Obituaries 01-07-2015

Kenneth ‘Kenny’ White

Harley Davidson Enthusiast and Born Again Christian; Member of NRA and Teamsters

Kenneth “Kenny” U. White of Epsom, NH passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 21 in Salem, NH. He was 65 years old.

Born in Boston, the son of the late Everett and Rose White and the beloved husband of the late Cecelia Chicoine, Kenny proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

A Harley Davidson enthusiast and born again Christian, Kenny rode his motorcycle for countless veteran and local charity events. He was a longtime member of the NRA and Teamsters. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Kenny is survived by his three sons, Shawn and his wife, Rosa, of Everett, Christopher of Boston, and Kenneth White and his wife, Cheryl of W. Springfield; his three stepchildren, Cecelia, Neil, and Jayson; his four grandchildren; Olivia, Vivenne, Shawn, Jr., and Payton, his seven siblings: Everett, Billy, James, Dolores, Joseph, Marie, and Dennis; several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. In addition to his parents and wife, Kenny was predeceased by five siblings: Chickie, Larry, Bobby, Alice, and Donald.

Kenny was laid to rest in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Kenny’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, Nicole Gordon/Soldier Ride Boston, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256. For more information, please visit

Salvatore Rosato

Of East Boston

Salvatore Rosato of East Boston passed away on December 11 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Oliviero) Rosato; loving father of Giovanni Rosato and his wife, Samantha of Marblehead; dear brother of Margherita Pasquariello of East Boston, Lorenzo, Luigi, Angelo and Mario Rosato, all of Italy and the late Michele Rosato and is also survived by three loving grandchildren: Gianni, Leonardo and Matteo as well as by many loving nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters in law, cousins and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Brenda Louise Russo

Of East Boston

Brenda Louise (Rossi) Russo of East Boston passed away unexpectedly on December 27. She was 53 years old.

She was the beloved wife of Frank Russo, Jr.; loving daughter of Grace (Riccioli) and Thomas Rossi; dear sister of the late Mark and Wayne Rossi; beloved aunt of Angela Nicole Rossi; daughter in law of Frank, Sr. and Gloria Russo; fond sister in law of Cindy Russo and is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and friends and by her two beloved pets, her dog, Bella and cat, Mimi.

In accordance with the wishes of the family, services and interment were held privately. Because of her love for animals and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Boston, 1 Appleton Road, Boston, MA 02116

Rose Iapicca

 Of Orient Heights, formerly of Italy

Rose (Camarro) Iapicca of Orient Heights East Boston, formerly of Mirabella Elcano Avellino Italy, passed away on January 4. The beloved wife of the late Salvatore with whom she shared 40 years of marriage, she was the loving mother of Gus Iapicca and his wife, Charlotte and Frank Iapicca and his wife, Marilyn, all of East Boston; cherished grandmother of Arianna, Michael and Samantha Iapicca; dear sister of Prisco Camarro of Mirabella, Gerardo Camarro and Elena Sorrentino ,both of East Boston, Luigi Camarro of Florida, Ida Ariniello of Medford, Josephine DiChiara of Topsfield and the late Michele and Pelegrino “Reno” Camarro and her late stepmother Filomena Camarro. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Rosa’s honor at St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley Street, East Boston on Thursday, January 8 at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, For guestbook and directions

Michael Panzini

Of Saugus

Michael V. Panzini of Saugus passed away on December 30.

The beloved son of Vito T. Panzini and Linda (O’Leary) Panzini, he was the loving brother of Ashley Nichols and her husband, Todd of Saugus; dear nephew of Victoria Panzini, Patricia Benner and her husband, Stan, Tim O’Leary and his wife, Tracy, Colleen Curran and her husband, Tadhg, Susan Panzini and is also survived by many loving cousins and friends.

Family and friends will honor Michael’s life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston at 8:45 a.m. today, Wednesday, before leaving in funeral procession to Sacred Heart Church, Brooks Street, East Boston for a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in his honor at 10 a.m.Services will conclude with Michael being laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery, Saugus. For complimentary transportation to and from the funeral home please call (617) 569-0990. … At the family’s request and in lieu of flowers, donations in Michael’s memory may be made to Leanne’s Dream Foundation, c/o EBNHC Volunteer Services, 10 Gove Street, East Boston, MA 02128.

Matthew Hamilton

Of East Boston

Matthew D. Hamilton of East Boston passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 27. He was 27 years old.

He was the loving son of Gerald and Marie (Esposito) Hamilton; dear brother of Douglass Hamilton; cherished grandson of Frank W. Esposito and his late wife, Jeannette (Cohen) Esposito, and the late Gordon and Ethel (Boland) Hamilton and Gordon’s surviving wife Julia Hamilton. He is also survived by many fond aunts, uncles and friends.

Funeral services have been held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Matthew’s honor may be made to Pine Street Inn for the Homeless, Development Office, 444 Harrison St, Boston MA 02118, or The Salvation Army, 258 Chestnut St, Chelsea MA 02150. Arrangements were with the personal care of the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston 617 569 0990. For more information, visit:

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