Plumber, Former Everett Pop Warner Coach
Paul R. Cunneen, a local plumber in Malden and surrounding areas, passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital surrounded by his loving family on June 4 following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 47 years old.
Born in Chelsea, the son of Lorraine (Dulong) Griffith and the late Paul F. Cunneen, he attended local schools and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. After high school, he attended a trade school to learn the plumbing trade. He was working at Nally Plumbing and Heating in Malden up until he became ill.
He was a former football coach for Everett Pop Warner and a kind man who was loved by all who met him. A soon to be grandfather, he was eagerly awaiting the arrival of his first granddaughter.
He was the beloved fiancée of Sandie Giordano of Lynn; devoted father of Joseph Cunneen and Robert Wilson, both of Malden; loving son of Lorraine (Dulong) Griffith and the late Paul F. Cunneen; dear brother of James Cunneen and his wife, Donna, of Chelsea, Edward Cunneen and his wife, Joanne, of N. Reading, Judith Pfeil and Ken of Chelsea and Robert Griffith of Lynn. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and was the special friend of Donna Nally and Carl Mahoney, Sandra Tilton and Cathy Bouche and a dear friend to all.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to The Son of Paul Cunneen Fund, C/O; Eastern Bank, 605 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906. For online guestbook, Please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com.
Robert ‘Guy’ Hoefer
Robert “Guy” Hoefer, a resident of Tewksbury for more than 30 years, formerly of Chelsea, died on June 2 at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was 72 years old.
He was the beloved husband of Bonnie (Perron) with whom he celebrated his 35th wedding anniversary on May 17. Born in Chelsea on June 3, 1937, he was the son of the late George M. and Gladys E. (Langille) Hoefer. He was raised in Chelsea, graduated from Chelsea High School and Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. In 1955, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served with the Airborne Early Warning Wing, LANTFLT until his honorable discharge on July 27, 1959.
He lived in Chelsea until moving to Tewksbury in 1978.
Prior to his retirement in 1997, he was employed as a section manager by the Raytheon Corporation in Andover, where he worked for 39 years. He enjoyed numerous activities including boating, riding his BMW motorcycle and scuba diving. In addition, he was an avid reader and stock market strategist.
In addition to his beloved wife, Bonnie, he is survived by one son, Guy G. Hoefer and his significant other, Melanie Goodridge of Tewksbury; one daughter, Bonnie S. Gannon and her husband, Hal of Lowell; four grandchildren, Courtney Koval, John R. Koval, Ashley Hoefer, and Brittany Hoefer; three great grandchildren, Joshua Peliquin, John R. Koval, Jr. and Nicholas Koval; two sisters, Gail Daley of Everett and Glenda Mascis of Chelsea; his mother-in-law, Charlotte Perron of Faribault, MN; two sisters-in-law, Judy Noland and Dotty Huber, both of Faribualt, MN; two brothers-in-law, Wally Perron and his wife, Sylvia, of Cleveland, MN and David Perron and his wife, Debbie, of Eagan, MN and many nieces and nephews. He was the son-in-law of the late Lionel P. Perron, and brother-in-law of the late Mike Huber, Robert Dickison and James Daley.
Funeral arrangements were by the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, Tewksbury. Burial was at St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Homes For Our Troops, 6 Main St., Taunton, MA 02780. For more information: www.farmeranddee.com
Charite Cleante MomPremier Mondesir
Charite Cleante MomPremmier Mondesir of Everett, formerly of Malden, died on May 30.
She was the loving wife of the late Guerrier Mondesir; the devoted mother of three children, Claude Mondesir, Jacques Mondesir and Lucienne Mondesir. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements were by the Weir-Mac Cuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. For obituary www.weirfuneralhome.com
Captain David Pierotti
Retired Teacher, Licensed Captain
Capt. David C. Pierotti, M.A., M.Ed. of Topsfield, died June 5 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers after a long illness. He was 69 years old.
A US Army veteran, he was a licensed captain operating vessels out of both Massachusetts and Florida and a retired Ipswich High School history teacher. Capt. Pierotti is remembered for authoring a U.S. history textbook for junior high students, and for his lifelong commitment to preserving, respecting, and enjoying the waterways and coastlines of the Eastern seaboard. He was especially passionate about protecting the Florida Everglades.
Born in Stoneham, he will be dearly missed by his beloved wife, Julie (Cioffi), his children and their spouses: Deirdre and Dennis, Danielle and Luke, and David as well as his granddaughters: Isabelle, Gabrielle, Taylor and Sidney and many wonderful friends.
His funeral service will be held today, Wednesday, June 9 at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Hope Church, Ipswich. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923 or Friends of the Everglades would be sincerely appreciated. Funeral arrangements are by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home Everett, 617-387-3120
Daniel J. Woods of Boston, formerly of Cambridge, died on May 29.
