Obituaries 08-18-2010

Bernadette Webb

Of Winthrop, formerly of the North End

Bernadette E. Webb of Winthrop, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on August 10. She was 56 years old.

The beloved daughter of the late Domenica (Cerullo) and William J. Webb Sr., she was the cherished mother of Gabriella Webb-Durham of Winthrop and her fiancé, Max Martelli; loving sister of Anthony Webb and his wife, Louise, of Beverly and William Webb Jr. and his wife, Louise, of Lynn. She is also survived by many loving relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements were by the Boston Harborside Home, Boston. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. To leave online condolences please visit


David Belliveau

Of Revere, formerly of the North End

David M. Belliveau of Revere, formerly of East Boston and Boston’s North End, died unexpectedly on August 10.

He was the beloved husband of Anne C. (Martin) and adored daddy to Catherine A.

Funeral arrangements were by the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere.


Michael ‘Fudgie’ Fulginiti

Talented actor and painter

Michael A. “Fudgie” Fulginiti of Boston’s North End, a talented actor and painter, died on August 10.

He started his acting career at Stage 1 in Boston. A working actor, his stage name was Michael Balcanoff.

He was the husband of Sheila (Demers) Fulginiti; father of Aurelia Carol Fulginiti; step father of Paul Orsi, Marc Orsi and Carlo Orsi; brother of Anthony M. Fulginiti, Jr. and Frank Fulginiti; uncle of Rachael Fulginiti and Sarah Fulginiti; uncle of Jeffrey Fulginiti and a beloved grandfather.

Funeral arrangements were by Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel, Worcester. Donations in his memory may be made to Wellfleet Actors Theatre, by visiting For more information please visit


Gaetano ‘Sonny DeLeo’ DeLeo

Retired Electrical Contractor

Gaetano A. “Sonny DeLeo” DeLeo of the North End of Boston died on August 8.

A retired long time electrical contractor, he was the beloved son of the late Leo and Santa (Marino) DeLeo; brother of Frank and Frances, both of the North End, John of Arlington and the late Leo DeLeo. He is also survived by five nieces and two nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by The DeVito-O’Donnell Funeral Home, Arlington. Burial was at St. Michael Cemetery. Donations in his memory to The American Cancer Society , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be appreciated.


Francesco LaCivita

Retired Masonry Laborer

Francesco LaCivita of Boston’s North End died on August 6. He was 85 years old.

Mr. LaCivita immigrated from Sulmona, Italy in 1966 and settled in Boston’s North End where he made a living as a Masonry Laborer, belonging to Local 22.

He was the cherished son of the late Rocco and Assunta (DiCenso) LaCivita; loving husband of Maria (Serafini) LaCivita; beloved father of Rocco LaCivita and his wife, Kathleen, and Angelo LaCivita and his wife, Nancy; cherished grandfather of Robert, Ashley, and Ava LaCivita.

Funeral arrangements were by the Boston Harborside Home, Boston. Entombment was at Holy Cross Mausoleum in Malden. To leave online condolences, please visit


Frances Summa

North End resident

Frances Summa of the North End died on August 4.

The devoted daughter of the late Crocefessa (Barbara) and Joseph Summa, she was the beloved aunt of Barbara Sullivan Summa and Jerry of Boston, Joseph and Jean Summa, Robert and Christine Summa, Steven and Jan Summa and Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Centola. She is also survived by many caring nieces, nephews and godchildren.

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