Obituaries 07-04-2018

Salvatore ‘Sal’ Albano

Former US Marine Reservist

Salvatore E. “Sal” Albano of East Boston passed away on June 28.

A former US Marine Reservist, he was the beloved son of Salvatore and Victoria (DiMarino) Albano of East Boston, loving brother of Nancy Frattaroli of Lynnfield, Victoria Albano of East Boston, Anita Mattarese of Saugus and Vincent Albano and his wife, Nancy of Revere; adored uncle of Victoria Albano, Alexa Long and her husband, Joseph, Donato and Gianni Frattaroli and Alexandra and Paul Mattarese and loving Dada to his dogs, Lola and Ace. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Family and friends will honor Sal’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., (Orient Heights) East Boston on Thursday, July 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday morning at 9:45 before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks St., East Boston for an 11 a.m. Funeral Mass in celebration of Sal’s life. Services will conclude with Sal being entombed in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to the Mental Health Organization of your choice. Funeral home is handicapped accessible. Courtesy valet parking at the front entrance.Ample off street parking with attendants in our parking lot. For transportation to the funeral home for the visitation please call 617-569-0990. For more information, visit:

Anna Gibbons

Lifelong East Boston resident

Anna L. (Fitzpatrick) Gibbons, a life-long resident East Boston, passed away surrounded by her loving family on June 25 at the age of 96.

She was the devoted mother of Loretta McCarthy and her late husband, John and Janet Karlberg and her late husband, Richard, all of Stuart, FL, Robert “Bob” Gibbons and his wife, Midge of Westford and Stuart, FL, Kathryn DeGenova of Everett, Paul Gibbons and his wife, Robin of Cape Coral, FL, Carolyn Meehan and her husband, Bob of Bedford and the late Joseph P. Gibbons Jr.; dear sister of Claire Greene of St. Petersburg, FL and the late Marie Skane, Evelyn Maher, Joseph Fitzpatrick, John Fitzpatrick, Irene Cotter, and Eleanor Babb; cherished grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and she is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. Services concluded with Anna being laid to rest with her beloved husband, Joseph and son, Joseph Jr. at Woodlawn Cemetery Everett.  For more information, visit:

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