Francis M. "Frank" DiPietro
September 8, 2007
of Watertown, formerly of Cambridge, died unexpectedly on September 8, 2007 at home. He was 62.
He leaves his mother, Gertrude A. (O’Keefe) DiPietro of Cambridge; a sister, Joanne M. Coletti and her husband, Lawrence, of Newton; two nieces, Lauren Foutz and her husband, Greg, of Jacksonville, FL and Lisa Coletti of Newton.
He was born February 11, 1945 in Cambridge, a son to the late Guy J. DiPietro. He was predeceased by his brother, Michael A. DiPietro.
Mr. DiPietro graduated from University of Massachusetts – Boston with a degree in English. He furthered his studies in Shakespearean Literature at New Castle in London, England. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Mr. DiPietro was a salesman for United Coupons Company for many years.
Frank was an avid hockey and golf player and opera enthusiast. He was active in Newton Youth Hockey as a coach many years ago. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church, 770 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown on Friday, Sept. 14th at 10:30AM. Visiting hour in The Stanton Funeral Home, 786 Mt. Auburn Street (Rt. 16) Watertown from 9 – 10:15 AM Friday. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery at 1:45PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court Street, Boston 02108 would be appreciated.
Visitation: Friday ~ September 14, 2007 ~ 9:00 to 10:15 A.M.
Funeral Mass: Sacred Heart Church ~ , September 14, 2007 ~ 10:30 A.M.
Interment: V.A. National Cemetery, Bourne, Massachusetts ~ 1:45 P.M.
Evelyn T. (O'Neil) Coyne
September 8, 2007
Of Belmont died on September 8, 2007. She was the beloved wife of Charles Coyne.
She was the devoted mother of Stephen Coyne & his wife Rosetta of Valdosta GA, Janet Zorbas & her husband John of Roslindale, Chuck Coyne & his wife Paula of Marlborough & Catherine Tucker of Lexington.
Born in Somerville, MA on June 18, 1928, she was the daughter of Martin & Evelyn (Moran) O’Neil. She was the sister of the late Dorothy O’Kane and Claire Tildsley.
Evelyn is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers contributions to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 would be appreciated.
Viewing Hours: Wednesday ~ September 12, 2007 ~ 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: Sacred Heart Church ~ September 13, 2007 ~ 12 P.M.
Interment: Belmont Cemetery
Sarah M. "Sally" (Arone) DeLellis
September 7, 2007
Of Watertown died on September 7, 2007 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Augustus “Gus” DeLellis.
She was the devoted mother of Donna Hayseley & her husband Joseph Peter Hayseley of Chicopee. She was the loving sister of Josephine M. DeMita of Chelmsford, Eleanor Occhialini & Gloria McDonough of Watertown and the late Mary Ragosta, Vincent James Arone, Arthur, Louis F., Jr, & Joseph F. Arone.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sally’s memory made to the Sacred Heart Church Memorial Fund, 770 Mt. Auburn St. Watertown, MA 02472 would be appreciated.
Viewing Hours: Thursday ~ September 13, 2007 ~ 9:15 to 10:15 A.M.
Funeral Mass: Sacred Heart Church ~ September 13, 2007 ~ 10:30 A.M.
Interment: Mount Auburn Cemetery
Ruth Ann Norton
September 5, 2007
Of Watertown, formerly of South Boston died on September 5, 2007 after a long battle with lung cancer. She was 55 years old.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 13, 1952, she was the beloved daughter of Michael & Mary E. “Marie” (McDonough) Norton. She was the devoted sister of Michelle A. Norton of Quincy, Stephen M. Norton & his wife Joan of Braintree, and Barry J. Norton of South Boston.
She was the cherished and devoted aunt of Jared M. and Brandon C. Norton of Braintree. She was the dear friend of Maureen O’Callaghan of Watertown and the late Ann F. Miller of Cambridge.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ruth’s memory to the St. Jude Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38105, or to Hospice Care, Inc., 100 Sylvan Road, Woburn, MA 01801 would be appreciated.
Ruth was a retired employee of 25 years of New England Telephone/NYNEX Accounting Department. She was also a late facilities coordinator for the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge. She was an Alumna of Boston College Class of 2002.
Viewing Hours: Monday ~ September 10, 2007 ~ 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: Sacred Heart Church ~ September 11, 2007 ~ 10:30 A.M.
