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26
Aug

Mildred E. (Carrozza) Rodriguez

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, August 28th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:oo p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway(Rte 107) Revere, for Mildred E. (Carrozza) Rodriguez, who passed on Wednesday, August 26th following a Rodriquez, Mildredvaliant struggle with pancreatic cancer, at her Revere residence. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, August 29th, at 10:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St.,Revere at 11 :00 a.m. Entombment will follow in the Sheffield Bldg. of the Woodlawn Cemetery Community Mausoleum, Everett.

Born & raised in E. Boston she attended East Boston Schools & was a 1939 alumna of East Boston High School. “Millie” as she was affectionately known as, worked in the garment industry for a great part of her working career. There, she met her husband to be, Diego Rodriguez, a handsome young Cuban immigrant, who captured her heart. They were married in January of 1962 & spent 51 years, together until his untimely death, on March 31st (Easter Sunday), 2013. The couple left East Boston in 2003 & moved to the St. George Condominiums on Revere Beach Blvd.

She is survived by her beloved sister, Frances D. DiPlacidio & her husband,John of Royal Palms, FI., formerly of Peabody. She was also the sister of the late D. “Mico”, John “Panco”, Enrico “Eastago”, Elio “Leo”, Nicholas J. “Nicki”, Ralph Sr., & David Carrozza & also the late: Lesandrina “Sandra” Russo, Lena Incerto & Bridget Pisano. She is also lovingly survivedby her sister-in-law, Rose Carozza of Wilmington, many nieces,nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. She was also the daughter of the late, David Carrozza &
Frances (Vertuccio) Carrozza.

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, August 28th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, August 29th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Entombment

Woodlawn Cemetery Community Mausoleum, Sheffield Building, Everett

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

22
Aug

Robert S. Pulisciano

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, September 2nd from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway(Rte. 107) Revere, for Robert S. Pulisciano, who died unexpectedly on Saturday,August 22nd Robert Puliscianoafter being stricken & taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Medford.

Born in Malden, he was raised & educated in Revere, & was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1994. For all his working career, he was a proud member of the Iron Workers Union, Local #7. He had a welcoming personality, and was highly respected & loved within the Local #7. He lived in Revere, until moving to Saugus & then to Danvers, five years ago.

He is the beloved husband of Tanya M.(Peppe) Pulisciano, & the cherished father of: Robert A.& Milania B. Pulisciano, all of Danvers. He is the adored son of Gail B.(Stewart) Pulisciano-Sweezey of No. Fort Myers, Fl.& her husband, John. He is also the son of the late, Anthony Pulisciano. He is the dear brother of Wendy LaMontagne & her husband, Jason of Shapleigh, Maine & Darlene Pulisciano &. her companion, Jiri of Woburn. Also lovingly survived by his, father & mother-in-law, Vinnie & Nancy Peppe of Danvers, brother & sisters-in-law, Josephine and her husband Vincent DelGrosso of Middleton & Sabrina & her husband, Erik Spencer, Danny Peppe & his wife, Micalya all of Danvers. He also leaves eight loving nieces & nephews: Katelyn, Jake, Isabella, Vanessa, Landon, Vinnie, Cooper
& Lorenzo, & many aunts, uncles & cousins. Services & interment will be held privately.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, September 2nd from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Services and Interment will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made for the education of his children, at: Mrs. Tanya Pulisciano, 1 West St., Danvers, MA 01923.

21
Aug

David A. Whelton, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, August 25th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Whelton, David A. SrHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere, for David A. Whelton, Sr., who died unexpectedly after being taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Friday, August 21st. Mr Whelton was at his workplace (McGinn Bus Co.) when he became ill. A Funeral Service will be conducted on Wednesday, August 26th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by interment at Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.

 

Born in Melrose, he was raised & educated in Saugus & was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1971. He entered the US Army at Ft. Stewart, Ga in October of 1974 and served until October of 1979. After discharge from the army he moved to, Everett, where he remained. He was a passionate member of the Viet-Nam effort. Nine years, ago he began working for the McGinn Bus Lines of Lynn, as a Teamster with Local #42 of Lynn.

