Margaret Erban, 86
East Boston resident
Margaret Erban of East Boston died on Thursday, August 6, at Massachusetts General Hospital, at the age of 86.
She was born on March 1, 1923, and was educated in schools overseas.
The widow of Saleem Erban, Mrs. Erban is survived by her son, Sam Erban, her sisters and brothers here and overseas and also several nieces and nephews.
Services were held in Methuen, followed by a family meal gathering, with burial in Andover. The family thanks everyone for their kind thoughts and prayers.
Of Boston’s West End, formerly of East Boston
Kathryn (Ahearn) Santullo of Boston’s West End, formerly of East Boston, died on September 7.
She was the beloved wife of the late Carmen Santullo, with whom she shared 15 years of marriage; dear sister of Margaret Reardon of Kingston and the late Barbara Lake, Jean McNulty, Mary Ahearn and William Ahearn; and the fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held from Vazza’s East Boston Funeral Home, 11 Henry Street (opposite Maverick Station), on Thursday at 8 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Most Holy Redeemer Church at 9 a.m. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in the VA National Cemetery in Bourne. For directions and guest book, please visit www.vazzafunerals.com.
Anthony Pavone, 82
Proprietor of My Donuts in East Boston
Anthony M. Pavone of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on September 7 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He was 82 years old.
Born in Boston, he was a US Navy veteran of World War II and the proprietor of My Donuts in East Boston.
He was the beloved father of Joseph E. Pavone of New Hampshire and Michael A. Pavone of Winthrop, former husband of Marjorie Bresnahan, and he is also survived by her daughter, Cindy Sullivan, of New Hampshire. He was the loving grandfather of seven, great- grandfather of four, and the uncle of many.
His funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere Street, Revere, on Saturday, September 12, at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Friday from noon to 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
Welton ‘Buddy’ Trainor, 83
Veteran of two wars, US Postal Service employee
Welton “Buddy” Trainor of Beachmont, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on July 1. He was 83 years old.
Mr. Trainor served honorably in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War and was a dedicated US Postal Service employee for many years.
He was the devoted and loving husband of 57 years of Theresa (Gauthier) Trainor, her “Lover Boy,” as she tenderly called him; father of William Trainor and his wife, Margaret, of Wrentham, Patricia (Trainor) Garbarino of Beachmont and Thomas Trainor and his wife, Patricia, of Merrimac; loving grandfather of Kenneth, Jennifer and Robert Trainor of Wrentham, Joseph and Christopher Garbarino of Revere and Heather, Victoria and Thomas Trainor of Merrimac. He was the proud great-grandfather of nine, including “Our Beautiful Angel,” Stephen Michael Garbarino, with whom he has now reunited. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was the son of the late John and Georgiana Trainor and is survived by his sister, Beverly (Trainor) DelloRusso of Winthrop and his brother, Robert Trainor, and his wife, Judith, of Florida. He was the brother of the late Paul, John, Edward and Richard Trainor, Doris (Trainor) Schnieder and Alice (Trainor) Dwyer.
Services have been held with arrangements by the Porcella Funeral Home, 876 Winthrop Avenue, (Beachmont) Revere.
New Hampshire resident
Louis Salza of Harrisville, NH, formerly of Lexington, died on September 6.
He was the husband of Lillian M. (diBiccari); father of Louis A. Salza and his wife, Dell, of Shaker Heights, Ohio, Mark A. Salza of East Boston, and Adio Salza and his wife, Elizabeth, of Tequesta, FL; brother of Ponzi Salza of Medford; grandfather of Lia Goldstein, Nina Burns, Tyson Englhardt, Mark Salza, and Cameron Salza. He is also survived by two great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, September 11, at St. Brigid Church, 2001 Mass. Ave., Lexington, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Calling hours at the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Road, Lexington, will be held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Marl-Harris Ambulance Squad, c/o Town of Marlborough, P.O. Box 487, Marlborough NH 03455. Burial will be private.
