Obituaries 03-19-2015

Ida Storniolo

Of Chelsea

Ida (DiMarzo) Storniolo of Chelsea died on March 11.

She was the beloved wife of the late Albert Storniolo; loving mother of Alida Pappas and her late husband, Andy of East Boston, Catherine O’Neill and her husband, Douglas Polito of Chelsea, and Deborah Bosco and her husband, John of Torrance, CA; cherished grandmother of Alberta, Bronson, Kelley, Angelo, Debbie and Jamie; great-grandmother of Daniel, David, Gabby, Marina, Natalya, Bronson, Brittni, Jayden, Cody, Emma, Jacob and Leiana; dear sister of Catherine Bardaro of Everett, Dorothy Montalto of Somerville, the late Anna Salsgiver and Nicholas DiMarzo and is also survived by loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Magrath Funeral Home, East Boston. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Matthew Michael Garvey

Retired Certified EMT; member of DAV and VFW Post 6712

Matthew Michael Garvey of Everett, formerly of Chelsea, crossed over peacefully on Friday, March 13 not long after celebrating his 85thbirthday. He was surrounded by his children and grandchildren, Matt was a light in their lives and his love, support, wisdom, and sense of humor will be missed every day.

He was raised in Chelsea and served in the US Army Infantry in the Korean war. After an honorable discharge, he met his wife, Doris and settled in Chelsea. Through the years, he worked as a truck driver and then became a certified EMT. He was a proud member of the DAV and VFW Post 6712.

His grandkids will remember how he listened to his Irish Music on Saturdays, teaching them the words to the songs. He showed his wit by composing funny limericks and he also enjoyed being with them as much as they enjoyed being with him. The little things he taught them were huge in their lives.

Matt was pre-deceased by his wife Doris (Halpin) Garvey. He was a devoted father to Marianne Garvey, Matthew M. “Chuck” Garvey, and Margo French and her partner, Tucker, all of Everett. He was the son of the late Robert J. and Elizabeth (Whalen) Garvey; brother of Patricia “Patsy” Upshaw of Salem and the late Robert Jr., Gerald and William Garvey and is also lovingly survived by three grandchildren, Jaclyn and Daniel Domenichello of Everett, Matthew French of Medford and by many nieces and nephews.

He and his family so appreciated Hallmark Health and Hospice and their wonderful nurses and PCAs who came to the home every day as well as the VA Medical Center’s staff, doctors, nurses and the Homebase Program that allowed Matt to stay at home during his illness.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at The Chapel at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm St., Everett on Friday, March 20 at 9:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment in the family lot is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250 or the American Lung Association at Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Carafa Family Funeral Home, Inc. in Chelsea.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at The Chapel at Woodlawn Cemetery 302 Elm St. Everett on Friday, March 20 at 9:30 A.M. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment in the family lot is private.


Theresa Walles

Lontime Revere school teacher

Theresa L. (Ioven) Walles of Wilmington, formerly of Revere, died on March 17 surrounded by her family after a long illness at Spaulding Rehab in Cambridge. She was 69 years old.

The daughter of the late Frank and Renalda (Federici) Ioven, she was the beloved wife of Thomas L.; devoted mother of Thomas G. and his fiancé, Whitney of Chelmsford, Rena Stroud and her husband, Michael of Wilmington; loving Nonna of Zachary and Joshua Stroud; dear sister of Anthony Ioven and his wife, Mary of Mashpee and is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and cherished friends.

Her Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere Friday, March 20 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass in St Anthony’s Church at 10 a.m. Relatives and Friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be today, Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St Framingham Ma 01701. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. For guestbook please visit

William Morgan Bagley, Jr.

Retired Winthrop and East Boston pharmacist and former Chief of Staff for Head of State Administration Mass. House of Representatives

William Morgan Bagley, Jr. or “Bill” as he was lovingly known, passed away suddenly and peacefully, surrounded by his family on March 13 in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was 71 years old.

He was born in Winthrop on January 8, 1944, grew up in East Boston and lived for nearly 20 years in London, Hong Kong and Dalian, China before recently settling in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Bill was a Registered Pharmacist, graduating from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy following graduation from Boston College High School. He practiced pharmacy in drug stores in East Boston and Winthrop from the 1960s through the 1980s. He was active in state-wide politics including election to the Massachusetts Democratic Election Committee in Ward One, East Boston and acted as campaign chairman of many successful election and re-election campaigns. After retiring from pharmacy, he accepted the position of Chief of Staff for the head of State Administration in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

After retirement, Billy joined his wife, Carol in London where she worked for Fidelity Investments. From that point forward they lived abroad, travelling extensively throughout Europe and Asia.

Always sartorial and congenial, Bill was legendary for his uncurbed enthusiasm, limitless generosity and good nature. He always had a smile and a good word for everyone. Bill’s passion for life was almost matched by his love of playing golf. But his greatest enjoyment was spending time with family and friends. Bill Bagley’s life inspired us all.

Bill was the son of the late Attorney William M. Bagley and the late Grace E. (Snow) Bagley of East Boston, He and his wife, Carol A. Vahey, originally from Chelsea, shared 43 years together. Bill is also survived by his sister Dorothy R. Goodwin and her husband, Robert H. of Melrose; his brothers: Robert H. Bagley of Winthrop, Frederick D. Bagley and his wife, Paula J. of Naples, FL, Thomas R. Bagley and his wife, Mary J. of Delray Beach, FL. and his sister, Patricia G. Granara and her husband, Richard A. of Melrose. Bill was uncle and granduncle to many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Celebration of Life Mass on Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere. Visiting Hours are respectfully omitted and interment is private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranches, Inc., P.O. Box 2000 Boys Ranch, FL 32064-9984. Arrangements are in the care of: The Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, of Revere. For more information, please visit

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