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20
Dec

Rose L. (LaConca) Cimmaruta

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, December 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Rose L. (LaConca) Cimmaruta, who passed on December 20th, following a brief illness at CareOne at Essex Park of Beverly, surrounded with the love & grace of her God & family. She was 91 years old this past October 24th. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the Funeral Home at 1:15 p.m. & will be immediately followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Rose was born in East Boston to the late Giovanni B. “John” LaConca and Louise (Pizzi) LaConca.  She attended Boston public schools and was an alumna of Girls High School, Class of 1945.  After high school, Rose entered the workforce as a salesperson for Sears, Roebuck and Company.  She also worked for a time as a Clerk at the Boston Public Library – Kirstein Business Branch in Copley Square where she met her best friend Laurie Abate.  She later went to work at the Immigration and Naturalization Service where she retired from in 1992.   

On September 3, 1956, she married Oreste Cimmaruta from Sarno, Italy.  They had two sons together; Joseph M. and John A. Cimmaruta. In 1968, they moved to Revere where they raised their family.  They made many, many friends throughout the years.  They enjoyed spending time at Foxwoods Casino, lots of dancing and traveling, especially to their native country, Italy.  Rose also regularly attended her “girls only” Thursday night club group where they would reminisce, play cards and make plans for upcoming trips, in addition to eating their “home cooked” dishes & desserts.

She is the beloved wife of the late Oreste Cimmaruta with whom she shared 36 years of marriage until his passing on December 24th, 1992. Adored mother of Joseph M. Cimmaruta of Tewksbury & John A. Cimmaruta & his wife, Angela of Malden. Cherished grandmother of Charlene R. McCormack & husband Michael of Lowell, Jennifer L. Cimmaruta & her fiancé Joshua Goodman, John J. Cimmaruta & James S. Cimmaruta, all of Revere & Tiffany P. Pemberton of South Korea. Rose also leaves in tender memory, her precious late grandson, Jesse M. Cimmaruta. Dear sister to Edward LaConca & his late wife Marie of Lynn & the late Vincent J. “Jimmy” LaConca & his late wife Josephine. Also lovingly survived by her daughter-in-law Lisa M. Cimmaruta of Revere, a great-grandson, Thomas McCormack of Lowell & many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Proud daughter of the late Giovanni B. “John” LaConca & Louise “Pizzi” LaConca.

The family would like to thank the extraordinary staff of CareOne at Essex Park in Beverly, MA, where Rose was a resident for the last few years of her life, for their amazing care and thoughtfulness during this difficult time.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, December 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, December 23rd at 1:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

From grateful hearts, the family asks, rather than flowers, remembrances be made to the Patients’ Activities Fund at CareOne at Essex Park, 265 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915.


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17
Dec

Estelle Alyce “Stella” Zolla Abbene

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, December 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, REVERE, for Estelle Alyce “Stella” Zolla Abbene, who passed following a brief illness on Monday, December 16 at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, MA. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, December 20th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 10:30 a.m. & immediately followed with interment at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Born & raised in Revere, she attended Revere Schools and was a 1937 Alumna of Revere High School. She continued her education at Bryant & Stratton Business School, then onto Vesper George School of Art & then finally studying at the Museum of Fine Arts. She was a member of the Copley Society of Boston & the Wayland, Marblehead & Swampscott Art Associations. During the Truman administration, she worked for the U.S. Navy Department in Washington, D.C., which won her a Citation for Meritorious Civilian Service, from the U.S. Navy in the early 1950s. “Stella” would have celebrated her 100th birthday on April 8th, 2020. “Stella” was a member of the Zolla Family, one of the first Italian settling families in Revere, along with her late husband, William Abbene whose family enjoyed the same distinction. A woman of grace and charm, she was a devotee of her lifelong Revere parish community (Immaculate Conception Parish of Revere) & was both a frequent communicant & Eucharistic minister at Immaculate Conception until moving to Brooksby Village of Peabody over 16 years ago. Estelle was an avid and competitive golfer & longstanding member of Bellevue Golf Club of Melrose. From 1960, she took on the role as an outstanding homemaker raising her daughter and working most happily on her art.

