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1
Mar

Anna (Scrima) Grasso

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, March 4th from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home AnnaGrassofor Funerals 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Anna (Scrima) Grasso who died on Sunday, March 1st at the Aviv Centers for the Living in Peabody following a lengthy illness at 85 years. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, March 5th at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at 10 a.m., in St. Anthony of Padua Church 250 Revere St. Revere.

Born & raised in Ariano Irpino , Italy. She married in Italy to Ferdinand P. Grasso in 1953, shortly after in the same year, the couple journeyed to America. She & her husband settled in East Boston and began to start their family. In 1971, Anna & her family moved to Revere and continued to raise their 5 daughters. Anna took great pride in caring for her home and taking care of her family. She was an extraordinary cook & she did it all with love. In later years, she was blessed with grandchildren and great grandchildren ,she enjoyed caring & loving them. It was also known that Anna enjoyed playing Bingo & visiting the casino’s for fun, but her favorite place was being surrounded with her family. She is the devoted wife of Ferdinand P. Grasso of whom she shared 61 years of marriage. She is the loving mother of Mary Anne Fiore & her husband William J. of Topsfield, Linda M. DeGuglielmo & her husband Carmine of Lynn, Diane R. Januario & her husband John B. of Lynn, Denise A. Burch & her husband Edward of Tewksbury & Lisa J. Rizzo & her husband Paul of Revere. She is the beloved sister of the late Geruzzo Scrima, Marie Giardino, Antonio Scrima & Pasquale Scrima. She is the cherished & adored grandmother of 11 & great grandmother of 10. Also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, March 4th from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, March 5th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery,  Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: MA Lions Eye Research Fund, P.O. Box 6050, New Bedford, MA 02742 Or Alzheimers Assocaition MA & NH Chapter 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472.

27
Feb

Margaret J. (Donovan) Nolan

Margaret NolanFamily & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Tuesday, March 3rd, from 9 – 10 a.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107). A funeral mass will follow the visitation at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere.

 

Margaret was born & raised in Revere, she is an alumna of Revere High School Class of 1943. After High School she worked at Forbes Lithograph of Lynn, where she met her husband. The couple was married in 1953 and remained in Revere. Margaret was a proud member of the Catholic Daughters of America. She is the beloved wife of the late Franklin J. “Al” Nolan. She is the loving sister of the late John J. Donovan, Jr., Frances Pesce & her late husband Ret. RFD Lt. Anthony, V. Pesce, Sr., Mary Arsenault, Catherine Halpin, & Anna Boudreau. She is the cherished aunt of Anthony V. Pesce, Jr. & his wife Sandra of Lynnfield, Richard Pesce & his wife Sheryl of PA & Janice T. DeSimone & her husband Stephen r. of Revere. Also lovingly survived by several grandnieces & grandnephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, March 3rd from 9 to 10 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, March 3rd at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery. Everett

24
Feb

Robert M. “Bob” Macero

Macero.Robert.pic_copyFamily and friends will gather at the Vertuccio & Smith Funeral Home, 773 Broadway, Revere, on Saturday, February 28th at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Visiting hours will be held at the Vertuccio & Smith Funeral Home on Friday, February 27th from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

 

Robert M. Macero, “Bob”, age 80, of Saugus, died peacefully at home with his loving family at his side on February 24, 2015.

Bob was born on September 26, 1934 in Chelsea, MA; he was the dear son of the late Antonio and Anna (Capadano) Macero. Bob was raised in the brick bottom section of Somerville on Joy Street and part of the “Joy Street Gang” who all remained close friends throughout their lifetime. Bob was educated in Somerville and was a graduate of Somerville High School. Bob went on to further his education at Boston University.

Prior to retiring, Bob worked as an Insurance Marketing Representative for the Commercial Union Insurance Company for many years. Bob had a great work ethic and a wonderful personality; these were traits that helped Bob become such a success in his field.

Family was always first and foremost to Bob; he was the very devoted father and a wonderful grandfather. Bob was always very supportive of children and whatever they were involved in; school events, sporting events, little league, or acting classes, Bob was always there coaching or cheering them on. Bob always beamed with pride when he spoke of his family and their many accomplishments.

Bob was very active in his community, for many years he coached Saugus American Little League and served as Secretary for 13 years, Bob was also the Past President of the Saugus Band Parents Association and spent many years fund raising for the Band.