Interment: Mount Auburn Cemetery
Donald Paul Dressler, M.D.
September 5, 2007
Age 77, of Portsmouth, RI, formerly of Cambridge, MA, died peacefully at his home after a long illness on September 5, 2007. He was the son of the late Morris and Lily Dressler.
He was the beloved husband of Lucinda (O’Loughlin) Dressler and the devoted father of Elizabeth (Dressler) Santaus and her husband Darryl, grandfather to their children Meredith and Benjamin, of Orange, CT, Frederick Dressler and his wife Susan of Madison, MS, and Amy Meredith Thompson and her husband Mark of Newmarket, NH.
He was the brother of Edward J. Dressler and his wife Lucille of Belmont, MA, uncle to Ann Stanford and her husband Glen, and to Michael and his wife Martha, and great-uncle to their children Adam and Rebecca.
Dr. Dressler is also survived by his former wife, Nancy Wall, the mother of his children.
A dedicated physician, Dr. Dressler was a graduate of Boston College High School and Tufts University. Following in his father’s footsteps, he graduated from Tufts Medical School and established a surgical medical practice in Cambridge at Mount Auburn Hospital. For many years he conducted medical research in thermal injury and smoke inhalation. A retired Air Force Reserve Brigadier General, he began his military career as a medical corpsman in the Army Reserve in 1948. After transferring to the Air Force Reserve, he was a command surgeon who served in numerous capacities including hospital commander at Hanscom Air Force Base and the Assistant for Reserve Affairs for the Military Airlift Command.
Visiting hours Thursday, September 13, from 2-7 p.m. at the Stanton Funeral Home, 786 Mount Auburn Street,(Rt16) Watertown, MA. Interment will be Friday, September 14, at 11:30 a.m. at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Avenue, Bourne, MA. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 6, at 09:00 a.m. at the Hanscom Air Force Base Chapel, Bedford, MA (please call 401-682-1540 by October 3rd for access to Hanscom Air Force Base).
Due to floral restrictions at the cemetery, Please omit flowers. Donations may be made to the Dave Powers Foundation, 150 Third Avenue, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02129, the VNS Hospice of Newport and Bristol Counties, RI, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871, or the Fisher House Foundation, please specify the Fisher Houses of Fort Sam Houston, Brooke Army Medical Center, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852 (www.fisherhouse.org).
Viewing Hours: Thursday ~ September 13, 2007 ~ 2:00 to 7:00 P.M.
Memorial Service: Hanscom Air Force Base Chapel ~ October 6, 2007 ~ 9:00 A.M.
Interment: V.A. National Cemetery, Bourne, MA ~ Friday, September 14, 2007 ~ 11:30 A.M.
Grant W. "Tony" Adams
September 1, 2007
Of Belmont, formerly of Scituate, MA and Fort Wayne, IN died on Saturday September 1, 2007 at the age of 74. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Price) Adams, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage.
Born in Kendallville, Indiana, he was the son of the late Frank Edwin & Lucille (Baughman) Adams.
He was the devoted father of Mike Adams & his wife Sue of Noblesville, IN; Kelly Adams of Belmont, MA; Tim Adams & his wife Colleen (Colburn) of Medway, MA; Tom Adams of Quincy, MA; Dan Adams & his wife Jennifer (Hynes) of Scituate, MA; and Cathy Abraham & her husband Bill of Belmont, MA. He was the loving grandfather of one granddaughter and nine grandsons.
His funeral will be held from the Stanton Funeral Home, 786 Mount Auburn St. (Rt. 16) Watertown, MA on Thursday, September 6 at 8 A.M. Funeral Mass in Saint Luke’s Church, 132 Lexington Street, Belmont at 9 A.M. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 5-8 P.M.
Mr. Adams was a veteran of the United States Army. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Tony’s name made to the Dana Farber Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7295 would be appreciated.
Viewing Hours: Wednesday ~ September 5, 2007 ~ 5:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: Sacred Luke's Church ~ September 6, 2007 ~ 9:00 A.M.
