Skip to content
15
Aug

George H. Frye, Jr.

Private Funeral Services & Entombment were held at the Holy Cross Cemetery – Community Mausoleum in Malden for George H. Frye, Jr. who died on Sunday, August 14th at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, following a long illness, he was 91 years old.

George was born on April 2, 1931, to his late parents George H. Frye, Sr. & Sarah L. (Gibson) Frye. George was raised in Revere with his sister Gertrude. He was educated in Revere Public Schools and was a proud Alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1949. George enlisted in the United States Army during the Korean War in 1952. He courageously served his country, where he served overseas of one and one-half years and was honorably discharged on May 11, 1954. When George returned home, he became a carpenter. Through the years George mastered his craft and was a very talented and well sought-after Master Carpenter. George was married to the love of his life, Rosina (Leone) & the couple remained in Revere where together they raised their family. He retired at the age of 66 years old from Unigraphics. He was very active throughout his life. He played Ice Hockey in an adult league, He was an avid golfer, He was on bowling leagues, a card player with his friends and family. His passion was gardening, He was most proud of his plants and flowers that he grew and maintained through out the season. He will always be remembered to his family for his dry sense of humor and as a devoted Grandfather.

He is the husband of 67 years to Rosina (Leone) Frye of Revere, the loving father of Georgia G. Caggiano & her husband Joseph of Revere, Gregory Frye of East Boston & the late Stephen G. Frye & his surviving wife Lisa Frye of Lawrence. The cherished grandfather of Monica R. Caggiano, Melanie G. Caggiano, both of Revere, Rachael H. Frye, Seth J. Frye, & Sarah N. Frye, all of Lawrence. He is the dear brother of the late Gertrude S. Thornley. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

13
Aug

Mary A. (Huxley) Tremblay

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, August 17th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere for Mary A. (Huxley) Tremblay, who died on Saturday, August 13th at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, following a brief battle with small cell lung carcinoma, she was 70 Years old. A Funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Thursday, August 18th at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in Blessed Mother of the Morning Star – St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 670 Washington Ave., Revere at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Mary was born in Boston to her parents Robert P. Huxley, Sr.  & Helen E. (Fitzgerald) Huxley. She was raised in the St. Matthews Parish section of Dorchester. She was an alumna of Cathedral High School, Class of 1970. Mary furthered her education by attending evening courses at Northeastern University. Mary’s working career began at Mellon Bank as a Procurement Specialist, for about 15 years, until taking a lateral position for Blue Cross & Blue Shield where she was still working. Mary met & married her husband James Tremblay and the couple settled in Revere over 30 years ago. She was a proud & loving mother & wife. Her family was always most important to her, and she loved being surrounded by them. Mary enjoyed traveling, gardening at her home and simply lounging around her pool. She was always up for family parties, where she got to enjoy her children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces & nephews.

She is the beloved wife of 28 years to the late James P. Tremblay. Loving mother of Joseph R. Tremblay of Revere & Todd J. Tremblay & wife Leanne of Allentown, NH. Cherished grandmother of Thomas J., Shawn M. & Joshua T. Tremblay, all of Allentown, NH. Adored great grandmother of Isla & Delaney. Treasured sister of Robert P. Huxley, Jr. & wife Patricia of Walpole, Helen Allen & husband Thomas of Florida & Michael Huxley & his late wife Judy of Falmouth. She is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, friends, coworkers & extended family.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the “Little Ricky Foundation” c/o Ricky J. Freni, 37 Madison St., Revere, MA 02151.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, August 17th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Thursday, August 18th at 10:00 a.m. in Blessed Mother of the Morning Star -St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere

Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

12
Aug

Marie E. (Ragucci) Perry

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Tuesday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere for Marie E. (Ragucci) Perry, who passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by the love & peace of her family, following a long illness, she was 81 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, August 17th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary the Annunciation Church, 46 Myrtle St., Melrose at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose.

