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21
Nov

Joseph P. Prudente

Joseph P. Prudente

Joseph P. Prudente

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Joseph P. Prudente, who passed following a lengthy illness on Friday, November 21st at Holy Family Hospital of Methuen, at 79 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, November 26th at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston, at 11 a.m.  Born & raised in East Boston, he & his bride of 58 years, Palma C. (Lopez), graduated from East Boston High School, Class of 1954.  They were married in 1956, lived in East Boston until moving to Billerica in 1965 & remained there until moving to Salem, New Hampshire in 2004.  Joseph worked as a Produce Manager for the Johnny Food Mart Corporation for over 29 years.  He then went to the former “Brockelman’s” of Wayland for ten years, retiring at 70 years.  Joseph was the founder & past President of the TCP Foundation of Massachusetts.  The organization will continue to flourish under the administration of his 3 sons.  Besides his beloved wife of 58 years, Palma C. (Lopez), he leaves three devoted sons: Joseph J. Prudente & his wife Kathleen of Worcester, John J. Prudente & his wife Nancy of The Villages, Florida, & David F. Prudente & his wife Suzanne of Acton, MA.  He is the cherished grandfather of: Kevin J. Prudente & his wife Jaime of Bolton, MA, Jillian M. Masters & her husband Nicholas of Pensacola, FL, John J. Prudente, Jr. & his wife Lindsey of Worcester, James M. Prudente & his wife Anya of South Boston, & Isabel E. Prudente of Acton.  Dear brother of Rita Siracuse & her husband Michael of Lynn, Richard Prudente & his wife Dorothy of Reading, Florence Downey & her husband John of Virginia, Geraldine Damiano & her late husband James of Revere, Michael Prudente & his wife Christine of Everett, & the late: Anthony & Albert Prudente, & Lorraine Boutillier.  He is also lovingly survived by his 5 great-grandchildren: Riley, Caroline, Charlotte, Luke, & Victoria.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesay, November 26th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, East Boston.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

20
Nov

Barbara A. (Kennedy) Haggerty

 

Barbara A. Haggerty

Barbara A. Haggerty

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, November 24th, from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Barbara A. (Kennedy) Haggerty, who passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 20th at Boston Medical Center. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, November 25th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church ( corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 10:30 a.m..  Barbara was born & raised in Lynn, & came to Revere in the 1950′s & lived in Revere for over 50 years.  She had a brief working career as a bookkeeper, as she became the devoted mother of six children.  Mrs. Haggerty was an active member of the Immaculate Conception Community, being an active member of the Immaculata Guild & the Maria Assunta Guild of the Parish as well as the Mother’s Club & Bowling League.  She enjoyed her summer residence in Raymond, Maine, immensely, always hosting a full house.  As her senior years approached, she held close to her heat “Saturdays” with her daughters, when they would treat her to a luncheon & shopping.  Her beloved husband, Edwin G. Haggerty passed in August of 1992.  She is the devoted mother of: Mary Ellen Kippenberger & her husband, Retired Revere Fire Lieutenant Michael T. Kippenberger of Topsfield, Thomas E. Haggerty & his wife Lyn of Hamburg, NY, Barbara A. D’Eramo & her husband James R. & Michael E. & James L. Haggerty & Margaret A. “Peggy” Haggerty all of Revere. She is the adored grandmother of: Michael T. Kippenberger, Jr. & his wife Lauren of Tewksbury,  Katelyn M. Campbell & her husband Christopher of Burlington, Christopher J. D’Eramo, John J. D’Eramo, Stacey Squillacioti, Shannon, Jamie & Jessica Haggerty all of Revere, Ryan Haggerty & his wife Lisa of Chicago, IL., Kara Haggerty of Valejo, CA Ellen & Lee Haggerty both of Hamburg, NY.  She is also lovingly survived by her great grandson Michael Patrick Kippenberger.  She was the dear sister of the late Rev. William Kennedy, S.J.. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  In Lieu of flowers: Remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, November 24th from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, November 25th at 10:30 a.m. in  Immaculate Conception Church (Revere)

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery

In Lieu of flowers: Remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

 

