World traveler who loved to cook for family and friends
Dorothy (Vigliotti) Moschella of Saugus, formerly of Revere, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Feb. 14 at the age of 95.
Dorothy was a world traveler who loved to cook for her family and friends. In her free time. She enjoyed knitting at the Saugus Senior Center with her knitting group who would knit hats for the troops and veterans. Dorothy would take an occasional trip to the casino to test her luck. Most importantly, she cherished the time she spent with her family and they will miss her dearly.
The beloved wife of the late Joseph Moschella, she was the caring mother of Dennis Moschella and his wife, Patty of Saugus, Donna Moschella and her partner, Denise of Saugus and Joan Barravecchio, whom she considered one of her own children; adored grandmother of Valerie Moschella and her wife, Gina Palmer, Susie Soldani and her husband, Eric, April Bancarotta and her husband, Pasquale, Jacqueline D’Alleva and her husband, Domenic and Andrea Dost and her husband, David. She was a proud great-grandmother of nine; dear sister of Robert Vigliotti and his wife, Ann of Minnesota and the late Alexander Vigliotti and his late wife, Marion, and the late Eleanor Petrello and her late husband, Raymond. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. For guest book please visit www.buonfiglio.com.
Horse owner and trainer and 35-Year Mass Welfare Dept. Case Manager
Lucia (Rodriguez) Delgado of West Peabody, formerly of Winthrop, passed away peacefully on Feb. 13 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Lucia was a horse trainer and horse owner at Suffolk Downs from 1976 to 2012. She also raced and owned other horses at several other race tracks in the country. Lucia was also a former case manager for the Massachusetts Department of Welfare for 35 years.
She was the beloved wife of Robert Delgado, devoted mother of Cerie Yourawskie and her husband, Walter of West Peabody and Diana Frankel and her husband, Kenneth of West Peabody; dear sister of Jose Rodriguez and his wife, Doreen of New York; loving grandmother of Robert, Caroline, Julian and Austin. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Lucia’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Saint Adelaide Parish, 712 Lowell Street, Peabody at 10:30 a.m. for a mass celebrating Lucia’s life. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.
For more information or to send an online condolence please visit www.ruggieromh.com.
Of Orient Heights, East Boston
Marianne (Lombardi) Arciero of Orient Heights, East Boston, passed away on Feb. 16 at the age of 79.
She was the cherished daughter of the late Nicholas and Victoria (Manzo) Lombardi, longtime partner of the late Pat DeLeo, loving mother of Richard Arciero and his wife, Diane, John Arciero, Lisa Arciero-Bocchino and her husband, Michael and the late Stephen Arciero; adored grandmother of Danielle O’Connell, Kristen Sordillo, Michael Bocchino III, Victoria Lee Bocchino and Brandon Flint; great-grandmother of Benjamin O’Connell and Maya Sordillo and dear sister of Nicholas Lombardi and his wife, Terry and Barbara Ferrera and her late husband, Ralph. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family and friends will honor Marianne’s life by gathering at the Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere, Saturday, Feb. 22, from 11 to 11:30 a.m. with a Memorial Service beginning at 11:30 a.m. in our Chapel of the Resurrection. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marianne’s name to tunnel2towers.org or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN. 38105. For online guestbook and directions please visit www.vazzafunerals.com.
Of East Boston
Louis Giangregorio of East Boston passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, Feb. 17 at the age of 87.
He was the beloved husband of the late Frances (Eori) Giangregorio devoted father of Denise Mayo of East Boston, Lorna LaRocca and her husband, Robert of Winthrop, Louis Giangregorio and his wife, Michelle of Middleton, Mark Giangregorio and his wife ,Stella of Peabody, Wayne Giangregorio of East Boston and Alisha McEachern of Framingham; dear brother of the late Ralph Giangregorio, James Giangregorio, Tony Giangregorio, Theresa Romano, Phyllis DiCristoforo and Mary Autillo and adored grandfather of eight grandchildren.
Family and friends will honor Louis’ life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. A funeral service in celebration of Louis’ life will be held in the Serenity Chapel of the Memorial Home at 10:30 a.m. Services will conclude with Louis being laid to rest in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody. For more information or to send an online condolence visit ruggieromh.com
Of East Boston
Francis “Frank” Jevoli, a lifelong resident of East Boston, passed away after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family on Feb. 13 at the age of 79.
The beloved husband of Kathleen (Dobrisky) Jevoli, he was the devoted father of Francis Jevoli Jr. of Saugus, Paul Jevoli and John Jevoli, both of East Boston; dear brother of the late Josephine Burgio, Richard Leonardi and John Ciampa; cherished grandfather of Paul Jr., Michael, Kaitlyn, John Jr. and the late Jason Jevoli and adored great-grandfather of Olivia and Sophia. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. For more information, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.
