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15
Jul

Nancy E. Panico

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Friday, July 19th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere for Nancy E. Panico, who died at the Lahey Clinic Burlington after a long illness, she was 90 years old. A Funeral Service will follow the visitation at 12:15 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be private.

Nancy was born and raised in Boston. The family later moved & settled in Everett, where she lived until 2008. She later moved to North Reading, where she lived until her most recent illness. Due to her many challenges, Nancy made up for it with her outgoing personality and her social skills. She enjoyed living with her housemates at her home and the staff that cared for them, especially Roger Mumper, their Program & Staff Coordinator. Roger would often take Nancy to attend mass at St. Theresa’s Parish. Nancy enjoyed many activities, but some of her favorites were meal prepping at home. She was also quite the movie buff. She liked the old black & whites to the newest releases. She also enjoyed many of the musicals. Nancy loved going to events, especially the Halloween parties, that was her favorite. She loved to go out and meet people and she will always be forever remembered by her very infectious laugh. She is in now home in heaven in the loving arms of her parents.

She is the beloved daughter of the late Antonio Panico & Vita (Balzzerla) Panico. She is also the cherished housemate of Ruth, Michael & David. She is also lovingly survived by the wonderful & dedicated staff & friends of the May Institute.


Services

Memorial Visitation

Friday, July 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, July 19th at 12:15 p.m. in the funeral home

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the May Institute, 794 Broadway Revere, MA 02151.


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14
Jul

Christine Y. Cataldo

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, July 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere, for Christine Y. Cataldo, who died unexpectedly on Sunday, July 14th at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, she was 60 years old. Following the visitation, a Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Christine was born & raised in Revere. She attended Revere schools and is a graduate of Northeast Regional Vocational School High. Christine’s focus major was Hairdressing. She later worked at the Dellaria Salons in Boston. Chris also worked in Pewter Pot and retail for a brief time. She always enjoyed having fun with friends and family & was an avid movie buff & loved all types of music.

She is the devoted daughter of the late Patricia (Zolla) Cataldo & Philip Cataldo. Loving sister of Philip A. Cataldo, Pamela Fraga & Patricia Cataldo. Cherished aunt of Amanda & Christina. She is also lovingly survived by many caring cousins.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, July 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, July 18th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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14
Jul

John McGuinn

John McGuinn of Nantucket died on June 19th, 2019 at age 85. He was born in West Hartford Connecticut, graduated there from the Kingswood-Oxford School and Holy Cross College in Worcester Massachusetts. After that he attended Georgetown University Law Center where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Journal and graduated with LL.B and LL.M degrees.

After clerking for Judge Charles Fahy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, he practiced employment relations law in private practice in Washington D.C. for forty years. During this time he was an adjunct professor of labor law at Georgetown from 1963 to 1969. He was admitted to and argued cases in eleven of the thirteen U.S. circuit Courts of Appeal as well as the U.S. Supreme Court where he argued and won an employment testing case in 1979.

For the last twenty years of his career John represented national advertisers and advertising agencies in negotiating with the talent unions—SAG/AFTRA and AFM- minimum rates and working conditions for performers appearing in television and radio commercials. He also acted as a trustee on the SAG-Producers Health and Pension Plans from 1987 and became emeritus trustee in 2013

John met Rosanne Kling on a blind date for the Fourth of July celebrations in 1962.
After fireworks and dinner they decided to get married that same night, They were married on April 20, 1963 and had four children: Greg McGuinn of Alexandria VA, Jenifer Demko of West Newton MA, Jeremy McGuinn of Cary NC, and Laura McC arthy of North Reading MA. They had six grandchildren: Jessica McGuinn, Maddie and Anna Demko, Patrick and Jack McGuinn, and Kevin McGuinn who predeceased them.

After his retirement, John and Rosanne moved from Washington to Nantucket in 1998 where they enjoyed island life and travelling. John joined a group of swimmers at the Nantucket Sound beach known to island regulars as the Gaza Strip”. His motto in good times and bad was borrowed from the fish character Nemo—“Just keep swimming.”

John and Rosanne were parish members and Eucharistic ministers at Saint Mary Church and members of the Wharf Rat club . John was also a member of the Rotary Club of Nantucket.

Rosanne died on New Years Eve in 2015 after living with breast cancer and a bout of esphogeal cancer since 2000.

