Obituaries 12-16-2010

Patricia Ann Tourigney

Of California, formerly of Everett

Patricia Ann Tourigney, a nine year resident of Sun City Palm Desert, California, died at Eisenhower Medical Center on Tuesday, November 30 following an eight month battle with complications following April surgery. She was 68 years old.

She was a beloved wife, daughter, sister, and friend. She was born on May 28, 1942 in Everett to the late Harry J. Rocco and Eva (Melone) Rocco. A graduate of Everett High School, she worked for Kraft Foods for 30 years. She married Donald R. Tourigney in 1992 and the couple moved to Palm Desert in 2001, fully engaged in life as retirees.

She was known for her beautiful smile, her statuesque grace, and her love of adventure. She was game for any new experience or fun event; if Italian food was included, all the better. She knew how to organize anything, and had a knack for making order out of chaos. She has been a member of the Performing Arts Club, Boomers & Friends, Lady Putters, Lady Nine Holers, and Bunco Babes.

She is survived by her husband, Donald R. Tourigney, Palm Desert, CA; her mother, Eva Rocco of Burbank, CA; her sister Virginia L. Durkin and her husband, James Mentel, of South Pasadena, CA; her brothers Harry J. Rocco of Las Vegas, NV; and Joseph Rocco and his wife, Diane, of Rehoboth, MA.

She will be greatly missed by all who loved her, and admired for her bravery and determination to regain her life. Internment services next week will be private. A Celebration of Life will be held after the holidays, date and time to be determined. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Sacred Heart Church, 43-775 Deep Canyon Road, Palm Desert, CA 92260. To view and sign guestbook, please visit:

Jeanne Lyman

Everett resident

Jeanne Lyman of Everett died on December 5.

She was the loving mother of James and Robyn Lorance; grandmother of Noel, James, and Frankie; sister of Dorothy Murray of Florida, William of Maine and Pauline Capra of Centerville and the late Donna Luongo, and Ruth DeFlumeri.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Murphy O’Hara Funeral Home, Everett.

June Amigo

Malden resident

June (Leffler) Amigo of Malden died on December 4 after a struggle with cancer.

She was the beloved wife of Alfred “Al” Amigo and loving mother of Alfred Jr. and his wife, Denise, of Vermont, Elizabeth Dischino and her husband, Daniel, of Malden and Andrew and his wife, Ruth, of Gloucester. She is survived by her eight loving grandchildren; Alfred “AJ” III, John, Daniel, Isabell, Andrew, Isaac, Abigail and Eli; her loving brothers Ernest and Anthony Leffler and sister, Janet Guliano.

Arrangements were by the Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Home. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Zakim Center, C/O Dana Farber, 44 Binney St, Boston, 02115.

Marion Lenora Tuck

Former Everett resident

Marion Lenora (Flight) Tuck, formerly of Middleton, Everett and Punta Gorda, Florida, died peacefully on December 7 at Radius Healthcare Center in Danvers with her family by her side. She was 82 years old.

The beloved wife of 51 years to the late Lester Tuck and the daughter of the late John and Alice Flight, she was also the sister of the late Maxwell and Harold Flight and Olga Fraser. She was the loving mother of Deborah Carlberg and her husband, Robert, of Melrose, Stephen Tuck and his wife, Cynthia, of Randolph, Rhonda Hitron and her husband, Thomas, of Wesley Chapel, Florida and Darlene Buonopane and her husband, Pasquale, of Middleton. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Many thanks to all her caregivers at Spectrum Beverly, Elder Services of N S & Radius Danvers.

Funeral arrangements were by the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, Danvers. Burial was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. On line guestbook at In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Elder Services Plan of the North Shore, Attn: Elizabeth Agnes, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 166, Beverly, Ma 01915

John ‘Larry’ Savage Jr.

South Dennis resident

John L. “Larry” Savage Jr. of S. Dennis, formerly of Malden, died on December 8.

He was the beloved husband of Odilia C. “Tillie” (Tramondozzi) of S. Dennis; cherished father of John L. III and his wife, Paula J. Savage, of Middleton, Theresa E Brown and Francis K. II of Malden, Mark D. and Paulette B. Savage of Burlington, Denise M. Savage of Lynnfield, Richard M. and Anne-Marie Savage of Malden, Gary P. and Kimberley H. Savage of Winchester, and Eric M. and Deirdre J. Savage of Wakefield; cherished nephew of Marie Crowley-Reynolds of Centerville; devoted brother of Ernest Savage of Oregon, Arthur Savage of Ipswich, Francis Savage of Everett, and Rita V. Rich of Lowell; loving grandfather of 16. He is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, Malden. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Memorial donations may be made to the JDRF, 60 Walnut Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. For obituary:

Lillian Barrasso

Everett resident

Lilliam C. (Lombardo) Barrasso of Everett died on December 3.

She was the beloved mother of Paul Barrasso of Revere and Steven Barrasso and his wife, Lorraine, of New Hampshire; devoted daughter of the late Paul and Ann (Nisco) Lombardo and is also survived by many loving cousins and family friends.

Funeral arrangements were by The Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society , 30 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701.

Patrick Michael Ryan

Former Everett High Football Player

Patrick Michael Ryan of Everett, died suddenly on December 12 in Malden.  He was 25 years old.

Born in Malden on July 10, 1985, he was raised in Everett and graduated from Everett High School where he excelled on the Everett High football team.  He was a natural athlete who enjoyed playing all sports and was well known for his success on the football field.  He loved karate and enjoyed coaching children’s karate classes.  His family will always lovingly remember him as a kind and warmhearted person.

He was the dear son of Careylu Brown and the late Michael Ryan; devoted brother of Shannon O’Connor of Odessa, Florida, C.J. O’Connor of Bridgewater, and the late Rachel Ryan; loving nephew of Rosalita Russell of Sanbornville, NH, Mary Ryan-Hodge and her husband, Ron, of Salem, NH, Ellen Babson and her husband, Ronnie, of Malden, Aggie Haverty and her husband, Mel, of Groveland, Donna Nicoletti of Nashua, NH, and Toni Nicoletti of Stoneham; loving cousin of David Russell, Sean Babson, Tracea Russell, Brian Babson, Kelly Bartalini, Shannon Haverty-LaPointe, Rhonda Hodge, Kaytie Haverty, Bree-Anna Nicoletti, Caleigh Russell, Nolan Michael Mallett.

His Funeral will be held from the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., Melrose on Thursday, December 16 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, Everett at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.  Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  For directions, online tribute or to send a condolence, visit

Rose Pesce

Everett resident

Rose M. (DiBattista) Pesce of Everett died on December 12.

She was the loving wife of the late Joseph F. Pesce; loving

mother of Joseph F. Pesce and his wife, Linda, of Winchester, Phillip J. Pesce and his wife, Betsy, of Medford, and Mary Ann Choate and her husband, Tobey, of Weston.  She is also survived by her six loving grandchildren Stephanie,

Christopher, Jessica Rose and Michael Pesce, and Samuel and Harrison Choate. She was the beloved sister of the late Gino and Eleanor DiBattista and is survived by

her sisters-in-law Yola Mangerian, Nina Brooks and Phyllis Pesce.

Her Funeral will be held at the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett  on Saturday, December 18 at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, 118

High Street, Medford at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Visiting hours are Friday only from 4 to 8 p.m.  Donations in her memorymay be made to the Music Ministry, St. Joseph’s Church, Medford.

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