Obituaries 09-10-2010

Alfred Ferrairo Jr.

Mass. General Hospital retiree

Alfred G. “Junior” Ferrairo, Jr. of Revere died on August 31.

A US Army veteran, he was an ITAM member and a retired employee of Massachusetts General Hospital with 24 years of service.

He was the devoted father of Tara Jo Ferrairo of Saugus; loving son of Margaret Ferrairo and the late Alfred Sr.; dear brother of Ann Lupo of Cambridge, Thomas of Lynn, David of Haverhill, Joseph of Peabody and the late Diana Borgosano; former husband of Beverly Guttadauro; stepfather of Toni Jo Sabella and Stephen Guttadauro and is also survived by two loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Donations in his memory can be made to the Oncology Dept. at MGH, 100 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114 or Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923. For guestbook


Tammy Moore-McCary

Of Georgia, formerly of Chelsea

Tammy E. Moore-McCary of Fulton, Georgia, formerly of Chelsea, died with her loving family by her side on August 18 at South Fulton Medical Center after a long illness. She was 46 years old.

Born in Chelsea, she moved to Georgia were she lived for many years.  She worked in family violence services for Fulton County Superior Court. She was very compassionate about her work and helping families and touched many people with her bright smile, jokes and gave everyone she loved a nickname. 

She was the wife of Philip McCary and the mother of Ieshaa Duguay and Korey Duguay, all of Fulton, Georgia; daughter of Earl Moore of Chelsea and the late Evelyn (Lee) Moore: sister of Robyn Moore of Florida and the late Patricia Moore, Charles Moore of Lynn, Darren Moore, Derek Moore and Brian Moore, all of Chelsea.  She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will held on Friday, September 17 at 6 p.m. at The Zion Ministry Church, 757 Broadway, Everett, MA  02149.  After, services family and friends will meet at The Disabled Veterans Hall, 85 Willow Street, Malden, MA. Because she loved the color red and bright colors, the family would like all family and friends to wear something bright, cheerful and any one thing that can be seen in red as part of your wardrobe for Tammy.  Please do not wear black.


Helen Rose

Retired Gibbs Oil Bookkeeper

Helen R. (McCarthy) Rose died at Salem Hospital following a long illness on August 24. She was 88 years old.

Although born in Philadelphia, she came to Revere as an infant. She was a retired bookkeeper for the Gibbs Oil Company of East Boston, a position she held for more than 40 years.

She was the wife of the late Edward J. Rose who died in October of 1996. Although she and her husband never had children, they were, indeed, surrogate parents to all of their 97 nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and great grand nieces and great grand nephews.

She was the daughter of the late John P. and Anna (Eskamp) McCarthy and sister of the late Charles H. and John P. McCarthy; devoted aunt of Charles H. McCarthy Jr. and his wife, Charlene, of Tampa, FL., Mary A. Lewis and her husband, W. Ron, of Venice, FL., Anne Marie McCarthy and Eileen E. McCarthy, both of Revere, and John P. McCarthy and his wife, Cindy, of Lynn. She is also lovingly survived by her sister in law, Doris M. McCarthy of Revere, her cousin, Maryanne Doucette and her husband, John, of Bridgewater and many other nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Restoration Fund at Immaculate Conception Parish, 22 Lowe Street, Revere MA 02151


Louise Lennon

East Boston resident

Louise M. (Mirabelli) Lennon died at her East Boston home on August 29 following a brief illness. She was 90 years old.

Mrs. Lennon was born and raised in East Boston and lived there all her life. She was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1938. Her personality was well appreciated by anyone who ever had the pleasure of meeting her. She was a woman of conviction and deep strength. She had the ability to rise above her tribulations and was thankful for whatever the day would bring.

Aside from her deep love and commitment to family, she had a passion for the game of Bingo. Whether a winner or not, she enjoyed the sport and the sociality it brought to her. All of her family and friends, and sometimes even strangers, would benefit from her expertise with crocheting and knitting needles.

A “Friend to all,” she was the wife of the late George F. Lennon Sr. who died in December of 1971; the cherished mother of George F. “Rusty” Lennon and his wife, Karen, of Lynn, Diane M. Blasetti of Davenport, FL, Thomas A. “Butch” Lennon and his wife, Joyce, of Reading, Roberta A. “Bobbie” Moscato and her husband, Joseph, of Peabody, Kenneth E. Lennon and his wife, Elsa, of East Boston and Doreen A. Doddy and her husband, Bryan, of Hampton, NH. She is also lovingly survived by nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Anthony, Salvatore, Cheako and Robert Mirabelli, Catherine Nocera, Grace Sceusa, Isabella Baker, Edith Minelli and Dolores Frizzi.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Institute of Professional Practice (for the care of Disabled Adults) 67 West St. Terr., Lunenburg, MA 01462, attn. Linda Kaiser. One of Mrs. Lennon’s grandsons is a resident of this facility.

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