Raymond B. Smith of Bauneg Beg Lake, Maine died unexpectedly on May 26 at his residence.
He was born September 5, 1953 in Revere, one of three sons born to Henry N. and Norma L. (Bird) Smith. He graduated from Everett High School with the class of 1971. Shortly thereafter, he moved to his family’s summer home on Bauneg Beg Lake, which he loved so well.
He was the President of the Bauneg Beg Lake Association for 20 years. He loved the lake, fishing, boating, snowmobiling and hiking the area. Another love was rescuing Dobermans and Great Pyrenees dogs and he will be greatly missed by his three adopted dogs, Jackson, Bella and Chloe.
He was a licensed NH Real Estate Agent and currently worked in the Auto Body shop of Rowe Ford in Westbrook, where he had worked for 15 years.
He is survived by his two brothers, Henry Smith and his wife, Mary of Melrose and Brian Smith of Lebanon, Maine; his very special Godson, Zachary Williams of Barnstead, NH; nieces and nephews Robert, Gregory, Christine and Michelle; as well as 11 grand-nieces and grand-nephews and 1 great-grand niece.
Funeral arrangements were by the Johnson Funeral Home, North Berwick, ME. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery, North Berwick, ME. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute in his memory to the organization he supported: Lonestar Pyrs and Paws North, 513 Cash St., Croydon, NH 03773 www.pyrsandpaws.org. Online condolences may be made at www.JohnsonFuneralHomeME.com
New England Tel & Tel Retiree
Grace E. (Sullivan) Horton of Everett and of North Reading where she resided for 41 years, died on June 2.
A New England Telephone Co. retiree and a member of the Telephone Pioneers, she was the beloved wife of the late Thomas; mother of Nancy Grace Horton of Portsmouth, NH; daughter of the late Clara and James Sullivan and sister of the late Claire Hunt.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery, North Reading. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Richard Joseph Goode
Richard Joseph Goode of Malden died on May 31. He was 56 years old.
He was the son of Jean (Perullo) and Robert T. Goode of Malden; brother of Diane Goode Mazzala and her husband, Cesidio of Newton, Lynn Goode of Revere, Lori Zagarella and her husband, David of Everett and is also survived by several nieces, nephews and his dog “Teaza.”.
A Memorial Gathering was held at Anderson-Bryant Funeral Home, Stoneham.
Of Wilmington, formerly of Everett
Nancy J. (Gemellaro) Rumasuglia of Wilmington, formerly of Everett, died on May 31.
The beloved wife of the late Mario M. Rumasuglia, she was the dear and devoted mother of Margaret Peroni and her husband, Guy of Revere, Camille Bonanno and her husband, Kenneth of Wilmington, Vincent Rumasuglia and his wife, Renie of Malden, Guy Rumasuglia and his wife, Darlene of Tewksbury, Nancy Wheeler and her husband, Russ of Maine, Mario Rumasuglia of Florida and Maria Tummino and her husband, Peter of Wilmington; sister of Santo of Florida, Guy of Revere, Josephine Greco of Waltham and the late Basil, Frank, Joseph and Biagio. She is also survived by 23 loving grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 would be sincerely appreciated.
Richard ‘Dick’ Woodrow Wilson
Amica Insurance Retiree
Richard “Dick” Woodrow Wilson of Wolfeboro, NH, formerly of Everett and Wilmington, died May 27 in Wolfeboro, NH. He was 87 years old.
A US Army veteran of World War II and a retired 30 year employee of Amica Insurance, he was the beloved husband of Jean Wilson Wolfeboro, NH; father of, Richard and his wife, Joyce of Reading, Susan of Salem, NH and Alan and his wife, Laurie of Norfolk, MA; grandfather of Mark, Chris, Tanya and her husband, Keith Fortier and grandfather of beautiful Isabelle.
