Page 18 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 7, 2020 OBITUARIES Olympia M. (Cataldo) Sampson Of Saugus, formerly of Everett, age 89, January 28. Loving wife of John J. Sampson with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Beloved mother of Gregory Sampson and his wife Carol of Topsfield, Kathy DeSantis and her husband Paul of Saugus. Cherished grandmother of 4 grandchildren. Dear sister of Rosemarie Sola of Saugus and the late Salvatore, Ernest, George & Frank Cataldo and Kathleen Lamattina. U.S. Navy Vet of the Korean Conflict. Theodore Cocca tended family, nieces, nephews and many friends. Mr. Cocca was a proud Korean War Army Veteran. David P. Crosscup cle to many nieces and nephews, and loving Puppi to his great-nieces and nephews. Forty-year employee of Eversource. Lover of the outdoors, kayaking and hiking. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in David's memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215. Russell E. Doherty On Jan. 31, 2020, age 91. Beloved husband of the late Rose (Vivilecchia). Father of Carmen and his wife Paula of Wilmington, Maryann Cocca-Leffler and her husband Eric of Portland, ME, Diane Cocca-Spofford and her Michael of Merrimac, Ted, Jr. and his wife Karen of Tewksbury and Stephen and his wife Susan of Hull. Brother of the late Alfred, Henry and Francis. Also survived by twelve grandchildren, exOf Topsfield, formerly of Malden and Everett, February 3, 2020 at the age of 58. Beloved husband of Lucille (Vitale) Crosscup with whom he shared 38 years of marriage. Devoted father of Ariana of Topsfield. Loving grandfather to Mila and Jayson. Son to Donald P. Crosscup and his wife Bette of Brookline, son of the late Barbara (Baron). Brother of Donna Coveney and her husband David of Woburn, and Roberta Frati of Malden. Brother-in-law of Joseph Vitale and his wife Susan (Fisher) of Georgetown, Lillian (Vitale) Berardino and her husband Arthur of Middleton. Cherished unPassed following a lengthy illness at his winter residence, in Inverness, Florida on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Born in Winthrop, he lived his early years in Everett & Peabody. He was a 1971 alumnus of the Northeast Regional Vocational School of Wakefield. In June of 1972, he entered the U.S. Navy, during the Vietnam Era & served until February of 1973, with the rank of Ensign 2nd Class. Early on in his working career, he worked for the Revere School System as a custodian. Later, he would begin a 25year service as a Mail Handler in the U.S. Postal Service, dividing his time between the South Postal Annex & the former Postal Annex at Logan Airport. Russell, along with his late brother, Michael “Bowl” Doherty, were active members of the former Revere 27- Lancers Drum & Bugle Corps. & also the Revere Reveries. Russell was most proud & content to reflect upon his time in the drum corps & the many friendships that were brought about by that very happy time in his life. He is the beloved husband of 39 years to M. Linda (Moschella) Doherty. He is the cherished father of Brian R. & Jason M. Doherty of Revere. He is the devoted brother of William E. Doherty of South Florida, Susan J. Rothwell & her husband, Stephen of Hanson, MA & the late Michael “Bowl” Doherty. He is the proud brother-in-law of Judith F. “Judi” (Dodge) Doherty of Peabody, Dr. William A. Moschella, D.M.D. & his wife, Eileen of Lynn and the late Robert S.”Robbie” Moschella. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews. He was the dear son of the late, William F. & Pauline (Elliott) Doherty & the respected son-in-law to the late Revere Deputy Fire Chief Angelo S. Moschella & the late Antoinetta “Netta” (Casella) Moschella. OBITUARIES | SEE PAGE 19

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