17
Nov

Luca Morelli

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Luca Morelli, who died following a valiant six month battle with Glioblastoma (brain cancer) at his Saugus residence on Monday, November 17th, at 73 years.  His funeral service will be conducted in the Funeral Home on Thursday, November 20th at 11 a.m.  Interment will be held privately.  Born in Sicily, Italy, he came to the United States as a young boy of 9 years with his family, settling in East Boston.  He lived there for a time, & moved to Malden, where he lived for over 35 years, before moving to Saugus eighteen years ago.  For the past thirty years, he has been the Proprietor & Operator of Carter’s Dry Cleansers of Everett & Malden: Luca worked until May 2014, when he received his diagnosis of brain cancer.  A very dedicated family man, he enjoyed the company of his children & grandchildren, especially.  He is the beloved husband of 52 years to: Rosalie (Ballerini) Morelli.  He is the devoted father of: Louis Morelli & his wife Maureen of Everett, Lisa D’Alleva of Melrose, & Lydia Howard & her husband David of Medford.  He is the dear brother of Lydia Diana of Somerville & Nancy Morelli-Moniz of Hansen, MA.  He is also lovingly survived by his eight grandchildren: Zackary T., Madelane R., Isabella M. & Luca F. Morelli, Charles D’Alleva, Lauren M., Rosalie M. & Henry L. Howard.  Several nieces & nephews also survive him.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home.

Interment

Will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.

 

17
Nov

Anna (Santangelo) Berlandi

Anna (Santangelo) Berlandi

Anna (Santangelo) Berlandi

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, November 20th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE, for ANNA (Santangelo) BERLANDI, who died peacefully at Merrimack County Nursing Center in Boscawen, New Hampshire on Monday, November 17th at the age of 94 years young.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, November 21st at 9 AM followed by a funeral mass in the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, 487 BROADWAY (directly across from EVERETT CITY HALL), EVERETT, at 10 AM.  Born in Boston’s North End on October 18, 1920, she was the eleventh child to parents, Francesco & Adrianna (Interante) Santangelo.  She married the love of her life, George C. Berlandi.  She was but 18 years, & together they raised six children.  A deeply religious woman, she lived her faith, in total, i.e., she gave extraordinary care to her entire family, extended family & many, many friends.  Her supreme joy was given to all who met her through her baking goods.  Her special ingredient of love in her baking & in her life has left us all with an incredible legacy that will long be not forgotten.  Her loving husband, George, died in December of 1980.  She is the cherished mother of: Adrienne L. Sutera & her husband Vincent of Lynnfield, George C. Berlandi, Jr. & his wife Barbara of Concord, NH, Robert J.A. Berlandi & his wife Theresa of Wake Forest, North Carolina, Donna A. Berlandi-Cody of Rowley, & the late: Marie Gorgone & Diane F. Accardi.  She is also lovingly survived by 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, & 3 great-great-grandchildren.  She is the dear sister to the late: Lucy Alba, Marian Aiello, Domenica “Mamie” Ciulla, Mary Comeau, Catherine Bruno, Michael & Frank Santangelo.  Many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews also survive her.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

9
Nov

Michalena (D’Apice) Sulprizio

Michalena (D'Apice) Sulprizio

Michalena (D’Apice) Sulprizio

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, November 14th, 2014 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Michalena (D’Apice) Sulprizio, who died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 9th at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center of Worcester, at 91 years.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church (250 Revere St.), Revere, at 12 Noon.  Born & raised in East Boston, she attended Boston schools & was a 1941 alumna of East Boston High School.  She lived all her life in East Boston, until moving to West Peabody in 1978, where she remained until moving to Bellingham, MA six months ago.  Mrs. Sulprizio was a long-time member of the Senior Center at Peabody.  She was the wife of the late Bernard Sulprizio, who passed in January of 2005.  She is the beloved mother of Patricia A. Honour & her late husband A. Edward Honour, Jr. of Bellingham, MA, & the late Joseph Sulprizio.  She is the devoted grandmother of: Dina M. Honour & her husband Richard A. Steggall of Copenhagen, Denmark, & Karen L. Honour of Bellingham, MA.  She is also lovingly survived by her two great-grandsons, Rowan E. Honour-Steggall & Reed L. Honour-Steggall of Copenhagen, Denmark, & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  She is the dear sister of Margaret Rossi of Peabody, Edna Luongo & her husband Gerard of East Boston, Louise Clabo & her husband Newell of Maryville, Tennessee, & the late: Rose Mastone, Maria D’Apice, Julia Festa, Helen Ruggiero, & Carmella Stanchi.  Interment will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, November 14th, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 12 Noon in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

