Theodore ‘Ted’ Parsons
Of Florida, formerly of Everett
Theodore “Ted” Parsons of Fort Myers, Florida formerly of Everett, died on May 27.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years Judith (Zannino) Parsons; his children, AnnMarie Bannon and her husband, Phil, and Theresa Goodreau, all of Everett, Arthur “Skip” Parsons and his wife, Michelle and David Parsons and his wife, Christine, all of Malden. He was the grandfather of eight and great grandfather of one; the brother of Jeanne (Parsons) Mason of Everett, Steven Parsons of New Hampshire and the late William “Billy” Parsons.
In his memory, donations can be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. The celebration of his life will be private for the family
Grace Rose Murphy
Bank of America retiree
Grace Rose (Vuolo) Murphy of Saugus, formerly of Malden, died on May 28. She was 83 years old.
A former longtime employee of Bank of America, she was a member of the Women’s Club of St. Joseph Church.
She was the beloved wife of the late Mario Salvo and the late Paul Murphy; loving mother of Donna Lewin and her husband, Robert, of Andover, Thomas Salvo and his wife, Marcy, of Acton, Carolyn Saunders and her husband, Frank, of Saugus, Paul Murphy and his wife, Debbie, Barbara Henry and her husband, Michael, Virginia Driscoll and her husband, John, and Kathleen Thibeault and her husband, Edward; loving sister of Delores Conrad, Constance Dukeman, Stephen Vuolo, and Dominic Vuolo. She is also survived by 17 cherished grandchildren and nine cherished great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend her funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett today, Wednesday, June 2, at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 770 Salem St., Malden, at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. Memorial donations may be made to Sol Amor Hospice, 161 So. Main St., Middleton, MA 01949. For directions and online guest book visit www.jfwardfuneralhome.com
Of Randolph, formerly of Everett
Muriel E. (Marr) Mickle of Randolph, formerly of Everett, died on May 25.
She was born in Chelsea, raised and educated in Everett and had been a resident of Randolph for the past 60 years. She was a volunteer at the Randolph Food Pantry and the Turner Free Library, enjoyed dancing, reading, gardening and her family.
The beloved wife of the late Warren Mickle, she was the mother of Karen A. Snow and her husband, David, of Middleboro and is also survived by her grandchildren Christopher Harvey, David Snow and Elizabeth Snow and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Hurley Funeral Home, Randolph. Burial was in Saint Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 326, Plymouth, MA 02360, or to the Friends of Middleboro Public Library, 102 North Main Street, Middleboro, MA 02346
Melvin Douglas Taylor
Retired Automotive Mechanic
Melvin Douglas Taylor, a longtime resident of Everett, died on May 26 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. He was 63 years old.
Born in Arbyrd, Missouri, he was a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam Era, a graduate of ITT with a certificate in automotive repair and a retired automotive mechanic.
He was the beloved husband of Diane L. (Palermo); dear and devoted father of John Taylor and his wife, Maryann, and Annamae Taylor and her husband, Scott Colantonio, all of Everett, and Edith Valei and her husband, Jonathan, of Beverly; brother of Brenda Gossett of Jonesboro, Arkansas; loving grandfather of Annemarie, Abigal and Emily Taylor, Brittnie, Nicolas and Nicole Colantonio.
His funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (corner of Main Street) Everett, Thursday, June 3 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Broadway, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be today, Wednesday, from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the DAV Chapter 51, 23 Liberty Street, Everett 02149 would be sincerely appreciated.
John Thomas McCarthy Jr.
Cook and Caterer
John Thomas McCarthy Jr. of Braintree, formerly of Chelsea, died at home on May 26 after a long illness. He was 64 years old.
A US Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War, he was a long time cook and ran a catering business.
He is survived by his wife, Janet (Barry) McCarthy of Braintree; his children, Justin McCarthy and Brian McCarthy of Braintree and Holly Riordan of Saugus and two granddaughters, Emma and Katelyn. He is also survived by two sisters, Marlene Finneran of Everett and Dawn Williams of Peabody. He was the brother of the late Valerie Connor and the late Laurie McCarthy and the son of the late John and Irene (Krasowski) McCarthy.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 5 at 1 p.m. in Christ Community Church, 51 Walnut St., Dorchester. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hamel, Wickens & Troupe Funeral Home, Quincy Center. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Caritas Good Samaritan Hospice, 310 Allston St, Brighton, MA 02135. www.hamelfuneralcare.com
Of Saugus, formerly of Everett
Mary A. Bucci of Saugus, formerly of Everett, died suddenly on April 27.
