Obituaries 06-05-2019

Scott Fletcher Harris

Of East Boston

Scott Fletcher Harris of East Boston passed away on Sunday, June 2.

Scott was a past member of the Woburn Moose Club and Labors 22.

He was the loving son of Adele (Keyes) and the late Raymond Harris of East Boston, devoted father of Scot Harris and his wife, Christina of North Andover and Jonathan Harris and his wife, Kaitlin of North Andover; dear brother of Barbara DiChiaro and her husband, Anthony of East Boston, Raymond Harris of East Boston, Gregory Raines of Vermont and the late Maureen Harris; adored grandfather of Leanne, Scott Jr., Cambria, and Jonathan Jr. and the former husband of Francesca Grimaldi. He is also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Scott’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, East Boston only on Thursday, June 6 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Pietro Ciariello

Of East Boston

Pietro Ciariello of East Boston passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on May 28.

He was the beloved husband of Maria Ciarciello of East Boston, devoted father of Paula Femino and her husband, Salvatore of East Boston and Carmelina Pisaturo and her husband, Rino of Saugus; dear brother of Domenico Ciarciello, Michele Ciarciello, Luigi Ciarciello, Concetta Ciarciello, Maria Ciarciello and the late Antonio and Giuseppe Ciarciello and adored grandfather of Stephanie Femino, Ashley Femino and Daniel Pisaturo. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston. Services concluded with Pietro being laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Philip Saylor Research Foundation, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston MA 02114.  For more information or to send an online condolence, visit

Dolores “Dee” DiPalma

Animal lover and long time CVS employee

Services were conducted on Tuesday, June 4, in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, Revere, for Dolores D. “Dee” DiPalma, a longtime East Boston resident, who died on May 25, at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere. She was 67 years old.

Dee was born and raised in East Boston and was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1969. She lived in East Boston until eight years ago when she moved to Revere.

Dee was a long-time employee at CVS pharmacy, for well over 20 years. She spent the majority of the past several years at the Winthrop CVS in Winthrop Center where she worked as a cashier. She was known as a people person and loved to talk with the customers she would see on a regular basis. She continued to work until her untimely passing.

Dee, above all, loved animals of all types and was a supporter of several local animal shelters.

She was the devoted daughter of Loretta C. (Barbetta) DiPalma of Charlestown and the late Albert A. DiPalma; loving sister of Raymond V. DiPalma of Revere, Albert D. DiPalma of Palmetto, FL and the late Dana L. Popp; cherished aunt of Kristen N. Popp and Rob Stone, both of New Hampshire and the beloved companion of Patrick Shannon of Revere. She is also lovingly survived by several cousins and friends. Interment was private. Remembrances may be made to MSPCA / ANGELL 350 So. Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130-9923. For more information, please visit

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