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23
Jun

Barbara P. (Morgan) Rubbico

Rubbico Barbara (3)Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, June 28th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Barbara P. (Morgan) Rubbico, who passed away at her Lynnfield home on Tuesday morning, June 23rd, following a lengthy illness in the presence of her loving family. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, June 29th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Maria Goretti Church, 112 Chestnut St., Lynnfield.

 

 

Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in Revere, graduating from Revere High School, Class of 1951, and continuing onto Katherine Gibbs Secretarial College of Boston, graduating in 1953. In 1954, Barbara married her soul mate, Joseph M. Rubbico, who died in October of 2011. The couple worked as a team to establish a profitable and respected produce market, but also an amazing family of 10 children. In 1955, they established Crystal Fruit in Wakefield, which soon became known as J.J. Fruit. They expanded their business to Lynnfield and Saugus, they were successful in introducing fruit to the Hilltop. They supplied their patented “FruiTree” which was sold to national supermarket chains. While in business for over 50 years, Barbara and Joe worked alongside each other, almost as a unit. The couple were especially generous and active in local organizations, schools, churches and sports teams. Barbara had a magnanimous and exuberant personality, filling the room with her presence, especially when the room was full of family and extended family. She lived for her family and they for her.

 

 

She is the cherished mother of Barbara P. Studdert and her husband Edward, Ellen E. Crawford and her husband Philip B., Chairman of the Lynnfield Board of Selectmen, all of Lynnfield, Joseph M. Rubbico of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Susan M. Castadoro and her husband Edward A., Sherri L. Harvey and her husband Alex J., Patricia R. Torosian and her husband Thomas R. and Marilyn A. Rubbico, all of Lynnfield, James M. Rubbico, John M. Rubbico and his wife Vanessa, all of Las Vegas, NV and the late Joan M. Rubbico. She is the very proud grandmother of Courtney and Edward Studdert, James Crawford and his wife Michelle, Ashley Crawford and her fiancée Philip Anderson, Brittany and Nicole Crawford, Christina Castadoro, Morgan Rubbico, Jackie Harvey and her fiancée Jared Saramago, A.J. Harvey, Michael Harvey, Tucker, Nicholas and Vanessa Rose Torosian, Johnny Rubbico and Victoria Rubbico. She is also survived by many caring nephews, nieces, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Barbara was the last of her siblings, they were; Genevieve O’Brien, Marie Churchill, Regina Kennedy, Eleanor Bruce, Madeline Taggart, Marilyn A. Malatesta, Mildred Curtis, Robert and James Morgan. Barbara’s Dad, James W. Morgan, was one of the pioneers of Revere Beach Boulevard, owning and operating concession stands and amusement rides. She was the daughter of the late Jennie M. (Steele) Morgan and the late James W. Morgan.

Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, June 28th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, June 29th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Maria Goretti Church, 122 Chestnut St., Lynnfield

(Please meet directly at Church)

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Lynnfield Townscape Inc., P.O. Box 172, Lynnfield, MA 01940 or Greater Lynn Senior Services, 8 Silsbee ST. Lynn MA 01901

22
Jun

Katherine G. Hartman

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, June 30th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Hartman KatherineFunerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Katherine G. Hartman, who died following a lengthy illness with Lupus disease on Monday, June 22nd at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her funeral service will follow the visitation at 7:15 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be private.

 

She was a life-long Revere resident graduating from Revere High School in 1984. She continued her education at Bunker Hill Community College, School of Dental Studies and graduated in 1986. Currently, she has been employed as a Dental Assistant at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Dental Department. Kathy has been stoically fighting Lupus Disease for several years.

 

She is the beloved daughter of Helen M. (Saunders) Hartman-Sekenski of Chelsea and the late Richard H. Hartman. She is the cherished mother to Brian S. Hartman and his wife Christina of Revere and the devoted sister of Johnathan A. Hartman and his wife Joyce of Revere and the late Adam B. Hartman. She is the adored aunt of Brettashley Hartman of NH, Nicholas and Samantha Hartman, both of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by her former husband Louis “Butchie” Rossetti of Winthrop and her sister-in-law Lori Hartley of NH.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, June 30th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 30th at 7:15 pm. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Interment will be Private

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

21
Jun

John V. Bruno, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Thursday, June 25th beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for John V. Bruno, who passed away unexpectedly on Father’s Day, June 21st, while Bruno, Johnrecreating at the Twin Rivers Resort in Rhode Island. His funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Interment will be held privately.

 

Born and raised in Somerville, he attended school there and was a student at Bunker Hill Community College, and Valedictorian of his class. He lived in South Boston and Boston’s Back Bay for over 25 years, before moving to Revere in 2001. His entire working career was devoted to the food industry. From proprietorships of restaurants, as well as the actual construction of the buildings and later as a chef and waiter.

