Obituaries 06-02-2021

Eva May Adamson

Lifelong Revere Resident

Eva May Adamson, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on May 31 at the age of 85. Born in Revere on October 11, 1935, she was one of 11 children raised by her late parents, Ernest Sargent and Margaret (Allen). She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur L. Adamson, devoted mother of Randolph Adamson and the late Arthur Adamson Jr., and Margaret Adamson. She was preceded in death by eight of her siblings and is survived by her two sisters, Elaine Tolwson, and Carol D’Avanzo. She was the cherished grandmother of six and adored great grandmother of eight.

A visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere on Thursday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon followed by a Prayer Service in the funeral home. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.  For guest book, please visit www.buonfiglio.com.

Gilda Mullen

Of Braintree, formerly of East Boston

Gilda M. (Fasano) Mullen, age 90, a longtime resident of Braintree, died peacefully, Friday, May 28 at South Shore Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

 Gilda was born in Boston, to the late Nicholas and Carmela (Torone) Fasano. Raised and educated in East Boston, she was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1948. She lived in Braintree for sixty-three years.

 Gilda began her career working for the former Hardware Mutual Insurance Company in Boston. After raising her family, she began working as a bookkeeper for the Municipal Credit Union for the Town of Braintree and later worked at Town Hall in the Clerk’s office and Tax Collector’s office. Gilda also worked in Copley Square for a medical insurance company.

 She was a woman of faith and longtime parishioner of Saint Thomas More Church in Braintree, where she participated in various activities including counting collections. She was also a thirty-year member of the Braintree Catholic Women’s Club, where she served on the board of directors, a member of the Braintree Women’s Club and Braintree Garden Club. She enjoyed ballroom dancing, cake decorating, gardening, and arranging flowers.

 Most of all, Gilda was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren, actively supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

She was the devoted mother of Deborah M. Baker of Salem and William M. Mullen and his wife, Kirsten of Abington; loving grandmother of Meara Baker, Hannah, Will, Emma, and Lily Mullen and the late Arthur L. Baker, Jr.; dear sister of Vincent Fasano of East Boston and the late Guido Fasano and Millie Brigante. Gilda is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are by Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy.A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, 72 Washington Street, Weymouth, today, Wednesday, June 2, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Braintree Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Gilda’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451 or  www.heart.org.

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