A funeral Mass for John will be held on August 1st, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Mary Church on Federal Street Nantucket.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Nantucket Cottage Hospital.


Funeral Services were Private


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9
Jul

Virginia M. (Rose) French


Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Tuesday, July 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Virginia M. (Rose) French, who passed on Tuesday, July 9th at the Whidden Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, July 17th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private.

Mrs. French was a 1944 alumna of Immaculate Conception High School. Most of her working career was as a Salesperson for the former Almy’s Department Store at Northgate Shopping Center, for over 20 years. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt & friend to many.

She is the beloved wife of 72 years to Elmer S. French and the adored mother of Virginia “Gina” L. Imbaro & her husband, Robert of Dedham, Nancy M. Kaplan & her husband, George of North Reading & Ronald P. French & his wife, Cheryl of Melrose. She is the cherished grandmother to Rosalind V. Imbaro & Jeffrey B. Imbaro, both of Waltham, Ellen M. Oteri & husband, Patrick of Merrimac, Amy E. DiLillo & husband, Mark of Plymouth, Ronald P. French, Jr. & wife, Lindsey of Dover, N.H., Lauren M. French of Londonderry, N.H., Andrew A. French & his wife, Heather of Barrington, NH., Adrianna, Jake & Max Petitpas, all of Melrose. She is also lovingly survived by 5 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and also by her best friend, Emily Lind of Londonderry, N.H.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, July 16th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, July 17th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Will be Private


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9
Jul

Flora P. “Flo” (MacDonald) Bishop

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Monday, July 15th beginning at 9:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Flora P. “Flo” (MacDonald) Bishop, who passed on Tuesday, July 9th at the Kaplan Family Hospice House of Danvers, following a brief illness. Following the visitation, a Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 11:00 a.m. and immediately followed with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Born & raised in Prince Edward Island, Canada, she came to live in the US.A. as a teenager, settling in East Boston & remaining there until moving to Revere in 1948. Her early career was spent as a waitress at Revere Beach in the Frolic’s Café & Restaurant. Later in her career, she made a change to banking and worked as a Personnel Officer for Boston Five Cents Savings Bank-Citizens, completing some 21 years and rising to the position of assistant Vice-President, retiring in 1990. Flora always enjoyed traveling and seeing the sights with enthusiasm and excitement. She was also a member of several Revere Seniors Club and was Past President of Revere’s “Smart Set”.

She was the wife of the late Charles H. Bishop and the devoted mother of the late Charles J. “Bucky” Bishop & the late James R. Bishop. She is the dear sister of Rosina M. MacAulay & her late husband, James of Leominster & the late, Catherine McCaffrey, Donald & Allan MacDonald. She is lovingly survived by her caregiver, Kathy Corbett of Revere & many faithful & proud nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.

 


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, July 15th beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, July 15th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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


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9
Jul

Warren F. Myers, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, July 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Warren F. Myers, Sr., who passed just before dawn on the morning of Thursday, July 4th, in & surrounded by the love of a faithful family & in the presence of His Lord. His funeral will be conducted on Saturday, July 13th, from the funeral home at 10:00 a.m., followed by the Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 11:00 a.m. Interment at the family lot in Woodlawn Cemetery will be held privately at a later time.

Born & raised in Revere, he was a natural athlete all through school and into college. He was an Honor Student at the Immaculate Conception High School & the President of the Class of 1964. Upon graduation from High School, he began a one-year course of intense study & preparation at Tilton Academy of College Preparatory. He was a distinct athlete during his time at Immaculate Conception High School, serving in football, baseball & basketball. His brief time at Titon Preparatory was confined to football & baseball. He then continued the journey by admittance to the College of the Holy Cross, graduating cum laude in 1969, with degrees in Economics & Accounting. And so, Warren joined the family at the family business, Reliable Heating & Appliance, as an Account Executive and there he remained until it’s closing in 1998. Since that time, Warren was part of the staff at Myers Brothers-North Shore Fuel in Revere, where he continued his expertise in sales and management. His success was due, in truth, because of his dynamic capacity for patience in service to the customer and his long-taught business sense he came to by way of his grandfather, father & brothers in the business. Theirs was a unique approach to the customer “treat them as family” and that they did with fine service, just and fair prices and friendship. God knows, the business was founded in 1912 and survived until 1998 with always a Myers family member at the helm.

