Norma Teofila Calix de Gonzalez
Her life’s devotion was to her family, home and grand and great- grandchildren
Norma Teofila Calix de Gonzalez passed into eternal life on Wednesday, March 24 due to Covid related illness. She was 65 years of age.
Born and raised in Honduras, she was a beloved daughter of the late Rodolfo Calix and Rosa Henriquez and the beloved wife of 47 years to Jorge A. Castro.
Norma came to the United States 35 years ago and first settled in New York City before coming to Chelsea 20 Years ago. She worked as line-cook and kitchen assistant at Fenway Park for several years and for the last 15 years she was employed with Sal’s Pizza in the TD Garden concession counter.
Her life’s devotion was to her family, home and grand and great- grandchildren. And as the middle child of nine, she was the central caregiver to her parents, brothers and sisters.
She is lovingly survived by her devoted husband Jorge A. Castro of Chelsea, her loving children and their spouses: Jorge Castro of Chelsea, Saida Castro and her husband, Alfredo Sarmiento of Houston, TX, Rosa Castro and her husband, Josue Antunez of Chelsea; cherished grandmother of Jorge Castro, Christopher Sarmiento, Anndy Sarmiento, Norma Barrera, Ariel Barrera, Leilani Antunez, and Isaias Antunez and adored great-grandmother of Leslie, Janelly and Adelyn; dearly loved sister of Cristina Sanchez of Florida, Alma Sanchez of Spain, Argentina Sanchez and Aida Sanchez, both of Chelsea, Martha Calix of Revere, Rodolfo Calix and Javier Ramierez, both in Honduras and the late Gladys Calix.
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.
Norma pasó a la vidaeterna el miércoles 24 de marzodebido a una enfermedadrelacionada con Covid. Tenía 65 años. Nacida y criadaen Honduras fue una amadahija del fallecido Rodolfo Calix y Rosa Henriquez. Fue la amadaesposa de 47 años de Jorge A. Castro.
Norma llegó a los Estados Unidos hace 35 años y se estableció por primeravezenNueva York antes de venir al Chelsea hace 20 años. Trabajócomococinera de línea y asistente de cocinaen Fenway Park durantevariosaños y durante los últimos 15 añostrabajó con Sal’s Pizza en el mostrador de concesión de TD Garden.
La devoción de suvidafue a sufamilia, hogar y nietos y bisnietos. Y comohijamedianade 9 años, fue la cuidadora central de sus padres, hermanos y hermanas.
Le sobrevive con cariñosudevotoesposo Jorge A. Castro, de Chelsea. Sus hijos amorosos y sus cónyuges; Jorge Castro de Chelsea, Saida Castro y suesposo Alfredo Sarmiento de Houston TX, Rosa Castro y suesposo Josue Antunez de Chelsea.
Preciada abuela de Jorge Castro, Christopher Sarmiento, Anndy Sarmiento, Norma Barrera, Ariel Barrera, Leilani Antunez e Isaias Antunez y adoradabisabuela de Leslie, y Adelyn. Querida hermana de Cristina Sánchez de FL, Alma Sánchez de España, Argentina Sánchez y Aida Sánchez ambas del Chelsea, Martha Calix de Revere, Rodolfo Calix y Javier Ramírez tanto en Honduras comoen la fallecida Gladys Calix.
El horario de visita se llevará a cabodesde la FunerariaGalesa, 718 Broadway, Chelsea el martes 30 de marzo de 4:30 PM a 7:00 P.M. Familiares y amigos estánmásamablementeinvitados a asistir. La reuniónfúnebre y el cortejodesde la FunerariaGalesa el miércoles 31 de marzo de 10:00 AM a 11:00 AM Serviciosconcluirán con entierroen el Cementerio Woodlawn, Everett. Todos los servicios se llevarán a cabo de conformidad con la normativa ma covid-19 Fase-IV de la Mancomunidad de Ma Covid- 19. Seguimosalentando a la familia y amigos que lo deseen, a que ofrezcan sus condolenciasenestemomento a través del libro de visitasenlínea o envíen una visitapersonalizada con tarjeta de condolencia; www.WelshFH.com
Rosemary Ann “Rosie” Nolan
Sister of late Chelsea Mayor Thomas J. Nolan Jr.
Rosemary Ann “Rosie” Nolan of Milton, formerly of Chelsea and Saugus, passed away on Saturday, March 27 from complications due to Alzheimer’s. She was 75 years of age.
Rosie was born and raised on Library Street and graduated from St. Rose School, all in Chelsea.
She was well known due to the fact that she worked as a part-time sales clerk while in high school and after graduation as a Senior Buyer at Wolper’s, a popular clothing store on Broadway in Chelsea for 18 years until the store closed.
She completed her working career employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Transitional Assistance/Welfare at offices in Boston, Revere and Chelsea, retiring in 2002. Making and keeping numerous friends along the way.
In her retirement years she dedicated her time to her beloved family, especially her late mother, Mary (Cronin) Nolan. In addition to her mother, Rosie was also predeceased by her twin brother and former Chelsea Mayor Thomas J. Nolan Jr. and brother, John “Jack” Nolan. Rosie’s priorities in life were her faith, family and friends.
She is survived by her loving sister, Regina Nolan (Masucci) of Milton, her devoted brother, Robert “Bob” Nolan and his wife, Kathleen of Saugus, nephew and godson, Christopher Nolan (Masucci), his wife, Elizabeth and their children: Emily, Evan, Patrick and Christopher Nolan, Jr., all of Milton, niece, Mary Kathryn (Nolan) Corazzini, her Husband, Tom and their son, Charles “Chip-Bob” Corazzini, all of Georgetown; dear sisters-in-law, Linda Nolan of Revere and Charlotte “Cam” Nolan of Newburyport Visiting hours will be held in the Welsh Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Saturday morning, April 3 from 9 to 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited. Funeral Services will follow the visitation in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Services will conclude with interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.
All services will be held in accordance to the Commonwealth of MA Covid-19 Phase-IV regulations.
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. Should friends desire, contributions in Rosie’s name should be directed to Alzheimer’s Assoc., 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452