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14
Dec

Pasquale A. “Pat” Cerrone

 

Pasquale A. "Pat" Cerrone

Pasquale A. “Pat” Cerrone

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday (only) December 18th, from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Vertuccio &Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Retired Revere Firefighter Pasquale A. “Pat” Cerrone, who was stricken at his Revere residence on Saturday, December 13th. A funeral service will follow the visitation in the Funeral Home at 11:15 a.m.. Born & raised in Revere, he attended Revere Schools. Pat is an alumnus of Revere High School Class of 1945. After graduation, Pat was inducted in the United States Army. He proudly served his country during World War II. In 1952 he married Ruth S. (Morin), the couple settled in Revere and began their family. He joined the Revere Fire Department and was a Firefighter, providing 31 years of service. Pat was a known as hardworking & a dedicated family man, a true example of “The Greatest Generation”. He was also known as being a tremendous athlete & softball player. He is the devoted husband of 47 years to the late: Ruth S. (Morin) Cerrone , loving father of Ruth Ellen McKinnon of Revere & Paul A. Cerrone & his wife Tracey of Lynn. The cherished grandfather of J. Devon McKinnon & his wife Danielle of Everett, Marisa M. McKinnon & her fiancé Anthony Papandrea of Revere & Bradford P. Cerrone of Lynn. He is the adored great grandfather of Carmen A. McKinnon. He is the devoted brother of Rocco J.”Dunna” Cerrone & his wife Millicent C. “Tinty” Cerrone of VA & the late Dorothy Argenzio. Also lovingly survived by John P. McKinnon of Peabody and several nieces & nephews. Late WWII Army Veteran & Member of the Soccorso Club in Revere. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: My Brothers Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901 or www.mybrotherstable.org

SERVICES

VISITING HOURS

Thursday (ONLY), December 18th, from 9 to 11 a.m.

FUNERAL SERVICE

Thursday, December 18th at 11:15 a.m., In the Funeral Home

ENTOMBMENT

Holy Cross Community Mausoleum (Malden)

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: My Brothers Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901 or www.mybrotherstable.org

 

 

 

12
Dec

Edward F. “Buddy” Griffin

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, December 16th from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, For Edward F. “Buddy” Griffin, who died on Dec. 12th after a long illness at the Lynn Union Hospital, Lynn. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wed. Dec.17th, followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary’s Church, 8 Common St. Lynn. Followed by Interment in Mt. Benedict Cemetery Born & raised in Boston, the family later settled in Revere, where Buddy lived for over 50 years. He later moved to Lynn with his brother John C. “Jack” Griffin, for over 20 years, who was not just his brother but his advocate, caregiver & protector. Buddy became a resident at the Life Care Center of the North Shore for the past several years. Buddy was born “Special” and looked forward to the simple things in life, such as listening to music, enjoying many varieties of flowers and above all attending mass. It is well known that Buddy was Fr. Rossi’s Altar Boy who celebrated mass at Life Care Center. He is the cherished son of the late John C. Griffin & Sara “Sadie” (Horner) Griffin, loving brother of John C. “Jack” Griffin of Lynn. The beloved cousin of Joanne Chisholm & her husband James, Denise & Connor Antony, Charlene Palecki & James Chisholm all of Salem and the late Isabelle J. Geyson. . The family would like to acknowledge the tremendous care & love displayed while Buddy was a resident at Life Care Center of the North Shore. A special acknowledgement to Joanne & her daughter Jessica who were so helpful & loving in Buddy’s care. Also a heartfelt thank you the Nursing Staff, especially Catherine & Martin.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, December 16th from 5 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, December 17th, at 10:30 a.m. In St, Mary’s Church (Lynn)

Interment

MT. Benedict Cemetery (West Roxbury)

