Obituaries 08-02-2017

Margaret Paci

Retired seamstress

Margaret (DiRomano) Paci of Cocoa Beach, FL, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on May 28, only one day after celebrating her 92nd birthday.

Born in Italy, Margaret lived in Everett for many years before making Cocoa Beach her permanent residence.

A seamstress by profession, she was the beloved wife of the late Vincent Paci, the dear and devoted mother of Salvatore Paci and his wife, Kimberly, of Revere and Mary Panzini and her husband, Thomas, of Cocoa Beach, FL; sister of Maria Vitale, Lena Amorelli and Filippo DiRomano, all of Italy. Margaret is also survived by five loving grandchildren and nine loving great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Margaret’s Memorial Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett, Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m. Entombment was in Woodlawn Cemetery Community Mausoleum, Everett. Contributions in Margaret’s memory to the charity of one’s choice would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements are by: Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett.

Charles Malta, Jr.

Retired Everett teacher

Charles Malta, Jr., a lifelong resident of Everett, entered into rest on July 18 in the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Cambridge after being in failing health. He was 87 years old.

Born in Everett and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, Charlie was a teacher with the Everett Public School system from 1961 until 1994, retiring with over 33 years of service in the school system.

He was the beloved husband of 63 years of Rose E. (Pace); dear son of the late Charles and Grace (Cibelli) Malta; dear and devoted father of Debra Collins and her husband, Ralph of Litchfield, NH and Charles W. Malta, DDS and his wife, Pam of Saugus; brother of A. William Malta of S. Weymouth, George Malta of Malden, Marie Abbatinozzi of Everett and the late Constance Brown; loving grandfather of Elizabeth Butts and her husband, Patrick and Vincent Vassallo and loving great-grandfather of Oona Butts.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment with Marine Corps Military Honors was in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Contributions in Charles’ memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 would be sincerely appreciated.

Edward Anthony

Everett Police Department retiree

Edward J. Anthony of Everett passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, July 27, in the Morton Hospital in Taunton. He was 93 years old.

Edward, who was married for 64 years to the late Angelina Mary (Ragucci) Anthony of the Village section of Everett, was born in Chelsea, the son of the late Norman James Anthony of Massachusetts and Vincenza Mary (Cardone) of Italy.

He grew up in Malden and graduated from Malden High School before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. Edward was a gunners first mate on the USS Riddle and served in the Pacific in World War II. He received many honors including the World War II Victory Medal, the American Theater Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon One Star and the Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon Seven Stars.

After serving in the Navy, he returned to marry Angelina Mary (Ragucci) and then joined the Everett Police Department. He received several commendations from the department before retiring after 32 years of serving and protecting the citizens of Everett. Edward enjoyed spending time with his family, stamp collecting, coin collecting and traveling.

He is survived by his loving daughters: Rose Hauser and her husband, Robert of Everett and Norma Jane Anthony (Wong) of Taunton.  He was the brother of Albert Anthony of California and the late George Anthony; loving papa of Robert John Hauser, Jr., Edward Anthony Hauser, Kenneth C. Wong and his wife, Cecilia and Kimberly Angelina Alves and her husband, David and  the great papa of Robert John Hauser, III, Alexander James Wong and Tyler Louis Alves.

Funeral arrangements were by The Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was private.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Edward’s memory to the Boston Children’s Hospital, 25 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02215 or to the MSPCA  350 South Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130 would be sincerely appreciated.

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