Member of Elks, Point Shirley Assocation and Youth Hockey Coach
Fred Cerulli of Triton Avenue, Winthrop died at home on February 19 after a long illness. He was 80 years old.
Born in Winthrop, he was the beloved son of the late Rose (Muto) and Ralph F. Cerulli Sr. A long time resident of Winthrop, he served in the US Navy during the Korean War with the Seabee’s. After his discharge, he went on to become an operating engineer with Local 4. He was a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078, the Point Shirley Association and active in Winthrop Youth Hockey for many years, coaching and officiating games.
He was the devoted husband of Genia (Beattie) and the loving father of Dominic Cerulli and his wife, Cecilia of Winthrop, Donna Cerulli of Brockton, Debbie Cerulli of Winthrop, Freddy Cerulli and his wife, Jennifer of Wakefield, Kathy Hickey and her husband, Arthur of Winthrop, John Cerulli and his wife, Kelly of Methuen, Paul Hagan 3rd and his wife, Sheila of Winthrop, Keri DeArville of Winthrop, Mark Hagan and his wife, Donna of Florida, Gina Wallwork and her husband, Dave of Florida, Joel Hagan of Amesbury and Dawn Manning and her husband, Keith of Winthrop; dear brother of Domenic Cerulli and his wife, Dee of New York and is also survived by 21 loving grandchildren and many loving in laws, nieces, nephews and close friends.
His Funeral will be held from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, February 23 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 Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Viking Pride Foundation PO Box 37 Winthrop MA 02152.
Proud Veteran of World War II
Adelle M. (Wlodyka) Zebrowski died on February 19
at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Emergency Dept. in Boston after a sudden decline of health. She was 101 years old.
Born in Lawrence on February 9, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Grzegorz and Bronislawa Wlodyka. She was raised with her siblings in Chelsea, attended St Stanislaus Parochial School, graduated from Chelsea High School and was professionally trained as a hairdresser and beautician. She initially worked for a beauty shop in Newton Upper Falls during the late 1930’s and early 40’s. In 1943, during World War II, she enlisted in the US Navy WAVES. She was stationed at various Naval Air Stations across the United States and lastly in Pearl Harbor where she received her Honorable Discharge in 1945 holding the rank of Storekeeper 2cl.
She returned to Chelsea and in 1947 was married to Stanley J. Zebrowski. They settled in West Newton where she was a long time parishioner of St Bernard’s Parish in West Newton and frequent communicant of St Stanislaus Church in Chelsea which she always considered her home parish. Her husband passed away in 1997 after sharing 50 years of marriage. She remained in West Newton until 2005 when she took residence with her sister in Winthrop. She has been a resident of the Prospect House in Revere for the past four years.
Adelle remained active all her life and recently was able to celebrate her 101st birthday with family and friends at her residence. She was a proud veteran and member of Waves National, Unit 17, Old Ironsides attending many national conventions.
She was the dear sister of Janet Wlodyka of Revere, the late Josephine “Jody” Wlodyka, Pauline Wojciechowski, Rev. Stanley Wlodyka O.F.M. Conv. and CPD Lt. Henry J. Wlodyka; beloved aunt of Thomas and Dolly Wlodyka of Scituate, Thomas Kowalewski of Winthrop and the late Linda A. Kowalewski; cherished great aunt of Leslie Ann Delisle of Roslindale, Amy Beth McLaughlin of Rockland and Ross Thomas of Scituate.
Her Funeral will be held from the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea today, Thursday, February 23 at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus Church, 163 Chestnut St., Chelsea at 9:30 a.m. Services will conclude with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit
John Wall, III
Member of Winthrop Elks and Past member of AMVETS
John R. Wall, III of Winthrop died suddenly at his home on February 19. He was 53 years old.
A member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078, and a past member of the AMVETS-Winthrop Post #48, prior to his retirement, he was employed as loading dock supervisor for Filenes Dept. Store.
Born in Winthrop, he was the beloved son of Patricia A. (Molloy) Wall of Winthrop and John R. Wall of Largo, Florida; dear brother of Patricia Gaj and her husband, Edward of Andover, Suzan Hodgkins and her husband, Robert of Winthrop, Daniel P. Wall, Sr, of Winthrop, Charlie Wall and his wife, Sandy of Plymouth, Michelle Hewak and her husband, Quentin of Carver and Michael Wall and his wife, Brie of Carver. He is also survived by several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
His Funeral will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Friday, February 24 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home today, Thursday only, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to the American Heart Assn. 20 Speen St, Framingham, MA, 01701. For guestbook, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.
