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18
Jan

Joseph Badolato, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, January 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE for Joseph Badolato, Jr., who passed on Thursday evening, January 18th, ending a four year epic battle with pancreatic cancer. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, January 23rd at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 670 Washington Ave., REVERE at 10:00 a.m. Entombment in the Holy Cross Community Mausoleum, Malden, will proceed, immediately following the church service.

Born & raised in Revere, he attended Revere Public Schools & graduated from Somerville Trade School in 1969. Joe Jr. came to work within the family business, “Badolato Produce & Trucking, Inc.” as a young man & continued to operate & oversee the growth & success of the business, until it’s closing in 1990. The business had it’s inception in the early part of 1900, by Joe Jr. ‘s grandfather. In 1990, after the business closed, Joe Jr., opened the Hallmark Card & Gift Shop at the Woburn Mall for about 10 years into 2000. In 2007, he founded Wine & Grape of New England with an office in Everett. This company was a central educational & learning center for all things wine & grape. Not only could you select from a vast selection of wines; you could learn about wines from vine to table. The company also sold any & all paraphernalia related to the art of wine taste and wine etiquette. Joe especially loved & enjoyed his function within this venture, in spite of almost always being in severe pain dealing with the complications of pancreatic cancer. He also, throughout his career, dabbled in real estate development.

He is the devoted father of Joseph J. Badolato & his wife, Shaina R. Flammia & Danielle G. Badolato, all of Revere. He is the cherished grandfather to Eva R. Badolato. He is also the dear brother of Marie D. Aloisi & her husband, Joseph of Salem & Susan R. DeMarco & her husband, Ralph P. DeMarco of Derry, N.H. Former husband to Mary-Lee (Consolazic) Badolato of Revere. He is also lovingly by his companion, Mignon Tucker of Virginia & many nieces & nephews & cousins. He is the proud son to the late, Joseph Sr. & Rose M. (Pecora) Badolato.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, January 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, January 23rd at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere

Interment

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 or to Windows of Hope, at B.I.D.M.C., 330 Brookline Ave., Shapiro 9, Boston, MA 02215.

14
Jan

Morgan J. Mulkerin

Family & friends are invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday, January 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Morgan J. Mulkerin, who passed following a lengthy illness on Sunday, January 14th at his Malden residence, surrounded in the presence of his God and his entire family. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, January 19th 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. Only on December 29th, 2016, did Morgan’s devoted wife of 51 years, pass, Virginia M. “Ginny” (Ricciardelli) Mulkerin.

Morgan was an alumnus of the class of 1957 at Malden High School. He served in the U.S. Army from August of 1957 thru June of 1960, during the Viet-Nam Era. Morgan had a long career of over 35 years, with New England Tel & Tel, now Verizon, as an equipment installer & foreman.

He is the cherished father of Morgan P. Mulkerin & his partner, Mari Bakalczyk of Billerica, Camille A. Nappa of Malden & her late husband, Massimilliano C. “Max” & Andrew J. Mulkerin & his wife, Kerri of Billerica. He was the cherished grandfather of Kaitlin M. Mulkerin, Marissa C. Mulkerin, Morgan C., Shawn P., Lindsey E., & Drew J. Mulkerin, all of Billerica, Massimilliano C. “Max” Nappa, Jr., Anthony M., & Joseph M. Nappa, all of Malden. He is the dear brother to Ann Romano & husband, John, Kathy Troiani & husband, Michael, all of N.H., John Mulkerin & wife, Beverly & the late Mary & Al Kincaid, Winnifred “Winnie” Troiani, Sally Bartolo & Margaret “Peggy” Puleo. He is also lovingly survived by his brother-in-law, Joseph Puleo of Saugus & many nieces, nephews & cousins. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery will be held privately at a later time.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, January 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, January 19th 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.

14
Jan

Joseph A. Bevilacqua “Uncle Jay”

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Tuesday, January 16th beginning at 9:00 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 11:00 am. Parking available left of the Funeral Home.