9
Nov

Virginia R. (Ginnetti) Papa

Virginia R. (Ginnetti) Papa

Virginia R. (Ginnetti) Papa

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Virginia R. (Ginnetti) Papa, who died after a lengthy illness, in the presence of her God & family, peacefully on Sunday, November 9th at Meadow-Green Nursing Home of Waltham, at 89 years.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, following the visitation, followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, at 12 Noon.  Born & raised in Revere, she was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1943.  Virginia lived in Revere, mostly on Hall St., for many years, before moving to Lexington in 2000.  She had a 20 year career with the Registry of Motor Vehicles (Nashua St.), Boston, as a clerk & interviewer.  At one time, all of her sisters worked at the Registry for many years.  As any Revereite would tell you, if the need came to be, & you made a trip to the Registry & one of the Ginnetti Girls recognized you, your wait was minimal & your problems were solved.  All four Ginnetti Girls (Anna, Frances, Virginia, & Chickie), were most accommodating & a pleasure to deal with.  She is the beloved wife of the late Pellegrino R. “Bill” Papa, who passed in July, 2007.  She is the adored & devoted mother of: Jeanne A. Papa of Lexington, William V. Papa & his wife Dorothy Grayson of Salem, MA, & Virginia A. Papa-Carino & her husband Francis W. of West Newton.  She is the cherished grandmother to Ava R. & Lily R. Carino, both of West Newton.  She is the dear sister of Frances D. Gennacco of Revere & her late husband John, Lillian M. “Chickie” Boudette & her husband Bernand F., all of Revere, & the late: Anthony, Dante, & Spartaco Ginnetti, & Anna Sasso.  She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Newton Cemetery of Newton, MA.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at Meadow-Green Nursing Home, 45 Woburn St., Waltham, MA 02452, or to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2031.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 12 Noon in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Newton Cemetery, Newton.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at Meadow-Green Nursing Home, 45 Woburn St., Waltham, MA 02452, or to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2031.

8
Nov

Albert J. Blasi

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 beginning at 9AM, in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Albert J. Blasi, who died on Saturday, November 8th at Genesis at Wakefield Center, Wakefield, following a lengthy illness, at 81 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday following the visitation, & followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere, at 11AM. Born & raised in Revere, he attended schools here & entered the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, from March of 1954 – March of 1958. He served with Company G, within the 18th Infantry Regiment as an assistant Squad Leader. He went to work with the City of Revere, in the School Department, serving as Athletic Director for many years. He also taught within the system, as a social studies teacher at the High School. He is a member of the Retired Revere Teachers’ Association. His beloved wife, Louise G. (Davis), pre-deceased him on March 8, 2010. They had been married for 51 years at the time of her death. He is the devoted & cherished father of: Barbara A. Lospennato & her husband, Robert J., Brenda L. Spinney all of Revere, Anthony A. Blasi & his wife, Terri of Auburn, Maine, & Roxanne Pittman & her husband, James M. of Auburn, Massachusetts. He is the dear brother of: Anthony J. “A.J.” Blasi & his wife, Bernice of Revere, & the late Rocco Blasi & Rita Grosso. He is also the adored grandfather of: Nicole M. Apollo & her husband, Daniel R. Apollo USN of Maryland, James M. Pittman III of Auburn, MA, Andrew Spinney of Revere, Patrick A. Lospennato of Revere, Jessica L. Pittman of Auburn, MA, & Anthony P. Blasi of Auburn, ME. He is also lovingly survived by his great-grandson, Daniel Ryan Apollo, Jr. Interment will be at Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody, MA. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.

Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, November 15th, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.

5
Nov

Antonio P. Maglione, Jr.

Antonio P. Maglione, Jr.

