Edward ‘Eddie’ Matarazzo
Of East Boston
Edward “Eddie” Matarazzo of East Boston passed away peacefully on February 26.
He was the beloved husband of Ann (White) Matarazzo; devoted father of Robert C. and his wife, Lisa of East Boston; dear brother of Julio “Sonny” Matarazzo of Revere, Emily Balents of Florida and the late Anthony and Rudy Matarazzo, Grace Nogueria, Dolores Kelly and Jean Maniscalco; adored grandfather of Christopher, Elena, Nicholas and Emily and he is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Eddie’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, March 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston. All other funeral services will be private. Funeral home is handicapped accessible, children’s lounge available, courtesy valet parking front entrance. For complimentary transportation to the funeral home, please call 617 569 0990. For more information, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.
Of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston
Hilde (Himmelreich) D’Addario, of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on February 24 surrounded by her loving family.
She was the beloved mother of Louis J. “Jeff” D’Addario and his wife, Michelle of North Andover and Mark D’Addario and Nicole D’Addario, both of Chelsea; best friend and cherished sister in law to Cora Ranauro and her husband, John of East Boston; dear sister of the late Helmut Himmelreich; loving grandma to Mark, Lauren, Jonathan and Lindsey as well as great grandmother to Mark, Jr., Nathan, Alana, Liam and Bianca; special aunt of Cindy, Lorna, Joy, Dineen and Johnny as well as her extended family of Sondra, Timmy and the late Brian. She is also survived by many loving great nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Committal was private. At the family’s request, floral contributions are respectfully omitted. For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com.
Former resident of East Boston, Saugus, and Winthrop
Josephine P. (Spano) Winer died in Boston.
Formerly of Saugus, East Boston and Winthrop, she was the beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Winer; devoted mother of Jack Winer and his wife, Deborah, George Winer and his wife, Lynda, Denise Brown and her husband, Phil and Christine Winer; dear sister of the late Salvatore Spano; adored grandmother of John, Steven, Robert, Mirand and George Winer and Michelle Luiso and is also survived by three cherished great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Josephine’s life by gathering on Thursday March 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston and again on Friday morning at 10 a.m. for a funeral service in celebration of Josephine’ s life in our Serenity Chapel at 10:30 a.m. For complimentary transportation to the funeral home, please call 617 569 0990. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com.
Of East Boston
Carmela DeVenezia of East Boston passed away suddenly on February 21. She was 51 years old.
Carmela enjoyed spending her time cooking while listening to traditional Italian songs. Her love for her children and family is eternal.
Carmela is survived by her father, Mario DeVenezia and his long time partner, Elena Patti, her mother Maria DeVenezia, her sister, Maria Avola, her four children: Paul DeVenezia, Kristen DeVenezia, Bianca Rosato and Carmen Rosato, her nephew, Mario Avola and his wife, Megan Avola, her niece Carolyn Avola and numerous cousins.
Services will be held Saturday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Margaret’s located at 431 Lincoln Ave, Saugus, MA 02151.All are welcome to attend.
For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com
Suffolk Superior Court retiree, EBYC Member
Clare A. Doherty of East Boston passed away peacefully on February 23.
Clare worked for over 30 years at Suffolk Superior court and was a lifelong member of the East Boston Yacht Club.
The loving daughter of the late John and Anna (McWilliams) Doherty, she was the dear sister of the late John F. and Edward P. Doherty and Mary M. Amirault and the beloved companion of the late Walter Ward. She is also survived by many (cherished nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston and she was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery. For more information, visit: www.rggieromh.com.
Laura Esther Viera
Killed in tragic accident
Laura Esther Viera of East Boston passed away unexpectedly by accident at the age of 15 on February 23.
She was the loving daughter of Tali and Iris J. (Pineda) Viera of East Boston; cherished sister of Denisse and Alejandro Viera, both of East Boston, devoted granddaughter of Esther Pineda of El Salvador and is also survived by many adored aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Family and friends will honor Laura’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, March 2 in the Most Holy Redeemer church, Maverick Street (Maverick Square) East Boston at10 a.m. for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Laura’s life. Services will conclude with Laura being laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery. In honoring Laura and due to the circumstances involved in her tragic death, memorial donations may be made to: Go Fund Me %Laura Viera to help the family with funeral expenses: https://de.gofund.me/eer7z6s8&rcid=19bd9c64dbfb11e5abddbc764e05901c For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com.