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Sean Bruce Symmes

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, August 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere for Sean Bruce Symmes, who passed on Sunday, August 6th. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, August 12th at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 a.m.

Raised in Winthrop, he was a graduate of Winthrop High school, Class of 1997. Early on in his working career, Sean was a member of & worked for the Local #151 – Laborer’s Union; though lately he changed careers with a position in Sales while living in Long Beach, California for about 5 years creating a strong network of friends.

Sean is the adored son to Marilyn A. (Bruce) Symmes of Winthrop & the late Jay A. Symmes. He is the proud Daddy to Sydney L. Symmes of Winthrop. He is also the devoted brother of Cara B. Symmes & Brian M. Symmes & his girlfriend, Lauren M. Ligotti, all of Winthrop & Ginger Rivera of Oregon. He is also lovingly survived by many grieving aunts, uncles, cousins & friends. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Healthy Streets, 100 Willow St. 2nd level, Lynn, MA 01902.


Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Mass

Saturday, August 12th at 10:00 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop


Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Healthy Streets, 100 Willow St. 2nd level, Lynn, MA 01902.

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  1. Rose Rauseo
    Aug 17 2017

    Dear Mal, Losing a child is one of life’s greatest tragedies. No words can soften the heartache you are enduring, but I am praying for strength and comfort for you and your family. I know Joe B would also have been devastated about your loss.
    With my deepest sympathy,
    Rose Rauseo

  2. Pauline Vastardis Smith
    Aug 12 2017

    Mal and Family,
    I just saw on Facebook the very sad news about Sean! My heart breaks for you. I saw Sean earlier this summer with Bobby and he looked so happy and handsome. I send you huge hugs and love. May his memory be eternal and my you hold beautiful memories of Sean sweetly as time goes by.

    Love you


  3. Carol Hamilton
    Aug 12 2017

    Seeing this on FB this morning brought to my heart the reality of how important people really are to us. Sean was a friend to both my children in high school. He was so sweet and kind and an absolute cutie pie..Reasons-Seasons-Lifetimes…I have thought of him numerous times over the years and wondered how his life was…Marilyn my heart breaks for you….and your family….Please know I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers..Warmly-Carol

  4. Nicole Jackson
    Aug 11 2017

    I am so sorry for your loss. I will forever remember his smile and charm. Sending you strength through this difficult time.

  5. Virginia Taggart
    Aug 11 2017


    So sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and family.

    With Sympathy


  6. Chrisy Cinelli
    Aug 11 2017

    So sorry for your loss..Prayers for strength for all while you go through this trying time..

  7. Rosalie Indelicato
    Aug 11 2017

    Mal I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  8. JOHN Rubbico
    Aug 11 2017

    Mal brucie I am there in spirit for u and the family. In these hard times family love will carry u through. One thing is true everyone in this family loves u Mal brucie. Including me love John boy.

  9. Stephen Moore
    Aug 10 2017

    My heart goes out to the family and my memories with Sean and his family are most precious.

    Steve Moore
    Los Angeles, CA

  10. Christopher Audette
    Aug 10 2017

    I’m deeply sorry for your loss. Sean was a great childhood friend. We did everything together.

  11. Margaret McClellan
    Aug 10 2017

    So sorry for your loss Cara. Thinking of you and family during this difficult time. Love and prayers.

  12. Brenda Forosisky
    Aug 10 2017

    Mal and family,

    I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I am praying for you all.


  13. Andrea Chaklos
    Aug 10 2017

    I am so deeply sorry for your loss sending my love thoughts and prayers .

  14. Mary Ellen Faysal
    Aug 10 2017

    Mal, I’m so very sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family during this most difficult time. May he Rest in Peace

  15. Beverly Davis
    Aug 10 2017

    Mal & family, My deepest condolences to you all. Thoughts & prayers are with you at this sorrowful time.

  16. melissa
    Aug 10 2017

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers,. I hope Sean finally has found peace. I also hope you have some solace in the fact he will now be with amazing people and you forever have another guardian angel.

  17. Gail Misci
    Aug 10 2017

    My warm and heartfelt sympathy goes out to you Marilyn and all your family and friends. May you all find peace in knowing he is in a better place.

  18. Heidi Kertatos
    Aug 9 2017

    Mal and family I am so deeply sorry for your loss….my heart goes out to you all at this difficult time…am praying for you all….xox in love …Heidi Kertatos

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