Interment: Saint Patrick Cemetery
Evelyn C. McDonald
September 1, 2007
Age 78, of Belmont, died on Saturday, September 1, 2007 at Youville Rehabilitation Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born in Cambridge, MA on April 14, 1929, she was the beloved daughter of the late Arthur and Hildur McDonald. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Arthur and Sue McDonald of Belmont, MA; her sister and brother-in-law, Marcia and Dick Theriault of South Portland, ME; seven nieces and nephews: Timothy McDonald and his wife Melissa of Skowhegan, ME; Elaine Mahoney and her husband James of Yarmouth, ME; Julie Gaetz of Leicaster, MA; David Theriault and his wife Tracie of Randolph, MA; Diane Dickinson and her husband Mark of Cape Elizabeth, ME; Doug Theriault and his wife Robin of Sharon, MA; Craig McDonald and his wife Prazeres of Reading, MA; and seven grand nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to the Thoracic ICU staff at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the staff at Youville Rehabilitation Hospital for the compassionate and loving care extended to Evelyn during her long illness.
Evelyn was employed by the Boston Red Sox for 35 years prior to her retirement.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 6th Floor, 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445.
Viewing Hours: Tuesday ~ September 4, 2007 ~ 4:00 to 7:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: Sacred Heart Church ~ September 5, 2007 ~ 9 A.M.
Interment: Mount Auburn Cemetery
Louis O. Caporiccio, Jr.
August 29, 2007
Of Humarock Beach and Watertown, MA, died suddenly on August 29, 2007.
He was the beloved son of the late Susan Theresa (Vatalaro) and Louis O. Caporiccio, Sr.; the beloved partner of Daniel F. Ferguson; the loving brother of Carol & Carmen Quintiliani and Lois & Patrick Flinn; Caring owner of Shelties Benni and Lily.
He was the proud and beloved uncle of Debbie & Ronald Edwards, Dawn Quintiliani, Sean Flinn, Kimberly & Matthew Blinn, and Christine & Gerald Daigle.
He was the loving great uncle of Demarise & Dominique Edwards.
Louis was a faithful and caring friend to too many to mention.
The Funeral Services for Mr. Caporiccio will be held privately for his family. Details for a Memorial Mass to honor and celebrate his life are to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Louis’ memory to the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, 736 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA 02135.
Louis was an alumnus of Boston College Class of 1974 Lynch School of Education, and a 1979 Graduate of Boston College Lynch Graduate School of Education. He was a late teacher in Brockton Public Schools.
~ Funeral Services Private ~
Helen Louise (Devine) Williams
August 15, 2007
Of Lincoln, formerly of Belmont, West Harwich & Naples, FL died on August 15, 2007. She was the beloved wife of the late E. Roy Williams. She was the devoted mother of Karen W. Garfield of Leesburg, VA and Janet W. Brady & her husband John of Bedford. She was the loving grandmother of Kevin W., Andrew T. & Stephanie M. Garfield; John “Jeb”, Elizabeth A., & Timothy W. Brady, and the sister of the late Edward J. & Mary A. Devine.
Born in Providence, RI on January 21, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Mary E. (Jackson) Devine.
Helen was a Graduate of Belmont High School, Class of 1936 and an Alumna of Trinity College in Washington D.C., Class of 1940.
She was an active organizer for the campaigns of Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy.
Viewing Hours: Friday ~ August 17, 2007 ~ 4:00-7:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: Saint Joseph's Church, Lincoln, MA ~ August 18, 2007 ~ 9:00 A.M.
Interment: Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Lynn, MA
Audrey (Custeau)(Richard) Gobeil
August 14, 2007
Of Watertown died at Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, MA on August 14, 2007 after a lengthy illness. She was a long time resident of Watertown, MA.
Audrey was the devoted mother of James Richard & his wife Kathy, Jane Richard, Joan McKenzie & her husband William, Joseph Richard & his fiancé Camille Smith, Judith Camasso & her husband Mark, Theresa Mahoney & her husband Gregory and the late John F. Richard. She was the loving grandmother of Courtney, Daniel, Melissa, Brian, Gabrielle, Justin, Randy, Spencer, Joseph, Natalie & Amanda. She was the dear friend of Frances Champagne.
Born in Newton, Massachusetts on April 26, 1939, she was the daughter of Albert and Grace (Reilly) Custeau.
A Funeral Mass will be held for Mrs. Gobeil in the Sacred Heart Church, Watertown, MA on Friday August 17, 2007 at 10:30A.M. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will take place in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.
Contributions in Audrey’s memory made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be appreciated.
Viewing Hours: Private
Funeral Mass: Sacred Heart Church ~ August 17, 2007 ~ 10:30 A.M.
