Obituaries 03-01-2017

Edward McCarthy

Retired truck driver

Edward F. McCarthy of Everett entered into rest on Sunday, February 26 in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford after a period of failing health. He was 71 years old.

Ed was born in Somerville and lived in Everett for many years. He was a truck driver by profession retiring from a laundry company.

The beloved son of the late John and Elizabeth (Conway) McCarthy, he was the dear and devoted father of Jill Migliore of Saugus and Edward J. McCarthy and his wife, Heather of Medford; brother of Sr. Marie Ancilla McCarthy, CSJ of Framingham, Edwina Duggan of Chelmsford and the late Mary McAveeney, Alice Smith, Teresa and John McCarthy and loving grandfather of Jennifer Migliore and Brady, Lucas and Riley McCarthy.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Edward’s visitation in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett today, Wednesday, March 1 beginning at 9 a.m. with a funeral home service to follow at 10:15 a.m. Services will conclude at the Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Edward’s memory to St. Clement’s Church, 71 Warner St., Medford, MA 02155 would be sincerely appreciated.

Giovanina ‘Jennie’ Devlin

Retired insurance clerk

Giovanina “Jennie’ (Aiesi) Devlin of Everett entered into rest on Saturday, February 25 in the Winchester Hospital. She was 85 years old.

Born in the North End section of Boston, Jennie lived in Everett for most of her life. She graduated from the Everett Vocational High School and worked as an in insurance clerk for Home Insurance Company until her retirement.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Francesco and Rosaria (Siciliano) Aiesi; dear and devoted mother of Bernard and his wife, Mary Ann of Malden, Frank and his wife, Ann of Saugus, Sadie Anderson and her husband, Roger of Haverhill, Judy Mattuchio and her husband, Reynold of Medford, Paul of Everett and Cynthia Brooks and her husband, Lloyd of Wilmington; sister of Joseph Aiesi and his wife, Marie of Tewksbury and the late Michael and Phyllis Aiesi. Jennie is also survived by 10 loving grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Jennie’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett today, Wednesday, March 1 from 5 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. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jennie’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 would be sincerely appreciated.

 Carmella Scialoia

Family matriach


Carmella A. (Vatalaro) Scialoia of Malden, formerly of Everett, died following a long confinement at her Malden residence on February 21. She was 89 years old.

Born and raised in Hyde Park, the family came to live in Everett for many years, before recently  moving to Malden. Carmella was a devoted mother, wife, grandmother, sister, aunt and great- grandmother. Her family always came first and foremost as she was the last of her family of five and  the Matriarch of the Vatalaro Family.

She held positions as a salesclerk for the former Bradlee’s Department Store of Medford and prior to that time, she had a working career for the Sweetheart Products of Chelsea.

She was the wife of the late Anthony Scialoia who passed in 1981; the devoted mother

to Ann M. Gorrell and her husband, Jack of Malden, Christine M. Leary of Revere, Susan A.  Scialoia of Malden and Richard A. Scialoia and his wife, Susan of Lafayette, LA. She is also lovingly survived by 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and her former faithful  son-in-law, David Leary, Sr. of Lynn. Many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews also  survive her. She was the dear sister of the late Domenic Vatalaro, Mary Monopoli, Joseph

Vatalaro and Doris Donahue.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For additional information, please visit

Harold ‘Tiny’ Thompson

Active at the Everett Senior Center

Harold F. “Tiny” Thompson Of Everett, formerly of Somerville, died on February 21.

Harold was an active participant in the Everett Senior Center and his family appreciates his care at the Birch Hill Community of Manchester, NH.

He was the beloved husband of the late Jennie (Mortelliti); loving brother of Robert Thompson and his wife, Patricia of Manchester, NH as well as the late Leo Thompson, Catherine Brodie, Jean Winters and Dorothy Maestri. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to theAlzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown 02472.

Robert King

Retired Naval Corpsman

Robert E. King of Dover, New Hampshire died on February 20.

Robert was a retired Naval Corpsman and a member of the Moose Disabled Veterans and Fleet Reserve Association.

He was the beloved husband of the late Elaine (Evans) King; loving father of Roberta McCluskey and Shawn, Michael and Paul King; beloved son of the late Walter and Alice King. He is survived by seven siblings and he was pre-deceased by seven siblings. He was the loving grandfather of Kim, Kelly, Valerie, Michael, Brian and Nicole and loving great-grandfather of Ashlynn and Alivia.

A memorial service was held at the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or Moose Charities.


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