Obituaries 06-18-2014

June 17, 2014
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Donald Tirrell

Worked for Eastern Airlines, Trump Air and US Airways

Donald F. Tirrell of East Boston died on June 14.

A US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of the Beachmont V.F.W, ITAM Local 1726 and a past member of the Pleasant Park Yacht Club. Donald was a loyal employee of Eastern Airlines for over 34 years as well as five years with Trump Air and US Airways.

He was the beloved husband of Lillian (Picariello)Tirrell; devoted father of Henry Tirrell and his late wife, Sharon of Winthrop, Gary Tirrell and Lynne Barbarisi, both of East Boston; dear brother of James Tirrell and his wife, Patricia of Malden and the late Henry, Charles and John Tirrell, Edith McCormack, Doris Rogers, Elsie Doig and Marie Riley; cherished Papa of Jessica Pumphret, Cory and Derek Tirrell, Gabriella and Carina Babbarisi, adored Great Papa of Ava and Joseph Pumphret and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Donald by gathering on Saturday morning, June 21 in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., (Orient Heights) East Boston from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to St Joseph St Lazarus Church for a Memorial Mass at 12 Noon. In honor of Mr Tirrell and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cross Road Shelter, 56 Havre St., East Boston 02128 or Wounded Warrior Project, 150 Cambridge Park Dr., Suite 202, Cambridge 02140. For more information, please vistwww.ruggieromh.com

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Filippa ‘Fina’ Scimemi

Of Revere

Filippa “Fina” (Amato) Scimemi of Revere passed away at home on June 12. She was 69 years old.

The beloved wife of the late Salvatore Scimemi, she was the loving mother of Antonette Belschner and her husband, Gary of Lynnfield, Joseph Scimemi and his fiancé, J’aime Richards of Revere and Salvatore Scimemi, Jr. and his wife, Lisa Marie of Saugus; cherished grandmother of Alyssa and Taylor Belschner of Lynnfield; dear daughter of the late Giuseppina Amato; sister of Giuseppina Sanguedolce and Gina Amato and the late Rosetta Castellano. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum Malden. For more information:MagrathFuneralHome.com

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Christopher Clark

Avid Sports Fan

Christopher Clark in Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on June 13. He was 35 years old.

An avid sports fan who loved his French Bulldog, “Ollie,” he was the beloved son of Doreen (Marino) Clark; brother of Jonathan Clark and his fiancee, Tiffany LaCascia of East Boston and Jillian Clark and her fiance, Eric Esposito of Revere.

Christopher’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley St., East Boston today, Wednesday morning, June 18. Arrangements are by Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. [at Day Sq] East Boston. Please send condolences to: MagrathFuneralHome.com
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Alfredo Ravesi

Of Middleton, Formerly of East Boston

Alfredo Ravesi of Middleton, formerly of East Boston, died on June 13.

He was the loving son of the late Giuseppe and Margareta (Caio) Ravesi; dear brother of Anthony Ravesi of Italy, Maria Reed of Danvers, Angelo Ravesi, Giovanni Ravesi of East Boston and Salvatrice “Sally” Bassetto of Middleton. He is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston at 9 a.m. today (Wednesday) before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street for a Funeral Mass in Celebration of Alfredo’s life at 10 a.m. Burial services will be private. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com

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David Othmer

Of East Boston

David Othmer died unexpectedly on June 9. He was 43 years old.

The loving son of Joanne (Zirpolo) and the late Robert Othmer, Sr. of East Boston, he was the dear brother of James, Joseph and Dennis Othmer of Revere, Cheryl Othmer and Charlene Albanese of East Boston, Sean Othmer of Revere, Michael Othmer of East Boston, Stephen Othmer of Revere and the late Robert and Richard Othmer and is also survived by many cherished aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were under the personal care of the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. 617-569-0990

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Nicholas ‘Nick’ Liberato

Of Revere, Formerly of East Boston

Nicholas “Nick “ Liberato of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on June 9. He was in his 99th year.

