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4
Dec

Lena R. “Lee” (Aldorisio) Bailey

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, December 8th from 10:00 a.m. thru 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Lena R. “Lee” (Aldorisio) Bailey, who passed following a lengthy illness at Woodhaven of Tewksbury on Saturday, December 4th. Her Funeral Service will be conducted in the Funeral Home, following the visitation, at 12:15 p.m., and immediately followed with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Parking available left of the funeral home.

Mrs. Bailey was born and raised in Revere and attended Revere Schools. She lived in Revere until 1962, when the family moved to Tewksbury, where she remained until her passing. She was a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Parish Community.

She was the beloved wife of the late Francis J. Bailey, VI, who passed in April of 1984. She is the cherished mother of Beverly A. Daigle of Revere, Patricia L. Bailey of Coral Gables, FL & the late Carolyn Joyce Bailey.  Lee is also the proud grandmother of many grandchildren, many more great grandchildren & 4 great-great grandchildren. On this coming May 2nd, 2022, Lee would have observed her 100th birthday. She is the devoted sister of Donald Aldo & his wife Rose of Malden & the late Angelina Aldorisio, Joseph Aldorisio, Vincent A. Aldorisio, Louise Butare, Edward Aldorisio, Eleanor Hart, Robert Aldorisio, Harold “Harry” Aldo & Josephine Turpin. Many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews also survive her.

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


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, December 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 8th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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27
Nov

Elisa P. (Ferrara) Guazzerotti

Funeral Services & Interment were held privately for Elisa P. (Ferrara) Guazzerotti who died surrounded by her loving family at her home in Revere on Saturday, November 27th following a long illness, she was 90 years old.

Elisa was born in Foggia, Italy to Guiseppe & Giovanna (Giordano) Ferrara. She grew up in Italy and was educated there as well. She journeyed to the United States in 1955. She was married to her husband Fred Guazzerotti in 1957. The couple settled in East Boston then Revere where she was a loving & proud homemaker & mother. Family was paramount to Elisa, and she did everything to ensure that her family had everything they needed. She will be remembered for her witty humor and loving kindness. She is the beloved wife of 64 years to Fred A. Guazzerotti of Revere. The loving mother of Julia Morico of Revere, Fred Guazzerotti & wife Holly of Mooresville, NC., & Patricia Catanzaro & her partner Mohamad Kabbara of Saugus. The cherished grandmother of Christina Strong & husband Jonathan of Danvers, Angela Otolo & husband Robert of Danvers, Anthony Morico of Revere, Jordan Catanzaro of Revere, Joshua Catanzaro of Las Vegas, NM., Andrew Guazzerotti of Huntsville, Al., & Anna Guazzerotti of Mooresville, NC. She is the great grandmother of Sophia, Jonathan “J.J.”, Jayce, Stella, Camden, & Liam. She is the dear sister of the late Dante Ferrara. Also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF New England Chapter 60 Walnut St. Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.


Funeral Services were Private


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26
Nov

Janice A. “Jan” (Murphy) Spracklin

A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, December 1st in Blessed Mother of the Morning Star Parish – St. Mary’s Church, Revere for Janice A. “Jan” (Murphy) Spracklin, who died in the loving presence of her family & her God on Friday, November 26th at her home in Revere, following a long illness with breast cancer, she was 74 years old.

Jan was born in Boston and was raised & educated in East Boston. She was an alumna of East Boston High School, Class of 1965. Jan was married to her love, Norman G. Spracklin on November 19, 1969. After they were married, they settled in Chelsea before moving to Revere in 1973. Together they raised their children and Jan was a very dedicated mother & wife, first & foremost. One of Jan’s proudest accomplishments was when she owned & operated “Jan’s Country Kitchen”. She operated the restaurant for about 10 years. She served delicious food and it was her witty personality that people fell in love with. She treated all of her customers as if they were her family, which in some cases, they became part of her extended family.  Jan was always a kind & loving person who always found time to help a friend in need. 

She is the devoted & beloved wife of 52 years to Norman G. Spracklin of Revere. Loving mother of Lisa A. Spracklin & Eric C. Spracklin, both of Revere. Cherished grandmother of Courtney T. Spracklin of Burlington. She is the dear sister of Elaine Westmoreland of Saugus, Marilyn Jones of Revere, Phyllis Deleidi & her husband Raymond of Chelsea. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and cousins.

Remembrances may be made to Susan G. Komen Global Headquarters, P.O. Box 801889, MA 300, Dallas, TX 75380.


