Obituaries 01-03-2013

Joseph Carroll

Longtime Owner of Carroll Printing

Joseph R. Carroll of Sunset Road, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, passed away at the Lynn Union Hospital on December 28 after a long illness. He was 73 years old.

Born in Winthrop, he was the beloved son of the late Viola (Wheeler) and Robert O. Carroll. He enlisted in the US Air Force and after his discharge, he went on to run Carroll Printing in Winthrop for many years. He was also a former member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks and the Cottage Park Yacht Club.
He was the devoted husband of the late Barbara (Naughton) and the loving father of Andrea Carroll of Winthrop and the late Brian Carroll; the dear brother of James Carroll of Winthrop and is also survived by four grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation at the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home today, Thursday, January 3 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the Mass in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to

James McAdams

American Airlines Retiree

James W. McAdams of Winthrop died on Thursday, December 27 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a long illness. He was 72 years old.

Born in the Bronx, NY, the son of the late Helen (Friel) and James W. McAdams, Sr., he lived in Los Angeles prior to moving to Winthrop 36 years ago. He was employed by American Airlines prior to his retirement and was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam era.

The beloved husband of Florence (Bozzone), he was the devoted father of James W. McAdams, Jr. of Winthrop, Sally Ann Siriani and Ken of Nahant and Michael and Michelle McAdams of E. Bridgewater; dear brother of Jack McAdams of Harrington Park, NJ and Frank McAdams of Florida and the loving grandfather of Anabelle, Julia, Ryan, Luke and Alex.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ernest P. Caggiano & Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in the Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery. For online condolences go to

John Lovetere, Jr.

Former Proprietor of Angelo’s Gulf Station of Winthrop and also involved with Andy’s Gas Station in Revere

John J. Lovetere, Jr. of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on December 21 following a long illness. He was 83 years old.

Born and raised in East Boston and educated in Boston Schools, he entered the US Army in July of 1946 and served until January of 1948. He was engaged in auto mechanics for most of his life. He co-owned and operated his own gas station in Winthrop known as “Angelo’s Gulf Station” on Pauline Street with his brother, “Angelo” who died several years ago. He also had an association with Andy’s Gas Station” on Broadway, Revere.

He began a new career with the Winchester Office of the Food & Drug Administration as a sample custodian at the age of 59 and retired at the age of 81, only because of poor health.

He was the beloved husband of 60 years of Audrey E. (Fogarty); devoted father of Joyce J. Misci and her husband, John and Elizabeth A. Pesce, all of Revere; devoted grandfather of: Melyssa J. Perkins and her husband, Jamie of West Peabody, Bryan A. Misci and his wife, Kim of Lynn, Krystin L. and Adam M. Misci and Tyla Elizabeth Pesce, all of Revere; dear brother of Joseph Lovetere and his wife, Rose of Brockton, Francis Lovetere and his wife, Joanne, Charles Lovetere and his wife, Charlene, James Lovetere and Jimmy, Thomas Lovetere and his wife, Donna, all of Florida and the late Angelo Lovetere. He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law, Linda Lovetere of Florida and by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity . For more information visit:

Ida Shuman

Active in Many Organizations

Ida H. (Solomon) Shuman died on December 27. She was 87 years old.

Born in Brooklyn, New York to the late Philip Solomon and Bessie (Glassman), she was a native of Revere but lived in Everett for 32 years. She was educated in Chelsea Schools, graduated from Chelsea High School and  enlisted in the US Army in 1949. She served our country during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1951.

Ida was very active in many organizations: Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Life Member, Everett Hadassah, B’Nai Brith Women Past Service Commander-Everett #187, Past Sgt of Arms War Chapter #14 Bay State, Congregation Tifereth Israel of Everett Sisterhood, Congregation Agudos Shalom Chelsea, Disabled American’s Veterans Assoc.-American Legion #176 Assoc Member 152nd Infantry Assoc. Past Commander, Chelsea Post J.W.V #71, a member of the Korean War Veterans Malden Post #74 and a member of the AARP.

She was the beloved wife of the late William Shuman; devoted mother of Marc M. Shuman of Melrose; loving Aunt of Michael and Marjorie Solomon of Winthrop; sister of the late Sylvia Solomon; loving cousin of Adele Forosisky and family of Revere and the loving grandmother of William Ahearn.

Funeral services were held at the Torf Funeral Chapel,  Chelsea. Burial was in Onikchty Society Cemetery, Melrose. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Korean War Veterans of MA. Inc., State House 5th Flr, Room 546-4, Boston, MA 02133.  For guest book, visit:

Thomas Johnston Carideo

East Boston Fire Lieutenant

Thomas Johnston Carideo of East Boston died on December 23.

A US Army veteran of Viet Nam, he was a Boston Firefighter Lieutenant, Engine 5, East Boston.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Moretti) Carideo; dear brother of John of Billerica and Daniel of East Boston and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home  (Orient Heights) East Boston. In lieu of flowers, in honoring Mr. Carideo, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital, 51 Blossom St., Boston 02114. For more information:,

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