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Alberta (Mogorovich) Blanciforti

 

Alberta (Mogorovich) Blanciforti

Alberta (Mogorovich) Blanciforti

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday (only) from 9 to 10:30 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107 Revere, for Alberta (Mogorovich) Blanciforti, who died on Saturday, January 17th at the Whidden Memorial Hospital following a long Illness. A funeral mass will follow the visitation at 11 a.m. in St. Michael The Archangel Chapel, at the Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150. Born & raised in Trieste, Italy. When Alberta was just 19 years old, her life would change forever. During World War II, the Germans invaded her hometown of Trieste, and she became a prisoner of war and was sent off to a Concentration Camp. She witnessed & endured horror for three years. When the war was over, she was one of only a few “Survivors”. She returned to Trieste and shortly after, she would meet and fall in love with Jospeh Blanciforti , while he was an soldier in the United States Army. The couple left Italy and came to America, settling in Revere. That was where they made their home. She would become a mother, having a set of twin girls. Alberta loved her new life in America and being a wife and mother. She loved to knit, crochet & sew, she made various creations of all sorts. She was also a caregiver to many people. She is the beloved wife of the late Joseph Blanciforti of whom she shared 57 years of marriage with. She is the loving mother of Dr. Laura A. Blanciforti – Phipps & her husband Timothy of Morgantown, WV & Linda M. O’Hara & her companion Thomas Sullivan of Revere. She is the cherished grandmother of Molly A. O’Hara & her fiancé Martin Pino & Kori M. O’Hara & her fiancé John A. LaSala all of Revere, Nicholas Phipps & Zachary Phipps both of Morgantown, WV. Also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins & her two canine companions Roxy & Tedy. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett). In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: The Activities Fund at the Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, January 22nd from 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, January 22nd at 11 a.m. in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel, 91 Crest Ave. Chelsea, MA 02150

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett)

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: The Activities Fund at the Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150.

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  1. Joan McKay
    Jan 22 2015

    Dear Laura and family, You have my sincere condolences over the passing of an extraordinary woman. My heart was touched by the obituary. Sincerely, Joan

  2. Sherry Kuehn
    Jan 22 2015

    Laura,

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. It sounds like your mother was an amazing woman and quite strong.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    Sherry

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