Obituaries 03-10-2010

Flora Teele

North End resident

Flora (Leo) Teele of the North End of Boston died on March 8.

She was 101 years old.

Born in 1909 to Raffaele and Clementina Leo, she was the last surviving sibling. She was the cherished mother of Ralph Teele and his wife, Sheila, of Cottonwood, AZ and Bruce Teele and his wife, Marjorie, of Chelsea; beloved wife of the late Harold Teele of Cambridge; devoted sister of the late Maria Leo, Angelina Gannon, Gaetano, James “Skipper”, Dominic, Emery, Clara Aloise, Ellen DiNunzio, David, Robert “Bobby”, Anna Sergi, and John. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Mann & Rodgers Funeral Home, Jamaica Plain.


Gary Bubluski

Lynn resident

Gary P. Bubluski of Lynn died on March 2.

Born in Brighton and a resident of Lynn for the last 16 years, he passed away early Tuesday morning at the Charitas St. Elizabeths Medical Center at the age of 65.

During his working years, he was employed by Boston College in their maintenance department and later worked for the MBTA as a rail operator on the Green Line, retiring after 11 years of service.

He was the beloved companion of Doreen Bokarvich of Lynn and former husband of Maureen (Venezia) Bubluski of Chelsea; devoted father of Lori Iraola and her husband, Angel, and Sean Bubluski, all of Chelsea; loving brother of Carol Ronkin of Peabody and Janet Bulwer of Revere and cherished grandfather of Alijah, Anthony and Angelesa.

At his request, funeral services were private. To send a message of condolence to his family, please visit


Oscar Vega Sr.

Chelsea resident

Oscar Vega Sr. died on March 1 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. He was 44 years old.

Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he resided in Chelsea for most of his life. Until his illness made him unable to work, he worked for over 10 years at Mattarazzo Bros. on Beecham Street, maintenance at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, as an installer for Warner Cable and as a self employed carpenter.

He was the husband of Wanda M. Rivera; devoted son of Arcadia Vega and the late Julio Vega; beloved father of Hector Rodriguez of New York, Jesus Rodriguez, David Rodriguez, Jazlyn Rodriguez, Jacklyn Vega-Delmonaco, Oscar Vega, Jr., Anna C. Vega, Anthony Vega, Abraham Vega, Margarita Vega, Amanda Vega and Joshua Vega, all of Boston; loving brother of Nilda Vega, Teresa Vega, Felix Vega, Maria Luisa Vega and Maribel Vega, all of Chelsea, and the late Jose A. Vega; cherished grandfather of Josiah, Nathan, Gabriel, Christopher and Jaylyn Tejeda and Julius, Jacob, Desiree and Giovany Rodriguez.

Funeral arrangements were by the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send a message of condolence to his family, please visit


William Goldman

Of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea

William Goldman, originally from Chelsea, late of Saugus, formerly of Revere and W. Palm Beach, Florida died on March 5.

The beloved husband for 68 years of the late Frances (Segal), he was the devoted father of Michael and his wife, Eleanor Goldman, Bonita Cohen and her husband, Robert Kolker, and the late Don; loving brother of Ada Bornstein and five deceased siblings; cherished grandfather of five and great-grandfather of six.

Funeral arrangements were by the Stanetsky Memorial Chapel. Burial was at Sharon Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy may be donated to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701.

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