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Delia M. “Dee” Martins-DeModena

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, December 19th, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Delia M. “Dee” Martins-DeModena, who passed on Wednesday, December 11th at her Revere home, following a lengthy battle with metastatic cancer. Her funeral mass will follow the Visiting Hours in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 11:30 a.m. and will proceed immediately to Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett for interment.

Delia “Dee” was born in the District of Praia da Vitoria, Portugal on March 11, 1962 & came to settle in the U.S.A. in 1967. She was a resident of Cape Cod & an alumna of Sandwich High School, Class of 1980. She was also a resident of New Hampshire. She has been a Revere resident for over 22 years. While only working for about three years at Burlington Coat Factory in the supervisory level, she was well-loved & respected throughout the company. Actually, “Dee” was always received, no matter where or when, with warmth & genuine love & friendship. She thrived on the gift of family & friends.

She is the beloved wife & soulmate to Leonard V. “Lenny” DeModena. Adored mother to Desiree E. Murray, Atty. Dianne E. DeModena-Saunders & husband William Saunders, all of Revere & Denine E. Morgan of Warwick, R.I. Devoted daughter to Laura (Nunes) Martins- Marques & husband Antonio of Madison, ME & the late John F. Martins. Dear sister of Grace Carreiro of Anson, ME, Jo-Ann Pouliot & husband Danny of R.I., Suzann Martins of Ohio, Diane Darosa & husband Alvaro of FL, Caroline Martins of R.I., John Martins & wife, Samantha of Madison, ME & the late, Maria & Grace Martins, John Martins & Maria Natale. Cherished grandmother to Destiny R. & Deja S. Martin & William O. Saunders, all of Revere & Delina A. MacKay of Warwick, R.I. She is also lovingly survived by many special aunts, uncles, cousins & friends of many years.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, December 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, December 19th at 11:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers & because of Dee’s extraordinary love for children, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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  1. delina mackay
    Jan 30 2020

    i miss you everyday <3

  2. Marie DiMichele
    Dec 19 2019

    Dianne I was very saddened to hear that of Dee’s passing….we are all so sorry for your loss.Joe,Jared,Justin and I…Please know that you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts…your Mom was a wonderful woman she always smiled when I saw her… Wishing you all peace and comfort during this difficult time.. Love Ma Ma Marie❤️

  3. Martina
    Dec 18 2019

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Lenny as well as the rest of the family. May Dee’s memory be eternal.

  4. Daniel and Sandra OConnell
    Dec 16 2019

    So sorry Lenny beautiful lady

  5. Diana and mike wilhardt
    Dec 15 2019

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Lenny and your children and grandchildren we know how much family ment to Dee …we loved her kindness and her beautiful smile …she will be truly missed by her friends too …SO SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS OF A TRULY WONDERFUL LADY …RIP DEE.

  6. Brian and Stephanie
    Dec 15 2019

    My sweet and beautiful soul sister ❤️ May God’s Angels speed you home. Until we meet again…

  7. Dianne (Martins) Darosa
    Dec 13 2019

    Dee you always gave so much of yourself… matter what time of day i called and needed someone to talk to you were ALWAYS there….your SMILE and LAUGHTER will truly be MISSED!…its time to get your due rewards that you so much deserve…you will forever be in my ❤….I LOVE YOU…………….your sis Di

  8. Suzann Martins
    Dec 13 2019

    I Will miss you my beautiful sister..RIP you are a beautiful angel flying high beautiful nieces and brother Lenny I am so sorry for all the pain you are feeling..hugs and prayers for you all..I love you all.

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