Rose (Miraglia) Chiofilo of Medford died on March 7.
The beloved wife of the late Samuel Chiofilo, she was the loving mother of Frank Chiofilo of Boston and John Chiofilo of Medford; treasured mother in law of Maria Chiofilo of East Boston and Donna Scola of Stoneham; cherished grandmother of Scott Chiofilo and Frank Chiofilo Jr., both of East Boston, Laura Eguito of Stoneham, Dawn Adrain of Melrose, and Christine Chiofilo-Bishop of Stoneham. She was the sister of several late sisters and brothers and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Her Funeral will be held from The Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St. (Maverick Sq.) East Boston on Thursday at 8 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in Most Holy Redeemer Church, Maverick Street, East Boston at 9 a.m. The family will receive visitors today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.
Former owner of Andy Panda Ice Cream of East Boston
Concetta "Connie" M. (Brancato) Villani-Grasso of Everett died on March 5.
She was the former owner of Andy Panda Ice Cream of East Boston.
The beloved wife of the late Eugene Villani, she was the loving mother of Stephen Grasso and his wife, Debbie, of Newburyport and loving daughter of Andrew and Angela Brancato; beloved sister of Nettie, Mary and Andrew Jr. and the late Minnie, Josie, Gracie, Janice and Angie. She is survived by her two loving grandchildren, Tricia and Matthew, as well as her niece Leslie and nephew Jeffrey.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Donations in her memory may be made to the Marie C. Pettrilli Cancer Research and Treatment Fund, c/o 11 Nahant Ave., Winthrop 02152 or www.jaredcoppola.org. For more information: www.roccofuneralhomes.com
East Boston resident
George S. Valenti died in East Boston on March 5.
He was the beloved husband of Annette J. "Netta" (Fucillo); brother of Helen DeSimone of Revere and the late Teresa Pelosi; brother-in-law of Linda "Emma" Hascall, Louise and her husband, Joseph Bruno, all of Revere and the late Carol Pagliuca, Margie Falsini, Edith and Carl Fucillo; uncle of William DeSimone, Carl Hascall, Joanne and her husband, Glenn Salza, Arthur Falsini, Carol Gill and Marianne Salza.
Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to Sacred Heart Parish, 303 Paris St., East Boston, MA 02128 would be appreciated.
William T. "Bill" Linehan of Melrose died on March 4.
He was the devoted husband of Jean (Hazelton) Linehan, loving and devoted father of Susan M. Sauls and her husband, Ryan, of N. Andover, Kenneth W. Linehan and his wife, Susan, of Derry, NH, Christina M. LaRock and her husband, Jean-Daniel and Melissa J. Cunningham and her husband, Robert, all of Melrose; cherished grandfather of Emily, Jake, Ava, Matthew, Sheilagh, Patrick, Lily and Abby; caring brother of Margo Buckley of Lowell. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were by the Gately Funeral Home, Melrose. Burial was in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Pl. W., 6th fl., Brookline, MA 02445. For obituary or to sign guest book, visit www.gatelyfh.com
East Boston resident
Linda Cirame of East Boston died on March 5.
She was the beloved sister of Jackie Scarpa and her husband, Anthony, of East Boston , the late Dolly Screnci and her husband, Mickey Screnci, of East Boston and the late Salvatore Cirame and his wife, Emily Cirame, of Everett and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guestbook: www.vazzafunerals.com.
Former proprietor of Rose’s Beauty Shoppe, East Boston
Rose C. ( LoConte ) Cimmino of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, died on March 3.
She was the former proprietor of Rose’s Beauty Shoppe, Putnam and Saratoga Streets, East Boston.
She was the loving mother of Therese "Cookie" Weikle and her husband, Dennis, of Lynnfield; dear sister of Mildred Mele and Lauretta Falzone, both of Revere, Angelo LoConte of Florida, Al LoConte of East Boston and the late Mary Iozzo, Josephine Aleo, John, Joseph and Matteo LoConte; cherished grandmother of Scott and Melissa Weikle of New Hampshire, Dina and Sergio Medeiros of Florida and great grandmother of Anthony and Alex Medeiros and Julia Rose Weikle and fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guestbook: www.vazzafunerals.com
Mary (Napolitano) Goras of Revere died on March 3. She was in her 96th year.
The beloved wife of the late John Goras, she was the loving mother of John Goras and his wife, Joan, of Connecticut; dear sister of Claire Cataldo of East Boston and the late Florence DeVito; cherished grandmother of Marie Vicek and her husband, Scott, and John E. Goras and is also survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s "Beechwood" Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Boston. For guest book www.vazzafunerals.com