Member of Winthrop’s Survivors by the Sea
Deborah A. (Patterson) Abbott of Winthrop, formerly of Wakefield, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on February 17 surrounded by her loving family and close friends. She was 41 years old.
Mrs. Abbott was currently employed at the Massachusetts General Hospital as an administrative assistant in the admitting dept. She was a member of Winthrop’s Survivors by the Sea and enjoyed spending summers at Cobbett’s Pond and Lake Ossipee, both in New Hampshire.
She was the beloved wife of Daniel R. Abbott Jr.; devoted mother of Gavin A. and Shannon L. Abbott. Born in Winchester, she was the cherished daughter of David and Ellen (Kaese) Patterson of Wakefield; dear sister of Dana Patterson of Wakefield; daughter-in-law of Daniel, Sr. and Kathy Abbott of Winthrop; sister-in-law of Amy and Darren Baird of Winthrop and is also survived by two nephews, one niece, uncles, aunts, cousins, many close friends, and her colleagues at the Massachusetts General Hospital Admitting Dept.
Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Donations in her memory can be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Ctr. 165 Cambridge St. Boston, MA, 02114.. For guestbook, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.
Winifred Mary (Gould) DeLuca of Revere died on February 18.
She was the beloved wife of John DeLuca of Revere, devoted mother of Gail McAndrew and her husband, Darryl of Austria, Marilyn DeLuca and her husband, Frank Horton of New Hampshire, Denise Papasodora and her late husband, Peter of Revere, John A. Deluca of Revere and Holly Schlichting and her husband, Thomas of Winthrop; dear sister of John Gould of New Hampshire and the late George Gould and Marilan Thompson and the cherished grandmother of 11.
Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons~Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Monday, February 27 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting Hours will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Of Danvers, formerly of Winthrop
Leanne (Perola) Kukla of Danvers, formerly of Winthrop, died on February 16. She was 72 years old.
She was a former receptionist for NE Pension Consultants of Boston.
Born in Milton, the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Cotter, she was the beloved wife of the late Edward; devoted mother of Gennette Kukla of Saugus, Edward Kukla of Mattapan and the late Denise Kukla; loving partner of Marie Cavignano of Danvers; dear sister of the late Marilyn Quiato and cherished grandmother of Kelsie Crowley and Joseph Crowley.
Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere today, Thursday, February 23 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book please visit www.Buonfiglio.com
Member of Many Organizations
Anthony R. Palladino of East Boston died on February 17.
A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a past member of Beachmont VFW and ITAM, the DAV Post and a past member of Union Local 25.
He was the beloved husband of over 64 years to Evelyn (Andrade); devoted father of Denise Fiumara and her husband, Richard of Saugus, William J. Palladino of East Boston and the late Evelyn Capitumini and Janet Palladino; dear brother of Edward and Nunzio Palladino of East Boston and the late Frances Reale, Domenic, Joseph, Frank and Rocco Palladino; cherished grandfather of Daniel, Marc, Richard, William and Kristin and adored great grandfather of Kia. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Burial with military honors was in Holy Cross Cemetery. In honoring Mr. Palladino, memorial donations may be made to Make A Wish Foundation 1 Bulfinch Pl. #2 Boston. 02114. For more information, please visit www.ruggieromh.com
VP of First Federal Savings and Loan
Clare G. Limone of South Main Street, Winthrop, died at the Eastpoint Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chelsea on February 15 after a brief illness. She was 79 years old.
Born in Revere, she was the beloved daughter of the late Grace (Hodgkins) and John H. O’Brien. She was a resident of Winthrop for more than 55 years and was employed as a vice president for First Federal Savings and Loan.
She was the devoted wife of Joseph A. Limone and the loving mother of Joseph F. Limone of Winthrop, Coleen P. Magee and her husband, John of Winthrop and Leah Conti and her husband, Thomas on Las Vegas. She was the dear sister of Adelaide Capone of Winthrop; the cherished grandmother and great grandmother of John Magee, Joanne Hambling, Rachel Conti, Alan Conti, Nicholas Megaard, Scarlett and Sawyer Hambling.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home. Burial was in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery. For the online guestbook or to view the video tribute go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com
Joyce A. Dorfman of Newton died on February 16.
She was the devoted mother of Marcia Markey and her husband, Randy of Newton and Nancy Hughes of Winthrop; dear grandmother of Max Markey; loving sister of Donald Aronson and his wife, Joan Gelman of New York; dear sister in law of Barbara Norman and her husband, Sol of Needham. She was a loving and devoted aunt and great aunt.
Services were held at Temple Shalom, West Newton followed by burial at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.