Retired Realtor and artist
Thomas A. Marchione of Chelsea died on November 23. He was 93 years old.
Born in Brighton, he was the son of the late Louis and Amelia (Costanza) Marchione. He was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School, Class of 1936.
During Mr. Marchione’s life time, he had several careers. At one time he was employed as a realtor and an apartment manager. He was also an accomplished artist having several of his osteo art sculptures featured in local banks and the Winthrop Art Gallery.
He was the husband of Cheri (Phillippi) Marchione; father of Michelle Marchione of Lynn, Theresa McKenna of Lynnfield, Thomasina Marchione of East Boston, Anne Marie Tobin of Saugus and the late Grace Donati of Pennsylvania and is also survived by eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.
A Memorial Gathering will be held today, Tuesday, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Goodrich Funeral Home, 128 Washington St, Lynn.
Active member of the Immaculata Guild
Antoinette M. “Ann” (Ferrara) Januario, formerly of Revere, died peacefully in Lynn on November 24. She was 91 years old.
A dedicated housewife and mother, she was past president of the Immaculata Guild (1973) and a former member of the Guildette Bowling League for over 40 years. She was a devotee of the Immaculate Conception Community Family and was a past honorary godmother (sponsor) for three classes of Confirmation children. Her love of life and her sense of humor won her many lasting friends. Her home became a “home away from home” for all who knew her.
She was the wife of the late Arthur R. Januario; devoted mother of Rita F. Calnan and her husband, Richard, of Rockport, Rosemary Lane and her husband, Gerald K., of Canton, Arthur R. Januario, Jr. and his wife, Donna, of Billerica, and John B. Januario and his wife, Diane, of Lynn; cherished grandmother of Matthew, Lisa, Michael, Jennifer, Patrick and his wife, Nicole, Shannon, Artie, Alicia and Kelly. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandson John Michael, and many nieces and nephews. She was the dear sister of the late Josephine Scanzillo, Concordia “Connie” Vernacchio, Regina “Jean” Feola, and Reverend Bede Ferrara, OFM; daughter of the late Enrico and Rosa (Colangelo) Ferrara.
Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral from the Vertucchio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Rt. 107), Revere, today, Tuesday, November 30 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, (corner of Beach Street and Winthrop Avenue,) Revere at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Seacoast Nursing & Rehab Center, 292 Washington St., Gloucester, MA 01930, Attn. Patients Activities Fund.
Member of several clubs and organizations
Arthur V. Webber of Everett, formerly of Revere, died on November 24.
A US Air Force veteran, he was a member of Teamster’s Local 25, Boy Scouts of America, Danvers Fish and Game Club and The Knights of Columbus.
He was the beloved husband of Carol J (Goullaud); devoted father of Anne M Ciavola of Everett, Edward J and his wife, Lisa, of Litchfield NH and Robert C and his wife, Alison, of Quincy; dear brother of Ralph of Middleborough, Melvin of Florida, Rosemary Callahan of Rowley, Gloria Rains of Maine, Charlotte Weber of Lynn and the late Richard and Frank. He is also survived by 10 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Memorial donations may be made to NSMC Development Office, 81 Highland Ave c/o Ed Ground, Salem, MA 01970.
Worked at Sensitech
Francisco E. Porter of Lynn died November 22 at the Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, NY after suffering an asthma attack. He was 30 years old.
He was the husband of Adriana (Santiago) Porter, to whom he had been married for 12 years. Born in the Dominican Republic, he was the son of Sonia Delone of Brooklyn, NY and of the late Miller Porter. He came to Lynn at age 16 and graduated from Lynn English High School, Class of 1998. For almost 11 years he worked at Sensitech in Beverly. He was a communicant of St. Pius V Church, Lynn and enjoyed fishing.
In addition to his wife and mother, he leaves a daughter Millery Porter of Lynn, a brother Miller Porter, of Miami, FL, three sisters, Melanie Porter of the Dominican Republic, Marylenny Mejia of Brooklyn, NY and Luz Cristina Mejia of Peabody. He is also survived by his grandmother, Amantina Diaz, of the Dominican Republic and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn. Burial was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn.