Obituaries 03-15-2011

Giuseppe Castiello

Owner of Meridian RPM

Giuseppe G. Castiello of Orient Avenue, East Boston died at the Don Orione Nursing Home, East Boston on March 10 after a long illness. He was 73 years old.

Born in Isernia, Italy, he was the beloved son of the late Madalena and Gaetano Castiello. He came to this country at an early age and lived in East Boston for most of his life. Mr. Castiello was the proprietor of Meridian RPM, specializing in electric motors.

He was the loving father of Bernice Ford-Aquino of Lynn, Maria Castiello-Robinson of East Boston, Lisa M. Venezia of Wakefield, Joey Castiello-DeSilva of San Francisco, CA, Diana Castiello-Starratt of Wakefield and Sophia Vargas-Campos of Costa Rica; dear brother of Antoinetta Mandolini of Revere, Ida Bertuoli of Revere, William Castiello of East Boston, Giovanni Castiello of Italy, Anna Zaccheo of Revere, Gino Castiello of East Boston, Roberto Castiello of Saugus and the late Giuseppina Bevione. He is also survived by five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. To sign his online guestbook go to

Harold ‘Harry’ Surette

Founder and Principal of AAMS Corp.

Harold P. “Harry” Surette of Brockton, formerly of Lynn, died unexpectedly March 3 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center.  He was 64 years old.

The loving husband of Kathy M. (Carmichael) Surette, he was born in Nova Scotia, a son of Alice Surette of Nova Scotia and the late Peter Surette. He was raised in Lynn and Peabody and has lived in Brockton for the past 18 years.

He was a proud US Marine who served as a Sergeant in Viet Nam and saw action in Khe San. A founder and principal of AAMS Corp. in Taunton, he was well known for expertise in the metal  fabrication industry. He was an avid outdoorsman who was a master archer and loved hunting and fishing. He was a passionate member of the NRA and a proud American with a great patriotic sentiment.

He is survived by his children, Dina Powell, and her husband, Larry, of Peabody and Derek Surette of Quincy and step children, Samuel Staula, of Brockton, Adam Staula of Burlington, VT and Jenna Staula of New York. He leaves a sister, Patricia Pointer, and her husband, Bill, of Ocala, FL, one granddaughter and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Conley Funeral Home. Brockton. His family would prefer donations in his name be made to NRA PROCESSING CENTER P. O. BOX 420648 PALM COAST, FL 32142-0648. For condolences, please visit

Alessio Rosato

Of Lynn, formerly of Italy

Alessio Rosato of Lynn, formerly of Italy, died on February 26.

The beloved father of Urbano and Pellegrino Rosato, both of Italy, he was the dear brother of Carmen Rosato of Revere, Patsy Rosato of Kingston, Gerry Rosato of Danvers, Orlando Rosato of Lynn, Maria D’Ambrosio of Revere, Liz Lubiack of Saugus and the late Morris Rosato. He was the devoted companion of 35 years to Marjorie Smith of Lynn and is also survived by two loving granddaughters and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Alexander Jarasitis

Everett resident

Alexander Jarasitis of Everett died on March 7.

He was the beloved son of the late Francis W. and Vera M. (Grube); dear and devoted brother of Vera Jarasitis of Lynn and the late Marie Rizzo, Richard and Vincent Jarasitis; loving uncle of Donna and George Diamantopoulos of Lynn, Ralph and Donna Rizzo of Lynn and Eric and Shawna Rizzo of Florida.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St. Boston, MA 02110 would be sincerely appreciated.  Arrangements entrusted to the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett.

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