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31
Mar

Joseph J. DellaPorta

At 93 years, in Swampscott, formerly of Revere, March 31st, following a lengthy illness. Adored husband of 73 years to Gladys A. (Capone) DellaPorta. Cherished father of Douglas J. DellaPorta of Revere & the late Stephen J. DellaPorta. Dear brother to the late Julia L. Fraga & her late husband George “Buddy” Fraga & the late Annette DeCotis & her late husband James DeCotis. Devoted grandfather to Douglas J. DellaPorta, II of Swampscott & Nicole S. DellaPorta of East Boston. Special uncle to Gloria A.(DellaPorta) Mogavero & her husband Robert & their children; Max R. Mogavero & Madeline G. Mogavero, all of Georgetown & several other nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Funeral Services & interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett will be held privately due to the on-going mandate & regulations regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) issued by the Comm. of MA & the Boston Archdiocese.

Joseph was the president & founder of the Lynnway Marina of Lynn for over 50 years. Navy Veteran of WWII & member of the Leon J. Mottollo V.F.W. Post 4524 of Revere.


Funeral Services will be held Privately.

Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.


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31
Mar

James W. Hickey, III

At 62 years, in Revere, March 31st, unexpectedly, following a lenthy illness. Beloved son of the late James W. Hickey, Jr. & Louise M. (Cardillo) Hickey-Dorr. Devoted brother of John H. Hickey & his wife, Marie of Little Elm, TX, formerly of Revere & Somerville & Gary R. Hickey of Wakefield. Dear uncle of Amanda, Ian & Olivia Hickey, all of Wakefield & Claire Hickey of Boston & the late Christopher Kennedy. Also lovingly survived by his grandnephew, Miles G. Kennedy & his grandniece, Valentina S. Kennedy, both of Nahant.

Services & interment were held privately due to the on-going mandate & regulations issued by the Comm. of MA & the Boston Archdiocese regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Former member of 27th Lancers-Drum & Bugle Corps. of Revere & a most proud member of the “Friends of Bill W.” Jimmy was a former employee of Copy Cat, Garber Travel & Boston Coach.


Funeral Services and Interment were Private.

Remembrances may be made to the “Friends of Bill W.”, 12 Channel St., Suite 604, Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park, Boston, MA 02210.


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30
Mar

Joseph A. “Red” Terenzio

In Revere, at 96 years, following a brief illness, March 30th. Beloved husband of 70 years to Delma A. (Signore) Terenzio. Devoted father to Faith A. Caporiccio & husband James of Wareham & Brenda A. D’Errico & husband James J. of Revere. Cherished grandfather to Diandra D’Errico of Revere, Jenna Fascoldi & husband Eric of Wareham, Marc Caporiccio of NH & the late Michael A. Caporiccio. Dear brother of the late Phyllis A. Capuano, Ralph & Domenic Terenzio, Mary Siciliano, Concetta “Connie” Messina, Antoinetta Horton & Rose Sunderland. Also lovingly survived by 2 great grandchildren, Maria & Isabella & many respected nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Funeral services & entombment at Woodlawn Community Mausoleum were held privately due to the on-going pandemic mandates & regulations issued by the Comm. of MA & the Archdiocese of Boston. A memorial mass & “Celebration of Life” will be posted on social media.

“Red” was a decorated Army Veteran of WWII & the recipient of the purple heart & silver star. He sustained 3 separate injuries in the Solomon Islands at Luzon, Philippines. “Red” has been mentioned, along with hundreds of other WWII Veterans in the published book “The Rifle” by Andrew Biggio, debuting in June 2020.


Immediate Funeral Services will be held privately. Future services will be announced at a later date.

Remembrances may be made to the Patient Activities Fund at Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150.


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29
Mar

Thomas John Sena, Sr.

At 65 years, in Revere, March 29th, following a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of 41 years to Denise E. (Strianese) Sena. Devoted son of Dorothy F. (Bradley) Sena of Revere & the late Angelo Sena, Jr. Cherished father of Alison J. Scali & husband Joseph of Peabody, Jennifer J. Sena of Brockton & Thomas J. Sena, Jr. of Revere. Adored grandfather to Joshua T. Scali, Jordan P. Fitzpatrick & Travis Fitzpatrick, both of Brockton. Dear brother of Pamela Clapp & husband Robert & special uncle to Meaghan & Kelly Clapp, all of Ft. Myers, FL. Also lovingly survived by many faithful cousins.

Funeral Services & interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett will be held privately in keeping with the on-going mandate & regulations issued by the Comm. of MA & the Boston Archdiocese regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

For over 40 years, Tom worked in the family business “Hub Ticket Agency” of Boston. He played in the Hill Park Softball Team of Revere & sponsored and played for his own team,  the Hub Ticket Softball Team of Boston, which was the most winning team in the league.


Funeral Services & Interment will be held Privately

Remembrances may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Development & the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.


