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15
Oct

Jennie G. (Caggiano) Mastascusa

In Revere, October 15, following a brief illness. Beloved wife of the late John A. Mastascusa. Adored mother to Joyce C. DiNuccio & her husband Thomas L. DiNuccio, Sr. of Revere & Rosemarie Drinan & her husband David J. Drinan, Sr. of Saugus. Cherished grandmother of Thomas L. DiNuccio, Jr. & wife Stacey of Winthrop, David J. Drinan, Jr. & wife Joyce of Revere, Denise M. Grassa & husband Nicholas & Diane M. LaVirtue & husband George, all of Saugus. Devoted great-grandmother of Sabrina, Justin, Katie, Brooke & Isabella. Also lovingly survived by her sister-in-law Viola Caggiano of East Boston & many proud & respectful nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral on Saturday, Oct. 20th at 9 a.m. from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 10 a.m. and immediately followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visiting hours are Friday only 4-8 pm. Parking available left of the funeral home. Member of the Revere Patriots’ Civic Club. Retiree of Bank of Boston & Bradlee’s Dept. Store of Chelsea.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, October 19th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, October 20th 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 the Patients Activities Fund, Lighthouse Nursing & Care Cntr., 204 Proctor Ave., Revere, MA 02151 or to Boston Catholic TV, 34 Chestnut St., Watertown, MA 02472.


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14
Oct

Richard G. Vertuccio, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, October 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Richard G. Vertuccio, Sr., who passed away unexpectedly in his Billerica residence on October 14th. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, October 19th at 9:30 a.m., followed a Funeral Service in the funeral home 10:30 a.m. & immediately followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

He is the beloved husband of the late Jeanette S. (Wong) “Jean” Vertuccio, who passed unexpectedly on Feb. 3, 2018. Devoted father to Judy M. MacDonald & her husband William J., III of Burlington & Richard G. Vertuccio, Jr. & his wife Laurie A. of Pelham, NH, formerly of Billerica & Burlington & the late Steven J. Vertuccio. Adored grandfather of Natalia Li Vertuccio & Vance S. Vertuccio, both of Pelham, NH. Dear brother of Paul R. Vertuccio of Billerica, formerly of East Boston, UT, MT & RI. Lovingly survived by his “Grampy Dog Cooper.” Proud son of the late Emilio J. “Legs” & Josephine (Rosa) Vertuccio.

Longtime member of the Deaf Club of Quincy. Retired Master Craftsman of Frank Hubbard Harpsicords of MA.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, October 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, October 19th at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Steven J. Vertuccio Memorial Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital, in memory of Richard G. Vertuccio, Sr. (bostonchildrens.org/givenow) (Gift designation is SJV Memorial Fund). Also you may mail your check to Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, 401 Park Dr., Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215-5301. Please reference SJV Memorial Fund on the check.


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11
Oct

Grace M. “Nancy” (Seifried) Mulligan

MULLIGAN, Grace M. “Nancy” (Seifried)
Longtime Revere Resident

At 89 years Oct. 11, formerly of Revere in Port Charlotte FL passed peacefully in the love of her God & her family. Beloved wife of the late Joseph M. Mulligan. Cherished mother to Nancy Munroe & her husband Robert B. Munroe of Port Charlotte FL & Patricia A. Kelcourse & her husband Matthew W. Kelcourse of Newport News VA. Devoted grandmother of Meghan Munroe of Tallahassee FL & Kylie Munroe of Gainesville FL. Loving daughter of the late Mildred H. Seifried.

Family & friends are invited to attend the Funeral from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE on Thurs. Oct. 18 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St & Winthrop Ave) Revere at 10 a.m. & immediately followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours are Wed. only Oct. 17 from 4-8 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Parking available left of the funeral home.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, October 17th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, October 18th at 10:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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8
Oct

Timothy R. Moody, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, October 11th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., for Timothy R. Moody, Sr., who died at his Wakefield residence on Monday, October 8th, following a lengthy battle with metastatic cancer. His Funeral Service will be conducted in the Funeral Home following the visitation on Thursday at 7:15 p.m. Interment will be held privately.

