East Boston resident
Juanita M. (Capone) Trombley of East Boston died on July 31.
She was the loving mother of Denise Trombley and her companion, Frank DiLuigi, of East Boston and the late Jason Trombley; beloved life long partner of Edward Alves of East Boston; dear sister of the late Carol Capone; cherished grandmother of Alicia Antenucci, Zachary and Gianna Trombley, Amanda DiLuigi and Jason Trombley Jr. and is also survived by her adored nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Wednesday, August 4 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. For complimentary transportation to and from the funeral home please call 617 569 0990. Services will conclude with Mrs. Trombley being laid to rest with her son, Jason, in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit: www.ruggieromh.com.
West Roxbury resident
Margaret E. (Pauletti) Scopa of West Roxbury died on July 29.
She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick C. Scopa (B.P.D.); loving mother of William Ralph Scopa of Vienna, VA, Frederick Thomas Scopa of Ipswich and Joanne Theresa Morrill of Canton and is also survived by five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was the sister of Helen Cammisa of Bedford, NH, Gilda Ranieri of Hyde Park and the late Elsie Pauletti of East Boston, Amelia "Millie" Christian of New Rochelle, NY, Arthur Pauletti of Medford, Albert Pauletti of Somerville and Americo "Red" Pauletti of East Boston. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, West Roxbury. Burial was in the Gardens of Gethsemane. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St. Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923-9983. For guest book www.gormleyfuneral.com.
Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston
Helene F. (Tomlinson) Lagamosino of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on July 28.
She was the beloved wife of the late Lawrence L. Lagamosino; loving mother of Dawn Minichiello and her husband, Michael, and Janet Clark and her husband, Joseph, all of Saugus; cherished grandmother of Nicole, Matthew, David and Michael; dear sister of Barbara Jones of North Reading and the late Elizabeth. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. Memorial donations may be made to American Lung Assoc. of Mass., 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451. For obit www.BisbeePorcella.com
Carlotta M. (Alfama) Ferrante of Revere, formerly of New Bedford, died unexpectedly in East Boston on July 27. She was 88 years old.
She was a former member of the Chelsea Seniors at the Salvation Army Chelsea Citadel and a member of PALS of St. Mary’s Parish, Revere.
She was the wife of the late Domenic Ferrante; devoted mother of Patricia A. Ferrante, cherished grandmother of David S. Ferrante and dear great grandmother of Angelina Ferrante, all of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Josephine Alfama, Florence Baker, Louise Costa, Mary Morgera, Alice Baptista and Frank Alfama.
Arrangements were by of the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Of Medford, formerly of East Boston
Mark T. Santaniello of Medford, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on July 27.
A Chelsea Produce Market employee, he was the beloved husband of Sharon (O’Connell) Santaniello with whom he shared 22 years of marriage; loving father of Nicole Santaniello and her fiancé, Michael Jamgochian, Mark J. and Nicholas Santaniello, all of Medford; cherished grandfather of Jack Jamgochian; dear brother of Michael and his wife, Patricia, of New York, Linda Melito and her husband, Richard, and Nancy Raduazzo Santaniello, all of Revere, James and his wife, Lisa, of Marshfield and the late Anne Marie Manfra and fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For guest book. www.vazzafunerals.com.
Retired Registered Nurse
Mary C. (Presutti) D’Amore of Winthrop died at home on July 28 after a long illness. She was 91 years old.
Born in Boston, the loving daughter of the late Elisa (Battaglia) and Mario Presutti, she resided in Winthrop for more than 55 years. She was a graduate of St, Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing and was a registered nurse.
She was the beloved wife of the late Frank D’Amore; devoted mother of John F. and Cheryl D’Amore of Saugus, Janice D’Amore of Medford and Mary J. D’Amore of Winthrop and loving grandmother of Audrey Rose Sullivan and Molly Ann Sullivan.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Belle Isle Section Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be sent to Hallmark Health VNA & Hospice, Inc., 178 Savin St., Malden, MA 02148. For online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.
Decorated veteran, retired artist and lithographer
John J. Lombard of Kingston died July 27 at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. He was 84 years old.
