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THE MALDEN ADVOCATE - Friday, May 8, 2015
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Wah Lum Kung Fu of New England celebrates 45 years
ayor Gary Christenson attended the Wah Lum Kung
Fu 45th Anniversary “Celebration of the Ancient and Traditional Forms Performed by the
Masters” at John Hancock Hall
in Boston on Saturday, May 2.
The event honored Grandmaster Pui Chan for his 45 years
of outstanding efforts in promoting martial art traditions
to people of all cultural backgrounds. From opening the
first Wah Lum Kung Fu School
1. William Wordsworth
2. New York’s Westminster
Kennel Club dog show
3. Connecticut
4. They are frequently
traded currencies: the
Canadian dollar, the U.S.
dollar and the Japanese
5. Judy Garland
6. L. L. Bean
7. A robin
8. The March Hare
9. The Beatles
10. Eagles and other raptors
11. Geoffrey Chaucer
12. An emoticon
13. England
14. Lady’s smock
15. 14
16. Amerigo Vespucci
17. Dr. Benjamin Spock
18. Marvin Gardens (Marven
19. Winston Churchill
20. Tchaikovsky
Shown giving a rousing performance are some of the students of the Wah Lum Kung Fu & Tai
Chi Academy in Malden.
in Boston to passing down the
traditional art form nationwide
and worldwide, Grandmaster Chan has made immeasurable contributions to one of the
best-established Chinese Kung
Fu systems in the West.
Masters from around the world
were invited to perform at the
event, including students of the
Wah Lum Kung Fu & Tai Chi Academy in Malden, who were accompanied by their instructor, Sifu Mai
Du. For more information, please
Mary N. (Pecci) Venditelli
f Malden, May 2nd. Beloved
wife of Mario A. Venditelli. Mother of Denise Venditelli
and her husband Michael Cammarata of Manchester, NH, Lisa
Venditelli Karmel and her husband Clay of San Diego, CA and
Marisa Leonard and her husband Sean of Malden. Grandmother of Kristen, Max, Caitlyn
and Jake. Sister of Arthur Pecci
of Waltham and the late Edith
D’Amico, Alba Carrozza, Frank
Pecci and Henry Pecci. She is
also survived by several nieces
and nephews. Mary was raised
and educated in East Boston.
She is a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1947.
She is also a graduate of Burdett College. She worked as an
Administrative Assistant in the
Banking and Real Estate field
for many years. She enjoyed
bowling in a league with her
husband Mario for many years.
First and foremost, Mary was
a homemaker who enjoyed
spending time with her family.
Her funeral was held from the
Breslin Funeral Home, Malden
on Friday, May 8th, followed by a
Funeral Mass celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church,
Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be
made to the American Stroke
Assoc., P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse,
NY 13220-3049.
Kathleen A. Skerry, of CA.
Cherished son of Dorothy C.
and the late John HJ. Skerry, of Malden; dear brother of John J. Skerry, of Malden, and Dennis P. Skerry, of
Woburn, Proud grandfather
granddaughters, Emma, and
Lila; loving son-in-law of Ma-
rie Pare’, FL. A Memorial Mass
for James was held on Friday,
May 8th, at the Immaculate
Conception Church in Malden. Contributions as a Memorial may be made to the
Treasure Coast Hospice, 500
Dunn Road, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981
James M. Skerry
ebruary 5, 2015, age 66,
of Saint Lucie West, Florida, formerly of Malden, died
Thursday, at his home. Born
in Malden, Massachusetts,
beloved husband of Dianne
M. Skerry; devoted father
of Karen M. Craig, and her
husband, David, of CT, and
William H. Redford
n April 29, long of Malden.
Beloved husband of Helen L. (Fortier). Devoted father of Jean F. and husband
Fred Scribner III of Rowley,
William A. Redford and wife
Christine of Reading, and
Janet L. and husband Lawrence Brown of NH. Cherished brother of Alexander
A. Redford of Saugus, and the
late Melvin A. Redford. Proud
grandfather of 9 and greatgrandfather of 11. Funeral
services were held at the Forest Dale Community Church,
Malden on Monday, May 4th.
Donations in William’s memory may be made to the Forest Dale Community Church
or Hallmark Health VNA Hospice, 178 Savin St., Suite 300,
Malden, MA 02148 Late WWII
Veteran US Army.
Joseph Pisapia
f Revere, formerly of Malden and Everett, unexpectedly, April 30. Beloved
son of Anna (Navarro) and
the late Vincenzo Pisapia.
Dear and devoted father of
Anna Peppe and her husband, Joseph of N. Reading
and the late Joseph Pisapia, Jr. Brother of Tony Pisapia and his wife, Joanne
and Rose Marenghi of Malden, Ferdinand Pisapia and
his wife, Gail of Everett and
Anna Pisapia of Revere. Loving grandfather of Guiliana
and Andrew Peppe. Former
husband of Elizabeth Ann
(Crinavic) Pisapia of Revere.
His funeral was held from
the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home on Tuesday, May
5, followed by a Funeral
Mass in the Sacred Hearts
Church, Malden. Interment
Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joseph’s memory to the Joseph “Joey” Pisapia, Jr. Scholarship Fund, c/o
Malden High School, 77 Salem St., Malden, MA 02148,
would be sincerely appreciated.