October 13, 1944 ~ June 27, 2022
Edward J. Dimond, 77, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 27.
A US Air Force veteran, he was the beloved husband of the late Marie (Pizzuto) Dimond, the loving father of Michelle and her husband, Matthew, Brian and his wife, Nicole, Nicole and her husband, Brian P. and Darnielle and her fiancé, Ryan; cherished grandfather of Amber, Macayla, Ashleigh, Sydnee, Alyssa, Erin, Zachary, Kloey, Chelsi and Mckenna and brother of Kathy Venzia, Steven Dimond, Larry Dimond and the late Louis Dimond. Edward is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great- nephews and good friends.
His funeral was held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett on Tuesday, July 12 followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, Everett. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For more information, please visit www.roccofuneralhome.com.
Retired Insurance Adjuster and Permanent Catholic Deacon
Deacon Thomas W. Marchant of Wakefield, formerly of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 10 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was 90 years old.
Born in Brighton, Tom lived in Everett for many years before settling in Wakefield these last few years. He worked as an insurance adjuster prior to retirement.
On May 22, 1976, Thomas was ordained in the first class as a Permanent Deacon with the Archdiocese of Boston. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving honorably during the Korean Conflict.
He was the son of the late Thomas T.J. and Marie (Boudreau) Marchant, beloved husband of Beatrice M. (Cassie) for over 69 years; dear and devoted father of Thomas L. and his wife, Donna of Wakefield, Diane Grenham and her husband, James and Michele Marchant Taylor and her husband, Daniel, all of Wakefield, Michael and his wife, Susan of Chelmsford, Joseph and his wife, Cindy and Paul and his wife, Christine, all of Everett; brother of Phyllis Drinkwater of Andover and the late Mary Mangene; loving Papa of Jenna, Alyssa, Matthew, Ryan, Kristen, Samantha, Emily, Michael, Robert, Jacob, Sebastian, Charlotte and the late Danielle and Kevin and Great-Papa of Timothy, Avery, Jack, Nolan, Ella, Cameron, Aedan, Isabella, Gianna and Kora.
Deacon Thomas will lie in repose in his beloved and devoted parish, St. Anthony Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett, Thursday, July 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. His concelebrated Funeral Mass will be on Friday, July 15 at 2 p.m. A private family burial will take place on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Deacon Tom’s memory to St. Anthony’s Church would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett 617.387.3120