Obituaries 05-29-2013

May 29, 2013
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David Heres

Of East Boston

David W. Heres of East Boston died on May 24.

He was the beloved husband of Jacqueline (Breh) Heres with whom he shared 21 years of marriage; loving father of Adriana Heres of East Boston; cherished son of Albert ‘Alby’ and Dorothy (Piantedosi) Heres of Revere; dear brother of Albert Heres, Jr. and his wife, Lauren of Florida, Richard Heres and his wife, Janet of New Hampshire, Beatrice Heres of East Boston and the late Linda Rose Heres. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere today, Wednesday, at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. For directions and guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

Catherine “Peggy” Finn

20-Year Boston Police District 1 Administrative Assistant

Catherine C. “Peggy” (Flaherty) Finn of East Boston died unexpectedly at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on May 26. She was 88 years old.

Born in Revere, she lived in the Orient Heights Section of East Boston since the age of six and remained there until her death. She attended Catholic Schools and was a 1942 graduate of Fitton Catholic High, East Boston. She entered the US Navy in November of 1944 and served until May of 1946 as a WAVE.

Early in her working career, “Peggy” worked for N.E. Tel & Tel. In 1967, she began her career with the Boston Police District 1 and retired in 1987 as an administrative assistant.

“Peggy” was the quintessence of personality. She could work with anyone, join any organization and always win the hearts of all. Her passions were her loving family and her Catholic Faith. She was devout but never pretentious.

Born into a strong and loving Irish family, her faith and her remarkable sense of humor carried her through life’s disappointments, tragedies and the deaths of her husband, her dear son and her siblings. Her patronage to St. Jude is legendary.

For many years, she and her dear sister, Mary F. “Molly” Boudette, continued their devotion to St. Jude attending the Monday morning service at Immaculate Conception Church, Revere. There and everywhere, she is remembered with strength and dignity.

The wife of the late Edwin M. Finn, who died in February of 1994, she was the cherished mother of Brian C. Finn and his wife, Judith and Boston Police Department Detective Sgt. Kevin P. Finn and his wife, Renee, all of Winthrop. She was also the mother of the late James. M. Finn, who died in September of 2007; adored grandmother to: Kevin P. Finn, Jr. of East Boston, Meaghan L. Janelle C. and Chirstopher B. Finn, all of Winthrop and Caitlin M. Finn of Revere; dear sister of Mary F. “Molly” Boudette and her late husband, Robert C. of Revere and the late Sabina C. Lewis, Lorraine T. Alioto, Helen F. Burns, Adele M. Duffy, Lawrence M. Flaherty and Ernest F. Alioto. She is also lovingly survived by her daughter in law, Julia M. Finn of Revere, five nephews and one niece.

Visiting hours will be today, Wednesday, May 29 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere from 4 to 8 p.m. Her Funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, May 30 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph/St. Lazarus Church, Orient Heights, East Boston at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN, 38148-0142. For more information, visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com.

Nicholas ‘Nick’ Antenucci

Past Commodore of the Orient Heights Yacht Club

Nicholas J. “Nick” Antenucci of East Boston died on May 27.

The Past Commodore of the Orient Heights Yacht Club and a past member of the Orient Heights Civic Club and Winthrop Elks, he was the devoted father of Dayna, Jill, Lisa, Nicole and Stacy; former husband of Helen (Lanzilli); cherished grandfather of Alicia, Jordyn, Nicholas, Brendan, Kiley, Colin, Jake and Nicolette; dear father in law of David, Shane and Brian; loving brother of Marie Calderone. He is also survived by his fond aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

His Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston at 9 a.m. Saturday with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Nick’s life at St Joseph St Lazarus Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. In honoring Nick, memorial donations may be made to Kaplan Family Hospice, 78 Liberty St., Danvers 01923.

The Funeral Home is handicapped accessible, a children’s lounge is available, courtesy valet parking front at entrance of funeral home; for complimentary transportation to and from the funeral home, please call 617 569 0990. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com

Annette ‘Nettie’ Gaglione

Of East Boston, formerly of the North End

Annette “Nettie” (Vozzella) Gaglione of East Boston, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on May 24.

The devoted wife of over 44 years to Ronald Gaglione, she was the  devoted mother  of Ronald Jr. and his wife Donna, Robert and his wife, Josephine and Timothy Gaglione, all of East Boston; dear sister of Joseph Vozzella of Saugus and Marie Vozzella-Russo of Lynnfield and cherished grandmother of Ronald III, Sabrina and Nicholas. She is also survived by her loving nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Wednesday, May 29 at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of her life at St. Joseph St. Lazarus Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours were held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.

The Funeral home is handicapped accessible, a children’s lounge is available, courtesy valet parking front entrance of funeral home. For complimentary transportation to and from the funeral home, please call 617 569 0990. Ample off street parking with attendant. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com

Pasqualina Grieci

Worked at East Boston Health Center

Pasqualina (Moscato) Grieci of East Boston died on May 25.

