Obituaries 09-11-2019

Janet Golini

Hallmark Health Retiree

Janet C. (Micarelli) Golini of Everett entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Sept. 8 in the Exeter Hospital.   She was 77 years old.

Born in Melrose, Janet lived in Everett for most of her life.  She retired from Hallmark Health having worked in accounts payable for many years.

The beloved wife of Charles H. “Chuck” Ames and the late Samuel Golini, she was the devoted daughter of the late Catherine (D’Angelo) and James Micarelli; dear and devoted mother of  Brenda Lyons and her husband, Stephen of Newmarket, NH and Donald Golini and his wife, Tracey of Durham, NH; sister of James Micarelli and his wife, Connie of Oregon and loving grandmother of Samuel, Nicholas and Catherine Golini and Samantha, Alexandra and Stephanie Lyons.  Janet is also survived by Chuck’s children: Kelly Ames of N. Andover, Charles and Vanessa Ames of Houston, TX, Tammy Ames of Denver, CO and Brian Ames of Las Vegas, NV and their families. 

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Janet’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett,  Friday, Sept.13   from 4 to 8 p.m. Her funeral will be from the funeral home on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett, at 10 a.m.  Interment services are private.  Contributions in Janet’s memory to Boston University Amyloidosis Center, Amyloid Research Fund, c/o Dr. Shayna Sarosiek, 72 East Concord Street, K503, Boston, MA 02118 would be sincerely appreciated.  Parking with attendants on duty.

John Edward Dolan

Retired Everett Educator and School Administrator

John Edward Dolan of Chelsea passed away suddenly Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 3 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 70 years old. 

Born and raised in Everett, the son of the late Joseph and Alice (Doyle) Dolan, John attended Everett Public Schools and graduated from Everett High School, Class of 1967. After high school, John received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maine.  He later attended Cambridge College to receive his Master’s Degree in Education.  

As a young man, John began his teaching career within the Everett Public School System.  He taught History and Civics as a high school teacher.  John furthered his education when he received his Master’s Degree in Administration of Education from Salem State College.  

Throughout his professional career, John became the principal of various Everett elementary schools.  He finished his career as Principal of the George Keverian School on Nichols Street in Everett.  John retired after dedicating over 30 years of service to the Everett Public School Department.  

In addition to teaching, John also enjoyed basketball.  He was the past basketball coach for Everett High School.  

A longtime Chelsea resident, he and his wife, Dorothy A. (Gormley) Dolan settled in Chelsea where they raised their three children.   John was an avid Boston sports fan and enjoyed spending time with old friends in Maine.  

During his retirement, John especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and enjoying his family at their summer home in New Hampshire.  He will be greatly missed by all who love him and his extended family at the Everett School Department.

He was the beloved husband of Dorothy A. (Gormley) Dolan of Chelsea, with whom he shared 46 years of marriage; devoted father of Christine D. Lightburn and her husband, Jim of Andover, John E. Dolan and his wife, Clarissa of New York and Denise Hatem and her husband, Justin of New Hampshire; brother of the late Peter Dolan; brother-in-law of William Gormley of Saugus, Diane Wood of Everett and Rosemary Dolan of Melrose.  He is also lovingly survived by four grandchildren: Maggie and Ally Lightburn of Andover, Riley and Joseph Dolan of New York and by many nieces and nephews.   

Relatives and friends gathered for visiting hours at the Carafa Family Funeral Home in Chelsea on Saturday, September 7.   John’s Funeral Service immediately followed visiting hours.   Interment private.   In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to JDRF, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004 or on-line at

Anthony Medugno

Of Everett

Anthony C. “Tony” Medugno of Everett died on Aug. 31.

The son of the late Nicholas and Matilda (Cataldo), he was the brother of Nicholas Medugno of Everett and the late Marie Lefave and is also survived by two nieces and three nephews.  

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For more information: 1-877-71-ROCCO or

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