Obituaries 10-27-2022

Deanna Marie Rauseo

She Will Be Missed by Many

Deanna Marie Rauseo of Winthrop, formerly of Saugus and East Boston, passed away on October 22. 

Deanna worked for nearly 50 years at Pace- Spataro & Bellino Insurance Agency in East Boston.

She will be missed by many.

The loving daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Buonopane) Rauseo, she was the dear sister of Anthony Rauseo of Winthrop and her late twin brother, Michael Rauseo. Deanna was always surrounded and cherished by her many adored cousins and friends. 

Family and friends will honor Deanna’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, East Boston, today, Thursday, October 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday at 10 a.m. for a prayer service in our serenity chapel. Services will conclude with Deanna being laid to rest in Winthrop Cemetery in Winthrop. Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations can be made in Deanna’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

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Winifred Kirby

Retired Salesperson

Winifred L. “Winnie” (Colby) Kirby passed away on October 18. She was 90 years old.

The beloved wife of the late John T. Kirby Sr., she was born in Winthrop, the cherished daughter of the late Randolph and Sarah (Marder) Colby.

Prior to her retirement, Winnie worked as a salesperson for Saunders Woman’s Boutique.

Winifred was the devoted mother of Christine M. Glucker of Manchester, NH, John T. Kirby Jr. of East Boston, Daniel J. Kirby and his wife, Lisa of Peabody, Timothy M. Kirby of Concord, NH, Maureen E. Silvia and her husband, Richard of Goffstown, NH, and Stephen P. Kirby and his wife, Joanie of Revere and the adored grandmother and great-grandmother to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the dear sister of Marion McDuffee of Winthrop and the late Doris Rooney and Barbara DiMento.

At the request of the family, services will be private. Donations in her memory can be made to the MSPCA, 350 S. Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Funeral arrangements are from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop.

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Theresa Trainor

Retired Check Processor for Shawmut and Fleet Banks

Theresa Trainor of Winthrop passed away at the Bear Mountain at Reading on October 24. She was 87 years old.

Born in Chelsea, the beloved daughter of the late Melvina (Perry) and Thomas Gallant, she grew up in Chelsea before moving to Winthrop. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a check processor for Shawmut and Fleet Banks.

She was the devoted wife of the late Robert O. Trainor and the loving mother of Patricia Petrillo of New Hampshire, Robert Trainor of Florida and the late Dorothy Medeiros. She was the last of ten siblings, the cherished grandmother of Patrick Medeiros, Alyssa Ashby, Jessica Petrillo, JT Petrillo, Eric Petrillo and Melissa Trainor and is also survived by 10 great grandchildren.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Caggiano-O’Maley-Frazier Funeral Home, Winthrop on Saturday, October 29 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 12 Noon. Services will conclude with the interment in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Boston Children’s Hospital at

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Victoria “Vicky” Wilshusen

Longtime Employee of the Home for Little Wanderers and Massachusetts Department of Children and Families

Victoria “Vicky” (Laezza) Wilshusen of Revere passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 19 at 80 years of age. 

Vicky loved the beach. She also loved crocheting, reading and cooking in her spare time.

The devoted mother of Eric Wilshusen and his wife, Kelly, Krista Santiago and her husband, Antonio, Kathryn Somme and her husband, Michael, Michele Wilshusen, Lauren Wilshusen and her husband, Matthew Lindblom, she was the loving daughter of the late Giovanni and Vittoria (DiMarino) Laezza; dear sister of Nicholas Laezza and the late Peter Leizza, John Laezza, Josephine Kennedy, Rose Piazza and Antonette Laezza; cherished grandmother of twins, Brian and Mark Wilshusen and triplets Carter, Julia and Tyler Somme and is also survived by family in Italy, many cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. 

Family and friends honored Vicky’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, on Saturday, October 22 followed by a prayer service in our chapel. Services concluded with Vicky being laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. 

Victoria was a past employee for over 20 years for The Home for Little Wanderers and Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. In giving back to the program, she cherished so much, in lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in Victoria’s name to The Home for Little Wanderers, c/o Development Department, 10 Guest St. Fl 3, Boston, MA 02135. 

 May she rest in peace.

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