He was the beloved son of the late James P. Woods and the late Geraldine (Woods) Carr; brother of Paul R. Woods; stepson of Steven Carr of Everett and nephew of the late George and Jacqueline MacDonald of Attleboro, Richard and Patricia Woods of Wilmington and Randall and Nancy (Woods) Shortall of Chicago, IL.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his memory to the American Heart Association , 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Funeral services were private. Online guestbook at www.brownandhickey.com
Susie (Panniello) Scanlon of Everett died on June 4.
She was the beloved wife of the late Walter L. Jr.; mother of Donna Rossetti and her husband, Chris, of the North End of Boston and Walter L. III of Everett; sister of Rose, Frank, Ann, Nena, Lorraine, Louise, Joseph, Dorothy, the late Josie and Charles and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Committal Service was held in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations in her memory may be made to the Golden Living Activity Fund, 120 Main St., Malden, MA 02148. Arrangements were by the Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service 1-877-71-ROCCO www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Raffaele Oliva Sr.
Of Reading, formerly of Everett
Raffaele J. Oliva Sr. of Reading, formerly of Everett, died on May 30.
He was the beloved husband of the late Louise (Mulry); loving father of Donna LoRusso of Burlington, John Oliva and his wife, Linda, of Nashua, NH, Raffaele Jr. of Billerica, and Kenneth of Reading; brother of the late George Oliva. He is also survived by his six loving grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Thomas Forgione Sr.
Of Saugus, formerly of Revere
Thomas J. Forgione Sr. of Saugus, formerly of Revere, died on June 2.
A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the loving husband of Jeannette (Paone) Forgione; beloved father of Diane Forgione, Thomas Forgione, Jr. and his loving wife, Ruthann, of Saugus, Steven Forgione of Saugus, Karen Wilson of Malden and Paul Swart of Revere; cherished grandfather of Christopher Forgione and Rachel Forgione, both of Saugus; dear brother of John Forgione of New Hampshire, Millie Liberti of Everett, Josie Castaldo of Saugus and Mary Petrola of Revere. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and was the brother of several other late brothers and sisters.
Funeral arrangements were by the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Saugus. For obit, www.BisbeePorcella.com.
Of Brockton, formerly of Everett
Ada M. (Barnes) Daly of Brockton, formerly of Everett, died on May 27. She was 104 years old.
She was the beloved wife of the late Horace “Charlie” Daly; loving sister of Elsie Sinclair of Florida and the late Sydney Barnes and Lillian Harris, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was private.
Retired Secretary of former Concord Steel
Mary G. (Moccia) Barisano, a lifelong resident of Everett, died at home on June 2 surrounded by her loving family and nurturing caregivers. She was 92 years old.
Born in Everett, she was a retired secretary for the former Concord Steel of Everett.
She was the beloved wife of the late Armand P. Barisano; cherished mother of Joyce of Everett, Louanne of Malden and the late Michael and his surviving wife, Deborah, of Westford; adored grandmother of Jeraldine and Abdul Fountain and loving great grandmother of Armand Bolas, Ali, Asliyah, Damien, Danny and Natalia Fountain and Gaetano Morse; sister of the late Nicholas and Joseph Moccia, Blanche Dedeo, Mildred Smaldone, Sally Coluntino and Anne Ferrante.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in her memory to the Altzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 would be sincerely appreciated.
Carl Canderozzi Jr.
Former Everett school teacher
Carl J. Canderozzi Jr. of Alphareta, GA, formerly of Everett and Melrose, died on March 27. He was 66 years old.
Born in Everett and a teacher in the Everett school system for many years, he was an agent for New York Life Insurance Co., a real estate developer and the owner of the “Law N Order” Landscaping Company in Florida.
He was the beloved husband of Susan (Smith); son of the late Carl J. Canderozzi and Mildred (Harvey) of Everett; dear and devoted father of Paul Canderozzi of Austin, TX, James Canderozzi of Derry, NH, Chistopher Canderozzi of Alphareta, GA, Tyler Canderozzi and Alyssa Canderozzi, both of Northborough, MA and the late Carl J. Canderozzi III of California; brother of Frances Hanlon of Everett and Marion Calvini of Lynnfield; loving grandfather of Sophia Rose Canderozzi of Derry, NH and is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church, Broadway, Everett at 10 a.m. June 12. Private family burial services will be held at the Glenwood Cemetery, Everett, on June 14. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated.
Charles ‘Buddy’ Tobin
Avid Square Dancer, Walker and Patriots Fan
Charles F. “Buddy” Tobin of Everett died on June 1. He was 86 years old.
