Barbara Ann Giannantonio
R.M.V. retiree and Everett Emblem Club member
Barbara Ann (Ayer)Giannantonio of Everett died on October 21.
Mrs. Giannantonio was a member of the Everett
Emblem Club and former Supreme Organist. She was a retired employee of the R.M.V.
The beloved wife of the late Orlando, she was the mother of
Joseph and his wife, Catherine and Barbara-Jean Valeri and her husband, Paul, all of Everett; sister of Helen Grundberg and Marjorie Burbine; aunt of Carol and Orville Eddy. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Orlando, Patrick and Laura.
A graveside service was held at Elmwood Cemetery, East Otisfield, ME. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, Rayville Road, P.O. Box 680,Oxford, ME 04270. Funeral arrangements were by Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO
Virginia ‘Ginny’ Ahern
Melrose resident, formerly of Everett
Virginia D. “Ginny” (Denny) Ahern, a 50-year resident of Melrose, formerly of Everett, died on October 23. She was 82 years old.
Raised in Everett, she graduated from Chevrus High School in Malden and was a homemaker who worked at Everett National Bank prior to raising her family. She was a longtime member of Bellevue Golf Club in Melrose, enjoyed bowling in the local women’s league, and was a Red Sox and Patriots fan. Mrs. Ahern, who had a wonderful sense of humor, enjoyed summer vacations at Sebago Lake in Maine
She was the beloved wife of William H. Ahern; loving mother of William H. Ahern Jr. and Kimberly Rymsza, Tracey A. Moriarty and her husband, John, all of Melrose and Lesley M. Ahern of Charlestown; devoted grandmother of Jack, Maggie and Maeve Moriarty; sister of the late Sr. Mary Ellis SSND and lifelong friend of Jean Kerr of Middleton. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Her Funeral will be held from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose, today, Wednesday, October 27 at 9 a.m. A Funeral Mass in celebration of her life will be held at The Church of the Incarnation, 425 Upham St., Melrose at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Research Assoc., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 or Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, 585 Lebanon St., Melrose, MA 02176. For directions, flowers, obituary and to sign guest book visit www.gatelyfh.com
Jacqueline (Piccardi) Pagliarini, a long time resident of Everett, died on October 22 at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was 78 years old.
The beloved wife of the late Domenic, she was born in East Boston and was the dear and devoted mother of Theresa F. Kelley and her husband, Robert, of Everett; sister of Dorothea Murphy and the late Anna, Joseph and Hugo Piccardi, Jr.; sister-in-law of Salvatore and Rose Pagliarini of Malden; loving Nona of Jacqueline A. Kelley of Everett and is also survived by several loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701, would be sincerely appreciated.
John F. Cox of Everett died on October 17.
The beloved husband of Carmella (Arigo), he was the loving father of John Joseph Cox and his wife, Amy Anderson Cox, of Wilmington and Debra Sussman and her husband, Harris, of Sudbury. He is also survived by his six loving grandchildren: Christina, John, Amanda, Thomas, Ariel and Ethan.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc, 330 Congress St, Boston, 02110. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Director of the Boston Harley Owners Group of Everett
Scott W. Holloway of Haverhill, formerly of Wilmington, died by accident on October 19. He was 48 years old.
The director of the Boston Harley Owners Group which is located in Everett, he was the father of John Scott Holloway of Merrimack, MA; son of John C. and the late Mary A. (Grace) Holloway of Wolfeboro, NH, formerly of Wilmington, fiancé of Patty Spakoski of Haverhill, brother of Steven Holloway and his wife, Terri, and Jack Holloway and his wife, Gail, all of Wilmington, Cindy Caligandes of Wolfeboro, NH, and Mark Holloway of Portsmouth, NH. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Thursday, October 28 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, October 27, from 3 to 8 p.m. Memorial donations in his name may be made to the John Scott Holloway Scholarship Fund, c/o Boston Harley Owners Group, P. O. Box 351, Revere, MA 02151. For more information, contact Nichols Funeral Home, Inc 978-658-4744 www.nicholsfuneralhome.com
Marie Carmela Meola
Self employed seamstress
Maria Carmela (Rutigliano) Meola, a long time resident of Everett, died at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston on October 24. She was 77 years old.
A self employed seamstress, she was born in a province near Rome, Italy.
