Longtime Everett Resident
Mary A. (Parragona) Mason of Everett entered into rest on Thursday, October 2 in the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. She was 90 years old.
Born in Arlington, Mary lived in Everett for many years and retired from a mail processing company where she worked as a clerk.
She was the beloved wife of the late Donald W. Mason; dear and devoted mother of James W. Mason of Everett and Louise “Dolly” Ricci-Bessler and her husband, Herbert of Dracut; sister of Edna Amorin of Woburn and the late Frank, Christy and James Parragona. She was the loving grandmother of four and great grandmother of 11. Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington.
James Joseph Coviello
Chelsea Sanitation Department and
US Postal Service Retiree
James Joseph of Chelsea, entered into rest on September 29 in the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 91 years old.
Born in Everett, Jimmy lived in Chelsea for many years and was a US Navy veteran of World War II. He retired from the City of Chelsea Sanitation Department where he worked for many, many years. He also retired from the United States Postal Service working in South Boston Postal Annex as a mail handler. In his early years, Jimmy had a rubbish removal and disposal company.
He was very talented with his hands and was considered to be a master builder and craftsman. He built the home in which he resided as well as homes and furniture for his family and friends.
He was a life member of the Merritt Social and Athletic Club in Chelsea.
He was the beloved husband of the late Carmella A. (Palermo); dear and devoted father of Ann Marie Kinnally and her husband, Henry of Revere and Janice Fields and her husband, Cliff of Chelsea; loving PaPa of Lindsey and James Fields; brother of the late Joseph and Anthony Coviello, Evelyn Briley, Lena Trunfio, Lillian McGrane and Edie DeSimone.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment with military honors was in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.