Obituaries 02-19-2015

Kathleen ‘Kay’ Hurley

Avon representative for over 66 years

Kathleen F. “Kay” (Clark) Hurley of Winthrop passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 31.

An Avon representative for over 66 years, she was the beloved wife of the late Daniel J. Hurley Sr., devoted mother of Kathy Bradford and her husband, Gary of Winthrop,James Hurley and his wife, Linda of Las Vegas, Elaine Internicola and her husband, Sal of Winthrop, Maureen Hurley and her husband, Daniel Sheridan of Florida, Patricia Hurley-Felt and her husband, Peter of Winthrop, Francene Lindquist and the late Willard “Link” of Saugus, Anne Trainor of Winthrop, Carol Mahan and her husband, Tommy of Winthrop, Theresa O’Brien and her late husband, Arthur F. Jr. of Winthrop and the late Daniel J. Hurley Jr. and John F. Hurley. She was the dear mother-in-law of Donna Hurley of Winthrop and fond sister of Alice McGillicuddy and the late Harold Winter Jr., the cherished grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Kay’s services were held in her beloved parish of St. John the Evangelist Church in Winthrop. She was laid to rest in Winthrop Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923

Joan Marie Kenney

Retired nurse, formerly of Winthrop

Joan Marie (Silva) Kenney of Clarkdale AZ (formerly of Medfield MA and Winthrop ) passed away on February 9 at the age of 84.

Joan was a graduate of Winthrop High and New England Deaconess School of Nursing. She practiced at Winthrop Community Hospital, Holyoke Hospital, and Norwood Hospital. She also volunteered for a number of years at the Clemenceau Heritage Museum in Cottonwood, AZ.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Richard and her five children, Martha Dutra (Lenny) of Fairhaven MA, Susan (Charles) of Sedona, AZ, Stephen of Westwood, MA, Charles (Laurie) of Westwood, MA, and Joanne of Clarkdale, AZ. She is also survived by her brothers, Donald Silva of Danvers and Roger Silva of Medfield; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  She was pre-deceased by her parents, Benjamin and Marguerite (Tacelli ) Silva and a brother David Silva.

The family will hold private memorial services. Donations can be made to the Clemenceau Heritage Museum, PO Box 511, Cottonwood AZ, 86326.

An online guestbook is available to sign at www.westcottfuneralhome.com

Gloria Ferullo

Retired Winthrop school cafeteria worker

Gloria A. Ferullo of Golden Drive, Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on February 16. She was 91 years old.

Born in Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Clementina (Rizzo) and Angelo Cataldo. She resided in East Boston before moving to Winthrop over 59 years ago. Prior to her retirement she worked as a cafeteria worker for Winthrop Public Schools. She loved walking, reading and spending time with family and friends. She also had a great sense of humor.

She was the devoted wife of the late Pasquale Cosmo Ferullo, Sr. and the loving mother of Linda O’Neil and her husband Jim of Maine, Gloria “Jean” Wilkinson and her husband Ted of Winthrop, Jimmy Ferullo of East Boston, Patty Ferullo of North Andover, Dianne Nolan and her husband Robert “Nibs” of Winthrop, Pat “Jr” Ferullo and his wife Kathy of Winthrop, Doreen Sennott of North Andover and Donna D’Ambosio and her husband Bobby of North Andover. Dear sister of Richard Cataldo of North Reading, Angelo “Junior” Cataldo of Quincy and the late Bob, Lil, Emma, Josie, Louise, Dottie and Nora. Cherished grandmother of Sheila, Kelley, Christopher, Danielle, Ashley, Cortney, George, Sophia, Lydia and Dominic and is also survived by four great grandchildren.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home today, Thursday, February 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, February 20 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 Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the MSPCA 350 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

George Kaiser

Member of US Holocaust Council; Avco retiree

George Kaiser of Winthrop died on February 16. He was 92 years old.

He was a US Army veteran of World War II, 8th Armored Infantry Battalion of the 20th Armed Division; Past President Post 104 JWV of Winthrop, member of Tifereth Israel Winthrop; retired AVCO-Everett Research Lab. USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild, Master watch maker, Member of the Winthrop American Legion Post 40. Member of the US Holocaust Memorial Council in Washington DC where he gave testimony on the austerities of the Holocaust and Nazi Concentrations Camps.

He was the beloved husband of Cyma (Belkowitz) Kaiser; devoted father of Robert Kaiser and Rachel Kaiser-Reznick; loving son of the late Louis and Gertrude (Cohen) Kaiser; dear brother of the late Irene Lisker and loving grandfather to his adored grandchildren Rebecca, Isabel and Abigail. Services will be held at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave, Cary Sq. Chelsea on Friday, Feb. 20 at 11a.m. Interment will be in Tifereth Israel Winthrop Cemetery, Everett, Memorial observation will be Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. at his late residence. Donations in George’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Visit www.torffuneralservice.com for guestbook and directions.

Ellen Kanall

Retired telephone operator

Ellen G. Kanall of Tileston Road., Winthrop passed away at the Salem Hospital on February 16. She was 90 years old.

Born in Foxboro, she was the beloved daughter of the late Katherine (Farrell) and John Toomey. A resident of Winthrop since 1951, she worked for many years as a telephone operator for New England Telephone. She was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers.

She was the devoted wife of Harry P. Kanall and the loving mother of Marion Kanall and her companion, Kerry Trainor of Winthrop, Nancy Smith and her husband, Thorne of Peabody and Paula LaMonica and her husband, Joseph of Peabody; the dear sister of Frances Bonner of Concord and the late Ann Pedro, Alice Toomey, Agnus Toomey, Catherine Reynolds, Thomas Toomey, Margaret Viera, Mary Toomey and William Toomey; cherished grandmother of Danielle Smith, Lauren and Andrea LaMonica. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home on Saturday, February 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow the mass in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Maryknoll Sisters,10 Pinesbridge Rd, Ossining, NY 10562.

For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

Flora Wells

Retired Secretary for Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Flora E. Wells of Arlington, formerly of Winthrop, passed away at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington on February 13. She was 72 years old.

Born in Winthrop, she was the beloved daughter of the late Flora (Dunbar) and Gerald R. Ford. A resident of Winthrop for many years, she worked as a secretary for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Mass. Rehabilitation Commission prior to her retirement.

She was the loving mother of Tammy Wells of Haverhill and the late Carol Wells; the dear sister of Ann Rawston and her late husband, Raymond, Paul Ford and his late wife, Eileen, Robert Ford and his wife, Theresa and the late Mary Maloney and her husband, Bob, Theresa Trainor and her husband, Thomas, Gertrude Frederick and her husband, Herbert and Gerald “Dick” Ford; cherished grandmother of Richard O’Hara, Michael Cehlar and Ryan Cehlar and great grandmother to Alex Cehlar. She is also survived by 26 nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home on Friday, February 20 from 9 to 11 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow the mass will be in the Cross St. section of Winthrop Cemetery. For directions or to sign the online guestbook, go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

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