Assunta ‘Susie’ Martini
East Boston resident
Assunta “Susie” (Capozzi) Martini of East Boston died on September 4,
She was the beloved wife of the late Jerry Martini; loving mother of Donald Martini and his wife, RoseAnn “RoRo,” and Barbara Lambright and her husband, Robert, all of East Boston; dear sister of Jeanette Monaco of New York, Angie DeMarco and Fanny DeMarco, all of East Boston, and the late Josephine Manke, Margaret Bonavita, Michelina Lonardo, Tiberio “Bay” and Alphonso “Fofo” and Crescenzio “Gunga Din” Capozzi; cherished grandmother of six and great- grandmother of six.
Her funeral will be held from Vazza’s East Boston Funeral Home, 11 Henry St., (opposite Maverick Station) Thursday, at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in The Sacred Heart Church at 10 o’clock. Family and friends may visit today, Wednesday, from 2 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For directions and guest book, visit wwwvazzafunerals.com.
Eleanor Kozlowski, 86
Retired McKay Schoolteacher Aide
Eleanor L. (Capone) Kozlowski of East Boston died at home on August 31. She was 86 years old.
Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Kozlowski worked as a teacher’s aide at the Donald
McKay School in East Boston.
Born in Boston, she was the beloved wife of the late Walter W. Kozlowski; daughter of the late Giuseppe and Letizia (DiPierro) Capone; devoted mother of Phyllis McKinnon and her husband, Richard, of Hingham; adored Nonna of Courtney and Kensington McKinnon; dear sister of Angela DiFlumeri of Winthrop, Ralph Capone and Grace Scopa, both of Revere, and the late Mary Strahl and Phyllis Longo. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery. For her guest book, go to www.mauricekirbyfh.com.
East Boston resident
Luis Irizarry of East Boston died on August 27. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights), East Boston.
Known for her Christmas Display
Anna (Roffo) Guarino of East Boston died on September 2.
For many years, Mrs. Guarino and her husband, Mario, delighted the children of the East Boston community with a Christmas display around their home for all to come and enjoy.
She was the beloved wife of Mario “The Tailor” Guarino; devoted mother of Tiziana Lynch and her husband, Robert, of Revere, Mascia DeFrancesco and her husband, Jerel, of Salem and Marisa Kennedy and her husband, David, of Revere; dear sister of Mario Roffo, Donata Sacco, both of Brighton, Viviana Ruggiero of Revere, Delia Roffo of East Boston and Sergio Roffo of Scituate; cherished grandmother of Briana, Robert, Cristian, Luca, Isabella and Athena; and she is also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights), East Boston. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery.
For more information or to send the Guarino family an online condolence, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.
Of Revere, formerly of East Boston
Camille M. (Frusciante) of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on September 1.
She was the beloved wife of the late Carmen Guarino, with whom she shared 28 years of marriage; loving mother of Joseph Guarino of Revere, Robert Guarino of Salem and Angela Figueroa and her husband, Joe, of Middleton; dear sister of the late Anna Hickman, Louise Provenzano, Ralph and Joseph Frusciante; cherished grandmother of Joseph and John Guarino and Marisa Figueroa; and the great-grandmother of two.
Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s Funeral Homes. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For her online guest book, please visit www.vazzafunerals.com.
Rose Marie Sacco
East Boston resident
Rose Marie (Guerra) Sacco of East Boston died on August 31.
She was the beloved wife of the late George Sacco; beloved mother of George Sacco and his wife, Rita, of East Boston, Louise Gaudino of Ludlow and Stephen Sacco and his wife, Laura, of East Boston; dear sister of Anne Gilberto and Fran Piantedosi, both of East Boston, and the late Mary Valenti and Lillian Guerra; cherished grandmother of David, Christopher, Nicole, Jeffrey and Dianna; adored great-grandmother of Nicholas, Giana, Logan and Natalie; and she is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights), East Boston. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.
Barbara Clancy, 73
Former East Boston resident
Barbara J. (Monaco) Clancy, formerly of Pembroke and East Boston, died on August 30. She was 73 years old.
She was the beloved daughter of the late Americo and Frances (Gutman) Monaco; devoted mother of Peter E. Clancy II and his wife, Cheryl A., of Braintree, Denise MacDonald and her husband, Harold, of Pembroke and Cheryl A. St. Angelo of Rockland; loving sister of Judith Repici of Revere and the late Carolyn Monaco; proud grandmother of six loving grandchildren and great-grandmother of three. She is also survived by her former husband, Peter E. Clancy, of Halifax.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the McDonald Funeral Home, South Weymouth.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.