Obituaries 12-28-2010

Delsia D’Arrigo

North End resident

Delsia H. (Francescone) D’Arrigo of Boston’s North End, formerly of Somerville, died on December 18.

She was the beloved wife of the late Biagio D’Arrigo; devoted mother of Domenic D’Arrigo and his wife, Wanda, of Minnesota, and Donna Lauria of Saugus; loving grandmother of Dana, Evan and Diana D’Arrigo, Jenella and Talia Lauria; loving great grandmother of Ethan and Samantha D’Arrigo; cherished sister of Bettina Trabucco of Winchester and the late Dora Bennett. She is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at St. Michael Cemetery, Boston. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made  to Founders Affiliate of American Heart Assoc., PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005. For obituary or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.dellorusso.net

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Ann Drago

Of Stoneham, formerly of the North End

Ann (Catalano) Drago of Stoneham, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on December 19.

She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Drago; loving mother of Joanne Anselmi of Stoneham and Dorothy Drago of Plymouth. She is also survived by three grandchildren and two great grandchildren and was the loving sister of Gaspara (Lena) Rubino of Boston.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cincotti Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was in Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham.

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Louis Casale

Truck Driver and Custodian

Louise Casale of Boston’s North End died on December 15. He was 92 years old.

Mr. Casale worked for many years as a Teamster’s truck driver and later as a custodian for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

He was the beloved husband of the late Clara (Maraccini); father of Ralph Casale and his wife, Janice, Ken Casale and his partner, Shirley Barry, Lois (Casale) Hanks and her husband, Tom, and Tom Casale, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were by the Boston Harborside Home. Please visit www.bostonharborsidehome.com to leave online condolences. Memorial donations may be made to the Society of St. Jude, P.O. Box 1000, Lot 142, Memphis, TN 38105 (St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital).