Obituaries 09-05-2012

Frances MacCuish

Of Medford, formerly of East Boston

Frances M. (Flammia) MacCuish of Medford, formerly of East Boston, died on August 30.

She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond MacCuish; devoted mother of Donna Richmond and her husband, Roger of Malden and Raymond MacCuish of Wilmington; loving grandmother of Patrick and Sarah Richmond and Raymond Jr. and Kody MacCuish; dear sister of Louise Koczorowski and her husband, Anthony of Chelsea and the late Michael and Anthony Flammia and the loving companion of Richard Sheehan of Everett. A service will be conducted in the Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford today, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For directions, guestbook or obituary,

John ‘Big John’ Belmonte

Longtime Manager of Cheapo Records, Cambridge

John G. “Big John” Belmonte of Malden died on August 31 at the Lifecare Center in Stoneham.  He was 77 years old.

Born in Cambridge and a longtime resident of Malden, Mr. Belmonte created “Oldies and Goodies” and was the longtime manager of Cheapo Records, Cambridge.

He was the beloved husband of Bonnie (Kelley); dear and devoted dad of Christopher J. Belmonte and his wife, Cindy of Wellesley and loving Papa of Victoria Belmonte.

His Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett

Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in North Cemetery, Wayland on  Friday at 12:30 p.m.  Contributions in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St., Boston, MA 02110 would be sincerely appreciated  

Edward Cayon

Of Peabody, formerly of East Boston

Edward Cayon of Brooksby Village, Peabody, formerly of East Boston, died on August 31. He was 87 years old.

Born and raised in East Boston, he was the son of the late Remejio and Rosalia (Feijos) Cayon and was a graduate of East Boston High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and was a Bombardier with the 28th Bomb Group and 404th Bomb Squad in the Japan Air Offensive.
Upon returning after the war, Mr. Cayon was a computer programmer with Shawmut Bank of Boston.   He was a pioneer in computerizing the check processing system at the bank, and enjoyed his 35 year career. He also enjoyed watching all kinds of sports, was very supportive of Little League Baseball and other childrens sports and also enjoyed playing cribbage. He was a Past President of the North Shore Skating Club and liked a variety of music from the 1940’s swing to Elvis and the early Beatles.

He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy (Pedoto) Cayon, dear father of Veronica and Arthur Avakian of Franklin, Doreen and Paul Kelly of Everett and Stephanie and David Pfeiffer of Winthrop; grandfather of eight and great grandfather of 12; brother of George Cayon of Winchester and Rosalie Clark of New York and also leaves many nieces and nephews. He was son of the late Remejio and Rosalia (Feijos) Cayon and brother of the late Roy, Mario, Jimmy and Arthur Cayon, Mary Crosby, and Angelina MacDonald.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather today, Wednesday, September 5 at 10 a.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 St. John the Baptist Church, Peabody. Cremation will follow the Mass. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Please visit for online obit and sign condolences.

Mary O’Neil

Florida resident

Mary L. (McLaughlin) O’Neil of Naples, Florida, formerly of Melrose, died on August 29.

She was the loving wife of Gerard W. O’Neil; step mother of Timmy O’Neil and his wife, Brenda of Maynard and Paula Vandurne and her husband, Jack of Georgetown; sister of Charles McLaughlin and his wife, Elaine of Marshfield, David McLaughlin and his wife, Anne of Gloucester and Robie McLaughlin of Everett. She is also survived by four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are private. Memorial contributions may be made to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. Arrangements are by The Gately Funeral Home, Melrose.

Franco Santonastaso

Beauty Salon Co-Owner

Franco Santonastaso, a longtime resident of Everett, died at home on August 31. He was 57 years old.

Born in Teano, Italy and the co-owner of Looking Good 2000 Beauty Salon, Beverly for over 28 years, he was the beloved husband of  Concettina “Tina” (Colella); dear and devoted father of Luigi Santonastaso and his wife, Marisol  and Angelica Santonastaso of Everett; brother of Luigi and Paride Santonastaso and Annamaria Izzo of Italy and Giuseppina Camilli of Newton and loving grandfather of Nico and Mia Santonastaso and Michael Suarez.

His Funeral will be held from the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main Street) Everett today,   Wednesday 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 respectfully invited.  Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  Contributions in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701, would be sincerely appreciated.

David Giuliano

Auto Body Repairman

David F. Giuliano of Malden died on August 28.

Mr. Giuliano was educated in Malden and worked in the auto body repair profession for many years. He spent many summers at the family cottage in Plum Island. His passing will forever leave a huge empty void in our lives. We love you Dave.

He was the husband of Janet (Luongo) Giuliano; loving son of Marie C. (DePonta) of Malden and the late William Giuliano; beloved father of Blake and Gianna Giuliano; grandson of the late Julio and Loretta DePonta and Frank and Sally Giuliano; dear brother of William Giuliano and his wife Christy of Florida, Peter Giuliano and his wife, Dawnmarie of Malden and Debra Giuliano of Malden; cherished uncle of Sabrina, Alaina, Isabelle, Ella and Anthony;  Godfather of Aiden DePonta and Isabelle Giuliano and is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by the A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a contribution to the Blake & Gianna Giuliano Scholarship Fund c/o Citizens Bank, 876 Main St. Malden, MA-055 02148. For guestbook, see

Carmine D’Andrea

Retired Flooring Contractor 

Carmine J. D’Andrea, a long time resident of Everett, died unexpectedly on August 26 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 80 years old.

A retired flooring contractor, he was born in Boston, the beloved son of Louise (Cowels) and Jerome D’Andrea; dear and devoted father of Valarie E. McCabe and her husband, Jeffrey of Chester, NH and Carmine J. D’Andrea, Jr. of Everett; brother of Christine Gentile of Revere, Deborah D’Andrea of Cape Cod, Steven D’Andrea of Marshfield, Michael D’Andrea of Kingston and Robert D’Andrea of Medford and loving grandfather of Abigael, Olivia and Connor McCabe.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.

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