Obituaries 04-15-2020

Albert Browne

US Air Force Veteran

Albert H. Browne, 83, passed away on April 11 at the Katzman Family Center for Living in Chelsea. 

A US Air Force veteran, he is survived by his wife, Judith (Wool), his children, Winniefred Waldrip, Gwendolyn Orfan, Albert W and his wife, Angela; his grandchildren: Albert, Brendan, Joshua and Gabriel Browne, Elias and Emmet Orfan and Daniel Waldrip and his great granddaughter, Emily Waldrip. He is also survived by his sister, Diane Helsel and her husband, Richard and his sons-in law, Nick Orfan and Adam Waldrip. 

Services are private with a memorial to be held at a later date.  Donations in his memory may be made to The Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund, website, or mail to   MA COVID-19 Relief Fund c/o Foundation for Business Equity 265 Franklin Street, BOX 304, Boston MA 02110. 

Patricia Cecere

Of Revere

Patricia (Hardick) Cecere of Revere died on April 2 at the age of 87. 

Born in Chelsea on August 18, 1932 to the late Charles Hardick and Naomi (Reynolds) Hardick, she was the beloved wife of the late John Cecere, devoted mother of Patricia Sutherland of Revere, Leonard Cecere of Malden,  Robert Cecere of Chelsea, and the late Mary Cecere; cherished grandmother of Richard Sr, Krista, Stephen, Nicole, Elizabeth and the late Kevin and Matthew; adored great grandmother of John, Richard Jr, Christopher, James and Briana and dear sister of the late Florence “Teeney” and Charlotte.  She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  

In accordance with the gatherings and congregations due to COVID-19, CDC, Mass. Department of Public Health, Archdiocese of Boston guidelines and local restrictions, all services will be privately held.  For guest book, please visit

Paul Harrington

Boston Herald Retiree

Paul J. Harrington of Everett entered into eternal rest on Sunday, April 12, 2020 in the Dexter House Healthcare in Malden after a period of failing health. Paul was 79 years old, just one week shy of his 80th birthday.

Born in Everett, Paul had been a lifelong resident.  He retired from the Boston Herald newspaper as a printer working for over 49 years.  Paul was a member of the Everett Council, Knights of Columbus #97 and the C.W.A. Local # 8 Boston.

He was the son of the late John Harrington and Emma (Giannone), beloved husband of Carol M. (Beauregard) Harrington for over 57 years, dear and devoted father of Linda Cerra and her husband, Paul of Lexington, Paul J. Harrington, Jr. and his wife, Daisy of Florida and Karen Smith and her husband, Chris of Medford; brother of William Harrington and his wife, Beth of Florida and the late John Harrington; loving grandfather of Patrick Harington, Paula Cowen and her husband, Brad, Michael Cerra, Kaleigh Smith, Connor Smith and Meghan Smith and loving great-grandfather of Faith Cowen and Denver Cowen.   

Due to the current restrictions place on all of us because of COVID-19, all services will be held privately for the immediate family and a memorial service will be held when it becomes possible. Arrangements by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett, 617.387.3120.

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