9
Dec

Olga M. (Turino) Skelton

Olga M. (Turino) Skelton

Olga M. (Turino) Skelton

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, December 10th from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Olga M. (Turino) Skelton, who died on Dec. 9th ,at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, following a brief illness. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, December 11th at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Immaculate Conception Church Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 12 noon. Born & raised in Boston’s North End, Olga was educated in the Boston Public Schools. When she married her and her husband settled in Revere to raise their family. During that time Olga, began working at the very popular Copley Plaza as a waitress for over 25 years. Her work ethic and determination was the core of her personality. She believed in working hard and taking care of her family, and always extending a helping hand to anyone in need. She dealt with any hardships in her life through her deep faith and was known as a woman of strength. She is the devoted wife of the late Edwin M. Skelton. She is the loving mother of Malesa Sue Fagone of Revere & the Late Theresa Lou (Skelton) Stack. She is the cherished grandmother of Bryan E. Stack of Birmingham, AL & Kimberly Beaupre & her husband Bryan of Derry, NH and the late Richard Fagone. She is the adored great grandmother of: Sarah E. & Victoria G Stack of Birmingham, AL & Brennah, Kyle & Braden Beaupre of Derry, NH. She is the beloved sister of: Rudolph”Duke” Turino of Wollaston and the late: Carmela Rizzo, Leonaora Gallo, Lucy Campbell, Joseph Turino, Anthony Turino, Geatano Turino & Roger Turino. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

 

 

Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Mass

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 12 Noon in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Entombment

Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden.

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

8
Dec

Andrew J. “Skip” D’Eramo, Sr.

Andrew J. "Skip" D'Eramo, Jr.

Andrew J. “Skip” D’Eramo, Sr.

D’Eramo, Andrew J, Sr. “Skip” at 78 years, on Dec. 8th, unexpectedly of Revere. Devoted &loving husband of 54 years to the late Patricia D. (Morris) D’Eramo. Beloved father of Andrew J. D’Eramo, Jr. & his wife Lynne M. of Lewiston, ME, Tammi Jo Hill & her husband Thomas L. Hill, Jr., James R. D’Eramo & his wife Barbara A. & Tonia L. D’Eramo all of Revere. Cherished grandfather of Alexandra D’Eramo & her companion Mitchell DeBose, Samanatha D’Eramo & her fiancé Matthew Manson & Kristen D’Eramo all of Lewiston, ME, Jessica Little & her husband Jason of OH, Thomas L. Hill, III & his wife Sabrina, & Jason Hill all of Revere, Katelyn Campbell & her husband Christopher of Burlington, MA , Christopher D’Eramo & John D’Eramo both of Revere. Adored great grandfather of Juliana “The Jules” Little of OH. He is the devoted brother of William D’Eramo of FL & Janet Bozek of Danvers, & the Late Richard D’Eramo & Blanche Gibson. Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, December 11th from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Vertruccio & Smith Home for Funerals 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Parking is avail. in the lot left of funeral home. A funeral will be conducted in the Funeral Home on Friday, December 12th at 11:45 a.m. followed by Funeral Service at 12 noon in the Funeral Home. Mr. D’Eramo was a C.P.A. and operated Business & Tax Services. Past Alumnus of Suffolk University School of Business, 46 Year Member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers: Remembrances may be made to My Brothers Table, 98 Willows St. Lynn, MA 01901 or mybrotherstable.org.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 12 Noon in the Funeral Home.

Interment

Will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers: Remembrances may be made to My Brothers Table, 98 Willows St. Lynn, MA 01901 or mybrotherstable.org. 

5
Dec

Richard A. Recchia

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, December 8th, 2014 from 2 – 4 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Richard A. Recchia, who died following a lengthy illness at his Winthrop residence on Friday, December 5th, at 79 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, December 9th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop, at 10 a.m.  Born & raised in East Boston, he attended East Boston schools & graduated from East Boston High School, Class of 1953.  He was also an alumnus of Bentley College of Accounting.  Briefly, Richard worked for the United States Post Office as a mail carrier, a job he dearly enjoyed.  However, family illness necessitated his assuming the operation of the family business, “Day Square Tailors” at Day Square, East Boston.  Subsequently, for the next 27 years, with his dear parents, they ran & operated the business with Richard at the helm.  His dear Mom, Adeline (Cataldo), died in November of 1978.  His Dad, Vincenzo, “Bruzzi” Recchia, passed in July of 1980.  In the fall of 1982, Richard sold the business.  The business had been fully operational since the early 1930′s.  Richard served with the United States Army National Guard from June of 1960 through June of 1963, as a Specialist 4th Class, during the Viet-Nam Era.  He was a long-time member of the Giuseppe Mazzini Lodge Sons of Italy & was their treasurer for many years, until they disbanded.  He was, until his death, the Treasurer for the International Order of Odd Fellows (the Kearsage Lodge of Swampscott), for the past 15 years.  He is the beloved husband of 46 years to Marie (Mastrangelo) Recchia.  He is the adored & devoted father of: Maria Lucia Recchia & her husband Todd Watts of New Brunswick, Canada, & Vincent M. Recchia & his wife Stephanie of Winthrop.  He is also the proud & cherished grandfather to Lorenzo Michael Recchia.  Richard is also survived by several loving cousins.  Interment will be in the Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118, or to My Brother’s Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, December 8th, 2014 from 2 – 4 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 10 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop.

