Wayne Michael Kamer
Lifelong East Boston resident
Wayne Michael Kamer, a lifelong resident of East Boston, passed away on July 9.
He was the loving son of the late Angela (Stormiello) and Charles Kamer; father of Kerriann Fosati and her husband, Christian of Medford and Danny Kamer and his fiancé, Christina Bontempo of Revere; his grandchildren Tyler-Christian and Antonia Raymond and Jacob; his loving cousins, Dorothea Greco (his guardian angel) Daniel, Richard and Warren Johnson, Cheryl Van Meter, Irene Costello and the late Allen Johnson and Anthony Storonieulo.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for Michael on Saturday, July 30 at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Redeemer Church, East Boston.
Richard “CY” Colantonio
Of East Boston
Richard T. “CY” Colantonio of East Boston died suddenly on July 9.
He was the loving son of the late John and Alice (Grant) Colantonio, beloved husband of the late Anna (DeSantis) Colantonio, devoted brother of John Colantonio and his wife, Karen of Florida, Rhonda Ambrosino and her husband, John of Revere, Elaine Colantonio Bianchiano and her late husband, Albert of Revere, Mark Colantonio and his wife, Sandra of East Boston and the late Alice Abric Colantonio, Bartholmew Colantonio and the dear brother in law of Susan and Steven Vann.
In accordance with “CY’s” wishes, funeral services were private and under the direction of the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home.
Of East Boston
Alice Capone of East Boston passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 23.
The wife of the late Alfred Capone, she was the devoted mother of Theresa Kaprelian and her husband, Bruce of Arlington, Diane Donovan and her late husband, Albert of Revere, Crystal Petrowick of Las Vegas, and the late Anthony Straccia, Alfred, and Paul Capone. She was the dear sister Laura Coviello and her husband, Nicholas of East Boston and was pre-deceased by five brothers and four sisters. the cherished grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Alice’s life by gathering on Thursday, July 28 in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, from 4 to 8 p.m. and again Friday morning at 11:15 a.m. with a prayer service in our Serenity Chapel at 12 noon. Cremation services to follow will be private.
The funeral home is handicapped accessible, and a children’s lounge is available. Courtesy valet parking is located at the front entrance with ample off street parking with attendants in our several parking lots. For complimentary transportation to the funeral home for visitation please call (617)-569-0990. For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com
Of East Boston
Jennie B. (Iacoviello) Lauria of East Boston, formerly of the North End, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, July 22.
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Lauria; devoted mother of Joseph and his wife, Cheryl of North Reading, Dianne Maglio and her husband, Bruce of Hampton, New Hampshire, and Peter of East Boston; dear sister of Carlo Iacoviello, Grace Palazolo and Nicholas Iacoviello, all of the North End, and the late Rocco Iacoviello; adored grandmother of Milo Koppelman-Lauria and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Jennie’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, July 27 in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to Saint Joseph/Saint Lazarus Church, East Boston, for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Jennie’s life at 11 a.m. Services will conclude with Jennie being laid to rest with her beloved husband, Joseph, in Woodlawn Cemetery. May they rest in peace. For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com
Of East Boston
Immacolata (Agostino) Scarfo of East Boston died recently.
The beloved wife of over 60 years to the late Nicodemo Scarfo, she was the devoted mother of Philip and his wife, Donna of California, Rita Mascari and her husband, Luciano of Lincoln, Nicodemo and his wife, Jessie of Billerica and Al Scarfo and Elaine Monti, both of Saugus. She was the cherished grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 10. She also leaves her dear brother Carmen Agostino and many fond nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Immacolata’s life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Wednesday, at 8:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to St. Joseph St. Lazarus Church, East Boston for a Funeral Mass celebrating her life at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with Mrs. Scarfo being laid to rest with her beloved husband in Woodlawn Cemetery. May they rest in peace. In honor of Mrs. Scarfo’s life and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown 02472
Former owner of bakeries in North End and East Boston; former member of Café Nazionale
Bartolomeo DeStefano of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on July 21.
A former member of Café Nazionale and the former proprietor of Boschettos Bakery in the North End and DeStefanos Bakery in East Boston, he was the devoted husband for more than 42 years to Maria (DeLuca) DeStefano of Revere; loving father of Maria DeSimone and Rita Manicone Rufo and her husband, Giuseppe, all of Revere, Emelia Addesa and her husband, Carmen of Methuen, and Anthony DeStefano of Revere; dear brother of Rocco DeStefano of Burlington and the late Joseph and Antonio DeStefano; cherished grandfather of Liana, Davio, Gianna, Anthony, and Anthony Jr. He is also survived by many fond nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston.