Obituaries 05-20-2011

Patrick Marino President of Marino and Sons Jewelers,

Past Commodore of the PPYC

Patrick A. Marino of Girdlestone Road died suddenly on May 16. He was 73 years old. Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late Marion (Tontodonato) and Patrick Marino. A graduate of Winthrop High School, he joined the US Marine Corps and served for several years before being honorably discharged. He was the President of P. Marino and Son’s Jewelers in Boston and the past commodore of the Pleasant Park Yacht Club.

He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Morrison) and the loving father of Patrick Marino and his wife, Danielle, of Winthrop, the cherished grandfather of J.J.; dear brother of Frances Larsen and her husband, Ted, and Robert Marino and his wife, Barbara, all of Winthrop. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Monday, May 23 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation on Sunday, May22 from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will follow the Mass in Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to

Joseph Janielis

Worked for Bilt-Rite

Joseph P. Janielis of Winthrop died Sunday, May 15 at a local nursing home after a long illness. He was 83 years old.

The husband of the late Edith L. (Cassaro) Janielis, he was born in Boston, the son of the late Zigmund and Mary (Son) Jannis. He was raised in Boston and was a graduate of East Boston High School and also attended area technical schools. He has lived in Winthrop for many years.

He was employed as a machinist for Bilt-Rite in Chelsea retiring in the 1960’s after 25 years of service with the company. He enjoyed fishing, carpentry, and any mechanical work with his hands. He loved his family and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his three children, Kevin J. Janielis  and his wife, Joanne, of Wakefield, Joseph M. Janielis  and his wife, Ann Marie, of Winthrop, and Debra L. Chancey and her husband, Fred, of  Peabody. He also leaves his grand children: Emily, Michael, Brandon, Caitlin, Molly, Jonathan, Rachel, Pamela; three great grand children, Dylan, Sophia and Audreyand several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late John, Charles Jannis and Mary Anne Derouisi.

Funeral arrangements were by the Solimine, Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, Lynn. Memorial donations maybe made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472. For guest book:

Bradford Chace

Retired accountant

Bradford A. “Brad” Chace of Winthrop, formerly of St. Augustine, FL, died after a long illness at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea on May 16. He was 75 years old.

He was the devoted husband of the late Alice (Pinney) Chace. Born in Winthrop, he was the beloved son of the late Boardman H. and Helen E.(Belcher) Chace.

He graduated from Winthrop High School, Class of 1954and then went on to Boston University where he graduated with a degree in finance in 1958.He had a passion for literature with a deep interest in history. Prior to his retirement, he worked as an accountant for a trucking and freight company.

He is survived by several step-children, cherished friends Diane Pennell of Winthrop and Susan Kerr of Tewksbury, and his dear cat, Dove.

A Memorial Service will be held in the First Church of Winthrop-United Methodist,217 Winthrop St. Winthrop, on Monday, May 23 at 10a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will follow in Winthrop Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association, 40 Shirley St., Winthrop, Ma. 02152. Funeral arrangements are by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210Winthrop St., Winthrop. For guestbook, go to

Giuseppe Amato

East Boston resident

Giuseppe Amato of East Boston died in New Hampshire on May 14.

He was the beloved husband of the late Maria (Sole) Amato; devoted father of Carmela Amato-Wierda and her husband, Derk, of Durham, NH and the late Domenic Amato; dear brother of Salvatore Amato of Italy and the late Giuseppina, Taniaand  Sarina; cherished grandfather of Henry, Carl and Peter and is also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston. Mr. Amato was laid to rest with his loving wife in Holy Cross Cemetery. For more information or to send an online condolence

Paul Brickley

Boston resident

Paul M. Brickley of Boston died on April 13.

He was the loving father of Ellie Brickley  of Winthrop and Michael Brickley of Virginia; devoted son of the late George V. and Eleanor R. (Vietro) Brickley and is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. A Memorial Service was held at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Boston. Memorial contributions may be made to MSPCA, 350Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02130. Arrangements were by The Gately Funeral Home of Melrose. To sign his guest book, please visit:

Rose Shultz

Retired teacher

Rose A. (Rosenberg) Shultz died on May 11 at the Lighthouse Nursing Home in Revere. She was 93 years old.

Born in Chelsea, she lived in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School and Salem State College, Class of 1939. She taught at the Louis Pasteur and Mary T. Ronan Schools and later in her career, until her retirement, she was a remedial reading teacher. She was a member of the Hadassah B’nai B’rith. She spent her life dedicated to her husband and family.

The beloved wife of the late Morris L. Shultz, she was the devoted mother of Elaine Gadonand her companion, James O’Brien, of Winthrop; loving daughter of the late Max and Mary Rosenberg; dear sister of Manuel Rosenberg and his wife, Janice, the late Dorothy Cohen and her late husband, Samuel, the late Selma Leibowitz and husband, Harold, the late Bernard “Sunny” Rosenberg and his late wife, Rhoda, and sister in law to the late Philip and Bella Weisberg. She was the grandmother of Jay Gadon, Bradley Gadon and his wife, Amy, and Heather Gadon-Lee and her husband, Andrew; dear great-grandmother of Myles, Marley, Maxwell, Ethan and Rachael. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends who loved her dearly.

