Obituaries 09-13-2011

Francis LaBrie

Retired Firefighter, Decorated Veteran of Three Wars

Francis J. LaBrie of Lynn died at Union Hospital on September 9 surrounded by his loving family. He was 89 years old.

Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Frank and Margaret (Regan) LaBrie and the husband of Margaret R. (Savory) LaBrie with whom he shared 63 years of marriage.

Mr. LaBrie attended St. Mary’s High School and then transferred to Lynn Classical for his senior year where he starred and was Captain of the Track Team. He then left for the US Army and later graduated after his military service. He attended North Shore Community College finishing just shy of his degree. He also graduated from Instructor School for the Department of the Navy.

He was a US Army veteran of World War II with the rank of Tec. S 102nd Field Artillery, 26th Yankee Division and the 253rd Armored Field Battalion, serving in four battles in Europe including the Battle of the Bulge. He was a recipient of the Bronze star and was also decorated with five other medals. During the Korean War, he served in the US Marine Corps in the 15th Engineering Co. and the 4th Battalion, 10th Marines with the rank of Sergeant. During the Vietnam and the Cold War Era, he served in the US Coast Guard Reserve with the rank of Petty Officer 1st Class.

He was a firefighter for the City of Lynn for 30 plus years and served 10 years with the US Department of Justice Immigration services.

He was a member of the William P. Connery Jr. Post 6 American Legion, Lynn Firefighters Relief Association and a former member of the Lynn Historical Society.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Roger LaBrie of Lynn, two nieces, Mary Wright and Peggy Martin, both of Lynn, and is also survived by several other nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Frances LaBrie and brother of the late Elizabeth Sullivan.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services in the Nadworny Funeral Home, 798 Western Avenue, Lynn today, Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the World War II Lot in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Thomas Hincman

GE Retiree

Thomas J. Hincman of Seabrook, NH died suddenly at home on August 28. He was 69 years old.

Born in Lynn, the son of Isadore and Sophia (Wronecka) Hincman of Lynn, he lived in Seabrook, NH for seven years coming from Kingston, NH. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School. Following a tour of duty with the US Air Force during the early 1980’s, he worked as a Data Manager for the Jet Engine Division of the General Electric Co. for 36 years retiring in 1999.

He was a member of St. Michael’s Polish National Alliance Lodge 630. He had a unique sense of humor that will be missed by all. He also loved to fish and enjoyed collecting and selling antique fishing equipment and sporting goods.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one son, Matthew T. Hincman and his wife, Elena Belle White of Boston; two daughters, Elizabeth H. and her husband, Paul T. Butler of Milford, NH and Kimberly A. Hincman of Wenham; one grandson, Evan Thomas Butler; one sister, Joan and her husband, William Stocco of Lynn, a nephew, William Stocco Jr. of Lynn and a niece, Vickie and her husband, Michael Cormier of Peabody.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Nadworny Funeral Home, Lynn. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lynn Home for the Elderly Activities Fund, One Atlantic Terrace, Lynn, MA 01902 or to the Friends of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, 6 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA 01950.

Gregory Robert Farkas

Revere Housing Authority Employee

Gregory Robert Farkas of Lynn died on September 2 at the North Shore Medical Center.  He was 50 years old.

Born in Harvey, Illinois on February 12, 1961, he was the son of Joan Maurice and the late Jess Farkas. He grew up in Bloomington, MN and attended Gustavus  Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. After working in various locations in the U.S., he settled in the Boston area. He worked in property management, and was most recently employed by the Revere Housing Authority.

A generous and caring person, he was devoted to his family and friends and enjoyed reading, cooking, and being at the beach. He will be dearly missed in both his professional and personal life.

He is survived by his mother, Joan Maurice of Germantown, WI; his sister, Patty Farkas and her husband, Dan Frey of Lafayette, LA; his sister, Janet Boehlke and her husband, Kevin Boehlke of Richfield, WI; his nephew, Jackson Boehlke; nieces Jennifer Boehlke, Sarah Frey, and Angela Frey; his uncle, Donald Maurice and his wife, Elizabeth of Norwalk, CT; his uncle, Normand Maurice of Port Charlotte, FL; his aunts, Shirley Maurice of Norwalk, CT  and Charlotte Birk of Ormond Beach, FL;  and cousins, Robert Maurice, Michelle Ellis, Normand Maurice, and Kimberly Maurice.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 17 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. the Goodrich Funeral Home, 128 Washington Street, Lynn followed by a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 174 Humphrey Street, Swampscott. Memorial donations may be made to Smile Train, 41 Madison Ave, 28th Floor, NY, NY, 10010.

