Obituaries 09-28-2011

Dolores Tennerini

East Boston resident

Dolores A. “Dodie” (Marcella) Tennerini of East Boston died on September 25.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph T. Tennerini; sister of Marilyn Ford, Charles J. and Kenneth Marcella, all of East Boston, Marybeth Osgood of Salem, NH, Virgina Sprague of Malden, Karen Giardullo of Saugus, Maureen Sprague of Virginia and the late Helen Bono, Robert, Richard and Charles B. Marcella; sister-in-law of Anna Luciano of Chelsea and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services will be held in Grace Church Federated, 760 Saratoga St., East Boston Saturday, October 1 at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Grace Church Food Bank, 760 Saratoga St., East Boston, MA 02128 would be appreciated.

Daniel Bradley

Of Plum Island, formerly of Charlestown

Daniel P. Bradley of Exeter Way, Plum Island, formerly of Charlestown, died on September 22 at Mass. General Hospital in Boston. He was 73 years old.

Born in Somerville on January 18, 1938, son of the late Daniel P. and Mary (Gilfoyle) Bradley, he worked as an engineer for 37 years at Raytheon until his retirement in 1995.

He will be sadly missed by his family and is survived by his beloved wife, Carole (Mahoney) Bradley; his two loving daughters, Michele Bradley, and Danielle Bradshaw and her husband, James, all of Newbury; three sisters, Mary Tower and her husband, Louis and Frances Sullivan and her husband, Leo, all of Squantum and Patricia Bradley of East Boston, his sister-in-law, Judith Vezinat of Stoneham; four grandsons, Garrick Headrick, Shawn Bradley-Fairweather, James Riley, and Daniel L. Bradshaw, and nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Winchester Hospital Center for Cancer Care, 620 Washington St., Winchester, MA, 01890; or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 300, Memphis, TN, 38148-0552. Arrangements were by the E.V. Jutras & Sons Funeral Home, Amesbury.

Louise Caiazzo

Of Wilmington, formerly of Everett

Louise I. (Cafasso) Caiazzo of Wilmington, formerly of Everett, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on September 24. She was 81 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas S. Caiazzo, devoted mother of Thomas S. Caiazzo, Jr. and his wife, Nan of Andover, Janet Reddington and her husband, Dennis of Oviedo, FL, Judi Diamond and her husband, John and Jean Caiazzo, all of Tewksbury, Jayne Scanlan and her husband, Michael of Louisville, KY, Joan Gillespie and her husband, Robert, Joyce Delaney, and Juliann Robarge and her husband, John, all of Wilmington; loving “Nanny” of 22 grandchildren including the late Jianna Caiazzo and 20 great-grandchildren. She was the cherished daughter of the late Angelo and Michelina Cafasso, dear sister of Carmine Cafasso of East Boston and the late Angelo Cafasso.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington today, Wednesday, September 28 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorial donations may be made to the Wilmington Community Fund, P. O. Box 147, Wilmington, MA 01887.

Biagio Memmolo

Died in Italy

Biagio Memmolo died in Italy on September 14. He was a former resident of East Boston and Revere,

The cherished son of the late Ciriaco and Maria Grazia (Albano) Memmolo, he was the beloved brother of Maria Elisa D’Addieco and her husband, Antonio of East Boston, Olimpia Cappuccio and her husband, Ciriaco of New York and the late Rizziero Memmolo and his wife, Asteria Memmolo of Revere; loving uncle of Fiorinda Tartaglia of Revere, Frank and Marilena D’Addieco of East Boston and Marino Cappuccio of New York.

Arrangements were by Vazza Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was at the Mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For online guest book:

Catherine Pilato

Of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston

Catherine “Babe” (Bottaro) Pilato of Chelsea, formerly of Medford and East Boston, died on September 22.

She was the beloved wife of the late James “Sonny” Pilato; loving mother of Lori Crist of Peabody; dear sister of Mary Pilcher of East Boston and the late Rosie Rizzo, Connie Larson, Josie Palladino, Mario, John, Nicholas and Anthony Bottaro; cherished “Nunnie” of Gregory A., Lisa M., and Richard T. Crist Jr. and longtime companion of Rocky Vitale of Winthrop.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For guest book:

Joseph Picariello

Of Ludlow, formerly of East Boston

Joseph Picariello of Ludlow died peacefully with his loving family by his side. He was 79 years old.

