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Elena M. (Mogavero) Pantano

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE on Monday, July 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., for Elena M. (Mogavero) Pantano, who died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 6th at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere, she was 90 years old. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, EVERETT at 11:00 a.m., immediately followed with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Elena was born & raised in Medford. She was a 1948 alumna of Medford High School, Class of 1948. She was married to her husband Albert W. Pantano, Jr. for 58 years. The couple resided in Revere for many years while they raised their children. Elena worked for many years as a waitress at the Ritz Cafe on Revere St. in Revere, the Chateau Deville & the Fernwood. She & her husband later moved to Everett, where she has been for about 15 years. She was a devoted & faithful parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Everett. Elena spent her days at the Revere Moose #2712 where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Post. There, she had many friends and loved to play bocce. She also loved to take trips to the casinos. Her family recalls all of the many wonderful holidays she hosted throughout the years & her legendary cooking. She was a simple woman that you would immediately love and want to be your friend.

She is the devoted wife of 58 years to the late Albert W. Pantano, Jr. Loving mother of Albert J. Pantano & wife Janet M. of The Villages, FL, formerly of Georgetown & Dennis Pantano of Everett. Proud & cherished grandmother of Amanda M. McMahon & husband Lawrence of Conifer, CO, Amie J. Richards & husband Maxwell of Methuen & Andrea L. Pantano of Cambridge. Adored great grandmother of Oliver George. Dear sister of the late Camille Young – Fischer, Sebastian “Buster” Mogavero & Jennie Parisi. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews & friends.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England, 219 E Main Street #100B, Milford, MA 01757 or by visiting


Visiting Hours

Monday, July 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, July 12th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 489 Broadway, Everett


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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  1. Evelyn Kennedy and Bob MacPherson
    Jul 12 2021

    We are so sorry for your loss and sorry we can’t be there with you today to celebrate the life of this special woman. Elena was loved by many and will surely be missed by her family and friends. Her warm and gentle spirit was felt by all who came into contact with her during her long life. May she rest in peace and may the family memories be a comfort to them as they grieve the loss of their dearly beloved.

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