Boston Fire Alarm Asst. Superintendent
Charles E. McCarthy of Reading died on December 13. He was 84 years old.
A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the Assistant Superintendent of Boston Fire Alarm for 40 years.
He was the beloved husband of Doris (Gerry) McCarthy; devoted father of Annmarie O’Brien of Salem, Charles J. McCarthy and his wife, Evelyn, of Beverly, Richard S. McCarthy and his wife, Virginia, of Lynn, Kathleen McCarthy of Salem, Lorraine McLaughlin and her husband, Michael, of Winthrop, Robert P. McCarthy and his wife, Diane, of Haverhill and Deborah DelGreco and her husband, Charles. of Reading; loving grandfather of 14 and great grandfather of seven; dear brother of Robert McCarthy and his wife, Jean, of Medfield, Marion McLaughlin and her husband, Tod, of Charlestown, and the late Henry McCarthy and his surviving wife, Rosemarie, of Amesbury. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
His Funeral will be held from the Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St., Reading, Saturday at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass celebrating his life in St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St., Reading at 9 a.m.. Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share remembrances with the family on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please honor him by making donations in his memory to Boston Firefighters Death and Welfare Fund Florian Hall, 55 Hall St., Dorchester, MA 02124. For directions or to send a memorial condolence www.josephdoherty funeralhome.com.
Marilyn Schlossberg of Las Vegas, formerly of Winthrop, died on December 11. She was 81 years old.
She was born in Boston on June 15, 1929 and graduated as valedictorian from both Winthrop High School and Boston University. She was a retired travel agent and travel agency owner.
She was the beloved mother of Alan and his wife, Gail Schlossberg, and adored grandmother of Remy Elise. She was also the mother of the late Faye Schlossberg.
A graveside service was held at Palm Mortuary Northwest in Las Vegas. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Jewish National Fund to restore the recent loss of trees in Israel.
Leonora ‘Lennie’ Indrisano
Leonora A. “Lennie” (Repucci) Indrisano of Winthrop died at the Lighthouse Nursing Home in Revere on December 10 after a long illness. She was 87 years old.
Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Adeline (Susa) and George Repucci, she lived in Winthrop for most of her life. She was the beloved wife of Joseph R. Indrisano, the devoted mother of Stephen Indrisano of Chelsea and dear sister of Mary Indrisano of Georgia and the late Geraldine Caramello and loving grandmother of Stephen, Nicole and Mark.
Funeral arrangements were by the Caggiano Funeral Home, Winthrop.Â Burial was in the Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery. To sign her online guest book go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.
Virginia A. (Kelley) Lundberg of Winthrop died on December 10 at the Park Ave. Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Arlington. She was 82 years old.
The beloved wife of the late Philip V. Lundberg, she was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Richard J. and Mary (MacDonald) Kelley; devoted mother of Philip J. Lundberg and his wife, Susan, of Winthrop, Robert V. Lundberg and his wife, Kathy, of Dracut, Karen A. Deely and her husband, Scott, of Arlington, Paul R. Lundberg of Mashpee, and Diane M. Pillsbury and her husband, Doug, of Westford; dear sister of Marie McCarthy of Dorchester and Barbara Spencer of Winthrop, and the late Edward, Richard, John, and Francis Kelley, and Sr. Mary Pius CSJ; loving grandmother of Robert Murphy, Lisa Toto, Jennifer Boncore, Ryan Murphy, Philip, Adam, Robert, and Christopher Lundberg, Brittany Deely, Taylor, Brooke, and Olivia Pillsbury, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. For guestbook, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.
Member of many organizations
Bobby “Fitta” Fitzgerald of Winthrop, formerly of Charlestown, died suddenly on December 11.
A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of The International Steamships Clerks Union 1066, I.L.A., a member of The Halligan Club, The Bunker Hill Council #62, K. of C., The Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078 and the Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association.
He was the husband of the late Grace (Mahoney) Fitzgerald; beloved father of Debbie Kane of Winthrop and her late husband, Marty Kane, Christine Kelly and her husband, Eddie, of Melrose and the late Bobby Fitzgerald; loving grandfather of Aileen Kane and Bobby Kelly; devoted brother of David Fitzgerald and his wife, Joan, of Mashpee and the late Eleanor Mahoney, Margie McGonagle, Thomas, George, and Edward Fitzgerald.
His Funeral will be held from the Frank H. Carr Funeral Home 220 Bunker Hill St. Charlestown, today, Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Francis De Sales Church at 1O a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury. Memorial donations may be made to The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, 15 Green St. Charlestown, MA 02129. For guest book, obituary and directions visit www.carrfuneral.com.
East Boston resident
Camille (Assenza) Renzulli of East Boston died on December 9.
