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23
Jul

Stephen L. Fauci

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, July 28th  from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE for Stephen L. Fauci, who died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 22nd, at Boston’s Mass General Hospital. Family & friends are also invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Saturday, July 29th in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 11:00 a.m. All those attending the Funeral Mass are asked to proceed directly to St. Anthony’s Church on Saturday.

Born in Winthrop, he lived in Saugus most of his young life, graduating from Saugus High School, Class of 1983. He would continue onto college with a full athletic scholarship at the University of Miami and eventually, would graduate Magna Cum Laude from Bentley College of Accounting. Stephen was an active member & devotee of St. Anthony of Padua Church for many years, serving as a Senior Lector. He moved to Middleton in 1999, where he remained until his untimely passing. He held an intense interest in Bio-Medical Application and Technology, which drew him into working for several Bio-Tech. Companies and most recently as an Executive Bio-Tech. Salesman.

Stephen is the beloved son of Leonard M. and Josephine P. (Carco) Fauci. He is the essence of brotherhood to Michael A. Fauci & his wife, Deborah of Saugus, David C. Fauci & his wife Kerry of Medford, Jennifer L. Grasso of Lynnfield, Marc L. Fauci & his wife Margaret “Maggie” of Tiverton, Rhode Island & Louis J. Fauci & his wife Cara of Melrose. He is the proud & faithful companion of 16 years to Whendy A. Kelliher, devoted step-father to Alexa Rae Walker & Robert S. Walker. He is also lovingly survived by many grieving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins. No text would be complete without mention of Stephen’s constant canine companion Hunter. In the upcoming weeks & months, a plethora of observations & salutations, regarding Stephen’s magnanimous personality, not to mention, his award-winning good looks will be repeated & repeated. However, no attempt could satisfy or justify the goodness of the soul resting in the fine young man. Interment will be held privately.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, July 28th from 4:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, July 29th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere
(Please meet directly at Church)

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or to the N.E. Center for Veterans, P. O. Box 845257, Boston, MA 02284-5257

22
Jul

Richard A. Belliveau, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to Visiting Hours on Wednesday, July 26th from 4:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), Revere for Richard A. Belliveau, Sr., who passed on Saturday, July 22nd at the Kaplan Family Hospice, Danvers following a long period of declining health. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, July 27th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 670 Washington Ave., Revere at 11:00 a.m.

Born & raised in Lynn, Richard was an alumnus of St. Jean Baptiste High School, Class of 1967 and then continued onto Bentley College of Accounting, where he was the recipient of a BS in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Taxation & a Master’s Degree in Business Administration consecutively. His accounting career included, Schwartz & Benjamin Inc., Nancy Sales National, Inc., & a stint at the Boston Opera Company. For the past ten years, plus, he has been the business manager for the Parish of St. Mary of the Assumption, Revere. Richard was “workaholic” in the true sense of the word, i.e. his wife tells the story of his insistence at stopping off at St. Mary’s Rectory, Revere, on his last voyage to the hospital, to complete the payroll.  After completing the task at hand, he then agreed to continue on to what would be his last hospital admission.

Richard leaves his beloved & trusted wife of 46 years, Mary R. (Mancini) Belliveau. He is also the cherished son to Alfred & Pauline (Young) Belliveau of Lynn, the devoted father of Richard A. Belliveau, Jr. & his wife Marcy of Peabody, Robert B. Belliveau & his wife Caroline A. of Revere & Rachel R. Belliveau & her wife Kim Rose of Waltham. He is the dear brother of Gerald Belliveau & his wife Christine of Lynn, Ann Meade & her late husband Craig of Merrimac, Ma & the late David R. Belliveau. He is the proud grandfather of Abigail R., Emma E. & Josephine M. Belliveau and Penelope L. & Lucille V. Belliveau & Kennedy M. Belliveau-Rose. He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law Marjorie N. Belliveau of Saugus & many nieces & nephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, July 26th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, July 27th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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

11
Jul

Theresa M. (Poto) Meads

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, July 17th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), Revere for Theresa M. (Poto) Meads, who passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 11th after being stricken at her home & taken to Beverly Hospital. Her funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 18th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Agnes Church, 22 Boston St., MIDDLETON at 11:00 a.m. Interment services will be held privately.

