Obituaries 04-14-2011

Charles O’Leary

Graduate of Winthrop High School, Class of 2002

Charles P. O’Leary of Winthrop died suddenly at All Saints Medical Center in Lowell on March 31. He was 27 years old.

Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of Margaret A. (Aliberti) and Charles S. O’Leary. He was a 2002 graduate of Winthrop High School and was employed as a painter.

He was the cherished grandson of Charles and Helene O’Leary and Virginia and the late Jack Aliberti; the dear nephew of Patricia Miner, Daniel, Dennis O’Leary, Roger, John, Rocky, James, Mark Aliberti and the late Brian O’Leary. He is also survived by many loving cousins and friends.

His funeral was conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery. To view his video tribute or sign the online guestbook go to

Albert LeBaron

Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston

Albert N. LeBaron of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on April 9.

He was the husband of Melissa M. (Perry); loving father of Nikolas, Matthew and Alexander, all of Winthrop; beloved son of Mildred A. “Midge” (Todisco) of Winthrop and the late Albert H. LeBaron; brother of Kim Brancato of Winthrop and Shawn LeBaron of Bradford and is also survived by two nephews, three nieces, many aunts, uncles and cousins.

His Funeral will be held from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. [at Day Sq] East Boston today, Thursday, April 14 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in the Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery.

Matthew Alan Rush

Retired Air Force SMSGT

Matthew Alan Rush of Belleville, Ill, formerly of Revere, died on March 22 at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO. He was 49 years old.

Born in Winthrop on May 19, 1961, he was a retired US Air Force SMSGT and a Gulf War veteran, he worked at Headquarters Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base as Chief of Terminal Instruments Procedures Branch.

He was the brother of the late Michael Rush and is survived by his parents, John and Jacqueline (Reily) Rush of Revere; three children, Christopher Rush of Brighton, Colorado, Tyler Rush and Savannah Rush of Billeville, Illinois; two brothers, John Rush of Salt Lake City, Utah and Mark (Yanni) Rush of Derry, NH; a sister, Andrea (Lawrence) Melanson of Winthrop; nieces and nephews, Jacob, Nicholas and Reilly Rush and Michael, Andrew, Lorenzo and Christina Rush and many friends.


Funeral arrangements were by the Moll Funeral Home, Mascontah, Illinois. Burial with military honors was at the Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:

Angela Parisi

Of Revere, formerly of Venezuela

Angela (DeStefano) Parisi of Revere, formerly of Venezuela, died recently.

She was the beloved wife of the late Luigi Parisi; devoted mother of Maria Esposito of Canada, Rosanna Digitale and her husband, Emilio, of Revere, Nora Furino and her husband, Sebastiano, of Italy, Felicia DeAndrade and her husband, Humberto, of Florida and the late Luigi Parisi; cherished grandmother of 14 grandchildren as well as the late Venessa Digitale.


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Josephine Russo

Known for her creativity and love for the arts

Josephine M. “JoJo” Russo of Plymouth (Manomet), formerly of Winthrop, died at home on April 5. She was 54 years old.

“JoJo” was born in Everett, the daughter of the late Vincent and Florence (Napolitano) Russo. She lived in Winthrop before moving to Manomet six years ago. JoJo was respectively known for her creativity and love for the arts, having her paintings showcased at local art shows. Her passion, resilience and deep love for her family was inspiring to all those who have had the fortunate opportunity to have her in their life. Her well extended family included her friends at the Plymouth District Court House.

She leaves her loving sister and care-giver Donna Saponaro and her husband, Ronald, of Manomet, Lawrence Russo of Massachusetts, Paul Russo of New Hampshire, and the late Augustina Cyr. She also leaves her nephew, Ronnie Saponaro Jr., of Onset.

Funeral arrangements were by the Richard Davis Funeral Home, Plymouth (Manomet.) In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The ARC of Greater Plymouth. Burial was in the Vine Hills Cemetery, Plymouth. On-line condolences at

James DeBay

Of Peabody, formerly of East Boston

James B. “Jay” DeBay of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, died on April 5. He was 49 years old.

The loving son of the late Clyde and Eleanor (Rao) DeBay, he was the devoted father of Steven and Marisa DeBay, both of Danvers;  dear brother of Dianne Curry and her husband, Robert, of East Boston, Philip DeBay of Revere and Clyde Christopher DeBay of East Boston; former husband of Karen DeBay (Peterson) of Danvers and is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information or to send  an  online condolence:

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