Obituaries 04-15-2022

Dorothy Sena

She Leaves Her Family with Many Wonderful and Happy Memories

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, April 18 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt.107) Revere for Dorothy F. (Bradley) Sena, 87, who died on Friday, April 8   at the Twin Oaks Center in Danvers following a brief illness. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere at 11 a.m.

Interment services will be held privately.

Dorothy was born in Chelsea to her late parents, Hugh A. and Rita (O’Brien) Bradley, she was one of nine children. She was educated in Chelsea Schools and at a young age she married her one

and only love, Angelo “Junie” Sena, Jr. The couple settled in Revere in 1953.

Dorothy was a proud homemaker and loving wife and mother. Later in life, when her children were in school, she worked various jobs, in particular at Pewter Pot. Dorothy, with her husband, enjoyed

traveling all over the world. Their travels took them to Tahiti, Aruba, Las Vegas and other many destinations. She was also a Keno enthusiast and loved making casino trips to Foxwoods.

She also loved to dress up and dine out. Dorothy enjoyed fashion in very sense of the word. She would always look her very best, no matter where she was going or the occasion. She was independent and lived in her own home up until very recently. She leaves her family with many wonderful and happy memories.

The beloved wife of 55 years to the late Angelo “Junie” Sena, Jr., she was the loving mother of Pamela J. (Sena) Clapp and her husband, Robert of North Fort Myers, FL and the late Thomas J. Sena, Sr. and his surviving wife, Denise E. (Strianese) Sena of Revere; cherished grandmother of Alison J. Scali and her husband, Joseph of Peabody, Jennifer J. Sena of Brockton, Thomas J. Sena Jr. of Revere, Meaghan A. Clapp of Chelsea and Kelly R. Clapp of Kissimmee, FL;  the adored great grandmother of Joshua, Jordon, Travis and Brynleigh Mae; dear sister of the late Gerald, William,

Hugh, Jr., Herbert, Laurence, Richard, Robert “Dukie” Bradley and Rita Dente.

She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.       

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Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care & direction of the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals.

Patricia Ann

“Candy” DiSanto

March 29, 1945 – April 3, 2022

Patricia Ann “Candy” DiSanto, 77, passed away suddenly in her home on Sunday, April 3.   

Born and raised in Chelsea, a beloved daughter of the late Francis B. and Agnes M. (Doherty) Carey,  Candy attended St. Rose Parochial School and graduated from Chelsea High School in 1963. During her high school years, Candy was the Co-captain of the Chelsea High School Cheerleaders.  She continued her education attending college and graduated with an associate degree. 

She was a devoted homemaker and loving mother to her daughter, Michele and son, Brian.  Candy supported her family working for Eastern Airlines at Logan Airport.  When Eastern closed operations, she continued her career as a sales and marketing manager at Sheraton Ferncroft in Danvers.  She retired in 2008. 

Candy lived with her daughter and son-in-law, sharing residences in Everett before settling in Saugus 22 years ago.  She loved being the matriarch of a multigenerational home having an active role co-caring for her grandchildren. 

She enjoyed spending summer family vacations on Cape Cod with her daughter and granddaughters.  She is fondly remembered for her sweet and cordial personality.  Hospitality was her thing, always cooking or making sandwiches to feed others, keeping a huge cache of Oreo Cookies, Hershey Bars and Ice Cream for her grandchildren, she was truly sweet as Candy. 

She was the devoted mother of Michele Maiuri and her husband, Peter of Saugus and Brian DiSanto of Melrose; cherished grandmother of Francesca Maiuri and Gabriella Maiuri, Nicholas DiSanto and Jayden DiSanto; loving daughter of the late Francis B. and Agnes M. (Doherty) Carey and dear sister of Francine Goudreau and her husband, Ron of Nokomis, Florida. 

Funeral arrangements were by the Welsh Funeral Home of Chelsea. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Saugus.

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Christopher J. Carlisle

Auto Racing Enthusiast

Christopher J. Carlisle, age 55, a longtime Tewksbury resident, formerly of Chelsea, passed away at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston on Friday, April 8, 2022.

He was the beloved husband of Lynne A. (Colclough) Carlisle, with whom he began a loving relationship in 1985 and would have celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on November 21, 2022, and loving father of Julie L. and Nicholas J. Carlisle of Tewksbury.

Born in Boston on March 26, 1967, he was the son of Thomas J. Carlisle of Revere and Rosemarie (Randazzo) Carlisle of Saugus.

Chris was raised in Chelsea, attended Chelsea schools, and graduated from Chelsea High School.

Prior to his illness, he was employed as an automobile mechanic by State Auto & Spring Company of Everett and previously worked for American Sales & Rentals of Everett.

Chris was an avid auto racing enthusiast and competed in multiple “Class” races in his 1970 Pontiac and 1969 Chevelle SS at the New England Drag Way in Epping, NH. In addition, he enjoyed watching NASCAR as well sharing his automotive knowledge and mechanical repair expertise with his friends and family. 

In addition to his wife, children, and parents, he is survived by his brother, Thomas J. Carlisle and his wife Sandra, of Saugus, and Renee Abbott and her husband Joseph, of Wakefield. He leaves many cousins, nieces, nephews, and extended family members including his uncle Richard Randazzo.

There are No Services at this time. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date and will announced on this website when details are available. Please Omit Flowers. Donations honoring his memory may be made to the American Lung Association at

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