Obituaries 06-02-2010

Anthony Zizza Jr.

Revere resident

Anthony M. Zizza Jr. of Revere died on May 27. He was 65 years old.

He was the son of the late Anthony M. and Lillian (Penta) Zizza Sr., father of Anthony M. III and his wife, Serena (Masciari) Zizza, of Revere, grandfather of Angelica Maria Zizza, of Revere, husband of Sharon (Smith) Zizza, of Alabama, brother of Madeline Capano, and her husband, George, of Andover and is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were by the Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, Lynn. Memorial donations may be made to Eternal Word TV Network (Mother Angelica), 5817 Old Leeds Rd., Birmingham AL 35210, or Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. For guestbook, please visit:


Ruth Laskin

Of Revere, formerly of Lynn

Ruth (Kriteman) Laskin of Revere, formerly of Lynn and Chelsea, died on May 27. She was 89 years old.

The devoted wife of the late Sigmund Laskin, she was the beloved mother of Sandra Desrosier, Harry Laskin, and Edward Laskin; loving sister of Morris Kriteman, Natalie Levine, Joseph Kriteman and the late Herbert Kriteman and the late Hannah Weiner; adored grandmother of 12 and great grandmother of 10.

Services and burial were at the Temple Emmanuel of Chelsea Cemetery, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to the Brian D. Silber Memorial Fund c/o Mass General Hospital, 165 Cambridge St. Suite 600 Boston, MA. 02114. For online condolences:


James Ardolino

Everett resident

James W. “Jim” Ardolino of Everett died on May 25.

He was the beloved husband of Marie (Barrese); father of James A. of Everett and Joseph A. of Lynn; brother of Gerald, Charles, Marguerite, Ardel, the late Alexander, Ethel and Theresa and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Marie Doucette, SGM

Grey Nun

Sr. Marie Doucette, SGM died on May 27 at Mary Immaculate Nursing/Restorative Center, Lawrence. She was 95 years old.

Born in Lowell to Philip and Anne (Gaudet) Doucette, she became a Sister of Charity of Montreal, Grey Nun in 1936. For two decades, Sr. Doucette served as a childcare worker in the Order’s orphanages in Worcester, Lawrence and Nashua, NH. She helped prepare her students to become well adjusted productive women as they left the orphanage. While missioned in Montreal, Canada, she worked at Accueil Bonneau (a food and services agency for the homeless). In her long career, Sr. Marie also assumed various administrative positions and support service ministries within the congregation.

Sr. Marie Doucette will be remembered as a very prayerful and devoted Grey Nun. She had much initiative and used it for the good of those she served. Her organizational skills were an asset and well appreciated. Sr. Marie loved those who were confided to her care.

She leaves behind her dear nieces, Linda Renzi of Lynn and Sr. Joan Gregoire, SND of Chelmsford; a grandniece, Paula Gibbs of Beverly and many cousins, friends and former pupils.

Her wake will be held Friday, June 4 at Youville Place, 10 Pelham Road, Lexington, MA from 9:30 to 11 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow that day at 12:15 p.m. For information, call Suzanne Forget, SGM 781-674-740.

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