Warren is the proud son of the late William J. “Sonny” Myers, Jr. & the late Margaret M. “Sis” (O’Brien) Myers. His is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Karen A. (Casey) Myers for the past 46 years. He is the adored father to Atty. Elizabeth Casey Myers & her husband, Atty. Charles W. “Chip” Azano of Melrose & Atty. Warren F. “Jay” Myers, Jr. & his wife Alexandra Napp Myers of South Boston. Cherished grandfather of Katherine Casey & Brigid Anne Azano & Cecily Grace Myers. He is the dear brother to Mary K. Myers-Hureau & her husband, Retired Rockingham County Sheriff Michael P. Hureau of Brentwood, N.H and Michael P. Myers, Sr. of Point of Pines, Revere & his late wife, Susan A. Myers & the late William J.”Peco” Myers, III. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Sally Myers of Revere & many caring & faithful nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews & many loving cousins. Warren held a long-time membership with the Revere Council, Knights of Columbus, #179 & being an active member of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community was blessed with the role of “Eucharistic Minister” for our parish. Warren was also a committed lector for the Parish, as well.


Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Mass

Saturday, July 13th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to  the Muscular Dystrophy Association,  33 Lyman St. # 205, Westborough, MA 01581


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9
Jul

Gregory Badolato

Family & Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Friday, July 12th at 10:30 a.m., in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere, for Gregory Badolato, who died at his home in Revere surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, July 9th following a long illness, he was 91 years old.

Greg was born in East Boston, the family moved to Revere a short time later. He was raised & educated in Revere, then began to work in the family business, Badolato Trucking, Inc. in Chelsea, founded by his father Francesco Badolato in the early 1920’s. Greg proudly worked alongside his brothers and diligently learned the trucking business later becoming a partner. Greg remained in Revere for the past 80 years, where he began his life with his wife and together, they raised their family. His family remembers him as a dedicated, loving & extremely hard-working man who took excellent care of his family. Family was paramount for Greg and it was always his home where the celebrations & holidays were held.

He is the beloved husband of Vincella “Dolly” (DiLiegro) Badolato of Revere, they would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary together. The devoted & loving father of Frank G. Badolato of Stow, John M. Badolato & wife Denise M. of Tewksbury, Denise A. Ferrara & husband Ronald, Doreen M. Gordon & husband Matthew all of Lynnfield & the late Deborah M. Badolato. He is the cherished grandfather of Christopher Badolato, Melissa Civilk & husband Peter, Kristina Carroll, Diana Badolato, Toni DiNanno, Tiffany Stec & husband Ryan, Tiana Badolato, Ronald Ferrara, Jr., Risa Ferrara, Denise Levey & husband Mitchell, Myla Gordon, Matthew Gordon & wife Sarah & Kyle Gordon & the late John M. Badolato, Jr. Dear brother of the late Dominic, Joseph, James Badolato & Theresa Schettani. He is also lovingly survived by 11 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Services

Funeral Mass

Friday, July 12th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Will be Private


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7
Jul

Thomas J. Lovaglio

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, July 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE, for Thomas J. Lovaglio, who died on Sunday, July 7th at Saints Medical Center in Lowell, following a brief illness, he was 98 years old. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 11:30 a.m. and immediately followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Tom was a lifelong Revere resident. He attended Revere schools and was an alumnus of Revere High School. He began to work at the Boston Naval Shipyard as a Machinist. Then in 1944, he decided to join the United States Navy and go and fight for his country. Tom earned the WWII Victory Medal, The American Theatre Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theatre Medal (1 star) & the Philippines Liberation Ribbon. He served 2 years and was honorably discharged as a Seaman First Class. Tom was truly another example of what has been called “The Greatest Generation”. Having grown up in the depression era and having a world war going on, he like many men and women selflessly gave of themselves, even if it was their own lives. Tom returned home and went back to the Boston Naval Shipyard as a Machinist, where he had 34 years of service. In 1962 he married Ellen M. Murray, a marriage that lasted for 48 years, when she passed in May 19, 2010. He and his wife never had children, but they were the surrogate parents for some of their nieces and nephews. Tom was a very fastidious man about his appearance and about his home and property inside in out. He loved to garden, he grew all kinds of vegetables and flowers. His neighbors were the benefactors of his harvest of fruits and vegetables. Tom also was a devoted parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish. He was a man of faith, honor and humility, he lived his life this way every day.

