Obituaries 06-26-2019

James Robert Goodwin

Of Lynn, formerly of East Boston

James Robert Goodwin of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 15. He was 59 years old.

The cherished son of the late John and Yvonne (LeBlanc) Goodwin, he was the beloved husband of Deborah (Zirpolo) Goodwin caring brother of John Jr., Chris, Jeffrey, Joseph and Michael Goodwin, Michelle Torres and the late Corrine, Marc and Tommy Goodwin.  He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. 

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Vazza Funeral Home, Revere 1-800-252-1127.

Julia Turner

Former East Boston resident

Julia (Scacchi) Turner of Danvers, formerly of East Boston, passed away on June 21 at the age of 95.

She was the beloved wife of Kaiser Turner, loving mother Darlene Nordstorm, Sherry Davis and Robert Worster, dear sister of Angelo Scacchi and cherished grandmother of John and Darlene Bickford, Jean Davis and Eden Nordstorm.

A Graveside Service will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden today, Wednesday, June 26 at 2 p.m. Family and friends are kindly invited. For guest book and directions please visit

Olympia Cardillo

April 5, 1937 – June 12, 2019

Olympia (Nardizzi) Cardillo of East Boston died in Chelsea on June 12.

The beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Cardillo, she was the devoted mother of Sharon Scapicchio and her husband, Stephen of East Boston, Vincent Cardillo and his wife, Helene of Winthrop, Joseph Cardillo of Providence, RI, Michael Cardillo and his wife, Nancy of Middleton and John Cardillo and his wife, Chrisann of Center Conway, NH; dear sister of James Nardizzi of Chelsea and cherished grandmother of Stephen, “Em” Scapicchio, Michael Cardillo, Matthew Cardillo and Madison Cardillo.

Funeral arrangements were by the Anthony Memorial – Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, 17 Lafayette Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150.

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