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J! POST-GAZETTE, JUNE 3, 2016 PAGE 3 Pamela Donnaruma, Publisher and Editor 5 Prince Street, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 617-227-8929 617-227-3928 FAX 617-227-5307 e-mai~ postgazette@aol.com Website: www.BostonPostGazette.com Subscriptions in the United States $35.00 yearly Published weekly by Post-Gazette, 5 Prince St., P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 USPS 1538 - Second-Class Postage paid at Boston, MA PO~I~ Send address changes to the POST-GAZETTE - P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 James V. Donnaruma Caesar L. Donnaruma Phyllis F. Donnaruma 1896 to 1953 1953 to 1971 1971 to 1990 Yol. 120 - No. 23 Friday, June 3, 2016 OORPOUCY: To he!p preserue the fi zls mad sac'red troditions of this our adopted country the United bh ates of America: To revere its laws and inspire others to respect and obey thenu To strive unceasingly to quicken the public's sense of civic duty: In all ways to aid in making this country greater and better than we found it. ") olores" Oolly" (jS1vellis) Oddi k,. October 1, 1932 - May 30, 2016 _May She Rest In eace Dolores" Dolly" If one of her friend's (Avellis) Oddi of daughters or the North End of relatives were Boston passed getting married, away peacefully s h e I o v e d on May 30, getting involved 2016, at the in all of the age of 83. arrangements, Beloved wife of including finding the late Anthony the wedding F. "Tony" Oddi. g o w n a n d Loving mother of altering it as well. If Carlotta "Candy" and someone mentioned her husband Anthony Foxwoods, her reply was Coppola, and Cynthia Oddi and "When is the bus leaving/" her companion John Wood, and Relatives and friends are her loving great granddaughter invited to attend a funeral Mass Vivian, all of the North End of in the Sacred Heart Church, Boston. Loving sister of William North Square, Boston (North Avellis of Danvers, Cynthia End) on Saturday, June 4, 2016 Marnick of Salem, and Dean at 9:30 am. Interment at Holy Avellis of Hamilton. Also survived Cross Cemetery, Malden, Mass. by several nieces and nephews. At Dolly's request, visiting hours "Dolly's" joy in life was being have been respectfully omitted. involved with her family and In lieu of flowers, contributions friends. She loved making in her memory may be made to floral arrangements, sewing, the St. Jude Children's Research decorating and painting. She Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, painted a portrait of herself. Memphis, TN 38101-9908. LETTERS POLICY The Post-Gazette invites its readers to submit Letters to the Editor. Letters should be typed, double-spaced and must include the writer's name, address and telephone number. Anonymous letters are not accepted for publication. Due to space considerations, we request that letters not exceed two double-spaced, type-written pages. This newspaper reserves the right to edit letters for style, grammar and taste and to limit the number of letters published from any one person or organization, Deadline for submission is 12:00 noon on the Monday prior to the Friday on which the writer wishes to have the material published. Submission by the deadline does not guarantee publication, Send letter to: Pamela Donnaruma, Editor, The Post-Gazette, P.O. Box 135, Boston, MA 02113 : iiiii',iiiii Rose D'Angelico Turns 99 On Sunday, May 22no, the very large extended family of Rose D'Angelico turned out at the Mariner at the Wharf in Revere for a great party for Rose as she turned 99 years old. There were at least five genera- tions of her Italian family there honoring her on this milestone birthday. Many were joking that next year her 100th birth- day belongs at The Century House on the Peabody-Danvers line., Close to 200 folks showed up for the party, including many family members and friends who have all come to know and love this special lady. During the party, Cassy Martorana, seniors coordina- tor for the Mayor's Office pre- sented Rose with two citations, one from the Mayor's office and one from City Councilor Sal La- Mattina, congratulating her on reaching the age of 99 years. I also bumped into an old Quincy friend, Anthony Lio, who now by Sal Giarratani L-I~ Diane Ingcmni (daughter), Pasuy (granddaughter}. lives in Westwood. His wife Patty is a Russo from East Bos- ton and a member of the Milton Police Department. I knew in Big Style Rose D'Angelico, and Roseann his parents for many years in North Quincy at the family's dry cleaning business. Anthony and Patricia Lie from Westwood, MA. Cassy Martorana presenting Rose D'Angelico with citations of honor for her birthday. KIWANIS CLUB of EAST BOSTON Division 14 ~ Interclub Meeting The New England and Ber- muda District of Kiwanis In- ternational will be hosting a meeting on June 21, 2016, be- ginning at 6:00 pm, at Spinelli's, 282 Bennington Street, East Boston. Guest Speaker for the eve- ning will be Robert Lewis, Jr., Founder and President of The BASE, a local organization that leverages baseball as a vehicle to engage youth in a positive, rigorous, and success-driven environment with the goal of achieving excellence both on and off the field Robert Lewis, dr., is a nation- ally recognized thought leader, public speaker and passionate advocate for urban youth who is known as a bridge-builder and catalyst for collaboration between diverse business, civic and public sectors. A 2015 Bos- ton Magazine cover story listed Robert among the city's 50 Most Powerful Leaders, calling him =a tireless advocate for inner- city kids." Robert was born and "Kiwanis is a global organization community at a ffme." raised in East Boston. Robert's impressive career trajectory has included impor- tant roles such as Executive Director of the Boston Centers for Youth and Families, Presi- dent and Executive Director of the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ), Senior Vice President of City Year's national operations, Executive Director of City Year Boston, and Vice President for Program at the Boston Foun- dation where he directed the distribution of $16 million+ in discretionary grants. RSVP by June 16 to Marisa Di Pietro at mdipietro@ebsoc. org, or call 617-650-3442. of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one Christopher Columbus Park Upcoming Events Dancin' in the Park! Come help the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park celebrate their 15th Anniversary with =Past and Present" (DJs Bob Remick & Gary Wilson). Thursday, August 4th, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Christopher Columbus Park, 100 Atlantic Avenue {fountain area near Tia's). (Free event) Bring your dancin' shoes!lI Party in the Park! FOCCP is celebrating its 15 anniversary in 2016, and we're having a party in the Park! The party will feature a live performance by the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble. And lots of birthday cake! Tuesday, August 23rd, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Christopher Columbus Park, 100 Atlantic Avenue. (Free event}