Alfred Capone, Jr.
Of Everett and East Boston
Alfred A. Capone, Jr. of Everett and East Boston died on January 5.
He was the beloved husband of Virginia (Shea) Capone and devoted father of Marisa Shea Capone and son of the late Alfred and Mary (Hock) Capone, Sr.; loving brother of Ann Marie Davies and her husband, Paul of Andover and Florence DiPietro and her husband, Ross of Swampscott. He is also survived by a cherished niece, several nephews and cousins.
His Funeral will be held from the Murphy O’Hara Funeral Home, 519 Broadway, Everett on Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Al’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Retired Prison Superintendent
William N. Quealy of Middleton, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on January 2 in the Continuing Care Unit at Brooksby Village in Peabody. He was 79 years old.
He was born in Everett and lived here for most of his life. Bill and his wife, Marsha relocated to the Ferncroft Towers these last few years. They also enjoyed their summers at their Lebanon, Maine home.
Bill, who held a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, was the retired superintendent at the Middlesex County House of Correction and Deputy Superintendent at the Suffolk House of Correction. He was the beloved husband of Marsha I. (DeSimone); dear and devoted father of Allison Quealy Heintz and her husband, Derek of Lynnfield; brother of Mary Whelan and her late husband, John of Everett, Ellen Philbin of Malden and the late G. Ann Quealy, Patricia Breau and John and Alan Quealy and the loving grandfather of Nicholas and Lucas Heintz.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Services concluded in Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in William’s memory to the Massachusetts General Hospital Parkinson’s Research Fund #201523, 125 Nashua St., Ste. 540, Boston, MA 02114 would be sincerely appreciated.
Frances B. “Bonnie” (Sullivan) Giantonio of Everett entered into rest on January 5 in Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. She was 91 years old.
Born in Boston, Bonnie lived in Everett for many years and was a secretary for SBLI retiring after 35 of service.
The beloved wife of the late Anthony Giantonio, she was the dear and devoted mother of John J. Giantonio and his wife, Sally of Sandwich, the late Anthony L. Giantonio and his surviving wife, Anne of Revere, Edward M. Giantonio of Everett, Judith Anne Cryan and her husband, Joseph of Wilmington and the late James F. Giantonio; sister of William Sullivan and his wife, Joan of S. Weymouth and Joan Bangs and her husband, Richard of Winthrop She was predeceased by seven siblings and was the dear sister-in-law of Dolly Cardello of Everett; the loving grandmother of Candice L., Alex A., James A., Jessica A., Angelique F. and Julian E. Giantonio. Bonnie is also survived by several loving nieces and by many dear cousins in Canada.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bonnie’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett on Thursday, January 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. Her funeral will be held from the funeral home on Friday at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Francis de Sales Church, 313 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in Bonnie’s memory to St. Francis de Sales Church “Building Fund”, 303 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown, MA 02129 would be sincerely appreciated.
John ‘Jack’ Whalen
Retired MDC Police Officer
John R. “Jack” Whalen of Everett died unexpectedly of an aggressive cancer on January 3 in the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Roxbury. He was 84 years old.
Jack was born in Chelsea and lived in Everett for most of his life. He earned an Associate Degree from Northeastern University and was a police officer, retiring from the Metropolitan District Commission Police Department. Jack served honorably in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Retired Association of Metropolitan Police and the Sagamore Club.
The beloved husband of Mary C. (Quealy) for over 59 years, he was the dear and devoted father of Michael J. Whalen of Boston, Mary Margaret Erickson and her husband, Barry of Everett, Elizabeth A. Whalen of Wakefield and Clare E. Maggio and her husband, Anthony of Salem, NH; brother of the late Walter and Thomas Whalen, Winifred Severance, Lorraine Krinopoulos and Rita Lynn and the loving grandfather of Laurelle Farrell, Kristin Erickson Scott, Katelyn Erickson, Christopher Erickson, Cameron Erickson, Courtney Erickson, Riesa Maggio and Michael Maggio.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment with military honors was at Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in John’s memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 would be sincerely appreciated.