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Edith M. (Keating) Antzak

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, May 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) REVERE for Edith M. (Keating) Antzak, who passed away on Friday, May 4th at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett after a short illness. She was 93 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, May 12th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Edith was born & raised in Chelsea. She was educated in Chelsea Public Schools and is an alumna of Chelsea High School, Class of 1943. Early on, Edith began to work at Conrad Chandlers Women’s Clothing Store in Boston. She worked there for 10 years beginning in sales and, after several promotions, she became a supervisor in the Cashier’s Office. On February 19th, 1957, Edith married her one and only true love, Charles J. Antzak. As young children they lived across the street from one another and they fell in love early on. They were married for 58 years before losing her husband July 28, 2015. Edith and Charlie remained in Chelsea and raised their son, Charles Jr. She returned to work as a telephone operator in Chelsea City Hall for over 25 years. Edith was a loving and gracious woman. She always had a beautiful glow and was an impeccable fashion statement. People who knew her, knew that she loved a good laugh and loved to play cards. She was also an avid fan of hockey and baseball. She was also a legendary baker; her delicious treats of blueberry bread and pies were her staple. She also taught Sunday school at her old church, the Horace Mann Baptist Church in Chelsea.

She is the devoted & beloved wife of the late Charles J. Antzak, Sr. The adored & loving mother of Charles J. Antzak, Jr. & his husband William J. Regan of Chelsea. Cherished grandmother of Vanessa Alexis Antzak. Dear sister of the late Former Chelsea Police Chief Thomas Keating & his wife Rita, Edward Keating & his wife Lolly & Robert Keating & his wife Barbara. She is also lovingly survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and extended family & friends.


Visiting Hours

Friday, May 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, May 12th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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  1. Joan Madden
    May 7 2018

    Prayers to our God that He will give you the strength to grieve the passing of your dear Mother. She was a beautiful lady and you were truly a remarkable son to your Mom. Love to you and Bill.

  2. Tara
    May 6 2018

    I’m sorry for your loss. God promises to be close to the brokenhearted. PS 34:18. I hope you find comfort in God’s promise & in the many wonderful memory’s you made & shared together. You have my condolences.

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