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30
Nov

James E. Lewis

Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, December 2nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home img_7020for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE for James E. Lewis, who passed following a lengthy illness on Wednesday,  November 30th at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital. His funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Saturday, December 3rd at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. and Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 10:30 am.

Born in Somerville, he was raised and educated in Medford, graduating from Medford High School in 1956. In August of 1961, he entered in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era and was honorably discharged on October 23, 1962 as a PVT, E-2. Mr Lewis began his 25 year career General Electric of Lynn as an Aircraft Parts Inspector. Due to declining health, he was forced to accept a position within the Maintenance Division at G.E. to complete his twenty-five year career.

He is the beloved husband of 44 years Suzanne A. (Mathews) Lewis. They settled in Revere in October of 1973, after their marriage. He is the devoted father of Daniel J. Lewis of Revere & Edward J. Lewis and his wife Daniela of Woburn. He is the cherished grandfather of Erin A.  and Matthew C. Lewis, both of Revere and had the anticipated joy of expecting his third grandchild in January 2017. He is the dear brother of Rose Baiardi and Terry Micelli, both of Marshfield. He is also the loving brother-in-law of Edward J. Mathews of Stoneham, Robert J. Mathews of Gilford, NH & Richard T. Mathews of Lynnfield. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


 Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, December 2nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, December 3rd at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

28
Nov

Robert E. “Bob” Caponigro

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday December 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, caponigro-robertHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE for Robert E. Caponigro, who died unexpectedly on Monday evening, November 28th at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St. REVERE at 11:00 a.m.

Born in Winthrop, he attended Winthrop schools and was a 1968 alumnus of Winthrop High School. “Bob” spent almost 30 years with”Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture Showcase of Saugus” as a salesman & popular personality. In the 1970’s during the Vietnam Era, “Bob” served in the Army National Guard.

He was the son of the late George & Sabatina”Sally” (Rella) Caponigro. He is the cherished brother of George Caponigro Jr. & his wife, Julie of Canton, Georgia & the late Richard J. Caponigro. He is the beloved nephew of Ann M. Gallucci & her late husband, Victor of Derry, N.H., Sabino Rella & his wife Judith of San Diego, Calif. & Louis Rella of Winthrop. He is the devoted uncle to Ann Marie Tinkham & her husband, Gerald A. of Salisbury, Ma., James J.Caponigro of Newburyport, R. Michael Caponigro & his wife, Danielle of Newburyport, Christine Cantrell & her husband, Jeff of Canton, Georgia, Sarah Williams of Woodstock, Georgia, Nicholas, Alexander & Gregory Caponigro, all of Amesbury, Ma. He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law, Kathleen M. Wise of Salisbury, Ma. & many faithful grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Interment will be in the family lot at Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop (the Old Cemetery).


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, December 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701

21
Nov

Francis W. “Franny” Hyland, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, November 25th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, hyland-francisHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Francis W. Hyland, Jr., who passed unexpectedly on Monday evening, November 21st at the Tufts’ Medical Center of Boston. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, November 26th at 9:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St. , REVERE at 10:00 a.m.

Raised in Winthrop, he attended school there & was a 1963 alumnus of Winthrop High School. He continued his education at Newbury College & was awarded an Associate’s degree in Business Management. “Franny” as he was affectionately known, enlisted with the U.S. Navy in September of 1965 & served until August of 1971 as an Electrician’s Mate 1st Class. For over 20 years, he had a working career as a Master Electrician with the former “General Ship” in East Boston. He later became involved with Revere City Government & served for over 15 years as a Health Inspector for the City of Revere. After retiring from Revere City Hall, he worked as a dispatcher for Complete Cleaning of Lynn, for about five years. He lived in Revere for about 42 years, before moving to Lynn 3 years ago. He was a long-time member of St. Anthony of Padua Parish of Revere & a member of their Holy Name Society.

He is the beloved husband of 44 years to Diane G. (Ysusi) Hyland. He is the cherished father of Kimberly L. Perry & her husband, Vance Perry of Marblehead & Miss Kelli A. Hyland & her companion, Bill Adams of Lynn. He was the dear brother of the late, Suzanne McCarthy. He is also lovingly survived by his brother-in-law, Ed McCarthy & his family of Billerica. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, November 25th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 26th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, rememberances may be made to the Bridgewell Inc., 471 Broadway, Lynnfield, MA 01940

20
Nov

Arthur E. Weaver, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, December 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere, for Arthur E. Weaver, Sr., who died following a long illness on Sunday, November 20th at the Continuing  Care Unit at Brooksby Village, Peabody. Mr. Weaver’s funeral service will follow the visitation at 11:15 a.m., in the funeral home with the Rev. Nicholas G. Granitsas, Pastor of the First Congregational Church of Revere officiating.

Mr. Weaver was born & raised in Revere, attending Revere schools & was a 1947 alumnus of Revere High School. He entered the U.S. Army in March of 1951 during the Korean Conflict & served until December 1952 as a Sergeant. His working career was with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as a Master Mechanic. He traveled throughout the state as a Lead Mechanic & Shop Supervisor repairing the “big” trucks used in special construction projects. He retired with more than 30 years of service. He was also a long-time member & officer of the “Cy Tenney” Club of Peabody, for many years. He spent most of his life in Revere (Point of Pines Section) before moving to Brooksby Village with his wife Alice E. (Twomey) Weaver in 2005. Mrs. Weaver passed on March 19, 2014.

