Obituaries 05-16-2013

Claude Joseph Troville, Sr.

Chef and Baker, Once Owned “Dad’s Bakery” on Central Avenue in Chelsea

Claude Joseph Troville, Sr. passed away at the Chelsea Soldiers Home on May 3 after a long illness.  He was 84 years old.

Born in South Hero, Vermont, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Lura (Blow) Trouville.  He grew up and received his early education in Burlington, VT, enlisted in the US Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict.  He was honorably discharged at the rank of Staff Sgt. and returned to Vermont.

He lived in several New England states and settled in Chelsea. He was a professional baker and trained chef and worked for several years at Anthony’s Pier 4 in Boston.  For a short time he established and operated “Dads Bakery on Central Ave. in Chelsea.  He also worked as a chef and baker on several gulf oil rigs in Louisiana. He returned to Chelsea 27 years ago and continued working for the Avon Bakery before retiring.  He enjoyed time spent golfing with his sons and grandsons.  He was a resident at the Chelsea Soldiers Home for the last three years.

He was the devoted father of C. Joseph Troville. Jr. and his wife. Lorraine of Maine, Patrick H. Troville and his wife, Karen of Chelsea, Kathy Pezzuto and her husband, Robert of Gill, Raymond Troville and his wife, Janet of Halifax, Thomas Troville and his wife, Jean of Everett and was predeceased by his brothers; Thomas and Howard Troville and a grandson.  He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

Funeral Services were conducted at the Welsh Funeral Home on May 7 with the Rev. David Apointe of the First Baptist Church in Chelsea officiating. For guest book or to send cards of sympathy, please visit

William ‘Fred’ Kelloway

Worked at Boston Fish Pier, Member of Galilean Lodge A.F. & A.M.

William “Fred” Kelloway of Revere passed away May 12 at the Light House Nursing Care in Revere.  He was 94 years old.

Born in Newfoundland, the son of the late Moses and Mary S. (Butt) Kelloway, he moved to the United States in his mid-20’s and settled in Revere shortly after his arrival. William worked at the Boston Fish Pier in conjunction with the New England Fishing Industry, dedicating 47 years of service before retiring.  He was a member of the Galilean Lodge A.F. & A.M.

The husband of the late Doris E. (Noel), he was the beloved father of Frederick A. Kelloway and his wife, Polly of Marblehead and David G. Kelloway and his wife, Terese of Billerica; brother of the late Esther “Mae” Shute, Ethel Kelloway, Harold, Gill, and George Kelloway and is also lovingly survived by five grandchildren: Paul Kelloway of Wakefield, Kristan Kelloway-Olson and her husband, Kyle of Wakefield, Katherine Kelloway and Paige Kelloway, both of Marblehead and Emma Brennan of Billerica. He also leaves one great grandson, Cameron Olson.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at the Old North Church Congregational, 35 Washington St., Marblehead on Saturday, June 1 at 11 a.m.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited.  Interment at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett was held privately for the immediate family.  In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements were by William R. Carafa & Son Funeral Home, Chelsea.

Catherine Lubanski

Worked for Orion Research and as Chelsea School Bus Monitor

Catherine E. (Hamilton) Lubanski of Chelsea died at home on May 3.  She was 65 years old.

Born, raised and a life-long resident of Chelsea, she spent her early years as a homemaker, followed by a 20 year career as a buyer with Orion Research, and most recently as a Chelsea school bus monitor for Malden Transportation.

She was the daughter of Margaret “Peggy” (Higgins) Delloiacono of Chelsea and John Hamilton of Revere and is survived by her children, Denise and Mark Fairbank of Concord, NH, Christine and Scott Clarke of Watertown, and John and Jamie Lubanski of Malden; her grandchildren: Trevor, Emily, Jacob, Timothy, Samantha and Rachel; her brother Robert Hamilton of Chelsea and her sister Donna McManus of Lynn. She was pre-deceased by her brother Henry Hamilton of Chelsea. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends.

A graveside memorial service will be held on Friday, May 24 at 11:30 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm Street, Everett, MA.  In lieu of flowers, please serve or make a donation to the charity of your choice.

Jessie Letizia

Retired Bookkeeper, Woman With Many Interests

Jessie S. (Soroka) Letizia passed away at Life Care of Stoneham on May 4. She was 87 years old.

Born and raised in Chelsea, the beloved daughter of the late Stanley and Salomea (Bobrycka) Soroka, she attended St. Stanislaus Parochial School and graduated from Chelsea High School.

She married and shortly thereafter her Chelsea home was among those taken for the Mystic Bridge.  Together with her husband the couple relocated to Malden 65 years ago.  She raised her family there while working as a bookkeeper with Periodic Publishing, the Chelsea County/Atlantic Savings Bank, Metropolitan Credit Union and retired from the Mass Electric Credit Union.

As a young lady, she belonged to the St Stanislaus CYO and later was with the Get Together Club.  She was an award winning bowler and Tuesday nights, after bowling, she would treat her family to Katz Bagels.  She was passionate about playing cards and bingo, enjoyed attending dances and socializing at the PAV in Chelsea and other organizations as well as following the Red Sox and TV golf matches.

She was the beloved wife of the late Frank A. “Dego” Letizia; devoted mother of Christine Tepper and her husband, Howard of Vermont, Joanne Gover and her husband, Robert of Newbury, Frank A. Letizia, Jr. of Peabody and his former wife, Michelle, Suzanne Letizia-Eddy of Weymouth and her former husband, Scott; dear sister of Sally Sherzi of Chelsea, the late LucilleTowski, Anthony Soroka, Sophie Znarowski, Olga Bazylewicz and Leokadia Soroka; cherished grandmother of Ryan Dannell, Rochelle Peterson, Melissa Gover, Amanda Eddy, Tyler Eddy, Elise Letizia and Frank Letizia.  She is also survived by four great grandchildren.

Her Funeral Mass was well attended and  was celebrated by the Rev. Andrew T. Grelak at St. Stanislaus Church.  She was laid to rest with her late husband at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Rev. Grelak also presided at the committal service.   Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Stanislaus Church.  For guest book or to send sympathy cards, please visit

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