Obituaries 10-13-2011

Anthony DiPietro, Jr.

Of Wakefield, formerly of Chelsea

Anthony R. ‘Butchie’ DiPietro, Jr. of Wakefield, formerly of Chelsea, died on October 10. He was 68 years old.

Mr, DiPietro grew up in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School.

He was the beloved husband of 24 years of Barbara L. (Monk) DePietro; loving father of William and his wife, Joanne and grandson, Joshua, all of Shrewsbury; beloved son of the late Anthony R. and Rose (Forgione) DePietro; devoted brother of George DePietro of Chelsea, Elaine Verro and Rosemarie DePietro, both of Manchester, N.H., Wayne DePietro and his wife, Marian of Revere and the late Louis DePietro. He is also survived by his children; Debra Jackson, Bobby, Michael and Thomas DePietro and eight grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Friday at 10 a.m. in The Carr Funeral Home, 1159 Main St.. Wakefield/Melrose line. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours are today, Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in his name to The American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA. 01701 or The American Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St., Boston, MA. 02110. For obituary, directions and online condolences, please visit

Roland Jennex

Longshoreman and former Temple Emmanuel Maintenance Man

Roland V. Jennex, a longtime Chelsea resident, died October 7 at the Spaulding Hospital in Cambridge following a long illness. He was 84 years old.

Born in Charlestown, he was the son of the late Gerald E. and Leta (Paul) Jennex. He was raised in Chelsea and attended local schools. A longtime Chelsea resident, he had been residing in Malden for the past 11 years. He worked for many years as a Longshoreman on the Boston waterfront where he was known to his fellow longshoremen as “Perry.” He also worked for 15 years as the maintenance man at Temple Emmanuel in Chelsea.

He enjoyed baseball and was a Chelsea Little League Coach in the early 1950s. He was also a member of the ILA Local 805, Chelsea 5-2 Club, former member of the Revere Moose Lodge 1272 and the International Longshoreman’s Association, Local 805. He enjoyed Beano and frequent trips to Suffolk Downs and Wonderland.

He was the beloved husband of 58 years to Mary C. (Remy) Jennex of Malden; devoted father of Donald Jennex of Malden, Roland Jennex and his wife, Terri of West Yarmouth; dear brother of the late Donald Perez, Sylvia Bard and Jean Struckel; cherished grandfather of Stephanie and David Miville of Gilford, NH and Joseph V. Jennex of Florida and adored great grandfather of Sabrina Miville, Kalynda Miville and David Miville III.

His Funeral will begin from the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea, today, Thursday, October 13 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols St., Chelsea at 10:30 a.m. Services will conclude with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1 Broomfield Street, Boston, MA 02108. For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home.

Edith Alpert

Chelsea resident

Edith Alpert of Chelsea, formerly of Swampscott and Winthrop, died October 5.

She was the beloved wife of the late Abraham Alpert; devoted mother of Ronna Greif of Salem and mother-in-law of the late Harvey Greif; loving sister of Charles Gilman of Lynn and the late Arthur Gilman; cherished grandmother of Richard and Katherine Greif of Wakefield and great-grandmother of Noah and Luke Greif.

Graveside services were held at the Ahavas Achim Anshai Sfard Cemetery, Lynn. Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be donated to the Alzheimers Foundation, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangements were by the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, Salem.

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