Obituaries 04-01-2020

George O’Keefe

Long Time International Sales and Marketing Executive

George R. O’Keefe of Revere, formerly of Everett, 67, died on March 26 after a brief battle with cancer.  

George loved his family dearly and would do anything for them. He was a graduate of ITT Tech. He had a long career as an International sales and marketing executive of OEM equipment used in ocean exploration and research.  George enjoyed traveling with family and friends.

The beloved husband of Marilyn (Visconti), he was born in Everett on December 4, 1952 to the late James and Janet (Beattie).  He was the devoted father of Justin O’Keefe and his partner, Sarah Evensen of Palo Alto, CA and the late Jason O’Keefe, cherished brother of John P. O’Keefe of Boxford, Richard M. O’Keefe of Merrimack, NH, the late James J. O’Keefe Jr. of Hudson, the late Margaret O’Neil of Stoneham and the late Janet Cannon of Seattle, WA ; dear brother-in law to Michael Matrinko and his wife, Cheryl of Revere.  He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  

In accordance with the CDC, Mass. Department of Public Health, Archdiocese of Boston guidelines and local restrictions on gatherings and congregations due to COVID-19, a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Cancer Center,  330 Brookline Ave, MA 02215.  Arrangements entrusted to the  Paul Buonfiglio & Sons – Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. For guest book, please visit

Steven Mandolese

Long Time Mechanic

Steven “Steve” Mandolese of Barnstead, NH, formerly of Everett, died on March 28, 2020 at the age of 64.  

 Steve was a mechanic for many years and enjoyed countless hours working on his own cars.  When he wasn’t working on cars, you could find him on the lake or pond with a line in the water.  He would do anything for his family and relished the time he spent with his granddaughter.

Born in Revere on January 24, 1956 to Juliette (Dotolo) and the late Robert Mandolese Sr.,  he was the beloved husband of Deborah “Debbie” (Dimeo), devoted father of Ignazio Falcone and his significant other, Angela of Manchester NH,  Cassaundra Lopez of New Windsor, NY, Kevin Mandolese of Saugus and Jen Mandolese of Rochester, NH; cherished grandfather of Izabela Falcone; dear brother of Robert “Bob” Mandolese, Jr. and his wife, Cathy of North Andover, Deborah “Debbie” Mandolese of Everett and the late Diane Mandolese.  He is also survived by his loving, extended family and his adored cats, Raja and Jasmine.  

In accordance with the CDC, Mass. Department of Public Health, Archdiocese of Boston guidelines and local restrictions on gatherings and congregations due to COVID-19, all services will be privately held.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ASPCA, 424 East 92nd St, New York, NY 10128 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105.  For guest book please visit

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