Obituaries 10-11-2018

Faublas Etienne

Chef in USA and former Judge in Haiti

Faublas Etienne passed away at his Revere home on Saturday morning, Oct. 6 surrounded by his loving family.  He was 86 years old.

Born in Saint-Michel-de-l’ Attalaye Gonaives, Haiti, the beloved son of the late Gabelius Etienne and Elvira Pierre, Faublas was a former judge in Haiti but when he came to the United States he made his living as a chef.  He worked as a chef in New York for several years before moving to Massachusetts.  Faublas dedicated 28 years of service as a chef at the Sheraton Newton Hotel, retiring in 2013.

A Revere resident for the last 16 years, Faublas was a member of the Haitian Missionary Church in Somerville.  As a member of the men’s group, he participated in many church activities over the years.  He will be greatly missed by his large family and friends in the community.

The beloved husband of Marie J. (Norvil) Etienne, he was the devoted father of Virginie Etienne Bois, Fournel Etienne, Faubert Etienne, Yola Etienne, Jeff Etienne, Kennel Etienne, Kenny Etienne, Mirlande Cenat and the late Josette Etienne and Wesner Etienne, dear brother of Yolande Etienne of Florida and Marie Ange Etienne of Port au Prince, Haiti.  Faublas is also lovingly survived by 27 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Faublas’ visiting hours at the Haitian Missionary Church of Somerville, 100 Temple St., Somerville on Friday, Oct. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m.  His funeral will be from the above named Church on Saturday at 10 a.m.  An hour of visitation will be held prior to the service, from 9 to 10 a.m. Interment will conclude the service at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.  Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Carafa Family Funeral Home in Chelsea.

Susan Jean Pizzano

March 28, 1953 – September 24, 2018

Susan Jean (Perry)_Pizzano of East Boston passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 24. She was 65 years old.

The wife of 39 years to Henry Pizzano III of East Boston and formerly of Chelsea. Susan was born in Lynn and grew up in Saugus. She was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1971. Susan worked in all aspects of the department store industry. Later in life, she was a school bus driver as well as a taxi driver and dispatcher with No. Shore Taxi Co. She retired in 2000. She was an animal lover at heart.

Susan was the daughter of the late Paul L. and Inez (Puffer) Perry and sister of the late Christine Collins. She is survived by her husband, Henry; sister, Barbara Maw of Nashua, NH, brothers, Paul Perry of Loudon, NH and Robert Perry of Pennsylvia and her brother in law, Cliff Collins of Hinesburg, Vt. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews as well as her beloved cat Lucy “Lulu.” Funeral services were private with arrangements by Anthony Memorial-Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea.
Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970

 

Kathy Ann Dwyer

Of Chelsea

Kathy Ann Dwyer 68 of Chelsea passed away peacefully at the Everett Nursing Rehab and Nursing Center in Everett on September 27, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her parents, David L. Dwyer and Hazel G. Dwyer, and a brother David L. Dwyer, Jr.  She is survived by 7 brothers and sisters:  William and J. Barry, both of Chelsea, Robert of Pennysylvania, Richard of Boston, a sister Linda of Georgetown, Ma., a twin brother Michael of Penna., and her sister Jacqueline of Saugus, Ma. as well as many nieces and nephews.

Kathy worked for many years as a bookkeeper and for awhile owned and operated her own dance studio in Chelsea.  As a  lifelong resident of Chelsea, Kathy had many dear friends and acquaintances.  She had a very endearing personality and a big heart.  To know her was to love her.  She will be sadly missed.

In addition to the wonderful care that Kathy received at the Everett Nursing Facility for the past several years, she was also given tremendous love and affection from the Compassionate Care Hospice in her time of need.  The family is forever indebted to both outstanding agencies.  Through the benevolence of the Casper Funeral Home of Boston, arrangements were made.  Burial services will be private.

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