Born & raised in East Boston, she was an alumna of Fitton Catholic Central High School, Class of 1953. Theresa & her late husband, Stanley lived in East Boston, then moved to Revere for over 45 years, before moving to Middleton about five years ago. Mrs. Meads was a stay at home Mom, serving & spoiling her husband & two sons, daily. Her ability to spoil & indulge was not confined to her immediate family. Grandchildren,  and now especially her dear great granddaughter, Mia Rose,  have also been the recipients of her never ending love & attention. Theresa thoroughly enjoyed her family. Among her epiphanies in life, five years ago, when she relocated to Middleton, she came upon St. Agnes Church in Middleton. This chapel-like Parish became a tremendous source of comfort, peace & joy for her & the rest of the family. Her late husband, Stanley J. Meads, who died on August 22, 2014, passed following a very long & agonizing period of declining health and without the nurturing and comfort that St. Agnes Parish & their community provided the struggle would have been impossible. Her kindness & overwhelming generosity to St. Agnes is rather unique & inspiring.

She is the cherished mother to Gary J. Meads & his wife Patricia of Revere & Mark M. Meads, the Proprietor of Rapid Flow, Inc. & his wife Roberta of Middleton. She is the the devoted grandmother of Amanda M. Meads & Mark A. Meads, both of Middleton. Dear sister to Philomena Betano & her late husband Roy of East Boston, Eleanor T. Hitchings & her late Husband Kenneth of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by her sisters-in-law; Philomena “Philly” Meads of East Boston & Theresa Merino of Peabody. “GGT” also leaves her precious great-granddaughter Mia Rose, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews & her dear friends, Rosemary “Buzzy “Russo” & her husband Joseph of Winchester. A special remembrance to Theresa’s late canine companion “Teddy”.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, July 17th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, July 18th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Agnes Church, 22 Boston St., Middleton

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Restoration Fund at St. Agnes Church, 22 Boston St., Middleton, MA 01949-2199

11
Jul

Anthony J. “Tony” DeSisto

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, July 14th from 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Anthony J. “Tony” DeSisto, who died on Tuesday, July 11th at the Spaulding Rehabilitation of Cambridge, following a ten week illness. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, July 15th at 9:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 10:00 a.m.

Born & raised in Revere, he was a 1949 alumnus of Revere High School. “Tony” entered the U.S. Army at the rage of the Korean Conflict in August of 1952 & served until July of 1954. He would return home to his dear & beloved wife, Geraldine (Frongillo) DeSisto & begin having & raising his family of six children. His careers, were multi-oriented, beginning with milk delivery for the old & former McAdams Milk Co., the Whiting Milk Co. & finally as custodian for the Revere School Department at the Revere High School & the Lincoln School. He retired in 1997. Later, he would drive for the former Fusco Oil Co. & N.E. Produce Center. Mr. DeSisto was the quintessential “Family Man”, working to support & educate his six children.

