Obituaries 11-4-09

Teresa Moscaritolo

East Boston resident

Teresa (Grella) Moscaritolo of East Boston died on October 31. She was in her 96th year.

She was the wife of the late John Moscaritolo; loving mother of Carol Forlano and her husband, Vito, and Katherine Rivard, both of East Boston, Grazio Moscaritolo and his wife, Barbara, of Lynn and Angelo Moscaritolo of East Walpole; cherished grandmother of Vito and Domenic Forlano and Edward Moscaritolo, all of East Boston, Tina Marie Moscaritolo of Lynn, John Moscaritolo of East Walpole and Laurie Sarro and her husband, Joseph, of Lynn and great grandmother of Tyler Sarro John Moscaritolo and Amber Scanella.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, East Boston, today, Tuesday, November 3 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Boston. Funeral arrangements are by Vazza’s East Boston Funeral Home. For guestbook, please visit:


Teresa Ruggiero

East Boston resident

Teresa (Shifino) Ruggiero of East Boston died on October 31. She was in her 92nd year.

The beloved wife of Michael E. Ruggiero with whom she shared 68 years of marriage, she was the loving mother of Jo Ann Peroni and her husband, John, of Newburyport, Michael Ruggiero and his wife, Celeste, of Lynn, Joseph Ruggiero of Revere and his late wife, Kathleen, and the late Marianne Ruggiero; dear sister of the late Carmela DiGiulio, Antoinette Gassario, Mary Silva, Irene Ortalino and George Schifino. She was the cherished grandmother of six and great grandmother of eight.

Her Funeral will be held from Vazzas’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, Revere, today, Tuesday, at 8 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church, East Boston at 9 a.m. Burial will be in the VA National Cemetery, Bourne, at 12:30 PM. For directions and guest book, please visit:


Albertina Montesanti

Of Winthrop, formerly of Revere

Albertina “Tina” (Paglierani) Montesanti of Winthrop, formerly of Revere, died on October 28.

She was a member of the Patriot Civic Seniors, Revere Moose Ladies Auxiliary and St Anthony’s Lady Sodality.

She was the beloved wife of the late Harding; devoted mother of Maureen Souza of Winthrop; loving grandmother of Jason Souza and his wife, Nicolle, of New Hampshire and Bonnie Fillippi and her husband, Chris, of Winthrop and great grandmother of Paige and Lilly Souza; dear Sister of Tudina Misiano of Revere, Eileen Pescatore of Lynn and the late Henry Paglierani and is also survived by her son in law, Gus Souza, two sisters in law and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Holy Cross Mausoleum. The family would like to thank Dr David Ryan, Terry McDonnell and VNA nurse Andy Binder for all their care and dedication. Donations may be made to MGH Gastro Intestinal Cancer Center, 165 Cambridge St., Boston Ma 02114. For guestbook, visit


Charles Robert Westcott

Owner of The Chart Locker and member of Broad Sound Tuna Club

Charles Robert Wescott of Fort Myers, FL died on October 21, at Hope Hospice, Fort Myers. He was 69 years old.

Born on June 21, 1940 in Lynn, a child of Charles and Yvonne (Weber) Wescott, he was the owner of The Chart Locker for 30 years and a member of The Broad Sound Tuna Club, both in Revere, before moving to Fort Myers nine
years ago.

He is survived by his wife of six years, Theresa Rossie-Wescott; his sons, Robert Wescott and Keith Wescott, both of  Quincy; two grandchildren and his sister, Celia Petrillo of Revere. He was the nephew of Leonard and Shirley Derouin of Lynn and the husband of the late Judith (Morris) Wescott who died in 1981.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Beachmont VFW, 150 Bennington Street, Revere. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthParkCircle, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Friends may sign the guest book for the family at


Janice Ronan

Lynn Arts and Crafts Society member

Janice M. (Crocker) Ronan of Winthrop died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on October 24. She was 70 years old.

A member of the Winthrop Art Association and the Lynn Arts and Crafts Society, she was the beloved wife of the late Ronald J. Ronan Sr. She was born in Lynn, the daughter of the late Walter J. and Doris M. (Hogan) Crocker. She was the devoted mother of Philip W. Ronan and his wife, Paula, of Winthrop, Ronald J. Ronan Jr., and his wife, Rosa, of Winthrop, and Karen Heffler and her husband, Kevin, of Burlington; adored grandmother of Eric and Brendan Ronan, Andrew and Alayna Ronan and Alison, Kailee and Jenna Heffler.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Winthrop Cemetery. For guestbook, go to

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