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Luca Morelli

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Luca Morelli, who died following a valiant six month battle with Glioblastoma (brain cancer) at his Saugus residence on Monday, November 17th, at 73 years.  His funeral service will be conducted in the Funeral Home on Thursday, November 20th at 11 a.m.  Interment will be held privately.  Born in Sicily, Italy, he came to the United States as a young boy of 9 years with his family, settling in East Boston.  He lived there for a time, & moved to Malden, where he lived for over 35 years, before moving to Saugus eighteen years ago.  For the past thirty years, he has been the Proprietor & Operator of Carter’s Dry Cleansers of Everett & Malden: Luca worked until May 2014, when he received his diagnosis of brain cancer.  A very dedicated family man, he enjoyed the company of his children & grandchildren, especially.  He is the beloved husband of 52 years to: Rosalie (Ballerini) Morelli.  He is the devoted father of: Louis Morelli & his wife Maureen of Everett, Lisa D’Alleva of Melrose, & Lydia Howard & her husband David of Medford.  He is the dear brother of Lydia Diana of Somerville & Nancy Morelli-Moniz of Hansen, MA.  He is also lovingly survived by his eight grandchildren: Zackary T., Madelane R., Isabella M. & Luca F. Morelli, Charles D’Alleva, Lauren M., Rosalie M. & Henry L. Howard.  Several nieces & nephews also survive him.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home.


Will be held privately.

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


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  1. Anthony Accardi
    Nov 18 2014

    To the entire Morelli and Diana families,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my most sincere condolences.

    God Bless you all

    Anthony Accardi

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