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17
Sep

Josephine C. (Lopez) Rubino

Josephine C. (Lopez) Rubino

Josephine C. (Lopez) Rubino

RUBINO, Josephine C. (Lopez) At 96 years, in Lynnfield, formerly of East Boston, following a brief illness, Sept. 17. Wife of the late Salvatore “Clark” Rubino. Devoted sister of Palma Prudente & husband Joseph of Salem, NH, & the late Lolina “Lally” Rose, & Frank R. “Parky” Lopez. Cherished aunt of Atty. James D. Rose, Commissioner of the Mass Appelate Tax Court & his wife Christine of Lynnfield, Joseph J. Prudente & wife Kathleen of Worcester, John J. Prudente & wife Nancy of The Villages. FL, David F. Prudente & wife Suzanne of Acton, MA, Russell F. Lopez of Revere, & the late Sonya E. English. Proud grand aunt to Lincoln A. & Samantha J. Rose both of Lynnfield, Kevin Prudente & wife Jamie of Bolton, MA, Jill Masters & husband Nicholas of Pensacola, FL, John Prudente & wife Lindsey of Worcester, James Prudente & wife Anya of South Boston, & Isabel Prudente of Acton, MA. Also lovingly survived by her sister in law, Elizabeth A. “Betty” Lopez of Point of Pines, Revere, & four great grand nieces & one great grand nephew. Family & friends are invited to attend the Funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Rte. 107) REVERE, on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in The Church of the Sacred Heart, 45 Brooks St., East Boston, at 11 a.m. Visiting hours are Friday (Today) from 4-7 p.m. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Beacon Hospice, 100 Cummings Ctr., Suite 106, Beverly, MA 01915.

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, September 19th, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in The Church of the Sacred Heart, East Boston.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

 In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Beacon Hospice, 100 Cummings Ctr., Suite 106, Beverly, MA 01915.

 

12
Sep

Rose M. (Lupoli) Coppola

 

Rose M. Coppola

Rose M. Coppola

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Rose M. (Lupoli) Coppola, who died on Friday, September 12th at Lighthouse Nursing & Care Center of Revere, unexpectedly following a brief illness, at 98 years.  Mrs. Coppola would have celebrated her 99th birthday on September 19th.  Her funeral will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday, September 17th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere, at 10 a.m.  Born in Italy, she came to the United States of America in 1928, residing in East Boston.  In 1940, she moved to Revere.  Mrs. Coppola was a seamstress most of her working career, working in Boston’s garment district.  Since its inception, she has been an active member of the Revere Rossetti Center for Seniors.  She was a popular personality & enjoyed the sociality that the members, staff, & organization brought to her.  She was one of the oldest members of that group.  Her late husband, Gabriele Coppola, died in February of 1983.  She is the devoted Mother of: Gabriele A. Coppola & his wife Grace A. of Revere, with whom she made her home, & Nicholas A. Coppola & his wife Donna M. of Danvers.  She was also the mother of the late: Theodore G. Coppola, & Maria R. Giannantonio & her late husband, Anthony.  She is the cherished grandmother of: Roseanne Coppola of Revere, Adamarie Brini of Wakefield, Nicholas G. Coppola, Jr. & Anthony J. Coppola, both of Danvers.  She is also lovingly survived by her 2 great-granddaughters, Gabrielle & Kensie Brini, her sister-in-law Mamie Lupoli of Winthrop, & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  She was the sister of the late: Josephine Dellaversano, Marion Morano, Salvatore & Nicholas Lupoli.  Entombment will be in the private family Mausoleum at St. Michael Cemetery, Boston.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Entombment

In the private family Mausoleum at St. Michael Cemetery, Boston.

