Murielle Moon, RN
Retired Chelsea Board of Health/School Nurse
Murielle L. Moon, RN, retired Chelsea Board of Health / School Nurse, died on June 24 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. She was 95 years old.
Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the beloved daughter of the late Russell B. and Mary L. (Parziale) Moon. She attended local schools and graduated from the Chelsea Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She also attended Simmons College and Boston University. During World War II, she taught in the Cadet Nursing Program. She was a member of the Massachusetts State Nurses Association, the American Nurses Assoc., the Gov. Bellingham-Cary House Association, a charter member of the American Red Cross Nurses Association and, during World War II, she was a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Corps. She was also a member of the American Red Cross Life Saving Service (Swimming). For 27 years she was a school nurse for the City of Chelsea.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Commander Russell F. Moon U.S.N. She is survived by two nieces, Mrs. Charles T. (Martha) Pavlick of York, PA and Margaret A. “Margo” Moon of Palmer, MA and anephew, Russell F. Moon, Jr. of Raleigh, NC, six grandnieces and nephews and 13 great grandnieces and nephews. Hera Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway, Chelsea on Friday, June 29 at 9 a.m. Services will conclude with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours have respectfully been omitted. to send expressions of sympathy, please visit
Judith “Judy” Trocki of Chelsea died on June 23. She was the loving daughter of the late Stanley J. and Pauline A. (Piszkin) Trocki; beloved sister of Joan Wojciechowski and her husband, Walter of Enfield CT; cherished aunt of Noelle Poole and her husband, Josh and Craig Wojciechowski.
Her Funeral will be held from the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Saturday June 30 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus Church, 163 Chestnut St., Chelsea at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be at the Welsh Funeral Home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit www.ChelseaFuneralService.com
Of Arlington, formerly of Chelsea
Helen J. (Orluk) Sienczyk of Arlington, formerly of Chelsea, died at the Lexington Health Care Center on June 15 where she has been receiving supportive care for the past several weeks. She was 94 years old.
Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the beloved daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (Lewszyk) Orluk. She attended St. Stanislaus parochial School and graduated from Chelsea High School. She was married to John L Sienczyk and resided in Chelsea for many years before settling in Arlington 52 years ago.
Mrs. Sienczyk worked outside of her home commuting by public transportation to Hysil Manufacturing in Revere as a quality control supervisor retiring when the plant ceased its manufacturing operation. She was active with the Arlington Senior citizens group and attended daily Mass at St. Camillus Church in Arlington. She was also a lifelong parishioner and supportive member of St. Stanislaus Church in Chelsea and received comfort watching Boston Catholic Television.
The beloved wife of the late John L. Sienczyk who died in 1986, she was the devoted mother and mother in law of Janet J. Fitzgerald of Sudbury and her late husband, James R. Fitzgerald Jr.; dear sister of the late Josephine L. Jakubowicz, Mary F. Doherty, Winifred J. Santo, Sabina A. Daniszewski, Joseph “Huskie”, Stanley and Frank “Jackie” Orluk. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends
Funeral arrangements were by the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Boston Catholic Television, 34 Chestnut St., PO Box 9196, Watertown MA 02471. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com
Lawrence ‘Larry’ Mauzerol
Former Chelsea Dog Officer
Lawrence A. “Larry” Mauzerol died unexpectedly at his Malden home on June 22. He was 51 years old.
Born in Beverly, the son of the late Joseph E. and Grace J. (Crouse) Mauzerol, he was educated in the Chelsea school system and graduated from Chelsea High School in 1978. Following graduation he attended Bunker Hill Community College.
He worked as a dog officer for the City of Chelsea during the late 1980’s and over the course of his working career he was a shipping manager for various companies, including Kayem and Restaurant Depot. He has been living in Malden for the last several years.
He was the dear brother of Donna J. Mauzerol of Malden, Katherine G. Webber and her husband, Kenneth of Chelsea and the late Joseph E. Mauzerol III; the former husband of Theresa Marra; uncle of Kenneth A. Webber and his fiancé, Laura of Winthrop, Kevin R. and his wife, Christina of Winthrop and is also lovingly survived by four great nephews: Kevin, twins Kyle and Kenny, and baby Kenny.
Funeral services are private with arrangements entrusted to the William R. Carafa & Son Home For Funerals in Chelsea.
