Obituaries 01-18-2011

Giuseppe ‘Joseph’ Guarino

Of Medford, formerly of the North End

Giuseppe “Joseph” Guarino of Medford, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on January 7.

He was the beloved husband of Luminosa (Moscarito) Guarino; devoted father of Joanne Guarino and Raymond Guarino, both of Medford; dear brother of the late Gelsomina, Adelina, Regina and Marcello Guarino.

Private Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

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Ralph DeStefano

BPD Tactical Patrol Force retiree, member of many organizations

Ralph DeStefano of East Boston died on January 13.

A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a Boston Police Department Tactical Patrol Force retiree, a member of the Beachmont VFW and a Past Member of the K of C Assunta Lodge North End and a Past Member of St Mary’s Star of the Sea Men’s Club.

He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine (Corrao); beloved father of Karen M DiLoreto and her husband, Bruce, of East Boston, Terri Lee Chicarello and her husband, Joseph, of Londonderry NH, Ralph DeStefano and is wife, Susan, of Maine and the late Sandra Ciulla; dear brother of Grace Barrasso of East Boston and the late Vincent DeStefano; cherished grandfather of Janis Noble, Michael DiLoreto, Laura Chicarello, Nicholas and Julia DeStefano; dear and loving friend of Lillian Marsilia of East Boston. He is also survived by his many adored nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home (Orient Heights) East Boston.For more information or to send an online condolence www.ruggieromh.com