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22
Feb

Mildred C. (Capobianco) Ferrari

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals , 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE on Tuesday, February 28th from 11:00 a.m. thru 12:15 p.m. for Mildred C. (Capobianco) Ferrari, who passed on Wednesday, February 22nd, following a lengthy illness at the Parkland Medical Center of Derry, N.H. Her funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home, following the visitation at 12:30 p.m., immediately followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Mildred was born, raised & educated in East Boston and was a 1946 alumna of East Boston High School. She married in 1948 to Albert Ferrari, who passed on March 12, 1988. She spent the majority of her life as caretaker to several family members including her late parents, Antonio & Angelina (DeAngelis) Capobianco.

She is the cherished mother of Brian P. Ferrari & his wife Isabel C. of Derry, N.H. She is the dear sister to Ralph Capobianco of East Boston & the late Fred, John, Rocco & Anthony Capobianco, Anna Lauria & Evelyn Durante. She is also lovingly survived by two (2) sisters-in-law, Rosemary Capobianco of Rowley, Ma. & Karen Capobianco of New Britain, Ct., many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Until 2015, Mildred lived her entire life at her family home on Chelsea St., East Boston, until failing health necessitated moving to Derry, N.H. with her son, Brian & his wife Isabel.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, February 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 28th at 12:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062

21
Feb

Robert A. Alvino, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Sunday, February 26th 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. Alvino, Sr., who passed on Tuesday, February 21st at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, Melrose, unexpectedly following a lengthy illness. His funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Monday, February 27th at 9:00 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 10:00AM.

Mr. Alvino was born, raised, educated & lived all his life in Revere. He was a 1941 alumnus of Revere High School. He joined the U.S. Navy in January of 1943 & served until May of 1946 with the rank of Coxswain. Mr. Alvino had a working career with General Electric of Lynn & held the position of Senior Radio Drill Operator for almost forty years. He was a long-time member of the Revere Lodge-SOI, Giuseppe Mazzini Lodge of Revere. Mr. Alvino was also a devotee of St. Anthony’s Parish Community.

He was the husband of the late Mary A. (Procopio) Alvino, who died on September 23rd, 2013 after 65 years of marriage. He is the cherished father to Anthony M. Alvino & his wife Carol of Danvers & Robert A. Alvino, Jr. of Revere, with whom he made his home. He is the devoted grandfather of Anthony J.”TJ” Alvino & his wife Kristi of Beverly, Ma., Paula M. Potvin & her husband Benjamin & Michelle C. L’Italien & her husband Peter, all of Salem, Ma. He is also the dear brother of Charles “Chicko” Alvino of Revere & the late Edward, Paul, Ernest & Frank Alvino, Rose M. “Tina” Giamattei, Sophie Giberti, Helen L. Mastrogiovanni and Louise Marino. He is also lovingly survived by his six (6) great-grandchildren; Molly, Gracelyn, Brent, Jack, Jamison & Cole & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.


Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, February 26th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, February 27th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

21
Feb

Carmella A. (Vatalaro) Scialoia

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, February 24th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway(rte107), REVERE, for Carmella A. (Vatalaro) Scialoia, who died following a lengthy confinement at her Malden residence on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday February 25th at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St.Anthony of Padua Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett at 10:00 a.m.

Born & raised in Hyde Park, the family came to live in Everett for many years, before recently moving to Malden. Carmella was a devoted mother, wife, grandmother, sister, aunt & great-grandmother. Family always came first & foremost, as she was the last of her family of five and the Matriarch of the Vatalaro Famiy. She held positions as a salesclerk for the former Bradlee’s Department Store of Medford & prior to that time, she had a working career for the Sweetheart Products of Chelsea.

She was the wife of the late Anthony Scialoia, who passed in 1981. She was the devoted mother to Ann M. Gorrell & her husband Jack of Malden, Christine M. Leary of Revere, Susan A. Scialoia of Malden & Richard A. Scialoia & his wife Susan of Lafayette, LA. She is also lovingly survived by ten (10) grandchildren, nine (9) great-grandchildren & her former faithful son-in-law David Leary, Sr. of Lynn. Many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews also survive her. She was the dear sister of the late Domenic Vatalaro, Mary Monopoli, Joseph Vatalaro & Doris Donahue. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, February 24th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, February 25th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett

Interment

Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford

17
Feb

Joseph J. DeStefano, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, February 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Joseph J. DeStefano, who died following a lengthy illness at the Pilgrim Rehabilitation Center of Peabody, on Friday, February 17th. His funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Thursday, February 23rd 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.

