Obituaries 04-11-2018

William Boulay

Of East Boston

William F. Boulay of East Boston passed away on April 8 at the age of 83.

William was born in Salem to John and Dorothy (Hartrey) Boulay on July 20, 1934. He entered the military in 1954 and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He married his beloved Mary in 1958. They settled in East Boston where they raised their family. He will be missed by all who knew him.

The beloved husband of the late Mary J. (Sem) Boulay, he was the devoted father of William J. Boulay and his wife, Stephanie of Winthrop, Joseph P. Boulay and his partner, Linda Donnelly of Fairhaven, Diane M. Boulay of East Boston, Laura J. Boulay and her partner, Michael Breen of Meredith, NH, Lisa A. Boulay and Anthony G. Boulay, both of East Boston and the late Richard F. Boulay; cherished grandfather of Jacqueline, Peter, Joseph, Justine, Katherine, Shanna and Anthony and adored great-grandfather of Luca, Jayden and Giovanni.

Family and friends will honor William’s life by gathering on Thursday, April 12, at St. Joseph – St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley St., East Boston, for a Funeral Mass in celebration of William’s life at 10 a.m.  Arrangements are under the professional care of the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston, MA.

Joseph Fagone

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Joseph A. Fagone of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on April 5 at the age of 54.

He was the loving son of the late Joseph and Gilda (Dipice) Fagone, devoted father of Joseph Woodside and Mark and Christopher Dioguardi, dear brother of John, Errol and Peter Fagone, Theresa Claybourne, Barbara Breault, Lorraine Brown, Ann Marie Sacco and Joseph “Jady” Fagone and the late Great Anthony Albano and Frankie Fagone. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit

Joseph Albert ‘Joey’ Brancato

Waiting to report to Paris Island for

U.S. Marine Corps basic training

Joseph Albert “Joey” Brancato of Winthrop passed away unexpectedly. He was 21 years old.

Joseph loved fishing and enjoyed spending time at the Winthrop Yacht Club to fish. He also enjoyed skiing and dirt bike riding. Just prior to his sudden passing, he had enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. and was waiting to report to Paris Island for basic training.

He was the beloved son of Kim Marie (LeBaron) Brancato of Winthrop and Andrew R. Brancato of Peabody, dear brother of Andrew R. Brancato of Melrose, Gabriella N. Brancato of Winthrop and Rebekah R. Brancato of Everett; cherished grandson of Mildred (Todisco) LeBaron and the late Albert N. LeBaron of Winthrop and Veronica (Joyce) Brancato and the late Andrew R. Brancato of West Peabody; loving nephew of Shawn LeBaron of Bradford and the late Al LeBaron, Andrea Brancato-Walke of Danvers and Karla Brancato of West Peabody. He is also survived by his great-aunts, many cousins and close friends who were like his family.

Funeral arrangements were from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop. A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Donations in his name can be made to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Attn. Development Charles B. Wang International Children’s Building, 699 Prince St., Alexandria VA. 22314. For guestbook, please visit:

George Fabiano

Of Revere

The beloved husband of 61 years to Grace (Roberts), he was the devoted father of Debbie Fabiano and Michael Fabiano both of New Hampshire, Elaine Fabiano and her husband, Joseph Ristino of Revere, Christopher Fabiano and his wife, Stefanie of Revere and the late Georgie Fabiano and cherished grandfather of Tyler Fabiano of New Hampshire and Hope Fabiano of Revere.

His Funeral will be from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere on Friday, April 13 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.  A visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.  For guest book, please visit

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