Antonio P. Maglione, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Retired Air Force Major Antonio P. Maglione, Jr., who died following a long illness on Wednesday, November 5th, at 87 years, at his nephew’s Revere home, where he had been living for the past five years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, November 12th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere, at 10 a.m.  Interment & military honors will be rendered at the Massachusetts National Cemetery of Bourne (Cape Cod), at 1:15 p.m.  Born & raised in Revere, he attended Revere schools & was a 1945 alumnus of Revere High School.  He entered the United States Air Force in July of 1946 & served until September 30th, 1966, with over 20 years of service with the Air Force, & retired as Major.  His term of service extended from the end of World War II, to Korea, & through the Viet-Nam Era.  “The Military” never left  his life nor his personality.  He attended schools throughout his military career & continued to improve his educational background well into his sixties.  For over 20 years, he worked for the IRS as a tax examiner & supervisor.  He was a long time member of the Revere Lodge of Elks #1171 & the Beachmont V.F.W. Post #6712.  He also taught within the Revere School system for several years at the High School level, before retirement.  He was the beloved son of the late Antonio P. Maglione, Sr. & Caroline (Marotta).  He was the dear brother of the late: Louise M. DeRosa, Revere Patrolman Carmine J. Maglione, George Maglione, Sr., Mary Clark, Carmella Santosuosso, Celia D’Agnese, Peter, Michael, & Rocco Maglione.  He is lovingly survived by his nephew & best friend, George Maglione, Jr. of Revere, with whom he made his home for the past five years.  He is also lovingly survived by many other cherished nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  The family acknowledges with an abundance of gratitude his health-care providers, Nancy & David, for their extraordinary care & attention to “Uncle Tony.”  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne (Cape Cod), following the Funeral Mass, at 1:15 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

1
Nov

Mary L. (Hartnett) Cassani

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Mary L. (Hartnett) Cassani, who died quietly on Saturday, November 1st at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital, following complications related to Leukemia, at 83 years.  Her Funeral Mass will follow the visitation on Wednesday, at 11 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere.  Born & raised in Revere, she lived her entire life in Revere, & was a 1948 alumna of Revere High School.  Mrs. Cassani retired in 1989 after over ten years of service as a secretary with the MBTA.  She was the dear wife of the late, John A. Cassani, who died in 1974.  She was the daughter of the late, John T. Hartnett & Mary I. (Turner) Hartnett.  She is the beloved sister to Joan T. Hartnett of Orlando, Florida, & is also lovingly survived by many cousins.  Interment will be in the family lot at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Dr. Richard Lee Cancer Research Fund at Mass. General Hospital, 100 Cambridge St., Boston, MA 02114.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Dr. Richard Lee Cancer Research Fund at Mass. General Hospital, 100 Cambridge St., Boston, MA 02114.

30
Oct

Armando Salvatore Cantino

Family & friends are invited to a visitation on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Armando Salvatore Cantino, who died on Thursday, October 30th at the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital of Bedford, following a long illness, at 81 years.  A funeral mass will follow the visitation at the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m., followed by entombment in the Woodlawn Community Mausoleum (Versailles Building), Everett.  Born in Messina, Sicily, Italy on November 28th, 1932, he was brought to America in 1936.  The family settled in Boston’s North End, where Armando attended schools & graduated from Boston Trade School in 1950.  He worked briefly at the former West End House in Boston as a Physical Instructor.  He entered the United States Army in February of 1953 & served until February of 1955 as a Corporal.  During his time in the service, he met an attractive Registered Nurse with the U.S. Army & they were wed in February of 1954.  Maria was a native of Santurce, Puerto Rico, where they would spend the majority of their lives until coming to Revere, MA in 2008.  The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past February.  Besides his beloved wife of 60 years, Maria J. (Lopez) Cantino, he is the devoted brother of Anthony P. Cantino of Revere & the late: Carmela J. Caputo & Philip Cantino.  He is the dear uncle of Angela J. Tabb & her husband Robert, Joseph A. Caputo, Jr. & his wife Mary-Lou, Camille M. Punch & her husband William A., & Joanne T. Caputo-Carfagna & her husband Alfred.  He is the cherished grand-uncle of Denise Tarro, Jeffrey Tarro & his wife Michele, Devon Punch & her husband Matthew Smith, & Anthony J. Caputo.  He is also lovingly survived by 3 great-grand-nieces, Chelsey, Gianna, & Ciara.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Entombment

In the Woodlawn Community Mausoleum (Versailles Building), Everett.

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730.