Obituaries 08-30-2017

Rosemarie “Rose” LaCedra

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Rosemarie ‘Rose’ LaCedra of Revere, formerly of East Boston and Somerville, passed away

on August 23. She was 83 years old.

The cherished daughter of the late Domenic and Sarah (Ardolino) Rizzuti, she was the beloved wife of Gary B. LaCedra; loving mother of Glenn, Gail and Gregg LaCedra and Gina McCarthy and her husband, Christopher; adored grandmother of Meghan, Krista, Frank, Rachel, Ashley, Ryan, Patrick and Sammy Jo and great-grandmother of Charlie, Kassidy and Mason and the caring sister of the late

Charles and Ralph Rizzuti.  Rose is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere.

Interment was at the Massachusetts National

Cemetery in Bourne.  Donations may be made in Rose’s memory to the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, PO Box 2157, Framingham, MA, 01703 or by visiting  www.flutiefoundation.org.  For guestbook, please visit: www.vazzafunerals.com

Charles LaMonica

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Charles J. LaMonica of Revere, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Friday, August 25 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his loving family. He was 71 years old.

A US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was the cherished son of Mary (Natale) LaMonica and the late Charles F. LaMonica; beloved husband of Elaine (Millar) LaMonica; loving father of Paul A. LaMonica and his wife, Cheri of Wakefield, David J. LaMonica and his wife, Elizabeth of Wilmington and Kristin A. Lundy of Revere; dear brother of Richard LaMonica of Malden and Stephen LaMonica of Ipswich and adored grandfather of Daniel, Joseph, Charles, William, Owen, Benjamin and Grace. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “ Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Charles’s name to Kaplan Family Hospice House, 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923. For

guest book, visit: www.vazzafunerals.com

Giuseppe DelPrato

“Joe The Carpenter”

Giuseppe “Joe The Carpenter” DelPrato of East Boston passed away peacefully on August 25.

A past member of the Carpenters Union, he was the

beloved husband of the late Madalena (Lenoci); devoted father of Nick DelPrato and his wife, Terry and Nancy DelPrato and her husband, Vincenzo; dear brother of the late Louis DelPrato and the late Frederick DelPrato; cherished grandfather of Julie DelPrato and Christina Sola (DelPrato) and her husband, Alex and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews .

Family and friends will honor Joe’s life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial, 971 Saratoga St. (Orient Heights) East Boston today, Wednesday, August 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Thursday morning at 8:30 before leaving in procession to St Joseph St Lazarus Church, East Boston for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Joe’s life at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with Joe being laid to rest with his beloved wife in the Mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and to honor Mr. DelPrato, the family strongly encourages memorial donations be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101A First Ave., Waltham, MA 02451  [email protected] or Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston 02215, For more information, please visit:  www.ruggieromh.com

Felix “Phil” Anthony Faiella

Of North Reading, formerly of East Boston

Felix ‘Phil’ Anthony Faiella of N. Reading, formerly East Boston, died peacefully on August 22.

The beloved husband of 54 years to Vincenza (Grieco) Faiella, he was the devoted father of Cheryl DeFranzo and her fiancé, Paul Giglio of East Boston and Mark Faiella and his wife, Anna of Revere; cherished brother of Ralph Faiella of New Hampshire; adored grandfather of Nicholas DeFranzo, Dante and Samantha Faiella and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston.  Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In honor of Felix and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St Jude Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN. For more information, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.

Nunzio “Babe” Palladino

Orient Heights Civic Club member

Nunzio “Babe” Palladino of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully on August 23.

A US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, Babe was a member of Orient Heights Civic Club

He was the husband of the late Elvira “Pixie” (Nastri) Palladino; father of Robert Palladino of Revere, brother of Edward Palladino, Sr. of East Boston and the late Frances Reale, Domenic, Rocco, Frank, Joseph and Anthony Palladino; grandfather of Billy, Lisa and Perry and great grandfather of Ryan. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, Orient Heights East Boston. Babe was laid to rest with his military brothers and sisters in the Veterans National Cemetery at Bourne.  For more information, visit: www.ruggieromh.com

Dolores Messina

Lifelong East Boston resident

Dolores Messina, a lifelong resident of East Boston, died on August 21 at the age of 90.

The beloved wife of the late Louis Messina, she was the cherished mother of Kathy Messina of Malden and Steve Messina and his wife, Lydia Buechler of New York and the dear sister of the late Ralph and Rosalie DeStefano.  She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere.   Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, 240 Commercial Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02109. For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com

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