7
Sep

Carmella (Orio) Spolsino

Carmella (Orio) Spolsino

Carmella (Orio) Spolsino

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, beginning at 9 a.m. for Carmella (Orio) Spolsino, who passed on Sunday, September 7th following a long illness at the Courtyard Nursing & Rehab Center of Medford, at 92 years.  Her funeral mass will follow the visitation in the Church of the Sacred Heart, 35 Brooks St., East Boston, at 11 a.m., followed by interment at the Massachusetts National VA Cemetery, Bourne.  Born in Revere, she was educated there & was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1940.  She came to East Boston over 60 years ago, following marrying Anthony M. Spolsino, who passed in July of 1988.  Carmella worked in her early years for the former Honeywell Manufacturing Corporation.  Later, she would become a certified homemaker, working for several of the local agencies & retiring at age 72 years.  She lived briefly at East Boston Senior Housing (The Victory Gardens) before entering the nursing facility 10 months ago.  She is the cherished mother of Michael A. Spolsino & his wife Elizabeth of West Peabody, & Frank Spolsino of East Boston.  She is also the devoted grandmother of: Christopher Spolsino & his wife Danielle of Sandown, New Hampshire, & Michelle Stracqualursi & her husband Jason of West Peabody.  She is the dear sister of Jean Cowhig of Chelsea & the late: Antoinette M. “Ann” Scarfo, Maryann Fahlstrom, & John, Peter, & Anthony Orio.  She is also lovingly survived by her two twin great-grandsons, Matthew A. & Nathan M. Stracqualursi, & many nieces & nephews.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Massachusetts Chapter), 9 Erie Drive, Natick, MA 01760.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Sacred Heart, East Boston.

Interment

Massachusetts National VA Cemetery, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Massachusetts Chapter), 9 Erie Drive, Natick, MA 01760.

5
Sep

Annette S. Amore

 

Annette S. Amore

Annette S. Amore

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Annette S. Amore, who died on Friday, September 5th at the Eastpointe Nursing & Rehab Center of Chelsea, following a long illness, at 71 years.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, September 11th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m.  Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, she spent all of her life in Revere, graduating from Revere High School, Class of 1963.  Annette spent part of her working career as a self-employed Homemaker & Care-Giver.  She was the adored & devoted Mother to: Richard G. Rezendes, Jr., who died on September 10th, 2010.  She was the daughter of the late Ciriaco “Jerry” Amore & Lucy (Scapperrotta) Amore.  She is the beloved sister of retired Revere Fire Lieutenant Gerald A. Amore & his wife Kathleen of Revere, & Joey, Gary, & Dianna all of Springfield.  She is the cherished aunt to Christine M. Malley & her husband, Revere Police Lieutenant Glenn Malley of Winthrop, Jennifer E. Angiulo of Stoneham, Kathleen R. Amore, Revere Firefighter Michael G. Amore & his partner, Jillene Miskevitch, all of Revere, & several other nieces & nephews.  She is also lovingly survived by John W. Rezendes & his wife Jennifer, & their son James H. Rezendes, all of Michigan, & by many grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in the family lot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

30
Aug

Peter J. Sawtelle

Peter J. Sawtelle

Peter J. Sawtelle

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, September 8th, 2014 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Peter J. Sawtelle, who died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 30th, at 77 years, after being rushed to Massachusetts General Hospital of Boston.  The Funeral Service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 12 Noon, followed by interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery,West Peabody.  Born & raised in Boston’s West End, he came to live in Revere over 58 years ago.  Most of his working career was in the Contracting business as a salesman.  He is the devoted father of Jessica L. Sargent of Amesbury, MA, & the cherished grandfather of Albert M. Sargent of Haverhill & Alex M. Sargent of Amesbury.  He is the dear brother of Victoria L. Lentini of Revere & the late Joseph P. Sawtelle.  He is also lovingly survived by his former wife, Cheryl L. Hazelton of Amesbury, & also two great-grandsons, Anthony M. Lattime-Sargent & Adrian M. Mason-Sargent, & several nieces & nephews.  He was the son of the late, Joseph & Mary H. (Othmer) Sawtelle.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, September 8th, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12 Noon in the Funeral Home.

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.

