Doris Marion Carlino
Enjoyed a Long Career in Concert
Doris Marion Carlino, a soprano who enjoyed a long career in concert, radio, and recordings, died peacefully on April 23 at Woodbriar Health Center in Wilmington, Massachusetts. She was 95.
She was born Doris Carpenter in Boston on July 3, 1924, to Orlando Carpenter and Florence (Parsons), both of whom were musical. She grew up in Everett, where she attended the public schools, graduating from Everett High School in 1941. She received her first piano lessons from her mother (age 9) and her first voice lessons from Ruth Streeter. She graduated St. Petersburg Junior College (Florida) in 1943. From there she enrolled as a voice major at the Conservatory of the College of the Pacific (now the University of the Pacific) in Stockton, California, graduating in 1949. Her most important coach and mentor at the Pacific was Felix Underwood, who taught her her first complete operatic roles. From 1951 to 1953, she was on the roster of the San Francisco Opera Company, where she made her solo debut in Puccini’s “Suor Angelica” (September 26, 1952). Her most important mentor at SFOC was Kurt Herbert Adler, chorus master and later general manager.
For 25 years (1961-1986), Ms. Marion lived in Europe, where she performed in opera and concert and made numerous recordings for the radio (a selection of which were compiled in 2000 on the AFKA compact disc, “Affections of My Heart”). In Nuremberg, she studied voice with Adolf Richter (former leading tenor at the Prague Opera House) and coached with Constantine Callinicos (Mario Lanza’s former accompanist). In 1963, Ms. Marion married Bruno Droste (1918-1969), an important composer and conductor of light music in East Germany (about whose life Ms. Marion produced the 2012 documentary “Bruno Droste: an artist’s flight to freedom”). Ms. Marion made recordings for many European radio stations, including Radio Salzburg (Austria), NCRV and AVRO Radio (Holland), Radio Frankfurt and Bavarian Radio (Germany), and BRT and RTB Radio (Belgium). She made three recordings of the “Hermit Songs” by Samuel Barber, who wrote her a letter complimenting her interpretation (1964). In 1964 Ms. Marion moved to Brussels, where she appeared frequently in recital for the French and Flemish radio, and on recordings for radio stations in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Cologne, Nuremberg, and Berlin, and on television in Luxembourg. She collaborated with many prominent Belgian composers of the day, including Victor Legley and René Bernier (who called her “mon interprète”). Ms. Marion’s most important coaches during her 22 years in Belgium were Frédéric Anspach, Madeleine Farrère, and Lira LeNoir. She had a long musical partnership with British-born pianist Pyta Shrager. In 1976 she married Italian tenor Tonino Carlino.
In 1986, Ms. Marion returned to Everett, Massachusetts, where she continued to perform a wide variety of music, as well as teach and mentor a new generation of musicians.
Ms. Marion was the sister of Margery Warford, Muriel Roos, and the late June Semon; the step-mother of Sabrina Carlino; and the loving aunt of Garry, Jack, Kevin, and Shawn Warford; Donna, Diane, and Judy Roos; Marc, Kim, and Kirk Semon; and many grand-nephews and -nieces.
Retired Everett School Custodian
John Sateriale of Revere, formerly of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 18 in the Bear Hill Health Care Center in Wakefield-Stoneham, Massachusetts. He was 96 years old.
Born in East Boston, John lived in Everett for most of his life. He was a US Army veteran of WWII and worked as a custodian for the Everett Public Schools retiring after many years of faithful service to school department.
The beloved husband of the late Doris A. (Ellard) for over 56 years, he was the dear and devoted father of Maureen Sateriale and her husband, Kevin Fulgoni of Revere, Robert Sateriale and his wife, Robyn of Melrose, Thomas Sateriale of Stoneham and the late John T. Sateriale and the brother of George R. Sateriale of Medford and the late Frederick and Lucille Sateriale. John is also survived by five loving grandchildren, 11 loving great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in John’s memory to the MSPCA, 350 S. Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130 would be sincerely appreciated. Due to the current restrictions placed on all of us because of COVID-19, all services will be held privately for the immediate family and a Memorial Mass will be scheduled when it becomes possible. Arrangements by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett 617.387.3120.
Elena Dorothy Lombardi
Devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother
Elena “Ellie” Dorothy (Penta) Lombardi, wife of 50 years to the late Tullio W. Lombardi, died recently.
