Obituaries 11-29-2023

Anthony “Red” Morelli, Sr.

Church Organist and Retired Letter Carrier

Anthony G. “Red” Morelli Sr. of Everett entered into eternal rest on Thanksgiving morning, November 23 in the Oosterman’s Rest Home in Melrose.  He was 94 years old.

Red was born in Boston and lived in Everett for most of his life. He was a letter carrier with the United States Postal Service retiring after 30 plus years of service. Red was also an accomplished organist having played the organ at various churches for Masses until he was unable to do so. 

He was the son of the late Nicholas and Margaret (Ferrara) Morelli, the beloved husband of Doris M. (Stevezzoli) Morelli, celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary on November 21, 2023; the dear and devoted father of Nancy Womboldt and her late husband, Howard of Waltham, Anthony G. Morelli, Jr. and his wife, Rita of Wakefield, Richard Morelli and his wife, Kathryn of Saugus, Elaine O’Donnell and her husband, Brian of Millis and the late Albert Morelli and his surviving wife, Angela of Indiana; the dear brother of the late Nicholas and his wife, Evelyn Morelli; the loving Papa of Danielle Womboldt and Von, Marc Womboldt and Patricia, Stephen Morelli and his wife, Melissa, Brian Morelli and his wife, Colleen,  Ariana Fosco and her husband, Marco-Antonio, Anthony Morelli and his husband,  Josh, Paul Vrooman and Giovanna, Amanda Vrooman and Steve, Allison Sickles and her husband, David, Nicholas Morelli, Gabriel Morelli and Angelica, Abigailjane Morelli;  the loving great Papa Red of eleven; the dear uncle of Nicholas Morelli, Michael Morelli and Margaret Connell; and brother-in-law of Claire Stevezzoli.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Anthony’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home,  65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett today, Wednesday, November 29  from 4  to 7 p.m.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley St., East Boston, Thursday at 10 a.m. (Please meet directly at the Church).  Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Anthony’s memory to St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley St., East Boston, MA 02128 or to Most Holy Redeemer Church, 65 London St., East Boston, MA 02128 would be sincerely appreciated.  Parking with attendants on duty.

Jeannine Cardillo

Recipient Of the Prestigious Golden Apple Award as a Longtime Dedicated Employee of the Everett High Cafeterias

Jeannine L. (Nichols) Cardillo of Stoneham and Saugus, formerly of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 19 in the Arbors of Stoneham.  She was 94 years old.

Jeannine was born in Amesbury and lived in Everett for many years prior to relocating to be with her daughter, Dianne. She lived recently at the Arbors.  She worked tirelessly for the Everett Public Schools for over 45 years as a cafeteria worker at the Everett High School. Jeannine was even awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award for her dedicated years of service within the school department.  She was also a former member of the Saugus-Everett Lodge of Elks, Emblem Club.

Jeannine was the devoted daughter of the late John and Leah (Roy) Nichols; the beloved wife of the late Edward A. Cardillo; the dear and devoted mother of Dianne Russell and her companion, Brian Grifkin of Saugus and Lisa J. Cardillo and her companion, Richard Price of N. Reading;  the sister of the late Robert J. Nichols; the loving grandmother of Lauren Botte and Leah Jeannine Russell and great-grandmother of Traverse Botte.

Relatives and friends attended Jeannine’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett on Sunday, November 26 and a Funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, November 27 in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett followed by Burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jeannine’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphus, TN, 38105 would be sincerely appreciated.

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