Obituaries 06-09-2011

Thursday, June 9, 2011
By Transcript Staff

Philip Lehoux Jr,

Member of Winthrop Elks

Philip Lehoux, Jr., a longtime resident of Winthrop, died on June 7 after a long illness. He was 87 years old.

He enlisted in the US Army at the outbreak of World War II and served in Italy. He was a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks where he enjoyed time playing Keno with his friends.

Born in Manchester, NH, the dear son of the late Philip E. Lehoux Sr. and Hedi (Miller, he is survived by his sister, Margaret Lehoux of Kansas.

His funeral will be held from the Frazier Funeral Home, 174 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Friday, June 10 at 11 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangalist Church at 11 a.m. Visiting hours are today, Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be at the National Cemetery in Bourne.

Jean Zeppernick

Of East Boston, formerly of Winthrop

 

Jean M. Zeppernick of East Boston, formerly of Winthrop, died on June 6.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Robert G. and Isabel R. (Barker) Zeppernick; loving sister of Robert H. Zeppernick of Aurora, CO and the late Leo C. Zeppernick and is also survived by two nieces, a great-niece and a great-nephew.

The family will receive visitors in The Kirby-Rapino Memorial Home, 917 Bennington St. (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Thursday, from 9 to 11 a.m followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 a.m. Services will conclude with burial in Winthrop Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to: Susan G. Komen for the Cure , P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. For online condolences and/or directions, please visit www.kirby-rapino.cm.

Sister Margaret Greham

Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth

 

Sister Margaret Grenham, a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth for 59 years, died on May 31at Saint Anne Villa, Convent Station, NJ. She was 78 years old.

Sister Margaret served in the education ministry in New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts both as a teacher and principal from 1951 to 2006. She enjoyed spending the summers with her family and being at the shore.

Sister Margaret was born in Jamaica Plain, the daughter of the late Joseph and Annie (Harney) Grenham, the sister of Ellen McLaughlin of Winthrop and the late Anna Grenham, aunt to Joseph, James, Paul, Michael, David McLaughlin and Peggy McElhinney and great-aunt to Erin, James, Kara, Kristen, Megan, Christopher, Molly and Rosemary McLaughlin.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 11 at 11:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop Street, Winthrop. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. If you wish to make a donation in Sister’s memory, please make it to the Sisters of Charity Development Fund, P.O. Box 476, Convent Station, NJ, 07961-0476.

Drayton Chasteen

US Postal Service Supervisor, member of DAV

 

Drayton “Mike” Chasteen died at the Everett Nursing & Rehabilitation Home on June 5 after a long illness. He was 59 years old.

Born in Anderson, South Carolina, the son of the late Helen (Wheeler) and Claude Chasteen, he resided in this area for more than 20 years. He was a US Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service.

The beloved husband of Annette Y. (Lemmo), he was the loving father of Drayton and Tyler Chasteen, both of Winthrop, and Brandy Chasteen of Kentucky, brother of Melton Chasteen of Virginia and the late Norman Chasteen; cherished grandfather of Gage; dear son in law of Annette (DeRocco) and the late William Lemmo; brother in law of Rhonda and George Mackey and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, at 12:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Mike Chasteen Memorial Scholarship Fund, Class of 2012, Winthrop Town Hall, Treasurer’s Office Room 6, Winthrop MA 02152 (donations payable to the Town of Winthrop) or the Veterans Administration Fisher House Foundation, Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850-5168. To sign his online guest book go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Anna Moynihan

Active at St. John’s Church

 

Anna R. (O’Neill) Moynihan of Winthrop died June 1 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home after a long illness. She was 90 years old.

Born in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Josephine (Sabitis) and Edward O’Neill, she lived in Chelsea prior to moving to Winthrop 63 years ago. She was a member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Womens Club and the Mother’s Club of St. John’s School.

She was the beloved wife of the late George L. Moynihan, devoted mother of George and Kathleen Moynihan of West Newbury, Eileen Saunders of Lebanon, NH, and Deborah and Thomas Rotondo of Groveland; loving grandmother of Bridget, Triona and Alanna Moynihan, Benjamin, Ryan, Olivia and Shannon Saunders and Nicholas and Gregory Rotondo.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ernest P. Caggiano & Son – O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in the Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery. To sign her online guest book go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Stephen Colvario

Auto Mechanic

 

Stephen Colvario of Winthrop died at home on June 4. He was 55 years old.

