Obituaries 03-22-2017

Arthur Fisher, Jr.

Of Lynn, formerly of Revere

Arthur W. Fisher, Jr. of Lynn, formerly of Revere, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 16.

He was the husband of Linda J. Ciampa of East Boston; father of Yvette Ciampa of East Boston, and Arthur Ciampa and his loving companion, Traci of Revere; son of Frances Fisher and the late Arthur W. Fisher Sr.; brother of Kevin, Robert David, and Keith Fisher and the late Gail Fisher; grandfather of Aliscia and her husband, Mario Thompson, Alexsis Allison, Arthur and Tyler Ciampa and great grandfather of Isabella. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston.

Joanne Mackin

Former East Boston resident

Joanne Mackin of Saugus and Florida, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on March 16.

The cherished mother of Madeline E. Smoot, she was the loving daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth  (Marino ) Mackin; dear sister of John Ballantine,William A. Mackin and the late Michael Mackin and Joseph Marino. She is also survived by her devoted nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights)East Boston. In honoring Joanne and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Animal Rescue League, 10 Chandler Street, Boston MA 02116. For more information, visit:

Rosemarie Pimentel

Of New Hampshire

Rosemarie (DeRosa) Pimentel of Sandown, New Hampshire died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her bedside on Thursday afternoon, March 16.

The beloved wife of James “Lucky” Pimentel, she was the devoted mother of James Pimentel, Denise Laratonda and Chad Pimentel; cherished grandmother of Kaleigh Lamantagne, Ryan and Mellisa Pimentel.

Family and friends will honor Rosemarie’s life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston on Thursday, March 23 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday morning, March 24  at St Anne’s Church, 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead, NH 03841 from 9 to 11 a.m. For complimentary transportation to the funeral home, please call 617 569 0990.  For more information, visit:

Frank Coughlin

Of Maine, formerly of East Boston

Francis X. Coughlin of York, Maine, formerly of East Boston passed away March 20 after a long illness. He was 67 years old.

He leaves his wife of 43 years, Mary, his son James and his wife, Ann Marie of Revere, his daughter Michelle and her husband, Brian of Amesbury and his son Brian and his fiancé, Christine of East Boston. He was the beloved Papa to Jimmy Jr., Angelina, Nicholas, Jr, Gabbie and Zach. The son of Ellen and William Coughlin of Cambridge, Frank was the youngest of 11 children.

Visiting hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Road, York, ME 03909. A

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday morning at 11 at St. Christopher’s Church, 4 Barrell Lane, York, ME 03909

Burial will be private. In Lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Barbara Bureau

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Barbara C. (Muise) Bureau of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly on March 14. She was 84 years old.

The beloved wife of the late Leo J. Bureau, she was the loving mother of Jean Nowlan and her husband, James and Steven Bureau, both of Revere and the late Keith Bureau; dear sister of Anna Howe of Randolph, Helen Reilly and Leo Muise, both of New York and the late Marie Kilduff, Thomas Muise and his surviving wife, Carole of Andover. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere.

Interment was in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. For guest book, visit:

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