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17
Feb

Ruth E. (Chiary) Horrocks

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, February 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Ruth E. (Chiary) Horrocks, who passed following a brief illness on Sunday, February 17th at the Lighthouse Nursing & Rehabiliatation Center of Revere. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, February 21st 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. and immediately followed with interment at the Annunciation Cemetery, Hobart St., Danvers.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was raised & educated in Revere & was a 1946 alumna of Revere High School. Ruth maintained a life-long friendship with her members of her High School graduating class. They called themselves “The Tuesday Nite Club” & met weekly at each other’s home. With Ruth’s passing, only one member survives. For over thirty years, Ruth worked as a Crossing Guard for the Revere School System, a job she held close to her heart.

Ruth leaves her beloved husband of 70 years, Edward W. Horrocks, Sr. She is the cherished mother to Edward W. “Buddy” Horrocks, Jr. & his wife, Nancy of Palm Harbor, FL, Kathleen G. Horrocks & her husband, Robert Boudreu of Waltham, William E. Horrocks & his wife, Deborah of York, Maine, & Kenneth F. Horrocks & his wife, Brenda of Worton, Maryland. She is the devoted grandmother to Cindy Horrocks & her companion, Christopher Harrington of Clearwater, FL, Jill Horrocks of Largo, FL, Kristi Horrocks of Palm Harbor, Fl., William Horrocks & his wife, Samantha of Salisbury, Chelsea Jennings & her husband, Roland of Chestertown, MD & Stacy Heredia & her husband, Gary of York, ME. Dear sister of Grace Bellino of Santa Cruz, CA & the late Herbert Foye, Helen T. Seeley & Francis Chiary. She is also lovingly survived by her goddaughter & 1 niece, Robin J. Upton of CA & Idaho & many other nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Ruth is also proudly survived by her surrogate son, Daniel J. Doherty & wife, Kim of No. Reading & her adoring 6 great-grandchildren, Ryan, Ben, Lyla, Luke, Gray & Samuel.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, February 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, February 21st at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers

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


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17
Feb

Edith P. (Salvatore) Graf

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, February 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE for Edith P. (Salvatore) Graf, who passed following a long illness on Sunday, February 17th at Rosewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Peabody. Her Funeral Service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. and immediately will be followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Born & raised in Chelsea, she was a 1936 alumna of Chelsea High School & then continued onto Mass. College of Art as a member of the Class of 1938. For about five years, she worked for the former “Legget’s Drug Store Group” at their Boylston St. location within the cosmetic department. She married her childhood sweetheart in 1947, Revere Auxiliary Police Chief, Robert E. Graf & began their family of 5 children, 10 grandchildren & 10 great-grandchildren. Chief Bob passed in February of 1982, which marked Edith’s move to Lynnfield, over 25 years ago. She was a member of the Lynnfield Senior Center and enjoyed the Yoga classes immensely. She was blessed with a very long life, just 4 months shy of her 100th birthday.

She is the adored mother to Robert M. Graf & his wife, Linda of Lynnfield, Linda M. Lamoly & her husband, Ronald of Ocala, Florida, Nancy A. Schifino & her late husband, Michael of Lynnfield, Deborah G. Selvitella & her husband, Henry A. of Newbury & Michael J. Graf & his wife, Daniella of Newton. She is also lovingly survived by ten (10) grandchildren, ten (10) great-grandchildren & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. She is the dear sister to the late Angelina DiScipio, Phillip, Alfred & Charles Salvatore.



Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, February 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 20th at 12:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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5
Feb

Theresa E. “Terry” (Cunio) Anacki

Unexpectedly, formerly of Revere, in Chelsea, Feb. 5th at 57 years. Beloved wife of Michael A. Anacki. Cherished mother of Maria E. (Ferragamo) Arrico & her husband James A. Arrico of Canton. Devoted sister of Deborah A. Gold & husband David of Lynn, Barbara A. Cunio of Revere, Arthur J. Cunio, II & his wife Cynthia of Jacksonville, NC, Pamela M. MacDonald & husband Charles of Lynn & Marilyn J. Frederico & husband Robert of Quincy. Also lovingly survived by her surrogate sister-in-law Rosanne M. Millett & husband Glenn of Raynham & the late Joseph A. Ferragamo, Jr., Suzanne M. Deslongchamps & Annette M. Donatio. Proud daughter of the late Arthur J. & Marilyn J. (Kehoe) Cunio & daughter-in-law to the late Joseph A. & Annette M. (Russo) Ferragamo. Terry was a very special aunt to many nieces & nephews.

Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday, Feb. 11th from the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE 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. and immediately followed by interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. Visiting Hours are Sunday, Feb. 10th in the funeral home from 1-5 p.m. Parking available left of the funeral home.

Former certified nurse’s assistant at Lighthouse Nursing Care Cntr. Of Revere for over 25 years.


Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, February 10th, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, February 11th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody

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


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5
Feb

Adele J. (Robinson) Mazzone

Private funeral Services were held for Adele J. (Robinson) Mazzone, of Saugus, formerly of Revere & Marblehead, who died on Tuesday, February 5th at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, due to a lengthy & confining illness. Born in Lynn, she was raised & educated in Marblehead & was an alumna of the Class of 1962 of Marblehead High School. All of her working career was spent as an expert hair-stylist & colorist in several of the North Shore Salons. The family lived in Revere for about twenty years, before moving to Saugus two years ago. She is the beloved & adored wife of Paul A. Mazzone for the past 46 years. Paul is a retiree of the Revere Public Works Department. She is the cherished mother to Robyn D’Apolito & her husband, Stephen of North Reading, Michael T. Bozek of San Antonio, TX, John B. Bozek & his wife, Sherry of Tewksbury, Nicole M. MacTaggart & her husband, Kevin of Saugus & the late, Paul A. Mazzone, Jr. She is also lovingly survived by her daughter-in-law, Deanna Mazzone of Dracut, 14 (fourteen) grandchildren & 2 great-grandchildren. She was the devoted daughter of the late Byron Robinson & Ruth (O’Dell) Robinson & the dear sister of the late Judy Lang & John Robinson. Interment was private.

 


Funeral Services were Private 

Remembrances may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.


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4
Feb

Nicholas Joseph Gigliello, Jr.

At 81 years, in Revere, on February 4th, following a lengthy illness. Husband of the late Bette I. (Davis) Gigliello. Devoted father of James Anthony Gigliello & his wife Donna of Revere, Gina Marie DeBiase of Meredith, NH, Darlene A. Giello & Annmarie Villante, both of Revere, Christie L. Gigliello of Palm Bay, Florida & the late Denise Gigliello. Dear brother of Rosalie Moccia & husband Robert Moccia, Sr. of Saugus, Lucille Gigliello of Revere & the late Paul V. Gigliello & the late Joanne Esposito. Also lovingly survived by 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren & many nieces & nephews.

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, February 9th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and followed by the Funeral Service in the funeral home at 4:15 p.m. Parking available left of the funeral home. Interment is private.

U.S. Marine Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Longtime true & proud member of the 4th Degree Black Belt Yondan Uechi Rye Inter. Karate-Do Assoc. & recipient of their lifetime achievement award. Member of the Boston Chapter Harley Owners Group & Inter. Union of Painters & Allied Trades – Local #402. Former member of the Revere Loyal Order of the Moose #1272.


Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, February 9th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, February 9th at 4:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

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


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3
Feb

Richard J. Citino

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, February 8th from 3 to 7 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Richard J. Citino, who died unexpectedly at his Point of Pines residence in Revere on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3rd, he was 62 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, February 9th at 11:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere. Interment will be Private.

Richard was born & raised in Revere. He attended both Immaculate Conception Grammar School & Immaculate Conception High School until he was a “junior” when they closed. He was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1974. Richard was very focused on his education, he attended Roger Williams College in Rhode Island and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering. After graduating, he went to work for Sylvania, later becoming Philips Lighting. Richard and another colleague held a patent in for the low wattage energy efficient light bulbs. He later ventured out and opened his own consulting company for several years. He later took a position with the M.W.R.A. as a Project Manager for over 10 years, until his early passing. Richard was known to be a very quiet and humble man, but had many friends in many different circles. He was an avid Boston Sports fan but intently a New England Patriots Fan.

