Obituaries 09-19-2012

Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Savino

Former Proprietor of Savino’s Slush and Lemonade Co. and Savingo Gas Company

Nicholas “Nicky” Savino of Rowley, formerly of Malden and East Boston, died on September 16 after a long illness.

A US Army veteran of World War II and the former proprietor of Savino’s Slush and Lemonade Co., Cottage Street, East Boston and Savino Gas Company, he was the beloved husband of the late Jennie (Licata) Savino with whom he shared 39 years of marriage; loving and adored father of Lidna Ann Cintron and her husband, Joseph of Rowley; dear brother of the late Lydia Giannetta and cherished grandfather of Lynette Tilton and her husband, Edward, of Rowley.

HisfFuneral will be Friday, September 21 from Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach st., Revere at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St/ Anthony’s Church, Revere at 11.a.m. Visiting hours will be today, Wednesday and Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be at Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. For directions and guest

Barbara ‘Barbsi’ Jones

Of North Reading, formerly of East Boston

Barbara “Barbsi” S. Jones of North Reading, formerly of East Boston, died on September 13. She was 87 years old.

The loving mother of Robin Driver and her husband, Dave of North Reading, Linda Jones and Debra Haynes, both of Everett and Helen Bickle of Tewksbury,  she was the wife of the late Michael and is also survived by six grandchildren and many loving nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by the Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.

Ann Brown

Former Musical Comedy Star

Ann T. (Ulwick) Brown of Venice, Florida, formerly of Glastonbury and Niantic, CT, died peacefully surrounded by her family at Venice Regional Medical Center on September 12.

The wife for 65 years of Grant L. Brown, she was born in East Boston on March 27, 1921, the daughter of the late Ole and Alma (Jorgensen) Ulwick. She was raised in East Boston and lived in Wakefield for eight years before moving to Burlington, CT, then Glastonbury, CT and then Niantic, CT. For the last 25 years, she and her husband, Grant lived in Venice, FL. and they enjoyed many summers at their home on Crescent Beach in Niantic, CT and wintered in Venice, FL. For many years, Ann was a musical comedy star and performed with various dinner theaters throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts. She also worked closely with her husband at his printing company, EPS (Engineering Printing Services) in East Hartford, CT.

In addition to her husband, she leaves a daughter, Lisa Cole of Montclair, NJ; a sister, Thelma Carey of Texas; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Stacy Brown; two brothers, Donald and Walter Ulwick; and three sisters, Norma Regan, Shirley Ulwick and Louise Lewis.

A Graveside Service will be held on Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m., at the Foster Cemetery in Wentworth, NH. Arrangements are by the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, Windsor, CT. For online condolences, please visit,

Eileen DiLuigi

East Boston Resident

Eileen (Murray) DiLuigi died in East Boston on September 14.

She was the beloved wife of the late Medford Police Department Officer Frank DiLuigi, Sr,.; daughter of the late Henry and Louise (Ryan) Murray; mother of Frank DiLuigi, Jr. and Denise of East Boston, David DiLuigi of East Boston and the late Carol and Robert DiLuigi; grandmother of Amanda DiLuigi and sister of Ann Picardi of East Boston and Daniel Murray of Revere. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Donations in her memory to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Maureen Alexander

Of Framingham, formerly of East Boston

Maureen Alexander of Framingham, formerly of East Boston, died on September 10.

She was the beloved mother of Andrea Alexander of Rockport; daughter of the late Emma (Gobbi) and Cecil “Blackie” Alexander; sister of Linda Boyer of East Boston, Deborah Alexander of Haverhill, Karen Cardone of Revere, Theresa Gill of Winthrop and the late John “Chico.” Joseph and Ernest Alexander and lifelong friend of Diane Limoli. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

Olimpio Guarino

Of Revere, Formerly of East Boston

Olimpio Guarino of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly on September 15. He was 43 years old.

An employee of Stop & Shop Stores, he was the beloved husband of Karla B. (Votta) Guarino;  loving son of Massimina (Pisaturo) and the late Mario Guarino;  devoted brother of Cristino, Antonio, Angelo, Pino, Teresa Candela and John Guarino;  dear son in law of Donna Jobity and brother in law of Joseph and Kim Votta. He is also survived by many cherished  aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held in the Serenity Chapel of the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston on Thursday, September 20 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are today,Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  Memorial donations may be made to Starlight Children’s Foundation, Century Plaza Towers, 2049 Century Park East, Suite 4320, Los Angeles, CA 90067. For more information or to send an online condolence,

Robert Black, Sr.

Retired Truck Driver, Formerly of Charlestown and Chelsea

Robert G. Black, Sr., died on September 16 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.  He was 83 years old.

Born in Buffalo, NY, he was the beloved son of the late William and Maude (Robbins) Black.  As a young boy he grew up in Keene NH and Charlestown where he received much of his early education.  He enlisted in the US Army in 1947,  was honorably discharged and worked as a professional truck driver as a member of Teamsters local 25.  He drove a truck for Scanlan Scaffolding and Construction Company for most of his career.

He retired in the early 1980’s and settled in Chelsea about that same time.  A resident of Chelsea for 20 years, he relocated once more to Salem where he resided with his step daughter for the past 10 years. He was preceded in death by his beloved companion Alice Manning, his first wife Priscilla Bodkin, his infant child William Black, a sister Diane Galvin and a brother William Black. He is survived by his children and their spouses;  Pamela Black, Jean and Craig Barton, all of Malden,  Robert Black Jr. of Everett, Daniel and Elena Black of East Boston; his step daughter, Diane Buckley and her husband, Robert of Salem; two brothers, Wayne Black of Charlestown and John Black of Minnesota.   He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

His Funeral will begin from the Anthony Memorial Funeral Home, 157 Washington Ave., Chelsea,Thursday September 20 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Michael the Archangel Chapel, 91 Crest Ave., “Soldiers Home” Chelsea at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Anthony Memorial today, Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.  Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend.   For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit

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