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    Gerard J Decina 9/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Decina, Gerard J. in Roslindale September 2, 2019, Father of Gerard Decina of Kansas and beloved son of the late Julia M (George) and Mario P Decina. Devoted brother of Maria A. Cuqua, and her husband Fred of Walpole, Patrica A. Pizzano and her husband Charles of Westwood, Leonard P. Decina and his wife Julianna of Pembroke, and Stephen P. Decina of Roslindale. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday September 7, 2019 at 9 AM from the Joseph Russo Funeral Home 814 American Legion Hwy (nr Cummins Hwy) Roslindale followed by a Funeral Mass in St John Chrysostom Church, West Roxbury at 10 AM. Relatives and friends…

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    Anne L. Felton 8/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    FELTON, Anne L. of S. Yarmouth, formerly of Roslindale, August 24, 2019. Loving sister of William J. Felton and his wife Susan of Walpole, June F. Wagner and her husband Henry of Worcester, Jeanne M. Mcdonald of Bedford, NH, Michael E. Felton and his wife Janet of E. Weymouth, Therese M. Felton and Barbara L. Felton both of S. Yarmouth, and Edward F. Felton of Chestnut Hill. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting Hours at the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Thursday, August 29th from 9:30 – 11:00 am, followed by a Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Roslindale at 11:30 am. Relatives…

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    Giuseppe “Joe” Rinella 8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Danvers,MA / Roslindale,MA / Revere,MA / Everett,MA

    Giuseppe “Joe” Rinella of Medford died on Friday, August 23 at Massachusetts General Hospital of Boston. Born and raised in Barletta, Italy, he was the son of the late Domenico and Elisabetta Rosa (Destaso) Rinella. Joe moved to the U.S. with his beloved wife Agatina “Tina” (Bottari) Rinella in the early 1960’s, settling first in New York City before moving to Boston in 1968. He has lived in Medford for the past 40 years and was employed as a Tailor for Ralph Lauren. Joe was an avid walker and loved to swim in the ocean. He loved good food and visiting Boston’s North End. Joe was the devoted father of…

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    Kathleen A. Vignolo 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    VIGNOLO, Kathleen A., of Roslindale passed away peacefully on August 14, 2019. Loving wife of Paul Craffey. Devoted mother of Lucia and Mary-Kate. Cherished daughter of Josephine (Amato) and the late Armando Vignolo. Sister of Susan and Ed. Kathie is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, in-laws and friends. Kathie received her Bachelor of Education from Suffolk University and her Masters and Doctorate in Education from Boston University. She worked for the City of Boston School Department for Early Childhood Education and was the coordinator of the Horace Mann School for the Deaf. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street, WEST ROXBURY on…

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    Robert C Casto 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA / Westwood,MA

    Casto, Robert C. of Westwood formerly of Roslindale passed away peacefully on July 29, 2019. Beloved husband of Janet (Valanzola). Loving father of Anthony and his wife Lauren of Milford, Joseph “Joey” and his companion Thomas Myers of Provincetown and the late Robert S. Casto. Cherished son of Constance and the late Vincent A. Casto. Dear loving brother of David of West Roxbury and Paul and his wife Jackie of Walpole. Also survived by 3 special and loving grandchildren; Anthony, Jr., Ariella and Juliana and Brianna Brady and her daughter Lyzelle as well as many in laws, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Thursday August 1, 2019 at 9 AM from…

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    Lieutenant LeRoi Rodriguez (B.F.D.) 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Lt. LeRoi Rodriguez Sunrise: January 30, 1963 in Boston Massachusetts Sunset: July 16, 2019 in Boston Massachusetts Lt. LeRoi Rodriguez of Roslindale, MA (BFD Ladder 25) from injuries sustained in the line of duty on July 16, 2019. LeRoi was surrounded by loved ones when he left this world; beloved husband of Maria (Torres) Rodriguez; cherished son of Gladys Guzman-DeJesus and her husband Alfredo DeJesus (Arecibo, Puerto Rico) and Marcelo Rodriguez (deceased); loving father of sons Hector(wife Katherine), Jonathan (wife Maureen), LeRoi Jr. and Joshua; and daughters Leanna and Ashley. LeRoi was the adored brother of Cynthia, Daniel (wife Donna), Robin (husband La Monte), Kelley, Kenneth (wife Heather) and Edwin.…

