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    Teresa Luciano 9/13/2018 12:00:00 AM East Boston,MA / North End,MA

    Teresa Luciano, of East Boston, formerly of Boston’s North End, died Thursday, September 13th. She was 78. Born and raised in Lapio, Italy. She was the daughter of the late Antonio and the Philimana (Ozilla) Luciano. Teresa loved to spend time with her family. She loved her niece and nephew’s like they were her own children. Teresa’s family was her pride and joy, they were her world. Teresa was proud of her Italian heritage; her roots were deep with tradition. Every Sunday the whole family gathered at Teresa and Carmella’s house for dinner. Teresa was known for her homemade pasta and enjoyed making all the traditional dishes with Carmella by…

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    Paul R. “Bebo” Flanagan 8/19/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / East Boston,MA

    Paul Reed “Bebo” Flanagan, age 78, of Brockton, MA, died peacefully on August 19, 2018 surrounded by his family. Bebo was the loving husband for 52 years of Priscilla A. (Kukla) Flanagan. Born, raised and educated in East Boston, MA, he was the son of the late John F. and Mabel A. (Reed) Flanagan. He was a proud member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman Local #3 Union for 50 years, retiring in 2002. Spending quality time laughing and teasing his family and friends meant everything to him and he enjoyed a good comedy roast. He loved to play pool and poker with the guys, followed all sports, and frequently…

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    Barry P. Carter 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM East Boston,MA / Derry,NH

    Barry P. Carter, 55, of East Boston, MA, passed away Tuesday January 9, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, surrounded by his loving family. Barry was born August 9, 1962 in Malden, MA and was a son of Harry W. and Sandra (Black) Carter. He was raised in Derry, NH and was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy and attended Bunker Hill Community College. Mr. Carter served in the US Army reserve and worked many years as a self-employed handyman in the East Boston area. He was an avid fisherman and was most happy when he was fishing. Barry leaves behind his beloved son, Sean A. Carter of Derry, NH,…

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    EDWARD F. “THE EAGLE” POWERS 10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / East Boston,MA / Wilmington,MA / Somerville,MA

    Edward F. “The Eagle” Powers, a 22 year resident of East Boston and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at The Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading. He was 66 years old. Eddie was born in Cambridge on January 23, 1951, a son of the late Francis J. Powers and Catherine (McGonagle) Powers. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School . Eddie worked for 30 years as a Laborer for Shawmut Design and was a member of the Laborers Union Local # 151. He enjoyed playing pool and was a member…

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    Guy G. Grande 3/14/2015 Winthrop, MA / Somerville, MA / Medford, MA / East Boston, MA / Winchester, MA

    Guy George Grande passed away in the company of his family at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital on Saturday Evening. He was 68. Raised in Winthrop he was the cherished son of the late Gaetano G. Grande, MD and the late Mildred (Maresco) Grande. Guy was a proud graduate of the Riverview School on Cape Cod. Guy enjoyed a long career with TJX Corporation, where he had many friends. He was devoted to his family and lived in Medford for many years. The beloved brother of Carolyn Harder of Winchester, Guy leaves his devoted nieces: Lauren Harder and her husband Dr. Jason Kass, and Ashley Harder. The loving great-uncle to Emma…

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    Giselda “Sally” Sampson 2/18/2015 Winthrop, MA / East Boston, MA

    Giselda “Sally” Sampson, 89 of Winthrop, died Wednesday after a brief illness in the Melrose/Wakefield Hospital, Melrose. Born in Boston, she lived in Winthrop since 1951 and formerly of East Boston. She was the daughter of the late Maria (DiGiavittorio) and Sabatino Chiulli. Sally was a cashier, at Osco Drug In East Boston for 10 years until her retirement. She was a former member of the North Shore Mixed Lodge #2533. Beloved wife of the late Francis “Frank” Sampson. Devoted mother of Mariann Nicoletti and her husband Richard of Winthrop. Also survived by her Grandkitty, Satina. Sister of the late Luciano, Dominic and Anthony Chiulli. Also several nieces and nephews.…

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    Robertson WARD 12/9/2014 Winthrop, MA / East Boston, MA

    WARD, Robertson, architect, FAIA, 92, passed away on Dec. 9, 2014, at the Don Orione Home in East Boston. He was 92. He was a Harvard Graduate, Class of ’45, a Harvard Grad. School of Design, Illinois Inst. of Tech. Class of ’51-’52. He was an astoundingly creative, caring person who has enriched this world with his ideas and brilliant projects. His work has largely involved schools: 22 high schools in CA, Vassar, Deerfield, Bennington, and the Air Force Academy. His work had also been in Chicago, Tokyo, Paris, Genoa, Madrid, and the Caribbean. He led ground breaking material’s research, as well as workplace environments and productivity research. He was…

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    Joan G. (Connolly) RUSSO 9/18/2014 East Boston, MA