She was the beloved wife o the late Giuseppe Meola; dear and devoted mother of Filomena sabella and her husband, Antonio, of Burlington, Carla Colarusso and her husband, Anthony, of Malden, Tony Meola and his wife, Andrea, of Winthrop, Urbano Meola of Everett and Emma D’Alleva and her husband, Nick, of Peabody; dear sister of Celestino, Vincenzo and Sr. Maria Augusta Rutigliano, all of Italy. She is also survived by 11 loving grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Her funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St., (Corner of Main Street) Everett on Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, Oakes Street, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are resectfully invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Of Chelsea and Everett
Isabel Martinez of Chelsea and Everett died in Boston on October 17 following a courageous battle with overwhelming illness.
Born in Metapan, Santa Ana, El Salvador, she was the daughter of Hermerejildo Martinez and Feliz Aguilar de Martinez of El Salvador. She immigrated to United States nearly nine years ago and has been residing in the Chelsea and Everett area. She was a loving mother who spent her time at home caring for her children.
She was the beloved wife of Cruz Lemus of Everett; devoted mother of Maria Yesenia Lemus Martinez, Veronica Lv Lemus Martinez, Joel Isaillas Lemus Martinez, Genesis Lv Lemus Martinez, and Maria del Carmen Lemus Martinez, all of Everett; loving daughter of Hermerejildo Martinez and Feliz Aguilar de Martinez of El Salvador and the dear sister of Pedro Juan Martinez and Gregorio Martinez, both of Chelsea.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated on October 20 in St. Rose Church. Services concluded with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Needham. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home. For online guestbook, please visit www.WelshFuneral Home.com.
Mary Elizabeth Savosik
Mary Elizabeth (Cronin) Savosik of Everett died on October 23. She was 89 years old.
She was the cherished daughter of the late Francis and Marion Cronin; beloved wife of the late Walter Savosik; loving mother of Arlene Tighe and her husband, James, of Cohasset and Mary Moleski and her husband, William, of Prospect, CT; dear sister of Frances Shaw of Barnstead, NH and is also survived by her two loving grandchildren, Lauren Bean of Virginia and Kathleen Tighe of Norwell and her great grandchild, Thomas Daniel Bean of Virginia.
Funeral arrangements were by the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Parish, 487 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149. For online guestbook please visit www.jfwardfuneralhome.com.
Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett
Geraldine F. Scheibert, a 15 year resident of Derry, NH, formerly of Everett, died on October 21. She was 55 years old.
Born in Cambridge, a daughter of Francis and Louise (Killion) McDonald, she was the beloved wife of Robert Scheibert of Derry; beloved mother of Kerin L. Scheibert, fiance of David Pelletier, of Derry, Kyle R. Scheibert and his wife, Katie, of East Derry, NH, Lt. Ryan Scheibert, USAF, North Dakota; beloved grandmother of Baylie, KC and Lucas; beloved sister of Louise Hitchko of Andover and Kathleen Roberts of Winthrop.
Arrangements were by the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Derry, NH. Contributions to the Sonshine Soup Kitchen, 4 Crystal Avenue, Derry, NH 03038 will be appreciated. For more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com
Robyn Marie Lees
Of Maynard, formerly of Everett
Robyn Marie (Wayda) Lees of Maynard, formerly of Melrose, Everett and Lynn, died on Oct. 17. She was 49 years old.
The beloved wife of 22 years of Brian E. Lees, she was the loving mother of Amanda C., Allison M. and Ashley B. Lees; daughter of Rachel M. (Rush) Wayda of Hudson and the late James K. Wayda; sister of James K. Wayda Jr. of Sandown, NH., and Michelle Roderick and her husband, Jim, of Hudson; aunt of Jack and the late Erin Roderick.
Funeral arrangements were by the Acton Funeral Home, Acton. Burial was in St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Maynard. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to benefit colon cancer patients in financial need to Commonwealth Hemotology Oncology, Attn. Tammi Fletcher-Office Manager, 131 ORNAC, John Cuming Bld. Suite 200, Concord, MA. 01742.
Salomon Morales of Lynn died at home on October 22. He was 48 years old.
Born in El Salvador, he had been a Lynn resident for many years. He worked for Cambridge Brands as a machine operator.
He was the beloved father of Katerina Morales of Lynn; lovingson of Alonso Morales of El Salvador and the late Clotilde Barhona; brother of Vilma De Cromez of Everett and Blanca Morales of Canada.
His funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main Street) Everett, Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial services will be private.