She was the beloved wife to the late William Abbene for over 46 years until his death on February 2nd, 2006. Estelle reluctantly leaves her devoted daughter Maris Louise Abbene of Medfield, and her cherished grandson, Nathaniel William Thompson & his fiancée Meaghan Hoyt of Framingham. She is the dear sister to Marion Y. Zolla of Chelsea & William R. Zolla of Danvers & the late Louise DeStefano & her husband Joseph, Evelyn Corea & her husband Frank & Frank E. Zolla, James A. Zolla, Jr. & Brother Richard P. Zolla. She is the special aunt to Ronald W. Zolla & his wife Lee, Toni Sicari & her husband Sebastian & Leslie Zolla, their children & many other Abbene family nieces & nephews. She is also lovingly survived by her brother-in-law Atty. Antonio Abbene, Jr. & his wife Florence of Revere. She was also predeceased by her parents James A. Zolla & Louise (Sessa) Zolla & her Abbene family, Dante & Marie Abbene, Benjamin & Mary Abbene & Leo & Anna Pistorino. The family is most grateful to the Care Dimensions Hospice staff, aides & nurses who lovingly cared for her, the entire Brooksby Community in Peabody where she lived for more than 16 years and most especially and eternally grateful to Dr. Anju Nohria, M.D., David Molway, N.P. & their associates at the Brigham & Women’s Cardiovascular Center for their decades of extraordinary care.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, December 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, December 20th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959


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11
Dec

Delia M. “Dee” Martins-DeModena

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, December 19th, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Delia M. “Dee” Martins-DeModena, who passed on Wednesday, December 11th at her Revere home, following a lengthy battle with metastatic cancer. Her funeral mass will follow the Visiting Hours in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 11:30 a.m. and will proceed immediately to Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett for interment.

Delia “Dee” was born in the District of Praia da Vitoria, Portugal on March 11, 1962 & came to settle in the U.S.A. in 1967. She was a resident of Cape Cod & an alumna of Sandwich High School, Class of 1980. She was also a resident of New Hampshire. She has been a Revere resident for over 22 years. While only working for about three years at Burlington Coat Factory in the supervisory level, she was well-loved & respected throughout the company. Actually, “Dee” was always received, no matter where or when, with warmth & genuine love & friendship. She thrived on the gift of family & friends.

She is the beloved wife & soulmate to Leonard V. “Lenny” DeModena. Adored mother to Desiree E. Murray, Atty. Dianne E. DeModena-Saunders & husband William Saunders, all of Revere & Denine E. Morgan of Warwick, R.I. Devoted daughter to Laura (Nunes) Martins- Marques & husband Antonio of Madison, ME & the late John F. Martins. Dear sister of Grace Carreiro of Anson, ME, Jo-Ann Pouliot & husband Danny of R.I., Suzann Martins of Ohio, Diane Darosa & husband Alvaro of FL, Caroline Martins of R.I., John Martins & wife, Samantha of Madison, ME & the late, Maria & Grace Martins, John Martins & Maria Natale. Cherished grandmother to Destiny R. & Deja S. Martin & William O. Saunders, all of Revere & Delina A. MacKay of Warwick, R.I. She is also lovingly survived by many special aunts, uncles, cousins & friends of many years.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, December 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, December 19th at 11:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers & because of Dee’s extraordinary love for children, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


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9
Dec

Joseph D. “Joe Gans” Capuano, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Saturday, December 14th, in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., for Joseph D. Capuano, Jr., who died on Monday, December 9th, surrounded by his loving family at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers following a 2 year battle with Lung Cancer, he was 80 years old. A Funeral Service will take place in the funeral home, immediately following the visitation at 3:15 p.m. Interment will be Private.

Joe was born & raised in Everett. He was educated in Everett Public Schools and was an alumnus of Everett High School, Class of 1957. Shortly after high school, he joined the U.S. National Guard, where he served his country during “Peace Time” for several years. Joe later moved to East Boston, where he settled for several years. He soon married the love of his life, Leona. In 1967, the couple moved to Revere where they remained & raised their only child, William “Billy”. During this time Joe began a career with the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office as a Corrections Officer. When Joe retired as a corrections officer, he began to work at Revere Police Station, as a custodian for several years. Joe also worked at the former Nautilus Plus, currently Joe’s Gym opening the gym and working the front desk, for almost 15 years until he was forced to stop working due to his declining health. He was always into physical fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. Joe was a man of few words; he chose his words wisely and used them in a way to get his point across.

