Obituaries 08-06-2014

John Parziale

Of East Boston

John M. Parziale of East Boston died unexpectedly on July 27. He was 57 years old.

He was the devoted father of Lisa Ceciliano and her husband, Alfonso and Michael Parziale; loving son of the late Sabino and Helen (Zinna) Parziale; dear brother of Robert and his companion, Leslie Modica and James Parziale and his wife, Ruby “Puddin”; cherished grandfather of Alessa Ceciliano and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor John’s life by gathering Saturday, August 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston with a prayer service to be celebrated by Deacon Leo at 3 p.m.

Shaun Viele

Of East Boston, formerly of Revere

Shaun Viele of East Boston, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly on July 25. He was 36 years old.

He was the father of Michael, Isabella, Shaun Jr. and Ashley; son of James and Mildred (Claver )Viele; brother of France Claver, Michelle Flors, James Jr, Jason and Tanya Viele. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Interment was private.

Janet Cobb

Retired Bookeeper

Janet A. (Balletto) Cobb of Marlborough, MA, and a former longtime resident of Laconia, NH, died on August 3 at Marlborough Hospital after a brief illness.

She was born in Medford, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Carpinella) Balletto. She has lived in Marlborough for the past year after living for many years in Laconia, NH.

A 1953 graduate of Medford High School and the Boston School for Business, Mrs. Cobb was employed as a bookkeeper at the Century Bank in Malden for many years and also worked at Agfa Corp in Wilmington. She was a member of a group of young ladies and men in the Laconia, NH area known as the “Lunch Bunch” and also enjoyed singing in her choir choir in Laconia.

She was the wife of the late James. F. Cobb who died on July 3, 2013 and she leaves her children: Janice E. Stefanski and her husband, Mark of Marlborough, Carolann Sherbutt and her husband, Timothy of Billerica, Kathryn M. Cobb of Marlborough and James E. Cobb and his wife, Antonina of Westford. She also leaves five grandchildren: Dannielle Sharbutt, David Sharbutt, Stephanie Cobb, Jessica Cobb and Timothy Cobb and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Joseph Balletto and Edward Balletto.

Funeral arrangements were by the John P. Rowe Funeral Home, Inc., Marlborough. Burial will be at a later date in the Boscawen Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Salvatore Padula Chapter 82 of the D.A.V. Of Marlborough, MA, P.O. Box 229, Marlborough, MA 01752.

Lucille Sevinor

Longtime Marblehead Resident

Lucille Sevinor, formerly of Marblehead, died at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea on August 1. She was 96 years old.

Lucille was born on June 5, 1918 in Brockton and at age six moved to Hyde Park. She was the daughter of the late Abraham Mezansky and Dorothy (Block) Mezansky and resided in Marblehead for most of her life.

She was the devoted and loving wife of the late Leo Sevinor with whom she shared 71 years of marriage. They married in 1941 and within three months theeafter, Leo was drafted into the US Army and served as an infantryman and sharpshooter in the Phillipines. In all, he served five years in the US Army during which time they were apart. He received numerous medals including the Phillipine Liberation Ribbon and the Bronze Service Star.

Lucille was a member of Temple Israel in Swampscott and Congregation Shirat Hayam. She was a lifelong member of Temple Israel’s Sisterhood, the Marblehead-Swampscott Chapter of Hadassah and a volunteer at Salem Hospital.

Lucille was the devoted and loving mother of Dr. Sheldon Sevinor and Ruthann Sevinor and Ralph and Meryle Sevinor and Gary Sevinor and his wife, Lydia. She was the adored grandmother to Cara Fineman and her husband, David Sobol, Jared Sevinor and Jordan Sevinor; the loving great grandmother to Alexa, Dylan and Gavin Sobol of Wellesley. She was also the cherished sister of Jeanette and Alan Ablow, the late Bernard Mason and Eugene Mezansky.


Mrs. Sevinor’s Funeral was held at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, Swampscott, on August 3. Internment was at the Temple Israel Section of Congregation Shirat Hayam Cemetery on Lowell Street in Peabody. Shiva was held at Woodbridge Assisted Living in Peabody following the interment.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Lucille’s Memory may be donated to All Care Hospice, Development Office, 210 Market St., Lynn, Massachusetts 01901.

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