Obituaries 12-11-2019

Andrew Botticelli

Of East Boston, formerly of Revere

Andrew Botticelli of East Boston, formerly of Revere, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Dec. 8 at the age of 89. 

Born in Revere on June 18, 1930, he was the beloved husband of the late Jane (Akerley), devoted father of Karen A. Molino and her husband, Dennis of Nashua, NH, Steven A. Botticelli of Revere, Kenneth J. Botticelli and his wife, Michelle of East Boston and Janice C. Botticelli of Pittsfield; dear brother of Madeline Perrella and her late husband, Phillip of Revere, Frank Botticelli and his wife, Sherri of Florida and the late Lillian Sullivan, her husband Frank, and Rosalie Botticelli.  He was the cherished grandfather of David Molino and his wife, Bonnie, Kristina Michaelson and her husband, Michael, Annalise Botticelli and her fiancé, Matt Machain, Angelina Botticelli and Arianna Botticelli and adoring great grandfather of Emily Molino, and Nora and Emily Machain, Cameron Rinaldi, Sophia and Olivia Michaelson, and Isabel Jane and David Molino.  He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

His Funeral will be from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere on Friday, Dec. 13, at 11:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome at 11 a.m.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited.   A visitation will take place on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Andrew’s name to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.  For guest book, please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.

Anna Horne

Of East Boston

Anna (Cavaleri) Horne of East Boston passed away peacefully on Dec. 7.

Anna was a lifelong parishioner of Sacred Heart Parish in East Boston.

She was the beloved wife of the late Roland “Steve” Horne, dear sister of Lucy “Babes” Clifford of Winthrop and the late Josephine, Tina, Gina, Joseph, Louis, Salvatore and Frank. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Anna’s life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston, on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday at 8:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Parish, East Boston, for a Funeral Mass celebrating her life at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with Anna being laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For more information, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.

Joseph Frangello

Of Revere, formerly of East Boston

Joseph Frangello of Revere, formerly of East Boston,  passed away suddenly on Dec. 6 at the age of 62.

Joe was born in Boston on July 5, 1957 to the late Joseph Frangello and Susan (Alfieri), he was the beloved nephew of Diana Annunziata and her husband, Frank and Lorna Williams, all of Revere, Lois Venezia of Winthrop and the late Emmanuella Rodriguez.  He is also survived by many loving cousins and friends.

A visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church at 11 a.m.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited.  For guest book please visit  www.Buonfiglio.com

Philip Bentivegna

Of Revere

Philip J. Bentivegna of Revere died on Dec. 7.  

He was the beloved husband of the late Arlene F. “Pinky” (McNulty), cherished father of Julie Ann Bentivegna of Revere, brother of the late Lily Fici, Margaret Prato, Fannie Grifoni, Gussie Giardiello, Paul, Vincent, Pasquale, Joseph and Anthony Bentivegna and is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. 

Family and friends will honor Phil’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St, Revere today, Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 4 to 9 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. Thursday for Funeral Services at 10 a.m. followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. 

Phil’s family is accepting flowers, but donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis TN 38105-9959 would be appreciated.

Benjamin Giglio

Past member of the Orient Heights Yacht Club

Benjamin Giglio of Cape Coral, Florida, formerly of East Boston, passed away on Nov. 25.

Benjamin was a past member of the Orient Heights Yacht Club.

He was the devoted father of Mark Giglio and his wife, Merly of Middleton, Pamela Giglio of Saugus, Nicole Giglio of Revere and the late Michael and Michelle Giglio; dear brother of the late Anthony Giglio, former husband of Lillian Laurano; cherished grandfather of Mark, Michael, Matthew, Courtney and Gianna and adored great-grandfather of Matthew Jr. and Luca. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, East Boston to honor Benjamin’s life. For more information, please visit www.ruggieromh.com.

Lola Mayo

Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston

Lola (Giannoccaro) Mayo of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died at home on Dec. 3 at the age of 96.

Lola was born and raised in East Boston, graduated East Boston High School class of 1941 and moved to Winthrop in 1975.

Born on April 27, 1923 to the late Vito and Almina (Dei Rocini) Giannccaro, who emigrated from Italy, she was the beloved wife of 68 years to the late Raymond, devoted mother of Deborah Mayo and Bradley Mayo and his wife, Linda, all of Winthrop; dear sister of the late Gloria Manning, Romeo Giannoccaro, Lillian Danna, Antonio Giannoccaro, Florence Giannoccaro, Josephine Ryder, Anna Graves and John Giannoccaro. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere.  Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Donations may be made in Lola’s memory to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For guest book please visit www.Buonfiglio.com.

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