Obituaries 07-22-2015

Marianne Hanson

Former waitress at Nick’s Deli in Revere

Marianne (Gallant) Hanson passed away July 18 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 56 years old.

Born in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Joseph and Eleanor (Smith) Gallant, Marianne grew up in Chelsea and attended Chelsea Public Schools and graduated from Chelsea High School, Class of 1976. She resided in Chelsea for several years before locating to Malden with her beloved husband, Dale A. Hanson.

Marianne was a former waitress at Nick’s Deli in Revere for 10 years. She was a warm and caring woman, always giving gifts to needy families during the Christmas holiday season.

Marianne was the devoted mother of Chris LaChance and Joe LaChance and his wife, Christina, all of Lynn and John A. Hanson and Kevin Hanson, both of Winthrop; dear sister of Joseph Gallant and his wife, Diane of Saugus and the late Carol Anne DeRosa; sister-in-law of Victor DeRosa of Chelsea and is also lovingly survived by one granddaughter, Audrina LaChance of Lynn, one nephew, Derek Gallant, nieces Lisa Bell and her husband, Ray of Chelsea, and Jaime DeRosa of Saugus, great-nieces, Victoria Bell and Ava and great-nephew, David Bell.

I cannot say enough about my Wife Marianne. Marianne was the most loving, caring, selfless person I know. She spent most of her time worrying and giving to everyone else. She was strong until the end never losing her faith even on the most painful days. I have lost the mother of my children, my wife and most importantly my best friend and support system. We will carry Marianne memory forever in hearts.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Rose Church, 601 Broadway, Chelsea on Thursday, July 23 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the Carafa Family Funeral Home 389 Washington Ave. Chelsea, today, Wednesday, July 22, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Kathleen Landry-Ottomaniello

Retired LPN

Kathleen M. (Crosby) Landry-Ottomaniello of Holyoke, formerly of Revere, died following a long illness on July 11 at the Holyoke Health Care Center of Holyoke. She was 69 years old.

Born in Chelsea and raised and educated in Revere, she was a 1963 graduate of Revere High School. “Kathy” also attended the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home School of Nursing and earned a degree in Practical Nursing as an LPN. She worked at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home for over 20 years when she moved to Holyoke. She completed her career until retirement in 2011 at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home. Kathy was a member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary-American Legion Post #61 of Revere for several years.

She was the wife of the late Lowell D. Landry and David Ottomaniello; the beloved mother of Lisa A. Landry of Wakefield, Cheryl A. Ottersburg and her husband, John and James D. Landry, all of Holyoke and Sean J. Landry and his wife, Nicole of Amesbury; the dear sister of: Joseph W Crosby and his wife, Genevieve M. “Jeannie” of South Attleboro, formerly of Revere, Retired Revere Auxiliary Police Deputy James P. Crosby and his wife, Patricia J. of St. Cloud, Florida, formerly of New Bedford and Revere, Robert Crosby and his wife, Sally of Concord, NH and the late Kevin J. Crosby. She is also lovingly survived by six grandchildren: Alysa, John, Katelyn, Donovan, Trevor and Jacoby and by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside funeral serice at Woodlawn Cemetery, 3302 Elm Street, Everett on Friday, July 24 at 1 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home, 91 Crest Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150, Attn: Patients’ Actiities Fund.

The staff at the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere was honored to have assisted the family. For more information,

Francis P. Grasso

Of Sarasota formely of Margate, FL

and Revere, MA

Frank/Fran of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Margate, FL and Revere, MA, passed into eternal rest on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at age 79. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years Anne C. (Biggins). He leaves his cherished daugfhter Cheryl Ferguson and her husband Kenny and his devoted son Paul and his wife Cindy and his dearly loved grandchildren Brennan and Hannah Grasso, all of Sarasota. He leaves behind his brothers Ronald and his wife Diane of Wilmington, MA and Victor and his wife Linda of Revere, MA and Mary (Caserta) and brothers Robert and Richard. Frank worked as a meat cutter for more than forty years for Publix Super Markets in Florida and First National Stores in the northeast. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus Council #179 and the Holy Name Society. Services were held in Florida.

Timothy Hanegan

Of Revere

Timothy C. Hanegan of Revere died on July 18.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of Eleanor A. (Veglia) Hanegan of Revere; devoted father of Rose Ann Hebert and her husband, Brad of Louisiana, Jeanette “Jeannie” Creedon and her husband Daniel of Revere and Frank DiLorenzo and his wife, Jeannette of Tewksbury; dear brother of Angela Gibson and Sister Catherine Hanegan, all of Mississippi, Sylvester “Littleman” Hanegan of Maine, Alfred Hanegan of Mississippi and the late Theresa Hanegan Walters, Martin Hanegan, Earl Hanegan and Coleman Hanegan. He was the cherished grandfather of Kristi Blair, Shaun Hebert, Nathan Hebert and Tammy DiLorenzo-Hill, great-grandfather of two and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Thursday, July 23 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For online guestbook and memorial please

Mary Grace Yolanda Criscuoli

Member of Women’s Lodge, Revere Moose

Mary Grace Yolanda (Cafarelli) Criscuoli, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on July 20 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere following a brief illness. She was 96 years old.

