Obituaries 11-04-2015

Brenda Eileen Flynn

Retired Everett teacher

Brenda Eileen Flynn of Stoneham, a former longtime resident of Everett and Malden, entered into rest unexpectedly on October 25 in the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 65 years old.

Brenda was a retired teacher in the City of Everett School System, former Chairman of the Malden Redevelopment Authority, Board of Commissioners, Past President of her Jackson College of Tufts University Alumni Association, was a very active member of the Zonta Club of Malden. Born in Malden, Brenda lived in Everett for most of her life. In later years, Brenda settled back in the family home in Stoneham. She was a graduate of Jackson College of Tufts University, receiving her Master’s Degree in Education.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Mildred M. (Sullivan) and John M. Flynn; dear and devoted sister of John S. “Jack” Flynn of Malden and Kathleen M. “Kathie” Luciano and her husband, Joseph J. of Melrose.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in Brenda’s memory to the charity of one’s choice would be sincerely appreciated.

Edward Brogna

GE retiree

Edward P. Brogna, a lifelong Everett resident, passed away on October 26. He was 87 years old.

Ed was a US Air Force Korean War veteran. He retired from GE and was a longtime member of Danvers Fish and Game Club.

He was the beloved husband of Nicoletta (DiCarlo) Brogna; loving father of Linda Martin and her husband, Bob, Ralph Brogna and his wife, Leslie, Deborah Krudop, Donna Addonizio and her husband, Anthony; cherished grandfather of Michele McKeever, Samantha Martin, Frank Coppola, Anthony Coppola and Janae Krudop. He is also survived by four dear great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett.  Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In his memory, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For online guestbook, visit

Carmen Rauseo Caprio

Long time member of  Christopher Columbus High School staff;  woman of elegance and style who set high goals and standards for herself

and her children

Carmen Rauseo Caprio of Juno Beach, Florida, passesd away on October 23  in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida after a brief illness. She was 92 years young.

She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Louis William Caprio, Sr. of Revere and the daughter of the late Angelo and Michelena Rauseo of East Boston. She is survived by her loving son, Louis William Caprio, Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth of Miami, Florida and was a devoted mother to the late Lucille DiFlumeri of Revere and the late Robert Caprio of Coral Springs, Fflorida. Carmen was one of 11 siblings and is survived only by her dear sister, Margaret Tripoli of Peabody. Carmen was loved and loved all her grandchildren: Christopher Di Flumeri and his wife, Nicole, Keith Caprio and his wife, Agatha, Kenneth Caprio, Danielle Caprio, Ashley Porcaro and her husband, Steven, Tye Ridolfi and Sinclaire Caprio. Carmen also enjoyed the time she was able to spend with her great-grandchildren: Madelyn Schmidt, Sierra Di Flumeri, Ruthie Sullivan and Dominic Caprio.

Carmen was born in Boston and was an honors graduate of Boston Latin High School. In addition to raising three children, she was a long time member of the school staff at Christopher Columbus High School in Boston’s North End. Carmen lived in the Boston area for 75 years before moving to Boca Raton permanently in 2002, then she relocated again in 2008 to The Waterford Community in Juno Beach, FL, where she lived the remainder of her years. She was an active member of her church and community while living in Boston and continued that commitment in Florida right up to the last month of her life.

Carmen’s commitment to her family, her faith and God supported and carried her through to her very last days. She was a woman of elegance and style, who set high goals and standards for herself and expected no less from her children.

A Mass celebrating Carmen’s life will be held at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church in Revere on Saturday, November 14 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carmen’s memory to the Franciscan Mission Associates, 274-280 West Lincoln Ave, P.O. Box 598, Mt. Vernon, NY 10551. Attn: Ms. Madeline Bonnici /Executive Director. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carmen’s memory to the Franciscan Mission Associates, 274-280 West Lincoln Ave, P.O. Box 598, Mt. Vernon, NY 10551. Attn: Ms. Madeline Bonnici /Executive Director.

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