Obituaries 02-05-2013

Mario Cacici

Of Boston’s North End

Mario Cacici of Boston’s North End passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on February 1with his family by his side.

His loving family includes his devoted sister and caretaker, Anita Cacici of the North End and his brother, Bob Cacici and his wife, Marina, of Miami, Florida. He also leaves his loving niece, Soraya Cacici of Lynn, loving nephew Paul Cacici of Manhattan and several cousins. One of five children born to the late Josephine (Arigo) and Americo Cacici, he was predeceased by his brothers, John and Arthur.

Arrangements are by Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. His Funeral Mass will be held today, Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Church in the North End. He will be laid to rest following the service at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Roslindale. For guestbook please visit:

Edward Palumbo

Retired US Postal Clerk

Edward F. Palumbo, a 20 year resident of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on January 31 at the Union Hospital in Lynn. He was 68 years old.

Born in Everett, he lived in East Boston for most of his life and was a 1962 graduate of Sacred Heart High School, East Boston. He joined the US Army during the Vietnam Era on August 18, 1962 and served until February of 1963. For more than 35 years, he worked for the US Postal Service, serving in many of the offices and finally at the South Postal Annex of Boston.

He was the devoted father of Michelle A. Palumbo of Haverhill, Dawn M. Palumbo Buono and her late husband, Michael of Methuen and Kevin E. Palumbo and his fiancée, Kristen McCarter of Lynnfield; the dear brother of John B. Palumbo and his wife, Catherine of New Boston, NH and the late Frank R. Palumbo; the cherished grandfather of Daniel, Tyler, Elizabeth, Emily, Chloe, Haylie, Valerie, and Sabrino. He is also survived by many friends at the Ocean View Apartments in Lynn where he lived for the past 20 years.

His funeral will be held from the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere today, Tuesday, February 5 at 11 a.m. followed by internment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

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