He is the devoted & beloved husband of 52 years of marriage to Leona T. (LaCorte) Capuano of Revere. The loving & proud father of Revere Firefighter William J. Capuano & wife Nancy P. of Marblehead. The cherished grandfather of Livia. He was the dear brother of the late Timothy, Albert & William Capuano. Devoted son of the late Joseph D. Capuano, Sr. & Rita (Hooley) Capuano. He is also lovingly survived by several cousins, extended family & friends.


Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, December 14th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, December 14th at 3:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave. Boston, MA 02215.


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7
Dec

Lillian M. “Chickie” (Ginnetti) Boudette

Funeral Services were held privately for Lillian M. “Chickie” (Ginnetti) Boudette in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, who passed on Saturday, December 7th at her Revere residence following a lengthy illness. Interment was with her dear husband, Bernard F. “Franny” Boudette, in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, who passed on February 11, 2015.

“Chickie” was born & raised in Revere & continued to live her entire life in Revere. She was an alumna of the Class of 1947 at Revere High School. She went to work for the Registry of Motor Vehicles soon after & spent over 30 years at the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Boston (Nashua St. Bldg.). She rose to the rank of Manager of Medical Affairs. All of her sisters (the Ginnetti Girls), Virginia, Frances & Anna would also work at the Registry with “Chickie”. Together, they were a force not to be reckoned with. According to the girls, “Revere owned the registry” & when a Revere friend appeared, magic happened & all lines vanished and suddenly the “Revere friend” would be first in line. It was truly an experience for a friend of “Chickie’s” or any of the Ginnetti Girls to visit the Nashua St. branch of the RMV.

She is the cherished mother to Karen M. Webb & her husband, William “Bill” of Revere & the adored grandmother to Eric J. Webb & Kristin E. Toledo & her husband, Donny, all of Revere. She was the sister of the late Frances D. Gennaco, Virginia R. Papa, Anthony, Dante, Spartaco Ginnetti & Anna Sasso. Many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews also survive her. She is also the awesome great grandmother to Jordan, Maxwell & Isabella.


Funeral Services were Private

Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity. To send online condolences, please visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com.


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5
Dec

Rita A. (DelGrosso) Bordonaro

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, December 13th from 9:30 a.m. to 11 :30 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Rita A. (DelGrosso) Bordonaro, who passed on Thursday, December 5th at the Elliot Hospital of Manchester, New Hampshire, following a brief illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home, following the visitation with a 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE, immediately followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Born in East Boston, she was the daughter to the late Pasquale & Pasqualina “Lena” Delgrosso (Brogna). The family would later move to Revere, where Rita lived until she married in 1948. She and her husband returned to East Boston before moving to Burlington in 1957, where they lived for 25 years before moving to Florida for over 25 years. Recently, she & her husband, Vincenzo “Jimmy” Bordonaro, came to live in New Hampshire, where she would remain until her passing. Rita thoroughly enjoyed the presence of her family, grandchildren & great-grandchildren.

She is the beloved wife of 71 years to Vincenzo “Jimmy” Bordonaro. She is the cherished mother of Stephanie Zappelli of Woburn, Phillip Bordonaro & his wife, Robin of Derry, N.H., Carla Owens & her husband, Edward of Elk Grove, CA, Paul Bordonaro & his wife, Lisa of Nashua, N.H., & James Bordonaro of Sarasota, FL. She is the dear sister to Miss Theresa L. DelGrosso & Anne S. Osgood & her husband, Robert A. Osgood, Sr., all of Revere & the late Barbara C. DelGrosso & the late Rose Sullivan & her late husband, Edward Sullivan. Rita is also lovingly survived by eight (8) grandchildren, (4) four great-grandchildren & many faithful nieces & nephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, December 13th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, December 13th at 12:00 p.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden


