Obituaries 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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Ernest Lawrence

East Boston Resident

Ernest J. Lawrence of East Boston died on March 3.He was the loving son of the late Ernest F. and Barbara ( Coombs) Lawrence; dear brother of Elaine Ellis of New Hampshire, April Lawrence of East Boston and the late Stephen Lawrence and cherished uncle of Jay Ellis of New Hampshire.

A Funeral Mass in Celebration of his life will be held in the Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston on Friday, March 9 at 11 a.m. Visiting hours will be in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston prior to the Mass starting at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are repectfully invited. Services will conclude with his being laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information or to send an online condolence: www.ruggieromh.com

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Anthony Patti

Of Gloucester, formerly of East Boston

Anthony Patti of Gloucester, formerly of East Boston, died on March 2. He was in his 93rd year.

A member of Local 221 Laborers Union, he was the beloved husband of the late Casamina (Castelli) Patti with whom he shared 50 years of marriage; loving father of Joseph Patti and his wife, Maria of Salem, George Patti and his wife, Grace of Kentucky, Paul Patti of Florida and Eleanor Patti of Gloucester; dear brother of Rosario and Josephine Patti of Italy; cherished grandfather of five and great grandfather of three.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere.  Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guestbook: www.vazzafunerals.com.

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Adeline ‘Adele’ DiStefano

Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston

Adeline “Adele” T. (Simonelli) DiStefano of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on March 1.

She was the beloved wife of Gerard A. DiStefano; loving mother of Therese M. DiStefano, Gerard A. DiStefano II and Peter J. DiStefano, all of Saugus; devoted daughter of Carmela “Millie” (Marcotullio) Simonelli of Braintree and the late Americo Simonelli; dear sister of Janet DeMaggio of Randolph and Tina Simonelli of Braintree; sister in law of Joseph DeMaggio and Richard DiStefano; aunt of Matthew DeMaggio, Richard and Angelo DiStefano.

Her  funeral will be held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave, Saugus today, Wednesday, at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at the Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701. For directions and condolences, www.BisbeePorcella.com

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George Armistead

Retired Auto Technician

George M. Armitstead of Golden Drive, Winthrop, a lifelong Winthrop resident, died on March 4 after a long illness. He was 65 years old.

Born in Winthrop, he was the beloved son of the late Edith (Vass) and Stanley Armitstead. he was employed as an auto technician for many years prior to his retirement. He was also a member of the Corvette Club and the NSRA.
He was the loving father of Craig Armitstead and his wife, Rose, Brian Armitstead and his wife, Tara, Aaron Armitstead and his wife, Dawne and Derek Armitstead and his wife, Jessica all of Winthrop. He was the dear brother of Elizabeth Doyle of Lynn, Bruce Armitstead of Lowell and Barbara Sharib of Lynn and the cherished grandfather of Brianna, Daniel, Brian Jr., Grace, Sofia, Lauren, Aaron, Lily and Elle. He was the former husband of Marie (Chiaradonna) Cheffro.

Visitation will be held from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Sunday, March 11 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 7 p.m.that evening. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the funeral home.

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Richard Milano

Of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston

Richard Milano of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, died on March 2.

A US Navy veteran of World War II and a former Postal Worker, he was the beloved husband of the late Josephine Mary (Mastrorio) Milano; cherished son of the late Luigi and Antonetta (DeNunno) Milano; dear brother of the late Antonetta DeMonte and her husband, Domenic of East Boston, Rosemary Doyle, Mary Grieci, Theresa Pelusi, Samuel, Louis, John, Michael, Alfred, and Vincent “Red” Milano and fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was at the VA National Cemetery, Bourne. For directions and guestbook, please visit: www.vazzafuneral.com.

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Louise Mazzone

East Boston resident

Louise A. (Moscillo) Mazzone of East Boston died on March 1.She was the beloved daughter of the late James and Mary (Casaletto) Moscillo; loving sister of James Moscillo and his wife, Margaret of Lexington, Ralph Moscillo and his wife, Susan of Watertown, Joseph Moscillo and his wife, Fran of Sebring, Florida and the late Samuel Moscillo. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Services and interment were private with arrangements under the direction of the Douglass Funeral Home, Lexington. www.douglassfh.com

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Patrick Camerano

East Boston Resident

Patrick Camerano of East Boston died on March 1.

