Obituaries 09-10-2014

Louise Altieri

Former Everett Community Development Secretary, longtime member of Everett Women’s Volleyball League and avid painter

Louise C. (Driscoll) Altieri of Everett and Royalston passed away on September 3. She was 91 years old.

Louise was a former secretary for the City of Everett Community Development, an active member of Everett Women’s Volley Ball League for over 35 years and an avid painter.

She was the beloved wife of the late William H.“ Barrie” Altieri; loving mother of William H. Altieri, Jr. and his wife, Linda of South Yarmouth, Loretta Shoemaker of Chelsea and Stephen Altieri and his wife, Sharon of Everett; loving sister of James Driscoll of Foxboro and is also survived by nine cherished grandchildren and eight cherished great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In her memory, donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, One Harvard St., Brookline, MA 02146-9795. For online guest book visit


Sylvia Ragucci

Dedicated home health aide of Peabody, formerly of Everett

Sylvia C. (Benvissuto) Ragucci of Peabody, formerly of Everett, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 27 in the Beverly Hospital in Beverly. She was 78 years old.

She was born in East Boston and resided in Everett for over 47 years before settling in Peabody. An office worker for many years, working for Fidelity and John Hancock, in later years, she worked tirelessly as a home health aide, giving care, comfort and companionship to all those she assisted with the utmost compassion.

She was the beloved wife of John for over 57 years; dear and devoted mother of Mary Pompeo of Peabody, John Ragucci of Maine and Lisa Perry of North Brookfield; loving grandmother of Kenneth Fazio, Rachel Pompeo and Megan Ragucci.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in Sylvia’s memory to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated.


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