Obituaries 10-13-2022

George Mucci

Above All Else, His Love for Family Is How He Will Be Best Remembered

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, October 15 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere for George C. Mucci, who died on Wednesday, October 5 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Facility in Worcester following a long illness. He was 85 years old. A funeral will be celebrated following the visitation at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere. Interment with Military Honors will immediately follow in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park.

George was born on January 2, 1937 to his late parents, Carmen and Laura A. (Gaglini) Mucci. He was one of five children. He was raised and educated in East Boston and was a graduate of Boston English High School, Class of 1955.

George enlisted in the US Army in 1955 and proudly served his country until 1957. While he served in the Army, he graduated first in his class at radio school, and was stationed in Japan as a Radio Operator.

George returned home and began to work at Retail Credit for several years. He later began a career for Logan Equipment Corp. that spanned 30 years and he proudly retired as the Treasurer and CFO of the firm.

George married his wife, Joan (MacKenzie) on September 11, 1965. The couple lived in East Boston, Revere, Shrewsbury and then settling back in Revere in 1999.

George was a loving and devoted family man and worked hard to provide for them. He attended Wentworth Institute for Plan Reading and Estimating and Bentley College for Accounting, with honors, while working full time. George was also a member of the Progressive Club, St. Vincent De Paul Society and East Boston Rotary, serving two terms as Rotary President. He volunteered and served as President of Noddle Island Multi-Service Agency (NIMSA), a Drug Rehabilitation Program in East Boston. When NIMSA was threatened with closure, he negotiated a merger with North Suffolk Mental Health in order to continue operations. During Governor King’s Administration, he served as Chairman of the South Essex Sewerage District. Above all else his love for his family is how he will be best remembered.

The devoted husband of 57 years to Joan C. Mucci of Revere, he was the loving father of David P. Mucci and his wife, Sharon M. of Pepperell and the late George Christopher Mucci; the cherished and proud papa to Christopher J. Mucci and Emily R. Mucci, both of Pepperell; the treasured brother of Camille Selvitella of Winthrop, Joseph Mucci and his wife, Elaine of Laconia, NH and late Marie Mucci – O’Shea and Rev. Fr. Flavian, O.F.M. He is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Agape c/o David P. Mucci, 3 Deerfield Dr. Peperell, MA 01463.        

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Mary ‘May May’ Carrozza

Of East Boston

Mary “May May” (Pignato) Carrozza, of East Boston, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, after a brief illness, on Monday, October 10, 2022 at 73 years of age.

Beloved wife of Robert “Bob” Carrozza Sr.

Devoted mother of Margaret Arlauskas and husband John of Winthrop, Robert Carrozza Jr. and wife Paula, and the late Eric Carrozza.

Adored Nonni of John, Robert, Eric, and Patricia Arlauskas and Irene Carrozza.

Loving daughter of the late Pasquale and Margaret (Granese) Pignato.

Dear sister of Josephine Ruggiero and the late Chickie Parisi, Patricia Pignato, and Damiano Pignato.

Doted aunt of Joseph Ruggiero Jr. and the late Michael Ruggiero and David, Daniel and Christopher Pignato.

Family and friends will honor May May’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, East Boston, on Sunday, October 16th from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M. and again on Monday morning at 8:30 A.M. before leaving in procession to Saint John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop, for a funeral Mass celebrating May May’s life at 10:00 A.M. Services will conclude with May May being laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

May May was born in Boston on July 30, 1949. She grew up on Princeton Street before moving to St. Andrew Road in Orient Heights. After losing her mother at a young age, May May developed a strong bond with her sisters Patty and JoJo. At 36, May May’s life forever changed with the birth of her daughter Margaret. May and Margaret were inseparable. Recently, May May had that same dedication to her grandchildren and loved being a Nonni. Family meant everything to May.

May May owned and operated Margaret’s Place and Coiffeurs by May May for many years. She was a longtime employee at Massport working as an information attendant providing thousands of visitors to Boston with helpful tips and secrets of the city in which she loved. A true East Bostonian, May May loved being involved in Eastie. She was a long time member of East Boston Land Use Council, a regular at Orient Heights Neighborhood Council meetings and a faithful volunteer at Eastie Pride Day. May May never met someone she didn’t try to help. Everyone that met May May made a new friend immediately. She will be missed by all. May she rest in peace.

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