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23
Nov

Dennis V. Nicotera

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, December 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere, for Dennis V. Nicotera, who died unexpectedly at his home in Lynn, on Tuesday November 23rd, he was 71 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, December 2nd at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home at 10:00 a.m., immediately followed with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Dennis V Nicotera, 71, of Lynn, MA, passed away on Tuesday, 23 November 2021.  He was born to parents Orlando A. Nicotera & Doris M. (Maggioli) Nicotera on October 24, 1950.  Loving father of Michael D. Nicotera & wife Nicole of Oceanside, NY.  Brother of Diane and husband Dennis Cohane of Revere, the late Patricia M. Nicotera.  Uncle to Brandon, Courtney, Justin, and wife Nicole Cohane.  Dennis married, Mary Zammit, in 1983, and although the union was not permanent, they made a strong co-parenting team for their exceptional son.  Dennis is survived by many cousins, family, and friends.

Dennis was raised and educated in Revere. Worked many years as street sweeper in greater Boston area before retiring.  He held many other positions including, working for MA Drug & Alcohol Recovery Outreach Program, car salesman, and cement truck driver.  

Dennis is best described as a charismatic, free spirited, funny, and loving person.  Known by many for his sense of humor and great story telling.  Dennis had a deep love & appreciation for the ocean. He would romanticize about owning a boat & being able to go anywhere he wanted often spending his time watching boats coming and going.

In lieu of flowers, Remembrances may be made Health Innovations Healthy Streets Outreach Program, 100 Willow Street, 2nd Floor, Lynn, MA 01901.


Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, December 1st, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden


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22
Nov

Lucy M. (Grande) DelMuto

At 92 years, a lifelong East Boston resident, following a brief illness, on Nov. 22nd, in the presence of her God & her devoted family. Wife of the late Alfred R. DelMuto. Cherished mother of Doreen P. Miele & husband Atty. John S. Miele of Medford, Sandra L. “Sandy” Osterweil & her husband Alan of Saugus, Alfred “Freddie” DeIMuto & his wife Sharon & Frank DelMuto & his wife Maria, all of East Boston. Proud grandmother to John S. Miele, Jr. & his wife Stacia, Rebecca M. Anoli & her husband Michael & Lara N. Miele, all of Andover, Danielle E. Osterweil & her fiancée Steven E. Fortey of Saugus, Alfred DelMuto, III & wife Ana of East Boston, Justin M. DelMuto & his late wife Melissa of Saugus, Dimitri J. DelMuto & his fiancée, Mirjana, Kristen E. DelMuto & her husband Daniel Gillespi-O’Neill, all of East Boston, Jacqueline M. Murray & her husband Michael of Annanadale, VA. She is the dear sister of Mary Guarnieri of Winchester & the late Ernest & Gaetano Grande & Carmella Gizzi. Also lovingly survived by 10 adored great-grandchildren; John, III, Sophia, Michael, Annabella, Mason, Alfred J. “A.J.”, Jacob, Avery, Alana & Reese. Many faithful nieces, nephews, grandnephews & grandnieces also survive Lucy.

Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral on Saturday, Nov. 27th from the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., EAST BOSTON at 11:00 a.m. & immediately followed with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Visiting Hours are Friday in the funeral home from 4-7 p.m. Parking available left of the funeral home.

Lucy worked for over 27 years in the Boston Public School System as a Secretary. Activist for many social & environmental causes, she was most active in the Chelsea Creek Action Group.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, November 26th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 27th at 11:00 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden


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18
Nov

Russell E. Vitale

Retired Revere Firefighter, at 84 years, in Revere, unexpectedly, on November 18th.

Beloved son of the late Henry L. Vitale, Sr. & Louise M. (Zolla) Vitale. Devoted companion to Beverly A. Rogers of Revere for nearly 50 years. Cherished brother to Annette M. Thompson & husband Bernard of Cape Coral, FL, Elaine L. Bougiouris & husband Kyriacos E. “Koulis” of Revere & the late Henry F. Vitale & his late wife Concetta “Connie” & the late Reynold A. Vitale. Also lovingly survived by Roxanne Tahmosh & husband Raymond of Reading & Brian Tahmosh & wife Lesley Conroy of Washington, D.C. Russell also leaves many caring nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral on Wednesday, November 24th from the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE at 11:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 12 Noon., immediately followed with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Visiting hours are Tuesday, Nov. 23rd from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home. Parking available left of the funeral home. Most importantly, masks must be worn in the funeral home & at the church.

Late member of the Revere Soccorso Club. Russell prematurely retired from the Revere Fire Department as a result of a major accident after 21 years of service.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.


Services

*For the safety of all visitors, Masks must be worn throughout all of the services.*

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 23rd from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, November 24th at 12:00 p.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden


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17
Nov

Mirsad Hodzic

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Tuesday, November 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Mirsad Hodzic, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 17th at the North Shore Medical Center- Salem Hospital, following a brief illness, he was 56 years old. A Funeral Service will follow the visitation in the Funeral Home at 11:15 a.m., followed with interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn.