Beloved husband of the late Edith J. (Milano) Bevilacqua. Cherished brother of Gilda Mercurio of Revere & the late Lillian LaCava, Laura M. Bevilacqua, Revere Fire Lt. Alexander Drinkwater, Mary Compiano & Charles Bevilacqua. Devoted uncle to Janice A. Magno & husband Louis P. Geoffrion of Ipswich, Gary G. Magno & wife Vera of Revere & many other nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

“Uncle Jay” & his late wife, Edith were the epitome of surrogate love to their many godchildren, nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grand nephews. They lived their Catholic faith from their hearts to all who had the honor & pleasure to receive it. Both “Uncle Jay” & Edith were the essence of humility & generosity. Late Army Veteran of WWII & longtime member of the Joseph Mottollo V.F.W. Post #4524 of Revere & Retired Foreman for the City of Revere (Division of Parks & Recreation).


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, January 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, January 16th 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 Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

9
Jan

Robert E. Long, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, January 15th, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Robert E. Long, Jr., who passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 9th at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital, from injuries sustained after a fall at one of Boston’s subway stations. His Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home, following the visitation, on Monday evening at 7:15 p.m. Interment will be held privately.

Born & raised in Revere, he was a 1979 alumnus of Revere High School. For over 25 years, Bobby was a fixture in the Food Service Department at Wonderland Race Track working as a foreman’s helper. Bobby worked there until the track closed its doors. He was a long-time family member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Chelsea. His Mom’s family, the Boehner’s & the Gatchell’s were members since the early 1900s. The family has had three generations of dedication and service to St. Luke’s Community.

He is the beloved son of Ethel M. (Gatchell) Long of Revere & the late Robert E. Long, Sr. He is the dear father to Jessica L. Ralphs of Revere & the devoted Brother of Sandra L. Davis of Revere & her late husband Anthony Davis, Michael E. Long & Patricia A. “Tricia” Winn, both of Billerica. He is the cherished nephew to Robert W. Gatchell & wife, Geri of Saugus, Emilia R. Gatchell & her late husband, Rolfe K. & Sun-OK Gatchell, all of Revere. He is the devoted uncle to Matthew J. & Hailey E. Winn, both of Billerica. He is also lovingly survived by many cousins & extended family.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, January 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, January 15th at 7:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Activities’ Fund at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center, 204 Proctor Ave., Revere, MA 02151. Bobby’s Mom is a patient at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center.

8
Jan

Lauretta M. Salerno

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday January 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Lauretta M. Salerno, who died unexpectedly on Monday, January 8th at her Revere home. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home following the visitation at 7:15 p.m.

Born in Boston, she lived most of her life in Revere, with a brief time in Salisbury. She was a 1969 alumna of Revere High School and soon thereafter, began work for the Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary at Massachusetts General Hospital of Boston. Recently, for the past year, Lauretta has been working from the Quincy satellite office of the Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary at M.G.H. She had been with the hospital for over thirty (30) years.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Daniel R. & Theresa C. (Santosca) Salerno. She is the cherished sister to Raffaele Salerno & his wife, Lorraine of Malden & Arizona & Anthony Salerno of Georgetown. She is also the devoted aunt to Melanie Salerno of Salem, Elisa St. Clair & her husband, Craig of Georgetown, Tonya Salerno & her husband, Shawn Morrissey of Medford & Ralph Salerno of Georgetown. She is the dear niece to Celeste A. Fugazzotto of Nagatuck, Ct. & the late Sister M. Anicetus, C.S.J. (Laura) & the late Rose Marie Center. She is also lovingly survived by her grand-nieces & nephews; Azalea, Karuna, Benedict & Domenic. Interment is private.


Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Service

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

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the North East Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970.

4
Jan

Lillian M. (Salucco) Nicotera

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, January 10th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), Revere beginning at 10:00 a.m., and through 12:00 p.m. (Noon), for Lillian M. (Salucco) Nicotera, who died following a long illness at her Seabrook, N.H. residence on Thursday, January 4th. Her funeral service will be conducted in the Funeral Home, following the visitation on Wednesday, January 10th at 12:15 p.m.., immediately followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. The celebrant of the service will be her loving niece, Associate Pastor Susan J. MacNeil of the Calvary Christian Church of Lynnfield.

Born & raised in East Boston in 1927, she & her family moved to Medford in 1944, where Lillian finished her schooling, graduating from Medford High School in 1946. Lillian lived in Medford until moving to Revere in 1950, where she lived with her beloved husband of 67 years, Albert A. Nicotera. The couple moved to Seabrook, N.H. in 2010. While in Revere, they were residents of Olive St. for all that time. Lillian was primarily a specialized homemaker, enjoying & spoiling her family & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. For a short time in the 1960s, she worked as an independent Insurance provider at Logan Airport.

