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MORAN, John J., Jr.- Of Malden, November 21st. Devoted husband of Eileen (Doran). Beloved father of John P. Moran and Stephen J. Moran both of Malden. Brother of Edward A. Moran of PA and the late Maryanne Moran and Barbara Smith. Lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Monday, November 25th at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Jospeh’s Church, 770 Salem Street, Malden at 10 o’clock. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-6 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. Expressions of sympathy in John’s name may be made to St. Joseph’s Church, 790 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148. Late United States Coast Guard Veteran and 35 year employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Employement Security.
Born in Somerville and a resident of Malden for over 50 years, John passed away at home Thursday morning after a brief illness. A Coast Guard Veteran during the Korean Conflict, when he returned home he began in 1961 working for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Employement Security in the Malden, Boston and Lynn offices and reitered after 35 yaers as manager of the Woburn office.
JOHNSON, Waltraud (Wacker)- Of Westford, November 17th. Devoted wife of the late Richard Johnson. Beloved mother of Bettina Ruelle and her husband Mark of Westford and Donna MacLennan of Malden. Sister of Melita and Bettina Wacker both of Darmstadt, Germany. Cherished grandmother of Matthieu, Collette and Renee Ruelle. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Graveside Service on Thursday, November 21st in Westview Cemetery, 520 Bedford Street, Lexington at 11 AM. Expressions of sympathy in her name may be made to the ASPCA-Angell, 350 South Huntinton Ave., Boston, MA 02130.Read more →
Ansin, Rhona Shirley, 80 of Peabody and formerly of Chelsea passed away on November 15, 2013. Rhona was born in Everett and raised in Chelsea. She attended the Chelsea School System and was a graduate of Chelsea High School, Class of 1952. She has been a resident of Peabody for 52 years. Rhona was a lover of animals. She dedicated her entire life to her children and grandchildren.
Rhona was the devoted mother of Alan Ansin, Brenda Ansin, Mark Ansin and his wife Deborah, Glen Ansin and his wife Heather and Melissa Campbell. She was the dear sister of the late Arthur Klayman. Rhona was the loving grandmother of Matthew, Joshua, Aleia, Tyler and Mackenzie.
Services will be held at the Chevra Kadisha of Chelsea Cemetery, 232 Fuller St. Everett on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Memorial observance will be private. Donations in Rhona’s memory may be made to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130.Read more →
HENRY, Richard F., Jr.- Of Chelsea, unexpectedly, November 14th. Beloved husband of Lisa (Thomas) Henry. Devoted father of Richard F. Henry, III and his wife Julie of Salem, NH, Nicole Thomas and her companion Jeffrey Camacho of Chelsea and Ryan Henry of Chelsea. Brother of James Michael Henry of Burlington, Vermont. Former husband of Stephanie Henry of Burlington, Vermont. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Tuesday, November 19th at 10 AM. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home on Monday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. Expressions of sympathy in Rick’s name may be made to the American Kidney Foundation, Finance Dept., 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.
Born in Rockville Center, New York 64 years ago, Rick passed away unexpectedly at home Thursday morning. A United States Army Veteran, since 1990, he was a host and bartender for the Brown Jug. Prior to that he was employeed for 10 years at Hertz in East Boston. A member of the Cary Square Club, the Winnisimmet Club, the Irish Club coach for the Chelsea Little League and CYBL and ran the annual Brown Jug Golf Tournament.
HALOPOFF, Joyce M.- Of Salem, formerly of Chelsea, November 12th. Devoted mother of Keven Halopoff and his fiancee Paige Doherty of Salem. Long time companion of Maribeth Reagan of Salem. Loving daughter of Anthony Citro of Revere and the late Jeanette (Tracia) Citro. Dear sister of Donna Tobin and her husband Fred of Peabody, Fr. Anthony Citro of Michigan and Thomas Citro and his wife Elaine of Saugus. Former wife of Michael Halopoff of CA. Cherished aunt of Renee Russo of Lynn, Jason Coelynn of Lynnfield and Erica Citro of Saugus and great aunt of Brianna and Anthony Russo. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Saturday, November 16th from 11AM – 1 PM followed by a Graveside Service in Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm St. Everett. Expressions of sympathy in Joyce’s name may be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Building 9, Lawrence, MA 01843.
