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Obituary: Thomas D'avella

D'Avella, Thomas Of FL, formerly of E. Boston. Aug. 8th. Age 77. Beloved husband of the late Marie Rose (Cataldo) D'Avella. Loving father of Thomas D'Avella, Jr. of Ft. Pierce, Fl, Deborah Coughlin of Revere and her late husband Robert, Donna Vieira and her husband Joseph of W. Peabody, Denice Marchesi and her husband Jorge of Saugus. Cherished grandfather of Brittney, Michelle & Jennifer. Brother of the late James D'Avella. Visiting hours will be held at the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus, Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at the Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. ...
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Obituary: Melvin J. Tobin

Tobin, Melvin J. Of Saugus, Aug. 8th. Age 79. Beloved husband of Constance A. (Muise) Tobin. Loving father of John Tobin of Saugus, Cathy LeBlanc of Lynn, Loreen Tobin of AZ, Linda Connors of FL & the late Beth Tobin. Brother of John Tobin of So. Easton, Michael Tobin of Kingston, Marilyn Fitzgerald of Hyde Park, Ann Chafton of NC & the late Steve Tobin. Friend of Bill W. Also survived by 6 grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held at the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, Monday from 4-8 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus ...
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Obituary: Leona G. O'neil

O'Neil, Leona G. (Grothe) In Somerville, formerly of Saugus, age 99, August 5. Wife of the late Louis F. O'Neil, Sr. Loving mother of Robert L. O'Neil & his wife Mari-Ann of Medford, Richard A. O'Neil & his wife Donna of NY, Margaret L. O'Neil Lankow of Saugus & her late husband William F. Lankow, Louis F. O'Neil, Jr. & his wife Marcia of Saugus, Joseph H. O'Neil & his companion Sandra Jensen both of Saugus. Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Beloved sister of Mary Ellen Grothe of MN, the late Ella, Clarence & Raymond Grothe. First visitation will be held in Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan Residence, 2nd fl., 186 Highland Ave., Somerville ...
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Obituary: Robert K. Benson

Benson, Robert K. Of Saugus, 85 years, August 4. Husband of the late Jeanne (Viglione) Benson. Loving father of Bruce McIntyre of Saugus, Robert K. Benson of Lynn, Anne Benson of Saugus & Patricia McCarthy of Tewksbury. Cherished grandfather of 7 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Andrew L. Benson of Amesbury, the late Herman W., Charles A. & Patricia M. Benson. U.S. Army veteran. Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday 4-7 p.m. in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to Lahey ...
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2 Injured After Crash Forces Car Into Saugus Home

Two people were reportedly transported to area hospitals for treatment after a car crash on Main Street in Saugus forced one vehicle into a home.
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Obituary: Marc Capitumini

Capitumini, Marc Of Saugus, age 36, July 26. Cherished son of the late Evelyn (Palladino) Capitumini. Loving son of John Capitumini & his wife Deborah of Peabody. Dear brother of Daniel Capitumini & his wife Jean of RI. Devoted grandson of Evelyn Palladino of E. Boston & uncle of Kai Capitumini, Christopher & Andrew Olimpio. Step-brother of John Olimpio & his wife Cindy & Michael Olimpio all of Peabody. Also survived by many close aunts, uncles & cousins. Special acknowledgement to his extended family & caretakers at Bridgewell's Alfred Rd. home in Saugus. Visitation will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Wednesday 9:45-10:45 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 ...
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Obituary: Carmine Ciampa

Ciampa, Carmine Of Saugus, age 80, died on Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Massachusetts General Hospital with his family by his side. Born, September 9, 1933, he was a lifelong resident of Saugus. The son of the late Vincenzo and Angelina Ciampa, he worked for Essex County at the Lynn District Court, he was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Ciampa served as a Special Police Officer with the Saugus Police, the owner of North Shore Constables and a member of the MA Chief of Police Association. A licensed pilot who loved to fly, he was a member of the AOPA; Aircraft Owner and Pilots Association. Mr. Ciampa was a proud owner of a Cessna Skyhawk ...
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Obituary: William Patrick O'connor

O'Connor, William Patrick 26 years of age passed away on June 17 due to complications from diabetes. Billy was born in MA but spent most of his life in Pittsburgh. He came back to MA in July 2013. He is lovingly survived by his mother Patricia O'Connor of Saugus, MA, his father William O'Connor of Pittsburgh as well as his grandmother Muriel Briggs of Saugus, aunts and uncles Jan and Michael Fuller of North Billerica and Michelle and Mark Chrisos of North Reading and several cousins. Billy was an amateur actor and some of his short films can be viewed on certain social media sites. He will be greatly missed. A memorial mass will be held on Monday, August 11 ...
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Obituary: Frank J. Bolognese

BOLOGNESE, Frank J. Of Saugus, formerly of Malden and East Boston, July 14. Late owner of the Willow Tree Restaurant & member of the band, "Reflections". Beloved husband of Noelia "Lala" Sousa Bolognese. Son of the late Frank C. and Josephine "Rose". Brother of Stephen & his wife Ann of Stoneham. Brother-in-law of Alcina & Richard Davis, Myra & Joe Caparrella, Robert & Mary Sousa, Patricia Talbot & her companion John McQueen, and Christine & Tom Midgley. Uncle of Christopher of Reading, Stephen and Ashley of Stoneham. Also survived by many other nieces, nephews, and friends. A celebration of Frank's life will be held at Angelica's Restaurant, 49 South Main St., (RT. 114), Middleton, on Sunday, July 27 from 4-7 ...
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Court sides with ice rink in Saugus dispute

Selectman Stephen Castinetti called Town Manager Scott Crabtree's pursuit of the case fiscally irresponsible. Through the four-year legal battle, 0,000 has been spent.
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E-ZPass transponder signups available in Saugus next week

The signups are part of MassDOT's continued efforts to enroll new customers in the E-ZPass program as the Tobin Bridge converts to all-electronic tolling.
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Obituary: Diane S. Nelson

NELSON, Diane S. September 30, 1953 - July 15, 2014. Passed away suddenly on July 15th, 2014. She was born on September 30th, 1953 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. She grew up in Saugus, Massachusetts.After high school she went to work as an operator for New England Telephone Company. Diane worked for many years as an Operator, Engineering Clerk and Secretary. After retiring she was a Financial Administrator for the Telephone Pioneers of America. She was very active in Pioneering and a past Chapter President organizing and coordinating many conferences and conventions. Diane gave unselfishly of herself as secretary and a member of the Pigeon Cove Boat Owners Association during the fight for Pigeon Cove Harbor. Diane was a loving wife of ...
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Police: Saugus man tried to sell medical pot to off-duty officer

"He showed us a form that said you can possess it, but you just can't turn around and sell it!" said Nahant Police Lt. Thomas Hutton.
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Saugus teen to hike to fight homelessness

Courtney Whyte is preparing for The Wilderness Heals, an event that will raise money for a Boston nonprofit and shelter.
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