He is the beloved husband of the late Ellen M. (Murray) Lovaglio. The cherished brother of the late Edith H. Lovaglio, Marie E. Callahan, Christine M. Pisano, & Philomena Lovaglio. He is the dear brother in law of Marie McDermott of Stoneham. He is the adored uncle of 24 nieces and nephews and 44 grandnieces and grandnephews, and many loving friends, neighbors and parishioners of Immaculate Conception Church. Late WWII Navy Veteran, Late Member of the Saugus V.F.W. Post 2346.


Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Mass

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

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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


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6
Jul

Mary A. (DiGregorio) Christopher

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Saturday, July 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Mary A. (DiGregorio) Christopher, who died on Saturday, July 6th at the Dexter House of Malden, following a long illness. She was 86 years old. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home at 3:15 p.m. Interment will be Private.

Mary was born & raised in East Boston. She attended Boston Public Schools and at a very young age began to work. She worked various jobs as a young lady before she was married and began her family. She lived in East Boston, Saugus, Everett and the later part of her life she lived in Revere at the Jack Satter House. Mary was also well known in the City of Boston, particularly at the Prudential area. She was a waitress at Brigham’s Restaurants & Ice cream Parlor for over 30 years and she also was in charge of training new staff all over the North Shore. Her customers loved her for her vivacious and comical personality. Mary always enjoyed a laugh and a good time with friends and family. She never missed an opportunity to share her delicious baked goods or a chance to dance. It was truly one of her favorite activities. She will always be remembered and loved.

She is the devoted wife of the late Michael Christopher & Stephen Cerqua, Sr . Fond companion of Charles “Chuck” McMakin of Revere. Loving mother of Lucille Fitzgerald & husband James of Revere & the late Stephen Cerqua, Jr. & wife Debra Mann – Cerqua of Danvers. Cherished grandmother of Amy McCarthy & Kenneth of Wakefield, Kelly Fitzgerald & her husband Joseph Silvestri of Richmond, VA, Stephen Cerqua, III & wife LeKeisha of & Michael Cerqua & wife Katie all of FL. Adored great grandmother of Joseph, Connor, Evan, Dominic, Gianna & Rocco. Dear sister of Dorothy Indeck of Wakefield, Frederick DiGregorio of Peabody, Michael, Albert, & Salvatore DiGregorio & Pauline Silva. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, July 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, July 13th at 3:15 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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6
Jul

Geraldine (Frongillo) DeSisto

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Tuesday, July 9th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Geraldine (Frongillo) DeSisto, who died on Saturday, July 6th at the Glen Ridge Nursing Care Center in Malden, after a brief illness. She was 85 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, July 10th beginning at 9:00 a.m., followed by the Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 10:00 a.m. and immediately followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Geraldine was born & raised in Revere. She attended Revere schools and was an alumna of Revere High School. Geraldine lived all of her 85 years at the very house she was born in. She was married to Anthony J. “Tony” DeSisto and they settled in that very home, where together they shared 64 years of marriage & raised their six children. The family home was the “Mecca” mainly because of Geraldine. She was a true matriarch of her family. Family was the most important part of her life. Having the family over at the holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, baby announcements & Sunday dinner was the place to be. As long as the family was together, memories were being made. The home was filled with delicious food and, above all, love. Geraldine’s legacy certainly is her family, with a sense of strong values and an abundance of love for one another.

She is the beloved wife of the late Anthony J. “Tony” DeSisto, who died on July 11, 2017. Devoted & loving mother of Donna M. Ferrante & husband Ret. 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. Cherished grandmother to Anthony R. Aloisi & wife Amie of Haverhill, Nichole Ferrante, Danielle Iandolo of Revere, Joseph D. Aloisi & wife Melissa of Danvers, Frank T. Ferrante & wife Elizabeth of Middletown, NJ, Dr. Dianna M. Iandolo & her wife Jenna Iandolo of Lynn, Christina M. Scali & her husband Paul of Revere, Christen M. McLaughlin of Danvers, 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 sister of Andrew Frongillo of Revere, Dennis Frongillo & wife Sally of Old Orchard, ME & the late Ernest V. Frongillo, Sr. Adored grandmother of her 10 great grandchildren Gianna, Isabella, K.J., Eva, Michael, Joseph, Thomas, Joseph, Aubrey & Anna. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grand nephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, July 9th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, July 10th 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.


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