He is the devoted father of Arthur E. Weaver Jr.& his wife, Donna of Oviedo, Florida & David M. Weaver of Tewksbury. He is the cherished grandfather of Andrew E. Weaver of Oveido, FL., David M.”D.J.” Weaver Jr. of Tewksbury & Jessica N. Weaver of Wilmington. He was the brother of the late, Claire A. “Sis” Smith, Mildred Covitz & Ernest M. Weaver, Jr. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews, who were most faithful to “Uncle Arthur”. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery ,Everett.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, December 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, December 1st at 11:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Brooksby Village Scholars Fund, 200 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody, MA 01960

19
Nov

Helen V. (Faldetta) Carino

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, November 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for carino-helenFunerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for Helen V. (Faldetta) Carino, who passed in the presence of her God & her family, at her home, following a lengthy illness on Saturday, November 19th. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, November 23rd at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St.Anthony of Padua Church, 46 Oakes St., EVERETT at 10:00 a.m.

Born in Fall River, Mrs. Carino came to live in East Boston as a little girl & would remain there, until moving to Everett in 1987. She was an honor-roll student for all of her elementary & high school education. She was a 1937 alumna of East Boston High School. After the untimely & traumatic death of her beloved husband, Walter L.Carino on April 9, 1957, Helen was faced with the sole responsibility of raising her two very young children. A strong-willed and courageous woman, she was stately attractive & fiercly intelligent. She entered the workfoce in 1959 and began the climb in the total male populated U.S. Postal Service at the South Postal Annex, Boston. Helen persevered among many obstacles studying, taking exams, and always maintaining a positive demeanor. Her pioneering stance took hold and she rose in position, until the pinnacle was hers. She was the only female supervisor in Area Logisitics until that time. She retired in 1986 after almost 30 (thirty) years of service. Helen was a member of the Everett Garden Club & Everett Senior Arts & Crafts Association.

She is the cherished mother of Walter L. Carino, Jr. & his wife Dr. Dorothy A. Carino, PhD., LCMHC,PLLC of Brookline, N.H. & Debra A. Walker & her husband, George F. Walker of Everett. She is the adored grandmother to Tara E. DiFelice & her husband, Steven of West Peabody. Also lovingly survived by her great-grandaughter Lauren M.DiFelice and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. She is the last of her family & the endeared sister to the late John & Frank Faldetta, Mary DiMaio & Emily Sullivan. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, November 23rd at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 46 Oakes St., Everett

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association /American Stroke Association., P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005

10
Nov

Antoinette (DeFusco) Barker

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, November 17th beginning at 9:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home barker-antoinettefor Funerals, 773 Broadway Revere for Antoinette (DeFusco) Barker who passed on Thursday, November 10th, following a lengthy illness at the West Revere Health Center. Her funeral will follow the visitation with a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 11:00 a.m.

Mrs. Barker was born & raised in Lawrence, Mass & spent most of her life there, before moving to her daughter’s Revere home, eight years ago. A seamstress by profession, she worked for over forty years with the Greico Brothers Garment Inc. of Lawrence. A true member of the “greatest generation”, she maintained a superb work ethic.

She is the wife of the late Samuel Barker. Devoted mother of Kathleen Tridenti & her late husband Frank of Revere, formerly of Lawrence. Cherished Grandmother of Eric L. Tridenti of Revere & Danielle M. Tridenti of St. Louis, Missouri. Dear sister of the late Phyllis Marino. Also lovingly survived by her niece, Marion Rivers & her husband William of Reston, VA.  Interment will follow the funeral mass at St. Anthony’s Maronite Cemetery of Lawrence.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, November 17th beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, November 17th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

St. Anthony’s Maronite Cemetery, Lawrence

10
Nov

Anthony C. Moschella

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, November 15th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte 107) REVERE for Anthony C. Moschella, a retired Chelsea Firefighter. Mr. Moschella died on moschella-anthonyThursday, November 10th, following a long illness at the Kaplan Family Hospice House of Danvers. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, November 16th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St.,REVERE at 11 :00 a.m.

Born in Everett, he was raised in the Revere St. section of Revere. Mr. Moschella remained in Revere until moving to Everett in 1984. He entered the U.S. Army, during the Korean Conflict, serving from January of 1953 – 0ctober of 1954 as Private First Class. He joined the Chelsea Fire Department after his service time & remained with the Department for over 20 years.

He is the beloved husband of 40 years to Theresa M.(Doherty) Moschella & the devoted father to Anthony C. Moschella Jr. & his wife Suzanne of Estero, Florida, Susan O’Neil & her husband, John of Stoneham & Michael Moschella & his wife Cheryl of Burlington. He is the dear brother of Ret. Revere Firefighter, Peter Salvetti & his wife, Louise of Revere, Americo “Rico” Moschella & his wife Susan of Naples, Florida & the late Susan Franzosa. He is also lovingly survived by six grandchildren, his brother-in-law, Domenic Franzosa of Everett, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. “Tony” was a life-member of the Leon Mottollo V.F.W. Post Of Revere, for many years, as well as a long-time devotee of St. Anthony of Padua Parish of Revere. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, November 16th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062.