Born & raised in Augusta, Maine, he came to live in Revere over 50 years ago. In 2007, he & his family moved to Wakefield. After serving with the U.S. Marine Corps for almost seven years, in Viet-Nam, he was discharged as a Sergeant (E-5). Timothy was the recipient of the Purple Heart & several other commendations & citations for his service to his country. As a result of the insidious injuries he sustained while in Vietnam, he was overcome with PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder). Over the years, he had struggled with the horrific cause and effects of this vile disease and was able to cope well. In fact, he had decided to make a career change & returned to school, and graduated from ITT Technical Institute, with a degree in Structural Engineering. He secured a position as a Structural Engineer with Stone & Webster for almost ten years. Soon after he was diagnosed with a cancer, that became metastatic and ravaged his body, leaving him 100 pounds less in weight. Prior to his illness, he was an active member of the V.F.W. Mottollo Post #4524 of Revere. Timothy was inspiration to all with his positive manner in which he dealt with this illnesses and subsequent disabilities. Always he maintained a deep and abiding time for his time with the U.S. Marines & the opportunity to serve his country.

He is the most beloved husband of 50 years to Antoinette “Ann” (Cali) Moody with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 6th with a dinner party with 50 close relatives surrounding them. He is the cherished father of MaryRose Burrows & her husband, Brian of Epsom, New Hampshire, Timothy R. Moody, Jr. & Dawn M. Moody & her fiancée, “Brazil”, all of Malden. He is the most proud grandfather to 13: Joseph D., Ryan T., Kahla A., Brian Jr., Shawn M., Stephanie E., Brandon M., Jessica J., Christopher A., Sydney M., Anthony K., Kendell M. & Destiny M. He is also lovingly survived by 5 (five) great-grandchildren: Lyndsey, Jacoby, Julianna, Carter & Hailey & many nieces & nephews. He is the dear brother to Della Gray & her husband, Douglas of Lewiston, Maine & Sharon True of Augusta, Maine.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, October 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, October 11th at 7:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, P.O. Box 845257, Boston MA 02284-5257.


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7
Oct

Richard R. Page, Sr.

Funeral services were held privately for Richard R. Page, Sr., who died on Sunday, October 7th at the Don Orione Home in East Boston following a long illness. He was 81 years old.

Richard was born & raised in the Eagle Hill section of East Boston and was educated in Boston Public Schools and he attended East Boston High School. Richard began working in the construction industry and focused on roofing. He worked on many of the various buildings and properties in and around the City of Boston. He did this for many years, becoming an expert in his field. He later took a position at Textron and became an Engineering Technician, where he worked for approximately 15 years. Richard and his wife were married on March 19, 1966. Together they began their life in East Boston where they raised their family, in 1996, they moved to Winthrop. Richard was fondly known as a loving and caring family man. He especially enjoyed being a grandfather and cherished his time being surrounded with his grandchildren. He was also known for his passion of building models, especially model ships. His patient nature and keen ability he possessed made him a master at his craft.

He is the devoted husband of 52 years of Toni L. (Capolupo) Page of Winthrop. Loving father of Michelle A. Benrifi & husband Allal of Haverhill, Donna J. Page of Winthrop, Richard R. Page, Jr. & wife Nicole of Lynn, Alicia J. Smith & husband Joshua of Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard and the late Jonathan & Catherine Page. He is the adored grandfather of Alyssa, Zachary, U.U., Joshua, Richard, III, Anthony & Olivia. He is the dear brother of Lawrence Page & his wife Theresa of Carver and the late Frederick Page.


Funeral Services were private.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


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6
Oct

William G. Mullen

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, October 12th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE for William G. Mullen, who passed following a lengthy illness at the Bedford Veterans Medical Center on Saturday, October 6th. A Funeral Service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 7:15 p.m. Interment will be held privately at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

An East Boston native & resident, Mr. Mullen was a 1949 alumnus of East Boston High School. He joined the U.S. Army in September of 1952 & served until September of 1954 during the Korean Conflict as a Corporal. His early working career was within the old Boston Meat & Food District as an expert meat cutter. He spent over 30 years in the Meat Market District, working for several distributors. He made a significant change in his final vocation & worked as a house painter, privately & for contractors. He retired at 75 years of age.

