Obituaries 12-28-2017

Robert James Millerick

Longtime Bank of Boston employee

Robert James Millerick, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, died on Christmas Day, December 25.

Bob was a longtime employee of the Bank of Boston.  He resided at the Fort Heath Apartments on Pond St. for many years where he had many friends.

He was the beloved son of the late Helen A. (Kelly) and William T. Millerick, brother of the late M. Eleanor Millerick, the late William A. Millerick and his surviving wife, Constance and the late Paul G.Millerick and his surviving wife, Dorothy; uncle of Paul T., Robert F., Albert J., Timothy P., William and Kevin Millerick, Denise Lanza and Lucille Ferragamo and the grand-uncle of Danielle Dougan, Briana Millerick-Croteau, Elaine, Kristen and Maura Lanza, Ryan, Daria, Alexandra, Ashley and Gregory Millerick.

Bob’s Services will be held today, Thursday, December 28 in the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston.  The family has requested that donations be made in his memory to the American Heart Assn.

David Rantz

Of Lynn, formerly of Revere and Winthrop

David M. Rantz of Lynn, formerly of Winthrop and Revere, passed away on Monday, December 18. He was 82 years old.

The cherished son of the late Morris and Marjorie (Rehal) Rantz and Anne (Staretz) Rantz, he was the beloved

husband of the late Marie (Blundo) Rantz, cherished father of Laura Rantz Moyer and Nadine Rantz

Casey and their mother, Margaret Casey, Lisa Giambartolomei Luise and her fiancé, Michael Hayes, Diana

Giambartolomei Santheson and her husband, Carl, Maria Giambartolomei Calla and her loving companion, Paulie Christie and the late Audrey Buchanan.  He was the adored grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of eight; caring brother of Lois Vasel, who was his best friend, Joan Estabrooks, Florence

Hodgkins, Selma Pomeranz and the late Harvey Fischler, Marjorie Ferrara, and Freddie Rantz.  He is also

survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held in David’s honor on Saturday, December 30          at 11 a.m. in the Chapel at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.  Inurnment will follow the service.  At the family’s request, please OMIT flowers. Donations may be made to the Dana

Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.  For directions and guestbook please visit:

Ann Marie Mannetta

Of Winthrop

Ann Marie Chiaramonte) Mannetta of Winthrop passed away on December 25 at the age of 83.


The beloved mother of Carol DeCarlo and her husband, Michael of Winthrop and Jean Gunn and her husband, Matthew Sr. of California, she was the dear sister of Mary Ambrose and her husband, David of Winthrop and the late Sandra McInnis; cherished grandmother of Michael and his wife, Krystle, Danielle and her husband, Louis, Matthew and his wife, Barbara and Shanna and her boyfriend, Chris; adored great-grandmother of Jayla, Gianna, Tessa, Michael and Joseph and the loving companion of Frank Sico. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.


Family and friends will honor Ann’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Friday December 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. before leaving in procession to St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop Street, Winthrop for a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass in celebration of Ann’s life. Services will conclude with Ann being laid to rest in Winthrop Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131. For more information, visit:


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