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9
Nov

Denise M. “Dee” (Hayes) Carnazzo

Family & friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm St., Everett, on Wednesday, November 14th at 1:00 p.m. for Denise M. “Dee” (Hayes) Carnazzo, who passed on Friday, November 9, 2018, following a yearlong battle with Metastatic cancer Disease. Denise passed at Boston’s Brigham & Womens’ Hospital.

Born & raised in Somerville, she was a 1983 Alumna of Everett High School. The family spent time in Somerville, before moving ~ to Everett. Dee moved to Revere 4 years ago. In 1986, Denise graduated from Youville Hospital School of Nursing. Over the years, her nursing career was spent at several local nursing homes, i.e. Lighthouse Nursing Center of Revere & Woodlawn Manor Nursing Center of Everett. She also did agency work as well. She retired from nursing in 2008.

She is the devoted mother of Dennis M. Hayes &his wife, Elaine of Everett & Christina M. Carnazzo of Everett. She is also the adored grandmother to Dennis T. Hayes of Dracut & Autumn Rose Leonard of Everett. She is the dear sister to Gerald F. “Jay” Hayes & his wife, Linda of Everett, Lorraine D. Hanscomb of Revere, David S. Hayes & his wife, Theresa of Raymond, NH., & Douglas M. Hanscomb & his wife, Laura of Ware, NH. The daughter of the late Frances A. (Fucile) DiPlatzi &the late Gerald F. Hayes, Sr. “Dee” has many loving nieces & nephews. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted, at “Dee’s” own request.


Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, November 14th at 1:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm Street, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute (Div. of Development & The Jimmy Fund), P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.


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4
Nov

Gregory Carangelo

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere, for Gregory Carangelo, who died on Sunday, November 4th at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers after a most valiant battle of Liver Cancer, he was 59 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, November 8th beginning 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m., in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere.

Greg was born in Winthrop & raised in East Boston. He was educated in Boston Public Schools and was an Alumnus of East Boston High School, Class of 1977. Greg resided in East Boston, later moving to Revere for a brief time after he and his wife Marie were married. The couple then moved to Everett for approximately 15 years, where they raised their daughter Alycia. Greg held various jobs, but the majority of his working career was at Boston Logan International Airport where he performed building maintenance, a position he held for over 15 years. He later worked as a security officer for “Securitas” for several hospitals on the North Shore, mainly Melrose Wakefield Hospital & Whidden Memorial Hospital. Unfortunately, in 2015, due to his declining health, Greg was forced to stop working and became disabled. Although Greg’s illness prevented him from working, it didn’t stop him from being the dedicated husband and father he was. He was still doing everything he could to maintain a happy life for his family. His passion was his family and being surrounded by them. He was also a long time Dallas Cowboys football fan. Greg will be remembered & he will be missed but he will always be loved for the gentle and loving man he was.

He is the devoted husband of 32 years to Marie M. (Fucile) Carangelo of Revere. The loving father of Alycia M. (Carangelo) Lopez & her husband Jeffrey of Revere & Everett & the late Gregory Michael Carangelo. Dedicated son of Phyllis (Pagliarulo) Carangelo of Lynn & the late Nicholas Carangelo. He is the cherished brother of Sabrina Colombo & her husband James of Peabody & Nicholas Carangelo & his wife Katie of Bangor, Maine. He is the dear son in Law of Michael J. & Rosaria “Sarina” Fucile of Revere. Adored uncle of Jared G. Colombo & his wife Katy of Billerica, Nicholas J. Colombo & his wife Katie of Peabody, Olivia M. Colombo of Peabody, Nicholas Carangelo & Steven Neal of Bangor Maine & Dania Kenny of Revere. He is also lovingly survived by his sister in law Michele M. Kenny & her husband Patrick of Revere and many loving cousins, friends and extended family. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, November 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, November 8th 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 JDRF (Junior Diabetes Research Foundation) of New England, 60 Walnut Street, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.


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3
Nov

Alma E. (Abate) Toto

Alma Toto passed away, November 3, 2018, at home while receiving hospice services from All Care VNA and Hospice in Lynn. She was 95.

She was the wife of the late James Toto, owner of Toto’s Barbershop on Broadway, and mother of her devoted daughter, Donna. She was the daughter of the late Alfred Abate and Mary (Cataldo) Abate and sister to the late Alfred Abate, Jr. (Buddy). She also leaves her niece Janine Giglio and her husband, Steven, of Middleton and grandniece Danielle Giglio of North Carolina, as well as her dear friend, Emily Chanley of Derry, New Hampshire, and her longtime home health aide and friend, Danielle Guarente.