Raised and educated in Revere, she lived her entire life

in this city and was a long time member of the Revere Loyal Order of the Moose Ladies’ Chapter 1272. One of her fondest hobbies was traveling with her daughter both here in the United States and throughout Europe.

She was the wife of the late Alfonso V. Criscuoli who died in 2001; the devoted mother of Mary Jane Criscuoli of Revere; the cherished sister of: Mafalda Fussomando of Springfield, Anita Smith of Nahant, Rita Presley of Revere, Lydia O’Connor of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Emily Warren and her husband, Edward of Revere, Vienna Mooney and her husband, Samuel of Youngsville, North Caroline and the late Revere Patrolman George F. Cafarelli, Revere Police Lt. Antonio J. Cafarelli, Leonard F. Cafarelli, Olga C Cafarelli and Anna Formica. She was the eldest aunt of Revere Chief of Police Joseph Cafarelli and many many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews also survive her.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, July 24 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere Street, Revere. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery Malden. 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, please visit:

Theresa Crivello

Lifelong Revere resident; Assisted in operating family business “DeLuca’s Market”

Dearly loved Theresa J. (DeLuca) Crivello passed peacefully on July 14 with family by her side at her home in Revere. She was 97 years old.

Born, raised and educated in Revere, Mrs. Crivello, a 1936 graduate of Revere High School, met and married the love of her life, the late Vincent J. Crivello, in 1941. In 1926, her family opened “DeLuca’s Market” on the corner of Beach Street and Thurlow Avenue in Revere. Theresa dedicated countless hours assisting her parents and brother Angelo in the full operation of the market. Neighbors and customers will certainly remember her gracious smile, sense of humor, and willingness to be of service. During the Depression and beyond, she and her family at DeLuca’s Market were overwhelmingly kind and generous to folks bearing financial distress. Theresa worked at the store alongside her dear brother, Angelo and later her beloved husband, Vincent until it closed in 2010.

Theresa and Vincent were active members of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community. Both were long-time volunteers and supporters of the church and among the parish’s first appointed Eucharistic Ministers. This extraordinary couple enjoyed 72 years together in marriage before Vincent’s death in June 2013.

Besides her devotion to family and friends, Theresa expressed her boundless love through cooking, baking, and handwork. She also enjoyed gardening and dance.

She was the cherished mother of Vincent J. Crivello, Jr. and his wife, Marie of Revere, Janet M. Pletcher and her husband, Stephen D. of Prides Crossing and Marilyn J. Kobus and her husband, Anton H. of Manchester-by-the-Sea; the devoted and adoring grandmother of: Patricia M. Bright and her husband, Ronald of Melrose, Diane L. Perry and her husband, Richard of Peabody, Brian T. Pletcher and his wife, Kellian of Somerville, Marisa L. Kobus of Medford and Philip A. Kobus of Manchester-by-the-Sea; great-grandmother of Lindsay and Cory Bright, Brandon and Dillon Perr and dear sister of the late Angelo H. and Ralph T. DeLuca. She is also lovingly survived by her sister-in-law Angela DeLuca of Durham, NH and by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday at Immaculate Conception Church and interment was in the family lot at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 1, Memphis, Tn. 38101-9908. The staff at the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals of Revere was honored to assist the family.

Mary Farrell

Retired Bookbinders Union Executive Secretary

Private services have been held at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden for Mary T. (Little) Farrell of Revere who died on July 18 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere following a long illness. She was 80 years old.

Born and raised in Dorchester, she attended Boston schools and Emmanuel College and served the Bookbinders’ Union AKA Graphic Arts Communications Union Local #600 as executive secretary for more than 20 years. Their office was on Beach Street, Revere for many years.

She was the wife of the late Richard P. Farrell who passed in December of 1999; the devoted mother of Maria R. Schindler and her husband, Christopher of Revere and the late Airman 1st Class John E. Farrell; the cherished grandmother of: David P. Schindler and his wife, Cindi of Malden, April M. Schindler and her companion, Brian Spinella, Jacklyn A. Schindler and her companion, Steve Damiano, all of Revere and Adam J. Schindler and his fiancee, Sara of Lowell. She was the dear sister of the late Veronica Cacciola and her late husband, Salvatore and is also survived by two great grandchildren, Adam J. and Madison R. and her best and faithful friend, Annemarie Cussen of Dorchester.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development and the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168. For more information, please visit:

James ‘Jolly Jim’ Goggins

Of Revere

James A. “Jolly Jim” Goggins of Revere passed away on July 13. He was 79 years old.

