Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, December 20th from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Josephine H. (Cacioppo) March, who died unexpectedly in her Revere residence on Wednesday, December 17th. Born & raised in Revere, Josephine attended Revere schools. She was an alumna of Revere High School Class of 1941. She would later begin a long career for the Federal Government as an Executive Assistant for the Department of Fish & Game. She was best known as a hard working & loving woman. Josephine did not have children but she had a deep love for all of her nieces & nephews. She was affectionately known as “Auntie Jo”. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert E. March. She is the loving sister of the late Jeanette Fortuna, Rosalie MacDonald, Charles Cacioppo & Frances Cacioppo. She is the cherished aunt of Joanne Flagherty & her husband Edward of Natick, Arthur M. MacDonald & his wife Nguyen Minh, Thomas R. Fortuna, Jr., Revere Fire Captain Robert J. Fortuna & his wife Lisa, Steven Fortuna & Mark Fortuna all of Revere. Also lovingly survived by many grand nieces & grand nephews. Interment will be held privately
Saturday, December 20th, From 9 to 11 a.m.
Saturday, December 20th, at 11 a.m.
Interment will be held Privately
Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, December 21st from 3 to 7 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, For Anthony F. Solomita, who died after a long illness on December 17th at his South Dennis Residence. A funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Monday, December 22nd at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway Everett at 10 a.m.. Born & raised in Everett. He was an alumnus of B. C. High School, Class of 1952. He would continue onto Boston College, earning a B.A. in Economics, Class of 1956. After graduation Anthony went to work for John Hancock Life as a programmer, he would retain his position there for 11 years. It was then that He found his passion in Banking. He worked in the Trust Department and remained in Trust banking for over 30 years. He retired from Bank of America, as a Senior Vice President & manager in their bank-wide Trust Services Division. During this time he would meet & marry the love of his life, Louise P. Savignano. They settled in Everett and began their family, later moving to Bedford, raising their three children. Anthony maintained a very active life in organizations such as,The Toastmasters, where he held an office for several years and a member & Chairman of the Banking Committees in Massachusetts Bankers Association. He also found time to give of himself to his community in Bedford, as a Trustee of the Bedford Free Public Library. He was a Lector & CCD Teacher at St. Michael’s church in Bedford. Although through his busy career and his associations, his best time and favorite role was husband & father. In later years it was “Papa”, he was quoted, that “He took his responsibility seriously to spoil his grandchildren & hopefully did it well”. After retiring, he & his wife would relocate to Cape Cod. He & his wife became active members & supporters of “Our Lady of the Cape”. That is where he would spend half of the year playing golf & enjoying the beautiful beaches. They would retreat to Florida in the winter where they did the same. He is the loving & devoted husband of Louise P. (Savignano) Solomita of whom he shared 56 years of marriage. He is the cherished father of Anne F. Rascoe & her husband Thomas D. of Queensbury, NY, James M. Solomita & his partner Douglas Watson of Portland, OR and Lauren M. Mello & her husband Matthew P. of Kingston. He is the adored “Papa” of Maria L. Mello, Kathryn J. Rascoe, Antonia R. Mello & Matthew J. Mello. He is the beloved brother of Michael Solomita & his wife Sharon of Stoneham & Rosemarie Spurr of Everett & her late husband Raymond. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be to: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851 or www.themmrf.org
Sunday, December 21st, from 3 to 7 p.m.
