Obituaries 07-01-2015

Robert ‘Bobby’ Ruo

Self employed contractor

Robert M. “Bobby” Ruo of Everett entered into rest on June 28, in the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He was 51 years old.

Born in Cambridge, Bobby lived in Everett for many years. He was a self-employed contractor by profession.

He was the beloved husband of Darlene “Robyn” (Spina); loving son of Rosemarie (DeSisto) and the late Thomas J. Ruo of Everett; dear and devoted father of Nicholas A and Samantha Ruo of Florida; devoted brother of Thomas J. Ruo Jr. and his wife, Debra of Weare, NH., Geraldine Smolinsky and her husband, James of Florida, Rosemarie Ruo of Everett and his twin sister, Susan Russell and her husband, Frank of Saugus; step-father of Jonathan Gesualdo of New Hampshire and grandfather of Anthony Gesualdo. Bobby is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bobby’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett on Thursday, July 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. His funeral will be held rom the funeral home on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett, at 10 a.m. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery Community Mausoleum, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bobby’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105, would be sincerely appreciated.

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Lillian Sclafani

Lifelong Everett resident

Lillian R. (Ciulla) Sclafani of Everett entered into rest at home on June 28 surrounded by her loving and caring family.  She was 83 years old.

Lillian was born in Everett. She was a graduate of the Everett public school system and a lifelong Everett resident.

She was the beloved wife of the late Michael A. “Mickey” Sclafani; dear and devoted mother of Michael G. Sclafani and his wife, Valerie of Peabody, Linda Kennedy and her husband, Thomas of Topsfield, Christine Kennedy of Wakefield and Michelle Fraser and her husband, John of Everett. She was predeceased by many siblings and was the loving grandmother of Danielle Muse, Scott Sclafani, Sabrina Kennedy, Kaitlyn Kennedy, Mark Kennedy, Ryan Kennedy and Kayla Fraser and the loving great-grandmother of Aiden Muse.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Lillian’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home,  65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett, today, Wednesday, July 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. Her funeral will be from the funeral home on Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church, 38 Oakes St., Everett at 10 a.m.  Interment  will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Contributions in Lillian’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated.

Anthony ‘Uncle Tony’ Giacobbe

Retired GE Machinist

Anthony J. “Uncle Tony” of Everett, entered into rest at home on June 22. He was 70 years old.

Born in Boston, Tony lived in Everett for most of his life. He was a machinist by trade having retired from the G.E. Everett plant where he worked for over 22 years.

He was the beloved son of the late Lillian (Giunta) and Nicola Giacobbe; dear and devoted brother of Josephine L. Ward of Everett and the late Nancy Coughlin; loving uncle of Lisa and Jimmy Green and their children, Amanda and Kasey, Peter and Kelli Ward and their children, Giacobbe and Peter, Jr., Dina and Kevin Poirier, the late Paula Magee and her children, Raymond, Justin and Jillian, Joseph and Michelle Coughlin and their children, Stephen, Blake and Paige and Vanessa Adiletto.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was private.

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Brian Casey

CRM Business Analyst

Alzheimer’s Association volunteer

Brian K. Casey of Burlington, formerly of Everett, passed away on June 21. He was 40 years old.

Brian was a US Army war veteran, a graduate of Merrimack College and a Senior CRM Business Analyst. He was an avid volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association Leadership Team.

The beloved son of Donald J. Casey of Everett and the late Lois R. “Snookie” Casey, he was the loving husband of Cristina (Tavares) Casey; loving brother of Stephen Casey of Boxford, Sean Casey of Billerica, Loni Gustafson of Methuen, Michael Casey of Melrose, Corinne Casey-Montejo of North Reading, and the late Jane M. Casey; loving son In law of Fernando and Dalila Tavares of Fort Meyers, FL and the loving brother In law of Diana Tavares of Watertown. He is also survived by many cherished nieces, nephews, and his cherished cat, Justine. Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. In Brian’s memory, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or toWoundedWarriorProject.org. For online guestbook visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

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Paul Tumasz

Music lover and 1970’s and 1980’s band member

Paul F. Tumasz of Chelsea, formerly of Everett and Malden, passed away on June 22. He was 60 years old.

Paul loved music and was a member of numerous bands in the 1970’s and 1980’s, more notably, Coastline, Midnight Sun, and Secret Service.

He was the beloved son of the late Frank P. and Mary L. (O’Neill) Tumasz and the loving brother of Carol Tumasz of Everett.

Funeral arrangements were by the JF Ward Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In Paul’s memory, donations may be made to St. Francis House, 39 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116. For online guestbook visit jfwardfuneralhome.com

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