A longtime Chelsea resident and graduate of the Shurtleff School and Chelsea High School, Joyce, at 60 years of age passed away at her sister’s home Tuesday morning where she had been receiving supportive care since being diagnosed with lung cancer in March of this year. A faithful and avid Red Sox and Patriots fan, who enjoyed spending time at both Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, up until her health made her unable to work, she worked as a accountant for ADCOO, Inc. a transportation and distribution trucking company in Lynn.
DUNN, Vincent J., Sr.- Of Malden, November 10th. Devoted husband of Elizabeth (Pritchard). beloved father of Vincent J. Dunn, Jr. of FL, Michael Dunn of Methuen, Richard Dunn of Plymouth, Stephen Dunn of Everett and William Dunn of Malden. Brother of the late John Dunn and Marjorie Surette. Lovingly survived by 7 grandchildren. Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Friday, November 15th at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem Street , malden at 9 o’clock. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. Expressions of sympathy in Vincent’s name may be made to the Chelsea Soldiers Home, Patient Activity Fund, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150.
A lifelong Malden resident, who enlisted in the United States Navy in 1943 and spent 5 tours of duty retiring on the 20th of November in 1965, Vincent, at 87 years of age, passed away at home early Sunday.
During his over 20 years of service to his country, he was awarded many medals which included the United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with 4 stars, National Defence Medal, 4 Good Conduct Medals as well as the Purple Heart Medal, which was created by President George Washington at Newburge, New York in 1782 and awarded to Vincent on June 8, 1944 ffor Wounds Recieved in Action.
Upon his retirement from active duty, he continued to work as a civilian for the United States Government as a painter, working for numerous years at the Navy Yards in Charlestown, South Boston and retiring from Weymouth Base in the early 1980′s.
A former President of the Malden Organization of Clubs, he was a Commander twice of the Malden VFW Post 639, member of the Malden DAV and East Side AA Club.Read more →
CROMWELL- Of Chelsea, November 5th, Madeline F. (Hagan). Devoted mother of Maurice Cromwell, Jr., Jonathan Cromwell both of Chelsea and the late Donna Cromwell. Beloved sister of the late Barbara and John Hagan. Cherished grandmother of Maurice Cromwell III of Rhode Island and Lauricia Cromwell of Chelsea. Also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren Maurice IV and Maurliyah as well as many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service celebrating Madeline’s life will be held at a later date.
Born in Boston and a lifelong Chelsea resident, Madeline passed away at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett after being transferred from Eatpointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Sunday. Celebrating her 82nd birthday in Fenruary of this year, she was a member of the AME Baptist Church and worked as a glazier at Cool Ray until they closed.
Seigal, Joseph 95, a lifelong Chelsea resident, passed away on November 3, 2013 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. He graduated Chelsea High School, Class of 1936. Following his graduation from Chelsea High School, Mr. Seigal received his undergraduate degree from Salem State University and his Master’s Degree from Boston University. Mr. Seigal was a teacher in the Chelsea school system for 32 years. He was a proud United States Army WWII Veteran. Joe loved his family, animals, singing, Boston sports teams and horse racing.
Beloved husband of the late Ruth (Tubman) Seigal and the late Muriel (Wolk) Seigal. Devoted father of Stephen Seigal and his partner Magdalene Story, Nancy Royalty and her husband Dan and Alison Roth and her husband Adam. Loving son of the late Max and Annie Seigal. Dear brother of the late Morris Seigal, the late William Seigal and the late Harry Seigal. Loving grandfather of Amy, Scott, Ryan, Emily, Brandon and Evan. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave., Cary Sq., Chelsea on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Interment in Sharon Memorial Park, 120 Canton St. Sharon. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joseph’s memory may be made to the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Foundation, 17 Lafayette Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150. Memorial observance will be held immediately following the interment until 8:00 at the home of Alison and Adam Roth and Wednesday, 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the home of Nancy and Dan Royalty.Read more →
DIGGS, Elizabeth (Atkinson) “Betty”- Of Malden, October 23rd. Devoted wife of the late Maurice E. Diggs, Jr. Beloved mother of Ralph S. Bowdridge, Jr. and his wife Margaret of Plymouth, Judith Bucci and her husband Douglas of Malden, William G. Bowdridge and his wife Darlene of Everett, Margaret Appignani and her husband John of Malden, Maurcia St. John of Saugus and the late Maurice E. Diggs, III. Dear sister of William Atkinson of Canada and the late Joan London and Constance Northrup. Also lovingly survived by 12 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews including Lori O’Blenis and family of St. John, Canada. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Graveside Service on Wednesday morning, October 30th at 10 AM in Forest Dale Cemetery, 150 Forest Street, Malden. Please meet at main entrance at 9:45 AM. Expressions of sympathy in her name may be made to the Salvation Army, 231 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148.
