Obituaries 05-08-2010

Virginia Rogers

Of Lynn, formerly of East Boston

Virginia M (Manzo) Rogers of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, on April 29.

The beloved wife of more than 57 Years of George Rogers of Lynn, she was the devoted mother of George Jr of Lynn is also survived by her dear sister Mary Bottaro of Saugus.

A graveside service was held on Monday May 3 in St Michaels Cemetery Boston with arrangments by Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, East Boston.


Gennaro Alario

Former Finance Manager for Pride Lincoln of Lynn

Gennaro C. Alario of Revere died on April 28 while driving his wife from Salem. Though he had been in failing cardiac health for the past 10 years, his death was most unexpected. He was 50 years old.

Born and raised in East Boston, he moved to Revere with his family in 1966 and graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1977. Until his illness, he worked in the auto financing business. For many years, he was the Finance Manager for Pride Lincoln of Lynn and for several other auto dealerships on Lynn’s Lynnway.

He was the beloved husband of 30 years of Susan F. (Capozzi); devoted father of April M. Alario of Cambridge and Anthony J. Alario of Revere; dear godson and cousin to Julie Raftery and her husband, Robert, Anthony Tammaro and his wife, Jeannette, John and Leonard Tammaro, all of Revere; cherished son of the late Orazio A. and Corine M. (Romano) Alario.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.


Joan Anderson

Of Lynn, longtime resident of Point of Pines

Joan M. Anderson of Lynn died April 22 in a local nursing home after a long illness. She was 79 years old.

Born in Williston, North Dakota and raised in Sidney, Montana, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Nellie (McWilliams) Anderson. Her mother died when she was quite young, and at the age of 11, she came to Massachusetts where she was raised by her Aunt Florence (McWilliams) and Uncle Carl Rizzo.

She was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1949, and was a resident of the Point of Pines section of Revere for most of her life before moving to Lynn a few years ago.

She worked as an executive secretary for NYNEX for more than 30 years and then at the former Building 19 in Lynn and also as a lunch aid at the Drewicz School in Lynn.

A member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, she was also a member of the Saugus River Watershed Council, and of the Friends of Rumney Marsh. She enjoyed dining out, trips to the casinos in Connecticut and Atlantic City, her daily Dunkin Donuts coffee, and, most especially, the time she spent with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Robert W. “Buzz” Anderson, and his wife, Lisa (Melanson) Anderson, of Lynn; a sister, Marlene Thompson, of Oregon, her brother and sister from the Rizzo family, Carl Rizzo, of Chelmsford, and Marguerite Rizzo, of Revere; two grandchildren, Lindsey Anderson Joseph, and Erica Anderson, both of Lynn and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Robert, Sabino Rizzo and Carolyn Thorne.

A Memorial Service was held in the Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, Lynn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. For guestbook,


Bronislawa ‘Blanche’ Kornotowski

Saugus resident

Bronislawa “Blanche” (Zialinski) Kornotowski of Saugus died at the Pilgrim Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center on April 28 after a long illness. She was 89 years old.

Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Florian and Anna (Dlemba) Zialinski and the wife of the late Edward F. Kornotowski. She was educated in Salem and lived in Saugus for most of her married life.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia A. and her husband, Thomas Lamy, of St. Augustine, Florida and Debra E. Durning of Saugus; four grandchildren, Nathaniel and Edward Lamy and Dylan and Aaron Durning. She also leaves her “Grand Dogs” Layla and Lilly.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Nadworny Funeral Home, Lynn. Burial was in Bourne National Cemetery.

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