Obituaries 12-09-2020

Lisa Morris

Former Printer at Alden Haulk Inc.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Saturday, December 12, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere for Lisa E. (Belloise) Morris, 50, a longtime Everett resident, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 25 at the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital – Everett.  A Funeral Service will immediately follow the visitation in the Funeral Home at 2:30 p.m.

Face masks must be worn at all times and social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the Funeral Home to allow others to enter.

Lisa was born in Malden and was raised and educated in Everett. She worked in the printing business for most of her life and at Alden Haulk Inc. for over 10 years where she wore many hats. She worked in printing until she was no longer able to due to her declining health.

Lisa’s favorite thing to do was to be with her family, it did not matter the occasion. The time she shared with her family is what she treasured the most.

One of Lisa’s favorite hobbies was to draw, and she did it very well. She also had a deep interest in Lighthouses. She will be remembered for all the good times and the love she shared with her family.

The beloved daughter of Richard Morris of Braintree and the late Graceann M. Belloise, she was the loving mother of Stephanie M. Falzone and her fiancé, Jorge Figueroa and Mark A. Falzone, Jr., all of Everett; cherished grandmother of Nevaeh, Jadeilyn and Zaleia; dear sister of Richard Morris and his wife, Melissa of Whitman and Joshua Belloise of Everett. She is also lovingly survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Interment will be held privately. Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals.

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Michael Semertgakis

US Postal Service Retiree

Michael A. Semertgakis of Cocoa Beach, FL, formerly of Everett, entered into eternal rest unexpectedly on Sunday, December 6 in the Cambridge Health Alliance-Everett.  He was 73 years old.

 Born in Boston, Michael lived in Everett for many years and recently in Cocoa Beach, Florida.  He retired from the United States Postal Service as maintenance manager, was a member and Past Commodore of the Winthrop Yacht Club, a member of the Florida Lodge of Elks and the American Legion.  Michael also served in the Army Reserve.  

The beloved husband of Sally B. (Caso) for over 51 years, he was the loving son of Helen (DeAmelio) and the late Constantine Semertgakis of Everett. dear and devoted father of Danae Cardello and her husband, Michael of Peabody and Michael A. Semertgakis, Jr. of Everett; dear brother of John Semertgakis of Everett and the late Mark Semertgakis and cherished grandfather of Sean, Kristina and the late MJ. Cardello. 

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Michael’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett, today, Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. with a funeral home service to follow at 11 a.m. COVID-19 protocols must be adhered to: face coverings, social distancing, etc. Interment private.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Michael’s memory to would be sincerely appreciated.  Parking with attendants on duty.

David Michael Palangi

 Retired Civil Engineer, Property Manager and Great Environmentalist

David Michael Palangi passed away Saturday, December 5 with his sister by his side at their home in South Hadley, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  He was 71 years old.

Born and raised in Everett, the son of the late Adam M. and Lena M. (DeBiase) Palangi,  David attended Everett Public Schools and graduated from Everett High School with the Class of 1967.  After high school, David attended UMass Amherst and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.  He pursued his career in engineering at Farmer Engineering.  David retired at an early age due to a medical condition that required weekly care.  He later became a property manager for multiple properties he owned over the years.  David also worked for a number of years at the US Post Office in Hadley.   David was a great environmentalist.  He was a subscriber of The Sierra Club and The Nature Conservancy.  David was an avid kayaker before being diagnosed with cancer in February.  He will be greatly missed by his sister Barbara and by all of his cousins.

David is the beloved brother of Barbara Lee Palangi of South Hadley, loving cousin of Peter Ravanesi, Carol Clark, Bill Ravanesi, Paula Contilli, Linda Carafa, Nancy Stilwell, Monica DeBiase and the late Fred Abbruzzese and nephew of the late Carl and Anna Palangi.           

David’s funeral arrangements will be made at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s memory may be made to The National Kidney Foundation on-line at    We encourage family and friends to visit to offer condolences at this time by means of the online guest book or to send a personalized sympathy card.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Carafa Family Funeral Home in Chelsea.

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