Obituaries 01-02-2011

February 2, 2011
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Phillip Steven Condella

Of  Pennsylvania, formerly of Revere

Phillip Steven Condella of Scranton PA. formerly of Revere, died January 21 after a  courageous three year battle with cancer._

He was the son of the late Steven and Ustania  _Condella and the father of the late Phillip Jr. He is survived by three sons, Michael of Revere, Bruce  and  _Brian of New Jersey; three brothers, Frank and Steven of Pennsylvania and Joseph of Kansas City, his sister, Bernice, of Pennsylvania and his former wife, Linda, of Revere._

He will be greatly missed by his entire family. Private services were held in Jamaica Plain.

John Russo

East Boston resident

John E. Russo of East Boston died on January 28.

He was the beloved husband of Faith (MacAbee) Wilson-Russo; loving son of the late George and Margaret (Terriciano) Russo and son-in-law of James and Mary (Culkeen) MacAbee; proud step-father of Walter Wilson III and Jacqueline Wilson of East Boston; treasured brother of Doris DiTomaso of East Boston and the late George Russo Jr. and Thomas Russo; brother-in-law of Hope Lyons and her husband, Michael, of Plymouth; loving uncle of Steven DiTomaso and his wife, Donna, and George DiTomaso and his wife, Rosalie, of Pembroke Pines, FL; great-uncle of Derek, Erika, and Miranda DiTomaso, and Zachary Lyons.

Funeral arrangements were by The Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston. For online condolences, visit: www.rapinomemorialhome.com.

Daniel Giuliotti

East Boston resident

Daniel Giuliotti of East Boston died suddenly on January 26. He was 50 years old.

He was the loving son of Louise Shotwell and her husband, William, of Medford and the late Daniel J Giuliotti; devoted brother of Teri Stockton and her husband, Ronald, of Winthrop, Sharon Bartley and her husband, Richard, of Danbury CT, Thomas and his companion, Kate Berry, of Methuen; cherished nephew of Joseph Giuliotti of Revere, Marilyn Morrissey of Peabody, Ann Teta of Winthrop and the late Andrew and Mary Giuliotti; adored uncle of Ryan, Tori and Holly.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero  Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. He was laid to rest with his dad in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and in honor of his life, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St. Boston 02114. For more information or to send an online condolence: www.ruggieromh.com.

John Pignat

East Boston resident

John A. Pignat of East Boston died on January 26.

A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved son of the late John and Liza (Maggioli) Pignat; loving brother of the late Paul and Rita Pignat and is also survived by many loving cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by The Kirby-Rapino Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. Burial was in St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale. For online condolences, visit www.kirby-rapino.com.

Lucille Frontera

25-year HMS Logan Airport employee

Lucille (Cicerone) Frontera of East Boston, formerly of the North End, died on January 23.

A past employee for more than 25 years at HMS Logan Airport, she was the devoted mother of Andrea Frontera Binger and her husband, Desmond, of Salem and James Frontera, Jr. of East Boston; the dear sister of Grace Ann Simboli of Somerville; former wife of James Frontera, Sr. of Medford; cherished grandmother of Braden Binger and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations in her honor may be made to St Jude Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. For more information or to send an online condolence, visit: www.ruggieromh.com.

Isabel Ferry

Revere resident

Isabel M. Ferry of Revere died on January 24.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Marshal) Ferry; cherished sister of the late Mary Venti and her surviving husband, Dino, of East Boston and the late Frank Ferry; dear aunt of Richard Venti and his wife, Ann-Marie, of Dracut; great aunt of Marisa Foynes of Stowe and Amanda McLain of Sudbury.

Funeral arrangements were by The Kirby-Rapino Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For more information, visit: www.kirby-rapino.com.

Audrey Garbarino

Retired LPN

Audrey M. (Banks) Garbarino passed away January 24 at the Greenwood Nursing Home in Wakefield where she has been receiving supportive care for the past two years.  She was 86 years old.

