Massport Retiree, Manager of Cloud Nine Restaurant at Logan Airport and Hostess at the New Bridge Cafe of Chelsea
Marie E. ( Tucci ) Mandracchia of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on December 23 surrounded by her son and grandchildren. Marie was the manager of Cloud Nine Restaurant at Logan Airport for over 28 years. She retired from Massport and was a hostess at the New Bridge Café of Chelsea. She was the loving and devoted mother of Mark Mandracchia of Revere; former wife of Fred J. Mandracchia of Everett; dear sister of Dorothy Procopio of W. Peabody and the late Georgiana Aiello and the cherished grandmother of Mark Jr., Marisa, Christopher, and Christina and great grandmother of Dominic Mandracchia Gennari. Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn cemetery, Everett. For guest book. www.vazzafuneals.com.
Madeline (Ciampa) Bresnaham of Revere, formerly of Everett, passed away December 24.
A housewife, she was the beloved wife of the late Jack Bresnaham; cherished daughter of the late Pelino and Teresina (Colella) Ciampa; dear sister of the late Matilda LaCortiglia and friend of Gloria Haggerty of Revere.
Family and friends honored Madeline’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere before leaving in procession to St Anthony’s Church, Revere where her funeral mass was celebrated. Committal was private. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com
Achille ‘Argy’ DeLellis
Of East Boston
Achille R. “Argy” DeLellis of East Boston died in Newton on December 19.
He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret “Margo” (Vicari) DeLellis; brother of late Ida Melchionda and Marlene D’Antona; brother-law of the late Anne LoPiccolo and is survived by three generations of nieces and nephews. At the request of the family, services were private. Magrathfuneralhome.com
Agostino “Steve” Gilberto
Of East Boston
Agostino “Steve” Gilberto of East Boston on Dev 28 beloved husband to the late Anne (Guerra) Gilberto who passed away July 31 ,2013 after 72 years of marriage to her Steve.devoted father of Camille Dirago and her husband George of Haverhill ,Maria O’Donnell and her husband John of Saugus and Pauline Bolser and her husband Roy of Westwood .Dear brother of Vincent and Salvatore Gilberto and the late Paulena Seluta and Concetta Previti ,Cherished grandfather of 6 grandchildren ,8 great grandchildren and the late Michael Bolser also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews, Family and friends will honor Steve’s life by gathering Tuesday December 31 in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St East Boston from 10-11 Am followed by a service in our Serenity Chapel at 11 Am Past member of Friends club and the Courageous Generation of St Lazarus Parish, in honoring Mr Gilberto’s wishes burial services are private for more info www.ruggieromh.com
Louis J. Petillo of Revere died on December 18.
A US Army veteran of World War II and a member of the MSPCA, he was the dear brother of Angela D’Alessandro of East Boston, Joseph Petillo of Salisbury and the late James V. Petillo, Clementina Schettini, Anthony A. Petillo, Rena Rossi and Theresa Petillo and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: NE Center for Homeless Veterans 17 Court St, Boston, MA 02108. For online guestbook and memorial please visit:www.Buonfiglio.com
Long Time East Boston
Social Center Volunteer
Phyllis C. (Sarno) Dalton of East Boston went home to her God on Christmas Day, December 25.
Phyllis, who volunteered for many years at the East Boston Social Center, was the beloved wife of the late Michael, devoted mother of Patricia McDonough and Michael “Mickey” Dalton (former Mass. State Senate employee) and his wife, Ellen, all of East Boston; dear sister of Nancy Stymest of Medford, Constance Sarno of Revere, Charles Sarno of Rockland, and Mary Botelho of Medford; cherished grandmother of eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. She was laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information, please visit: www.ruggieromh.com
Of New Hampshire,
formerly of Winthrop and East Boston
Ralph Scaramella, formerly of Winthrop and East Boston, died in Wakefield, NH on December 28. He was in his 91st year. A former employee of a rubber company in Chelsea, he was the beloved husband of the late Helen ( Rogowicz ) with whom he shared 36 years of marriage; loving father of Donna Capolupo and her husband, Vincent of Wakefield, Doreen Scaramella of New Hampshire and Deborah Sek and her husband, Ronald of Peabody; cherished son of the late Vincent and Florabell ( Godien ) Scaramella and brother of the late Rita Cericola, Madeline Greco, Dorothy Pescione, Flora Kimball, Virginia De Angelis and Marie Danielson; cherished grandfather of Vincent and Shana Capolupo, Jacqueline Licona, Amanda Caulkins, Olivia and Austin Sek and great grandfather of Ava Licona and Wyatt Caulkins. Family and friends wlll honor Ralph’s life by gathering for calling hours Tuesday December 31 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere before leaving in procession to St. Anthony’s Church, 250 Revere Street, Revere where his funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For directions and guest book. www.vazzafunerals.com.
Agostino ‘Steve’ Gilberto
Past Member of Friends Club and Courageous Generation and Courageous Generation of St. Lazarus Parish
Gilberto “Steve” Agostino of East Boston died on December 28. He was the beloved husband of the late Anne (Guerra) Gilberto who passed away July 31, 2013 after 72 years of marriage to her Steve; devoted father of Camille Dirago and her husband, George of Haverhill, Maria O’Donnell and her husband, John of Saugus and Pauline Bolser and her husband, Roy of Westwood; dear brother of Vincent and Salvatore Gilberto and the late Paulena Seluta and Concetta Previti; cherished grandfather of six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and the late Michael Bolser. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor Steve’s life by gathering Tuesday, December 31 in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a service in our Serenity Chapel at 11 a.m. In honoring Mr Gilberto’s wishes, burial services are private. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com