Obituaries 09-29-2016

Antonio Romero

Dedicated to providing a wonderful future for his family

Antonio Romero of Chelsea, formerly of San Miguel, El Salvador, passed away on September 22 after a courageous battle with ALS.

Antonio will be remembered as a very hard worker who worked at Sweetheart Papers in Chelsea, and CNC ITT Torques Systems Inc. He will always be remembered for dedicating his time to provide a wonderful future for his family

The devoted husband of Melva Romero, he was the beloved father of Doris Romero and Antonio Romero, Jr., all of Chelsea; loving son of Donatila Romero, brother of Alejandro Romero of Vancouver, Canada, Dora Alicia Romero de Sanchez of San Miguel, El Salvador, Oscar Romero of Chelsea, Saul Romero of San Salvador, Ever Romero and Jorge Romero, both of San Francisco Gotera, El Salvador and Jenny Romero of Richmond, Virginia. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at the Iglesia Methodista Nueva Vida Church in Chelsea followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. To send a message of condolence to Antonio’s family, please visit

Lena Holland

Her life was devoted to home and family

Lena M. (Golini) Holland of Revere passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, September 22 after only recently being diagnosed with a serious illness 10 days ago. She was being cared for at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers with her family at her bedside, releasing her into the arms of her beloved late husband, Gene, who passed six years to the day on September 22, 2010.   She was 87 years old.

Born in Everett, she grew up in Chelsea and attended local schools.  Lena resided for many years in the Orange Street and Heard Street neighborhood, before settling in Revere 45 years ago.  She was one of four children born to the late Antonio and Marion Golini.

To support her family as a young lady and housemother she worked outside of her home as an assembler at the American Optical Eyeglass Factory in Chelsea.  She worked throughout the 50’s, 60’s and into the 70’s until the factory closed down in Chelsea.

She married Eugene A. Holland in 1981 sharing nearly 30 years of marraige until the time of his passing six years ago.

Her life was spent devoted to family and home, her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren.  She enjoyed working on puzzles and for the last six years, she rarely missed a day stopping by her late husband’s grave on her way to visit her sister, together they would chat away at the local Dunkin’ Donuts.  She was able to remain independently in the home she so loved under the watchful eye of her guardian angel and neighbor, Rubin.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her brothers Richard Golini and her twin, Fred Golini.  She is survived by her beloved and devoted daughter, Elena M. Crowe and her husband, Brian of Peabody. She was the cherished grandmother of Michelle Marte, adored great-grandmother of Victoria Marte, both of Haverhill and dear sister of Nethia Cohen of Everett.  She is also survived by her dear friend and neighbor, Rubin Vargas of Revere.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the

Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea.  Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice/Care Dimensions 75 Sylvan St., Ste. B-102, Danvers MA 01923

Edward Louis Rosenzwaig

Of Chelsea

Edward Louis Rosenzwaig of Chelsea died on September 21.

He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Glassberg) Rosenzwaig; devoted father of Jay Rosenzwaig of Everett and the late Michelle Schreibman and her husband, Nathaniel Schreibman; loving son of the late Harry and Ida (Firbein) Rosenzwaig; dear brother of Bernard and Sandra Rosenzwaig; loving grandfather of Brian Mathew Schreibman and Helena Rochelle Schreibman.

Funeral arrangements were by the Torf Funeral Chapel, Chelsea. Interment was at Linas Hazedeck Cemetery, Everett. Memorial Observation was held immediately following the burial at Temple Emmanual. Donations may be made in Edwards’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 or to the American Heart Assocication 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Visit for guestbook.

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