Betty was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada and came to the states in 1948 settling in Malden, MA. Betty would say that over the course of her life, the best job she had and most meaningful was that of raising her family. She took great pride of being honored to be “Nana” to the many children and families she cared for during her lifetime. Betty also kept her home door open for those that needed a warm meal, advice, a friend, or simply a hug. Thus, instilling in the heart of her family the importance of caring for others in need. Betty’s early years included her love and commitment to the Salvation Army, as her church but also to its Women’s League and other family activity. Betty loved cooking and baking, designing “Nana’s” cards, reading, knitting and keeping up with the news of the day.Read more →
Karas, Edith (Cohen) of West Lafayette, Indiana, formerly of Chelsea, on Friday, October 25, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Aaron Henry Karas. Devoted mother of Dr. Barry Joel Karas and wife Iris of West Lafayette, Indiana. Loving daughter of the late Hyman and Dora Cohen. Dear sister of the late Henry Cohen. Loving grandmother of Adam B. Karas and Lauren A. Karas. Services at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave, Cary Sq. Chelsea, MA on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 at 11AM. Interment in Linas Hatzedek Cemetery, 232 Fuller Street, Everett, MA. Remembrances in Edith’s name may be made to: Mazon- 10495 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90025 or to www.mazon.org.Read more →
DOBBINS, Peter K.- Of Chelsea, October 21st. Husband of Dorothy (Malek). Devoted father of Christopher Dobbins of Chelsea and Caroline Ascolillo and her husband Edward of Pelham, NH. Beloved brother of the late Ann Pilcher and David Dobbins. Cherished grandfather of Hunter and Christian. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Friday, October 25th at 11 o’clock. Visitation with the family beginning at 10 AM. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Late United States Army Veteran and 30 year employee of Air Canada. Expression of sympathy in Peter’s name may be made to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118.
Born in Everett and a longtime Chelsea resident, Peter, at 71 years of age, passed away Monday morning at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a courageous battle with cancer. A veteran of the United States Army, he retired from Air Canada where he was a cargo agent after 30 years.
Sados, Izetta (Horowitz) of Salem on Sunday, October 20, 2013. Loving and devoted mother of Gail M. Sados of Salem. Loving daughter of the late Sam and Molly Horowitz. Izetta was as unique as her name, she was very passionate about her likes and dislikes. A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 2PM at the Tifereth Israel of Revere Cemetery, 232 Fuller Street, Everett. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Rabbi Earl Kideckel officiating. Memorial Observance will be held immediately following the burial until 8 PM and Wednesday from 2- 8PM at the home of Gail Sados. Contributions in Izetta’s memory may be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970 or to the charity of one’s choice.Read more →
CANN, Joan L. (Stone)- Of Everett, Ocotber 18th. Wife of the late Sherman Cann. Devoted mother of Deborah Bradley and Robert Scott both of Ft. Myers, FL, Sandra Brutto of Nampa, ID, Marjorie Cann of Everett, Charles Cann of N. Reading, Steven Cann of Stoneham, Michael Cann of Needham, William Cann of Pelham, NH and Joaine Cann of Everett. Beloved sister of William Stone of Wareham, Chester Stone of IL, Ginger Contraras of NM and the late Edward Stone. Also lovingly survived by 15 grandchildren including the late Robert John Broduer, 9 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Wednesday, October 23rd at 11 O’clock. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Expressions of sympathy in Joan’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.Read more →
Bodner, Paul 61 of Revere and formerly of Chelsea passed away on October 18, 2013 at Massachusetts General Hospital. Paul was born in Boston at Beth Israel Hospital on December 20, 1951. He was raised in Chelsea and attended the Chelsea School System. Paul was a graduate of Chelsea High School, Class of 1969. Paul was a resident of Revere for the last 35 years. He was the owner and operator of Body Toppers silk screening and embroidering in Medford. Paul was very passionate about his family, the New England Patriots and casino gambling.
Paul was the devoted father of Adam Bodner. He was the loving son of the late Herbert and Grace Bodner. He was the dear brother of Alan Bodner and Arleen Downey and her husband Fred. He was the loving uncle of Janelle and Shaun. Paul is also survived by his longtime companion Ann McCarthy.