27
Aug

Silvano Pacchielat

 

Silvano Pacchielat

Silvano Pacchielat

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, August 30th beginning at 9a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (route 107), Revere for Silvano Pacchielat, who died following a lengthy illness at the Whidden Memorial Hospital, Everett on Wednesday, August 27th.  Following the visitation, a funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.mn, in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St, & Winthrop Ave.) Revere., followed by entombment in the Woodlawn Community Mausoleum (Sheffield Building), Everett.  Born & raised in Italy, he came to this country in 1956, settling in the Orient Heights section of East Boston.  In 1960, he married & moved to Revere.  Both Silvano & his wife Melania  were long-time members of the Choir at the Chapel of St. Pius X at Don Orione Nursing home in East Boston.  The couiple were also active members of the Rossetti Senior Center of Revere.  Mr. Pacchielat was a mechanic for the former Lisbon Motors of Allston, for over 27 years before retiring. He leaves his beloved wife of 54 years, Melania (Depicolzuane) and is the devoted father of: Stefano J. Pacchielat of Lynn,  Antonio Pacchielat & his wife Claire of Easton, MA & Daniel J. Pacchielat of Revere.  He is the dear brother of Gina Skulic of Croatia & the late Rev. Giacchino Pacchielat, F.D.P., Vittorio & Carlo Pacchielat, Maria & Ornella Pacchielat,  He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews, in the USA, Italy & Croatia.  Silvano’s life was centered on the love for his Catholic Faith& the care for his devoted family.  He worked honestly & energetically, not only as a mechanic but at his home, tending to his garden, making homemade wine & entertaining. Both he & his wife Melania enjoyed hosting family & friends. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688

Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, August 30th from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, August 30th at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Revere)

Entombment

Woodlawn Community Mausoleum (Sheffield Building)

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688

 

25
Aug

Mary C. (Iovanna) Cannarozzo

 

Mary C. Cannarozzo

Mary C. Cannarozzo

Private services & interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett were held for Mary C. (Iovanna) Cannarozzo, who died on Sunday, August 17th, 2014 following a lengthy illness at Eastpointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Chelsea.  Born & raised in Revere, She was educated in the Revere Schools & was a 1943 alumna of Revere High School.  Mrs. Cannarozzo was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt & friend.  She sustained a long-standing illness with severe rheumatoid arthritis & osteoporosis, which restricted her mobility.  She leaves her husband of 64 years, Vincenzo J. Cannarozzo, her two devoted daughters, Maryann Cifuni & her husband Gennaro Cifuni, (a Revere High School Teacher) & her daughter Linda J. Monaco all of Revere.  She is the cherished grandmother of 7 (seven) grandsons, Atty. Christopher M. Cifuni of Salem, Justin M. Cifuni, DDS of Revere, James A. Monaco & his wife Jennifer of California, ANthony J. Monaco of Rhode Island, Joseph R. Monaco & Matthew M. Monaco both of Revere and Michael M. Monaco of New Hampshire.  She was the daughter of the late A. Ralph Iovanna & Maria G. (Carbone) Iovanna.  She wasthe sister of the late, Armando, Ralph & Arthur Iovanna, Helen Pontremoli & Florence McGonagle.  She is also lovingly survived by her most faithful Parakeet “Mickey” many nieces & nephews.  Remembrances may be made to Chrohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, 280 Hillside Ave., Needahm, MA 02194.

Services

Private services & interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

Remembrances may be made to Chrohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, 280 Hillside Ave., Needahm, MA 02194.

22
Aug

Stanley J. Meads

 

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, August 25th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Stanley J. Meads, who died following a lengthy illness, surrounded in the love & devotion of his family on Friday, August 22nd at his Middleton home, at 81 years.  The funeral will be conducted on Tuesday, August 26th from the Funeral Home at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at St. Agnes Church, 22 Boston St., Middleton at 10:30 a.m.  Stanley was born & raised in East Boston & was a 1951 alumnus of East Boston High School.  He entered the United States Navy in February of 1952 & served until February of 1956.  He is a veteran of the Korean Conflict.  In 1960, he & his brothers founded the Meads Plumbing Company of East Boston.  Stanley operated & owned his business until 2002, when he retired.  The son of immigrant Portuguese parents, the late Manuel F. & Julia (Diaz) Meads, they settled in East Boston & were among the founders & first members of St. John the Baptist, Portuguese Church, on Saratoga St., East Boston.  Although the Church property was sold & converted to condominiums, the social & devotional societies of the Church are still in meeting.  Stanley was active in St. John’s Portuguese Club & The Empire of the Holy Ghost.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post of Middleton, & the Sportsmens’ Club of East Boston.  He leaves his beloved wife of 59 years, Theresa M. (Poto) Meads.  He is the cherished father of Gary J. Meads of Revere, Mark M. Meads (the proprietor of Rapid Flow Inc.) & his wife Roberta of Middleton.  He is the devoted “Papa Stanley” to Amanda M. Meads & her companion Nicholas Nazzaro of Tewksbury, & Mark A. Meads of Middleton.  He is the dear brother of Manuel F. Meads of Longwood, Florida, Theresa Merino of Peabody, & the late: Mary E. Burns, Ernest L. & Anthony J. Meads.  He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law, Philomena “Philly” Meads of East Boston, & many nieces & nephews.  Interment is private.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the VA Medical Center, Attn: Spinal Cord Clinic, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, August 25th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Agnes Church, Middleton.

