Obituaries 2-17-22

Santos Ulloa
February 24, 1976 – February 8. 20

Santos E. Ulloa,  45, passed away at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston after a brief illness.  

Born and raised in Juticalpa, Honduras, he was a son of the late Plutarco Ulloa and Marta Mejia. 

Santos was a resident of Chelsea for the past 19 years and was employed at Garden Fresh Salad Co. in Chelsea.

In his spare time, Santos was an avid movie enthusiast who most enjoyed action and comedy movies.  He loved his time with family and was a keen card player.  He also enjoyed watching soccer games and would proudly represent his home country when Honduras would play.

Our hearts are deeply saddened and we have no words to describe the pain left by his sudden departure, but his presence will always live on in our hearts and everyone else whose heart he managed to touch.

He is survived by his loving children; Eily Ulloa and Gregory Alejandro Ulloa, both of Chelsea and Carlos Edilberto Ulloa and Jose Ulloa, both at home in Honduras.  He was the cherished grandfather of Kiara and Raul Ulloa and dear brother of; Santiago Ulloa and Edie Ulloa, both of Chelsea and Marie Ulloa, Juan DeDios, Ulloa and Ilsi Ulloa, all in Honduras.

Visiting hours were held at the Welsh Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Tuesday.  Services will conclude with Santos being laid to rest in Arimis, Honduras. 

A los 45 años de edad, Santos falleció en el Hospital Beth Israel de Boston después de una breve enfermedad.  Nacido y criado en Juticalpa, Honduras, era hijo del fallecido Plutarco Ulloa y Marta Mejía. 

Santos fue residente de Chelsea durante los últimos 19 años.  Santos fue empleado en Garden Fresh Salad Co. en Chelsea.

En su tiempo libre, Santos era un ávido entusiasta del cine y disfrutaba más de las películas de acción y comedia.  Amaba su tiempo con la familia y era un entusiasta jugador de cartas.  También disfrutaba viendo partidos de fútbol y representaba con orgullo a su país de origen cuando Honduras jugaba.

Nuestros corazones están profundamente entristecidos, y no tenemos palabras para describir el dolor dejado por su repentina partida, pero su presencia siempre vivirá en nuestros corazones y en todos los demás cuyo corazón logró tocar.

Le sobreviven sus amorosos hijos; Eily Ulloa y Gregory Alejandro Ulloa ambos del Chelsea, Carlos Edilberto Ulloa y José Ulloa ambos en casa en Honduras.  Fue el querido abuelo de Kiara y Raul Ulloa y querido hermano de; Santiago Ulloa y Edie Ulloa ambos de Chelsea Marie Ulloa, Juan DeDios Ulloa e Ilsi Ulloa todos en Honduras.

Los familiares y amigos están muy amablemente invitados a asistir a las horas de visita en la Funeraria Welsh, 718 Broadway, Chelsea el martes 15 de febrero de 4:00 p.M. a 8:00 p.M.  Por orden de la Junta de Salud de Chelsea, todos los visitantes deben usar máscaras faciales mientras están en la funeraria.  Los servicios concluirán con santos siendo enterrado en Arimis, Honduras. 

For online guest book or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit;  www.WelshFH.com.

Dr. Richard Incerto, Sr.
Retired Superintendent of Melrose Schools loved and admired by many

Dr. Richard A. “Dick” Incerto Sr. of Chelsea passed away peacefully on February 9. 

The beloved husband of 70 years to the late Nicoletta L. (Griffo) Incerto, he was the loving father of Roni M Melisi of Sandwich and the late Richard A. Incerto Jr. and his wife, Theresa of Hamilton; cherished grandfather of Corey Fealtman and her husband, James of Beverly, Christine Urann and her husband, William of Hanover and Mark Melisi and his wife, Nicola of Walpole; proud great grandfather of Nicoletta, Stella, Victoria, James, Benjamin, Jacob and Raymond.

Dick was born in East Boston on November 15, 1930 to the late Antonio and Cristina (DeLeone) Incerto. Out of High School, he joined the United States Coast Guard, proudly served his country and was honorably discharged. After service in the Coast Guard, he worked various jobs before he ultimately became Superintendent of Melrose Schools. He was very active in his community and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Dick had a passion for life and learning. He went to Boston University and then studied at Harvard. He was a skilled woodworker among many other talents. Even in his 90’s, Dick always made sure to keep up with technology. He learned how to use Alexa, facetime with his grandchildren and read books on his kindle. Dick was loved and admired by many.