A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the devoted father of Peter F. and his wife, Linda of West Roxbury, Paul of East Boston and his former wife, Karen of Roslindale and Stacey Cahill and her husband, Kenneth of West Roxbury; dear brother of the late Antoinetta Mazza, Rose Crowley, Caroline Bianchino, Philip Camerano, Matilda Memmolo and Charles Camerano; adored grandfather of Kristen, Christopher, Michelle, Adrienne and Olivia. He is also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. Graveside services will be held today, Wednesday, March 7 in the Veterans Cemetery in Bourne at 11:15 a.m. Please meet at the main gate of the cemetery. In honoring Mr Camerano, in lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association, 3330 Congress St Boston 02210

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Mary Borzillo

East Boston Resident

Mary (Ferraro) Borzillo of East Boston died on March 5. She was 79 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony E Borzillo; devoted mother Jayne Borzillo and her companion, Warren Johnson of Winthrop, Michael Borzillo of Hollywood Florida and the late Anthony Borzillo Jr.; dear sister of Rose Gallini of Wakefield, Joanne DiSciscio of Revere and the Late Concetta Buckley and Antoinette Raso; adored grandmother of Jamie, Brittany and Anthony Borzillo; cherished great grandmother of Vincent Borzillo; fond mother in law of Stacey Borzillo and loving long time companion of Rocco Mastrodomenico.

Her funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home on Friday, March 9 at 8 a.m. followed by a Mass in celebration of her life in Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701 or the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 16633 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 600, Addison TX 75001. For complimentary transportation to the funeral home please call 617-569-0990. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.ruggieromh.com

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Mary Consolo

East Boston resident

Mary (Cannata) Consolo of East Boston died on February 28.

The beloved wife of the late Felice Consolo, she was the devoted mother of Gaetano “Guy” Consolo, John Consolo and his wife, Kathy, all of East Boston; dear sister of Vincenzina Ruggiero and her late husband, John of Winthrop, Philip Cannata and his wife, Rose of Winthrop, Lucy LaMattina and her husband, Angelo of Lynn, Jeanette Gillen and her late husband, Robert of Winthrop and the late Charles Cannata and his late wife, Aurora; adored grandmother of Philip Jr. and Jack Consolo and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. She was entombed with her beloved husband, Felice, in the Shefield Mausoleum, Woodlawn Cemetery. May they both rest in peace. Memorial donations may be made to the Don Orione Home Patient Account, 111 Orient Avenue, East Boston 02128. For more information, please visit: www.ruggieromh.com

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Raymond Fyler, Sr.

ITAM member

Raymond E. Fyler, Sr. of East Boston died on February 26.

A US Air Force veteran and member of the ITAM Club, he was the beloved husband of more than 53 years of Virginia L (Collins), devoted father of Raymond Jr. and his wife, Trinette of Holbrook, David and his wife, Cathy of East Boston, Richard and his wife, Jean of Winthrop and Elizabeth Hogan and John Fyler, both of East Boston; dear brother of Michael of Maine, Paula Lightell of Medford and the late Nancy Lydon; cherished grandfather of nine and great grandfather of four and the late Alex Bonillia. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Memorial donations may be made to the Fyler Family to help with funeral expenses. Mr. Fyler was laid to rest with his military family in the Veterans Cemetery, Bourne. For more information, please visit www.ruggieromh.com

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Michael Scuderi, Sr.

Quincy resident

Michael Scuderi, Sr. of Quincy died on March 2.In accordance with the wishes of the Scuderi family funeral and entombment in the mausoleum in Woodlawn Cemetery will be private with arrangements under the personal care of Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston.

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Rosalie MacDonald

East Boston Resident

Rosalie (DelMastro) MacDonald of East Boston died on March 4. She was 68 years old.

She was the cherished daughter of the late Mary (DiRitto) and John DelMastro; beloved granddaughter of the late Rose Pagilucia; loving wife of the late Thomas W. MacDonald; loving mother of Susan MacDonald and Lori DeRosa and her husband, Joseph; cherished grandmother of Nicolas DeRosa and loving sister of the late Anthony DelMastro.

Her Funeral will be held from the Kirby-Rapino Memorial Home, 917 Bennington Street (Orient Heights) East Boston on Friday, March 9, at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church, corner of Brooks and Paris Streets, East Boston at 10 a.m. The family will accept visitors from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.  Burial will be at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.  Donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 43 Nagog Park, Suite 110, Acton MA 01720.

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