Of Maine, formerly of Chelsea; member of Legion of Honor Society of Polish Falcons and Holy Rosary Society
Josephine (Liniecka) Czap of Garland, Maine, formerly of Chelsea, died on July 11.
Josephine was born and raised in Chelsea. She graduated St. Stanislaus, Williams and Chelsea High Schools and worked for many years for the Knight Leather Company in Boston and Jamaica Plain. Due to her husband’s illness, she returned to work for Kayem Foods from which she retired. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Society as well as a Legion of Honor member of the Polish Falcons of America.
She was the devoted wife of the late Franciszek Czap; loving mother of Christine Avery and her husband, Wayne of Garland, Maine and Frank S. Czap of Aurora, Colorado; cherished grandmother of Bryan and Matthew and great grandmother of Jason Czap.
At her request, funeral services are private. Expressions of sympathy in Josephine’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To send a message of condolence to Josephine’s family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com
Former Instructor at Shore Collaborative; devoted to her children, grandchildren
and many friends
Lorraine A. (Cook) Kennedy, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on July 12 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
She was 77 years old.
For over nine years she worked for Shore Collaborative as an instructor. She was most devoted to her children and grandchildren as well as her many friends.
She was the devoted mother of James Smallwood and his wife, Debbie of Winthrop, William Smallwood of Chelsea and Patrick Smallwood of Saugus; dear sister of the late Irene Noveska, Janet Reardon and Richard Cook; cherished grandmother of James Repici and his wife, Linda of Saugus, William Patrick Smallwood of Chelsea, Nicholas Smallwood of Easton, Christopher Patrick Smallwood, Ryan Michael Smallwood and Paul Griffin, all of Saugus. She is also lovingly survived by her great grandchildren, Christina and Rocco Repici, Autumn Smallwood and Paul Griffin as well as many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend her Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea today, Thursday, July 16 at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in St. Rose Church, 601 Broadway, Chelsea at 10 o’clock. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
To send a message of condolence to Lorraine’s family, please visit www.smithfuneralhomes.com
Anthony Caputo, Jr.
Retired garment industry presser;
lifelong Chelsea resident
Anthony F. Caputo, Jr., a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died suddenly on July 11 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Chelsea, the son of the late Anthony and Mary (DePatto) Caputo and was the beloved husband of 57 years to Virginia (Olivero); devoted father of Anthony and his wife, Debra of N.Andover, Robert and his wife, Lisa of Acton, Maria Campbell and her husband, Walter of Revere and David and his wife, Rene’ of Topsfield; dear brother of Angie DeStasio of New Hampshire and Viola Bouffa of Chelsea and is also survived by 11 loving grandchildren, one great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
His Funeral will be held from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., Revere today, Thursday, July 16 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St Anthony’s Church at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. For guest book, please visit www. Buonfiglio.com
Paul Peter Nardone
Retired floor installer
Paul Peter Nardone passed away July 12 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere. He was 96 years old.
Born and raised in Chelsea, the son of the late Gaetano and Maria (Iabino) Nardone, Paul attended Chelsea Public Schools and was a lifelong resident of Chelsea before moving to the Lighthouse Nursing Center.
Paul worked as a floor installer for Beacon Carpet Co. in Newton Center and the former R.H. Whites of Boston. His installation career spanned 50 years before retiring in 1983.
He was the husband of the late Edith L. (Bernard) Nardone; beloved father of Robert P. Nardone and his wife, Aggie of Chelsea and the late Richard J. and Paula M. Nardone; brother of the late Alexander Nardone, Susan “Susie” Nardone, Isabelle Engle, Clementina Pierotti and he is also lovingly survived by one granddaughter, Robyn Arruda and her husband, Eddie of Georgetown and two great grandchildren, Cameron Nickell and his wife, Caitlin of Chelsea and Chloe Arruda of Georgetown.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols St., Chelsea today, Thursday, July 16 at 12:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours in the Carafa Family Funeral Home, 389 Washington Ave., Chelsea will be held prior to the Mass from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.
Albert Zakrzewski, Jr.
Past Exalted Ruler of Chelsea Elks; member of Chelsea DAV, PAV, American Legion and Chelsea Senior Center
Albert R. Zakrzewski, Jr. a longtime Chelsea resident, died on July 12 at the Massachusetts
General Hospital. He was 86 years old.
For over 20 years, he worked as a shipwright at the Charlestown Navy Yard and then for over 10 years as a security guard for 1st National Bank and then Fleet Bank. An avid traveler to Bermuda, he was a sergeant in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was a member and past Exalted Ruler of the Chelsea Lodge of Elks, a member also of the American Legion, PAV and DAV as well as the Chelsea Senior Center.
He was the devoted husband of the late Anne C. (Rae); beloved father of Rose Ellen Zakrzewski, Janice Hudson and her husband, Paul, all of Chelsea and the late Karen Lindquist and her surviving husband, Phillip of Florida; dear brother of the late Joseph Zakrzewski and Anna Williams; cherished grandfather of Hunter and Hayley Lindquist, both of Florida.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Saturday, July 18 at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass to becelebrated in St. Stanislaus Church, 163 Chestnut St., Chelsea at 9:30 a.m. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Expressions of sympathy in Al’s name may be made to Community Family, 106 Wyllis Ave., Everett, MA 02149. To send a message of condolence to Al’s family, please visitwww.smithfuneralhomes.com