She was the wife of the late Frank Renzulli; mother of Janice and her husband, Leonard Polacco, of Swampscott, Alfred Renzulli and his wife, Therese, of Winthrop, Anna and her husband, David Forlizzi, of West Peabody, Frank Renzulli and his wife, Jacquelyn, of Toluca Lake, CA.; sister of Anna Sinagra, Lena Assenza, Jennie Ruotolo, and the late Joseph Assenzo and Mary Riley; grandmother of Michael Polacco, Anthony and Gianna Forlizzi, Vincenzo, Nico, Francesca, and Gino Renzulli.
Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. MagrathFuneralHome.com.
David F. Collins of Medford died on December 8.
He was the beloved husband of the late Alice (DiLorenzo) Collins; cherished father of Patricia Medeiros and her husband, Steven, and David Collins, Jr. all of Medford, Debra Putney of Woburn, and Paula Eldeb of Somerville and is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was the son of the late Agnes (Owens) and John J. Collins; brother of Patricia McLaren of Rochester, NH, John Collins of Yarmouth, Marsha Anastas and Kevin Collins, both of Winthrop, Mary Ellen McMahon of Medford and the late Phyllis Fagan, Paul and Michael Collins.
Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. For obituary and guestbook, please visit: dellorusso.net.
Past member of the Otis Club
Paul N. “Yoker” Odierno of East Boston died on December 1 surrounded by his loving family at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 83 years old.
He was born in New York city in 1927 to the late Alfred and Lucy (Gaetano) Odierno. He proudly served his country in the US Army and was a decorated veteran of World War II and a past member of the Otis Club.
The dear brother of Elsie Antonuccio of East Boston, and the late Louis and Frank Odierno, he is also survived by his many cherished nieces and nephews.
For more information please visit www.ruggieromh.com Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home East Boston.
Of East Boston, formerly of Italy
Maria (Vitale) Iapicca of East Boston, formerly of Mirabella Eclano, Italy, died on December 8.
The beloved wife of the late Michael Iapicca, she was the dear sister of Addolorata (Vitale) Cappuccio, nine late sisters and two late brothers. She was the loving aunt of Raffaele Cappuccio and his wife, Norma, of Revere, Carolina Cerrato and her husband, Giovanni, of Italy, Thomas Minichiello and his wife, Fran, of Cape Cod, Assunta Capodano of Medford, Maria (Capodano) Sodano and her late husband, Luigi, of Winthrop, Alicia (Capodano)Biasella and her husband, Nicola, of Cambridge, the late Michele Cappuccio and his surviving wife, Emanuela, of Medford, the late Antonia (Capodano)DeSantis and her surviving husband, Federico, of Winthrop, the late Maria (Minichello)Barletta and her late husband, Anthony, Rocco Iapicca and his wife, Tanina, of No. Reading, Bernardina (Iapicca) Scippa and her husband, Raffaele, Lina (Iapicca)Scippa and her late husband, Joseph, of Revere, James Iapicca of East Boston and Pasquale Iapicca. She is also survived by many adored nieces and nephews in Italy as well as many great nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Mrs. Iapicca was laid to rest in the Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery. In honoring Mrs. Iapicca’s life, memorial donations may be made to Don Orione, Home 111 Orient Avenue, East Boston 02128. For more information or to send an online condolence please visit www.ruggieromh.com.
Henry ‘Hank’ Santangelo
Member of Many Organizations
Henry R. “Hank” Santangelo Of Plymouth, formerly of Revere, died on December 7 at Jordan Hospital.
He was born in Boston and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked as a glazier for several window companies and at Sam’s Club in Plymouth in his later years. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion, a past member of the Winthrop Elks and the Revere Elks.
The beloved husband of Jacqueline (Ciampa) Santangelo of Plymouth, he was the father of Rhonda and her husband, Daniel Friel, of Norwood and Joel Santangelo of New Hampshire; grandfather of Jaime Santangelo, Sara, Kristen, and Justin Friel.
Funeral arrangements were by the Richard Davis Funeral Home, Plymouth (Manomet.) Burial was at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Division of Development and Jimmy Fund, c/o Susan Paresky, 10 Brookline Place West, 8th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445. On-line condolences may be made at richarddavisfuneralhome.com.
Past Venerable Daughters of Italy
Lucy C. (Orlandella) Bonanno of Revere died on December 7.
The Past Venerable of the Daughters of Italy of Winthrop and Revere, she was the beloved wife of Michael; loving and cherished mother of Patricia Simone and her husband, Chris, Janice Bonanno and Michael Jr., all of Revere; dear sister of Michael Orlandella of Syracuse NY, Ralph Orlandella of Lowell, Rose Gallo of Billerica and the late Frances Isamone, Grace Sasso, Elvira Williams, Anna Donaruma, Phyllis Saulnier, Louise McGurin, Leo Orlandella, Emma Stowell and Rocco Orlandella.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. www.Buonfiglio.com.