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POST-GAZETTE, JANUARY 20, 2012 Page 7 Nicholas Joseph Moscaritolo December 10, 1920 - January 14, 2012 Nicholas Joseph Moscaritolo of East Boston passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of over 67 years to Yolanda "Yola" (Nicotera) Moscaritolo. Devoted father of Pat Moscaritolo and his wife Liz of East Boston, Ella Moscaritolo of New York, Donna Bruno and her husband. Steve of Marblehead, and Debbie Centracchio and her husband AI also of Marblehead. Dear brother of Richard Moscaritolo of Melrose and the late Pamela Pepe. Adored grandfather of Nicholas, Amanda, Ashley, Stephen and Matthew. Cherished great-grandfather of Nicholas, Isabella and Kai William Also survived by his many loving nieces and nephews. Nicholas, or "Nick" as he was affectionately known to many, was born in Mirabella Italy in 1920 to the late Pasquale and Emmanuella (DiFronzo) Moscaritolo and came to the United States at a very early age. He and his family settled in East Boston where he became a life-long resident. Nick graduated from East Boston High School in 1938, and later attended Massachusetts College of Arts for his love of sketching and drawing. He was the owner of Barney's Grill in East Boston for over 66 years, and with his wife Yola he also owned and operated Ben Havre Liquors in East Boston for 45 years. Nick was very active in his community and was Past President of the East Boston Kiwanis Club, receiving a Kiwanian of the Year Award, Past President East Boston Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman of the East Boston Athletic Board Awards Committee, recipient of the Community Civic Leadership Award from Crossroads Family Shelter, and past member for over 50 years of the East Boston Knights of Columbus #2962 and the Winthrop Golf Club. Nick passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday morning in the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a brief illness. Funeral will be held at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street, (Orient Heights) East Boston on Friday, January 20 t" with a Mass of Christian burial in celebration of Nicholas' life at Sacred Heart Church, 45 Brooks Street in East Boston. Visiting hours are held on Thursday, January 19 th. Because of Nick's love for and devotion to the East Boston Kiwanis, in lieu of flowers memorial donations honoring Nick may be made to the K Trust, P.O. Box 503, East Boston, MA 02128 to establish a scholarship in Nick's memory. Services will conclude with Nick being laid to rest in the Woodlawn Cemetery on Elm Street, Everett. DIVORCE CRIMINAL 230 MSGR. O'BRIEN HIGHWAY LAW OFFICES OF FRANK J. 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The mailing out of junk mail that has to be discarded is cost- ing consumers extra money because costs of the garbage mail is passed onto the con- sumer. It would be a good idea to boycott companies filling your mailbox every day with their advertisement. Environmentalists haven't spoken out against the trash junk mail creates yet. Our trash bags that cost money to buy are brimming over with unwanted junk mail, not to speak about trash pickers that leave mounds of junk mail to blow all over the streets, and the finale is you get fined! ... Another nuisance is unwanted tele- phone calls by solicitors. There is a solution. Do not purchase from companies flooding your mail box with nonsense advertisement, and promoters trying to sell over the phone. Maybe these pests will get the message and leave consumers alone. ... Hopefully everyone has settled down now that the Not only are we paying for him and his family to con- tinually vacation, but, we're paying for his mother in-law as well. It makes one wonder if Obama's run for the White House was just for the perks, and partying. Obama gets an A+ for partying and a D- as the President of the United States ... Christmas lights should be coming down, and Valentine lights will be re- placing them. Once upon a time. there were only Christ- mas lights, now there's Fourth of duly lights, Hallow- een lights, Valentine lights, St. Patrick's Day lights, and Christmas lights. Energy conservationists a/k/a the government isn't too happy with all the outdoor light usage. However, I've just learned the restriction on regular light bulbs has been reconsidered and the energy saver green light bulbs the government wanted con- sumers to buy went over like a lead balloon ... Since Obama took office he's try- ing to control everything we trict. Does Massachusetts need another ultra liberal "not in my back yard" Kennedy. And speaking of Joe Kennedy II, son of Bobby and Ethel Kennedy, I hope the public has the intelli- gence to understand that there's no such thing as FREE. Joe "Free Oil" is get- ting his oil cheap from his friends at Citgo and Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, an enemy of the United States. We the taxpayer foot the bill, and it's a hefty one at that for his so-called FREE OIL Joe has become a zillionaire selling his oil to the govern- ment at the going price. Do we want or need another Kennedy in office, especially in Congress? ... Commu- nists inspired union Holly- wood Stars like the likes of Scan Penn, Richard Gere, Meryl Streep, Whoopie Gold- berg, Barbra Streisand, George Clooney, Tom Hanks, and an array of celebrities tucked away in their comfy mansions need to stay out of politics! Saint Hilary of Poitiers by Bennett Molinari and Richard Molinari Saint Hilary was born in the city of Poitiers, France around the year 300. His parents were pagan, and ap- pear to have been nobles, allowing Hillary to receive a good education, his studies ranged over the spectrum of learning of his age. In his study of Holy Scripture, Hillary who was brought up as a pagan in a pagan house- hold, found the truth he was searching for, he renounced paganism and was baptized a Christian. It was about the year 350, as a result of his strong faith and learning, Hilary was cho- sen to be the bishop of Poitiers. He was soon taken up with battling what be- came the scourge of the fourth century, Arianism, which denied the divinity of Christ. It was the writings of an Alexandrian priest, Arius {c.250-336) who argued against the Divinity of Christ that sparked the Arian heresy and provided the reason for the Council of Nicea (325 AD) to discuss and debate the issue of how best to express the mystery of Christ's person and His relationship to God the Father. Hillary became very in- volved with rebuffing the ad- vances of the Arian heresy which was growing in strength at this time. Hillary staunchly defended Christ's Divinity and at the Council of Seleucia in 360 defended the decrees of Nicea in which the Church more fully explained and clarified its belief about the three per- sons of the Trinity and their relation to one another. The Council of Seleucia con- demned the views of Arius. The Bishop of Aries, France, an active believer in Arianism, convened a coun- cil at Bdziers in 356 with the intention of justifying him- self and further establishing Arianism. Saint Hilary cou- rageously opposed Arianism at the council but the coun- cil, composed for the most part of Arians, refused to hear him. Hilary was de- nounced to the Emperor Constantius, who was sym- pathetic to Arianism and was exiled to Phrygia. During his exile he gave himself up to study, com- pleted certain of his works which he had begun, and wrote his treatise on the syn- ods. Emperor Constantius died in 361 ending the per- secution of the Christians who opposed Arianism. Hfllary finally was allowed to return to his home in Poitiers where he passed away in the year 368. Saint Hilary's feast day is celebrated on Janu- ary 13. He was declared a Doctor of the Church in 1851 by Pope Pius IX. Please accept sincere condolences, from the Spinelli's family and staff. During this difficult time, we would like to offer our facility at a specially reduced price, for you, your family and friends. 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