Obituaries 06-28-2017

Dineen Zirpolo

Of East Boston

Dineen M. Zirpolo of East Boston passed away on June 24.

She was the cherished mother of Robert Montemorano, Jr. and his companion, Adrianna of East Boston; beloved daughter of John and Cora Ranauro of East Boston; loving sister of Cindy Zirpolo of East Boston, Lorna Gobbi and her husband, Joe of Woburn, Joy Cagno of Revere and John Zirpolo and his wife, Lauri of Middleton and the long time loving companion of Robert Montemorano, Sr. of East Boston. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Family and friends will honor Dineen’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, June 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston and again at 8:45 on Thursday morning before leaving in funeral procession to Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks Street, East Boston for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Dineen’s life at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with Dineen being laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For complimentary transportation to the funeral home for the visitation please call 617-569-0990. For more information, visit:

 Grace Zuccaro

Of East Boston

Grace A. (Luongo) Zuccaro of East Boston died on June 7 at the age of 89.

Her birthday is July 2 the day that she would have turned 90 and she and her husband, John, would have celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on June 14.

The beloved wife of John Zuccaro, Sr., she was the devoted mother of John Zuccaro, Jr. and his wife, Catherine of Billerica, Richard Zuccaro and his wife, Mary Beth of Saugus and David Zuccaro of Boston; dear sister of Frank Luongo of Parrish, Florida and Helen Pellecchia of East Boston and the late Alfred, Annette, Carmella and George; the cherished Nana of Atty. John Zuccaro, III, Richard Zuccaro and Kyle Zuccaro. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. Grace was laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information, visit

Rudolph “Rudy” Pardi

Loved by everyone who knew him

Rudolph “Rudy” Pardi of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully on June 16  surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 84 years old.

Rudy was happy, funny and friendly and truly loved by everyone who knew him. He was deeply devoted to his family and adored both his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his longtime companion, Helen O’Brien of Revere, his daughters Ann Pardi and her companion, John Zimmerman of East Boston and Catherine Pardi and her husband, Glen Rosengard of Plaistow, NH. He was a loving dad to his late son, Joseph J. Pardi. He is also survived by his grandsons: Kevin Wilson and Ivan Diaz, both of East Boston and Joseph L. Pardi and his wife, Brittney of Myrtle Beach, SC; great grandchildren: Shiane, Vinnie and Brady, all of Myrtle Beach S.C. and Mia and Jack Cambriello of Revere, his sister Rose Pardi of North Carolina and by many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Rudy’s life will follow at a later date.”

Michael DeAngelis, Sr.

Of East Boston

Michael P. DeAngelis, Sr. of East Boston died unexpectedly on June 19.

A US Navy veteran of the Korean conflict, he was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Cardinale) DeAngelis; devoted father of Michael Jr. and his wife, Martha of Rhode Island, Joseph and his wife, Diane of Topsfield and the late Maryann DeAngelis; dear brother of Anna Ciarcia of Winthrop and the late Angelo DeAngelis and Rosemarie Guerra; cherished grandfather of: Michael, Mariana, Monica, Matthew, Martin, John and Zinnia. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Michael’s life by gathering today, Wednesday, June 28 at 9:30 a.m. in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home,  971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston at 9:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church, East Boston for a Funeral Mass celebrating Michael’s life at 11 a.m. Services will conclude with Michael being laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery with his  beloved wife,  Mary. May they both rest in peace. In honor of Michael and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: St Jude, 267 Danny Thomas PL., Memphis TN 38105. For more information, visit:

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