9
Nov

Eric B. Martiniello

Eric B. Martiniello, of Lynn, passed away on November 9th at the age of 45 at South Shore Hospital following cardiac arrest while at work. martiniello-eric2He was the beloved son of Orazio “Roy” and Cynthia (Baker) Martiniello. Born and raised in Lynn, Eric was a graduate of Bishop Fenwick High School, University of Massachusetts- Amherst and University of Maryland University College, graduating with a Master’s Degree in software engineering. He worked as a business systems analyst/engineer at Cotiviti in Braintree. Eric was a sports enthusiast, especially devoted to the Boston Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins and Pro Soccer. He thoroughly enjoyed diverse types of music. In addition to his parents, Eric is survived with many loving uncles, aunts and cousins.

 

 

 


Services

Funeral Services were Private

Donations in Eric’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005

 

8
Nov

Lucy M. (Reppucci) Salemme

A well-attended funeral mass was celebrated on Saturday, Nov.12th in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere for Lucy M.(Reppucci) salemme-lucySalemme, who passed rather unexpectedly on Tuesday Nov.8th in the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Her time of death, was just 5 minutes shy of her 94th birthday observance.

Born & raised in East Boston, she was a 1940 alumna of East Boston High School. As a young woman, she entered the work force at the FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF BOSTON, for nearly ten (10) years as office manager. Later, after her children, were settled and married, she went to work, along with three of her sisters, at the former LIBERTY MARKET CORP. OF EAST BOSTON. Lucy was the supervisor of the “Food Court” at Liberty for over twenty (20) years. Always known to be “busy”, Lucy joined hands with her only daughter, Evelyn, when she opened her business, “RECEIVABLES MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES” & took the role as Personal Secretary & Office Manager. She remained most active, till very recently at 93 years, young. A bit of a “fashionista”, she retained her interest in her appearance and style. Her family will certainly, experience the loss, however, the memories and “excitement” of her life will do much to ease their pain.

Lucy was widowed in May of 1988, when her beloved husband, Ralph A. Salemme, passed. She is the cherished Mother to: Evelyn A. Lumino & her late husband, Joseph R. of West Peabody & Genard “Jerry” Salemme, Senior Aid to Senator Edward Markey, and Jerry’s wife, Rachel Welch of Arlington, Virginia. She is the adoring Grandmother to Christopher G. Salemme, Nicole M. Kahle & her husband, J. Ryan “Michael A. & Matthew A. Salemme, all of Arlington, VA. She is also lovingly survived by her great-grand-daughter, Samantha Grace, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. She is the dear sister to the late, Ann Giglio, Eleanor Santoro, Carmella M. Elliott, Anthony A.”Tom” Repucci, John Repucci, Joseph & Evelvn “Reppucci. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Lucy was a
long-time devotee and daily communicant at ICC for many years.


Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, November 12th beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 12th at 12:00 p.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

Donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Parish Restoration Fund, 22 Lowe St. Revere, MA 02151

7
Nov

Howland F. Averill, Jr.

Funeral services were held privately last week for Howland Franklin Averill, Jr., formerly of Revere, who died at the Bedford VA Hospital, Bedford- Edith M. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital on Monday Nov. 7th following a long-illness.

Born & raised in Revere, Mr. Averill, was a 1958 alumnus of Revere High School. In Oct.1958 he entered the US ARMY, serving until
June of 1961, as an Airman-2nd class. His working career includes a five year term at the Watertown Arsenal and later, a ten year service with the U.S. Postal Service at the South Station Annex as a mail-handler. In 2002, “Howie” and his Mother, Rita, moved to Quincy’s Marina Bay. For the past eight & half years, he has been a patient at V.A. Hospital in Bedford, he received the optimum of care & extraordinary attention. For this, the family is most grateful and comforted.

 

“Howie” was the beloved son of, the late Howland F.Averill Sr. & the late Rita C. (Gover) Averill. He is the cherished brother to Dale S. Averill of Middleton, Diane M. Fisher-Gianatassio & her husband, Matthew Gianatassio of North Quincy, John F. Averill & his
wife, Lisa J. of Dallas, Texas. He is the Dear uncle to Robert A. Fisher & his wife, Jaime of Newburyport, Dr. Lauren D. Fisher & her wife, Lourdes Fisher of Brooklyn, NY., Stephen P. Averill of Peabody, Kristin L. Averill of Middleton, John T. Averill,Jr .& Alexander C. Averill both of Dallas, TX. He is also lovingly survived by 5 grand-nieces, Samantha, Shelby, Madylan, Maddison, Lia & 2 grand-nephews, Rowan, & Blake. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

 


Services

Funeral Services were Private

Remembrances may be made to the New England Center & Home for Veterans, P.O. Box 845257, Boston, MA, 02284-5257 or by visiting www.nechv.org.