Obituaries 11-28-2018

Assunta (Rosa) DiPietro

May 24, 1933 — November 26, 2018

Di Pietro, Prisca “Assunta” (Rosa), formerly of East Boston, passed away in Pisa, Italy on Monday November 26, 2018 at the age of 85.

Born in Mirabella Eclano, Italy, she was the beloved daughter of the late Gioconda (Moscato) Rosa and Antonio Rosa.  Survived by her husband, Alfonso Di Pietro of East Boston.

Loving Mother of (Maddalen) Marisa Di Pietro of East Boston and Rita Di Pietro of Cenaia (Pisa) Italy.  Dear sister of the late Pasquale “Pat” Rosa and wife Janet and the late Prisco “Joe” Rosa and his wife Mary, all of Revere.

Cherished grandmother of Lorenzo Lischi, of Cenaia (Pisa), Italy.

Also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews, both in the USA and Italy.

A seamstress by profession, while living in East Boston Assunta worked for many years with her brother Pat Rosa as a tailor at his then business, Frankie’s Cleaners in Maverick Square.

David Hoey

Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston

David M. Hoey of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died on Nov. 19.

A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was the beloved son of Catherine (Lightbody) Hoey of Maryland and the late George J. Hoey Sr., brother of George J. Hoey Jr. and his wife, Julie of Lynnfield, Cheryl O’Sullivan and her husband, Charles Knopp of Maryland, Colleen Bailey and her husband, Brian of Florida, Regina Beane of Stoneham, Sean Hoey and his wife, Barbara of Winthrop and Catherine Tierney and her husband, Matthew of Walpole.

He is also survived by his former wife, Lee Ropossi, son, Renato DeFrietas and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston.

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