She is the devoted sister of Carmen & Roger Salucco, both of Danvers, Ma., Linda M. Anderson & her husband, Robert of Seabrook, N.H. & the late Florence Donovan, Joseph Salucco & Jerry Salucco. Although, the Nicotera’s were childless, they regarded their nieces, nephews, and many grand-nieces & grand-nephews as their children and were elated to have such an intense & loving relationship with all of them. Lillian was also the daughter of the late Carmine & Josephine M. (Annese) Salucco.


Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 10th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

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

31
Dec

Frank L. Stibolt, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Saturday, January 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, For Frank L. Stibolt, Jr., who died peacefully on December 31st at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, following a long illness. He was 74 years old. A funeral service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 11:15 a.m.

Frank was born & raised in East Boston. He grew up at Jeffries Point and he could often be found at the Jeffries Yacht Club. It was there where Frank’s love and passion for boats and the sea was born. While at the yacht club, he would become friends with the Millerick brothers. A true & genuine friendship would last close to seventy years. He was educated in Boston Public Schools and was an alumnus of Boston Trade School, Class of 1962. Frank’s interest in school was woodworking & carpentry. Frank was very talented and he could build anything. In 1964, Frank enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Paratrooper. His precision & meticulous work ethic, kept him from going overseas. His commanding officers were so impressed with how efficiently Frank prepared and rigged parachutes that they insisted he teach the class. He was honorably discharged from the Army in 1965 with the majority of his time at Fort Benning, Georgia. He began a 25-year career as a rigger at the Bethlehem Steel Shipyard in East Boston, and worked there until their closing. He then proudly accepted a position as a rigger at the Charlestown Naval Yard during one of the restorations of our nation’s oldest war ships, the U.S.S. Constitution. Franks working career also consisted of working at Fed Ex at Logan International Airport in the Heavy Weight Division. Frank participated in the Veteran’s Day Program in Chelsea for several years, where he made lasting friendships with other US veterans, and made them all laugh with his jovial personality and quick wit. Frank was known as a quiet and humble man. He knew many people but held special friendships close.

He is the beloved son of the late Frank L. Stibolt, Sr. & Mary Margaret ”Dolly” (Simpson) Stibolt. Loving & devoted longtime companion of the late Susan J. “Susie” Keohane and her late mother, Josephine Keohane & her late brother, James J. “Beansie” Keohane, Jr. Brother of Eugene Stibolt of Tennessee. He is also lovingly survived by his lifelong surrogate brother Gerard E. Millerick of East Boston and his brothers, Peter W. Millerick of East Boston & Martin J. Millerick of Winthrop & the late Edward Millerick & Richard Millerick and many friends. Late lifetime member of the Jeffries Yacht Club & U.S. Army Veteran.


Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, January 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, January 6th at 11:15 a.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to N.E. Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St. Boston, MA 02108.

30
Dec

Susan A. (Evensen) Myers

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, January 7th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for Susan Ann (Evensen) Myers, who passed away on Saturday, December 30th at Boston’s Brigham & Women’s’ Hospital, ending a valiant & dignified struggle with multiple myeloma. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, January 8th at 11 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 12 Noon.

Born & raised in Medford & Winchester, she lived in Winchester until marrying, 35 (thirty-five) years ago, & moving to Revere. Susan would marry,  on June 13, 1982, Michael P. Myers, Sr., one of the Myers Brothers, who owned & operated “Reliable Heating & Appliance” of Revere. An alumna of Winchester High School, Class of 1974, she was also an alumna of Mt. Ida College, Class of 1976. Later, she attended the School of Liberal Arts at Boston College. Susan’s involvement with Immaculate Conception Parish Community was intense with the school, where her two children attended. Her late son, Michael P. Myers, Jr., while an elementary student, was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy & succumbed to the complications arising from that disease when he was only 14 years old in May of 2002. The Family Nucleus (Susan, Michael Sr., Sister, Colleen & Gram Evensen) became “Michael’s Team” & soon became a beacon of inspiration to be emulated in the face of sadness & tragedy. That same intense devotion to family arose again, when Susan received her diagnosis several years ago. Susan continued at her position at Lahey Clinic as Principal Patient Advocate until a month ago. She began her career at Lahey over twenty-one years ago as a Manager in Medical Records. In the late 1980s & all through the nineties, she was most active in Immaculate Conception Parish with all school projects, fundraising and anywhere a hand was needed. She is especially remembered for her part in the organization of the many fall bazaars.

