Obituaries 09-08-2021

Marie Vecchia

Graduate of RHS, Class of 1941

Marie Y. (Del Vecchio) Vecchia of Revere, in her 97 th year, passed away peacefully on September 6, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. 

 A graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1941, she was the beloved wife of the late Eugene F. Vecchia Sr. with whom she shared 57 years of marriage, loving mother of Gene and his wife, Tracy, devoted grandmother to Nicholas and his wife, Jennifer and Derek and his girlfriend, Sari; great grandmother of Lorenzo, Owen and her favorite canine, Blu and daughter of the late Euplio and Nicoletta (Fabiano) Del Vecchio.  She was pre deceased by her siblings: James Del Vecchio, Florance Reedy, Anthony Del Vecchio, Benjamin Del Vecchio,and Edith Silvestri and survived by her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Frank and Rose Vecchia and many nieces and nephews. 

A visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio &  Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St,  Revere on Friday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by a Prayer Service in the Funeral Home at 12 Noon.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marie’s name to the Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living, 240 Lynnfield St, Peabody, MA 01960. 

Entombment Woodlawn Mausoleum, 302 Elm St, Everett.  For guest book please visit

Elizabeth “Betty” Moynihan

Family was the center of her life and heart

Family and friends attended visiting hours on Tuesday, September 7 in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt.107) Revere for Elizabeth “Betty” (Page) Moynihan, 88, who died peacefully after a brief illness on Tuesday, August 31, Visiting hours were followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Revere and interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett.         

Betty was a Revere native, a proud alumna of the Immaculate Conception High School, Class of 1951 and a late member of the Red Hats.

A  devoted mother and homemaker, she  married John P. Moynihan in 1965 and the couple settled in Everett, where they raised their family. Family was the center of her life and heart. She dearly loved her children. She found an even deeper love and affection when she became a grandmother and great grandmother.

Betty enjoyed traveling with her husband and taking many cruises to different ports around the world. In her younger days growing up in Revere, Betty was once crowned “Roller Skating Champion” at Wonderland, something she was very proud of. She was an avid fan of Jeopardy and enjoyed her crossword puzzles. Both Betty and her husband enjoyed dancing, especially line dancing and dining out. She was a true matriarch of her family, she demonstrated love and importance of family every day.

The beloved wife of 56 years to John P. Moynihan of Everett, she was the loving mother of Diane M. Murray and her husband, Edward of Peabody, Paul J. Moynihan and his wife, Janet of Wilmington, Richard F. Shuman and his wife, Eileen of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Maryhelen Shuman–Groh and her husband, Stephen of Clearwater, FL and John S. Moynihan and his partner, Thomas Lee of Boston; treasured grandmother of Meghan A. Sencabaugh and her husband, Daniel of Peabody, Cate Shuman and her fiancé, Keith of Lewis Center, OH, Elizabeth “Betsy” Shuman of Conway, SC and the late Kerri A. Moynihan; cherished great grandmother of Jed, Lily, Aidan and Kiley and the dear sister of the late Helen Page and Virginia Colameta. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and many cousins.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to City of Everett / Council of Aging, 90 Chelsea St., Everett, MA 02149, Attn. Dale Palma. To send online condolences or for more information, please visit 

 Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals.

Nina Brooks

Lifelong Everett resident

Nina (Pesce) Brooks of Everett entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 4 at her family’s homestead.  She was 92 years old.

Born in Boston, Nina lived in Everett for her whole life.  She worked at Bordens Ice Cream Company as a factory worker before her retirement.

Although Nina and Freddie were never blessed with any children they considered all of their nieces and nephews as their children and treated them as such.

She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick “Freddie” Brooks, EPD, devoted daughter of the late Catherine (Albano) and Antonio Pesce, dear and devoted sister of the late Amaddio Pesce and wife, his Phyllis, James Pesce, and his wife, Virginia, Joseph Pesce  and his wife, Rose, Feo Pesce, Lester Pesce and his wife, Marie, Orlando “Sonny” Pesce and his wife, Shirley,  Natalina Pesce and Yolanda Mangerian and her husband, Humo.  Nina is also survived by many loving and caring nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and treasured friends as well as the living and deceased members of the Brooks Family.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Nina’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett today, Thursday, September 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. Her funeral will be from the funeral home on Friday at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett, at 11 a.m.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Contributions in Nina’s  memory to St. Anthony’s Parish, Everett, MA 02149 would be sincerely appreciated.  

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