Obituaries 07-07-2010

William Morrissey

Norwood resident

William T. Morrissey of Norwood died on July 6. He was 81 years old.

A US Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was the husband of the late Dorothy Morrissey and the late Mary (O’Brien) Morrissey; devoted father of William F. and Doreen M. Morrissey, both of Norwood; stepfather of Maryann Ulrich of Winthrop and John Ulrich of Stoughton; brother of Mary Landry of Bridgewater and the late Michael, John "Red" and Joseph "Snuffy" Morrissey; companion of Jodi Dickie of West Roxbury and longtime friend of Janice McCarthy of Franklin and William Guanci of Norwood. He is also survived by many devoted nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 Washington St., Norwood, Friday at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Catherine’s Church, Norwood. Visiting hours are today, Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.


Jean Snailer

Malden resident

Jean A. (Kienast) Snailer of Malden died on July 1.

A 30-year employee of the Royal Globe Insurance Company, she was the devoted wife of the late Lawrence P. Snailer; beloved sister of Sr. Jenne Marie Kienast, RSM and Sr. Therese Galligan, RSM, both of Matthew, NC, Charles F. Kienast, III and his wife, Lee, of Kingston, NC and the late Marie Harang; loving sister-in-law of Florence Martzinek of Flushing, NY; dear friend of Patricia Taylor of Winthrop, Carol Johnson of Norwood, Julieanne Bovart of Malden and Vincent Tamussa, MD of Malden. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews and a special thank you to the Finn Family of Malden for their care and concern for her over the years.

A Graveside Service was held at Forestdale Cemetery, Malden. Expressions of sympathy in her name may be made to your local animal shelter. Carroll Funeral Home 781-322-6322


Michael Matarazzo

Winthrop resident

Michael K. Matarazzo died in Winthrop on July 1.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara A. (Person); devoted father of Michelle A. Lerner and her husband, Scott, of Winthrop and Christopher M. Matarazzo and his wife, Marsha, of Pelham, NH; brother of James M. and his wife, Alice, Ronald A. and his wife, Mary Ann, and Marie A. Matarazzo, all of Winthrop; dear grandfather of Nicole, Maxwell, Jillian, Bradley and Spencer; nephew of Antoinette Deveau and her husband, Robert, of Winthrop. He is also survived by 11 nieces and nephews.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop 02152. Arrangements were by the O’Maley Funeral Home.


Letteria Albano

Delta Airlines Employee

Letteria M. "Letty" (Barresi) Albano died on June 28 at the Nevins Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Methuen. She was 63 years old.

Born in Boston she resided in East Boston prior to moving to Winthrop 22 years ago. She was an employee of Delta Airlines for 36 years.

The beloved wife of Felix "Phil" Albano Jr., she was the loving daughter of Frances "Chickie" (Caruso) and the late Ignazio V. "Ernie" Barresi of East Boston, dear stepmother of Felix "Phil" III and Shari Albano of New Jersey and Melissa and Sean Dolen of Winthrop, loving grandmother of Jordyn Albano, Jake Albano and Sean Dolen. She is also survived by cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial donations may be sent to the Nevins Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 11 Ingalls Court, Methuen, MA 01844. For on-line condolences go to

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