Interment

Will be private.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the VA Medical Center, Attn: Spinal Cord Clinic, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132.

14
Aug

James J. “Potsie” Geary

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, August 18th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for James J. “Potsie” Geary, who died unexpectedly on Thursday, August 14th at his Lynnfield residence, at 70 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19th, followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m.  Interment will be private.  Born in Chelsea, he was raised in Revere, educated there, & was a 1962 alumnus of Immaculate Conception High School, Revere.  His association with the Boston Globe began as a young boy, as a “newsboy.”  Upon graduation from I.C.C.H.S., he entered the work force at the Boston Globe, remaining there until he retired with over 50 years of combined service.  He retired as a Supervisor of the Computer Division.  Jim was a member of the Quarter Century Club at the Globe, & looked forward to the annual banquets.  While at the Globe, he became very involved with “Globe Santa.”  Perhaps the greatest achievement of his career & retirement was his continued portrayal as the “Globe Santa.”  Even after his retirement in 2007, he never forfeited the opportunity to continue with the joy as “Globe Santa.”  Jim was also a longtime member of the Revere Knights of Columbus #179.  He was the husband of the late Elizabeth A. “Betsey” (Calhoun) Geary, who died on August 6, 2010.  He is the devoted father of Suzanne Landry & her husband Mark D. of Rowley, MA.  He is the proud & cherished grandfather of: Alyssa V., Krista M., Mark D., Jr., Sean A., & Madison D. Landry, all of Rowley, MA.  He is also lovingly survived by his aunt, Eileen M. (Stuart) Lewey of North Falmouth, formerly of Revere, & his sister-in-law, Suzanne “Sue” Allen of Reading, & several cousins, nieces, nephews, & a host of extended family, friends, & colleagues.  He was the son of the late Regional Accounts Manager for Sunshine Biscuit, James W. Geary, & Edna F. (Stuart) Geary of Revere.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Globe Santa Trust Fund, c/o Citizens Bank, P.O. Box 845059, Boston, MA 02284-5059.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, August 18th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Will be private.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Globe Santa Trust Fund, c/o Citizens Bank, P.O. Box 845059, Boston, MA 02284-5059.

12
Aug

Arthur L. “Artie” Adamson, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, for Arthur L. “Artie” Adamson, Jr., who died on Tuesday, August 12th following a lengthy illness at Golden Living Center of West Newton, at 60 years.  Following the funeral mass, interment will follow at the family lot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Born in Winthrop, he lived all of his life in Revere, graduating from Revere High School, Class of 1971.  Most of his working career was in the family business as a construction laborer.  “Adamson Construction & Heavy Equipment” continues to operate, led by “Artie’s” only brother, Randy Adamson.  He is the beloved son of Eva M. (Sargent) Adamson of Revere, & the late Arthur L. Adamson, Sr.  He is the husband of Lorraine (King) Adamson, the cherished father of Jennifer A., & the proud & devoted grandfather of Noah, Nicolete, & Olivia Adamson, all of Revere.  He is the dear brother of Randy J. Adamson of Revere, & Margi-Adamson-Marjoun of Lynn.  He is also lovingly survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces,nephews, & cousins.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2031.

Services

Memorial Funeral Mass

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the: Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2031.