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28
Mar

Carmen P. Lepore, Sr.

At 84 years, in Revere, formerly of East Boston, March 28th, following a 10-year struggle with renal disease. Beloved husband of 60 years to Joan (Iandoli) Lepore. Cherished father of John L. Lepore & wife Michele of West Peabody, Atty. Carmine P. Lepore, Jr. & wife Gina of Middleton & Justin Lepore of Danvers. Dear brother of Mary Spadoni & husband Dante Spadoni of East Boston, Florida & formerly of Revere. Adored grandfather of Nicholas J. Lepore, Alyssa M. Lepore & Ashley R. Lepore, all of West Peabody, Andrew C., Michael C. & C. Chase Lepore, all of Middleton. Special uncle to Dante Spadoni, Jr. & wife, Denietra of Everett & Maria Spadoni-Merena of Danvers. Also lovingly survived by his surrogate son James O’Donnell & his wife Cathy of Revere & several grandnieces & grandnephews.

In keeping with the ongoing mandate and regulations issued by the Comm. of MA & the Boston Archdiocese, all funeral services & interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody will be held privately. A “Celebration of Life” (Date, time & place of venue) will be announced at a later time.

Carmen wore many hats in his working career. He worked for 15 years in the garment industry with Garland Sportswear of Boston as a production manager & he also served as a salesman for Pride Lincoln of Lynn for over 15 years. He was a member of the MA National Guard & a member of the Giuseppe Mazzini Lodge – Sons of Italy of Revere.


Services

Immediate Funeral Services will be held privately. Future services will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances my be made to St. Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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27
Mar

Christopher J. Nazzaro

In Revere, formerly of Wakefield, at 40 years, unexpectedly on March 27th, Devoted son of Frederick G. Nazzaro, III & his wife Jeannine M. (Roy) Nazzaro of Wakefield. Adored son of the late Diane L. (Conlon) Nazzaro. Dear brother to Frederick G. Nazzaro IV, & wife, Mascha Chausovsky of Newton & Barbara J. Barnard & husband Scott of Lynn. Dear uncle of Nicholas D. Nazzaro of CA, Alexander V. & Mark E. Nazzaro, both of Newton, Brandy Giovino & husband Ronald of Medford, Ashley Guthro of Winthrop, Anthony J. “AJ” Guthro of Lynn. Also lovingly survived by his grand-niece, Angelina & his grand-nephew Ronnie.

In keeping with the ongoing mandate & regulations issued by the Comm. of MA & the Boston Archdiocese regarding the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, all services & interment will be held privately. A “Celebration of Life” (date, time & place of venue) will be announced at a later time on social media & on our Funeral Home website (www.vertuccioandsmith.com).

Christopher was an alumnus of Boston University, Class of 1997. Presently & for the past 8 years, Chris was in management security at National Grid. Chris also held a real estate broker’s license.


Immediate Funeral Services will be held privately. Future Services will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970.


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27
Mar

Rita C. Saggese

At 95 years, in the Harbor View section of East Boston, March 27th, following a brief illness, unexpectedly. Beloved daughter of the late Nicola & Emanuella (Pisillo) Saggese. Devoted sister to the late Elizabeth Mazzulli, Gloria I. Saggese, Victoria F. Saggese, Louise Vecchio, Margaret Fuccillo, Carmela Santossuoso, Amedeo Saggese & Lawrence Saggese. Cherished aunt of Marie E. Mazzulli-Varone & her husband Fred of Saugus, Cheryl Fuccillo & her companion, Thomas Bagley of Burlington & also survived by many other faithful nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Due to the continuing mandate & regulations issued by the Comm. of MA & the Boston Archdiocese regarding the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, Funeral Services & entombment will be held privately at Woodlawn Community Mausoleum of Everett. A Memorial Funeral Mass (Date, time & place) will be announced at a later time.

Rita retired in 1981 after 32 years of service with the former Boston Jordan Marsh Co. as their credit manager. She was a member of the Quarter Century Club of Jordan Marsh Co. Rita and her family were devotees of the former St. Mary – Star of the Sea Parish, East Boston.


Services

Immediate services and entombment in Woodlawn Cemetery – Community Mausoleum (Sheffield Building), Everett will be private. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated & announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Monastery of St. Claire, 920 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.


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21
Mar

Elizabeth A. “Lee” (Scarpetti) Jalbert

Private Funeral Services will be held for longtime Revere resident, Elizabeth A. “Lee” (Scarpetti) Jalbert, who passed at her Revere residence, following a lengthy illness on March 21st, 2020.

She was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1943 & immediately went to work for the former Forbes Lithograph of Revere & Chelsea. “Lee” was placed in the currency unit- creating money for the war effort. As she told her family, many, many times, her job was exciting & never boring.

