Obituaries 05-16-2012

Stacee Goldstein

Real Estate Agent

Stacee L. Goldstein of Winthrop, formerly of Saugus, died suddenly on May 9. She was 39 years old.

A graduate of Saugus High School and Simmons College in Boston, she was a real estate agent, employed by Coleman Real Estate

She was the beloved wife of Craig P. Nolan. Born in Boston, she was the cherished daughter of Elaine S. (Willard) Gold of Saugus and her late husband, Dr. Benjamin Goldstein of East Boston; dear sister of Jeff Scott of Boxford; adored aunt of Sophia and Joshua Scott of Boxford; step-mother of Craig A. Nolan of Marblehead and is also survived by many other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop.

Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). For guestbook, go to

John Warmbold

Travel Agent

John Warmbold of Winthrop and East Boston died after a courageous battle with cancer at his home on May 13. He was 63 years old.

Mr. Warmbold was a travel agent who graduated with a BA from Trinity College in Hartford CT.

Born in Oak Park, IL. he was the cherished son of the late John and Priscilla (Christiansen) Warmbold; the devoted father of Katherine Roberts and her husband, Joshua of Waterbury, CT. and Lauren Warmbold and Jacqueline Warmbold, both of Winthrop; former husband and friend of Andrea (Nygaard) Warmbold of Winthrop; dear brother of David Warmbold and his wife, Sheryl of Collierville, TN and Nancy Zamor and her husband, Robert of Libertyville, IL.A

Memorial Service will be held at a time and date to be announced in the near future. Donations in his memory can be made to the City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library P.O. Box 286, Boston, MA. 02117. Funeral arrangements are from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. WINTHROP. For guestbook, go to

Angelo ‘Skipper’ Faro

Courageous Generation Member

Angelo “Skipper” Faro of East Boston died on May 12.

Mr. Faro was a US Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the Winthrop Elks, Courageous Generation of St Lazarus Parish, the Beachmont VFW and Winthrop Seniors.

He was the beloved husband of Lillian (Famolare)Faro; devoted father of Joan, Domenic and his wife, Diane, John and his wife, Donna Faro; dear brother of Santo Faro of Winthrop and the late Winnie Paci, Carmella Sicuso and Joann Battista; adored grandfather of Nicole, David, Richard, Gregory and Jamie and adored great grandfather of Chloe, Eli and Claire. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews

His Funeral will be held from the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Wednesday, May 16 at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Mr. Faro’s life in St. Joseph St. Lazarus Church, Ashley Street, East Boston at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be in Winthrop Cemetery. For more information or to send the Faro family an online condolence, visit:

Charlie Rizzuti

Worked for Rapino and Kirby Memorial Home

Charlie P. Rizzuti  of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on May 12.

Charlie worked for many years in the Rapino and Kirby Rapino Memorial Home in East Boston as well as a concierge in many of Boston’s Hotels. He was always helping people either in bad times or good in any way he could. May he now rest in peace.

He was the beloved brother of Rose LaCedra and her husband, Gary of Revere and the late Ralph and is also survived by  many loving nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Charlie’s life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 when family and friends can share stories and memories of his life in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston followed by a prayer service at 3 p.m. For more information, please visit

Liberatore ‘Pete’ Mattarese

US Navy veteran

Liberatore “Pete” Mattarese died on May 7.

A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was the devoted father of Peter, Michele, Paul and Joseph Mattarese, all of East Boston; former husband of the late June Rose Bartolo of East Boston; dear brother of Gelsimina Lupoli of Winthrop, Angela Marks of New Hampshire and the late James, Joseph, Anthony and Vito Mattarese; cherished grandfather of Peter Jr, Bianca Alexandra, Paul Jr, and Tayla and adored great grandfather of Mila. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701.  To send online condolences or for more information:

Lena Hartley Orsini

East Boston Resident

Lena Hartley Orsini of East Boston died in April. She was 96 years old.

She was the cherished mother of Ralph and Grace Fabiano and the late Robert Montecalo; loving grandmother of Steven Fabiano, Thomas and Sandra Carlisle, Nancy Fabiano and Linda Fabiano and a dear great grandmother to Andrea, Alexa, Andrew, Steven, Jr., Joseph, Michael, Melissa, Jimmy, Paul, Danielle, Samantha and Amanda.

Our hearts are saddened and she will truly be missed.

Rose Tenaglia

Medford Resident

Rose (Cieri) Tenaglia of Medford died on May 4.

She was the beloved wife of the late Frank P.; devoted mother of Tina Fitzgerald of Califrnia, Ellie Thompson of Arizona, Nicholas Tenaglia of Medford, and Frances Tenaglia of Wakefield and is also survived by 11 loving grandchildren and many loving great grandchildren. She was the sister of Pasqualina Cieri of Revere, Helena Pollock of Newburyport, and Clara Polizzi of East Boston

Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. To leave a message of condolence, please visit:

Rita Leach

New England Conservatory of Music Graduate

Rita M. Leach, a 12 year resident of Winthrop and a former lifelong resident of Revere, died at her Winthrop home following a long illness on May 8. She was 92 years old.

Born and raised in East Boston, she came to live in Revere as a young girl, graduated with High Honors from Revere High School, Class of 1938 and was invited to enroll in the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music in Boston where she graduated with honors in piano. For many many years, she played privately for social gatherings, political functions, weddings, funerals, etc. She had the personality of a true entertainer, vivacious, attractive and outgoing.  While at the New England Conservatory of Music, she worked for the former rather upscale Thompson’s Spa of the Back Bay where she met many celebrities and politicans. She was the Head Hostess there and at the Boston to New York Railroad Executive Dining Car.

Her music career was close to her heart and, in spite of failing health for over 17 years, she played the piano almost daily.

She was the widow of Revere Police Sergeant Edward B. Leach who died in September of 1966; the cherished mother of Katherine C. “Cindy” Leach of Winthrop, her devoted caregiver for the past 17 years, Candace L. “Candy” Pippi and her husband, Frank C. Pioppi of Winthrop, Kevin and Daniel Leach of Boston and the late Attorney Edward J. Leach, who was also a former Revere Patrolman. She was the devoted grandmother to Jason E. Leach of Reading, Edward G. Leach of Georgetown and Juustin F. and James E. Pioppi, both of Winthrop; sister of the late Dr. Denis O’Reilly, Charles O’Reilly and Eileen Gibbon; dear ant f Faith O’Reilly of France, Gerard Gibbon of England, Paul O’Reilly and his wife, Linda, Denise Hurley and her husband, Owen, all of Salem, NH and Michael O’Reilly of Revere.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Inc., Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. Memorial remembrances may be made to your favorite charity. For more information, please visit:

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