July 2013

Margaret E. Legere

Saturday January 6, 1917 - Friday, July 26, 2013
Wake:Tuesday July 30, 2013 4:00 – 8:00pm
Mass: Wednesday July 31, 2013 at 10:00am


LEGERE, Margaret E. (Boudreau)-Of Everett, passed away home on July 26, 2013, at 96 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Legere. Loving mother of Ruth A. Nelson of Everett, Robert T. Legere of Everett, Babarba Reardon of Everett, David Legere of ME, and Stephen Legere of NH. Loving sister of Bernice Peddle and Phyllis MacDonald of Peabody. She is also survived by 7 cherished grandchildren, 9 cherished great grandchildren, and 3 cherished great great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett, on Wednesday, July 31st, 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 Tuesday from 4-8 PM. Interment in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Everett. In Margaret’s memory, donations may be made to All Care Hospice, 210 Market St., Lynn, MA 01901








Vittorio A. Cardone

Friday, July 26, 2013
Wake: Monday, July 29, 2013 4:00 – 8:00pm
Mass: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:00am


CARDONE, Vittorio A. of Everett, entered into rest on Friday, July 26, 2013 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was 79 years of age. Born in Pettorano Sul Gizio, Aguila, Italy, Vittorio lived in Everett for many years. He was a baker employed by Mike's Pastry Shop, North End of Boston, for over 35 years. Beloved husband of Italia (Federico). Dear and devoted father of Maria D’Artista and her late husband, Pietro of Sulmona, Italy, Gaetano Cardone of Malden and Gina Cardone-Casoni and her husband, Del of Everett. Loving grandfather of Antonio and Marisa D’Artista, Michael and Tina Cardone, Cristina Flouds and Gianna Sipala. And loving great-grandfather of Ilaria. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Vittorio’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) EVERETT, Monday, July 29 from 4-8 p.m. His funeral will be from the funeral home Tuesday at 9 followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, at 10 a.m. Entombment Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, Malden. Contributions in Vittorio’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated. Parking with attendants on duty.








Stephen Merchant

Tuesday, October 5, 1954 - Saturday, July 20, 2013
Wake: Thursday, Ju8ly 25, 2013 4:00 – 8:00pm
Mass: Friday July 26. 2013 at 11:00am


MERCHANT, Stephen D. Of Malden, formerly of Everett, on July 20th. Beloved husband of Li Chen. Father of Rene Harrell of Billerica. Son of the late Frederick and Mary (Sullivan). Brother of Frederick J. of Revere, Patricia DiPietro of Melrose, Denise Corriere of Wakefield and the late James. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., EVERETT Friday July 26 at 10:30 a.m. A prayer service will be held in the Funeral Home at 11 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Stephen was a late Machinist at the General Electric Plant, Lynn and a member of I.U.E. local #201. Complimentary valet parking will be available at Funeral Home Thursday evening








Primo E. Delmonte

Monday, July 15, 2013
Wake: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:00 – 8:00pm
Mass: Friday, July 19, 2013 10:00am


DELMONTE, Primo Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Primo Delmonte, who died unexpectedly at his Methuen residence on Monday, July 15th, at 91 years. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, July 19th at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (487 Broadway), Everett, at 10 a.m. Born & raised in Milford, MA, he lived there until moving to Everett in 1948. He remained in Everett until 1994, when he moved with his son to Methuen, until his untimely death. He served with the United States Army during World War II from November of 1942 – January of 1946. He was the husband of the late, Eleanor (Tenerelli), who died in November of 1991. He is the Cherished Father of: Don W. Delmonte & his wife Angela, Paul S. Delmonte & his wife Karen, all of Cape Coral, Florida, & James Delmonte & his wife Paula A. of Methuen. He is the Devoted Grandfather of: Michael J. & Matthew P. Delmonte both of Methuen, Steven P. Delmonte of Cape Coral, FL, Craig W. Delmonte of Melrose, & Kelly Fisher & her husband Michael of Wethersfield, Connecticut. He is the Dear Brother of, Mary Mascarelli of Marlboro, Elizabeth Meltingnano of Milford, & the late: Anthony, Carmen “Sully,” Gaetano “Cat” Delmonte, Virginia Ahronian, Annie Federico, Viola Delmonte, Adelle Graziano, & Joseph Graziano. He is also lovingly survived by his Great-Grandson, William J. Fisher of CT, Diane Bogle of Quincy, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. He was the beloved father-in-law of the late Linda Jean Delmonte. Most of his working career was as an auto body specialist & mechanic. He worked for Arlington Ford for over 25 years & then retired. United Parcel Service became aware of Mr. Delmonte’s expertise & skills in auto body restoration & returned him to the working force, where he spent another four years before “really” retiring in 1988. Interment will follow in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute-Development Office & The Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168








Thomas E. Douglas

Wednesday, September 7, 1938 - Sunday, July 7, 2013
Wake: Thursday July 11, 2013 at 10:00am
Mass: Wednesday, July 10. 2013 4:00 – 8:00pm


DOUGLAS, Thomas E.-Of Everett, passed away on July 7, 2013, at 74 years. Beloved husband of Rose M. (Russo) Douglas. Loving father of Jamie Douglas and his wife Michelle, and the late Denise DeSimone. . Cherished and loving grandfather of Nicole Johnson and her husband Craig. Cherished great grandfather of Zachary, Cameran, Kyle, and Brooks. Loving brother of Mary Douglas, Bernard Douglas, and the late Frances Douglas. Loving brother in law of Frank Russo, Pauline Spiegelman, Joanne Johnson and her husband Robert, and the late Geraldine Pelletier. He is also survived by several dear nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett, on Thursday, July 11th, at 9 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, at 10 AM. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Mr. Douglas was a US Army veteran and was retired from Raytheon after many years of service. An avid boater, he was the Past Commodore of Dorchester Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Immaculate Conception Building Fund, 489 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149








Jean M. Ciardelli

Tuesday, January 31, 1936 - Monday, July 1, 2013
Wake: Friday July 5, 2013 10am at Ward Funeral Home
Mass: Friday, July 5, 2013 at 11:00am at the Funeral Home


CIARDELLI, Jean M.-Of Everett, Newton, and Pocasset, Passed away on July 1st, 2013, at 77 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph DeFruscio and the late Frank Pierce. Loving mother of Linda Jean DeFruscio-Robinson and her husband Greg, and Lois Pierce. Loving sister of Lois O’Connell and her husband Edward. She is also survived by relatives and friends. A visitation will be held at the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett, on Friday, July 5th, at 10 AM, followed by a funeral in the funeral home at 11 AM. Services will conclude with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Jean was a retired registered electrologist. In her memory donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund-Dana Farber, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.