enjoyed traveling and visiting the world, although his early death has saddened his wife and friends immensely, the knowledge of his very full life is comforting.
He was the beloved husband of 10 years of Rebecca A. (Dougherty) Lovett and the dear brother of Richard J. Lovett of Colorado and the nephew of the late Richard (Dickie) Lovett.
Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, July 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. followed by the funeral service in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, Revere at 7:15 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Make-a-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Suite 201, Boston, MA 02114-2031. For more information, please visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com
Retired Revere Fire Department Lieutenant
Nicholas Scenna, Retired Revere Fire Department Lieutenant, of Point of Pines died on July 6 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 95 years old.
A lifelong resident of Revere and a US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Gertrude (Nazzaro); devoted father of Donald Homer, Jr. and his wife, Judy of Revere and the late Elaine Marie Homer; loving grandfather of Breanne Camerlengo and her husband, Scott and Nicholas Homer. He is also survived by three loving great grandchildren: Elaina, Ella and Jake. Nick was predeceased by several loving siblings.
His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday July 9 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guestbook, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com
Long time devoted nurse
Carolyn (Drysdale) Antonucci, a lifelong resident of Everett, died on July 6 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. She was 70 years old.
Carolyn was a devoted nurse for many years starting her career at Grover Manor Hospital and later at Anne Mark Nursing Care Center.
She was the daughter of the late Henry Everett and Marie (Hayes) Drysdale; beloved wife of Louis; devoted mother of Michelle Veltry and her husband, Christopher and Todd Antonucci and cherished grandmother of Kaelyn Veltry, all of Peabody; loving sister of Ronald Drysdale and his wife, Helen of Connecticut and Harry Stephen Drysdale and his wife, Frannie of Haverhill; dear sister in-law of Vincent and Marie Antonucci of Wakefield and the late Johanna Carifio. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Friday, July 10 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Funeral Mass in St Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book please visit www.Buonfiglio.com