Obituaries 05-18-2011

Thomas Guganig

Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett

Thomas A. Guganig of Monroe, NH, formerly of Everett, died on May 13 at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville, NH. He was 70 years old.

Calling hours will be on Friday, May 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ricker Funeral Home, 1 Birch Street, Woodsville, NH. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 15 Pine Street, Woodsville. For more information and to view a complete obituary, please visit

Rose Carr

Of Nahant, formerly of Everett

Rose (Banville) Carr of Nahant, formerly of Everett, died on May 15.

She was the beloved wife of the late James; mother of the late James (Sonny) and his surviving wife, Lillian, of Nahant; sister of Mary Foglia of Everett and is also survived by three grandchildren: James V. and his wife, Ailsa, of New Zealand, Michael B. and his wife, Beverly, of Nahant, Shawn F. of Nahant and three great grandchildren, Stephen, Vanessa and James.

Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett, today, Wednesday, May 18 at 8:30 am.  followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Nahant at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends are invited.  Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nahant.

Luciano Salerno

Former Federal Government Employee

Luciano Salerno of Revere died on May 14.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a former Federal Government Employee.

He was the beloved husband of Maria (Bottari); devoted father of Melina Salerno and her partner, Kathy Sanders, of Arlington and Anne Marie Halpin and her husband, Michael, of Salem; loving grandfather of Sean Michael, Christian Anthony, Alina Rose and Max; dear son of the late Rafaele and Maria Domenica (Franco) Salerno; cherished brother of Mary Frasca of Boston, Gloria Luciano of Everett and the late Anthony and Danny.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea MA 02150.


Bridget Panarese

Retired Everett High School Monitor

Bridget A. (O’Boyle) Panarese of North Reading, formerly of Everett, died on May 14 in the Meadowview Nursing Home in North Reading. She was 88 years old passing away just two days before her 89th birthday.

Born in County Mayo, Ireland, ‘Bridie’ had lived in Everett for many years before moving to North Reading. She was a retired school monitor employed for more than 25 years at Everett High School.

She was the beloved wife of the late Louis R.; daughter of the late Michael and Catherine O’Boyle; dear and devoted mother of the late Nancy Torra, Frank Panarese and Brenda Danieli; mother-in-law of Nicola Torra of North Reading and David Danieli of Methuen; sister of Michael O’Boyle and Mamie Conway of County Mayo, Ireland and the late James and Patrick O’Boyle and Katleeen O’Malley; loving Nana of Joseph Torra and his wife, Heather, Nicole, David and Christopher Torra, William Tholen and his wife, Courtney, Danielle and Diandra Danieli and Great-Nana of Gia, Halee and Nicolas Torra, Madison, Mackenzie, Kaitlyn, Taylor and Hayden Tholen.

Her Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett, today, Wednesday, at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Grace Church, Nichols Street, Everett-Chelsea at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Armando Parella, Jr.

Of Melrose, formerly of Everett

Armando “Mr. Mundo” Parella, Jr. of Melrose, formerly of Everett, died on May 13.

He was the beloved son of the late Armando and Seena (Ruggiero) Parella; loving brother of Janice Hickey and her husband, Al, Rosemarie Dellovo and her husband, Sal, and Richard Parella and his wife, Terri. He enjoyed life and leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was private. Memorial donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1 Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114.

Irene Ferraro

Everett resident

Irene E. Ferraro of Everett died on May 11.

She was the loving daughter of the late Rocco and Elena

(Santilli) Ferraro; sister of Mary Kendrick, Elena Iandoli, Fr. Michael Ferraro and the late Alexander Ferraro.  She is survived by her nephew Michael R. Iandoli and many loving nieces and nephews.

A prayer service was held on Monday, May 16 at 11:30 a.m. with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery.  Arrangements were by Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO.

Steven Headle

Everett resident, formerly of Charlestown

Steven C. Headle of Everett, formerly of Charlestown, died on May 6.

He was the beloved father of Erin, Elizabeth and Sean Headle; son of Lawrence and Joan (Walsh) Headle; brother of Kathleen Lent, Timothy Headle, Jodi Baldwin and the late Lawrence Headle and Maura Goss.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the John H. Sawyer Funeral Home, Charlestown. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in his name may be made to the Golden Age Center, 382 Main Street, Charlestown, MA 02129.