He is the beloved husband of 64 years to Geraldine (Frongillo) DeSisto. He is the devoted father of Donna M. Ferrante & husband Revere Fire Lt. Frank Ferrante, Doreen M. Aloisi & husband Anthony, Deann M. Iandolo & husband Normand, all of Revere, Dwayne A. DeSisto & wife Somijit of Bethlehem, NH, Danae M. McLaughlin & husband John of Saugus & Darren J. DeSisto & wife Gina M. of Revere. Proud grandfather to Anthony R. Aloisi & wife Amie of Haverhill, Nichole Guilherme, Danielle Iandolo of Revere, Joseph D. Aloisi & wife Melissa of South Boston, Frank T. Ferrante & wife Elizabeth of Burlington, Dr. Dianna M. Iandolo & her wife Jenna Iandolo of Lynn, Christina M. Aloisi & her fiance Paul Scali of Lynn, Christen M. McLaughlin of Saugus, Michael A. Ferrante of So. Boston, Anthony D. DeSisto of Derry, NH, Gino A. DeSisto of Bethlehem, NH, Matthew J., Emily M. & Ryan A. DeSisto, all of Revere & the late Andrew J. DeSisto. Dear brother of Ronald L. Ludiovici of Revere & the late Evelyn Acquaviva, Sylvia Spadaro, Patrick DeSisto & Rosemarie Still. Also lovingly survived by his seven great grandchildren Gianna, Isabella, K.J., Eva, Michael, Joseph & Joseph & many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews. He is a long-time member of the Giuseppe Mazzini Lodge-Sons of Italy. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, July 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, July 15th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua 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

8
Jul

Gabriel “Billy” Furia

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, July 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, REVERE for Gabriel “Billy” Furia, who died on Saturday, July 8th at the Life Care Center of Acton. The funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Thursday, July 13th at 9:30 a.m. followed by his Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), REVERE at 10:30 a.m.

Born in Pescara, Italy and raised in Naples, Italy, the family came to the USA in December of 1956, settling in Revere. Interested in architectural engineering, Gabriel returned to school at Boston’s Wentworth Institute & received his Associate’s Degree in Architectural Engineering Technology in 1979. After working for a period at Carlylse Engineering of Jamaica Plain, he began a 28 year career at General Electric of Lynn, working as a Draftsman. “Billy” as he was affectionately known & remembered was well-liked by all who met him.

He was the beloved husband of the late Joanne M. (Pedro) Furia, who died on August 17, 2003. He is the cherished & proud father to Mark J. Furia & his wife Louise of Ayer & Daniel W. Furia & his wife Kathrina of Chelmsford. He is the dear brother of Adele “Lilla” Alessandroni of Treasure Island, Florida, Giovanni Furia & his wife Rossana & Elena Furia, all of Revere & the late Gennaro “Rino” Furia & the late Maria Cronin. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Interment will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, July 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, July 13th 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 the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 (www.alz.org)  or to the Resident Council Fund of Bridges by Epoch Westford, 108 Littleton Rd., Westford, MA 01886.

7
Jul

Clarice P. (Abbott) Zaccaria

Private Funeral services were held for Clarice P. (Abbott) Zaccaria of Revere, who died on Friday, July 7th at the Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness.

Born in Lynn on December 31st, 1932, Mrs. Zaccaria was a Revere resident for all of her life. Most of her working career was spent as a production supervisor working with incandescent lamps for Champion Lamp on the Lynnway in Lynn. After she became married, she focused on raising her family as a devoted mother caring for her family and home.

She was the beloved widow of the late Louis G. Zaccaria, who passed on May 20, 2001. She is the devoted & cherished mother to Linda J. Mustone & her husband Christopher of Londonderry, N.H., Roseann Zaccaria & her companion William Leighton of Revere, Maryann Bartes and her husband Jim of Lawrence & the late Louis D. Zaccaria, who passed in 2002. She is also lovingly survived by her daughter-in-law Joanne Zaccaria of Winthrop and many adoring grandchildren & proud great-grandchildren. Several faithful nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews also survive her. She was the beloved daughter of the late Clarence D. Abbott & Rose Ella (Ellis) Abbott & the dear sister to the late Natalie Hicks, Norma Bennett & William Abbott. Mrs. Zaccaria was a devotee of all things, “Family” & found the most joy in the company & presence of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. “Auntie Clarice” and “Nan” as she was affectionately known, was everyone’s favorite; a beautiful testimony to a life lovingly lived. Interment was private.


