Of Revere, formerly of Winthrop and East Boston
Lillian (Bomarsi) Darcy of Revere, formerly of Winthrop and East Boston, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 24.
A past member of the East Boston Sempre Avanti Lodge Sons of Italy and the Winthrop Emblem Club, she was the beloved wife of the late Frederick T Darcy Sr., the devoted mother of Linda Nikonchuk and her husband, Stephen of Marblehead, Frederick Jr. and his companion, Beatrice Liberman and children Michael, Jessica and Jamie, all of Revere; dear sister of Rita Panetta and her husband, Ralph of Winthrop, Edward Bomarsi and his wife, Regina Nalen of Revere and the late Mary Loraine DePierro, Leonora Eramo and Josephine Viola and the adored grandmother of Erik Nikonchuk. She is also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Lillian’s life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga St., (Orient Heights) East Boston on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday morning at 8:30 before leaving in procession to St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop Street, Winthrop for a Funeral Mass in celebration of Lillian’s life at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with Lillian being laid to rest with her beloved husband in Winthrop Cemetery (Cross Street Section.)
For more information, please go to www.ruggieromh.com
Of North Carolina, formerly of Chelsea
Toby Adams of Jacksonville, NC, formerly of Chelsea, passed away peacefully on October 18 after a long battle with heart disease. He was 40 years old.
Toby was a loving partner and was very devoted to his family. He will always be remembered for his quick wit and lively conversations. He was truly one of a kind and will be greatly missed by all he knew.
Toby was the son of the late MaryAnn (Cronin) Shaer and the late Russell Adams. He is survived by his older brother, Russell Adams, younger brother, Erik Adams, sister in law, Michelle Adams, nieces, Kameron and Haley Adams, nephew, Logan Adams and his loving fiance, Heather Ludington and her daughter, Tessah O’Neill. Toby is also survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
A celebration of Toby’s life will be held at the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Saturday, October 29 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 5:15 p.m.
Carpenter who enjoyed singing, playing the guitar and spending time with his family
Raymond A. Flores of Chelsea passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness on Tuesday morning, October 18 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 47 years old.
Born in Manila, Philippines, the son of Victor and Juliana (Agustin) Flores, Ray came to the United States when he was just a teenager. His family moved to Virginia for a short time before settling in Chelsea where he has been a resident ever since. Ray was a carpenter by trade and was currently working at Fabrizio Wood Products in Everett. He enjoyed spending time with his family, singing and playing the guitar. Ray will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
The beloved father of Deanna Flores and Ryan Flores, both of Chelsea, he was the dear brother of Lorraine Barr and Angeline Tummino, both of Chelsea, Jennifer Flores of Virginia and Adam Flores of Chelsea; cherished grandson of Adelaide Flores; admired uncle of Jade and Jacob Tummino, Malaya and Izzy Barr, Christian Cupp, Carter Davis and Josiah Flores. He is also lovingly survived by two grandchildren, Madelyn and Charlotte Langlois and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements were by the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea.
Shopkeeper at Gallo’s Market in Prattville
Lawrence L. Gallo of Chelsea passed away on October 21.
He worked as a shopkeeper at Gallo’s Market, a family establishment in Prattville Chelsea, with his aunt, Elizabeth and father, Leo.
He was the beloved husband of Elaine (Mascis) Gallo, father of Domenic (Jason) Mascis and his wife, Lori of Revere; brother of Barbara Gallo Heffron and her husband, Paul of Peabody and the son of Leo and Concetta (Frati) Gallo.
Burial will be private.