Obituaries 01-30-2020

Marie MacDonald

Jordan Marsh Retiree and Longstanding Devotee of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Revere

Marie A. (Cassidy) MacDonald, 92, of Revere died on Jan. 20 after a long illness.

 A retiree of Jordan Marsh Co. and a member of their Quarter Century Club, she was a longstanding devotee of Immaculate Conception Parish Community and active member of the former Immaculata Guild.

The beloved wife of the late Daniel J. MacDonald, she was the devoted mother of Barbara A. Uttaro and her husband, Lewis of Dedham, William M. MacDonald of Revere and Joan M. Hogan and her husband, Thomas of Winthrop; cherished grandmother to Daniel F. Uttaro of Charlotte, NC, Paul L. Uttaro and his wife, Molly of Franklin, Lauren M. Uttaro and Catherine Brenna of Waltham, Jennifer J. Uttaro of Quincy, Robert L. Uttaro and his wife, Jenee of Needham, Matthew I. MacDonald of Holderness, N.H., Erin E. Lavoie of Hudson, N.H. and Meghan A. MacDonald of Plymouth, N.H.; dear sister of Robert M. Cassidy and his late wife, Anita of Revere and the late Frank Cassidy. She is also lovingly survived by her four great grandchildren: Aila, Caiden, Grace and Lexi, her sister-in-law, Mary Cassidy of Burlington, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

And to the outstanding team of caregivers; namely, Rosita and Juan Toledo, Lucy Retamar, Kiara Mojica and Dalia Canales, Marie’s family applauds you for your caring, loving professionalism and patience in the extraordinary attention to our mother. Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107), Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial St., #19, Malden, MA 02148. For more information, please visit

Winifred Lang

Retired Tax Examiner for the Commonwealth of Mass. Dept. of Revenue

Winifred M. “Winnie” (White) Lang died at the Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody following a brief illness. She was 92 years old.

Winnie was born in Gloucester and raised and educated in Revere. She was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1946.

She and her husband, Robert J. Hames, remained in Revere where together they raised their family. After 24 years of marriage, Winnie and the children suffered the loss of her husband.

Winnie began to work at Almy’s in the shoe department, where she worked for over 15 years. She later took a position with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Department of Revenue working her way up to the title of Tax Examiner in the Abatement Division. She retired in 1992 after 12 years of service.

She later met and married Eugene E. Lang, Jr.  The couple then moved to Medford and later to Winthrop where they lived together until his passing in 2017 after sharing 35 years of marriage. Winnie always maintained her wonderful personality of wit and humor. She was always considered the life of the party. Her sense of humor attracted all people, young and old wherever she went, always preferring the young crowd herself. She enjoyed life by laughing and celebrating and doing things she loved to do. She loved country music and dancing; it was one of her favorite things to do. She also enjoyed NASCAR racing. She once had the honor and privilege of driving the “pace car.” Above all else, Winnie loved spending time with her family.

She was the dedicated wife of the late Eugene E. Lang, Jr. and the late Robert J. Hames, loving mother of Robert C. Hames and his wife, Dawn of Beverly, Laurene K. Kinney and her husband, John of Georgetown, Rachelle L. Hersey and her husband, Alan of Winthrop and Kathy Toler and her husband, James of Richmond, Va.; cherished grandmother of John K. Wiberg of Beaufort, S.C., Robert “Rob” Wiberg of Ft. Collins, Colo., Janelle Kinney of Medford, Kaitlyn W. and Amanda L. Hersey, both of Winthrop, Ashley and Lindsay Hames, both of Beverly, Emily, Timothy and Sarah Toler, all of Richmond, Va.; adored great-grandmother of Roselyn G. Wiberg; dear sister of the late Charles LeBlanc, Eleanor Chamberlain and Arthur Cheeseman. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews and many loving friends and extended family.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Building Fund at St,. Anthony of Padua Church 250 Revere St., Revere, MA 02151. For more information, please visit

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