Obituaries 03-04-2010

John Molloy

Virginia resident, Naval Veteran of Two Wars

John E. Molloy of Chesapeake, VA, died suddenly at home on January 20. He was 78 years old.

A native of WInthrop, the son of the late Patrick and Harriet Molloy, he retired in 1978 from the US Navy as a Chief Senior Petty Officer after serving 30 years. He was a naval veteran of Korea and Vietnam, a past governor of the Moose Lodge 39 of Norfolk, VA, a member of the Eagles, American Legion and a member of the Democratic Club of Norfolk. After his service in the US Navy, he earned a degree in Human Resources from St. Leo’s College.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa M. Molloy, six children and three grandchildren. He was also the brother of Robert (Gunner) Molloy, Richard Molloy, Patricia Wall, Jean Skobeleff, Joanne Silva, Thomas Molloy and the late Mary Donnelly and Kevin Molloy.

A memorial service was held at the Holloman Brown Funeral Home, Kemsville Chapel in Virginia Beach, VA.


Gloria von Hyeburg

Arlington resident

Gloria (Sammartino) von Hyeburg of Arlington died on February 25. She was 87 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Rudolph von Hyeburg; devoted sister to Robert Sammartino and his wife, Mary, of Somerville and the late Dorothy Sammartino of Winthrop; daughter of the late Frank and Theresa Sammartino of Winthrop. She is also survived by two nieces, two nephews and two grandnieces.

Visiting hours have been respectfully omitted and funeral services are private. Donations in her memory may be made to Park Avenue Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Resident’s Program, 146 Park Avenue, Arlington, MA 02174.


Victor Nardi

East Boston resident

Victor F. Nardi of East Boston died on February 25.

A veteran of World War II, he was the loving son of the late Agazio and Mary (Fera) Nardi; the dear brother of Ida Rizzo and the late Virginia Romano; cherished uncle of Steven and Michael Romano, Fred Cataldo and the late Salvatore Romano.

In accordance with Mr. Nardi’s wishes, he was buried with his military family in the National Cemetery in Bourne. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston.


Pamela Chipman

Winthrop resident

Pamela Chipman passed away at her Winthrop home after a long battle with cancer. She was 58 years old.

She leaves behind her devoted daughter, Shawna Chipman; her beloved grandson, Christian Chipman, who was under her care for the past nine years; her mother and stepfather, Rena and Martin Durant; her brother, Kenneth Chipman and his wife, Cindy; her niece, Janelle Chipman; her aunt, Earlene Matheson, and her cousins. She was the mother of the late Melissa, sister of the late Jeffrey and daughter of the late Ralph Chipman of Florida.

A celebration of her life will be held at the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Saturday, March 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited.


Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Atkinson

Of Wilmington, formerly of Charlestown

Jacqueline F. "Jackie" (Corkum) Atkinson of Wilmington, formerly of Charlestown, died on February 27. She was 70 years old.

The beloved wife of the late Robert Atkinson, she was the devoted mother of Robert Atkinson of Wilmington, Lawrence Atkinson of Winthrop and Maureen Anderson and her husband, John, of Wilmington; loving Nanny to Scott, Corey and Hayley Atkinson; beloved sister of Shirley Carr of Medford, Robert Corkum of Saugus and the late Jean Overbeck and Judy Carmody. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by The Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in her name to The American Cancer Society , 30 Speen St., Framingham, Ma. 01701. For obituary or to send a condolence, please visit

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