The beloved husband of the late Teresa (Gulla) Liberato, he was the loving father of James of Saugus and his late wife, Charline, Nicholas and his wife, Carol of Revere, Virginia Stewart and her husband, Eugene of Peabody and Angelie Graham and her husband, Thomas of Washington; cherished grandfather of Daniel and Tina Liberato, Rebecca Cormier, Wendy Spinelli, Mark and Steven Stewart, John and Thomas Graham Jr., the late Charline and James Liberato and Christine Stewart. He was the great-grandfather of 14 and is also survived by Jacqueline Poto Bufalino and her husband, Darin, Gina Poto Mackin and her husband, Billy and their children and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. For guestbook: www.vazzafunerals.com

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Mario Gallotto

30-Year employee of Kendall Boiler Co.; Of Revere, Formerly of East Boston

Mario Gallotto of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on June 4 at the Mass General Hospital surrounded by his family.

Mario was a former employee of Kendall Boiler Co. for 30 years before retiring.

Born in Italy, the husband of Rosanna (Bello ) Gallotto with whom he shared 57 years of marriage, he was the loving father of Joseph Gallotto and his wife, Michelle of Saugus, Amedeo “ Jim” Gallotto and his wife, Carolyn of Texas, Rosey Fortes and her husband, John of N. Reading and Mario Gallotto and Jami of New Hampshire; dear brother of Giuseppe Gallotta of East Boston and Lucia DiCesare of New York and the late Carmela Marino, Rosa D’Lia, Antonio, Octavio and Amedeo Gallotto. He was the cherished grandfather of eight and great grandfather of four and also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everet. For guestbook:www.vazzafunerals.com

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Rosa DellaVecchia

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Rosa (Scialdone) DellaVecchia of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly on June 11 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. She was 86 years old.

Born in Naples Italy, the daughter of the late Ralph and Louisa Scialdone, she moved to East Boston then to Revere.

She was the beloved wife of Giuseppe; loving sister of Mario Scialdone and his wife, Patricia of East Sandwich and Luigi Scialdone and his wife, Joan of Naples, Florida; dear sister in-law of Rose and Emilio DelVecchio of Revere; cherished aunt of Mario, Angela Scialdone, Gina Scialdone, Anna Barker, Gerri Runge, Anthony DelVecchio and Emilio DelVecchio Jr. She is also survived by many great nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum. For guest book please visitwww.Buonfiglio.com

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Roland Fluet

Active on Winthrop Committees, member of Winthrop Town Meeting and former member of Winthrop School Committee; Usher at St. Joseph St. Lazarus Church

Roland N. Fluet of Cottage Avenue, Winthrop passed away at home on June 16 after a brief illness. He was 84 years old.

Born in Leominster, the beloved son of the late Florence (Gilbert) and Albert Fluet, he was honorably discharged as a Corporal from the US Army in 1951 and He went on to work in the printing business for A.B. Dick for many years. He was a former member on the Beachmont VFW, Winthrop Town Meeting Member, PTA Past President, PTA Council President, Shore Collaborative, Winthrop School Committee member from 1975 to 1984, Winthrop Special Needs Committee and an usher and lector at the St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church.

He was the devoted husband of Phyllis M. (Pizzolante) and the loving father of Michelle and Renee Fluet, both of Winthrop and the brother in law of Anna Julian and her husband, Al.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop, today, Wednesday, June 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, June 19 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, Ashley Street, East Boston at 10 a.m. Committal will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Viking Pride Foundation, PO Box 37, Winthrop MA 02152.
For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.
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Marie Staffieri

Of East Boston

Marie E (Langley) Staffieri of East Boston died on June 16.

She was the devoted mother of Francis P. Staffieri of East Boston and Karen Staffieri of Bradford; dear sister of Patricia King of Holbrook and the late Anne Elaine McRee and Willard Langley and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Marie’s life by gathering on Sunday, June 22 from 2 to 7 p.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St (Orient Heights) East Boston and again on Monday morning, June 23 at 9 a.m. before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston for a Funeral Mass in Celebration of Marie’s life at 10 a.m. Services will conclude in the chapel of Woodlawn Cemetery.

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