Obituaries 08-16-2011

Carmello ‘Carl’ Graziano

East Boston resident

Carmello J. “Carl” Graziano of East Boston died on August 13.

A National Guard veteran of World War II, he was the beloved father of Carl V. Graziano of Malden; loving grandfather of Rocky Graziano of Winthrop, Nicole Etheridge and her husband, Jason of Lynn, and Michael Graziano and his fiancée, Colleen Whelan of Revere and dear great-grandfather of Nicholas Michael Graziano. He is also survived by three brothers and a sister.

The family will received visitors today, Tuesday, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in The Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St. (Maverick Sq.) East Boston with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, corner of Brooks and Paris Streets, East Boston at 11 a.m. Burial wil be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  For online condolences, please visit:

Alberta Dupuis

Lynn resident

Alberta E. (Johnston) Dupuis of Lynn died August 11 at the Golden Living Center in Melrose. She was 93 years old.

The wife of the late Eugene Dupuis Sr., she was born in Lynn, the daughter of the late Albert and Alice Johnston. She was a graduate of North Shore Community College, Class of 1968, attended Briarcliff Lodge, was a member of GLSS and enjoyed arts and crafts.

She is survived by her son, Eugene Dupuis Jr. of Lynn, daughter in law, Norma Dupuis of Taunton, her daughter Alice Dupuis, a resident at Golden Living Center, her grandsons, Jeffrey, Guy and Stephen Dupuis, and seven great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Arthur Dupuis.

Private burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by the Goodrich Funeral Home of Lynn.

Zachary Michael Wayne Johns


Zachary Michael Wayne Johns, newborn son of Crystal Johns and Michael Weinburg of Lynn, died August 10in Salem Hospital.

He is also survived by his sister Emerald Johns, his grandfather Wayne Johns, his great grandmother Jean “Nana” Weinburg and his aunt, Tara Calef. He was the grandson of the late Bonnie J. Roberts and Eileen Johns and nephew of the late Wayne Johns.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to gather in the Goodrich Funeral Home, 128 Washington St., Lynn, today, Tuesday, at 11 a.m. A funeral service will be held at noon, with burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lynn.

Mario Imbriano

East Boston resident

Mario Imbriano of East Boston died on August 7 after a long battle with cancer. He was 55 years old.

He was the loving son of Rosina Imbriano and the late Felice Imbriano; dear brother of Antonio Imbriano and his wife, Ursula of Malden, Alex Imbriano of Revere, Felix Imbriano and his wife, Angela of East Boston, and Michael Imbriano and his wife, Rita of Lynn; dear brother-in-law of Rosemarie Imbriano of Revere. He is also survived by his loving nieces and nephews, family and friends.

Donations may be made in his name to The Cancer Patient Support Services Fund at the Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 1st Floor, Boston , MA 02118 or online through their website:

Tina Staples

Charlestown resident

Tina V. Staples of Charlestown died suddenly on August 6. She was 44 years old.

She was the loving mother of Brittni, Michael, Tatum and Aaron Byrnes, all of Lynn; wife of Michael Byrnes; loving grandmother of Caleb Moreno; beloved daughter of Pamela Tamburello of Revere and devoted sister to four brothers and four sisters. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Frank H. Carr Funeral Home, Charlestown. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in her name to The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, 15 Green St. Charlestown, MA. 02129. For obituary and online condolences, please visit

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