Born in Boston to the late Joseph and Jennie (Pepe) Picariello, he was raised in East Boston and was a 1949 graduate of East Boston High School. He has lived in Ludlow since 1977 and was a faithful communicant of the former St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church and currently St. Elizabeth Church, both in Ludlow. He was a Vice President of the former National Blankbook Company before retiring in 1992.

He leaves his beloved wife of 60 years Rita (McStowe) of Ludlow; loving children, Richard Picariello and wife, Constance of Bonita Springs, FL., Robert Picariello and wife, Joan of Charlton, Ronald Picariello and wife, Marilyn of Norton, Donald Picariello and wife, Cindy of Ludlow and Deborah Gelinas and her husband, Dennis, also of Ludlow; 16 cherished grandchildren, three great-granddaughters and a great-grandson; his caring brother William Picariello and his wife, Nellie of Chelmsford. He was sadly predeceased by his brother Charles Picariello in 2011.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ludlow Funeral Home.  Burial was in Island Pond Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, Western Mass Chapter, 264 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA. 01104 or the American Diabetes Association , PO Box 11454 Alexandria, VA, 22312. For further information and condolences please visit

Barbara Ort

Worked for Wilmar, Hale and Dorr Law Firm

Barbara J. Ort of Boston, formerly of East Boston and Revere, died on September 22.

An employee of Wilmar, Hale and Dorr Law Firm, she was the cherished daughter of Ronald and Janet (Ruggiero) Ort of Revere; loving sister of Larry Ort of California and Stephen Ort of Revere; dear aunt of Stephen and Brittney Ort and is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Remembrances may be made to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Road, Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451. For guest book:

Charlotte Rockholt

Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston

Charlotte E. (Twitchell) Rockholt, of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died on September 20.

She was the beloved mother of Frances and her husband, James Williams of New Hampshire, Floyd of Maine, John of Boston and Joseph Rockholt of Rhode Island; grandmother of Jennifer, Deborah, Chuckie and Josie; great-grandmother of Joshua and Ariana and sister of James Twitchell of Ipswich.

Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston.

Angela Ayoob

Of Concord, formerly of Revere

After a heroic battle with congestive heart failure, Angela M. (Chiello) Ayoob died on September 15, five weeks shy of her 89th birthday.

Mrs. Ayoob worked as a credit analyst for Filene’s Basement for 50 years, retiring at age 75 in 1997.  She never lost her interest and enjoyment for life, especially when being with her family.  She was looking forward to celebrating her 89th birthday and the upcoming holidays.  She died suddenly while waiting for her daughter to take her to lunch at a favorite restaurant.

A resident of Concord (formerly of Revere) she was married for 50 years to the late Robert Ayoob.  She leaves behind to mourn her loss: her daughters, Roberta and husband, Peter Bjonerud of Potomac, Md and Marilyn Ayoob of Bethesda, Md., her son, Mitchell Ayoob  and his wife, Sharon of Acton; grandchildren Matthew, Eric, Andrew and Ashley. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Chiello and sister of the late Mary Antoinette _Netta_ Fabello and Angelo.

A Funeral Mass celebrating her life was held at Immaculate Conception Church in Revere Friday, September 23. Burial was at Woodlawn cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name should be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

William Orcione 

Sears & Roebuck and Budweiser Breweries Retiree

William P. Orcione, formerly of Revere and Rockland, died on September 13 at the Annemark Nursing & Rehab. Center of Revere following a long illness. He was 82 years old.

Born and raised in Chelsea, he was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1952 and a US Army veteran who served during the Korean Conflict from September 16, 1948 until June 21, 1952. He spent most of his working career as a warehouse supervisor for Budweiser Breweries and Sears & Roebuck. He was most dedicated to his family and extended family and gave generously and consistently to all.

He was the son of the late Anthony and Rose (Morganto) Orcione; cherished brother of Frank Orcione and his wife, Gloria of Revere, Paul Orcione of Ipswich, Donald Orcione of Gloucester and the late Eda A. “Chickie” Giovanni-DiGiovanni, Eva D’Alessandro, Americo Orcione and Mary Dennis; dear uncle and godfather of Thomas W. Orcione and family of Plymouth. He is also lovingly survived by several other nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.

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