Born in Boston, the family moved to Revere, when Joe was a young boy. Joe lived in Revere almost all of his life & for about twenty years, was a resident of Andover. He was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1952. In his early working career, Joe dabbled in the shoe industry as a cobbler & manufacturer. Latter, he would become one of Revere Beach Boulevard’s pioneers in restaurants and lounges. For many years, he would manage & own several small, but busy, bars, including the Jo-Jo Room, Hurley’s Palm Gardens and the Beach Ball, all located on the infamous Revere Beach Boulevard. For over fifteen years, Joe owned and operated, his last enterprise, “Joey D’s” at Orient Heights, East Boston.  “Joey D’s” staff & the “the gang” it attracted, made it the place to be and be seen. It made “Cheers” seem tame.

Joe is the devoted father to Debra A. Jones & her husband Rodney of Andover, MA, Dawna L. Emma & her husband Philip of Topsfield & Dr. Joseph J. DeStefano, Jr. PhD & his wife Dr. Alicia DeStefano, PhD of Northborough, MA. He is the adored grandfather of Joseph J. DeFabrizio of Amesbury, Zachary Jones of Malden, Kaleb Jones of Andover, Christopher P. Emma of Somerville, Jonathon P. Emma of San Francisco, Calif., Isabella & Mia DeStefano, both of Northborough, MA. Also surviving Joe is his faithful friend & former wife, Anne E. (Mundy) DeStefano of Andover, the proud mother of his children. He was the beloved son of the late Joseph & Anita C. (Marshall) DeStefano. He is the loving & faithful brother to Anita Vinciarelli & her husband Anthony, M. Louise Powers, all of Revere, Marie Lupien & her husband Mark of  Sudbury, Margaret Johnson of Revere, Leonard DeStefano, Carl DeStefano & his wife Shelia, all of Winthrop, Sylvia Michetti & her Robert of Wallington, CT & the late Anna R. Alongi, the Matriarch of the DeStefano Family. Many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews, also survive him. Joe was a long-time member of the Fox Hill Yacht Club of Saugus & a social member of the Joseph L. Mottollo V.F.W. Post #4524 of Revere. Interment will be private.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, February 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, February 23rd at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959

16
Feb

David E. Mellen, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Wednesday, February 22nd at 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for David E. Mellen, Sr., who passed unexpectedly on Thursday, February 16th at Boston’s Mass. General Hospital. His visiting hours will be conducted in the funeral home on Tuesday, February 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Born & raised in Somerville, he resided there until moving to Revere in 1982. He was an alumnus of Somerville High School, Class of 1968. He entered the U.S. Navy in March of 1971 & served on the U.S.S. Fulton as a Machinists Mate 2nd class during the Viet-Nam Era. For over 20 years, he has been employed as an operation mechanic for Eversource. He was a proud and active member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #369. He was also a former member of the Masons.

He is the cherished father to Rachael L. Mellen, David E. Mellen, II & Timothy F. Mellen, all of Revere. He was the beloved son of the late Hugh F. Mellen & Mildred (Waddington) Mellen of Somerville. Interment will follow at the Mass. National VA Cemetery, Bourne.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, February 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 22nd at 11:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Make-a-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, (Ste. 201 ), Boston, MA 02114-2931

11
Feb

John T. “Jackie” McCarthy

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, February 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for John T. McCarthy, who passed on Saturday, February 11th at his Chelsea Admiral’s Hill residence, following a ten year well fought battle with metastatic carcinoma. His Funeral Service will be conducted immediately following the visitation in the funeral home at 11:15 a.m. All services will conclude with entombment at Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden.

Born & raised in Revere, he attended Revere High school & was a member of the graduating class of 1950. All of his life was spent as a senior bartender within the circle of high-end supper clubs & lounges in downtown Boston, Gloucester & Florida. He formally retired in 2003. John had a passion for the “good-life”, particularly, fine food, and wines, dapper clothes & adventurous traveling. He owned a large & wonderful personality. He enjoyed many long-time friendships & relationships, throughout his 84 years.

He was the beloved son of the late Thomas J. & Lillian M. (Burns) McCarthy. He was the adored brother to Marilyn M. Melone. He is the devoted uncle of Judy H. Rizzo & her husband David of Peabody, Kathleen Angelini & her husband Gary & Shawn Cook & her husband Michael, all of Revere. He is also lovingly survived by four grand-nephews, Jason D. Rizzo of Peabody, Nicholas D. Rizzo & his wife, Sarah of Wilmington, Michael Cook & his girlfriendColleen of Lynn & Matthew Cook of Revere.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, February 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, February 16th at 11:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Entombment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

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

10
Feb

Gary A. Simons

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, February 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Horne for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE for Gary A. Simons, who died following a lengthy illness at the Kaplan Family Hispice House, Danvers on Friday, February 10th. His Funeral Service will be conducted at 7:15 p.m. in the Funeral Horne. Interment will be held privately.