Services were held at theTorf Funeral Chapel, Chelsea. Burial was in Sharon. Memorial donations may be made to the Lighthouse Nursing Home, 204Proctor Ave., Revere, MA 02151or to the Alzheimer’s Association,311 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA02472. For online guest book visit

William Jacobson

Technical director at WBZ-TV

William Jacobson of Winthrop died at the Kindred Hospital in Peabody on May 14. He was 87 years old. Born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of the late Rose (Unger) and Benjamin Jacobson, he was a long time resident of Winthrop and formerly resided in Brookline.

Prior to his retirement he was employed at WBZ-TV for more than 40 years and was the Technical Director for 23 years. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II.

He was the loving husband of 60 years of Patricia F. (Peyser); beloved father of Linda A. Jacobson of Hamden, CT and the late Barry Michael Jacobson. He will be missed by all.

Graveside services with military honors were held at the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery on May 17. At there quest of the family, Shiva will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Winthrop Senior Center 35 Harvard St., Winthrop MA 02152. Thanks to MGH and the Kindred Hospital in Peabody for all their care. To sign his online book of condolences go to

Dorothy Ruth Cleary-Esposito

Worked at Logan Airport

Dorothy Ruth Cleary-Esposito of Middleboro died on April 15 at Morton Hospital in Taunton after a long illness. She was 66 years old.

Born in Winthrop, she had been employed at Logan Airport.

She was the wife of the late Nicholas Esposito and the daughter of the late Herbert Charles and Minnie F. Nelson-Cleary. Mrs. Esposito was educated in Boston Schools and continued her education at North Shore Community College. She has lived in Middleboro for the past10 years and worked for many years _for Airport Security at Logan Airport.

She is survived by her son Charles B. Esposito of Middleboro, her grandson Jonathan Esposito, her sister Linda S. Petrola of Middleboro and her cousin John Cleary of Winthrop.

Michael Mahoney

Member of the Painters Union

Michael J. Mahoney of Lucia Avenue, Revere died suddenly at home on May 15. He was 44years old.

Born in Revere, he was the beloved son of Janice M.(Devine) and the late Robert C. Mahoney. He was a 1984 graduate of Revere High School and worked as a painter for many years. He was a member of the Painter’s Union.

He was the cherished father of Kayla and the dear brother of Deborah Mackey and her husband, Timmy, of Peabody, Robert Mahoney and his wife, Gina, of Revere, Eddie Mahoney and his wife, Marybeth, of Melrose, Thomas Mahoney and his wife, Deborah, of New Hampshire, Maureen Mahoney of Revere, Kevin Mahoney and his fiancé, Lisa Sullivan, of Brockton and Mary McNeil of Revere. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, one grandniece and one grand nephew.

His Funeral will be held from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, 147Winthrop St., Winthrop today, Thursday, May 19 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the Mass in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to

Kenneth Kames

Succesful businessman

Kenneth F. Kames of Boston died on May 11 after a 2 1/2 year battle with leukemia. He was 76 years old.

Mr. Kames grew up in Winthrop, the third child of Louis and Ida (Simons) Kames. After losing his father at a young age, he struggled to help his family while getting an education. He earned a BS at Bentley College and attended graduate school at Suffolk University. Through hard work and perseverance he became a successful business executive, working for the Gillette Company for 32 years. By the time of his retirement in2000, he had held positions of assistant controller, Director of special financial projects, general manager/Gillette Japan, and corporate vice president of new business development. In this latter capacity, he was responsible for worldwide acquisitions and mergers, completing more than 100 transactions in 44countries.

For the past 13 years; Mr. Kames served on the Board of Directors and was chairman of the audit committee of Dynamics Research Corporation. He has also held positions of leadership and advising on several other business entities including the Boston Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, ACG International, Bentley Graduate Business School, and Brook Venture Fund.

Ken Kames is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years and childhood sweetheart, Edythe (Eisenberg) and his three children, Linda Kames and her husband, Ed Bauman, Karen Kames and husband, Chris Gaffney, and Steven Kames. He was the brother of the late Jacqueline Rubin and Robert Kames. He also leaves his five incredible grandchildren, Alexander and Elizabeth Bauman, and Spencer, Lukas and Olivia Gaffney.

Services were held at Temple Isaiah, Lexington. Burial was at Westview Cemetery, Lexington. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Leukemia &Lymphoma Society; 9 Erie Dr., Suite 101, Natick, MA 01760.Arrangements were entrusted to Levine Chapels, Brookline 617-277-8300.

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