Joseph Limoli Sr.

Tewksbury resident

Joseph J. “Joe” Limoli Sr. of Tewksbury, formerly of Revere, died on May 11.

He was the beloved husband of the late Angelina “Dolly” (Rappa); loving father of Joseph J. Jr. and Leona “Lee” White, both of Tewksbury, and Judi Lindberg and her husband, Dana, of Amesbury and the late Edward J. Limoli of Revere; beloved brother of Ellie Fitzgerald of Revere and many late brothers and sisters. He is survived by 10 loving grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Parish, 22 Lowe St, Revere 02151 or the Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St, Boston 02115.

Queen Hayden

Of Saugus, formerly of Everett

Queen (Noseworthy) Hayden of Saugus, formerly of Everett, died on May 9.

She was the wife of the late John Hayden; loving mother of Shirley Wade and her husband, Edward, of Gloucester, Elizabeth Marchese and her husband, Salvatore, of Saugus; step mother of John Hayden and Kathy Prizzio, both of Everett. She was the sister of 11 late siblings and is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Her funeral service was held in the United Church of Christ, First Congregational Church, Saugus with arrangements by the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Eastern Mass, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. For condolences www.

James Lander

Danvers resident

James E. Lander of Danvers, formerly of Medford, died on May 9.

A US Army veteran of the Korean War, he was the beloved husband of Rosemarie (Asara) Lander; devoted father of Debra Heenan and her husband, Thomas, of Medford, Denise DePierro and her husband, Michael, of Billerica, and the late Dianne DiLando and her husband, Armand, of Chelmsford; loving grandfather of Tommy, Kimberly and Christopher Heenan, Andrea and Nicole DiLando and Marisa DePierro; brother of Eleanor Shea and her husband, Leo, of Billerica and the late Earl and Charles Lander, Doris Donnelly, Catherine Lombardi and Irene Pagliarulo. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Those who prefer may make contributions in his name to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Center for Leukemia Research, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. For guestbook and obituary

Grace Anzalone

Of Hingham, formerly of Everett

Grace (Bonanno) Anzalone of Hingham, formerly of Everett, died on May 10. She was 92 years old.

She was the wife of the late Anthony Anzalone; sister of Thomas Bonanno, William Bonanno, Robert Bonanno and Annette Anastasi and is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was the sister of the late Nicholas Bonanno, Mary Ramaci and Eleanor Caruso.

Her Funeral was held from the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, Hingham. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association , 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Burial was in the Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne. For online guestbook, please visit

John Copello

Retired Lithographer

John P. Copello, a former lithographer, died at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home on May 5.  He was 94 years old.

Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Joseph H. and Annie T. (O’Connor) Copello. He attended local schools and shortly after graduating from high school enlisted in the US Army and served during World War II. After being honorably discharged, he married Clarice (Howe) and together they raised their family in Chelsea.

Mr. Copello worked for 29 years as a lithographer and plate setter for Forbes Lithograph in Chelsea until the company went out of business and later worked for 10 years at Metropolitan Printing located in Everett. He was a member of the Graphic Communications International Union and the Amalgamated Lithographers of America.

He was the beloved husband of 65 years to Clarice (Howe) Copello of Chelsea; devoted father of Helen Fahey and her husband, George, of Saugus, Anna Marie Breen of Lynn, Joanne Ely and her husband, Larry, of Everett, Paula MacDonald and Reynold Difilippo of Revere, Patricia Muse and her husband, Larry, of Maine and the late Catherine Ippolito and John P. Copello Jr.; loving father in law of John Ippolito of California; dear brother of Ernie Copello of Chelsea, Eileen Farreau of Billerica, the late Arthur, Chester, Francis, Florence and Eleanor Copello, Sarah Melisi, Helen Nelson, Rose Scanell and Margie Farreau. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel at Chelsea Soldiers Home on Wednesday, May 11. Services concluded with full Military Honors and burial in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Chelsea Jewish Foundation, 17 Lafayette Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *