December 2014

Joshua Bouvier

Thursday, January 3, 1991 - Friday, December 26, 2014
Wake: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 4:00 - 8:00pm
Mass; Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 10:00am

BOUVIER, Joshua E. of Thornton, NH, formerly of Everett, enteredinto rest unexpectedly, Friday, December 26, 2014 in theDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire.He was 23 years of age. Born in Boston, Joshua lived in Everettfor most of his life before relocating in New Hampshire. He was agraduate of the Everett Public School System. Beloved son ofRobert Bouvier of Everett and Maria Boivin and her husband,Edward of Greenfield. Dear and devoted brother of RobertBouvier and his wife, Kelly of Everett. Loving boyfriend ofStephanie Smith of NH. Joshua is also survived by Shada andmany aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Relatives and friendsare respectfully invited to attend Joshua’s visiting hours in theCafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.)EVERETT, Tuesday, Dec. 30 from 4-8 p.m. His funeral will be from the funeral home on Wednesdayat 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett at 10 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joshua’s memory to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Ste. 400, Waltham, MA 02451, would be sincerely appreciated. Parking with attendants on duty.

Anthony F. Solomita

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Wake: Sunday, December 21, 2014 3:00 - 7:00pm
Mass: Monday, December 22, 2014 at 10:00am

SOLOMITA, Anthony F. Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, December 21st from 3 to 7 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, For Anthony F. Solomita, who died after a long illness on December 17th at his South Dennis Residence. A funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Monday, December22nd at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway Everett at 10 a.m.. Born & raised in Everett. He was an alumnus of B. C. High School, Class of 1952. He would continue onto Boston College, earning a B.A. in Economics, Class of 1956. After graduation Anthony went to work for John Hancock Life as a programmer, he would retain his position there for 11 years. It was then that He found his passion in Banking. He worked in the Trust Department and remained in Trust banking for over 30 years. He retired from Bank of America, as a Senior Vice President & manager in their bank-wide Trust Services Division. During this time he would meet & marry the love of his life, Louise P. Savignano. They settled in Everett and began their family, later moving to Bedford, raising their three children. Anthony maintained a very active life in organizations such as, Toastmasters, where he held an office for several years and a member & Chairman of the Banking Committees in Massachusetts Bankers Association. He also found time to give of himself to his community in Bedford, as a Trustee of the Bedford Free Public Library. He was a Lector & CCD Teacher at St. Michael’s church in Bedford. Although through his busy career and his associations, his best time and favorite role was husband & father. In later years it was “Papa”, he was quoted, that “He took his responsibility seriously to spoil his grandchildren 7 hopefully did it well”. After retiring, he & his wife would relocate to Cape Cod. He & his wife became active member & supporters of “Our Lady of the Cape”. That is where he would spendhalf of the year playing golf & enjoying the beautiful beaches. They would retreat to Florida in the winter where they didthe same. He is the loving & devoted husband of Louise P. (Savignano) Solomita of who he shared 56 years of marriage. He is the cherished father of Anne F. Rascoe & her husband Thomas D. of Queensbury, NY, James M. Solomita & his partner Douglas Watson of Portland, OR and Lauren M. Mello & her husband Matthew P. of Kingston. He is the adored“Papa” of Maria L. Mello, Kathryn J. Rascoe, Antonia R. Mello & Matthew J. Mello. He is the beloved brother of Michael Solomita & his wife Sharon of Stoneham & Rosemarie Spurr of Everett & her late husband Raymond. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be to: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Josephine M. Clifford

Wednesday, March 23, 1927 - Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Wake: Monday, December 15, 2014 at 9:00am
Mass: Monday, December 15, 2014 at 11:00am

CLIFFORD, Josephine (Covino) of Everett, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in theBrigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. She was 87 years of age. Josephine was born in Everett and was a lifelong resident. Beloved wife of Warren T. “Chickie” Clifford. Daughter of the late Carlo and Antoinette Covino. Dear and devoted mother of Joy Pippy and her husband, Glenn of Peabody and the late Kevin C. Clifford. Sister of Carol Bianchi of Malden, Barbara Morris and her husband, James of VA and the late Lawrence and Louis Covino and his surviving wife, Carmella Covino of Everett, Vera Tocci, Phyllis Griffin, Mary Diamond and Ann Hummel and her surviving husband, Jack Hummel of NY. Loving grandmother of Jarred, Andrew and Daniel Pippy and Brendan, Colby and Kyle Clifford. Also surviving are many loving nieces, nephews and close friends. A period of visitation for the immediate family will be in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) EVERETT, Monday, Dec. 15 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Josephine’s funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, at 11 a.m. Entombment Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Josephine’s memory to the Jimmy Fund/Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, would be sincerely appreciated.

Bruce Angelo Desimone

Friday, October 10, 2014
Wake: None
Mass: Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 10:00am

Peter E. Skerry

Friday, July 24, 1925 - Sunday, December 7, 2014
Wake: Friday, December 14, 2014 4:00-8:00 pm
Mass: Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10 am

SKERRY, Peter E.-Beloved husband of the late Catherine T. (O’Brien). Loving father of Kathleen E. D’Angelo and her husband Joseph, Michael P. Skerry and his wife Mary, Stephen P. Skerry, Peter E. Skerry, Jr and his wife Linda, Daniel S. Skerry and his wife Debra, and Margaret A. Haswell and her husband Timothy. Loving brother of the late John Skerry and his surviving wife Dorothy, and the late Thomas Skerry. He is also survived by 15 cherished grandchildren, 9 cherished great grandchildren, and many dear nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway Saturday, Dec 13th, at 9 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, at 10 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with military honors in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Mr. Skerry was a WWII US Navy veteran and was an Everett Firefighter, serving 32 years prior to his retirement. In his memory, donations may be made to Pope John XXIII High School, 888 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149

David Ranlett

Friday, November 28, 2014
Wake: Sunday, December 6, 2014 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Mass: Sunday, December 6, 2014 2:00 - 4:00 pm at funeral home

RANLETT, David, 51, a resident of Stoneham passed away at home on November 28. David was born on December 2, 1962 in Melrose one of two children of Patricia (Daly) Ranlett and the late James Ranlett. Davidgrew up in Stoneham and attended Stoneham Public Schools. David worked driving limos in the Boston area. He was the loving brother of Sandra Jansen and David was the husband of Barbi (Wilkins) and the father of Ricky Ranlett. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends will gather in honor and remembrance of David's life at the Murphy O'Hara Funeral Home, 519 Broadway Everett on Sunday from 2 to 4pm. Donations may be made in David's name to the American Liver Foundation 188 Needham St. Newton, MA 02464.

Barbara M. D’Agostino

Tuesday, March 10, 1936 - Thursday, December 4, 2014
Wake: Monday, December 8, 2014 In IC
Mass: Monday, December 8, 2014 10:00am

D'AGOSTINO, Barbara M. (Crafts)-Of Everett, passed away on December 4, 2014, at 78 years. Beloved mother of Anne DeSantis of Everett, Joseph D’Agostino of Bridgewater, and John D’Agostino and his wife Lucie of Tarzana, CA. Loving sister of Lorraine Callinan of Everett. Cherished grandmother of Dina DeSantis, Oliver D’Agostino, Elyssa D’Agostino, AbbyJo D’Agostino, and Mikaila D’Agostino. Cherished great grandmother of Samara Banks. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a visitation at the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, on Monday, Dec 8th, at 9 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church at 10 AM. In Barbara’s memory, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.