Interment

Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118, or to My Brother’s Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901.

30
Nov

Malvina C. (Tata) Cafarelli

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Malvina C. (Tata) Cafarelli, who died after a lengthy illness at the home of her daughter in Woodstock, Georgia on Sunday, November 30th, four days shy of her 89th birthday, in the loving company of her family & her God.  Her funeral will follow the visitation, with a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, at 11 a.m.  Born in Auburn, New York, she came here to Revere with her family as a young girl, attended school & was a 1943 alumna of Revere High School.  She worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as a social worker for the Department of Public Welfare in Boston & Revere, retiring in 1988.  She was a former President & member of the Immaculata Guild & long-time member of the Board of Directors of the Revere Public Library.  Her late husband of 63 years, Antonio J. “Tony” Cafarelli, a retired Revere Police Lieutenant, died in August of 2010.  She is the devoted mother of Nicholas L. Cafarelli & his wife Patricia of West Peabody, & Wendy M. Douvros & her husband Vincent M. Douvros of Woodstock, GA.  She is the cherished grandmother to Susan M. Taylor & her husband Matthew of Marshfield, Jeffrey A. Cafarelli & his wife Kristin of Peabody, Matthew E. Cafarelli & his wife Theresa of West Peabody, Danielle M. Cafarelli of North Andover, Vanessa M. Kessinger & husband Matthew of McDonough, GA, & Stephanie J. Montgomery & husband Justin of Canton, GA.  Dear sister of former Revere City Councillor & School Committeeman Patsy W. “Pat” Tata of Revere, Dolores Nicholas & her husband James of Corinth, Texas, & the late: Peter W. Tata, Chester W. Tata, & Madeline Occhipinti.  She is also lovingly survived by 11 great-grandchildren: Geoffrey, Tyler, Bryce, Vincent, Desiree, Mackayla, Amelia-Marie, Blakely-Joe, Wyatt, Charlie-Faye, Grayson, & the late Davin.  Many faithful nieces, nephews, grand-nephews & grand-nieces also survive her.  Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Wellstar Hospice of Tranquility Mountain, 475 Dickerson Ave., N.W. Marietta, GA 30064-1467.

Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Wellstar Hospice of Tranquility Mountain, 475 Dickerson Ave., N.W. Marietta, GA 30064-1467.

27
Nov

Emery L. Lezette

Emery L. Lezette

Emery L. Lezette

Private services were held for Emery L. Lezette, who died on Thanksgiving Evening, November 27th, 2014, at 75 years, at the home of his daughter, Nancy, with whom he made his home in Revere for the past nine years.  Born & raised in Coeymans, New York, he lived there for many years before coming to Revere nine years ago.  He worked as an industrial maintenance worker for the Peerless Window Group, Inc. for several years.  He was forced into early retirement because of subsequent falls he sustained during his work.  He is survived by his best friend & former wife, Connie (Abare) of New York.  He is the beloved & devoted father of Nancy L. Morigerato & her companion, Revere Firefighter Louis J. Iovine, of Revere, Thomas Lezette & wife Terri Lee of California, Terry Ramirez-Lezette & her spouse Darlene of California, Charles V. Lezette & his wife Tracey, Richard F. Lezette, & Michael J. Lezette, all of New York.  He is also the cherished grandfather of Jesse L. Ciulla of Revere, Michael Lezette of New York, Vanessa & Jessica Brown, both of California, also lovingly survive by his two great grand daughters, Jazlyn & Jaden Brown..  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Lung Association of Massachusetts Inc., 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451.