Besides her beloved husband of 35 years, Michael P. Sr., she is the devoted mother of Colleen A. Myers of Point of Pines, Revere & the late Michael P. Myers, Jr. She is the adored daughter of Susan Ann (Wilson) Evensen of Revere & the late, Roy A. Evensen. She is also the dear sister to Roy W. Evensen of Sarasota, Florida & Richard A. Evensen of Boise, Idaho. She was the daughter-in-law to the late, William “Sonny” Myers & the late Margaret “Sis” (O’Brien) Myers. She is also lovingly survived by her in-laws, the Myers Family of the North & South Shores, many nieces, nephews & cousins. Entombment at the Woodlawn Chapel Columbarium will be held privately.


Services

Visiting Hours

SUNDAY, January 7th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

MONDAY, January 8th at 12 NOON in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Cotting School, 453 Concord Ave., Lexington, MA 02421.

29
Dec

Dolores S. (DeSouza) Pires

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 13th in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) for Dolores S. (DeSouza) Pires, who died on Friday, December 29th at the Massachusetts General Hospital, following a brief illness. She was 87 years old.

Dolores was born in Long Island, New York and at young age the family moved & settled in East Boston and she was educated in Boston Public Schools. As a young woman, she worked various jobs until she married Joseph Pires, Jr. in 1953. The couple settled in Revere where they began and raised their family. Dolores was a dedicated housewife and a fastidious housekeeper. She took great pride in her home and cooking. She was an affectionate mother and loved her children immensely. Dolores was known for her beautiful voice and loved to sing while in her home. She was also loved by all of her nieces and nephews.

She is the beloved wife of the late Joseph Pires, Jr., Loving and devoted mother of Debra A. Pires, Steven A. Pires & Joseph C. Pires, III, all of Revere. Dear sister of the late Valentina M. Malta, Louis DeSouza, Mary Costa & Lena Short. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Interment will be private.


Services

Memorial Funeral Mass

Saturday, January 13th at 12:00 p.m. in St. Anthony of Padua 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.

28
Dec

Sue B. (Mercadante) Guarino

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, January 3rd, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Sue B. (Mercadante) Guarino, who passed peacefully in her home on Thursday, December 28th following a brief illness. She was 93 years old. A funeral mass will follow the visitation in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 11:00 a.m.

Sue was born & raised in Boston’s North End and she was educated in Boston Public Schools. Sue worked for over 30 years at CIGNA Insurance Co., as a Claims Administrator. At the age of 20 years old, Sue married Peter F. Guarino, the couple remained in the North end for 20 years before moving & settling in Revere. She remained in Revere for over 50 years. Sadly, On March 1, 1995, she lost her husband. Due to her strong will and vivacious personality, Sue continued on with her life, surrounding herself with good friends and family. After retirement, she went to work at Stop & Shop (at Wonderland) as a cashier. Her sense of humor and warm personality kept customers coming back to the store and always choosing her line. She would forge friendships and often stay up to date with what was going on in their lives. These people loved Sue, and she loved them as well. Sue was robust, always ready for a good time, whether playing bingo, going off to the casinos or just going on a trip. She would always attend mass on a regular basis at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Her faith was very important to her and kept her close to God. At the age of 87, Sue was forced to retire again, after 15 years, due to the closing of the store.

She is the beloved daughter of the late Michael & Generosa (Capozzi) Mercadante. Devoted wife of the late Peter F. Guarino, together sharing 51 years of marriage. Dear sister of the late Ralph Mercadante, Guy Mercadante, Mary Melchione, Pino Mercadante, Caroline Esposito & John Mercadante. Cherished aunt of Christine R. Walsh & husband Gerard of Hanson & Florida, Geraldine Culver & husband Robert of Milton and their daughter Leah Culver of Boston and many other nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. She is also lovingly survived by her caretaker & friend, Zehra “Sara” Music of Revere. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, January 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, January 3rd at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

Remembrances may be made to the MSPCA, 350 So Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130.