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POST-GAZETTE, JUNE 27, 2014 Page5 A Frank De Pasquale Venture IN LOVING MEMORY OF Bartholomew J. "Bart" Campanella September 19, 1928-June 21,2014 Bartholomew J. "Bart" Campanella of East Boston passed away on June 21, 2014. Beloved husband of Carmela "Camile" (Pascucci) Campanella of East Boston. Loving father of Sharon Dillon and her husband Da,vid of East Boston and Renee Campanella and her partner Gus LaFace of Middleton. Dear brother of the late Jennie lannetti. Also survived by three loving grandchildren; David, Michael and Derek. Family and friends honored Bart's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, East Boston. A funeral mass was celebrated in Bart's honor at Sacred Heart Church, East Boston. Bart was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and late member of the East Boston DAV. He was also a dear and trusted friend as well as a dedicated employee to the Tauro family and Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston. Services concluded with Bart being laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Funeral home is handi- capped accessible and children's lounge is available. Courtesy valet parking (front entrance of Funeral Home) is also available. For complimentary transportation to and from funeral home please call 617-569-0990. Ample off-street parking with attendants in our 3 parking lots. Bricco Boutique ItalianCuisine 241 Hanover St. * 617.248.6800 Trattoria II Panino Boston's 1st Original Trafforia 11 Parmenter St. 617.720.1336 Quattro Gdll, Rosticceda & Pizzeria 266 Hanover St. 617.720.0444 GiGi Gelateria 50 Flavors of Homemade Gelato 272 Hanover St. 64 Cross St. 617.720.4243 N.E. Scene Boston Magazine A Magazine of Food, Wine, Tradition, Travel & Culture ~ 256 Hanover St. 617.570.9199 Mar( Seafood & Oyster Bar 135 Richmond St. * 617.723.MARE Bricco Panetteria Homemade Artisan Breads 241 Hanover St. 617.248.9859 Umbria Prime 5 Story Steakhouse Oyster Bar & Night Club 295 Franklin St. 617.338.1000 DePasquale's 5 Homemade Pasta Shoppe Over 50 Varieties 66A Cross St. 617.248.9629 Eagle Design Commercial & Residential Construction 256 Hanover St. Suite 8 617.201.7951 The Ocean Club at Marina Bay 62,000 Square Feet of Outdoor Nightlife 333 Victory Rd. 617.689.0600 www.depasqualeventures.com J. Ga Vincent J. Gandolfo, 93, of Porter, Maine died at his home surrounded by his family o'n June 24, 2014 after a long illness. He was born in Watertown, New York on January 3, 1921, the son of John and Madeline (Sparacino) Gandolfo. He attended Boston schools and graduated from Boston English High School in 1938 and attended Boston Univer- sity. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre. He married Cecilia Tomassi on October 18, 1953. Vincent, a hard worker all of his life, owned and oper- ated J. Gandolfo Inc., a wholesale food importer/dis- tributor in Boston that his father founded. He was a member of the West End Club in Boston and the Knights of Columbus. His time was either spent with his family, or at work. He also enjoyed travel- ing with his wife, especially to Italy to visit family members. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Peter Gandolfo, and two sisters, Santina Prestandrea and Mary Musto. Surviving are his beloved wife, Cecilia, of Porter, two sons, John V. Gandolfo (M.D.) of Middleton, MA and Vincent J. Jr. and Lisa (M.D.) Gandolfo of Scarsdale, NY, a daughter, Cecilia Gandolfo and her partner Dawn DeKemper of Wakefield, MA, two sisters, Elvira Anastasi of Newton Centre, MA. and Helen & Andrew Puopolo of Jamaica Plain, MA, three grandchildren: Margaret, Vincent J. Ill, and Joseph Gandolfo all of Scarsdale, NY as well as many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be Sun- day, June 29, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Watson, Neal & York Funeral Home, 71 Maple St., Cornish. A fu- neral Mass will be on Mon- day, June 30, at 10 a.m. at St. Matthew's Catholic Church, 19 Dora Lane, Lim- erick. Burial with military honors will follow in Porter. In lieu of flowers donations in his name may be made to the Salvation Army, Saint Matthew's Catholic Church in Limerick, Maine 04048 or to Sacred Heart Church in Homestead Florida, 33030. You may express your on line condolences at: www.wnyfuneralhome.com BOSTON COMMON FROG POND REOPENS Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Interim Boston Parks C0m- missioner Chris Cook, and The Skating Club of Boston President Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to kick off the 2014 summer season as the Boston Common Frog Pond re-opens on Saturday, June 28~h. The day will include a fun and exciting celebration at 11:00 am followed by the opening of the wading pool. 'Tne Frog Pond is the place to be where youngsters can cool off in the summer heat and meet new playmates," said Mayor Walsh. "With the carousel and Swan Boats nearby, Boston Common is the perfect destination for a family outing."~ In addition to activities from 11:00 am to i:00 pm, information regarding up- coming summer programs offered by the City of Boston and the Boston Public Health Commission will be avail- able to families and resi- dents and tasty treats will be provided by in-kind spon- sors H.P. Hood LLC and the National Dairy Council's "Must Be the Milk" tour and Polar Beverages. The celebration will fea- ture a special visit from official mascot Frog Pond Freddie, entertainment, face painting, books courtesy of ReadBoston, giveaways from Mix 104.1 FM, and "Must Be the Milk" tour activities fea- turing games, dairy informa- tion, and prizes. Children of all ages are eligible to enter a summer raffle. Families will also be able to enjoy a ride on the Boston Common Carousel. The Car- ousel is handicap accessible and has height require- ments: anyone 42" or taller can ride alone; anyone un- der 42" requires the pres- ence of an adult. Information on additional activities offered at the Frog Pond can be found by visit- ing www.bostonfrogpond.com or by calling 617-635-2120. BPD Superintendent-in-Chief WILL GROSS Addresses Kiwanis Club of East Boston by Sal Giarratani The Kiwanis Club of East Boston held an inter-club dinner and talk at Spinelli's Function Facility in Day Square, East Boston on Tuesday, June 18u~. Guest speaker of the evening was newly-appointed Superintendent-in-Chief Will Gross of the Boston Police Department. Gross introduced himself to the large crowd which included members of the East Boston, Chelsea, Somerville, Everett, Malden, Medford and Revere clubs. He hails from Hillsboro, Maryland and arrived in Boston back in 1975. He eventually joined the ranks of the Boston Police Depart- ment and rose to the rank of superintendent in chief. He views his role on the department and in the communities of the city as a partner. He is a strong advocate of commu- nity policing and sees it as a mindset where the police and community work together to make the city safe for all. In his early days on the job, he worked out of District 7 in East Boston. He believes in working with folks in creating a proactive and community oriented police department. His speech laced with humor was well received and he sees a growing positive relationship between the people of the city and its police officers. BCYF Neighborhood Block Parties to Begin Mark your calendar and bring your friends and family to a fun and free BCYF Neighborhood Block Party! Every Thurs- day night in July and August from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., the BCYF Neighborhood Block Party will offer a variety of activities which, depending on the location, will include an inflatable obstacle course, a DJ, ice cream, an interactive arts activity, an animal petting zoo, resource information tables staffed by our partners and other city agencies, arts & crafts activities, swimming, a cookou~C and more. All Block Parties -- with the exception of the BCYF Clougherty Pool location -- are rain or shine. For dates and locations, please visit http://www.city ofboston.gov / bcyf /. Maverick Marketplace 154 Maverick Street - East Boston 617.447.2694 & Restoration & Custom