Marie was born on December 12, 1940, in Everett to her parents, Antonio J. & Mary Assunta (D’Ambrosio) Ragucci. She was one of six girls. She was raised & educated in Everett and was an alumna of Everett Vocational High School, Class of 1958. While a student in high school, it was there that she met & fell in love with her high school sweetheart, Henry Perry. The couple would later marry on June 11, 1960. Marie worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, before she and her husband would begin their own family. Marie knew the importance of family very early on and she stayed home to proudly raise her six children. The couple remained living in Everett, until moving to Melrose in 2004, where she lived until her passing. Marie was very proud of her home and how she ran her household. It was all about family, food & closeness. She embraced everything with love & kindness. She adored her grandchildren and was blessed to have two great grandchildren. She was very close with her sisters as well as her nieces and nephews. Her home was the mecca for any holiday, birthday, event or simply Sunday dinners. She was truly the matriarch of her family and the foundation as well. Her presence will be greatly missed but her memory will carry on in all of her children & grandchildren.

She is the beloved wife of 57 years to the late Henry L. Perry, Sr. The loving mother of Rosemarie Romboli & husband Edward of Malden, Susan M. Connors & husband Peter of Wilmington, Henry S. Perry & wife Eileen T. of Wakefield, Anthony S. Perry & his husband Eric Adelman of Stoneham, George W. Perry & wife Brenda of Saugus & the late James W. Perry & wife Marion of Lawrence. The cherished Nana of Dana L. Romboli & his wife Samantha, Alex J. Perry & Dianne Perry, all of Melrose, Kathleen M. & Colleen M. Perry, both of Wakefield, Sarah N. & Nicholas J. Perry, both of Stoneham, Ryan T. & Jillian M. Perry, both of Saugus, Nathan P. & Kristen M. Connors, both of Wilmington. She is the adored Great Nana of Mason & Mila. The dear sister of Joanne Lippi & her late husband Henry of Andover, Diana Culp & her late husband Ronald of Melrose, Irma Pasquarella & her late husband Thomas of Andover, Janet Ringdahl & her husband William of Chelmsford & the late Theresa Shalsi & husband Ralph. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews & extended friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to B.I.L.H. at Home Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite 5000 Woburn, MA 01801.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, August 17th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, Melrose

Interment

Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

12
Aug

Marguerite C. (Gallo) Capone

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, August 15th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere for Marguerite “Marge” (Gallo) Capone who passed away on Friday, August 12th at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH following a brief illness, she was 93 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 16th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Marguerite was born & raised in the Jeffries Point section of East Boston. She was educated in Boston schools and was a proud alumna of Boston Girls Latin, Class of 1946. Marge was married to her husband Richard and remained in East Boston, where they began their life and family together. In 1968, they moved to Revere where Marge lived until moving to New Hampshire in 2013. Marge was a very talented & detailed Event Planner for Goldman Sachs in Boston. Marge had the control of planning all of the Corporate Events held throughout the year and loved every minute if it. Throughout her career of 22 years, she made many relationships and rubbed elbows with some of the biggest names in the financial sector. Marge was a wonderful & devoted wife and mother as well. Although she was dedicated to her career, her family always came first.

She is the beloved wife of the late Richard A. Capone. Loving & proud mother of John A. Capone & wife Colleen M. of Manchester, NH & The late Richard S. “Rick” Capone, who passed on March 30, 2022 & his surviving wife Carol J. Capone of Wilmington. Devoted daughter of the late Charles & Elizabeth (Terenzio) Gallo & the cherished sister of the Rose M. DeGruttola, John, Carmen, Frank and Ralph Gallo, and Eleanor Tavella. She is also lovingly survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.

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


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, August 15th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, August 16th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

10
Aug

Sheila D. (Heighton) DeNicola

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Saturday, August 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt.107) Revere, for Sheila D. (Heighton) DeNicola, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 10th at the Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, she was 70 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 held privately.

