Maura A. (Carney) Bang of Winthrop, formerly of Croton, NY, died suddenly on July 24.
She was the beloved wife of Peter V. Bang; mother of Christopher V. and Melissa Bang, both of Winthrop.
Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Burial was in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Salesian Boys and Girls Club, 150 Byron St., East Boston 02128 or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Of Wakefield, formerly of East Boston
Bridget M. (Benevento) Lauria of Wakefield, formerly of East Boston, died on July 30.
She was the devoted wife of the late Simone “Sam” Lauria; beloved mother of Vincent Lauria and his wife, Rebecca of Marblehead, Anne Rand and her husband, Gary of Reading, Stephen Lauria of Wakefield and Nancy Earl and her husband, James of Winthrop; sister of Ann DiNicolantonio and the late Nunzio and Anthony Benevento; cherished grandmother of Emily and Stephen Rand and Christina Earl.
Funeral arrangements were by the A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Rd., Burlington, MA 01803. For guestbook see www.spadaforafuneral.com.
Of New Hampshire, formerly of East Boston
Philip E. Polito of Moultonborough, NH, formerly of North Reading and East Boston, died on July 26. He was 84 years old.
A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Ingeborg H. (Hommann) Polito; loving father of Michael Polito and his wife, Mary and Mark Polito, all of North Reading; brother of Richard and his wife, Sandra of California and Marco and his wife, Mary of Georgia; grandfather of Lindsey Russell, Jason and Eric Polito and great grandfather of William and Meghan Russell.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter St., (Rt. 62), North Reading on Friday, August 5 at 10:30 a.m. There will be no calling hours. The Memorial Mass will also be celebrated for his wife Ingeborg H. (Hommann) Polito, who died this past April. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in their memory to: Alzheimer’s Association , 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 or to American Heart Association / American Stroke Association , PO Box417005, Boston, MA 02241. For additional information: Croswell Funeral Home, North Reading (978-664-3031).
Of Gloucester, formerly of Revere
Giacomo Mannone of Gloucester, formerly of Revere, East Boston and Marsala, Siciliy died on July 28.
The beloved husband of the late Caterina “Terina” (Valenti) Mannone with whom he shared 63 years of marriage, he was the loving father of Filomena “Fina” Mannone Sebastiano “Sebio” Mannone, Massimo “Max” Mannone and his wife, Antonette, all of Gloucester and the late Antonia “Nino” Mannone and his wife, Antonette of Stoneham; cherished grandfather of 15 and great grandfather of 16.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.
East Boston resident
Rosina( Iantosca) Pagliuca of East Boston died on July 28.
She was the beloved wife of more than 63 Years to Ezecchia Pagliuca; devoted mother of Anna Pagliuca, Antonio and his late wife, Rose, all of East Boston; dear sister of Marie and Armenio Iantosca, both of Italy. She was also the sister of five late brothers and two late sisters and the cherished grandmother of Rosanna, Angela, Tonia and the late Rosemarie and Ciriaco. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. She was laid to rest in the Mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Aresenault St. Watertown, MA 02472 or St. Jude Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To send an online condolence, www.ruggieromh.com.
Of Kentucky, formerly of East Boston
Frank Lacorazza of Kentucky, formerly of East Boston, died on July 26. He was 71 years old.
He was the beloved husband of the late Josephine L. (Salamone) Lacorazza; devoted father of Marie Elaina Jessee and her husband, Craig of Kentucky and Michael Lacorazza and his wife, Marina of Melrose; cherished grandfather of Janelle, Craig Jr., Justin and Cameron; loving son of the late Joseph and Elvira Lacorazza; dear brother of Joseph Lacorazza of New Orleans, Joanne Lacorazza of Hubardston, Janice Garrison and her husband, David of Hubardston and George Lacorazza of Lakeville; beloved uncle of Jacqueline Landolfi, Joseph Lacorazza, Christine, Nicole and David Garrison, Kim Lacorazza and Joseph and Christina Caiazzo; brother-in-law of Marie Caiazzo and her husband, Peter of Stoneham.
Funeral arrangements were by the Barile Family Funeral Home, Stoneham. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send a memorial condolence www.barilefuneral.com.
Frederick DeSimone, Sr.
Of Wakefield, formerly of Orient Heights
Frederick DeSimone, Sr. of Wakefield, formerly of Orient Heights East Boston, died on July 27. He was in his 90th year.
A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of 65 years to Madeline (Marcellin); cherished son of the late Carlo and Antonetta (Colarusso) DeSimone; loving father of Carl and his wife, Karen of Medford, Frederick Jr. and his wife, Theresa of Wakefield; devoted brother of the late Michael DeSimone and fond uncle of Michael and Stephen DeSimone. He was lovingly adored by his grandchildren, Liza and Daniel Internicola, Dawn Fonseca, Erica and Roberto “Chickie Capogreco, Michelle and Vincent Gunetta, Frederick DeSimone III and Katelynn and Patric Jarvis as well as his great grandchildren Samantha, Sarah, Serena, Nicholas, Michelena, Antonio and Lola. He is also survived by many inlaws in Utah and Arizona.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Memorial donations may be made to The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com
Cecelia ‘Kay Kay’ Borucki
Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston
Cecelia F. “Kay Kay” (DeRosa) Borucki of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died after a brief illness on July 26 with her family at her bedside. She was 86 years old.
Born on August 29, 1924 in East Boston, she was one of 10 children of the late Raimondo DeRosa and Alfornzina (Sarro) DeRosa.
Raised in East Boston, Mrs. Borucki settled in Saugus where she raised her family. She was known as “Kay Kay” to her family, loved cooking, playing cards, crossword puzzles and laughing. She will be lovingly remembered as the family historian who everyone relied on for important family dates.
She was the beloved wife of the late Stephen C. Borucki, Sr.; devoted mother of Walter Borucki and his wife, Jean of Londonderry, NH and Stephen C. Borucki, Jr. and his wife, Estelle of Norton; dear sister of Raymond L. DeRosa and his wife, Judy of Melrose, and sister-in-law of Albert St. George of Billerica; cherished grandmother of Lauren and Ashley Borucki and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Netta St. George, Joseph DeRosa, Carmen DeRosa, Angelina Casiello, Eleanor DeRosa, Anthony DeRosa, Pasquale DeRosa, and Margaret Napolitano.
Funeral arrangements were by the Robinson Funeral Home, Melrose. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For obituary or to express condolences visit RobinsonFuneralHome.com.
Of Florida, formerly of East Boston
Priscilla G. Scroggins of Hollywood Florida, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly on July 22.
She was the wife of James Scroggins of Hollywood, Florida and mother of Cheri Ann Coppenger and her husband, James of Tampa; the daughter of the late ‘Hot Gus’ and Rita Polsonetti of East Boston and loving sister of Jennie Polsonetti and Bernadette Viarella and her husband, Stephen Viarella of East Boston; devoted grandmother of Heather and C.J. Coppinger of Tampa; loving aunt of Jennifer, Stepthen, Nico ,and Alyandra Viarella, all of East Boston.
Services and burial were in Hollywood, Florida.