Obituaries 02-08-2023

Carol Ann Sacco

Long Time Stone & Webster Division Systems Manager

Carol Ann Sacco of Orient Heights, East Boston passed away on February 1.

Carol graduated from St Lazarus, Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Boston University. She worked as a Division Systems Manager at Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation in Boston for over 20 years.

The loving daughter of the late Albert Sacco and the late Helen (D’Ambrosio) Sacco, she was the dear sister of Ronald Sacco and his longtime companion, Paula Swanson of Saugus and the late Edward Sacco; beloved longtime companion of Vito Suziedelis of Naples, Florida and cherished cousin of Lucille Malvone of Wakefield, Diane Balsis of Kennebunkport, Maine, and Robert Sergi of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. 

Family and friends honored Carol’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street (Orient Heights), on Sunday, February 5 and again on Monday , February 6 before leaving in procession to St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church for a mass celebrating Carol’s life. Services concluded with Carol being laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.  To leave an online condolence visit

Dorothy Anita DiStefano

Retired Hairdresser and Dog Groomer

Dorothy Anita (Sarno) DiStefano of East Boston passed away on February 4 at the age of 88.

Dorothy grew up in the North End of Boston. She met her husband, Charles there. They moved to London Street in East Boston before purchasing the home on Saratoga Street where they lived for over 50 years. She was a hairdresser for many years before starting her own dog grooming business. She retired from dog grooming and continued working at Maycom for many years. Dorothy loved baking and cooking for her family and enjoyed sewing and crafting. She will be missed by all. May she rest in peace.

The beloved wife of the late Charles DiStefano, she was the devoted mother of Charles DiStefano and his wife, Carol of East Boston; cherished grandmother of Nick, Bianca, Joseph and Ariana and dear sister of Joseph Sarno.

Family and friends will honor Dorothy’s life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, Orient Heights, East Boston today, Wednesday, February 8 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to Sacred Heart Church in East Boston for an 11 a.m. Mass. Services will conclude with Dorothy being laid to rest with her husband, Charles at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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