He was the beloved husband of the late Philomena E. (Paglucca) Mullen, who died on January 19, 2017. He is the devoted father to Joyce A. Hartman & her husband, Jonathan A. Hartman of Peabody & Revere, William G. Mullen, Jr. & his wife, Ann Marie of Middleborough & James W. Mullen of East Boston. He is the cherished grandfather to Taylor & Lisa Mullen, both of Middleborough & Samantha A. & Nicholas A. Hartman, both of Revere. William was brother of the late Esther Mullen & Francis & Albert Mullen. He is also loving survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nieces.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, October 12th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, October 12th at 7:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Bedford Veterans’ Hospital Hospice Program, 200 Springs Road (Hospice Ward 2-C) Bedford, MA 01730.


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2
Oct

Gerald R. Spears

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Saturday, October 13th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE for Gerald R. Spears, who died following a long & debilitating illness on Tuesday, October 2nd at the Medford Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. His Memorial Funeral Service will be held following the visitation on Saturday, October 13th at 2:15 p.m., in the funeral home. Interment will be private.

“Jerry” lived most of his life in the Oak Island Section of Revere. He was a 1970 alumnus of Revere High School. Early on in his career, he worked Revere Beach as a clam digger and did exactly what he wanted to do and was most happy. Always interested in automobiles, he attended Auto Mechanics School & for the remainder of his working career, he worked for several of the local Auto Garages and Repair Centers. He was a long-time member of Revere’s “Broadsound Tuna Club”.

He is the beloved son of Ralph R. MacAllister, Sr. of Oak Island Revere & the late Denise E. (Botticelli) Spears-MacAllister. He is the dear brother to Darlene Best of Somerville, Muriel Spears of Provincetown, Beverly Dares & her husband, Al of Ossipee, New Hampshire, Timothy Spears & his wife, Diane of Davie, Florida, Denise E. MacAllister of Wakefield, Samuel R. MacAllister of Revere, Billy-Joe MacAllister of Chelmsford & the late Stephen Spears, E. Russell MacAllister, Ralph R. MacAllister, Jr. & Anthony P. MacAllister. He is also the loving father of Anthony, Marissa, Kara, Christopher, Kristen & Lisa. He leaves 9 Grandchildren as well & many nieces & nephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, October 13th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Memorial Funeral Service

Saturday, October 13th at 2:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

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


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28
Sep

Robert A. McCarrick

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, October 1st, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Robert A. McCarrick, who died on Friday, September 28th, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Manor, Framingham, following a lengthy battle with Lewey Body Dementia. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, October 2nd 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 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

“Bob” lived in Revere most of his life, until moving to Stoneham 12 years ago. For the last year the family had moved to Wayland. Bob was an alumnus of both Immaculate Conception Grammar & High School, Class of 1955. He served as both Basketball coach & referee at Immaculate Conception School of Revere, Pope John High School of Everett & for Domenic Savio High School of East Boston. He was Manager & Assistant Director for the Dept. of Parks & Recreation (Youth Programs) for almost 30 years, retiring after 30 years of service. His position with the Dept. of Parks & Recreation, encompassed a rapport with the youth he served, not only as their coach but as their mentor as well. He was an exemplary “Family Man”, thoroughly enjoying time spent with his devoted family.

He is the beloved husband of 59 years to Eleanor F. (Gaffny) McCarrick. He is the cherished father of Andrew R. McCarrick of Scottsdale, Arizona, Nancy A. Hurley & her husband, Brian of Wayland, John F. McCarrick & his wife, Nancy of Boston & Susan D. Sansone of Belmont. He is the proud & devoted grandfather of Meghan A. & Katherine R. McCarrick, both of Boston, Ellen M., Lt. Daniel C. Hurley, USN, Caroline E. & Kathleen M. Hurley, all of Wayland & Rachel M. & Hannah E. Sansone, both of Belmont. He was the dear brother to the late Denise J. Robitel. He is the special uncle to Roy J. Robitel & his wife, Merri A. of Sandwich, New Hampshire, Michael D. Gaffny & his wife, Lucy Gaffny of Andover, Cheryl B. Gaffny-Floyd & her husband, John M. “Mark” Floyd of Georgetown, Kevin Gaffny & his wife, Rosa G. of Danvers & Jill J. Sewell & her late husband, Robert of Saugus. He was also the faithful son to the late Dennis J. McCarrick & Sylvia B. “Tib” (McDonough) McCarrick.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, October 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, October 2nd at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Immaculate Conception School, 127 Winthrop Ave, Revere, MA 02151.


