THE MALDEN ADVOCATE - Friday, May 8, 2015 Page 16 Wah Lum Kung Fu of New England celebrates 45 years M 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 Advocate FROM PAGE 15 Answers 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 yen 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 Gardens) 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 visit www.wahlumacademy.com. ~Obituaries~ O 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 F 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 O 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 O 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.
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