He is the beloved husband of 39 years to Diane E. (Baxter) & the adored father of Gwen E. Whelton both of Everett & the late David A. Whelton, Jr. He was the cherished grandfather of Kristen E. Whelton, Jake D. & Savanah D. Gomez, all of Everett. He is the dear son of Ruth F. (Mahoney) Whelton of Saugus & the late John F. Whelton. He is the devoted brother of John F. Whelton of Wilmington, Carolyn Gammon of Saugus, Mark Whelton of Saugus, Kathleen Coccivillo of Wakefield, Adam Whelton & his wife, Rosalie of Peabody & the late Cynthia L. Wilson. He is also lovingly survived by Helen Gray & Steven Albano & many nieces & nephews.

 

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, August 25th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 26th at 11:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody

In lieu of flowers; remembrances may be made to the: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000,Dept.142 Memphis,Tn. 38101-9908.

18
Aug

Ann (Reppucci) Giglio

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, August 20th, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Giglio, AnnHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte 107)REVERE, for Ann (Reppucci) Giglio, who died following a brief illness, on Tuesday, August 18th at Boston’s Mass. General Hospital. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, August 21st, at 9:30 a.m., followed by the funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 10:30 a.m.

 

Born & raised in East Boston, Ann was an alumna of East Boston High School, Class of 1931. She came to live in Revere, 75 years ago,when she married Roger A. Giglio, who passed in December of 1992. She worked for over 30 years, with the former Liberty Market of East Boston as a lead cashier remaining with them until the store closed. Liberty Market was owned & operated by the Lombardo Family, friends of the Reppucci Family. Locally in Revere, back in the late fifties & early sixties she was a clerk for the former, Russo’s Bakery, on Broadway, Revere, now Luberto’s Bakery. For many of the years at Liberty Market, all of Ann’s sisters worked with her, namely, Eleanor, Carmella & Lucy. Back in the seventies, eighties and early nineties, the family knew where to locate the Reppucci Girls, especially on a Saturday. (All had married and taken their marriage names), however, they were always referred to as the Reppucci Girls. Ann was also a devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community, Revere , always active in the Immaculata Guild of the IC School & Maria Assunta Guild, Ann chaired the annual IC Fall Bazaar for several years. She & her late husband, Roger, he, an usher for IC & active member of the Holy Name Society, were most generous to the church, especially at the time of the building of the new
Church in 1990.

 

Ann is the devoted mother to, Roger C. Giglio & his wife Maryanne of Revere, Joyce C. Blais & her husband, Donald E. of Saugus & Carl D. Giglio of Revere. She is the cherished grandmother of Laura West & her husband, John of Litchfield, N.H., Christie Giglio of Derry, N.H., Michael A. Blais & his wife, Ali of Zurich, Switzerland, Jacqueline A. Blais of Leiden, Holland & Carolyn M. Blais of Los Angeles, CA. She is the dear sister & best friend to Lucy M. Salemme of Revere & the late, Eleanor Santoro, Carmella M. Elliott, Anthony A. “Tom” Repucci, John, Joseph & Evelyn Reppucci. She is also lovingly survived by her two (2) great-grandchildren, Emily & Colby, her 101 year old, special brother-in-law, Salvatore Santoro of Revere & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Interment will be in the family lot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Because of her strong faith & fondness for her IC Church, the family asks, that, rather than flowers, remembrances be made to the Restoration Fund at Immaculate Conception Church, 22 Lowe St., Revere,Ma. 02151.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, August 20th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, August 21st at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

Remembrances may be made to the Restoration Fund at Immaculate Conception Church, 22 Lowe St., Revere, MA 02151.

