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Lilla (Bradley) Harvey

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, January 29th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE, for Lilla (Bradley) Harvey, who died following a long period of declining health on Tuesday, January 24th at her Saugus residence. Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, January 30th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Margaret’s Church, 431 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS at 11:00 a.m.

Born & raised in Beachmont, Revere, she was a 1949 alumna of Revere High School. She had a ten-year career with N.E. Tel & Tel as a telephone operator and retired in 1958. She & her family moved to Saugus in 1960. She was the quintessence of Motherhood and thoroughly enjoyed having her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and her large extended family around her at all times. After her children would marry, she became active in several social organizations. She was a member of the Revere Seniors, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Beachmont V.F.W Post #6712, a member of the Revere Patriots’ Club, the Revere Chapter of the Red Hatters & the Lynnway Bowlers Group.

She was the beloved wife of the late George L. Harvey, Jr., who passed in February of 2007. She is the devoted mother of Denise J. Murphy of Saugus, Timothy P. Harvey & his wife Terri of Saugus, Christopher D. Harvey of Saugus, Patrice L. Solomons & her husband Michael J. of Windham, NH & the late George L. Harvey, III. She is the cherished sister of Sr. Thomas Joseph Bradley, CSJ (former Principal of Immaculate Conception Grammar School-Revere) of Brighton, Mass., the late Leona Bernard, Thomas M. & Richard B. Bradley & June Fields. She is the loving grandmother to Leah, Melissa, Nicole, Brittany, Bethany, Sarah, Derek, Christopher, Jordan, Samantha, Lindsy, Sean, Ryan, Andrew, & Zachary. She is the adored great-grandmother to Ella, Lily, Kaitlyn, Jocelyn, Kyla, Shaelyn, Hannah, Evelyn & Stella. She is also lovingly survived by her niece Bunice “DeDe” Anderson of Saugus & many other nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.


Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, January 29th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, January 30th at 11:00  a.m. in St. Margaret’s Church, Saugus

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701

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  1. Stephen Fielding, Director, Revere Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center
    Jan 28 2017

    The Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center staff offers our sincere prayers and thoughts for Lilla and her entire family. We will miss her beautiful personality, warm smile, and the competitiveness she displayed as a long-time participant in the Senior Bowling and Bocce Leagues. Good bless Lilla.
    Stephen Fielding
    Director, Revere Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center

  2. MARIE HENNESSEY
    Jan 28 2017

    So sorry for you loss. You family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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