Obituaries 04-15-2010

Edith Fiske

Of Cambridge, formerly of Revere and Winthrop

Edith R. Fiske of Cambridge, formerly of Winthrop and Revere, died at home on April 12. She was 97 years old.

A former administrative assistant at the Massachusetts General Hospital, she was the beloved wife of the late William Fiske; loving mother of Paul Fiske and his wife, Liberty, of Cambridge and Cameden, ME; devoted grandmother of Dora and Daphne Fiske.

A graveside service will be held today, Thursday, at the Winthrop Cemetery at 11 a.m. Funeral Arrangements are by the Keefe Funeral Home in Cambridge.


Marian Blake-Broberg

Retired medical secretary, member of many Winthrop organizations

Marian V. Blake-Broberg of Overlook Drive, Winthrop died at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home on April 7 after a brief illness. She was 88 years old.

Born in Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Mary Agnes (Callahan) and Frederick Flaherty. She was a Winthrop resident for the past 25 years and was employed as a medical secretary for many years. She was also a member of the Winthrop Historical Society, the Winthrop Senior Center and the Winthrop Emblem Club.

She was the beloved wife of the late John Broberg and Andrew F. Blake; the loving mother of Andrew Blake of Winthrop, Kathleen Osbourne of California, Debbie Vivolo of Winthrop and Eileen A. Rountree of Florida and the sister of the late Frederick and John Flynn. She is also survived by four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated from St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop on Saturday, April 17 at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow the Mass in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. To sign her online guestbook, go to


Mary Floyd, 80

Longtime Nurse at former Winthrop Community Hospital

Mary K. Floyd of Winthrop Street, Winthrop died at her daughter’s home on April 6 after a long illness. She was 80 years old.

Born in Galway Ireland, she was the beloved daughter of the late Mary (Mahoney) and Thomas L. Flaherty. She was 17 years old when she came to America and went on to work at the Winthrop Community Hospital as a nurse for many years. She was a member of the Mount Carmelite Order, a Eucharistic minister at St. John the Evangelist Church and also served as a hospice nurse. In the past 15 years, she split her time between Winthrop and Ireland. She dedicated her life to serving and sharing the love of God.

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert S. Floyd and the loving mother of Kathy Camacho of Sewickley, PA, Patricia Floyd of Barcelona, Spain, Robert, Thomas, John and Roberta, Daniel, Mary LaMarra, Eileen Floyd, Elizabeth and John Casey, all of Winthrop, and the late Michael Floyd; dear sister of Martin Flaherty of Ireland, Michael Flaherty of England, Ignatious Flaherty of Ireland, John Flaherty of Ireland and Una Archanbault of Marshfield. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren.

Her funeral was conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son Funeral Home, Winthrop followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church. Rev. Charles Bourke celebrated the mass and offered prayers at the burial in the family lot in Winthrop Cemetery. For memorial donations or to sign her online guestbook, go to


Dennis Ciampa

Orient Heights resident

Dennis Ciampa of Orient Heights East Boston died on April 12.

He was the beloved husband of Zina (Santangelo) Ciampa with whom he shared 40 years of marriage; loving father of Corinne Ciampa of East Boston and Dennis Ciampa Jr. of Revere and his friend, Tayla Casaletto; dear brother of Philip and Robert Ciampa, both of Winthrop; cherished grandfather of Kyle, Justin and Brandon Fournier and Ashley, Nicole, Natalia and Dennis Ciampa Jr.

His funeral will be held from Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere, today, Thursday, at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church, Revere at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For directions and guest book, visit:


Walter Ward

East Boston resident

Walter E. Ward of East Boston died on April 10.

He was the longtime companion of Claire Doherty of East Boston and dear friend of Vincent and Carol Sorrentino of Winthrop.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. Mr. Ward was laid to rest in Holy Cross Mausoleum. For more information:


Gerald Golden

GE retiree

Gerald J. Golden of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, died on April 11.

A US Air Force veteran of World War II, he worked for 40 years at General Electric in Lynn as an accountant manager before retiring.

