Obituaries 02-25-2010

John Lino

Winthrop resident

John Lino of Winthrop, formerly of the South End and East Boston, died on February 18. He was 97 years old.

A US Navy "Sea Bee’s" veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of June (Shiner), the devoted father of Anthony Hamded of New York and Debra Deeb and her husband, Ernie, of Winthrop; loving "Grandpa" of Jason and Jordan Deeb and also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visiting hours will be held Saturday, February 27, from 10 to 11a.m. at the Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home, 22 Oak St, Hyde Park followed by a memorial service at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be at Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, all donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. For directions and guestbook, please visit


Elaine Stasio

Of Peabody, formerly of Winthrop

Elaine A. Stasio of Lowell Street, Peabody, formerly of Winthrop, died at home on February 20 after a brief illness. She was 76 years old.

Born in Cambridge, she was the beloved daughter of the late Loretta (Bedard) and Henry Jacques. She resided in Winthrop before moving to Peabody over two years ago. Mrs. Stasio was a member of the Women’s Auxillary Amvets Post 48 in Winthrop.

She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur Stasio and the loving mother of John Stasio of Winthrop, Linda Wright-Stasio of Peabody and Arthur Stasio III of Lawrence; the sister of Phyllis Fogarty of Maryland and Francis Jacques of Winthrop. She was also the cherished grandmother and great grandmother of James, Michael and Gianna.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery. For memorial donations or to sign her online guestbook, go to


Anna Alongi

Media-Coordinator for Bernard Hodes Advertising

Anna R. (DeStefano) Alongi, formerly of Revere, died in her Winthrop home following a long illness on Ash Wednesday evening, February 17, with an abundance of family and love surrounding her. She was 78 years old.

Born in Boston, she lived in Revere before moving to Winthrop more than 55 years ago. She was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1949, and worked for more than 30 years with Bernard Hodes Advertising of Boston as their media-Coordinator.

She was the olest of nine children born to Joseph and Anita C. (Marshall) DeStefano. After the death of her mom in March of 1987, she assumed the role of "Family Matriarch." Family meant so very much to her and she portrayed that image until her untimely death.

She was the wife of the late Joseph S. Alongi who died in March of 2006; cherished mother of Joseph S. Alongi Jr. and his wife, Janice, of Sagamore Beach, MA, Ann Marie Dwyer and her husband, Richard, of Derry, New Hampshire, Carol J. Khoylian and her husband, Arman, of Glendale, California and Patricia A. Judge and her late husband, Frank, of Salem; dear grandmother of Sierra Jo-Anna Judge of Salem and Kathryn M. Alongi of Sagamore Beach; dear sister of Joseph DeStefano, Anita Vinciarelli and her husband, Anthony, Margaret Johnson and M. Louise Powers, all of Revere, Leonard DeStefano, Carl DeStefano and his wife, Sheila, all of Winthrop, Sylvia Michetti and her husband, Robert, of Wallingford, Connecticut and Marie Lupien and her husband, Mark, of Sudbury. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Boston Medical Center, Oncology Department, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, ATTN: Development Office or to the Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923.


June Shapiro

Of Florida, formerly of Winthrop

June Shapiro of Deerfield Beach, Florida, formerly of Stoughton and Winthrop, died on February 20 from complications due to COPD. She was 76 years old.

She was the beloved wife of Sonny (Dale) Shapiro; devoted mother of Leslie Perreault and her husband, Robert, Karen Kennedy and her husband, Ian; step-mother of Russell Ehrman-Shapiro and wife, Judith, and their children Adam and Max; loving sister to Irwin Rosenthal and his wife, Karen-Lee, and Myra Gordon; cherished grandmother of Lauren and Matthew Perreault; treasured aunt and friend to many.

Funeral arrangements were by the Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, Canton. Memorial observance will be at the home of Leslie and Robert Perreault, tonight, Thursday evening. Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or COPD-International.


John DiCato

Owner of Shiner Town in Everett

John A. DiCato of Everett died on February 21.

He was the 20 year owner and proprietor of Shiner Town, Chelsea Street, Everett and a member of the East Boston Yacht Club.

He was the beloved father of John Joseph "Jay"; son of Mary (Belluscio) DiCato and the late John; brother of Richard of Pennsylvania, Dennis J. of Revere and James A. of Melrose and is also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends.

Visiting hours will be held in the Salvatore, Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett today, Thursday, February 25 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. A Memorial Service will immediately follow visiting hours beginning promptly at 7:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be held at a later date in the Holy Cross Cemetery.


Sabato Ascoli

Everett resident

Sabato Ascoli of Everett died on February 22. He was 86 years old.

Born in Siano Salerno, Italy, he was the beloved husband of Maria (Perna); father of Gina Leo and her husband, Antonio, of Saugus, Rita Brandano and her husband, Richard, of Everett, Vincent of Everett and Tino and his wife, Libia, of Winthrop; brother of Emilia Lamberti of Everett and the late Vincenzo. He is also survived by five grandchildren.

His Funeral will be held from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, today, Thursday, February 25 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony Church, Everett at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Ascoli’s memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Entombment Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden.


Robert Magee

Retired Baker, member of K of C

Robert T. Magee of Winthrop died suddenly, at his home on February 18. He was 64 years old.

A member of the Knights of Columbus-Winthrop Council 162, he was employed as a baker for Dunkin Donuts prior to his retirement.

Born in Winthrop, he was the beloved son of the late Thomas R. and Frances (Granara) Magee; dear brother of James Magee and his wife, Patricia, of Delaware and Eileen Popp and her husband, Raymond, of Revere and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. Cremation was private. Donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. For guestbook, go to


Michael Roy Moisson

Charlestown resident, formerly of Winthrop

Michael Roy Moisson of Charlestown, formerly of Winthrop, died recently of lung cancer. He was 55 years old.

He lived in Winthrop most of his life and was a 1973 graduate of Winthrop High School.

He was the beloved son of the late Roy M. and Rita (Crowley) Moisson and is survived by his sisters, Marlene

Kelley of Byfield, Cheryl Morrione of North Reading,and Kathy Vincent of Weymouth. He is sadly missed.

Donations can be made in (Memory of Michael Moisson) to the LUNGevity Foundation 435 North LaSalle St. Suite 310 Chicago,IL 60654 or website

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