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7
Jul

Mildred T. (Bucci) Rossi

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Saturday, July 10th from 10:00  a.m.  to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Mildred T. (Bucci) Rossi, who died at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on Wednesday, July 7th, following a long illness, she was 91 years old. A Funeral Service will be held, following the visitation, in the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Interment will be held at a later date in Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

Millie was born in Raised in Boston’s North End. She was educated in Parochial Schools and was an alumna of St. Mary’s Girls High School, Class of 1948. She was married to Louis J. Rossi, Sr. & Millie & her husband remained in Revere, where they raised their family. Millie worked for fulltime as a bookkeeper for WHDH TV Boston and later took on a part time role so she could raise her children. Family was the essence of Millie’s life. She was a very active mother, always present in her children’s lives and she always found time to prepare endless meals along with all of the other necessary tasks a mother would endure. In her later years, she became involved in St. Anthony of Padua Church, where she was instrumental in coordinating bus trips & activities for seniors. Her social activity allowed her to continue to help others, make new friends and have fun along the way. No matter where she was or what she was doing, her family is where her heart was, especially her grandchildren & great grandchildren, whom she loved & treasured.

She is the devoted wife of 67 years to the late Louis J. Rossi, Sr. who passed on October 19, 2017. She is the proud & loving mother of Louis J. Rossi, Jr. & wife Joan A. of Saugus, Cathy A. Cecere & husband Daniel of Revere, and the late Mildred T. Cooke & Richard Rossi. She is the cherished grandmother of 10 grandchildren & adored great grandmother of 7 great grandchildren. She is the dear sister of the late Salvatore Bucci, Attorney Frank Bucci & Mary DeFilippo. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

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

Funeral Service

Saturday, July 10th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home


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6
Jul

Elena M. (Mogavero) Pantano

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE on Monday, July 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., for Elena M. (Mogavero) Pantano, who died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 6th at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere, she was 90 years old. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, EVERETT at 11:00 a.m., immediately followed with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Elena was born & raised in Medford. She was a 1948 alumna of Medford High School, Class of 1948. She was married to her husband Albert W. Pantano, Jr. for 58 years. The couple resided in Revere for many years while they raised their children. Elena worked for many years as a waitress at the Ritz Cafe on Revere St. in Revere, the Chateau Deville & the Fernwood. She & her husband later moved to Everett, where she has been for about 15 years. She was a devoted & faithful parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Everett. Elena spent her days at the Revere Moose #2712 where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post. There, she had many friends and loved to play bocce. She also loved to take trips to the casinos. Her family recalls all of the many wonderful holidays she hosted throughout the years & her legendary cooking. She was a simple woman that you would immediately love and want to be your friend.

She is the devoted wife of 58 years to the late Albert W. Pantano, Jr. Loving mother of Albert J. Pantano & wife Janet M. of The Villages, FL, formerly of Georgetown & Dennis Pantano of Everett. Proud & cherished grandmother of Amanda M. McMahon & husband Lawrence of Conifer, CO, Amie J. Richards & husband Maxwell of Methuen & Andrea L. Pantano of Cambridge. Adored great grandmother of Oliver George. Dear sister of the late Camille Young – Fischer, Sebastian “Buster” Mogavero & Jennie Parisi. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews & friends.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England, 219 E Main Street #100B, Milford, MA 01757 or by visiting www.sbagreaterne.org.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, July 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, July 12th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, Everett

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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6
Jul

Michael P. Sacco

Private Funeral Services & interment were held privately at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden for Michael P. Sacco of Revere, formerly of East Boston, who died on Tuesday, July 6th at the Everett Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Everett, following a lifelong illness, he was 77 years old.

Michael was born in Boston and was raised in East Boston until the age of 9 years old. The family then relocated to Revere. Michael was educated in both Boston & Revere Public Schools. Michael worked at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge & Hotel in Revere for most of his working career. He enjoyed working in the kitchen performing various tasks. Michael loved studying history as a young student and as an adult. He was fascinated with world events and the chronological order of the world’s biggest events and accomplishments.  Michael was also an avid Red Sox fan, much like history Michael new all of the history that involved the Boston Red Sox. He enjoyed the highs & lows of what it means to be a Boston Sports Fan. He is now at peace & rest with his parents, home in heaven.

