Of East Boston
Maria (Nona) Krupwich of East Boston passed away peacefully in Yarmouth on January 9.
The beloved wife of the late Joseph Krupwich, she was the devoted mother of Linda and Catherine Sheldon, both of Yarmouth; cherished grandmother of Louis Pizzano, James and John Mulloy and is also survived by four loving greatngrandchildren. Family and friends will honor Maria’s life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston on Thursday January 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston, for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Maria’s life at 11 a.m. Services will conclude with Maria being laid to rest with her beloved husband, Joseph, in Woodlawn Cemetery, Malden. For complimentary transportation to the funeral home for the visitation please call 617-569-0990. For more information, please visit: www.ruggieromh.com
Alfred Capone, Jr.
Of Everett and East Boston
Alfred A. Capone, Jr. of Everett and East Boston died on January 5.
He was the beloved husband of Virginia (Shea) Capone and devoted father of Marisa Shea Capone and son of the late Alfred and Mary (Hock) Capone, Sr.; loving brother of Ann Marie Davies and her husband, Paul of Andover and Florence DiPietro and her husband, Ross of Swampscott. He is also survived by a cherished niece, several nephews and cousins.
His Funeral will be held from the Murphy O’Hara Funeral Home, 519 Broadway, Everett on Thursday at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church at 10 a.m. Visiting hours are today, Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Al’s memory may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Richard R. Caprio of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, passed away December 27. He was 64 years old.
Richard was a teacher for almost two decades teaching at Revere High School, Savio
Prep School in East Boston and as a professor at Newbury College in Brookline.
He was the son of the late John and Frances (Vadala) Caprio and the brother of the late John Caprio. Richard is survived by his wife, Faith (Taylor.) He was the brother in law of Inez and Joseph Cole, Scott and Nancy Prag and loving uncle to his nephews and nieces: John Caprio, Christopher and Meghan Caprio, Jason and Heather Cole, Pamela Cole, Jenny Prag and five great nieces. He also leaves several aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial visitation will be held Thursday,
January 12 between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St. Revere. No flowers please. Your remembrances will mean much more. For guest book and directions
Iva Ann Robertson
Very caring person whose smile could light up a room
Iva Ann (O’Hare) Robertson of East Boston, formerly of Clay County, Mo. passed away at Mass. General Hospital after a brief illness on December 29.
She was a very caring person and her smile could light up a room. She loved cooking, crafts, her pets, and most of all, her family.
She was the beloved wife of William (Billy) Robertson; loving mother of Leah Robertson and daughter of the late William and Erma (Barnes) O’Hare of Liberty, MO.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. (at Day Sq.) East Boston on Monday evening, January 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. concluding with a Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. (Indoor parking and entrance also available from 340 Bremen Street)
Of East Boston
Arthur F. Daniels died in East Boston on January 7.
The beloved son of the late Lorraine (Burr) and John J. Daniels Sr., he was the brother of Charles Burr, Mary Keohane, Thomas Daniels and his wife, Frani and Christine Daniels, all of East Boston, John J. Daniels Jr. and his wife, Linda of Middleton, Ann Krahn of New York and the late Karen Beamer. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was the dear friend of Pat and Melissa Todisco.
His Funeral will be held from the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. [at Day Square] East Boston on Thursday January 12 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours will be today, Wednesday, January 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Indoor parking and entrance to funeral home available from 340 Bremen St. For additional information, visit: MagrathFuneralHome.com
Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston
Mary M. Cali of Winthrop, formerly East Boston, passed away peacefully on January 8.
She was the beloved wife of the late Michael Cali; devoted mother of Bruce C. Fraleigh and his wife, Carolyn of Florida, Carol Anthony and her husband, Lawrence of Saugus; dear sister of twin Anne Tolias of Canton, Michael Thomas of Florida and the late James Thomas, Edward Thomas, Mary Kelly and Jean Montgomery; cherished grandmother of Stephanie, Samantha, Amanda, Michael, and Lawrence III, as well as 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Mary’s life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, on Saturday, January 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. followed by a prayer service in our Serenity Chapel at 11 a.m. Services will conclude with Mary being laid to rest with her beloved husband, Michael at Saint Michael Cemetery, Boston. For complimentary transportation to the funeral home for the visitation please call 617-569-0990. For more information, please visit: www.ruggieromh.com
George J. Luongo, Sr.
Member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman Union
George J. Luongo, Sr. of East Boston died unexpectedly on January 2.
He was a member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman Union Local 3 and aformer member of the 714 Club.
The beloved husband of Martha (Costa) Luongo, he was the devoted father of George Jr, and his loving companion, Diana Durbano and her son, Nicholas and Nina Roumeliotis and her husband, Chris; dear brother of Joseph Luongo, Julie and the late Adele Cecca; adored nephew of George A. Luongo and his wife, Rosalie and he is also survived by his cherished canine, Buddi.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., (Orient Heights) East Boston. Cremation service was held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to www.bonesbeagles.org. For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com
Domenic ‘Mickey’ Screnci, Sr.
Lifelong East Boston resident
Domenic A. “Mickey” Screnci Sr.a life-long resident of East Boston, passed away on January 3. He was 90 years old.
A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the cherished son of the late Tomas and Saverina (Mercurio) Screnci, the beloved husband of the late Antonetta “Dolly” (Cirame) Screnci, loving father of Dennis Screnci Sr. and his wife, Mary Lou of Peabody, Domenic “Mickey” Screnci Jr. and his wife, Maryann Calia of Charlestown and Annette Screnci Puccino and her late husband, Anthony Puccino of East Boston; adored grandfather of Dennis Jr., Dante, Domenic, Anthony and Nicholas and great-grandfather of Dante, Santino and Lia and caring brother of the late Joseph, Salvatore, Thomas and Peter Screnci. He is also survived by many loving family and friends.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Private interment was at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA. Memorial donations may be made in Mickey’s name to the Italian Home for Children 1125 Centre Street Boston, MA 02130. For guestbook www.vazzafunerals.com