Obituaries 03-28-2013

John O’Halloran Wentworth

Retired Civil Engineer

John O’Halloran Wentworth of Revere, formerly of Somerville, died on March 23 at Osterman’s of Melrose. He was 84 years old.

Born and raised in Somerville, the son of the late Shirley and Esther Veronica O’Halloran, he was a former Civil Engineer for the State of Massachusetts and a long time active member of the Revere Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1272.

He was the beloved husband of the late Janet (Bradley) and Anna Lucey (Carpineto), the devoted father of John O. Wentworth, Jr. of Everett, Sharon Wentworth of Medford, step father of Kathleen Barrett of Revere and David Goulding of Bolton and the dear brother of Patricia Delorey of Winthrop. He is also survived by four loving grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. For guestbook please visit

Charles Sullivan

Of Randolph, formerly of Chelsea

Charles F. Sullivan of Randolph, formerly of Chelsea, died on March 12.

Born and raised in Chelseaand a retiree of Smith Craft Keene Lighting Co., the Lightolier, he was a member of the BPOE #2130 Randolph and the American Legion Post #34 of Chelsea.

He was the son of the late Frank and Lil Sullivan of Fay Square, the husband of the late Nancy (Tibbetts) Sullivan; loving father of Suzanne Smith of Holbrook and the late Michael Sullivan; dear grandfather of Kerry Smith and Vikkilyn Gallagher; brother of the late Bernard and Eugene Sullivan and is also survived by three great grandchildren; his nephew, Michael and his wife, Tina of Winthrop and his sister in law, Pat Sullivan of Chelsea.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cartwright Funeral Home, Randolph. Burial was in Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 370 7th Avenue, S-1802, NY, NY 10001. For additional information or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit:

Angelina Ippolito

Of Winthrop, formerly of Revere

Angelina (Imerse) Ippolito of Winthrop, formerly of Revere, died on March 22.

She was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale Ippolito; loving mother of John Ippolito and his wife, Grace of Revere, Salvatore Ippolito and his wife, Katherine, Santo Ippolito and Grace Ippolito, all of Winthrop and the late Maria Grutti, Josephine Amico and her husband, Michael, Jr. of Winthrop; dear sister of many late siblings; cherished grandmother of Grace Marie Gagin, Lisa Cautillo, Grace Ippolito Petrola, Donna Moore and Angelina Ippolito. She is also survived by nine loving great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangementswere by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guest book:

Paul Doull

Retired Salesman

Paul G. Doull of Golden Drive, Winthrop passed away suddenly at his home on March 7. He was 80 years old.

Born in Boston, the beloved son of the late Mary C. (DiSario) and John W. Doull, he was a US Army veteran of Korea and was honorable discharged as a Private 2nd Class. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a salesman for a building supply company for many years.
He is survived by his sister, Ella Ryan of Medway and many nieces and nephews.
A spring committal is planned at the National Cemetery in Bourne. To sign the online guestbook go to or

Celeste Ascollilo

Lifelong East Boston Resident

Celeste N. Ascollilo of Marian Street, East Boston passed away at the Don Orione Nursing Home in East Boston on March 22 after a prolonged illness. She was 80 years old.

Born in Boston, the beloved daughter of the late Philomena (D’Argenio) and Pasquale Repucci, she was a lifetime resident of East Boston and the devoted wife for more than 53 years to the late Robert J. Ascollilo Sr.; the loving mother of Robert J. Ascollilo, Jr. and Donna C. Petraglia, both of Winthrop, Richard Ascollilo of Chelsea and the late Christine M. Ascollilo; the dear sister of Nicholas Repucci of Hyde Park, Patty Picardi of Danvers and Carol Repucci of East Boston and the late Antonio Repucci, Rita Ciazzo, Mary Mastrangelo and Robert Repucci; the cherished grandmother of Celeste, Corinne, Michael, Robert, Andrew and Christine.
Her funeral was conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on Tuesday, March 26 followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church. Interment followed the Mass in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For memorial donations or to sign the online guestbook go to or

Gladys Ranieri

Of Winthrop

Gladys (Andriotti) Ranieri of Winthrop died on March 21.

The beloved wife of the Late Anthony Ranieri, Sr., she was the devoted mother of Patricia Ranieri and Janice Tremonte, both of Winthrop, Cynthia Silvey and her husband, Edward of Reading and the late Anthony Ranieri Jr.; dear sister of the Late Evelyn Musi, Aurora Ciampa, Michael Andriotti, Helen Scardetta, Rose Cannata, Millie Costello, Yolanda Gallo and George Andriotti; cherished grandmother of Lisa Byrd and Adam, Alana and Tyler Silvey; adored great grandmother of Tamiko Byrd and fond great great grandmother of Lilliana.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. Services concluded with Gladys being laid to rest with her beloved husband and son at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Lake Street, Peabody.

Jean Sarro

Of Peabody, formerly of East Boston

Jean E. (Colucci) Sarro of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, died on March 21.

The beloved wife of James Sarro Sr., she was the mother of Ronald and his wife, Denise of Saugus, James Jr. and his wife, Sheila of Winthrop, Susan and her husband, Michael Doucette of Peabody, and Janet and her husband, Richard Gonzalez of Melrose; sister of Gerry Quarantiello of East Boston and the late Raymond “Sonny” Colucci; grandmother of Heather, Melissa, Stacey, Rebecca, Kimberly, Amanda, Michael, Angel “AJ” and the late James III and great-grandmother of Destiny, Matthew, Carly and Damien. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jean’s memory to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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