Interment: Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown, MA ~ Following Church Service
Anna M. (Hallinan) Gallivan
August 13, 2007
Died on August 13, 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts. She was the wife of the late James Gallivan.
Born in Waltham, Massachusetts on July 23, 1917, she was the daughter of the late John and Johanna (Sullivan) Hallinan.
Mrs. Gallivan is survived by her daughter, Ann Marie Payne & her husband Kenneth of Anniston, Alabama.
There will be a graveside Funeral Service for Mrs. Gallivan on Thursday August 16, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. in Calvary Cemetery in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Viewing Hours: Private
Funeral Service: Calvary Cemetery ~ August 16, 2007 ~ 11:00 A.M.
Paul Essoka-Tabi Ebai
June 28, 2007
Age 49, Of Malden died on June 28, 2007 at home. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn Ebai.
Born in the Republic of Cameroon on June 27, 1958, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Tabi Ebai.
A Visitation was held on Friday July 13, 2007 from 5-8 P.M. A Funeral Mass was held on Saturday July 14, 2007 at the Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church in Somerville, MA.
Mr. Ebai was buried on July 22, 2007 in the Tabi-Akpanang Family Cemetery in Besongabang Village, Cameroon.
Viewing Hours: Friday ~ July 13, 2007 ~ 5-8 P.M.
Funeral Mass: Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church ~ July 14, 2007
Pauline Mary Brennan nee Quinn
July 21, 2007
78 Of Watertown, formerly of Stow, MA died peacefully at her daughter’s home on Saturday July 21, 2007 surrounded by her loving family.
Pauline was born on November 10, 1928 in Watertown, MA, where she lived for most of her life. She attended Saint Patrick’s School and graduated from Watertown High School in 1947.
Pauline was the daughter of the late Margaret (Doherty) and John J. Quinn of Watertown, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Brennan, who she married in 1953. She was the devoted mother of John J. Brennan & Maureen of Needham, Robert P. Brennan & Maureen of Stow, Kathleen E. Larson & Keith of Attleboro, and the late Terence P. Brennan. She was the loving grandmother of Robert & Kevin Brennan of Needham, Eric & Christine Larson of Attleboro, and the late Matthew P. Brennan of Stow. She was the sister of John Quinn & Irene Henderson of Watertown and the late Francis Quinn and Jean Coffin. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Brennan was a member of the Saint Luke’s Parish Ladies’ Sodality and was an avid bowler and member of the Thursday morning ladies Bowladrome League. She loved to travel and enjoyed square dancing. She was well-known for her coveted handmade afghans. She was a kind, generous, thoughtful, loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be sorely missed.
Her funeral will be held from the Stanton Funeral Home, 786 Mount Auburn Street, Route 16, Watertown on Thursday July 26, 2007 at 9:30 A.M. with a Funeral Mass at the Church of Saint Luke, 132 Lexington St., Belmont at 10:30 A.M. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are to take place on Wednesday July 25, 2007 from 4-8 P.M.
Contributions in Pauline’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
Viewing Hours: Wednesday ~ July 25, 2007 ~ 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass: Church of Saint Luke ~ July 26, 2007 ~10:30 A.M.
Roger W. Tutein
July 20, 2007
Of Belmont died on July 20, 2007. He was the Beloved husband for 49 years of marriage to Mary J. (Strachan) Tutein. He was the Devoted father of Robert F. Tutein & his wife Charlene of Westford, Barry S. Tutein & his wife Carolyn of Belmont & the late Brett W. Tutein. He was the Loving grandfather of Kelsey, Angela, Rachel & Steven Tutein, and Julia Ratzlaff.
Born in Arlington, Massachusetts on July 4, 1937, he was the son of Almon and Gertrude (Bruning) Tutein. He was the Brother of the late Richard & Robert Tutein.
Roger’s Funeral Service will be held in the Stanton Funeral Home, 786 Mount Auburn St., Route 16, Watertown on Tuesday July 24, 2007 at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are scheduled to take place on Monday July 23, 2007 from 4-8 P.M. Interment in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Mr. Tutein was the Late President of Intercity Auto Supply Company for 50 years.
Contributions in his memory made to Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Ctr. c/o Oncology Dept., 736 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135 would be appreciated.
Viewing Hours: Monday ~ July 23, 2007 ~ 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: Tuesday ~ July 24, 2007 ~ 10:00 A.M.