Page 2 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021 MAYOR | FROM PAGE 1 erans Offi ce has the funding it needs,” said Cristiano. She said one of DeMaria’s more recent accomplishments was rebuilding and rededicating the Gold Star Pavilion two years ago. “I’m so proud of our mayor; he’s involved day to day in providing service and comfort to our veterans,” she said. DeMaria’s commitment has an even deeper meaning for the family of Christopher Brienza, a petty officer secMayor Carlo DeMaria, Veterans Commissioner Jeanne Cristiano and Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Executive Director Daniel Magoon (center) are shown with members of the Everett Police and Fire Departments. (Photos Courtesy of the City of Everett) ond class in the U.S. Navy who at 22 years old was killed in a car accident four years ago in Florida. Cristiano said that on several occasions DeMaria has made even greater eff orts to honor Brienza. While it is a great honor to have family members in the military, no one is ever fully prepared to learn that their loved one is not coming home. “I can tell you, no one wants to be a Gold Star Family,” said Cristiano. Mayor Carlo DeMaria speaks about his continued commitment to Everett’s veterans. Veterans Commissioner Jeanne Cristiano Daniel Magoon, executive director of Massachusetts Fallen Heroes

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