Born & raised in Malden, he attended Malden schools and was an alumnus of Malden High School, Class of 1969. For over 30 years, he worked in the employ of the former, “DELA” Co. of Haverhill as their Plant Manager. He thoroughly enjoyed his position and time spent there and had many a friend that he maintained. However, his role as husband and father far surpassed his dedication and supreme life pleasures.

He is the beloved husband of 37 years to Sharon F. (Rautenberg) Simons. He is the cherished father of Cori A. Simons & her partner Sean Brinkley of Woburn & Sara P. Simons & her fiancee Joseph Mercurio of Lynn. He is the dear brother of Ruth Colman of Fall River, Barbara Rodrigues of Tewksbury, Jonathan Simons of Boston & the late Brian O’Hara & his late wife Marilyn. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces & nephews. Gary was also the son of the late William & Barbara Simons. He spent the majority of his younger life in Malden, moving to Revere, thirty years ago.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, February 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 15th at 7:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers,  remembrances may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923

8
Feb

Yolanda M. “Viola” (Balzi) Ferraro

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 19th in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE followed by the funeral service in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Parking is available left of the funeral home.  Interment is private.

Ferraro, Yolanda M. “Viola” (Balzi) at 88 years, formerly of Revere, in Kingman, Az. on Feb. 8th, after a lengthy illness. “Viola” was born in Boston & able to attend school only to the eighth grade. At that time, she began working at a clothing manufacturing Co. sewing in sleeves & collars. She met Thomas Ferraro in 1948. They married in 1950 and had 66 loving years of marriage. They shared many good years at their summer cottage with their family and friends on Mousam lake in Acton, Maine. Her legacy is of a loving, caring & giving person; always taking care of others’ needs.

Viola is the cherished wife of Thomas and the mother of Susan M. (Crews) & her husband Robert of Kingman, AZ & Michael T. Ferraro & his wife Sandy of Somerville, MA. Adored grandmother of Michelle Bowes & her husband Christopher of Revere, Kristen Rogers of Haverhill, Mallory M. Ferraro of Somerville & Madison L. Ferraro of Manchester NH. Dear sister of Adele Sestito of Taunton, Anna Gangemi &her husband Peter of Sandwich, Louis Balzi & wife Nina of Sagamore Beach, MA & the late Phyllis Smeglin, Olga Lynch, Ida Piatelli, Jennie Dundon, Richard “Archie” Balzi, Josephine Karas, Margaret Alward & Doris Balzi. She is also lovingly survived by 2 great-grand children Austin Nichols Phibbs & Lillian C. Bowes.


Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, February 19th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Funeral Service

Sunday, February 19th at 1:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the RSM Boston Charitable Foundation, 80 City Sq. Boston, MA 02129

8
Feb

Mary F. (Palermo) Vangell

Family & friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Wednesday, February 15th at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 11:00 a.m. for Mary F. (Palermi) Vangell, who died on Wednesday, February 8th at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, where she had been a resident for the past four years. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

Born in Boston’s North End, she resided there until moving to Somerville over sixty (60) years ago. Mrs. Vangell was the wife of the late, Vasil C. Vangell, who passed on September 25,1969.

She is the cherished aunt to Annette M. Gentile of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by many other nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. She was the daughter to the late Carmine & Angelina (Corsino) Palermo. She was devoted sister to the late, Peter, Salvatore “Sam”, Anthony “Butch”, and Angelo Palermo & the late Nancy Palermo, Carmella Coviello, Palmina Palermo & Lillian Puopolo. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett will complete the services.


Services

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, February 15th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

8
Feb

Anthony “Icky” DiMonte

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, February 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte 107), REVERE, for Anthony “Icky” DiMonte, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 8th at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. The funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home on Tuesday, February 14th, following the visitation, at 11 :15 a.m.

He lived in Revere for most of his life, before moving to Chelsea, over fifteen years ago. He spent most of his working career as a barber for several local shops in the area.

He was the beloved son of the late Angelo & Rosaria (Riccio) DiMonde. He is the devoted father to Melissa DiMonte of South Boston. He is the cherished brother to Jean Barrett of Norwood, Pasquale Dimonte of Seabrook, NH, Anna Rotondo of Saugus, Gloria M. Ferullo, Lena Spagnola & Rose Festa, all of Revere & the late Angelo & George DiMonte, Marie M. DiMonte, Margaret DiMonte & Antonetta Lea. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. Interment will be held privately.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, February 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 14th at 11:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.