Born in Boston on March 10, 1926, he was raised and educated in East Boston. He lived in Cleveland OH before moving to Kingston four years ago. Mr. Lombard was a decorated US Naval veteran of World War II who served on the USS Suwannee. He had been employed as a Lithographer at Peacock Press in Braintree and Rockland. He was an artist who donated art work and artistic talent to many organizations. He was the former treasurer of the Meadowcrest Tenants Organization. He was the husband of the late Marion (Morrissey) Lombard and is survived by three sons, John J. "Jack" Lombard of Ft. Myers FL, David Lombard of Winthrop and Daniel Lombard of Charlotte NC; two daughters, Susan Somers of Kingston and Kathy Slatt of Hanover. He was the father of the late Karen McDonald; Papa to 10 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and Uncle Johnny to many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of Ralph Cragin of Plainville and the late Paul Lombard, Thomas and Charles Cragin, Evelyn Parker and Virginia Charles. He was the dear friend for many years of the late Irene Boryk. Funeral arrangements were by the Sullivan Funeral Home, Hanover. Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Boston. Memorial contributions may be made to the late Karen McDonald’s favorite charity, Patrons of the Heart, c/o Baptist Health Foundation, 841 Prudential Dr., Suite 1300, Jacksonville FL.
East Boston resident
Olga (Mucci) Sinatra of East Boston died on July 26.
She was the beloved wife of the late Philip Sinatra; loving mother of Philip Sinatra and his wife, Ann, of Somerville, Anthony Sinatra and his wife, Jean, of East Boston and Carole Marino and her husband, Peter, of Weymouth; cherished grandmother of Andrew, Michael, Christopher, Joseph, Victoria, Kevin, and Philip; great-grandmother of Christiano; dear sister of Celia Mucci, the late Edith Santillo, Eleanor Bonanno, Diane Maiellano, Elizabeth Antonioli, Anthony Mucci, Dominic Mucci and Theodora Lutes. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by The Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston
Esther (DeLorenzo) Higgins of Stoneham, formerly of Everett and East Boston, died on July 26.
She was the beloved wife of the late Francis; devoted mother of Linda Higgins, Deborah Gato and her husband, Carmen and Stacy Higgins, all of Revere, and the late George and Kenneth Higgins; dear brother of John DeLorenzo of California and the late Carmella Lombardi and Rocco DeLorenzo; cherished grandmother of Mark Higgins and Chris Coco and is also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews,
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com.
Ana Maria DeLaRosa
Ana Maria (Alvarado) DeLaRosa of Revere, formerly of Mexico, died following a long illness at the Lighthouse Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Revere on July 26. She was 68 years old.
Mrs. DeLaRosa was born and raised in Mexico and came to the Unite States, settling in Revere, in 1964. She worked for the Mass. Port Authority for about 10 years before retiring.
She was the mother of Rigoberto DeLaRosa of Houston, Texas, Maria Hernandez, Ana Luc DeLaRosa and Ana Mendoza, all of Revere; the sister of Josephine Martinez, Margherita Martinez and Lorenzo Alvarado, all of Mexico, Maria T. Manzo and Gudalupe Ornelas, both of California and Miguel Alvarado of East Boston. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smth Home for Funerals of Revere. Remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice.
Of East Boston, formerly of Revere
Charles A. (Lancaster) Macchione of East Boston, formerly of Revere, died on July 24.
A US Navy Vietnam veteran, he was a member of Winthrop Elks and an employee of Spaulding Rehab Hospital.
He was the husband of Michelle (Inglese); devoted father of Vincent, Jaime and Anthony Macchione, all of Revere; beloved son of Jane (MacHenry) Macchione and the late Anthony Macchione; dear brother of Donna DiBartolomeo of Saugus, Patti Merlina of Revere, Lori Payne of Tewksbury and Lisa Carnevale of Saugus; dear son in-law of Albert and Hannah McCarthy and is also survived by two loving grandchildren, Vincent Jr. and Mackenzie Macchione and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book visit www.Buonfiglio.com.
Of Lowell, formerly of East Boston
John P. Levasseur of Lowell, formerly of East Boston, died on July 26.
Mr. Levasseur worked for 40 years with the railroad, for the B & M, Am Track and MBCR.
He was the beloved husband of the late Cynthia L "Cindy" (Patton) Levasseur with whom he shared nine years of marriage; loving brother of Richard and his wife, Roberta, Carmen, Norman and Mary Lou Levasseur, all of East Boston, George and his wife Donna of Maine, Rita Faretra and her husband, Patrick, of West Peabody, Paulette Deery and her husband, Michael, of West Roxbury and the late Lucille Jordan and fond uncle of many nieces and nephew’s.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For directions and guest book. www.vazzafunerals.com.