Alma was born in Boston and grew up together with many cousins in the Orient Heights section of the city. She lived there until 1948 when she moved to Revere with her husband Jim, a Revere native. She remained in Revere until her death, 16 years after the passing of her husband, Jim, in 2002. She was a graduate of the former Girls’ High School in Boston, class of 1940, and attended Boston Clerical School (now Boston Business School). She began her work as a secretary at the federal government’s First Service Command, Boston’s army headquarters during World War II. She then moved on as a secretary to the government’s film library in Boston, which distributed films to soldiers overseas during the war. She later would continue as a secretary, performing post-war work at Watson Laboratory at MIT. She then left Watson, marrying on September 14,1947. The family also gratefully acknowledges the dedication and support of the hospice team and home health aides from All Care Hospice, 210 Market Street in Lynn.


Donations may be made to the Society of the Little Flower, 1313 N. Frontage Road, Darien, Illinois 60561-5340,1-800-621-2806, www.littleflower.org.


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31
Oct

Eleanor M. (Castaldo) Meier

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, November 2nd, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE, for Eleanor M. (Castaldo) Meier, following a brief illness, on Saturday, October 13th. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, November 3rd, at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 11:00 a.m.

Born in Revere, she attended Revere Schools & was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1941. She is the recipient of the “Master’s Teacher’s Certificate” from the Archdiocese of Boston. She was considered a Korean Air Force Veteran, for her service within the Air Force Civilian Contractor Program. She was a broadcaster for the Armed Services Network, during the 1960s. Mrs. Meier was an admired teacher for over 35 (thirty-five years) and spent about 27 years in the employ of the Archdiocese of Boston at the Immaculate Conception Parish Community School. At Immaculate Conception, she is still remembered with loving recollection, for not only her ability as a teacher, but for her patience in working with challenged children. However, Mrs. Meier did have another, earlier, vocation within the musical world, as a soloist and song stylist. At one time, she was the chief scheduling officer, in charge of organizing events at Boston Symphony, Boston Garden, Boston Opera House, etc. She worked and performed with celebrities, such as, Perry Como, The Fontaine Sisters, Ronald Reagan, Jerry Lester, Sid Caesar & local talent: Donald Addrisi, J.J. Solari, Jeanne Hynes, Nella Velona, Angelo Ricardi, Betsy Stevens, Cindy Lord, Mickey Shaughnessy & Revere’s own, Eleanor Castaldo (Meier) & also one of Revere’s pride, Lindy Doherty. She directed and scheduled performances for the comfort & benefit of the Veterans of the Korean Conflict, in many local venues. While involved with the Veterans, she found her way to Germany, where she met & married her late husband, Karlheinz Meier, who died in February of 1978. She was a member of Boston’s Chatterbox Club, whose principal charity benefactor, was the Home for Italian Children (Italian Home for Children). The Italian Home for Children is still very much operating and in Jamaica Plain with over 90 years of service to the community. Eleanor Meier as Eleanor Castaldo opened performances by Jerry Lester and Sid Caesar at the Boston Garden in 1950 and 1951 to benefit the Italian Home for Children and by Perry Como at the Boston Opera House in 1952. Many thousands of people attended these performances. Prior to 1960, Mrs. Meier also sang with the Handel and Haydn Society under Thompson Stone, conductor and under Arthur Fiedler, conductor of the Boston Pops. After marrying, she broadcast a show for a period on the Armed Forces Network on a variety of topics.

She is the cherished mother to E. Elizabeth Meier of Brooklyn, NY & Revere & W. Thomas Meier of Melrose & Revere. She was the adoring grandmother to Max W. Meier & Rosa S. Meier, both of Melrose. She was the dear sister to the late Dr. Geraldine Morrow, D.D.S. & Mary T. Filosi. She is the special aunt to Kathleen Nelson of Baltimore, MD, Lora Jean Nolan of Wasilla, Alaska, Joyce Martin of Anchorage, Alaska, Nancy Morrow of Walnut Creek, CA, Douglas Morrow of Lake Forest IL & the late Pamela “Penny” Humphrey. She is also lovingly survived by Dinah Olanoff, and her faithful cousins, Geraldine LaRosa & Emma Eltaibany, both of Revere.


Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 3rd at 11:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Will be private


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29
Oct

Frances D. (Ginnetti) Gennaco

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday, October 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Frances D. (Ginnetti) Gennaco, who passed following a lengthy illness at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home on Monday, October 29th. Her Funeral Service will be conducted in funeral home following the visitation at 11:15 a.m., with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, following immediately.

Born & raised in Revere, 95 years ago, she was a lifelong resident of the city and a 1941 alumna of Revere High School. “Fran”, as she was affectionately known, worked for several local area department stores i.e. Bradlee’s of Chelsea & the Revere Almy’s Department Store at Northgate. However, she retired as a senior clerk from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the Nashua St. Registry of Motor Vehicles. She had earned over 20 years of service with the Commonwealth. She was the wife of the late John J. Gennaco, who passed in 1991. She was an outstanding homemaker, especially in the skills of cooking & baking.

She is the cherished mother of Vincent J. Gennaco & his wife, Carolyn R. of Marblehead and John F. “Jack” Gennaco & his wife, Christine M. of Revere. She is the devoted grandmother to David V. Gennaco of Salem, Jennifer L. Gennaco & her husband, Benjamin of North Yarmouth, Maine, Michael A. Gennaco of Marlborough, Brian S. Gennaco & his wife, Sarah of Dover, New Hampshire, Amy V. Gennaco & her husband, Kemuel Jurarbe-Hernandez of Kodiak, Alaska, Lianne M. Gennaco of Astoria, New York, &”Gregory J. Gennaco of Revere. She is the dear sister of Lillian “Chickie” Boudette of Revere & the late Anna Sasso, Anthony Ginnetti, Spartaco “Sparkie” Ginnetti, Dante “Dindy” Ginnetti & Virginia “Dolly” Papa. She is also survived by her 3 (three) great-grandchildren; Lincoln & Lora Smith & Isabella Gennaco, and by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, October 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 31st at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215-3354.


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29
Oct

Walter J. Nickerson

At 71 years following a lengthy illness, October 29. Formerly of Everett & Wakefield. Beloved son of the late Walter E. Nickerson & Sarah M. “Sally” (Smith) Nickerson. Cherished brother to Carol A. Ciampi & husband Alfred J. Ciampi of Wakefield formerly of Everett. Devoted uncle of Stacey L. Bowe & her husband Clarence of Seabrook, NH, Jarred M. Ciampi of Wakefield & Alfred J. John “A.J.” Ciampi Jr. & his wife Dena of Methuen. Also lovingly survived by his 5 grand nieces & grand nephews: Alexa, Anthony, Vincent, Baylee & Domenic.

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Monday, November 5 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, from 10 A.M. – 12 Noon, followed by the Funeral Service in The Funeral Home at 12:15 P.M. and immediately followed by Interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam Era & Retiree of The Boston Globe (Post Office Dept.) South Annex.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, November 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, November 5th at 12:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.


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27
Oct

Rosalie (LaRosa) Cunningham

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, November 1st in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for Rosalie (LaRosa) Cunningham, who passed following a lengthy illness at her West Peabody residence on Saturday, October 27th. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, November 2nd at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 670 Washington Ave., REVERE at 10:30 a.m. and immediately followed with interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody.

Born & raised in South Boston, Rosalie was an alumna of South Boston High School, Class of 1967. She married James P. Cunningham, Jr. in 1975 and moved to Revere, where the family lived until moving to West Peabody in June, 2018. She worked for the Massachusetts General Hospital at their Revere Beach satellite facility for over 12 years. She was a Senior Receptionist-Secretary for that time, retiring in 2014. In spite of a 30-year battle with pulmonary cardiac disease, she forged on to be the best Mom, Wife, Sister, Daughter, Aunt, Friend & devoted cousin. She was a devout Roman Catholic, depending heavily upon her faith for support and strength.