 

He is the beloved husband of 39 years to Julia L. “Judy” (Gillespie) Bruno. He is the devoted father of Denise M. Bruno-Matthews of Lexington, Bonnie D. Bruno and her wife Peggy L. Sheets of Nashua, NH, formerly of Somerville, Tanya J. Bruno-Kelly and her husband Joseph G. of South Boston and John V. Bruno, III and his companion Milgros “Millie” Pena. He is also the dear brother of Marion Birch and her husband Victor of Medford, Emily Gmitter and her husband Michael, Michael Bruno and his wife Diane, all of Lynn, Robert Reska and his wife Vivi of Wakefield, Alice Dixon and her husband Robert of Arlington, George Young of Wakefield, Marie Griffin of Medford and the late Lena Phelan and Dennis Bruno. He is also lovingly survived by his 3 grandchildren, Sophia Rose and Olivia Rose Kelly and Justin M. Bruno and his brother in law, David Fleet of Burlington. Many nieces and nephews also survive him.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, June 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, June 25th at 1:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

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

21
Jun

Jeannette “Sister” Federico

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday, June 24th beginning at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Jeannette “Sister” Federico, who died following a brief illness on Monday, March 2nd at the Mesun Hospice, Lawrenceville, GA. The funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m., followed by interment in the family lot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Parking available left of the funeral home.

 

 
“Sister” as she was known, throughout her entire family, was our special angel. All her life, she maintained a child-like innocence. She was the beloved first child to Paul J. & Angelena “Angie” (Loschiuto) Federico, who have passed. She is cherished sister to Joseph P. Federico & his wife Jimmie of Stone Mountain, GA with whom she made her home & the late Paul J. Federico, Jr. & his late wife Rose (Crisafulli) Federico. Many loving nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews also survive. After the deaths of her Mom and Dad, her brothers, Paul and Joseph and their wives, Dolores and Rose cared and protected her gently and lovingly.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, June 24th from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) to 1:30 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 24th at 1:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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

15
Jun

Robert J. Lanza

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, June 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Robert J. Lanza, who died on Monday, June 15th at Union Hospital, Lynn, following a lengthy illness. His Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, June 18th followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
Born in Winthrop, he was a life-long resident of Revere and an alumnus of RHS, Class of 1969. Mr. Lanza enjoyed a 43 year long career with the US Postal Service, as a letter carrier in Revere. He retired in 2012. He was the beloved son of the late Rudolph U. Lanza and Josephine (DiGiulio) Lanza. He does leave behind his faithful and best friend, Nicholas C. Chitopoulos and his family of Medford. Mr. Lanza leaves no immediate survivors.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, June 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, June 18th at 12:00 p.m. Noon in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.

12
Jun

Marie M. DiMonte

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, June 17th beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home DiMonte, Mariefor Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Marie M. DiMonte, who died following a lengthy illness, on Friday, June 12th at the Resident Care Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Framingham. Her funeral service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Services will conclude with interment in St. Michael Cemetery in Boston’s Forest Hills section.
Born and raised in Boston, the family lived in East Boston and then moved to Revere over 65 years ago. Marie was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1954. She attended New England Conservatory of Music, majoring in voice. Marie had a genuine love of opera and the classics. Her voice was indeed, according to family and friends, “most operatic” even in the early days of her career. A long-standing illness came upon her and prevented her from continuing her education and her hopes of an operatic career. However, in spite of her handicap, she continued to sing for her family, friends and neighbors.
She was the beloved daughter of the late Angelo DiMonde (DiMonte) and Rosaria “Rose” (Riccio) DiMonde (DiMonte). She is the dear sister of Jean Barrett of Norwood, Pasquale Dimonte of Seabrook NH, Anna Rotondo of Saugus, Gloria M. Ferullo, Lena M. Spagnolo and Rose Festa, all of Revere, Anthony Dimonte of Chelsea and the late Margaret DiMonte, George DiMonte and Antonetta Lea. She is lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, June 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 17th at 11:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

St. Michael Cemetery, Boston

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-9376 or by visiting www.cancer.org.

11
Jun

Rita C. (DeNunzio) Sweeney

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, June 14th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Sweeney, Rita 2Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Rita C. (DeNunzio) Sweeney, who passed away on Thursday, June 11th at her Revere residence, following a brief illness and in the presence and love of her devoted family. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, June 15th 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.