Sheila was born & raised in Winthrop. She was an alumna of Winthrop High School, Class of 1968. She furthered her education by attending Newbury College where she earned an associate degree in Business. She was married to her husband, Robert DeNicola in 1970, and the couple settled in Revere where together they raised their only son, Robert, Jr. Sheila worked at Bank Boston and then she later took a position at the Revere Journal while raising her son. She would eventually take a position with the Mass Department of Transportation, and she worked there as a Business Management Specialist. Her career there spanned 25 years. In her spare time Sheila, along with her husband and son, where “Die Hard” Patriots fans and proud season ticket holders since 1993. Sheila had a profound love for her Patriots. She was also a member of a bowling and bocci league. She will be forever missed by her family & friends.

She is the devoted wife of 51 years to Robert C. “Bob” DeNicola, Sr. of Revere. Proud & loving mother of Robert C. DeNicola, Jr., of Portsmouth, NH. Beloved daughter of the late Clark I., Sr. & Lillian R. (VanBuskirk) Heighton. Dear sister of the late Clark I. “Poofy” Heighton, Jr. & his surviving wife Marylou Heighton of Winthrop. She is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Stroke Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.


Visiting Hours

Saturday, August 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Saturday, August 13th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Will be Private


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

7
Aug

Frank J. Ruggiero, Jr.

Family & Friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, August 11th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt.107) Revere, for Frank J. Ruggiero, Jr. who died on Sunday, August 7th at the Hunt Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Danvers, following a long illness, he was 77 years old. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 12:00 p.m., followed by interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody.

Frank was born on August 1, 1945, in Everett to Frank J. Sr. & Mary “Jennie” (Lanzo) Ruggiero. He was one of three children. Frank was raised & educated in Everett. He was an alumnus of Everett High School, Class of 1963. He married the love of his life, Patricia (DeYeso) on May 25th, 1968. The couple remained in Everett where they began their life together and to raise their only child, Todd. They later moved to Haverhill, then settling in Malden over 14 years ago.  Frank was a hardworking man, who began his career at G.E. for several years, before working as an estimator for over 30 years at Fabrizo’s Custom Cabinetry. Frank also coached his son’s Pop Warner Football Teams in the 1970s and Everett Youth Hockey teams as well.  His love for his family was obvious, they are what mattered most to him. He fought valiantly over the past few years with his wife by his side.

He is the beloved husband of 54 years to Patricia A. “Pat” (DeYeso) Ruggiero of Malden. Loving & proud father of Todd Ruggiero of Charlestown. Cherished brother of Stanley Ruggiero of Everett & his former wife Terry Ruggiero of Danvers & Angela Ruggiero of Quincy. Devoted son of the late Frank J. Sr. & Mary “Jennie” (Lanzo) Ruggiero. Dear brother-in-law of Joyce Tardito & her late husband Louis of Easton & Jean R. Sasso & her husband Gerald T. “Jerry” of Peabody.  He is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and his canine pal “Buddy”.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to New England ADA – American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 2216-7023.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, August 11th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

Thursday, August 11th at 12:00 p.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

4
Aug

Leonard P. Murphy

Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, August 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere for Leonard P. Murphy, who passed away on August 4th at Regal Health Care at Worcester, following a lengthy illness, he was 75 years old. A Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home at 6:00 p.m. Interment will be private.

Born in Beverly, he was the son of Daniel F. Murphy, Jr. and Ann L. (Bonaventura) Murphy. He attended Beverly schools and was a graduate of Beverly High School, Class of 1965. His early career was spent in The Merchant Marines, working aboard civilian vessels such as oil tankers that would import and export goods to other countries. Later on, Leonard worked in property maintenance. He was very handy and enjoyed repairing things. His last job was spent as the Maintenance Manager for Cobbit Hill Real Estate. He worked until his health declined and was unable to. Leonard had a passion for Baseball and was a dedicated Boston Red Sox fan.