She loved her home and spending time with her family. Ellie enjoyed trips to York Beach, Maine and eating at many of her favorite restaurants. She especially enjoyed being a part of her grandchildren and great grandchildren’s lives. When she was well, she loved taking walks, cooking, baking, crocheting, embroidery and many other arts and crafts.
In her early years, she was a secretary at John Hancock and in her later years a cashier at MedX and Archer Kent. She was always devoted to taking care of her family. She will be deeply missed by all who love her.
She was the mother of Rocco Lombardi and his wife, Morella and Donna Monteforte and her husband, Paul; grandmother of Melissa Jackson and her husband, Anthony, Amanda Leyden and her husband, Brian, Victoria Lombardi and Vanessa Lombardi; great-grandmother of Jessany, Alivia, Kayleigh and Brady and she also leaves her cherished grand-dogs, Lola and Myles.
In light of the recent development with COVID-19, all funeral services will be private. For more information: http://www.roccofuneralhomes.com.
Of Bradford, formerly of Everett
Warren R. Roberts of Bradford, formerly of Everett, passed away at the age of 80 on April 22.
Warren was a printing tradesman who enjoyed boating and motorcycling with his family.
He was the beloved husband of Marjorie for 58 years and beloved father of Richard Roberts and long term girlfriend, Jacqueline Ruggiero and Kelee Roberts and proud grandfather of Jacquelyn M. Roberts and the son of the late Albert W. Roberts and the late Jeanne E. Emerson.
In accordance with the guidelines and local restrictions on gatherings and congregations due to COVID-19, all services will be held for the immediate family privately. If you have any questions or would like to express your condolences please contact the funeral home during normal business hours 617-569-0990 or leave a message for the family on the tribute wall www.ruggieromh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Warren’s memory to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852. Tel: 1-800-638-8299. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Of Tewksbury, formerly of Everett
Helen (Cioffi-Kelly) DeSimone of Tewksbury, formerly of Everett,
entered peacefully into eternal rest on Friday, April 24.
She was born in Everett, the beloved daughter of Paulo and Julia Cioffi, beloved sister of the late Alphonzo, Angelo, Guy, Carlo, Albert, Paul, Mary, Jean and Gloria; beloved wife of the late Carmen DeSimone and the late Harold Kelly; devoted mother and grandmother of Joyce (Kelly) Berardino and her husband, Raymond, their children Jeffrey and his wife, Kori, Michael and his wife, Kimberly, David and his wife, Janice, Michael Kelly Sr. and children Michael Jr., Jessica Linskey and her husband, Maxwell and Colleen; Patricia (DeSimone) Green and her husband, Joseph and their children: Joseph and his wife Mary, Kimberly (Green) Quigley and her husband, Jeffrey, James DeSimone and his wife, Joanne and their children: Michael and his wife, Alisa, Jillian (DeSimone) Burns and her husband, Kevin, David and his wife, Nicole; Debra (DeSimone) Brown and her husband, Edward, their children Nicholas and his wife, Allison, Christopher, Andrea (Brown) Russell and her husband, Walter, Peter DeSimone and his wife, Diane and their children Andrew and Nicole. She was the devoted great-grandmother, (GG), to 18 great-grandchildren. She is survived by her loving sister, Carmella (Cioffi) Capuano and is also survived by her sisters in law, Grace Cioffi and Rosalie Cioffi and many nieces and nephews whom she adored.
Due to restrictions placed on all of us because of COVID 19, private services will be held for the immediate family at the Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Helen’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.
The Ultimate Revere Girl
Marion (Gould) Gale of Reading, formerly of Revere, died on April 24 at the age of 84.
Although her last few years were spent in Reading, Marion was the ultimate Revere Girl, born and raised. Known around town as the “Headband and Hat Lady” – she was the fashion-plate of Revere. Marion loved Revere and specifically, Revere Beach. Like an Official Historian, Marion would recount stories of her youth on Revere Beach – “The Nation’s First Public Beach” she would say. She would pine about days and nights spent at the Revere Beach Amusement Park, Dancing at Wonderland Ballroom, and all the hilarious stories of the time spent with her cousins. She loved Kelly’s Roast Beef and fulfilled a dream of living in a condo on Revere Beach.
It was at her condo on Revere Beach that her grandchildren will remember her best. She referred to them as her “Angels,” and when they were babies, they would go to the beach all day and then back to her condo for a “baby powder” bath.