11
Aug

Florence E. (Cutillo) Cantone

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home Florence Cantonefor Funerals, 773 Broadway, Revere, for Florence E. (Cutillo) Cantone, who passed away on Tuesday, August 11th at her Revere residence following a lengthy and valiant battle with lung cancer. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, August 17th 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. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

 

Born in Boston, she lived in Revere all of her life and was a 1947 alumna of Revere High School. Florence worked as a young woman for Sweetheart Paper Products of Chelsea as a government inspector for several years. She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew A. “Andy” Cantone, former proprietor and operator of Andy’s Gas Station and Auto Repair of Broadway, Revere. He died in August of 2001. She is the devoted mother of Sandra A. Chiesa and her husband Michael Chiesa and the cherished grandmother of Michael Chiesea, Andrea O’Brien and her husband Robert, all of Revere. She is the dear sister of Lorraine C. Malinowski and her companion John Morandi of Woburn, Janet M. Stuppia and her husband Michael Stuppia, Sr. of Revere and the late Louis R., Frank R. and Robert J. Cutillo, Jr. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren, Gabrielle S. and Robert A. O’Brien of Revere and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, August 17th 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 your favorite charity.

9
Aug

Cindy A. (Nickerson) Ferrero

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, August 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home Ferrerofor Funerals, 773 Broadway, Revere, for Cindy A. (Nickerson) Ferrero, who died on Sunday, August 9th at the Hyder House Hospice of Dover, New Hampshire. Her funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home, following the visiting hours at 7: 15 p.m.

 
Cindy died following a three year battle with ovarian cancer. Born in Chelsea, she was raised and educated in Revere, graduating from Revere High School, Class of 1976. Cindy married Arthur “Jack” Ferrero of East Boston, 32 years ago and relocated in 1984 to Middleton for ten years, then Franklin, MA for four years, then onto Bellingham, MA for eight years and then finally to West Ossipee, New Hampshire in 2007. For over 15 years, she has worked with the US Postal Service and up until 6 months ago, was the Officer in Charge of the Chocorua, N.H. Postal Office and District.

 

Besides leaving her beloved husband Jack, She is the devoted mother of Nicolas A. Ferrero and his wife Michelle of Pittsfield, MA, and Jennifer A. Varney and her husband Corp. Dalton W. Varney, US Marine Corps, of Jacksonville, North Carolina. She is the dear sister of Bruce Nickerson of Haverhill and the late Gordon Nickerson Jr. and Ronald N. Nickerson. She is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews.

 

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, August 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, August 14th at 7:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Hyder House Hospice, 285 County Farm Rd. Dover, NH 03820 or to Celebrate Life Cancer Survivors Network by visiting www.clcsn.org.

7
Aug

Charles F. “Butch” Russo, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, August 13th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Russo, CharlesHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway, Revere, for Charles F. “Butch” Russo, Sr., who passed away on August 7th after a battle with lung cancer at age 71. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, August 14th at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. and Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

 
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him for his sassy and quick wit.
Born, raised and educated in Revere, he was a 1961 alumnus of Revere High School. He also attended Miami-Dade College of Florida. He retired after 37 years of service to American Airlines as a supervisor. “Butch” was a member and past treasurer for the AA Northeast Vanguards for many years. He also served as President to the Three (3) Diamonds Society at the airlines. He also taught an airline course at Newbury College. While still living in Revere, he sat on the Conservation Commission for several years. After moving to Windham, NH in 2005, he was Supervisor of the Checklist for the Town of Windham, New Hampshire. While a member of the Windham Lions Club, he was awarded the prestigious honor as recipient to the Melvin Jones Award from Lions International. He was also past treasurer for Windham Meadows Condo Association for 5 years.

 
He leaves his devoted wife Marie C. (Martucci) after 48 years of marriage. He is the beloved father to Kathleen M. Parris and her husband Robert J. of Lynnfield, Charles F. Russo, Jr and his wife Lisamarie of Salem, NH, Gina M. Pearson and her husband Gary of Nashua, NH. He is the cherished “Papa” to 6 grandchildren; Danielle and Robert Joseph Parris of Lynnfield, Joseph and James Russo of Salem, NH, Mia and Ava Pearson of Nashua, NH. He is also lovingly survived by Bella too. He is the dear brother of Thomas R. Russo and his wife Lorraine of Satsuma, FL and the late Bernard R. “Bernie” Russo. Many nieces and nephews also survive him. He was also predeceased by his parents, R. Carl and Dorothy T. (MacPhee) Russo.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, August 13th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, August 14th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Boston Children’s Hospital, Attn: Development Foundation, 300 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA 02119.