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27
Sep

Frederick J. “Keith” Brunelle

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Saturday, October 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Frederick J. “Keith” Brunelle, who died on Thursday, September 27th at his home in Amesbury, surrounded by his loving family. He was 85 years old. A Memorial Funeral Mass will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m., in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere. Interment will be Private.

Keith was born raised in Revere. He grew up at the family home on Garfield Avenue. He was educated in Revere public schools and,  like many of Keith’s generation, he had to leave school to help support his family. The selflessness of people like Keith, had a much more profound education & appreciation than many others. Keith enlisted in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He served his country with great honor & dignity. He was honorably discharged from the Marines in 1955 as Corporal. He and his wife Jane (Sartori) Brunelle were married and remained in Revere, where they raised their family. Keith worked for over 25 years at Sears & Roebuck as a Maintenance Supervisor. He also for years worked as a “Handyman” for many of the area parishes, especially those that his late wife worked for as well. His heart was always for his family, they were paramount above anything else in life. He was a dedicated father and provider. He was a coach for his children in Revere Little league for several years during their youth. He also was a part of the Northshoremen Barbershop Chorus for about 5 years. His other passion was being with his family and watching Boston Sports. He will always be remembered as a dedicated, loving & supportive father.

He is the devoted husband for 59 years to Jane M. (Sartori) Brunelle, who passed away on December 23, 2016. Loving father of Stephen K. Brunelle & wife Ellen of Kingston, NH, Brian K. Brunelle & wife Patricia L. of Peabody, Kathleen M. Brunelle & wife Kathy DiFraia of Amesbury and Jacqueline M. DeSpirito & husband Michael of Winthrop. Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Donald Brunelle of Tequesta, FL and the late William, Eugene, Roger, Laurence, Richard Brunelle & Yvonne Flannigan. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Past member of the V.F.W. – Joseph L. Mottolo Post #4524.


Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, October 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Memorial Funeral Mass

Saturday, October 6th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Center & Home for Veterans, P.O. Box 84257, Boston, MA 02284-5257.


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19
Sep

Peter A. Palladino

In fulfillment of his pre-arranged funeral instructions and protocol, Peter A. Palladino received an absolutely private funeral & interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Peter passed on Wednesday, September 19th, following a lengthy illness at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital at 72 years of age. He was the last of his siblings.

Born & raised in Revere, he attended Immaculate Conception Grammar School & High School & was a graduating member of Revere High School, Class of 1964. In December of 1965, he joined the U.S. Army & giving 2 years of service with discharge on December 7th, 1967. He returned to school in September of 1968 at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Boston & was a member of the Class of 1973. Following the death of Peter’s Dad, George V. Palladino, in January of 1973, Peter & his brother, Albert, continued to operate the Pharmacy until December of 1993. In the spring of 1995, Peter opened the “City Hall Coffee Shop” & maintained the business until poor health forced him to retire in September of 2012. He was a long-time member of the Revere Knights of Columbus, Council #179, the Revere Lodge of Elks #1171 & the Revere Loyal Order of the Moose. Throughout the years, the Palladino family, were generous benefactors of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community, the Building Fund for the new church in 1990-1993 and many youth sports team & programs city-wide.

Peter is survived by his beloved wife & best-friend, Judith L. (Rudolph) Palladino. He is the devoted son of the late George V. & Albertina A. (Lanthier) Palladino. He is the dear brother to the late, Albert O., George V. Palladino, Jr., Charles A. & Marilyn A. Palladino. He is also lovingly survived by many faithful cousins, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.


Funeral Services were 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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