There were no calling hours. A Memorial Service was held at the First Congregational Church, Wolfeboro, NH. Private burial was in the Lakeview Cemetery, Wolfeboro, NH. Memorial donations may be made to VNA/Hospice of Southern Carroll County, PO Box 1620, Wolfeboro, NH 03894. Lord Funeral Home, Wolfeboro, NH was in charge of arrangements. If you wish to express condolences, please visit, www.lordfuneralhome.com
Sandra Jean ‘Sandy’
Santangelo-Gisetto Longtime Member of Waitstaff at Pancake House in Revere
Sandra Jean “Sandy” (Copeland) Santangelo-Gisetto of Revere died on June 3 following a long illness. She was 58 years old.
A member of the Revere Lodge of Elks #1171, “Sandy” was a member of the wait staff at the International House of Pancakes (Squire Rd.) Revere for over 39 years.
She was the cherished mother of Luigi A. Gisetto, Jr. and his wife, Sheila E. of Everett and Jaime L. Santangelo of Merrimack, NH, and her companion, Rose Ruisi of Malden; loving companion of Anthony M. Ford of Farmington, NH; beloved daughter of Ruth B. (Kautz) Copeland of Revere and the late Thomas N. Copeland; adoring grandmother of Jacob T. Gisetto and dear sister to Joanne Tornquist of Everett and Thomas N. Copeland Jr. and his wife, Joanne of Saugus. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to visiting hours in The Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere today, Wednesday June 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. followed by the Funeral Service in the Funeral Home at 8:15 p.m. Burial is private. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For more information and directions, visit: www.vertuccioandsmith.com
Of Salisbury, formerly of Chelsea
Sandra J. (Whelan) Burrow of Salisbury, formerly of Chelsea, died by accident on May 19.
She was the beloved wife of Roderick R. Burrow; dear and devoted mother of Roderick R. Burrow, Jr. and his wife, Lisa of Revere, Beth Ann Burrow of Salisbury and Deborah Ann Robinson and her husband, Richard C. of Danvers; sister of Carol Frost of Florida, Susan Pappas of Hawaii, Johanne Vaters of Maine and Denise Iffinger of Florida and is also survived by 10 loving grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01770 would be sincerely appreciated.
Ernest Arsenault, Sr.
Ernerst J. Arsenault, Sr, of Everett died on May 31.
He was the beloved husband of Helen (Jackson); loving father of Ernest Jr. and his wife, Carol of Lowell, Carol Arsenault of Everett and Donald of Texas; beloved brother of Eva Bonia of Malden and many late siblings. He is survived by five loving grandchildren: P.J., Jayme, Colton, Bryan and Kevin and five great grandchildren Michaela, Isabel, Devon, Hunter and Laila.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenault St., Watertown, MA 02472. roccofuneralhomes.com
Maxwell ‘Max’ Parsons
Longtime City of Everett Carpenter
Maxwell F. “Max” Parsons of Everett died on June 4.
A US Navy veteran of World War II and a longtime carpenter for the City of Everett, he was the beloved husband of Virginia (Mader); father of Susan Nee and her husband, William of Everett, Gail of Everett, Gary and his wife, Donna of Tewksbury, Judy Rivera of Wilmington, Pamela Cefalu and her husband, Christopher of Peabody and Paul and his wife, Maria of Methuen. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and one great grandson. He was the brother of seven late siblings.
His Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett on Thursday, June 7 at 10 a.m. A Prayer service will be held in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Parsons memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Complimentary valet parking will be available at front door of funeral home Wednesday evening. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Pasquale ‘Pat’ Vitale
Lifetime Member of Elks
Pasquale “Pat” Vitale of Everett died suddenly on May 31.