Services

Funeral Services were Private

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

 

6
Jul

Jennie L. Fulco

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Tuesday, July 18th at 10:30 a.m. for Jennie L. Fulco, in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), REVERE. Miss Fulco died on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at her Chelsea Residence following a long illness.

Born & raised in East Boston, her  family moved to Chelsea over 70 years ago. Miss Fulco spent her entire career in the garment industry (Boston’s Garment District), as a seamstress.

She was the daughter of the late Calogero & Carmella (Lazzaro) Fulco. She is the devoted sister of Josephine Vitale & her late husband Robert, Grace Navarro & her late husband Pat “Nicky” & Michael “Mike” Fulco & his wife Margaret “Peggy”, all of Chelsea & the late Domenica Medige, Lena & her late husband, Anthony “Tony” Stec, Charles Fulco & his late wife Virginia, Salvatore Fulco & Frank Fulco. She is also lovingly survived by her sisters-in-law Helen Fulco of Revere & Rosalie Fulco of Cailfornia. An extended family of cherished nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews, who loved & respected her as their second mother also survive her. Interment will be held privately.


Services

Memorial Funeral Mass

Tuesday, July 18th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Restoration Fund at Immaculate Conception Church, 22 Lowe St., Revere, MA 02151

2
Jul

Robert J. Haas, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, July 10th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE, for Robert J. Haas, Jr. who died most unexpectedly while vacationing at Block Island, R.I. on Sunday July 2nd. His funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11th immediately followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. The public is advised to report directly to St. Anthony’s Church on Tuesday, July 11th at 11:00 a.m.

Former Mayor Haas was born in Melrose & raised, educated & lived his entire life in Revere. An alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1963, he was also an alumnus of Northeastern University, Class of 1974, securing his Bachelor in Business Administration in 1974 & continuing on for a Bachelor’s in Finance in 1978. Over the years, “Bob” has immersed himself into the life & heart of Revere, affiliating himself with many fraternal & social organizations & endeavors. Early in his career, he was a member of the Revere Jaycees. He was Charter President of the Revere Jaycees & was awarded “One of the Outstanding Young Men of America”. A long-time member of the Revere Rotary Club, he was awarded their Paul Harris Fellow Award, the highest commendation given by Rotary International. He was also a co-founder and organizer of the Revere Chamber of Commerce. For over 30 years, he has been a devotee of the Holy Name Society at St. Anthony’s Parish & an ardent supporter of the 100 Club of Massachusetts, Revere Chapter. Also & most recently Bob was among a group reorganizing & reinventing the Revere Council 179 of the Knights of Columbus. He was also given honorary membership in the Revere Lodge of Elks #1171, the Revere Loyal Order of the Moose #1272, the American Legion Post #61 of Revere & the Revere Boys Club. He would begin his working career at First National Shawmut Bank of Boston from 1964-1972, then onto Union Petroleum Corp. from 1972-1973 & then and still the proprietor & operator of Haas Business Forms from 1974-2017. His political career began in 1979 as Councilor-at-large & serving for 12 consecutive years. After a hiatus, he returned in 2003 as councilor at-large serving until his untimely death on July 2nd, 2017. Bob’s remarkable term as Mayor began in 1992 & ended with his fourth term in 2000.

He is the beloved husband of 50 years to Juanita M. (Brandariz) Haas and the devoted father of Jennifer M. Haas & John R. Coyne of Revere, Rachel M. Shanley of Revere & Robert J. Haas, III & his wife, Jennifer of Winthrop. He is the cherished Papa to Brayden, Luca & Noah. He is the dear brother to Sheila A. Arsenault & her husband Arthur T. of Chelsea, Judy A. Cotter & her husband, William of Gilford, N.H. & the late Edward J. Haas. He is also lovingly survived by his brother-in-law, Ramon M. Brandariz & his wife, Anna of Billerica. Bobby is also survived by an aunt & many nephews, nieces and cousins.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, July 10th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, July 11th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere
(Please meet directly at Church)

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Revere Society for Cultural & Historic Preservation, 108 Beach St., Revere, MA 02151.

