Obituaries 02-25-2015

February 25, 2015
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Ronald Hardaway

Strong advocate for the East Boston community

Ronald H. Hardaway of East Boston died on February 23.

A US Air Force vetran of the Korean Conflict, Ron was a member of the Big Apple Chorus in New York City and the “Kentucky Thoroughbreds” as well as a member of SPEBSQSA, Ron Volunteered many hours as a strong advocate for the East Boston Community concerning Massport and the preservation of the Greenway and the area beaches.

He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Interbartolo) Hardaway; devoted father o  Brian Hardaway of Adams, MA. Holly Hardaway and her wife, Claire Mulry of New Jersey and Ross Hardaway of East Boston; cherished grandfather of Stacey Millard and her husband, Geoffrey of New York .Y also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews,

Family and friends will honor Ron’s life by gathering on Thursday, February 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston followed by a prayer service at 8 p.m. Past Air Force Vet.Korean Conflict, Ron was a member of the Big Apple Chorus in NYC,the “Kentucky Thoroughbreds” as wall as a member of SPEBSQSA,Ron Volunteered  many hours as a  strong advocate for the East Boston Community concerning Massport and the preservation of the Greenway and the area beaches.Funeral home is handicapped accessible for more info www.ruggieromh.com

Brittany A. Kinder-Elliot

Of Boston

Brittany A. Kinder Elliott of Boston died unexpectedly on Febryary 21 at the age of 28. She was the loving daughter of Patrick Elliott of Phoenix, AZ ,Virginia Triangle (Kinder) and her husband, Thomas of East Boston; dear sister of Candice Dancer and her husband, Vincent of Lexington, Shannon O’Hara of Revere and Nicholas Triangle of East Boston and is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends will honor Brittany’s life by gathering on Saturday, February 28 from 12 to 4 p.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston followed by a prayer service in our chapel at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com

Guiseppina Pasquariello

Of Brookline, formerly of Venezuela and Italy

Giuseppina M. (Capobianco) Pasquariello of Brookline, formerly of Vanezuela and Italy, passed away peacefully in the Winegate Nuring Home Reading on February 18 after a brief illness.

Giuseppina, who was born in Italy on February 2, 1927 moved to Venezuela, then came to America and settled in Brookline.

The beloved wife of the late Raffaelle Pasquariello, she was the devoted mother of Antoineta Pasquariello of North Carolina, Rocco Pasquariello of North Andover and Carmen I. Pittella and her husband, Joseph of East Boston; dear sister of the late Margarita DiGiovanni; cherished grandmother of Karla Mahoney, Kristina and Andrea Pittella and adored great grandmother of Robbie Mahoney. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Giuseppina was laid to rest in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Brookline with her beloved husband. May they rest in peace.

Beverly D’Ambrosio

Of East Boston

Beverly A. (Rodgers) D’Ambrosio died in East Boston on February 7.

A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, she will be be missed by the many whose lives she touched.

At Beverly’s request, services were private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Marian Manor, 130 Dorchester Street, South Boston, MA 02127 would be appreciated. To express condolences to the family please go to: MagrathFuneralHome.com

Marchelle ‘Mickey’ Cunningham

New England Teamsters Pension Fund Retiree

Marchelle ‘Mickey’ (Palmisano) Cunningham of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on Sunday, February 22 with her loving family by her side after a valiant three year battle with cancer. She was 61 years old. Born and raised in East Boston’s Jeffries Point Section, she was educated in Boston Public Schools and was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1971. She later went on to attend Northeastern University and on April 8, 1972 Mickey married Howard Cunningham. The couple resided in East Boston and began their family, raising three daughters. Mickey worked as a Secretarial Clerk for the New England Teamsters Pension Fund for 25 years. She was a dedicated wife and mother. There was nothing more important to her than her family. She was blessed with three grandchildren who she treasured. One of her happiest moments in her life was getting to enjoy the pleasure of having her entire family with her at Disney World. Although her illness made it difficult on her, it never penetrated her will to live or love, she demonstrated tremendous strength and determination to battle through each day. She was the beloved daughter of the late Jenny “Tootsie” (Sorrentino) Palmisano; the devoted wife of Howard L. Cunningham with whom she shared 42 years of marriage; the loving mother of Melissa Cunningham, Jennie J. “J.J.” Durbano – Cataldo and her husband, Alex and Melanie H. Cunningham; the adored grandmother of Domenick A. D’Urbano, Aaron M. Souza, Jr. and Denyella M. D’Urbano, all of Revere; the cherished sister of Donna E. Conroy and her husband, Patrick of Braintree and Robert B. Palmisano and his wife, Margaret of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, February 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, February 27 at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Remembrances may be made to the National Kidney Cancer Association P.O. Box 803338 #38269, Chicago, IL 60680-3338. For more information, visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com

Angelina ‘Angie’ Dello Russo

Of Everett, formerly of East Boston

Angelina ‘Angie’ Dello Russo of Everett, formerly of East Boston, passed away February 20. She was the cherished daughter of the late Harry and Catherine (Catanzaro) Dello Russo; dear sister of Catherine Festa of Everett, Anthony “Midge“ Dello Russo and his wife, Marie of Malden and the late Antonetta “Nana,” Joseph “Red” Dello Russo and wife ,Yvonne of Revere, Henry Dello Russo and Josephine Simons; dear aunt of many nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. She was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt and friend. Family and friends will honor Angie’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere on Friday, February 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for a Funeral Service in our Chapel of the Resurrection at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Angie’s name to Alzhiemer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA 02472 or Annemark Nursing Home, 133 Salem St. Revere, MA 02151. For guestbook and directions www.vazzafunerals.com

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