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2
Dec

Henry C. “Hank” Sarno, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, December 9th  from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Henry C. “Hank” Sarno, Jr., who died on December 2nd after a brief battle with lung cancer, he was 86 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, December 10th 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., followed by interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Henry was born & raised in Boston’s North End. He was educated in Boston Public Schools and was an alumnus of Brighton High School, Class of 1951. On April 13th, 1953 he enlisted in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He served his country with great pride until he was honorably discharged on April 1955. He rose to the rank of Corporal. He soon began a career with the Teamsters Local #25 for several years. He was married during this time & he and his wife, Lorraine moved to East Boston, where they raised their family. In 1990 he & the family moved to Revere. Henry later took a position at Montvale Plaza, in Woburn as a M`aitre d’. This position portrayed the great personality he possessed. He was a people person through & through, and he made everyone feel like a celebrity or just simply special. He later took a position as a chauffeur driving limousines. He drove businesses men & women as well as celebrities that not only requested Henry but became lifelong friends, as he did with so many. During this time, he also began a career of driving within the funeral industry, he in his own right, became highly requested by many of the area funeral homes he drove for, because, everyone wanted Henry representing their funeral home. Henry didn’t just work his job, he did it with vigor & genuine compassion and kindness for all people, and it showed. Henry truly was an asset wherever he worked. He was well known and highly regarded by his peers in the industry. Through the years he became especially close with the late Ronald C. “Ronnie” DeFronzo & his with Dolores of Medford, the former owners of Ciro Cincotti Funeral Home. He had a very witty sense of humor as well, that drew people in to want to be around him. He was a devoted & dedicated family man. He worked very hard and diligently to provide for his family & did it with & humility. He had a deep love & closeness for his siblings as well. He was known to them affectionately as “Sonny”. He carried on a tradition of going to his sister Maryann’s home every Sunday with fresh bread & donuts, just as his father did.  Henry & his brothers all moved their brother Carmen in a most memorable trip from Florida to California. The trip was filled with endless laughs & fun but just being together was so important to each of them and a time in their lives they treasured. He also enjoyed traveling, especially to Myrtle Beach, California & New Orleans. Those are just a few of his favorite places. He will be greatly missed by so many of the people that he touched. He was a man who did deeds, without ever seeking recognition or gratitude. If he was your friend, he was a friend for life. Whenever someone would mention his name, you instantly smiled because he was a true gentleman and you were glad be his friend.

He is the devoted husband of 64 years to Lorraine A. (Lauretano) Sarno of Revere. Loving father of Lydia A. Paoletta & husband Anthony of Revere, Joanie Sinclair of Wakefield & Lorraine S. Sarno of Revere. Cherished Papa of Kristopher J. Sarno, Bianca A. Paoletta, both of Revere, Desiree S. Sinclair of Lynnfield and the late William J. “Billy” Sinclair, IV. Adored great grandfather of Billy & the late Arianna Olivia. Dear & loving brother of Richard Sarno & wife Josephine of Las Vegas, NV, Maryann Moore & her late husband Charles of Revere, Ronald Sarno & wife Gloria of Laguna Beach, CA & the late Carmen F. Sarno & Brenda Katramados. He is also lovingly survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews and most respected friend to many.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, December 9th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, December 10th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

In lieu of flowers, in honor & memory of his grandson & great granddaughter remembrances may be made to: Arianna’s Army, Webster First Credit union, 509 Main St. Saugus, MA 01906 or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mass Chapter, 70 Walnut St. Suite 301, Wellesley, MA 02481.


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1
Dec

Ralph L. Hartman

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Sunday, December 8th  from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Ralph L. Hartman, who was stricken at his Oak Island residence with his family on Sunday, December 1st. He was 74 years old. A funeral service will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 4:15 p.m. Interment will be Private.

Ralph was born in Everett raised & educated in Revere. He was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1962. Ralph was a lifelong resident of the Oak Island Section of Revere. Immediately after high school, Ralph became an apprentice carpenter for the Local #218. He enjoyed a career that spanned over 35 years. He went from an apprentice, journeyman & then supervisor. Over his long career he worked on many of the projects that shaped the city as to what it is today. On September 14, 1969 he married his one & only true love, Barbara Dello Russo. The couple remained in Oak Island where they began their life together and raised their family. Ralph retired in 2007 and it allowed him to spend more time on the water, where enjoyed lobster & tuna fishing. He also built his own 36’ lobster boat, which he named “My Duff”. The water was his passion and he loved being on it as often as he could. In later years he & his wife would escape the winter and go to their home in Ft. Myers, Florida. Ralph could often be seen on a daily basis taking his morning walks on Revere Beach. He was a lifetime member of the Broad Sound Tuna Club in Revere & was a member of the Ft. Myers Lodge of Moose. He was a loving husband, father & genuine friend to many. 