Bob was very passionate about his role in the Saugus Lions Club where he worked tirelessly and spent countless hours volunteering at their many fund raisers and candy drives. Bob served as President of the Lions Club in 1995-1996, a position he took very seriously; Bob was always giving of his time and talents to the club and its members. Bob’s efforts did not go unnoticed and he was honored with the Melvin Jones Fellow Award which is the highest award one can receive from the club.

Bob let his creative side come to light when he served as Past President and Vice President of the Peninsula Players Community Theatre Group in Nahant. Bob was not only a talented actor but a producer as well; Bob was very proud of the many wonderful performances that were put on by the Theatre Group and everyone always had a great time together.

Bob loved to travel; he visited ports of call all over the world especially following his retirement. Bob went on many wonderful trips with his family and friends throughout the years; these were memorable experiences that will be cherished for years to come.

Bob will be fondly remembered as a “great guy”, he was kind, caring, and always willing to do for others. Bob’s unconditional love for his family and friends was always evident in whatever he did; their happiness was very important to him. Bob will also be remembered for his endearing personality, quick wit, and warm smile; he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Bob was the devoted father of Michael F. Macero & his wife Judy of Chelsea, John J. Macero & his wife Trudy of Winthrop, Chief Petty Officer Robert L. Macero & his wife Linda of Grapeview, WA, and Angela D. Carpenter of St. Petersburg, FL, beloved companion of Yolanda Giannone of Saugus, loving “Grandpa” of Joseph Macero, Melissa Macero, Jaime Montesano, Michael Montesano, Alixandra Macero, Robert Macero II, Eugene Macero, Adrienne Vetters, Cheyenne Carla, Pamela King, and the late Taynna Melendez, “Great-Grandpa” of Andersen and Lillian Carla, Piper King, Riley and Bryan Vetters. Cherished son of the late Antonio and Anna (Capadano) Macero, dear brother of Daniel Macero of Walpole, the late Cosmo, Salvatore, Anthony, and Nancy Macero. Bob is also survived by many nieces, nephews, friends, and a large and loving extended family.

 

 

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, February 27th, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, February 28th at 10:30 a.m. Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St, Saugus

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

 

In lieu of flowers donations in Robert’s memory may be made to the Saugus Lions Club, P. O. Box 1121, Saugus, MA 01906.

 

24
Feb

Nancy A. (Nichinello) Worcester

Worcester, NancyFamily & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, February 26th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Nancy A. (Nichinello) Worcester who died on Tuesday, February 24th at the Winchester Hospital. A funeral will be conducted in the funeral home at 11:00 a.m.

Nancy was born in Boston on March 16, 1934, raised and lived in Revere the majority of her life. She worked for the Catholic Charities for over 15 years assisting teachers and elementary students in the Malden School systems.

She is the wife the late George F. Worcester Jr., loving mother of Janice Worcester and her companion Mark Menard of Peabody and Brian Worcester and his wife Joann of Revere. Grandmother of Brian G, Jennelle, Jennifer, Anthony and Jenna Worcester. Beloved sister of Marion Sessa of Middleton and Dorothy Fraser of Peabody. Lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Make A Wish Foundation of MA, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2031.

 

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, February 26th  at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)

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

 

24
Feb

Edward E. Manganiello

Edward E. Manganiello

Edward E. Manganiello

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, March 1st, from 2 to 6 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Edward E. Manganiello who died on Tuesday, February 24th at the Leonard Florence Center for the Living in Chelsea, following a brief illness. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, March 2nd at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church 250 Revere St. Revere. Ed was born & raised in Revere. He was educated in Revere Public Schools and is an alumnus of Revere High School Class of 1949. It is well known that Ed as a tremendous athlete in high school and was a key member of the football team. After graduation, He attended Boston University for one year, then was recruited by Brandeis University to play football. Ed excelled on the field and became the Captain of the Brandeis Football Team. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Brandeis. Ed was also scouted by the San Francisco Forty Niners due to his talents. In later years he was inducted into Brandeis University Hall of Fame. He continued on to earn a Master’s Degree from Boston University. Ed felt strongly about education and pursued his career as a teacher. In 1957 Ed was married to his lovely wife Joan Fox. The couple remained in Revere, where they raised their two daughters, Nancy & Mia. He became the Principal of Revere High School in 1981. He is the devoted husband of the late Joan (Fox) Manganielo. He is the loving & cherished father of Nancy L. Manganiello & Mia G. Manganiello & her partner Robert Mullins, Jr. all of Swampscott. He is the beloved nephew of Rosemarie DiFabio & Basil Bova both of Revere & dear cousin of Thomas Russo & his wife Terry of Ipswich. Interment will be held Privately. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America 292 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor New York, NY 10017. For more information visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com

Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, March 1st from 2 to 6 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, March 2nd at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church (250 Revere St. Revere)

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America 292 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor New York, NY 10017.