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    Kenneth T. Larkin 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Kenneth T. Larkin (80) of Roslindale and Dennis, MA passed away on June 26, 2019 peacefully surrounded by his family. Loving husband of his lifelong love, Elizabeth A. (Vozzella). Devoted father of Theodore Larkin of Buzzards Bay and Janet of Bridgewater, LoriAnn (Larkin) Sullivan and her husband Steven of Stoughton and Steven Larkin and his wife Andrea (Lumenello) of Canton. Adoring grandfather (Kakey) to Taylor (Sullivan) Ray and her husband Kenneth, Lindsay (Larkin) Giardino and her husband CJ, Kenneth Larkin, Connor Sullivan, Brendan Curtin, Kelsey Larkin, Paige Sullivan, Anthony, Nicholas, Christopher and Ava Larkin. Proud great grandfather to our newest family member Pierson Sullivan Ray. Brother of James and his…

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    Bertha Obdulia (Cabrera) Tablada 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Bertha Obdulia Tablada (Cabrera), of Roslindale, June 26, 2019. Wife of the late Juan Enrique Tablada. They were married for 56 years. Mother of Henry Tablada of Northborough, Jacqueline Tablada-Sitar of Roslindale, and Idania Tablada of Roslindale and New York City. Grandmother of John, Janelle, Matthew, Thomas, the late Alexandra, Victoria, Rebecca, Nicholas, and Zachary. Great grandmother of Danika, Lukas, Dunkan, Noah, and Maverick. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, on Saturday, June 29th at 9am followed by Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Friday, June 28th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm. Relatives and friends are kindly…

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    Deborah (Shruhan) Shea 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Franklin,MA / Roslindale,MA

    Deborah (Shruhan) Shea 63, of Franklin, died peacefully, Friday June 21, 2019 at Milford Regional Medical Center, following an illness. She was the beloved wife of Daniel J. Shea, Jr., with whom she shared 43 years of marriage. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Friday June 28th, at 9AM from the Charles F. Oteri and Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, 1 Church Square Franklin at 10AM. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday from 4-8PM at the funeral home. A complete obituary will follow.

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    James Paul Cataldo 6/9/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA / Norwood,MA

    of Muriel F (Noke) and the late Martin J Cataldo Sr. Devoted father of Martin J Cataldo of Dedham and Emma J Cataldo of Roslindale. Loving brother of Ernest J Cataldo of OK, Martin J Cataldo Jr, of Roslindale, Michael A Cataldo of NC and Donna L. Cataldo of Roslindale. Cherished grandfather of Ethan R Anderson. Funeral Thursday June 20, 2019 at 9 AM from the Joseph Russo Funeral Home 814 American Legion Hwy (nr Cummins Hwy) Roslindale followed by a Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Roslindale at 10 AM Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 PM In lieu of flowers, Jimmy may be…

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    Alfred F. “Al” Brothers 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    BROTHERS, Alfred F. “Al” of Roslindale, June 5, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Karleen M. (Bullens). Loving father of Scott Brothers of Canton, Adam Brothers of Canton, Robin Zubricki and her husband Marc of Newmarket, NH. Devoted grandfather of Stephanie, Taylor, Dayna, Nichole, Paige, Amanda, and Ryan. Great-grandfather of Joseph and Julian. Brother of Richard Brothers and his wife Ellen of Chatham. Past President Parkway Lions Club, member of American Legion Post 18, VFW Post 15022, and BPOE #10 West Roxbury. Graduate Jamaica Plain HS Class President 1955. US Army Veteran. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Tuesday, June 11th at 9am.…

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    Herman David Maxey 5/27/2019 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA / Boston,MA / Dedham,MA / Roslindale,MA / Quincy,MA

    Herman David Maxey, of Quincy, a loving family man and top-tier barber in Boston for more than 50 years, passed away peacefully on Memorial Day, May 27, 2019. He was 79. With clippers, scissors and inciteful words of wisdom, Mr. Maxey passed on knowledge and insight to hundreds of customers who sat in his spinning chair. Whether it was politics or sports, religion or business, his understanding of the world revealed a man who knew more about life than just cutting hair. Mr. Maxey, who was affectionately called “Blue” by those who knew him, was born in Madison, Georgia on June 18, 1939. He volunteered in the United States Army…

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    Anthony M DeBaptista 5/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    DeBaptista, Anthony M. “Troop” of Roslindale May 25, 2019, beloved husband of the late Virginia M (Tranfaglia) DeBaptista and devoted father of Judith A Henderson of Roslindale.. Loving grandfather of Gerry Ramsey, Erik Henderson and Craig Henderson and cherished great grandfather of Erik Henderson and Landon Henderson. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours Friday morning from 9-11 AM in the Joseph Russo Funeral Home 814 American Legion Hwy (nr Cummins Hwy) Roslindale. followed by a Funeral Service at 11 AM . Interment in St Michael Cemetery Roslindale. WWII Army Veteran