He is the devoted husband of 50 years to Barbara A. (Dello Russo) Hartman of Revere. Loving & proud father of Scot C. Hartman & Nicole J. Hartman, both of Revere. Adored son of the late Robert W. Hartman, Sr. & Ruth (Eaton) Hartman. Dear brother of Cheryl Blumsack & husband Allan of Tewksbury & the late Robert W. Hartman, Jr. Cherished brother in law of Annette & Thomas Hudson of Revere and Gerald & Terri-Ann Dello Russo of Saugus. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, neighbors & friends.


Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, December 8th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

Funeral Service

Sunday, December 8th at 4:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


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29
Nov

Lillian G. (Martino) Slattery

Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, December 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Lillian G. (Martino) Slattery, who passed away at the Woburn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Woburn on November 29th. She was 85 years of age. Following the visitation, A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 11:00 a.m. and immediately followed with interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

Born and raised in East Boston, she attended East Boston schools and was a graduate of East Boston High School. She entered the workforce and worked in administrative positions for the Registry of Motor Vehicles and Pricewaterhouse. Her and her husband, Terrence L. Slattery, resided in Revere where they raised their family. Lillian was a resident of Revere for over 25 years. Her husband “Terry” passed away on May 19th, 2015, following 48 years of marriage. She was also predeceased by her son, Mark A. Slattery in 2017. A devoted wife and mother, Lillian continued to work outside of the home, and she will be remembered by most for her many years working at Stop & Shop on Squire Road in Revere. It was there where she made many friends throughout the years. She enjoyed frequent trips to Foxwoods and other casinos and loved to play Bingo; however, her greatest joy was spending time with family and she especially cherished time with her grandchildren.

She is the beloved wife of the late Terrence L. Slattery. Loving mother of Tommy Harmon & wife Christine of Woburn & the late Mark A. Slattery. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Melville & husband Joseph of Westwood and Derek Harmon of Woburn. Adored great grandmother of Aria & Ava Melville. Dear sister of Peter C. Martino & his wife Mary J. “Dolly” of Revere, Rose Marie Lishner & her late husband Joseph of North Reading and the late Elaine Lucci, the late John Martino & his surviving wife Christine of Mansfield. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, December 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, December 6th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody


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29
Nov

Celia A. (Corso) Janiak

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Friday, December 6th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Celia A. (Corso) Janiak, who died on Wednesday, November 27th at the Cambridge Health Alliance – Everett Hospital, following a brief illness. She was 89 years old. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home at 7:15 p.m. Interment will be Private.

Celia was a Revere native and lifelong resident. She was one of four children born to Frank & Ann (Ciardo) Corso. She was educated in Revere schools and her parish where she remained faithful & dedicated was Immaculate Conception Church in Revere. As a young woman just out of school, she worked as a Salesclerk at Grant’s Department Store in Boston for several years. She later took a position at Transatron located in East Boston as an assembler where she worked until she was married. At that time, Celia was a proud, dedicated housewife & mother. She enjoyed being a homemaker and she was the essence of being a Mom. Her love & devotion for her family was the most meaningful part of her life. She always enjoyed & looked forward to spending time with them. Celia had a group of friends that she would enjoy the day with at Suffolk Downs Racetrack. She would enjoy many laughs & luncheons there while it was in operation. Celia also enjoyed shopping for anything & everything and going out for a wonderful dinner with her friends & family. Her humble life was prioritized by faith, family & fun.

She is the devoted wife of 46 years to the late Joseph J. Janiak, Jr., who died on July 1st, 2010. Loving & caring mother of Roy P. Olszewski & Kimberly A. Silveira, both of Revere. Cherished grandmother of Alyssa N. Silveira of Revere. Dear sister of Anna Milner of South Carolina and the late Matthew “Marty” Corso & Gussie “Patricia” Janiak. She is also lovingly survived by several loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Services

Memorial Visiting Hours

Friday, December 6th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, December 6th at 7:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Dementia Society of America, P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.


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