Daniel Iasbarrone, Jr.
Of Florida, formerly of East Boston
Daniel J. Iasbarrone, Jr. of Ft Lauderdale, Florida, formerly of East Boston, died on August 6. He was 80 years old.
A veteran of the Korean Conflict and a retired Ironworker Local 7, he was the beloved husband of Bernice (Decristoforo) Iasbarrone of Ft. Lauderdale, the loving father of Adriane Fitzpatrick of Ft. Lauderdale and Marguerite “Margy” Cambria and her husband, Mark of Winthrop; devoted grandfather of Jillian Fitzpatrick of Ft. Lauderdale; cherished brother of George Iasbarrone and his wife, Judy of Revere and the late Michal and his surviving wife, Marie of Carver and the late Anthony and his surviving wife, Janice of East Boston. He is also survived by his loving granddog, Scotty.
Family and friends will honor Danny’s life by gathering this morning (Wednesday) in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. ,(Orient Heights) East Boston before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, East Boston for a Funeral Mass in Celebration of Danny’s life at 9 a.m. Services will conclude with his being laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery. In honoring Daniel, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association. For more information, please visit: www.ruggieromh.com
Luciano ‘Charlie’ Lopresto
Owned and Operated ‘Charlie the Locksmith’ in East Boston for More Than 25 years
Luciano “Charlie” Lopresto of East Boston, formerly of Chester, MA, died on August 5.
Charlie owned and operated “Charlie the Locksmith” in East Boston for over 25 years. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II, a past member of Kof C 2962 and a member of St. Vincent De Paul Society of St Lazarus Parish.
He was the beloved husband of Edith (Rossi); dear brother of Anna Rheaume and Mary Dalesandro, both of Chester, MA and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Charlie’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, August 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston and again at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday before leaving in procession to St Joseph St Lazarus Church for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Charlie’s life at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with Charlie being laid to rest in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody with full military honors beside his beloved wife, Edith. May they both rest in peace. In honoring Charlie, memorial donations may be made to St Lazarus Parish Bldg. Fund, 59 Ashley St., East Boston 02128 For complimentary transportation to the funeral home please call 617 569 0990. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com
Lived Long and Healthy Life
Louis Bell died at his home in Lake Worth, Florida on August 3. He was 96 years old.
He had a long and healthy life and retained all of his faculties.
Lou was a native of Chelsea and spent most of his life in Revere wintering in Lake Worth, Florida where he and Muffy retired when they were in their nineties. He hated the cold.
He was renowned for his ability to make dentures and he spent many years at the office of Dr Samuel Kane in East Boston where he practiced his craft. He loved to golf and he and Muffy belonged to many golf and country clubs both in the Boston area as well as in Ft. Worth, Florida.
He had a great sense of humor and always knew what was going on. He and Muffy enjoyed life and travelled all over, even to Israel. They both played golf well, had many friends and entertained and were entertained.
He was the husband of Mafalda ‘Muffy’ (DeLorenzo) Dinarello Bell and was predeceased by his first wife, Ellie (Sochin) and his son, Eric Bell. He is survived by his daughter Randee Bell and her two children, Eric and Elle Langone, his daughter, Debby Bell Smith and her husband, Leo Smith, their children, Isis and Michael and two great grandchildren, Chloe and Felix. He is also survived by his stepsons Victor and Dr. Charles Dinarello and their families; his brother, Mila Bell and was predeceased by his sister, Sally Picard and brother James Bell.
A Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on October 5 at Mohliver Cemetery,
Baker Street, West Roxbury.
East Boston Activist; Devoted to Family and East Boston (Jeffries Point)
Joann C. Cardinale of East Boston died on August 4.
Joann’s love and devotion was her family followed by the her beloved East Boston (Jeffries Point.) She was a member of the Jeffries Point Yacht Club, Piers Pac Association and the East Boston Land Use as well as many other civic organizations and senior groups – always helping in any way she could. She was a political activist volunteering many hours for the candidates she believed in and her loyalty and devotion to them was unmatched.
She was the beloved wife for over 53 years to Peter; devoted mother of Joseph Gaeta of East Boston, Peter and his late wife, Bonnie Cardinale of California, Peter D and his wife, Stella of East Boston and Craig J. and his wife, Michelle of Saugus and the late Louis Cardinale; dear sister of Frank DiStasio and his wife, Esther of Winthrop and Marie Denemoustier and her husband, Joseph of East Boston; cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren and great grandmother of four. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Joann was laid to rest in the Mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery. For more information, www.ruggieromh.com
John ‘Jack’ Caprio
Finance Director of the German International School and Adjunct Professor of Finance at Suffolk University
John “Jack” Caprio of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away of cancer on August 1 surrounded by his loving family.
A late member of the US Coast Guard Reserve, Jack was the Finance Director of the German International School and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Suffolk University.
He was the beloved husband of Maria ( Rossetti ) Caprio with whom he shared 42 years of marriage; loving father of John B. Caprio of Colorado. and Christopher M. Caprio and his wife, Meghan of Medford; father in law of Sonya Caprio of Colorado; dear brother of Richard Caprio and his wife, Faith of Saugus; adored grandfather of Melissa, Rori and Calleigh; brother in law of Janet Rossetti of Woburn and the late Michael, Ann and Richard Gerace of Wakefield and Elena Rossetti and her husband, Aldo Bouteraa of East Boston. He is also survived by loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Woodlawn Community Mausoleum (Sheffield Building) Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Yawkey Cancer Center 100 Cambridge St. Boston, Mass 02114. For guest book :www.vazzafunerals.com