23
Feb

Marchelle “Mickey” (Palmisano) Cunningham

Cunningham, MachelleFamily & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, February 26th, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Marchelle “Mickey” (Palmisano) Cunningham who died on Sunday, February 22nd with her loving family by her side, after a valiant 3 year battle with cancer. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, February 27th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere. Born & raised in East Boston’s Jeffries Point Section, she was educated in Boston public Schools and was an alumna of East Boston High School Class of 1971. She later went onto attend Northeastern University. On April 8th 1972 Mickey married Howard Cunningham. The couple resided in East Boston and began their family, raising three daughters. Mickey worked as a Secretarial Clerk for the New England Teamsters Pension Fund for 25 years. Mickey was a dedicated wife and mother, there was nothing more important to her than her family. She was blessed with 3 grandchildren whom she treasured. One of her happiest moments in her life was getting to enjoy the pleasure of having her entire family with her at Disney World. Although her illness made it difficult on her, it never penetrated her will to live or love, she demonstrated tremendous strength & determination to battle through each day. She is the beloved daughter of the late Jenny “Tootsie” (Sorrentino) Palmisano. The devoted wife of Howard L. Cunningham of whom she shared 42 years of marriage. She is the loving mother of Melissa Cunningham, Jennie J. “J.J.” Durbano – Cataldo & her husband Alex, & Melanie H. Cunningham. She is the adored grandmother of Domenick A. D’Urbano, Aaron M. Souza, Jr. & Denyella M. D’Urbano all of Revere. She is the cherished sister of Donna E. Conroy & her husband Patrick of Braintree & Robert B. Palmisano & his wife Margaret of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews & cousins. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Remembrances may be made to the National Kidney Cancer Association P.O. Box 803338 #38269, Chicago, IL 60680-3338.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 26th, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, February 26th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery (Malden)

Remembrances may be made to the National Kidney Cancer Association P.O. Box 803338 #38269, Chicago, IL 60680-3338.

 

21
Feb

Salvatore L. “Larry” Micciullo

micciello salFamily & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Saturday, March 7th from 12 – 2 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Salvatore L. Micciullo who died on Saturday, February 21st at the Easpointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Chelsea. He was 92 years old. A funeral service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 2 p.m.. Larry was born & raised in Revere, He was educated in Revere public schools. In November of 1942,He enlisted in the United States Army. He proudly served his country for 4 years during the 2nd World War. He most proud of being a WWII Veteran. When he returned home from his service, Sal knew his passion, it was cooking. He began a very long career in the Restaurant industry. He had worked all over the City of Boston and at some of the most prestigious restaurants and premier hotels. Larry found more than a job when he began working Jay’s Luncheonette in Boston’s Historical “Old Scolly Square”, he became part of a family. He worked there as a chef for many many years, and would continue to work for & with the Salamone Family. He affectionately became known as “Uncle Larry”. Larry loved meeting knew people. He is the devoted son of the late Sebastian & Mary (Milano) Micciullo. He is the brother of Carmen Micciulla of Revere & the late Lucille Gulla & Louis Micciullo. He is the loved & adored uncle of many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. He is the very special & dear friend of Nora Salamone of Revere &her husband the late Salvatore Salamone. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: The Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-3495.

Services

Memorial Visitation

Saturday, March 7th from 12 – 2 p.m.

Memorial Service

Immediately following the visitation in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

 Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: The Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-3495.

