Obituaries 08-22-2012

Ann Hudson

Of Saugus, Formerly of Everett

Ann M. (Vigliotti) Hudson of Saugus, formerly of Revere and Everett, died on August 18.

She was the beloved wife of the late John E.; devoted mother of Joyce M. Hudson of Saugus, John E. Hudson, Jr. and his wife, Sharon Snuffer of Texas; loving grandmother of Joshua E. Hudson and his wife, Sarah of Arizona; cherished great grandmother of Asher Hudson; dear sister of the late Marie Rappa, Vincenzo Vigliotti, Lena Beatrice and Louise Pennington and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held in The Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere today, Wednesday, August 22 at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the charity of your choice. For guest book please visit

James Maltais

Vermont Resident

James E. Maltais of Salisbury, VT died unexpectedly on August 14 at his home. He was 52 years old.

“Jimmy,” who graduated from Everett High School,  became a butcher by trade and co-owned “The Meat Shop” of Everett with his brother Billy. He was also employed by Star Market and Shaw’s grocery stores. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Chelsea and enjoyed boating and spending time with his family and friends.

Born on January 13, 1960 in Revere, he was the son of the late William E. and Valma E. (Dwire) Maltais. He is survived by his siblings: his twin sister, Jane McCormick of Melrose, Michelle Roccia of Lynnfield and Priscilla Cooper and her husband, Steve of Natick, Billy Maltais of Newbury, Richard Maltais and his wife, Faustina of Saugus and Kenny Maltais and his wife, Diane of Billerica. He is also survived by 13 nieces and nephews and numerous cousins.

His Funeral was held at the First Congregational Church,  Chelsea. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the Hope Lodge, 237 East Avenue Burlington, VT 05401. Arrangements were entrusted to the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home. Online condolences at

Mary Correnti

Of Andover, formerly of Everett

Mary A. (LaGrassa) Correnti of Andover, formerly of Everett, died on August 16.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph H. Correnti and loving mother of Marianne Vetrano and her husband, Michael of Andover. She is also survived by her two loving grandchildren, Michelle Antuna and her husband, Jeff and Nicole Lesofsky and her husband, Michael as well as four loving great grandchildren, Michael Jay, Andrew, Matthew and Jake;  her loving sister-in-law Joanna Correnti and by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to Beacon Hospice, 13 Branch St., Methuen, MA 01844.

Charles Giarratana


Charles A. Giarratana, a lifelong resident of Everett, died unexpectedly on August 15 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. He was 37 years old.

Born in Malden, he was the beloved son of Charles A., Jr. and Diane M. (Alex) of Everett; loving father of Haley, Dustin, Charles A., IV and Brittany; devoted grandson of Charles A. Giarratana of Everett and dear brother of Christopher and Talia of Everett and Andrew of Malden.  Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Memorial contributions to the charity of one’s choice would be sincerely appreciated  

Julia Oneschuk

Lynn Resident

Julia Oneschuk of Lynn died after a brief illness on August 17 at Union Hospital in Lynn. She was 83 years old.

Born in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late Feodosy and Feodora (Kozel) Oneschuk and is survived by her nephews, Jay Fenton and his wife, Arlene of Lynn, Jeff Fenton and his wife, Kate of Pittsburgh and Walter J. Oneschuk and his wife, Chris of Wakefield. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Walter Oneschuk.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn. Private burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to All Care Hospice, 210 Market Street, Lynn, MA 01901. Please visit: www.cuffemcginn. com for online guestbook

Virginia Ciampa

Charlestown Resident

Virginia N. (Burns) Ciampa of Charlestown died on August 14.

The beloved wife of the late Sabino Ciampa, she was the devoted mother of Diane E. Mastorakis and her husband, John of Everett.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the John H. Sawyer Funeral Home, Charlestown.

Robin Kinney

New Hampshire Resident

Robin M. Kinney of Merrimack, NH died on August 13. She was 48 years old.

Born in Boston on October 18, 1963, she was the daughter of Joseph and the late Marianne (Gregory) DiLeo. She was employed by the Department of Defense for 30 years, most recently as a DOD Contract Supervisor at DCMA in Manchester, NH.

She was preceded in death by her brother, John Gregory who died in 2003. Mrs. Kinney was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend who is survived by her husband of 25 years, Michael Kinney; two sons, Patrick Kinney and Christopher Kinney, all of Merrimack; father and step-mother Joseph and Doreen DiLeo of North Port, Florida; her sisters and brothers: Debra Austin and Thomas Austin of Revere, Steven DiLeo and Julie DiLeo of Medford,  William Giannetto and his wife, Deborah Celeste DeMarzo and Ernest Giannetto, all of Everett and her sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Kurt Hulteen of Eagle River, AK and by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was also the Godmother of Joseph Salvadore of Revere, Meghan Richardson of Andover, NH, Danielle DeMarzo of East Boston, and Madeline Hughes of Melrose.