Born on March 23, 1924, he was a US Marine Corps veteran of World War II whose his battles and campaigns included Tarawa, Saipan Tinian and Okinawa. He was an avid square dancer, walker and Patriots fan.
He was the beloved husband of 60 years to Rose (DiCicco); son of the late Margaret and William; brother of Margurite Shaw of Kingston, Paul and his wife, Ann, of Florida, the late William and Richard and is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews, whom he loved very much.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Longtime employee of J. Marchese & Sons, Captain of the Ziggy II
Michael A. Juliano of North Reading, formerly of Everett, died on June 4. He was 56 years old.
A longtime employee of J. Marchese & Sons, he was an avid fisherman and Captain of the Ziggy II.
He was the devoted husband of Sandra “Sandy” (Sachetta) with whom he shared more than 35 years of marriage; loving father of Michael and his fiancee, Jen Voner, of Everett and Mandy of North Reading; son of Jeannette and the late John “Ziggy” of Everett; brother of John and his wife, Nella, of Revere and is also survived by many loving in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Donations in his memory may be made to the Sachetta Charitable Organization, 439 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Josephine ‘Josie’ Hooper
Josephine “Josie” (Sanfilippo) Hooper of Everett died on May 31.
She was the beloved wife of the late Howard MacKenzie and Clarence Hooper; mother of Kathleen A. Milley of North Reading, Christopher of Everett, and the late Theresa O’Neill; sister of Gus Sanfilippo, Anthony Sanfilippo, Lillian Carr, Frank Sanfilippo, and the late Ignatius Sanfilippo. She is also survived by seven granddaughters, Jessica, Carolyn, Caitlin, Nicole, Kati, Jenna and Meagan.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society , 9 Riverside Rd., Weston, MA 02493. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery at a later date.
Of Foxborough, formerly of Everett
Elaine M. (Pitts) Freeman of Foxborough, a native of Everett, died on May 31. She was 69 years old.
She was the beloved wife of Frederick A. Freeman, Jr.; devoted mother of Kathy Mazzone of Lowell, James Freeman of Foxborough and Michael Freeman of Stoughton; loving grandmother of Robert Mazzone; sister of Robert Pitts and his wife, Liz, of Williamsburg, VA.
Funeral arrangements were by the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, Foxborough. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Foxborough. To light a special candle in her memory, please visit the Funeral Home web site at www.robertsandsonsfuneral.com. If you wish, donations in her memory may be made to the Maples Activity Fund, 90 Taunton St. Wrentham, MA 02093.
Gloria Covino Brown
Of Reading, formerly of Everett
Gloria Covino Brown of Reading, formerly of Everett, died on May 29.
She was the loving mother of Edward F. Brown Jr. and his wife, Deborah M., of Tewksbury and Joseph N. Brown and his wife, Lynne, of Haverhill; loving sister of the late Nancy Klare, Eugene and Joseph Covino. She is also survived by her three loving grandchildren, Nicholas and his wife, Alison, Christopher and Andrea.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.
Lifelong Revere resident
Christine (Cook) Antinick, a lifelong resident of Revere, died unexpectedly at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on May 30. She was 41 years old.
Born and raised in Revere, she was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1987.
She was the daughter of Linda T. (Allen) Cook-McNamara of Surprise, Arizona and her husband, James, and the late Joseph Cook; the wife of Paul Antinick of Somerville and the mother of Daniel P. Antinick of Epping, NH; sister of Jennifer L. Simonetti and her husband, Michael, of Revere and aunt of Faith E. Cook of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by Richard Drew of Everett and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Remembrances may be made to the Susan B. Komen Cancer Research Fund at the Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA 02118.
Mary C. (Mainey) Maguire of Everett, formerly of Medford and Charlestown, died on May 29.
She was the beloved wife of the late Francis C. Maguire; devoted mother of Maryann Bova and her husband, Larry, of Medford, Frank Maguire and his wife, Leslie, of Malden, Joseph Maguire of Medford and Joan Riley and her husband, Michael, of Everett; sister of the late Margaret McNamara, Francis and William Mainey, Anna Mulkern, Dennis Mainey, Caroline Thompson, Thomas Mainey, Alice Merrick, Mildred Hickey and Fred Mainey. She is also survived by six grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the John H. Sawyer Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances in her name may be made to The Little Sisters of the Poor, 186 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143.
Of Reading and Osterville
Mary (Lepore) Commito of Reading and Osterville died on May 28.
A member of Stoneham Emblem Club and Reading Womens’ Club, she was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Ado Commito; loving mother of Thomas F. and his wife, Jean, of Montpelier, VT and Claudia McCarthy and her husband, Dr. Edward, of Reading; loving sister of Florence Abbene of Revere. She is also survived by three loving grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in the National Veterans Cemetery in Bourne. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701. www.roccofuneralhomes.com