Lifelong Chelsea Resident
Rose L. (Neri) Ryan, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on June 22. She was 85 years old.
She was the wife of the late George L. Ryan, Sr.; beloved mother of Brenda D. Golditch and her companion, Hector L. Reyes, both of Chelsea and the late George L. Ryan, Jr.; dear sister of Rita Yannetti of Yarmouth, Raymond Neri of Chelsea and the late Lores Keating, Alice Deleidi, twins Prima Wheeler and Seconda Neri, Wanda Pezzuto and Elsie Bizzocchi. She is also lovingly survived by two grandchildren, George L. Ryan III of Chelsea and Tanya Golditch of Salem and three great grandchildren, Chase, Evan, and Gianna.
Funeral services were conducted in the William R. Carafa & Son Home For Funerals, Chelsea. Entombment was in the Sheffield Mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Donations in her memory may be made to the All Care Hospice, 240 Market St. Lynn, MA 01902.
Of Florida, formerly of Chelsea
Anthony “Tony” Molle of Deland, Florida, formerly of Everett, Revere and Chelsea, died June of complications from lung surgery. He was 70 years old.
A US Army veteran, he was born in Everett on August 26, 1941 to Mary and Nicola Molle and retired from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard as the Shop38/Shop 56 p.m. representative. He was the owner of T & G Auto Sales in Deland and was a member of the American Legion, a past president of Deland Eagles Aerie 3959 and a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.
He leaves behind his best friend and love of his life of 26 years, Nancy Mayer Molle. He is also survived by his children, Wayne and his wife, Isa Molle, Elizabeth and her husband, Steven Graves, Anthony and his wife, Jennnifer Cyr and his daughter-in-law, Nancy Plummer; six grandchildren and his brothers Nick, Mark, Domenic and Richard. He was the father of the late William Plummer who died in 2010.
Services were held on June 16 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church followed by a reception at the home of his son Anthony Cyr and his wife, Jennifer.
Peacetime US Army Veteran
Ronald P. ‘Ron’ McClay of Revere, formerly of Everett and Chelsea, died on June 24 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was 76 years old.
Mr. McClay served with the US Army from March of 1958 thru March of 1960 during peace time. He was born in Boston, raised in Everett and Chelsea and moved to Revere 21 years ago. He retired in 1997 as a Supervisor for Center House of Jamaica Plain, a residential home for the handicapped after 20 years of service. After that retirement, he was the delivery person for the former “Floral Studio” of Revere for more than four years.
The beloved husband of 30 years to Roberta B. (Dell’Orfano), he was the devoted brother of John McClay of Manhattan, NY and the late Richard McClay Jr. and the dear son of the late Richard and Lillian (O’Brien) McClay.
Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-9376. For more information: visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com
Of Malden, formerly of Chelsea
Rowena (Ackerman) Golden of Malden, formerly of Chelsea, died on June 23.
She was the beloved wife of the late Isaac Golden; devoted mother of Sheila Golden, Joel Golden and Barbara Golden; loving daughter of the late Tillie (Blumenberg) Ackerman and David Ackerman; dear sister of the late Sylvia Nadell; loving grandmother of Zachary, Lindsey, Rebecca and Justin and loving great-grandmother of Avery and Pipper. Funeral arrangements were by Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea. Burial was in Mishna Cemetery, Everett. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice
Anna ‘Milly’ Dayton
Past President of Chelsea VFW Ladies Auxiliary
Anna “Milly” Dayton of Nashua, NH died June 21at Greenbriar Terrace Care Center in Nashua, NH. She was 93 years old.
She was born on February 23, 1919 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, the daughter of the late Wilfred and Caroline (Savoie) Cormier and was also predeceased by her loving husband Benjamin Dayton; three brothers and seven sisters.
She was active in many community clubs and organizations in both Chelsea and Nashua including serving as the president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Chelsea. She enjoyed traveling extensively throughout the United States by bus and she also loved playing Bingo. Above all else, Mrs. Dayton enjoyed spending time with family, she will be missed by all that knew her.