A funeral service was held for both Richard and Nicoletta on Monday, February 14 at the Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, 302 Elm St. Everett. Burial which included Military Honors for Dick, a US Coast Guard Korean War Veteran, followed at Woodlawn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451 or at www.heart.org. To send a message of condolence please visit www.gatelyfh.com.

Nicoletta Incerto
Loving caretaker and talented cook known for her lasagna

Nicoletta L. (Griffo) Incerto  of Chelsea passed away peacefully at the age of 90 surrounded by family on February 10. 

The beloved wife of 70 years to the late Dr. Richard A. Incerto Sr., she was the loving mother of Roni M Melisi of Sandwich and the late Richard A. Incerto Jr. and his wife, Theresa of Hamilton; cherished grandmother of Corey Fealtman and her husband, James of Beverly, Christine Urann and her husband, William of Hanover and Mark Melisi and his wife, Nicola of Walpole; proud great grandmother of Nicoletta, Stella, Victoria, James, Benjamin, Jacob and Raymond and loving sister of the late Frances Gargano and Guy Griffo.

Nicoletta was born in Chelsea on January 11, 1932 to the late Gabriel and Lucia (Capone) Griffo and Nicoletta and her late husband, Dick settled in Chelsea to raise their two children, living here for over fifty years. She was a talented cook known for her lasagna and a loving caretaker. Nicoletta enjoyed spending time with her family and drinking wine. She loved the quiet comfort of her own home where she enjoyed reading and caring for her plants. When she was younger, she loved to go out dancing with Dick and spend time at the beach. She also cherished her shopping trips with her sister, Frances.

A funeral service was held for both Richard and Nicoletta on Monday, February 14 at the Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, 302 Elm St. Everett and burial folled at Woodlawn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451 or at www.heart.org. To send a message of condolence please visit www.gatelyfh.com.

Ann Luciano
September 11, 1930 – February 13, 2022

Ann M. (Tennerini) Luciano passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 13 in the peaceful surroundings of her home in Saugus.  She was 91 years of age. 

Born in Chelsea and raised in East Boston, she was one of eight children of the late Giuseppe and Maria (Barbetta) Tennerini.  She graduated High School in East Boston. 

Ann was married to Vincent Luciano for 57 years and together they raised three daughters from their home on Columbus Street in Chelsea.  She was a resident of Chelsea for most of her life and moved to Saugus to reside with her daughter seven years ago.  

Ann was passionately devoted to home and family.  She also worked as an IRA Supervisor for Metro Credit Union for over 20 years, retiring in 1998.  A devout Catholic, she was an active parishioner at Our Lady of Grace Parish for many years.  In her lifetime, Ann enjoyed the excitement of visiting local casinos and traveling to Las Vegas.  She loved gardening and hosting weekly Saturday night dinners and holidays in her home.  She looked forward to decorating for the holidays and one Christmas she was awarded for having the best decorated house in Chelsea. 

In addition to her parents, Ann was also predeceased by her husband, Vincent J. Luciano in 2016 and her siblings, Celia Borden, Sabina Cioto, Viola LaMarco, Louise Lyon, Theresa Paterna, Edmund Tennerini and Joseph Tennerini, Jr.  

She is survived by her beloved daughters and their spouses: Joan M. Federico and her husband, Pasquale “Pat” of Saugus, Janet Luciano and her husband, Steve Stoddard of Tewksbury and Judith Luciano and her husband, Brian Seigel of No. Andover.  She was the cherished grandmother of Frank Federico of Saugus and Dr. Domenic Martinello and his wife, Natalie of Las Vegas.  She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.   

Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend her visiting hours from the Welsh Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Friday, February 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. Per order of the Chelsea Board of Health, all visitors are required to wear face masks while in the Funeral Home.  Funeral from the Welsh Funeral Home on Saturday at 9 a.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols Street, Malden. 

Services will conclude with entombment at Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. 

Should friends desire, contributions in Ann’s name may be made to MGH Avon Breast Cancer Investigation Fund, 125 Nashua St., Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114-1101.

For online guest book or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit; www.WelshFH.com.