A past employee of the East Boston Health Center, she was the beloved wife of the late Giovanni, the devoted mother of Connie Allen and her husband, Butch of Wilmington, Emily DiMaggio and her companion, Peter DeBilio of East Boston, Anthony Grieci of Revere, Joanne DiRoberto and her late husband, Robert  and Thomas Grieci, all of East Boston; dear sister of Angelo Moscato, Louisa Intoccia and the late Prisco Moscato and is also survived by five cherished  grandchildren, six adored great grandchildren and by many loving nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston on  Friday, May 31 at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of  her life at Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Services will conclude with Mrs. Grieci being laid to rest with her late husband in the Mausoleum of Holy Cross Cemetery. May they both rest in peace. The Funeral Home is handicapped accessible, a children’s lounge is available, courtesy valet parking at the front enterance. For complimentary transportation to and from the Funeral Home, please call 617 569 0990; ample off street parking with attendant in parking lots. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com

Charles Ippolito

Longtime Former Proprietor of Mills Corner Citgo Gas Station in Chelsea

Charles L. Ippolito of Deerfield Beach, Florida and Martha’s Vineyard and a former

longtime resident of Chelsea died on May 21.

The former proprietor of Mills Corner Citgo Gas Station in Chelsea for many years and a US Coast Guard veteran of World War II, he was the loving husband of Estelle (Gatti) Ippolito and is also survived by his son, James C. Ippolito of Tewksbury and his daughter, Lena Christopher of Saugus. Charles was preceded in death by his daughter, Virginia Beane. He also leaves behind two sisters, seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a host of other relatives.

His Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston on Thursday, May 30 at 9:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in Celebration of Mr. Ippolito’s life at Immaculate Conception Church, 133 Beach St., Revere at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Services will conclude in the chapel of Woodlawn Cemetery.  Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral home is handicapped accessible, a childrens lounge is available, courtesy valet parking at the front entrance of the funeral home and ample off street parking with attendants in parking lots  For more information: www.ruggieromh.com

Camelo ‘Cam’ Analoro

Of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston

Camelo J. “Cam” Analoro of Stoneham, formerly of East Boston, died on May 17.

Mr. Analoro, who worked in the shipping department of a welding company, was a former amateur boxer in Boston and while in the US Army. He was a US Army veteran of World War II and a recipient of the Purple Heart.

He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Druin) Analoro and the late Mary (Bottaro) Analoro; devoted father of Theresa Aranglo and her late husband, James of New Hampshire, Debra Analoro of East Boston and Jean Smith of Duxbury; dear brother of Theresa Stillwell of Lynnfield, Anthony Analoro of West Peabody and the late Joseph and Lena Analoro; cherished grandfather of Christine Vasilliadis and her husband, Peter, Jennifer Papasodoro and her husband, Michael, James J. Arangio and his wife, Julie, Michael J. Arangio and Justin and Jeremy Smith and adored great grandfather of Nicholas and Julia Papasodoro and Samuel and Olivia Aranglo. He was also the loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral was held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston. Burial with Military Honors was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in his name to the American Lung Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

Anna Amerina

Worked for Former Filene’s Department Store

Anna V. (Martinoli) Amerina of East Boston died on May 11. She was in her 103rd year.

A clerk for the former Filenes Department Store for more than 30 years, she was the wife of the late Frank J. Amerina; loving aunt of Joseph Dinarello of Melrose and Norma D’Amico and her husband, Alphonse of Saugus; cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Iride (Martinoli: dear sister of the late Vermonda Morelli, Rena Dinarello, Mary Imbornone, Charles, Alfred, Octavius, Emillo and Oreates “Rusty”” Martinoli and also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral was held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere on Tuesday morning at 10 followed by services in the chapel of the resurrection at noon. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com

Cologera ‘Lillian’ Iudica

Long Time Former Employee of Stop & Shop of Revere

Cologera “Lillian” Iudica of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on May 22 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center. She was 80 years old.

A longtime former employee of Stop & Shop, Revere, she was born in Boston, the beloved daughter of the late Carmelo and Teresa (Aleo) Iudica. She attended East Boston Schools and was the dear sister of Robert Iudica and his wife, Phyllis of Saugus and the late Josephine Cellucci and her late husband, Gerard, the late Anthony Iudica  and his surviving wife, Helen  and the late Dorothy D’Ettore and her late husband, Vincent. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere today, Wednesday, May 29 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com

Eugene Ricciardelli

Fastener Company Manager

Eugene A. “Gene” Ricciardelli of East Boston died on May 15.

A manager for a fastener company and a Mass. National Guard veteran, he was the beloved  husband of Maryann (Aceto) Ricciardelli with whom he shared 50 years of marriage; loving father of Jenine Pasco of Saugus and Lori Spezzano and her husband, Michael of Tewksbury; dear brother of Maryann Piro of New Hampshire, Linda Malerba of Revere and the late WiIliam and Robert Ricciardelli; cherished grandfather of Daniel and Ryan Pesco and Tayla and Emma Spezzano.

His Funeral was held on Monday from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston. Visiting hours were on Sunday. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.

Alberta ‘Berta’ Lewis

Of East Boston

Alberta A “Berta” (Anderson) Lewis of East Boston died on May 23.
The beloved wife of the late William J. Lewis, she was the devoted mother of Joan M. Lewis and Andrea Armata and her husband, Michael, all of East Boston; cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Nicole, Michael and Matthew and adored great grandmother of Christopher and Cameron, Matthew, William and Madelyn Grace.
A celebration of Berta’s life will be held on Saturday, June 8 at the Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In accordance with the wishes of Berta’s family, visiting hours are respectfully omitted.
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