Obituaries 12-19-2013

Margaret Lopilato

Of Winthrop, Formerly of East Boston

Margaret ( Luongo) Lopilato of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away  December 14 at the East Pointe  Rehabilitation Center in Chelsea. She was in her 94th year.

A housewife and a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church’s Mothers Club, she was the beloved wife of the late Anthony “Tio” Lopilato with whom she shared 59 years of marriage; the loving mother of Catherine Sinnott and her husband, Myles of Winthrop; dear sister of the late Pasquale Luongo; cherished grandmother of Anthony and Lisa Sinnott and Margaret Sinnott and great grandmother of Nicole and the fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor her life by gathering today, Thursday,  at 10 a.m. at Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere before leaving in procession to St John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop Street, Winthrop at 11:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions and guest book.

Betty Keller

Of Winthrop, Formerly of Chelsea and Florida

Betty (Molk) Keller of Winthrop, formerly of Chelsea and Margate, Florida entered into rest December 13. She was in her 90th year.

The beloved wife of the late Harry Keller, she was the devoted mother of Warren and his wife, Linda of Stoughton, Lance and his wife, Linda of Dallas, Texas, Ira and his wife, Ellen of Marblehead, Richard and his wife, Linda of Winthrop and the late Linda Rosenthal and her late husband, Leonard; cherished grandmother of Todd, Steve, Nicole, John, Jessica, Eric, Sam, Jacob, Ethan and the late Samantha Keller Gordon; cherished great-grandmother of Madison, Cooper, Charlotte and Elizabeth and loving sister of Irene Braverman  and the late Ethel Cohen both of Florida.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, Brookline. Interment was at Shara Tfilo Cemetery in W. Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

Ruth Janice Aronson

Of Winthrop

Ruth Janice Aronson of Winthrop entered into rest on December 11. She was 79 years old.

The beloved wife of Jacob Aronson, she was the devoted mother of Robin Katzman and her husband, Scott of Malden and David Aronson and his wife, Rayna of Marblehead; loving sister of the late Golda Dockser and cherished grandmother of Leonard, Seth, Adam and Elana

Funeral arrangements were by Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapels. Interment was at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon. Shiva was at the home of Robin and Scott Katzman. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Temple Sinai, 1 Community Road, Marblehead, MA 01945, Congregation Beth Israel, 10 Dexter Street, Malden, MA 02148 or to the charity of your choice. For more information, visit:

Judith Schweikert

Of Utah, Formerly of Winthrop

Judith (Judi) Butler Johnson Schweikert passed away on December 9 in Park City, Utah. She was 74 years old.

After growing up in Winthrop, Judi earned a BA in English from Smith College and an MA in English from URI. She married her husband, Dan on August 12, 1961. In the early years they lived in Mystic, CT, and Berkeley Hts., NJ. In 1988 the family moved to San Jose, CA, where Judi earned an MA in counseling at SJSU and was Director of the Noyce Fdn. Scholarship program.

Judi and Dan moved to Park City, Utah in 2004, where she skied and volunteered with more than a dozen organizations including, as in most places she lived, church choir.

She was born November 24, 1939 in Laconia, NH to Carl and Florence Johnson and is survived by her husband of 52 years, Daniel Schweikert; their three children: Eric, Karl, and Kristen Schweikert Humphrey; and five grandchildren: Anne, Edward, Margaret, George, and Alden.

Services were held December 13, at the Park City (Utah) Community Church.

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