Obituaries 05-21-2014

Peter DiTomasso

Of East Boston

Peter DiTomasso of East Boston died on May 16. He was in his 92nd year.

The loving son of the late Justino and Maria (Pelusi) DiTomasso, he was the dear brother of Helen Coglini and Mary Bikowski, both of Revere and the late Santo, Domenic, Antonio and Frances DiTomasso, Phyllis and Angelina Lapia and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Peter’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, May 21 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., (Orient Heights) East Boston followed by a service in celebration of Peter’s life in our Serenity Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Services will conclude with Peter being laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information:

Lillian Ristaino

Of Winthrop,

formerly of East Boston and Revere

Lillian C. (Marrama) Ristaino of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston and Revere, died on May 13 at Winthrop Place. She was 92 years old.

A homemaker, she was born in East Boston and lived on Summer Street in East Boston for many years.

She was the beloved wife of the late Michael; devoted mother of Michael of Chelsea and Joyce Ennis and her husband, John of Revere; loving grandmother of Ashley and Nicole Ennis of Revere; dear sister of the late Mary Cino, Yolanda Cioffi, Theodore Marrama, Alexander Marrama and Helen Marrama.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home , Revere. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum. For guest book please visit

Patricia ‘Patty’ Mangone

City of Boston Crossing Guard

Patricia “Patty” (Frazier) Mangone of Winthrop, formerly of Orient Heights East Boston, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 11.

Patty, who worked as a crossing guard for the City of Boston, was the cherished daughter of the late Mary (Grifone) and William Frazier, Sr.; loving mother of Chrissie Warren and her husband, Jeff of Hanover and Lisa Manning and her husband, Tim of Winthrop; devoted and cherished grandmother of Paul, Angeleah, Matthew, Emma, William and Max; former wife of Paul R. Mangone of Boston; dear sister of William J. Frazier, Jr of East Boston, Alan P. Frazier and his wife, Zoleta of Boston and the Philippines and the late Paul F. Frazier; best friend and “sister” of Katherine Roberto of Revere and Richard Mangone of Florida; loving niece of Helen Bradford (Frazier) of Hingham; loving godmother of Toni Roberto; cherished aunt of David Frazier of California and Paul, Christopher, and Korynne Frazier, all of Boston. She is also survived by a grand niece and grand nephew, cousins, and many good friends. Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Committal was private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patty’s name to MGH Gillette Center for Breast Cancer, 55 Fruit St. Boston, MA 02114. For guestbook:

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