Services at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave., Cary Sq., Chelsea on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 11:00 AM. Interment in Everett. Memorial observance will be held at Body Toppers, immediately following the interment until 6:00 PM. Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave. #2 Norwood, MA 02062.Read more →
Kaplan, Irving of Chelsea and formerly of Swampscott passed away on October 16, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Aline Kaplan. Devoted father of Karen Tabroff and Linda McGraw. Loving son of the late Edward and Mollie Kaplan. Dear brother of Gerald Kaplan. Beloved grandfather of Julie, Ashley, Melanie, Matthew and Daniel. Graveside services will be held at the Mishna Cemetery, 232 Fuller St. Everett on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 12:30 PM.Read more →
Morris Seigal 92 years of age. Life long resident of Chelsea, MA passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at his home. Morris graduated Chelsea High School-Class of 1939. Morris then attended Salem State for his undergrad, and later receiving a Masters from Boston University. He served 29 years on the Chelsea School Board. He was an administrator and Camp director for the Y.M.H.A in Chelsea. Morris was a teacher and Assistant Principal at the Williams School and acting Principle at the Mary C. Burke School. He was a proud US Army WWII Veteran serving in the South Pacific. Lover of family, animals, Chinese Food and horse racing.
Beloved husband of Marion( Feinberg) Seigal. Devoted father of Maxine Ebb and husband Mike, Jeffrey Seigal and wife Sheara, and Jay Seigal and wife Tricia. Loving son of the late Max and Annie Seigal. Dear brother of Joseph Seigal and the late William Seigal and the late Harry Seigal. Loving grandfather of Jon, Lisa, Adam, Kara, Jared, Jason and Aaron. Cherished great-grandfather of Kaylee and Connor.
Services will be held at the Temple Emmanuel, 60 Tudor Street, Chelsea, MA 02150 on Thursday, October 17th at 11AM. Interment to follow at Beth Israel Cemetery, 22 Fuller Street, Everett.
In lieu of flowers donations in Morris’s memory may be made to the Morris H. Seigal Scholarship Fund, Chelsea City Hall, Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150 c/o Barbara Martin and to the Temple Emmanuel Fund 60 Tudor Street, Chelsea, MA 02150.Read more →
Verizon Corp. Method & Procedure Writer
TEWKSBURY: Anthony E.”Tony” Palladino, age 77, a Tewksbury resident for 13 years, formerly of Chelsea, passed away at home, with his family by his side, on Sunday, October 13, 2013.
He was the beloved husband of Caroline A.(Haumann) Palladino, with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 12, 2013.
Born in Chelsea on July 20, 1936, he was the son of the late Atillio Palladino and Grace (Richards) Palladino.
Tony was raised in Chelsea, attended St. Rose Elementary School and graduated from Malden Catholic High School. Following high school, Tony attended Boston College.
In 1959, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served with the 61st Artillery, Battery A, 3rd Missile Battalion.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed for 35 years by the Verizon Corporation in Boston, where he worked as a Method and Procedure Writer.
Tony was a past member of the Granite Statesmen Barbara Shop Chorus and several barbershop quartets, past Grand Knight of the Chelsea Knights of Columbus, and a former member of St. Adelaide’s Church in West Peabody and the Holy Trinity Church in South Boston, where he sang in the choir.
Tony enjoyed singing, music, following all the New England sports teams, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by his son, Matthew J. Palladino and his wife Linda of Leominster; two daughters, Susan C. Stephenson and her husband Arthur of Townsend, and Madeline E. Palladino and her companion Joseph Fruciano of Saugus; his foster son, Paul Lackey of Kentucky; his son-in-law, Robert Margossian of Billerica, seven grandchildren, Samantha and John Madigan, Dana Margossian, Katelyn and Andrew Palladino, Gabrielle and Garrett Stephenson; three brothers, William Palladino and his wife Virginia of North Reading, Albert Palladino of Chelsea, and Robert Palladino and his wife Barbara of Indianapolis, IN; also many nieces and nephews.
Tony was the father of the late Maryellen Margossian and brother of the late Richard Palladino.
Calling hours will be Thursday, Oct. 17, from 4-8 p.m., at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. His funeral will be held Friday, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by his Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Andrews Church, 45 Talbot Ave., Billerica. Interment at Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tony’s memory may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.Read more →
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