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POST-GAZETTE, AUGUST 11, 2017 PAGE 3 Pamela Donnaruma, Publisher and Editor 5 Prince Street, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 617-227.8929 617-227-8928 FAX 617-227-5307 e-mail: 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 POSTMASTER: 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 Vol. 121 - No. 32 Friday, August 11, 2017 OUR POLICY: To he Ippreserve the ideals and sacred traditions of this our adopted country the United States 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. J In Loving Memory of Emilio C. "Emil" August 17, 2016 - 1st Anniversary Thank you for being the greatest gift we ever had. From Your Loving Family /- Photo Submission Guidelines Photos submitted for publication should have a minimum resolution of 150 dpi (or ppi), 300 dpi for best results. Photos taken with camera phones are typically only 72 dpi and will be too grainy to print. If taking photos for a submission, please use a digital camera. If supplying existing photos, please submit a high-quality print for scanning. 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 f ose Marie ( rallicciardi) Gomes May She ~est in eace ose Marie (Frallicciardi) McDuffy, and Nayeli Gomes. Gomes of Stoneham pass Great-grandmother of Landon, away peacefully on August Ruby Mac and Maxwell James. 6, 2017. Loving daughter Sister of Jenny Squillante of the late Alphonso and and Ralph of Medford, Lucy Giovanina (Leo) Frallicciardi. DiBenedetto and John, Dr. Beloved wife of the late David Vincent Frallicciardi and Rosa, E Gomes and loving daughter- Louisa Addonizio and Frank, in-law of the late Adelita Rocco Frallicciardi and Grace, Martinez. Joseph Frallicciardi and Mary, Devoted mother of David Alphonso Frallicciardi, and Gomes and Sandra of the Antonio Frallicciardi and Florence. Rose is also survived North End, Kenneth Gomes ..... ..... and Deborah of Franklin, Dr. by many loving nieces and Ronald Gomes and Carla nephews. of Canton, Mark Gomes of Wareham, Adele The family received visitors on Thursday from Epstein and Les of Melrose, Steven Gomes and 4:00-8:00 pm in the Boston Harborside Home, Gina of Providence, RI, and Jana McDuffy and 580 Commercial St., Boston. Mass of Christian Robert of Wareham. Burial will be celebrated in St. Stephen Church, Loving grandmother of Nicole Millea, Mark401 Hanover St., Boston on Fddayat 10:30am. Gomes, Danielle Gomes, David M. Gomes, To join procession to church, report to funeral Robert McDuffy, Robert Gomes, Shardae home for 9:30 am. Gomes, Rose McDuffy, David R. Gomes, NolanIn lieu of flowers, donations in Rosd memory Epstein, Siena Gomes, Joseph Epstein, Michaela may be made to: loslin Diabetes Center, 1 loslin ,McDuffy, Steven Gomes, Bianca Games, Julia Place, Boston,/VIA 02215. J Lawrence-Based Jackson Lumber & Millwork Acquires E.G. Barker Lumber of Wobum We are pleased to announce that, effective August 7, 2017, Jackson Lumber & Millwork has acquired E.G. Barker Lumber of Woburn, MA. Headquartered in Lawrence, MA, with addi- tional locations in Amesbury, MA, North Andover, MA, and Raymond, NH, Jackson Lumber & MiU- work has been owned and operated by the Torrisi family since 1946. Over the years, the company has grown significantly and now serves Greater Boston, the North Shore, and Southern New Hampshire as well as the Merrimack Valley area. Well-respected for offering quality materials, excellent customer service, and for technological advancements, Jackson Lumber & Millwork was named Nationai Dealer of the Year by ProSales Magazine in 2014, making Jackson the first New England dealer to receive this honor. The acquisition of E. G. Barker Lumber, with its close proximity to Route 93, will allow Jack- son Lumber & Millwork to better serve their greater Boston customer base. Continuously operating since 1887, E.G. Barker is well-known and respected in Woburn and surrounding com- munities. "After 39 years of dedicating my working life to Barker," said John Denison, "I have decided to sell the business and property to Jackson Lum- ber and Millwork. I considered other options, but I know that this is the best option for our Barker customers, our employees, and myself. Our acquisition by Jackson will increase opportuni- ties for both our customers and our employees." Mark Torrisi, president of Jackson Lumber & Millwork with John Denison, president of E.G. Barker Lumber Mark Torrisi, president of Jackson Lumber & Millwork remarked, "It has been a goal of ours for many years to have a location closer to Boston that would allow us to better serve our many customers in Greater Boston. After carefully exploring our options, we determined that acquiring E.G. Barker Lumber would be the best solution for our needs. We are excited about working with the E.G. Barker Lumber staff and leadership as we transition Barker to our Jackson Lumber & Millwork business model, and we look forward to providing all Barker customers with the best possible service and value." Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation Partners with Boston Harbor Now To Protect Tourists & Island Staff Through SunA WARE Education The Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation (CMPF) has been working with the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, the Department of Conservation and Recreation and Boston Harbor Now this summer to educate tourists, residents, and Island staff about the importance of proper sun protection. Distributing complimentary sunscreen (cour- tesy of Neutrogena) at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center are (left to right): Rebecca Smerling, Director of Programming, Boston Har- bor Now; MaryeUen Maguire-Eisen, Executive Director, CMPF; Beth Jackendoff, Lead Ranger, Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park; Elisabeth Colby, Youth Engagement Specialist, National Park Service/Boston Harbor Now; and Gabi Leyton-Nolan, Visitors Services Supervi- sor, Department of Conservation and Recreation. Maguire-Eisen said, "Having the opportunity to work with the National Park Service to train their staff and to promote proper sun awareness for tourists is an extremely important part of our mission. We teach sun protection because we know that an ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure." OPhoto by Scott Zisen) Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation is a non-profit, educational foundation established in 2003 by Maguire-Eisen to teach sun safety and melanoma awareness, free of charge, to children and the people who care for them. The organization's motto is "preventing skin cancer, one child at a time through education and advo- cacy." Visit www.melanomaprevention.org.