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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.

11
Aug

Mary J. (Fernald) Mello

Mary J. Mello

Mary J. Mello

MELLO, Mary J. (Fernald) In Winthrop, formerly of Revere, August 11, following a lengthy illness at 72 years. Wife of the late Frederick R. Mello Sr. Devoted mother of Frederick R. “Ricky” Mello Jr. of Revere, Eric J. Mello of Wakefield, Tammy Mello-Pontes & husband John of Atkinson, NH & the late Manuel A. Mello. Dear sister of A. Virginia Fernald of Dorchester, Roy Fernald & wife Mary of Avon & the late William Fernald. Cherished grandmother of Tracy, Kristen, Christopher, Danny, Paige, Niko & Matteo & great grandmother to Elyas, Madiha, Ivan, Wesley, Giovanna & the late Sophia. Also lovingly survived by her former daughter in law Linda Mello of Stoneham, her sister in law, Margaret “Peggy” Fernald of FL, many nieces, nephews & cousins. Family & friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Friday, August 15 at 11 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, followed by interment in Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. Visiting hours are Thursday only 4-8 p.m. Parking avail. left of the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the American Lung Assoc ., 480 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham MA 02451.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, August 14th from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, August 15th at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Forest Glade Cemetery (Wakefield)

 In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the American Lung Assoc ., 480 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham MA 02451.

9
Aug

Ann Marie (Gomez) Amaru

 

Ann Marie Amaru

Ann Marie Amaru

AMARU, Ann Marie (Gomez) At 55 years, in Epping & Atkinson, NH, formerly of Everett, following a long battle with metastatic cancer, August 9. Beloved wife of 30 years to Steven Amaru. Beloved mother of Kara Amaru & proud grandmother of Stevie Amaru all of Atkinson, NH. Cherished daughter of Emma (Saponaro) Gomez of Epping, NH & the late Raymond Gomez, Sr. Devoted sister of Raymond Gomez Jr, Bobbie Botticelli, Richard A. Gomez, Regina E. Gomez, all of Reading & William N. Gomez of Epping, NH. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, her mother in law, Esther Amaru of Reading, her sister in law, Mary Kasper of Easthampton, MA, & her brother in law, Walter Amaru of Taunton. Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Thursday, August 14, in Our Lady of Grace Church, Nichols St., (on the Chelsea-Everett line) at 10:30 a.m. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the National Kidney Foundation , 85 Astor Ave., Norwood, MA 02062. She will be remembered as a truly caring, loving & wonderful person.

Services

Visiting hours are respectfully omitted

Funeral Memorial  Mass

Thursday, August 14, in Our Lady of Grace Church, Nichols St., (on the Chelsea-Everett line) at 10:30 a.m.

Interment is Private

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the National Kidney Foundation , 85 Astor Ave., Norwood, MA 02062.

 

9
Aug

Russell A. Carver

Private services & interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, were held for Russell Andrew Carver, who died at the Somerville Hospital, Somerville, on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 following a long illness, at 72 years.  A victim of diabetes mellitus, he was a double-amputee for the past seven years.  He retired from the United States Postal Service in 1999, after 20 years of service at South Postal Annex as a mail clerk.  Born & raised in Somerville, he attended schools there & was a 1959 graduate of Somerville High School.  Russell entered the United States Navy in January of 1961 & served until January of 1965.  He was a veteran of the Viet-Nam era.  He was a member of the VFW Post of Somerville, & a lifelong Somerville resident.  He was the beloved son of the late, Russell F. Carver & Frances A. (Crawford) Carver.  He is survived by his twin sister, Rosalind F. Bossi of Revere, & his brother, Bruce Carver & his wife Cathy of Mystic, Connecticut.  He is also lovingly survived by several nieces & nephews.  Remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

Services & Interment were held privately.

Remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

 

8
Aug

Joseph J. Bowman

 

Joseph J. Bowman, Sr.Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, August 11th from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Retired Revere Fire Captain Joseph J. Bowman, who died on Friday, August 8th at Brightview of Danvers, surrounded by the love & presence of his family.  The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, August 12th 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.  Captain Bowman was born in Chelsea & was raised in Revere.  He was a 1945 alumnus of Immaculate Conception High School, Revere.  Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy & served until July 1946, with the rank of Radar man 3rd Class. He spent over 34 years with the Revere Fire Department, retiring with the rank of Captain.  He was a member of the Retired Revere Firemans Association & a devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish Family. The couple lived in Revere most of their life, until moving to Stoneham in 2000.  “Joe” was a perfected example of a devoted husband & proud father & grandfather.   As a member of the Fire Department, he had rotating shifts, enabling him to serve as a greeter for the former Pike & Vertuccio Funeral Home on Beach St. Typical of so many of his generation, they were & are the essence of “Family provider” . Joe lost the “love of his life” Lorraine M. (Fallon) on May 23rd, 2012, after 61 years of marriage.  He is the cherished father to: Joraine M. Spelman & her husband Philip of Stoneham, Joseph J. Bowman, Jr. & his wife Karen of Brecksville, OH, Lisa M. Carlson & her husband James of Saugus and Christine B. Emond & her husband Douglas of Marblehead.  Joe is also lovingly survived by 9 grandchildren & 3 great grand children and 3 sisters in law, Dorothy Bowman of Melrose, Patricia Colburne & Concetta “Connie” Fallon both of Wakefield.  He was the dear brother of the late David Bowman, Jr.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In Lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Care Dimensions (Hospice of the North Shore) 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, August 11th from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, August 12th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Revere)

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)

In Lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Care Dimensions (Hospice of the North Shore) 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923.

 

2
Aug

Franklin J. “Al” Nolan

 

Franklin J. "Al" Nolan

Franklin J. “Al” Nolan

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, August 7th, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Franklin J. “Al” Nolan, who died on Saturday, August 2nd at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home of Chelsea, following a lengthy illness, at 88 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, August 8th 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 & raised in Chelsea, he came to live in Revere over 60 years ago.  “Al” retired from the United States Postal Service in 1990, as a Mail Carrier in Medford.  He was a member of the Retired Postal Workers Union.  He was a graduate of St. Rose Catholic High School of Chelsea in 1944.  Immediately following graduation, he entered the United States Navy in June of 1944 & served as a Radioman 3rd Class until June of 1946.  He is a World War II veteran.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Margaret J. (Donovan) Nolan.  He is the dear brother of Robert Nolan of Kansas City, Missouri, & the late: John W. Nolan, Joseph R. “Ritchie” Nolan, Claire F. Nolan, & Eleanor Baczewski.  He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law, Mary K. “Kay” Nolan of South Weymouth, his brother-in-law, Retired Revere Fire Lieutenant Anthony V. Pesce, Sr. of Revere, & many dedicated & faithful nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.