Born in Boston, the son of the late Madeline (Carcerano) and Joseph Colvario, he was a longtime resident of Revere and Winthrop. He worked as an auto mechanic.

He was the beloved husband of the late Donna (White); loving father of April M. Colvario of Gloucester and Wendy A. Colvario of Rock Hill, CT.; dear brother of Joseph, Thomas, John Colvario, all of Winthrop, Maria Minichella of Beverly and the late Anthony Colvario; cherished grandfather of Donna and Jeffrey; beloved son of the late Madeline (Carcerano) and Joseph Colvario.

Visiting hours are today, Thursday  from 4 to 8 p..m. at the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop.  His Funeral will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the Mass in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.

Mary O’Donnell

Memorial Service

 

A Memorial Service in honor of Mary V. O’Donnell will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, corner of Bowdoin and Buchanan Streets, Winthrop, on Saturday June 11 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited.

Cyril Kilderry

Owner of Kilderry Painting of Winthrop

 

Cyril M. Kilderry of Winthrop, formerly of Ireland, died suddenly on June 3. He was 61 years old.

The owner of Kilderry Painting in Winthrop, when in Ireland, he played in the Saint Breckan’s Irish Gaelic Football Club. He was also a member of the Irish Pastoral Center in Quincy.

He was the beloved husband of Janet L. (Collins) Kilderry; cherished son of the late Michael and Margaret (Mulqueeney) Kilderry; dear brother of Mary Culligan and her husband, Eddie, of Shannon, Ireland, Eileen O’Rourke and her husband, Jerry, of Ennis, Ireland, Eamon Kilderry of Lisdoonvarna, Ireland, Thomas Kilderry and his wife, Ann, of Shannon, Ireland, Anne Currier and her husband, Richard Jr., of Winthrop, Rita Kilderry of Lisdoonvarna, Ireland, and the late Christine O’Donoghue and her husband, Michael, of Clare Castle, Ireland. He is also survived by many loving and adored nephews and nieces.

His Funeral will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Donations can be made to The FA Project, 5 Slayton Rd, Melrose, MA. 02176, or to www.thefaproject.org. For guestbook, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

 

Earl Mitchell

Retired Laundromat Manager

 

Earl N. Mitchell of Winthrop died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on June 5. He was 80 years old.

A U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Korean War, he was a member of the AMVETS Winthrop Post 48. Prior to retirement, he was a manager for a local laundromat here in Winthrop.

Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late John W. and Edith M. (Howe) Mitchell; dear brother of Emma M. Russell and her husband, Herschell, of Medford and the late John, Carl, and Winthrop Mitchell; adored uncle of Constance Spellman, Betty Reppucci, Gordon and Maureen Russell, Herschell Russell Jr. and many other nieces, nephews and friends.

His Funeral Service was held at the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery. Donations can be made in care of the funeral home to help to defray the cost of the funeral expenses. For guestbook, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.

Madeline Gravellese

Chelsea resident

 

Madeline H. (Sico) Gravaellese of Chelsea died on June 4. She was 82 years old.

A homemaker who especially enjoyed singing, dancing and Italian music, she was the beloved wife of the late Angelo Gravellese; devoted mother of Michael and his wife, Patricia, of Florida, Linda Wertz and her husband, Bill, of Brighton, Angelo and his wife, Donna, of Hansen, Mary Cahill and her husband, Tom, of Canton, John and his wife, Diane, of Georgia, James and his wife, Susan, of Revere and Madeline Favaloro and her husband, Michael, of Winthrop. She was the sister of seven late siblings and is also survived by 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere, today, Thursday, June 9 at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be in Cambridge City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Judes Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN. 38105-1905 will be appreciated.

Edith Tacelli

East Boston resident

 

Edith Tacelli of East Boston died on June 2. She was in her 101st year.

She was the loving daughter of the late Joseph and Carmela (Carcieri) Tacelli;  dear sister of the late Emily Zito, Margaret Caruso, Vincent, William, Arthur and  Albert Tacelli and is also survived by her many cherished nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home,(Orient Heights) East Boston. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Boston College, Campion Hall, 140 Commonwealth Ave.  Room 197, Chestnut Hill, 02467. For more information or to send the family an online condolence: www.ruggieromh.com.

 

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