Of East Boston
Ronald L. DeMarco of East Boston died on November 18. He was the cherished son of Phyllis ( Capozzi) DeMarco and the late Louis DeMarco; loving brother of Shirley Siciliano and her husband, Peter of Lynnfield; beloved companion of more than 40 years of Rosemary Rizzo of Revere and her children, Paul and Lisa Rizzo and their children, Paul and Leanne Rizzo and the late David Rizzo and his children, Justin and Samantha Rizzo.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. For guestbook: www.vazazafunerals.com
Of East Boston
Mary C. (Buttiglieri) Vitale died in East Boston on November 20.
She was the beloved wife of the late Michael J. “Tuta” Vitale; mother of Joseph, Michael, Robert and Rene Vitale, Lisa Zappia and Lynn DiMarzo; sister of the late Louis Buttiglieri and Josephine McNeely and is also survived by eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. MagrathFuneralHome.com
Of Dedham, formerly of East Boston
Alice L. (Dever) Mortimer in Dedham, formerly of East Boston, died on November 24.
The beloved wife of the late John P. Mortimer, she was the mother of Ellen Agostinelli and her husband, Ronald of West Roxbury, Patrice Devine of Revere and the late Anne Lazzara; sister of Gerard Dever of Taunton and the late Catherine Davis, Ruth Puopolo and Robert Dever; grandmother of Robyn and Michele Weiser, Ellen Leary, Shawn Devine, RJ, Ashley and Alexis Agostinelli, Brian Lazzara and Courtney Mack and great-grandmother of Kaitlyn Leary, Devin and Camryn Mack. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Her Funeral will be held from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. [at Day Sq] East Boston on Thursday, November 29 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St. at 11 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, November 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Dana-Faber Cancer Institute would be appreciated. Indoor parking and entrance to funeral home available from 340 Bremen St.
Rose ‘Sis’ Capone
Rose M. “Sis” (LaCortiglia) Capone of Everett died on November 24.
The beloved wife of the late Joseph C. Capone, she was the loving mother of Robert J. Capone and his wife, Penny and the late Lois S. Capone. She is survived by her two loving grandchildren Joseph and Selena, her niece Donna Goode and Harry LaCortiglia Jr. She was the sister of the late Harry LaCortiglia and is survived by her sister in law Susan LaCortiglia.
Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett today, Wednesday, November 28 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church in Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. roccofuneralhomes.com
Member of Revere League for Special Needs
Una C. (Marsilia) Horton of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on November 21 following a long illness. She was 89 years old.
A longtime member and active supporter of the Revere League for Special Needs, she was born and raised in East Boston and came to live in Revere 65 years ago. She was a 1941 graduate of East Boston High School and worked for the former УParis Box Co.Ф in East Boston as a young woman.
She was the beloved wife of 65 years of Walter F. Horton; devoted mother of Paul L. and Mark J. Horton, both of Revere and is also lovingly survived by two granddaughters, Vanessa and Alandra Horton of New Hampshire. She was the dear sister of Claude Marsilia and his wife, Carol of Virginia and the late Arthur and Louis Marsilia and Yolanda Serfillipi. She s also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by The Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Hospice of the No. Shore & Greater Boston, 70 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481. For more information, visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com
Deborah J. Day in Mansfield, formerly of Winthrop, passed away unexpectedly at home on November 24. She was 61 years old.
Deborah worked at Raytheon Corporation in data control management.
Born in Winthrop, she was the cherished daughter of the late Robert K. and F. Joan (Goodwin) Day Sr.; the devoted mother of Matthew K. Day Sr. and his wife, Colleen of Mansfield; dear sister of Andrea M. Boyan of East Boston, Gerald G. Day of Winthrop, Richard W. Day of Boston and the late Robert K. Day Jr. and Gregory E. Day and adored grandmother of Theresa G., Paul K. Matthew K. Jr., Isabella M. and Robert J. Day.