She is survived by a daughter, Carol Clark of Nashua, NH; a son, Joseph “Dick” Dayton of St. Petersburg, FL; two grandchildren, John R. Clark, Jr. and his wife, Deborah of Hollis, NH and Cheryl Lavoie and her husband, Gerald of Nashua, NH; three great-grandchildren, Carrie and Shawn Bourgeault, both of Nashua, NH and Ryan Lavoie of Nashua, NH and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Funeral arrangements were by the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home, Hudson, NH. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To leave a message of condolence visit www.dumontsullivan.com.
Charles ‘Ted’ Lawnicki
Retired Tool and Die Machinist
Charles T. “Ted” Lawnicki of Ft. Worth, Texas, formerly of Chelsea, died on June 20. He was 93 years old.
Born and raised in Chelsea, the beloved son of the late Walter and Josephine (Pazyra) Lawnicki, he graduated from Chelsea High School in 1936. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1945 at the rank of Sergeant. He married his wife, Genevieve (Puzan) in 1946 and settled in Chelsea raising a family until her death in 2006. He moved to Ft. Worth Texas in 2007 to be closer to his son, Mark.
He was the beloved husband of the late Genevieve (Puzan) Lawnicki; the devoted father of Mark Lawnicki and his wife, Gail of Ft. Worth TX; cherished grandfather of Stephen Lawnicki of Fort Worth, TX; dear brother of the late Edna Jakielaszek, Gus and Henry Lawnicki and is also survived by his sister-in-law Jeanette Lawnicki of Woburn, brother-in-law Wallace “Jack” Jakielaszek of Norwood and several nieces and nephews in the Boston area.
Funeral arrangements were by the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit
Arthur ‘Buddy’ Lehmann Sr.
Retired Heroic Chelsea Firefighter
Arthur J. “Buddy” Lehmann, Sr., a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died unexpectedly early on June 23 at the Massachusetts General Hospital Emergency Department in Boston after suffering a major heart attack. He was 78 years old.
Born and raised in Chelsea, he was the beloved son of the late Nicholas and Mary (Bell) Lehmann. He attended local schools and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. He enlisted in the US Army and served in Berlin from 1956 until his discharge in 1958.
He married the late Nancy Ann (Welsh) and together they raised their three sons in Chelsea. “Buddy” was appointed to the Chelsea Fire Dept. in 1968 and retired in 1992, faithfully serving the Department for 24 years. He was cited for heroic and lifesaving actions.
He was a charter member of the Chelsea Merritt’s Club and a retired member of the Firefighters Local 937. He enjoyed golfing and was an avid Red Sox Fan.
The beloved husband of the late Nancy Ann (Welsh) Lehmann who died in 1991, he was the devoted father of Arthur J. “Buddy” Lehmann Jr. and his wife, Maureen of Tewksbury, Nicholas J. Lehmann and his wife, Kim of Chelsea, and Christian J. and his wife, Cindy of Peabody; cherished grandfather of Joseph and Jessica Lehmann of Tewksbury, Aria and Nicholas Jr. Lehmann of New Hampshire, Brody and Jonathan Lehmann of Peabody and dear brother of James Lehmann of Sacramento, California.
Funeral arrangements were by the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com
Middlesex County Court Officer
Mark E .Molloy of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on June 22. He was 37 years old.
He was a Court Officer for Middlesex County and a past member of Revere Moose,
He was the loving son of Mark F Molloy Ret. B.P.D Det. and Maria (DeLuca) Molloy; dear brother of Gina DiRocco and her husband, Lawrence Jr. of Chelsea, Roberta LePage and her husband, David of Revere and is also survived by many cherished aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph St Lazarus Building Fund, 59 Ashley St., East Boston 02128. For more information or to send an online condolence: www.ruggieromh.com
Pamelia Hyacinth Sydney
East Boston Resident
Pamelia Hyacinth Sydney of East Boston died on June 17.
She was the devoted wife of the late Stanley O’Brady and Andrew Sydney; beloved mother of Paulette O’Brady of Connecticut, Kenneth O’Brady of Trinidad, Anthony O’Brady of Connecticut and the late Dionyse O’Brady; dear sister of Judy and Agnes Pierre. both of New York and George and Popes Pierre, both of Trinidad. She is also lovingly survived by 10 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and by many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours and Funeral arrangements were by the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial and services will be held in Port-au-Spain, Trinidad. To send a message of condolence to the family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com