Obituaries 02-03-2021

Robert Roberto

Loving Husband, Wonderful Father and Grandfather Who Cherished His Whole Family.

Robert “Bob” Roberto of Revere died on January 30 at the age of 80.

He was the loving husband of the late Angela (Diecidue) Roberto; beloved son of the late Angelo H. Roberto and his wife, Mildred F. (Salamone); devoted father of AnnMarie Lepore of Revere, Robert Roberto and his wife, Cheryl of Saugus, Lisa Rusconi and Michael Roberto and his wife, Lori, all of Revere; cherished brother of Gerard Roberto of Wakefield, Richard Roberto and his wife, Maureen of Florida, John Roberto and his wife, Joann of Wilmington, James Roberto of Dedham; cherished grandfather (Pa) of Angela, Tiffany, Nicole, Michael, Robert, Jennifer, Christopher, Mikey, and Leah. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Bob was a loving husband, a wonderful father and grandfather who cherished his whole family.

His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere  Saturday February 6 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at  11 a.m.  Names and temperatures will be taken upon entrance with capacity limits (masks and social distancing are required).  Relatives and friends are kindly invited.  A visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.  For guest book, please visit www.buonfiglio.com.

Tina Talluto

Of Revere

Tina Talluto of Revere passed away on Saturday, January 30 at the age of 94. 

The dear sister of Michael Talluto and his wife, Josephine, of Peabody and Salvatore Talluto and his wife, Anna, of Revere and the late Charlie Talluto and Josephine Fiandaca, she is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends will honor Tina’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston on Friday, February 5 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to Saint Anthony of Padua Church, Revere, for an 11 a.m. Funeral Mass. Services will conclude with Tina being laid to rest at Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. All services will be held in accordance with Phase-2 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts phased reopening plan due to COVID-19. Capacity will be limited. Face coverings are required to be worn and social distancing measures are encouraged. To leave an online condolence please visit www.ruggieromh.com.

Gregory Lightfoot

Of East Boston, formerly of Cambridge

Gregory S. Lightfoot of East Boston, formerly of Cambridge, passed away on Sunday, January 31 at the age of 59. 

The beloved husband of Rose Lineberger, he was the devoted father of Amber Snyder and Monica Carpenter; dear brother of Dennis and Cheryl Lightfoot; cherished grandfather of Jayden, Leianna, Jaylah and Javiahn and is also survived by loving uncles and cousins. 

Family and friends will honor Gregory’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, on Saturday, February 6, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Services will conclude with a prayer service in our Serenity Chapel at 2 p.m. All services will be held in accordance with Phase-2 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts phased reopening plan due to COVID-19. Capacity will be limited. Face coverings are required to be worn and social distancing measures are encouraged. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home to offset funeral expenses. Please visit www.ruggieromh.com to leave a donation on the “Donations” page or a condolence on the “Tribute Wall.”

Susanne Goodrich

Of Revere

Susanne (DiMattio)  Goodrich of Revere passed away on January 29 at the age of 70. 

Born in Winthrop on November 15, 1950 to the late Edward DiMattio Jr. and Angelina (Lombardi), she was the cherished wife of Albert Goodrich and is also survived by many loving family members. 

A Visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere on Thursday, February 4 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Capacity limits will be enforced and masks and social distancing are required. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church in Revere at 12 noon (names and temperatures will be taken upon entrance.)  Relatives and friends are kindly invited.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.  For guest book, please visit www.buonfiglio.com.

David Anthony Yannetty

Orient Heights Yacht Club Life Member

David “Big Dave” Anthony Yannetty, born November 6, 1956 in Winthrop, passed on January 6, 2021.

Big Dave loved boating and fishing and was a life member of the Orient Heights Yacht Club in East Boston. People seemed to like him wherever he went and he was a skilled and resourceful cook.

He was the cherished son of Rosemarie ( Cioffi) Yannetty and the late Edward Yannetty; loving father of Theresa Yannetty and her husband, Morgan Reynolds, Davina Yannetty,  David Yannetty and his wife, Rachel Baum; dear brother of Edward Yannetty and his wife, Kim, Theresa Yannetty and Joseph Yannetty and his wife, Emer Mezzetti.

Since he loved to feed people, please make a contribution to Mutual Aid Eastie (https://eastiefarm.com/ongoingevents/mutualaideastiefundΩ) in lieu of flowers.

Big Dave never wanted a funeral, so we invite you all to celebrate him privately. Turn on someclassic rock. Shake up a Jack Daniels Manhattan (and save that shaking ice in a glass on the side.) Turn up the oven as high as it will go, pop in your pizza, and leave it in there for as longas it takes to smoke a cigarette. Have a good cry, punctuated with wheezing laughter. He loved you. For online guest book please visit www.vazzafunerals.com.

Lawrence Bibber

US Army Career Veteran

Lawrence P. “Larry” Bibber died In East Boston on January 26.

Larry was a career veteran of the U.S. Army. He enlisted during the Vietnam Era and retired as a Staff Sergeant.

The beloved husband of Juanita (Miano) Bibber, he was the father of Georgette, Jahral and Rydyl Bibber, all of East Boston; brother of Janis Bibber Conti and Ken Bibber.

Visiting hours in the Magrath Funeral Home, 336 Chelsea St. [at Day Sq] East Boston will be today, Wednesday, February 3 from 2 to 4 p.mInterment in the Massachusetts Veterans Cemetery, Winchendon will be on Thursday, February 4 at 1 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: All COVID 19 protocols will be in effect.  Masks must be worn in the funeral home and at the cemetery. Contact tracing information will be taken and social distancing is required

Frank Favale, Jr.

Worked as MBTA Bus Driver

Frank A. Favale, Jr., 69, of Winthrop passed away at home on January 23.  Born in Boston, the beloved son of the late Jacqueline (Skinner) and Frank A. Favale, Sr., he grew up in East Boston before moving to Winthrop over 43 years ago.

He enlisted in the US Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged reaching the rank of SP4. After his discharge, he went on to work as a bus driver for the MBTA.

He was the devoted husband of Rosemarie (Femino) and the loving father of Frank S. Favale and Renee L. Taylor, both of Winthrop; dear brother of Michael Favale of Florida; cherished grandfather of Damon, Takyra, Nasja, Devin and Devani and great grandfather of Natalie.

Services were private.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Caggiano-O’Maley-Frazier Funeral Home, Winthrop.

To sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.

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