Obituaries 03-19-2014

Salvatore Ippolito

Of Rhode Island, formerly of East Boston

Salvatore J. Ipoolito of Rhode Island, formerly of East Boston, died on March 11. He was 41 years old.

He was the devoted father of Amanda Santilli and Bianca Ippolito, both of East  Boston; loving son of Giuseppa and her husband, Guillermo Salazar of Rhode Island and the late Nicolo Ippolito; dear brother of Joseph Ippolito and his loving companion, Kimberly Filocamo, both of Winthrop; cherished grandfather of Jeremiah Docanto and adored uncle of Nicolo and Robert Ippolito of Weymouth.

Sal was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery with funeral arrangements by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. For more information:

Armando Vivolo

Of East Boston

Armando A. Vivolo of East Boston, formerly of the North End, died on March 14.

A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the cherished son of the late Bernardino and Filomena (Gallicchio) Vivolo, longtime friend of the late Albert Corriea, dear brother of the late Al, Lena Conti, Placido, John, Anthony, Louis, Elena and Aurello Vivolo, brother in law of Phyllis and Doris Vivolo and the fond uncle of many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

Family and friends will honor Armando’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, March 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 252 Beach St., Revere and again at 8 a.m. Thursday before leaving in procession to the Immaculate Conception Church for a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in his honor at 10:30 a.m. Committal will follow in the chapel at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For guest book and directions:

Annette ‘Nettie’ Caggiano

Retired Nurse, Member of Many Organizations

Annette M. “Nettie” Caggiano of Winthrop and Delray Beach, Florida passed away in Delray Beach on March 14 after a brief illness. She was 73 years old.

Born in Brockton, the beloved daughter of Lucie (Panucci) and Cosmo Piscitelli, she was a graduate of Brockton High School, she went on to St. Elizabeth’s Nursing School in Brighton. After graduation, she continued towork as an operating room nurse for many years at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital; eventually reaching the position of charge nurse for the operating room. She retired over 10 years ago and spent her winters in Delray Beach, Florida which she treated as her home away from home.

She was a member of the Winthrop Emblem Club, the Cottage Park Yacht Club, the Cottage Park Yacht Club Ladies Bowling League where she served as Treasurer for many years, St. John’s Mother’s Club, St. Domenic Savio Mother’s Club, the Inner Circle of the Ancient’s and Honorable Artillery Company. She was also a Brownie and Girl Scouts Troop Leader.

She was the devoted wife of Ernest C. Caggiano and the loving mother of Lisa Caggiano of Winthrop, E. Christopher Caggiano of Jamaica Plain, Peter A. Caggiano and his wife, Andrea of Winthrop and Rev. Mark J.T. Caggiano, Esq. of Brookline. She was the dear sister of Joseph Piscitelli and his wife, Joyce of Florida and Marion Jackson of Missouri and the cherished grandmother of Ariana, Peter, Jr., Nicholas and Alyssa. She is also survived by many friends in Winthrop and Delray Beach, Florida.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on Thursday, March 20 from 3 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, March 21 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 in the Cross St. section of Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society c/o St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop MA 02152 or to Winthrop Youth Football 147 Winthrop St., Winthrop MA 02152. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to

Clelia Oliviero

Of South Weymouth, formerly of East Boston

Clelia (Spinazzola) Oliviero of South Weymouth, formerly of East Boston, passed away on March 14. She was 91 years old.

She was the beloved wife of the late Vincenzo Oliviero; loving mother of Maria Rosato and her husband, Salvatore of East Boston, Dorothy Noviello and her husband, Louie of East Boston, Raffaella Oliviero of Quincy, Anthony “Tony” Oliviero and his wife, Donna of Saugus, Linda Petrillo and her husband, Michael of Peabody, Connie Oliviero of Braintree, Ellen Del Prato and her husband, John of Quincy, Josephine Megwa and her husband, Charles of Norwell, Angie Nawrocki and Renee Hachey of Braintree and the late Angela and Rocco Oliviero. She is also survived by many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s ‘Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in Clelia’s memory may be made to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. For guest book:

The entire Olivero family would like to acknowledge and extend warmest regardings to Clelia’s nurses and caregivers: Libby, Marisol, Ava, Laurie and Gail for all their care, love and support.

Angelo ‘Buster’ Ravagno, Jr.

Of New Hampshire, formerly of East Boston

Angelo “Buster” Ravagno, Jr. of Merrimack, New Hampshire, formerly of East Boston, died on February 26. He was in his 75th year.

The son of the Late Angelo Ravagno, Sr. and Tomasina (Fontana) Ravagno of East Boston, he was the husband of Barbara Ravagno, also of Merrimack, New Hampshire; former husband of Margaret (Rota) with whom he shared four children: Thomas Ravagno of Hillsboro, New Hampshire, James of Saugus, Robert of Winthrop and Karen (Ravagno) MacDonald of Winthrop. He was the brother of the late Michael Ravagno of New Baltimore, MI and is also survived by eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Services are private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made by donations to the American Cancer Society in Angelo’s name.

Paul Baglio

Longtime Employee of Hardware Products, Chelsea and Santarpio’s Pizza, East Boston

Paul L. Baglio died suddenly in East Boston on March 10.

Paul was a longtime employee of Hardware Products, Chelsea and Santarpio’s Pizza, East Boston.

He was the devoted husband of 32 years to Carol A. (Carlton); loving father of Jennifer and Robert; cherished son of Mary “May” (Tobin) and Giacomino “Jack” Baglio; dear brother of Jack and his wife, Denise, James and his fiancee, Kim Pelosi, Thomas and his wife ,Catherine and the late Terri Antonuccio and her surviving husband, Roy, all of East Boston; beloved uncle of Robert, Lauryn, Meaghan, Ashley, Lea, Stephanie, David and Rachel, grand uncle of Thomas and Aly; brother-in-law of Sharon Rozzi, Glenn Carlton and Beth Durfee and her husband, Joe.

Paul’s funeral was held from the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s memory to East Boston Central Catholic School, 69 London St., East Boston 02128 (EBCCS.ORG) would be appreciated. For more information:

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