Mirsad was born in Doboj, Bosnia and he was raised & educated in Modrica, Bosnia. Mirsad was a highly educated man and was an incredibly mechanically inclined. He could fix anything. He came to live in the United States in April of 1999 along with his wife, Mirjana & their two sons, Anel & Elvis. They settled in Lynn, where they made their home as well as many friends. Mirsad worked at Herb Chambers Mercedes as a Master Auto Mechanic. He became certified in every aspect of his trade. There wasn’t a thing he didn’t know how to diagnose or fix. He took extreme pride with his work and was always courteous to customers & fellow employee’s. His heart was with his family, he was a loving husband & very proud father. He was always telling people about his family & about any of their accomplishments.

He is the devoted husband of Mirjana (Rados) Hodzic of 35 years of marriage, the loving & proud father of Anel Hodzic & Elvis Hodzic all of Lynn. The beloved son of Izeta Hodzic of Bosnia & the late Esad Hodzic. The dear brother of Emina Hodzic of Bosnia & the late Esmedin Hodzic. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces & nephews as well as many friends & extended family.


Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, November 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 23rd at 11:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn


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13
Nov

Robert F. “Bobby” Dever

Funeral Services were held privately for Robert F. “Bobby” Dever, who passed away unexpectedly on November 13th. He was 62 years of age.

Born and raised in East Boston, he was the son of the late Robert J. & Mary A. “Maureen” (McManus) Dever. Bobby attended local schools and his family came to live in Revere in 1985, where he remained until his passing, He worked for many years as a laborer involved in many construction projects throughout the area.

He is the father of Robert & Michael Cresta. Brother of Christine E. Harmon & her husband Tommy of Woburn & Cathleen P. Dever & her longtime companion Robert DeFronzo of Saugus. Uncle of Jennifer N. Melville R.N. & husband Joseph of Westwood & Derek M. Harmon of Woburn & great-uncle of Aria, Ava & Logan. He is also survived by many extended family members.


Funeral Services were Private.


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13
Nov

Timothy F. O’Leary

Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, November 18th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Rte. 107) REVERE from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., immediately followed with a Funeral Service in the funeral home at 7:15 p.m. Interment will be held privately at a later time.

Timothy was born, raised & educated in Malden & attended Sacred Heart School in Malden. “Tim” passed on Saturday, November 13th at Boston’s Massachusetts General following a year long battle with multiple myeloma.  Early in life, he began his own entrepreneurship, Boston Sportsman, in all things, related to hockey, baseball, football, etc. He was the proud owner of several pushcarts, strategically placed at the Boston Garden – North Station, Haymarket & the Aquarium Station at the waterfront. Tim worked long and hard for the welfare and care of his family. His family was paramount to his heart & soul, always working for them, solely. Perhaps, his intense work ethic was his joy in what he did and how he did it, beginning at age 13 owning several pushcarts. Peddler, hawker, or salesman, he was indeed the best.

He is survived by his dedicated and devoted wife and soulmate of 19 years, Taylar F. (Anastas) O’Leary, his cherished son, Timothy J. O’Leary, Jr. & his adored daughter, Arianna J. O’Leary, all of Revere. He is the proud son to Kevin O’ Leary of Salem, NH & his late Mom, Margaret (O’Halloran) O’Leary. He is the dear brother to Kelley O’Leary of Malden, Noreen O’Leary of Somerville, Kevin O’Leary of Malden, Meghan O’Leary of Milford, MA & Caitlin Duckett & her husband Aaron of Salem, NH. Lovingly and tenderly survived by his in-laws, Debra Terenzio of Revere & William Anastas of Revere. Tim was a member of the Minute Man Dart League.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Timothy’s GoFundMe by visiting https://gofund.me/149f7fc3.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, November 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, November 18th at 7:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private


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13
Nov

Francis D. “Frank” Cronin


Funeral Services and internment were held privately at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett for Francis D. Cronin, who died at his home in Bradford, MA, surrounded by loving family on Saturday, November 13th following a lengthy illness.


Frank was born and raised in Revere. Following graduation from Revere High school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Following his honorable discharge, Frank worked as a machinist for over 40 years. During this time he lived with his devoted wife Marilyn J Kirsch of 36 years. Frank and Marilyn enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and their beloved dog Harry. Frank was a passionate and devoted Boston sports fan.


Dear brother of Diane Accettullo of Malden, the late Sonny Haseman, Robert Haseman, Barbara J Maida and Ann Patricia Cronin. Frank was the loving father of Kelly E. Knight and husband Scott of Newburyport, MA, son Kevin P. Cronin and wife Jaye of Fort Collins, CO, and the late Colleen P. Cronin of South Boston, MA. Frank adored his niece Lori Ann Maida of Lynn, MA. Cherished grandfather of Benjamin Knight of Bradford, MA Justin and Julia Knight of Newburyport, MA, Haley and Jillian Cronin of Fort Collins, CO and the honorary grandfather of Abby Maida of Lynn, MA. Frank was a caring and loving husband, father, grampy, and uncle who will be dearly missed by many.


Remembrances may be made to MSPCA-Angell, Attn: Donations, 350 South Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130.


Funeral Services & Interment were Private


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