Obituaries 04-19-2012

Friday, April 20, 2012
By Transcript Staff

Anna Maio

Retired Stitcher of Peabody, formerly of East Boston

Anna Maio of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, died at the Life Care Center in Plymouth on April 16 after a brief illness. She was 96 years old.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the beloved daughter of the late Rose and Ralph Carbone. A resident of East Boston for many years, she was employed as a stitcher for Picarello and Singer until her retirement. She was also a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

She was the devoted wife of the late Frank Maio and the loving mother of Louis Maio and his wife, Irene of Peabody, Esther Gualtieri and her late husband, John of Revere, Michael Maio and his wife, Rose of Peabody, Anthony Maio and his wife, Christine of East Boston, Rosemarie Mazzone and her husband, Rickie of Plymouth and the late Ralph Maio and his late wife, Esther. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be held today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow the service in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Anthony Cataldo

Retiree of Pride-Lincoln-Mercury of Lynn, Revere K of C Member

Anthony G. Cataldo of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on April 13 following a brief illness at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center of Revere. He was 89 years old.

Born in Boston, he lived in East Boston most of his life before moving to Revere in 1950. Mr. Cataldo served in the US Navy from December of 1942 until January of 1946 as a Motor Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class. He continued with his interest in autos and mechanics and went to work for the former “Perrotti Oldsmobile” on Broadway, Revere for several years. He retired from Pride Lincoln-Mercury of Lynn in 2001 at the age of 80. He was a longtime member of the Revere Council, Knights of Columbus.

He was the beloved husband of 61 years of Frances L. (Marino); cherished father of Domenic A. Cataldo and his wife, Gail of Phoenix, AZ and Cynthia L. Chipman and her husband, Kenneth R. of Revere; devoted grandfather of Nicholas A. D’Angelo of Revere, Tony Cataldo of Phoenix, AZ, Janelle Morales and her husband, Guillermo of Jacksonville, NC; dear brother of Mary Tranfaglia of Winthrop and the late Carmen Cataldo and is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For further information, visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com

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Eileen Mary Ferland

Winthrop Resident

Eileen Mary (Kiley) Ferland of Winthrop died on April 11 in the North Shore Medical Center, Salem.

She was the loving wife of Edward Panzini of Winthrop; beloved mother of Laurie Ferullo and her husband, Michael of Winthrop, Robert Ferland of Winthrop and the late Scott Panzini; the treasured grandmother of Colleen Ferullo and the dear sister of Maryellen Kiley and Larry Kiley and his wife, Mary, all of Winthrop.  She is also survived by her niece, Danielle Kiley of Winthrop.

In respect to her wishes, there are no services.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Rapino Memorial Home.   www.rapinomemorialhome.com

Betty Hannah Fogel
Avid reader, loved poetry, music and the Boston Red Sox

Betty Hannah (Goldstein) Fogel, former Winthrop resident, died on April 14 at the Beth Israel Hospital, Brookline.  She was 96 years old.

She was born in Revere on October 19, 1915 and attended Revere Schools, graduating from Revere High School and later Remington Rand Business School. She assisted her husband at his real estate office, M. T. Fogel and Son in Winthrop. She was a volunteer at the Winthrop Hospital and was always ready to lend a hand.

After her husband’s death, Betty lived for 10 years at the Jack Satter House in Revere. There she happily found many friends she had relationships with over the years from Winthrop and Revere. She spent the last year of her life at the Royal Rehab in Braintree. She was an avid reader, loved poetry, music and the Boston Red Sox. She will be dearly missed.

She was the daughter of the late Harry and Anna Goldstein of Revere and widow of Morris (Murray) T. Fogel. She is survived by her children, Jane and Charles; her daughter-in-law Mazal and her three grandchildren Karen, Shelley and Daniel Fogel. She also leaves two sisters, Ruth Gootkin of Novi, MI and Barbara Adams of Westborough, MA.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in the New Tifereth Israel of Winthrop Cemetery in Everett. Memorial observance will be held at 587 Bridge St., Weymouth.

Jack Arena 

Former Winthrop Auxiliary Police Chief, member of Winthrop Elks, VFW and Winthrop Yacht Club

Jack Arena of Putnam Street, Winthrop died at the Anne Mark Nursing Home in Revere on April 15 after a brief illness. He was 88 years old.

A lifelong resident of Winthrop, he enlisted in the US Army Air Corps during World War II and was honorably discharged as a Private First Class. After his discharge, he went on to become a truck driver for Milano Brother’s Trucking for many years. He was the former Chief of the Winthrop Auxilliary Police and a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks, the Winthrop Yacht Club and the Winthrop VFW.

Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late Natalie (Ingeneri) and Frank Arena; the devoted husband of the late Flora M. (Proto) and the loving father of Natalie Gioioso and her husband, Joseph of Peabody, Jacqueline Luti of Revere, Theresa DeLeo and her husband, Paul of East Boston, Florine Turner and her husband, Willow of Worcester, Francine Conley and her companion, Gary Andon of Somerville and Frank Arena and his partner, Dale Platt of Minnesota. He was the dear brother of the late Kenneth Arena. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

His funeral will be conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, April 19 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 Perkins School for the Blind, 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472 or go to www.perkins.org. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

James Quist 

Roofing Contractor 

James R. Quist of Cliff Avenue, Winthrop died at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers on April 14 after a long illness. He was 53 years old.

Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of Jeanette (Barrieau) and the late Kenneth C. Quist. A life long resident of Winthrop, he enlisted in the US Air Force for several years. After he was honorably discharged from military service, he went on to work as a roofing contractor for many years.
He was the loving father of Douglas L. Quist of Lowell and Richard J. Quist of Portland, OR; the dear brother of Marguerite Paul and Kenneth Quist, both of Winthrop and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. To sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Elizabeth Smith 

Longtime Employee of A&P Plastic 

Elizabeth Smith of Townsend Street, Winthrop died at home on April 12 after a long illness. She was 84 years old.

Born in Somerville, she was the beloved daughter of the late Nellie (Conway) and Walter Smith. A resident of Winthrop for over 55 years, she was employed as a clerk for A&P Plastic for many years. She was the loving mother of the late Brenda Desmond and the cherished grandmother of Amie Morales of Winthrop and the great grandmother of Lilly and Ava.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. To sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Earldeen ‘Edie’ Anna Perry 

Of Greenfield, formerly of Winthrop 

Earldeen “Edie” Anna W. (Digout) Perry of 95 Laurel St., Greenfield, formerly of Winthrop, died peacefully of natural causes on Easter Sunday, April 8 at Buckley HealthCare Center in Greenfield. She was 82 years old.

She was born in French Cove, Nova Scotia, August 23, 1929, the daughter of William A. and Rebecca (Landry) Digout. She was the sister of 11 siblings: Helen, Murdock, Victor, Clara, Herman, Mabel, Rosella, Elnora, Ernest, Theresa and Lawrence.

Earldeen spent her childhood on a small farm in French Cove. Her memories of her childhood with her Dad, a lighthouse/fisherman and Mom, a midwife, were idyllic. She was surrounded by an incredibly loving and spiritual family which gave her the strength to endure her life’s journey.

She was married to William A. Perry in Somerville, MA in 1948 until his passing in 1999.

She was a devoted member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Winthrop, where she lived for over 40 years. She had a love for sewing and her stitches were to be envied in any of her work, as they were difficult to decipher from a machine.

She was the loving mother of two daughters, Donna M. (Jamesy) Cusimano of Colrain, MA, Linda J. Perry (formerly Collyer) of Williamstown, MA; loving grandmother to Jason, Amanda and Aaron Cusimano and Lee and Danielle Collyer and she also leaves seven great-grandchildren and countless cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held April 14 at Smith-Kelleher Funeral Home in Shelburne Falls.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that donations be made to either Hospice of Franklin County, 329 Conway St., Greenfield, Ma 01301 or to St. John’s Catholic Woman’s Club, St. John’s Catholic Church, Winthrop, MA

Nicholas Luongo

Past Commodore of Lynn Yacht Club

Nicholas R. Luongo of Revere died on April 8.

The Past Commodore of the Lynn Yacht Club and a US Army Vietnam veteran who served for many years in the Massachusetts National Guard, he was the beloved husband of Lynn (Atkinson) Luongo; loving son of Ida (Giangrande) Luongo of Revere and the late Nicola Luongo.

Funeral arrangements were by the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. Burial was in Knollwood Cemetery, Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Tufts Medical Center Trust, 800 Washington Street, Box #231, Boston, MA 02111 For condolences: www.BisbeePorcella.com

Sylvia Capozza

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Sylvia J. (Ruggia) Capozza died unexpectedly in Beachmont Revere on April 5. A former resident of East Boston, she was 80 years old.

Funeral arrangement were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the N.E. Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108. For further information, please visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com

Fred Score 

Of Arizona, formerly of Winthrop 

Fred Score of Tuscon, Arizona, formerly of Winthrop

died on March 4. He was 94 years old.

He was a US Army veteran and a graduate of Winthrop High School, Class of 1934.

He was the beloved son of the late William and Celia Score; devoted father of Sherry McClain

and Ronni Whitaker, grandfather of four and great grandfather of seven. He is survived by his

sisters: Nessie Kepnes, Bernice Friedman and Sylvia Blumsack. He was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude and brother of the late David and Orrin Score.

Winifred McCarthy

East Boston Resident

Winifred (Armstrong) McCarthy died in East Boston on April 11.

The longtime companion of the late Guy Colella, she was the mother of Thomas J, McCarthy and his wife, Carol of Pittsfield, NH, Deborah and her husband, Donald Fong of Brookline, Susan Lanza of Rockport, Theresa and her husband, Robert DiAngelis of Winthrop, Linda and her husband, Carlo Pistone, Joanne and her husband, Richard Nugent and Wendy McCarthy, all of East Boston and the late James W. McCarthy; sister of William Armstrong and his companion, Anne of Saugus, John Armstrong and his wife, Joanne of Florida, Margaret and her husband, James Rooney of Medford, Jeannette Haddock of Florida and her late husband, Butchie, Theresa and her husband, Marty Morrissey of Maine, Mabel Arsenault of East Boston and her late husband, Porky, and the late Mary Armstrong and Frances Somers; grandmother of James, Catherine and Joshua McCarthy, Joseph Perry, Leah and Rose Cefalo, Stephanie Guzzo, Jennifer Dean, Wendy Jeter, James and Anthony Skarda, Stephen Vieira and Tessa Nugent. She is also survived by several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Memorial donations to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Pl. W., Brookline, MA 02245 would be appreciated.

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