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Elaine (Karas) Byrne

At 78 years, in Revere, formerly of East Boston, October 14th, following a brief illness & in the company of her God & her caring family. Beloved wife of the late James M. Byrne. Adoring mother to James M. Byrne, II & his wife, Melissa A. & cherished grandmother of James M. Byrne, III & Riley R. Byrne, all of Danvers. Dear sister of Phyllis D’Antona & her late husband Leo & Lucille Ciampa & her late husband Louis, all of East Boston & the late James Karas. Faithful sister-in-law to Barbara Bernis & her husband Edward of Somerville & the late Pauline Marchant & Margaret Brady. Also lovingly survived by many devoted nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews & cousins.

Family & friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Monday, October 19th in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 12:00 p.m., and immediately followed with entombment at Holy Cross Community Mausoleum (Chapel Hill Site), 175 Broadway, Malden. Visiting Hours are respectfully omitted. All attendees are asked to report directly to church. A Reminder: masks must be worn in church & at the Mausoleum.


Funeral Mass

Monday, October 19th at 12:00 p.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

** All attendees must provide their name & contact information and have their temperature taken prior to entering the Church and are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Capacity limits are in effect in the church. **


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden (Chapel Hill Mausoleum)

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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  1. mary trudeau
    Nov 22 2020

    Just learned of Elaine’s passing. Your mom was a lovely person. I had lunch with her at her favorite restaurant Jimmy’s several times. I will miss our phone chats as well. I know she’s in heaven with your Dad. I’m very sorry for your loss. Love and prayers Mary Trudeau

  2. Elaine Grieco Curreri
    Oct 28 2020

    Lucille and Phyllis and family – so sorry to hear about Elaine’s Passing. My Mom cherished the time they spent on the trip to Greece many years ago. God Bless you all.

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