He is the beloved son of the late Orlando & Louise (Caruso) Sacco. Cherished brother of Barbara Green & her late husband Charles Green, Jr. of Sarasota, FL & Rose M. Smallcomb & her husband Robert of Salem. Dear uncle of Laurel Green of Coon Rapids, CO & Heather Green of Sarasota, FL. He is also lovingly survived by other family members.

Remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter of Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.


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4
Jul

Angelo F. Passeri

Funeral Services & Interment were held privately on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett for Angelo F. Passeri, who died on Sunday July 4th at the Atrium in Danvers, following a brief illness with Dementia, he was 93 years old.

 Angelo was born in Chelsea to the late Andrew “Tamp” Passeri, Sr. & Mary (Riccio) Passeri and was raised & educated in Revere. Angelo entered the United States Coast Guard on March 13, 1946 and served at the end of World War II until being honorably discharged on June 30, 1947 with the rank of Motor Machinist 3rd Class. After being discharged from the Coast Guard, Angelo attended Wentworth Institute, graduating in 1950. During this time, his future bride waited for Angelo to return and get his education, before they wed. At the direction & foresight of his father, education was instilled in Angelo and he continued onto Northeastern University. He began his professional Career at G. E., then later went to work for AT&T for over 35 years, until his retirement. Angelo & his wife together raised their 4 children in Revere. During this time Angelo instilled in his children the innate core values & morals that he was raised with & lived his life by every day. He was fastidious about his home & his garden where he started all of his plants from seed.  Angelo & his wife lived fiercely independent in Revere until 4 1/2 years ago, before moving to Danvers, where there they were independent and surrounded by the love & support of their family.  Angelo was always a family first man. He took responsibility for his extended family & many elderly relatives. He was a tireless & passionate volunteer member at the Vittori Rocci Post #56 in Beverly & the V.A. Hospital in Bedford. Angelo again gave back by giving his time to those who gave their lives for our country. Above all, Angelo was most proud to be called, “Papa Angelo” by his grandchildren & great-grandchildren.

 He is the dedicated & devoted husband of 72 years to Catherine F. (Thomas) Passeri of Danvers. Loving & proud father of Catherine F. Tacelli of Middleton, Paul F. Passeri & wife Suzanne of Danvers, Marybeth Tobin & husband Daniel of Hamilton, Daniel R. Passeri & wife Jo-Ann of Winchester. Treasured grandfather of Tracy Paulsen of Westwood, Gregory A. Passeri & wife Elisabeth of Danvers, Julianne S. Mitrano & husband Guy of Danvers, Sara Kempf & husband Brendan of Los Angeles, CA, Alyssandra Tobin of Missoula, MT, Mark A. Passeri of Duxbury, Elianna Tobin of San Diego, CA, Daniel Tobin of Hamilton & the late Neal O. Paulsen & his surviving wife Megumi Paulsen of Raleigh, NC. Adored great grandfather of Alyssa, Hank, Andrew, and Viviana. Dear brother of Andrew J. Passeri, Jr. & wife Nancy of Warwick, NY & Richard J. Passeri & wife Estelle of Byfield. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Remembrances may be made to Angelo’s great-granddaughter, Alyssa Paulsen’s College Fund at go.fidelity.com/mnxrb.


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27
Jun

Joan U. (Ferullo) Buccini

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, July 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funeral, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Joan U. (Ferullo) Buccini, who died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 27th, she just celebrated her 86th birthday on June 22nd. A Funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Friday, July 2nd 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. Interment will follow in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

Joan was born & raised in Boston. She attended Boston Public Schools and was an alumna of Roslindale High School. She met & married her husband Hugo M. “Mike” Buccini and the couple settled in Revere. They raised their children in Revere where Joan was a proud mother & homemaker. She and her husband shared 55 years of marriage until his death on February 25, 2009. Joan continued to live a life surrounded by her loving family & her group of friends. She enjoyed going places and always loved getting dressed up for any occasion. She later became a great grandmother & loved being with her 2 great grandson’s. Her family was paramount, she enjoyed being with her siblings & sharing & making new memories.