He is the devoted son of the late Vito Citino, Jr. & Doris A. (Wilson) Citino. Cherished brother of Dolores A. Walsh & husband Charles, Laurel F. Costello & husband Robert “Bob” C. & Kevin J. Citino, all of Revere. Loving companion of Joellen Jordan & her daughter Bianca Villaci, both of Revere. Beloved uncle of Robert A. Boyle & wife Patricia, Kristen M. Belcastro & her husband Joseph, Brenda R. Citino, Anthony R. Citino, all of Revere & Nicole F. Citino of Everett. He is also lovingly survived by several grandnieces & grandnephews and his canine companion “Lexi”. He was a past member of the Knights of Columbus Revere Council #179.

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, February 8th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, February 9th at 12:00 p.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Will be 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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2
Feb

Ethel M. (Gatchell) Long

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Tuesday, February 5th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere, for Ethel M. (Gatchell) Long, who passed unexpectedly on Saturday, February 2nd at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital. She had lived for the past three years at Revere’s Lighthouse Nursing Care Center. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, February 6th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 201 Washington Ave., Chelsea and immediately followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Ethel was born & raised in Revere and was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1953. She spent all her life caring for her family and extended family. Ethel was a life-long member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church & was a most active member of the many societies & ladies’ organizations within the church. She was also a long-time member of the Margaret Winthrop Rebekah Lodge #152.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Rolfe K. & Ethel A. (Boehner) Gatchell. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Long, Sr., who died unexpectedly in March of 1985. She is the cherished mother to Sandra L. Davis & her late husband, Anthony of Revere & Sandra is the companion of Jack Donahue of Revere, Michael E. Long of Billerica, Patricia A. “Tricia” Winn of Billerica & also the mother of the late Robert E. Long Jr., who passed unexpectedly on January 9, 2018. She is the devoted grandmother to Matthew J. & Hailey E. Winn, both of Billerica & Jessica L. Ralphs of Revere. She is also the dear sister of Robert W. Gatchell & his wife, Geri of Saugus & the late, Rolfe K. Gatchell, Jr. She is also lovingly survived by 2 sisters-in-law, Emelia R. Gatchell & Sunook Gatchell, both of Revere & many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & nephews. Ethel loved her time with her family & extended family. Every picture of her at family events is dominated by her beautiful smile of contentment & love.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, February 5th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, February 6th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Chelsea

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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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2
Feb

Thomas B. McAveeney

Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, February 7th from 4:00 pm. to 7:00 pm., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Thomas Bernard McAveeney, who passed away Saturday, February 2nd, surrounded by his family at 87 years. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home on Friday, February 8th at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum, Malden.

Tom was the son of the late Betty and John McAveeney of Campton, N.H. He served in the Artillery unit of the Army of the United States from June 21, 1954-June 20, 1956; received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering at the University of N.H. in 1953 and a M.S. in Engineering Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1960. He retired after 41 years with the Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation, a national aptitude testing and research organization where he was the President from 1993-2003. He enjoyed ballroom dancing with his wife Marie; teaching his daughters to dance, ski and play tennis; spending time with his grandchildren; and always looking to learn something new.

He is the beloved husband of 44 years to Marie (Botticelli) McAveeney. Cherished father of Kimberley McAveeney of Mansfield, Donna Mascioli & her husband Carl of Framingham & Woodrow “Woody” O’Dell, Jr. & his wife Cathy of Leesburg, FL. Cherished grandfather of Alexandra, Alyssa, Madison, Nicholas, Andrew, & Michael Krysko, Justin, Kyle, Kaleigh, Nicole, & Connor Mascioli. Dear brother of John McAveeney, Jr. & his wife Maureen of VT, Ann Marr & her late husband Warren of Nashua, Sheila Doherty & her husband Dana of MN, Francis McAveeney & his wife Janet of Tewksbury, David McAveeney & his wife Janet of Gloucester. He is also lovingly survived by his brother-in-law, Joseph Botticelli and his wife Linda of Saugus & many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.


