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Bella P. (Karelas) Bruno

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 13th in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 12:00 p.m. (Noon), for Bella P. (Karelas) Bruno, who died on Monday, February 15th at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, she was 88 years old.

Bella was born & raised in Woburn and was a proud alumna of Woburn High School, Class of 1950. As a young woman, she worked various jobs. She married her husband Carmine on September 21, 1959. They began their family together and later moved to Revere in 1970. Bella was a dedicated wife & mother. Family was everything to her. She enjoyed being surrounded by her children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren.

She is the beloved wife of 62 years to the late Carmine A. Bruno. Loving mother of Peggy Fallon & her husband Daniel of Lynnfield, Joseph A. Bruno of Revere, Stephen S. Bruno of Boston & David C. Bruno & his wife Maribeth of Billerica & also lovingly survived by Janet Messina & her husband David of Byfield & Karen Quinteros & her husband Edward of Florida. Cherished grandmother of 6 granddaughters & 3 great granddaughters. Dear sister of Marie Cusano & her late husband George “Babe” & the late Theodore Karelas & his late wife Alice, the late George Karelas & his surviving wife Rita Karelas of Melrose & the late Ernest Karelas. Many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews also survive her.

Memorial Funeral Mass

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained at the church. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the church.

Saturday, March 13th at 12:00 p.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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  1. Mary Jones
    Mar 13 2021

    Steven, I am so sorry for your loss. Although I didn’t know Bella personally, I felt as though I knew her because you spoke of her so often and I imagined her as a strong willed, feisty woman; one I would have like to have known.
    My sincere condolences to you and your family.

  2. Karen Zaccaria
    Mar 9 2021

    My deepest condolences to Bella’s wonderful family and friends.
    May she Rest In Peace.


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