She is the beloved wife of 55 years to the late Hugo M. “Mike” Buccini. Loving mother of Christina M. Alma & husband Edwin of Saugus & Wayne R. Buccini of Revere. Cherished grandmother of Michelle A. Swanson & her husband Christopher of Saugus & Jenny M. Lawless & her fiancé Lian Lemmo of Manchester, NH. Adored great-grandmother of Brandon T. & Grayson M. Swanson. Dear sister of Geraldine Remondi & husband Emelio of Hyde Park, Michael J. Ferullo & wife Shelley of Plymouth& the late Sabino Ferullo, Jr. She was the devoted daughter of the late Former Lt. Heavyweight boxer Sabino Ferullo “Sammy Fuller” & Jenny (Raffaele) Ferullo. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Boston Bulldogs Running Club, P.O. Box 470558 Brookline, MA 02447-0558.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, July 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, July 2nd at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody


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26
Jun

Vita A. Radway AKA Vita A. Marotta

Family & friends are invited to attend a Visitation on Wednesday, June 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, Vita A. Radway AKA Vita A. Marotta, formerly of Revere, who passed away in Lynnfield, on June 25th, following a lengthy illness. She was 93 years of age. Her Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. & immediately followed with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Vita was born in Revere and is the daughter of the late Leonard and Catherine (Darone) Radway. She was second oldest of 5 children. Vita was a long-time resident of Lynnfield; she shared her home with her brother Arnold and her nieces and nephew. Vita and Arnold raised their 6 great-nieces and nephew after a tragic accident claimed the life of their mother and their niece, Cynthia Flint. Vita very much enjoyed having all of her family around her and treated everyone she knew as family. Following the family tradition, she always cooked Sunday dinners, and everyone looked forward to her famous meatballs. To everyone that knew and loved her, she was known as ‘Aunty’, a loving and caring woman who truly enjoyed helping others. During the early parts of her life, she enjoyed traveling to Hawaii, a place where she would visit often and form life-long friendships. Vita worked most her life at the Department of Employment & Training in Boston, a career that spanned 20 years. She lived in Revere during the early years of her life when her parents came from Italy. The family later moved to Lynnfield in 1945.

She is the wife of the late William A. Marotta. Devoted sister to Arnold P. Radway of Lynnfield & the late Anthony G. “Tony” Radway, Vivian “Millie” Radway-Flint & Phyllis LeTourneau. Dear daughter of the late Leonard & Catherine (Darone) Radway. Cherished grandaunt & surrogate mother to Jennifer Connell, Rian Connell, Sharane Connell-Anderson & Brian Anderson, all of Lynnfield. Loving grandaunt to Christina Passanisi of Saugus, Danielle Passanisi & Bianca Passanisi, both of Lynnfield. Also lovingly survived by her great grandnieces & nephews, Hunter & Poppy, both of Lynnfield, Angelo, Briella & Janessa-May, all of Saugus.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, June 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 30th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden


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24
Jun

Evelyn O. (Botticelli) Castaldo

A Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere on June 29th privately to celebrate the life of Evelyn O. (Botticelli) Castaldo, who died on June 23rd, 2020, in Trinity, FL, following a brief illness, she was 91 years old. Interment followed in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Evelyn was a lifelong Revere native. She was educated in Revere schools and was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1946. After high school, she worked for several years at John Hancock in Boston as a secretary. She was married to her love, Pasqualino “Pat’ Castaldo and the couple remained in Revere. She was a proud wife and mother. After she raised her children, she returned to work and became the receptionist at the East Boston Dental Office in Maverick Square in East Boston. Evelyn loved working there and she remained as the receptionist for over 25 years. In 2001, her & her husband Pat relocated to New Port Richie, Florida where they enjoyed many years together there. Evelyn was always a woman of fashion & elegance. She always was dressed for any & every occasion. She had an innate sense of detail. She was an avid painter and she created many beautiful works of art. Her passion was of course her family. She was a fabulous cook and loved hosting many dinners & holidays. She always loved a good laugh and having fun with those she loved is what was her favorite thing to do.

She is the devoted wife of 67 years to the late Pasqualino “Pat” Castaldo. Cherished & loving mother of Patricia Whitty of Revere & Steven Castaldo & wife Landra of New Port Richie, FL. Treasured grandmother of Matthew Whitty, Kristin Boccuzzi & husband William & Deborah Whitty. Adored great grandmother of Kayla, Lana & Aidan Whitty and Olivia & Sophia Boccuzi. Dear sister of the late Mary Coviello, Carmella Gnerre, and Florence Kent, all of Revere, Evelyn Castaldo of Florida and the late Alfred Botticelli,  Rose DeChiara, Joseph and Salvatore Botticelli, Helen Maffeo, Antonio, Phillip and Nicholas Botticelli. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.


