Obituaries 08-22-2018

Patricia ‘Pattie’ Thibert

An exceptional mother, wife and friend

Patricia “Pattie” L. Thibert died Monday, August 13 at home after a long illness. She was 67 years old.

Born February 3, 1951 to the late Rose Y. Pardi and the late Frederick Sateriale, Pattie spent many years a resident of East Boston, Revere and Billerica. She most recently retired to Hendersonville, North Carolina where she spent her last years working on her home and garden that she shared with her loving husband, Don Doucette.

Pattie is remembered as an exceptional mother, wife, and friend who was the glue that held many of us together.

She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Gina M Custance and her husband, Phil, grandsons Mason and Gary, two great grand children, a sister, Margaret “Peggy” R. Sicarello and brothers, Guy Sateriale and Daniel Sateriale. She also leaves three nephews, two nieces and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her son, Gary C. Thibert and brother, Frederick “Ricky” R Sateriale.

Pattie was part of several charitable organizations including AIDS research and multiple animal organizations focused on wildlife and prevention of cruelty. In this spirit, a memorial fund has been set up at

At her request, no services will be held.

Rose Gizzi

Lifelong East Boston resident

Rose A. (Faretra) Gizzi, a life-long resident of East Boston.passed away on Saturday, August 18 at the age of 90.

She was the beloved wife of Louis Gizzi of East Boston, devoted mother of Debbie Cassano and her husband, Don of Framingham and Gail Visco and her fiancé, Mark DiPiero of Stoneham; dear sister of Marie Carco and her partner, Richard of Peabody and the late Marion Taurasi and Gloria Jones; cherished grandmother of Craig Cassano of Weymouth, Nicole Rodriguez and her husband, Angel of Haverhill and Laura and Michelle Visco of Stoneham and the adored great-grandmother of Arianna Rodriguez and Bella Cassano.

Family and friends will honor Rose’s life at a memorial gathering on Friday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston. A memorial service in celebration of Rose’s life will be held after the gathering in the Serenity Chapel of the Funeral Home at 12 noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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Mary ‘Molly’ Boudette

Continental Insurance Company retiree

Mary F. ‘Molly’ Boudette of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away following a long illness on Wednesday, August 15 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. She was 97 years old.

“Sweet Molly”, as she was affectionately known by her close and extended family was born and raised in East Boston and was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1938. “Molly” worked for over 50 years as an executive secretary with Continental Insurance Company of Boston. She began working for Continental soon after graduation from Boston Classical School in 1940 and retired in 1990. She moved from East Boston to Revere over 60 years ago settling on Hall Street. “Molly” was the beloved wife of the late C. Robert “Bob” Boudette who died in April of 2008; dear daughter of the late Michael L. M. Flaherty and Catherine M. (McLean) Flaherty; devoted sister to the late Catherine “Peggy” Finn, Sabina C. Lewis, Lorraine T. Alioto, Helen F. Burns, Adele M. Duffy and Lawrence M. Flaherty; cherished aunt of Lawrence J. Alioto and his wife, Patricia “Pat” of West Peabody, Helene M. Costello and her husband, Arthur J. of Revere, Richard Lewis and his wife, Yolanda of York, ME, Michael Lewis and his wife, Helen, Robert E. Alioto and his wife, Colleen, Brian C. Finn and his wife, Judith, Boston Police Detective Sgt. Kevin P. Finn and his wife, Renee, all of Winthrop, Thomas Lewis and his wife, Pauline of Bridgewater and the late James M. Finn and Ernest F. Alioto. She is also lovingly survived by her new born great-grand nephew, Callum B. Stone and by several other great-grand nieces and nephews.

Molly and her dear husband, “Bob”, were childless and subsequently, became the surrogate parents to all their nieces and nephews. They were especially generous to all their

nieces and nephews, not only monetarily, but emotionally and spiritually. “Molly” and “Bob”‘s influence and guidance never ended as they continued their watch into the generations of grand-nieces and grand-nephews through to their great-grand-nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959. For more information, please visit

Mary D’Antona

Of Chelsea

Mary D’Antona of Chelsea passed away on August 14.

She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony D’Antona, loving mother of William Thompson and his wife, Prudy of Georgia, Elaine Thompson and her companion, Henry Cataldo of Tewksbury, Anthony D’Antona and his fiancé, Deirdra Alba of Melrose and Susan D’Antona of Chelsea, dear sister to the late Bridget, Bertha and Bretelle and cherished grandmother of Michael Thompson, Lauren Thompson, Christopher Brown, Brittany D’Antona, Anthony D’Antona and five great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, East Boston.  Services concluded with Mary being laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm Street, Everett.

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