Monday, December 22nd, at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (389 Broadway Everett)
Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be to: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851 or www.themmrf.org
Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday (only) December 18th, from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Vertuccio &Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Retired Revere Firefighter Pasquale A. “Pat” Cerrone, who was stricken at his Revere residence on Saturday, December 13th. A funeral service will follow the visitation in the Funeral Home at 11:15 a.m.. Born & raised in Revere, he attended Revere Schools. Pat is an alumnus of Revere High School Class of 1945. After graduation, Pat was inducted in the United States Army. He proudly served his country during World War II. In 1952 he married Ruth S. (Morin), the couple settled in Revere and began their family. He joined the Revere Fire Department and was a Firefighter, providing 31 years of service. Pat was a known as hardworking & a dedicated family man, a true example of “The Greatest Generation”. He was also known as being a tremendous athlete & softball player. He is the devoted husband of 47 years to the late: Ruth S. (Morin) Cerrone , loving father of Ruth Ellen McKinnon of Revere & Paul A. Cerrone & his wife Tracey of Lynn. The cherished grandfather of J. Devon McKinnon & his wife Danielle of Everett, Marisa M. McKinnon & her fiancé Anthony Papandrea of Revere & Bradford P. Cerrone of Lynn. He is the adored great grandfather of Carmen A. McKinnon. He is the devoted brother of Rocco J.”Dunna” Cerrone & his wife Millicent C. “Tinty” Cerrone of VA & the late Dorothy Argenzio. Also lovingly survived by John P. McKinnon of Peabody and several nieces & nephews. Late WWII Army Veteran & Member of the Soccorso Club in Revere. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: My Brothers Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901 or www.mybrotherstable.org
Thursday (ONLY), December 18th, from 9 to 11 a.m.
Thursday, December 18th at 11:15 a.m., In the Funeral Home
Holy Cross Community Mausoleum (Malden)
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: My Brothers Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901 or www.mybrotherstable.org
Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, December 16th from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, For Edward F. “Buddy” Griffin, who died on Dec. 12th after a long illness at the Lynn Union Hospital, Lynn. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wed. Dec.17th, followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary’s Church, 8 Common St. Lynn. Followed by Interment in Mt. Benedict Cemetery Born & raised in Boston, the family later settled in Revere, where Buddy lived for over 50 years. He later moved to Lynn with his brother John C. “Jack” Griffin, for over 20 years, who was not just his brother but his advocate, caregiver & protector. Buddy became a resident at the Life Care Center of the North Shore for the past several years. Buddy was born “Special” and looked forward to the simple things in life, such as listening to music, enjoying many varieties of flowers and above all attending mass. It is well known that Buddy was Fr. Rossi’s Altar Boy who celebrated mass at Life Care Center. He is the cherished son of the late John C. Griffin & Sara “Sadie” (Horner) Griffin, loving brother of John C. “Jack” Griffin of Lynn. The beloved cousin of Joanne Chisholm & her husband James, Denise & Connor Antony, Charlene Palecki & James Chisholm all of Salem and the late Isabelle J. Geyson. . The family would like to acknowledge the tremendous care & love displayed while Buddy was a resident at Life Care Center of the North Shore. A special acknowledgement to Joanne & her daughter Jessica who were so helpful & loving in Buddy’s care. Also a heartfelt thank you the Nursing Staff, especially Catherine & Martin.
Tuesday, December 16th from 5 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, December 17th, at 10:30 a.m. In St, Mary’s Church (Lynn)
MT. Benedict Cemetery (West Roxbury)
Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, December 10th from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Olga M. (Turino) Skelton, who died on Dec. 9th ,at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, following a brief illness. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, December 11th at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Immaculate Conception Church Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 12 noon. Born & raised in Boston’s North End, Olga was educated in the Boston Public Schools. When she married her and her husband settled in Revere to raise their family. During that time Olga, began working at the very popular Copley Plaza as a waitress for over 25 years. Her work ethic and determination was the core of her personality. She believed in working hard and taking care of her family, and always extending a helping hand to anyone in need. She dealt with any hardships in her life through her deep faith and was known as a woman of strength. She is the devoted wife of the late Edwin M. Skelton. She is the loving mother of Malesa Sue Fagone of Revere & the Late Theresa Lou (Skelton) Stack. She is the cherished grandmother of Bryan E. Stack of Birmingham, AL & Kimberly Beaupre & her husband Bryan of Derry, NH and the late Richard Fagone. She is the adored great grandmother of: Sarah E. & Victoria G Stack of Birmingham, AL & Brennah, Kyle & Braden Beaupre of Derry, NH. She is the beloved sister of: Rudolph”Duke” Turino of Wollaston and the late: Carmela Rizzo, Leonaora Gallo, Lucy Campbell, Joseph Turino, Anthony Turino, Geatano Turino & Roger Turino. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 12 Noon in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.
Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden.
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
D’Eramo, Andrew J, Sr. “Skip” at 78 years, on Dec. 8th, unexpectedly of Revere. Devoted &loving husband of 54 years to the late Patricia D. (Morris) D’Eramo. Beloved father of Andrew J. D’Eramo, Jr. & his wife Lynne M. of Lewiston, ME, Tammi Jo Hill & her husband Thomas L. Hill, Jr., James R. D’Eramo & his wife Barbara A. & Tonia L. D’Eramo all of Revere. Cherished grandfather of Alexandra D’Eramo & her companion Mitchell DeBose, Samanatha D’Eramo & her fiancé Matthew Manson & Kristen D’Eramo all of Lewiston, ME, Jessica Little & her husband Jason of OH, Thomas L. Hill, III & his wife Sabrina, & Jason Hill all of Revere, Katelyn Campbell & her husband Christopher of Burlington, MA , Christopher D’Eramo & John D’Eramo both of Revere. Adored great grandfather of Juliana “The Jules” Little of OH. He is the devoted brother of William D’Eramo of FL & Janet Bozek of Danvers, & the Late Richard D’Eramo & Blanche Gibson. Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, December 11th from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Vertruccio & Smith Home for Funerals 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere. Parking is avail. in the lot left of funeral home. A funeral will be conducted in the Funeral Home on Friday, December 12th at 11:45 a.m. followed by Funeral Service at 12 noon in the Funeral Home. Mr. D’Eramo was a C.P.A. and operated Business & Tax Services. Past Alumnus of Suffolk University School of Business, 46 Year Member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers: Remembrances may be made to My Brothers Table, 98 Willows St. Lynn, MA 01901 or mybrotherstable.org.
Thursday, December 11th, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m.
Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 12 Noon in the Funeral Home.
Will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers: Remembrances may be made to My Brothers Table, 98 Willows St. Lynn, MA 01901 or mybrotherstable.org.
Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, December 8th, 2014 from 2 – 4 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Richard A. Recchia, who died following a lengthy illness at his Winthrop residence on Friday, December 5th, at 79 years. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, December 9th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop, at 10 a.m. Born & raised in East Boston, he attended East Boston schools & graduated from East Boston High School, Class of 1953. He was also an alumnus of Bentley College of Accounting. Briefly, Richard worked for the United States Post Office as a mail carrier, a job he dearly enjoyed. However, family illness necessitated his assuming the operation of the family business, “Day Square Tailors” at Day Square, East Boston. Subsequently, for the next 27 years, with his dear parents, they ran & operated the business with Richard at the helm. His dear Mom, Adeline (Cataldo), died in November of 1978. His Dad, Vincenzo, “Bruzzi” Recchia, passed in July of 1980. In the fall of 1982, Richard sold the business. The business had been fully operational since the early 1930′s. Richard served with the United States Army National Guard from June of 1960 through June of 1963, as a Specialist 4th Class, during the Viet-Nam Era. He was a long-time member of the Giuseppe Mazzini Lodge Sons of Italy & was their treasurer for many years, until they disbanded. He was, until his death, the Treasurer for the International Order of Odd Fellows (the Kearsage Lodge of Swampscott), for the past 15 years. He is the beloved husband of 46 years to Marie (Mastrangelo) Recchia. He is the adored & devoted father of: Maria Lucia Recchia & her husband Todd Watts of New Brunswick, Canada, & Vincent M. Recchia & his wife Stephanie of Winthrop. He is also the proud & cherished grandfather to Lorenzo Michael Recchia. Richard is also survived by several loving cousins. Interment will be in the Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118, or to My Brother’s Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901.
Monday, December 8th, 2014 from 2 – 4 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 10 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop.
Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118, or to My Brother’s Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901.
Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Malvina C. (Tata) Cafarelli, who died after a lengthy illness at the home of her daughter in Woodstock, Georgia on Sunday, November 30th, four days shy of her 89th birthday, in the loving company of her family & her God. Her funeral will follow the visitation, with a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, at 11 a.m. Born in Auburn, New York, she came here to Revere with her family as a young girl, attended school & was a 1943 alumna of Revere High School. She worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as a social worker for the Department of Public Welfare in Boston & Revere, retiring in 1988. She was a former President & member of the Immaculata Guild & long-time member of the Board of Directors of the Revere Public Library. Her late husband of 63 years, Antonio J. “Tony” Cafarelli, a retired Revere Police Lieutenant, died in August of 2010. She is the devoted mother of Nicholas L. Cafarelli & his wife Patricia of West Peabody, & Wendy M. Douvros & her husband Vincent M. Douvros of Woodstock, GA. She is the cherished grandmother to Susan M. Taylor & her husband Matthew of Marshfield, Jeffrey A. Cafarelli & his wife Kristin of Peabody, Matthew E. Cafarelli & his wife Theresa of West Peabody, Danielle M. Cafarelli of North Andover, Vanessa M. Kessinger & husband Matthew of McDonough, GA, & Stephanie J. Montgomery & husband Justin of Canton, GA. Dear sister of former Revere City Councillor & School Committeeman Patsy W. “Pat” Tata of Revere, Dolores Nicholas & her husband James of Corinth, Texas, & the late: Peter W. Tata, Chester W. Tata, & Madeline Occhipinti. She is also lovingly survived by 11 great-grandchildren: Geoffrey, Tyler, Bryce, Vincent, Desiree, Mackayla, Amelia-Marie, Blakely-Joe, Wyatt, Charlie-Faye, Grayson, & the late Davin. Many faithful nieces, nephews, grand-nephews & grand-nieces also survive her. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Wellstar Hospice of Tranquility Mountain, 475 Dickerson Ave., N.W. Marietta, GA 30064-1467.
Saturday, December 6th, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.
Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Wellstar Hospice of Tranquility Mountain, 475 Dickerson Ave., N.W. Marietta, GA 30064-1467.
Private services were held for Emery L. Lezette, who died on Thanksgiving Evening, November 27th, 2014, at 75 years, at the home of his daughter, Nancy, with whom he made his home in Revere for the past nine years. Born & raised in Coeymans, New York, he lived there for many years before coming to Revere nine years ago. He worked as an industrial maintenance worker for the Peerless Window Group, Inc. for several years. He was forced into early retirement because of subsequent falls he sustained during his work. He is survived by his best friend & former wife, Connie (Abare) of New York. He is the beloved & devoted father of Nancy L. Morigerato & her companion, Revere Firefighter Louis J. Iovine, of Revere, Thomas Lezette & wife Terri Lee of California, Terry Ramirez-Lezette & her spouse Darlene of California, Charles V. Lezette & his wife Tracey, Richard F. Lezette, & Michael J. Lezette, all of New York. He is also the cherished grandfather of Jesse L. Ciulla of Revere, Michael Lezette of New York, Vanessa & Jessica Brown, both of California, also lovingly survive by his two great grand daughters, Jazlyn & Jaden Brown.. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Lung Association of Massachusetts Inc., 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451.
Family & friends are invited to attended visiting hours on Tuesday, December 2nd, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Marsha J. (Seronick) Orlandino, who died following a lengthy battle with LUPUS disease on Wednesday, November 26th at Tufts Medical Center of Boston. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, December 3rd at 11 a.m., followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Born in Boston’s Dorchester Section, she attended the Jerimiah A. Burke School & High School, graduating in 1964. All of her working career , was spent in fashion design, particularly with Gayle Markus Designs of New York, creating leather accessories, i.e., pocket-books, purses ladies & mens’ accessories of clothing. She loved her work & regaled in her creations. She is the adored & beloved wife of 47 years, to Luis J. Orlandino.She enjoyed traveling extensively with her husband to places around the world. She is the devoted mother of Randy L. Orlandino & his wife Isabel of Medford. She is the dear sister of Eileen Seronick of San Jose, CA & the daughter of the late Bernard & Ann (Itzicovitz) Seronick.