Born in Shag Harbor Nova Scotia, she was the beloved daughter of the late Aubrey J. and Esmeralda (Greenwood) Banks.  She received her early education in Shag Harbor and as a young lady, she settled with her family in East Boston. She continued her education locally, attending nursing school and graduating in 1945 as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  She began nursing at Winthrop Community Hospital and the Grover Manor Hospital in Revere and after that hospital closed she completed her career at the Glenridge Nursing Home in Malden.

She was the former wife of the late Charles F. Garbarino (Ret. Chelsea Fire Dept. mechanic); devoted mother of James C. Garbarino and his wife, Mary, of West Warwick, RI, Joseph A. Garbarino of Malden and John F. Garbarino and his wife, Jean, of North Revere; dear sister of Roy Banks of Texas, Isa Lang and Blanche Lyons and longtime friend of Barbara Noble of Malden. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and one great grandson. She was also the great grandmother of the late Stephen Garbarino.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Frank A. Welsh & Son’s Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.  To send expressions of sympathy, please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com.

Nicola Ruggiero

Revere resident

Nicola Ruggiero of Revere died on January 18. He was 70 years old.

Born in Melito, Irpino, Italy, he was the beloved husband of 37 Years of Egidia (Preziosi) Ruggiero of Revere; devoted, respected and adored father of Attorney Maria Ruggiero and her husband, Attorney Vincent P. Pace, of Revere and Berlin, CT, Nicole Marotta and her husband, Giuseppe Marotta, of Lynnfield, Anthony Ruggiero of Revere and Sabrina Vramis and her husband, Nicholaos Vramis, of Malden; eldest brother of Luigi Ruggiero of East Boston and Richard Ruggiero and his wife, Ann Marie, of Peabody; beloved and devoted grandfather “Nonno” of Salvatore, Nikolas, Ava and Gia Marotta and Steven and Alexis Vramis.

Private Family Funeral Arrangements were by Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home in Revere. Interment was in the Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. A Memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Revere. For guestbook visit www.buonfiglio.com.

Rose Arico

East Boston resident

Rose (Pepe) Arico of East Boston died suddenly on January 25.

The beloved wife of the late Donald, she was the devoted mother of Catherine Mario and her husband, Christopher, of Chelmsford, Rosemarie Guarino and her husband, Thomas, of Winthrop and the late JoAnn Cilibrasi; dear sister of James Pepe of East Boston, Carmela “Millie” Marciano of Medford and the late Annette Long; cherished grandmother of Angela and Mark Cilibrasi, Andrea Donovan, Thomas Mario and Samuel Guarino; adored great grandmother of Emma and Jack Donovan and Henry Mario. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero-Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston. Services concluded with Mrs. Arico being laid to rest with her husband, Donald, in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information or to send an online condolence www.ruggieromh.com.

William Rich

Revere resident

William R. Rich of Revere died on January 23.

A US Air Force veteran, he was the dear husband of the late Jennie (DiStefano) Rich; devoted father of William Rich Jr.  and his wife, Judith; beloved grandfather of Michael and Sandra Rich, all of Beverly; dear brother of Edward Rich of Maine; loving brother-in-law of Ann Silva of Revere, Rose DiStefano of East Boston and her late husband, John, and the late Michael and Josephine Natola. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center Activity Fund, 204 Proctor Ave., Revere, MA 02151. For guestbook, please visit www.buonfiglio.com.

Romeo Di Nicolantonio

Former US Postal Service employee

Romeo Di Nicolantoni of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died on January 23.

A US Army veteran of World War II and a former US Postal Service employee, he was the beloved husband of Anna Benevento) Di Nicolantonio with whom he shared 62 years of marriage; loving father of Joanne Cosgrove and her husband Bob, of Braintree; dear brother of Marie Romano of Weymouth and the late Joan De Mille, Frank and Ralph “Rocky” Di Nicolantonio; cherished grandfather of Kimberly and Chris Moran of Dedham, Bobby Cosgrove of Quincy, Michael Cosgrove of Weymouth and great grandfather of Nicholas Moran.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

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