Obituaries 04-08-2010

William Allen Sr., 77

Worked at Charlestown Navy Yard and GE

William D. Allen Sr. of Lynn died on July 30 at the VA Hospital in West Roxbury. He was 77 years old.

Born in Lynn, the son of the late Earl and Helen (Giglio) Allen and the husband of Charlotte J. (Rimnac), he was a graduate of Lynn Vocational High School and a US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He was employed at the Charlestown Naval Shipyard for 21 years and then in the Tool Crib Turbine Division of the General Electric Company. He was a long time member of the Polish Legion American Veterans, Post 56, IUE Local 201 and the National Rifle Association.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, William D. Jr. and his wife, Kathleen, of Lynn, Charles J. Allen of Gloucester and William and his wife, Kathleen, of Pittsfield, NH; two daughters, Sherry Ann and her husband, Russell Pacewicz, of Lynn and Holly Allen of Ipswich. He also leaves one step son, Peter Rimnac, and one step daughter, Florence Brunet, both of Lynn, 18 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was the brother of Earl and Ronald Allen, both of Lynn, and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services were held in the Nadworny Funeral Home, Lynn followed by cremation in the Harmony Grove Crematory, Salem. Burial will be in the Korean lot, Pine Grove Cemetery, at a later date.


Juanita Trombley

East Boston resident

Juanita M. (Capone) Trombley of East Boston died on July 31.

She was the loving mother of Denise Trombley and her companion, Frank DiLuigi, of East Boston and the late Jason Trombley; beloved life long partner of Edward Alves of East Boston; dear sister of the late Carol Capone; cherished grandmother of Alicia Antenucci, Zachary and Gianna Trombley, Amanda DiLuigi and Jason Trombley Jr. and is also survived by her adored nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home, (Orient Heights) East Boston. Mrs. Trombley was laid to rest with her son, Jason, in Woodlawn Cemetery. For more information or to send an online condolence, please visit:


Denise Kaminski

Of Lynn, formerly of the North End

Denise A. Kaminski of Lynn, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on July 26.

She was the beloved daughter of the late John and Antonette (Branca) Kaminski; dear sister of Carol Cataldo and her husband, Daniel, of Revere, formerly of the North End, and Joseph Imperato of Everett. She is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews.

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.


Ella Marlene ‘Mert’ Wesley

East Boston resident

Ella Marlene “Mert” (Ellis) Wesley of East Boston died on July 10.

She was the beloved mother of Teresa Wesley of Lynn, Michael Wesley of Reading, William Jeffrey Wesley of East Boston and Sonia Wesley of Salem; cherished grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of eight; dear sister of Ella Laverne Hayes of Connecticut, William Ellis of Georgia and the late Thelma “Tina” Di Cecca. She is also survived by loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by The Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston. For online condolences, please visit:

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