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Joanne M. (McCormack) Cicatelli

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Monday, December 17thfrom 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE for Joanne M. (McCormack) Cicatelli, who passed at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital on Thursday, December 13th, following a lengthy illness. Her will be conducted from the funeral home on Tuesday, December 18th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE, at 11:00 a.m., immediately followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

 Born & raised in Cambridge, Joanne was a 1956 alumna of Cambridge Girls’ High School. She continued on with her vision of becoming a Hairstylist and was a graduate of Boston Hairdressing Academy. In 1967, Joanne opened “Discoveries Plus II” in Boston’s Back Bay. She ran & operated the facility until retiring in 2009. Joanne’s work ethic & her wonderfully large personality drew many people to her “Shoppe”. Not only were people, properly coiffured, they were considered extended family to her & her staff.

She leaves her beloved husband of 57 years, Louis J. “Lingo” Cicatelli. She is the devoted mother of George W. “Billy” Harrison & his wife, Nina (Sciliano) of Revere & the late “Bobby Love”. She is the cherished grandmother of Brianna Harrison & her partner, Joshua of Cleveland, Ohio, George W. Harrison of Revere, Dr. Louis Cicatelli & Christina Cicatelli of Topsfield & the late Joseph W. Harrison. She is the dear sister of the late John J. “Lucky” McCormack & his late wife, Dolores C. (Beck) McCormack, Thomas V., Robert F. & Joseph J. McCormack. She is also lovingly survived by Lawrence”Larry” Cicatelli & his life-time partner, Michael Dorangrichia of Wisconsin & Louis J. Cicatelli Jr. & his wife, Jean of Topsfield. She is also the proud aunt to Carolyn L. McElroy & her husband, Kenneth C. of Shirley, formerly of Cambridge. Joanne is also survived by several other nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews & also devotedly survived by her great-grandchildren; Joseph A., Rosalyn E., Malachi, Quill, Lincoln, Louis & Christina.



Visiting Hours

Monday, December 17th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, December 18th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

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  1. Patrick r Trainor
    Dec 14 2020

    I have only tears and, beautiful thoughts of the times that I was able to be great friends to her “late grandchild Joseph Harrison” that was when Joanne became a grandmother to me and lingo was right by her side a true couple that were happily married for so long, I feel like she in Heaven in peace now loved by so many I’m just grateful that I was able to have the chance to meet Joseph Ling And Joanne. stay strong lingo ,a true gentleman and Husband.

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