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Antoinette (Velona) Cogliandro

Antoinette Cogliandro

Visiting hours are Monday, July 23rd, 2012 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Antoinette “Tootsie” (Velona) Cogliandro, who died at Epoch of Melrose on Friday, July 20th, after a long illness, at 93 years.  The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, July 24th at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere at 10 a.m.  Born in East Boston, she was raised there, educated there, & moved to Revere in 1947.  For many years, she worked as a stitcher for the former Picariello-Singer Manufacturing Co. of East Boston.  Later in life, she was the accountant & bookkeeper for her husband’s barber shops, in East Boston & Cambridge.  Her late husband, Michael “Mike” Cogliandro, died on April 19, 2009.  “Mike” was a most-popular figure in the Cambridge & East Boston communities.  She is the beloved mother of Anthony C. Cogliandro & his wife Annina of Saugus, & the late: Domenic J. & Richard F. Cogliandro.  She is also the dear mother-in-law of Pat & Irma Cogliandro, both of Salem, MA.  Devoted Grandmother to: Marisa Vaughn & her husband Eric of Saugus, Michael R. Cogliandro & his wife Sarah of Salem, MA, Michael A. Cogliandro & his wife Stephanie of Cumberland, RI, Michelle Brewster & her husband Matthew of Portsmouth, NH, & Anthony S. Cogliandro of Saugus.  She was the dear sister of the late: Anna Ali, Bruno, Hugo, & Nicholas Velona.  She is also lovingly survived by her Great-Grandchildren, Adriana, Carina, Parker, & Connor, her brother-in-law, Sam Cogliandro & his wife Marianna of Revere, & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688.

Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688.

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