 

Born and raised in Revere, Rita was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1946. She began a career with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and remained there for over 20 years. Rita was a devotee of the St. Anthony of Padua Parish community and a member of the former Anthonian Club of the parish for several years, serving on many committees. She was also a poll worker in the city for over 20 years. She was an active woman, but always, a dedicated “Mom” and wife to her family.
Rita was the beloved wife to the late John J. Sweeney, who died in April of 1993. She is the devoted mother of Ellen L. Bertino and her late husband Carmen F. of Revere, Kathleen M. Cimino-Fauci and her husband James of Everett, Shelia M. Hosmer and her husband Wallace J. Hosmer of Epping, NH and Scott J. Sweeney and his wife Stephanie of Saugus. She is the dear sister of Joan Patti and her husband Joseph of San Francisco, CA and the late Vincent DeNunzio and Ann Peterson. She is also lovingly survived by 10 grandchildren, her three great-grandsons, Jacob, Ryan and Gianni, her sister-in-law, Jean DeNunzio of Washington and many nieces and nephews. Rita was also a member of the Golden Age Club at the East Boston Social Center at Central Square, East Boston. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, June 14th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, June 15th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-9376 or by visiting www.cancer.org.

7
Jun

Robert W. Parsons

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, June 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Robert W. Parsons, who died on Sunday, June 7th at his Hull residence Parsons, Robert Wfollowing a lengthy illness. His funeral will be held in the funeral home, following the visitation at 7:15 P.M.
A Revere native, he attended Revere schools, Immaculate Conception Grammar School and was a 1950 alumnus of Revere High School. Mr. Parsons worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a stationary engineer for almost 20 years. He was forced to take an early retirement because of a work related accident. In 1965, Robert left Revere and moved to Hull.
He was the beloved husband of the late Rafaella I. “Ella” (Coppola) Parsons who passed in 1990. He is the devoted father to Donna M. Booke and her companion John M. Heckman of Hull. He is the cherished grandfather of Darrin C. Booke and his wife Elizabeth of Palmer, MA and Derek C. Booke and his fiancée Renee Marshall of Albany, NY. He is the dear brother of Walter J. Parsons and his wife Dusty of Easton, MA, Paul D. Parsons and his wife Rosemary of Hull, Joan M. Falco and her husband Salvatore of Rockland, Marilyn A. Parsons of Revere and Rita M. Nazzaro and her husband Steven J. of Peabody. He is also lovingly survived by his great-granddaughter Alexandra Violet Booke and many nieces and nephews. Interment will be held privately. Late US Air Force Korean Conflict Veteran.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, June 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 10th at 7:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-9376 or to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701.

4
Jun

Antoinetta R. “Netta” (Casella) Moschella

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, June 8th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Moschella. AntoinetteHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Antoinetta R. “Netta” (Casella) Moschella, who died following a lengthy illness on Thursday, June 4th at her Revere residence, in the presence and comfort of her devoted family. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, June 9th 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 and raised in Revere, Netta was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1946. A busy mother of three, she was an early member and volunteer for the Revere League for Special Needs. She maintained her support for the League long after the death of her son, Robert S. “Robbie” in 2004. She was a longtime volunteer, member and devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community and a member of their bowling league. She was also a member of the Daughters of Italy.

Netta was, for over 50 years, one of Revere’s Avon Ladies, always accommodating and servicing her clients, personally and gratefully.

She is the beloved wife of 67 years to, Retired Revere Deputy Fire Chief, Angelo S. Moschella. She is the cherished mother of Dr. William A. Moschella, DMD and his wife Eileen of Lynn, Linda Doherty and her husband Russell E. of Revere and the late Robert S. “Robbie” Moschella. She is the devoted grandmother of William A. Moschella, Jr. of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Justin A. Moschella of Tampa, Florida, Keri-Ann Brugge and her husband Matthew, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Brian R. and Jason M. Doherty, both of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by her sister-in-law, Sarah T. Riley of Revere and many nieces and nephews. She was also the dear sister of the late Louis Casella. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, June 8th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, June 9th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Revere League for Special Needs, 200 Winthrop Ave. Revere, MA 02151.

4
Jun

Alan A. Lipson

Private services and entombment at Woodlawn Columbarium in Everett were held for Alan A. Lipson, who died following a brief illness at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home of Chelsea.

Mr. Lipson died on Thursday, June 4th. Born and raised in Boston’s Hyde Park section, the family came to live in Revere over 60 years ago. Mr. Lipson was an outstanding Photographer and worked as a Lead Salesman for Camera’s Inc. of Arlington for over 20 years and later at Ace Photographic Supply of Boston.

 
He was the son the late Louis Lipson and Sara (Bashway) Lipson. He is the beloved husband of 61 years to Carole T. (Schwade). He is the devoted father of Mark L. Lipson and his wife Carol A. of Newbury, MA, Laurie J. Lipson and her companion Thomas Hetherington of Tewksbury and Audrey G. Hudson and her husband Thomas of Saugus. He is the cherished grandfather of J’Aime Scimemi and her husband Joseph of Revere, Talia Bruzzese of Tewksbury and the late Taylor E. Richards. He was also the dear brother of the late Herbert Lipson. Remembrances may be made to The Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, Georgia 30047.

Services

Funeral Services were private

Remembrances may be made to The Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, Georgia 30047.