Obituaries 12-22-2011

December 23, 2011
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Civita ‘Tina’ Di Nitto

Arlington Resident

Civita M. “Tina” (Colozzi) Di Nitto of Arlington died on December 13.

She was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas “Nick” Di Nitto; mother of Marie Bassett and her husband, Franklin of Arlington, Carol Howard- Kovach and her husband, Christopher of Charlestown and Barbra Reddish and her husband, Matthew of Hanover; daughter of the late Erasmo and Anna Colozzi; grandmother of Michaela Bassett, Olivia Reddish and Alexandra Kovach; sister of Anthony Colozzi of Wakefield; Rosalie Barbuto, Diane Eromin and Linda Pike of Arlington.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Cota-Struzziero Funeral Home, Somerville. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association , 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. www.cotafuneraIhomes.com

Henry ‘Hank’ Murphy

Of Medford, formerly of Charlestown

Henry F. “Hank” Murphy of Medford, formerly of Charlestown, died on December 17.

A US Navy veteran of World War II and a  member of Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association, he was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (MacQuarrie); devoted father of Barbara Murphy of New Jersey, Henry Murphy, Jr. and his wife, Janet, Patricia Murphy, Joanne Shea and her husband, Brian, Michael Murphy and his wife, Robin and John Murphy and his wife, Erin; brother of the late Helena Cunio, Susan Godsell, Bessie Ritchie, Catherine MacDonald, Alice Walker, John, Charles, Ruth, George and Eugene Murphy. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the John H. Sawyer Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in may be made to The Charlestown Boys and Girls Clubs, 15 Green St., Charlestown, MA 02129.