Besides her beloved husband of 43 years, James P. Cunningham, Jr., She is the cherished mother of Lisa M. Hess & her husband, Erik of Plymouth & James P. Cunningham, III & his wife, Stephanie Lee of West Peabody. She is the adored grandmother to Bensen V. Hess, Evelyn A. Hess, James P. Cunningham, IV, Ryan J. & Kyle J. Cunningham. She is also the dear sister to Joseph V. LaRosa & his wife, Louise of Taunton & Vincent LaRosa of Bridgewater, New Hampshire. She was the proud daughter of the late Alfonzo & Angelina A. (Blonde) LaRosa and is also lovingly survived by several nieces & nephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Mass

Friday, November 2nd at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody


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26
Oct

Salvatore A. Saltalamacchia

At 94 years, just 15 days shy of his 95th birthday, on October 26th, in Revere, formerly of Brookline, unexpectedly following a brief illness. Beloved husband of the late Cecilia (Pierce) Saltalamacchia. Cherished brother of Vincent M. Saltalamacchia & wife Dorothy of Waltham, Dominic O. Saltalamacchia & wife Paula of Norwood & the late Joseph, Albert, Anthony, John & Ernest Saltalamacchia. Dear brother in law to Janice Saltalamacchia of Hingham & Agnes Ferrioli of Revere. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Rte. 107), REVERE, on Tuesday, Oct. 30th at 10 a.m. followed by the Funeral Service in the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. & immediately followed with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours are Monday, Oct. 29th, in the Funeral Home, 5-8 p.m. Parking available left of the Funeral Home.

Army Veteran of WWII. Retiree of N.E. Tel. & Tel.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, October 29th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 30th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the N.E. Center & Home for Veterans, P.O. Box 845257, Boston, MA 02284-5257.


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23
Oct

Loretta D. Lyons-Goldberg

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday, October 28th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Loretta D. Lyons-Goldberg, who passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 23rd at the Winchester Hospital of Winchester, following a lengthy illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home, following the visitation 12:15 p.m.

Born & raised in Revere, she was a 1974 alumna of Revere High School. She was also a graduate of the Blaine Institute for Hair Styling, Boston in 1977. Loretta spent almost 25 years in Everett, before moving to Stoneham, eight (8) years ago. She was the founder & operator of “Hair for All” Hair Salon of Wakefield for over 30 (thirty) years. She maintained a most successful business, until a debilitating illness forced her into an early retirement. Her salon was not only a place of business but was a gathering place for friends and those wishing to make friends. Loretta had a “larger than life” personality and once she met you, you had a friend forever & you were considered part of her “extended family”. The world is, and has been blessed by her presence, although, we all regret, the short-time our blessing enjoyed.

She is the adored wife of Andrew S. Goldberg of 13 years. She is the devoted mother to Brittney Goldberg & Jillian A. Goldberg, both of Charlestown & J.T. Lyons & his fiancée, Julia Miller & Owen E. Lyons, all of Revere. J.T. & Owen were known to Loretta as “Her Boys”. Dear sister of John Lyons of Salem & the late Edward Lyons. She is also lovingly survived by her proud sisters-in-law, Pauline Marino-Lyons of Revere & April Etter of Tewksbury. She is the cherished niece to Lorraine Mastrorio of Wells, Maine & cousin to Robert Mastrorio of Revere.


Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, October 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Sunday, October 28th at 12:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, Colorado 80502 or by visiting http://www.npcf.us/


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17
Oct

Attorney Robert F. Collins

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, October 23rd from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE, for Attorney Robert F. Collins, who passed following a five-year struggle and succumbing to the outrages of metastatic cancer disease. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, October 24th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 11:00 a.m. and immediately followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Born in Revere, he attended Revere Schools & was an alumnus of Revere High School. After serving with the U.S. NAVY, during the Korean Conflict, he entered the New England School of Law & received his Master’s in Criminal Defense. He worked as a Boston Criminal Defense Attorney for over 40 (forty) years within the Commonwealth. He held a gift for vocabulary and that subsequently afforded him a command of the language. He was a much sought-after Public Speaker, especially in the role of “Political Toastmaster”.

He was the beloved husband of the late Rose Zelpha (Chasse) Collins & the late Maryann (Adomunes) Cushing-Collins. He is the adored father to Katherine Rose Porter and her husband, Steven R. Porter of Rockland. He is the cherished brother of Kerry E. Haughney & her husband, Joseph F. Haughney of Lynnfield & the late Stephen F. Collins & George T. Collins. He is the dear uncle to George T. Collins, Jr. & his wife, Amy Pui-Collins of Winthrop, Christine E. Haughney-Dare-Bryan & her husband, Thomas H. Dare-Bryan of Larchmont, New York, Jonathan J. Haughney & Gretchen B. Haughney, both of Medford & Stephen F. Collins, Jr. & his wife, Carmen of Peabody. He was the proud son of the late George T. Collins & Katherine E. “Kitty” (Kerrins) Collins, former member of the Mass. Electoral College & the Revere School Committee.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, October 23rd, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, October 24th at 11:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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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