He was the devoted husband of Elizabeth (Dowd) Golden; loving father of Gerald D. and his wife, Karen Golden, of Williamsburg, VA, Patrick Golden of Manchester, NH and Daniel and his wife, Irene Golden, of Winthrop. He is also survived by four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late Patrick and Annie (Condon) Golden and was the brother of many late brothers and sisters.

Funeral arrangements were by the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, Peabody. Burial was in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. For on-line obituary,visit


Edna May McIntyre

Of Winthrop, formerly of Chelsea

Edna May (Chandler) McIntyre of Winthrop, formerly of Chelsea, died on April 11.

The beloved wife of the late Nathaniel G. McIntyre Sr., she was the devoted mother of Marie McIntyre of Winthrop, Nat McIntyre of Revere and the late Eleanor McIntyre and the sister of four late brothers and one late sister. She is also survived by two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Anthony Memorial Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For online guestbook, please visit


Salvatore Imbrici

East Boston resident

Salvatore Imbrici of East Boston died on April 7.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a past member Post 608 and DAV 77.

He was the loving companion for many years of Josephine Keith of East Boston; dear brother of the late Ralph Imbrici, Angie Rella, Mary Proccacini, Rose Napolitano and Gilda Nigro and is also survived by his many cherished nieces and nephews

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Burial with Military Honors was held along side of his military family in the National Cemetery in Bourne.


Frank Lentini

Revere resident

Frank T. Lentini of Revere died unexpectedly on April 9.

He was the beloved husband of Susan Morgan of Revere; cherished father of Toni Lentini of Revere and Victoria Oliva of Billerica; loving son of Victoria ( Sawtelle) Lentini and the late Anthony "Tony" Lentini; dear brother of Anthony Lentini and his wife, Alice, of Winthrop, his twin brother John Lentini and his wife, Yvonne, of Malden, Michael Lentini and his girl friend, Charletha, of Revere and Danielle Oliva and her husband, David, of Billerica.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was private at Mr. Lentini’s request. For guest book, please visit:


Rosemarie ‘Chickie’ Wallace

Winthrop resident

Rosemarie "Chickie" (Palladino) Wallace of Winthrop, formerly of Orient Heights East Boston, died on March 25.

She was the beloved wife of the late John A. Wallace; mother of Mark S. Wallace and his wife, Beth Tallent, of Winthrop and lovingly missed by Mark, Beth, John, James, Danele and Rhonda.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Saturday, April 17 at 10 a.m. in St John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop Street, Winthrop. For guest book, visit:


Angela Ciampa

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Angela (Arcadipane) Ciampa of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died recently. She was in her 96th year.

She was the beloved wife of Felice Ciampa with whom she shared 50 years of marriage; dear sister of the late Andrew Arcadipane; fond aunt of John, Andrew, Joseph Arcadipane, Andrew Pace, Theresa Leggiero, Immaculata Forziati and Carmine, Anthony and John Ciampa.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in the Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guest book,


Sebastian ‘Sam’ Attardo

Past Commander of the Orient Heights Yacht Club

Sebastian S. "Sam" Attardo of Ipswich, formerly of East Boston, Winthrop and Tilton, NH, died unexpectedly on April 6.

A retired member of the Mass Army National Guard, he was a member of Winthrop Elks, M.&W. Club of East Boston and Past Commander of the Orient Heights Yacht Club.

He was the beloved husband of 48 years of Emily J. (Picciuolo); devoted father of Leslie A. Luneau and her husband, Marc, of Amesbury, Sebastian S. "Sam" Attardo Jr. and his wife, Alicia MacGuire-Attardo, and Mark C. Attardo, all of Ipswich; dear brother of Anthony Attardo and his wife, Gloria, of East Boston, Joanne Oswald and her husband, Edward, of Aurora, CO and the late Francis Attardo. He is also lovingly survived by his cherished granddaughter Francesca E. Attardo, his brother in law Louis Picciuolo and his wife, Maureen, of Winthrop, many nieces, nephews and his canine companion "Zoe."

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Retirement Fund, 30 Jeffreys Neck Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-0398.

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