Obituaries 07-18-2018

Silvio Fallavollita

Market Forge retiree and quintessential

“Family Man”

Silvio Fallavollita of Everett passed away on Tuesday, July 10 at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center following a brief illness.

Born and raised in the Corfino section of Abruzzi, Italy, he came to live in Everett as a young man and he and his stunningly beautiful wife, made their home in Everett for 51 years. He had a proud and interesting career as a Master Welder for Market Forge Corporation of Everett for 35 years before retiring.

His caring and devoted family were at the pinnacle of his concern and life. He was indeed the quintessential “Family Man.” He was the beloved and faithful husband of 50 years to Annamaria (Colangelo) Fallavollita,  the cherished father to Maria Teresa Fallavollita and her companion, A.J. of Malden, Luisa Johnson and her

husband, Somerville Police Officer Steven Johnson of Stoneham, Anthony Fallavollita and his fiancé, Melodyof Sanford, Florida, Clara Fallavollita and Michael S. Fallavollita, both of Everett; the adored grandfather of Christina, Stephanie, Louis, John, Jessica, Anthony, Steven and Julianna; the dear brother of Matilda Pugliares and her husband, Rosario, Marisa Cavallo and her husband, Franco, all of Somerville, Rita Stella and her husband, Joseph of North Andover and the late Palmina Evangelista. He is also lovingly survived by two great grandsons, Elvis and Jordan, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For additional information, please visit

James ‘Jim’ Celata

US Air Force retiree

James L. “Jim” Celata, Ret. U.S. Air Force of Florida, fomerly of Everett, died on July 7.

James was a retired 20 year Senior Master Sergeant U.S. Air Force and also served in Vietnam.

He was the beloved son of the late Alfred and Josephine (Filadoro) Celata, loving brother of Dolores Domenichello and her husband, Robert, and Lucianne McEachern and her husband, Bob, as well as the late Anthony Celata. He is survived by many loving nephews and nieces and great nephews and great nieces.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Donations in James’ memory may be made to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02130. For more information: 1-877-71-ROCCO

Helen Fleet

Retired Shreve, Crump and Low

switchboard operator

Helen M. (Sweeney) Fleet of Saugus, formerly of Everett, entered into rest unexpectedly, July 15 in the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was 83 years old.

Born in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston, Helen lived in Everett for most of her life before settling in Saugus with her daughter, Donna.  She worked for Shreve, Crump and Low Jewelry Company in Boston as a switchboard operator for nearly 40 years.

She was the beloved wife of the late M. James Fleet; dear and devoted mother of Susan E. Kelly and her husband, William of Rowley and Donna L. Frati and her husband, Thomas of Saugus; dear sister of Donna L. Harrill and her husband, James W. of Westford, Barbara A MacDonald of Canton, Nancy L. Sweeney of Hudson and the late Shirley L. Latham and Edward A. Sweeney and loving grandmother of Allison and Samantha Kelly and Thomas and Christina Frati.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Helen’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett on  Friday, July 20 from 4 to 8 p.m.  Her funeral will be from the funeral home on Saturday  at 9 a.m.  followed by her funeral service in the First Baptist Church of Malden, 493 Main St., Malden at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Helen’s memory to the First Baptist Church of Malden would be sincerely appreciated.   Parking with attendants on duty.

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