Obituaries

Cammella Mangino

Former Home Health Aide

Family and friends attended Visiting Hours on Monday, May 9 in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere for Cammella H. (Rossi) Mangino, 76, who died on Monday, May 2 surrounded by her loving family at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a brief illness. All other services were held privately.

A native of Boston’s North End and a current resident of East Boston, she was born to the late Dominic and Gladys (Carlisle) Rossi and raised and educated in Boston. As a young woman, the family moved to East Boston, where Cammella remained for over 56 years until her passing.

Cammella was a fun-loving mother who devoted herself to her three daughters. She later returned to the workforce when her children where older and worked various jobs. She later became a home health aide and in doing so, she also took a sign language class to help communicate with some of her patients. She was very good at her job and made sure her patients knew that they were in good hands.       

She was full of life and energy and made everything fun and eventful. Cammella was always looking for adventure in any activity. She enjoyed singing Karaoke and dancing, usually at the Beachmont VFW. She was also an avid Bingo player, it was one of her favorite activities. She was a very social person and made friends easily wherever she went. She loved her family unconditionally and being together was what she loved the most.

The beloved wife of the late Anthony Bentivegna and Robert Mangino, she was the loving mother of Josephine M. Spagnoli and her husband, Louis A. of Marblehead, Teresa M. Helfer and her husband, Robert M. of Revere and Kristin M. DiStefano and her husband, Frank of Beverly; cherished grandmother of Anthony P. Spagnoli and his wife, Abbey Interrante of Alexandria, VA, Gabriella M. Golisano of East Boston and Brendon T. Helfer and Jamie M. Helfer, both of Revere; dear sister of John L. Rossi of Dover, NH, Thomas J. Rossi of Boston and the late Dominic Rossi, Paul Rossi and James Martin. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.      

The staff at Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals is most honored to have assisted the family in completing funeral arrangements.

To send online condolences, please visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com.

Anthony Joseph “A-Jay” DiGirolamo

Of New Hampshire, formerly of East Boston

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Anthony Joseph “A-Jay” DiGirolamo, 47 years old, of Stratham, NH, the son of Anthony “Deeg” DiGirolamo and his wife, Debbie of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, and the late Eileen (Carlton) DiGirolamo. He also leaves his brothers, Jeff and Scott Mack and the love of his life, Diana Castiello of Ware and many beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and countless friends.

He was born and raised in East Boston and attended Latin Academy where he ended up getting his GED at a later date.  He went on to study computer programming at a technical school in Boston. A-Jay loved spending time with family and friends and whoever knew him loved him for his larger than life personality.   He loved playing his many bass guitars and music. He loved feeding his intellectual curiosity with reading and watching documentaries and he was also a fan of Fine Arts.  He was also a great fan of the New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox and the Boston Celtics. 

Family and friends will honor A-Jay’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home North Shore, 10 Chestnut Street, Peabody on Saturday, May 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. with a prayer service taking place at 2 p.m. in our serenity chapel. Family and friends are respectfully invited at 3 p.m. to share memories and stories about Anthony with all in attendance. May he rest in peace.

Gino Trichilo

Of Revere

Gino Trichilo of Revere passed away from complications of cancer on May 9 at the age 49.  Born in Malden on October 25, 1972 to Carmela (D’Ambrosio) and the late Giuseppe Trichilo, he was the beloved fiancé of Lorine Hughes, dear brother of Frank Trichilo and his wife, Keila, Sandro Trichilo and his wife, Renee and Annamaria Trichilo and her boyfriend, Edilf Cehic, all of Revere and Joseph Trichilo and his wife, Annie of Lynnfield; adored uncle of Alexio, Alessandro, Abriana, Kasim, Vincenzo and Filipe and is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

His Funeral will be from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St, Revere on Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church in Revere at 10 a.m.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited.  A visitation will be held on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.  Entombment Woodlawn Mausoleum.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.  For complete obituary, please visit www.buonfiglio.com.

Giuseppe Guarino

Of East Boston, formerly of Italy

Giuseppe Guarino of East Boston passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, May 3 at 99 years of age.

Giuseppe was born on September 20, 1922 in Mirabella Eclano Avellino, Italy to Agostino Guarino and Colomba Morella Guarino. Giuseppe was one of seven children, the eldest being Ernesto and Caterina, Maria, Elena, Delfina, and Guido.

Giuseppe married to Maria (Gracie) Grazia Guarino  in January of 1944 and they had their their first child, Columbia in 1946. A few years later, they emigrated to the USA where they had many more children. He was the devoted father to Columbia, Lorraine and her spouse, Ronnie, Michael, Anthony, Joseph and Barry. He was the cherished grandfather to 12: Lucille, Vinny, Elaina, Deana, Rochelle, Ronnie, Michael, Niesa, Anthony, Shaina, Jonessa, and Joey and cherished great-grandfather to 12: Michael, Dariana, Antonion, Georgie, Attilio, Corey, Marco, Joey, Arianna, Aaliyah, Amina and Anthony. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends honored Giuseppe’s life by gathering at Saint Joseph – Saint Lazarus Church, on Friday, May 6 for a Funeral Mass celebrating his life and he was laid to rest with his beloved wife at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. May they rest in peace. 

In accordance with the Guarino family’s wishes and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Giuseppe’s name to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers MA 01923 or online at http://www.caredimensions.org/giving/ways-to-give/index.cfm. To leave an online condolence, visit www.ruggieromh.com.

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