Obituaries 02-10-2021

Richard Carbone

Past Exalted Ruler and Honorary Life Member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks and Longtime Treasurer of Jeffries Yacht Club in East Boston

Richard C. Carbone of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, passed away at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston on January 31. He was 80 years old.

Born in Boston, the beloved son of the late Jennie (Todisco) and Ralph Carbone, he resided in East Boston before moving to Winthrop over 17 years ago.

Prior to his retirement, he worked as a manager at Logan Airport in the janitorial department. He was also the long-time treasurer at Jeffries Yacht Club in East Boston and a Past Exalted Ruler and Honorary Life Member at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks.

He was the devoted husband of Patricia (Frazier), the dear brother of Connie Carbone of East Boston and Carol Cooper and her late husband, Edwin of Saugus; cherished uncle of Robert, Michele C., Joe Jr., Denise, Michele F., Vincent, Monica, Brian and the late Michael; beloved brother-in-law of Billy and Diane Frazier, Lorraine and Steven Tear, the late Joseph and Helen Frazier and Paul and Barbara Frazier.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the the Caggiano-O’Maley-Frazier Funeral Home, Winthrop. Interment was in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.

Memorial donations may be made to the Frazier Family Scholarship Fund c/o Winthrop Lodge of Elks 191 Washington Ave., Winthrop MA 02152.

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John Gigliello, Jr.

MBTA Retiree

John B. Gigliello, Jr. of East Boston passed away on Wednesday, February 3.

John was an employee of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. He was also a member of the Painter’s Union District Council 35 and a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.  

The beloved husband of Sophie (Saviano) Gigliello, he was the devoted father of John Gigliello III and his wife, Mary of Peabody, Steven Gigliello of East Boston and Cheryl Yebba and her husband, Nicholas of Everett; dear brother of Michael of Naples, FL, Ronald of Ormand, FL, Josephine of Saugus, Dorothy Cheek of Seabrook, NH, Rosemarie Maio of Peabody, Nancy Clanton of Saugus, Theresa Salvati of Douglas, Annette Chiaradonna of Seabrook, NH, and the late Phyllis Cicchetti and James Gigliello and cherished grandfather of Marina, Bianca, Katrina, Ryan, Casey, and Nicholas.  He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  

Family and friends honored John’s life by gathering at Saint Anthony of Padua Church, Revere, on Tuesday, February 9 for Funeral Mass. Services concluded with John being laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.   For more information, please visit 

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