Obituaries

Obituaries 12-05-2012

December 5, 2012
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Lillian Polcari Last Surviving Member of The Founding Family of “Stella’s Restaurant” Lilliam M. Polcari of Point of Pines, Revere died at home on December 1 following a brief illness. She was 96 years old. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, she was a graduate of Emmanuel College, Class of 1939 and Leslie...

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Obituaries 11-30-2012

November 30, 2012
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Ronald DeMarco 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...

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Obituaries 11-21-2012

November 21, 2012
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Robert Colarusso, Sr. Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Robert Colarusso, Sr. of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on November 18. He was 76 years old. A manufacturing foreman born in Boston, he was the beloved husband of the late Carol (DiFuria); devoted father of Debra Hughes of Revere and Robert Jr. and...

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Obituaries 11-14-2012

November 14, 2012
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Audrey Lee Brown Avelar Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Audrey Lee Brown Avelar, August 19, 1966 to November 10, 2012, was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer at the age of 15 and was in remission at age 16. She was diagnosed with lymphoma again at the age of 20 which resulted in a lobectomy....

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Obituaries 11-07-2012

November 7, 2012
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Dorothy Mae Allen Long Time VA Hospital Employee Dorothy Mae (Whitesides) Allen of East Boston died on October 31 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. She was 66 years old. Born in Rutherfordton, N.C, she worked for the V.A. Hospital for many years. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, the late Israel...

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Obituaries 10-31-2012

October 31, 2012
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Peter Mitchell, Sr. Past member of Teamsters Local 82 Peter J. Mitchell, Sr. of Malden, formerly of Dorchester, died suddenly on October 26. A past member of Teamsters Local 82, he was the devoted father of Peter J., Jr. of Everett and Jon Paul and his wife, Christine of Wakefield; loving son of the late...

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Obituaries 10-24-2012

October 24, 2012
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Edna Kennedy Retired Suffolk Superior Court Stenographer Edna Kennedy, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, passed away recently at the Leonard Florence Center in Chelsea. She was 76 years old. Born in East Boston, the daughter of the late James J. and Elsie Kennedy and sister of Arthur Kennedy, in her lifetime, she enjoyed traveling...

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Obituaries 10-17-2012

October 17, 2012
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Mary Sherman East Boston Resident Mary Sherman of East Boston died on October 13 at Winthrop Place in Winthrop. She was 92 years old. Visiting hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, today, the Our Chapel of the Resurrection at Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere with a service at...

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Obituaries 10-10-2012

October 11, 2012
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Alexander ‘Uncle Sonny’ Merola Of East Boston, Formerly of the North End Alexander “Uncle Sonny” Merola of East Boston, formerly of the North End, died on October 5. A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy “Aunt Dot” (Cioffi) Merola; loving father of Rose Merola...

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Obituaries 10-03-2012

October 4, 2012
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Jean Russo First Female Security Officer at Boston’s Prudential Center Jean M. (Cinelli) Russo died in East Boston on September 25 following a long illness. She was 89 years old. Born and raised in East Boston, she attended East Boston Schools and was a 1941 graduate of East Boston High School. She retired as...

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