Obituaries 05-15-2013

Edwin Nicholas

International Laborers Union Retiree

Edwin F. Nichols of Winthrop, formerly of Revere, died on May 7 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers following a long illness. He was 81 years old.

Born and raised in Boston, he moved to Revere as a young man and spent 41 years in Revere before moving to Winthrop 13 years ago. Most of his working career was spent as a laborer with the Laborers International Union – Local 22 of Malden. He retired at 64 years of age.

He and his wife, Jean E. (Meaney) Nichols (who died in February of 2008) were active members for several years of the former St. Anthony’s Band, Revere, sharing the role as band manager. He was also a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks.

Mr. Nichols was the devoted father of Paul E. Nichols and his wife, Linda of Everett, David J. Nichols and his wife, Daphne of Littleton and Brian G. Nichols and his wife, Nicole of Swampscott. He was the cherished grandfather of Ryan P., Kelly L. and Mary Catherine Nichols, Sydney E., Camron M., Vienna M. and Garrett B. Nichols; the dear brother of Robert Nichols and his wife, Mary of Rumson, New Jersey and the late Donald M. Nichols. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Private burial will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Seasons Hospice Foundation, 8537 Solution Center, Chicago, Ill 60677 ( Please visit: for additional information.

Donald Albert Terminiello, Sr.

Of Everett

Donald Albert Terminiello, Sr. of Everett died on May 10.

He was the beloved long time partner of Jeanne Beaudet; loving father of Donald Albert Terminiello, Jr. and Lisa Terminiello; loving brother of Paul and is also survived by three loving grandchildren: Thomas and Alexander Terminiello and Christina O’Brien.

His Funeral will be from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett today, Wednesday, May 15 at 10:30 a.m. Services will begin in the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Complimentary valet parking at Main Street entrance. Donations in Donald’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Nicolas D’Onofrio

Of Malden

Nicolas D’Onofrio of Malden died on May 10.

He was the beloved husband of the late Maria (Bottini); loving father of Phyllis Guglielmi and her husband, Fulvio of Malden and brother of the late Theresa DiCesare. He is also survived by two loving grandchildren, Diane Carriglio and her husband, Fred of Wilmington and Steven Guglielmi of Malden, and two great-grandchildren, Gabriella and Arianna Carriglio, as well as a niece, Ani Paez and her family.

His Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett today, Wednesday, May 15 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Malden at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Entombment will be at Holy Cross Mausoleum in Malden. Rocco – Carr – Henderson 1-877-71ROCCO

Eleanor Christopher

Worked at East Boston Savings Bank in Revere

Eleanor M. (Ferrante) Christopher of Revere, formerly of Everett, died on May 8.

Eleanor worked at the East Boston Savings Bank in Revere and was the beloved wife of John P. Christopher with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. She was the loving mother of Colonel John Paul Christopher, US Marine Corps and his wife, Valeria of North Carolina, Robin Crane and her husband, Matthew of Pennsylvania and the late Cheryl Ann Christopher; dear sister of the late Joseph Ferrante; cherished grandmother of August and Gianna Crane.

Her funeral and services were private with arrangements by Vazza Funeral Home, Revere. For online guest book, visit:

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