He is the beloved father of Robert F. Murphy and his wife Teal of Bow, New Hampshire and Christopher C. Murphy of Weare, New Hampshire. Cherished grandfather of Saige P. Murphy of Bow, New Hampshire. Dear brother of Janet Eagan & her husband Denny of Dennis, MA, Kristin McCarthy & her husband Kevin of Marblehead, Daniel Murphy and wife Judy of Del Rey Beach, FL and Maureen Garbarino (predeceased) and husband Dominic of Framingham, MA and Kevin Murphy of Boston.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, August 11th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Thursday, August 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

3
Aug

Eric C. Spracklin

A Funeral Mass was celebrated in Blessed Mother of the Morning Star Parish – St. Mary of the Assumption Church for Eric C. Spracklin, who died tragically on August 3rd as a result from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was 52 years old.

Born in Revere, he was the son of Norman G. & Janice A. “Jan” (Murphy) Spracklin. He attended Revere schools and was a graduate of Revere High School. Eric was a dedicated sports fan who loved the New England Patriots and was very athletic as a child. He was a member of Revere Little League for many years playing on the baseball team as a pitcher. He was a talented young man with a powerful arm and as a result he was awarded numerous trophies over the years. He was also a talented football player and when he began to attend Revere High School, he was a member of the football team during his freshman year. Following graduation, he followed his father’s footsteps and began learning the iron worker trade. He would eventually become a Journeyman Iron worker and worked for the Local #7 in South Boston. Eric had a heart of gold and was always willing to help anyone in need.

He is the loving father of Courtney T. Spracklin of Burlington. Devoted son of Norman G. Spracklin and the late Janice A. “Jan” (Murphy) Spracklin, who passed away in November 2021. Cherished brother of Lisa A. Spracklin of Revere. Dear nephew of Elaine Westmoreland of Saugus, Marilyn Jones of Revere, Phyllis Deleidi & her husband Raymond of Saugus and the late Paul Spracklin. He is also lovingly survived by many cousins.

Remembrances may be made to the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health, 50 Federal Street, 6th Floor, Boston MA 02110.


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

1
Aug

Margaret “Peggy” (Pedersen) Zucco

Funeral Services will be held privately for Margaret “Peggy” (Pedersen) Zucco, who died on Monday, August 1st at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston, following a brief battle with cancer, she was 79 years old.

Peggy was born in Boston and raised in East Boston. She was an alumna of St. Rose of Lima High School, Class of 1960. She was married to her husband Charles Zucco for 45 years. In 1975, they moved to Melrose, where they remained. Peggy was a loving & proud mother of her daughter Lisa & her son Peter. Peggy worked most of her working career at Walgreens in Malden and was often found in the greeting card section. Peggy was most happy enjoying her time spent with her family.

She is the beloved wife of the late Charles P. “Charlie the Barber’ Zucco. Loving mother of Lisa M. Perelli & her husband Edward J. of Melrose & Peter L. Zucco & his husband Paul J. Reardon of Chelsea & Kennebunkport, ME. Dear sister of the late Henry Pedersen, Ralph Pedersen, Bobby Pedersen, and Eleanor Ryan. Loving daughter of the late Louis & Margaret (Rizzo) Pedersen. She is also lovingly survived by her canine grandson, Winston & many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Tomten Farm & Sanctuary, P.O. Box 85, Haverhill, NH 03765 or by visiting www.tomtenfarmandsanctuary.org/contribute.


Funeral Services will be Private.


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading

31
Jul

Marguerite Maurice

Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere on Monday, August 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., for Marguerite Maurice, who passed away on Saturday, July 30th. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the Funeral Home at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) followed by interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, August 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Monday, August 8th at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Funeral Home

Interment

Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn


Sign up for Obituary Updates and you’ll be notified when new obituaries are added. Simply enter your email address below and click “subscribe”.

Loading