Edward Cheffro, Sr.
Lifelong East Boston resident
Edward “Crystal” S. Cheffro, Sr., a lifelong resident of East Boston, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, Feb. 14 at the age of 79.
The beloved husband of Barbara Nee of East Boston and the late Marion Small, he was the devoted father of Edward Cheffro Jr. and his wife, Roslyn of Everett, David Cheffro and his wife, Ina of Brockton, Diane Cheffro of Revere and Charles Cheffro and his wife, Lia of Haverhill; dear brother of Camille “Dolly” Iacuzio and her late husband, Jerry of East Boston, John Cheffro and his wife, Dorothy of East Boston, Joseph Cheffro and his wife, Marie of Winthrop and the late Robert and Sylvester “Jake” Cheffro and cherished grandfather of Payton, Marion, Edgar, Charles Jr., Ryan, Ashleigh and James. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Crystal’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., East Boston today, Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. before leaving in funeral procession to Sacred Heart Church, Brooks St., East Boston for a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass in celebration of Crystal’s life. Services will conclude with Crystal being laid to rest at St. Michael’s Cemetery Boston.
For more information or to send an online condolence, visit ruggieromh.com.
Of East Boston
Frances E. (Pike) Roy died in East Boston on Feb. 11.
The beloved wife of the late Edward H. “Herb” Roy, she was the mother of Francine Wilson and her husband, Walter of East Boston, Robert Roy of Chelsea, Kevin Roy and his fiancee,Tammy Dalton of Revere, Carole Spera of Somerville, Donna Zawaski and her husband, Richard of East Boston, Stephen Roy and James Roy and his late fiancée, Patricia Robillard, all of Tyngsboro. She was the sister of the late Phyllis Thorne and is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Her Funeral Mass was celebrated in the Most Holy Redeemer Church, East Boston Saturday morning, Feb. 15 and interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Fran’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital would be appreciated.
Arrangements were by Magrath Funeral Home.
Phyllis Mary Cali
Formerly of East Boston
Phyllis Mary (Breault) Cali of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away unexpectedly in Florida on Monday, Feb. 10 at the age of 83.
The beloved wife of the late Philip M. Cali Sr., she was the devoted mother of Denise Cali of Florida, Philip M. Cali Jr. and his wife, Kathleen of Medford, Mishel A. Cali of California, Doug Cali and his fiancé, Deborah Addario of Danvers and the late Gregory Cali; dear sister of Dennis Breault of Saugus and Robert Breault of Lynn; cherished grandmother of Stacy Monaco, Joseph Monaco, Michael Monaco, Deandra Erdman and Gregory Cali and adored great-grandmother of Wyatt Cole Erdman, Ryan Monaco and Brayden Pires. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends will honor Phyllis’ life by gathering for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Phyllis’ life at St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop St., Winthrop, on Friday, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. Please meet directly at church. Services will conclude with Phyllis being laid to rest with her beloved son, Gregory in Winthrop Cemetery. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com.
Dorothea Johnson Greco
Lifelong East Boston resident
Dorothea Johnson Greco passed away peacefully on Jan. 28, at the age of 73. She was a lifelong resident of East Boston. Dorothea worked at the Cliff house and BayView Nursing homes. She was a Nurse’s Aide. She also worked for Hudson International.
She was the beloved daughter of the late Allen and Molly (Stornaieulo) Johnson. Sister to Richard Johnson and his wife, Geraldine, who was Dorothea’s lifelong friend. Sister to Irene and Edward Costello, Cheryl Van Meter, Daniel and Warren Johnson, and the late Allen Johnson and Anthony Stornaieulo. She was cousin to the late Michael Kramer and Aunt to the late Kenny Johnson.
Dorothea was a very loving aunt to many nieces, nephews and grandnieces, and grandnephews. She was a dear friend, forever, to Warren Clifford.
A Mass will be held in Dorothea’s memory on Friday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m. at the Most Holy Redeemer Church on London Street. Burial will be private.
Of East Boston
Angela (Marciano) McKenna of East Boston passed away on Feb. 10.
The beloved wife of the late Jeremiah McKenna, she was the loving mother of Geraldine Cull and her husband, John of Lynn, William “Billy” McKenna and his wife, Diane of East Boston, Robert “Bobby” McKenna and his wife, Teresa of Lynnfield and Jeremiah “Jerry” McKenna and his partner, Louis Luise, also of East Boston; dear sister of the late Carmella Barrasso, Charles Marciano and Domenic Marciano.
She is also survived by four loving grandchildren: Kendra, Colleen, Kristina and Robert and two loving great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Allyson.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Angela’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
For more information, visit ruggieromh.com.