Ronald J. Freni,

Feb 21, 2018 by

Loved his large and loving family Published in the February 21, 2018 edition READING — Ronald J. “Ronnie” Freni, of Reading, formerly of Malden, passed away on February 14, 2018. Ronnie was the son of Emma (Barile) and the late Joseph Freni. He was the brother of Maria Eaton of New Hampshire; Joseph of Norton; Michael of Malden; Robert of Malden; John of Malden; Chris of Wakefield; David of Everett; Ricky of Revere; Nina of Malden; Nick of Lynnfield; Anthony of Saugus, Mario of New Hampshire; Eddie of Malden; Marc of Everett; Michelle Marrangoni of Reading; Craig of New Hampshire; and Stephanie of Revere. He is also survived by 35 nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., Everett, was on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Ronnie’s Funeral Mass...

read more

Vincenzo Pintone, 35

Feb 21, 2018 by

Loved his family and beautiful cars Published in the February 21, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — On Tuesday, Feb. 13 2018, Vincenzo “Vinny” Pintone, 35, of Lynnfield, left us to be in the arms of our Lord. Vinny was born on March 16, 1982 in Malden, to Rita Santoro-DiStefano and Franco Pintone. He was the beloved brother to Salvatore “Sal” Pintone, Gabriella (Gabby) Izzo and Alexa DiStefano. He was the stepson of Anna Pintone and Nico DiStefano. He was the doting grandson of Agostina Santoro and Adelina Pintone. Vinny was predeceased by his grandfathers Vincenzo Santoro and Salvatore Pintone. Vinny is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins, two nephews and numerous friends. Vinny loved with his whole heart. He was the type of person who enjoyed giving and helping anyone he could. He...

read more

Kevin Hanson, 55

Feb 14, 2018 by

Avid fantasy baseball player Published in the February 14, 2018 edition CHELMSFORD — Kevin Hanson, 55, of Chelmsford, formerly of Wakefield, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 at Lowell General Hospital. Born in Melrose on November 3, 1962, he was the son of Barbara (Haladay) Hanson of Whitefield, New Hampshire and Ronald W. Hanson of Jefferson, New Hampshire Kevin was a graduate of Pingree School, Class of 1981 and went on to attend the University of Lowell. He had been a longtime bartender and DJ. He was an avid fantasy baseball player and was an overall Boston sports fan. In addition to his parents, Kevin is survived by his beloved daughter, Nicole Hanson and her fiancé Will Douglass of Rehoboth; his brother, Scott W. Hanson and his wife Kathy of Lynnfield; his longtime companion, Linda...

read more

Maureen Donovan, 93

Feb 14, 2018 by

Active in environmental and civic concerns Published in the February 14, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Maureen Hildegarde (Murphy) Donovan, 93, of Lynnfield and Gloucester, passed away on February 10, 2018. She was born April 13, 1924, in Taunton. She was a graduate of Framingham State College, with a bachelor of science in Nutrition; honored with the Alumni Achievement Award in 1995 at her 50th reunion. She was a former member of the Ladies Committee of Peabody Essex Museum; American Field Service in Lynnfield; The Wingaersheek Yacht Club of Gloucester (hosting the Chowder Day for over 25 years); Lynnfield Historical Society; Friends of Harvard Celtic Studies (honored with her husband as Celtic Couple of the Year in 2003); and St. Maria Goretti Church...

read more

Antonetta Salamone

Feb 14, 2018 by

Published in the February 14, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Antonetta Salamone, of Wakefield, formerly of Revere, passed away on February 8, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles Salamone. She was the devoted mother of Paul Salamone and spouse Paul Cover of Texas; Lucia Salamone of Florida; Angelo Salamone of Lynnfield; and Joseph Salamone of Revere. She was the dear sister of Domenico Tummino of Italy; Gino Tummino of Germany; Joseph Tummino of Revere and Florida; and the late Charles Tummino. She was the cherished grandmother of seven and adoring great-grandmother of five. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A visitation was held at the Paul Buonfiglio and Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere, on Sunday, Feb. 11. Her funeral was held on Monday, with the...

read more

Armand A. Gonzales, 92

Feb 7, 2018 by

Korean War veteran and avid golfer Published in the February 7, 2018 edition MELROSE — Armand A. Gonzales, 92, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Saturday, February 3, 2018 while wintering in Ft. Myers, Florida. Armand had just returned back to his condo from practicing his golf game and was sitting comfortably watching the Golf Channel when he was called home by our Lord. Armand’s zest for life was an inspiration to others. Armand was born in Malden on October 15, 1925 to the late Oreste and Teresa (Marucci) Gonzales. He was raised in Malden and graduated from Malden Catholic High School in 1943. He served his country with pride in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Armand worked many years as an Installation Contractor for United States Window Corp. He was the beloved...

read more