Obituaries 07-01-2015

Carol Correia

Of East Boston

Carol A. Correia of East Boston passed away on June 23. She was 57 years old.

She was the cherished daughter of Florence (Catrone) Correia of East Boston and her late father Antonio J. Correia; loving sister of Anthony Correia and his wife, Lourdes of East Boston and Janice Russo of Stoneham; adored aunt of Dawnmarie Russo of Stoneham and is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Lindenwood Cemetery in Stoneham. For guestbook and


Paul Hafey, Sr.

Passed three days before his 99th birthday

Paul P. Hafey, Sr. of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died on June 26 – three days before his 99th birthday.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth F. “Betty” (Cadden); father of Henry J. Hafey of Winthrop, Paula E. Wamness and Paul P. Hafey, Jr., both of Billerica and the late Betty Lou Rock and is also survived by four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services will be held in Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery with arrangements by Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Condolences may be sent to


Maria Giangregorio

Of Peabody, formerly of East Boston

Maria Giangregorio of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, passed away on June 25.

The beloved wife of the late Antonio, she was the loving mother of Ralph Giangregorio and his wife, Maria of New Hampshire, Patsy Giangregorio and his wife, Ann Marie of East Boston and Joann Giangregorio and her companion, Sandy Osborne of Peabody; dear sister of Raffaella Konarynskyj of England; cherished “Nonna” to seven grandchildren and one great grand son. Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston. Entombment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For more information, please visit


Vito Orlando

Member of DAV and American Legion

Vito Orlando of East Boston passed away on June 24. He was 90 years old.

A US Coast Guard veteran of World War II, he was a member of DAV Chapter 77 and American Legion Post 30 East Boston.

The beloved husband of Maria (Vella) Orlando, he was the loving father of Michael Orlando and his wife, Judy of Peabody and Joseph Orlando and his wife, Kathleen of Malden; dear brother of the late Jennie Federico, Theresa Cramer, Catherine Aiello, Grace Gianetti and Salvatore Orlando; cherished grandfather of six and great-grandfather of two. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Holy Cross Malden. For guestbook and directions


Thomas ‘Tommy’ Carroll

Heaven just got a little more interesting

Thomas F. Carroll,  known to all as Tommy, passed away on June 21 at Whidden Hospital, Everett. He was 76 years old.

Heaven just got a little more interesting.

Tommy was born on April 7, 1939 in East Boston to Joseph and Agnes (Linehan) Carroll.  He graduated from East Boston High School in 1957 and served in the United States Air Force.

Tommy is survived by his sisters, Elizabeth Steele of Santa Barbara, CA, Mary John (Bradley) Smith, Grand Forks, ND and his brother, Joseph (Deborah) Carroll;  nieces and nephews: Suanne Hesse, Susan Steele, Marianne Steele, Julianne Morehead; Carrie

Higgs, Amelia Terrapin, Daniel Smith; Dylan Carroll, Temple Carroll; grandnieces and grandnephews:  Deven Hesse, Nolan Hesse;

Sierra Steele; Khristopher Steele; Wyatt Higgs; Ocia Terrapin; Jewel Carrol and special cousin  Lorraine (John) Moriarty. Tommy was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Agnes (Linehan) Carroll, his sister, Sister Marilyn Carroll SND, brother Robert  Carroll, brother-in-law Edward J. Steele and nephew E. J. Steele.

There will be no formal services at this time as Tommy donated his remains to Harvard Medical School. Donations in Tommy’s memory may be made to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 30 Jeffreys Neck Road, Ipswich,

MA 01938

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