Harold Reid
December 13, 1927 – February 13, 2022

At 94 years of age, Harold W. Reid passed away on Sunday, February 13, while at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose after a short decline of health. 

Born and raised in Chelsea, he was one of six children of the late William R. and Annie M. (Delaney) Reid.  Harold attended local schools and graduated from Chelsea High School.  He enlisted in the US Army, served honorably during the closing years of WW II and was discharged a disabled veteran.  Harold worked as a cutter/stacker for many years at Forbes Lithograph in Chelsea. 

He was married to Diane “Gidget” Lee (Snow) Wodzenski-Reid for the past 36 years and together resided in Saugus.

He was a longtime member of the Polish Falcons Nest 485 in Chelsea, the DAV

Chapter 10, the Malden Moose Club, The Beachmont VFW, held dual membership with the Saugus and Winthrop Lodge of Elks, The Fox Hill Yacht Club in Saugus, and the Star of Bethlehem Lodge A.F.& A.M.  In his lifetime he was loyal to all his clubs and fraternal associations rarely missing a meeting or social gathering.  He is fondly remembered for his devotion to his wife and is remembered for his warm cordial demeanor and exceptional gentlemanly personality. 

In addition to his parents, Harold was predeceased by his first wife, Loretta (Wojciechowski) Reid, his sisters and brothers, the late Phyllis Antonelli, Lilian Tirro, Robert D., and John Reid.  He is survived by his beloved wife, Diane “Gidget” Lee (Snow) Wodzenski-Reid of Saugus and a brother, Joseph Reid of

Chelsea.  He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews extended family members and friends. 

Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend his visiting hours in

the Welsh Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea today, Thursday, February 17 from 4 to 8 p.m.  A Masonic Service will be held in the Funeral Home at 7:30 p.m.

Per order of the Chelsea Board of Health, all visitors are required to wear face masks while in the Funeral Home.  Funeral Services will be held from the Welsh Funeral Home on Friday at 10 a.m.  Services will conclude with interment and Military Honors at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  After the services, the family will gather again to honor his life at the Fox Hill Yacht Club, 114 Ballard St., Saugus. 

Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to a favorite charity of their choice.  Arrangements were given to the care and direction of the Welsh Funeral Home. 

For online guest book or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit:​ www.WelshFH.com.

Catherine Cunningham
She will be remembered for her kindness, generosity and sense of humor

Catherine F. “Cathy” (McCarthy) Cunningham passed away after a long illness on February 10 surrounded by family at the age of 77.  

Born in Chelsea, the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Frances H. (Doherty) McCarthy, she leaves behind her beloved son, Leo P. Cunningham along with his wife, Nicole and their children: Chloe, William (Sanford) and Leo P. Cunningham, II. She also leaves her brother, Leo McCarthy and his partner, Nancy A. Baynes of East Sandwich, her devoted friend, Lucy Tramonte of Chelsea and loving Godson, Domenic Saraceni and her nieces: Charlene, Trina and Jeannie May.  She was also pre-deceased by her brother, James J. “Icky” McCarthy,

Well known in the community, she worked in the service industry for many years. She will be remembered for her kindness, generosity and sense of humor.  Her personality allowed her to connect with all she met regardless of circumstance.  She will be missed. 

Friends and family are kindly invited to her Celebration of Life Ceremony in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Ave., Chelsea today, Thursday, February 17 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Funeral Services and entombment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St Anthony’s Shrine, 100 Arch St. Boston, MA 02110  or at www.stanthonyshrine.org

Those attending visiting hours are reminded that the City of Chelsea Board of Health requires face coverings in all public spaces and reasonable social distancing is recommended.

Rosemarie Addivinola
Of Everett

Rosemarie (Pepper) Addivinola of Everett died on February 9. 

The beloved wife of Anthony Addivinola, she was the loving mother of Joseph Hickey and his wife, June, Ronald Hickey and his girlfriend, Lorena, Sandra Hickey, Pamela and her husband, Orazio De Luca and Samantha Addivinola; sister of Betty Pepper, Frankie and his wife, Michelle Pepper, Warren Pepper and the late Leonard Pepper and his wife, Jackie; grandmother of eight and great grandmother of one. Rosemarie is also survived by a very close friend, Valerie Sheppard and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

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