Her children will tell you they never had alot, but their mother never said “No” to friends coming over, and somehow she always had a “Magic can of Tuna” that could feed two to ten!
Marion was the classic Irish-Catholic lassie and always maintained an incredibly strong faith and relationship with God. We know she is with the Lord and her loving family members in Heaven, and we will miss her until we are all together again.
Born in Winthrop on October 2, 1935 to the late George and Marion (Callahan) Gould, she was the devoted mother of Dyan Dal Pozzo and her husband, Michael of Reading, Denise Gale of Everett, Debra Gale-Snow and her husband, Jay of Key West FL, David Gale of Revere and Doreen Joly and her husband, Jim of Wakefield; beloved sister of Joanne Biagi of Virginia, Eileen Gavin and her husband, Bill of Winthrop, and the late Grace and Edward Waugh; cherished grandmother of Matt, Melissa, Danielle, Ben, Gabby and Alex. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
In accordance with the CDC’s current restrictions on gatherings due to Covid-19, all services will be held privately. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bear Mountain at Reading, Attention: Employee Fund, 1364 Main St, Reading, MA 01867 or to Winchester Hospital, Attention: Emergency Room Staff or Floor B2 Staff, 41 Highland Ave, Winchester, MA 01890. For guest book please visit www.buonfiglio.com.
Able to See the Good in Everything
Jane Landry, 57, of Everett, passed away peacefully while sleeping at home on Sunday March 22.
Jane was born in Everett on May 21, 1962, the youngest daughter of the late Elmer “Al” Landry and the late Nina Moceuk, She was raised in Everett and Saugus and attended Saugus High School.
Jane loved to host and cook for loved ones and loved being nana to granddaughter, Adriana Jane. Animals held a special place in her heart, and if she could, she would rescue them all. Jane was a strong, unique and loving companion, mother, grandmother and most of all, friend with the ability to see the good in everything.
Family members include, her spouse of over 30 years, Kevin Myers; her daughter: Jessica (Hansen) Lantych and her husband, Tommy and granddaughter, Adriana and daughter, Kellie Myers; her sisters and brothers, Carol (Landry-Hogan) Andreucci and her husband, John; the late David Landry; the late Linda (Landry) Santoro and her husband Richard and Gail Landry. Jane is also survived by many sisters and brothers in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.
Jane was a true loyal friend to so many and is very much missed. She owned the room with her personality and city charm to make you laugh! Her one liners will always be remembered. In Jane’s words, “When this crazy world returns to frickin normal.”
A celebration of life will be hosted by family and friends with great music, food and beautiful flowers (no carnations please.) Until then, please send your condolences and share memories to the Boston Cremation on-line guest book.
Jane’s family has chosen the MSPCA-Angell Animal Medical Center, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02130 for donations in her name.
A Remarkable Woman
Mary A. (Graffeo) Piorun of Everett entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 22 in the Massachusetts General Hospital at age 99.
Mary was born in Boston and lived in Everett for most of her life. She was a seamstress by profession.
Mary retired from Hood Rubber Company where she made fur lined alligator boots. A remarkable woman, who was declared legally blind, she was capable of knitting hats for the needy making hundreds during each and every year. Mary also enjoyed exercising at Everett’s Connolly Center.
She was the beloved wife of the late Walter J. Piorun, dear and devoted mother of Stanley S. Piorun and his wife, Mary of N. Grosvernordale, CT, Kenneth Piorun and his wife, Ann of Long Island, NY and Gregory Piorun and his wife, Marie of Illinois; devoted sister of Angelina Leavy and her husband, Paul of Melrose and the late Jennie Squatrito and Josephine Corvino; loving grandmother of Gwendolyn Daquiar, Stanley S. Piorun, Jr., Alix Piorun, Greg Piorun, Jr. and his wife, Heather, and Marissa Piorun; loving great-grandmother of Glenn Moquin, Julia Daquiar, Grace Daquiar and Gregory Piorun, III and his wife, Mikayla and Erika Hartson and her husband, Lee and loving great, great-grandmother of Wyatt Hartson.
Due to the current restrictions placed on all of us because of COVID-19, all services will be held privately for the immediate family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary’s memory to Everett Council on Aging, 90 Chelsea St., Everett, MA 02149, would be sincerely appreciated. Arrangements by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett 617.387.3120.