Antoinette Aiello

Lifelong Revere Resident

Antoinette (Corrado) Aiello, a lifelong Revere resident, died at home with her loving family on September 3. She was 60 years old.

She was a former employee of Home Depot in Somerville and a member of Revere PTA, Title One.

The daughter of the late Anthony Corrado and Antoinette ( Lombardo), she was the beloved wife of the late Edward F. Aiello; dear mother of Alyce Esposito and her husband, Domenico of Revere, step mother of Stacey Hilston and her husband, Ed of Merrimack NH and Scott Aiello and his companion, Linda of Revere; dear sister of Lucy Corrado of Lynn, David Corrado of Boston and Joseph Corrado of New Hampshire and is also survived by six loving grandchildren: Gregory, Domenico Jr, Alexandra, Samantha, Kristina and Megan.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham Ma 01701.

Patrick Kiersey

Of Everett, formerly of Lynn

Patrick Kiersey of Everett, formerly of Lynn, died on September 3. He was 49 years old.

He was the manager of Project Place and site manager of Caritas.

He was the son of the late John P. and Frances L. (White) Kiersey; brother of John P. Kiersey, Jr. and his wife, Diane of Tewksbury, Thomas M. Kiersey of Hookset, NH, Kathleen “Kelly” Brady-Ferguson of Salem, Michelle A. Kiersey Roy and her husband, David of Lynn. He also leaves his devoted friend Maria Bramante of Naples, Florida, his nieces and nephews, Michael Brady, Shannon Ferguson, John Ferguson, Thomas Kiersey, Erin Kiersey, Samantha Roy, Heidi, and the late Rocky Kiersey.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Solimine, Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, Lynn. Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Memorial donations may be made to Caritas Community, Inc., 25 Braintree Hill Office Park, Braintree, MA, 02184. Donations and guestbook at

Nicholas Dente

Lynn resident

Nicholas Dente of Lynn, formerly of Revere and East Boston, died on September 7. He was in his 92nd year.

He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret ( Andreatta) Dente with whom he shared 51 years of marriage; loving father of Michael Dente and his wife, Janet of Maine and Colette Conners and her husband, Robert of Texas; dear brother of Frank Dente of East Boston, Joseph Dente of Saugus and the late Madeline Diancuzzo, Angelina Panella, Anna Caizzi and Christopher Dente; cherished grandfather of Michael Scott, Jena Baggeley and Christian and Stefan Conners. He also leaves one great grandchild, Hannah Dente.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. For guest book.

Ann Fuccione

Of Nahant, formerly of Winthrop

Ann (Costonis) Fuccione of  Nahant, formerly of Winthrop, died recently.

A past member of St. Thomas Ladies Auxiliary, Mrs. Fuccione was a devoted and dedicated parishioner of St. Thomas Church for more than 30 years

She was the beloved wife of 50 years of John Fuccione; devoted mother of John and his wife, Karen of Kingston N.H., Anthony of Marblehead and Andrea Alberti of Nahant; dear sister of George, Arthur, Anthony, John, Sylvia “Trilley,” Joann and the late Lillian; cherished grandmother of Sophya, Nina, Hannah, Marissa, Johnny, Arinna, Francesca and Eliza and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

For more information or to send her family an online condolence, please visit: Funeral arrangements areunder the personal care of Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston.

Gladys Sullivan

Nahant resident

Gladys E. (Robinson) Sullivan of Nahant died on August 20. She was 86 years old.

She was the wife of the late Cornelius Sullivan;  mother and mother in law of Patricia Sullivan and her husband, Terry Vazquez of Winthrop, Kathleen Sullivan and her husband, Keith Reams of Fair Oaks California, Cornelius Sullivan, Jr. of Anchorage, Alaska and Maureen Sullivan of Hawaii. She also leaves her grandchildren, Oliver and Phineas Reams of Fair Oaks, California, and her godchild Maria Moran.

Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Friends of the Nahant Public Library, 15 Pleasant Street, Nahant, Massachusetts 01908. For guestbook:

Roger Napolitano

Of Lynn, formerly of Revere

Roger A. Napolitano of Lynn, formerly of Revere, died suddenly in Turks and Caicos on August 20.

He was the beloved husband of Kathleen A. (Caron); devoted father of Charles and his companion, Anna of Maine, Ellisa Napolitano of Lynn, Caren Napolitano and her companion, Lynne of Lynn; loving grandfather of Jordan, Brett and Kayleigh Zeinert; dear brother of Linda Barys of Saugus; cherished uncle of Richard Perry of Peabody and is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. In lieu of flowers. donations may be made in his memory to the American Red Cross, MA Chapter, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 207F, Beverly MA01915.

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