The beloved daughter of the late Maddalena (Carullo) and Vincent Bucci, she was the loving sister of Linda P. Soave (Bucci) and her husband, Tony, of Waltham and is also survived by her uncle, Ralph Carullo, a cousin, Nick Carullo and many loving dear cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Entombment was at Woodlawn Mausoleum, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the Home for Little Wanderers, 271 Huntington Ave., Boston 02115. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Of Medford, formerly of Everett
Anthony P. Petrone of Medford, formerly of Everett, died on May 23.
He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine (Marino) Petrone; loving father of Paul Petrone of Woburn, Richard Petrone and his wife, Mary Jo, of Medford, Deborah Petrone of Medford and Michael Petrone and his wife, Bonnie, of China, ME; cherished grandfather of Catherine, Annie, Betsy, Kaitlyn, Michaela and Christina; dear brother of Divina Petrone of Malden and the late Anne Manning and Patrick and Leonard Petrone; brother-in-law of Mary Sampson of Medford. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Breslin Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Immaculate Conception Parish, 10 Fellsway East, Malden, MA 02148. For obituary and online guestbook, please visit www.breslinfuneralhome.com.
Mary (Bordonaro) Giampietro of Everett, formerly of East Boston, died on May 24.
She was the mother of George and his wife, Patricia, and Glenn, all of Everett; sister of Michael, Jimmy, Lena, the late Teresa, Catherine, Lucy, Angelo and Jeannie. She is also survived by one grandson, Marc of Beacon Hill.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Camillo Petrangelo of Malden, formerly of Ortona Italy, died on May 23.
The beloved husband of the late Concetta “Tina” (Saraceni), he was the loving father of Pasquale Petrangelo and his wife, Rosemary, of Revere, and Marilena Savino and her husband, Jerry, of Malden. He is survived by six loving grandchildren, David A. “Camillo”, Angela, Andrea, John, Jerry “Camillo” and Elaina. He was the loving brother of Gabriele, Domenico, Fiorina and Annetta, all of Italy, and the late Maria and Tilda as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Entombment was at Woodlawn Cemetery Mausoleum, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Assoc., 460 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451 www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Theresa (Nolasco) D’Agostino of Everett died on May 23.
She was the beloved wife of the late Edward “Babe” D’Agostino, and loving mother of Joseph E. D’Agostino and his wife, Sandra, of Wakefield and Edward A. D’Agostino of Everett. She is survived by her three loving grandchildren, Lisa White, Delia and Toni D’Agostino, as well as six loving great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Of Brockton, formerly of Everett
Ada M. (Barnes) Daly of Brockton, formerly of Everett, died on May 27. She was 104 years old.
The beloved wife of the late Horace “Charlie” Daly, she was the loving sister of Elsie Sinclair of Florida and the late Sydney Barnes and Lillian Harris. She also leaves many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services at the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St. Everett will be today, Wednesday, June 2 at 1 p.m. Her burial will be private.
Joseph DiCato Sr., 80
Korean War POW
Joseph A. DiCato Sr., who was born on August 27, 1929 died on May 24, 2010. He was 80 years old.
A Korean War veteran and a Prisoner of War, he was the beloved husband of Rita (Mandolese) DiCato; loving father of Ettore DiCato, Joseph A. DiCato Jr., Nicole Giglio, Roseann DiCato, Stanley DiCato and Nicholas DiCato; loving grandfather of Joseph DiCato III, Stephanie DiCato, Ettore DiCato II, Anthony DiCato and Poochi DiCato.
A military honor ceremony was held at Glenwood Cemetery with arrangements by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. In lieu of flowers, all donations can be made to Everett Veterans Gift Account. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
James ‘Jim’ Ardolino
James W. “Jim” Ardolino of Everett died on May 25.
He was the beloved husband of Marie (Barrese); father of James A. of Everett and Joseph A. of Lynn; brother of Gerald, Charles, Marguerite, Ardel, the late Alexander, Ethel and Theresa and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. www.roccofuneralhomes.com