6
Aug

Anthony Bono

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, August 10th beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, Revere, for Anthony “Tony” Bono, who died on Thursday, August 6th in the Academy Manor Nursing Bono, AnthonyFacility of Andover. The visitation will be followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Born in Boston’s North End, in 1923, he and his family returned to his family’s farm in Sciacca, Italy-Sicily where he worked on the family farm. Upon returning to the USA, he settled in Revere, working as a Union Laborer for the Local #22. Tony was also a vendor for decades at Boston’s Historic Haymarket District selling produce every weekend.

He was the beloved husband of the late Lillian (Craparo) Bono, who died in January of 1999. He is the devoted father of Josephine Bono of Everett and her late husband Benny DeCenso, Lena Anderson and her husband Retired Revere Narcotics Detective Wayne Anderson of Georgetown, Rita Goyette and her husband Randy of Peabody and Theresa Schmitz and her husband Dana of Andover. He was the cherished grandfather of Wakefield Police Sgt. Joseph Anderson and his wife Melissa of Rowley and Lauren DeCenso of Everett. He is the dear brother of the late Giuseppe, Stefano, Gaspare and Giovanni Bono. He was the son of the late Giuseppe and Giuseppa (Trafficanti) Bono.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, August 10th beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, August 10th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

31
Jul

Lillian (Bevilacqua) LaCava

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, August 4th beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Rte. 107), REVERE, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.

 

Mrs. LaCava was born and raised in Revere and was a 1933 alumna of Revere High School. The Bevilacqua family was a long-time supporter and attendee at St. Anthony’s Parish for over 100 years. Mrs. LaCava was director of the Bingo Game for many years and a member of the former Anthonian Club. Her late husband, Robert J. LaCava died in October of 1974.

 

She is the devoted mother of Roberta A. Bengtson of Atlanta, GA & Richard C. LaCava & wife Judith of Carver, MA & Myrtle Beach, SC. Cherished grandmother of Christopher J. LaCava & wife Eliza Loyola of Driftwood, TX & Kristina A. Bengtson of Lilburn, GA. Dear sister of Joseph Bevilacqua & Gilda Mercurio, both of Revere, & the late Laura M. Bevilacqua, retired Revere Fire Lt., Alexander Drinkwater, Mary Compiano & Charles Bevilacqua. Also lovingly survived by her two great-grandchildren, Emiliano G. & Sicilia A. LaCava & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.

 

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, August 4th beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, August 4th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

29
Jul

Nina F. Dineen

Nina DineenNina F. Dineen 25 of Revere died suddenly at her home on Wednesday, July 29th. Nina was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at age two yet still enjoyed an active life. An Honor Student at Revere High School, Class of 2007, she was president of the National Honor Society and an enthusiastic member of the Speech and Debate Club. She graduated from Emerson College with a degree in Film Studies and earned a Master’s Degree in American Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Nina was passionate about film, poetry, and her family. An advocate for people of all disabilities, she won multiple awards for her involvement with the Arthritis Foundation and was a proud employee at the National Braille Press. She loved Camp Dartmouth-Hitchcock, a week-long program for children with JRA, both as a camper as well as a counselor.
Nina is survived by her parents Martin F. and Josephine N. (Quartarone) Dineen, brothers Joseph V. and Henry Q and his girlfriend Nancy Tran. Also survived by Uncle Frank H. Quartarone, Godfather James Crowley of Brighton and Grandmother Mary Rita Dineen of Springfield, Illinois, aunts, uncles, cousins, dear friends and her beloved cats Assunta, Vita and Strega.

Services

Services and Interment will be held privately. Please contact the family for arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Pediatric Rheumatology Camp, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756.