Obituaries – 10-14-09

Nancy Delaney, 49

Former Lotus Computer Co. employee

Nancy A. Delaney, a six-year resident of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died suddenly on October 10. She was 49 years old.

A graduate of Chelsea High School, Class of 1981, she worked for a brief time for Lotus Computer Co. in Cambridge until health problems shortened her career.

She was the daughter of the late Chester W. Delaney and Alice M. (Duggan) Delaney; dear sister of Mary Delaney of Florida, Jeanne A. Palleschi and her husband, Charles, of Revere, Diane M. Richard and her husband, Thomas, of Natick and Joan T. Galbraith of Everett. She is also lovingly survived by several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be held for the family today, Wednesday, October 14 with the Rev. Gerry Osterman, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Everett officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals of Chelsea. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Carmella Carapellucci

Of Wrentham, formerly of East Boston

Carmella J. Carapellucci of Wrentham, formerly of East Boston, died on October 10. She was 60 years old.

She was the lifelong friend of Beverly A. DeGerolamo of Wrentham; loving daughter of the Late Rosario and Josephine (Aceto) Carapellucci and is survived by many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, Norwood. Burial was private. 781-762-0482


Aaron ‘Spike’ Nolan Jr.

East Boston resident

Aaron J. "Spike" Nolan Jr. died in East Boston on October 8.

He was the beloved son of the late Anna M. (Bishop) and Aaron J. Nolan Sr. ; brother of Elizabeth McNabb of Florida, Francis P. Nolan of Cape Cod, Ann McGrath of Winthrop, Helen Salsman of Danvers, Rev. William J. Nolan of New Jersey and the late Mary McArdle and Raymond J. Nolan. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Burial was at the Mass. National Cemetery.


Terrance Weed

East Boston resident

Terrance O. Weed of East Boston died suddenly on October 2.

He was the brother of Larry and Gary Weed; uncle of Sean, Kyle and Michelle Weed; great uncle of Miya-Jayden LaRock and is also survived by many cousins and loving friends.

A celebration of his life will be held in The First Parish of Malden Church, 2 Elm Street, Malden on Saturday, November 14 at 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit:


Mary Plagenza

East Boston resident

Mary C. Plagenza of East Boston died on October 6.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Joseph Plagenza and his wife, Celia, of East Boston; dear sister of Carmella Baroni and Rose Grande, both of Woburn, and the late Ann Carozza, Josephine Centofanti and Tony Abbatessa and is also survived by five loving grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s East Boston Funeral Home. Entombment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For guest book, please visit:


Catherine Izzo

Of Pembroke, formerly of East Boston

Catherine (Molea) Izzo of Pembroke, formerly of East Boston, died on October 7.

She was the daughter of the late Stephen and Marie (Scalfani) Molea; loving mother of Richard Izzo and his wife, Joanne, of East Boston, Michelle Dwyer and her husband, Charles, of Pembroke and the late Dane and Stephen Izzo; cherished grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of four; dear sister of Philip, Frank, Steven and Nick Molea and the late Anna Shea.

Funeral arrangements were by The Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston.


Dorothy Kincade, 87

Well Known Entertainer and Dance Instructor

Dorothy R. Kincade of Winthrop Street, Winthrop died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on October 6 after a long illness. She was 87 years old.

Born in Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Mary (Morrissey) and Terrance Russell. A resident of Jamaica Plain for many years, she moved to Winthrop in 1955. For many years, she and her husband, Bill, were top entertainers in many clubs and hotels throughout America and Canada. They eventually settled in Winthrop, running a successful dancing school for 30 years. They became the owners of the Winthrop Theatre, which became Kincade’s Theatre, for over 10 years before retiring. She was a member of the Dance Teachers Club of Boston, the American Guild of Variety Artists/Spotlighters, N.A.A.D.A and Dance Masters.

She was the loving wife of the late William E. Kincade Jr.; the dear sister of Mildred Emmett of Winthrop and the loving aunt of Jim and Diane Davis, Darlene and Frank Ferrara and Frank and Roberta Davis. She is also survived by several great nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place, 6th Floor, Brookline MA 02445-7226 Attn: Contribution Services. To sign her online guestbook, go to


Mary Gaeta, 89

Bookkeeper and Peabody resident

Mary (Albano) Gaeta of Peabody, formerly of Lynnfield, died at the Rosewood Nursing Center in West Peabody on October 5. She was 89 years old.

Born in Boston on March 20, 1920, the daughter of the late Salvatore and Anna (Galasso) Albano, she was raised in East Boston. She worked tirelessly alongside her family for 45 years as the bookkeeper in the family service station and towing business. She was an inspiration to her children, her grandchildren and to all the customers who came to know and love her.

The beloved wife of the late Carmen P. Gaeta, she was the devoted mother of Carmen Gaeta and his wife, Clara, of De Barry, FL, Matthew Gaeta and his wife, Kathleen, of Lynnfield, and Anne Morando and her husband, Edward, of Peabody; loving grandmother of Carmen, Michael, James, Joseph and Clara Jean Gaeta, Matthew and Mellisa, Mary, Carmen and Hahn Gaeta, Edward and Gina Morando; cherished great grandmother of Mia, Michael and Rocco Gaeta, Carmen Rogers and Isabella Gaeta; loving sister of Anna Leone of Revere, and Concetta Forte of East Boston and aunt to many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by many wonderful and loving friends from Peabody and Lynnfield where she enjoyed 20 happy years.

Funeral arrangements were by the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, Peabody. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of No Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.

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