Member of Beachmont VFW & Italian American Club
Flora Busheme of Revere died on October 16.
Flora was a member of the VFW Beachmont and the Italian American Club.
She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Busheme; cherished mother of Theresa “Terri” Polci and her late husband, Christopher and Dale Busheme and his late wife, Antoinette, all of Revere; dear sister of Josephine Chianca of East Boston and the late Lena Marrotta, Helen Micciche, Fanny Allison, Edith LoVerme, Mary Sorno, Carl Luise, Concetta Severino and Ralph Luiso. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren: Robin Boland, Joy Norris, Renee Kephart and Nicole Busheme and by her great grandchildren: Joylyan, Janaya, Jaison, Gabe, Colton, Jordyn and by many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church on Monday, October 24 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
Mary (Cunha) Russano of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away in Clay, New York on October 9. She was 90 years old.
The beloved wife of the late Frank Russano, she was the loving mother of Steven Russano and his wife, Andrea of Lynn and Linda Parziale and her husband, Michael of Florida; dear sister of Lee Catino of Revere and the late Dottie and Joe Cunha; cherished grandmother of six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and the late Frank Parziale. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For online guest book, visit: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Gold Star mother and devout Christian
Lorraine Terry of Revere died on October 15.
A devout Chrisian who loved gardening, she was the cherished mother of Dane Terry of Revere and the late Gail Broderick and John Terry who was killed in Vietnam; loving grandmother of David Terry and Leah, Patrick, and Megan Broderick; dear sister of the late Erma Possehl, Marie Laber, her twin brother, Anthony LaBella, Peter LaBella and Patty Antoniak.
Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere Thursday, October 20 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Parish at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. A visitation will be held Thursday, the morning of the funeral, at 8:30 a.m. Private Interment. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com
Dennis ‘Fitzy’ Fitzgerald
Sports fan; ran sucessful international air freight business and active in many area clubs and organizations
Dennis “Fitzy” Fitzgerald of Revere died on October 14.
Dennis ran a successful international air freight business and always said “when my ship comes in I’ll probably be at the airport.” Dennis or “Fitzy” as he was known, was active in and around the Revere community in various clubs and organizations. He was an active member at the VFW Mottola Post of Revere, past member of the Revere Moose lodge, longtime member at the Gannon Golf Club in Lynn, co-founder of the Row Row Row to Revere and a former member of the Wharf Marina. “Fitzy” was an avid Boston sports fan, the Red Sox being his favorite. He spent his most enjoyable times on the field playing in the Over 30 Softball League for many years. Dennis enjoyed many golf trips each year with his friends. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
He was the beloved husband of Ellen Fitzgerald (Winston); devoted father of Jon Fitzgerald and his wife, Theresa of Florida, Jodi (Fitzgerald) Simpson and her husband, Matt of Reading and Jake and Spike Fitzgerald of Revere; dear brother of Rita McGurin and her husband, Charlie of Arizona, Corinne Ware and her husband, Bob of Tewksbury, and Kevin Fitzgerald; cherished Papa of Jack and Nicole Fitzgerald, Lydia, Raya, Ciara and Irelyn Simpson. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held in the Immaculate Conception Parish on Friday, October 21 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere on Thursday, October 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that you buy a round the next time you are at the bar to honor “Fitzy”. For guest book please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com.
Past President of Beachmont VFW Ladies Auxiliary
Florence R. Verrengia of Revere died on October 15.
Florence was the matriarch of the family, cooking, caring, and loving them all. She was Past President of the Ladies Auxiliary Beachmont VFW and an avid sports fan. Florence was fiercely patriotic and enjoyed talking politics, knowing about the local and national related topics. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.
The beloved wife of 60 years to her adoring late husband John P. Verrengia, she was the nurturing and loyal mother to John J. Verrengia and his wife, Alberta of Revere, Marianne Buzun and her husband, Fran of Saugus and Rosalie Serena and her husband, Randy of Centerville; adoring sister to the late Gus Scifo and cherished grandmother of Joseph Buzun and Joshua Verrengia. She is also survived by her beloved dogs Becky, Snowy and the late Krystal.
A Memorial Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Parish on Saturday, October 22 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Florence’s name to the Golden Living Center The Elmhurst, 743 Main St, Melrose, MA 02176. For guest book, visit: www.Buonfiglio.com.
Loved the arts, changes in the seasons, and reveled in simple, everyday pleasure
Mary T. (Fogarty) Norden of Michigan, formerly of Beachmont, departed peacefully in Royal Oak, Michigan
at the age of 87.
She was one of eight daughters born to Michael and Ruth
Fogarty in the Beachmont section of Revere. Mary lived most of her life in Michigan and worked for many years at Oakland Family Services. She returned to
Massachusetts every summer to spend time with family and friends. Mary had a wonderful joy for life and learning, a spirit of adventure, and a great sense of humor, a Fogarty family trait. She loved the arts, changes in the seasons and reveled in simple, every day pleasures.
Mary was the loving mother of Geoffrey Vasquez of Royal Oak; the sister of Joanne McAulay of Westwood, Audrey Lovetere of Revere, Jane Forte and her husband, Richard, of Waltham and Falmouth, the late Ruth Sugar, Kathryn Gillen, Patricia Sisto, and Lucille Fogarty. “Auntie Mary” will be missed and fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and their families.
Robert Gregorio of Revere died suddenly in Aruba on October 3.
A Master Mason and a graduate of Revere High School, he was the beloved husband of Celeste (DelGreco); devoted father of Robert Jr. and his wife, Michelle of Saugus and Briana Gregorio of Revere; cherished grandfather of Audrey Gregorio; dear brother of Vincent Jr of Revere, Angela Windsor of Revere and Carmella Martino of New Jersey; loving brother in-law of Valerie Annese of California, Jeanine Fichera of Revere and Salvatore DelGreco Jr of Florida. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105. For guest book, please visit: www.Buonfiglio.com.
Of Florida, formerly of Beachmont
Jane (Baillie) Giordano, formerly of Beachmont, recently passed away peacefully in Stuart, Florida. She was 80 years old.
She was the loving mother of Cynthia Giordano Sabatino of Cambridge, loving grandmother of Melissa Sabatino, Amanda Sabatino, Joseph Sabatino and Nicholas Sabatino. The oldest child of the late Hugh and Ruth Baillie, she was the sister of David Baillie and Nancy Baillie Imbracsio, both of Revere, Ruth Baillie Bridges of Boiling Springs, S.C., and James Baillie of Saginaw Michigan and the late Hugh Baillie, Douglas Baillie and Ronald Baillie. She also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews.
Private burial was in West Newton.