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Elisa P. (Ferrara) Guazzerotti

Funeral Services & Interment were held privately for Elisa P. (Ferrara) Guazzerotti who died surrounded by her loving family at her home in Revere on Saturday, November 27th following a long illness, she was 90 years old.

Elisa was born in Foggia, Italy to Guiseppe & Giovanna (Giordano) Ferrara. She grew up in Italy and was educated there as well. She journeyed to the United States in 1955. She was married to her husband Fred Guazzerotti in 1957. The couple settled in East Boston then Revere where she was a loving & proud homemaker & mother. Family was paramount to Elisa, and she did everything to ensure that her family had everything they needed. She will be remembered for her witty humor and loving kindness. She is the beloved wife of 64 years to Fred A. Guazzerotti of Revere. The loving mother of Julia Morico of Revere, Fred Guazzerotti & wife Holly of Mooresville, NC., & Patricia Catanzaro & her partner Mohamad Kabbara of Saugus. The cherished grandmother of Christina Strong & husband Jonathan of Danvers, Angela Otolo & husband Robert of Danvers, Anthony Morico of Revere, Jordan Catanzaro of Revere, Joshua Catanzaro of Las Vegas, NM., Andrew Guazzerotti of Huntsville, Al., & Anna Guazzerotti of Mooresville, NC. She is the great grandmother of Sophia, Jonathan “J.J.”, Jayce, Stella, Camden, & Liam. She is the dear sister of the late Dante Ferrara. Also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF New England Chapter 60 Walnut St. Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.


Funeral Services were Private


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  1. julie morico
    Dec 15 2021

    Mom I miss you so much the only comfort I have is that your with your mom,brother and baby boy. I will love you forever, and forever you will be in my heart. Till we meet again mom.

  2. Jim Mara
    Dec 5 2021

    Uncle Freddie, Cousin Fred, Cousin Julie, Cousin Patricia. I am so very sorry for your loss. Will always remember the times spent at your home in Revere as a child.

    Auntie Lisa, always loving and welcoming. I will always remember your laugh. I can hear it now. Always making me feel that I belonged in your loving home. Thank you, Auntie Lisa.

    Peace to you all during this most difficult of times

    Cousin Jimmy

  3. Fred Guazzerotti
    Dec 1 2021

    I love you, Ma.
    Until we meet again. ❤️

  4. Janet Albanese Sweeney
    Dec 1 2021

    Lovingly remembered. I knew you as a young aunt visiting the crazy Guazzerotti family in Jamaica Plain at Gramnas house Spring Park Ave. My Dad coming over to help Uncle Freddie with projects.

    I have a bunch of notes about your life. We sat on the back porch and we just talked about you and my mom and all the relatives on that side of my mom’s family.

    May you rest in peace

  5. Michael Albanese
    Dec 1 2021

    Heaven has its angel back. Love you Auntie Lisa and your memory lives on with me now and forever. You were sweet and kind and always wonderful to me as a boy and I will always remember summer days at Revere Beach with you and my dear cousins, Julie, Freddie and Patricia. You were one of a kind. Rest In Peace. All my love to the Guazzerotti family.

    Michael

  6. Moe
    Dec 1 2021

    You were better than just a Mother in Law. You loved me like a son. I loved you too. I miss you.

  7. patricia catanzaro
    Nov 29 2021

    I miss you, mommy. You left a huge imprint on a lot of peoples hearts I will carry you forever in mine. My only speck of happiness is that you are finally rid of pain and that you are with your family and friends. ❤️

  8. Debbie FERRARA Restiano
    Nov 29 2021

    Aunty my hope is that you are up there in heaven with my Dad bossing you around as usual. Coming to your house on Sundays, walking down Bay Road from our house to yours!! Nana and you and my Dad always with the espresso perking and pastry everywhere. You breaking up the arguments between Nana and anyone !!LOL I know my Dad was your world and you were his also, both of you inseparable growing up and later in life. No matter any sadness you both grew up with you ALWAYS had each other (this is what my Dad would always say). I know now you are in peace with Nana and Daddy and laughing and enjoying yourselves as you did on Sundays together. Julie, Freddie and my pal Tricia…I will always be here for all of you and though I know your kids are all sad…she had so much fun with them and her “nella” Christina!! I will miss the days of all the “Ferrara Family” crazy we all shared and most of all, I will miss you for eternity..with all my love, your niece Debbie

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