Obituaries 03-11-2021

Charles Mandracchia

New Bridge Café Proprietor

A Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Anthony of Padua Church in Revere on Tuesday, March 9 for Charles S. Mandracchia who passed away on March 3 at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea. He was 91 years old.

“Charlie” was the founder and operator of the New Bridge Cafe on the Chelsea/Revere line, for 46 years before retiring.

The beloved husband of 64 years to Marie A. (Luciano) and the cherished father to Charles S. Mandracchia, Jr. of Salem and John D. Mandracchia and his wife, Michelle of Ogunquit, ME, he was the proud grandfather to Alicia Hurley and her husband, Dennis of Danvers, Micayla Peppe and her husband, Danny of West Newbury, Charles S. Mandracchia, III and Samuel C. Mandracchia and his wife, Olivia, all of Salem, William J. Mandracchia of Somerville and Jack H. Mandracchia of Ogunquit, ME; dear brother of Ann O’Brien and her husband, Dennis of Lynnfield and the late John S. Mandracchia and his surviving wife, Gloria J. Mandracchia of Stoneham and the late Josephine Saraceno and her late husband, Joseph and the late Fred Mandracchia. He is also lovingly survived by six great grandchildren: Lorenzo, Francesco, Adamo, Arianna, Savannah, Jaxson and Joey. Many caring nieces and nephews also survive Charles.

Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals.

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Dorothy Elizabeth Malvarosa

Of Chelsea, formerly of Revere 

Together again with her beloved husband of 67 years and her children, Dorothy entered into eternal rest Friday evening, March 5 at her home in Chelsea.  She was 90 years old. 

Born in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Viola (Capodilupo) Trabucco and Charles Hersh, Dorothy grew up in Revere and attended Revere Public Schools.  Over the course of her working career, Dorothy was employed at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston and later in the tax department at the    Saltonstall building in Government Center.  She also worked as an office manager at her husband’s beauty parlor in Charlestown and the North End, Eddie’s Beauty Shop. 

She and her husband lived in Chelsea for over 20 years.  Dorothy enjoyed bowling with her husband Ed.  She was a late member of the Chelsea Senior Center and enjoyed taking exercise classes there.  She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.  

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Edward J. Malvarosa and her two children, Thomas E. Malvarosa and Lisa Ann Malvarosa and was the dear  aunt to Janet Santaniello of Winchester and several other nieces and nephews.    

A private graveside service was conducted at the family lot in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett on Wednesday, March 10.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Carafa Family Funeral Home in Chelsea.  We encourage family and friends to visit to offer condolences at this time by means of the online guest book or to send a personalized sympathy card.  

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