Obituaries 09-27-2017

Edith Farinola

Long time self employed electrologist

Edith A. Farinola, a lifelong resident of East Boston, passed away on Saturday, September 23,

She was born on March 29, 1921, was a graduate of Burdette College and was self-employed for many years, along with her sister, Lucille, at her Electrolysis Practice located in the Little Building, Tremont Street, Boston.

Edith’s family includes nephews: James De Gregorio of Plymouth and Michael Farinola of Hampton Falls, NH; her niece, Stephanie Burns of Wilmington; great nephews, Christopher Burns,  Douglas Burns, Nicholas Farinola and great nieces, Gina De Gregorio, Jamie Burns, Anastasia Farinola and Katherine Farinola. She was predeceased by her brother, Nicholas Farinola of Peabody and her sister, Lucille De Gregorio, of Lynnfield.

Edith was well known to be a loving person as a sister, aunt, great aunt and by her many friends.

Visiting hours in Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea Street, [at Day Sq] East Boston, will be on Tuesday, October 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. concluding with a prayer service at 11 a.m.  Private interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Lynnfield.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edith’s memory to Belle Isle Marsh Reservation, 1399 Bennington Street, East Boston, MA 02128


Yolanda ‘Yola’ Cinseruli

Former Boston Schools Teachers Aide

Yolanda “Yola” ( Minerva) Cinseruli of Winthrop, formerly of Orient Heights East Boston, passed away on Thursday, September 21 at

the age of 90.

Yolanda was a former teachers aide for the Boston Public Schools.

The beloved wife of the late Joseph “Joe” Cinseruli, she was the loving mother of Ellen Howe and her husband, Jeffrey of Winthrop,

Debra Gavegnano and her husband, Joseph of Peabody and Joseph D. Cinseruli and his wife, Valerie of North Andover; cherished grandmother of Jessica Hautaniemi and her husband, Thomas, Lauren Chizauskas and

her husband, Marc, David Gavegnano and his wife, Melissa, Michelle and

George Gilpin and Nicholas and Isabella Cinseruli and great grandmother

of Brady Gavegnano, Emma Gilpin, Benjamin Gavegnano, George Gilpin Jr., Mila Chizauskas and the late Rory Gavegnano. She was the dear sister of the late Angie Castriota, Ida Lauletta, Anna Crosby, Marie DiCino,

Nicholas and Joseph Minerva and is also survived by many nieces and


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

Interment was in Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Yolanda’s name to American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund.  P.O. Box 37839 Boone, IA 50037-

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Margaret Ferrara

Of Saugus

Margaret Ferrara

Margaret (Cestone) Ferrara of Saugus passed away on September 17 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 81 years old.

Mrs. Ferrara worked for many years at Filene’s Basement in Square One Mall where she met many people who fondly remember her smile and warmth.

She grew up in East Boston and graduated from East Boston High School, Class of 1953.

She was the daughter of the late Pauline (Ferrara) Cestone and Pasquale Cestone; loving  wife of the late Dante Ferrara, beloved mother of Dante Ferrara of Saugus, Donna Restiano and her husband, Andrew of Saugus, Debra Restiano and her husband, Lawrence of Revere, Danielle Leonard and her wife, Katelyn of Salem and the late Denise Lee; dear sister of Elizabeth LaRosa of Saugus, Anita Graziano of Lynnfield, Irene DeSantis of Billerica and the late Anthony, John, and Daniel Cestone, Mary Montalto, Enes Graziano, Mafalda, Messina, and Dorothy Riggi. She was the cherished grandmother of five grandchildren: Andrew and Alycia  of Saugus Michael of San Francisco,  Gena of Revere, Shea of Salem and one great grandson, Joshua of Saugus.

Elena Walley

Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother

Elena R. (Kruger) Walley, January 20, 1926 – September 17, 2017,  of North Andover died September 17, 2017 at the Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative Center. She was born on January 20, 1926 to the late James and Emanuella (Lunetta) Kruger and was 91 years old.

She was an avid fisherman and sports enthusiast and lover of all animals.

Elena was born in East Boston, then lived in Revere until she moved to North Andover in the mid 1990s.

A loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother, she is survived by her children; Ken Walley and his fiancée, Toni Diveglia of Danvers and Lynn DiNuccio and her husband, Francis of North Andover; grandchildren, Kenneth Walley III, Jessica Melchiano, Rose DiNuccio, Ginger Reynolds, Lisa Szelest and Susan Ferguson as well as by many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, June Morabito and was predeceased by her daughter, June Walley.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Michael Church in North Andover. Burial of ashes followed in Ridgewood Cemetery, North Andover. Memorial contributions may be made to the MSPCA, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844

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