30
Jun

Gregory J. Marciello

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Sunday, July 9th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE for Gregory J. Marciello, who died following a lengthy illness on Friday June 30th at the Bedford Veteran Administration Hospital of Bedford. The Funeral Service will be held following the visitation on Sunday at 6:15 p.m.

Gregory was born & raised in East Boston, attended East Boston schools & was an alumnus of East Boston High School, Class of 1962. He was the proprietor & operator of “F.B.I. Alarms” of Revere for over 30 years. He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era, from November 8, 1966 thru November 7, 1968 with the rank of Staff Sgt. Serving with Co. C., 1st Battalion, 58th Infantry & 197th Infantry, he was the recipient of several commendations, i.e., the Purple Heart, National Defense Medal, Expert (M-60), Expert (M-16), Expert (M-14), 2- O/S Bars, The Air Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge (1st Awd), Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device 1960. He was also a Past Quartermaster & member of the Beachmont V.F.W. Post #6712, Past Treasurer & member of the Revere Loyal Order of the Moose #1272 & The Otis Club of East Boston. Aside from his unique background & affiliations, Gregory was a place winner in the realm of “Best” Husbands, Dads, Grandpas & Uncles. He was family first & most proud of that position.

He is the beloved husband of 17 years to Donna M. (Richard) Marciello. He is the cherished father to Lisa R. Tocco of Danvers, & Kim R. Cadieux & her husband Christopher of Rowley. He is the devoted grandfather to Christopher A. Tocco, USAF (E-5), Lindsay M. Tocco, Jenna R. Tocco, all of Danvers, Ella G. & Benjamin C. Cadieux, both of Rowley. He is also the dear brother to Ronald R. Marciello & his wife Sandra of Peabody & Doreen DeAngelo of Revere. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews. Gregory’s family is overwhelmed by the extraordinary care & attention, rendered him by the entire staff at the Edith Nourse Rogers Veterans Hospital of Bedford. Words fail to truly express their gratitude & respect for each & everyone of the team, who cared for Gregory.


Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, July 9th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Sunday, July 9th at 6:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516

29
Jun

Francis A. “Sonny” Cascio

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, July 12th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), Revere from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) for Francis A. ” Sonny” Cascio, who passed after a brief illness on Thursday, June 29th at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, Melrose. His funeral service will be conducted following the visitation in the funeral home at 12:15 p.m.

Born in Boston, he lived in Revere most of his life, until moving to Saugus in 1969. He was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of  1964. “Sonny” began his electrician’s career with Signet Co. of Norwell & worked there until retiring in 2010. His hobbies included a long-time hook-up with “Ham-radio operating”. His air name was “KISVP”.

Sonny leaves his wife, Joan G. (Bernstein) Cascio. He is the loving son of Camille (Baldassari) of Revere & the late Frank V. Cascio. He is the devoted father of Norma M. Cushing of Burlington, VT, Linda J. McNeill & her husband James of Plymouth, Melody K. Thomson & her husband Kenneth of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, Michael C. Guarino of Saugus, Max A. Guarino & his wife Lisa of Pawtuckett, R.I., & Sean L. Guarino & his wife Samantha of Acton, MA.  He is the dear brother of Victor K. Cascio & his wife Bonnie of Atlanta,Ga., Joan C.Cascio-Feliciano of Beverly, formerly of Revere, Edward J. Cascio & his wife, Maria of Revere & the late Maryann Curtis. He is also lovingly survived by his grandchildren; Kahla, Kurtis, Steven , Colin, Becca, MacKenzie, Amanda, Vincent, Jaqueline, Emily, Danielle & many nieces & nephews. Interment will be private.


Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Service

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

Interment

Will be Private

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