26
Nov

Marsha J. (Seronick) Orlandino

 

Marsha J. Orlandino

Marsha J. Orlandino

Family & friends are invited to attended visiting hours on Tuesday, December 2nd, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Marsha J. (Seronick) Orlandino, who died following a lengthy battle with LUPUS disease on Wednesday, November 26th at Tufts Medical Center of Boston.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, December 3rd at 11 a.m., followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Born in Boston’s Dorchester Section, she attended the Jerimiah A. Burke School & High School, graduating in 1964.  All of her working career , was spent in fashion design, particularly with Gayle Markus Designs of New York, creating leather accessories, i.e., pocket-books, purses ladies & mens’ accessories of clothing.  She loved her work & regaled in her creations. She is the adored & beloved wife of 47 years, to Luis J. Orlandino.She enjoyed traveling extensively with her husband to places around the world.  She is the devoted mother of Randy L. Orlandino & his wife Isabel of Medford.  She is the dear sister of Eileen Seronick of San Jose, CA & the daughter of the late Bernard & Ann (Itzicovitz) Seronick.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, December 2nd from 4 o 8 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 3rd at 11a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Lupus Foundation of New England, 40 Speen Street, Suite 205,  Framingham, MA 01701-1898

23
Nov

Paul A. Vacca

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, December 1st, beginning at 9 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Paul A. Vacca, who died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 23rd at the Whidden Memorial Hospital, Everett.  The funeral service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 11 a.m., followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Born in Boston, he came to live in Revere at 2 years old, he attended Revere Schools and graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1979.  He continued his education at Salem State University & receiving a Bachelors Degree in 1985.  At the time of his death, he was working as an assistant Librarian for Widener Library at Harvard University, a post he held for over 30 years. He is the beloved & devoted son of Gloria M. (Repetto) Vacca & the late Pasquale A.”Pat” Vacca.  He is the dear brother of Susan M. Vacca & her husband Harry G. Orcutt of Greenwood, ME.  He is also lovingly survived by his aunt & Godmother, Rose Vacca of Hyde Park & several other aunts, uncles & cousins.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, December 1st from 9 – 11 a.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, December 1st at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)

21
Nov

Joseph P. Prudente

Joseph P. Prudente

Joseph P. Prudente

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Joseph P. Prudente, who passed following a lengthy illness on Friday, November 21st at Holy Family Hospital of Methuen, at 79 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, November 26th at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston, at 11 a.m.  Born & raised in East Boston, he & his bride of 58 years, Palma C. (Lopez), graduated from East Boston High School, Class of 1954.  They were married in 1956, lived in East Boston until moving to Billerica in 1965 & remained there until moving to Salem, New Hampshire in 2004.  Joseph worked as a Produce Manager for the Johnny Food Mart Corporation for over 29 years.  He then went to the former “Brockelman’s” of Wayland for ten years, retiring at 70 years.  Joseph was the founder & past President of the TCP Foundation of Massachusetts.  The organization will continue to flourish under the administration of his 3 sons.  Besides his beloved wife of 58 years, Palma C. (Lopez), he leaves three devoted sons: Joseph J. Prudente & his wife Kathleen of Worcester, John J. Prudente & his wife Nancy of The Villages, Florida, & David F. Prudente & his wife Suzanne of Acton, MA.  He is the cherished grandfather of: Kevin J. Prudente & his wife Jaime of Bolton, MA, Jillian M. Masters & her husband Nicholas of Pensacola, FL, John J. Prudente, Jr. & his wife Lindsey of Worcester, James M. Prudente & his wife Anya of South Boston, & Isabel E. Prudente of Acton.  Dear brother of Rita Siracuse & her husband Michael of Lynn, Richard Prudente & his wife Dorothy of Reading, Florence Downey & her husband John of Virginia, Geraldine Damiano & her late husband James of Revere, Michael Prudente & his wife Christine of Everett, & the late: Anthony & Albert Prudente, & Lorraine Boutillier.  He is also lovingly survived by his 5 great-grandchildren: Riley, Caroline, Charlotte, Luke, & Victoria.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesay, November 26th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, East Boston.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.