Retired office and billing administrator, devoted to home and family
Patricia “Patty” (Frongillo) Medrano, 75, passed away on Tuesday, October 20 at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital from sudden complications of her ongoing illnesses.
Born and raised in Everett, she was a beloved daughter of the late Andrew J. and Lena (Ciulla) Frongillo. She attended school in Everett and graduated from Everett High School in1963. She married Thomas Medrano in 1964 and raised two daughters.
Living in Everett, she later moved to Chelsea and remained here for most of her life. She lived in Revere for the past 10 years. She also worked for many years outside of her home as an office administrator for United Health Insurance and as a billing administrator for Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. She retired in 2007.
In her lifetime, Patti remained devoted to home and family, sharing a daily cup of coffee with her daughter, shopping and socializing with friends and watching her favorite TV soap, “General Hospital.”
In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by a daughter Andrea Anzalone in 2012 and a sister, Linda Lavino in 2019. She was the beloved wife of 56 years to Thomas J. Medrano, Jr., devoted mother of Laureen Corbelle and her husband, Ralph of Revere and the late Andrea Anzalone; cherished grandmother of Michael McCarthy, Thomas Anzalone, Nicholas Anzalone, Courtney Corbelle and Ralph Corbelle; adored great-grandmother of Joseph Michael, Thomas, Julianna, Dominick, Nathan, Briena and Alexandria and dear sister of Joseph A. Frongillo of Chelsea and Jacqueline Levine of New Hampshire. She is also survived by her extended family members and friends.
Funeral services were private. Arrangements were given to the care and direction of the Welsh Funeral Home,
Chelsea. We continue to encourage family and friends who wish, to offer condolences at this time by means of the online guest book or to send a personalized sympathy card visit: www.WelshFH.com.
Devoted to home and family
Margarita Sola-Palacios, 53, passed away on Friday, October 23 at the Massachusetts General Hospital after a short illness.
Born and raised in Chalatenango, El Salvador, she was a beloved daughter of the late Fabio Sola and Mamerta Palacios. She came to the United States and settled in Dorchester before moving to East Boston where she has been residing for several years.
Devoted to home and family she was the loving mother of Carlos Salinas, Guadalupe Salinas, Hector Salinas, Guillermo Salinas and Tatiana Solam all of Everett and the dear sister of Ignacio Sola of Chelsea.
All services and burial for Margarita will take place in her home town in Nueva Concepcion, Chalatenango, ES.Arrangements were given to the care and direction of the Welsh Funeral Home, Chelsea. We continue to encourage family and friends who wish, to offer condolences at this time by means of the online guest book or to send a personalized sympathy card visit: www.WelshFH.com
A los 53 años de edad, Margarita falleció en el Hospital General de Massachusetts después de una corta enfermedad. Nació y se crio en Chalatenango, El Salvador. Era una amada hija de los fallecidos Fabio Sola y Mamerta Palacios. Llegó a los Estados Unidos y se estableció en Dorchester antes de mudarse al este de Boston, donde ha estado residiendo durante varios años. Dedicada a su hogar y familia, fue la madre amorosa de Carlos Salinas, Guadalupe Salinas, Héctor Salinas, Guillermo Salinas y Tatiana Sola, todos de Everett. Y querida hermana de Ignacio Sola de Chelsea. Todos los servicios y entierro de Margarita tendrán lugar en su ciudad natal en Nueva Concepción, Chalatenango, ES.
Race track enthusiast whose work was his passion
Robert A. “Jazz” Jasniewski passed away unexpectedly while at work on Friday morning, October 23, He was 75 years old.
Born, raised and a lifelong resident of Chelsea, he was a son of the late Walter and Helen (Halko) Jasniewski. He attended local schools and graduated from Chelsea High School.
In his lifetime, his work was his passion and he was a race track enthusiast who enjoyed live racing both locally and making several trips to Saratoga Downs in New York State. He would also accompany his late sister on her visits to Foxwoods. Remembered as a man of few words, he could be counted on for his deep respect and unshakable loyalty to his family and friends.
He was employed by the former Metropolitan Oil, now Global Inc. and worked at the Chelsea Terminal on lower Broadway for many years. He was a longtime member of Teamsters Local 25 and was a former member and welcome guest of the PPC Club in Chelsea.
In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his sister and a brother; Helen Jasniewski and Ronald Jasniewski. He is survived by a brother and two sisters-in-law; Walter Jasniewski and his wife, Mary of Sumner, ME and Ronald’s wife Davina Jasniewski of Rochester, NH. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
All funeral services were private. Arrangements were given to the care and direction of the Anthony Memorial – Welsh Funeral Home, Chelsea. For online guest book or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit:www.WelshFH.com.
US South Postal Annex Supervisor
Brad F. Bergeron, 59, passed away on Sunday, October 25 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
Born, raised and a lifelong Chelsea resident, Brad was one of six children of the late Arthur E. and Martha M. (McNeil) Bergeron.
He attended local schools, graduated from Chelsea High School, joined the US Air Force and served during the US led Lebanon Peacekeeping Force. He was honorably discharged and returned home to Chelsea. Brad worked for the US Postal Service as a supervisor at the South Postal Annex.
He is lovingly survived by his longtime companion, Linda Arsenault of Chelsea and was the dear brother of Arthur E. Bergeron, Sr. and his wife, Ellen of Tewksbury, Wayne R. Bergeron and his wife, Sandra of Port Charlotte, FL, Debbie Strischock and her husband, John E. Jr. of Salem, NH, Bonnie McComiskey of Interlaken, FL and Denise Bergeron of Chelsea.
Graveside services with military honors were held for Brad at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Arrangements were given to the care and direction of the Welsh Funeral Home, Chelsea. We continue to encourage family and friends who wish, to offer condolences at this time by means of the online guest book or to send a personalized sympathy card visit: www.WelshFH.com.