Obituaries 12-21-2011

Rev. John Boyle

Pennsylvania Resident

Rev. John J. Boyle of Lock Haven, PA. died on December 14.

Father Boyle served at the Immaculate Conception Parish in Lock Haven as well as St. Agnes Parish in Beaverdale, PA.

He was the beloved son of the late John and Lillian (Norris) Boyle; loving brother of Francis Boyle and his wife, Barbara of Everett and the late William of Cambridge. He is survived by many loving nieces and nephews and dear friends Terry and Carmen Banfill.

His Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett on Thursday, December 22. A wake service will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Grace Church at 10:30 a.m.

Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, Ma. 02472

Amelia ‘Terry’ Profenna

Everett Resident

Amelia M. “Terry” (Bessery) Profenna of Everett died on December 17. She was 86 years old.

The wife of the late Peter L., she leaves her dedicated and devoted daughter, Sheila of Everett. She was the sister of the late Rita Bonarrigo, Mary Hashem and Freda Alberry and is also survived by nieces, nephews and her beloved doggie, Prince.

Her funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett at 9 a.m. today,  Wednesday, December 21. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Gerald Moltedo

MBTA Retiree

Gerald P. Moltedo, a lifelong Everett resident, died on December 6 surrounded by his loving family and his beloved wife of 49 years, Janet M. (Butler). He was 75 years old.

He attended the Everett Schools and graduated from Christopher Columbus High School. After graduating high school, he joined the US Army. After his time in the army, he worked for the MBTA as a motorman.

In addition to his loving wife, he leaves his loving daughter Kelly Ann Moltedo of Everett, and the late Cheryl Ann Sacramone. He was the brother of Robert Moltedo of Chelsea; the grandfather of Justin and Jenna Sacramone of Peabody and brother-in-law of Jim and his wife, Pat Butler of Saugus and Michele Butler of New Hampshire. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral was held from the Murphy O’Hara Funeral Home 519 Broadway Everett followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church with Reverend Gerald Osterman officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Susan Barbo

Winthrop Resident

Susan M. (Mazzone) Barbo of Winthrop, formerly of Stoneham, died at home on December 17.  She was 92 years old.

Born in Everett and a long time resident of Stoneham until moving to Winthrop several years ago, she was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Barbo, the dear and devoted mother of Mary-Anne Collins of Winthrop and Susan M. DeAngelis and her husband, Francis of Reading; sister of Madeline Mottola of Stoneham, Edith DiCicco of N. Andover, Lucy Finos of Wakefield, Mary Starble of Bradford and the late Christine Tavano, Marino and Alphonse Mazzone; loving Nana of Kristen Collins, Christopher DeAngelis, Kathleen Evangelista and Lori DeAngelis and loving  Great-Nana of Luke, Noah, Nate and Naomi Evangelista.

Her Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main Street) Everett today, Wednesday, at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  Visiting hours have been respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the VNA Hospice Care, 100 Sylvan Rd., Woburn, MA, 01801, would be sincerely appreciated.

Eleanor Fitzgerald


Eleanor (Limoli) Fitzgerald of Revere died on December 16. She was 83 years old.

A cosmetologist, born in Revere, she was the beloved wife of the late Edward J. Fitzgerald; devoted mother of Edward A. Fitzgerald of Revere; dear sister of the late Louie, Joe and Ben Limoli, Theresa Grosso, Lucy Fisher, Ann Barufaldi and Mary Destasio; cherished grandmother of Jamie Gauthier of Minnesota and loving companion of James Conti of Everett. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere.  Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guestbook please visit:

Paul J. ‘P.J.’ Camello

Everett Educator and School Administrator

Paul J. “P.J.” Camello, a longtime resident of Saugus, formerly of Everett, died on December 12 at Kindred Hospital in Peabody with his family at his side.  He was 86 years old.

He was born on January 9, 1925 in Chelsea, the son of the late Joseph and Louise (Christoforo) Camello. Raised and educated in Everett, he graduated from Salem State College and received his Masters Degree in education from Boston University.  He proudly served in the US Marine Corps during World War II from 1943 until his honorable discharge as a Corporal in 1946.

Affectionately known by many as “P.J.”, he returned home to meet his future loving wife of 62 years, Michelle M. Trigilio.  They married on September 4, 1949 and settled in Saugus to raise their family of two sons and a daughter.  A devout Catholic, he was a longtime and faithful parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Church in Saugus.

He was an accomplished high school and college baseball pitcher and continued his love of sports as a Saugus Little League Coach for several years.  Blessed artistically, he loved to draw and created the Salem State College Clipper which was used as their logo for many years.  During his spare time, P.J. enjoyed reading, and watching movies about World War II.

He dedicated his 38-year working career to the Everett school system.  He worked as a seventh and eighth grade teacher for 19 years and then served as Principal for Everett Junior High Schools for another 19 years.  He retired at the age of 64, and became a caring grandfather to his three grandchildren.  He will be lovingly remembered as a man who was forever loyal to his wife, children and grandchildren.

He was the beloved husband of Michelle M. (Trigilio) Camello with whom he shared 62 years of marriage; devoted father of Paula L. Prendergast and her husband, Brian of Saugus and the late Joseph P. Camello and Stephen S. Camello.  He was the cherished grandfather of Tiana M. Prendergast, Tyler Paul Camello “P.C.” Prendergast, and Christian J. Prendergast, all of Saugus.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Robinson Funeral Home, Melrose. Burial with military honors was presented by the US Marine Corps in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be made to Children’s Hospital, 1 Autumn Street, #731, Boston, MA 02215.  For online tribute or to share a memory, visit

Matthew ‘Teo’ Costa

Everett Resident

Matthew J. “Teo” Costa of Everett died on December 13.

He was the beloved husband of Carol (Johnson) of Everett; devoted father of Denise Iacoviello and her husband, Anthony of Lynnfield, and Kelly Costa of Everett; cherished brother of Daniel Costa of Everett, Rosemary Nigro of Reading, Mario Costa of Saugus, Anthony Costa of Boston and the late Peter Costa, Camillo Costa, Theresa Sacchetti, and Angie Goshdigian and proud grandfather of Ashley, Alexandria, and Christian.

Arrangements were by the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, Malden. For obituary,

Marguerite King

Of Everett, formerly of Revere

Marguerite E. (Steele) King, an Everett resident for 68 years, formerly of Revere, died on December 19. She was 95 years old.

A graduate of Revere High School class of 1934, Mrs. King was a loving mother, homemaker, wife, grandmother and great grandmother.

She was the beloved wife of the late John E. King; loving mother of Shirley Monahan of Everett, Beverly Hicks and her husband, Douglas of Everett and Jackie Morel and her husband, Edward of Missouri; cherished grandmother of Terry, Carolyn, Cathy, Bill, Annmarie, Cheryl, Paula, and John. She is also survived by 14 cherished great grandchildren. She was the loving sister of the late Andrew, Edward and Matthew Steele.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett on Thursday, December 22 at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Grace Church, 194 Nichols St., Chelsea-Everett line, at 9 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home today, Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In her memory, donations may be made to the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation, 7316 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11234. For directions and online guest book visit

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