Retired Dental Hygenist
Ruth (Troccoli) Malta, a former resident of Cotuit and Reading, peacefully entered into rest at her home in Weymouth after a long illness. She was 90 years old.
Ruth lived a very active life. Raised in Everett, she graduated Forsyth Dental School and worked as a dental hygienist. Ruth enjoyed many activities including gardening, boating, sewing and making clothes for her family, especially for her grandchildren. She made and sold candles, enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and friends. Ruth was an active member of her church, Christ the King Parish in Mashpee. She sang in the choir for many years, managed the church gift shop, and spent many hours helping out at the church thrift shop.
As members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Ruth and her husband, Bill assisted boats in distress, taught classes on boat safety and she was the first woman to become an official member of the local Power Squadron. Ruth and Bill enjoyed square dancing and traveling. They were members of the Nautical Twirlers square dance club on the Cape and attended many square dance conventions around the country in addition to traveling the states and in Europe. Ruth was very family oriented. She reached out often to her family and friends and hosted many family holiday parties and cookouts. If someone was ill, Ruth was the first to call and check on them and send them a card.
Ruth was a devoted wife to Anthony W. (Bill) Malta and loving mother of Mary Langenthal of Weymouth and Susan Feener and her husband, Gordon of Melrose. Ruth is also survived by four loving grandchildren: Sarah Langenthal and her husband, David Langenthal and Brian Feener and his Fiancée, Rachel Ruckstahl of Arlington, VA and Michael Feener and his wife, Kelly of Danvers.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service at Salvatore Rocco and Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett, , on Friday, February 17. A Prayer Service will be held in the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. a wake service will be prior at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Ruth’s name to The Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA 02370-1055. Complimentary valet parking is available at the Main Street entrance. Rocco-Carr-Henderson 1-877-71-ROCCO www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Robert “Bobby” Milliken
Bookkeeper for M&S Metals
Robert M. “Bobby” Milliken of Everett died unexpectedly at his home on January 31. He was 54 years old.
Born on May 14, 1962 in Burlington, VT, Bobby graduated in 1980 from South Burlington High School and attended Champlain College. After residing in Vermont until the mid-1990s, Bobby moved to Boston, where he was employed as a bookkeeper for M&S Metals. Bobby was a good cook who enjoyed trying new recipes. His unique sense of humor, thoughtfulness and honesty will be missed.
He is survived by his parents: Bruce and Caroline Milliken, step-mother Michelle Milliken; his siblings: Mark, Wendy, Eric and Adam Milliken and Charity Kehaya; his niece, Crystal Bedrosian and nephews, Corey Rondeau and Chris Paquette.
A celebration of Bobby’s life will be held at a future date this summer in Vermont.
Joan R. (Rongone) Diamond of Everett died on February 6.
The beloved wife of the late John F. Diamond, she was the loving mother of John L. Diamond and his fiancée, Nancy Cook and Sharon Murano and her husband, Dr. Raymond Murano. She is survived by four beloved grandchildren: Kristen, Adrianne, Dr. Raymond III and Jaclyn as well as by four beloved great-grandchildren: Evan, Jillian, Kaylin and Jack. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.
Whidden Hospital retiree
Judith R. (Carroll) Dunbrack, a lifelong resident of Everett, entered into rest unexpectedly on February 7 in the Cambridge Health Alliance-Everett. She was 76 years old.
Born in Everett, Judy worked at the former Whidden Memorial Hospital as a secretary retiring many years ago.
She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond W. Dunbrack; dear and devoted mother of Christine Dunbrack and George W. Dunbrack of Everett and the late David, Joseph and Raymond W. Dunbrack, Jr.; sister of Raymond Carroll of Revere and the late John Carroll and Janet Marco; loving grandmother of Eric D. Dunbrack, Lauren Rose Boudreau, Joseph M. Dunbrack, Andrea Dunbrack, Megan Smokler, Jessica, Sydney R. and Clara R. Dunbrack and loving great-grandmother of Jaelyn Dunbrack Vicente..
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Services concluded at Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Judith’s memory to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd., #301, Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated.
James Sainato, Jr.
Iron worker who loved to make people laugh
James ‘Jimmy’ Sainato, Jr. of Malden passed away on February 9 at Concord Hospital. Born on March 31, 1959, he was the son of William Sainato and the late Patricia Field.
James worked for many years as an Iron Worker for Local 7 in Boston. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, fishing and making people laugh. He had a big heart and he will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Jimmy is survived by his former wife, Kathy, his children, Patrick Sainato and his wife, Felicia, James Sainato and his fiancée, Julia DeGeorge and Gina Sainato and her significant other, Brian DeSimone. He was predeceased by his brothers Frankie and Eddie. His surviving siblings and their spouses include: Kathy and Billy, Michael, Maureen, Vicky and Peter, John and Erin, Loren and Dennis, Sissy and John, Sonny, Linda, Bobby. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Patrick, Aaliyah, Jaxon, Liam, Eva Marie and one more coming any day now as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral Services will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 16 in the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, Everett at 10 a.m. A wake service will be held at the funeral home on today, Wednesday, February 15 from 4 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Complimentary valet parking is available today, Wednesday, at the Main Street entrance. Rocco-Carr-Henderson 1-877-71-ROCCO www.roccofuneralhomes.com
Of Saugus, formerly of Everett
Henry A. Campanella of Saugus, formerly of Everett, died on February 8.
A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Sarah (DeNatale); father of Theresa Fiore of Saugus, Thomas and his wife, Louise of Nahant, Anthony of Tampa, Florida and the late Mary Pirkey. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Nicole Fiore, Renee Fiore, Gina and John by and many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by six siblings.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in Henry’s memory may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.