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21
Jun

Robert E. “Bob” Tully

At 90 years, in Winthrop, formerly of Revere, June 21st, surrounded in the presence of his dear & precious wife & family & in the presence of his God, following a lengthy illness. Survived by his precious wife of 65 years, Marie G. (Mercurio) Tully. Devoted father to AnneMarie DeFrancesco & her husband “Tony” of Londonderry, NH, Therese McLaughlin & her husband Paul of Holliston, MA & Ellen Poveromo & her husband Paul of Beverly. Cherished grandfather to Erin McLaughlin, James McLaughlin, Nick DeFrancesco & Andrew Poveromo. Dear bother to Eileen Ruggiero & her late husband Dan of Saugus, Jane Walton & husband Owen of Londonderry, NH, Helen Santosuosso & husband Lewis of Methuen, Maryanne Smith of FL, Patrick Tully & wife Dorothy of ME & the late Frank Tully & Arthur Tully. Also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law, Dorothy Tully of OH. Many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews also survive Bob.

Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral on Saturday, June 26th from the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE 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. & immediately followed with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting Hours are Friday, June 25th in the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Parking available left of the funeral home.

Bob was a lifelong devotee of St. Anthony’s Church & Past President & member of the Holy Name Society. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict & longtime member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made the Restoration Fund at St. Anthony’s Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, MA 02151.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, June 25th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, June 26th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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21
Jun

Charles W. “Chuck” Jackson

Family & friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm St., Everett on Saturday, June 26th for Charles W. Jackson, who passed away on January 8th, 2021 at Boston Medical Center. He was 61 years of age. Please meet at the main gate of the cemetery at 1:00 p.m.

Born in Boston, he was raised in Revere. He attended local schools and was a graduate of Revere High School. Chuck worked at Raytheon in Waltham for a number of years but his true passion was music. Starting at a young age, he loved music and was a performer who loved to entertain his friends & family. At the young age of 5 years old, he would put on a number of shows in his yard with the neighborhood children.  As he grew older, the shows would continue, and he would make costumes and he also designed a stage. He was the choreographer and music man. He charged 5 cents for the tickets, and he would set up benches for his family to sit on. He was the “whole show”! His father played the guitar and sang & Chuck and his brothers Steven & Chris all learned to play guitar and sing as well. They entertained family and friends throughout the holidays and with backyard gatherings during the summer months. As time passed, the family moved to Saugus and he would set up his drums on the front lawn and play for the kids in the neighborhood. As an adult, he and his band played local venues and his family was always sitting front row as his number one supporters.

He is the beloved son of the late William Curtis Jackson & Angela (Savoia) Howell of Cape Coral, Florida. Devoted father of Shawn Jackson of Ft. Myers, Florida & adored grandfather of Olivia Jackson. Dear brother of Steven Jackson of Las Vegas, Nevada and Christopher Jackson of Pennsylvania. He is the cherished nephew of Carl Savoia of Revere & the loving uncle of 9 nieces & nephews. He is also lovingly survived by many cousins.

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


Graveside Service

Saturday, June 26th at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm St., Everett

*Please meet at the Main Gate of the Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.*


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17
Jun

Patricia J. (Brockman) Albano

Funeral Services & interment were held privately for Patricia J. (Brockman) Albano, who died unexpectedly on Thursday, June 17th at her home in Salisbury, she was 84 years old.

Patricia was born in Hammond, Indiana on October 26, 1936, to Carl & Margaret Brockman. The family later settled in Hyde Park and she attended Boston Public Schools. Patricia worked at Schrafft’s Candy for several years, where she worked on the line as a “dipper”. She later became a waitress for the Bank of Boston for approximately 10 years. After she married, her and her husband William R. Albano settled in Revere, where they made their home and raised their family. Patricia embraced her role as wife & mother.  Patricia enjoyed watching wrestling and she was a longtime fan. Her greatest love was her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a woman of simplicity and family was the meaning of her life.

She is the beloved wife of the late William R. Albano. Loving mother of Linda & her husband Robert & Robert W. Albano & his companion Julia B. McCuish of Salisbury. Cherished grandmother of Robert Jr. & his husband Guillaume, Marrissa, Kerrie & her husband Derek, Kristyn & Alicha. Adored great grandmother of 4. She is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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