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Anna (Santangelo) Berlandi

Anna (Santangelo) Berlandi

Anna (Santangelo) Berlandi

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, November 20th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), REVERE, for ANNA (Santangelo) BERLANDI, who died peacefully at Merrimack County Nursing Center in Boscawen, New Hampshire on Monday, November 17th at the age of 94 years young.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, November 21st at 9 AM followed by a funeral mass in the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, 487 BROADWAY (directly across from EVERETT CITY HALL), EVERETT, at 10 AM.  Born in Boston’s North End on October 18, 1920, she was the eleventh child to parents, Francesco & Adrianna (Interante) Santangelo.  She married the love of her life, George C. Berlandi.  She was but 18 years, & together they raised six children.  A deeply religious woman, she lived her faith, in total, i.e., she gave extraordinary care to her entire family, extended family & many, many friends.  Her supreme joy was given to all who met her through her baking goods.  Her special ingredient of love in her baking & in her life has left us all with an incredible legacy that will long be not forgotten.  Her loving husband, George, died in December of 1980.  She is the cherished mother of: Adrienne L. Sutera & her husband Vincent of Lynnfield, George C. Berlandi, Jr. & his wife Barbara of Concord, NH, Robert J.A. Berlandi & his wife Theresa of Wake Forest, North Carolina, Donna A. Berlandi-Cody of Rowley, & the late: Marie Gorgone & Diane F. Accardi.  She is also lovingly survived by 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, & 3 great-great-grandchildren.  She is the dear sister to the late: Lucy Alba, Marian Aiello, Domenica “Mamie” Ciulla, Mary Comeau, Catherine Bruno, Michael & Frank Santangelo.  Many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews also survive her.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Everett.


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

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  1. Tom Croteau
    Nov 24 2014

    Hi George & Barbara,

    Sorry to hear about your loss. My sincere condolences to all. Just think of the good memories you all had.


  2. Sherry Godlewski
    Nov 20 2014

    Dear George and Barbara – I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. It must be hard to have gone through this. I hope you guys are ok. Know you are in my thoughts.

    George – I miss you. Be in touch with me so we can connect when you have time.

    much love
    Sherry Godlewski

  3. Heidi Donovan
    Nov 19 2014

    Hello Donna
    We were so sorry to hear of your mother passing. Brian, Kailey,Kristy and I are thinking of you, Jess and your entire family. We wish you peace at this difficult time.

  4. Marilyn Pieczarka
    Nov 19 2014

    My sympathy to all for the lose of your Mother and Grandmother. Anna’s Granddaughter Monica has spoken most lovingly of her Gram and has shared many fond memories and stories of her. She will be missed by many but heaven is all the sweeter to have her.

    Monica’s co worker,


  5. Steve Long
    Nov 19 2014


    Very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My best to you and your family.

    Steve Long

  6. Cathy Ragusa Owen
    Nov 19 2014

    Dear Donna and family! What a beautiful women Aunt Anna is inside and out. Yes her special baking skills were such a treat.. I am so lucky to have been on her list of receiving her very special Oatmeal cinnamon bread on many occasions . She was always there for me and my family. Big hugs and prayers to all during this very difficult time..
    She has touched so many of us in so many wonderful ways..
    All my love
    Cathy Ragusa Owen and family

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