She was the wife of the late Hector H.” Jalbert, who passed on April 25, 2013, after 68 years of marriage. She is the cherished mother to Leslie A. Parechanian & & her husband, Dale F. of Revere & the late Sharon E. DeRenne. Devoted grandmother to Kristen A. DeRenne-Travelo & her husband, George M. of Merrimac, Janelle M. & Justin M. Parechanian, both of Revere & the adoring great-grandmother of Madison R. & Autumn L. Travelo, Cali B. Ryker L., Gabrielle, & Nate Travelo. Dear sister of the late, Mary Santsuosso & Anne M. Hurley. She is also lovingly survived by her son-in-law, Lawrence L. DeRenne of Merrimac, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews & cousins. Admired daughter to the late Domizio Scarpetti & Bessie (Sherman) Scarpetti.

A family announcement will be made regarding place, date & time of a “Celebration of Life Ceremony” (Funeral Mass).


Services

Funeral Services & Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett will be held Privately.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


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19
Mar

Karen Anne (Sullivan) Henneberry

At 77 years, in Point of Pines, Revere, formerly of Everett on March 19th (the Feast of St. Joseph). Beloved wife of 54 years to Thomas R. Henneberry. Cherished mother of Thomas J. Henneberry & wife, Betsy of Reading, Kara L. DeNutte & husband Rick of Melrose & Adam M. Henneberry & wife, Denise of Reading. Dear sister of Joan Harcus & her late husband James of Washington State, Jeremiah Sullivan & wife Barbara of Florida, Robert Sullivan & wife Roseanne of Centerville, MA & the late Marjorie Snow & John L. Sullivan, Jr. & his late wife, Carol. Also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews. Beloved daughter of the late John L. Sullivan, Sr. & Agnes (O’Keefe) Sullivan. Adoring grandmother to Abigail, Daniel, Leah, Ryan & Anna.

Most aware of the health crisis, nationwide & particularly here in Massachusetts & the mandate to co-operate with the regulations instituted as a result of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Funeral Services & interment are private. An announcement will be made regarding a place, date & time for a “Celebration of Life Service” for Karen by her family.

Karen enjoyed a 26-year career in “Special Needs Education”, principally with the City of Boston “Dorchester & East Boston” as well as time spent in the school systems of Everett, Revere & Billerica. She was an alumna of Everett High School, Salem State Teachers’ College & Lesley College. Long-time member of the Salem State Alumni Board of Directors & the Bellevue Golf Club of Melrose.


Services

Funeral Services and Interment are Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


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11
Mar

Dante M. Memmolo, Jr.

At 75 years, of Nashua, NH, formerly of East Boston, MA on March 11th. Devoted son of the late Lt. Col. Dante M. Memmolo, & Mary R. (Laurano) Memmolo. Cherished brother of Mary Jane Marcucci of Newburyport, MA and Margaret A. Shand (Michael) of Barrington, RI. Dante was predeceased by his brother Michael and his twin, Anthony. The beloved nephew of Stanley Buonagurio & Gloria Laurano, both of East Boston. Dear brother-in-law of Patricia Memmolo of Bradenton, FL. Adored uncle of Michael Memmolo (Tricia) of Tigard, OR, Andrea Currier (Michael) of Bradenton, FL, David Memmolo (Jessica) of Oceanside, CA, Mary Canelas (Paul) of Hudson, NH, Annemarie Butler (Bret) of Newburyport, MA, Jayne Millerick of Bow, NH, Elizabeth Marcucci of Epping, NH, Benjamin Shand of NYC & Grace Shand of Providence, RI. Also lovingly survived by many grandnieces, grandnephews, treasured cousins, friends & colleagues.

Dante had a lifelong career in the dental industry as a sales representative and covered territory in New England, upstate New York and the South.  His companies included SS White, Rower (Healthco) Dental, Henry J. Bosworth and Dux Dental.  In his retirement, Dante enjoyed a part-time job as a sales associate for Brooks Brothers at the Premium Outlets in Merrimack, New Hampshire, while continuing as an independent representative of dental products.  

Dante loved meeting people.  His sense of humor and ability to engage others allowed him to easily turn strangers into friends.  Photography became his passion upon retirement.  He sought opportunities to learn and practice new skills, excelling in night photography and cityscapes.  Dante was a daily walker, enjoyed folk music, travel, and spending time with family and friends.  

Dante was proud to serve his country in the Massachusetts Air National Guard with his father and brothers.  He was keenly interested in aviation history, and served as Vice President of the Massachusetts Air National Guard Historical Association.

Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday, March 16th at 10:00 a.m., from the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., EAST BOSTON at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private. Visiting Hours will be held in the Funeral Home on Sunday, March 16th from 3-6 p.m. Parking available in lot left of the funeral home.


Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, March 15th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, March 16th at 11:00 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, East Boston

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Massachusetts Air National Guard Historical Association (MANGHA), Inc. P.O. Box 38, 158 Reilly St., Otis ANGB, MA 02542, an organization Dante was most active in & supported faithfully.


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