 

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, February 8th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery – Mausoleum, Malden

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House (Care Dimensions), 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.

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1
Feb

Helen M. (Shaughnessy) Shea

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, February 6th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, Revere for Helen M. (Shaughnessy) Shea, who passed away on February 1st, following a lengthy illness at 87 years. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, February 7th 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., and immediately followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Born and educated in Revere, she was an alumna of Immaculate Conception High School, Class of 1949. Her ties with the Immaculate Conception Church Parish community were true and tried for many years, when she was a member of the Ladies’ Sodality and the Maria Assunta Guild. She was an athlete of some standing, especially enjoying swimming. In later years, Helen was a member of several of the North Shore Candlepin Bowling Leagues. Helen enjoyed spending time with her family especially during annual family cook outs.

She was the beloved wife of the late Donald R. Shea, Sr. Devoted mother of Patricia A. Leonard & her late husband Stephen R. of Lynn, Robert G. Shea & his wife Eileen of Gloucester, VA, Kevin M. Shea & his companion Tracy DeBay of Revere, Donald R. Shea, Jr. & his companion Christine Chadwick of West Bridgewater & Timothy P. Shea & his wife Jodi of Orlando, FL. Proud grandmother of Christopher S. Leonard & his wife Karen of Peabody, Michael Leonard & his companion Mindy of Marblehead, Kelly Shea & her husband Matthew O’Connell of Swampscott, Alanna Martin & her husband Seth of Ellicott City, MD, Kevin M. Shea of Nashua, NH, Meaghan Shea, R.N. of Boston, Adam Shea of Nashville, TN, Kyle E. Shea & his companion Shawna of Hudson, NH, Andrew Shea of Tallahassee, FL, Sara M. Shea & her companion Timothy Bent of Nashua, NH, Julia & Matthew Shea, both of Saugus & Patrick Shea of VA. Cherished great-grandmother to Aden, Avery, Norah, Seamus, Quinn & Maeve. Also lovingly survived by Claire Shea of Nashua, NH, & her faithful canine buddy, “Misty”. Dear sister of the late Mary Clifford, Joseph, Paul, Thomas & Gerald Shaughnessy. Many nieces & nephews also survive Helen.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, February 6th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, February 7th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.


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27
Jan

Gloria S. (Ferullo) Ferrante

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, January 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE for Gloria M. (Ferullo) Ferrante, who died on Sunday, January 27th at her residence in Revere following a long illness. She was 89 years old. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home, following the visitation at 11:15 a.m. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston.

Gloria was born & raised in Boston’s North End. She is an alumna of Girls High School of Boston, Class of 1947. Immediately after high school, Gloria began working as an International telephone operator for approximately 10 years. On July 29, 1956, she was married and her and her husband Manny began their life together. The couple moved to Revere, where they raised their family. In later years, Gloria began her own restaurant “Armida’s” named after her mother. It was located in her old neighborhood in the North End. She owned and operated the business for many years. She was the Matriarch of her family and loved being with them. She was an avid walker and was often seen around the city walking her daily route.

She is the devoted wife of 49 years to the late Former Revere School Committeeman & Ret. Lt. Revere Fire Dept. Emmanuel M. “Manny” Ferrante. She is the loving mother of Revere School Committeeman Michael A. Ferrante & his wife Ellen of Revere, Joan Daly & her husband Joseph M. of Hudson, NH and Sandra A. Hollingsworth & her husband David of Knoxville, TN. She is the adored grandmother of Christopher E. Raicsics of Lowell, Joseph E. Daly of Hudson, NH, Edward M. Ferrante & Melissa E. Ferrante, both of Revere. Dear sister of Frederick Ferullo, Anthony Ferullo, both of Boston, Joseph Ferullo of Revere and the late Alfonso Ferullo, Mary Annese & Lena Crea. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, January 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 30th at 11:15 a.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Emanuel M. & Gloria S. Ferrante Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 75, Revere, MA 02151.


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