Obituaries 08-30-2011

Augustine Pelosi

Former Revere resident

Augustine R. Pelosi, born in Revere, and a resident of Reading and Fitchburg, died on August 25 after a long illness. He was 80 years old.

He leaves his wife Margaret, his son, Robert Pelosi and husband James Follett, and his chosen family, William Conley, all of Wilmington, Vermont. He is also survived by his sister, Theresa LaPorte of Lynn, sister-in-law, Dorothy Pelosi of Revere, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are by the Badger Funeral Home, Groton. Visiting hours will be from 11 a.m. at Saint Mary’s-in-the-Mountains, Wednesday, Aug. 31 followed by services at noon. Memorial contributions may be sent to Saint Mary’s in the Mountains Church (Wilmington) or HCRS Tournament for Autism (1 Hospital Court, Suite 410, Bellows Falls, VT, 15101).

Kenneth Ferullo

State Corrections Officer

 Kenneth A. Ferullo, a Massachusetts Department of Corrections Officer, died on August 24 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a tragic accident. He was 49 years old.

Born in Malden, he was the beloved son of Carl and Carol (Morgan) Ferulllo, He grew up in Everett, graduated from Everett High School and enlisted in the US Navy, served during Peacetime and was honorably discharged.  A corrections officer with the Mass. D.O.C. for the past 18 years, he was stationed at Boston Early Release for the last four years.  He was a member in good standing with the M.C.O.F.U. and was also a member of Mount Carmel Lodge AF & AM in Lynn.

He was the beloved husband of Mary A. (Capone) Ferullo and devoted father of Anthony, Kenny and Angelina Ferullo, all at home in Everett; loving son of Carl Ferullo of Saugus and Carol (Morgan) Ferullo of Everett; cherished son-in-law of Anthony and Margaret Capone of Everett; dear brother of Cindy Tuton and Tracey Boyd, both of Everett and adored uncle of many nieces, nephews and two great-nieces. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters with the Mass. D.O.C.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church today, Tuesday followed by burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to the care and direction of Frank A. Welsh & Sons Chelsea. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit;

Albert Della Croce

Of Lynn, formerly of Revere 

Albert A. Della Croce of Lynn, formerly of Revere, died on August 23.

A member of St. Anthony’s Holy Name Society, he was the beloved husband of Joan (Hill) Della Croce; devoted father of Brian and his wife, Bethanie; brother of Charles Della Croce; cherished grandfather of Sydnie and Laila and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. V

Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons –Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book please visit

Roy Marsters

Of New Jersey, formerly of Lynn

 Roy J. Marsters of Toms River, NJ, formerly of Lynn, died August 22 in a local nursing home following a long illness.

Born in Lynn, the son of the late Morris and Elizabeth (Banks) Marsters, he was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Northeastern University, Temple University and Boston State University. He has lived in New Jersey for many years.

Prior to his retirement, he worked and traveled the world as an Industrial Hygienist for the Federal Government and had also worked with the New Hampshire Civil Defense in the 1980s. He enjoyed watching baseball and football games and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

He leaves his son, Roy Marsters and his wife, Laura of Lynn; his grandchildren: Roy Marsters, Jr., Ian Marsters and Caleb Marsters. He was also the brother of the late Mary Marsters.

Funeral arrangements were by the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn. Burial was at Saint Joseph’s Cemetery. For online memorial and guestbook, please visit

Mary Ignatowicz

Retired GE Secretary

Mary (Daniels) Ignatowicz died at a local nursing home after a long illness on August 22. She was 91 years old.

Born in Lynn, the daughter of the late Karol and Aniela (Janik) Daniels and the wife of the late Victor Ignatowicz, she was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1938 and was employed as a secretary for the General Electric Co. for 40 years. She formerly lived in Wakefield for 40 years where, until her health failed, she was an active member of the Wakefield Council on Aging. She was also a member of the Polish Legion American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 56, St. Michael’s Retirees, Quarter Century Club and a retired member of the I.U.E. Local 201.

She leaves one nephew, Melbourne MacPherson of Lynn, six nieces, Marilyn Dubiel of Salem, Loretta Stewart of Ft. Myers Beach, Florida, Dorothy Dezuf, Pt. Charlette, Florida, Dorothy Mezakowski of Lynn, Gail Bernard, Salem, NH and Danna Lane, Union Kentucky; several grand and great grand nieces and nephews and her lifelong friend, Helen Paszkowsi. She also leaves her faithful dog, Albert Einstein. She was the sister of the late Michael, Barney and Henry Daniels, Nellie Chapman, Anna MacPherson and Dorothy Mezakowski and aunt of the late John Mezakowski, Melvin Daniels, Carol Pratt, Arlene Capen and Jean Daniels.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral services in the Nadworny Funeral Home, 798 Western Avenue, Lynn at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Visiting hours will be today, Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Those who wish may make donations to All Care Hospice, 16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901 or the charity of your choice.

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