Obituaries 07-07-2010

July 8, 2010
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Grace Mangiafico

Chelsea resident

Grace R. (Ciampa) Mangiafico of East Boston and Chelsea died on June 23.

She was the beloved wife of the late Sibby-Nano Mangiafico with whom she shared 58 years of marriage; loving mother of Maria Mangiafico of East Boston, Richard “Rickey” Mangiafico of Medford and the late Paul Mangiafico; dear sister of Theresa Brutza of Medford, Joseph and Carmine Ciampa of East Boston, James of Revere and the late Caroline DiBiase, John, Ralph and Fred Ciampa; cherished grandmother of Steven, Richard and Jamie Siraco, Tiffany Mangiafico and great grandmother of Ava Grace Siraco; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood”F uneral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guestbook, www.vazzafunerals.com

 

John ‘Jack’ O’Leary

US Postal Service retiree

John P. “Jack” O’Leary of Needham, formerly of Somerville and Chelsea, died on July 5. He was 56 years old.

He was a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service having worked in W.Roxbury and the IMC Chelsea station. He was also a former member of the Somerville City Club.

He was the beloved son of William C. O’Leary of Peabody and the late Mary F. (Lee) O’Leary; former husband of Martha Lyons; dear brother of William O’Leary of Louisiana, Thomas O’Leary of Cambridge and James O’Leary of San Francisco.

His Funeral will be from the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals, 389 Washington Ave., Chelsea, today, Thursday, July 8 at 8 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols St., Chelsea at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Committal prayers will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.

 

Dorothy Brown

Woburn resident

Dorothy A. Brown died in Woburn on July 1.

She was the dear sister of Katherine Gavin of Medford and sister-in-law of Barbara Brown of South Yarmouth and is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, Woburn. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. (Obituary and guest book at www.lynch-cantillon.com) Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home (781) 933-0400

 

Edna Estabrook

Retired Chelsea High School Cafeteria worker

Edna M. (Yanoolis) Estabrook, born and a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on July 4 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett after a short illness. She was 78 years old.

Until her retirement, she worked in the cafeteria at Chelsea High School.

The devoted wife of the late Frederick P. Estabrook, Sr., she was the beloved mother of Michael Estabrook of Beverly, Richard Estabrook and his wife, Kathy, Marie Estabrook and Debbie Estabrook, all of Chelsea and the late Frederick P. Estabrook, Jr.; sister of the late Stella Scoppa, Sophie, Frank and Charles Yanoolis; cherished grandmother of 12 and great grandmother of 12. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea today, Thursday, July 8 at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send a message of condolence to her family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes

 

Dorothy D’Amico

Revere resident

Dorothy E. (DeNisco) D’Amico of Revere died on July 6.

She was the beloved wife of Andrew R. D’Amico with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; loving mother of Andrew “Bob” D’Amico and his wife, Geri, of Danvers, Lauragale “Laura” D’Amico and her companion, Thomas Desisto, of Revere, Rosemary “Cooki” DiBartolomeo and her husband, Darren, of Lynnfield, and Dorothy “Donna” Petrella and her husband, Peter, of W. Peabody; dear sister of Connie LaPawgh of Everett, William DeNisco of Chelsea, Laura White of Everett, Peter DeNisco of Lynnfield, and the late Mary D’Orlando, Josephine Palmieri, Theresa Elios and Virginia Cataldo. She was the cherished grandmother of nine and great grandmother of nine and fond sister-in-law of Mary Gagliardi of Somerville and Vito D’Amico of New Hampshire.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church, Revere, at 10 o’clock. Family and friends may visit today, Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445-9924. For guest book, obit and directions, please visit: www.vazzafunerals.com

 

Mafalda ‘Rose’ Rizzo

Longtime member of the Revere Moose Lodge

Mafalda “Rose” (Carrillo) Rizzo of Chelsea, formerly of Malden, died on July 5 after a short illness. She was 83 years old.

The wife of the late Dominic J. Rizzo who died in 1988, she was born on June 15, 1927, the daughter of the late Achille and Maria Romano Carrillo. She was born and educated in Chelsea and was a former resident of Malden.

A housewife and loving mother, she enjoyed spending time with her family, listening to Italian music and watching Lawrence Welk and American Idol on TV. She was a longtime member of the Revere Moose Lodge.

Mrs. Rizzo is survived by her sons, Joseph Rizzo of Revere and Paul Rizzo of Malden and her daughters, Lois Hussey of Everett and Gloria Power of Chelsea; four grandchildren, six great granchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Ermani, Joseph, Salvatore, Dante, Alba, Norma and Helen and stepsister to Mario, James, Clara and Dora.

Her Funeral will be held from the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals, 389 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Friday, July 9 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace Church, Nichols Street, Everett-Chelsea line at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours in the funeral home are today, Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

 

Joseph Janiak Jr.

Mass Industrial Hardware Supply retiree

Joseph J. Janiak Jr. of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died on July 1. He was 78 years old.

Born and raised in Chelsea, he moved to Revere in 1965. He served in the US Army from November of 1952 until November of 1954 during the Korean Conflict. As a young man he worked for the Maverick Mills in East Boston and later took a driver’s position with the Mass. Industrial Hardware Supply of Chelsea becoming their “Lead Driver” for almost 20 years.

He was the beloved husband of 46 years of Celia A. (Corso); devoted father of Kimberly A. Silveria and Roy Olszewski and cherished grandfather of Alyssa N. Silveria, all of Revere; dear brother of Josephine Lyons of Coulter, PA, Walter Janiak of Chelsea, and the late Stanley Janiak. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery.

 

Beverly Montague

Chelsea resident

Beverly A. (Thetonia) Montague of Chelsea died on June 30.

She was the beloved wife of Raymond “Monty” Montague of Chelsea; devoted mother of Diane Ghalbouni of Chelsea, Tracy Dunnington of Plymouth and John Woodbury Jr. of Bradenton, FL; dear sister of Frank Thetonia Jr. of Taunton and the late Richard Thetonia; cherished grandmother of Jason Fitzpatrick, Stephen Dunnigton Jr. and Taylor Dunnington, all of Plymouth.

Funeral arrangements were by the Anthony Memorial Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. For online guestbook, please visit www.AnthonyMemorial.com.

 

Daisy Accomando

Owned Marshelle’s Salon De Coiffures

Daisy (Carroll) Accomando died on June 29.

Known as “Micky” to friends and family, she was a lifelong resident of Boston. She was raised in Jamaica Plain and moved to East Boston when she married and where she resided for the last 62 years. She attended Regis College in Weston and was the owner and operator of “Marshelle’s Salon De Coiffures,” a hairstyling salon in Chelsea, for over 40 years.

She was the wife of the late Nicholas A. Accomando of East Boston and is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Nicholas A. Accomando and Maria E. Accomando of Hingham, three grandchildren, Jaclyn Accomando Jorgenson of Hanover, Nicholas A. Accomando, Esq. of South Boston and Jennifer M. Accomando of Hingham, and a great grandchild Rosalind Maria Jorgenson of Hanover. She is also survived by cousins, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A private service was held for the family at Saint Michael’s Cemetery in Roslindale, where she was buried alongside of her late husband. Donations in her name may be made to the Old Colony Hospice on One Credit Union Way in Randolph, MA. For guestbook, www.vazzafunerals.com Vazza’s Beechwood Funeral Home 1-800-252-1127


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