20
Feb

Mary J. (Bellofatto) Stavropoulos

A private funeral service was held on Tuesday, February 24rd, in Woodlawn Cemetery Community Mausoleum, Sheffield Building, for Mary J. (Bellofatto) Stavropoulos who died on Friday February 20th, 2015 at Annemark Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Revere. Born in Boston’s North End. The family later moved to Everett. Mary was raised and educated in Everett. Mary got married later in life, to Paul Stavropoulos. The couple moved to New York City. She and her husband resided there for many years. Mary had worked in Fashion and enjoyed her time living in New York. Mary & her husband returned back to Boston area, to be closer to her family about 15 years ago. Mary was an active volunteer for several churches & especially dedicated to helping the homeless while in New York. She is the devoted wife of the late Paul Stavropoulos, of whom she shared 42 years of marriage. She is the beloved sister of the late David Bellofatto, Marie Boccuzzi & Frank P. Bellofatto. She is the cherished aunt of JoAnn M. Alexander of Revere, Phyllis Jones of Virginia Beach, VA, Carol Vatcher of Saugus, David Bellofatto of MA & Marcia Bellofatto of Washington State. Also lovingly survived by several grandnieces, grandnephews & cousins. Entombment in Woodlawn Sheffield Community Mausoleum. Everett. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.

Services

Funeral Services were held Privately

Entombment

Woodlawn Community Mausoleum (Sheffield Bldg.) Everett.

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

17
Feb

Mary R. (Alba) Cardillo

Mary R. Cardillo

Mary R. Cardillo

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, February 21st from 9 to 10:30 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Mary R. (Alba) Cardillo who died on Tuesday at the Melrose – Wakefield Hospital, following a brief illness. A funeral mass will be celebrated following the visitation at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere. Born & raised in Revere, Mary was educated in Revere Schools & was an alumna of RHS Class of 1944. On June 24th, 1951 Mary married her love, John G. Cardillo. The couple made their home in Revere, and began their family. Mary loved her family and being a mother. In later years she was blessed as a grandmother & then a great grandmother. She enjoyed being around her family and enjoying & sharing her love with them. She is the devoted wife of the late John G. Cardillo of whom she shared 60 years of marriage with. She is the loving mother of Paula Cardillo and LuAnn Cardillo, both of Revere. She is cherished grandmother of Kristyn Ann Pardi and her husband, James of Stoneham and Lauren Ann Kulakowski of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by her great granddaughter, Juliana Maria Pardi & her great grandson Justin John Pardi. She is the beloved sister of Eleanor Aiello, Anna McCarthy, Benjamin Alba all of Revere & the late Anthony Alba. Also lovingly survived by several nieces & nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews, & her canine companion “Jack”. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett).In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Make A Wish Foundation of MA & RI, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2031.

Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, February 21st from 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, February 21st at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Revere)

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)

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

12
Feb

Bernard F. “Franny” Boudette

Bernard F. "Franny" Boudette

Bernard F. “Franny” Boudette

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, February 19th from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Bernard F. “Franny” Boudette, who passed away at his home with his family following a long illness. A Funeral Service will take place following the visitation in the funeral home. Born & raised in Revere, Franny was a life long Resident. He attended Immaculate Conception Grammar & High School and was the Class President of the Class of 1941, . After graduation, Franny worked at Forbes Lithograph for a short time. In 1943 he enlisted in the United States Army to serve his country during the 2nd World War. 1946 Franny returned home and enrolled to Franklin Tech, attending a two year program, earning a certificate in Electrical Training. During this time, he was working for Boston Naval Ship Yard. In 1948 Franny would wed his bride, Lillian M. “Chickie” Ginnetti. The couple remained in Revere and started their family together. He later went to work at John Hancock Life Insurance Company as a Mechanical Systems Operator. Franny was known as being a quiet man, but had a very witty sense of humor. He was also a man who loved his family and was extremely humble. He is the devoted husband of Lillian M. “Chickie” (Ginnetti) Boudette of whom he shared 66 years of marriage. He is the loving father of Karen M. Webb & her husband Bill, He is the cherished grandfather of Eric J. Webb & Kristin E. Toledo & her husband Donny & the adored great grandfather of Jordan, Maxwell & Isabella all of Revere. He is the beloved brother of Catherine McCormack of Topsfield & the late C. Robert Boudette, Richard Boudette & Irene Guidara. He is the special brother in law of Mary “Molly” Boudette of Revere & Theresa Boudette of Saugus . Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Late U.S. Army WWII Veteran. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: The Home for Little Wanderers 271 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 19th, From 9 – 11 a.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, February 19th, In the Funeral Home at 11:15 a.m.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: The Home for Little Wanderers 271 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115.