    RUSSO, Joan G. (Connolly), of East Boston, September 18, 2014. Beloved wife of Robert J. Russo. Devoted mother of Michael C. Russo of East Boston. Dear sister of the late Barbara Domenico. Sister-in-law of John Domenico of Winthrop. Funeral from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. WINTHROP, on Monday, Sept. 22, at 10am. A Funeral Mass will be held in St Joseph-St. Lazerus Church 59 Ashley St. East Boston at 11am. Relatives and friends are invited. Cremation to follow will be private. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Sun, Sept 21, from 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be…

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    William B. Magnell 1/3/2014 Tewksbury, MA / East Boston, MA

    William B. Magnell Retired M.W.R.A. Machinist TEWKSBURY: William B. Magnell, age 81, a resident of Tewksbury for 49 years, formerly of East Boston, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on Friday, January 3, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy P. (MacInnes) Magnell, who passed away on April 11, 2007. Born in Boston on January 28, 1932, he was the son of the late Joseph and Hilma (Bibbey) Magnell. Mr. Magnell was raised in East Boston and attended East Boston High School. In 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean war with the 4060th Field Maintenance Squadron. Mr. Magnell…

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    Josephine Miele 11/19/2013 Medford, MA / East Cambridge, MA / East Boston, MA

    Josephine (Spirito) Miele, Of Medford, died peacefully at the Glen Ridge Nursing Home. She was 96. Born and raised in East Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Domenic and Anna (LaRoca) Spirito. A resident of East Cambridge for many years, Josephine lived in Medford for over 40 years. She worked as a bookkeeper for Fenton Shoes for many years, before her retirement. A loving wife and mother and grandmother, she enjoyed the company of her family and friends. The beloved wife of John Miele, she was a devoted mother to Marianne Dugas of Medford and her late husband John, John S. Miele and his wife Doreen of Medford.…

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    Adeline S. Clifford 10/17/2013 South Weymouth, MA / East Boston, MA / Quincy, MA

    Adeline S. (Ferrante) Clifford, age 95, passed away at home on Thursday October 17, 2013. Mrs. Clifford was the wife of the late Rodney B. Clifford and is survived by her daughter, Madeline Ventresca and her husband Michael of Braintree and her son Kenneth Clifford and his wife Janet of S. Weymouth, She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Adeline was born in Boston, grew up in East Boston and lived in Quincy for 27 years before moving to S. Weymouth 18 years ago. She was educated in East Boston Schools. Mrs. Clifford was a sales clerk for Filene’s in Down Town Crossing for 25 years.…

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    Sarah Disciscio 9/16/2013 Medford, MA / East Boston, MA

    Sarah Disciscio, 91 of Medford, died Monday after a brief illness in the Winchester Hospital, Winchester, MA. Born in Boston, she lived in Medford for the past 63 years and formerly of East Boston. She was the daughter of the late Norah (Constantino) and Nicholas Rizzari. Beloved wife of the late Theodore Disciscio. Devoted mother of Lucille Myles of Malden, Nicholas Disciscio of Waltham and the late Theodore Disciscio. Mother in law of the late Robert Myles and Lydia Disciscio. Loving grandmother of Robin DeSantis and her husband Paul, Nicholas, Jean-Paul Disciscio, Theodore Disciscio and his wife Kristina. Loving great grandmother of Robert “Robby” and Sarah DeSantis. Sister of Nicholas…

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    ROBERT T. McGUNIGLE 7/26/2013 Wakefield, MA / Melrose, MA / East Boston, MA

    Robert T. McGunigle, a 10 year resident of Wakefield and formerly of Melrose and East Boston, entered into eternal life on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington after an extended illness. He was 45 years old. Robert was born in Malden on October 4, 1967, a son of John McGunigle and Madeline (Abbott) McGunigle. Robert grew up in East Boston where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Dom Savio High School in East Boston in 1986. He recieved his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Salem State University. Robert was a teacher for several school systems in the…

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    Helen J. Cunha 5/16/2013 Natick, MA / East Boston, MA

    Helen J. (Silvia) Cunha of Natick died on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Mary Ann Morse Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Natick at the age of 82. Born on July 3rd, 1930 in Boston, she was the daughter of the late August & Mary (Morris) Silvia. Helen was raised in East Boston and a 1946 graduate of East Boston High School. She was a homemaker, raised three children and lived in California from 1981 to 1999 and worked in the Human Resources Department for the Syntex Company of Mountainview, California. Helen then lived in Natick, was a member of St. Patrick’s Church of Natick and enjoyed cooking, baking,…

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    Benedetto A. “Rick” Ricciardelli 5/19/2013 Malden, MA / Medford, MA / East Boston, MA

    Benedetto A. “Rick” Ricciardelli, 82 of Malden, died Sunday unexpectedly in the Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he lived in Malden for the past 37 years and formerly of Medford and East Boston. He was a Mechanical Engineer, employed by GCA of Bedford and retired in 1992. Benedetto was a late U.S. Marine Corp veteran of the Korean War from 1952-1955. He was a POW and a MIA also received 3 Purple Hearts and 1 Bronze Star. Late member of the DAV Malden. Beloved husband of Anne (D’Errico) Ricciardelli. Devoted father of Mary Shannon and her husband William of Chelmsford, Bernadette Ricciardelli and her husband…