A US Army veteran, he was the beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Gotell) Goggins; loving father of Joan Johnson and her husband, Daniel of Revere, James Goggins and his wife, Kathleen of Tewksbury, Janette DiRico and her husband, Thomas of Watertown and the late John Goggins; adored grandfather of Daniel Johnson Jr., Matthew Johnson and eight additional grandchildren. He is also survived by his beloved dogs Lexi, Lily and Louie.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be a in Jim’s name to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St Danvers, MA 01923. For guestbook

Rachel Lento


Rachel M. (Liserre) Lento of Everett died on July 19.

She was 85 years old.

A seamstress, born in Italy, Rachel loved cooking, gardening, sewing, traveling and entertaining her friends and family in her home.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Lento; devoted mother of Joseph J. and his wife, Donna of Everett, John and his wife, Lora of Nebraska, Sara Natale and her husband, Arnie of Malden and Mark and his wife, Kerri of Revere; dear sister of Carmela Caputo and her late husband, Sal of Everett and Jerry Liserre and his wife, Carol of Middleton; cherished grandmother of Joseph, Marina, Stephanie, Eric, Brittany and Miles; great-grandmother of Stella Rose. 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 24 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Grace Church, Chelsea at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For online guestbook and memorial please visit:

Jennifer Marie Roldan

Of Everett, formerly of Revere

Jennifer Marie Roldan of Everett, formerly of Revere, passed away on Saturday, July 18. She was 29 years old.

The cherished daughter of Andy and Sheila (Martin) Roldan, she was the loving mother of Amaya Roldan and Franklin Munoz; caring sister of Andrew Roldan and his loving companion, Jessica Bonsall and her children, Jessica Roldan and her loving companion, Philip Smith and Matthew Roldan and his loving companion, Anite DeJesus and her daughter; loving aunt of Jordan Roldan and Philip and Bentley Smith; adored granddaughter of Bertha Roldan, Helen Martin and the late Ambrocio Roldan and Joseph Martin. Jennifer is also survived by her best friend, Angela Johnson and her children and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends will honor her life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere on Thursday, July 23 from 9 to 11 a.m. with a Funeral Service beginning at 11a.m. in our Chapel of the Resurrection before leaving in procession to Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jennifer Roldan Memorial Fund at

Thomas Andrew Francis Clausen

Self Employed Real Estate Appraiser

Thomas Andrew Francis Clausen, 55, of Revere died in late May, at home, while preparing to spend a few weeks with his older brother Peter and Peter’s wife, Pat, at their summer place in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. That was Tommy’s favorite spot, where, since childhood, he loved to putter about, improving the house, planting fruit trees, fishing, and playing at lumpy golf courses just recently converted from cow pastures.

Tommy, the youngest son of Wendell Vernon Clausen and Corinna Margaret (Slice) Clausen was born in Northampton, Massachusetts on July 30, 1959. He attended the Cardigan Mountain School, Hebron Academy, Franklin Pierce College, where he earned a B.A. in history, with honors, and Suffolk University, where he earned an MBA. He was self-employed as a real estate appraiser.

Tommy was a sweet, decent, hardworking man and good neighbor who could always make us laugh. He left far too soon.

Survivors include: his brothers, John Peter Clausen (Patricia) and Raymond George Clausen (H. Elizabeth Severson); his step-brother, Edward Woodman (Susan); his step-sister, Jane Woodman (David Russell); his nieces, Jennifer Clausen, Alice Woodman-Russell, Margaret Woodman-Russell, Mandy Huyler, Denise Christopher, and Christina Clausen; and his nephews, David Clausen and Larry Huyler.

The family invites friends, neighbors and colleagues to a gathering in memory of Tommy, at Companion’s Restaurant, 488 Broadway, Revere, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 25.

Joseph Sarno

Retired engineer, of New Jersey,

formerly of Revere

Joseph J. Sarno, born and raised in Revere and more recently of Ocean Grove, NJ passed away peacefully July 18. He was 89 years old.

A graduate of Revere High School, Joe went on to serve in the US Army Air Force during World War II. Upon his return, he attended Dartmouth College where he earned a degree in Engineering. He met and married Bernice A. Bernard with whom he started his beloved family. Joseph worked as an engineer for General Electric in Lynn until his retirement.

Joseph was predeceased by his wife, Bernice and is survived by his siblings Gerry Sarno and Doris Bongiorno. He leaves his children: Joan Sarno, Stacey DiPersia, and Joe Jr. and his four loving grandchildren: Joseph, Danielle, Victoria, and Alexandra.

Funeral arrangements were by O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 NJ-35, Wall, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Church of the Ascension, 501 Brinley Ave, Bradley Beach with military honors following the Mass. Cremation was private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Joseph’s name to Francis Asbury Manor, Fellowship Fund, 70 Stockton Avenue, Ocean Grove NJ 07756.

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