Obituaries 01-29-2013

Bruce Finkle

Of New Hampshire and Swampscott

Bruce N. Finkle of New Hampshire and Swampscott died recently. He was 64 years old.

He was the husband of Diane Finkle; son of Mildred and the late Samuel Finkle; father of Joanna Colls Finkle, stepfather of Joseph A. Foistner II, Esq. and brother of Ellen (Finkle) Hubbard.

Arrangements were by Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, Salem

John Tortolini

Longtime Salesman for former A.C. Lawrence Leather Factory

John P. Tortolini of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, died at the Essex Park Rehab and Nursing Center in Beverly after a long illness. He was 84 years old.

Born in Lynn, the son of the late Peter J. and Rose (Bowden) Tortolini and the husband of Dorothy A. (Turkowski) Torrtolini with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. He was educated in Lynn Schools and was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a salesman for the former A.C. Lawrence Leather Factory for many years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons: Peter J. and his wife, Patricia Tortolini of Londonderry, NH, Richard J. of Westboro and David and his wife, Patricia Tortolini of Peabody; the beloved grandfather of seven grandchildren and one great grandchild and the father of the late Julie A. Tortolini and brother of the late Bernard Tortolini.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend graveside services in Pine Grove Cemetery, Wednesday, January 30 at 10:15 a.m. gathering will be at the main gate at 10 a.m. At Mr. Tortolini’s request, there will be no visiting hours. Funeral arrangements are by the Nadworny Funeral Home, 798 Western Avenue, Lynn. For guestbook:

Annette Fucillo

Retired Dietary Aide; Giving Was Her Greatest Virtue

Annette Fucillo of Bowdoin Street, Winthrop passed away at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston on January 18 surrounded by her loving children and husband of 65 years. She was 89 years old.

Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Concetta (Cessa) and Michael Eruzione. A resident of East Boston, she moved to Winthrop in 1958. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a dietary aid for more than 30 years. She was a member of the Winthrop High School Mother’s Club and St. John’s CYO. She enjoyed playing Bingo and trips to Foxwoods. However, her greatest love was her children and her grandchildren. Giving was her greatest virtue.

She was the loving wife of Anthony C. Fucillo and mother of Anthony Fucillo and his wife, Carolyn of Winthrop, Gail Conlon and her husband, the Honorable Albert Conlon, Linda Breau and her husband, Robert of Winthrop, Laurie Fucillo of Lynn and Richard Fucillo of Winthrop. She was the dear twin sister of Anne Jaworski, and her husband, Jerry of Winthrop. Eugene, “Jeep” Eruzione of Winthrop and the late Mary Albano, Phyllis Manzo and Vincent Eruzione. She was the cherished grandmother of 12 and also leaves many loving nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral was conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on Tuesday, January 22 followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church. Rev. Peter Graziano celebrated the mass and offered prayers at the interment in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Winthrop Charities, 28 Thornton St. Winthrop. MA 02152. To sign the online guestbook go to

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