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    Mary Frances (Tangney) O’Shea 5/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    O’SHEA, Mary Frances (Tangney) of Roslindale, January 9, 1939 – May 25, 2019. Devoted wife of 55 years to Daniel J. O’Shea, Sr. of Bantry County Cork, Ireland. Loving mother of Kerry Ann O’Connor and her husband Dennis of West Roxbury, Daniel J. O’Shea, Jr. and his girlfriend Laurie Fox of Braintree and Christine Powers and her husband Thomas of Braintree. Grandmother to Denis, Christian and Sara O’Connor and Austin Powers! Mary is also survived by her beloved brother John J. Tangney of Stoneham, his children Jay and wife Dina and family of Reading, and Tara Lee Kirk and family of Manchester by the Sea. Mary leaves behind many of…

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    Maureen F. (McKenna) Campbell 5/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    CAMPBELL, Maureen F. (McKenna) of East Walpole, formerly of Roslindale, May 25, 2019. Beloved wife of Daniel Campbell. Loving mother of Karen Evans and her husband David of Billerica, Melanie Steiger and her husband Steven of Franklin, and Daniel Jr. of Roslindale. Devoted Nana of Jake Evans and Olivia Steiger. Sister of the late Sonny, Anna, Aggie, Paul and Dickie. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Friday, May 31st at 9 am, followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Gethsemane Cemetery.…

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    Kevin M. Craven 5/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    CRAVEN, Kevin M. of Roslindale, May 18, 2019. Beloved father of Kevin T. of Pembroke and Michael J. of Marshfield. Devoted grandfather of Ciaran Michael Craven. Loving son of the late Thomas F. and Barbara Craven. Brother of James of Roslindale and the late Thomas. Also survived by many loving family members and friends. Visiting hours at the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Thursday, May 23rd from 3-7 pm. Relatives and friends invited. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 (dana-farber.org). For directions and guestbook www.gormleyfuneral.com

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    Dorothy A. McGee 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Dorothy Arline (Bonia) McGee of Roslindale, formerly of Dorchester, passed away on May 14th, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis L. McGee. Dottie was one of eleven children and is survived by her sister Frances and her brother Eddie. Devoted mother of three children Maureen, Paula, and Bobby. Loving grandmother of seven grandchildren, Bruce, Lauren, Paul, Megan, Erin, Patrick, Bridgette and four great grandchildren, Ava, Joseph, Landon, and Jayden. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Dottie’s life by gathering for visiting hours on Tuesday May 21st, 2019 at 9am-11:30am at Joseph Russo Funeral Home at 814 American Legion Highway Roslindale. Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery…

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    Philip B. “Moose” Giorgio 5/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    GIORGIO, Philip B. “Moose” of Roslindale, May 8, 2019. Beloved husband of Eileen (Scanlon). Loving father of Catherine Boudreau of CA, Colette Boudreau of Roslindale and Sean Boudreau of Roslindale. Brother of Paul Giorgio and his wife Julia of South Easton, Cecile Nassise and her husband Michael of South Easton, Gregory Giorgio and his wife Kathy of PA, and the late Rita Smyth. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation in the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Monday, May 13th from 11am-1pm with a Funeral Service at 1pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery. Philip was a US Army Korean War Veteran…

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    Gerald Thomas Greland 5/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Greland, Gerald Thomas of Roslindale, May 5, 2019 beloved husband of Josephine C (Zammito) and devoted father of Gerald C Greland of Bronxville NY and Angela J Greland and her husband Scott Packard, of Belmont. Brother of Carol Connor, of Brockton and Joseph and Arthur Morgan. Brother-in-Law of Charles, Robert and Ralph Zammito and the late Virginia Martell. Loving grandfather of Benjamin, Leonardo and Henry Packard. Funeral Thursday May 9, 2019 at 10 AM from the Joseph Russo Funeral Home 814 American Legion Hwy (nr Cummins Hwy) Roslindale followed by a Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Lower Church Roslindale at 11 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting…

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    Sandra J. (Fraser) Burke 4/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    BURKE, Sandra J. (Fraser) of Roslindale, April 25, 2019. Beloved mother of Debra J. Burke of Roslindale and the late James Burke. Loving sister of Joan Fraser, George Fraser, James Fraser, Richard Fraser and the late Robert Fraser all of Roslindale. Visiting Hour at the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St. West Roxbury, Monday, April 29th from 10:00-11:00am followed by interment at St. Michael Cemetery, Roslindale.

