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POST.GAZETTE, OCTOBER 31,2014 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-GAZETT~ - 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. 118- No. 44 Friday, October 31,2014 OUR POLICY: To help preserve 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 them: 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. GUEST EDITORIAL CANADA LATEST TERROR TARGET by Sal Giarratani A gunman attacked Canada's parliament in Ottawa on Wednesday, October 22 while nearby Prime Minster Stephen Harper was speaking. Just before this attack, a Canadian soldier, on guard at the National War Memorial, was fatally shot. The gunman reportedly was a recent convert to Radi- cal Islam. He was shot dead inside the building. Two days earlier, in Montreal, another apparent Radical Islamist tried to run down two Canadian soldiers with his car. This was not just an attack on a building or the kill- ing of a soldier; it was an attack on Canadian Democ- racy and on all of western civilization. It would appear that while ISIS fighters are running all over Iraq and Syria, building their Islamic State, the greatest danger to America, Canada and the civi- lized world are homegrown converts or as conserva- tive radio host Dennis Miller on his weekday show (WCRN Radio am830) called these converts, "recently hatched monsters," which they clearly are. Kudos goes out to Parliamentary Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, who shot the guy and sent him to his virgins in the sky. This latest attack on civilization will not be the last. We must remain on guard. We have a terrible evil out there roaming the world. Like Ebola, we need to fight it at its source, but never forget that radicalized Ameri- cans or Canadians are already among us lurking in the shadows waiting for their moment. We need to secure our borders because without them, as Thomas Jefferson warned us over 238 years ago, we have no nation. LETTERS POLICY The Post-Gazette invites its readers to submit Letters to the Editor. Letters should be typed c~o.uble-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 130135, Boston, MA 02113 May She Rest Peace Eleanor P. DeLibero, 83, passed away peacefully in her Leominster home on Friday, October 24. "Ellie" was born to the late Mary and Ralph DiDuca, March 17, 1931, in Newton. Ellie gradu- ated from Newton High School in 1949 and was a member of the National Honor Society. She married the late John DeLibero in 1952 and eventually settled in Leominster, Massachusetts. Married for over 50 years, Ellie and John were not only lifelong partners in marriage but also in business and in the Leominster community. They opened Northgate Pharmacy together in 1964 which they operated for many years. Also in 1964, Ellie and John, a talented artist, established the Leominster Art Association out of their home with 6 people. Ellie served as the association's treasurer. Today, the Associa- tion boasts a membership of over 250. In 2003, Ellie and John were named Leominster Citizen's of the Year and in 2011, Ellie was presented with the Mayor's Community Service Award by Mayor Dean Mazzarrella. Ellie loved art, flower arranging and keep- ing busy. For many years she worked with her younger sister, Yolanda DiDuca Celluci, at Yolanda's Bridal Salon and Spa in Waltham. After the salon closed, Ellie went to work with her niece, Sondra Celli, at Sondra Celli Designs in Waltham. Ellie was prede- ceased in death by her brother, Joseph DiDuca, and is survived by her younger sister, Yolanda DiDuca Cellucci of Waltham and her sister in laws, Nancy DiDuca of Belmont and Anna McCarthy of Leominster. Ellie was the devoted and cherished aunt of her beloved nieces, Sondra Celli of Lincoln, Linda Cole Petrosian of Waltham, Darlene Corda of Fitchburg, Cindy Peterson of Lunenburg and Darci Saulnier of Lunenburg. Ellie was adored by and will be remembered with love by her three great-grandniece and nephews, Milan Damirjian of New York, Dimitri Petrosian and Alec Petrosian of Waltham. Funeral was from the Brandon Funeral Home, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Funeral Mass was in St. Leo's Church, Leominster, MA. Burial followed at St. Leo's Cemetery, Leominster, Massachusetts. Disney Show Names Russo Second Assistant Director by Christian Guarino Chris Russo (right) shown with proud parents Sal "Bosco" Diecidue and Therese Russo Diecidue. North End native Chris Russo, a member of the Directors Guild of America, was recently credited as the Second Assistant Director on the hit Disney XD channel pro- gram, Mighty Med which airs on Mondays at 8:30 pm. Russo, who attended Saint John's School in the North End and the Boston Arts Acad- emy, later graduated from Cal State Long Chris Russo received first credit as Sec- ond Assistant Director recently on Mighty Med, the Disney XD TV show that airs on Mondays at 8:30 pro. The shows is now running its second season. Beach where he studied film. He began working on the set of Mighty Med this past summer. Chris is the epitome of a local boy who followed his dreams. Best of luck Chris! Family, Friends & Fun at Beachmont VFW Post by Sal Giarratani The Beachmont VFW Post in Revere was a rocking and a rolling as East Bostonians, past and present, gathered in a party atmosphere for ~o good reason other than having fun and talking about the. old days. Over 85 folks ended up celebrating their Eastie Pride to the dance music of DJ Damian. The good old days of the '40s, '50s, '60s and '70s were relived on the dance floor where Eastie folks showed they never forget how to dance and have a good time. Cassy Martorana, Rita Lombardi and Georgann DiViecari. Join us for a holiday shopping kick . Enjoy a few hours of retail therapy with your friends and family featuring a variety of local vendors, raffles and lots of fun! The Federal Trade Commission works for the consumer to prevent fraud and deception. Call 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357) or log on to WWW.ft.gOV. Some of our fabulous vendors include: PartyLite Candles, Thirty-one Bags, Tupperware, Kidz Couture, Barefoot Books, Dan Dalo's wreaths n' more, Knitsall, Mary Kay, Paparazzi Jewelry, and many more! See you theret Sunday, November 23'd 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 111 Orient Avenue ~ East Boston, MA