Obituaries 02-06-2014

Rudolph DiPasquale

Mass. Turnpike Authority Retiree,

Member of Beachmont VFW

Rudolph J. DiPasquale, a lifelong resident of Beachmont, died on February 4 at the New England Baptist Hospital. He was 86 years old.

A US Army veteran of World War II and a Corporal in the 43rd Airborne, Mr. DiPasquale retired in 1992 from the Mass Turnpike Authority. He was a member of the Beachmont VFW.

The son of the late Dominic and Angelina (Gudice), he was the beloved husband of 39 years of Audrey (Perry); dear brother of Adam DiPasquale (Ret RPD) and his companion, Elizabeth Roy of Revere and the late Arthur, Angelo and Orlando DiPasquale. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere on Saturday, February 8 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. To sign the guestbook, please visit

Arthur Benton

Retired Painter, Golf Enthusiast and American Legion Member

Arthur C. Benton, a lifelong Chelsea resident, passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on February 2. He was 87 years old.

Born in Chelsea, the son of the late Arthur C. and Mary “Vina” (Gallant) Benton, he attended Chelsea schools and later enlisted in the US Army. He was honorably discharged in 1946.

Arthur worked for many years as a painter. He enjoyed playing golf in his spare time and was a member of the American Legion. He will be remembered as a kind man who befriended all who he met.

He was the dear brother of Helen Barnes and her husband, Neil of Chelsea and the late James, Robert and John Benton and Jean Allen Gillis; devoted brother in law of Elaine, Elder and the late Kathleen Benton and is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be held from the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Friday, February 7 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Michael the Archangel Chapel, 91 Crest Ave, Chelsea at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the Welsh Funeral Home today, Thursday, from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or by visiting For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit

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