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    Charles J. Carpinella, Jr. 4/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Norton,MA / Hyde Park,MA / Roslindale,MA / Brockton,MA

    Charles J. Carpinella, Jr., 74 Dateline: Norton, MA Charles J. Carpinella, Jr., age 74, of Norton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the Life Care Center of Raynham. He was the beloved husband of Donna E. (Murray) Carpinella, to whom he was wed on October 12, 1968. Born in Boston, MA on August 11, 1944, he was a loving son of the late Dr. Charles J. Carpinella, Sr. and Edith (Gregor) Carpinella. Charlie grew up in Brockton, Roslindale and Hyde Park. He was a graduate of Boston Latin High School and attended Boston University. Prior to retiring, Mr. Carpinella was a self-employed gas station owner for thirty…

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    Lillian M Russo 4/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA / Norwood,MA

    Russo, Lillian M (Balerna) of Norwood formerly of Roslindale April 20, 2019 beloved wife of the late Carmine A Russo. and devoted mother of Elaine Cavanaro of MA, Michael J Russo and his wife Marianne of Foxborough, Pamela Russo Vautour and her husband Douglas of Norwood and Kristin Russo Radosta of Dedham. Sister of John, Alfred and Joseph Balerna and the late Emma DeCristofaro and Eugene Balerna. Loving grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass Friday April 26, 2019 at 10 AM in St. John Chrysostom Church, West Roxbury followed by a committal service in St. Michael Cemetery Roslindale.…

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    Theresa A. (Doyle) Donovan 4/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    DONOVAN, Theresa A. (Doyle) of Roslindale, formerly of Jamaica Plain, April 13, 2019. Beloved wife of John F. Donovan. Loving mother of Brendan Donovan and his wife Ryan of West Roxbury. Devoted Nana of Jack Michael and Rae Marie. Sister of Mary Ellen Sholes and her husband Dennis of Roslindale. Beloved aunt of Mark, Antoinette, Timothy, Helen, Elizabeth and Gregory. Sister-in-law of Mark and Debra Donovan of West Roxbury. Retired employee of the City of Boston School Dept. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Wednesday, April 17th at 10:30am, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Jamaica Plain at 11:30am.…

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    Henry A. Aragones 4/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Henry A. Aragones passed away on April 7, 2019. Loving son of Norma A. (Jiminian) Aragones and the late Dean Aragones. Devoted father of Justin Aragones. Family and friends will Celebrate Henry’s Life by gathering for Visiting Hours in the Joseph Russo Funeral Home, 814 American Legion Highway., Roslindale, on Monday April 15, 2019 from 10 am – 12 noon. Interment will be private

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    Regina Y Marinucci 4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Marinucci, Regina Y (Balsamo) of Roslindale, April 5, 2019 beloved wife of the late Joseph Marinucci. and devoted mother of Nancy Balzano and her husband Agostino of Roslindale. Rosemarie Hurd and her husband David of Merrimac NH and John Marinucci and his wife Cecilia of Dedham. Sister of Corinna Balsamo of Roslindale and the late Stella, Grace, Maria, Antonio, Eugene and Victor Balsamo. And a loving grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend to all. Funeral Mass Friday April 12, 2019 at 11:30 in Sacred Heart Church, Roslindale. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday prior to the Funeral Mass between 9 – 11 AM. Entombment will…

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    Thomas J. Slattery 4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    SLATTERY, Thomas J. of Roslindale, suddenly at age 52, April 8, 2019. Beloved son of Catherine P. (Keane) and the late Michael B. Slattery. Loving brother of Kevin M. Slattery of Roslindale and Ann M. McElhinney and her husband Steven of Medway. Cherished uncle of Erin, Cole, and Jill McElhinney. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Graduate of Catholic Memorial Class of 1985 and Boston College Class of 1989. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Monday, April 15th at 10:30am. followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 11:30am. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6 pm. Relatives and friends invited.…

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    Salvatore Coppola 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    Coppola, Salvatore of Roslindale on March 27, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Rosa (Giordano) Coppola. Devoted mother of Joseph Coppola and his wife Gina of Medford and John Coppola and) his wife Elaine M of Raynham. Loving grandfather of 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren Entombment will be in St Michael Cemetery Roslindale.

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    Anthony John Tropeano 3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA / Hull,MA

    Anthony J. Tropeano, of Hull, formerly of Roslindale. passed away peacefully on March 25, 2019. Beloved husband of Jeanne (Lavoie). Loving son of the late Antonio and Angelina (Marinucci) Tropeano. Dear brother of Loretta DiSangro and her late husband Paul. Brother-in-law of Robert Lavoie, and Deborah Garston. Uncle of Joanne, Paul, Daniel DiSangro and Alexandra Garston. Great uncle of Jillian, Kristian, and Daniel. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 169 Cummins Highway, Roslindale on Friday March 29. Family and friends are invited to join in celebrating the life of a wonderful man. There will be no calling hours. Donations can be made in…