Of Medford, formerly of the North End
Pauline (Montefusco) Aloise of Medford, formerly of Boston’s North End, died on January 30.
She was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale “Pat” Aloise; devoted and loving mother of Frances Janet Alviti and her husband, Arnold “Arnie” Alviti, of Medford; dear sister of John Montefusco of New Jersey and the late Joseph “Martini,” Robert “Fatto” and Domenic Montefusco; dear aunt of James “Buddy” Watson, Johnny, Gary, and Dennis Montefusco and Maria Montefusco-Holland.
Funeral arrangements were by the Dello Russo Funeral Home, Medford. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For obituary and guestbook dellorusso.net
Carmella “Mella” Creilson
Carmella A. “Mella” Creilson of Everett died at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on January 30. She was 86 years old.
Born and raised the North End of Boston, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Clementine (Repucci) Rizzo. As a young child, her family moved to Everett and she had been an Everett resident ever since. She attended Everett High School and after graduating she attended the Chandler School in Boston. She worked outside the home in the US Naval Hospital throughout the 1940s and 1050s. She also spent time working in Laverde’s Market on the M.I.T Campus on a part time basis for 10 years until her full retirement in 2005.
“Mella” enjoyed shopping and traveling with a circle of friends. A proud Bostonian, she loved exposing new generations to Boston culture.
She was the beloved wife of 64 years of Lawrence C. Creilson of Everett; devoted mother of Larry Creilson Jr. and his wife, Linda, of Snellville, Georgia, Linda McNamara and her husband, John, of Ireland and Susan Dascoli and her husband, Frank, of Saugus; dear sister of Joseph Rizzo and the late Lena Bonito; cherished grandmother of Andrea Connolly and her husband, Gareth, Michael Dascoli, Gina Dascoli, Alexander Creilson and Nicholas Dascoli; adored great grandmother of Charlotte and Isabelle Connoly.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Frank A. Welsh & Son’s Funeral Home, Chelsea. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit www.WelshFuneralHome.com.
Eleanor Rita Alongi
Of Maine, formerly of the North End
Eleanor Rita (Carangelo) Alongi of Saco, Maine died peacefully in the presence of her loving family on January 29. She was 93 years old.
She was one of 13 children born to Ferdinand and Philomena Carangelo in Boston’s North End on August 28, 1917. She married the late Joseph Aiello, resided in Revere for many years and owned and operated a beauty salon in Everett. After retirement, she married Sebastian Alongi and lived in York Beach, ME and Ft. Myers, FL.
She is survived by three children and a step-daughter: Lawrence Aiello and his wife, Patricia, of Andover, Frederic Aiello and his wife, Margaret, of Turner, ME; Jo-Ann Pack and her husband, Frank, of Kennebunk, ME; and Lucille Alongi and her husband, Rudy, of Gardena, CA. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial celebration of her life will be held in the spring and announced at a later date. Arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. Those wishing to send a private condolence to the family should go to www.cotefuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, www.mdausa.org.