Her Funeral will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Friday, November 30 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Cremation will be private. Visiting hours at the funeral home will be held today, Thursday only from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the COPD Foundation 2937 SW 27th Ave Suite 302 Miami, FL. 33133. For guestbook and directions, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.
Of Orient Heights
Florinda Rubino of East Boston died on November 19. She was in her 96th year.
She was the cherished daughter of the late Vincent and Lorenza (Cirignano) Rubino; dear sister of Sunny Rubino of Utah and the late Frank, Rudolph and Louis Rubino. Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere.. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Of Peabody, formerly of Revere
Doris E. (Freedman) Felt of Peabody, formerly of Revere, died on November 25.
She was the devoted mother of Peter and his wife, Patricia Hurley-Felt of Winthrop, Charles E. and his wife, Catherine of Milton NH and the late Joseph Felt; dear sister of Phyliss Dignan of Revere, Evelyn Bohn of Florida and the late Deana Corrinha and Florence Hannebury. She was the cherished grandmother of Elexyce, Corey, Joseph and Charles “Buddy” Felt and adored great grandmother of Maddison and Charles Jr. “CJ.Ф She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston will be today, Wednesday, November 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In honoring Mrs. Felt, memorials may be made to the Leonard Florence Center for Living, 165 Captains Row, Chelsea 02150.
Of East Boston
Vincenzo D’Addieco of East Boston died on November 20.
He was the beloved husband of the late Maria (Santamaria) D’Addieco; loving father of Giovanni D’Addieco and his wife, Norma of Everett, Michelina Iannuzzi and her husband, Gerardo and Goffredo D’Addieco and his wife, Jean, all of Winthrop; cherished grandfather of Maria Victoria, Rosanna, Vincenzo, Carmen, John Michael and the late Alessandro; cherished great-grandfather of Genevieve and dear brother of Adelina Moscato of East Boston and Carmela Memmolo of Italy.
Funeral arrangements were by the Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. For online condolences and/or directions, please visit: www.rapinomemorialhome.com
Exxon Mobil Retiree
Edward F. Henneberry, a resident of Revere for 60 years, died following a brief illness at Abbott House of Lynn on November 19. He was 93 years old.
Born, raised and educated in East Boston, Mr. Henneberry came from an old Boston family entrenched in Boston politics and the Massachusetts Court System. His late uncle, Edward F. Henneberry was Middlesex Sheriff; his dad, John T. Henneberry was a Boston Police Officer and several other relatives held positions within Boston’s political world.
Mr. Henneberry entered the US Navy in January of 1942 and served until November 12, 1946 aboard the USS Jeffers, a noteworthy vessel that served in both the European and Pacific Theatres. Mr. Henneberry is believed to be the last of the УJeffers Association,Ф an organization of those survivors of the crew that staffed the vessel during World War II. He is noted as a УPlank Owner of the USS Jeffers.Ф
He spent the majority of his civilian career in various managerial and supervisory positions for 37 years
with УExxon Mobil.Ф Mr. Henneberry was also a member of the УEXXON-MOBIL ANNU-ITANTS.Ф
He was the husband of the late Eleanor V. (Harney) Henneberry who died in January of 1987. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Maureen E. Barry, a retired Revere and Saugus School teacher and her husband, Retired Revere Police Officer, Robert F. Barry of Swampscott; the cherished grandfather of John E. Barry of Wakefield and is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews who regarded him as their surrogate father and grandfather. He was the brother of the late Florence Barney and Madeline Stanton.
Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Dr. Bob Harney Sports Foundation, P.O. Box 520324, Winthrop MA 02152. (Dr. Robert A. Harney, who died on June 13, was a nephew to Mr. Henneberry.) For additional information: www.vertuccioandsmith.com
Philomena ‘Fifi’ Rizzo
Died at 102 years old
Philomena “Fifi” Rizzo of Monument Beach, formerly of East Boston, died on November 18. She was in her 102nd year.
She was the beloved sister of Grace Lewis of Revere and the late Carmella, Mary, John, Amorino and Ernest Rizzo and is also survived by three generations of nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston.