Obituaries 08-04-2010

Harry Goldstein

Winthrop resident

Harry A. Goldstein of Winthrop died on August 2.

He was the beloved husband of the late Roslyn (Becker) Goldstein; devoted father of Leonard I. Goldstein and his wife, Susan, and the late Morrisa Goldstein; dear brother of Paul Goldstein and his wife, Diane; loving grandfather of Jeffrey and his wife, Melissa, Nathaniel and Daniel and is also survived by one great grandchild, Isabella.

Graveside services at the Tifereth Israel of Everett Cemetery, 232 Fuller St., Everett will be held today, Thursday, August 5, at 11 a.m. Memorial observance will be held following the burial at the home of Leonard and Susan Goldstein today only. Donations in his memory may be made to The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Ovarian Cancer Reserach, 10 Brookline Place, West 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445. For directions and online guestbook. please visit the funeral home website:


Carolina Enge

Resident of Revere and Winthrop

Carolina I. (Rodriguez) Engel, a long time resident of Revere and Winthrop, died on July 26 at the Everett Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after a long confinement. She was 96 years old.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 17, 1913, she came to the United States in August of 1974 settling in Beachmont, Revere. She also lived in Winthrop for a brief time and then returned to Revere.

The wife of the late Nicholas Engel, she was the mother of Isabel Arias of St. Petersburg, Florida, formerly of Revere; the grandmother of Monica Fitzpatrick of St. Petersburg, Florida and Beatrice Daigle of Leominster; great grandmother of Gabrielle Mendoza and Vanessa Daigle and great great grandmother of Stephanie and Nicholas. She was the sister of Eva Carria and Amanda Rodriguez, both of Argentina, and Nelly Fernandez of Naples, Florida. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Argentina and Italy.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass today, Thursday, August 5 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere. Arrangements in the care of Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere.


Martha Lyons

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston and Dorchester

Martha A. Lyons of Revere, formerly of Dorchester and East Boston, died on July 31.

She was the beloved mother of Martha A. Young and her fiance Rudy Wilson of Revere, and Roger A. and his wife, Angela Young, of Everett; loving sister of Alice Bertini of Melrose, John J. Lyons of Florida, Leonard R. Lyons of Boston, Joseph P. Lyons of Winthrop, and the late Claire T. Lyons; devoted grandmother of Mevilyn C. and R.J. Wilson; niece of Claire T. Doherty of Quincy; former wife of the late John P. O’Leary. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Margaret Church of Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, today, Thursday, August 5, at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to American Cancer Society , P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123. For directions and guestbook, Funeral arrangements are by the Murphy Funeral Home, Dorchester.


Michael Ceder

Of California, formerly of Winthrop

Michael I. Ceder of Santa Maria, CA, formerly of Winthrop, died on July 30. He was 88 years old.

A 54 year Mason of the Rabboni Lodge in Boston, his favorites among many interests included breeding, raising and training horses; crafting handmade wood carts, wagons, etc; and being a member of the Santa Maria A’s (an antique car club).

He was the beloved father of Carol Tanzar, Ken Ceder and Len Ceder, all of California, and Linda Ceder of Winthrop and is also survived by five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He also leaves three brothers, Arthur and Harold, of Brookline and William of Florida.

Donations in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.


Juanita Trombley

East Boston resident

Juanita M. (Capone) Trombley of East Boston died on July 31.

She was the loving mother of Denise Trombley and her companion, Frank DiLuigi, of East Boston and the late Jason Trombley; beloved life long partner of Edward Alves of East Boston; dear sister of the late Carol Capone; cherished grandmother of Alicia Antenucci, Zachary and Gianna Trombley, Amanda DiLuigi and Jason Trombley Jr. and is also survived by her adored nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held in the Chapel of the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston. Mrs. Trombley was laid to rest with her son, Jason, in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit:

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit:


Mary D’Amore

Retired Registered Nurse

Mary C. (Presutti) D’Amore of Winthrop died at home on July 28 after a long illness. She was 91 years old.

Born in Boston, the loving daughter of the late Elisa (Battaglia) and Mario Presutti, she resided in Winthrop for more than 55 years. She was a graduate of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing and was a registered nurse.

She was the beloved wife of the late Frank D’Amore; devoted mother of John F. and Cheryl D’Amore of Saugus, Janice D’Amore of Medford and Mary J. D’Amore of Winthrop and loving grandmother of Audrey Rose Sullivan and Molly Ann Sullivan.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Belle Isle Section Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be sent to Hallmark Health VNA & Hospice, Inc., 178 Savin St., Malden, MA 02148. For online guestbook go to


John Lombard

Decorated veteran, retired artist and lithographer

John J. Lombard of Kingston died July 27, at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. He was 84 years old.

Born in Boston on March 10, 1926, he was raised and educated in East Boston. He had lived in Cleveland OH before moving to Kingston four years ago. Mr. Lombard was a decorated US Naval veteran of World War II who served aboard the USS Suwannee. He had been employed as a Lithographer at Peacock Press in Braintree and Rockland. He was an artist who donated art work and artistic talent to many organizations and was the former treasurer of the Meadowcrest Tenants Organization.

He was the husband of the late Marion (Morrissey) Lombard and is survived by three sons, John J. "Jack" Lombard of Ft. Myers FL, David Lombard of Winthrop and Daniel Lombard of Charlotte NC; two daughters, Susan Somers of Kingston and Kathy Slatt of Hanover. He was the father of the late Karen McDonald; Papa to 10 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and Uncle Johnny to many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of Ralph Cragin of Plainville and the late Paul Lombard, Thomas and Charles Cragin, Evelyn Parker and Virginia Charles. He was the dear friend for many years of the late Irene Boryk.

Funeral arrangements were by the Sullivan Funeral Home, Hanover. Burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Boston. _Memorial contributions may be made to the late Karen McDonald’s favorite charity, Patrons of the Heart, c/o Baptist Health Foundation, 841 Prudential Dr., Suite 1300, Jacksonville FL.


Elizabeth Swanfeldt

Winthrop resident

Elizabeth M. (Devereaux) Swanfeldt of Winthrop died on July 27.

"Liz" was a 20 year Salvation Army Store manager in the Greater-Boston area, with a tireless empathy towards less fortunate clients in the Salvation Army Rehabilitation Program. She was also very much involved in visiting and bringing gifts to hospitalized disabled veterans.

Born in Dorchester, she grew up in Somerville, the loving daughter of the late Cecil and Stella (Allen) Devereaux. She was the beloved wife of 59 years of Robert "Swannie" Swanfeldt; devoted mother of Gayle Torres of Wakefield, Jeanne Leyden and her husband, William, of Medford and the late Dianne Swanfeldt; loving grandmother of Robyn, Kimberlee, Scott, Brian and Kristine and loving great-grandmother of Chloe, Olivia, Sophia, Rocco, and Lilly; beloved sister of Ray Devereaux of Medford and the late Ruth Trottier of Pawtucket, RI, Lee Devereaux of Medford, Regis Devereaux of Somerville, Robert Devereaux of Medford, Allie Devereaux of Somerville, a beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews and a dear friend of Ann Agneta..

Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Memorial contributions may be sent in her name to Disabled American Veterans Memorial Program, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. For guestbook

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