Dolores ‘Dolly’ White
65 Year Resident of Winthrop
Dolores A. “Dolly” White of Marshall Street, Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital on January 29 after a prolonged illness. She was 78 years old.
Born in Revere, she was the beloved daughter of the late Mary (Adamson) and Thomas Devine. A resident of Winthrop for over 65 years, she was the devoted wife of the late Arthur H. White; the loving mother of Dan White and his wife, Christy of Peabody and the late Patty Spencer, Dianne Limardo, Donna Colvario and Arthur White; the dear sister of Thomas Devine, Janice Mahoney and the late Margaret Kennedy. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren including her loving caretaker, Bridget and three great grandchildren.
Her funeral was conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home on Tuesday, followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop. Interment was in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook go towww.caggianofuneralhome.com.
Talented and creative, held leadership roles in Winthrop organizations
Elaine L. (Brodie) Stiller, formerly of Chelsea, Winthrop and Framingham, entered into rest on January 29. She was 92 years old.
Elaine played a prominent role for many years in the family business, H. Brodie Company. She rose to leadership roles in the Winthrop Chapter of Hadassah, the Winthrop Chapter of the American Jewish War Veterans, and the Young Couples Club affiliated with their Winthrop synagogue. Musical and creative, she played piano, enjoyed singing, and wrote, directed, and acted in musicals for the organizations with which she was affiliated.
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Stiller; devoted mother of Mel Stiller and his wife, Jan Latorre-Stiller of Waltham, Lauren Rikleen and her husband, Sander Rikleen of Wayland, and Claire Newman and her husband, Joel Newman of Reading; loving sister to the late Sylvia Waterman and the late Private Melvin Brodie; cherished grandmother to Michael Stiller, Beth Parsons, Alex Rikleen and Ilyse Rikleen. and great-grandmother to Emma and Carly Stiller, and Will and Luke Parsons.
Arrangements were by Levine Chapels, Brookline.
Services were held at Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland and interment followed at Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Cemetery, Lynn. Expressions of sympathy in Elaine’s memory may be sent to the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation, 75 S. Grand Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105.
Â George Lingos
Retired baker, member of Pharos Society and Masons
George W. Lingos of Winthrop passed away at the Easte Point Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on January 30. He was 88 years old. George was a U. S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the churchâ€™s Pharos Society and the Masons. Prior to his retirement, George was employed as a baker for most of his life. Born in Somerville, he was the beloved husband of the late Catherine (Williams) Lingos, the son of the late Vasilios and Athena (Poulos) Lingos; devoted father of Charles G. Lingos of Chelsea and Athena E. Cannon and her husband, James A. of Miami, FL; adored grandfather of James W. and Kathleen Cannon; dear brother of the late Florence Kostandos, Josephine Agritha and John Lingos and is also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service was held at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, Somerville on February 3. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Memorial donations can be made to the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 29 Central St, Somerville, MA, 02143. Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. For guestbook, please visit, www.mauricekirbyfh.com.
Merchant Marine retiree; Member of Sons of Italy
Richard E. DeFazi of Floyd St., Winthrop passed away on February 2 after a brief illness. He was 91 years old. Born in Boston, the beloved son of the late Mary J. (DeLucia) and Carlo DeFazi, he was a resident of Winthrop for over 57 years. He was employed as a Merchant Marine for many years and was also a member of the Winthrop Sons of Italy. He was the devoted husband of the late Clara (Battista) for over 62 years and the loving father of Robbie Donnellan and her husband, Buzz of Winthrop, Cynthia DeFazi of Winthrop and the late Rick DeFazi; the dear brother of the late Peter DeFazi and William DeFazi and cherished Bah to Emily, Elizabeth and Nicole.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home today, Thursday, February 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. His funeral will be from the funeral home on Friday, February 6 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10 a.m. Interment to follow the Mass will be in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.
Â Theresa Barker
UCEA Insurance Co. retiree; former member of the Winthrop Catholic Woman’s Club
Theresa M. (Lewis) Barker of Winthrop passed away at the Whidden Hospital in Everett on January 30. She was 86 years old. A former member of the Winthrop Catholic Womanâ€™s Club, prior to her retirement, she was a supervisor for the UCEA Insurance Company. The beloved wife of the late William G. Barker, she was born in Boston, the daughter of the late Frederick and Mary (Conley) Lewis. She was the devoted mother of Cathie Curran and her husband, Bill and Donna Burke and her husband, Philip, all of Winthrop; dear sister of the late Walter Hughes, Joseph, Mary and Margaret Oâ€™Hara and James and Frederick Lewis and is also survived by many nieces and nephews and by the Howard children, â€œthe loves of her life,â€ — Christian, Ashlyn, Gretchen and Declan who she adored very much. Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St. Winthrop. A Funeral Mass was held in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop on Wednesday, February 4. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Viking Pride Foundation Inc. PO Box 37, Winthrop, MA. 02152. For guestbook, please visit, www.mauricekirbyfh.com.To view online video, please log on to: http://e-mp.biz/Kirby15/Barker.html