Activist for Social and Environmental Causes
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, East Boston on November 27 for Lucy M. (Grande) DelMuto, 92, a lifelong East Boston resident, who passed following a brief illness on November 22 in the presence of her God and her devoted family.
Lucy worked as a secretary for over 27 years for the Boston Public School System.
She was an activist for many social and environmental causes and was most active in the Chelsea Creek Action Group.
The wife of the late Alfred R. DelMuto, she was the cherished mother of Doreen P. Miele and her husband, Atty. John S. Miele of Medford, Sandra L.” Sandy” Osterweil and her husband, Alan of Saugus, Alfred “Freddie” DeIMuto and his wife, Sharon and Frank DelMuto and his wife, Maria, all of East Boston; proud grandmother to John S. Miele, Jr. and his wife, Stacia, Rebecca M. Anoli and her husband, Michael and Lara N. Miele, all of Andover, Danielle E. Osterweil and fiancé, Steven E. Fortey of Saugus, Alfred DelMuto, III and his wife, Ana of East Boston, Justin M. DelMuto and his late wife, Melissa of Saugus, Dimitri J. DelMuto and fiancee, Mirjana, Kristen E. DelMuto and her husband, Daniel Gillespi-O’Neill, all of East Boston and Jacqueline M. Murray and her husband, Michael of Annandadale, VA; the dear sister of Mary Guarnieri of Winchester and the late Ernest and Gaetano Grande and Carmella Gizzi. She is also lovingly survived by 10 adored great-grandchildren: John III, Sophia, Michael, Annabella, Jason, Alfred J. “A.J.”, Jacob, Avery, Alana and Reese.
Many faithful nieces, nephews, grandnephews and grandnieces also survive her. Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s’ Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. To send online condolences, please visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com
Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals.
Of East Boston
Angela F. Belmonte, 75, of East Boston passed away at home on Saturday, November 27 surrounded by her family.
The beloved daughter of the late Bruno and Catherine Gualtieri, she was the loving wife of the late Robert A. Belmonte, cherished mother of Rhonda LaFlamme and
her husband, William of East Boston, Robert A. Belmonte Jr. and his wife,
Marie of Wilmington and John Belmonte of East Boston; treasured grandmother of Sabrina and Marie Ciulla, Kristina Deras and her husband, German and Brandon and Samantha Belmonte; great-grandmother of Jonathan Flores, Veronica Berrios and Adryanna Soto; dear sister of Louise (Lola) Belmonte and her late husband, Ronald Belmonte of East Boston. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for her loved ones will be scheduled at a later date.
Of Chelsea, formerly of Revere
Patrick “Pat” DeFeo, 57, of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Thanksgiving Day, November 25.
The cherished son of the late Anthony “Tony” and Elena “Helen” (Todesco) DeFeo, he was the loving father of Amy McCauley and Felicia DeFeo, adored grandfather of Zaniyah Brown, dear brother of Constance “Connie” Bertolino and her husband, Anthony of Revere and the late Anthony DeFeo Jr.; caring uncle of Toni-ann Merlina and her husband, Mark and their children, Anthony “AJ” and Julianna Merlina; nephew of Pasquale DeFeo and his wife, Kathy of Revere and Theresa Loubier and devoted companion of Faith Haas.
Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Monday, December 6 at 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm Street, Everett.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Patrick’s memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, PO Box 4594 New York , NY.10163. www.vazzafunerals.com.
Carol Ann Nicoletti
Carol Ann (Marino) Nicoletti, 82, of Winthrop passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving Day, November 25.
The beloved wife of the late Walter M. Nicoletti and the loving daughter of the late Gus and Rose (Siciliano) Marino, she was the devoted mother of Paula O’Leary and her husband, Daniel of Winthrop and Carla Boucher of Nashua, New Hampshire; dear sister of Lawrence Marino of East Boston, Louise and Rosalie Marino, both of Winthrop and the late William Marino and cherished grandmother of Casey O’Leary and Erin O’Leary Delaney and her husband, Patrick. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Carol’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, today, Wednesday, December 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. before leaving in procession to Saint John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop for a Funeral Mass celebrating Carol’s life at 11:30 a.m. Services will conclude with Carol being laid to rest with her beloved husband, Walter, at Winthrop Cemetery, Cross Street. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Carol’s name to a charity or foundation of your choice. To leave an online condolence visit www.ruggieromh.com.