Funeral arrangements were by the Rivet Funeral Home, Merrimack, NH. Memorial donations can be made in her name to the American Heart Association, Northeast Affiliate, 2 Wall Street, Unit 104, Manchester, NH 03101. For more information or to sign an online register book, please visit

Helen Lundquist

Hysil Retiree

Helen M. Lundquist, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on August 9 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a brief illness. She was 74 years old.

Born and raised in Revere, she was a 1955 graduate of Revere High School. For many years, she worked in the production department at Hysil Manufacturing of Revere.

She was the devoted mother of Mary M. Cechura of Revere,  Regina Gonya and her husband, Martin of Lynn, Deborah M. Kendall of Batesville, Mississippi, Dale T. Lundquist of Revere and Tonia M. Young and her husband, Randy of Poland, Maine; the cherished grandmother of Jamie, Christina, Katielyn, Dallas, Dakota, Jennifer, Marty, Christopher, Chelsea, Melissa, Zachary, Dale, Jr., Elizabeth and Meaghan. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandson Dante and by many devoted and caring nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of the late Mary M. (Gilmore) Murray-Duffy who died on February 6, 2012 and the late Charles Murray and the sister of the late Thomas H. Duffy, Jr. and Frances Burke.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be directed to the family and would be most appreciated. For more information, visit:

Mildred ‘Milly’ Murphy

Of Reading, formerly of Everett

Mildred “Milly” (Pacillo) Murphy of Reading, formerly of Everett, died on August 1. She was 90 years old.

She was the devoted daughter of the late Antonio and Michelina (Maffeo) Pacillo; loving sister of Lucy Carpenella, Gilda Tammaro, Anthony Pacillo, Jr. and the late Emma Bosco, Dorothy DeVico, Josephine Hadge, Michael Pacillo and Marji Bertone and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were by the Doherty-Barile Funeral Homes, Reading. Please honor her by making memorial donations to MSPCA-Angell, Attn: Donations, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130. To send a memorial condolence:

Ralph LeDrew

Retired Production Manager for Gorton’s Fish

Ralph R. LeDrew died at home on August 12 surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of Ruth (Bruce) LeDrew with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. He was also a devoted and generous father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Born in Cambridge and raised in Everett, he was the son of the late Spark and Emma (Mercer) LeDrew. A graduate of Everett High School, he proudly served his country during World War II as a Merchant Marine before joining the U.S. Army.

He worked as a production manager for Gorton’s Fish in Gloucester for over 25 years. Ralph loved the ocean and enjoyed sailing his boats Fishstick and Fishstick II. He was also an avid wood carver, model ship builder and wood worker. Family and friends would always get a tour of his home and workshop to see whatever carving project he had completed or was working on.

In addition to his wife, Mr. LeDrew leaves two daughters, Diane Eastman and Deborah Bryant and her husband, John; two sons, David LeDrew and Dale LeDrew and his wife, Erin; two grandsons, Lonn Eastman and Jeffrey LeDrew and his wife, Debby; three granddaughters, Lindesay Bryant, Kelly Vecchio and her husband, Marc and Jillian LeDrew. He is also survived by nine great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Clarence, life-long best friend Charles Burgess, son-in-law David Eastman, daughter-in-law Karin LeDrew and grandson David LeDrew.

Funeral arrangements were by Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. Burial was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Freedom Home Care, 39 Cross St., Suite 303, Peabody, MA 01960. For condolences:

Irene Gill

Retired Assembly Worker

Irene J. (Thomas) Gill died August 10 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 77 years old.

Born in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ethel (Bradbury) Thomas.  She was a former Chelsea resident, but has been living in Everett for the last 23 years.  In 1995, following 20 years as a dedicated assembly worker, she retired from the Melanco Picture Frame Co. in Chelsea.  During her retirement she enjoyed spending quality time with her loving children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was the wife of the late William J. Gill who died in 2003; the beloved mother of Joan I. Mahon and her husband, Kevin and Patricia A. Gill, all of Everett, William H. Gill and his wife, Lorraine of Danvers and Wayne R. Gill and his wife, Maryanne of Everett; the dear sister of the late William H. Thomas and is also lovingly survived by eight grandchildren: Kristen, Kari, Kayla, Kevin Jr., Kaitlyn, Meghan, Brittany, Daniel and five great-grandchildren: Jaime, Triniti, Catherine, Kevin III and Jade.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the William R. Carafa & Son Home For Funerals, Chelsea. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

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