A life time member of the Everett/Saugus Lodge of Elks, he was the beloved husband of the late Marie (Rindone); loving father of Joseph Vitale and his wife, Susan of Everett, Lillian Beradino and her husband, Arthur of Middleton and Lucille Crosscup and her husband, David of Malden; beloved son of the late Joseph and Lillian Vitale; loving brother of the late Simone “Sam” and Richard Vitale and is also survived by his sister-in-law Barbara Butera and her husband, Thomas and Carol Chirichiello and her husband, John of Florida; his loving grandchildren Pasquale, Joey, Frankie, Andrea, Samantha and Ariana and his loving great grandchildren Mila, Christopher, Avah and Jason. He also leaves his dear friend Barbara Rawcliffe and her children, Jonathan and Victoria.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. roccofuneralhomes.com
Former Boston Resident
Helen (Powers) Regan, formerly of Boston, died on June 2.
She was the widow of Thomas J. Regan and is survived by a son, Thomas J. Regan, Jr., and his wife, Katherine; two daughters, Elaine and her husband, Richard Braun, and Janet Regan; four grandchildren, Neil and Andrea Regan, and Andrew and Rebecca Braun. She was the mother of the late Kenneth Regan.
Graveside services were held at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For online condolences, please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.
Donovan-LaPage Charlestown Resident
Candace A. “Chickie” Donovan-LaPage of Charlestown died on May 31. She was 74 years old.
A member of The Somerville City Club, she was the beloved wife of the late Alfred J. LaPage; devoted and loving mother of Kerri Allen and her husband, Thomas F. of Everett; beloved sister of John Donovan of Burlington, Lois Smith and Vincent Donovan, both of Revere and the late Jean Cahill, David and Edward Donovan and loving friend of Joseph Cyr of Somerville. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were by the Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For obituary and online condolences, please visit www.carrfuneral.com
East Boston Resident
Yolanda (Staffier) Cordovano of East Boston died on May 29. She was in her 92nd year.
The beloved wife of the late Charles Cordovano, she was the loving mother of Janet Barooshian and her husband, Berg of Revere; dear sister of Phyllis Frati of Everett and the late Mary Delaria, Tomasina Seriani, Florence Casaburi, Domenic and Michael Staffier and fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in the Mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Theresa (Flanagan) Medugno of Everett died on May 31. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Joseph Medugno and his wife, Donna of South Carolina and is also survived by her nieces, Dianne DiRusso, Paula Whalen and her husband, Richard and Edward Kalenoski and his wife, Merle and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. roccofuneralhomes.com
Orsogna Womens’ Club Member
Celeste (DiBenedetto) D’Angelo of Everett died on June 2.Born in Orsogna, Abruzzi, Italy and a long time member of the Orsogna Women’s Club, she was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale; mother of Maddalena D’Alleva of Medford, Giovanni and his wife, Arlene of Medford, and Maria DiRico and her husband, Domenico of North Reading and sister of the late Nicoletta. She is also survived by six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Her Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, today, Wednesday, June 6 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass St. Anthony Church, Everett, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Boston. www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Of Albany, NY, formerly of Everett
Mildred A. “Millie” Kitchen of Albany, N.Y. died peacefully on May 11. She was 82 years old.
She was born in Lowell, the daughter of the late Albert and Bessie Freeman. She attended schools in both Lowell and Malden and graduated from Malden High School in 1947. She was a long time resident of Everett. “Millie” was a secretary at the Church of the Nazarene in Malden for 18 years, an auxiliary member of the Gideon’s International for 50 years and a faithful member of the Church of the Nazarene for over 70 years.
She was the beloved wife of the late Cedric A. Kitchen for 56 years; the dear and devoted mother of Becky van Dam and Koos of Temple, NH, Debbie Reilly and John of Keene, NH, Linda Maltais and Frank of Everett and Doug Kitchen and Lori of Schenectady, N.Y.She is also survived by nine loving grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 9 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 529 Eastern Ave. Malden. Burial will be private. Contributions in her memory would be sincerely appreciated and can be made to: The Mildred & Cedric Memorial Scholarship; Eastern Nazarene College, 23 East Elm Ave. Quincy, MA 02170.