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Clara (Vega) Tollo

Clara (Vega) Tollo

Clara (Vega) Tollo

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Clara (Vega) Tollo who passed on Friday, February 21st after a brief illness.  A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, February 26th at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church (Revere) at 10 a.m.  Born in Italy, she came to the United States of America as a young girl with her family, settling in East Boston.  Mrs. Tollo lived in Revere for the past 38 years & lived in East Boston for many years.  Her working career was spent as a stitcher in Boston’s Garment District.  Mrs. Tollo was the “Hallmark” Mom, Grandmother, Sister & Aunt.  Family was indeed her priority.  She & her late husband, Joseph Tollo, who passed away February of 1999, were long-time devotees of St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Revere.  She is the devoted mother of Arleen C. Puccia & her husband Philip of Andover, and Joanne DiGregorio & her husband Eugene of Melrose.  She was the dear sister of the late: Olga Conklin, Rose C. Sistis, Amadeo & Domenic Vega.  She is the cherished grandmother of Philip Puccia, III & his wife Dorothy of Andover, Joseph D. Puccia of Boston, Jessica L. Hudson & her husband Ross of Chicago, IL, Roger M. DiGregorio & his wife Eden of Wellington, FL, Tamara L. Josti & her husband Timothy of East Brookfield, and Dean Jeffrey DiGregorio & his wife Tonya of Methuen.  She is also lovingly survived by her 10 great grandchildren: Alexandra, Lillian & Madeline Puccia, Cody, Logan & Tyler Josti, Brock & Gia DiGregorio, Siana, Quillen & Tessa Rose Hudson and several nieces & nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 from 5 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church (Revere).


Holy Cross Cemetery (Malden).

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