Obituaries 02-07-2012

Jennie ‘Jay’ Montesano

Of Everett, formerly of the North End

Jennie “Jay” (Navarro) Montesano of Everett, formerly of the North End, died on February 1.

She was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas; loving mother of Joseph and his wife, Doreen; sister of the late Margaret DiFillipo, Josephine Fama and Paul Navarro and is also survived by three grandchildren, Noelle, Nicholas and Joseph.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore, Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Boston. roccofuneralhomes.com

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Esmeralda Fellowes

Member of Eastern Star and Telephone Pioneers

Esmeralda (Lopez) Fellowes, formerly of East Boston and Boston’s North End, died on January1 following a long illness. She was 84 years old.

A member of the Eastern Star and the Telephone Pioneers of America, she was the cherished mother of Cynthia L. Fellowes of New York City, Patricia L. Mysior and her husband, George of Owings, MD, Janet D. Bisson and her husband, Gene of Dracut and Mark C. Fellowes and his wife, Rosemary Heffernan of Cambridge; devoted grandmother of Lauren Wetherbee and Amara Bisson, both of Dracut, Lindsay Mysior, Rachel Mysior and Lindsey-Nicole Sassen, all of Owings, MD; dear sister of Gloria T. Woodland of Revere and the late Lilia Leslie. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandson Bentley J. Wetherbee and her brother in law, John E. Leslie Jr. of Revere and by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Stroke Assoc., NE Affiliate, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688 or to the Boston Visiting Nurses Assoc., 500 Rutherford Av., Charlestown, MA 02129.

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Anthony ‘Tony’ Oddi

North End Resident

Anthony F. “Tony” Oddi of the North End of Boston died on January 28.

The beloved husband of Dolores “Dolly” (Avellis) Oddi, he was the loving father of Carlotta “Candy” and her husband, Anthony Coppola and Cynthia Oddi and her companion, John Wood, all of the North End of Boston; loving brother of Michael Oddi of Everett, Ausunta Petrigno of Medford, Tina Frangiamone of Burlington, Margaret D’Arcangelo of Wakefield, Teresa Iannaco of Everett, Alfredo Franciosa of Florida, Rose Sisti of Florida and the late Donato Oddi and Raphaelle Franciosa. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cincotti Funeral Home,

Medford. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118.

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Lena Luciano

Of Revere, formerly of the North End

Lena M. Luciano of Beachmont Revere, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on January 30.

She was the loving daughter of the late Peter and Anita (Luongo) Luciano;  beloved sister of Joseph Luciano and Katherine Lucacio, both of Revere and the late Carmen and Dominic Luciano and Theresa Brunco; loving companion of John DelPirore of the North End and is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. For more information: www.ruggieromh.com

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Josephine Summa

Of  Stoneham, formerly of the North End

Josephine C. (Costa) Summa of Stoneham, formerly of Medford and Boston’s North End, died on January 29.

She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Summa; devoted mother of Patricia Forlizzi and her husband, Peter of Medford and Frank Summa and his wife, Linda of Methuen; loving grandmother of nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren; dear sister of the late Tony and Domenic Costa, Lena Russo, Anna Marotta, Connie Consolo and Rose Vecchia and sister in law of Ann Antonino and Terry Sirignano of the North End.

Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford.   Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park Suite #3400, Woburn MA. 01801. For obituary or guestbook dellorusso.net

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Louis ‘Lou’ Rizza

Of Medford, formerly of the North End

Louis D. “Lou” Rizza of Medford, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on January 27.

He was the beloved husband of the late Virginia Marie (Young); devoted father of Michael Rizza and his wife, Peggy of Billerica, Robert Rizza and his wife, Donna of Acton, David Rizza and his wife, Patricia of Burlington; loving grandfather of Andrew, Christopher, Bradley, Katlyn, Nicholas, Matthew and William Rizza; brother of Salvatore Rizza and his wife, Gladys of Florida, Anthony Rizza of Medford, Ben Rizza and his wife, Patricia of Dedham and the late Lucy Pistritto and Bob Rizza. Funeral, Medford.

Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. It has been requested, that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army of Massachusetts, 147 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02116. For obituary or to leave an online message of condolence, please visit: www.dellorusso.net